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Seventeen Moments of Spring (1973)
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Seventeen Moments of Spring (1973)
Original name: Семнадцать мгновений весны
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 69 min.
Story: The series is based on a true story of a Russian spy Colonel Isaev (Stirlitz) in Fascist Germany during 17 days in very end of WWII. Stirlitz has worked his way to the very top of the Fascist hierarchy without being caught. However, his "colleagues", top Hitler's officers Borman, Mueller, Schellenberg are beginning to suspect him. Stirlits is constantly walking on the edge between his two identities, sending information to Russia, while skillfully maintaining the appearance of loyalty to fascist regime.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense, realistic, semi documentary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, nazi, spy, espionage, nazi germany, danger, war, undercover agent, dishonesty, undercover, state affairs, intrigue, working undercover, life & death, government agency, third reich, intelligence, female director, great patriotic war, prison escape, suicide, gestapo, capture, risk, newborn baby ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: germany, europe, russia, britain, switzerland

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Most similar movies to Seventeen Moments of Spring

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about world war two, war, danger, spy, military, espionage and undercover mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Seventeen Moments of Spring: X Company (2015), The Saboteurs (2015), The Counterfeit Traitor (1962), The Fight for Moscow (1985), The Shield and the Sword (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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X Company (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
Story: An emotionally-driven character drama, set in the thrilling and dangerous world of WWII espionage and covert operations. It follows the stories of five highly skilled young recruits - Canadian, American and British - torn from their ordinary lives ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: war, espionage, heroic mission, working undercover, secret agents, undercover, danger, world war two, rivalry, friendship, good versus evil, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe
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100%
The Saboteurs (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Norway, Denmark, UK, Czech Republic, Sweden
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The story about the heavy water war unfolds during the prolouge, eruption and the end of the second world war. We follow the story of the the key personnel in the race of who develops the atomic bomb first.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: world war two, atomic bomb, ambition, inventions and discoveries, heroic mission, danger, war, moral dilemma, military, soldier, resistance, bomb ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, 1930s
Place: norway, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Counterfeit Traitor (1962)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Blacklisted in modern day WW2, a Swedish oil trader opts to assist British Allies, by means of infiltrating and surveying Nazi Germany.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, espionage, spy, betrayal, secret agents, life is a bitch, state affairs, danger, wartime life, working undercover, double agent, undercover ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: sweden, germany, europe, berlin germany, stockholm sweden ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Fight for Moscow (1985)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Vietnam
Duration: 358 min.
Story: A historic movie telling the story about a battle of Moscow during WWII.
Style: rough, suspenseful, thought provoking, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, nazi, battle, battles, military, heroism, life & death, heroes, bravery, reconnaissance, human spirit, great patriotic war ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941
Place: russia, soviet union, berlin germany, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Shield and the Sword (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union, Poland, East Germany
Duration: 344 min.
Story: Soviet spy film , based on a novel by Vadim Kozhevnikov, who was Secretary of the Soviet Writers' Union.
Plot: soviet, third reich, secret agents, secret agent, spy, world war two, soviet spy, concentration camp, nazism, recruitment, internment camp, liberation ...
Time: 1940s
Place: soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
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Mata Hari (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Russia, Portugal, Ukraine
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A sex icon becomes a spy during one of the most important wars of the 20th century.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, emotional, disturbing
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, espionage, working undercover, undercover, dishonesty, danger, tragic hero, seductress, strong female presence, dancer, spy
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1900s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.4
 12K
Foyle's War (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As WW2 rages around the world, DCS Foyle fights his own war on the home-front as he investigates crimes on the south coast of England. Foyle's War opens in southern England in the year 1940. Later series sees the retired detective working as an ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: police detective, world war two, espionage, undercover, police investigation, war crime, spy, crime, mystery, crimes, investigation, crimes of passion ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.8
 3K
The Game (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: London 1972. When a defecting KGB officer, Arkady Malinov, reveals Operation Glass, a devastating Soviet plot that could change the course of the Cold War, Daddy, the head of MI5, assembles a secret team to investigate. As the Soviets awaken a list ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: secret agents, espionage, cold war, undercover, government agency, dishonesty, state affairs, spy, conspiracy, mi6, kgb
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, soviet union, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Fortunes of War (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 407 min.
Story: Fortunes of War is a 1987 BBC television adaptation of Olivia Manning's cycle of novels Fortunes of War. It stars Kenneth Branagh as Guy Pringle, lecturer in English Literature in Bucharest during the early part of the Second World War, and ...
Style: clever, captivating, emotional, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: world war two, infidelity, war, love and romance, crumbling marriage, gays and lesbians, unlikely couple, couple relations, life is a bitch, military life, dishonesty, political intrigue ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: romania, europe, egypt, middle east, greece ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.9
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The Bunker (1981)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Dramatization depicting the events surrounding Adolf Hitler's last weeks in and around his underground bunker in Berlin before and during the battle for the city.
Style: realistic, bleak, captivating, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: nazi germany, world war two, against humanity, hitler, adolf hitler, downfall, confinement indoors, wartime life, confined, state affairs, life is a bitch, introspection ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1945
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.0
 2K
Resistance (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It is 1944 and the D-Day invasion has failed, Germany's army have successfully invaded England and the Nazi war-machine is now heading west towards Wales. A group of women in an isolated Welsh village near the English border wake up to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: danger, life is a bitch, espionage, undercover, wartime life, war, missing person, world war two, strong female presence, resistance fighter
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.6
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April 9th (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the early morning of April 9th 1940 the Danish army is alerted. The Germans have crossed the border; Denmark is at war against Europe's strongest army. In Southern Jutland Danish bicycle- and motorcycle companies are ordered out, to against ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: war, world war two, soldier, nazi occupation, battles, military, danger, against the odds, surprise attack, friendship, battle zone, military life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1940
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.8
 4K
The Company (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 286 min.
Story: Real-life figures from the Cold War era mix with a fictional story based on a group of CIA operatives and their counterparts in the KGB, MI6, and the Mossad.
Style: epic, suspenseful, captivating, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, cia, spy, betrayal, suspicion, undercover, mole, politics, double life, power relations, state affairs, intrigue ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 70s, 60s, 80s
Place: europe, germany, west berlin west germany, russia, cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Sea Wolves (1980)
Genre: Action, History, War
Country: Switzerland, UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This true story follows the exploits of a top secret British military mission to destroy Nazi radio ships in a neutral harbor during WWII. The daring plan is led by British Intelligence officers Col. Lewis Pugh (Gregory Peck) and Capt. Gavin Stewart ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, espionage, battles, british intelligence, heroic mission, war, ship, danger, military, seaport, undercover, battle ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943, 80s ...
Place: india, asia, germany, portugal, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.5
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Generation War (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Berlin, 1941. Five friends eager to become heroes in an adventure that will change the face of Europe - and that will forever change them as well.
Style: tense, captivating, thought provoking, serious, realistic ...
Plot: nazism, world war two, holocaust, nazi germany, atrocity, against humanity, military, german, friendship, danger, guilt, resistance ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: germany, berlin germany, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Code Name: Emerald (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In april 1944, an allied agent is sent to France in order to rescue an "overlord" captured by the Germans. (An "overlord" is one of the few men who knew the date and place of the "D" day). To achieve this goal, he will ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: world war two, espionage, rescue, d day, secret agents, escapades, war, danger, undercover, nazi, cell mate, spy ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Behind Enemy Lines (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Professor-turned-spy Col. Calvin Turner and his associate, workaholic Lt. Shelley Flynn, plan a daring rescue behind enemy lines in World War II German-occupied Norway of a brilliant scientist who may or may not be aiding the Germans.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, military, danger, wartime life, espionage, escapades, against humanity, war, state affairs, criminal heroes, heroes, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century
Place: norway, england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Winter in Wartime (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: During World War II in the freezing Netherlands winter of 1944/1945 the western Netherlands are in the grip of a famine. Many people move east to provide for their families. Fourteen year old Michiel can't wait to join the Dutch resistance, to ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, nazism, resistance, execution, coming of age, occupation, nazi, wartime life, adventure, military, german, danger ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: netherlands, europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Scarlet and the Black (1983)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK, Italy
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Fr. Hugh O'Flaherty is a Vatican official in 1943-45 who has been hiding downed pilots, escaped prisoners of war, and Italian resistance families. His diplomatic status in a Catholic country prevents Colonel Kappler from openly arresting him, ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, factual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: world war two, soldier, vatican, fighting the system, military, uninhibited rivalry, human spirit, clergy, survival, politics, hopes, nazi ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: europe, rome italy, italy, germany, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
War and Remembrance (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 620 min.
Story: War and Remembrance is an American miniseries based on the novel of the same name by Herman Wouk. It is the sequel to highly successful The Winds of War.
Style: exciting, captivating, saga, serious, realistic ...
Plot: war, world war two, soldier, german, massacre, battleship, behind enemy lines, d day, wartime life, battles, family in crisis, totalitarianism ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: europe, asia, japan, usa, pacific ocean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Manhattan (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of the greatest clandestine race against time in the history of science with the mission to build the world's first atomic bomb in Los Alamos, New Mexico. Flawed scientists and their families attempt to co-exist in a ...
Style: serious, clever, captivating, realistic, melancholic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: atomic bomb, world war two, scientist, military base, ambition, laboratory, inventions and discoveries, military, race against time, power relations, relationship vs career, workplace ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1944, year 1943
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.1
 681
Piece of Cake (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 312 min.
Story: The lives and loves of the men of RAF Hornet Squadron who are transferred to France at the outbreak of World Wat II in September 1939. For the most part the men are competent fliers but there is little action in the first several months. The men ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating
Plot: world war two, aerial combats, battles, raf, military life, partners, against the odds, wartime life, friends, war, heroes, military ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A Bridge Too Far (1977)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A Bridge Too Far tells the story of Operation Market Garden, the failed attempt by the allies to end the war quickly by securing three bridges in Holland and allowing access over the Rhine into Germany. A combination of poor allied intelligence and ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: war, world war two, behind enemy lines, allies, army, against the odds, heroic mission, battle zone, soldier, mission, danger, invasion ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1944, 70s
Place: netherlands, holland, germany, europe, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Band of Brothers (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 594 min.
Story: Drawn from interviews with survivors of Easy Company, as well as their journals and letters, Band of Brothers chronicles the experiences of these men from paratrooper training in Georgia through the end of the war. As an elite rifle company ...
Style: suspenseful, epic, serious, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, war, military life, military, sniper, battles, world war two, patriotism, friendship, gory, behind enemy lines, human spirit ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, france, netherlands, austria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Purple Butterfly (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: China, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Ding Hui is a member of Purple Butterfly, a powerful resistance group in Japanese occupied Shanghai. An unexpected encounter reunites her with Itami, an ex-lover... and officer with a secret police unit tasked with dismantling Purple Butterfly.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: japanese occupation, war, wartime life, rivalry, tragic hero, hidden identity, deadly, political unrest, anti war, society, life is a bitch, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 1940s, 2000s
Place: china, japan, shanghai, asia, shanghai china
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: rough, suspense, tense, suspenseful, sentimental
Audience: boys' night
Plot: red army, world war two, russian soldier, heroic, heroism, life & death, camaraderie, patriotism, war, soldier, eastern front, uniform ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Aryan Couple (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A WWII Drama about a German/Jewish industrialist who, in order to ensure his family's safe passage out of Germany, is forced to hand over his business to the Nazis.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, psychological, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, anti semitism, concentration camp, wartime life, hidden identity, survival, life is a bitch, uncover truth, moral dilemma, forbidden love, undercover ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: hungary, germany, switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: world war two, war, military, resistance, politics, family relations, battle zone, heroic mission, soldier, political unrest, military life, danger ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1939, 1940s
Place: finland, europe, russia, soviet union, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.1
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Restless (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A young woman finds out that her mother worked as a spy for the British Secret Service during World War II and has been on the run ever since.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: espionage, world war two, top secret, government agency, secret hideout, undercover, double agent, secret service, german, secret agents, intrigue, secret place ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 30s, 1940s, 1930s ...
Place: europe, new york, new mexico, holland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.4
 1K
The Spy (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Spring 1941. Center of Moscow. Duel of the two intelligence services turns more and more tense.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, heroes, undercover, secret agents, spy, prospector, mole, secret police, heroic mission, mentor, life & death, rivalry ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%