Movies like The Battle of El Alamein

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The Battle of El Alamein (1969)
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The Battle of El Alamein (1969)
Original name: La battaglia di El Alamein
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This movie's opening prologue states: "June 1942. As Rommel swept toward the Nile, the fall of Egypt and the capture of the Suez Canal seemed inevitable. Italian and German advance units raced toward Alexandria. Mussolini had given explicit orders: The Italians must arrive first!"
Style: exciting, rough, serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, desert, soldier, tank, war, heroes, battles, danger, infantrymen, escapades, against humanity, tough heroes, battle zone, army, fog, mannequin, fire, self sacrifice, map, sahara, british army, escape, military officer, british soldier, world war two ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: africa, north africa, germany

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Most similar movies to The Battle of El Alamein

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about war, military, soldier, battles, heroes, world war two and danger mostly in War, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Battle of El Alamein: Commandos (1968), Eagles Over London (1969), Dirty Heroes (1967), Ardennes Fury (2014), Texas '46 (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Commandos (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Sgt. Sullivan puts together a group of Italian-Americans into disguise as Italian soldiers in order to infiltrate a North African camp held by the Italians. After the soldiers have knifed the Italians in their beds, they find a hooker living at the ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military base, undercover, adventure, working undercover, heroic mission, escapades, war, rivalry, military, danger, battles ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Eagles Over London (1969)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The British High Command finds itself in the thick of a huge dilemma when it is realized that they have long been infiltrated by spies from a German intelligence group. This all happens during the preliminary stages of the Battle of Britain.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evacuation, war, army investigation, chases and races, law enforcement, heroes, escapades, aerial combats, superior officer, undercover, danger, espionage ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1940
Place: london, england, britain, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 4.9
 154
Dirty Heroes (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Set near the end of World War II in the Netherlands, Dirty Heroes concerns a group of ex-convicts recruited into the U.S. Army to recover Dutch jewels originally stolen by the Nazis as well as confiscated Allied plans
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, confined, war, adventure, chases and races, escapades, danger, soldier, military, rivalry, battles, robbery ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe, holland, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 2.2
 778
Ardennes Fury (2014)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: As the Battle of the Bulge rages on, an American tank unit gets trapped behind Nazi lines. With just hours before the bombs of Operation Ardennes Fury fall, the tank's commander makes the risky decision to rescue an orphanage.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tank, heroic mission, daring rescue, war, battle zone, battles, tough heroes, danger, soldier, military, heroes, nun ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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 6.3
 186
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: exciting, captivating, rough, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: fascism, war, genocide, prison, power relations, battles, isolation, danger, military, soldier, holocaust, confined ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
1944: The Final Defence (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Soviet army breaks through the Finnish defences on the Karelian Isthmus in June 1944, advancing with overwhelming force. Somehow, the Finnish troops must find the strength to fight back, with all odds against them. The Battle of Tali-Ihantala ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, bleak, serious, captivating ...
Plot: soldier, heroes, battles, wartime life, war, infantrymen, rivalry, military, against the odds, battlefield, attack, tank ...
Time: 40s, year 1944
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
A Taste of Hell (1973)
Genre: Action, War, Drama
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the Philippines during WW II, two U.S. Army officers are caught and shot by a Japanese officer. One survives and soon joins with a guerrilla troop to battle the enemy... and get revenge.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, bleak, exciting ...
Plot: soldier, vengeance, battles, adventure, confined, escapades, war, military, rivalry, heroes, against the odds, danger ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: the philippines, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.2
 2K
The Star (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The film is based on the eponymous book by Emmanuil Kazakevich. In the summer of 1944 the Nazi Armies prepare a massive Tank Division named 'Viking" for the offensive on occupied Russian land. The Russian Army's special group of seven ...
Style: exciting, captivating, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: military, d day, soldier, fall in love, war, escapades, adventure, heroes, battles, danger, army life, reconnaissance ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Taxi for Tobruk (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During World War II, French Commandos join forces with a German officer in order to survive the African desert.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: friendship, desert, unlikely partners, battles, adventure, escapades, danger, soldier, military, hostages, war, confined ...
Time: 40s, year 1942
Place: libya, africa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Fortress of War (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Belarus, Russia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A war drama set during the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, in which Russian troops held on to a border stronghold for nine days. The film shows the heroic defense of Brest Fortress, which has taken upon the first stroke of German ...
Style: serious, epic, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, battles, invasion, german, soldier, heroic mission, heroes, resistance, world war two, infantrymen, siege, survival ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Pathfinders: In the Company of Strangers (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Untold and lost history. A true story of the American Pathfinders, the volunteer paratroopers whose deadly mission was to land 30 minutes before the Normandy invasion, locate and mark strategic "drop zones" and set up the top-secret ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, military base, war, hapless soldier, battle zone, chases and races, heroic mission, military life, soldier, military, friends, battles ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: europe, germany, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.6
 376K
Fury (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, China, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Last months of World War II in April 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theater, a battle-hardened U.S. Army sergeant in the 2nd Armored Division named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank called "Fury" and its five-man ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, tense, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, war, nazi germany, heroism, battles, heroic mission, battle zone, rivalry, confined, danger, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1945
Place: europe, germany, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.2
 859
The Fallen (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, Germany, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: THE FALLEN is a three-sided story about German, Italian, and American soldiers, set in Northern Italy during the final weeks of the World War II. On the one side, a group of American supply soldiers delivers ammunition to the front line, a journey ...
Style: realistic, captivating, bleak, serious, rough
Plot: soldier, holocaust, heroes, basic training, political unrest, military life, leadership, battles, military, wartime life, war, escapades ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Misfit Brigade (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, Denmark
Duration: 100 min.
Story: War story of the 27th Panzers, Hitler's heavy-duty combat regiment composed of prisoners.
Style: realistic, captivating, exciting, bleak, serious ...
Plot: soldier, anti war, against humanity, adventure, escapades, military, battles, prison, prison life, rebellion, danger, heroes ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, mine, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.1
 2K
Memorial Day (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Memorial Day, 1993. When 13-year-old Kyle Vogel discovers the World War II footlocker belonging to his grandfather, Bud, everyone tells Kyle to put it back. Luckily, he ignores them. Although Bud has never talked about the war, he finds himself ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, sincere, exciting
Plot: soldier, battle zone, war, infantrymen, battles, family relations, military life, military, iraq war, national guard, farmhouse, world war two ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 40s, contemporary, 90s ...
Place: germany, iraq, minnesota, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Biggest Battle (1978)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany, Yugoslavia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A story of how World War II affected the lives of a German family and an American family, both of whom had sons and fathers fighting in the war.
Style: rough, serious, bleak, realistic, exciting
Plot: soldier, journalism, destiny, adventure, heroic mission, wartime life, contests and competitions, war, computers and web, against the odds, danger, military ...
Time: 1940s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Mission of the Shark: The Saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: True story of the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, its crew's struggle to survive the sharks and exposure, and the captain's scape-goat court-martial.
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, bleak, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courtroom drama, military, military life, heroes, injustice, danger, survival, ocean or sea, battles, dangerous animal, army investigation, escapades ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Lost Battalion (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Fact-based war drama about an American battalion of over 500 men which gets trapped behind enemy lines in the Argonne Forest in October 1918 France during the closing weeks of World War I. Based on a true story, The Lost Battalion is set in 1918 ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, leadership, heroes, danger, battles, military, soldier, heroic mission, escapades, battle zone, military life, survival ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Saints and Soldiers: The Void (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Germany, May 1945, deep in the Harz Mountains a U.S. tank crew discovers a platoon of Germans preparing to ambush U.S. supply trucks.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: military, soldier, racism, military life, heroic mission, save the day, hopes, battle zone, war, battles, danger, society ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1944
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.1
 18K
9th Company (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Finland, Russia, Ukraine
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The picture opens in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, in late 1988, when military trainees Petrovsky, Ryaba, Chugun, Stas, Pinochet, Lyutev and Vorobyev are whipped into shape at a training camp by the brutal, sadistic commander, Warrant Officer Dygalo - prior ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, dramatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, officers and cadets, battles, war, wartime life, basic training, military life, friendship, boot camp, death, last stand ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: afghanistan, soviet union, russia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
When Trumpets Fade (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In WWII Western Germany, Private David Manning reluctantly leaves behind a mortally wounded fellow soldier and searches for survivors from his platoon, only to learn from commanding officer Captain Pritchett that they have all been killed in action. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: military life, heroic mission, military, survival, danger, anti war, battles, battle zone, siblings relations, wartime life, nazi germany, u.s. army ...
Time: year 1944
Place: europe, germany, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.4
 2K
Tobruk (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In September 1942, the German Afrika Korps under Rommel have successfully pushed the Allies back into Egypt. A counter-attack is planned, for which the fuel dumps at Tobruk are a critical impediment. In order to aid the attack, a group of British ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, rescue, desert, leadership, military life, heroes, military, survival, landing, undercover, battles, danger ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1942
Place: africa, libya, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Saints and Soldiers: Airborne Creed (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of American GIs work their way through war-torn France during the final days of the Second World War.
Style: tense, exciting, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, heroes, heroic mission, war, daring rescue, battles, danger, american soldier, friendship, blood, world war two ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1944
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Company of Heroes (2013)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: American soldiers lost behind enemy lines during the WWII make a horrific discovery: Hitler has a super bomb in development. Against all odds, they set out to find the scientist in charge of the program who is looking to defect.
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: wartime life, heroic mission, war, save the day, battle zone, escapades, soldier, military, heroes, battles, race against time, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Bridge at Remagen (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In March of 1945, as the War in Europe is coming to a close, fighting erupts between German and American troops at the last remaining bridgehead across the Rhine.
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: soldier, military, bridge, explosion, battles, war, survival, anti war, against the odds, danger, military life, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Front Line (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 133 min.
Story: In 1951 ceasefire is declared, but two remaining armies fought their final battle on the front line Towards the end of the Korean War, a South Korean battalion is fiercely battling over a hill on the front line border against the North in order to ...
Style: captivating, exciting, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: war, battle, battles, military, soldier, life is a bitch, wartime life, battle zone, friendship, sergeant, friends, superior officer ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: asia, korea, north korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Last Escape (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During World War II, American officer Capt. Lee Mitchell (Stuart Whitman) and a British military unit boldly infiltrate German-occupied enemy territory and attempt to kidnap brilliant Nazi scientist Dr. Von Heinken (Pinkas Braun) and bring him back ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: escapades, war, confined, military, soldier, heroes, battles, danger, kidnapping, machine gun, pursuit, captive ...
Time: 20th century
Place: germany, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.2
 462
Submarine X-1 (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After losing a submarine and fifty crew in a battle with a German ship during WWII, a Royal Navy officer gets a second chance in a daring raid with midget subs.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting
Plot: submarine, soldier, war, heroic mission, officers and cadets, escapades, leadership, heroes, military life, power relations, battles, ocean or sea ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: seaport, battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Raid on Rommel (1971)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Captain Foster plans on raiding German-occupied Tobruk with hand- picked commandos, but a mixup leaves him with a medical unit led by a Quaker conscientious objector. Despite all odds they succeed with their mission. On the way they pick up and drug ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, espionage, daring rescue, heroic mission, wartime life, adventure, hostages, escapades, working undercover, confined, war, captivity ...
Time: year 1943
Place: africa, libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Warriors Five (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy, France, Yugoslavia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: World War II Italy...1943. After parachuting behind enemy lines on an espionage mission, an American soldier is imprisoned by the enemy. He escapes with four Italian prisoners, enlisting their aid in exploding a bridge.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, soldier, prison, paratrooper, adventure, prostitute, danger, heroes, espionage, escapades, against humanity, chaos and mayhem ...
Place: italy, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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