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Arch of Triumph (1984)
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Arch of Triumph (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Arch of Triumph is a 1985 British made-for-television film based on the novel Arch of Triumph by Erich Maria Remarque, which was previously adapted in 1948 for a film of the same name with Ingrid Bergman and Charles Boyer. Dr. Ravic (Anthony Hopkins) is an Austrian doctor who helps Jews escape from the Nazis. In 1939, he meets Joan Madou (Lesley-Anne Down), a woman he saves from suicide, and their relationship flourishes until he is arrested as a refugee without documentation and realizes he has some unfinished business with the Nazis. After a prolonged separation, without explanation, the two are finally reunited and struggle to put their relationship back on the right course as mayhem breaks out all around them.
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: world war two, intrigue, doctor, war, romance, love and romance, life is a bitch, love affair, vengeance, on the run, unfulfilled love, wartime life, haunted by the past, against humanity, unfulfillment, couple relations, concentration camp, revenge, nazi, escape, jewish, torture, undercover agent, singer, surgeon ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: paris france, france, europe, germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and sincere films with plots about love and romance, wartime life, romance, world war two, couples, life is a bitch and love affair mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like Arch of Triumph: November Moon (1985), The Last Train (1973), A Soldier's Tale (1989), The Night Watch (2011), Lili Marleen (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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November Moon (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: "November Moon" is a timeless and compelling love story set against the backdrop of Nazi-occupied France. On the brink of war and in the face of escalating anti-Jewish activity, November has fled her native Germany for the relative safety ...
Style: emotional, sincere, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: lesbian love, holocaust, world war two, lesbian, gays and lesbians, gender, love and romance, against humanity, romance, life is a bitch, strong female presence, love triangle ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, germany
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The Last Train (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two people, a Frenchman Julien Maroyeur and a Jewish German woman (Anna Kupfer) met on a train while escaping the German army entering France.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: world war two, train, couple relations, wartime life, fall in love, holocaust, love affair, pregnancy, love triangle, bittersweet, war, fugitives ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940
Place: france, europe
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83%
A Soldier's Tale (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the days following the D-Day invasion in Normandy, France, a British platoon leader named Saul (Gabriel Byrne) and his corporal (Paul Wyett) reach an isolated farmhouse and encounter a beautiful French girl named Belle (Marianne Basler). Love ...
Style: realistic, tense, emotional, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: soldier, love affair, couples, romance, war, love and romance, impossible love, unfulfilled love, woman in danger, wartime life, love, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: france, europe, normandy
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77%
The Night Watch (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set against the turbulent backdrop of London in the 1940s, this adaptation of Sarah Waters' bestselling novel, The Night Watch, follows four young Londoners inextricably linked by their wartime experiences. In a time when the barriers of sexual ...
Style: touching, stylized, emotional, serious, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love affair, couples, life is a bitch, romance, love and romance, wartime life, sexual relations, haunted by the past, war, world war two, gays and lesbians, prisoner ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, 20th century
Place: london, europe, england
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Lili Marleen (1981)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Lili Marleen is the story of a German singer named Wilkie who while working in Switzerland falls in love with a Jewish composer named Robert who’s family is helping people to flee from the Nazis. Roberts family is skeptical of Walkie thinking she ...
Style: clever, witty, sincere, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nazi germany, world war two, nudity (full frontal - brief), political unrest, anti semitism, unfulfilled love, wartime life, love affair, social differences, couple relations, forbidden love, performer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, year 1938, 1940s
Place: switzerland, berlin germany, germany, europe, zurich switzerland ...
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57%
Hanover Street (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Margaret is a nurse in England during WW2, and married to a secret agent. Things get complicated when she falls for David, an American pilot.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: world war two, secret mission, secret agents, war, couples, dishonesty, love and romance, romance, couple relations, fall in love, love triangle, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: london, france, europe, england
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56%
All Quiet on the Western Front (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: At the start of World War I, Paul Baumer is a young German patriot, eager to fight. Indoctrinated with propaganda at school, he and his friends eagerly sign up for the army soon after graduation. But when the horrors of war soon become too much to ...
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, gloomy, sincere ...
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Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: germany, france, europe
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In the Land of Blood and Honey (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: During the Bosnian War, Danijel, a soldier fighting for the Serbs, re-encounters Ajla, a Bosnian who's now a captive in his camp he oversees. Their once promising connection has become ambiguous as their motives have changed.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: bosnian war, war, forbidden love, muslim, love affair, life is a bitch, couples, wartime life, couple relations, love and romance, romance, soldier ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sarajevo, former yugoslavia, europe, bosnia, bosnia herzegovina
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49%
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Falling for a Dancer (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Romantic drama set in rural Ireland of the 1930s. The story begins when 19-year-old Elizabeth has a brief fling with an actor and falls pregnant. Community pressure forces her to marry a dull middle-aged man, but maybe there is hope on the horizon.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, gloomy, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 1930s
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The Last Metro (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: In occupied Paris, an actress married to a Jewish theater owner must keep him hidden from the Nazis while doing both of their jobs.
Style: thought provoking, sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: world war two, love triangle, anti semitism, infidelity, theater, occupation, confined, romance, love and romance, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, couple relations ...
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Remembrance (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Hannah, a young Jewish girl, is rescued from a concentration camp by her Polish boyfriend, and believes he died after their perilous escape. More than 30 years later, the married Hannah faces an emotional crisis when she learns he's alive.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, exciting, captivating
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, war, romance, life is a bitch, against the odds, love affair, on the run, couples, wartime life, couple relations, prison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Forever Nevermore (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Brazil
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A dramatic novel that presents the submission in a relationship between an Italian settler and a Brazilian woman in 1932. Luiza is a generation of women who were sent to convents to be educated, many of the high cost of permanency option ran out and ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, gloomy
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
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Duration: 141 min.
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Duration: 208 min.
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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
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Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
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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, captivating, sentimental, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Six days in the lives of an Israeli living in a kibbutz and a Palestinian living in Paris, which starts with an accidental meeting in the Berlin Subway during the World cup finals, will change them completely.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, contemplative
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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, UK
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: touching, sincere, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: sincere, serious, emotional, touching, captivating ...
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36%
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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: serious, psychological, sincere, emotional, bleak ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1940s
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34%
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, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: holocaust, nazi, survival, concentration camp, world war two, haunted by the past, against humanity, life is a bitch, mental illness, circus, mental institution, patient ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1940s, 1930s, year 1961 ...
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33%
 6.7
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Sonny Boy (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Waldemar Nods, a young man from Suriname, meets the older Dutch woman Rika van der Lans and they fall in love. In pre-WWII Netherlands they could not be more different. The one black, the other white, 17 years between them and on top of that Rika ...
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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32%
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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Russia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Nazi POWs suspected of heinous acts are locked up in a Soviet women's prison run by vengeful female guards. To weed out the guilty, the innocent must pay. Can supposed enemies turn into great loves? Based on a true post-World War II story, this ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.3
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Red Sorghum (1988)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: China
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An old leper who owned a remote sorghum winery dies. Jiu'er, the wife bought by the leper, and her lover, identified only as "my Grandpa" by the narrator, take over the winery and set up an idealized quasi-matriarchal community headed ...
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: sino japanese war, world war two, society, war, unfulfillment, state affairs, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, village, political unrest, wartime life ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1940s, 1930s
Place: china, asia, japan, tokyo, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Tenth Man (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: During World War 2 the Germans arrested people at random off the streets of Paris and in retaliation to sabotage by the resistance announced the execution of one in ten prisoners. Chosen as one of the victims, lawyer Chavel trades his place with ...
Style: gloomy, sentimental, tense, serious, realistic ...
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Time: 1940s, post world war two
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.8
 843
Talk of Angels (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This is the story of a young Irish woman who comes to Spain to escape from the pressures she feels about her impending marriage to a political activist in Ireland. But in Spain in the 1930's, taking a job of governess in a wealthy family, she ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, sincere ...
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Time: 1930s, year 1936
Place: spain, ireland, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%