Movies like Transit 2006

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Transit
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, language barrier, flying, russian, red army, political prisoner, crash, fighter plane, airfield, investigation, affair, death, world war two
Place: alaska, soviet union

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and dramatic films with plots about airplane, russian, death, military, war, soldier and world war two mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Transit: The Cuckoo (2002), The Winter War (1989), Red Cherry (1995), Enemy at the Gates (2001), Lumumba (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Cuckoo
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, realistic, touching, humorous, witty ...
Plot: russian, war, finnish, culture clash, wilderness, friendship, love triangle, understanding, idealism, wartime life, german, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: russia, finland, germany
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The Winter War
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: realistic, epic, bleak, tense, serious ...
Plot: war, military, politics, violence, finnish, soldier, brutality, courage, military life, russian, battle zone, violent ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, year 1939, 1940s
Place: russia, europe, finland, soviet union
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Red Cherry
Genre: Drama, War
Country: China
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on a true story, this horrifying tale follows two orphaned friends as they struggle to survive during World War II.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, gloomy, touching
Plot: orphan, school, monastery, war, innocence lost, anti war, wartime life, society, soldier, youth, life is a bitch, coming of age ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia
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Enemy at the Gates
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, Germany, Ireland, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Enemy at the Gates is a war film from Jean-Jacques Annaud from 2001 that takes place during the battle of Stalingard in World War II between the Russians and the Germans.
Style: realistic, epic, bleak, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: war, german, friendship, russian, nazi, propaganda, courage, sniper, betrayal, politics, violence, assassination ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: russia, germany, poland, soviet union
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Lumumba
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Belgium, Germany, Haiti
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The true story of the rise to power and brutal assassination of the formerly vilified and later redeemed leader of the independent Congo, Patrice Lumumba. Using newly discovered historical evidence, Haitian-born and later Congo-raised writer and ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, thought provoking, talky ...
Plot: assassination, politics, greed, brutality, political unrest, ethnic conflict, propaganda, political, censorship, military, civil war, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1950s
Place: africa, congo, latin america, tokyo, israel ...
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The Battle of the Eagles
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, explosion, cliff, german, colonel, mountain, battlefield, river, nazi, bridge ...
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Place: yugoslavia
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The Misfit Brigade
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, Denmark
Duration: 100 min.
Story: War story of the 27th Panzers, Hitler's heavy-duty combat regiment composed of prisoners.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: battle zone, prison life, prison, war, battles, danger, heroes, adventure, soldier, military, anti war, against humanity ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: soviet union, mine, germany
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    User:   49%
 
Von Richthofen and Brown
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story of Manfred von Richtofen, the german air ace during the World War I and his struggle with the enemy aces and some jealous german officers.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Plot: soldier, leadership, war, battle zone, military life, battles, ambition, danger, aerial combat, heroes, military, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century
Place: europe, germany, france
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    User:   45%
 
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The World
Genre: Drama
Country: China, Japan, France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: “The World” is a theme park on the outskirts of Beijing, sixteen kilometers from the Chinese capital, designed around scaled representations of the world’s famous landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower or the Leaning Tower of Pisa.The site is seen ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: fall in love, theme park, infidelity, small town life, romance, love and romance, society, couples, dancer's life, immigrants, prostitute, innocence lost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, china, usa, new york, beijing china ...
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    User:   39%
 
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Europa Europa
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, France, Poland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Jewish boy separated from his family in the early days of WWII poses as a German orphan and is taken into the heart of the Nazi world as a 'war hero' and eventually becomes a Hitler Youth. Although improbabilities and happenstance are ...
Style: realistic, epic, serious, dramatic, captivating ...
Plot: german, jewish, holocaust, survival, war, nazi, nazis, russian, friendship, courage, sacrifice, hidden identity ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, poland, europe, israel, russia ...
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    User:   40%
 
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Haven
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: This is the true story of a woman named Ruth Gruber who travels to Europe to help escort 1000 Jewish War victims to the United States. She comes to love and feel sorry for them all, and fights for their rights to live in America.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, uplifting, sincere ...
Plot: immigrants, survival, ship, war, d day, human spirit, idealism, fighting the system, politics, hopes, anti semitism, society ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: europe, mediterranean sea, naples italy, wisconsin, harvard university ...
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System:   39%
    User:   38%
 
Beyond Valkyrie: Dawn of the Fourth Reich
Genre: Action, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An intense thriller from the frontlines of World War II. As Operation Valkyrie prepares to assassinate Adolph Hitler, an Allied special ops team prepares to extract the man destined to lead post-war Germany. But after Valkyrie fails, everything ...
Plot: wartime, ss, operation, officer, gestapo, undercover, leather jacket, german, explosion, fight, nazi, resistance ...
Time: 1940s
Place: germany
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    User:   40%
 
The Manchurian Candidate
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The Manchurian Candidate is a political thriller from American director John Frankenheimer. An American soldier is brainwashed into being a killer for the communist Russians during the Korean War.
Style: suspenseful, clever, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: conspiracy, brainwashing, cold war, assassin, assassination, communism, manipulation, political corruption, politics, paranoia, murder, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, korea, soviet union, north korea ...
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Empire of the Sun
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Duration: 153 min.
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Style: emotional, epic, realistic, touching, serious ...
Plot: innocence lost, survival, war, prison, coming of age, childhood, courage, friendship, british, culture clash, death, young heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: china, japan, asia, tokyo, poland ...
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Archangel
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Duration: 90 min.
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The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 190 min.
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Style: serious, atmospheric, epic, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: soldier, survival, anti war, war, captivity, wartime life, estrangement, chinese, russian, japanese army, confined, military ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
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Max Manus: Man of War
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
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Duration: 118 min.
Story: Max Manus is a Norwegian 2008 biographic war film based on the real events of the life of resistance fighter Max Manus (1914–96), after his contribution in the Winter War against the Soviet Union. The story follows Manus through the outbreak of ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, adventure, idealism, german, nazi, resistance, heroic mission, wartime, escape, finnish, nazis, fascism ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: norway, europe, scotland, africa, germany ...
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    User:   31%
 
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Wittgenstein
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Japan
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A dramatization, in modern theatrical style, of the life and thought of the Viennese-born, Cambridge-educated philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951), whose principal interest was the nature and limits of language. A series of sketches depict ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: prodigy, gays and lesbians, school, writer's life, society, gay, tragic love, royal family, ambition, gender, homosexual, teacher student relationship ...
Time: 20th century, year 1919
Place: england, ireland, manchester, russia, soviet union ...
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The Winds of Kitty Hawk
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A beautifully photographed story that gives insight into the lives and accomplishments of the Wright brothers and the period in which they lived.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, uplifting, captivating
Plot: airplane, human spirit, siblings relations, inventions and discoveries, confined, heroes, military, rivalry, historical figure, aviation, flying, u.s. army ...
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Charlie Wilson's War
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The true story of Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets had some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.
Style: talky, witty, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, cold war, cia, russian, arms dealer, propaganda, political intrigue, president, political, drugs/alcohol, world politics, islam ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980, 1990s
Place: middle east, israel, texas, afghanistan, usa ...
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System:   30%
    User:   27%
 
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Fateless
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Hungary, Germany, UK, Israel, France, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: An Hungarian youth comes of age at Buchenwald during World War II. György Köves is 14, the son of a merchant who's sent to a forced labor camp. After his father's departure, György gets a job at a brickyard; his bus is stopped and its ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: concentration camp, survival, bus, innocence lost, self discovery, holocaust, coming of age, confined, youth, life is a bitch, soldier, rebelliousness ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, europe, budapest, slovakia, poland
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    User:   27%
 
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Downfall
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Austria, Italy
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: war, suicide, german, nazi, fascism, brutality, violence, insanity, betrayal, drinking, death, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1945, 1940s, year 1942
Place: germany, europe, poland, berlin germany, frankfurt germany ...
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System:   29%
    User:   24%
 
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The Package
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Experienced Green Beret sergeant Johnny Gallagher is escorting a prisoner, Airborne Ranger Thomas Boyette, back to the US, but Boyette escapes and Gallagher must risk life and limb to catch him.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, investigation, military, conspiracy, assassin, cold war, murder, police investigation, kidnapping, spy, betrayal, fugitives ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany, russia, washington d.c., chicago illinois ...
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Kolya
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Czech Republic, UK, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Czech Republic Director Jan Sverák tells in this Oscar winning film the story of the disillusioned Prague man named Cellisten Louka, who after a fictitious marriage with a Russian emigrant must suddenly take responsibility for her son. However ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: communism, russian, friendship, storytelling, culture clash, comedy of errors, single parent, childhood, self discovery, adoption, mentor, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1989
Place: prague, czech republic, europe, poland, germany ...
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System:   29%
    User:   24%
 
The Red Horse
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: exile, communist, fascism, communism, gang, mountain, ship, post world war two, exodus, beating, russian, horse riding ...
Place: macedonia, black sea, soviet union, istanbul turkey
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System:   29%
    User:   32%
 
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Top Gun
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: For Lieutenant Pete 'Maverick' Mitchell and his friend and Co-Pilot Nick 'Goose' Bradshaw being accepted into an elite training school for fighter pilots is a dream come true. A tragedy, as well as personal demons, threaten ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, romantic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: romance, military, aviation, motorcycle, hotshot hero, death, love story, friendship, mentor, officers and cadets, military base, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, battleship
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System:   28%
    User:   29%
 
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The Star
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: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: escapades, war, d day, heroes, military, soldier, adventure, battles, fall in love, danger, world war two, death ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: soviet union, russia
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System:   28%
    User:   31%
 
The Girl of Your Dreams
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A company of Spanish movie makers leaves Franco's Spain and moves to Hitler's Germany to make a film in co-production. Soon some problems start to arise...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, pre war
Plot: artists and showbiz, love and romance, couples, politics, couple relations, prisoner, jewish, political unrest, showbiz, mistress, homesickness, translator ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, year 1938
Place: europe, germany, spain, berlin germany
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System:   27%
    User:   23%
 
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The Red Baron
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Richthofen goes off to war like thousands of other men. As fighter pilots, they become cult heroes for the soldiers on the battlefields. Marked by sportsmanlike conduct, technical exactitude and knightly propriety, they have their own code of ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hotshot hero, romance, soldier, rise to the top, war, tragic love, military life, wartime life, nurse, military, fall in love, heroes ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s
Place: europe, germany, france, berlin germany
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System:   27%
    User:   29%
 
Iron Eagle II
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Canada, Israel
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Chappy Sinclair is called to gather together a mixed Soviet/U.S. strike force that will perform a surgical strike on a massively defended nuclear missile site in the Middle East. Chappy finds that getting the Soviet and U.S. Pilots to cooperate is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, airplane, adventure, cold war, hotshot hero, weapons, save the day, political intrigue, vengeance, aviation, battles, mentor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: israel, middle east, russia, iraq, battleship
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System:   27%
    User:   26%
 
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