Movies and TV shows like Hogan's Heroes

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Hogan's Heroes (1965)
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, pow, radio, tunnel, farce, soldier, espionage, war, prison, captivity, military life, prison life, wartime life, confined, working undercover, nothing goes right, heroes, undercover, disorder, superior officer, warden, allies, superior, secret hideout ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany

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Most similar movies to Hogan's Heroes

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, not serious and witty films and TV series with plots about sitcom, disorder, military, soldier, military life, war and world war two mostly in Comedy, War and Drama genres. Some movies like Hogan's Heroes: Dad's Army (1968), Gomer Pyle: USMC (1964), McHale's Navy (1962), Blackadder Goes Forth (1989), Private Benjamin (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dad's Army (1968)
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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, soldier, sergeant, captain, military base, military life, military, war, disorder, hapless soldier, hapless, warden ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: england
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95%
Gomer Pyle: USMC (1964)
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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: military, soldier, military base, fish out of water, goofy hero, cult, sitcom, disorder, military life, misfit, hapless soldier, marines ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
McHale's Navy (1962)
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: military, navy, basic training, military life, sitcom, war, ship, army investigation, contests and competitions, siblings relations, captivity, cons and scams ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Blackadder Goes Forth (1989)
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: dark humor, not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: soldier, captain, officer, insanity, military life, war, escapades, military, disorder, survival, self involved, spy ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Private Benjamin (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Private Benjamin is an American sitcom based on the movie of the same name. The show aired on CBS from April 6, 1981, to January 10, 1983. Eileen Brennan, who reprised her role from the film, won an Emmy and Golden Globe Award for her work on the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: sitcom, military, military life, female soldier, comedy of errors, soldier, officers and cadets, military base, fish out of water, feminism, self discovery, nato ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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63%
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M*A*S*H (1972)
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, cynical, clever, realistic, witty ...
Plot: doctors and patients, sitcom, military life, military, military hospital, doctor, friendship, surgery, u.s. army, sergeant, korean war, combat casualty ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Which Way to the Front? (1970)
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: not serious, humorous, realistic, exciting
Plot: military, obsessive quest, fish out of water, war, escapades, disorder, anti heroes, goofy hero, soldier, heroic mission, heroes, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: not serious, humorous, realistic, surreal
Plot: farce, sitcom, cafe, painting, parody, soldier, french resistance, german army, gestapo, escape, forger, captain ...
Time: 1940s
Place: france, europe, dungeon
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51%
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Enlisted (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Enlisted is an upcoming American television series that is set to premiere on Fox on January 10, 2014. Fox placed a 13-episode order for the single-camera comedy.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: basic training, soldier, sitcom, military, siblings relations, sibling relationship, u.s. army, military base, military life, family relations, goofy hero, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.2
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Sketch-up (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: West Germany
Duration: 28 min.
Story: A comedy series, in which Beatrice Richter and Dieter Krebs play several sketches in every episode. In Later Seasons Richter was replaced by Iris Berben.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Plot: farce, goofy hero, nothing goes right, couple relations, workplace situations, disorder, sarcasm, costume, prank, joke, sitcom, dialect ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Secret War of Harry Frigg (1968)
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, realistic, feel good, exciting
Plot: soldier, prison, adventure, palaces castles and temples, daring rescue, danger, war, military, anti heroes, hidden identity, captivity, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: italy, tunisia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
WKRP in Cincinnati (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: When a Cincinnati radio station switches from sedate music to top-40 rock 'n' roll, its staff of oddball characters is forced to switch gears quickly. New programming director Andy Travis brings in a new DJ named Venus Flytrap to work with ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: sitcom, radio dj, radio, workplace, secretary, radio show, rock, workplace situations, media, boss and employee, media satire, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em is a BBC situation comedy, written by Raymond Allen and starring Michael Crawford and Michele Dotrice. It was first broadcast in 1973 and ran for three series, ending in 1978. The series follows the accident-prone ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic
Plot: sitcom, goofy hero, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, farce, marriage, family relations, disorder, supportive spouse, couple relations, workplace situations, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dad's Army (2016)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A cinema remake of the classic sitcom Dad's Army (1968). The Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard platoon deal with a visiting female journalist and a German spy as World War II draws to its conclusion.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: farce, soldier, military life, military base, war, small town life, small town, military, social relations, goofy hero, espionage, misfit ...
Time: 1940s
Place: england
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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: serious, realistic
Plot: soldier, military, pow, war, palaces castles and temples, human spirit, captivity, romance, prison life, battles, confined, love affair ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1939
Place: europe, germany, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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I'm Alan Partridge (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Story: I'm Alan Partridge is a BBC situation comedy starring Steve Coogan, of which two series of six episodes each were produced — the first in 1997 and the second in 2002. The series followed the titular Alan Partridge, a failed television ...
Style: clever, talky, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, radio, goofy hero, down on your luck, hotel, artists and showbiz, buddies, desire for fame, friendship, celebrity culture, showbiz, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Man Called Sarge (1990)
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: parody, military life, desert, battles, war, military, goofy hero, soldier, escapades, heroes, disorder, american soldier ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Black Books (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Black Books centres around the foul tempered and wildly eccentric bookshop owner Bernard Black. Bernard’s devotion to the twin pleasures of drunkenness and wilful antagonism deepens and enriches both his life and that of Manny, his assistant. ...
Style: surreal, not serious, talky, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, workplace situations, drugs/alcohol, workplace, store, friends, best friends, odd couple, friendship, misfit, unfulfillment, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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How I Unleashed World War II (1970)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 224 min.
Story: How I unleashed World War II is a Polish feature film made in 1969, based on Kazimierz Sławiński's novel "Przygody kanoniera Dolasa" (The adventures of Dolas the cannoneer). The film was divided into three parts: Ucieczka (The ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: military, comedy of errors, anti heroes, soldier, mistaken identity, coincidence, military life, war, wartime life, nothing goes right, heroes, disorder ...
Time: 20th century
Place: africa, europe, poland, italy, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Young Ones (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 410 min.
Story: The Young Ones is a British sitcom, broadcast in Great Britain from 1982 to 1984 in two six-part series. Shown on BBC2, it featured anarchic, offbeat humour which helped bring alternative comedy to television in the 1980s and made household names of ...
Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sitcom, college life, student, hippie, cult, buddies, student life, twentysomething life, youth, social relations, friends, social misfits ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, london, medical school
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35%
Ned and Stacey (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A self-centered ad exec and a liberal journalist enter into a marriage of convenience. He's trying to boost his business image; she likes his apartment.
Style: not serious, talky, witty, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sitcom, odd couple, ego clash, marriage of convenience, couple relations, couples, disorder, writer's life, siblings relations, lifestyle, love and romance, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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After MASH (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: AfterMASH is an American situation comedy that aired on CBS from September 26, 1983, to December 11, 1984. A spin-off of the series M*A*S*H, the show takes place immediately following the end of the Korean War and chronicles the adventures of three ...
Style: not serious, clever, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, hospital, buddies, couple relations, military, korean war veteran, americana, workplace situations, partners, workplace, couples, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1950s
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Bluestone 42 (2013)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Bluestone 42 is a comedy drama about a British bomb disposal detachment in Afghanistan. So what’s the average working day for a hero? Make your keen young colleague deal with the boring paperwork? Wind up your fellow employees? Flirt with the new ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: military, bomb, army, military base, verbal byplay, soldier, military life, sergeant, squad, life risking, commander, young people ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Odd Couple (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Oscar's life seems almost perfect...sure he's divorced and his apartment is a mess, but he's the host of a well-known sports show, and is enjoying his bachelor lifestyle in New York City. That is until his college friend, Felix, shows ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, odd couple, friendship, dating, friends, disorder, radio show, misfit, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, macho man, job, roommate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Working Stiffs (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Working Stiffs is a short-lived 1979 American television series which starred James Belushi and Michael Keaton as brothers Ernie and Mike O'Rourke. The pair were janitors who aspired to work their way up in the field of business. The brothers ...
Style: humorous, realistic, offbeat, witty
Plot: sitcom, janitor, buddies, workplace situations, office, working class, sibling relationship, siblings relations, fashion, partners, disorder, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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On the Double (1961)
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting
Plot: sergeant, d day, head of state, hidden identity, war, soldier, airplane, espionage, military life, dishonesty, military, undercover ...
Place: england, europe, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Asylum (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Asylum is a British comedy series which was shown on Paramount Comedy Channel in 1996. Set in a mental asylum, it ran for one series of six episodes. Unlike traditional sitcoms or comedy television shows, it was to some extent an opportunity for ...
Style: humorous, not serious, surreal, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: sitcom, comedy of errors, losing-it hero, mental institution, wrongfully committed, countryside, nothing goes right, misfit, disorder, doctors and patients, mental illness, mistaken identity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Three's Company (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Three's Company is an American sitcom that aired from March 15, 1977, to September 18, 1984, on ABC. It is based on the British sitcom, Man About the House. The story revolves around three single roommates: Janet Wood, Chrissy Snow and Jack ...
Style: not serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: sitcom, comedy of errors, friendship, farce, roommate, chef, secretary, disorder, friends, hidden identity, battle of the sexes, singleness ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, santa monica california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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House of Fools (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Story: Surreal sitcom with Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer. A series of anarchic affairs featuring the uninvited lodgers and guests that cause chaos and disruption in their home.
Style: surreal, not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, domestic disturbance, disorder, nothing goes right, uninvited guest, guest
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Gimme Gimme Gimme (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Story: Linda La Hughes (Kathy Burke) shares a flat with Tom Farrell (James Dreyfus). Linda is overweight, loudmouthed and not particularly attractive. She thinks she's gorgeous and irrestible, however. She's also sex mad and obsessed with men. ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, surreal ...
Plot: sitcom, sex, best friends, gays and lesbians, actor, sexual obsession, odd couple, gender, couples, friends, singleness, physical appearance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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