Movies and TV shows like Rough Riders

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Rough Riders (1997)
 7.4
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Rough Riders (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 184 min.
TV show
Story: In 1898 the US government decided to intervene on the side of the Cuban rebels in their struggle against Spanish rule. Assistant Navy Secretary Theodore Roosevelt decides to experience the war first hand by promoting and joining a volunteer cavalry regiment. The regiment, later known as the Rough Riders, brings together volunteers from all corners of the nation and all walks of life. When Roosevelt and his men finally land on Cuba, they face ambush, intense enemy fire, and a desperate, outnumbered charge up a defended hill.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: american history, battles, soldier, military, war, civil war, heroic mission, political unrest, military life, state affairs, adventure, white house, human spirit, danger, wartime life, rescue, leadership, battle, imperialism, u.s. president, americana, male bonding, male friendship, revolution, civil war veteran ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: cuba, latin america, new mexico, san antonio texas

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Most similar movies to Rough Riders

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, exciting and captivating films and TV series with plots about battles, military, war, soldier, heroes, military life and violence mostly in Drama, History and War genres. Some movies like Rough Riders: The Patriot (2000), Gettysburg (1993), Sharpe's Eagle (1993), Sharpe's Peril (2008), Sharpe's Enemy (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: revolution, vengeance, battles, american revolution, rebellion, war, human spirit, freedom, soldier, patriotism, period piece, heroic mission ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa, england, scotland
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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, intense, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Plot: american civil war, civil war, slavery, battles, military, war, soldier, heroic mission, state affairs, civil rights, battle zone, military life ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, pennsylvania, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: captivating, exciting, serious, realistic, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, military, battles, soldier, heroes, state affairs, escapades, war, rebellion, military life, napoleonic wars, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Sharpe's Peril (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 102 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: captivating, exciting, serious, disturbing, realistic
Plot: military, heroes, battles, heroic mission, adventure, danger, military life, escapades, british soldier, soldier, napoleonic wars, violence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Sharpe's Enemy (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Portugal 1813. A band of deserters, including Sharpe's old enemy, Obadiah Hakeswill, have captured two women, one the wife of a high-ranking English officer, and are holding them hostage for ransom. Sharpe is given the 60th Rifles and a Rocket ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, realistic
Plot: napoleonic wars, military, soldier, heroes, british soldier, heroic mission, captivity, kidnapping, daring rescue, war, crimes, confined ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: portugal, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Sharpe's Siege (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Sharpe, with his new commanding officer, is sent to capture a castle when news comes of locals who will rise against Bonaparte. However, he is somewhat distracted by thoughts of his wife whom he was forced to leave while stricken with fever.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: napoleonic wars, siege, battles, heroes, british soldier, castle, danger, adventure, military life, war, isolation, heroic mission ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Houston: The Legend of Texas (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Sam Elliot stars as Sam Houston, the visionary who nearly single-handedly forged the state of Texas into a powerful entity in its own right. Refusing to forget the Alamo (as if anyone could), Houston led the military in Texas' rebellion against ...
Style: epic, sincere, exciting, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, americana, state affairs, adventure, heroes, rise to the top, war, military, head of state, folk hero, leadership, political unrest ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Band of Brothers (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 594 min.
TV show
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: suspenseful, captivating, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, soldier, world war two, military, military life, combat, battles, sniper, paratrooper, survival, warrior, american soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, france, netherlands, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, d day, against the odds, military, battles, human spirit, war, leadership, soldier, military life, basic training, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Sharpe's Battle (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: When Sharpe is ordered to whip the King of Spain's Irish Royal Brigade into shape, he faces dissent from the men who believe the British are slaughtering their relatives in Ireland and a spy from within.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, napoleonic wars, vengeance, wartime life, battle zone, tough heroes, battles, behind enemy lines, military life, officers and cadets, rivalry, adventurer ...
Time: 19th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Sharpe's Sword (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
TV show
Story: Sharpe is tasked to protect the most important spy in Lord Wellington's network, but domestic issues, a traumatized young girl, and possible French spies all threaten his success
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, napoleonic wars, heroic mission, wartime life, fall in love, battle zone, military life, behind enemy lines, tough heroes, battles, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Sharpe's Regiment (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Told his battalion is to be split up due to lack of recruits at home, Sharpe and Harper return to England to investigate. What should have been a simple query turns politically explosive as they come nearer to exposing profiteering on the home front ...
Style: sincere, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: napoleonic wars, soldier, military, heroes, tough heroes, political corruption, heroic mission, military life, political unrest, lone wolves, state affairs, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Blue and the Gray (1982)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 296 min.
TV show
Story: This movie is also in existance as a 3 part miniseries. America just before and during the Civil War, as seen through the eyes of an artist correspondent. The plot revolves around the families of two sisters; Maggie Geyser and Evelyn Hale. The ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: american civil war, battles, military, family life, working class, society, rebellion, brother brother relationship, standoff, showdown, slavery, war ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Sharpe's Gold (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
TV show
Story: Sharpe is sent on a mission to exchange rifles for deserters with a strange band of Spanish guerillas. He also has to chaperone two women looking for their missing husband.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: napoleonic wars, soldier, heroes, military, adventurer, behind enemy lines, battles, british soldier, adventure, escapades, war, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Sharpe's Company (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Spain 1812 The Duke of Wellington plans to lay siege to Badajoz. A murderous figure from Sharpe's past uses a beautiful woman revenge himself on Sharpe, now the father of her child. Sharpe has reason to be happy, he holds his daughter for the ...
Style: rough, atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: napoleonic wars, siege, heroes, soldier, military, british soldier, military life, battle zone, heroic mission, wartime life, isolation, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Sharpe's Challenge (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 138 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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hotshot hero, soldier, rivalry, heroic mission, battlefield, state affairs, adventurer, danger, war, daring rescue, investigation, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Colt (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: During the heat of battle in the midst of the Civil War, a beguilingly innocent colt is born to Union Jim Rabb's beloved mare. Refusing the orders to shoot it, lest it prove a hindrance, Rabb keeps the colt as a consolation in these desperate ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, exciting
Plot: american civil war, soldier, battles, colt, military life, americana, basic training, animal life, daring rescue, military, danger, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: virginia, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Sharpe's Honour (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
TV show
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: napoleonic wars, behind enemy lines, battles, heroes, soldier, military, british soldier, rivalry, rescue, femme fatale, legal, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: serious, exciting, captivating, realistic, tense ...
Plot: american revolution, human spirit, politics, political unrest, leadership, rebelliousness, battles, rebellion, revolution, state affairs, heroes, military ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.9
 885
Wicked Spring (2002)
Genre: Drama, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: During the 1864 battle of the Wilderness, three Union soldiers and three Confederate Soldiers get seperated from their units as twilight engulfs the ravaged battlefield. The men wander alone through the dangerous woods, separate of each other, until ...
Style: thought provoking, sincere, epic, emotional, serious ...
Plot: battles, wilderness, genocide, soldier, american civil war, weakness, heroes, politics, military, against humanity, danger, war ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Sharpe's Rifles (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
TV show
Story: During the Peninsular War in Spain against the French, Sergeant Richard Sharpe saves the life of Arthur Wellesley, the future Duke of Wellington and is promoted to Lieutenant. In order to pay the troops Wellesley needs a money draft from the banker ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: napoleonic wars, battles, military, adventure, war, wartime life, british army, escapades, military life, promotion, heroes, soldier ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.8
 4K
Over There (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Gritty, intense, evocative and emotional, "Over There" takes you to the front lines of battle and explores the effects of war on a U.S. Army unit sent to Iraq on their first tour of duty, as well as the equally powerful effects felt at ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, sincere, intellectual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: iraq war, military, u.s. army, soldier, u.s. military, danger, hopes, right and wrong, self sacrifice, life is a bitch, battle zone, lost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
American Soldiers (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Iraq, 2004: during a routine sortie a US patrol is ambushed and the young soldiers are forced to put their training and skills into action fast. A determined foe with superior local knowledge, the Fedayeen insurgents soon draw them into close ...
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, adventure, military, terrorism, officers and cadets, good versus evil, state affairs, confined, soldier, escapades, heroes, danger ...
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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We Were Soldiers (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Germany, France
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it.
Style: factual, serious, realistic, sincere, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, military, battles, war, heroes, military life, u.s. army, battlefield, wartime life, army, death ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: vietnam, asia, usa, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: world war two, commando, battles, heroes, war, military, anti war, military life, basic training, wartime life, escapades, espionage ...
Time: 1940s
Place: italy, europe, norway, canada, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
One Man's Hero (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
Country: Mexico, USA, Spain
Duration: 121 min.
Story: One Man's Hero tells the little-known story of the "St. Patrick's Battalion" or "San Patricios," a group of mostly Irish and other immigrants of the Catholic faith who deserted to Mexico after encountering religious and ...
Style: epic, suspenseful, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Plot: military, soldier, battlefield, battles, tragic hero, immigrants, heroes, society, culture clash, foe turned friend, war, battle ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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: tense, exciting, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: military, heroes, battles, heroic mission, military life, against the odds, rebellion, rebelliousness, state affairs, danger, war, revolution ...
Place: usa, delaware, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
 4K
Texas Rising (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A depiction of the rise of Texas from the Battle of the Alamo to San Jacinto. A story told through the lives of the men who gave everything up to defend an infant country from a ruthless Dictator and savage Native Americans, and paved the way for ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolution, rebellion, human spirit, hopes, state affairs, law enforcement, americana, society, u.s. president, texas ranger, old west, cowboy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Antagonists (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 394 min.
TV show
Story: After the destruction of the Second Temple, 900 Jewish zealots hold out against a 5000 man Roman legion on the mountaintop fortress of Masada.
Style: epic, captivating, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: desert, roman empire, battles, siege, tragic hero, military, rebelliousness, political unrest, war, politics, human spirit, state affairs ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history
Place: israel, middle east, holy land, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
1066: The Battle for Middle Earth (2009)
Genre: Action, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
Story: October 14th, 1066 is the most famous date in English history. It is the year of TWO invasions of England, and in which three huge and bloody pitched battles were fought
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, realistic, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, war, military, rivalry, invasion, state affairs, danger, political unrest, cruelty, bravery, king, fight ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century
Place: england, europe, normandy, flanders, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%