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At War as at War (1969)
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At War as at War (1969)
Original name: На войне как на войне
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 under extreme pressures, one after the other, fighting the German forces occupying Ukraine during World War II. Here's the story of an impressionable man who learns in the hard way that being a leader is more than just using of his commanding voice to get what he wants.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, realistic, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soviet army, world war two, military, soldier, heroism, friendship, heroes, battles, transformation, leadership, violence, adaptation, danger, rivalry, courage, great patriotic war, red army, russian soldier, hierarchy, military officer, tank, uniform
Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1943
Place: russia

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Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of American GIs work their way through war-torn France during the final days of the Second World War.
Style: realistic, disturbing, captivating, thought provoking, exciting ...
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Plot: soldier, world war two, battles, military, danger, heroes, friendship, courage, pow, brutality, heroism, adaptation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Unknown Soldier (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland, Belgium, Iceland
Duration: 180 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 ...
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Plot: infantry, world war two, friendship, soldier, friend, husband wife relationship, military, firing squad, insubordination, military officer, violence, courage ...
Time: 1940s
Place: finland, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Yellow Birds (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two young soldiers, Bartle and Murph, navigate the terrors of the Iraq war under the command of the older, troubled Sergeant Sterling. All the while, Bartle is tortured by a promise he made to Murph's mother before their deployment.
Style: realistic, suspense, captivating, thought provoking, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, violence, iraq war, friendship, life is a bitch, heroes, courage, military, adaptation, danger, brutality, military officer ...
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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, war, military, soviet army, heroic mission, military life, wartime life, battles, soviet, survival ...
Time: year 1942
Place: russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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I Am Soldier (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: I Am Soldier follows Mickey Tomlinson (Tom Hughes), a military chef, who attempts the most dangerous military selection known to man: The Special Air Service (S.A.S.) selection. The S.A.S. Is the United Kingdom's most renowned Special Forces ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, captivating, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, military life, brutality, heroism, deadly, heroes, battles, friendship, violence, dishonesty, leadership ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: suspense, rough, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female soldier, aviation, world war two, women, wartime, fight, aviator, battles, heroism, friendship, danger, deadly ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Winter War (1989)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 199 min.
Story: Russia attacked Finland in late November 1939. This film tells the story of a Finnish platoon of reservists from the municipality of Kauhava in the province of Pohjanmaa/Ostrobothnia who leave their homes and go to war. The film focuses on the ...
Style: epic, realistic, bleak, tense, serious ...
Plot: world war two, war, military, resistance, politics, family relations, battle zone, heroic mission, soldier, political unrest, military life, danger ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1939, 1940s
Place: finland, europe, russia, soviet union, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 455
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, military, soldier, friendship, fascism, violence, friendship between men, deadly, society, great patriotic war ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: captivating, tense, breathtaking, uplifting, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: soviet army, military, army, duty, family, danger, friendship, family relations, russian soldier, military officer, great patriotic war, red army ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Red Rose of Normandy (2011)
Genre: War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Klaus Muller, a battle-hardened veteran, finds himself fighting for his life on the Russian front. Surrounded by overwhelming numbers of Russian tanks and planes, he and his men are doomed until famed German tank ace, Michael Wittmann, shows up in ...
Style: suspenseful, emotional, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: soldier, world war two, war, family relations, battles, lovers reunited, danger, military, lovers on the run, chases and races, d day, escapades ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 2.2
 805
Ardennes Fury (2014)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: As the Battle of the Bulge rages on, an American tank unit gets trapped behind Nazi lines. With just hours before the bombs of Operation Ardennes Fury fall, the tank's commander makes the risky decision to rescue an orphanage.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, military, soldier, heroic mission, daring rescue, danger, battles, heroes, tank, platoon, battle zone, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: germany, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: captivating, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, battles, against the odds, heroes, wartime life, rivalry, military, war, infantrymen, battlefield, attack ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: finland, europe, soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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
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Time: year 1941
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Hunt for Wehrwolf (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: Russia, Ukraine
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A small group of Russian soldiers with mixed skills are assembled to go on a covert mission to map out the area of Hitler's new HQ in the Ukraine known as Wehrwolf. But it's not until they get to their destination that the squads leader ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.3
 697
4 Days in May (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Russia, Ukraine
Duration: 97 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.6
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Country: Russia
Duration: 131 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
They Fought for Their Country (1975)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 137 min.
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Style: rough, suspense, tense, suspenseful, sentimental
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 5K
April 9th (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the early morning of April 9th 1940 the Danish army is alerted. The Germans have crossed the border; Denmark is at war against Europe's strongest army. In Southern Jutland Danish bicycle- and motorcycle companies are ordered out, to against ...
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Plot: war, world war two, soldier, nazi occupation, battles, military, danger, against the odds, surprise attack, friendship, battle zone, military life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1940
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: serious, rough, realistic, contemplative, suspenseful
Plot: world war two, heroes, war, wartime life, aerial combats, ocean or sea, battles, military life, danger, military, allies, fighter plane ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 4K
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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, realistic, rough, serious, gloomy
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Klim Voroshilov-2 Tank (1990)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Tank Klim Voroshilov 2
Style: suspense, disturbing, touching, rough, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Wolf Warrior 2 (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
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Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Genre: Action, War, Drama
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the Philippines during WW II, two U.S. Army officers are caught and shot by a Japanese officer. One survives and soon joins with a guerrilla troop to battle the enemy... and get revenge.
Style: exciting, bleak, captivating, serious, rough ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Hell Is for Heroes (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, military, battles, u.s. army, soldier, infantry, war, military life, heroic mission, rebellion, nazi germany, anti war ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: germany, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Fortress of War (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Belarus, Russia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A war drama set during the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, in which Russian troops held on to a border stronghold for nine days. The film shows the heroic defense of Brest Fortress, which has taken upon the first stroke of German ...
Style: serious, epic, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, world war two, battles, soldier, heroes, invasion, german, heroic mission, resistance, honor, infantrymen, survival ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.3
 522
Submarine X-1 (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After losing a submarine and fifty crew in a battle with a German ship during WWII, a Royal Navy officer gets a second chance in a daring raid with midget subs.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, submarine, battles, leadership, war, seaport, heroes, officers and cadets, escapades, military life, battleship, power relations ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The 317th Platoon (1965)
Genre: War
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In Vietnam, 1954, a French platoon isolated behind enemy lines tries to come back. It is led by the inexperienced, idealistic sous-lieutenant Torrens, and by adjutant Willsdorf, a WWII veteran of the Werhmacht.
Style: realistic, disturbing, gloomy, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: military, soldier, jungle, war, heroes, state affairs, escapades, military life, chaos, survival, danger, rebellion ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, year 1954
Place: vietnam, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 2K
The Star (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The film is based on the eponymous book by Emmanuil Kazakevich. In the summer of 1944 the Nazi Armies prepare a massive Tank Division named 'Viking" for the offensive on occupied Russian land. The Russian Army's special group of seven ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: military, soldier, d day, danger, fall in love, adventure, battles, war, world war two, battlefield, russian, escapades ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Kokoda: 39th Battalion (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: serious, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, soldier, survival, military, military life, leadership, war, battles, danger, heroism, battlefield, heroes ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 4K
Ambush (1999)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 123 min.
Story: It is the summer of 1941 and the Finnish army has been mobilized along the border with Russia. A platoon led by Lt. Eero Perkola is waiting for orders to go on the offensive. The platoon receives orders for a recon mission through the wilderness ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, sincere, bleak, rough ...
Plot: world war two, war, danger, military, military life, battles, soldier, behind enemy lines, losing-it hero, heroes, death of father, school ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 90s, 40s, 1930s
Place: russia, germany, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%