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The Descent of the Nine
Original name: Η κάθοδος των εννέα, I kathodos ton 9
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: hunted, desperation, ambush, mountain, truck, battle
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Interstellar
Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
USA, UK
169 min.
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Double Circle
Action, Thriller, War
Yugoslavia
96 min.
 8.0
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out epic, suspenseful, realistic and serious films with plots about battle, explosion, ambush, mountain, death, truck and machine gun mostly in War, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Descent of the Nine: Manhunt (1977), Strike Commando 2 (1988), Merrill's Marauders (1962), The Descent upon Drvar (1963), Cry of Battle (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 104 min.
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Strike Commando 2
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Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Duration: 105 min.
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Style: epic
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The Battle of Sutjeska
Genre: War
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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, child, wound, murder, suicide, message, blood, nurse, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, horse, prayer ...
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The Soldier
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A story of a boy, forced to grow mature before his time and to die too early because of the cruel war circumstances. This film is dedicated to all the children who have died during the National Liberation War.
Plot: soldier, wound, mountain, attack, river, bridge, nazi, resistance, darkness, death of child, village, german ...
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The Bridge
Genre: Action, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In order to check the German offensive, Partizans send an elite team of explosive experts to blow up a strategically important bridge. Besides being heavily guarded, that bridge is almost indestructible and the only man who knows weak spots in the ...
Plot: partisan, bridge, engineer, murder, blood, death, world war two, knife, throat slitting, rifle, machine gun, truck ...
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    User:   79%
 
Double Circle
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: partisan, mountain, ambush, hostage, truck, machine gun, fire, world war two, snow
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Heroes in Hell
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In World War II, guerrillas kidnap a German general.
Plot: interrupted sex, main character dies, main character shot, uniform, war violence, behind enemy lines, man kills a woman, german soldier, machine gun nest, female nudity, flowers, bare breasts ...
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    User:   68%
 
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July 13th
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This is a movie about the start of people's uprising in Montenegro in World War II. After the capitulation of the Yugoslav Royal Army in April 1941, the Italians managed to infiltrate their puppet regime in Montenegro. However, people ...
Style: epic
Plot: partisan, resistance, execution, attack, burning house, lake, explosion, father, mother, water, motorcycle, goat ...
Time: year 1941
Place: montenegro, yugoslavia
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System:   72%
    User:   69%
 
No Retreat, No Surrender 2
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In this sequel, Scott Wylde, an American kickboxer, must go to Cambodia to rescue his Vietnamese girlfriend from Russian and Vietnamese troops.
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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Style: epic
Plot: partisan, battle, fear, boy, prayer, cold the temperature, singing, rain, world war two, crying, death, murder ...
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Duration: 116 min.
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Style: exciting, stylized, epic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
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Duration: 84 min.
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The Dirty Dozen: The Deadly Mission
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA, Yugoslavia
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Time: 40s, year 1944, 1940s
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The South Railway Battle
Genre: Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Autumn, 1941. Tito's partisans are ordered to attack a railway network system used by the Germans, their Bulgarian allies and local collaborators. A bloody battle ensues.
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The Guns of Navarone
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 158 min.
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Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
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