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The Wall (2017)
 6.2
 21K
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, american soldier, marines, iraq war, ambush, trapped, desert, murder, duel, deception, ruse, wounded soldier, friend, rifle, bad guy wins, taunting, all male cast, helicopter crash, shot multiple times, long range rifle, soldier, helicopter, death of protagonist, crow, unhappy ending ...
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, rough and suspenseful films with plots about soldier, military, violence, sniper, machine gun, danger and murder mostly in Drama, Action and War genres. Some movies like The Wall: Green Zone (2010), The Hurt Locker (2008), American Sniper (2014), Sniper: Ghost Shooter (2016), Sniper: Reloaded (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 123K
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, pow, cia, patriotism, soldier, deception, uncover truth, investigation, army, political unrest, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003
Place: iraq, middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 397K
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, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: iraq war, military, soldier, army, marines, war, sniper, determination, peril, violence, deadly, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2004, 2000s
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 407K
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, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, soldier, war, iraq war, military, military training, battles, navy seal, military life, heroes, obsession, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1998, year 2001
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, disturbing ...
Plot: sniper, mission, battle, u.s. marine corps, security, enemy, terrorism, military, moral dilemma, terrorist, terrorist group, soldier ...
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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967
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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, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, deadly, marines, heroes, rivalry, rescue, vengeance, danger, tough heroes, peaceful mission, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: congo, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.2
 294K
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, false accusation, master warrior, patriotism, on the run, cover up, one man army, senator, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kentucky, tennessee, langley virginia, ethiopia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.0
 163K
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, serious, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gulf war, military life, american soldier, marines, death, anti war, pride and honor, basic training, boot camp, war, military, u.s. military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1989, year 1990, year 1991 ...
Place: iraq, saudi arabia, middle east, hawaii, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.2
 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: rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, betrayal, one man army, special agents, save the day, secret agents, state affairs, lone wolves, heroes, rivalry, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 7.1
 104K
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, couple relations, wartime life, homecoming, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, usa, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, military, fighter pilot, navy, behind enemy lines, atrocity, rescue, escape, gunfight, war, survival, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1995
Place: serbia, former yugoslavia, europe, bosnia herzegovina, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, serious, bleak, rough, thought provoking ...
Plot: gulf war, military, helicopter, military life, boot camp, soldier, tank, u.s. army, war, redemption, superior, battles ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: iraq, middle east, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.6
 388K
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: tense, suspenseful, exciting, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, soldier, nazi germany, american soldier, military, heroism, world war two, ambush, battles, rivalry, heroic mission, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1945
Place: europe, germany, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 2.3
 389
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: desert, military, save the day, escapades, danger, isolation, soldier, battles, basic training, confined, tough heroes, blood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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
Plot: vietnam war, military, jungle, prison, rescue, soldier, war, survival, adventure, captivity, danger, against the odds ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, texas, bangkok thailand, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.1
 22K
Sniper (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Peru
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, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, soldier, sniper rifle, military uniform, manhunt, sniper, military, helicopter, marine, surrounded, dog tag, waterfall ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: latin america, panama
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.7
 31K
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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: marines, chase, one man army, heroes, daring rescue, spouse in danger, danger, crimes, escapades, good versus evil, kidnapping, battle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, south carolina, europe, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.2
 2K
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, bleak, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, serial killer, murder, vietnam war, violence, helicopter, racism, investigation, police investigation, crime, military, society ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: marine, iraq war, military, attack, soldier, war, military life, culture clash, vengeance, desert, army investigation, occupation ...
Time: contemporary, year 2005, 2000s
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, heroes, tough heroes, crimes, deadly, danger, one man army, gangsters, gang, prostitute, kidnapping, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, battle, rescue mission, betrayal, battlefield, renegades, chases and races, military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: congo, africa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Deadly Tower (1975)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The real-life story of Charles Whitman's deadly shooting spree at the University of Texas is retold. In August 1966, after killing his wife and mother, Whitman climbed to the top of the school's tower and opened fire on passers-by, ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, murder, shooting, tower, mental illness, crimes, obsession, investigation, serial killer, university, college life, hostages ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Jarhead 2: Field of Fire (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Battle-scarred and disillusioned by the war, Corporal Chris Merrimette is put in charge of a unit whose next mission is to resupply a remote outpost on the edge of Taliban-controlled territory. While driving through the hostile Helmand province, a ...
Style: realistic, captivating, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, taliban, anti war, state affairs, wartime life, heroes, war, chases and races, heroic mission, life is a bitch, soldier, battle zone ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, serious, rough, disturbing, twists and turns ...
Plot: marines, court case, lawyer, army investigation, vietnam veteran, friendship, courtroom drama, war, military, vietnam war, courtroom, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1960s
Place: usa, washington d.c., middle east, battleship, iraq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 5.9
 70K
G.I. Jane (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A female Senator succeeds in enrolling a woman into Combined Reconnaissance Team training where everyone expects her to fail.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, sincere, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: soldier, strong female character, fighting the system, female soldier, military, navy, basic training, sexism, feminism, strong female lead, army, military life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: middle east, libya, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, jungle, survival, torture, burned alive, martial arts, one man army, danger, military, soldier, escape, revenge ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: vietnam, asia, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Saints and Soldiers: Airborne Creed (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of American GIs work their way through war-torn France during the final days of the Second World War.
Style: exciting, tense, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, danger, battles, war, heroic mission, heroes, daring rescue, gun, machine gun, rifle, shot in the back ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1944
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, secret agents, terrorism, conspiracy, sniper, surveillance, undercover, murder, race against time, dishonesty, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: russia, afghanistan, big ben london, moscow russia, pennsylvania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The One That Got Away (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The existence of the anti-Iraq coalition was threatened when Saddam targetted Israel. In order to keep Israel out of the war, and the coalition together the Scuds had to be stopped. SAS patrol Bravo Two Zero, under the command of Sgt. Andy McNab was ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gulf war, desert, soldier, military, anti war, escapades, war, heroes, confined, captivity, danger, battles ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: iraq, middle east, israel, syria, saudi arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.0
 5K
The Marine 2 (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rebels seize control of the hotel where a Marine sniper and his wife are staying. Can he save the day?
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: resort, terrorism, one man army, marine, sniper, hostages, hotel, rivalry, danger, crimes, heroes, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.5
 10K
Scenic Route (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Stranded on an isolated desert road, two life-long friends fight for survival as their already strained relationship spirals into knife-wielding madness.
Style: tense, serious, realistic
Plot: desert, friends, isolation, breaking point, murder, stupidity, fight, on the road, confined, workaholic, summer, haircut ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%