Movies like Two Half-Times in Hell

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Two Half-Times in Hell (1961)
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Two Half-Times in Hell (1961)
Original name: Két félidő a pokolban
Genre: Drama, Sport, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 140 min.
Story: To celebrate Hitler's birthday, a soccer match is organized between the Germans and prisoners of war.
Plot: soccer, world war two, escape, football, jewish, football player, pow, death sentence, communist, prisoner, escape attempt, escaped prisoner, execution, soccer match, burial, abuse of power, death penalty, escape plan, sentenced to death, prisoner of war camp, olympic athlete, shot to death, digging a grave, prisoners of war
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: ukraine

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, dramatic and harsh films with plots about world war two, escape, pow, nazi, jewish, prison and concentration camp mostly in Drama, War and Sport genres. Some movies like Two Half-Times in Hell: Victory (1981), The Fifth Seal (1976), The Boxer and Death (1963), Escapes (1968), The Striker with Number 9 (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Victory (1981)
Genre: Drama, Sport, War
Country: UK, USA, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A group of POWs in a German prison camp during World War II play the German National Soccer Team in this powerful film depicting the role of prisoners during wartime.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, inspirational, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, soccer, sport, stadium, contests and competitions, against the odds, human spirit, rivalry, captivity, world war two, life is a bitch, pow ...
Time: 20th century
Place: germany, france, europe, paris france, england ...
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The Fifth Seal (1976)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In Budapest in 1944, a watchmaker, a book seller and a carpenter are drinking in a bar with the owner. They are joined by a stranger who asks a hypothetical question that will change their lives.
Plot: nazi occupation, clock, moral dilemma, philosophy, crutch, world war two, air raid siren, drunkenness, shot to death, female nudity, tavern, morality ...
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The Boxer and Death (1963)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Concentration camp commander Kraft finds out that prisoner Kominek is a former professional boxer. Overnight, the prisoner is made Kraft's exercise partner and unwillingly rises to a privileged position at the camp. His anger over the death of ...
Plot: concentration camp, boxer, escape, prisoner, world war two, starvation, prizefight, boxing, nazi, nazis, sport
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 28
Escapes (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Political prisoners imprisoned in Yugoslavia will try to escape from prison by digging a channel under the ground and join the partisans.
Plot: world war two, sick, hunger, escape, prisoner, girl, prison, rain, cold, traitor, fight, excavation ...
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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The Striker with Number 9 (1988)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Greece
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story of a talented yet self-destructive soccer player in Greece.
Plot: soccer, nightclub, dance, male nudity, soccer coach, bartender, drive in, soccer match, football, football player, sports injury, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.9
 320
Broken Promise (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Sport, War
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In the face of insurmountable odds, one man will risk everything to take back his country. Czechoslovakia, 1943, and the world is enveloped by the dark clouds of war. Showing unimaginable bravery, a Jewish teenager manages to escape the clutches of ...
Style: captivating, suspense, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: student film
Plot: brother brother relationship, jewish, nazi occupation, football player, football, christian, monastery, soviet, world war two, nazi concentration camp, large family, bar mitzvah ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.3
 716
Match (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the "death match" where the Soviet team "Start" scored its second victory over the German team «Flakelf» on August 9, 1942
Plot: soccer match, world war two, nazi occupation, sport
Time: year 1942
Place: ukraine, soviet union, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 ⇓
51%
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 46K
Son of Saul (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
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, harsh, compassionate, disturbing, macabre ...
Plot: jewish, holocaust, auschwitz, anti semitism, german, world war two, saving a life, concentration camp, courage, tragedy, prisoner, rabbi ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: poland, germany, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 4K
The Keeper (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Sport, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: TRAUTMANN tells the story of a man whose love for football, for England and for the love of his life, Margaret saw him rise from Nazi 'villain' to British hero. Bert Trautmann the German goalkeeper won over even his harshest opponents by ...
Style: inspirational, realistic, sincere, motivational, captivating ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, football, soccer match, world war two, father daughter relationship, german soldier, sport, love and romance, human spirit, ambition, rivalry, courage ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1950s, post world war two, year 1944 ...
Place: manchester, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.0
 35
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 ⇓
48%
The Quality of Mercy (1994)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: It is the beginning of 1945 during WW2 in former Austria. 500 Russian prisoners of war who have refused to fight on the side of the Germans against their country were moved to the concentration camp in Mauthausen awaiting execution. They decide to ...
Plot: war crime, nazi, execution, manhunt, resistance, russian soldier, concentration camp, world war two, male nudity, death, escape, prisoner ...
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.3
 261
Our Patriots (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After the French defeat of summer 1940, Addi Ba, a young Senegalese rifleman escapes and hides in the Vosges. Aided by some villagers, he gets false documents that allow him to live openly.
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, touching, tense ...
Plot: resistance, french resistance, escape, world war two, pow, farm, racism, school, teacher, arrest, prisoner, classroom ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: world war two, pow, soldier, war, prisoner of war camp, war crime, captivity, anti war, escape attempt, undisciplined, atrocity, strong violent content ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1936, year 1942 ...
Place: japan, asia, australia, indonesia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Toth Family (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Toth family resides in Northern Hungary. The couple has a daughter and a son, the latter a member of the armed forces. When his weary major is ordered to take a vacation, the son talks him into a visit to his family home. Comedy ensues when the ...
Style: cult film
Plot: world war two, fascism, oppression, military officer, guest, family, dark humor, villager
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.5
 61
Black Birds (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: WW2 story about group of prisoners who are trying to escape the death camp, run by local pro-Nazi militia.
Plot: world war two, nazi concentration camp, nazi, prison, concentration camp, nazis
Time: 1940s
Place: croatia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Boys Soccer Club (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Brazil
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A 12 year old boy dreams of becoming a goalkeeper for the national Brazilian soccer team, but first he has to overcome his own fears to convince his team boys club and his father who is against competition.
Plot: soccer, children, football, world cup, football player, soccer match
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Evening Bells (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Trials and tribulations of a Croatian Communist intellectual in the turbulent years before, during and after WW2.
Plot: world war two, fascism, communist, legs, stockings
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Great Escape II: The Untold Story (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Allied prisoners tunnel out of a stalag, then return to avenge fellow escapees executed by the Nazis.
Plot: world war two, nazi, escape, prison, pow, prison escape, prisoners of war
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
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Hart's War (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Fourth-generation Army Col. William McNamara is imprisoned in a brutal German POW camp. Still, as the senior-ranking American officer, he commands his fellow inmates, keeping a sense of honor alive in a place where honor is easy to destroy, all ...
Style: tense, realistic, rough, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: war, world war two, soldier, frame up, pow, army investigation, escape, court martial, racism, court, trial, prison ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: germany, europe, belgium, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.5
 4K
King Rat (1965)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: When Singapore surrendered to the Japanese in 1942 the Allied POWs, mostly British but including a few Americans, were incarcerated in Changi prison. This was a POW detention center like no other. There were no walls or barbed-wire fences for the ...
Style: bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: world war two, pow, prison life, survival, prison, friendship, war, confined, military, escapades, danger, breeding ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: singapore, asia, japan, poland, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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.
Plot: pow, prisoner of war camp, british, train station, fire, claustrophobia, sabotage, escape, tunnel, train, world war two, singing
Time: 1940s
Place: germany, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The 25th Hour (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A Romanian peasant fights to get back to his family after he's imprisoned by the Nazis.The picture is based on real events. It includes Hungary's government in collaboration with the Nazis, the encroachment of Romania by Stalin's ...
Plot: world war two, jew persecution, peasant, recruit, volunteer, mix up, nazi concentration camp, gendarme, jewish, ss, concentration camp, holocaust ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Battle of the Last Panzer (1969)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The film looks through the eyes of the German offense during World War II, specifically a German tank crew who, after losing a battle, struggle to get home.
Plot: world war two, tank, u.s. army, bombing, german soldier
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Dear Elza! (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "Mankind is nature's greatest mistake. In his actions echoes millions of years of instinct and a few genius's idea's useless revolution." End of 1942, eastern front, Ukraine. Private Lombos, tied to his family and his ...
Plot: eastern front, explosion, interrogation, rifle, military police, grenade, translator, german soldier, mistreatment, barbed wire, factory, battle ...
Time: year 1942
Place: ussr, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Weekend at Dunkirk (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In June 1940, during the Dunkirk evacuation of Allied troops to England, French sergeant Julien Maillat and his men debate whether to evacuate to Britain or stay and fight the German troops that are closing-in from all directions. - from IMDB
Plot: world war two, french army, french soldier, shore, beach, soldier, steel helmet, french military, uniform, sand, car accident
Time: year 1940
Place: flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.4
 5K
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 ⇓
32%
 6.0
 414
The Blockhouse (1973)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of Slave workers, drafted by the Nazis to help construct their coastal defenses in 1944 are trapped in an underground bunker when the Allies land at Normandy on D-Day. They find huge dtores of food but not enough candles. The slow dying of ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, gloomy, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, d day, survival, bunker, against humanity, danger, escapades, battles, human spirit, holocaust, military, war ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.3
 268
Les Milles (1995)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Germany, Poland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the beginning of the Second World War, Germans, Austrians and persons without nationality living in France are sent to the concentration camp of Les Milles by France government. Commander Charles Perrochon is the responsible for this camp and he ...
Plot: pianist, joke, dwarf, french soldier, architect, train station, soup, evacuation, soccer fan, prison life, bureaucracy, female reporter ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 223
War Fever (1969)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A twist of fate leads a recent Westpoint grad into being responsible for the execution of two fellow American GIs. The young lieutenant comes of age, and the two battle hardened veterans achieve a state of grace through acts of sacrifice.
Plot: death sentence, army, german, firing squad, chaplain, german army, prisoner, cigarette smoking, small town, tank, sentenced to death, american ...
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%