Movies like The Broken Chain

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The Broken Chain (1993)
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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, british army, grandmother granddaughter relationship, interracial marriage, forced marriage, cultural conflict, brother brother relationship, musket, french army
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 bleak films with plots about military, battles, war, heroes, soldier, danger and society mostly in Drama, War and Action genres. Some movies like The Broken Chain: Bastards (2006), When Trumpets Fade (1998), Gallipoli: End of the Road (2013), Crazy Horse (1996), Saints and Soldiers: The Void (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: war, criminal heroes, military, confined, military camp, battles, child murders a child, world war two, dead child, bullying, sabotage, prisoner ...
Time: 40s
Place: russia, mine, romania, soviet union
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95%
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: survival, heroic mission, military, military life, battle zone, danger, wartime life, siblings relations, anti war, battles, u.s. army, nazi germany ...
Time: year 1944
Place: europe, germany, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: realistic, serious, epic, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: siblings relations, heroes, heroic mission, war, military life, rivalry, soldier, military, one man army, danger, society, religions or cults ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: turkey, ottoman empire
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.4
 351
Crazy Horse (1996)
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.
Style: realistic, exciting, captivating, rough, serious ...
Plot: native american, interracial relations, battles, battle zone, against humanity, heroes, life is a bitch, war, old west, racism, military life, military ...
Time: 19th century
Place: south dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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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: realistic, captivating, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Plot: military, soldier, racism, human spirit, war, heroic mission, hopes, heroes, save the day, danger, battles, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1944
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 5.5
 637
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: serious, emotional, epic, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: soldier, wilderness, american civil war, genocide, political unrest, heroes, wartime life, state affairs, war, weakness, leadership, military life ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.1
 127
The Only Way (1970)
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, uplifting ...
Plot: war, heroes, confined, state affairs, against humanity, military, danger, society, politics, battles, world war two, holocaust ...
Place: denmark, europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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: captivating, exciting, realistic, epic, rough ...
Plot: roman empire, female warrior, leadership, battles, heroic mission, heroes, adventure, war, society, conquering, wartime life, military ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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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: disturbing, realistic, bleak, serious, captivating ...
Plot: wartime life, against humanity, siblings relations, state affairs, war, uncover truth, life is a bitch, battles, moral dilemma, rise and fall, society, coming of age ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.4
 207
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, battles, friends, gang, crimes, war, babies and infants, gangsters, buddies, best friends, military, friendship ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: serious, rough, bleak, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: soldier, adventure, war, escapades, heroes, confined, danger, military, rivalry, against the odds, battles, vengeance ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: japan, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 5.0
 866
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: captivating, realistic, bleak, serious, rough
Plot: soldier, holocaust, against the odds, basic training, political unrest, captivity, anti war, survival, wartime life, war, escapades, against humanity ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: rough, bleak, serious, biting, realistic ...
Plot: bosnian war, sniper, train, battles, battle zone, siblings relations, against humanity, state affairs, war, friends, military life, anti war ...
Place: sarajevo, europe, former yugoslavia, bosnia herzegovina
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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, war, military, teenage life, youth, danger, battle, teenage boy, friendship, deadly, crimes, battles ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1850s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Jarhead 2: Field of Fire (2014)
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, taliban, war, life is a bitch, heroes, chases and races, wartime life, state affairs, soldier, battle zone, heroic mission, genocide ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: epic, suspenseful, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military life, hapless soldier, friends, battle zone, battles, heroic mission, war, heroes, chases and races, military, military base, d day ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.1
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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: realistic, bleak, serious, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, escapades, war, against the odds, ghetto, military, danger, heroes, confined, society, survival ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe, poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Iron & Blood: The Legend of Taras Bulba (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia, Ukraine, Poland
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the 16th century, this is a story about Ukraine's Cossack warriors and their campaign to defend their lands from the advancing Polish armies.
Style: epic, exciting, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Plot: battles, rebelliousness, leadership, heroes, cossack, political unrest, parent child relationship, state affairs, father son relationship, parents and children, battle, family relations ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ukraine, poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: soldier, battles, military, explosion, war, anti war, escapades, wartime life, survival, against the odds, danger, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.3
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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: realistic, exciting, captivating, serious, rough
Plot: soldier, danger, make believe, missing person, undercover, battles, in the woods, figment, war, daring rescue, escapades, siblings relations ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: sweden, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.0
 44
Memorial Day (1983)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An attorney finds himself at the center of a surprise reunion with the veterans of his platoon from Vietnam.The reunion stirs up painful memories and disturbing secrets for all involved.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, bleak, serious, psychological ...
Plot: vietnam war, friends, battles, power relations, war, hopes, state affairs, friendship, military, introspection, moral dilemma, reunion ...
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.9
 67
The Ravagers (1965)
Genre: Action, War, Drama
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Cruel captors of the war in the pacific.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, bleak, serious
Plot: convent, state affairs, adventure, war, escapades, heroes, battles, soldier, military, political unrest, against the odds, danger ...
Time: 60s
Place: asia, the philippines, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Iron Triangle (1989)
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, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Plot: war, vietnam war, confined, captivity, military life, espionage, political unrest, battles, rebellion, anti war, on the run, life is a bitch ...
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 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, exciting ...
Plot: siege, red army, war, battles, wartime life, life is a bitch, heroes, military life, danger, battle zone, heroism, world war two ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: soviet union, russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Human Shield (1991)
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: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, danger, special agents, confined, state affairs, adventure, crimes, heroes, military, deadly, battles, terrorism ...
Time: 90s, year 1985, year 1990
Place: iraq, middle east, iran, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Last Escape (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During World War II, American officer Capt. Lee Mitchell (Stuart Whitman) and a British military unit boldly infiltrate German-occupied enemy territory and attempt to kidnap brilliant Nazi scientist Dr. Von Heinken (Pinkas Braun) and bring him back ...
Style: realistic, captivating, suspenseful, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: danger, battles, war, heroes, confined, escapades, military, soldier, kidnapping, german, captive, nazis ...
Time: 20th century
Place: germany, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.2
 281
Hell Boats (1970)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A war drama of motor torpedo boats which did much unsung work in WW2, but the naval battles merely provide an exciting story in which an even more special romantic drama is wrapped up.
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: love triangle, royal navy, adventure, heroes, escapades, military, danger, island, battles, war, against the odds, ship ...
Time: 60s
Place: sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
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: captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: american civil war, supportive spouse, romance, wartime life, war, military, leadership, battles, heroes, love affair, love and romance, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: realistic, thought provoking, captivating, serious, rough
Plot: reenactment, soldier, battle, danger, militant, political unrest, battle zone, power relations, hapless soldier, battles, war, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, england, scotland, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 8.3
 4K
Tour of Duty (1987)
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: rough, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: war, military, vietnam war, soldier, u.s. army, jungle warfare, battles, political unrest, danger, friendship, tough heroes, innocence lost ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%