Movies like Inglourious Basterds

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Inglourious Basterds (2009)
 8.3
 1.4M
Inglourious Basterds (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as "The Basterds" are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds, lead by Lt. Aldo Raine soon cross paths with a French-Jewish teenage girl who runs a movie theater in Paris which is targeted by the soldiers.
Style: tense, atmospheric, captivating, suspense, bloody, absurd, rough, epic, witty, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, war, nazi, dark humor, vengeance, revenge, nazism, working undercover, brutality, german, sadism, military, fascist, soldier, violence, racism, heroes, hitler, jewish, self sacrifice, bomb, gunfight, nazi hunter, torture, holocaust ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: paris france, france, germany, europe

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Most similar movies to Inglourious Basterds

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about world war two, brutality, war, military, soldier, violence and survival mostly in Drama, War and Action genres. Some movies like Inglourious Basterds: Django Unchained (2012), Fury (2014), Allied (2016), The Eagle Has Landed (1976), Jojo Rabbit (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Django Unchained (2012)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.
Style: captivating, rough, epic, serious, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, slavery, bounty hunter, vengeance, revenge, violent, dark humor, african american, gunfight, old west, courage, one against many ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: usa, mississippi, tennessee, texas, austin texas
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93%
 7.5
 480K
Fury (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, China, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Last months of World War II in April 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theater, a battle-hardened U.S. Army sergeant in the 2nd Armored Division named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank called "Fury" and its five-man ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, war, tank, military, soldier, american soldier, nazi germany, battles, heroism, ambush, battlefield, nazi ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, 20th century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Allied (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In 1942, an intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war.
Style: suspense, sexy, emotional, scenic, tense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: spy, world war two, nazi, espionage, betrayal, love, french, double agent, military, secret mission, female agent, female spy ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, future
Place: france, england, london, berlin germany, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Eagle Has Landed (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: When the Nazi high command learns in late 1943 that Winston Churchill will be spending time at a country estate in Norfolk, it hatches an audacious scheme to kidnap the prime minister and spirit him to Germany for enforced negotiations with Hitler.
Style: exciting, suspense, tense, intense, serious ...
Plot: world war two, espionage, war, nazi, nazi germany, soldier, runaway, rescue, insubordination, spy, leadership, secret agents ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: england, germany, poland, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Jojo Rabbit (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: New Zealand, Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother is hiding a young Jewish girl in their attic. Aided only by his idiotic imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler, Jojo must ...
Style: sad, psychological, tense, disturbing, emotional ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: world war two, satire, nazi, nazi germany, nazism, boy, hitler, hitler youth, jew persecution, jewish girl, rabbit, violence ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, year 1944
Place: germany, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Enemy at the Gates (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Ireland, UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Enemy at the Gates is a war film from Jean-Jacques Annaud from 2001 that takes place during the battle of Stalingard in World War II between the Russians and the Germans.
Style: realistic, epic, serious, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, world war two, war, military, german, russian, friendship, heroes, nazism, death, nazi, courage ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: russia, ussr, poland, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.7
 77K
Black Book (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Netherlands, Germany, UK, Belgium
Duration: 145 min.
Story: In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance.
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspense, epic, erotic ...
Plot: jewish, world war two, holocaust, spy, espionage, nazism, nazi, war, atrocity, occupation, terrorist, betrayal ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, year 1956, 50s, 20th century ...
Place: netherlands, holland, israel, belgium, amsterdam ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.4
 249K
The Boat (1981)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany, Italy, France, UK
Duration: 149 min.
Story: A German submarine hunts allied ships during the Second World War, but it soon becomes the hunted. The crew tries to survive below the surface, while stretching both the boat and themselves to their limits.
Style: epic, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: submarine, world war two, naval battle, navy, war, nazi, battles, ocean, anti war, survival, german, military ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1942, year 1941
Place: germany, atlantic ocean, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 69K
Windtalkers (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Joe Enders is a gung-ho Marine assigned to protect a "windtalker" - one of several Navajo Indians who were used to relay messages during World War II because their spoken language was indecipherable to Japanese code breakers.
Style: realistic, factual, brutal, intense, stylized ...
Plot: world war two, war, military, native american, artillery, survival, code, marines, friendship, military life, courage, violence ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s, year 1943, 20th century
Place: japan, arizona, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Inglorious Bastards (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Set in Europe during WWII, a group of American soldiers on their way to military prison are beset upon by a German artillery attack, escaping with Switzerland in their sights. Before making it any farther, they volunteer to steal a V2 warhead for ...
Style: realistic, talky, intense, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, gunfight, war, escape, battles, brutality, fascism, cult, adventure, partners, survival, behind enemy lines ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 70s
Place: germany, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Dirty Dozen (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: 12 American military prisoners in World War II are ordered to infiltrate a well-guarded enemy château and kill the Nazi officers vacationing there. The soldiers, most of whom are facing death sentences for a variety of violent crimes, agree to the ...
Style: exciting, tense, intense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, behind enemy lines, squad, military, war, redemption, soldier, commando, nazi, mission, military base, machismo ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1944
Place: germany, france, europe, brittany, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 23K
The Great Raid (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 132 min.
Story: As World War II rages, the elite Sixth Ranger Battalion is given a mission of heroic proportions: push 30 miles behind enemy lines and liberate over 500 American prisoners of war.
Style: tense, harsh, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, military, rescue mission, world war two, pow, escape attempt, against the odds, military life, human spirit, massacre, daring rescue, behind enemy lines ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: the philippines, poland, germany, japan, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Once Upon a Time... In Hollywood (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK, China
Duration: 161 min.
Story: A faded TV actor and his stunt double embark on an odyssey to make a name for themselves in the film industry during the Helter Skelter reign of terror in 1969 Los Angeles.
Style: exciting, twist ending, homoerotic, entertaining, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids
Plot: hippie, nagging wife, violence, filmmaking, struggling actor, pig, hollywood, sexy woman, chinaman, knocked up, actor, friendship between men ...
Time: year 1969, 60s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, italy, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Guns of Navarone (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: A team of allied saboteurs are assigned an impossible mission: infiltrate an impregnable Nazi-held island and destroy the two enormous long-range field guns that prevent the rescue of 2,000 trapped British soldiers.
Style: exciting, suspense, intense, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, war, behind enemy lines, island, german, adventure, nazi, resistance, mercenary, gunfight, military, battles ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, 20th century
Place: greece, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.3
 53K
Hart's War (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Fourth-generation Army Col. William McNamara is imprisoned in a brutal German POW camp. Still, as the senior-ranking American officer, he commands his fellow inmates, keeping a sense of honor alive in a place where honor is easy to destroy, all ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspense, harsh, factual ...
Plot: world war two, war, prison, military, nazi, escape, racism, pow, soldier, russian, torture, propaganda ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, poland, europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.4
 27K
Cross of Iron (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: It is 1943, and the German army, ravaged and demoralised, are hastily retreating from the Russian front. In the midst of all this madness, conflict brews between the aristocratic yet ultimately pusillanimous Captain Stransky and the courageous ...
Style: brutal, tense, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, soldier, war, eastern front, nazi, homosexual, wehrmacht, anti war, survival, tank, russian, german ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: russia, germany, siberia, france, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Great Escape (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: The Nazis, exasperated at the number of escapes from their prison camps by a relatively small number of Allied prisoners, relocates them to a high-security 'escape-proof' camp to sit out the remainder of the war. Undaunted, the prisoners ...
Style: epic, suspenseful, suspense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: prison, world war two, prison escape, war, pow, nazi, escape, military, freedom, soldier, capture, escape attempt ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, poland, europe, alps, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Monuments Men (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men is an action drama focusing on seven over-the-hill, out-of-shape museum directors, artists, architects, curators, and art historians who went to the front lines of ...
Style: intense, suspense, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, war, art theft, military, art, nazi germany, treasure hunt, painting, stolen gold, architect, redemption, german ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, year 1977, year 1945, year 1944 ...
Place: germany, paris france, france, poland, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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The Beast of War (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: During the war in Afghanistan a Soviet tank crew commanded by a tyrannical officer find themselves lost and in a struggle against a band of Mujahadeen guerrillas in the mountains.
Style: realistic, bleak, light, stylized, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, war, tank, politics, vietnam war, military, anti war, vengeance, beast, brutality, revenge, russian ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: afghanistan, iraq, israel, russia, vietnam ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Max Manus: Man of War (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Norway, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Max Manus is a Norwegian 2008 biographic war film based on the real events of the life of resistance fighter Max Manus (1914–96), after his contribution in the Winter War against the Soviet Union. The story follows Manus through the outbreak of ...
Style: tense, factual, brutal, melancholic, light ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: world war two, resistance, war, nazi, nazism, military, adventure, escape, gestapo, romance, courage, nazi occupation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: norway, scotland, egypt, japan, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Force 10 from Navarone (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Mallory and Miller are back. The survivors of Navarone are sent on a mission along with a unit called Force 10, which is led by Colonel Barnsby. But Force 10 has a mission of their own which the boys know nothing about.
Style: exciting, suspense, intense, stylized, tense ...
Plot: world war two, war, survival, adventure, nazi, task force, battles, military, double agent, heroic mission, racism, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 70s
Place: germany, former yugoslavia, italy, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Saints and Soldiers: Airborne Creed (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of American GIs work their way through war-torn France during the final days of the Second World War.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, captivating, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, soldier, battles, military, heroes, american soldier, mormon, friendship, pow, courage, brutality, violence ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 8.1
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Platoon (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: As a young and naive recruit in Vietnam, Chris Taylor faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.
Style: rough, realistic, disturbing, epic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, soldier, battlefield, battles, combat, jungle warfare, jungle, squad, war, anti war, war crime ...
Time: year 1967, 60s, year 1968, 20th century
Place: vietnam, southeast asia, the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Miracle at St. Anna (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Miracle at St. Anna chronicles the story of four American soldiers who are members of the all-black 92nd "Buffalo Soldier" Division stationed in Tuscany, Italy during World War II.
Style: sincere, intense, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, behind enemy lines, partisan, war, military, soldier, battles, war crime, racism, interracial relations, survival, military life ...
Time: 1940s, year 1984, 80s, year 1983, year 1944 ...
Place: rome italy, iraq, italy, europe, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Hell Is for Heroes (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: World War II drama where the action centers around a single maneuver by a squad of GIs in retaliation against the force of the German Siegfried line. Reese joins a group of weary GIs unexpectedly ordered back into the line when on their way to a ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, war, military, battles, infantry, soldier, rebellion, heroic mission, military life, fighting the system, leadership, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: germany, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, intense, harsh, exciting, serious ...
Plot: world war two, war, battles, soldier, survival, nazi, military, tank, escapades, wartime life, anti war, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1945
Place: germany, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.1
 243K
Valkyrie (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Germany, Italy, Spain, France, Japan, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Wounded in Africa during World War II, Nazi Col. Claus von Stauffenberg returns to his native Germany and joins the Resistance in a daring plan to create a shadow government and assassinate Adolf Hitler. When events unfold so that he becomes a ...
Style: factual, tense, suspenseful, bad ending, suspense ...
Plot: world war two, nazi, nazism, war, nazi germany, hitler, conspiracy, german officer, wehrmacht, politics, espionage, military ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s, year 1943, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, africa, poland, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.8
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The Wild Geese (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Switzerland, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A British multinational company seeks to overthrow a vicious dictator in central Africa. It hires a band of (largely aged) mercenaries in London and sends them in to save the virtuous but imprisoned opposition leader who is also critically ill and ...
Style: exciting, tense, harsh, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, military, adventure, betrayal, war, battles, rescue, politics, behind enemy lines, heroes, dishonesty, political unrest ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: africa, zimbabwe, london, england, south africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Female Agents (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 148 min.
Story: May 1944, a group of French servicewomen and resistance fighters are enlisted into the British Special Operations Executive commando group under the command of Louise Desfontaines and her brother Pierre. Their mission, to rescue a British army ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, resistance, wartime life, french resistance, female agent, rescue, betrayal, heroic mission, d day, hospital, military, espionage ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, year 1944
Place: paris france, france, london, europe, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.
Style: emotional, bleak, realistic, epic, disturbing ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: world war two, war, survival, military, battles, japanese history, anti war, japanese army, imperial japan, chaos, japanese military, brutality ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 2005, year 1945
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%