Movies like Fortress 2012

If you like "Fortress" you are looking for exciting, serious and realistic movies about / with airplane, soldier, bomber, war, leadership, pilot and military life themes of Action, Drama and War genre shot in USA.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Fortress (2012)
 5.1
 2K
Fortress (2012)
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.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: airplane, soldier, bomber, war, leadership, pilot, military life, battles, military, heroic mission, danger, heroes, aerial combats, nazi, camp, american soldier, fighter plane, explosion, u.s. military, behind enemy lines, blood, world war two, cigarette smoking, tent, battle ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: sicily, europe

Movie in categories

Most similar movies to Fortress

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about soldier, heroes, military, war, battles, danger and world war two mostly in War, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Fortress: Fury (2014), Memphis Belle (1990), Red Tails (2012), The Bridge at Remagen (1969), Submarine X-1 (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
 376K
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, rough, tense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, war, military, nazi germany, heroism, battles, battle zone, rivalry, bravery, heroic mission, against the odds, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1945, 1940s
Place: europe, germany, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, war, daring rescue, danger, military, heroic mission, battles, heroes, german army, missionary, german soldier, wehrmacht ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 25K
Memphis Belle (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The "Memphis Belle" is a World War II bomber, piloted by a young crew on dangerous bombing raids into Europe. The crew only have to make one more bombing raid before they have finished their duty and can go home. In the briefing before ...
Style: exciting, realistic, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, bomber, mission, engineer, war, battles, military, airplane, u.s. air force, one last job, behind enemy lines, daring rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1943
Place: europe, england, germany, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
 32K
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, exciting, realistic, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, fighter pilot, soldier, war, discrimination, military base, aerial combats, interracial relations, heroic mission, military life, danger, airplane ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1942, year 1944
Place: europe, italy, pentagon, germany, cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
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, bridge, explosion, battles, war, survival, anti war, military, heroic mission, military life, danger, escapades ...
Time: 20th century
Place: germany, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.2
 462
Submarine X-1 (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After losing a submarine and fifty crew in a battle with a German ship during WWII, a Royal Navy officer gets a second chance in a daring raid with midget subs.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: submarine, war, soldier, officers and cadets, ocean or sea, heroic mission, military life, battles, escapades, heroes, military, leadership ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: battleship, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Saints and Soldiers: The Void (2014)
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: racism, soldier, war, battle zone, heroic mission, battles, against the odds, heroes, military, society, save the day, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 2.2
 778
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, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tank, soldier, war, daring rescue, heroic mission, battle zone, battles, danger, heroes, military, tough heroes, nun ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 14K
Stalingrad (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
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 ...
Style: serious, epic, exciting, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: soldier, red army, siege, battles, soviet, war, danger, battle zone, life is a bitch, love affair, military life, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: russia, europe, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, soldier, leadership, battle zone, battles, danger, military, survival, heroic mission, military life, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
 18K
9th Company (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Finland, Russia, Ukraine
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The picture opens in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, in late 1988, when military trainees Petrovsky, Ryaba, Chugun, Stas, Pinochet, Lyutev and Vorobyev are whipped into shape at a training camp by the brutal, sadistic commander, Warrant Officer Dygalo - prior ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, dramatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, battles, officers and cadets, war, basic training, friendship, military life, death, wartime life, boot camp, killed in action ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: afghanistan, soviet union, russia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Von Richthofen and Brown (1971)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story of Manfred von Richtofen, the german air ace during the World War I and his struggle with the enemy aces and some jealous german officers.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: aerial combat, soldier, leadership, war, battle zone, military life, battles, ambition, danger, heroes, military, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century
Place: europe, germany, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.5
 730
Only the Brave (2006)
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
Plot: soldier, daring rescue, war, military life, battles, battle zone, danger, military, society, survival, heroic mission, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, france, italy, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 2.6
 829
USS Seaviper (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Direct to DVD movie: The German U-Boat, U-234, from the Port of Kiel is trading cargo with the Japanese. USS Seaviper must locate and stop this dangerous exchange. The Captain of USS Seaviper must go ashore to conduct reconnaissance on an island ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, soldier, island, daring rescue, war, leadership, ocean or sea, save the day, heroic mission, confined, danger, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 16K
Midway (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: This war drama depicts the U.S. and Japanese forces in the naval Battle of Midway, which became a turning point for Americans during World War II.
Style: epic, realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: u.s. navy, war, naval battle, heroic mission, soldier, danger, heroes, military, underdog, military life, against the odds, battles ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942
Place: japan, tokyo, germany, hawaii, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
When Trumpets Fade (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In WWII Western Germany, Private David Manning reluctantly leaves behind a mortally wounded fellow soldier and searches for survivors from his platoon, only to learn from commanding officer Captain Pritchett that they have all been killed in action. ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: soldier, war, leadership, infantry, nazi germany, u.s. army, battle zone, survival, anti war, heroic mission, military life, wartime life ...
Time: year 1944
Place: europe, germany, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Last Escape (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During World War II, American officer Capt. Lee Mitchell (Stuart Whitman) and a British military unit boldly infiltrate German-occupied enemy territory and attempt to kidnap brilliant Nazi scientist Dr. Von Heinken (Pinkas Braun) and bring him back ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: military, war, soldier, kidnapping, battles, confined, danger, escapades, heroes, russian, nazis, world war two ...
Time: 20th century
Place: germany, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Company of Heroes (2013)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: American soldiers lost behind enemy lines during the WWII make a horrific discovery: Hitler has a super bomb in development. Against all odds, they set out to find the scientist in charge of the program who is looking to defect.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, captivating
Plot: war, soldier, save the day, battle zone, heroic mission, battles, against the odds, danger, heroes, military, obsessive quest, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
Pathfinders: In the Company of Strangers (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Untold and lost history. A true story of the American Pathfinders, the volunteer paratroopers whose deadly mission was to land 30 minutes before the Normandy invasion, locate and mark strategic "drop zones" and set up the top-secret ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, epic, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, heroic mission, paratrooper, d day, battle zone, war, military life, military base, battles, danger, heroes, military ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, germany, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.3
 656
Piece of Cake (1988)
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 ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: battles, aerial combats, battle zone, war, heroes, military, soldier, military life, wartime life, against the odds, danger, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.2
 859
The Fallen (2004)
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: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, captivating
Plot: soldier, holocaust, leadership, war, survival, anti war, basic training, military life, political unrest, battles, heroes, military ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Kokoda: 39th Battalion (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A bitter battle is fought between Australian and Japanese soldiers along the Kokoda trail in New Guinea during World War II.
Style: serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, survival, military, war, anti war, military life, battles, heroes, leadership, danger, escapades, bayonet ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: australia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 723
Hornets' Nest (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An American commando who's the sole survivor of a parachute jump into WWII-era Italy leads a group of children in a campaign of sabotage against the Nazis.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: military, soldier, kidnapping, battles, heroes, village, war, adventure, countryside, gang, gays and lesbians, orphan ...
Time: year 1944
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
A Taste of Hell (1973)
Genre: Action, War, Drama
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the Philippines during WW II, two U.S. Army officers are caught and shot by a Japanese officer. One survives and soon joins with a guerrilla troop to battle the enemy... and get revenge.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: soldier, battles, military, adventure, vengeance, war, against the odds, confined, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: japan, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Secret Invasion (1964)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During World War II, convicts are recruited by the Allies for an extremely hazardous mission.
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: soldier, prison escape, prison, tunnel, ira, war, daring rescue, german, heroic mission, adventure, battles, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, cairo egypt, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Mosquito Squadron (1969)
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mosquito, soldier, war, daring rescue, race against time, save the day, anti war, heroic mission, military life, battles, danger, escapades ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Battle of Britain (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In 1940, the Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle against the might of the Luftwaffe for control of the skies over Britain, thus preventing the Nazi invasion of Britain.
Style: realistic, exciting, sincere, serious, factual ...
Plot: british history, aerial combat, war, heroic mission, battles, politics, danger, heroes, military, soldier, rescue, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1940, 1930s
Place: england, europe, english channel, berlin germany, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: In the summer of 1941, the United States and Japan seem on the brink of war after constant embargos and failed diplomacy come to no end. "Tora! Tora! Tora!", named after the code words use by the lead Japanese pilot to indicate they had ...
Style: epic, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Plot: military, soldier, military life, war, navy, negotiation, radio, anti war, chaos and mayhem, imperial japan, political unrest, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1941, 1940s
Place: hawaii, japan, pearl harbor, battleship, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The War Lover (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Buzz Rickson is a dare-devil World War II bomber pilot with a death wish. Failing at everything not involving flying, Rickson lives for the most dangerous missions. His crew lives with this aspect of his personality only because they know he always ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: bomber, soldier, save the day, adventure, military life, war, battles, danger, heroes, military, survival, human nature ...
Place: england, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: commando, war, soldier, military, daring rescue, rescue, anti war, village, basic training, heroic mission, military life, battles ...
Time: 1940s
Place: italy, canada, europe, norway, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%