Movies like Adelheid

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Adelheid (1970)
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Adelheid (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the aftermath of World War II, a former Czech soldier takes charge of a manor formerly owned by a German family. He falls in love with the daughter, who is now a maid, and is forced to confront the stress between his love and his conscience when he discovers her sheltering her German-soldier brother.
Style: touching, atmospheric, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: military, forbidden love, world war two, romance, soldier, life is a bitch, love and romance, anti war, new wave, haunted by the past, society, wartime life, military life, estate, unfulfillment, forest, post war, locomotive, comeback, old mansion, german occupation
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, czech republic, czechoslovakia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and touching films with plots about wartime life, world war two, society, life is a bitch, soldier, love and romance and military mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Adelheid: Sword of Honour (2001), Land Girls (2009), The Poet (2007), Here Below (2012), The Blitz (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sword of Honour (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 191 min.
Story: Guy Crouchback joins the war effort during World War 2, an idealistic quest to join the forces of good in the fight against evil. But his efforts is not rewarded, he never has any chance to join any real fighting, circumstances always prevent it. ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching, gloomy
Plot: military, fighting the system, love triangle, love and romance, life is a bitch, betrayal, soldier, haunted by the past, military life, world war two, basic training, war ...
Time: 1940s
Place: england, europe
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95%
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 2K
Land Girls (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 225 min.
Story: The lives, loves and highs and lows of four members of the Women's Land Army working at the Hoxley Estate during World War II.
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: wartime life, world war two, life is a bitch, military, family relations, strong female presence, soldier, friendship, rise and fall, love, estate, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: england, europe
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70%
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The Poet (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: At the dawn of World War 2, a Rabbi's daughter and a disenchanted German soldier fall in love and are separated by the war. They struggle on a perilous journey to find one another.
Style: realistic, disturbing, emotional, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: forbidden love, couples, war, romance, against humanity, family relations, soldier, sexual content, rabbi, wartime life, unfulfillment, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 40s ...
Place: poland, europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.7
 104
Here Below (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The true story of a nun who betrayed a network of Resistance fighters after having a passionate but doomed love affair with a priest during the Second World War.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, captivating, gloomy
Plot: impossible love, catholic church, nun, german occupation, love affair, wartime life, forbidden love, life is a bitch, fall in love, dishonesty, society, clergy ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 4.0
 2K
The Blitz (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A thrilling love story between the young boxer Vincent and the German Eva, who soon has to marry with the middle-aged Dirk to save her family. While the war starts in the Netherlands their impossible love inflames. May 14, 1940, the day that the ...
Style: realistic, emotional, suspenseful, touching, serious ...
Plot: world war two, life is a bitch, wartime life, society, social differences, bombing, arranged marriage, unfulfillment, romance, german occupation, brother sister relationship, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Baby Blue Marine (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A would-be Marine fails basic training, and is sent home wearing the "baby blue" fatigues of a washout. En route, he is mugged by a battle-fatigued Marine Raider, who leaves him to hitch-hike home in an undeserved hero's uniform. A ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, uplifting, captivating
Plot: mistaken identity, basic training, world war two, disgraced, small town life, disorder, dishonesty, military life, boot camp, society, small town, redemption ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: colorado, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.3
 590
Resistance (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The epic tale of an American reconnaissance pilot downed in occupied Belgium at the height of World War II. Hidden by resistance fighters, the pilot falls in love with the wife of the man who will save him. When their affair is exposed, an act of ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspense
Plot: love triangle, wartime life, forbidden love, military, soldier, heroic mission, survival, fall in love, love affair, romance, danger, infidelity ...
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Bridges of Sarajevo (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Switzerland, Italy, Portugal, Bulgaria, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Thirteen European directors explore the theme of Sarajevo; what this city has represented in European history over the past hundred years, and what Sarajevo stands for today in Europe. These eminent filmmakers of different generations and origins ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, disturbing, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: haunted by the past, politics, life is a bitch, wartime life, political unrest, anti war, society, state affairs, archive footage, world war one, female director
Time: 20th century
Place: bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Magic of Ordinary Days (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pregnant out of wedlock, an educated young woman is pressured by her father into an arranged marriage with a lonely farmer in this drama set during WWII.
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: marriage of convenience, love and romance, hopes, world war two, family relations, romance, society, soldier, destiny, love affair, life is a bitch, friendship ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 368
Going Home (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Indonesia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Johan Ten Berghe joins the Dutch army when the Dutch East Indies unilaterally declare independence as Indonesia. He initiates his naive driver Twan in life in the East, having grown up there as son of colonial official Hendrik, now missing. Their ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating, non-linear, emotional ...
Plot: war, best friends, rivalry, soldier, military, society, rebellion, military life, culture clash, revolution, friends, public humiliation ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: indonesia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Marriage of Maria Braun (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Near the end of World War II, Maria marries Hermann, who is immediately sent off to battle. When the war concludes, Maria believes that Hermann is dead. She starts working at an Allied bar, where she meets American soldier Bill. They start a ...
Style: emotional, psychological, touching, serious, surreal ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, world war two, love triangle, post war, couples, lovers reunited, rise to the top, romance, battle of the sexes, love and romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943, 1950s ...
Place: germany, europe, west germany, berlin germany, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.6
 343
1939 (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 193 min.
Story: When the war breaks out, Annika lives with her parents in Värmland, close to the border to Norway. Her cousin Harald is a dealer in the black market but has to escape from the police to Norway. Annika moves to Stockholm and gets a job as a ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: world war two, friends, best friends, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, war, couples, wartime life, love, female nudity, black market ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: europe, sweden, norway, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Valley of the Bees (1968)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ondrej, a young boy who loves bees and bats, is introduced to his new mother, a woman much younger than his father. Her brings her a bowl of flower petals which she starts to throw in the air and then gives out a shriek, as she discovers several ...
Style: epic, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: family in crisis, religions or cults, family relations, introspection, society, couples, cause and meaning, friends, clergy, state affairs, parents and children, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
House with a Turret (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 80 min.
Story: During the final winter of WWII, as displaced persons return to their former homes in the Soviet Union, an 8-year-old boy is left alone when his mother dies en route.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, stylized, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: orphan, on the road, human nature, society, life is a bitch, youth, wartime life, little boy, world war two, death of mother, coming of age, down on your luck ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Maruta 3 ... Destroy all Evidence (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: During the shut down and destruction of the Japanese test camp Squadron 731 in Manchuria, a soldier becomes infected with a virus developed during the camp's testing and risks spreading it into Japan on the train ride home.
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: against humanity, world war two, war, dehumanization, bio weapon, military base, military life, deadly, life is a bitch, danger, survival, soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: asia, japan, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Signs of Life (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: During World War II, three German soldiers are withdrawn from combat when one of them, Stroszek, is wounded. They are assigned to a small coastal community on the Greek island of Kos while Stroszek recuperates. The men become increasingly stir crazy ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, atmospheric, tense
Plot: world war two, soldier, island, german soldier, isolation, military base, greek, village, dull life, losing-it hero, military, confined ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: greece, italy, mediterranean sea, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Paradise in Service (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Taiwan, China
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Set in the island Kinmen, often seen as the most dangerous military base because it’s geographically close to China, "Paradise in Service" follows the adventure of a boy who serves his military service in Unit 831 from 1969 to 1972, in ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: romance, soldier, military life, military base, military, prostitute, friendship, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, forbidden love, island ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, pre world war two, 60s
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Bulgarian Rhapsody (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria, Israel
Duration: 108 min.
Story: the story of two adolescents, Moni and Zhozho, who meet 17-year-old Zheni in 1943 and with whom both fell in love. The events that follow unfold while Bulgaria has to decide on the deportation of 11 343 Jewish citizens in Macedonia and Thrace.
Style: emotional, suspenseful, captivating, touching, serious ...
Plot: on the run, fall in love, teenage love, wartime life, friendship, youth, anti semitism, society, love and romance, teenage life, world war two, holocaust ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 697
4 Days in May (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Russia, Ukraine
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of Russian soldiers are sent into Northern Germany at the tail-end of WWII, where they occupy a children's home in close proximity to a larger German unit. Against these odds, a friendship forms between a German orphan and a childless ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspense
Plot: world war two, holocaust, battles, love affair, military life, military, friendship, wartime life, soldier, basic training, russian soldier, beach ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Under the Protection of Ka'Bah (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Growing up in West Sumatra in the 1920s, Hamid and Zainab comes from families from very different social classes. Hamid is poor, while Zainab is wealthy. Hamid receives a scholarship from Zainab’s father and Hamid’s mother works for Zainab’s ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: forbidden love, fall in love, rich and poor, social differences, society, youth, teenage life, romance, parents and children, love and romance, religions or cults, islam
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.8
 5K
Circles (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Serbia, Germany, France, Slovenia, Croatia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Circles (Serbian: Krugovi) is a Serbian movie based on the true story of a Serbian soldier who risked his life to protect a Muslim civilian during the war in Bosnia. During the war in Bosnia in 1993, a Serbian soldier pays for his life after ...
Style: serious, sincere, thought provoking, captivating, tense ...
Plot: surgery, society, hopes, post war, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, redemption, moral dilemma, metaphor, destiny, lifesaver, job seeking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005, 90s, year 1993 ...
Place: europe, serbia, germany, bosnia, former yugoslavia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.7
 2K
Wings (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Maya Bulgakova gives a marvelous performance as a once heroic Russian fighter pilot now living a quiet, disappointingly ordinary life as a school principal.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, touching, contemplative ...
Plot: world war two, midlife crisis, unfulfillment, obsession, high school, haunted by the past, military, fish out of water, wartime life, culture clash, post world war two, school principal ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Same Same But Different (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Benjamin Prufer and Sreykeo Solvan. The unexpected and uncertain love story of Sreykeo, a 21 year old bar girl in Phnom Penh and Ben, a young German student traveling to Cambodia on a post graduation summer trip. When Ben ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, realistic, sentimental, offbeat ...
Plot: love affair, unlikely couple, hopes, fall in love, romance, life is a bitch, interracial relations, love and romance, terminal illness, youth, culture clash, social differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cambodia, germany, europe, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 5.7
 294
Anita B. (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Hungary, Czech Republic
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After World War II, Anita, a young survivor of Auschwitz, becomes involved in an intense and passionate affair that almost shatters her until she gains the strength to start a new life.
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: love affair, starting over, teenage love, haunted by the past, family relations, youth, adoption, small town, hopes, self discovery, post war, auschwitz ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 2K
Dresden (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 176 min.
Story: At a Dresden hospital in 1945, nurse Anna Mauth (Felicitas Woll) cares for badly injured British pilot Robert Newman (John Light), whom Anna believes to be a German deserter. As Allied forces close in, Anna grows close to Robert despite her ...
Style: captivating, tense, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: bombing, military, wartime life, moral dilemma, love affair, survival, behind enemy lines, danger, fall in love, romance, military life, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 3K
Yanks (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
Story: During WWII, the United States set up army bases in Great Britain as part of the war effort. Against their proper sensibilities, many of the Brits don't much like the brash Yanks, especially when it comes to the G.I.s making advances on the ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching
Plot: world war two, wartime life, soldier, racism, prejudice, couple relations, love affair, infidelity, romance, war, opposites attract, forbidden love ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Kabei: Our Mother (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Set in Tokyo in 1940, the peaceful life of the Nogami Family suddenly changes when the father, Shigeru, is arrested and accused of being a Communist. His wife Kayo works frantically from morning to night to maintain the household and bring up her ...
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic, emotional
Plot: life is a bitch, world war two, parents and children, political unrest, wartime life, family relations, unsupportive parent, single parent, state affairs, death in the family, nationalism, mother son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 854
Copperhead (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A family is torn apart during the American Civil War.
Style: realistic, tense, serious, touching, captivating
Plot: anti war, american civil war, americana, farm, family life, life is a bitch, society, danger, wartime life, family relations
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
One Day You'll Understand (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man endeavors to collect memories of his grandparents who died in a concentration camp during the Holocaust.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: haunted by the past, parents and children, love and romance, against humanity, holocaust, family life, death in the family, family relations, society, war crime, old photograph, world war two ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: paris france, germany, france, middle east, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Future Lasts Forever (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France, Turkey
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A woman struggles with love and personal loss against the backdrop of a land torn by civil war in this drama from filmmaker Ozcan Alper. Sumru (Gaye Gursel) is a Turkish woman who studies ethnic music at a college in Istanbul and frequently makes ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, realistic, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: unfulfillment, haunted by the past, tragic love, on the road, life is a bitch, ethnic conflict, journey, self discovery, thesis, society, world, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, kurdistan, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%