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, tank, military officer, camel, military life, military uniform

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and disturbing films with plots about soldier, soviet army, military, military uniform, military life, uniform 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), Ivin A. (1990), Do It - One! (1990), Apple Garden (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: soviet army, stalinism, military officer, military uniform
Time: 1940s, post world war two
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100%
100 Days Before the Command (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: 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: coming of age, soviet army, military, gay, male nudity, military service, bullying, teenage boy, very little dialogue, surrealism, homosexual subtext, gay erotica ...
Place: ussr
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51%
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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: male nudity, army, river, skinny dipping, flashback, swimming, beach, masturbation, prison, dream, soldier, military ...
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50%
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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, harsh, realistic, talky, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: army, soviet army, brutality, conflict, violence, vengeance, social relations, fight scenes, heroes, deception, brawl, bullying ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: family relations, garden, father daughter relationship, old man, apple
Place: armenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: surreal, art house, serious, stylized, gloomy ...
Plot: fortress, legends and myths, surrealism, folk, save the day, rivalry, escapades, heroes, heroic mission, transformation, legend, children ...
Time: middle ages
Place: ussr, georgia (former ussr), georgia, europe, 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.
Plot: wartime life
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: red army, enemy, great patriotic war, soviet army, nazi soldier, russian soldier, exploitation, german, soldier, russian, tank, commander ...
Place: ussr, kiev ukraine, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: male nudity, gay erotica, soldier, sauna, youth, brutality, train, murder, escape, train travel, soviet army, security guard ...
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31%
The Sure Hand of God (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Adaptation of the Erkine Caldwell novel
Plot: widow, church, nosy neighbor, dead husband
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, revenge, prison
⇓ 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, captivating, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: loyalty, friends, revolution, soldier, society, rivalry, war, rebellion, military, best friends, military life, culture clash ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1940s
Place: asia, indonesia
⇓ 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: father son relationship, in laws, fire, fatherhood, friendship between men, campfire
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28%
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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: realistic, serious, sexual, disturbing, sexy ...
Plot: gay, military training, sergeant, army life, repressed homosexual, homosexual, drug addiction, lgbt, lgbtq, alcohol abuse, friendship, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, year 1952, year 1944, 50s, post world war two
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
At War as at War (1969)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Story: To the young lieutenant Maleshkin the war is a minor obstacle, if compared to his personal battle to command his subordinates, while conducting an armored vehicle at the same time he's trying to impress his superior Soviet officers who put him ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, captivating, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soviet army, world war two, tank, great patriotic war, red army, military, soldier, heroism, heroes, battles, transformation, friendship ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943
Place: russia
⇓ 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, bleak, serious, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: military life, military base, power relations, basic training, boot camp, military, social differences, society, immigrants, humiliation, jewish, lgbt ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: serious, realistic
Plot: artists and showbiz, social misfits, family relations, social relations, eccentric family, rock, obsession, delusion, shrine, music fan, scheme, rock and roll ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, world war two, cold weather, russian soldier, war correspondent, soldier, tank, bombing, red army, frontline, soviet army, uniform ...
Time: year 1941
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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: u.s. navy, battleship, military, society, military life, fighting the system, investigation, ship, political conspiracy, army investigation, dishonesty, state affairs ...
Time: 80s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, witty, unusual plot structure, affectionate ...
Plot: military, strict father, family relations, military base, bittersweet, vietnam war, dysfunctional family, abusive father, abusive husband, father son relationship, basketball, high school ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: california, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, asteroid, spacecraft, japanese history, space probe, landing
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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, junkie, sea, police officer, theft, police officer killed, motorcycle, female full frontal nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: teenager, family relations, heart disease, illness, heart transplant, father son relationship, doctor, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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War and Peace: Part II (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the end of 1809, Natasha attends her first ball. Andrei falls in love with her and intends to marry her, but her father demands they wait. The prince travels abroad, and Natasha desperately longs for him. But she then meets Anatol Kuragin and ...
Plot: napoleonic wars, engagement, soldier, aristocrat, war, ball
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
War and Peace: Part IV (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As Moscow is set ablaze by the retreating Russians, the Rostovs flee their estate, taking wounded soldiers with them, and unbeknownst to them, also Andrei. Pierre, dressed as a peasant, tries to assassinate Napoleon but is taken prisoner. As the ...
Plot: war
Time: 19th century
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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: death, fashion industry, cathartic, male female relationship, fashion model, model, male model, self discovery
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23%
Juvenile Delinquents -- New World Order (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Broken teens trying to claim something their parents failed to provide - A Future and Purpose.
Style: dark
Plot: vigilante, teenager, gang, justice, abuse, revenge, vengeance, blood
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23%
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Sun Seekers (1958)
Genre: Drama
Country: East Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A socialist story of "atoms for peace" and compulsory labor in an East German uranium mine under Soviet control.
Style: light
Plot: uranium, soviet army, mine, drunkenness, russian, ex nazi, labor leader, soviet soldier, communist party, forced labor, unwanted pregnancy, prostitution ...
Time: 1940s, year 1949
Place: east germany, berlin germany
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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, captivating, realistic, serious, sexual
Plot: couples, injustice, love and romance, dishonesty, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, bigamy, bigamist, family relations ...
Time: 80s
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22%
The City and the Dogs (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Peru
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Four angry cadets have formed an inner circle in an attempt to beat the system and ward off the boredom and stifling confinement of the military academy, set off a chain of events that starts with a theft and leads to murder.
Style: thought provoking, tense, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: army, snitch, military, investigation, murder, isolation, power relations, boarding school, kids in trouble, juvenile delinquency, coming of age, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: peru, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
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