Movies like Twilight 2006

If you like "Twilight" you are looking for movies about / with pow, nazi soldier, uniform and german abroad themes of Drama and War genre shot in Germany or Russia.
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Twilight (2006)
 6.5
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Twilight (2006)
Original name: Полумгла
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the last winter 1945 of WWII a group of captive German soldiers is brought to a remote Russian village, where widows, a child and a crippled are the only ones left. This is a military drama about those, who can love and forgive.
Plot: pow, nazi soldier, uniform, german abroad
Time: year 1945

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, bleak and disturbing films with plots about pow, world war two, soldier, military, torture, brutality and uniform mostly in Drama, War and Romance genres. Some movies like Twilight: Soldat blanc (2014), Sofya Grushko (1972), Return from the River Kwai (1989), Tank T-34 (1965), Pueblo (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
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Soldat blanc (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 146 min.
Story: A muggy Saigon, late 1945. Stationed at a military camp in French Indochina, two young men--Robert and André--become close friends as they share the boredom and excitement of waiting for their first mission. But when they discover that instead of ...
Plot: pubic hair, soldier, battle, gun, period piece, male nudity, battles, pow, french army, skinny dipping
Place: indochina, vietnam
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95%
Sofya Grushko (1972)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A story about a heroic nurse working for Soviet Intelligence during and after WWII.
Plot: accusation, gestapo, occupation, officer, nurse, great patriotic war, fascist, reconnaissance, underground, pow
Place: kiev ukraine, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Return from the River Kwai (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of war prisoners has spilt blood, sweat and tears to construct a bridge over the river Kwai in Thailand. Just when the bridge is ready, an American bomber arrives and destroys it. Camp commander Tanaka wants to set an example and orders that ...
Plot: imperial japan, british, submarine, japanese army, pow, decapitation, british empire, world war two, british soldier, train
Time: 1940s
Place: japan, asia, burma
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.2
 175
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, self sacrifice, tank, uniform, armor, behind enemy lines, world war two
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 8.2
 122
Pueblo (1973)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dramatization showing the 1968 seizure of the spy ship, Pueblo, by the North Koreans and the treatment of the Pueblo's crew during their year of captivity through flashbacks during the 1969 investigation of the affair.
Plot: confession, mistreatment, interrogation, signature, capture, espionage, kidnapping, cold war, pow, jail cell, u.s. navy, torture ...
Time: year 1968
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
A Russian Youth (2019)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 72 min.
Story: The First World war was a tragedy that launched a series of severe tests for the Russian people: revolution, civil war, famine, political repression, the Second World war. And all this fell on one generation of people. What courage and patience did ...
Plot: aviation, russian soldier, retreat, sauna, young man, world war one, male nudity, captivity, debut, poem, corporal punishment, trench ...
Time: 1910s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Prisoner of the Mountains (1996)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia, Kazakhstan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based upon a short story by Leo Tolstoy, two Russian soldiers, Sacha and Vania, are ambushed by Muslim rebels in the grandly forbidding Caucasus and taken prisoner. Although complete understanding never fully emerges, their bittersweet ordeal ...
Style: realistic, bleak, rough, suspenseful, emotional ...
Plot: hostage, pow, russian soldier, war, prison, soldier, confined, captivity, drinking, murder, violence, war violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: chechnya, russia, caucasus, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Last Train (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A group of people are imprisoned in a rail car bound from Berlin to a concentration camp in 1945.
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, bleak, captivating
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, nazism, danger, pow, life is a bitch, confined, war, world war two, concentration camp, brutality, train ride ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Spring on the Oder (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A war drama set in Germany at the end od WWII.
Plot: russian abroad, red army, great patriotic war, russian soldier, uniform, soviet army, world war two
Time: year 1945
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.5
 4K
King Rat (1965)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: When Singapore surrendered to the Japanese in 1942 the Allied POWs, mostly British but including a few Americans, were incarcerated in Changi prison. This was a POW detention center like no other. There were no walls or barbed-wire fences for the ...
Style: bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: world war two, pow, prison life, survival, prison, friendship, war, military, danger, escapades, confined, behind enemy lines ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: singapore, japan, asia, poland, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, New Zealand, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In 1942, British soldier Jack Celliers comes to a japanese prison camp. The camp is run by Yonoi, who has a firm belief in discipline, honour and glory. In his view, the allied prisoners are cowards when they chose to surrender instead of commiting ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: pow, world war two, soldier, war, prisoner of war camp, war crime, anti war, captivity, undisciplined, escape attempt, atrocity, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1936, year 1946 ...
Place: japan, asia, australia, indonesia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Birth Certificate (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Three separate stories depicting the tense everyday life during occupation, as seen through the eyes of children. In “On the Road,” the two main protagonists are lost in the September’s strife: a young boy, and a soldier transporting the ...
Style: anthology
Plot: children, child's point of view, chaos, hiding place, pow, boy, shot to death, girl, jewess, child in peril, jewish girl, nazi officer ...
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Forgotten Man (1971)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A Marine officer reported as killed in Vietnam but was actually a POW returns home. Instead of being welcomed home, however, he discovers that his father has died, his wife has remarried, his daughter has been adopted, his business has been sold and ...
Plot: flashback, missing in action, beach, interrogation, killed in action, escape, u.s. marine, beating, boat, father daughter relationship, mental disorder, veteran ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Die Luftbrücke (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 180 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: light, touching, exciting, sincere
Plot: cold war, heroism, air force, pow, military, soldier, army, anti communist, blackout, iron curtain, adultery, hunger ...
Place: west berlin west germany, east berlin, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.5
 554
The Hook (1963)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three soldiers in Korea go through inner torment when they're ordered to execute an enemy soldier.
Plot: american soldier, ship, airplane shot down, order, tanker, pilot, korean war, pow
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
M.I.A. A Greater Evil (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: USA, UK, Thailand
Duration: 86 min.
Story: American college students head to the jungles of Vietnam to search for lost gold. They become hopelessly lost, and they may not be alone.
Plot: vietnam war, pow, vietnam veteran, conspiracy theory, vietnam war veteran, missing in action, war veteran, missing, missing person
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Honors of War (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This is August 1944. In France the times are uncertain and some places can be in turns liberated by the Allies and reclaimed by the Occupiers. The place is Nanteuil, a provincial town. The German troops present there are exhausted and leaderless and ...
Plot: american soldier, soldier, village, partisan, wehrmacht, liberation, french soldier, world war two, military, german soldier, uniform, u.s. army ...
Time: year 1944
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Secret of Blood Island (1965)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Based on the true story of a British secret agent, shot down over Malaya near to a Allied POW forced labour camp. There she is hidden, disguised as a youthful prisoner, until her escape can be effected. The costs of keeping her identity secret fall ...
Plot: prison, world war two, secret, concentration camp, jungle, torture, agent, pow, prisoners of war
Time: 1940s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 6.9
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Lebanon (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Israel, France, Germany, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: June, 1982 - The First Lebanon War. A lone tank and a paratroopers platoon are dispatched to search a hostile town - a simple mission that turns into a nightmare. The four members of a tank crew find themselves in a violent situation that they ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: military, survival, military life, mission gone awry, moral dilemma, battle zone, behind enemy lines, deathtrap, sergeant, lebanese, leadership, confined ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: lebanon, middle east, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.5
 28
Hideouts (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Austria, West Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this well-photographed and sometimes confusing wartime drama, an Austrian village experiences the tragedy of war on several different levels. Within one family, the younger son is jealous of the praise his father gives to a Polish POW who is ...
Plot: french, betrayal, tragic event, farmer, german army, brother brother relationship, death of brother, gestapo, prisoner, teenage boy, deserter, winter ...
Time: 1940s
Place: alps, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.2
 209
Hungarians (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A group of landless Hungarian peasants accept work as migrant-laborers on a farm in northern Germany where the wages are good, and the wives and family are allowed to accompany them. Though it is in the midst of World War II, they are relatively ...
Plot: humiliation, peasant, pow, world war two
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.8
 465
Dear Elza! (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "Mankind is nature's greatest mistake. In his actions echoes millions of years of instinct and a few genius's idea's useless revolution." End of 1942, eastern front, Ukraine. Private Lombos, tied to his family and his ...
Plot: eastern front, battle, rifle, military police, translator, german soldier, beating, forest, grenade, journal, starvation, world war two ...
Time: year 1942
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Seven Women from Hell (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Seven women from different backgrounds, nationality, age, class, and marital status find themselves in New Guinea, February 1942 - when the Japanese army takes over unexpectedly, and sends them into a war camp in the jungle.
Plot: german, cruelty, japanese soldier, airplane shot down, betrayal, hunger, rape, evil man, barbarian, british army, truck driver, brutality ...
Time: 1940s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Trial on the Road (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Russian POW joins the partisan guerrillas and proves his loyalty fighting the Nazis.
Plot: great patriotic war, nazi occupation, eastern front, stabbed with a knife, soviet army, mistrust, gunshot, nazi, redemption, collaboration, roadblock, german occupation ...
Time: 1940s
Place: soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Mark of Cain (2007)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After a bomb kills their company commander in Iraq, British soldiers Treacle and Shane are ordered to round up suspects and use torture on the detainees. Back home, the press gets the story and the pair achieves instant infamy.
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, rough, realistic
Plot: soldier, pow, racism, military, court martial, courtroom drama, life is a bitch, legal, political unrest, officers and cadets, crimes, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.5
 1K
Passenger (1963)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 62 min.
Story: The last film of Andrzej Munk, who died in a crash during the filming. A German woman on a ship coming back to Europe notices a face of another woman which brings recollections from the past. She tells her husband that she has been an overseer in ...
Plot: auschwitz, ship, nazi, children, jewish, prisoner, world war two, female protagonist, war crime, victim, attraction, holocaust ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Another Mother's Son (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Directed by Christopher Menaul ('Summer in February', 'Fatherland) and written by Jenny Lecoat, Another Mother's Son tells the true story of Louisa Gould, a widow living in Nazi occupied Jersey who takes in a Russian prisoner of ...
Plot: surrogate family, world war two, tragedy, pow, death of protagonist, hunger, escaped prisoner, fight, heroine, nazi occupation
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.0
 36
Red Sky (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Vietnam - 1946. Philippe is committed to pacifying an unknown country made of dense forests and spectacular mountains. His ideals collapse when he realizes that he must torture and kill a young vietnamese who is fighting for his independence. He ...
Plot: war, sex scene, french soldier, wildlife, bra, campfire, nature, cat, attack, bare breasts, submachine gun, jungle ...
Time: year 1946
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.8
 524
The Night Bus (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Iran
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film, which is in sharp monochrome, relates the story of a twenty-four-hour-long journey of two young Iranian soldiers (Issā and Emād) and a civilian driver (Amu Rahim) transporting thirty-eight Iraqi prisoners of war, taken from behind the ...
Plot: murder, iraq iran war, pow, young soldier, martyr, persian, child soldier, poverty, iranian, death, love letter, bus ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 8.1
 2K
1971 (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: India
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Based on true facts, the film revolves around 6 brave soldiers who escape from the clutches of the Pakistan Army and risk death with honour and courage with sacrifice towards their journey home.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense
Plot: pow, escape, prisoner of war camp, military, army, freedom, courage, soldier, danger, sacrifice, honor, indian pakistani ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: pakistan, india, kashmir
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%