Movies and TV shows like The Shield and the Sword 1968

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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: 344 min.
TV show
Story: Soviet spy film , based on a novel by Vadim Kozhevnikov, who was Secretary of the Soviet Writers' Union.
Plot: third reich, soviet, world war two, spy, secret agents, soviet spy, secret agent, concentration camp, agent, nazism, recruitment, internment camp, nazi, memory loss, intelligence, amnesia, general, parachuting, liberation, forced prostitution, spy hero, infiltration, recruiting, lip reading, nazis ...
Time: 1940s
Place: soviet union, russia

Most similar movies to The Shield and the Sword

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, danger and wartime life 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), Call Fire for Ourselves (1963), In August of 1944 (2001), 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, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, nazi, spy, espionage, nazi germany, danger, war, undercover agent, dishonesty, undercover, state affairs, intrigue ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: europe, germany, britain, russia, switzerland
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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, general, male female relationship, escape, infiltration, bolshevik, militant, russian army, spy, behind enemy lines, capture, investigation ...
Time: 1910s
Place: ukraine, russia, kiev ukraine
⇓ 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: realistic, bleak, thought provoking, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, espionage, bombing, occupation, diversion, fight, behind enemy lines, partisan, brutality, life is a bitch, danger, storytelling ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: stylized, atmospheric, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: world war two, search, spy, war, wartime, firearm, russian soldier, great patriotic war, counter intelligence
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, embassy, female director, world war two, nazi, espionage
Time: 1930s
Place: warsaw poland, czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: war, espionage, heroic mission, working undercover, secret agents, undercover, danger, world war two, rivalry, friendship, heroes, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, nazi, spy, prospector, secret agents, secret project, nazi germany, nazis, american abroad, secret agent, intrigue, world war two
Place: argentina
⇓ 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: rough, thought provoking, disturbing, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, nazi, battles, heroism, military, battle, life & death, josef stalin, bravery, heroes, human spirit, reconnaissance ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941
Place: russia, soviet union, berlin germany, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: clever, gloomy, emotional, captivating, tense ...
Plot: world war two, infidelity, espionage, opposites attract, unfulfillment, dishonesty, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, love and romance, betrayal, war, intrigue ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: europe, middle east, greece, romania, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, international, intrigue, gadget
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: captivating, exciting, saga, serious, realistic ...
Plot: war, world war two, d day, behind enemy lines, german, massacre, battleship, soldier, military life, wartime life, family in crisis, human spirit ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: japan, asia, europe, pacific ocean, usa ...
⇓ 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, disturbing, suspense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: red army, world war two, war, battles, military, battle, life & death, heroic mission, betrayal, patriotism, great patriotic war, red herring ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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, war, romance, world war two, nazi, singer, gambler
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.1
 688
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, military life, against the odds, wartime life, friends, battle zone, partners, soldier, war, danger ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: europe
⇓ 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, prisoner, agent, death sentence, spy, male female relationship, caper, linguist, accidental killing, court martial, death, innocence ...
Time: year 1939
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.1
 230
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, general, cave, soldier, trapped, underground
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.4
 2K
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, psychological, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: hotel, world war two, chef, chambermaid, manager, bellhop, hotel manager, maid, aristocracy, wartime, society, switchboard operator ...
Time: 1940s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Klim Voroshilov-2 Tank (1990)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Tank Klim Voroshilov 2
Style: touching, disturbing, exciting, rough, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 1940s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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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: exciting, sentimental, suspenseful, rough
Plot: great patriotic war, soviet army, world war two, pow, friendship, nazi, redemption, russian soldier, prison, infantry, wehrmacht, killed in action ...
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.2
 33
Elysium (1986)
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, death of child, nazi, medical experiment, concentration camp, children, boy, jewish
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 8.4
 12K
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, clever, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: police detective, world war two, espionage, war crime, police investigation, undercover, spy, mystery, crimes, crime, investigation, crimes of passion ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.8
 3K
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, tense, exciting
Plot: world war two, pow, soldier, military, castle, romance, love and romance, prison life, love triangle, battles, siblings relations, love affair ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1939
Place: germany, europe, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 8.2
 3K
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, world war two, strong female presence, 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 ⇓
21%
Movie in collections
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
Plot: world war two, military, war, soldier, american soldier, aviation, mechanic, escapades, heroes, adventure, danger, marines ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, signal, ss, concentration camp, holocaust, nazi concentration camp, peasant, gendarme, mix up, deportation, jewish ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Dead Season (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A duel between Soviet spy and German war criminal.
Plot: concentration camp, gas chamber, spy, nazi, war crime, red army
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.5
 34
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 ...
Plot: republican, patriot, spy, sino japanese war, espionage, world war two, secret agent, japanese occupation of china, secret agents, chinese history
Place: china, shanghai
⇓ 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: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: espionage, world war two, d day, rescue, undercover, war, escapades, danger, secret agents, double agent, spring, nazi ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.8
 131
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, nazi, topless, breasts, love, german history, female nudity, world war two, nipples, sexual awakening, coming of age, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Hitler's S.S.: Portrait in Evil (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The two-part TV movie Hitler's SS: Portrait in Evil crystallizes that evil by concentrating on two Berlin brothers. In 1931, Helmut Hoffman (Bill Nighy) a brilliant student and self-styled opportunist, joins Hitler's SS. At the same time, ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, society, coming of age, war, distopia, family relations, battles, cabaret, rise and fall, state affairs, politics, moral dilemma ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 40s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%