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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, soldier, battles, save the world, chaos and mayhem, chaos, imperial japan, world war two, ocean or sea, chases and races, nuclear threat, rivalry, leadership, catastrophe, u.s. navy, suicide, weapons ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: japan, hiroshima japan, asia, pacific ocean

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and realistic films with plots about danger, heroes, military, battles, heroic mission, war and escapades 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), Samurai Commando Mission 1549 (2005). 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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, underwater, world war two, holocaust, ship, mutiny, survival, military, daring rescue, adventure, race against time, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.7
 579
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, military life, survival, heroic mission, undercover, rivalry, government agency, leadership, race against time, rescue, military, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, korea, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 5.3
 532
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, exciting, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: submarine, world war two, battles, danger, heroes, leadership, military, soldier, war, escapades, ocean or sea, seaport ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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, suspenseful, exciting, 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., europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, 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: boys' night, teens
Plot: godzilla, dragon, giant monster, chaos, submarine, heroic mission, survival, save the world, good versus evil, deadly, supernatural, rivalry ...
Time: 2000s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Samurai Commando Mission 1549 (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 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: serious, exciting, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, soldier, time travel, samurai, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, disorder, changing the past or future, danger, escapades, rescue, heroes ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: world war two, soldier, survival, military, military life, battles, war, leadership, danger, heroism, battlefield, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: japan, australia, papua new guinea
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, battles, military, explosion, war, wartime life, anti war, escapades, survival, heroic mission, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: racism, military, world war two, soldier, battles, against the odds, military life, war, danger, save the day, hopes, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Eternal Zero (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A young man Kentaro Saeki (Haruma Miura) keeps failing his bar test and does not know what to do any more. His older sister Keiko is a freelance writer. Kentaro and Keiko begin to search for information on their grandfather Kyuzo Miyabe (Junichi ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, stylized, sentimental ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, war, human spirit, military, hopes, battles, moral dilemma, uncover truth, kamikaze, aerial combats, family relations ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: japan, pearl harbor, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: exciting, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, space travel, escapades, heroic mission, siege, battles, space wars, save the world, space and aliens, heroes, danger ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.0
 3K
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, anti war, ship, rescue, undercover, submarine, cargo ship, mutiny, espionage, against humanity, hidden identity, soldier ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: japan, england, europe, germany, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.3
 100K
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, military life, rebelliousness, anti war ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, pacific ocean, mediterranean sea, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, deadly creature, anti hero, heroic mission, danger, save the world, good versus evil, flying saucer, ocean or sea, skyscraper ...
Time: 2000s, future, 80s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, realistic, serious, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: submarine, world war two, underwater, battleship, fistfight, love interest, japanese soldier, island, demolition, scuba diving, heroes, danger ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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, exciting, suspenseful, serious, epic ...
Plot: naval battle, world war two, military, war, against the odds, heroic mission, u.s. navy, military life, underdog, danger, main character dies, death of protagonist ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1942, 70s
Place: pacific ocean, japan, tokyo, germany, hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, statue, turtle, save the world, mutant, heroic mission, race against time, dangerous animal, superhero, danger, chaos ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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, tense
Plot: bomber, aerial combats, airplane, world war two, soldier, battles, heroic mission, military life, leadership, pilot, danger, war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: sicily, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: tsunami, catastrophe, race against time, rescue, love affair, leadership, deadly, danger, head of state, escapades, chaos, negotiation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 2.2
 815
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, psychological, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, military, soldier, heroic mission, daring rescue, danger, battles, heroes, tank, platoon, war, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: germany, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, exciting, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: insubordination, military, heroic mission, adventure, battle zone, chase, race against time, dishonesty, betrayal, danger, military base, military life ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1940
Place: norway, scotland, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Sea Wolves (1980)
Genre: Action, History, War
Country: Switzerland, UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This true story follows the exploits of a top secret British military mission to destroy Nazi radio ships in a neutral harbor during WWII. The daring plan is led by British Intelligence officers Col. Lewis Pugh (Gregory Peck) and Capt. Gavin Stewart ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, war, espionage, battles, seaport, british intelligence, heroic mission, military, danger, ship, undercover, sea ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943, 80s ...
Place: india, asia, portugal, germany, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
1968 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: rough, realistic, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, survival, heroic mission, danger, tunnel, chaos, escapades, military life, jungle, blood, strong violent content, battles ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 8.8
 26K
The Boat (1985)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: West Germany, France, UK, Italy
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Life aboard a German U-Boat during World War II.
Style: bleak, gloomy, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: world war two, underwater, navy, battles, adventure, soldier, ocean or sea, military, submarine, confined, life is a bitch, nazism ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1941
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, rough, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, world war one, military, survival, military life, heroic mission, battle zone, soldier, leadership, heroes, danger, siege ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Devil's Brigade (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: 1968 American war film about the formation and first mission of the joint Canadian-American WWII special forces winter and mountain unit formally called 1st Special Service Force, but commonly known as “The Devil’s Brigade”. The film ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, commando, battles, heroes, war, military, military life, anti war, basic training, wartime life, espionage, escapades ...
Time: 1940s
Place: italy, canada, europe, norway, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.2
 846
Warbirds (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the midst of World War 2, a OSS officer leads a group of female pilots on a mission to deliver a secret weapon, only to crash land on an island in the Pacific after an encounter with a deadly storm. On the island, they must not only contend with ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense, captivating
Plot: world war two, dinosaur, soldier, wartime life, military life, battles, adventure, isolation, deadly, danger, military, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 2.3
 842
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, suspense, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, save the day, race against time, isolation, leadership, danger, island, rebellion, heroic mission, military, rebelliousness, war ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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, serious, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, danger, crimes, friendship, assassination, future dystopia, state affairs, obsessive quest, political unrest, heroic mission, political intrigue, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, year 2009, 2000s
Place: japan, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Siege of Firebase Gloria (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Australia, USA, 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, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, siege, battles, massacre, sergeant, survival, escapades, danger, military life, military base, against the odds, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%