Movies like The Endless Trench

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The Endless Trench (2019)
The Endless Trench (2019)
Original name: La trinchera infinita
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, Canada
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Higinio and Rosa have only been married for a few months when the Civil War breaks out, representing a serious threat to his life. Helped by his wife, they decide to use a hole dug into their own home as a provisional hiding place. The fear of potential reprisals and the love they feel for one another will condemn them to an imprisonment that will last for more than 30 years.
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, touching, sad
Plot: dictatorship, political repression, neighbor neighbor relationship, small village, spanish civil war, secret, revenge, delusion, hiding place, assassination, torture, fear, arrest, snitch, suspense, survival, spanish history, interwar period, franco regime (francoism), ghost, civil war, pregnancy, female nudity, sex scene, fire ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 60s, year 1945, year 1943, year 1936, 20th century ...
Place: iberian peninsula, spain, andalusia

Most similar movies to The Endless Trench

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, tense, captivating and realistic films with plots about suspense, murder, death, betrayal, nude, politics and violence mostly in Drama, Thriller and History genres. Some movies like The Endless Trench: The 13 Roses (2007), While at War (2019), Neruda (2016), The Fury of a Patient Man (2016), The Candidate (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The 13 Roses (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 129 min.
Story: True story of thirteen totally normal young women that suffered harsh questioning and were put in prison under made up charges of helping the rebellion against Franco back in the 1940s. Despite of their innocence, the thirteen were soon executed ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, touching, emotional, serious ...
Plot: spanish civil war, spanish history, injustice, woman in danger, social decay, false accusation, confined, dishonesty, idealism, society, life is a bitch, betrayal ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: spain
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While at War (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Salamanca, Spain, 1936. In the early days of the military rebellion that began the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939), writer Miguel de Unamuno supports the uprising in the hope that the prevailing political chaos will end. But when the confrontation ...
Style: sincere, disturbing, captivating, psychological, intellectual
Plot: spanish civil war, spanish history, moral dilemma, arrest, professor, coup d'etat, military, society, disorder, civil war, military coup, world war two ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: spain, morocco
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Neruda (2016)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Chile, Argentina, France, Spain, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: It’s 1948 and the Cold War has arrived in Chile. In the Congress, prominent Communist Senator and popular poet Pablo Neruda accuses the government of betraying the Party and is stripped of his parliamentary immunity by President González Videla. ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful, art film ...
Plot: political repression, manhunt, writers, poet, police detective, escape, politician, police investigation, anti communism, class differences, exile, senate ...
Time: 1940s, year 1948, post world war two
Place: chile, south america, andes mountains, santiago chile, paris france
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The Fury of a Patient Man (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The tentative romance between a gentle Madrid labourer and a working single mother becomes a struggle for survival when the woman’s violent boyfriend returns from prison, in the gritty, suspenseful debut feature from Spanish actor Raúl Arévalo.
Style: touching, suspenseful, serious, exciting, twisted ...
Plot: revenge, love interest, friendship, infidelity, heist, murder, suspense, vengeance, father, son, revenge motive, ex convict ...
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The Candidate (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Manuel is a crooked politician who enjoys the lifestyle that kickbacks afford. He eats at fancy restaurants, parties with his friends on yachts, and provides a very luxurious lifestyle for his family. Manuel brazenly bribes, extorts, and pays off ...
Style: tense, psychological, captivating
Plot: corruption, treason, politician, suspense, corrupt politician, politics, arrest, journalist, husband wife relationship, deception, police, evidence ...
Time: 2000s
Place: spain, iberian peninsula, canada
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Your Name Poisons My Dreams (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Angel Barciela and the police inspector Francisco Valduque meets after several years in the funeral of Buendía engineer. Both expect to see Julia, the daughter of the deceased and one of those involved in the investigation.
Style: non-linear, tense, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: spanish civil war, nude, investigation, funeral, hiding, rivalry, law enforcement, partners against crime, vengeance, topless woman, sex scene, hiding place ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, 20th century
Place: spain, madrid
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The Man Standing Next (2020)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the 1970s, Korea is under the absolute control of the President Park who controls the KCIA, the organization with an edge over any branch of government. The director of KCIA, KIM Gyu-pyeong, is the seemingly most prospective second-in-command. In ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, bad ending
Plot: assassination of president, politics, dictator, assassination, suspense, tragedy, betrayal, state terrorism, spy, intelligence agency, hearing, military dictatorship ...
Time: 70s, year 1979
Place: south korea, seoul, washington d.c., east asia, usa ...
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Calibre (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two lifelong friends head up to an isolated Scottish Highlands village for a weekend hunting trip that descends into a never-ending nightmare as they attempt to cover up a horrific hunting accident.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, dark, tense, captivating ...
Plot: suspense, hunting, paranoia, accident, village, drug use, hunter, friends, paranoid, survival, murder, secret ...
Time: 21st century
Place: scottish highlands
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The Giant (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Having fought in the First Carlist War, Martin returns to his family farm in Gipuzkoa only to find that his younger brother, Joaquín, towers over him in height. Convinced that everyone will want to pay to see the tallest man on Earth, the siblings ...
Style: exciting, tense, sentimental, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: giant, father son relationship, tall man, death of father, brother brother relationship, loss of father, death of brother, loss of brother, death, spanish history, world war one, mediterranean ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: basque country
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The Red Sea Diving Resort (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 129 min.
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 ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, non-linear, brutal
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mossad, spy, jewish, refugee, saving a life, suspense, team, resort, business, nothing goes right, terrorism, scuba diving ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: israel, sudan, africa, canada, ethiopia
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A Bluebird in My Heart (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An ex-con's attempts to live a quiet life are derailed when the daughter of the woman sheltering him is the victim of a vicious attack.
Style: captivating, tense, touching
Plot: teenage girl, haunted by the past, daring rescue, single parent, vengeance, gang, on the run, suspense, fight scenes, gain trust, mysterious character, girl ...
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The Captain (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, France, Poland
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: thought provoking, tense, psychological, suspenseful, art house ...
Plot: impostor, nazi germany, third reich, deserter, world war two, nazi, nazi officer, execution, war criminal, alter ego, german soldier, military ...
Time: year 1945, 1940s, year 2017, 20th century
Place: germany, canada
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May God Save Us (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Madrid, summer 2011. Economic crisis. 15-M movement and 1.5 million pilgrims waiting for the Pope’s arrival live side by side in a Madrid that’s hotter and more chaotic than ever. In this context, detectives Velarde and Alfaro must find what ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, unusual plot structure, twisted ...
Plot: serial killer, suspense, investigation, murder investigation, murder, police inspector, priest, pope, church, who done it, police officer, violence ...
Time: 2010s
Place: spain, madrid
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Balloon (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Two families attempt a daredevil plan to escape DDR with a homemade hot air balloon, but it crashes just before the border. The Stasi finds traces of this attempt to escape and immediately starts investigations, while the two families are forced to ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, tense
Audience: date night
Plot: berlin wall, stasi, balloon, border patrol, escape plan, husband wife relationship, manhunt, interrogation, couples, german history, suspense, communism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1989, year 1979
Place: east germany, german democratic republic, berlin germany, east berlin, west germany ...
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JFK (1991)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 189 min.
Story: New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.
Style: controversial, political, thought provoking, captivating, enigmatic ...
Plot: investigation, kennedy assassination, political conspiracy, president, legal, politics, gay slur, assassination of president, assassination, suspense, cia, lawyer ...
Time: 60s, year 1963, 20th century
Place: new orleans, washington d.c., austin texas, canada, dallas texas ...
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The Tunnel (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, Olympic swimmer Harry Melchior defects from East Germany in the 1960s and hatches a daring plot to help his sister and others flee East Berlin through a 145-yard underground tunnel.
Style: suspenseful, tense, compassionate, captivating, political ...
Plot: tunnel, berlin wall, politics, suspense, betrayal, communism, escape, political unrest, wartime, freedom, breast feeding, brutality ...
Time: 60s
Place: east germany, germany, berlin germany, west berlin west germany, german democratic republic ...
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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, disturbing, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, society, state affairs, life is a bitch, immigrants, couples, hidden truth, husband wife relationship, brainwashing, world war two, gangsters, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, post world war two, 1940s, year 1945
Place: brazil, germany
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Salvador (1986)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA, Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A second rated journalist from the US tries his luck in El Salvador during the military dictatorship in the 1980s.
Style: tense, political, harsh, factual, thought provoking ...
Plot: civil war, journalism, politics, war correspondent, photojournalist, war, reporter, suspense, cold war, revolution, military, dictator ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: latin america, san francisco, central america, south america
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Painless (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, Portugal
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in Catalonia, Painless weaves two stories: in one, starting during the Spanish Civil War and running through to the '60s, an asylum attempts to rehabilitate children who feel no pain, by teaching them physical suffering. In the second, in ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, bleak, sexy ...
Plot: uncover truth, haunted by the past, emotionless, rehabilitation, life is a bitch, child in peril, secret, pain, spanish civil war, torture, mysterious past, violence ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 50s, 60s ...
Place: spain
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The Last King of Scotland (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Young Scottish doctor, Nicholas Garrigan decides it's time for an adventure after he finishes his formal education, so he decides to try his luck in Uganda, and arrives during the downfall of President Obote. General Idi Amin comes to power and ...
Style: political, harsh, brutal, bloody, factual ...
Plot: dictatorship, genocide, politics, doctor, polygamy, dictator, atrocity, corruption, suspense, attempted murder, against humanity, torture ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: africa, uganda, scotland
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Suzzana: Buried Alive (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Satria's employees intend to rob his house when he is out of the country but their robbery turns into murder when they find Suzzanna in the house as they bury her body in the backyard.
Style: tense, disturbing, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: revenge, ghost, murderer, secret, heist gone wrong, murder mystery, disposing of a dead body, suspense, reanimated corpse, murder, robbery
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Paper Birds (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Jorge and Enrique are two artist in the post Spanish Civil War times that adopt an orphan child called Miguel. With a varieté company that travel around the country, Jorge and Enrique see the horrors left by the war meanwhile the Republic Army ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: spanish civil war, performer's life, artists and showbiz, family relations, life is a bitch, society, orphan, rivalry, friendship, world war two, spanish history, franco regime (francoism) ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: spain, europe
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The Official Story (1985)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Argentina
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After the end of the Dirty War, a high school teacher sets out to find out who the mother of her adopted daughter is.
Style: political, captivating, suspenseful, sincere, disturbing ...
Plot: politics, adoption, family relations, uncover truth, society, revolution, parents and children, state affairs, political unrest, haunted by the past, secret, intrigue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: argentina, latin america, spain, buenos aires argentina, bolivia
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The Room (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When a strange door appears in a troubled family's house, they will have to face their darkest secrets.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: fear, dysfunctional family, psychological torment, cruelty, nervousness, disability, trap, isolation, brother sister relationship, dark secret, anxiety, secret ...
Place: norway
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The Blind Sunflowers (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ourense, Spain, 1940. Every time that Elena locks the door, she locks her secrets. Her husband Ricardo spend years hidden in his house with his children (Elenita and Lorenzo), trying to dodge persecution. Salvador, a priest confused after battling ...
Style: serious, disturbing, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Plot: repression, confession, family relations, survival, life is a bitch, spanish civil war, republican, society, fugitives, obsession, love and romance, clergy ...
Place: spain, galicia
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World Trade Center (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: On September, 11th 2001, after the terrorist attack to the World Trade Center, the building collapses over the rescue team from the Port Authority Police Department. Will Jimeno and his sergeant John McLoughlin are found alive trapped under the ...
Style: emotional, realistic, rough, factual, touching ...
Plot: terrorism, disaster, firefighter, terrorist, twin towers, survival, al qaeda, natural disaster, 9/11, heroes, courage, catastrophe ...
Time: september 11 2001, year 2001, 2000s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, pentagon, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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The Good Shepherd (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Edward Wilson, the only witness to his father's suicide and member of the Skull and Bones Society while a student at Yale, is a morally upright young man who values honor and discretion, qualities that help him to be recruited for a career in ...
Style: tense, realistic, factual, political, suspenseful ...
Plot: cold war, spy, cia, espionage, double agent, intrigue, corruption, politics, betrayal, conspiracy, suspense, patriotism ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 50s, year 1958, year 1961 ...
Place: usa, cuba, berlin germany, washington d.c., latin america ...
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Revenge (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Rebekka travels back to a hotel by the Norwegian fjords seeking revenge on the man who ruined her sister's life. Under false identity, she seeks out her deceased sister's violator and embeds herself into his idyllic family to destroy his ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, psychological, captivating
Plot: vengeance, rape and revenge, rape, revenge, retribution, secret identity, vendetta, violence, secret, violent, murder, personality change ...
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Four Days in September (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Brazil, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Fernando, a journalist, and his friend César join terrorist group MR8 in order to fight Brazilian dictatorial regime during the late sixties. Cesare, however, is wounded and captured during a bank hold up. Fernando then decides to kidnap the ...
Style: realistic, political, talky, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: terrorist, politics, kidnapping, freedom, revolution, brutality, betrayal, male nudity, idealism, life philosophy, runaway, suspense ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, year 1967, year 1968 ...
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, california, berlin germany, lisbon portugal ...
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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: factual, tense, bad ending, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: world war two, nazi, war, nazism, hitler, conspiracy, nazi germany, suspense, resistance, politics, german soldier, wehrmacht ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, post world war two, year 1943, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, africa, poland, europe ...
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