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.
Style: psychological, captivating, satirical, disturbing
Plot: world war two, language barrier, red army, fighter plane, airplane, military, wartime, wartime life, war, relationships, pilot, love and romance, life is a bitch, love affair, male female relationship, relationship problems, satire, cultural difference, military life, cross cultural relations, couple relations, american, flying, crush, investigation ...
Place: alaska, ussr, soviet union

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Most similar movies to Transit

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, disturbing, realistic and psychological films with plots about world war two, war, wartime life, soldier, life is a bitch, military and wartime mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Transit: The Cuckoo (2002), At War for Love (2016), The Anarchist's Wife (2008), Yourself and Yours (2016), Soldier Boy (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Cuckoo (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
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, thought provoking, tense, sincere ...
Plot: understanding, culture clash, world war two, war, anti war, love triangle, wilderness, life is a bitch, confined, wartime life, military, hostility ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: finland, russia, siberia, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
At War for Love (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: It's 1943 and World War II is raging in Europe. In New York, Arturo and Flora the daughter of a restaurant owner are in love, but she is promised in marriage to the son of a Mafia boss. There is a way around this, but to be able to marry Flora, ...
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: mafia, world war two, mob boss, love and romance, love story, wartime life, war, mafioso, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship, love affair, wartime ...
Time: 1940s
Place: italy, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Anarchist's Wife (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany, Spain, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: "The Anarchist's Wife" is the story of Manuela who is left behind when her husband Justo fights for his ideals against Franco's Nationalists during the Spanish Civil War. He is deported to a concentration camp, and upon his ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: spanish civil war, fascism, anti fascist, anti nazi, civil war, love story, world war two, wartime life, life is a bitch, male female relationship, relationships, couples ...
Place: south of france, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Yourself and Yours (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Youngsoo hears that his girlfriend, Minjung, has recently had drinks with another man. This leads to a quarrel that seems to end their relationship. The next day, Youngsoo tries to find her. As he wanders, Minjung has a series of encounters with ...
Style: captivating, humorous, disturbing, psychological, satirical
Plot: romantic relationship, bickering couple, romantic rivalry, love triangle, male female relationship, in love, friends falling out, unrequited love, couple relations, romantic triangle, satire, relationship problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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The Invention of the Curried Sausage (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: World War II is grinding to a close, and middle-aged Lena Bruecker (Barbara Sukowa) is caught in the fallout of Germany's crushing defeat. Her husband is missing in action on the Eastern Front, her children are all grown and out of touch with ...
Style: captivating, disturbing
Plot: woman, tragic love, relationships, fall in love, male female relationship, love affair, love interest, wartime, couple relations, forbidden love, in love, life is a bitch ...
Place: germany, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.6
 512
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: captivating, exciting, rough, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: great patriotic war, friendship, soldier, military, world war two, violence, life is a bitch, orphan, society, courage, wartime life, fascism ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.6
 17K
Stalingrad (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Drama set in 1942, during one of the most important battles of World War II, which stopped the progress of Nazi forces and turned the tide of war in favor of the Allies. The Soviet army mounts a counter-attack on the Nazi forces that occupy half of ...
Style: captivating, realistic, exciting, serious, rough ...
Plot: world war two, war, siege, heroes, red army, life is a bitch, battles, wartime life, military life, battle zone, heroism, russian history ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: ussr, russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, serious, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, great patriotic war, war, soviet army, military, heroic mission, military life, wartime life, battles, friendship, escapades ...
Time: year 1942
Place: russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Summer Solstice (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Coming of Age Drama in rural Poland in the summer of 1943.
Style: suspense, disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: struggle for survival, nazi, wartime life, male female relationship, world war two, love story, wartime, tragic love, love affair, war, gendarmerie, soldier ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Franz + Polina (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A sad story of love between German soldier Franz and Russian girl Polina.
Style: exciting, touching, captivating, suspense
Plot: ss, deserter, german soldier, occupation, world war two, military, soldier, tragic love, relationships, male female relationship, war, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Wife of a Spy (2020)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It’s 1940, and the population of Japan is divided over its entry into World War II. Satoko, the wife of a fabric merchant, is devoted to her husband but is beginning to suspect he’s up to something. Soon she allows herself to be drawn into a ...
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, suspense
Plot: murder, war, world war two, social problems, wartime, female protagonist, male female relationship, lifestyle, occupation, family relations, japanese occupation of china, spy ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.1
 3K
Overlord (1975)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: During the war a young lad is called up and, with an increasing sense of foreboding, undertakes his army training ready for D-day.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, basic training, d day, soldier, boot camp, atrocity, military life, heroic mission, military base, battle zone, wartime life, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.2
 3K
War Pigs (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A rag tag unit of misfits known as the War Pigs must go behind enemy lines to exterminate Nazis by any means necessary.
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: nazi hunter, world war two, battles, military, soldier, nazi, american soldier, u.s. army, behind enemy lines, anti nazi, swat team, wartime ...
Time: year 1944, 20th century, 1940s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Sword of Honour (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 208 min.
Story: Guy Crouchback joins the war effort during World War 2, an idealistic quest to join the forces of good in the fight against evil. But his efforts is not rewarded, he never has any chance to join any real fighting, circumstances always prevent it. ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: military, love triangle, fighting the system, soldier, betrayal, haunted by the past, military life, love and romance, life is a bitch, world war two, war, society ...
Time: 1940s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.6
 1K
#Stuck (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A hot one-night stand turns into an awkward morning after when Guy and Holly get stuck in a dead-stopped traffic jam.
Style: psychological, satirical, disturbing, captivating
Plot: one night stand, traffic jam, love and romance, satire, sexual tension, relationship problems, relationships, romance, romantic relationship, male female relationship, unlikely couple
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Burnt by the Sun 2: Exodus (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 181 min.
Story: Epic film about WWII, a sequel to Utomlyonnye solntsem (1994). Evil Stalin is terrorizing people of Russia while the Nazis are advancing. Russian officer Kotov, who miraculously survived the death sentence in Stalin's Purge, is now fighting in ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: world war two, wartime life, military, battles, family relations, dishonesty, life is a bitch, state affairs, soldier, war, military life, prisoner of war camp ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943, year 1941
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Burnt by the Sun 2: Citadel (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The final part of Mikhalkov's trilogy about Divisional Commander Kotov finds him returning home during World War II having been betrayed, narrowly escaped execution for treason and nearly reduced to dust in a prison camp. Only to discover that ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, stylized, serious, epic ...
Plot: soldier, world war two, life is a bitch, wartime life, family problems, battles, injustice, family relations, dishonesty, war, battle zone, military ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 230
Texas '46 (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on a true story its the untold story of Italian World War II POW"S in Jan 1946. Luca Zingaretti stars as one of over 50,000 Italian Prisoners of War detained at POW camps in the U.S. Roy Schneider stars as Colonel Gartner, the Commander ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: fascism, military, military life, prison life, confined, isolation, wartime life, captivity, genocide, society, prison, world war two ...
Time: 1940s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: red army, eastern front, world war two, soviet army, bravery, heroes, infantry, propaganda, military, soldier, tank, nazi soldier ...
Time: year 1941, 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Two Hearts as One (2014)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Turkey
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A look inside the story of two newlyweds who are parted from each other and spend the next half-century of their lives trying to reunite.
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, non-linear, touching ...
Plot: love, labor camp, life is a bitch, wartime life, love affair, husband wife reunion, world war two, marriage, caucasian, couples, flashback, war ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 90s, year 1941
Place: europe, turkey, kazakhstan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 6K
Warsaw 44 (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A beautiful story about youth, love, friendship and the pursuit of adventure during the bloody and brutal reality of the Warsaw Uprising.
Style: realistic, captivating, romantic, psychological, tense ...
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, nazi germany, nazism, death, love and romance, friendship, society, love story, love affair, relationships, young love ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.5
 109
Apricot Groves (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Armenia, Iran
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Aram, the Iranian Armenian youth who has immigrated to the US in childhood returns to Armenia for the first time to propose to an Armenian girlfriend Aram met and lived with in the US. Aram sees many cultural, religious, and national differences on ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: cultural difference, family relations, cross cultural relations, love affair, homecoming, culture shock, family problems, relationship problems, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship, relationships, love interest ...
Place: armenia, yerevan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
High Resolution (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An adaptation of Tao Lin’s beloved cult novel "Taipei". As one relationship collapses, another blooms for Erin, swept into the world of Paul Chen, a mysterious, charismatic author. When he proposes documenting every aspect of their ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: couple relations, love affair, life is a bitch, romance, seduction, love interest, relationship problems, relationships, male female relationship, love and romance, in love, romantic obsession ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Tombstone of the Fireflies (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set during World War II, the film follows a young brother and sister as they attempt to survive the aftermath of the firebombing of Kobe City.
Style: suspense, disturbing, touching, rough, psychological
Plot: world war two, sibling relationship, bombing, firefly, brother sister relationship, little girl, war, struggle for survival, survival, wartime, brother brother relationship, military ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 778
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: realistic, serious, suspense, captivating
Plot: world war two, holocaust, battles, russian soldier, military, military life, love affair, wartime life, friendship, basic training, soldier, beach ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Return to the Hiding Place (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a young resistance fighter witnesses atrocities towards the Jews, he's drawn into a web of espionage and clandestine activities. When he meets a young physics students and resistance journalist - Hans Poley - they embark on a hunt through ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: jewish, world war two, nazi, saving a life, jew persecution, resistance fighter, nazi occupation, nazism, battles, resistance, jewish ghetto, life is a bitch ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Network of Freedom (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 125 min.
Story: France, beginning of World War II. Hélène Studler is a nun who has been dedicated to the care of orphans and the abandoned people. But the times have changed, the people are living a whole revolt, the Germansoldiers have entered their city and the ...
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: french resistance, nazi officer, nun, resistance, convent, soldier, female protagonist, occupation, wartime life, military, military life, world war two ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.0
 759
Natural Light (2021)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Hungary, Latvia, France, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: World War II, occupied Soviet Union. István Semetka is a simple Hungarian farmer who serves as a Sub-Lieutenant in a special unit scouting for partisan groups. On their way to a remote village, his company falls under enemy fire. As the commander ...
Style: captivating, suspense, disturbing, tense
Plot: world war two, prospector, soldier, partisan, struggle for survival, soviet soldier, war, spy, soviet army, reconnaissance, wartime, fight for supremacy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 3K
In the Fog (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Netherlands, Belarus, Russia, Latvia
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Western frontiers of the USSR, 1942. The region is under German occupation. A man is wrongly accused of collaboration. Desperate to save his dignity, he faces an impossible moral choice.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: false accusation, world war two, nazi occupation, moral dilemma, survival, life is a bitch, wartime life, human nature, forest, collaboration, resistance fighter, war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Germany Pale Mother (1980)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Germany 1939. Hans and Lene marry the day before the war breaks out, and Hans is sent to the Eastern front. During a bombing raid their daughter Anna is born. The house is destroyed and Lene and Anna moves in with relatives in Berlin. Hans survives ...
Style: gloomy, disturbing, bleak, realistic, serious ...
Plot: world war two, wartime life, family in crisis, family life, couple relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, soldier, war, life turned upside down, family relations, couples ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, post world war two, year 1939
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%