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No (2012)
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No (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Chile, France, Mexico, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1988, Chilean military dictator Augusto Pinochet, due to international pressure, is forced to call a plebiscite on his presidency. The country will vote ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ to Pinochet extending his rule for another eight years. Opposition leaders for the ‘No’ vote persuade a brash young advertising executive, Rene Saavedra, to spearhead their campaign. Against all odds, with scant resources and while under scrutiny by the despot’s minions, Saavedra and his team devise an audacious plan to win the election and set Chile free.
Style: political, psychological, sentimental, atmospheric, sincere, captivating, cerebral, realistic, sexy, surreal ...
Plot: campaign, fighting the system, advertising, underdog, dictatorship, oppression, political conspiracy, politics, rebellion, against the odds, democracy, advertising agency, ambition, protest, exile, ruler, overcoming, rivalry, society, political corruption, psychology, dark humor, violence, life, depression ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1988
Place: chile, latin america, south america, santiago chile, santiago de chile

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, dramatic and thought provoking films with plots about brutality, corruption, storytelling, catastrophe, runaway, suprisingly clever and politics mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like No: Even the Rain (2010), Recount (2008), Nixon (1995), Che: Part One (2008), True Colors (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Even the Rain (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain, Mexico, France
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: thought provoking, talky, political, harsh, tense ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2000, 70s
Place: bolivia, south america, spain, california, latin america
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Recount (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A chronicle of the weeks after the 2000 U.S. presidential election and the subsequent recounts in Florida.
Style: realistic, political, factual, talky, intense ...
Plot: political conspiracy, president, presidential election, political corruption, election, politics, justice, republican, democrat, campaign, americana, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century, year 2000
Place: usa, florida, texas, new jersey, california ...
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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: political, factual, compassionate, talky, intense ...
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Time: 60s, 70s, 1920s, 1930s, 20th century ...
Place: washington d.c., california, texas, china, usa
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 7.2
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Che: Part One (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The Argentine, begins as Che and a band of Cuban exiles (led by Fidel Castro) reach the Cuban shore from Mexico in 1956. Within two years, they mobilized popular support and an army and toppled the U.S.-friendly regime of dictator Fulgencio Batista.
Style: political, thought provoking, intense, talky, sincere ...
Plot: revolution, cuban revolution, communism, idealism, dictatorship, violence, execution, political unrest, fighting the system, state affairs, leadership, freedom ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, year 1957, year 1958
Place: cuba, latin america, new york, mexico city
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True Colors (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two law school friends find themselves at odds when one becomes a Justice Department lawyer and the other goes into politics.
Style: talky, political, intense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new jersey, california, virginia, washington d.c.
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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: political, bleak, sexy, poignant, bloody ...
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Duration: 98 min.
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Style: psychological, thought provoking, disturbing, factual, enigmatic ...
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Time: 60s, 1930s, year 1961, 20th century
Place: usa, connecticut, yale university
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Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
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Style: political, realistic, intense, light, melancholic ...
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Suffragette (2015)
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Duration: 106 min.
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Country: Chile, Spain, UK, France
Duration: 121 min.
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Style: political, touching, sincere, emotional, serious ...
Plot: childhood, coming of age, sexual initiation, friendship, poverty, youth, politics, communism, demonstration, classmate, social differences, society ...
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Missing (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
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Style: political, thought provoking, emotional, talky, disturbing ...
Audience: family outing
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Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: chile, south america, latin america, iraq, argentina ...
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59%
 6.8
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Duration: 135 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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57%
 7.0
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Style: talky, psychological, sexy, poignant, artsy ...
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56%
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Duration: 118 min.
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Style: talky, political, intense, realistic, serious ...
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Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: thought provoking, political, intellectual, serious, emotional ...
Plot: politics, protest, fighting the system, idealism, police brutality, freedom, political unrest, state affairs, hopes, chaos and mayhem, rebelliousness, resistance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1999, 80s
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56%
 7.5
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Genre: Drama, History, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 119 min.
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Style: disturbing, talky, biting, tense, psychological ...
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Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.2
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Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: USA
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Time: 70s, 80s, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: tense, bleak, surreal, psychological, atmospheric ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s
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55%
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Style: enigmatic, surreal, meditative, sincere, captivating ...
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Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1840s, 1830s, victorian era ...
Place: london, england, holland
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55%
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Genre: Drama, History
Country: Argentina
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After the end of the Dirty War, a high school teacher sets out to find out who the mother of her adopted daughter is.
Style: political, captivating, sincere, suspenseful, disturbing ...
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Time: 80s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.6
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Bloody Sunday (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The dramatised story of the Irish civil rights protest march on January 30 1972 which ended in a massacre by British troops.
Style: rough, bleak, political, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: ira, irish republican army, civil rights, politics, protest, terrorism, rebellion, ethnic conflict, fighting the system, state affairs, political unrest, society ...
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55%
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 128 min.
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Style: emotional, thought provoking, political, sincere, inspirational ...
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Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1965, year 1964, year 1963
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Moonlighting (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: tense, thought provoking, realistic, bleak, allegory ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.8
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The Crucible (1996)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The movie is centered around the Salem Massachusetts witch trials of 1692. The movie is based on the play "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller. He also wrote the screen play adaptation.
Style: talky, suspense, disturbing, rough, emotional ...
Plot: witch, witch hunt, colonial america, politics, courtroom drama, legal, vengeance, curse, manipulation, secrets, twists and turns, prejudice ...
Time: 17th century, 50s, 90s
Place: massachusetts, usa, california, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Samurai Rebellion (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The mother of a feudal lord's only heir is kidnapped away from her husband by the lord. The husband and his samurai father must decide whether to accept the unjust decision, or risk death to get her back.
Style: tense, emotional, stylized, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: samurai, rebellion, revenge, violence, martial arts, father son relationship, kidnapping, family relations, injustice, rebelliousness, master warrior, ruler ...
Time: 18th century, 70s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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54%