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Batallions Ask for Fire (1985)
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Batallions Ask for Fire (1985)
Original name: Батальоны просят огня
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 285 min.
TV show
Story: A story of a several days of intense fighting on the Eastern Front during one of the Soviet offensives in WWII.
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: red army, world war two, war, military, battles, battle, life & death, heroic mission, betrayal, patriotism, great patriotic war, heroism, red herring, courage, retreat, military uniform
Time: 1940s, year 1942

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about world war two, military, battles, war, soldier, danger and heroes mostly in War, Drama and History genres. Some movies like Batallions Ask for Fire: They Fought for Their Country (1975), The Fight for Moscow (1985), Seventeen Moments of Spring (1973), The Hot Snow (1972), Father of a Soldier (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
They Fought for Their Country (1975)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In July 1942, in the Second World War, the rearguard of the Russian army protects the bridgehead of the Don River against the German army while the retreating Russian troops cross the bridge. While they move back to the Russian territory through the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, sentimental, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: red army, world war two, russian soldier, heroic, heroism, camaraderie, life & death, war, soldier, eastern front, patriotism, great patriotic war ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Fight for Moscow (1985)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Vietnam
Duration: 358 min.
TV show
Story: A historic movie telling the story about a battle of Moscow during WWII.
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, rough, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, nazi, josef stalin, military, heroism, battles, battle, life & death, heroes, bravery, human spirit, reconnaissance ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941
Place: russia, soviet union, berlin germany, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Seventeen Moments of Spring (1973)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 69 min.
TV show
Story: The series is based on a true story of a Russian spy Colonel Isaev (Stirlitz) in Fascist Germany during 17 days in very end of WWII. Stirlitz has worked his way to the very top of the Fascist hierarchy without being caught. However, his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, nazi, spy, nazi germany, espionage, danger, war, undercover agent, dishonesty, undercover, state affairs, intrigue ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: germany, europe, britain, switzerland, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, general, soldier, nurse, battlefield, military officer, red army, trench, artillery, nazi soldier, army general, battle ...
Time: year 1942
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, fatherhood, dead son, wound, world war two, red army, frontline, generation ...
Time: 1940s
Place: russia, caucasus, georgia (former ussr), berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: bleak, suspenseful, suspense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female soldier, world war two, aviation, women, wartime, battles, aviator, fight, great patriotic war, heroism, deadly, friendship ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Dawns Here Are Quiet (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: It is late spring of 1942, and the Great Patriotic War is in full swing. A long way off from the front-line, at some God-forgotten junction, the Germans make an air landing operation in an attempt to get through to the Kirov railway and the White ...
Style: dramatic, compassionate, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: female soldier, heroism, world war two, soldier, death by gunshot, german soldier, war, female friendship, heroic mission, friendship, german, battles ...
Place: soviet union, siberia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Piece of Cake (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 312 min.
TV show
Story: The lives and loves of the men of RAF Hornet Squadron who are transferred to France at the outbreak of World Wat II in September 1939. For the most part the men are competent fliers but there is little action in the first several months. The men ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting
Plot: world war two, aerial combats, battles, danger, war, military, friends, soldier, heroes, against the odds, wartime life, battle zone ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, male bonding, male friendship, military, soldier, friendship, fascism, deadly, society, friendship between men, violence, great patriotic war ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Torpedo Bombers (1983)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1944 a Soviet marine air force unit stationed near Murmansk is fighting off the German bombers attacking the British navy convoys supplying the Soviet Union with war materials under the lend-lease agreement.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, contemplative
Plot: world war two, war, military, heroes, danger, aerial combats, battles, ocean or sea, wartime life, military life, ocean, soviet army ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Leningrad (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When in 1941 Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union, their troops quickly besieged Leningrad. Foreign journalists are evacuated but one of them, Kate Davies, is presumed dead and misses the plane. Alone in the city she is helped by Nina Tsvetnova a ...
Style: rough, bleak, realistic, serious, gloomy
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Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: based on true events, disturbing, epic, tragic ending, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, great patriotic war, war, military, soviet army, soviet, heroic mission, military life, wartime life, battles, friendship ...
Time: year 1942
Place: russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: thought provoking, disturbing, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1943
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Das Boot (2018)
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Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 184
Dirty Heroes (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Ivan's Childhood (1962)
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Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Band of Brothers (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 594 min.
TV show
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Place: germany, europe, france, netherlands, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Saints and Soldiers: Airborne Creed (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of American GIs work their way through war-torn France during the final days of the Second World War.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, disturbing, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, soldier, battles, military, danger, heroes, friendship, family relations, american soldier, u.s. army, pow, courage ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Stalingrad (1993)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 134 min.
Story: "Stalingrad" follows the progress of a German Platoon through the brutal fighting of the Battle of Stalingrad. After having half their number wiped out and after being placed under the command of a sadistic Captain, the Lieutenant of the ...
Style: epic, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: world war two, war, military, soldier, nazism, german, survival, starvation, holocaust, russian, military life, battles ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942, year 1943
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Call Fire for Ourselves (1963)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 317 min.
TV show
Story: In the Soviet village occupied by the Germans, a resistance group occurs, led by a modest girl Anna Morozova. For each victory (important, albeit small on a scale of the war) they have to pay a heavy price.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.
Style: realistic, captivating, rough, bleak, epic ...
Plot: military, army, war, world war two, battles, sniper, courage, heroic mission, warrior, rescue, d day, bravery ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: normandy, france, europe, poland, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Ambush (1999)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 123 min.
Story: It is the summer of 1941 and the Finnish army has been mobilized along the border with Russia. A platoon led by Lt. Eero Perkola is waiting for orders to go on the offensive. The platoon receives orders for a recon mission through the wilderness ...
Style: realistic, sincere, disturbing, serious, rough ...
Plot: world war two, war, battles, military life, military, danger, soldier, losing-it hero, heroes, behind enemy lines, death of father, school ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 90s, 40s, 1930s
Place: russia, eastern europe, germany, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
 409
Silence (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A drama between people under unconventional circumstances. In the Second World War Finland was the only nation who brought casualties killed-in-action back to be buried at home. These actions were carried out by men and women working in assembly ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: military, wartime life, life is a bitch, heroes, war, idealism, heroism, world war two, death of son, soldier, male nudity, frontier ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Fortunes of War (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 407 min.
TV show
Story: Fortunes of War is a 1987 BBC television adaptation of Olivia Manning's cycle of novels Fortunes of War. It stars Kenneth Branagh as Guy Pringle, lecturer in English Literature in Bucharest during the early part of the Second World War, and ...
Style: clever, gloomy, emotional, captivating, tense ...
Plot: world war two, infidelity, spy, resistance, activist, betrayal, life is a bitch, war, state affairs, gays and lesbians, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: europe, middle east, greece, romania, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 3K
Colditz (2005)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 185 min.
TV show
Story: Three prisoners, Jack Rose, Tom Willis and Nick McGrade, embark on an heroic plan to escape from a World War Two POW camp. As Rose And Willis are recaptured by the Germans, McGrade manages to traverse their clutches and travels to London to inform ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, exciting, tense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Black Sheep Squadron (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The dramatized World War II adventures of US Major Gregory "Pappy" Boyington and his Marine Attack Squadron 214, AKA The Black Sheep Squadron.
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, sitcom
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, military, soldier, aviation, american soldier, danger, war, escapades, adventure, heroes, military life, military base ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
 37
1941 (2009)
Genre: War
Country: Russia, Ukraine
TV show
Story: June, 1941. A small Russian village at the border is living its everyday life - people work, love, squabble, make plans for the future. The war changes all plans, tears families apart, the first victims fall... Some Russian straggling soldiers who ...
Style: suspense, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, survival, women, adaptation, life & death, unlikely friendships, guerilla warfare, violence, danger, fight, strong female character, rivalry ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1941
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%