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Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna (1986)
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Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Austria, Italy
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: Story of Anna Anderson, who claimed to be Anastasia Romanov, the only surviving daughter of the Czar and Czarina of Russia.
Style: sincere, atmospheric, serious, realistic
Plot: russian revolution, amnesia, royalty, revolution, memory loss, missing person, mystery, royal family, love affair, dishonesty, political unrest, hidden identity, state affairs, cons and scams, czar, female protagonist, russian history, switching roles
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20s, 1930s
Place: russia, new york, germany, usa, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and atmospheric films and TV series with plots about state affairs, politics, dishonesty, ambition, political unrest, couples and crimes mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna: Eleanor and Franklin (1976), Peter the Great (1986), Natalee Holloway (2009), Reds (1981), Doctor Zhivago (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Eleanor and Franklin (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 203 min.
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Place: boston, new york, usa
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Peter the Great (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 360 min.
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Story: This is the story of Peter I, Tsar of Russia from 1682, and the constant struggle between him, his sister Sophia and the Streltsy, an important Russian military corp. The story depicts the efforts of Peter in transforming Russia in an "all ...
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Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Time: 1910s, 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 30s
Place: louisiana, usa
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Natalee Holloway (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On May 30, 2005, on a high school graduation trip to Aruba, she disappeared without a trace.
Style: emotional, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: missing person, investigation, mystery, crimes, family relations, parents and children, teenage girl, disappearance, strong female presence, life is a bitch
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Place: usa
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Doctor Zhivago (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 226 min.
TV show
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Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, epic
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Time: 1910s, year 1917
Place: russia
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 183 min.
Story: Biography of the last Russian Monarch, Tsar Nicholas II and his Tsarina, Alexandra.Czar Nicholas II, the inept monarch of Russia, insensitive to the needs of his people, is overthrown and exiled to Siberia with his family.
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