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Piece of Cake (1988)
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Piece of Cake (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 312 min.
Story: The lives and loves of the men of RAF Hornet Squadron who are transferred to France at the outbreak of World Wat II in September 1939. For the most part the men are competent fliers but there is little action in the first several months. The men wile away their time with some engaging in dangerous stunts while others woo some of the local lasses. The phony war comes to an end in April 1940 and the Battle of Britain begins. By September that year, few of them are left and despite their success, few see themselves as heroes. (6 episodes)
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: battles, aerial combats, battle zone, war, heroes, military, soldier, military life, wartime life, against the odds, danger, partners, friends, pilot, world war two
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and exciting films and TV series with plots about war, military, battles, soldier, world war two, heroes and danger mostly in War, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Piece of Cake: Our World War (2014), The Passing Bells (2014), April 9th (2015), Colditz (2005), Too Young the Hero (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Our World War (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Story: During the First World War, British troops face the horrors of the Battle of Mons in 1914, internal strife in 1916 and innovative tank warfare in 1918.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: war, battles, soldier, battle zone, military, british, world war one
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe
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95%
The Passing Bells (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, Poland
Story: At the outbreak of war, two teenage boys defy their parents to sign up.
Style: serious, emotional, epic, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: wartime life, hopes, battle zone, battlefield, young soldier, soldier, war, military life, battles, military, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 6.5
 4K
April 9th (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the early morning of April 9th 1940 the Danish army is alerted. The Germans have crossed the border; Denmark is at war against Europe's strongest army. In Southern Jutland Danish bicycle- and motorcycle companies are ordered out, to against ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, based on true events
Plot: war, soldier, military life, battle zone, battles, danger, military, nazi occupation, rivalry, against the odds, world war two, surprise attack ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1940
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.8
 2K
Colditz (2005)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Three prisoners, Jack Rose, Tom Willis and Nick McGrade, embark on an heroic plan to escape from a World War Two POW camp. As Rose And Willis are recaptured by the Germans, McGrade manages to traverse their clutches and travels to London to inform ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: soldier, pow, military, war, palaces castles and temples, human spirit, captivity, romance, prison life, battles, confined, love affair ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1939
Place: europe, germany, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Too Young the Hero (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: WWII drama.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: soldier, military base, military life, war, battles, ocean or sea, prison, military, youth, innocence lost, basic training, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
War and Remembrance (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 620 min.
Story: War and Remembrance is an American miniseries based on the novel of the same name by Herman Wouk. It is the sequel to highly successful The Winds of War.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, captivating, epic
Plot: war, soldier, d day, behind enemy lines, massacre, german, human spirit, officers and cadets, military life, political unrest, battles, heroes ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: asia, europe, japan, battleship, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.1
 2K
Fortress (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the commander of the crew of a B-17 Flying Fortress bomber is killed in action in a raid over Sicily in 1943, his replacement, a young, naive pilot struggles to be accepted by the plane's already tight-knit Irish American crew.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: airplane, soldier, bomber, war, leadership, pilot, military life, battles, military, heroic mission, danger, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: sicily, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 8.2
 2K
Home Fires (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The story of a group of inspirational women in a rural Cheshire community with the shadow of World War II casting a dark cloud over their lives. As the conflict takes hold and separates the women from their husbands, fathers, sons and brothers, the ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: village, village life, wartime life, friends, social relations, life is a bitch, society, husband wife relationship, female protagonist, woman, british, world war two ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 8.1
 595
Anzacs (1985)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Anzacs was a 1985 5-part Australian miniseries set in World War I. The series follows the lives of a group of young Australian men who enlist in the 8th Battalion of the First Australian Imperial Force in 1914, fighting first at Gallipoli in 1915, ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: soldier, military life, war, battle zone, battles, military, adventure, friendship, escapades, heroes, superior officer, british military ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: australia, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: racism, war, soldier, battle zone, heroic mission, battles, against the odds, heroes, military, society, save the day, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.6
 14K
Stalingrad (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Drama set in 1942, during one of the most important battles of World War II, which stopped the progress of Nazi forces and turned the tide of war in favor of the Allies. The Soviet army mounts a counter-attack on the Nazi forces that occupy half of ...
Style: epic, serious, exciting, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: soldier, red army, battles, soviet, war, danger, battle zone, life is a bitch, love affair, military life, wartime life, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: russia, europe, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.5
 715
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: serious, captivating, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, war, daring rescue, military life, battles, danger, battle zone, military, society, survival, heroic mission, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, france, italy, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 8.0
 1K
Gallipoli (2015)
Genre: War
Country: Australia
Story: As dawn breaks on April 25, 1915, ANZAC troops go into battle on the beaches of the Gallipoli peninsula. Landing in the dark chaos, Tolly, Bevan and their mates struggle to establish a tenuous foothold on the treacherous slopes and deep ravines. ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: war, military, soldier, battle zone, survival, military life, battles, siblings relations, danger, family relations, world war one, skinny dipping ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: turkey, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Ike: The War Years (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 291 min.
Story: Ike is a 1979 television miniseries about the life of Dwight D. Eisenhower. The screenplay by Melville Shavelson was based on Kay Summersby's 1948 memoir Eisenhower Was My Boss and her 1975 autobiography, Past Forgetting: My Love Affair. ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: d day, soldier, war, military life, wartime life, battles, politics, military, state affairs, head of state, americana, against humanity ...
Place: england, europe, kansas, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Biggest Battle (1978)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany, Yugoslavia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A story of how World War II affected the lives of a German family and an American family, both of whom had sons and fathers fighting in the war.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, bleak, exciting
Plot: soldier, heroic mission, war, battle, military life, adventure, wartime life, battles, heroes, military, contests and competitions, journalism ...
Time: 1940s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
1944: The Final Defence (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Soviet army breaks through the Finnish defences on the Karelian Isthmus in June 1944, advancing with overwhelming force. Somehow, the Finnish troops must find the strength to fight back, with all odds against them. The Battle of Tali-Ihantala ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: soldier, against the odds, wartime life, war, battles, heroes, military, rivalry, infantrymen, russian soldier, bombing, world war two ...
Time: 40s, year 1944
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, rough, serious, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: war, battles, military, battle zone, soldier, danger, escapades, heroes, finnish, infantrymen, destiny, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: finland, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Last Lieutenant (1993)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Norway
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Norwegian war drama. The old sea-captain retires, but the next day German WWII occupation of Norway begins. He then kisses his wife good-bye and is off to Army HQ. There he finds a lack of leadership and morale that offends him. They even laugh at ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, emotional, captivating
Plot: soldier, survival, war, military base, human spirit, rebelliousness, anti war, military life, political unrest, wartime life, battles, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Torpedo Bombers (1983)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1944 a Soviet marine air force unit stationed near Murmansk is fighting off the German bombers attacking the British navy convoys supplying the Soviet Union with war materials under the lend-lease agreement.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: ocean or sea, military life, war, battles, military, wartime life, danger, heroes, aerial combats, great patriotic war, air attack, world war two ...
Time: year 1944
Place: soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Back Door to Hell (1964)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 75 min.
Story: During WWII, a three-man commando team places its trust in the hands of a band of Filipino resistors, as they try to knock out a Japenese communication center.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: soldier, espionage, daring rescue, anti war, war, adventure, military life, battles, danger, escapades, heroes, military ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: japan, asia, the philippines, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.0
 145
Dirty Heroes (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Set near the end of World War II in the Netherlands, Dirty Heroes concerns a group of ex-convicts recruited into the U.S. Army to recover Dutch jewels originally stolen by the Nazis as well as confiscated Allied plans
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, soldier, danger, military, adventure, vengeance, battles, chases and races, confined, escapades, rivalry, ss ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, holland, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Burnt by the Sun 2: Citadel (2011)
Genre: Drama, 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: serious, atmospheric, epic, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: soldier, war, battle zone, survival, battles, escapades, military, military life, wartime life, injustice, danger, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Mosquito Squadron (1969)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In WW2, a RAF squadron leader mourns the death of a comrade and receives a bombing mission against a secret Nazi V-2 rocket testing facility in France.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mosquito, soldier, war, daring rescue, race against time, save the day, anti war, heroic mission, military life, battles, danger, escapades ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 260
Hell Boats (1970)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A war drama of motor torpedo boats which did much unsung work in WW2, but the naval battles merely provide an exciting story in which an even more special romantic drama is wrapped up.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, captivating
Plot: royal navy, love triangle, military life, battles, island, heroes, adventure, military, ship, war, against the odds, danger ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Rat Patrol (1966)
Genre: Action, Drama, Adventure, War
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The exploits of four Allied soldiers — three Americans and one Englishman — who are part of a long-range desert patrol group in the North African campaign during World War II. Their mission: "to attack, harass and wreak havoc on Field ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: soldier, desert, military life, adventure, battles, war, heroes, military, uninhibited rivalry, danger, escapades, rivalry ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Pathfinders: In the Company of Strangers (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Untold and lost history. A true story of the American Pathfinders, the volunteer paratroopers whose deadly mission was to land 30 minutes before the Normandy invasion, locate and mark strategic "drop zones" and set up the top-secret ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, epic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, heroic mission, paratrooper, d day, military life, battle zone, war, battles, military base, danger, heroes, military ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, germany, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Company of Heroes (2013)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: American soldiers lost behind enemy lines during the WWII make a horrific discovery: Hitler has a super bomb in development. Against all odds, they set out to find the scientist in charge of the program who is looking to defect.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, captivating
Plot: soldier, war, battle zone, save the day, heroic mission, battles, against the odds, danger, heroes, military, obsessive quest, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Taste of Hell (1973)
Genre: Action, War, Drama
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the Philippines during WW II, two U.S. Army officers are caught and shot by a Japanese officer. One survives and soon joins with a guerrilla troop to battle the enemy... and get revenge.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: soldier, battles, military, adventure, vengeance, war, against the odds, confined, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: japan, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Band of Brothers (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 594 min.
Story: Drawn from interviews with survivors of Easy Company, as well as their journals and letters, Band of Brothers chronicles the experiences of these men from paratrooper training in Georgia through the end of the war. As an elite rifle company ...
Style: epic, suspenseful, captivating, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, battles, military, war, sniper, military life, paratrooper, friendship, human spirit, survival, behind enemy lines, sergeant ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, france, netherlands, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Behind Enemy Lines (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Professor-turned-spy Col. Calvin Turner and his associate, workaholic Lt. Shelley Flynn, plan a daring rescue behind enemy lines in World War II German-occupied Norway of a brilliant scientist who may or may not be aiding the Germans.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: war, espionage, military, undercover, criminal heroes, wartime life, against humanity, chases and races, danger, escapades, heroes, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, europe, london, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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