10 best movies like A United Kingdom (2016)

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Movies similar to A United Kingdom (2016): The King, Juliet, Naked, Damsel, Breathe, Rebel in the Rye, Tom of Finland, Disobedience, Loving, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, Saint Amour.

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The King (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama
Duration01:59
CharactersKings, Friends, Princesses, Horses
PlotLove, War, Political, Power, Confrontation
PlaceFrance, England
TimeMiddle Ages

England, 15th century. Hal, a capricious prince who lives among the populace far from court, is forced by circumstances to reluctantly accept the throne and become Henry V.

Juliet, Naked (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:34
CharactersMusicians, Lesbians
PlotLove, Dancing
PlaceAircraft
StyleLight

Annie is stuck in a long-term relationship with Duncan – an obsessive fan of obscure rocker Tucker Crowe. When the acoustic demo of Tucker's hit record from 25 years ago surfaces, its discovery leads to a life-changing encounter with the elusive rocker himself.

Damsel (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrecomedy, drama, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersHorses, Indians, Wolves
PlotWeapon, Love, Survival, Dancing
PlaceWild West

The Wild West, circa 1870. Samuel Alabaster, an affluent pioneer, ventures across the American frontier to marry the love of his life, Penelope. As his group traverses the west, the once-simple journey grows treacherous, blurring the lines between hero, villain and damsel.

Breathe (2017)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7.1)
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:37
CharactersNewlyweds, Disabled people
PlotTime travel, Wedding
StyleTo cry, Heavy

Based on the true story of Robin, a handsome, brilliant and adventurous man whose life takes a dramatic turn when polio leaves him paralyzed.

Rebel in the Rye (2017)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 6.6)
Genremelodrama, drama, military, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:16
CharactersWriters, Geniuses
PlotOn real events, Obsession

The life of celebrated but reclusive author, J.D. Salinger, who gained worldwide fame with the publication of his novel, The Catcher in the Rye.

Tom of Finland (2017)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 6.8)
Genredrama, biography
CountryFinland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, USA
Duration02:03
CharactersArtists, Friends, Gay, Thieves
PlotLove, Relationship, Art, Creation, Dancing
PlaceUSA, Aircraft

Touko Laaksonen, a decorated officer, returns home after a harrowing and heroic experience serving his country in World War II, but life in Finland during peacetime proves equally distressing. He finds peace-time Helsinki rampant with persecution of the homosexual and men around him even being pressured to marry women and have children. Touko finds refuge in his liberating art, specialising in homoerotic drawings of muscular men, free of inhibitions. His work – made famous by his signature ‘Tom of Finland’ – became the emblem of a generation of men and fanned the flames of a gay revolution.

Disobedience (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
Duration02:30
CharactersJews, Fathers, Lesbians
PlotLove, Death, Funeral
PlaceEngland, London

A woman learns about the death of her Orthodox Jewish father, a rabbi. She returns home and has romantic feelings rekindled for her best childhood friend, who is now married to her cousin.

Loving (2016)
Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:35
PlotLove, Hatred
PlaceUSA, Court
StyleInspirational

The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal battle that would end at the US Supreme Court.

Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (2016)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.8)
Genremelodrama, drama, musical, music
CountryIndia
Duration02:25
CharactersMusicians, Writers
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Love, Relationship, Dancing, Cancer
PlaceIndia, London, Aircraft, Mountains

Ayan falls in love with his soulmate, Alizeh, but she doesn’t reciprocate the feeling. Later, a relationship with Saba helps him realize Alizeh’s value in his life, irrespective of their relationship status.

Saint Amour (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 6)
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:06
CharactersFathers, Lesbians, Horses, Twins
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Love, Dreams
PlaceFrance, Hotels

Every year, Bruno makes a tour of all the wine stands, without setting foot outside the Show’s premises and without ever finishing his wine trail. This year, his father suggests they finish it together, but a real wine trail, across the French countryside. Accompanied by Mike, a young, quirky taxi driver, they set off in the direction of France’s major wine regions. Together, they are going to discover not only the wine trails, but also the road that leads back to Love.

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Certain Women (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
CharactersLawyers, Family, Dogs, Lesbians, Horses
PlotLove, Test, Dancing
PlaceUSA, Prison, School

The lives of four women intersect in small-town America, where each is imperfectly blazing a trail.

The Odyssey (2016)
Mark4 (imdb: 6.6)
Genredrama, adventure, biography
CountryFrance
Duration02:12
CharactersFamily, Scientists, Sharks
PlotAdventure, Travel, Love, Dancing
PlaceSea, Aircraft, Ships, Party

Biopic of the great French ocean-going adventurer and filmmaker

The Dancer (2016)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.5)
Genredrama, music, biography, history
CountryFrance, Belgium, Czech Republic
Duration02:05
CharactersLesbians, Dogs, Horses
PlotDancing, Love, Money
PlaceSea, Mountains

Nothing in her background destined Loïe Fuller from the American Midwest to become a Belle Epoque icon, even less a dancer at the Paris Opera. Even at the risk of destroying her back and burning her eyes with the stage lights, she will never falter in the quest to perfect her dance. But her encounter with Isadora Duncan, a prodigious young dancer hungry for fame and glory, will precipitate the fall of this icon at the beginning of the twentieth century.

Anna Karenina (2012)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.6)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:09
CharactersFamily, Mothers
PlotLove, Treason, Dancing, Relationship
PlaceSt. Petersburg, Russia

Trapped in a loveless marriage, aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.

Howl (2010)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.7)
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:24
CharactersPoets, Gay
StyleSoulful

It's San Francisco in 1957, and an American masterpiece is put on trial. Howl, the film, recounts this dark moment using three interwoven threads: the tumultuous life events that led a young Allen Ginsberg to find his true voice as an artist, society's reaction (the obscenity trial), and mind-expanding animation that echoes the startling originality of the poem itself. All three coalesce in a genre-bending hybrid that brilliantly captures a pivotal moment-the birth of a counterculture.

The Great Debaters (2007)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.6)
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:06
CharactersStudents, Teachers, Lawyers
PlaceCollege

The true story of a brilliant but politically radical debate team coach who uses the power of words to transform a group of underdog African American college students into an historical powerhouse that took on the Harvard elite.

Queen Margot (1994)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.4)
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryFrance, Italy, Germany
Duration02:39
CharactersKings, Princesses
PlotLove, War, Religious, Intrigue, Political
PlaceFrance
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleDepressive

The night of August 24, 1572, is known as the Massacre of St. Bartholomew. In France a religious war is raging. In order to impose peace a forced wedding is arranged between Margot de Valois, sister of the immature Catholic King Charles IX, and the Hugenot King Henri of Navarre. Catherine of Medici maintains her behind-the-scenes power by ordering assaults, poisonings, and instigations to incest.

Dirty Dancing (1987)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7)
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersParents
PlotDancing, Love, Moving
StyleGood music

Expecting the usual tedium that accompanies a summer in the Catskills with her family, 17-year-old Frances 'Baby' Houseman is surprised to find herself stepping into the shoes of a professional hoofer – and unexpectedly falling in love.

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