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The Descent of the Nine (1984)
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The Descent of the Nine (1984)
Original name: Η κάθοδος των εννέα, I kathodos ton 9
Genre: Adventure, War
Country: Greece
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Summer 1949: end of the civil war in Greece. The last band of guerrillas of the Democratic Army is forced to abandon Mount Taygetus and to head for the sea. Everything behind them has collapsed and they can count on help from no one. In this long, desperate and aimless march, the group will end up by being annihilated by the National Army and the armed villagers.
Plot: hunted, desperation, ambush, mountain, truck, battle

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, rough, suspenseful and serious films with plots about battle, explosion, behind enemy lines, violence, pistol, world war two and war violence mostly in War, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like The Descent of the Nine: Giants of Rome (1964), Genghis Khan (1998), When the Greeks (1981), Brothers in Blood (1987), Jungle Heat (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Giants of Rome (1964)
Genre: Adventure, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An elite group of soldiers led by the courageous Claudius Marcellus are handpicked by Julius Caesar to embark on a desperate and dangerous suicide mission to destroy the Druids' secret weapon.
Plot: sacrifice, torture, beating, battle, soldier, foot chase, kiss, prisoner, massacre, chase, horse riding, horse ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: The Phantom Train of Doom (1999)
Genre: Adventure, War
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: November, 1916. Indiana Jones and Remy Baudouin have managed to get a transfer from the European trenches to the plains of Africa. On arrival they both receive a promotion to the rank of lieutenant in the Belgian Army. When they take the wrong train ...
Plot: fedora, battlefield, world war one, hand grenade, helmet, desert, explosion, knife throwing, sand, adventure hero, war hero, war violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Daredevils of the Desert (1999)
Genre: Adventure, War
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Working with a beautiful lady spy, Indiana Jones is assigned to assist the British forces in their attack on the Turkish-occupied town of Beersheba. With a regiment of the Australian Lighthorsemen approaching, Indy must defuse the explosives the ...
Plot: machine gun nest, adventurer, gunfight, desert, explosion, cavalry, cavalry charge, battlefield, attack, warrior, villain, turban ...
Time: 1910s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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 98
Genghis Khan (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: During the 12th Century a boy is born to a tribal chief. He is named Temujin, which means "blacksmith." Nine years later, his father is murdered by the Tartars After a long struggle, just when Temujin reclaims tribal chief status, the ...
Plot: battle, empire, honor
Place: mongolia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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When the Greeks (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Greece
Duration: 98 min.
Story: At the turn of the twentieth century a young merchant is abducted by a group of brigands who are sheltered in a remote mountainous area of Greece aiming to extract ransom from his wealthy family. The young man develops a kind of sympathy to the ...
Plot: greek, mountain, freedom, bandit, kidnapping, tradition, ransom, police, rich man, turk
Time: 1890s
Place: greece, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Brothers in Blood (1987)
Genre: Adventure, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Another war movie from Italy.
Plot: jeep, explosion, rescue, casino, helicopter, pickup truck, booby trap, boat, hand grenade, embassy, skyline, camouflage ...
Place: vietnam, central america, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Oganga, the Giver and Taker of Life (1999)
Genre: Adventure, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Africa, December 1916. Despite disobeying orders, Indy is promoted to Captain after capturing a German machine gun. He is then ordered to cross the jungle with Remy and Captain Boucher to pick up a shipment of weaponry. Along the way his Ubangan ...
Plot: mortar, world war one veteran, french soldier, sand, adventure hero, german soldier, spear throwing, luger, bayonet, war hero, war violence, stabbed with a bayonet ...
Place: congo
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 79
Jungle Heat (1985)
Genre: Adventure, War
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Towards the end of the Vietnam war, the US is running low on drivers for their supplies so they bring in a new lot of recruits and have to train them to survive in the dangers of wartorn Vietnam. The recruits are trained briefly by an American ...
Plot: snake, vietnam war, hung upside down, violence, torture, burned alive, gore, sadism
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Attack of the Hawkmen (1995)
Genre: Adventure, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Indiana Jones transfers from the Belgian army to the French intelligence service, where his first assignment is as a reconnaissance photographer for the 124th Squadron, a group of volunteer American pilots in the French army. When his plane is shot ...
Plot: pilot, fighter plane, aerial combat, leather jacket, fedora, fighter pilot, world war one, adventurer, airplane
Time: 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Hell in the Pacific (1968)
Genre: Adventure, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: During World War II, a shot-down American pilot and a marooned Japanese navy captain find themselves stranded on the same small uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean. Following war logic, each time the crafty Japanese devises something useful, he ...
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, sincere, serious ...
Plot: island, war, naval officer, pilot, survival, jungle, soldier, friends who hate each other, pacific island, u.s. air force, marooned, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 139
The Ascent (1994)
Genre: Adventure, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The real-life adventure of a dashing Italian soldier who escapes a British prisoner-of-war camp because he dreams of climbing 17,000-foot Mt. Kenya and planting the Italian flag at the summit. The obsessive British camp commander pursues him, and ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: soldier, adventure, survival, human spirit, war, captivity, danger, escapades, against the odds, fugitives, chase, contests and competitions ...
Time: 20th century
Place: kenya, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Captain Martens Brothers (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Romania
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Historical movie based on the "fratii Jderi" book. The movie is in the top 20 most watched Romanian movies.
Plot: battle, barbarian, village
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 405
Vertikal (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In the mountains, they stand alone against whatever will happen. For the several days they live in nature, they can rely only on themselves and each other. Elsewhere, there is always a fallback - here one is without a safety. This in itself can ...
Plot: blizzard, mountain climbing, mountaineer, extreme sports, world war two, mountain, rock climbing, memory, avalanche, summer vacation
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 41
Brother Anna (1963)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Greece
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Andreas, nephew of the abbot of the Monastery of Dionysios, who died eight years previously, arrives at Agion Oros (Mount Athos) with a team of smugglers of antiquities, with the intention of stealing a gold cross set with precious gems, known as ...
Plot: mountain, monk, waterfall, adventurer, monastery, gun, book, library, cross, smuggler, relic, treasure hunter
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Strike Commando 2 (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michael Ransom's Vietnam squad leader, Vic Jenkins, is captured by terrorists demanding ten million dollars worth of diamonds in return for his release. Michael, reluctantly aided by local tough-girl Rosanna Boom, is dispatched by the CIA to ...
Plot: soldier, war, mercenary, enemy, veteran, tough guy, electric torture, torture, terrorist plot, tavern, war hero, war violence ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Slave of Rome (1961)
Genre: Adventure, History, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: During Julius Caesar's invasion of Gallia: The Gauls have broken their treaty with the Romans. Marcus Valerius and his friend are sent to punish them. Antea's father wants to have peace with Rome, having once been there and acknowledging ...
Plot: body armor, ancient rome, shield, archer, roman empire, julius caesar, torture, murder, betrayal, sword, ambush, forest
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Charioteer (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Greece
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Alexis Damianos's final film (of three) came twenty-four years after his EVDOKIA, which many consider the greatest of Greek films. THE CHARIOTEER begins in 1941: Hniochos, a student, is captured by the Italians and imprisoned. In prison he ...
Plot: statue, dance, peasant, rebel, fictional biography, escape, world war two, student, historical event, capture, captive, jail ...
Time: 1940s, 21st century, year 1941
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Strike Commando (1987)
Genre: Action, War, Adventure
Country: Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: While operating behind enemy lines, Sgt. Mike Ransom learns of a Russian presence in North Vietnam. Ordered to obtain proof of this discovery, Ransom returns to enemy territory but is captured and subjected to a variety of tortures. Eventually he ...
Plot: dying words, m 16, dead children, gun duel, gun sau, commando, ak 47, vietnam war, behind enemy lines, war hero, war violence, electric torture ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Nam Angels (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Lt. Vance Calhoun takes on a dangerous rescue mission of American P.O.W.s in the treacherous Darloc Valley in Vietnam. His only chance to escape is with the help of five young, fearless soldiers on motorcycles.
Plot: rescue mission, motorcycle, beating, gangster, violence, battle, machine gun, pistol, bomb, chase, fire fight, commando ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Fugitive Pieces (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Greece, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A child escapes from Poland during World War II and first heads to Greece before coming of age in Canada.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: holocaust, childhood trauma, haunted by the past, redemption, war, destiny, wartime life, coming of age, life is a bitch, fugitives, writer's life, survival ...
Place: canada, poland, europe, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Crown of Fire (1990)
Genre: Adventure, History, War
Country: Romania
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In medieval Wallachia a young prince battles his twin brother for their father's throne and for their ancestors' crown of fire.
Plot: fortress, knight, armor, murder, death, beach, horse, queen, king, throne, joust, crusader ...
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Merrill's Marauders (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Brigadier General Frank D. Merrill leads the 3,000 American volunteers of his 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), aka "Merrill's Marauders", behind Japanese lines across Burma to Myitkyina, pushing beyond their limits and fighting ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, jungle warfare, jungle, anti war, war, battle zone, military life, battles, heroes, military, buddies, friendship ...
Time: year 1944
Place: burma, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 146
Manhunt (1977)
Genre: War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The leftover disbanded partisan battalion draws Chetniks' attention, who push their plans of attacking the partisan headquarters aside and start hunting them instead.
Style: epic
Plot: escape, partisan, italian soldier, cold, traitor, flag, tragedy, chaos, execution, river, explosion, manhunt ...
Place: yugoslavia, serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Colonel Wolodyjowski (1969)
Genre: Adventure, History, War
Country: Poland, Soviet Union
Duration: 160 min.
Story: In 1668 Polish colonel Michael Wolodyjowski, who recently retired to a monastery, is recalled to active duty and takes charge of Poland's eastern frontier defenses against invading Tatar hordes and Ottoman armies.
Style: romanticism
Plot: church, siege, impalement, suicide, army, eyepatch, christianity, musket, medieval, prince, torture, burned alive ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages
Place: poland, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Desert Commandos (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: German commandos are dropped behind enemy lines in the Sahara Desert tasked with getting to Casablanca in an assassination attempt on allied leaders.
Plot: world war two, brunette, street shootout, machine gun, chase, airplane, horse, british soldier, small town, foot chase, soldier, record player ...
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Trenches of Hell (1999)
Genre: Adventure, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: August, 1917. Using the name 'Henri Defense', 17 year old Indiana Jones has enlisted in the Belgian army to fight in the Great War. After all his commanding officers have been wiped out during combat in Flanders, Corporal ...
Plot: poison gas, machine gun nest, trench warfare, french army, french soldier, adventure hero, mortar, prisoner of war camp, war violence, infantry, bayonet, german army ...
Time: 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.6
 160
Double Target (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Miles O’Keeffe stars as an ex-military specialist in Vietnam trying to recover his son after learning that his wife has died in a concentration camp. The government considers the child their property since the war is over. There are others ...
Style: surprise ending, psychotronic
Plot: falling into a river, self healing, great white shark, boat ride, thrown from height, consulate, police officer shot through the heart, patrol, trip wire, minefield, soviet army, russian army ...
Place: southeast asia, vietnam, bangkok thailand, malaysia, thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Lost in the Barrens (1990)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of two very different boys in the Canadian wilderness. They must learn to depend on each other in order to survive.
Plot: lost, survival, mountain, bear, wilderness
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Descent upon Drvar (1963)
Genre: War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: German forces in Yugoslavia set out to destroy the stronghold of Tito with a traitor's help, but are overcome by Partisan resistance.
Style: epic
Plot: typhus, schizophrenia, russian, doctor, blood, fire, train, murder, landing, photograph, truck, innocence ...
Place: bosnia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Inglorious Bastards (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Set in Europe during WWII, a group of American soldiers on their way to military prison are beset upon by a German artillery attack, escaping with Switzerland in their sights. Before making it any farther, they volunteer to steal a V2 warhead for ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, rough, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cult, escape, explosion, war, gunfight, anti heroes, buddies, adventure, battle, fugitives, soldier, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: france, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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