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Churchill: The Hollywood Years (2004)
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Churchill: The Hollywood Years (2004)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A group of American executives making a film about World War II decide that since their lead is rather unglamorous, they will draft in an American G.I. to play the part of Winston Churchill. Their take on the war depicts a handsome Churchill falling in love with Princess Elizabeth, who is herself involved in the war as an undercover agent.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, absurd, offbeat, realistic, alternative comedy
Plot: heroes, fall in love, war, battles, save the world, secret agents, working undercover, head of state, undercover, state affairs, parody, satire, fictional biography, world war two, filmmaking, dancing, party, rap, hitler, marine, steam train, german soldier, queen of england, birthday party, winston churchill ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: england, europe, london

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Most similar movies to Churchill: The Hollywood Years

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about war, world war two, military, heroes, soldier, wartime life and military life mostly in Comedy, War and Drama genres. Some movies like Churchill: The Hollywood Years: Hitler's Kaput! (2008), How I Won the War (1967), On the Double (1961), A Man Called Sarge (1990), The Pigeon That Took Rome (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hitler's Kaput! (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: Russia, Ukraine
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Russian WW2 spy spoof following misadventures of a clueless Soviet secret agent trapped inside Hitler's inner circle.
Style: not serious, dark humor, witty, stylized, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, world war two, good versus evil, farce, escapades, secret identity, save the world, espionage, love affair, war, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 30s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, leadership, basic training, military life, danger, desert ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: africa, middle east, egypt, europe, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.5
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On the Double (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: American GI Ernie Williams, admittedly weak-kneed, has an uncanny resemblance to British Colonel MacKenzie. Williams, also a master of imitation and disguise, is asked to impersonate the Colonel, ostensibly to allow the Colonel to make a secret trip ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Plot: sergeant, criminal heroes, wartime life, unsupportive spouse, state affairs, heroes, war, espionage, hidden identity, kidnapping, friendship, military ...
Time: year 1944
Place: europe, england, germany, london, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
A Man Called Sarge (1990)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the midst of WWII, a group of half-witted soldiers lead by a slightly smarter sergeant, battle the Germans and especially Von Kraut in the desert.
Style: offbeat, biting, realistic, humorous, not serious ...
Plot: parody, world war two, battles, heroes, war, military, soldier, disorder, military life, escapades, goofy hero, desert ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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The Pigeon That Took Rome (1962)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An American Infantry officer assigned to a cloak-and-dagger role in Rome uses homing pigeons for outside contact, with humorous results.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: world war two, holocaust, battles, pregnancy, anti hero, wedding, military, friendship, soldier, genocide, espionage, heroes ...
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Roses of the Desert (2006)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A sanitary battalion of Italian Army is sent to Sorman oasis in Lybia during the Africa campaign in 1940. Soon an Italian missionary, living nearby, succeed to transform the occupation by Italian Army in a kind of humanitarian mission. In fact all ...
Style: thought provoking, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, desert, friendship, war, military, state affairs, muslim, escapades, soldier, friends, society, italian soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: africa, libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, offbeat, realistic
Plot: soldier, dentist, military, military life, adventurer, heroic mission, goofy hero, officers and cadets, danger, battles, escapades, army investigation ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: england, europe, france, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Mein Führer: The Truly Truest Truth About Adolf Hitler (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Hitler no longer believes in himself, and can barely see himself as an equal to even his sheep dog. But to seize the helm of the war he would have to create one of his famous fiery speeches to mobilize the masses. Goebbels therefore brings a Jewish ...
Style: realistic, dark humor, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: world war two, farce, nazi germany, assassination attempt, politics, head of state, war, hitler, state affairs, wartime life, political conspiracy, downfall ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Secret War of Harry Frigg (1968)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When 5 allied generals are captured in Italy in WWII, it is a propaganda nightmare for the allies. The generals are all 1 star and refuse to take orders from each other in order to plan an escape. Harry Frigg is a private who has escaped from the ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, feel good, realistic
Plot: world war two, escape, villa, heroic mission, war, escapades, fall in love, heroes, daring rescue, prison, hidden identity, anti heroes ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1943
Place: italy, tunisia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
All the Queen's Men (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Germany, Austria, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A mismatched team of British Special Services agents led by an American must infiltrate, in disguise, a female-run Enigma factory in Berlin and bring back the decoding device that will end the war.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: world war two, espionage, military life, undercover, secret agents, heroic mission, military, rescue, against the rules, danger, government agency, transvestism ...
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Hanover Street (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Margaret is a nurse in England during WW2, and married to a secret agent. Things get complicated when she falls for David, an American pilot.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: world war two, secret mission, war, secret agents, love triangle, infidelity, danger, romance, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: london, france, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
To Be or Not to Be (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A bad Polish actor is just trying to make a living when Poland is invaded by the Germans in World War II. His wife has the habit of entertaining young polish officers while he's on stage, which is also a source of depression to him. When one of ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, entertaining, funny, light ...
Plot: world war two, farce, war, disorder, satire, actor, german occupation, daring rescue, theater, gay, anti hero, polish ...
Time: 1930s, 1950s, 50s
Place: poland, germany, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Which Way to the Front? (1970)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Brendan Byers III (Jerry Lewis), one of the richest men in America, has been pronounced 4-F and can't serve his country in it's war against Hitler. Byers does not takes "No" for an answer and recruits other 4-F's to fight ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, exciting
Plot: military, world war two, farce, escapades, obsessive quest, war, heroes, anti heroes, misfit, anti hero, disorder, soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Till Death Us Do Part (1968)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The film version of 'Till Death Do Us Part' tells the story of Alf Garnett, his wife Else, and their newborn daughter Rita, living through the London Blitz and beyond.
Style: offbeat, witty, cynical, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: working class, world war two, world cup, family relations, misfit, society, racism, family life, eccentric family, couples, wartime life, fanatic ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 60s, year 1939, 1930s ...
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.8
 5K
Best Defense (1984)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Wylie is a lazy engineer. Landry is a Sergeant specialising in Armour. They have never met but their lives become entangled when Landry must take the tank Wylie designed into combat. Wylie is waiting for his employer to go out of business when he ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, engineer, espionage, undercover, danger, military, fighting the system, army investigation, save the day, secret agents, heroic mission, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.2
 7K
Dad's Army (2016)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A cinema remake of the classic sitcom Dad's Army (1968). The Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard platoon deal with a visiting female journalist and a German spy as World War II draws to its conclusion.
Style: not serious, humorous, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: world war two, farce, misfit, disorder, goofy hero, espionage, soldier, military life, military, social relations, friendship, danger ...
Time: 1940s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 699
Agent 8 3/4 (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young man travels to Prague for his new employer, unaware that he is being used as an espionage courier.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, comic
Plot: secret agents, espionage, farce, parody, cold war, undercover, heroes, escapades, working undercover, state affairs, danger, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: prague, czech republic, europe, czechoslovakia, central europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Secret of Santa Vittoria (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: During World War II, Italian villagers hide their wine from the German army.
Style: humorous, captivating, exciting, light, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, rise to the top, small town, fighting the system, military, escapades, war, anti semitism, mayor, wine, italian fascism ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Pentagon Wars (1998)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: From the director of “Made In America” and “The Money Pit” comes a hilarious look at one of the most expensive blunders in military history. Over 17 years and almost as many billion dollars have gone into devising the BFV (Bradley Fighting ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: u.s. army, gulf war, vietnam war, soldier, military, military life, danger, undercover, state affairs, deadly, government agency, infantrymen ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, dark humor, realistic, biting ...
Plot: mistaken identity, military life, disorder, dishonesty, uncover truth, military base, military, hapless soldier, isolation, military hospital, anti war, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: dark humor, humorous, cynical, satirical, thought provoking ...
Plot: anti war, world war one, satire, soldier, military, family relations, siblings relations, military life, superior officer, infantrymen, state affairs, war ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Ensign Pulver (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 1945, on an old cargo ship somewhere deep in the Pacific ocean: Captain Morton strives to become commander, so he demands the maximum quality of work from his crew, without granting them any freedom or favors - ignoring that they're thousand of ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: military life, world war two, military, officers and cadets, escapades, save the day, heroes, war, ocean or sea, power relations, ship, rebelliousness ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Americanization of Emily (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: During the build-up to D-Day in 1944, the British found their island hosting many thousands of American soldiers who were "oversexed, overpaid, and over here". That's Charlie Madison exactly; he knows all the angles to make life as ...
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, dark humor, humorous ...
Plot: anti war, world war two, military, d day, naval officer, american in the uk, mental illness, love affair, war, romance, fall in love, love and romance ...
Place: london, england, europe, france, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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A Private Function (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Life isn't easy in 1947 Yorkshire, where strict post-war rationing is putting the squeeze on the townspeople. But when a working-class couple discover that the town's wealthy elite has been secretly fattening up an illegal pig for their ...
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, biting, offbeat ...
Plot: satire, pig, village, countryside, small town, working class, heist, social relations, social differences, society, crime gone awry, couples ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1947, 1930s ...
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
How I Unleashed World War II (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 224 min.
Story: How I unleashed World War II is a Polish feature film made in 1969, based on Kazimierz Sławiński's novel "Przygody kanoniera Dolasa" (The adventures of Dolas the cannoneer). The film was divided into three parts: Ucieczka (The ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: world war two, military, war, anti heroes, nothing goes right, wartime life, heroes, disorder, hapless soldier, comedy of errors, silly humor, polish ...
Time: 20th century
Place: africa, poland, europe, england, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming! (1966)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Without hostile intent, a Soviet sub runs aground off New England. Men are sent for a boat, but many villagers go into a tizzy, risking bloodshed.
Style: humorous, witty, offbeat, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: submarine, island, cold war, culture clash, hostage, espionage, satire, friendship, silly humor, manipulation, comedy of errors, danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, russia, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 426
Stella Street (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Michael Caine, Robert De Niro, Jack Nicholson and Roger Moore all live on a quiet street in Surbiton and Mick Jagger and Keith Richards run their corner shop - who knew?
Style: suspense, clever, semi serious, humorous, biting ...
Plot: celebrity culture, social differences, misfit, lifestyle, society, artists and showbiz, anti heroes, nothing goes right, suburban life, unfulfillment, workplace situations, satire ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Hogan's Heroes (1965)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Hogan's Heroes is an American television sitcom that ran for 168 episodes from September 17, 1965, to July 4, 1971, on the CBS network. The show was set in a German prisoner of war camp during World War II. Bob Crane starred as Colonel Robert ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, witty, surreal ...
Plot: world war two, pow, military, radio, tunnel, espionage, confined, nothing goes right, farce, superior officer, superior, prison life ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Hannibal Brooks (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Adventure, War, Action
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A POW in World War II is put to work in a Munich zoo, looking after an Asian elephant. The zoo is bombed by the Americans and the director of the zoo decides it is not safe for his Asian elephant Lucy to remain there. So he sends Brooks to safety ...
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, humorous, cult film ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, escape, elephant, zoo, genocide, against humanity, war, anti heroes, chases and races, confined, heroes ...
Place: switzerland, europe, germany, swiss alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: military, officers and cadets, war, gays and lesbians, wartime life, anti war, gender, heroes, performer's life, heroic mission, coming out, bittersweet ...
Place: singapore, asia, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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