Movies like The Inglorious Bastards

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The Inglorious Bastards (1978)
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The Inglorious Bastards (1978)
Original name: Quel maledetto treno blindato
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Set in Europe during WWII, a group of American soldiers on their way to military prison are beset upon by a German artillery attack, escaping with Switzerland in their sights. Before making it any farther, they volunteer to steal a V2 warhead for the French Underground - taking them deep into the heart of German territory.
Style: realistic, rough, semi serious, suspenseful, bloody, stylized, entertaining, absurd, tense, interesting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cult, explosion, escape, war, gunfight, anti heroes, buddies, adventure, battle, fugitives, battle zone, soldier, on the run, chases and races, friends, heroes, nazi, military, misfit, rivalry, survival, heroic mission, military life, battles, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: france, germany, europe

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Most similar movies to The Inglorious Bastards

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about heroes, soldier, danger, war, military, escapades and explosion mostly in Action, War and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Inglorious Bastards: Von Ryan's Express (1965), The Dirty Dozen (1967), Where Eagles Dare (1968), The Bridge at Remagen (1969), The Guns of Navarone (1961). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Von Ryan's Express (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Von Ryan's Express stars Frank Sinatra as a POW colonel who leads a daring escape from Nazi Germany by taking over a freight train, but he has to win over the British soldiers he finds himself commanding.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, prison, escape, german, war, adventure, soldier, frontier, on the run, chases and races, danger, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1943
Place: switzerland, italy, germany, europe, florence italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Dirty Dozen (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: 12 American military prisoners in World War II are ordered to infiltrate a well-guarded enemy ch√Ęteau and kill the Nazi officers vacationing there. The soldiers, most of whom are facing death sentences for a variety of violent crimes, agree to the ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, behind enemy lines, military, secret mission, commando, suicide mission, war, u.s. army, explosion, fistfight, mission, castle ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, france, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Where Eagles Dare (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: World War II is raging, and an American general has been captured and is being held hostage in the Schloss Adler, a Bavarian castle that's nearly impossible to breach. It's up to a group of skilled Allied soldiers to liberate the general ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, soldier, war, military, undercover, double agent, behind enemy lines, german, heroic mission, danger, palaces castles and temples, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, austria, alps, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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, rough, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: soldier, battles, explosion, bridge, war, survival, anti war, military, heroic mission, military life, danger, escapades ...
Time: 20th century
Place: germany, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: USA, Yugoslavia, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A renegade team of World War II soldiers. This time, one of the 12 is a woman and, with a Nazi spy within their midst, they're up against German wartime geniuses out to establish a Fourth Reich.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, partisan, anti heroes, heroic mission, adventure, behind enemy lines, prison, mission, danger, war, escapades, heroes ...
Place: denmark, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Guns of Navarone (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 158 min.
Story: A team of allied saboteurs are assigned an impossible mission: infiltrate an impregnable Nazi-held island and destroy the two enormous long-range field guns that prevent the rescue of 2,000 trapped British soldiers.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, betrayal, adventure, soldier, war, military, greek, behind enemy lines, resistance, allies, sniper, suicide attempt ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1943, 1940s
Place: germany, greece, battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, war, military, battles, tank, nazi germany, heroism, heroes, gory, bravery, against the odds, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1945
Place: europe, germany, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Dirty Dozen: Next Mission (1985)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Major Reisman is "volunteered" to lead another mission using convicted army soldiers, sentenced to either death or long prison terms. This time their mission is to kill a Nazi general who plans to assassinate Hitler.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, convict, army, assassination, anti heroes, heroic mission, adventure, prisoner, military life, war, danger, heroes ...
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Tuareg: The Desert Warrior (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a desolate section of the Sahara once ruled by the French, two thirsty men stumble into the camp of a Tuareg warrior where they're given water and shelter. Soldiers from the new Arab government now arrive by Jeep and demand the two men be ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, desert, rescue, vengeance, danger, adventure, escapades, heroes, war, rivalry, soldier, survival ...
Time: 80s
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Ardennes Fury (2014)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: As the Battle of the Bulge rages on, an American tank unit gets trapped behind Nazi lines. With just hours before the bombs of Operation Ardennes Fury fall, the tank's commander makes the risky decision to rescue an orphanage.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tank, soldier, war, daring rescue, heroic mission, battle zone, battles, danger, heroes, military, tough heroes, world war two ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Bravo Two Zero (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When an elite eight-man British SAS team is dropped behind enemy lines, their mission is clear: take out Saddam Hussein's SCUD missile systems. But when communications are cut and the team finds themselves surrounded by Saddam's army, ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gulf war, soldier, military, behind enemy lines, adventure, daring rescue, war, race against time, survival, heroic mission, military life, battles ...
Time: 1990s
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Age of Heroes (2011)
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: suspenseful, serious, epic, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: insubordination, soldier, heroic mission, war, adventure, battles, battle zone, chases and races, military base, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1940
Place: norway, europe, scotland, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Thou Shalt Not Kill... Except (1985)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Adventure, War, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Vietnam, 1969. War is Hell. For Marine Sergeant Jack Stryker (Brian Schulz), however, Hell is just the beginning. Trapped outside a Viet Cong village, Stryker takes two bullets to the leg. Sent home from the war, he discovers his ex-girlfriend ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, cult, soldier, jungle, psychopath, gory, master warrior, one man army, battle zone, superhero, village, rescue ...
Time: 20th century
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Commandos (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Sgt. Sullivan puts together a group of Italian-Americans into disguise as Italian soldiers in order to infiltrate a North African camp held by the Italians. After the soldiers have knifed the Italians in their beds, they find a hooker living at the ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military base, war, heroic mission, working undercover, adventure, escapades, military, battles, danger, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Behind Enemy Lines (1986)
Genre: Action, War, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Col. Carradine leads a group of American P.O.W.s, battling their way to freedom as Saigon falls to the Viet Cong.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, war, rescue, captivity, adventure, battles, confined, danger, military, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Flyboys (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The adventures of the Lafayette Escadrille, young Americans who volunteered for the French military before the U.S. entered World War I, and became the country's first fighter pilots.
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, factual, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: war, military, airplane, adventure, battles, heroic mission, vengeance, danger, german, heroes, french, aerial combat ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Misfit Brigade (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, Denmark
Duration: 100 min.
Story: War story of the 27th Panzers, Hitler's heavy-duty combat regiment composed of prisoners.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: soldier, anti war, battle zone, prison life, prison, war, battles, danger, heroes, adventure, military, against humanity ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, soviet union, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, war, daring rescue, danger, military, heroic mission, battles, heroes, corpse, machine gun, battle, rifle ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: John Rambo is released from prison by the government for a top-secret covert mission to the last place on Earth he'd want to return - the jungles of Vietnam.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, chase, revenge, one man army, vietnam veteran, soldier, vietnam war, helicopter, master warrior, vengeance, forest, u.s. army ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Lost Battalion (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Fact-based war drama about an American battalion of over 500 men which gets trapped behind enemy lines in the Argonne Forest in October 1918 France during the closing weeks of World War I. Based on a true story, The Lost Battalion is set in 1918 ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, soldier, leadership, battles, battle zone, danger, military, survival, heroic mission, military life, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Inglourious Basterds (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as "The Basterds" are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds, lead by Lt. ...
Style: dark humor, tense, atmospheric, suspense, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, war, soldier, german, military, danger, hitler, violence, dynamite, heroic mission, sadism, working undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: france, europe, germany, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Sharpe's Honour (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: 1813. Major Sharpe's old enemy, Major Ducos manipulates a beautiful young marquesa into falsely accusing Sharpe of rape. Her husband calls Sharpe out in a duel. But when the husband is found dead the next morning, Sharpe is arrested and brought ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, napoleonic wars, british soldier, military, behind enemy lines, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, duel, battle zone, false accusation, injustice, war ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Operation Crossbow (1965)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Allied agents infiltrate the Nazi rocket complex at Peenemunde in order to obtain their secrets and sabotage the plant.The film alternates between German developments of the V-1 missile and V-2 rocket (with a German cast speaking their own language) ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rocket, german, undercover, secret agents, espionage, war, heroic mission, danger, escapades, heroes, working undercover, military ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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The Dirty Dozen: The Deadly Mission (1987)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA, Yugoslavia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Learning of a Nazi plot to attack Washington, D.C. with a deadly nerve gas, Major Wright leads twelve convicts on a suicide mission deep into occupied France to destroy the secret factory where the poison is made.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monastery, soldier, french resistance, anti heroes, heroic mission, war, danger, adventure, heroes, rescue, redemption, against the odds ...
Time: 40s, year 1944, 1940s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Wild Geese II (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller, Action
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A group of mercenaries is hired to spring Rudolf Hess from Spandau Prison in Berlin.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, mercenary, rescue mission, rescue, adventure, terrorism, prisoner, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger, heroes ...
Time: 20th century
Place: germany, europe, east germany, west berlin west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Last Drop (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, War
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Different factions in WWII-era Holland race to find a stash of Nazi gold.
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, gold, adventure, espionage, survival, war, heroic mission, holocaust, military life, battles, danger, escapades ...
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Casablanca Express (1989)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It is 1942 and the conflict between the U.S. and Germany is getting heated, U.S. Intelligence soon discovers that the Natzis are planning to capture Winston Churchill. In order to protect him they send commando Al Cooper to guard Churchill who is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, kidnapping, espionage, head of state, war, hostages, secret agents, adventure, soldier, daring rescue, military life, missing person ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Hannibal Brooks (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Adventure, War, Action
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A POW in World War II is put to work in a Munich zoo, looking after an Asian elephant. The zoo is bombed by the Americans and the director of the zoo decides it is not safe for his Asian elephant Lucy to remain there. So he sends Brooks to safety ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting, buddy comedy
Plot: elephant, zoo, anti heroes, fugitives, soldier, adventure, prison, anti war, war, captivity, genocide, holocaust ...
Place: switzerland, europe, germany, swiss alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.9
 31K
Red Tails (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American pilots to fly in a combat squadron during World War II.
Style: serious, suspenseful, epic, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: discrimination, military, aerial combats, military base, fighter pilot, war, airplane, soldier, interracial relations, adventure, heroic mission, military life ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1942, year 1944, 1940s
Place: italy, europe, pentagon, germany, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.0
 345
Marines (2003)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The cold war is over. East and West are fighting together against illegal secretly heavily armed terrorists, criminals and resistance fighters. During one of these missions, four soldiers are kidnapped and seems like a great international crisis to ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, terrorism, strong sexual content, military life, war, battles, adventure, danger, heroes, military, heroic mission, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: eastern europe, chechnya
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%