Movies like Die Nachrichten

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Die Nachrichten (2005)
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Die Nachrichten (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Still missing
Plot: stasi, politics, suicide, journalist, stripper, career, memories, boss, media, bureaucracy, secret police, german reunification, tv, reminiscence, archive, television
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: german democratic republic, east germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and tense films with plots about female nudity, politics, suicide, journalist, stasi, nudity (full frontal - brief) and berlin wall mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Die Nachrichten: The Wall - The Final Days (2008), Der Blaue (1994), One Night in Berlin (2011), The Architects (1990), Der Turm (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Wall - The Final Days (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 186 min.
Story: The Berlin wall separated families and friends for 28 years. Some accepted it, and some worked hard to make it fall.
Plot: stasi, soldier, kitsch, border, automatic rifle, screaming, border crossing, police, male female relationship, german reunification, berlin wall, intercourse ...
Time: year 1989
Place: german democratic republic, gdr, germany, west germany, berlin germany
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95%
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Der Blaue (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In this German political drama, an ex-Stasi agent encounters an old friend whom he may have betrayed after his friend tried to escape East Germany. The former East German agent is Otto Skrodt who after many years is about to be promoted in the ...
Plot: german reunification, disguise, intrigue, agent, female nudity, stasi, clandestine
Place: gdr, german democratic republic
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84%
One Night in Berlin (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Berlin. Night. An old, homeless drunk stumbles down the street. Ignored by everyone - almost everyone. A woman suddenly appears in front of him - mid-thirties, thin, a drug addict. She stands face-to-face for the first time in years with the man she ...
Style: road movie
Plot: berlin wall, past, inheritance, nazi, separation, stasi
Place: berlin germany, east germany, germany, german democratic republic, gdr
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76%
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The Architects (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: East Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The architect Daniel Brenner is in his late thirties when he receives his first challenging and lucrative commission: to design a cultural center for a satellite town in East-Berlin. He accepts the offer under the condition that he gets to choose ...
Plot: divorce, socialism, berlin wall, friendship, partnership, gender roles, architecture, parenting, communism, german reunification, architect, self fulfillment ...
Place: east germany, german democratic republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Der Turm (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Adapted from an award-winning best-selling book by Uwe Tellkamp, 'The Tower' depicts a higher class family’s struggles during crumbling communist rule in 1980’s East Germany. It illustrates the weaknesses and pending downfall of the ...
Plot: communism, family, attempted rape, female nudity, countryside
Place: east germany, german democratic republic, gdr
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61%
The Man on the Wall (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An East German man finds a way to cross the border between East and West Berlin. But when he succeeds in bringing his wife out as well, things are not quite as expected.
Plot: berlin wall, separation, culture clash, adulteress, a vision, ham radio, weirdo, couples, stasi, jealousy, cold war, ransom ...
Place: berlin germany, east berlin east germany, west berlin west germany, gdr, east berlin ...
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46%
Berlin Is in Germany (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Martin, a former GDR citizen, is released from jail, he lately becomes confronted with the consequences of the German re-unification.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, emotional, serious
Plot: taxi driver, fish out of water, estrangement, society, social differences, friendship, prisoner, unsociability, berlin wall, jail, bittersweet, parent child relationship ...
Time: 90s, 21st century
Place: europe, germany, german democratic republic, berlin germany
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43%
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Barbara (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: It is the summer of 1980 in East Germany and, alone, Barbara is confined to living and working as a doctor in a small provincial town - her punishment for attempting to emigrate to the West. She has only one focus; to escape and for this, she has to ...
Style: psychological, tense, sincere, melancholic, compassionate ...
Plot: german, doctor, introspection, confined, power relations, lovers apart, who to trust, secret service, society, life is a bitch, fascism, doctors and patients ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1980, frogman
Place: east germany, germany, gdr, northern germany, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Never Mind the Wall (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Germany 1982: The country is divided into two parts. Nele, coming from West-Germany, travels to East-Germany where she meets Captain, singer of a band. They fall in love with each other, but the regime "takes care" of their relationship, ...
Plot: berlin wall, punk, teenage crush, stasi, female director, strong female lead, punk music, sex, female nudity, strong female character
Place: german democratic republic, berlin germany, west berlin west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Awakening from the Dead (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Serbia
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The story takes place at the beginning of the bombing, both in Belgrade and in one small town in Serbia, at the end of March 1999. Forty-year-old Mickey, an unaccomplished writer, a disillusioned assistant professor at the Faculty of Fine Arts, a ...
Plot: suicide, grave, nato, journalist, gun, bombing, friends, parent child relationship, old friend, murder, father son relationship, female nudity ...
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36%
When the Heavens Fell (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A psychotherapist's life is wrecked when her private life is exposed in a sensation magazine.
Plot: cynicism, reporter, politician, love hate relationship, cheating, jealousy, journalism, downfall, ethics, journalist, morals, double suicide ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Prager Botschaft (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Style: political drama
Plot: police, protest, propaganda, mob, politics, german abroad, fence, camp, mass hysteria, mud, embassy, politician ...
Time: 80s
Place: east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Fuehrer Ex (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ingo Hasselbach, whose parents were Communist Party members in East Germany during his childhood, has lived at both ends of the political seesaw. The question of how people reach a change of heart is a profound one; Hasselbach describes the external ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: prison, fascism, friendship, violence, politics, moral dilemma, racism, youth, obsession, survival, prison life, escape ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, german democratic republic, europe, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Cracks in the Shell (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Fine suffers from not being seen but she also does her best at not being noticed, even though she is an acting student. At night, when her mentally handicapped sister Jule cannot get to sleep and stereotypically bangs her head against the wall, Fine ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: actor's life, losing-it hero, power relations, artists and showbiz, actress, self destruction, mentor protege relationship, theater, audition, school, twentysomething life, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Wife of an Important Man (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story of the rise and fall of an Egyptian police officer, during the regime of President Anwar El Sadat.
Plot: terror, university, neighbor, politics, journalist, domestic violence, suicide, gambling, miscarriage, husband wife relationship, schoolgirl, cinema ...
Time: year 1975, year 1977
Place: egypt, cairo egypt
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33%
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Without Love (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Ewa is a reporter. Using her feminine charms and other means she is trying to become a journalist on a Warsaw weekly popular magazine. She hopes to become political interviewer of personalities and state leaders. On her way up the ladder she trips ...
Plot: social problem, journalist, success, single mother, newspaper, mass media, newspaper article, break up, ambition, reporter, newspaper editor, promotion ...
Place: rome italy
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32%
Simon & the Oaks (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Norway
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Epic story about two families and their friendship and common destiny in Sweden's Gothenburg in the 1940s and 1950s. Told from the perspective of young Simon Larsson, who learns that he's an adopted child who has a Jewish father from ...
Style: realistic, tense, psychological, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: coming of age, world war two, family relations, friendship, wartime life, culture clash, working class, society, youth, best friend, social differences, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, 50s
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Big Brass Ring (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Blake Pellarin is on the campaign trail to become president of the United States. While making a stop in St. Louis, a chance encounter brings his past back to haunt him.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious
Plot: head of state, gays and lesbians, media, haunted by the past, political corruption, political conspiracy, media satire, campaign, dishonesty, state affairs, journalism, politics ...
Time: 90s
Place: missouri, usa
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30%
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Prince in Hell (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story is set soon after the reunification of West and East Germany, and is about the disintegrating relationship between Jockel a political activist and Stefan a heroin junkie, and their involvement with a bisexual Micha. A 2nd plot line is ...
Plot: bisexuality, suicide, lgbt, threesome, child, jester, gay interest, male nudity, homosexual, drug addiction, gay sex, killing an animal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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A Report (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: 1964 Finnish drama.
Plot: reporter, prostitute, police, young adult, prostitution, police officer, bar, teenage prostitute, journalist, media, male female relationship, ship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Down Came a Blackbird (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A woman struggles with the death of her lover. He was killed by South-American fascists.
Style: rough, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, emotional ...
Plot: kidnapping, clinic, against humanity, deadly, state affairs, on the run, politics, life is a bitch, confined, haunted by the past, survival, price of justice ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Shores of Hope (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In this vivid historical drama set in 1980s East Germany, two dockworkers and best friends who dream of escaping the repressive regime are forced to choose their loyalties when the state police promise them safe passage out of the country — if ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, tense
Plot: friendship, ambition, relationship vs career, moral dilemma, investigation, danger, dishonesty, betrayal, crimes, snitch, interracial romance, love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: germany, gdr, east germany, german democratic republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
As We Were Dreaming (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Andreas Dresen's adaptation of Clemens Meyer's novel about a group of East German friends right after the fall of the Wall.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: friends, drugs/alcohol, unfulfillment, teenage boy, nightlife, lifestyle, freedom, dull life, buddies, cause and meaning, pole dance, pole dancing ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: germany, east germany
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27%
Common Law Wife (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Shug, a rich old man, throws out his longtime live-in mistress and moves in his young, sexy niece, who's just returned home after making a living as a stripper in New Orleans. The mistress doesn't intend to go without a fight, however, and ...
Style: cult film, psychotronic
Plot: stripper, sexploitation, murder, small town, corruption, sheriff, suicide, brother in law sister in law sex, uncle niece relationship, sex, poison, bar ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Mother Kusters Goes to Heaven (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Frau Kusters is preparing dinner late one seemingly ordinary afternoon in her seemingly ordinary kitchen in Frankfurt, Germany. Mrs. Kusters wants to add canned sausages to the stew, her annoying daughter-in-law thinks otherwise. The point, we soon ...
Style: disturbing, cynical, biting, thought provoking, dark humor ...
Plot: politics, widow, suicide, working class, class differences, communist, media manipulation, death of father, state affairs, journalism, media, society ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, germany, frankfurt germany, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Contergan (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A dramatization of the thalidomide drug scandal of the early 1960s.
Plot: medicine, damage, disabled child, lawyer, court case, pregnancy, industrialist, medical profession, baby, courtroom, politics, pharmaceutical company ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Amarsi male (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Anna plays the personal secretary of a rich industrialist who falls in love with her boss' daughter's leftist boyfriend, Carlo. Anna pretty much severs her ties with her boss (who she also had romantic moments with) and after she moves in ...
Plot: prostitution, illegal drugs, money, politics, drug, boss, secretary, college student, cheating, drugs, manipulation, industrialist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Breakdown (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A journalist lives his smooth citizen life, married to a woman from respected family. But, conflicts with manager at work are becoming more often, his marriage is unstable and the outer manifestation of all this is a strange skin disease. Doctors ...
Plot: journalist, troubled marriage, infection, sex, bare breasts, nervousness, impotence, telephone, anger, peace, mountain, job ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
In Nowhere Land (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sükran who works at pay box of Haydarpasa is around 40 ages. She has a son whose name is Veysel. He works in a factory. She suffered from her husband's political actions, so she wants to keep away Veysel from political actions. Veysel get ...
Plot: disappearance, presumed dead, german, friend, kurd, bureaucracy, turkish, fiance fiancee relationship, tragic event, racism, dead husband, prejudice ...
Place: turkey, kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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West (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: East Germany. Summer, late 70's. Three years after her boyfriend Wassilij's apparent death, Nelly Senff decides to escape from behind the Berlin wall with her son Alexej, leaving her traumatic memories and past behind. Pretending to marry ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching, gloomy
Plot: immigrants, starting over, social decay, hopes, family relations, society, haunted by the past, friendship, love triangle, intergenerational friendship, single mother, immigration ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, west germany, east germany, german democratic republic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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