Movies like Uncommon Valor

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Uncommon Valor (1983)
 6.4
 8K
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, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, realistic, intense, entertaining, suspense, tense, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, jungle, prison, soldier, rescue, vietnam veteran, war, survival, adventure, crimes, gang, heroes, confined, marines, missing person, prison life, concentration camp, captivity, against the odds, danger, master warrior, heroic mission, buddies, military life ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, texas, bangkok thailand, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about soldier, military, danger, brutality, violence, gunfight and heroes mostly in Action, War and Drama genres. Some movies like Uncommon Valor: Soldier Boyz (1995), Missing in Action (1984), Bat*21 (1988), Behind Enemy Lines (2001), Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, jungle, survival, torture, burned alive, danger, soldier, military, one man army, martial arts, escape, revenge ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: vietnam, asia, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.4
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Soldier Boyz (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
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: realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, prison, survival, kidnapping, terrorism, military, rivalry, soldier, chases and races, prison life, missing person, serial killer ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: vietnam, asia, los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Missing in Action (1984)
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, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, jungle, one man army, martial arts, missing in action, adventure, prison, crimes, war, escapades, master warrior, daring rescue ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, thailand, asia, bangkok thailand, saigon
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.4
 7K
Bat*21 (1988)
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, exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, jungle, survival, golf, rescue, war, daring rescue, heroic mission, escapades, adventure, soldier ...
Place: vietnam, asia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Behind Enemy Lines (2001)
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: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, sniper, behind enemy lines, atrocity, navy, fighter pilot, rescue, escape, gunfight, war, survival, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, serbia, former yugoslavia, bosnia herzegovina, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Braddock: Missing in Action III (1988)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When Colonel James Braddock is told that his Asian wife and 12-year-old son are still alive in Communist Vietnam, he mounts a one-man assault to free them. Armed with the latest high-tech firepower, Braddock fights his way into the heart of the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, military, vietnam veteran, orphanage, rescue mission, vengeance, escapades, tough heroes, against the odds, clergy, war, confined ...
Time: 80s, year 1975
Place: vietnam, asia, saigon, washington d.c., thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
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, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, chase, revenge, helicopter, one man army, soldier, vietnam veteran, vengeance, vietnam war, pow, lone wolves, daring rescue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, asia, usa, arizona, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, moral dilemma, war crime, daring rescue, danger, rescue, war, rebel, genocide, u.s. army, army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nigeria, africa, iraq, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Green Berets (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Col. Mike Kirby picks two teams of crack Green Berets for a mission in South Vietnam. First off is to build and control a camp that is trying to be taken by the enemy the second mission is to kidnap a North Vietnamese General
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, propaganda film, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vietnam war, military life, military, jungle, apocalypse, war, kidnapping, soldier, orphan, green beret, politics, adventure ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.7
 21K
Hamburger Hill (1987)
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, gloomy, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, violence, insanity, jungle, anti war, lieutenant, massacre, war, military, survival, war hero ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1969, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.0
 200K
Rambo (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When governments fail to act on behalf of captive missionaries, ex-Green Beret John James Rambo sets aside his peaceful existence along the Salween River in a war-torn region of Thailand to take action. Although he's still haunted by violent ...
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, boat, warrior, jungle, sniper, bomb, torture, rape, rapist, military, master warrior, soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: burma, thailand, asia, arizona, southeast asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Dead Presidents (1995)
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: rough, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: heist, urban ghetto life, vietnam war, militant, redemption, soldier, friendship, mercy killing, crime, civil rights, homecoming, society ...
Time: 1960s, 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: vietnam, usa, new york, asia, bronx new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
 63K
Act of Valor (2012)
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, suspenseful, serious, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: navy, military, terrorism, cia, bomb, soldier, military life, terrorist plot, pistol, navy seal, national security, pregnant wife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: somalia, mexico, costa rica, san diego california, ukraine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Delta Force (1986)
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, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, military, airplane, soldier, stewardess, hijacking, terrorist, adventure, save the day, heroic mission, hostages, daring rescue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, lebanon, israel, beirut lebanon, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Flight of the Intruder (1991)
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: vietnam war, aviation, u.s. navy, bomber, bombing, war, adventure, military, vengeance, ocean or sea, battles, soldier ...
Place: vietnam, europe, asia, china, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
We Were Soldiers (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it.
Style: factual, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, vietnam war, military, military life, heroes, wartime life, death, battle, explosion, war, battle zone, behind enemy lines ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: vietnam, asia, usa, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Eastern Condors (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A motley group of Asian prisoners held in the US are given one chance for freedom. They are to go deep into Vietnam and destroy a secret depot of missles that the US left behind during the pull-out. The group, led by Lt. Lam and convict Tung, hook ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battle, war, heroic mission, danger, military life, military, save the day, race against time, tough heroes, jungle, soldier, martial arts ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.6
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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: bleak, suspenseful, tense, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, war, military, nazi germany, heroism, world war two, battles, american soldier, rivalry, heroic mission, battle zone, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1945
Place: europe, germany, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Too Late the Hero (1970)
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, realistic, exciting, psychological, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, anti war, british army, war, survival, adventure, destiny, danger, rescue, soldier, rivalry, military ...
Time: year 1942
Place: england, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Mercenary for Justice (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA, South Africa
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mercenary John Seeger is one of the best in the business. John and his crew battle some soldiers on Galmoral Island in Southern Africa as they're trying to rescue the French Ambassador -- there's a coup going on. Some of John's ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, one man army, mercenary, rescue, prison, tough heroes, escapades, vengeance, heroes, danger, heroic mission, adventure ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cape town south africa, miami, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 11K
The Wild Geese (1978)
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, rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, betrayal, military, soldier, rescue, racism, aging, kidnapping, adventure, war, vengeance, good versus evil ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: africa, england, london, zimbabwe, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.7
 1K
McBain (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Santos attempts to lead a people's revolt in Colombia to overthrow the Presidente. When his revolt fails and he is killed, his sister Christina goes to New York to find McBain, a lieutenant Santos rescued during the Vietnam War. McBain agrees ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, soldier, drug dealing, vietnam war, rebellion, danger, state affairs, confined, vengeance, rivalry, gangsters, crimes ...
Time: year 1973
Place: colombia, asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Seal Team Eight: Behind Enemy Lines (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Seal Team Eight must fight their way deep into Africa's Congo, decommission a secret uranium mine, and stop our most dangerous enemy from smuggling weapon's grade yellow-cake out of the country.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, tough heroes, soldier, heroes, danger, battle, betrayal, rescue mission, battlefield, military, chases and races, renegades ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Black Thunder (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the top secret prototype of the Nova Stealth fighter has been stolen, the Pentagon launches big alarm; the plane shouldn't come into hostile hands...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, airplane, military, one man army, terrorism, pilot, escapades, officers and cadets, heroic mission, secret agents, basic training, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
 20K
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: realistic, tense, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, sniper, escape attempt, massacre, rescue mission, soldier, war, heroes, military life, human spirit, danger, pow ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: the philippines, asia, manila philippines, pearl harbor, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Force 10 from Navarone (1978)
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, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: task force, betrayal, military, double agent, traitor, partisan, sergeant, colonel, bridge, battle, adventure, war ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: italy, england, yugoslavia, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
 104K
13 Hours (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Malta, Morocco, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.
Style: suspense, based on true events, bilingual, surprise ending, intense ...
Plot: heroism, cia, war, american abroad, assault rifle, siege, mercenary, courage, survival, politics, gunfight, explosion ...
Time: year 2012, year 2011, 2010s, 21st century
Place: libya, langley virginia, washington d.c., pentagon, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.0
 62K
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: code, behind enemy lines, war, survival, navajo, military life, danger, friendship, courage, heroic mission, battle zone, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1944, year 1943
Place: japan, asia, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Hunter of the Apocalypse (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: During the Vietnam war, an American soldier gets trapped beind enemy lines. A squad of his buddies sets out to rescue him.
Style: realistic, captivating, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, behind enemy lines, violence, stoners, battles, gory, heroes, escapades, danger, survival, military ...
Time: 20th century
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.5
 244K
Lone Survivor (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, 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: captivating, tense, rough, exciting, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, military, gunfight, soldier, courage, terrorism, military life, selflessness, battles, squad, enemy, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005, 2000s
Place: afghanistan, middle east, usa, iraq, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%