Movies like Hannibal Brooks

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Hannibal Brooks (1969)
 6.6
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Hannibal Brooks (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Adventure, War, Action
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 with Lucy. They escape and go on the run in order to get to Switzerland.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, cult film, buddy comedy
Plot: world war two, soldier, escape, zoo, elephant, war, prison, adventure, holocaust, military, heroes, confined, battles, betrayal, genocide, captivity, anti hero, fugitives, anti war, danger, chases and races, animal life, wartime life, escapades, against humanity ...
Place: switzerland, germany, europe, swiss alps

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Most similar movies to Hannibal Brooks

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, exciting, serious and suspenseful films with plots about military, war, soldier, heroes, world war two, escapades and danger mostly in War, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Hannibal Brooks: Escape to Athena (1979), Von Ryan's Express (1965), The Ascent (1994), The Inglorious Bastards (1978), The Misfit Brigade (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Escape to Athena (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: During the World War II, the prisoners of a German camp in a greek island are trying to escape. They don't want only their freedom, but they also seek for an ineffable treasure hidden in a monastery at the top of the island's mountain.
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, world war two, island, adventure, chase, archaeologist, soldier, daring rescue, war, danger, survival, military ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: greece, europe, balkan
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Von Ryan's Express (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Von Ryan's Express stars Frank Sinatra as a POW colonel who leads a daring escape from Nazi Germany by taking over a freight train, but he has to win over the British soldiers he finds himself commanding.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: world war two, train, escape, prison, pow, behind enemy lines, war, adventure, chases and races, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: switzerland, italy, germany, europe, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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The Ascent (1994)
Genre: Adventure, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The real-life adventure of a dashing Italian soldier who escapes a British prisoner-of-war camp because he dreams of climbing 17,000-foot Mt. Kenya and planting the Italian flag at the summit. The obsessive British camp commander pursues him, and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: world war two, on the run, escapades, danger, soldier, obsessive quest, chase, against humanity, chases and races, heroes, rivalry, confined ...
Time: 20th century
Place: kenya, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Don't Look Now... We're Being Shot At! (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: France, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: During World War II, two French civilians and a downed English Bomber Crew set out from Paris to cross the demarcation line between Nazi-occupied Northern France and the South. From there they will be able to escape to England. First, they must ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, cult film ...
Plot: world war two, adventure, soldier, nazi occupation, war, rescue, danger, french resistance, farce, anti war, cult, goofy hero ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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The Inglorious Bastards (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Set in Europe during WWII, a group of American soldiers on their way to military prison are beset upon by a German artillery attack, escaping with Switzerland in their sights. Before making it any farther, they volunteer to steal a V2 warhead for ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, semi serious, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, world war two, battles, gunfight, explosion, war, survival, partners, adventure, cult, behind enemy lines, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 70s
Place: germany, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Misfit Brigade (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, Denmark, Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: War story of the 27th Panzers, Hitler's heavy-duty combat regiment composed of prisoners.
Style: rough, bleak, captivating, exciting, serious ...
Plot: soldier, anti war, battles, world war two, nazism, prison, battle zone, prison life, escapades, against humanity, heroes, confined ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: germany, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Dirty Dozen: Next Mission (1985)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Major Reisman is "volunteered" to lead another mission using convicted army soldiers, sentenced to either death or long prison terms. This time their mission is to kill a Nazi general who plans to assassinate Hitler.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, soldier, assassination, convict, army, military life, heroic mission, confined, danger, escapades, heroes, military ...
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, battles, military, explosion, war, wartime life, anti war, escapades, survival, heroic mission, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: exciting, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, escape, villa, heroes, soldier, escapades, confined, war, dishonesty, hidden identity, military, anti heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: italy, tunisia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 ⇓
53%
The Last Drop (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, War
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Different factions in WWII-era Holland race to find a stash of Nazi gold.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, gold, battles, adventure, military life, heroic mission, espionage, against humanity, danger, military, confined, survival ...
Place: holland, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: realistic, exciting, bleak, captivating, serious ...
Plot: world war two, battles, military, danger, soldier, heroes, confined, escapades, war, kidnapping, infiltration, nazi ...
Time: 20th century
Place: germany, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 ⇓
47%
Little Big Soldier (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story of a farmer forced into conscription, who has been looking to get out of the army ever since. His great chance arrives when he stumbles upon a wounded general from an enemy state, and he kidnaps him, intending to claim credit for the ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, dark hero, soldier, escape, pow, adventure, rivalry, survival, prince, horse, heroes, anti war ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 ⇓
46%
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: serious, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: save the day, danger, wartime life, military, world war two, obsessive quest, soldier, heroic mission, super weapon, race against time, against the odds, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: exciting, serious, captivating, psychological, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, military, soldier, heroic mission, daring rescue, battles, danger, heroes, tank, platoon, war, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: germany, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Dirty Dozen (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: 12 American military prisoners in World War II are ordered to infiltrate a well-guarded enemy château and kill the Nazi officers vacationing there. The soldiers, most of whom are facing death sentences for a variety of violent crimes, agree to the ...
Style: exciting, serious, intense, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: behind enemy lines, world war two, soldier, military, squad, military base, mission, machismo, suicide mission, danger, against the odds, d day ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: europe, france, brittany, london, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Kelly's Heroes (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A misfit group of World War II American soldiers goes AWOL to rob a bank behind German lines.
Style: semi serious, cynical, suspense, entertaining, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, world war two, gold, behind enemy lines, military, war, german, escapades, soldier, cons and scams, danger, bank ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: USA, Yugoslavia, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A renegade team of World War II soldiers. This time, one of the 12 is a woman and, with a Nazi spy within their midst, they're up against German wartime geniuses out to establish a Fourth Reich.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, adventure, good versus evil, danger, war, against the odds, heroic mission, military, heroes, ss, world war two, suicide mission ...
Place: denmark, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 ⇓
42%
Miracle of the White Stallions (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In WWII Austria, Col. Alois Podhajsky must protect his beloved Lipizzaner stallions and make sure that they are surrendered into the right hands. But Patton's something of a horse fancier and can help...if he sees the stallions perform.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, sincere
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: world war two, war, military, escapades, heroes, soldier, danger, adventure, against humanity, life is a bitch, hopes, animal life ...
Time: year 1945
Place: austria, europe, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.2
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The Tour (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Slovenia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Year 1993, the bleakest time of war in Bosnia and Herzegovina. A group of actors from Belgrade, utterly unaware of what they're setting themselves up for, embark on a search for quick earnings - on a "tour" around the Serbian Krajina. ...
Style: bleak, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, humorous ...
Plot: anti war, military, political unrest, war, actor's life, danger, disorder, adventure, state affairs, nationalism, graphic violence, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, bosnia, bosnia herzegovina, former yugoslavia, serbia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 6.4
 718
The 7th Dawn (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Political and personal intrigues surround a group of characters in Malaya, after the close of the Second World War.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: world war two, battles, adventure, daring rescue, politics, buddies, danger, anti war, wartime life, jungle, terrorism, friendship ...
Place: asia, malaysia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 641
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 ⇓
39%
Farewell to the King (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An American soldier who escapes the execution of his comrades by Japanese soldiers in Borneo during WWII becomes the leader of a personal empire among the headhunters in this war story told in the style of Joseph Conrad and Rudyard Kipling. The ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, epic, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: jungle, world war two, soldier, military, battles, deserter, war, adventure, survival, betrayal, vengeance, island ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: japan, asia, indonesia, usa, manila philippines ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The War Lover (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Buzz Rickson is a dare-devil World War II bomber pilot with a death wish. Failing at everything not involving flying, Rickson lives for the most dangerous missions. His crew lives with this aspect of his personality only because they know he always ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: bomber, danger, battles, world war two, military life, wartime life, love triangle, introspection, survival, human nature, soldier, military ...
Place: england, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Devil's Brigade (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: 1968 American war film about the formation and first mission of the joint Canadian-American WWII special forces winter and mountain unit formally called 1st Special Service Force, but commonly known as “The Devil’s Brigade”. The film ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, commando, battles, heroes, war, military, military life, anti war, basic training, wartime life, espionage, escapades ...
Time: 1940s
Place: italy, canada, europe, norway, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 2K
Triple Cross (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, France, West Germany
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A safecracker turns double agent during WWII.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, military, espionage, world war two, prison, safecracker, double agent, betrayal, escapades, heroes, soldier, state affairs ...
Time: 1940s
Place: england, germany, europe, paris france, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 ⇓
36%