Movies like Black Birds

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Black Birds (1967)
 7.7
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Black Birds (1967)
Original name: Crne ptice
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: WW2 story about group of prisoners who are trying to escape the death camp, run by local pro-Nazi militia.
Plot: world war two, prison, nazi, nazis
Time: 1940s
Place: croatia

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Most similar movies to Black Birds

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, bleak, serious and silent film films with plots about world war two, nazi, partisan, fear, battles, death and communist mostly in War, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Black Birds: Sokol Did Not Love Him (1988), Hitler (1962), The Battle of the Last Panzer (1969), Operation Stadium (1977), Elysium (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sokol Did Not Love Him (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story begins in a small rural village in Ladimirevci, Eastern Croatia in 1943, where a land owner Sima is helping the Partisan Movement and the official Ustasha regime in order to save the life of his son Beneš, who is enlisted in the German ...
Plot: landowner, hiding, shooting, cemetery, german, fight, village, nudity (full frontal - brief), attic, house, nazi, soldier ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, year 1943
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, europe, balkan, croatia
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95%
 5.8
 270
Hitler (1962)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The private life of Hitler revealed for the first time!
Plot: world war two, hitler, evil man, nazi, nazis, adolf hitler
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
The Battle of the Last Panzer (1969)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The film looks through the eyes of the German offense during World War II, specifically a German tank crew who, after losing a battle, struggle to get home.
Plot: tank, world war two, german soldier, bombing, u.s. army
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Operation Stadium (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This movie tells a true story about events in Zagreb in 1941. Nazis and their collaborators organized the great gathering of students on Dubrava stadium. The intention was to publicly separate Jews from them which would lead to future pogrom. The ...
Plot: world war two, partisan, stadium, invasion, firearm, nazi, nazis
Time: year 1941
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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The Great Escape II: The Untold Story (1988)
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Allied prisoners tunnel out of a stalag, then return to avenge fellow escapees executed by the Nazis.
Plot: world war two, nazi, escape, pow, prison, prisoners of war, prison escape
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 7.2
 33
Elysium (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Film about the Holocaust. A Jewish family is allowed to keep the flat they have always lived in and to live a relatively normal life. One day their 10-year old son disappears. He has been sent to a deportation camp which seems like paradise except ...
Plot: world war two, boy, jewish, concentration camp, medical experiment, death of child, children, nazi
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The 25th Hour (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A Romanian peasant fights to get back to his family after he's imprisoned by the Nazis.The picture is based on real events. It includes Hungary's government in collaboration with the Nazis, the encroachment of Romania by Stalin's ...
Plot: world war two, jew persecution, holocaust, ss, signal, mix up, nazi concentration camp, concentration camp, peasant, jewish, volunteer, recruit ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.9
 144
Evening Bells (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Trials and tribulations of a Croatian Communist intellectual in the turbulent years before, during and after WW2.
Plot: world war two, communist, fascism, stockings, legs
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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From Hell to Victory (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: From Hell To Victory follows the relationship of six friends throughout the Second World War. They meet in a cafe in Paris on 24th August 1939 and agree to meet there on the same day every year. The war however takes them on their own individual ...
Plot: world war two, french soldier, war violence, battle, rifle, soldier, commando mission, commando unit, scuba, combat, battles, commando ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: amsterdam, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Tough Ones (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two soldiers can't deal with peacetime.
Plot: world war two, house, fight, interrogation, village, german, communist, mud, tank, insanity, desire, execution ...
Time: year 1945
Place: serbia, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.7
 26
Escapes (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Political prisoners imprisoned in Yugoslavia will try to escape from prison by digging a channel under the ground and join the partisans.
Plot: world war two, sick, fight, breasts, traitor, sergeant, doctor, fear, rain, prisoner, girl, cold ...
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 ⇓
58%
The Girl with the Red Hair (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: During the second world war law student Hannie Schaft is a member of the Dutch resistance movement.
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, prison, love, swimwear, bed, loyalty, execution, swimming pool, swimsuit
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Bombers (1973)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two best friends, former Partisans, must face new challenges after the war.
Plot: world war two, mountain, bomber, injury, commando, bunker, battle, battles, post world war two, mission, partisan, girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Dawn of a Filmmaker: The Keisuke Kinoshita Story (2013)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Keisuke Kinoshita sits easily alongside Ozu, Kurosawa and Naruse as one of Japan’s most respected legends of cinema. Made to commemorate the centenary of Kinoshita’s birth, this biographical drama chronicles formative hardships and personal ...
Plot: world war two, movie business, wheelbarrow, censorship, sick mother, courage, air raid, evacuation, film making, filmmaking
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54%
Churchill and the Generals (1979)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The complicated relationship between Winston Churchill and the leaders of the British army during World War II.
Plot: strategy, winston churchill, general, nazi, military, world war two, politics
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.6
 87
Wild Wind (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union, Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: August 1943, Europe. The tentacles of the German octopus have begun to recoil. As the Nazis retreat, their concern focuses on the supply of oil from the refineries of Romania. Without the flow of "black gold", Germany's doom is ...
Plot: world war two, partisan, mill, bridge, river, hanged man, nazi, blood, russian, battles, nudity (full frontal - brief), breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Occupation in 26 Pictures (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Set in Dubrovnik, this drama chronicles a friendship, between three men, that began just before World War II. One of the men is of Italian origin, another is the wealthy heir of a shipping fortune, and the third is the son of a Jewish antique-store ...
Style: pre war
Plot: world war two, friendship, decapitation, sledgehammer, resistance, brothel, nazi, fascist, atrocity, anvil, partisan, holocaust ...
Time: 1940s
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, croatia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Last Winter (1976)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Albania
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Germans come amid snow and winter. In the village only people remained are women, that fight until wounded partisans, sheltered in the village, will retreat deeper and snow will cover their tracks. Face to face with the Germans and their control of ...
Plot: german soldier, winter, search, husband wife relationship, world war two, village, battle, nazi, battles, family relations, partisan, german occupation ...
Time: 1940s
Place: albania
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Boys from St. Petri (1991)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A group of school-mates form a resistance group in nazi-occupied Denmark.
Plot: teenager, sabotage, resistance, high school, world war two
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Sign of the Beast (1981)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set during the Second World War in the Finnish war zone.
Plot: war propaganda, frustration, world war two, nazi germany
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
And This Will Pass, Too... (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Wonderful war stories about Isidor Katanic, officer who spent his working life as a calligrapher writing to various documents. Resignation living at home, living with rampant wife and her son from a previous marriage, sloth. Very soon retire and go ...
Plot: officer, hunting, underground, nazi, hanging, yelling, party, fear, radio, river, fish, sister ...
Place: yugoslavia, belgrade, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 225
The Cavern (1964)
Genre: War, Drama, Adventure
Country: Italy, West Germany, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Adventure drama during WW2 in Italy where a mixed group of people get trapped inside a cave after a bomb raid. But can they co-operate? And will they survive?
Plot: world war two, cave, general, trapped, underground, soldier
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 6.7
 921
Come What May (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In may 1940, the German troops enter France. Frightened by the progress of the enemy, the people of a small village of Pas-de-Calais decide on the recommendations of the prefecture, to give up everything to go on the road, fleeing to the coast.
Style: propaganda film
Plot: world war two, tank, imprisonment, photograph, cellar, dead girl, goose, village, school teacher, british soldier, school, camera ...
Time: year 1939, year 1940, 1940s, 1930s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Eight Kilos of Happiness (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A film about an incident in the last war when a gypsy girl sacrifices herself for her lover, a partisan who has deserted.
Plot: world war two, deserter, german, prayer, fear, river, execution, gypsy, singing, murder, death, nazi
Time: year 1941
Place: serbia, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Only Way (1970)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Denmark, Panama, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In April 1940, the armies of Nazi Germany invaded Denmark. The Danish government promised peaceful cooperation on the condition that Denmark s Jews remain free. The Nazi s agreed. In October, 1943, the agreement was broken...This is the true and ...
Style: contemplative, uplifting, bleak, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, society, battles, politics, danger, against humanity, heroes, military, state affairs, confined, war ...
Time: 1940s
Place: denmark, sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: bleak, suspenseful, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: world war two, d day, survival, bunker, human spirit, life is a bitch, against humanity, war, confined, hopes, holocaust, prison ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
When Heroes Die (1970)
Genre: War
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of a group of American commandos assigned to kidnap General Rommel. But the soldiers are caught by the Germans who decide to use their plan against them. Replacing the American soldiers with German soldiers, and with the help of a fake ...
Plot: commando, world war two, soldier, mission, kidnapping, cheating, plan, nazi, captive, nazis
Time: 1940s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.2
 3K
War Pigs (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A rag tag unit of misfits known as the War Pigs must go behind enemy lines to exterminate Nazis by any means necessary.
Plot: world war two, wound, beating, interrogation, american soldier, ambush, u.s. army, battle, wehrmacht, military training, behind enemy lines, battles ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.4
 47
The Trek (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A story of a farmer and his calf, the only survivors of the German WW2 punitive expeditions that passed through their village. While evading before the dangers of war, the farmer develops a deep attachment to his calf and tries to save it at all ...
Plot: farmer, world war two, calf, destiny, nazi, hiding place, murder, death, village, fight, army, fear ...
Time: year 1943
Place: serbia, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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