Movies like Misbehaviour

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Misbehaviour (2020)
 6.0
 2K
Misbehaviour (2020)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of women hatch a plan to disrupt the 1970 Miss World beauty competition in London.
Style: captivating, stylized, sincere, touching, feminist film, realistic, poignant
Audience: chick flick
Plot: beauty pageant, feminist, rehearsal, contests and competitions, feminism, against the odds, farce, gender roles, talent show, femininity, injustice, deception, ambition, relationships, society, gender, tradition, strong female presence, rivalry, fish out of water, heroine, friendship between girls, tomboy, beauty queen, lifestyle change ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, england, london, los angeles

Most similar movies to Misbehaviour

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and touching films with plots about society, rebellion, injustice, hopes, strong female presence, politics and fighting the system mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like Misbehaviour: Suffragette (2015), Oranges and Sunshine (2010), Sakuran (2006), Everlasting Moments (2008), Shooting the Past (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.9
 37K
Suffragette (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Based on true events about the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement who were forced underground to evade the State.
Style: captivating, factual, inspirational, bleak, serious ...
Plot: fighting the system, feminism, women, rebellion, rebelliousness, gender, politics, feminist, adoption, prejudice, working class, idealism ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century, 19th century, year 1912 ...
Place: england, london, europe, israel, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Oranges and Sunshine (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of Margaret Humphreys, a social worker from Nottingham, who uncovers one of the most significant social scandals in recent times – the forced migration of children from the United Kingdom. Almost singlehandedly, Margaret reunited ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: social worker, against the odds, uncover truth, fighting the system, deportation, society, injustice, state affairs, life is a bitch, rebellion, family reunited, price of justice ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.9
 2K
Sakuran (2006)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A young girl is sold into the red-light district Yoshiwara and is put under the care of the oiran (lead prostitute) of the Tamakiku house. The girl is rebellious, but the more experienced people in the household begin to think that she will be one ...
Style: emotional, captivating, stylized, epic, semi serious ...
Plot: prostitute, courtesan, ambition, rise to the top, lifestyle, social differences, rebelliousness, social relations, apprentice, society, rivalry, gang ...
Time: 18th century
Place: tokyo, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Everlasting Moments (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Germany
Duration: 131 min.
Story: In a time of social change and unrest, war and poverty, a young working class woman, Maria, wins a camera in a lottery. The decision to keep it alters her whole life.
Style: sincere, atmospheric, uplifting, captivating, touching ...
Plot: artist, family problems, dysfunctional family, feminism, jail, photographer, family relations, female photographer, unrequited love, female protagonist, working class, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas (2013)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the 16th century in the Cévennes, a horse dealer by the name of Michael Kohlhaas leads a happy and prosperous family life. When a lord treats him unjustly, this pious, upstanding man raises an army and puts the country to fire and sword in order ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, stylized
Plot: injustice, rebellion, folk hero, revolution, rebelliousness, vengeance, life is a bitch, price of justice, righting the wronged, social differences, society, protestant ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Shooting the Past (1999)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 182 min.
Story: A US property developer realises that he has a battle on his hands when he tries to renovate a London building containing a vast photographic collection and discovers that the library employees will resort to anything to thwart him.
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: workplace situations, workplace intrigue, mysterious character, workplace romance, fighting the system, society, culture clash, workplace, library, battles, battle, photograph ...
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Day I Became a Woman (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A girl reaches the age of nine and is supposed to act as a grown woman according to her family. A girl participates in a bike race against the will of her husband. An elderly woman decides she wants to buy all the things she always wanted but could ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: feminism, against the odds, injustice, life is a bitch, culture clash, society, rebelliousness, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, gender, strong female presence, female director ...
Time: 90s
Place: iran, middle east, japan, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Made in Dagenham (2010)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A dramatization of the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant, where female workers walked out in protest against sexual discrimination.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, uplifting, factual ...
Plot: discrimination, working class, injustice, protest, gender, factory, workplace, fighting the system, idealism, revolution, workplace situations, against the odds ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1968, year 1970 ...
Place: england, europe, london, michigan, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Blame it on Fidel (2006)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A 9-year-old girl weathers big changes in her household as her parents become radical political activists in 1970-71 Paris.
Style: sentimental, emotional, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: politics, radical, family life, political unrest, family problems, journalism, hopes, immigrants, state affairs, parents and children, dysfunctional family, abortion ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe, cuba, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.1
 10K
The Lady (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, UK, Thailand
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The film is about the life of Aung San Suu Kyi (Yeoh) who spent more than a decade under house arrest. David Thewlis portrays Suu Kyi's husband, Dr. Michael Aris. Rebecca Frayn began working on the project after she and her husband, producer ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: election, military dictatorship, resistance, leadership, human spirit, tragic love, democrat, politics, idealism, peaceful mission, social activist, selflessness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1940s, 1990s, year 1947 ...
Place: burma, asia, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.7
 6K
Jimmy's Hall (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Ireland, France, Belgium, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the 1930s political activist Jimmy Gralton is deported from Ireland during the 'Red Scare'.
Style: captivating, realistic, touching, serious, factual
Plot: deportation, fighting the system, human spirit, idealism, rebellion, ambition, rebelliousness, social relations, clergy, rivalry, dance school, politics ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: ireland, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.9
 77K
The Duchess (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A chronicle of the life of 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.
Style: dramatic, emotional, sexy, stylized, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: aristocracy, love affair, infidelity, love triangle, high society, adultery, marriage, romance, marital rape, marital infidelity, duchess, mistress ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, georgian era, 1770s, 19th century ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
United Passions (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An epic, untold story that brings to life the inspiring saga of the World Cup and the three determined men who created it. Driven by their vision and passion, three men, overcame their doubts and fought obstacles and scandals to make the World Cup a ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, propaganda film
Plot: ambition, follow your dream, sport, contests and competitions, world cup, soccer, dishonesty, workplace, workplace intrigue, great depression, sponsor, leadership ...
Time: 1930s, 70s, 1900s, 20th century, 1920s ...
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Les Miserables (1978)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Jean Valjean, convicted of stealing bread, is hounded for decades by the relentless and cruel policeman Javert.
Style: captivating, tense, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Plot: french revolution, tragic love, redemption, life is a bitch, fugitives, crimes, rise to the top, parents and children, dishonesty, chief, love and romance, rich and poor ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 4K
Peterloo (2018)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A drama about the infamous 1819 Manchester massacre, which killed an estimated 18 protesters and injured up to 700.
Style: disturbing, based on true events, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: protest, political repression, massacre, historical event, pressure, society, dishonesty, fighting the system, prime minister, injustice, political activism, police brutality ...
Time: 1810s
Place: england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Beau Brummell: This Charming Man (2006)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 78 min.
Story: This BBC historical drama stars James Purefoy as Beau Brummell, the original sharp-dressed dandy of 18th-century London. A socialite responsible for inventing the modern suit, Brummell befriends and restyles Prince Regent of Wales.
Style: realistic, exciting, sincere, tense, touching ...
Plot: destructive relationship, love triangle, love and romance, master and servant, royal family, dishonesty, rise and fall, fashion, bankruptcy, male bonding, love, male friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 3K
Endgame (2009)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The time is the late '80s, a crucial period in the history of South Africa. President P.W. Botha is hanging on to power by a thread as the African National Congress (ANC) takes up arms against apartheid and the country tumbles toward ...
Style: serious, tense, sincere, captivating, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bomb, danger, hopes, politics, rebellion, siege, revolution, folk hero, leadership, fighting the system, wartime life, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: south africa, england, africa, europe, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Matter of Sex (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Drama - Jean Stapleton, Nancy Beatty, J. Winston Carroll
Style: serious, sincere, uplifting, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: discrimination, bank, strike, boss and employee, leadership, fighting the system, workplace, injustice, working class, rebellion, price of justice, power relations ...
Time: 70s, year 1976, year 1979, year 1977, year 1978
Place: minnesota, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 6.2
 3K
Miral (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Israel, Italy, India, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A drama centered on an orphaned Palestinian girl growing up in the wake of the first Arab-Israeli war who finds herself drawn into the conflict.
Style: realistic, stylized, emotional, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: orphan, refugee, human spirit, injustice, rebellion, youth, idealism, politics, terrorism, haunted by the past, society, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1960s, 1990s, 1940s ...
Place: middle east, israel, palestinian authority, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.4
 557
Longwave (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Switzerland, France, Portugal
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It is April 1974 and Julie Dujonc-Renens, young feminist journalist and the cunning Joseph-Marie Cauvin, leading reporter for the Swiss radio, have been sent to Portugal to investigate Switzerland’s aid to poor countries. Sparks fly during the bus ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, witty, humorous, realistic
Plot: revolution, feminism, rebellion, society, on the road, memory loss, language barrier, radio dj, scoop, countryside, womanizer, swiss ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1974
Place: europe, portugal, france, sweden, lisbon portugal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (2011)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: China, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A story set in 19th century China and centered on the lifelong friendship between two girls who develop their own secret code as a way to contend with the rigid cultural norms imposed on women.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, stylized
Plot: friendship, couples, relationship vs career, family relations, female friendship, based on a novel, fan, tradition, friends, strong female presence, best friends
Time: 19th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 749
Winnie Mandela (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: South Africa, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A drama that chronicles the life of Winnie Mandela from her childhood through her marriage and her husband's incarceration.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: ambition, politics, isolation, political unrest, feminism, society, hopes, state affairs, confined, gender, pursuit, strong female presence ...
Time: 20th century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Kautokeino Rebellion (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Religious and cultural reawakening inspires rebellion in a 19th century Norwegian village.
Style: realistic, epic, captivating, serious, bleak
Plot: rebellion, rebel, life is a bitch, society, rebelliousness, political unrest, religions or cults, state affairs, war, tragic event, christianity, danish ...
Time: 19th century
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
Some Mother's Son (1996)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in a British prison, in which IRA prisoner Bobby Sands led a protest against the treatment of IRA prisoners as criminals rather than as prisoners of war. The film focuses on the mothers of two of the ...
Style: bleak, realistic, psychological, serious, sincere ...
Plot: politics, prison, betrayal, legal, terrorism, family relations, struggle, strike, terrorist, human spirit, confined, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, northern ireland, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Woman Knight of Mirror Lake (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When the women of her time had their feet bound to please men, Qiu Jin was already questioning the sexual inequality of feudal traditions. Free-spirited and well-educated, she grew up practicing martial arts and was as well versed in poetry as she ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, rough, realistic ...
Plot: idealism, rebellion, ambition, fighting the system, master warrior, human spirit, hopes, one man army, martial arts, discrimination, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.5
 246
Alleged (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Alleged is a romantic drama based on events occurring behind the scenes and outside the courtroom of the famous Scopes "Monkey Trial" of 1925. Charles Anderson, a talented young reporter, feels trapped working for his deceased ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: fighting the system, rivalry, moral dilemma, idealism, ambition, romance, dedicated lawyer, hopes, journalism, price of justice, righting the wronged, columnist ...
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.8
 2K
Kano (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 185 min.
Story: A Taiwanese high school baseball team travels to Japan in 1931 to compete in a national tournament.
Style: uplifting, sincere, captivating, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: baseball, against the odds, athlete's life, rivalry, ambition, sport team, youth, society, hopes, sport, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: taiwan, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
 1K
Walkout (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Walkout is the true story of a young Mexican American high school teacher, Sal Castro. He mentors a group of students in East Los Angeles, when the students decide to stage a peaceful walkout to protest the injustices of the public school system. ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sincere, thought provoking
Plot: discrimination, society, rebellion, teachers and students, righting the wronged, fighting the system, politics, rebelliousness, dedicated educator, high school, lifestyle, high school life ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
 24K
Mr. Turner (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner lives his last 25 years with gusto and secretly becomes involved with a seaside landlady, while his faithful housekeeper bears an unrequited love for him.
Style: sincere, captivating, enigmatic, meditative, stylized ...
Plot: painter, estrangement, ambition, couple relations, love and romance, elderly, society, aging, painting, eccentricity, art, character study ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s, 1830s, 1820s ...
Place: london, england, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.1
 331
Falling Star (2014)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This colourful feature debut from experienced producer Luis Miñarro offers an almost hallucinatory look at the world of Amadeo of Savoy, who was king of an ungovernable Spain for two years around 1870. This intriguing episode is transformed into a ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: royal family, political unrest, royal court, society, state affairs, master and servant, gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief), art, isolation, palaces castles and temples, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%