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Father of a Soldier (1964)
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Father of a Soldier (1964)
Original name: ჯარისკაცის მამა
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: During World War II, оld Georgian peasant wine-grower Georgy (Sergo Zakariadze) leaves his Georgian village and goes off to the front line, hoping to find his son. George should see and transfer a lot of things, he becomes a soldier and only in the last days of war finds the son...
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, touching, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: great patriotic war, father son relationship, military, death of son, soldier, fatherhood, dead son, wound, world war two, red army, eastern front, journey, village, fight, army, hospital, nazi germany, farmer, german soldier, generation, countryside, father figure, frontline, message, tank ...
Time: 1940s
Place: caucasus, russia, berlin germany, georgia (former ussr)

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out rough, suspenseful, realistic and serious films with plots about world war two, soldier, war, military, battles, danger and great patriotic war mostly in War, Drama and History genres. Some movies like Father of a Soldier: They Fought for Their Country (1975), Road to Berlin (2015), Klim Voroshilov-2 Tank (1990), Mother of Men (1975), Tank T-34 (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
They Fought for Their Country (1975)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In July 1942, in the Second World War, the rearguard of the Russian army protects the bridgehead of the Don River against the German army while the retreating Russian troops cross the bridge. While they move back to the Russian territory through the ...
Style: heroic, suspenseful, tense, rough, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: red army, russian soldier, world war two, heroism, life & death, camaraderie, war, soldier, eastern front, patriotism, military uniform, steel helmet ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Road to Berlin (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A story about two young men during the last days of WWII.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, male bonding, male friendship, soldier, military, friendship, deadly, violence, society, friendship between men, fascism, great patriotic war ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Klim Voroshilov-2 Tank (1990)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Tank Klim Voroshilov 2
Style: exciting, touching, disturbing, sincere, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: great patriotic war, tank, death, world war two, military life, eastern front, wartime life, german soldier, soldier, danger, battlefield, wartime ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Mother of Men (1975)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
Style: sincere, bleak, suspenseful, touching, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, children, mother, hunger, village, young woman, heroine, survival, kindness, life is a bitch, danger, family ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1942, year 1943
Place: soviet union, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 7.2
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Tank T-34 (1965)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Russian prisoners of war commandeer a tank and lead the Nazis on a cross-country chase in this World War II adventure drama. The Russians use their own tanks so the Nazis can use them as target practice to test a new anti-tank weapon. Knowing that ...
Plot: great patriotic war, red army, pow, self sacrifice, tank, behind enemy lines, uniform, armor, world war two
Place: soviet union, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Summer of '44 - The Lost Generation (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Summer 1944, Schwäbisch Hall. Contrary to the war propaganda and the decreed heroism, the 16-year-old boys dream of Swing music, sex and freedom - and of Lore, the air force helper from the air base, who attracts all eyes in her red swimsuit. At ...
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: nazi germany, friendship, teenager, father son relationship, boy, public humiliation, coming of age, fall in love, love and romance, danger, youth, german soldier ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Batallions Ask for Fire (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 285 min.
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Story: A story of a several days of intense fighting on the Eastern Front during one of the Soviet offensives in WWII.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, rough, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: red army, world war two, war, battles, military, battle, heroic mission, life & death, patriotism, betrayal, great patriotic war, heroism ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Silence (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A drama between people under unconventional circumstances. In the Second World War Finland was the only nation who brought casualties killed-in-action back to be buried at home. These actions were carried out by men and women working in assembly ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: military, wartime life, life is a bitch, heroes, war, idealism, heroism, world war two, death of son, soldier, male nudity, frontier ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: finland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Dawns Here Are Quiet (1972)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Based on the eponymous book by Boris Vasilyev, the film is set in Karelia (North-West of Russia, near Finland) in 1941 during WWII. In a beautiful and quiet wilderness far from the front-line there is an anti-aircraft artillery point, where corporal ...
Style: based on true events, disturbing, epic, tragic ending, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, great patriotic war, military, war, soviet army, soviet, heroic mission, wartime life, military life, battles, survival ...
Time: year 1942
Place: russia, ussr, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.1
 5K
Leningrad (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When in 1941 Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union, their troops quickly besieged Leningrad. Foreign journalists are evacuated but one of them, Kate Davies, is presumed dead and misses the plane. Alone in the city she is helped by Nina Tsvetnova a ...
Style: rough, bleak, realistic, serious, gloomy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, siege, military, battles, survival, life is a bitch, danger, wartime life, hunger, soldier, rationing, starvation ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Alive and the Dead (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 201 min.
Story: A Russian war correspondent is drafted into the war and finds himself in the middle of battle. When he loses his party card, however, he is treated as a deserter until he finds help from a kind man. This Soviet war feature was considerably outspoken ...
Style: epic
Plot: great patriotic war, russian soldier, cold weather, uniform, war correspondent, soviet army, military uniform, world war two, tank, bombing, soldier, frontline ...
Time: year 1941
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Unknown Soldier (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland, Belgium, Iceland
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The film follows Finnish army machine gun company in Continuation War against Soviet Union, 1941–1944. Based on Väinö Linna's best selling novel Tuntematon Sotilas (The Unknown Soldier) and the novel's uncensored version, Sotaromaani ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, realistic, sincere, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infantry, world war two, husband wife relationship, friend, friendship, military, soldier, firing squad, insubordination, military officer, adaptation, violence ...
Time: 1940s
Place: ussr, finland, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Torpedo Bombers (1983)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1944 a Soviet marine air force unit stationed near Murmansk is fighting off the German bombers attacking the British navy convoys supplying the Soviet Union with war materials under the lend-lease agreement.
Style: rough, suspenseful, contemplative, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, ocean, battles, ocean or sea, military life, wartime life, aerial combats, military, heroes, danger, war, pilot ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: russia, soviet union, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Hell Is for Heroes (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: World War II drama where the action centers around a single maneuver by a squad of GIs in retaliation against the force of the German Siegfried line. Reese joins a group of weary GIs unexpectedly ordered back into the line when on their way to a ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, military, battles, u.s. army, soldier, infantry, war, rebellion, heroic mission, military life, anti war, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: germany, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 623
Unknown Battle (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: During WW2, in 1942 and 1943, a series of not-so-well known yet bloody battles occurred near the town of Rzhev. Those battles received the name of ‘Rzhev Meat Grinder’. The film is based on the award-winning novel by Vyacheslav Kondratyev, which ...
Style: rough, epic, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wehrmacht, great patriotic war, war, infantry, soviet army, world war two, battles, soldier, battle zone, heroism, attack, red army ...
Time: 1940s
Place: ussr, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.5
 33K
Stalingrad (1993)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 134 min.
Story: "Stalingrad" follows the progress of a German Platoon through the brutal fighting of the Battle of Stalingrad. After having half their number wiped out and after being placed under the command of a sadistic Captain, the Lieutenant of the ...
Style: epic, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: world war two, war, military, soldier, nazism, german, survival, starvation, russian, military life, battles, wehrmacht ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1943, year 1942
Place: russia, europe, italy, germany, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.4
 839
Only the Brave (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A searing portrait of war and prejudice, 'Only the Brave' takes you on a haunting journey into the hearts and minds of the forgotten heroes of WWII - the Japanese-American 100th/442nd.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, battles, soldier, military life, survival, society, daring rescue, danger, war, battle zone, heroic mission, infantrymen ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: france, europe, usa, italy, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Ike: Countdown to D-Day (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This is the story of the senior-level preparations for the D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944 from the time of Dwight D. Eisenhower's appointment as the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe, to the establishment of the beachhead in Normandy. The film ...
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, d day, against the odds, military, battles, human spirit, war, leadership, soldier, military life, basic training, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Only Old Men Are Going to Battle (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bogdan Titarenko is very talented pilot and brave leader of "Singing group". He also must look after some new cadets and fight together with them against German Luftwaffe planes. Close to Bogdan always are his friends, they are all from ...
Style: rough, sentimental, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: soviet, fighter pilot, great patriotic war, aerial combat, fighter plane, aviation, love, camaraderie, patriotism, life & death, friendship between men, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: ussr, ukraine, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
1944: The Final Defence (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Soviet army breaks through the Finnish defences on the Karelian Isthmus in June 1944, advancing with overwhelming force. Somehow, the Finnish troops must find the strength to fight back, with all odds against them. The Battle of Tali-Ihantala ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, battles, against the odds, heroes, wartime life, military, rivalry, war, infantrymen, battlefield, attack ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: finland, europe, ussr, russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
At War as at War (1969)
Genre: War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Story: To the young lieutenant Maleshkin the war is a minor obstacle, if compared to his personal battle to command his subordinates, while conducting an armored vehicle at the same time he's trying to impress his superior Soviet officers who put him ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, thought provoking, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soviet army, world war two, military, soldier, heroism, transformation, heroes, friendship, leadership, battles, adaptation, violence ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1943
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
In Flight are the Night Witches (1981)
Genre: War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Film will be based on the female flying unit that fought in the Battle of Moscow. They were dubbed "Night Witches" by the frightened German soldiers because of the deadly stealth of their light planes.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female soldier, world war two, aviation, women, battles, fight, wartime, great patriotic war, heroism, friendship, deadly, danger ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.1
 200
Dirty Heroes (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Set near the end of World War II in the Netherlands, Dirty Heroes concerns a group of ex-convicts recruited into the U.S. Army to recover Dutch jewels originally stolen by the Nazis as well as confiscated Allied plans
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, confined, military, soldier, danger, chases and races, war, escapades, adventure, rivalry, vengeance, orchestral ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: europe, holland, netherlands, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Rose (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This harrowing tale of survival centers on Rose, a Masurian woman, whose German soldier husband was killed in the war, leaving her alone on their farm. A single woman had no defense against Russian soldiers who raped as a form of revenge, nor ...
Style: rough, realistic, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: soldier, countryside, sexual abuse, wartime life, life is a bitch, danger, military, ex military, survival, occupation, farm, world war two ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, post world war two, year 1945
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.6
 446K
Fury (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, China, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Last months of World War II in April 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theater, a battle-hardened U.S. Army sergeant in the 2nd Armored Division named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank called "Fury" and its five-man ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, war, soldier, nazi germany, battles, military, heroism, american soldier, ambush, tank, heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1945
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 3K
Tobruk (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In September 1942, the German Afrika Korps under Rommel have successfully pushed the Allies back into Egypt. A counter-attack is planned, for which the fuel dumps at Tobruk are a critical impediment. In order to aid the attack, a group of British ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, battles, desert, rescue, soldier, espionage, against the odds, heroic mission, military life, officers and cadets, wartime life, survival ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1942
Place: libya, africa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.7
 11K
My Way (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Jun-shik, who works for Tatsuo’s grandfather’s farm while Korea is colonized by Japan, dreams about participating in the Tokyo Olympics as a marathon runner. Tatsuo also aims to become a marathon runner, so the two become rivals. But the war ...
Style: tense, serious, rough, captivating, realistic
Plot: world war two, military life, life is a bitch, captivity, military, battles, soldier, recruit, squad, occupation, rivalry, confined ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s ...
Place: korea, south korea, mongolia, france, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.5
 26K
Cross of Iron (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: It is 1943, and the German army, ravaged and demoralised, are hastily retreating from the Russian front. In the midst of all this madness, conflict brews between the aristocratic yet ultimately pusillanimous Captain Stransky and the courageous ...
Style: realistic, tense, bleak, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, soldier, wehrmacht, eastern front, german, anti war, military hospital, military, hate, battles, chaos, lieutenant ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1943
Place: russia, france, siberia, germany, crimea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 548
The Bomber (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia, Ukraine
Duration: 181 min.
Story: During World War II, a soviet aircraft crashes on Nazi-occupied territory. But the pilot Grivtsov and his beloved radio operator Katya miraculously survive. Another survivor is flight navigator Linko, who ejected from the plane. Each of them has to ...
Style: suspense, sad, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: behind enemy lines, great patriotic war, traitor, sabotage, airplane shot down, soldier, world war two, social relations, survival, love affair, diversion, propaganda ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.0
 110
Happy New Year (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A war-torn marine returns home to face his fiercest battle yet - the one against himself.
Style: psychological, rough, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: haunted by the past, military, homecoming, friendship, disability, under the surface, military hospital, soldier, post traumatic stress disorder, anti war, society, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%