Movies like Passchendaele

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Passchendaele (2008)
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Passchendaele (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Sergeant Michael Dunne fights in the 10th Battalion, AKA The "Fighting Tenth" with the 1st Canadian Division and participated in all major Canadian battles of the war, and set the record for highest number of individual bravery awards for a single battle
Style: rough, epic, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: military, soldier, veteran, nurse, platoon, battle, recruitment, war, heroes, battles, life is a bitch, love and romance, heroic mission, military life, state affairs, dedication, military hospital, hospital, violence, male female relationship, cemetery, tragedy, vandalism, young lovers, asthma ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france, canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, epic and emotional films with plots about military, war, soldier, battles, military life, heroes and danger mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Passchendaele: Anzac Girls (2014), Fort Saganne (1984), Company K (2004), The Trench (1999), Birdsong (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Anzac Girls (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The unique, and rarely told true stories of Australian and New Zealand nurses serving at Gallipoli and the Western Front during the First World War.
Style: gloomy, emotional, serious, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: human spirit, love and romance, war, tragic love, military, soldier, military life, wartime life, life is a bitch, battles, hopes, fall in love ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: egypt, france, greece, new zealand, australia
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100%
 6.2
 782
Fort Saganne (1984)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France
Duration: 180 min.
Story: In 1911, a willful and determined man from peasant stock named Charles Saganne enlists in the military and is assigned to the Sahara Desert under the aristocratic Colonel Dubreuilh.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: foreign legion, leadership, military life, political unrest, adventurer, battles, wartime life, romance, heroes, state affairs, war, love and romance ...
Time: 1910s
Place: africa, france, europe, north africa, algeria
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43%
 5.4
 274
Company K (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on the popular World War I novel by author William March, director Robert Clem's COMPANY K follows a veteran of the first great conflict as he finishes a book about his wartime experiences and reflects on how a man's true character ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, bleak, serious, psychological ...
Plot: anti war, veteran, prison life, war, life is a bitch, state affairs, writer's life, wartime life, battles, politics, prison, military ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, year 1917
Place: france
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42%
 6.0
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The Trench (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Trench tells the story of a group of young British soldiers on the eve of the Battle of the Somme in the summer of 1916, the worst defeat in British military history. Against this ill-fated backdrop, the movie depicts the soldiers' ...
Style: captivating, gloomy, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: trench warfare, military, soldier, battlefield, gory, military life, battles, anti war, destiny, danger, isolation, war ...
Time: 1910s, year 1916
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Birdsong (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 165 min.
Story: As an English soldier fights in the horrific trenches of northern France, he is haunted by the memories of his forbidden love affair with a French woman.
Style: emotional, serious, stylized, epic, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: soldier, war, love affair, trench warfare, young lovers, lovers apart, love and romance, romance, army, lovers, couples, military ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
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40%
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Assembly (2007)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Follows a soldier trying to gain recognition for comrades who died in 1948, at a turning point in the civil war between the communists and the nationalist forces of the Kuomintang (KMT).
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, realistic, epic ...
Plot: civil war, war, war crime, soldier, military life, leadership, behind enemy lines, infantrymen, military, danger, patriotism, signal ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 40s
Place: china, asia
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37%
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Flyboys (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The adventures of the Lafayette Escadrille, young Americans who volunteered for the French military before the U.S. entered World War I, and became the country's first fighter pilots.
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, factual, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: aerial combat, war, military, airplane, adventure, german, french, heroes, danger, vengeance, heroic mission, biplane ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Cinco de Mayo: La Batalla (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Mexico
Duration: 125 min.
Story: On May 5th, 1862, a few thousand Mexican soldiers put their lives on the line against the world's largest and most powerful army in one legendary battle for freedom and for Mexico.
Style: realistic, epic, touching, exciting, emotional ...
Plot: battles, battle zone, against the odds, military life, ambition, war, love affair, love and romance, soldier, rivalry, underdog, military ...
Time: 19th century
Place: latin america, mexico
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35%
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Gettysburg (1993)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 271 min.
Story: Summer 1863. The Confederacy pushes north into Pennsylvania. Union divisions converge to face them. The two great armies clash at Gettysburg, site of a theology school. For three days, through such legendary actions as Little Round Top and ...
Style: epic, realistic, captivating, serious, exciting ...
Plot: american civil war, civil war, slavery, military, battle, soldier, war, heroic mission, historical character, civil rights, military life, battle zone ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Burnt by the Sun 2: Intercession (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 181 min.
Story: Epic film about WWII, a sequel to Utomlyonnye solntsem (1994). Evil Stalin is terrorizing people of Russia while the Nazis are advancing. Russian officer Kotov, who miraculously survived the death sentence in Stalin's Purge, is now fighting in ...
Style: emotional, serious, atmospheric, gloomy, epic ...
Plot: danger, military life, dishonesty, soldier, military, family relations, battles, wartime life, life is a bitch, state affairs, war, betrayal ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1941, year 1943
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Burnt by the Sun 2: Citadel (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The final part of Mikhalkov's trilogy about Divisional Commander Kotov finds him returning home during World War II having been betrayed, narrowly escaped execution for treason and nearly reduced to dust in a prison camp. Only to discover that ...
Style: gloomy, atmospheric, serious, emotional, epic ...
Plot: soldier, dishonesty, military life, family problems, war, life is a bitch, wartime life, escapades, injustice, survival, deadly, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Winter War (1989)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 199 min.
Story: Russia attacked Finland in late November 1939. This film tells the story of a Finnish platoon of reservists from the municipality of Kauhava in the province of Pohjanmaa/Ostrobothnia who leave their homes and go to war. The film focuses on the ...
Style: epic, realistic, bleak, tense, serious ...
Plot: war, military, politics, military life, battle zone, family relations, siblings relations, state affairs, heroic mission, heroes, danger, resistance ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s, 1940s, year 1939
Place: finland, europe, russia, soviet union, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
All Quiet on the Western Front (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: At the start of World War I, Paul Baumer is a young German patriot, eager to fight. Indoctrinated with propaganda at school, he and his friends eagerly sign up for the army soon after graduation. But when the horrors of war soon become too much to ...
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: soldier, school, military, hospital, anti war, life is a bitch, atrocity, innocence lost, leadership, military life, battles, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: germany, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Gardens of Stone (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A sergeant must deal with his desires to save the lives of young soldiers being sent to Vietnam. Continuously denied the chance to teach the soldiers about his experiences, he settles for trying to help the son of an old army buddy.
Style: realistic, bleak, sincere, touching, serious ...
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, military, military life, war, wartime life, life is a bitch, vietnam veteran, casualty of war, self esteem, anti war, wedding ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1968
Place: vietnam, washington d.c., usa, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Battle of the Bulge (1965)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: In the winter of 1944, the Allied Armies stand ready to invade Germany at the coming of a New Year. To prevent this occurrence, Hitler orders an all out offensive to re-take French territory and capture the major port city of Antwerp. "The ...
Style: epic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: military, soldier, tank, war, battles, danger, dedication, leadership, military life, heroic mission, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1944
Place: belgium, europe, germany, hawaii, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
We Were Soldiers (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it.
Style: factual, serious, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, vietnam war, military, military life, heroes, wartime life, death, battle, explosion, war, battle zone, behind enemy lines ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: vietnam, asia, usa, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Dawns Here Are Quiet (1972)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Based on the eponymous book by Boris Vasilyev, the film is set in Karelia (North-West of Russia, near Finland) in 1941 during WWII. In a beautiful and quiet wilderness far from the front-line there is an anti-aircraft artillery point, where corporal ...
Style: based on true events, tragic ending, disturbing, scenic, epic ...
Plot: military, soldier, great patriotic war, world war two, war, soviet army, heroic mission, military life, wartime life, battles, survival, friendship ...
Time: year 1942
Place: russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Gallipoli: End of the Road (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 101 min.
Story: April, 1915. First World War in Canakkale, Ottoman Empire. Two brothers leave their mountain village to fight on the front line. One is an experienced sniper fighting for Ottomans against the invasion, while his brother finds it much tougher to cope ...
Style: realistic, epic, exciting, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: battle zone, survival, military, soldier, rivalry, one man army, danger, military life, family relations, battles, society, war ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: turkey, ottoman empire
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Nomad: The Warrior (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, Kazakhstan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The Nomad is a historical epic set in 18th-century Kazakhstan. The film is a fictionalised account of the youth and coming-of-age of Ablai Khan, as he grows and fights to defend the fortress at Hazrat-e Turkestan from Dzungar invaders.
Style: rough, serious, epic, exciting
Plot: uninhibited rivalry, master warrior, heroes, state affairs, escapades, war, heroic mission, tragic hero, danger, rivalry, military, soldier ...
Time: 18th century, 1800s
Place: kazakhstan
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30%
A Soldier's Tale (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the days following the D-Day invasion in Normandy, France, a British platoon leader named Saul (Gabriel Byrne) and his corporal (Paul Wyett) reach an isolated farmhouse and encounter a beautiful French girl named Belle (Marianne Basler). Love ...
Style: realistic, tense, emotional, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: soldier, love affair, couples, impossible love, romance, unfulfilled love, love and romance, war, woman in danger, wartime life, love, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: france, europe, normandy
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29%
The Profession of Arms (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Bulgaria
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In autumn of 1526, the Emperor, Charles V, sends his German landsknechts led by Georg von Frundsberg to march towards Rome. The inferior papal armies, commanded by Giovanni de'Medici, try to chase them in the midst of a harsh winter. ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, epic
Plot: soldier, winter, military, life is a bitch, heroes, war, battles, military life, leadership, danger, betrayal, darkness ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance, 1500s
Place: italy
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28%
Fraulein Doktor (1969)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A seductive and ruthless spy in the service of Germany steals state secrets- including the formula for poison gas-from England and France during World War I. British intelligence, in turn, tries to hunt her down.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: betrayal, espionage, female spy, danger, military, soldier, partners, deadly, battles, battle zone, ship, submarine ...
Time: year 1916
Place: france, scotland, germany, england, russia ...
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28%
Behind the Lines (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Based on Pat Barker's novel of the same name, 'Regeneration' tells the story of soldiers of World War One sent to an asylum for emotional troubles. Two of the soldiers meeting there are Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon, two of ...
Style: disturbing, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: anti war, friendship, shell shock, military, soldier, military life, rebellion, war, mute or deaf, wartime life, life is a bitch, battles ...
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Red Angel (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1939, Sakura Nishi is a young army nurse who is sent to the field hospitals in China during the Sino-Japanese war. She has to assist the surgeon Dr. Okabe with an incredible number of amputations. In the crowded wards, she gives sympathy to some ...
Style: disturbing, gloomy, serious, rough, bleak ...
Plot: amputation, nurse, military hospital, wartime life, sexual relations, doctors and patients, life is a bitch, fall in love, military, gory, unlikely couple, war ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Intimate Enemies (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, Morocco
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A drama following a French platoon during Algeria's war of independence
Style: realistic, rough, serious, disturbing, bleak
Plot: military, soldier, atrocity, anti war, racism, basic training, politics, political unrest, state affairs, against humanity, danger, moral dilemma ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, year 1959
Place: algeria, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Mexico
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A chronicle of the Cristeros War (1926-1929), which was touched off by a rebellion against the Mexican government's attempt to secularize the country.
Style: realistic, sincere, stylized, epic, serious
Plot: military, rebellion, wartime life, rebelliousness, injustice, society, fighting the system, political unrest, battles, religions or cults, latinos, civil war ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Bridge (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A group of German boys is ordered to protect a small bridge in their home village during the waning months of the second world war. Truckloads of defeated, cynical Wehrmacht soldiers flee the approaching American troops, but the boys, full of ...
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, rough
Plot: military, soldier, youth, danger, left to die, small town, heroic mission, war, young heroes, heroes, world war two, combat casualty ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.5
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April Morning (1988)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A teenager grows up during the onset of the American revolution.
Style: emotional, bleak, serious, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: coming of age, revolution, military, rebellion, youth, americana, state affairs, politics, wooing, battle zone, battles, war ...
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Lighthorsemen (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Palestine, 1917. The British advance has been stopped by the Turkish line running from Gaza to Beersheba. The latest attack on Gaza has failed. The attacking forces included a regiment of Australian mounted infantry, the Light Horse... Lighthorseman ...
Style: epic, serious, realistic, disturbing, tense
Plot: military, soldier, basic training, against the odds, survival, battles, heroic mission, wartime life, danger, military life, desert, hospital ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917
Place: australia, palestine, middle east, new zealand, melbourne australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Lost Battalion (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Fact-based war drama about an American battalion of over 500 men which gets trapped behind enemy lines in the Argonne Forest in October 1918 France during the closing weeks of World War I. Based on a true story, The Lost Battalion is set in 1918 ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, leadership, military life, battles, battle zone, siege, danger, heroic mission, heroes, escapades, survival, polish ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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