Movies like Hamilton

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Hamilton (2020)
 8.7
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Hamilton (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Presenting the tale of American founding father Alexander Hamilton, this filmed version of the original Broadway smash hit is the story of America then, told by America now.
Style: epic
Plot: hip hop, american history, filmed play, disney, friendship, violence, death, father son relationship, murder, husband wife relationship, flashback, shot to death, broadway musical, pageant, george washington
Time: 18th century

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Most similar movies to Hamilton

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, dramatic and captivating films with plots about death, husband wife relationship, murder, father son relationship, violence, flashback and storytelling mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like Hamilton: A More Perfect Union (1989), Harriet (2019), Same Kind of Different as Me (2017), The Day Lincoln Was Shot (1998), Becket (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
476 A.D. Chapter One: The Last Light of Aries (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Croatia, USA, Italy
Duration: 76 min.
Story: After General Flavius Aetius frees the Roman Empire from the clutches of Attila the Hun, Rome is once again secure. However, this assurance is short-lived, as Attila is no longer a threat, it only brings the Germanic tribes to once again unite ...
Plot: father son relationship, abandonment, antiquity, love, blood, murder, afterlife, medieval, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder of father, bare breasts ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 190 min.
Story: The first U.S. president (Barry Bostwick) and his wife (Patty Duke) endure two terms of turmoil from 1789 to 1797.
Plot: banking, farming, george washington, industry, husband wife relationship, american history, diplomacy, democracy, u.s. president, politics, politician
Time: 1790s, 1780s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
A More Perfect Union (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Become an eyewitness to the Constitutional Convention of 1787. This stirring 2-hour film will bring the Founding Fathers to life as you witness the struggles and the miracles that produced the Constitution of the United States and the freest nation ...
Plot: george washington, american history, u.s. constitution, politics
Time: 1780s, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.5
 18K
Harriet (2019)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: China, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of Harriet Tubman, who helped free hundreds of slaves from the South after escaping from slavery herself in 1849.
Style: based on true events, thought provoking, tense, enigmatic, psychological ...
Plot: slavery, american civil war, female protagonist, resistance fighter, freedom, african american, fear, belief in god, black woman, song, hiding, pistol ...
Time: 19th century
Place: southern usa, maryland, pennsylvania, new york, south carolina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Same Kind of Different as Me (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: International art dealer Ron Hall must befriend a dangerous homeless man in order to save his struggling marriage to his wife, a woman whose dreams will lead all three of them on the journey of their lives.
Style: sincere, touching, captivating
Plot: friendship, marriage, kindness, husband wife relationship, homelessness, infidelity, art dealer, homeless, christian, religious, anger, flashback ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Day Lincoln Was Shot (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A dramatization of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Based on the book by Jim Bishop.
Plot: historic figure, escape, murder, knife, flintlock pistol, tragic villain, main character dies, actor, violence, musket, assassin, death ...
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.8
 13K
Becket (1964)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: King Henry II of England has trouble with the Church. When the Archbishop of Canterbury dies, he has a brilliant idea. Rather than appoint another pious cleric loyal to Rome and the Church, he will appoint his old drinking and wenching buddy, Thomas ...
Style: epic, tense, talky, thought provoking, clever ...
Plot: bishop, friendship, betrayal, politics, archbishop, intrigue, rise and fall, society, church, religions or cults, friends, dishonesty ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe, france, london, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Return to Babylon (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Scandals and pratfalls abound in this satirical and sexy look at the silent movie era. With Jennifer Tilly, Debi Mazar, and Tippi Hedren.
Style: silent film
Plot: voyeur, bible, sin, wedding, depression, murder, telephone call, male nudity, celebration, drinking, closeted homosexual, death ...
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.7
 43
Tudawali (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Tells the story of Robert Tudawali who starred in the first ever Australian technicolour feature film, "Jedda". Station hand, actor and then Aboriginal activist, Tudawali died in 1967 at the age of 38 in tragic circumstances. Includes ...
Plot: australian aboriginal, mother daughter relationship, friendship, equality, racial slur, fame, passion, humanity, love, australian, tuberculosis, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
End of the Spear (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: "End of the Spear" is the story of Mincayani, a Waodani tribesman from the jungles of Ecuador. When five young missionaries, among them Jim Elliot and Nate Saint, are speared to death by the Waodani in 1956, a series of events unfold to ...
Style: emotional, tense, realistic, serious, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: redemption, murder, battles, family relations, crimes, introspection, self discovery, deadly, parents and children, dealing with death, hopes, reconciliation ...
Time: contemporary, 50s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: ecuador, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.3
 34K
Evita (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The hit musical based on the life of Evita Duarte, a B-movie Argentinian actress who eventually became the wife of Argentinian president and dictator Juan PerĂ³n, and the most beloved and hated woman in Argentina.
Style: serious, sentimental, captivating, realistic, lyrical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: political unrest, rise to power, ambition, cinderella story, hopes, love and romance, folk hero, state affairs, rise to the top, leadership, charity, human spirit ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s ...
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina, south america, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 25
Untold (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A hate crime triggers disturbing flashbacks for a young veteran, finding herself reluctantly joining a PTSD support group. The eclectic group of women veterans encourages her to peel away her families' lies and confront her mother who holds the ...
Plot: bare breasts, military, gay, rape, friendship, sex scene, lesbian sex, dancing, hate crime, death, violence, abduction ...
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.3
 163K
First Man (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.
Style: based on true events, suspense, disturbing, factual, exciting ...
Plot: moon landing, space exploration, test pilot, space mission, space travel, astronaut, moon, nasa, historical event, human in outer space, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1963, year 1964 ...
Place: california, houston texas, florida, usa, mojave desert
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Bless Me, Ultima (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In a village in New Mexico, the life of young farm boy Antonio is dramatically changed when an old medicine woman joins his household. This affecting coming-of-age tale recounts Antonio's experiences to reveal the spiritual conflict in his ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, touching, disturbing
Plot: friendship, village, introspection, war, youth, elderly, village life, human nature, good versus evil, coming of age, husband wife relationship, grandfather grandson relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.5
 85K
Selma (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: "Selma," as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous statement by President Lyndon B. Johnson that ultimately led to the signing of the Civil Rights ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, uplifting, sincere, factual ...
Plot: racism, politics, righting the wronged, justice, civil rights, human spirit, racial segregation, idealism, african american, americana, discrimination, fighting the system ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1964, year 1963 ...
Place: alabama, usa, birmingham alabama, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.7
 84K
Malcolm X (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 202 min.
Story: A tribute to the controversial black activist and leader of the struggle for black liberation. He hit bottom during his imprisonment in the '50s, he became a Black Muslim and then a leader in the Nation of Islam. His assassination in 1965 left ...
Style: epic, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, emotional ...
Plot: civil rights, racism, police brutality, politics, fighting the system, racial slur, african american, tragic event, self discovery, police, islam, childhood ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1940s, 40s ...
Place: usa, new york, harlem, africa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Ordeal of Dr. Mudd (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: This is the story of the doctor whose farm John Wilkes Booth went to after assassinating Abraham Lincoln
Plot: prison, civil war, trial, assassin, death, scapegoat, murder, broken leg, fake beard, injustice, blood, military prison ...
Time: 1860s, year 1865
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Birth of a Nation (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Nat Turner, a former slave in America, leads a liberation movement in 1831 to free African-Americans in Virgina that results in a violent retaliation from whites.
Style: factual, brutal, intense, emotional, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: slavery, preacher, rebellion, racism, rape, civil war, suffering, father son relationship, poverty, brother sister relationship, preaching, freedom ...
Time: 19th century
Place: virginia, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 6.7
 72K
Jackie (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, France, Chile, China, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An account of the days of First Lady, Jacqueline Kennedy, in the immediate aftermath of John F. Kennedy's assassination in 1963.
Style: based on true events, emotional, heartbreaking, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: president, kennedy assassination, assassination, kennedy family, american history, first lady, u.s. president, widow, husband wife relationship, strong female character, female protagonist, period piece ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1963
Place: usa, dallas texas, texas, america, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.5
 28K
John Adams (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
TV show
Story: The life of one of the USA's Founding Fathers, its second President, and his role in the nation's first 50 years.
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: american history, president, historical character, leadership, politics, lawyer, freedom, human spirit, head of state, state affairs, determination, family relations ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s, 1770s
Place: usa, england, massachusetts, pennsylvania, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
I'm Not Ashamed (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Based on the inspiring and powerful true story and journal entries of Rachel Joy Scott- the first student killed in the Columbine high school shooting in 1999.
Style: based on true events, disturbing, thought provoking, captivating, tense ...
Plot: high school, shooting, youth, death, notebook, prom, adolescence, murder, plan, tragic event, attack, friendship ...
Time: year 1999
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.0
 70
Good to Go (1986)
Genre: Musical, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After being misled by the police about a rape and murder near a popular Washington, D.C. Go-Go club, a jaded journalist begins digging into the establishment's racist framework.
Plot: racism, drug abuse, gang, journalism, hip hop, music, false accusation, rape, murder, journalist
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Current War (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Russia, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Electricity titans Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse compete to create a sustainable system and market it to the American people.
Style: intellectual, clever, realistic, suspense, serious ...
Plot: inventor, electricity, science and technology, invention, genius, technology, machine, science, historical character, discovery, ambition, feud ...
Time: 19th century
Place: chicago illinois, north dakota, new orleans, pittsburgh, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 28K
Nixon (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 192 min.
Story: An all-star cast powers this epic look at American President Richard M. Nixon, a man carrying the fate of the world on his shoulders while battling the self-destructive demands within. Spanning his troubled boyhood in California to the shocking ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, touching, disturbing ...
Plot: vietnam war, politics, political corruption, government, campaign, rise and fall, historical figure, life is a bitch, presidential election, ambition, political conspiracy, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, china, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 260 min.
Story: All-star epic retelling of Christ's life.
Style: epic, biblical, atmospheric, captivating, serious ...
Plot: jesus christ, betrayal, desert, miraculous event, temptation, jesus, redemption, chosen one, hopes, leadership, society, tragic hero ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, ancient times
Place: holy land, jerusalem, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 29K
Goya's Ghosts (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Painter Francisco Goya faces a scandal involving his muse, who is labeled a heretic by a monk.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, captivating, factual, intense ...
Plot: prostitute, heresy, lifestyle, life is a bitch, french, rape, prison, period piece, spanish inquisition, arrest, society, hunting ...
Time: 18th century, 1800s, 19th century
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.0
 442
Judas (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Judas meets Jesus and at first doesn't know what to make of him or whether or not to trust him. A cynical city boy, Judas makes fun of the country bumpkin disciples who follow Jesus but eventually decides to join the band, as well. He and Jesus ...
Style: touching, serious, biblical, sincere, disturbing ...
Plot: betrayal, religions or cults, dishonesty, clergy, injustice, friendship, supernatural ability, ambition, tragic hero, life is a bitch, christianity, main character dies ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
 6K
LBJ (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson from his young days in West Texas to the White House.
Style: political, realistic, serious, emotional, suspense
Plot: politics, kennedy assassination, husband wife relationship, vice president, civil rights, assassination, u.s. congress, president, society, telephone call, waiter, grief ...
Time: year 1960, 1960s, 60s, year 1968, year 1959 ...
Place: washington d.c., georgia, dallas texas, wyoming, west virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.4
 12K
Macbeth (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A ruthlessly ambitious Scottish lord siezes the throne with the help of his scheming wife and a trio of witches.
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, bleak, captivating, serious ...
Plot: murder, betrayal, ghost, rise and fall, ambition, prophecy, rise to power, throne, blind ambition, state affairs, supernatural ability, rivalry ...
Time: 11th century, middle ages, 70s
Place: scotland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Victoria & Abdul (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.
Style: based on true events, atmospheric, stylized, melancholic, touching
Plot: servant, queen victoria, british history, queen of england, friendship, interracial friendship, intergenerational friendship, woman, hindu, muslim, racism, death of protagonist ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: india, florence, scotland, buckingham palace, florence italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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