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, spy, nazi, money, jewish ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1944, year 1939, year 1993, year 1976, year 1975 ...
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 realistic, serious, emotional and dramatic films with plots about death, german, world war two, survival, war, murder and cigarette smoking mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Walking with the Enemy: Bent (1997), The Grey Zone (2001), 25 Fireman's Street (1973), The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008), Fateless (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, gloomy, realistic, 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
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95%
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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, against humanity, human spirit, moral dilemma, rebelliousness, pow, anti semitism, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944, 1940s
Place: europe, poland, germany, budapest hungary, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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, talky, realistic, surreal, pre war
Plot: attic, anti semitism, haunted by the past, battles, forbidden love, firefighter, society, anti war, social differences, rebelliousness, introspection, against humanity ...
Place: hungary, former yugoslavia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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, disturbing, gloomy ...
Audience: kids
Plot: holocaust, friendship, concentration camp, against humanity, childhood, jewish, young heroes, nazism, wartime life, atrocity, tragic event, gas chamber ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, poland, europe, switzerland, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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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, disturbing ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, bus, survival, danger, youth, soldier, destiny, coming of age, innocence lost, resentment, rebelliousness ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, budapest, europe, slovakia, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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, psychological, gloomy, sincere, serious ...
Plot: resistance, dishonesty, betrayal, assassin, double agent, gestapo, traitor, nazism, war, partners, political unrest, couples ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1940, year 1944
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen, stockholm sweden, copenhagen denmark ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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: realistic, rough, serious, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: rabbi, holocaust, survival, anti semitism, parents and children, coming of age, urban, society, family relations, escapades, youth, danger ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: germany, europe, black sea, america, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: prostitute, rape, atrocity, priest, massacre, student, war crime, suffering, brothel, forced prostitution, life is a bitch, war ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, year 1937
Place: china, asia, japan, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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: disturbing, serious, emotional, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, d day, anti semitism, quarantine, survival, ship, deportation, politics, immigrants, life is a bitch, war, state affairs ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: europe, new york, washington d.c., germany, harvard university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: holocaust, fascism, anti semitism, politics, siblings relations, state affairs, society, family life, political unrest, generation gap, dictatorship, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 1920s, 1900s, 1910s ...
Place: hungary, serbia, europe, israel, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.2
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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, partisan, forest, nazism, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1941, year 1942
Place: poland, europe, germany, israel, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: touching, gloomy, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: survival, concentration camp, confined, love and romance, war, dealing with death, romance, unfulfillment, hopes, against humanity, danger, holocaust ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1945
Place: poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 13K
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, tense, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: german, holocaust, survival, anti semitism, jewish, hidden identity, homosexual, concentration camp, ghetto, communism, roommate, nazism ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 30s, 1940s
Place: latvia, germany, poland, europe, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, master and servant, state affairs, golden years, life is a bitch, confined, society, moral dilemma, danger, political unrest ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: switzerland, hungary, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: serious, stylized, emotional, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: captivity, native american white relationships, immigrants, confined, siblings relations, family relations, danger, family problems, political unrest, americana, society, religious ...
Time: 18th century
Place: ohio, usa, america, delaware, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.7
 1K
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: gloomy, emotional, bleak, serious, sincere ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, refugee, life is a bitch, confined, against humanity, war, hopes, wartime life, captivity, society, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: russia, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, survival, boxing, auschwitz, boxer, confined, anti heroes, sport, love and romance, contests and competitions, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s ...
Place: poland, europe, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: serious, touching, emotional, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, ghetto, anti semitism, rescue, war, survival, genocide, against humanity, nazism, confined, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1990s, 1930s
Place: poland, germany, europe, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, suspenseful, sincere, serious ...
Plot: village, soldier, partisan, behind enemy lines, war crime, racism, war, military, survival, battles, military life, society ...
Time: 80s, 40s, 20th century, year 1983, year 1984 ...
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, florence italy, harlem manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: thought provoking, emotional, serious, sincere, sexual ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, lesbian, fall in love, lesbian relationship, nazi, infidelity, deportation, concentration camp, wartime life, woman in danger, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1943
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 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, war, civil war, clock, spanish civil war, beret, kissing in the rain, forced confession, translation, 360 degree well shot, bloody face, german soldier ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two, year 1975, year 1939, year 1937
Place: spain, basque country
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 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, paranoia, fear, execution, loyalty, siege, marriage, secretary, birthday ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1942, year 1945
Place: germany, europe, bavaria, frankfurt germany, prague czechoslovakia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, fall in love, couples, nosy, family relations, unlikely couple, siblings relations, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s, pre world war two, year 1937
Place: china, asia, shanghai, macau, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 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: realistic, psychological, tense, serious, sincere ...
Plot: holocaust, train, survival, anti semitism, captivity, confined, life is a bitch, against humanity, war, obsession, voyeurism, forbidden love ...
Time: 1940s
Place: holland, poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.1
 291K
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, military, navy, aerial combats, love, patriotism, battles, childhood friend ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1920s, year 1942, 1940s ...
Place: hawaii, pearl harbor, battleship, england, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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: touching, sentimental, gloomy, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: fascism, holocaust, anti semitism, tennis, society, family life, life is a bitch, family relations, wartime life, confined, deportation, jewish ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1930s, 30s, 1940s ...
Place: italy, europe, africa, israel, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, parents and children, redemption, death of son, loss of son, father son relationship, promise, husband wife relationship, world war one, family drama, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1919, year 1915
Place: australia, turkey, ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 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: gloomy, psychological, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: nazism, friendship, moral dilemma, anti semitism, politics, euthanasia, human nature, society, friends, family relations, life is a bitch, family life ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, year 1918, year 1942, year 1938 ...
Place: germany, europe, paris france, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: realistic, thought provoking, uplifting, emotional, serious ...
Plot: rescue, genocide, holocaust, ghetto, politics, anti semitism, hungarian, swedish, survival, racism, political unrest, heroes ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, hungary, sweden, stockholm sweden, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: There were five Marines and one Navy Corpsman photographed raising the U.S. flag on Mt. Suribachi by Joe Rosenthal on February 23, 1945. This is the story of three of the six surviving servicemen – John 'Doc' Bradley, Pvt. Rene Gagnon ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, touching, sincere ...
Plot: military, fame, loss of friend, war, survival, danger, homecoming, selflessness, propaganda, battles, state affairs, battle zone ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia, usa, manhattan new york city, washington d.c. ...
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