Movies like The Monuments Men

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The Monuments Men (2014)
 6.1
 119K
The Monuments Men (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men is an action drama focusing on seven over-the-hill, out-of-shape museum directors, artists, architects, curators, and art historians who went to the front lines of WWII to rescue the world’s artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and return them to their rightful owners. With the art hidden behind enemy lines, how could these guys hope to succeed?
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, intense, suspense, intellectual, sentimental, touching, surprise ending ...
Plot: treasure hunt, art theft, military, german, painting, rescue, war, architect, nazi germany, heroic mission, hunt down, danger, military life, art, redemption, artifact, map, sergeant, race against time, behind enemy lines, u.s. military, world war two, soldier, nazism, justice ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1945, year 1944, year 1943, 1940s, year 1977
Place: germany, europe, italy, england, france, mine, normandy ...

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Most similar movies to The Monuments Men

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, dramatic and suspenseful films with plots about military, war, soldier, brutality, dialogue, sacrifice and culture clash mostly in War, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Monuments Men: A Bridge Too Far (1977), Battle of the Bulge (1965), Force 10 from Navarone (1978), Fury (2014), Valkyrie (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Bridge Too Far (1977)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A Bridge Too Far tells the story of Operation Market Garden, the failed attempt by the allies to end the war quickly by securing three bridges in Holland and allowing access over the Rhine into Germany. A combination of poor allied intelligence and ...
Style: epic, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: allies, behind enemy lines, war, army, battle zone, heroic mission, against the odds, soldier, mission, mission gone awry, invasion, resistance ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: netherlands, germany, holland, europe, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Battle of the Bulge (1965)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: In the winter of 1944, the Allied Armies stand ready to invade Germany at the coming of a New Year. To prevent this occurrence, Hitler orders an all out offensive to re-take French territory and capture the major port city of Antwerp. "The ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, epic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: military, heroic mission, campaign, danger, epic battle, world war two, soldier, attack, u.s. military, tank, war, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, year 1944, 1940s
Place: belgium, europe, germany, hawaii, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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, serious, suspenseful, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: task force, colonel, battle, double agent, military, survival, adventure, war, heroic mission, danger, against the odds, racism ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: italy, yugoslavia, england, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.6
 388K
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, suspenseful, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, soldier, military, nazi germany, american soldier, world war two, heroism, ambush, battles, heroic mission, rivalry, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1945
Place: europe, germany, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 7.1
 216K
Valkyrie (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Wounded in Africa during World War II, Nazi Col. Claus von Stauffenberg returns to his native Germany and joins the Resistance in a daring plan to create a shadow government and assassinate Adolf Hitler. When events unfold so that he becomes a ...
Style: tense, factual, bad ending, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, resistance, deception, nazism, bomb, treason, assassination attempt, betrayal, courage, nazi germany, plan gone awry, war ...
Time: year 1944, 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1943
Place: germany, europe, munich germany, tunisia, bavaria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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, serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: soldier, battles, military, explosion, war, anti war, escapades, wartime life, survival, against the odds, danger, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Longest Day (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, US, British, Canadians, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established as part of the Reich's Atlantic Wall, notes to his officers that ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, touching, epic ...
Plot: soldier, resistance, war, invasion, allies, german, military, navy, military life, battle zone, officers and cadets, nazi ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1944
Place: normandy, france, europe, england, english channel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Eagle Has Landed (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 135 min.
Story: When the Nazi high command learns in late 1943 that Winston Churchill will be spending time at a country estate in Norfolk, it hatches an audacious scheme to kidnap the prime minister and spirit him to Germany for enforced negotiations with Hitler.
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, tense, intense ...
Plot: soldier, nazi germany, rescue, insubordination, espionage, danger, crimes, secret agents, leadership, world war two, military, top secret ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: england, germany, europe, poland, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 6.9
 25K
Memphis Belle (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The "Memphis Belle" is a World War II bomber, piloted by a young crew on dangerous bombing raids into Europe. The crew only have to make one more bombing raid before they have finished their duty and can go home. In the briefing before ...
Style: tense, exciting, rough, serious, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, battles, one last job, mission, bomber, military, behind enemy lines, war, friendship, airplane, rescue, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1943
Place: europe, england, germany, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.9
 32K
Red Tails (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American pilots to fly in a combat squadron during World War II.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, epic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighter pilot, aerial combats, military life, interracial relations, military base, soldier, discrimination, military, war, danger, heroic mission, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944, year 1942
Place: europe, italy, pentagon, germany, cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Hell Is for Heroes (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: World War II drama where the action centers around a single maneuver by a squad of GIs in retaliation against the force of the German Siegfried line. Reese joins a group of weary GIs unexpectedly ordered back into the line when on their way to a ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, u.s. army, soldier, infantry, war, heroic mission, battles, military life, rebellion, nazi germany, heroes, fighting the system ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1944
Place: germany, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.8
 16K
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: epic, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: naval battle, military, u.s. navy, war, against the odds, heroic mission, danger, underdog, military life, world war two, main character dies, navy ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: japan, tokyo, germany, hawaii, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.5
 28K
Stalingrad (1993)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 134 min.
Story: "Stalingrad" follows the progress of a German Platoon through the brutal fighting of the Battle of Stalingrad. After having half their number wiped out and after being placed under the command of a sadistic Captain, the Lieutenant of the ...
Style: epic, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: holocaust, military, nazism, soldier, war, politics, survival, german, russian, genocide, heroic mission, against humanity ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1943, year 1942
Place: russia, europe, italy, germany, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.3
 49K
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: tense, serious, rough, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: war, soldier, frame up, army investigation, racism, trial, military, human spirit, captivity, confined, u.s. army, black people ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, belgium, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.6
 42K
Kelly's Heroes (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A misfit group of World War II American soldiers goes AWOL to rob a bank behind German lines.
Style: semi serious, cynical, entertaining, light, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gold, heist, military, behind enemy lines, war, german, escapades, soldier, cons and scams, danger, world war two, bank ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: france, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: commando, war, military, wartime life, escapades, military life, basic training, battles, anti war, espionage, daring rescue, human spirit ...
Time: 1940s
Place: italy, norway, canada, europe, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Tuskegee Airmen (1995)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During the Second World War, a special project is begun by the US Army Air Corps to integrate African American pilots into the Fighter Pilot Program. Known as the "Tuskegee Airman" for the name of the airbase at which they were trained, ...
Style: serious, sincere, exciting, factual, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighter pilot, racism, military, aviation, training, war, americana, human spirit, interracial relations, officers and cadets, against the odds, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: alabama, usa, italy, arkansas, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.5
 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, suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, survival, military, jungle, rescue, war, danger, against the odds, adventure, battles, soldier, friendship ...
Place: vietnam, asia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Fortress of War (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Belarus, Russia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A war drama set during the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, in which Russian troops held on to a border stronghold for nine days. The film shows the heroic defense of Brest Fortress, which has taken upon the first stroke of German ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, tense, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, invasion, battles, world war two, german, soldier, heroes, heroic mission, resistance, infantrymen, survival, siege ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: military life, military, navy, war, political unrest, state affairs, imperial japan, battles, danger, anti war, rebellion, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1941
Place: japan, hawaii, battleship, pearl harbor, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A chronicle of events that led to the British involvement in the Crimean War against Russia and which led to the siege of Sevastopol and the fierce Battle of Balaclava on October 25, 1854 which climaxed with the heroic, but near-disastrous calvary ...
Style: epic, serious, exciting, factual, harsh ...
Plot: british army, politics, anti war, british empire, british history, war, british soldier, massacre, queen victoria, against the odds, military life, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1850s, 1960s
Place: russia, england, europe, istanbul turkey, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, vietnam war, military, military life, heroes, wartime life, death, ambush, battle, explosion, war, battle zone ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: vietnam, asia, usa, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Great Escape (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: The Nazis, exasperated at the number of escapes from their prison camps by a relatively small number of Allied prisoners, relocates them to a high-security 'escape-proof' camp to sit out the remainder of the war. Undaunted, the prisoners ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, freedom, escape, optimism, escape attempt, soldier, capture, prisoner, camp, war, pow, army ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: germany, alps, switzerland, europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.1
 154K
Three Kings (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A group of American soldiers stationed in Iraq at the end of the Gulf War find a map they believe will take them to a huge cache of stolen Kuwaiti gold hidden near their base, and they embark on a secret mission that's destined to change ...
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, surreal, thought provoking ...
Plot: gulf war, treasure hunt, gold, culture clash, negotiation, rescue, racial slur, anti war, treasure, desert, military, sniper ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: iraq, middle east, arizona, kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.5
 40K
Flyboys (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The adventures of the Lafayette Escadrille, young Americans who volunteered for the French military before the U.S. entered World War I, and became the country's first fighter pilots.
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, factual, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: aerial combat, war, military, airplane, adventure, german, french, heroes, danger, vengeance, heroic mission, biplane ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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
Plot: vietnam war, military, jungle, prison, rescue, soldier, war, survival, adventure, danger, captivity, missing person ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, texas, bangkok thailand, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.7
 4K
Ambush (1999)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 123 min.
Story: It is the summer of 1941 and the Finnish army has been mobilized along the border with Russia. A platoon led by Lt. Eero Perkola is waiting for orders to go on the offensive. The platoon receives orders for a recon mission through the wilderness ...
Style: realistic, sincere, disturbing, serious, bleak ...
Plot: war, battles, military, military life, danger, behind enemy lines, soldier, losing-it hero, heroes, world war two, school, death of father ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 90s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: russia, germany, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Big Red One (1980)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A veteran sergeant of the World War I leads a squad in World War II, always in the company of the survivor Pvt. Griff, the writer Pvt. Zab, the Sicilian Pvt. Vinci and Pvt. Johnson in Vichy French Africa, Sicily, D-Day at Omaha Beach, Belgium and ...
Style: bleak, realistic, rough, serious, exciting ...
Plot: d day, sniper, soldier, military, concentration camp, sergeant, war, survival, heroes, escapades, child birth, infantrymen ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1942, year 1945, year 1944 ...
Place: sicily, africa, europe, germany, czechoslovakia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: realistic, serious, thought provoking, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vietnam war, military life, jungle, soldier, war, green beret, culture clash, anti war, politics, journalism, military, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Miracle at St. Anna (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, Italy
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: epic, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: village, soldier, military, partisan, behind enemy lines, racism, war crime, war, survival, danger, blacks and whites, interracial relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 40s, year 1983, year 1944 ...
Place: italy, europe, florence italy, berlin germany, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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