Movies like Bitter Harvest

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Bitter Harvest (2017)
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Bitter Harvest (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set between the two World Wars and based on true historical events, Bitter Harvest conveys the untold story of the Holodomor, the genocidal famine engineered by the tyrant Joseph Stalin. The film displays a powerful tale of love, honour, rebellion and survival at a time when Ukraine was forced to adjust to the horrifying territorial ambitions of the burgeoning Soviet Union.
Style: psychological, tense, sincere, captivating, suspense, disturbing, art house, period piece
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: hunger, peasant, genocide, love, life is a bitch, brutality, couples, society, adaptation, fight, violence, youth, crimes, family relations, greed, dishonesty, hopes, world war two, world war one, cannibalism, intrigue, nutrition, farming, josef stalin, symbol ...
Time: 1930s
Place: ukraine

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Most similar movies to Bitter Harvest

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out disturbing, realistic, captivating and tense films with plots about danger, society, life is a bitch, friendship, world war two, war and violence mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Bitter Harvest: Warsaw 44 (2014), The Confrontation (2006), Semper Fi (2019), The Jesus Rolls (2019), Shake Hands with the Devil (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Warsaw 44 (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A beautiful story about youth, love, friendship and the pursuit of adventure during the bloody and brutal reality of the Warsaw Uprising.
Style: realistic, captivating, romantic, tense, psychological ...
Plot: world war two, nazi germany, nazi occupation, nazism, death, love and romance, friendship, society, war, relationships, rebel army, love story ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s, 20th century
Place: poland
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The Confrontation (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Moldavia, 1944. An elite squad of Red Army scouts is sent to stop an equally elite squad of Germans soldiers committing war crimes behind Soviet lines.
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: reconnaissance, world war two, behind enemy lines, battles, war crime, military, crimes, heroic mission, murder, fight, heroes, society ...
Place: ussr, russia, ukraine, crimea
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 6.1
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Semper Fi (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Cal is a dedicated cop who also serves as a sergeant in the Marine Corps Reserve. When his reckless half brother lands in jail for accidentally killing a man, Cal and his buddies hatch a plan to break him out of prison -- no matter what the cost.
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, psychological, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, murder, violence, brutality, friendship, crimes, dishonesty, adaptation, life is a bitch, rivalry, ambition, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Jesus Rolls (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Hours after his release from prison, Jesus Quintana pairs up with fellow misfits Petey and Marie for a freewheeling joyride of petty crime and romance.
Style: psychological, sincere, disturbing, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: bowling, friendship, adventure, couples, crimes, adaptation, escapades, rivalry, love, violence, hopes, youth ...
Time: contemporary
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Shake Hands with the Devil (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Canadian Lt. General Romeo Dallaire was the military commander of the UN mission in Rwanda and this movie is personal and, all too true, story of his time there during the genocide of 1994. It is not quite as moving as the earlier Hotel Rwanda and ...
Style: disturbing, serious, rough, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: genocide, politics, betrayal, chaos, civil war, military, dishonesty, righting the wronged, introspection, moral dilemma, anti war, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, rwanda
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61%
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Dilan 1991 (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Dilan & Milea are now dating. But as time goes by, Dilan has to choose between his motorcycle club or Milea.
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating, sincere, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: motorcycle gang, love, friendship, adaptation, rivalry, violence, society, romance, crimes, female nudity, couples, high school ...
Time: 90s, year 1991
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59%
The Yellow Birds (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two young soldiers, Bartle and Murph, navigate the terrors of the Iraq war under the command of the older, troubled Sergeant Sterling. All the while, Bartle is tortured by a promise he made to Murph's mother before their deployment.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, disturbing, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: iraq war, military, soldier, friendship, military officer, brutality, war, heroes, adaptation, life is a bitch, courage, murder ...
Place: virginia
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57%
 7.1
 15K
Lore (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Australia, Germany, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After her Nazi parents are imprisoned, Lore leads her younger siblings across a war-torn Germany in 1945. Amidst the chaos, she encounters mysterious Jewish refugee Thomas, who shatters her fragile reality with hatred and desire. To live, she must ...
Style: tense, disturbing, bleak, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: survival, world war two, nazi, nazism, coming of age, youth, hitler, holocaust, jewish, war, children, child as adult ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, 20th century, year 1945
Place: germany, poland, australia, berlin germany, hamburg germany ...
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57%
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The Emperor: Owner of the Mask (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
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Story: In the 1700's, Crown Prince Lee Sun fights against Pyunsoo hwe. Pyunsoo hwe is an organization that has accumulated power and wealth through privatizing water all over Joseon. Crown Prince Lee Sun becomes a hope for the people who suffers. ...
Style: disturbing, tense, psychological, captivating, sincere
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, society, prince, royal family, heroes, rivalry, escapades, fight, rescue, love and romance, ambition, life is a bitch ...
Time: 18th century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Escape from Sobibor (1987)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
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, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: concentration camp, world war two, pow, holocaust, escape, genocide, against humanity, military, war, captivity, brutality, prison ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Burning Sands (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Deep into Hell Week, a favored pledgee is torn between honoring his code of silence or standing up against the intensifying violence of underground hazing.
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing, captivating, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: brotherhood, university, friendship, murder, youth, crimes, disorder, society, obsession, death, betrayal, dishonesty ...
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54%
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Fitoor (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A young artist tries to win the heart of his muse, while her mother hatches a scheme to end his quest for true love.
Style: captivating, sincere, light, sexy, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: love, love affair, couples, fall in love, couple relations, friendship, family relations, friends, love and romance, destiny, hopes, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: kashmir
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53%
Burnt by the Sun 2: Citadel (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The final part of Mikhalkov's trilogy about Divisional Commander Kotov finds him returning home during World War II having been betrayed, narrowly escaped execution for treason and nearly reduced to dust in a prison camp. Only to discover that ...
Style: realistic, stylized, atmospheric, serious, epic ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, life is a bitch, wartime life, dishonesty, war, battles, family problems, injustice, family relations, battle zone, nurse ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: ussr, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Immortality Corridor (2019)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Yesterday's Leningrad schoolgirl Masha Yablochkina, after a fierce blockade winter of 1941-1942, comes to the railway courses hoping to survive and gain strength. From there, the girl is sent to the construction of the Shlisselburg highway, ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, bleak, tense, exciting
Plot: world war two, life is a bitch, construction, friendship, girl heroine, historical event, adaptation, death, hopes, betrayal, redemption, rivalry ...
Time: year 1943
Place: ussr, russia
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52%
 6.8
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Ali and Nino (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Azerbaijan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Muslim prince Ali and Georgian aristocrat Nino have grown up in the Russian province of Azerbaijan. Their tragic love story sees the outbreak of the First World War and the world’s struggle for Baku’s oil. Ultimately they must choose to fight ...
Style: thought provoking, sincere, disturbing, touching, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, date night
Plot: muslim, couples, turk, world war one, society, impossible love, christian, family relations, romance, love and romance, secret love, friendship ...
Place: georgia (former ussr), azerbaijan, georgia, caucasus
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51%
Battle of Warsaw 1920 (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Poland's winning battle against Soviet Russia as seen through the eyes of two young protagonists, Ola and Jan. She is a Warsaw cabaret dancer, while he is a cavalry officer and poet who believes in socialist ideals
Style: captivating, suspense, factual, tense
Plot: battlefield, propaganda, battles, nurse, capture, singer, epic battle, war, romance, rivalry, soldier, showdown ...
Time: 1920s
Place: warsaw poland, poland
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51%
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Redbad (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 160 min.
Story: In the year of 754 AD, during a time of epic battles and bloodshed, the legend of the pagan warrior king, Rebad, is born, but so is a new weapon against his people: Christianity. Redbad must ultimately unite a Viking army powerful enough to defeat ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, suspense, exciting
Plot: pagan, viking, child murder, medieval, heroes, vengeance, death, rivalry, friendship, family relations, culture clash, dishonesty ...
Time: 8th century, middle ages
Place: scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.6
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Shooting Dogs (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two westerners, a priest and a teacher find themselves in the middle of the Rwandan genocide and face a moral dilemna. Do they place themselves in danger and protect the refugees, or escape the country with their lives? Based on a true story.
Style: disturbing, bleak, sad, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: genocide, politics, survival, violence, teacher, priest, survivor, against the odds, moral dilemma, human spirit, fighting the system, tragic hero ...
Time: 90s, year 1994
Place: africa, rwanda, south africa, united kingdom
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50%
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 7.3
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Red Sorghum (1988)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: China
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An old leper who owned a remote sorghum winery dies. Jiu'er, the wife bought by the leper, and her lover, identified only as "my Grandpa" by the narrator, take over the winery and set up an idealized quasi-matriarchal community headed ...
Style: tense, sexy, macabre, gloomy, thought provoking ...
Plot: world war two, wine, sino japanese war, vengeance, twists and turns, transformation, visceral, tragedy, crime gone awry, minimal dialogue, chinese, melancholy ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: china, tokyo, japan, berlin germany, asia
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49%
Cyrano, My Love (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: December 1897, Paris. Edmond Rostand is not yet thirty but already two children and a lot of anxieties. He has not written anything for two years. In desperation, he offers the great Constant Coquelin a new play, a heroic comedy, in verse, for the ...
Style: humorous, psychological, captivating, sincere, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: writers, love, theater, writer's life, hopes, family, escapades, ambition, obsession, friendship, society, life philosophy ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s
Place: paris france, france
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49%
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
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49%
Kandahar Break: Fortress of War (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1999, a British mine clearance engineer working for the Taliban government in Afghanistan must flee the country when he becomes embroiled in a deadly game of intrigue and betrayal.
Style: serious, tense, suspense, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wartime life, state affairs, life is a bitch, life turned upside down, escapades, manhunt, chase, disorder, intrigue, weapons, culture clash, desert ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: afghanistan, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Uri: The Surgical Strike (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Following the roguish terrorist attacks at Uri Army Base camp in Kashmir, India takes the fight to the enemy, in its most successful covert operation till date with one and only one objective of avenging their fallen heroes.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, terrorism, military, army, terrorist attack, murder, violence, crimes, friendship, propaganda, hunting, battlefield ...
Time: 21st century, year 2016, year 2015, 2010s
Place: india, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Address Unknown (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Romances end in blood and the frail hopes of individuals are torn apart in a vile karmic continuity of colonialism, civil war and occupation. After surviving Japanese colonization, Korea became the first war zone of the Cold War. The legacy of war ...
Style: psychological, sincere, serious, rough, philosophical ...
Plot: haunted by the past, life is a bitch, wartime life, teenage life, society, family relations, social misfits, love and romance, rebellion, couple relations, youth, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.6
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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 ⇓
48%
The Flowers of War (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 146 min.
Story: A Westerner finds refuge with a group of women in a church during Japan's rape of Nanking in 1937. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to safety.
Style: emotional, realistic, harsh, touching, brutal ...
Plot: world war two, atrocity, japanese occupation of china, prostitution, suffering, war, sino japanese war, prostitute, holocaust, wartime, survival, brothel ...
Time: year 1937, 1930s, 20th century
Place: china, asia, germany, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Beneath Hill 60 (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The true story of Australia's cat-and-mouse underground mine warfare – one of the most misunderstood, misrepresented and mystifying conflicts of WW I. It was a secret struggle BENEATH the Western Front that combined daring engineering, ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: war, world war one, military, human spirit, hopes, tunnel, life is a bitch, heroes, brutality, intrigue, trench warfare, british military ...
Time: 20th century, year 1916, 1910s
Place: belgium, germany, australia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Where Hands Touch (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Germany, 1944. Leyna, the 15-year old daughter of a white German mother and a black African father, meets Lutz, a compassionate member of the Hitler Youth whose father is a prominent Nazi solider, and they form an unlikely connection in this quickly ...
Style: thought provoking, emotional, disturbing, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: racism, interracial romance, nazi germany, world war two, concentration camp, hitler youth, overcoming, young love, biracial, racial injustice, genocide, oppression ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.7
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Sonny Boy (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Waldemar Nods, a young man from Suriname, meets the older Dutch woman Rika van der Lans and they fall in love. In pre-WWII Netherlands they could not be more different. The one black, the other white, 17 years between them and on top of that Rika ...
Style: sincere, touching, captivating, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: interracial relations, world war two, unlikely couple, forbidden love, coming of age, family relations, love affair, society, romance, couples, parents and children, racism ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.0
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Texas '46 (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on a true story its the untold story of Italian World War II POW"S in Jan 1946. Luca Zingaretti stars as one of over 50,000 Italian Prisoners of War detained at POW camps in the U.S. Roy Schneider stars as Colonel Gartner, the Commander ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: fascism, world war two, military, military life, prison life, genocide, wartime life, confined, isolation, captivity, society, prison ...
Time: 1940s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%