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Passenger (1963)
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Passenger (1963)
Original name: Pasażerka
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 62 min.
Story: The last film of Andrzej Munk, who died in a crash during the filming. A German woman on a ship coming back to Europe notices a face of another woman which brings recollections from the past. She tells her husband that she has been an overseer in Auschwitz during the war, but she has actually saved a woman's life. Her vision is shown and then the actual events.
Plot: auschwitz, dog, ship, nazi, holocaust, female nudity, train, jealousy, concentration camp, female protagonist, cruise, polish, war crime, female prisoner, victim, guilt, sadism, cruelty, husband wife relationship, flashback, world war two, confession, toy, brutality, children ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, bleak and emotional films with plots about world war two, nazi, holocaust, concentration camp, jewish, death and train mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Passenger: God on Trial (2008), Witnesses (2018), The Last Train (2006), Son of Saul (2015), The Truce (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: thought provoking, serious, disturbing, tense, bleak ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, atrocity, debate, injustice, human nature, confined, life is a bitch, legal, anti semitism, war crime, genocide ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, poland, germany, israel
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95%
 6.8
 82
Witnesses (2018)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia, Belarus, Czech Republic, France, Poland, Israel
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The film tells about the history of the Holocaust through the stories of its unwitting Witnesses.
Plot: holocaust, ss officer, german shepherd, concentration camp, shoes, world war two, violin, nazi
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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, serious, bleak, realistic, captivating
Plot: holocaust, nazism, train ride, anti semitism, concentration camp, train, pow, danger, life is a bitch, confined, war, against humanity ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1943, 1940s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 7.5
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Son of Saul (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the horror of 1944 Auschwitz, a prisoner forced to burn the corpses of his own people finds moral survival trying to save from the flames the body of a boy he takes for his son.
Style: melancholic, dramatic, realistic, harsh, talky ...
Plot: auschwitz, prisoner, hungarian, rabbi, son, holocaust, nazi, death, jewish, prison escape, boy, prayer ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: poland, germany, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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 6.6
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The Truce (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Although liberated from Auschwitz on January 27, 1945, Levi did not reach Turin until October 19 of that year. After spending some time in a Soviet camp for former concentration camp inmates, he embarked on an arduous journey home in the company of ...
Style: emotional, serious, bleak, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, refugee, society, survival, life is a bitch, war, confined, escapades, hopes, against humanity, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: russia, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 7.0
 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, nazi, redemption, smuggling, against humanity, human spirit, moral dilemma, rebelliousness, pow, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944, 1940s
Place: europe, poland, germany, budapest hungary, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Lesson of a Dead Language (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An officer stationed in a remote Galician outpost at the end of the First World War is dying of consumption. Suffering from feverish dreams and hallucinations, he begins to collect religious art and attends seances.
Plot: metaphor, lieutenant, austrian, tuberculosis, concentration camp, holocaust, flash forward, pursuit, polish, symbolism, nazi, world war one ...
Time: 1940s, 1910s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 7.0
 34
Elysium (1986)
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: concentration camp, children, boy, world war two, nazi, death of child, medical experiment
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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Cuckoo in a Dark Forest (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in World War 2 as the Germans occupy Czechoslovakia, teenage Emilka's father is murdered by the Nazis, but she is selected for special treatment by virtue of being blonde. She is billeted with the commandant of a concentration camp near the ...
Plot: international relations, bossy woman, czech abroad, washing someone, incognito, bossy wife, egocentrism, kissing someone's hand, sex from behind, egoist, amateur theater, racist ...
Time: 1940s
Place: germany, poland, prague czechoslovakia, prague czech republic, prague ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Die Denunziantin (1993)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: By 1941, Adolf Hitler had taken personal command of the German military apparatus. His initial successes made this seem like a good idea at the time, but by 1944, after an unparalleled series of military defeats that Hitler refused even to ...
Plot: german, prison escape, civil servant, flashback, world war two, money, guilt, betrayal, propaganda, politician, execution, reward ...
Time: 1920s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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, heartbreaking, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: kids
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, against humanity, friendship, childhood, jewish, nazi germany, nazism, wartime life, young heroes, atrocity, tragic event ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, poland, europe, berlin germany, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
My Mother's Courage (1995)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, UK, Austria, Ireland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The deportation of 4000 Jews from Budapest to Auschwitz in July 1944, as told by George Tabori, and how the narrator's mother escaped it, owing to coincidence, courage and some help from where you'd least expect it.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, deportation, against humanity, escapades, heroes, confined, life is a bitch, wartime life, war, hopes, genocide ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, berlin germany, budapest hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 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, realistic, tense, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: thief, holocaust, german, jewish, underground, atrocity, polish, tunnel, unwanted pregnancy, survival, ghetto, refugee ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 2008, 1940s, year 1945
Place: poland, europe, germany, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Quality of Mercy (1994)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: It is the beginning of 1945 during WW2 in former Austria. 500 Russian prisoners of war who have refused to fight on the side of the Germans against their country were moved to the concentration camp in Mauthausen awaiting execution. They decide to ...
Plot: nazi, war crime, resistance, male nudity, world war two, prisoner, murder, death, escape, russian soldier, concentration camp, execution ...
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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: touching, realistic, serious, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, survival, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, against humanity, mental illness, circus, mental institution, clown, circus performer, patient ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 60s, 40s, 1940s ...
Place: israel, europe, middle east, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Fall of the Eagles (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: female nudity, train, death of loved one, deathbed, german soldier, explosion, nazi, wounded soldier, singer, bomb, father daughter relationship, world war two ...
Time: 1940s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Diamonds of the Night (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Diamonds in the night is the tense, brutal story of two Jewish boys who escape from a train transporting them from one concentration camp to another. Ultimately, they are hunted down by a group of old, armed home-guardists. The film goes beyond the ...
Style: no music
Plot: holocaust, camera shot of bare feet, hunger, bread, drunken man, ant, multiple outcomes, manhunt, milk, exhaustion, escape, train ...
Place: czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.3
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Sobibor (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Russia, Germany, Lithuania, Poland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on the true story, international historical project “Sobibor” is dedicated to the heroism of the Soviet o cer Alexander Pechersky. During the great Patriotic war, being in a Nazi concentration camp Sobibor he managed to do the impossible ...
Style: rough, based on true events, factual, suspenseful
Plot: world war two, nazi germany, escape, holocaust survivor, concentration camp, killings, holocaust, barefoot woman, mass murder, shoah, concentration camp survivor, russian abroad ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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: serious, touching, realistic, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, human nature, friendship, deportation, dehumanization, against humanity, rescue, danger, misfit, store, elderly ...
Time: year 1942, 1940s
Place: slovakia, europe, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The 25th Hour (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A Romanian peasant fights to get back to his family after he's imprisoned by the Nazis.The picture is based on real events. It includes Hungary's government in collaboration with the Nazis, the encroachment of Romania by Stalin's ...
Plot: deportation, signal, nazi, concentration camp, ss, holocaust, jewish, gendarme, world war two, recruit, volunteer, peasant ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.6
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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, humorous, semi serious, emotional ...
Plot: holocaust, starvation, survival, ghetto, war, wartime life, hopes, anti heroes, confined, heroes, against humanity, social relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: poland, europe, germany, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Naked Among Wolves (1963)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: East Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: war criminal, nazism, gas chamber, holocaust, prisoner, jewish, singing, train, ransom, betrayal, shower, suitcase ...
Place: east germany, german democratic republic, warsaw poland, bavaria, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Birth Certificate (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Three separate stories depicting the tense everyday life during occupation, as seen through the eyes of children. In “On the Road,” the two main protagonists are lost in the September’s strife: a young boy, and a soldier transporting the ...
Plot: children, jewess, chaos, girl, hiding place, jewish girl, shot to death, world war two, pow, nazi officer, child's point of view, soldier ...
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Playing for Time (1980)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: When Jewish songstress Fania Fénelon is plucked from the stage and sent to Auschwitz, she and other musicians find themselves assigned to a terrible task – using their talents to soothe fellow prisoners who are sentenced to die in the gas ...
Plot: concentration camp, orchestra, auschwitz, holocaust, starvation, haircut, responsibility, ss, nazi germany, prisoner, musician, guilt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Last Butterfly (1991)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia, France, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Stage mime Antoine Moreau is compelled by the Gestapo to put on a performance for the children of Terezin, a "model" concentration camp, to convince the Red Cross observers that the camp is truly what it seems. Reluctant at first, Moreau ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: song, orchestra, concentration camp, gestapo, mime, oven, red cross, french resistance, newsreel footage, umbrella, painting, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1940s
Place: berlin germany, czechoslovakia, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Holocaust Part Two - The Memories, Delusions, Revenge (1980)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A secret group of Jewish activists locate and murder the doctors and soldiers who tortured their relations in a notorious extermination camp.
Plot: nazism, blood, flashback, world war two, swastika, nazi, fascism, holocaust, hypnosis, nazi officer, jewish girl, degradation ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, bleak ...
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, ship, heroes, racism, survival, cruise, on the run, society, misfit, danger, family in danger ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: germany, cuba, latin america, europe, havana cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.0
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Paradise (2016)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The historical drama set during the Second World War centres on three people whose paths cross: a Russian aristocratic emigrant and member of the French resistance, a French collaborator and a high-ranking German SS officer.
Style: philosophical, psychological, rough, touching
Plot: prison, holocaust, nazi collaborator, concentration camp, interrogation, russian, aristocrat, love, cigarette smoking, death, resistance, nazi ...
Time: year 1942
Place: french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.8
 3K
A Secret (2007)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In 1953, a sensitive French boy finds out from a neighbor that his family's Jewish. François Grimbert becomes a physician, and gradually peels the layers of his buried family history which resulted in his difficult upbringing, raised as ...
Style: offbeat, gloomy, realistic, serious
Plot: holocaust, family disapproval, ex athlete, toys, crimes, wartime life, against humanity, occupation, haunted by the past, missing person, wedding preparations and rituals, jewish family ...
Time: 40s, 50s, 20th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.7
 261
Women of Valor (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: TV movie, first shown by CBS in 1986. A group of American Army nurses are captured by the Japanese in April 1942. They are put in a prisoner-of-war camp in Bataan, where they spend three years of their lives. The story focuses on Lt Margaret Ann ...
Plot: hostage, hospital, tomboy, hunger, woman with a gun, swimming in underwear, chocolate, lingerie, tent, hearing, field, friendship between women ...
Time: year 1941
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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