Movies like Amelia Earhart: The Final Flight

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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, gender, escapades, airplane, aviation, pilot, pioneer, radio, female protagonist, around the world, husband wife relationship, photograph, navigator, publicity, female pilot
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, pacific ocean

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Most similar movies to Amelia Earhart: The Final Flight

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and thought provoking films with plots about ambition, society, artists and showbiz, rise to the top, hopes, celebrity culture and adventure mostly in Drama, Biography and Adventure genres. Some movies like Amelia Earhart: The Final Flight: Amelia (2009), Pancho Barnes (1988), The Brittany Murphy Story (2014), The Great Waldo Pepper (1975), Winnie Mandela (2011). 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, realistic, sentimental, stylized, factual ...
Plot: airplane, ambition, flying, lifestyle, self fulfillment, adventurer, follow your dream, rise to the top, escapades, danger, female pilot, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, year 1937, 1920s
Place: usa, honolulu hawaii, oakland california, indiana, africa ...
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95%
 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: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: social relations, ambition, heroes, adventure, adventurer, feminism, social differences, society, aviator, aviation, pilot, female pilot
Time: 20s, 1930s, 1940s, 1920s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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: realistic, serious, captivating, sentimental
Plot: actor's life, rise and fall, ambition, parents and children, desire for fame, celebrity culture, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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: realistic, feel good, touching, serious, captivating ...
Plot: aerial combat, haunted by the past, heroes, rivalry, friendship, ambition, introspection, human nature, society, starting over, filmmaking, midlife crisis ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 20s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: california, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 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: thought provoking, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: ambition, politics, feminism, society, gender, political unrest, isolation, hopes, blind ambition, confined, state affairs
Time: 20th century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: realistic, serious, sentimental
Plot: mentally unstable, lifestyle, car chase, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, adventure, celebrity culture, rich and poor, rise to the top, power relations, misfit, adventurer ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa, california
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59%
 7.3
 107K
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, breathtaking, suspense ...
Plot: skyscraper, planning, ambition, obsession, danger, artists and showbiz, escapades, mentor, street performer, circus performer, world trade center manhattan new york city, follow your dream ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974, year 1973, future
Place: new york, paris france, usa, manhattan new york city, france
⇓ 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: serious, sincere, emotional, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: feminism, society, ambition, politics, campaign, state affairs, rise to the top, head of state, parliament, member of parliament, british history, jaguar car ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: captivating, thought provoking, serious, disturbing, realistic
Plot: fbi, ambition, politics, crimes, megalomaniac, society, law enforcement, gangsters, head of state, social decay, dishonesty, government agency ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 30s, 40s, 20s ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois, california, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: sincere, serious, captivating, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Plot: assassination, state affairs, crimes, life is a bitch, society, ambition, murder, politics, media, rise to the top, deadly, campaign ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 30s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: sincere, serious, emotional, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: politics, leadership, hopes, state affairs, rise to the top, ambition, human spirit, head of state, introspection, society, terminal illness, historical figure ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 30s, 1960s ...
Place: israel, middle east, wisconsin, usa, milwaukee wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, realistic, captivating
Plot: magazine, artists and showbiz, friendship, actor's life, showbiz, friends, celebrity culture, celebrity, buddy, female nudity, photographer, photo shoot ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: christian, friends, hopes, life is a bitch, miraculous event, self discovery, lifestyle, society, religions or cults, clergy, idealism, americana ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, psychological, tense ...
Plot: survival, confined, getting home, isolation, human spirit, human nature, adventure, escapades, danger, soldier, military, ocean or sea ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1942
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, realistic, captivating, serious, christian film
Plot: leadership, heroes, religions or cults, hopes, war, escapades, adventure, society, opposites attract, missionary, japanese army, university student ...
Time: 80s
Place: india, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: uplifting, captivating, gloomy, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: publicity, rich and poor, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, ambition, power relations, desire for fame, love and romance, celebrity culture, feminism, rise and fall, lifestyle ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: realistic, serious
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, relationship vs career, ambition, actor's life, alcohol abuse, couples, father son reunion, silent film, chorus girl, dressing room ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, realistic, touching
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rise and fall, tough heroes, coming of age, athlete's life, unfulfillment, parents and children, hopes, follow your dream, sport, family relations, ambition, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 30s, 40s, 60s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: realistic, sincere, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: rising to stardom, music, artists and showbiz, r&b, bankruptcy, musician's life, music band, hip hop, ambition, woman
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: realistic, serious, uplifting, exciting
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, escapades, follow your dream, rise to the top, space and aliens, workplace, ambition, folk hero, heroes, russian history ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: realistic, sexy, serious
Plot: overdose, physical appearance, lifestyle, rise and fall, starlet, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, rising to stardom, desire for fame, ambition, tabloid, playboy ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: captivating, realistic, humorous, serious
Plot: circus, showbiz, couples, family life, ambition, artists and showbiz, relationship vs career, hoax, promotion, midget
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Polanski Unauthorized (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An unauthorized chronicle of the life of Roman Polanski.
Style: serious, thought provoking, sexual, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, lifestyle, ambition, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, celebrity culture, prodigy
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, introspection, ambition, buddies, friendship, contests and competitions, sport team, friends, haunted by the past, high school, coach, mayor ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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37%
 6.6
 3K
Bessie (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story of legendary blues performer, Bessie Smith, who rose to fame during the 1920s and '30s.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, factual, gloomy
Plot: blues, musician's life, rise to the top, artists and showbiz, music, ambition, rising to stardom, life is a bitch, black lgbt, poverty, blues music, great depression ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 30s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: usa, tennessee, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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: captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: dysfunctional family, couples, family problems, ambition, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, blind ambition, couple relations, rise to the top, relationship vs career, writer's life, children's book ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s, 1950s, 1940s ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.6
 3K
VIPs (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Brazil, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A human look on the life of one of the biggest frauds in the world happened by important people in Brazil.
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, captivating, exciting
Plot: society, mistaken identity, forgery, hidden identity, escapades, crimes, unlikely criminals, celebrity culture, criminal heroes, cons and scams, ambition, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 3K
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: realistic, serious, tense, captivating
Plot: labor union, working class, idealism, rebellion, workplace, society, leadership, fighting the system, power relations, social relations, workplace situations, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Plot: murder, hitman, going straight, dishonesty, fighting crime, deadly, drug dealing, mentally unstable, law enforcement, rise and fall, death row, frame up ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: holland, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: uplifting, realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: politics, crumbling marriage, hotshot hero, state affairs, city life, rise to the top, relationship vs career, urban, society, ambition, leadership, heroes ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%