Movies like Inglourious Basterds

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Inglourious Basterds (2009)
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Inglourious Basterds
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, dark humor, suspense, entertaining, bloody, absurd, talky, realistic, stylized, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, war, german, heroic mission, assassination, hitler, working undercover, dynamite, plan gone awry, fictional reality, loss of family member, sole survivor, murder of family, violence, gunfight, gory, torture, nazis, revenge, jewish, nazi, french, brutality, sadism, blood ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: france, germany, europe, paris france
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Pulp Fiction
Crime, Drama
USA
154 min.
 8.9
Kill Bill: Vol. 1
Action, Crime, Thriller
USA
111 min.
 8.1
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, intense, tense and rough films with plots about dialogue, violence, brutality, storytelling, blood, murder and death mostly in Drama, War and Action genres. Some movies like Inglourious Basterds: Django Unchained (2012), Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004), The Inglorious Bastards (1978), Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003), The Hateful Eight (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Django Unchained
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: dark humor, talky, rough, realistic, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, slavery, bounty hunter, vengeance, gory, racial violence, brutality, old west, african american, united states of america, violence, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, texas
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Kill Bill: Vol. 2
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The Bride unwaveringly continues on her roaring rampage of revenge against the band of assassins who had tried to kill her and her unborn child. She visits each of her former associates one-by-one, checking off the victims on her Death List Five ...
Style: stylized, dark humor, talky, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gory, mentor, martial arts, revenge, violence, kung fu, blood, brutality, assassin, assassination, samurai ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, mexico
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    User:   77%
 
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The Inglorious Bastards
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, 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, semi serious, rough, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: germany, france, europe
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    User:   69%
 
Kill Bill: Vol. 1
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An assassin is shot at the altar by her ruthless employer, Bill and other members of their assassination circle – but 'The Bride' lives to plot her vengeance. Setting out for some payback, she makes a death list and hunts down those who ...
Style: dark humor, stylized, rough, serious, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, gory, vengeance, kung fu, hitman, mentor, organized crime, sword fight, violence, dark hero, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: japan, usa, tokyo, pasadena california
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The Hateful Eight
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Bounty hunters seek shelter from a raging blizzard and get caught up in a plot of betrayal and deception.
Style: captivating, suspense, bloody, dark humor, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: usa, wyoming
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Fury
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: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1945
Place: europe, germany, mine
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Cross of Iron
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Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 132 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: bleak, realistic, tense, serious, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
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System:   53%
    User:   43%
 
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 7.0
 195K
Rambo
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When governments fail to act on behalf of captive missionaries, ex-Green Beret John James Rambo sets aside his peaceful existence along the Salween River in a war-torn region of Thailand to take action. Although he's still haunted by violent ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, bloody, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2000s
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    User:   56%
 
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Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: clever, stylized, talky, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   42%
 
Full Metal Jacket
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.
Style: realistic, disturbing, bleak, dark humor, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, war, military, violence, innocence lost, brutality, morality, brainwashing, soldier, boot camp, sergeant, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1967, year 1968, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia, south carolina
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System:   47%
    User:   44%
 
 8.9
 1.5M
Pulp Fiction
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.
Style: dark humor, talky, clever, stylized, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, violence, redemption, hitman, cult, gory, gunfight, gangster, organized crime, plot twist, crime gone awry, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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System:   45%
    User:   36%
 
 7.8
 66K
Black Book
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: realistic, tense, suspense, epic, suspenseful ...
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    User:   40%
 
 7.1
 233K
Death Proof
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Country: USA
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Story: Austin's hottest DJ, Jungle Julia, sets out into the night to unwind with her two friends Shanna and Arlene. Covertly tracking their moves is Stuntman Mike, a scarred rebel leering from behind the wheel of his muscle car, revving just feet away.
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Audience: boys' night
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System:   43%
    User:   50%
 
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Where Eagles Dare
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: World War II is raging, and an American general has been captured and is being held hostage in the Schloss Adler, a Bavarian castle that's nearly impossible to breach. It's up to a group of skilled Allied soldiers to liberate the general ...
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    User:   46%
 
Saving Private Ryan
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.
Style: realistic, epic, captivating, serious, intense ...
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Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1944
Place: europe, france, germany, normandy, poland ...
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System:   41%
    User:   48%
 
The Big Red One
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A veteran sergeant of the World War I leads a squad in World War II, always in the company of the survivor Pvt. Griff, the writer Pvt. Zab, the Sicilian Pvt. Vinci and Pvt. Johnson in Vichy French Africa, Sicily, D-Day at Omaha Beach, Belgium and ...
Style: realistic, bleak, exciting, serious, captivating ...
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Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1942, year 1944, year 1943 ...
Place: africa, germany, sicily, europe, israel ...
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System:   41%
    User:   42%
 
The Eagle Has Landed
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 135 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: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, suspense, serious ...
Plot: adventure, espionage, war, kidnapping, nazi, gunfight, spy, betrayal, murder, irish, jewish, nazis ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: england, germany, poland, europe, berlin germany
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System:   40%
    User:   45%
 
 7.1
 149K
Three Kings
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A group of American soldiers stationed in Iraq at the end of the Gulf War find a map they believe will take them to a huge cache of stolen Kuwaiti gold hidden near their base, and they embark on a secret mission that's destined to change ...
Style: stylized, dark humor, humorous, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: gulf war, war, treasure hunt, military, desert, culture clash, torture, violence, politics, death, oil, gold ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: iraq, middle east, kurdistan
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System:   40%
    User:   46%
 
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Generation Kill
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Marines prepare to invade Iraq at the beginning of Operation Iraqi Freedom; while the soldiers wait to receive their orders, they learn a Rolling Stone columnist will be embedded with them
Style: realistic, tense, disturbing, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, iraq war, military, morality, courage, violence, soldier, anti war, dialogue, politics, political, wartime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iraq, middle east
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System:   37%
    User:   37%
 
 7.1
 205K
Valkyrie
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Germany
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: tense, suspenseful, factual, bad ending, realistic ...
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Time: year 1944, 20th century, 40s, year 1943, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, poland, africa, berlin germany ...
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System:   36%
    User:   30%
 
 8.1
 336K
Platoon
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
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: realistic, disturbing, bleak, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, innocence lost, jungle, war, military, soldier, morality, violence, brutality, gunfight, violent, visceral ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   39%
 
 7.9
 181K
True Romance
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Clarence marries hooker Alabama, steals cocaine from her pimp, and tries to sell it in Hollywood, while the owners of the coke try to reclaim it.
Style: clever, stylized, serious, rough, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, romance, mafia, gangsters, love, gunfight, chase, violence, drugs, gangster, organized crime, hitman ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
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System:   35%
    User:   34%
 
 7.5
 235K
Lone Survivor
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level al-Qaeda operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy ambush. As they confront unthinkable odds, the SEALs must find ...
Style: realistic, tense, bleak, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, military, war, courage, sacrifice, gunfight, terrorism, death, soldier, violence, realism, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, 2000s
Place: middle east, afghanistan, iraq, usa
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System:   35%
    User:   31%
 
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The Guns of Navarone
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, adventure, war, betrayal, german, gunfight, nazi, violence, wartime, save the day, foul language, dialogue ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1943, 1940s
Place: germany, greece, battleship
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System:   34%
    User:   39%
 
The Monuments Men
Genre: 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: sentimental, serious, touching, realistic, dramatic ...
Plot: war, treasure hunt, military, art, nazis, wartime, german, nazi, courage, soldier, betrayal, anti heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1977, year 1944 ...
Place: germany, europe, poland, mine, france ...
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System:   34%
    User:   31%
 
 7.0
 36K
Tigerland
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of recruits go through Advanced Infantry Training at Fort Polk, Louisiana's infamous Tigerland, last stop before Vietnam for tens of thousands of young men in 1971
Style: realistic, clever, tense, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: vietnam war, military, fighting the system, violence, brutality, storytelling, male nudity, drugs/alcohol, rebelliousness, basic training, war, camp ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: vietnam, louisiana, usa
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System:   34%
    User:   36%
 
 8.8
 1.6M
Fight Club
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the ...
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, bleak, surreal, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: schizophrenia, imaginary friend, fight scenes, dual identity, fist fighting, imagination, violence, mental instability, psychology, dissociative identity disorder, visionary, philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, delaware
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System:   33%
    User:   31%
 
 6.3
 47K
Hart's War
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, serious, rough, suspenseful, dramatic ...
Plot: war, prison, military, courtroom drama, murder, soldier, nazi, propaganda, nazis, torture, camp, wartime ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, poland, belgium
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System:   33%
    User:   26%
 

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Country: USA, UK
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