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: jewel theft, foreign legion, desert, soldier, punishment, belly dancer, stabbed in the back, punched in the stomach, brother, shot in the back, fort, thirst, all male cast, bayonet, sand, sunburn
Place: north africa

Most similar movies to Beau Geste

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and exciting films with plots about soldier, military, heroes, world war two, war, danger and escapades mostly in Drama, War and Action genres. Some movies like Beau Geste: In Enemy Country (1968), The Wind and the Lion (1975), The Guns of Navarone (1961), The Last Reunion (1980), Farewell to the King (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: mission, parachute, factory, nazi, torpedo, world war two, husband wife relationship, spy, undercover
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty
Plot: parody, desert, foreign legion, camel, goofy hero, farce, verbal byplay, adventure, siblings relations, escapades, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, epic ...
Plot: desert, kidnapping, politics, rescue, abduction, woman in danger, confined, danger, society, hostages, daring rescue, missing person ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: morocco, africa, usa, north africa, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Guns of Navarone (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA, 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: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, betrayal, adventure, soldier, war, military, behind enemy lines, resistance, allies, sniper, suicide attempt, save the day ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1943, 1940s
Place: germany, greece, battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: veteran, war veteran, businessman, sword, samurai, children, soldier, world war two, rape, revenge, murder, commander ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: rough, serious, exciting, epic, melancholic ...
Plot: jungle, soldier, deserter, war, military, adventure, island, adventurer, survival, u.s. navy, infantry, tribe ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: japan, asia, indonesia, manila philippines, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: soldier, behind enemy lines, patrol, italian woman, bayonet, war violence, judo throw, explosion, martial arts, hand to hand combat, ambush, attack ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Behind Enemy Lines (1986)
Genre: Action, War, Adventure, Drama
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, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, war, rescue, captivity, adventure, battles, confined, danger, military, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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March or Die (1977)
Genre: Drama, War, Adventure, Romance
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: epic, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, archaeologist, gypsy, foreign legion, adventurer, adventure, soldier, sahara, obsessive quest, village, rescue, war ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: morocco, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: war, foreign legion, imperialism, french foreign legion, jungle, rescue, parachute, tough guy, firearm, commando raid, beret, french soldier ...
Place: congo
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, sword fight, sword, undercover agent, british navy, slave auction, sword duel, swashbuckler, lieutenant, sea battle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: chase, radar, shoot out, fire fight, israeli, pilot, rowboat, commando, desert
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, adventure, child in peril, refugee, american abroad, driving, church, american soldier, orphan, rescue, jungle, children ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.9
 11K
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: bleak, tense, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: prison, military, punishment, soldier, desert, sadism, british army, cruelty, torture, hill, racism, war ...
Time: 1940s
Place: africa, north africa, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Battle of El Alamein (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This movie's opening prologue states: "June 1942. As Rommel swept toward the Nile, the fall of Egypt and the capture of the Suez Canal seemed inevitable. Italian and German advance units raced toward Alexandria. Mussolini had given ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, desert, soldier, heroes, war, battle zone, battles, tough heroes, against humanity, danger, escapades, infantrymen ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 105
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.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: China, USA
Duration: 89 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 107 min.
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Plot: escape, soldier, american flag, battle, friendship, world war two, explosion, war crime, shot in the back, bravery, d day, tank ...
Time: year 1944
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 168
7-Man Army (1976)
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Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 100 min.
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Time: 1930s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
 149K
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: stylized, dark humor, humorous, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: treasure hunt, gulf war, gold, desert, culture clash, rescue, anti war, war, torture, military, mexican standoff, negotiation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: iraq, middle east, kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, war, daring rescue, danger, military, heroic mission, battles, heroes, american soldier, war crime, shot in the back, explosion ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A bitter battle is fought between Australian and Japanese soldiers along the Kokoda trail in New Guinea during World War II.
Style: serious, rough
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, survival, pilot, sahara, thirst, alcoholic, airplane, adventure, race against time, rescue, crew, isolation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: africa, libya, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, realistic, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 1910s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, suspenseful, exciting
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Time: 60s, 1960s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Valley of the Wolves: Iraq (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The movie opens with a fictionalized depiction of a real-life incident: the arrest on July 4, 2003 of 11 Turkish special forces soldiers and 13 civilians by U.S. forces of the 173rd Airborne commanded by Colonel William C. Mayville in the northern ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 3K
Play Dirty (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The Dirty Dozen meet the Stiff Upper Lip. A British Petroleum executive (Michael Caine) is assigned to work with the British Army in North Africa handling port duties for incoming fuels.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, anti war, desert, betrayal, adventure, basic training, military life, war, battles, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Place: africa, england, europe, germany, mine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Saints and Soldiers (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five American soldiers fighting in Europe during World War II struggle to return to Allied territory after being separated from U.S. forces during the historic Malmedy Massacre.
Style: realistic, talky, rough, serious, touching ...
Plot: soldier, winter, war, behind enemy lines, allies, pow, german, heroic mission, bravery, nazi germany, redemption, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, year 1944
Place: germany, europe, belgium, chicago illinois, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 61K
Windtalkers (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Joe Enders is a gung-ho Marine assigned to protect a "windtalker" - one of several Navajo Indians who were used to relay messages during World War II because their spoken language was indecipherable to Japanese code breakers.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, rough, sincere ...
Plot: code, island, war, military, survival, mexican standoff, behind enemy lines, gory, soldier, native americans, battle zone, u.s. army ...
Time: 20th century, year 1943, year 1944, 1940s
Place: asia, japan, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: prison escape, escape, prison, world war two, nazi, prisoners of war
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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