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Trotsky (2017)
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Trotsky (2017)
Original name: Троцкий
Genre: Biography
Country: Russia
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The life pages of a man who changed the world but paid back everything he had. Leon Trotsky is being interviewed in Mexico city of the year 1940 by Canadian journalist Frank Jackson. During eight days they have eight interview sessions revealing the true face of Comrade Trotsky.
Style: based on true events, rough, tense, surprise ending, suspenseful, disturbing, tragic ending, thought provoking, intellectual
Plot: crimes, rivalry, violence, death, chase, danger, storytelling, murder, red army, hitman, russian civil war, communism, bolshevik, assassination, uniform, military uniform
Time: 19th century, 40s, 1910s, 1940s, 1920s, 1930s, 20s ...
Place: ussr

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and captivating films and TV series with plots about murder, crimes, danger, rivalry, death, crime and life is a bitch mostly in Biography, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Trotsky: AK-47 (2020), The Humorist (2019), Gangland Undercover (2015), The People vs. Fritz Bauer (2015), Van Diemen's Land (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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AK-47 (2020)
Genre: Biography
Country: Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tank commander Kalashnikov is severely injured in battle in 1941. The accident leaves him incapacitated and unable to return to the front. While recovering in the hospital he begins creating the initial sketches of what will become one of the ...
Style: rough, captivating, suspenseful, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, storytelling, creativity, engineer, inventor, danger, wartime life, automatic weapon, world war two, adaptation, life & death, weapons ...
Time: 1940s
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95%
Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A look at the life and career of controversial Louisiana governor Huey Long, whose nickname was "The Kingfish."
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: assassination, politics, murder, society, deadly, dishonesty, human spirit, campaign, media, ambition, state affairs, crimes ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 30s, 20s
Place: louisiana, usa
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The Humorist (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Latvia, Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Humorist is a film about a week in the life of Boris Arkadiev, a fictional Soviet stand-up comedian. Boris is tormented not only by external oppression and censorship but also by his own insecurities that poison all his relationships.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, humorous, touching, suspenseful
Plot: kgb, society, rivalry, danger, censorship, writers, friendship, escapades, art, family relations, betrayal, freedom ...
Time: 80s
Place: ussr
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58%
Gangland Undercover (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: This drama series is a fictionalized retelling of the story of meth dealer-turned-ATF informant Charles Falco, who spent three years inside one of America's most dangerous motorcycle gangs, the Vagos. Although Falco originally took on the ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: working undercover, motorcycle gang, informant, crimes, undercover, organized crime, reenactment, outlaw, criminal, drug dealer, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The People vs. Fritz Bauer (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: It is the late 1950s. Flourishing under the economic miracle, Germany grows increasingly apathetic about confronting the horrors of its recent past. Nevertheless, Fritz Bauer doggedly devotes his energies to bringing the Third Reich to justice. One ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: war criminal, nazi, murder, courtroom, justice, human rights, death threat, crimes, rivalry, danger, dishonesty, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 1950s, 1960s, 50s, 60s
Place: west germany, frankfurt germany, israel, buenos aires argentina
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47%
Van Diemen's Land (2009)
Genre: Biography, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The true story of Australia’s most notorious convict, Alexander Pearce and his infamous journey into the beautiful yet brutal Tasmanian wilderness. A point of no return for convicts banished from their homeland, Van Diemen’s Land was a feared ...
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, based on true events, realistic ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, cannibalism, murder, fugitives, wanted, rivalry, confined, escapades, life is a bitch, chases and races, escaped prisoner ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Lev Yashin, The Dream Goalkeeper (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An ordinary working class boy, like all his peers, he played football day and night and dreamed of being a striker. But no matter which team he played for - in the yard, at the factory, or in the army - he was inevitably put in goal. Lanky, with ...
Style: disturbing, based on true events, thought provoking, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: sport team, football, football team, friends, friendship, sport
Time: 21st century
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Last Days of Frank and Jesse James (1986)
Genre: Biography, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This movie looks at the last years (not days, as implied in the title) of famous outlaws, Frank and Jesse James. The film opens in 1877 with the brothers trying to settle down after 15 years of thievery. Frank is shown to be a book-loving and ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: criminal, gunfight, outlaw, rivalry, criminal heroes, siblings relations, crimes, family relations, old west, horse, husband wife relationship, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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A Confession (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Detective Superintendent Steve Fulcher intends on catching a killer of a missing woman, even if that may cost him his career and reputation.
Style: based on true events, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Plot: police investigation, police detective, police, murder investigation, true crime, murder, hopes, deadly, danger, missing person, dialogue, life philosophy ...
Time: year 2011, year 2012, year 2014, year 2016
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41%
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The Gray Man (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Early 20th century. Albert Fish, a seemingly benevolent father and grandfather who reared his family by himself after his wife deserted them, turns out to be a serial child molester and murderer. Based on a true story.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: serial killer, child murder, investigation, manhunt, danger, obsession, deadly, police detective, kidnapping, psychopath, cannibalism, murder ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 30s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Lepke (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tony Curtis stars as the feared leader of "Murder Incorporated" in this underworld drama based on the life of Louis "Lepke" Buchalter. Lepke began his criminal career as a petty thief in his teens; a stretch in prison taught him ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: murder, hitman, gangsters, going straight, dishonesty, fighting crime, deadly, law enforcement, rise and fall, mentally unstable, gang, frame up ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: new york, holland
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38%
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Foxcatcher (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The greatest Olympic Wrestling Champion brother team joins Team Foxcatcher led by multimillionaire sponsor John E. du Pont as they train for the 1988 games in Seoul - a union that leads to unlikely circumstances.
Style: intense, psychological, disturbing, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: wrestling, sport, mental illness, murder, ambition, obsession, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, power relations, athlete's life, destructive relationship, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, contemporary, 21st century, year 1987 ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The files that escaped the shredder have become an incredible motion picture. From the Kennedys to Martin Luther King. From cab drivers to Congressmen. From housewives to hostesses. He had something on 58 million people. It was all in his files. Now ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: fbi, president, dishonesty, government agency, head of state, megalomaniac, gangsters, state affairs, crimes, gays and lesbians, society, ambition ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 1920s, 60s, 50s ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., los angeles, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Code of a Killer (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Set in 1984, Code of a Killer is a true story which tells of the discovery of DNA fingerprinting. Detective David Baker leads an investigation of the vicious murders of the two Leicestershire schoolgirls, Lynda Mann and Dawn Ashworth. Alec Jeffreys ...
Style: captivating, tense, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: dna, murder, police investigation, inventions and discoveries, law enforcement, crimes, police, dna testing, friendship, small town, deadly, crime ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
To Catch a Killer (1992)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: "To Catch a Killer" tells the true gruesome story of John Wayne Gacy - a good friend and helpful neighbour, a great child entertainer, a respectful businessman, and a violent serial killer who raped and murdered over 30 young boys.
Style: rough, serious, bleak, realistic, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, investigation, police detective, murder, psychopath, handcuffs, sadist, special agents, small town, missing person, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois
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The Secret (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The Secret is the story of a real-life double murder. James Nesbitt plays Colin Howell, a respectable dentist and pillar of the community, who became a killer in partnership with a Sunday school teacher, Hazel Buchanan, played by Genevieve ...
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, sexy
Plot: double murder, extramarital affair, murder, sex scene, dentist, husband wife relationship, adultery, love and romance, danger, adaptation, death, unfaithful wife ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, 1990s, 90s
Place: northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Oppenheimer (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Biography of the American physicist who led the U.S. effort to develop the atomic bomb during World War II, only to find himself suspected as a security risk in the 1950s because of his increasing ambivalence about the effect of his life's work.
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: world war two, danger, secret place, anti hero, anti heroes, heroes, war, creative block, nuclear threat, ego clash, moral dilemma, super weapon ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 50s, 30s, 40s ...
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Raising Jeffrey Dahmer (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the mass murderer Jeffrey Dahmer, the events within the family behind, and leading up to, his capture
Style: serious, thought provoking, tense, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, family relations, psychopath, human nature, deadly, haunted by the past, crimes, parents and children, family problems, father son relationship, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 80s, 90s, 60s ...
Place: usa
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35%
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Master Z: Ip Man Legacy (2018)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After being defeated by Ip Man, Cheung Tin Chi is attempting to keep a low profile. While going about his business, he gets into a fight with a foreigner by the name of Davidson, who is a big boss behind the bar district. Tin Chi fights hard with ...
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: lone hero, martial arts, crimes, idealism, betrayal, money, fight scenes, danger, greed, death, chase, good versus evil ...
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The Babe (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A chronicle of Babe Ruth's phenomenal story--from his hard knock beginnings at a Baltimore orphanage, to his meteoric rise to baseball superstardom and his poignant retirement from the game. His amazing career included seven American League ...
Style: serious, uplifting, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: sport, baseball, americana, once promising, human spirit, couples, rivalry, ambition, underdog, hopes, relationship vs career, couple relations ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 1920s, 1910s, 20s ...
Place: new york yankees, usa, new york, baltimore, bronx new york city ...
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34%
Chasing the Dragon (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, History
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 128 min.
Story: An illegal immigrant from Mainland China sneaks into the corrupt British-colonized Hong Kong in 1963, transforming himself into a ruthless drug lord.
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, suspenseful, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police officer, police shootout, organized crime, corrupt police, police officer killed, escapades, danger, drug dealing, murder, tough guy, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 1960s, 60s
Place: hong kong, bangkok thailand
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34%
King Of Duval County (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: The Black Family a once powerful respected family has lost power in the city of Jacksonville.11 years has past and now the city is controlled by 4 family's.Young Antonio must return to the city and reclaim the Black family's respect and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, enigmatic, disturbing
Plot: crimes, rivalry, danger, vengeance, dishonesty, murder, revenge, organized crime, violence, death, betrayal, friendship ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Heavenly Judgement (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lawyers Andrew and Benjamin are friends who share a lot, but their work puts them on opposite sides. Their trials do not occur in this life but in the afterlife. They are members of the Sky Court deciding where a human soul should go after death- ...
Style: thought provoking, melancholic, bleak, disturbing, sincere
Plot: justice, redemption, life philosophy, dishonesty, friends, buddies, transformation, friendship, love and romance, family relations, death, society ...
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33%
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Corleone (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Il Capo dei Capi (The Boss of the Bosses) is a six-part Italian miniseries which debuted on Canale 5 between October and November 2007. It tells the story of Salvatore Riina, alias Totò u Curtu, a mafioso boss from Corleone, Sicily. Riina is played ...
Style: captivating, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, criminal heroes, mafia, crimes, bribery, notoriety, cat and mouse, organized crime, corruption, prison, murder, speculation ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 50s, 80s, 70s ...
Place: italy, sicily, palermo italy
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Pagan Peak (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 43 min.
Story: When a gruesomely staged body is found, propped up on a mountain pass in the Alps close to the German-Austrian border, two detectives are sent to investigate. For German detective Ellie, this is the first real challenge of her career; her Austrian ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, bleak, suspense
Plot: danger, police investigation, murder, crimes, society, violence, death, abduction, snow, ritual, runaway, brutality ...
Place: austria, germany, alps
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32%
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The Method (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 53 min.
Story: The main character is an extraordinary and mysterious person, at the same time, he (Rodion Meglin) is an outstanding inspector. Rodion is used to work alone in order to keep the secrecy of his unusual method. Young graduate Esenya Steklova is ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, exciting, disturbing ...
Plot: investigation, mental illness, serial killer, crimes, haunted by the past, danger, vengeance, human nature, good versus evil, murder, psychosis, uncover truth ...
Time: year 2015
Place: russia
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32%
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Jump! (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 102 min.
Story: JUMP is a psychological drama revealing for the first time the extraordinary circumstances behind the unjust murder trial of the young Jew, Philippe Halsman, who would later become the most sought after celebrity portrait photographer of his ...
Style: serious, disturbing, thought provoking, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: racism, murder, courtroom drama, state affairs, crimes, false accusation, discrimination, injustice, dishonesty, power relations, righting the wronged, society ...
Time: 1920s
Place: austria, alps
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31%
The Conqueror Worm (1968)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: England is torn in civil strife as the Royalists battle the Parliamentary Party for control. This conflict distracts people from rational thought and allows unscrupulous men to gain local power by exploiting village superstitions. One of these men ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: witch hunt, inquisition, soldier, vengeance, murder, crimes, danger, clergy, religions or cults, witch, violence, rape ...
Time: 17th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: england, europe, latin america
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30%
Vasiliy Stalin (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia, Belarus, Ukraine
Duration: 53 min.
Story: General lieutenant at 26, a womanizer and a booze-hound, Vasily Stalin has always lived a life too scandalous for the Soviet Union and yet too insignificant to ever escape the shadow of his larger-then-life father. The dictator's sudden death ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, disturbing, exciting, melancholic
Plot: pilot, world war two, father son relationship, aviator, dictator, red army, binge drinking, war crime, alcoholic, josef stalin, soviet, airplane ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: soviet union, ussr, moscow russia
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30%
The Great Train Robbery (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Two-part BBC drama portraying The Great Train Robbery of 8 August 1963. The first part shows it from the point of view of the robbers, and the second part from the point of view of the police who set out to identify and catch the robbers.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: train robbery, criminal heroes, crimes, partners, law enforcement, group of criminals, friends, danger, crime, train, notoriety, heist ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: england, scotland, europe, britain
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