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In August of 1944 (2001)
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In August of 1944 (2001)
Original name: В августе 44-го
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, rough, emotional, suspense, suspenseful, stylized, intense
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: counter intelligence, world war two, russian soldier, spy, war, betrayal, wartime, traitor, friendship between men, patriotism, camaraderie, great patriotic war, search, soviet, firearm
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: ussr, russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about war, world war two, soldier, military, danger, heroes and wartime life mostly in Drama, War and Action genres. Some movies like In August of 1944: The Turkish Gambit (2005), They Fought for Their Country (1975), Brass Target (1978), The Star (2002), The Last Frontier (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Turkish Gambit (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: Russia, Bulgaria
Duration: 208 min.
Story: The film is based on the second book from the Adventures of Erast Petrovich Fandorin series of novels written by the Russian author Boris Akunin. The film takes place in 1877 during the Russian-Turkish war. Erast Fandorin has just escaped from ...
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Audience: boys' night
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Time: 1870s, 19th century
Place: ottoman empire, bulgaria, europe
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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: heroic, rough, tense, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: red army, world war two, russian soldier, heroism, life & death, camaraderie, war, soldier, eastern front, patriotism, soviet army, soviet soldier ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Brass Target (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: USA, West Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: General George S. Patton died in a car accident in 1945. However, now speculates that his death was actually a murder carefully prepared by his staff to cover a large theft of gold.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: hitman, gold, graphic violence, dishonesty, soldier, war, military, undercover, assassination, investigation, adventure, mystery ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 3K
The Star (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The film is based on the eponymous book by Emmanuil Kazakevich. In the summer of 1944 the Nazi Armies prepare a massive Tank Division named 'Viking" for the offensive on occupied Russian land. The Russian Army's special group of seven ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, bleak, rough ...
Plot: military, soldier, d day, battles, adventure, fall in love, war, world war two, russian, battlefield, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 1940s
Place: ussr, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Last Frontier (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The story of the Podolsk cadets’ heroic stand outside Moscow in October 1941. Cadets were sent to the Ilyinsky line, fighting alongside units from the Soviet 43rd Army to hold back the German advance until reinforcements arrived. Hopelessly ...
Style: rough, exciting, tense, clever, brutal ...
Plot: world war two, attack, military, teenager, battlefield, combat, battles, war, soldier, rescue mission, army, lifesaver ...
Time: year 1941, 20th century, 1940s
Place: ussr, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.2
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The Ascent (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two Soviet partisans leave their starving band to get supplies from a nearby farm. The Germans have reached the farm first, so the pair must go on a journey deep into occupied territory, a voyage that will also take them deep into their souls.
Style: stylized, bleak, emotional, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, cold weather, village, betrayal, partisan, captivity, atrocity, wartime life, death sentence, graphic violence, war, confined ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: ussr, russia, europe
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Unknown Battle (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: During WW2, in 1942 and 1943, a series of not-so-well known yet bloody battles occurred near the town of Rzhev. Those battles received the name of ‘Rzhev Meat Grinder’. The film is based on the award-winning novel by Vyacheslav Kondratyev, which ...
Style: epic, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wehrmacht, great patriotic war, war, infantry, soviet army, world war two, battles, battle zone, heroism, attack, soldier, red army ...
Time: 1940s
Place: ussr
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Leaving Afghanistan (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: 1988-1989. The end of the Soviet-Afghan war. The USSR begins its withdrawal from Afghanistan. Soviet General Vasiliev's son - a pilot named Alexander gets kidnapped by the mujahideen after his airplane crashes. As a result the 108th motorized ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 1880s, 80s
Place: afghanistan
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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: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, espionage, d day, undercover, rescue, secret agents, war, escapades, spring, nazi, interrogation, prisoner ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ivan's Childhood (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Poetic journey through the shards and shadows of one boy’s war-ravaged youth.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, serious, meditative, reflective ...
Plot: man boy relationship, orphan, war, anti war, world war two, great patriotic war, youth, heroes, red army, battles, german, boy ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: russia, europe, ussr, berlin germany, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.4
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Enigma (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A romantic thriller based around the World War 2 project to crack the codes behind the Enigma machine, used by the Germans to encrypt messages sent to their submarines.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, clever, factual ...
Plot: world war two, nazi, code breaking, espionage, war, submarine, wartime, mind game, couple relations, race against time, mathematics, secrets ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: scotland, europe, london, big ben london, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 4.9
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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, tense, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Force 10 from Navarone (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Mallory and Miller are back. The survivors of Navarone are sent on a mission along with a unit called Force 10, which is led by Colonel Barnsby. But Force 10 has a mission of their own which the boys know nothing about.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: world war two, battles, double agent, military, task force, survival, adventure, war, heroic mission, racism, against the odds, betrayal ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 70s
Place: former yugoslavia, italy, england, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, exciting, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prospector, world war two, heroes, undercover, secret agents, spy, secret police, mole, heroic mission, mentor, life & death, rivalry ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Night of the Generals (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 148 min.
Story: An unusual World War II crime thriller about a Nazi investigation into the murder of a prostitute. Major Grau finds himself focusing on three suspects: the Generals Tanz, Kahlenberg and Seydlitz-Gabler – all three of whom, it seems, are also ...
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Plot: world war two, investigation, murder, conspiracy, nazi occupation, prostitute, mystery, crimes, who done it, uncover truth, serial killer, general ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 20th century, year 1965, year 1944 ...
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Leningrad (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When in 1941 Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union, their troops quickly besieged Leningrad. Foreign journalists are evacuated but one of them, Kate Davies, is presumed dead and misses the plane. Alone in the city she is helped by Nina Tsvetnova a ...
Style: bleak, rough, serious, realistic, gloomy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, siege, battles, survival, life is a bitch, military, wartime life, hunger, rationing, soldier, starvation, self sacrifice ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Bridge at Remagen (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In March of 1945, as the War in Europe is coming to a close, fighting erupts between German and American troops at the last remaining bridgehead across the Rhine.
Style: realistic, rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, battles, war, military, wartime life, anti war, escapades, survival, against the odds, heroic mission, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, year 1945, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Old Gun (1975)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In Montauban in 1944, Julien Dandieu in a surgeon in the local hospital. Frightened by the German army entering Montauban, he asks his friend Francois to drive his wife and his daughter in the back country village where Julien has an old castle. One ...
Style: disturbing, sincere, realistic, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Torpedo Bombers (1983)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1944 a Soviet marine air force unit stationed near Murmansk is fighting off the German bombers attacking the British navy convoys supplying the Soviet Union with war materials under the lend-lease agreement.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, contemplative
Plot: world war two, ocean, military, war, heroes, battles, wartime life, aerial combats, military life, pilot, warship, bomber ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: ussr, russia
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Silence (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A drama between people under unconventional circumstances. In the Second World War Finland was the only nation who brought casualties killed-in-action back to be buried at home. These actions were carried out by men and women working in assembly ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: wartime life, military, life is a bitch, heroes, war, heroism, idealism, world war two, death of son, soldier, brawl, suicide attempt ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: europe, finland
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Morituri (1965)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A German living in India during World War II is blackmailed by the English to impersonate an SS officer on board a cargo ship leaving Japan for Germany carrying a large supply of rubber for tyres. His mission is to disable the scuttling charges so ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, anti war, rescue, undercover, ship, submarine, mutiny, heroes, government agency, confined, secret agents, dishonesty ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: japan, europe, germany, england, asia ...
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36%
Soldier of Orange (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 165 min.
Story: This film depicts World War II through the eyes of several Dutch students. It follows them through the beginning of the war, the Nazi occupation and the liberation.
Style: stylized, realistic, tense, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, betrayal, war, espionage, escape attempt, queen, occupation, resistance, german, friendship, graphic violence ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 80s
Place: europe, netherlands, london, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Burnt by the Sun 2: Exodus (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 181 min.
Story: Epic film about WWII, a sequel to Utomlyonnye solntsem (1994). Evil Stalin is terrorizing people of Russia while the Nazis are advancing. Russian officer Kotov, who miraculously survived the death sentence in Stalin's Purge, is now fighting in ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: world war two, wartime life, military, battles, family relations, dishonesty, life is a bitch, state affairs, soldier, war, military life, prisoner of war camp ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943, year 1941
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Enemy at the Gates (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Ireland, UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Enemy at the Gates is a war film from Jean-Jacques Annaud from 2001 that takes place during the battle of Stalingard in World War II between the Russians and the Germans.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, world war two, war, military, heroes, nazism, friendship, assassination, nazi officer, death, heroic mission, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1942
Place: russia, ussr, germany, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Memphis Belle (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The "Memphis Belle" is a World War II bomber, piloted by a young crew on dangerous bombing raids into Europe. The crew only have to make one more bombing raid before they have finished their duty and can go home. In the briefing before ...
Style: tense, exciting, rough, serious, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: bomber, world war two, military, war, soldier, battles, one last job, mission, behind enemy lines, friendship, airplane, rescue ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: europe, england, united kingdom, germany, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
When Trumpets Fade (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In WWII Western Germany, Private David Manning reluctantly leaves behind a mortally wounded fellow soldier and searches for survivors from his platoon, only to learn from commanding officer Captain Pritchett that they have all been killed in action. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, heroic mission, military life, military, survival, battles, battle zone, anti war, siblings relations, wartime life, nazi germany, infantry ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: europe, germany, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, nazi occupation, german occupation, resistance fighter, resistance, prospector ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 741
Road to Berlin (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A story about two young men during the last days of WWII.
Style: rough, suspenseful, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, military, soldier, friendship, friendship between men, society, fascism, violence, great patriotic war, courage, fight, russian abroad ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 573
The Bomber (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia, Ukraine
Duration: 181 min.
Story: During World War II, a soviet aircraft crashes on Nazi-occupied territory. But the pilot Grivtsov and his beloved radio operator Katya miraculously survive. Another survivor is flight navigator Linko, who ejected from the plane. Each of them has to ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, sad
Plot: behind enemy lines, great patriotic war, traitor, sabotage, survival, airplane shot down, soldier, world war two, social relations, diversion, love affair, soviet army ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
 3K
Triple Cross (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, France, West Germany
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A safecracker turns double agent during WWII.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, secret agents, safecracker, prison, espionage, military, double agent, cons and scams, prison life, island, heroic mission, heist ...
Time: 1940s
Place: europe, germany, england, english channel, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%