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Six Minutes to Midnight (2020)
Six Minutes to Midnight (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Summer 1939. Influential families in Nazi Germany have sent their daughters to a finishing school in an English seaside town to learn the language and be ambassadors for a future looking National Socialist. A teacher there sees what is coming and is trying to raise the alarm. But the authorities believe he is the problem.
Style: political, disturbing, thought provoking, serious, suspenseful, microfilm, bilingual
Plot: world war two, suspense, nazism, against humanity, controversy, courage, ideology, escape plan, allies, political unrest, survival, fight, german, secret agents, society, dictatorship, victim, showdown, german politics, war, teenager, wartime life, bus driver, british secret service, seaside town ...
Time: 1930s, year 1939
Place: england, europe, united kingdom, germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and tense films with plots about cigarette smoking, world war two, suspense, war, photograph, german and murder mostly in Drama, War and Thriller genres. Some movies like Six Minutes to Midnight: Glorious 39 (2009), A Call to Spy (2019), Valkyrie (2008), Black Book (2006), The Aryan Couple (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Glorious 39 (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A mysterious tale set around a traditional British family on the eve of World War Two. Oblivious to the looming shadow of World War II, the wealthy Keyes maintain a confident façade in the British countryside until daughter Anne becomes an ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: world war two, spy, life turned upside down, disorder, uncover truth, adoption, secret movement, war, betrayal, confined, conspiracy, government agent ...
Time: year 1939, 1930s, 20th century, pre world war two
Place: england, london, europe
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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: bleak, rough, suspenseful
Plot: world war two, gestapo, british intelligence, spy, espionage, strong female character, female spy, female protagonist, disguise, british soldier, prisoner, secret ...
Time: year 1944, year 1941, year 1942
Place: germany, scotland, europe, france, vichy ...
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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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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, psychological, erotic, realistic, dramatic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: world war two, holocaust, jewish, spy, war, espionage, betrayal, revenge, occupation, nazi, nazism, resistance ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, 50s, year 1944, year 1956 ...
Place: netherlands, holland, germany, israel, poland ...
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The Aryan Couple (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A WWII Drama about a German/Jewish industrialist who, in order to ensure his family's safe passage out of Germany, is forced to hand over his business to the Nazis.
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: concentration camp, world war two, holocaust, genocide, anti semitism, uncover truth, undercover, hidden identity, life is a bitch, survival, moral dilemma, forbidden love ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, year 1944
Place: germany, hungary, switzerland, europe
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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, serious, dark, entertaining, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, gestapo, nazi, resistance fighter, survival, coping, winter, war, chase, one man army, life & death, suspense ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, year 1947, year 1988, year 1945 ...
Place: norway, germany, scotland, sweden
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Charlotte Gray (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Australia, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: This is a drama set in Nazi-occupied France at the height of World War II. Charlotte Gray tells the compelling story of a young Scottish woman working with the French Resistance in the hope of rescuing her lover, a missing RAF pilot. Based on the ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, romantic, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: world war two, espionage, resistance, war, nazi, spy, wartime life, holocaust, women, jewish, french resistance, secret agents ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, 20th century
Place: france, london, germany, england, paris france ...
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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, touching, dramatic, scary ...
Plot: spy, cold war, russian spy, reconnaissance, cuban missile crisis, counter intelligence, suspense, politics, undercover, interrogation, secret agents, agent ...
Time: year 1964, year 1962, year 1960, 60s, 50s ...
Place: germany, langley virginia, moscow russia, ussr, london ...
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Come and See (1985)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The invasion of a village in Byelorussia by German forces sends young Florya into the forest to join the weary Resistance fighters, against his family's wishes. There he meets a girl, Glasha, who accompanies him back to his village. On ...
Style: bleak, thought provoking, rough, disturbing, harsh ...
Plot: world war two, genocide, against humanity, war crime, brutality, atrocity, occupation, anti war, war, military, children in wartime, holocaust ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, 20th century
Place: germany, ussr, poland, europe, russia
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The Eagle Has Landed (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: When the Nazi high command learns in late 1943 that Winston Churchill will be spending time at a country estate in Norfolk, it hatches an audacious scheme to kidnap the prime minister and spirit him to Germany for enforced negotiations with Hitler.
Style: exciting, intense, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, espionage, war, nazi germany, military, soldier, spy, suspense, runaway, insubordination, rescue, commando mission ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: germany, poland, england, europe, berlin germany
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Operation Mincemeat (2021)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In 1943, two British intelligence officers concoct Operation Mincemeat, wherein their plan to drop a corpse with false papers off the coast of Spain would fool Nazi spies into believing the Allied forces were planning to attack by way of Greece ...
Style: tense, captivating, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: world war two, spy, military, war, army, operation, secret mission, life is a bitch, wartime, military life, mission, wartime life ...
Time: year 1943, 1940s
Place: spain, sicily, greece, berlin germany, london
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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008)
Genre: Drama, 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: sad, emotional, touching, heartbreaking, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: world war two, holocaust, concentration camp, war, jewish, childhood, friendship, nazi, children, military, gas chamber, german ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: germany, poland, europe, berlin germany, switzerland
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The Ninth Day (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, Luxembourg, Czech Republic
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A drama loosely based on Jean Bernard's Nazi-era prison diary.
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, uplifting, psychological ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, traitor, concentration camp, clergy, nazi, soldier, heroes, nazi occupation, introspection, hopes, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, post world war two
Place: germany, switzerland, berlin germany, france, belgium ...
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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: ambiguous ending, tense, art house, inspirational, thought provoking ...
Plot: war criminal, nazi hunter, mossad, world war two, nazi, holocaust, chase, manhunt, spy, military, mission, life risking ...
Time: 60s, 1940s, year 1945, year 1954, year 1939 ...
Place: israel, argentina, buenos aires argentina, germany, austria ...
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Bon voyage (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Isabelle Adjani and Gerard Depardieu star in director Jean-Paul Rappenau's amusing farce set on the eve of World War II, which follows the intersecting lives of four Parisians as they cope with the impending invasion of their city by German ...
Style: humorous, satirical, light, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: world war two, spy, war, politics, wartime life, german, manipulation, lie, top secret, writers, chase, jewish ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, england, london, germany ...
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David (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Although members of the Hitler Youth chant anti-Semitic paroles in front of his house during the Purim festival, Rabbi Singer is still profoundly convinced that Germany will stay a safe country for him, his family, and his fellow believers. But ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, boy, nazi, rabbi, family relations, survival, anti semitism, confined, against humanity, escapades, war ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, black sea, vienna, usa ...
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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: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, intense, harsh ...
Plot: investigation, nazi, spy, world war two, espionage, jewish, war criminal, conspiracy, war crime, holocaust, israeli, neo nazi ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, year 1963, post world war two ...
Place: germany, hamburg germany, israel, vienna, west germany ...
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The Song of Names (2019)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, War
Country: Canada, Hungary
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A man searching for his childhood best friend — a Polish violin prodigy orphaned in the Holocaust — who vanished decades before on the night of his first public performance.
Style: touching, suspenseful, rough, captivating, entertaining
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, violinist, musician, bbc, family relations, polish, investigation, war, mysterious disappearance, private investigation, wartime, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 50s, year 1953, year 1943 ...
Place: poland, israel, warsaw poland, new york, england ...
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Tea with Mussolini (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Semi-autobiographical film directed by Franco Zeffirelli, telling the story of young Italian boy Luca's upbringing by a circle of English and American women, before and during World War II.
Style: light, sentimental, touching, realistic, poignant ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: world war two, women, stepmother stepson relationship, nazi, friendship, coming of age, lesbian, youth, british, jewish, eccentricity, art ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, year 1935, 20th century
Place: italy, germany, england, europe, florence ...
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Dunkirk (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Netherlands, France, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.
Style: epic, atmospheric, dramatic, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, adult
Plot: world war two, military, survival, war, soldier, evacuation, military officer, beach, wartime, air attack, rescue mission, army ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, middle ages, 20th century
Place: france, england, english channel, dunkirk, los angeles ...
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The Wave (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A school teacher discusses types of government with his class. His students find it too boring to repeatedly go over national socialism and believe that dictatorship cannot be established in modern Germany. He starts an experiment to show how easily ...
Style: psychological, philosophical, emotional, political, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: fascism, experiment, suicide, nazism, teacher, bullying, teachers and students, dictatorship, high school, education, against humanity, politics ...
Place: germany, california, europe
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The Birdcatcher (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Norway, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Norway, 1942, during World War II. After being separated from her family, Esther, a young Jewish girl from Trondheim, arrives at an isolated farm where she must assume a new identity in order to survive the Nazi persecution.
Style: tense, heartbreaking, thought provoking, factual, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, holocaust, gender disguise, holocaust survivor, pretending to be someone else, suspense, impersonating, fascism, cross dressing, false identity, war violence ...
Time: year 1942, 1940s, 20th century
Place: norway, scandinavia
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The Ipcress File (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This espionage thriller represents a landmark in spy movies introducing the sly, dry intelligence agent Harry Palmer. The story, centers on Palmer's investigation into British Intelligence security. He's soon enmeshed in a world of ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, exciting, tense, enigmatic ...
Plot: espionage, cold war, spy, conspiracy, double agent, brainwashing, politics, undercover, investigation, british, political intrigue, suspense ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: london, albania, england, berlin germany, europe ...
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Journey's End (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in a dugout in Aisne in 1918, a group of British officers, led by the mentally disintegrating young officer Stanhope, variously await their fate.
Style: psychological, captivating, suspenseful, thought provoking
Audience: date night
Plot: world war one, trench warfare, british army, war, mentally unstable, army, officer, world war two, nightmare, fear, battles, german ...
Time: year 1918, 1910s, future
Place: france
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Stones for the Rampart (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: To be defeated and not be - a victory. This is the motto that life is guided by three young friends: Alek, Sophy and Rudy. Scouts, high school graduates high school in Warsaw drifting ambitious plans for the future broken through September 1939. ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating, disturbing
Plot: world war two, war, wartime life, life is a bitch, against the odds, daring rescue, prospector, wartime, suspense, resistance, resistance fighter, nazi occupation ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: poland, europe
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Born of War (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Jordan, Cyprus
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Mina, a young college student, has her life ripped away after her family is killed. When she finds out their murder was part of a botched kidnapping to return her to her real father—a terrorist in the middle east.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: revenge, false accusation, kidnapping, murder, life turned upside down, uncover truth, vengeance, love affair, parents and children, leadership, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: middle east, cyprus, london, canada, england
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Bridge of Spies (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, India, USA
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: political, realistic, dramatic, tricky, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lawyer, cold war, espionage, spy, suspense, cia, court, berlin wall, negotiation, politics, justice, mission ...
Time: 50s, 60s, year 1960, year 1957, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, east germany, west germany, new york, ussr ...
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The Post (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, UK, India
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government. Inspired by true events.
Style: political, tense, inspirational, thought provoking, factual ...
Plot: journalism, expose, newspaper office, newspaper, cover up, truth, lie, wartime, journalist, freedom of the press, u.s. government, new york times ...
Time: 70s, year 1965, year 1971, year 1966, year 1949 ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, vietnam
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Shining Through (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Spirited New Yorker Linda Voss goes to work for international lawyer and secret Office of Strategic Services operative Ed Leland just before World War II. As they fall in love, the United States enters the fight against Hitler, and Linda volunteers ...
Style: suspenseful, sentimental, melancholic, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: world war two, nazi germany, espionage, double agent, wartime, spy, wartime life, behind enemy lines, suspense, secret agents, working undercover, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, new york, europe, usa
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Operation Crossbow (1965)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Allied agents infiltrate the Nazi rocket complex at Peenemunde in order to obtain their secrets and sabotage the plant.The film alternates between German developments of the V-1 missile and V-2 rocket (with a German cast speaking their own language) ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, spy, undercover, espionage, british, nazi, luftwaffe, aviation, nazi germany, alien, secret mission, man on a mission ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, england, london, europe, netherlands ...
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