10 best movies like Underground (1995)

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Movies similar to Underground (1995): Our Music, Mr. Robot, Poldark, No Man's Land, The Tin Drum, The Battle of Algiers, Marvel's Luke Cage, Anna's War, iZombie, Blade Runner 2049.

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Our Music (2004)
Markimdb: 6.9
CountryFrance, Luxembourg
PlotArt, Political, Religious, Revolution
PlaceFrance, Aircraft
StyleAtmospheric, Smart, Gloomy, Light, Makes me think

    Jean-Luc Godard's poetic meditation on war, violence and defeat. The film is structured in three parts. The three segments are "Hell", "Purgatory", and "Heaven". The first segment is a montage of war images from documentary and fictional sources. The second concerns two young Jewish women attending a European arts conference in Sarajevo. The final segment concerns the after life.

    Mr. Robot (2015)
    Mark9 (imdb: 8.5)
    Genrethriller, drama, crime
    CharactersHackers, Hackers, Criminals
    PlotSplit personality, Drug addict, Sects, Revolution, Sects, Uprising
    StyleDisturbing, Depressive

      A contemporary and culturally resonant drama about a young programmer, Elliot, who suffers from a debilitating anti-social disorder and decides that he can only connect to people by hacking them. He wields his skills as a weapon to protect the people that he cares about. Elliot will find himself in the intersection between a cybersecurity firm he works for and the underworld organizations that are recruiting him to bring down corporate America.

      Poldark (2015)
      Mark7.2 (imdb: 8.3)
      Genremelodrama, drama, history
      CountryUnited Kingdom
      PlotRelationship, Love triangle

        Britain is in the grip of a chilling recession... falling wages, rising prices, civil unrest - only the bankers are smiling. It's 1783 and Ross Poldark returns from the American War of Independence to his beloved Cornwall to find his world in ruins: his father dead, the family mine long since closed, his house wrecked and his sweetheart pledged to marry his cousin. But Ross finds that hope and love can be found when you are least expecting it in the wild but beautiful Cornish landscape.

        No Man's Land (2001)
        Mark8 (imdb: 7.9)
        Genredrama, military
        CountryBosnia and Herzegovina, France, Slovenia, Italy, United Kingdom, Belgium
        CharactersSoldier, Military
        PlotSurvival, Political, War
        StyleHeavy, Soulful, Depressive, Fascinating, Makes me think, To cry, Smart

          Two soldiers from opposite sites get stuck between the front lines in the same trench. The UN is asked to free them and both sides agree on a ceasefire, but will they stick to it?

          The Tin Drum (1979)
          Markimdb: 7.5
          Genredrama, military
          CountryWest Germany, France, Yugoslavia, Poland
          PlotWar, Growing up, Toys
          TimeWorld War II
          StyleMakes me think, Fascinating, Smart

            Oskar is born in Germany in 1924 with an advanced intellect. Repulsed by the hypocrisy of adults and the irresponsibility of society, he refuses to grow older after his third birthday.

            The Battle of Algiers (1966)
            Mark6 (imdb: 8.1)
            Genredrama, military, history
            CountryItaly, Algeria
            CharactersMilitary, Heroes
            PlotRevolution, War, Freedom, Uprising
            StyleHeavy, Depressive, Fascinating, Makes me think

              Tracing the struggle of the Algerian Front de Liberation Nationale to gain freedom from French colonial rule as seen through the eyes of Ali from his start as a petty thief to his rise to prominence in the organisation and capture by the French in 1957. The film traces the rebels' struggle and the increasingly extreme measures taken by the French government to quell the revolt.

              Marvel's Luke Cage (2016)
              Mark4.6 (imdb: 7.3)
              Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
              PlotSuperpowers, Death
              StyleNetflix, Spectacular

                Given superstrength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man escapes prison to become a superhero for hire.

                Anna's War (2018)
                Mark4.2 (imdb: 6.8)
                PlotWar, Survival, Death, Fear
                TimeWorld War II
                StyleDepressive, Gloomy, Disturbing, Makes me think, For men

                  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.

                  iZombie (2015)
                  Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.8)
                  Genrehorror, comedy, drama, crime
                  CharactersZombie, Zombie
                  PlotSupernatural, Supernatural, Superpowers
                  StyleDisturbing, Smart

                    A medical student who becomes a zombie joins a Coroner's Office in order to gain access to the brains she must reluctantly eat so that she can maintain her humanity. But every brain she eats, she also inherits their memories and must now solve their deaths with help from the Medical examiner and a police detective.

                    Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
                    Mark8.8 (imdb: 8)
                    Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
                    CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA, Hungary
                    CharactersFamily, Twins, Fathers, Friends, Hunters, Dogs
                    PlotArtificial Intelligence, Love, War, Mystery, Investigation, Revolution
                    StyleCyberpunk, Depressive, Disturbing, Makes me think, For men

                      Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard, a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.

                      Fear the Walking Dead (2015)
                      Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.9)
                      Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
                      CharactersZombie, Zombie
                      PlotApocalypse, Survival, Viruses, Apocalypse, Survival, Viruses
                      PlaceLos Angeles
                      StyleDisturbing, Fascinating, Action, Depressive, For men, Action, Fascinating

                        What did the world look like as it was transforming into the horrifying apocalypse depicted in "The Walking Dead"? This spin-off set in Los Angeles, following new characters as they face the beginning of the end of the world, will answer that question.

                        Reality (2012)
                        Mark2 (imdb: 6.8)
                        Genrecomedy, drama
                        CountryItaly, France
                        PlotObsession, Religious, On real events
                        StyleMakes me think, Smart, Depressive

                          A dark comedy centering on the lives of a Neapolitan based family whose father, a fish merchant, is so infatuated with the reality TV show "Grande Fratello" (the Italian version of "Big Brother") he starts living his life as if he were on it.

                          The Round Up (2010)
                          Mark8 (imdb: 7.1)
                          Genredrama, military, history
                          CountryFrance, Germany, Hungary
                          PlotSurvival, War, On real events
                          TimeWorld War II
                          StyleMakes me think, Depressive

                            Joseph is eleven. And this June morning, he must go to school, a yellow star sown on his chest. He receives the support of a goods dealer. The mockery of a baker. Between kindness and contempt, Jo, his Jewish friends, their families, learn of life in an occupied Paris, on the Butte Montmartre, where they've taken shelter. At least that's what they think, until that morning on July 16th 1942, when their fragile happiness is toppled over.

                            How to Get Away with Murder (2014)
                            Mark7.6 (imdb: 8.1)
                            Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
                            CharactersLawyers, Students

                              A sexy, suspense-driven legal thriller about a group of ambitious law students and their brilliant, mysterious criminal defense professor. They become entangled in a murder plot and will shake the entire university and change the course of their lives.

                              Manderlay (2005)
                              Mark10 (imdb: 7.3)
                              CountryDenmark, Sweden, Netherlands, France, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy
                              PlotFreedom, Slavery
                              StyleDepressive, Makes me think, Fancy, Smart

                                In 1933, after leaving Dogville, Grace Margaret Mulligan sees a slave being punished at a cotton farm called Manderlay. Officially slavery is illegal and Grace stands up against the owners of the farm. She stays with some gangsters in Manderlay and tries to influence the situation. But when harvest time comes Grace sees the social and economic reality of Manderlay.

                                Olga (2004)
                                Markimdb: 6.6
                                Genremelodrama, drama, military, biography, history
                                PlotWar, Political, Revolution, Uprising, On real events
                                TimeWorld War II
                                StyleDepressive, Fascinating

                                  Based upon the true story of Olga Benário, the German-born wife of Brazilian communist leader Luís Carlos Prestes. During the dictatorship of Getúlio Vargas (1930-1945) she was arrested and sent to Nazi Germany, where she was put to death in a concentration camp. After World War II began, Vargas decided to uphold the Allies.

                                  Straight Into Darkness (2004)
                                  Markimdb: 5
                                  Genrehorror, action, drama, military
                                  CharactersHeroes, Soldier, Military, Orphans
                                  PlotSurvival, War, Art
                                  TimeWinter, World War II
                                  StyleHeavy, Depressive, Fancy

                                    The movie encompasses several different elements-the perils of war, a touch of macabre, sadness and redemption.

                                    The Cuckoo (2002)
                                    Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.8)
                                    Genrecomedy, drama, military
                                    PlotWar, Love triangle
                                    TimeWorld War II
                                    StyleAtmospheric, Action, Touching, Soulful, Makes me think, Fancy, Smart

                                      September of 1944, a few days before Finland went out of the Second World War. A chained to a rock Finnish sniper-kamikadze Veikko managed to set himself free. Ivan, a captain of the Soviet Army, arrested by the Front Secret Police 'Smersh', has a narrow escape. They are soldiers of the two enemy armies. A Lapp woman Anni gives a shelter to both of them at her farm. For Anni they are not enemies, but just men.

                                      Ulysses' Gaze (1995)
                                      Markimdb: 7.7
                                      Genredrama, military
                                      CountryGreece, France, Italy, Germany, United Kingdom, Yugoslavia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania, Romania
                                      PlotWar, Political
                                      PlaceGreece, Lake
                                      StyleMakes me think, Depressive, Fascinating

                                        "A," a Greek filmmaker living in exile in the United States, returns to his native Ptolemas to attend a special screening of one of his extremely controversial films. But A's real interest lies elsewhere--the mythical reels of the very first film shot by the Manakia brothers, who, at the dawn of the age of cinema, tirelessly criss-crossed the Balkans and, without regard for national and ethnic strife, recorded the region's history and customs. Did these primitive, never-developed images really exist?

                                        Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg (1990)
                                        Mark7 (imdb: 6.5)
                                        Genredrama, military, biography
                                        CountrySweden, Hungary, Norway
                                        CharactersHeroes, Losers
                                        PlotPolitical, Survival, War, On real events
                                        TimeWorld War II
                                        StyleDepressive, Makes me think

                                          Swedish account of Raoul Wallenberg, the man responsible for the largest rescue of Jews during World War II.