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Amelia Earhart: The Final Flight (1994)
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Amelia Earhart: The Final Flight (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A telling of the story of the famous U.S. aviatrix Amelia Earhart who attempted to fly solo around the world in 1937. She disappeared during the process.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: feminism, ambition, escapades, gender, airplane, pilot, pioneer, radio, female protagonist, husband wife relationship, photograph, navigator, aviation, publicity, around the world, female pilot
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: usa, pacific ocean

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and thought provoking films with plots about ambition, artists and showbiz, society, hopes, rise to the top, lifestyle and politics mostly in Drama, Biography and Adventure genres. Some movies like Amelia Earhart: The Final Flight: Amelia (2009), The Brittany Murphy Story (2014), Pancho Barnes (1988), The Great Waldo Pepper (1975), The Amazing Howard Hughes (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Amelia (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A look at the life of legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart, who disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 in an attempt to make a flight around the world.
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, sentimental, factual ...
Plot: airplane, ambition, flying, adventurer, follow your dream, rise to the top, self fulfillment, lifestyle, danger, escapades, female pilot, missing person ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, year 1937, 1920s
Place: usa, wales, ireland, indiana, atlantic ocean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Brittany Murphy Story (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A look at Brittany Murphy's rise to Hollywood fame in the 1990s, her struggles with celebrity and self-esteem, and her mysterious death in 2009 at the age of 32.
Style: serious, sentimental, captivating, realistic
Plot: actor's life, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, rise and fall, parents and children, celebrity culture, ambition
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.6
 110
Pancho Barnes (1988)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A made for TV movie in which Valerie Bertinelli portrays Florence Pancho Barnes, a bored socialite who decides to learn to fly
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: adventurer, ambition, social relations, adventure, feminism, social differences, heroes, society, pilot, female pilot
Time: 20s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Great Waldo Pepper (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A biplane pilot who had missed flying in WWI takes up barnstorming and later a movie career in his quest for the glory he had missed.
Style: serious, feel good, realistic, uplifting, touching ...
Plot: aerial combat, redemption, hopes, adventure, starting over, human nature, introspection, friendship, haunted by the past, midlife crisis, wartime life, filmmaking ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s
Place: nebraska, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The Amazing Howard Hughes (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 215 min.
Story: The Amazing Howard Hughes is a 1977 television movie about American aviation pioneer and filmmaker Howard Hughes, based on the book by Hughes' business partner Noah Dietrich. The film starred Tommy Lee Jones, Ed Flanders, and Tovah Feldshuh.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: adventure, adventurer, mentally unstable, aviation, prodigy, hollywood, rise to the top, obsession, celebrity culture, ambition, rich and poor, car chase ...
Time: 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.0
 688
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: serious, thought provoking, captivating, realistic
Plot: politics, political unrest, ambition, hopes, society, state affairs, blind ambition, feminism, isolation, confined, gender
Time: 20th century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: disturbing, serious, realistic, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: government agency, head of state, president, ambition, dishonesty, law enforcement, society, state affairs, gangsters, gays and lesbians, social decay, politics ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., california, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, serious, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: assassination, campaign, politics, ambition, state affairs, rise to the top, human spirit, murder, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, media ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 30s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Margaret Thatcher: The Long Walk to Finchley (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A light hearted look at future Prime Minister Margaret Thatchers rise from research chemist in 1949 to becoming MP for Finchley in 1959 encompassing her early relationship and marriage to Oil Millionaire Denis Thatcher.
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: head of state, politics, rise to the top, feminism, campaign, ambition, state affairs, society, member of parliament, parliament, jaguar car, election ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Life (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, Australia, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In 1955, young photographer Dennis Stock develops a close bond with actor James Dean while shooting pictures of the rising Hollywood star.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: magazine, actor's life, friendship, buddy, celebrity, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, showbiz, friends, actor, photographer, smoking after sex ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Billy: The Early Years (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Most of us know Billy Graham as the self-assured and charismatic preacher who became one of the most important figures of 20th Century Christianity. Now, with the release of Billy: The Early Years, we meet Billy as the earnest and promising young ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: christian, clergy, redemption, americana, religions or cults, society, idealism, self discovery, miraculous event, hopes, life is a bitch, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
A Woman Called Golda (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 191 min.
Story: The story of the Russian-born, Wisconsin-raised woman who rose to become Israel's prime minister in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: politics, head of state, leadership, historical figure, rise to the top, ambition, hopes, state affairs, human spirit, introspection, terminal illness, society ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 60s, 70s, 1930s ...
Place: israel, middle east, usa, wisconsin, milwaukee wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Against the Sun (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A WWII pilot, bombardier, and radioman find themselves adrift on a lifeboat without food or water after being forced to ditch their plane during a scouting mission.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: survival, getting home, ocean or sea, adventure, lifeboat, isolation, confined, danger, escapades, soldier, human nature, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1942
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
W.C. Fields and Me (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Film biography of actor-comedian W.C. Fields, concentrating on his years in Hollywood and his relationship with aspiring actress Caroltta Monti.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, actor's life, artists and showbiz, alcohol abuse, relationship vs career, ambition, couples, wax museum, sexual harassment, movie star, father son reunion ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: california, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Cesar Chavez (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A biography of the civil-rights activist and labor organizer Cesar Chavez. Chronicling the birth of a modern American labour movement, Cesar Chavez tells the story of the famed civil rights leader and labour organiser torn between his duties as a ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, realistic
Plot: labor union, working class, hopes, society, workplace, power relations, social relations, fighting the system, leadership, idealism, boss and employee, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Jayne Mansfield Story (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The gaudy rise and dizzy fall of the last great Hollywood blonde bombshell: Jayne Mansfield.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Plot: desire for fame, feminism, rich and poor, ambition, artists and showbiz, actor's life, rise and fall, celebrity culture, love and romance, unfulfillment, power relations, lifestyle ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Bronx Bull (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A combination "before the rage" and "after the rage" of world middleweight boxing champion Jake LaMotta's tumultuous life and times.
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: athlete's life, sport, rise and fall, tough heroes, ambition, hopes, family relations, follow your dream, parents and children, coming of age, unfulfillment, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.3
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The Walk (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The story of French high-wire artist Philippe Petit's attempt to cross the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in 1974.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, intense, tense ...
Plot: skyscraper, tightrope, world trade center, planning, adventurer, artists and showbiz, obsession, ambition, danger, escapades, mentor, mentor protege relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1973, year 1974, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Beyond the Next Mountain (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story of how the Gospel of John changed the course of history for a tribe of headhunters.
Style: rough, serious, captivating, realistic, christian film
Plot: religions or cults, society, adventure, leadership, war, opposites attract, escapades, heroes, hopes, missionary, japanese army, messenger ...
Time: 80s
Place: india, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Crazy Sexy Cool: The TLC Story (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: TLC's humble beginnings in Atlanta quickly led to an unprecedented rise to fame in the 1990's as one of the world's most talented, celebrated and highest-selling female groups of all time. Through very public and high profile success, ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hip hop, music band, rising to stardom, music, artists and showbiz, musician's life, ambition, r&b, bankruptcy, woman
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 2K
Anna Nicole (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Voluptuous beauty Anna Nicole Smith marries an elderly millionaire and poses for Playboy, but after her husband's death, her excessive drinking, pill-popping and weight fluctuations take their toll.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic
Plot: desire for fame, rise and fall, tabloid, playboy, celebrity, blonde, celebrity culture, ambition, rising to stardom, physical appearance, artists and showbiz, overdose ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
That Championship Season (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: It started as a friendly meeting between 4 old buddies with their basketball coach and ended up in revealing the truth about their relationship. The meeting forces the five men to reveal their true identity, to be honest with each other for the ...
Style: serious, realistic, adaptation directed by original author
Plot: reunion, buddies, contests and competitions, haunted by the past, friends, introspection, friendship, sport team, ambition, election, brother brother relationship, coach ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.7
 4K
Gods (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in communist Poland of the 80s the movie depicts early career of cardio surgeon Zbigniew Religa.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: politics, rise to the top, ambition, doctors and patients, state affairs, power relations, patient, pig, hospital, gas station, heart surgery, reckless driving ...
Time: 20th century, year 1987, year 1985
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 160
P.T. Barnum (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: This series illustrates the life and career of P.T. Barnum, America's greatest showman and promoter. Starting as a young man who managed an old woman who was supposedly George Washington's nursemaid, we see his career as he finds success ...
Style: humorous, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: circus, showbiz, artists and showbiz, relationship vs career, family life, ambition, couples, midget, hoax, promotion
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Polanski Unauthorized (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An unauthorized chronicle of the life of Roman Polanski.
Style: sexual, serious, thought provoking, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, artists and showbiz, prodigy, celebrity culture, ambition, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, lifestyle
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Rudy: The Rudy Giuliani Story (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Biographic movie of the witty, overachieving, hot-tempered Rudy Giuliani, spanning from his rising days as a New York district attorney in the early 1980s to his marriage to part-time actress Donna Hanover, to his candidacy for mayor of New York ...
Style: serious, sincere, uplifting, realistic
Plot: politics, hotshot hero, urban, leadership, rise to the top, ambition, heroes, state affairs, crumbling marriage, relationship vs career, city life, society ...
Time: 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.7
 358
Sal (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: James Franco's Sal chronicles the final hours of the life of actor Sal Mineo, one-time teen idol and star of the blockbuster films Rebel Without a Cause and Exodus.
Style: atmospheric, serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: actor's life, hollywood, ambition, homosexuality, artists and showbiz, hopes, introspection, friendship, unfulfillment, friends, lifestyle, curly hair ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.6
 282
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, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, hitman, criminal's revenge, crime, gang, prison, gangsters, witnessing a crime, fighting crime, going straight, legal investigation, rise and fall ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: holland, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
 1K
Enid (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Edwardian child Enid Blyton begins to tell stories to her brothers as an escape from their parents' rows before the father deserts the family...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: dysfunctional family, writer's life, rise to the top, relationship vs career, ambition, artists and showbiz, family problems, blind ambition, couple relations, lifestyle, couples, british ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 1910s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Gagarin: First in Space (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The film is dedicated to the first steps of mankind on the path of space exploration and direct the fate of the first cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. The main motif - the fight for the right to be first: the competition in the first cosmonaut, competition ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, uplifting
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, follow your dream, heroes, space and aliens, folk hero, rise to the top, ambition, escapades, workplace, russian history ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%