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Adam Resurrected (2008)
 6.2
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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, emotional, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: nazi, holocaust, world war two, concentration camp, survival, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, against humanity, mental illness, circus, clown, patient, circus performer, jewish, nazi officer, war, empire, mental institution, dog, magician, female nudity, seduction, doctor, hospital, insanity ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 60s, 1930s, 50s, year 1936, 1920s ...
Place: europe, israel, middle east, germany, berlin germany

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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, jewish, nazi, survival and anti semitism mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Adam Resurrected: The Last Train (2006), Surviving with Wolves (2007), Out of the Ashes (2003), The Pawnbroker (1964), The Grey Zone (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: holocaust, nazism, world war two, nazi, anti semitism, concentration camp, life is a bitch, pow, gestapo, war, confined, jewish ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: germany, europe
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Surviving with Wolves (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1942, the young Jewish girl Misha, her Russian mother Gerusha and her German father Reuven hide from the Germans in a small house in Ardennes, Belgium. Misha is very connected to her mother that advises her that if one day a person comes to her ...
Style: uplifting, touching, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: wolf, survival, orphan, world war two, feral child, little girl, human animal relationship, young heroes, obsessive quest, wilderness, missing person, against humanity ...
Place: belgium, germany, brussels, europe, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, serious, touching, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, survival, wartime life, holocaust survivor, auschwitz, world war two, human spirit, genocide, life is a bitch, starting over, anti semitism ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: heartbreaking, realistic, emotional, bleak, depressing ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, jewish, nazi, holocaust survivor, survival, concentration camp, life philosophy, redemption, against humanity, life is a bitch, haunted by the past ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, new york, germany, poland, harlem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, factual, emotional, depressing ...
Plot: holocaust, nazi, world war two, concentration camp, anti semitism, redemption, jewish, rebellion, survival, moral ambiguity, tragedy, against humanity ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 20th century
Place: poland, europe, germany, israel, budapest
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: uplifting, serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, time travel, world war two, jewish, nazi occupation, anti semitism, war, human spirit, hopes, against humanity, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Auschwitz (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Auschwitz is a hard-hitting war film which shows life as it really was at the death camp.
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Plot: holocaust, nazi, concentration camp, world war two, mass murder, anti semitism, against humanity, strong violent content, society, life is a bitch, postmodernism, genocide ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: poland, europe
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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, serious, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, nazi germany, world war two, jewish, anti semitism, wartime life, human spirit, life is a bitch, couple relations, hopes, society, nazi ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, germany, usa, new york, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: sincere, gloomy, emotional, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, concentration camp, children, refugee, hopes, escapades, life is a bitch, war, confined, against humanity, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, post world war two
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.5
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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: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, sad ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing, teens, chick flick
Plot: world war two, holocaust, jewish, nazi, adoption, war, childhood, nazi germany, human spirit, life is a bitch, against humanity, youth ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1941, year 1939 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: thought provoking, realistic, serious, disturbing, bleak
Plot: holocaust, world war two, jewish, nazi, anti semitism, injustice, society, hopes, against humanity, confined, life is a bitch, war ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.5
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Jakob the Liar (1999)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, France, Germany
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: light, feel good, splatter, factual, touching ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, jewish, nazi, war, jewish ghetto, lie, radio, russian, death, genocide, lone hero ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: poland, germany, europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, War
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Duration: 155 min.
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Style: political, twists and turns, intellectual, dramatic, compassionate ...
Plot: world war two, cruise ship, holocaust, jewish, nazi, ship, anti semitism, catastrophe, ocean liner, sea, murder, world politics ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1939
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Edges of the Lord (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, War
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Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Audience: family outing
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Time: 1940s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.0
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The Round Up (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, War
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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: thought provoking, disturbing, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, nazism, concentration camp, holocaust survivor, nazi germany, german occupation, world war two, jewish, genocide, injustice, against humanity, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, post world war two, year 1942
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Style: captivating, emotional, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: world war two, gypsy, racism, holocaust, moral dilemma, social differences, life is a bitch, family in danger, on the run, rebellion, concentration camp, rebelliousness ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Hidden Children (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
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Duration: 200 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, sentimental, emotional, serious ...
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Time: 1940s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.0
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Fateless (2005)
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, emotional, serious, disturbing, gloomy ...
Audience: pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, world war two, survival, nazi, life is a bitch, youth, confined, estrangement, self discovery, destiny, coming of age ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In a small town in Nazi-occupied Slovakia during World War II, decent but timid carpenter Tono is named "Aryan comptroller" of a button store owned by an old Jewish widow, Rozalie. Since the post comes with a salary and standing in the ...
Style: sincere, atmospheric, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, anti semitism, nazi, german, fascism, politics, jewish, dehumanization, deportation, rescue, against humanity ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Country: Canada, Greece
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, bleak, emotional, rough ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, childhood trauma, breakup, haunted by the past, fugitives, life is a bitch, wartime life, survival, coming of age, war, redemption ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
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Plot: world war two, war crime, haunted by the past, family relations, death in the family, holocaust, family life, parents and children, love and romance, against humanity, society, jewish ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.6
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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, serious, disturbing, tense, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, atrocity, world war two, genocide, legal, debate, war crime, injustice, confined, life is a bitch, anti semitism ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe, poland, germany, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 8.5
 815K
The Pianist (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, War
Country: France, Poland, Germany, UK
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: emotional, bleak, heartbreaking, harsh, suspense ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, survival, nazi, genocide, war, pianist, jewish, nazi occupation, anti semitism, nazism, against humanity ...
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The Counterfeiters (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, War
Country: Austria, Germany
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Style: harsh, tense, brutal, bleak, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, nazi, concentration camp, world war two, counterfeit money, jewish, war, survival, german, forgery, counterfeiter, prison ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, post world war two, year 1945 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
My Best Enemy (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Austria, Luxembourg
Duration: 109 min.
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Style: thought provoking, serious, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: concentration camp, world war two, friends, friendship, military, wartime life, life is a bitch, moral dilemma, soldier, against humanity, holocaust, nazi ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1940s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.1
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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: serious, realistic, bleak, disturbing, tense
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