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
UK
175 min.
 8.8
How I Unleashed World War II
Comedy, War
Poland
224 min.
 8.1
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and offbeat films and TV series with plots about war, military, soldier, world war two, military life, disorder and heroes mostly in Comedy, War and Drama genres. Some movies like Hogan's Heroes: Dad's Army (1968), The Secret War of Harry Frigg (1968), Blackadder Goes Forth (1989), Which Way to the Front? (1970), How I Unleashed World War II (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, soldier, military base, military life, military, war, disorder, british humour, sergeant, captain, hapless soldier, hapless ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: england
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, exciting
Plot: soldier, prison, palaces castles and temples, adventure, daring rescue, danger, war, military, anti heroes, hidden identity, captivity, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: italy, tunisia
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System:   94%
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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: not serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: soldier, military life, war, escapades, military, disorder, survival, captain, officer, insanity, self involved, spy ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   92%
    User:   100%
 
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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: not serious, humorous, realistic, exciting
Plot: obsessive quest, fish out of water, war, escapades, military, disorder, anti heroes, goofy hero, soldier, heroic mission, heroes, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe
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How I Unleashed World War II
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: comedy of errors, anti heroes, soldier, military life, war, wartime life, nothing goes right, military, heroes, disorder, coincidence, mistaken identity ...
Time: 20th century
Place: africa, europe, poland, england, italy
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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, realistic, exciting
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Place: england, europe, germany, berlin germany
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System:   74%
    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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: military, cult, goofy hero, soldier, military base, fish out of water, disorder, military life, misfit, sitcom, u.s. marine, hapless soldier ...
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System:   72%
    User:   63%
 
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: basic training, sitcom, military life, military, war, ship, army investigation, contests and competitions, siblings relations, captivity, cons and scams, courtroom drama ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, italy
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System:   72%
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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 ...
Time: 1940s
Place: italy, europe, germany, russia
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System:   72%
    User:   69%
 
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, desert, war, battles, military, parody, goofy hero, soldier, escapades, heroes, disorder, love interest ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   83%
 
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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System:   70%
    User:   57%
 
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, offbeat, not serious, 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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System:   69%
    User:   60%
 
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'Allo 'Allo
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, surreal
Plot: farce, sitcom, cafe, parody, soldier, painting, wartime life, goofy hero, war, countryside, french resistance, gestapo ...
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    User:   58%
 
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Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
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Plot: anti heroes, soldier, war, friendship, genocide, holocaust, wartime life, military, espionage, pregnancy, battles, fall in love ...
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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, semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: farce, mentally challenged, village, comedy of errors, human nature, moral dilemma, misfit, anti heroes, war, manipulations, village life, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
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System:   61%
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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, realistic, witty ...
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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System:   58%
    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, realistic ...
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:   58%
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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, realistic, humorous
Plot: officers and cadets, anti war, 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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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, realistic, exciting, buddy comedy
Plot: anti heroes, fugitives, soldier, adventure, prison, anti war, war, captivity, elephant, zoo, genocide, holocaust ...
Place: switzerland, europe, germany, swiss alps
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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, cynical, clever, realistic, witty ...
Plot: military, military hospital, sitcom, u.s. army, doctors and patients, friendship, doctor, surgery, military life, korean war, combat casualty, hospital ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: korea
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System:   57%
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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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty
Plot: ship, save the day, 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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System:   54%
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The Pentagon Wars
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: From the director of “Made In America” and “The Money Pit” comes a hilarious look at one of the most expensive blunders in military history. Over 17 years and almost as many billion dollars have gone into devising the BFV (Bradley Fighting ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, disturbing ...
Plot: gulf war, vietnam war, government agency, army investigation, war, anti war, political corruption, fighting the system, military, dishonesty, tank, u.s. army ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 90s, 1990s
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Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set in 19th-century Russia, Allen is a cowardly serf drafted into the Napoleonic war, who would rather write poetry and obsess over his beautiful but pretentious cousin. Allen's cowardice serves him well when he hides in a cannon and is shot ...
Style: clever, humorous, witty, intellectual, not serious ...
Plot: farce, parody, war, death, philosophy, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, duel, execution, sarcasm, irreverent, deadpan ...
Time: 19th century, 1930s, 1810s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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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, realistic, exciting, funny ...
Plot: submarine, comedy of errors, chaos and mayhem, war, wartime life, 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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System:   50%
    User:   53%
 
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Guy X
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Canada, Iceland, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A black comedy set in 1979, about a soldier mistakenly posted to an Arctic military base.
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, biting, realistic ...
Plot: soldier, rock, uncover truth, military base, military life, mistaken identity, dishonesty, military, disorder, anti war, state affairs, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: denmark, europe
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Till Death Us Do Part
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The film version of 'Till Death Do Us Part' tells the story of Alf Garnett, his wife Else, and their newborn daughter Rita, living through the London Blitz and beyond.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, biting ...
Plot: sitcom, wartime life, family life, society, family relations, eccentric family, working class, racism, world cup, misfit, couples, sitting on a toilet ...
Time: 40s, year 1966, 1930s, 1960s, 1940s ...
Place: europe, london
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Best Defense
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Wylie is a lazy engineer. Landry is a Sergeant specialising in Armour. They have never met but their lives become entangled when Landry must take the tank Wylie designed into combat. Wylie is waiting for his employer to go out of business when he ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, biting, realistic, awful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, fighting the system, kgb, secret agents, soldier, war, parody, family, witnessing a crime, mentor, army investigation, espionage ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: middle east
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System:   47%
    User:   48%
 
Mein Führer: The Truly Truest Truth About Adolf Hitler
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Hitler no longer believes in himself, and can barely see himself as an equal to even his sheep dog. But to seize the helm of the war he would have to create one of his famous fiery speeches to mobilize the masses. Goebbels therefore brings a Jewish ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, dark humor
Plot: farce, head of state, power relations, actor's life, war, assassination attempt, downfall, teachers and students, nazi germany, political conspiracy, wartime life, politics ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
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System:   47%
    User:   39%
 

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Hitler's Kaput!
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: Russia, Ukraine
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Russian WW2 spy spoof following misadventures of a clueless Soviet secret agent trapped inside Hitler's inner circle.
Style: not serious, humorous, dark humor, stylized, witty
Audience: teens
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Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A group of American executives making a film about World War II decide that since their lead is rather unglamorous, they will draft in an American G.I. to play the part of Winston Churchill. Their take on the war depicts a handsome Churchill falling ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, alternative comedy
Plot: filmmaking, heroes, war, state affairs, head of state, secret agents, save the world, working undercover, battles, fall in love, undercover, speech ...
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