10 best movies like Tsar (2009)

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Movies similar to Tsar (2009): The Fool, The Trial, Acid, The Shadow, Dubrovskiy, Marvel's Luke Cage, The Major, Mr. Robot, Walesa: Man of Hope, Ida.

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The Fool (2014)
Mark9 (imdb: 8)
CharactersPoor, Family, Plumbers, Heroes, Neighbors
PlotRevenge, Justice, Uprising
PlaceRussia, Hostel, Small cities
StyleAtmospheric, Depressive, Gloomy, To cry, Action, Tense

    The Fool is a movie about a simple plumber. An honest man, he is up against an entire system of corrupted bureaucrats. At stake are the lives of 800 inhabitants of an old dorm that is at risk of collapsing within the span of the night.

    The Trial (1962)
    Markimdb: 7.8
    Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
    CountryFrance, West Germany, Italy
    PlotFalse accusations, Uprising, Pads, Conspiracies
    StyleAtmospheric, Depressive, Disturbing, Gloomy

      An unassuming office worker is arrested and stands trial, but he is never made aware of his charges.

      Acid (2018)
      Mark10 (imdb: 5.7)
      StyleDepressive, Gloomy

        They have been abandoned in a world adorned with concepts such as family, friendship, love, and opportunities. In search of answers to their questions, they devour themselves like a chemical substance that corrodes the world around, in order to eventually learn not to listen but to hear, not to look but to see. And to find their way.

        The Shadow (2016)
        PlaceRussia, Trains
        StyleDepressive, Makes me think

          A story of a successful businessman who falls in love with a silent movies actress and starts to look everywhere for a woman who looks exactly like her.

          Dubrovskiy (2014)
          Mark10 (imdb: 5.1)
          Genredrama, crime
          StyleDepressive, Heavy, Gloomy

            A modern take on the classic novel by Alexander Pushkin. Vladimir is a successful banker and a regular at trendy night clubs. Masha is a diligent graduate of a British college and a loving daughter. It looks like they have bright future ahead. However, an unexpected quarrel between two eccentric fathers forces their offspring to live through the conflict of Pushkin's novel.

            Marvel's Luke Cage (2016)
            Mark4.6 (imdb: 7.3)
            Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
            PlotSuperpowers, Death
            StyleNetflix, Spectacular

              Given superstrength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man escapes prison to become a superhero for hire.

              The Major (2013)
              Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.3)
              Genredrama, crime
              PlotDepression, Justice
              StyleAction, Heavy, Depressive, Disturbing, Gloomy

                On a cold winter’s day Sergey Sobolev, a major at the local police office, is driving to the hospital where his wife is about to give birth to their child. High from happiness, he’s driving too fast and runs down a boy on a passage walk, who dies. Now the major has only two options: go to prison or conceal the crime. Sobolev decides to compromise with his conscience and calls on a colleague to help him out. But the case turns out to be messy and when Sobolev finally changes his mind and tries to make up for his deed, it’s already too late…

                Mr. Robot (2015)
                Mark9 (imdb: 8.5)
                Genrethriller, drama, crime
                CharactersHackers, Hackers, Criminals
                PlotSplit personality, Drug addict, Sects, Revolution, Sects, Uprising
                StyleDisturbing, Depressive

                  A contemporary and culturally resonant drama about a young programmer, Elliot, who suffers from a debilitating anti-social disorder and decides that he can only connect to people by hacking them. He wields his skills as a weapon to protect the people that he cares about. Elliot will find himself in the intersection between a cybersecurity firm he works for and the underworld organizations that are recruiting him to bring down corporate America.

                  Walesa: Man of Hope (2013)
                  Mark4 (imdb: 6.5)
                  Genredrama, biography
                  PlotRevolution, Political, Rivalry, Uprising
                  StyleAction, Touching, Depressive, Fascinating, Gloomy

                    How was it possible that a single man influenced contemporary world so significantly? This film is an attempt to capture the phenomenon of a common man’s metamorphosis into a charismatic leader — an attempt to see how a Gdansk shipyard electrician fighting for workers’ rights awakened a hidden desire for freedom in millions of people.

                    Ida (2013)
                    Mark8 (imdb: 7.4)
                    CountryPoland, Denmark
                    CharactersJews, Orphans, Nuns, Partners, Priests
                    StyleDepressive, Atmospheric, Touching, Soulful, Gloomy

                      Anna, a young novitiate in 1960s Poland, is on the verge of taking her vows when she discovers a family secret dating back to the years of the German occupation.

                      Fear the Walking Dead (2015)
                      Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.9)
                      Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
                      CharactersZombie, Zombie
                      PlotApocalypse, Survival, Viruses, Apocalypse, Survival, Viruses
                      PlaceLos Angeles
                      StyleDisturbing, Fascinating, Action, Depressive, For men, Action, Fascinating

                        What did the world look like as it was transforming into the horrifying apocalypse depicted in "The Walking Dead"? This spin-off set in Los Angeles, following new characters as they face the beginning of the end of the world, will answer that question.

                        Beyond the Hills (2012)
                        Markimdb: 7.5
                        CountryRomania, France, Belgium
                        CharactersNuns, Friends, Lesbians, Priests
                        PlotReligious, On real events
                        StyleSoulful, Atmospheric, Depressive, Gloomy

                          A drama centered on the friendship between two young women who grew up in the same orphanage; one has found refuge at a convent in Romania and refuses to leave with her friend, who now lives in Germany.

                          How to Get Away with Murder (2014)
                          Mark7.6 (imdb: 8.1)
                          Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
                          CharactersLawyers, Students

                            A sexy, suspense-driven legal thriller about a group of ambitious law students and their brilliant, mysterious criminal defense professor. They become entangled in a murder plot and will shake the entire university and change the course of their lives.

                            In the Fog (2012)
                            Markimdb: 6.8
                            Genredrama, military, history
                            CountryRussia, Germany, Netherlands, Latvia, Belarus
                            PlotFalse accusations, War, Survival, Death
                            PlaceForest, Russia
                            TimeWorld War II
                            StyleSoulful, Depressive, Gloomy

                              Western frontiers of the USSR, 1942. The region is under German occupation. A man is wrongly accused of collaboration. Desperate to save his dignity, he faces an impossible moral choice.

                              Siberian Education (2013)
                              Mark6 (imdb: 6.4)
                              Genredrama, crime
                              CharactersTeens, Friends, Losers
                              PlotRivalry, On real events
                              StyleHeavy, Depressive, Gloomy

                                The story of a gang of children growing up in a community of banished criminals, in a forgotten corner of the former Soviet Union. This community rejects the world outside. The only law it obeys… is its own. Against this backdrop two best friends, Kolyma and Gagarin, gradually become fierce enemies as they find themselves on opposite sides of the strict code of honour of the ‘honest criminal’ brotherhood.

                                White Elephant (2012)
                                Markimdb: 6.5
                                CountryArgentina, Spain, France
                                CharactersPartners, Priests
                                PlotWeapon, Undercover, Uprising
                                StyleDepressive, Fascinating

                                  The "Villa Virgin", a shantytown in the slums of Buenos Aires. Julian and Nicolas, two priests and long-standing friends, work tirelessly to help the local people. Julian uses his political connections to oversee the construction of a hospital. Nicolas joins him following the failure of a project he was leading in the jungle, after paramilitary forces assassinated members of the community. Deeply troubled, he finds a little comfort in Luciana, a young, attractive, atheist social worker. As Nicolas' faith weakens, tension and violence between the slum drug dealing cartels grow. And when work on the hospital is halted by ministerial decree, the fuse is lit...

                                  Vysotsky: Thank God I'm Alive (2011)
                                  Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.4)
                                  Genredrama, biography
                                  CharactersSingers, Musicians, Friends, Actors
                                  PlotYouth, Uprising, On real events
                                  PlaceRussia, Moscow, USSR, Prison
                                  StyleDisturbing, Fascinating, Gloomy

                                    Russian poet, singer and actor Vladimir Vysotsky was an idol of the 1970s and '80s. In 1980, at the age of 42, he passed away during the Moscow Olympic Games. This is the story of his last great love as handed down to his son from a family friend. Written by nitorch.

                                    Faust (2011)
                                    Mark10 (imdb: 6.6)
                                    Genrefantasy, drama
                                    CountryRussia, Germany, USA, France, Japan, United Kingdom, Italy
                                    PlotDeath, Hunger
                                    PlaceRussia, Germany
                                    Time18th century
                                    StyleAtmospheric, Depressive, Gloomy

                                      Faust inhabits an earthy, 19th-century world of primitive autopsies and medical rituals. He becomes obsessed with the beautiful Margarete and desperately turns to a physically grotesque moneylender to conjure their union.

                                      A Bitter Taste of Freedom (2011)
                                      Markimdb: 7.3
                                      CountryUSA, Sweden
                                      StyleDepressive, Fascinating

                                        In her quest to uncover the wrongdoings of the Russian authorities, Anna Politkovskaya inspired awe in some and fear in countless others. At age 48 she was assassinated for simply doing her job. This documentary is based on Anna's conversations with filmmaker Marina Goldovskaya, Anna's former university professor and personal friend. Shot over a period of 20 years, this exclusive footage creates an incredible story of a woman who consciously gave her life for her convictions.

                                        Neds (2010)
                                        Mark9 (imdb: 6.9)
                                        Genredrama, crime
                                        CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Italy
                                        StyleAtmospheric, Gloomy, Heavy, Depressive, Fascinating

                                          NEDs (Non Educated Delinquents) is the story of a young man’s journey from prize-winning schoolboy to knife-carrying teenager. Struggling against the low expectations of those around him, John McGill changes from victim to avenger, scholar to NED, altar boy to glue sniffer. When he attempts to change back again, his new reality and recent past make conformity near impossible and violent self determination near inevitable.