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Officers (1971)
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Officers (1971)
Original name: Офицеры
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, thought provoking, uplifting, breathtaking, epic
Audience: boys' night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: soviet army, military, army, duty, russian soldier, friendship, family, family relations, danger, red army, great patriotic war, military officer, uniform, military uniform, woman in uniform
Place: russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, realistic, serious and suspense films with plots about military, soldier, world war two, danger, soviet army, war and military uniform mostly in Drama, War and Romance genres. Some movies like Officers: At War as at War (1969), They Fought for Their Country (1975), Father of a Soldier (1964), The Yellow Birds (2017), The Dawns Here Are Quiet (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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
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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
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100%
One-Two, Soldiers Were Going... (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The families of 18 soldiers who heroically died in 1944 are meeting at the place of the squad last battle.
Style: atmospheric, compassionate, sentimental, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: world war two, parents and children, death, family, murder, danger, storytelling, soviet soldier, killed in action, uniform, russian soldier, great patriotic war
Time: year 1944, year 1974
Place: russia
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50%
Father of a Soldier (1964)
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 ...
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, touching, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: great patriotic war, father son relationship, military, death of son, soldier, dead son, fatherhood, wound, world war two, red army, eastern front, frontline ...
Time: 1940s
Place: russia, caucasus, georgia (former ussr), berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: tense, thought provoking, disturbing, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: iraq war, soldier, adaptation, military, brutality, life is a bitch, heroes, friendship, danger, courage, military officer, violence ...
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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
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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
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 ⇓
52%
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 ⇓
48%
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The Border (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Finland, Russia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The young man must set up a clear border between Finland and Russia, white and red, enemy and friend, us and them. While the task seems clear he finds out the execution of his command in concrete situations is very difficult. Right choices turn out ...
Style: touching, captivating, suspense, exciting, contemplative
Plot: military officer, military, fall in love, teacher, army, duty, prisoner of war camp, violence, civil war, independence, russian, border guard ...
Time: year 1918
Place: finland, soviet union, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Spring on the Oder (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A war drama set in Germany at the end od WWII.
Plot: great patriotic war, russian abroad, red army, world war two, soviet army, russian soldier, uniform
Time: year 1945
⇓ 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 ⇓
43%
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4 Days in May (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Russia, Ukraine
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of Russian soldiers are sent into Northern Germany at the tail-end of WWII, where they occupy a children's home in close proximity to a larger German unit. Against these odds, a friendship forms between a German orphan and a childless ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspense
Plot: russian soldier, world war two, holocaust, battles, military, love affair, military life, friendship, wartime life, soldier, basic training, beach ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: germany
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Do It - One! (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Rookie Alexey Gavrilov gets to a part where there is bullying.
Style: suspense, rough, realistic, suspenseful, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: army, soviet army, brutality, vengeance, conflict, violence, brawl, deception, heroes, social relations, fight scenes, military uniform ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Great War (2019)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In November of 1918 as World War I was ending, a unit of American soldiers goes behind enemy lines to find a lost platoon of African American soldiers.
Style: serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war one, trench warfare, soldier, great patriotic war, war violence, combat, military life, army, infantrymen, wartime life, battlefield, rescue mission ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1918
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Afghan Luke (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Disheartened when his story about Canadian snipers possibly mutilating corpses in Afghanistan is buried, Luke (Nick Stahl) quits his job but is even more determined to return to Afghanistan to get the real story. With his offbeat buddy, Tom (Nicolas ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: journalism, war correspondent, military, anti war, buddies, idealism, danger, media, graphic violence, friends, war, soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan
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41%
Devil's Harvest (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set between the two World Wars and based on true historical events, Bitter Harvest conveys the untold story of the Holodomor, the genocidal famine engineered by the tyrant Joseph Stalin. The film displays a powerful tale of love, honour, rebellion ...
Style: psychological, captivating, sincere, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: hunger, genocide, peasant, adaptation, brutality, danger, society, couples, love, life is a bitch, soviet, family relations ...
Time: 1930s
Place: ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ⇓
41%
The Commissar (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Klavdia Vavilova, a Red Army cavalry commissar, is waylaid by an unexpected pregnancy. She stays with a Jewish family to give birth and is softened somewhat by the experience of family life.
Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: pregnancy, russian civil war, war, life is a bitch, village, wartime life, female soldier, jewish, pregnant woman, jewish family, soldier, newborn baby ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Fortress on Wheels (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A story about an armored train number 56 and his actions during WWII.
Plot: captain, tank, nazi soldier, military uniform, red army, russian soldier, world war two, train, commander, soldier, exploitation, enemy ...
Place: ukraine, kiev ukraine, ussr, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Twin Sisters (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Netherlands, Luxembourg
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Twin Sisters is an epic love story based on the Dutch bestseller by Tessa de Loo that has been read by more than 3.5 million readers in Holland and Germany.
Style: epic, captivating, thought provoking, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: twins, family relations, reunion, culture clash, life is a bitch, wartime life, human nature, society, orphan, reconciliation, family reunited, forceful separation ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: germany, holland, europe, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Warriors Five (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy, France, Yugoslavia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: World War II Italy...1943. After parachuting behind enemy lines on an espionage mission, an American soldier is imprisoned by the enemy. He escapes with four Italian prisoners, enlisting their aid in exploding a bridge.
Style: captivating, exciting, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, soldier, military, prison, american, paratrooper, escapades, heroes, war, confined, escape, espionage ...
Place: germany, italy
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In Tranzit (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Russia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Nazi POWs suspected of heinous acts are locked up in a Soviet women's prison run by vengeful female guards. To weed out the guilty, the innocent must pay. Can supposed enemies turn into great loves? Based on a true post-World War II story, this ...
Style: realistic, sincere, uplifting, captivating, serious ...
Plot: soldier, wartime life, captivity, against humanity, life is a bitch, confined, heroes, society, prison life, genocide, injustice, world war two ...
Time: post world war two, 1940s
Place: soviet union, ussr, russia, st. petersburg russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Penal Battalion (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 550 min.
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Story: The authors of the television series studied archival materials and military chronicles. The last series ends with a demonstration of the list of penalty parts, which from 1942 to 1945 fought on the Soviet fronts.
Style: sentimental, captivating, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: great patriotic war, world war two, soviet army, russian soldier, pow, infantry, nazi, red army, killed in action, wehrmacht, priest, escape ...
Time: 1940s
Place: soviet union, ussr, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Flag of My Father (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Serving her country is an honour for Judith (GiGi Erneta: Friday NIght Lights, Vernonica Mars), an army nurse whose Vietnam veteran father (William Devane: Knots Landing, 24) taught her the importance of sacrifice. After a tour in Iraq, she returns ...
Style: captivating, suspense, surprise ending, entertaining
Plot: military, faith, family problems, relationship problems, family, family relations, brother sister relationship, siblings relations, death of father, loss of father, brother brother relationship, faith based ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
100 Days Before the Command (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Soviet Union
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Visually astonishing, erotically charged and emotionally jarring. '100 Days Before the Command' is Hussein Erkenov's courageous and stinging indictment of communism. Five young Red Army recruits struggle for survival against the ...
Plot: military, soviet army, eroticism, gay, surrealism, very little dialogue, pubic hair, teenage boy, underwater, male objectification, uniform, homoeroticism ...
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The Crossing (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: China, USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 129 min.
Story: During the Chinese Revolution in 1949, three couples flee from China to an island of Taiwan.
Style: captivating, realistic, intense, tense, suspense ...
Plot: refugee, historical event, revolution, escape, danger, military, survival, camp, republican era china
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, emotional ...
Plot: world war two, war, military, resistance, politics, siblings relations, heroic mission, political unrest, battle zone, heroes, state affairs, soldier ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1939
Place: finland, europe, russia, ussr, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Dot and a Line (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Venezuela, Chile, Spain, Uruguay
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of a young Colombian recruit who, while patrolling his country's border, is befriended by a Venezuelan adversary, and the tragic consequences of their relationship.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, jungle, friendship, danger, politics, military, friends, drug abuse, military life, drug dealing, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: venezuela, colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Only Way (1970)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Denmark, Panama, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In April 1940, the armies of Nazi Germany invaded Denmark. The Danish government promised peaceful cooperation on the condition that Denmark s Jews remain free. The Nazi s agreed. In October, 1943, the agreement was broken...This is the true and ...
Style: contemplative, captivating, thought provoking, uplifting, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, state affairs, against humanity, heroes, battles, war, confined, military, politics, society, danger ...
Time: 1940s
Place: denmark, sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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1971 (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: India
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Based on true facts, the film revolves around 6 brave soldiers who escape from the clutches of the Pakistan Army and risk death with honour and courage with sacrifice towards their journey home.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: pow, escape, army, military, soldier, courage, freedom, prisoner of war camp, danger, honor, indian pakistani, sacrifice ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: pakistan, india, kashmir
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%