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

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and dramatic films with plots about world war two, death, murder, russian, soldier, red army and violence mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Transit: The Cuckoo (2002), Hostages (2017), The Hijack That Went South (2013), Tank T-34 (1965), The Battle of the Eagles (1979). 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, thought provoking, tense, sincere ...
Plot: understanding, war, russian, culture clash, world war two, love triangle, wilderness, life is a bitch, confined, military, wartime life, anti war ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: finland, russia, germany
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Hostages (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
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 ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, rough, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: hijacking, airplane hijack, trial, airport, military, airplane, friendship, youth, death, murder, kgb, cigarette smoking ...
Time: year 1983, contemporary, year 1991
Place: soviet union, tbilisi
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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, journalist, airport, ransom, prime minister, money, husband wife relationship, reporter, sniper, hijacker, hijacking, pilot ...
Time: year 1978
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51%
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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, world war two, armor, behind enemy lines, uniform, pow, self sacrifice
Place: soviet union
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50%
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Beyond Valkyrie: Dawn of the Fourth Reich (2016)
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: operation, officer, knife, machine gun, gun, bra, leather jacket, ss, gestapo, undercover, wartime, crush ...
Time: 1940s
Place: germany
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49%
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: partisan, air battle, mountain, aviation, fuel, automatic weapon, enemy, radio station, hut, explosion, river, battlefield ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1942
Place: yugoslavia
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47%
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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: eastern front, grenade, air strike, doll, tank, alcohol, world war two, soldier, death, nazi soldier, red army, sister ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: soviet union, estonia, europe
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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, football field, car, talent, world cup, football, injury, soccer
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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, exploit, soviet army, commander, russian soldier, german, enemy, military uniform, train, russian, world war two ...
Place: soviet union, ukraine, kiev ukraine
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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: collaboration, villager, amnesty, first kiss, easter, sex scene, death of wife, death of mother, russian, world war two, return home, suppression ...
Time: 1940s
Place: siberia
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39%
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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: rough, based on true events, factual, suspenseful
Plot: world war two, nazi germany, escape, holocaust survivor, concentration camp, killings, holocaust, shoah, mass murder, barefoot woman, gas, genocide ...
Time: 1940s
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39%
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: radio, concentration camp, holocaust, radio show, tombstone, reconciliation, diary, journal, forgiveness, tolerance, world war two, jewish ...
Time: 1940s
Place: poland
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The Death of Dick Long (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dick died last night, and Zeke and Earl don’t want anybody finding out how. That’s too bad though, cause news travels fast in small-town Alabama.
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, serious
Plot: investigation, police, buddies, secret, buried truth, small town, death, bestiality, crime, blood
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38%
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Death Race (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the North African desert in World War II, a crippled American fighter plane that is unable to take off tries to evade and destroy a pursuing Nazi tank.
Plot: american, stranded in the desert, pilot, tank, airplane, world war two, minefield, pursuit, german, desert
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37%
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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, sniper, civil war, battle zone, dealing with death, military life, war, heroes, death in the family, anti war, investigation, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, russia, chechnya
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: bleak, atmospheric, thought provoking, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: small town, injustice, life is a bitch, political corruption, dishonesty, human nature, family problems, small town life, family in crisis, false accusation, rivalry, legal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, serious ...
Plot: war, military, resistance, politics, siblings relations, battle zone, family relations, heroic mission, political unrest, state affairs, heroes, military life ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, year 1939, 1930s, 1940s
Place: finland, europe, russia, soviet union, germany
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The Monuments Men (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men is an action drama focusing on seven over-the-hill, out-of-shape museum directors, artists, architects, curators, and art historians who went to the front lines of ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, intense ...
Plot: nazi germany, treasure hunt, art theft, military, german, rescue, painting, war, architect, heroic mission, hunt down, military life ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1977, year 1945 ...
Place: germany, europe, normandy, belgium, france ...
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Furious (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A story of a legendary battle, where seventeen fearless warriors defend their land against an army of thousands well-trained soldiers. In 13th-century Mongol warrior hordes and their leader, Batu Khan, control most of the known world. As the Mongols ...
Style: serious, rough, tense, twists and turns, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fight scenes, danger, murder, friendship, heroes, life is a bitch, blood, heroic mission, twists & turns, vengeance, children, beautiful scenery ...
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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: airplane, gun, gangster, violence, bicycle, yakuza, shot in the back
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33%
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, mountain, fascism, communism, death, train, violence, killing a horse, tavern, homecoming, partisan ...
Place: macedonia, soviet union, black sea, istanbul turkey
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32%
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, tragic ending, disturbing, scenic, epic ...
Plot: soldier, world war two, military, great patriotic war, war, soviet army, heroic mission, military life, wartime life, battles, friendship, survival ...
Time: year 1942
Place: russia, soviet union
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31%
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, realistic, tense, uplifting, semi serious ...
Plot: ghetto, war, friendship, holocaust, death, starvation, murder, gestapo, judaism, wartime life, protecting from truth, social relations ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1944
Place: europe, poland, east germany, german democratic republic, gdr ...
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31%
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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, soccer match, nazi occupation, sport
Time: year 1942
Place: soviet union, ukraine
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30%
Enemy at the Gates (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Ireland, UK, France, Germany, 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: serious, suspenseful, bleak, rough, exciting ...
Plot: sniper, military, war, nazism, world war two, friendship, assassination, battle zone, heroes, trap, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: russia, soviet union, germany, poland
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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: violence, murder, american history, affair, film history, war criminal
Place: north carolina
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30%
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The Feast (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In a Serbian village on Christmas Day in 1943, the Chetniks accept two downed American pilots and give them hospitality. However, finding out that the Germans are looking for pilots, the Chetniks change their attitude towards them.
Plot: black, american, parachute, village, knife, escape, tragic event, paratrooper, hill, murder, death, snow ...
Place: serbia, yugoslavia
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29%
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: serious, tense, captivating, realistic
Plot: rise to the top, ambition, cons and scams, corporate crimes, crimes, rise and fall, downfall, political corruption, rivalry, intrigue, dishonesty, money ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: russia
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29%
How Viktor "The Garlic" Took Alexey "The Stud" to the Nursing Home (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Viktor spends his free time trawling bars with ladies of questionable repute, from where he is picked up by a wife he doesn’t love, the mother of a child they never planned. Viktor himself was abandoned by his own father, his mother then committed ...
Style: emotional, surprise ending, realistic, suspense
Plot: life is a bitch, disability, criminal heroes, greed, brutality, complex characters, father son relationship, runaway, orphan, happy ending
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29%
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Katyn (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 122 min.
Story: An examination of the Soviet slaughter of thousands of Polish officers and citizens in the Katyn forest in 1940.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, disturbing, tragic ending ...
Plot: war crime, massacre, nazism, russian, german, war, survival, glory, christmas, occupation, anti war, captivity ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1940
Place: poland, russia, europe, soviet union, germany ...
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28%
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