Movies like Mutiny

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Mutiny (1999)
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Mutiny (1999)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Fact-based story about 300 predominantly black sailors who were killed on July 17, 1944 while loading munitions on a ship in San Francisco. Three weeks later, 50 survivors were court-martialed for refusing to load another shipment. The men cited the Navy's lack of care for their safety.
Style: disturbing, serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: ship, boot camp, legal action, courtroom drama, military life, racism, injustice, fighting the system, dishonesty, legal, military, society, power relations, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, soldier, army investigation, human spirit, officers and cadets, law enforcement, rebellion, disobey, congressional hearing, basic training, u.s. senator ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: san francisco

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Most similar movies to Mutiny

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about society, courtroom drama, military, life is a bitch, soldier, war and legal mostly in Drama, War and Crime genres. Some movies like Mutiny: The Winston Affair (1964), Miss Evers' Boys (1997), Hart's War (2002), The Rose Garden (1989), The Mark of Cain (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A full-length adaptation, originally staged as a play, of the court-martial segment from the novel "The Caine Mutiny".
Style: serious, talky, biting, realistic, clever ...
Plot: ship, army investigation, courtroom, dedicated lawyer, mentally unstable, ocean or sea, war, leadership, legal action, legal investigation, courtroom drama, military life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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 ⇓
77%
Miss Evers' Boys (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The true story of the US Government's 1932 Tuskeegee Syphilis Experiments, in which a group of black test subjects were allowed to die, despite a cure having been developed.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, emotional, thought provoking ...
Plot: racism, public health, dedicated lawyer, mentally challenged, uncover truth, war, human spirit, idealism, doctors and patients, interracial relations, courtroom drama, social decay ...
Time: 40s, 70s, year 1973
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.3
 47K
Hart's War (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Fourth-generation Army Col. William McNamara is imprisoned in a brutal German POW camp. Still, as the senior-ranking American officer, he commands his fellow inmates, keeping a sense of honor alive in a place where honor is easy to destroy, all ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, emotional ...
Plot: war, soldier, army investigation, trial, escape, murder, frame up, prison, racism, tunnel, courtroom drama, military ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, belgium, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Rose Garden (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, West Germany, Austria
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In Germany, an old man attacks another old man and is arrested. The attacker refuses to speak. A female lawyer is appointed to him. She discovers that the attacker has numbers tattooed on his arm and the attacked man was a German officer.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, thought provoking ...
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, dedicated lawyer, immigrants, airport, legal action, concentration camp, legal investigation, uncover truth, genocide, wartime life, against humanity ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of Johnson Whittaker, one of the first African-American cadets admitted to West Point. Tied down and beaten by his fellow cadets
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: racism, courtroom drama, courtroom, dedicated lawyer, soldier, army investigation, legal action, legal investigation, uncover truth, interracial relations, discrimination, false accusation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Mark of Cain (2007)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After a bomb kills their company commander in Iraq, British soldiers Treacle and Shane are ordered to round up suspects and use torture on the detainees. Back home, the press gets the story and the pair achieves instant infamy.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: soldier, british army, court martial, racism, military, pow, courtroom drama, iraq war, battle zone, political unrest, courtroom, wartime life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 186 min.
Story: In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. Chief Justice Haywood hears evidence and testimony not only from lead defendant Ernst Janning and his ...
Style: talky, realistic, serious, bleak, thought provoking ...
Plot: courtroom drama, holocaust, judge, against humanity, courtroom, concentration camp, trial, genocide, war crime, cold war, legal action, nazism ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 60s, year 1945, year 1946 ...
Place: germany, europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 7.9
 11K
The Hill (1965)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: North Africa, World War II. British soldiers on the brink of collapse push beyond endurance to struggle up a brutal incline. It's not a military objective. It's The Hill, a manmade instrument of torture, a tower of sand seared by a ...
Style: bleak, tense, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: prison, military, punishment, soldier, desert, sadism, british army, cruelty, torture, hill, racism, war ...
Time: 1940s
Place: africa, north africa, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Whitewash: The Clarence Brandley Story (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Clarence Brandley, a black man wrongly accused in 1980 of the murder of a 16-year-old white high school girl named Cheryl Ferguson. Brandley worked at Conroe High School, where Ferguson was visiting as a member of the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: prison, legal action, death row, crime, courtroom, false accusation, racism, wrongfully committed, fighting the system, confined, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Soldier's Story (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the towm of Tynen, Louisiana, a black Master Sergeant is found shot to death just outside the local Army Base. A military lawyer, also a black man, is sent from Washington to conduct an investigation. Facing an uncooperative chain of command and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: army investigation, revenge, racism, racist, soldier, military, investigation, murder, uncover truth, boot camp, dead soldier, black ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: louisiana, arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Incident in a Small Town (1994)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Lily and her son John live alone in a small town as her husband has been killed fighting the war in France. Or at least that is what she told John, but the arrival of Frank back in the town leads him to find out that she not only has been lying ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: small town, murder, crime, crimes, deadly, legal, investigation, legal action, haunted by the past, small town life, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Color of Justice (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Four young black men kill a white woman, the D.A. is very cautious in how to proceed...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, thought provoking ...
Plot: murder, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, crime, courtroom drama, dishonesty, law enforcement, racism, courtroom, legal action, legal investigation, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.6
 484
Word of Honor (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Prompted by a just-published book that holds ex-lieutenant Ben Tyson accountable for a hushed-up massacre committed by his platoon in a Hue hospital 18 years before, the army recalls Tyson to stand trial for murder. Tyson, confronted by an army ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: courtroom drama, vietnam war, dedicated lawyer, crime, protagonist as suspect, soldier, hospital, army investigation, courtroom, legal investigation, uncover truth, false accusation ...
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 2K
Tobruk (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In September 1942, the German Afrika Korps under Rommel have successfully pushed the Allies back into Egypt. A counter-attack is planned, for which the fuel dumps at Tobruk are a critical impediment. In order to aid the attack, a group of British ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, desert, rescue, war, espionage, heroic mission, adventure, battles, against the odds, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 40s, year 1942, 1940s
Place: africa, libya, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Death of a Soldier (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on a true story, James Coburn portrays a military lawyer assigned to defend a confessed psychotic killer. Set in the context of WWII and the uneasy US-Australian military alliance. The accused killer claims to have killed 3 women in order to ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: soldier, dedicated lawyer, serial killer, army investigation, courtroom drama, psychopath, fighting the system, politics, law enforcement, legal, military, mentally unstable ...
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.9
 3K
Billy Budd (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Billy is an innocent, naive seaman in the British Navy in 1797. When the ship's sadistic master-at-arms is murdered, Billy is accused and tried.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, emotional, suspenseful
Plot: ship, mutiny, murder, injustice, navy, protagonist as suspect, innocence lost, ocean or sea, court case, rebelliousness, false accusation, military life ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 ⇓
40%
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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 ⇓
39%
Nothing to Report (1973)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy, Tunisia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1956, the professional army of France lacks the manpower to keep the peace in Algeria, the colony which the country is determined to hold on to at any price. For this reason, reservists are called up and subject to an intense period of training ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: prostitute, soldier, military, war, politics, anti war, military life, battles, life is a bitch, rebellion, society, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: algeria, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 547
Afterburn (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on a true story, one woman takes on the U.S. military and General Dynamics; maker of the F-16, thought to be the very best tactical fighter in the world. Air Force Captain Theodore T. Harduvel was one of the best F-16 pilots the U.S. had to ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Plot: courtroom drama, dealing with death, investigation, aviation, legal action, obsessive quest, righting the wronged, against the odds, dishonesty, legal, society, state affairs ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 715
Only the Brave (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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 ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, war, daring rescue, military life, battles, danger, battle zone, military, society, survival, heroic mission, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, france, italy, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 118
Father (1990)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On a TV tabloid show, Iya Zetnick exposes Joe Mueller as the Nazi war criminal who killed her family. Mueller is arrested, but prevails in a trial. Zetnick breaks into his house, and kills herself in front of his family. His daughter, who had stood ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, hotel, betrayal, courtroom drama, genocide, family life, against humanity, legal, family relations, golden years, immigrants, journalism ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, melbourne
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 7.0
 429
The Incident (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Small town lawyer, Harmon Cobb, defends a Nazi prisoner of war against murder charges. Set during World War II, Cobb has to contend with the difficulties of defending the devil when the town's only doctor (Barnard Hughes) dies while at ...
Style: thought provoking, talky, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: courtroom drama, small town, dedicated lawyer, legal action, war, moral dilemma, prison, against humanity, legal, society, friendship, anti semitism ...
Time: 1940s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
King & Country (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During World War I a British soldier, charged with desertion, is defended by an officer who at first despises his actions and then grows to feel sympathy for him.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, bleak, thought provoking ...
Plot: soldier, deserter, court martial, courtroom, military, dedicated lawyer, trench warfare, war, legal, army investigation, legal investigation, self discovery ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1917
Place: england, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Terrorist on Trial: The United States vs. Salim Ajami (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: There is no question that the Arab terrorist portrayed by Robert Davi is guilty of killing five US citizens in Barcelona. Even his lawyers have zero respect for the rabidly sociopathic Davi. But Jewish defence attorney Ron Leibman is obsessed with ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: lawyer, professor, trial, terrorist, terrorism, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, prison, protagonist as suspect, legal action, legal investigation, courtroom drama ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Tuskegee Airmen (1995)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During the Second World War, a special project is begun by the US Army Air Corps to integrate African American pilots into the Fighter Pilot Program. Known as the "Tuskegee Airman" for the name of the airbase at which they were trained, ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, sincere, dramatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: aviation, racism, military, fighter pilot, training, african american, war, soldier, leadership, human spirit, interracial relations, officers and cadets ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: alabama, usa, arkansas, italy, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.0
 395
Carter's Army (1970)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The officer (Stephen Boyd) is put in charge of a squad of all black troops charged with the mission of blowing up an important hydro dam in Nazi Germany. Their failure would delay the Allies advance into Germany, thus prolonging the war. These ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, bridge, army, military, racism, interracial relations, war, adventure, basic training, military life, battles, mute or deaf ...
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Prisoners of the Sun (1990)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: On an obscure Pacific Island just north of Australia, the Japanese Empire has operated a prisoner of war camp for Australian soldiers. At the close of World War II, the liberated POWs tell a gruesome tale of mass executions of over eight hundred ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: war, courtroom drama, courtroom, island, military hospital, army investigation, captivity, military life, prison life, wartime life, prison, against humanity ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1945
Place: australia, asia, japan, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Walking Dead (1995)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Five young marines on a suicide mission in Vietnam, struggle for survival in a jungle minefield. The mean streets of home did not prepare them for this.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, biting
Plot: jungle, african american, soldier, war, survival, military, vietnam war, interracial relations, military life, danger, deadly, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%