Movies like Fortress on Wheels

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Fortress on Wheels (1961)
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Fortress on Wheels (1961)
Original name: Крепость на колесах
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A story about an armored train number 56 and his actions during WWII.
Plot: red army, great patriotic war, tank, world war two, train, german, soldier, soviet army, russian, captain, commander, enemy, russian soldier, exploitation, nazi soldier, fascist, military uniform, exploit
Place: ussr, ukraine, kiev ukraine, soviet union

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Most similar movies to Fortress on Wheels

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out rough, captivating, suspenseful and realistic films with plots about world war two, great patriotic war, red army, soviet army, soldier, military uniform and russian soldier mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Fortress on Wheels: The Alive and the Dead (1964), They Fought for Their Country (1975), Soldiers Aren't Born (1969), Tank T-34 (1965), Spring on the Oder (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Alive and the Dead (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 201 min.
Story: A Russian war correspondent is drafted into the war and finds himself in the middle of battle. When he loses his party card, however, he is treated as a deserter until he finds help from a kind man. This Soviet war feature was considerably outspoken ...
Style: epic
Plot: great patriotic war, world war two, cold weather, russian soldier, war correspondent, soldier, tank, bombing, red army, frontline, soviet army, uniform ...
Time: year 1941
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: world war two, red army, russian soldier, heroism, life & death, camaraderie, war, retreat, eastern front, nazi, soldier, patriotism ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Soldiers Aren't Born (1969)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The continuation of a story started by Alexander Stolper epic movie "Zhivye i Myortvye".
Style: epic
Plot: world war two, great patriotic war, russian soldier, red army, battles, military uniform
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Tank T-34 (1965)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Russian prisoners of war commandeer a tank and lead the Nazis on a cross-country chase in this World War II adventure drama. The Russians use their own tanks so the Nazis can use them as target practice to test a new anti-tank weapon. Knowing that ...
Plot: world war two, great patriotic war, tank, red army, pow, behind enemy lines, self sacrifice, armor, uniform
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Spring on the Oder (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A war drama set in Germany at the end od WWII.
Plot: world war two, russian soldier, red army, russian abroad, great patriotic war, soviet army, uniform
Time: year 1945
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
At War as at War (1969)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Story: To the young lieutenant Maleshkin the war is a minor obstacle, if compared to his personal battle to command his subordinates, while conducting an armored vehicle at the same time he's trying to impress his superior Soviet officers who put him ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, captivating, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soviet army, world war two, tank, great patriotic war, red army, military, soldier, heroism, heroes, battles, transformation, friendship ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Hot Snow (1972)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In November, 1942, near the Volga, Stanlingrad is under siege of Commander Friederich Paulus and his 330,000 men. The Russian high command unleashes an operation to protect the Mishkova River to avoid that about four hundred tanks join Paulus' ...
Plot: artillery, eastern front, world war two, battlefield, soviet army, military officer, nurse, soldier, german soldier, tank, cold weather, russian soldier ...
Time: year 1942
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Klim Voroshilov-2 Tank (1990)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Tank Klim Voroshilov 2
Style: exciting, rough, disturbing, sincere, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, great patriotic war, death, tank, wartime, eastern front, nazi soldier, military life, wartime life, nazi, german soldier, battlefield ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Trial on the Road (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Russian POW joins the partisan guerrillas and proves his loyalty fighting the Nazis.
Plot: world war two, great patriotic war, nazi, prisoners of war, collaborator, suspicion, partisan, redemption, eastern front, nazi occupation, train, snow ...
Time: 1940s
Place: russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Dawns Here Are Quiet (1972)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Based on the eponymous book by Boris Vasilyev, the film is set in Karelia (North-West of Russia, near Finland) in 1941 during WWII. In a beautiful and quiet wilderness far from the front-line there is an anti-aircraft artillery point, where corporal ...
Style: disturbing, epic, tragic ending, sad, serious ...
Plot: world war two, great patriotic war, soldier, war, soviet army, military, wartime life, heroic mission, military life, battles, friendship, escapades ...
Time: year 1942
Place: ussr, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Father of a Soldier (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: During World War II, оld Georgian peasant wine-grower Georgy (Sergo Zakariadze) leaves his Georgian village and goes off to the front line, hoping to find his son. George should see and transfer a lot of things, he becomes a soldier and only in ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, touching, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: great patriotic war, military, world war two, father son relationship, soldier, dead son, fatherhood, wound, death of son, eastern front, red army, nazi germany ...
Time: 1940s
Place: ussr, berlin germany, caucasus, russia, georgia (former ussr)
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Panfilov's 28 Men (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: USSR, Late November, 1941. Based on the account by reporter Vasiliy Koroteev that appeared in the Red Army's newspaper, Krasnaya Zvezda, shortly after the battle, this is the story of Panifilov's Twenty-Eight, a group of twenty-eight ...
Style: rough, suspense, touching, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: world war two, red army, eastern front, heroes, bravery, tank, soviet army, infantry, nazi, military, soldier, heroism ...
Time: year 1941, 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, reflective, meditative, bleak, psychological ...
Audience: kids
Plot: world war two, war, orphan, courage, great patriotic war, anti war, coming of age, man boy relationship, child spy, death, adolescence, innocence lost ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: russia, ussr, europe, berlin germany, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: world war two, wehrmacht, great patriotic war, infantry, war, red army, soviet army, battles, battle zone, heroism, attack, soldier ...
Time: 1940s
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Sofya Grushko (1972)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A story about a heroic nurse working for Soviet Intelligence during and after WWII.
Plot: pow, officer, great patriotic war, reconnaissance, accusation, gestapo, underground, nurse, occupation, fascist
Place: ussr, kiev ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.5
 2K
Officers (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two friends are army officers, and the turbulent times throw them from the Civil War in the early 20s to the Soviet conflict in Finland, from China to the Urals.
Style: breathtaking, captivating, tense, thought provoking, uplifting ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: soviet army, russian soldier, red army, world war two, military, army, duty, family relations, friendship, family, great patriotic war, military officer ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Die letzte Schlacht (2005)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: April 1945: In the demolished and bombed-out streets of Berlin the civilian population tries to survive the last days of Nazi rule and to hide from marauding Red Army forces.
Plot: world war two, demolished city, combat casualty, german history, russian soldier, red army, german soldier, nazi germany
Time: 1940s
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, contemplative
Plot: world war two, ocean, aviation, soviet army, allies, military, war, heroes, battles, wartime life, aerial combats, military life ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: ussr, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, society, fascism, violence, friendship between men, war, great patriotic war, courage, fight ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Front in the Rear of the Enemy (1982)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 161 min.
Story: A final episode in the trilogy about the Russian partisan's resistance during WWII. The film is set in 1944, when Russian partisans are making progress in their fighting against the Nazi occupation of Russia, Poland and Czechoslovakia. Lt. ...
Plot: world war two, partisan, great patriotic war, nazi occupation, soviet army, firearm
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Long-Distance Running Tactics (1978)
Genre: Drama, Sport, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 65 min.
Plot: german, running, world war two, nurse, russian, doctor, partisan, runner, officer, athlete, fascist
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Battle of the Last Panzer (1969)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The film looks through the eyes of the German offense during World War II, specifically a German tank crew who, after losing a battle, struggle to get home.
Plot: world war two, tank, war, german soldier, u.s. army, bombing
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.5
 35K
Stalingrad (1993)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 134 min.
Story: "Stalingrad" follows the progress of a German Platoon through the brutal fighting of the Battle of Stalingrad. After having half their number wiped out and after being placed under the command of a sadistic Captain, the Lieutenant of the ...
Style: realistic, rough, gloomy, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, war, survival, german, nazism, russian, soldier, wehrmacht, eastern front, starvation, battles, military life ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, year 1943, 20th century
Place: russia, germany, poland, east germany, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: philosophical, cerebral, sad, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, cold weather, partisan, betrayal, execution, nazi occupation, great patriotic war, starvation, collaboration, interrogation, torture, fear ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: ussr, russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 6K
1944 (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Estonia, Finland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The events of the war in 1944, from the Blue Hills to Sõrve Peninsula. Shown through the eyes of Estonian soldiers who had to pick sides and fight against fellow brothers. Choices have to be made, not only by the soldiers, but also by their loved ...
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, suspense
Plot: world war two, nazi, eastern front, nazi soldier, german army, soldier, enemy, death, retreat, attack, battles, military ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: estonia, europe, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The White Bird Marked with Black (1971)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Colourful 'optimistic tragedy' of a poor family in Ukraine, living in the Carpathian mountains near the Romanian border, during the Second World War. This epic, which won the grand prize at the Moscow Film Festival in 1971, chronicles a ...
Plot: world war two, folk, large family, survival, border, poverty, farmer, landmine, village, countryside, son, brother ...
Place: ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.5
 126
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, murder, death, train, violence, nazi, hanged man, river, russian, traitor, battles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.8
 817
Three (1965)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In this episodic WW II drama, a Yugoslavian youth attempts to escape from German soldiers. In the first scene, he stands amongst a group of refugees waiting for a train. One man, with no identification papers is accused of a petty crime and the ...
Plot: world war two, partisan, train, river, commander, army, nazi, execution, wound, mountain, swamp, air raid ...
Place: eastern europe, former yugoslavia, serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Tough Ones (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two soldiers can't deal with peacetime.
Plot: world war two, exploitation, rain, brother brother relationship, insanity, nazi, fight, german, execution, girl, trophy, partisan ...
Time: year 1945
Place: former yugoslavia, serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Mother of Men (1975)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
Style: sincere, touching, rough, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, mother, children, heroine, survival, kindness, young woman, village, hunger, life is a bitch, mentor, family ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, year 1942
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%