Movies like Mother of Men

If you like "Mother of Men" you are looking for sincere, touching and rough movies about / with world war two, children, mother, village, young woman, hunger and heroine themes of Drama and War genre shot in Soviet Union.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
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, brutality, parents and children, mentor, deadly, dog, horse, great patriotic war, fascist, winter, spring, childbirth, pregnant woman ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1942, year 1943
Place: soviet union

Movie in categories

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, wartime life, war, soldier and great patriotic war mostly in War, Drama and History genres. Some movies like Mother of Men: Leningrad (2009), The Ascent (1977), Father of a Soldier (1964), Klim Voroshilov-2 Tank (1990), They Fought for Their Country (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.1
 4K
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: rough, bleak, realistic, serious, gloomy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, siege, military, battles, survival, life is a bitch, danger, wartime life, hunger, soldier, rationing, starvation ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 8.3
 6K
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, serious, captivating, stylized, emotional ...
Plot: world war two, cold weather, village, betrayal, partisan, wartime life, heroes, confined, life is a bitch, dishonesty, war, danger ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: soviet union, europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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: tense, suspenseful, rough, touching, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: great patriotic war, father son relationship, military, death of son, soldier, fatherhood, dead son, wound, world war two, military uniform, journey, father figure ...
Time: 1940s
Place: russia, caucasus, berlin germany, georgia (former ussr)
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Klim Voroshilov-2 Tank (1990)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Tank Klim Voroshilov 2
Style: suspense, touching, disturbing, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tank, world war two, death, danger, wartime life, military life, great patriotic war, nazi, german soldier, nazi soldier, eastern front, wartime ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Movie in collections
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: tense, sentimental, rough, suspense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: red army, world war two, russian soldier, heroic, heroism, war, camaraderie, life & death, patriotism, soldier, eastern front, firearm ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: realistic, bleak, thought provoking, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, espionage, bombing, occupation, diversion, fight, behind enemy lines, partisan, danger, brutality, life is a bitch, storytelling ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 8.3
 54K
Come and See (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
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, rough, thought provoking, serious, surreal ...
Plot: against humanity, atrocity, genocide, world war two, war crime, holocaust, occupation, surrealism, military, anti war, survival, war ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: russia, europe, soviet union, germany, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, captivating, atmospheric, bleak, realistic
Plot: world war two, against humanity, youth, family relations, village life, parents and children, village, life is a bitch, german army, social relations, society, mute or deaf ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1944, 40s, year 1943
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Movie in collections
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, contemplative
Plot: world war two, wartime life, military life, war, danger, military, heroes, aerial combats, battles, ocean or sea, family relations, military uniform ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: touching, uplifting, emotional, sentimental, bleak ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, human spirit, survival, rescue, orphan, hopes, youth, society, fugitives, danger, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: italy, slovenia, europe, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Into the Darkness (2020)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Karlskov is a self made, successful owner of a large electronics factory, has a wife and five children. They live the good, privileged upper-class life on Strandvejen north of Copenhagen when the Nazis occupy Denmark in April 1940. Karl struggles to ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspense, realistic
Plot: world war two, factory, german occupation, businessman, family relations, family, conflict, industry, money, family conflict
Time: 1940s
Place: germany, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.3
 460
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: suspenseful, rough, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, male bonding, male friendship, military, soldier, friendship, fascism, violence, deadly, society, friendship between men, great patriotic war ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: orphan, siblings relations, smuggling, family relations, life is a bitch, youth, village, family in crisis, parents and children, village life, kurd, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: iraq, iran, middle east, kurdistan, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.9
 392
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: suspenseful, bleak, gloomy, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, d day, survival, bunker, hopes, life is a bitch, confined, war, military, against humanity, prison, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.6
 407
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: captivating, suspenseful, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: wartime life, military, life is a bitch, heroes, war, idealism, heroism, world war two, death of son, soldier, brawl, suicide attempt ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: controversial, realistic, serious, thought provoking, emotional ...
Plot: pregnancy, life turned upside down, family relations, strong female presence, war, state affairs, babies and infants, political unrest, family life, wartime life, culture clash, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: bleak, rough, suspense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female soldier, aviation, women, world war two, fight, aviator, wartime, battles, heroism, deadly, danger, friendship ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.9
 356
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, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: world war two, life is a bitch, social relations, human nature, rebelliousness, resistance, execution, torture, robbery, nazi occupation, anti hero, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Movie in collections
A Day in October (1991)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During the month of October 1943, the Danish resistance movement and just plain ordinary citizens joined together in staging a mass exodus by fishing boats to neutral Sweden of their Jewish countrymen, practically on the eve of the Nazi's ...
Style: touching, gloomy, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: evacuation, rescue, world war two, jewish, against the rules, love and romance, war, against humanity, danger, life is a bitch, love affair, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: denmark, sweden, europe, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Mother of Mine (2005)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 111 min.
Story: 1943: Nine-year-old Eero whose father is killed during the war is brought to Sweden to foster parents to his protection like thousands of other Finnish children. Eero feels lost, particularly as his foster mother Signe behaves very unfriendly. She ...
Style: bleak, touching, emotional, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: life is a bitch, family relations, human nature, wartime life, human spirit, parents and children, society, refugee, hopes, refugees, family problems, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: finland, sweden, tokyo, germany, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: gloomy, bleak, disturbing, emotional, contemplative ...
Plot: ghetto, rabbi, world war two, holocaust, human spirit, sexual abuse, wartime life, family life, survival, anti semitism, parents and children, religions or cults ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: europe, poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.8
 3K
In the Fog (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Netherlands, Belarus, Russia, Latvia
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Western frontiers of the USSR, 1942. The region is under German occupation. A man is wrongly accused of collaboration. Desperate to save his dignity, he faces an impossible moral choice.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: false accusation, world war two, nazi occupation, moral dilemma, danger, life is a bitch, wartime life, survival, human nature, resistance fighter, collaboration, war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942
Place: russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
 3K
Strayed (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fleeing the June 1940 arrival of Hitler's army in Paris, a young war widow and her two children are rescued from dive-bombing German fighters by a cocky, reckless teenager. He finds them refuge in an abandoned house, but despite the fact that ...
Style: touching, sincere, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, world war two, survival, friendship, refugee, life is a bitch, teenage life, wartime life, love affair, danger, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s
Place: paris france, france, europe, riviera, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
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, realistic, sentimental, compassionate, thought provoking
Plot: world war two, parents and children, death, murder, family, danger, storytelling, soviet soldier, uniform, russian soldier, killed in action, great patriotic war
Time: year 1944, year 1974
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 4K
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, sincere, disturbing, serious, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, war, military life, battles, danger, military, behind enemy lines, heroes, losing-it hero, soldier, death of father, school ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, 90s, 1930s
Place: russia, germany, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Goodnight, Mister Tom (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family, 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, sincere, realistic, serious, uplifting
Plot: world war two, orphan, adoption, refugees, refugee, child in peril, dealing with death, hopes, life is a bitch, coming of age, youth, single parent ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.5
 4K
King Rat (1965)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: When Singapore surrendered to the Japanese in 1942 the Allied POWs, mostly British but including a few Americans, were incarcerated in Changi prison. This was a POW detention center like no other. There were no walls or barbed-wire fences for the ...
Style: bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: world war two, pow, prison life, survival, prison, friendship, war, military, danger, escapades, confined, behind enemy lines ...
Time: year 1945, 1940s
Place: singapore, japan, asia, poland, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Unknown Soldier (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland, Belgium, Iceland
Duration: 180 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: thought provoking, realistic, disturbing, sincere, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infantry, world war two, husband wife relationship, friendship, soldier, military, friend, insubordination, firing squad, military officer, violence, courage ...
Time: 1940s
Place: soviet union, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.6
 125K
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 ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: jewish, holocaust, world war two, nazi germany, human spirit, nazi, against humanity, adoption, childhood, life is a bitch, youth, family secret ...
Time: 40s, 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, bleak, serious, meditative, psychological ...
Plot: world war two, orphan, war, anti war, youth, heroes, battles, german, boy, child execution, child spy, great patriotic war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: russia, europe, berlin germany, soviet union, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%