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Sharpe's Rifles (1993)
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Sharpe's Rifles (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: napoleonic wars, military, battles, adventure, escapades, war, wartime life, british army, heroes, soldier, military life, promotion, war hero, cavalry, war violence, officers and cadets, power relations, horse, sniper, combat, army, violence, warrior, camp, sword ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: portugal

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Most similar movies to Sharpe's Rifles

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, realistic and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about battles, heroes, war, adventure, military, escapades and soldier mostly in Drama, War and Adventure genres. Some movies like Sharpe's Rifles: Sharpe's Eagle (1993), Horatio Hornblower 3 (2003), Sharpe's Peril (2008), Sharpe's Honour (1994), Sharpe's Company (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sharpe's Eagle (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
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: exciting, captivating, realistic, serious, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, military, battles, war, escapades, state affairs, soldier, heroes, rebellion, military life, napoleonic wars, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
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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: serious, realistic, captivating, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: napoleonic wars, sea battle, british navy, espionage, war hero, rebellion, military life, escapades, adventure, heroes, military, battles ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, france, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sharpe's Peril (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 69 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: exciting, captivating, serious, disturbing, realistic
Plot: military, battles, heroes, heroic mission, adventure, military life, escapades, british soldier, soldier, napoleonic wars, violence, battlefield ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sharpe's Honour (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
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: exciting, tense, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: napoleonic wars, behind enemy lines, battles, military, soldier, heroes, british soldier, military life, battle zone, uninhibited rivalry, false accusation, courtroom drama ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Sharpe's Company (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
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: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, rough ...
Plot: napoleonic wars, soldier, heroes, military, siege, british soldier, escapades, against the rules, lone wolves, adventure, war, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sharpe's Regiment (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
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: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: napoleonic wars, soldier, military, heroes, rivalry, adventure, state affairs, fighting the system, politics, lone wolves, war, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sharpe's Enemy (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
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, captivating, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: napoleonic wars, military, heroes, soldier, british soldier, crimes, confined, war, daring rescue, kidnapping, captivity, heroic mission ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: portugal, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sharpe's Challenge (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 69 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, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventurer, soldier, heroic mission, rivalry, hotshot hero, battlefield, political unrest, war, investigation, state affairs, daring rescue, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Sharpe's Gold (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
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: captivating, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: napoleonic wars, behind enemy lines, battles, heroes, soldier, adventurer, military, british soldier, tough heroes, battle zone, kidnapping, missing person ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Sharpe's Siege (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
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: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: napoleonic wars, siege, battles, heroes, castle, british soldier, adventure, military life, military, war, woman in danger, isolation ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Sharpe's Waterloo (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
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: captivating, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: napoleonic wars, battles, heroes, military, lone wolves, couples, military life, battle zone, infidelity, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, war ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Sharpe's Battle (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
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: captivating, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, napoleonic wars, tough heroes, battles, behind enemy lines, vengeance, officers and cadets, battle zone, wartime life, military life, heroes, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Sharpe's Sword (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
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: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, napoleonic wars, behind enemy lines, battles, tough heroes, adventure, fighting the system, rebellion, heroes, escapades, rivalry, mute or deaf ...
Time: 19th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: sea battle, ship captain, ship, battles, adventure, military, military life, rescue, couples, treason, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Waterloo (1970)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, Soviet Union
Duration: 123 min.
Story: After defeating France and imprisoning Napoleon on Elba, ending two decades of war, Europe is shocked to find Napoleon has escaped and has caused the French Army to defect from the King back to him. The best of the British generals, the Duke of ...
Style: epic, serious, exciting, stylized, emotional ...
Plot: napoleonic wars, napoleon bonaparte, battles, destiny, british army, politics, state affairs, military, military life, betrayal, tragic hero, royal family ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1810s
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Sharpe's Revenge (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
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: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
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: napoleonic wars, british army, disfigured face, traitor, scout, british soldier, journalist
Time: 19th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last Kingdom (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A show of heroic deeds and epic battles with a thematic depth that embraces politics, religion, warfare, courage, love, loyalty and our universal search for identity. Combining real historical figures and events with fictional characters, it is the ...
Style: realistic, captivating, epic, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: king, battles, kingdom, viking, castle, rivalry, escapades, political unrest, kidnapping, heroes, vengeance, british ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: napoleonic wars, ship, british navy, duel, battles, adventurer, navy, military, adventure, bully, heroes, weakness ...
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, british navy, leadership, navy, naval battle, war, military, adventure, military life, commander, rebel ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: jamaica, west indies
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100%
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Kenau (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Netherlands, Hungary, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
Story: While she fights a heroic battle against the Spanish besieger with her female army, Kenau, driven by hate and sorrow of the execution of her youngest daughter, is threatened to also lose her eldest daughter, because her fear and pain are covered by ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating
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Time: 16th century
Place: europe, holland, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Horatio Hornblower: The Fire Ship (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: serious, exciting
Plot: ship, navy, heroes, battles, military, success, napoleonic wars, quarantine, gold, disaster, adventurer, obsessive quest ...
Time: 19th century
Place: north africa
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33%
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, sniper, combat, battles, heroes, british soldier, soldier, war violence, violence, french military, military officer, musket ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Horatio Hornblower: The Duchess and the Devil (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 93 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: serious, exciting
Plot: sea battle, ship, adventurer, military, pardon, battles, navy, pow, napoleonic wars, ocean, pirate, state affairs ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: soldier, military, desert, uninhibited rivalry, military life, adventure, rivalry, heroes, escapades, war, mouse, battles ...
Time: 20th century
Place: africa
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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: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: year 1991, 90s
Place: iraq, middle east, baghdad iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: ship, adventurer, execution, french, first love, battles, navy, invasion, military, heroes, adventure, mission gone awry ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s
Place: europe, france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: exciting, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, sitcom
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 1940s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Adventure, Drama, War, Western
Country: UK
Duration: 344 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, emotional
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30%
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War & Peace (1972)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 890 min.
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Story: The classic BBC dramatisation of Tolstoy's epic story of love and loss set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars. Anthony Hopkins heads the cast as Pierre Bezuhov (a role for which he won the 1972 Best Actor BAFTA); Morag Hood is the ...
Style: exciting, intellectual, realistic, serious, epic ...
Plot: soldier, napoleonic wars, state affairs, life is a bitch, love and romance, war, leadership, society, military, romance, battles, prince ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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