Movies like The Bunker 1981

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The Bunker
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Dramatization depicting the events surrounding Adolf Hitler's last weeks in and around his underground bunker in Berlin before and during the battle for the city.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: downfall, isolation, confined, state affairs, life is a bitch, human nature, introspection, wartime life, against humanity, confinement indoors, totalitarianism, siege, bunker, nazi germany, nazi, world war two, solitaire, portrait, accordion, dead child, dog, military, jumping rope, ends with biographical notes, nazi soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1945, 1940s
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
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Most similar movies to The Bunker

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, bleak and disturbing films with plots about life is a bitch, world war two, war, against humanity, wartime life, confined and state affairs mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like The Bunker: Hitler: The Last Ten Days (1973), Massacre in Rome (1973), The Empty Mirror (1996), Nuremberg (2000), The Edelweiss Pirates (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hitler: The Last Ten Days
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Hitler: The Last Ten Days takes us into the depths of der Furher’s Berlin bunker during his final days. Based on the book by Gerhard Boldt, it provides a bleak look at the goings-on within, and without.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, captivating, disturbing
Plot: head of state, war, losing-it hero, downfall, isolation, life turned upside down, against humanity, suicide, bunker, confined, military, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1945, 1940s
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
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Massacre in Rome
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the Nazi occupied city of Rome, an assault on an SS brigade draws retaliation from the military governship. "Massacre in Rome" is the true story of how this partisan attack led to the mass execution of Italian nationals under the orders ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Plot: clergy, soldier, war, survival, church, anti semitism, anti war, urban, genocide, partisan, ss, nazi occupation ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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The Empty Mirror
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Adolf Hitler faces himself and must come to terms with his infamous career in an imaginary post-war subterranean bunker where he reviews historical films, dictates his memoirs and encounters Eva Braun, Josef Goebbels, Hermann Göring and Sigmund ...
Style: serious, talky, surreal, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: head of state, downfall, leadership, war, idealism, obsession, introspection, anti semitism, genocide, holocaust, wartime life, campaign ...
Place: europe, germany
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System:   67%
    User:   70%
 
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Nuremberg
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Justice Robert H. Jackson leads Allied prosecutors in trying 21 Germans for Nazi war crimes after World War II.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, courtroom, leadership, anti semitism, uncover truth, holocaust, courtroom drama, racism, against humanity, war crime, fighting the system, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: england, europe, france, germany
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    User:   68%
 
The Edelweiss Pirates
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Switzerland, Netherlands, Luxembourg
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Im Kölner Stadtteil Ehrenfeld lebt eine Gruppe von Arbeiterkindern kurz vor Ende des Zweiten Weltkriegs ihren ganz eigenen Alltag. Die selbsternannten „Edelweißpiraten“ träumen von einer gerechten Welt und sehnen sich nach der unbeschwerten ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: rebelliousness, wartime life, urban, danger, rebellion, youth, life is a bitch, resistance, young heroes, human spirit, idealism, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: europe, germany
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The Round Up
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, Germany, Hungary
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 1942. Joseph is eleven. And this June morning, he must go to school, a yellow star sown on his chest. He receives the support of a goods dealer. The mockery of a baker. Between kindness and contempt, Jo, his Jewish friends, their families, learn of ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, disturbing, bleak ...
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Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1942, 1940s
Place: europe, france, vichy, germany, paris france
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System:   52%
    User:   52%
 
The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During the Nazi occupation of Amsterdam, Otto Frank decides to hide his family, who are Jewish, after his daughter Margot is called to appear for transport to a Nazi labour camp. Miep Gies, Otto Frank's office assistant hides them in the attic ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, bleak, disturbing
Plot: holocaust, anti heroes, survival, war, attic, human spirit, anti semitism, racism, wartime life, injustice, against humanity, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
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    User:   50%
 
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Escape from Sobibor
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Yugoslavia
Duration: 143 min.
Story: During WWII, the death camp at Treblinka had an escape, causing the Commandant at a similar camp in Sobibor to vow (actually threaten) that his camp would never experience the same thing. But those who were its captives, the Jewish laborers that had ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: concentration camp, anti heroes, war, leadership, survival, prison, genocide, human spirit, rebelliousness, hard labor, brutality, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: poland, europe
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System:   50%
    User:   47%
 
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Holocaust
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 475 min.
Story: Holocaust is an American television miniseries broadcast in four parts in 1978 on the NBC television network. The series tells the story of the Holocaust from the perspective of the Weiss family of German Jews and that of a rising member of the SS, ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, survival, anti semitism, concentration camp, genocide, ghetto, captivity, war, racism, wartime life, injustice, against humanity ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s, year 1943 ...
Place: europe, germany, poland
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System:   48%
    User:   52%
 
 7.1
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Katyn
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 122 min.
Story: An examination of the Soviet slaughter of thousands of Polish officers and citizens in the Katyn forest in 1940.
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, dramatic, disturbing ...
Plot: war, survival, russian, german, brutality, propaganda, murder, anti heroes, nazis, genocide, wartime, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1940
Place: poland, russia, europe, germany, east germany
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System:   48%
    User:   44%
 
Hitler's S.S.: Portrait in Evil
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The two-part TV movie Hitler's SS: Portrait in Evil crystallizes that evil by concentrating on two Berlin brothers. In 1931, Helmut Hoffman (Bill Nighy) a brilliant student and self-styled opportunist, joins Hitler's SS. At the same time, ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: rise and fall, siblings relations, war, political unrest, wartime life, society, life is a bitch, uncover truth, moral dilemma, battles, coming of age, politics ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: europe, germany
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System:   45%
    User:   43%
 
The Final Solution: The Wannsee Conference
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Austria, West Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A real time recreation of the 1942 Wannsee Conference, in which leading SS and Nazi Party officals gathered to discuss the "Final Solution to the Jewish Question". Led by SS-General Reinhard Heydrich, the Wannsee Conference was the ...
Style: bleak, serious, talky, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, genocide, racism, fascism, war, against humanity, society, state affairs, immigrants, interracial relations, murder ...
Time: 40s, year 1942
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany, palestine, warsaw poland
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System:   44%
    User:   38%
 
The Last Train
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A group of people are imprisoned in a rail car bound from Berlin to a concentration camp in 1945.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, disturbing, captivating
Plot: holocaust, against humanity, concentration camp, confined, anti semitism, life is a bitch, train, war, danger, nazism, train ride, pow ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1943
Place: europe, germany
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System:   44%
    User:   49%
 
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Conspiracy
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The historical recreation of the 1942 Wannsee Conference, in which Nazi and SS leaders gathered in a Berlin suburb to discuss the "Final Solution to the Jewish Question". Lead by SS-General Reinhard Heydrich, this group of high ranking ...
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: holocaust, genocide, war, politics, german, nazi, nazis, conspiracy, lawyer, jews, leadership, anti semitism ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, poland, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   43%
 
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Olga
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Brazil
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Based upon the true story of Olga Benário, the German-born wife of Brazilian communist leader Luís Carlos Prestes. During the dictatorship of Getúlio Vargas (1930-1945) she was arrested and sent to Nazi Germany, where she was put to death in a ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, captivating, emotional
Plot: wartime life, concentration camp, war, confined, life is a bitch, fugitives, couple relations, prison life, holocaust, politics, against humanity, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, germany, brazil
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System:   43%
    User:   51%
 
Men Behind the Sun 4
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Black Sun: The Nanking Massacre, also called Men Behind the Sun 4, is a 1994 Hong Kong film directed by Mou Tun Fei and is in many ways considered to be a follow up to the 1987 shockumentary film, Men Behind the Sun. The movie depicts the events ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: genocide, gory, survival, captivity, war, chaos and mayhem, wartime life, against humanity, bayonet, gore, rape, massacre ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: asia, china, japan
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System:   40%
    User:   45%
 
The Downfall of Berlin: Anonyma
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A nameless woman keeps a diary as the Russians invade Berlin in the spring of 1945. She is in her early 30s, a patriotic journalist with international credentials; her husband, Gerd, a writer, is an officer at the Russian front. She speaks Russian ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, bleak
Plot: war, strong sexual content, sexual abuse, sexual relations, political unrest, rape, wartime life, injustice, society, state affairs, life is a bitch, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1945, 1940s
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
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System:   40%
    User:   41%
 
Hitler: The Rise of Evil
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: A unique slant, profiling the life of Adolf Hitler as a child and his rise through the ranks of the National German Workers' Party prior to World War II.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, bleak, captivating
Plot: rise to the top, anti semitism, fascism, hitler, against humanity, politics, racism, ambition, state affairs, head of state, leadership, political unrest ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: europe, germany, austria
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System:   40%
    User:   35%
 
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Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The movie follows the perspective of several characters (such as Japanese victims, soldiers, American prisoners of war and others) and how they lived or tried to survive the effects felt during the aftermath of the Atomic Bomb dropping by the Enola ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, disturbing, emotional ...
Plot: anti war, against humanity, war, life is a bitch, moral dilemma, down on your luck, terminal illness, wartime life, battles, confined, danger, military ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: asia, japan, hiroshima japan, usa
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System:   39%
    User:   36%
 
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The Gustloff
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Joseph Vilsmaier Two-part TV movie focuses on the tragic events surrounding the sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff, a German passenger ship, at the end of World War II. On 30 January 1945, Captain Hellmuth Kehding was in charge of the ship, evacuating ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: ship, wartime life, danger, ocean or sea, soldier, chaos and mayhem, confined, torpedo, escapades, military, downfall, evacuation ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   39%
 
 8.2
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Downfall
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Austria, Italy
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: war, suicide, german, nazi, fascism, brutality, violence, insanity, betrayal, drinking, death, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1945, 1940s, year 1942
Place: germany, europe, poland, berlin germany, frankfurt germany ...
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System:   38%
    User:   32%
 
The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 190 min.
Story: His ideals challenged by life as a conscript in war-time Japan's military, a pacifist faces ever greater tests in his fight for survival.
Style: serious, atmospheric, epic, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: soldier, survival, anti war, war, captivity, wartime life, estrangement, chinese, russian, japanese army, confined, military ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: china, japan, asia
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System:   37%
    User:   38%
 
Mussolini and I
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, West Germany, Switzerland, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A compelling drama/documentary chronicling the life and death of Il Duce himself, from his days as a terrorist to his alliance with Hitler to the betrayal of his son-in-law and untimely demise.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: head of state, leadership, war, fascism, rise and fall, political unrest, against humanity, society, state affairs, life is a bitch, downfall, anti semitism ...
Time: 30s, 40s
Place: europe, italy
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System:   37%
    User:   34%
 
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Judgment at Nuremberg
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 186 min.
Story: In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. Chief Justice Haywood hears evidence and testimony not only from lead defendant Ernst Janning and his ...
Style: talky, realistic, serious, bleak, dramatic ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, holocaust, genocide, german, war, idealism, nazi, redemption, jewish, nazis, justice ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 60s, 1940s, 1960s ...
Place: germany, europe, poland
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System:   37%
    User:   41%
 
Germany Pale Mother
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Germany 1939. Hans and Lene marry the day before the war breaks out, and Hans is sent to the Eastern front. During a bombing raid their daughter Anna is born. The house is destroyed and Lene and Anna moves in with relatives in Berlin. Hans survives ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, gloomy, disturbing
Plot: couple relations, parents and children, war, wartime life, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, family relations, family life, soldier, family in crisis, couples, motherhood ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 1940s, year 1939
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany, west germany
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System:   36%
    User:   32%
 
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God on Trial
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the Jewish tradition of arguing with God, Jewish prisoners in Auschwitz decide to put God on Trial.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, human nature, anti semitism, concentration camp, genocide, religions or cults, against humanity, debate, auschwitz, life is a bitch, society, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, poland, germany, israel
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System:   34%
    User:   30%
 
World War II: When Lions Roared
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Based upon the actual cables between Washington, London and Moscow during the Second World War, this TV-movie examines the relationship between the leaders of these countries throughout the conflict. Franklin D. Roosevelt (John Lithgow), Winston ...
Style: serious, clever, talky, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: head of state, holocaust, war, political unrest, politics, against humanity, state affairs, orphan, leadership, teenage life, ambition, heroes ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, germany, soviet union, usa
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System:   33%
    User:   27%
 
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Joy Division
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, Germany, Hungary
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A teenage orphan fights against the Red Army at the end of WWII and in the aftermath is 'adopted' by a Commissar. Years later he is sent to London during the Cold war to work for the KGB, where he questions his life.
Style: bleak, serious, epic, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: espionage, kgb, war, moral dilemma, haunted by the past, political unrest, dishonesty, state affairs, undercover, secret agents, betrayal, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1945
Place: england, russia, london, soviet union
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System:   33%
    User:   33%
 

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Camp de Thiaroye
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Senegal, Algeria, Tunisia
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A historical drama based on the Thiaroye transit camp massacre, Camp de Thiaroye dismantles the myth of colonial assimilation to expose ingrained social and cultural mechanisms of racism, exploitation, and privilege. In 1944, the French army ...
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Stalingrad
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Country: Germany
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