10 best movies like The Imitation Game (2014)

Movies similar to The Imitation Game (2014): Enigma, Hawking, Pawn Sacrifice, The Theory of Everything, Hidden Figures, Overlord, The Photographer of Mauthausen, Tanks For Stalin, The Catcher Was a Spy, Anna's War.

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Enigma (2001)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective, military
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Germany, Netherlands
Duration01:59
CharactersSpy
PlotWar
StyleSmart, Fascinating

A romantic thriller based around the World War 2 project to crack the codes behind the Enigma machine, used by the Germans to encrypt messages sent to their submarines.

Hawking (2004)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.6)
Genredrama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:30
CharactersScientists, Disabled people, Geniuses
PlotFate
StyleInspirational, To cry

The story of Professor Stephen Hawking's early years is told for the first time in a major drama for BBC Two.It is 1963, and our young cosmologist celebrates his 21st birthday. At the party is a new friend, Jane Wilde - there is a strong attraction between the two. Jane is intrigued by Stephen's talk of stars and the Universe. But she realises that there is something very wrong when Stephen suddenly finds that he is unable to stand up.

Pawn Sacrifice (2015)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7)
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
PlotChess, Rivalry
TimeCold War
StyleFascinating

American chess champion Bobby Fischer prepares for a legendary match-up against Russian Boris Spassky.

The Theory of Everything (2014)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.7)
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:03
CharactersScientists, Geniuses, Disabled people
PlotLove
PlaceEngland
StyleTouching

The Theory of Everything is the extraordinary story of one of the world’s greatest living minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde.

Hidden Figures (2016)
Mark9.8 (imdb: 7.8)
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
PlaceSpace

The untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – brilliant African-American women working at NASA and serving as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history – the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big.

Overlord (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, military
Duration01:45
CharactersMilitary, Zombie, Soldier
PlotWar, Genetic experiments
TimeWorld War II

France, June 1944. On the eve of D-Day, some American paratroopers fall behind enemy lines after their aircraft crashes while on a mission to destroy a radio tower in a small village near the beaches of Normandy. After reaching their target, the surviving paratroopers realise that, in addition to fighting the Nazi troops that patrol the village, they also must fight against something else.

The Photographer of Mauthausen (2018)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrethriller, drama, military, biography, history
Duration01:21
CharactersPhotographers
PlotOn real events, War
PlaceConcentration camp
TimeWorld War II
StyleDisturbing, Heavy

Spanish photographer Francesc Boix, imprisoned in the Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp, works in the SS Photographic Service. Between 1943 and 1945, he hides, with the help of other prisoners, thousands of negatives, with the purpose of showing the freed world the atrocities committed by the Nazis, exhaustively documented. He will be a key witness during the Nuremberg Trials.

Tanks For Stalin (2018)
Mark6 (imdb: 4.8)
Genreadventure, military, history
CountryRussia
Duration02:00
CharactersSoldier, Tankman
PlotTanks, War, Adventure
PlaceUSSR
TimeWorld War II
StylePatriotic, Disturbing, Exciting, Action, For men

A prototype of a new cutting edge tank is being taken on a secret mission to Moscow, to Comrade Stalin. Soon the cross-country run turns into a ruthless race. Followed by Nazis, the tanks' team defeats their pursuers and proves the great ability and vast superiority of the machine that is about to become a legendary T-34.

The Catcher Was a Spy (2018)
Mark5.2 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrethriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
CharactersScouts, Scientists, CIA, Spy, Gay, Jews
PlotWar
PlaceItaly
TimeWorld War II

Major league baseball player, Moe Berg, lives a double life working for the Office of Strategic Services.

Anna's War (2018)
Mark4.2 (imdb: 7)
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:27
PlotWar, Survival
TimeWorld War II
StyleDepressive, Gloomy, Disturbing, Makes me think

The entire family of a 6-year-old Anna dies in the mass coordinated execution of Jews. The mother covers up Anna with her own body, and the girl miraculously survives. For the next few hundred days Anna hides in the disused chimney at the Nazi Commandant's office. From her shelter she watches as life passes her by until the village is liberated from the Nazi. In these inhuman conditions Anna not only survives but keeps her humanity. Many factors help her: memories from the life swept away by war, the cultural foundations laid by the parents and a friend who saves her from loneliness.

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Inglourious Basterds (2009)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 8.3)
Genreaction, comedy, drama, military
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:33
CharactersJews, Hitler, Soldier, Military
PlotUndercover, War, Revenge
PlaceFrance, Germany
TimeWorld War II
StyleAtmospheric

In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as "The Basterds" are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds, lead by Lt. Aldo Raine soon cross paths with a French-Jewish teenage girl who runs a movie theater in Paris which is targeted by the soldiers.

Sobibor (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.3)
Genredrama, military
CountryRussia
Duration01:51
PlotWar, Uprising
PlaceConcentration camp, Russia
TimeWorld War II

Based on the true story, international historical project “Sobibor” is dedicated to the heroism of the Soviet o cer Alexander Pechersky. During the great Patriotic war, being in a Nazi concentration camp Sobibor he managed to do the impossible — for only three weeks to organize a revolt and mass escape of the prisoners. Part of the escapees were caught and shot, and the rest led by Pechersky managed to escape and joined the partisans.

Pearl Harbor (2001)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration03:03
CharactersMilitary, Pilots, Soldier
PlotWar, Survival, Love triangle
PlaceAircraft, Japan, USA, England
TimeWorld War II
StyleLong

The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with beautiful Naval nurse Evelyn Johnson. But the rivalry between the friends-turned-foes is immediately put on hold when they find themselves at the center of Japan's devastating attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.8)
Genredrama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:30
CharactersJews, Childrens
PlotWar
PlaceConcentration camp
TimeWorld War II
StyleTouching

When his family moves from their home in Berlin to a strange new house in Poland, young Bruno befriends Shmuel, a boy who lives on the other side of the fence where everyone seems to be wearing striped pajamas. Unaware of Shmuel's fate as a Jewish prisoner or the role his own Nazi father plays in his imprisonment, Bruno embarks on a dangerous journey inside the camp's walls.

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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