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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, winston churchill, dancing, party, rap, hitler, marine, steam train, german soldier, queen of england, birthday party ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: england, europe, london, buckingham palace

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and offbeat films with plots about war, world war two, heroes, military, soldier, military life and wartime 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), The Roses of the Desert (2006), 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, farce, world war two, good versus evil, espionage, secret identity, escapades, war, rivalry, heroes, danger, love affair ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 40s, 30s
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, desert, wartime life, frame up, military life, basic training ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: africa, europe, middle east, egypt, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Plot: food fight, sergeant, world war two, hitler, battles, estrangement, airplane, criminal heroes, head of state, state affairs, espionage, disorder ...
Time: year 1944
Place: england, germany, europe, berlin germany, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: world war two, desert, friendship, war, military, state affairs, muslim, friends, society, soldier, escapades, italian soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: africa, libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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: dark humor, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: world war two, hitler, satire, farce, assassination attempt, head of state, war, politics, wartime life, state affairs, downfall, political conspiracy ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: world war two, pregnancy, friendship, genocide, fall in love, wartime life, wedding, anti hero, battles, holocaust, anti heroes, soldier ...
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ 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: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, realistic, offbeat
Plot: soldier, dentist, adventurer, goofy hero, military, heroic mission, military life, officers and cadets, battles, danger, army investigation, escapades ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: france, europe, england, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, exciting, humorous
Plot: world war two, farce, military, soldier, goofy hero, escapades, anti heroes, war, heroes, obsessive quest, misfit, anti hero ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: biting, suspense, offbeat, humorous, not serious ...
Plot: battles, world war two, parody, disorder, war, escapades, heroes, goofy hero, military, soldier, desert, military life ...
Time: year 1942
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, realistic, humorous, feel good, exciting
Plot: world war two, escape, villa, love and romance, escapades, anti heroes, troublemaker, disorder, palaces castles and temples, anti hero, war, hidden identity ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: italy, london, tunisia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, heroic mission, military life, undercover, secret agents, military, against the rules, danger, government agency, rescue, transvestism ...
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, parody, wartime life ...
Time: 50s, 1930s, 1950s
Place: poland, germany, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, secret agents, war, infidelity, couple relations, fall in love, love triangle, couples, danger, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: london, europe, england, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: controversial, suspense, offbeat, witty, humorous ...
Plot: working class, world cup, world war two, society, eccentric family, family life, wartime life, racism, misfit, couples, family relations, london blitz ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 60s, year 1966, 1960s ...
Place: europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: not serious, realistic, humorous, comic
Plot: parody, farce, secret agents, espionage, cold war, working undercover, danger, heroes, escapades, undercover, state affairs, iron curtain ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: prague, czech republic, europe, czechoslovakia, prague czech republic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, engineer, espionage, danger, undercover, military, heroic mission, army investigation, save the day, secret agents, fighting the system, 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, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: world war two, soldier, goofy hero, misfit, disorder, farce, espionage, military life, military, social relations, friendship, adventure ...
Time: 1940s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.9
 440
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: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: misfit, fish out of water, disorder, satire, showbiz, culture clash, social decay, tv show, lifestyle, suburbs, celebrity culture, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, light, exciting, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, rise to the top, small town, fighting the system, military, anti semitism, escapades, war, mayor, wine, italian fascism ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: disturbing, humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: u.s. army, gulf war, vietnam war, soldier, cold war, military, military life, undercover, state affairs, danger, workplace intrigue, power relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 70s, 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, realistic, dark humor, biting ...
Plot: military life, mistaken identity, disorder, hapless soldier, dishonesty, military, uncover truth, military base, isolation, anti war, rock, military hospital ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, cynical, humorous, satirical, thought provoking ...
Plot: anti war, world war one, satire, soldier, military, family relations, wartime life, military life, superior officer, infantrymen, siblings relations, state affairs ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, 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, offbeat, humorous, witty ...
Plot: military life, world war two, military, ocean or sea, save the day, escapades, war, heroes, officers and cadets, ship, rebelliousness, power relations ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, military, military life, polish, war, soldier, disorder, hapless soldier, nothing goes right, heroes, anti heroes, silly humor ...
Time: 20th century
Place: africa, poland, europe, italy, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Into the Storm (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This powerful follow-up to “The Gathering Storm” follows Churchill from 1940 to 1945 as he guided his beleaguered nation through the crucible of the war years--even as his marriage was encountering its own struggles.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy
Plot: winston churchill, world war two, prime minister, negotiation, state affairs, leadership, head of state, politics, war, political leader, diplomacy, defeat ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1945, year 1940
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: submarine, island, cold war, culture clash, hostage, espionage, satire, friendship, danger, fish out of water, comedy of errors, heroic mission ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, russia, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, cult film ...
Plot: world war two, escape, soldier, elephant, zoo, confined, anti heroes, military, escapades, fugitives, chases and races, against humanity ...
Place: switzerland, germany, europe, swiss alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, suspense, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: satire, pig, village, countryside, small town, working class, crime gone awry, village life, heist, couple relations, social differences, society ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1947, 1930s ...
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ 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: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious
Plot: military, officers and cadets, gender bending, heroic mission, coming out, anti war, bittersweet, world war two, heroes, performer's life, gays and lesbians, soldier ...
Place: singapore, asia, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Hogan's Heroes (1965)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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, offbeat, humorous, witty, surreal ...
Plot: world war two, pow, military, espionage, radio, tunnel, war, nothing goes right, confined, heroes, undercover, working undercover ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%