Movies like Hungarians

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Hungarians (1978)
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Hungarians (1978)
Original name: Magyarok
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A group of landless Hungarian peasants accept work as migrant-laborers on a farm in northern Germany where the wages are good, and the wives and family are allowed to accompany them. Though it is in the midst of World War II, they are relatively well-off. However, they glimpse the treatment accorded to POWs and others who are not so gently treated, and at the conclusion of the year's harvest, they choose to return to Hungary and are quickly swept up in the tides of war. This film is part of a series of films by award-winning, well-respected director Zoltan Fabri who devoted much time and effort chronicling the struggle against fascism.
Plot: world war two, pow, peasant, humiliation

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out cult film, dark humor, intellectual and realistic films with plots about world war two, nazi, female nudity, post war, coming of age, jewish and female director mostly in Drama, War and Comedy genres. Some movies like Hungarians: Requiem (1982), The Toth Family (1969), The Plouffe Family (1981), Red Dirt Rising (2010), Erfolg (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Requiem (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When a young boy comes in to see a doctor abourt a red mark on his face, the doctor's wife welcomes him into the consulting room instead. As they talk, she offers him something to eat and then notes that his manner of eating is just like that ...
Plot: post war, prison, doctor, female nudity, skinny dipping, public sex, sex scene
Place: hungary
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95%
The Toth Family (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Toth family resides in Northern Hungary. The couple has a daughter and a son, the latter a member of the armed forces. When his weary major is ordered to take a vacation, the son talks him into a visit to his family home. Comedy ensues when the ...
Style: cult film, dark humor
Plot: fascism, world war two, guest, military officer, oppression, family, villager
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
The Plouffe Family (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 227 min.
Story: The lives of the average Quebecois Plouffe family during the final years of the depression and through World War II.
Plot: family relations, world war two, great depression, conscription, french canadian, catholic, canadian, religion
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Red Dirt Rising (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on a true story, this film shares with us a decade in the lives of Jimmie Lewallen and his wife Carrie as they experience the joys of love and marriage alongside the tragedies of war and poverty (1939-1949).
Plot: world war two, race car, race, nascar, racing, car racing, automobile racing
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Erfolg (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 265 min.
Story: For fans of history, this glimpse of Munich society in the 1920s will be a much-treasured event. The story revolves around an art-gallery manager who puts on a show featuring the scandalous works of a woman artist who committed suicide. He is ...
Plot: world war two, talking after sex, bourgeoisie, greed, intrigue, politics, barefoot woman, smoking, female nudity
Time: 1920s
Place: munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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, vivisection, torture, air force
Time: year 1945, 1940s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Chosen Ones (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia, Soviet Union
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A man wants to flee wartime Germany and the detested Nazis to Columbia, where his brother lives. In order to achieve his goal he agrees to become an informer for the Reich.
Plot: world war two, german, coming of age, gunshot, half brother, doctor, tragedy, rape, murder, nazism, wealth, betrayal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 ⇓
68%
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'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, journalist, world war two, jewish, nazi, actress
Time: 1930s, year 1938
Place: vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Servant and Mistress (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a rich man' dies and his maid Maria unexpectedly becomes his heir, she is now the mistress of the man's household. In order to get revenge on the man's nephew Jerome, for slights on her person which he committed while she was but ...
Plot: sex with a stranger, dominatrix, cleavage, legacy, mansion, breakfast in bed, housekeeper, humiliation, cuckold, male full rear nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Spirits' Homecoming (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two Korean girls, Jung-Min (14) and Young-hee (15) are kidnapped by the Japanese Imperial Army and taken to a 'Comfort Station' in China. There, they join other kidnapped girls in serving Japanese soldiers as sexual slaves known as ...
Plot: world war two, japanese occupation of korea, rape, female nudity, occupation, kidnapping, slavery
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Elysium (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Film about the Holocaust. A Jewish family is allowed to keep the flat they have always lived in and to live a relatively normal life. One day their 10-year old son disappears. He has been sent to a deportation camp which seems like paradise except ...
Plot: world war two, death of child, nazi, medical experiment, concentration camp, children, boy, jewish
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Great Escape II: The Untold Story (1988)
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Allied prisoners tunnel out of a stalag, then return to avenge fellow escapees executed by the Nazis.
Plot: world war two, nazi, escape, prison, pow, prisoners of war, prison escape
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Whispering Pages (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Germany
Duration: 77 min.
Story: The pages that whisper through this brooding, beautiful tone poem are from nineteenth-century Russian literature, primarily Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment. An anonymous man wanders through decomposing, fog-enshrouded catacombs and encounters a ...
Plot: religion, poverty, lion, reflection, humiliation, surrealism, water, faith, murder, desperation, homelessness, hiding place
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Cyclops (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Melkior Tresic is one of many intellectuals in 1941 Zagreb who is helplessly waiting for the encroaching war.
Style: intellectual
Plot: world war two, bohemian, love interest, oppression, hopelessness, desperation, boot camp, debate, smoking, poet, tavern, period piece ...
Time: year 1941
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
From the Clouds to the Resistance (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany, UK, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 'Dalla nube alla resistenza (From the Cloud to the Resistance ) (1978), based on two works by Cesare Pavese, falls into the category of History Lessons and Too Early, Too Late as well. It, too, has two parts—a twentieth-century text and a ...
Plot: female director, greek mythology, post war, mythology, world war two, myth, class struggle, italian history, resistance
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Law and the Fist (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At the end of World War Two, Polish people move to the western lands vacated by Germans. But some ruthless profiteers pose as government representatives and intend to make off with loot from a deserted town they took over. One honest man stands up ...
Plot: world war two, drinking alcohol, death by gunshot, ghost town, murder, violence, drinking, shooting, post war, death, gun, train
Time: year 1945, 1940s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Fifth Seal (1976)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In Budapest in 1944, a watchmaker, a book seller and a carpenter are drinking in a bar with the owner. They are joined by a stranger who asks a hypothetical question that will change their lives.
Plot: nazi occupation, clock, moral dilemma, philosophy, crutch, fascism, morality, bombing, tavern, torture, shot to death, pocket watch ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: gestapo, world war two, death, nazi germany, anti nazi, postcard, death of son, husband wife relationship, dead soldier, ss, desperation, nazi ...
Time: year 1940, 1940s
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Jadviga's Pillow (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The film is the filmed version of Pál Závada's novel of the same title, which was first published in 1997 and soon became a bestseller. The story takes place during World War I and afterwards in a small town in south-eastern Hungary. It tells ...
Plot: female director, based on a novel, adultery, pubic hair, world war one
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, mental patient, aunt, child's point of view, secret, loneliness, family secret, war veteran, grandmother, generation gap ...
Time: 1940s
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Boys of Paul Street (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In Budapest, two rival gangs of young boys lay claim to a vacant lot. The hostilities escalate yet never quite boil over into actual violence. Just when things do get out of hand, however, the problem is "solved" by the city government, ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental
Plot: school, social relations, friends, family relations, power relations, disorder, rivalry, mischievous children, young heroes, youth, urban, teachers and students ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: hungary, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Women (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The film is divided into two segments, both set in Europe during WWII.
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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24 Hours in the Life of a Woman (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in 1913, 1936 and 2001. When he returns to the casino and seaside resort of his early teens, Louis, a 78 year old man encounters Olivia, a 19 year old young woman madly in love with a violent cad. Louis tells the story of his own mother having a ...
Plot: male objectification, female nudity, sex scene, fall in love, resort, memory, casino, young woman, widow, gambler, falling in love
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 359
The Snow Goose (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based upon Paul Gallico's delicate novel, Patrick Garland's Golden Globe winning The Snow Goose is a stark and hauntingly beautiful drama set amongst the striking scenery of the Essex salt marshes during the early years of WWII. A bearded ...
Plot: goose, wildlife, nature, coming of age, tragedy, disability, rite of passage, world war two, artist, nursing back to health, orphan, nursing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Not by Bread Alone (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During the post-WW2 reconstruction in Russia, bald-headed technocrat Drozhdov equates communism with the empowerment of the ordinary man over the arrogant "specialness" of genius. Dedicated scientist Lopatkin takes refuge in Moscow with ...
Plot: female protagonist, nylons, stockings
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Beheaded Rooster (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, Germany, Hungary, Romania
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A moving coming of age story in a time of extreme change: on August 23, 1944 in a small city in Romanian Transylvania, the 16 year old Felix Goldschmidt awaits his classmates for their traditional Exitus Party (school graduation). However, this very ...
Plot: strong female lead, nazi propaganda, skinny dipping, barefoot woman, world war two, female nudity, coming of age, betrayal by friend, treason, group of friends, breasts, friendship ...
Time: 1940s
Place: romania, transylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Liten Ida (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Sweden
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Little Ida's mother is working for the Germans during WW2, and she is also having a relationship with a German SS-officer. Ida is experiencing the problems of having a mother who is involved with the enemy, without being old enough to ...
Plot: post war, nazi occupation, female director, children, nazi, world war two, occupation, terror, outsider, pursuit
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Uprising (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After years of deplorable conditions of poverty and injustice, peasants revolt against the landowners, the social elite, and police in this routine social drama. A peasant woman is raped by a lecherous wealthy lesbian, and chaos breaks out in the ...
Plot: rebellion, arson, village, ancient, winter, torture, peasant, punishment
Time: 90s
Place: romania, transylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: letter, human rights, jewish, ghetto, anti semitism, doctor, monologue, german, nazi, world war two, female doctor, jewish ghetto ...
Place: ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%