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Fateless (2005)
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Fateless (2005)
Original name: Sorstalanság
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Hungary, Germany, UK, Israel, France, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: An Hungarian youth comes of age at Buchenwald during World War II. György Köves is 14, the son of a merchant who's sent to a forced labor camp. After his father's departure, György gets a job at a brickyard; his bus is stopped and its Jewish occupants sent to camps. There, György find camaraderie, suffering, cruelty, illness, and death. He hears advice on preserving one's dignity and self-esteem. He discovers hatred. If he does survive and returns to Budapest, what will he find? What is natural; what is it to be a Jew? Sepia, black and white, and color alternate to shade the mood.
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, disturbing, realistic, gloomy, bleak, contemplative
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, world war two, survival, life is a bitch, confined, estrangement, destiny, youth, self discovery, bus, faith, heroes, soldier, teenage life, escapades, infected, resentment, coming of age, rebelliousness, innocence lost, nazi, infection, orthodox jew, horse ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, budapest, europe, poland, slovakia, budapest hungary

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Most similar movies to Fateless

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, jewish, concentration camp, survival and war mostly in Drama, War and Romance genres. Some movies like Fateless: The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008), The Pianist (2002), Pornography (2003), The Grey Zone (2001), The Truce (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (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, heartbreaking, emotional, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: kids
Plot: holocaust, world war two, jewish, concentration camp, childhood, against humanity, friendship, nazism, war, gas chamber, nazi, atrocity ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, poland, europe, switzerland, berlin germany
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The Pianist (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, War
Country: France, Poland, Germany, UK
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, suspense, emotional, heartbreaking, harsh ...
Plot: survival, holocaust, world war two, pianist, nazi, against humanity, genocide, nazi occupation, jewish, ghetto, anti semitism, starvation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, year 1944, year 1939 ...
Place: poland, germany, europe, warsaw poland, central europe
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Pornography (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Poland, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Two intellectuals, a writer and a director, begin to play a mysterious psychological game in a peaceful countryside manor house during the Nazi occupation.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, emotional, biting ...
Plot: soldier, countryside, social differences, losing-it hero, life is a bitch, teenage life, wartime life, obsession, haunted by the past, war, holocaust, world war two ...
Time: 1940s
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
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100%
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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, nazi, rebellion, world war two, concentration camp, survival, anti semitism, redemption, smuggling, human spirit, against humanity, rebelliousness ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1944
Place: poland, europe, germany, budapest, israel
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100%
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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: sincere, gloomy, emotional, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: concentration camp, world war two, holocaust, hopes, refugee, wartime life, human spirit, anti semitism, captivity, escapades, life is a bitch, war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: italy, russia, europe, venice, turin italy
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43%
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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, concentration camp, holocaust, anti semitism, german, world war two, saving a life, auschwitz, courage, tragedy, rabbi, prisoner ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: poland, california, germany
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100%
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, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: holocaust, nazi, survival, concentration camp, world war two, haunted by the past, against humanity, life is a bitch, mental illness, circus, mental institution, patient ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1940s, 1930s, year 1961 ...
Place: israel, europe, middle east, germany, berlin germany
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36%
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, touching, serious, uplifting, emotional ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, survival, wartime life, human spirit, life is a bitch, starting over, anti semitism, war, auschwitz, holocaust survivor, confined ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Angry Harvest (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 105 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: psychological, sincere, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, anti semitism, train, survival, captivity, voyeurism, forbidden love, obsession, wartime life, racism, human nature ...
Time: 1940s
Place: holland, poland, europe, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Anne Frank: The Whole Story (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 180 min.
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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: uplifting, sincere, emotional, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, genocide, against humanity, starvation, concentration camp, survival, anti semitism, hopes, jewess, auschwitz, teenage life, family in danger ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: amsterdam, holland, europe, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: disturbing, thought provoking, serious, bleak, tense ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, atrocity, world war two, legal, debate, war crime, injustice, confined, life is a bitch, anti semitism, genocide ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe, poland, germany, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Bent (1997)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Max is a handsome young man who, after a fateful tryst with a German soldier, is forced to run for his life. Eventually Max is placed in a concentration camp where he pretends to be Jewish because in the eyes of the Nazis, gays are the lowest form ...
Style: touching, bleak, serious, brutal, disturbing ...
Plot: gay, holocaust, survival, concentration camp, friendship, dehumanization, human spirit, gay love, love and romance, confined, fall in love, forced labor ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1934, year 1944
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Sophie's Choice (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Stingo, a young writer, moves to Brooklyn in 1947 to begin work on his first novel. As he becomes friendly with Sophie and her lover Nathan, he learns that she is a Holocaust survivor. Flashbacks reveal her harrowing story, from pre-war prosperity ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, depressing, bleak ...
Plot: holocaust, against humanity, concentration camp, nazi, world war two, mental illness, post war, haunted by the past, love and romance, wartime life, tragedy, male female relationship ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: new york, poland, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Lore (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Australia, Germany, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After her Nazi parents are imprisoned, Lore leads her younger siblings across a war-torn Germany in 1945. Amidst the chaos, she encounters mysterious Jewish refugee Thomas, who shatters her fragile reality with hatred and desire. To live, she must ...
Style: tense, disturbing, sincere, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: nazism, survival, post war, child as adult, society, against humanity, youth, escapades, on the road, human nature, siblings relations, family relations ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: germany, hamburg germany, russia, poland, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Devil's Arithmetic (1999)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hannah Stern, an American-born Jewish adolescent, is uninterested in the culture, faith and customs of her relatives; however, Hannah begins to revaluate her heritage when she has a supernatural experience that transports her back to a Nazi death ...
Style: serious, realistic, uplifting, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, time travel, nazi occupation, world war two, anti semitism, jewish, war, human spirit, hopes, against humanity, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Aryan Couple (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A WWII Drama about a German/Jewish industrialist who, in order to ensure his family's safe passage out of Germany, is forced to hand over his business to the Nazis.
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, psychological, tense ...
Plot: concentration camp, world war two, holocaust, genocide, anti semitism, survival, hidden identity, uncover truth, life is a bitch, undercover, moral dilemma, forbidden love ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: hungary, switzerland, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, bleak, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, nazism, life is a bitch, pow, war, confined, train travel, gestapo, concentration camp, brutality, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: germany, europe
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35%
The Ninth Day (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, Luxembourg, Czech Republic
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A drama loosely based on Jean Bernard's Nazi-era prison diary.
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, traitor, world war two, clergy, soldier, heroes, faith, nazi occupation, introspection, human spirit, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: paris france, germany, moscow russia, russia, geneva switzerland ...
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33%
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Europa Europa (1990)
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: epic, realistic, thought provoking, tense, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, hitler youth, survival, ghetto, german, anti semitism, roommate, communism, homosexual, concentration camp, hidden identity ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: latvia, germany, poland, europe, berlin germany ...
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33%
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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: gloomy, humorous, emotional, sincere, uplifting ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, starvation, hopes, jewish ghetto, ghetto, war, graphic violence, protecting from truth, social relations, figment, lifesaver ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: poland, europe, germany, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Love to Hide (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young Jewish girl, Sarah, is looking to escape the clutches of the Third Reich after seeing her parents and sister brutally slain by a smuggler who betrayed them while attempting to escape to England. Terrified, she is sheltered by her childhood ...
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, touching, captivating ...
Plot: gay, holocaust, anti semitism, life is a bitch, gay relationship, wartime life, social relations, hidden identity, traitor, betrayal, cruelty, childhood friend ...
Time: 1940s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Strayed (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fleeing the June 1940 arrival of Hitler's army in Paris, a young war widow and her two children are rescued from dive-bombing German fighters by a cocky, reckless teenager. He finds them refuge in an abandoned house, but despite the fact that ...
Style: touching, sincere, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, older woman teenage boy sex, world war two, survival, friendship, refugee, love affair, wartime life, teenage life, life is a bitch, couple relations, romance ...
Time: 1940s
Place: france, paris france, europe, nice france, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: realistic, serious, bleak, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, hopes, deportation, world war two, destiny, human spirit, genocide, family in danger, moral dilemma, wartime life, anti semitism ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, budapest, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Counterfeiters (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, War
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 99 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, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, harsh ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, nazi, counterfeit money, forgery, world war two, survival, jewish, german, war crime, racial slur, war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, post world war two, year 1945 ...
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany, warsaw poland, monte carlo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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David (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Although members of the Hitler Youth chant anti-Semitic paroles in front of his house during the Purim festival, Rabbi Singer is still profoundly convinced that Germany will stay a safe country for him, his family, and his fellow believers. But ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, rabbi, family relations, survival, holocaust, anti semitism, escapades, war, against humanity, society, confined, youth ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, vienna, black sea, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
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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: disturbing, emotional, thought provoking, bleak, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, nazism, concentration camp, nazi germany, holocaust survivor, injustice, against humanity, genocide, occupation, survival, confined, society ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, post world war two, year 1942
Place: france, paris france, vichy, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Notebook (2013)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary, Germany, Austria, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In a village on the Hungarian border, two young brothers grow up during war time with their cruel grandmother and must learn every trick of evil to survive in the absurd world of adults.
Style: rough, bleak, realistic, serious, cult film
Plot: twins, female rapist, teenager, starvation, countryside, teenage life, life is a bitch, emotional abuse, dysfunctional family, war, family relations, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1944
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: realistic, serious, uplifting, disturbing, emotional ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, survival, world war two, religions or cults, hopes, society, misfit, opposites attract, escapades, against humanity, confined ...
Time: 1940s
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, sincere, uplifting, harsh, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, jewish, atrocity, survival, german, underground, refugee, mistrust, thief, sewer, human spirit, rescue ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 2000s, year 2008, year 1945
Place: poland, europe, germany, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Death in Love (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Death in Love is a psychosexual-thriller about a love affair between a Jewish woman and a doctor overseeing human experimentation at a Nazi German concentration camp, and the impact this has on her sons' lives in the 1990s.
Style: serious, psychological, sincere, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, memory, world war two, concentration camp, cruelty, parents and children, holocaust, haunted by the past, siblings relations, human nature, love affair, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1940s
Place: new york, germany, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%