Movies like Admiral 2008

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Admiral (2008)
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Admiral (2008)
Original name: Адмиралъ
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 124 min.
Story: This is a story of a great love facing the greatest drama of the history of Russia. Admiral Kolchak is a true war hero and beloved husband and father. One day he meets Anna, the love of his life and the wife of his best friend. The revolution in his heart faces the revolution in his own country His destiny is to become the Supreme Rules of Russia.
Style: realistic, serious, dramatic, based on true events, tragic ending, touching, suspense
Plot: political unrest, destiny, military, state affairs, politics, against the odds, russian revolution, russian history, russian civil war, civil war, red army, love affair, warship, admiral, revolution, best friends, heroes, battles, navy, wartime life, war, ocean or sea, heroic mission, military life, culture clash ...
Time: 1910s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia

Most similar movies to Admiral

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, epic and captivating films with plots about war, military, political unrest, state affairs, battles, soldier and heroes mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Admiral: The Dawns Here Are Quiet (1972), Fortress of War (2010), Ike: Countdown to D-Day (2004), MacArthur (1977), The Red and the White (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Dawns Here Are Quiet (1972)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Based on the eponymous book by Boris Vasilyev, the film is set in Karelia (North-West of Russia, near Finland) in 1941 during WWII. In a beautiful and quiet wilderness far from the front-line there is an anti-aircraft artillery point, where corporal ...
Style: tragic ending, based on true events, disturbing, scenic, realistic ...
Plot: soldier, military, heroic mission, military life, battles, wartime life, world war two, soviet army, great patriotic war, war, friendship, survival ...
Time: year 1942
Place: russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Fortress of War (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Belarus, Russia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A war drama set during the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, in which Russian troops held on to a border stronghold for nine days. The film shows the heroic defense of Brest Fortress, which has taken upon the first stroke of German ...
Style: serious, epic, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: battles, military, infantrymen, invasion, german, nazism, soldier, squad, military life, heroes, superior officer, wartime life ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ike: Countdown to D-Day (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This is the story of the senior-level preparations for the D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944 from the time of Dwight D. Eisenhower's appointment as the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe, to the establishment of the beachhead in Normandy. The film ...
Style: rough, realistic, captivating, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: d day, military, politics, idealism, against the odds, battles, leadership, political unrest, basic training, human spirit, heroes, military life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.6
 4K
MacArthur (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The film portrays MacArthur's (Gregory Peck) life from 1942, before the Battle of Bataan, to 1952, the time after he had been removed from his Korean War command by President Truman (Ed Flanders) for insubordination, and is recounted in ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: military, soldier, war, island, politics, battles, introspection, anti war, leadership, military life, heroes, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 40s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: japan, korea, battleship, new york, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Red and the White (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary, Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1919, Hungarian Communists aid the Bolsheviks' defeat of Czarists, the Whites. Near the Volga, a monastery and a field hospital are held by one side then the other.
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, bleak, thought provoking ...
Plot: monastery, battles, wartime life, battle zone, against humanity, war, chaos and mayhem, confined, state affairs, rebellion, political unrest, heroes ...
Time: 1910s
Place: russia, hungary, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.4
 19K
Reds (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States.
Style: epic, sentimental, realistic, atmospheric, clever ...
Plot: politics, russian revolution, revolution, journalism, lovers reunited, rehearsal, love triangle, deportation, playwright, romance, idealism, state affairs ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20th century, 20s, year 1917
Place: russia, new york, usa, middle east, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
With Fire and Sword (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 175 min.
Story: In the mid-17th century, Poland was the largest, most democratic, and most tolerant country in Europe. However, a tragic civil war brought about the gradual decline of the once glorious republic...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, epic
Plot: polish, rebellion, military, battle, political unrest, heroes, love affair, culture clash, battles, politics, chaos and mayhem, blind ambition ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: poland, ukraine, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, serious ...
Plot: war, military, politics, military life, battle zone, heroic mission, state affairs, siblings relations, family relations, soldier, danger, resistance ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 1940s, year 1939
Place: finland, europe, russia, soviet union, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 183 min.
Story: Biography of the last Russian Monarch, Tsar Nicholas II and his Tsarina, Alexandra.Czar Nicholas II, the inept monarch of Russia, insensitive to the needs of his people, is overthrown and exiled to Siberia with his family.
Style: epic, suspenseful, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: russian revolution, rebellion, tragic hero, family problems, empress, dishonesty, political unrest, couples, royal family, politics, murder, rise and fall ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: russia, siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.9
 4K
Cromwell (1970)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Disgusted with the policies of King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell plans to take his family to the New World. But on the eve of their departure, Cromwell is drawn into the tangled web of religion and politics that will result in the English Civil War.
Style: epic, realistic, captivating, sincere, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, politics, military, revolution, parliament, king, tyranny, royal family, intrigue, rise and fall, rebelliousness, society ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 80s, 18th century
Place: england, ireland, europe, america, scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: In the summer of 1941, the United States and Japan seem on the brink of war after constant embargos and failed diplomacy come to no end. "Tora! Tora! Tora!", named after the code words use by the lead Japanese pilot to indicate they had ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, epic, factual ...
Plot: military, military life, navy, war, political unrest, state affairs, imperial japan, danger, battles, anti war, against the odds, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1941
Place: japan, hawaii, battleship, pearl harbor, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.2
 756
Fort Saganne (1984)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France
Duration: 180 min.
Story: In 1911, a willful and determined man from peasant stock named Charles Saganne enlists in the military and is assigned to the Sahara Desert under the aristocratic Colonel Dubreuilh.
Style: epic, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: tragic love, political unrest, heroes, leadership, military life, military, adventurer, battles, war, army investigation, wartime life, love and romance ...
Time: 1910s
Place: europe, france, africa, algeria, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.1
 18K
9th Company (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Finland, Russia, Ukraine
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The picture opens in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, in late 1988, when military trainees Petrovsky, Ryaba, Chugun, Stas, Pinochet, Lyutev and Vorobyev are whipped into shape at a training camp by the brutal, sadistic commander, Warrant Officer Dygalo - prior ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, dramatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, battles, officers and cadets, wartime life, basic training, military life, friendship, boot camp, war, death, dead soldier ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: afghanistan, soviet union, russia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.1
 14K
Katyn (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 122 min.
Story: An examination of the Soviet slaughter of thousands of Polish officers and citizens in the Katyn forest in 1940.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, disturbing, tragic ending ...
Plot: massacre, war crime, nazism, russian, german, war, survival, against humanity, political unrest, pow, polish, captivity ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1940
Place: poland, russia, europe, germany, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A chronicle of events that led to the British involvement in the Crimean War against Russia and which led to the siege of Sevastopol and the fierce Battle of Balaclava on October 25, 1854 which climaxed with the heroic, but near-disastrous calvary ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, exciting, harsh ...
Plot: anti war, politics, queen victoria, discipline, british soldier, british empire, british army, british history, russian soldier, honor, equestrian, massacre ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1850s, 1960s
Place: istanbul turkey, england, russia, europe, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.2
 2K
The Crossing (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A made-for-TV dramatization of George Washington's perilous gamble of crossing the Delaware River and attacking the British forces at Trenton.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, tense, exciting
Plot: soldier, military, heroes, military life, gambling, battles, rebellion, danger, escapades, war, heroic mission, state affairs ...
Place: delaware, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Freedomfighters (1996)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Spain, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 125 min.
Story: At the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, the nun Maria is forced to flee her convent. She takes refuge in a brothel, until it is liberated by a woman's anarchist group. Maria joins the group and eventually goes to the front. The women's ...
Style: emotional, serious, epic, realistic
Plot: military, war, feminism, revolution, rebellion, clergy, fascism, idealism, politics, prostitute, rebelliousness, society ...
Time: 30s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Tears of April (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Finland, Germany, Greece
Duration: 110 min.
Story: There is civil war in Finland. Between whites vs reds. A woman soldier of reds is captured by the whites. She is ordered to be executed.
Style: epic, bleak, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: idealism, island, genocide, destiny, courtroom drama, anti war, social differences, society, tragic love, politics, wartime life, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1918
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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1612: Chronicles of the Dark Time (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 144 min.
Story: The czar of Russia has died and a power vacuum has developed. This period in the late 16th and early 17th century has been called "The Time of Troubles." There are many impostors who claim to the right to rule, but there's only one ...
Style: captivating, tense, epic, serious
Plot: war, military, soldier, heroes, royal family, political unrest, obsessive quest, battles, politics, conquering, state affairs, wartime life ...
Time: 17th century
Place: poland, russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
To Kill a King (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A recounting of the relationship between General Fairfax and Oliver Cromwell, as they try to cope with the consequences of deposing King Charles I.
Style: captivating, talky, clever, serious, realistic ...
Plot: rebelliousness, betrayal, rivalry, intrigue, revolution, dishonesty, political unrest, state affairs, society, torture, civil war, battlefield ...
Time: 17th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.6
 2K
Colonel Redl (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Yugoslavia, Hungary, Austria, West Germany
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Set during the fading glory of the Austro-Hungarian empire, the film tells of the rise and fall of Alfred Redl, an ambitious young officer who proceeds up the ladder to become head of the Secret Police only to become ensnared in political deception.
Style: biting, realistic, clever, serious, witty ...
Plot: espionage, soldier, military, treason, military officer, gays and lesbians, politics, betrayal, rise and fall, battles, dishonesty, political unrest ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: austria, europe, czech republic, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.3
 649
Checkpoint (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group Russian soldiers is send to an outpost to guard the area. They pass the day patroulling the area, while being shot at from the forest. They never know if the civillions are hostile or friendly to them.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: soldier, civil war, sniper, heroes, military life, survival, village life, wartime life, death in the family, anti war, village, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany, russia, chechnya
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Founding of a Republic (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: China
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The Founding of a Republic is a Chinese historical film commissioned by China's film regulator and made by the state-owned China Film Group (CFG) to mark the 60th anniversary of the People's Republic of China. The film retells the tale of ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: politics, war, battles, rebellion, revolution, contests and competitions, state affairs, society, ambition, rivalry, military, media ...
Place: china, taiwan, shanghai, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Sand Pebbles (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 182 min.
Story: Engineer Jake Holman arrives aboard the gunboat U.S.S. San Pablo, assigned to patrol a tributary of the Yangtze in the middle of exploited and revolution-torn 1926 China. His iconoclasm and cynical nature soon clash with the "rice-bowl" ...
Style: epic, tense, realistic, emotional, serious ...
Plot: friendship, navy, battle, chinese, missionary, u.s. navy, ship, politics, redemption, war, civil war, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: china, asia, shanghai china, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.3
 7K
Waterloo (1970)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, Soviet Union
Duration: 134 min.
Story: After defeating France and imprisoning Napoleon on Elba, ending two decades of war, Europe is shocked to find Napoleon has escaped and has caused the French Army to defect from the King back to him. The best of the British generals, the Duke of ...
Style: epic, realistic, exciting, stylized, serious ...
Plot: destiny, napoleon, tragic hero, betrayal, politics, military life, political unrest, rivalry, soldier, military, danger, battles ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1810s
Place: belgium, france, europe, new zealand, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Iron & Blood: The Legend of Taras Bulba (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia, Ukraine, Poland
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the 16th century, this is a story about Ukraine's Cossack warriors and their campaign to defend their lands from the advancing Polish armies.
Style: epic, exciting, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Plot: battles, rebelliousness, leadership, heroes, cossack, political unrest, parent child relationship, state affairs, father son relationship, parents and children, battle, family relations ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ukraine, poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 11K
The Red Baron (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Richthofen goes off to war like thousands of other men. As fighter pilots, they become cult heroes for the soldiers on the battlefields. Marked by sportsmanlike conduct, technical exactitude and knightly propriety, they have their own code of ...
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, touching, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: military, romance, rise to the top, fall in love, heroes, military life, love affair, tragic love, unfulfillment, soldier, brother brother relationship, world war one ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s
Place: germany, europe, france, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Passchendaele (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Sergeant Michael Dunne fights in the 10th Battalion, AKA The "Fighting Tenth" with the 1st Canadian Division and participated in all major Canadian battles of the war, and set the record for highest number of individual bravery awards for ...
Style: emotional, serious, rough, epic, realistic
Plot: military, soldier, nurse, battle, recruitment, veteran, platoon, dedication, heroes, military life, battles, hospital ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: canada, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Testament of Youth (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Denmark
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Testament of Youth is a powerful story of love, war and remembrance, based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain, which has become the classic testimony of that war from a woman’s point of view. A searing journey from youthful hopes and ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating, based on memoir, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: war, life is a bitch, wartime life, love affair, love and romance, nurse, poetry, compassion, nursing, aspiring writer, war injury, army ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1918, 18th century, 19th century
Place: oxford university, england, london, europe, flanders ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Slave of Love (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Olga Voznesenskaya is a silent screen star whose pictures are so popular that underground revolutionaries risk capture to see them. She's in southern Russia filming a tear-jerker as the Bolsheviks get closer to Moscow. Although married, she ...
Style: realistic, talky, serious, pre war
Plot: revolution, filmmaking, chaos and mayhem, wartime life, artists and showbiz, state affairs, war, romance, rebelliousness, showbiz, lovers reunited, love and romance ...
Time: 1910s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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