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The Shield and the Sword (1968)
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The Shield and the Sword (1968)
Original name: Щит и меч
Genre: Adventure, Drama, 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, world war two, spy, secret agents, soviet spy, secret agent, concentration camp, third reich, agent, nazism, recruitment, internment camp, nazi, memory loss, intelligence, amnesia, general, parachuting, liberation, spy hero, infiltration, recruiting, lip reading, nazis, great patriotic war ...
Time: 1940s
Place: ussr, soviet union, russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about world war two, spy, nazi, war, espionage, military and danger mostly in Drama, War and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Shield and the Sword: Seventeen Moments of Spring (1973), Aide of His Excellence (1970), In August of 1944 (2001), Call Fire for Ourselves (1963), Spies of Warsaw (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Seventeen Moments of Spring (1973)
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 ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, spy, nazi germany, nazi, espionage, danger, war, undercover agent, dishonesty, undercover, state affairs, intrigue ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: europe, germany, russia, switzerland, britain ...
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100%
Aide of His Excellence (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 377 min.
TV show
Story: Adyutant ego prevoskhoditelstva
Plot: russian civil war, behind enemy lines, colonel, capture, russian army, militant, infiltration, bolshevik, male female relationship, general, escape, military officer ...
Time: 1910s
Place: ukraine, kiev ukraine, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
In August of 1944 (2001)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Russia, Belarus
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The movie is set in Belarus, where a team of counter-intelligence officers is given only three days to find a German radio operator posing as a Soviet soldier, behind soviet lines, on the eve of a major offensive.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, stylized, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: world war two, russian soldier, search, counter intelligence, spy, war, wartime, soviet, traitor, friendship between men, camaraderie, betrayal ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: ussr, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Call Fire for Ourselves (1963)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 317 min.
TV show
Story: In the Soviet village occupied by the Germans, a resistance group occurs, led by a modest girl Anna Morozova. For each victory (important, albeit small on a scale of the war) they have to pay a heavy price.
Style: bleak, rough, thought provoking, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, partisan, espionage, bombing, occupation, diversion, behind enemy lines, fight, danger, brutality, life is a bitch, violence ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: soviet union, russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Spies of Warsaw (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, Poland, USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: A military attaché at the French embassy is drawn into a world of abduction, betrayal and intrigue in the diplomatic salons and back alleys of Warsaw.
Plot: spy, female director, embassy, world war two, nazi, espionage
Time: 1930s
Place: warsaw poland, czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: clever, gloomy, emotional, captivating, tense ...
Plot: world war two, infidelity, spy, activist, resistance, military, opposites attract, betrayal, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, life is a bitch, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: europe, middle east, greece, romania, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Rhinemann Exchange (1977)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: During World War II, an intelligence officer is dispatched by the U.S. government to arrange an exchange in Argentina of industrial diamonds needed by the Germans for a secret gyroscope needed by the Allies.
Plot: american, spy, nazi, prospector, secret agents, intrigue, nazi germany, nazis, secret agent, american abroad, world war two, secret project
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: espionage, heroic mission, secret agents, working undercover, danger, war, undercover, world war two, rivalry, friendship, heroes, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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A Man Called Sloane (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A Man Called Sloane is an American secret agent adventure television series that aired on NBC during the 1979-1980 television season. It was a Woodruff Production in association with QM Productions, and became the final series produced by Quinn ...
Plot: spy, secret agent, secret agents, espionage, james bond spoof, gadget, intrigue, international
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Fight for Moscow (1985)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Vietnam
Duration: 358 min.
TV show
Story: A historic movie telling the story about a battle of Moscow during WWII.
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, rough, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: josef stalin, world war two, nazi, battle, battles, military, heroism, great patriotic war, life & death, heroes, bravery, reconnaissance ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941
Place: ussr, russia, soviet union, moscow russia, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Monte Carlo (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: An American writer on the Riviera courts a Russian singer who is spying on Nazis for revenge.
Plot: spy, romance, world war two, singer, gambler, nazi, war
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
War and Remembrance (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 620 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: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, saga ...
Plot: war, world war two, behind enemy lines, german, battleship, massacre, d day, soldier, patriotism, totalitarianism, fascism, dictatorship ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: japan, asia, europe, usa, pearl harbor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, rough, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: red army, world war two, war, battles, battle, military, heroic mission, life & death, patriotism, betrayal, great patriotic war, red herring ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Sparrow (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: China
TV show
Story: This drama is set during the revolutionary time in Shanghai, based on a novel of the same name of Hai Fei. During the republican revolution, Chen Shen is a secret agent under Special Operations Executive Director Bi Zhongliang, among the agents ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, factual, social realism
Plot: secret agents, japanese occupation of china, chinese history, spy, patriot, world war two, survival, japanese occupation, historical event, wartime, culture clash, patriotism ...
Place: china, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 697
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: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating
Plot: world war two, aerial combats, battles, friends, military, heroes, danger, war, partners, against the odds, wartime life, battle zone ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Interrogation (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Nuori nainen on saanut kutsun saapua poliisin kuultavaksi. Hän pelkää joutuvansa ansaan. Hän on täydellistä suomenkieltä puhuva Neuvosto-desantti, joka on varomattomuuttaan jättänyt vakoiluradionsa pesulaan säilytettäväksi.
Plot: spy, interrogation, espionage, police interrogation, ideology, cell, breakdown, socialist, military officer, socialism, russian spy, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, year 1942, year 1944
Place: ussr, finland, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Who Is That Man? (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story is set in 1939. A military officer is stripped of his rank for his apparent collaboration with a counter-espionage agent while on a mission in Paris. Then he is enlisted in his own country's counterespionage unit, due to his knowledge ...
Style: pre war
Plot: female director, espionage, innocence, world war two, prison, prisoner, death sentence, linguist, accidental killing, court martial, spy, murder ...
Time: year 1939
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Penal Battalion (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 535 min.
TV show
Story: The authors of the television series studied archival materials and military chronicles. The last series ends with a demonstration of the list of penalty parts, which from 1942 to 1945 fought on the Soviet fronts.
Style: sentimental, realistic, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: great patriotic war, world war two, soviet army, russian soldier, infantry, pow, nazi, red army, killed in action, priest, escape, wehrmacht ...
Time: 1940s
Place: soviet union, ussr, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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The Cavern (1964)
Genre: War, Drama, Adventure
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Adventure drama during WW2 in Italy where a mixed group of people get trapped inside a cave after a bomb raid. But can they co-operate? And will they survive?
Plot: world war two, underground, trapped, soldier, cave, general
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Home Fires (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a group of inspirational women in a rural Cheshire community with the shadow of World War II casting a dark cloud over their lives. As the conflict takes hold and separates the women from their husbands, fathers, sons and brothers, the ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, psychological, touching
Plot: village, strong female presence, world war two, wartime life, society, life is a bitch, social relations, friends, female protagonist, village life, family relations, british ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 30s, 40s, 1930s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The 25th Hour (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A Romanian peasant fights to get back to his family after he's imprisoned by the Nazis.The picture is based on real events. It includes Hungary's government in collaboration with the Nazis, the encroachment of Romania by Stalin's ...
Plot: world war two, jew persecution, recruit, volunteer, arrest, nazi, nazi concentration camp, peasant, gendarme, mix up, deportation, jewish ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Black Sheep Squadron (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The dramatized World War II adventures of US Major Gregory "Pappy" Boyington and his Marine Attack Squadron 214, AKA The Black Sheep Squadron.
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, sitcom
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, military, soldier, american soldier, aviation, military base, military life, danger, war, escapades, mechanic, marines ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Elysium (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Film about the Holocaust. A Jewish family is allowed to keep the flat they have always lived in and to live a relatively normal life. One day their 10-year old son disappears. He has been sent to a deportation camp which seems like paradise except ...
Plot: world war two, female director, jewish, boy, death of child, nazi, children, concentration camp, medical experiment
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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The Halcyon (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a bustling and glamorous five star hotel at the centre of London society and a world at war.
Style: realistic, disturbing, thought provoking, captivating, psychological
Plot: hotel, world war two, hotel manager, aristocracy, chef, maid, manager, bellhop, wartime, society, chambermaid, porter ...
Time: 1940s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Colditz (2005)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 185 min.
TV show
Story: Three prisoners, Jack Rose, Tom Willis and Nick McGrade, embark on an heroic plan to escape from a World War Two POW camp. As Rose And Willis are recaptured by the Germans, McGrade manages to traverse their clutches and travels to London to inform ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, exciting, tense
Plot: world war two, pow, soldier, military, castle, love triangle, prison life, battles, romance, love and romance, human spirit, love affair ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1939
Place: europe, germany, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Dead Season (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A duel between Soviet spy and German war criminal.
Plot: nazi, war crime, spy, concentration camp, gas chamber, red army
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Can't Change the Meeting Place (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After WWII is over, a young officer Volodya Sharapov returns to Moscow to work in MUR - Moskovskiy Ugolovny Rozysk (Moscow Criminal Police). There he meets Gleb Zheglov who is a chief of a squad which fights organized crime. Their main task is to ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: russian, post war, crimes, law enforcement, soviet, crime, gang, undercover agent, police investigation, working undercover, gangsters, robbery ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: russia, soviet union, ussr, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: espionage, world war two, d day, rescue, undercover, war, escapades, danger, secret agents, spring, nazi, agent ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.5
 61
Black Birds (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: WW2 story about group of prisoners who are trying to escape the death camp, run by local pro-Nazi militia.
Plot: world war two, nazi concentration camp, nazi, prison, concentration camp, nazis
Time: 1940s
Place: croatia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.8
 132
The Shop (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 273 min.
TV show
Story: A story about Matt family life in Germany between 20-ies and 40-ies. based on the novel by Erwin Strittmatter.
Style: family saga
Plot: affection, breasts, german history, nazi, love, sexual awakening, world war two, coming of age, topless, nipples, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%