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The Descent of the Nine (1984)
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The Descent of the Nine (1984)
Original name: Η κάθοδος των εννέα
Genre: Adventure, War
Country: Greece
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Summer 1949: end of the civil war in Greece. The last band of guerrillas of the Democratic Army is forced to abandon Mount Taygetus and to head for the sea. Everything behind them has collapsed and they can count on help from no one. In this long, desperate and aimless march, the group will end up by being annihilated by the National Army and the armed villagers.
Plot: mountain, partisan, truck, battles, desperation, ambush, hunted, battle

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out epic, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about battles, battle, world war two, partisan, mountain, explosion and heroes mostly in War, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like The Descent of the Nine: Manhunt (1977), The Captain Martens Brothers (1974), Double Circle (1963), The Ascent (1994), Giants of Rome (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Manhunt (1977)
Genre: War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The leftover disbanded partisan battalion draws Chetniks' attention, who push their plans of attacking the partisan headquarters aside and start hunting them instead.
Style: epic
Plot: escape, partisan, manhunt, gunfight, murder, rape, death, traitor, italian soldier, explosion, mountain, snow ...
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, serbia
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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, barbarian, village, battle, battles
Place: romania
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Double Circle (1963)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Treachery and escape from agents provocateurs of underground workers among the early days of national rising in Croatia.
Plot: world war two, partisan, fire, snow, mountain, hostage, truck, machine gun, ambush
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The Ascent (1994)
Genre: Adventure, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The real-life adventure of a dashing Italian soldier who escapes a British prisoner-of-war camp because he dreams of climbing 17,000-foot Mt. Kenya and planting the Italian flag at the summit. The obsessive British camp commander pursues him, and ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: world war two, mountain, survival, against humanity, obsessive quest, fugitives, chases and races, heroes, holocaust, concentration camp, on the run, escape ...
Time: 20th century
Place: kenya, africa
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Giants of Rome (1964)
Genre: Adventure, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An elite group of soldiers led by the courageous Claudius Marcellus are handpicked by Julius Caesar to embark on a desperate and dangerous suicide mission to destroy the Druids' secret weapon.
Plot: sole survivor, muscleman, epic battle, flaming arrow, sword and sandal, strongman, crucifix, standoff, dungeon, martial arts, arson, tough guy ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
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The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: The Phantom Train of Doom (1999)
Genre: Adventure, War
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: November, 1916. Indiana Jones and Remy Baudouin have managed to get a transfer from the European trenches to the plains of Africa. On arrival they both receive a promotion to the rank of lieutenant in the Belgian Army. When they take the wrong train ...
Plot: desert, heroes, pistol, war violence, german army, knife, explosion, battlefield, helmet, hand grenade, world war one, battle ...
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Exodos 1826: A Road of No Return (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, History, War
Country: Greece
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Captain Mihos Floros returns to Samarina to gather more men and lead them to the besieged by the Ottomans, Missolonghi, in order to assist the fight of the resistance at General Makris' bastion. With his personal friend Elias Manakas and 25 ...
Style: based on true events
Plot: partisan
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The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Daredevils of the Desert (1999)
Genre: Adventure, War
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Working with a beautiful lady spy, Indiana Jones is assigned to assist the British forces in their attack on the Turkish-occupied town of Beersheba. With a regiment of the Australian Lighthorsemen approaching, Indy must defuse the explosives the ...
Plot: combat, villain, turban, arab, world war one, cavalry charge, adventurer, explosion, desert, gunfight, gun, machine gun ...
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Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
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Duration: 113 min.
Story: During the 12th Century a boy is born to a tribal chief. He is named Temujin, which means "blacksmith." Nine years later, his father is murdered by the Tartars After a long struggle, just when Temujin reclaims tribal chief status, the ...
Plot: empire, battle, battles, honor, theft, fiancee
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50%
Brothers in Blood (1987)
Genre: Adventure, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Another war movie from Italy.
Plot: jeep, padlock, world trade center manhattan new york city, general, embassy, sick child, skyline, camouflage, betrayal, murder, bicycle, airport ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, new york, central america, manhattan new york city
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The Descent upon Drvar (1963)
Genre: War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: German forces in Yugoslavia set out to destroy the stronghold of Tito with a traitor's help, but are overcome by Partisan resistance.
Style: epic
Plot: mountain, victory, mass murder, dead girl, air raid, siren, photograph, battle, truck, landing, innocence, darkness ...
Place: yugoslavia, bosnia, former yugoslavia
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47%
The Battle of Sutjeska (1973)
Genre: War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The film tells the story of the Battle of Sutjeska which occurred in Nazi-occupied Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1943.
Style: epic
Plot: partisan, world war two, mountain, priest, battle, text messaging, commander, shooting, blind man, heroism, army, child ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, bosnia herzegovina, bosnia
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Get Along, Mate (1981)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Based on a TV sit-com series and set in World War II, about how an ordinary woodcutter develops into an active partisan fighter.
Plot: partisan, military training, world war two, deserter, fight
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
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The Knights of the Quest (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 147 min.
Story: In 1271, five young knights journey to Thebes in Greece to recover the Sacred Shroud and deliver it back to France and into the hands of the royal family.
Plot: quest, violence, swashbuckler, religion, sword and shield, medieval, battles, battle, knight, friendship, friend
Time: middle ages
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Who Is That Man? (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
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Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story is set in 1939. A military officer is stripped of his rank for his apparent collaboration with a counter-espionage agent while on a mission in Paris. Then he is enlisted in his own country's counterespionage unit, due to his knowledge ...
Style: pre war
Plot: female director, collaborator, innocence, uniform, caper, male female relationship, espionage, secret service, death sentence, partisan, bombing, court martial ...
Time: year 1939
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Persecution (1982)
Genre: War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two partisans, a man and a woman, try to escape a Nazi manhunt in the infernal landscape of WW2 Vojvodina.
Style: epic
Plot: partisan, battles, fear, world war two, wound, evil, german, mass murder, tragic event, gypsy, ss, girl ...
Time: year 1941
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Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
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Genre: War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 101 min.
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Duration: 99 min.
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Country: Yugoslavia
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Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
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