Movies and TV shows like Hogan's Heroes

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Hogan's Heroes
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Hogan's Heroes is an American television sitcom that ran for 168 episodes from September 17, 1965, to July 4, 1971, on the CBS network. The show was set in a German prisoner of war camp during World War II. Bob Crane starred as Colonel Robert E. Hogan, coordinating an international crew of Allied prisoners running a Special Operations group from the camp. Werner Klemperer played Colonel Wilhelm Klink, the commandant of the camp, and John Banner was the inept sergeant-of-the-guard, Hans Schultz. The series was popular during its six-season run. In 2013, creators Bernard Fein through his estate and Albert S. Ruddy acquired the sequel and other separate rights to Hogan's Heroes from Mark Cuban through arbitration and a movie based on the show has been planned.
Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, offbeat
Plot: sitcom, military, farce, soldier, espionage, war, prison, captivity, military life, prison life, wartime life, confined, working undercover, nothing goes right, heroes, undercover, disorder, pow, radio, tunnel, superior officer, warden, allies, superior, secret hideout ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
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Blackadder Goes Forth
Comedy, War
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175 min.
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Dad's Army
Comedy, War
UK
30 min.
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and witty films and TV series with plots about war, military, soldier, world war two, military life, heroes and disorder mostly in War, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Hogan's Heroes: The Secret War of Harry Frigg (1968), M*A*S*H (1972), Which Way to the Front? (1970), Dad's Army (1968), Blackadder Goes Forth (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Secret War of Harry Frigg
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When 5 allied generals are captured in Italy in WWII, it is a propaganda nightmare for the allies. The generals are all 1 star and refuse to take orders from each other in order to plan an escape. Harry Frigg is a private who has escaped from the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, exciting
Plot: soldier, prison, palaces castles and temples, daring rescue, adventure, war, danger, military, anti heroes, hidden identity, captivity, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: italy
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 8.4
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M*A*S*H
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The 4077th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital is stuck in the middle of the Korean war. With little help from the circumstances they find themselves in, they are forced to make their own fun. Fond of practical jokes and revenge, the doctors, nurses, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, military, hospital, doctors and patients, military hospital, anti war, war, chaos and mayhem, military life, wartime life, friendship, doctor ...
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Place: korea
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Which Way to the Front?
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Brendan Byers III (Jerry Lewis), one of the richest men in America, has been pronounced 4-F and can't serve his country in it's war against Hitler. Byers does not takes "No" for an answer and recruits other 4-F's to fight ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: obsessive quest, war, fish out of water, escapades, military, disorder, anti heroes, goofy hero, soldier, heroic mission, heroes, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe
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System:   78%
    User:   88%
 
 8.1
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Dad's Army
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Introducing the Walmington-On-Sea home guard. During WW2, in a fictional British seaside town, a ragtag group of Home Guard local defense volunteers prepare for an imminent German invasion.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, soldier, military base, military life, war, military, disorder, british humour, sergeant, captain, hapless soldier, hapless ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: england
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Blackadder Goes Forth
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 175 min.
Story: It is 1917, and lunatic General Sir Anthony Cecil Hogmanay Melchett is leading the British troops at the front lines against the Germans, while everyone waits for Field Marshall Haig's big push. There are various emotions throughout the camp ...
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: soldier, military life, escapades, war, military, disorder, survival, officer, insanity, self involved, worn out, spy ...
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On the Double
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: American GI Ernie Williams, admittedly weak-kneed, has an uncanny resemblance to British Colonel MacKenzie. Williams, also a master of imitation and disguise, is asked to impersonate the Colonel, ostensibly to allow the Colonel to make a secret trip ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: d day, head of state, hidden identity, war, soldier, espionage, airplane, military life, dishonesty, sergeant, military, undercover ...
Place: england, europe, germany, berlin germany
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    User:   78%
 
Seven Beauties
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Nominated for four Academy Awards including Best Director, Seven Beauties stars Giancarlo Giannini (Swept Away) as Pasqualino Frafuso, known in Naples as "Pasqualino Seven Beauties." A petty thief who lives off of the profits of his seven ...
Style: cynical, dark humor, humorous, biting, disturbing ...
Plot: survival, concentration camp, fascism, war, prostitution, nazi, anti heroes, farce, camp, captivity, nazis, holocaust ...
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System:   69%
    User:   69%
 
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The Great Escape
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
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Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, prison, motorcycle, chase, freedom, survival, camp, german, nazi, escape, soldier, prison escape ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, poland, alps, switzerland
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System:   64%
    User:   66%
 
The Men Who Stare at Goats
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A reporter in Iraq might just have the story of a lifetime when he meets Lyn Cassady, a guy who claims to be a former member of the U.S. Army's New Earth Army, a unit that employs paranormal powers in their missions.
Style: humorous, clever, not serious, offbeat, absurd ...
Plot: gulf war, military, journalism, war, desert, destiny, cold war, military base, iraq war, drugs/alcohol, military life, media ...
Place: iraq, middle east
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McHale's Navy
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: McHale's Navy is an American sitcom that aired 138 half-hour episodes over four seasons, from October 11, 1962, to April 12, 1966, on the ABC network. The series was filmed in black and white and originated from an hour drama called Seven ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: basic training, military life, sitcom, military, war, ship, army investigation, contests and competitions, siblings relations, captivity, cons and scams, courtroom drama ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   61%
 
Gomer Pyle: USMC
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. is an American situation comedy that originally aired on CBS from September 25, 1964, to May 2, 1969. The series was a spinoff of The Andy Griffith Show, and the pilot was aired as the finale of the fourth season of The Andy ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: military, goofy hero, cult, soldier, military base, disorder, fish out of water, military life, u.s. military, misfit, u.s. marine, sitcom ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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System:   61%
    User:   73%
 
A Man Called Sarge
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the midst of WWII, a group of half-witted soldiers lead by a slightly smarter sergeant, battle the Germans and especially Von Kraut in the desert.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, biting
Plot: military life, battles, war, desert, military, parody, goofy hero, soldier, escapades, heroes, disorder, bagpipes ...
Place: africa
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Morituri
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A German living in India during World War II is blackmailed by the English to impersonate an SS officer on board a cargo ship leaving Japan for Germany carrying a large supply of rubber for tyres. His mission is to disable the scuttling charges so ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
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36 Hours
Genre: Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Germans kidnap an American major and try to convince him that World War II is over, so that they can get details about the Allied invasion of Europe out of him.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, exciting
Plot: d day, government agency, war, soldier, espionage, hospital, on the run, anti war, genocide, german, interrogation, holocaust ...
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1941
Genre: Action, Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: It's been six days since the attack on Pearl Harbor. Panic grips California, supposedly the next target of the Japanese forces. Everywhere in California, people are suffering from war nerves. Chaos erupts all over the state. An Army Air Corps ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, realistic, funny ...
Plot: submarine, chaos and mayhem, comedy of errors, wartime life, war, wartime, military, parody, disorder, soldier, chase, goofy hero ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1941, 1940s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, pearl harbor, japan
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How I Won the War
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An inept British WWII commander leads his troops to a series of misadventures in North Africa and Europe.
Style: humorous, witty, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: war, politics, working class, death, british, soldier, army investigation, leadership, wartime, stereotypes, anti war, survival ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: africa, egypt, europe, middle east, iraq
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Hannibal Brooks
Genre: Comedy, Adventure, War, Action
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A POW in World War II is put to work in a Munich zoo, looking after an Asian elephant. The zoo is bombed by the Americans and the director of the zoo decides it is not safe for his Asian elephant Lucy to remain there. So he sends Brooks to safety ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic, buddy comedy
Plot: anti heroes, fugitives, adventure, soldier, prison, anti war, war, captivity, zoo, elephant, genocide, holocaust ...
Place: switzerland, europe, germany, swiss alps
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Hart's War
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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, dramatic ...
Plot: war, prison, military, courtroom drama, murder, soldier, nazi, propaganda, nazis, torture, camp, wartime ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, poland, belgium
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System:   53%
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In the Army Now
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bones Conway and Jack Kaufman didn't really know what they were in for when they enlisted in the U.S. Army; they just wanted to get a job and make some money. But these new recruits are so hapless, they run the risk of getting kicked out before ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, witty, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: desert, gulf war, adventure, military, war, stupidity, friendship, anti heroes, buddies, officers and cadets, anti war, camp ...
Place: middle east, iraq
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    User:   60%
 
The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming!
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Without hostile intent, a Soviet sub runs aground off New England. Men are sent for a boat, but many villagers go into a tizzy, risking bloodshed.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, funny, offbeat ...
Plot: submarine, cold war, russian, island, culture clash, friendship, heroic mission, comedy of errors, stranded, boat, nothing goes right, nuclear war ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new england, russia, usa, england, california
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System:   50%
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The Pigeon That Took Rome
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An American Infantry officer assigned to a cloak-and-dagger role in Rome uses homing pigeons for outside contact, with humorous results.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: anti heroes, war, soldier, friendship, genocide, holocaust, wartime life, military, espionage, pregnancy, battles, fall in love ...
Place: europe, italy, rome italy
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Ensign Pulver
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 1945, on an old cargo ship somewhere deep in the Pacific ocean: Captain Morton strives to become commander, so he demands the maximum quality of work from his crew, without granting them any freedom or favors - ignoring that they're thousand of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, witty
Plot: save the day, ship, military life, ocean or sea, military, war, rebelliousness, officers and cadets, escapades, heroes, power relations, cargo ship ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
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What Did You Do in the War, Daddy?
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A by-the-book Captain is ordered to capture a strategic village in Italy. The Italian soldiers are willing to surrender, if they can have a festival first. The lieutenant convinces the Captain this is the only way. Because of aerial reconnaissance, ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Plot: officers and cadets, war, anti war, village, culture clash, military life, village life, wartime life, soldier, military, buddies, unlikely partners ...
Time: year 1943
Place: europe, sicily, italy, sicily italy
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The Sea Wolves
Genre: Action, History, War
Country: Switzerland, UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This true story follows the exploits of a top secret British military mission to destroy Nazi radio ships in a neutral harbor during WWII. The daring plan is led by British Intelligence officers Col. Lewis Pugh (Gregory Peck) and Capt. Gavin Stewart ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, war, espionage, spy, murder, nazi, submarine, soldier, wartime, 007, spies, runaway ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1930s, year 1943, 1940s
Place: asia, india, seaport, england, portugal ...
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Jackboots on Whitehall
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi, War
Country: UK, Spain, Belgium
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A satirical alternative history of World War II where the Nazis seize London and England must band together to prevent a full on invasion.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, epic ...
Plot: head of state, parody, soldier, save the day, war, battle zone, heroic mission, battles, farm, danger, heroes, military ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: england, europe, germany
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System:   43%
    User:   46%
 
A Farewell to Fools
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Romania, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set during World War II, somewhere in Eastern Europe. A German soldier is found dead near the village. The local authorities must find the culprit, or they will be all shot by the Nazis the morning after. There's no way to find the guilty one, ...
Style: tragicomedy, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: mentally challenged, farce, village, human nature, comedy of errors, moral dilemma, misfit, anti heroes, war, manipulations, village life, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: romania, transylvania, germany
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System:   43%
    User:   44%
 
 5.7
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Sgt. Bilko
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The army is known for churning out lean mean fighting machines intent on protecting our great nation. Martin is the inexplicable the incorrigible the invicible sgt. Ernie bilko leader of a ragtag group of the sorriest soldiers ever to enlist in the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Plot: military, gambling, against the rules, military base, revenge, cons and scams, military life, dishonesty, soldier, assassin, mentor, parody ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, greenland
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