Movies like Hidden in Silence

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Hidden in Silence (1996)
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Hidden in Silence (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Poland 1939, shortly before invasion of the German troops. To save their belongings from the Nazis, the Jewish family Diamant transfers them to their 17-year-old catholic maid Fusia. In return Fusia provides them with food until the ghetto is dissolved, and then hides 13 people in her loft for over two years. However, as the front approaches and two German nurses take quarter in Fusias apartment everything seems to be in vain.
Plot: jewish, teenager, world war two, ghetto, nazi, food, secret, house, job, rat, silence, catholic, nurse, noise, sister, attic, christmas eve, jewish ghetto, hiding, brooch
Time: 1940s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, thought provoking and touching films with plots about world war two, nazi, jewish, holocaust, teenager, coming of age and family relations mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Hidden in Silence: The Last Letter (2002), Miriam (2006), The Wizard of Loneliness (1988), Her Last Chance (1996), The Execution (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Last Letter (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: Locked away in the Jewish ghetto of an occupied Ukrainian town in 1941, a mother revisits her life in a last letter to her son.
Plot: world war two, jewish, german, monologue, doctor, letter, female doctor, nazi, ghetto, human rights, anti semitism, jewish ghetto ...
Place: ukraine
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Miriam (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Heart-wrenching story of a woman who takes another's identity to survive the most horrible time of the 20th Century. Miriam is the triumphant story of one woman's survival and success, which takes place in Lithuania over a period of forty ...
Plot: world war two, nazi uniform, prison, holocaust, captivity, starvation, hiding, suffering, soldier, survivor, nazi, survival ...
Time: 1940s
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94%
The Wizard of Loneliness (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A family drama.
Plot: world war two, female director, aunt nephew relationship, grandmother, war veteran, coming of age, secret, loneliness, family secret, teenager, uncle, generation gap ...
Time: 1940s
Place: vermont
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Her Last Chance (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Drug adict teen gets out of rehab only to be accused of her boyfriend's death.
Plot: death, accident, jealousy, drugs, teenager, drug addiction, drug addict, party
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Execution (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The members of a San Diego Wednesday night womens' mah jongg club are five survivors of a Nazi concentration camp. They recognize the owner of a local restaurant, Walter Grossman, as a doctor from the camp who performed experiments on them as ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: terror, lawyer, post world war two, war crime, secret, nazi, rape, doctor, revenge, survivor, rape and revenge, execution ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
I'm Alive and I Love You (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Drama - During World War II, a woman aboard a railroad car full of deportees slips French railway worker Julien (Jérôme Deschamps) a note with an address and a simple message: "I am alive, and I love you," and he decides to track down ...
Plot: man boy relationship, jewish, courage, nazi, french, father son relationship, railway station, family relations, german occupation, train, world war two, mother son relationship
Time: 1940s
Place: france
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63%
Welcome in Vienna (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, West Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In the conclusion of Axel Corti's trilogy (following God Does Not Believe In Us Anymore and Santa Fe) Freddy, a Viennese Jew who emigrated to New York after Hitler's invasion, and Adler, a left-wing intellectual originally from Berlin, ...
Style: bilingual
Plot: world war two, actress, cemetery, american soldier, black market, survival, counter intelligence, skating, theater, war ruins, jewish, treason ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, year 1945
Place: vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Day the Clown Cried (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A circus clown is imprisoned by the Nazis and goes with Jewish children to their deaths.
Plot: death of child, holocaust, auschwitz, concentration camp, gas chamber, barbed wire fence, gestapo, world war two, clown, political prisoner, circus, nazi ...
Time: 1940s
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Tsili (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France, Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tsili is a young girl caught in the middle of World War II. After her family is taken to a concentration camp, Tsili hides in the forest, free from hatred and men, until the arrival of Marek, a stranger who speaks to her in Yiddish.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, disturbing, tense
Plot: holocaust, world war two, survival, danger, youth, against humanity, holocaust survivor, in the woods, hiding, jewish, coming of age, rainstorm ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Class of '44 (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sequel to "Summer of '42" reunites Hermie, Oscy and Benjie as they graduate from high school. Benjie departs shortly to war while Hermie and Oscy go on to college and experience fraternity hazings, cheating on exams, sex scandals and ...
Plot: autobiography, college, coming of age, world war two, streetcar
Time: 1940s
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47%
The Long Island Four (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Based on the true story of four Nazi saboteurs who infiltrated the US in 1942 and were quickly caught and executed, this 80-minute ode to America's irresistibly corruptive allure was the only underground feature by writer-director Anders ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: saboteur, champagne, mission, capture, raft, decadence, world war two, nazi, cult, underground, radio, death ...
Time: 1940s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Everyone Dies Alone (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When they start losing family members and neighbors due to WWII and the Nazi government's policies, a quiet married couple becomes disillusioned and begins spreading leaflets against the government - a crime punishable by death.
Plot: world war two, gestapo, death, killed in action, desperation, fear, postcard, death of son, husband wife relationship, death penalty, nazi soldier, death sentence ...
Time: year 1940, 1940s
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
An American Story (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: World War II has ended and many soldiers return to their houses and families. But three of them find themselves with big problems when they arrive at their home village.
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, bleak, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: politics, soldier, world war two, state affairs, rebellion, military, dishonesty, society, fighting the system, battles, friends, political corruption ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Face on the Milk Carton (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Based on the book by Caroline B. Cooney, a girl happens to look down at a milk carton one day and she sees herself on the back! Could her parents really have kidnapped her?
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, missing child, kidnapping, prom, life is a bitch, love and romance, coming of age, young heroes, family problems, life turned upside down, mystery, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Last Man Club (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A WW2 veteran destined for life in a retirement home escapes his difficult family situation and embarks on a cross country adventure to find the last remaining members of his B-17 bomber crew with the help of a beautiful accomplice.
Plot: friendship, veteran, young woman, retirement home, honor, world war two
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
'38 - Vienna Before the Fall (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, West Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The film presents the political events surrounding the Anschluss in March of 1938 through the lives of Carola Hell, a popular young actress at the prestigious Theater in der Josefstadt, and Martin Hofmann, the Jewish journalist she plans to marry. ...
Plot: nazism, world war two, journalist, actress, nazi, jewish
Time: 1930s, year 1938
Place: vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Chosen (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Chosen follows the story of two teenage boys determined to remain friends despite the deep differences between their two families. Set in New York during the 1940s, this provocative film follows the son of an orthodox rabbi and the son of a ...
Style: touching, realistic, contemplative, serious, nostalgic ...
Plot: friendship, chosen one, culture clash, coming of age, parents and children, family relations, friends, clergy, youth, society, interracial relations, teenage life ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, israel, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Reunion (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two young boys from very different backgrounds become friends in 1933 Stuttgart. However, they don't realize how different they are until much later as one is the son of a well-to-do Jewish doctor and the other the son of a German aristocrat. ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: world war two, anti semitism, friendship, golden years, coming of age, confined, society, youth, against humanity, homecoming, holocaust, religions or cults ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 40s, 30s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Runaway Father (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman's husband leaves her and their three daughters. Years later she sets out to find him and get him to pay back child support.
Plot: abandoned by father, welfare, secret identity, redhead, fast food restaurant, mother daughter relationship, abortion, father daughter relationship, library, abandoned by husband
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Martha and I (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Austria, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Emil (Vaclav Chalupa as a teen, Ondrej Vetchy as an adult) has been naughty, and his family is at a loss about what to do with him. He's been dallying with the family maid. They decide to ship him off to spend time with his uncle Ernst Michel ...
Plot: czech german relations, nazi, divorce, anti semitism, jewish, uncle, coming of age, doctor, czech abroad
Time: 1930s
Place: prague, czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Pawnbroker (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A Jewish pawnbroker, a victim of Nazi persecution, loses all faith in his fellow man until he realizes too late the tragedy of his actions.
Style: emotional, realistic, bleak, serious, psychological ...
Plot: holocaust, nazi, world war two, concentration camp, survival, self discovery, human nature, haunted by the past, against humanity, life is a bitch, holocaust survivor, loan shark ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, harlem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Gruber's Journey (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Romania
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On 22 June 1941, Germany and Romania attack Soviet Russia. Several days later, Curzio Malaparte, the Italian writer who would one day pen the novel « Kaputt », a war correspondent for « Corriere de la Sera », arrives in Iasi, in the north of ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, mass murder, anti semitism, war correspondent, jewish
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Children Nobody Wanted (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: True story of Tom Butterfield and his crusade to provide family life for homeless children, becoming not only the first bachelor caretaker, but the youngest single adult to become a legal foster parent in the state of Missouri.
Plot: children, orphan, homelessness, hardship, family, ranch, letter, 19 year old, large family, foster home, foster child, dancing couple ...
Time: 1950s, year 1959, 1960s, 50s, 60s
Place: missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Closed Season (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Israel
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 1942 - Fritz and Emma are hiding Albert, a Jewish refugee, at their remote farm. Since their marriage has remained childless, Fritz asks Albert to sleep with Emma and conceive a child on his behalf.
Plot: cuckolded husband, cuckold, childless couple, jealousy, dysfunctional marriage, jewish, marriage crisis, refugee, jealous husband, childlessness, troubled marriage, hiding ...
Time: 1940s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Sea and Poison (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Downed American fliers in WW II are vivisected by Japanese surgeons in medical experiments.
Plot: bomber, world war two, torture, vivisection, air force
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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44 (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Based on true events, 44 is the story of Migs, an 18 year old high school student trapped between the two opposing forces of his father, a drug dealer and convicted felon, and his mother, an NYPD cop.
Style: based on true events
Plot: 18 year old, policewoman, teenager, father son relationship, drug dealer, nypd, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Miracle of Kathy Miller (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: With the support of her parents (Sharon Gless & Frank Converse), an Arizona adolescent (Helen Hunt) overcomes severe injuries to run in a 10K race.
Plot: running, teenager, high school, female athlete, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, teenage girl, athlete, accident, race, hit by a car, runner ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Christy (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young teacher comes to the impoverished mountain region of Cutter Gap, Tennesse in 1912 and tries to make a difference. Based on the best-selling novel by Catherine Marshall.
Plot: dedicated teacher
Time: 1910s
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
 124
All You Need (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Beth's life was going backwards. Her husband suddenly walks out on her, she has an alcoholic mother, an ambivalent father and so she decides to begin making a change by going back to school in order to take charge of her life.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, semi serious, talky
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, drunkenness, thanksgiving, social decay, lifestyle, family gatherings, parents and children, family life, human nature, society, family problems, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Thursday's Child (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sam Alden is the 17-year-old high school star player in baseball who seems to have it all. However, his family notices that he is often bothered with fits of coughing. Worried, his parents decide to take him to the hospital, where they are shocked ...
Plot: family relations, heart transplant, doctor, heart disease, teenager, father son relationship, illness, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%