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The Diary of Anne Frank (2009)
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The Diary of Anne Frank (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Called the most accurate adaptation of Anne Frank’s moving diary, the film chronicles the Frank family as they flee from the Nazis in Amsterdam. Hiding behind a bookcase in a secret annex with random bombs exploding, Anne faces friction with her family, a desire for independence and the first stirrings of young love. It’s a remarkable record of a young woman’s first-hand observations of the Holocaust.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, bleak, captivating
Plot: diary, nazism, against humanity, holocaust, nazi occupation, world war two, survival, jewish, human spirit, teenage life, youth, confined, life is a bitch, danger, family in danger, anti semitism, wartime life, oppression, german, heroes, anti hero, occupation, society, young people, life turned upside down ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: europe, holland, amsterdam, netherlands

Most similar movies to The Diary of Anne Frank

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, bleak and captivating films and TV series with plots about world war two, against humanity, holocaust, anti semitism, war, danger and life is a bitch mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like The Diary of Anne Frank: Anne Frank: The Whole Story (2001), Süskind (2012), Nuremberg (2000), The Hiding Place (1975), The Round Up (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Anne Frank: The Whole Story (2001)
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: sincere, uplifting, bleak, emotional, serious ...
Plot: genocide, against humanity, concentration camp, holocaust, war, survival, anti semitism, hopes, starvation, human spirit, teenage life, family in danger ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 40s
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland, netherlands
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Süskind (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In Nazi-occupied Amsterdam, Walter Süskind is a member of the Dutch Jewish Council who rescues hundreds of children from the concentration camps.
Style: captivating, realistic, emotional, serious, bleak
Plot: nazi occupation, children, ss, selflessness, rescue, idealism, human spirit, hopes, deportation, escape attempt, against humanity, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: holland, amsterdam, europe
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Nuremberg (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Justice Robert H. Jackson leads Allied prosecutors in trying 21 Germans for Nazi war crimes after World War II.
Style: captivating, disturbing, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: war crime, courtroom, psychologist, holocaust, courtroom drama, nazism, judge, legal, execution, rebellion, uncover truth, fighting the system ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, germany, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Hiding Place (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The Hiding Place is an account of a Dutch family who risk their lives by offering a safe haven for Jews during World War II
Style: uplifting, sincere, disturbing, serious, emotional ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, world war two, survival, heroes, confined, anti heroes, hopes, against humanity, siblings relations, wartime life, escapades ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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, bleak, thought provoking, disturbing, realistic
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, world war two, human spirit, family life, survival, strong female presence, indoor, racism, attic, family in danger, injustice ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1940s, 1930s
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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The Round Up (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, Germany, Hungary
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 1942. Joseph is eleven. And this June morning, he must go to school, a yellow star sown on his chest. He receives the support of a goods dealer. The mockery of a baker. Between kindness and contempt, Jo, his Jewish friends, their families, learn of ...
Style: thought provoking, emotional, disturbing, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: holocaust, nazism, concentration camp, injustice, against humanity, genocide, survival, confined, wartime life, anti semitism, danger, family in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1942
Place: france, paris france, europe, vichy, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Diary of Anne Frank (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story of a 13-year-old Jewish girl and her family who are forced into hiding by the Nazis during World War II.
Style: sincere, captivating, uplifting, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, world war two, family relations, confined, wartime life, heroes, anti heroes, life is a bitch, confinement indoors, dentist, indoor ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: amsterdam, holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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, conspiracy, anti semitism, genocide, war crime, racism, politics, human spirit, wartime life, state affairs, world war two, against humanity ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Holocaust (1978)
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: realistic, captivating, bleak, emotional, serious ...
Plot: world war two, concentration camp, holocaust, ghetto, rebellion, massacre, anti semitism, genocide, war crime, starvation, deportation, ss ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s ...
Place: germany, poland, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Lauf Junge lauf (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, War
Country: Germany, France, Poland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Run Boy Run is the true story of Jurek, an eight-year-old boy, who escapes from the Warsaw ghetto, then manages to survive in the woods and working as a farmhand, disguising himself as a Polish orphan. He encounters people who will betray him for a ...
Style: captivating, touching, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: survival, holocaust, world war two, human spirit, hidden identity, on the run, young heroes, anti semitism, against humanity, danger, youth, orphan ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Hidden Children (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 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: touching, uplifting, emotional, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, human spirit, orphan, survival, rescue, danger, fugitives, against humanity, wartime life, life is a bitch, hopes ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, slovenia, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Island at War (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 540 min.
Story: Island at War is a British television series that tells the story of the German Occupation of the Channel Islands. It primarily focuses on three local families: the upper class Dorrs, the middle class Mahys and the working class Jonases, and four ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: occupation, war, world war two, island, wartime life, against humanity, romance, society, military, genocide, oppression, anti semitism ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, bleak, serious, captivating
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, nazism, danger, pow, life is a bitch, confined, war, world war two, concentration camp, brutality, train ride ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: serious, bleak, realistic, tense
Plot: world war two, ghetto, orphan, starvation, holocaust, heroes, wartime life, confined, survival, human spirit, war, against humanity ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Generation War (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Berlin, 1941. Five friends eager to become heroes in an adventure that will change the face of Europe - and that will forever change them as well.
Style: tense, captivating, thought provoking, serious, controversial ...
Plot: nazism, world war two, holocaust, nazi germany, atrocity, against humanity, military, german, danger, friendship, guilt, resistance ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: germany, berlin germany, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Perlasca: The Courage of a Just Man (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France, Sweden, Hungary
Duration: 197 min.
Story: It is the real story of Giorgio Perlasca (Luca Zingaretti). During the 1920s he was an Italian Fascist supporter, fighting in Africa an in the Spanish civil war where he deserved a safe conduct for Spanish embassies. After some years, disillusioned ...
Style: disturbing, uplifting, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: idealism, genocide, deportation, concentration camp, holocaust, hopes, nazism, fighting the system, life is a bitch, wartime life, nazi occupation, human spirit ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 20s, 30s ...
Place: hungary, italy, budapest hungary, sweden, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.6
 124K
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: emotional, touching, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, holocaust, nazi germany, jewish, human spirit, nazi, against humanity, adoption, life is a bitch, youth, childhood, family secret ...
Time: 40s, 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Monsieur Batignole (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1942, in an occupied Paris, the apolitical grocer Edmond Batignole lives with his wife and daughter in a small apartment in the building of his grocery. When his future son-in-law and collaborator of the German Pierre-Jean Lamour calls the Nazis ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, exciting
Plot: holocaust, world war two, anti semitism, soldier, nazism, life is a bitch, against humanity, society, confined, wartime life, collaboration, occupation ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: paris france, france, switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Out of the Ashes (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The real-life story of Gisella Perl, a Jewish Hungarian doctor imprisoned in the notorious Auschwitz death camp of World War II.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, survival, wartime life, human spirit, life is a bitch, confined, against humanity, starting over, moral dilemma, danger, anti semitism ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: hungary, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 8.5
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The Pianist (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, War
Country: UK, France, Poland, Germany
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The true story of pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman's experiences in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. When the Jews of the city find themselves forced into a ghetto, Szpilman finds work playing in a café; and when his family is deported in 1942, he ...
Style: bleak, emotional, suspense, harsh, heartbreaking ...
Plot: survival, holocaust, nazi, pianist, world war two, ghetto, against humanity, nazi occupation, anti semitism, genocide, jewish, nazism ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 40s ...
Place: poland, germany, europe, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Edelweiss Pirates (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Switzerland, Netherlands, Luxembourg
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: realistic, captivating, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: resistance, wartime life, young heroes, human spirit, rebellion, idealism, danger, rebelliousness, captivity, life is a bitch, against humanity, confined ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Hitler: The Rise of Evil (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 179 min.
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, bleak, realistic, disturbing, factual ...
Plot: hitler, against humanity, fascism, dictatorship, racism, historical character, nazism, world war two, politics, life is a bitch, rise to the top, newspaper ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: germany, europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 417
Haven (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: This is the true story of a woman named Ruth Gruber who travels to Europe to help escort 1000 Jewish War victims to the United States. She comes to love and feel sorry for them all, and fights for their rights to live in America.
Style: emotional, uplifting, sincere, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, survival, anti semitism, rescue, deportation, immigrants, idealism, fighting the system, human spirit, heroic mission, against humanity, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 40s
Place: europe, new york, chicago illinois, washington d.c., germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Winter in Wartime (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: During World War II in the freezing Netherlands winter of 1944/1945 the western Netherlands are in the grip of a famine. Many people move east to provide for their families. Fourteen year old Michiel can't wait to join the Dutch resistance, to ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, nazism, resistance, execution, occupation, coming of age, adventure, wartime life, german, danger, military, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: netherlands, holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.0
 206
Nina's House (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Starting in 1944 in the wake of the Liberation and continuing into the '60s, 'houses of hope' were established to lend a semblance of continuity to youngsters orpahaned by the war. Nina's Home takes place between September 1944 ...
Style: uplifting, captivating, emotional, serious, touching ...
Plot: orphan, adoption, confined, survival, concentration camp, orphanage, holocaust, frame up, anti semitism, danger, society, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.2
 4K
Uprising (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Jews rise up in the Warsaw Ghetto against the Nazis in 1943.
Style: uplifting, captivating, serious, rough, emotional ...
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, human spirit, wartime life, life is a bitch, survival, ghetto, genocide, society, danger, politics, political unrest ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
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Colditz (2005)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Three prisoners, Jack Rose, Tom Willis and Nick McGrade, embark on an heroic plan to escape from a World War Two POW camp. As Rose And Willis are recaptured by the Germans, McGrade manages to traverse their clutches and travels to London to inform ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, tense, exciting
Plot: world war two, pow, soldier, military, castle, romance, love and romance, battles, prison life, love triangle, confined, siblings relations ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1939
Place: germany, europe, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: concentration camp, world war two, escape, captivity, pow, genocide, violence, brutality, against humanity, corporal punishment, holocaust, rebelliousness ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: emotional, touching, heartbreaking, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: kids
Plot: holocaust, jewish, concentration camp, world war two, against humanity, friendship, childhood, nazi, nazi germany, wartime life, nazism, young heroes ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, poland, europe, switzerland, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: realistic, captivating, disturbing, contemplative, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, megalomaniac, bunker, suicide, couple relations, state affairs, against humanity, losing-it hero, wartime life, war, confined, military ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%