Movies Similar to Resistance (2020)

Movies to watch if you like Resistance (2020).

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Downfall (2004)

Starring: Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Ulrich Matthes, Juliane Köhler
Duration: 2h 36mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Downfall (German: Der Untergang) is a 2004 German-language historical war drama film directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel from a screenplay by its producer, Bernd Eichinger.
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Operation Finale (2018)

Starring: Oscar Isaac, Ben Kingsley, Mélanie Laurent, Lior Raz
Duration: 2h 2mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

After World War II ends, Holocaust mastermind Adolf Eichmann (Ben Kingsley) disappears; other Nazi leaders commit suicide and none face trial for their crimes.
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Anthropoid (2016)

Starring: Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy, Brian Caspe, Karel Hermánek Jr.
Duration: 2h 0mins
Genres: Action, Biography, Drama

In December 1941, German occupation in Europe has neared its height.
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The 12th Man (2017)

Starring: Thomas Gullestad, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Marie Blokhus, Mads Sjøgård Pettersen
Duration: 2h 15mins
Genres: Drama, History, Thriller

The 12th Man (Norwegian: Den 12. mann) is a 2017 Norwegian historical drama directed by Harald Zwart. (Shooting script by Harald Zwart).
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Europa Europa (1990)

Starring: Solomon Perel, Marco Hofschneider, René Hofschneider, André Wilms
Duration: 1h 52mins
Genres: Drama, History, War

A Jewish boy, separated from his family in the early days of WWII, poses as a German orphan and is thereafter taken into the heart of the Nazi world as a 'war hero' and eventually made a Hitler Youth.
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The Pianist (2002)

Starring: Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Emilia Fox
Duration: 2h 30mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

In September 1939, Władysław Szpilman, a Polish-Jewish pianist, is playing live on the radio in Warsaw when the station is bombed during Nazi Germany's invasion of Poland.
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Triumph of the Spirit (1989)

Starring: Willem Dafoe, Edward James Olmos, Robert Loggia, Wendy Gazelle
Duration: 2h 0mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

A stevedore in Thessaloniki, Greece, Salamo Arouch's passion is boxing.
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Conspiracy (2001)

Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Clare Bullus, Stanley Tucci, Simon Markey
Duration: 1h 36mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

On 20 January 1942, as Nazi Germany's war effort sours due to the failure of Operation Barbarossa, the entrance of the United States into World War II, and the death of Walther von Reichenau, a meeting is held to determine the method by which the government is to implement Adolf Hitler's policy, that the German sphere of influence should be free of Jews, including those in the occupied territories of Poland, Latvia, Estonia, Czechoslovakia and France.
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A Hidden Life (2019)

Starring: August Diehl, Valerie Pachner, Maria Simon, Karin Neuhäuser
Duration: 2h 54mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Romance

Austrian peasant farmer Franz Jägerstätter (August Diehl), born and brought up in the small village of St. Radegund, is working his land when war breaks out.
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Walking with the Enemy (2013)

Starring: Jonas Armstrong, Ben Kingsley, Hannah Tointon, Simon Kunz
Duration: 2h 4mins
Genres: Action, Drama, History

On the eve of the German occupation of Hungary in 1944, as Nazi presence and anti-Semitic laws increase in Budapest, Jewish radio repair shop owner József (Simon Kunz) sends home the two young men who work for him, Elek Cohen (Jonas Armstrong) and Ferenc Jacobson (Mark Wells).
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13 Minutes (2015)

Starring: Christian Friedel, Katharina Schüttler, Burghart Klaußner, Johann von Bülow
Duration: 1h 54mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, War

In November 1939, after planting a home-made bomb inside a column of a Munich Bierkeller, Georg Elser (Christian Friedel) attempts to cross into neutral Switzerland but is caught at the border.
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Alone in Berlin (2016)

Starring: Emma Thompson, Brendan Gleeson, Daniel Brühl, Mikael Persbrandt
Duration: 1h 43mins
Genres: Drama, History, War

In 1940, a working-class couple in World War II-era Berlin, Otto and Anna Quangel, decide to resist Adolf Hitler and the Nazis after receiving news of the death of their only son.
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The Counterfeiters (2007)

Starring: Karl Markovics, August Diehl, Devid Striesow, Martin Brambach
Duration: 1h 39mins
Genres: Crime, Drama, History

The film begins shortly after the end of the Second World War, with a man arriving in Monte Carlo.
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Safe Conduct (2002)

Starring: Jacques Gamblin, Denis Podalydès, Charlotte Kady, Marie Desgranges
Duration: 2h 50mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

The film concerns the French film industry from 1942 to 1944 during the Nazi occupation.
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Woman in Gold (2015)

Starring: Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, Daniel Brühl, Katie Holmes
Duration: 1h 49mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

In a series of flashbacks, Maria Altmann recalls Anschluss, the arrival of Nazi forces in Vienna, the persecution of the Jewish community and the looting and pillaging by the Nazis against Jewish families.
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A Tale of Love and Darkness (2015)

Starring: Natalie Portman, Gilad Kahana, Amir Tessler, Moni Moshonov
Duration: 1h 35mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Amos (Yonatan Shiray) reflects back on his early childhood in then British Mandate of Palestine (now Israel) with his mother Fania (Natalie Portman) and father Arieh (Gilad Kahana).
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The Grey Zone (2001)

Starring: David Arquette, Velizar Binev, David Chandler, Michael Stuhlbarg
Duration: 1h 48mins
Genres: Drama, History, War

The film opens in October 1944, in the Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp.
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Nanking (2007)

Starring: Hugo Armstrong, Rosalind Chao, Stephen Dorff, John Getz
Duration: 1h 28mins
Genres: Biography, History, War

Nanking (Chinese: 南京) is a 2007 documentary film about the Nanking Massacre, committed in 1937 by the Japanese army in the former capital city Nanjing, China.
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A Bag of Marbles (2017)

Starring: Dorian Le Clech, Batyste Fleurial, Patrick Bruel, Elsa Zylberstein
Duration: 1h 50mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

In occupied France during World War II, two young Jewish brothers, Maurice and Joseph, are sent by their parents to the Italian Zone, and display courage, intelligence and ingenuity as they escape the occupiers and try to reunite their family.
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Carry on Abroad (1972)

Starring: Sidney James, Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims
Duration: 1h 28mins
Genres: Comedy

The film opens with pub landlord and frequent holidaymaker Vic Flange (Sid James) openly flirting with the sassy saucepot widow Sadie Tompkins (Barbara Windsor) as his battleaxe wife, Cora (Joan Sims), looks on with disdain.
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