10 best movies like Enigma (2001)

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Movies similar to Enigma (2001): Black Book, U-571, The Counterfeit Traitor, Atonement, Restless, Flame & Citron, A Very Long Engagement, The Imitation Game, Charlotte Gray, A Beautiful Mind.

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Black Book (2006)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrethriller, drama, military
CountryNetherlands, Germany, United Kingdom, Belgium
Duration02:25

In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance.

U-571 (2000)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, military
CountryFrance, USA
Duration01:56
CharactersSubmariners, Military
PlotWar, Survival
PlaceSubmarines

In the midst of World War II, the battle under the sea rages and the Nazis have the upper hand as the Allies are unable to crack their war codes. However, after a wrecked U-boat sends out an SOS signal, the Allies realise this is their chance to seize the 'enigma coding machine'.

The Counterfeit Traitor (1962)
Mark10
Genrethriller, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersSpy
StyleAction, Depressive, Fascinating, Gloomy

Blacklisted in modern day WW2, a Swedish oil trader opts to assist British Allies, by means of infiltrating and surveying Nazi Germany.

Atonement (2007)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.8)
Genremelodrama, drama, detective, military
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:00
StyleTouching

As a 13-year-old, fledgling writer Briony Tallis irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.

Restless (2012)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
Duration03:00
CharactersSpy
StyleAction, Fascinating

A young woman finds out that her mother worked as a spy for the British Secret Service during World War II and has been on the run ever since.

Flame & Citron (2008)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrethriller, drama, military, history
CountryDenmark, Germany, Norway, France, Sweden, Finland, Czech Republic
Duration02:10

During Nazi occupation, red-headed Bent Faurschou-Hviid ("Flame") and Jørgen Haagen Schmith ("Citron"), assassins in the Danish resistance, take orders from Winther, who's in direct contact with Allied leaders. One shoots, the other drives. Until 1944, they kill only Danes; then Winther gives orders to kill Germans. When a target tells Bent that Winther's using them to settle private scores, doubt sets in, complicated by Bent's relationship with the mysterious Kitty Selmer, who may be a double agent. Also, someone in their circle is a traitor. Can Bent and Jørgen kill an über-target, evade capture, and survive the war? And is this heroism, naiveté, or mere hatred?

A Very Long Engagement (2004)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.6)
Genremelodrama, drama, detective, military
CountryFrance, USA
Duration02:08
CharactersSoldier
PlotLove, War, Test, Missing people
PlaceCourt
StyleTouching

In 1919, Mathilde was 19 years old. Two years earlier, her fiancé Manech left for the front at the Somme. Like millions of others he was "killed on the field of battle." It's written in black and white on the official notice. But Mathilde refuses to believe it. If Manech had died, she would know. She hangs on to her intuition as tightly as she would onto the last thread of hope linking her to her lover. A former sergeant tells her in vain that Manech died in the no man's land of a trench named Bingo Crepescule, in the company of four other men condemned to die for self-inflicted wounds. Her path ahead is full of obstacles but Mathilde is not frightened. Anything is possible to someone who is willing to challenge fate...

The Imitation Game (2014)
Mark9 (imdb: 8)
Genrethriller, drama, military, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:54
CharactersMathematicians, Inventors, Geniuses
PlotWar
PlaceEngland
TimeWorld War II

Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.

Charlotte Gray (2001)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia, Germany
Duration02:01
CharactersSpy
PlotWar
PlaceFrance
StyleFascinating, To cry

This is a drama set in Nazi-occupied France at the height of World War II. Charlotte Gray tells the compelling story of a young Scottish woman working with the French Resistance in the hope of rescuing her lover, a missing RAF pilot. Based on the best-selling novel by Sebastian Faulks.

A Beautiful Mind (2001)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 8.2)
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:15
CharactersScientists, Spy
PlotMental disorders, Love
PlaceUSA
StyleTouching, Smart

At Princeton University, John Nash struggles to make a worthwhile contribution to serve as his legacy to the world of mathematics. He finally makes a revolutionary breakthrough that will eventually earn him the Nobel Prize. After graduate school he turns to teaching, becoming romantically involved with his student Alicia. Meanwhile the government asks his help with breaking Soviet codes, which soon gets him involved in a terrifying conspiracy plot. Nash grows more and more paranoid until a discovery that turns his entire world upside down. Now it is only with Alicia's help that he will be able to recover his mental strength and regain his status as the great mathematician we know him as today..

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