Movies like Brother's War

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Brother's War
Genre: History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story is set in the latter days of World War 2, against the backdrop of fierce combat on the eastern front. Brother's War is based on real events.
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: war, soldier, on the run, heroic mission, battles, heroes, military, freemason, eastern front, friendship, race against time, survival, human spirit, captivity, wartime life, chases and races, society, life is a bitch, confined, danger, battle
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, germany
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Band of Brothers
Action, Drama, History, War
USA, UK
594 min.
 9.5
The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer
Drama, History, War
Japan
190 min.
 8.8
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and bleak films with plots about war, world war two, heroes, military, soldier, danger and battles mostly in War, Drama and History genres. Some movies like Brother's War: Red Rose of Normandy (2011), The Edelweiss Pirates (2004), Escape from Sobibor (1987), Storming Juno (2010), Conspiracy (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Red Rose of Normandy
Genre: War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Klaus Muller, a battle-hardened veteran, finds himself fighting for his life on the Russian front. Surrounded by overwhelming numbers of Russian tanks and planes, he and his men are doomed until famed German tank ace, Michael Wittmann, shows up in ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, suspenseful, tense
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Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, normandy
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The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During the Nazi occupation of Amsterdam, Otto Frank decides to hide his family, who are Jewish, after his daughter Margot is called to appear for transport to a Nazi labour camp. Miep Gies, Otto Frank's office assistant hides them in the attic ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, bleak, disturbing
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Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
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The Edelweiss Pirates
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Switzerland, Netherlands, Luxembourg
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Im Kölner Stadtteil Ehrenfeld lebt eine Gruppe von Arbeiterkindern kurz vor Ende des Zweiten Weltkriegs ihren ganz eigenen Alltag. Die selbsternannten „Edelweißpiraten“ träumen von einer gerechten Welt und sehnen sich nach der unbeschwerten ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: rebelliousness, wartime life, urban, danger, rebellion, youth, life is a bitch, resistance, young heroes, human spirit, idealism, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: europe, germany
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Escape from Sobibor
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Yugoslavia
Duration: 143 min.
Story: During WWII, the death camp at Treblinka had an escape, causing the Commandant at a similar camp in Sobibor to vow (actually threaten) that his camp would never experience the same thing. But those who were its captives, the Jewish laborers that had ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: concentration camp, anti heroes, war, leadership, survival, prison, genocide, human spirit, rebelliousness, hard labor, brutality, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: poland, europe
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Storming Juno
Genre: History, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Storming Juno is a film based on the remarkable and determined actions of a handful of young Canadian men who stormed Juno Beach on June 6, 1944. D-Day.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, captivating
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Conspiracy
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The historical recreation of the 1942 Wannsee Conference, in which Nazi and SS leaders gathered in a Berlin suburb to discuss the "Final Solution to the Jewish Question". Lead by SS-General Reinhard Heydrich, this group of high ranking ...
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, serious, dramatic ...
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Ardennes Fury
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: As the Battle of the Bulge rages on, an American tank unit gets trapped behind Nazi lines. With just hours before the bombs of Operation Ardennes Fury fall, the tank's commander makes the risky decision to rescue an orphanage.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, war, daring rescue, heroic mission, battle zone, battles, danger, heroes, tank, military, tough heroes, world war two ...
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Band of Brothers
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
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Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, epic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, soldier, gory, d day, drugs/alcohol, friendship, military life, battles, battle zone, military, hopes, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, france, germany, austria, belgium ...
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    User:   62%
 
Men Behind the Sun 4
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Black Sun: The Nanking Massacre, also called Men Behind the Sun 4, is a 1994 Hong Kong film directed by Mou Tun Fei and is in many ways considered to be a follow up to the 1987 shockumentary film, Men Behind the Sun. The movie depicts the events ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: genocide, gory, survival, captivity, war, chaos and mayhem, wartime life, against humanity, bayonet, gore, rape, massacre ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: asia, china, japan
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    User:   54%
 
Massacre in Rome
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the Nazi occupied city of Rome, an assault on an SS brigade draws retaliation from the military governship. "Massacre in Rome" is the true story of how this partisan attack led to the mass execution of Italian nationals under the orders ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Plot: clergy, soldier, war, survival, church, anti semitism, anti war, urban, genocide, partisan, ss, nazi occupation ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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System:   60%
    User:   69%
 
The Tuskegee Airmen
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During the Second World War, a special project is begun by the US Army Air Corps to integrate African American pilots into the Fighter Pilot Program. Known as the "Tuskegee Airman" for the name of the airbase at which they were trained, ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, sincere, dramatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, aviation, racism, military, soldier, civil war, courage, survival, leadership, german, runaway, wartime ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: alabama, germany, usa, africa, arkansas ...
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System:   55%
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36 Hours
Genre: Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Germans kidnap an American major and try to convince him that World War II is over, so that they can get details about the Allied invasion of Europe out of him.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, exciting
Plot: d day, government agency, war, soldier, espionage, hospital, on the run, anti war, genocide, interrogation, german, holocaust ...
Time: 40s, year 1944, 1940s
Place: europe, germany, portugal, normandy, lisbon portugal
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System:   49%
    User:   49%
 
The Sea Wolves
Genre: Action, History, War
Country: Switzerland, UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This true story follows the exploits of a top secret British military mission to destroy Nazi radio ships in a neutral harbor during WWII. The daring plan is led by British Intelligence officers Col. Lewis Pugh (Gregory Peck) and Capt. Gavin Stewart ...
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Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, war, espionage, spy, murder, nazi, submarine, soldier, wartime, 007, spies, runaway ...
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Plot: war, survival, russian, german, brutality, propaganda, murder, anti heroes, nazis, genocide, wartime, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1940
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The Plot to Kill Hitler
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A historical recreation of the 1944 attempt by several German High Command Officers to assassinate Adolf Hitler and take control of the German government.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: head of state, assassination attempt, battle zone, political unrest, war, heroes, state affairs, leadership, wartime life, battles, danger, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, germany, africa
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System:   48%
    User:   48%
 
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Only the Brave
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A searing portrait of war and prejudice, 'Only the Brave' takes you on a haunting journey into the hearts and minds of the forgotten heroes of WWII - the Japanese-American 100th/442nd.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, daring rescue, war, military life, battles, danger, battle zone, military, society, survival, heroic mission, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, france, italy, usa, hawaii
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System:   47%
    User:   47%
 
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Uprising
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Jews rise up in the Warsaw Ghetto against the Nazis in 1943.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: anti heroes, ghetto, war, survival, human spirit, anti semitism, genocide, holocaust, heroic mission, political unrest, wartime life, against humanity ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1943
Place: europe, poland, warsaw poland
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System:   47%
    User:   48%
 
The Great Escape
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: The Nazis, exasperated at the number of escapes from their prison camps by a relatively small number of Allied prisoners, relocates them to a high-security 'escape-proof' camp to sit out the remainder of the war. Undaunted, the prisoners ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, prison, motorcycle, chase, freedom, survival, camp, german, nazi, escape, soldier, prison escape ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, poland, switzerland, alps
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System:   46%
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The Beast of War
Genre: War
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: During the war in Afghanistan a Soviet tank crew commanded by a tyrannical officer find themselves lost and in a struggle against a band of Mujahadeen guerrillas in the mountains.
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, survival, vengeance, military, revenge, soldier, islam, russian, weapons, village, brutality, cold war ...
Time: 80s
Place: middle east, israel, afghanistan, russia, iraq ...
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System:   43%
    User:   38%
 
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Overlord
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: During the war a young lad is called up and, with an increasing sense of foreboding, undertakes his army training ready for D-day.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: soldier, d day, heroic mission, military life, battle zone, war, military base, battles, heroes, basic training, power relations, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe, france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   35%
 
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Stalingrad
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: realistic, bleak, epic, serious, rough ...
Plot: war, survival, german, russian, politics, genocide, holocaust, soldier, death, wartime, nazis, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1943, year 1942, 1940s
Place: russia, germany, europe, poland, africa ...
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System:   43%
    User:   39%
 
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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MacArthur
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The film portrays MacArthur's (Gregory Peck) life from 1942, before the Battle of Bataan, to 1952, the time after he had been removed from his Korean War command by President Truman (Ed Flanders) for insubordination, and is recounted in ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, dramatic ...
Plot: war, military, island, politics, president, soldier, wartime, death, weapons, daring rescue, mentor, civil war ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: japan, australia, asia, korea, the philippines ...
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System:   42%
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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.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: soldier, war, battle zone, heroic mission, racism, battles, against the odds, heroes, military, society, save the day, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: germany
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System:   40%
    User:   42%
 
Operation: Daybreak
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Czechoslovakia, 1942. Three brave Czech patriots risk everything to rid their country of its brutal Nazi leader, SS-General Reinhard Heydrich.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak
Plot: anti heroes, village, soldier, war, assassination, czech history, heroic mission, wartime life, danger, heroes, military, undercover ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1942, year 1941
Place: prague, europe, czech republic, central europe, czechoslovakia ...
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System:   40%
    User:   39%
 
The Downfall of Berlin: Anonyma
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A nameless woman keeps a diary as the Russians invade Berlin in the spring of 1945. She is in her early 30s, a patriotic journalist with international credentials; her husband, Gerd, a writer, is an officer at the Russian front. She speaks Russian ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, bleak
Plot: war, strong sexual content, sexual abuse, sexual relations, political unrest, rape, wartime life, injustice, society, state affairs, life is a bitch, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1945, 1940s
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
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System:   40%
    User:   41%
 
Mosquito Squadron
Genre: War, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In WW2, a RAF squadron leader mourns the death of a comrade and receives a bombing mission against a secret Nazi V-2 rocket testing facility in France.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, war, daring rescue, race against time, mosquito, save the day, anti war, heroic mission, military life, battles, danger, escapades ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, europe, france
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System:   39%
    User:   34%
 
The Winter War
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 199 min.
Story: Russia attacked Finland in late November 1939. This film tells the story of a Finnish platoon of reservists from the municipality of Kauhava in the province of Pohjanmaa/Ostrobothnia who leave their homes and go to war. The film focuses on the ...
Style: realistic, epic, bleak, tense, serious ...
Plot: war, military, politics, violence, finnish, soldier, brutality, courage, military life, russian, battle zone, violent ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1940s, 1930s, year 1939
Place: russia, europe, finland, soviet union
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System:   38%
    User:   39%
 

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Holocaust
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 475 min.
Story: Holocaust is an American television miniseries broadcast in four parts in 1978 on the NBC television network. The series tells the story of the Holocaust from the perspective of the Weiss family of German Jews and that of a rising member of the SS, ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, survival, anti semitism, concentration camp, genocide, ghetto, captivity, war, racism, wartime life, injustice, against humanity ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s, year 1943 ...
Place: europe, germany, poland
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1944: The Final Defence
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: serious, rough, realistic, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: soldier, against the odds, wartime life, war, battles, heroes, military, rivalry, infantrymen, bombing, russian soldier, world war two ...
Time: 40s, year 1944
Place: europe, finland
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System:   38%
    User:   44%
 
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