Movies like The Last Time I Saw Archie

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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: world war two, military, air force, soldier, military life, war, heroes, friends, battles, gays and lesbians, showbiz, down on your luck, filmmaking, hidden identity, wartime life, buddies, basic training, hotshot hero, officers and cadets, cons and scams, power relations, business, army, boss, male female relationship ...
Time: 60s
Place: france

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Most similar movies to The Last Time I Saw Archie

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and exciting films with plots about military, soldier, war, military life, world war two, heroes and battles 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), The Pigeon That Took Rome (1962), The Elusive Corporal (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
McHale's Navy (1962)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous, tense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: world war two, military, pow, navy, u.s. navy, contests and competitions, ship, siblings relations, cons and scams, military life, courtroom drama, battles ...
Time: 60s, year 1942, 1940s
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, humorous, witty
Plot: world war two, lgbtq, military, gay, female impersonator, bittersweet, power relations, battles, heroes, war, performer's life, soldier ...
Place: singapore, asia, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, dentist, military, adventurer, goofy hero, military life, heroic mission, officers and cadets, army investigation, escapades, battles ...
Time: 1940s
Place: france, europe, england, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: captivating, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: world war two, pigeon, us military, battles, pregnancy, wartime life, holocaust, genocide, friendship, fall in love, heroes, war ...
Time: year 1944
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, contemplative
Plot: world war two, dentist, military, soldier, survival, prison, escape, prison life, partners, buddies, nothing goes right, human spirit ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Sadsacks Go to War (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 90 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, realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: soldier, farm, prank, officers and cadets, world war two, military life, underdog, ambition, war, adventure, fugitives, buddies ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france
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42%
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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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting, retro
Plot: world war two, sergeant, disguise, undercover, espionage, unsupportive spouse, criminal heroes, military, dishonesty, state affairs, head of state, war ...
Time: year 1944
Place: europe, england, germany, london, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, homoerotic ...
Plot: world war two, love, sea, military life, military, island, u.s. navy, sailor, ocean, ship, rebelliousness, officers and cadets ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, foreign legion, military, polish, military life, soldier, war, mistaken identity, coincidence, disorder, hapless soldier, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century
Place: poland, africa, europe, italy, england
⇓ 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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: world war two, village, soldier, surrender, against the odds, anti war, village life, culture clash, human nature, military life, wartime life, officers and cadets ...
Time: year 1943
Place: italy, sicily, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Which Way to the Front? (1970)
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: exciting, realistic, not serious, humorous, cult film
Plot: world war two, farce, military, disorder, soldier, obsessive quest, goofy hero, heroes, war, escapades, misfit, fish out of water ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Roses of the Desert (2006)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A sanitary battalion of Italian Army is sent to Sorman oasis in Lybia during the Africa campaign in 1940. Soon an Italian missionary, living nearby, succeed to transform the occupation by Italian Army in a kind of humanitarian mission. In fact all ...
Style: thought provoking, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: world war two, friendship, desert, war, state affairs, military, muslim, bedouin, italian soldier, society, soldier, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: africa, libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: parody, not serious, realistic, biting, humorous ...
Plot: world war two, military, french foreign legion, battles, military life, desert, heroes, soldier, war, escapades, goofy hero, disorder ...
Time: year 1942
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: semi serious, realistic, disturbing, humorous, satirical ...
Plot: soldier, state affairs, undercover, military life, power relations, infantrymen, army investigation, government agency, workplace intrigue, tank, government, cold war ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 70s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Vultures (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: April 5, 1943: a battalion of the Foreign Legion arrives in El Ksour, Tunisia, to escort a fortune in gold bars to the home front. A German ambush awaits, and all but four die. Thanks to the street smarts of Sergeant Augagneur, the Legionnaires ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, suspense ...
Plot: foreign legion, world war two, war, military life, adventure, dishonesty, heroic mission, heist, cons and scams, couple relations, anti war, military ...
Time: 20th century, year 1943
Place: tunisia
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32%
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Tobruk (2008)
Genre: History, War
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: It is the story of Jiri and Jan, two Czech soldiers, battling alongside the allied forces against the Germans, during World War II in Tobruk, Libya. Jiri Pospichal, eighteen years old, signs up as a volunteer in the Czechoslovak army. His naive ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic
Plot: world war two, desert, soldier, survival, military, war, battles, army, wartime life, military life, anti war, officers and cadets ...
Time: year 1942, 19th century, 20th century
Place: czech republic, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: military base, army, soldier, military life, rebelliousness, basic training, boot camp, daydreamer, friends, military, misfit, prank ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: german democratic republic, germany, east germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Too Young the Hero (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: WWII drama.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, youth, u.s. navy, coming of age, prison, military life, basic training, innocence lost, military base, battleship, power relations, battles ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Secret War of Harry Frigg (1968)
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: realistic, semi serious, exciting, feel good, humorous
Plot: world war two, escape, countess, heist, prison escape, daring rescue, adventure, hidden identity, dishonesty, heroes, escapades, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1943
Place: italy, london, tunisia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, suspense, biting ...
Plot: mistaken identity, military life, military base, hapless soldier, disorder, uncover truth, military, dishonesty, dark humor, isolation, vietnam war, anti war ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: suspense, exciting, realistic, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: aviation, fighter jet, battles, friendship, military, soldier, graphic violence, friends, power relations, quibbling, strong sexual content, showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous
Plot: soldier, high school student, us military, american soldier, screwball, friends, military, buddies, love and romance, cons and scams, love triangle, verbal byplay ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Dad's Army (2016)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A cinema remake of the classic sitcom Dad's Army (1968). The Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard platoon deal with a visiting female journalist and a German spy as World War II draws to its conclusion.
Style: not serious, humorous, funny, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: world war two, disorder, farce, goofy hero, misfit, soldier, military, social relations, military life, friendship, wartime, female spy ...
Time: 1940s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Lucky Ones (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story revolves around three soldiers — Colee, T.K. and Cheaver — who return from the Iraq War after suffering injuries and learn that life has moved on without them. They end up on an unexpected road trip across the U.S.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: road trip, soldier, friendship, homecoming, life is a bitch, loss of friend, americana, wartime life, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, new york, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Private Popsicle (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, West Germany
Duration: 100 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: sexy, sex comedy, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: military life, nudity (full frontal - brief), teenager, military service, silly humor, sexual content, military, young lovers, love and romance, coming of age, soldier, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Castle Keep (1969)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: During the Battle of the Bulge, an anachronistic count shelters a ragtag squad of Americans in his isolated castle hoping they will defend it against the advancing Germans.
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, tense, serious ...
Plot: world war two, castle, military, battles, fall in love, heroic mission, soldier, village, war, tank, german army, belgian ...
Time: 1940s, 10th century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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South Pacific (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: During World War II in the South Pacific love is found between a young nurse, Nellie Forbush (Glenn Close) and an older French plantation owner, Emile de Becque (Rade Serbedzija). The war is tearing them apart.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, feel good, semi serious
Plot: world war two, couples, couple relations, fall in love, unfulfilled love, island, military life, wartime life, love and romance, romance, battle of the sexes, father daughter relationship ...
Place: polynesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Honey Sweet Love... (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A British commander falls in love with a local Sicilian girl during World War II.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: village life, fall in love, village, battles, war, romance, soldier, military, love and romance, bittersweet, sicilian, italian woman ...
Place: sicily, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: vietnam war, war, football, friendship, military, army, soccer, anti war, officers and cadets, rebelliousness, innocence lost, military life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Hannibal Brooks (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, War
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: exciting, humorous, realistic, semi serious, buddy comedy ...
Plot: world war two, elephant, railway, escape, soldier, satire, animal life, battles, holocaust, genocide, captivity, wartime life ...
Place: germany, europe, swiss alps, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%