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List of the best movies like A Minute’s Silence (2016): A United Kingdom, The Danish Girl, Song for Marion, Hysteria, Arn: The Kingdom at Road's End, I Hired a Contract Killer, Dark Blue World, Love Is All You Need, Crush, It's All About Love.

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Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryCzech Republic, United Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:31
CharactersKings, Horses, Photographers, Sisters, Reporters
PlotLove, On real events, Dancing, Boxing, Passion
PlaceAircraft, Trains, Africa, England, Party
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Makes me think

The inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments. Seretse and Ruth defied family, Apartheid and empire - their love triumphed over every obstacle flung in their path and in so doing they transformed their nation and inspired the world.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Germany, Denmark, Belgium, Japan
Duration02:35
CharactersGay, Artists, Transgender people, Surgeons, Artists
PlotOn real events, Art, Mystery
StyleFascinating, Touching, Heartbreaking, Serious

When Gerda Wegener asks her husband Einar to fill in as a portrait model, Einar discovers the person she's meant to be and begins living her life as Lili Elbe. Having realized her true self and with Gerda's love and support, Lili embarks on a groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
Duration01:30
CharactersStrong women, Terminally ill, Old man
PlotDeath, Cancer
PlaceEngland, London
StyleRomantic, To cry, Touching

Arthur is a grumpy pensioner who can't understand why his wife Marion would want to embarrass herself singing silly songs with her unconventional local choir. But choir director Elizabeth sees something special in the reluctant Arthur and refuses to give up on him. As she coaxes him out of his shell, Arthur realizes that it is never too late to change.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Duration01:40
CharactersInventors
PlotOn real events
PlaceCourt, England, Hospitals, London
Time19th century
StyleRomantic

Two doctors in Victorian England use manual stimulation of female genitalia to cure their patients' ills, leading to the invention of the vibrator.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, military
CountrySweden, United Kingdom, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Germany, Morocco
Duration02:08
PlotWar, Adventure
PlaceSweden
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Atmospheric

Arn has served his term in the Holy land and returns home to be reunited with his beloved Cecilia. When he returns home, he discovers that political forces tries to separate him and Cecilia - but thanks to queen Blanka they can finally get married. Arn knows that war is looming and with his martial knowledge he starts to build an army at his new home at Forsvik.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFinland, Sweden, Germany, France, United Kingdom
Duration01:19
CharactersHired assassins
PlaceEngland, London
StyleBlack humor

After fifteen years' service, Henri Boulanger is made redundant from his job. Shocked, he attempts suicide, but can't go through with it, so he hires a contract killer in a seedy bar to murder him at some unspecified time in the future. But almost immediately he meets and falls in love with Margaret, a flower-seller, which makes Henri realise that his life has some meaning after all. But when he goes back to the bar to cancel the contract, he finds it has been demolished - and there's no way he can get in touch with the killer...

Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, military
CountryCzech Republic, United Kingdom, Germany, Denmark, Italy, France, USA
Duration01:52
CharactersPilots
PlotWar, Friendship, Aviation, Love triangle
TimeWorld War II
StyleRomantic, To cry

Lt. Franta Slama is a top pilot in the Czech Air Force who is assigned to train a promising young flier, Karel Vojtisek, and they soon become friends. When Nazi Germany invades Czechoslovakia in 1939, they both reject the authority of their new leaders and escape to England where they join other Czech exiles in the RAF. While flying a mission over England, Karel crash lands and happens upon the farmhouse of Susan, a young woman whose husband is in the Navy. Karel soon falls head over heels for Susan but, while they enjoy a brief fling, in time Susan decides she prefers the company of the older and more worldly Franta. As Franta and Karel struggle to maintain their friendship despite their romantic rivalry.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryDenmark, Sweden, Italy, France, Germany
Duration01:51
CharactersHairdressers, Tourists
PlotWedding
PlaceItaly
StyleRomantic

Romantic comedy from Academy Award winner Susanne Bier (Brothers, In a Better World), about two very different families brought together for a wedding in a beautiful old Italian villa.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
Duration01:48
CharactersFriends
PlotFriendship, Depression, Female friendship
PlaceEngland, Kitchen
StyleRomantic, Smart, Touching

Three 40-something women in a small English town meet weekly for a ritual of gin, cigarettes, and sweets -- and swapped stories arguing which of them has the most pathetic love life. Kate is headmistress at the local school; her best friends are the town's police chief and a cynical, thrice-divorced doctor.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, drama
CountryDenmark, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, Sweden, Japan, USA, Spain, Canada, France, Netherlands
Duration01:44

The story of two lovers and their attempts to save their relationship in a near-future world on the brink of cosmic collapse. John, and world-famous ice skating star, Elena, are about to sign divorce papers when they realise that, in spite of everything happening around them, their love is worth fighting for. It's All About Love is a fresh take on modern love and future life as two lovers struggle in a conspiracy of epic proportions.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountrySweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration02:05
CharactersDoctors, Maids
PlaceAsia, New York
StyleSoulful, Makes me think, Serious

While on a trip to Thailand, a successful American businessman tries to radically change his life. Back in New York, his wife and daughter find their relationship with their live-in Filipino maid changing around them. At the same time, in the Philippines, the maid's family struggles to deal with her absence.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryDenmark, France, Germany, United Kingdom
Duration01:45
CharactersTeens
PlotObsession, Friendship

In a blue-collar American town, a group of teens bands together to form the Dandies, a gang of gunslingers led by Dick Dandelion. Following a code of strict pacifism at odds with the fact that they all carry guns, the group eventually lets in Sebastian, the grandson of Dick's childhood nanny, Clarabelle, who fears the other gangs in the area. Dick and company try to protect Clarabelle, but events transpire that push the gang past posturing.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
Duration02:17
CharactersGangsters, Singers
PlotLove, Love triangle, Family life
PlaceEngland
StyleRomantic, Cute, Touching

Dek, a decent but somewhat dull man, enjoys a happy existence with beloved girlfriend Shirley. They live together with her 12-year-old, Marlene: her daughter by the delinquent Jimmy, who flew the coop years ago and hasn't been heard from since. Dek loves Shirley so much that he proposes to her on national television.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genremelodrama, drama, history
CountryDenmark, Sweden, Ghana
PlotOn real events, Slavery, Dreams
PlaceAfrica

Young anti-colonial idealist Wulff leaves for Danish Guinea to set up a coffee plantation but not everything goes according to plan.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryDenmark, Sweden, Czech Republic, Germany
Duration02:17
CharactersKings
PlotOn real events, Revolution, Mental disorders, Love triangle, Political
Time18th century
StyleFascinating, For single girls

A young queen falls in love with her physician, and they start a revolution that changes their nation forever.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountrySweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration01:43
CharactersLesbians, Strong women
PlaceSweden
StyleRomantic, Soulful, Touching, Serious

Mia (Ruth Vega Fernandez) and Frida (Liv Mjönes), both in their thirties, meet each other for the first time at their parents' engagement party. Mia's father, Lasse (Krister Henriksson), is about to get married to Frida's mother, Elizabeth (Lena Endre), which will make Mia and Frida stepsisters. Lasse's daughter, Mia, has not visited her father in years and arrives with her boyfriend, Tim (Joakim Nätterqvist), with whom she is about to get married. As Mia and Frida get to know one another, strong emotions begin to stir between them. Their relationship will turn everything upside down for everyone close to them with dramatic consequences.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryDenmark, Germany
PlotFriendship
StyleTouching

Jacob is a young man used to getting everything he wants. For several years, he has been living in a happy homosexual partnership with Jørgen, and one night Jacob decides to pop the big question to Jørgen. Jørgen happily accepts Jacobs marriage proposal, but then something happens: Jacob falls in love with a girl, and not just any girl. The girl is Caroline, married to Jørgens younger brother Tom.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Argentina, Germany, Netherlands, USA
PlotLove, Dancing, Obsession, Tango
PlaceParis, England, France, London
StyleTo cry, Atmospheric, Epic, Serious

On a trip to Paris Sally meets Pablo, a tango dancer. He starts teaching her to dance then she returns to London to work on some "projects". She visits Buenos Aires and learns more from Pablo's friends. Sally and Pablo meet again but this time their relationship changes, she realises they want different things from each other. On a trip to Buenos Aires they cement their friendship.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryGermany

After 13 years, Sonja and Marc have separated. The love was lost to them like other people a stick or hat. To sell their weekend home, the two embark on a final trip together. Along the way, they realize that by far not all is said and that they still feel connected to each other - despite all the injuries and blame. When the planned sale is delayed, they have to spend the night in their house. It is their last chance to find answers to all the questions that are better asked late than never.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:25
CharactersKillers, Priests
PlotWar, Adventure, Friendship, Conspiracies, Freedom
PlaceVillage, England
Time18th century
StyleExciting, Action, Light, Fascinating

A former assassin tries to redeem himself by becoming a masked highwayman in Colonial America.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryIndia, United Kingdom
Duration02:40
PlaceEngland, London
StyleRomantic

A suicidal woman's "final" call mistakenly connects her to a man who gives her something to live for.

Markimdb: 3.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryGermany
StyleLight, To cry

Lolle's love life in Berlin is as complicated as ever. After the story with Sven, her second cousin, was over, she got together with her best friend Hart and the two are about to get married. That is, if Sven doesn't ruin things.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersDogs, Strong women, Scientists, Sisters, Investigators
PlotSurvival, Dancing, Travel, Experiments, Expeditions
PlaceEngland
Time19th century
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, Tense

In 1862, daredevil balloon pilot Amelia Wren teams up with pioneering meteorologist James Glaisher to advance human knowledge of the weather and fly higher than anyone in history. While breaking records and advancing scientific discovery, their voyage to the very edge of existence helps the unlikely pair find their place in the world they have left far below them. But they face physical and emotional challenges in the thin air, as the ascent becomes a fight for survival.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersMilitary, Friends, Soldier
PlotLove, War
PlaceEngland
StyleFascinating

An Englishman who grew up in London during World War II joins the military to fight in the Korean War.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Spain, Germany, France
Duration02:21
CharactersFriends
PlotDreams
PlaceEngland

Set in a small English town in 1959, a woman who decides, against polite but ruthless local opposition, to open a bookshop, a decision which becomes a political minefield.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountrySouth Africa, Germany, Netherlands, France
Duration02:14
CharactersTeens, Gay, Fathers
PlotTime travel, Loneliness, Swimming
PlaceMountains

Eastern Cape, South Africa. A lonely factory worker, Xolani, takes time off his job to assist during an annual Xhosa circumcision initiation into manhood. In a remote mountain camp that is off limits to women, young men, painted in white ochre, recuperate as they learn the masculine codes of their culture. In this environment of machismo and aggression, Xolani cares for a defiant initiate from Johannesburg, Kwanda, who quickly learns Xolani's best kept secret, that he is in love with another man.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryGermany, Austria
Duration02:07
CharactersTeens, Gay
PlotFriendship, First love
StyleFascinating

A strange family: 17-year-old Phil lives with his mother and twin sister in an old mansion on the outskirts of town. When he returns from summer camp, the mood in the mansion has soured somehow. Phil doesn’t worry about it, hanging out with his best friend Kat instead. When he starts to feel attracted to a mysterious new student at school, Phil is plunged into emotional turmoil only exacerbated by the trouble at home.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama, military
CountrySweden, Denmark
CharactersSoldier
PlotLove, War
PlaceHospitals

Deployed on mission in Helmand, Afghanistan, 25-year old Thomas steps on a landmine and loses both his legs. At the local rehabilitation center, he meets Sofie, an ascending ballerina from the Royal Danish Ballet, who is helping a relative to regain strength after a long term sickness. Thomas desperately wants back in the field and gets impatient as progress does not emerge as fast as he wants to. When Sofie offers to help him with a more intense rehabilitation plan, he accepts. Despite their differences, they develop a special bond and a mutual affection.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersScientists
PlotLoneliness, Mental disorders, Religious, Life after death, Depression
PlaceMansions
TimeFuture
StylePsychological problems, Twisted plot, Philosophical, Smart, Tense

In the near future, due to a breakthrough scientific discovery by Dr. Thomas Harbor, there is now definitive proof of an afterlife. While countless people have chosen suicide to reset their existence, others try to decide what it all means. Among them is Dr. Harbor's son Will, who has arrived at his father's isolated compound with a mysterious young woman named Isla. There, they discover the strange acolytes who help Dr. Harbor with his experiments.

Markimdb: 6
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, history
CountryFrance, Canada, Russia, Germany
Duration01:41
CharactersTeens, Jews, Tourists
PlotLove, Mystery, Undercover
PlaceSea, Russia, USSR, Beach
StyleAction, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

1979: Cousins Carole and Jérôme go on an organized trip to Odessa, behind the Iron Curtain. During the day, posing as tourists celebrating their engagement, they visit monuments and museums. In the evening they slip away from the group and meet “refuseniks”, Jews persecuted by the Soviet regime for wanting to leave the country. While Carole is motivated by political commitment and a taste for risk, Jérôme’s motivation is Carole.





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