Movies like Fortress 2012

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Fortress
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: soldier, war, airplane, leadership, military life, battles, military, heroic mission, bomber, danger, heroes, pilot, aerial combats, air battle, airplane shot down, strong language, camp, fighter plane, u.s. military, behind enemy lines, fighter pilot, nazi, american soldier, explosion, tent ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, sicily
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Band of Brothers
Action, Drama, History, War
USA, UK
594 min.
 9.5
Piece of Cake
Drama, War
UK
312 min.
 8.4
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about military, war, soldier, heroes, battles, danger and heroic mission mostly in War, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Fortress: Fury (2014), Memphis Belle (1990), Stalingrad (2013), Piece of Cake (1988), Only the Brave (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Fury
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, serious, realistic, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, soldier, gory, battles, tank, military, nazi germany, battle zone, against the odds, heroism, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1945
Place: europe, germany, mine
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Saints and Soldiers: Airborne Creed
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: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, war, daring rescue, danger, military, heroic mission, battles, heroes, death, world war two, cigarette smoking, corpse ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: europe, france
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    User:   100%
 
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Memphis Belle
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: realistic, exciting, tense, serious, dramatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, airplane, soldier, friendship, courage, survival, wartime, aviation, sacrifice, daring rescue, rescue, dialogue ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1943, 1940s
Place: england, europe, germany, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   63%
 
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Stalingrad
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, exciting, epic, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: soldier, battles, war, danger, battle zone, life is a bitch, love affair, military life, red army, wartime life, heroes, soviet ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, russia, soviet union
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Piece of Cake
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, exciting, realistic, captivating
Plot: battles, battle zone, heroes, war, military, soldier, military life, wartime life, against the odds, danger, partners, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe
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Only the Brave
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
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Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, france, italy, usa, hawaii
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System:   66%
    User:   65%
 
Saints and Soldiers: The Void
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: soldier, war, battle zone, heroic mission, racism, battles, against the odds, heroes, military, society, save the day, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: germany
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Submarine X-1
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, exciting, 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 ⇓
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    User:   77%
 
The Lost Battalion
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: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, soldier, leadership, battles, battle zone, danger, military, survival, heroic mission, military life, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   72%
 
Von Richthofen and Brown
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Plot: soldier, leadership, war, battle zone, military life, battles, ambition, danger, aerial combat, heroes, military, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century
Place: europe, germany, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   58%
 
Mosquito Squadron
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, war, daring rescue, race against time, mosquito, save the day, anti war, heroic mission, military life, battles, danger, escapades ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   66%
 
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 762
Ardennes Fury
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, war, daring rescue, heroic mission, battle zone, battles, danger, heroes, tank, military, tough heroes, world war two ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   72%
 
 5.9
 31K
Red Tails
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, epic, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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    User:   72%
 
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Tora! Tora! Tora!
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 ...
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Place: japan, hawaii, asia, europe, germany ...
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The Secret Invasion
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, realistic, captivating, surprise ending
Plot: soldier, war, daring rescue, heroic mission, adventure, prison escape, battles, danger, escapades, tunnel, prison, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, italy, cairo egypt
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System:   59%
    User:   63%
 
Hell Is for Heroes
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: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti heroes, soldier, war, anti war, u.s. army, infantry, heroic mission, military life, battles, military, fighting the system, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944, 1940s
Place: europe, france, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   54%
 
Battle of Britain
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: war, aviation, politics, nazi, courage, british, wartime, heroic mission, nazis, german, battles, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 1930s, year 1940
Place: england, germany, europe, poland, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   52%
 
Age of Heroes
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The true story of the formation of Ian Fleming's 30 Commando unit, a precursor for the elite forces in the U.K.
Style: serious, suspenseful, epic, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, war, heroic mission, battles, adventure, chases and races, battle zone, military base, danger, escapades, heroes, military ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1940
Place: norway, europe, scotland, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   60%
 
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When Trumpets Fade
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: rough, serious, realistic, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: soldier, war, leadership, survival, battle zone, anti war, heroic mission, military life, wartime life, battles, danger, heroes ...
Time: year 1944
Place: europe, germany, france
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System:   57%
    User:   64%
 
1968 Tunnel Rats
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: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, soldier, battle zone, war, daring rescue, jungle, heroic mission, vietnam war, tunnel, military life, battles, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia
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System:   56%
    User:   64%
 
The Bridge at Remagen
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, bleak ...
Plot: war, survival, soldier, military, german, wartime, nazi, courage, anti war, runaway, heroic mission, idealism ...
Time: 20th century
Place: germany, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   58%
 
The Siege of Firebase Gloria
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Australia, 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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, war, soldier, siege, heroic mission, military life, battle zone, military base, battles, military, leadership, massacre ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: asia, vietnam
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System:   55%
    User:   53%
 
Operation Crossbow
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Allied agents infiltrate the Nazi rocket complex at Peenemunde in order to obtain their secrets and sabotage the plant.The film alternates between German developments of the V-1 missile and V-2 rocket (with a German cast speaking their own language) ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, espionage, war, undercover, heroic mission, rocket, german, danger, escapades, heroes, working undercover, military ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: england, germany, europe, london
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System:   54%
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Aces High
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: bleak, serious, realistic, gloomy, rough
Plot: soldier, officers and cadets, basic training, battle zone, military base, war, military life, battles, military, danger, pilot, heroes ...
Time: 1910s
Place: england, europe
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System:   53%
    User:   45%
 
 5.8
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Hornets' Nest
Genre: Drama, Action, 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, realistic, exciting
Plot: battles, village, heroes, military, war, gang, countryside, adventure, gays and lesbians, soldier, orphan, kidnapping ...
Time: year 1944
Place: europe, italy
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System:   53%
    User:   50%
 
71: Into the Fire
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A civil war broke out in the 1950s between North and South Korea which changed the country forever. 71: Into the Fire centers on the struggles of 71 student soldiers who fought through the Korean War. Using real people and events based on the ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Plot: war, soldier, battles, battle zone, against the odds, ambition, military, young heroes, fight to the death, student, leadership, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1950s
Place: korea, asia, north korea, south korea
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System:   53%
    User:   42%
 
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The Fallen
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: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, captivating
Plot: soldier, war, leadership, survival, anti war, basic training, holocaust, military life, political unrest, battles, heroes, military ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   54%
 
 6.4
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Tobruk
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In September 1942, the German Afrika Korps under Rommel have successfully pushed the Allies back into Egypt. A counter-attack is planned, for which the fuel dumps at Tobruk are a critical impediment. In order to aid the attack, a group of British ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, desert, war, espionage, heroic mission, adventure, battles, against the odds, danger, escapades, heroes, rescue ...
Time: 40s, year 1942, 1940s
Place: africa, libya, egypt
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System:   52%
    User:   47%
 

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The Dirty Dozen: Next Mission
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Major Reisman is "volunteered" to lead another mission using convicted army soldiers, sentenced to either death or long prison terms. This time their mission is to kill a Nazi general who plans to assassinate Hitler.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, anti heroes, adventure, heroic mission, military life, war, danger, heroes, assassination, power relations, army, convict ...
Place: europe, germany
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System:   51%
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Commandos
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Sgt. Sullivan puts together a group of Italian-Americans into disguise as Italian soldiers in order to infiltrate a North African camp held by the Italians. After the soldiers have knifed the Italians in their beds, they find a hooker living at the ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, war, military base, heroic mission, working undercover, adventure, escapades, military, battles, danger, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
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