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Miracle at Moreaux (1985)
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Miracle at Moreaux (1985)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Drama - On a December night in 1943, three Jewish children escape from Nazi-occupied France and are given refuge by Sister Gabrielle at a Catholic school in which the gentile students must face their fears about harboring Jews from the Nazis. As the students become acquainted with their Jewish peers, they grow more sympathetic to their situation and eventually go to great lengths -- and take serious risks -- to save the lives of their newfound friends. - Loretta Swit, Geneviève Appleton, Milan Cheylov
Plot: christmas, world war two, nazi, holocaust, jewish, children, nun, mute, boarding school, catholic, anti semitism, border crossing, catholic school, nazi occupation, mute child, hiding place, escape, candle, hanukkah, prejudice, convent school, sibling, stealing food, nazis
Time: year 1943
Place: france

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Most similar movies to Miracle at Moreaux

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and thought provoking films with plots about world war two, nazi, jewish, holocaust, anti semitism, nazis and war mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Miracle at Moreaux: The Assisi Underground (1985), Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (1985), A Bag of Marbles (2017), Escape of the Birdmen (1971), Fanny's Journey (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Assisi Underground (1985)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: This film sheds light on the role of the Catholic Church and the people of Assisi in rescuing Italian Jews from the Nazis in 1943.
Plot: mother superior, monk, jewish, monastery, stock footage, nun, catholic church, nazi, world war two, friendship, nazi occupation, bishop
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
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95%
Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Yugoslavia
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The story of Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat responsible for saving thousands of lives from the Nazi Holocaust.
Plot: holocaust, lifesaver, heroes, starvation, racism, prejudice, rescue, diplomat, captive, jewish, world war two, nazi ...
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88%
The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank (1988)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During the Nazi occupation of Amsterdam, Otto Frank decides to hide his family, who are Jewish, after his daughter Margot is called to appear for transport to a Nazi labour camp. Miep Gies, Otto Frank's office assistant hides them in the attic ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, bleak, disturbing
Plot: holocaust, world war two, anti semitism, anti hero, indoor, confined, life is a bitch, heroes, on the run, danger, war, anti heroes ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1940s, 1930s
Place: amsterdam, holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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: suspense, disturbing, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: brother brother relationship, ss, german soldier, nazi, nazi occupation, holocaust, world war two, danger, military, soldier, jewish, machismo ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, year 1942, year 1943
Place: paris france, france, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Escape of the Birdmen (1971)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: During WWII an American soldier sent to Norway to help with the escape of a scientist working on the atomic bomb for the Germans. Before they can escape they are captured and sent to a POW prison camp in an alpine castle. Cook must find a way to ...
Plot: castle, escape, glider, nazi, world war two, bathtub, aviation, labor camp, funeral, escaped prisoner, blind man, cane ...
Time: year 1943
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Fanny's Journey (2016)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fanny is a Jewish girl in a French orphanage in 1943. When she and her friends are no longer safe from the Nazis, they try to flee to Switzerland. After their guide disappears, Fanny has to take the lead and help the other kids make it over the ...
Style: psychological, touching, suspense, thought provoking, rough
Plot: holocaust, little girl, world war two, sister sister relationship, children, border crossing, female protagonist, german soldier, female director, accusation, bank note, puppet ...
Time: year 1943
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74%
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Witnesses (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Russia, Belarus, Czech Republic, France, Poland, Israel
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The film tells about the history of the Holocaust through the stories of its unwitting Witnesses.
Style: thought provoking, tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: holocaust, world war two, concentration camp, ss officer, violin, anti war, german shepherd, nazi, society, shoes, nazi concentration camp, jewish
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72%
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The Grey Zone (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Nazi doctor, along with the Sonderkomando Jews – who are forced to work in the crematoria of Auschwitz against their fellow-Jews – find themselves in a moral grey zone.
Style: bleak, disturbing, serious, factual, depressing ...
Plot: holocaust, rebellion, survival, world war two, concentration camp, nazi, anti semitism, redemption, smuggling, human spirit, against humanity, moral dilemma ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: poland, europe, germany, budapest, budapest hungary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Dieppe (1993)
Genre: History, War
Country: Canada
Story: Dieppe is a two-part Canadian television mini-series that aired on CBC Television in 1993. It was based on the book Unauthorized Action: Mountbatten and the Dieppe Raid by Brian Loring Villa. The series chronicled the events that led up to the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: world war two, beach, soldier, escapades, military, war, danger, heroes, landing, failed attempt, battles, mission gone awry ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1942
Place: france, normandy, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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, film within a film, director, actor, holocaust, world war two, movie star, actress, poet, concentration camp, filmmaking, poem ...
Place: hungary, los angeles, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Sobibor (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Russia, Germany, Lithuania, Poland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the true story, international historical project “Sobibor” is dedicated to the heroism of the Soviet o cer Alexander Pechersky. During the great Patriotic war, being in a Nazi concentration camp Sobibor he managed to do the impossible ...
Style: rough, based on true events, factual, suspenseful
Plot: nazi germany, world war two, holocaust, nazi, escape, holocaust survivor, jewish, mass murder, genocide, russian, pow, rebellion ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, 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, concentration camp, jewish, against humanity, childhood, friendship, nazism, gas chamber, wartime life, atrocity, war ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, poland, europe, switzerland, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Round Up (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, Germany, Hungary
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 1942. Joseph is eleven. And this June morning, he must go to school, a yellow star sown on his chest. He receives the support of a goods dealer. The mockery of a baker. Between kindness and contempt, Jo, his Jewish friends, their families, learn of ...
Style: thought provoking, emotional, disturbing, bleak, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, nazism, concentration camp, nazi germany, injustice, genocide, against humanity, society, danger, confined, occupation, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, post world war two, year 1942
Place: france, paris france, europe, vichy, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In late 1930s Ferrara, Italy, the Finzi-Continis are a leading family: wealthy, aristocratic, and urbane; they are also Jewish. Their adult children, Micol and Alberto, gather a diverse circle of friends for tennis and parties at their villa with ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Plot: fascism, holocaust, world war two, anti semitism, family relations, tennis, family life, wartime life, life is a bitch, unrequited love, uncle niece relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 30s ...
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Never Forget (1991)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mr. Mermelstein (Leonard Nimoy) and Mrs. Mermelstein (Blythe Danner) a true-life California couple, thrown into the spotlight of judicial history in the 1980s. He is a Hungarian-born Jew, sole-survivor of his family's extermination at ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Zookeeper's Wife (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Czech Republic, UK, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Jan and Antonina Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the Nazi invasion.
Style: factual, rough, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: holocaust, zoo, jewish, nazi, smuggling, marriage, zookeeper, world war two, smuggler, caged animal, flirting, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: poland, warsaw poland, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Return to the Hiding Place (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a young resistance fighter witnesses atrocities towards the Jews, he's drawn into a web of espionage and clandestine activities. When he meets a young physics students and resistance journalist - Hans Poley - they embark on a hunt through ...
Plot: nazi, world war two, jewish, nazis
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Satan Never Sleeps (1962)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A priest (William Holden) arrives at a mission-post in China accompanied by a young native girl who has joined him along the way. His job is to relieve the existing priest (Clifton Webb), who is now too old and weak to continue with the upkeep of ...
Plot: church, priest, convent school, catholic church, catholic school, missionary, nun's habit, catholic priest, nun
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Empty Mirror (1996)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Adolf Hitler faces himself and must come to terms with his infamous career in an imaginary post-war subterranean bunker where he reviews historical films, dictates his memoirs and encounters Eva Braun, Josef Goebbels, Hermann Göring and Sigmund ...
Style: talky, surreal, thought provoking, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: holocaust, genocide, obsession, anti semitism, world war two, hopes, against humanity, leadership, life is a bitch, society, journalism, wartime life ...
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 129K
The Book Thief (2013)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 131 min.
Story: While subjected to the horrors of WWII Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refuge is being sheltered by her adoptive parents.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, serious, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: holocaust, jewish, world war two, human spirit, childhood, nazi germany, against humanity, war, nazi, adoption, life is a bitch, youth ...
Time: 40s, 1930s, 30s, 1940s, 20th century ...
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Cardinal (1963)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A young Catholic priest from Boston confronts bigotry, Naziism, and his own personal conflicts as he rises to the office of cardinal.
Style: sincere, emotional, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, church, family relations, bishop, racism, priest, bigotry, abortion, ku klux klan, catholic priest, clergy, rebellion ...
Place: georgia, vatican, rome italy, boston, vienna ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Is Paris Burning? (1966)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: The title is Adolf Hitler's question to his chief of staff Alfred Jodl on the eve of the liberation of Paris (August 25): the military governor of Paris, General Dietrich von Choltitz, had been ordered to destroy Paris rather than let it fall ...
Style: emotional, serious, captivating, harsh, factual ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, moral dilemma, wartime life, against the odds, rescue, totalitarianism, resistance, anti hero, danger, anti heroes, insubordination ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: france, paris france, europe, warsaw poland, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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 ...
Plot: world war two, female director, jewish, boy, death of child, nazi, children, concentration camp, medical experiment
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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A Friendship in Vienna (1988)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inge Dournenvald and Lise Mueller are best friends in pre-WW2 Austria, despite the fact that Inge is Jewish and Lise is the daughter of a Nazi sympathizer. When they are forbidden to see each other, they meet secretly. After the Germans invade ...
Plot: nazi occupation, school uniform, grandfather, classroom, 13 year old, braided hair, school, falling down stairs, friend, memory, protest march, friendship between girls ...
Time: 1930s, year 1938
Place: vienna, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Scarlet and the Black (1983)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK, Italy
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Fr. Hugh O'Flaherty is a Vatican official in 1943-45 who has been hiding downed pilots, escaped prisoners of war, and Italian resistance families. His diplomatic status in a Catholic country prevents Colonel Kappler from openly arresting him, ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, factual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nazi, world war two, soldier, fighting the system, nun, military, clergy, uninhibited rivalry, human spirit, politics, hopes, survival ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: vatican, europe, rome italy, italy, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, world war two, jewish, friendship, betrayal, anti semitism, boarding school life, priest, resistance, wartime life, childhood, french ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: france, europe, paris france, vichy, jerusalem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Naked Among Wolves (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Naked Among Wolves (German: Nackt unter Wölfen) is a German drama film directed by Philipp Kadelbach in 2015. It is based on the novel of the same name by Bruno Apitz, which was published in 1958 by the East German Publishing house. It was created ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, realistic, ambiguous ending
Plot: holocaust, man boy relationship, jewish, concentration camp, nazism, liberation, resistance, little boy, prisoner, death, child in peril, death threat ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Paradise Road (1997)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Paradise Road is a 1997 film which tells the story of a group of English, American, Dutch and Australian women who are imprisoned in Sumatra during World War II. It was directed by Bruce Beresford and stars Glenn Close as beatific Adrienne Pargiter, ...
Style: serious, emotional, uplifting, touching, harsh ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: world war two, prison, pow, war crime, island, war, friendship, human spirit, danger, prison life, survival, holocaust ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s
Place: singapore, japan, asia, indonesia, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: thought provoking, unusual plot structure, exciting, sincere, touching ...
Plot: nazi occupation, nazi officer, world war two, german soldier, brother sister relationship, husband wife relationship, fishing boat, musician, guitarist, mother, boat, luger ...
Time: 1940s
Place: scandinavia, copenhagen denmark, denmark, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Wedding Song (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, Tunisia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Nazi occupation of Tunisia strains the bonds of friendship between a Muslim woman and a Sephardic Jewess who are both preparing for their marriages.
Style: emotional, realistic, atmospheric, captivating, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, world war two, nazi occupation, injustice, life is a bitch, holocaust, family relations, religions or cults, society, love, innocence lost ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: tunisia, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%