Movies like Walking with the Enemy

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Walking with the Enemy (2013)
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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 country to the Nazis, who quickly move Hungarians to ghettos and death camps, with no hope in sight. But the despair changes when a young man named Elek emerges. Separated from his family during the relocations and aided by the woman he loves , Elek defies the enemy by becoming one of them. In a race against time, disguised as a Nazi Officer he embarks on a mission to save his family and thousands of his countrymen.
Style: bleak, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: holocaust, war, ghetto, confined, family relations, life is a bitch, danger, chases and races, dishonesty, wartime life, hidden identity, race against time, defiant, against humanity, forceful separation, concentration camp, love, dancing, sniper, horse, airplane, village, spy, nazi, money ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1944, year 1939, year 1980, year 1993, year 1976 ...
Place: hungary, europe, russia, germany, switzerland, budapest, budapest hungary

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Most similar movies to Walking with the Enemy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, emotional and dramatic films with plots about death, german, world war two, nazi, survival, murder and war mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Walking with the Enemy: Schindler's List (1993), Bent (1997), The Grey Zone (2001), 25 Fireman's Street (1973), The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008). 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, serious, emotional, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, ghetto, against humanity, rescue, anti semitism, genocide, survival, war, confined, jewish, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, 1990s
Place: poland, germany, europe, israel
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100%
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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, emotional, realistic, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, survival, friendship, dehumanization, war, gay, homosexuality, nazi, jewish, male nudity, death ...
Time: 40s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s, year 1944
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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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: serious, factual, depressing, harsh, compassionate ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, survival, redemption, smuggling, human spirit, against humanity, danger, anti semitism, war, hopes, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1944
Place: europe, poland, germany, budapest hungary, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: surreal, serious, talky, realistic, pre war
Plot: attic, anti war, rebelliousness, social differences, introspection, society, anti semitism, haunted by the past, firefighter, forbidden love, soldier, parents and children ...
Place: hungary, former yugoslavia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (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, emotional, serious, heartbreaking, disturbing ...
Audience: kids
Plot: holocaust, friendship, concentration camp, against humanity, childhood, jewish, young heroes, wartime life, nazism, atrocity, nazi germany, tragic event ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, poland, europe, berlin germany, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Fateless (2005)
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 ...
Style: sincere, bleak, serious, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, bus, survival, escapades, life is a bitch, soldier, coming of age, destiny, infected, teenage life, heroes ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, budapest, europe, slovakia, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Flame and 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, suspenseful, serious, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: resistance, gestapo, dishonesty, betrayal, assassin, double agent, traitor, nazism, war, ss, fight back, plan gone awry ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1940, year 1944
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen, stockholm sweden, sweden ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.7
 114
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: bleak, emotional, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: survival, anti semitism, holocaust, rabbi, danger, society, urban, coming of age, youth, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, america, holy land ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Operation Finale (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In 1960, a team of Israeli secret agents is deployed to find Adolf Eichmann, the infamous Nazi architect of the Holocaust, supposedly hidden in Argentina, and get him to Israel to be judged.
Style: based on true events, national socialism, ambiguous ending, tense
Plot: nazi, war criminal, jewish, chase, manhunt, storytelling, mission, period piece, secret mission, culture clash, life risking, mossad ...
Time: 60s, year 1944, year 1945, year 1954, year 1960 ...
Place: argentina, israel, germany, tel aviv israel, buenos aires argentina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Flowers of War (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 146 min.
Story: A Westerner finds refuge with a group of women in a church during Japan's rape of Nanking in 1937. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to safety.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: prostitute, rape, atrocity, forced prostitution, priest, massacre, student, suffering, war crime, brothel, life is a bitch, war ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, year 1937
Place: china, asia, japan, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.3
 384
Haven (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: This is the true story of a woman named Ruth Gruber who travels to Europe to help escort 1000 Jewish War victims to the United States. She comes to love and feel sorry for them all, and fights for their rights to live in America.
Style: uplifting, captivating, sincere, emotional, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, quarantine, anti semitism, d day, ship, deportation, survival, confined, against humanity, life is a bitch, heroic mission, society ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: europe, new york, switzerland, germany, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.2
 129K
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: epic, realistic, emotional, captivating, rough ...
Plot: jewish, camp, holocaust, russian, survival, war, escape, self sacrifice, forest, partisan, rebellion, nazism ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1941, year 1942
Place: poland, europe, germany, israel, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Landscape After Battle (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Film opens with the mad rush of haphazard freedom as the concentration camps are liberated. Men are trying to grab food, change clothes, bury their tormentors they find alive. Then they are herded into other camps as the Allies try to devise policy ...
Style: gloomy, touching, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: survival, concentration camp, holocaust, confined, unfulfillment, writer's life, dealing with death, hopes, war, love and romance, against humanity, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1945
Place: poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.6
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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, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, survival, anti semitism, german, jewish, hidden identity, ghetto, concentration camp, communism, homosexual, roommate, nazism ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: latvia, germany, poland, europe, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.5
 12K
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 ...
Style: epic, realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, fascism, politics, society, family life, political unrest, state affairs, siblings relations, dictatorship, generation gap, fencing ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s, 1950s ...
Place: serbia, hungary, europe, israel, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Aryan Couple (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 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: realistic, gloomy, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: concentration camp, anti semitism, holocaust, danger, espionage, genocide, family life, political unrest, hidden identity, survival, palaces castles and temples, society ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: switzerland, hungary, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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: emotional, serious, bleak, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, refugee, danger, captivity, society, escapades, life is a bitch, war, wartime life, hopes, against humanity ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: russia, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Triumph of the Spirit (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport, War
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Fact based story about a former Greek Olympic boxer who was taken as a prisoner during World war II and placed in the Auschwitz prison camp. There he was permitted to survive as long as he fought for the amusement of his captors. His father and ...
Style: realistic, bleak, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, survival, auschwitz, boxing, boxer, family in danger, contests and competitions, sport, anti heroes, war, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s ...
Place: poland, europe, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Alone Yet Not Alone (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Fleeing religious persecution in Germany, the Leininger family seeks a new start in uncharted country - America. It is the mid-1700s and British and French forces are struggling for control over the abundant resources of this new territory. Carving ...
Style: epic, realistic, stylized, emotional, serious ...
Plot: native american white relationships, captivity, family in danger, woman in danger, danger, americana, religions or cults, religious, society, confined, immigrants, siblings relations ...
Time: 18th century
Place: ohio, usa, america, pennsylvania, delaware ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Miracle at St. Anna (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Miracle at St. Anna chronicles the story of four American soldiers who are members of the all-black 92nd "Buffalo Soldier" Division stationed in Tuscany, Italy during World War II.
Style: epic, realistic, serious, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: village, soldier, partisan, behind enemy lines, war crime, racism, war, military, danger, battles, occupation, military life ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 80s, year 1983, year 1944 ...
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, bahamas, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Aimee & Jaguar (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Berlin 1943/44 ("The Battle of Berlin"). Felice, an intelligent and courageous Jewish woman who lives under a false name, belongs to an underground organization. Lilly, a devoted mother of four, though an occasional unfaithful wife, is ...
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, lesbian, fall in love, lesbian relationship, nazi, concentration camp, infidelity, deportation, ghetto, woman in danger, true love, impossible love ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1943, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 8.2
 301K
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: national socialism, bleak, realistic, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: nazism, confined, suicide, war, siege, paranoia, marriage, fear, birthday, loyalty, execution, army ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1945, year 1942
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, frankfurt germany, munich germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.8
 2K
Guernica (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The fates of Henry - an American correspondent - and Teresa, one of the Republic's censors during the Spanish Civil War.
Style: based on true events
Plot: journalist, civil war, war, propaganda, chicken, girl, bare breasts, nazism, cross, apology, dancing, phone booth ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two, year 1937, year 1939, year 1975
Place: spain, basque country
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: touching, realistic, sincere, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: friendship, romance, dishonesty, politics, couples, rebelliousness, siblings relations, couple relations, nosy, love and romance, fall in love, unlikely couple ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s, pre world war two, year 1937
Place: china, asia, hong kong, macau, shanghai ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.2
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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: sincere, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: holocaust, train, survival, anti semitism, captivity, life is a bitch, wartime life, voyeurism, obsession, twins, forbidden love, fashion ...
Time: 1940s
Place: europe, poland, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.1
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Pearl Harbor (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 183 min.
Story: The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with beautiful Naval nurse Evelyn Johnson. But the rivalry between the friends-turned-foes ...
Style: sentimental, exciting, romantic, epic, factual ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, war, love and romance, tragic event, friends, navy, aerial combats, world war two, love, patriotism, childhood friend, pilot ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1942, year 1941, 1940s ...
Place: hawaii, pearl harbor, battleship, england, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: realistic, serious, captivating, thought provoking, gloomy ...
Plot: fascism, holocaust, anti semitism, tennis, confined, life is a bitch, wartime life, family life, family relations, society, deportation, jewish ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1930s, 30s, 1940s ...
Place: italy, europe, africa, israel, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Water Diviner (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In 1919, Australian farmer Joshua Connor travels to Turkey to discover the fate of his three sons, reported missing in action. Holding on to hope, Joshua must travel across the war-torn landscape to find the truth and his own peace.
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, compassionate, suspense ...
Plot: missing person, missing son, family drama, parents and children, redemption, death of son, loss of son, father son relationship, promise, husband wife relationship, world war one, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1915, year 1919
Place: australia, turkey, ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, england
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57%
 6.2
 6K
Good (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Germany, Hungary, Cayman Islands
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: realistic, psychological, gloomy, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: nazism, friendship, politics, moral dilemma, anti semitism, euthanasia, friends, family relations, human nature, society, family life, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, year 1918, year 1942, 1940s ...
Place: germany, europe, paris france, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Sweden, Hungary
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Swedish account of Raoul Wallenberg, the man responsible for the largest rescue of Jews during World War II.
Style: thought provoking, uplifting, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: rescue, anti semitism, politics, genocide, holocaust, ghetto, swedish, hungarian, uncover truth, immigrants, against humanity, confined ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, hungary, sweden, stockholm sweden, moscow russia ...
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56%
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