Movies like Brother's War

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Brother's War (2009)
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Brother's War (2009)
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: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: war, battles, friendship, survival, military, human spirit, heroes, confined, life is a bitch, captivity, on the run, danger, heroic mission, wartime life, race against time, world war two, eastern front, freemason, soldier, chases and races, massacre, society, battle
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, europe

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Most similar movies to Brother's War

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and captivating films with plots about war, soldier, military, heroes, world war two, danger and battles mostly in War, Drama and History genres. Some movies like Brother's War: Red Rose of Normandy (2011), Ike: Countdown to D-Day (2004), Ardennes Fury (2014), Texas '46 (2002), Storming Juno (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Red Rose of Normandy (2011)
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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, emotional
Plot: soldier, world war two, lovers on the run, parents and children, escapades, d day, lovers reunited, military, war, chases and races, family relations, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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 ⇓
93%
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: tense, serious, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, d day, military, war, human spirit, against the odds, battles, heroic mission, idealism, soldier, leadership, military life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 805
Ardennes Fury (2014)
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: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, military, soldier, heroic mission, daring rescue, battles, danger, heroes, tank, platoon, war, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: germany, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 6.2
 193
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, realistic, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: fascism, military life, military, prison life, captivity, isolation, confined, wartime life, genocide, danger, prison, society ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.7
 560
Storming Juno (2010)
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, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Plot: soldier, d day, heroic mission, military, battle zone, danger, war, infantry, world war two, bunker, invasion, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, france, normandy, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Edelweiss Pirates (2004)
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: realistic, captivating, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: resistance, wartime life, young heroes, human spirit, rebellion, idealism, danger, rebelliousness, captivity, life is a bitch, against humanity, confined ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
1939 Battle of Westerplatte (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Poland, Lithuania
Duration: 118 min.
Story: This harrowing war film is an epic dramatization of the first battle of World War II. The Battle of Westerplatte that began on 1 September 1939 will forever be remembered as the one that announced the beginning of the Second World War in Europe. ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, bleak, gloomy
Plot: soldier, battle zone, battles, danger, against the odds, heroic mission, war, military, battleship, world war two, surrender, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 6.6
 4K
April 9th (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the early morning of April 9th 1940 the Danish army is alerted. The Germans have crossed the border; Denmark is at war against Europe's strongest army. In Southern Jutland Danish bicycle- and motorcycle companies are ordered out, to against ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: war, world war two, soldier, nazi occupation, against the odds, danger, military, battles, surprise attack, friendship, military life, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1940
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Company of Heroes (2013)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: American soldiers lost behind enemy lines during the WWII make a horrific discovery: Hitler has a super bomb in development. Against all odds, they set out to find the scientist in charge of the program who is looking to defect.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: save the day, wartime life, danger, military, world war two, against the odds, super weapon, soldier, race against time, obsessive quest, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, battles, against the odds, wartime life, heroes, rivalry, military, war, infantrymen, battlefield, attack ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: finland, europe, russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 ⇓
61%
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 1K
Tobruk (2008)
Genre: History, War
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It is the story of Jiri and Jan, two Czech soldiers, battling alongside the allied forces against the Germans, during World War II in Tobruk, Libya. Jiri Pospichal, eighteen years old, signs up as a volunteer in the Czechoslovak army. His naive ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, soldier, desert, survival, military, battles, wartime life, danger, military life, heroes, escapades, anti war ...
Time: year 1942, 20th century, 19th century
Place: czech republic, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Beneath Hill 60 (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The true story of Australia's cat-and-mouse underground mine warfare – one of the most misunderstood, misrepresented and mystifying conflicts of WW I. It was a secret struggle BENEATH the Western Front that combined daring engineering, ...
Style: emotional, serious, tense, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: human spirit, soldier, military, war, hopes, tunnel, world war one, danger, life is a bitch, brutality, heroes, hapless soldier ...
Time: 20th century, year 1916, 1910s
Place: germany, europe, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, tragic ending, disturbing, scenic, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, war, military, great patriotic war, soviet army, heroic mission, military life, wartime life, battles, survival, friendship ...
Time: year 1942
Place: russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 ⇓
55%
 4.8
 944
The Bridge (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A group of German boys is ordered to protect a small bridge in their home village during the waning months of the second world war. Truckloads of defeated, cynical Wehrmacht soldiers flee the approaching American troops, but the boys, full of ...
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: world war two, military, heroic mission, war, soldier, danger, left to die, young heroes, combat casualty, german soldier, american soldier, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1945
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank (1988)
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, bleak, thought provoking, disturbing, realistic
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, world war two, human spirit, family life, survival, strong female presence, indoor, racism, attic, family in danger, injustice ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1940s, 1930s
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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 ⇓
50%
The Scarlet and the Black (1983)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK, Italy
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Fr. Hugh O'Flaherty is a Vatican official in 1943-45 who has been hiding downed pilots, escaped prisoners of war, and Italian resistance families. His diplomatic status in a Catholic country prevents Colonel Kappler from openly arresting him, ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, factual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: world war two, soldier, vatican, fighting the system, uninhibited rivalry, clergy, military, human spirit, politics, hopes, survival, nazi ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s
Place: europe, rome italy, italy, germany, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 ⇓
48%
The Sea Wolves (1980)
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 ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, espionage, battles, british intelligence, heroic mission, war, ship, danger, military, undercover, seaport, battle ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943, 80s ...
Place: india, asia, germany, portugal, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
 4K
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: realistic, bleak, serious, rough, gloomy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, siege, military, battles, survival, life is a bitch, danger, wartime life, hunger, rationing, soldier, starvation ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Battle of the Bulge (1965)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: In the winter of 1944, the Allied Armies stand ready to invade Germany at the coming of a New Year. To prevent this occurrence, Hitler orders an all out offensive to re-take French territory and capture the major port city of Antwerp. "The ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, epic ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: world war two, military, heroic mission, campaign, danger, epic battle, heroes, soldier, u.s. military, attack, tank, war ...
Time: 20th century, year 1944, 1940s
Place: belgium, europe, germany, berlin germany, hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Plot: war, vietnam war, confined, captivity, military life, battles, political unrest, rebellion, on the run, anti war, espionage, life is a bitch ...
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Tuskegee Airmen (1995)
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: serious, sincere, exciting, factual, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighter pilot, world war two, racism, military, aviation, interracial relations, training, war, americana, against the odds, officers and cadets, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, 1930s
Place: alabama, usa, italy, arkansas, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Escape from Sobibor (1987)
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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: concentration camp, world war two, escape, captivity, pow, genocide, violence, brutality, against humanity, corporal punishment, holocaust, rebelliousness ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Hell in the Pacific (1968)
Genre: Adventure, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: During World War II, a shot-down American pilot and a marooned Japanese navy captain find themselves stranded on the same small uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean. Following war logic, each time the crafty Japanese devises something useful, he ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: war, world war two, island, pilot, survival, adventure, military life, human spirit, friendship, soldier, military, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 763
Only the Brave (2006)
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: exciting, suspenseful, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, world war two, soldier, military, survival, military life, society, heroic mission, battle zone, danger, daring rescue, war ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: europe, italy, france, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 145
Dieppe (1993)
Genre: History, War
Country: Canada
Story: Dieppe is a two-part Canadian television mini-series that aired on CBC Television in 1993. It was based on the book Unauthorized Action: Mountbatten and the Dieppe Raid by Brian Loring Villa. The series chronicled the events that led up to the ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, beach, failed attempt, battles, battle zone, danger, military life, heroes, war, heroic mission, escapades, landing ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1942
Place: france, normandy, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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