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Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (1985)
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Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (1985)
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, lifesaver, world war two, nazi, jewish, heroes, racism, diplomat, captive, starvation, rescue, prejudice, gulag

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and bleak films with plots about holocaust, world war two, jewish, nazi, danger, against humanity and survival mostly in Drama, War and Biography genres. Some movies like Wallenberg: A Hero's Story: The Hiding Place (1975), For Those I Loved (1983), The Zookeeper's Wife (2017), Schindler's List (1993), Jakob the Liar (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Hiding Place (1975)
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
Style: sincere, bleak, emotional, disturbing, uplifting ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, survival, world war two, hopes, opposites attract, life is a bitch, war, society, confined, against humanity, human spirit ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank (1988)
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 ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, thought provoking, serious, realistic
Plot: holocaust, world war two, anti semitism, survival, confined, against humanity, on the run, anti heroes, hopes, life is a bitch, war, heroes ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 40s, 20th century
Place: amsterdam, holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler (2009)
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: realistic, serious, emotional, suspense, tense ...
Plot: holocaust, ghetto, world war two, rescue, social worker, life is a bitch, against humanity, rabbi, confined, nazi germany, anti semitism, accountant ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
For Those I Loved (1983)
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.
Plot: holocaust, ghetto, immigration, army, concentration camp, terror, nazi, communist, world war two, escape, jewish, violence ...
Place: europe, usa, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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The Zookeeper's Wife (2017)
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.
Style: factual, rough, tense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: holocaust, jewish, zoo, nazi, husband wife relationship, flirting, smuggler, hiding place, caged animal, strong female character, female protagonist, happy ending ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: poland, central europe, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Schindler's List (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, concentration camp, genocide, against humanity, ghetto, jewish, anti semitism, rescue, nazi, wartime, war ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, 1990s, 90s
Place: poland, germany, europe, central europe, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Jakob the Liar (1999)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Hungary, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 1944 Poland, a Jewish shop keeper named Jakob is summoned to ghetto headquarters after being caught out after curfew. While waiting for the German Kommondant, Jakob overhears a German radio broadcast about Russian troop movements. Returned to the ...
Style: uplifting, gloomy, humorous, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, starvation, hopes, survival, ghetto, war, heroes, against humanity, anti heroes, misfit, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: poland, europe, germany, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Conspiracy (2001)
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, disturbing, factual, intense, atmospheric ...
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, genocide, war crime, racism, politics, conspiracy, human spirit, wartime life, state affairs, world war two, soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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And the Violins Stopped Playing (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: violin, holocaust, world war two, gypsy, nazi, genocide, racism, nazis
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
A Bag of Marbles (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Canada, Czech Republic
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In occupied France, Maurice and Joseph, two young Jewish brothers left to their own devices demonstrate an incredible amount of cleverness, courage, and ingenuity to escape the enemy invasion and to try to reunite their family once again.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, tense ...
Plot: brother brother relationship, nazi, ss, german soldier, holocaust, jewish, nazi occupation, world war two, danger, soldier, military, murder of family ...
Time: 1940s
Place: paris france, france, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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The Grey Zone (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Nazi doctor, along with the Sonderkomando Jews – who are forced to work in the crematoria of Auschwitz against their fellow-Jews – find themselves in a moral grey zone.
Style: bleak, disturbing, serious, factual, depressing ...
Plot: holocaust, rebellion, survival, world war two, concentration camp, nazi, anti semitism, redemption, smuggling, human spirit, against humanity, moral dilemma ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: poland, europe, germany, budapest, budapest hungary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.9
 99
Witnesses (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Russia, Belarus, Czech Republic, France, Poland, Israel
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The film tells about the history of the Holocaust through the stories of its unwitting Witnesses.
Style: tense, thought provoking, disturbing, captivating
Plot: holocaust, world war two, nazi, concentration camp, ss officer, violin, anti war, german shepherd, society, nazi concentration camp, shoes, jewish
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Invisibles (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Four young Jews survive the Third Reich in the middle of Berlin by living so recklessly that they become "invisible."
Plot: holocaust, refugee, holocaust survivor, russian soldier, nazi officer, world war two, interview, shoah, courage, survival, resistance, hiding ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.3
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Haven (2001)
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: emotional, disturbing, sincere, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, survival, deportation, rescue, anti semitism, immigrants, human spirit, heroic mission, idealism, fighting the system, politics, against humanity ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 40s
Place: europe, vienna, new york, naples italy, mediterranean sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Voyage of the Damned (1976)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A luxury liner carries Jewish refugees from Hitler's Germany in a desperate fight for survival.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, anti semitism, cruise ship, ship, catastrophe, anti hero, escapades, war, racism, interracial relations, wartime life ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: germany, cuba, europe, latin america, havana cuba ...
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76%
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Never Forget (1991)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mr. Mermelstein (Leonard Nimoy) and Mrs. Mermelstein (Blythe Danner) a true-life California couple, thrown into the spotlight of judicial history in the 1980s. He is a Hungarian-born Jew, sole-survivor of his family's extermination at ...
Plot: holocaust, survivor, anti semitism, neo nazi, holocaust survivor, courtroom, memory, lawsuit, jewish, pursuit, bullying
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Diary of Anne Frank (1980)
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: emotional, gloomy, sincere, touching, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, anti semitism, jewish, hopes, against humanity, danger, life is a bitch, survival, human spirit, anti heroes, confined ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Man Who Captured Eichmann (1996)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in 1960, the story follows the efforts of the Mossad, the Israeli Secret Service, to find former SS Colonel Adolf Eichmann, who ran from Germany to Argentina and took the name Ricardo Clement. He was wanted for the murders of both Europeans and ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: holocaust, manhunt, world war two, against humanity, secret agents, confined, danger, state affairs, war, hidden identity, kidnapping, heroic mission ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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The Book Thief (2013)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 131 min.
Story: While subjected to the horrors of WWII Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refuge is being sheltered by her adoptive parents.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: holocaust, jewish, world war two, human spirit, nazi germany, childhood, nazi, against humanity, adoption, life is a bitch, youth, family secret ...
Time: 40s, 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.0
 174
The Wall (1982)
Genre: Action, War, Drama
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A dramatic re-enactment of the Warsaw Ghetto Jewish uprising in April 1943 were 650 armed members of the Jewish Fighting Organization of Poland held off a 3,000 strong Nazi force in which only a handful of Jews survived. Tom Conti plays Dolek ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, anti semitism, heroes, war, escapades, against humanity, society, confined, military, danger, ghetto ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 366
Hanna's War (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA, Israel, Austria, Spain
Duration: 148 min.
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 ...
Style: uplifting, captivating, thought provoking, disturbing, emotional ...
Plot: world war two, jewish, rescue, holocaust, religions or cults, danger, unfulfillment, confined, life is a bitch, against the odds, espionage, society ...
Place: israel, middle east, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.1
 67
Forced March (1989)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Originally shot in Hungary in 1988, this new version of FORCED MARCH is even more haunting, given the re-emergence of anti-Semitism in today’s Hungary. Chris Sarandon plays BEN KLINE, an American television star and a “bankable name” who is ...
Plot: actress, holocaust, movie star, director, world war two, film within a film, actor, jewish, father son relationship, poet, poem, notebook ...
Place: hungary, europe, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.1
 6K
Riphagen (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 131 min.
Story: The true story about the biggest warcriminal from Holland during world war II, Andries "Al Capone" Riphagen.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, nazi, betrayal, violence, jewish, life is a bitch, jews, con artists, society, dishonesty, military, nazis ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: holland, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Colette (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Arnost Lustig was one of the world's most renowned literary authors of our times. Lustig's novel 'A girl from Antwerp' upon which our film Colette is based, draws on the author's personal Nazi Concentration Camp experience ...
Style: captivating, psychological, touching, tense
Plot: holocaust, auschwitz, concentration camp, prisoner, world war two, doctor, sex scene, execution, love and romance, couples, danger, society ...
Time: 1940s
Place: canada, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Triumph of the Spirit (1989)
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: realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful, tense
Plot: holocaust, world war two, concentration camp, survival, boxer, auschwitz, boxing, heroes, love and romance, against humanity, sport, misfit ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: poland, europe, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The Pianist (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, War
Country: UK, France, Poland, Germany, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The true story of pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman's experiences in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. When the Jews of the city find themselves forced into a ghetto, Szpilman finds work playing in a café; and when his family is deported in 1942, he ...
Style: bleak, emotional, suspense, heartbreaking, contemplative ...
Plot: survival, holocaust, nazi, world war two, pianist, ghetto, against humanity, nazi occupation, anti semitism, genocide, jewish, nazism ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 40s ...
Place: poland, germany, europe, warsaw poland, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Cloudy Sunday (2015)
Genre: Drama, Music, War
Country: Greece
Duration: 116 min.
Story: During World War II in Greece, under the submission of Germans, one Christian, Giorgos, falls in love with a Jewish, Estrea, something completely forbidden. Can they and their families overcome all the obstacles, along with racial discriminations ...
Plot: holocaust, music, world war two, lovers, prejudice, german occupation, lover, composer, nazi, tavern, brutality
Time: 1940s
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70%
Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Sweden, Hungary
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Swedish account of Raoul Wallenberg, the man responsible for the largest rescue of Jews during World War II.
Style: emotional, bleak, thought provoking, uplifting, contemplative ...
Plot: world war two, politics, rescue, anti semitism, ghetto, genocide, heroes, holocaust, swedish, hungarian, jewish, uncover truth ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: hungary, europe, sweden, moscow russia, budapest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 187
Forbidden (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: West Germany, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In Berlin in the early 1940s, romance is forbidden between the young countess who is studying veterinary medicine and a young man she meets at the home of a former professor. But they fall in love. She gets involved in helping Jews escape from the ...
Plot: train, stock footage, escape, ruins, high society, holocaust, nazi, forbidden love, world war two, bombing, nazi germany, jewish
Time: 1940s
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Nowhere in Africa (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A Jewish woman named Jettel Redlich flees Nazi Germany with her daughter Regina, to join her husband, Walter, on a farm in Kenya. At first, Jettel refuses to adjust to her new circumstances, bringing with her a set of china dishes and an evening ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, wartime life, understanding, friendship, family relations, exile, farm, culture clash, starting over, human nature, hopes ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: africa, kenya, germany, poland, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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