Movies like Naked Among Wolves 1963

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Naked Among Wolves (1963)
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Naked Among Wolves (1963)
Original name: Nackt unter Wölfen
Genre: Drama, War
Country: East Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: holocaust, jewish, nazism, war criminal, gas chamber, prisoner, survival, airplane, thief, fascist, ghetto, nazi, motorcycle, friendship, investigation, death, criminal, politics, torture, auschwitz, male female relationship, train, secret, gun, betrayal ...
Place: east germany, poland, bavaria, spain, frankfurt germany, german democratic republic, gdr ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and bleak films with plots about nazi, world war two, holocaust, death, german, jewish and survival mostly in War, Drama and History genres. Some movies like Naked Among Wolves: The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008), The Truce (1997), Goodbye, Children (1987), Jacob the Liar (1974), The Grey Zone (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008)
Genre: Drama, 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, emotional, serious, heartbreaking, disturbing ...
Audience: kids
Plot: holocaust, friendship, concentration camp, against humanity, childhood, jewish, young heroes, wartime life, nazism, atrocity, nazi germany, tragic event ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, poland, europe, berlin germany, switzerland
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The Truce (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Although liberated from Auschwitz on January 27, 1945, Levi did not reach Turin until October 19 of that year. After spending some time in a Soviet camp for former concentration camp inmates, he embarked on an arduous journey home in the company of ...
Style: emotional, serious, bleak, sincere, gloomy ...
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Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: russia, italy, europe
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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, friendship, jewish, betrayal, boarding school life, priest, auschwitz, anti semitism, resistance, wartime life, childhood, french ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
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Jacob the Liar (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, War
Country: East Germany, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Jewish ghetto in the east of Europe, 1944. By coincidence, Jakob Heym eavesdrops on a German radio broadcast announcing the Soviet Army is making slow by steady progress towards central Europe. In order to keep his companion in misfortune, Mischa, ...
Style: emotional, realistic, tense, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: ghetto, war, friendship, holocaust, starvation, gestapo, confined, hopes, make believe, innocence lost, captivity, misfit ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1944, 1940s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Grey Zone (2001)
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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: serious, factual, depressing, harsh, compassionate ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, survival, redemption, smuggling, human spirit, against humanity, danger, anti semitism, war, hopes, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1944
Place: europe, poland, germany, budapest hungary, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.5
 39K
Son of Saul (2015)
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Country: Hungary
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the horror of 1944 Auschwitz, a prisoner forced to burn the corpses of his own people finds moral survival trying to save from the flames the body of a boy he takes for his son.
Style: melancholic, dramatic, realistic, harsh, talky ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Angry Harvest (1985)
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Country: West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the winter of 1942-43, a Jewish family leaps from a train going through Silesia. They are separated in the woods, and Leon, a local peasant who's now a farmer of some wealth, discovers the woman, Rosa, and hides her in his cellar. ...
Style: sincere, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
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Time: 1940s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, realistic, psychological, epic, captivating ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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The Counterfeiters (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, War
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story Jewish counterfeiter, Salomon Sorowitsch, coerced into assisting the Nazi operation of the Sachsenhausen concentration camp during World War II.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, emotional ...
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Time: 40s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s, 1940s ...
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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: ambiguous ending
Plot: concentration camp, nazism, war, shoah, child in peril, hanged man, smuggling, boy, world war two, radio broadcast, horse riding, shot in the back ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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
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Time: 1940s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.7
 114
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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: bleak, emotional, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
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Time: 40s, 20th century, 30s, 1930s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.3
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.0
 6K
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Style: sincere, bleak, serious, emotional, gloomy ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
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59%
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51%
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50%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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45%
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