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Merry People Die Twice (1966)
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Merry People Die Twice (1966)
Original name: Sretni umiru dvaput
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Somewhere in Bosnia in 1943 between the fourth and fifth enemy offensives column partisans withdrew across a river to free territory. At the moment of crossing the river, a group of Chetniks suddenly attack a column of partisans. In this violent attacks, a lot of partisan dies. Manage to cross the river and so be saved from bullets, only few partisans as a young partisan Radojica young nurse partisan Milica. Radojica and Milica cut off from his brigade, moving in their difficult and arduous hike over the mountains in the hope that they will meet again with the brigade. In this wandering, they will encounter a series of tragic-comic situations. Since the departure of Radojice in prison and subsequent flight to several grisly encounter with the Chetniks, to find the brigade and brave and daring capture of the entire Chetnik detachments and Chetnik duke who was responsible for the attack on the partisans.
Style: dark
Plot: world war two, partisan, mountain, dog, prison, forest, father, river, fear, young girl, knife, girl, fire, wife, young, machine gun, ambush, duke, hill, escape, cliff, police officer, surprise attack
Time: year 1943
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, bosnia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out epic, dark, silent film and bleak films with plots about world war two, partisan, fear, nazi, death, mountain and german mostly in War, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Merry People Die Twice: Cat Under a Helmet (1962), Manhunt (1977), The Macedonian Part of Hell (1971), Get Along, Mate (1981), The Battle of Sutjeska (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Cat Under a Helmet (1962)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A tragicomic tale of lumberjack who joined the partisans during WW2. As a corporal, he successfully and courageously fulfilled the combat tasks with his partisan battalion. The commander sends him on a special assignment.
Style: dark
Plot: partisan, world war two, mountain, dreaming, friend, fear, machine gun, bravery, hairdresser, german, dream, combat ...
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, bosnia
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Macedonian Part of Hell (1971)
Genre: War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: At the end of the year 1942 and the start of 1943, to stop spreading the revolution in county of Bitola, bulgarian occupiers are reinforcing the persecutions and the acts of violence on civil population. The movie is based on true events,
Style: epic
Plot: mountain, world war two, fear, partisan, tragic event, fascism, traitor, harmonica, bridge, resistance, river, crying ...
Time: year 1942, year 1944
Place: former yugoslavia, macedonia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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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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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Two Nights in a Day (1963)
Genre: Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Commander Pavle receives partisan Jovan to shot him for not executing his orders. While listening to his unfortunate love story from the war, Pavle remembers his own relationship which had an equally bitter epilogue, and decides to set Jovan free.
Plot: partisan, world war two, friend, fear, execution, nazi, gun, digging a grave, german, mountain, mission, girl ...
Place: yugoslavia, bosnia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Wedding (1973)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia, Soviet Union
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Beginning in 1943. year. The tragic story of the prisoners... partisans and others who were found in a prison in Montenegro at the time when the Chetniks and the occupiers at all costs they want to crush the uprising in Yugoslavia.
Plot: wedding, death, fight, mountain, struggle, nazi, river, execution, forest, world war two, cold the temperature, fear ...
Time: year 1943
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, montenegro
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A Trap for the General (1971)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Immediately after the war, OZNA insert an outstanding intelligence agent to catch the General Draza Mihajlovic.
Style: epic
Plot: partisan, world war two, trap, mission, cold, death, girl, murder, general, false friend, secret, drinking ...
Time: year 1945
Place: yugoslavia, serbia, former yugoslavia, bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Silent Gunpowder (1990)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Silent Gunpowder (Serbo-Croatian: Gluvi barut) is a Yugoslavian war film Based on a novel by Branko Ćopić and set during World War II, the film tells the story of a Serbian village in the mountains of Bosnia and its villagers who found themselves ...
Style: silent film
Plot: communist, world war two, partisan, mountain, civil war, communism, explosion, shot in the head, church, fear, blood, forest ...
Place: bosnia herzegovina, bosnia, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Eagles Fly Early (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of kids from the Bosnian village often run away from school from the terror of Pepper, a teacher who got his nickname because of his red nose. Soon they formed a brigand division, but have been discovered and caught. The sudden arrival of ...
Audience: kids
Plot: world war two, partisan, female director, explosion, cave, friendship, teacher, school, drink, dog, water, monument ...
Time: year 1941
Place: bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Peaks of Zelengore (1976)
Genre: War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During the Battle of Sutjeska, partisan troops must endure 24 hours of big and heavy attacks on German units Ljubino grave, to the main Partisan units, with the wounded and the Supreme Headquarters, pulled out the ring that is tightened around them.
Style: epic
Plot: partisan, world war two, blinded, cable, deception, fire, singing, death, murder, cliff, mountain, loss of son ...
Place: former yugoslavia, bosnia herzegovina, yugoslavia
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Balkan Express (1983)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In this entertaining, clever satire, it is the beginning of World War II and a group of con artists and thieves decide to pose as musicians under the rubric "The Balkan Express".
Plot: band, con artists, large breasts, orchestra, ss, gestapo, partisan, musician, machine gun, hotel, explosion, german ...
Time: year 1941
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Great Transport (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 134 min.
Story: This WW2 epic was one of the last movies of that kind made in former Yugoslavia. It tells the true story of great transport of Partizans from Vojvodina to Bosnia in 1943.
Style: epic
Plot: world war two, partisan, massacre, girl, tank, ss, bombing, exploding bridge, gypsy, drowning, battle, tragedy ...
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Bridge (1969)
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, world war two, mountain, engineer, explosives expert, occupation, exploding house, river, nun, nazi, swamp ...
Time: 1940s
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
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Outrage (1982)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After the end of World War II, a young partisan falls in love with a German secretary who is captured and imprisoned by partisans. He decides to free her and escape with her.
Plot: partisan, third reich, nazi occupation, bare breasts, gypsy, ss, world war two, blood, boy, fear, fall in love, colonel ...
Time: year 1944
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, serbia
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Mirko and Slavko (1973)
Genre: War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Live-action adaptation of the popular Yugoslav comic book about two young Partisan couriers in World War II.
Style: epic
Plot: death, train, nazi, execution, resistance, bridge, murder, girl, innocence, battle, machine gun, partisan ...
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Low Tide (1969)
Genre: War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A remote village in Serbia in 1941. Through the fate of rural residents and the destiny of a partisan detachment reflected is the horror and absurdity of war in Serbia during World War II. On one hand, ordinary people and partisans; the Germans and ...
Style: epic
Plot: partisan, forest, river, nazi, night, chaos, betrayal, death, murder, hiding place, trial, cold the temperature ...
Time: year 1944, year 1941
Place: yugoslavia, serbia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Soldier (1966)
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, child with gun, commander, explosive, reprisal, combat, explosion, village, army, battles, horse, dog ...
Time: 1940s
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, bosnia
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Doctor Mladen (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The story begins in 1941 and shows one of the people who which were actually, very brave and proudly fought against the Ustasha, Germans and other butchers, not related to that ideology was tied. The film is about Dr. Mladen Stojanovic legend of ...
Style: epic
Plot: doctor, hill, alone, tennis, partisan, air raid, retreat, tragic event, escape, communist, gunshot, nazi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Who's Singin' Over There? (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: On April 5, 1941, a day before Nazi attack on Yugoslavia, entourage on a country road board Krstic's bus heading for Belgrade: two Gypsies who occasionally sing about misery, an aging war veteran, a Nazi sympathizer, a dapper singer, a ...
Style: bleak, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, bus, gypsy, war, newlyweds, clergy, heroes, on the road, passenger, anti war, hapless, wartime life ...
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, belgrade
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Girl from the Mountains (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The relationship between a boy and a girl shortly after the start of the war and the arrival of the Germans. He goes to Chetniks, and there he disappears without a trace, and she ,after much torture and solitude, begins to search for him not ...
Plot: girl, world war two, mountain, surprise, heroes, village, german, tank, laughter, mill, hill, death ...
Time: year 1941
Place: serbia
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Arrive Before Daybreak (1978)
Genre: War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The story of political prisoners, detained in a jail before the start of the WWII, and their torture and attempts to escape, and join a partisan unit.
Plot: rain, death, prisoner, singing, prison, exhaustion, torture, escape, shooting, pride, digging, blood ...
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Igman March (1983)
Genre: War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story of a forced march of the first proletarian shock brigade during World War II.
Style: epic, dark
Plot: world war two, mountain, blizzard, winter, night, attack, forest, muslim, courage, death of son, tree, loss of wife ...
Time: year 1942
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38%
Wolf of Prokletije (1968)
Genre: War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Uka is an old Albanian who lives in the mountains on the border of Kosovo and Albania. As an honorable man, he must deal with his son who befriended Italian fascists during WW2.
Style: epic
Plot: mountain, horse, fear, doctor, father son relationship, death, deception, sex, revenge, murder, girl, fire ...
Place: kosovo, serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Demolition Squad (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The Germans held the strategically important airport, where planes were taking off to bombard partisans positions. Headquarters of one a partisan unit sent a few commandos to blow up airplanes and airport in the air.
Plot: partisan, airplane, world war two, machine gun, battle, hostage, mission, army, air raid, hangar, commando, mountain ...
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
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Bomb at 10:10 (1967)
Genre: War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An American pilot escapes from a POW camp and links up with Yugoslav partisans. He’s about to head back to Allied lines when he learns that the Partisans are plotting to assassinate the camp commander. He joins in the plot, aiming for revenge.
Plot: bomb, shooting, commando, traitor, mission, army, prison escape, stadium, police, prison, girl, death ...
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Kozara (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In June of 1942 Germans and their collaborators decide to get rid of partisans and their stronghold in the woods of Mount Kozara in Northern Bosnia. They encircle the mountain and begin the mop up operation. Out gunned and outnumbered the partisans ...
Style: epic
Plot: world war two, partisan, mountain, gypsy, heroes, boy, prayer, cold the temperature, crying, fear, air raid, bombing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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