Movies like Beau Geste

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

Most similar movies to Beau Geste

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, exciting and rough films with plots about soldier, military, world war two, war, battle, heroes and danger mostly in Drama, War and Action genres. Some movies like Beau Geste: In Enemy Country (1968), Operation Leopard (1980), The King's Pirate (1967), The Wind and the Lion (1975), The Guns of Navarone (1961). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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%
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, rescue, jungle, parachute, tough guy, beret, firearm, commando raid, military uniform ...
Place: congo
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, undercover agent, british navy, sword fight, sword, slave auction, sword duel, lieutenant, swashbuckler, sea battle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, 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 ⇓
52%
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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, greek, behind enemy lines, resistance, allies, sniper, suicide attempt ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1943, 1940s
Place: germany, greece, battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty
Plot: parody, desert, camel, foreign legion, goofy hero, farce, verbal byplay, siblings relations, adventure, escapades, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, 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 ⇓
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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 ⇓
50%
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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, children, samurai, rape, world war two, soldier, murder, revenge, commander ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, american soldier, church, children, orphan, jungle, rescue ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, war violence, judo throw, bayonet, attack, love interest, explosion, house, ambush ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Resistance (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: China, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In 1937, Japan began their invasion of China by murdering over 300,000 people in the capital of Nanjing. The atrocities committed against women and their daughters are especially barbaric. One of them is Xiaoyun, a peasant girl who fights with the ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: genocide, assassination, war, protection, ninja, assassin, revenge, martial arts, vengeance, mysterious character, soldier, female killer ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: china, asia, usa, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, fire fight, israeli, pilot, commando, rowboat, shoot out, radar, desert
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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 ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Valley of the Wolves: Iraq (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Turkey
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Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Firehawk (1993)
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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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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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Battle of El Alamein (1969)
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Duration: 96 min.
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Style: serious, rough, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 40s, 1940s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Saints and Soldiers (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: realistic, talky, serious, rough, touching ...
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Place: germany, europe, belgium, chicago illinois, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Bridge at Remagen (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In March of 1945, as the War in Europe is coming to a close, fighting erupts between German and American troops at the last remaining bridgehead across the Rhine.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: soldier, battles, explosion, bridge, war, survival, anti war, military, heroic mission, military life, danger, escapades ...
Time: 20th century
Place: germany, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Last Rescue (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: World World II: Shortly after D-Day, three American soldiers and two Army Corps nurses are stranded behind enemy lines. They take a high-ranking German officer as their prisoner and try to orchestrate an escape.
Plot: escape, soldier, american flag, battle, friendship, world war two, explosion, tank, bravery, war crime, shot in the back, rescue ...
Time: year 1944
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.9
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Project: Kill (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former government assassin flees a mind-control program in the Philippines, pursued by his ex-partner, the local police and Asian gangsters.
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: interracial romance, rescue, manhunt, kung fu, killer, hand grenade, police shootout, hitman, assassination, revolver, shotgun, gunfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Red Tails (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, epic, realistic, exciting ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Misfit Brigade (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
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Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
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Act of Valor (2012)
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Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a covert mission to rescue a kidnapped CIA operative uncovers a chilling plot, an elite, highly trained U.S. SEAL team speeds to hotspots around the globe, racing against the clock to stop a deadly terrorist attack.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Windtalkers (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, emotional, rough, sincere ...
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Time: 20th century, year 1943, year 1944, 1940s
Place: asia, japan, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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 ⇓
28%
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