10 best movies like Mathilde (2017)

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Mathilde 2017
The love story of the famous ballet dancer Mathilde Kschessinska and Tsar Nicholas II of Russia.
List of the best movies like Mathilde (2017): Hostages, The Captain, The Divide, Kill the Messenger, Fortress of War, Titanic, The Confession, Citizen X, The Photographer of Mauthausen, A United Kingdom.

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Hostages (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, biography, history
CountryGeorgia, Poland, Russia
Duration01:43

Soviet Georgia, 1983. Preparations for Nika and Ana's wedding are in full swing and it's a big day for both of their elite families. For the newlyweds and their friends, however, the celebrations are in fact part of a cover-up, as they plot an audacious escape from the Soviet Union.

The Captain (2017)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, military, history
CountryGermany, France, Poland, China, Portugal
Duration01:51

Germany, 1945. Soldier Willi Herold, a deserter of the German army, stumbles into a uniform of Nazi captain abandoned during the last and desperate weeks of the Third Reich. Newly emboldened by the allure of a suit that he has stolen only to stay warm, Willi discovers that many Germans will follow the leader, whoever he is.

The Divide (2011)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantastic, thriller, thriller, drama, drama
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada, France
Duration02:02

Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic.

Kill the Messenger (2014)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:52

A reporter becomes the target of a vicious smear campaign that drives him to the point of suicide after he exposes the CIA's role in arming Contra rebels in Nicaragua and importing cocaine into California. Based on the true story of journalist Gary Webb.

Fortress of War (2010)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryBelarus, Russia
Duration02:11

A war drama set during the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, in which Russian troops held on to a border stronghold for nine days. The film shows the heroic defense of Brest Fortress, which has taken upon the first stroke of German fascist invaders on June 22 1941.

Titanic (1997)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, history
CountryUSA, Mexico, Australia, Canada
Duration03:14

84 years later, a 101-year-old woman named Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story to her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert, Brock Lovett, Lewis Bodine, Bobby Buell and Anatoly Mikailavich on the Keldysh about her life set in April 10th 1912, on a ship called Titanic when young Rose boards the departing ship with the upper-class passengers and her mother, Ruth DeWitt Bukater, and her fiancé, Caledon Hockley. Meanwhile, a drifter and artist named Jack Dawson and his best friend Fabrizio De Rossi win third-class tickets to the ship in a game. And she explains the whole story from departure until the death of Titanic on its first and last voyage April 15th, 1912 at 2:20 in the morning.

The Confession (1970)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, drama, history
CountryFrance, Italy
Duration02:22

The vice-minister of Foreign Affairs of Czechoslovakia, knowing he's being watched and followed, is one day arrested and put into solitary confinement by his blackmailers.

Citizen X (1995)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, history
CountryUSA, Hungary
Duration01:43

Based on the true story of a Russian serial killer who, over many years, claimed victim to over 50 people. His victims were mostly under the age of 17. In what was then a communists state, the police investigations were hampered by bureaucracy, incompetence and those in power. The story is told from the viewpoint of the detective in charge of the case.

The Photographer of Mauthausen (2018)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, military, biography, history
CountrySpain
Duration01:21

Spanish photographer Francesc Boix, imprisoned in the Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp, works in the SS Photographic Service. Between 1943 and 1945, he hides, with the help of other prisoners, thousands of negatives, with the purpose of showing the freed world the atrocities committed by the Nazis, exhaustively documented. He will be a key witness during the Nuremberg Trials.

A United Kingdom (2016)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryCzech Republic, United Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:31

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.

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Z (1969)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, history
CountryFrance, Algeria
Duration02:07

Repression is the rule of the day in this film that skewers Greek governance of the 1960s. Z, a leftist rabble rouser, is killed in what appears to be a traffic accident. But given the political climate, the death of such a prominent activist raises troubling questions. Though it's too late to save Z's life, a postmortem examination suggests that the ruling party was behind his death. As the facts leak out, those who tell the truth pay the price for their honesty.

The Finest Hours (2016)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:30

The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.

Compulsion (1959)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:43

Two close friends kidnap and murder a young boy and are defended in court by a renowned attorney who makes an impassioned plea against capital punishment.

Balibo (2009)
Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama, detective, biography, history
CountryAustralia

As Indonesia prepares to invade the tiny nation of East Timor, five Australian based journalists go missing. Four weeks later, veteran foreign correspondent Roger East is lured to East Timor by the young and charismatic José Ramos-Horta to tell the story of his country and investigate the fate of the missing men. As East's determination to uncover the truth grows, the threat of invasion intensifie

The Stanford Prison Experiment (2015)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:30

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.

Zipper (2015)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:16

Sam Ellis is a man on the rise — a hot-shot federal prosecutor on the cusp of a bright political future. But what was meant to be a one-time experience with an escort turns into a growing addiction — a new demon threatening to destroy his life, family, and career.

Balloon (2018)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, family, history
CountryGermany, France, USA

Two families attempt a daredevil plan to escape the GDR with a homemade hot air balloon, but it crashes just before the border. The Stasi finds traces of this attempt to escape and immediately starts investigations, while the two families are forced to build a new escape balloon. With each passing day the Stasi is closer on their heels – a nerve-wracking race against time begins.

Stalin (1992)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, military, biography, history
CountryUSA, Russia, Hungary

The life and career of the brutal Soviet dictator, Josef Stalin.

The Treacherous (2015)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, drama, biography, history
CountrySouth Korea

The story of Joseon's tyrant king Yeonsan who exploits the populace for his own carnal pleasures, his seemingly loyal retainer who controls him and all court dealings, and a woman who seeks vengeance.

Rhino Season (2012)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, history
CountryIraq, Turkey

Kurdish-Iranian poet Sahel has just been released from a thirty-year prison sentence in Iran. Now the one thing keeping him going is the thought of finding his wife, who thinks he's been dead for over twenty years.

Chappaquiddick (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA, Sweden
Duration02:21

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.

The Conquest Of Siberia (2019)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama, history
CountryRussia
Duration01:55

The story is set at the times of Peter the Great’s reforms. At those times when an emerging empire was wreaking havoc on provincial medievalism. The times were the melting pot of everything – of beliefs and of nations. The history of Russian Asia was made by captive Swedes, outlanders, Bokharan merchants, civil servants and officers, convicts, architects and chroniclers, Chinese smugglers, shamans and escaped dissenters, Orthodox missionaries and warlike steppe-dwellers Jungars.

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military, history
CountryUSA, Malta, Morocco
Duration02:20

An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.

Operation Finale (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:32

In 1960, a team of Israeli secret agents is deployed to find Adolf Eichmann, the infamous Nazi architect of the Holocaust, supposedly hidden in Argentina, and get him to Israel to be judged.

Anthropoid (2016)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, military, biography, history
CountryCzech Republic, United Kingdom, USA, France
Duration02:24

In December 1941, Czech soldier Jozef Gabčík and Jan Kubiš parachute into their occupied homeland to assassinate Nazi officer Reinhard Heydrich

Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House (2017)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:14

The story of Mark Felt, who under the name "Deep Throat" helped journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the Watergate scandal in 1974.

Mississippi Burning (1988)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:08

Two FBI agents investigating the murder of civil rights workers during the 60s seek to breach the conspiracy of silence in a small Southern town where segregation divides black and white. The younger agent trained in FBI school runs up against the small town ways of his, former Sheriff, partner.

Patriots Day (2016)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, history
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
Duration02:46

An account of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis's actions in the events leading up to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists behind it.

Texas Killing Fields (2011)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

In the Texas bayous, a local homicide detective teams up with a cop from New York City to investigate a series of unsolved murders.

The Cokeville Miracle (2015)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama, family, detective, history
CountryUSA

On May 9, 1986, a small ranching community in Wyoming experiences a divine intervention when a couple detonates a bomb inside a crowded classroom.




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