Movies like Break-through

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Break-through
Original name: Прорыв
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Russian paratroopers company meets superior forces of Chechen separatists during raid in mountains and accept uphill battle with no chance to survive. Based on Battle for Height 776.
Plot: russian soldier
Place: chechnya, caucasus

Most similar movies to Break-through

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, bleak and captivating films with plots about russian soldier, world war two, soldier, war, military, red army and uniform mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Break-through: The Search (2014), Prisoner of the Mountains (1996), Ordered to Forget (2014), The Entreaty (1967), War (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Search
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Georgia
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A woman who works for a non-governmental organization (NGO) forms a special relationship with a young boy in war-torn Chechnya.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, remake of american film
Plot: wartime life, track down, friendship, life is a bitch, friends, youth, russian army, torture, violence, murder, train, video camera ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, chechnya, caucasus
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System:   95%
    User:   96%
 
Prisoner of the Mountains
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia, Kazakhstan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based upon a short story by Leo Tolstoy, two Russian soldiers, Sacha and Vania, are ambushed by Muslim rebels in the grandly forbidding Caucasus and taken prisoner. Although complete understanding never fully emerges, their bittersweet ordeal ...
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, harsh, emotional ...
Plot: war, prison, friendship, culture clash, islam, drinking, russian, soldier, wartime, village, anti war, military life ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, caucasus, poland, chechnya
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System:   74%
    User:   78%
 
Ordered to Forget
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As the mass deportations of the Chechen and Ingush peoples begin in 1944, young Daud and Seda escape to the mountains. When they get back to their native village, however, they witness a horrifying war crime.
Plot: cruelty, genocide, war crime, deportation, world war two, burned alive, mercilessness, escape, witness, order, folk song, mountaineer ...
Place: chechnya, caucasus
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System:   64%
    User:   57%
 
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The Entreaty
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Based on the poems “Aluda Ketelauri” and “The Guest and the Host” by the classic of Georgian literature Vazha Pshavela This film opens Tengiz Abuladze’s trilogy (“The Plea”, “The Wishing Tree”, “Repentance”), which discusses ...
Plot: fight, grave, mountain, cut, cemetery, crying woman, fratricide, tradition, cut arm, sacrifice, guest, crying ...
Place: chechnya, caucasus
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System:   57%
    User:   56%
 
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War
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: During the bloody war in Chechnya, a British couple and two Russian soldiers are taken hostage by Chechen rebels. Two of the hostages are then released to bring the money for the British woman who is forced to wait for the ransom.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: gang, gory, soldier, rescue, war, kidnapping, captivity, showbiz, computers and web, confined, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, chechnya, moscow russia
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System:   56%
    User:   62%
 
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12
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 159 min.
Story: A loose remake of “12 Angry Men”, “12” is set in contemporary Moscow where 12 very different men must unanimously decide the fate of a young Chechen accused of murdering his step-father, a Russian army officer. Consigned to a makeshift jury ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, sincere, suspense ...
Plot: racism, jury, parents and children, murder, russian, legal, adoption, social differences, courtroom drama, destiny, haunted by the past, holocaust ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, chechnya, caucasus
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System:   50%
    User:   55%
 
 7.0
 2K
Alexandra
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An elderly woman takes a train trip to visit her grandson at his army camp inside Chechnya.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: human nature, parents and children, war, battles, military, soldier, golden years, innocence lost, anti war, homecoming, military life, wartime life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, germany, russia, chechnya
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System:   34%
    User:   38%
 
Die letzte Schlacht
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, german history, nazi germany, russian soldier, combat casualty, red army, german soldier
Time: 1940s
Place: berlin germany
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System:   34%
    User:   40%
 
One-Two, Soldiers Were Going...
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.
Plot: world war two, russian soldier, uniform, great patriotic war
Place: russia
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System:   34%
    User:   38%
 
War and Peace: Part I
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 147 min.
Story: The first film of a four-part adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s 1869 novel . In St. Petersburg of 1805, Pierre Bezukhov, the illegitimate son of a rich nobleman, is introduced to high society. His friend, Prince Andrei Bolkonsky, joins the Imperial ...
Plot: war, french soldier, napoleonic wars, russian soldier
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   30%
 
Soldiers Aren't Born
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: russian soldier, great patriotic war, red army, world war two, battle
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System:   34%
    User:   33%
 
Spring on the Oder
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, great patriotic war, red army, russian abroad, uniform, russian soldier
Time: year 1945
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System:   34%
    User:   31%
 
The Quality of Mercy
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: It is the beginning of 1945 during WW2 in former Austria. 500 Russian prisoners of war who have refused to fight on the side of the Germans against their country were moved to the concentration camp in Mauthausen awaiting execution. They decide to ...
Plot: world war two, death, male nudity, escape, prisoner, murder, russian soldier, concentration camp, nazi, resistance, execution, manhunt ...
Place: austria
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System:   34%
    User:   31%
 
They Fought for Their Country
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 ...
Plot: great patriotic war, heroic, steel helmet, bridge, world war two, retreat, firearm, uniform, russian soldier, eastern front, red army
Time: year 1942
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   36%
 
The Alive and the Dead
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, red army, soldier, world war two, cold weather, russian soldier, uniform, frontline
Time: year 1941
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   37%
 
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4 Days in May
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Russia, Ukraine
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of Russian soldiers are sent into Northern Germany at the tail-end of WWII, where they occupy a children's home in close proximity to a larger German unit. Against these odds, a friendship forms between a German orphan and a childless ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: soldier, beach, anti war, war, basic training, holocaust, military life, battles, military, orphan, friendship, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   38%
 
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The Hot Snow
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 105 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: red army, cold weather, battle, world war two, nurse, soldier, battlefield, military officer, female soldier, tank, dead soldier, german soldier ...
Time: year 1942
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   33%
 
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The Victors
Genre: War, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Intercutting dramatic vignettes with newsreel footage, the story follows the characters from an infantry squad as they make their way from Sicily to Germany during the end of World War II.
Style: epic, tragic ending
Plot: infantry, army, execution, death of protagonist, love interest, american soldier, killing a dog, firing squad, stabbed to death, world war two, rape, soldier ...
Time: 1940s
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   33%
 
Abandoned Houses, Empty Homes
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A war movie that takes place in Finnish Karelia in 1944.
Plot: swimming, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, doctor, soldier, baby, wedding, horse, fear, battle, coward, world war two ...
Time: year 1944
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System:   32%
    User:   37%
 
Father of a Soldier
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 83 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 ...
Plot: great patriotic war, red army, death of son, farmer, father figure, wound, fight, army, tank, village, military, soldier ...
Place: russia, caucasus, berlin germany
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System:   32%
    User:   32%
 
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The Partisans
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Lieutenant Takala meets his fellow partisans of 20th division many year after the war. With flashbacks we see the events of summer 1944.
Plot: sauna, male nudity, alcohol, sex scene, friendship, hallucination, world war two, drinking, priest, religion, military officer, battlefield ...
Time: 1940s, 1960s
Place: finland, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   37%
 
The Unknown Soldier
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 ...
Plot: world war two, pow, trench warfare, trench, retreat, grenade, wounded soldier, enemy, insubordination, leftist, infantry, russian soldier ...
Time: 1940s
Place: finland, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   33%
 
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Silence
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: serious, bleak, realistic, gloomy, rough ...
Plot: soldier, war, wartime life, military, life is a bitch, heroes, friend, horse, corpse, shot to death, funeral, death ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: europe, finland
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System:   32%
    User:   31%
 
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The Ascent
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: serious, bleak, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: captivity, betrayal, wartime life, war, village, danger, life is a bitch, confined, dishonesty, heroes, integrity, death sentence ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1942
Place: europe, russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   36%
 
 8.3
 524
War & Peace
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 890 min.
Story: The classic BBC dramatisation of Tolstoy's epic story of love and loss set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars. Anthony Hopkins heads the cast as Pierre Bezuhov (a role for which he won the 1972 Best Actor BAFTA); Morag Hood is the ...
Style: exciting, serious, epic, realistic, intellectual
Plot: war, couple relations, parents and children, romance, rich and poor, social differences, political unrest, wartime life, napoleonic wars, battles, military, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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System:   31%
    User:   32%
 
The Unknown Soldier
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 199 min.
Story: Second silver screen adaption of the Finnish war book by Väinö Linna. The story is based on Linna's experiences as an infantry man in the Finnish army during the so called "Continuation War" (1941-1944).
Style: realistic, serious, rough, talky, dramatic ...
Plot: war, finnish, battles, politics, mentor, military, civil war, literature, soldier, battle zone, wartime, nudity (topless - notable) ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, finland, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   26%
 
The Penal Battalion
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 535 min.
Plot: great patriotic war, nazi, soviet army, josef stalin, friendship, priest, world war two, prison, murder, escape, gun, rape ...
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   29%
 
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Checkpoint
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group Russian soldiers is send to an outpost to guard the area. They pass the day patroulling the area, while being shot at from the forest. They never know if the civillions are hostile or friendly to them.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: soldier, battle zone, war, anti war, military life, village, in the woods, military, dealing with death, investigation, sniper, civil war ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, russia, chechnya
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   27%
 
War and Peace: Part III
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In 1812, Napoleon's Army invades Russia. Kutuzov asks Bolkonsky to join him as a staff officer, yet the prince requests a command in the field. Pierre sets out to watch the upcoming confrontation between the armies. During the Battle of ...
Plot: war, russian soldier, uniform, napoleonic wars
Time: 19th century, 1810s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   34%
 
1944: The Final Defence
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Soviet army breaks through the Finnish defences on the Karelian Isthmus in June 1944, advancing with overwhelming force. Somehow, the Finnish troops must find the strength to fight back, with all odds against them. The Battle of Tali-Ihantala ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: soldier, against the odds, war, wartime life, battles, heroes, military, rivalry, infantrymen, russian soldier, bombing, world war two ...
Time: 40s, year 1944
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   29%
 
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