Movies like The Broken Chain

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The Broken Chain (1993)
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The Broken Chain
Genre: Drama, War, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The true story of Iroquois warrior Thayendanegea participating in the French and Indian War and the American Revolutionary War.
Style: captivating, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: battles, friendship, siblings relations, war, against the odds, americana, against humanity, military, society, state affairs, family relations, cultural conflict, british army, french army, forced marriage, interracial marriage, musket, fort, historical event, grandmother granddaughter relationship, love triangle, brother brother relationship
Time: 90s
Place: new york
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Band of Brothers
Action, Drama, History, War
USA, UK
594 min.
 9.5
Tour of Duty
Action, Drama, War
USA
47 min.
 8.4
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and rough films with plots about war, battles, military, heroes, soldier, state affairs and society mostly in Drama, War and Action genres. Some movies like The Broken Chain: Shot Through the Heart (1998), Over There (2005), The Fallen (2004), Wicked Spring (2002), The Border (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Shot Through the Heart
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 112 min.
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Over There
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Gritty, intense, evocative and emotional, "Over There" takes you to the front lines of battle and explores the effects of war on a U.S. Army unit sent to Iraq on their first tour of duty, as well as the equally powerful effects felt at ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, soldier, war, gulf war, military life, battle zone, battles, u.s. army, danger, leadership, iraq war, wartime life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iraq, middle east
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The Fallen
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, Germany, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: THE FALLEN is a three-sided story about German, Italian, and American soldiers, set in Northern Italy during the final weeks of the World War II. On the one side, a group of American supply soldiers delivers ammunition to the front line, a journey ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, captivating
Plot: soldier, war, leadership, survival, anti war, basic training, holocaust, military life, political unrest, battles, heroes, military ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, italy
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Wicked Spring
Genre: Drama, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: During the 1864 battle of the Wilderness, three Union soldiers and three Confederate Soldiers get seperated from their units as twilight engulfs the ravaged battlefield. The men wander alone through the dangerous woods, separate of each other, until ...
Style: serious, emotional, epic, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: soldier, wilderness, american civil war, leadership, war, survival, anti war, genocide, military life, battles, americana, heroes ...
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The Border
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Sweden
Duration: 122 min.
Story: December 1942. Two young soldiers leave their posts at checkpoint 83 in North Värmland, Sweden and make their way through the ice cold winter night towards the Nazi-occupied Norwegian border. Sweden stands on the brink of invasion and they want to ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, rough, exciting
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Time: 40s, 1940s
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Crazy Horse
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The legendary Native American chieftain refuses to go with his people peacefully to the reservation and starts a rebellion.
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Plot: interracial relations, old west, military life, battle zone, racism, injustice, war, americana, against humanity, native american, military, society ...
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Jarhead 2: Field of Fire
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Battle-scarred and disillusioned by the war, Corporal Chris Merrimette is put in charge of a unit whose next mission is to resupply a remote outpost on the edge of Taliban-controlled territory. While driving through the hostile Helmand province, a ...
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Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, battle zone, war, anti war, military, military life, taliban, tough heroes, danger, heroes, against the odds, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Hitler's S.S.: Portrait in Evil
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The two-part TV movie Hitler's SS: Portrait in Evil crystallizes that evil by concentrating on two Berlin brothers. In 1931, Helmut Hoffman (Bill Nighy) a brilliant student and self-styled opportunist, joins Hitler's SS. At the same time, ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: rise and fall, siblings relations, war, political unrest, wartime life, society, life is a bitch, uncover truth, moral dilemma, battles, coming of age, politics ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   69%
 
The Human Shield
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Human Shield is a 1991 film directed by Ted Post. It stars Michael Dudikoff and Tommy Hinkley. It is about a former government agent who must save his diabetic brother from Iraqi abductors.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, confined, war, danger, adventure, military, against the odds, family life, rescue, hostages, soldier, special agents ...
Time: 90s, year 1985, year 1990
Place: iraq, iran, middle east, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   79%
 
Sometimes in April
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, Rwanda, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Debra Winger, Oris Erhuero and Idris Elba star in this drama framed by the Rwandan genocide.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: siblings relations, genocide, hotel, political unrest, war, racism, revolution, battles, politics, against humanity, deadly, military ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: rwanda, africa
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System:   73%
    User:   69%
 
A Taste of Hell
Genre: Action, War, Drama
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the Philippines during WW II, two U.S. Army officers are caught and shot by a Japanese officer. One survives and soon joins with a guerrilla troop to battle the enemy... and get revenge.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: battles, military, soldier, adventure, vengeance, war, against the odds, confined, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: japan, the philippines
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System:   70%
    User:   78%
 
When Trumpets Fade
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In WWII Western Germany, Private David Manning reluctantly leaves behind a mortally wounded fellow soldier and searches for survivors from his platoon, only to learn from commanding officer Captain Pritchett that they have all been killed in action. ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: soldier, war, leadership, survival, battle zone, anti war, heroic mission, military life, wartime life, battles, danger, heroes ...
Time: year 1944
Place: europe, germany, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   69%
 
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The Hard Ride
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While in Vietnam, a GI promises his dying buddy that he'll take care of his motorcycle, "Baby", when he gets back home. After his discharge, he meets up with his dead friend's girlfriend, gets the bike, and then runs into trouble ...
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Saints and Soldiers: The Void
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Germany, May 1945, deep in the Harz Mountains a U.S. tank crew discovers a platoon of Germans preparing to ambush U.S. supply trucks.
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Heaven and Earth
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Warlords Kagetora and Takeda each wish to prevent the other from gaining hegemony in feudal Japan. The two samurai leaders pursue one another across the countryside, engaging in massive battles of cavalry and infantry. Younger and less brutal, ...
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Time: 16th century
Place: japan, asia
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Land and Freedom
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, Spain, Germany, Italy, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The movie narrates the story of David Carr, an unemployed worker and member of the Communist Party of Great Britain. In 1936 he decides to fight for the Republican side in the Spanish Civil War, an anti-fascist coalition of liberals, communists and ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, thought provoking, emotional ...
Plot: working class, spanish civil war, war, politics, fighting the system, idealism, civil war, betrayal, realism, political unrest, fascism, wartime ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 90s
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Gallipoli: End of the Road
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 101 min.
Story: April, 1915. First World War in Canakkale, Ottoman Empire. Two brothers leave their mountain village to fight on the front line. One is an experienced sniper fighting for Ottomans against the invasion, while his brother finds it much tougher to cope ...
Style: serious, captivating, epic, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: soldier, survival, war, battle zone, military life, battles, military, one man army, siblings relations, heroic mission, religions or cults, danger ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: turkey, ottoman empire
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System:   62%
    User:   63%
 
Warrior Queen
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Romania
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Celtic queen who shook the Roman Empire. Boudica is one of history’s first and fiercest women warriors. Sickened by ceaseless war, the king of the Iceni accepts a treaty with the Romans in exchange for his tribe’s continued independence. But ...
Style: epic, serious, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Plot: roman empire, leadership, battles, gory, heroes, war, rivalry, state affairs, adventure, heroic mission, political unrest, wartime life ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: england
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The Only Way
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Denmark, Panama, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In April 1940, the armies of Nazi Germany invaded Denmark. The Danish government promised peaceful cooperation on the condition that Denmark s Jews remain free. The Nazi s agreed. In October, 1943, the agreement was broken...This is the true and ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: battles, politics, war, against humanity, confined, danger, heroes, military, society, state affairs, holocaust, world war two ...
Place: denmark, europe, sweden
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System:   58%
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The Iron Triangle
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on the diary of an unknown Viet Cong soldier, this film provides a sympathetic look at a Viet Cong soldier who protected a captured American soldier whom he believed did not kill him when the American had the opportunity. Written by John ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, war, idealism, village, interracial relations, anti war, military life, political unrest, wartime life, battles, military ...
Place: asia, vietnam
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System:   58%
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Tour of Duty
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: The trials of a U.S. Army platoon serving in the field during the Vietnam War.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: vietnam war, war, military, soldier, innocence lost, military life, battles, tough heroes, heroes, u.s. army, survival, idealism ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   54%
 
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The Wall
Genre: Action, War, Drama
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A dramatic re-enactment of the Warsaw Ghetto Jewish uprising in April 1943 were 650 armed members of the Jewish Fighting Organization of Poland held off a 3,000 strong Nazi force in which only a handful of Jews survived. Tom Conti plays Dolek ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: survival, anti semitism, holocaust, ghetto, against humanity, war, confined, heroes, against the odds, danger, escapades, military ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, poland, warsaw poland
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System:   58%
    User:   67%
 
71: Into the Fire
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A civil war broke out in the 1950s between North and South Korea which changed the country forever. 71: Into the Fire centers on the struggles of 71 student soldiers who fought through the Korean War. Using real people and events based on the ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Plot: war, soldier, battles, battle zone, against the odds, ambition, military, young heroes, fight to the death, student, leadership, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1950s
Place: korea, asia, north korea, south korea
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System:   56%
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Beyond the Gates
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two westerners, a priest and a teacher find themselves in the middle of the Rwandan genocide and face a moral dilemna. Do they place themselves in danger and protect the refugees, or escape the country with their lives? Based on a true story.
Style: bleak, disturbing, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: genocide, civil war, violence, politics, sexual abuse, survival, death, tragic hero, school, brutality, sacrifice, tragedy ...
Time: 90s, year 1994, 1990s
Place: africa, rwanda, south africa
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System:   49%
    User:   52%
 
Ike: Countdown to D-Day
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: captivating, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: d day, soldier, leadership, war, human spirit, military life, battles, politics, military, against the odds, heroes, state affairs ...
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System:   48%
    User:   58%
 
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Hiroshima
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada, Japan
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Hiroshima is a 1995 Japanese / Canadian film directed by Koreyoshi Kurahara and Roger Spottiswoode about the decision-making processes that led to the dropping of the atomic bombs by the United States on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: war, head of state, soldier, office, anti war, holocaust, political unrest, politics, atomic bomb, wartime life, battles, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1945
Place: asia, usa, japan, new york, hiroshima japan
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System:   47%
    User:   39%
 
 7.1
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Under Fire
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Three U.S. journalists (Nick Nolte, Joanna Cassidy, Gene Hackman) get too close to one another and their work in 1979 Nicaragua.
Style: realistic, tense, emotional, serious, dramatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: journalism, war, idealism, politics, revolution, civil war, death, murder, political, love story, betrayal, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: latin america, nicaragua, ireland, central america
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System:   46%
    User:   48%
 
Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 140 min.
Story: When two brothers are forced to fight in the Korean War, the elder decides to take the riskiest missions if it will help shield the younger from battle.
Style: emotional, epic, realistic, serious, heartbreaking ...
Plot: war, gory, civil war, survival, violence, death, soldier, betrayal, wartime, archaeologist, brutality, brothers ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1950s
Place: asia, korea, south korea, north korea
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System:   45%
    User:   50%
 

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Nothing to Report
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy, Tunisia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1956, the professional army of France lacks the manpower to keep the peace in Algeria, the colony which the country is determined to hold on to at any price. For this reason, reservists are called up and subject to an intense period of training ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: military, prostitute, war, soldier, politics, anti war, military life, battles, life is a bitch, rebellion, society, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: algeria, france
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The Battle on the River Neretva
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia, Italy, West Germany, USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: In January 1943 the German army, afraid of an Allied invasion of the Balkans, launched a great offensive against Yugoslav Partisans in Western Bosnia. The only way out for the Partisan forces and thousands of refugees was the bridge on the river ...
Style: epic, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: wartime life, war, danger, adventure, battle zone, escapades, heroes, military, soldier, battles, politics, against the odds ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1943
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, bosnia, yugoslavia
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System:   44%
    User:   45%
 
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