Movies like The Partisans

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The Partisans (1963)
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The Partisans (1963)
Original name: Sissit
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Lieutenant Takala meets his fellow partisans of 20th division many year after the war. With flashbacks we see the events of summer 1944.
Plot: world war two, mental breakdown, religion, friendship, partisan, female nudity, sex scene, male female relationship, debauchery, alcohol, male nudity, post war, officer, hallucination, war hero, war veteran, sauna, morality, russian soldier, post traumatic stress, guerilla warfare, priest, military officer, battlefield, pessimism ...
Time: 60s, 1940s, 1960s
Place: ussr, soviet union, finland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about world war two, soldier, russian soldier, war, military, friendship and female nudity mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like The Partisans: The Interrogation (2009), Abandoned Houses, Empty Homes (2000), The Unknown Soldier (1985), Silence (2011), Unknown Soldier (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Interrogation (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Nuori nainen on saanut kutsun saapua poliisin kuultavaksi. Hän pelkää joutuvansa ansaan. Hän on täydellistä suomenkieltä puhuva Neuvosto-desantti, joka on varomattomuuttaan jättänyt vakoiluradionsa pesulaan säilytettäväksi.
Plot: spy, interrogation, espionage, police interrogation, military officer, socialism, frustration, convict, storyteller, soviet spy, russian spy, socialist ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, year 1942, year 1944
Place: ussr, finland, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Abandoned Houses, Empty Homes (2000)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A war movie that takes place in Finnish Karelia in 1944.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: refugee, male female relationship, family relations, deserter, world war two, baby, evacuation, soldier, bombing, military hospital, fear, wounded soldier ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
The Unknown Soldier (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 199 min.
Story: Second silver screen adaption of the Finnish war book by Väinö Linna. The story is based on Linna's experiences as an infantry man in the Finnish army during the so called "Continuation War" (1941-1944).
Style: realistic, rough, exciting, captivating, serious ...
Plot: world war two, war, battles, destiny, battle zone, escapades, soldier, military, danger, heroes, state affairs, infantrymen ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 70s
Place: finland, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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 409
Silence (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A drama between people under unconventional circumstances. In the Second World War Finland was the only nation who brought casualties killed-in-action back to be buried at home. These actions were carried out by men and women working in assembly ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: wartime life, military, life is a bitch, heroes, war, idealism, heroism, world war two, death of son, soldier, suicide attempt, brawl ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Unknown Soldier (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland, Belgium, Iceland
Duration: 132 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: thought provoking, captivating, realistic, sincere, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infantry, world war two, husband wife relationship, friend, friendship, military, soldier, firing squad, insubordination, military officer, adaptation, violence ...
Time: 1940s
Place: finland, ussr, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Under the North Star II (2010)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Akseli Koskela returns from prison and tries to learn living again. He's not allowed to take part in politics anymore, but he sees a lot of injustice around him. He raises a family with his wife Elina while another war is around the corner...
Style: suspense, family saga, touching, psychological, epic ...
Plot: world war two, family relations, soldier, communism, countryside, village life, male female relationship, village, communist, working class, hate, family history ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 1930s, 1940s, 1920s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 8.3
 7K
The Ascent (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two Soviet partisans leave their starving band to get supplies from a nearby farm. The Germans have reached the farm first, so the pair must go on a journey deep into occupied territory, a voyage that will also take them deep into their souls.
Style: stylized, emotional, bleak, captivating, serious ...
Plot: world war two, cold weather, village, betrayal, partisan, life is a bitch, heroes, war, danger, confined, dishonesty, graphic violence ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: ussr, soviet union, russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.2
 842
The Boys (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When Continuation War started in Summer 1941, German soldiers arrived to Oulu. With their charm they conquered women and town boys. Finnish boys communicated with them on many levels: had trades, worked as interpreters, rotated business, spied on ...
Plot: world war two, children in wartime, childhood, tunnel, patriotism, skiing, nazi officer, teacher, explosion, prayer, nazi soldier, friendship between men ...
Time: 1940s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Winter War (1989)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 199 min.
Story: Russia attacked Finland in late November 1939. This film tells the story of a Finnish platoon of reservists from the municipality of Kauhava in the province of Pohjanmaa/Ostrobothnia who leave their homes and go to war. The film focuses on the ...
Style: epic, realistic, bleak, tense, emotional ...
Plot: world war two, war, military, resistance, politics, political unrest, battle zone, family relations, communism, heroes, state affairs, soldier ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1939
Place: finland, europe, russia, ussr, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: memory, funeral, teenage girl, stalinism, small town, poetry, politics, betrayal, nazi, hanging, totalitarian state, world war two ...
Time: pre world war two, 1940s, year 1940
Place: russia, soviet union, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 4K
King Rat (1965)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: When Singapore surrendered to the Japanese in 1942 the Allied POWs, mostly British but including a few Americans, were incarcerated in Changi prison. This was a POW detention center like no other. There were no walls or barbed-wire fences for the ...
Style: bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: world war two, pow, prison life, survival, prison, friendship, war, confined, military, escapades, danger, breeding ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: singapore, asia, japan, poland, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 4K
Ambush (1999)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 123 min.
Story: It is the summer of 1941 and the Finnish army has been mobilized along the border with Russia. A platoon led by Lt. Eero Perkola is waiting for orders to go on the offensive. The platoon receives orders for a recon mission through the wilderness ...
Style: realistic, sincere, disturbing, serious, rough ...
Plot: world war two, war, military life, battles, military, danger, behind enemy lines, losing-it hero, heroes, soldier, school, death of father ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 90s, 40s, 1930s
Place: russia, eastern europe, germany, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 606
My Way Home (1965)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the final days of World War II, a young Hungarian is making his way home, through countryside full of the debris of war, when he is captures and imprisoned by Russians. Left in the custody of a young Russian soldier, the two youths form a ...
Plot: world war two, young soldier, wounded soldier, friendship, train, villa, shooting, female nudity, loss of friend, statue, student, male nudity ...
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.9
 159
The Heroes (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 208 min.
Story: Based on a true story, The Heroes follows one of the most extraordinary and heroic exploits of World War II. After months of rigorous training in the north of Australia, a team of 14 men, most barely out of their teens, set sail from Cairns on ...
Plot: male objectification, male nudity, shared shower, canoe, group shower, butt naked, male in shower, world war two, shower, heroism, australian, behind enemy lines ...
Time: year 1943, 1940s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: propaganda, suicide, deserter, wounded soldier, retreat, torture, sniper, bare ass, nazi germany, world war two, male nudity, field hospital ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
 786
Promise (2005)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The film tells about members of Finnish women's Lotta Service during the Second World War through the eyes of three young women.
Plot: world war two, surveillance, air raid, veterinarian, loss of friend, loss of sister, bombing, letter, wounded animal
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Earth Is a Sinful Song (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An earthy, naturalistically erotic and blood-soaked tale of young Martta's ill-fated affair with Oula, a womanizing reindeer herdsman in the Finnish Lapland of the late 1940s. When the 19-year-old girl turns up pregnant, her alcoholic father is ...
Plot: lapland, exploring sexuality, reindeer, snow, female full frontal nudity, death, pubic hair, female nudity, shampoo, fall in love, family relations, religious sect ...
Time: 1940s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
No Man is an Island (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The true story of George Tweed, an American sailor who became the only serviceman on the island of Guam to avoid capture by the Japanese during the early years of World War II.
Plot: behind enemy lines, scorpion, priest, u.s. navy, world war two
Place: pacific ocean, pearl harbor, japan, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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They Fought for Their Country (1975)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In July 1942, in the Second World War, the rearguard of the Russian army protects the bridgehead of the Don River against the German army while the retreating Russian troops cross the bridge. While they move back to the Russian territory through the ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, sentimental, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: red army, russian soldier, world war two, heroic, heroism, life & death, camaraderie, war, soldier, eastern front, patriotism, soviet soldier ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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, wehrmacht, soldier, german, anti war, eastern front, military hospital, military, hate, battles, chaos, lieutenant ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1943
Place: russia, france, siberia, germany, crimea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
1944: The Final Defence (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Soviet army breaks through the Finnish defences on the Karelian Isthmus in June 1944, advancing with overwhelming force. Somehow, the Finnish troops must find the strength to fight back, with all odds against them. The Battle of Tali-Ihantala ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, battles, against the odds, heroes, wartime life, military, rivalry, war, infantrymen, battlefield, attack ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: finland, europe, russia, soviet union, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 443
The Hot Snow (1972)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In November, 1942, near the Volga, Stanlingrad is under siege of Commander Friederich Paulus and his 330,000 men. The Russian high command unleashes an operation to protect the Mishkova River to avoid that about four hundred tanks join Paulus' ...
Plot: eastern front, artillery, cold weather, military officer, battlefield, nurse, soldier, red army, nazi soldier, trench, tank, female soldier ...
Time: year 1942
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, partisan, world war two, mountain, civil war, communism, machine gun, murder, priest, blood, tragic event, drowning ...
Place: bosnia herzegovina, former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Ring with a Crowned Eagle (1992)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland, France, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Polish Resistance fighter who survived the Nazi years cannot accept the new Communist power.
Plot: vodka, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, escape, tragic event, ring, intrigue, rape, bar, controversy, betrayal, patriot, hospital ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
 729
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: realistic, serious, suspense, captivating
Plot: russian soldier, world war two, holocaust, battles, military, love affair, military life, friendship, wartime life, soldier, basic training, beach ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Longest Hundred Miles (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: During the Japanese invasion of the Philippines, an assorted group of refugees, including an American soldier, an Army nurse, a priest and a group of local children, try to make their getaway aboard a rattletrap, creaky bus.
Plot: war hero, grenade, american soldier, guerilla warfare, church, japanese soldier, asian, soldier, children, rescue, driving, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: the philippines, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 107
Cat and Mouse (1967)
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: world war two, friendship, friend, german soldier, nazi, soldier, classmate, exile, frustration, pubic hair, male nudity, inferiority complex ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Liberation of Skopje (2016)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Croatia, Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Eight-year-old Zoran is the hero of this story set in Skopje during the German occupation of the city in World War II. Through his eyes, we experience all the cruelty, poverty and suffering of wartime. A love affair between his Macedonian mother and ...
Style: psychological, rough, tense, suspense, thought provoking
Plot: liberation, arrest, partisan, assassination, nazi occupation, prisoner, traitor, boy, german officer, german occupation, beating, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, year 1944
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, balkan, macedonia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.0
 1K
The Victors (1963)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Intercutting dramatic vignettes with newsreel footage, the story follows the characters from an infantry squad as they make their way from Sicily to Germany during the end of World War II.
Style: tragic ending, epic
Plot: world war two, post war germany, army, infantry, american in europe, american abroad, military uniform, u.s. military, german woman, soldier, tragedy, execution ...
Time: 1940s
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 556
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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, male bonding, male friendship, soldier, military, friendship, society, deadly, fascism, friendship between men, violence, great patriotic war ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%