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

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about war, heroes, soldier, military, battles, danger and heroic mission mostly in War, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Fortress: Fury (2014), The Bridge at Remagen (1969), Memphis Belle (1990), Red Tails (2012), Saints and Soldiers: The Void (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
 388K
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, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, soldier, military, nazi germany, heroism, american soldier, world war two, battles, heroic mission, rivalry, battle zone, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1945
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: realistic, tense, exciting, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, battles, heroic mission, war, heroes, daring rescue, danger, death, gun, friendship, flashback ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1944
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, exciting, rough, serious, bleak ...
Plot: soldier, military, explosion, bridge, battles, war, survival, danger, against the odds, military life, anti war, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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: tense, realistic, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, one last job, behind enemy lines, mission, bomber, battles, airplane, war, u.s. air force, engineer, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1943, 1940s
Place: europe, england, germany, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 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: fighter pilot, military life, aerial combats, soldier, military base, discrimination, military, war, danger, interracial relations, heroic mission, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944, year 1942
Place: europe, italy, pentagon, germany, cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, captivating, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Plot: military, soldier, racism, against the odds, military life, battles, battle zone, society, war, heroes, save the day, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944, 1940s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, captivating, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: aerial combat, soldier, heroes, war, heroic mission, officers and cadets, ambition, leadership, uninhibited rivalry, chaos and mayhem, aerial combats, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: europe, germany, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 479
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, realistic
Plot: submarine, heroes, ocean or sea, battles, power relations, military life, heroic mission, escapades, war, officers and cadets, soldier, military ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: battleship, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 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, officers and cadets, basic training, battles, wartime life, military life, friendship, boot camp, death, dead soldier ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: afghanistan, soviet union, russia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.2
 789
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: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, tank, battles, tough heroes, battle zone, heroes, heroic mission, war, daring rescue, danger, torture ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, france
⇓ 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, navy, war, naval battle, underdog, military, danger, against the odds, military life, heroic mission, heroes, soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: japan, tokyo, germany, hawaii, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, suspenseful, serious, disturbing, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, survival, danger, siege, polish, military, soldier, escapades, heroes, heroic mission, battle zone, battles ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.3
 745
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: suspenseful, serious, emotional, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, infantrymen, battle zone, battles, military, survival, danger, heroic mission, daring rescue, war, heroes, military life ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: europe, italy, usa, france, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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: realistic, rough, bleak, serious, exciting ...
Plot: siege, red army, soldier, battles, battle zone, love affair, life is a bitch, wartime life, heroes, military life, starvation, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: russia, europe, soviet union
⇓ 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, suspenseful, rough, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: military life, survival, heroic mission, military, siblings relations, danger, anti war, battles, battle zone, wartime life, u.s. army, nazi germany ...
Time: year 1944
Place: europe, germany, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 2.3
 836
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, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, rebelliousness, weapon system, ocean or sea, military, soldier, isolation, island, danger, race against time, survival, daring rescue ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: bleak, serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: battles, soldier, military, war, escapades, heroes, confined, danger, kidnapping, behind enemy lines, nazi germany, nazi officer ...
Time: 20th century
Place: germany, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.1
 660
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: serious, captivating, exciting, realistic
Plot: battles, aerial combats, battle zone, friends, soldier, military, against the odds, military life, partners, danger, wartime life, war ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: war, wartime life, obsessive quest, save the day, escapades, heroic mission, danger, race against time, battles, battle zone, soldier, military ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: serious, epic, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battle zone, friends, battles, hapless soldier, friendship, military, soldier, military base, military life, danger, heroic mission, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: germany, europe, normandy
⇓ 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, serious, sincere, factual ...
Plot: british history, aerial combat, war, raf, politics, danger, rescue, against the odds, aerial combats, battles, heroic mission, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1940, 1930s
Place: england, europe, berlin germany, english channel, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, military, survival, battles, anti war, danger, leadership, military life, war, escapades, heroes, throat slitting ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: australia, japan
⇓ 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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, epic, factual ...
Plot: military life, military, navy, war, political unrest, state affairs, imperial japan, battles, anti war, danger, rebellion, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1941
Place: battleship, japan, hawaii, pearl harbor, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: realistic, captivating, exciting, rough, serious ...
Plot: soldier, confined, adventure, war, danger, vengeance, battles, rivalry, military, escapades, heroes, against the odds ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: the philippines, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 2K
Aces High (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The first World War is in its third year and aerial combat above the Western Front is consuming the nation's favored children at an appalling rate. By early 1917, the average life-span of a British pilot is less than a fortnight. Such losses ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, gloomy, rough
Plot: soldier, military, pilot, fighter pilot, rescue, collision, alcohol abuse, life is a bitch, war, heroes, officers and cadets, danger ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1917
Place: england, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: captivating, exciting, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Plot: soldier, ira, tunnel, prison, pardon, military, danger, battles, adventure, heroes, escapades, heroic mission ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, italy, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.0
 866
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: captivating, rough, realistic, bleak, serious
Plot: soldier, holocaust, military life, political unrest, leadership, survival, military, against humanity, heroes, wartime life, war, escapades ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.8
 760
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: soldier, kidnapping, military, teenage life, fascism, countryside, anti war, confined, village life, heroes, war, heroic mission ...
Time: year 1944
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mosquito, raf, anti war, battles, save the day, daring rescue, chases and races, wartime life, heroes, war, fall in love, escapades ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 40K
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, danger, heroes, vengeance, heroic mission, biplane ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%