Movies like Haven 2001

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Haven (2001)
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Haven (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: This is the true story of a woman named Ruth Gruber who travels to Europe to help escort 1000 Jewish War victims to the United States. She comes to love and feel sorry for them all, and fights for their rights to live in America.
Style: emotional, sincere, uplifting, disturbing, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: holocaust, world war two, wartime life, survival, rescue, deportation, anti semitism, immigrants, human spirit, fighting the system, idealism, heroic mission, politics, life is a bitch, society, confined, against humanity, hopes, war, relocation, nazi, wartime, judaism, ship, quarantine ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 40s
Place: europe, new york, germany, chicago illinois, brooklyn new york city, naples italy, vienna ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and bleak films with plots about world war two, war, nazi, holocaust, jewish, anti semitism and wartime life mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Haven: The Hiding Place (1975), Triumph of the Spirit (1989), John Rabe (2009), Süskind (2012), The Grey Zone (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Hiding Place (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The Hiding Place is an account of a Dutch family who risk their lives by offering a safe haven for Jews during World War II
Style: christian film, uplifting, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, christian, faith, concentration camp, christianity, jewish, missionary, women, world war one, belief in god, survival ...
Time: 1940s
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
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95%
Perlasca: The Courage of a Just Man (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France, Sweden, Hungary
Duration: 104 min.
Story: It is the real story of Giorgio Perlasca (Luca Zingaretti). During the 1920s he was an Italian Fascist supporter, fighting in Africa an in the Spanish civil war where he deserved a safe conduct for Spanish embassies. After some years, disillusioned ...
Style: disturbing, emotional, serious, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, nazism, idealism, genocide, deportation, hopes, concentration camp, life is a bitch, fighting the system, wartime life, nazi occupation ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 80s, 1920s ...
Place: hungary, italy, budapest, sweden, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Triumph of the Spirit (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport, War
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Fact based story about a former Greek Olympic boxer who was taken as a prisoner during World war II and placed in the Auschwitz prison camp. There he was permitted to survive as long as he fought for the amusement of his captors. His father and ...
Style: disturbing, tense, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, boxing, fight, prison, sport, prison escape, jewish, boxer, intrigue, slavery, judaism ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: poland, europe, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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John Rabe (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, China, Germany
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A true-story account of a German businessman who saved more than 200,000 Chinese during the Nanjing massacre in 1937-38.
Style: realistic, tense, disturbing, serious, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, war, rescue, atrocity, heroes, lifesaver, wartime life, confined, chaos, righting the wronged, selflessness, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, year 1937, year 1938
Place: china, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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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 ⇓
90%
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Süskind (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In Nazi-occupied Amsterdam, Walter Süskind is a member of the Dutch Jewish Council who rescues hundreds of children from the concentration camps.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, captivating, bleak
Plot: ss, world war two, wartime life, holocaust, war, nazi occupation, human spirit, selflessness, idealism, rescue, hopes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe, amsterdam, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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The Grey Zone (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Nazi doctor, along with the Sonderkomando Jews – who are forced to work in the crematoria of Auschwitz against their fellow-Jews – find themselves in a moral grey zone.
Style: depressing, bleak, disturbing, factual, emotional ...
Plot: holocaust, nazi, world war two, concentration camp, anti semitism, redemption, jewish, rebellion, moral ambiguity, tragedy, against humanity, human spirit ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 20th century
Place: poland, europe, germany, israel, budapest
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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 ⇓
77%
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Europa Europa (1990)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, France, Poland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Jewish boy separated from his family in the early days of WWII poses as a German orphan and is taken into the heart of the Nazi world as a 'war hero' and eventually becomes a Hitler Youth. Although improbabilities and happenstance are ...
Style: political, realistic, heartbreaking, inter cultural, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nazi, holocaust, jewish, hitler youth, circumcision, coming of age, war, survival, world war two, physical exam, judaism, childhood ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: poland, germany, israel, latvia, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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, world war two, politics, nazi, genocide, nazism, anti semitism, war crime, racism, brutality, jewish, state affairs ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, germany, europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Counterfeiters (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, War
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story Jewish counterfeiter, Salomon Sorowitsch, coerced into assisting the Nazi operation of the Sachsenhausen concentration camp during World War II.
Style: harsh, tense, brutal, bleak, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, nazi, concentration camp, world war two, counterfeit money, jewish, war, survival, german, forgery, counterfeiter, prison ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, post world war two, year 1945 ...
Place: europe, poland, germany, berlin germany, hamburg germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Safe Conduct (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Germany, Spain
Duration: 170 min.
Story: The film is about the French film industry from 1942 to 1944 during the Nazi occupation. The film focuses on assistant director and resistance fighter Jean Devaivre and screenwriter Jean Aurenche. Aurenche is on the move so that he doesn't have ...
Style: suspenseful, sincere, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, politics, survival, human spirit, collaboration, society, writer's life, lifestyle, love and romance, escapades, hopes, couples ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france, vichy
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: emotional, touching, thought provoking, realistic, heartbreaking ...
Audience: date night
Plot: holocaust, world war two, jewish, genocide, nazi, war, concentration camp, anti semitism, violence, against humanity, wartime, brutality ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, 90s
Place: poland, germany, vatican, europe, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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David (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Although members of the Hitler Youth chant anti-Semitic paroles in front of his house during the Purim festival, Rabbi Singer is still profoundly convinced that Germany will stay a safe country for him, his family, and his fellow believers. But ...
Style: emotional, rough, bleak, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, nazi, boy, family relations, rabbi, survival, anti semitism, escapades, war, against humanity, society ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, vienna, usa, black sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 356K
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: bleak, disturbing, harsh, atmospheric, intense ...
Plot: world war two, war, suicide, hitler, nazi, nazism, holocaust, fascism, national socialism, third reich, courage, betrayal ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, 20th century, year 1942
Place: berlin germany, germany, poland, prague, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Sweden, Hungary
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Swedish account of Raoul Wallenberg, the man responsible for the largest rescue of Jews during World War II.
Style: thought provoking, uplifting, emotional, bleak, serious ...
Plot: world war two, politics, rescue, jewish, diplomacy, judaism, anti semitism, genocide, ghetto, heroes, nazi soldier, righting the wronged ...
Time: 1940s
Place: sweden, hungary, europe, stockholm sweden, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Walking with the Enemy (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Romania, Hungary, Canada, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Regent Horthy is the leader of Hungary and a German ally, but his favorable standing with Hitler changes as the war comes to an end. Forced to cede Hungary’s power or else witness the execution of his son, Regent Horthy gives up control of his ...
Style: realistic, bleak, emotional, serious
Plot: holocaust, world war two, concentration camp, defiant, family relations, war, life is a bitch, confined, spy, nazi, betrayal, diplomacy ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1944, year 1962 ...
Place: europe, hungary, budapest, switzerland, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Truce (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Although liberated from Auschwitz on January 27, 1945, Levi did not reach Turin until October 19 of that year. After spending some time in a Soviet camp for former concentration camp inmates, he embarked on an arduous journey home in the company of ...
Style: sincere, emotional, gloomy, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, concentration camp, children, writers, refugee, hopes, escapades, life is a bitch, war, confined, against humanity ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, post world war two, year 1945
Place: italy, russia, europe, turin italy, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, suspense, tense ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: holocaust, world war two, nazi germany, ghetto, jewish, social worker, rescue, wartime life, life is a bitch, against humanity, historical figure, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Hanna's War (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Hanna's War is the true story of Hanna Senesh, a Hungarian-Jewish WW2 resistance fighter, who would become Israel's "Joan of Arc". As a young person, she fled Nazi-occupied Hungary for Palestine, where she was recruited and ...
Style: political, captivating, uplifting, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, rescue, wartime life, wartime, religions or cults, espionage, military, misfit, war, against humanity, life is a bitch ...
Place: israel, middle east, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Uprising (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Jews rise up in the Warsaw Ghetto against the Nazis in 1943.
Style: uplifting, captivating, rough, serious, political ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, rebellion, human spirit, anti semitism, survival, life is a bitch, wartime life, against humanity, society, politics, genocide ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: europe, warsaw poland, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Aryan Couple (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A WWII Drama about a German/Jewish industrialist who, in order to ensure his family's safe passage out of Germany, is forced to hand over his business to the Nazis.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: world war two, concentration camp, holocaust, genocide, anti semitism, survival, hidden identity, uncover truth, life is a bitch, undercover, forbidden love, moral dilemma ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: hungary, switzerland, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Empty Mirror (1996)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Adolf Hitler faces himself and must come to terms with his infamous career in an imaginary post-war subterranean bunker where he reviews historical films, dictates his memoirs and encounters Eva Braun, Josef Goebbels, Hermann Göring and Sigmund ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, surreal, talky, emotional ...
Plot: nazi, world war two, hitler, genocide, holocaust, anti semitism, obsession, under the surface, transvestism, campaign, idealism, introspection ...
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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 ⇓
56%
 7.2
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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, disturbing, sincere, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, genocide, priest, conscience, christian, ss, concentration camp, pope, politics, nazism, war crime ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: vatican, poland, rome italy, germany, austria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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 ⇓
53%
Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (2005)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: True story of Germany's most famous anti-Nazi heroine brought to thrilling, dramatic life. Sophie Scholl stars Julia Jentsch in a luminous performance as the fearless activist of the underground student resistance group, The White Rose. Armed ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, sincere, tense, emotional ...
Plot: nazism, world war two, resistance, politics, death sentence, nazi germany, historical character, nazi, gestapo, lawyer, rebellion, fighting the system ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, 20th century
Place: germany, poland, berlin germany, east germany, munich germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.5
 5K
MacArthur (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The film portrays MacArthur's (Gregory Peck) life from 1942, before the Battle of Bataan, to 1952, the time after he had been removed from his Korean War command by President Truman (Ed Flanders) for insubordination, and is recounted in ...
Style: melancholic, epic, intense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: world war two, war, military, politics, revolution, police investigation, pow, betrayal, korean war, soldier, rebellion, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 50s
Place: usa, japan, australia, china, korea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 ⇓
49%
Out of the Ashes (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The real-life story of Gisella Perl, a Jewish Hungarian doctor imprisoned in the notorious Auschwitz death camp of World War II.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, survival, wartime life, holocaust survivor, world war two, human spirit, life is a bitch, starting over, anti semitism, war, confined ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%