Movies like The Endless Trench

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The Endless Trench (2019)
 7.3
 4K
The Endless Trench (2019)
Original name: La trinchera infinita
Genre: Drama
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, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: hiding place, spanish civil war, political repression, neighbor neighbor relationship, small village, secret, runaway, delusion, assassination, revenge, torture, fear, dictatorship, snitch, arrest, secret room, franco regime (francoism), ghost, pregnancy, civil war, female nudity, sex scene, male nudity, erection, hallucination ...
Time: year 1945, year 1943, year 1936, year 1969, year 1963
Place: spain

Most similar movies to The Endless Trench

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, tense, captivating and serious films with plots about male nudity, society, crimes, murder, life is a bitch, revenge and family relations mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like The Endless Trench: Magallanes (2015), Soldiers of Salamina (2003), Uncertain Glory (2017), Backdoor (2000), The Realm (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Magallanes (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Peru, Argentina, Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Magallanes (Damián Alcázar) sees his humdrum life turn upside down the day Celina (Magaly Solier), a women he met in the violent years when he was a soldier with the Peruvian Army, jumps into his taxi in a Lima street. This unexpected re-encounter ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious
Plot: revenge, war, secret, pedophile, colonel, blackmail, partisan, rape revenge, loan, barbershop, ransom demand, kidnapping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Soldiers of Salamina (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Professor Lola Sánchez investigates the truth behind the events experienced by Rafael Sánchez Mazas, one of the founders of the Falange Española party, during the Spanish Civil War.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, sincere, realistic
Plot: spanish civil war, writer's life, uncover truth, change of heart, society, lifesaver, political unrest, soldier, against humanity, state affairs, fascism, creative block
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Uncertain Glory (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Front of Aragon, 1937. Lluís (Marcel Borràs), a young republican officer destined for a temporarily dormant position, meets an enigmatic widow of whom she falls in love, Carlana (Núria Prims), who manages to fool him to falsify a Document that ...
Style: sincere, captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: spanish civil war, european history, soldier, friendship, politics, wartime life, life is a bitch, love and romance, barefoot male, topless woman, pubic hair, bare breasts ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937
Place: catalonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.4
 450
Backdoor (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, France, Romania
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Athens 1966. Dimitris, 13, unexpectedly loses his father. Seeing his pampered mother collapse, the boy gets carried away and decides to skip childhood in order to stand by her. When he feels ready, he has to claim his mother back from an ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspense
Plot: stepfather, revenge, coup d'etat, coming of age, teenager, friendship, teenage sexuality, second marriage, dictatorship, prostitute, death of father, first sexual experience ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7.2
 6K
The Realm (2018)
Genre: Drama, 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, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: corruption, politician, treason, corrupt politician, arrest, husband wife relationship, journalist, evidence, police, deception, money, party ...
Time: 2000s
Place: spain, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.0
 3K
Sauvage (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Leo is 22 and sells his body on the street for a bit of cash. The men come and go, and he stays right here... longing for love. He doesn’t know what the future will bring. He hits the road. His heart is pounding.
Style: rough, melancholic, suspenseful, suspense, bleak
Plot: male nudity, male prostitute, gay, violence, anal sex, torture, blood, hustler, erection, gay kiss, money, apple ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Terrorist (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young female terrorist goes on a suicide assassination mission, but her resolve to complete it is put to the test.
Style: bleak, tense, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: assassination, terrorism, soldier, pregnancy, politics, jungle, deadly, coming of age, crimes, head of state, state affairs, battles ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Interview with the Assassin (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Out of work TV cameraman Ron Kobelski is approached by his formerly reclusive neighbor Walter Ohlinger. Ohlinger claims that he was the mysterious "second gunman" that shot and killed President Kennedy. Ohlinger has kept quiet all these ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious
Plot: assassination, conspiracy, kennedy assassination, investigation, dishonesty, political conspiracy, deadly, murder, state affairs, society, conspiracy theory, kennedy family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1963
Place: dallas texas, texas, usa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 2K
13 Roses (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 100 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, touching, emotional, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: spanish civil war, woman in danger, social decay, false accusation, injustice, political unrest, dishonesty, betrayal, danger, false arrest, idealism, prison life ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Galíndez File (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, UK, Italy, Portugal, Cuba, France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: On March 12, 1956, Basque Nationalist Jesús de Galíndez Suarez disappears from his apartment in New York, never heard from again. He had been working with the FBI and was about to publish a book critical of Dominican strongman, Trujillo. In 1988, ...
Style: tense, thought provoking, suspenseful, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: uncover truth, amateur detective, missing person, mystery, life is a bitch, crimes, politics, price of justice, political corruption, political conspiracy, dishonesty, state affairs ...
Time: year 1988
Place: new york, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
We Are Never Alone (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Czech Republic
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Somewhere in the middle of nowhere in the Czech provinces, a handful of people come together: a paranoid prison guard, his hypochondriac neighbour and the latter’s silent, despairing wife, a lovesick nightclub manager and a stripper who is a ...
Style: disturbing, complex, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: paranoid, teenager, family relations, prison, female protagonist, boy, money, dysfunctional family, pimp, gypsy, hypochondriac, jail ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 3K
Your Son (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story has a father as protagonist will always do what he believes best for his family: the life of Dr. Jaime Jiménez collapses when his 17 year old son is left in a vegetative state due to a beating he receives at the exit of a nightclub . ...
Style: psychological, captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: revenge, vigilante, father son relationship, medicine, doctor, blackmail, running, vigilantism, justice, family relations, society, mallet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 632
Icebox (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Forced to flee his home in Honduras, Óscar seeks asylum in the United States, only to find himself trapped in the immigration system.
Style: suspense, rough, ambiguous ending, suspenseful, touching
Plot: survival, boy, fear, escape, court, gang, tattoo, arrest, breakup, violence, illegal immigrant, undocumented immigrant ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Blind Sunflowers (2008)
Genre: Drama
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: touching, serious, disturbing, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: repression, secret, confession, family relations, survival, life is a bitch, republican, clergy, obsession, soldier, society, love and romance ...
Place: spain, galicia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Manuscripts Don't Burn (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Khosrow and Morteza set out on a mission to kill someone. The assassination ought to be arranged as a suicide. At the last minute however, they are obliged to change their initial plans…
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, tense ...
Plot: assassination, politics, kidnapping, moral dilemma, crimes, political corruption, political conspiracy, murder, repression, conspiracy, deadly, mission gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.2
 979
Home (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The struggle between two generations and its thin line between trust, friendship and betrayal.
Style: suspense, bleak, tense, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Ames' seem to have built the perfect life until their six year old daughter is kidnapped; over the course of seven days they begin to uncover secrets about their past that could rip their marriage and lives apart.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, captivating, tense ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.5
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Laguna (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Canada, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Raised by an uncle in New York after his parents died in an attack orchestrated by the mafia, Thomas, now an adult, is sent to live in Italy. There, while his tortured past and the death of his parents come back to haunt him, he feels increasingly ...
Style: suspense, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 3.7
 109
Syndrome (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A man is diagnosed terminally ill and having only a limited time to live he decides to inflict pain and suffering on an ex-girlfriend in an attempt to teach her the value of life.
Style: suspense, psychological, rough, suspenseful
Plot: brother sister incest, captive, bondage, obsession, kidnapped woman, insanity, incest, black panties, torture, male masturbation, explicit sex, spanking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Town Is Quiet (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A dark tale of working-class life in Marseilles, a city in crisis. Interesting characters include a hard-bitten but compassionate fish market worker with a drug addicted daughter and a moody bartender with a shocking secret life.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: drug abuse, crimes, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, working class, unemployment, assassination, immigrants, love and romance, addiction ...
Time: 90s
Place: marseille, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.1
 573
Bodybuilder (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Twenty year old Antoine has made enemies of a gang of young thugs, to whom he owes money. Fed up with his scams and petty crimes, his mother and older brother decide to send Antoine to his father's place in Saint-Etienne. The two men ...
Style: captivating, realistic, psychological, tense
Plot: bodybuilding, father son relationship, sport competition, theft, weightlifting, hiding place, training, estranged father, stealing money, gym, rivalry, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 2010s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The City and the Dogs (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Peru
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Four angry cadets have formed an inner circle in an attempt to beat the system and ward off the boredom and stifling confinement of the military academy, set off a chain of events that starts with a theft and leads to murder.
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, military, murder, snitch, isolation, army, power relations, kids in trouble, vengeance, youth, boarding school, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: peru, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Game of Silence (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A successful Atlanta attorney's long-lost childhood friends unexpectedly reappear after 25 years. When a dark secret they thought they'd buried resurfaces, the brotherhood bands together to right the wrongs of their shared past - a journey ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious
Plot: male friendship, lawyer, friendship between men, revenge, secret, conspiracy, organized crime, murder, childhood friend, abuse, childhood friends
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
 507
Far (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Serge is a long distance lorry driver between Morocco andEurope. In Tangier, he tries to reconcile with his former girlfriend, Sarah. She has refused to have anything to do with him since her mother’s death and intends to join her brother in ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, love and romance, immigrants, parents and children, romance, working class, introspection, tragic love, human nature, friends, cons and scams, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
No One Would Tell (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Laura Collins (Shannen Doherty), single mom to daughter Sarah (Matreya Scarrwener), has had a history of rocky relationships, so when Sarah begins dating the popular and charismatic Rob Tennison (Callan Potter), Laura is thrilled with what she sees. ...
Style: rough, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: abusive boyfriend, emotional abuse, mystery, high school, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mother daughter relationship, trial, best friend, domestic violence, vengeance, crimes, family relations ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Christmas Crash (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A husband, wife and their two daughters take a Christmas break at a lodge in the woods. There's evident tension between the couple. He's pulled by attention to his corporation and negotiations about a merger. Even on their vacation ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, tense
Audience: family outing
Plot: husband wife relationship, lost in the woods, christmas, sister sister relationship, plane crash, transformation, self discovery, struggle for survival, coping, character change, family relations, strained relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Carpenter's Pencil (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A story of love and obsession during the Spanish Civil War
Style: emotional, captivating, sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: prison, political unrest, hopes, confined, society, idealism, spanish civil war, doctor, artist, romance, love story, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: spain, galicia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 151
Délivrez-Moi (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After spending a decade in prison, Annie returns to her hometown, and tries to reconnect with her now-adolescent daughter Sophie.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious, suspense
Plot: release from prison, child custody, murder, ex convict, women's prison, mother daughter relationship, island, small town, locker room, nudity (full frontal - brief), short skirt, steel mill ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Devil's Backbone (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Mexico, Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After losing his father, 10-year-old Carlos arrives at the Santa Lucia School, which shelters orphans of the Republican militia and politicians, and is taken in by the steely headmistress, Carmen, and the kindly professor, Casares. Soon after his ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, twist ending ...
Plot: ghost, orphan, child abuse, republican, spanish civil war, danger, gold, boarding school life, bully, boarding school, orphanage, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1940s, 40s
Place: spain, europe, catalonia, portugal, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 193
Blood and Rain (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia, Argentina
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Taxi driver Jose begins his night shift bent on revenge after his brother's murder at the hands pf a violent gang. But when an accident brings him unexpectedly closer to his party-girl fare Angela, the damaged pair must struggle against forces ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, serious, rough ...
Plot: murder, crimes, gang, partners, danger, city life, life is a bitch, chases and races, vengeance, neo noir, revenge, male nudity ...
Place: colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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