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The Day and the Hour (1963)
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The Day and the Hour (1963)
Original name: Le Jour et l'Heure
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: It's the spring of 1944 and Therese is in a hurry to get back to Paris. The trains aren't running from the village where she has gone to visit her father's grave and to fill two suitcases with food. Some British and American planes have been shot down and the Germans want to know where the pilots are hiding. An acquaintance has clearance to drive to Paris with a truckload of goats. After she is in the truck Therese discovers that two British pilots and an American pilot are back there with the goats. She must get the men on a train to Paris and to a safe house there, where there is no room for the American. Can she leave him at the Metro station trying to figure out the map?
Plot: world war two, aviator, partisan, torture, train, gun, betrayal, railway, traitor, gestapo, gunfight, german soldier, frenchwoman, french resistance, machine gun, german officer, explosion, sabotage, interrogation, train station, surveillance, disguise, escape, arrest, assassination ...
Time: year 1944

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and tense films with plots about world war two, nazi, explosion, machine gun, german, battles and soldier mostly in War, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Day and the Hour: Massacre at Noon (1975), The Last Escape (1970), Wild Wind (1985), Tactical Guerilla (1974), Force 10 from Navarone (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Massacre at Noon (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In Autumn of 1941, the German army, determined to put down a Communist-led uprising in Serbia, is conducting a policy of killing 100 hostages for any German soldier killed. The city of Kraljevo is the site of one of those massacres, portrayed in ...
Plot: darkness, death of son, military, father son relationship, assassination attempt, machine gun, holocaust, child, heroic, traitor, blood, police ...
Place: serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Last Escape (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During World War II, American officer Capt. Lee Mitchell (Stuart Whitman) and a British military unit boldly infiltrate German-occupied enemy territory and attempt to kidnap brilliant Nazi scientist Dr. Von Heinken (Pinkas Braun) and bring him back ...
Style: realistic, exciting, bleak, captivating, serious ...
Plot: world war two, battles, military, danger, soldier, heroes, confined, escapades, war, kidnapping, infiltration, nazi ...
Time: 20th century
Place: germany, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 4.6
 87
Wild Wind (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union, Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 100 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, battle, train, violence, murder, death, machine gun, blood, breasts, mill ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Quick and the Dead (1963)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Pretty intense war-action drama about a small group of soldiers who capture a German observation post, but in turn are captured themselves. They soon escape and--with the aid of two women--try to fight their way to safety.
Plot: world war two, soldier, behind enemy lines, war violence, house, hand to hand combat, italian woman, explosion, escape, kiss, chase, doctor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Tactical Guerilla (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia, USA, Liechtenstein
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Yugoslav partisans battle Nazi invaders in a series of bloody confrontations which eventually culminate in the Battle at Hell River.
Plot: church, mud, escape, resistance movement, murder, hanging, explosion, tank, air raid, snow, ship, death ...
Time: year 1941
Place: yugoslavia, serbia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: battles, task force, colonel, battle, military, double agent, survival, adventure, war, danger, heroic mission, world war two ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, 70s
Place: yugoslavia, italy, england, former yugoslavia, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.8
 461
Dear Elza! (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "Mankind is nature's greatest mistake. In his actions echoes millions of years of instinct and a few genius's idea's useless revolution." End of 1942, eastern front, Ukraine. Private Lombos, tied to his family and his ...
Plot: jewish man, soviet soldier, journal, military police, forest, rifle, battles, behind enemy lines, suicide, army, pow, military ...
Time: year 1942
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Suite Fran?aise (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, Canada, Belgium, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: France, 1940. In the first days of occupation, beautiful Lucile Angellier is trapped in a stifled existence with her controlling mother-in-law as they both await news of her husband: a prisoner of war. Parisian refugees start to pour into their ...
Style: captivating, realistic, emotional, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, world war two, nazi occupation, german soldier, love and romance, war, fall in love, german officer, military, adultery, soldier, french girl ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1940, 18th century
Place: france, europe, germany, paris france, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.2
 43K
Anthropoid (2016)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Czech Republic, UK, USA, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In December 1941, Czech soldier Jozef Gabčík and Jan Kubiš parachute into their occupied homeland to assassinate Nazi officer Reinhard Heydrich
Style: emotional, realistic, clever, factual, intense ...
Plot: assassination, third reich, nazi, betrayal, suspicion, friendship between men, conspiracy, repression, world war two, murderer, ss, female protagonist ...
Time: 1940s, year 1938, year 1942
Place: prague, germany, munich germany, prague czech republic, czechoslovakia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Army of Shadows (1969)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Betrayed by an informant, Philippe Gerbier (Lino Ventura) finds himself trapped in a torturous Nazi prison camp. Though Gerbier escapes to rejoin the Resistance in occupied Marseilles, France, and exacts his revenge on the informant, he must ...
Style: bleak, gloomy, stylized, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, french resistance, betrayal, terrorist, government agency, intrigue, espionage, rescue, resistance, underground, prison, czech ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943, year 1942
Place: paris france, france, marseille, europe, lyon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.0
 510
Shock Troops (1967)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A French resistance group liberates some German prisoners. Turns out one of them is a spy.
Plot: prison escape, rifle, anti communism, death, german, gun, disobeying orders, bazooka, wounded, resistance fighter, prisoner, revenge killing ...
Time: 1940s
Place: south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Walking with the Enemy (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Romania, Hungary, Canada, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Regent Horthy is the leader of Hungary and a German ally, but his favorable standing with Hitler changes as the war comes to an end. Forced to cede Hungary’s power or else witness the execution of his son, Regent Horthy gives up control of his ...
Style: realistic, bleak, emotional, based on true events, serious
Plot: holocaust, family relations, war, danger, wartime life, concentration camp, defiant, life is a bitch, confined, world war two, betrayal, ghetto ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944, year 1957 ...
Place: europe, hungary, budapest hungary, russia, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Head in the Clouds (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A romantic drama set in 1930's England, Paris, and Spain. Gilda Bessé shares her Paris apartment with an Irish schoolteacher, Guy Malyon, and Mia, a refugee from Spain. As the world drifts toward war, Gilda defiantly pursues her hedonistic ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, captivating, romantic, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, sexual relations, lesbian, world war two, false accusation, soldier, romance, love and romance, war, dishonesty, couples, fall in love ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 1940s, 40s ...
Place: paris france, europe, spain, france, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Walter Defends Sarajevo (1972)
Genre: Action, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Valter brani Sarajevo (English: Walter Defends Sarajevo, German: Walter verteidigt Sarajewo) is a Yugoslav partisan drama film that takes place during World War. Walter Defends Sarajevo takes place in Sarajevo, Bosnia against the German withdrawal ...
Plot: police, army, church, gestapo, partisan, mission, mountain, secret base, traitor, fight, machine gun, world war two ...
Place: sarajevo
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Last Rescue (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: World World II: Shortly after D-Day, three American soldiers and two Army Corps nurses are stranded behind enemy lines. They take a high-ranking German officer as their prisoner and try to orchestrate an escape.
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: world war two, escape, evacuation, rescue, field hospital, trench, bravery, soldier, d day, friendship, explosion, held captive ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Silence of the Sea (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a small town in the West of France, during the German Occupation, a room is requisitioned by a Wehrmacht captain, Werner von Ebrennac. The house where he now stays is inhabited by young Jeanne, who makes a living by giving piano lessons, and by ...
Plot: german soldier, nazi, grandfather granddaughter relationship, french girl, world war two, female protagonist, pianist, cousin, piano, orphan, nazi occupation, cousin cousin relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.1
 837
Allies (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: August 1944 two months after D-Day, the Allies are advancing across France. A team of British and American commandos are dropped behind enemy lines on a secret mission to ambush a German Officer and steal maps charting the location of the enemy ...
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspense
Plot: military, world war two, soldier, ambush, secret mission, battles, danger, friendship, survival, gun, minefield, shot in the head ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Lacombe, Lucien (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 1944 Lucien Lacombe, a young peasant in the Lot region is refused permission to join the French Resistance. Instead, the opposing "French Gestapo" obtain from him information about an underground leader and recruit him into their ...
Style: controversial, serious, realistic, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: world war two, small town, occupation, interracial relations, social differences, wartime life, bittersweet, coming of age, on the run, romance, society, opposites attract ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: france, europe, germany, vichy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Dark Blue World (2001)
Genre: War, Drama, Action, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Germany, Denmark, Italy, France, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Lt. Franta Slama is a top pilot in the Czech Air Force who is assigned to train a promising young flier, Karel Vojtisek, and they soon become friends. When Nazi Germany invades Czechoslovakia in 1939, they both reject the authority of their new ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, sincere, intense, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, world war two, romance, friendship, pilot, war, culture clash, wartime life, aviation, battle zone, aerial combat, czech ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1950, year 1939
Place: england, europe, poland, london, central europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Good and the Bad (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: From 1935 to 1945, the happiness of a couple turns to sadness when their Traction Avant auto is used by the gang des Tractions Avant.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, gestapo, resistance, police officer, dishonesty, crime, crimes, heist, obsessive quest, on the run, politics, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1945, 1930s, year 1940 ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.1
 138K
Allied (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In 1942, an intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war.
Style: suspense, emotional, intense, realistic, tragic ending ...
Plot: spy, love, betrayal, resistance, femme fatale, investigation, undercover, rescue, intrigue, deception, danger, military ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: france, north africa, london, england, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Assassination (1965)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The assassination of Heydrich in Prague during WWII.
Plot: trap, hiding, machine gun, secret mission, false name, cathedral, assassin, nazi officer, plan gone wrong, friendship between men, mirror, bomb ...
Time: year 1942, year 1941, 1940s
Place: prague, berlin germany, central europe, czechoslovakia, prague czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Great Transport (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 134 min.
Story: This WW2 epic was one of the last movies of that kind made in former Yugoslavia. It tells the true story of great transport of Partizans from Vojvodina to Bosnia in 1943.
Style: epic
Plot: partisan, world war two, bombing, machine gun, horse, river, tank, convoy, drowning, battle, tragedy, battles ...
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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A Day for Lionhearts (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: September the 8th 1943, Rome, that crucial day, the armistice, in the town many life change their way. Danilo escapes the fascist enlist, while Michele succeeded to leave his administration moving from Rome. On the way to come back Rome the two ...
Plot: italian soldier, german army, partisan, commando, sabotage, resistance, civil war, explosion, friendship, world war two, train, truce ...
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Warriors Five (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy, France, Yugoslavia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: World War II Italy...1943. After parachuting behind enemy lines on an espionage mission, an American soldier is imprisoned by the enemy. He escapes with four Italian prisoners, enlisting their aid in exploding a bridge.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, prison, soldier, military, paratrooper, american, confined, danger, against humanity, chaos and mayhem, battle zone, prostitute ...
Place: italy, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
See You in the Next War (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The two enemies from war, Slovenian partisan Berk and German soldier Bitter, meet each other during holidays in Spain. Recalling the war through conversation, Berk remembers Anton, his fellow comrade he had spend the most time with.
Plot: partisan, world war two, german, battle, german soldier, politics, pacifist, flashback, soldier, vacation, revolution, anti war ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Flame and Citron (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Denmark, Germany, Norway, France, Sweden, Finland, Czech Republic
Duration: 130 min.
Story: During Nazi occupation, red-headed Bent Faurschou-Hviid ("Flame") and Jørgen Haagen Schmith ("Citron"), assassins in the Danish resistance, take orders from Winther, who's in direct contact with Allied leaders. One shoots, ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: gestapo, resistance, world war two, betrayal, dishonesty, nazism, double agent, war, crimes, partners, wartime life, political unrest ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944, year 1940
Place: denmark, copenhagen, europe, finland, stockholm sweden ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.6
 33
Requiem (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An American commando officer, in search of his father's killers, becomes part of a plot to capture a trainload of gold bullion destined to finance the Nazi cause. What begins as mission impossible explodes into a battle to rock the Balkans.
Plot: partisan, german, rock, bridge, rifle, army, commando, nazi, machine gun, wagon train, girl, train ...
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Last Train (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two people, a Frenchman Julien Maroyeur and a Jewish German woman (Anna Kupfer) met on a train while escaping the German army entering France.
Style: sincere, sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Plot: train, world war two, wartime life, love affair, holocaust, love triangle, couple relations, fall in love, pregnancy, couples, love and romance, bittersweet ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1940
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Ballad about 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: world war two, great patriotic war, traitor, behind enemy lines, sabotage, propaganda, airplane shot down, soldier, survival, social relations, love affair, soviet army
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%