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Afghan Breakdown (1991)
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Afghan Breakdown (1991)
Original name: Афганский излом
Genre: War
Country: Soviet Union, Italy
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A drama about the last days of a specific Russian regiment stationed in Afghanistan, before the main troop withdrawal in 1985.
Plot: war in afghanistan, mistress, soviet army, cold war, adultery, murder, socialism, jihad, firearm, guerilla warfare, kill, military officer, dead soldier, hillside, uniform, military uniform
Time: 80s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out epic, bleak, realistic and captivating films with plots about world war two, death, soldier, partisan, murder, battles and army mostly in War, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Afghan Breakdown: At War as at War (1969), A Captain's Honor (1982), Check Passed: No Mines (1965), The Alive and the Dead (1964), The Hot Snow (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
At War as at War (1969)
Genre: 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: realistic, disturbing, captivating, thought provoking
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soviet army, world war two, military, soldier, heroism, heroes, battles, friendship, transformation, leadership, adaptation, violence ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1943
Place: russia
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A Captain's Honor (1982)
Genre: War
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: captivating, bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: courtroom, wartime life, false accusation, military life, couple relations, state affairs, righting the wronged, fighting the system, deadly, rebellion, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, 60s, year 1957
Place: algeria, france, brittany
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Check Passed: No Mines (1965)
Genre: War
Country: Yugoslavia, Soviet Union
Duration: 88 min.
Story: October 20, 1944, Belgrade was liberated by Red Army and Tito's partisans. But the capital of Yugoslavia is still fraught with danger - retreating aggressor mined the city . A special partisan squad goes into underground maze of tunnels to find ...
Plot: world war two, red army, landmine, partisan, army, soldier, danger, uniform, minefield
Time: year 1944
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In Flight are the Night Witches (1981)
Genre: War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Film will be based on the female flying unit that fought in the Battle of Moscow. They were dubbed "Night Witches" by the frightened German soldiers because of the deadly stealth of their light planes.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, suspense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female soldier, world war two, aviation, women, aviator, fight, wartime, battles, great patriotic war, heroism, deadly, danger ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, cold weather, russian soldier, uniform, war correspondent, soviet army, military uniform, frontline, red army, soldier, world war two, tank ...
Time: year 1941
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Hot Snow (1972)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In November, 1942, near the Volga, Stanlingrad is under siege of Commander Friederich Paulus and his 330,000 men. The Russian high command unleashes an operation to protect the Mishkova River to avoid that about four hundred tanks join Paulus' ...
Plot: eastern front, female soldier, tank, cold weather, military officer, battlefield, red army, trench, artillery, nazi soldier, russian soldier, german soldier ...
Time: year 1942
Place: russia
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53%
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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, death of father, nazi, fear, son, escape, ss, torture, partisan, doctor, execution, night ...
Time: year 1941
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The 317th Platoon (1965)
Genre: War
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In Vietnam, 1954, a French platoon isolated behind enemy lines tries to come back. It is led by the inexperienced, idealistic sous-lieutenant Torrens, and by adjutant Willsdorf, a WWII veteran of the Werhmacht.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, rough, bleak ...
Plot: jungle, military, soldier, solitude, chaos, battles, survival, escapades, heroes, danger, war, state affairs ...
Time: 1950s, year 1954, 50s
Place: indochina, vietnam, cambodia, laos, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, evil, murder, night, ss, death, fear, machine gun, escape, gypsy, massacre, nazi ...
Time: year 1941
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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o.k. (1970)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A four man US fireteam on patrol seizes a passing young Vietnamnese girl and continue to torture, rape and kill her. Only one soldier refuses to take part in it and reports this incident to his superior, who dismisses it as simple wartime incident. ...
Plot: rape, military, murder, uniform, war crime, brutality, pacifism, death, army, controversy, soldier, child murder ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: bomb, murder, train, hill, ring, girl, execution, machine gun, innocence, crying, tragic event, reprisal ...
Time: year 1941
Place: yugoslavia, serbia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Spring on the Oder (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A war drama set in Germany at the end od WWII.
Plot: great patriotic war, russian abroad, red army, uniform, russian soldier, soviet army, world war two
Time: year 1945
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: massacre, world war two, chaos, tragic event, escape attempt, execution, attack, child, partisan, murder, camp, train ...
Time: year 1941
Place: serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, italian soldier, world war two, chaos, traitor, snow, explosion, flag, murder ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Front in the Rear of the Enemy (1982)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 161 min.
Story: A final episode in the trilogy about the Russian partisan's resistance during WWII. The film is set in 1944, when Russian partisans are making progress in their fighting against the Nazi occupation of Russia, Poland and Czechoslovakia. Lt. ...
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The Places Here Are Quiet (1967)
Genre: War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Based on the novel of the same name by Grigory Svirsky. 1942 year. The Great Patriotic War. The navigator Bratnov was shot down during the war, was captured, fled, returned to his people, was demoted and sent to serve in the construction battalion. ...
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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Soviet Union
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Style: captivating, tense, uplifting, breathtaking, thought provoking ...
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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 ⇓
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Stalingrad (1990)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union, East Germany, USA, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 196 min.
Story: The WWII pivotal battle of Stalingrad is shown through the eyes of the soldiers and officers on both sides of the war.
Plot: battles, world war two, battle, death, uniform, dead soldier, ruins
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Macedonian Part of Hell (1971)
Genre: War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 104 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Enemy Lines (2020)
Genre: War
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the frozen, war torn landscape of occupied Poland during World War II, a crack team of allied commandos are sent on a deadly mission behind enemy lines to extract a rocket scientist from the hands of the Nazis.
Style: suspense, intense, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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The Roses of the Desert (2006)
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Style: thought provoking, semi serious, realistic, humorous
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47%
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.
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Genre: War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 101 min.
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Genre: War
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