Movies like Invincible 2001

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Invincible (2001)
 6.5
 4K
Invincible (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, Germany, Ireland, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A Jewish strongman performs in Berlin as the blond Aryan hero Siegfried.
Style: touching, uplifting, gloomy, serious, realistic, dramatic, enigmatic, melancholic, talky, interesting ...
Plot: anti semitism, rabbi, small town, jewish, politics, clergy, fighting the system, hypnosis, fascism, human spirit, nightclub, artists and showbiz, polish, society, small town life, against humanity, strong man, nazi, party, magician, trial, gun, restaurant, singer, pianist ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: poland, germany, europe, berlin germany

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Most similar movies to Invincible

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, dramatic and emotional films with plots about world war two, nazi, holocaust, war, jewish, nazis and society mostly in War, Drama and History genres. Some movies like Invincible: Rosenstrasse (2003), Voyage of the Damned (1976), The Devil's Arithmetic (1999), Judgment at Nuremberg (1961), The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
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Rosenstrasse (2003)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 136 min.
Story: When Ruth's husband dies in New York, in 2000, she imposes strict Jewish mourning, which puzzles her children. A stranger comes to the house - Ruth's cousin - with a picture of Ruth, age 8, in Berlin, with a woman the cousin says helped ...
Style: realistic, uplifting, emotional, serious, touching
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, soldier, human spirit, couples, society, hopes, wartime life, couple relations, life is a bitch, war, nazi germany ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1943, 1940s
Place: usa, new york, europe, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
In the Presence of Mine Enemies (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the Warsau Ghetto of 1943, one man's struggle to keep his family together leads him to the ultimate crisis of faith, and one final chance at redemption. Written by legendary 'Twilight Zone' creator, Rod Sterling.
Style: gloomy, disturbing, bleak, emotional, serious ...
Plot: rabbi, ghetto, holocaust, sexual abuse, survival, family life, human spirit, misfit, society, injustice, religions or cults, danger ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Voyage of the Damned (1976)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A luxury liner carries Jewish refugees from Hitler's Germany in a desperate fight for survival.
Style: tense, bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, ship, anti semitism, survival, cruise, confined, against humanity, war, society, misfit, rescue, racism ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: germany, cuba, latin america, europe, hamburg germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Devil's Arithmetic (1999)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hannah Stern, an American-born Jewish adolescent, is uninterested in the culture, faith and customs of her relatives; however, Hannah begins to revaluate her heritage when she has a supernatural experience that transports her back to a Nazi death ...
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, time travel, jewish, anti semitism, teenager, nazi occupation, war, human spirit, hopes, heroes, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
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, thought provoking, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: holocaust, courtroom drama, judge, concentration camp, courtroom, against humanity, cold war, war crime, trial, genocide, war, german ...
Time: 40s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1940s ...
Place: germany, europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When his family moves from their home in Berlin to a strange new house in Poland, young Bruno befriends Shmuel, a boy who lives on the other side of the fence where everyone seems to be wearing striped pajamas. Unaware of Shmuel's fate as a ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, disturbing, gloomy ...
Audience: kids
Plot: holocaust, friendship, concentration camp, against humanity, childhood, jewish, young heroes, nazism, wartime life, atrocity, tragic event, gas chamber ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, poland, europe, switzerland, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.5
 14K
Jakob the Liar (1999)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Hungary, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 1944 Poland, a Jewish shop keeper named Jakob is summoned to ghetto headquarters after being caught out after curfew. While waiting for the German Kommondant, Jakob overhears a German radio broadcast about Russian troop movements. Returned to the ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, uplifting, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: holocaust, starvation, ghetto, survival, war, wartime life, anti heroes, social relations, confined, figment, against humanity, protecting from truth ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: poland, europe, germany, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Island on Bird Street (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark, UK, Germany, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Alex is an 11-year old boy who, during WWII, hides in the Jewish ghetto from Nazis after all the relatives have been sent to the concentration camp. The movie portrays the ghetto through his eyes.
Style: tense, realistic, bleak, serious
Plot: starvation, holocaust, ghetto, against humanity, wartime life, war, young heroes, innocence lost, danger, youth, anti semitism, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 6.6
 7K
Max (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary, Canada, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1918, a young, disillusioned Adolph Hitler strikes up a friendship with a Jewish art dealer while weighing a life of passion for art vs. talent at politics
Style: realistic, serious, clever, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: anti semitism, controversy, infidelity, friendship, blind ambition, rise to the top, artists and showbiz, state affairs, racism, society, lifestyle, self discovery ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: europe, germany, munich germany, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.6
 118K
The Book Thief (2013)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 131 min.
Story: While subjected to the horrors of WWII Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refuge is being sheltered by her adoptive parents.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, adoption, family secret, human spirit, life is a bitch, nazi germany, jewish, youth, childhood, book, against humanity, nazi ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1939 ...
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.7
 114
David (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Although members of the Hitler Youth chant anti-Semitic paroles in front of his house during the Purim festival, Rabbi Singer is still profoundly convinced that Germany will stay a safe country for him, his family, and his fellow believers. But ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: rabbi, holocaust, survival, anti semitism, parents and children, coming of age, urban, society, family relations, escapades, youth, danger ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: germany, europe, black sea, america, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.3
 4K
Uprising (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Jews rise up in the Warsaw Ghetto against the Nazis in 1943.
Style: realistic, bleak, emotional, serious, tense ...
Plot: ghetto, holocaust, deportation, anti semitism, against humanity, confined, anti heroes, life is a bitch, heroic mission, war, wartime life, battles ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1943
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Shop on Main Street (1965)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In a small town in Nazi-occupied Slovakia during World War II, decent but timid carpenter Tono is named "Aryan comptroller" of a button store owned by an old Jewish widow, Rozalie. Since the post comes with a salary and standing in the ...
Style: touching, offbeat, captivating, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, human nature, anti heroes, against humanity, war, golden years, friends, dehumanization, deportation, danger, society ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: slovakia, europe, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.1
 10K
The Grey Zone (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Nazi doctor, along with the Sonderkomando Jews – who are forced to work in the crematoria of Auschwitz against their fellow-Jews – find themselves in a moral grey zone.
Style: serious, factual, depressing, harsh, compassionate ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, survival, redemption, smuggling, against humanity, human spirit, moral dilemma, rebelliousness, pow, anti semitism, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944, 1940s
Place: europe, poland, germany, budapest hungary, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Divided We Fall (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In Nazi occupied Czechoslovakia, a childless couple agree to hide a Jewish friend at great personal risk of discovery and execution.
Style: surreal, serious, touching, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: holocaust, village, pregnancy, survival, idealism, society, dishonesty, couples, human spirit, infidelity, war, village life ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 30s, year 1945, 1930s ...
Place: europe, poland, germany, moscow russia, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.3
 9K
In Darkness (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland, Germany, Canada
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A dramatization of one man's rescue of Jewish refugees in the Nazi-occupied Polish city of Lvov. In Darkness tells the true story of Leopold Soha who risks his own life to save a dozen people from certain death. Initially only interested in his ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, sincere, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: thief, holocaust, jewish, underground, german, tunnel, polish, unwanted pregnancy, survival, ghetto, sewer, refugee ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 2008, year 1945, 1940s
Place: poland, europe, germany, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.6
 20K
The Tin Drum (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany, France, Poland, Yugoslavia
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Oskar is born in Germany in 1924 with an advanced intellect. Repulsed by the hypocrisy of adults and the irresponsibility of society, he refuses to grow older after his third birthday.
Style: surreal, stylized, captivating, thought provoking, epic ...
Plot: fascism, circus, political unrest, dishonesty, dealer, wartime life, society, innocence lost, polish, youth, coming of age, grownups ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 30s, 1930s, 1940s ...
Place: germany, europe, poland, paris france, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.8
 16K
Conspiracy (2001)
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, disturbing, factual, intense, atmospheric ...
Plot: holocaust, genocide, anti semitism, racism, politics, state affairs, wartime life, human spirit, leadership, soldier, against humanity, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 7.2
 3K
Lili Marleen (1981)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Lili Marleen is the story of a German singer named Wilkie who while working in Switzerland falls in love with a Jewish composer named Robert who’s family is helping people to flee from the Nazis. Roberts family is skeptical of Walkie thinking she ...
Style: clever, witty, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: couple relations, artists and showbiz, state affairs, wartime life, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, performer's life, anti semitism, society, totalitarianism, cabaret, love and romance ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1938, 1930s
Place: switzerland, germany, europe, zurich switzerland, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.7
 3K
God on Trial (2008)
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, tense, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, debate, auschwitz, rivalry, human nature, introspection, society, against humanity, life is a bitch, confined, anti semitism ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: europe, poland, israel, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Man Who Cried (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young refugee travels from Russia to America in search of her lost father and falls in love with a gypsy horseman.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, intense, emotional ...
Plot: anti semitism, adoption, culture clash, fall in love, love and romance, social relations, family relations, parents and children, society, lifestyle, ethnic, male female relationship ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: russia, england, france, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Aryan Couple (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A WWII Drama about a German/Jewish industrialist who, in order to ensure his family's safe passage out of Germany, is forced to hand over his business to the Nazis.
Style: realistic, gloomy, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: concentration camp, anti semitism, holocaust, master and servant, state affairs, golden years, life is a bitch, confined, society, moral dilemma, danger, political unrest ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: switzerland, hungary, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Adam Resurrected (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, USA, Israel
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Before the war, in Berlin, Adam was an entertainer- cabaret impresario, magician, musician-loved by all until he finds himself in a concentration camp, confronted by Commandant Klein. Adam survives the camp by becoming the Klein's ...
Style: realistic, bleak, emotional, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, survival, mental institution, mental illness, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, against humanity, nazi officer, breast fondling, butt, nazi ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 60s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: israel, middle east, europe, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In late 1930s Ferrara, Italy, the Finzi-Continis are a leading family: wealthy, aristocratic, and urbane; they are also Jewish. Their adult children, Micol and Alberto, gather a diverse circle of friends for tennis and parties at their villa with ...
Style: touching, sentimental, gloomy, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: fascism, holocaust, anti semitism, tennis, society, family life, life is a bitch, family relations, wartime life, confined, deportation, jewish ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1930s, 30s, 1940s ...
Place: italy, europe, africa, israel, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Hitler's S.S.: Portrait in Evil (1985)
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: realistic, bleak, serious, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: life is a bitch, family relations, wartime life, state affairs, politics, coming of age, war, against humanity, society, moral dilemma, cabaret, rise and fall ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Scarlet and the Black (1983)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK, Italy
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Fr. Hugh O'Flaherty is a Vatican official in 1943-45 who has been hiding downed pilots, escaped prisoners of war, and Italian resistance families. His diplomatic status in a Catholic country prevents Colonel Kappler from openly arresting him, ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, dramatic ...
Plot: nun, soldier, military, clergy, hopes, state affairs, confined, uninhibited rivalry, war, wartime life, fighting the system, human spirit ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: europe, italy, germany, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Land and Freedom (1995)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, Spain, Germany, Italy, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The movie narrates the story of David Carr, an unemployed worker and member of the Communist Party of Great Britain. In 1936 he decides to fight for the Republican side in the Spanish Civil War, an anti-fascist coalition of liberals, communists and ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: fascism, working class, civil war, politics, spanish civil war, revolution, communist, fighting the system, idealism, war, society, rebelliousness ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 90s
Place: spain, england, barcelona, europe, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.3
 48K
Hart's War (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Fourth-generation Army Col. William McNamara is imprisoned in a brutal German POW camp. Still, as the senior-ranking American officer, he commands his fellow inmates, keeping a sense of honor alive in a place where honor is easy to destroy, all ...
Style: serious, tense, rough, uplifting, sincere ...
Plot: war, soldier, frame up, army investigation, racism, trial, military, human spirit, captivity, confined, black people, u.s. army ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, belgium, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Unfair Competition (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two linen fabric dealers with their shops close to one another, battle against each other for more and more costumers. Umberto constantly loses clients because of the tough competition brought by Leone, who offers the best prices in the ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: anti semitism, fascism, holocaust, against humanity, life is a bitch, wartime life, war, friends, rivalry, family business, social decay, political unrest ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.2
 5K
Mother Night (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An American spy behind the lines during WWII serves as a Nazi propagandist, a role he cannot escape in his future life as he can never reveal his real role in the war.
Style: serious, emotional, gloomy, biting, realistic ...
Plot: war crime, presumed dead, haunted by the past, hidden identity, starting over, anti war, disorder, government agency, human spirit, redemption, hopes, writer's life ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 60s, 40s, 1960s ...
Place: germany, europe, new york, usa, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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