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The Assassination (1965)
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The Assassination (1965)
Original name: Atentát
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The assassination of Heydrich in Prague during WWII.
Plot: airplane, fascist, world war two, army, nazi, paratrooper, forest, assassin, german, saboteur, chess, illness, suicide, torture, soldier, suicide by gunshot, train, church, secret, betrayal, ss, catacomb, friendship between men, traitor, death of protagonist ...
Time: year 1941, year 1942, 1940s
Place: berlin germany, prague, czechoslovakia, central europe, prague czechoslovakia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and suspenseful films with plots about world war two, nazi, resistance, battles, german, war and violence mostly in War, Drama and History genres. Some movies like The Assassination: Operation: Daybreak (1975), Anthropoid (2016), Operation Silver A (2007), Valkyrie (2008), The Man with the Iron Heart (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Operation: Daybreak (1975)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Czechoslovakia, 1942. Three brave Czech patriots risk everything to rid their country of its brutal Nazi leader, SS-General Reinhard Heydrich.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: assassination, soldier, world war two, czech history, military, anti heroes, politics, village life, heroic mission, village, wartime life, battles ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1941, year 1942, quarry
Place: prague, czech republic, europe, prague czechoslovakia, central europe ...
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95%
 7.2
 43K
Anthropoid (2016)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Czech Republic, UK, USA, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In December 1941, Czech soldier Jozef Gabčík and Jan Kubiš parachute into their occupied homeland to assassinate Nazi officer Reinhard Heydrich
Style: emotional, realistic, clever, factual, intense ...
Plot: third reich, assassination, nazi, betrayal, suspicion, friendship between men, conspiracy, repression, world war two, murderer, ss, female protagonist ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, year 1938
Place: prague, germany, czechoslovakia, prague czech republic, munich germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Operation Silver A (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Based on actual events. Late 1941, Group Silver A are dropped into occupied Czechoslovakia on an SOE mission to set up a Radio communications centre for the resistance, and contact a German Army officer whom is forwarding information to the British.
Style: suspense, compassionate, suspenseful, sentimental, disturbing
Plot: conspiracy, world war two, german occupation, fight, agent, police officer, husband wife relationship, secret mission, unfaithful wife, betrayal, trap, mass murder ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1941, year 1942
Place: prague, prague czechoslovakia, czechoslovakia, prague czech republic, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 226K
Valkyrie (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Germany, Italy, Spain, France, Japan, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Wounded in Africa during World War II, Nazi Col. Claus von Stauffenberg returns to his native Germany and joins the Resistance in a daring plan to create a shadow government and assassinate Adolf Hitler. When events unfold so that he becomes a ...
Style: tense, factual, bad ending, suspenseful, contemplative ...
Plot: world war two, nazism, war, resistance, nazi, bomb, nazi germany, deception, treason, assassination attempt, betrayal, german officer ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe, munich germany, tunisia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Man with the Iron Heart (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Thriller, War
Country: USA, France, UK, Belgium, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: With the Third Reich is at his peak in 1942, the Czech resistance in London plans the most ambitious military operation of WWII – Anthropoid. Two young recruits are sent to Prague to assassinate the most ruthless Nazi leader – Reinhardt ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, suspenseful, bloody
Plot: nazism, paratrooper, assassination, world war two, naval officer, battles, battle, anger, german, explosion, resistance, attempted murder ...
Time: 1940s, year 1929, year 1942, year 1939, year 1941
Place: prague czechoslovakia, prague, central europe, prague czech republic, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.2
 137K
Defiance (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Based on a true story, during World War II, four Jewish brothers escape their Nazi-occupied homeland of West Belarus in Poland and join the Soviet partisans to combat the Nazis. The brothers begin the rescue of roughly 1,200 Jews still trapped in ...
Style: emotional, epic, sincere, intense, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, jewish, nazi, holocaust, survival, rebellion, partisan, camp, russian, jews, wartime life, hopes ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1941, year 1942
Place: poland, europe, germany, israel, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Flame and Citron (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Denmark, Germany, Norway, France, Sweden, Finland, Czech Republic
Duration: 130 min.
Story: During Nazi occupation, red-headed Bent Faurschou-Hviid ("Flame") and Jørgen Haagen Schmith ("Citron"), assassins in the Danish resistance, take orders from Winther, who's in direct contact with Allied leaders. One shoots, ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: gestapo, resistance, world war two, betrayal, dishonesty, nazism, double agent, war, crimes, partners, wartime life, political unrest ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944, year 1940
Place: denmark, copenhagen, europe, sweden, copenhagen denmark ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Longest Day (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, US, British, Canadians, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established as part of the Reich's Atlantic Wall, notes to his officers that ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, touching, epic ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, resistance, war, allies, invasion, german, military, navy, military life, battle zone, officers and cadets ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: normandy, france, europe, england, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Fall of the Innocent (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 126 min.
Story: With the Nazi takeover of Europe underway, the Reich Protector Reinhard Heydrich arrives in Prague and his underlings begin enforcing his authority in the towns and villages across the occupied country. In Lidice, the film's main protagonist, ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, emotional, serious, bleak
Plot: nazi occupation, world war two, assassination, holocaust, mass murder, life is a bitch, wartime life, heroic mission, against humanity, deadly, war, social relations ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942
Place: czechoslovakia, czech republic, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Across the Waters (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fuglene Over Sundet is the gripping tale of the Danish Jews' escape to Sweden in October 1943.
Style: unusual plot structure, thought provoking, exciting, sincere, touching ...
Plot: nazi occupation, world war two, nazi officer, german soldier, husband wife relationship, brother sister relationship, jewish man, nazi, nazi soldier, nazis, death by gunshot, jazz band ...
Time: 1940s
Place: scandinavia, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Max Manus: Man of War (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Norway, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Max Manus is a Norwegian 2008 biographic war film based on the real events of the life of resistance fighter Max Manus (1914–96), after his contribution in the Winter War against the Soviet Union. The story follows Manus through the outbreak of ...
Style: tense, serious, atmospheric, factual, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: resistance, world war two, escape, nazism, injury, manhunt, fear, depression, loss of friend, soldier, occupation, terrorism ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: norway, europe, scotland, stockholm sweden, finland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Fortress of War (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Belarus, Russia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A war drama set during the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, in which Russian troops held on to a border stronghold for nine days. The film shows the heroic defense of Brest Fortress, which has taken upon the first stroke of German ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, exciting, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, world war two, battles, soldier, heroes, invasion, german, heroic mission, resistance, honor, infantrymen, survival ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.9
 540K
Dunkirk (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Netherlands, France, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.
Style: atmospheric, dramatic, suspense, realistic, based on true events ...
Plot: world war two, british history, wartime, war, survival, rescue mission, british army, evacuation, warship, soldier, rescue, surrounded ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, 20th century
Place: europe, france, english channel, england, flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
That Instant, That While (1981)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Autumn 1944. A doctor is accused in the collaboration with the Nazis and found guilty...
Plot: shooting, fascism, jumping out a window, operating room, coward, boy, scalpel, suicide, doctor, nazi, suicide by gunshot, taking a bath ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.7
 72K
Black Book (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Netherlands, Germany, UK, Belgium
Duration: 145 min.
Story: In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance.
Style: tense, psychological, epic, emotional, twists and turns ...
Plot: jewish, nazism, holocaust, world war two, atrocity, singer, spy, espionage, life is a bitch, occupation, betrayal, trap ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 40s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: holland, netherlands, europe, israel, belgium ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Secret Invasion (1964)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During World War II, convicts are recruited by the Allies for an extremely hazardous mission.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, cult film ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, heroes, ira, battles, commando, tunnel, prison, heroic mission, pardon, escape, escapades ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, italy, cairo egypt, balkan
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Battle of Britain (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In 1940, the Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle against the might of the Luftwaffe for control of the skies over Britain, thus preventing the Nazi invasion of Britain.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, sincere, factual ...
Plot: world war two, aerial combat, battles, british history, fighter pilot, luftwaffe, war, raf, politics, rescue, heroes, aerial combats ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1940, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london, berlin germany, english channel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.1
 139K
Allied (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In 1942, an intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war.
Style: suspense, emotional, intense, realistic, bilingual ...
Plot: spy, love, betrayal, resistance, femme fatale, investigation, undercover, rescue, intrigue, military, danger, deception ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: france, north africa, london, england, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Photographer of Mauthausen (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Spanish photographer Francesc Boix, imprisoned in the Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp, works in the SS Photographic Service. Between 1943 and 1945, he hides, with the help of other prisoners, thousands of negatives, with the purpose of showing ...
Style: rough, thought provoking, disturbing, tense, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, nazism, concentration camp, nazi, photographer, world war two, spanish civil war, slave labor, concentration camp survivor, nazi occupation, prisoner, camera ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, year 1943, year 1944, quarry
Place: spain, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Hell in the Aegean (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Spain, Greece, Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The picture is set during Battle of Greece and Crete Battle in 1941, after the fall of the mainland when the Germans entered Athens.
Plot: partisan, world war two, spy, cadet, gold, wrestler, hellenic, german soldier, battles, fight, greek, army ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, year 1941
Place: crete, hellas, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Battle of the Eagles (1979)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The first Yugoslav Partisan air force unit. Loosely based on historical facts.
Style: epic
Plot: partisan, air battle, world war two, mountain, aviation, fuel, explosion, war violence, fighter plane, bombing, airfield, german ...
Time: year 1942, 20th century, 1940s
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
A Bridge Too Far (1977)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A Bridge Too Far tells the story of Operation Market Garden, the failed attempt by the allies to end the war quickly by securing three bridges in Holland and allowing access over the Rhine into Germany. A combination of poor allied intelligence and ...
Style: epic, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: war, world war two, behind enemy lines, army, allies, heroic mission, battle zone, against the odds, soldier, mission, resistance, danger ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944, 70s
Place: netherlands, holland, germany, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Day and the Hour (1963)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: It's the spring of 1944 and Therese is in a hurry to get back to Paris. The trains aren't running from the village where she has gone to visit her father's grave and to fill two suitcases with food. Some British and American planes ...
Plot: gun, surveillance, explosion, torture, sabotage, partisan, disguise, frenchwoman, german officer, suspicion, interrogation, escape ...
Time: year 1944
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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The Plot to Kill Hitler (1990)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A historical recreation of the 1944 attempt by several German High Command Officers to assassinate Adolf Hitler and take control of the German government.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: conspiracy, heroes, battles, world war two, assassination attempt, deadly, head of state, leadership, distopia, political unrest, wartime life, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Birdcatcher (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Norway, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Norway, 1942, during World War II. After being separated from her family, Esther, a young Jewish girl from Trondheim, arrives at an isolated farm where she must assume a new identity in order to survive the Nazi persecution.
Style: suspense, tense, thought provoking, suspenseful, factual ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, holocaust survivor, nazi occupation, struggle for survival, gender disguise, impersonating, pretending to be someone else, woman dressed as man, fascism, war violence, cross dressing ...
Time: year 1942, 1940s, 20th century
Place: norway, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Soldier of Orange (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 155 min.
Story: This film depicts World War II through the eyes of several Dutch students. It follows them through the beginning of the war, the Nazi occupation and the liberation.
Style: stylized, realistic, tense, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, betrayal, espionage, occupation, resistance, escape attempt, queen, war, german, friendship, rivalry ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 1930s, 80s
Place: europe, netherlands, london, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.8
 382
Down River (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Four soldiers trapped behind enemy lines must confront their fears and desires while finding a way back to their battalion.
Style: suspense, exciting, serious, tense, cult film ...
Plot: behind enemy lines, survival, military, murder, friendship, betrayal, soldier, escape, pursuit, prisoner, captured, chase ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century
Place: congo, vietnam, cambodia, normandy, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.8
 50
Sokolovo (1975)
Genre: Thriller, War
Country: Czechoslovakia, Soviet Union
Duration: 129 min.
Plot: fascist, czech history, battles, battle, propaganda, world war two, nazi, resistance, assassination
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
A Bag of Marbles (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Canada, Czech Republic
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In occupied France, Maurice and Joseph, two young Jewish brothers left to their own devices demonstrate an incredible amount of cleverness, courage, and ingenuity to escape the enemy invasion and to try to reunite their family once again.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, tense ...
Plot: brother brother relationship, nazi, ss, german soldier, holocaust, jewish, nazi occupation, world war two, danger, soldier, military, murder of family ...
Time: 1940s
Place: paris france, france, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Army of Crime (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: This gripping historical drama recounts the story of Armenian-born Missak Manouchian, a woodworker and political activist who led an immigrant laborer division of the Parisian Resistance on 30 operations against the Nazis in 1943. The Nazis branded ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: resistance, world war two, rebelliousness, human spirit, idealism, occupation, war, life is a bitch, crimes, danger, youth, deadly ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%