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The Last Time I Saw Archie (1961)
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The Last Time I Saw Archie (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two Air Force friends have fun during their enlistment.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: military, soldier, military life, air force, war, heroes, friends, battles, officers and cadets, hotshot hero, filmmaking, buddies, wartime life, gays and lesbians, hidden identity, showbiz, basic training, cons and scams, down on your luck, power relations, business, army, male female relationship, boss, military base ...
Time: 60s
Place: france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and suspense films with plots about military, military life, soldier, war, heroes, power relations and world war two mostly in Comedy, War and Drama genres. Some movies like The Last Time I Saw Archie: McHale's Navy (1962), Privates on Parade (1983), Two Men Went to War (2002), A Man Called Sarge (1990), The Pigeon That Took Rome (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sitcom, tense ...
Plot: military, world war two, navy, pow, contests and competitions, battles, military life, cons and scams, courtroom drama, siblings relations, ship, war ...
Time: 60s, 1940s, year 1942
Place: europe, italy
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100%
Privates on Parade (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: It is 1947, the year of the communist rebellion in Malaya and the British army's SADUSEA (Song And Dance Unit South East Asia) are called to the Malayan Jungle to entertain the troops. The eccentric, bible-bashing Major Giles Flack (John ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous
Plot: military, bittersweet, battles, power relations, officers and cadets, anti war, gender bending, world war two, soldier, heroes, gender, performer's life ...
Place: singapore, asia, southeast asia
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63%
Two Men Went to War (2002)
Genre: Comedy, War, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Comedy drama based on the true story of two British Army dentists who in 1942, eager to see action, go AWOL and invade occupied France on their own.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, offbeat, realistic
Plot: soldier, dentist, military, goofy hero, adventurer, heroic mission, military life, officers and cadets, battles, army investigation, danger, escapades ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: france, europe, england, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: not serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous, biting ...
Plot: parody, world war two, battles, desert, military, heroes, escapades, war, soldier, goofy hero, military life, disorder ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Pigeon That Took Rome (1962)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An American Infantry officer assigned to a cloak-and-dagger role in Rome uses homing pigeons for outside contact, with humorous results.
Style: semi serious, realistic, captivating, humorous
Plot: world war two, anti heroes, holocaust, pregnancy, friendship, genocide, fall in love, wartime life, battles, heroes, espionage, anti hero ...
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
 758
Into the Sun (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Paul Watkins (Michael Paré) is an American pilot stationed in the Middle East, who is taken away from his normal duties of protecting the skies to show an actor everything he needs to know about being a pilot in the Air Force. The actor, Tom Slade ...
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, friendship, military, soldier, odd couple, save the day, hotshot hero, escapades, chases and races, partners, adventure, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
In the Army Now (1994)
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, idiotic, intense, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friendship, u.s. army, war, desert, boot camp, fish out of water, military, save the day, stoners, military life, against the odds, goofy hero ...
Place: middle east, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, realistic, humorous, exciting
Plot: sergeant, estrangement, dishonesty, unsupportive spouse, war, hidden identity, undercover, state affairs, disorder, airplane, battles, friendship ...
Time: year 1944
Place: england, germany, europe, london, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Elusive Corporal (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story serves as a companion piece to Renoir's 1937 film, Grand Illusion, once more bringing together men from across the broad social spectrum of French society to depict one man's Sisyphean efforts to escape captivity in a German POW ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: world war two, hopes, confined, society, war, wartime life, human spirit, military life, partners, social differences, down on your luck, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Ensign Pulver (1964)
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: realistic, semi serious, offbeat, humorous, witty ...
Plot: world war two, military life, military, rebelliousness, power relations, ocean or sea, heroes, save the day, escapades, war, ship, officers and cadets ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Soldier in the Rain (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sentemental military comedy revolves around two contemporary army buddies, Master Sergeant Maxwell Slaughter (Jackie Gleason), a smooth operator, who supply Sergeant Eustis Clay (Steve McQueen) idolizes and hopes will join him as a civilian in a ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Plot: soldier, u.s. army, buddies, friends, screwball, verbal byplay, military life, love triangle, cons and scams, military, love and romance, american soldier ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Pentagon Wars (1998)
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, disturbing, clever ...
Plot: u.s. army, gulf war, vietnam war, soldier, military, military life, undercover, danger, state affairs, workplace intrigue, infantrymen, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s, 80s, 1990s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.7
 2K
NVA (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of young recruits doing their compulsory military service in the East German army 'NVA' prior to the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: military base, soldier, army, military life, rebelliousness, friends, boot camp, daydreamer, misfit, military, basic training, prank ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: german democratic republic, germany, europe, gdr, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? (1966)
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, surrender, village, soldier, unlikely partners, war, lifestyle, buddies, military, social relations, power relations, village life ...
Time: year 1943
Place: sicily, italy, europe, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.1
 2K
Guy X (2005)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Canada, Iceland, UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A black comedy set in 1979, about a soldier mistakenly posted to an Arctic military base.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, biting ...
Plot: mistaken identity, military life, dishonesty, military, disorder, hapless soldier, uncover truth, military base, isolation, rock, anti war, sexual content ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Your Mother Wears Combat Boots (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An overprotective single mother tries to stop her son joining the parachute unit by sending him to the college, fearful that he may end up his life like his father did. He secretly leaves the college and joins the army, but the mother finds out and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Plot: soldier, military, military life, parents and children, power relations, boots, american soldier, army life, u.s. army, uniform, helmet, barracks ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Boys in Company C (1978)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Disheartened by futile combat, appalled by the corruption of their South Vietnamese ally, and constantly endangered by the incompetence of their own company commander, the young men find a possible way out of the war. They are told that if they ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: basic training, vietnam war, friendship, military, hotshot hero, war, military life, anti war, innocence lost, officers and cadets, wartime life, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
How I Won the War (1967)
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: clever, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: anti war, world war two, battles, soldier, war, politics, working class, heroic mission, survival, desert, wartime life, basic training ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: africa, europe, egypt, middle east, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Americanization of Emily (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: During the build-up to D-Day in 1944, the British found their island hosting many thousands of American soldiers who were "oversexed, overpaid, and over here". That's Charlie Madison exactly; he knows all the angles to make life as ...
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, dark humor, humorous ...
Plot: anti war, world war two, military, d day, american in the uk, naval officer, mental illness, love affair, war, romance, battle of the sexes, love and romance ...
Place: london, france, england, europe, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Stripes (1981)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: John Winger, an indolent sad sack in his 30s, impulsively joins the U.S. Army after losing his job, his girlfriend and his apartment.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: u.s. army, boot camp, friendship, soldier, basic training, military life, disorder, military, sergeant, taxi driver, flirting, obstacle course ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: west germany, milan italy, italy, kentucky, czechoslovakia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Private Benjamin (1980)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A sheltered young high society woman joins the army on a whim and finds herself in a more difficult situation than she ever expected.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: soldier, basic training, fish out of water, military base, boot camp, starting over, female soldier, self discovery, military life, military, transformation, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: paris france, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, sitcom
Plot: military, military base, fish out of water, soldier, hapless soldier, marines, military life, cult, disorder, silly humor, misfit, goofy hero ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.0
 2K
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, sitcom
Plot: bomb, military, army, military life, commander, life risking, squad, british humour, soldier, verbal byplay, military base, sergeant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Operation Belvis Bash (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A rock and roll musician travels to Afghanistan to win the hearts and minds of its people.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, melancholic, sincere ...
Plot: military, farce, military life, fish out of water, terrorism, music, escapades, performer's life, musician's life, war, fall in love, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: afghanistan, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Sadsacks Go to War (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A Grand Slapstick comedy about four buddies serving in the army. Their long-suffering sergeant attempts to whip them into shape but the conflict spirals out of control.
Style: exciting, not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: soldier, officers and cadets, prank, chases and races, farm, friends, power relations, disorder, show tunes, farce, silly humor, rebelliousness ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
How I Unleashed World War II (1970)
Genre: Adventure, 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, realistic, humorous
Plot: world war two, military, disorder, hapless soldier, wartime life, military life, comedy of errors, silly humor, polish, soldier, anti heroes, war ...
Time: 20th century
Place: africa, poland, europe, england, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.8
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Best Defense (1984)
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, melancholic, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, engineer, espionage, danger, undercover, military, heroic mission, army investigation, save the day, secret agents, fighting the system, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
All the Queen's Men (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Germany, Austria, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A mismatched team of British Special Services agents led by an American must infiltrate, in disguise, a female-run Enigma factory in Berlin and bring back the decoding device that will end the war.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: world war two, espionage, heroic mission, military life, undercover, secret agents, against the rules, danger, rescue, government agency, military, transvestism ...
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Private Popsicle (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, West Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Three young Israeli men join the army, and it soon turns out that they're more interested in chasing skirts than following orders.
Style: sexual, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gender disguise, nudity (full frontal - brief), military life, couples, friends, disorder, power relations, coming of age, military, buddies, youth, young lovers ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Aloha (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A celebrated military contractor returns to the site of his greatest career triumphs and re-connects with a long-ago love while unexpectedly falling for the hard-charging Air Force watchdog assigned to him.
Style: feel good, realistic, clever, romantic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: military, love affair, soldier, satellite, communication, love interest, romance, storytelling, life philosophy, destiny, family, air force ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%