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Resistance (2011)
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Resistance (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It is 1944 and the D-Day invasion has failed, Germany's army have successfully invaded England and the Nazi war-machine is now heading west towards Wales. A group of women in an isolated Welsh village near the English border wake up to discover all of the their husbands have mysteriously vanished. They have headed into the mountains to join the Resistance.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: espionage, life is a bitch, danger, war, wartime life, undercover, missing person, strong female presence, world war two, resistance fighter
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about war, danger, wartime life, world war two, espionage, life is a bitch and undercover mostly in Drama, War and Thriller genres. Some movies like Resistance: Stones for the Rampart (2014), The Counterfeit Traitor (1962), Black Book (2006), Behind Enemy Lines (1985), Back Door to Hell (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Stones for the Rampart (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: To be defeated and not be - a victory. This is the motto that life is guided by three young friends: Alek, Sophy and Rudy. Scouts, high school graduates high school in Warsaw drifting ambitious plans for the future broken through September 1939. ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: life is a bitch, against the odds, wartime life, daring rescue, war, danger
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Counterfeit Traitor (1962)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Blacklisted in modern day WW2, a Swedish oil trader opts to assist British Allies, by means of infiltrating and surveying Nazi Germany.
Style: serious, gloomy, captivating, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: espionage, spy, danger, secret agents, life is a bitch, state affairs, undercover, double agent, dishonesty, forgery, working undercover, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1942
Place: sweden, germany, europe, berlin germany, hamburg germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.7
 70K
Black Book (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Netherlands, Germany, UK, Belgium
Duration: 145 min.
Story: In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance.
Style: tense, psychological, epic, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: jewish, holocaust, nazism, atrocity, singer, life is a bitch, espionage, occupation, betrayal, trap, escape, survival ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 20th century, 40s, 1960s ...
Place: holland, netherlands, europe, israel, belgium ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Behind Enemy Lines (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Professor-turned-spy Col. Calvin Turner and his associate, workaholic Lt. Shelley Flynn, plan a daring rescue behind enemy lines in World War II German-occupied Norway of a brilliant scientist who may or may not be aiding the Germans.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: danger, military, espionage, undercover, rebellion, war, state affairs, criminal heroes, escapades, chases and races, against humanity, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century
Place: europe, norway, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Back Door to Hell (1964)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: During WWII, a three-man commando team places its trust in the hands of a band of Filipino resistors, as they try to knock out a Japenese communication center.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: espionage, war, danger, anti war, escapades, mission, soldier, liberation, reconnaissance, captivity, wartime life, daring rescue ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: the philippines, japan, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: tense, serious, suspense, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wartime life, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, state affairs, escapades, danger, manhunt, chase, disorder, intrigue, weapons, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: afghanistan, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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X Company (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
Story: An emotionally-driven character drama, set in the thrilling and dangerous world of WWII espionage and covert operations. It follows the stories of five highly skilled young recruits - Canadian, American and British - torn from their ordinary lives ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: espionage, war, secret agents, working undercover, heroic mission, danger, undercover, rivalry, friendship, good versus evil, heroes, spy
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.4
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The Message (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: 1942, Nanjing (Nanking). Following a series of assassination attempts on officials of the Japanese-controlled puppet government, the Japanese spy chief gathers a group of suspects in a mansion house for questioning. A tense game of "cat and ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: espionage, code breaking, japanese occupation, resistance, crime, life is a bitch, deadly, occupation, undercover, wartime life, assassination, world war two ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Eye of the Needle (1981)
Genre: Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A ruthless German spy, trying to get out of Britain with vital information about D-Day, must spend time with a young woman and her crippled husband.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: espionage, spy, island, war, idealism, mistaken identity, state affairs, contact, love and romance, disorder, life is a bitch, danger ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, 1930s
Place: england, scotland, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Code Name: Emerald (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In april 1944, an allied agent is sent to France in order to rescue an "overlord" captured by the Germans. (An "overlord" is one of the few men who knew the date and place of the "D" day). To achieve this goal, he will ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: espionage, danger, d day, war, escapades, secret agents, rescue, undercover, nazi, double agent, interrogation, spy ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944, 1940s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.4
 5K
Glorious 39 (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A mysterious tale set around a traditional British family on the eve of World War Two. Oblivious to the looming shadow of World War II, the wealthy Keyes maintain a confident façade in the British countryside until daughter Anne becomes an ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: life turned upside down, uncover truth, disorder, confined, war, betrayal, secret movement, adoption, world war two, conspiracy, filmmaking, spy ...
Time: year 1939, 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Zookeeper (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark, UK, Czech Republic, Netherlands
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jonah Ludovic (Sam Neill) is a custodian at a small municipal zoo. After a night of heavy shelling Ludovic arrives at his job to find the staff abandoning the zoo. He joins a skeleton crew that includes an elderly guard and a veterinarian (Om ...
Style: psychological, rough, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: war, tragic hero, wartime life, survival, fighting the system, life is a bitch, political unrest, danger, society, rebellion, state affairs, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sarajevo, bosnia herzegovina
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Girl Hunters (1963)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mickey Spillane plays his own creation, street-thug-turned-PI Mike Hammer, in this 1963 adaptation of his novel. The film opens with Hammer on the downside of a years-long bender, scooped out of the gutter by a bitter cop intent on prying ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: columnist, missing person, espionage, mystery, life is a bitch, crime, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, private detective, danger, intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Line in the Sand (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a remote village on the Suffolk Coast, Frank Perry (Ross Kemp) waits for his past to catch up with him. Previously a spy for MI6 working on Iranian chemical and biological weapons production, his reports led to the deaths of many Iranian ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: hidden identity, espionage, undercover, danger, secret agents, betrayal, on the run, terrorism, government agency, arms dealing, special agents, battles ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, middle east, europe, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Old Gun (1975)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In Montauban in 1944, Julien Dandieu in a surgeon in the local hospital. Frightened by the German army entering Montauban, he asks his friend Francois to drive his wife and his daughter in the back country village where Julien has an old castle. One ...
Style: sincere, serious, disturbing, realistic
Plot: war, vengeance, rape, revenge, life is a bitch, death in the family, crimes, heroes, friendship, rivalry, dealing with death, wartime life ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Aryan Couple (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A WWII Drama about a German/Jewish industrialist who, in order to ensure his family's safe passage out of Germany, is forced to hand over his business to the Nazis.
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, concentration camp, survival, forbidden love, moral dilemma, hidden identity, uncover truth, wartime life, life is a bitch, undercover, danger ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: switzerland, germany, hungary, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
 3K
In the Fog (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Netherlands, Belarus, Russia, Latvia
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Western frontiers of the USSR, 1942. The region is under German occupation. A man is wrongly accused of collaboration. Desperate to save his dignity, he faces an impossible moral choice.
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: false accusation, nazi occupation, moral dilemma, wartime life, survival, danger, human nature, life is a bitch, world war two, collaboration, resistance fighter, war ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1942
Place: russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Mosquito Squadron (1969)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In WW2, a RAF squadron leader mourns the death of a comrade and receives a bombing mission against a secret Nazi V-2 rocket testing facility in France.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mosquito, raf, race against time, escapades, human spirit, fall in love, heroes, chases and races, war, espionage, soldier, military ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Eagles Over London (1969)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The British High Command finds itself in the thick of a huge dilemma when it is realized that they have long been infiltrated by spies from a German intelligence group. This all happens during the preliminary stages of the Battle of Britain.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evacuation, escapades, chases and races, war, heroes, law enforcement, espionage, undercover, danger, superior officer, army investigation, aerial combats ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1940
Place: london, england, britain, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.9
 951
Canopy (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Australia, Singapore
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An unlikely friendship between 2 young men becomes everything, when an Australian soldier takes refuge under the canopied jungles of Singapore, during the violent Japanese invasion in World War II. Jim is lost, injured and defenseless in a hostile, ...
Style: realistic, tense, exciting, serious, captivating ...
Plot: jungle, survival, war, soldier, communication problem, danger, military, chase, escape, very little dialogue, escapades, imperial japan ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: singapore, asia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Fires on the Plain (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In the final days of World War II, occupying Japanese forces in the Philippines face resistance from the local population and the American offensive. The dwindling Japanese soldiers attempt to survive through the horrors of war.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, tense, serious, psychological ...
Plot: soldier, military, wartime life, survival, isolation, danger, military life, life is a bitch, confined, war, losing-it hero, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Shining Through (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Spirited New Yorker Linda Voss goes to work for international lawyer and secret Office of Strategic Services operative Ed Leland just before World War II. As they fall in love, the United States enters the fight against Hitler, and Linda volunteers ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: double agent, behind enemy lines, espionage, romance, wartime life, secret agents, love and romance, working undercover, world war two, translator, nazi germany, wartime ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, new york, berlin germany, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Bomb Girls: Facing the Enemy (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It is the Spring of 1943 and the Battle for the Atlantic rages as an Axis victory seems inevitable. The women of Vic Mu – Gladys, Lorna, Kate, Betty and Vera – band together in a tight bond of support and friendship.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fall in love, life is a bitch, heroic mission, family relations, parents and children, wartime life, couple relations, workplace situations, strong female presence, love and romance, war, factory ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Silent War (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An espionage thriller set in the 1950s and adapted from the novel "Year Suan/Plot Against" by May Jia. Tony Leung Chiu Wai plays a blind man who works for a piano tuner. He is recruited for a spy mission because of his exceptional hearing.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political unrest, war, undercover, espionage, misfit, dishonesty, disability, state affairs, secret agents, secret movement, code breaking, superior officer
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Riddle of the Sands (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the early years of the 20th Century, two British yachtsmen (Michael York and Simon MacCorkindale) stumble upon a German plot to invade the east coast of England in a flotilla of specially designed barges. They set out to thwart this terrible ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: military, yacht, danger, espionage, state affairs, undercover, conquering, ship, heroes, war, world war one, spy ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: germany, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.2
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Home Fires (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The story of a group of inspirational women in a rural Cheshire community with the shadow of World War II casting a dark cloud over their lives. As the conflict takes hold and separates the women from their husbands, fathers, sons and brothers, the ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, psychological, touching
Plot: village, wartime life, social relations, society, life is a bitch, strong female presence, friends, world war two, female protagonist, village life, woman, british ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 30s, 1940s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Holy Ghost People (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On the trail of her missing sister, Charlotte enlists the help of Wayne, an ex-Marine and alcoholic, to infiltrate the Church of One Accord - a community of snake-handlers who risk their lives seeking salvation in the Holy Ghost.
Style: tense, serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, uncover truth, drugs/alcohol, missing person, rescue, danger, woman in danger, clergy, religions or cults, church, profanity, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Chicago Joe and the Showgirl (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: During World War II, an American serviceman in London decides to impress his English girlfriend by acting as an American gangster, which soon turns deadly.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, atmospheric
Plot: investigation, soldier, heist, crimes, crime, gangsters, deadly, criminal heroes, wartime life, cons and scams, witnessing a crime, frame up ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Island on Bird Street (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark, UK, Germany, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Alex is an 11-year old boy who, during WWII, hides in the Jewish ghetto from Nazis after all the relatives have been sent to the concentration camp. The movie portrays the ghetto through his eyes.
Style: bleak, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: ghetto, starvation, holocaust, against humanity, innocence lost, survival, wartime life, young heroes, danger, anti semitism, youth, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Easy Money III: Life Deluxe (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 127 min.
Story: JW now lives in exile and is more than ever determined to find out what happened to his missing sister Camilla. Every trace leads him to the world of organized crime in Stockholm. Jorge is about to do his last score - the largest robbery in Swedish ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, robbery, revenge, murder, criminal, working undercover, danger, missing person, criminal heroes, crime, gangsters, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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