Movies like Father of a Soldier

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Father of a Soldier (1964)
 8.4
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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, military, world war two, father son relationship, soldier, fatherhood, dead son, wound, death of son, red army, eastern front, tank, village, fight, army, nazi germany, hospital, farmer, journey, german soldier, frontline, generation, countryside, father figure, anti war ...
Time: 1940s
Place: ussr, caucasus, russia, georgia (former ussr), berlin germany

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Most similar movies to Father of a Soldier

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out rough, suspenseful, realistic and captivating films with plots about world war two, war, soldier, 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), Soldier Boy (2019), At War as at War (1969). 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, rough, tense, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, red army, russian soldier, heroism, life & death, camaraderie, war, retreat, eastern front, nazi, soldier, patriotism ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: russia
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100%
 6.5
 760
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: rough, suspenseful, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, military, soldier, friendship, society, fascism, violence, friendship between men, war, great patriotic war, courage, fight ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Klim Voroshilov-2 Tank (1990)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Tank Klim Voroshilov 2
Style: exciting, rough, disturbing, sincere, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, great patriotic war, death, tank, wartime, eastern front, nazi soldier, military life, wartime life, nazi, german soldier, battlefield ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.5
 575
Soldier Boy (2019)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Belarus, Russia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The film is based on real events. This is a story about exciting events that occurred in the life of the smallest soldier - the hero of the Great Patriotic War, six-year-old Sergei Aleshkov. He lost all his relatives and got into the army. With a ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, captivating, disturbing
Plot: great patriotic war, nazi germany, friendship, soldier, military, world war two, violence, wartime life, life is a bitch, fascism, society, orphan ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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At War as at War (1969)
Genre: Drama, 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: thought provoking, realistic, captivating, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soviet army, world war two, tank, great patriotic war, red army, military, soldier, heroism, heroes, battles, transformation, friendship ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, disturbing, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, red army, war, military, battles, life & death, heroic mission, betrayal, patriotism, heroism, red herring, great patriotic war ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Mother of Men (1975)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
Style: sincere, touching, rough, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, mother, children, heroine, survival, kindness, young woman, village, hunger, life is a bitch, mentor, family ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, year 1942
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, nazi germany, teenager, boy, father son relationship, public humiliation, friends, german soldier, fall in love, youth, love and romance ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 6.6
 439
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: military, wartime life, life is a bitch, heroes, war, world war two, heroism, idealism, death of son, soldier, nervous breakdown, brawl ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 20th century
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, world war two, cold weather, russian soldier, war correspondent, soldier, tank, bombing, red army, frontline, soviet army, uniform ...
Time: year 1941
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 980
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: epic, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, wehrmacht, great patriotic war, infantry, war, red army, soviet army, battles, battle zone, heroism, attack, soldier ...
Time: 1940s
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, war, military, battles, infantry, soldier, rebellion, heroic mission, military life, fighting the system, leadership, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: germany, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 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: bleak, rough, serious, realistic, gloomy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, siege, hunger, battles, wartime life, military, soldier, survival, self sacrifice, female protagonist, journalist, heroic mission ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, 20th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: disturbing, epic, tragic ending, sad, serious ...
Plot: world war two, great patriotic war, soldier, war, soviet army, military, wartime life, heroic mission, military life, battles, friendship, escapades ...
Time: year 1942
Place: ussr, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, contemplative
Plot: world war two, ocean, aviation, soviet army, allies, military, war, heroes, battles, wartime life, aerial combats, military life ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: ussr, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.2
 866
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, captivating, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, military, battles, soldier, survival, military life, society, war, daring rescue, heroic mission, battle zone, infantrymen ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, france, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.5
 35K
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: realistic, rough, gloomy, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, war, survival, german, nazism, russian, soldier, wehrmacht, eastern front, starvation, battles, military life ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, year 1943, 20th century
Place: russia, germany, poland, east germany, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: sincere, disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, infantry, military, eastern front, soldier, friendship, husband wife relationship, friend, firing squad, battles, insubordination, adaptation ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, year 1942, year 1941, year 1944
Place: finland, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, military, battles, against the odds, heroes, wartime life, war, rivalry, infantrymen, battlefield, tank ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: europe, finland, russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, rough, serious, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, d day, against the odds, war, battles, human spirit, heroic mission, military life, idealism, basic training, heroes, leadership ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: bleak, suspenseful, suspense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, female soldier, aviation, great patriotic war, red army, women, fight, wartime, battles, heroism, friendship, female warrior ...
Time: 1940s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, exploitation, military, soldier, war, rivalry, confined, escapades, adventure, battles, vengeance, prisoner of war camp ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: holland, europe, netherlands, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Forgotten Battle (2020)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 124 min.
Story: November 1944. On the flooded isle of Walcheren, Zeeland, thousands of Allied soldiers are battling the German army. Three young lives become inextricably connected. A Dutch boy fighting for the Germans, an English glider pilot and a girl from ...
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: world war two, soldier, military, battles, combat, wartime life, showdown, freedom fighter, fight for supremacy, military life, resistance fighter, wartime ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: netherlands, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Red Ghost (2020)
Genre: Drama, History, Horror, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: December 30, 1941. Vyazma ('Vyazemsky cauldron') is a small detachment of Soviet soldiers, by fatal coincidence, in an unequal battle with a special unit of the Wehrmacht. However, none of them think about giving up. Each of them was ready ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, rough, tense
Plot: world war two, great patriotic war, military, male nudity, society, soldier, violence, murder, war, legend, fight, warrior ...
Time: year 1941
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.5
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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, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: sexual abuse, wartime life, world war two, soldier, countryside, life is a bitch, ex military, military, occupation, farm, rape, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, post world war two, year 1945
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, tense, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: fighter pilot, world war two, great patriotic war, aerial combat, fighter plane, aviation, camaraderie, love, patriotism, life & death, friendship between men, female pilot ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: ukraine, ussr, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
 3K
Tobruk (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Spain
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: realistic, serious, exciting, tense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, war, espionage, tank, commando, british military, battles, rescue, military, soldier, desert, escapades ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: africa, libya, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.5
 480K
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, tank, military, soldier, american soldier, nazi germany, battles, heroism, ambush, battlefield, nazi ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, 20th century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.5
 2K
Officers (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two friends are army officers, and the turbulent times throw them from the Civil War in the early 20s to the Soviet conflict in Finland, from China to the Urals.
Style: breathtaking, captivating, tense, thought provoking, uplifting ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: soviet army, russian soldier, red army, world war two, military, army, duty, family relations, friendship, family, great patriotic war, military officer ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.6
 12K
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, epic ...
Plot: world war two, war, military, military life, captivity, life is a bitch, battles, occupation, soldier, confined, recruit, rivalry ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 20th century, 1930s
Place: korea, south korea, mongolia, france, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%