Movies like Ataka

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Ataka (1986)
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Ataka (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Young lieutenant arrives to tank regiment stationed in the Central Asia. He uses unusual for Soviet Army methods to train his soldiers. It predictably leads to tensions with superiors and subordinates. However later it pays back during live exercises.
Plot: soviet army, camel, military life, military officer, tank, military uniform

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and suspense films with plots about soldier, military, soviet army, military uniform, uniform, military life and family relations mostly in Drama, War and Comedy genres. Some movies like Ataka: Encore, Once More Encore! (1992), 100 Days Before the Command (1991), Do It - One! (1990), Apple Garden (1985), The Legend of Suram Fortress (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Encore, Once More Encore! (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A drama set at the end of the Forties and the beginning of the Fifties. In a distant garrison town, life proceeds at a measured past. The officers drink and debauch, while the soldiers serve. Meanwhile accidentally unleashed human emotions are ...
Plot: stalinism, soviet army, military officer, military uniform
Time: 1940s, post world war two
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100%
100 Days Before the Command (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Soviet Union
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Visually astonishing, erotically charged and emotionally jarring. '100 Days Before the Command' is Hussein Erkenov's courageous and stinging indictment of communism. Five young Red Army recruits struggle for survival against the ...
Plot: military, soviet army, gay, eroticism, uniform, homoeroticism, military uniform, homosexual subtext, surrealism, underwater, male nudity, female nudity ...
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56%
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Do It - One! (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Rookie Alexey Gavrilov gets to a part where there is bullying.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, rough, talky, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: army, soviet army, brutality, violence, vengeance, conflict, brawl, fight scenes, deception, heroes, social relations, military uniform ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: ussr
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49%
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Apple Garden (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An aged man falls in love with a woman refugee from Western Armenia. When his beloved dies because of his daughters, in a fury he destroys his only treasure - apple garden.
Plot: old man, garden, father daughter relationship, apple
Place: armenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Legend of Suram Fortress (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A film version of a well-known Georgian folk-tale. A young boy has to be immured into the walls of a fortress in order to stop it from crumbling to pieces.
Style: gloomy, stylized, serious, fable, folk tale
Plot: fortress, legends and myths, heroic mission, danger, escapades, heroes, save the day, rivalry, gay, folk hero, ancient mystery, sheep ...
Time: middle ages
Place: georgia (former ussr), europe, georgia, caucasus
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Women (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The film is divided into two segments, both set in Europe during WWII.
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Voices (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A story about real life early 20th century British composer and music critic Philip Arnold Heseltine.
Plot: classical music
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Guard (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Young soldiers of the Soviet Internal Troops are brutally bullied during their time of Dedovshchina(hazing). The plot unfolds mostly on board of a prisoner transport rail car guarded by a unit of paramilitary conscripts.
Plot: soldier, train ride, prisoner transport, firearm, youth, sauna, uniform, kill, train travel, train, soviet army, security guard ...
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31%
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Fortress on Wheels (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A story about an armored train number 56 and his actions during WWII.
Plot: tank, exploitation, nazi soldier, military uniform, red army, russian soldier, world war two, train, captain, commander, russian, soldier ...
Place: soviet union, ussr, ukraine, kiev ukraine
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31%
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Ivin A. (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Soldiers of internal troops Ivin A. standing on duty at night, could not shoot escapes bandit and murderer Prince Mishka. The explanatory he wrote that he refused to continue to dispose of another's life.
Plot: soviet army, skinny dipping, prisoner transport, army, river, dream, prison, masturbation, male nudity, beach, swimming, flashback ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Face to Die For (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A scarred, unattractive young woman is conned into helping with a robbery of her employer. As a result, she is sent to prison, gets plastic surgery, and returns to seek revenge on those who wronged her.
Style: slasher
Plot: plastic surgery, prison, revenge
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Sure Hand of God (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Adaptation of the Erkine Caldwell novel
Plot: nosy neighbor, dead husband, widow, church
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Going Home (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Indonesia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Johan Ten Berghe joins the Dutch army when the Dutch East Indies unilaterally declare independence as Indonesia. He initiates his naive driver Twan in life in the East, having grown up there as son of colonial official Hendrik, now missing. Their ...
Style: non-linear, serious, realistic, captivating, touching ...
Plot: military, rebellion, society, war, rivalry, soldier, best friends, culture clash, military life, friends, revolution, bathing ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 40s, 20th century
Place: asia, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Woman Who Loved Elvis (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Drama - It's 1982, and Midwestern housewife Joyce Jackson (Roseanne) is obsessed with Elvis Presley; she's even used the King of Rock and Roll's inspiration to turn her house into a wacky shrine. Convinced Presley's still alive, ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: eccentric family, obsession, rock, social relations, family relations, artists and showbiz, social misfits, obsessed fan, elvis, elvis presley
Time: 80s, year 1982
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Jadviga's Pillow (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The film is the filmed version of Pál Závada's novel of the same title, which was first published in 1997 and soon became a bestseller. The story takes place during World War I and afterwards in a small town in south-eastern Hungary. It tells ...
Plot: female director, adultery, pubic hair, world war one, based on a novel
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
All the Winters That Have Been (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dane Corvin (Chamberlain) returns to Raven Island where 20 years before he and Helen Raven (Allen) had fallen in love. She vowed never to see him again because he had arrested her brother, who he had been investigating. Dane is now determined to win ...
Plot: campfire, in laws, father son relationship, male friendship, fatherhood, fire, male bonding, friendship between men
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Sergeant (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: THE SERGEANT is the story of the dark inner struggle of Master Sergeant Albert Callan to overcome the overwhelming attraction he feels for one of his charges. In the staid and stifling environment of a post-World War II army post in France, ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, sexual, disturbing
Plot: world war two, friendship, alcohol abuse, military, soldier, officers and cadets, showbiz, power relations, solitude, rescue, gays and lesbians, gender ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 40s, year 1952, post world war two ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Alive and the Dead (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 201 min.
Story: A Russian war correspondent is drafted into the war and finds himself in the middle of battle. When he loses his party card, however, he is treated as a deserter until he finds help from a kind man. This Soviet war feature was considerably outspoken ...
Style: epic
Plot: great patriotic war, russian soldier, cold weather, uniform, tank, bombing, frontline, red army, soldier, world war two, war correspondent, soviet army ...
Time: year 1941
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Hayabusa: The Long Voyage Home (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 136 min.
Story: In May 2003, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (or JAXA) launched an unmanned spacecraft of their own development to retrieve samples from an asteroid. Seven long years later, Hayabusa achieved its goal and was the first of any kind of craft ...
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, landing, asteroid, japanese history
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Passover Plot (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dramatization of the controversial best-seller that posits an alternate version of the birth of Christianity. In this version, Jesus planned for His crucifixion by taking a drug that would simulate death. After His unconscious body was placed in the ...
Plot: jesus christ, crucifix, easter, jesus, execution, torture
Time: 1st century
Place: jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Infiltration (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A tragical-comedy film story that follows a young non-combatant platoon with defective fitness. Set in "Bahad 4" in the 50's, the movie focuses mainly on two characters: Alon (Oz Zehavi), who believes he was accidentally sent to Bahad ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: military base, military life, boot camp, basic training, military, power relations, society, immigrants, social differences, humiliation, soldier, hapless soldier ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Glimpse of Hell (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Navy officer tries to set the record straight after the Navy blames a 1989 explosion aboard the USS Iowa on a homosexual affair between two sailors.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: military, battleship, society, u.s. navy, military life, investigation, fighting the system, ship, dishonesty, army investigation, crimes, state affairs ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Great Santini (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: As he approaches manhood, Ben Meechum struggles to win the approval of his demanding alpha male father, an aggressively competitive, but frustrated marine pilot.
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: military base, family relations, strict father, military, racism, prom, basketball, high school, father son relationship, marine, bittersweet, couples ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: california, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Still Looking for Morphine (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Ricky rides her motorcycle among real and imagined dangers, to arrive unscathed, but unalterably changed, at the end of summer. The unrelenting wind of the season disrupts a landscape of inaction, theft and drug use. The end of innocence has already ...
Plot: room, police officer, sea, female full frontal nudity, junkie, theft, police officer killed, motorcycle
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Calendar Girl, Cop, Killer? The Bambi Bembenek Story (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Story of attractive cop Laurencia Bembenek, who, in 1982, was sentenced to prison for killing her husband's ex-wife in Milwaukee, WI.
Style: factual
Plot: female killer, police, female police officer, policewoman, model, murder
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Sentimental Education (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, France, UK
Story: The story revolves around the lives of a group of international fashion models, focusing on the main character, Fabrice. The film examines the hollowness of his glamorous lifestyle, leading to self discovery and ultimately a personal catharsis (and ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: male female relationship, fashion industry, death, male model, model, fashion model, self discovery
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Thursday's Child (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sam Alden is the 17-year-old high school star player in baseball who seems to have it all. However, his family notices that he is often bothered with fits of coughing. Worried, his parents decide to take him to the hospital, where they are shocked ...
Plot: family relations, doctor, heart transplant, illness, heart disease, father son relationship, teenager, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
How to Be Loved (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An actress travels from Warsaw to Paris and during the trip reflects on the last few years of her life. It goes back to the German occupation and her hiding of a fellow actor who has supposedly killed a collaborator. He is weak and a bit cowardly, ...
Plot: suicide, cognac, airport, cigarette smoking, flashback, murder suspect, tank, theater, airplane
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Without Warning: The James Brady Story (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In 1981, during the assassination attempt on then President Ronald Reagan, White House Press Secretary James Brady was shot and left paralyzed.
Plot: assassination, handicap, obstacle
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Double Standard (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The true story of a judge who lives a double life, and stays married to two women for more than 15 years. While one knows nothing of the other, his second wife doesn't care that he is married already as long as he comes home to her as well. ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, captivating, sexual
Plot: couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, unfulfillment, love and romance, dishonesty, life is a bitch, couples, injustice, father, bigamy, bigamist ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%