Movies like The Broken Chain

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The Broken Chain (1993)
 5.8
 336
The Broken Chain (1993)
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: serious, realistic, captivating, epic, factual, rough
Plot: battles, society, friendship, military, historical event, fort, brothers, rise and fall, war, family relations, against the odds, siblings relations, against humanity, state affairs, americana, love triangle, gun, british army, french army, grandmother granddaughter relationship, interracial marriage, forced marriage, brother brother relationship, cultural conflict, musket ...
Time: 18th century, 90s
Place: new york

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Most similar movies to The Broken Chain

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and rough films with plots about war, military, battles, soldier, heroes, danger and world war two mostly in Drama, War and Action genres. Some movies like The Broken Chain: The Fallen (2004), Saints and Soldiers: The Void (2014), Wicked Spring (2002), Field of Lost Shoes (2015), Shot Through the Heart (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 873
The Fallen (2004)
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: serious, rough, realistic, captivating, bleak
Plot: soldier, holocaust, military life, survival, military, captivity, against the odds, battles, political unrest, leadership, against humanity, basic training ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Saints and Soldiers: The Void (2014)
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.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: racism, military, soldier, world war two, against the odds, battles, military life, war, save the day, danger, hopes, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Pathfinders: In the Company of Strangers (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Untold and lost history. A true story of the American Pathfinders, the volunteer paratroopers whose deadly mission was to land 30 minutes before the Normandy invasion, locate and mark strategic "drop zones" and set up the top-secret ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, captivating, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military life, heroic mission, d day, military, danger, battles, battle zone, military base, race against time, friendship, paratrooper, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: germany, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 5.1
 818
Wicked Spring (2002)
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: emotional, epic, sincere, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: wilderness, battles, genocide, soldier, american civil war, against humanity, heroes, politics, weakness, military, war, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Field of Lost Shoes (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of teenage cadets sheltered from war at the Virginia Military Institute must confront the horrors of an adult world when they are called upon to defend the Shenandoah Valley.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, touching
Plot: american civil war, battles, war, teenage life, military, danger, youth, battle, teenage boy, friendship, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1860s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Shot Through the Heart (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The horrors of war are examined from the view points of lifelong friends (Linus Roache, Vincent Perez), who end up on opposing sides in the civil war in Sarajevo. One is an expert marksman, who trains the snipers used to terrify the city and the ...
Style: suspense, serious, rough, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: bosnian war, train, sniper, soldier, friends, battle zone, battles, anti war, society, military, friendship, best friends ...
Place: sarajevo, former yugoslavia, europe, bosnia herzegovina
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Gallipoli: End of the Road (2013)
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: exciting, serious, epic, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: world war one, military, survival, battles, graphic violence, heroic mission, siblings relations, military life, danger, one man army, soldier, family relations ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: turkey, ottoman empire
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.1
 3K
Bastards (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A "Hitlerjugend" kind of story, set in the Soviet Union during the Second World War, based on a fictitious story from the eponymous book by Vladimir Kunin.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: war, criminal heroes, world war two, confined, military, military camp, battles, child murders a child, bullying, prisoner, death, murder ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: russia, romania, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, world war two, battles, military, danger, heroes, friendship, courage, pow, brutality, deadly, leadership ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.7
 165
The 4 Soldiers (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A climate of civil war, a fight that has made them lose everything including their youth, four soldiers aged 13 to 20 years, will meet and build friendships. In the grip of an adult conflict, which they do not understand, Matéo, Dominique, Big Max ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: soldier, war, friendship, social decay, wartime life, life is a bitch, military, danger, youth, teenage life, battles, society ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Front Line (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 133 min.
Story: In 1951 ceasefire is declared, but two remaining armies fought their final battle on the front line Towards the end of the Korean War, a South Korean battalion is fiercely battling over a hill on the front line border against the North in order to ...
Style: exciting, captivating, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: battles, war, battle, military life, military, soldier, friendship, army investigation, squad, friends, bodies, infantrymen ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1953, 1950s
Place: asia, korea, north korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Beyond the Front Line (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A movie based on real wartime diaries tells the story of the Swedish speaking Finns' infantry regiment 61. The story follows the regiment during the Continuation War from 1942 to 1944 and from Syväri to the Karelian Isthmus where they faced ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: world war two, military, wartime life, heroic mission, state affairs, chaos and mayhem, against humanity, soldier, battles, politics, war, infantrymen ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: russia, finland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Boys of Abu Ghraib (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An American soldier deployed at Abu Ghraib finds himself behind the walls of the infamous Hard Site, where he develops a secret friendship with an Iraqi detainee.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: moral dilemma, confined, military, friendship, prison life, war, soldier, prison
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
When Trumpets Fade (1998)
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, survival, military life, military, heroic mission, battle zone, siblings relations, wartime life, danger, anti war, battles, nazi germany ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: europe, germany, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Our World War (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Story: During the First World War, British troops face the horrors of the Battle of Mons in 1914, internal strife in 1916 and innovative tank warfare in 1918.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, realistic, serious, stylized
Plot: battles, world war one, war, soldier, military, battle zone, battle, british
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Battle of Culloden (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Culloden is a 1964 docudrama written and directed by Peter Watkins for BBC TV. It portrays the 1746 Battle of Culloden that resulted in the British Army's destruction of the Scottish Jacobite uprising and, in the words of the narrator, ...
Style: rough, serious, captivating, thought provoking, realistic
Plot: battles, reenactment, soldier, battle, society, military, hapless soldier, power relations, battle zone, state affairs, war, social differences ...
Time: 18th century
Place: scotland, england, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.3
 6K
120 (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 114 min.
Story: During the Sarikamis Battle, the Ottoman army runs out of ammunition and appeals to the people of Van for help, who happen to have supplies. However, the First World War is on and all men are fighting at four corners of the empire and therefore can ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, based on true events
Plot: genocide, against humanity, battles, military, war, nationalism, world war one, armenian genocide, siblings relations, school, fictional reality, church ...
Place: ottoman empire, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Everyman's War (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: No one in high command believed that German forces would attack in the sub zero temperatures and near blizzard conditions. As the pre-dawn attack comes, with communications down Sgt. Smith is left with no choice but to make his way through enemy ...
Style: uplifting, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: military, military life, against the odds, soldier, heroes, infantrymen, battle zone, danger, small town, war, historical event, world war two ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.4
 366
Crazy Horse (1996)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, 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.
Style: realistic, bleak, rough, serious, exciting ...
Plot: native american, interracial relations, battle zone, society, americana, injustice, heroes, war, against humanity, life is a bitch, battles, military life ...
Time: 19th century
Place: south dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
71: Into the Fire (2010)
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: war, battles, youth, student, military life, military, against the odds, survival, ambition, danger, patriotism, leadership ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: north korea, asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Bridge at Remagen (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In March of 1945, as the War in Europe is coming to a close, fighting erupts between German and American troops at the last remaining bridgehead across the Rhine.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, battles, military, explosion, war, anti war, wartime life, escapades, survival, heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.3
 1K
The Border (2011)
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: exciting, captivating, realistic, tense, serious ...
Plot: soldier, war, confined, against the odds, missing person, danger, undercover, military, battles, escapades, secret mission, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: sweden, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.6
 15K
Stalingrad (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Drama set in 1942, during one of the most important battles of World War II, which stopped the progress of Nazi forces and turned the tide of war in favor of the Allies. The Soviet army mounts a counter-attack on the Nazi forces that occupy half of ...
Style: captivating, realistic, rough, serious, epic ...
Plot: world war two, war, siege, heroes, wartime life, life is a bitch, battles, red army, battle zone, military life, danger, heroism ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: soviet union, russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams (2005)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Amid the bitter divisiveness of the Civil War, Confederate Capt. Robert Adams (Julian Adams) feels the rift within his soul. Steadfastly loyal to the South, Adams also holds an unshakable love for his Northerner wife, Eveline McCord (Gwendolyn ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, romantic, saga
Plot: battles, american civil war, leadership, true love, wartime life, love affair, society, heroes, romance, love and romance, military, supportive spouse ...
Time: 19th century
Place: south carolina, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Hitler's S.S.: Portrait in Evil (1985)
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: captivating, realistic, bleak, serious, disturbing
Plot: world war two, siblings relations, life is a bitch, uncover truth, state affairs, wartime life, against humanity, war, distopia, family relations, battles, politics ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 40s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.4
 212
The Hard Ride (1971)
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 ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: motorcycle gang, best friends, americana, friendship, military, babies and infants, gangsters, crimes, war, battles, friends, buddies ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Warrior Queen (2003)
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: exciting, captivating, epic, realistic, rough ...
Plot: female warrior, roman empire, battles, conquering, leadership, mother son incest, wartime life, heroes, heroic mission, war, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Defenders of Riga (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Latvia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The film dramatizes November 11, 1919- a crucial date in the battle for Latvian independence. A year after the end of the official hostilities of WWI, a renegade German general and troops remain outside the Latvian capital. Latvian riflemen, most of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: soldier, war, battles, against the odds, ambition, military, life is a bitch, world war one, battle, firearm
Time: 1910s, 1920s, post world war one, year 1919
Place: latvia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.0
 166
The Wall (1982)
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: suspenseful, sincere, captivating, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, world war two, escapades, survival, military, ghetto, danger, against humanity, confined, war, against the odds ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
A Taste of Hell (1973)
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: exciting, captivating, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: soldier, world war two, war, heroes, confined, escapades, vengeance, battles, rivalry, military, adventure, danger ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: the philippines, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%