Movies like The Law and the Fist

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The Law and the Fist (1964)
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The Law and the Fist (1964)
Original name: Prawo i pięść
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At the end of World War Two, Polish people move to the western lands vacated by Germans. But some ruthless profiteers pose as government representatives and intend to make off with loot from a deserted town they took over. One honest man stands up against them because he believes these goods belong to the people.
Plot: train, violence, death, murder, post war, ghost town, world war two, shooting, gun, drinking alcohol, death by gunshot, drinking
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: poland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, epic and touching films with plots about death, murder, world war two, violence, gun, nazi and post war mostly in Drama and War genres. Some movies like The Law and the Fist: Vasiliki (1997), The Sea and Poison (1986), The Constant Factor (1980), The Hell with Heroes (1968), Cold Days (1966). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Vasiliki (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Cyprus
Duration: 135 min.
Story: It is based on a true story, where a young soldier and the wife of a revolutionary guy falls in love while in the background we witness political turmoils of Greece at that time.
Plot: death, decapitation, countryside, communist, rape, debt, murder, violence, civil war, gendarme, chase, explosion
Time: 1940s
Place: greece
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The Sea and Poison (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Downed American fliers in WW II are vivisected by Japanese surgeons in medical experiments.
Plot: world war two, mental disorder, vivisection, torture, bomber, air force
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: japan
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The Constant Factor (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The main character in this effective, convincing drama is Witold (Tadeusz Bradecki) who is high in what later would be termed the "emotional quotient" or the ability to bounce back from adverse, tragic circumstances. Witold has been ...
Plot: mountaineer, frame up, corruption, fired from the job, death of father, dying, death, father son relationship, death of mother, illness, mother son relationship
Place: poland, himalaya
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The Hour and Turn of Augusto Matraga (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Augusto Matraga is a violent agressive farmer who after being betrayed by his wife and trapped by several enemies is bitten up and left for dead. He is rescued by a couple of humble small farmers who nurse him for a long time until he is well again. ...
Plot: smoking, priest, redemption, auction, ambush, murder, death, revenge, gun, prayer
Place: brazil
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From the Clouds to the Resistance (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany, UK, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 'Dalla nube alla resistenza (From the Cloud to the Resistance ) (1978), based on two works by Cesare Pavese, falls into the category of History Lessons and Too Early, Too Late as well. It, too, has two parts—a twentieth-century text and a ...
Plot: post war, greek mythology, italian history, myth, mythology, class struggle, resistance, world war two, female director
Time: 1940s
Place: ancient greece, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Hell with Heroes (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In 1946 North Africa, two former US Air Force pilots are forced to work for an international smuggler to get money needed for their return to civilian life after fighting in World War II.
Plot: world war two, pilot, mistress, veteran, smuggler, murder, post war, u.s. army, world war two veteran, partnership, ambition, prospector ...
Time: 1940s, year 1946
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Cold Days (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Andras Kovacs' film, considered one of the most important Hungarian films of the 1960's, centers around four men who await trial for their involvement in the massacre of several thousand Jewish and Serbian people of Novi Sad in 1942. Each ...
Style: epic, cult film, cult movie cast
Plot: world war two, river, train, murder of family, winter, anti semitism, war crime, letter, morality, prison, bloodbath, robbery ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: former yugoslavia, central europe
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Lesson of a Dead Language (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An officer stationed in a remote Galician outpost at the end of the First World War is dying of consumption. Suffering from feverish dreams and hallucinations, he begins to collect religious art and attends seances.
Plot: holocaust, symbolism, dying, small town, prisoner, tuberculosis, polish, nazi, murder, world war one, hotel, flash forward ...
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Place: poland
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Better Off Dead. (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A lawyer fights a losing battle against the courts to overturn the death sentence for a convicted female robber/murderer despite demands from the woman that her death sentence be carried out.
Plot: death row, baby, mother daughter relationship, lawyer, death, execution, female bonding, murder, robbery, birth, baby girl, pregnant woman ...
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Everyone Dies Alone (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When they start losing family members and neighbors due to WWII and the Nazi government's policies, a quiet married couple becomes disillusioned and begins spreading leaflets against the government - a crime punishable by death.
Plot: world war two, gestapo, nazi germany, resistance, loss of son, nazi soldier, killed in action, death of son, anti nazi, death, fear, ss ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940
Place: central europe
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58%
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Transit (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: After a graffiti artist loses his brother and fellow partner-in-crime to the hands of a vigilante killer he vows to give up graffiti forever. That lasts until he hooks up with his best friend, a tag-banger out to make a name for himself.
Plot: death, latin, gangsters, death of protagonist, graffiti, violence, murder
Place: los angeles
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The Ring with a Crowned Eagle (1992)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland, France, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Polish Resistance fighter who survived the Nazi years cannot accept the new Communist power.
Plot: world war two, post war, vodka, nazism, resistance, partisan, ss, communism, anti communist, polish history, patriot, betrayal ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: poland
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Boy on the Bridge (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cyprus
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In a seemingly idyllic Cypriot village, twelve-year-old Socrates finds himself in the centre of a murder investigation that exposes a dark family secret and changes his life forever.
Plot: coming of age, death, violence, murder, police, funeral, explosive
Place: cyprus
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Hunting of Man (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A universal story with Latino characters told in an unconventional way (like Forrest Gump and Amadeus) about a man who's trying to keep his hot-headed younger brother from carrying out revenge.
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Village in the Jungle (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sri Lanka
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Baddegama or, more correctly, Beddegama is a 1980 award winning Sinhalese language film directed by Lester James Peries that follows the lives of village people in British Colonial Sri Lanka. The film is based on the 1913 book titled as "The ...
Plot: fortune teller, henchman, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, marriage, false accusation, superstition, demon, witch, village, jungle ...
Time: turn of the century
Place: sri lanka
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Little Alexander (1981)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union, East Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: May of 1945. Soviet soldiers conducting an operation to rescue the children in a small town in the territory of Germany.
Audience: kids
Plot: world war two, poverty, death, hunger, post war, concentration camp
Time: 1940s
Place: germany
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Nightmares (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set before the first Wold War in part of Poland under Austrain occupation, the story of a young boy in primary school who later grows up to become a rebellious, poetic-minded teen in the same school when the national movement toward liberation is ...
Style: political
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Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 113 min.
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Kassbach - Ein Portrait (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Directed by Peter Patzak
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Genre: Drama
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Rokonok (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 110 min.
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Hospital of the Transfiguration (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
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Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Execution (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: surprise ending
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I'm Alive and I Love You (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
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Time: 1940s
Place: france
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43%
Stolen Spring (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 89 min.
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Place: scandinavia, denmark
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43%
The Promised Land (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 170 min.
Story: The Polish film based on the book of the same name by Wladyslaw Reymont. Taking place in the nineteenth century town of Łódź, Poland, three friends want to make a lot of money by building and investing in a textile factory. An exceptional ...
Style: realistic, serious, biting, epic, suspense
Plot: revolution, friendship, jewish, revenge, fire, adultery, factory worker, railway, brutality, capitalist, arsonist, capitalism ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, turn of the century
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43%
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Liten Ida (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Sweden
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Little Ida's mother is working for the Germans during WW2, and she is also having a relationship with a German SS-officer. Ida is experiencing the problems of having a mother who is involved with the enemy, without being old enough to ...
Plot: world war two, post war, wartime life, occupation, terror, nazi, children, outsider, chase, nazi occupation, female director
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41%
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Kimen (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On a small green island out in the sea, they live in harmony - until a stranger comes. Like a hurricane this rocks the small society, and a killing lets all hidden forces loose.
Plot: mass hysteria, fear, death, revenge, small community, island, summer, manhunt, disturbed person, mental illness, disturbed individual, stranger ...
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Dog Nail Clipper (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bright young soldier Mertsi suffers a permanent brain injury in the Second World War. In the late 1940s he wanders around the Finnish countryside looking for simple work and relying on other people's help. A workmate, Ville, tells him about his ...
Style: melancholic, thought provoking, sincere, touching
Plot: dog, human animal relationship, nature, war injury, post war, lumberjack, life is a bitch, life philosophy, post traumatic stress disorder, winter, veteran, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Long Island Four (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Based on the true story of four Nazi saboteurs who infiltrated the US in 1942 and were quickly caught and executed, this 80-minute ode to America's irresistibly corruptive allure was the only underground feature by writer-director Anders ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: decadence, saboteur, cult, capture, nazi, raft, underground, mission, radio, death, world war two, nightlife ...
Time: 1940s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%