Movies like Arrive Before Daybreak

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Arrive Before Daybreak (1978)
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Arrive Before Daybreak (1978)
Original name: Stići pre svitanja
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: prison, world war two, nazi, partisan, death, torture, excavation, singing, fear, rain, shooting, prisoner, brawl, pride, blood, escape, exhaustion, execution, digging
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia

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Most similar movies to Arrive Before Daybreak

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out epic, dark, light and silent film films with plots about world war two, nazi, partisan, fear, death, murder and execution mostly in War, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Arrive Before Daybreak: The Battle of Sutjeska (1973), The Escape (1987), Escapes (1968), Persecution (1982), Low Tide (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, gun, climbing, bombing, river, priest, army, hunger, old woman, rain ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, bosnia herzegovina, bosnia
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The Escape (1987)
Genre: War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The tragic story of a group of prisoners, ordinary people, were detained in the camp at Lager in Naise at the beginning of WWII, after that mighty torture and abuse by the Germans, will try escape from the camp. A few succeeded.
Plot: concentration camp, torture, ss, escape, son, fear, nazi, death of father, partisan, doctor, execution, night ...
Time: year 1941
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, serbia
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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, hunger, escape, prisoner, girl, prison, rain, cold, traitor, fight, excavation ...
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
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61%
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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, gypsy, bleeding, massacre, escape, machine gun, german, murder, world war two, evil, death, execution ...
Time: year 1941
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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 ⇓
58%
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: world war two, partisan, mountain, execution, battle, trapped, flame, hand grenade, capture, nazi, blood, fight ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: bosnia herzegovina, former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
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55%
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Red Blow (1974)
Genre: War, Action
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At the beginning of the war the Germans come to the mine Trepca in Kosovo and occupy it. Communist Party and the workers do not agree with that and under constant repression, beginning small diversions, which will be transferred in the conquest and ...
Plot: escape, murder, communist, mine, nazi, explosion, german, sabotage, world war two, resistance, train, painter ...
Place: kosovo, former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
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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
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52%
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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, manhunt, partisan, gunfight, explosion, flag, fear, rape, snow, cold, italian soldier, murder ...
Place: former yugoslavia, serbia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Stars Are the Eyes of Warriors (1972)
Genre: War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a warrior dies, a star is born, a company of us die when born to a group of stars. Small children are fascinated by ancient legends and stories of old people, people replace their signature ready to be shot and put yourself in front of the ...
Style: epic
Plot: chaos, mother, fight, mountain, german, death of son, peasant, gypsy, eyes, child, massacre, revenge ...
Time: year 1941
Place: former yugoslavia, serbia, yugoslavia
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49%
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: ring, girl, blood, partisan, nazi, death, hill, train, murder, bomb, execution, machine gun ...
Time: year 1941
Place: yugoslavia, serbia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, world war two, murder, escape, nazi, army, stadium, shooting, german, explosion, death, jeep ...
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
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43%
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A Bloody Tale (1969)
Genre: War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Memory of the victims of the Kragujevac massacre is described through the events that are related to a group of boys, shoe shiners. At that time, thousands of workers refused to work for the invaders, and the whole city was exposed to harsh ...
Style: epic
Plot: world war two, massacre, execution, train, high school, colonel, child, death, mass murder, chaos, battle, student ...
Time: year 1941
Place: serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, airfield, army, air raid, train, world war two, cave, nazi, machine gun, commando, hangar, airplane ...
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, communist, night, execution, father, thirst, soldier, loss of wife, pain, resistance ...
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42%
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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: commander, shooting, army, self sacrifice, train, fight, machine gun, false accusation, nazi, cemetery, swamp, mountain ...
Place: yugoslavia, serbia, former yugoslavia
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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, brothel, world war two, army, doctor, sex, girl, shooting, father son relationship, river, jeep, deception ...
Place: kosovo, serbia
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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: bridge, partisan, world war two, mountain, engineer, exploding bridge, bell, murder, occupation, traitor, hand grenade, throat slitting ...
Time: 1940s
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
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41%
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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, river, blood, boy, fear, execution, falling in love, nazi, escape, bare breasts, church ...
Time: year 1944
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Case Belgrade (1968)
Genre: Thriller, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In Autumn of 1943 American plane carrying Soviet colonel is shot down near Nazi-occupied Belgrade. Germans capture the colonel and begin interrogations, because he knows everything about forecoming Allied summit in Tehran. Group of Yugoslav ...
Plot: world war two, gestapo, train, injection, shooting, nazi, girl, machine gun, murder, attack, brothel, train explosion ...
Place: belgrade
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41%
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: dark, epic
Plot: world war two, mountain, winter, sled, death of son, death of wife, male nudity, doctor, amputation, wound, death, pain ...
Time: year 1942
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41%
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, execution, tragic event, nazi, fear, girl, mission, digging a grave, commander, mountain ...
Place: yugoslavia, bosnia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, hospital, nurse, fear, girl, mission, nazi, battle, bunker, partisan ...
Time: post world war two
⇓ 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, fear, german, gypsy, death, execution, nazi, river, prayer, murder
Time: year 1941
Place: yugoslavia, serbia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, darkness, victory, forest, commander, communist, wound, bridge, fight, german, tragic event, fire ...
Place: former yugoslavia, bosnia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, blood, enemy, hell, army, ss, village, fight, death, massacre ...
Time: year 1943
Place: serbia, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Looking Into the Eyes of the Sun (1966)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Four partisans in the mountains and suffering from typhus are slowly destroyed.
Style: light, epic
Plot: partisan, typhus, cow, nazi, mountain, world war two, snow, blizzard
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, church, girl, fascism, torture, husband wife relationship, photograph, fascist, army, hill, hanging, machine gun ...
Time: year 1942, year 1944
Place: former yugoslavia, macedonia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 ⇓
35%