Movies like Elysium 1987

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Elysium (1987)
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Elysium (1987)
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, children, nazi, jewish, boy, medical experiment, concentration camp, death of child, female director
Place: hungary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, disturbing, bleak and suspense films with plots about world war two, nazi, concentration camp, jewish, holocaust, death and male nudity mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Elysium: The 25th Hour (1967), Black Birds (1967), Dara of Jasenovac (2020), Evening Bells (1986), 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, jewish, deportation, volunteer, gendarme, arrest, nazi, ss, recruit, holocaust, peasant ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, romania
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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, prison, nazi, concentration camp
Time: 1940s
Place: croatia
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Dara of Jasenovac (2020)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Serbia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: During the Nazi-occupied Ustasha regime "NDH" in former Yugoslavia during WWII, little girl Dara is sent to the concentration camp complex Jasenovac in Croatia also known as "Balkan's Auschwitz".
Style: suspenseful, thought provoking, disturbing, touching, sincere ...
Plot: concentration camp, world war two, propaganda, hospital, execution, jewish, war, baby, red cross, mass murder
Place: croatia
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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
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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, hitler, evil man, nazi
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The Great Escape II: The Untold Story (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, 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, pow, nazi, prison, escape, prisoners of war, prison escape
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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: jewish, holocaust, movie star, actor, director, actress, world war two, nazi, poem, father son relationship, concentration camp, filmmaking ...
Place: europe, hungary, los angeles
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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, partisan, invasion, nazi, stadium, firearm
Time: year 1941
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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.
Style: captivating, suspense
Plot: parent child relationship, world war two, experiment, father son reunion, war criminal, nazi, father son relationship, war, ex nazi, psychopath, relationship problems, human experiment ...
Place: brazil
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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: train, wounded soldier, young soldier, friendship, world war two, bolshevik, loss of friend, male nudity, female nudity, student, villa, statue ...
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (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: touching, heartbreaking, emotional, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: kids
Plot: holocaust, world war two, jewish, concentration camp, childhood, against humanity, friendship, nazism, war, gas chamber, nazi, atrocity ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, poland, europe, switzerland, berlin germany
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46%
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.
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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, sick mother, courage, air raid, evacuation, filmmaking, censorship, wheelbarrow
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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, immigration, nazi, concentration camp, ghetto, army, terror, communist, soldier, escape, world war two, male nudity ...
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The Quality of Mercy (1994)
Genre: Drama, War
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Duration: 105 min.
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Place: austria
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38%
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Promise (2005)
Genre: Drama, War
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Duration: 112 min.
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Plot: world war two, letter, loss of friend, air raid, bombing, loss of sister, veterinarian, surveillance, wounded animal
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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From Hell to Victory (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
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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
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Duration: 107 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, War
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Style: suspense, tense, disturbing
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32%