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15 best movies like Andrei Rublev (1966)

List of the best movies like Andrei Rublev (1966): The Inner Circle, Chapayev, Battle for Sevastopol, Red Joan, Lope, Castles in the Sky, The Liberator, The Fencer, A Prominent Patient, A Taxi Driver.

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Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryItaly, Soviet Union, USA
Duration02:17
CharactersStalin, Orphans
PlotLove, On real events, Political, KGB
PlaceTrains, Russia
TimeWorld War II
StyleMakes me think, Depressive, Serious

The true story of Ivan Sanchin, the KGB officer who was Stalin's private film projectionist from 1939 until the dictator's death. Told from Sanchin's view, the sympathetic but tragically flawed hero maintains unwavering faith in his "Master" despite the arrest of his neighbors and his involvement with their daughter, his wife's affair with the chilling State Security chief Lavrentii Beria and her tragic decline, and the deadly political machinations within the Kremlin he witnesses firsthand. Written by Martin H. Booda

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountrySoviet Union
Duration01:33

This film is based on the book about Vasili Ivanovich Chapaev (1887 - 1919) who was in real life the Commander of the 25th Division of the Red Army. Chapaev is an uneducated peasant and a decorated hero in the World War I and later in the Russian Civil War, that followed the Russian revolution. This man of action is fighting on the side of the poor people. His troops consist of peasants, just like him. Unable to write, he can brilliantly demonstrate various battle tactics by moving potatoes on the table. He is street smart. He never lost a battle against the experienced Generals of the Tzar's Army.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, drama, military, biography, history
CountryRussia, Ukraine
Duration02:17
CharactersSnipers, Soldier
PlotWar, On real events, Death, Weapon, True love
PlaceRussia, USSR, Ukraine
TimeGreat Patriotic War, World War II
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

The breakout of the war shatters the world of a young student, Lyudmila Pavlichenko, forcing her to enlist in the army in 1941. The maiden turns out to be a natural-born sniper, her impressive skill and prowess make her stand out among men and women alike. Seeing Pavlichenko as a tangible threat, the German High Command gives orders to eliminate the girl whatever the cost. In the meanwhile, Lyudmila meets a man and falls in love. War fades into the background... Soon, however, another misfortune befalls Lyudmila leaving the man she loves on the brink of death and herself seriously wounded. The girl is pulled out of combat and later goes to the United States with a publicity visit. Eleanor Roosevelt welcomes Lyudmila in the White House and the two women soon become close. It won't be long before Pavlichenko stands before an audience in Chicago pressing for a second front. Will her words have the capacity to change the course of war?

Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:14
CharactersSpy, Scouts, Strong women
PlotPolitical, KGB
PlaceUSSR
TimeWorld War II, Cold War
StylePatriotic, Tense, Depressive, Serious, Sad ones

London, England, May 2000. The peaceful life of elderly Joan Stanley is suddenly disrupted when she is arrested by the British Intelligence Service and accused of providing information to communist Russia during the forties.

Markimdb: 6
Genredrama, biography, history
CountrySpain, Brazil, France
Duration01:30
CharactersWriters, Womanizers, Poets
PlotLove triangle, Funeral
PlaceSpain
Time16th century
StyleFascinating, Smart, Serious

A chronicle of the life of Spanish playwright and poet Lope de Vega, who dominated Spain's early Golden Age of Theater in the 16th century. Lope returns home from war and enters the theater world when a producer's beautiful daughter takes a shine to him. They embark on a passionate affair as his plays begin to win popular acclaim.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom

England, while the storm clouds of Nazism menace Germany. Robert Watson Watt and a team of eccentric and brilliant meteorologists struggle to turn the mere idea of radar into a functional reality.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryVenezuela, Spain
Duration01:58
CharactersHorses, Heroes, Military
PlotWar, On real events, Revolution, Weapon, Freedom
Time18th century
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Epic, Serious

Bolívar was instrumental in Latin America’s struggle for independence from the Spanish Empire, and is today considered one of the most influential politicians and emancipators in American history. Libertador is told from the viewpoint of Bolívar, portrayed by Ramírez, about his quests and epic military campaigns, which covered twice the territory Alexander the Great conquered, and his vision to unify South America.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, biography, history, sport
CountryFinland, Estonia, Germany
Duration01:43
CharactersTeachers, Pupils, Trainers, Orphans
PlotOn real events, Political, KGB, Fear, Competitions
PlaceSchool, USSR
StyleInspirational, Soulful, Fascinating

Fleeing from the Russian secret police, a young Estonian fencer is forced to return to his homeland, where he becomes a physical education teacher at a local school. The past however catches up and puts him in front of a difficult choice.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryCzech Republic, Slovakia, Germany
CharactersPsychiatrists
PlotOn real events, Political

In 1939, Czech diplomat Jan Masaryk flees to the United States to escape his recent past: Germany has invaded Czechoslovakia and he is now a man with no nation; because, as the Czechoslovak ambassador in London, he failed to win the support of the British and could not avert the fall of his country and the outbreak of the World War II.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, biography, history
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:50
CharactersPolice, Friends, Soldier, Taxi drivers, Reporters
PlotOn real events, Time travel, Money, Friendship, Revolution
PlaceChina, Hospitals, Korea
TimeNight
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

May, 1980. Man-seob is a taxi driver in Seoul who lives from hand to mouth, raising his young daughter alone. One day, he hears that there is a foreigner who will pay big money for a drive down to Gwangju city. Not knowing that he’s a German journalist with a hidden agenda, Man-seob takes the job.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genremelodrama, drama, musical, family, biography, history
CountryUSA
CharactersNuns
StyleRomantic, To cry, Touching

The Sound of Music Live! is a television special that was originally broadcast by NBC on December 5, 2013. Produced by Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, the special was an adaptation of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Broadway musical The Sound of Music, starring country singer Carrie Underwood as Maria von Trapp, performed and televised live from Grumman Studios in Bethpage, New York. Meron felt that if the telecast were successful, the concept could become "another kind of entertainment that can exist on TV." By her request, Underwood's casting as Maria was personally endorsed by Julie Andrews, who starred in the 1965 film.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryTurkey
Duration02:18
CharactersTeachers, Friends, Poets, Poor
PlotLove, On real events, Friendship
PlaceTurkey
TimeWorld War II
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Epic, Touching, Serious

In a small Turkish town, two young tuberculous poets try to survive while publishing their poems. As they both fall in love, their life would never be the same.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, India, Sweden
Duration02:21
CharactersFamily
PlotLove, Religious, Political, Intrigue
PlaceSchool, India

In 1947, Lord Mountbatten assumes the post of last Viceroy, charged with handing India back to its people, living upstairs at the house which was the home of British rulers, whilst 500 Hindu, Muslim and Sikh servants lived downstairs.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryFrance, Japan, Germany, Belgium, Italy, Cambodia
TimeWorld War II

Japan, 1944. Trained for intelligence work, Hiroo Onoda, 22 years old, discovers a philosophy contrary to the official line: no suicide; stay alive whatever happens; the mission is more important than anything else. Sent to Lubang, a small island in the Philippines where the Americans are about to land, this role will be to wage a guerrilla war until the return of the Japanese troops. The Empire will surrender soon after; Onoda, 10,000 days later.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:30
CharactersStudents, Psychologists
PlotOn real events, Experiments, Quests
PlacePrison, USA
StylePsychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Makes me think, Serious

This film is based on the actual events that took place in 1971 when Stanford professor Dr. Philip Zimbardo created what became one of the most shocking and famous social experiments of all time.





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