20 Movies Like Schindler’S List

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The Pianist

The Pianist
The Pianist
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 85/100
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Runtime: 150 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Awards: Won 3 Oscars. 57 wins & 74 nominations total
Writer: Ronald Harwood, Wladyslaw Szpilman
Actors: Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay
Language: English, German, Russian
Country: France, Poland, Germany, United Kingdom, United States
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“The Pianist” is a biographical drama film based on the true story of Władysław Szpilman, a Jewish pianist in Warsaw during World War II. It follows his struggle for survival and his passion for music amidst the horrors of the Holocaust.

Life is Beautiful

Life Is Beautiful
Life Is Beautiful
Internet Movie Database: 8.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 81%
Metacritic: 59/100
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Runtime: 116 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: Won 3 Oscars. 72 wins & 52 nominations total
Writer: Vincenzo Cerami, Roberto Benigni
Actors: Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giorgio Cantarini
Language: Italian, German, English
Country: Italy
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“Life is Beautiful” is a 1997 Italian film that tells the story of a Jewish man named Guido who uses humor and imagination to protect his son from the horrors of a Nazi concentration camp during World War II. It is a poignant and heartwarming tale that explores the power of love, hope, and the resilience of the human spirit in the face of adversity.

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

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“The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas” is a film set during World War II, following the unlikely friendship between two young boys, one the son of a Nazi officer and the other a Jewish boy imprisoned in a concentration camp. The film explores themes of innocence, friendship, and the tragic consequences of prejudice and discrimination.

The Diary of Anne Frank

The Diary of Anne Frank
The Diary of Anne Frank
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 81%
Metacritic: 59/100
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Runtime: 180 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Awards: Won 3 Oscars. 9 wins & 14 nominations total
Writer: Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Anne Frank
Actors: Millie Perkins, Shelley Winters, Joseph Schildkraut
Language: English, German
Country: United States
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The Diary of Anne Frank movie is a dramatization of the true story of a Jewish girl named Anne Frank who went into hiding with her family during World War II. The film explores their struggles, fears, and hopes as they try to survive in a secret annex, as documented in Anne’s diary.

The Book Thief

The Book Thief
The Book Thief
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 49%
Metacritic: 53/100
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Runtime: 131 min
Genre: Drama, War
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 9 wins & 17 nominations total
Writer: Markus Zusak, Michael Petroni
Actors: Sophie Nélisse, Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson
Language: English, German
Country: Germany, United States, United Kingdom
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“The Book Thief” is a film adaptation of Markus Zusak’s novel, set in Nazi Germany. It follows the story of a young girl named Liesel, who finds solace in stealing books and sharing their stories with others, while navigating the harsh realities of war and the power of words.

The Counterfeiters

The Counterfeiters
The Counterfeiters
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 78/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 7 wins & 10 nominations total
Writer: Adolf Burger, Stefan Ruzowitzky
Actors: Karl Markovics, August Diehl, Devid Striesow
Language: German, Russian, English, Hebrew
Country: Austria, Germany
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“The Counterfeiters” is a film based on a true story, following a Jewish counterfeiter named Salomon Sorowitsch who is forced by the Nazis to produce counterfeit money in a concentration camp during World War II. The movie explores the moral dilemmas faced by Sorowitsch and his fellow prisoners as they navigate survival, loyalty, and the ethics of their actions.

In Darkness

In Darkness
In Darkness
Internet Movie Database: 5.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 47%
Metacritic: 59/100
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Runtime: 110 min
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Awards: N/A
Writer: Anthony Byrne, Natalie Dormer
Actors: Natalie Dormer, Ed Skrein, Emily Ratajkowski
Language: English, Serbo-Croatian, Russian
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“In Darkness” is a psychological thriller about a blind pianist who becomes embroiled in a murder mystery when she overhears a violent crime in the apartment above hers. As she delves deeper into the investigation, she must rely on her heightened senses to navigate a dangerous web of secrets and deceit.

Defiance

Defiance
Defiance
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 59%
Metacritic: 58/100
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Runtime: 137 min
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 2 wins & 5 nominations total
Writer: Clayton Frohman, Edward Zwick, Nechama Tec
Actors: Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber, Jamie Bell
Language: English, German, Russian
Country: United States
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The Defiance movie is based on a true story and follows the Bielski brothers, who lead a group of Jewish resistance fighters in Nazi-occupied Belarus during World War II, as they establish a hidden community in the forest to protect themselves and others from persecution. The film explores their struggle for survival, resistance against the Nazis, and the resilience of the human spirit in the face of adversity.

The Zookeeper’s Wife

The Zookeeper's Wife
The Zookeeper's Wife
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 64%
Metacritic: 57/100
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Runtime: 127 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Awards: 2 wins & 4 nominations
Writer: Angela Workman, Diane Ackerman
Actors: Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Daniel Brühl
Language: Hebrew, Polish, English, German
Country: Czech Republic, United Kingdom, United States
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“The Zookeeper’s Wife” is a film based on a true story, portraying the heroic efforts of Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who saved hundreds of Jews during World War II by hiding them in their zoo in Warsaw, Poland. The movie explores their courageous acts of resistance, risking their lives to protect those in need while navigating the horrors of the Holocaust.

The Reader

The Reader
The Reader
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 63%
Metacritic: 58/100
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Runtime: 124 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 26 wins & 48 nominations total
Writer: David Hare, Bernhard Schlink
Actors: Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, Bruno Ganz
Language: English, German, Greek, Latin
Country: Germany, United States
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“The Reader” is a drama film that explores the complex relationship between a young man and an older woman with a mysterious past. As their connection deepens, they are confronted with the consequences of secrets and the moral dilemma of accountability.

Sophie’s Choice

Sophie's Choice
Sophie's Choice
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 76%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 150 min
Genre: Drama, Romance
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 15 wins & 14 nominations total
Writer: William Styron, Alan J. Pakula
Actors: Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Peter MacNicol
Language: English, Polish, German, French, Russian
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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Sophie’s Choice is a film adaptation of William Styron’s novel, depicting the story of Sophie, a Polish immigrant haunted by her past experiences during World War II. The movie explores Sophie’s heartbreaking decision forced upon her by the Nazis and the profound impact it has on her life.

Europa Europa

Europa Europa
Europa Europa
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 75/100
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Runtime: 112 min
Genre: Drama, History, War
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 8 wins & 8 nominations total
Writer: Agnieszka Holland, Solomon Perel
Actors: Solomon Perel, Marco Hofschneider, René Hofschneider
Language: German, Russian, Polish, Hebrew
Country: Germany, France, Poland
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“Europa Europa” is a historical drama based on the true story of a Jewish boy named Solomon Perel who survives World War II by disguising himself as a German. The film explores his struggles, identity crisis, and the constant fear of being discovered in Nazi Germany.

The Grey Zone

The Grey Zone
The Grey Zone
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 69%
Metacritic: 58/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Drama, History, War
Awards: 1 win & 3 nominations
Writer: Miklos Nyiszli, Tim Blake Nelson
Actors: David Arquette, Velizar Binev, David Chandler
Language: English, German
Country: United States
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“The Grey Zone” is a film set in Auschwitz during World War II, depicting the moral dilemmas faced by Jewish prisoners who are forced to work in the gas chambers. It explores their struggle to survive while also grappling with the ethical implications of their complicity in the Holocaust.

Jakob the Liar

Jakob the Liar
Jakob the Liar
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 29%
Metacritic: 40/100
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Runtime: 120 min
Genre: Drama, War
Awards: 2 wins & 3 nominations
Writer: Jurek Becker, Peter Kassovitz, Didier Decoin
Actors: Robin Williams, Hannah Taylor Gordon, Éva Igó
Language: English
Country: United States, France, Germany
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The movie “Jakob the Liar” is set in Nazi-occupied Poland and follows Jakob, a Jewish man who spreads false rumors of Allied victories to give hope and inspiration to his fellow prisoners in a ghetto. As his stories gain popularity, Jakob becomes a symbol of hope and resilience in the face of oppression.

The Round Up

The Round Up
The Round Up
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 57%
Metacritic: 49/100
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Runtime: 115 min
Genre: Drama, History, War
Awards: 1 win
Writer: Rose Bosch
Actors: Jean Reno, Mélanie Laurent, Gad Elmaleh
Language: French, German, Yiddish
Country: France, Germany, Hungary
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The Round Up movie is a 2010 French drama that depicts the mass arrest of Jewish families in Paris during the Vel’ d’Hiv Roundup in 1942. It follows the story of a young girl and her family as they are torn apart and sent to internment camps, highlighting the atrocities committed during the Holocaust.

The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler

The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler
The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
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Runtime: 95 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Awards: Won 1 Primetime Emmy. 2 wins & 18 nominations total
Writer: John Kent Harrison, Larry Spagnola, Anna Mieszkowska
Actors: Anna Paquin, Goran Visnjic, Michelle Dockery
Language: Polish, English, Russian, German, Latvian, Hebrew
Country: United States, Latvia, Poland, Canada
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“The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler” is a movie based on the true story of Irena Sendler, a Polish social worker who saved thousands of Jewish children during the Holocaust by smuggling them out of the Warsaw Ghetto. The film highlights her bravery, determination, and the risks she took to protect the lives of innocent children.

Amen.

Amen.
Amen.
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 67%
Metacritic: 57/100
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Runtime: 132 min
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Awards: 4 wins & 9 nominations
Writer: Costa-Gavras, Jean-Claude Grumberg, Rolf Hochhuth
Actors: Ulrich Tukur, Mathieu Kassovitz, Ulrich Mühe
Language: English, French, Italian, German
Country: France, Germany, Romania
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“Amen.” is a historical drama film that explores the collaboration between the Catholic Church and the Nazi regime during World War II, focusing on the efforts of a German SS officer and a Jesuit priest to expose the atrocities of the Holocaust.”

The Innocents

The Innocents
The Innocents
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 88/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Horror
Awards: Nominated for 2 BAFTA 4 wins & 5 nominations total
Writer: Henry James, John Mortimer, William Archibald
Actors: Deborah Kerr, Peter Wyngarde, Megs Jenkins
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
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“The Innocents” is a psychological thriller film about a young woman who discovers a group of nuns in a convent in post-World War II Poland who have been impregnated by Soviet soldiers, and she is tasked with helping them navigate the challenges of their situation while confronting her own demons.

Son of Saul

Son of Saul
Son of Saul
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 91/100
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Drama, War
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 65 wins & 61 nominations total
Writer: László Nemes, Clara Royer
Actors: Géza Röhrig, Levente Molnár, Urs Rechn
Language: Hungarian, Yiddish, German, Russian, Polish, French, Greek, Slovak, Hebrew
Country: Hungary
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“Son of Saul” is a Hungarian film set in Auschwitz during World War II, following a Jewish prisoner named Saul Ausländer as he works in the Sonderkommando unit. The film focuses on Saul’s desperate mission to give a proper burial to a young boy he believes to be his son amidst the horrors of the Holocaust.

The Last of the Unjust

The Last of the Unjust
The Last of the Unjust
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 80/100
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Runtime: 220 min
Genre: Documentary, History
Awards: 3 nominations
Writer: Claude Lanzmann
Actors: Benjamin Murmelstein, Claude Lanzmann
Language: German, French, English
Country: France, Austria
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“The Last of the Unjust” is a documentary film that explores the life and controversial role of Benjamin Murmelstein, the last Jewish elder of the Theresienstadt ghetto during World War II. Through interviews and archival footage, the film delves into his complex relationship with the Nazis and his efforts to protect the Jewish community under their control.

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