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Our Patriots (2017)
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Our Patriots (2017)
Original name: Nos patriotes
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: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, tense, touching, captivating
Plot: resistance, french resistance, escape, school, world war two, teacher, racism, pow, farm, prisoner, classroom, arrest, school teacher, forest, food, train, gun, male nudity, bicycle, kiss, drawing, explosion, waterfall, bar, bridge ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, serious, realistic and suspenseful films with plots about world war two, war, nazi, resistance, nazi occupation, execution and soldier mostly in Drama, War and Biography genres. Some movies like Our Patriots: De Gaulle (2020), Lucie Aubrac (1997), The Resistance Banker (2018), Pastorale 1943 (1978), The Army of Shadows (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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De Gaulle (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Paris, June 1940. The de Gaulle couple is confronted with the military and political collapse of France. Charles de Gaulle joins London while Yvonne, his wife, finds herself with her three children on the road of the exodus.
Style: captivating, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, psychological ...
Plot: french history, husband wife relationship, telephone conversation, world war two, bbc, mentally challenged, politician, politics, political leader, political unrest, world politics, down syndrome ...
Time: 1940s
Place: france, paris france, london
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Lucie Aubrac (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A love story or a tale of the resistance, this poignant movie tells both the haunting story of a French resistance cell in Lyon but also the love of Lucie Aubrac for her husband...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, factual, sexy ...
Plot: world war two, graphic violence, romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), love affair, political unrest, wartime life, couple relations, heroes, love and romance, life is a bitch, rescue ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 19th century
Place: lyon, france, england, california
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100%
The Resistance Banker (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In the occupied Netherlands during World War II, banker Walraven van Hall (Barry Atsma) is asked to use his financial contacts to help the Dutch resistance. He doesn’t have to think about it for long. With his brother Gijs van Hall (Jacob Derwig), ...
Style: thought provoking, suspense, captivating, disturbing, touching ...
Plot: resistance, world war two, sibling relationship, german occupation, war hero, soldier, friends, danger, society, nazi occupation, bank robbery, falling ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: netherlands, amsterdam
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70%
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Pastorale 1943 (1978)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In a Dutch village during the German occupation, a small group of badly organized resistance fighters attempt to assassinate a collaborator.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, factual, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: world war two, life is a bitch, social relations, rebelliousness, human nature, resistance, execution, torture, robbery, nazi occupation, anti hero, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Army of Shadows (1969)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Betrayed by an informant, Philippe Gerbier (Lino Ventura) finds himself trapped in a torturous Nazi prison camp. Though Gerbier escapes to rejoin the Resistance in occupied Marseilles, France, and exacts his revenge on the informant, he must ...
Style: bleak, gloomy, stylized, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, french resistance, betrayal, terrorist, underground, death sentence, resistance, government agency, intrigue, espionage, rescue, prison ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943, year 1942
Place: paris france, france, marseille, europe, vichy ...
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41%
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Come What May (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In may 1940, the German troops enter France. Frightened by the progress of the enemy, the people of a small village of Pas-de-Calais decide on the recommendations of the prefecture, to give up everything to go on the road, fleeing to the coast.
Style: propaganda film
Plot: world war two, propaganda, bagpipes, 8 year old, goose, child killed, jail, basement, little boy, prison, british soldier, photograph ...
Time: year 1939, 1940s, 1930s, year 1940
Place: france
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38%
Female Agents (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 148 min.
Story: May 1944, a group of French servicewomen and resistance fighters are enlisted into the British Special Operations Executive commando group under the command of Louise Desfontaines and her brother Pierre. Their mission, to rescue a British army ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: resistance, world war two, rescue, betrayal, commando, hospital, d day, female agent, heroic mission, survival, working undercover, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1944, year 1945
Place: london, paris france, normandy, france, england ...
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37%
The King's Choice (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Ireland
Duration: 133 min.
Story: On 9 April 1940, German soldiers arrive in the city of Oslo. The King of Norway faces a choice that will change his country forever. The King's Choice is a story about the three most dramatic days in Norway's history, the royal ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Plot: king, democracy, royal family, invasion, german occupation, evacuation, wehrmacht, hitler, world war two, father son relationship, roadblock, prime minister ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940
Place: norway, eastern europe, scandinavia, oslo norway
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36%
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Colette (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Arnost Lustig was one of the world's most renowned literary authors of our times. Lustig's novel 'A girl from Antwerp' upon which our film Colette is based, draws on the author's personal Nazi Concentration Camp experience ...
Style: captivating, psychological, touching, tense
Plot: holocaust, auschwitz, prisoner, concentration camp, world war two, sex scene, execution, doctor, love and romance, couples, danger, society ...
Time: 1940s
Place: central europe, canada, prague
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36%
The Liberation of Skopje (2016)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Croatia, Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Eight-year-old Zoran is the hero of this story set in Skopje during the German occupation of the city in World War II. Through his eyes, we experience all the cruelty, poverty and suffering of wartime. A love affair between his Macedonian mother and ...
Style: psychological, rough, tense, suspense, thought provoking
Plot: liberation, arrest, partisan, assassination, nazi occupation, prisoner, traitor, boy, german officer, german occupation, beating, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, year 1944
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, balkan, macedonia, yugoslavia
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35%
Against the Sun (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A WWII pilot, bombardier, and radioman find themselves adrift on a lifeboat without food or water after being forced to ditch their plane during a scouting mission.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, based on true events, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, military, ocean or sea, human spirit, danger, getting home, adventure, human nature, lifeboat, isolation, soldier, disaster film ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942
Place: pacific ocean
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34%
A Bag of Marbles (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Canada, Czech Republic
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In occupied France, Maurice and Joseph, two young Jewish brothers left to their own devices demonstrate an incredible amount of cleverness, courage, and ingenuity to escape the enemy invasion and to try to reunite their family once again.
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: brother brother relationship, ss, german soldier, nazi, nazi occupation, holocaust, world war two, danger, military, soldier, jewish, machismo ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, year 1942, year 1943
Place: paris france, france, nice france
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34%
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Calm at Sea (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenager joins the resistance in Nazi-occupied France during World War II.
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, complex ...
Plot: concentration camp, repression, german soldier, assassination, hostage, world war two, nazi soldier, nazi officer, shot to death, suppression, french resistance, nazi uniform ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, 20th century
Place: france, europe
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33%
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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
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32%
The Invisibles (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Four young Jews survive the Third Reich in the middle of Berlin by living so recklessly that they become "invisible."
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, thought provoking, sincere
Plot: holocaust, refugee, resistance, courage, holocaust survivor, hiding, survival, world war two, nazi officer, russian soldier, interview, reenactment ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany
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32%
Max Manus: Man of War (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Norway, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Max Manus is a Norwegian 2008 biographic war film based on the real events of the life of resistance fighter Max Manus (1914–96), after his contribution in the Winter War against the Soviet Union. The story follows Manus through the outbreak of ...
Style: tense, serious, atmospheric, factual, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: world war two, resistance, escape, nazism, injury, war, manhunt, fear, loss of friend, depression, soldier, occupation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: norway, europe, scotland, stockholm sweden, finland ...
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30%
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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
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30%
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Resistance (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of a group of Jewish Boy Scouts who worked with the French Resistance to save the lives of ten thousand orphans during World War II.
Plot: french resistance, world war two, secret, occupied france, french, archive footage, love, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, escape, anti semitism, hate ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, year 1939, year 1943, year 1938 ...
Place: europe, alps, berlin germany, geneva switzerland, france ...
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29%
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Another Mother's Son (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Directed by Christopher Menaul ('Summer in February', 'Fatherland) and written by Jenny Lecoat, Another Mother's Son tells the true story of Louisa Gould, a widow living in Nazi occupied Jersey who takes in a Russian prisoner of ...
Style: captivating, suspense
Plot: surrogate family, heroine, fight, pow, escaped prisoner, tragedy, hunger, world war two, death of protagonist, nazi occupation, family, fighting the system ...
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28%
Force 10 from Navarone (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Mallory and Miller are back. The survivors of Navarone are sent on a mission along with a unit called Force 10, which is led by Colonel Barnsby. But Force 10 has a mission of their own which the boys know nothing about.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: battles, task force, colonel, battle, double agent, military, survival, adventure, war, danger, heroic mission, world war two ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, 70s
Place: italy, former yugoslavia, england, yugoslavia, germany
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28%
The Night Overtakes Me (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A communist journalist from Prague is sent to Ravensbruck concentration camp.
Plot: world war two, concentration camp, prisoner, school teacher, group shower, strong female lead, clown, sewing machine, bully, execution, fascist, pregnancy ...
Time: 1930s, year 1942, 1940s
Place: prague czechoslovakia, prague czech republic, czechoslovakia, central europe, prague
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28%
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Memoir of War (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: France, Belgium, Switzerland
Duration: 127 min.
Story: June 1944, France is still under the German Occupation. The writer Robert Antelme, major figure of the Resistance, is arrested and deported. His young wife, Marguerite, writer and resistant, was torn by the anguish of not having her news and her ...
Style: romantic, serious, factual, realistic, compassionate ...
Plot: gestapo, french resistance, nazism, female writer, world war two, nazi occupation, concentration camp, female protagonist, end of war, sea, beach, police officer ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, year 1945, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Silent Night (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fact-based World War II story set on Christmas Eve, 1944, finds a German Mother and her son seeking refuge in a cabin on the war front. When she is invaded by three American soldiers and then three German soldiers, she successfully convinces the ...
Style: captivating, uplifting, realistic, serious, based on true events
Plot: military, friendship, anti war, single parent, danger, german soldier, mother son relationship, boy, christmas eve, against humanity, world war two, world war one ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: germany, europe, africa
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27%
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Nothing to Lose (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Authorized biopic of Brazilian evangelical bishop Edir Macedo, founder of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God and owner of Record TV network. Based on a book trilogy of the same name, the movie tells the story of the self-made man who faced ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, touching, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: bishop, preacher, roadblock, sermon, church, bible, school, movie theatre, police raid, boy, police station, hospital ...
Place: rio de janeiro, sao paulo brazil, new york
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27%
Winter in Wartime (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: During World War II in the freezing Netherlands winter of 1944/1945 the western Netherlands are in the grip of a famine. Many people move east to provide for their families. Fourteen year old Michiel can't wait to join the Dutch resistance, to ...
Style: tense, exciting, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, nazism, resistance, execution, occupation, coming of age, nazi, adventure, wartime life, military, danger, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: netherlands, europe, holland
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27%
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Only the Brave (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A searing portrait of war and prejudice, 'Only the Brave' takes you on a haunting journey into the hearts and minds of the forgotten heroes of WWII - the Japanese-American 100th/442nd.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, battles, world war two, soldier, military life, survival, society, daring rescue, war, danger, battle zone, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: france, europe, usa, italy, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Safe Conduct (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Germany, Spain
Duration: 170 min.
Story: The film is about the French film industry from 1942 to 1944 during the Nazi occupation. The film focuses on assistant director and resistance fighter Jean Devaivre and screenwriter Jean Aurenche. Aurenche is on the move so that he doesn't have ...
Style: touching, sincere, suspenseful, emotional, contemplative ...
Plot: politics, espionage, survival, human spirit, society, escapades, love and romance, hopes, writer's life, lifestyle, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: paris france, france, europe, vichy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
And Give My Love to the Swallows (1972)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This film, chronicling the last days of Czech resistance fighter Maruska Kuderikova (played by Magda Vasaryova), is based on her diaries. Though she was tortured and eventually executed by the Nazis, her diaries indicate that she was optimistic for ...
Plot: interrogation, world war two, women's prison, arrest, train station, folk song, german occupation, imprisonment, friendship between women, cutting someone's hair, czech history, female friendship ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, world war two, jewish, friendship, betrayal, anti semitism, boarding school life, priest, resistance, wartime life, childhood, french ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: france, europe, paris france, vichy, jerusalem ...
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26%
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Patton (1970)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: "Patton" tells the tale of General George S. Patton, famous tank commander of World War II. The film begins with patton's career in North Africa and progresses through the invasion of Germany and the fall of the Third Reich. Side ...
Style: epic, realistic, rough, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, general, military, military hospital, heroes, destiny, steel helmet, tank, dead soldier, military life, war, sacrifice ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1942, year 1944 ...
Place: africa, europe, italy, normandy, malta ...
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26%