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The Wall (2017)
 6.2
 23K
The Wall (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An American sniper and his spotter engage in a deadly cat-and-mouse game with an Iraqi sniper.
Style: serious, tense, rough, suspense, melancholic, twist ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, iraq war, marines, american soldier, ambush, trapped, desert, murder, duel, deception, bad guy wins, friend, rifle, wounded soldier, helicopter crash, all male cast, taunting, shot multiple times, long range rifle, soldier, helicopter, ruse, death of protagonist, apache, crow ...
Time: contemporary
Place: iraq

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Most similar movies to The Wall

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about soldier, military, sniper, violence, gun, helicopter and gunfight mostly in Drama, War and Action genres. Some movies like The Wall: Green Zone (2010), Sniper: Reloaded (2011), American Sniper (2014), Sniper: Ghost Shooter (2016), Jarhead (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 127K
Green Zone (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, France, Spain, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: During the U.S.-led occupation of Baghdad in 2003, Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller and his team of Army inspectors were dispatched to find weapons of mass destruction believed to be stockpiled in the Iraqi desert. Rocketing from one booby-trapped ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, iraq war, cia, pow, swat team, patriotism, soldier, deception, uncover truth, investigation, army, political unrest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003
Place: iraq, middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, soldier, military, marines, deadly, rivalry, danger, rescue, daring rescue, chases and races, track down, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: congo, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 427K
American Sniper (2014)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle takes his sole mission—protect his comrades—to heart and becomes one of the most lethal snipers in American history. His pinpoint accuracy not only saves countless lives but also makes him a prime target of insurgents. ...
Style: tense, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, sniper, iraq war, soldier, battles, military, military life, military training, navy seal, heroes, obsession, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2001, year 2013, year 1998 ...
Place: iraq, middle east, california, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Sniper: Ghost Shooter (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Elite snipers Brandon Beckett and Richard Miller are tasked with protecting a gas pipeline from terrorists looking to make a statement. When battles with the enemy lead to snipers being killed by a ghost shooter who knows their exact location, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: sniper, mission, battle, battles, terrorist, u.s. marine corps, security, enemy, terrorism, moral dilemma, military, terrorist group ...
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 7.0
 172K
Jarhead (2005)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Jarhead is a film about a US Marine Anthony Swofford’s experience in the Gulf War. After putting up with an arduous boot camp, Swafford and his unit are sent to the Persian Gulf where they are eager to fight, but are forced to stay back from the ...
Style: intense, realistic, disturbing, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gulf war, marines, iraq war, boot camp, anti war, u.s. military, american soldier, death, military life, pride and honor, basic training, war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1983, 1990s, 80s ...
Place: iraq, saudi arabia, middle east, hawaii, philadelphia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Behind Enemy Lines (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: While flying a routine reconnaissance mission over Bosnia, fighter pilot Chris Burnett photographs something he wasn't supposed to see and gets shot down behind enemy lines, where he must outrun an army led by a ruthless Serbian general. With ...
Style: exciting, rough, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: sniper, fighter pilot, military, navy, behind enemy lines, atrocity, war crime, rescue, bosnian war, gunfight, escape, war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1995
Place: bosnia herzegovina, former yugoslavia, europe, serbia, balkan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.3
 4K
Sniper 3 (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Master Gunnery Sergeant Thomas Beckett is the U.S. Marine Corps' most decorated sniper. His has taken out warlords, drug lords, assassins, and bitter foes. This time, he's going after a friend.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, one man army, betrayal, state affairs, lone wolves, undercover, tough heroes, danger, hitman, terrorism, rivalry, special agents ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.1
 109K
Brothers (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When his helicopter goes down during his fourth tour of duty in Afghanistan, Marine Sam Cahill is presumed dead. Back home, brother Tommy steps in to look over Sam’s wife, Grace, and two children. Sam’s surprise homecoming triggers domestic ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, tense, touching ...
Plot: presumed dead, family problems, suspicion, war, military, patriotism, brother brother relationship, sibling relationship, homecoming, wartime life, couple relations, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, usa, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Courage Under Fire (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A US Army officer had made a "friendly fire" mistake that was covered up and he was reassigned to a desk job. Later he was tasked to investigate a female chopper commander's worthiness to be awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously. At ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, rough, serious, bleak ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gulf war, military, soldier, helicopter, battles, military life, boot camp, u.s. army, tank, war, redemption, introspection ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: iraq, middle east, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.2
 304K
Shooter (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A marksman living in exile is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the president. Ultimately double-crossed and framed for the attempt, he goes on the run to track the real killer and find out who exactly set him up, and why.
Style: exciting, intense, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, corruption, frame up, fbi, conspiracy, one man army, false accusation, patriotism, manhunt, master warrior, senator, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia, u.s. capitol building, kentucky, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 22K
Sniper (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Tough guy Thomas Beckett is an US soldier working in the Panamanian jungle. His job is to seek out rebels and remove them using his sniper skills. Beckett is notorious for losing his partners on such missions. This time he's accompanied by ...
Style: psychological, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sniper rifle, jungle, soldier, military uniform, manhunt, sniper, military, helicopter, surrender, surrounded, dog tag, apache ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: latin america, panama
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.7
 32K
The Marine (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of diamond thieves on the run kidnap the wife of a recently discharged marine who goes on a chase through the South Carolinian wilderness to retrieve her.
Style: exciting, light, entertaining, road movie, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: marines, heroes, chase, one man army, daring rescue, spouse in danger, danger, crimes, escapades, good versus evil, kidnapping, battles ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, south carolina, rome italy, europe, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Uncommon Valor (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A group of Vietnam War veterans re-unite to rescue one of their own left behind and taken prisoner by the Vietnamese...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, intense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, jungle, prison, rescue, soldier, war, survival, adventure, captivity, danger, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1977, year 1972, year 1983 ...
Place: vietnam, asia, texas, southeast asia, bangkok thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Battle for Haditha (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An investigation of the massacre of 24 men, women and children in Haditha, Iraq allegedly shot by 4 U.S. Marines in retaliation for the death of a U.S. Marine killed by a roadside bomb. The movie follows the story of the Marines of Kilo Company, an ...
Style: tense, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: marine, iraq war, military, attack, soldier, military life, war, culture clash, danger, vengeance, society, occupation ...
Time: contemporary, year 2005, 2000s, 21st century
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.6
 413K
Fury (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, China, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Last months of World War II in April 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theater, a battle-hardened U.S. Army sergeant in the 2nd Armored Division named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank called "Fury" and its five-man ...
Style: rough, tense, exciting, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, soldier, world war two, nazi germany, american soldier, military, heroism, battles, ambush, heroes, rivalry, heroic mission ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1945
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Generation Kill (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Marines prepare to invade Iraq at the beginning of Operation Iraqi Freedom; while the soldiers wait to receive their orders, they learn a Rolling Stone columnist will be embedded with them
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: iraq war, military, marines, soldier, anti war, war, battles, courage, military life, battle zone, survival, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2003
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Kill Team (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Andrew Briggman—a young soldier in the US invasion of Afghanistan—witnesses other recruits killing innocent civilians under the direction of a sadistic Sergeant, he considers reporting them to higher-ups. However, the heavily-armed and ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: moral dilemma, military, war crime, soldier, brutality, heroism, heroes, gunfight, behind enemy lines, machismo, murder, deception ...
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Yellow Birds (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two young soldiers, Bartle and Murph, navigate the terrors of the Iraq war under the command of the older, troubled Sergeant Sterling. All the while, Bartle is tortured by a promise he made to Murph's mother before their deployment.
Style: realistic, suspense, captivating, thought provoking, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, violence, iraq war, friendship, life is a bitch, heroes, courage, military, adaptation, danger, brutality, military officer ...
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.6
 413K
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war, an elite Army bomb squad unit must come together in a city where everyone is a potential enemy and every object could be a deadly bomb.
Style: realistic, tense, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, iraq war, army, military, sniper, marines, terrorism, gulf war, bomb squad, war, peril, determination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2004, 2000s
Place: iraq, middle east, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
 3K
Off Limits (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: McGriff and Albaby are probably doing the worst law enforcement job in the world - they are plain clothes U.S. military policemen on duty in war-time Saigon. However, their job becomes even harder when they start investigating the serial killings of ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, serial killer, murder, vietnam war, violence, helicopter, racism, investigation, police investigation, crime, crimes, military ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia, saigon, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 2.3
 393
SEAL Team VI (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Inspired by actual events: This heroic saga depicts an elite counter-terrorism team's black ops incursion into Iraq four days prior to Operation: Desert Shield and the harrowing consequences its members faced when their covert mission was ...
Style: serious, rough, suspense, tense, realistic
Plot: battles, desert, military, isolation, danger, escapades, save the day, soldier, basic training, confined, tough heroes, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Jarhead 3: The Siege (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Corporal Evan Albright joined the elite Marine Corps Security Guards to save the world and see some action-not necessarily in that order. But his first assignment, protecting a U. S. Embassy in a seemingly safe Middle Eastern capitol, relegates his ...
Plot: marines, war, bunker, corporal, car bomb, sniper, u.s. embassy, rescue team, isis, american soldier, shot in the head, explosion ...
Time: 2010s
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.1
 2K
Memorial Day (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Memorial Day, 1993. When 13-year-old Kyle Vogel discovers the World War II footlocker belonging to his grandfather, Bud, everyone tells Kyle to put it back. Luckily, he ignores them. Although Bud has never talked about the war, he finds himself ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, sincere, realistic
Plot: iraq war, world war two, soldier, family relations, war, military life, military, battles, army, national guard, insurgent, infantrymen ...
Time: 1940s, 21st century, 20th century, 40s, 90s ...
Place: germany, minnesota, iraq, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Home of the Brave (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, Morocco
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The day after they get the word they'll go home in two weeks, a group of soldiers from Spokane are ambushed in an Iraqi city. Back stateside we follow four of them - a surgeon who saw too much, a teacher who's a single mom and who lost a ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: post traumatic stress disorder, hostage, life is a bitch, coping, anti war, homecoming, politics, buddies, military, danger, haunted by the past, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Russian Specialist (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Russian ex-hit man is called back to Russia for one last job. This time against his former employees, the Russian mob.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, vengeance, gangsters, crimes, tough heroes, danger, deadly, one man army, gang, prostitute, kidnapping, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.9
 374
Down River (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Four soldiers trapped behind enemy lines must confront their fears and desires while finding a way back to their battalion.
Style: suspense, serious, tense, exciting, dark humor ...
Plot: survival, behind enemy lines, military, murder, pursuit, escape, soldier, friendship, prisoner, betrayal, world war two, violence ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century
Place: germany, normandy, cambodia, vietnam, congo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Rules of Engagement (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Part war movie, part courtroom thriller, this gripping drama finds a war hero put on trial for a rescue mission gone terribly wrong with only his doubtful friend and fellow marine to represent him.
Style: realistic, twists and turns, disturbing, rough, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: army investigation, marines, court case, lawyer, profanity, vietnam veteran, friendship, courtroom drama, war, military, vietnam war, courtroom ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, washington d.c., middle east, iraq, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Seal Team Eight: Behind Enemy Lines (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Seal Team Eight must fight their way deep into Africa's Congo, decommission a secret uranium mine, and stop our most dangerous enemy from smuggling weapon's grade yellow-cake out of the country.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, soldier, danger, heroes, tough heroes, battles, battle, rescue mission, betrayal, battlefield, chases and races, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: congo, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Missing in Action 2: The Beginning (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Prequel to the first Missing In Action, set in the early 1980s it shows the capture of Colonel Braddock during the Vietnam war in the 1970s, and his captivity with other American POWs in a brutal prison camp, and his plans to escape.
Style: serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, vietnam war, jungle, survival, torture, one man army, martial arts, danger, burned alive, soldier, military, heroes ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: vietnam, asia, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.2
 5K
Sniper 2 (2002)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sergeant Thomas Beckett (Berenger) is back - and this time he has teamed up with death row inmate B.J. Cole (Woodbine) on a suicide mission to the Balkans. Their target: a rogue general accused of running ethnic cleansing missions. But when Becket ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, military, violence, assassination, soldier, foot chase, duel, betrayal, rescue mission, sniper, adventure, hitman ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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