Movies and TV shows like Seventeen Moments of Spring

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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.
TV show
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, spy, nazi, espionage, nazi germany, war, undercover agent, dishonesty, state affairs, working undercover, undercover, intrigue, life & death, government agency, third reich, suicide, capture, gestapo, risk, manhunt, newborn baby, pastor, interrogation, russian abroad, resistance fighter ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945, 40s
Place: germany, europe, russia, britain, switzerland, vatican

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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, military, wartime life, spy and german mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Seventeen Moments of Spring: X Company (2015), The Shield and the Sword (1968), The Counterfeit Traitor (1962), Mata Hari (2016), Fortunes of War (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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X Company (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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: espionage, world war two, heroic mission, working undercover, secret agents, war, undercover, rivalry, spy, friendship, heroes, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe
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The Shield and the Sword (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Soviet Union, Poland, East Germany
Duration: 191 min.
TV show
Story: Soviet spy film , based on a novel by Vadim Kozhevnikov, who was Secretary of the Soviet Writers' Union.
Plot: soviet spy, third reich, concentration camp, world war two, spy, secret agents, agent, nazism, recruitment, liberation, memory loss, amnesia ...
Time: 1940s
Place: russia, ussr
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100%
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: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, espionage, spy, life is a bitch, state affairs, forgery, dishonesty, undercover, betrayal, secret agents, double agent, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1942
Place: sweden, germany, europe, copenhagen, hamburg germany ...
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39%
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Mata Hari (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Russia, Portugal, Ukraine
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: espionage, femme fatale, working undercover, dishonesty, tragic hero, undercover, seductress, spy, strong female presence, world war one, dancer, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Fortunes of War (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 407 min.
TV show
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: emotional, gloomy, clever, tense, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, infidelity, spy, activist, resistance, couples, political intrigue, military life, couple relations, wartime life, gays and lesbians, war ...
Time: 1940s
Place: egypt, middle east, europe, romania, greece ...
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36%
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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: serious, captivating, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: war, world war two, nazi occupation, soldier, military, battles, against the odds, friendship, rivalry, military life, battle zone, bicycle ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1940
Place: denmark, europe
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35%
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The Bunker (1981)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, USA
Duration: 150 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, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: nazi germany, hitler, world war two, against humanity, wartime life, state affairs, confined, life is a bitch, downfall, confinement indoors, introspection, human nature ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
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Band of Brothers (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 594 min.
TV show
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, captivating, heroic, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, war, military, soldier, battles, military life, combat, sniper, paratrooper, behind enemy lines, american soldier, nazi germany ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, france, austria, paris france ...
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33%
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Generation War (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 270 min.
TV show
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: captivating, tense, thought provoking, serious, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, nazism, holocaust, german, against humanity, nazi germany, guilt, soldier, military, atrocity, friendship, wehrmacht ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, ussr
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Resistance (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, 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: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: espionage, life is a bitch, undercover, war, wartime life, missing person, world war two, strong female presence, resistance fighter, danger
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: england
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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, serious, suspenseful
Plot: world war two, espionage, d day, undercover, rescue, secret agents, war, escapades, spring, ss, prisoner, cell mate ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: paris france, europe, france
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31%
War and Remembrance (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 1620 min.
TV show
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: saga, captivating, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: war, world war two, d day, battleship, behind enemy lines, german, massacre, soldier, nazi germany, winston churchill, military life, genocide ...
Time: 1940s
Place: japan, asia, europe, pearl harbor, pacific ocean ...
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31%
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The Company (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 286 min.
TV show
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: tense, captivating, epic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, cia, spy, undercover, mole, betrayal, suspicion, politics, double life, state affairs, intrigue, power relations ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 80s, 50s
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany, west berlin west germany, hungary ...
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The Sinking of the Laconia (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Germany
TV show
Story: Two-part drama based on the true story of the Allied ship Laconia, sunk in WWII by a German U-Boat, which then surfaced against orders to rescue the civilian crew
Style: realistic, serious, touching, suspenseful
Plot: submarine, rescue, sinking ship, ship, world war two, pow, german, military, ocean, survivor, passenger, torment ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
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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, occupation, coming of age, adventure, wartime life, german, life is a bitch, young heroes, war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: netherlands, europe, holland
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Shining Through (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Spirited New Yorker Linda Voss goes to work for international lawyer and secret Office of Strategic Services operative Ed Leland just before World War II. As they fall in love, the United States enters the fight against Hitler, and Linda volunteers ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: double agent, nazi germany, world war two, behind enemy lines, espionage, romance, wartime life, secret agents, working undercover, love and romance, translator, wartime ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, new york, berlin germany, usa, europe
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30%
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Piece of Cake (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 312 min.
TV show
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: captivating, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: aerial combats, world war two, battles, war, military, partners, heroes, soldier, friends, military life, battle zone, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, rough ...
Plot: wartime life, rebellion, escapades, heroes, against humanity, military, state affairs, espionage, criminal heroes, war, undercover, world war two ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Foyle's War (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
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, captivating, clever, serious, realistic
Plot: police detective, world war two, war crime, espionage, crimes of passion, police investigation, undercover, spy, cold war, investigator, law enforcement, whodunit ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london, new mexico
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29%
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, serious, suspenseful, tense, factual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nazi, world war two, soldier, fighting the system, nun, military, clergy, human spirit, uninhibited rivalry, politics, hopes, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s
Place: vatican, europe, rome italy, italy, germany ...
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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, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, war, military, resistance, politics, family relations, communism, state affairs, heroes, soldier, political unrest, battle zone ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1939
Place: finland, europe, russia, ussr, germany
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29%
Batallions Ask for Fire (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 285 min.
TV show
Story: A story of a several days of intense fighting on the Eastern Front during one of the Soviet offensives in WWII.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: red army, world war two, war, military, battles, life & death, heroic mission, betrayal, patriotism, great patriotic war, heroism, red herring ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
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The Aryan Couple (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 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, psychological, serious, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: concentration camp, world war two, holocaust, genocide, anti semitism, moral dilemma, forbidden love, wartime life, survival, hidden identity, uncover truth, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: hungary, switzerland, germany, europe
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29%
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Rommel (2012)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, France, Austria
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A new film about Erwin Rommel has been shown on German television, depicting the general as a weak man undone by his links to Adolf Hitler.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: assassination attempt, d day, military, dishonesty, state affairs, rivalry, political conspiracy, political unrest, war, assassination plot, court, soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: europe, france, paris france, berlin germany, normandy
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29%
The Edelweiss Pirates (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Im Kölner Stadtteil Ehrenfeld lebt eine Gruppe von Arbeiterkindern kurz vor Ende des Zweiten Weltkriegs ihren ganz eigenen Alltag. Die selbsternannten „Edelweißpiraten“ träumen von einer gerechten Welt und sehnen sich nach der unbeschwerten ...
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: resistance, human spirit, wartime life, young heroes, rebellion, nazi germany, captivity, rebelliousness, idealism, confined, against humanity, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Valkyrie (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Germany, Italy, Spain, France, Japan, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Wounded in Africa during World War II, Nazi Col. Claus von Stauffenberg returns to his native Germany and joins the Resistance in a daring plan to create a shadow government and assassinate Adolf Hitler. When events unfold so that he becomes a ...
Style: tense, factual, bad ending, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, nazism, nazi, nazi germany, war, german officer, resistance, colonel, bomb, hitler, deception, treason ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe, normandy, bavaria ...
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28%
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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: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: espionage, world war two, undercover, government agency, secret service, secret hideout, double agent, betrayal, dishonesty, intrigue, secret agents, german ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: europe, holland, new york, london, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Bridge Too Far (1977)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
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, behind enemy lines, world war two, army, allies, battle zone, heroic mission, against the odds, soldier, mission, german, invasion ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944, 70s
Place: netherlands, holland, germany, europe, usa ...
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28%
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The Boat (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany, France, UK, Italy
Duration: 293 min.
TV show
Story: Life aboard a German U-Boat during World War II.
Style: gloomy, bleak, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, submarine, navy, battles, adventure, soldier, sinking ship, military, torpedo, nazism, military life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1941
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Stones for the Rampart (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: To be defeated and not be - a victory. This is the motto that life is guided by three young friends: Alek, Sophy and Rudy. Scouts, high school graduates high school in Warsaw drifting ambitious plans for the future broken through September 1939. ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: wartime life, life is a bitch, against the odds, world war two, daring rescue, war, wartime, german occupation, resistance fighter, prospector, resistance, nazi occupation ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: poland, europe
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28%