Movies like Beau Geste

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Beau Geste (1966)
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Beau Geste (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Beau, John, and Digby Geste are three inseparable, adventurous brothers who haven been adopted into the wealthy household of Lady Brandon. When money in the uppercrust household grows tight, Lady Brandon is forced to sell her most treasured jewel the mighty "Blue Water" sapphire. The household gets it out for one final look, the lights go out and it vanishes stolen by one of the brothers, no doubt. That night, Beau, Digby, and John each "confess" and slip out, John leaving behind Isabel, whom he loves. They all join the Foreign Legion, and Beau and Digby are split from John and put under the command of the ruthless and sadistic Sergeant Markoff. Things begin to get hairy as the rest of the Legionaires plot a mutiny against Markoff, in the midst of an attack by Arab hordes.
Plot: foreign legion, jewel theft, desert, soldier, brother, sand, punishment, homosexual subtext, sibling relationship, male male relationship, stabbed in the back, fort, thirst, all male cast, belly dancer, punched in the stomach, shot in the back, bayonet, sunburn, grave digging, digging a grave
Place: north africa

Most similar movies to Beau Geste

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and exciting films with plots about soldier, military, heroes, escapades, danger, adventure and war mostly in Drama, War and Action genres. Some movies like Beau Geste: March or Die (1977), In Enemy Country (1968), The Four Feathers (2002), Pursuit (1991), Operation Leopard (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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March or Die (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The French Foreign Legion, in the early 20s, is tasked to protect a group of Archaeologists in the middle east. After scenes depicting the hardship of day-to-day Foreign Legion life, and the ragtag collection of people who join, the local Arabs take ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, epic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: archaeologist, foreign legion, obsessive quest, danger, treasure hunt, heroic mission, adventurer, rescue, military, adventure, gypsy, desert ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: morocco, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
In Enemy Country (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Wartime secret agents are on a mission to destroy a deadly new type of torpedo, hidden in a Nazi stronghold in France.
Plot: torpedo, husband wife relationship, spy, world war two, mission, parachute, factory, nazi, nazi occupied france, undercover
Time: 1940s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Four Feathers (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The story, set in 1875, follows a British officer (Heath Ledger) who resigns his post when he learns of his regiment's plan to ship out to the Sudan for the conflict with the Mahdi. His friends and fiancée send him four white feathers which ...
Style: serious, touching, atmospheric, epic, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: military, imperialism, soldier, redemption, rescue, desert, colonialism, islam, slavery, loyalty, revenge, siege ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1880s, 1890s
Place: england, sudan, africa, europe, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Last Remake of Beau Geste (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Digby Geste (Feldman) and his ‘identical’ twin brother Beau (York) compete with their stepmother (Ann-Margeret) over possession of a priceless family heirloom.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, offbeat
Plot: parody, foreign legion, desert, adventure, disorder, farce, goofy hero, siblings relations, camel, brother brother relationship, jewelry, jewel theft ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Pursuit (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mercenary is hired to hunt down a group of rebel soldiers in Africa.
Style: serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, soldier, renegade, state affairs, adventure, heroes, lone wolves, escapades, righting the wronged, heroic mission, crimes, track down ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Operation Leopard (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In May 1978, the mining town of Kolwezi in Katanga, Zaire (now Democratic Republic of Congo, the former Belgian Congo) is under attack from a group of communist guerillas coming from nearby Angola. The Europeans who work for the Belgian mining ...
Plot: foreign legion, war, combat, military uniform, firearm, french, parachute, uniform, paratrooper, french soldier, beret, soldier ...
Place: congo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The King's Pirate (1967)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Handsome British officer, Lt. Brian Fleming is sent undercover to infiltrate a lively band of pirates.
Plot: princess, pirate, captain, hook, undercover agent, navigator, lieutenant, swashbuckler, sword duel, escape, acrobat, shark ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Sgt. Will Gardner (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A troubled Iraq War veteran struggling to reintegrate into society sets out on a cross-country journey with the hope of reuniting with his young son.
Plot: iraq war, soldier, harley davidson, sex scene, homelessness, police officer, post traumatic stress disorder, united states of america, combat, iraq war veteran, friendship, father son relationship ...
Place: america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Great Escape II: The Untold Story (1988)
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Allied prisoners tunnel out of a stalag, then return to avenge fellow escapees executed by the Nazis.
Plot: world war two, nazi, escape, pow, prison, prisoners of war, prison escape
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Wind and the Lion (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th century an American woman is abducted in Morocco by Berbers. The attempts to free her range from diplomatic pressure to military intervention.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic, intense ...
Plot: desert, kidnapping, politics, rescue, hostage, hostages, confined, woman in danger, danger, ransom, missing person, daring rescue ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: morocco, washington d.c., africa, usa, north africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Last Reunion (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Several members of a platoon of American soldiers not only kill a Japanese general, but also rape and murder the man's wife. The couple's son, Kimon, witnesses these ghastly events and vows revenge. Thirty-three years later the platoon get ...
Plot: war veteran, veteran, reunion, revenge, rape, murder, commander, samurai, children, american, businessman, sword ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Farewell to the King (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An American soldier who escapes the execution of his comrades by Japanese soldiers in Borneo during WWII becomes the leader of a personal empire among the headhunters in this war story told in the style of Joseph Conrad and Rudyard Kipling. The ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, epic, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: jungle, world war two, battles, military, soldier, deserter, war, adventure, survival, betrayal, vengeance, island ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: japan, asia, indonesia, usa, manila philippines ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Guns of Navarone (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 158 min.
Story: A team of allied saboteurs are assigned an impossible mission: infiltrate an impregnable Nazi-held island and destroy the two enormous long-range field guns that prevent the rescue of 2,000 trapped British soldiers.
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, adventure, island, behind enemy lines, military, battles, resistance, allies, war, german, save the day, against the odds ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: germany, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Misfit Brigade (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, Denmark, Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: War story of the 27th Panzers, Hitler's heavy-duty combat regiment composed of prisoners.
Style: exciting, captivating, bleak, realistic, serious ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, anti war, battles, nazism, prison, war, escapades, confined, military, rebellion, danger ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: germany, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Lost Battalion (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Fact-based war drama about an American battalion of over 500 men which gets trapped behind enemy lines in the Argonne Forest in October 1918 France during the closing weeks of World War I. Based on a true story, The Lost Battalion is set in 1918 ...
Style: bleak, serious, rough, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, world war one, military life, survival, military, soldier, heroic mission, battle zone, heroes, danger, leadership, siege ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Sinai Commados (1968)
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure, War
Country: Israel, West Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: At the start of the 1967 Six-Day War (June 5-10) between Israel and the surrounding Arab nations, a team of eight Israeli commandos, with their female boat captain in tow, are sent on a suicide mission deep into the Sinai to destroy an important ...
Plot: desert, gunfight, israeli, rowboat, commando, pilot, chase, fire fight, propaganda, shoot out, nationalism, radar ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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The Hill (1965)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: North Africa, World War II. British soldiers on the brink of collapse push beyond endurance to struggle up a brutal incline. It's not a military objective. It's The Hill, a manmade instrument of torture, a tower of sand seared by a ...
Style: tense, bleak, cult film, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, prison, desert, military, punishment, soldier, racism, torture, cruelty, heat, sadism, british army ...
Time: 1940s, 70s
Place: africa, libya, north africa, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Lost Command (1966)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The film begins with the final moments of the Battle of Dien Bien Phu in 1954, when the final assault of Viet Minh is imminent. The weakened French garrison awaits reinforcements that arrive with a single plane under the command of Major De ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, culture clash, danger, rebelliousness, anti war, rebellion, revolution, chaos and mayhem, heroes, war, state affairs, politics ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: vietnam, asia, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Behind Enemy Lines (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Col. Carradine leads a group of American P.O.W.s, battling their way to freedom as Saigon falls to the Viet Cong.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, battles, escape, machine gun, swat team, helicopter, booby trap, bomb, prisoner of war camp, jungle warfare, military, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1973
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Quick and the Dead (1963)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Pretty intense war-action drama about a small group of soldiers who capture a German observation post, but in turn are captured themselves. They soon escape and--with the aid of two women--try to fight their way to safety.
Plot: world war two, behind enemy lines, soldier, machine gun, gun, rifle, on the run, judo, gunfight, battle, escape, combat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Longest Hundred Miles (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: During the Japanese invasion of the Philippines, an assorted group of refugees, including an American soldier, an Army nurse, a priest and a group of local children, try to make their getaway aboard a rattletrap, creaky bus.
Plot: war hero, airfield, little boy, radio broadcast, singing, interracial friendship, american soldier, driving, church, on the road, motor, flower ...
Time: year 1942, 1940s
Place: southeast asia, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A cargo plane goes down in a sandstorm in the Sahara with less than a dozen men on board. One of the passengers is an airplane designer who comes up with the idea of ripping off the undamaged wing and using it as the basis for an airplane they will ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspense, harsh, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, air disaster, adventure, survival, airplane, sahara, pilot, thirst, isolation, against the odds, rescue, crew ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: africa, libya, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 170
Firehawk (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: During a daring mission in Vietnam, a helicoptor squadron is downed. While the soldiers try to escape capture by the Viet Cong, clues that the copter was sabotaged lead to brutal infighting, as they search for the traitor among them.
Style: cult film
Plot: traitor, soldier, military, pow, prisoners of war
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Dark of the Sun (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A band of mercenaries led by Captain Curry travel through the Congo across deadly terrain, battling rival armies, to rescue $25 million in uncut diamonds.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, controversial, tragic
Plot: battles, betrayal, train, heist, mercenary, chainsaw, military, rivalry, soldier, political unrest, against the odds, dishonesty ...
Time: 50s, 1960s, 60s
Place: congo, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.1
 158K
Three Kings (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A group of American soldiers stationed in Iraq at the end of the Gulf War find a map they believe will take them to a huge cache of stolen Kuwaiti gold hidden near their base, and they embark on a secret mission that's destined to change ...
Style: humorous, realistic, thought provoking, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: treasure hunt, gulf war, gold, anti war, culture clash, negotiation, rescue, racial slur, treasure, desert, military, sniper ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: iraq, middle east, arizona, kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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7-Man Army (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1933, 20,000 Japanese soldiers and 50 tanks invaded the Pa Tou Lou Tzu, a strategic key point of the Great Wall. With only seven men stationing, these heroes took on the entire army for five days before succumbing. Director Chang Cheh recreated ...
Plot: soldier, seppuku, revenge, flashback sequence, sino japanese war, hand grenade, tank, friendship, battlefield, martial arts, explosion, fortress ...
Time: 1930s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Escape from Zahrain (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Yul Brynner plays political leader Sharif who is sprung from a police van on his way to a firing squad by young loyalists led by Sal Mineo. Yul and the other prisoners kidnap an ambulance and head into the Arabian desert with the police in hot ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: desert, revolutionary, arab, student, escapades, state affairs, daring rescue, chases and races, confined, revolution, danger, rebellion ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.8
 3K
Sahara (1995)
Genre: Action, War
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After the fall of Tobruk in June 1942, U.S. Army sergeant Joe Gunn leads his tank into the Sahara desert, in order to evade advancing Rommel's forces and reach Allied lines. Along the way he picks up few Allied soldiers, but soon they are ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, adventure, heroes, war, against the odds, danger, military, soldier, escapades, human spirit, rebelliousness, desert ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.8
 6K
Khartoum (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: English General Charles George Gordon, a devout Christian, is appointed military governor of Anglo-Egyptian Sudan by the Prime Minister. Ordered to evacuate Egyptians from the Sudan, Gordon stays on to protect the people of Khartoum, who are under ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, factual, talky ...
Plot: siege, desert, islam, politics, culture clash, imperialism, military, battles, heroes, negotiation, british empire, wartime ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1880s, victorian era ...
Place: africa, sudan, egypt, england, scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: realistic, disturbing, captivating, thought provoking, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, world war two, battles, military, danger, heroes, friendship, courage, pow, brutality, heroism, adaptation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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