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Mercenaries' Trap (1981)
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Mercenaries' Trap (1981)
Original name: Capcana mercenarilor
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Romania, East Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The movie is based on a true story from the end of WWI, in Transylvania. A nobleman who owned some land in Transylvania returns home to find a part of his fortune burned to ashes during late 1918 when power was trasfered from AustroHungary to Romania. Looking for revenge, he ordered the killing of innocent Romanian peasants from a neighbouring village, which he suspected to be guilty for the losses he suffered. A Romanian officer from Romanian Transylvanian Volunteers Corp, decides to help the villagers to face the menace of the nobleman
Plot: world war one, mercenary, village, gun, nobleman, robbery, destruction, peasant, artillery, baron, landowner, pistol, revenge, property, innocent
Time: year 1918
Place: transylvania, romania

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and suspenseful films with plots about world war one, village, battles, battle, soldier, heroes and death mostly in Drama, War and Adventure genres. Some movies like Mercenaries' Trap: Last Night of Love (1980), The Captain Martens Brothers (1974), The Punishment (1976), The Last Grenade (1970), The Crown of Fire (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Last Night of Love (1980)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Romania, West Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1916, shortly before Romania's entry in World War One Romanian Army Lieutenant Tudor Gheorghiu is posted to a border patrol unit on Romania's border with Austria-Hungary. Not receiving any news from his wife he persuades the commanding ...
Plot: duty, gigolo, lawyer, obsession, world war one, businessman, inheritance, reception, jealousy, infidelity, con artists, attack ...
Time: year 1916
Place: romania
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The Captain Martens Brothers (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Romania
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Historical movie based on the "fratii Jderi" book. The movie is in the top 20 most watched Romanian movies.
Plot: medieval, battles, battle, barbarian, village
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Punishment (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 1919 at the end of WW1 Romanian peasant Manolache Preda returns to his native village where he finds his woman taken by another and his land sold to the local landowner.
Plot: verdict, village, false accusation, wrongful conviction, abuse of power, runaway, guilt, tradition, convict, envy, world war one, revolt ...
Time: year 1919
Place: romania
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The Last Grenade (1970)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: British mercenaries (Stanley Baker, Alex Cord) finish their Congo feud in Hong Kong, with a woman (Honor Blackman) caught in the middle.
Plot: grenade, soldier, mercenary, revenge, betrayal, murder, abrupt ending
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Crown of Fire (1990)
Genre: Adventure, History, War
Country: Romania
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In medieval Wallachia a young prince battles his twin brother for their father's throne and for their ancestors' crown of fire.
Plot: beach, murder, medieval, joust, heroes, crusader, advisor, sword, cave, mountain, siege, evil ...
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Zeppelin (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The outbreak of World War I places Scots officer Geoffrey Richter-Douglas in an uncomfortable position. Although his allegiance is to Britain, his mother was from an aristocratic Bavarian family, and he spent his summers in Germany as a child. When ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war one, war, zeppelin, undercover, military life, dishonesty, government agency, tough heroes, heroes, escapades, state affairs, adventurer ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: scotland, germany, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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For Motherland (1977)
Genre: History, War
Country: Romania
Duration: 192 min.
Story: In 1877 during the Russo-Turkish war the Kingdom of Romania joins the war on Russia's side and declares its independence from the Ottoman Empire.
Plot: general, russian empire, independence, attack, king, nurse, brother, martyr, heroism, fort, rifle, sister ...
Time: 19th century
Place: romania, ottoman empire, bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Last Valley (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: People in a small German village in the last valley to remain untouched by the devastating Thirty Years' War try to exist in peace with a group of soldiers occupying the valley.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: war, village, battles, anti war, adventure, village life, society, danger, heroes, military, chaos, rescue ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Forest of the Hanged (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Romania
Duration: 154 min.
Story: At the Romanian front near the Austro-Hungarian border during World War I, a multinational group witnesses a hanging and other military deceptions.
Plot: execution, prison, village, german, coward, military, soldier, czech, dilemma, hanging, house, army ...
Time: year 1916
Place: transylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Love Story, Lindenfeld (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Klaus Bernath, a wealthy German citizen, decides, after many years, to visit his birthplace, of the Banat Swabian village Lindenfeld, in Romania. Since the village has been deserted for many decades, his son and his biographer decide to reconstruct ...
Plot: village, migration
Place: romania, germany, transylvania
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The Uprising (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After years of deplorable conditions of poverty and injustice, peasants revolt against the landowners, the social elite, and police in this routine social drama. A peasant woman is raped by a lecherous wealthy lesbian, and chaos breaks out in the ...
Plot: rebellion, peasant, torture, village, arson, winter, ancient, punishment
Time: 90s
Place: romania, transylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Charioteer (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Greece
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Alexis Damianos's final film (of three) came twenty-four years after his EVDOKIA, which many consider the greatest of Greek films. THE CHARIOTEER begins in 1941: Hniochos, a student, is captured by the Italians and imprisoned. In prison he ...
Plot: student, dancing, world war two, escape, fictional biography, pow, statue, historical event, captive, capture, jail, village ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Stephen the Great - Vaslui 1475 (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Romania
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In 1475 when Stephen the Great, ruler of Moldavia is facing an invading Ottoman army of 120 000 men, the fate of Christian Europe largely depends on the battle's outcome.
Plot: epic battle, village, sword, sultan, fortress, nobleman, betrayal, vatican, bravery, battles, pope, christianity ...
Time: 1400s, middle ages
Place: hungary, romania, poland, lithuania, black sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Young and restless Nick Adams, the only son of a domineering mother and a weak but noble doctor father, leaves his rural Michigan home to embark on an eventful cross-country journey. He is touched and affected by his encounters with a punch-drunk ...
Style: captivating, uplifting, sincere, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: manhood, world war one, italian army, writer's life, coming of age, journalism, hopes, teaching the ways of the world, love and romance, young lovers, alcohol abuse, on the road ...
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Then I Sentenced Them All to Death (1972)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young boy is adopted by a priest and his wife during the Nazi occupation of Romania during the Second World War. He befriends the village idiot, who's despised by everyone else. When a German is killed in the last days of the war, the ...
Plot: murder, wehrmacht, gun, reprisal, tank, world war two
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Alexander Jamieson (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
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Style: serious, rough, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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32%
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The Man from the Oak Forest (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
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