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Nelly, the Spy (1981)
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Nelly, the Spy (1981)
Original name: Κατάσκοπος Νέλη
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance, War
Country: Greece
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Berlin, 1936. A Greek student, Nelly, abandons her studies and with the assistance of Jewish Vili Foster makes her debut as a cabaret singer. Soon becomes famous and reputation attracts the attention of a colonel of the SS, the Chenrich, who besieges closely. With the declaration of war, Nelly and Ville come to Greece, and with the occupation of the country by the Germans they pass to the Resistance.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: love, dancing, world war two, agent, spy, pregnancy, nazi, jewish, death, lovers, train, secret, gun, betrayal, hunger, nazi germany, secret agents, greek, singer, pianist, nazism, traitor, pregnant woman, in love, cabaret ...
Time: 80s, 1940s, 1930s, year 1936
Place: greece, berlin germany, athens greece, hellas

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sentimental and romantic films with plots about world war two, nazi, love, greek, hellenic, athenian and death mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like Nelly, the Spy: Lieutenant Natassa (1970), I Daskala Me Ta Xantha Mallia (1969), Mermaids for Love (1968), Our Love (1968), The Mediterranean In Flames (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Lieutenant Natassa (1970)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The year is 1965. Natasa Arseni visits Dachau, the place where she was found by the Americans at the end of the World War II. She returns to Greece, and during the train ride she recalls those past events. Before the beginning of the Greek-Italian ...
Plot: resistance fighter, camp, german, freedom fighter, combat casualty, theater, lieutenant, greek, memorial, squad, battles, resistance ...
Time: year 1940, 40s, 1940s, 70s
Place: hellas, athens, athens greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
I Daskala Me Ta Xantha Mallia (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Greece
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mirto, a progressive teacher, is assigned to a backward village, where her ideas find opposition from the parents. She falls in love with Stephanos, the mayor's son, whom she marries. As soon as the marriage ends, the eve of 28 Oct, 1940, the ...
Plot: classroom, grocery store, greek, loan, happy ending, grocer, death, red rose, threat, wedding, wartime, field trip ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: greece, athens greece, hellas, athens
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Mermaids for Love (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Petros, a race car driver and son of a construction mogul, hears about an island with promising business opportunities. He tells his father, they have to buy land there but Flora, a night club owner also learns about it and arrives at the island ...
Plot: racecar driver, woman smoking cigarette, aspiration, fall in love, wedding ring, hellenic, development, opportunity, see through, hopes, singing, drink thrown into someone's face ...
Place: hellas, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Our Love (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An usherette in a theatre, where a distinguished and popular actor performs, gets her big break when the leading actress has an accident. The director decides to take advantage of the heretofore unexploited talent of the girl and asks her to replace ...
Plot: success, accident, replacement, love affair, actress, humble, love, slap, backstage, art, amateur, happy ending ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: greece, athens greece, hellas, athens
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Mediterranean In Flames (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Greece
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A volunteer from a World War II-era Greek resistance group agrees to seduce a German officer in order to gain secrets
Plot: world war two, greek, secret, commando, navy, resistance, seduction, occupation, espionage, nazi, captain, german soldier ...
Time: 70s, year 1941, 1940s, year 1940
Place: athens greece, hellas, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Roza of Smyrna (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece, Turkey
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An avid collector of Greek objects in Asia Minor, Dimitris, prepares an exhibition on multicultural life in Smyrna before World War I. In a trip to Izmir his girlfriend Rita, he finds in a small antique shop a Greek wedding dress that is stained ...
Style: melancholic, captivating, romanticism, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: family secret, secret, genocide, inheritance, grandmother granddaughter relationship, marriage, greek, truth, tragedy, architect, survivor, memory ...
Time: 80s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: hellas, athens greece, greece, athens
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40%
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Glory Sky (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Greece
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two stories set in northern Greece during World War II.
Plot: soldier, solitude, military, world war two, german occupation, retreat, wartime
Time: 1940s
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Forbidden (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: West Germany, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In Berlin in the early 1940s, romance is forbidden between the young countess who is studying veterinary medicine and a young man she meets at the home of a former professor. But they fall in love. She gets involved in helping Jews escape from the ...
Plot: world war two, nazi germany, bombing, nazi, escape, high society, train, forbidden love, jewish, holocaust, ruins, stock footage
Time: 1940s
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Daughter of the Sun (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The plain of Thessaly, 1910. The tenant farmers suffer untold hardships, both from the Arvanites invaders who ravage and seize their possessions and from the chief landlord of the area Stratos Karatzas, who claims the lion’s share of their ...
Plot: whip, marriage, trial, turk, landlord, peasant, army, sexual assault, border, dance, murder, dancing ...
Time: 70s, 1900s, 20th century
Place: hellas, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Exception (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A German soldier tries to determine if the Dutch resistance has planted a spy to infiltrate the home of Kaiser Wilhelm in Holland during the onset of World War II, but falls for a young Jewish Dutch woman during his investigation.
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, tense, exciting
Plot: german soldier, nazi occupation, jewish, gestapo, love, german, third reich, german army, nazi germany, nazi officer, spy, bodyguard ...
Time: year 1940, 1920s, 1940s, year 1934
Place: germany, holland, poland, netherlands, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Disco Dancer (1982)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Jimmy promises to return to Bombay and become a famous entertainer so that he can exact revenge on Mr. Oberoi for having insulted and imprisoned his mother on false charges. He falls in love with Oberoi's daughter and causes Sam Oberoi's ...
Style: emotional, entertaining, romantic, sincere, cult film
Plot: singer, love, dancer, performer, dancing, rise and fall, fame, death of mother, false accusation, death, father daughter relationship, attempted murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: bombay india, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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A Foolish Love (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story of a young man who every day watches the inhabitants of the apartment across the street. They have a very beautiful daughter, but after a few days he finds himself in love with the mother...
Plot: greek, romance, husband wife relationship, neighbor, listening to music, voyeurism, party, friendship, erotica, friend, motorcycle, infatuation ...
Time: 80s
Place: athens greece, greece, hellas, athens
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
October 28, 1940: 5:30 A.M. (1971)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Greece
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After the Albanian war, the Kyriakos Platanias xanagyrnaei in the village, his little white, but with many badges and mutilated legs. The father of the delight that was always proud of his son could not bear the situation and resort to drink. Soon, ...
Plot: wheelchair, fight, nazi, funeral, hellenic, challenge, handicapped, victory, greek, factory, explosion, german officer ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, hellas, athens greece, athens
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.4
 11K
Charlotte Gray (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Australia, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: This is a drama set in Nazi-occupied France at the height of World War II. Charlotte Gray tells the compelling story of a young Scottish woman working with the French Resistance in the hope of rescuing her lover, a missing RAF pilot. Based on the ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, sexy, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: world war two, resistance, espionage, secret agents, romance, war, wartime life, couple relations, fall in love, holocaust, friends, rescue ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: france, london, paris france, europe, scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Head in the Clouds (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A romantic drama set in 1930's England, Paris, and Spain. Gilda Bessé shares her Paris apartment with an Irish schoolteacher, Guy Malyon, and Mia, a refugee from Spain. As the world drifts toward war, Gilda defiantly pursues her hedonistic ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, captivating, romantic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, orgy, sexual relations, world war two, false accusation, soldier, romance, lesbian, nazi, love and romance, bisexual woman, war ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 1940s, 30s ...
Place: paris france, europe, spain, france, england ...
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Silence of the Sea (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a small town in the West of France, during the German Occupation, a room is requisitioned by a Wehrmacht captain, Werner von Ebrennac. The house where he now stays is inhabited by young Jeanne, who makes a living by giving piano lessons, and by ...
Plot: german soldier, grandfather granddaughter relationship, german officer, nazi, world war two, female protagonist, pianist, french resistance, french girl, nazi occupation, piano, cousin ...
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Cloudy Sunday (2015)
Genre: Drama, Music, War
Country: Greece
Duration: 116 min.
Story: During World War II in Greece, under the submission of Germans, one Christian, Giorgos, falls in love with a Jewish, Estrea, something completely forbidden. Can they and their families overcome all the obstacles, along with racial discriminations ...
Style: suspenseful, touching, unusual plot structure, contemplative, suspense ...
Plot: world war two, music, lovers, brutality, nazi, composer, german occupation, society, couples, love and romance, love, danger ...
Time: 1940s
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Zelary (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A nurse and her surgeon-lover are part of a resistance movement in 1940s Czechoslovakia. When they are discovered, her lover flees and she must find a place to hide. A patient whose life she saved, a man from a remote mountain village where time ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, sincere, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: redemption, small town, romance, life is a bitch, couple relations, hopes, resistance, society, post war, world war two, fugitives, marriage ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: prague, prague czechoslovakia, czechoslovakia, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Massacre at Noon (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In Autumn of 1941, the German army, determined to put down a Communist-led uprising in Serbia, is conducting a policy of killing 100 hostages for any German soldier killed. The city of Kraljevo is the site of one of those massacres, portrayed in ...
Plot: assassination attempt, orchestra, train, fascist, machine gun, nazi, murder, gestapo, chaos, heroic, holocaust, photograph ...
Place: serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Love Me Not? (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Spying a lissome young woman standing topless on a nearby balcony, Giorgos (Andreas Barcoulis) climbs up onto a nearby rooftop to get a better look. At a critical moment in his climb, his family and friends call out to him and he falls, suffering a ...
Plot: womanizer, bare breasts, coming of age, husband wife relationship, voyeur, male nudity, hospital, earthquake, female nudity, sex, female full frontal nudity, doctor ...
Time: 80s
Place: athens greece, greece, hellas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Come See the Paradise (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Come See The Paradise is a deeply touching love story set against the backdrop of a dramatic and controversial period in American history, It follows the romance and eventual marriage of Jack McGurn (Dennis Quad), a hot blooded Irish American, and a ...
Style: emotional, thought provoking, contemplative, realistic, serious ...
Plot: forbidden love, world war two, family relations, injustice, interracial relations, racism, culture clash, war, romance, love, interracial romance, opposites attract ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: north dakota, los angeles, seattle, usa, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Lore (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Australia, Germany, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After her Nazi parents are imprisoned, Lore leads her younger siblings across a war-torn Germany in 1945. Amidst the chaos, she encounters mysterious Jewish refugee Thomas, who shatters her fragile reality with hatred and desire. To live, she must ...
Style: tense, disturbing, sincere, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: nazism, survival, post war, child as adult, family relations, against humanity, youth, escapades, danger, society, siblings relations, human nature ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: germany, russia, hamburg germany, poland, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Apollo Goes on Holiday (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Greece, Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Prince Jan is spying on beautiful tour guide Elena from his helicopter while touring Greece. He escapes from his entourage and joins the girl's group, posing as a humble visitor. The two fall in love, but Prince Jan, knowing that he has duties ...
Plot: ambassador, sightseeing, singing, tour guide, dancing, prince, theater, sea, song, tourist, greek island, hellenic ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: hellas, athens, athens greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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What Did You Do in the War, Thanassi? (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Greece
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A wild tale of mistaken identity set during the Nazi occupation of Greece and starring the great Thanasis Vengos. Thanasis is called upon, during the Occupation, to testify at the trial of a tavern owner accused of serving cat meat to his customers. ...
Plot: nazi occupation, starvation, factory, occupation, pot, toothpick, hunger, worker, oppression, ss, perjury, escape ...
Time: 1940s, 70s
Place: greece, athens, hellas, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
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That Summer (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The mother of a girl decides to trust his father, with whom he is separated, when he learns that it is seriously ill. This summer will be the last for both of them and all that is left to Peter is to stand by their child.
Plot: shipyard, expatriate, decision, blueprint, english teacher, dock, young couple, daughter, goose, sand, couples, arrival ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, london, athens, athens greece, hellas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Occupation in 26 Pictures (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Set in Dubrovnik, this drama chronicles a friendship, between three men, that began just before World War II. One of the men is of Italian origin, another is the wealthy heir of a shipping fortune, and the third is the son of a Jewish antique-store ...
Style: pre war
Plot: world war two, friendship, massacre, holocaust, prisoner, communism, revenge, fascist, war atrocity, nazi, decapitation, violence ...
Time: 1940s
Place: croatia, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.1
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Joy and Tears (1970)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: Greece
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A carefree young man, Alekos, son of shipowner Venier, meets a poor girl, Christina, who makes the clown in a small circus. Christina does not tell Aleko the truth about her work, and when an unexpected episode forces her to return to the circus, ...
Plot: costume, heavy rain, traffic, father son relationship, circus, stage, blonde woman, rain, farewell, athenian, impresario, dance performance ...
Time: 70s
Place: hellas, greece, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
A Year of the Quiet Sun (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Poland, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Shortly after WWII an American soldier (Norman) and a Polish refugee (Emilia) fall in deep love. Eventually he will return to USA and both expect that she will soon follow him. Emilia's mother is sick but would recover by available medicine. ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, american, love, village, tragic love, love affair, redemption, human spirit, religions or cults, unfulfillment, military ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, post world war two, year 1964 ...
Place: poland, europe, berlin germany, warsaw poland, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Brylcreem Boys (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1941, as part of an effort to remain strictly neutral, the Dublin government made a deal with both Berlin and London whereby any soldier, sailor or pilot captured on Irish soil, whether of German or Allied forces, would be interned for the ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: love triangle, anti war, rivalry, fall in love, love and romance, world war two, human spirit, war, rescue, military life, village, german officer ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: ireland, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Inheritance (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Hungary
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this standard Hungarian drama, the effects of sterility and jealousy on a marriage are played out against a backdrop of World War II and the rising Nazi persecution of Jews. Director Marta Meszaros usually focuses on issues like pregnancy, ...
Plot: female director, money, deportation, inheritance, husband wife relationship, marriage, love, male female relationship, infertility, infidelity, jewish, father son relationship ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, year 1936, 1930s
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%