Movies and TV shows like Piece of Cake

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Piece of Cake (1988)
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Piece of Cake
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, battle zone, heroes, war, military, soldier, military life, wartime life, against the odds, danger, partners, friends, aerial combats, pilot, world war two
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe
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Band of Brothers
Action, Drama, History, War
USA, UK
594 min.
 9.5
War and Remembrance
Drama, War
USA
620 min.
 8.3
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and exciting films and TV series with plots about military, war, soldier, battles, heroes, world war two and danger mostly in War, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Piece of Cake: Stalingrad (2013), Only the Brave (2006), Saints and Soldiers: The Void (2014), Fortress (2012), The Last Lieutenant (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Stalingrad
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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 ...
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Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
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Only the Brave
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
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Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, france, italy, usa, hawaii
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    User:   100%
 
Saints and Soldiers: The Void
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: soldier, war, battle zone, heroic mission, racism, battles, against the odds, heroes, military, society, save the day, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: germany
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    User:   74%
 
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Duration: 175 min.
Story: In January 1943 the German army, afraid of an Allied invasion of the Balkans, launched a great offensive against Yugoslav Partisans in Western Bosnia. The only way out for the Partisan forces and thousands of refugees was the bridge on the river ...
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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.
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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 ...
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April 9th
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
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Mosquito Squadron
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, war, daring rescue, race against time, mosquito, save the day, anti war, heroic mission, military life, battles, danger, escapades ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   60%
 
War and Remembrance
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, human spirit, officers and cadets, military life, political unrest, battles, heroes, military, fascism, survival ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: asia, europe, japan, battleship, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   54%
 
The Unknown Soldier
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, talky, dramatic ...
Plot: war, finnish, battles, politics, mentor, military, civil war, literature, soldier, battle zone, wartime, nudity (topless - notable) ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, finland, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   59%
 
Age of Heroes
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The true story of the formation of Ian Fleming's 30 Commando unit, a precursor for the elite forces in the U.K.
Style: serious, suspenseful, epic, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, war, heroic mission, battles, adventure, chases and races, battle zone, military base, danger, escapades, heroes, military ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1940
Place: norway, europe, scotland, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   62%
 
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Carter's Army
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The officer (Stephen Boyd) is put in charge of a squad of all black troops charged with the mission of blowing up an important hydro dam in Nazi Germany. Their failure would delay the Allies advance into Germany, thus prolonging the war. These ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, interracial relations, war, basic training, adventure, military life, military, battles, army, bridge, racism, mute or deaf ...
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Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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    User:   49%
 
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Country: USA
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633 Squadron
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Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: serious, sincere, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, norway
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    User:   53%
 
71: Into the Fire
Genre: Action, Drama, War
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Story: A civil war broke out in the 1950s between North and South Korea which changed the country forever. 71: Into the Fire centers on the struggles of 71 student soldiers who fought through the Korean War. Using real people and events based on the ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Plot: war, soldier, battles, battle zone, against the odds, ambition, military, young heroes, fight to the death, student, leadership, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1950s
Place: korea, asia, north korea, south korea
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System:   51%
    User:   47%
 
Burnt by the Sun 2: Citadel
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: atmospheric, serious, epic, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: soldier, survival, war, battle zone, battles, escapades, military, military life, wartime life, injustice, danger, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: russia
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    User:   47%
 
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 27K
Stalingrad
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: realistic, bleak, epic, serious, rough ...
Plot: war, survival, german, russian, politics, genocide, holocaust, soldier, death, wartime, nazis, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1943, year 1942, 1940s
Place: russia, germany, europe, poland, africa ...
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System:   51%
    User:   59%
 
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Fortress of War
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Belarus, Russia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A war drama set during the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, in which Russian troops held on to a border stronghold for nine days. The film shows the heroic defense of Brest Fortress, which has taken upon the first stroke of German ...
Style: serious, exciting, epic, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: soldier, war, battles, battle zone, military, officers and cadets, heroic mission, military life, wartime life, heroes, invasion, nazi germany ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1941
Place: europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   60%
 
Back Door to Hell
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: serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: soldier, daring rescue, anti war, war, adventure, military life, battles, danger, escapades, espionage, heroes, military ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: asia, the philippines, japan, usa
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System:   50%
    User:   43%
 
Ivan's Childhood
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Poetic journey through the shards and shadows of one boy’s war-ravaged youth.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Plot: war, innocence lost, german, childhood, soldier, russian, wartime, dreams, brutality, young heroes, visceral, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: russia, europe, soviet union, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   57%
 
The Biggest Battle
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, military life, adventure, wartime life, battles, heroes, military, contests and competitions, journalism, destiny ...
Time: 1940s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   43%
 
Eagles Over London
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The British High Command finds itself in the thick of a huge dilemma when it is realized that they have long been infiltrated by spies from a German intelligence group. This all happens during the preliminary stages of the Battle of Britain.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, war, danger, military, soldier, army investigation, chases and races, escapades, heroes, law enforcement, undercover, evacuation ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1940
Place: england, london, britain, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   49%
 
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Hiroshima
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada, Japan
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Hiroshima is a 1995 Japanese / Canadian film directed by Koreyoshi Kurahara and Roger Spottiswoode about the decision-making processes that led to the dropping of the atomic bombs by the United States on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: war, head of state, soldier, office, anti war, holocaust, political unrest, politics, atomic bomb, wartime life, battles, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1945
Place: asia, usa, japan, new york, hiroshima japan
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System:   47%
    User:   39%
 
Behind Enemy Lines
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: serious, exciting, 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 ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   50%
 
 5.2
 854
The Fallen
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, Germany, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: THE FALLEN is a three-sided story about German, Italian, and American soldiers, set in Northern Italy during the final weeks of the World War II. On the one side, a group of American supply soldiers delivers ammunition to the front line, a journey ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, captivating
Plot: soldier, war, leadership, survival, anti war, basic training, holocaust, military life, political unrest, battles, heroes, military ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, italy
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System:   46%
    User:   44%
 
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Storming Juno
Genre: History, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Storming Juno is a film based on the remarkable and determined actions of a handful of young Canadian men who stormed Juno Beach on June 6, 1944. D-Day.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, captivating
Plot: soldier, d day, battles, war, danger, battle zone, military, heroic mission, heroes, invasion, bunker, firearm ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, france, canada, normandy
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System:   46%
    User:   44%
 
Jarhead 2: Field of Fire
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Battle-scarred and disillusioned by the war, Corporal Chris Merrimette is put in charge of a unit whose next mission is to resupply a remote outpost on the edge of Taliban-controlled territory. While driving through the hostile Helmand province, a ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, battle zone, war, anti war, military, military life, taliban, tough heroes, danger, heroes, against the odds, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, afghanistan
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System:   45%
    User:   41%
 

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The Hanoi Hilton
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Lionel Chetwynd's film documents the horrific struggles that faced American POWs held in the North Vietnamese prison Hoa Lo -- more infamously known as the Hanoi Hilton -- between 1964 and 1975. Williamson (Michael Moriarty) leads a group of ...
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System:   44%
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Dirty Heroes
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, civil war ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, holland, netherlands
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System:   43%
    User:   49%
 
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