Movies like Patton

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Patton (1970)
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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, steel helmet, tank, dead soldier, general, military life, war, sacrifice, german, heroes, invasion, historical character, occupation, heroic mission, glory, respect, commander, suffering, insubordination, treatment, battle zone, promotion, profanity ...
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 realistic, serious, dramatic and rough films with plots about military, war, soldier, battles, heroes, military life and survival mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Patton: Saving Private Ryan (1998), The Longest Day (1962), A Bridge Too Far (1977), The Big Red One (1980), 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, war, sniper, army, battles, heroic mission, courage, warrior, rescue, d day, self sacrifice, bravery ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: normandy, france, europe, poland, germany ...
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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, invasion, allies, german, military, navy, military life, battle zone, officers and cadets, nazi ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1944
Place: normandy, france, europe, england, paris france ...
⇓ 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, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: war, behind enemy lines, allies, army, battle zone, heroic mission, against the odds, soldier, mission, mission gone awry, resistance, invasion ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: netherlands, holland, germany, europe, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspenseful, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: sniper, d day, military, soldier, concentration camp, sergeant, war, survival, landing, military life, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1945, year 1942, year 1943 ...
Place: sicily, africa, europe, germany, czechoslovakia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, epic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: military, heroic mission, campaign, danger, epic battle, world war two, soldier, u.s. military, attack, tank, war, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, year 1944, 1940s
Place: belgium, europe, germany, hawaii, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, rebellion, battles, heroic mission, military life, nazi germany, fighting the system, heroes ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1944
Place: germany, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: exciting, suspenseful, tense, captivating, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, military life, survival, battles, society, war, daring rescue, battle zone, heroic mission, danger, infantrymen ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: france, italy, usa, europe, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: soldier, battles, military, explosion, war, wartime life, anti war, escapades, survival, heroes, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, german, military, nazism, soldier, war, politics, survival, world war two, russian, genocide, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1943, year 1942, 1940s
Place: russia, europe, italy, germany, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: rough, captivating, bleak, epic, surreal ...
Plot: war, sergeant, invasion, military life, commander, jungle, squad, survival, battle, infantry, soldier, pacific island ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.6
 25K
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, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: american civil war, civil war, slavery, military, battles, battle, soldier, war, heroic mission, state affairs, military life, civil rights ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Everyman's War (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: No one in high command believed that German forces would attack in the sub zero temperatures and near blizzard conditions. As the pre-dawn attack comes, with communications down Sgt. Smith is left with no choice but to make his way through enemy ...
Style: uplifting, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: military life, military, against the odds, soldier, heroes, battle zone, infantrymen, danger, small town, war, historical event, battles
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 116K
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, freedom, racism, prejudice, slavery, battle, war, military life, glory, hopes, human spirit, battles ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: massachusetts, usa, south carolina, new england, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.7
 352K
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, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courage, sniper, warrior, war, battles, tough heroes, helicopter, army, danger, military, survival, u.s. military ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1992, year 1993
Place: somalia, africa, arkansas, north africa, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Gods and Generals (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 219 min.
Story: The film centers mostly around the personal and professional life of Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, a brilliant if eccentric Confederate general, from the outbreak of the American Civil War until its halfway point when Jackson is killed ...
Style: epic, sincere, rough, serious, intense ...
Plot: american civil war, confederate soldier, war, war hero, military, military life, battles, social relations, rivalry, couple relations, confederate army, college ...
Time: contemporary, 1860s, 19th century
Place: west virginia, virginia, maine, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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: realistic, serious, melancholic, epic, intense ...
Plot: military, soldier, war, politics, island, rebellion, pow, ambition, ruler, revolution, unlikely friendships, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 40s, 1950s, 1940s
Place: usa, japan, korea, asia, the philippines ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.5
 257K
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, emotional, tense, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, gunfight, survival, courage, terrorism, soldier, military life, navy seal, selflessness, squad, enemy, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005, 2000s
Place: afghanistan, middle east, usa, iraq, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, anti war, escapades, wartime life, battles, basic training, military life, espionage, against the odds, rescue ...
Time: 1940s
Place: italy, norway, canada, europe, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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: war, sniper, soldier, iraq war, military training, navy seal, military, battles, military life, heroes, obsession, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1998, year 2001
Place: iraq, middle east, california, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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: realistic, captivating, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, military, leadership, ocean or sea, daring rescue, siblings relations, wartime life, battles, isolation, danger, signal, adventure ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The biography of Ron Kovic. Paralyzed in the Vietnam war, he becomes an anti-war and pro-human rights political activist after feeling betrayed by the country he fought for.
Style: disturbing, realistic, emotional, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: vietnam war, politics, wheelchair, vietnam veteran, fighting the system, military, disability, anti war, human spirit, hopes, state affairs, downfall ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 1960s, 60s, 50s ...
Place: vietnam, usa, mexico, new york, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.8
 17K
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, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: naval battle, military, u.s. navy, war, heroic mission, against the odds, military life, danger, underdog, world war two, main character dies, death of protagonist ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: japan, tokyo, germany, hawaii, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, anti war, battles, wartime life, siblings relations, battle zone, danger, u.s. army, nazi germany ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: europe, germany, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.0
 14K
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, serious, rough, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: battles, war, french, algerian, heroes, society, politics, self esteem, prejudice, justice, nazi, dying ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 40s, year 1945, year 1943 ...
Place: france, africa, italy, algeria, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.1
 2K
The Crossing (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A made-for-TV dramatization of George Washington's perilous gamble of crossing the Delaware River and attacking the British forces at Trenton.
Style: realistic, exciting, tense, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: military, heroic mission, military life, against the odds, rebellion, rebelliousness, heroes, battles, state affairs, war, revolution, danger ...
Place: delaware, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.5
 8K
Bat*21 (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lt. Col. Iceal "Ham" Hambleton is a weapons countermeasures expert and when his aircraft is shot over enemy territory the Air Force very much wants to get him back. Hambleton knows the area he's in is going to be carpet-bombed but a ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, survival, jungle, rescue, war, against the odds, danger, adventure, daring rescue, battles, soldier ...
Place: vietnam, asia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, exciting, captivating, rough, serious ...
Plot: war, infantrymen, destiny, danger, soldier, military, escapades, state affairs, heroes, battle zone, battles, finnish ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: finland, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Saints and Soldiers: The Void (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Germany, May 1945, deep in the Harz Mountains a U.S. tank crew discovers a platoon of Germans preparing to ambush U.S. supply trucks.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: racism, military, soldier, military life, against the odds, battles, save the day, danger, war, heroic mission, human spirit, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1944
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Ike: Countdown to D-Day (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This is the story of the senior-level preparations for the D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944 from the time of Dwight D. Eisenhower's appointment as the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe, to the establishment of the beachhead in Normandy. The film ...
Style: rough, serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: d day, military, human spirit, war, against the odds, battles, idealism, heroic mission, military life, leadership, basic training, soldier ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: In the summer of 1941, the United States and Japan seem on the brink of war after constant embargos and failed diplomacy come to no end. "Tora! Tora! Tora!", named after the code words use by the lead Japanese pilot to indicate they had ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, epic, factual ...
Plot: military life, military, battleship, navy, war, political unrest, state affairs, imperial japan, danger, battles, anti war, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1941
Place: japan, hawaii, pearl harbor, germany, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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