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List of the best movies like A United Kingdom (2016): Juliet, Naked, Their Finest, Breathe, Wild Rose, Promise at Dawn, Finding Your Feet, A Hidden Life, Loving, The Young Victoria, Rodin.

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Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:34
CharactersLesbians, Teachers, Musicians, Sisters, Girlfriends
PlotLove, Dancing, Music, Obsession, Breakup
PlaceAircraft, Trains, England, Beach, Hospitals
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, Fascinating, Makes me think

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.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom, Sweden, France
Duration02:21
CharactersDogs, Lesbians, Artists, Twins, Journalists
PlotSoccer, Friendship, Death, Breakup, Love triangle
PlaceAircraft, England, Beach, London
TimeNew Year, World War II
StyleRomantic, Fascinating, Makes me think

During the Blitz of World War II, a female screenwriter (Gemma Arterton) works on a film celebrating England's resilience as a way to buoy a weary populace's spirits. Her efforts to dramatise the true story of two sisters (Lily Knight and Francesca Knight) who undertook their own maritime mission to rescue wounded soldiers are met with mixed feelings by a dismissive all-male staff.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:37
CharactersDogs, Horses, Disabled people, Newlyweds
PlotLove, On real events, Dancing, Time travel, Travel
PlacePrison, Aircraft, Africa, England, Party
StyleTo cry, Heavy, Touching, Sad ones

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

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Canada
CharactersMusicians, Lawyers, Friends, Tourists, Single mothers
PlotDancing, Money, Depression, Vacation, Computers
PlacePrison, Trains, Women's Prison, England, Party
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Makes me think

A young Scottish singer, Rose-Lynn Harlan, dreams of making it as a country artist in Nashville after being released from prison.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama, military, biography
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:10
CharactersHorses, Artists, Jews, Military, Writers
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Weapon, Snow
PlaceSea, Aircraft, Trains, Africa, France
TimeWorld War II
StyleTouching

From his childhood in Poland to his adolescence in Nice to his years as a student in Paris and his tough training as a pilot during World War II, this tragi-comedy tells the romantic story of Romain Gary, one of the most famous French novelists and sole writer to have won the Goncourt Prize for French literature two times.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family, music
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:30
CharactersHippies, Friends, Sisters, Lovers, Old man
PlotDancing, Money, Friendship, Death, Swimming
PlaceEngland, Hospitals, Cemetery, London, Hotels
TimeNew Year
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Touching

A lady has her prim and proper life turned upside down after discovering her husband's affair.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Germany
CharactersArtists, Lawyers, Sisters, Priests, Farmers
PlotLove, On real events, Dancing, Motorcycles, Betrayal
PlacePrison, Village, Trains, Court, Mountains
TimeWorld War II
StylePsychological problems, Fascinating, Makes me think

The story of an unsung hero, Franz Jägerstätter, who refused to fight for the Nazis in World War II. Based on real events.

Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:35
CharactersLawyers, Photographers, Judge
PlotLove, On real events, Passion, Justice, Hatred
PlacePrison, Court, USA
StyleInspirational, Fascinating, Makes me think, Heartbreaking

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.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:40
CharactersKings
PlotLove, On real events, Political, Fate
PlaceEngland, London
Time19th century
StyleInteresting, Soulful, Atmospheric, Touching, For single girls

From Academy Award® winners Graham King and Martin Scorsese, along with the makers of Gosford Park and The Departed, comes the story of Queen Victoria’s early rise to power. From an object of a royal power-struggle to her romantic courtship and legendary marriage to Prince Albert, Emily Blunt (The Devil Wears Prada) gives a stunning performance as the young Victoria. Packed with drama, romance, breath-taking cinematography, lavish costumes and featuring an outstanding British cast including Jim Broadbent, Harriet Walter, Mark Strong, Paul Bettany, Miranda Richardson, and Rupert Friend, The Young Victoria has captivated British audiences, and is the film that Company magazine called “an epic British film, which will sweep you up in her remarkable story.”

Markimdb: 4.9
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:26
CharactersHorses, Artists, Models, Photographers, Artists
PlotLove, On real events, Dancing, Passion, Obsession
PlaceJapan, France
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Touching

Auguste Rodin (1840-1917), man of the people, autodidact and revolutionary sculptor - the most brilliant of his era. At 42, Rodin meets Camille Claudel, a young woman desperate to become his assistant. He quickly acknowledges her as his most able pupil, and treats her as an equal in matters of creation.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Luxembourg, USA, Republic of Ireland, Australia
Duration02:05
CharactersStrong women, Family, Pregnant, Fathers, Sisters
PlotOn real events, Death, Love triangle, Jealousy, Ghosts
PlaceParty, Cemetery, Scotland, Mansions
Time19th century
StyleAtmospheric, Touching, Serious

The love affair between poet Percy Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin resulted in the creation of an immortal novel, “Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus.”

Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France, Hungary, Netherlands
Duration02:37
CharactersLesbians, Strong women, Geniuses, Writers, Photographers
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Money, Divorce
PlaceTrains, Party, France
Time19th century
StyleInspirational, For girls, Fascinating, Intellectual, Womens in main roles

After marrying a successful Parisian writer known commonly as Willy, Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette is transplanted from her childhood home in rural France to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Soon after, Willy convinces Colette to ghostwrite for him. She pens a semi-autobiographical novel about a witty and brazen country girl named Claudine, sparking a bestseller and a cultural sensation. After its success, Colette and Willy become the talk of Paris and their adventures inspire additional Claudine novels.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:50
CharactersKings, Family, Sisters, Lovers
PlotLove, Passion, Death, Mental disorders, Love triangle
PlaceEngland
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense

A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, driven by their family's blind ambition, compete for the love of the handsome and passionate King Henry VIII.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:10
CharactersDogs, Blonde girls, Photographers, Terminally ill, Actors
PlotLove, On real events, Dancing, Fight, Relationship
PlaceTrains, England, Hotels, Casino, New York
StyleBy books, Fascinating, Makes me think, Touching

Liverpool, 1978: What starts as a vibrant affair between a legendary femme-fatale, the eccentric Academy Award-winning actress Gloria Grahame, and her young lover, British actor Peter Turner, quickly grows into a deeper relationship, with Turner being the person Gloria turns to for comfort.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:57
PlotLove, Revenge, Relationship, Love triangle, Viruses
PlaceEngland, London
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Serious

An aspiring young physician, Robert Merivel found himself in the service of King Charles II and saves the life of someone close to the King. Merivel joins the King's court and lives the high life provided to someone of his position. Merivel is ordered to marry his King's mistress in order to divert the queens suspicions. He is given one order by the king and that is not to fall in love. The situation worsens when Merivel finds himself in love with his new wife. Eventually, the King finds out and relieves Merivel of his position and wealth. His fall from grace leaves Merivel where he first started. And through his travels and reunions with an old friend, he rediscovers his love for true medicine and what it really means to be a physician.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure, biography
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Horses, Blonde girls, Photographers, Sisters
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Adventure, Travel, Motorcycles
PlaceTrains, Italy, Party, Cemetery
StyleTo cry, Fascinating

Lucy, a small-town girl from Ohio, discovers the delightfully bizarre films of legendary filmmaker Federico Fellini and sets off on a journey across Italy to find him.

Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Australia
Duration01:58
CharactersKings, Disabled people
PlotWar, On real events, Friendship, Political
PlaceEngland, London
TimeWorld War II
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Soulful, Oscars, Fascinating

The King's Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George ('Bertie') reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded stutter and considered unfit to be king, Bertie engages the help of an unorthodox speech therapist named Lionel Logue. Through a set of unexpected techniques, and as a result of an unlikely friendship, Bertie is able to find his voice and boldly lead the country into war.

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: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Spain
Duration02:28
CharactersDogs, Writers, Terminally ill, Orphans, Actors
PlotLove, Dancing, Relationship, Supernatural, Weapon
PlaceCollege, USA, New York
StyleRomantic, Psychological problems, Soulful, Fascinating, Tense

As a young New York couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA, Sweden
Duration02:21
CharactersLawyers, Fathers, Presidential, Orphans, Singers
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Cars, Investigation, Death
PlaceIslands, Party, Beach, Hotels, USA
StyleAction, Fascinating, Heavy

Ted Kennedy's life and political career become derailed in the aftermath of a fatal car accident in 1969 that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Hungary, USA, Australia
Duration01:59
CharactersKings, Horses, Knights, Friends, Princesses
PlotLove, War, On real events, Political, Power
PlaceEngland, France
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleUnexpected ending, Heavy, Tense, Depressive

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.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryCanada, United Kingdom
CharactersMusicians, Spiders, Actors, Singers
PlotOn real events, Chess, Friendship, Weapon, Jealousy
PlaceBeach, Hospitals, USA, Night Clubs, New York
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Makes me think, Touching

Jazz legend Chet Baker finds love and redemption when he stars in a movie about his own troubled life to mount a comeback.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, biography, history
CountryUSA, Morocco
Duration03:10
CharactersKings, Spy, Strong women, Writers, Slaves
PlotOn real events, Slavery, Loneliness, Death, Political
PlaceEngland, Deserts, Turkey
StyleExciting, Soulful, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

A chronicle of Gertrude Bell's life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryUSA, France, United Kingdom
Duration02:11
CharactersHorses
PlotLove, On real events, Dancing, Ballet, Uprising
PlaceSea, School, Party
StyleFascinating, Serious

A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her attitudes on free love, debt, dress, and lifestyle shocked the public of her time.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:58
CharactersMusicians
PlotOn real events, Slavery, Friendship, Political, Freedom
PlaceEngland, London
Time19th century, 18th century
StyleSoulful, Serious

The true story of William Wilberforce and his courageous quest to end the British slave trade. Along the way, Wilberforce meets intense opposition, but his minister urges him to see the cause through.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:11
CharactersHorses, Musicians, Womanizers, Guitarists, Singers
PlotOn real events, Music, Divorce
PlaceUSA, New York
TimeNew Year
StyleAtmospheric

Singer and songwriter Hank Williams rises to fame in the 1940s, but alcohol abuse and infidelity take a toll on his career and marriage to fellow musician Audrey Mae Williams.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryChina, USA
CharactersDogs, Horses, Heroes, Singers
PlotOn real events, Slavery, Weapon, Chase, Freedom
PlaceCemetery, New York
Time19th century
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Makes me think

The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France
Duration02:08
CharactersPresidential
PlotOn real events, Political, Justice, Uprising
StyleInspirational, Soulful, Makes me think, Serious

"Selma," as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous statement by President Lyndon B. Johnson that ultimately led to the signing of the Civil Rights Act.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Germany, USA
Duration02:30
CharactersArtists
PlotOn real events, Art
PlaceEngland, London
Time19th century
StyleSoulful, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Smart, Gloomy

Eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner lives his last 25 years with gusto and secretly becomes involved with a seaside landlady, while his faithful housekeeper bears an unrequited love for him.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersMusicians, Sisters, Girlfriends, Actors, Singers
PlotLove, Time travel, Revenge, Friendship, Betrayal
PlaceParty, Los Angeles
TimeNew Year
StyleLight, Fascinating

A woman at rock bottom must find her way across Los Angeles in order to crash her ex-boyfriend's engagement party.





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