Ethnic cleansing movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant ethnic cleansing movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspense, dramatic, suspenseful and emotional films and TV shows about / with ethnic cleansing, death, genocide, brutality, murder, violence, betrayal, culture clash, war and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, War and History genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as ethnic cleansing: Warriors (1999), Mercenaries (2011), Savior (1998), In the Crosswind (2014), Ararat (2002), The House That Jack Built (2018), Storm (2009), Behind Enemy Lines (2001), Transit (2018), The Midwife (2015).

List of ethnic cleansing movies

Warriors (1999)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 175 min.
TV show
Story: If the conflict in Bosnia has become something of a forgotten war, it's not for the want of trying from the immensely powerful BBC film Warriors, the story of five young soldiers and their harrowing experiences in the region.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: war crime, bosnian war, genocide, atrocity, ethnic cleansing, state affairs, life is a bitch, military, against humanity, soldier, war, anti war ...
Place: bosnia herzegovina, former yugoslavia, europe, bosnia
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Mercenaries (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Andy Marlow, an ex British S.A.S serviceman turned mercenary, is sent into the Balkans after a military coup has arisen to rescue a U.S ambassador and his aide.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic ...
Plot: coup, military, daring rescue, war criminal, undercover, escapades, tough heroes, murder, mercenary, genocide, ethnic cleansing, rescue mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: balkan, serbia, europe
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Savior (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A hardened mercenary in the Foreign Legion begins to find his own humanity when confronted with atrocities during the fighting in Bosnia
Style: bleak, rough, tense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: atrocity, rape, mercenary, war crime, terrorism, civil war, redemption, genocide, soldier, pregnancy, hopes, sniper ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: serbia, former yugoslavia, europe, bosnia, balkan ...
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In the Crosswind (2014)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Estonia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: June 14, 1941, 3 a.m. Over 40000 people from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are deported by Soviets to Siberia. Among them is a philosophy student Erna, a happily married mother of a little girl. Separated from her husband Erna and her daughter are ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: wartime life, deportation, getting home, labor camp, stalinism, political prisoner, life is a bitch, survival, family in danger, gulag, parents and children, on the road ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1941, 50s
Place: estonia, siberia, russia, europe, ussr
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Ararat (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A variety of characters, some close relatives, others distant strangers, are each affected by the making of a film about the Armenian Genocide of 1915.
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, realistic, emotional, serious ...
Plot: armenian genocide, genocide, politics, filmmaking, war crime, atrocity, self discovery, family problems, against humanity, haunted by the past, ethnic, freedom ...
Time: 1910s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 1930s ...
Place: turkey, canada, ottoman empire, armenia, middle east ...
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The House That Jack Built (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: Denmark, France, Sweden, Germany, Belgium, Tunisia
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A depiction of a serial killer's 12 years' worth of murders and how it shaped his prime intelligence.
Style: bleak, scary, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, sadistic psychopath, extreme violence, sadism, violence, cruelty, kidnapping, murder, psychopath as protagonist, animal cruelty, deception ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: washington d.c.
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Storm (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Denmark, Netherlands, Sweden, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Hannah Maynard, a prosecutor of Hague's Tribunal for war crimes in former Yugoslavia, charges a Serbian commander for killing Bosniaks. However, her main witness might be lying, so the court sends a team to Bosnia to investigate
Style: serious, captivating, thought provoking, realistic, tense ...
Plot: courtroom drama, testimony, courtroom, power relations, genocide, against humanity, dedicated lawyer, witnessing a crime, rivalry, lawyers and clients, haunted by the past, justice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bosnia, bosnia herzegovina, berlin germany, sarajevo
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Behind Enemy Lines (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: While flying a routine reconnaissance mission over Bosnia, fighter pilot Chris Burnett photographs something he wasn't supposed to see and gets shot down behind enemy lines, where he must outrun an army led by a ruthless Serbian general. With ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: sniper, fighter pilot, military, war crime, behind enemy lines, atrocity, navy, reconnaissance, bosnian war, rescue, gunfight, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1995
Place: bosnia herzegovina, serbia, former yugoslavia, europe, balkan ...
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Transit (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The German troops are just outside Paris. Georg escapes to Marseille at the last moment. His luggage contains the legacy of a writer named Weidel, who took his own life out of fear of persecution. This legacy comprises a manuscript, some letters and ...
Style: touching, tense, sentimental, sincere, captivating
Plot: love, refugee, on the run, police, fake identity, love interest, doctor, police raid, deaf, consulate, identity, impersonation ...
Place: paris france, marseille, france
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The Midwife (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 119 min.
Story: 'The Midwife' (fin.'Kätilö') is a romance-drama set during WWII in Finland’s Lapland province, a major European battle ground of the war. Based on Katja Kettu’s bestselling novel, 'The Midwife' turns on the love ...
Style: romantic, suspense, disturbing, touching, suspenseful
Plot: love, world war two, midwife, ss officer, genocide, fall in love, german soldier, war crime, torture, concentration camp, nurse, mass murder ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: norway, finland
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Hatred (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Summer of 1939. Zosia is a young Polish girl who is deeply in love with Ukrainian Petro. Their great love will be put to the test when her father decides to marry her to a wealthy widower Skiba. Right after wedding she is left alone because her ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, thought provoking, suspense
Plot: genocide, nazi occupation, war atrocity, female protagonist, unhappy marriage, anti war, village, husband wife relationship, murder, baby, escape, village life ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, year 1939
Place: poland
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The Red Man's View (0000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A small Native American Shoshone Band in the secluded mountains of northern California are caught up in the midst of the American Civil War, when the effects of the war spreads. west, and Union soldiers force them from their homeland.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: native american, gunfight, accomplice, settler, drums, horse, rain, hostage, escape, fire, murder, funeral ...
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The Empty Mirror (1996)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Adolf Hitler faces himself and must come to terms with his infamous career in an imaginary post-war subterranean bunker where he reviews historical films, dictates his memoirs and encounters Eva Braun, Josef Goebbels, Hermann Göring and Sigmund ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: genocide, holocaust, anti semitism, obsession, world war two, heroes, life is a bitch, hopes, journalism, confined, downfall, against humanity ...
Place: germany, europe
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Tears of the Sun (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Navy SEAL Lieutenant A.K. Waters and his elite squadron of tactical specialists are forced to choose between their duty and their humanity, between following orders by ignoring the conflict that surrounds them, or finding the courage to follow their ...
Style: serious, touching, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, war, soldier, jungle, war crime, brutality, army, rescue mission, navy seal, child soldier, genocide, civil war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nigeria, africa, iraq, hawaii
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Sometimes in April (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, Rwanda, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Debra Winger, Oris Erhuero and Idris Elba star in this drama framed by the Rwandan genocide.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: genocide, against humanity, civil war, massacre, racism, political unrest, battles, politics, vengeance, revolution, military, state affairs ...
Time: 90s, year 1994
Place: rwanda, africa, washington d.c.
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Shrek (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It ain't easy bein' green -- especially if you're a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek. On a mission to retrieve a gorgeous princess from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot -- a ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, parody, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, princess, friendship, dragon, adventure, love and romance, magical, imaginary kingdom, swamp, anthropomorphism, reluctant partners, magic ...
Time: middle ages, 2000s
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Seven Years in Tibet (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Austrian mountaineer, Heinrich Harrer journeys to the Himalayas without his family to head an expedition in 1939. But when World War II breaks out, the arrogant Harrer falls into Allied forces' hands as a prisoner of war. He escapes with a ...
Style: serious, uplifting, captivating, inspirational, gloomy ...
Plot: mountain, expedition, buddhism, beautiful scenery, world war two, culture clash, friendship, life philosophy, self discovery, society, escapades, teachers and students ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: tibet, himalaya, china, austria, asia ...
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The Interpreter (2005)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: After Silvia Broome, an interpreter at United Nations headquarters, overhears plans of an assassination, an American Secret Service agent is sent to investigate.
Style: suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, mind bending, suspense ...
Plot: un, investigation, murder, assassination, mystery, fbi, state affairs, undercover, dishonesty, crimes, vengeance, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, new york, south africa, manhattan new york city, santa fe new mexico ...
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The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Quasi defies the evil Frollo and ventures out to the Festival of Fools, the cruel crowd jeers him. Rescued by fellow outcast the gypsy Esmeralda, Quasi soon finds himself battling to save the people and the city he loves.
Style: touching, humorous, colourful, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: disney, french, judge, church, friendship, notre dame cathedral, clergy, fall in love, family, physical appearance, unfulfilled love, social misfits ...
Time: 15th century, 18th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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The Hunted (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the wilderness of British Columbia, two hunters are tracked and viciously murdered by Aaron Hallum. Former Special Operations instructor, L.T. Bonham is approached and asked to apprehend Hallum, his former student, who has 'gone rogue' ...
Style: serious, tense, psychological, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, combat, homicidal maniac, commando, swat team, chase, forest, murder, special agents, survivalist, haunted by the past, massacre ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: oregon, kosovo, usa, portland oregon, former yugoslavia ...
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The Hunting Party (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mexico
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An emerging journalist (Jesse Eisenberg), an experienced cameraman (Terrence Howard), and a discredited reporter (Richard Gere) find their bold plan to capture Bosnia's top war criminal quickly spiraling out of control when a UN representative ...
Style: serious, talky, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: journalism, war crime, cia, vacation, reward, friendship, journalist, vengeance, adventure, track down, civil war, spy ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: serbia, former yugoslavia, europe, croatia, bosnia ...
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Harrison's Flowers (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Harrison Lloyd is a Pulitzer-winning photojournalist. His wife and family are making it hard for him to keep his mind on his work when he's in a war zone, and he wants to change jobs to something less stressful. But he's got one last ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, rough, brutal, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genocide, missing person, murder, battles, journalism, photojournalist, war, obsessive quest, crimes, love affair, civil war, violence ...
Time: 90s, 80s, year 1991, 70s
Place: former yugoslavia, croatia, europe, new jersey, serbia ...
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Beautiful People (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In London, during October 1993, England is playing Holland in the preliminaries of the World Cup. The Bosnian War is at its height, and refugees from the ex-Yugoslavia are arriving. Football rivals, and political adversaries from the Balkans all ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, talky, sad ...
Plot: chase, immigrants, bosnian war, refugee, politics, culture clash, working class, opposites attract, civil war, wartime, war, british ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, croatia, serbia, europe ...
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Amen. (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, War
Country: France, Germany, Romania
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The film "Amen." examines the links between the Vatican and Nazi Germany. The central character is Kurt Gerstein, a member of the Institute for Hygiene of the Waffen-SS who is horrified by what he sees in the death camps. Moreover, he is ...
Style: thought provoking, sincere, disturbing, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: holocaust, ss, concentration camp, idealism, politics, genocide, anti semitism, war crime, conscience, torment, war, poisoning ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: vatican, germany, europe, poland, rome italy ...
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As If I Am Not There (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, Sweden
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A harsh dose of cinematic realism about a harsh time-the Bosnian War of the 1990s-Juanita Wilson's drama is taken from true stories revealed during the International Criminal Tribunal in The Hague. Samira is a modern schoolteacher in Sarajevo ...
Style: emotional, disturbing, realistic, serious
Plot: bosnian war, realism, wartime life, war, life turned upside down, strong female presence, life is a bitch, military, soldier, violence, humiliation, teacher ...
Place: former yugoslavia, bosnia, europe, sarajevo, sweden ...
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