Movies like Counterpoint

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Counterpoint (1967)
 6.3
 839
Counterpoint (1967)
Genre: Drama, Music, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In December of 1944, Lionel Evans, an internationally renowned American conductor, is on a USO tour with his 70-piece symphony orchestra in newly-liberated Belgium. While fleeing from a German counterattack, Evans and his orchestra members are captured by a Panzer division and taken to an old chateau in Luxembourg. Despite orders to execute every prisoner, General Schiller, an avid music lover, commands Evans to give a private concert for him.
Plot: orchestra, prisoner, battles, us military, world war two, nazi, winter, partisan, castle, bus, basement, acrobatics, german army, husband wife relationship, train conductor, rehearsal, escape attempt, fear of death, ex lover ex lover relationship, u.s. army, kiss, telephone call, champagne, december, hand kissing ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: belgium

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Most similar movies to Counterpoint

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and bleak films with plots about world war two, nazi, battles, soldier, war, machine gun and death mostly in Drama, War and Music genres. Some movies like Counterpoint: The Last Winter (1976), Cross of Iron (1977), Playing for Time (1980), Wild Wind (1985), My Father, Rua Alguem 5555 (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Last Winter (1976)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Albania
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Germans come amid snow and winter. In the village only people remained are women, that fight until wounded partisans, sheltered in the village, will retreat deeper and snow will cover their tracks. Face to face with the Germans and their control of ...
Plot: village, world war two, winter, woman, war, husband wife relationship, nazi, partisan, german army, german soldier, german occupation, family relations ...
Time: 1940s
Place: albania
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95%
 7.4
 27K
Cross of Iron (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: It is 1943, and the German army, ravaged and demoralised, are hastily retreating from the Russian front. In the midst of all this madness, conflict brews between the aristocratic yet ultimately pusillanimous Captain Stransky and the courageous ...
Style: realistic, tense, bleak, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, soldier, eastern front, german, anti war, wehrmacht, survival, battles, chaos, military hospital, military, hate ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: russia, france, siberia, germany, crimea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Playing for Time (1980)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: When Jewish songstress Fania Fénelon is plucked from the stage and sent to Auschwitz, she and other musicians find themselves assigned to a terrible task – using their talents to soothe fellow prisoners who are sentenced to die in the gas ...
Plot: concentration camp, orchestra, auschwitz, world war two, holocaust, autobiography, train, death, sister sister relationship, love, torture, murder ...
Place: germany, paris france
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61%
 4.5
 122
Wild Wind (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union, Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: August 1943, Europe. The tentacles of the German octopus have begun to recoil. As the Nazis retreat, their concern focuses on the supply of oil from the refineries of Romania. Without the flow of "black gold", Germany's doom is ...
Plot: world war two, partisan, russian, murder, death, train, violence, nazi, hanged man, river, traitor, battles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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My Father, Rua Alguem 5555 (2003)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, Brazil, Hungary
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man who grew up an orphan finally gets to meet his father: The psychopath Dr. Josef Mengele, the Auschwitz surgeon who performed genetic experiments on concentration camp refugees during WWII.
Style: captivating, suspense
Plot: parent child relationship, world war two, experiment, father son reunion, war criminal, nazi, father son relationship, war, ex nazi, psychopath, relationship problems, human experiment ...
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.0
 230
Dirty Heroes (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Set near the end of World War II in the Netherlands, Dirty Heroes concerns a group of ex-convicts recruited into the U.S. Army to recover Dutch jewels originally stolen by the Nazis as well as confiscated Allied plans
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, vengeance, battles, military, soldier, war, rivalry, confined, escapades, adventure, prisoner of war camp, german army ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: holland, europe, amsterdam, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Midnight Clear (1992)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Set in 1944 France, an American Intelligence Squad locates a German Platoon wishing to surrender rather than die in Germany's final war offensive. The two groups of men, isolated from the war at present, put aside their differences and spend ...
Style: realistic, bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: world war two, war, innocence lost, anti war, christmas, isolation, battles, disorder, friends, surrender, prank, buddies ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: germany, europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Hell Is for Heroes (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: World War II drama where the action centers around a single maneuver by a squad of GIs in retaliation against the force of the German Siegfried line. Reese joins a group of weary GIs unexpectedly ordered back into the line when on their way to a ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, battles, military, soldier, infantry, war, rebellion, heroic mission, military life, fighting the system, leadership, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: germany, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 6.9
 28
The Verdict (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the conflict with the enemy in one battle lost in advance, the risk to die in vain, partisan Mitko Angelov, fleeing from the battlefield. He climbs onto the train and goes to see his mother, who has just returned from internment. When he returned ...
Plot: world war two, partisan, commissioner, battles, death, horse, attack, mother, river, prison, motorcycle, mythology ...
Place: macedonia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.3
 174
The Bombers (1973)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two best friends, former Partisans, must face new challenges after the war.
Plot: world war two, mountain, bomber, river, nazi, girl, mission, commando, hospital, train, night, prisoner ...
Time: post world war two
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.6
 41
Wedding (1973)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia, Soviet Union
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Beginning in 1943. year. The tragic story of the prisoners... partisans and others who were found in a prison in Montenegro at the time when the Chetniks and the occupiers at all costs they want to crush the uprising in Yugoslavia.
Plot: wedding, fascist, execution, cold the temperature, nazi, tank, struggle, fear, partisan, world war two, escape, death ...
Time: year 1943
Place: former yugoslavia, montenegro
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 38
Hideouts (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Austria, West Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this well-photographed and sometimes confusing wartime drama, an Austrian village experiences the tragedy of war on several different levels. Within one family, the younger son is jealous of the praise his father gives to a Polish POW who is ...
Plot: countryside, informant, australian, typhus, russian, brother brother relationship, husband wife relationship, world war two, father son relationship, death, death of brother, deserter ...
Time: 1940s
Place: austria, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 3K
Tobruk (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In September 1942, the German Afrika Korps under Rommel have successfully pushed the Allies back into Egypt. A counter-attack is planned, for which the fuel dumps at Tobruk are a critical impediment. In order to aid the attack, a group of British ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, desert, battles, rescue, military, soldier, espionage, against the odds, military life, officers and cadets, wartime life, heroic mission ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: africa, libya, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Cloudy Sunday (2015)
Genre: Drama, Music, War
Country: Greece
Duration: 116 min.
Story: During World War II in Greece, under the submission of Germans, one Christian, Giorgos, falls in love with a Jewish, Estrea, something completely forbidden. Can they and their families overcome all the obstacles, along with racial discriminations ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychological, touching, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: world war two, lovers, german occupation, composer, brutality, nazi, love, love and romance, society, couples, holocaust, greek ...
Time: 1940s
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Saints and Soldiers: Airborne Creed (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of American GIs work their way through war-torn France during the final days of the Second World War.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, captivating, disturbing, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, soldier, battles, military, heroes, friendship, family relations, american soldier, pow, courage, brutality, violence ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Orchestra of One Youthhood (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: True story about the brass band of a fire brigade during WW2.
Plot: orchestra, brass band, nudity (full frontal - brief), fire department, electrician, army, world war two, train, prostitute, female nudity, river, execution ...
Place: former yugoslavia, serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Big Red One (1980)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A veteran sergeant of the World War I leads a squad in World War II, always in the company of the survivor Pvt. Griff, the writer Pvt. Zab, the Sicilian Pvt. Vinci and Pvt. Johnson in Vichy French Africa, Sicily, D-Day at Omaha Beach, Belgium and ...
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, sniper, battles, childbirth, soldier, military, d day, hospital, infantry, concentration camp, sergeant, war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945, year 1943, year 1944 ...
Place: africa, sicily, europe, germany, normandy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Unknown Soldier (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland, Belgium, Iceland
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The film follows Finnish army machine gun company in Continuation War against Soviet Union, 1941–1944. Based on Väinö Linna's best selling novel Tuntematon Sotilas (The Unknown Soldier) and the novel's uncensored version, Sotaromaani ...
Style: sincere, disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infantry, world war two, husband wife relationship, friend, friendship, military, soldier, insubordination, firing squad, battles, military officer, violence ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, year 1943, year 1942, year 1941
Place: ussr, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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 ⇓
34%
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, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, moral dilemma, siblings relations, wartime life, political unrest, distopia, battles, cabaret, family relations, state affairs, war, uncover truth ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.
Style: captivating, realistic, epic, rough, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, war, military, army, sniper, battles, courage, heroic mission, warrior, self sacrifice, bravery, rescue ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: normandy, france, europe, poland, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Telling Lies in America (1997)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Karchy (Brad Renfro) is a boy in school who has moved from Hungary to America in the 1960's. He is struggling in school and trying to adjust to America's culture. He then hears about a radio DJ Billy Magic (Kevin Bacon) who holds a contest ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: radio dj, coming of age, high school, love and romance, parents and children, high school life, false accusation, human nature, introspection, lifestyle, misfit, contests and competitions ...
Time: 60s, 90s
Place: europe, hungary, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Armored Command (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An American army unit is trapped in a small town during a German counterattack and discovers that a spy in the town is providing the Germans with information about them.
Plot: ambush, countryside, baker, army captain, female spy, rape, colonel, german army, bread, nazi soldier, platoon, american soldier ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 6.7
 19K
Midway (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: This war drama depicts the U.S. and Japanese forces in the naval Battle of Midway, which became a turning point for Americans during World War II.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, epic ...
Plot: world war two, naval battle, military, sea battle, u.s. navy, war, against the odds, heroic mission, underdog, military life, navy, death of protagonist ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942, 70s
Place: pacific ocean, japan, tokyo, germany, hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Back Door to Hell (1964)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: During WWII, a three-man commando team places its trust in the hands of a band of Filipino resistors, as they try to knock out a Japenese communication center.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, espionage, war, escapades, anti war, mission, soldier, battles, reconnaissance, liberation, military, heroes ...
Time: 1940s
Place: the philippines, japan, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.0
 1K
Breakthrough (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Starting in late May 1944, during the German retreat on the Eastern Front, Captain Stransky (Helmut Griem) orders Sergeant Steiner (Richard Burton) to blow up a railway tunnel to prevent Russian forces from using it. Steiner's platoon fails in ...
Plot: eastern front, world war two, assassination, troops, general, american soldier, surrender, occupied france, battles, weapons, human, hitler ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s, 20th century
Place: normandy, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
From Hell to Victory (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: From Hell To Victory follows the relationship of six friends throughout the Second World War. They meet in a cafe in Paris on 24th August 1939 and agree to meet there on the same day every year. The war however takes them on their own individual ...
Plot: world war two, battles, soldier, commando mission, combat, commando unit, french soldier, childhood, commando, nazi, german soldier, war violence ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: amsterdam, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Rose Garden (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, West Germany, Austria
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In Germany, an old man attacks another old man and is arrested. The attacker refuses to speak. A female lawyer is appointed to him. She discovers that the attacker has numbers tattooed on his arm and the attacked man was a German officer.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, psychological, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, graphic violence, legal, haunted by the past, airport, genocide, wartime life, power relations, against humanity, doctors and patients, golden years ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
 2K
The Truce (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Although liberated from Auschwitz on January 27, 1945, Levi did not reach Turin until October 19 of that year. After spending some time in a Soviet camp for former concentration camp inmates, he embarked on an arduous journey home in the company of ...
Style: sincere, gloomy, emotional, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: concentration camp, world war two, holocaust, hopes, refugee, wartime life, human spirit, anti semitism, captivity, escapades, life is a bitch, war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: italy, russia, europe, venice, turin italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 1K
Beach Red (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: American troops storm ashore on a Japanese-held island and push inland while their enemies plan a counterattack in this look at warfare. Soldiers on both sides are haunted by memories of home and the horrifying, sickening images they find in combat.
Style: rough, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, anti war, island, battles, soldier, military life, wartime life, officers and cadets, marines, tough heroes, heroes, military ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%