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The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank (1988)
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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 above the office. The film tells the true story of Gies' struggle to keep the family hidden and safe, as the Nazis turn Amsterdam upside-down. Based upon Gies' memoirs and Anne Frank's famous diary.
Style: thought provoking, bleak, serious, realistic, disturbing
Plot: holocaust, world war two, anti semitism, war, survival, heroes, confined, racism, injustice, life is a bitch, family life, on the run, human spirit, hopes, family in danger, society, wartime life, strong female presence, attic, against humanity, nazi, jewish, german, soldier, concentration camp ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s
Place: europe, amsterdam, holland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, bleak and emotional films with plots about world war two, holocaust, against humanity, anti semitism, confined, war and danger mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank: The Hiding Place (1975), Europa Europa (1990), Anne Frank: The Whole Story (2001), The Round Up (2010), Voyage of the Damned (1976). 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: realistic, serious, uplifting, disturbing, emotional ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, survival, world war two, religions or cults, hopes, society, misfit, opposites attract, escapades, against humanity, confined ...
Time: 1940s
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
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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: epic, realistic, serious, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, hitler youth, anti semitism, survival, ghetto, german, hidden identity, heroes, concentration camp, roommate, communism ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: latvia, germany, poland, europe, berlin germany ...
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The Diary of Anne Frank (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
Story: Called the most accurate adaptation of Anne Frank’s moving diary, the film chronicles the Frank family as they flee from the Nazis in Amsterdam. Hiding behind a bookcase in a secret annex with random bombs exploding, Anne faces friction with her ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, diary, against humanity, nazism, world war two, survival, human spirit, nazi occupation, life is a bitch, youth, confined, oppression ...
Time: 1940s
Place: europe, holland, amsterdam, netherlands
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Anne Frank: The Whole Story (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Anne Frank: The Whole Story is a film based on the life of Anne Frank, a Jewish girl growing up in Nazi occupied Holland. When war breaks out Anne & her family, Otto her father, Edith her mother & Margot her sister move from Germany ...
Style: sincere, uplifting, emotional, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, genocide, against humanity, concentration camp, survival, hopes, anti semitism, jewess, starvation, auschwitz, life is a bitch, confined ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: amsterdam, holland, europe, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Round Up (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, Germany, Hungary
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 1942. Joseph is eleven. And this June morning, he must go to school, a yellow star sown on his chest. He receives the support of a goods dealer. The mockery of a baker. Between kindness and contempt, Jo, his Jewish friends, their families, learn of ...
Style: disturbing, emotional, thought provoking, bleak, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, nazism, concentration camp, nazi germany, holocaust survivor, against humanity, injustice, genocide, survival, confined, society, occupation ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, post world war two, year 1942
Place: france, paris france, vichy, europe, germany
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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: emotional, gloomy, touching, sincere, uplifting ...
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, world war two, family life, human spirit, teenage life, wartime life, family in danger, attic, dentist, confinement indoors, family relations ...
Time: 1940s
Place: amsterdam, holland, europe
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Voyage of the Damned (1976)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A luxury liner carries Jewish refugees from Hitler's Germany in a desperate fight for survival.
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, anti semitism, cruise ship, ship, catastrophe, interracial relations, racism, wartime life, family in danger, human spirit, disaster ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1939
Place: germany, cuba, europe, latin america, havana cuba ...
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43%
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The Wall (1982)
Genre: Action, War, Drama
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A dramatic re-enactment of the Warsaw Ghetto Jewish uprising in April 1943 were 650 armed members of the Jewish Fighting Organization of Poland held off a 3,000 strong Nazi force in which only a handful of Jews survived. Tom Conti plays Dolek ...
Style: bleak, sincere, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, world war two, military, survival, society, heroes, confined, escapades, against humanity, war, against the odds ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, bleak, emotional, disturbing ...
Plot: rabbi, ghetto, world war two, holocaust, religions or cults, family relations, injustice, life is a bitch, society, misfit, against humanity, confined ...
Time: 1940s
Place: europe, poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: bleak, disturbing, factual, intense, atmospheric ...
Plot: holocaust, genocide, anti semitism, war crime, racism, politics, conspiracy, state affairs, wartime life, human spirit, world war two, leadership ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: berlin germany, germany, europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: bleak, disturbing, serious, factual, depressing ...
Plot: holocaust, nazi, rebellion, world war two, concentration camp, survival, anti semitism, redemption, smuggling, against humanity, human spirit, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1944
Place: poland, europe, germany, budapest, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, emotional ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, survival, wartime life, human spirit, confined, life is a bitch, against humanity, starting over, moral dilemma, anti semitism, auschwitz ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, europe, usa
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The Last Train (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A group of people are imprisoned in a rail car bound from Berlin to a concentration camp in 1945.
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, bleak, captivating
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, nazism, life is a bitch, pow, war, confined, train travel, gestapo, concentration camp, brutality, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: germany, europe
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Escape from Sobibor (1987)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Yugoslavia
Duration: 143 min.
Story: During WWII, the death camp at Treblinka had an escape, causing the Commandant at a similar camp in Sobibor to vow (actually threaten) that his camp would never experience the same thing. But those who were its captives, the Jewish laborers that had ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
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Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: poland, europe
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37%
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Spring of Life (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The film, 'The Spring Of Life', brings to light a little-known operation of the Nazi SS, started just before the outbreak of World War II. Through the careful selection and re-education of young women, it was the Nazi's mad dream to ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, bleak, rough
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, world war two, breeding, wartime life, genocide, life is a bitch, against humanity, society, war, forbidden love, racism ...
Time: 1940s
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Massacre in Rome (1973)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the Nazi occupied city of Rome, an assault on an SS brigade draws retaliation from the military governship. "Massacre in Rome" is the true story of how this partisan attack led to the mass execution of Italian nationals under the orders ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, thought provoking, rough ...
Plot: partisan, nazi occupation, world war two, church, anti semitism, moral dilemma, wartime life, introspection, genocide, military life, anti war, against humanity ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
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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, anti semitism, life is a bitch, wartime life, human spirit, hopes, society, couple relations, strong female character, world war two, courage ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: germany, berlin germany, usa, new york, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, d day, survival, bunker, battles, holocaust, wartime life, prison, human spirit, confined, escapades, war ...
Time: 1940s
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Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 475 min.
TV show
Story: Holocaust is an American television miniseries broadcast in four parts in 1978 on the NBC television network. The series tells the story of the Holocaust from the perspective of the Weiss family of German Jews and that of a rising member of the SS, ...
Style: captivating, bleak, disturbing, emotional, touching ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, world war two, deportation, massacre, war crime, starvation, rebellion, anti semitism, genocide, ghetto, auschwitz ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1938, year 1943 ...
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Hidden Children (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 200 min.
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Style: touching, uplifting, sentimental, emotional, bleak ...
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Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: italy, slovenia, europe, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: serious, realistic, disturbing, thought provoking
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Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark, UK, Germany, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Alex is an 11-year old boy who, during WWII, hides in the Jewish ghetto from Nazis after all the relatives have been sent to the concentration camp. The movie portrays the ghetto through his eyes.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, tense
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Genre: Crime, Drama, History, War
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: tense, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, harsh ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, nazi, counterfeit money, forgery, world war two, survival, anti semitism, jewish, german, war crime, racial slur ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, post world war two, year 1939 ...
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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: captivating, serious, emotional, realistic, bleak
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Time: 20th century, 1940s
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30%
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Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, uplifting, emotional, sentimental ...
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Time: 20th century, 1940s
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Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A Gypsy family travels the French roads during the Second World War, followed by Little Claude, a young boy seeking a new family after his parents "left and never returned". Upon reaching a town where they traditionally stop for a few ...
Style: captivating, emotional, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, racism, world war two, moral dilemma, social differences, life is a bitch, rebellion, concentration camp, rebelliousness, family in danger, on the run, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: france, europe
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Ghetto (2005)
Genre: History, War
Country: Germany, Lithuania
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1942, in Vilna, the Nazi annihilate 55,000 Jews and squeeze the 15,000 survivors in a seven blocks ghetto. The twenty-two year old sadistic commander Kittel is assigned to administrate the ghetto in the capital of Lithuania, becoming the master ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, emotional, rough ...
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Time: 20th century, 1940s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, emotional, suspense, tense ...
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Varian's War: The Forgotten Hero (2001)
Genre: Drama, 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, serious, sincere, emotional, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, disturbing, sincere, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, survival, anti semitism, deportation, rescue, immigrants, human spirit, idealism, heroic mission, fighting the system, wartime life, society ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: europe, belgrade, germany, chicago illinois, brooklyn new york city ...
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