Movies like Transit 2006

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Transit (2006)
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Transit (2006)
Original name: Peregon
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A group of American pilots from Alaska ferry Airacobra fighter planes across the ocean on Lend-lease. The orderly course of life is disrupted when it becomes clear that the American pilots are attractive and charming young women. The feelings of the Russian young men collide into barriers of culture and language resulting in a host of awkward, funny, and sometimes tragic situations.It is the story of Russians, Americans, and natives of the Far North. It is the story of man and woman in war. Love and death are squeezed between the hills as human fates are destroyed and born.
Plot: airplane, russian, flying, language barrier, investigation, death, crash, fighter plane, red army, political prisoner, world war two, affair, airfield
Place: alaska, soviet union

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, harsh and dramatic films with plots about world war two, russian, death, soldier, violence, airplane and military mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Transit: The Cuckoo (2002), The Hijack That Went South (2013), The Fight for Moscow (1985), The Battle of the Eagles (1979), The Game (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Cuckoo (2002)
Genre: Drama, War, Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: September of 1944, a few days before Finland went out of the Second World War. A chained to a rock Finnish sniper-kamikadze Veikko managed to set himself free. Ivan, a captain of the Soviet Army, arrested by the Front Secret Police ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: war, understanding, russian, love triangle, culture clash, finnish, soldier, wilderness, sniper, twins, sex, language barrier ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: finland, russia, germany
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The Hijack That Went South (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Aarno Lamminparras hijacked an airplane with a gun in 1978. A true story.
Style: based on true events
Plot: airplane, mental instability, passenger, hijacker, hijacking, sniper, pilot, suicidal thoughts, journalist, reporter, hostage, prime minister ...
Time: year 1978
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The Fight for Moscow (1985)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Vietnam
Duration: 358 min.
Story: A historic movie telling the story about a battle of Moscow during WWII.
Plot: cold weather, great patriotic war, red army, world war two, battle, hitler, adolf hitler, nazi
Time: year 1941
Place: russia, soviet union, berlin germany, moscow russia
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47%
The Battle of the Eagles (1979)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The first Yugoslav Partisan air force unit. Loosely based on historical facts.
Style: epic
Plot: air battle, partisan, aviation, bridge, nazi, battlefield, river, mountain, german, cliff, explosion, colonel ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, 20th century
Place: yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Game (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A funny comedy about the Russian footfall team and their adventures during the World Cup.
Plot: sport, soccer, world cup, injury, talent, football, car, football field
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Ayla: The Daughter of War (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In 1950, amidst the ravages of the Korean War, Sergeant Süleyman stumbles upon a a half-frozen little girl, with no parents and no help in sight. Frantic, scared and on the verge of death, this little girl captures the heart of Süleyman, who risks ...
Plot: orphan, airplane, world cup, korean war, turk, earthquake, death, soldier, little girl, school, blood, journalist
Time: year 2010
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41%
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Leviathan (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In a Russian coastal town, Kolya is forced to fight the corrupt mayor when he is told that his house will be demolished. He recruits a lawyer friend to help, but the man's arrival brings further misfortune for Kolya and his family.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: small town, mayor, coastal town, injustice, political corruption, legal action, parents and children, legal, rivalry, life is a bitch, human nature, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: russia
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39%
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Siberian Exile (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland, Russia
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An epic tale of Poles, Ukrainians, Jews who are deported to Russia. Their fate is shown from the perspective of a young boy Staszek, who goes to Siberia with his family and neighbors from a small village in the eastern Polish borderlands. Together ...
Plot: hard labor, world war two, cold weather, russian, collaboration, return home, first kiss, jewish family, journey, eastern front, red army, easter ...
Time: 1940s
Place: siberia
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39%
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Esther's Diary (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Two successful, modern day American women, Maria and Sarah, are brought together by a secret connection they never knew they had; their mothers, Apolonia, a Christian, and Esther, a Jew, were best friends during the Polish Holocaust. A recently ...
Plot: architect, hanging, child, religion, christian, catholic, nazi, spirituality, reconciliation, diary, tattoo, train ...
Time: 1940s
Place: poland
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37%
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Sobibor (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Russia, Germany, Lithuania, Poland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on the true story, international historical project “Sobibor” is dedicated to the heroism of the Soviet o cer Alexander Pechersky. During the great Patriotic war, being in a Nazi concentration camp Sobibor he managed to do the impossible ...
Style: based on true events, rough, factual, suspenseful
Plot: world war two, concentration camp, escape, nazi germany, holocaust survivor, killings, russian, female nudity, mass murder, concentration camp survivor, nazi uniform, russian abroad ...
Time: 1940s
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37%
The Death of Stalin (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When tyrannical dictator Joseph Stalin dies in 1953, his parasitic cronies square off in a frantic power struggle to become the next Soviet leader. Among the contenders are the dweebish Georgy Malenkov, the wily Nikita Khrushchev and Lavrenti Beria ...
Style: banned film
Plot: death, dictator, chaos, military, political satire, socialism, power struggle, execution, grief, raid, violence, politics ...
Time: 1950s, year 1949, year 1964
Place: russia, moscow russia, soviet union, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Checkpoint (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group Russian soldiers is send to an outpost to guard the area. They pass the day patroulling the area, while being shot at from the forest. They never know if the civillions are hostile or friendly to them.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: soldier, civil war, sniper, war, battle zone, anti war, recruit, military base, killer, village, military life, in the woods ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, russia, chechnya
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, serious, emotional ...
Plot: war, soldier, military, military life, politics, battle zone, heroes, state affairs, siblings relations, heroic mission, political unrest, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, year 1939, 1930s, 1940s
Place: finland, europe, russia, soviet union, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Suit Yourself or Shoot Yourself!! The Escape (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Hapless gangsters are hired by the yakuza to tail his daughter. Once the identity of the boy she's dating has been unveiled, the boss offers a reward for his capture.
Plot: yakuza, bicycle, violence, airplane, gangster, gun
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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1944 (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Estonia, Finland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The events of the war in 1944, from the Blue Hills to Sõrve Peninsula. Shown through the eyes of Estonian soldiers who had to pick sides and fight against fellow brothers. Choices have to be made, not only by the soldiers, but also by their loved ...
Plot: dead soldier, alcohol, soldier, world war two, death, machine gun, attack, nazi, letter, doll, tank, air strike ...
Time: year 1944
Place: estonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Red Horse (1981)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A joint fight of Macedonian and Greek people against the fascist monarchical government of Greece ended with their defeat in 1949, after many years of bloodshed. Many members of the democratic party DAG, as well as the innocent inhabitants ...
Plot: communist, exile, fascism, communism, post world war two, gang, mountain, ship, ridicule, exodus, russian, death ...
Place: black sea, macedonia, istanbul turkey, soviet union
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32%
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Match (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the "death match" where the Soviet team "Start" scored its second victory over the German team «Flakelf» on August 9, 1942
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, soccer match, sport
Time: year 1942
Place: ukraine, soviet union
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What Happens When Love Comes to Town (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Misa in the music school falls in love with a young Russian girl Natasha, who was then located in Belgrade. But their parents think that they are too young for love. Natasha's parents do not allow that connection, so they go back to Moscow. ...
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Place: moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The PyraMMMid (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Russia, early 90s. A fictional story inspired by financier Sergey Mavrodi, his securities company "MMM", and the pyramid scheme he ran that left upwards of fifteen million investors with nothing when it crashed.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: rise to the top, rise and fall, ambition, dishonesty, unfulfillment, downfall, intrigue, cons and scams, corporate crimes, political corruption, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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31%
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The Big White (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, Canada, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: To remedy his financial problems, a travel agent has his eye on a frozen corpse, which just happens to be sought after by two hitmen.
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, insurance, murder, life insurance, insurance fraud, insurance agent, small town, unlikely criminals, comedy of errors, crime, cons and scams, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa, minnesota
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30%
A Reckoning (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A Reckoning will be an accurate portrayal of history, while largely fictionalizing the townspeople. It is a story filled with compelling characters, drama, and conspiracy. A small, integrated town begins to unravel over an affair between a white, ...
Plot: affair, war criminal, murder, violence
Place: north carolina
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30%
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Tank T-34 (1965)
Genre: Drama, 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, world war two, self sacrifice, behind enemy lines, uniform, armor, pow, red army
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, german, fascist, enemy, commander, great patriotic war, exploit, soviet army, train, world war two, russian ...
Place: ukraine, soviet union, kiev ukraine
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28%
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Jacob the Liar (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, War
Country: East Germany, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Jewish ghetto in the east of Europe, 1944. By coincidence, Jakob Heym eavesdrops on a German radio broadcast announcing the Soviet Army is making slow by steady progress towards central Europe. In order to keep his companion in misfortune, Mischa, ...
Style: emotional, tragicomedy, semi serious, realistic, serious ...
Plot: ghetto, war, holocaust, gestapo, friendship, starvation, jews, anti heroes, survival, human spirit, innocence lost, captivity ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944, 1940s
Place: poland, europe, east germany, gdr, central europe ...
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28%
The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer (1961)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 190 min.
Story: His ideals challenged by life as a conscript in war-time Japan's military, a pacifist faces ever greater tests in his fight for survival.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: soldier, survival, chinese, russian, japanese army, captivity, anti war, war, wartime life, estrangement, confined, military ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: china, japan, asia
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28%
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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 ...
Plot: border crossing, border, falling in love, military officer, independence, execution, civil war, border patrol, army, military, teacher, russian ...
Time: year 1918
Place: finland, soviet union
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28%
This Is a Hijack (1973)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man feels obligated to hijack the plane his boss is on after he has gambled himself into overwhelming debt.
Plot: airplane, industrialist, debt, hijacking, gambling debt, pilot, kidnapping, police, employer employee relationship, gambling, gambler, wealth ...
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27%
The Nasty Girl (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a young woman investigates her town's Nazi past, the community turns against her.
Style: realistic, witty, serious, clever, captivating ...
Plot: haunted by the past, holocaust, uncover truth, human nature, introspection, wartime life, society, life is a bitch, contests and competitions, nazi, investigation, against humanity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: germany, europe, bavaria, west germany, east germany
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26%
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Hostages (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Soviet Georgia, 1983. Preparations for Nika and Ana's wedding are in full swing and it's a big day for both of their elite families. For the newlyweds and their friends, however, the celebrations are in fact part of a cover-up, as they ...
Plot: airplane, wedding, friendship, courtroom, priest, beach, airport, cigarette smoking, military, drunk, digging, airport security ...
Time: year 1991, year 1983
Place: soviet union, tbilisi
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26%
I See the Sun (1965)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In Georgia during WWII Zurikela, an orphan boy, meets Khatia, a blind girl, and vows to help her to see again.
Plot: orphan, village, fight, surgery, happiness, best friend, aunt, blindness, wounded soldier, blind girl, countryside, victory ...
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