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The Secret of Santa Vittoria (1969)
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The Secret of Santa Vittoria (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: During World War II, Italian villagers hide their wine from the German army.
Style: humorous, exciting, light, captivating, atmospheric, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: wine, world war two, holocaust, rise to the top, mayor, small town, military, fighting the system, war, escapades, anti semitism, italian fascism, farming, german army, dysfunctional marriage, nazi occupation, village, heroes, village life, society, social relations, wartime life, small town life, nazi, fascism ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: italy, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, captivating, humorous and serious films with plots about world war two, war, wartime life, military, soldier, holocaust and society mostly in War, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Secret of Santa Vittoria: The Pigeon That Took Rome (1962), The 25th Hour (1967), Two Men Went to War (2002), The Elusive Corporal (1962), Ensign Pulver (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Pigeon That Took Rome (1962)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An American Infantry officer assigned to a cloak-and-dagger role in Rome uses homing pigeons for outside contact, with humorous results.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: world war two, pigeon, us military, wedding, battles, wartime life, genocide, fall in love, friendship, holocaust, pregnancy, against humanity ...
Time: year 1944
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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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, nazi, war, racism, wartime, peasant, jew persecution, arrest, volunteer, concentration camp, recruit, ss ...
Time: 1940s
Place: romania, hungary
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Two Men Went to War (2002)
Genre: Comedy, War, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Comedy drama based on the true story of two British Army dentists who in 1942, eager to see action, go AWOL and invade occupied France on their own.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, dentist, military life, heroic mission, military, adventurer, goofy hero, officers and cadets, battles, army investigation, escapades ...
Time: 1940s
Place: england, europe, france, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
The Elusive Corporal (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story serves as a companion piece to Renoir's 1937 film, Grand Illusion, once more bringing together men from across the broad social spectrum of French society to depict one man's Sisyphean efforts to escape captivity in a German POW ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, contemplative
Plot: world war two, escape, dentist, anti war, soldier, prison, confined, partners, buddies, down on your luck, friends, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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Ensign Pulver (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 1945, on an old cargo ship somewhere deep in the Pacific ocean: Captain Morton strives to become commander, so he demands the maximum quality of work from his crew, without granting them any freedom or favors - ignoring that they're thousand of ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, homoerotic ...
Plot: world war two, military, sea, love, military life, u.s. navy, island, sailor, ocean, ship, officers and cadets, power relations ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
A Farewell to Fools (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Romania, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set during World War II, somewhere in Eastern Europe. A German soldier is found dead near the village. The local authorities must find the culprit, or they will be all shot by the Nazis the morning after. There's no way to find the guilty one, ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, captivating, tragicomedy ...
Plot: world war two, village, moral dilemma, human nature, mentally challenged, misfit, hopes, farce, comedy of errors, wartime life, disorder, dark humor ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: romania, germany, transylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Which Way to the Front? (1970)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Brendan Byers III (Jerry Lewis), one of the richest men in America, has been pronounced 4-F and can't serve his country in it's war against Hitler. Byers does not takes "No" for an answer and recruits other 4-F's to fight ...
Style: exciting, realistic, not serious, humorous, cult film
Plot: world war two, farce, military, heroes, war, escapades, soldier, misfit, obsessive quest, goofy hero, disorder, fish out of water ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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The Wall (1982)
Genre: Action, War, Drama
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A dramatic re-enactment of the Warsaw Ghetto Jewish uprising in April 1943 were 650 armed members of the Jewish Fighting Organization of Poland held off a 3,000 strong Nazi force in which only a handful of Jews survived. Tom Conti plays Dolek ...
Style: tense, captivating, thought provoking, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, racism, nazi, anti semitism, survival, war, confined, against humanity, military, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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The Fallen (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, Germany, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: THE FALLEN is a three-sided story about German, Italian, and American soldiers, set in Northern Italy during the final weeks of the World War II. On the one side, a group of American supply soldiers delivers ammunition to the front line, a journey ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, rough, bleak
Plot: holocaust, world war two, war, soldier, survival, military life, military, captivity, against the odds, battles, against humanity, leadership ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two
Place: italy, europe
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Uranus (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After World War II, a small French village struggles to put the war behind as the controlling Communist Party tries to flush out Petain loyalists. The local bar owner, a simple man who likes to write poetry, who only wants to be left alone to do his ...
Style: biting, clever, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, planet, politics, fighting the system, state affairs, dishonesty, life is a bitch, uncover truth, war, idealism, rebellion ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, nazism, child, wartime life, soldier, anti semitism, against humanity, life is a bitch, society, confined, occupation ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: france, paris france, switzerland, europe
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The Only Way (1970)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Denmark, Panama, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In April 1940, the armies of Nazi Germany invaded Denmark. The Danish government promised peaceful cooperation on the condition that Denmark s Jews remain free. The Nazi s agreed. In October, 1943, the agreement was broken...This is the true and ...
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, nazi occupation, battles, politics, military, heroes, confined, war, against humanity, society, state affairs ...
Time: 1940s
Place: denmark, europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Roses of the Desert (2006)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A sanitary battalion of Italian Army is sent to Sorman oasis in Lybia during the Africa campaign in 1940. Soon an Italian missionary, living nearby, succeed to transform the occupation by Italian Army in a kind of humanitarian mission. In fact all ...
Style: thought provoking, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: world war two, desert, friendship, war, military, state affairs, muslim, bedouin, italian soldier, friends, soldier, society ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: africa, libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dad's Army (2016)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A cinema remake of the classic sitcom Dad's Army (1968). The Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard platoon deal with a visiting female journalist and a German spy as World War II draws to its conclusion.
Style: not serious, humorous, funny, feel good, light ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: world war two, military, goofy hero, disorder, farce, soldier, misfit, social relations, military life, friendship, spy, female spy ...
Time: 1940s
Place: england
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My Führer (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Hitler no longer believes in himself, and can barely see himself as an equal to even his sheep dog. But to seize the helm of the war he would have to create one of his famous fiery speeches to mobilize the masses. Goebbels therefore brings a Jewish ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, controversial, not serious ...
Plot: world war two, dark humor, hitler, farce, war, politics, head of state, state affairs, downfall, wartime life, political conspiracy, nazi germany ...
Time: 1940s
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
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My Best Enemy (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Austria, Luxembourg
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Poland 1943: An unlikely pair - a concentration camp prisoner and a captain in Hitler's notorious SS - free themselves from the wreckage of a crashed SS airplane. The two appear to be strangely familiar with each other and the extent of their ...
Style: thought provoking, tense, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: concentration camp, world war two, friendship, military, friends, life is a bitch, moral dilemma, soldier, wartime life, holocaust, against humanity, nazi ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, poland, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Man Who Will Come (2009)
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, bleak, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, youth, german army, family relations, against humanity, life is a bitch, village life, parents and children, village, children, sex crime, child protagonist ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1944, year 1943
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Sword of Honour (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 208 min.
Story: Guy Crouchback joins the war effort during World War 2, an idealistic quest to join the forces of good in the fight against evil. But his efforts is not rewarded, he never has any chance to join any real fighting, circumstances always prevent it. ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, touching, semi autobiographical ...
Plot: world war two, military, love triangle, fighting the system, life is a bitch, military life, betrayal, haunted by the past, soldier, love and romance, society, basic training ...
Time: future, 1940s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Castle Keep (1969)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: During the Battle of the Bulge, an anachronistic count shelters a ragtag squad of Americans in his isolated castle hoping they will defend it against the advancing Germans.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, castle, military, battles, fall in love, heroic mission, soldier, village, war, suspense, tank, german army ...
Time: 1940s, 10th century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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: realistic, serious, bleak, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: world war two, rabbi, holocaust, jewish, confined, society, survival, war, life is a bitch, against humanity, human spirit, misfit ...
Time: 1940s
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? (1966)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A by-the-book Captain is ordered to capture a strategic village in Italy. The Italian soldiers are willing to surrender, if they can have a festival first. The lieutenant convinces the Captain this is the only way. Because of aerial reconnaissance, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous, cult film
Plot: world war two, village, soldier, surrender, anti war, officers and cadets, village life, military life, wartime life, culture clash, against the odds, military ...
Time: year 1943
Place: italy, sicily, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, military, war, partisan, nazi occupation, holocaust, fictional history, bureaucracy, nazi, soldier, against humanity, society ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
To Be or Not to Be (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A bad Polish actor is just trying to make a living when Poland is invaded by the Germans in World War II. His wife has the habit of entertaining young polish officers while he's on stage, which is also a source of depression to him. When one of ...
Style: humorous, parody, entertaining, light, funny ...
Plot: war, world war two, farce, satire, jewish, dark humor, disorder, german occupation, daring rescue, theater, actor, nazi ...
Time: 50s, 1930s
Place: poland, england, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Divided We Fall (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In Nazi occupied Czechoslovakia, a childless couple agree to hide a Jewish friend at great personal risk of discovery and execution.
Style: surreal, compassionate, lyrical, uplifting, disturbing ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, jewish, survival, idealism, war, human spirit, self discovery, against humanity, wartime life, nazi occupation, couple relations ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: germany, poland, eastern europe, tokyo, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Rosenstrasse (2003)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 136 min.
Story: When Ruth's husband dies in New York, in 2000, she imposes strict Jewish mourning, which puzzles her children. A stranger comes to the house - Ruth's cousin - with a picture of Ruth, age 8, in Berlin, with a woman the cousin says helped ...
Style: uplifting, touching, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, jewish, nazi germany, world war two, anti semitism, human spirit, life is a bitch, wartime life, hopes, couple relations, society, nazi ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, year 1943, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, germany, europe, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Train of Life (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: France, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Israel, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1941, the inhabitants of a small Jewish village in Central Europe organize a fake deportation train so that they can escape the Nazis and flee to Palestine.
Style: humorous, sad, surprise ending, talky, harsh ...
Plot: holocaust, train, world war two, deportation, nazi, judaism, railway, anti semitism, village, wartime life, bittersweet, sexual content ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941
Place: eastern europe, germany, poland, europe, central europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Texas '46 (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on a true story its the untold story of Italian World War II POW"S in Jan 1946. Luca Zingaretti stars as one of over 50,000 Italian Prisoners of War detained at POW camps in the U.S. Roy Schneider stars as Colonel Gartner, the Commander ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: fascism, world war two, military, military life, genocide, isolation, prison life, wartime life, captivity, confined, society, prison ...
Time: 1940s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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The Blockhouse (1973)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of Slave workers, drafted by the Nazis to help construct their coastal defenses in 1944 are trapped in an underground bunker when the Allies land at Normandy on D-Day. They find huge dtores of food but not enough candles. The slow dying of ...
Style: suspenseful, gloomy, bleak, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, bunker, d day, survival, battles, holocaust, wartime life, prison, war, human spirit, confined, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: light, sad, feel good, heartbreaking, inspirational ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, jewish, nazi, judaism, war, world war, jewish ghetto, lie, russian, death, radio ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: poland, germany, europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Devils on the Doorstep (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: China
Duration: 139 min.
Story: During the Japanese occupation of China, two prisoners are dumped in a peasant's home in a small town. The owner is bullied into keeping the prisoners until the next New Year, at which time they will be collected. The village leaders convene to ...
Style: semi serious, atmospheric, realistic, humorous, cerebral ...
Plot: world war two, military, resistance, anti war, wartime life, village, rebelliousness, rebellion, confined, captivity, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s
Place: china, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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