Movies and TV shows like Mussolini and I

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Mussolini and I (1985)
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Mussolini and I (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, West Germany, Switzerland, USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
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: thought provoking, bleak, serious, realistic, disturbing
Plot: fascism, world war two, political unrest, war, distopia, injustice, life is a bitch, rebellion, rise and fall, family problems, anti semitism, society, downfall, head of state, leadership, against humanity, state affairs, family in crisis, fascist, family relations, dictator, tyrant, totalitarianism, italian fascism, execution ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: italy, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, bleak and disturbing films and TV series with plots about world war two, society, life is a bitch, state affairs, war, against humanity and wartime life mostly in Drama, War and Biography genres. Some movies like Mussolini and I: The Last 4 Days (1974), Hitler: The Rise of Evil (2003), The Inner Circle (1991), Unfair Competition (2001), The Winds of War (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Last 4 Days (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The true story of the greatest manhunt of the century!
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: fascism, world war two, rise and fall, wartime life, distopia, against humanity, society, head of state, military, life is a bitch, state affairs, war ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1945, 20th century
Place: alps, italy, milan italy
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100%
Hitler: The Rise of Evil (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 179 min.
TV show
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: serious, realistic, bleak, disturbing, factual ...
Plot: hitler, fascism, against humanity, racism, dictatorship, historical character, nazism, society, world war two, rise to the top, life is a bitch, politics ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century, 20s, 30s ...
Place: germany, europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Inner Circle (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Soviet Union, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The true story of Ivan Sanchin, the KGB officer who was Stalin's private film projectionist from 1939 until the dictator's death. Told from Sanchin's view, the sympathetic but tragically flawed hero maintains unwavering faith in his ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, stalinism, politics, kgb, state affairs, head of state, political unrest, injustice, dictatorship, projectionist, love, josef stalin ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, 40s, 50s ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: thought provoking, serious, realistic, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: fascism, anti semitism, social decay, family business, against humanity, life is a bitch, political unrest, moral dilemma, human nature, racial slur, rivalry, ghetto ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Winds of War (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 720 min.
TV show
Story: In the late 1930s, world politics begin to head in a dangerous direction. In Europe, Germany expands and rearms and proceeds to annex several border countries into the Reich. Meanwhile, Italy attempts to establish a Facist Colonial Empire under ...
Style: epic, sincere, contemplative, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, behind enemy lines, refugee, wartime life, family life, parents and children, society, head of state, against humanity, politics, human nature ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s
Place: italy, germany, japan, china, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: disturbing, bleak, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, against humanity, war, life is a bitch, state affairs, society, coming of age, politics, rise and fall, distopia, siblings relations, family relations ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 40s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Color of War (2001)
Genre: History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 780 min.
TV show
Story: A series featuring actual color footage of World War II.
Style: disturbing, serious, thought provoking, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: wartime life, military, against humanity, war, life is a bitch, journalism, battle zone, world war two, archive footage, media, society, state affairs ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
World War II: When Lions Roared (1994)
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: disturbing, clever, sincere, contemplative, thought provoking ...
Plot: world war two, josef stalin, war, orphan, head of state, heroes, leadership, military, artists and showbiz, ambition, against humanity, politics ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: europe, germany, usa, soviet union, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Speer und er (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 270 min.
TV show
Story: A reassessment of the role Albert Speer played in the Third Reich. Speer, who was ultimately convicted at the Nuremburg trials and served a 20-year prison sentence, was known for designing many of the Third Reich's buildings and for being ...
Style: sincere, contemplative, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, war crime, post war, delusion, anti semitism, war criminal, archive footage, holocaust, dictatorship, german, haunted by the past, against humanity ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 40s
Place: berlin germany, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
War and Remembrance (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 620 min.
TV show
Story: War and Remembrance is an American miniseries based on the novel of the same name by Herman Wouk. It is the sequel to highly successful The Winds of War.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting, saga ...
Plot: war, world war two, massacre, battleship, german, behind enemy lines, soldier, d day, patriotism, fascism, dictatorship, battles ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: japan, asia, europe, usa, pacific ocean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Camp de Thiaroye (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Senegal, Algeria, Tunisia
Duration: 157 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 ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, bleak, disturbing
Plot: world war two, interracial relations, racism, soldier, society, against humanity, life is a bitch, state affairs, military, wartime life, culture clash, injustice ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: africa, senegal, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Hitler: The Last Ten Days (1973)
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: captivating, contemplative, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: megalomaniac, world war two, suicide, bunker, confined, losing-it hero, against humanity, life is a bitch, state affairs, disgruntled, life turned upside down, military ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Man Who Will Come (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A group of Italian villagers struggle to survive during a tumultuous time in 1943, debating how much assistance to give the partisans with the impending arrival of the Germans. Based on True Events.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, atmospheric, bleak
Plot: world war two, youth, against humanity, family relations, village life, parents and children, village, life is a bitch, german army, social relations, society, mute or deaf ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1944, 40s, year 1943
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Ike: The War Years (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 291 min.
TV show
Story: Ike is a 1979 television miniseries about the life of Dwight D. Eisenhower. The screenplay by Melville Shavelson was based on Kay Summersby's 1948 memoir Eisenhower Was My Boss and her 1975 autobiography, Past Forgetting: My Love Affair. ...
Style: saga, realistic, serious, sincere, exciting
Plot: world war two, politics, state affairs, heroes, soldier, life is a bitch, against humanity, head of state, military, d day, americana, wartime life ...
Place: europe, kansas, london, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Oppenheimer (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Biography of the American physicist who led the U.S. effort to develop the atomic bomb during World War II, only to find himself suspected as a security risk in the 1950s because of his increasing ambivalence about the effect of his life's work.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, realistic, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: world war two, super weapon, secret place, heroes, war, anti heroes, danger, ego clash, anti hero, nuclear threat, creative block, moral dilemma ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 50s, 40s, 30s ...
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Last Sentence (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Renowned journalist Torgny Segerstedt declares war against Hitler as he criticizes Swedish politicians who tried to look away from the tyranny of the Nazis with the good excuse of “neutralism”. His only weapon is his pen and his life is full of ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, serious, uplifting, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, life is a bitch, political unrest, journalism, fascism, human spirit, fighting the system, hopes, against the odds, media, state affairs, idealism ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, 40s, 30s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 2K
The Bunker (1981)
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: realistic, bleak, disturbing, psychological, serious ...
Plot: world war two, nazi germany, hitler, against humanity, adolf hitler, wartime life, confinement indoors, downfall, confined, state affairs, life is a bitch, introspection ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1945
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Anne Frank: The Whole Story (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Anne Frank: The Whole Story is a film based on the life of Anne Frank, a Jewish girl growing up in Nazi occupied Holland. When war breaks out Anne & her family, Otto her father, Edith her mother & Margot her sister move from Germany ...
Style: sincere, uplifting, emotional, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: genocide, holocaust, against humanity, concentration camp, ss, survival, anti semitism, hopes, starvation, teenage life, family in danger, human spirit ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 40s
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Sono tornato (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Mussolini reappears in Rome 72 years after his death, finding a Country still full of problems like racism and hate for politicians. Misguised for an actor, he sides with a young filmmaker and starts traveling along Italy to reconquer it.
Style: dark humor, disturbing, thought provoking
Plot: anti semitism, satire, dictator, fascism, state affairs, tyrant, farce, italian fascism, society, compassion, lie, rise and fall ...
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Hamsun (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Germany
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Knut Hamsun is Norway's most famous and admired author. Ever since he was young he has hated the English for the starvation they caused Norway during WWI. When the Germans occupy Norway 9 April 1940 he welcomes them and the protection they can ...
Style: contemplative, sincere, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: world war two, writer's life, holocaust, wartime life, human nature, performer's life, war, state affairs, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, rebellion, family life ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: norway, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, bleak, disturbing, emotional, contemplative ...
Plot: ghetto, rabbi, world war two, holocaust, religions or cults, human spirit, wartime life, family life, survival, anti semitism, parents and children, injustice ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: europe, poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Jew Suss: Rise and Fall (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 114 min.
Story: This intricate historical drama tells the story of actor Ferdinand Marian (Tobias Moretti), who is ordered by Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels to star in the 1940 anti-Semitic film Jew Suss. Despite his cooperation, Ferdinand's actions have ...
Style: realistic, captivating, factual, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: nazi germany, anti semitism, propaganda, filmmaking, rise and fall, actor's life, politics, showbiz, introspection, political unrest, movie business, state affairs ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s
Place: europe, austria, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Lucie Aubrac (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A love story or a tale of the resistance, this poignant movie tells both the haunting story of a French resistance cell in Lyon but also the love of Lucie Aubrac for her husband...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, factual, sexy ...
Plot: world war two, graphic violence, romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), rescue, war, danger, life is a bitch, heroes, state affairs, love and romance, love affair ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 19th century
Place: lyon, france, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Massacre in Rome (1973)
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: contemplative, serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: partisan, nazi occupation, world war two, clergy, danger, against humanity, confined, war, society, soldier, hostage, moral dilemma ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, anti semitism, genocide, war crime, racism, politics, conspiracy, state affairs, wartime life, human spirit, world war two, soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s
Place: berlin germany, germany, europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Roots: The Next Generations (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 840 min.
TV show
Story: The dramatization of Alex Haley's family line from post Civil War America to the writer's search for his roots.
Style: realistic, serious, epic, emotional, touching ...
Plot: racism, american civil war, political unrest, culture clash, interracial relations, family relations, world war one, world war two, state affairs, innocence lost, idealism, discrimination ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1910s ...
Place: africa, usa, tennessee, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
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Human Cargo (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: Human Cargo is a 2004 Canadian television miniseries. The series won seven Gemini Awards and two Directors Guild of Canada Awards. It premiered on CBC Television on January 4, 2004 and starred Kate Nelligan, Cara Pifko, and Nicholas Campbell. The ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: immigrants, racism, rebellion, state affairs, life is a bitch, society, politics, legal, family relations, political unrest, refugee, militia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank (1988)
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, realistic, thought provoking, bleak, disturbing
Plot: holocaust, world war two, anti semitism, anti hero, indoor, anti heroes, danger, war, on the run, society, heroes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1940s, 1930s
Place: amsterdam, holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Downfall of Berlin: Anonyma (2008)
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: realistic, serious, bleak, disturbing
Plot: war crime, world war two, war, rape, sexual abuse, political unrest, soldier, strong sexual content, injustice, state affairs, military, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1945
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Holocaust (1978)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 475 min.
TV show
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: realistic, serious, captivating, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, concentration camp, ghetto, anti semitism, genocide, starvation, deportation, massacre, war crime, rebellion, jewish ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: poland, germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%