Movies like Stalag Luft

If you like "Stalag Luft" you are looking for movies about / with parody, ss, horse, world war two, nazi, motorcycle and german themes of Comedy, Drama and War genre shot in UK.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Stalag Luft (1993)
 6.7
 161
Stalag Luft (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Few wartime prisoners have attempted escape quite as many times as bumbling RAF Officer James Forrester. Though Officer Forrester has twenty-three escape attempts to his name, each successive attempt he makes to break free somehow seems to go worse than the last. But this time there's a difference, because Officer Forrester isn't just plotting his own escape, but the escape of all 327 of his fellow prisoners as well - and all at once. In fact even the Germans want to escape!
Plot: parody, ss, horse, world war two, nazi, motorcycle, german, food, truck, kitchen, mathematics, book, golf, card game, impersonation, truck driver, pow, prison guard, chocolate, photograph, massage, capture, scot, tailor, card playing ...
Place: germany, berlin germany

Movie in categories

parody movies
2630
ss movies
ss
147
horse movies
2767
nazi movies
1032
german movies
981
food movies
2088

Most similar movies to Stalag Luft

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, bleak and humorous films with plots about world war two, death, cigarette smoking, husband wife relationship, drinking, father son relationship and war mostly in Drama, War and Comedy genres. Some movies like Stalag Luft: Tea with Mussolini (1999), The Password Is Courage (1962), Cross of Iron (1977), Jojo Rabbit (2019), Catch-22 (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Tea with Mussolini (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Semi-autobiographical film directed by Franco Zeffirelli, telling the story of young Italian boy Luca's upbringing by a circle of English and American women, before and during World War II.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, pre war ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: stepmother stepson relationship, world war two, friendship, coming of age, painting, artist, ambassador, hotel, forgery, gender, friends, collector ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 20th century, 40s ...
Place: italy, florence, europe, germany, austria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Password Is Courage (1962)
Genre: War, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A British officer, captured by the Germans, tries everything he can to escape. In the process, amongst many other adventures he gets awarded the Iron Cross !! Based on a true story.
Style: based on supposedly true story
Plot: train, tunnel, claustrophobia, singing, train station, escape, world war two, sabotage, fire, british, pow, prisoner of war camp
Time: 1940s
Place: poland, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 7.5
 25K
Cross of Iron (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: It is 1943, and the German army, ravaged and demoralised, are hastily retreating from the Russian front. In the midst of all this madness, conflict brews between the aristocratic yet ultimately pusillanimous Captain Stransky and the courageous ...
Style: realistic, tense, bleak, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, soldier, german, anti war, hate, chaos, battles, military hospital, military, lieutenant, sergeant, eastern front ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1943
Place: russia, france, siberia, crimea, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.9
 269K
Jojo Rabbit (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: New Zealand, Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother is hiding a young Jewish girl in their attic. Aided only by his idiotic imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler, Jojo must ...
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, dark humor
Plot: nazi germany, nazi, nazism, hitler, boy, world war two, german, rabbit, imaginary friend, satire, adolf hitler, compassion ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, year 1944
Place: germany, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 22K
Catch-22 (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A bombardier in World War II tries desperately to escape the insanity of the war. However, sometimes insanity is the only sane way to cope with a crazy situation. Catch-22 is a parody of a "military mentality" and of a bureaucratic society ...
Style: surreal, psychological, clever, suspense, biting ...
Plot: world war two, satire, anti war, military, military hospital, bomber, island, war, rebellion, military life, anti heroes, soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1944, 70s
Place: mediterranean sea, new york, rome italy, sweden, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Journey's End (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in a dugout in Aisne in 1918, a group of British officers, led by the mentally disintegrating young officer Stanhope, variously await their fate.
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: trench warfare, world war one, officer, british army, war, army, battles, nightmare, battle, fear, explosion, rifle ...
Time: year 1918, 1910s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.4
 122
David (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Although members of the Hitler Youth chant anti-Semitic paroles in front of his house during the Purim festival, Rabbi Singer is still profoundly convinced that Germany will stay a safe country for him, his family, and his fellow believers. But ...
Style: emotional, bleak, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: survival, holocaust, anti semitism, world war two, rabbi, family relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, wartime life, urban, confined, escapades ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 40s, 30s, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, black sea, vienna, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Boat Is Full (1981)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Switzerland, West Germany, Austria
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During World War II, Switzerland severely limited refugees: "Our boat is full." A train from Germany halts briefly in an isolated corner of Switzerland. Six people jump off seeking asylum: four Jews, a French child, and a German soldier. ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, politics, world war two, train, refugee, survival, wartime life, anti war, village, genocide, escapades ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: switzerland, europe, germany, zurich switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Movie in collections
Bright Young Things (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: in the 1930’s a social set known to the press – who follow their every move – as the “Bright Young Things.” are Adam and his friends who are eccentric, wild and entirely shocking to the older generation. Amidst the madness, Adam, who is ...
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, melancholic ...
Plot: columnist, love triangle, aristocrat, love and romance, love affair, husband wife relationship, honest, bittersweet, writer's life, down on your luck, couple relations, godparent ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe, cannes, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Beautiful People (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In London, during October 1993, England is playing Holland in the preliminaries of the World Cup. The Bosnian War is at its height, and refugees from the ex-Yugoslavia are arriving. Football rivals, and political adversaries from the Balkans all ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, talky, sad ...
Plot: chase, immigrants, bosnian war, refugee, politics, culture clash, working class, opposites attract, civil war, wartime, war, british ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: england, london, croatia, serbia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Naked Among Wolves (1963)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: East Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: war criminal, gas chamber, nazism, prisoner, holocaust, jewish, baby, alarm clock, war crime, overheard conversation, forgery, scavenger ...
Time: quarry
Place: east germany, bavaria, warsaw poland, german democratic republic, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 8.1
 55K
Underground (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, France, Germany, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, UK, USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Black marketeers Marko and Blacky manufacture and sell weapons to the Communist resistance in WWII Belgrade, living the good life along the way. Marko's surreal duplicity propels him up the ranks of the Communist Party, and he eventually ...
Style: cynical, surreal, satirical, biting, absurd ...
Plot: world war two, freedom, lie, ambition, society, weapons, nazi, resistance, hiding place, communism, revolution, basement ...
Time: 60s, 90s, 1960s, 1990s, 1940s ...
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, berlin germany, balkan, yugoslavia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Last Butterfly (1991)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia, France, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Stage mime Antoine Moreau is compelled by the Gestapo to put on a performance for the children of Terezin, a "model" concentration camp, to convince the Red Cross observers that the camp is truly what it seems. Reluctant at first, Moreau ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: orchestra, gestapo, oven, mime, red cross, song, world war two, concentration camp, ashes, french resistance, nazi propaganda, death of wife ...
Time: 1940s
Place: berlin germany, europe, czechoslovakia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Aryan Couple (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A WWII Drama about a German/Jewish industrialist who, in order to ensure his family's safe passage out of Germany, is forced to hand over his business to the Nazis.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, anti semitism, concentration camp, life is a bitch, undercover, hidden identity, forbidden love, uncover truth, moral dilemma, survival, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: switzerland, hungary, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Divided We Fall (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In Nazi occupied Czechoslovakia, a childless couple agree to hide a Jewish friend at great personal risk of discovery and execution.
Style: disturbing, touching, uplifting, surreal, compassionate ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, human spirit, survival, wartime life, against humanity, idealism, nazi occupation, couple relations, dishonesty, society, couples ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 40s, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: europe, poland, germany, moscow russia, belgium ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Funny Dirty Little War (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Argentina
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A small revolution breaks out in a small Argentine town, as one group of Peronists calls they newly elected peronist a communist. The newly elected official enlists the aid of allies ranging from the town drunk to young peronists to help hold his ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: politics, hostage, farce, village, village life, small town, small town life, political intrigue, kidnapping, chaos and mayhem, confined, state affairs ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Slaughterhouse-Five (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: "Listen: Billie Pilgrim has come unstuck in time." Slaughterhouse-Five is an award-winning 1972 film adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut's novel of the same name. Director Hill faithfully renders for the screen Vonnegut's obsessive story ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, tense, serious, emotional ...
Plot: world war two, time travel, assassination, alien, sent to the future, family relations, war, space and aliens, imaginary, alien encounter, parents and children, film within a film ...
Time: future, 20th century, 1900s, year 1945, 1960s ...
Place: philadelphia, new england, usa, pennsylvania, montana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Closely Watched Trains (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a small town still occupied by the Germans as World War II's tide is turning toward the Allies, apprentice train-watcher Milos is oblivious to the war. Instead, he is obsessed with having his first sexual experience. Despite the favors of ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, atmospheric, talky ...
Plot: world war two, coming of age, politics, resistance, occupation, war, wartime life, village life, communism, storytelling, village, apprentice ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s
Place: czech republic, europe, prague, prague czechoslovakia, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
My Mother's Courage (1995)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, UK, Austria, Ireland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The deportation of 4000 Jews from Budapest to Auschwitz in July 1944, as told by George Tabori, and how the narrator's mother escaped it, owing to coincidence, courage and some help from where you'd least expect it.
Style: disturbing, bleak, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, hopes, deportation, holocaust, concentration camp, escapades, heroes, battles, wartime life, moral dilemma, family in danger, human spirit ...
Time: 1940s
Place: budapest hungary, budapest, berlin germany, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, New Zealand, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In 1942, British soldier Jack Celliers comes to a japanese prison camp. The camp is run by Yonoi, who has a firm belief in discipline, honour and glory. In his view, the allied prisoners are cowards when they chose to surrender instead of commiting ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: pow, world war two, soldier, war, prisoner of war camp, war crime, anti war, captivity, undisciplined, escape attempt, atrocity, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1936, year 1946 ...
Place: japan, asia, australia, indonesia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.4
 4K
Salon Kitty (1976)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Kitty runs a brothel in Nazi Germany where the soldiers come to "relax". Recording devices have been installed in each room by a power hungry army official who plans to use the information to blackmail Hitler and gain power himself. A girl ...
Style: sexual, disturbing, offbeat, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: world war two, prostitute, politics, betrayal, forbidden love, anti semitism, fall in love, against the rules, eroticism, state affairs, danger, society ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 1930s, year 1939
Place: germany, europe, paris france, warsaw poland, copenhagen ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Brylcreem Boys (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1941, as part of an effort to remain strictly neutral, the Dublin government made a deal with both Berlin and London whereby any soldier, sailor or pilot captured on Irish soil, whether of German or Allied forces, would be interned for the ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: love triangle, anti war, rivalry, fall in love, love and romance, world war two, human spirit, war, rescue, military life, village, german officer ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: ireland, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
 19
The Marathon (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It is 5 May 1945 and the uprising against the hated German occupiers has broken out in Prague. The Czech guards open the gate of the Pankrác prison to allow the prisoners to escape en masse. Many of them are shot dead by the German guards but young ...
Style: tragicomedy
Plot: resistance, janitor, bridge, firearm, riot, sabotage, blackout, prison, handcuffs, teenage girl, world war two, battle ...
Time: year 1945, 1940s
Place: prague czech republic, prague, prague czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 192
Bad Behaviour (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The McAllister family house is the setting for Gerry and Ellie's grapples with work, children and how to get the bathroom fixed. Both have reached the stage where reason cannot be heard above the ticking clock of experience and ambition. When ...
Plot: panic, bathroom, camera, kiss, dancing, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, photographer, moving, nanny, male female relationship, soccer ...
Place: london, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
For Ever Mozart (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: For Ever Mozart is an episodic film that follows a theater troupe from France attempting to put on a play in Sarajevo. Along their journey they are captured and held in a POW camp, and they call for help from their friends and relations in France. ...
Style: serious, realistic, experimental, contemplative, avant garde
Plot: film within a film, battles, politics, filmmaking, anti war, performer's life, war, artists and showbiz, typewriter, bank, underwear, beach ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, bosnia, europe, former yugoslavia, prague ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Devils on the Doorstep (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: China
Duration: 139 min.
Story: During the Japanese occupation of China, two prisoners are dumped in a peasant's home in a small town. The owner is bullied into keeping the prisoners until the next New Year, at which time they will be collected. The village leaders convene to ...
Style: semi serious, atmospheric, realistic, humorous, clever
Plot: world war two, resistance, military, village, wartime life, rebelliousness, captivity, rebellion, confined, social relations, oppression, comedy of errors ...
Time: 1940s
Place: china, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
 17K
Their Finest (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Sweden, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: During the Blitz of World War II, a female screenwriter (Gemma Arterton) works on a film celebrating England's resilience as a way to buoy a weary populace's spirits. Her efforts to dramatise the true story of two sisters (Lily Knight and ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, captivating, humorous, propaganda film
Plot: war propaganda, filmmaking, world war two, screenwriter, united kingdom, friendship, lie, london blitz, journalist, romance, agent, female director ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, 20th century
Place: england, london, america, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Goodbye, Children (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, West Germany, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A French boarding school run by priests seems to be a haven from World War II until a new student arrives. He becomes the roommate of top student in his class. Rivals at first, the roommates form a bond and share a secret.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: nazism, jewish, world war two, friendship, betrayal, anti semitism, boarding school life, priest, resistance, auschwitz, wartime life, childhood ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: france, europe, vichy, jerusalem, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.6
 7K
The Damned (1969)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In the early days of Nazi Germany, a powerful noble family must adjust to life under the new dictatorship regime. The transition from democracy to dictatorship is thus dramatized through the lives of the family which also owns a powerful German ...
Style: rough, bleak, atmospheric, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: mother son incest, incest, family relations, world war two, third reich, decadence, aryan, poison, gestapo, orgy, murder, sexual abuse ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 30s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Mein Führer: The Truly Truest Truth About Adolf Hitler (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Hitler no longer believes in himself, and can barely see himself as an equal to even his sheep dog. But to seize the helm of the war he would have to create one of his famous fiery speeches to mobilize the masses. Goebbels therefore brings a Jewish ...
Style: realistic, dark humor, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: world war two, farce, assassination attempt, head of state, politics, war, hitler, wartime life, political conspiracy, downfall, state affairs, nazi germany ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Related movie lists