Movies like Twilight 2006

If you like "Twilight" you are looking for movies about / with pow, uniform, nazi soldier and german abroad themes of Drama and War genre shot in Germany or Russia.
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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.
Plot: pow, uniform, nazi soldier, 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, serious, bleak and dramatic films with plots about pow, world war two, soldier, uniform, military, death and survival mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Twilight: Tank T-34 (1965), The Hook (1963), King Rat (1965), The Last Train (2006), Spring on the Oder (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.0
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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, world war two, uniform, behind enemy lines, armor, self sacrifice
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.5
 517
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: order, airplane shot down, ship, american soldier, pow, pilot, korean war
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 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, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: pow, prison life, survival, prison, friendship, war, human spirit, escapades, confined, behind enemy lines, military, breeding ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: singapore, japan, asia, poland, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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, bleak, serious, captivating
Plot: holocaust, nazism, anti semitism, danger, life is a bitch, pow, war, confined, concentration camp, brutality, train ride, train ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1943
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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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: red army, great patriotic war, russian soldier, uniform, russian abroad, world war two
Time: year 1945
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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, soldier, war, anti war, captivity, society, undisciplined, military, confined, life is a bitch, escape attempt, atrocity ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1942, year 1946
Place: japan, asia, australia, indonesia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 ...
Plot: children, jewish girl, girl, hiding place, shot to death, jewess, nazi officer, child's point of view, boy, soldier, world war two, pow ...
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: russian soldier, war, prison, confined, soldier, hostage, pow, captivity, drinking, murder, violence, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: chechnya, russia, caucasus, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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: world war two, military, soldier, french soldier, liberation, nazi soldier, uniform, wehrmacht, u.s. army, american soldier, village, german soldier ...
Time: year 1944
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.4
 27
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: german army, tragic event, gestapo, deserter, winter, typhus, polish, pow, austrian, farmer, french, village ...
Time: 1940s
Place: austria, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, pow, hunger, death of protagonist, tragedy, escaped prisoner, world war two, nazi occupation
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.9
 11K
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: atmospheric, tense, suspenseful, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: military, lebanese, chaos, deathtrap, confined, war, chaos and mayhem, danger, sergeant, superior officer, infantrymen, pow ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: lebanon, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.8
 432
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: battle, explosion, escape, military police, military, world war two, factory, forest, mistreatment, minefield, behind enemy lines, german soldier ...
Time: year 1942
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Die Luftbrücke (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 180 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: iron curtain, blackout, cold war, airplane, military, food, soldier, post world war two, adultery, kitsch, boys and girls, uniform ...
Place: east berlin, germany, berlin germany, west berlin west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, railway station, booby trap, explosion, roadblock, winter, suspicion, collaboration, ambush, nazi ...
Time: 1940s
Place: russia, soviet union
⇓ 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, conspiracy theory, vietnam veteran, vietnam war veteran, missing in action
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Unknown Soldier (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland, Belgium, Iceland
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The film follows Finnish army machine gun company in Continuation War against Soviet Union, 1941–1944. Based on Väinö Linna's best selling novel Tuntematon Sotilas (The Unknown Soldier) and the novel's uncensored version, Sotaromaani ...
Plot: tank, infantry, trench, wounded soldier, enemy, insubordination, pow, firing squad, army, grenade, world war two, military ...
Time: 1940s
Place: finland, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Henry Dunant: Red on the Cross (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Switzerland, Austria, Algeria, Greece
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Henry Dunant, son of a Geneva francophone upper class bourgeoisie family, works for a Swiss exploitation company in French Algeria; when the colonists are thirsty, he returns determined to convince the firm and emperor Napoleon III to build a dam ...
Plot: injection, male nudity, spanking, pow, field hospital, colony, undressing, wound
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Longest Hundred Miles (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: During the Japanese invasion of the Philippines, an assorted group of refugees, including an American soldier, an Army nurse, a priest and a group of local children, try to make their getaway aboard a rattletrap, creaky bus.
Plot: war hero, jungle, on the road, driving, church, rescue, children, airfield, grenade, flower, interracial friendship, american soldier ...
Time: year 1942, 1940s
Place: southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.8
 29K
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: emotional, suspense, brutal, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: war crime, pow, post war, german soldier, minefield, military officer, post world war two, soldier, teenager, child soldier, moral dilemma, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945, future
Place: denmark, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: soldier, pow, racism, military, court martial, british army, legal, wartime life, power relations, go public, power of media, battle zone ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.2
 4K
Beanpole (2019)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Set in post-WWII Leningrad as two female soldiers return from war and attempt to rebuild their lives in the ravaged city.
Style: heartbreaking, rough, compassionate, sad
Plot: post world war two, wartime life, life is a bitch, hopes, demolished city, struggle for survival, survival, city in ruins, sex scene, devastation, lesbian subtext, hopelessness ...
Time: year 1945
Place: st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.9
 358
Stalingrad (1990)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union, East Germany, USA, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 196 min.
Story: The WWII pivotal battle of Stalingrad is shown through the eyes of the soldiers and officers on both sides of the war.
Plot: death, ruins, dead soldier, uniform, battle, world war two
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Army of Shadows (1969)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Betrayed by an informant, Philippe Gerbier (Lino Ventura) finds himself trapped in a torturous Nazi prison camp. Though Gerbier escapes to rejoin the Resistance in occupied Marseilles, France, and exacts his revenge on the informant, he must ...
Style: bleak, stylized, realistic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: betrayal, terrorist, rescue, intrigue, resistance, espionage, underground, government agency, prison, french resistance, czech, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943, year 1942
Place: france, marseille, europe, paris france, arc de triomphe paris ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: touching, rough, emotional, intense, realistic ...
Plot: soldier, pow, allies, behind enemy lines, military, heroic mission, tragic hero, battles, battle zone, hapless soldier, bondage, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1944
Place: germany, europe, belgium, berlin germany, louisiana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 127
One War (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: May, 8, 1945. Maxim Prokhorov, major of People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs, arrives at a small northern island. There live eleven people: five young women, five children from one to three years, and the captain Karp Nichiporuk. The young ...
Plot: gulag, officer, stalinism, island, rowboat, uniform, post world war two
Time: year 1945
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.7
 616
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.
Plot: execution, firing squad, retaliation, embroidery, french resistance, communist, hostage, internment camp, assassination, world war two, wehrmacht, nazi soldier ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Naked Among Wolves (1963)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: East Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: war criminal, gas chamber, prisoner, nazism, decision, scavenger, comrade, nazi occupation, convoy, watchtower, nazi uniform, singing ...
Place: east germany, german democratic republic, spain, warsaw poland, bavaria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.5
 10K
Brothers (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark, UK, Sweden, Norway
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Danish officer, Michael (Thomsen), is sent away to the International Security Assistance Force operation in Afghanistan for three months. His first mission there is to find a young radar technician who had been separated from his squad some ...
Style: emotional, tense, serious, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prisoner, family problems, presumed dead, war, brother, family drama, courage, brutality, depression, politics, runaway, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: afghanistan, denmark, europe, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Last U-Boat (1993)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, USA, Japan, Austria
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Near the end of WWII a lone U-Boat is sent from Germany to Japan carrying plutonium needed for a Japanese A-Bomb. During the long journey, news arrives on the radio that Hitler killed himself and Germany has surrendered. This causes a rift in the ...
Plot: submarine, duty, british navy, torpedo, captain, loyalty, hitler, world war two, uranium, periscope, secret mission, nazi ...
Time: year 1945
Place: japan, germany, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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