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March of millions (2007)
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March of millions (2007)
Original name: Die Flucht
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 180 min.
Story: In 1944 many Germans in Eastern Prussia believed like Lena von Mahlenberg, daughter of a local aristocrat, that Hitler would surrender and spare them from being invaded by the vengeful Russian Red Army. He didn't and they had to flee.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, captivating
Plot: world war two, war, escape, family relations, wartime life, survival, parents and children, life is a bitch, eastern front, fight, aristocracy, nobility, nazi, third reich, nazi germany, refugee, evacuation, german history, on the run, winter, wehrmacht, strong female presence, woman in danger, party, snow ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: berlin germany, germany

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Most similar movies to March of millions

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, bleak and captivating films with plots about world war two, wartime life, war, nazi, danger, life is a bitch and soldier mostly in War, Drama and History genres. Some movies like March of millions: The Edelweiss Pirates (2004), In the Fog (2012), Nina's House (2005), Burnt by the Sun 2: Citadel (2011), Burnt by the Sun 2: Exodus (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Edelweiss Pirates (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Im Kölner Stadtteil Ehrenfeld lebt eine Gruppe von Arbeiterkindern kurz vor Ende des Zweiten Weltkriegs ihren ganz eigenen Alltag. Die selbsternannten „Edelweißpiraten“ träumen von einer gerechten Welt und sehnen sich nach der unbeschwerten ...
Style: realistic, tense, captivating, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: resistance, wartime life, world war two, nazi germany, human spirit, young heroes, rebellion, idealism, captivity, rebelliousness, confined, against humanity ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 20th century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.7
 3K
In the Fog (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Netherlands, Belarus, Russia, Latvia
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Western frontiers of the USSR, 1942. The region is under German occupation. A man is wrongly accused of collaboration. Desperate to save his dignity, he faces an impossible moral choice.
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, false accusation, nazi occupation, moral dilemma, survival, life is a bitch, human nature, wartime life, war, collaboration, resistance fighter, nazi ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 6.0
 232
Nina's House (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Starting in 1944 in the wake of the Liberation and continuing into the '60s, 'houses of hope' were established to lend a semblance of continuity to youngsters orpahaned by the war. Nina's Home takes place between September 1944 ...
Style: uplifting, serious, captivating, touching, emotional ...
Plot: adoption, holocaust, orphanage, confined, survival, family relations, society, against humanity, frame up, anti semitism, religions or cults, war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Burnt by the Sun 2: Citadel (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The final part of Mikhalkov's trilogy about Divisional Commander Kotov finds him returning home during World War II having been betrayed, narrowly escaped execution for treason and nearly reduced to dust in a prison camp. Only to discover that ...
Style: realistic, stylized, atmospheric, serious, epic ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, life is a bitch, wartime life, dishonesty, war, battles, family problems, injustice, family relations, battle zone, nurse ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: ussr, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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Burnt by the Sun 2: Exodus (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 181 min.
Story: Epic film about WWII, a sequel to Utomlyonnye solntsem (1994). Evil Stalin is terrorizing people of Russia while the Nazis are advancing. Russian officer Kotov, who miraculously survived the death sentence in Stalin's Purge, is now fighting in ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: world war two, military, wartime life, dishonesty, life is a bitch, state affairs, soldier, war, family relations, battles, father daughter relationship, prisoner ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1941, year 1943
Place: ussr, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.8
 2K
The Turncoat (2020)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Directed by Academy Award-winner Florian Gallenberger from Sigefried Lenz's international bestseller, "Der Überläufer" is set in the summer of 1944. German soldier Walter Proska is about to return to the Eastern Front when his train ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, unusual plot structure, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, partisan, german soldier, nazi germany, pow, eastern front, defector, border crossing, loyalty, brother brother relationship, abuse, jail ...
Time: year 1945, 1940s, year 1956, post world war two, year 1944
Place: berlin germany, east berlin, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.7
 2K
Rosenstrasse (2003)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 136 min.
Story: When Ruth's husband dies in New York, in 2000, she imposes strict Jewish mourning, which puzzles her children. A stranger comes to the house - Ruth's cousin - with a picture of Ruth, age 8, in Berlin, with a woman the cousin says helped ...
Style: uplifting, serious, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, nazi germany, world war two, jewish, anti semitism, wartime life, human spirit, life is a bitch, couple relations, hopes, society, nazi ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, germany, europe, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Winter in Wartime (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: During World War II in the freezing Netherlands winter of 1944/1945 the western Netherlands are in the grip of a famine. Many people move east to provide for their families. Fourteen year old Michiel can't wait to join the Dutch resistance, to ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, coming of age, resistance movement, wartime life, war, winter, execution, occupation, nazism, nazi, resistance, nazi occupation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: netherlands, europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 4.9
 2K
Resistance (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It is 1944 and the D-Day invasion has failed, Germany's army have successfully invaded England and the Nazi war-machine is now heading west towards Wales. A group of women in an isolated Welsh village near the English border wake up to ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: wartime life, missing person, espionage, life is a bitch, undercover, war, world war two, alternate universe, strong female presence, horse, german soldier, woman ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945, year 1944
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.9
 1K
The Bridge (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A group of German boys is ordered to protect a small bridge in their home village during the waning months of the second world war. Truckloads of defeated, cynical Wehrmacht soldiers flee the approaching American troops, but the boys, full of ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, rough
Plot: world war two, war, military, soldier, heroic mission, left to die, young heroes, combat casualty, american soldier, nazi, german history, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1945
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.0
 9K
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: thought provoking, emotional, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, nazism, holocaust survivor, world war two, nazi germany, german occupation, jewish, genocide, injustice, against humanity, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, post world war two, year 1942
Place: france, paris france, vichy, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.6
 3K
This Life (2012)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The true story of the Fiil's a family of innkeepers who during Nazi-Germany's occupation of Denmark took up arms against the German occupiers. But in the fight for freedom, some must die so that others may live.
Style: emotional, disturbing, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: world war two, resistance, nazi occupation, sabotage, resistance fighter, war, heroes, freedom fighter, nazi, battles, wartime, heroism ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: denmark, germany, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Rotterdam Bombing (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A thrilling love story between the young boxer Vincent and the German Eva, who soon has to marry with the middle-aged Dirk to save her family. While the war starts in the Netherlands their impossible love inflames. May 14, 1940, the day that the ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, life is a bitch, wartime life, bombing, arranged marriage, society, social differences, german occupation, romance, unfulfillment, brother sister relationship, forbidden love ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 3.1
 879
Brother's War (2009)
Genre: History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story is set in the latter days of World War 2, against the backdrop of fierce combat on the eastern front. Brother's War is based on real events.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: world war two, eastern front, friendship, battles, survival, military, human spirit, confined, heroes, life is a bitch, race against time, on the run ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Stalingrad (1993)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 134 min.
Story: "Stalingrad" follows the progress of a German Platoon through the brutal fighting of the Battle of Stalingrad. After having half their number wiped out and after being placed under the command of a sadistic Captain, the Lieutenant of the ...
Style: realistic, rough, gloomy, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, war, german, nazism, russian, soldier, survival, starvation, battles, military life, wehrmacht, eastern front ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942, year 1943
Place: russia, east germany, berlin germany, germany, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Germany Pale Mother (1980)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Germany 1939. Hans and Lene marry the day before the war breaks out, and Hans is sent to the Eastern front. During a bombing raid their daughter Anna is born. The house is destroyed and Lene and Anna moves in with relatives in Berlin. Hans survives ...
Style: art house, realistic, serious, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: world war two, german history, woman, anti war, nazi, art, nazi germany, german woman, motherhood, drunkenness, life is a bitch, soldier ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, 1930s, year 1939
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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 ⇓
59%
 6.6
 3K
Dresden (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 176 min.
Story: At a Dresden hospital in 1945, nurse Anna Mauth (Felicitas Woll) cares for badly injured British pilot Robert Newman (John Light), whom Anna believes to be a German deserter. As Allied forces close in, Anna grows close to Robert despite her ...
Style: captivating, tense, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, war, bombing, behind enemy lines, survival, military, moral dilemma, love affair, wartime life, romance, fall in love, military life ...
Time: 1940s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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In the Presence of Mine Enemies (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the Warsau Ghetto of 1943, one man's struggle to keep his family together leads him to the ultimate crisis of faith, and one final chance at redemption. Written by legendary 'Twilight Zone' creator, Rod Sterling.
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, emotional, disturbing ...
Plot: world war two, rabbi, holocaust, jewish, life is a bitch, society, misfit, against humanity, confined, survival, war, family relations ...
Time: 1940s
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.0
 5K
Leningrad (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When in 1941 Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union, their troops quickly besieged Leningrad. Foreign journalists are evacuated but one of them, Kate Davies, is presumed dead and misses the plane. Alone in the city she is helped by Nina Tsvetnova a ...
Style: bleak, rough, serious, realistic, gloomy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, siege, hunger, wartime life, battles, survival, soldier, self sacrifice, female protagonist, military, heroic mission, rationing ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, 20th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Counterfeit Traitor (1962)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Blacklisted in modern day WW2, a Swedish oil trader opts to assist British Allies, by means of infiltrating and surveying Nazi Germany.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, spy, espionage, dominatrix, youth, nazi, nazi germany, life is a bitch, state affairs, forgery, dishonesty, undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1942
Place: sweden, germany, europe, stockholm sweden, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.6
 6K
April 9th (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the early morning of April 9th 1940 the Danish army is alerted. The Germans have crossed the border; Denmark is at war against Europe's strongest army. In Southern Jutland Danish bicycle- and motorcycle companies are ordered out, to against ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, war, soldier, military, battles, against the odds, friendship, nazi, judaism, self discovery, wehrmacht ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1940
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
A Woman in Berlin (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A nameless woman keeps a diary as the Russians invade Berlin in the spring of 1945. She is in her early 30s, a patriotic journalist with international credentials; her husband, Gerd, a writer, is an officer at the Russian front. She speaks Russian ...
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, disturbing, sincere
Plot: world war two, war, war crime, wartime life, gang rape, sexual assault, soldier, strong sexual content, rape, sexual abuse, brutality, injustice ...
Time: year 1945, 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Varian's War: The Forgotten Hero (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Varian Fry rescues more than 2,000 artists from Nazi persecution during World War II.
Style: tense, sincere, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, wartime life, uncover truth, hidden identity, moral dilemma, escapades, survival, life is a bitch, rescue, against humanity, state affairs, politics ...
Time: 20th century
Place: france, europe, marseille, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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 ⇓
51%
 5.8
 543
The Gustloff (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Joseph Vilsmaier Two-part TV movie focuses on the tragic events surrounding the sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff, a German passenger ship, at the end of World War II. On 30 January 1945, Captain Hellmuth Kehding was in charge of the ship, evacuating ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: ship, world war two, torpedo, escapades, wartime life, downfall, ocean, confined, military, evacuation, chaos and mayhem, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank (1988)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During the Nazi occupation of Amsterdam, Otto Frank decides to hide his family, who are Jewish, after his daughter Margot is called to appear for transport to a Nazi labour camp. Miep Gies, Otto Frank's office assistant hides them in the attic ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, bleak, disturbing
Plot: holocaust, world war two, jewish, nazi, anti semitism, injustice, society, hopes, against humanity, confined, life is a bitch, war ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Operation Valkyrie (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Austria, Italy
Duration: 131 min.
Story: In 1944, a group of high command officers plot an attempt against Hitler, and one of the leaders of the conspiracy, Stauffenberg (Sebastian Koch), goes to a meeting with the Fuhrer in charge of exploding the place. However, Hitler survives and the ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: world war two, hitler, national socialism, german history, plan gone wrong, nazi, conspiracy, wartime life, military, rebellion, leadership, rebelliousness ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Escape from Sobibor (1987)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 143 min.
Story: During WWII, the death camp at Treblinka had an escape, causing the Commandant at a similar camp in Sobibor to vow (actually threaten) that his camp would never experience the same thing. But those who were its captives, the Jewish laborers that had ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: concentration camp, world war two, pow, holocaust, escape, genocide, against humanity, military, war, captivity, brutality, prison ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Plot to Kill Hitler (1990)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A historical recreation of the 1944 attempt by several German High Command Officers to assassinate Adolf Hitler and take control of the German government.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, nazi, conspiracy, heroes, battles, wehrmacht, wounded man, incompetence, political unrest, wartime life, battle zone, state affairs ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%