Movies like Twilight 2006

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Twilight (2006)
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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.
Style: thought provoking, touching, heartbreaking, disturbing
Plot: pow, nazi soldier, culture clash, world war two, military, friendship, german, russian, wartime, brutality, german soldier, morality, human relationship, confined, brainwashing, crime against humanity, unlikely friendships, uniform, german abroad
Time: year 1945

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Most similar movies to Twilight

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, disturbing, serious and suspenseful films with plots about world war two, military, war, soldier, friendship, wartime and courage mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Twilight: My Honor Was Loyalty (2016), The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008), Klim Voroshilov-2 Tank (1990), The Cuckoo (2002), Brothers of War (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
My Honor Was Loyalty (2016)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Captain Ludwig Herckel a devoted and patriotic soldier of the SS Leibstandarte fights in every major conflict from the Eastern front to the battle of the bulge. Fiercely loyal to his country and his brothers in arms, loved by his men, Herckel will ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, suspense, thought provoking, heartbreaking
Plot: german soldier, world war two, friendship between men, human relationship, wartime, nazism, saving a life, against humanity, sadism, survival, violence, nazi ...
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100%
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When his family moves from their home in Berlin to a strange new house in Poland, young Bruno befriends Shmuel, a boy who lives on the other side of the fence where everyone seems to be wearing striped pajamas. Unaware of Shmuel's fate as a ...
Style: touching, heartbreaking, emotional, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: kids
Plot: holocaust, world war two, jewish, concentration camp, childhood, against humanity, friendship, nazism, war, gas chamber, nazi, atrocity ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, poland, europe, switzerland, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Klim Voroshilov-2 Tank (1990)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Tank Klim Voroshilov 2
Style: exciting, rough, disturbing, sincere, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: great patriotic war, tank, death, world war two, wartime, eastern front, nazi soldier, military life, wartime life, nazi, german soldier, battlefield ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.7
 8K
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 ⇓
41%
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Brothers of War (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When a bitter rivalry between two brothers finally erupts into bloody, life-changing violence it is younger bother Greg who signs up for frontline battle in France. Greg discovers a world of uncompromising brutality as we follow him on his journey ...
Style: suspense, psychological, tense, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: world war two, sibling relationship, sibling rivalry, soldier, violence, brutality, brother, british soldier, enemy, torture, brother brother relationship, human ...
Place: united kingdom, germany, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Dawns Here Are Quiet (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: It is late spring of 1942, and the Great Patriotic War is in full swing. A long way off from the front-line, at some God-forgotten junction, the Germans make an air landing operation in an attempt to get through to the Kirov railway and the White ...
Style: dramatic, suspenseful, realistic, serious, compassionate ...
Plot: heroism, female soldier, world war two, soldier, german soldier, war, wartime life, female friendship, human relationship, friendship, german, heroic mission ...
Place: ussr, siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.5
 35K
Stalingrad (1993)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 134 min.
Story: "Stalingrad" follows the progress of a German Platoon through the brutal fighting of the Battle of Stalingrad. After having half their number wiped out and after being placed under the command of a sadistic Captain, the Lieutenant of the ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, epic ...
Plot: world war two, war, soldier, nazism, german, survival, starvation, russian, military life, battles, military, wehrmacht ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1942, year 1943
Place: russia, europe, italy, germany, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.5
 5K
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, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: world war two, pow, prison life, prison, friendship, war, escape, escapades, confined, military, behind enemy lines, black market ...
Time: year 1945, 1940s
Place: singapore, japan, asia, poland, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, war crime, soldier, anti war, war, prisoner of war camp, samurai, captivity, atrocity, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1946, year 1942, year 1936 ...
Place: japan, asia, australia, indonesia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Camp de Thiaroye (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Senegal, Algeria, Tunisia
Duration: 157 min.
Story: A historical drama based on the Thiaroye transit camp massacre, Camp de Thiaroye dismantles the myth of colonial assimilation to expose ingrained social and cultural mechanisms of racism, exploitation, and privilege. In 1944, the French army ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, thought provoking, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, interracial relations, racism, soldier, injustice, wartime life, culture clash, state affairs, war, military, against humanity, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: africa, senegal, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 53K
Hart's War (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Fourth-generation Army Col. William McNamara is imprisoned in a brutal German POW camp. Still, as the senior-ranking American officer, he commands his fellow inmates, keeping a sense of honor alive in a place where honor is easy to destroy, all ...
Style: tense, realistic, rough, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: war, world war two, nazi, pow, soldier, frame up, army investigation, escape, court martial, racism, court, prison ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, belgium, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, bleak, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, nazism, life is a bitch, pow, war, confined, train travel, gestapo, concentration camp, brutality, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, serious ...
Plot: pow, russian soldier, hostage, war, confined, soldier, prison, captivity, murder, violence, escapades, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: chechnya, russia, caucasus, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.8
 40K
Land of Mine (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the days following the surrender of Germany in May 1945, a group of young German prisoners of war were handed over to the Danish authorities and subsequently sent out to the West Coast, where they were ordered to remove the more than two million ...
Style: suspense, emotional, brutal, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: german soldier, minefield, pow, soldier, world war two, war crime, nazi, child soldier, moral dilemma, teenager, military officer, abuse of power ...
Time: post world war two, 1940s, year 1945, 20th century, future
Place: denmark, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.7
 762
Calm at Sea (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenager joins the resistance in Nazi-occupied France during World War II.
Style: tense, rough, disturbing, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: concentration camp, repression, german soldier, assassination, world war two, hostage, execution, nazi officer, nazi soldier, suppression, communist, french resistance ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
At War as at War (1969)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Story: To the young lieutenant Maleshkin the war is a minor obstacle, if compared to his personal battle to command his subordinates, while conducting an armored vehicle at the same time he's trying to impress his superior Soviet officers who put him ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, captivating, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soviet army, world war two, military, soldier, heroism, heroes, battles, transformation, friendship, leadership, adaptation, violence ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.0
 16K
Katyn (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An examination of the Soviet slaughter of thousands of Polish officers and citizens in the Katyn forest in 1940.
Style: disturbing, heartbreaking, sentimental, sad, realistic ...
Plot: war crime, world war two, nazism, survival, war, life is a bitch, military life, captivity, against humanity, military, confined, occupation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1940
Place: poland, russia, europe, ussr, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Welcome to Sarajevo (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Follow a group of international journalists into the heart of the once cosmopolitan city of Sarajevo—now a danger zone of sniper and mortar attacks where residents still live. While reporting on an American aid worker who’s trying to get ...
Style: rough, disturbing, realistic, emotional, thought provoking ...
Plot: adoption, bosnian war, civil war, journalism, family relations, anti war, orphan, orphanage, war, rescue, journalist, morality ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, former yugoslavia, sarajevo, vietnam, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Saints and Soldiers: Airborne Creed (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of American GIs work their way through war-torn France during the final days of the Second World War.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, captivating, disturbing, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, soldier, battles, military, heroes, friendship, family relations, american soldier, pow, courage, brutality, violence ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. Chief Justice Haywood hears evidence and testimony not only from lead defendant Ernst Janning and his ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, emotional, sincere, talky ...
Plot: courtroom drama, judge, genocide, war crime, world war two, holocaust, jewish, court, redemption, german, nazism, cold war ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 20th century, year 1946, year 1945
Place: germany, europe, poland, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Taxi for Tobruk (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During World War II, French Commandos join forces with a German officer in order to survive the African desert.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, desert, friendship, hostage, battles, confined, soldier, unlikely partners, war, adventure, military, escapades ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: libya, africa, north africa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Saints and Soldiers (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five American soldiers fighting in Europe during World War II struggle to return to Allied territory after being separated from U.S. forces during the historic Malmedy Massacre.
Style: rough, emotional, touching, intense, realistic ...
Plot: pow, soldier, behind enemy lines, world war two, battles, allies, heroic mission, tragic hero, military, bondage, hapless soldier, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1944
Place: germany, europe, belgium, berlin germany, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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 ⇓
28%
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 6.5
 741
Road to Berlin (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A story about two young men during the last days of WWII.
Style: rough, suspenseful, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, military, soldier, friendship, friendship between men, society, fascism, violence, great patriotic war, courage, fight, russian abroad ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.0
 192
My Good Hans (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: It is a story about the Soviet worker Pyotr and the German engineer Hans, who came to the USSR before the war on a business trip. At a Soviet plant the German team works in cooperation with Russian specialists. Once Hans makes a mistake which causes ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: scientist, breaking the fourth wall, friendship, love interest, collaboration, world war two, nazi officer, nazi germany, hairdresser, metaphor, looking at the camera, german abroad
Time: year 1941
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Dara of Jasenovac (2020)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Serbia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: During the Nazi-occupied Ustasha regime "NDH" in former Yugoslavia during WWII, little girl Dara is sent to the concentration camp complex Jasenovac in Croatia also known as "Balkan's Auschwitz".
Style: suspenseful, thought provoking, disturbing, touching, sincere ...
Plot: concentration camp, world war two, propaganda, hospital, execution, jewish, war, baby, red cross, mass murder
Place: croatia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 454
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 ⇓
26%
The Yellow Birds (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two young soldiers, Bartle and Murph, navigate the terrors of the Iraq war under the command of the older, troubled Sergeant Sterling. All the while, Bartle is tortured by a promise he made to Murph's mother before their deployment.
Style: disturbing, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: iraq war, soldier, military officer, friendship, military, brutality, courage, heroes, adaptation, life is a bitch, violence, murder ...
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Boys of Abu Ghraib (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An American soldier deployed at Abu Ghraib finds himself behind the walls of the infamous Hard Site, where he develops a secret friendship with an Iraqi detainee.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, realistic, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: prison, military, friendship, confined, moral dilemma, prison life, soldier, war, prisoner, american soldier, unlikely friendships, jail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003
Place: iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 ⇓
26%