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Bye Bye Germany (2017)
 6.5
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Bye Bye Germany (2017)
Original name: Es war einmal in Deutschland
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Germany, Luxembourg, Belgium, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: David Berman and his friends, all Holocaust survivors, have only one purpose: to go to America as soon as possible. For this they need money. Close to his aim, David is not only deprived of his savings but also overtaken by his shady past.
Style: captivating, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: concentration camp, fake identity, anti semitism, door to door salesman, breaking the fourth wall, interrogation, holocaust survivor, ss officer, haunted by the past, marriage proposal, black market, cigarette smoking, traveling salesman, flashback, american abroad, talking to the camera, gun in mouth, party hat, head bandage, german american, anti semitic slur, vandalizing a car, telling a joke, woman in uniform, christmas party
Time: year 1946
Place: frankfurt germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and captivating films with plots about friendship, world war two, holocaust, family relations, wartime life, nazi and war mostly in Drama, Comedy and War genres. Some movies like Bye Bye Germany: My Best Enemy (2011), Train of Life (1998), Solino (2002), The Secret of Santa Vittoria (1969), Amanda (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
My Best Enemy (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Austria, Luxembourg
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Poland 1943: An unlikely pair - a concentration camp prisoner and a captain in Hitler's notorious SS - free themselves from the wreckage of a crashed SS airplane. The two appear to be strangely familiar with each other and the extent of their ...
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Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, poland, europe, austria
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Train of Life (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: France, Belgium, Netherlands, Israel, Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1941, the inhabitants of a small Jewish village in Central Europe organize a fake deportation train so that they can escape the Nazis and flee to Palestine.
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Solino (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The movie portrays the story of an Italian family emigrated in Germany in the 1970s. Romano (Gigi Savoia), the father, decides to open a pizzeria which, by mutual decision with the wife Rosa (Antonella Attili), will call Solino, leaving his sons ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Secret of Santa Vittoria (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: During World War II, Italian villagers hide their wine from the German army.
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Plot: world war two, holocaust, rise to the top, small town, fighting the system, military, war, escapades, anti semitism, mayor, wine, italian fascism ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Amanda (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A successful businessman meets the woman of his dreams, Amanda, only to discover she harbors a shocking little secret about her past.
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Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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A Farewell to Fools (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Romania, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set during World War II, somewhere in Eastern Europe. A German soldier is found dead near the village. The local authorities must find the culprit, or they will be all shot by the Nazis the morning after. There's no way to find the guilty one, ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, dark humor, tragicomedy ...
Plot: village, moral dilemma, wartime life, farce, mentally challenged, comedy of errors, hopes, misfit, human nature, war, disorder, soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: romania, transylvania, germany
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After having broken up with his girlfriend and left his job, Simon has come back to his small hometown in the countryside, where he meets up again with his old friend Julien. The two thirty-year-old, unemployed and idle men decide to reinvest in an ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, captivating, road movie
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Nowhere (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, Spain, Argentina
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a country (alluded to be Chile) under dictatorship, a police night raid comes up with a few usual anti-regime suspects. They are sent to a camp in the middle of nowhere. Their friends on the outside start to plan their escape.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, captivating
Plot: politics, society, political prisoner, dictator, escape, isolation, abduction, rebelliousness, drive away, kidnapping, foreigner, prisoner of war camp ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Tajikistan, Germany, Japan, Uzbekistan, Austria, Switzerland, France, Russia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The unborn child of Mamlakat is telling her story. She is 17, beautiful and vivacious, and dreaming secretly of becoming an actress. She lives with her father and brother in a small village in Central Asia. One night she is seduced by an actor from ...
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Monsieur Batignole (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, exciting
Plot: holocaust, world war two, soldier, anti semitism, nazism, against humanity, life is a bitch, society, wartime life, confined, collaboration, murder ...
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The Last Train (2006)
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Duration: 123 min.
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Style: disturbing, bleak, serious, realistic, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 110 min.
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Style: realistic, humorous, talky, sincere, semi serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Soul Kitchen (2009)
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Country: Germany, France, Italy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Story: No overview found.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Free Rainer (2007)
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Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 766
Latin Lover (2015)
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Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 2K
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Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 125 min.
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Style: realistic, gloomy, serious, sincere, captivating ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Anita Takes a Chance (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Fifty-something widow Anita loses her lifetime dream job as a cinema attendant when the new owner wants to tear down the old theater and build a trendy multiplex in its stead. Depressed at first, Anita finds comfort in watching the shirtless hunks ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy, sexual
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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29%
 6.3
 719
On Air (2012)
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Duration: 89 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Country: France
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 796
Don Peyote (2014)
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Country: USA
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Time: 21st century, year 2012, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%