Movies like Two Fingers from Sidon

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Two Fingers from Sidon (1986)
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Two Fingers from Sidon (1986)
Original name: Shtei Etzbaot Mi'Tzidon
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Israel
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story of a platoon of Israeli soldiers in Lebanon of 1986, shortly before Israeli withdrawal, and the dilemmas they face in having to fight against Lebanese guerilla in a hostile but civilian area.
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: soldier, war, military, moral dilemma, realism, military life, battle zone, israeli army, army life, israeli soldier
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, lebanon, israel

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and suspenseful films with plots about soldier, military, war, military life, danger, battles and battle zone mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Two Fingers from Sidon: One of Us (1989), Kippur (2000), Beaufort (2007), Lebanon (2009), Attack at Dawn (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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One of Us (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A few Palestinian guerilla's break into an Israeli camp in the occupied territories. They kill a few Israeli soldiers before they are killed, apart from one who dies in the camp after being captured alive. The Israeli military dispatch an ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, suspenseful
Plot: power relations, soldier, military, army investigation, moral dilemma, basic training, military base, military life, flashback, army, friend, gay subtext ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: middle east, israel
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Kippur (2000)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The film takes place in 1973 during the Yom Kippur War in which Egypt and Syria launched attacks in Sinai and the Golan Heights. The story is told from the perspective of Israeli soldiers. We are led by Weinraub and his friend Ruso on a day that ...
Style: disturbing, tense, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: rescue, soldier, military life, life is a bitch, military, battle zone, realism, war, anti war, wounded soldier, war injury, war zone ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: israel, middle east, egypt, syria
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86%
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Beaufort (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Israel
Duration: 131 min.
Story: BEAUFORT tells the story of LIRAZ LIBERTI, the 22 year-old outpost commander, and his troops in the months before Israel pulled out of Lebanon. This is not a story of war, but of retreat. This is a story with no enemy, only an amorphous entity that ...
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: military, soldier, military life, evacuation, confined, battle zone, military base, war, militia, anti war, wound, officer ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 80s
Place: lebanon, middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.9
 12K
Lebanon (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Israel, France, Germany, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: June, 1982 - The First Lebanon War. A lone tank and a paratroopers platoon are dispatched to search a hostile town - a simple mission that turns into a nightmare. The four members of a tank crew find themselves in a violent situation that they ...
Style: disturbing, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: military, military life, mission gone awry, battle zone, moral dilemma, sergeant, deathtrap, lebanese, behind enemy lines, leadership, confined, solitude ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: lebanon, middle east, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Attack at Dawn (1970)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eli is an Israeli soldier who manages to escape from a notorious Arab prison. He makes it back to Israel, where he finds Beno, another soldier who had spent 2 years of horror in the same prison. They organize a rescue operation against the prison. ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: soldier, prison, arab, heroes, military, war, confined, escapades, adventure, daring rescue, heroic mission, captivity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: israel, middle east, syria
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.9
 198
Cup Final (1991)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Israel
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An Israeli soldier is taken hostage by a small PLO squad in Lebanon. The soldier planned to go on vacation and to fly to the world final soccer cup, he and his capturers share the love to soccer and toward the (not so happy) end a relationship is ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: hostage, soldier, military, war, life is a bitch, confined, infantrymen, lebanese, hapless soldier, captivity, anti war, wartime life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, lebanon, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Last Winter (1983)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tells the story of two women seeking leads to their missing husbands after the end of the Yom Kippur War (1973). A relationship builds between them when each identified her husband in the same blurred image of a foreign newsreel.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, disturbing, emotional ...
Plot: journalism, life is a bitch, military, soldier, war, friends, military life, friendship, destiny, anti war, captivity, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.6
 2K
Zaytoun (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Israel, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Beirut, 1982: a young Palestinian refugee and an Israeli fighter pilot form a tentative bond in their attempt to make their way across war-torn Lebanon back to their home.
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, captivating, tense ...
Plot: friendship, refugee, war, military, battle zone, soldier, military life, boy, adventure, lebanese, friends, school ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: lebanon, middle east, palestine, beirut lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 5.7
 96
Chaco (2020)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Argentina, Bolivia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In 1934, Bolivia is at war with Paraguay. Liborio and Ticona and other Bolivian indigenous soldiers are lost in the hell of the Chaco, under the commandment of German Captain Kundt. They're looking for the Paraguayan enemy that they ...
Style: intense, captivating, realistic, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Close to Home (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, sincere, suspense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, War
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Duration: 95 min.
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42%
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Deserter (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: touching, tense, serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.2
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Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 80 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, bleak
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
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Country: UK
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Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
1939 Battle of Westerplatte (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Poland, Lithuania
Duration: 118 min.
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Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 3K
Memorial Day (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting ...
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Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Last Lieutenant (1993)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Norway
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: captivating, emotional, sincere, realistic, serious ...
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Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: norway, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, psychological, tense, captivating ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.8
 639
The Veteran (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Sword of Honour (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 208 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching, gloomy ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.6
 437
Silence (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
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Duration: 110 min.
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Battle for Haditha (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%