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Sharpe's Rifles (1993)
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Sharpe's Rifles (1993)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
TV show
Story: During the Peninsular War in Spain against the French, Sergeant Richard Sharpe saves the life of Arthur Wellesley, the future Duke of Wellington and is promoted to Lieutenant. In order to pay the troops Wellesley needs a money draft from the banker Rothschild, but fears he has been captured by the French and sends Sharpe behind enemy lines to find him. Sharpe is given command of a platoon of crack riflemen, led by the surly Irishman Harper and including Hagman and Harris, who resent Sharpe as not being a 'proper officer'.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: battles, escapades, military, napoleonic wars, war, wartime life, adventure, heroes, soldier, military life, promotion, power relations, war hero, british army, cavalry, war violence, officers and cadets, sniper, horse, army, violence, warrior, camp, gun, sword ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: portugal

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, realistic and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about heroes, war, adventure, military, battles, escapades and napoleonic wars mostly in Adventure, Drama and War genres. Some movies like Sharpe's Rifles: Sharpe's Challenge (2006), Sharpe's Eagle (1993), Sharpe's Honour (1994), Sharpe's Peril (2008), Sharpe's Company (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sharpe's Challenge (2006)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
TV show
Story: Sean Bean is back as the swashbuckling hero in Sharpe's Challenge, an action packed mini-series to be shot on location in Rajasthan, India. Two years after the Duke of Wellington crushes Napoleon at Waterloo, dispatches from India tell of a ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hotshot hero, soldier, rivalry, heroic mission, political unrest, danger, escapades, daring rescue, investigation, state affairs, adventurer, war ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sharpe's Eagle (1993)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Sharpe is a Captain saddled with the South Essex, a battalion run by incompetents and filled with soldiers who have never been in battle. When the South Essex loses its colours (its regimental flag), Sharpe vows to save the honor of the regiment by ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, military, battles, soldier, heroes, war, escapades, state affairs, rebellion, military life, vengeance, wartime life ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Sharpe's Honour (1994)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
TV show
Story: 1813. Major Sharpe's old enemy, Major Ducos manipulates a beautiful young marquesa into falsely accusing Sharpe of rape. Her husband calls Sharpe out in a duel. But when the husband is found dead the next morning, Sharpe is arrested and brought ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, military, soldier, heroes, behind enemy lines, napoleonic wars, british soldier, war, escapades, femme fatale, adventure, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sharpe's Peril (2008)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
TV show
Story: Our story begins at the end of Sharpe's Challenge. Sharpe and Harper are en route to Madras when they encounter a baggage train from the East India Company traveling through hostile territory. Chitu, a legendary bandit leader in control of the ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, disturbing, realistic
Plot: military, heroes, battles, heroic mission, danger, adventure, military life, escapades, british soldier, soldier, violence, battlefield ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Sharpe's Company (1994)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Spain 1812 The Duke of Wellington plans to lay siege to Badajoz. A murderous figure from Sharpe's past uses a beautiful woman revenge himself on Sharpe, now the father of her child. Sharpe has reason to be happy, he holds his daughter for the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, rough, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: siege, military, soldier, heroes, napoleonic wars, british soldier, military life, battle zone, heroic mission, wartime life, isolation, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sharpe's Regiment (1996)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Told his battalion is to be split up due to lack of recruits at home, Sharpe and Harper return to England to investigate. What should have been a simple query turns politically explosive as they come nearer to exposing profiteering on the home front ...
Style: sincere, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: military, heroes, soldier, napoleonic wars, political corruption, heroic mission, military life, political unrest, uninhibited rivalry, tough heroes, lone wolves, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sharpe's Enemy (1994)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Portugal 1813. A band of deserters, including Sharpe's old enemy, Obadiah Hakeswill, have captured two women, one the wife of a high-ranking English officer, and are holding them hostage for ransom. Sharpe is given the 60th Rifles and a Rocket ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting, realistic
Plot: military, heroes, soldier, british soldier, heroic mission, captivity, kidnapping, war, crimes, confined, daring rescue, military life ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: portugal, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Horatio Hornblower 3 (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Hornblower is given a dangerous mission to deliver an emigre French nobleman to a secret rendezvous near Brest while coping with enemy agents in his own ranks.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, captivating ...
Plot: napoleonic wars, sea battle, war hero, military life, rebellion, dishonesty, war, espionage, british navy, battles, heroes, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: europe, france, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Sharpe's Gold (1995)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
TV show
Story: Sharpe is sent on a mission to exchange rifles for deserters with a strange band of Spanish guerillas. He also has to chaperone two women looking for their missing husband.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: adventurer, soldier, military, battles, behind enemy lines, heroes, british soldier, napoleonic wars, tough heroes, escapades, war, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Sharpe's Siege (1996)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Sharpe, with his new commanding officer, is sent to capture a castle when news comes of locals who will rise against Bonaparte. However, he is somewhat distracted by thoughts of his wife whom he was forced to leave while stricken with fever.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: napoleonic wars, siege, battles, heroes, british soldier, castle, danger, adventure, military life, war, woman in danger, isolation ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Sharpe's Waterloo (1997)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the novel by Bernard Cornwell, "Sharpe's Waterloo" brings maverick British officer Lt. Col. Richard Sharpe to his last fight against the French, in June of 1815.
Style: exciting, captivating, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: military, heroes, battles, napoleonic wars, battle zone, uninhibited rivalry, infidelity, couples, military life, lone wolves, war, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Sharpe's Battle (1995)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: When Sharpe is ordered to whip the King of Spain's Irish Royal Brigade into shape, he faces dissent from the men who believe the British are slaughtering their relatives in Ireland and a spy from within.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, heroes, state affairs, soldier, escapades, rivalry, war, adventure, adventurer, behind enemy lines, tough heroes, officers and cadets ...
Time: 19th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Sharpe's Sword (1995)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
TV show
Story: Sharpe is tasked to protect the most important spy in Lord Wellington's network, but domestic issues, a traumatized young girl, and possible French spies all threaten his success
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, mute or deaf, escapades, rebellion, espionage, rivalry, fighting the system, soldier, war, adventure, heroes, behind enemy lines ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Hornblower: Duty (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: sea battle, ship, battles, military life, military, adventure, rescue, danger, couples, treason, ship captain, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sharpe's Revenge (1997)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
TV show
Story: Sharpe is framed as the thief who stole Napolean's gold, and he must clear his name to avoid execution. Meanwhile his wife Jane - urged on by a friend - makes some questionable choices.
Plot: napoleonic wars, framed for a crime, british soldier
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sharpe's Mission (1996)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Sharpe is teamed with a Colonel he helped promote and they are tasked to destroy a powder magazine, but an alliance with the French may threaten their success. Meanwhile, Jane is wearying of the army life and Harper and Ramona are at odds.
Plot: british army, british soldier, journalist, disfigured face, traitor, napoleonic wars, scout
Time: 1800s, 19th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Horatio Hornblower: The Duel (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, duel, napoleonic wars, battles, navy, ocean or sea, adventure, heroes, military, adventurer, weakness, british navy ...
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Horatio Hornblower: The Fire Ship (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British ...
Style: serious, exciting
Plot: ship, gold, battles, navy, quarantine, heroes, military, success, heroic mission, friendship, military life, officers and cadets ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Sharpe's Justice (1997)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Napoleon has been exiled to Elba, the English have returned from the wars, and Major Richard Sharpe finds himself in a sort of exile to lead a company of Yorkshire Yeomen. His duties include protecting mill owners from restless workers who are on ...
Plot: mill, british soldier, revenge, fictional biography, british army, homecoming, half brother
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Horatio Hornblower: The Duchess and the Devil (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Horatio Homblower, now promoted to Acting Lieutenant, captures the French ship Le Reve off the Spanish coast. The Captain of the French ship is furious that such a youngster has pulled off such a coup. But far more daunting is Hornblower's ...
Style: exciting, serious
Plot: sea battle, ship, military, adventurer, pow, navy, pardon, battles, state affairs, escapades, war, heroes ...
Time: victorian, 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Horatio Hornblower: The Wrong War (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British ...
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: ship, french, invasion, navy, execution, first love, battles, adventurer, heroes, military, intrigue, leadership ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s
Place: france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Hornblower: Mutiny (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, captivating, suspense
Plot: napoleonic wars, ship, leadership, navy, war, british navy, adventure, military, military life, heroes, commander, rebelliousness ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1800s
Place: jamaica, west indies
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last of the Mohicans (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War, Western
Country: UK
Duration: 344 min.
TV show
Story: The classic story of Hawkeye.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, emotional, rough
Plot: military, scout, rivalry, battles, culture clash, interracial relations, forbidden love, war, escapades, love and romance, soldier, heroes ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Horatio Hornblower: Retribution (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Hornblower and the other officers of the Renown must return to Jamaica to face a court-martial and possible execution for their actions in relieving their unstable captain.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, captivating, serious ...
Plot: sea battle, rebellion, war hero, military life, military, adventure, rivalry, army investigation, war, heroes, escapades, legal ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: jamaica, west indies
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Bravo Two Zero (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When an elite eight-man British SAS team is dropped behind enemy lines, their mission is clear: take out Saddam Hussein's SCUD missile systems. But when communications are cut and the team finds themselves surrounded by Saddam's army, ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gulf war, battles, behind enemy lines, soldier, military, swat team, survival, tough heroes, chaos, heroic mission, military life, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: middle east, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Moonfleet (2013)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
TV show
Story: An adaptation of J Meade Falkner’s 1898 swashbuckling novel. A young man craving adventure joins a gang of smugglers in search of Blackbeard's diamond
Style: captivating, exciting, semi serious, epic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventurer, treasure hunt, heroes, unlikely partners, youth, escapades, dishonesty, rivalry, adventure, cons and scams, against the odds, family ...
Time: 1700s, 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Rat Patrol (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The exploits of four Allied soldiers — three Americans and one Englishman — who are part of a long-range desert patrol group in the North African campaign during World War II. Their mission: "to attack, harass and wreak havoc on Field ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: world war two, soldier, military, military life, desert, mouse, battles, swat team, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, adventure, danger ...
Time: 20th century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Black Sheep Squadron (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The dramatized World War II adventures of US Major Gregory "Pappy" Boyington and his Marine Attack Squadron 214, AKA The Black Sheep Squadron.
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, sitcom
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, military, war, soldier, american soldier, aviation, mechanic, escapades, heroes, adventure, danger, marines ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Sharpe: The Legend (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Several years after the battle of Waterloo, a former soldier from Shoreditch sits in a London inn reminiscing about the brave and determined officer who took him to hell and back. The narrator is Rifleman Cooper, and the officer whose fame he ...
Plot: napoleonic wars, french accent, adventure hero, british, french, flintlock rifle, legendary hero, fictional biography, battle, flintlock pistol, english, rifle ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Napoleon (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany, Italy, Canada, USA, UK, Hungary, Spain, Czech Republic
Duration: 357 min.
TV show
Story: The year is 1816, and NAPOLEON, held prisoner by the British on the island of St. Helena, is telling the young English girl BETSY his life story.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, epic ...
Plot: napoleon bonaparte, napoleonic wars, rise and fall, napoleon, conquering, battles, leadership, rise to the top, ambition, politics, society, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1800s, 1810s, 1790s
Place: france, europe, prussia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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