Movies like Mother of Men

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Mother of Men (1975)
Mother of Men (1975)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
Style: sincere, touching, rough, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, children, mother, village, young woman, hunger, heroine, survival, kindness, life is a bitch, danger, family, family relations, parents and children, mentor, deadly, brutality, dog, horse, great patriotic war, fascist, winter, spring, childbirth, pregnant woman ...
Time: 40s, year 1942, year 1943
Place: soviet union

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Most similar movies to Mother of Men

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, bleak and rough films with plots about world war two, life is a bitch, danger, war, wartime life, survival and soldier mostly in Drama, War and Romance genres. Some movies like Mother of Men: Leningrad (2009), Call Fire for Ourselves (1963), The Ascent (1977), A Time for Drunken Horses (2000), Father of a Soldier (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: serious, rough, bleak, realistic, gloomy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: siege, military, battles, survival, life is a bitch, danger, world war two, wartime life, hunger, rationing, soldier, starvation ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1941
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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95%
Call Fire for Ourselves (1963)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 317 min.
Story: In the Soviet village occupied by the Germans, a resistance group occurs, led by a modest girl Anna Morozova. For each victory (important, albeit small on a scale of the war) they have to pay a heavy price.
Style: rough, bleak, thought provoking, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, espionage, occupation, fight, diversion, behind enemy lines, partisan, life is a bitch, brutality, danger, violence, deadly ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 8.3
 5K
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: realistic, stylized, emotional, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: village, betrayal, life is a bitch, wartime life, war, confined, heroes, dishonesty, death sentence, captivity, atrocity, danger ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1942
Place: soviet union, russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
A Time for Drunken Horses (2000)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Iran
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After their father dies, a family of five are forced to survive on their own in a Kurdish village on the border of Iran and Iraq. Matters are made worse when 12 year old Ayoub, the new head of the family, is told that his handicapped brother, Madi, ...
Style: bleak, realistic, rough, sincere, serious ...
Plot: smuggling, orphan, siblings relations, village, life is a bitch, village life, family in crisis, parents and children, family relations, youth, husband wife relationship, arranged marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: iraq, iran, middle east, kurdistan, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Father of a Soldier (1965)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: During World War II, ะพld 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: touching, suspenseful, tense, captivating, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: great patriotic war, father son relationship, soldier, dead son, fatherhood, military, death of son, wound, message, truck, father figure, farmer ...
Time: 1940s
Place: berlin germany, caucasus, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Goodnight, Mister Tom (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: We're in an English village shortly before Dunkirk. "Mr. Tom" Oakley still broods over the death of his wife and small son while he was away in the navy during WWI, and grief has made him a surly hermit. Now children evacuated from ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, uplifting, sincere
Plot: orphan, adoption, dealing with death, wartime life, hopes, life is a bitch, human spirit, war, parents and children, single parent, refugees, family relations ...
Time: 40s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 8.3
 45K
Come and See (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union, Belarus
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The invasion of a village in Byelorussia by German forces sends young Florya into the forest to join the weary Resistance fighters, against his family's wishes. There he meets a girl, Glasha, who accompanies him back to his village. On ...
Style: bleak, thought provoking, rough, serious, surreal ...
Plot: against humanity, atrocity, genocide, occupation, anti war, holocaust, military, war crime, surrealism, survival, war, execution ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1943
Place: russia, europe, germany, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.3
 381
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: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: male bonding, military, soldier, world war two, friendship, society, male friendship, fascism, deadly, violence, great patriotic war, courage ...
Time: 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Commissar (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Klavdia Vavilova, a Red Army cavalry commissar, is waylaid by an unexpected pregnancy. She stays with a Jewish family to give birth and is softened somewhat by the experience of family life.
Style: realistic, touching, bleak, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: pregnancy, state affairs, babies and infants, family life, political unrest, war, life is a bitch, village, family relations, life turned upside down, introspection, society ...
Time: 20s, 20th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
In Flight are the Night Witches (1981)
Genre: War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Film will be based on the female flying unit that fought in the Battle of Moscow. They were dubbed "Night Witches" by the frightened German soldiers because of the deadly stealth of their light planes.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female soldier, aviation, women, world war two, battles, aviator, fight, wartime, heroism, deadly, friendship, danger ...
Time: 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: suspense, sentimental, tense, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: red army, heroic, world war two, heroism, war, life & death, camaraderie, patriotism, soldier, eastern front, uniform, military uniform ...
Time: year 1942
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.9
 338
Pastorale 1943 (1978)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In a Dutch village during the German occupation, a small group of badly organized resistance fighters attempt to assassinate a collaborator.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, factual, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: life is a bitch, human nature, rebelliousness, social relations, resistance, world war two, execution, torture, robbery, nazi occupation, deadly, assassination attempt ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.7
 373
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: gloomy, realistic, serious, bleak, rough ...
Plot: wartime life, life is a bitch, war, heroes, soldier, military, coffin, jealousy, male nudity, dead soldier, idealism, mental breakdown ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
One-Two, Soldiers Were Going... (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The families of 18 soldiers who heroically died in 1944 are meeting at the place of the squad last battle.
Style: atmospheric, thought provoking, compassionate, realistic, sentimental
Plot: world war two, parents and children, death, murder, family, danger, storytelling, uniform, russian soldier, great patriotic war
Time: year 1944, year 1974
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Hidden Children (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: This is a true story about forty Jewish children on their way to Palestine, who were blocked by the German and Italian occupation of Yugoslavia in 1941. Before finding a haven at Villa Emma in Nonantola in northern Italy, where they arrived on June ...
Style: emotional, uplifting, sentimental, touching, bleak ...
Plot: holocaust, fugitives, human spirit, life is a bitch, wartime life, village, orphan, rescue, youth, danger, society, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: italy, switzerland, europe, slovenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.0
 767
Private (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Palestinian family is trapped inside a house commandeered by Israeli soldiers.
Style: tense, thought provoking, suspenseful, sincere, disturbing ...
Plot: soldier, battles, survival, politics, captivity, society, family in danger, isolation, danger, family relations, political unrest, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, palestinian authority, palestine, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
In the Presence of Mine Enemies (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the Warsau Ghetto of 1943, one man's struggle to keep his family together leads him to the ultimate crisis of faith, and one final chance at redemption. Written by legendary 'Twilight Zone' creator, Rod Sterling.
Style: realistic, gloomy, disturbing, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: ghetto, rabbi, holocaust, religions or cults, family relations, society, misfit, injustice, sexual abuse, survival, anti semitism, danger ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.9
 346
The Blockhouse (1973)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of Slave workers, drafted by the Nazis to help construct their coastal defenses in 1944 are trapped in an underground bunker when the Allies land at Normandy on D-Day. They find huge dtores of food but not enough candles. The slow dying of ...
Style: gloomy, suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: survival, d day, bunker, escapades, human spirit, against humanity, war, confined, wartime life, life is a bitch, hopes, battles ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 7.6
 120K
The Book Thief (2013)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 131 min.
Story: While subjected to the horrors of WWII Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refuge is being sheltered by her adoptive parents.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: nazi germany, jewish, holocaust, human spirit, nazi, adoption, life is a bitch, youth, against humanity, family secret, world war two, childhood ...
Time: 40s, 30s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1938 ...
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Man Who Will Come (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A group of Italian villagers struggle to survive during a tumultuous time in 1943, debating how much assistance to give the partisans with the impending arrival of the Germans. Based on True Events.
Style: serious, bleak, atmospheric, captivating, realistic
Plot: family relations, social relations, society, village, mute or deaf, village life, life is a bitch, against humanity, parents and children, youth, child murder, shot in the head ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1943, year 1944
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: epic, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, military, nazism, soldier, war, politics, survival, world war two, german, russian, genocide, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1942, year 1943, 1940s
Place: russia, europe, italy, germany, poland ...
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44%
 6.7
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Ambush (1999)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 123 min.
Story: It is the summer of 1941 and the Finnish army has been mobilized along the border with Russia. A platoon led by Lt. Eero Perkola is waiting for orders to go on the offensive. The platoon receives orders for a recon mission through the wilderness ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, sincere, serious, bleak ...
Plot: war, danger, military, military life, battles, soldier, behind enemy lines, losing-it hero, heroes, world war two, school, death of father ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 40s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: russia, germany, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.8
 1K
Scarecrow (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A twelve years old girl Lena who has come to live with her grandfather in a small Russian town is being bullied by her classmates. She took the rap of being a class traitor because she was in love with the boy who had betrayed his classmates when ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, sincere, touching, disturbing ...
Plot: life is a bitch, mockery, deception, brutality, teenagers, school, betrayal by friend, first love, outcast, grandfather granddaughter relationship, youth, kids in trouble ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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84C MoPic (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cameraman embedded with a reconnaissance patrol charts their mission across territory controlled by the Vietnamese. An impressively naturalistic Vietnam film. Impressive performance by unknown actors in this low-budget Vietnam drama. The story is ...
Style: rough, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, survival, jungle, escapades, against the odds, anti war, military, battles, danger, heroic mission, military life, photojournalist ...
Time: 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia
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Kabei: Our Mother (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Set in Tokyo in 1940, the peaceful life of the Nogami Family suddenly changes when the father, Shigeru, is arrested and accused of being a Communist. His wife Kayo works frantically from morning to night to maintain the household and bring up her ...
Style: touching, serious, sincere, emotional, realistic
Plot: life is a bitch, parents and children, political unrest, family relations, wartime life, single parent, unsupportive parent, state affairs, world war two, death in the family, nationalism, mother son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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39%
The Confrontation (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Moldavia, 1944. An elite squad of Red Army scouts is sent to stop an equally elite squad of Germans soldiers committing war crimes behind Soviet lines.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, bleak
Plot: world war two, behind enemy lines, battle, war crime, reconnaissance, crimes, military, heroic mission, danger, great patriotic war, fight, heroes ...
Place: soviet union, ukraine, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Fires on the Plain (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In the final days of World War II, occupying Japanese forces in the Philippines face resistance from the local population and the American offensive. The dwindling Japanese soldiers attempt to survive through the horrors of war.
Style: realistic, tense, bleak, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: wartime life, escapades, life is a bitch, war, danger, confined, unfulfillment, losing-it hero, soldier, military, military life, survival ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
El Alamein - The Line of Fire (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: War seen through the eyes of Serra, a university student from Palermo who volunteers in 1942 to fight in Africa. He is assigned to the Pavia Division on the southern line in Egypt. Rommel and the Axis forces are bogged down; it's October, the ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, sincere, captivating
Plot: soldier, friendship, war, wartime life, battles, military life, danger, military, behind enemy lines, battle, anti war, survival ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1942
Place: middle east, egypt, africa, italy, cairo egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Shop on Main Street (1965)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In a small town in Nazi-occupied Slovakia during World War II, decent but timid carpenter Tono is named "Aryan comptroller" of a button store owned by an old Jewish widow, Rozalie. Since the post comes with a salary and standing in the ...
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, against humanity, friendship, deportation, dehumanization, human nature, rescue, danger, misfit, store, elderly ...
Time: year 1942, 1940s
Place: slovakia, europe, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Adam Resurrected (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, USA, Israel
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Before the war, in Berlin, Adam was an entertainer- cabaret impresario, magician, musician-loved by all until he finds himself in a concentration camp, confronted by Commandant Klein. Adam survives the camp by becoming the Klein's ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, survival, against humanity, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, mental illness, circus, mental institution, circus performer, patient, clown ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 60s, 40s, year 1961 ...
Place: israel, europe, middle east, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%