Movies like Black Book

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Black Book (2006)
 7.7
 77K
Black Book (2006)
Original name: Zwartboek
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Netherlands, Germany, UK, Belgium
Duration: 145 min.
Story: In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance.
Style: tense, suspense, epic, erotic, psychological, realistic, sexy, breathtaking, emotional, intense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: world war two, holocaust, jewish, spy, nazi, war, espionage, atrocity, life is a bitch, nazism, twists and turns, revenge, betrayal, occupation, terrorist, ss, gestapo, survival, german soldier, german army, wartime life, resistance, escape, pianist, bomb ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, year 1944, year 1956, 20th century, 60s, 1950s ...
Place: netherlands, holland, israel, germany, amsterdam, poland, belgium ...

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Most similar movies to Black Book

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, dramatic, suspense and serious films with plots about world war two, nazi, german, war, runaway, wartime and betrayal mostly in Drama, War and Thriller genres. Some movies like Black Book: Allied (2016), Valkyrie (2008), Defiance (2008), Charlotte Gray (2001), Flame & Citron (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 158K
Allied (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In 1942, an intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war.
Style: suspense, sexy, emotional, factual, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night
Plot: world war two, spy, nazi, espionage, french, military, love, double agent, female agent, betrayal, race against time, deception ...
Time: 1940s, future, year 1942
Place: france, london, england, paris france, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 246K
Valkyrie (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Germany, Italy, Spain, France, Japan, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Wounded in Africa during World War II, Nazi Col. Claus von Stauffenberg returns to his native Germany and joins the Resistance in a daring plan to create a shadow government and assassinate Adolf Hitler. When events unfold so that he becomes a ...
Style: factual, tense, bad ending, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: world war two, nazi, war, nazism, hitler, nazi germany, conspiracy, resistance, politics, wehrmacht, espionage, german ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, year 1943, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, africa, poland, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
100%
 6.4
 13K
Charlotte Gray (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Australia, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: This is a drama set in Nazi-occupied France at the height of World War II. Charlotte Gray tells the compelling story of a young Scottish woman working with the French Resistance in the hope of rescuing her lover, a missing RAF pilot. Based on the ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, romantic, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: world war two, espionage, resistance, nazi, war, romance, spy, wartime life, holocaust, jewish, women, secret agents ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: france, london, england, germany, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.2
 19K
Flame & Citron (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Denmark, Germany, Norway, France, Sweden, Finland, Czech Republic
Duration: 130 min.
Story: During Nazi occupation, red-headed Bent Faurschou-Hviid ("Flame") and Jørgen Haagen Schmith ("Citron"), assassins in the Danish resistance, take orders from Winther, who's in direct contact with Allied leaders. One shoots, ...
Style: realistic, sincere, tense, factual, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: world war two, resistance, gestapo, war, betrayal, spy, nazi, dishonesty, nazism, double agent, wartime, ethnic conflict ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1940, year 1944
Place: denmark, germany, poland, copenhagen, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 14K
The Exception (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A German soldier tries to determine if the Dutch resistance has planted a spy to infiltrate the home of Kaiser Wilhelm in Holland during the onset of World War II, but falls for a young Jewish Dutch woman during his investigation.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: german soldier, espionage, nazi officer, world war two, nazi occupation, gestapo, spy, nazi germany, german army, nazi, romance, third reich ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, 1920s, year 1934
Place: germany, netherlands, poland, berlin germany, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: sad, emotional, touching, heartbreaking, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: world war two, holocaust, concentration camp, jewish, war, childhood, nazi, friendship, boy, military, gas chamber, german ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, poland, europe, berlin germany, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Inglourious Basterds (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as "The Basterds" are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds, lead by Lt. ...
Style: tense, suspense, atmospheric, captivating, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, nazi, war, revenge, nazism, vengeance, dark humor, brutality, working undercover, racism, german, violence ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Soldier of Orange (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 165 min.
Story: This film depicts World War II through the eyes of several Dutch students. It follows them through the beginning of the war, the Nazi occupation and the liberation.
Style: tense, realistic, stylized, poignant, visually appealing ...
Plot: world war two, nazi, war, espionage, wartime, resistance, betrayal, spy, german, friendship, nazi occupation, jewish ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 80s
Place: germany, netherlands, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 42K
Lust, Caution (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Taiwan, USA, Hong Kong, China
Duration: 157 min.
Story: During World War II a secret agent must seduce, then assassinate an official who works for the Japanese puppet government in Shanghai. Her mission becomes clouded when she finds herself falling in love with the man she is assigned to kill.
Style: sexual, sexy, erotic, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: world war two, forbidden love, sex scene, strong sexual content, erotica, lust, extramarital affair, espionage, seduction, rape, adultery, spy ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: asia, hong kong, japan, shanghai, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.5
 829K
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: emotional, harsh, bleak, heartbreaking, suspense ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, survival, nazi, genocide, jewish, war, anti semitism, nazism, pianist, hunger, nazi occupation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, year 1944, year 1945 ...
Place: poland, germany, eastern europe, europe, warsaw poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 70K
The Debt (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Hungary, Israel
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Rachel Singer is a former Mossad agent who tried to capture a notorious Nazi war criminal – the Surgeon of Birkenau – in a secret Israeli mission that ended with his death on the streets of East Berlin. Now, 30 years later, a man claiming to be ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, tense, talky ...
Plot: spy, mossad, war criminal, cold war, world war two, jewish, secret agents, nazi, espionage, nazi hunter, redemption, female protagonist ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 90s, 70s, year 1997 ...
Place: israel, middle east, berlin germany, east germany, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Goodbye, Children (1987)
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: sad, art house, sentimental, gloomy, emotional ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: world war two, nazi, jewish, friendship, nazism, anti semitism, holocaust, catholic, coming of age, schoolboy, childhood, school ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: france, germany, poland, vatican, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 136K
The Book Thief (2013)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, USA
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: sentimental, touching, serious, emotional, sad ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, family outing, chick flick
Plot: world war two, holocaust, jewish, nazi, war, adoption, childhood, human spirit, nazi germany, life is a bitch, against humanity, nazism ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1941, year 1939, year 1938 ...
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Lives of Others (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A tragic love story set in East Berlin with the backdrop of an undercover Stasi controlled culture. Stasi captain Wieler is ordered to follow author Dreyman and plunges deeper and deeper into his life until he reaches the threshold of doubting the ...
Style: gloomy, tense, reflective, political, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cold war, surveillance, spy, berlin wall, stasi, iron curtain, espionage, communism, redemption, voyeurism, interrogation, loneliness ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, 20th century, 90s
Place: east germany, berlin germany, germany, europe, east berlin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Man with the Iron Heart (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Thriller, War
Country: France, Belgium, UK, USA, Germany, Hungary
Duration: 120 min.
Story: With the Third Reich is at his peak in 1942, the Czech resistance in London plans the most ambitious military operation of WWII – Anthropoid. Two young recruits are sent to Prague to assassinate the most ruthless Nazi leader – Reinhardt ...
Style: bloody, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating
Plot: world war two, assassination, nazi, nazism, resistance, paratrooper, naval officer, european history, suicide, genocide, assassin, church ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, year 1941, year 1929, year 1939
Place: prague, central europe, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Never Look Away (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 189 min.
Story: Inspired by real events and spanning three eras of German history, film tells the story of Kurt, a young art student who falls in love with fellow student, Ellie. Ellie’s father, Professor Seeband, a famous doctor, is dismayed at his daughter’s ...
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, sincere, epic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: painter, art gallery, nazism, artist, father daughter relationship, abortion, world war two, forced abortion, sex scene, pregnancy, nazi, romantic relationship ...
Time: year 1937, 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1966 ...
Place: east germany, west berlin west germany, berlin germany, germany, west germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.2
 49K
Anthropoid (2016)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Czech Republic, UK, USA, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In December 1941, Czech soldier Jozef Gabčík and Jan Kubiš parachute into their occupied homeland to assassinate Nazi officer Reinhard Heydrich
Style: factual, clever, emotional, realistic, social ...
Plot: nazi, world war two, conspiracy, assassination, nazi occupation, betrayal, torture, gestapo, third reich, friendship between men, suspicion, repression ...
Time: 1940s, year 1938, 1930s, year 1942
Place: prague, germany, berlin germany, israel, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: suspenseful, psychological, serious, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: world war two, concentration camp, holocaust, genocide, anti semitism, survival, hidden identity, uncover truth, life is a bitch, undercover, forbidden love, moral dilemma ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: hungary, switzerland, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 15K
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, bleak, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: survival, world war two, nazi, nazism, coming of age, youth, hitler, holocaust, jewish, war, children, child as adult ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, 20th century, year 1945
Place: germany, poland, australia, berlin germany, hamburg germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 11K
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, harsh, uplifting, sincere, social ...
Plot: holocaust, jewish, world war two, atrocity, survival, nazi, war, nudity (full frontal - brief), refugee, human spirit, sewer, mistrust ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945, year 2008, 2000s
Place: poland, israel, germany, eastern europe, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Army of Shadows (1969)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Betrayed by an informant, Philippe Gerbier (Lino Ventura) finds himself trapped in a torturous Nazi prison camp. Though Gerbier escapes to rejoin the Resistance in occupied Marseilles, France, and exacts his revenge on the informant, he must ...
Style: visually appealing, realistic, stylized, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, french resistance, terrorist, espionage, war, spy, resistance, nazi, gangsters, betrayal, intrigue, german ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943, year 1942
Place: paris france, france, marseille, vichy, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 356K
Downfall (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Austria, Italy
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, harsh, atmospheric, intense ...
Plot: world war two, war, suicide, hitler, nazi, nazism, holocaust, fascism, national socialism, third reich, courage, betrayal ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, 20th century, year 1942
Place: berlin germany, germany, poland, prague, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.4
 80K
Come and See (1985)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The invasion of a village in Byelorussia by German forces sends young Florya into the forest to join the weary Resistance fighters, against his family's wishes. There he meets a girl, Glasha, who accompanies him back to his village. On ...
Style: bleak, thought provoking, rough, disturbing, harsh ...
Plot: world war two, genocide, against humanity, brutality, war crime, atrocity, occupation, fascism, great patriotic war, war, massacre, mass murder ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, 20th century
Place: ussr, poland, germany, europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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 ⇓
28%
 6.3
 53K
Hart's War (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Fourth-generation Army Col. William McNamara is imprisoned in a brutal German POW camp. Still, as the senior-ranking American officer, he commands his fellow inmates, keeping a sense of honor alive in a place where honor is easy to destroy, all ...
Style: realistic, tense, factual, harsh, suspense ...
Plot: world war two, war, prison, military, nazi, escape, racism, pow, soldier, propaganda, torture, russian ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, poland, europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
 21K
Enigma (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A romantic thriller based around the World War 2 project to crack the codes behind the Enigma machine, used by the Germans to encrypt messages sent to their submarines.
Style: clever, factual, tricky, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, nazi, code breaking, wartime, submarine, espionage, war, spy, secret service, conspiracy, idealism, moral ambiguity ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: poland, scotland, london, germany, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Statement (2003)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada, France, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film is set in France in the 1990s, the French were defeated by the Germans early in World War II, an armistice was signed in 1940 which effectively split France into a German occupied part in the North and a semi-independent part in the south ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, intense, serious, harsh ...
Plot: war criminal, world war two, investigation, politics, murder, justice, on the run, fighting the system, jewish, nazi, life is a bitch, state affairs ...
Time: 1940s, 90s
Place: france, poland, europe, paris france, vichy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (2005)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: True story of Germany's most famous anti-Nazi heroine brought to thrilling, dramatic life. Sophie Scholl stars Julia Jentsch in a luminous performance as the fearless activist of the underground student resistance group, The White Rose. Armed ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, sincere, tense, emotional ...
Plot: nazism, world war two, resistance, politics, death sentence, nazi germany, historical character, nazi, gestapo, lawyer, rebellion, fighting the system ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, 20th century
Place: germany, poland, berlin germany, east germany, munich germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Enemy at the Gates (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Ireland, UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Enemy at the Gates is a war film from Jean-Jacques Annaud from 2001 that takes place during the battle of Stalingard in World War II between the Russians and the Germans.
Style: epic, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, world war two, war, military, german, friendship, heroes, death, nazi, courage, russian, winter ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, 20th century
Place: ussr, poland, germany, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%