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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, 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, spy, world war two, secret agents, agent, nazism, recruitment, nazi, memory loss, intelligence, amnesia, general, parachuting, liberation, recruiting, spy hero, infiltration, great patriotic war, forced prostitution, scout, russian spy, soviet, lip reading ...
Time: 1940s
Place: ussr, russia, soviet union

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, serious, captivating and realistic films and TV series with plots about world war two, spy, espionage, nazi, war, secret agents and military mostly in Drama, War and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Shield and the Sword: Seventeen Moments of Spring (1973), Aide of His Excellence (1970), In August of 1944 (2001), The Rhinemann Exchange (1977), 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, espionage, nazi germany, war, undercover agent, dishonesty, state affairs, working undercover, undercover, intrigue ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: europe, germany, switzerland, russia, 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, counter intelligence, spy, self sacrifice, escape, investigation, train robbery, civil war, colonel, capture, behind enemy lines, militant ...
Time: 1910s
Place: kiev ukraine, 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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: counter intelligence, world war two, russian soldier, spy, war, camaraderie, traitor, patriotism, friendship between men, betrayal, wartime, great patriotic war ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: ussr, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: nazi germany, intrigue, american abroad, world war two, secret agents, prospector, secret project, spy, american, nazi
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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.
Style: suspense, romantic, captivating, tense
Plot: spy, nazi, espionage, soviet spy, world war two, intrigue, military, nazi soldier, nazism, romantic relationship, wartime life, wartime ...
Time: 1930s
Place: warsaw poland, czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, thought provoking, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, partisan, espionage, occupation, bombing, behind enemy lines, fight, diversion, brutality, life is a bitch, violence, spy ...
Time: 1940s
Place: ussr, russia
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25%
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X Company (2015)
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Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating ...
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Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Fortunes of War (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 407 min.
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Time: 1940s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Alex Rider (2020)
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Country: UK, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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Style: exciting, serious, captivating, unusual plot structure, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
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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: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, thought provoking
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 1940s, year 1941
Place: russia, ussr, moscow russia, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 3.9
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Love Camp 7 (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two female Army agents go undercover at a Nazi prison camp to get information from a scientist being held there.
Style: psychotronic, cult film, controversial
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Time: 1940s
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Allegiance (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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Story: Alex O'Connor, a young idealistic CIA analyst specializing in Russian affairs, learns a shocking secret and his close-knit, affluent family is about to be split apart when it's revealed that his parents, Mark and Katya, are covert Russian ...
Style: bleak, suspense, tense, twists and turns
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⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Spy City (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: After a defector is murdered, British agent Fielding Scott is assigned to track down a mole in his own ranks in 1961 Berlin. His investigation leads him into a deadly web of crime, betrayal and paranoia. Who can Scott trust in the city of spies?
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
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Time: 60s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Little Drummer Girl (2018)
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Duration: 342 min.
TV show
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Style: atmospheric, tense, suspense, stylized, captivating
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Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 285 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
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Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Duration: 200 min.
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22%
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Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Eagle Has Landed (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
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Duration: 123 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Style: suspense, tense, disturbing
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The Plot Against America (2020)
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20%
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Sparrow (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Piece of Cake (1988)
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Duration: 312 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Soviet Union
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Duration: 110 min.
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TV show
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Place: ussr, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Genre: Drama, War
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Duration: 293 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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
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Time: 1940s, post world war two
Place: russia, ussr, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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, suspenseful, exciting, sitcom
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 1940s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
19%