Movies like Patton

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Patton (1970)
 8.0
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Patton (1970)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: "Patton" tells the tale of General George S. Patton, famous tank commander of World War II. The film begins with patton's career in North Africa and progresses through the invasion of Germany and the fall of the Third Reich. Side plots also speak of Patton's numerous faults such his temper and habit towards insubordination.
Style: epic, realistic, exciting, rough, serious, captivating, suspenseful, 70mm film, dramatic, factual ...
Plot: military, military hospital, destiny, allies, steel helmet, tank, dead soldier, military life, war, sacrifice, german, heroes, invasion, historical character, occupation, heroic mission, glory, respect, commander, suffering, insubordination, treatment, battle zone, promotion, historical figure ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1945, year 1942, year 1943, year 1944, 1940s
Place: africa, italy, europe, normandy, egypt, england, france ...

Most similar movies to Patton

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, dramatic and rough films with plots about war, military, soldier, heroes, battles, brutality and world war two mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Patton: Saving Private Ryan (1998), The Longest Day (1962), A Bridge Too Far (1977), Hell Is for Heroes (1962), Battle of the Bulge (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Genre: 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, captivating, bleak, rough, epic ...
Plot: military, sniper, war, battles, army, courage, heroic mission, rescue, warrior, d day, cowardice, self sacrifice ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1944
Place: normandy, france, europe, poland, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Longest Day (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, US, British, Canadians, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established as part of the Reich's Atlantic Wall, notes to his officers that ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, touching, epic ...
Plot: soldier, resistance, war, allies, invasion, german, military, navy, military life, battle zone, officers and cadets, nazi ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1944
Place: normandy, france, europe, england, english channel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Bridge Too Far (1977)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A Bridge Too Far tells the story of Operation Market Garden, the failed attempt by the allies to end the war quickly by securing three bridges in Holland and allowing access over the Rhine into Germany. A combination of poor allied intelligence and ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: allies, war, behind enemy lines, army, heroic mission, against the odds, battle zone, soldier, mission, mission gone awry, invasion, resistance ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: netherlands, germany, holland, europe, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, u.s. army, soldier, infantry, war, heroic mission, battles, rebellion, military life, nazi germany, anti war, fighting the system ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1944, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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 ⇓
48%
The Big Red One (1980)
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: bleak, realistic, rough, serious, exciting ...
Plot: sniper, d day, soldier, military, concentration camp, sergeant, war, survival, heroes, escapades, military life, infantrymen ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1945, year 1943, year 1944 ...
Place: sicily, africa, europe, germany, normandy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.5
 28K
Stalingrad (1993)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 134 min.
Story: "Stalingrad" follows the progress of a German Platoon through the brutal fighting of the Battle of Stalingrad. After having half their number wiped out and after being placed under the command of a sadistic Captain, the Lieutenant of the ...
Style: epic, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: holocaust, military, nazism, soldier, war, politics, survival, german, russian, genocide, against humanity, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1942, year 1943, 1940s
Place: russia, europe, italy, germany, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 745
Only the Brave (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A searing portrait of war and prejudice, 'Only the Brave' takes you on a haunting journey into the hearts and minds of the forgotten heroes of WWII - the Japanese-American 100th/442nd.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, heroic mission, heroes, daring rescue, military, survival, society, battles, infantrymen, battle zone, danger, military life ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: europe, italy, usa, france, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: soldier, battles, military, explosion, war, anti war, wartime life, escapades, survival, against the odds, danger, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Thin Red Line (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Based on the graphic novel by James Jones, The Thin Red Line tells the story of a group of men, an Army Rifle company called C-for-Charlie, who change, suffer, and ultimately make essential discoveries about themselves during the fierce World War II ...
Style: bleak, rough, captivating, epic, surreal ...
Plot: war, sergeant, jungle, invasion, commander, military life, squad, survival, battle, infantry, soldier, pacific island ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 4K
MacArthur (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The film portrays MacArthur's (Gregory Peck) life from 1942, before the Battle of Bataan, to 1952, the time after he had been removed from his Korean War command by President Truman (Ed Flanders) for insubordination, and is recounted in ...
Style: suspenseful, sincere, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Plot: military, soldier, war, island, politics, battles, landing, against the odds, heroic mission, wartime life, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1950s, 1940s
Place: japan, korea, asia, battleship, the philippines ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
 16K
Midway (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: This war drama depicts the U.S. and Japanese forces in the naval Battle of Midway, which became a turning point for Americans during World War II.
Style: epic, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Plot: naval battle, u.s. navy, war, against the odds, heroic mission, danger, underdog, military, military life, world war two, main character dies, navy ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942
Place: japan, tokyo, germany, hawaii, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
When Trumpets Fade (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In WWII Western Germany, Private David Manning reluctantly leaves behind a mortally wounded fellow soldier and searches for survivors from his platoon, only to learn from commanding officer Captain Pritchett that they have all been killed in action. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: survival, military life, military, heroic mission, battle zone, wartime life, siblings relations, anti war, danger, battles, u.s. army, nazi germany ...
Time: year 1944
Place: europe, germany, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.6
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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 ⇓
30%
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Glory (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Robert Gould Shaw leads the US Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices of both his own Union army and the Confederates.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, thought provoking, epic ...
Plot: american civil war, racism, prejudice, freedom, slavery, battle, war, military life, captain, hopes, camp, glory ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: massachusetts, usa, south carolina, new england, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 13K
Days of Glory (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Algeria, France, Morocco, Belgium
Duration: 123 min.
Story: During WWII, four North African men enlist in the French army to liberate that country from Nazi oppression, and to fight French discrimination.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, intellectual ...
Plot: french, algerian, prejudice, muslim, military, soldier, sergeant, army, infantry, battles, nazism, war ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 40s, year 1944, year 1943 ...
Place: africa, italy, algeria, france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.7
 343K
Black Hawk Down (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 144 min.
Story: When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy casualties, facing intense fighting from the militia on the ground.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courage, tough heroes, war, sniper, battles, warrior, helicopter, military, danger, survival, army, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1992, year 1993, 1990s
Place: somalia, africa, arkansas, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Unknown Soldier (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 199 min.
Story: Second silver screen adaption of the Finnish war book by Väinö Linna. The story is based on Linna's experiences as an infantry man in the Finnish army during the so called "Continuation War" (1941-1944).
Style: realistic, serious, rough, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: war, heroes, state affairs, escapades, destiny, battle zone, infantrymen, battles, soldier, military, danger, finnish ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: finland, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: rough, tense, suspenseful, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, soldier, military, nazi germany, world war two, heroism, american soldier, battles, rivalry, heroic mission, battle zone, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1945
Place: europe, germany, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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American Sniper (2014)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle takes his sole mission—protect his comrades—to heart and becomes one of the most lethal snipers in American history. His pinpoint accuracy not only saves countless lives but also makes him a prime target of insurgents. ...
Style: tense, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, soldier, military, military training, war, navy seal, military life, haunted by the past, obsession, heroes, iraq war, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2001, year 1998
Place: iraq, middle east, california, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Saints and Soldiers (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five American soldiers fighting in Europe during World War II struggle to return to Allied territory after being separated from U.S. forces during the historic Malmedy Massacre.
Style: realistic, talky, touching, serious, emotional ...
Plot: soldier, pow, allies, behind enemy lines, winter, war, german, redemption, heroic mission, hopes, heroes, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1944
Place: germany, europe, belgium, louisiana, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.5
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Lone Survivor (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, 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: captivating, tense, rough, exciting, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, survival, gunfight, soldier, courage, terrorism, military life, selflessness, squad, war, battles, enemy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2005
Place: afghanistan, middle east, usa, iraq, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Devil's Brigade (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: 1968 American war film about the formation and first mission of the joint Canadian-American WWII special forces winter and mountain unit formally called 1st Special Service Force, but commonly known as “The Devil’s Brigade”. The film ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: commando, war, military, wartime life, escapades, battles, military life, basic training, anti war, espionage, heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: 1940s
Place: italy, norway, canada, europe, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Fat Man and Little Boy (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: This film reenacts the Manhattan Project, the secret wartime project in New Mexico where the first atomic bombs were designed and built.
Style: realistic, serious, factual, intense, suspense ...
Plot: moral dilemma, ego clash, soldier, nuclear bomb, military, physicist, scientific research, top secret, scientist, death, u.s. military, world war two ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1945, 1940s
Place: usa, new mexico, germany, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
In Harm's Way (1965)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: A naval officer reprimanded after Pearl Harbor is later promoted to rear admiral and gets a second chance to prove himself against the Japanese.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, factual ...
Plot: naval officer, war, military life, heroic mission, battles, danger, politics, father son relationship, world war two, admiral, second chance, wartime ...
Place: battleship, pearl harbor, hawaii, pacific ocean, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.5
 2K
PT 109 (1963)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Dramatization of President John F. Kennedy's war time experiences during which he captained a PT boat, took it to battle and had it sunk by a Japanese destroyer. He and the survivors had to make their way to an island, find food and shelter and ...
Style: serious, rough, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, military, leadership, military life, ship, battles, ocean or sea, anti war, danger, signal, isolation, campaign ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.3
 901K
Braveheart (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord's soldiers. This leads the village to revolt and, eventually, the entire country to rise up against ...
Style: epic, rough, exciting, factual, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: freedom, war, warrior, tragic hero, courage, battles, love story, heroes, folk hero, torture, leadership, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: scotland, england, scottish highlands, europe, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Last Days of Patton (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: The Last Days of Patton is a 1986 made-for-television film sequel to the 1970 film Patton, which portrays the last few months of the general's life. George C. Scott reprises the role of General George S. Patton, and Eva Marie Saint portrays ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: hospital, soldier, military, battles, retiring, power relations, wartime life, heroes, life is a bitch, war, basic training, military life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.7
 4K
Ambush (1999)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 123 min.
Story: It is the summer of 1941 and the Finnish army has been mobilized along the border with Russia. A platoon led by Lt. Eero Perkola is waiting for orders to go on the offensive. The platoon receives orders for a recon mission through the wilderness ...
Style: realistic, sincere, disturbing, serious, rough ...
Plot: war, military life, military, danger, battles, soldier, behind enemy lines, losing-it hero, heroes, world war two, school, death of father ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 40s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: russia, germany, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, tense, exciting, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, danger, war, daring rescue, heroic mission, heroes, battles, friendship, cigarette smoking, flashback, kiss ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944, 1940s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%