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

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, tense, serious and suspenseful films with plots about world war two, death, soldier, nazi, military, airplane and war mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Transit: The Cuckoo (2002), The Battle of the Eagles (1979), 1944 (2015), Kaya (1967), Tank T-34 (1965). 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, offbeat, tense ...
Plot: culture clash, understanding, world war two, war, anti war, love triangle, wilderness, confined, life is a bitch, wartime life, military, hostility ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: finland, russia, germany
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95%
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, world war two, mountain, aviation, kiss, cliff, nazi, fire, war violence, river, explosion ...
Time: 20th century, year 1942, 1940s
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
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71%
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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 ...
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, suspense
Plot: world war two, eastern front, german army, soldier, dead soldier, nazi soldier, death, enemy, nazi, retreat, attack, military ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: estonia, soviet union, ussr, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Kaya (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An experimental film about peaceful and carefree life in a small Dalmatian town, which turns into bloodshed and horror on the Eve of Italian occupation of the country.
Style: experimental
Plot: world war two, dynamite, fascism, death, peace, village, nazi occupation, murder, brutality, satire
Place: mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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, tank, world war two, self sacrifice, behind enemy lines, uniform, armor
Place: soviet union, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 ...
Style: touching, suspense, sincere, melancholic
Plot: family relations, retirement home, religion, spirituality, death, world war two, concentration camp, holocaust, diary, nazi concentration camp, headstone, cemetery ...
Time: 1940s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, emotional ...
Plot: world war two, war, military, resistance, politics, siblings relations, heroic mission, political unrest, battle zone, heroes, state affairs, soldier ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1939
Place: finland, europe, russia, soviet union, ussr ...
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49%
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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: soccer match, world war two, nazi occupation, sport
Time: year 1942
Place: ussr, ukraine, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Hostages (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: Georgia, Russia, Poland
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, rough, tense, suspense, suspenseful
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: hijacking, airport, military, friendship, trial, youth, airplane hijack, airplane, murder, death, young man, death sentence ...
Time: year 1983, contemporary, year 1991
Place: soviet union, ussr, georgia (former ussr), tbilisi
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Panfilov's Twenty Eight (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
Plot: eastern front, red army, bravery, world war two, soviet army, propaganda, infantry, nazi soldier, nazi, russian history, heroes, tank ...
Time: year 1941, 1940s
Place: germany, russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, serious ...
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: world war two, airplane, pursuit, tank, minefield, desert, american, stranded in the desert, german, pilot
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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In Four Rows (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Croatia
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The story about the Bleiburg massacre, seen from a Croatian Home Defenders point of view.
Plot: massacre, world war two, hunger, tragedy, border, motorcycle, revenge, propaganda, anarchy, blood, soldier, fear ...
Time: year 1945
Place: croatia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, intense ...
Plot: world war two, art theft, war, nazi germany, military, rescue, painting, treasure hunt, architect, hunt down, heroic mission, military life ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, 40s, 20th century, year 1943 ...
Place: germany, europe, paris france, austria, italy ...
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Pride: The Fateful Moment (1998)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Based on the International Military Tribunal for the Far East of 1946–48, depicts Japanese prime minister Hideki Tojo (played by Masahiko Tsugawa) as a family man who fought to defend Japan and Asia from western colonialism but was ultimately ...
Plot: trial, world war two, prime minister, court, pride, military, courtroom, japanese history, court martial
Time: post world war two
Place: pearl harbor, japan, tokyo, hiroshima japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Battle of Okinawa (1971)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 149 min.
Story: The Americans are swiftly closing on Okinawa, an island just south of the Japanese mainland. The Imperial command sends top generals and several army divisions to defend it at all costs. The mission quickly degenerates as vital resources and troops ...
Plot: japanese army, u.s. navy, world war two, brutality, japanese navy, japanese soldier, young soldier, u.s. army, japanese history
Time: 1940s
Place: okinawa japan, tokyo, usa, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Wild Wind (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union, Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: August 1943, Europe. The tentacles of the German octopus have begun to recoil. As the Nazis retreat, their concern focuses on the supply of oil from the refineries of Romania. Without the flow of "black gold", Germany's doom is ...
Plot: partisan, world war two, mill, russian, blood, breasts, battles, nudity (full frontal - brief), traitor, explosion, hanged man, battle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
World War II: When Lions Roared (1994)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Based upon the actual cables between Washington, London and Moscow during the Second World War, this TV-movie examines the relationship between the leaders of these countries throughout the conflict. Franklin D. Roosevelt (John Lithgow), Winston ...
Style: disturbing, clever, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, josef stalin, war, politics, head of state, against humanity, military, political unrest, holocaust, teenage life, ambition, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: europe, germany, ussr, usa, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Attack and Retreat (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, Soviet Union
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Beautifully photographed and lyrically written, this largely factual account of Mussolini's disastrous invasion of Russia during World War II tells the story of an Italian regiment through the eyes of a farmer from Emilia, a plumber from Rome, ...
Plot: eastern front, world war two, italian army, nazism, courage, train, sabotage, red army, nazi, soldier, bravery, snow ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, year 1941
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Isoroku Yamamoto, the Commander-in-Chief of the Combined Fleet (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto (1884-1943) was the Japanese Naval commander who was given the order to attack Pearl Harbour, an order he was duty bound to obey which went against his own personal beliefs. While this infamous attack is a low point in ...
Plot: japanese history, navy, fighter pilot, attack, air attack, warplane, world war two, newspaper reporter, aircraft carrier, aerial combats, war, admiral ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: pearl harbor, pacific ocean, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: suspenseful, tense, rough, sentimental, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: red army, world war two, russian soldier, heroic, heroism, life & death, camaraderie, war, soldier, eastern front, patriotism, steel helmet ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Come What May (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In may 1940, the German troops enter France. Frightened by the progress of the enemy, the people of a small village of Pas-de-Calais decide on the recommendations of the prefecture, to give up everything to go on the road, fleeing to the coast.
Style: propaganda film
Plot: world war two, propaganda, goose, bagpipes, 8 year old, child killed, dead girl, german soldier, little boy, prison, british soldier, photograph ...
Time: year 1939, 1940s, 1930s, year 1940
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, bleak, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: sniper, world war two, military, war, heroes, nazism, friendship, assassination, nazi officer, battle zone, trap, elimination ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1942
Place: russia, ussr, soviet union, germany, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Demolition Squad (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The Germans held the strategically important airport, where planes were taking off to bombard partisans positions. Headquarters of one a partisan unit sent a few commandos to blow up airplanes and airport in the air.
Plot: partisan, airfield, army, air raid, train, world war two, cave, nazi, machine gun, commando, hangar, exploding airplane ...
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, danger, life is a bitch, survival, wartime life, human nature, resistance fighter, collaboration, in the woods ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942
Place: russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Black Birds (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: WW2 story about group of prisoners who are trying to escape the death camp, run by local pro-Nazi militia.
Plot: world war two, nazi concentration camp, nazi, prison, concentration camp, nazis
Time: 1940s
Place: croatia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: tense, disturbing, bleak, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: world war two, boot camp, d day, basic training, soldier, battle zone, military life, war, life is a bitch, heroes, power relations, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe, france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, visually appealing
Plot: world war two, nazi, russian, soldier, operation, resistance, wartime, officer, american, german, fight, undercover ...
Time: 1940s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 28
Escapes (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Political prisoners imprisoned in Yugoslavia will try to escape from prison by digging a channel under the ground and join the partisans.
Plot: world war two, sick, hunger, escape, prisoner, girl, prison, rain, cold, traitor, fight, excavation ...
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Japan's Longest Day (1967)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Following the detonation of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Japanese military and the government clash over the demand from the Allies for unconditional surrender. Minister of the Army Anami leads the military officers who propose to ...
Plot: japanese army, world war two, japanese soldier, funeral, british empire, emperor, gore, atomic bomb, soldier, japanese history, general, officer ...
Time: 1940s
Place: china, japan, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%