Movies like The Secret Invasion

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The Secret Invasion
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During World War II, convicts are recruited by the Allies for an extremely hazardous mission.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: soldier, daring rescue, war, heroic mission, adventure, prison escape, battles, danger, escapades, tunnel, prison, heroes, military, criminal heroes, german, ira, pardon, suicide mission, machine gun nest, commando raid, behind enemy lines, german soldier, bleeding to death, resistance, military officer ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, italy, cairo egypt
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The Great Escape
Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller, War
USA
172 min.
 8.2
Sharpe's Enemy
Action, Adventure, History, War
UK
90 min.
 8.0
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about war, military, soldier, heroes, danger, battles and world war two mostly in War, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Secret Invasion: Red Tails (2012), Band of Brothers (2001), Commandos (1968), Fortress of War (2010), Fortress (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Red Tails
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American pilots to fly in a combat squadron during World War II.
Style: serious, suspenseful, epic, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, military, airplane, german, soldier, military base, nazi, segregation, wartime, interracial relations, aviation, dialogue ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1944, year 1942
Place: europe, germany, italy, cuba, pentagon
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Band of Brothers
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 594 min.
Story: Drawn from interviews with survivors of Easy Company, as well as their journals and letters, Band of Brothers chronicles the experiences of these men from paratrooper training in Georgia through the end of the war. As an elite rifle company ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, epic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
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Saints and Soldiers: Airborne Creed
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, death, world war two, cigarette smoking, corpse ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: europe, france
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    User:   82%
 
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Commandos
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, war, military base, heroic mission, working undercover, adventure, escapades, military, battles, danger, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: africa
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    User:   76%
 
Fortress of War
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, exciting, epic, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: soldier, war, battles, battle zone, military, officers and cadets, heroic mission, military life, wartime life, heroes, invasion, nazi germany ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1941
Place: europe, russia
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Fortress
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the commander of the crew of a B-17 Flying Fortress bomber is killed in action in a raid over Sicily in 1943, his replacement, a young, naive pilot struggles to be accepted by the plane's already tight-knit Irish American crew.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: soldier, war, airplane, leadership, military life, battles, military, heroic mission, bomber, danger, heroes, pilot ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, sicily
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The Devil's Brigade
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: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
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Country: USA
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Story: A searing portrait of war and prejudice, 'Only the Brave' takes you on a haunting journey into the hearts and minds of the forgotten heroes of WWII - the Japanese-American 100th/442nd.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
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Time: 20th century, 40s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   91%
 
Force 10 from Navarone
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Mallory and Miller are back. The survivors of Navarone are sent on a mission along with a unit called Force 10, which is led by Colonel Barnsby. But Force 10 has a mission of their own which the boys know nothing about.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: adventure, betrayal, war, survival, nazi, chase, spy, wartime, nazis, german, heroic mission, espionage ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   86%
 
Operation Crossbow
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Allied agents infiltrate the Nazi rocket complex at Peenemunde in order to obtain their secrets and sabotage the plant.The film alternates between German developments of the V-1 missile and V-2 rocket (with a German cast speaking their own language) ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, espionage, war, undercover, heroic mission, rocket, german, danger, escapades, heroes, working undercover, military ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: england, germany, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   67%
 
Attack Force Z
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Australia, Taiwan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Tim Burstall directs then-up-and-comers Mel Gibson and Sam Neill in this action-packed Cannes Film Festival selection about the grim realities of World War II, a gritty drama based on actual events. Sent to rescue survivors from the site of a plane ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, soldier, island, adventure, daring rescue, war, espionage, race against time, rescue, anti war, mission, commando ...
Time: 60s, 1940s, year 1945
Place: usa, australia
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System:   67%
    User:   61%
 
Is Paris Burning?
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: The title is Adolf Hitler's question to his chief of staff Alfred Jodl on the eve of the liberation of Paris (August 25): the military governor of Paris, General Dietrich von Choltitz, had been ordered to destroy Paris rather than let it fall ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, brutal, emotional ...
Plot: war, military, rescue, gory, heroic mission, nazis, german, wartime life, revolution, nazi, idealism, distopia ...
Time: 40s, year 1944, 1940s
Place: france, europe, germany, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   69%
 
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Hornets' Nest
Genre: Drama, Action, War
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An American commando who's the sole survivor of a parachute jump into WWII-era Italy leads a group of children in a campaign of sabotage against the Nazis.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: battles, village, heroes, military, war, gang, countryside, adventure, gays and lesbians, soldier, orphan, kidnapping ...
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    User:   58%
 
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Fury
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: war, soldier, gory, battles, tank, military, nazi germany, battle zone, against the odds, heroism, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1945
Place: europe, germany, mine
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    User:   64%
 
Von Richthofen and Brown
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story of Manfred von Richtofen, the german air ace during the World War I and his struggle with the enemy aces and some jealous german officers.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
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Time: 20th century
Place: europe, germany, france
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System:   63%
    User:   58%
 
Mission of the Shark: The Saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis
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, adventure, escapades, heroes, military, army investigation, courtroom drama, military life ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   60%
 
The Great Escape
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: The Nazis, exasperated at the number of escapes from their prison camps by a relatively small number of Allied prisoners, relocates them to a high-security 'escape-proof' camp to sit out the remainder of the war. Undaunted, the prisoners ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, prison, motorcycle, chase, freedom, survival, camp, german, nazi, escape, soldier, prison escape ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, poland, switzerland, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   53%
 
The Bridge at Remagen
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, serious, rough, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: war, survival, soldier, military, german, wartime, nazi, courage, anti war, runaway, heroic mission, idealism ...
Time: 20th century
Place: germany, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   68%
 
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55 Days at Peking
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Diplomats, soldiers and other representatives of a dozen nations fend off the siege of the International Compound in Peking during the 1900 Boxer Rebellion. The disparate interests unite for survival despite competing factions, overwhelming odds, ...
Style: epic, serious, exciting, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: intrigue, siege, human spirit, culture clash, war, heroic mission, political unrest, royal family, revolution, adventure, battles, politics ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, turn of the century
Place: china, asia, england, france, europe ...
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System:   60%
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The Star
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: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: escapades, war, d day, heroes, military, soldier, adventure, battles, fall in love, danger, violence, gun ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: soviet union, russia
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System:   60%
    User:   49%
 
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Submarine X-1
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After losing a submarine and fifty crew in a battle with a German ship during WWII, a Royal Navy officer gets a second chance in a daring raid with midget subs.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: submarine, war, soldier, officers and cadets, ocean or sea, heroic mission, military life, battles, escapades, heroes, military, leadership ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: battleship, seaport
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System:   59%
    User:   57%
 
The Last Escape
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, world war two, russian, pursuit ...
Time: 20th century
Place: germany, soviet union
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System:   59%
    User:   55%
 
The Battle of 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 ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, military, war, battle zone, soldier, desert, battles, tough heroes, against humanity, danger, escapades, infantrymen ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: africa, north africa, germany
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System:   58%
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Age of Heroes
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The true story of the formation of Ian Fleming's 30 Commando unit, a precursor for the elite forces in the U.K.
Style: serious, suspenseful, epic, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, war, heroic mission, battles, adventure, chases and races, battle zone, military base, danger, escapades, heroes, military ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1940
Place: norway, europe, scotland, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   51%
 
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Ardennes Fury
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, war, daring rescue, heroic mission, battle zone, battles, danger, heroes, tank, military, tough heroes, world war two ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, germany
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System:   56%
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Battle of the Bulge
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: In the winter of 1944, the Allied Armies stand ready to invade Germany at the coming of a New Year. To prevent this occurrence, Hitler orders an all out offensive to re-take French territory and capture the major port city of Antwerp. "The ...
Style: epic, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: war, military, soldier, german, nazis, leadership, nazi, runaway, anti war, wartime, tank, british ...
Time: 20th century, year 1944
Place: belgium, germany, europe, hawaii, spain
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System:   56%
    User:   66%
 
The Sea Wolves
Genre: Action, History, War
Country: Switzerland, UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This true story follows the exploits of a top secret British military mission to destroy Nazi radio ships in a neutral harbor during WWII. The daring plan is led by British Intelligence officers Col. Lewis Pugh (Gregory Peck) and Capt. Gavin Stewart ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, war, espionage, spy, murder, nazi, submarine, soldier, wartime, 007, spies, runaway ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1930s, year 1943, 1940s
Place: asia, india, seaport, england, portugal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   51%
 
Cast a Giant Shadow
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: An American Army officer is recruited by the yet to exist Israel to help them form an army. He is disturbed by this sudden appeal to his jewish roots. Each of Israel's Arab neighbors has vowed to invade the poorly prepared country as soon as ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, tense, epic
Plot: soldier, war, leadership, human spirit, self discovery, political unrest, wartime life, battles, against the odds, military, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1947
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel
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System:   54%
    User:   50%
 

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Memphis Belle
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The "Memphis Belle" is a World War II bomber, piloted by a young crew on dangerous bombing raids into Europe. The crew only have to make one more bombing raid before they have finished their duty and can go home. In the briefing before ...
Style: realistic, exciting, tense, serious, dramatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, airplane, soldier, friendship, courage, survival, wartime, aviation, sacrifice, daring rescue, rescue, dialogue ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1943, 1940s
Place: england, europe, germany, australia
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System:   54%
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The Heroes of Telemark
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Set in German-occupied Norway, this is based on the efforts of the Norwegian resistance to sabotage German development of the atomic bomb. Resistance fighter Knut Straud enlists the reluctant physicist Rolf Pedersen in an effort to destroy the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: england, europe, norway, germany
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System:   54%
    User:   64%
 
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