Movies like The Boys from St. Petri

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The Boys from St. Petri (1991)
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The Boys from St. Petri (1991)
Original name: Drengene fra Sankt Petri
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A group of school-mates form a resistance group in nazi-occupied Denmark.
Plot: teenager, world war two, resistance, sabotage, high school
Time: 1940s

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Most similar movies to The Boys from St. Petri

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, bleak and captivating films with plots about world war two, resistance, nazi, soldier, danger, wartime life and war mostly in Drama, War and Biography genres. Some movies like The Boys from St. Petri: Black Birds (1967), Sirius (1975), This Life (2012), Gaston's War (1997), La grande quercia (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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
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95%
 7.9
 36
Sirius (1975)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 50 min.
Story: In SIRIUS, a young boy whose most cherished companion is his loyal German shepherd devises his own form of resistance when the Nazis arrest his father, then order the confiscation of local canines, including his pet, to be retrained as attack dogs ...
Plot: world war two, village, german occupation, train explosion, killer dog, animal death, dog, sabotage
Time: 1940s
Place: czechoslovakia
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93%
 6.6
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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: realistic, emotional, disturbing, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, danger, resistance fighter, war, freedom fighter, nazi, heroes, female director, family relations, nazi soldier, german soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: denmark, germany, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.3
 267
Gaston's War (1997)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Denmark, Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Gaston Vandermeerssche is a young, resourceful Flemish action hero of the Belgian resistance during World War II: he coaches surviving allied pilots trough occupied Belgium and France to Spain so they can regain England, each time a dangerous ...
Plot: resistance, heroism, world war two, nazi, nazis
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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La grande quercia (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1943, Vincenzio and Maria take their children to his father's Tuscan farm. Vincenzio commutes to Rome where he's a physician and, in the hospital basement, prints an anti-Fascist paper. His brother is in the Resistance; his father ...
Plot: nazi occupation, fascism, brother brother relationship, resistance, world war two, truce, family relations
Time: 1940s
Place: tuscany, rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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 ⇓
89%
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 ⇓
88%
Sign of the Beast (1981)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set during the Second World War in the Finnish war zone.
Plot: war propaganda, frustration, world war two, nazi germany
Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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Uomini e no (1980)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Milan, in the winter of 1944, the ruthless Cane Nero leads the fascists against the partisans. Enne 2, one of the leading figures of the C.N.L., meets Berta, whom he loved three years ago, but Berta refuses to leave her husband for him. Enne 2 is ...
Plot: turin italy, italian fascism, love, world war two, nazi occupation, italian history, partisan, resistance, fascist, resistance movement
Time: 1940s
Place: italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Camp de Thiaroye (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Senegal, Algeria, Tunisia
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A historical drama based on the Thiaroye transit camp massacre, Camp de Thiaroye dismantles the myth of colonial assimilation to expose ingrained social and cultural mechanisms of racism, exploitation, and privilege. In 1944, the French army ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, bleak, disturbing
Plot: world war two, interracial relations, racism, soldier, state affairs, society, against humanity, life is a bitch, military, injustice, wartime life, culture clash ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: africa, senegal, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
A Day in October (1991)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During the month of October 1943, the Danish resistance movement and just plain ordinary citizens joined together in staging a mass exodus by fishing boats to neutral Sweden of their Jewish countrymen, practically on the eve of the Nazi's ...
Style: touching, gloomy, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: evacuation, rescue, world war two, jewish, against the rules, love and romance, war, against humanity, danger, life is a bitch, love affair, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: denmark, sweden, europe, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Diplomacy (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The night of August 24, 1944. The fate of Paris is in the hands of General von Choltitz, governor of Grand Paris, who is preparing, on Hitler’s orders, to blow up the French capital. The descendent of a long line of Prussian military men, the ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, talky
Plot: world war two, soldier, wartime life, disobey, danger, race against time, diplomacy, french resistance, sabotage, destruction of city, demolished city, german occupation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: paris france, france, europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Quality of Mercy (1994)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: It is the beginning of 1945 during WW2 in former Austria. 500 Russian prisoners of war who have refused to fight on the side of the Germans against their country were moved to the concentration camp in Mauthausen awaiting execution. They decide to ...
Plot: execution, war crime, resistance, nazi, manhunt, prisoner, escape, death, world war two, male nudity, murder, russian soldier ...
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Resistance Banker (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In the occupied Netherlands during World War II, banker Walraven van Hall (Barry Atsma) is asked to use his financial contacts to help the Dutch resistance. He doesn’t have to think about it for long. With his brother Gijs van Hall (Jacob Derwig), ...
Style: thought provoking, suspense, touching, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: resistance, world war two, german occupation, sibling relationship, soldier, war hero, friends, society, danger, nazi occupation, bank robbery, nosebleed ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: netherlands, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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The Blockhouse (1973)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of Slave workers, drafted by the Nazis to help construct their coastal defenses in 1944 are trapped in an underground bunker when the Allies land at Normandy on D-Day. They find huge dtores of food but not enough candles. The slow dying of ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, gloomy, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, d day, survival, bunker, hopes, life is a bitch, confined, war, military, against humanity, prison, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Four Days of Naples (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film shows the history of the Neapolitan popular revolt against the invading Germans, during the second world war. During the four days in Naples the revolt turns over in just few hours. Neapolitans slinged on rifles and guns, and they armed ...
Plot: barricade, partisan, german army, civil war, resistance, nazi soldier, italian history, resistance movement, rebellion, world war two, boy
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
A Day for Lionhearts (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: September the 8th 1943, Rome, that crucial day, the armistice, in the town many life change their way. Danilo escapes the fascist enlist, while Michele succeeded to leave his administration moving from Rome. On the way to come back Rome the two ...
Plot: italian soldier, german army, partisan, commando, sabotage, resistance, civil war, explosion, friendship, world war two, train, truce ...
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Redhead (1976)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Romania
Duration: 86 min.
Story: During the summer of 1944, while Romanians turn weapons against Nazis, Mihai, an orphan teenager whose parents died in a bombing, tries to enlist in order to fight in the front line but he discovers that former police commissioner Potra tortured and ...
Plot: teenager, world war two, communist party, orphan, dirty cop, corrupt cop, torture, arrest, police officer, drunk, carpenter, underage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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The Password Is Courage (1962)
Genre: War, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A British officer, captured by the Germans, tries everything he can to escape. In the process, amongst many other adventures he gets awarded the Iron Cross !! Based on a true story.
Style: based on supposedly true story
Plot: train, tunnel, claustrophobia, singing, train station, escape, world war two, sabotage, fire, british, prisoner of war camp, pow
Time: 1940s
Place: germany, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Garden of Redemption (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A priest struggles with his religious beliefs as he sees his countrymen murdered in Nazi occupied Italy and as he becomes attracted to a woman operating in the resistance.
Plot: resistance movement, partisan, nazi occupation, fascism, priest, resistance
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Into the Darkness (2020)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Karlskov is a self made, successful owner of a large electronics factory, has a wife and five children. They live the good, privileged upper-class life on Strandvejen north of Copenhagen when the Nazis occupy Denmark in April 1940. Karl struggles to ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspense, realistic
Plot: world war two, factory, german occupation, businessman, family relations, family, conflict, industry, money, family conflict
Time: 1940s
Place: germany, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Last Lieutenant (1993)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Norway
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Norwegian war drama. The old sea-captain retires, but the next day German WWII occupation of Norway begins. He then kisses his wife good-bye and is off to Army HQ. There he finds a lack of leadership and morale that offends him. They even laugh at ...
Style: emotional, sincere, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: world war two, contests and competitions, military, hopes, graphic violence, battles, wartime life, escapades, state affairs, heroes, aging, danger ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: germany, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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The Heroes (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 208 min.
Story: Based on a true story, The Heroes follows one of the most extraordinary and heroic exploits of World War II. After months of rigorous training in the north of Australia, a team of 14 men, most barely out of their teens, set sail from Cairns on ...
Plot: male objectification, behind enemy lines, shower, male nudity, swat team, butt naked, canoe, taking a shower, australian, heroism, world war two, group shower ...
Time: year 1943, 1940s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Female Agents (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 148 min.
Story: May 1944, a group of French servicewomen and resistance fighters are enlisted into the British Special Operations Executive commando group under the command of Louise Desfontaines and her brother Pierre. Their mission, to rescue a British army ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: resistance, world war two, rescue, betrayal, commando, hospital, d day, heroic mission, survival, working undercover, wartime life, behind enemy lines ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1945, year 1944
Place: london, paris france, england, europe, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Everlasting Glory (1976)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A Chinese national policy film
Plot: japanese soldier, chinese army, sino japanese war, japanese army, flag, tank, world war two
Time: 1940s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Lucie Aubrac (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A love story or a tale of the resistance, this poignant movie tells both the haunting story of a French resistance cell in Lyon but also the love of Lucie Aubrac for her husband...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, factual, sexy ...
Plot: world war two, graphic violence, romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), wartime life, couple relations, love affair, political unrest, love and romance, state affairs, rescue, war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 19th century
Place: lyon, france, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
From Hell to Victory (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: From Hell To Victory follows the relationship of six friends throughout the Second World War. They meet in a cafe in Paris on 24th August 1939 and agree to meet there on the same day every year. The war however takes them on their own individual ...
Plot: world war two, commando, war violence, battle, nazi, childhood, french soldier, soldier, rifle, german soldier, battles, commando mission ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: paris france, france, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Burmese Harp (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Story: In the War's closing days, when a conscience-driven Japanese soldier fails to get his countrymen to surrender to overwhelming force, he adopts the lifestyle of a Buddhist monk.
Plot: japanese army, british army, buddhism, soldier, world war two
Time: 1940s
Place: japan, burma
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Die letzte Schlacht (2005)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: April 1945: In the demolished and bombed-out streets of Berlin the civilian population tries to survive the last days of Nazi rule and to hide from marauding Red Army forces.
Plot: demolished city, world war two, german soldier, russian soldier, nazi germany, german history, combat casualty, red army
Time: 1940s
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Interrogation (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Nuori nainen on saanut kutsun saapua poliisin kuultavaksi. Hän pelkää joutuvansa ansaan. Hän on täydellistä suomenkieltä puhuva Neuvosto-desantti, joka on varomattomuuttaan jättänyt vakoiluradionsa pesulaan säilytettäväksi.
Plot: female spy, world war two, communist, interrogation, russian spy, espionage, convict, storyteller, frustration, soviet spy, breakdown, socialism ...
Time: year 1942, year 1944, 1940s, year 1943
Place: soviet union, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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