Movies and TV shows like The Great Battle 1969

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The Great Battle (1969)
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The Great Battle (1969)
Original name: Osvobozhdenie: Ognennaya duga
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Soviet Union, East Germany, Poland, Italy
Duration: 470 min.
TV show
Story: Two great armies duel to the death with a million guns and ten thousand tanks - THE GREAT BATTLE.
Plot: great patriotic war, world war two, soviet army, propaganda, red army, armor, rocket launcher, uniform, ammunition, communist propaganda, russian soldier
Time: year 1945

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, suspenseful, rough and realistic films and TV series with plots about world war two, red army, great patriotic war, russian soldier, soviet army, uniform and military mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like The Great Battle: They Fought for Their Country (1975), Spring on the Oder (1968), Tank T-34 (1965), The Penal Battalion (2004), The Alive and the Dead (1964). 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
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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
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68%
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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 ⇓
53%
The Penal Battalion (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 550 min.
TV show
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 ⇓
50%
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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%
Batallions Ask for Fire (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 285 min.
TV show
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 ⇓
38%
Sniper: Weapons of Retaliation (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Belarus, Russia
Duration: 162 min.
TV show
Story: This world war two story depicts the personal war between a Soviet sniper and a German sniper. Their feud continues after the war in Soviet occupied Germany. At the same time a Nazi rocket scientist continues his research while a Soviet secret ...
Plot: sniper rifle, sniper, soviet soldier, vendetta, world war two, revenge, german army, secret base, red army, wehrmacht, theatrical producer, murder ...
Time: year 1941, year 1945
Place: soviet union, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Soldiers Aren't Born (1969)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The continuation of a story started by Alexander Stolper epic movie "Zhivye i Myortvye".
Style: epic
Plot: great patriotic war, red army, battles, russian soldier, world war two, battle, military uniform
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Panfilov's 28 Men (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: USSR, Late November, 1941. Based on the account by reporter Vasiliy Koroteev that appeared in the Red Army's newspaper, Krasnaya Zvezda, shortly after the battle, this is the story of Panifilov's Twenty-Eight, a group of twenty-eight ...
Style: rough, suspense, touching, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: world war two, eastern front, red army, soviet army, bravery, heroes, infantry, propaganda, nazi soldier, wartime, heroism, protector ...
Time: year 1941, 1940s
Place: germany, russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Check Passed: No Mines (1965)
Genre: War
Country: Yugoslavia, Soviet Union
Duration: 88 min.
Story: October 20, 1944, Belgrade was liberated by Red Army and Tito's partisans. But the capital of Yugoslavia is still fraught with danger - retreating aggressor mined the city . A special partisan squad goes into underground maze of tunnels to find ...
Plot: world war two, red army, landmine, partisan, army, minefield, soldier, danger, uniform
Time: year 1944
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 ⇓
32%
Vasiliy Stalin (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia, Belarus, Ukraine
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: General lieutenant at 26, a womanizer and a booze-hound, Vasily Stalin has always lived a life too scandalous for the Soviet Union and yet too insignificant to ever escape the shadow of his larger-then-life father. The dictator's sudden death ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, exciting, disturbing, melancholic
Plot: dictator, josef stalin, father son relationship, world war two, pilot, aviator, war crime, binge drinking, alcoholic, soviet, red army, stalinism ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: ussr, soviet union, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Attempt (2010)
Genre: War
Country: Belarus
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Plot: captain, red army, grave, great patriotic war, scout, love, german
Time: year 1941, pre world war two
Place: soviet union, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 ⇓
30%
The Liberation of Prague (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia, East Germany
Duration: 140 min.
Story: On 20th of April 1945 the Soviet army launches its attack on Berlin. The end has come for Nazi Germany and Hitler decides to commit suicide. In Prague K.H. Frank (Nazi Secretary of State and Chief of police in the Protectorate of Bohemia a Moravia) ...
Style: propaganda film
Plot: concentration camp, fascism, communist, red army, world war two, rebellion, russian soldier
Time: year 1945, 1940s
Place: prague, czechoslovakia, prague czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Fight for Moscow (1985)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Vietnam
Duration: 358 min.
TV show
Story: A historic movie telling the story about a battle of Moscow during WWII.
Style: suspenseful, rough, disturbing, thought provoking
Audience: boys' night
Plot: josef stalin, world war two, nazi, military, heroism, battles, battle, great patriotic war, life & death, heroes, bravery, reconnaissance ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941
Place: ussr, russia, soviet union, moscow russia, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Front in the Rear of the Enemy (1982)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 161 min.
Story: A final episode in the trilogy about the Russian partisan's resistance during WWII. The film is set in 1944, when Russian partisans are making progress in their fighting against the Nazi occupation of Russia, Poland and Czechoslovakia. Lt. ...
Plot: soviet army, firearm, partisan, nazi occupation, great patriotic war, world war two
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Manure and Gillyflowers (1978)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: A story about the life of Maximiliane Irene von Quindt based on a classic novel by Christine Bruckner .
Style: family saga
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: In 1903, a young Scotswoman goes to join her diplomat fiancé in Manchuria. She marries him, and finds herself in a war zone. Disenchanted with her husband, she falls in love with a married Japanese nobleman, Count Kentaro Kurihama, and bears him a ...
Style: epic
Plot: army, world war two, mother child separation, costume
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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, uplifting, breathtaking, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: soviet army, military, army, duty, russian soldier, family relations, danger, friendship, family, red army, military uniform, woman in uniform ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
From Here to Eternity (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: Soapy look at events of Pearl Harbor just previous to the Japanese attack.
Plot: world war two, u.s. army, cheating, military base, military
Time: 1940s
Place: hawaii, pearl harbor
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Pearl (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 278 min.
TV show
Story: This miniseries presents a cross-section of life in Pearl Harbor leading up to the Japanese attack and its immediate aftermath. Among the stories: A colonel's bitter wife seeks extramarital attention; a female doctor with painful memories ...
Plot: world war two, japanese american, infidelity, prostitution, military, brothel, suicidal, loss of daughter, fanatic
Time: 1940s
Place: pearl harbor, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Seventeen Moments of Spring (1973)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 69 min.
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Story: The series is based on a true story of a Russian spy Colonel Isaev (Stirlitz) in Fascist Germany during 17 days in very end of WWII. Stirlitz has worked his way to the very top of the Fascist hierarchy without being caught. However, his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, spy, nazi, espionage, nazi germany, danger, war, undercover agent, dishonesty, undercover, state affairs, intrigue ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: europe, germany, switzerland, britain, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Mussolini: The Untold Story (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 410 min.
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Story: George C. Scott, Lee Grant, Virginia Madsen, Raul Julia, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and Gabriel Byrne star in this Emmy-nominated program about the rise and fall of Italy's fascist dictator Benito Mussolini. Recounting his life with his wife, ...
Plot: fascism, world war two, rape, italian fascism, villain played by lead actor, evil man, hitler, human, tyrant
Time: 20th century
Place: italy
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24%
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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24%
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Combat! (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Combat! is an American television program that originally aired on ABC from 1962 until 1967. The show covered the grim lives of a squad of American soldiers fighting the Germans in France during World War II. The program starred Rick Jason as ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: military, world war two, soldier, american soldier, u.s. army, navy, squad, infantrymen, german, battles, babies and infants, anti war ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: prague, czech republic, europe, france
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24%
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Crossings (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 269 min.
TV show
Story: Despite rumors of impending war, the majestic ship Normandie makes its transatlantic voyage from Washington D.C., to France. Aboard is beautiful, American-born Liane De Villiers, devoted to her much-older husband, the French ambassador to the United ...
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, german occupation, french, love, diplomat, affair, collaborator, voyage, journey, nazi, politics ...
Place: paris france, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Where is the General? (1964)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Waclaw Orzeszko is unlucky soldier. Nobody from the platoon likes him. One day he decided to go away from platoon. At the castle he meet Russian soldier Marusia. At this time German forces came at the castle. They must hide. But there is also second ...
Plot: general, world war two, drinking wine, captive, uniform, gun, wine, wine cellar, shooting, kissing, castle
Time: year 1945
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Road West (1961)
Genre: Action, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 79 min.
Story: In the last days of the war an old train driver and his young assistant carry weapons to Polish soldiers on the western front.
Plot: woman slaps man, singing, explosion, train, bridge, world war two, locomotive, ammunition, abandoned building, shooting, train station
Time: year 1945
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
A Town Like Alice (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 301 min.
TV show
Story: Set against the brutal chaos of World War II, a love story begins that will take two lovers through a living nightmare of captivity, across three continents and two decades. From the steamy jungles of Malaya to the dusty and desolate outback of ...
Plot: jungle, world war two, british colonial, japanese army, inheritance, australian outback, british, australian, pow, prisoners of war
Time: post world war two, 1940s
Place: australia, malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%