Movies like Passenger

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Passenger (1963)
 7.4
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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, world war two, ship, nazi, holocaust, jewish, female nudity, children, train, brutality, jealousy, concentration camp, security guard, pow, toys, female protagonist, cruise, starvation, polish, prisoner, war crime, female prisoner, victim, confession ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, bleak and thought provoking films with plots about world war two, nazi, jewish, holocaust, concentration camp, death and survival mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Passenger: Son of Saul (2015), The Last Train (2006), The Truce (1997), Lesson of a Dead Language (1979), God on Trial (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, harsh, compassionate, disturbing, macabre ...
Plot: jewish, holocaust, auschwitz, anti semitism, german, world war two, saving a life, concentration camp, courage, tragedy, prisoner, rabbi ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: poland, california, germany
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95%
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, realistic, serious, bleak, captivating
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, nazism, danger, pow, life is a bitch, war, confined, world war two, concentration camp, brutality, train ride ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: europe, germany
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89%
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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: realistic, serious, captivating, uplifting, sincere ...
Plot: concentration camp, world war two, holocaust, hopes, refugee, life is a bitch, confined, against humanity, society, war, escapades, survival ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, post world war two
Place: italy, russia, europe, turin italy, venice
⇓ 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: nazi, tuberculosis, prisoner, dying, murder, lieutenant, australian, jewish, forest, pursuit, world war one, metaphor ...
Time: 1910s, 1940s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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 7.7
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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, disturbing, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, atrocity, legal, world war two, debate, war crime, injustice, life is a bitch, confined, genocide, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, poland, israel, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.0
 35
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, female director, jewish, boy, death of child, nazi, children, concentration camp, medical experiment
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.6
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Jakob the Liar (1999)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, France, Germany
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: emotional, gloomy, sincere, humorous, uplifting ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, hopes, starvation, jewish ghetto, survival, ghetto, war, against humanity, anti heroes, heroes, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: poland, europe, germany, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Naked Among Wolves (1963)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: East Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: gas chamber, holocaust, prisoner, nazism, war criminal, baby, noose, infirmary, survival, execution, loudspeaker, cigar smoking ...
Place: east germany, german democratic republic, poland, bavaria, spain ...
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79%
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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: bleak, disturbing, serious, factual, depressing ...
Plot: holocaust, rebellion, survival, world war two, concentration camp, nazi, anti semitism, redemption, smuggling, human spirit, against humanity, moral dilemma ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: poland, europe, germany, budapest hungary, budapest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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, world war two, auschwitz, holocaust, ss, evil man, responsibility, starvation, courage, survival, shaving ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: world war two, jew persecution, recruit, volunteer, arrest, nazi, nazi concentration camp, peasant, gendarme, mix up, deportation, jewish ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Adam Resurrected (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Israel, USA
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, bleak, contemplative, realistic, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, nazi, concentration camp, survival, world war two, against humanity, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, mental illness, circus, mental institution, clown ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1930s, 1940s, 30s ...
Place: israel, europe, middle east, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, New Zealand, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In 1942, British soldier Jack Celliers comes to a japanese prison camp. The camp is run by Yonoi, who has a firm belief in discipline, honour and glory. In his view, the allied prisoners are cowards when they chose to surrender instead of commiting ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: world war two, pow, soldier, war, prisoner of war camp, war crime, captivity, anti war, escape attempt, atrocity, undisciplined, military ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1936, year 1942 ...
Place: japan, asia, australia, indonesia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: serious, realistic, thought provoking, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: hopes, world war two, deportation, holocaust, concentration camp, anti semitism, war, life is a bitch, confined, society, against humanity, escapades ...
Time: 1940s
Place: budapest, hungary, budapest hungary, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: murder, war crime, nazi, execution, manhunt, resistance, russian soldier, concentration camp, prisoner, world war two, escape, death ...
Place: austria
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74%
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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, uplifting, sincere, harsh, suspenseful ...
Plot: holocaust, survival, jewish, atrocity, german, underground, refugee, mistrust, thief, sewer, human spirit, moral dilemma ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 2000s, year 1945 ...
Place: poland, europe, germany, israel
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74%
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Sobibor (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Russia, Germany, Lithuania, Poland
Duration: 118 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: nazi germany, world war two, holocaust, escape, holocaust survivor, jewish, nazi, russian, mass murder, genocide, pow, rebellion ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.3
 102
Witnesses (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, 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.
Style: thought provoking, tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: holocaust, world war two, concentration camp, ss officer, violin, anti war, german shepherd, nazi, society, jewish, shoes, nazi concentration camp
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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: psychological, rough, touching, philosophical
Plot: prison, nazi collaborator, concentration camp, holocaust, interrogation, russian, aristocrat, collaboration, destiny, love, world war two, countess ...
Time: year 1942, 1940s, 1930s
Place: french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: gestapo, orchestra, concentration camp, world war two, oven, mime, red cross, ashes, french resistance, nazi propaganda, magician, nazi soldier ...
Time: 1940s
Place: berlin germany, czechoslovakia, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, anti semitism, cruise ship, ship, catastrophe, cruise, anti hero, family in danger, anti heroes, misfit, against humanity ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: germany, cuba, europe, latin america, havana cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Fall of the Eagles (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: german soldier, deathbed, soldier, explosion, death of loved one, train, singer, nazi, father daughter relationship, jewish, male protagonist, wounded soldier ...
Time: 1940s
Place: germany
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73%
The Island on Bird Street (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark, UK, Germany, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Alex is an 11-year old boy who, during WWII, hides in the Jewish ghetto from Nazis after all the relatives have been sent to the concentration camp. The movie portrays the ghetto through his eyes.
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: jewish ghetto, world war two, ghetto, orphan, starvation, jewish, holocaust, children in wartime, confined, youth, war, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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 ...
Style: anthology
Plot: children, pow, girl, chaos, nazi officer, soldier, child's point of view, hiding place, jewess, jewish girl, child in peril, shot to death ...
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.5
 129K
The Book Thief (2013)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 131 min.
Story: While subjected to the horrors of WWII Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refuge is being sheltered by her adoptive parents.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, serious, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: holocaust, jewish, world war two, childhood, human spirit, nazi germany, against humanity, war, nazi, adoption, life is a bitch, youth ...
Time: 40s, 1930s, 30s, 1940s, 20th century ...
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Cuckoo in a Dark Forest (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 95 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: naked in public, nazi officer, female protagonist, thief, shooting, piano playing, explosion, death of father, 13 year old, beach, chased by a dog, death of mother ...
Time: 1940s
Place: prague czechoslovakia, prague czech republic, central europe, prague, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: cinema verite, no music
Plot: world war two, children in wartime, holocaust, czech german relations, streetcar, forest, hallucination, flashback, eating, barking dog, on the run, train ...
Place: central europe, czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Escape from Sobibor (1987)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Yugoslavia
Duration: 143 min.
Story: During WWII, the death camp at Treblinka had an escape, causing the Commandant at a similar camp in Sobibor to vow (actually threaten) that his camp would never experience the same thing. But those who were its captives, the Jewish laborers that had ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: concentration camp, escape, world war two, captivity, pow, genocide, brutality, violence, against humanity, corporal punishment, holocaust, rebelliousness ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
All My Loved Ones (1999)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Told from the perspective of man reflecting on his childhood in Prauge in the early years of World War 2 and the eventual destruction of his family as the Nazis rise to power. The storyline focuses heavily on Jewish-Czech Silberstein family members. ...
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, society, hopes, life is a bitch, escapades, life turned upside down, family relations, anti semitism, rescue, ghetto, war, bittersweet ...
Time: 80s, 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 40s ...
Place: slovakia, europe, czech republic, austria, czechoslovakia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, anti semitism, deportation, dehumanization, against humanity, danger, rescue, human nature, friendship, elderly, misfit ...
Time: year 1942, 1940s
Place: slovakia, europe, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%