Movies like Beau Geste

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Beau Geste
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
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Gladiator
Action, Adventure, Drama
USA, UK
155 min.
 8.5
Horatio Hornblower: The Fire Ship
Adventure, Drama, War
UK
93 min.
 8.2
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about soldier, heroes, military, desert, war, battle and adventure mostly in Drama, War and Adventure genres. Some movies like Beau Geste: The Hill (1965), The Mummy (1999), The Wind and the Lion (1975), Fort Saganne (1984), March or Die (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Last Remake of Beau Geste
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.
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Duration: 124 min.
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Good Work
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Story: Foreign Legion officer, Galoup, recalls his once glorious life, leading troops in the Gulf of Djibouti. His existence there was happy, strict and regimented, but the arrival of a promising young recruit, Sentain, plants the seeds of jealousy in ...
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 5.1
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Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
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Style: realistic, emotional, serious, rough, sincere ...
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System:   25%
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Farewell to the King
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
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Style: serious, rough, exciting, melancholic, bloody ...
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Kingdom of Heaven
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
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    User:   27%
 
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Desert Commandos
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 96 min.
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System:   24%
    User:   28%
 

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