Movies like Sunshine 1999

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Sunshine (1999)
 7.5
 15K
Sunshine (1999)
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 government sanctions anti-Jewish persecutions. His son converts to Christianity to advance his career as a champion fencer and Olympic hero, but is caught up in the Holocaust. Finally, the grandson, after surviving war, revolution, loss and betrayal, realizes that his ultimate allegiance must be to himself and his heritage.
Style: erotic, sexy, sincere, romantic, thought provoking, enigmatic, heartbreaking, emotional, political, dramatic ...
Plot: holocaust, jewish, anti semitism, world war two, nazi, sex scene, family life, society, political unrest, siblings relations, politics, public humiliation, wartime, world war one, fascism, family relations, generation gap, parents and children, love and romance, love affair, social differences, hunting, death, hospital, adultery ...
Time: 19th century, 1940s, 20th century, 90s, 50s, 1930s, 1920s ...
Place: hungary, eastern europe, israel, serbia, europe, paris france, berlin germany ...

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Most similar movies to Sunshine

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, dramatic and emotional films with plots about death, betrayal, culture clash, storytelling, beautiful scenery, mentor and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like Sunshine: Europa Europa (1990), The Constant Gardener (2005), The White Countess (2005), The English Patient (1996), The Land Girls (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
 17K
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: political, realistic, heartbreaking, inter cultural, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nazi, holocaust, jewish, hitler youth, circumcision, coming of age, war, survival, world war two, physical exam, judaism, childhood ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: poland, germany, israel, latvia, berlin germany ...
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100%
The Constant Gardener (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Kenya, France, USA, Switzerland
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Justin Quayle is a low-level British diplomat who has always gone about his work very quietly, not causing any problems. But after his radical wife Tessa is killed he becomes determined to find out why, thrusting himself into the middle of a very ...
Style: suspenseful, thought provoking, tense, political, suspense ...
Plot: spy, conspiracy, murder, investigation, corruption, death, idealism, obsession, political corruption, cover up, politics, aids ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, germany, sudan, kenya, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The White Countess (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Germany, China, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The last movie from the team of Ismail Merchant, James Ivory, and Kazuo Ishiguro. Set in 1930s Shanghai, "The White Countess" is both Sofia (Natasha Richardson), a fallen member of the Russian aristocracy, and a nightclub created by a ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, emotional, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: blindness, love story, world war two, romance, russian, friendship, couples, unlikely couple, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, politics ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1937, pre world war two, year 1936
Place: china, russia, asia, shanghai, macau ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The English Patient (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 1930s, Count Almásy is a Hungarian map maker employed by the Royal Geographical Society to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert along with several other prominent explorers. As World War II unfolds, Almásy enters into a world of ...
Style: romantic, emotional, sentimental, erotic, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: world war two, adultery, war, tragic love, love story, betrayal, beautiful scenery, love, life & death, stranded, desert, mysterious character ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, year 1942, 1930s, 50s ...
Place: sahara, italy, africa, egypt, cairo egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Land Girls (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: During World War II, the organisation "The Women's Land Army" recruited women to work on British farms while the men were off to war. Three such "land girls" of different social backgrounds - quiet Stella, young hairdresser ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, sexy, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: world war two, countryside, friendship, love, working class, wartime life, war, romance, farm, nudity (full frontal - brief), wine, railway ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: england, english channel, united kingdom, europe, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 8K
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: sexy, disturbing, brutal, serious, bleak ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: gay, holocaust, lgbt, gay love, wartime, lgbtq, jewish, nazi, dehumanization, judaism, forced labor, secret ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, year 1944, year 1934, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, london, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: harsh, tense, brutal, bleak, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, nazi, concentration camp, world war two, counterfeit money, jewish, war, survival, german, forgery, counterfeiter, prison ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, post world war two, year 1945 ...
Place: europe, poland, germany, berlin germany, hamburg germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Wuthering Heights (1992)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Young orphan Heathcliff is adopted by the wealthy Earnshaw family and moves into their estate, Wuthering Heights. Soon, the new resident falls for his compassionate foster sister, Cathy. The two share a remarkable bond that seems unbreakable until ...
Style: atmospheric, romantic, gothic, emotional, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, tragic love, forbidden love, social differences, revenge, master and servant, betrayal, haunted by the past, love and romance, class differences, family disapproval, orphan ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, georgian era, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.6
 4K
Zelary (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A nurse and her surgeon-lover are part of a resistance movement in 1940s Czechoslovakia. When they are discovered, her lover flees and she must find a place to hide. A patient whose life she saved, a man from a remote mountain village where time ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, sincere, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: world war two, redemption, small town, romance, marriage, betrayal, self discovery, life is a bitch, couple relations, resistance, society, hopes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, czechoslovakia, central europe, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Come See the Paradise (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Come See The Paradise is a deeply touching love story set against the backdrop of a dramatic and controversial period in American history, It follows the romance and eventual marriage of Jack McGurn (Dennis Quad), a hot blooded Irish American, and a ...
Style: emotional, romantic, dramatic, heartbreaking, sad ...
Plot: world war two, interracial romance, forbidden love, racism, family relations, love, culture clash, romance, war, holocaust, marriage, bomb ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1941, year 1936 ...
Place: hiroshima japan, ireland, japan, tokyo, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 8K
Onegin (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the opulent St. Petersburg of the Empire period, Eugene Onegin is a jaded but dashing aristocrat - a man often lacking in empathy, who suffers from restlessness, melancholy and, finally, regret. Through his best friend Lensky, Onegin is ...
Style: atmospheric, romantic, sexy, realistic, breathtaking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, forbidden love, fall in love, marriage, tragic love, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, unrequited love, inheritance, obsession, relationships ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, victorian era, 18th century
Place: london, st. petersburg russia, russia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 22K
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: factual, disturbing, bleak, political, atmospheric ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, politics, nazi, genocide, nazism, anti semitism, war crime, racism, brutality, jewish, state affairs ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, germany, europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 9K
Max (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary, Canada, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1918, a young, disillusioned Adolph Hitler strikes up a friendship with a Jewish art dealer while weighing a life of passion for art vs. talent at politics
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, sincere, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: nazi, world war two, anti semitism, friendship, art, jewish, propaganda, controversy, world war one, self discovery, rise to the top, self fulfillment ...
Time: 1920s, future, 1910s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: germany, vienna, europe, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Head in the Clouds (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A romantic drama set in 1930's England, Paris, and Spain. Gilda Bessé shares her Paris apartment with an Irish schoolteacher, Guy Malyon, and Mia, a refugee from Spain. As the world drifts toward war, Gilda defiantly pursues her hedonistic ...
Style: sexy, romantic, sentimental, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: world war two, lesbian, orgy, love triangle, spanish civil war, bisexual woman, romance, lesbianism, sexual relations, group sex, war, betrayal ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 1940s, year 1944, year 1938 ...
Place: paris france, germany, spain, france, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Governess (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When the father of privileged Rosina da Silva violently dies, she decides to pass herself off as a gentile and finds employment with a family in faraway Scotland. Soon she and the family father, Charles, start a passionate secret affair.
Style: emotional, enigmatic, colourful, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: love affair, fall in love, loss of virginity, society, couples, older man younger woman relationship, jewish, jewess, couple relations, master and servant, nanny, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: scotland, london, england, europe, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Affair of the Necklace (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In pre-Revolutionary France, a young aristocratic woman left penniless by the political unrest in the country, must avenge her family's fall from grace by scheming to steal a priceless necklace.
Style: factual, realistic, atmospheric, serious, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: politics, conspiracy, romance, royal family, revenge, justice, intrigue, police investigation, countess, couples, state affairs, love and romance ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1780s, 1770s
Place: france, paris france, england, versailles, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The House of the Spirits (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Denmark, Portugal
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A rancher, his clairvoyant wife and their family face turbulent years in South America.
Style: emotional, serious, sexy, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: revolution, civil war, farm, magic realism, justice, dysfunctional family, coup d'etat, rape, generation gap, dictatorship, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 1940s, 19th century, 1920s, 1930s, 50s ...
Place: latin america, south america, chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 26K
1900 (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 317 min.
Story: Set in Bertolucci's ancestral region of Emilia, the film chronicles the lives of two men during the political turmoils that took place in Italy in the first half on the 20th century.
Style: epic, disturbing, thought provoking, compassionate, serious ...
Plot: fascism, italian history, world war two, politics, revolution, brutality, friendship, socialist, communism, class struggle, worker, peasant ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s, 1930s, 1910s, victorian era ...
Place: italy, france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (1970)
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: thought provoking, disturbing, compassionate, emotional, breathtaking ...
Plot: fascism, holocaust, world war two, anti semitism, assassination, tennis, family relations, unrequited love, brother sister relationship, jewish, family life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, 19th century
Place: italy, poland, germany, israel, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Best of Youth (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 366 min.
Story: Spanning four decades, from the chaotic 1960s to the present, director Marco Tullio Giordana's passionate epic 'La Meglio Gioventu' follows two Italian brothers through some of the most tumultuous events of recent Italian history.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: idealism, society, dishonesty, friendship, politics, protest, musician, police brutality, character study, political corruption, psychiatrist, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 70s ...
Place: italy, rome italy, lebanon, europe, turin italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 8K
Good (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The rise of national socialism in Germany should not be regarded as a conspiracy of madmen. Millions of "good" people found themselves in a society spiralling into terrible chaos. A film about then, which illuminates the terrors of now.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: nazi, politics, moral dilemma, state affairs, society, political unrest, wartime life, writers, holocaust, mother son relationship, jewish, euthanasia ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1937, year 1933, 1940s ...
Place: germany, europe, paris france, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 6K
The Tunnel (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, Olympic swimmer Harry Melchior defects from East Germany in the 1960s and hatches a daring plot to help his sister and others flee East Berlin through a 145-yard underground tunnel.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, compassionate, captivating ...
Plot: tunnel, berlin wall, politics, betrayal, communism, political unrest, wartime, freedom, breast feeding, brutality, cold war, heroes ...
Time: 60s
Place: east germany, berlin germany, germany, west berlin west germany, german democratic republic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Walking with the Enemy (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Romania, Hungary, Canada, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Regent Horthy is the leader of Hungary and a German ally, but his favorable standing with Hitler changes as the war comes to an end. Forced to cede Hungary’s power or else witness the execution of his son, Regent Horthy gives up control of his ...
Style: realistic, bleak, emotional, serious
Plot: holocaust, world war two, concentration camp, defiant, family relations, war, life is a bitch, confined, spy, nazi, betrayal, diplomacy ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1944, year 1962 ...
Place: europe, hungary, budapest, switzerland, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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25 Fireman's Street (1973)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 97 min.
Story: On one hot summer night, the residents of a Hungarian apartment house slated for demolition restlessly revisit their haunted pasts as they face an uncertain future. In a gently turning kaleidoscope of dream imagery, regret-laden nostalgia and ...
Style: serious, realistic, talky, surreal, contemplative ...
Plot: immigrants, world war two, family relations, attic, against humanity, politics, state affairs, soldier, society, confined, life is a bitch, couples ...
Place: hungary, former yugoslavia, central europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.6
 247K
The Reader (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of Michael Berg, a German lawyer who, as a teenager in the late 1950s, had an affair with an older woman, Hanna, who then disappeared only to resurface years later as one of the defendants in a war crimes trial stemming from her actions as ...
Style: melancholic, sexy, emotional, sexual, erotic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming of age, older woman younger man relationship, age difference, first love, forbidden love, nazi, older woman younger man sex, world war two, holocaust, secret, sex, unlikely couple ...
Time: year 1988, year 1958, year 1980, post world war two, year 1966 ...
Place: germany, israel, west berlin west germany, hamburg germany, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The End of the Affair (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On a rainy London night in 1946, novelist Maurice Bendrix has a chance meeting with Henry Miles, husband of his ex-mistress Sarah, who abruptly ended their affair two years before. Bendrix's obsession with Sarah is rekindled; he succumbs to his ...
Style: romantic, erotic, sexy, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, infidelity, obsessive love, jealousy, love, obsession, romance, private detective, betrayal, love affair, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex scene ...
Time: 1940s, 19th century, 1930s, 20th century, year 1946
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.1
 149K
Defiance (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Based on a true story, during World War II, four Jewish brothers escape their Nazi-occupied homeland of West Belarus in Poland and join the Soviet partisans to combat the Nazis. The brothers begin the rescue of roughly 1,200 Jews still trapped in ...
Style: emotional, sincere, epic, realistic, breathtaking ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, nazi, war, survival, judaism, partisan, jewish, genocide, rebellion, prejudice, nazism ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1942, year 1941
Place: poland, germany, israel, russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.9
 77K
Doctor Zhivago (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 197 min.
Story: Doctor Zhivago is the filmed adapation of the Russian novel by Boris Pasternak from director David Lean that was an international success and today deemed a classic. Omar Sharif and Julie Christie play two protagonists who in fact love each other ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, emotional, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: world war one, communism, love triangle, deportation, revolution, war, rape, train, poet, wartime, betrayal, love ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1940s, 1910s, 1930s ...
Place: russia, ussr, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 5K
Mother Night (1996)
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: political, allegory, visually appealing, affectionate, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: world war two, nazi, spy, espionage, politics, propaganda, guilt, jewish, holocaust, german, anti semitism, satire ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, israel, new york, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
 84K
The Duchess (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A chronicle of the life of 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.
Style: sexy, romantic, dramatic, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, duchess, love affair, aristocracy, infidelity, duke, adultery, marriage, royalty, high society, romance, marital rape ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 19th century, victorian era, 50s ...
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%