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Bloody Nitrate (1969)
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Bloody Nitrate (1969)
Original name: Caliche sangriento
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Chile
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Chilean soldiers try to survive in the desert after they are attacked by Peruvian troops. The 17 survivors are held together by the Captain (Hector Duvauchelle). The Lieutenant (Jaime Vadell) is a civilian attorney who clashes with the Captain as he pursues the valuable rights to nitrate deposits in the area. When the fighting was over, 25,000 soldiers from Chile, Peru and Bolivia had perished while trying to secure the coveted mineral rights for foreign companies.
Plot: survival, army, military, desert, water, soldier, marching, gun, sun, patriotism, patriot, obedience, troops, disobeying orders, rifle, thirst, lieutenant, heat, donkey, uniform, sand, history of chile, platoon, order
Time: 1880s, 19th century
Place: south america, chile, bolivia, peru

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and bleak films with plots about soldier, military, war, battles, heroes, military life and death mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Bloody Nitrate: Voto + Fusil (1971), The Desert of the Tartars (1976), Tobruk (2008), Gettysburg (1993), Lines of Wellington (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Voto + Fusil (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 70 min.
Story: The political evolution in Chile seeing from three different times: 1937, 1947 and 1970. A film that shows how a revolution cannot be accomplished by electoral means, and how the wealthy class will always attempt to destroy that revolution, with the ...
Plot: politics, marxist, communist, communist party, birthday, coup d'etat, presidential election, bourgeoisie, assassination, left wing, history of chile, communism ...
Time: year 1970, year 1947, year 1937
Place: chile, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Desert of the Tartars (1976)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Lieutenant Giovanni Drogo is assigned to the old Bastiani border fortress where he expects an imminent attack by nomadic fearsome Tartars.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: military, soldier, desert, isolation, fortress, anti war, heroes, military life, battles, village, destiny, war ...
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Tobruk (2008)
Genre: History, War
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It is the story of Jiri and Jan, two Czech soldiers, battling alongside the allied forces against the Germans, during World War II in Tobruk, Libya. Jiri Pospichal, eighteen years old, signs up as a volunteer in the Czechoslovak army. His naive ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic
Plot: soldier, desert, basic training, war, officers and cadets, wartime life, escapades, military, danger, heroes, military life, survival ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, year 1942
Place: czech republic, egypt
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Gettysburg (1993)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 271 min.
Story: Summer 1863. The Confederacy pushes north into Pennsylvania. Union divisions converge to face them. The two great armies clash at Gettysburg, site of a theology school. For three days, through such legendary actions as Little Round Top and ...
Style: epic, realistic, captivating, serious, exciting ...
Plot: american civil war, civil war, slavery, military, battle, soldier, war, historical character, heroic mission, battle zone, state affairs, civil rights ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Lines of Wellington (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Portugal, France
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Passionate romance, brutal treachery, and selfless nobility are set against the background of Napoleon’s 1810 invasion of Portugal in Valeria Sarmiento’s intimate epic.
Style: epic, realistic, stylized, serious
Plot: soldier, napoleonic wars, troops, life is a bitch, wartime life, chaos, on the run, evacuation, rebellion, war, chaos and mayhem, battle zone ...
Time: 19th century
Place: portugal, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Conquest of Chile (1971)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Chile, Italy, Spain, Peru
Duration: 100 min.
Story: La Araucana is a Chilean film based on an epic poem in Spanish about the Spanish conquest of Chile, by Alonso de Ercilla; it is also known in English as The Araucaniad. It is considered the national epic of the Kingdom of Chile and one of the most ...
Style: epic, based on poem
Plot: waterfall, colonization, history of chile, indigenous, battle, native american
Time: 16th century
Place: south america, chile
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Breaker Morant (1980)
Genre: Drama, History, War
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Duration: 107 min.
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Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Revolution. Crossing the Andes (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
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Duration: 90 min.
Story: 1880, Buenos Aires. In a lost pension, a journalist interviews one of the last living men who crossed the Andes with San Martín. Manuel Esteban Corvalan was 15 years old then, and literacy was one of his secretaries.Your account will allow us to ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Zulu (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
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Duration: 138 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Dawns Here Are Quiet (1972)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union
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Style: tragic ending, based on true events, disturbing, scenic, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: captivating, gloomy, bleak, serious, realistic
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Time: 1910s, year 1916
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, History, War
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Duration: 98 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.6
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April 9th (2015)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Genre: Drama, History, War
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38%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
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o.k. (1970)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 80 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Lighthorsemen (1987)
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Style: epic, realistic, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.1
 403
Carter's Army (1970)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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: captivating, exciting, realistic, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 415
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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