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Enola Gay: The Men, the Mission, the Atomic Bomb (1980)
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Enola Gay: The Men, the Mission, the Atomic Bomb (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Well-intentioned history lesson; the decision to drop the atom bomb, the secrecy surrounding the mission, and the men who flew it.
Style: rough, bleak, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: world war two, atomic bomb, war, military, heroes, battles, moral dilemma, nuclear holocaust, wartime life, secret place, super weapon, against humanity, state affairs, bomber, nuclear war, nuclear, imperial japan, japanese army, danger, nuclear weapon
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: japan, usa, asia, hiroshima japan, pacific ocean

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Most similar movies to Enola Gay: The Men, the Mission, the Atomic Bomb

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and bleak films with plots about world war two, war, military, heroes, danger, soldier and battles mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Enola Gay: The Men, the Mission, the Atomic Bomb: Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes (1990), Hiroshima (1995), Day One (1989), Beyond the Front Line (2004), Texas '46 (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes (1990)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The movie follows the perspective of several characters (such as Japanese victims, soldiers, American prisoners of war and others) and how they lived or tried to survive the effects felt during the aftermath of the Atomic Bomb dropping by the Enola ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy, emotional ...
Plot: surrender, world war two, disaster, war, against humanity, state affairs, military, life is a bitch, confined, catastrophe, battles, nuclear holocaust ...
Time: 1940s
Place: japan, asia, hiroshima japan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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Hiroshima (1995)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada, Japan
Duration: 190 min.
Story: Hiroshima is a 1995 Japanese / Canadian film directed by Koreyoshi Kurahara and Roger Spottiswoode about the decision-making processes that led to the dropping of the atomic bombs by the United States on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, nuclear, politics, atomic bomb, battles, emperor, white house, invasion, disaster, catastrophe, surrender, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: hiroshima japan, asia, usa, new york, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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Day One (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Hungarian physicist Leo Szilard leaves Europe, eventually arriving in the United States. With the help of Einstein, he persuades the government to build an atomic bomb. The project is given to no-nonsense Gen. Leslie Groves who selects physicist J. ...
Style: tense, captivating, thought provoking, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, politics, super weapon, state affairs, intrigue, life is a bitch, against humanity, rivalry, nuclear threat, fight for supremacy, nuclear holocaust, laboratory ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: usa, new mexico, italy, japan, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Beyond the Front Line (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A movie based on real wartime diaries tells the story of the Swedish speaking Finns' infantry regiment 61. The story follows the regiment during the Continuation War from 1942 to 1944 and from Syväri to the Karelian Isthmus where they faced ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: world war two, military, wartime life, politics, soldier, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, state affairs, against humanity, battles, infantrymen, war ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, year 1943, year 2002, year 1944
Place: finland, europe, russia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Mission of the Shark: The Saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis (1991)
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, realistic, exciting, captivating, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, dangerous animal, military, heroes, army investigation, war, adventure, escapades, survival, battles, injustice, courtroom drama ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Texas '46 (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on a true story its the untold story of Italian World War II POW"S in Jan 1946. Luca Zingaretti stars as one of over 50,000 Italian Prisoners of War detained at POW camps in the U.S. Roy Schneider stars as Colonel Gartner, the Commander ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: fascism, military, military life, prison life, confined, isolation, wartime life, captivity, genocide, society, prison, world war two ...
Time: 1940s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
1944: The Final Defence (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Soviet army breaks through the Finnish defences on the Karelian Isthmus in June 1944, advancing with overwhelming force. Somehow, the Finnish troops must find the strength to fight back, with all odds against them. The Battle of Tali-Ihantala ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, battles, military, against the odds, heroes, wartime life, infantrymen, war, rivalry, battlefield, frontline ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: europe, finland, russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Back Door to Hell (1964)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: During WWII, a three-man commando team places its trust in the hands of a band of Filipino resistors, as they try to knock out a Japenese communication center.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, espionage, war, anti war, escapades, mission, battles, soldier, reconnaissance, liberation, wartime life, military life ...
Time: 1940s
Place: the philippines, japan, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Merrill's Marauders (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Brigadier General Frank D. Merrill leads the 3,000 American volunteers of his 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), aka "Merrill's Marauders", behind Japanese lines across Burma to Myitkyina, pushing beyond their limits and fighting ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, soldier, jungle, battles, jungle warfare, war, buddies, military, escapades, heroes, friendship, anti war ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: japan, burma, asia, pacific ocean, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Bridge (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A group of German boys is ordered to protect a small bridge in their home village during the waning months of the second world war. Truckloads of defeated, cynical Wehrmacht soldiers flee the approaching American troops, but the boys, full of ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, bleak
Plot: world war two, military, german soldier, war, soldier, heroic mission, young heroes, left to die, american soldier, combat casualty, youth, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1945
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Star (2002)
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: exciting, realistic, serious, bleak, rough ...
Plot: military, d day, soldier, fall in love, battles, adventure, war, world war two, battlefield, russian, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 1940s
Place: ussr, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Only Way (1970)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Denmark, Panama, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In April 1940, the armies of Nazi Germany invaded Denmark. The Danish government promised peaceful cooperation on the condition that Denmark s Jews remain free. The Nazi s agreed. In October, 1943, the agreement was broken...This is the true and ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, battles, society, heroes, war, against humanity, military, politics, confined, state affairs, nazi occupation ...
Time: 1940s
Place: denmark, europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Battle on the River Neretva (1969)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Yugoslavia, Italy, West Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In January 1943 the German army, afraid of an Allied invasion of the Balkans, launched a great offensive against Yugoslav Partisans in Western Bosnia. The only way out for the Partisan forces and thousands of refugees was the bridge on the river ...
Style: epic, captivating, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, battles, adventure, life is a bitch, soldier, escapades, rivalry, against humanity, war, state affairs, military, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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MacArthur (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The film portrays MacArthur's (Gregory Peck) life from 1942, before the Battle of Bataan, to 1952, the time after he had been removed from his Korean War command by President Truman (Ed Flanders) for insubordination, and is recounted in ...
Style: realistic, serious, melancholic, epic, intense ...
Plot: world war two, military, pow, soldier, war, politics, island, rebellion, ruler, ambition, revolution, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 50s
Place: usa, japan, korea, the philippines, new york ...
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Ike: Countdown to D-Day (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This is the story of the senior-level preparations for the D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944 from the time of Dwight D. Eisenhower's appointment as the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe, to the establishment of the beachhead in Normandy. The film ...
Style: serious, tense, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, d day, against the odds, military, war, battles, human spirit, heroes, leadership, soldier, heroic mission, military life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fat Man and Little Boy (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 127 min.
Story: This film reenacts the Manhattan Project, the secret wartime project in New Mexico where the first atomic bombs were designed and built.
Style: serious, realistic, factual, intense, suspense ...
Plot: world war two, nuclear bomb, moral dilemma, ego clash, soldier, military, scientific research, scientist, physicist, death, u.s. military, atomic bomb ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945, 70s
Place: new mexico, usa, germany, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6K
April 9th (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the early morning of April 9th 1940 the Danish army is alerted. The Germans have crossed the border; Denmark is at war against Europe's strongest army. In Southern Jutland Danish bicycle- and motorcycle companies are ordered out, to against ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: war, world war two, nazi occupation, soldier, battles, military, against the odds, friendship, rivalry, military life, battle zone, bicycle ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1940
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Behind Enemy Lines (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Professor-turned-spy Col. Calvin Turner and his associate, workaholic Lt. Shelley Flynn, plan a daring rescue behind enemy lines in World War II German-occupied Norway of a brilliant scientist who may or may not be aiding the Germans.
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: rebellion, escapades, heroes, against humanity, military, state affairs, espionage, criminal heroes, war, undercover, wartime life, world war two ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: world war two, battles, wartime life, jungle, political unrest, moral dilemma, friendship, captivity, anti war, buddies, war, daring rescue ...
Place: asia, malaysia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Taste of Hell (1973)
Genre: Action, War, Drama
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the Philippines during WW II, two U.S. Army officers are caught and shot by a Japanese officer. One survives and soon joins with a guerrilla troop to battle the enemy... and get revenge.
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: soldier, heroes, confined, war, rivalry, adventure, escapades, military, battles, against the odds, vengeance, surrender ...
Time: 1940s
Place: the philippines, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer (1961)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 190 min.
Story: His ideals challenged by life as a conscript in war-time Japan's military, a pacifist faces ever greater tests in his fight for survival.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, cynical, gloomy ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, survival, chinese, japanese army, captivity, war, life is a bitch, military, confined, hopes, hapless soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: china, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: There were five Marines and one Navy Corpsman photographed raising the U.S. flag on Mt. Suribachi by Joe Rosenthal on February 23, 1945. This is the story of three of the six surviving servicemen – John 'Doc' Bradley, Pvt. Rene Gagnon ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: war, world war two, military, fame, loss of friend, battles, survival, guilt, selflessness, homecoming, propaganda, soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: japan, pacific ocean, asia, usa, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: In the summer of 1941, the United States and Japan seem on the brink of war after constant embargos and failed diplomacy come to no end. "Tora! Tora! Tora!", named after the code words use by the lead Japanese pilot to indicate they had ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, epic, factual ...
Plot: world war two, military life, battleship, military, navy, war, state affairs, political unrest, rebellion, battles, anti war, against the odds ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1941, 70s
Place: hawaii, japan, pearl harbor, washington d.c., usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Copenhagen (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No one knows for sure what transpired when German physicist Werner Heisenberg met with his Jewish Danish counterpart, Niels Bohr, in Copenhagen -- the event became the stuff of modern scientific mythology. Director Howard Davies puts his spin on the ...
Style: captivating, serious, thought provoking, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: moral dilemma, prodigy, inventions and discoveries, friendship, politics, state affairs, society, wartime life, super weapon, nuclear threat, scientist, physics ...
Time: 1940s
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.3
 337
Oppenheimer (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Biography of the American physicist who led the U.S. effort to develop the atomic bomb during World War II, only to find himself suspected as a security risk in the 1950s because of his increasing ambivalence about the effect of his life's work.
Style: bleak, disturbing, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, ego clash, war, heroes, creative block, moral dilemma, nuclear threat, secret place, super weapon, risk, mastermind, physicist ...
Time: 1930s, 50s, 1940s
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Biggest Battle (1978)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany, Yugoslavia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story of how World War II affected the lives of a German family and an American family, both of whom had sons and fathers fighting in the war.
Style: rough, bleak, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: battles, soldier, world war two, military life, computers and web, destiny, wartime life, heroic mission, against the odds, war, military, adventure ...
Time: 1940s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Massacre in Rome (1973)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the Nazi occupied city of Rome, an assault on an SS brigade draws retaliation from the military governship. "Massacre in Rome" is the true story of how this partisan attack led to the mass execution of Italian nationals under the orders ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, thought provoking, rough ...
Plot: partisan, nazi occupation, world war two, church, anti semitism, moral dilemma, wartime life, introspection, genocide, military life, anti war, against humanity ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Plot to Kill Hitler (1990)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A historical recreation of the 1944 attempt by several German High Command Officers to assassinate Adolf Hitler and take control of the German government.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, bleak, rough ...
Plot: world war two, heroes, conspiracy, battles, state affairs, military, leadership, society, war, head of state, assassination attempt, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Emperor (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: As the Japanese surrender at the end of WWII, Gen. Fellers is tasked with deciding if Emperor Hirohito will be hanged as a war criminal. Influencing his ruling is his quest to find Aya, an exchange student he met years earlier in the U.S.
Style: captivating, touching, thought provoking, sincere, serious ...
Plot: emperor, japanese history, investigation, war crime, occupation, war, politics, moral dilemma, political intrigue, state affairs, society, political unrest ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1945, year 1932 ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, russia, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.7
 16K
Stalingrad (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Drama set in 1942, during one of the most important battles of World War II, which stopped the progress of Nazi forces and turned the tide of war in favor of the Allies. The Soviet army mounts a counter-attack on the Nazi forces that occupy half of ...
Style: captivating, realistic, exciting, serious, rough ...
Plot: world war two, war, siege, heroes, red army, battles, wartime life, life is a bitch, military life, battle zone, heroism, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: ussr, russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%