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Operation Finale (2018)
 6.6
 38K
Operation Finale (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In 1960, a team of Israeli secret agents is deployed to find Adolf Eichmann, the infamous Nazi architect of the Holocaust, supposedly hidden in Argentina, and get him to Israel to be judged.
Style: based on true events, ambiguous ending, tense, thought provoking, suspense, cerebral
Plot: war criminal, mossad, chase, manhunt, nazi hunter, nazi, runaway, ss, secret agents, jewish, mission, secret mission, culture clash, life risking, period piece, storytelling, morality, national socialism, hidden identity, vengeance, idealism, hiding place, race against time, archival footage, anti semitism ...
Time: 60s, 1900s, year 1945, 50s, year 1944, 1940s, 1930s ...
Place: argentina, israel, germany, austria, tel aviv israel, buenos aires argentina

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and based on true events films with plots about nazi, cigarette smoking, world war two, murder, german, jewish and anti semitism mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Operation Finale: The Debt (2010), Black Book (2006), Resistance (2020), The German Doctor (2013), Munich (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Debt (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Hungary, Israel
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Rachel Singer is a former Mossad agent who tried to capture a notorious Nazi war criminal – the Surgeon of Birkenau – in a secret Israeli mission that ended with his death on the streets of East Berlin. Now, 30 years later, a man claiming to be ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: mossad, war criminal, secret agents, spy, secret agent, moral dilemma, haunted by the past, righting the wronged, spies, war crime, cold war, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 90s, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: israel, middle east, germany, europe, ukraine ...
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 7.7
 75K
Black Book (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Netherlands, Germany, UK, Belgium
Duration: 145 min.
Story: In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance.
Style: tense, twists and turns, psychological, epic, emotional ...
Plot: jewish, nazism, world war two, holocaust, atrocity, singer, espionage, occupation, spy, life is a bitch, betrayal, escape ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 40s, 20th century, 60s ...
Place: holland, netherlands, europe, israel, belgium ...
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100%
 6.4
 6K
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, love, french, secret, archive footage, occupied france, escape, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, bravery, murder ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, year 1939, year 1943, year 1938 ...
Place: europe, switzerland, munich germany, berlin germany, alps ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The German Doctor (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain, Norway, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Patagonia, 1960. A German physician meets an Argentinean family and follows them on the long desert road to Bariloche where Eva, Enzo and their three children are going to open a lodging house by the Nahuel Huapi lake. This model family reawakens ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: war criminal, doctor, on the run, hidden identity, family relations, wanted, family life, mysterious character, dishonesty, small community, death, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, year 1960, 1960s
Place: argentina, latin america, patagonia, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.5
 220K
Munich (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 164 min.
Story: During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits a group of Mossad agents to track down and ...
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, mossad, secret agents, vengeance, hostage, murder, assassination, jewish, politics, terrorist, spy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: middle east, europe, israel, lebanon, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 143K
Defiance (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Based on a true story, during World War II, four Jewish brothers escape their Nazi-occupied homeland of West Belarus in Poland and join the Soviet partisans to combat the Nazis. The brothers begin the rescue of roughly 1,200 Jews still trapped in ...
Style: emotional, epic, sincere, realistic, intense ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, wartime life, partisan, survival, nazi, jewish, forest, rebellion, camp, judaism, russian ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1942, year 1941
Place: poland, europe, germany, israel, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 37K
The Courier (2020)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Cold War spy Greville Wynne and his Russian source try to put an end to the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Style: tense, captivating, microfilm, based on true events
Plot: mi6, cold war, cia, prospector, spy, russian spy, cia agent, mystery, espionage, interrogation, spy mission, spy hero ...
Time: 1960s, year 1960, year 1962, 60s, year 1990 ...
Place: russia, london, ussr, soviet union, moscow russia ...
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43%
 7.2
 46K
Anthropoid (2016)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Czech Republic, UK, USA, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In December 1941, Czech soldier Jozef Gabčík and Jan Kubiš parachute into their occupied homeland to assassinate Nazi officer Reinhard Heydrich
Style: emotional, realistic, clever, factual, intense ...
Plot: nazi, ss, assassination, nazi occupation, third reich, world war two, brutality, german, betrayal, torture, suspicion, friendship between men ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, year 1938, 1930s
Place: germany, prague, czechoslovakia, prague czechoslovakia, prague czech republic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Schindler's List (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, concentration camp, genocide, against humanity, jewish, ghetto, survival, rescue, wartime, war, anti semitism ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, 1990s, 90s
Place: poland, germany, europe, central europe, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Call to Spy (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The story of Vera Atkins, a crafty spy recruiter, and two of the first women she selects for Churchill's "secret army": Virginia Hall, a daring American undaunted by a disability and Noor Inayat Khan, a pacifist. These civilian women ...
Style: rough, bleak, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: gestapo, female spy, strong female character, spy, secret, lie, world war two, prisoner, female protagonist, british soldier, disguise, espionage ...
Time: year 1941, year 1942, year 1944
Place: germany, paris france, scotland, london, europe ...
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41%
 7.3
 56K
Woman in Gold (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover a world famous painting of her aunt plundered by the Nazis during World War II, she believes rightfully belongs to her family. She did so not just to regain ...
Style: based on true events, captivating, realistic, uplifting, sincere ...
Plot: holocaust, injustice, art theft, legal action, art, lawyer, stolen painting, courtroom drama, legal, fighting the system, life is a bitch, justice ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 1930s
Place: austria, vienna, los angeles, washington d.c., usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Man Who Captured Eichmann (1996)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set in 1960, the story follows the efforts of the Mossad, the Israeli Secret Service, to find former SS Colonel Adolf Eichmann, who ran from Germany to Argentina and took the name Ricardo Clement. He was wanted for the murders of both Europeans and ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: holocaust, world war two, manhunt, danger, crimes, kidnapping, heroic mission, righting the wronged, against humanity, war, state affairs, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina
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40%
 7.4
 24K
The 12th Man (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Norway
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After a failed anti-Nazi sabotage mission leaves his 11 comrades dead, Norwegian resistance fighter Jan Baalsrud finds himself fleeing from the Gestapo through the snowbound reaches of Scandinavia.
Style: uplifting, suspense, serious, based on true events
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gestapo, resistance fighter, coping, world war two, chase, pursuit, survival, lone hero, courage, life & death, one man army, self mutilation ...
Time: year 1947, year 1988, year 1945, year 1940, year 1943 ...
Place: norway, sweden, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.1
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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, bad ending, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, nazism, war, nazi germany, nazi, german officer, resistance, colonel, bomb, deception, treason, assassination attempt ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe, normandy, tunisia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.6
 300K
Bridge of Spies (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: During the Cold War, the Soviet Union captures U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers after shooting down his U-2 spy plane. Sentenced to 10 years in prison, Powers' only hope is New York lawyer James Donovan, recruited by a CIA operative to negotiate ...
Style: realistic, suspense, serious, tricky, intense ...
Plot: espionage, cold war, lawyer, spy, cia, rescue, legal, danger, justice, mission, undercover, secret agent ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1960, year 1957 ...
Place: soviet union, usa, ussr, east germany, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.6
 27K
A Mighty Heart (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on Mariane Pearl's account of the terrifying and unforgettable story of her husband, Wall Street Journal reporter Danny Pearl's life and death.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, suspenseful, factual ...
Plot: murder, loss of spouse, investigation, politics, friendship, faith, kidnapping, journalism, execution, missing person, muslim, fbi ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s, september 11 2001 ...
Place: pakistan, middle east, manhattan new york city, los angeles, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Never Look Away (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 189 min.
Story: Inspired by real events and spanning three eras of German history, film tells the story of Kurt, a young art student who falls in love with fellow student, Ellie. Ellie’s father, Professor Seeband, a famous doctor, is dismayed at his daughter’s ...
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, sincere, based on true events
Plot: nazism, painter, love, art gallery, father daughter relationship, ss, manipulation, painting, mental illness, ex nazi, childhood memory, husband wife relationship ...
Time: year 1937, year 1966, year 1948, year 1951, year 1956 ...
Place: germany, west berlin west germany, berlin germany, east germany, west germany ...
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38%
 6.3
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Haven (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: This is the true story of a woman named Ruth Gruber who travels to Europe to help escort 1000 Jewish War victims to the United States. She comes to love and feel sorry for them all, and fights for their rights to live in America.
Style: emotional, sincere, disturbing, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, survival, deportation, rescue, anti semitism, immigrants, human spirit, idealism, heroic mission, fighting the system, life is a bitch, politics ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 40s
Place: europe, switzerland, naples italy, new york, mediterranean sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Odessa File (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: After reading the diary of an elderly Jewish man who committed suicide, freelance journalist Peter Miller begins to investigate the alleged sighting of a former SS-Captain who commanded a concentration camp during World War II. Miller eventually ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, war criminal, war crime, murder, espionage, assassin, diary, attempted murder, journalism, execution, suicide, mass murder ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1964, year 1963, post world war two ...
Place: germany, europe, israel, vienna, munich germany ...
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38%
Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (2005)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: True story of Germany's most famous anti-Nazi heroine brought to thrilling, dramatic life. Sophie Scholl stars Julia Jentsch in a luminous performance as the fearless activist of the underground student resistance group, The White Rose. Armed ...
Style: touching, tense, disturbing, uplifting, emotional ...
Plot: nazism, historical character, resistance, death sentence, german, politics, nazi germany, human spirit, fighting the system, rebellion, gestapo, trial ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: munich germany, germany, europe, east germany, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The People vs. Fritz Bauer (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: It is the late 1950s. Flourishing under the economic miracle, Germany grows increasingly apathetic about confronting the horrors of its recent past. Nevertheless, Fritz Bauer doggedly devotes his energies to bringing the Third Reich to justice. One ...
Style: disturbing, tense, rough, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: war criminal, nazi, nazi war criminal, courtroom, justice, murder, human rights, death threat, crimes, escapades, rivalry, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 1950s, 50s, 60s, 1960s
Place: frankfurt germany, buenos aires argentina, jerusalem, west germany, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
 9K
13 Minutes (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The breath-taking story of a man who nearly would have changed the world. 1939, when Hitler tricked millions of people at the height of his power, one said a radical No: Georg Elser, disparaged as an assassin, is one of the greatest resistance ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: nazi germany, hitler, assassination attempt, state affairs, resistance fighter, national socialism, treason, prisoner, confession, plan gone wrong, nazi, german history ...
Time: pre world war two, 1930s, year 1939, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: germany, europe, munich germany, switzerland, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
An Ordinary Man (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Serbia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A war criminal in hiding forms a relationship with his only connection to the outside world - his maid.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, bleak, rough, scary ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: war criminal, maid, crimes, love, escapades, life is a bitch, love and romance, rivalry, disorder, curse, gun, pointing a gun at someone ...
Time: contemporary
Place: former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Photographer of Mauthausen (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Spanish photographer Francesc Boix, imprisoned in the Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp, works in the SS Photographic Service. Between 1943 and 1945, he hides, with the help of other prisoners, thousands of negatives, with the purpose of showing ...
Style: thought provoking, rough, disturbing, captivating, tense ...
Plot: holocaust, nazism, concentration camp, nazi, nazi occupation, photographer, world war two, spanish civil war, slave labor, concentration camp survivor, prisoner, camera ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, year 1944, year 1943
Place: spain, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When his family moves from their home in Berlin to a strange new house in Poland, young Bruno befriends Shmuel, a boy who lives on the other side of the fence where everyone seems to be wearing striped pajamas. Unaware of Shmuel's fate as a ...
Style: touching, heartbreaking, emotional, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: kids
Plot: holocaust, world war two, jewish, concentration camp, childhood, against humanity, friendship, war, nazism, gas chamber, atrocity, nazi ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, poland, europe, switzerland, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.9
 3K
Eichmann (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Hungary, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based upon the final confession of Adolf Eichmann, made before his execution in Israel, of his role in Hitler's plan for the final solution.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, life is a bitch, genocide, prison, nazi, courtroom, crimes, society, investigation, confined, prison life ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1940s, 40s ...
Place: europe, israel, middle east, budapest, budapest hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.2
 343K
Downfall (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Austria, Italy
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still ...
Style: psychological, bleak, disturbing, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: world war two, hitler, war, third reich, nazism, suicide, desperation, confined, national socialism, ss, war crime, paranoia ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942, year 1945
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, prague czechoslovakia, munich germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Counterfeiters (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, War
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story Jewish counterfeiter, Salomon Sorowitsch, coerced into assisting the Nazi operation of the Sachsenhausen concentration camp during World War II.
Style: tense, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, harsh ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, counterfeit money, nazi, forgery, world war two, survival, anti semitism, jewish, german, war crime, racial slur ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 40s ...
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany, zurich switzerland, austria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.7
 20K
Conspiracy (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The historical recreation of the 1942 Wannsee Conference, in which Nazi and SS leaders gathered in a Berlin suburb to discuss the "Final Solution to the Jewish Question". Lead by SS-General Reinhard Heydrich, this group of high ranking ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, factual, intense, atmospheric ...
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, genocide, war crime, racism, politics, conspiracy, state affairs, wartime life, human spirit, world war two, soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s
Place: berlin germany, germany, europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Tale of Love and Darkness (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A story about the childhood of Oz in Jerusalem and his youth in the Kibbutz during the British Mandate and the first days of the state of Israel. The plot describes the relationship between young Oz to his mother and his first steps as a writer.
Style: sad, sincere, based on true events, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: israeli palestinian conflict, family relations, depression, husband wife relationship, school, anti semitism, mother son relationship, childhood memory, based on a novel, autobiography, female director, knocking on a door ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947, year 1945
Place: jerusalem, israel, europe, palestine, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%