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1914-1918 (1996)
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1914-1918 (1996)
Original name: The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century
Genre: Documentary, Biography, History, Sport, War
Country: UK, USA
Story: The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century is a 1996 documentary series that aired on PBS. It chronicles World War I over eight episodes. It was narrated by Dame Judi Dench in the UK and Salome Jens in the United States. The series won two Primetime Emmy Awards: one for Jeremy Irons for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance, the other for Outstanding Informational Series. In 1997, it was given a Peabody Award.
Plot: world war one, war, submarine, army, jewish, civil war, winter, baseball, czar, armenian genocide, hospital, russian civil war, hunger, genocide, cemetery, cannibalism, psychiatry, pow, theater, mask, zeppelin, german soldier, spiritualism, african, anarchy ...
Time: 1910s
Place: france, mexico, turkey, versailles, belgium

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and emotional films and TV series with plots about war, world war one, soldier, battles, military, world war two and state affairs mostly in War, History and Drama genres. Some movies like 1914-1918: The World Wars (2014), The Monocled Mutineer (1986), Birdsong (2012), Anzacs (1985), Testament of Youth (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The World Wars (2014)
Genre: Documentary, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 270 min.
Story: The World Wars tells the story of three decades of war told through the eyes of various men who were its key players: Roosevelt, Hitler, Patton, Mussolini, Churchill, Tojo, DeGaulle and MacArthur. The documentary examines the two wars as one ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, disturbing
Plot: war, world war one, infantrymen, soldier, politics, military, state affairs, battles, dictatorship, totalitarianism, allies, president ...
Time: 1910s, 1940s, 1930s, 1920s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, europe
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The Monocled Mutineer (1986)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The Monocled Mutineer is a British television series made by the BBC in 1986, and shown on BBC1, the first episode being transmitted on 31 August 1986, intended to head BBC1's autumn season of drama. Viewed by about ten million people, the ...
Plot: world war one, mutiny, trench warfare, british army, british military, execution, impostor, british soldier, rebellion, murder, class differences, uniform ...
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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
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74%
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Anzacs (1985)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Anzacs was a 1985 5-part Australian miniseries set in World War I. The series follows the lives of a group of young Australian men who enlist in the 8th Battalion of the First Australian Imperial Force in 1914, fighting first at Gallipoli in 1915, ...
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, rough, bleak ...
Plot: world war one, war, adventure, heroes, escapades, military life, battles, battle zone, superior officer, military, friendship, soldier ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: new zealand, australia
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71%
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Testament of Youth (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Denmark
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Testament of Youth is a powerful story of love, war and remembrance, based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain, which has become the classic testimony of that war from a woman’s point of view. A searing journey from youthful hopes and ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating, stylized, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war one, war, period piece, life is a bitch, wartime life, wartime, love and romance, love affair, nurse, poetry, nursing, compassion ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914, year 1918, 19th century ...
Place: oxford university, england, london, europe, flanders ...
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Roots: The Next Generations (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 840 min.
Story: The dramatization of Alex Haley's family line from post Civil War America to the writer's search for his roots.
Style: emotional, serious, epic, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: interracial relations, world war two, family relations, culture clash, political unrest, world war one, american civil war, racism, life is a bitch, hopes, war, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 60s, 1910s, 1880s ...
Place: africa, usa, tennessee, alabama
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55%
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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
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55%
A Fortunate Life (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Four part biopic about classic Australian author A.B. Facey (1894-1982). Born in a large impoverished family, uneducated and illiterate, he had to fend for himself since he was eight, and as a recruit in WWI, he was sent to Gallipoli.
Plot: colonialism, war, world war one, street kid
Time: 18th century
Place: australia
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53%
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Behind the Lines (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Based on Pat Barker's novel of the same name, 'Regeneration' tells the story of soldiers of World War One sent to an asylum for emotional troubles. Two of the soldiers meeting there are Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon, two of ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, disturbing
Plot: world war one, friendship, anti war, shell shock, life is a bitch, wartime life, war, mute or deaf, military life, battles, soldier, military ...
Place: scotland, europe
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Hitler: The Rise of Evil (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: A unique slant, profiling the life of Adolf Hitler as a child and his rise through the ranks of the National German Workers' Party prior to World War II.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, disturbing, factual ...
Plot: hitler, against humanity, fascism, dictatorship, racism, historical character, nazism, world war two, politics, life is a bitch, rise to the top, newspaper ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: germany, europe, austria
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46%
The Long Road Home (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Relive a heroic fight for survival during the Iraq War, when the 1st Cavalry Division from Fort Hood was ferociously ambushed on April 4, 2004, in Sadr City, Baghdad — a day that came to be known in military annals as “Black Sunday.”
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: iraq war, soldier, wartime life, danger, courage, dead soldier, military training, army, war, military life, friendship, battles ...
Time: contemporary
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44%
A Man Named Benito (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, Germany, Spain, Czech Republic
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Originally airing on Italian television, this riveting biodrama stars Antonio Banderas as Benito Mussolini. After rapidly ascending the ranks of the Socialist Party, he created a Fascist state in 1920s Italy through his use of propaganda and ...
Plot: evil man, brawl, riot, womanizer, love interest, male female relationship, villain played by lead actor, dictator, mob, atheist, pacifist, sword duel ...
Time: 1910s
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41%
Rome: Rise and Fall of an Empire (2008)
Genre: History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A thirteen hour series which focuses on the Germanic, Britannic and other barbarian tribal wars with Rome which ultimately led to the decline and fall of the Roman Empire. This series is centered on the campaigns and battles with the barbarian ...
Plot: roman soldier, julius caesar, war, double standard, invasion, barbarian, rebellion, tyranny, emperor, civil war, ancient rome, historian ...
Place: rome italy, england
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41%
Peter the Great (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 360 min.
Story: This is the story of Peter I, Tsar of Russia from 1682, and the constant struggle between him, his sister Sophia and the Streltsy, an important Russian military corp. The story depicts the efforts of Peter in transforming Russia in an "all ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: ruler, state affairs, heroes, rise to the top, war, ego clash, family feud, fight for supremacy, royal court, ambition, leadership, royal family ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century
Place: russia
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41%
The Diary of Anne Frank (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Called the most accurate adaptation of Anne Frank’s moving diary, the film chronicles the Frank family as they flee from the Nazis in Amsterdam. Hiding behind a bookcase in a secret annex with random bombs exploding, Anne faces friction with her ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: diary, nazism, against humanity, holocaust, nazi occupation, world war two, survival, jewish, human spirit, teenage life, danger, youth ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: holland, europe, amsterdam, netherlands
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Oppenheimer (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Biography of the American physicist who led the U.S. effort to develop the atomic bomb during World War II, only to find himself suspected as a security risk in the 1950s because of his increasing ambivalence about the effect of his life's work.
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: world war two, danger, secret place, anti hero, anti heroes, heroes, war, creative block, nuclear threat, ego clash, moral dilemma, super weapon ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 50s, 30s, 40s ...
Place: new mexico
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39%
Rise of Empires: Ottoman (2020)
Genre: Documentary, Drama, History, War
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II wages an epic campaign to take the Byzantine capital of Constantinople and shapes the course of history for centuries.
Plot: sultan, muslim, sword, historian, war, prince, battle, dream, wall, storyteller, christian, castle ...
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, istanbul turkey
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39%
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Rebellion (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Ireland
Duration: 258 min.
Story: Rebellion is a five part serial drama about the birth of modern Ireland. The story is told from the perspectives of a group of fictional characters who live through the political events of the 1916 Easter Rising.
Plot: world war one, rebellion, dublin ireland, british empire
Time: 1910s
Place: ireland
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39%
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White Horse (1993)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The White Horse is a Russian TV serial broadcast in 1993. The film, in 10 episodes, was directed by Gelii Ryabov. It presents the Russian civil war in Siberia from 1917–1920 and the struggle of the White Russians under the command of Admiral ...
Plot: civil war, czar, murder, russian revolution, revolution
Time: year 1917, 1910s
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37%
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'Allo 'Allo (1982)
Genre: Comedy, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: 'Allo 'Allo! is a British sitcom broadcast on BBC One from 1982 to 1992 comprising eighty-five episodes. The story is set up in a small town café in Nazi-occupied France during World War II. It is a parody of another BBC programme, the ...
Style: sitcom, surreal, realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: cafe, parody, painting, world war two, farce, affair, soldier, german army, homosexual, captain, german, french ...
Time: 1940s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Anne Frank: The Whole Story (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Anne Frank: The Whole Story is a film based on the life of Anne Frank, a Jewish girl growing up in Nazi occupied Holland. When war breaks out Anne & her family, Otto her father, Edith her mother & Margot her sister move from Germany ...
Style: sincere, uplifting, bleak, emotional, serious ...
Plot: genocide, against humanity, concentration camp, holocaust, war, survival, anti semitism, hopes, starvation, human spirit, teenage life, family in danger ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 40s
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Admiral (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 124 min.
Story: This is a story of a great love facing the greatest drama of the history of Russia. Admiral Kolchak is a true war hero and beloved husband and father. One day he meets Anna, the love of his life and the wife of his best friend. The revolution in his ...
Style: realistic, dramatic, serious, based on true events, tragic ending ...
Plot: russian history, political unrest, destiny, world war one, politics, warship, state affairs, russian revolution, russian civil war, military, civil war, against the odds ...
Time: 1910s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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36%
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Roots (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 588 min.
Story: African teen Kunta Kinte, brought to America to be enslaved, and the generations of his family.
Style: uplifting, realistic, thought provoking, touching, emotional ...
Plot: slavery, racism, civil war, american civil war, human spirit, interracial relations, family history, escape attempt, freedom, discrimination, social problems, injustice ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1860s, 1820s, 70s
Place: usa, tennessee, africa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Ike: The War Years (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 291 min.
Story: Ike is a 1979 television miniseries about the life of Dwight D. Eisenhower. The screenplay by Melville Shavelson was based on Kay Summersby's 1948 memoir Eisenhower Was My Boss and her 1975 autobiography, Past Forgetting: My Love Affair. ...
Style: saga, serious, realistic, sincere, exciting
Plot: world war two, heroes, life is a bitch, head of state, military life, military, soldier, wartime life, state affairs, politics, d day, americana ...
Place: europe, kansas, england, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Trench (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Trench tells the story of a group of young British soldiers on the eve of the Battle of the Somme in the summer of 1916, the worst defeat in British military history. Against this ill-fated backdrop, the movie depicts the soldiers' ...
Style: captivating, serious, bleak, realistic, gloomy
Plot: world war one, battles, soldier, military, battlefield, trench warfare, danger, gory, military life, heroes, war, isolation ...
Time: 1910s, year 1916
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35%
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 ⇓
34%
Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 183 min.
Story: Biography of the last Russian Monarch, Tsar Nicholas II and his Tsarina, Alexandra.Czar Nicholas II, the inept monarch of Russia, insensitive to the needs of his people, is overthrown and exiled to Siberia with his family.
Style: epic, captivating, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: royal family, russian revolution, rise and fall, politics, political unrest, rebellion, rebelliousness, state affairs, czar, russian history, family relations, world war one ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 90s, edwardian era
Place: russia, siberia
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34%
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
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34%
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My Boy Jack (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Author Rudyard Kipling and his wife search for their 17-year-old son after he goes missing during WWI.
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, tense
Plot: world war one, military, battles, family relations, british army, teenage life, officers and cadets, war, missing person, parents and children, father son relationship, battlefield ...
Time: year 1915, 1910s
Place: england, germany, france
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33%
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37 Days (2014)
Genre: History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The story of what happened in the few weeks immediately preceding World War I.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: head of state, world war one, politics, historical character, political unrest, society, assassination, state affairs, negotiation, political thriller, diplomacy, prime minister ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914
Place: england, europe, france, germany
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