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Red Dirt Rising (2010)
 3.8
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Red Dirt Rising (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on a true story, this film shares with us a decade in the lives of Jimmie Lewallen and his wife Carrie as they experience the joys of love and marriage alongside the tragedies of war and poverty (1939-1949).
Plot: world war two, race, automobile racing, nascar, car race, race car, car racing, racing

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out disturbing, captivating, serious and realistic films with plots about world war two, nazi, soldier, coming of age, prison, u.s. army and family relations mostly in Drama, War and Biography genres. Some movies like Red Dirt Rising: Hitler (1962), Class of '44 (1973), Gruber's Journey (2008), Black Birds (1967), Cefalonia (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.7
 332
Hitler (1962)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The private life of Hitler revealed for the first time!
Plot: world war two, hitler, evil man, nazi
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95%
 5.4
 536
Class of '44 (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sequel to "Summer of '42" reunites Hermie, Oscy and Benjie as they graduate from high school. Benjie departs shortly to war while Hermie and Oscy go on to college and experience fraternity hazings, cheating on exams, sex scandals and ...
Plot: autobiography, coming of age, college, world war two, streetcar
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Gruber's Journey (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Romania
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On 22 June 1941, Germany and Romania attack Soviet Russia. Several days later, Curzio Malaparte, the Italian writer who would one day pen the novel « Kaputt », a war correspondent for « Corriere de la Sera », arrives in Iasi, in the north of ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, jewish, anti semitism, mass murder, war correspondent
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 7.2
 71
Black Birds (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: WW2 story about group of prisoners who are trying to escape the death camp, run by local pro-Nazi militia.
Plot: world war two, prison, nazi, concentration camp
Time: 1940s
Place: croatia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 6.5
 127
Cefalonia (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 210 min.
Story: Cefalonia tells the real story about what happened in September 1943 on the Greek island of Kefalonia (Cefalonia in Italian), when the 12,000 men in the Italian 33rd Acqui Infantry Division, following Italy's surrender to the Allied, refused to ...
Plot: world war two, german occupation, surrender, bravery, italian history, island, mass murder, italian army, nazi, soldier, truce
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Wizard of Loneliness (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A family drama.
Plot: world war two, aunt nephew relationship, secret, family relations, uncle, grandmother, coming of age, aunt, war veteran, family secret, teenager, loneliness ...
Time: 1940s
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Plouffe Family (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 227 min.
Story: The lives of the average Quebecois Plouffe family during the final years of the depression and through World War II.
Plot: family relations, world war two, great depression, conscription, catholic, religion, canadian, french canadian
Place: quebec, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.1
 278
Hungarians (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A group of landless Hungarian peasants accept work as migrant-laborers on a farm in northern Germany where the wages are good, and the wives and family are allowed to accompany them. Though it is in the midst of World War II, they are relatively ...
Plot: world war two, pow, humiliation, peasant
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 7.3
 21
Erfolg (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 265 min.
Story: For fans of history, this glimpse of Munich society in the 1920s will be a much-treasured event. The story revolves around an art-gallery manager who puts on a show featuring the scandalous works of a woman artist who committed suicide. He is ...
Plot: world war two, female nudity, greed, politics, smoking, intrigue, bourgeoisie, talking after sex, barefoot woman
Time: 1920s
Place: munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Operation Stadium (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This movie tells a true story about events in Zagreb in 1941. Nazis and their collaborators organized the great gathering of students on Dubrava stadium. The intention was to publicly separate Jews from them which would lead to future pogrom. The ...
Plot: world war two, partisan, invasion, nazi, stadium, firearm
Time: year 1941
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Battle of the Last Panzer (1969)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The film looks through the eyes of the German offense during World War II, specifically a German tank crew who, after losing a battle, struggle to get home.
Plot: tank, world war two, german soldier, u.s. army, bombing
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Treasure Island (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This film has nothing to do with Robert Louis Stevenson's classic story, but rather a naval base of the same name located in San Francisco Bay. Set amid WWII, TREASURE ISLAND follows two American code specialists that are hard at work trying to ...
Style: serious, realistic, experimental
Plot: world war two, code breaking, gays and lesbians, against the rules, infidelity, island, sexual relations, wartime life, ocean, male nudity, gay interest, laboratory ...
Time: 1940s
Place: usa, california, san francisco, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Dawn of a Filmmaker: The Keisuke Kinoshita Story (2013)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Keisuke Kinoshita sits easily alongside Ozu, Kurosawa and Naruse as one of Japan’s most respected legends of cinema. Made to commemorate the centenary of Kinoshita’s birth, this biographical drama chronicles formative hardships and personal ...
Plot: world war two, movie business, sick mother, courage, air raid, evacuation, filmmaking, censorship, wheelbarrow
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Sophie and the Rising Sun (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a small Southern town in the autumn of 1941, Sophie’s lonely life is transformed when an Asian man arrives under mysterious circumstances. Their love affair becomes the lightning rod for long-buried conflicts that erupt in bigotry and violence ...
Plot: world war two, interracial love, interracial relations, female nudity, interracial sex, housekeeper, male female relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), fictional city, hate crime, sexual assault, stranger ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Georg (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Essay film about a man coping with the aftermath of World War II.
Plot: countryside, world war two, brother brother relationship, veteran, childbirth, missile, found footage, u.s. army, pregnancy, german army, family relations, home movie
Place: illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Hasty Heart (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In Burma on the penultimate day of World War II, Cameron Highlander Lachlan 'Lachie' MacLachlan is seriously wounded and transported to a local military hospital. He seems to have recovered from his wounds but appearances can be deceiving. ...
Plot: terminal illness, military hospital, scot, birthday party, patient, world war two, nurse, soldier, bagpipes, kilt
Place: burma
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.2
 81
Sour Grape (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Two years after receiving news of his father’s death in WWII a young boy continues to wait for trains from the front. The boy lives with his crippled uncle rather than with his mother, who has remarried and has another child. Then one day the ...
Plot: father son relationship, soldier, world war two
Time: 1940s
Place: armenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The life of American woman Mildred Gillars and her lawyer, who struggles to redeem her reputation. Dubbed “Axis Sally” for broadcasting Nazi propaganda to American troops during World War II, Mildred’s story exposes the dark underbelly of the ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense
Plot: world war two, collaborator, nazi propaganda, propaganda, political propaganda, military dictatorship, nazi, female protagonist, national socialism, wartime, nazi germany, recording studio ...
Time: 1940s
Place: berlin germany, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 7.2
 169
Evening Bells (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Trials and tribulations of a Croatian Communist intellectual in the turbulent years before, during and after WW2.
Plot: world war two, fascism, communist, stockings, legs
Place: former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Everyone Dies Alone (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When they start losing family members and neighbors due to WWII and the Nazi government's policies, a quiet married couple becomes disillusioned and begins spreading leaflets against the government - a crime punishable by death.
Plot: world war two, gestapo, death, anti nazi, death sentence, fear, ss, nazi germany, killed in action, nazi soldier, husband wife relationship, resistance ...
Time: year 1940, 1940s
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.1
 198
Almost a Man (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jacques Perrin was awarded Best Actor at the 1966 Venice Film Festival for his gripping portrayal of a young writer's descent into madness. Alienated, neurotic, and plagued by guilt, Perrin retreats from reality, loses interest in work, and ...
Plot: brother brother relationship, world war two, flashback, house, hunting, psychoanalysis, neurosis, mother son relationship, hiding place
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Day the Clown Cried (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A circus clown is imprisoned by the Nazis and goes with Jewish children to their deaths.
Plot: auschwitz, holocaust, political prisoner, gas chamber, gestapo, clown, nazi, circus, concentration camp, commander, world war two, death of child ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Chosen Ones (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia, Soviet Union
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A man wants to flee wartime Germany and the detested Nazis to Columbia, where his brother lives. In order to achieve his goal he agrees to become an informer for the Reich.
Plot: world war two, rape, betrayal, wealth, horse, nazism, murder, doctor, tragedy, coming of age, german, half brother ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Great Escape II: The Untold Story (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Allied prisoners tunnel out of a stalag, then return to avenge fellow escapees executed by the Nazis.
Plot: world war two, pow, nazi, prison, escape, prisoners of war, prison escape
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.4
 46
Miriam (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Heart-wrenching story of a woman who takes another's identity to survive the most horrible time of the 20th Century. Miriam is the triumphant story of one woman's survival and success, which takes place in Lithuania over a period of forty ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: world war two, survival, holocaust, survivor, struggle for survival, female protagonist, new identity, life is a bitch, fight, soldier, captivity, prison ...
Time: 1940s
Place: lithuania
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
From Here to Eternity (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 360 min.
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Story: Soapy look at events of Pearl Harbor just previous to the Japanese attack.
Plot: world war two, military base, us military, cheating, military, u.s. army
Time: 1940s
Place: pearl harbor, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 8.2
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The Snow Goose (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based upon Paul Gallico's delicate novel, Patrick Garland's Golden Globe winning The Snow Goose is a stark and hauntingly beautiful drama set amongst the striking scenery of the Essex salt marshes during the early years of WWII. A bearded ...
Plot: goose, rite of passage, disability, world war two, tragedy, coming of age, wildlife, nature, artist, nursing, orphan, book
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.0
 44
Elysium (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Film about the Holocaust. A Jewish family is allowed to keep the flat they have always lived in and to live a relatively normal life. One day their 10-year old son disappears. He has been sent to a deportation camp which seems like paradise except ...
Plot: world war two, jewish, boy, death of child, medical experiment, concentration camp, children, nazi, female director
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.1
 114
Curtin (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 1941. A country in crisis. A new man in power. Leadership demands and personal demons are set to collide. The story of John Curtin as he faces his first six months as Prime Minister, confronting in quick succession, the tragedy of Pearl Harbour, the ...
Plot: world war two, politics, train, historical event, military, breaking the fourth wall, speech
Time: 1940s
Place: australia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.1
 179
If I Had a Gun (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vlado, an intelligent boy living in a small village, has fantasies that take him away from his humdrum life. But as the Nazi occupation begins to encroach on the townsfolk his fantasies and reality begin to merge.
Plot: world war two, children in wartime, adolescence, circumcision, gunshot, foreskin
Time: 1940s
Place: slovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%