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The Fight for Moscow (1985)
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The Fight for Moscow (1985)
Original name: Bitva za Moskvu
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Vietnam
Duration: 358 min.
Story: A historic movie telling the story about a battle of Moscow during WWII.
Style: thought provoking, rough, suspenseful, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, nazi, military, battles, heroism, battle, life & death, heroes, bravery, reconnaissance, human spirit, great patriotic war, courage, hitler, intelligence, death sentence, cadet, red army, aggression, german officer, captain, protection, attack, typhoon, exploitation ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941
Place: soviet union, russia, moscow russia, berlin germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, rough, suspenseful and serious films and TV series with plots about world war two, military, soldier, battles, war, heroes and danger mostly in War, Drama and History genres. Some movies like The Fight for Moscow: Batallions Ask for Fire (1985), Seventeen Moments of Spring (1973), Leningrad (2009), They Fought for Their Country (1975), The Star (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Batallions Ask for Fire (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 285 min.
Story: A story of a several days of intense fighting on the Eastern Front during one of the Soviet offensives in WWII.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, rough, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: red army, world war two, war, military, battles, battle, heroic mission, life & death, betrayal, patriotism, great patriotic war, heroism ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Seventeen Moments of Spring (1973)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 69 min.
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, espionage, nazi germany, danger, war, undercover agent, dishonesty, undercover, state affairs, intrigue ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: germany, europe, russia, switzerland, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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: bleak, realistic, rough, serious, gloomy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, siege, military, battles, survival, life is a bitch, danger, wartime life, hunger, soldier, rationing, starvation ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: rough, suspense, tense, suspenseful, sentimental
Audience: boys' night
Plot: red army, world war two, russian soldier, heroic, heroism, life & death, camaraderie, patriotism, war, soldier, eastern front, uniform ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Star (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The film is based on the eponymous book by Emmanuil Kazakevich. In the summer of 1944 the Nazi Armies prepare a massive Tank Division named 'Viking" for the offensive on occupied Russian land. The Russian Army's special group of seven ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: military, soldier, d day, danger, fall in love, adventure, battles, war, world war two, battlefield, russian, escapades ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
1944: The Final Defence (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Soviet army breaks through the Finnish defences on the Karelian Isthmus in June 1944, advancing with overwhelming force. Somehow, the Finnish troops must find the strength to fight back, with all odds against them. The Battle of Tali-Ihantala ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, battles, against the odds, heroes, wartime life, rivalry, military, war, infantrymen, battlefield, attack ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: finland, europe, soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Band of Brothers (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 594 min.
Story: Drawn from interviews with survivors of Easy Company, as well as their journals and letters, Band of Brothers chronicles the experiences of these men from paratrooper training in Georgia through the end of the war. As an elite rifle company ...
Style: suspenseful, epic, serious, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, war, military life, military, sniper, battles, world war two, patriotism, friendship, gory, behind enemy lines, human spirit ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, france, netherlands, austria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Panfilov's Twenty Eight (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: USSR, Late November, 1941. Based on the account by reporter Vasiliy Koroteev that appeared in the Red Army's newspaper, Krasnaya Zvezda, shortly after the battle, this is the story of Panifilov's Twenty-Eight, a group of twenty-eight ...
Style: rough, suspense, touching, suspenseful
Plot: eastern front, bravery, world war two, red army, soviet army, infantry, propaganda, nazi soldier, nazi, tank, heroes, great patriotic war ...
Time: year 1941, 1940s
Place: germany, russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, heroic mission, military life, wartime life, battles, soviet, survival ...
Time: year 1942
Place: russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, serious, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, d day, against the odds, military, battles, human spirit, war, basic training, military life, leadership, soldier, idealism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: disturbing, realistic, thought provoking, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soviet army, world war two, military, soldier, heroism, friendship, battles, transformation, leadership, heroes, violence, adaptation ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1943
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Call Fire for Ourselves (1963)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 317 min.
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: bleak, thought provoking, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, espionage, occupation, bombing, fight, diversion, behind enemy lines, partisan, life is a bitch, danger, brutality, violence ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Color of War (2001)
Genre: History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 780 min.
Story: A series featuring actual color footage of World War II.
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: wartime life, military, war, life is a bitch, against humanity, journalism, battle zone, world war two, archive footage, media, society, battles ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Piece of Cake (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 312 min.
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, exciting, captivating
Plot: world war two, aerial combats, battles, raf, military life, partners, against the odds, wartime life, friends, war, heroes, military ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: captivating, suspenseful, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, male bonding, male friendship, military, soldier, friendship, fascism, violence, friendship between men, deadly, society, great patriotic war ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Saboteurs (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Norway, Denmark, UK, Czech Republic, Sweden
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The story about the heavy water war unfolds during the prolouge, eruption and the end of the second world war. We follow the story of the the key personnel in the race of who develops the atomic bomb first.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: world war two, atomic bomb, ambition, inventions and discoveries, heroic mission, danger, war, moral dilemma, military, soldier, resistance, bomb ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, 1930s
Place: norway, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: serious, rough, realistic, contemplative, suspenseful
Plot: world war two, heroes, war, wartime life, aerial combats, ocean or sea, battles, military life, danger, military, allies, fighter plane ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.3
 96K
The Pacific (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 530 min.
Story: A 10-part mini-series from the creators of "Band of Brothers" telling the intertwined stories of three Marines during America's battle with the Japanese in the Pacific during World War II.
Style: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, emotional, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, war, world war two, military, soldier, navy, squad, marines, battlefield, battle zone, friends, selflessness ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1945
Place: japan, asia, pacific ocean, okinawa, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: suspenseful, tense, rough, touching, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: great patriotic war, father son relationship, military, death of son, soldier, fatherhood, dead son, wound, world war two, countryside, military uniform, journey ...
Time: 1940s
Place: russia, berlin germany, caucasus, georgia (former ussr)
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Unknown Soldier (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland, Belgium, Iceland
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The film follows Finnish army machine gun company in Continuation War against Soviet Union, 1941–1944. Based on Väinö Linna's best selling novel Tuntematon Sotilas (The Unknown Soldier) and the novel's uncensored version, Sotaromaani ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, sincere, thought provoking, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infantry, world war two, friendship, soldier, friend, husband wife relationship, military, firing squad, insubordination, military officer, violence, courage ...
Time: 1940s
Place: finland, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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1944 (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Estonia, Finland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The events of the war in 1944, from the Blue Hills to Sõrve Peninsula. Shown through the eyes of Estonian soldiers who had to pick sides and fight against fellow brothers. Choices have to be made, not only by the soldiers, but also by their loved ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: eastern front, world war two, soldier, german army, attack, retreat, military, battles, rivalry, courage, friendship, nazi ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: estonia, europe, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, disturbing, captivating, thought provoking, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, world war two, battles, military, danger, heroes, friendship, courage, pow, brutality, heroism, adaptation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Enemy at the Gates (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Ireland, UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Enemy at the Gates is a war film from Jean-Jacques Annaud from 2001 that takes place during the battle of Stalingard in World War II between the Russians and the Germans.
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Plot: sniper, world war two, war, military, nazism, friendship, heroes, assassination, battle zone, trap, partners, elimination ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: russia, soviet union, germany, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, world war two, battles, soldier, heroes, invasion, german, heroic mission, resistance, honor, infantrymen, survival ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Confrontation (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Moldavia, 1944. An elite squad of Red Army scouts is sent to stop an equally elite squad of Germans soldiers committing war crimes behind Soviet lines.
Style: rough, exciting, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: world war two, behind enemy lines, war crime, battles, reconnaissance, battle, military, crimes, heroic mission, danger, great patriotic war, heroes ...
Place: soviet union, ukraine, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Battle of El Alamein (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This movie's opening prologue states: "June 1942. As Rommel swept toward the Nile, the fall of Egypt and the capture of the Suez Canal seemed inevitable. Italian and German advance units raced toward Alexandria. Mussolini had given ...
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, soldier, military, world war two, battles, tank, danger, battle zone, infantrymen, heroes, escapades, war ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: africa, north africa, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Penal Battalion (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 535 min.
Story: The authors of the television series studied archival materials and military chronicles. The last series ends with a demonstration of the list of penalty parts, which from 1942 to 1945 fought on the Soviet fronts.
Style: exciting, sentimental, suspenseful, rough
Plot: great patriotic war, soviet army, world war two, pow, friendship, nazi, redemption, russian soldier, prison, infantry, rape, murder ...
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Attack and Retreat (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, Soviet Union
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Beautifully photographed and lyrically written, this largely factual account of Mussolini's disastrous invasion of Russia during World War II tells the story of an Italian regiment through the eyes of a farmer from Emilia, a plumber from Rome, ...
Plot: eastern front, world war two, italian army, courage, nazism, italian history, uniform, bravery, cold weather, nazi, execution, red army ...
Time: year 1942, 1940s, year 1941
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 4K
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, disturbing, sincere, bleak, rough ...
Plot: world war two, war, danger, military, military life, battles, soldier, behind enemy lines, losing-it hero, heroes, death of father, school ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 90s, 40s, 1930s
Place: russia, germany, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Texas '46 (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on a true story its the untold story of Italian World War II POW"S in Jan 1946. Luca Zingaretti stars as one of over 50,000 Italian Prisoners of War detained at POW camps in the U.S. Roy Schneider stars as Colonel Gartner, the Commander ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, disturbing, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: fascism, military, military life, genocide, isolation, danger, confined, wartime life, captivity, prison life, prison, society ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%