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Red Dirt Rising (2010)
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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 car, race, nascar, car racing, racing

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Most similar movies to Red Dirt Rising

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out intellectual, realistic, serious and experimental films with plots about world war two, nazi, coming of age, family relations, soldier, husband wife relationship and holocaust mostly in Drama, War and Biography genres. Some movies like Red Dirt Rising: Spirits' Homecoming (2016), Class of '44 (1973), Gruber's Journey (2008), The Tango of Our Childhood (1985), Sophie and the Rising Sun (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Spirits' Homecoming (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two Korean girls, Jung-Min (14) and Young-hee (15) are kidnapped by the Japanese Imperial Army and taken to a 'Comfort Station' in China. There, they join other kidnapped girls in serving Japanese soldiers as sexual slaves known as ...
Plot: world war two, japanese occupation of korea, female nudity, rape, occupation, slavery, kidnapping
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95%
 5.5
 449
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: coming of age, autobiography, college, world war two, streetcar
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: world war two, holocaust, anti semitism, mass murder, war correspondent, jewish
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Tango of Our Childhood (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The film is about the hard lot of a woman with an extraordinary character, who tries to raise her children and win back her husband, who left family for another woman, after return from the war.
Plot: world war two, horse, old woman, children, mother, family relations, armenian, husband wife relationship
Time: 1940s
Place: soviet union, armenia, caucasus, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: female director, interracial relations, world war two, female nudity, interracial sex
Time: 1940s
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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, nazis, adolf hitler
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, french canadian, catholic, canadian, religion
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.5
 134
Last Man Club (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A WW2 veteran destined for life in a retirement home escapes his difficult family situation and embarks on a cross country adventure to find the last remaining members of his B-17 bomber crew with the help of a beautiful accomplice.
Plot: world war two, young woman, veteran, honor, friendship, retirement home
Time: 1940s
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66%
 6.9
 112
Cefalonia (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 136 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, island, mass murder, soldier, italian army, italian history, bravery, nazi, truce, surrender
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.6
 58
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, nazi concentration camp, prison, nazi, concentration camp, nazis
Time: 1940s
Place: croatia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Wizard of Loneliness (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A family drama.
Plot: world war two, female director, aunt nephew relationship, generation gap, grandmother, family secret, loneliness, mental patient, aunt, child's point of view, secret, teenager ...
Time: 1940s
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.0
 52
Back Home (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The war in Europe is over, but the one at home has only just begun. The Second World War is ending and throughout Britain, evacuees are returning home to their families - but not the families they remember. Like so many other women, Peggy’s life ...
Plot: world war two, english, boarding school, marriage, rationing, presumed dead, loss of husband, mother daughter relationship, american soldier, brother sister relationship, homecoming, british officer ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.2
 205
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: humiliation, peasant, pow, world war two
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.8
 10
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, intrigue, greed, politics, smoking, bourgeoisie, barefoot woman, female nudity, talking after sex
Time: 1920s
Place: munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.2
 280
Cyclops (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Melkior Tresic is one of many intellectuals in 1941 Zagreb who is helplessly waiting for the encroaching war.
Style: intellectual
Plot: world war two, bohemian, tavern, period piece, debate, hopelessness, oppression, desperation, boot camp, psychological torture, poet, mental institution ...
Time: year 1941
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, postcard, fear, nazi soldier, death penalty, killed in action, death of son, husband wife relationship, nazi germany, dead soldier ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: realistic, serious, experimental
Plot: world war two, nudity (full frontal - brief), island, infidelity, wartime life, sexual relations, gays and lesbians, against the rules, code breaking, ocean or sea, male nudity, bigamy ...
Time: 1940s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Georg (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Essay film about a man coping with the aftermath of World War II.
Plot: pregnancy, veteran, u.s. army, found footage, childbirth, home movie, missile, world war two, german army, brother brother relationship, countryside, family relations
Place: illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: nurse, soldier, scot, patient, kilt, military hospital, terminal illness, world war two, birthday party, bagpipes
Place: burma
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, stadium, invasion, firearm, nazis, nazi
Time: year 1941
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: world war two, tank, german soldier, bombing, u.s. army
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: internment camp, clown, gas chamber, barbed wire fence, concentration camp, world war two, nazi, political prisoner, gestapo, holocaust, auschwitz, circus ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, evacuation, sick mother, censorship, air raid, wheelbarrow, courage, filmmaking, film making
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 34
Faneflukt (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 1941, Norway. The young kitchen maid Liv and the German officer Franz meet in the military camp where Liv works. They develop a friendship and decides to flee to Sweden.
Plot: world war two, occupation, nazi, escape, love
Time: 1940s
Place: sweden, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.2
 63
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 ⇓
41%
The Chosen Ones (1986)
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, half brother, gunshot, coming of age, german, tragedy, doctor, rape, murder, nazism, wealth, betrayal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 8.2
 351
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, disability, coming of age, wildlife, book, nature, tragedy, rite of passage, world war two, nursing, orphan, nursing back to health ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.2
 39
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 ...
Plot: soldier, starvation, suffering, nazi, hiding, captivity, survivor, holocaust, world war two, prison, nazi uniform, survival ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Ginger Tree (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 240 min.
Story: In 1903, a young Scotswoman goes to join her diplomat fiancé in Manchuria. She marries him, and finds herself in a war zone. Disenchanted with her husband, she falls in love with a married Japanese nobleman, Count Kentaro Kurihama, and bears him a ...
Style: epic
Plot: mother child separation, army, world war two, costume
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.9
 144
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, flashback, neurosis, hunting, world war two, psychoanalysis, house, hiding place, mother son relationship
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%