Movies like Adam Resurrected

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Adam Resurrected (2008)
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Adam Resurrected (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Israel, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Before the war, in Berlin, Adam was an entertainer- cabaret impresario, magician, musician-loved by all until he finds himself in a concentration camp, confronted by Commandant Klein. Adam survives the camp by becoming the Klein's "dog", entertaining him while his wife and daughter are sent off to die. "Adam Resurrected" is the story of a man who once was a dog who meets a dog who once was a boy.
Style: touching, bleak, serious, realistic, contemplative, gloomy, emotional
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, survival, world war two, nazi, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, against humanity, mental illness, circus, mental institution, clown, patient, circus performer, nazis, nazi officer, breast fondling, dog, jewish, magician, hospital, seduction, german shepherd, doctor, insanity ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 40s, 50s ...
Place: israel, europe, middle east, germany, berlin germany

Most similar movies to Adam Resurrected

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, bleak and emotional films with plots about holocaust, world war two, against humanity, survival, jewish, nazi and anti semitism mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Adam Resurrected: Fugitive Pieces (2007), The Last Train (2006), The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008), Out of the Ashes (2003), The Pawnbroker (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Fugitive Pieces (2007)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Greece, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A child escapes from Poland during World War II and first heads to Greece before coming of age in Canada.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, emotional, exciting ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, breakup, haunted by the past, childhood trauma, life is a bitch, fugitives, wartime life, survival, coming of age, war, loss of parent ...
Place: canada, europe, greece, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Last Train (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A group of people are imprisoned in a rail car bound from Berlin to a concentration camp in 1945.
Style: disturbing, bleak, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, nazism, danger, life is a bitch, pow, war, confined, world war two, concentration camp, brutality, train ride ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (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: emotional, touching, heartbreaking, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: kids
Plot: holocaust, jewish, world war two, concentration camp, friendship, against humanity, childhood, nazi, nazi germany, nazism, wartime life, young heroes ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, poland, europe, berlin germany, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Out of the Ashes (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The real-life story of Gisella Perl, a Jewish Hungarian doctor imprisoned in the notorious Auschwitz death camp of World War II.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, uplifting, emotional ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, human spirit, survival, wartime life, danger, anti semitism, moral dilemma, starting over, confined, life is a bitch, against humanity ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: hungary, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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The Pawnbroker (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A Jewish pawnbroker, a victim of Nazi persecution, loses all faith in his fellow man until he realizes too late the tragedy of his actions.
Style: emotional, realistic, bleak, psychological, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, concentration camp, survival, haunted by the past, human nature, self discovery, life is a bitch, against humanity, nazi, holocaust survivor, loan shark ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, harlem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
The Devil's Arithmetic (1999)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hannah Stern, an American-born Jewish adolescent, is uninterested in the culture, faith and customs of her relatives; however, Hannah begins to revaluate her heritage when she has a supernatural experience that transports her back to a Nazi death ...
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, time travel, jewish, world war two, anti semitism, teenager, war, human spirit, hopes, heroes, against humanity ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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The Truce (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Although liberated from Auschwitz on January 27, 1945, Levi did not reach Turin until October 19 of that year. After spending some time in a Soviet camp for former concentration camp inmates, he embarked on an arduous journey home in the company of ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, serious, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: concentration camp, world war two, holocaust, hopes, refugee, anti semitism, danger, escapades, life is a bitch, confined, human spirit, war ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: russia, italy, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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The Grey Zone (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Nazi doctor, along with the Sonderkomando Jews – who are forced to work in the crematoria of Auschwitz against their fellow-Jews – find themselves in a moral grey zone.
Style: bleak, disturbing, serious, factual, depressing ...
Plot: holocaust, rebellion, survival, world war two, concentration camp, nazi, anti semitism, redemption, smuggling, human spirit, against humanity, war ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: europe, poland, germany, budapest, budapest hungary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Rosenstrasse (2003)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 136 min.
Story: When Ruth's husband dies in New York, in 2000, she imposes strict Jewish mourning, which puzzles her children. A stranger comes to the house - Ruth's cousin - with a picture of Ruth, age 8, in Berlin, with a woman the cousin says helped ...
Style: uplifting, emotional, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, nazi germany, anti semitism, wartime life, human spirit, life is a bitch, couple relations, hopes, society, strong female character, world war two, courage ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: berlin germany, usa, germany, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.6
 125K
The Book Thief (2013)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 131 min.
Story: While subjected to the horrors of WWII Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refuge is being sheltered by her adoptive parents.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: holocaust, jewish, world war two, nazi germany, human spirit, nazi, against humanity, adoption, childhood, life is a bitch, youth, family secret ...
Time: 40s, 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Hidden Children (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: This is a true story about forty Jewish children on their way to Palestine, who were blocked by the German and Italian occupation of Yugoslavia in 1941. Before finding a haven at Villa Emma in Nonantola in northern Italy, where they arrived on June ...
Style: uplifting, touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, human spirit, survival, orphan, rescue, wartime life, society, hopes, fugitives, against humanity, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: italy, slovenia, europe, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.1
 8K
The Round Up (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, Germany, Hungary
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 1942. Joseph is eleven. And this June morning, he must go to school, a yellow star sown on his chest. He receives the support of a goods dealer. The mockery of a baker. Between kindness and contempt, Jo, his Jewish friends, their families, learn of ...
Style: disturbing, emotional, thought provoking, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, nazism, concentration camp, injustice, against humanity, genocide, survival, anti semitism, danger, occupation, wartime life, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1942
Place: france, paris france, europe, vichy, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Triumph of the Spirit (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport, War
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Fact based story about a former Greek Olympic boxer who was taken as a prisoner during World war II and placed in the Auschwitz prison camp. There he was permitted to survive as long as he fought for the amusement of his captors. His father and ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, bleak
Plot: world war two, concentration camp, holocaust, survival, boxer, boxing, confined, sport, heroes, against humanity, human spirit, misfit ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: poland, europe, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.3
 1K
Freedom (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A Gypsy family travels the French roads during the Second World War, followed by Little Claude, a young boy seeking a new family after his parents "left and never returned". Upon reaching a town where they traditionally stop for a few ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: racism, world war two, holocaust, moral dilemma, social differences, life is a bitch, concentration camp, rebellion, family in danger, on the run, rebelliousness, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Voyage of the Damned (1976)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A luxury liner carries Jewish refugees from Hitler's Germany in a desperate fight for survival.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, anti semitism, ship, cruise ship, catastrophe, wartime life, escapades, fugitives, survival, anti hero, danger ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: germany, cuba, europe, latin america, havana cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank (1988)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During the Nazi occupation of Amsterdam, Otto Frank decides to hide his family, who are Jewish, after his daughter Margot is called to appear for transport to a Nazi labour camp. Miep Gies, Otto Frank's office assistant hides them in the attic ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, serious, bleak, thought provoking
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, world war two, heroes, anti heroes, war, human spirit, attic, racism, family life, strong female presence, indoor ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1940s, 1930s
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
One Day You'll Understand (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man endeavors to collect memories of his grandparents who died in a concentration camp during the Holocaust.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: haunted by the past, parents and children, love and romance, against humanity, holocaust, family life, death in the family, family relations, society, war crime, old photograph, world war two ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: paris france, germany, france, middle east, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.8
 3K
A Secret (2007)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In 1953, a sensitive French boy finds out from a neighbor that his family's Jewish. François Grimbert becomes a physician, and gradually peels the layers of his buried family history which resulted in his difficult upbringing, raised as ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, wartime life, occupation, crimes, missing person, against humanity, family disapproval, haunted by the past, wedding preparations and rituals, toys, ex athlete ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 50s
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Hungary, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 1944 Poland, a Jewish shop keeper named Jakob is summoned to ghetto headquarters after being caught out after curfew. While waiting for the German Kommondant, Jakob overhears a German radio broadcast about Russian troop movements. Returned to the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, gloomy, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, hopes, starvation, survival, ghetto, war, anti heroes, against humanity, heroes, human spirit, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: poland, europe, germany, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
In the Presence of Mine Enemies (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the Warsau Ghetto of 1943, one man's struggle to keep his family together leads him to the ultimate crisis of faith, and one final chance at redemption. Written by legendary 'Twilight Zone' creator, Rod Sterling.
Style: emotional, bleak, contemplative, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: ghetto, rabbi, world war two, holocaust, society, misfit, danger, anti semitism, sexual abuse, survival, injustice, family life ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: europe, poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Edges of the Lord (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A 12-year-old Jewish boy hides with a family of Catholic peasant farmers to escape the Nazis.
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, village, human spirit, hidden identity, survival, society, lifesaver, wartime life, fish out of water, anti semitism, life is a bitch, against humanity ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the Jewish tradition of arguing with God, Jewish prisoners in Auschwitz decide to put God on Trial.
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, atrocity, world war two, legal, debate, confined, life is a bitch, human spirit, human nature, genocide, war crime ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: europe, poland, israel, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Island on Bird Street (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark, UK, Germany, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Alex is an 11-year old boy who, during WWII, hides in the Jewish ghetto from Nazis after all the relatives have been sent to the concentration camp. The movie portrays the ghetto through his eyes.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, bleak
Plot: world war two, ghetto, orphan, starvation, holocaust, against humanity, confined, war, child in peril, survival, young heroes, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Hungary, Germany, UK, Israel, France, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: An Hungarian youth comes of age at Buchenwald during World War II. György Köves is 14, the son of a merchant who's sent to a forced labor camp. After his father's departure, György gets a job at a brickyard; his bus is stopped and its ...
Style: sincere, serious, disturbing, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, world war two, survival, life is a bitch, confined, estrangement, destiny, youth, self discovery, danger, bus ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, europe, poland, budapest hungary, slovakia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.0
 52
Tsili (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France, Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tsili is a young girl caught in the middle of World War II. After her family is taken to a concentration camp, Tsili hides in the forest, free from hatred and men, until the arrival of Marek, a stranger who speaks to her in Yiddish.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, disturbing, tense
Plot: holocaust, world war two, survival, against humanity, danger, youth, holocaust survivor, in the woods, hiding, jewish, coming of age, rain ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Austria, Luxembourg
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Poland 1943: An unlikely pair - a concentration camp prisoner and a captain in Hitler's notorious SS - free themselves from the wreckage of a crashed SS airplane. The two appear to be strangely familiar with each other and the extent of their ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, tense, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: friendship, military, friends, wartime life, concentration camp, soldier, moral dilemma, life is a bitch, against humanity, holocaust, switching roles, confined ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, poland, europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 8.5
 704K
The Pianist (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, War
Country: UK, France, Poland, Germany
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The true story of pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman's experiences in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. When the Jews of the city find themselves forced into a ghetto, Szpilman finds work playing in a café; and when his family is deported in 1942, he ...
Style: bleak, emotional, suspense, contemplative, heartbreaking ...
Plot: survival, holocaust, nazi, pianist, world war two, ghetto, against humanity, nazi occupation, anti semitism, genocide, jewish, nazism ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s ...
Place: poland, germany, europe, warsaw poland, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Sophie's Choice (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Stingo, a young writer, moves to Brooklyn in 1947 to begin work on his first novel. As he becomes friendly with Sophie and her lover Nathan, he learns that she is a Holocaust survivor. Flashbacks reveal her harrowing story, from pre-war prosperity ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, depressing, bleak ...
Plot: holocaust, against humanity, nazis, concentration camp, world war two, mental illness, post war, haunted by the past, love and romance, wartime life, tragedy, male female relationship ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: new york, poland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.8
 617
Kedma (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, Israel, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In May 1948, shortly before the creation of the State of Israel, hundreds of immigrants from across Europe arrive in Palestine--only to risk arrest by British troops.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: immigrants, tragic love, survival, culture clash, escapades, hopes, against humanity, wartime life, starting over, society, state affairs, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. Chief Justice Haywood hears evidence and testimony not only from lead defendant Ernst Janning and his ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, emotional, sincere, talky ...
Plot: courtroom drama, judge, war crime, jews, world war two, holocaust, jewish, redemption, german, cold war, legal, against humanity ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 40s, 20th century, year 1945 ...
Place: germany, europe, poland, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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