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Summer of '44 - The Lost Generation (2017)
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Summer of '44 - The Lost Generation (2017)
Original name: Die Freibadclique
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Summer 1944, Schwäbisch Hall. Contrary to the war propaganda and the decreed heroism, the 16-year-old boys dream of Swing music, sex and freedom - and of Lore, the air force helper from the air base, who attracts all eyes in her red swimsuit. At the same time, uncle, Knuffke, Bubu, tongue kiss and Hosenmacher suspect that they will not escape the horror of the front. "Stay tuned," Lore calls after them. But tongue kiss gets it first and also pants maker will not survive the war.
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, tense, touching, rough, captivating
Plot: friendship, nazi germany, teenager, boy, father son relationship, coming of age, public humiliation, youth, friends, love and romance, fall in love, german soldier, danger, love, war, world war two, death, soldier, love triangle, society, group of friends, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, escapades, deadly, summer ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, tense, realistic and serious films with plots about world war two, soldier, danger, friendship, war, wartime life and military mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Summer of '44 - The Lost Generation: Warsaw 44 (2014), The Turncoat (2020), Father of a Soldier (1964), Soldier Boy (2019), Bulgarian Rhapsody (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Warsaw 44 (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A beautiful story about youth, love, friendship and the pursuit of adventure during the bloody and brutal reality of the Warsaw Uprising.
Style: realistic, captivating, romantic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, nazism, nazi germany, death, love and romance, friendship, relationships, young love, love affair, love story, friends ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s, 20th century
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The Turncoat (2020)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Directed by Academy Award-winner Florian Gallenberger from Sigefried Lenz's international bestseller, "Der Überläufer" is set in the summer of 1944. German soldier Walter Proska is about to return to the Eastern Front when his train ...
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, captivating ...
Plot: nazi germany, world war two, partisan, german soldier, pow, soldier, defector, beating, jail, male objectification, brother brother relationship, loyalty ...
Time: year 1945, year 1944, year 1956, 1940s
Place: berlin germany, hamburg germany
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Father of a Soldier (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: During World War II, оld Georgian peasant wine-grower Georgy (Sergo Zakariadze) leaves his Georgian village and goes off to the front line, hoping to find his son. George should see and transfer a lot of things, he becomes a soldier and only in ...
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, touching, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: great patriotic war, father son relationship, military, death of son, soldier, dead son, fatherhood, wound, world war two, red army, eastern front, frontline ...
Time: 1940s
Place: russia, caucasus, berlin germany, georgia (former ussr)
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Soldier Boy (2019)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Belarus, Russia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The film is based on real events. This is a story about exciting events that occurred in the life of the smallest soldier - the hero of the Great Patriotic War, six-year-old Sergei Aleshkov. He lost all his relatives and got into the army. With a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, disturbing
Plot: great patriotic war, world war two, society, violence, life is a bitch, friendship, wartime life, military, soldier, heroes, fascism, deadly ...
Time: 1940s
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Bulgarian Rhapsody (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria, Israel
Duration: 108 min.
Story: the story of two adolescents, Moni and Zhozho, who meet 17-year-old Zheni in 1943 and with whom both fell in love. The events that follow unfold while Bulgaria has to decide on the deportation of 11 343 Jewish citizens in Macedonia and Thrace.
Style: suspenseful, touching, captivating, emotional, serious ...
Plot: on the run, wartime life, fall in love, teenage love, friendship, society, teenage life, youth, anti semitism, love and romance, world war two, holocaust ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: bulgaria
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72%
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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, rough, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, male bonding, male friendship, soldier, military, friendship, society, deadly, violence, friendship between men, fascism, great patriotic war ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
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Face 2 Face (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Over a series of video chats, a teenage outcast reaches out to his childhood friend, but finds that behind the veneer of popularity and a seemingly perfect life, she hides a disturbing secret.
Style: tense, touching, light, sincere, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: bullying, lgbt, childhood friend, coming of age, friendship, love, love and romance, youth, teenage life, romance, couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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The Zookeeper (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark, UK, Czech Republic, Netherlands
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jonah Ludovic (Sam Neill) is a custodian at a small municipal zoo. After a night of heavy shelling Ludovic arrives at his job to find the staff abandoning the zoo. He joins a skeleton crew that includes an elderly guard and a veterinarian (Om ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, rough, tense ...
Plot: war, fighting the system, tragic hero, wartime life, survival, society, rebellion, political unrest, life is a bitch, danger, state affairs, politics ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sarajevo, eastern europe, bosnia herzegovina
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61%
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Klim Voroshilov-2 Tank (1990)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Tank Klim Voroshilov 2
Style: exciting, touching, disturbing, sincere, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: great patriotic war, tank, death, world war two, danger, military life, eastern front, wartime life, german soldier, battlefield, wartime, nazi soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
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Fires on the Plain (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In the final days of World War II, occupying Japanese forces in the Philippines face resistance from the local population and the American offensive. The dwindling Japanese soldiers attempt to survive through the horrors of war.
Style: psychological, tense, realistic, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: survival, war, danger, military life, confined, isolation, escapades, japanese soldier, rivalry, world war two, graphic violence, military ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: the philippines
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52%
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April 9th (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the early morning of April 9th 1940 the Danish army is alerted. The Germans have crossed the border; Denmark is at war against Europe's strongest army. In Southern Jutland Danish bicycle- and motorcycle companies are ordered out, to against ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: war, world war two, nazi occupation, soldier, against the odds, battles, danger, military, surprise attack, friendship, rivalry, military life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1940
Place: denmark, europe
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52%
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Dresden (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 176 min.
Story: At a Dresden hospital in 1945, nurse Anna Mauth (Felicitas Woll) cares for badly injured British pilot Robert Newman (John Light), whom Anna believes to be a German deserter. As Allied forces close in, Anna grows close to Robert despite her ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating, tense, realistic
Plot: bombing, behind enemy lines, military, wartime life, moral dilemma, survival, love affair, romance, danger, fall in love, military life, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: germany, europe
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51%
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Chicken (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: RICHARD, 15 with learning difficulties, longs to put down roots but his restless and destructive brother, POLLY, needs to keep moving. When the land they live on is bought by a new landowner, and the electricity supply to their caravan is cut, their ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, captivating, psychological, sentimental ...
Plot: teenage boy, first love, brother brother relationship, farm, coming of age, caravan, teenager, learning disability, couples, friendship, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
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The Chosen Ones (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Sofia, 14 years old, is in love with Ulises. Because of him, in spite of him, she is forced into a prostitution network in Mexico. To set her free, Ulises will have to find another girl to replace her. Adapted from Jorge Volpi’s novel, set in the ...
Style: contemplative, captivating, suspenseful, psychological, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: teenage prostitution, prostitution, teenage girl, following someone, emotional blackmail, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother brother relationship, family relations, teenager, friendship, escapades ...
Time: 21st century
Place: tijuana mexico
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Simon & the Oaks (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Norway
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Epic story about two families and their friendship and common destiny in Sweden's Gothenburg in the 1940s and 1950s. Told from the perspective of young Simon Larsson, who learns that he's an adopted child who has a Jewish father from ...
Style: realistic, tense, psychological, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: coming of age, world war two, family relations, friendship, wartime life, society, culture clash, working class, youth, best friend, life is a bitch, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, 50s, post world war two
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The Book Thief (2013)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 131 min.
Story: While subjected to the horrors of WWII Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refuge is being sheltered by her adoptive parents.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, holocaust, jewish, human spirit, childhood, nazi germany, against humanity, war, life is a bitch, nazi, adoption, youth ...
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Inbetween Worlds (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
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Style: realistic, serious, psychological, tense, captivating ...
Plot: translator, soldier, war, wartime life, culture clash, danger, gain trust, battle zone, friendship, military, village, threat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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43%
The Conquest Of Siberia (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story is set at the times of Peter the Great’s reforms. At those times when an emerging empire was wreaking havoc on provincial medievalism. The times were the melting pot of everything – of beliefs and of nations. The history of Russian ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
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The Liberation of Skopje (2016)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Croatia, Finland
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: rough, thought provoking, psychological, tense, suspense
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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, suspenseful, rough ...
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Sword of Honour (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 208 min.
Story: Guy Crouchback joins the war effort during World War 2, an idealistic quest to join the forces of good in the fight against evil. But his efforts is not rewarded, he never has any chance to join any real fighting, circumstances always prevent it. ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: military, love triangle, fighting the system, soldier, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, military life, betrayal, love and romance, world war two, basic training, war ...
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Allies (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: August 1944 two months after D-Day, the Allies are advancing across France. A team of British and American commandos are dropped behind enemy lines on a secret mission to ambush a German Officer and steal maps charting the location of the enemy ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, suspense
Plot: military, world war two, ambush, soldier, secret mission, danger, battles, survival, friendship, american soldier, occupied france, rifle ...
Time: year 1944, 20th century, 1940s
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Cloudy Sunday (2015)
Genre: Drama, Music, War
Country: Greece
Duration: 116 min.
Story: During World War II in Greece, under the submission of Germans, one Christian, Giorgos, falls in love with a Jewish, Estrea, something completely forbidden. Can they and their families overcome all the obstacles, along with racial discriminations ...
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Genre: Drama, War
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Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: concentration camp, world war two, holocaust, anti semitism, life is a bitch, undercover, hidden identity, uncover truth, forbidden love, survival, wartime life, moral dilemma ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1944
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The Edelweiss Pirates (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Netherlands
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Story: Im Kölner Stadtteil Ehrenfeld lebt eine Gruppe von Arbeiterkindern kurz vor Ende des Zweiten Weltkriegs ihren ganz eigenen Alltag. Die selbsternannten „Edelweißpiraten“ träumen von einer gerechten Welt und sehnen sich nach der unbeschwerten ...
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Duration: 90 min.
Story: This harrowing tale of survival centers on Rose, a Masurian woman, whose German soldier husband was killed in the war, leaving her alone on their farm. A single woman had no defense against Russian soldiers who raped as a form of revenge, nor ...
Style: realistic, rough, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: soldier, countryside, sexual abuse, wartime life, life is a bitch, danger, military, ex military, farm, occupation, survival, rapist ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, post world war two, year 1945
Place: poland
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39%
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The Bridge (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A group of German boys is ordered to protect a small bridge in their home village during the waning months of the second world war. Truckloads of defeated, cynical Wehrmacht soldiers flee the approaching American troops, but the boys, full of ...
Style: rough, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, military, german soldier, war, soldier, heroic mission, left to die, young heroes, danger, combat casualty, american soldier, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1945
Place: germany
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Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 134 min.
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Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, epic ...
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Only the Brave (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A searing portrait of war and prejudice, 'Only the Brave' takes you on a haunting journey into the hearts and minds of the forgotten heroes of WWII - the Japanese-American 100th/442nd.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
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38%
 6.3
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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
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Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: germany
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