Movies like The Man Who Will Come

If you like "The Man Who Will Come" you are looking for serious, captivating and atmospheric movies about / with world war two, youth, family relations, against humanity, village, parents and children and life is a bitch themes of Drama and War genre shot in Italy.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
The Man Who Will Come (2009)
 7.4
 2K
The Man Who Will Come (2009)
Original name: L'uomo che verrà
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: serious, captivating, atmospheric, bleak, realistic
Plot: world war two, youth, family relations, against humanity, village, parents and children, life is a bitch, village life, german army, society, mute or deaf, social relations, nazi, partisan, religion, soldier, priest, church, fascism, massacre, baby, city, little girl, mute, italian history ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1944, year 1943, 40s
Place: italy, europe

Movie in categories

Most similar movies to The Man Who Will Come

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, bleak and captivating films with plots about world war two, life is a bitch, wartime life, society, against humanity, family relations and war mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like The Man Who Will Come: The Edelweiss Pirates (2004), Hidden Children (2004), Home Fires (2015), Freedom (2009), Unfair Competition (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Edelweiss Pirates (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Im Kölner Stadtteil Ehrenfeld lebt eine Gruppe von Arbeiterkindern kurz vor Ende des Zweiten Weltkriegs ihren ganz eigenen Alltag. Die selbsternannten „Edelweißpiraten“ träumen von einer gerechten Welt und sehnen sich nach der unbeschwerten ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, captivating, tense, bleak ...
Plot: resistance, human spirit, wartime life, young heroes, rebellion, captivity, rebelliousness, idealism, confined, against humanity, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hidden Children (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 200 min.
Story: This is a true story about forty Jewish children on their way to Palestine, who were blocked by the German and Italian occupation of Yugoslavia in 1941. Before finding a haven at Villa Emma in Nonantola in northern Italy, where they arrived on June ...
Style: uplifting, touching, sentimental, emotional, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, orphan, rescue, survival, human spirit, against humanity, life is a bitch, hopes, society, youth, fugitives, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: italy, slovenia, europe, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 8.2
 4K
Home Fires (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a group of inspirational women in a rural Cheshire community with the shadow of World War II casting a dark cloud over their lives. As the conflict takes hold and separates the women from their husbands, fathers, sons and brothers, the ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, psychological, touching
Plot: village, world war two, strong female presence, wartime life, social relations, life is a bitch, society, friends, female protagonist, village life, family relations, british ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 7.2
 1K
Freedom (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A Gypsy family travels the French roads during the Second World War, followed by Little Claude, a young boy seeking a new family after his parents "left and never returned". Upon reaching a town where they traditionally stop for a few ...
Style: captivating, emotional, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: racism, world war two, holocaust, moral dilemma, social differences, life is a bitch, family in danger, on the run, rebellion, concentration camp, rebelliousness, village ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Movie in collections
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, captivating, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: fascism, anti semitism, ghetto, social decay, family business, political unrest, human nature, moral dilemma, life is a bitch, against humanity, racial slur, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: realistic, serious, captivating, thought provoking, rough ...
Plot: nazi occupation, partisan, world war two, church, against humanity, military, hopes, clergy, survival, escapades, life is a bitch, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Bomb Girls: Facing the Enemy (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It is the Spring of 1943 and the Battle for the Atlantic rages as an Axis victory seems inevitable. The women of Vic Mu – Gladys, Lorna, Kate, Betty and Vera – band together in a tight bond of support and friendship.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: factory, heroic mission, fall in love, espionage, family relations, workplace situations, couple relations, feminism, parents and children, love and romance, society, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1943
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.9
 411
Pastorale 1943 (1978)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In a Dutch village during the German occupation, a small group of badly organized resistance fighters attempt to assassinate a collaborator.
Style: suspenseful, factual, psychological, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: world war two, life is a bitch, social relations, rebelliousness, human nature, resistance, execution, robbery, torture, nazi occupation, heroes, assassination attempt ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 1K
The Skin (1981)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Naples, year 1943, in the middle of World War II. The city has just be liberated by American troops in an era in which nobody knows just when the war or where begins the peace; winners and losers face...
Style: disturbing, rough, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: translator, war, society, captivity, life is a bitch, chaos and mayhem, wartime life, against humanity, military, soldier, general, loss of virginity ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: italy, rome italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Night of the Shooting Stars (1982)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The Night of San Lorenzo, the night of the shooting stars, is the night when dreams come true in Italian folklore. In 1944, a group of Italians flee their town after hearing rumours that the Nazis plan to blow it up and that the Americans are about ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, poignant, melancholic ...
Plot: world war two, war, civil war, heroes, love and romance, social relations, family relations, haunted by the past, village life, village, human nature, allies ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 1930s
Place: italy, europe, tuscany, germany, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.6
 437
Silence (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A drama between people under unconventional circumstances. In the Second World War Finland was the only nation who brought casualties killed-in-action back to be buried at home. These actions were carried out by men and women working in assembly ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: wartime life, military, life is a bitch, heroes, war, heroism, idealism, world war two, death of son, soldier, brawl, suicide attempt ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Wedding Song (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, Tunisia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Nazi occupation of Tunisia strains the bonds of friendship between a Muslim woman and a Sephardic Jewess who are both preparing for their marriages.
Style: emotional, realistic, atmospheric, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, world war two, nazi occupation, injustice, holocaust, life is a bitch, family relations, religions or cults, society, love, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: tunisia, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, moral dilemma, siblings relations, wartime life, political unrest, distopia, battles, cabaret, family relations, state affairs, war, uncover truth ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: serious, realistic, bleak, emotional, disturbing ...
Plot: rabbi, ghetto, world war two, holocaust, life is a bitch, society, misfit, against humanity, confined, survival, war, religions or cults ...
Time: 1940s
Place: europe, poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 8.2
 8K
The Ascent (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two Soviet partisans leave their starving band to get supplies from a nearby farm. The Germans have reached the farm first, so the pair must go on a journey deep into occupied territory, a voyage that will also take them deep into their souls.
Style: stylized, bleak, emotional, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, cold weather, village, betrayal, partisan, captivity, atrocity, wartime life, death sentence, graphic violence, war, confined ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: ussr, russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.7
 642
Broken Silence (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Winter, 1944. Lucía at 21 returns to her small village in the mountains. She again meets Manuel, a young iron-smith who helps "those in the mountain", the "maquis", the anti-Franco resistance. Lucía is attracted to Manual, ...
Style: emotional, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: heroes, fall in love, against humanity, society, political unrest, rebelliousness, politics, small town, love and romance, pregnancy, repression, resistance ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Giovanna's Father (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Bologna 1938 - Michele Casali (Silvio Orlando) is living a desperate situation: Giovanna (Alba Rohrwacher), his only child, a teenager, has killed out of jealousy his classmate and best friend. Within the middle-class environment in which the crime ...
Style: emotional, psychological, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: mental institution, estrangement, confined, parents and children, family relations, couples, family problems, unfulfillment, isolation, father daughter relationship, murder, love ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Mother of Mine (2005)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 111 min.
Story: 1943: Nine-year-old Eero whose father is killed during the war is brought to Sweden to foster parents to his protection like thousands of other Finnish children. Eero feels lost, particularly as his foster mother Signe behaves very unfriendly. She ...
Style: bleak, touching, emotional, melancholic, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, life is a bitch, wartime life, human nature, society, parents and children, human spirit, family problems, hopes, refugee, world war two, loss of father ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: sweden, finland, tokyo, germany, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
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: disturbing, bleak, thought provoking, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, interracial relations, racism, soldier, injustice, wartime life, culture clash, state affairs, war, military, against humanity, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: africa, senegal, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Simon & the Oaks (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Norway
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Epic story about two families and their friendship and common destiny in Sweden's Gothenburg in the 1940s and 1950s. Told from the perspective of young Simon Larsson, who learns that he's an adopted child who has a Jewish father from ...
Style: realistic, tense, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: coming of age, world war two, family relations, friendship, wartime life, society, youth, culture clash, working class, best friend, snobbism, social misfits ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 50s, post world war two
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Heimat: A Chronicle of Germany (1984)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 924 min.
TV show
Story: This epic tale of a family and their rural life in a small German village is told against the changing backdrop of a country's turbulent history from 1919 to 1982. From the aftermath of the First World War, economic hardship, the rise and fall ...
Style: epic, captivating, sincere, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: world war two, small town, family relations, village, world war one, hypocrisy, fascism, social relations, living with parents, generation gap, german, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s ...
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Last Train (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A group of people are imprisoned in a rail car bound from Berlin to a concentration camp in 1945.
Style: disturbing, bleak, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, nazism, life is a bitch, pow, war, confined, train travel, gestapo, concentration camp, brutality, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Darker Than Midnight (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Davide is different from the other teenagers. Something makes him look like a girl. Davide is fourteen when he runs away from home. His intuition leads him to choose Villa Bellini, a park in Catania, as a refuge. The park is a world in itself, a ...
Style: serious, captivating, touching, realistic
Plot: social misfits, friendship, family relations, parents and children, society, youth, lgbt, coming of age, androgyny, leaving home, gender, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, sicily, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
nazi movies
1083
partisan movies
345
religion movies
2143
soldier movies
3695
Stones for the Rampart (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: To be defeated and not be - a victory. This is the motto that life is guided by three young friends: Alek, Sophy and Rudy. Scouts, high school graduates high school in Warsaw drifting ambitious plans for the future broken through September 1939. ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: wartime life, life is a bitch, against the odds, world war two, daring rescue, war, wartime, nazi occupation, german occupation, resistance fighter, resistance, prospector ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Time for Drunken Horses (2000)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Iran
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After their father dies, a family of five are forced to survive on their own in a Kurdish village on the border of Iran and Iraq. Matters are made worse when 12 year old Ayoub, the new head of the family, is told that his handicapped brother, Madi, ...
Style: bleak, realistic, sincere, rough, serious ...
Plot: kurd, orphan, smuggling, siblings relations, family relations, village, parents and children, family in crisis, village life, life is a bitch, youth, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: iraq, iran, middle east, kurdistan, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Day in October (1991)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During the month of October 1943, the Danish resistance movement and just plain ordinary citizens joined together in staging a mass exodus by fishing boats to neutral Sweden of their Jewish countrymen, practically on the eve of the Nazi's ...
Style: touching, bleak, gloomy, captivating, serious ...
Plot: rescue, evacuation, world war two, love affair, wartime life, fall in love, strong female presence, against the rules, war, life is a bitch, against humanity, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s
Place: denmark, sweden, europe, copenhagen, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
House with a Turret (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 80 min.
Story: During the final winter of WWII, as displaced persons return to their former homes in the Soviet Union, an 8-year-old boy is left alone when his mother dies en route.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: orphan, on the road, society, life is a bitch, youth, wartime life, human nature, little boy, world war two, death of mother, coming of age, down on your luck ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.1
 58
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, forest, survival, against humanity, youth, jewish, hiding, holocaust survivor, coming of age, violinist, rainstorm ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.8
 713
Spring 1941 (2007)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland, Israel
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After Germany invades Poland and the Nazis order the confinement of all local Jews in the ghetto, medical doctor Artur Planck (Joseph Fiennes) manages to flee with his family, seeking refuge at the farm of Emilia (Kelly Harrison), their former ...
Style: emotional, tense, serious, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, family in danger, couple relations, against humanity, isolation, confined, dishonesty, life is a bitch, love and romance, couples, wartime life, infidelity ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Butcher of Prague (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 126 min.
Story: With the Nazi takeover of Europe underway, the Reich Protector Reinhard Heydrich arrives in Prague and his underlings begin enforcing his authority in the towns and villages across the occupied country. In Lidice, the film's main protagonist, ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, serious, emotional, bleak
Plot: nazi occupation, assassination, world war two, holocaust, mass murder, political repression, wartime life, heroic mission, life is a bitch, social relations, genocide, haunted by the past ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: czechoslovakia, czech republic, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%