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Passenger
Original name: Pasażerka
Genre: Drama, History, 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, polish, attraction, shoah, holocaust, concentration camp, victim, cruelty, female prisoner, war crime, nazi, children, ship, jealousy, cruise, brutality, female nudity, sadism, toy, train, confession, female protagonist, world war two, dog, guilt ...

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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, holocaust, nazi, concentration camp, train, jewish and auschwitz mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Passenger: The Grey Zone (2001), Triumph of the Spirit (1989), God on Trial (2008), The Truce (1997), Naked Among Wolves (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Grey Zone
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, realistic, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: holocaust, survival, redemption, rebellion, nazi, jewish, death, torture, murder, prison, jews, nazis ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944, 1940s
Place: poland, germany, europe, israel, budapest hungary
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Triumph of the Spirit
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport, War
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Fact based story about a former Greek Olympic boxer who was taken as a prisoner during World war II and placed in the Auschwitz prison camp. There he was permitted to survive as long as he fought for the amusement of his captors. His father and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, tense
Plot: anti heroes, concentration camp, contests and competitions, survival, sport, holocaust, human spirit, war, against humanity, confined, danger, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s ...
Place: europe, poland, greece
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God on Trial
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: serious, bleak, realistic, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, human nature, anti semitism, concentration camp, genocide, religions or cults, against humanity, auschwitz, debate, life is a bitch, society, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, poland, germany, israel
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    User:   75%
 
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The Truce
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: serious, bleak, realistic, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: concentration camp, survival, human spirit, war, holocaust, wartime life, against humanity, confined, refugee, escapades, anti semitism, captivity ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, russia, italy
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Naked Among Wolves
Genre: Drama, War
Country: East Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: gas chamber, holocaust, nazism, jewish, prisoner, war criminal, war crime, nazi uniform, nazi occupation, gestapo, ss, nazi germany ...
Place: east germany, warsaw poland, gdr, frankfurt germany, spain ...
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The Garden of the Finzi-Continis
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In late 1930s Ferrara, Italy, the Finzi-Continis are a leading family: wealthy, aristocratic, and urbane; they are also Jewish. Their adult children, Micol and Alberto, gather a diverse circle of friends for tennis and parties at their villa with ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, heartbreaking ...
Plot: fascism, holocaust, jewish, genocide, segregation, nazi, anti semitism, jews, judaism, innocence lost, prejudice, nazis ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s
Place: italy, europe, israel, germany, poland ...
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Holocaust
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 475 min.
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: serious, bleak, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, survival, anti semitism, concentration camp, genocide, ghetto, captivity, war, racism, wartime life, injustice, against humanity ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s, year 1942 ...
Place: europe, germany, poland
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My Mother's Courage
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, bleak, realistic, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: concentration camp, moral dilemma, anti semitism, war, family in danger, holocaust, genocide, wartime life, battles, against humanity, confined, danger ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, budapest hungary, berlin germany
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Escape from Sobibor
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: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: concentration camp, anti heroes, war, leadership, survival, prison, genocide, human spirit, rebelliousness, hard labor, brutality, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: poland, europe
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System:   52%
    User:   43%
 
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Son of Saul
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: bleak, melancholic, dramatic, realistic, harsh ...
Plot: holocaust, nazi, death, jewish, prison escape, jews, nazis, camp, storytelling, visceral, rebellion, brutality ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: poland
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    User:   55%
 
Goodbye, Children
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, West Germany, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A French boarding school run by priests seems to be a haven from World War II until a new student arrives. He becomes the roommate of top student in his class. Rivals at first, the roommates form a bond and share a secret.
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, emotional, serious ...
Plot: boarding school, friendship, german, betrayal, childhood, jewish, french, nazi, treasure hunt, courage, school, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: france, europe, germany, poland, paris france ...
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System:   48%
    User:   40%
 
The Counterfeiters
Genre: Crime, Drama, War
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story Jewish counterfeiter, Salomon Sorowitsch, coerced into assisting the Nazi operation of the Sachsenhausen concentration camp during World War II.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, dramatic ...
Plot: survival, war, holocaust, german, jewish, nazi, brutality, betrayal, death, politics, russian, violence ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s ...
Place: germany, europe, poland, canada, austria ...
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Die Akte General
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Its 1959. German Public Prosecutor Bauer is convinced he has found the long sought Nazi criminal Adolf Eichmann in Argentina. This tense drama shows his struggle to have him brought to justice against the power jielded by old Nazi functionaries in ...
Plot: mossad, auschwitz, nazi germany, world war two, male nudity, nazi, holocaust, shoah
Time: 1950s
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    User:   56%
 
Schindler's List
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.
Style: realistic, epic, emotional, bleak, touching ...
Plot: holocaust, war, survival, jewish, concentration camp, nazi, ghetto, nazis, violence, redemption, rescue, anti heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: poland, europe, germany
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    User:   46%
 
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Mother Night
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An American spy behind the lines during WWII serves as a Nazi propagandist, a role he cannot escape in his future life as he can never reveal his real role in the war.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, biting, dramatic ...
Plot: nazi, german, spy, guilt, book, holocaust, government agency, wartime, nazis, politics, jewish, propaganda ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 60s, 1940s ...
Place: germany, israel, europe, usa, new york ...
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The Night Overtakes Me
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A communist journalist from Prague is sent to Ravensbruck concentration camp.
Plot: concentration camp, prisoner, death by shooting, hysterical outburst, clothed male naked female, czech history, cutting someone's hair, bossy woman, female politician, female in shower, domineering mother, worker ...
Time: year 1942, 1940s, 1930s
Place: central europe, czechoslovakia, prague czech republic, prague czechoslovakia
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Europa Europa
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, France, Poland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Jewish boy separated from his family in the early days of WWII poses as a German orphan and is taken into the heart of the Nazi world as a 'war hero' and eventually becomes a Hitler Youth. Although improbabilities and happenstance are ...
Style: realistic, epic, serious, dramatic, captivating ...
Plot: german, jewish, holocaust, survival, war, nazi, nazis, russian, friendship, courage, sacrifice, hidden identity ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, poland, europe, israel, russia ...
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System:   43%
    User:   50%
 
Cuckoo in a Dark Forest
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: false identity, train, girl, loss of father, riding a bicycle, hospital, good versus evil, teenager, teenage girl, shot to death, handcuffs, humiliation ...
Time: 1940s
Place: central europe, prague, prague czech republic, prague czechoslovakia, poland ...
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    User:   42%
 
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Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Sweden, Hungary, Norway
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Swedish account of Raoul Wallenberg, the man responsible for the largest rescue of Jews during World War II.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, emotional, thought provoking ...
Plot: anti heroes, rescue, ghetto, war, immigrants, survival, genocide, uncover truth, human spirit, anti semitism, moral dilemma, holocaust ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, hungary, sweden, budapest hungary, stockholm sweden ...
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System:   41%
    User:   34%
 
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The Believer
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A hardcore American racist skinhead who, because of his intelligence, leads a gang dedicated to fighting the enemy: the supposed American-Jewish conspiracy for domination. However, he's hiding a secret: he's Jewish-born, a brilliant ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, emotional, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: skinhead, judaism, holocaust, anti semitism, fascism, love, violence, survival, jews, violence spree, assassination, nazi ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: israel, new york, usa, germany, argentina
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    User:   43%
 
Anne Frank: The Whole Story
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 180 min.
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: serious, emotional, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: holocaust, anti heroes, survival, war, attic, human spirit, against humanity, anti semitism, confined, genocide, danger, family in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland, netherlands
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System:   39%
    User:   33%
 
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Sunshine
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Germany, Austria, Canada, Hungary, France, UK, USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: The film follows a Jewish family living in Hungary through three generations, rising from humble beginnings to positions of wealth and power in the crumbling Austro-Hungarian Empire. The patriarch becomes a prominent judge but is torn when his ...
Style: captivating, serious, epic, dramatic, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, fascism, politics, infidelity, jewish, adultery, revolution, justice, death, incest, parents and children, jews ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, twentieth century, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: israel, europe, hungary, serbia, paris france ...
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    User:   32%
 
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Katyn
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 122 min.
Story: An examination of the Soviet slaughter of thousands of Polish officers and citizens in the Katyn forest in 1940.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, dramatic, disturbing ...
Plot: war, survival, russian, german, brutality, propaganda, murder, anti heroes, nazis, genocide, wartime, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1940
Place: poland, russia, europe, germany, east germany
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System:   38%
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Operation Silver A
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Based on actual events. Late 1941, Group Silver A are dropped into occupied Czechoslovakia on an SOE mission to set up a Radio communications centre for the resistance, and contact a German Army officer whom is forwarding information to the British.
Plot: wanted man, secret agent, learning the truth, marital crisis, fired from a job, real life father and son playing father and son, martyr, cell, european history, fascism, overhearing sex, german occupation ...
Time: year 1942, 1940s, year 1941
Place: czechoslovakia, prague czechoslovakia, prague czech republic, central europe
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System:   36%
    User:   37%
 
The Last Butterfly
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: oven, gestapo, mime, orchestra, red cross, song, concentration camp, boy, dog, money, rocking horse, bar ...
Time: 1940s
Place: europe, berlin germany, czechoslovakia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   37%
 
 7.2
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Angry Harvest
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the winter of 1942-43, a Jewish family leaps from a train going through Silesia. They are separated in the woods, and Leon, a local peasant who's now a farmer of some wealth, discovers the woman, Rosa, and hides her in his cellar. ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: obsession, anti semitism, war, captivity, train, holocaust, racism, voyeurism, wartime life, survival, against humanity, twins ...
Time: 1940s
Place: europe, holland, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   40%
 
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Colette
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Arnost Lustig was one of the world's most renowned literary authors of our times. Lustig's novel 'A girl from Antwerp' upon which our film Colette is based, draws on the author's personal Nazi Concentration Camp experience ...
Plot: male nudity, concentration camp, ss, holocaust, auschwitz, luggage, crematorium, chocolate, chimney, pregnant, sex scene, execution ...
Time: 1940s
Place: prague, canada
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    User:   36%
 
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A Secret
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: gloomy, serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: haunted by the past, holocaust, missing person, wartime life, against humanity, crimes, toys, ex athlete, occupation, wedding preparations and rituals, family disapproval, cleavage ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s
Place: europe
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System:   35%
    User:   38%
 
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Phoenix
Genre: Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A disfigured concentration-camp survivor, unrecognizable after facial reconstruction surgery, searches ravaged postwar Berlin for the husband who might have betrayed her to the Nazis.
Style: tense, serious, gloomy, enigmatic, captivating ...
Plot: obsession, betrayal, nazi, holocaust, german, jewish, neo noir, hidden identity, jews, divorce, hospital, nazis ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944, year 1943, year 1945 ...
Place: germany, europe, israel, tokyo, west germany ...
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System:   34%
    User:   34%
 
Fall of the Innocent
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: serious, bleak, realistic, emotional, disturbing
Plot: genocide, village, against humanity, life is a bitch, assassination, war, haunted by the past, heroic mission, holocaust, village life, wartime life, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1942
Place: czech republic, czechoslovakia
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System:   33%
    User:   34%
 
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