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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: rough, serious, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, desert, soldier, heroes, battle zone, war, battles, tough heroes, against humanity, danger, escapades, infantrymen, fire, dust, fog, landmine, heat, army, sahara, dead soldier, italian soldier, italian army, british army, trench warfare, mannequin ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: africa, north africa, germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about military, war, soldier, battles, heroes, danger and world war two mostly in War, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Battle of El Alamein: Commandos (1968), Dirty Heroes (1967), Eagles Over London (1969), The Star (2002), A Taste of Hell (1973). 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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military base, war, heroic mission, working undercover, adventure, escapades, military, battles, danger, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.0
 145
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, soldier, danger, military, adventure, vengeance, battles, chases and races, confined, escapades, rivalry, nazi ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, holland, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evacuation, war, espionage, danger, military, soldier, army investigation, chases and races, escapades, heroes, law enforcement, undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1940
Place: england, london, britain, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 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: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: d day, military, soldier, war, escapades, heroes, adventure, battles, fall in love, danger, translator, anti war ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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, epic, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, heroic mission, paratrooper, d day, battle zone, war, military life, military base, battles, danger, heroes, military ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, germany, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: soldier, battles, military, adventure, vengeance, war, against the odds, confined, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: japan, the philippines
⇓ 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: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, soldier, leadership, battles, battle zone, danger, military, survival, heroic mission, military life, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, dramatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, battles, officers and cadets, war, basic training, friendship, military life, death, wartime life, boot camp, killed in action ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: afghanistan, soviet union, russia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: battles, infantrymen, military, soldier, german, invasion, war, nazi germany, battle zone, officers and cadets, heroic mission, military life ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1941
Place: russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: soldier, anti war, battle zone, prison life, prison, war, battles, danger, heroes, adventure, military, against humanity ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, soviet union, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: desert, friendship, war, hostages, soldier, unlikely partners, adventure, battles, escapades, military, confined, danger ...
Time: 40s, year 1942
Place: libya, africa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.6
 364K
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, serious, realistic, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, war, military, battles, tank, nazi germany, heroism, heroes, gory, bravery, against the odds, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1945
Place: europe, germany, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.8
 15K
Midway (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: This war drama depicts the U.S. and Japanese forces in the naval Battle of Midway, which became a turning point for Americans during World War II.
Style: epic, realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: naval battle, u.s. navy, war, heroic mission, battles, soldier, danger, heroes, military, underdog, military life, against the odds ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942
Place: japan, tokyo, germany, hawaii, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: rough, serious, realistic, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: soldier, against the odds, wartime life, war, battles, heroes, military, rivalry, infantrymen, russian soldier, bombing, world war two ...
Time: 40s, year 1944
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, war, daring rescue, danger, military, heroic mission, battles, heroes, corpse, machine gun, battle, rifle ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, desert, rescue, war, espionage, heroic mission, adventure, battles, against the odds, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 40s, year 1942, 1940s
Place: africa, libya, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 2.2
 762
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, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tank, soldier, war, daring rescue, heroic mission, battle zone, battles, danger, heroes, military, tough heroes, world war two ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: serious, exciting, realistic, bleak, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous animal, ocean or sea, survival, war, battles, escapades, adventure, heroes, military, army investigation, courtroom drama, military life ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, captivating
Plot: battles, war, battle, soldier, military life, battle zone, friends, military, army investigation, friendship, wartime life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: asia, korea, south korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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 ...
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Time: contemporary, 40s, 1940s, 90s, 20th century ...
Place: germany, iraq, minnesota, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.3
 431
Skeleton Coast (1988)
Genre: Action, History, War
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A retired Army colonel attempts to rescue his imprisoned son in this action packed thriller. To save his CIA operative son from terrorists, Col. Smith (Ernest Borgnine) and a group of mercenaries head to war-torn Angola's Skeleton Coast, where ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, kidnapping, hostages, daring rescue, tough heroes, adventure, crimes, danger, escapades, heroes, military, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.2
 854
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: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, captivating
Plot: soldier, leadership, war, survival, anti war, basic training, holocaust, military life, political unrest, battles, heroes, military ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, exciting
Plot: soldier, heroic mission, war, battle, military life, adventure, wartime life, battles, heroes, military, contests and competitions, journalism ...
Time: 1940s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: racism, war, soldier, battle zone, heroic mission, battles, against the odds, heroes, military, society, save the day, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: serious, exciting, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: paratrooper, soldier, prison, military, heroes, war, prostitute, battle zone, adventure, espionage, chaos and mayhem, against humanity ...
Place: germany, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Unknown Soldier (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 199 min.
Story: Second silver screen adaption of the Finnish war book by Väinö Linna. The story is based on Linna's experiences as an infantry man in the Finnish army during the so called "Continuation War" (1941-1944).
Style: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: war, battles, military, battle zone, soldier, danger, escapades, heroes, finnish, infantrymen, destiny, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: finland, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 4K
April 9th (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the early morning of April 9th 1940 the Danish army is alerted. The Germans have crossed the border; Denmark is at war against Europe's strongest army. In Southern Jutland Danish bicycle- and motorcycle companies are ordered out, to against ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, based on true events
Plot: war, soldier, military life, battles, battle zone, danger, military, rivalry, against the odds, world war two, surprise attack, nazi occupation ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1940
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: exciting, serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: military, war, soldier, kidnapping, battles, confined, danger, escapades, heroes, pursuit, machine gun, world war two ...
Time: 20th century
Place: germany, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating
Plot: soldier, war, battle zone, save the day, heroic mission, battles, against the odds, danger, heroes, military, obsessive quest, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Jarhead 2: Field of Fire (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Battle-scarred and disillusioned by the war, Corporal Chris Merrimette is put in charge of a unit whose next mission is to resupply a remote outpost on the edge of Taliban-controlled territory. While driving through the hostile Helmand province, a ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: taliban, military, soldier, anti war, battle zone, war, military life, tough heroes, danger, heroes, against the odds, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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