Movies like Our Miss Fred

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Our Miss Fred (1972)
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Our Miss Fred (1972)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Danny La Rue stars in this 1970s drag comedy as Fred Wimbush, a Shakespearean actor who is drafted into WWII and is appearing in a camp show in France when the Nazis advance. Unless he continues in his female costume, Fred is certain to be shot as a spy. The risque gags and double entendres fly as he attempts to make his escape in the company of a gaggle of randy English schoolgirls.
Plot: world war two, cross dressing, occupied france, drag, invasion, actor, german soldier, surrender, nazi soldier, transvestite, gay interest, gay
Time: 1940s

Most similar movies to Our Miss Fred

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and not serious films with plots about world war two, soldier, military, war, german, italian soldier and nazi mostly in Comedy, War and Drama genres. Some movies like Our Miss Fred: Dad's Army (1971), Io non scappo... fuggo (1970), Halt, Or I'll Miss! (1998), Till Death Us Do Part (1968), Dad's Army (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dad's Army (1971)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dad's Army was a 1971 feature film based on the BBC television sitcom Dad's Army. Directed by Norman Cohen, it was filmed between series three and four and was based upon material from the early episodes of the television series. The film ...
Plot: world war two, bomb, soldier, retirement, veteran, accident
Time: 1940s
Place: england
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95%
Io non scappo... fuggo (1970)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the confusion of combat, two Italian get separated from their squadron and become hopelessly lost. As they wander the countryside attempting to find their lost comrades, they have to adopt all manner of outrageous disguises to avoid death at the ...
Plot: world war two, italian soldier, cowardice, hitler, fake identity, italian army, truce
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Halt, Or I'll Miss! (1998)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: It is April 1945, spring begins and ends the war. German transport heading away from Bohemia.
Plot: mistaken identity, pilot, world war two, resistance, farce, pub, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, disguise, gramophone, train station, castle ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Till Death Us Do Part (1968)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The film version of 'Till Death Do Us Part' tells the story of Alf Garnett, his wife Else, and their newborn daughter Rita, living through the London Blitz and beyond.
Style: biting, cynical, semi serious, realistic, controversial ...
Plot: working class, world cup, world war two, family life, wartime life, racism, family relations, couples, eccentric family, misfit, society, pipe smoking ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1968, year 1942, 1960s ...
Place: europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 5.2
 7K
Dad's Army (2016)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A cinema remake of the classic sitcom Dad's Army (1968). The Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard platoon deal with a visiting female journalist and a German spy as World War II draws to its conclusion.
Style: not serious, humorous, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: world war two, disorder, misfit, farce, goofy hero, soldier, espionage, military, social relations, military life, friendship, danger ...
Time: 1940s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Operation Snafu (1961)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tricked into joining the RAF by a wily judge, wide boy Horace Pope sets his sights on the main chance, teams with slow-witted, good-hearted gypsy Pedlar Pascoe, and works up a lucrative racket in conning both his colleagues and the RAF. By means of ...
Plot: british army, ends with freeze frame, british military, cockney, train, world war two, raf, con artists, military enlistment, buddy, british, air raid ...
Time: 1940s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
How I Won the War (1967)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An inept British WWII commander leads his troops to a series of misadventures in North Africa and Europe.
Style: clever, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: anti war, world war two, battles, soldier, war, politics, working class, heroic mission, survival, desert, wartime life, basic training ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: africa, europe, egypt, middle east, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 103
The Odd Squad (1982)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Sicilia 1943, after the landing, between the invading Us army and the defender Italian army, a 2000 years old roman bridge resist to all kind of attacks. Both the army decides to definitively destroy it before the opponent does. But to the chaotic ...
Style: sex comedy
Plot: combat, sergeant, italian soldier, world war two, u.s. marine corps, u.s. army, italian army
Time: 1940s
Place: italy, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Churchill: The Hollywood Years (2004)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A group of American executives making a film about World War II decide that since their lead is rather unglamorous, they will draft in an American G.I. to play the part of Winston Churchill. Their take on the war depicts a handsome Churchill falling ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, absurd, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: fall in love, heroes, secret agents, war, head of state, state affairs, undercover, save the world, battles, working undercover, parody, fictional biography ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: england, europe, buckingham palace, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Which Way to the Front? (1970)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Brendan Byers III (Jerry Lewis), one of the richest men in America, has been pronounced 4-F and can't serve his country in it's war against Hitler. Byers does not takes "No" for an answer and recruits other 4-F's to fight ...
Style: exciting, realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: military, farce, world war two, disorder, heroes, soldier, obsessive quest, goofy hero, misfit, war, anti heroes, escapades ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Giuseppe in Warsaw (1964)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Italian soldier Giuseppe Santucci, on his way home from the Russian front, during World War II (in 1943), has his machine gun stolen in Warsaw. Afraid of consequences, he stays in Warsaw and occupies a flat of the Polish girl Maria, whom he ...
Plot: world war two, partisan, shooting, train, swastika, nazi occupation, male in bathtub, german, kissing, rebellion, brother and sister, italian soldier ...
Time: 1940s
Place: poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Roses of the Desert (2006)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A sanitary battalion of Italian Army is sent to Sorman oasis in Lybia during the Africa campaign in 1940. Soon an Italian missionary, living nearby, succeed to transform the occupation by Italian Army in a kind of humanitarian mission. In fact all ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: world war two, desert, friendship, war, military, state affairs, muslim, society, soldier, escapades, friends, italian soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: africa, libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Two Marines and a General (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In May 1943, two American soldiers, Joe and Frank, of Italian descent are searching the North African desert for a German general called Von Kassler, when they are captured by Von Kassler aide Inge Schultze who lets them escape with fake war plans, ...
Plot: world war two, secret weapon, german army, u.s. army, italian american
Time: 1940s
Place: italy, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? (1966)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A by-the-book Captain is ordered to capture a strategic village in Italy. The Italian soldiers are willing to surrender, if they can have a festival first. The lieutenant convinces the Captain this is the only way. Because of aerial reconnaissance, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Plot: world war two, soldier, village, surrender, unlikely partners, war, lifestyle, buddies, military, social relations, power relations, village life ...
Time: year 1943
Place: sicily, italy, europe, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Joey Boy (1965)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While posters urge austerity and vigilance in wartime Britain, 'Joey Boy' Thompson has never had it better. In a cellar beneath his East London fish shop, a gambling club thrives – and austerity provides a nice black-market sideline. But ...
Plot: illegal gambling, mule, gambling, donkey, world war two, army, betting, bet
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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If I Had a Gun (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vlado, an intelligent boy living in a small village, has fantasies that take him away from his humdrum life. But as the Nazi occupation begins to encroach on the townsfolk his fantasies and reality begin to merge.
Plot: world war two, children in wartime, shot with a gun, killed with a gun, adolescence, foreskin, circumcision, gun shooting, gunshot
Time: 1940s
Place: slovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Operation Snatch (1962)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Legend has it that if the famous Barbary Apes leave the Rock of Gibraltar, it's a sign that the British will lose control of it. During World War II, a British officer is put in charge of the apes. When he detects that the animals' morale ...
Plot: officer, zookeeper, british officer, nazi, monkey, british army, ape, behind enemy lines, secret mission, world war two
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Battle of the Last Panzer (1969)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The film looks through the eyes of the German offense during World War II, specifically a German tank crew who, after losing a battle, struggle to get home.
Plot: world war two, tank, german soldier, bombing, u.s. army
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Best of Enemies (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: During World War II, a plane full of RAF fighter crashes in the Ethiopian desert and they are met upon by an enemy Italian patrol that allows them to go free. But, when the Brits are given orders to attack the Italians, lots of problems ensue.
Plot: air disaster, world war two, desert, friendship, british army, colonialism, italian army, italian soldier, capture, soccer
Place: ethiopia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
When Heroes Die (1970)
Genre: War
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of a group of American commandos assigned to kidnap General Rommel. But the soldiers are caught by the Germans who decide to use their plan against them. Replacing the American soldiers with German soldiers, and with the help of a fake ...
Plot: world war two, commando, soldier, mission, captive, kidnapping, nazi, plan, cheating, nazis
Time: 1940s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Secret War of Harry Frigg (1968)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When 5 allied generals are captured in Italy in WWII, it is a propaganda nightmare for the allies. The generals are all 1 star and refuse to take orders from each other in order to plan an escape. Harry Frigg is a private who has escaped from the ...
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, escape, villa, heroic mission, captivity, military life, disorder, palaces castles and temples, troublemaker, anti hero, fall in love, prison ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1943
Place: italy, london, tunisia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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McHale's Navy (1964)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The crew of PT-73 get into trouble when they back the wrong horse in a race. Now they have to come up with a way to raise the money to pay off the winners.
Plot: u.s. navy, warehouse, pacific island, navy, gambling, military, debt, beach, jungle, frenchwoman, cheating, japanese navy ...
Time: year 1943, 1940s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 2K
Max & Leon (2016)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this WW2 epic comedy – in the vein of “La Grande Vadrouille” – our two heroes, Max and Léon, two lazy and partier pals, will try by all possible means to avoid going in the battle zone… This will lead the duo to demented and wild ...
Plot: little girl, hashish, camel, jumping on a bed, french army, cat, snowing, cowardice, gay, coward, radio, shaving ...
Time: year 1939, 1940s
Place: london, france, syria, vichy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Don't Look Now... We're Being Shot At! (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: France, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: During World War II, two French civilians and a downed English Bomber Crew set out from Paris to cross the demarcation line between Nazi-occupied Northern France and the South. From there they will be able to escape to England. First, they must ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, cult film ...
Plot: world war two, adventure, soldier, nazi occupation, war, rescue, danger, french resistance, farce, anti war, goofy hero, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 5K
Dad's Army (1968)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Introducing the Walmington-On-Sea home guard. During WW2, in a fictional British seaside town, a ragtag group of Home Guard local defense volunteers prepare for an imminent German invasion.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, soldier, captain, sergeant, hapless, hapless soldier, military life, military base, farce, commander, disorder, warden ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Undercovers Hero (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In this comedy, set during the Nazi occupation of France, Peter Sellers plays most major male parts, so he stars in nearly every scene, always bumbling in inspector Clouseau-style. As British Major Robinson he is hidden in Madame Grenier's ...
Plot: brothel, world war two, french resistance, occupied france, undressing, prostitute, female nudity, nazi, german, nun, hitler, priest ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Two Colonels (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: During the WWII Italians and English take and retake a village between the Albanian and Greek borders. It happens so often that not only do they use the same hotel as their headquarters, but also they find the time to become friends.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: colonel, german army, world war two, misunderstanding, army, bombing, british, german, surrender, italian soldier, italian army, italian history ...
Time: 1940s
Place: greece, albania
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Cat Under a Helmet (1962)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A tragicomic tale of lumberjack who joined the partisans during WW2. As a corporal, he successfully and courageously fulfilled the combat tasks with his partisan battalion. The commander sends him on a special assignment.
Style: dark
Plot: world war two, partisan, mountain, death, friend, courage, murder, dreaming, machine gun, nazi, german, hand grenade ...
Place: bosnia, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Merry People Die Twice (1966)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Somewhere in Bosnia in 1943 between the fourth and fifth enemy offensives column partisans withdrew across a river to free territory. At the moment of crossing the river, a group of Chetniks suddenly attack a column of partisans. In this violent ...
Style: dark
Plot: partisan, world war two, mountain, fear, machine gun, knife, duke, cliff, girl, dog, river, hill ...
Time: year 1943
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Password Is Courage (1962)
Genre: War, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A British officer, captured by the Germans, tries everything he can to escape. In the process, amongst many other adventures he gets awarded the Iron Cross !! Based on a true story.
Style: based on supposedly true story
Plot: train, tunnel, claustrophobia, singing, train station, escape, world war two, sabotage, fire, british, pow, prisoner of war camp
Time: 1940s
Place: poland, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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