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To End All Wars (2001)
 7.0
 10K
To End All Wars (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Based on a real-life story, this drama focuses on a small group of Allied soldiers in Burma who are held captive by the Japanese. Capt. Ernest Gordon (Ciaran McMenamin), Lt. Jim Reardon (Kiefer Sutherland) and Maj. Ian Campbell (Robert Carlyle) are among the military officers kept imprisoned and routinely beaten and deprived of food. While Campbell wants to rebel and attempt an escape, Gordon tries to take a more stoic approach, an attitude that proves to be surprisingly resonant.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, harsh, touching, realistic, based on true events, dramatic, brutal ...
Plot: corporal punishment, jungle, captivity, pow, military, war crime, escape, hopes, war, prison life, human spirit, leadership, confined, human nature, torment, tragic hero, survival, world war two, redemption, soldier, teacher, traitor, rebellion, prison, anti war ...
Time: 20th century, year 1942, year 1943, 1940s
Place: scotland, japan, asia, india, thailand, burma, poland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and dramatic films with plots about war, brutality, survival, military, soldier, courage and dialogue mostly in Drama, War and Action genres. Some movies like To End All Wars: The Great Raid (2005), Saints and Soldiers (2003), Hart's War (2002), Rescue Dawn (2006), Too Late the Hero (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 158 min.
Story: The German soldier Clemens Forel - determined to be reunited with his beloved family - makes a dramatic escape through bitter cold winters, desolate landscapes, and life threatening ventures from a Siberian labor camp after World War II. 8000 miles ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: adventure, gulag, pow, survival, world war two, captivity, confined, getting home, fugitives, danger, human spirit, hopes ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1944 ...
Place: ussr, russia, poland, soviet union, alaska ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 21K
The Great Raid (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 132 min.
Story: As World War II rages, the elite Sixth Ranger Battalion is given a mission of heroic proportions: push 30 miles behind enemy lines and liberate over 500 American prisoners of war.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, harsh, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue mission, world war two, war, military, pow, escape attempt, massacre, military life, against the odds, human spirit, behind enemy lines, daring rescue ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: the philippines, asia, manila philippines, pearl harbor, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Saints and Soldiers (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five American soldiers fighting in Europe during World War II struggle to return to Allied territory after being separated from U.S. forces during the historic Malmedy Massacre.
Style: emotional, rough, touching, intense, realistic ...
Plot: soldier, world war two, pow, battles, allies, behind enemy lines, tragic hero, military, heroic mission, bondage, hapless soldier, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1944
Place: germany, europe, belgium, berlin germany, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.3
 50K
Hart's War (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Fourth-generation Army Col. William McNamara is imprisoned in a brutal German POW camp. Still, as the senior-ranking American officer, he commands his fellow inmates, keeping a sense of honor alive in a place where honor is easy to destroy, all ...
Style: serious, rough, tense, sincere, uplifting ...
Plot: war, world war two, soldier, frame up, army investigation, racism, trial, military, human spirit, captivity, confined, u.s. army ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: germany, europe, belgium, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 7.3
 99K
Rescue Dawn (2006)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A US Fighter pilot's epic struggle of survival after being shot down on a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, tense, based on true events ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, vietnam war, soldier, pow, torture, violence, escape, rescue, camp, human spirit, danger, confined ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1965, 1960s, 70s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Too Late the Hero (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A WWII film set on a Pacific island. Japanese and allied forces occupy different parts of the island. When a group of British soldiers are sent on a mission behind enemy lines, things don't go exactly to plan. This film differs in that some of ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, world war two, adventure, anti war, british army, war, survival, destiny, danger, rescue, rivalry, soldier ...
Time: year 1942, 70s
Place: the philippines, england, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 4K
King Rat (1965)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: When Singapore surrendered to the Japanese in 1942 the Allied POWs, mostly British but including a few Americans, were incarcerated in Changi prison. This was a POW detention center like no other. There were no walls or barbed-wire fences for the ...
Style: bleak, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, pow, prison life, survival, prison, friendship, war, escapades, confined, human spirit, escape, behind enemy lines ...
Time: year 1945, 1940s
Place: singapore, japan, asia, poland, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, New Zealand, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In 1942, British soldier Jack Celliers comes to a japanese prison camp. The camp is run by Yonoi, who has a firm belief in discipline, honour and glory. In his view, the allied prisoners are cowards when they chose to surrender instead of commiting ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: pow, world war two, soldier, war, war crime, prisoner of war camp, anti war, captivity, strong violent content, life is a bitch, confined, society ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942, year 1936 ...
Place: japan, asia, australia, indonesia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 6.1
 64K
Windtalkers (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Joe Enders is a gung-ho Marine assigned to protect a "windtalker" - one of several Navajo Indians who were used to relay messages during World War II because their spoken language was indecipherable to Japanese code breakers.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, emotional, rough ...
Plot: world war two, code, war, behind enemy lines, survival, navajo, danger, military life, friendship, courage, soldier, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, year 1944, year 1943, 1940s
Place: japan, asia, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 140 min.
Story: When two brothers are forced to fight in the Korean War, the elder decides to take the riskiest missions if it will help shield the younger from battle.
Style: epic, realistic, emotional, captivating, rough ...
Plot: war, soldier, military, mission, atrocity, battles, survival, archaeologist, military life, patriotism, civil war, battle zone ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 1950s
Place: korea, south korea, north korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.
Style: realistic, bleak, disturbing, contemplative, emotional ...
Plot: survival, military, war, battles, world war two, chaos, japanese history, danger, selflessness, chaos and mayhem, brutality, japanese army ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1945, year 2005
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.6
 413K
Fury (2014)
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: rough, tense, exciting, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, soldier, world war two, nazi germany, american soldier, military, heroism, battles, ambush, heroes, rivalry, heroic mission ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1945
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The McKenzie Break (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A German U-Boat commander and 600 prisoners plan a daring escape from a PoW camp in Scotland.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, suspense ...
Plot: military, soldier, world war two, prison, battles, captivity, prison life, war, survival, heroic mission, wartime life, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Empire of the Sun (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Jamie Graham, a privileged English boy, is living in Shanghai when the Japanese invade and force all foreigners into prison camps. Jamie is captured with an American sailor named Basie, who looks out for him while they are in the camp together. Even ...
Style: epic, emotional, touching, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: world war two, pow, innocence lost, young heroes, prison, survival, coming of age, bravery, stadium, chinese, japanese soldier, japanese army ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: china, shanghai, tokyo, asia, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Paradise Road (1997)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Paradise Road is a 1997 film which tells the story of a group of English, American, Dutch and Australian women who are imprisoned in Sumatra during World War II. It was directed by Bruce Beresford and stars Glenn Close as beatific Adrienne Pargiter, ...
Style: serious, uplifting, emotional, touching, harsh ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: world war two, prison, pow, war crime, island, survival, war, friendship, human spirit, danger, prison life, holocaust ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 40s, 20th century, 30s
Place: singapore, asia, indonesia, japan, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Uncommon Valor (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A group of Vietnam War veterans re-unite to rescue one of their own left behind and taken prisoner by the Vietnamese...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, intense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, jungle, prison, rescue, soldier, war, survival, adventure, captivity, danger, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1977, year 1972, year 1983 ...
Place: vietnam, asia, texas, southeast asia, bangkok thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Escape from Sobibor (1987)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Yugoslavia
Duration: 143 min.
Story: During WWII, the death camp at Treblinka had an escape, causing the Commandant at a similar camp in Sobibor to vow (actually threaten) that his camp would never experience the same thing. But those who were its captives, the Jewish laborers that had ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: concentration camp, world war two, escape, captivity, pow, genocide, violence, brutality, against humanity, corporal punishment, holocaust, military ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, danger, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Miracle at St. Anna (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Miracle at St. Anna chronicles the story of four American soldiers who are members of the all-black 92nd "Buffalo Soldier" Division stationed in Tuscany, Italy during World War II.
Style: sincere, rough, suspenseful, epic, intense ...
Plot: soldier, world war two, war, partisan, military, village, behind enemy lines, racism, war crime, battles, interracial relations, military life ...
Time: 1940s, 80s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944 ...
Place: italy, europe, new york, rome italy, florence italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Saints and Soldiers: Airborne Creed (2012)
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: realistic, disturbing, captivating, thought provoking, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, world war two, battles, military, danger, heroes, friendship, courage, pow, brutality, heroism, adaptation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Missing in Action 2: The Beginning (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Prequel to the first Missing In Action, set in the early 1980s it shows the capture of Colonel Braddock during the Vietnam war in the 1970s, and his captivity with other American POWs in a brutal prison camp, and his plans to escape.
Style: serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, vietnam war, jungle, survival, torture, one man army, martial arts, danger, burned alive, soldier, military, heroes ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: vietnam, asia, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Last Samurai (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, New Zealand, Japan
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that rule them. Pressed to destroy the samurai's way of life in the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, epic, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, warrior, self discovery, battles, pride and honor, human spirit, courage, master warrior, friendship, dignity, military life, war ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1870s
Place: japan, asia, pacific ocean, san francisco, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.2
 142K
Unbroken (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport, War
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A chronicle of the life of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner who was taken prisoner by Japanese forces during World War II.
Style: uplifting, emotional, rough, bleak, epic ...
Plot: war, soldier, u.s. air force, captivity, world war two, island, survival, life is a bitch, athlete's life, danger, human spirit, hopes ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 40s, 20th century
Place: japan, pacific ocean, germany, asia, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 7.0
 10K
The Grey Zone (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Nazi doctor, along with the Sonderkomando Jews – who are forced to work in the crematoria of Auschwitz against their fellow-Jews – find themselves in a moral grey zone.
Style: bleak, disturbing, serious, factual, depressing ...
Plot: holocaust, rebellion, survival, world war two, concentration camp, nazi, anti semitism, redemption, smuggling, human spirit, against humanity, war ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: europe, poland, germany, budapest, budapest hungary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Farewell to the King (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An American soldier who escapes the execution of his comrades by Japanese soldiers in Borneo during WWII becomes the leader of a personal empire among the headhunters in this war story told in the style of Joseph Conrad and Rudyard Kipling. The ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, epic, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: jungle, world war two, battles, military, soldier, deserter, war, adventure, survival, betrayal, vengeance, island ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: japan, asia, indonesia, usa, manila philippines ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Tears of the Sun (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Navy SEAL Lieutenant A.K. Waters and his elite squadron of tactical specialists are forced to choose between their duty and their humanity, between following orders by ignoring the conflict that surrounds them, or finding the courage to follow their ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, soldier, war crime, army, brutality, moral dilemma, jungle, danger, daring rescue, rescue, war, genocide ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nigeria, africa, iraq, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, leadership, war, battles, danger, heroism, battlefield, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: japan, australia, papua new guinea
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Thin Red Line (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Based on the graphic novel by James Jones, The Thin Red Line tells the story of a group of men, an Army Rifle company called C-for-Charlie, who change, suffer, and ultimately make essential discoveries about themselves during the fierce World War II ...
Style: rough, captivating, bleak, epic, surreal ...
Plot: war, sergeant, invasion, world war two, military life, battles, infantry, commander, jungle, squad, survival, battle ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.1
 303K
The Deer Hunter (1978)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 183 min.
Story: A group of working-class friends decides to enlist in the Army during the Vietnam War and finds it to be hellish chaos -- not the noble venture they imagined. Before they left, Steven married his pregnant girlfriend -- and Michael and Nick were in ...
Style: bleak, psychological, emotional, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, escape, friendship, russian roulette, homecoming, suicide, anti war, confined, friends, character change, hunting, innocence lost ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: vietnam, pennsylvania, asia, saigon, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
 14K
Days of Glory (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Algeria, France, Morocco, Belgium
Duration: 123 min.
Story: During WWII, four North African men enlist in the French army to liberate that country from Nazi oppression, and to fight French discrimination.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: world war two, battles, war, self esteem, french, algerian, heroes, society, politics, prejudice, nazi, justice ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1943 ...
Place: france, africa, italy, algeria, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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