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The Ambush (1969)
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The Ambush (1969)
Original name: Zaseda
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Idealistic young man supports the party and the new Yugoslavia's communist regime, but soon gets involved in various political and criminal machinations becoming more and more confused about what's right and what's wrong.
Plot: partisan, communist, josef stalin, communism, school, horse, prostitute, teacher, death, train, church, singing, song, russian, fear, kiss, girl, shooting, breasts, stockings, explosion, ambush, commander, duke, post world war two ...
Time: year 1945
Place: serbia, ussr, former yugoslavia, yugoslavia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out epic, silent film and pre war films with plots about partisan, world war two, death, fear, murder, nazi and river mostly in War, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Ambush: Silent Gunpowder (1990), Kozara (1962), Eight Kilos of Happiness (1980), The Pals (1979), Two Nights in a Day (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: partisan, communist, world war two, mountain, communism, civil war, shot in the head, murder, villager, fear, church, rock ...
Place: bosnia herzegovina, bosnia, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
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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: partisan, world war two, mountain, glass, ambush, hill, hunger, explosion, loss of son, cold the temperature, death, singing ...
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86%
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, singing, murder, german, gypsy, fear, execution, prayer, death, nazi, river
Time: year 1941
Place: serbia, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
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80%
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The Pals (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The war is over, and a group of young Partisans returns to their town to continue their interrupted education. They are doing everything in their way, because they are young enough to go to school and to horse around, but mature enough to react to ...
Plot: education, partisan, post world war two, jeep, mother, father, rifle, school, murder, machine gun, ambush, funeral ...
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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, mission, girl, digging a grave, german, tragic event, execution, nazi, friend, commander, fear ...
Place: bosnia, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
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Three (1965)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In this episodic WW II drama, a Yugoslavian youth attempts to escape from German soldiers. In the first scene, he stands amongst a group of refugees waiting for a train. One man, with no identification papers is accused of a petty crime and the ...
Plot: girl, execution, shooting, false accusation, nazi, soldier, comrade, fear, wound, air raid, commander, mountain ...
Place: yugoslavia, serbia, former yugoslavia
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How to Die (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Destinies of two friends-fighters during WW2.
Plot: friends, torture, world war two, italian army, shooting, wind, funeral, fight, attack, albanian, partisan, friend ...
Place: kosovo, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
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70%
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High Voltage (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After WW II many young people arrive to Zagreb, among them a young worker Sonja Kacar. She is supposed to participate in the construction of the first generator in the Rade Koncar factory. Because there aren't enough experts and materials in ...
Plot: shooting, flag, post world war two, forest, border, tragic event, death, manhunt, girlfriend, fight, fear, machine ...
Time: year 1948
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
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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, cattle, cow, ss, fear, fight, massacre, enemy, murder, escape ...
Time: year 1943
Place: serbia, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
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68%
Massacre at Noon (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In Autumn of 1941, the German army, determined to put down a Communist-led uprising in Serbia, is conducting a policy of killing 100 hostages for any German soldier killed. The city of Kraljevo is the site of one of those massacres, portrayed in ...
Plot: darkness, death of son, military, father son relationship, assassination attempt, machine gun, holocaust, child, heroic, traitor, blood, police ...
Place: serbia
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66%
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Guns of War (1974)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Uzice Republic a known as the 'first offensive', is a story about Serbia in 1941. Few months after German panzers forced Yugoslav Royal Army to capitulate, organized resistance is turning into massive uprising against occupying forces. ...
Style: epic
Plot: world war two, mountain, air raid, massage, river, cheese, ammunition, fire, death of son, loss of son, rain, king ...
Time: year 1941, 1940s
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, london, serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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, breasts, battle, train, violence, murder, death, machine gun, russian, blood, traitor ...
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63%
See You in the Next War (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The two enemies from war, Slovenian partisan Berk and German soldier Bitter, meet each other during holidays in Spain. Recalling the war through conversation, Berk remembers Anton, his fellow comrade he had spend the most time with.
Plot: partisan, world war two, german, battle, german soldier, politics, pacifist, flashback, soldier, vacation, revolution, anti war ...
Place: spain
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62%
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: mountain, world war two, massacre, river, attack, village, mass murder, hill, partisan, german, battle, fear ...
Time: year 1941
Place: serbia
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59%
Berlin kaputt (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Story of three partisans whose fates are determined by different encounters with women.
Plot: world war two, peeping tom, temptation, bathing, train, friendship, husband wife relationship, partisan, forest, voyeur, sex, river ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, master, world war two, pistol, horse, husband wife relationship, party, brother in law, communist, ss, yelling, hanging ...
Place: former yugoslavia, belgrade, yugoslavia
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The Tough Ones (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two soldiers can't deal with peacetime.
Plot: world war two, tank, house, trophy, rain, mud, german, rock, brother brother relationship, prison, desire, machine gun ...
Time: year 1945
Place: serbia, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
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58%
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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: partisan, manhunt, escape, gunfight, truck, flag, chaos, explosion, italian soldier, snow, pregnant girl, murder ...
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, serbia
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July 13th (1982)
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, world war two, mountain, execution, mother, water, resistance, bomb, truck, communist, crying, death ...
Time: year 1941
Place: former yugoslavia, montenegro, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Tactical Guerilla (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia, USA, Liechtenstein
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Yugoslav partisans battle Nazi invaders in a series of bloody confrontations which eventually culminate in the Battle at Hell River.
Plot: church, mud, escape, resistance movement, murder, hanging, explosion, tank, air raid, snow, ship, death ...
Time: year 1941
Place: yugoslavia, serbia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The South Railway Battle (1978)
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.
Plot: world war two, battle, battles, massacre, traffic, gun, snow, river, prison, fear, train, monastery ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, 20th century
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, serbia
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57%
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, trap, world war two, ruse, capture, cold, mountain, girl, manhunt, river, spy, secret ...
Time: year 1945
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, serbia, bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, nazi occupation, third reich, blood, german, escape, ss, world war two, gypsy, river, candle, boy ...
Time: year 1944
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, serbia
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54%
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The Red Horse (1981)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A joint fight of Macedonian and Greek people against the fascist monarchical government of Greece ended with their defeat in 1949, after many years of bloodshed. Many members of the democratic party DAG, as well as the innocent inhabitants ...
Plot: communist, exile, mountain, fascism, communism, train, gang, tavern, violence, russian, horse, partisan ...
Place: istanbul turkey, soviet union, macedonia, black sea
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The Fall of Italy (1981)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The setting is the islands off the Dalmatian coast of Yugoslavia, during WW II. The islands are controlled by occupying Italian forces, and a resistence movement of Communists is dedicated to sabotaging and ending the occupation. When a wealthy ...
Style: epic
Plot: world war two, fascism, brother, dance, collaborator, tragic event, tragic hero, resistance, working class, blood, spy, sex ...
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, italy
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53%
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, controversy, decapitation, fascist, heir, nazi, anvil, cruelty, revenge, holocaust, communist ...
Time: 1940s
Place: croatia, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
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52%
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Deserter (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: During the Yugoslav break-up, Federal Army officer is fed up with war and takes some leave in Belgrade. However, it turns out that he is less haunted by war horrors than with some sentimental skeletons in the closet. He meets his former comrade and ...
Plot: biological father, dead woman, military officer, love, death, buddy, drink, lie, adultery, pregnancy, liar, court martial ...
Time: year 1981
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, croatia, serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, communist, escape, betrayal, village, cave, colonel, tank, winter, night, message, machine gun ...
Time: year 1941, year 1944
Place: former yugoslavia, serbia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, murder, battle, escape, struggle, death, partisan, tank, prisoner, girl, prison, river ...
Time: year 1943
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, montenegro
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Fliers of the Open Skies (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Poetic parable of children in war and their sacrifice.
Plot: pigeon, tavern, exhaustion, school, explosion, gun, song, reprisal, child, fear, army, friend ...
Place: croatia, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
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