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Lorelei: The Witch of the Pacific Ocean (2005)
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Lorelei: The Witch of the Pacific Ocean (2005)
Original name: ローレライ
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A drama set during World War II where a submarine carrying a secret weapon attempts to stop a planned third atomic bombing of Japan. Based on Harutoshi Fukui's novel Shuusen no Lorelei.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, secret weapon, war, military, danger, heroic mission, underwater, military life, escapades, underwater scene, soldier, battles, save the world, chaos and mayhem, chaos, imperial japan, world war two, ocean, ocean or sea, chases and races, nuclear threat, rivalry, leadership, catastrophe, u.s. navy ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: japan, hiroshima japan, asia, pacific ocean

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Most similar movies to Lorelei: The Witch of the Pacific Ocean

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and realistic films with plots about danger, heroes, heroic mission, military, escapades, battles and war mostly in Action, Drama and War genres. Some movies like Lorelei: The Witch of the Pacific Ocean: In Enemy Hands (2004), Tides of War (2005), Submarine X-1 (1968), Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970), Crimson Tide (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
In Enemy Hands (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: At the height of Hitler's infamous U-boat war, the crew of the U.S.S. Swordfish were heading home after months at sea. They never made it. Now prisoners of war aboard U-boat 429, a small group of American survivors will find their loyalties put ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, underwater, ship, world war two, underwater scene, holocaust, mutiny, military, daring rescue, survival, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 594
Tides of War (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the cold, dark waters off North Korea a U.S. Navy fast attack submarine meets with a mysterious disaster - it's attacked and nearly sunk by an ominous stealth submarine resulting in the deaths of the Executive Officer and the Engineering ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, heroic mission, military life, rescue, danger, underwater, survival, leadership, undercover, race against time, government agency, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea, asia, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.3
 565
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: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: submarine, world war two, battles, war, military, danger, escapades, leadership, heroes, soldier, ocean, seaport ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: world war two, military life, battleship, military, navy, war, political unrest, state affairs, imperial japan, anti war, against the odds, rebellion ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1941, 70s
Place: hawaii, japan, pearl harbor, washington d.c., usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three ancient guardian beasts awaken to protect Japan against Godzilla.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: godzilla, dragon, chaos, submarine, heroic mission, survival, save the world, giant monster, supernatural, danger, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: 2000s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.3
 105K
Crimson Tide (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: On a US nuclear missile sub, a young first officer stages a mutiny to prevent his trigger happy captain from launching his missiles before confirming his orders to do so.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, nuclear threat, military, navy, danger, cold war, russian, save the day, nuclear, anti war, military life, rebelliousness ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, alabama, pacific ocean, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Operation Bikini (1963)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: The film takes place aboard an American submarine in the Pacific during World War II. The sub's commander is ordered to stop and pick up an underwater demolition team led by Lt. Hayes, whose mission is to locate and destroy a US submarine ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: submarine, underwater, underwater scene, world war two, battleship, ocean, demolition, fistfight, love interest, japanese soldier, island, scuba diving ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, world war two, survival, military, military life, battles, leadership, war, danger, heroism, battlefield, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: japan, australia, papua new guinea
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 4K
Morituri (1965)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A German living in India during World War II is blackmailed by the English to impersonate an SS officer on board a cargo ship leaving Japan for Germany carrying a large supply of rubber for tyres. His mission is to disable the scuttling charges so ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, anti war, ship, undercover, rescue, submarine, mutiny, cargo ship, confined, escapades, against humanity, dishonesty ...
Time: year 1942, 1940s
Place: japan, germany, asia, england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: battles, world war two, soldier, military, explosion, war, wartime life, anti war, escapades, survival, heroic mission, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1945
Place: germany, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Samurai Commando Mission 1549 (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An accident during tests of an anti-plasma artificial magnetic shield at Japan's Ground Self Defense Force East Fuji practice range sends the 3rd Special Experimental Company, under Colonel Matoba on a time-slip 460 years into the past, into ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, soldier, time travel, samurai, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, disorder, escapades, rescue, changing the past or future, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: racism, military, soldier, world war two, against the odds, war, battles, military life, save the day, danger, human spirit, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Gamera vs. Monster X (1970)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A giant creature attacks Japan during the World Fair and it's up to Gamera to stop it. But the monster injects Gamera with its offspring and a research team must take a craft into Gamera's body to eliminate the parasite.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, psychotronic
Plot: submarine, giant monster, turtle, save the world, mutant, heroic mission, race against time, dangerous animal, superhero, battles, chaos, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Godzilla 2000 (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Godzilla saves Tokyo from a flying saucer that transforms into the beast Orga.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, godzilla, monster, anti hero, deadly creature, danger, heroic mission, save the world, good versus evil, flying saucer, ocean or sea, ocean ...
Time: 2000s, future, 80s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 2.2
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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, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, save the day, race against time, isolation, leadership, danger, military, survival, rebelliousness, soldier, war, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
 6.8
 18K
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: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, epic ...
Plot: world war two, naval battle, sea battle, military, u.s. navy, war, heroic mission, against the odds, danger, underdog, military life, death of protagonist ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942, 70s
Place: pacific ocean, japan, tokyo, germany, hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Space Battleship Yamato (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 2199, five years after the Gamilons began an invasion of Earth, the planet has been ravaged by the aliens' bombs. The remnants of humanity have fled underground to escape the irradiated surface. One day, former pilot Susumu Kodai discovers a ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, space travel, space battle, heroic mission, escapades, danger, save the world, space and aliens, heroes, siege, battles ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 79K
U-571 (2000)
Genre: Action, War
Country: France, USA, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In the midst of World War II, the battle under the sea rages and the Nazis have the upper hand as the Allies are unable to crack their war codes. However, after a wrecked U-boat sends out an SOS signal, the Allies realise this is their chance to ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: submarine, navy, naval battle, war, world war two, nazism, military, german, mission, battles, survival, sea battle ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 1K
Japan Sinks (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Japan sinks! Proving once again that Japan will never cease to find inventive ways to destroy itself on screen, this summer's blockbuster Sinking of Japan brings apocalypse through tectonics. Based on Sakyo Komatsu's best-selling novel, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating
Plot: tsunami, catastrophe, race against time, rescue, love affair, chaos, deadly, danger, leadership, head of state, escapades, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
2009: Lost Memories (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 136 min.
Story: There are breakpoints in the history, the result of a single event may change the whole course. In 1909, an assassination attempt of a Japanese governor fails. Now, in 2009, Korea is just another state of Japan's Empire & Seoul has become a ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, crimes, friendship, assassination, state affairs, obsessive quest, future dystopia, political unrest, heroic mission, gays and lesbians, politics, deadly ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 2000s, year 2009
Place: korea, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.6
 10K
Age of Heroes (2011)
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, rough, exciting, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, insubordination, heroic mission, adventure, battle zone, race against time, dishonesty, danger, chase, betrayal, military base, military life ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1940
Place: norway, europe, scotland, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.9
 14K
Phantom (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The haunted Captain of a Soviet submarine holds the fate of the world in his hands. Forced to leave his family behind, he is charged with leading a covert mission cloaked in mystery.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: submarine, cold war, navy, military, military life, mission gone awry, leadership, sea disaster, danger, haunted by the past, delusion, nuclear threat ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1968
Place: ussr, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Godzilla 1985 (1985)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Originally released in Japan as "The Return of Godzilla" in 1984, this is the heavily re-edited, re-titled "Godzilla 1985". Adding in new footage of Raymond Burr, this 16th Godzilla film ignores all previous sequels and serves ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, reboot, cult film, psychotronic ...
Plot: godzilla, submarine, monster, race against time, nuclear threat, burned alive, train, scientist, creature feature, helicopter, giant monster, catastrophe ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, ussr, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 2.2
 824
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: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, military, soldier, heroic mission, daring rescue, danger, battles, heroes, tank, platoon, war, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: germany, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.4
 360
Tidal Wave (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Racked by earthquakes and volcanos, Japan is slowly sinking into the sea. A race against time and tide begins as Americans and Japanese work together to salvage some fraction of the disappearing Japan
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, disaster movie, psychotronic
Plot: tsunami, catastrophe, race against time, danger, chases and races, escapades, rescue, chaos, evacuation, survival, chaos and mayhem, forces of nature ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia, australia, tokyo, mount fuji ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
30,000 Leagues Under the Sea (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Captain Nemo goes even deeper into insanity in this mesmerizing fantasy tale. Once again at the helm of his fearsome, wildly advanced vessel, the nautical madman endeavors to turn the world above the waves upside down.
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: submarine, adventurer, heroes, heroic mission, obsession, obsessive quest, danger, escapades, daring rescue, supernatural, underwater, chaos ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.6
 682
Sub Down (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a nuclear attack submarine crashes on the floor of the Artic ocean, it's up to a pair of research scientists to save the entire crew before time and oxygen run out.
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, military, adventure, chases and races, heroes, escapades, catastrophe, forces of nature, heroic mission, rescue, save the day, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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: serious, exciting, realistic, tense
Plot: bomber, aerial combats, airplane, world war two, soldier, battles, heroic mission, military life, leadership, pilot, war, danger ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: sicily, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.8
 27K
The Boat (1985)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: West Germany, France, UK, Italy
Duration: 293 min.
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Story: Life aboard a German U-Boat during World War II.
Style: bleak, gloomy, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: world war two, underwater, navy, ocean or sea, battles, adventure, soldier, military, submarine, underwater scene, life is a bitch, military life ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1941
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.7
 5K
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: serious, realistic, rough, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, survival, heroic mission, danger, tunnel, chaos, military life, escapades, vietnam war, jungle, blood, gory ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%