Movies like Little Alexander

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Little Alexander (1981)
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Little Alexander (1981)
Original name: Александр маленький
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union, East Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: May of 1945. Soviet soldiers conducting an operation to rescue the children in a small town in the territory of Germany.
Plot: death, hunger, concentration camp, post war, poverty
Time: 1940s
Place: germany

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Most similar movies to Little Alexander

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out bleak, realistic, serious and captivating films with plots about world war two, nazi, soldier, concentration camp, danger, war and jewish mostly in Drama, War and Comedy genres. Some movies like Little Alexander: The Liberation of Prague (1977), A Bullet for Rommel (1969), The Soldier and the Elephant (1978), Lesson of a Dead Language (1979), Black Birds (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Liberation of Prague (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia, East Germany
Duration: 140 min.
Story: On 20th of April 1945 the Soviet army launches its attack on Berlin. The end has come for Nazi Germany and Hitler decides to commit suicide. In Prague K.H. Frank (Nazi Secretary of State and Chief of police in the Protectorate of Bohemia a Moravia) ...
Style: propaganda film
Plot: world war two, rebellion, red army, concentration camp, communist, fascism, russian soldier
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: prague, czechoslovakia, prague czechoslovakia
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95%
A Bullet for Rommel (1969)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: During World War II, a tough officer organizes a commando raid into Germany.
Plot: commando, commando raid, blood, shot to death, mission, airplane, commando mission, general, military, woman, pilot, explosion ...
Time: 20th century, year 1944, 1940s
Place: germany
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The Soldier and the Elephant (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Soldier Armenak is given an extraordinary task: to transport an elephant from Germany to the Yerevan Zoo.
Plot: world war two, zoo, elephant, armenian, soldier
Time: 1940s
Place: yerevan, armenia, germany
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74%
Lesson of a Dead Language (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An officer stationed in a remote Galician outpost at the end of the First World War is dying of consumption. Suffering from feverish dreams and hallucinations, he begins to collect religious art and attends seances.
Plot: pursuit, nazi, tuberculosis, prisoner, dying, murder, lieutenant, jewish, australian, world war one, metaphor, polish ...
Time: 1910s, 1940s
Place: poland
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73%
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Black Birds (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: WW2 story about group of prisoners who are trying to escape the death camp, run by local pro-Nazi militia.
Plot: world war two, nazi concentration camp, nazi, prison, concentration camp, nazis
Time: 1940s
Place: croatia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Hitler's S.S.: Portrait in Evil (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The two-part TV movie Hitler's SS: Portrait in Evil crystallizes that evil by concentrating on two Berlin brothers. In 1931, Helmut Hoffman (Bill Nighy) a brilliant student and self-styled opportunist, joins Hitler's SS. At the same time, ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: world war two, battles, cabaret, moral dilemma, uncover truth, political unrest, wartime life, siblings relations, family relations, politics, coming of age, distopia ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 40s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Into the Darkness (2020)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Karlskov is a self made, successful owner of a large electronics factory, has a wife and five children. They live the good, privileged upper-class life on Strandvejen north of Copenhagen when the Nazis occupy Denmark in April 1940. Karl struggles to ...
Style: realistic, suspense, bleak, rough
Plot: world war two, factory, family relations, conflict, industry, businessman, german occupation, family, money, family conflict
Time: 1940s
Place: denmark, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Fall of the Eagles (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: death of loved one, german soldier, explosion, soldier, deathbed, train, father daughter relationship, wounded soldier, bomb, jewish, male protagonist, singer ...
Time: 1940s
Place: germany
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Klim Voroshilov-2 Tank (1990)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Tank Klim Voroshilov 2
Style: disturbing, sincere, touching, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: great patriotic war, tank, world war two, death, danger, battlefield, wartime, military life, soldier, wartime life, eastern front, nazi ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Mother of Men (1975)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
Style: sincere, bleak, suspenseful, touching, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, children, mother, hunger, village, young woman, heroine, survival, kindness, life is a bitch, danger, parents and children ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1942, year 1943
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
To the Ends of the Earth (2018)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Indochina, 1945. Robert, a young French soldier, witnesses the Japanese executing his family. Hungry for revenge, he enlists in the fight alongside the French soldiers, but his encounter with an Indochinese prostitute will turn his beliefs and his ...
Style: disturbing, brutal, rough, suspense
Plot: prostitute, blood, death, danger, wartime life, war, sole survivor, survival, co worker co worker relationship, commando, writers, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 1940s, year 1946, year 1945
Place: vietnam, indochina
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56%
Men and Beasts (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: East Germany, Soviet Union
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The story of a man who fought in WW2, was captured by the Nazis and put into different concentration camps, witnessed much cruelty, after his liberation fate took him to Argentina, to work for a German landowner and his Russian wife, then he goes to ...
Plot: capitalism, corruption, concentration camp, nazism, mother daughter relationship, road trip, car accident, red army, on the road, drugs, daughter, mother ...
Time: 1940s
Place: soviet union, argentina, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Boys from St. Petri (1991)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A group of school-mates form a resistance group in nazi-occupied Denmark.
Plot: sabotage, teenager, high school, resistance, world war two
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Ascent (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two Soviet partisans leave their starving band to get supplies from a nearby farm. The Germans have reached the farm first, so the pair must go on a journey deep into occupied territory, a voyage that will also take them deep into their souls.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: world war two, cold weather, village, betrayal, partisan, captivity, wartime life, graphic violence, death sentence, atrocity, confined, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: soviet union, russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Garden of Redemption (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A priest struggles with his religious beliefs as he sees his countrymen murdered in Nazi occupied Italy and as he becomes attracted to a woman operating in the resistance.
Plot: nazi occupation, partisan, fascism, resistance movement, priest, resistance
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Secret of Blood Island (1965)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Based on the true story of a British secret agent, shot down over Malaya near to a Allied POW forced labour camp. There she is hidden, disguised as a youthful prisoner, until her escape can be effected. The costs of keeping her identity secret fall ...
Plot: concentration camp, secret, prison, agent, torture, world war two, jungle, pow, prisoners of war
Time: 1940s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Summer of '44 - The Lost Generation (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Summer 1944, Schwäbisch Hall. Contrary to the war propaganda and the decreed heroism, the 16-year-old boys dream of Swing music, sex and freedom - and of Lore, the air force helper from the air base, who attracts all eyes in her red swimsuit. At ...
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: friendship, nazi germany, teenager, public humiliation, father son relationship, coming of age, boy, danger, youth, german soldier, friends, love and romance ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: germany
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Everlasting Glory (1976)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A Chinese national policy film
Plot: world war two, japanese army, sino japanese war, tank, japanese soldier, flag, chinese army
Time: 1930s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The roundup (1965)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Greece
Duration: 74 min.
Story: One of filmmaker and expatriate writer Adonis Kyrou's best-known quotes translates roughly as "I urge you: Learn to look at 'bad' films, they are so often sublime." The same could be said of Kyrou's own directorial work ...
Plot: occupation, dilemma, nazi, german occupation, execution, black market, traitor, roadblock
Time: 1940s
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Carriage to Vienna (1966)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A WW2 story of a young Austrian soldier running from the Russian army and a woman whom he forces to come along in order to save his wounded mate.
Style: dark
Plot: shooting, burial, forest, knife, tree, widow, woman, wound, cart, undressing, wounded, weapons ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The 25th Hour (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A Romanian peasant fights to get back to his family after he's imprisoned by the Nazis.The picture is based on real events. It includes Hungary's government in collaboration with the Nazis, the encroachment of Romania by Stalin's ...
Plot: world war two, jew persecution, recruit, volunteer, nazi, arrest, nazi concentration camp, peasant, gendarme, mix up, deportation, jewish ...
Time: 1940s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Burmese Harp (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Story: In the War's closing days, when a conscience-driven Japanese soldier fails to get his countrymen to surrender to overwhelming force, he adopts the lifestyle of a Buddhist monk.
Plot: buddhism, british army, soldier, japanese army, world war two
Time: 1940s
Place: japan, burma
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Sirius (1975)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 50 min.
Story: In SIRIUS, a young boy whose most cherished companion is his loyal German shepherd devises his own form of resistance when the Nazis arrest his father, then order the confiscation of local canines, including his pet, to be retrained as attack dogs ...
Plot: killer dog, animal death, village, dog, sabotage, train explosion, german occupation, world war two
Time: 1940s
Place: czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Die letzte Schlacht (2005)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: April 1945: In the demolished and bombed-out streets of Berlin the civilian population tries to survive the last days of Nazi rule and to hide from marauding Red Army forces.
Plot: demolished city, red army, german soldier, nazi germany, world war two, combat casualty, russian soldier, german history
Time: 1940s
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, realistic, serious, bleak, captivating
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, nazism, danger, pow, life is a bitch, war, confined, world war two, concentration camp, brutality, train ride ...
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Place: europe, germany
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Lore (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Australia, Germany, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After her Nazi parents are imprisoned, Lore leads her younger siblings across a war-torn Germany in 1945. Amidst the chaos, she encounters mysterious Jewish refugee Thomas, who shatters her fragile reality with hatred and desire. To live, she must ...
Style: tense, disturbing, sincere, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: nazism, survival, post war, child as adult, family relations, escapades, youth, danger, against humanity, society, siblings relations, human nature ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: germany, hamburg germany, russia, poland, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Day in October (1991)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 100 min.
Story: During the month of October 1943, the Danish resistance movement and just plain ordinary citizens joined together in staging a mass exodus by fishing boats to neutral Sweden of their Jewish countrymen, practically on the eve of the Nazi's ...
Style: touching, gloomy, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: rescue, evacuation, world war two, love affair, wartime life, fall in love, heroes, danger, war, life is a bitch, against humanity, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: denmark, sweden, europe, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Diplomacy (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The night of August 24, 1944. The fate of Paris is in the hands of General von Choltitz, governor of Grand Paris, who is preparing, on Hitler’s orders, to blow up the French capital. The descendent of a long line of Prussian military men, the ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, talky
Plot: world war two, soldier, wartime life, disobey, danger, race against time, diplomacy, french resistance, sabotage, destruction of city, demolished city, german occupation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: paris france, france, europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Summer Solstice (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Coming of Age Drama in rural Poland in the summer of 1943.
Plot: gendarmerie, struggle for survival, barefoot male, pubic hair, male nudity, period piece, skinny dipping, shot in the head, burned alive, soldier, lake, nazis ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 ...
Style: touching, bleak, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, nazi, survival, world war two, against humanity, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, mental illness, circus, mental institution, clown ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1930s, 1940s, 40s ...
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43%