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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: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: ship, boot camp, military, soldier, racism, fighting the system, legal action, injustice, life is a bitch, officers and cadets, rebellion, human spirit, legal, society, dishonesty, law enforcement, military life, courtroom drama, disobey, dedicated lawyer, army investigation, power relations, prison, survival, dancing ...
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, power relations, soldier and legal mostly in Drama, War and Crime genres. Some movies like Mutiny: The Winston Affair (1964), Hart's War (2002), Miss Evers' Boys (1997), Judgment at Nuremberg (1961), The Hill (1965). 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: biting, realistic, clever, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: courtroom, army investigation, ship, ocean or sea, legal, rebellion, injustice, war, legal action, legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, power relations ...
⇓ 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: suspenseful, bleak, serious, rough, captivating ...
Plot: murder, legal investigation, crime, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama, soldier, war, legal action, state affairs, power relations, infidelity, false accusation ...
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.3
 48K
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: serious, tense, rough, uplifting, suspenseful ...
Plot: war, soldier, frame up, army investigation, racism, trial, military, captivity, human spirit, confined, black people, u.s. army ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, belgium, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: realistic, sincere, emotional, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: public health, racism, infected, legal, hopes, uncover truth, dedicated lawyer, interracial relations, war, life is a bitch, doctors and patients, mentally challenged ...
Time: 70s, 40s, year 1973
Place: usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: emotional, suspenseful, disturbing, sincere, talky ...
Plot: courtroom drama, judge, holocaust, cold war, war crime, trial, genocide, redemption, war, german, society, nazism ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 40s, year 1946, year 1945 ...
Place: germany, europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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: tense, bleak, realistic, captivating, rough ...
Plot: prison, military, punishment, soldier, desert, racism, torture, hill, british army, sadism, cruelty, war ...
Time: 1940s
Place: africa, north africa, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, disturbing
Plot: soldier, pow, racism, military, court martial, british army, courtroom, legal, political unrest, crimes, life is a bitch, officers and cadets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, courtroom drama, uncover truth, interracial relations, legal action, hopes, legal investigation, military, soldier, rivalry, society ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: realistic, thought provoking, captivating, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: racism, revenge, soldier, racist, army investigation, murder, military, investigation, crimes, military life, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: disturbing, tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: prison, power relations, false accusation, legal, courtroom, racism, courtroom drama, society, prison life, death row, dishonesty, fighting the system ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.6
 486
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: tense, rough, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: vietnam war, courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer, crimes, crime, uncover truth, legal investigation, wartime life, false accusation, police corruption, courtroom, legal ...
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: tense, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, small town, small town life, deadly, rivalry, crime, life is a bitch, legal action, crimes, social relations, power relations, legal ...
Time: 90s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: realistic, disturbing, serious, suspenseful
Plot: soldier, dedicated lawyer, deadly, military life, law enforcement, fighting the system, psychopath, legal, serial killer, mentally unstable, courtroom drama, politics ...
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: psychological, realistic, tense, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, against humanity, life is a bitch, golden years, uncover truth, confined, doctors and patients, immigrants, legal action, injustice, concentration camp ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Court-Martial of Jackie Robinson (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A film about the early life of the baseball star in the army, particulary his court-martial for insubordination regarding segragation.
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, talky, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: courtroom, racism, military life, major league, life is a bitch, sport, army investigation, hopes, wartime life, fighting the system, discrimination, rebellion ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: thought provoking, tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Plot: murder, racism, crime, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama, dishonesty, law enforcement, hotshot lawyer, legal action, life is a bitch, interracial relations, legal investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, sincere, exciting, dramatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighter pilot, racism, military, aviation, soldier, training, war, danger, americana, behind enemy lines, power relations, officers and cadets ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: alabama, usa, italy, arkansas, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, professor, lawyer, trial, confined, legal investigation, protagonist as suspect, legal action, dedicated lawyer, politics, prison ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: tense, exciting, captivating, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: military, soldier, racism, military life, heroic mission, save the day, hopes, battle zone, war, battles, danger, society ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1944
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: psychological, thought provoking, tense, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: military, soldier, courtroom, court martial, deserter, war, army investigation, dedicated lawyer, hapless soldier, life is a bitch, self discovery, power relations ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1917
Place: england, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Boys in Company C (1978)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Disheartened by futile combat, appalled by the corruption of their South Vietnamese ally, and constantly endangered by the incompetence of their own company commander, the young men find a possible way out of the war. They are told that if they ...
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, basic training, friendship, military, rebelliousness, rebellion, chaos, boot camp, instructor, military life, leadership, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: thought provoking, realistic, bleak, serious, disturbing
Plot: soldier, racism, state affairs, against humanity, society, injustice, military, confined, wartime life, culture clash, interracial relations, war ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: africa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.1
 403
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: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, soldier, military, army, bridge, war, opposites attract, battles, showbiz, against the odds, society, injustice ...
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 7.9
 4K
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: tense, emotional, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, ship, navy, injustice, mutiny, military, power relations, ocean or sea, army investigation, military life, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 120
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: gloomy, psychological, disturbing, bleak, serious ...
Plot: hotel, betrayal, dedicated lawyer, immigrants, golden years, legal, journalism, media, genocide, against humanity, life is a bitch, courtroom drama ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, melbourne
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Glimpse of Hell (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Navy officer tries to set the record straight after the Navy blames a 1989 explosion aboard the USS Iowa on a homosexual affair between two sailors.
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, suspenseful
Plot: fighting the system, war, army investigation, crimes, chaos and mayhem, witnessing a crime, gays and lesbians, basic training, political conspiracy, military life, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: battleship, iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: realistic, disturbing, rough, tense, captivating ...
Plot: prostitute, soldier, society, anti war, politics, military, rebellion, battles, life is a bitch, war, state affairs, military life ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: algeria, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.4
 562
Blind Faith (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: in 1957 an African-American criminal lawyer (Courtney B. Vance) defends his nephew, who faces the death penalty for murdering a white boy. Charles S. Dutton, Kadeem Hardison, Garland Whitt and Lonette McKee costar in this drama of racial and social ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: murder, siblings relations, dedicated lawyer, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, uncover truth, crimes, legal action, fighting the system, deadly, hotshot lawyer, law enforcement ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 553
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: captivating, thought provoking, serious, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: courtroom drama, corporate crimes, uncover truth, hopes, life is a bitch, state affairs, rebellion, investigation, righting the wronged, legal, false accusation, against the odds ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.5
 730
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, emotional, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, society, infantrymen, daring rescue, military, survival, danger, battles, military life, heroes, war, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, france, usa, italy, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%