Movies like Frantz

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Frantz (2016)
 7.5
 12K
Frantz (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the aftermath of WWI, a young German who grieves the death of her fiancé in France meets a mysterious French man who visits the fiance’s grave to lay flowers.
Style: romantic, inspirational, sentimental, touching, captivating, remake of american film
Plot: post war, french soldier, world war one, german, german soldier, sadness, letter, death of loved one, death of husband, grave, husband wife relationship, casualty of war, soldier, violinist, love, life turned upside down, unfulfillment, impossible love, homosexual subtext, lgbt, dancing, musician, friendship, hotel, food ...
Time: post world war one, year 1918, 1910s, year 1919
Place: germany, paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and touching films with plots about death, german, kiss, singing, friendship, singer and love mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like Frantz: Never Look Away (2018), Happy Christmas (2005), A Tale of Love and Darkness (2015), The Water Diviner (2014), The White Countess (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Never Look Away (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 189 min.
Story: Inspired by real events and spanning three eras of German history, film tells the story of Kurt, a young art student who falls in love with fellow student, Ellie. Ellie’s father, Professor Seeband, a famous doctor, is dismayed at his daughter’s ...
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, sincere, based on true events
Plot: painter, nazism, love, ss, holocaust, manipulation, father daughter relationship, truth, portrait painting, pregnant woman, childhood memory, pregnant ...
Time: year 1961, year 1963, year 1956, year 1951, 1940s ...
Place: germany, berlin germany, german democratic republic, east germany, west berlin west germany ...
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100%
Happy Christmas (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Music, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany, UK, Belgium, Romania, Norway, Japan, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In 1914, World War I, the bloodiest war ever at that time in human history, was well under way. However on Christmas Eve, numerous sections of the Western Front called an informal, and unauthorized, truce where the various front-line soldiers of the ...
Style: uplifting, touching, emotional, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: christmas, world war one, idealism, friendship, human spirit, german, battles, soldier, truce, war, hopes, french ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914
Place: europe, berlin germany, brussels, glasgow scotland, oslo norway ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
A Tale of Love and Darkness (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A story about the childhood of Oz in Jerusalem and his youth in the Kibbutz during the British Mandate and the first days of the state of Israel. The plot describes the relationship between young Oz to his mother and his first steps as a writer.
Style: sincere, sad, psychological, suspenseful, based on true events
Plot: israeli palestinian conflict, depression, family relations, husband wife relationship, school, anti semitism, mother son relationship, autobiography, based on a novel, childhood memory, female director, drink ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, year 1947
Place: jerusalem, israel, palestine, india, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Water Diviner (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In 1919, Australian farmer Joshua Connor travels to Turkey to discover the fate of his three sons, reported missing in action. Holding on to hope, Joshua must travel across the war-torn landscape to find the truth and his own peace.
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, compassionate, suspense ...
Plot: world war one, missing person, missing son, family drama, parents and children, redemption, death of son, promise, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, loss of son, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1915, year 1919
Place: australia, turkey, ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The White Countess (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Germany, China, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The last movie from the team of Ismail Merchant, James Ivory, and Kazuo Ishiguro. Set in 1930s Shanghai, "The White Countess" is both Sofia (Natasha Richardson), a fallen member of the Russian aristocracy, and a nightclub created by a ...
Style: atmospheric, romantic, sentimental, emotional, touching ...
Plot: friendship, countess, fall in love, couple relations, unlikely couple, love and romance, couples, romance, politics, intrigue, russian, blindness ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1937, year 1936 ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong, shanghai china, macau ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.7
 4K
A Promise (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A romantic drama set in Germany just before WWI and centered on a married woman who falls in love with her husband's teacher. Separated by the war, they pledge their devotion to one another.
Style: touching, emotional, romantic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, fall in love, married woman, life is a bitch, extramarital affair, love triangle, world war one, intergenerational friendship, older man younger woman relationship, adultery, cheating wife, unfaithful wife ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914, edwardian era, post world war one
Place: germany, france, europe, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Beloved Sisters (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A love triangle forms between post-Enlightenment writer Friedrich Schiller and two sisters -- one who became his wife, and the other, his biographer.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, gloomy
Plot: love triangle, family relations, aristocrat, fall in love, love affair, romance, family life, love and romance, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1790s
Place: germany, switzerland, swiss alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Lady and the Duke (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 129 min.
Story: This breathtaking, visually experimental film from New Wave director Eric Rohmer tells the true story of Grace Dalrymple Elliot (Lucy Russell), a British aristocrat trapped in Paris during the French Revolution. Determined to maintain her stiff ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, disturbing, clever ...
Plot: master and servant, politics, aristocrat, battles, friendship, duke, french revolution, forbidden love, romance, rebelliousness, society, political unrest ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 19th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, marseille provence, napoli italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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25 Fireman's Street (1973)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 97 min.
Story: On one hot summer night, the residents of a Hungarian apartment house slated for demolition restlessly revisit their haunted pasts as they face an uncertain future. In a gently turning kaleidoscope of dream imagery, regret-laden nostalgia and ...
Style: serious, contemplative, talky, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: world war two, family relations, attic, immigrants, forbidden love, couples, political unrest, politics, anti war, rebelliousness, society, introspection ...
Place: hungary, former yugoslavia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A Very Long Engagement (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: France, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: In 1919, Mathilde was 19 years old. Two years earlier, her fiancé Manech left for the front at the Somme. Like millions of others he was "killed on the field of battle." It's written in black and white on the official notice. But ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, emotional, sentimental, romantic ...
Plot: world war one, private detective, missing person, against the odds, uncover truth, war, young lovers, french, investigation, love and romance, obsession, army ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20s, 20th century, year 1919 ...
Place: france, paris france, europe, marseille provence, marseille ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Officer's Ward (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The first days of WWI. Adrien, a young and handsome lieutenant, is wounded by a piece of shrapnel. He will spend the entire wartime at the Val-de-Grâce Hospital, in Paris. Five long years, and his life will change forever...
Style: uplifting, serious, touching, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: anti war, military, soldier, hopes, starting over, human spirit, life turned upside down, war, wartime life, hospital, world war one, bravery ...
Time: post world war one, 1910s, year 1918, year 1914
Place: france, paris france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
 7K
Good (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Germany, Hungary, Cayman Islands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The rise of national socialism in Germany should not be regarded as a conspiracy of madmen. Millions of "good" people found themselves in a society spiralling into terrible chaos. A film about then, which illuminates the terrors of now.
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, moral dilemma, state affairs, wartime life, political unrest, society, nazism, friendship, world war two, anti semitism, writers, euthanasia ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1918, year 1942 ...
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.8
 36K
Jules and Jim (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Paris, before WWI, two friends, Jules (Austrian) and Jim (French) fall in love with the same woman, Catherine. But Catherine loves and marries Jules. After the war, when they meet again in Germany, Catherine starts to love Jim... This is the ...
Style: talky, sexy, atmospheric, contemplative, controversial ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, marriage, german, promiscuity, world war one, musician, prostitute, adultery, jealousy, new wave, polyamory ...
Time: 1910s, 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 20th century ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.2
 137K
Cold Mountain (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Italy, Romania, USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: In this classic story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier named W.P. Inman deserts his unit and travels across the South, aiming to return to his young wife, Ada, who he left behind ...
Style: captivating, emotional, epic, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: tragic love, american civil war, getting home, slavery, survival, lovers reunited, loss of family member, lovers apart, power of love, love and romance, wartime life, love story ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: usa, south carolina, north carolina, appalachia, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Group Portrait with a Lady (1977)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story follows the life of a regular German women Leni Gruyten during the 1930s and 1940s. Through her interactions with friends, family and other people she knows, the regular folks' perception of the Nazi era is shown. (IMDb)
Style: epic, pre war
Plot: grave, prisoner, russian, female nudity, jewish, male female relationship, russian soldier, tragic event, post war, peace, flashback, guilt ...
Place: berlin germany, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Year of the Quiet Sun (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Poland, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Shortly after WWII an American soldier (Norman) and a Polish refugee (Emilia) fall in deep love. Eventually he will return to USA and both expect that she will soon follow him. Emilia's mother is sick but would recover by available medicine. ...
Style: realistic, touching, gloomy, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: war, soldier, world war two, love, american, love affair, unfulfillment, military, human spirit, love and romance, hopes, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1946, year 1964
Place: poland, europe, berlin germany, arizona, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Marcel Proust's Time Regained (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy, Portugal
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Marcel Proust (1871-1922) is on his deathbed. Looking at photographs brings memories of his childhood, his youth, his lovers, and the way the Great War put an end to a stratum of society. His memories are in no particular order, they move back and ...
Style: atmospheric, gloomy, psychological, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: childhood, infidelity, baron, voyeurism, writer's life, couples, society, human nature, gays and lesbians, couple relations, artists and showbiz, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s, 1910s, 1890s ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, normandy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: emotional, bleak, realistic, based on true events, serious
Plot: holocaust, family relations, danger, war, wartime life, concentration camp, life is a bitch, defiant, confined, world war two, betrayal, forceful separation ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, 1990s, 1930s ...
Place: europe, hungary, budapest hungary, budapest, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Head in the Clouds (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A romantic drama set in 1930's England, Paris, and Spain. Gilda Bessé shares her Paris apartment with an Irish schoolteacher, Guy Malyon, and Mia, a refugee from Spain. As the world drifts toward war, Gilda defiantly pursues her hedonistic ...
Style: sexy, captivating, sentimental, romantic, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, sexual relations, world war two, false accusation, soldier, romance, lesbian, love and romance, war, couple relations, fall in love, couples ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 1940s, 20th century ...
Place: paris france, europe, spain, france, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.1
 33K
The Messenger (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Will Montgomery (Ben Foster), a U.S. Army Staff Sergeant who has returned home from Iraq, is assigned to the Army’s Casualty Notification service. Montgomery is partnered with Captain Tony Stone (Woody Harrelson), to give notice to the families of ...
Style: touching, sincere, bleak, emotional, depressing ...
Plot: soldier, military, loneliness, responsibility, redemption, war, human nature, officer, bereavement, friendship, iraq war, casualty of war ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, bosnia, iraq, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.5
 13K
Sunshine (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Germany, Austria, Canada, Hungary, France, UK, USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: The film follows a Jewish family living in Hungary through three generations, rising from humble beginnings to positions of wealth and power in the crumbling Austro-Hungarian Empire. The patriarch becomes a prominent judge but is torn when his ...
Style: epic, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: anti semitism, holocaust, fascism, politics, family relations, siblings relations, family life, political unrest, society, dictatorship, generation gap, fencing ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 90s, 1900s, twentieth century ...
Place: hungary, serbia, europe, budapest hungary, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Landscape After Battle (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Film opens with the mad rush of haphazard freedom as the concentration camps are liberated. Men are trying to grab food, change clothes, bury their tormentors they find alive. Then they are herded into other camps as the Allies try to devise policy ...
Style: bleak, serious, contemplative, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: world war two, survival, concentration camp, dealing with death, unfulfillment, confined, hopes, war, against humanity, romance, creative block, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1945
Place: poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Battle of the Brave (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: In the mid-18th Century, as England and France battle over control of Canada, an epic romance between a peasant woman and a trapper unfurls
Style: realistic, emotional, serious
Plot: church, battles, soldier, betrayal, native american, rebelliousness, tragic love, love affair, state affairs, curses spells and rituals, heroes, interracial relations ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: france, canada, england, europe, montreal quebec ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Free-spirited writer Juliet Ashton forms a life-changing bond with the delightful and eccentric Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, when she decides to write about the book club they formed during the occupation of Guernsey in WWII.
Style: touching, romantic, sincere, uplifting
Plot: nazi occupation, friendship, island, letter, female writer, fiance fiancee relationship, world war two, love, writers, book, nazi, reading a book ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, year 1946
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.2
 7K
Bent (1997)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Max is a handsome young man who, after a fateful tryst with a German soldier, is forced to run for his life. Eventually Max is placed in a concentration camp where he pretends to be Jewish because in the eyes of the Nazis, gays are the lowest form ...
Style: touching, serious, bleak, brutal, disturbing ...
Plot: holocaust, gay, survival, friendship, concentration camp, dehumanization, human spirit, gay love, danger, confined, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.6
 3K
Zelary (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A nurse and her surgeon-lover are part of a resistance movement in 1940s Czechoslovakia. When they are discovered, her lover flees and she must find a place to hide. A patient whose life she saved, a man from a remote mountain village where time ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, sincere, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: redemption, small town, romance, couple relations, life is a bitch, hopes, society, resistance, post war, world war two, fugitives, marriage ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: prague, prague czechoslovakia, czechoslovakia, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 2K
Guernica (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The fates of Henry - an American correspondent - and Teresa, one of the Republic's censors during the Spanish Civil War.
Style: based on true events
Plot: journalist, battlefield, civil war, war, mountain, water hose, frame up, movie theatre, painting, dancing, cigarette lighter, listening to music ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two, year 1939, year 1999, year 1937 ...
Place: spain, madrid, basque country
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.8
 27K
Tolkien (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: England, early 20th century. The future writer and philologist John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (1892-1973) and three of his schoolmates create a strong bond between them as they share the same passion for literature and art, a true fellowship that ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, suspense, rough
Plot: male friendship, friendship between men, world war one, boys' school, class differences, coming of age, young soldier, male protagonist, soldier, teenage boy, group of friends, friendship between boys ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 90s, year 1971, year 1916 ...
Place: oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Accompanist (1992)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Nazi-occupied Paris, a young accompanist named Sophie Vasseur gets a job with famed singer Irene Brice. As Irene's husband Charles, a businessman collaborating with the Nazis, wrestles with his conscience, Sophie becomes obsessed with Irene, ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: betrayal, obsession, politics, world war two, infidelity, singer, pianist, maid, showbiz, religions or cults, love triangle, on the run ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: paris france, england, london, europe, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.3
 16K
Phoenix (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A disfigured concentration-camp survivor, unrecognizable after facial reconstruction surgery, searches ravaged postwar Berlin for the husband who might have betrayed her to the Nazis.
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, tense, enigmatic ...
Plot: neo noir, survivor, haunted by the past, physical appearance, singing, betrayal, neo-noir, husband wife relationship, hospital, surgery, strong female character, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944, year 1943 ...
Place: europe, berlin germany, germany, palestine, west germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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