Movies like Cat and Mouse 1967

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Cat and Mouse (1967)
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Cat and Mouse (1967)
Original name: Katz und Maus
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany, Poland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A film adaptation of the book by the same name written by Günter Grass. Pilenz, the narrator, revisits places of his childhood, going through his memories regarding his relationship to Mahlke, an old "friend" of his.
Plot: thief, world war two, nazi, friendship, german, military, suicide, soldier, third reich, theft, exile, classmate, german soldier, memory, heroism, teenage boy, satire, war hero, german army, high school, frustration, inferiority complex, friend, symbolism, archive footage ...
Place: germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, bleak and suspenseful films with plots about world war two, soldier, german soldier, battles, military, nazi and war mostly in Drama, War and Romance genres. Some movies like Cat and Mouse: Tomorrow Was the War (1987), Klim Voroshilov-2 Tank (1990), The Tin Drum (1979), Breakthrough (1979), See You in the Next War (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Tomorrow Was the War (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A drama a life in a small Russian provincial town in 1940 - one year before Germany invaded the Soviet Union. Two school girls for the first time in their lives discover truth about Stalin repressions against innocent people. Based on a novel by ...
Plot: betrayal, small town, friendship, stalinism, heroism, arrest, politics, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, repression, hanging, tragic event ...
Time: pre world war two, 1940s, year 1940
Place: russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Klim Voroshilov-2 Tank (1990)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Tank Klim Voroshilov 2
Style: touching, disturbing, exciting, rough, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tank, world war two, death, danger, wartime life, military life, great patriotic war, nazi, german soldier, nazi soldier, eastern front, wartime ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.5
 22K
The Tin Drum (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany, France, Poland, Yugoslavia
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Oskar is born in Germany in 1924 with an advanced intellect. Repulsed by the hypocrisy of adults and the irresponsibility of society, he refuses to grow older after his third birthday.
Style: surreal, realistic, serious, clever, epic ...
Plot: fascism, world war two, circus, war, life is a bitch, political unrest, wartime life, dishonesty, against humanity, coming of age, grownups, toys ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 40s ...
Place: germany, europe, poland, central europe, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.1
 1K
Breakthrough (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Starting in late May 1944, during the German retreat on the Eastern Front, Captain Stransky (Helmut Griem) orders Sergeant Steiner (Richard Burton) to blow up a railway tunnel to prevent Russian forces from using it. Steiner's platoon fails in ...
Plot: hitler, world war two, eastern front, dead soldier, assassination, troops, enemy, wounded soldier, soldier, military, german soldier, death ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1944
Place: normandy, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
All Quiet on the Western Front (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: At the start of World War I, Paul Baumer is a young German patriot, eager to fight. Indoctrinated with propaganda at school, he and his friends eagerly sign up for the army soon after graduation. But when the horrors of war soon become too much to ...
Style: sincere, disturbing, bleak, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: soldier, world war one, battles, anti war, school, hospital, military, war, life is a bitch, heroes, leadership, atrocity ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: germany, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Long Day's Dying (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three British soldiers and their German captive trek through the European countryside.
Style: realistic, serious, cult film
Plot: soldier, world war two, military, prison, military life, survival, anti war, captivity, basic training, gory, battles, escapades ...
Time: 1940s
Place: europe, germany, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.3
 469
Road to Berlin (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A story about two young men during the last days of WWII.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, male bonding, male friendship, military, soldier, friendship, fascism, violence, deadly, society, friendship between men, great patriotic war ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Unknown Soldier (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland, Belgium, Iceland
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The film follows Finnish army machine gun company in Continuation War against Soviet Union, 1941–1944. Based on Väinö Linna's best selling novel Tuntematon Sotilas (The Unknown Soldier) and the novel's uncensored version, Sotaromaani ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, realistic, disturbing, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infantry, world war two, military, friend, friendship, husband wife relationship, soldier, firing squad, insubordination, military officer, violence, courage ...
Time: 1940s
Place: finland, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
El Alamein - The Line of Fire (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: War seen through the eyes of Serra, a university student from Palermo who volunteers in 1942 to fight in Africa. He is assigned to the Pavia Division on the southern line in Egypt. Rommel and the Axis forces are bogged down; it's October, the ...
Style: serious, bleak, sincere, captivating, realistic
Plot: world war two, soldier, battles, friendship, military, war, danger, military life, wartime life, behind enemy lines, battle, introspection ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1942
Place: middle east, egypt, africa, palermo italy, libya ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Honors of War (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This is August 1944. In France the times are uncertain and some places can be in turns liberated by the Allies and reclaimed by the Occupiers. The place is Nanteuil, a provincial town. The German troops present there are exhausted and leaderless and ...
Plot: american soldier, soldier, village, partisan, wehrmacht, liberation, french soldier, world war two, military, german soldier, uniform, u.s. army ...
Time: year 1944
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Hell Is for Heroes (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: World War II drama where the action centers around a single maneuver by a squad of GIs in retaliation against the force of the German Siegfried line. Reese joins a group of weary GIs unexpectedly ordered back into the line when on their way to a ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, battles, military, u.s. army, soldier, infantry, war, rebellion, heroic mission, military life, anti war, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: germany, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Lieutenant Natassa (1970)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The year is 1965. Natasa Arseni visits Dachau, the place where she was found by the Americans at the end of the World War II. She returns to Greece, and during the train ride she recalls those past events. Before the beginning of the Greek-Italian ...
Plot: german officer, train, world war two, grave, female protagonist, battles, only son, impostor, wrestler, squad, torture, loss of husband ...
Time: year 1940, 1940s, 40s, 70s
Place: athens, athens greece, hellas, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Fall of the Eagles (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: bomb, father daughter relationship, train, death of loved one, soldier, wounded soldier, explosion, female nudity, jewish, nazi, deathbed, german soldier ...
Time: 1940s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
A Bullet for Rommel (1969)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: During World War II, a tough officer organizes a commando raid into Germany.
Plot: commando, commando raid, shot to death, blood, commando mission, airplane, general, weapons, human, woman, pilot, explosion ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.5
 25K
Cross of Iron (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: It is 1943, and the German army, ravaged and demoralised, are hastily retreating from the Russian front. In the midst of all this madness, conflict brews between the aristocratic yet ultimately pusillanimous Captain Stransky and the courageous ...
Style: realistic, tense, bleak, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, soldier, german, anti war, hate, chaos, battles, military hospital, military, lieutenant, sergeant, eastern front ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1943
Place: russia, france, siberia, crimea, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.3
 705
4 Days in May (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Russia, Ukraine
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of Russian soldiers are sent into Northern Germany at the tail-end of WWII, where they occupy a children's home in close proximity to a larger German unit. Against these odds, a friendship forms between a German orphan and a childless ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspense
Plot: world war two, holocaust, battles, military life, love affair, military, friendship, wartime life, soldier, basic training, russian soldier, beach ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Just Beyond This Forest (1991)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Set in 1942, The Jewish wife she worked for before the war hires her to take her young daughter to the countryside until the war is over.
Plot: rescue, mother daughter relationship, friendship, forest, world war two, aryan, employer employee relationship, blue collar, train, risk, countryside, holocaust ...
Time: 1940s
Place: warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Dawns Here Are Quiet (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: It is late spring of 1942, and the Great Patriotic War is in full swing. A long way off from the front-line, at some God-forgotten junction, the Germans make an air landing operation in an attempt to get through to the Kirov railway and the White ...
Style: dramatic, serious, realistic, compassionate, suspenseful ...
Plot: female soldier, heroism, world war two, german soldier, human relationship, female friendship, wartime life, military life, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, life & death, courage ...
Place: soviet union, siberia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Taxi for Tobruk (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During World War II, French Commandos join forces with a German officer in order to survive the African desert.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: desert, friendship, world war two, danger, adventure, hostage, battles, confined, military, war, soldier, escapades ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1942
Place: libya, africa, north africa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
A Midnight Clear (1992)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Set in 1944 France, an American Intelligence Squad locates a German Platoon wishing to surrender rather than die in Germany's final war offensive. The two groups of men, isolated from the war at present, put aside their differences and spend ...
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, war, innocence lost, anti war, christmas, prank, buddies, surrender, battles, friends, disorder, soldier ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: germany, europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Silence of the Sea (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a small town in the West of France, during the German Occupation, a room is requisitioned by a Wehrmacht captain, Werner von Ebrennac. The house where he now stays is inhabited by young Jeanne, who makes a living by giving piano lessons, and by ...
Plot: german soldier, nazi, grandfather granddaughter relationship, world war two, french girl, french resistance, female protagonist, pianist, cousin, german occupation, cousin cousin relationship, orphan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, commando, war violence, battle, nazi, childhood, french soldier, soldier, rifle, german soldier, battles, commando mission ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: paris france, france, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 5K
1944 (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Estonia, Finland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The events of the war in 1944, from the Blue Hills to Sõrve Peninsula. Shown through the eyes of Estonian soldiers who had to pick sides and fight against fellow brothers. Choices have to be made, not only by the soldiers, but also by their loved ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, psychological
Plot: world war two, eastern front, german army, soldier, retreat, attack, battles, military, rivalry, friendship, courage, gunshot ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: estonia, europe, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Boat Is Full (1981)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Switzerland, West Germany, Austria
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During World War II, Switzerland severely limited refugees: "Our boat is full." A train from Germany halts briefly in an isolated corner of Switzerland. Six people jump off seeking asylum: four Jews, a French child, and a German soldier. ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, politics, world war two, train, refugee, survival, wartime life, anti war, village, genocide, escapades ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: switzerland, europe, germany, zurich switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.8
 3K
Murphy's War (1971)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Murphy is the sole survivor of his crew, that has been massacred by a German U-Boat in the closing days of World War II. He is rescued, and ends up at a forgotten mission station near the mouth of the Orinoco, and begins to plot his vengeance. He ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: world war two, submarine, soldier, irishman, crane, sole survivor, revenge, war, obsession, island, wartime life, survival ...
Time: year 1945, 1940s, 20th century
Place: ireland, germany, europe, south america, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.7
 21
Morenga (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Based on a novel of the same title by Uwe Timm and set in 1904 in South Africa, this is an uneven tale of war and intrigue between native South Africans, German colonialists, and British colonialists, a war no one really wins. Gottschalk (Jacques ...
Plot: arrogance, suppression, heat wave, rebellion, soldier, kill, german officer, brutality, colonialism, mass murder, german army, imperialism ...
Time: 1900s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.6
 731
War Requiem (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A film with no spoken dialogue, just follows the music and lyrics of Benjamin Britten's "War Requiem, which include WWI soldier poet Wilfred Owen's poems reflecting the war's horrors. It shows the story of an Englishman soldier ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, gloomy, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: war, anti war, world war one, battles, military, soldier, tragic love, wartime life, haunted by the past, homecoming, military life, archive footage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 122
David (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Although members of the Hitler Youth chant anti-Semitic paroles in front of his house during the Purim festival, Rabbi Singer is still profoundly convinced that Germany will stay a safe country for him, his family, and his fellow believers. But ...
Style: emotional, bleak, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: survival, holocaust, anti semitism, world war two, rabbi, family relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, wartime life, urban, confined, escapades ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 40s, 30s, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, black sea, vienna, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.6
 1K
Silent Night (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fact-based World War II story set on Christmas Eve, 1944, finds a German Mother and her son seeking refuge in a cabin on the war front. When she is invaded by three American soldiers and then three German soldiers, she successfully convinces the ...
Style: captivating, uplifting, serious, realistic, based on true events
Plot: military, friendship, anti war, single parent, danger, german soldier, mother son relationship, christmas eve, boy, against humanity, world war two, world war one ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: germany, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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