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The Carabineers (1963)
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The Carabineers (1963)
Original name: Les Carabiniers
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: During a war in an imaginary country, unscrupulous soldiers recruit poor farmers with promises of an easy and happy life. Two of these farmers write to their wives of their exploits.
Style: thought provoking, bleak, serious, suspense, surreal, disturbing, cynical, semi serious, biting, offbeat ...
Plot: anti war, satire, war, military, betrayal, battles, soldier, life is a bitch, down on your luck, military life, war crime, treason, firing squad, cynicism, new wave, imaginary, french new wave
Time: 60s
Place: middle east, egypt, africa, france, usa, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, bleak and semi serious films with plots about soldier, war, military, anti war, military life, wartime life and life is a bitch mostly in Drama, War and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Carabineers: Black and White in Color (1976), Oh! What a Lovely War (1969), No Man's Land (2001), La chinoise (1967), Kippur (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Black and White in Color (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Côte d'Ivoire, France, West Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: French colonists in Africa, several months behind in the news, find themselves at war with their German neighbors. Deciding that they must do their proper duty and fight the Germans, they promptly conscript the local native population. Issuing them ...
Style: cynical, biting, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: world war one, soldier, military, satire, colonialism, dark humor, imperialism, battles, war, society, politics, state affairs ...
Time: 1910s, year 1914, year 1915
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Oh! What a Lovely War (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, War
Country: UK
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A movie about the First World War based on a stage musical of the same name, portraying the "Game of War" and focusing mainly on the members of one family (last name Smith) who go off to war. Much of the action in the movie revolves around ...
Style: cynical, humorous, satirical, captivating, tense ...
Plot: anti war, world war one, satire, soldier, dark humor, military, family relations, state affairs, war, superior officer, infantrymen, military life ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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No Man's Land (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: France, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Italy, Belgium, UK, Slovenia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two soldiers from opposite sites get stuck between the front lines in the same trench. The UN is asked to free them and both sides agree on a ceasefire, but will they stick to it?
Style: thought provoking, bleak, sentimental, semi serious, captivating ...
Plot: anti war, un, politics, survival, soldier, bomb, dishonesty, military, human nature, satire, tragic hero, intrigue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1993
Place: serbia, europe, former yugoslavia, bosnia, bosnia herzegovina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.0
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La chinoise (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A small group of French students are studying Mao, trying to find out their position in the world and how to change the world to a Maoistic community using terrorism.
Style: talky, thought provoking, biting, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, revolution, university, society, rebellion, lifestyle, state affairs, crimes, youth, fighting the system, student life, rebelliousness ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, france, europe, britain, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Kippur (2000)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The film takes place in 1973 during the Yom Kippur War in which Egypt and Syria launched attacks in Sinai and the Golan Heights. The story is told from the perspective of Israeli soldiers. We are led by Weinraub and his friend Ruso on a day that ...
Style: disturbing, tense, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: rescue, soldier, military life, life is a bitch, military, battle zone, realism, war, anti war, wounded soldier, war injury, war zone ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: israel, middle east, egypt, syria
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Company K (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on the popular World War I novel by author William March, director Robert Clem's COMPANY K follows a veteran of the first great conflict as he finishes a book about his wartime experiences and reflects on how a man's true character ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, epic, captivating, serious ...
Plot: anti war, veteran, wartime life, prison life, haunted by the past, military life, battles, politics, state affairs, war, military, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, year 1917
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Two Men Went to War (2002)
Genre: Comedy, War, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Comedy drama based on the true story of two British Army dentists who in 1942, eager to see action, go AWOL and invade occupied France on their own.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: soldier, world war two, dentist, military life, heroic mission, military, adventurer, goofy hero, officers and cadets, army investigation, escapades, battles ...
Time: 1940s
Place: europe, france, england, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, bleak, rough, suspenseful, biting ...
Plot: sniper, bosnian war, train, friends, battles, battle zone, anti war, genocide, military life, siblings relations, friendship, best friends ...
Place: sarajevo, europe, former yugoslavia, bosnia herzegovina
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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20 Cigarettes (2010)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Based on director Aureliano Amadei's 2003 experiences in Iraq, 20 Cigarettes is the gripping story of a twenty-eight year old anarchist and anti-war activist who receives an offer to fly to Iraq as assistant director on a film about the Italian ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: wartime life, life is a bitch, filmmaking, director, iraq war, iraq iran war, soldier, military, military life, death threat, assault, military base ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
How I Won the War (1967)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An inept British WWII commander leads his troops to a series of misadventures in North Africa and Europe.
Style: clever, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: anti war, world war two, battles, soldier, war, politics, working class, desert, wartime life, basic training, heroic mission, military life ...
Time: 1940s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Elusive Corporal (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story serves as a companion piece to Renoir's 1937 film, Grand Illusion, once more bringing together men from across the broad social spectrum of French society to depict one man's Sisyphean efforts to escape captivity in a German POW ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, contemplative
Plot: world war two, military, survival, prison, dentist, soldier, escape, hopes, war, captivity, adventure, anti war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Kilometre Zero (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: France, Iraq, Finland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set during the Iraq-Iran war in the 80s, the film tells of a tragicomic road trip set in Iraq's Kurdistan.
Style: emotional, captivating, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: military, military life, on the road, obsessive quest, society, escapades, oppression, genocide, travel, life & death, dark humor, taxi ...
Time: 80s
Place: iraq, middle east, iran, kurdistan, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Nothing to Report (1973)
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: captivating, tense, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: soldier, prostitute, battles, rebellion, military, state affairs, politics, life is a bitch, society, war, military life, anti war ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: algeria, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
El Alamein - The Line of Fire (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: War seen through the eyes of Serra, a university student from Palermo who volunteers in 1942 to fight in Africa. He is assigned to the Pavia Division on the southern line in Egypt. Rommel and the Axis forces are bogged down; it's October, the ...
Style: serious, bleak, captivating, realistic, sincere
Plot: soldier, military, battles, friendship, world war two, war, wartime life, military life, behind enemy lines, introspection, anti war, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: middle east, egypt, africa, italy, libya ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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King of Hearts (1966)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, satirical, absurd ...
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Place: france, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Greenery Will Bloom Again (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: World War I, Italian north-eastern front after the 1917 bloody battles on the Altipiano. A group of soldiers face the difficulty of war in a story that unfolds in the space of one night. Events follow one after the other without any kind of pattern: ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: soldier, anti war, military, battle zone, introspection, military life, life is a bitch, world war one, war, dealing with death, battles, mountain ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, year 1917
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
All Quiet on the Western Front (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: At the start of World War I, Paul Baumer is a young German patriot, eager to fight. Indoctrinated with propaganda at school, he and his friends eagerly sign up for the army soon after graduation. But when the horrors of war soon become too much to ...
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: world war one, soldier, military, battles, hospital, anti war, school, war, life is a bitch, leadership, heroes, innocence lost ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: germany, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Camp de Thiaroye (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Senegal, Algeria, Tunisia
Duration: 157 min.
Story: A historical drama based on the Thiaroye transit camp massacre, Camp de Thiaroye dismantles the myth of colonial assimilation to expose ingrained social and cultural mechanisms of racism, exploitation, and privilege. In 1944, the French army ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, thought provoking, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, interracial relations, racism, soldier, injustice, wartime life, culture clash, state affairs, war, military, against humanity, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: africa, senegal, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An elderly woman takes a train trip to visit her grandson at his army camp inside Chechnya.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, contemplative
Plot: soldier, military life, military, golden years, human nature, anti war, parents and children, homecoming, family relations, war, fish out of water, grandmother grandson relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chechnya, russia, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Seven Beauties (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Nominated for four Academy Awards including Best Director, Seven Beauties stars Giancarlo Giannini (Swept Away) as Pasqualino Frafuso, known in Naples as "Pasqualino Seven Beauties." A petty thief who lives off of the profits of his seven ...
Style: cynical, disturbing, humorous, biting, suspense ...
Plot: world war two, concentration camp, survival, pimp, honor, dark humor, life is a bitch, soldier, misfit, war, crimes, confined ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Privates on Parade (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: It is 1947, the year of the communist rebellion in Malaya and the British army's SADUSEA (Song And Dance Unit South East Asia) are called to the Malayan Jungle to entertain the troops. The eccentric, bible-bashing Major Giles Flack (John ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty
Plot: military, bittersweet, world war two, heroes, war, performer's life, soldier, gender, gays and lesbians, power relations, battles, basic training ...
Place: singapore, asia, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
For Ever Mozart (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: For Ever Mozart is an episodic film that follows a theater troupe from France attempting to put on a play in Sarajevo. Along their journey they are captured and held in a POW camp, and they call for help from their friends and relations in France. ...
Style: experimental, realistic, serious, avant garde, contemplative
Plot: politics, battles, artists and showbiz, war, anti war, filmmaking, performer's life, african american, rehearsal, sex, money, male nudity ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, bosnia, former yugoslavia, vichy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.9
 198
Cup Final (1991)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Israel
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An Israeli soldier is taken hostage by a small PLO squad in Lebanon. The soldier planned to go on vacation and to fly to the world final soccer cup, he and his capturers share the love to soccer and toward the (not so happy) end a relationship is ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: hostage, soldier, military, war, life is a bitch, confined, infantrymen, lebanese, hapless soldier, captivity, anti war, wartime life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, lebanon, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Weekend (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A supposedly idyllic weekend trip to the countryside turns into a never-ending nightmare of traffic jams, revolution, cannibalism and murder as French bourgeois society starts to collapse under the weight of its own consumer preoccupations.
Style: biting, suspense, tense, witty, serious ...
Plot: traffic jam, weekend, satire, murder, surrealism, cannibalism, on the road, terrorism, fighting the system, revolution, collision, chaos ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.4
 72K
MASH (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and high jinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war.
Style: humorous, talky, witty, captivating, satirical ...
Plot: anti war, military, nurse, camp, dark humor, conflict, sanity, buddies, soldier, doctors and patients, satire, american football ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1951, 70s
Place: korea, vietnam, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Two or Three Things I Know About Her... (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story of a housewife who must work the streets to earn an extra living - and who becomes the starting point for a larger socio-political essay.
Style: talky, clever, cynical, serious, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, vietnam war, prostitution, coffee, kindergarten, obsession, couples, unfulfillment, politics, love and romance, social misfits, lifestyle ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, vietnam, europe, france, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 601
Leo the Last (1970)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Prince Leo, last in the line of rulers of a long-deposed monarchy on continental Europe and jaded with the frenetic search for kicks with the European jet-set, returns to his father's London town house for rest.
Style: suspense, biting, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: satire, culture clash, urban ghetto life, down on your luck, fish out of water, social decay, graphic violence, urban ghetto, injustice, disorder, estate, society ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.6
 830
War Requiem (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A film with no spoken dialogue, just follows the music and lyrics of Benjamin Britten's "War Requiem, which include WWI soldier poet Wilfred Owen's poems reflecting the war's horrors. It shows the story of an Englishman soldier ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, experimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: world war one, soldier, military, battles, anti war, performer's life, against humanity, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, war, unfulfillment, tragic love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Profession of Arms (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Bulgaria
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In autumn of 1526, the Emperor, Charles V, sends his German landsknechts led by Georg von Frundsberg to march towards Rome. The inferior papal armies, commanded by Giovanni de'Medici, try to chase them in the midst of a harsh winter. ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, epic
Plot: soldier, leadership, military, military life, life is a bitch, betrayal, battles, renaissance, war, winter, heroes, night ...
Time: 16th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.0
 2K
Guy X (2005)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Canada, Iceland, UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A black comedy set in 1979, about a soldier mistakenly posted to an Arctic military base.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspense, biting ...
Plot: mistaken identity, military life, hapless soldier, disorder, uncover truth, military, dishonesty, military base, dark humor, isolation, conspiracy, sexual content ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%