Movies like The Pianist

20 movies like The Pianist, ordered by similarity : They Shall Not Grow Old(2018), This Is Congo(2017), The Invisibles(2017), #AnneFrank. Parallel Stories(2019), Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan(2019), Battle for Music(1945), Born to Be Blue(2015), Voyage of the Damned(1976), Downfall(2004), Wheeler(2017), The King's Choice(2016), The Captain(2017) ...

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The Pianist

A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II.

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They Shall Not Grow Old

A documentary about World War I with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of the end of the war.

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This Is Congo

An unfiltered look in to the lives of 3 characters surviving amongst the most recent cycle of conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo, otherwise known as the M23 rebellion.

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The Invisibles

While Joseph Goebbels infamously declared Berlin "free of Jews" in 1943, 1,700 managed to survive in the Nazi capital through the end of WWII. The Invisibles traces the stories of four young people who learned to hide in plain sight.

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#AnneFrank. Parallel Stories

It is based on five women who did survive the Holocaust but shared her same fate of "deportation, suffering and being denied their childhood and adolescence," according to promotional materials.

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Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan

In August 1966, in a Vietnamese rubber plantation called Long Tan, 108 young and inexperienced Australian and New Zealand soldiers are fighting for their lives against 2500 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong soldiers.

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Battle for Music

A docu-drama about the troubles of the London Philharmonic Orchestra during World War II.

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Born to Be Blue

A re-imagining of jazz legend Chet Baker's musical comeback in the late '60s.

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Voyage of the Damned

The tragic 1939 voyage of SS St. Louis carrying hundreds of German Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany that seemingly no nation is willing to save from certain doom.

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Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII.

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An aspiring musician from Kaufman, Texas travels to Nashville with the lifelong dream of trying his hand at country music.

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The King's Choice

April 1940. Norway has been invaded by Germany and the royal family and government have fled into the interior. The German envoy to Norway tries to negotiate a peace. Ultimately, the decision on Norway's future will rest with the King.

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The Captain

After the tragic deaths of her husband and daughter, Sarah Doyle moves back to her childhood home with her estranged brother, Richard. It's not long before Sarah begins to experience ... See full summary »

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Against the Tide

'Against The Tide' examines the conflict that erupted in the American Jewish community over the best means to rescue the European Jews trying to escape the Holocaust. It tells the little ... See full summary »

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The Eastern Front

A dwindling group of German soldiers battle to return to their lines on the harsh Eastern Front.

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The story of mime Marcel Marceau as he works with a group of Jewish boy scouts and the French Resistance to save the lives of ten thousand orphans during World War II.

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Pan's Labyrinth

In the Falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world.

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The Bridge at Remagen

As the Allied armies close in, the Germans decide to blow up the last Rhine bridge, trapping their own men on the wrong side. But will it happen?

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War and Peace

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Jewish brothers in Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe escape into the Belarussian forests, where they join Russian resistance fighters, and endeavor to build a village, in order to protect themselves and about one thousand Jewish non-combatants.

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Europa, Europa

A boy in Nazi Germany, trying to conceal that he is Jewish, joins the Hitler Youth.

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