Movies and TV shows like 1864

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1864 (2014)
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1864 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History, War
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 57 min.
Story: When Austria and Prussia declare war on Denmark, two brothers are called to serve in the bloodiest battle in Denmark's history.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, stylized, epic
Plot: war, love triangle, battles, military, danger, military life, soldier, life is a bitch, political unrest, army, brother brother relationship, family relations, love and romance, love affair, wartime life, siblings relations, state affairs, battle zone, female nudity, politician, teenage girl, male nudity, father son relationship, actress, baron ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: denmark, austria, europe

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Most similar movies to 1864

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and epic films and TV series with plots about war, military, battles, soldier, wartime life, military life and battle zone mostly in War, Drama and History genres. Some movies like 1864: Lines of Wellington (2012), April 9th (2015), War & Peace (1972), The Passing Bells (2014), Cinco de Mayo: La Batalla (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Lines of Wellington (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Portugal, France
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Passionate romance, brutal treachery, and selfless nobility are set against the background of Napoleon’s 1810 invasion of Portugal in Valeria Sarmiento’s intimate epic.
Style: epic, stylized, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: soldier, troops, rebellion, military, battle zone, life is a bitch, wartime life, on the run, war, battles, invasion, napoleonic wars ...
Time: 19th century
Place: portugal, europe
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100%
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April 9th (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the early morning of April 9th 1940 the Danish army is alerted. The Germans have crossed the border; Denmark is at war against Europe's strongest army. In Southern Jutland Danish bicycle- and motorcycle companies are ordered out, to against ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: war, world war two, soldier, nazi occupation, against the odds, danger, military, battles, surprise attack, friendship, military life, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1940
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 8.2
 563
War & Peace (1972)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 890 min.
Story: The classic BBC dramatisation of Tolstoy's epic story of love and loss set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars. Anthony Hopkins heads the cast as Pierre Bezuhov (a role for which he won the 1972 Best Actor BAFTA); Morag Hood is the ...
Style: contemplative, epic, exciting, serious, intellectual ...
Plot: war, soldier, napoleonic wars, parents and children, romance, rich and poor, state affairs, love and romance, siblings relations, wartime life, battles, family relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Passing Bells (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, Poland
Story: At the outbreak of war, two teenage boys defy their parents to sign up.
Style: realistic, epic, captivating, serious, psychological ...
Plot: world war one, wartime life, soldier, military, battlefield, battles, life is a bitch, hopes, danger, friendship, youth, battle zone ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Cinco de Mayo: La Batalla (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Mexico
Duration: 125 min.
Story: On May 5th, 1862, a few thousand Mexican soldiers put their lives on the line against the world's largest and most powerful army in one legendary battle for freedom and for Mexico.
Style: exciting, realistic, captivating, factual, rough ...
Plot: battles, military, against the odds, ambition, soldier, rivalry, liberation, freedom fighter, army, danger, underdog, military life ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.9
 1K
Anzac Girls (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The unique, and rarely told true stories of Australian and New Zealand nurses serving at Gallipoli and the Western Front during the First World War.
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, stylized, serious ...
Plot: world war one, human spirit, war, love and romance, tragic love, military, battles, wartime life, hopes, fall in love, nurse, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: australia, greece, france, egypt, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Blue and the Gray (1982)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 296 min.
Story: This movie is also in existance as a 3 part miniseries. America just before and during the Civil War, as seen through the eyes of an artist correspondent. The plot revolves around the families of two sisters; Maggie Geyser and Evelyn Hale. The ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: american civil war, battles, family life, military, working class, rebellion, society, brother brother relationship, standoff, slavery, political unrest, head of state ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Our World War (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Story: During the First World War, British troops face the horrors of the Battle of Mons in 1914, internal strife in 1916 and innovative tank warfare in 1918.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, realistic, serious, stylized
Plot: battles, world war one, war, soldier, military, battle zone, battle, british
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Profession of Arms (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Bulgaria
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In autumn of 1526, the Emperor, Charles V, sends his German landsknechts led by Georg von Frundsberg to march towards Rome. The inferior papal armies, commanded by Giovanni de'Medici, try to chase them in the midst of a harsh winter. ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, epic
Plot: soldier, military life, leadership, military, battles, betrayal, life is a bitch, danger, war, winter, heroes, shot to death ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance, 1500s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.4
 5K
Birdsong (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 165 min.
Story: As an English soldier fights in the horrific trenches of northern France, he is haunted by the memories of his forbidden love affair with a French woman.
Style: emotional, realistic, stylized, epic, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war one, soldier, trench warfare, love affair, romance, lovers, lovers apart, military, war, army, battles, love and romance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Gallipoli: End of the Road (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 101 min.
Story: April, 1915. First World War in Canakkale, Ottoman Empire. Two brothers leave their mountain village to fight on the front line. One is an experienced sniper fighting for Ottomans against the invasion, while his brother finds it much tougher to cope ...
Style: exciting, serious, epic, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: world war one, military, survival, battles, graphic violence, heroic mission, siblings relations, military life, danger, one man army, soldier, family relations ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: turkey, ottoman empire
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
North and South (1985)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 561 min.
Story: Two friends, one northern and one southern, struggle to maintain their friendship as events build towards the American Civil War.
Style: realistic, exciting, captivating, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: american civil war, civil war, friendship, espionage, love and romance, family feud, slavery, military base, foe turned friend, love triangle, best friends, military ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, victorian era, 1860s, 1840s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Rough Riders (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 184 min.
Story: In 1898 the US government decided to intervene on the side of the Cuban rebels in their struggle against Spanish rule. Assistant Navy Secretary Theodore Roosevelt decides to experience the war first hand by promoting and joining a volunteer cavalry ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: american history, battles, soldier, military, political unrest, war, state affairs, heroic mission, civil war, military life, human spirit, leadership ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: cuba, latin america, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.9
 1K
Gallipoli (2015)
Genre: War
Country: Australia
Duration: 44 min.
Story: As dawn breaks on April 25, 1915, ANZAC troops go into battle on the beaches of the Gallipoli peninsula. Landing in the dark chaos, Tolly, Bevan and their mates struggle to establish a tenuous foothold on the treacherous slopes and deep ravines. ...
Style: realistic, captivating, stylized, serious, rough ...
Plot: world war one, war, military, soldier, danger, graphic violence, siblings relations, survival, battles, battle zone, family relations, military life ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: turkey, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
 3K
Colditz (2005)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Three prisoners, Jack Rose, Tom Willis and Nick McGrade, embark on an heroic plan to escape from a World War Two POW camp. As Rose And Willis are recaptured by the Germans, McGrade manages to traverse their clutches and travels to London to inform ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, tense, exciting
Plot: world war two, pow, soldier, military, castle, romance, love and romance, battles, prison life, love triangle, confined, siblings relations ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1939
Place: germany, europe, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Devil's Whore (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Set between the years 1642 and 1660, "The Devil's Whore" charts the progress of the English Civil War through the eyes of the a 17 year old girl, the fictional Angelica Fanshawe.
Style: serious, realistic, epic, captivating, stylized
Plot: political unrest, battles, civil war, treason, revolution, betrayal, rebellion, sexual tension, state affairs, parliament, husband wife relationship, throne ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
War and Peace (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Russia, Poland
Duration: 394 min.
Story: War and Peace delineates in graphic detail events leading up to the French invasion of Russia, and the impact of the Napoleonic era on Tsarist society, as seen through the eyes of five Russian aristocratic families. Portions of an earlier version of ...
Style: captivating, stylized, epic, emotional, romantic ...
Plot: aristocracy, love, tragic love, wartime life, war, love triangle, romance, true love, social differences, couple relations, invasion, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Saboteurs (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Norway, Denmark, UK, Czech Republic, Sweden
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The story about the heavy water war unfolds during the prolouge, eruption and the end of the second world war. We follow the story of the the key personnel in the race of who develops the atomic bomb first.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: world war two, atomic bomb, ambition, heroic mission, danger, inventions and discoveries, war, moral dilemma, military, soldier, resistance, bomb ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, 1930s
Place: norway, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Burnt by the Sun 2: Citadel (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The final part of Mikhalkov's trilogy about Divisional Commander Kotov finds him returning home during World War II having been betrayed, narrowly escaped execution for treason and nearly reduced to dust in a prison camp. Only to discover that ...
Style: epic, gloomy, realistic, stylized, emotional ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, battles, distopia, family relations, battle zone, wartime life, life is a bitch, war, escapades, graphic violence, danger ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.1
 678
Piece of Cake (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 312 min.
Story: The lives and loves of the men of RAF Hornet Squadron who are transferred to France at the outbreak of World Wat II in September 1939. For the most part the men are competent fliers but there is little action in the first several months. The men ...
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, aerial combats, battles, battle zone, friends, danger, partners, military life, war, military, soldier, against the odds ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Sword of Honour (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 191 min.
Story: Guy Crouchback joins the war effort during World War 2, an idealistic quest to join the forces of good in the fight against evil. But his efforts is not rewarded, he never has any chance to join any real fighting, circumstances always prevent it. ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, touching, gloomy
Plot: military, fighting the system, love triangle, love and romance, life is a bitch, betrayal, soldier, haunted by the past, military life, world war two, basic training, war ...
Time: 1940s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Front Line (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 133 min.
Story: In 1951 ceasefire is declared, but two remaining armies fought their final battle on the front line Towards the end of the Korean War, a South Korean battalion is fiercely battling over a hill on the front line border against the North in order to ...
Style: exciting, captivating, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: battles, war, battle, military life, military, soldier, friendship, army investigation, squad, friends, bodies, infantrymen ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1953, 1950s
Place: asia, korea, north korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
1612: Chronicles of the Dark Time (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 144 min.
Story: The czar of Russia has died and a power vacuum has developed. This period in the late 16th and early 17th century has been called "The Time of Troubles." There are many impostors who claim to the right to rule, but there's only one ...
Style: epic, captivating, serious, tense
Plot: war, battles, conquering, state affairs, wartime life, politics, military, political unrest, heroes, sword fight, escapades, obsessive quest ...
Time: 17th century
Place: russia, poland, europe, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Time And The Wind (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Brazil
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Based on the novel's trilogy of the same name, by Erico Verissimo, Time and the Wind follows 150 years of family Terra Cambará and their opponent Amaral family. The history of struggles between the two families begins in the missions and runs ...
Style: emotional, realistic, captivating, serious, epic ...
Plot: love affair, war, love triangle, political unrest, wartime life, hopes, rivalry, state affairs, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, orchestral, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.1
 818
Wicked Spring (2002)
Genre: Drama, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: During the 1864 battle of the Wilderness, three Union soldiers and three Confederate Soldiers get seperated from their units as twilight engulfs the ravaged battlefield. The men wander alone through the dangerous woods, separate of each other, until ...
Style: emotional, epic, sincere, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: wilderness, battles, genocide, soldier, american civil war, against humanity, heroes, politics, weakness, military, war, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Band of Brothers (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 594 min.
Story: Drawn from interviews with survivors of Easy Company, as well as their journals and letters, Band of Brothers chronicles the experiences of these men from paratrooper training in Georgia through the end of the war. As an elite rifle company ...
Style: suspenseful, epic, tense, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, war, military life, military, sniper, battles, world war two, patriotism, friendship, gory, behind enemy lines, human spirit ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, france, belgium, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
1066: The Battle for Middle Earth (2009)
Genre: Action, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: October 14th, 1066 is the most famous date in English history. It is the year of TWO invasions of England, and in which three huge and bloody pitched battles were fought
Style: realistic, serious, epic, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, war, military, rivalry, political unrest, danger, state affairs, cruelty, bravery, invasion, king, fight ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century
Place: england, europe, norway, normandy, flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.6
 25K
Gettysburg (1993)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 271 min.
Story: Summer 1863. The Confederacy pushes north into Pennsylvania. Union divisions converge to face them. The two great armies clash at Gettysburg, site of a theology school. For three days, through such legendary actions as Little Round Top and ...
Style: epic, realistic, captivating, serious, exciting ...
Plot: american civil war, slavery, civil war, battles, military, soldier, war, heroic mission, military life, battle zone, civil rights, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Beyond the Front Line (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A movie based on real wartime diaries tells the story of the Swedish speaking Finns' infantry regiment 61. The story follows the regiment during the Continuation War from 1942 to 1944 and from Syväri to the Karelian Isthmus where they faced ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: world war two, military, wartime life, heroic mission, state affairs, chaos and mayhem, against humanity, soldier, battles, politics, war, infantrymen ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: russia, finland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Color of War (2001)
Genre: History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 780 min.
Story: A series featuring actual color footage of World War II.
Style: disturbing, serious, thought provoking, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: wartime life, military, battle zone, journalism, life is a bitch, against humanity, war, archive footage, world war two, media, society, state affairs ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%