Movies like Revolution 1985

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Revolution (1985)
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Revolution (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Norway
Duration: 126 min.
Story: New York trapper Tom Dobb becomes an unwilling participant in the American Revolution after his son Ned is drafted into the Army by the villainous Sergeant Major Peasy. Tom attempts to find his son, and eventually becomes convinced that he must take a stand and fight for the freedom of the Colonies, alongside the aristocratic rebel Daisy McConnahay. As Tom undergoes his change of heart, the events of the war unfold in large-scale grandeur.
Style: epic, serious, realistic, suspense, cult film
Plot: battles, soldier, adventure, revolution, war, politics, human spirit, parents and children, life is a bitch, fall in love, rebellion, rivalry, political unrest, heroes, independence, catastrophe, military, family relations, disaster, escapades, society, rebelliousness, forgery, military life, wartime life ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: usa, new york

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and epic films with plots about battles, military, war, soldier, heroes, state affairs and escapades mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Revolution: The Crossing (2000), Gettysburg (1993), The Patriot (2000), The Last of the Mohicans (1992), 55 Days at Peking (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: tense, realistic, exciting, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: military, heroes, battles, against the odds, heroic mission, military life, rebellion, rebelliousness, state affairs, battlefield, war, revolution ...
Time: georgian era, 18th century
Place: usa, delaware, new jersey
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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 ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: american civil war, slavery, civil war, battles, military, war, soldier, heroic mission, civil rights, battle zone, military life, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, pennsylvania, maryland
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Benedict Arnold: A Question of Honor (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On the glorious battlefields of the American Revolution, two great generals distinguished themselves; George Washington and Benedict Arnold. Washington is remembered as America's founding father, Arnold as America's most notorious traitor. ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, thought provoking, emotional ...
Plot: american revolution, revolution, independence, treason, political unrest, political conspiracy, military, assassination, moral dilemma, americana, war, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: usa, quebec, philadelphia
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100%
 7.2
 273K
The Patriot (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 165 min.
Story: After proving himself on the field of battle in the French and Indian War, Benjamin Martin wants nothing more to do with such things, preferring the simple life of a farmer. But when his son Gabriel enlists in the army to defend their new nation, ...
Style: uplifting, rough, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: battles, war, revolution, vengeance, american revolution, rebellion, human spirit, freedom, heroic mission, patriotism, soldier, lone hero ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s, 1780s, georgian era
Place: south carolina, southern usa, usa, england, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: As the English and French soldiers battle for control of the American colonies in the 18th century, the settlers and native Americans are forced to take sides. Cora and her sister Alice unwittingly walk into trouble but are reluctantly saved by ...
Style: epic, exciting, emotional, serious, touching ...
Plot: native american, freedom, army, adventure, american indian, native americans, indians, forbidden love, love triangle, interracial relations, vengeance, wilderness ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1930s
Place: usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A chronicle of events that led to the British involvement in the Crimean War against Russia and which led to the siege of Sevastopol and the fierce Battle of Balaclava on October 25, 1854 which climaxed with the heroic, but near-disastrous calvary ...
Style: epic, serious, exciting, factual, harsh ...
Plot: anti war, politics, british army, heroes, battles, british empire, british history, war, massacre, british soldier, military life, against the odds ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1850s, 70s, 60s
Place: russia, england, europe, istanbul turkey, turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
55 Days at Peking (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Diplomats, soldiers and other representatives of a dozen nations fend off the siege of the International Compound in Peking during the 1900 Boxer Rebellion. The disparate interests unite for survival despite competing factions, overwhelming odds, ...
Style: epic, serious, exciting, realistic, tense ...
Plot: battles, imperialism, siege, politics, military, political unrest, state affairs, rivalry, against the odds, human spirit, political conspiracy, culture clash ...
Time: 20th century, year 1900, turn of the century, victorian era
Place: england, china, france, beijing china, asia ...
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57%
The Battle of Culloden (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Culloden is a 1964 docudrama written and directed by Peter Watkins for BBC TV. It portrays the 1746 Battle of Culloden that resulted in the British Army's destruction of the Scottish Jacobite uprising and, in the words of the narrator, ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: battles, soldier, british army, power relations, hapless soldier, militant, society, state affairs, war, military, rebellion, battle zone ...
Time: 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, england, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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1911 (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th century, China is in a state of crisis. The country is split into warring factions, the citizens are starving, and recent political reforms have made matters worse, not better. The ruling Qing Dynasty, led by a ...
Style: epic, exciting, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: revolution, brutality, soldier, battles, rebellion, leadership, political unrest, combat, sword, heroes, gunfight, martial arts ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Cast a Giant Shadow (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: An American Army officer is recruited by the yet to exist Israel to help them form an army. He is disturbed by this sudden appeal to his jewish roots. Each of Israel's Arab neighbors has vowed to invade the poorly prepared country as soon as ...
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, serious, epic ...
Plot: battles, heroes, military, ambition, escapades, society, politics, rebellion, leadership, soldier, hopes, follow your dream ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1948, year 1947
Place: israel, middle east, jerusalem, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The 300 Spartans (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Essentially true story of how Spartan king Leonidas led an extremely small army of Greek Soldiers (300 of his personal body guards from Sparta) to hold off an invading Persian army now thought to have numbered 250,000.
Style: epic, serious, exciting, rough, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, soldier, battles, heroic mission, adventure, warrior, master warrior, chaos, chaos and mayhem, against the odds, leadership, greek ...
Time: 19th century, 60s, 18th century
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe, rome italy, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.5
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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: world war two, military, pow, soldier, war, politics, island, rebellion, ambition, ruler, revolution, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s
Place: usa, japan, korea, the philippines, new york ...
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54%
 2.7
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Druids (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the year 60 B.C. a group of Druids, including the arch-druid Guttuart (Max von Sydow), witness the passing of a comet and interpret it as the sign of the coming of a king for their country Gaul, which has not had a king for a long time. Guttuart ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, epic, captivating ...
Plot: roman empire, battles, heroes, destiny, heroic mission, adventure, rise to the top, leadership, state affairs, betrayal, julius caesar, rivalry ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
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1612: Chronicles of the Dark Time (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 144 min.
Story: The czar of Russia has died and a power vacuum has developed. This period in the late 16th and early 17th century has been called "The Time of Troubles." There are many impostors who claim to the right to rule, but there's only one ...
Style: captivating, serious, tense, epic, baroque
Plot: battles, conquering, war, politics, state affairs, wartime life, military, heroes, political unrest, sword fight, escapades, soldier ...
Time: 17th century
Place: poland, russia, europe, moscow russia
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Zulu (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 1879, during the Zulu wars, man of the people Lt. John Chard (Stanley Baker) and snooty Lt Gonville Bromhead (Michael Caine) were in charge of defending the isolated Natal outpost of Rorke's Drift from tribal hordes, holding out during an ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, exciting, epic ...
Plot: siege, british army, british empire, war, military, human spirit, battles, soldier, native, british colonialism, heroic mission, against the odds ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s, 60s
Place: south africa, africa, united kingdom, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Horatio Hornblower: The Wrong War (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, feel good
Plot: ship, adventurer, military, heroes, execution, french, first love, battles, navy, invasion, adventure, political intrigue ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s
Place: europe, france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Horatio Hornblower: The Duel (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: boys' night
Plot: napoleonic wars, ship, british navy, duel, battles, adventurer, navy, military, adventure, bully, heroes, weakness ...
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Nomad: The Warrior (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Kazakhstan, France, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The Nomad is a historical epic set in 18th-century Kazakhstan. The film is a fictionalised account of the youth and coming-of-age of Ablai Khan, as he grows and fights to defend the fortress at Hazrat-e Turkestan from Dzungar invaders.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, epic
Plot: nomad, battles, folk hero, leadership, heroic mission, tragic hero, rise and fall, political unrest, rivalry, ambition, state affairs, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: kazakhstan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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April Morning (1988)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A teenager grows up during the onset of the American revolution.
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: coming of age, military, rebellion, battles, revolution, wooing, americana, battle zone, war, politics, hopes, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century
Place: massachusetts, usa, north america, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Sharpe's Peril (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 69 min.
TV show
Story: Our story begins at the end of Sharpe's Challenge. Sharpe and Harper are en route to Madras when they encounter a baggage train from the East India Company traveling through hostile territory. Chitu, a legendary bandit leader in control of the ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, disturbing, realistic
Plot: military, battles, heroes, adventure, heroic mission, military life, escapades, british soldier, soldier, napoleonic wars, violence, battlefield ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Sons of Liberty (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 270 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a group of very different men fighting in the American Colonies for freedom, and how they will shape the future for the United States of America.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, realistic, tense ...
Plot: american revolution, human spirit, leadership, rebelliousness, political unrest, politics, battles, military, revolution, rebellion, heroes, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Last Valley (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: People in a small German village in the last valley to remain untouched by the devastating Thirty Years' War try to exist in peace with a group of soldiers occupying the valley.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: village, battles, anti war, adventure, village life, war, chaos, society, rescue, heroes, military, plague ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.0
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The Star (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The film is based on the eponymous book by Emmanuil Kazakevich. In the summer of 1944 the Nazi Armies prepare a massive Tank Division named 'Viking" for the offensive on occupied Russian land. The Russian Army's special group of seven ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, bleak, rough ...
Plot: military, d day, soldier, fall in love, adventure, battles, war, world war two, battlefield, russian, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 1940s
Place: ussr, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 6.3
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Taras Bulba (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The Cossacks of Eastern Europe join the Poles to rid the Turks from the Steps of Europe. In return for their aid, the Poles agree to give control of the Steps to the Cossacks. After the battle, however, the Poles back out of their agreement and ...
Style: epic, serious, realistic, exciting, atmospheric ...
Plot: cossack, heroes, battles, forbidden love, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, military, unfulfillment, rebellion, adventure, love and romance, society ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ukraine, poland, europe, kiev ukraine, russia ...
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51%
 6.9
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Cromwell (1970)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Disgusted with the policies of King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell plans to take his family to the New World. But on the eve of their departure, Cromwell is drawn into the tangled web of religion and politics that will result in the English Civil War.
Style: epic, realistic, serious, stylized, factual ...
Plot: battles, revolution, political unrest, military, politics, intrigue, leadership, against the odds, royal family, rivalry, rebellion, society ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 80s, 18th century
Place: england, ireland, europe, britain, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Profession of Arms (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Bulgaria
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In autumn of 1526, the Emperor, Charles V, sends his German landsknechts led by Georg von Frundsberg to march towards Rome. The inferior papal armies, commanded by Giovanni de'Medici, try to chase them in the midst of a harsh winter. ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, epic
Plot: soldier, leadership, military, military life, life is a bitch, betrayal, battles, renaissance, war, winter, heroes, night ...
Time: 16th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Sharpe's Challenge (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 69 min.
TV show
Story: Sean Bean is back as the swashbuckling hero in Sharpe's Challenge, an action packed mini-series to be shot on location in Rajasthan, India. Two years after the Duke of Wellington crushes Napoleon at Waterloo, dispatches from India tell of a ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventurer, soldier, rivalry, heroic mission, hotshot hero, battlefield, war, investigation, state affairs, daring rescue, escapades, political unrest ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Sharpe's Eagle (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Sharpe is a Captain saddled with the South Essex, a battalion run by incompetents and filled with soldiers who have never been in battle. When the South Essex loses its colours (its regimental flag), Sharpe vows to save the honor of the regiment by ...
Style: exciting, captivating, realistic, serious, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, military, battles, war, escapades, state affairs, soldier, heroes, rebellion, military life, napoleonic wars, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Guns at Batasi (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An anachronistic martinet RSM on a remote Colonial African army caught in a local coup d'etat must use his experience to defend those in his care.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, rebellion, society, escapades, daring rescue, war, adventure, state affairs, military, hopes, soldier, superior officer ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.8
 7K
Khartoum (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: English General Charles George Gordon, a devout Christian, is appointed military governor of Anglo-Egyptian Sudan by the Prime Minister. Ordered to evacuate Egyptians from the Sudan, Gordon stays on to protect the people of Khartoum, who are under ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, factual, talky ...
Plot: siege, islam, desert, politics, culture clash, military, imperialism, heroes, negotiation, battles, british empire, wartime ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s, 18th century
Place: africa, sudan, egypt, england, north africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%