Movies like Georg Elser – Einer aus Deutschland

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Georg Elser – Einer aus Deutschland (1989)
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Georg Elser – Einer aus Deutschland (1989)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: West Germany, Austria
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A true story about Johann Georg Elser, a quiet carpenter who tried to assassinate Hitler with an explosive device in 1939.
Plot: world war two, assassin, nazi germany, gestapo, human, waitress, bomb, timebomb, anti nazi
Time: 20th century
Place: germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and suspenseful films with plots about world war two, nazi, state affairs, nazi germany, war, husband wife relationship and nazis mostly in Drama, History and Thriller genres. Some movies like Georg Elser – Einer aus Deutschland: Day One (1989), Everyone Dies Alone (1976), Hanussen (1988), Colonel Redl (1985), The Counterfeit Traitor (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Day One (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Hungarian physicist Leo Szilard leaves Europe, eventually arriving in the United States. With the help of Einstein, he persuades the government to build an atomic bomb. The project is given to no-nonsense Gen. Leslie Groves who selects physicist J. ...
Style: captivating, tense, thought provoking, serious, realistic
Plot: politics, world war two, super weapon, life is a bitch, intrigue, state affairs, rivalry, against humanity, fight for supremacy, nuclear threat, nuclear holocaust, wartime life ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 30s, 20th century
Place: usa, new mexico, italy, chicago illinois, england ...
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Everyone Dies Alone (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When they start losing family members and neighbors due to WWII and the Nazi government's policies, a quiet married couple becomes disillusioned and begins spreading leaflets against the government - a crime punishable by death.
Plot: world war two, gestapo, death, nazi soldier, death penalty, killed in action, fear, anti nazi, death sentence, husband wife relationship, death of son, desperation ...
Time: year 1940, 1940s
Place: central europe
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Hanussen (1988)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary, West Germany, Austria
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A man's story parallels Hitler's rise. Austrian Klaus Schneider, wounded in World War I, recovers in the care of Dr. Emil Bettleheim. Bettleheim discovers that Schneider possesses powers of empathy and of clairvoyance, such that could aid ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, thought provoking, disturbing ...
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Time: 1920s, 20s, 1930s
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Colonel Redl (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Yugoslavia, Hungary, Austria, West Germany
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Set during the fading glory of the Austro-Hungarian empire, the film tells of the rise and fall of Alfred Redl, an ambitious young officer who proceeds up the ladder to become head of the Secret Police only to become ensnared in political deception.
Style: cynical, biting, realistic, serious, witty ...
Plot: espionage, soldier, military, treason, gays and lesbians, military officer, dishonesty, politics, rise and fall, war, state affairs, betrayal ...
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Place: austria, czech republic, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Counterfeit Traitor (1962)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Blacklisted in modern day WW2, a Swedish oil trader opts to assist British Allies, by means of infiltrating and surveying Nazi Germany.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, espionage, spy, state affairs, dishonesty, life is a bitch, undercover, betrayal, secret agents, danger, forgery, double agent ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1942
Place: sweden, germany, europe, stockholm sweden, hamburg germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.8
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Mephisto (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, Hungary, Austria
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A German stage actor finds unexpected success and mixed blessings in the popularity of his performance in a Faustian play as the Nazis take power in pre-WWII Germany. As his associates and friends flee or are ground under by the Nazi terror, the ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: nazi germany, ambition, actor's life, treason, career, pact with the devil, german, world war two, politics, state affairs, rise and fall, downfall ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, hamburg germany, paris france
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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, suspenseful, bad ending, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, nazism, war, nazi germany, german officer, resistance, colonel, bomb, nazi, deception, treason, assassination attempt ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe, munich germany, tunisia ...
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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
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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: heroes, battles, world war two, conspiracy, head of state, society, state affairs, assassination attempt, distopia, political unrest, wartime life, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Challenger Disaster (2013)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Factual drama exploring the truth behind the space shuttle Challenger's 1986 explosion.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, sincere, contemplative ...
Plot: nasa, investigation, uncover truth, mission gone awry, space travel, satellite, space shuttle, professor, research, science, scientist, catastrophe ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.4
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Entrusted (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Hoping to entrap Maria von Gall, who runs a courageous underground railroad for Jews in France, the Nazis kidnap her son Thomas, a brilliant 11-year-old chess master. An exchange arrangement goes awry and he sees her die in a hail of bullets; but he ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: chess, prodigy, holocaust, young heroes, on the run, heroic mission, survival, danger, against humanity, youth, war, rivalry ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Final Solution: The Wannsee Conference (1984)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Austria, West Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A real time recreation of the 1942 Wannsee Conference, in which leading SS and Nazi Party officals gathered to discuss the "Final Solution to the Jewish Question". Led by SS-General Reinhard Heydrich, the Wannsee Conference was the ...
Style: talky, thought provoking, captivating, contemplative, disturbing ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, genocide, racism, anti semitism, deportation, conspiracy, wartime life, interracial relations, murder, deadly, immigrants ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1942
Place: europe, germany, vatican, palestine, warsaw poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The White Rose (1982)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During the Second World War, a small group of students at Munich University begin to question the decisions and sanity of Germany's Nazi government. The students form a resistance cell which they name the "White Rose" after a ...
Style: bleak, thought provoking, emotional, disturbing, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.9
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Dirty Hearts (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Brazil, Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1945, Japan surrendered to the United States and the Second World War was over. Right? Wrong. For eighty percent of the Japanese community in Brazil, Japan had won the war and defeat was nothing more than American propaganda. The few immigrants ...
Style: tense, serious, bleak, disturbing, rough ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Alone in Berlin (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, War
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Duration: 103 min.
Story: Berlin in June of 1940. While Nazi propaganda celebrates the regime’s victory over France, a kitchen-cum-living room in Prenzlauer Berg is filled with grief. Anna and Otto Quangel’s son has been killed at the front. This working class couple had ...
Style: enigmatic, factual, heartbreaking, suspenseful, disturbing ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Story: The behind-the-scenes true life story of a groundbreaking producer, Milton Fruchtman, and blacklisted TV director Leo Hurwitz who, overcoming enormous obstacles, set out to capture the testimony of one of the war's most notorious Nazis, Adolf ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Genre: Drama, History
Country: West Germany
Duration: 55 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.6
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Country: USA, Germany, India
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Dream (1985)
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Country: Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.4
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Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending ...
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Style: emotional, psychological, captivating, atmospheric
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Red Sea Diving Resort (2019)
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Story: Sudan, East Africa, 1980. A team of Israeli Mossad agents plans to rescue and transfer thousands of Ethiopian Jews to Israel. To do so, and to avoid raising suspicions from the inquisitive and ruthless authorities, they establish as a cover a fake ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
March of millions (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
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Duration: 180 min.
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Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 458
Reunion (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, West Germany, UK
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Style: disturbing, thought provoking, realistic, serious
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Time: 1940s, 1930s, 40s, 30s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.4
 15K
The Captain (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, France, Poland, China, Portugal
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The Captain captures the final act of the Third Reich as Hitler's dream falls completely into ruins. The downfall is the seen through the eyes of a young German soldier who, amidst the chaos, decides to desert.
Style: tense, thought provoking, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 280
Gaston's War (1997)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Denmark, Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Gaston Vandermeerssche is a young, resourceful Flemish action hero of the Belgian resistance during World War II: he coaches surviving allied pilots trough occupied Belgium and France to Spain so they can regain England, each time a dangerous ...
Plot: heroism, world war two, resistance, nazi, nazis
⇓ similarity ⇓
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