Movies Most Similar to the Mattei Affair (1972)

Watch movies if you like The Mattei Affair (1972).

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Nightwatching (2007)

Starring: Martin Freeman, Emily Holmes, Eva Birthistle, Jodhi May
Duration: 2h 14mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

The film is centred on the creation of The Night Watch, Rembrandt's most famous work, depicting civilian militiamen who wanted to be celebrated in a group portrait.
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Kill the Messenger (2014)

Starring: Jeremy Renner, Robert Patrick, Jena Sims, Robert Pralgo
Duration: 1h 52mins
Genres: Biography, Crime, Drama

The film opens as San Jose Mercury News reporter Gary Webb interviews drug dealer Ronny Quail, who is outraged that the government used civil asset forfeiture to keep his house even after he was acquitted.
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Rasputin (1996)

Starring: Alan Rickman, Greta Scacchi, Ian McKellen, David Warner
Duration: 2h 15mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

In 1991, the remains of Russian Tsar Nicholas II and his family (except for Alexei and Maria) are discovered.
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Nixon (1995)

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Joan Allen, Powers Boothe, Ed Harris
Duration: 3h 12mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

In 1972, the White House Plumbers break into The Watergate and are subsequently arrested.
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Ludwig (1973)

Starring: Helmut Berger, Romy Schneider, Trevor Howard, Silvana Mangano
Duration: 3h 58mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Munich, 1864: The 18-year-old, idealistic Ludwig gets crowned as the King of Bavaria.
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Slap the Monster on Page One (1972)

Starring: Gian Maria Volontè, Fabio Garriba, Carla Tatò, Jacques Herlin
Duration: 1h 26mins
Genres: Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Slap the Monster on Page One (Italian: Sbatti il mostro in prima pagina) is a 1972 Italian drama film directed by Marco Bellocchio.
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Scandal (1989)

Starring: John Hurt, Joanne Whalley, Bridget Fonda, Ian McKellen
Duration: 1h 46mins
Genres: Drama, History

An English bon-vivant osteopath is enchanted with a young exotic dancer and invites her to live with him.
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Lucky Luciano (1973)

Starring: Gian Maria Volontè, Vincent Gardenia, Silverio Blasi, Charles Cioffi
Duration: 1h 45mins
Genres: Biography, Crime, Drama

Lucky Luciano is a 1973 Italian crime drama film directed by Francesco Rosi. It stars Gian Maria Volonté and Vincent Gardenia.
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The Inner Circle (1991)

Starring: Tom Hulce, Lolita Davidovich, Bob Hoskins, Aleksandr Zbruev
Duration: 2h 17mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Shortly after his marriage to Anastasia, Ivan Sanchin, who works as a projectionist at the headquarters of the state security service (called, anachronistically, KGB in the film), is summoned urgently to the Kremlin.
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All the President's Men (1976)

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam
Duration: 2h 18mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

On June 17, 1972, security guard Frank Wills at the Watergate complex finds a door's bolt taped over so that it will not lock.
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Lumumba (2000)

Starring: Eriq Ebouaney, Alex Descas, Théophile Sowié, Maka Kotto
Duration: 1h 55mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

The plot is based on the final months of Lumumba (played by Eriq Ebouaney), the first Prime Minister of the Republic of the Congo, whose tenure in office lasted two months, until he was driven from office.
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The Crown Prince (2006)

Starring: Max von Thun, Vittoria Puccini, Caroline Athanasiadis, Gabriel Barylli
Duration: 1h 45mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

The film recounts the last years of the life of the Austrian Crown Prince Rudolf of Hapsburg until his tragic death in Mayerling.
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The Conspiracy (2008)

Starring: Jason Isaacs, Julia Ormond, Jürgen Prochnow, Jordi Mollà
Duration: 2h 8mins
Genres: Adventure, Drama, History

On the night of Easter Monday March 31, 1578, assassins murdered the treasury secretary Juan de Escobedo in cold blood in the royal palace of El Escorial.
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Hoffa (1992)

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Armand Assante, J.T. Walsh
Duration: 2h 20mins
Genres: Biography, Crime, Drama

On July 30, 1975, Jimmy Hoffa and his longtime friend Bobby Ciaro are impatiently waiting in the parking lot of a roadhouse diner.
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