Movies like Redhead

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Redhead (1976)
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Redhead (1976)
Original name: Roșcovanul
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Romania
Duration: 86 min.
Story: During the summer of 1944, while Romanians turn weapons against Nazis, Mihai, an orphan teenager whose parents died in a bombing, tries to enlist in order to fight in the front line but he discovers that former police commissioner Potra tortured and beaten prisoners, including his father, who was political detained. Mihai will fight to bring Potra in front of the justice.
Plot: teenager, world war two, orphan, communist party, dirty cop, torture, corrupt cop, pickpocket, underage, german army, guardian, drunk, carpenter, abuse, arrest, police officer, burning house

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, bleak and suspense films with plots about world war two, nazi, war, soldier, battles, orphan and holocaust mostly in Drama and War genres. Some movies like Redhead: Weekend at Dunkirk (1964), The Boys from St. Petri (1991), Black Birds (1967), The 25th Hour (1967), The Island on Bird Street (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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
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95%
The Boys from St. Petri (1991)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A group of school-mates form a resistance group in nazi-occupied Denmark.
Plot: sabotage, world war two, resistance, teenager, high school
Time: 1940s
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86%
 7.5
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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 ⇓
77%
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 ⇓
76%
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The Island on Bird Street (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark, UK, Germany, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Alex is an 11-year old boy who, during WWII, hides in the Jewish ghetto from Nazis after all the relatives have been sent to the concentration camp. The movie portrays the ghetto through his eyes.
Style: tense, bleak, realistic, serious
Plot: jewish ghetto, world war two, ghetto, orphan, starvation, jewish, holocaust, children in wartime, confined, youth, war, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Hidden Children (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: This is a true story about forty Jewish children on their way to Palestine, who were blocked by the German and Italian occupation of Yugoslavia in 1941. Before finding a haven at Villa Emma in Nonantola in northern Italy, where they arrived on June ...
Style: touching, uplifting, emotional, sentimental, bleak ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, human spirit, survival, orphan, rescue, youth, society, against humanity, hopes, danger, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: italy, slovenia, europe, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Reach for Glory (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: During World War II, teenage boys in a small English town are consumed with jingoism and brutal war games, hoping dearly that the war won't end before they can fight in it.
Plot: gay slur, anti semitism, world war two, cowardice, bullying, execution, evacuation, war game, gun, child, children, british ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
My Father, Rua Alguem 5555 (2003)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, Brazil, Hungary
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man who grew up an orphan finally gets to meet his father: The psychopath Dr. Josef Mengele, the Auschwitz surgeon who performed genetic experiments on concentration camp refugees during WWII.
Style: captivating, suspense
Plot: parent child relationship, world war two, father son reunion, experiment, father son relationship, war criminal, nazi, orphan, psychopath, relationship problems, human experiment, ex nazi ...
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Operation Stadium (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This movie tells a true story about events in Zagreb in 1941. Nazis and their collaborators organized the great gathering of students on Dubrava stadium. The intention was to publicly separate Jews from them which would lead to future pogrom. The ...
Plot: world war two, stadium, partisan, firearm, invasion, nazis, nazi
Time: year 1941
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 ⇓
68%
Dawn of a Filmmaker: The Keisuke Kinoshita Story (2013)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Keisuke Kinoshita sits easily alongside Ozu, Kurosawa and Naruse as one of Japan’s most respected legends of cinema. Made to commemorate the centenary of Kinoshita’s birth, this biographical drama chronicles formative hardships and personal ...
Plot: world war two, movie business, censorship, wheelbarrow, courage, evacuation, air raid, sick mother, filmmaking, film making
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68%
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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 ⇓
67%
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Promise (2005)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The film tells about members of Finnish women's Lotta Service during the Second World War through the eyes of three young women.
Plot: world war two, surveillance, air raid, veterinarian, loss of friend, loss of sister, bombing, letter, wounded animal
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 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 ⇓
62%
Diamonds of the Night (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Diamonds in the night is the tense, brutal story of two Jewish boys who escape from a train transporting them from one concentration camp to another. Ultimately, they are hunted down by a group of old, armed home-guardists. The film goes beyond the ...
Style: no music, cinema verite
Plot: world war two, children in wartime, holocaust, hunger, ant, drunken man, multiple outcomes, bread, hunter, exhaustion, teenager, milk ...
Place: central europe, czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Line of Demarcation (1966)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Line of Demarcation. is a 1966 film written and directed by Claude Chabrol. Its title in French is La Ligne de démarcation. It is based on upon the memoir Mémoires d'un agent secret de la France libre et La Ligne de démarcation by Gilbert ...
Plot: french resistance, world war two, doctor, teacher, smuggler, coffin, countess, wehrmacht, captain, nazi occupation, radio operator, river ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
That Summer of White Roses (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: World War II finally reaches a Yugoslavian lake, where a lifeguard shelters a refugee and her son.
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, widow, summertime, irony, refugee, arranged marriage, coming of age, nazi officer, lifeguard, summer, mother and son ...
Time: year 1944
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
From Hell to Victory (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: From Hell To Victory follows the relationship of six friends throughout the Second World War. They meet in a cafe in Paris on 24th August 1939 and agree to meet there on the same day every year. The war however takes them on their own individual ...
Plot: world war two, childhood, french soldier, german soldier, soldier, war violence, commando, rifle, battle, nazi, combat, commando unit ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: france, paris france, amsterdam
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50%
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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 ⇓
49%
 7.1
 105
I See the Sun (1965)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In Georgia during WWII Zurikela, an orphan boy, meets Khatia, a blind girl, and vows to help her to see again.
Plot: female director, knife, orphan, fight, russian, soldier, wounded soldier, blind girl, eyesight, hopes, mentally challenged, village ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Sign of the Beast (1981)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set during the Second World War in the Finnish war zone.
Plot: propaganda, suicide, deserter, wounded soldier, retreat, torture, sniper, bare ass, nazi germany, world war two, male nudity, field hospital ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.6
 97
Wild Wind (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union, Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: August 1943, Europe. The tentacles of the German octopus have begun to recoil. As the Nazis retreat, their concern focuses on the supply of oil from the refineries of Romania. Without the flow of "black gold", Germany's doom is ...
Plot: partisan, world war two, breasts, mill, blood, russian, battles, nudity (full frontal - brief), traitor, machine gun, train, bridge ...
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47%
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Red Cherry (1995)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: China
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on a true story, this horrifying tale follows two orphaned friends as they struggle to survive during World War II.
Style: touching, bleak, serious, saga, gloomy ...
Plot: orphan, world war two, school, summer camp, monastery, boarding school life, wartime life, innocence lost, anti war, teaching the ways of the world, society, youth ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1941
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Bombers (1973)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two best friends, former Partisans, must face new challenges after the war.
Plot: world war two, mountain, bomber, hospital, nurse, fear, girl, mission, nazi, battle, bunker, partisan ...
Time: post world war two
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
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The Only Way (1970)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Denmark, Panama, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In April 1940, the armies of Nazi Germany invaded Denmark. The Danish government promised peaceful cooperation on the condition that Denmark s Jews remain free. The Nazi s agreed. In October, 1943, the agreement was broken...This is the true and ...
Style: contemplative, bleak, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, war, state affairs, against humanity, heroes, confined, danger, battles, military, politics, society ...
Time: 1940s
Place: denmark, sweden, europe
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45%
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4 Days in May (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Russia, Ukraine
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of Russian soldiers are sent into Northern Germany at the tail-end of WWII, where they occupy a children's home in close proximity to a larger German unit. Against these odds, a friendship forms between a German orphan and a childless ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, captivating
Plot: russian soldier, world war two, holocaust, battles, military, love affair, military life, friendship, wartime life, soldier, basic training, beach ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Midnight Clear (1992)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Set in 1944 France, an American Intelligence Squad locates a German Platoon wishing to surrender rather than die in Germany's final war offensive. The two groups of men, isolated from the war at present, put aside their differences and spend ...
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: world war two, war, innocence lost, anti war, christmas, soldier, prank, buddies, disorder, battles, friends, isolation ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Leningrad (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When in 1941 Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union, their troops quickly besieged Leningrad. Foreign journalists are evacuated but one of them, Kate Davies, is presumed dead and misses the plane. Alone in the city she is helped by Nina Tsvetnova a ...
Style: rough, bleak, realistic, serious, gloomy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, siege, military, battles, survival, life is a bitch, danger, wartime life, hunger, soldier, rationing, starvation ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Tough Ones (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two soldiers can't deal with peacetime.
Plot: world war two, prison, communist, nazi, partisan, girl, execution, mud, house, brother brother relationship, tank, tragic event ...
Time: year 1945
Place: serbia, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Into the Darkness (2020)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Karlskov is a self made, successful owner of a large electronics factory, has a wife and five children. They live the good, privileged upper-class life on Strandvejen north of Copenhagen when the Nazis occupy Denmark in April 1940. Karl struggles to ...
Style: suspense, rough, realistic, bleak
Plot: world war two, factory, conflict, german occupation, family relations, family, industry, businessman, money, family conflict
Time: 1940s
Place: germany, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%