Movies like Passchendaele

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Passchendaele (2008)
 6.5
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Passchendaele
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: epic, emotional, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: hospital, heroic mission, military life, battles, war, veteran, battle, military, heroes, soldier, recruitment, platoon, nurse, love and romance, state affairs, life is a bitch, military hospital, dedication, world war one, blown to pieces, young lovers, army life, trench warfare, xenophobia, countryside ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: canada, france
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Band of Brothers
Action, Drama, History, War
USA, UK
594 min.
 9.5
Anzacs
Drama, History, War
Australia
100 min.
 8.1
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Most similar movies to Passchendaele

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, epic and captivating films with plots about military, war, soldier, battles, military life, heroes and wartime life mostly in War, Drama and History genres. Some movies like Passchendaele: Anzac Girls (2014), Fort Saganne (1984), Company K (2004), Assembly (2007), Birdsong (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Anzac Girls
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.
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Plot: wartime life, war, fall in love, love and romance, military, soldier, human spirit, tragic love, military life, battles, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
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 6.2
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Fort Saganne
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
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Company K
Genre: Drama, War
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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 ...
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Time: 20th century, 30s, year 1917
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Assembly
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
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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).
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Place: asia, china
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Birdsong
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: serious, emotional, epic, realistic, stylized
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Story: There were five Marines and one Navy Corpsman photographed raising the U.S. flag on Mt. Suribachi by Joe Rosenthal on February 23, 1945. This is the story of three of the six surviving servicemen – John 'Doc' Bradley, Pvt. Rene Gagnon ...
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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 ...
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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: realistic, epic, bleak, tense, serious ...
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Time: 20th century, 30s, 1940s, 1930s, year 1939
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Anzacs
Genre: Drama, History, War
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Tears of April
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Finland, Germany, Greece
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: epic, bleak, serious, disturbing, realistic ...
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Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1918
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Audience: boys' night
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Red Angel
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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 ...
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Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: china
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City of Life and Death
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 132 min.
Story: City of Life and Death takes place in 1937, during the height of the Second Sino-Japanese War. The Imperial Japanese Army has just captured the then-capital of the Republic of China, Nanjing. What followed was known as the Nanking Massacre, or the ...
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Time: 20th century, 30s, year 1938, year 1937, 1930s
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The Lighthorsemen
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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
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Time: 1910s, year 1917
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The Trench
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: serious, bleak, realistic, gloomy, captivating
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Time: 1910s, year 1916
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Battle of the Bulge
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 ...
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Audience: teens, kids
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Time: 20th century, year 1944
Place: belgium, germany, europe, hawaii, spain
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Cast a Giant Shadow
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: An American Army officer is recruited by the yet to exist Israel to help them form an army. He is disturbed by this sudden appeal to his jewish roots. Each of Israel's Arab neighbors has vowed to invade the poorly prepared country as soon as ...
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Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1947
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For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada
Genre: Drama, History, War
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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.
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Behind the Lines
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 ...
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Only the Brave
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