Movies like Savior

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Savior (1998)
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Savior (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A hardened mercenary in the Foreign Legion begins to find his own humanity when confronted with atrocities during the fighting in Bosnia
Style: rough, bleak, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy, psychological, light, macabre ...
Plot: atrocity, terrorism, mercenary, rape, sniper, civil war, redemption, genocide, war crime, breast feeding, soldier, war, pregnancy, hopes, life is a bitch, wartime life, woman in danger, battle zone, ethnic cleansing, women, bosnian war, foreign legion, catastrophe, survival, tank ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: serbia, europe, bosnia, former yugoslavia, balkan, croatia, bosnia herzegovina

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Most similar movies to Savior

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, bleak and rough films with plots about war, military, soldier, anti war, life is a bitch, brutality and death mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Savior: Generation Kill (2008), Casualties of War (1989), Harrison's Flowers (2000), Come and See (1985), The Grey Zone (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Generation Kill (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: Marines prepare to invade Iraq at the beginning of Operation Iraqi Freedom; while the soldiers wait to receive their orders, they learn a Rolling Stone columnist will be embedded with them
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, realistic, political ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, iraq war, marines, war, soldier, anti war, violence, courage, military life, battles, morality, character study ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s
Place: iraq, middle east
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Casualties of War (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: During the Vietnam War, a soldier finds himself the outsider of his own squad when they unnecessarily kidnap a female villager. Based on the actual events of an incident on Hill 192 in November, 1966.
Style: rough, disturbing, emotional, realistic, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vietnam war, pow, war crime, military, soldier, rape, justice, murder, sexual abuse, war, crimes, atrocity ...
Time: 20th century, year 1966, 60s, year 1974, 70s
Place: vietnam, asia, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Harrison's Flowers (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Harrison Lloyd is a Pulitzer-winning photojournalist. His wife and family are making it hard for him to keep his mind on his work when he's in a war zone, and he wants to change jobs to something less stressful. But he's got one last ...
Style: brutal, disturbing, suspense, bleak, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genocide, murder, journalism, missing person, war, violence, civil war, battles, vengeance, photojournalist, obsessive quest, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 80s, year 1991, 70s
Place: former yugoslavia, new jersey, vietnam, middle east, croatia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Come and See (1985)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The invasion of a village in Byelorussia by German forces sends young Florya into the forest to join the weary Resistance fighters, against his family's wishes. There he meets a girl, Glasha, who accompanies him back to his village. On ...
Style: bleak, rough, harsh, disturbing, surreal ...
Plot: world war two, genocide, atrocity, brutality, war crime, against humanity, mass murder, war, teenage girl, occupation, great patriotic war, holocaust ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, 20th century
Place: russia, ussr, poland, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Grey Zone (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Nazi doctor, along with the Sonderkomando Jews – who are forced to work in the crematoria of Auschwitz against their fellow-Jews – find themselves in a moral grey zone.
Style: bleak, disturbing, factual, emotional, depressing ...
Plot: holocaust, nazi, world war two, concentration camp, anti semitism, redemption, jewish, rebellion, survival, moral ambiguity, tragedy, against humanity ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 20th century
Place: poland, europe, germany, israel, budapest
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
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Bat*21 (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lt. Col. Iceal "Ham" Hambleton is a weapons countermeasures expert and when his aircraft is shot over enemy territory the Air Force very much wants to get him back. Hambleton knows the area he's in is going to be carpet-bombed but a ...
Style: realistic, suspense, harsh, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, survival, military, jungle, golf, rescue, war, adventure, against the odds, battles, daring rescue, soldier ...
Place: vietnam, iraq, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Attack on Darfur (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada, South Africa, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: American journalists in Sudan are confronted with the dilemma of whether to return home to report on the atrocities they have seen, or to stay behind and help some of the victims they have encountered.
Style: disturbing, captivating, realistic, rough, tense ...
Plot: genocide, journalism, journalist, civil war, tragedy, murder, village, desert, uncover truth, against humanity, survival, injustice ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sudan, africa
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33%
Beasts of No Nation (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A drama based on the experiences of Agu, a child soldier fighting in the civil war of an unnamed African country. Follows the journey of a young boy, Agu, who is forced to join a group of soldiers in a fictional West African country. While Agu fears ...
Style: political, harsh, disturbing, bleak, rough ...
Plot: war, child soldier, life is a bitch, children in wartime, civil war, justice, anti war, violence, culture clash, survival, moral ambiguity, adaptation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 8.2
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Warriors (1999)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 175 min.
TV show
Story: If the conflict in Bosnia has become something of a forgotten war, it's not for the want of trying from the immensely powerful BBC film Warriors, the story of five young soldiers and their harrowing experiences in the region.
Style: rough, disturbing, bleak, realistic, serious ...
Plot: bosnian war, war crime, genocide, ethnic cleansing, atrocity, state affairs, life is a bitch, military, against humanity, soldier, war, anti war ...
Place: bosnia herzegovina, former yugoslavia, europe, bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Welcome to Sarajevo (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Follow a group of international journalists into the heart of the once cosmopolitan city of Sarajevo—now a danger zone of sniper and mortar attacks where residents still live. While reporting on an American aid worker who’s trying to get ...
Style: disturbing, rough, realistic, brutal, harsh ...
Plot: bosnian war, adoption, journalism, civil war, anti war, orphan, war, orphanage, family relations, morality, rescue, politics ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam, england, sarajevo, iraq, former yugoslavia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Witnesses (2003)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Croatia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set amid the atrocities of war in the Balkans, Witnesses is retold, Rashomon-style, from various characters' viewpoints, adding new information about the complexity of war and humanity. Beginning inside a rustic house with a woman in black ...
Style: rough, disturbing, serious, tense, bleak ...
Plot: military, murder, soldier, police investigation, investigation, kidnapping, crimes, criminal heroes, war, human nature, amateur detective, political unrest ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, croatia, former yugoslavia, serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Shot Through the Heart (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The horrors of war are examined from the view points of lifelong friends (Linus Roache, Vincent Perez), who end up on opposing sides in the civil war in Sarajevo. One is an expert marksman, who trains the snipers used to terrify the city and the ...
Style: suspense, biting, thought provoking, tense, realistic ...
Plot: sniper, bosnian war, sibling relationship, friends, battles, best friends, soldier, against humanity, military, society, betrayal, politics ...
Place: sarajevo, europe, former yugoslavia, bosnia herzegovina
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. Chief Justice Haywood hears evidence and testimony not only from lead defendant Ernst Janning and his ...
Style: political, disturbing, suspenseful, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: courtroom drama, genocide, judge, holocaust, world war two, court, lawyer, war crime, jewish, nazi, courtroom, german ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, middle ages, 60s, 20th century ...
Place: germany, poland, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Johnny Mad Dog (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Belgium, Liberia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A cast of unknown performers are used in this drama about child soldiers fighting a war in an unnamed African country.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, disturbing, bleak
Plot: children in wartime, child soldier, civil war, orphan, life is a bitch, survival, society, crimes, youth, soldier, against humanity, atrocity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Jarhead 2: Field of Fire (2014)
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: tense, serious, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: navy seal, taliban, military, war, male nudity, battles, against the odds, wartime life, heroic mission, race against time, heroes, soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Stalingrad (1993)
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, rough, gloomy, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, war, survival, german, nazism, russian, soldier, wehrmacht, eastern front, starvation, battles, military life ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, year 1943, 20th century
Place: russia, germany, poland, east germany, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
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Kippur (2000)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The film takes place in 1973 during the Yom Kippur War in which Egypt and Syria launched attacks in Sinai and the Golan Heights. The story is told from the perspective of Israeli soldiers. We are led by Weinraub and his friend Ruso on a day that ...
Style: tense, disturbing, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: rescue, soldier, military life, life is a bitch, military, battle zone, realism, jewish, sex scene, israeli army, helicopter, war ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: israel, middle east, egypt, syria
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Road to Guantanamo (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Part drama, part documentary, The Road to Guantánamo focuses on the Tipton Three, a trio of British Muslims who were held in Guantanamo Bay for two years until they were released without charge.
Style: rough, disturbing, realistic, intense, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, torture, muslim, politics, survival, british, military, u.s. army, pow, injustice, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, year 2003, year 2002, year 2004, 2000s ...
Place: cuba, iraq, palestine, england, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Sometimes in April (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, Rwanda, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Debra Winger, Oris Erhuero and Idris Elba star in this drama framed by the Rwandan genocide.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: genocide, massacre, murder, civil war, racism, against humanity, mass murder, coup, politics, battles, political unrest, mass child killing ...
Time: 90s, year 1994
Place: africa, rwanda, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Situation (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The first U.S.-made film drama set during the Iraq war, THE SITUATION chronicles the tragic death of an Iraqi teenager at the hands of U.S. soldiers. The incident sets off an "investigation," a cover-up, and complications involving Iraqi ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: iraq war, racism, assassination, military, soldier, battles, life is a bitch, state affairs, journalism, terrorism, media, spy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: middle east, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Shooting Dogs (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two westerners, a priest and a teacher find themselves in the middle of the Rwandan genocide and face a moral dilemna. Do they place themselves in danger and protect the refugees, or escape the country with their lives? Based on a true story.
Style: disturbing, bleak, sad, emotional, rough ...
Plot: genocide, politics, survival, violence, teacher, survivor, priest, against the odds, moral dilemma, human spirit, fighting the system, tragic hero ...
Time: 90s, year 1994
Place: africa, rwanda, south africa, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Platoon (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: As a young and naive recruit in Vietnam, Chris Taylor faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.
Style: rough, realistic, disturbing, epic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, soldier, battlefield, battles, combat, jungle warfare, jungle, squad, war, anti war, war crime ...
Time: year 1967, 60s, year 1968, 20th century
Place: vietnam, southeast asia, the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 4K
Rose (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This harrowing tale of survival centers on Rose, a Masurian woman, whose German soldier husband was killed in the war, leaving her alone on their farm. A single woman had no defense against Russian soldiers who raped as a form of revenge, nor ...
Style: rough, realistic, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: sexual abuse, wartime life, world war two, soldier, countryside, life is a bitch, ex military, military, occupation, farm, rape, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, post world war two, year 1945
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Tangerines (2013)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Estonia, Georgia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: War in Abkhazia 1990. An Estonian man Ivo has stayed behind to harvest his crops of tangerines. In a bloody conflict at his door, a wounded man is left behind, and Ivo is forced to take him in.
Style: thought provoking, tense, touching, harsh, dramatic ...
Plot: anti war, war, wartime life, civil war, violence, humanity, brutality, tragedy, bullet wound, life & death, survival, character study ...
Time: 90s, year 1992, 20th century
Place: georgia (former ussr), caucasus, israel, europe, estonia ...
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Company K (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on the popular World War I novel by author William March, director Robert Clem's COMPANY K follows a veteran of the first great conflict as he finishes a book about his wartime experiences and reflects on how a man's true character ...
Style: captivating, serious, disturbing, psychological, epic ...
Plot: world war one, veteran, anti war, wartime life, prison life, haunted by the past, military life, battles, politics, state affairs, war, military ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, year 1917
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.
Style: disturbing, suspense, bleak, rough, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, war, soldier, boot camp, sniper, suicide, military life, anti war, violence, u.s. marine, infantry ...
Time: year 1968, year 1967, 60s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, asia, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 140 min.
Story: When two brothers are forced to fight in the Korean War, the elder decides to take the riskiest missions if it will help shield the younger from battle.
Style: epic, realistic, emotional, sad, tense ...
Plot: war, korean war, military, soldier, survival, brothers, idealism, combat, mission, military life, courage, family ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: north korea, south korea, korea, asia, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Shake Hands with the Devil (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Canadian Lt. General Romeo Dallaire was the military commander of the UN mission in Rwanda and this movie is personal and, all too true, story of his time there during the genocide of 1994. It is not quite as moving as the earlier Hotel Rwanda and ...
Style: disturbing, serious, bleak, rough, realistic ...
Plot: genocide, politics, betrayal, chaos, civil war, military, dishonesty, righting the wronged, anti war, moral dilemma, introspection, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, rwanda
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
In the Land of Blood and Honey (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: During the Bosnian War, Danijel, a soldier fighting for the Serbs, re-encounters Ajla, a Bosnian who's now a captive in his camp he oversees. Their once promising connection has become ambiguous as their motives have changed.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, romantic ...
Plot: bosnian war, soldier, prisoner, muslim, forbidden love, war, violence, escape, life is a bitch, love affair, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sarajevo, bosnia herzegovina, former yugoslavia, europe, bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.
Style: realistic, captivating, epic, rough, breathtaking ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: war, world war two, military, courage, sniper, army, battles, self sacrifice, heroic mission, d day, friendship, nazi ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 20th century, middle ages
Place: normandy, france, poland, germany, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%