Movies that are like Mephisto

If you like "Mephisto" you are probably looking for tense, serious, bleak and dramatic movies of Drama genre about / that have / with nazi, downfall, nazis, politics, fascism, jews and german themes shot in West Germany or Hungary.
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Mephisto
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, Hungary, Austria
Duration: 144 min.
Style: tense, serious, bleak, dramatic, disturbing, realistic, harsh, cerebral, talky, biting, reflective, enigmatic, melancholic, cynical, interesting, macabre, stylized, atmospheric, psychological, intellectual, witty, intense
Plot: nazi, downfall, nazis, politics, fascism, jews, german, betrayal, rise and fall, brutality, greed, crime gone awry, devil, infidelity, corruption, career, character study, drinking, mentor, life philosophy, political, obsession, pact with the devil, spectacle, demon, tragedy, political unrest, guilt, dialogue, adaptation, morality, redemption, culture clash, catastrophe, art, loneliness, showbiz, ambition, runaway, race issues, manipulation, transformation, pornography, fighting the system, friendship, idealism, honest, death, identity, childhood, nazi germany, state affairs, actor's life, artists and showbiz, blind ambition, human nature, introspection, expressionism, price of fame, success, actor, society, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, treason, museum, narcissist, ego, spotlight, vanity, integrity, black woman, ethics, communist, statue, star, power, stadium, firing squad, historical event, mask, female nudity, nazism, marriage, finnish, visceral, secrets, moral ambiguity, existentialism, artist
Time: 1930s, 1920s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, hamburg germany, paris france
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 8.1
Judgment at Nuremberg
Drama, War
USA
186 min.
 8.3
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, talky and melancholic films with plots including culture clash, runaway, storytelling, mentor, idealism, german and brutality themes mostly in Drama, War and Romance genres. Some movies like Mephisto: Max (2002), Julia (1977), Conspiracy (2001), Lola (1981), The Night Porter (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Max
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary, Canada, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Style: realistic, talky, serious, gloomy, dramatic, thought provoking, reflective, disturbing, harsh, light, factual, intense, sincere, clever, interesting, suspense, melancholic, intellectual, tense, cerebral, futuristic, enigmatic, based on supposedly true story, avant garde, earnest, compassionate, psychological
Plot: politics, artist, world politics, friendship, political, jews, art, fascism, idealism, mentor, holocaust, propaganda, jewish, culture clash, adultery, greed, nazis, self discovery, german, humanity, genocide, life & death, destiny, betrayal, brainwashing, infidelity, controversy, revolution, war, sexualized violence, drinking, nazi, political unrest, unlikely friendships, dialogue, blindness, brutality, murder, guilt, racism, existentialism, male nudity, communism, character study, morality, catastrophe, psychology, end of the world, ethnic conflict, conspiracy
Time: 1910s, 20s, 20th century, future, 1920s, 1930s
Place: germany, europe, vienna, munich germany
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Julia
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Style: captivating, serious, dramatic, factual, atmospheric, realistic, talky, gloomy, enigmatic, witty, breathtaking, melancholic, earnest, tricky, entertaining, touching
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, politics, fascism, unlikely friendships, friends, mentor, writer's life, nazis, idealism, nazi, jews, corruption, women, childhood, drinking, relationships, runaway, world politics, political, prejudice, betrayal, love and romance, character study, adaptation, greed, jewish, playwright, nudity (full frontal - brief), culture clash, wartime, literature, courage, fighting the system, catastrophe, segregation, writers, train, propaganda, secrets, political unrest, redemption, alter ego, storytelling, transformation, destiny, death, against the odds, hat, female bonding, friendship between women
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 1920s, 1950s
Place: germany, europe, england, vienna, austria, berlin germany
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    User:   70%
 
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Conspiracy
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, serious, dramatic, factual, talky, interesting, suspense, intense, witty, tense, clever, cerebral, sincere, earnest, atmospheric, no music, intellectual, harsh
Plot: holocaust, genocide, war, nazi, nazis, conspiracy, jews, drinking, leadership, politics, secrets, german, anti semitism, jewish, murder, brainwashing, wartime, justice, end of the world, corruption, manipulation, survival, idealism, greed, lawyer, courage, dialogue, catastrophe, race, brutality, stereotypes, runaway, ethnic conflict, british, honest, prejudice, betrayal, mentor, morality, culture clash, crime gone awry, tragedy, camp, fascism, violence, political, racism, wartime life, against humanity, battles
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
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Lola
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Style: realistic, stylized, clever, serious, bleak, melancholic, tense, enigmatic, surreal, reflective, talky, sexual, romantic, breathtaking, heartbreaking, disturbing, witty, sexy, light, atmospheric, emotional, gloomy, meditative, erotic, colourful, intellectual, cerebral, satirical, absurd, harsh, depressing, macabre, cynical, psychological, sad
Plot: prostitution, performer's life, relationships, obsession, greed, loneliness, idealism, runaway, german, marriage, tragedy, love, fascism, character study, small town, political, nudity (topless - notable), redemption, culture clash, province, brothel, corruption, couple relations, capitalism, manipulation, hospital, mentor, depression, death, memory, wartime, existentialism, storytelling, love affair, adultery, catastrophe, classic car, surrealism, brutality, showbiz, righting the wronged, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, hopes, society, couples, forced to strip, fall in love, femme fatale, moral dilemma
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: germany, europe, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Night Porter
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Style: erotic, sexual, bleak, psychological, serious, gloomy, surreal, art house, disturbing, sexy, realistic, enigmatic, sincere, intense, reflective, melancholic, talky, harsh, romantic, atmospheric, dark, stylized, banned film, meditative, dramatic
Plot: hotel, guilt, sexual abuse, nazi, nazis, camp, fascism, sexuality, dangerous attraction, strong sexual content, relationships, obsession, love story, holocaust, wartime, pornography, male nudity, concentration camp, destructive relationship, jews, bdsm, brutality, haunted by the past, secrets, sex, survival, eroticism, uniform, lovers reunited, psychology, dialogue, politics, catastrophe, insanity, culture clash, sexualized violence, beautiful scenery, art, surrealism, mentor, german, danger, nudity (topless - notable), betrayal, mozart, death, torture, concentration camp survivor, ss, survivor
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: vienna, europe, tokyo, frankfurt germany, hungary, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   70%
 
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Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 128 min.
Style: serious, offbeat, talky, captivating, realistic, breathtaking, reflective, bleak, melancholic, light, enigmatic, dark humor, sincere, harsh, meditative, cerebral, touching, dramatic, heartbreaking, witty, atmospheric, biting, ironic, emotional, intellectual
Plot: holocaust, jews, nazis, genocide, jewish, anti heroes, fascism, nazi, greed, censorship, store, communism, life & death, rescue, tragedy, small town, guilt, survival, art, brutality, culture clash, obsession, storytelling, runaway, shopkeeper, war, human nature, german, rebellion, idealism, judaism, loneliness, death, gunfight, relationships, beautiful scenery, life philosophy, catastrophe, friendship, humanity, gangsters, redemption, prejudice, politics, mentor, corruption, identity, anti semitism, against humanity, danger
Time: 1940s
Place: slovakia, europe, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   83%
 
The Marriage of Maria Braun
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Country: West Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Style: emotional, reflective, melancholic, serious, surreal, stylized, enigmatic, talky, meditative, dramatic, bleak, harsh, ironic, cynical, breathtaking, touching, realistic, psychological, cerebral, satirical, atmospheric, compassionate, tense, sexual, gloomy, brutal, disturbing, thought provoking, sentimental, sexy
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Time: 20th century, 40s, 1930s, 1940s, year 1954, year 1946
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   71%
 
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Style: stylized, serious, dramatic, lyrical, captivating, realistic, sentimental, talky, atmospheric, biting, melancholic, reflective, breathtaking, witty, bleak, harsh, satirical, colourful, pre war, interesting, entertaining, dark
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Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
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    User:   59%
 
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Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 40s, 1940s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
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Judgment at Nuremberg
Genre: Drama, War
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Style: talky, realistic, dramatic, bleak, serious, earnest, compassionate, thought provoking, intense, interesting, tense, heartbreaking, disturbing, factual, melancholic, national socialism, sincere, suspenseful, emotional, gloomy, epic, suspense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   65%
 
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: disturbing, bleak, thought provoking, emotional, serious, intellectual, intense, interesting, realistic, enigmatic, psychological, cerebral, talky, reflective, dramatic, harsh, melancholic, philosophical
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Place: israel, new york, usa, argentina, germany
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System:   64%
    User:   55%
 
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Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, serious, dramatic, heartbreaking, harsh, melancholic, reflective, intense, depressing, compassionate, cerebral, gloomy, talky, atmospheric, enigmatic, breathtaking, earnest, suspenseful, psychological, interesting, sad, touching
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Country: UK, USA
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Style: talky, atmospheric, clever, stylized, serious, dramatic, realistic, earnest, interesting, witty, captivating, bleak, melancholic, cerebral, cynical, entertaining, harsh, absurd, intellectual
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 108 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 149 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   50%
 
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Duration: 115 min.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, exciting, bleak, dramatic, suspenseful, harsh, intense, stylized, cynical, sexy, suspense, factual, melancholic, talky, light, surprise ending, entertaining, enigmatic
Plot: soldier, war, survival, german, wartime, courage, runaway, idealism, end of the world, anti war, military, bridge, explosion, nudity (full frontal - brief), culture clash, mentor, heroic mission, catastrophe, dialogue, weapons, nazis, sacrifice, betrayal, military life, vengeance, brutality, propaganda, chase, beautiful scenery, battles, ethnic conflict, storytelling, pornography, fascism, gunfight, greed, danger, prejudice, nazi, visceral, lone hero, escapades, revenge, politics, police investigation, redemption, crime gone awry, twists & turns, heroes, stereotypes
Time: 20th century
Place: germany, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   43%
 
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Kaspar Hauser
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery
Country: Germany, Austria, Sweden
Duration: 139 min.
Style: atmospheric, serious, enigmatic, tense, realistic, talky, dramatic, reflective, harsh, witty, melancholic, light, sexy, stylized, interesting, absurd, cerebral, dark humor, satirical
Plot: fascism, folk hero, german, mysterious character, nazis, murder, intrigue, greed, prisoner, mentor, brutality, political intrigue, culture clash, prison, catastrophe, royal family, storytelling, crime gone awry, nazi, adaptation, pornography, dialogue, finnish, state affairs, male nudity, mythology, babies and infants, runaway, redemption, transformation, childhood, captivity, race issues, corruption, secrets, beautiful scenery, loneliness, distopia, islam, segregation, twists & turns, bollywood, insanity, paranoid, dark hero, art, kidnapping, confined, dishonesty, heroes
Time: 18th century
Place: germany, bavaria, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   47%
 
The Remains of the Day
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Style: emotional, touching, clever, serious, melancholic, reflective, heartbreaking, realistic, dramatic, sincere, romantic, sentimental, scenic, cerebral, enigmatic, interesting, talky, bleak, psychological, light, intense, breathtaking, witty, captivating, pre war, sad
Plot: romance, master and servant, period piece, world politics, love story, loneliness, boss and employee, love, british, literature, sacrifice, idealism, adaptation, beautiful scenery, butler, nazis, jewish, loyalty, destiny, couple relations, relationships, storytelling, housekeeper, country house, flower, newspaper, tragedy, catastrophe, character study, nazi, life philosophy, social differences, prejudice, mentor, friendship, secrets, culture clash, life & death, jews, fascism, art, dialogue, transformation, wartime, redemption, fall in love, love and romance, society, couples, power relations
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 40s, 19th century, 50s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: england, europe, germany, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   52%
 

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The Counterfeiters
Genre: Crime, Drama, War
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Style: tense, realistic, dramatic, captivating, serious, bleak, interesting, talky, harsh, factual, brutal, disturbing, suspense, reflective, emotional, suspenseful, uplifting, intense, clever
Plot: survival, war, holocaust, nazi, german, nazis, jews, camp, jewish, anti heroes, genocide, brutality, forgery, concentration camp, moral ambiguity, idealism, betrayal, judaism, morality, sacrifice, corruption, tragedy, mentor, wartime, storytelling, greed, guilt, unlikely friendships, death, life & death, culture clash, political, visceral, destiny, politics, friendship, british, moral dilemma, russian, violence, honest, secrets, prison, humanity, nazi germany, prejudice, redemption, wartime life, confined, heroes
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 40s, year 1945, year 1939, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, poland, warsaw poland, monte carlo, hamburg germany, canada, austria, berlin germany, zurich switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   43%
 
The Night of the Shooting Stars
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Style: realistic, serious, melancholic, lyrical, reflective, talky, harsh, bleak, compassionate, enigmatic, breathtaking, biting, atmospheric, dramatic, cynical, heartbreaking, satirical, meditative, emotional
Plot: fascism, war, danger, nazis, tragedy, culture clash, wartime, german, childhood, heroes, village, firefly, brothers, love and romance, sacrifice, idealism, civil war, finnish, beautiful scenery, ethnic conflict, runaway, nazi, brutality, courage, interracial romance, family relations, catastrophe, poetry, relationships, memory, prejudice, social relations, jews, romance, stereotypes, human nature, drinking, mentor, character study, bollywood, race issues, loneliness, gunfight, friendship, siblings relations, segregation, innocence lost, nudity (full frontal - brief), haunted by the past, life philosophy
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: italy, europe, germany, poland, tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   48%
 
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