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Game for Vultures (1979)
Original name: Game For Vultures
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The South African businessman David Swansey is delivering illegal German helicopters to Rhodesia. That makes the patriot Gideon Marunga an angry man.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: interracial relations, society, adventure, soldier, arms dealing, opposites attract, terrorism, rebelliousness, racism, revolution, crimes, danger, dishonesty, military, rebellion, state affairs, dead girl, children, cave, explosion, kidnapping, arms dealer, airport, murder, blood
Time: 70s
Place: zimbabwe, africa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about danger, military, soldier, heroes, war, escapades and state affairs mostly in Drama, Action and War genres. Some movies like Game for Vultures: The Wild Geese (1978), In the Mouth of the Wolf (1988), The Final Comedown (1972), McBain (1991), The Paper Will Be Blue (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Wild Geese (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Switzerland, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A British multinational company seeks to overthrow a vicious dictator in central Africa. It hires a band of (largely aged) mercenaries in London and sends them in to save the virtuous but imprisoned opposition leader who is also critically ill and ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, mercenary, kidnapping, soldier, military, adventure, rescue, war, aging, racism, head of state, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: africa, england, london, europe, zimbabwe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
In the Mouth of the Wolf (1988)
Genre: Drama, Action, War
Country: Peru, Spain
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The military anti-terrorist army takes control of "Chuspi", an unknown and faraway small village, isolated by the terrorist group "Sendero Luminoso" (Shining Path). A soldier called Vitin Luna, and other young soldiers face an ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: racism, terrorism, rape, military, soldier, village, extreme violence, escapades, war, isolation, village life, against the odds ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america, peru, andes mountains
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Final Comedown (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Black revolutionaries take action in the white suburbs.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, revolution, suburbs, betrayal, interracial relations, dishonesty, rebellion, society, state affairs, injustice, politics, crimes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.7
 1K
McBain (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Santos attempts to lead a people's revolt in Colombia to overthrow the Presidente. When his revolt fails and he is killed, his sister Christina goes to New York to find McBain, a lieutenant Santos rescued during the Vietnam War. McBain agrees ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, vietnam war, military, rebellion, drug dealing, crimes, revenge, coup d'etat, mercenary, danger, heroes, state affairs ...
Time: year 1973
Place: asia, vietnam, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Paper Will Be Blue (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Out of enthusiasm, a Militia soldier abandons his platoon and decides to fight for the cause of the Revolution. His Lieutenant and the rest of the crew look for him during the confused night of 22-23 December 1989.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: rebellion, revolution, idealism, danger, state affairs, suburbs, soldier, daring rescue, terrorism, political unrest, heroes, media ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.6
 1K
Lost Command (1966)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The film begins with the final moments of the Battle of Dien Bien Phu in 1954, when the final assault of Viet Minh is imminent. The weakened French garrison awaits reinforcements that arrive with a single plane under the command of Major De ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, war, gory, leadership, terrorism, anti war, basic training, chaos and mayhem, military life, political unrest, wartime life, battles ...
Time: 40s
Place: vietnam, asia, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Guns at Batasi (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An anachronistic martinet RSM on a remote Colonial African army caught in a local coup d'etat must use his experience to defend those in his care.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: british colonial, politics, soldier, officers and cadets, war, british empire, army, military life, adventure, political unrest, military, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Camp de Thiaroye (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Senegal, Algeria, Tunisia
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A historical drama based on the Thiaroye transit camp massacre, Camp de Thiaroye dismantles the myth of colonial assimilation to expose ingrained social and cultural mechanisms of racism, exploitation, and privilege. In 1944, the French army ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, disturbing, thought provoking
Plot: soldier, racism, war, autobiography, injustice, military, life is a bitch, interracial relations, culture clash, wartime life, against humanity, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: africa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 4.9
 60
The Ravagers (1965)
Genre: Action, War, Drama
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Cruel captors of the war in the pacific.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: convent, battles, military, adventure, war, soldier, against the odds, political unrest, danger, escapades, heroes, state affairs ...
Time: 60s
Place: asia, japan, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Saints and Soldiers: The Void (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Germany, May 1945, deep in the Harz Mountains a U.S. tank crew discovers a platoon of Germans preparing to ambush U.S. supply trucks.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: racism, war, soldier, battle zone, heroic mission, battles, against the odds, heroes, military, society, save the day, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Human Shield (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Human Shield is a 1991 film directed by Ted Post. It stars Michael Dudikoff and Tommy Hinkley. It is about a former government agent who must save his diabetic brother from Iraqi abductors.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, danger, special agents, battles, war, confined, military, adventure, against the odds, family life, hostages, soldier ...
Time: 90s, year 1985, year 1990
Place: iraq, iran, middle east, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.4
 555
Commandos (1968)
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military base, war, heroic mission, working undercover, adventure, escapades, military, battles, danger, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Heroes of Telemark (1965)
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: suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: resistance fighter, saboteur, factory, skiing, government agency, master villain, war, adventure, secret agents, soldier, daring rescue, espionage ...
Place: norway, england, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 44K
'71 (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young British soldier must find his way back to safety after his unit accidentally abandons him during a riot in the streets of Belfast.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, survival, ira, violence, terrorism, explosion, riot, military, british, war, urban, street ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971
Place: ireland, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.4
 694
October (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In October 1970, one group from the Front de Liberation du Quebec kidnapped the British Consul in Montreal. Few days later, a second group did the same with one of the Minister of the Quebec Government. If the first was released, the second was ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, murder, crimes, deadly, state affairs, working class, revolution, good versus evil, politics, confined, danger ...
Time: 70s, year 1970
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Wilby Conspiracy (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Having spent 10 years in prison for nationalist activities, Shack Twala is finally ordered released by the South African Supreme Court but he finds himself almost immediately on the run after a run-in with the police. Assisted by his lawyer Rina Van ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, on the run, racism, chase, fighting the system, politics, racist, court case, hiding place, fugitives, secret agents, against the rules ...
Time: 70s
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Way of the Dragon 2 (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A classic tribute to a legendary Kung-Fu master. The high-powered action and deadly fistfights don’t let up for a moment. When all the chips are down, the Dragon Master will prevail!
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, interracial relations, rivalry, adventure, society, vengeance, discrimination, righting the wronged, tough heroes, heroes, fight, kung fu ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Sniper: Reloaded (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: South Africa, USA, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Brandon Beckett (Collins), the son of the previous Sniper film's star Thomas Beckett (Tom Berenger), takes up the mantle set by his father and goes on a mission of his own.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, soldier, daring rescue, rescue, vengeance, danger, track down, tough heroes, chases and races, deadly, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, congo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 4.0
 337
Desert Thunder (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Terrorists threaten to launch a missile armed with deadly disease at Europe. A special unit is put together to stop them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: terrorism, military, bar fight, heroic mission, danger, adventure, heroes, deadly, escapades, aerial combats, pilot, aerial combat ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
 696
Hornets' Nest (1970)
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: military, soldier, kidnapping, battles, village, heroes, war, gang, countryside, adventure, gays and lesbians, orphan ...
Time: year 1944
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.0
 345
Marines (2003)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The cold war is over. East and West are fighting together against illegal secretly heavily armed terrorists, criminals and resistance fighters. During one of these missions, four soldiers are kidnapped and seems like a great international crisis to ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, terrorism, strong sexual content, military life, war, battles, adventure, danger, heroes, military, heroic mission, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: eastern europe, chechnya
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Winston Affair (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In a remote jungle outpost in the Far Eastern theater of World War II, a hotheaded American soldier murders an allied British sergeant in cold blood. Stalwart American Lt. Colonel Barney Adams (Mitchum) is dispatched to defend him in the ensuing ...
Style: bleak, serious, rough, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, soldier, legal investigation, crime, courtroom drama, murder, war, military life, wartime life, crimes, deadly, dishonesty ...
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
 780
The Situation (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The first U.S.-made film drama set during the Iraq war, THE SITUATION chronicles the tragic death of an Iraqi teenager at the hands of U.S. soldiers. The incident sets off an "investigation," a cover-up, and complications involving Iraqi ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: iraq war, soldier, war, terrorism, uncover truth, idealism, anti war, military life, political unrest, racism, wartime life, battles ...
Time: contemporary
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Eastern Condors (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A motley group of Asian prisoners held in the US are given one chance for freedom. They are to go deep into Vietnam and destroy a secret depot of missles that the US left behind during the pull-out. The group, led by Lt. Lam and convict Tung, hook ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Forbidden Ground (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three British soldiers find themselves stranded in No Man's Land after a failed charge on the German Trenches. Set in France 1916.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: soldier, war, survival, german, against the odds, danger, military, escapades, hapless soldier, infantrymen, mission gone awry, world war one
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Guillotines (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China, Haiti, Hong Kong
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During the Manchurian-ruled Qing Dynasty, Emperor Yong Zheng established a secret assassination squad known as the Guillotines to eliminate all who opposed him. Once heavily favored by the Emperor, the Guillotines are deemed expendable once Emperor ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, assassination, political unrest, danger, deadly, heroes, rivalry, state affairs, hitman, crimes, military
Time: 18th century
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.4
 16K
Special Forces (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Afghanistan. War correspondent Elsa Casanova is taken hostage by the Taliban. Faced with her imminent execution, a Special Forces unit is dispatched to free her. In some of the world’s most breathtaking yet hostile landscapes, a relentless pursuit ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: journalist, soldier, taliban, kidnapping, daring rescue, danger, tough heroes, survival, adventure, military, heroic mission, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: exciting, serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: military, war, soldier, kidnapping, battles, confined, danger, escapades, heroes, pursuit, machine gun, world war two ...
Time: 20th century
Place: germany, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Force 10 from Navarone (1978)
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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: betrayal, bridge, colonel, sergeant, traitor, partisan, task force, battle, adventure, military, war, double agent ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: yugoslavia, england, italy, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Fists of Bruce Lee (1978)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Fighters ally with each other and fight for no apparent reason. The plot is meaningless, just a vehicle to see fight scenes.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crimes, adventure, rivalry, drug dealing, survival, fall in love, drug abuse, kidnapping, working undercover, battles, righting the wronged ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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