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Hitler: A Film from Germany (1977)
Hitler: A Film from Germany (1977)
Original name: Hitler - Ein Film aus Deutschland
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: West Germany, France, UK
Duration: 442 min.
Story: Documentary film that examines the rise and fall of the Third Reich, incorporating puppetry, rear-screen projection, and a Wagnerian score into a singular epic vision. The director, who grew up under Nazi tyranny, ruminates on good and evil and the rest of humanity's complicity in the horrors of the holocaust.
Style: political, surreal, art house, experimental, rough, thought provoking, clever, bleak, epic, serious ...
Plot: world war two, nazi, holocaust, dehumanization, existentialism, nazi occultism, anti semitism, megalomaniac, suspense, genocide, life is a bitch, society, ambition, rise and fall, idealism, social decay, downfall, against humanity, unfulfillment, end of the world, hitler, invasion, politics, doll, circus ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s
Place: germany, europe, prussia, east germany, bavaria

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, contemplative and thought provoking films with plots about world war two, society, life is a bitch, nazi, anti semitism, holocaust and against humanity mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like Hitler: A Film from Germany: From a Far Country (1981), Conspiracy (2001), The Happiest Place on Earth (1999), Karl May (1974), The Last Sentence (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
From a Far Country (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, UK, Poland
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The film is a biography of Pope John Paul II. It starts in 1926 when the boy Karol Wojtila was celebrating Christmas with his father in Poland. Some years later Nazi Germany attacks Poland and invades the country while Wojtila seeks refuge at the ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, uplifting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: pope, church, catholic church, world war two, politics, rebellion, religions or cults, genocide, political unrest, anti semitism, wartime life, holocaust ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 50s, 70s, 1930s
Place: poland, europe, germany, vatican, rome italy ...
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Conspiracy (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The historical recreation of the 1942 Wannsee Conference, in which Nazi and SS leaders gathered in a Berlin suburb to discuss the "Final Solution to the Jewish Question". Lead by SS-General Reinhard Heydrich, this group of high ranking ...
Style: factual, disturbing, bleak, political, atmospheric ...
Plot: holocaust, nazi, world war two, politics, nazism, genocide, anti semitism, war crime, racism, ss officer, third reich, suspense ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, 1930s, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, germany, europe, poland
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The Happiest Place on Earth (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of Robert Hughes-Lambert, who was captured by Nazis when his active homosexuality was discovered during the filming of Mermoz (1943).
Style: semi serious, clever, witty, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: filmmaking, world war two, satire, politics, anti semitism, showbiz, actor's life, wartime life, artists and showbiz, against humanity, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 1940s
Place: paris france, france, vichy
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Karl May (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: West Germany
Duration: 187 min.
Story: This ethereal, three-hour biopic is the middle film in Hans-Jürgen Syberberg’s “German Trilogy” on the mythological foundations of the Third Reich. By fusing theater, music, and cinema, Syberberg conjures up Karl May (1842-1912), the ...
Style: surreal, avant garde
Plot: writers, world war, symbolism, dictator, court, novelist, nazi, male protagonist, memory, past, breaking the fourth wall, journalist ...
Place: germany
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The Last Sentence (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Renowned journalist Torgny Segerstedt declares war against Hitler as he criticizes Swedish politicians who tried to look away from the tyranny of the Nazis with the good excuse of “neutralism”. His only weapon is his pen and his life is full of ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, touching, realistic, uplifting ...
Plot: world war two, journalism, life is a bitch, human spirit, fighting the system, political unrest, fascism, rebelliousness, righting the wronged, hopes, idealism, media ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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Hitler: The Last Ten Days (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Hitler: The Last Ten Days takes us into the depths of der Furher’s Berlin bunker during his final days. Based on the book by Gerhard Boldt, it provides a bleak look at the goings-on within, and without.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, nazi, military, third reich, bunker, suicide, fictional history, megalomaniac, hitler, life turned upside down, wartime life, isolation ...
Time: year 1945, 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
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Hamsun (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Germany
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Knut Hamsun is Norway's most famous and admired author. Ever since he was young he has hated the English for the starvation they caused Norway during WWI. When the Germans occupy Norway 9 April 1940 he welcomes them and the protection they can ...
Style: sad, serious, realistic, uplifting, talky ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, writers, war, writer's life, nazi, nobel prize winner, poet, art, nazism, marriage, controversy ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: norway, europe, germany
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Jew Suss: Rise and Fall (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 114 min.
Story: This intricate historical drama tells the story of actor Ferdinand Marian (Tobias Moretti), who is ordered by Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels to star in the 1940 anti-Semitic film Jew Suss. Despite his cooperation, Ferdinand's actions have ...
Style: realistic, captivating, factual, psychological, sad ...
Plot: anti semitism, world war two, nazi germany, propaganda, rise and fall, actor's life, filmmaking, movie business, introspection, politics, political unrest, showbiz ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: austria, europe, berlin germany
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Hannah Arendt (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany, Luxembourg, France, Israel
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Hannah Arendt is a portrait of the genius that shook the world with her discovery of “the banality of evil.” After she attends the Nazi Adolf Eichmann’s trial in Jerusalem, Arendt dares to write about the Holocaust in terms no one has ever ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, psychological, political, philosophical ...
Plot: holocaust, strong female lead, court, nazi war criminal, nazi, philosopher, strong female character, world war two, war crime, society, legal action, journalism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1961
Place: germany, jerusalem, usa, israel, new york
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Speer and Hitler (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 270 min.
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Story: A reassessment of the role Albert Speer played in the Third Reich. Speer, who was ultimately convicted at the Nuremburg trials and served a 20-year prison sentence, was known for designing many of the Third Reich's buildings and for being ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: hitler, world war two, holocaust, war crime, post war, anti semitism, delusion, war criminal, nazi officer, against humanity, state affairs, legal ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1940s
Place: berlin germany, germany
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Auschwitz (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Auschwitz is a hard-hitting war film which shows life as it really was at the death camp.
Style: disturbing, bleak, thought provoking, realistic, rough ...
Plot: nazi, holocaust, world war two, concentration camp, anti semitism, mass murder, against humanity, strong violent content, life is a bitch, postmodernism, society, genocide ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe, poland
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Jew-Boy Levi (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Switzerland, Austria
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Benjamin Levi (Bruno Cathomas) is a Bavarian cattle dealer traveling to pre-World War II Germany on his annual trip to a remote farming village. Levi hopes to do some business and, more importantly, win the hand of the lovely Lisbeth (Caroline ...
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, biting, emotional ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, countryside, suspense, life is a bitch, survival, society, injustice, social differences, village, anti semitism, life turned upside down ...
Time: 1930s
Place: europe, germany
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The Gathering Storm (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A love story offering an intimate look inside the marriage of Winston and Clementine Churchill during a particularly troubled, though little-known, moment in their lives.
Style: talky, sincere, realistic, serious, political ...
Plot: world war two, british history, politics, war, winston churchill, head of state, state affairs, rise to the top, couple relations, society, husband wife relationship, leadership ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, post world war two, year 1934
Place: england, germany, europe, united kingdom
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The Diary of Anne Frank (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story of a 13-year-old Jewish girl and her family who are forced into hiding by the Nazis during World War II.
Style: uplifting, captivating, emotional, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, nazi, writers, anti semitism, family relations, dentist, family life, family in danger, attic, confinement indoors, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
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Mephisto (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, West Germany, Austria
Duration: 146 min.
Story: A German stage actor finds unexpected success and mixed blessings in the popularity of his performance in a Faustian play as the Nazis take power in pre-WWII Germany. As his associates and friends flee or are ground under by the Nazi terror, the ...
Style: political, sexy, art film, visually appealing, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: nazi, nazi germany, actor, pact with the devil, nazism, jewish, female nudity, theater, german, politics, ambition, morality ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s
Place: germany, berlin germany, eastern europe, hamburg germany, europe ...
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My Ain Folk (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
Story: When Jamie's maternal grandmother dies, he and his brother Tommy are separated - Tommy is taken off to a welfare home and Jamie goes to live with his other grandmother and uncle. His life is far from happy, filled with silence, rejection and ...
Style: bleak, art house, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: youth, children, autobiography, childhood, neglect, family relations, kids in trouble, family problems, boarding school, realism, dysfunctional family, parents and children ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: scotland, europe
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The Marriage of Maria Braun (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Near the end of World War II, Maria marries Hermann, who is immediately sent off to battle. When the war concludes, Maria believes that Hermann is dead. She starts working at an Allied bar, where she meets American soldier Bill. They start a ...
Style: psychological, emotional, thought provoking, touching, realistic ...
Plot: marriage, world war two, infidelity, wartime life, love triangle, german woman, lovers reunited, couples, rise to the top, businesswoman, love and romance, human nature ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, post world war two, 20th century, 50s ...
Place: berlin germany, germany, canada, europe, west germany
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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, emotional, thought provoking, realistic, heartbreaking ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: holocaust, world war two, jewish, genocide, nazi, war, concentration camp, anti semitism, brutality, against humanity, wartime, racism ...
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The Last Mitterrand (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young journalist (Lespert) helps the French President compile his memoirs.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, thought provoking, talky ...
Plot: head of state, state affairs, journalism, betrayal, elderly, political intrigue, rise and fall, ambition, obsession, dishonesty, aging, media ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1995
Place: paris france, france
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Reunion (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, West Germany, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two young boys from very different backgrounds become friends in 1933 Stuttgart. However, they don't realize how different they are until much later as one is the son of a well-to-do Jewish doctor and the other the son of a German aristocrat. ...
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, disturbing
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Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: germany, europe
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Amen. (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, War
Country: France, Germany, Romania
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The film "Amen." examines the links between the Vatican and Nazi Germany. The central character is Kurt Gerstein, a member of the Institute for Hygiene of the Waffen-SS who is horrified by what he sees in the death camps. Moreover, he is ...
Style: political, thought provoking, disturbing, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, genocide, priest, politics, christian, conscience, ss, nazi, war, concentration camp, pope ...
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Doll (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 131 min.
Story: The rise and fall of the most distinguished Polish-Gypsy poetess Bronislawa Wajs, widely known as Papusza, and her relationship with her discoverer, writer Jerzy Ficowski.
Style: non-linear, realistic, serious, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: gypsy, gypsy camp, world war two, rise and fall, ambition, writer's life, unfulfillment, writers, poetry, poet, artists and showbiz, romani people ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
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The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Irena Sendler is a Catholic social worker who has sympathized with the Jews since her childhood, when her physician father died of typhus contracted while treating poor Jewish patients. When she initially proposes saving Jewish children from the ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, tense, intense ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: holocaust, world war two, nazi germany, jewish, ghetto, social worker, rescue, wartime life, life is a bitch, against humanity, historical figure, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
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Ludwig - Requiem for a Virgin King (1972)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: West Germany, Austria
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Reflected in an artificial and bombastically staged illusory world with Wagnerian compositions, glossy and satirical time references, 19th century German figures and traditions are stripped of their mythology and interpreted by the Germany of 1972.
Style: avant garde
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Place: bavaria, germany
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Wild Blood (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 148 min.
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Style: sexy, serious, realistic, touching, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, wartime life, career change, life is a bitch, downfall, actor's life, love and romance, unfulfillment, on the run, ambition ...
Time: 20th century
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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: psychological, intense, bleak, disturbing, harsh ...
Plot: world war two, war, suicide, hitler, nazi, nazism, holocaust, fascism, national socialism, third reich, betrayal, courage ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, post world war two, 20th century, year 1942
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My Childhood (1972)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
Story: The first part of Bill Douglas' influential trilogy harks back to his impoverished upbringing in early-'40s Scotland. Cinema was his only escape - he paid for it with the money he made from returning empty jam jars - and this escape is ...
Style: bleak, inspirational, art house, serious, realistic ...
Plot: youth, children, boy, child neglect, childhood, autobiography, animal cruelty, coming of age, life is a bitch, social misfits, society, friends ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, 20th century
Place: scotland, europe, united kingdom
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The Court-Martial of Jackie Robinson (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A film about the early life of the baseball star in the army, particulary his court-martial for insubordination regarding segragation.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, clever, sincere ...
Plot: world war two, racism, courtroom drama, african american, civil rights, usa history, blaxploitation, intrigue, lawyer, courtroom, soldier, military ...
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Jump! (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 118 min.
Story: JUMP is a psychological drama revealing for the first time the extraordinary circumstances behind the unjust murder trial of the young Jew, Philippe Halsman, who would later become the most sought after celebrity portrait photographer of his ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, bleak, thought provoking ...
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The Bunker (1981)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Dramatization depicting the events surrounding Adolf Hitler's last weeks in and around his underground bunker in Berlin before and during the battle for the city.
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: world war two, hitler, nazi germany, against humanity, nazi, suicide, confined, state affairs, downfall, life is a bitch, confinement indoors, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1945
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
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