Movies like Charlotte Corday

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Charlotte Corday (2008)
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Charlotte Corday (2008)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in July 1793 during the outbreak of the French Revolution and the unleashing of the Reign of Terror, a young girl from Caen named Charlotte Corday plots to assassinate Jacobin newspaper editor Jean-Paul Marat.
Style: political thriller, suspense
Plot: prison, assassin, murder investigation, french revolution, political repression, female assassin, terror, martyrdom, dead man, money, friendship, hotel, psychopath, court, trial, restaurant, wine, death sentence, rebellion, sun, knife, courage, mansion, paranoia, hate ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: paris france, france, normandy

Most similar movies to Charlotte Corday

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspense and tense films with plots about murder, blood, death, friendship, chase, prison and brutality mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Charlotte Corday: The French Revolution (1989), Danton (1983), Sade (2000), Stalin (1992), One Nation, One King (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The French Revolution (1989)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: France, Italy, West Germany, Canada, UK
Duration: 335 min.
Story: A history of the French Revolution from the decision of the king to convene the Etats-Generaux in 1789 in order to deal with France's debt problem. The first part of the movie tells the story from 1789 until August 10, 1792 (when the King Louis ...
Style: uplifting, captivating, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: french revolution, revolution, militant, rebellion, french history, fighting the system, state affairs, politics, downfall, against the odds, royal family, rebelliousness ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1780s
Place: europe, france, versailles, paris france
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Danton (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Poland
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Danton and Robespierre were close friends and fought together in the French Revolution, but by 1793 Robespierre was France's ruler, determined to wipe out opposition with a series of mass executions that became known as the Reign of Terror. ...
Style: talky, epic, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: french revolution, revolution, political unrest, politics, idealism, death row, intrigue, rebellion, french history, rebelliousness, royal family, holocaust ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1790s, 1930s
Place: france, paris france, poland, europe, spain ...
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Sade (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man prepares himself to be transferred to a detention center and rest home where he will relive one more time the highlights of his youth.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, melancholic, sexual ...
Plot: s&m, convent, revolution, prison, debauchery, sexual relations, aristocrat, murder, couple relations, couples, rebellion, rebelliousness ...
Time: 1790s, 18th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 7.1
 2K
Stalin (1992)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Russia, Hungary, USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: The life and career of the brutal Soviet dictator, Josef Stalin.
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, captivating, political thriller ...
Plot: murder, leadership, josef stalin, paranoia, stroke, child molester, politics, head of state, society, corrupted ruler, dictatorship, ruler ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s, 1930s, 50s, 40s ...
Place: ussr, soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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One Nation, One King (2018)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Un peuple et son roi crosses the destinies of the men and women of the population, and those of historical figures. Their meeting place is the newly founded National Assembly. At the heart of the story lie the fate of the king and the birth of the ...
Style: realistic, factual, tense, captivating
Plot: french revolution, king of france, french history, politics, martial law, arrest, execution, interrogation, poverty, feminism, female nudity, tree ...
Time: 18th century
Place: paris france, france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Jefferson in Paris (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: His wife having recently died, Thomas Jefferson accepts the post of United States ambassador to pre-revolutionary France, though he finds it difficult to adjust to life in a country where the aristocracy subjugates an increasingly restless ...
Style: stylized, contemplative, realistic, serious, visually appealing ...
Plot: friendship, interracial relations, slavery, romance, ambassador, interracial romance, revolution, politics, couples, manners, political unrest, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1780s, 19th century
Place: paris france, france, versailles, europe, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.2
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The President (2012)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Philippines
Duration: 162 min.
Story: The film begins with his capture by Philippine and US forces under Frederick Funston's command in 1901, then flashes back to 1886, when an old woman gives Aguinaldo and his childhood friend Candido Tirona cryptic prophecies. Ten years later, ...
Style: suspense, political thriller, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: conspiracy, freedom fighter, friendship, assassination, election, treason, rebellion, president, husband wife relationship, murder, spy, revolution ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.2
 2K
Romero (1989)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Romero is a compelling and deeply moving look at the life of Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador, who made the ultimate sacrifice in a passionate stand against social injustice and oppression in his county. This fil chronicles the transformation ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, suspense, christian film ...
Plot: murder, church, bishop, fighting the system, priest, politics, battles, campaign, political unrest, society, crimes, clergy ...
Time: 80s, 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Amin: The Rise and Fall (1981)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Nigeria, Kenya
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The chronicle of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin and his tyranic rule from 1971 to his overthrow in 1979.
Style: suspense, political thriller, sinister, slasher
Plot: dictator, atrocity, historical figure, party, doctor, blood, paranoia, husband wife relationship, luxury, soldier, military, speech ...
Place: uganda, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Lady and the Duke (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 129 min.
Story: This breathtaking, visually experimental film from New Wave director Eric Rohmer tells the true story of Grace Dalrymple Elliot (Lucy Russell), a British aristocrat trapped in Paris during the French Revolution. Determined to maintain her stiff ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, realistic, disturbing, clever ...
Plot: master and servant, french revolution, politics, aristocrat, battles, friendship, duke, rebelliousness, forbidden love, romance, society, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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I, Olga Hepnarova (2016)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Poland, France, Slovakia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Olga is a complex young woman desperate to break free from her unfeeling family and social conventions. With her Louise Brooks-like tomboyish looks she drags herself, chain-smoking, from one job to another until she appears to find her niche as a ...
Style: psychological, serious, disturbing, realistic, queer cinema ...
Plot: anti social, mental institution, dysfunctional family, female psychopath, socially awkward, mother daughter relationship, murder, paranoia, mental illness, true crime, mentally unstable, estranged daughter ...
Time: year 1975, 70s
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.9
 2K
Flic Story (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The film story depicts Emile Buisson, following the death of his wife and child, escaping from a psychiatric institution in 1947 and returning to Paris. Buisson, who three years later would become France's public enemy number one, begins a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, neo noir, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, serial killer, gangsters, heist, murder, prison, robbery, mind game, track down, police investigation, investigation, law enforcement ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1947, 1950s, 50s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
That Night in Varennes (1982)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 150 min.
Story: In June of 1791, a group of passengers in a stagecoach find themselves caught up in the events of the French Revolution, when they find themselves in the city of Varennes when revolutionists arrest the fleeing King Louis.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: french revolution, royal family, womanizer, revolution, aristocracy, escape attempt, stagecoach, couples, fugitives, intrigue, state affairs, on the run ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Marquise of Darkness (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Marie Madeleine Dreux, Marquise of Brinvilliers, was executed in 1676 for poisoning. Manipulated by her lover and having kept the aftereffects of her childhood, she does not hesitate to poison her father and two brothers to recover their inheritance.
Plot: murder, poison, trial, execution, french history, daughter murders father, assassin, family relations, court
Time: 1600s, 17th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Professional (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: French secret agent Joss Baumont is sent to kill the president Njala of an African country. However, a counter-order is given before he can execute his mission and he is abandoned in the hands of foreign authorities. He escapes and seeks revenge by ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.8
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Neruda (2016)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
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Duration: 107 min.
Story: It’s 1948 and the Cold War has arrived in Chile. In the Congress, prominent Communist Senator and popular poet Pablo Neruda accuses the government of betraying the Party and is stripped of his parliamentary immunity by President González Videla. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, based on true events
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Time: year 1948, post world war two, 1940s
Place: santiago chile, chile, paris france, andes mountains, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Death of a Corrupt Man (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 123 min.
Story: In the middle of the night, deputy Philippe Dubaye wakes up his old friend Xavier Maréchal with disturbing news: he has just killed Serrano, a racketeer with extant political connections. Serrano kept proofs of Dubaye's involvement in corrupt ...
Style: suspense
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Time: 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 13K
The Villainess (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young girl is raised as a killer in the Yanbian province of China. She hides her identity and travels to South Korea where she hopes to lead a quiet life but becomes involved with two mysterious men.
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: female assassin, female killer, revenge, secret identity, woman fights a man, murder, violence against women, mentor protege relationship, dark past, chase, child abuse, pregnancy ...
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Mantis (2017)
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Story: Jeanne Deber, known as "La Mante", the famous serial murderer who terrorized France more than 20 years ago, is forced by the police to come out of isolation to track down her copycat. She agrees to collaborate on one condition: to have ...
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The Wild Child (1970)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
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Story: Director François Truffaut makes a rare on-screen appearance in one of his most unusual films. Based on a true story, the film follows the discovery of a feral child (Jean-Pierre Cargol) who's grown up wild in the forest in late-18th-century ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, contemplative, tense, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (2005)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
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Story: True story of Germany's most famous anti-Nazi heroine brought to thrilling, dramatic life. Sophie Scholl stars Julia Jentsch in a luminous performance as the fearless activist of the underground student resistance group, The White Rose. Armed ...
Style: touching, tense, disturbing, uplifting, emotional ...
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Game Over (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
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Story: ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
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Story: In Paris, many citizens go to the precinct after the doors of their apartments have been sprayed with a 4 and the letters "clt". When a dweller is found mysteriously dead in his apartment, Detective Jean-Baptiste Adamsberg and his partner ...
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Style: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, realistic, serious
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Midnight Express (1978)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Billy Hayes is caught attempting to smuggle drugs out of Turkey. The Turkish courts decide to make an example of him, sentencing him to more than 30 years in prison. Hayes has two opportunities for release: the appeals made by his lawyer, his ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, suspense, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: prison, torture, lawyer, brutality, injustice, escape, suprisingly clever, escape attempt, trial, court, convict, sadism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1974, year 1975, year 1972 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Detroit (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest citizens' uprisings in the history of the United States.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, based on true events, factual, rough ...
Plot: murder, racism, police brutality, tragic event, rescue, friendship, death, rebellion, justice, injustice, chaos, racial tension ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1943, year 1969, year 1967
Place: detroit, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Bonhoeffer: Agent of Grace (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German clergyman of great distinction, who actively opposed Hitler and the Nazis. His convictions cost him his life. What is a moral person to do in a time of savage immorality? That question tormented Dietrich ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, emotional, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, idealism, human spirit, rebelliousness, against the odds, life is a bitch, rebellion, fighting the system, society, state affairs, against humanity, clergy ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Paris Countdown (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
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Duration: 92 min.
Story: Unable to repay their debts, Milan and Victor, best friends and co-owners of a Paris nightclub, are lured into a drug deal that goes bad. Tortured by police, they negotiate their freedom against an overwhelming testimony that condemns their ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: vengeance, crimes, survival, psychopath, race against time, betrayal, danger, on the run, friendship, murder, chase, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, mexico, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
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In the Fade (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Katja's life collapses after a senseless act impacts her life. After a time of mourning and injustice, she seeks revenge.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, suspenseful
Plot: suspect, revenge, racism, terrorist bombing, marijuana, investigation, father in law daughter in law relationship, conspiracy, husband wife relationship, lawyer, bomb, prison ...
Time: year 2013, year 2016, 2010s, 21st century
Place: germany, greece, turkey, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
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Breach (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Eric O'Neill, a computer specialist who wants to be made an agent is assigned to clerk for Robert Hanssen, a senior agent with 25 years in the FBI, and to write down everything Hanssen does. O'Neill's told it's an investigation ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, intense, serious ...
Plot: espionage, spy, fbi, surveillance, investigation, double agent, undercover, betrayal, manipulation, working undercover, special agents, suspicion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2001
Place: washington d.c., usa, ussr, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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