Movies like Wallenberg: A Hero's Story

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Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (1985)
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Wallenberg: A Hero's Story
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Yugoslavia
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The story of Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat responsible for saving thousands of lives from the Nazi Holocaust.
Plot: holocaust, gulag, starvation, diplomat, captive, nazi, racism, prejudice, rescue, jewish, world war two
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, emotional and sincere films with plots about holocaust, world war two, nazi, against humanity, war, jewish and anti semitism mostly in Drama, War and Biography genres. Some movies like Wallenberg: A Hero's Story: The Hiding Place (1975), Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg (1990), Haven (2001), The Island on Bird Street (1997), Rosenstrasse (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Hiding Place
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The Hiding Place is an account of a Dutch family who risk their lives by offering a safe haven for Jews during World War II
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Place: holland, europe, netherlands
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Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Sweden, Hungary, Norway
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Swedish account of Raoul Wallenberg, the man responsible for the largest rescue of Jews during World War II.
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Time: 40s, 1940s
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Haven
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: This is the true story of a woman named Ruth Gruber who travels to Europe to help escort 1000 Jewish War victims to the United States. She comes to love and feel sorry for them all, and fights for their rights to live in America.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, uplifting, sincere ...
Plot: immigrants, survival, ship, war, d day, human spirit, idealism, fighting the system, politics, hopes, anti semitism, society ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: europe, mediterranean sea, naples italy, wisconsin, harvard university ...
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The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During the Nazi occupation of Amsterdam, Otto Frank decides to hide his family, who are Jewish, after his daughter Margot is called to appear for transport to a Nazi labour camp. Miep Gies, Otto Frank's office assistant hides them in the attic ...
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Story: It is the real story of Giorgio Perlasca (Luca Zingaretti). During the 1920s he was an Italian Fascist supporter, fighting in Africa an in the Spanish civil war where he deserved a safe conduct for Spanish embassies. After some years, disillusioned ...
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And the Violins Stopped Playing
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: violin, world war two, holocaust, gypsy, genocide, racism, nazi
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Holocaust
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 475 min.
Story: Holocaust is an American television miniseries broadcast in four parts in 1978 on the NBC television network. The series tells the story of the Holocaust from the perspective of the Weiss family of German Jews and that of a rising member of the SS, ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
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Triumph of the Spirit
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport, War
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Fact based story about a former Greek Olympic boxer who was taken as a prisoner during World war II and placed in the Auschwitz prison camp. There he was permitted to survive as long as he fought for the amusement of his captors. His father and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, tense
Plot: anti heroes, concentration camp, contests and competitions, survival, sport, holocaust, human spirit, war, against humanity, confined, danger, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s ...
Place: europe, poland, greece
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Miracle at Moreaux
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Drama - On a December night in 1943, three Jewish children escape from Nazi-occupied France and are given refuge by Sister Gabrielle at a Catholic school in which the gentile students must face their fears about harboring Jews from the Nazis. As the ...
Plot: escape, candle, jewish, hanukkah, christmas, world war two, hiding place, nun, stealing food, anti semitism, nazi, children ...
Time: year 1943
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Story: Hanna's War is the true story of Hanna Senesh, a Hungarian-Jewish WW2 resistance fighter, who would become Israel's "Joan of Arc". As a young person, she fled Nazi-occupied Hungary for Palestine, where she was recruited and ...
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Story: True story of boxers Joe Louis and Max Schmeling and their enduring friendship.
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The Wall
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For Those I Loved
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: France, Canada, Hungary
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Polish Martin Gray (Michael York) recalls the Holocaust, New York prosperity, and losing his wife (Brigitte Fossey) and family.
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Paradise Road
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Paradise Road is a 1997 film which tells the story of a group of English, American, Dutch and Australian women who are imprisoned in Sumatra during World War II. It was directed by Bruce Beresford and stars Glenn Close as beatific Adrienne Pargiter, ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy, uplifting ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: prison, war, survival, island, friendship, human spirit, women, jungle, torture, danger, camp, courage ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: japan, asia, singapore, australia, indonesia ...
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Anne Frank: The Whole Story
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Anne Frank: The Whole Story is a film based on the life of Anne Frank, a Jewish girl growing up in Nazi occupied Holland. When war breaks out Anne & her family, Otto her father, Edith her mother & Margot her sister move from Germany ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
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Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland, netherlands
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The Zookeeper's Wife
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Czech Republic, UK, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Jan and Antonina Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the Nazi invasion.
Plot: holocaust, jewish, zoo, hiding place, happy ending, camel, husband wife relationship, lion, implied rape, marriage, piano, execution ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: poland, warsaw poland, central europe
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The Diary of Anne Frank
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story of a 13-year-old Jewish girl and her family who are forced into hiding by the Nazis during World War II.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: holocaust, anti heroes, survival, attic, human spirit, teenage life, wartime life, jewish, against humanity, anti semitism, confined, hopes ...
Time: 40s
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The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Irena Sendler is a Catholic social worker who has sympathized with the Jews since her childhood, when her physician father died of typhus contracted while treating poor Jewish patients. When she initially proposes saving Jewish children from the ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy
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Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, poland, warsaw poland
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Spring of Life
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Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The film, 'The Spring Of Life', brings to light a little-known operation of the Nazi SS, started just before the outbreak of World War II. Through the careful selection and re-education of young women, it was the Nazi's mad dream to ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, disturbing
Plot: anti semitism, war, genocide, holocaust, wartime life, against humanity, society, life is a bitch, breeding, racial slur, pregnancy, racism ...
Time: 1940s
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Silent Night
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fact-based World War II story set on Christmas Eve, 1944, finds a German Mother and her son seeking refuge in a cabin on the war front. When she is invaded by three American soldiers and then three German soldiers, she successfully convinces the ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, uplifting
Plot: soldier, anti war, war, christmas eve, holocaust, christmas, german soldier, cabin, military life, military, battles, friendship ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, germany, africa
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The Diary of Anne Frank
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Called the most accurate adaptation of Anne Frank’s moving diary, the film chronicles the Frank family as they flee from the Nazis in Amsterdam. Hiding behind a bookcase in a secret annex with random bombs exploding, Anne faces friction with her ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: anti heroes, diary, survival, holocaust, human spirit, against humanity, confined, jewish, nazi occupation, life is a bitch, anti semitism, boarding school life ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland, netherlands
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Esther's Diary
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Two successful, modern day American women, Maria and Sarah, are brought together by a secret connection they never knew they had; their mothers, Apolonia, a Christian, and Esther, a Jew, were best friends during the Polish Holocaust. A recently ...
Plot: reconciliation, diary, architect, child, christian, catholic, religion, spirituality, nazi, hanging, tattoo, world war two ...
Time: 1940s
Place: poland
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The Round Up
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, Germany, Hungary
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 1942. Joseph is eleven. And this June morning, he must go to school, a yellow star sown on his chest. He receives the support of a goods dealer. The mockery of a baker. Between kindness and contempt, Jo, his Jewish friends, their families, learn of ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: parents and children, holocaust, concentration camp, anti semitism, genocide, injustice, war, against humanity, danger, family relations, life is a bitch, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1942, 1940s
Place: europe, france, vichy, germany, paris france
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Speer und er
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 270 min.
Story: A reassessment of the role Albert Speer played in the Third Reich. Speer, who was ultimately convicted at the Nuremburg trials and served a 20-year prison sentence, was known for designing many of the Third Reich's buildings and for being ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: holocaust, against humanity, war, head of state, friendship, rise and fall, anti semitism, trial, courtroom drama, megalomaniac, architect, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: berlin germany, germany
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Angry Harvest
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the winter of 1942-43, a Jewish family leaps from a train going through Silesia. They are separated in the woods, and Leon, a local peasant who's now a farmer of some wealth, discovers the woman, Rosa, and hides her in his cellar. ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
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Time: 1940s
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Conspiracy
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: bleak, realistic, disturbing, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: holocaust, genocide, war, politics, german, nazi, nazis, conspiracy, lawyer, jews, leadership, anti semitism ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, poland, berlin germany
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