Movies like The Fear

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The Fear (2015)
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The Fear (2015)
Original name: La peur
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young soldier testifies of his thoughts about the first world war, between disillusion, fear and hate, following his path through the letters he sends to his lover.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Plot: world war one, military, soldier, battlefield, love, army, youth, desperation, self mutilation, death of friend, bombing, trench warfare, wounded, hiding, war, death, female nudity, handicapped, snow, hospital, alcohol, male nudity, fear, letter, nightmare ...
Time: 1910s, year 1915, year 1917, year 1914, year 1916
Place: france

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Most similar movies to The Fear

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and psychological films with plots about soldier, military, world war one, war, battles, military life and danger mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like The Fear: 21 Brothers (2011), Journey's End (2017), The Lost Battalion (2001), All Quiet on the Western Front (1979), The Great War (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.9
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21 Brothers (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 21 Brothers tells the story of the Canadian 21st Battalion as they prepare for the battle of Courcellette in WWI. Taking place in real time, the film follows Sgt. Reid as he must get his men ready for the impending battle. Not only must he prep his ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, psychological, exciting
Plot: military, young soldier, battles, recruitment, tragedy, world war one, death, casualty of war, trench warfare, soldier, weapons fire, war ...
Time: year 1916, 1910s, 20th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Journey's End (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in a dugout in Aisne in 1918, a group of British officers, led by the mentally disintegrating young officer Stanhope, variously await their fate.
Style: psychological, suspense, thought provoking, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: trench warfare, british army, world war one, army, officer, homosexual subtext, fear, battles, battle, nightmare, explosion, trench ...
Time: year 1918, 1910s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Lost Battalion (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Fact-based war drama about an American battalion of over 500 men which gets trapped behind enemy lines in the Argonne Forest in October 1918 France during the closing weeks of World War I. Based on a true story, The Lost Battalion is set in 1918 ...
Style: rough, bleak, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war one, survival, military life, military, war, heroes, danger, soldier, leadership, battle zone, heroic mission, army ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
All Quiet on the Western Front (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: At the start of World War I, Paul Baumer is a young German patriot, eager to fight. Indoctrinated with propaganda at school, he and his friends eagerly sign up for the army soon after graduation. But when the horrors of war soon become too much to ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: world war one, soldier, battles, school, anti war, hospital, military, war, heroes, life is a bitch, leadership, atrocity ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: germany, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 3.8
 990
The Great War (2019)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In November of 1918 as World War I was ending, a unit of American soldiers goes behind enemy lines to find a lost platoon of African American soldiers.
Style: serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war one, trench warfare, soldier, great patriotic war, battles, war violence, battlefield, military life, infantrymen, wartime life, combat, rescue mission ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1918
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Officer's Ward (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The first days of WWI. Adrien, a young and handsome lieutenant, is wounded by a piece of shrapnel. He will spend the entire wartime at the Val-de-Grâce Hospital, in Paris. Five long years, and his life will change forever...
Style: touching, serious, uplifting, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: military, anti war, soldier, world war one, hopes, starting over, war, human spirit, wartime life, life turned upside down, hospital, male female relationship ...
Time: post world war one, year 1918, year 1914, 1910s
Place: france, paris france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Lighthorsemen (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Palestine, 1917. The British advance has been stopped by the Turkish line running from Gaza to Beersheba. The latest attack on Gaza has failed. The attacking forces included a regiment of Australian mounted infantry, the Light Horse... Lighthorseman ...
Style: epic, serious, realistic, disturbing, tense
Plot: world war one, battles, military, soldier, basic training, against the odds, survival, heroic mission, danger, wartime life, military life, hospital ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917
Place: australia, palestine, middle east, melbourne australia, new zealand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Johnny Got His Gun (1971)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Joe, a young American soldier, is hit by a mortar shell on the last day of World War I. He lies in a hospital bed in a fate worse than death - a quadruple amputee who has lost his arms, legs, eyes, ears, mouth and nose. Unbeknown to his doctors, he ...
Style: thought provoking, psychological, depressing, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: anti war, hospital, world war one, haunted by the past, amputation, soldier, isolation, patient, freak, mute, war, disability ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 1910s
Place: los angeles, france, colorado, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Trench (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Trench tells the story of a group of young British soldiers on the eve of the Battle of the Somme in the summer of 1916, the worst defeat in British military history. Against this ill-fated backdrop, the movie depicts the soldiers' ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, bleak, captivating
Plot: world war one, soldier, military, battles, battlefield, trench warfare, isolation, destiny, military life, anti war, gory, danger ...
Time: 1910s, year 1916
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Many Wars Ago (1970)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On the Italian/Austrian front during World War I, a disastrous Italian attack upon the Austrian positions leads to a mutiny among the decimated Italian troops.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, rough, bleak
Plot: world war one, soldier, military, anti war, society, escapades, fighting the system, politics, rebellion, heroes, war, wartime life ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1916
Place: italy, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.3
 499K
1917 (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, UK, India, Spain, Canada, China
Duration: 119 min.
Story: At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield and Blake are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: trench warfare, world war one, british army, soldier, race against time, tragic event, british soldier, pursuit, death, chase, behind enemy lines, british military ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917, contemporary, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Passing Bells (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, Poland
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Story: At the outbreak of war, two teenage boys defy their parents to sign up.
Style: epic, realistic, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: world war one, battlefield, wartime life, soldier, military, life is a bitch, hopes, battles, danger, friendship, bittersweet, youth ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Ottoman Lieutenant (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Turkey, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Lillie, a determined American woman, ventures overseas to join Dr. Jude at a remote medical mission in the Ottoman Empire (now Turkey). However, Lillie soon finds herself at odds with Jude and the mission’s founder, Woodruff, when she falls for ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense, thought provoking
Plot: world war one, nurse, lieutenant, love, soldier, hospital, self discovery, female protagonist, armenian, danger, gunfight, young woman ...
Time: 1910s, year 1914
Place: ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, america, turkey, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
King & Country (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 86 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: realistic, serious, thought provoking, tense, sincere ...
Plot: world war one, military, soldier, courtroom, court martial, deserter, war, legal, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, power relations, injustice ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1917
Place: england, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.1
 736
Time to Kill (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 1936, Italian army is invading Ethiopia. Lieutenant Silvestri suffering toothache decides to reach the nearest camp hospital. But the lorry has an accident and stop near a rock, so Silvestri continues by walk. On his way he meets and rapes a ...
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, hospital, military, crimes, danger, investigation, soldier, italian army, italian history, crime, strong sexual content, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: pre world war two, year 1936
Place: ethiopia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Captain Conan (1996)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Bulgaria near the end of World War I: Conan, warrior and wolf, leads a band of 50 ruthless French fighters who love hand-to-hand combat. Their motto: "We forgot to take prisoners, Captain." At war's end, the unit goes to Bucharest, ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspense
Plot: world war one, french army, military life, war, society, heroism, heroes, insubordination, battles, alcohol abuse, murder, friendship ...
Time: year 1918, 1910s, 20th century, year 1919, post world war one
Place: romania, macedonia, bulgaria, europe, former yugoslavia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Private Peaceful (2012)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set in the fields of Devon and the WW1 battlefields of Flanders, two brothers fall for the same girl while contending with the pressures of their feudal family life, the war, and the price of courage and cowardice.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: soldier, world war one, love triangle, teenage love, military, siblings relations, war, social relations, family relations, family life, childhood sweetheart, village ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, belgium, europe
⇓ 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: tense, realistic, bleak, serious, captivating ...
Plot: world war one, survival, military, danger, mission gone awry, against the odds, infantrymen, escapades, graphic violence, war, hapless soldier, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Life and Nothing But (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: January, 1920. 350,000 French soldiers remain missing in action. Major Dellaplane tirelessly matches the dead and the wounded with families' descriptions. Honor and ethics drive him; he hates the idea of "the unknown soldier." Into ...
Style: gloomy, realistic, serious
Plot: world war one, anti war, missing in action, missing, wartime life, human nature, haunted by the past, obsession, lovers reunited, tragic love, love affair, military life ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20s, post world war one
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Passchendaele (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Sergeant Michael Dunne fights in the 10th Battalion, AKA The "Fighting Tenth" with the 1st Canadian Division and participated in all major Canadian battles of the war, and set the record for highest number of individual bravery awards for ...
Style: rough, emotional, serious, realistic, epic
Plot: battles, world war one, military, platoon, veteran, military life, heroic mission, heroes, love and romance, state affairs, military hospital, tragic event ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1917
Place: canada, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Guardians (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Switzerland, Belgium
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Women are left behind to work a family farm during the Great War.
Style: disturbing, touching, psychological, bleak, suspense
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: countryside, farm, mother daughter relationship, little girl, farming, world war one, life philosophy, love, family, friendship, disorder, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, year 1917, year 1915, year 1919, post world war one ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Company K (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on the popular World War I novel by author William March, director Robert Clem's COMPANY K follows a veteran of the first great conflict as he finishes a book about his wartime experiences and reflects on how a man's true character ...
Style: serious, captivating, psychological, epic, disturbing ...
Plot: anti war, veteran, wartime life, state affairs, life is a bitch, war, soldier, military, politics, gory, battles, military life ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, year 1917
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.8
 627
The Veteran (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sidney J. Furie's The Veteran is a respectable straight-to-DVD movie that was headed for the "pleasant surprise" category before self-destructing with a terrible, out-of-the-blue ending.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: vietnam war, vietnam veteran, soldier, vengeance, confined, politics, war, friendship, haunted by the past, vietnam war veteran, missing, missing in action ...
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Summer of '44 - The Lost Generation (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Summer 1944, Schwäbisch Hall. Contrary to the war propaganda and the decreed heroism, the 16-year-old boys dream of Swing music, sex and freedom - and of Lore, the air force helper from the air base, who attracts all eyes in her red swimsuit. At ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, rough, touching ...
Plot: nazi germany, friendship, teenager, father son relationship, boy, public humiliation, coming of age, german soldier, danger, fall in love, love and romance, friends ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Bear Named Winnie (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the true story of a Canadian soldier, enroute to World War I from Winnipeg, who adopts an orphaned bear cub at White River Ontario. It is namned Winnie (for Winnipeg) and eventually ends up at the London Zoo where it became the inspiration ...
Style: feel good, serious, touching, light, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, world war one, soldier, hopes, survival, military, danger, best friends, pets, war, human spirit, military life ...
Time: year 1918, year 1914, 1910s
Place: england, london, canada, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Unknown Soldier (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 199 min.
Story: Second silver screen adaption of the Finnish war book by Väinö Linna. The story is based on Linna's experiences as an infantry man in the Finnish army during the so called "Continuation War" (1941-1944).
Style: realistic, rough, exciting, captivating, serious ...
Plot: world war two, war, battle zone, infantrymen, battles, escapades, soldier, military, danger, heroes, state affairs, destiny ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 70s
Place: finland, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Fragments of Antonin (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A psychiatrist who probes the mind of traumatized soldiers attempts to unlock the secret that drove a gentle but deeply-disturbed World War I veteran to the edge of insanity.
Plot: archive footage, miscarriage of justice, trench warfare, war zone, carrier pigeon, wounded soldier, post war, psychological torment, red cross, psychiatric ward, dying man, psychological trauma ...
Time: 1910s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.3
 846
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: exciting, tense, captivating, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, battles, soldier, military life, survival, society, daring rescue, danger, war, battle zone, heroic mission, infantrymen ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: france, europe, usa, italy, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
 938
Fort Saganne (1984)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France
Duration: 180 min.
Story: In 1911, a willful and determined man from peasant stock named Charles Saganne enlists in the military and is assigned to the Sahara Desert under the aristocratic Colonel Dubreuilh.
Style: epic, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: foreign legion, love and romance, leadership, tragic love, political unrest, destiny, wartime life, heroes, army investigation, state affairs, soldier, military ...
Time: 1910s
Place: paris france, france, europe, africa, sahara ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Unknown Soldier (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland, Belgium, Iceland
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The film follows Finnish army machine gun company in Continuation War against Soviet Union, 1941–1944. Based on Väinö Linna's best selling novel Tuntematon Sotilas (The Unknown Soldier) and the novel's uncensored version, Sotaromaani ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, realistic, sincere, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infantry, world war two, husband wife relationship, friendship, friend, soldier, military, firing squad, insubordination, military officer, adaptation, violence ...
Time: 1940s
Place: ussr, finland, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%