Movies like Uncommon Valor

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Uncommon Valor (1983)
 6.4
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Uncommon Valor
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: suspense, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, intense, entertaining, tense, surprise ending, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, war, jungle, military, adventure, prison, survival, courage, anti heroes, weapons, violence, brutality, arms dealer, redemption, camp, mentor, death, master warrior, sacrifice, soldier, concentration camp, vengeance, vietnam veteran, rescue, daring rescue ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, texas, california, bangkok thailand
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Lone Survivor
Action, Biography, Drama, Thriller, War
USA
121 min.
 7.5
Crimson Tide
Action, Drama, Thriller, War
USA
116 min.
 7.3
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about dialogue, vengeance, catastrophe, mentor, chase, culture clash and brutality mostly in Action, War and Drama genres. Some movies like Uncommon Valor: Behind Enemy Lines (2001), Missing in Action (1984), Bat*21 (1988), Flight of the Intruder (1991), Tears of the Sun (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Behind Enemy Lines
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: While flying a routine reconnaissance mission over Bosnia, fighter pilot Chris Burnett photographs something he wasn't supposed to see and gets shot down behind enemy lines, where he must outrun an army led by a ruthless Serbian general. With ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, war, survival, chase, adventure, soldier, atrocity, behind enemy lines, sniper, courage, daring rescue, weapons ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, iraq, serbia, bosnia herzegovina
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System:   95%
    User:   94%
 
Missing in Action
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: American servicemen are still being held captive in Vietnam and it's up to one man to bring them home in this blistering, fast-paced action/adventure starring martial arts superstar Chuck Norris.Following a daring escape from a Vietnamese POW ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, jungle, adventure, prison, martial arts, master warrior, arms dealer, camp, one man army, violence, war, soldier ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, thailand, saigon, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   91%
    User:   92%
 
 6.4
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Bat*21
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lt. Col. Iceal "Ham" Hambleton is a weapons countermeasures expert and when his aircraft is shot over enemy territory the Air Force very much wants to get him back. Hambleton knows the area he's in is going to be carpet-bombed but a ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: vietnam, asia, iraq
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    User:   86%
 
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Missing in Action 2: The Beginning
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, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, vietnam war, revenge, survival, prison, war, torture, violence, brutality, martial arts, soldier, camp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: vietnam, asia, washington d.c.
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Flight of the Intruder
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: U.S. Navy pilot Lt. Jake Grafton and his bombardier buddy, Lt. Cmdr. Virgil Cole, are two soldiers embedded in the Vietnam War growing frustrated by the military's constraints on their missions. Despite the best efforts of their commanding ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: vietnam war, aviation, war, adventure, military, vengeance, soldier, daring rescue, rescue, book, adaptation, bomber ...
Place: asia, china, vietnam, europe, france
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System:   83%
    User:   79%
 
Tears of the Sun
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: realistic, serious, rough, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, nigeria, iraq, hawaii
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System:   79%
    User:   64%
 
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Hamburger Hill
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The men of Bravo Company are facing a battle that's all uphill… up Hamburger Hill. Fourteen war-weary soldiers are battling for a mud-covered mound of earth so named because it chews up soldiers like chopped meat. They are fighting for their ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, rough, brutal ...
Plot: vietnam war, war, violence, survival, jungle, military, insanity, soldier, gunfight, blood, brutality, visceral ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   64%
 
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Rambo: First Blood Part II
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: John Rambo is released from prison by the government for a top-secret covert mission to the last place on Earth he'd want to return - the jungles of Vietnam.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, chase, revenge, vengeance, vietnam war, jungle, torture, brutality, violence, betrayal, prison, one man army ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   79%
 
 7.3
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Crimson Tide
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, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, military, underwater, cold war, nuclear, russian, rebellion, radio, against the rules, weapons, nuclear war, intrigue ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, alabama, mediterranean sea, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   72%
 
The Delta Force
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A 707 aircraft jetliner on its way from Athens to Rome and then to New York City is hijacked by Lebanese terrorists. The terrorists demand that the pilot take them to Beirut. What the terrorists don't realize is that an elite team of commandoes ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, adventure, military, motorcycle, chase, violence, hostage, martial arts, hostages, brutality, soldier, kung fu ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, israel, lebanon, athens greece, beirut lebanon
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System:   57%
    User:   52%
 
Too Late the Hero
Genre: Action, War, Drama
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, serious, rough, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, war, adventure, survival, destiny, military, good versus evil, soldier, wartime, murder, camp, mentor ...
Time: year 1942
Place: england, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   67%
 
 7.5
 237K
Lone Survivor
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level al-Qaeda operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy ambush. As they confront unthinkable odds, the SEALs must find ...
Style: realistic, tense, bleak, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: afghanistan, middle east, iraq, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   65%
 
 7.0
 196K
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Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Audience: boys' night
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    User:   62%
 
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Style: exciting, suspenseful, psychological, serious, rough ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   47%
 
 6.5
 63K
Act of Valor
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a covert mission to rescue a kidnapped CIA operative uncovers a chilling plot, an elite, highly trained U.S. SEAL team speeds to hotspots around the globe, racing against the clock to stop a deadly terrorist attack.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, intense ...
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System:   51%
    User:   54%
 
 6.4
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Red Dawn
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Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: It is the dawn of World War III. In mid-western America, a group of teenagers band together to defend their town, and their country, from invading Soviet forces.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
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Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: colorado, usa, latin america, russia
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 6.2
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Off Limits
Genre: Action, Thriller, War, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: McGriff and Albaby are probably doing the worst law enforcement job in the world - they are plain clothes U.S. military policemen on duty in war-time Saigon. However, their job becomes even harder when they start investigating the serial killings of ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, vietnam war, murder, investigation, crime, prostitution, police investigation, violence, military, undercover, partners against crime, murder mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia, california, australia
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System:   48%
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Rambo III
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Combat has taken its toll on Rambo, but he's finally begun to find inner peace in a monastery. When Rambo's friend and mentor Col. Trautman asks for his help on a top secret mission to Afghanistan, Rambo declines but must reconsider when ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
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Time: 80s, 20th century
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System:   45%
    User:   42%
 
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Force 10 from Navarone
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Mallory and Miller are back. The survivors of Navarone are sent on a mission along with a unit called Force 10, which is led by Colonel Barnsby. But Force 10 has a mission of their own which the boys know nothing about.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
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Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, italy, yugoslavia, england
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System:   44%
    User:   38%
 
The Devil's Brigade
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: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, factual ...
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    User:   47%
 
 4.4
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Soldier Boyz
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of prisoners are going to Vietnam to rescue the daughter of a V-I.P. The Ones who survive get their freedom back...but hell awaits them.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
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Place: asia, usa, vietnam, los angeles, california
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System:   44%
    User:   43%
 
 7.7
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First Blood
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When former Green Beret John Rambo is harassed by local law enforcement and arrested for vagrancy, the Vietnam vet snaps, runs for the hills and rat-a-tat-tats his way into the action-movie hall of fame. Hounded by a relentless sheriff, Rambo ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: vietnam, usa
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System:   44%
    User:   42%
 
 6.8
 120K
Green Zone
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, France, Spain, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: During the U.S.-led occupation of Baghdad in 2003, Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller and his team of Army inspectors were dispatched to find weapons of mass destruction believed to be stockpiled in the Iraqi desert. Rocketing from one booby-trapped ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, gulf war, military, cia, soldier, iraq war, politics, espionage, spy, chase, assassination, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003
Place: iraq, middle east, israel
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System:   43%
    User:   44%
 
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 6.2
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Proof of Life
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Alice hires a professional negotiator to obtain the release of her engineer husband, who has been kidnapped by anti-government guerrillas in South America.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
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Time: 90s
Place: latin america, africa, south america
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System:   43%
    User:   46%
 
 6.8
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The Wild Geese
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Switzerland, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A British multinational company seeks to overthrow a vicious dictator in central Africa. It hires a band of (largely aged) mercenaries in London and sends them in to save the virtuous but imprisoned opposition leader who is also critically ill and ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: africa, england, london, south africa, europe ...
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System:   42%
    User:   49%
 
 6.0
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Windtalkers
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, emotional, serious, rough, sincere ...
Plot: war, island, survival, native americans, friendship, code, brutality, violence, courage, soldier, gory, wartime ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1943, year 1944
Place: japan, asia, arizona
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System:   42%
    User:   41%
 
Dead Presidents
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Depicts a heist of old bills, retired from circulation and destined by the government to be "money to burn". However, more broadly, it addresses the issues of Black Americans' involvement in the Vietnam War and their subsequent ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, bloody ...
Plot: crime, vietnam war, heist, redemption, violence, brutality, homecoming, drugs/alcohol, drug abuse, robbery, gangster, splatter ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia, usa, new york, bronx new york city
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System:   42%
    User:   43%
 
 5.4
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Black Dog
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-con takes a job driving a truck cross country. What he doesn't know is that the truck is filled with illegal weapons and now he must fight to survive and save his family.
Style: suspenseful, serious, road movie, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, car chase, prison, fbi, vengeance, criminal heroes, fugitives, gunfight, crime, hostages, weapons, master criminal ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
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System:   41%
    User:   42%
 

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