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McGuire, Go Home! (1965)
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McGuire, Go Home! (1965)
Original name: The High Bright Sun
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: This story of love and espionage focuses on political turmoil as a small nation struggles to free itself from colonial rule, and one man tries to serve both justice and his own heart.
Plot: terrorist, british intelligence, british army, witness, independence, attack
Place: greece, cyprus

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about military, battles, war, heroes, soldier, battle and adventure mostly in Drama, War and Adventure genres. Some movies like McGuire, Go Home!: King & Country (1964), When the Greeks (1981), The Burmese Harp (1985), The Captain Martens Brothers (1974), 633 Squadron (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
King & Country (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: During World War I a British soldier, charged with desertion, is defended by an officer who at first despises his actions and then grows to feel sympathy for him.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: world war one, courtroom, military, soldier, deserter, court martial, war, legal, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, social differences, anti war ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1917
Place: england, belgium
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When the Greeks (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Greece
Duration: 98 min.
Story: At the turn of the twentieth century a young merchant is abducted by a group of brigands who are sheltered in a remote mountainous area of Greece aiming to extract ransom from his wealthy family. The young man develops a kind of sympathy to the ...
Plot: destiny, tradition, mountain, ransom, rich man, bandit, freedom, greek, turk, kidnapping, police, hiding place ...
Time: 1890s
Place: greece, athens greece, turkey
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The Burmese Harp (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Story: In the War's closing days, when a conscience-driven Japanese soldier fails to get his countrymen to surrender to overwhelming force, he adopts the lifestyle of a Buddhist monk.
Plot: japanese army, buddhism, british army, world war two, soldier
Time: 1940s
Place: japan, burma
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Captain Martens Brothers (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Romania
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Historical movie based on the "fratii Jderi" book. The movie is in the top 20 most watched Romanian movies.
Plot: medieval, battles, horde, battle, barbarian, village
Place: romania
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633 Squadron (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When Norwegian resistance leader Lieutenant Erik Bergman reports the location of a German V-2 rocket fuel plant, the Royal Air Force's 633 Squadron is assigned the mission to destroy it. The plant is in a seemingly-impregnable location beneath ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, sincere
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, world war two, danger, save the day, military, hopes, against the odds, air raid, heroic mission, human spirit, daring rescue, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Flight from Ashiya (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Romance, Drama, War
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Featuring an all-star cast and on-location shooting in Japan, where the story is set, three US Air Force rescue pilots must overcome their personal problems and differences to embark upon a dangerous mission to save raft-bound Japanese survivors ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting, sentimental ...
Plot: pilot, catastrophe, chases and races, escapades, heroes, adventure, race against time, ship, heroic mission, isolation, haunted by the past, forces of nature ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: japan, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Glory Sky (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Greece
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two stories set in northern Greece during World War II.
Plot: wartime, soldier, solitude, military, world war two, german occupation, retreat
Time: 1940s
Place: greece
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Let Them Come (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Algeria
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this remarkable adaptation of Arezki Mellal’s novel, a family must defend itself amidst the onslaught of violence between government forces and radical Islamists in 1980s Algeria.
Plot: islam, terrorism, terrorist, night, fundamentalism, mediterranean, car breakdown, father daughter relationship
Place: algeria
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Zeppelin (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The outbreak of World War I places Scots officer Geoffrey Richter-Douglas in an uncomfortable position. Although his allegiance is to Britain, his mother was from an aristocratic Bavarian family, and he spent his summers in Germany as a child. When ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: scotland, germany, london
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Horatio Hornblower: The Fire Ship (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British ...
Style: serious, exciting
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Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: north africa
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The War Lover (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Buzz Rickson is a dare-devil World War II bomber pilot with a death wish. Failing at everything not involving flying, Rickson lives for the most dangerous missions. His crew lives with this aspect of his personality only because they know he always ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: bomber, heroes, danger, escapades, adventure, soldier, military, save the day, war, battles, human nature, survival ...
Place: england, germany, europe
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Horatio Hornblower: The Wrong War (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: ship, execution, french, first love, navy, battles, invasion, heroes, adventurer, military, rivalry, leadership ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s
Place: france, europe, brittany
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Fugitive Pieces (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Greece, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A child escapes from Poland during World War II and first heads to Greece before coming of age in Canada.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, emotional, exciting ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, haunted by the past, breakup, childhood trauma, wartime life, fugitives, life is a bitch, war, coming of age, survival, loss of parents ...
Place: canada, europe, greece, poland
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Hornblower: Duty (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: sea battle, ship captain, ship, battles, adventure, military, military life, couples, rescue, danger, treason, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Horatio Hornblower 3 (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
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Style: suspenseful, rough, captivating, realistic, serious ...
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Billy Budd (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
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Style: emotional, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
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Play Dirty (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
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Style: exciting, serious, realistic
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Last Night of Love (1980)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Romania, West Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1916, shortly before Romania's entry in World War One Romanian Army Lieutenant Tudor Gheorghiu is posted to a border patrol unit on Romania's border with Austria-Hungary. Not receiving any news from his wife he persuades the commanding ...
Plot: duty, gigolo, businessman, con artists, world war one, attack, infidelity, inheritance, court martial, reception, obsession, jealousy ...
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The Charioteer (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Greece
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Alexis Damianos's final film (of three) came twenty-four years after his EVDOKIA, which many consider the greatest of Greek films. THE CHARIOTEER begins in 1941: Hniochos, a student, is captured by the Italians and imprisoned. In prison he ...
Plot: fictional biography, escape, world war two, student, dancing, countryside, partisan, pow, peasant, statue, capture, captive ...
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The 7th Dawn (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 123 min.
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Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
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Place: asia, malaysia, russia
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The Last Valley (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: People in a small German village in the last valley to remain untouched by the devastating Thirty Years' War try to exist in peace with a group of soldiers occupying the valley.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: village, battles, anti war, adventure, war, village life, military, rescue, chaos, heroes, society, danger ...
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The Virgin Soldiers (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The core of the plot is the romantic triangle formed by the protagonist, a conscripted soldier named Private Brigg; a worldly professional soldier named Sergeant Driscoll, and Phillipa Raskin, the daughter of the Regimental Sergeant Major. The ...
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Who Is That Man? (1985)
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Sharpe: The Legend (1997)
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The Camp Followers (1965)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, West Germany, Yugoslavia
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In WWII, Lieut. Martino and his men are assigned to lead a group of prostitutes through the mountainous ways to serve in brothels for Italian soldiers in Albania.
Plot: hunger, italian army, prostitute, world war two, self esteem, male female relationship, convoy, italian soldier, mountain, sergeant, prostitution, journey ...
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Duration: 93 min.
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Style: serious, exciting
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