Movies like A Man Called Sarge

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A Man Called Sarge (1990)
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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, humorous, suspense, realistic, not serious, biting, offbeat
Plot: world war two, battles, war, heroes, military, desert, soldier, escapades, military life, disorder, goofy hero, prison, nazi, paratrooper, cemetery, gunfight, american soldier, music band, radio, double agent, battleship, camel, cavalry, man hits a woman, nazi officer ...
Time: year 1942
Place: africa

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Most similar movies to A Man Called Sarge

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and witty films with plots about military, war, soldier, military life, world war two, heroes and disorder mostly in War, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like A Man Called Sarge: McHale's Navy (1962), Which Way to the Front? (1970), The Secret War of Harry Frigg (1968), How I Won the War (1967), The Roses of the Desert (2006). 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: semi serious, sitcom, humorous, realistic, tense ...
Plot: military, pow, navy, world war two, contests and competitions, battles, siblings relations, courtroom drama, military life, cons and scams, ship, war ...
Time: 60s, year 1942, 1940s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: realistic, not serious, exciting, humorous
Plot: world war two, military, farce, disorder, soldier, obsessive quest, goofy hero, heroes, war, escapades, misfit, heroic mission ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: exciting, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: world war two, escape, countess, disorder, troublemaker, daring rescue, adventure, hidden identity, dishonesty, heroes, escapades, soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: italy, tunisia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, desert, wartime life, basic training, heroic mission, military life ...
Time: 1940s
Place: africa, middle east, europe, egypt, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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, desert, friendship, war, state affairs, military, muslim, society, soldier, escapades, friends, bedouin ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: africa, libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, military, foreign legion, soldier, war, polish, military life, heroes, nothing goes right, hapless soldier, disorder, silly humor ...
Time: 20th century
Place: africa, poland, europe, italy, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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, light, feel good, funny ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: world war two, misfit, disorder, farce, goofy hero, soldier, espionage, social relations, military life, military, friendship, humour ...
Time: 1940s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: soldier, world war two, dentist, military life, heroic mission, military, adventurer, goofy hero, officers and cadets, army investigation, escapades, battles ...
Time: 1940s
Place: europe, france, england, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A reporter in Iraq might just have the story of a lifetime when he meets Lyn Cassady, a guy who claims to be a former member of the U.S. Army's New Earth Army, a unit that employs paranormal powers in their missions.
Style: absurd, humorous, not serious, clever, light ...
Plot: farce, war, satire, military base, new age, military, escapades, military life, journalism, top secret, disorder, behind enemy lines ...
Time: year 2003, year 1973, year 1983
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: realistic, semi serious, captivating, humorous
Plot: world war two, battles, heroes, war, soldier, military, against humanity, espionage, wedding, pregnancy, holocaust, friendship ...
Time: year 1944
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.9
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Hogan's Heroes (1965)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Hogan's Heroes is an American television sitcom that ran for 168 episodes from September 17, 1965, to July 4, 1971, on the CBS network. The show was set in a German prisoner of war camp during World War II. Bob Crane starred as Colonel Robert ...
Style: sitcom, surreal, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, pow, military, tunnel, radio, espionage, prison life, prison, military life, wartime life, captivity, working undercover ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, homoerotic ...
Plot: world war two, military life, military, power relations, ocean, officers and cadets, ship, rebelliousness, escapades, war, heroes, save the day ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, intense, absurd, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friendship, boot camp, desert, fish out of water, u.s. army, military, save the day, war, stoners, goofy hero, military life, against the odds ...
Place: middle east, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: realistic, semi serious, exciting, humorous, buddy comedy ...
Plot: world war two, escape, soldier, elephant, zoo, confined, unlikely criminals, against humanity, adventure, escapades, war, heroes ...
Place: switzerland, europe, germany, swiss alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.6
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Kelly's Heroes (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: USA, Yugoslavia
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A misfit group of World War II American soldiers goes AWOL to rob a bank behind German lines.
Style: cynical, semi serious, suspense, entertaining, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, world war two, gold, behind enemy lines, military, war, german, escapades, soldier, cons and scams, hippie, robbery ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 70s
Place: france, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: exciting, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: world war two, sergeant, airplane, disorder, battles, estrangement, wartime life, kidnapping, friendship, military life, d day, undercover ...
Time: year 1944
Place: germany, europe, england, london, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, hapless soldier, disorder, uncover truth, military, dishonesty, military base, dark humor, isolation, conspiracy, sexual content ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Churchill: The Hollywood Years (2004)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A group of American executives making a film about World War II decide that since their lead is rather unglamorous, they will draft in an American G.I. to play the part of Winston Churchill. Their take on the war depicts a handsome Churchill falling ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, parody, absurd, feel good ...
Plot: fall in love, heroes, working undercover, head of state, secret agents, undercover, war, save the world, state affairs, battles, fictional biography, satire ...
Time: 1940s
Place: europe, england, london, buckingham palace
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, engineer, espionage, american soldier, undercover, military, heroic mission, fighting the system, heroes, save the day, secret agents, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, future
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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
Plot: world war two, village, soldier, surrender, anti war, against the odds, military life, human nature, culture clash, wartime life, officers and cadets, village life ...
Time: year 1943
Place: italy, sicily, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Red Rose of Normandy (2011)
Genre: War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Klaus Muller, a battle-hardened veteran, finds himself fighting for his life on the Russian front. Surrounded by overwhelming numbers of Russian tanks and planes, he and his men are doomed until famed German tank ace, Michael Wittmann, shows up in ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: soldier, heroes, military, family relations, battles, escapades, lovers on the run, d day, chase, world war two, lovers reunited, war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, psychotronic
Plot: military, soldier, military life, air force, hotshot hero, buddies, hidden identity, war, gays and lesbians, heroes, filmmaking, battles ...
Time: 60s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, biting ...
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, gulf war, cold war, u.s. army, military, state affairs, undercover, military life, army investigation, government agency, power relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 5.8
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1941 (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: It's been six days since the attack on Pearl Harbor. Panic grips California, supposedly the next target of the Japanese forces. Everywhere in California, people are suffering from war nerves. Chaos erupts all over the state. An Army Air Corps ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, satirical, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, submarine, soldier, military, heroic mission, goofy hero, war, nothing goes right, wartime life, comedy of errors, chaos and mayhem, satire ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: pearl harbor, los angeles, california, usa, santa monica california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.8
 73K
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: boot camp, friendship, basic training, soldier, u.s. army, military life, disorder, military, sergeant, obstacle course, flirting, taxi driver ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: czechoslovakia, kentucky, milan italy, italy, west germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Black and White in Color (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Côte d'Ivoire, France, West Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: French colonists in Africa, several months behind in the news, find themselves at war with their German neighbors. Deciding that they must do their proper duty and fight the Germans, they promptly conscript the local native population. Issuing them ...
Style: cynical, biting, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: world war one, soldier, military, satire, colonialism, dark humor, imperialism, battles, war, society, politics, state affairs ...
Time: 1910s, year 1914, year 1915
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.1
 3K
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: suspense, captivating, tense, exciting, surreal ...
Plot: castle, battles, military, world war two, heroic mission, village, fall in love, soldier, survival, village life, military life, couple relations ...
Time: 1940s
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
To Be or Not to Be (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A bad Polish actor is just trying to make a living when Poland is invaded by the Germans in World War II. His wife has the habit of entertaining young polish officers while he's on stage, which is also a source of depression to him. When one of ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, funny, light, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, farce, war, dark humor, disorder, satire, german occupation, daring rescue, theater, actor, gay, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 1930s, 50s
Place: poland, germany, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, realistic, semi serious, contemplative
Plot: world war two, military, survival, prison, dentist, soldier, escape, hopes, war, captivity, adventure, anti war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.7
 38K
Love and Death (1975)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: France, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set in 19th-century Russia, Allen is a cowardly serf drafted into the Napoleonic war, who would rather write poetry and obsess over his beautiful but pretentious cousin. Allen's cowardice serves him well when he hides in a cannon and is shot ...
Style: humorous, witty, parody, surreal, not serious ...
Plot: execution, duel, war, nothing goes right, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, comedy of errors, disorder, goofy hero, military, angel ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, 70s, 1930s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%