Movies Similar to Ayla: the Daughter of War (2017)

Movies similar to Ayla: the Daughter of War (2017).

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Schindler's List (1993)

Starring: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley, Caroline Goodall
Duration: 3h 15mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Schindler's List is a 1993 American epic historical drama film directed and produced by Steven Spielberg and written by Steven Zaillian.
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Decline of an Empire (2014)

Starring: Nicole Cernat, Peter O'Toole, Joss Ackland, Steven Berkoff
Duration: 1h 50mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Decline of an Empire is a 2014 British biographical historical drama film, produced and directed by Michael Redwood, about the life of Catherine of Alexandria.
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First They Killed My Father (2017)

Starring: Sareum Srey Moch, Phoeung Kompheak, Sveng Socheata, Mun Kimhak
Duration: 2h 16mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

During the Vietnam War, the fighting spills over into neighbouring Cambodia when the United States military begins bombing North Vietnamese forces attempting to shelter in the neutral territory, commencing the Cambodian Civil War.
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The Zookeeper's Wife (2017)

Starring: Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Daniel Brühl, Timothy Radford
Duration: 2h 7mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Dr. Jan Żabiński (Johan Heldenbergh) is director of the Warsaw Zoo, one of the largest in 1930s Europe, assisted by his wife, Antonina (Jessica Chastain).
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The Resistance Banker (2018)

Starring: Jacob Derwig, Barry Atsma, Fockeline Ouwerkerk, Pierre Bokma
Duration: 2h 3mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, War

The Resistance Banker is based on the true story of Dutch banker Walraven van Hall (Barry Atsma) who witnessed the Holocaust together with the Nazi occupation of his homeland, and decided to finance the Dutch resistance with the creation of a shadow bank.
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The Children of Huang Shi (2008)

Starring: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Radha Mitchell, Yun-Fat Chow, Michelle Yeoh
Duration: 2h 5mins
Genres: Drama, War

The Children of Huang Shi (Chinese: 黄石的孩子; working title: The Bitter Sea, also known as Escape from Huang Shi and Children of the Silk Road) is a 2008 historical war drama film starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Chow Yun-fat, Radha Mitchell, and Michelle Yeoh, and directed by Roger Spottiswoode.
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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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The Scarlet and the Black (1983)

Starring: Gregory Peck, Christopher Plummer, John Gielgud, Raf Vallone
Duration: 2h 23mins
Genres: Drama, History, War

In 1943, the German army occupies Rome.
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Shock and Awe (2017)

Starring: Woody Harrelson, James Marsden, Rob Reiner, Tommy Lee Jones
Duration: 1h 30mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Shock and Awe is a 2017 American drama film directed by Rob Reiner and written by Joey Hartstone.
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Macarthur (1977)

Starring: Gregory Peck, Dan O'Herlihy, Ed Flanders, Ivan Bonar
Duration: 2h 10mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

The film portrays MacArthur's (Gregory Peck) life from 1942, before the Battle of Bataan in World War II, to 1952, after he had been removed from his Korean War command by President Harry Truman (Ed Flanders) for insubordination.
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The 33 (2015)

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro, Juliette Binoche, James Brolin
Duration: 2h 7mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Dozens of people from Copiapó, Chile, work in the San José mine.
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Fat Man and Little Boy (1989)

Starring: Paul Newman, Dwight Schultz, Bonnie Bedelia, John Cusack
Duration: 2h 7mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

In September 1942, U. S.
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The Pirates of Somalia (2017)

Starring: Al Pacino, Evan Peters, Melanie Griffith, Barkhad Abdi
Duration: 1h 56mins
Genres: Biography, Drama

After his graduation from the University of Toronto, journalist Jay Bahadur in vain tries to gain a foothold in the profession.
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Churchill (2017)

Starring: Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson, John Slattery, Julian Wadham
Duration: 1h 45mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Exhausted by years of war, Winston Churchill awaits the 1944 Normandy landings, which he believes will be a disaster.
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Thank You for Your Service (2017)

Starring: Miles Teller, Beulah Koale, Joe Cole, Scott Haze
Duration: 1h 49mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, War

After a harrowing 15-month combat experience in Iraq, the much-decorated Adam Schumann (Miles Teller) returns home to Kansas and a loving wife, Saskia (Haley Bennett).
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Welcome to Sarajevo (1997)

Starring: Stephen Dillane, Woody Harrelson, Marisa Tomei, Emira Nusevic
Duration: 1h 43mins
Genres: Drama, War

In 1992, ITN reporter Michael Henderson travels to Sarajevo, the besieged capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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Megan Leavey (2017)

Starring: Kate Mara, Ramon Rodriguez, Tom Felton, Bradley Whitford
Duration: 1h 56mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, War

Megan Leavey is a US Marine corporal who served as a Military Police K9 handler. She was paired with military working dog Rex (E168).
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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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Lumumba (2000)

Starring: Eriq Ebouaney, Alex Descas, Théophile Sowié, Maka Kotto
Duration: 1h 55mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

The plot is based on the final months of Lumumba (played by Eriq Ebouaney), the first Prime Minister of the Republic of the Congo, whose tenure in office lasted two months, until he was driven from office.
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Testament of Youth (2014)

Starring: Alicia Vikander, Kit Harington, Taron Egerton, Dominic West
Duration: 2h 9mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

In 1914, Vera Brittain wants to escape her traditional family in Buxton by attending Oxford University with her younger brother Edward and his friends at Uppingham School, Roland Leighton and Victor Richardson.
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