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Ike: The War Years (1979)
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Ike: The War Years (1979)
Original name: Ike
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. Directed by Boris Sagal and Melville Shavelson, the production starred Robert Duvall as Eisenhower and Lee Remick as Kay Summersby. Film editors John Woodcock and Bill Lenny won an Eddie Award for their work and the series garnered five Emmy Award nominations.
Style: exciting, sincere, serious, realistic, saga
Plot: world war two, war, military, heroes, politics, soldier, battles, life is a bitch, wartime life, military life, head of state, americana, against humanity, state affairs, d day, general
Place: england, london, usa, europe, kansas

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and sincere films and TV series with plots about war, military, world war two, heroes, battles, soldier and state affairs mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Ike: The War Years: War and Remembrance (1988), Beyond the Front Line (2004), Piece of Cake (1988), Into the Storm (2009), Ike: Countdown to D-Day (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
War and Remembrance (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 620 min.
Story: War and Remembrance is an American miniseries based on the novel of the same name by Herman Wouk. It is the sequel to highly successful The Winds of War.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, saga ...
Plot: war, world war two, behind enemy lines, german, massacre, battleship, d day, soldier, battles, fascism, dictatorship, totalitarianism ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: japan, asia, europe, pearl harbor, pacific ocean ...
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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: serious, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: world war two, military, wartime life, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission, state affairs, battles, against humanity, politics, soldier, war, infantrymen ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, finland, russia, eastern europe
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88%
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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: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, aerial combats, battles, raf, partners, heroes, military, danger, war, battle zone, military life, against the odds ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Into the Storm (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This powerful follow-up to “The Gathering Storm” follows Churchill from 1940 to 1945 as he guided his beleaguered nation through the crucible of the war years--even as his marriage was encountering its own struggles.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, gloomy
Plot: winston churchill, world war two, prime minister, negotiation, state affairs, leadership, politics, head of state, war, political leader, diplomacy, defeat ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1945, year 1940
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Ike: Countdown to D-Day (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This is the story of the senior-level preparations for the D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944 from the time of Dwight D. Eisenhower's appointment as the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe, to the establishment of the beachhead in Normandy. The film ...
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, d day, against the odds, military, battles, human spirit, war, leadership, soldier, military life, basic training, idealism ...
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60%
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, realistic, bleak, disturbing, factual ...
Plot: hitler, against humanity, fascism, racism, dictatorship, historical character, nazism, society, world war two, rise to the top, life is a bitch, politics ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20s, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: germany, europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, against humanity, war, life is a bitch, journalism, battle zone, world war two, archive footage, media, society, state affairs ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Gods and Generals (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 219 min.
Story: The film centers mostly around the personal and professional life of Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, a brilliant if eccentric Confederate general, from the outbreak of the American Civil War until its halfway point when Jackson is killed ...
Style: epic, serious, sincere, rough, intense ...
Plot: american civil war, battles, confederate soldier, confederate army, military, war, war hero, military life, social relations, couple relations, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 1860s, 19th century
Place: maine, virginia, west virginia, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Winds of War (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 720 min.
Story: In the late 1930s, world politics begin to head in a dangerous direction. In Europe, Germany expands and rearms and proceeds to annex several border countries into the Reich. Meanwhile, Italy attempts to establish a Facist Colonial Empire under ...
Style: epic, sincere, captivating, thought provoking, contemplative ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, behind enemy lines, refugee, escapades, state affairs, against humanity, war, heroes, head of state, politics, society ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s
Place: italy, germany, japan, china, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Miracle of the White Stallions (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In WWII Austria, Col. Alois Podhajsky must protect his beloved Lipizzaner stallions and make sure that they are surrendered into the right hands. But Patton's something of a horse fancier and can help...if he sees the stallions perform.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, sincere
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: world war two, war, military, escapades, heroes, soldier, danger, adventure, against humanity, life is a bitch, hopes, animal life ...
Time: year 1945
Place: austria, europe, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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MacArthur (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The film portrays MacArthur's (Gregory Peck) life from 1942, before the Battle of Bataan, to 1952, the time after he had been removed from his Korean War command by President Truman (Ed Flanders) for insubordination, and is recounted in ...
Style: realistic, serious, melancholic, epic, intense ...
Plot: world war two, military, pow, soldier, war, politics, island, rebellion, ruler, ambition, revolution, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s, 40s, 1950s
Place: usa, japan, the philippines, korea, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: iraq war, soldier, dead soldier, wartime life, danger, military training, courage, army, killed in action, war, death, military life ...
Time: contemporary
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50%
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The Crossing (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A made-for-TV dramatization of George Washington's perilous gamble of crossing the Delaware River and attacking the British forces at Trenton.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: military, heroes, battles, against the odds, military life, heroic mission, rebellion, rebelliousness, state affairs, danger, war, revolution ...
Place: usa, delaware, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
World War II: When Lions Roared (1994)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Based upon the actual cables between Washington, London and Moscow during the Second World War, this TV-movie examines the relationship between the leaders of these countries throughout the conflict. Franklin D. Roosevelt (John Lithgow), Winston ...
Style: disturbing, clever, sincere, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, josef stalin, heroes, artists and showbiz, ambition, politics, against humanity, military, head of state, orphan, leadership, state affairs ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: europe, germany, usa, soviet union, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Everyman's War (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: No one in high command believed that German forces would attack in the sub zero temperatures and near blizzard conditions. As the pre-dawn attack comes, with communications down Sgt. Smith is left with no choice but to make his way through enemy ...
Style: uplifting, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: against the odds, military life, military, soldier, heroes, battle zone, danger, infantrymen, war, small town, historical event, world war two ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Sons of Liberty (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 270 min.
Story: The story of a group of very different men fighting in the American Colonies for freedom, and how they will shape the future for the United States of America.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: american revolution, human spirit, rebelliousness, political unrest, battles, leadership, politics, heroes, rebellion, revolution, military, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Behind Enemy Lines (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Professor-turned-spy Col. Calvin Turner and his associate, workaholic Lt. Shelley Flynn, plan a daring rescue behind enemy lines in World War II German-occupied Norway of a brilliant scientist who may or may not be aiding the Germans.
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, wartime life, military, criminal heroes, espionage, escapades, danger, state affairs, heroes, rebellion, war, undercover ...
Time: 20th century
Place: london, norway, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Combat! (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Combat! is an American television program that originally aired on ABC from 1962 until 1967. The show covered the grim lives of a squad of American soldiers fighting the Germans in France during World War II. The program starred Rick Jason as ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, military, soldier, u.s. army, american soldier, military life, heroes, war, babies and infants, navy, squad, infantrymen ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, year 1944, 20th century
Place: czech republic, prague, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Overlord (1975)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: During the war a young lad is called up and, with an increasing sense of foreboding, undertakes his army training ready for D-day.
Style: sincere, psychological, bleak, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, d day, basic training, boot camp, premonition, hapless soldier, atrocity, military life, battle zone, military base, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe, france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: epic, exciting, intellectual, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: war, soldier, napoleonic wars, military, leadership, romance, society, love and romance, life is a bitch, state affairs, battles, couples ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Man Who Captured Eichmann (1996)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in 1960, the story follows the efforts of the Mossad, the Israeli Secret Service, to find former SS Colonel Adolf Eichmann, who ran from Germany to Argentina and took the name Ricardo Clement. He was wanted for the murders of both Europeans and ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: holocaust, world war two, manhunt, danger, state affairs, righting the wronged, kidnapping, heroic mission, confined, secret agents, against humanity, government agency ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Gathering Storm (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A love story offering an intimate look inside the marriage of Winston and Clementine Churchill during a particularly troubled, though little-known, moment in their lives.
Style: serious, realistic, talky, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: winston churchill, politics, british history, world war two, war, head of state, state affairs, couple relations, rise to the top, society, fascism, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, year 1934
Place: england, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: royal family, state affairs, rise to the top, war, ego clash, heroes, ambition, leadership, royal court, family feud, fight for supremacy, ruler ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: realistic, serious, captivating, disturbing
Plot: soldier, war, world war one, infantrymen, politics, state affairs, military, army, battles, dictatorship, historical character, totalitarianism ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 20s, 30s, 40s ...
Place: usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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China Beach (1988)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dateline: November 1967. Within klicks of Danang, Vietnam, sits a U.S. Army base, bar and hospital on China Beach filled with wounded soldiers and one very lovely but damaged Army Nurse Colleen McMurphy. Many heroes, dead and alive, try to make ...
Style: serious, sincere, touching, realistic, contemplative
Plot: military hospital, military, vietnam war, doctor, life is a bitch, military life, wartime life, doctors and patients, military base, power relations, superior officer, u.s. army ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Morning Star (1991)
Genre: Biography, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 187 min.
Story: The story of George Custer, Crazy Horse and the events prior to the battle of the Little Bighorn, told from the different perspectives of two women.
Style: sincere, epic, realistic, serious
Plot: native american, against humanity, society, soldier, tough heroes, injustice, battles, military, life is a bitch, culture clash, americana, interracial relations ...
Time: 1860s, 1870s
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Nuremberg (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Justice Robert H. Jackson leads Allied prosecutors in trying 21 Germans for Nazi war crimes after World War II.
Style: captivating, disturbing, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: war crime, courtroom, psychologist, holocaust, courtroom drama, legal, judge, execution, fighting the system, leadership, uncover truth, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: france, germany, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, tense, serious, rough, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, soldier, military life, military, sniper, battles, world war two, patriotism, friendship, behind enemy lines, human spirit, combat ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, france, belgium, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Too Young the Hero (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: WWII drama.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: world war two, power relations, battleship, military, soldier, war, heroes, youth, danger, battles, ocean or sea, basic training ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Texas '46 (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on a true story its the untold story of Italian World War II POW"S in Jan 1946. Luca Zingaretti stars as one of over 50,000 Italian Prisoners of War detained at POW camps in the U.S. Roy Schneider stars as Colonel Gartner, the Commander ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: fascism, military life, military, prison life, isolation, confined, danger, wartime life, genocide, captivity, prison, society ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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