Movies like Fortress 2012

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Fortress (2012)
 5.0
 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, tense
Plot: bomber, aerial combats, airplane, soldier, heroic mission, military life, leadership, pilot, war, battles, danger, behind enemy lines, military, heroes, profanity, fighter plane, world war two, nazi, camp, american soldier, fighter pilot, blood, explosion, cigarette smoking, u.s. military ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: sicily, europe

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 war, military, soldier, heroes, danger, battles and heroic mission mostly in War, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Fortress: Fury (2014), Memphis Belle (1990), Saints and Soldiers: The Void (2014), The Bridge at Remagen (1969), Red Tails (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: exciting, suspenseful, tense, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, soldier, world war two, nazi germany, military, american soldier, heroism, ambush, battles, rivalry, heroic mission, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1945
Place: europe, germany
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86%
 6.9
 26K
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: tense, exciting, serious, rough, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bomber, soldier, battles, one last job, mission, military, behind enemy lines, war, friendship, airplane, rescue, patriotism ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1943
Place: europe, england, germany, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: realistic, disturbing, thought provoking, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, heroes, danger, battles, world war two, friendship, pow, courage, brutality, adaptation, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1944
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: racism, military, soldier, military life, against the odds, battles, save the day, danger, war, heroic mission, human spirit, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1944
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: soldier, battles, military, explosion, war, wartime life, anti war, escapades, survival, heroes, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 33K
Red Tails (2012)
Genre: Action, 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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, epic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: interracial relations, fighter pilot, aerial combats, military life, soldier, military base, discrimination, military, war, heroic mission, danger, allies ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944, year 1942
Place: europe, italy, pentagon, germany, cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Everyman's War (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: No one in high command believed that German forces would attack in the sub zero temperatures and near blizzard conditions. As the pre-dawn attack comes, with communications down Sgt. Smith is left with no choice but to make his way through enemy ...
Style: uplifting, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: military life, military, against the odds, soldier, heroes, battle zone, infantrymen, danger, small town, war, historical event, battles
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, rough, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, military, survival, military life, battle zone, heroic mission, danger, leadership, heroes, soldier, battles, escapades ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 5.3
 755
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: exciting, suspenseful, tense, captivating, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, military life, survival, battles, society, war, daring rescue, battle zone, heroic mission, danger, infantrymen ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: france, italy, usa, europe, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.1
 19K
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, suspenseful, serious, dramatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, soldier, war, basic training, officers and cadets, battles, ambush, friendship, military life, wartime life, boot camp, death ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988
Place: afghanistan, soviet union, russia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: commando, war, military, anti war, escapades, wartime life, battles, basic training, military life, espionage, against the odds, rescue ...
Time: 1940s
Place: italy, norway, canada, europe, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: survival, military life, military, heroic mission, anti war, battles, wartime life, siblings relations, battle zone, danger, u.s. army, nazi germany ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: europe, germany, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 15K
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: captivating, realistic, serious, rough, exciting ...
Plot: war, siege, life is a bitch, battles, wartime life, red army, danger, heroes, battle zone, military life, heroism, world war two ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: soviet union, russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, survival, military, military life, leadership, war, danger, battles, heroism, battlefield, heroes, anti war ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: australia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.3
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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: realistic, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: submarine, power relations, officers and cadets, ocean or sea, heroes, escapades, seaport, heroic mission, battles, military life, leadership, military ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Von Richthofen and Brown (1971)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
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: serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: aerial combat, soldier, fighter plane, leadership, military life, danger, ambition, heroic mission, uninhibited rivalry, landing, collision, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: germany, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 2.3
 842
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: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, save the day, leadership, isolation, danger, race against time, rebelliousness, heroic mission, survival, war, rebellion, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.8
 17K
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, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: naval battle, military, u.s. navy, war, heroic mission, against the odds, military life, danger, underdog, world war two, main character dies, death of protagonist ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: japan, tokyo, germany, hawaii, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Battle of the Bulge (1965)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: In the winter of 1944, the Allied Armies stand ready to invade Germany at the coming of a New Year. To prevent this occurrence, Hitler orders an all out offensive to re-take French territory and capture the major port city of Antwerp. "The ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, epic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: military, heroic mission, campaign, danger, epic battle, world war two, soldier, u.s. military, attack, tank, war, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, year 1944, 1940s
Place: belgium, europe, germany, hawaii, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: tense, realistic, captivating, suspenseful, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military life, heroic mission, d day, military, battle zone, danger, race against time, battles, military base, friendship, paratrooper, soldier ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: europe, germany, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
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Flyboys (2006)
Genre: Action, 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: aerial combat, war, military, airplane, adventure, german, french, heroes, danger, vengeance, heroic mission, biplane ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
1968 Tunnel Rats (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: During the Vietnam War [1959-1975] a special US combat unit is sent out to hunt and kill the Viet Cong soldiers in a man-to-man combat in the endless tunnels underneath the jungle of Vietnam. Suicide squads of a special kind.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, soldier, danger, heroic mission, tunnel, escapades, chaos, military life, jungle, blood, journalism, basic training ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: captivating, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: military, save the day, wartime life, danger, against the odds, super weapon, soldier, race against time, heroes, heroic mission, escapades, obsessive quest ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, epic, factual ...
Plot: military life, military, battleship, navy, war, political unrest, state affairs, imperial japan, danger, battles, anti war, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1941
Place: japan, hawaii, pearl harbor, germany, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Too Late the Hero (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A WWII film set on a Pacific island. Japanese and allied forces occupy different parts of the island. When a group of British soldiers are sent on a mission behind enemy lines, things don't go exactly to plan. This film differs in that some of ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, adventure, anti war, british army, war, survival, destiny, danger, rivalry, soldier, rescue, surrender ...
Time: year 1942
Place: england, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Siege of Firebase Gloria (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Australia, USA, Philippines
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Marine patrol stops at Firebase Gloria at the start of the Tet Offensive during the Vietnam war. With the firebase attacked, the patrol remains to help defend it. The Marines barely hold off the VC (Viet Cong), but in the end, hold the base.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, siege, massacre, sergeant, battles, escapades, survival, danger, heroic mission, military life, against the odds, military base ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Hell Is for Heroes (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: World War II drama where the action centers around a single maneuver by a squad of GIs in retaliation against the force of the German Siegfried line. Reese joins a group of weary GIs unexpectedly ordered back into the line when on their way to a ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, u.s. army, soldier, infantry, war, rebellion, battles, heroic mission, military life, nazi germany, fighting the system, heroes ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1944
Place: germany, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 8K
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, serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, survival, jungle, rescue, war, against the odds, danger, adventure, daring rescue, battles, soldier ...
Place: vietnam, asia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, serious, sincere, factual ...
Plot: british history, fighter pilot, aerial combat, war, raf, politics, against the odds, wartime life, aerial combats, heroic mission, battles, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1940, 1930s
Place: england, europe, english channel, berlin germany, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Gallipoli: End of the Road (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 101 min.
Story: April, 1915. First World War in Canakkale, Ottoman Empire. Two brothers leave their mountain village to fight on the front line. One is an experienced sniper fighting for Ottomans against the invasion, while his brother finds it much tougher to cope ...
Style: exciting, serious, epic, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: survival, battles, military, siblings relations, danger, soldier, military life, one man army, heroic mission, battle zone, family relations, world war one ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: ottoman empire, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%