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Labyrinth of Lies (2014)
Labyrinth of Lies (2014)
Original name: Im Labyrinth des Schweigens
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young prosecutor in postwar West Germany investigates a massive conspiracy to cover up the Nazi pasts of prominent public figures.
Style: serious, disturbing, tense, thought provoking, captivating, realistic, heartbreaking, emotional, dramatic, based on true events ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: holocaust, nazi, idealism, fighting the system, uncover truth, nazi officer, rebellion, dishonesty, against humanity, genocide, justice, investigation, lawyer, legal, courtroom, research, prosecutor, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, post world war two, ends with biographical notes, ends with historical notes, character study, unlikely friendships, corruption, world war two ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1958, 1950s, year 1963
Place: germany, west germany, frankfurt germany, berlin germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, thought provoking and captivating films with plots about society, life is a bitch, nazi, holocaust, idealism, world war two and anti semitism mostly in Drama, History and War genres. Some movies like Labyrinth of Lies: Schindler's List (1993), Woman in Gold (2015), After the Truth (1999), Eichmann (2007), Shores of Hope (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Schindler's List (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, concentration camp, genocide, rescue, against humanity, ghetto, jewish, anti semitism, wartime, nazi, war ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, 1990s, 90s
Place: poland, germany, europe, central europe, israel
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Woman in Gold (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover a world famous painting of her aunt plundered by the Nazis during World War II, she believes rightfully belongs to her family. She did so not just to regain ...
Style: captivating, realistic, based on true events, sincere, intense ...
Plot: holocaust, stolen painting, legal action, injustice, justice, art, old woman, famous painting, adventure, courtroom drama, storytelling, legal ...
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Place: austria, vienna, los angeles, washington d.c., usa ...
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After the Truth (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The famous Nazi-Doctor Dr. Josef Mengele - the "death angel of Auschwitz", who killed more than 300.000 people - comes back from his hide out in Argentina to Germany as a 87 year old man. He must stand up in front of a court for his ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, controversial, thought provoking ...
Plot: courtroom, holocaust, uncover truth, dedicated lawyer, life is a bitch, against humanity, legal, courtroom drama, moral dilemma, power relations, life turned upside down, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany
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Eichmann (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Hungary, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based upon the final confession of Adolf Eichmann, made before his execution in Israel, of his role in Hitler's plan for the final solution.
Style: serious, disturbing, sincere, captivating, tense ...
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, genocide, life is a bitch, prison, confined, prison life, courtroom drama, society, courtroom, investigation, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s, 60s, 40s ...
Place: europe, israel, middle east, budapest hungary, budapest
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Shores of Hope (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In this vivid historical drama set in 1980s East Germany, two dockworkers and best friends who dream of escaping the repressive regime are forced to choose their loyalties when the state police promise them safe passage out of the country — if ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense
Plot: friendship, ambition, relationship vs career, crimes, danger, dishonesty, moral dilemma, investigation, betrayal, snitch, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, interracial romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: germany, gdr, german democratic republic, east germany
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Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. Chief Justice Haywood hears evidence and testimony not only from lead defendant Ernst Janning and his ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, emotional, sincere, talky ...
Plot: courtroom drama, judge, war crime, jews, world war two, holocaust, jewish, redemption, german, cold war, legal, against humanity ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 40s, 20th century, year 1945 ...
Place: germany, europe, poland, berlin germany
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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, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, nazism, concentration camp, injustice, against humanity, genocide, survival, anti semitism, danger, occupation, wartime life, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1942
Place: france, paris france, europe, vichy, germany
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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, rebellion, survival, world war two, concentration camp, nazi, anti semitism, redemption, smuggling, human spirit, against humanity, war ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: europe, poland, germany, budapest, budapest hungary ...
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Alleged (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Alleged is a romantic drama based on events occurring behind the scenes and outside the courtroom of the famous Scopes "Monkey Trial" of 1925. Charles Anderson, a talented young reporter, feels trapped working for his deceased ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: fighting the system, rivalry, moral dilemma, idealism, ambition, romance, dedicated lawyer, hopes, journalism, price of justice, righting the wronged, columnist ...
Place: tennessee
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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, wartime life, human spirit, state affairs, world war two, leadership ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe, poland
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Hanussen (1988)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary, West Germany, Austria
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A man's story parallels Hitler's rise. Austrian Klaus Schneider, wounded in World War I, recovers in the care of Dr. Emil Bettleheim. Bettleheim discovers that Schneider possesses powers of empathy and of clairvoyance, such that could aid ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: hypnosis, clairvoyant, assassination, nazism, uncover truth, wartime life, battles, anti semitism, world war one, moral dilemma, society, totalitarianism ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1930s
Place: germany, berlin germany
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Nowhere in Africa (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A Jewish woman named Jettel Redlich flees Nazi Germany with her daughter Regina, to join her husband, Walter, on a farm in Kenya. At first, Jettel refuses to adjust to her new circumstances, bringing with her a set of china dishes and an evening ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, wartime life, understanding, friendship, family relations, exile, farm, culture clash, starting over, hopes, society ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: africa, kenya, germany, poland, israel
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The Nasty Girl (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a young woman investigates her town's Nazi past, the community turns against her.
Style: realistic, witty, suspense, serious, biting ...
Plot: haunted by the past, holocaust, nudity (full frontal - brief), uncover truth, contests and competitions, against humanity, war crime, investigation, profanity, graphic violence, sexual content, wartime life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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The Final Solution: The Wannsee Conference (1984)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Austria, West Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A real time recreation of the 1942 Wannsee Conference, in which leading SS and Nazi Party officals gathered to discuss the "Final Solution to the Jewish Question". Led by SS-General Reinhard Heydrich, the Wannsee Conference was the ...
Style: contemplative, realistic, serious, disturbing, captivating ...
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Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1942
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Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (2005)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
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Genre: Drama, History
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Style: thought provoking, talky, serious, sincere, factual ...
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JFK (1991)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
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Duration: 189 min.
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Style: thought provoking, serious, captivating, controversial, disturbing ...
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Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, 1960s
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Afterburn (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on a true story, one woman takes on the U.S. military and General Dynamics; maker of the F-16, thought to be the very best tactical fighter in the world. Air Force Captain Theodore T. Harduvel was one of the best F-16 pilots the U.S. had to ...
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Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: tense, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, harsh ...
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Style: realistic, sincere, serious, captivating, gloomy ...
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The Eichmann Show (2015)
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Nuremberg (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, War
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Les Misérables (1995)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 175 min.
Story: In France during World War II, a poor and illiterate man, Henri Fortin (Jean-Paul Belmondo), is introduced to Victor Hugo's classic novel Les Misérables and begins to see parallels between the book and his own life.
Style: epic, emotional, gloomy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, jewish, redemption, lawyer, injustice, against the odds, political unrest, resistance, pursuit, occupation, boxer, nun ...
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Perlasca: The Courage of a Just Man (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
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