Movies like Behind Enemy Lines 1985

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Behind Enemy Lines (1985)
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Behind Enemy Lines (1985)
Original name: 92 Grosvenor Street
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: exciting, rough, bleak, serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: war, heroes, military, undercover, espionage, rebellion, escapades, wartime life, against humanity, state affairs, criminal heroes, love, spy, nazi, professor, enemy, world war two, chases and races, danger
Time: 20th century
Place: england, london, norway, europe

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Most similar movies to Behind Enemy Lines

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and captivating films with plots about war, world war two, military, soldier, heroes, danger and escapades mostly in Drama, War and Action genres. Some movies like Behind Enemy Lines: Eagles Over London (1969), Mosquito Squadron (1969), The Only Way (1970), Silence (2011), Dirty Heroes (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Eagles Over London (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The British High Command finds itself in the thick of a huge dilemma when it is realized that they have long been infiltrated by spies from a German intelligence group. This all happens during the preliminary stages of the Battle of Britain.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, luftwaffe, evacuation, aerial combats, war, law enforcement, army investigation, heroes, military, soldier, escapades, undercover ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1940
Place: london, england, britain, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Mosquito Squadron (1969)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In WW2, a RAF squadron leader mourns the death of a comrade and receives a bombing mission against a secret Nazi V-2 rocket testing facility in France.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, raf, aviation, mosquito, aerial combat, fighter plane, soldier, military, battles, leadership, heroes, twins ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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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: bleak, thought provoking, uplifting, captivating, serious ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, nazi occupation, society, heroes, war, against humanity, military, politics, confined, state affairs, battles ...
Time: 1940s
Place: denmark, europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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 439
Silence (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A drama between people under unconventional circumstances. In the Second World War Finland was the only nation who brought casualties killed-in-action back to be buried at home. These actions were carried out by men and women working in assembly ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: military, wartime life, life is a bitch, heroes, war, world war two, heroism, idealism, death of son, soldier, nervous breakdown, brawl ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 20th century
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Dirty Heroes (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Set near the end of World War II in the Netherlands, Dirty Heroes concerns a group of ex-convicts recruited into the U.S. Army to recover Dutch jewels originally stolen by the Nazis as well as confiscated Allied plans
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, exploitation, military, soldier, war, rivalry, confined, escapades, adventure, battles, vengeance, prisoner of war camp ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: holland, europe, netherlands, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Back Door to Hell (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
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, reconnaissance, liberation, battles, soldier, wartime life, military life ...
Time: 1940s
Place: the philippines, japan, asia, usa
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X Company (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
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Story: An emotionally-driven character drama, set in the thrilling and dangerous world of WWII espionage and covert operations. It follows the stories of five highly skilled young recruits - Canadian, American and British - torn from their ordinary lives ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: espionage, world war two, heroic mission, secret agents, war, undercover, rivalry, spy, working undercover, friendship, nazi, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Iron Triangle (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on the diary of an unknown Viet Cong soldier, this film provides a sympathetic look at a Viet Cong soldier who protected a captured American soldier whom he believed did not kill him when the American had the opportunity. Written by John ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Plot: vietnam war, war, confined, captivity, military life, battles, espionage, on the run, life is a bitch, rebellion, political unrest, wartime life ...
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Resistance (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It is 1944 and the D-Day invasion has failed, Germany's army have successfully invaded England and the Nazi war-machine is now heading west towards Wales. A group of women in an isolated Welsh village near the English border wake up to ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: world war two, wartime life, missing person, espionage, life is a bitch, undercover, war, strong female presence, resistance fighter, danger
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: serious, captivating, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: world war two, murder, soldier, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, courtroom drama, court martial, law enforcement, life is a bitch, rebellion, society, military ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Hanoi Hilton (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Lionel Chetwynd's film documents the horrific struggles that faced American POWs held in the North Vietnamese prison Hoa Lo -- more infamously known as the Hanoi Hilton -- between 1964 and 1975. Williamson (Michael Moriarty) leads a group of ...
Style: political, serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: vietnam war, prison, electric torture, graphic violence, escape, politics, military, state affairs, rebellion, life is a bitch, soldier, survival ...
Time: 20th century
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Wall (1982)
Genre: Action, War, Drama
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A dramatic re-enactment of the Warsaw Ghetto Jewish uprising in April 1943 were 650 armed members of the Jewish Fighting Organization of Poland held off a 3,000 strong Nazi force in which only a handful of Jews survived. Tom Conti plays Dolek ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, thought provoking ...
Plot: holocaust, racism, world war two, anti semitism, military, survival, society, heroes, confined, escapades, against humanity, war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Bridge at Remagen (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In March of 1945, as the War in Europe is coming to a close, fighting erupts between German and American troops at the last remaining bridgehead across the Rhine.
Style: realistic, intense, harsh, exciting, serious ...
Plot: world war two, war, battles, soldier, survival, nazi, military, tank, escapades, wartime life, anti war, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1945
Place: germany, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Code Name: Emerald (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In april 1944, an allied agent is sent to France in order to rescue an "overlord" captured by the Germans. (An "overlord" is one of the few men who knew the date and place of the "D" day). To achieve this goal, he will ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: world war two, espionage, d day, undercover, rescue, secret agents, war, escapades, spring, ss, prisoner, cell mate ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
When Trumpets Fade (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In WWII Western Germany, Private David Manning reluctantly leaves behind a mortally wounded fellow soldier and searches for survivors from his platoon, only to learn from commanding officer Captain Pritchett that they have all been killed in action. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, nazi germany, heroic mission, military life, military, survival, battles, battle zone, anti war, siblings relations, wartime life, tank ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, military, kidnapping, confined, escapades, battles, war, heroes, escape, chase, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1945
Place: germany, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 134 min.
Story: "Stalingrad" follows the progress of a German Platoon through the brutal fighting of the Battle of Stalingrad. After having half their number wiped out and after being placed under the command of a sadistic Captain, the Lieutenant of the ...
Style: realistic, rough, gloomy, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, war, survival, german, nazism, russian, soldier, wehrmacht, eastern front, starvation, battles, military life ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, year 1943, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Last Lieutenant (1993)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Norway
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Norwegian war drama. The old sea-captain retires, but the next day German WWII occupation of Norway begins. He then kisses his wife good-bye and is off to Army HQ. There he finds a lack of leadership and morale that offends him. They even laugh at ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: world war two, battles, anti war, military life, military base, wartime life, couple relations, working class, political unrest, human spirit, rebelliousness, idealism ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 70 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: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, racism, dam, mission, fear, courage, deaf man, incompetence, cowardice, sniper, behind enemy lines, bigotry ...
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Spain
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: realistic, serious, exciting, tense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Direct to DVD movie: The German U-Boat, U-234, from the Port of Kiel is trading cargo with the Japanese. USS Seaviper must locate and stop this dangerous exchange. The Captain of USS Seaviper must go ashore to conduct reconnaissance on an island ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, world war two, save the day, isolation, leadership, race against time, war, island, rebelliousness, rebellion, heroic mission, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Gustloff (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Joseph Vilsmaier Two-part TV movie focuses on the tragic events surrounding the sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff, a German passenger ship, at the end of World War II. On 30 January 1945, Captain Hellmuth Kehding was in charge of the ship, evacuating ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: ship, world war two, torpedo, escapades, wartime life, downfall, ocean, confined, military, evacuation, chaos and mayhem, death ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Hell Is for Heroes (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: World War II drama where the action centers around a single maneuver by a squad of GIs in retaliation against the force of the German Siegfried line. Reese joins a group of weary GIs unexpectedly ordered back into the line when on their way to a ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, war, military, battles, infantry, soldier, rebellion, heroic mission, military life, fighting the system, leadership, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: germany, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Ravagers (1965)
Genre: Action, War, Drama
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Cruel captors of the war in the pacific.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, convent, adventure, heroes, soldier, war, escapades, military, state affairs, battles, against the odds, political unrest ...
Time: 60s
Place: the philippines, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Warriors Five (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy, France, Yugoslavia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: World War II Italy...1943. After parachuting behind enemy lines on an espionage mission, an American soldier is imprisoned by the enemy. He escapes with four Italian prisoners, enlisting their aid in exploding a bridge.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, american, paratrooper, military, soldier, prison, escape, espionage, prostitute, against humanity, heroes, war ...
Place: italy, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Joy Division (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, Germany, Hungary
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A teenage orphan fights against the Red Army at the end of WWII and in the aftermath is 'adopted' by a Commissar. Years later he is sent to London during the Cold war to work for the KGB, where he questions his life.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, serious, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, kgb, secret agents, politics, betrayal, haunted by the past, introspection, political unrest, state affairs, dishonesty, undercover, burned alive ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1945
Place: russia, london, england, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Unknown Soldier (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 197 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: sexy, realistic, reflective, bloody, biting ...
Plot: world war two, world war one, war, female nudity, finnish, infantry, ethnic conflict, civil war, family, corruption, gangsters, hip hop ...
Time: 70s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: tokyo, finland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.0
 231
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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Stones for the Rampart (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: To be defeated and not be - a victory. This is the motto that life is guided by three young friends: Alek, Sophy and Rudy. Scouts, high school graduates high school in Warsaw drifting ambitious plans for the future broken through September 1939. ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: world war two, war, wartime life, life is a bitch, against the odds, daring rescue, wartime, german occupation, resistance fighter, prospector, resistance, nazi occupation ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, winter, sabotage, espionage, mountain, nazi, commando, tank, nazi occupation, resistance fighter, resistance, spy ...
Time: 1940s
Place: norway, england, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%