Movies like Elysium 1986

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Elysium (1986)
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Elysium (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Film about the Holocaust. A Jewish family is allowed to keep the flat they have always lived in and to live a relatively normal life. One day their 10-year old son disappears. He has been sent to a deportation camp which seems like paradise except that the inmates are being used for medical experiments.
Plot: world war two, nazi, jewish, children, concentration camp, boy, medical experiment, death of child
Place: hungary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, bleak, serious and thought provoking films with plots about world war two, nazi, jewish, concentration camp, holocaust, nazis and war mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Elysium: The 25th Hour (1967), Black Birds (1967), Evening Bells (1986), My Father, Rua Alguem 5555 (2003), Hitler (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The 25th Hour (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A Romanian peasant fights to get back to his family after he's imprisoned by the Nazis.The picture is based on real events. It includes Hungary's government in collaboration with the Nazis, the encroachment of Romania by Stalin's ...
Plot: world war two, jew persecution, signal, ss, concentration camp, holocaust, nazi concentration camp, peasant, gendarme, mix up, deportation, jewish ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, romania
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95%
 7.6
 58
Black Birds (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: WW2 story about group of prisoners who are trying to escape the death camp, run by local pro-Nazi militia.
Plot: world war two, nazi concentration camp, prison, nazi, concentration camp, nazis
Time: 1940s
Place: croatia
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76%
 6.9
 148
Evening Bells (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Trials and tribulations of a Croatian Communist intellectual in the turbulent years before, during and after WW2.
Plot: world war two, fascism, communist, stockings, legs
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
My Father, Rua Alguem 5555 (2003)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, Brazil, Hungary
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man who grew up an orphan finally gets to meet his father: The psychopath Dr. Josef Mengele, the Auschwitz surgeon who performed genetic experiments on concentration camp refugees during WWII.
Plot: father son reunion, experiment, parent child relationship, war, ex nazi, world war two, war criminal, german, nazi, father son relationship, nazis
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 5.8
 271
Hitler (1962)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The private life of Hitler revealed for the first time!
Plot: world war two, evil man, nazi, hitler, nazis, adolf hitler
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Great Escape II: The Untold Story (1988)
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Allied prisoners tunnel out of a stalag, then return to avenge fellow escapees executed by the Nazis.
Plot: world war two, nazi, escape, prison, pow, prisoners of war, prison escape
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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 ⇓
52%
Operation Stadium (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This movie tells a true story about events in Zagreb in 1941. Nazis and their collaborators organized the great gathering of students on Dubrava stadium. The intention was to publicly separate Jews from them which would lead to future pogrom. The ...
Plot: world war two, stadium, partisan, firearm, invasion, nazi, nazis
Time: year 1941
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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My Way Home (1965)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the final days of World War II, a young Hungarian is making his way home, through countryside full of the debris of war, when he is captures and imprisoned by Russians. Left in the custody of a young Russian soldier, the two youths form a ...
Plot: young soldier, wounded soldier, friendship, villa, world war two, train, statue, shooting, male nudity, student, female nudity, bolshevik ...
Place: hungary
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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When his family moves from their home in Berlin to a strange new house in Poland, young Bruno befriends Shmuel, a boy who lives on the other side of the fence where everyone seems to be wearing striped pajamas. Unaware of Shmuel's fate as a ...
Style: emotional, touching, heartbreaking, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: kids
Plot: holocaust, jewish, world war two, concentration camp, childhood, friendship, against humanity, nazi, wartime life, gas chamber, nazi germany, nazism ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, poland, europe, berlin germany, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Birth Certificate (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Three separate stories depicting the tense everyday life during occupation, as seen through the eyes of children. In “On the Road,” the two main protagonists are lost in the September’s strife: a young boy, and a soldier transporting the ...
Style: anthology
Plot: children, child's point of view, chaos, hiding place, pow, boy, shot to death, girl, jewess, child in peril, jewish girl, nazi officer ...
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Battle of the Last Panzer (1969)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The film looks through the eyes of the German offense during World War II, specifically a German tank crew who, after losing a battle, struggle to get home.
Plot: world war two, tank, german soldier, bombing, u.s. army
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dawn of a Filmmaker: The Keisuke Kinoshita Story (2013)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Keisuke Kinoshita sits easily alongside Ozu, Kurosawa and Naruse as one of Japan’s most respected legends of cinema. Made to commemorate the centenary of Kinoshita’s birth, this biographical drama chronicles formative hardships and personal ...
Plot: world war two, movie business, evacuation, sick mother, censorship, air raid, wheelbarrow, courage, filmmaking, film making
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Weekend at Dunkirk (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In June 1940, during the Dunkirk evacuation of Allied troops to England, French sergeant Julien Maillat and his men debate whether to evacuate to Britain or stay and fight the German troops that are closing-in from all directions. - from IMDB
Plot: french army, world war two, beach, shore, steel helmet, french soldier, uniform, sand, french military, car accident, soldier
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ⇓
40%
Tombstone of the Fireflies (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set during World War II, the film follows a young brother and sister as they attempt to survive the aftermath of the firebombing of Kobe City.
Plot: world war two, sibling relationship, war, firebomb, molotov cocktail, firefly, little girl, underwear, brother sister relationship, flashback, bombing, brother brother relationship
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Gaston's War (1997)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Denmark, Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Gaston Vandermeerssche is a young, resourceful Flemish action hero of the Belgian resistance during World War II: he coaches surviving allied pilots trough occupied Belgium and France to Spain so they can regain England, each time a dangerous ...
Plot: resistance, heroism, world war two, nazi, nazis
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Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
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Duration: 109 min.
Story: During the harrows of WWII, Jo, a young shepherd along with the help of the widow Horcada, helps to smuggle Jewish children across the border from southern France into Spain.
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From Hell to Victory (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: From Hell To Victory follows the relationship of six friends throughout the Second World War. They meet in a cafe in Paris on 24th August 1939 and agree to meet there on the same day every year. The war however takes them on their own individual ...
Plot: world war two, commando, war violence, battle, nazi, childhood, french soldier, soldier, rifle, german soldier, battles, commando mission ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, War
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
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Plot: execution, war crime, resistance, nazi, manhunt, prisoner, escape, death, world war two, male nudity, murder, russian soldier ...
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: tense, bleak, serious, realistic
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Time: 20th century, 1940s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.5
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Son of Saul (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the horror of 1944 Auschwitz, a prisoner forced to burn the corpses of his own people finds moral survival trying to save from the flames the body of a boy he takes for his son.
Style: melancholic, compassionate, disturbing, harsh, dramatic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
 26
Escapes (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Political prisoners imprisoned in Yugoslavia will try to escape from prison by digging a channel under the ground and join the partisans.
Plot: world war two, hunger, fear, doctor, sick, cold, political prisoner, communist, digging, rain, prison, breasts ...
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
 3K
The Notebook (2013)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary, Germany, Austria, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In a village on the Hungarian border, two young brothers grow up during war time with their cruel grandmother and must learn every trick of evil to survive in the absurd world of adults.
Style: realistic, rough, bleak, serious
Plot: twins, starvation, countryside, war, teenage life, family relations, life is a bitch, siblings relations, wartime life, holocaust, world war two, emotional abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Only Way (1970)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Denmark, Panama, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In April 1940, the armies of Nazi Germany invaded Denmark. The Danish government promised peaceful cooperation on the condition that Denmark s Jews remain free. The Nazi s agreed. In October, 1943, the agreement was broken...This is the true and ...
Style: contemplative, captivating, thought provoking, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, war, state affairs, against humanity, heroes, confined, danger, battles, military, politics, society ...
Time: 1940s
Place: denmark, europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Return to the Hiding Place (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a young resistance fighter witnesses atrocities towards the Jews, he's drawn into a web of espionage and clandestine activities. When he meets a young physics students and resistance journalist - Hans Poley - they embark on a hunt through ...
Plot: nazi, world war two, jewish, nazis
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Passenger (1963)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 62 min.
Story: The last film of Andrzej Munk, who died in a crash during the filming. A German woman on a ship coming back to Europe notices a face of another woman which brings recollections from the past. She tells her husband that she has been an overseer in ...
Plot: auschwitz, ship, nazi, children, jewish, prisoner, world war two, female protagonist, war crime, victim, attraction, holocaust ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fall of the Eagles (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: bomb, father daughter relationship, train, death of loved one, soldier, wounded soldier, explosion, female nudity, jewish, nazi, deathbed, german soldier ...
Time: 1940s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 89
Wild Wind (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union, Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: August 1943, Europe. The tentacles of the German octopus have begun to recoil. As the Nazis retreat, their concern focuses on the supply of oil from the refineries of Romania. Without the flow of "black gold", Germany's doom is ...
Plot: world war two, partisan, nudity (full frontal - brief), battle, train, violence, murder, death, machine gun, battles, breasts, river ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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