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...and the Fifth Horseman Is Fear (1965)
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...and the Fifth Horseman Is Fear (1965)
Original name: A pátý jezdec je Strach
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Jewish doctor helps a political fugitive during the Nazi occupation of Czechoslovakia.
Style: experimental, surreal, neo noir
Plot: world war two, holocaust, surrealism, mental disorder, dancing, nazi, partisan, jewish, death, billiards, doctor, singer, mental institution, mental patient, pianist, old man, neighbor, dancer, memory, massage, nightclub, darkness, insanity, rabbit, hallucination ...
Place: prague, czechoslovakia, central europe, prague czechoslovakia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, bleak and gloomy films with plots about world war two, holocaust, nazi, jewish, death, war and survival mostly in Drama, War and Comedy genres. Some movies like ...and the Fifth Horseman Is Fear: The Last Butterfly (1991), Goodbye, Children (1987), Hourglass (2007), Naked Among Wolves (1963), Diamonds of the Night (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Last Butterfly (1991)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia, France, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Stage mime Antoine Moreau is compelled by the Gestapo to put on a performance for the children of Terezin, a "model" concentration camp, to convince the Red Cross observers that the camp is truly what it seems. Reluctant at first, Moreau ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: world war two, gestapo, mime, jewish, french resistance, children, orchestra, concentration camp, red cross, girl, torture, river ...
Time: 1940s
Place: czechoslovakia, berlin germany, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Goodbye, Children (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, West Germany, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A French boarding school run by priests seems to be a haven from World War II until a new student arrives. He becomes the roommate of top student in his class. Rivals at first, the roommates form a bond and share a secret.
Style: sad, art house, sentimental, gloomy, emotional ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: world war two, nazi, jewish, friendship, nazism, anti semitism, holocaust, catholic, coming of age, schoolboy, childhood, school ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: france, germany, poland, vatican, paris france ...
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84%
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Hourglass (2007)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Serbia, Hungary
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A story of a Jewish-Hungarian-Serbian family. The plot is centered about trying of an adult son to reconstruct his childhood dream of and memories. Looms, but a sunken world, the central European town with its figures, the way to experiencing deep ...
Plot: nazi occupation, holocaust, surrealism, jewish family, investigation, ignorance, father, childhood memory, prosecution, world war two, flashback, father son relationship ...
Time: year 1942
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Naked Among Wolves (1963)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: East Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: world war two, holocaust, concentration camp, military, wartime life, nazism, gas chamber, prisoner, war criminal, baby, destiny, general ...
Place: poland, east germany, bavaria, german democratic republic, warsaw poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Diamonds of the Night (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Diamonds in the night is the tense, brutal story of two Jewish boys who escape from a train transporting them from one concentration camp to another. Ultimately, they are hunted down by a group of old, armed home-guardists. The film goes beyond the ...
Style: no music, cinema verite
Plot: holocaust, children in wartime, surrealism, coming of age, social outcast, boy, very little dialogue, bread, running, escape, hunger, old man ...
Place: ussr, czechoslovakia, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Adam Resurrected (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Israel, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Before the war, in Berlin, Adam was an entertainer- cabaret impresario, magician, musician-loved by all until he finds himself in a concentration camp, confronted by Commandant Klein. Adam survives the camp by becoming the Klein's ...
Style: touching, bleak, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: holocaust, nazi, world war two, survival, haunted by the past, against humanity, life is a bitch, mental illness, concentration camp, circus, patient, circus performer ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 60s, 1930s, year 1961 ...
Place: europe, israel, middle east, berlin germany, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Divided We Fall (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In Nazi occupied Czechoslovakia, a childless couple agree to hide a Jewish friend at great personal risk of discovery and execution.
Style: surreal, compassionate, lyrical, touching, disturbing ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, jewish, survival, idealism, human spirit, self discovery, wartime life, against humanity, nazi occupation, couple relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: germany, poland, tokyo, eastern europe, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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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Genre: Drama, War
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Duration: 161 min.
Story: A final episode in the trilogy about the Russian partisan's resistance during WWII. The film is set in 1944, when Russian partisans are making progress in their fighting against the Nazi occupation of Russia, Poland and Czechoslovakia. Lt. ...
Plot: world war two, partisan, great patriotic war, nazi occupation, soviet army, firearm
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Tin Drum (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany, France, Poland
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Oskar is born in Germany in 1924 with an advanced intellect. Repulsed by the hypocrisy of adults and the irresponsibility of society, he refuses to grow older after his third birthday.
Style: surreal, disturbing, art house, thought provoking, harsh ...
Plot: fascism, world war two, coming of age, wartime life, nazi, circus, magic realism, war, life is a bitch, political unrest, against humanity, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, year 1939, 19th century ...
Place: germany, latin america, japan, europe, central europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Ithaca (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a small town in California's San Joaquin Valley, 14-year-old Homer Macauley is determined to be the best and fastest bicycle telegraph messenger anyone has ever seen. His older brother has gone to war, leaving Homer to look after his widowed ...
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: world war two, coming of age, brother brother relationship, family relations, friendship, promise, fear, husband wife relationship, death of brother, jealousy, teenage boy, anti war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Shop on Main Street (1965)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In a small town in Nazi-occupied Slovakia during World War II, decent but timid carpenter Tono is named "Aryan comptroller" of a button store owned by an old Jewish widow, Rozalie. Since the post comes with a salary and standing in the ...
Style: sincere, atmospheric, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, anti semitism, store, nazi, german, politics, fascism, jewish, dehumanization, deportation, rescue ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: slovakia, israel, eastern europe, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Jakob the Liar (1999)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, France, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 1944 Poland, a Jewish shop keeper named Jakob is summoned to ghetto headquarters after being caught out after curfew. While waiting for the German Kommondant, Jakob overhears a German radio broadcast about Russian troop movements. Returned to the ...
Style: light, feel good, sentimental, inspirational, factual ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, jewish, nazi, judaism, war, jewish ghetto, lie, radio, russian, death, transformation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
All My Loved Ones (1999)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Told from the perspective of man reflecting on his childhood in Prauge in the early years of World War 2 and the eventual destruction of his family as the Nazis rise to power. The storyline focuses heavily on Jewish-Czech Silberstein family members. ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, coming of age, escapades, hopes, society, life is a bitch, life turned upside down, judaism, youth, war, ghetto, starvation ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 153 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, retro
Plot: world war two, resistance, death, family relations, wartime life, military, manhood, heroic mission, holocaust, life is a bitch, state affairs, politics ...
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Style: captivating, realistic, serious, disturbing, bleak
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Style: disturbing, suspense, exciting, bleak
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Style: serious, realistic, tense, bleak
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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