Movies like Operation Snafu 1970

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Operation Snafu (1970)
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Operation Snafu (1970)
Original name: Rosolino Paternò, soldato...
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In WWII, a commando was sent in a secret mission in Sicily. They had a reluctant Italian prisoner of war to help them.
Plot: world war two, commando, cafe, german army, german occupation, cigarette smoking, italian fascism, commando raid
Place: italy, sicily, sicily italy

Most similar movies to Operation Snafu

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, serious and humorous films with plots about world war two, nazi, soldier, battles, commando, partisan and war mostly in War, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Operation Snafu: A Day for Lionhearts (1961), When Heroes Die (1970), Io non scappo... fuggo (1970), Two Marines and a General (1965), Hell Commandos (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Day for Lionhearts (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: September the 8th 1943, Rome, that crucial day, the armistice, in the town many life change their way. Danilo escapes the fascist enlist, while Michele succeeded to leave his administration moving from Rome. On the way to come back Rome the two ...
Plot: explosion, civil war, resistance, friendship, world war two, train, bridge, german army, italian soldier, truce, bomb, sabotage ...
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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 ⇓
84%
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 ⇓
84%
We All Loved Each Other So Much (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Gianni, Nicola and Antonio become close friends in 1944 while fighting the Nazis. After the end of the war, full of illusions, they settle down. The movie is a the story of the life of these three idealists and how they deal with the inevitable ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, italian comedy
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, world war two, idealism, introspection, innocence lost, love triangle, human nature, midlife crisis, friends, hopes, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 50s, 1940s, 40s ...
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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 ⇓
76%
Hell Commandos (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Spanish-Italian war movie.
Plot: covert operation, commando, female fighter, behind enemy lines, nazi, military training, nazi officer, world war two, infiltration
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Honey Sweet Love... (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A British commander falls in love with a local Sicilian girl during World War II.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, romance, love and romance, military, battles, war, soldier, bittersweet, village, fall in love, village life, sicilian ...
Place: italy, sicily, europe, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 230
The Cavern (1964)
Genre: War, Drama, Adventure
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Adventure drama during WW2 in Italy where a mixed group of people get trapped inside a cave after a bomb raid. But can they co-operate? And will they survive?
Plot: world war two, general, cave, soldier, trapped, underground
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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War Fever (1969)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A twist of fate leads a recent Westpoint grad into being responsible for the execution of two fellow American GIs. The young lieutenant comes of age, and the two battle hardened veterans achieve a state of grace through acts of sacrifice.
Plot: american, firing squad, chaplain, german army, ambush, death of child, death sentence, german, army, sentenced to death, tank, prisoner ...
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
From Hell to Victory (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: From Hell To Victory follows the relationship of six friends throughout the Second World War. They meet in a cafe in Paris on 24th August 1939 and agree to meet there on the same day every year. The war however takes them on their own individual ...
Plot: world war two, commando, war violence, battle, nazi, childhood, french soldier, soldier, rifle, german soldier, battles, commando mission ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: paris france, france, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Secret of Santa Vittoria (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: During World War II, Italian villagers hide their wine from the German army.
Style: humorous, captivating, exciting, light, semi serious ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, rise to the top, small town, fighting the system, military, anti semitism, escapades, war, mayor, wine, italian fascism ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 146
The Bombers (1973)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two best friends, former Partisans, must face new challenges after the war.
Plot: world war two, mountain, bomber, post world war two, explosion, german, fear, night, girl, partisan, injury, prisoner ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.6
 58
Black Birds (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: WW2 story about group of prisoners who are trying to escape the death camp, run by local pro-Nazi militia.
Plot: world war two, nazi concentration camp, prison, nazi, concentration camp, nazis
Time: 1940s
Place: croatia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Mediterranean In Flames (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Greece
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A volunteer from a World War II-era Greek resistance group agrees to seduce a German officer in order to gain secrets
Plot: navy, resistance, commando, espionage, heroes, occupation, world war two, nazi, secret, greek, german soldier, seduction
Time: year 1940, 1940s, year 1941
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Four Days of Naples (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film shows the history of the Neapolitan popular revolt against the invading Germans, during the second world war. During the four days in Naples the revolt turns over in just few hours. Neapolitans slinged on rifles and guns, and they armed ...
Plot: barricade, partisan, german army, civil war, resistance, nazi soldier, italian history, resistance movement, anti nazi, rebellion, world war two, boy
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.5
 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 ⇓
50%
The Devil's Brigade (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: 1968 American war film about the formation and first mission of the joint Canadian-American WWII special forces winter and mountain unit formally called 1st Special Service Force, but commonly known as “The Devil’s Brigade”. The film ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, commando, battles, heroes, war, military, military life, anti war, basic training, wartime life, espionage, escapades ...
Time: 1940s
Place: italy, canada, europe, norway, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Now Where Did the Seventh Company Get to? (1973)
Genre: War, Action, Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 1940: During the chaotic running fights of the French army the 7th company disappears - nobody knows they've been taken captive. Only their scouting patrol, three witty but lazy guys, can escape and now wanders around behind the German lines. ...
Plot: german occupation, tow truck, uniform, wehrmacht, french military, french soldier, world war two, disguise, pow
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 4.2
 3K
War Pigs (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A rag tag unit of misfits known as the War Pigs must go behind enemy lines to exterminate Nazis by any means necessary.
Plot: world war two, battles, american soldier, wound, u.s. army, interrogation, behind enemy lines, beating, military training, battle, ambush, wehrmacht ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.5
 25
Uomini e no (1980)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Milan, in the winter of 1944, the ruthless Cane Nero leads the fascists against the partisans. Enne 2, one of the leading figures of the C.N.L., meets Berta, whom he loved three years ago, but Berta refuses to leave her husband for him. Enne 2 is ...
Plot: love, world war two, nazi occupation, italian history, partisan, resistance, fascist, resistance movement, turin italy, italian fascism
Time: 1940s
Place: italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Operation Stadium (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This movie tells a true story about events in Zagreb in 1941. Nazis and their collaborators organized the great gathering of students on Dubrava stadium. The intention was to publicly separate Jews from them which would lead to future pogrom. The ...
Plot: world war two, stadium, partisan, firearm, invasion, nazi, nazis
Time: year 1941
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.8
 815
Hornets' Nest (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An American commando who's the sole survivor of a parachute jump into WWII-era Italy leads a group of children in a campaign of sabotage against the Nazis.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: military, kidnapping, battles, world war two, soldier, fascism, fish out of water, village, village life, anti war, vengeance, countryside ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.5
 14K
Mediterraneo (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Greek Sea, World War II. An Italian ship leaves a handful of soldiers in a little island; their mission is to spot enemy ships and to hold the island in case of attack. The village of the island seems abandoned and there isn't a single enemy in ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: world war two, island, friendship, soldier, greek island, italian army, war, culture clash, anti war, fish out of water, isolation, disorder ...
Place: italy, greece, europe, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 148
Evening Bells (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Trials and tribulations of a Croatian Communist intellectual in the turbulent years before, during and after WW2.
Plot: world war two, fascism, communist, stockings, legs
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.0
 3K
Anzio (1968)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Allied forces land at Anzio unopposed but instead of moving straight inland their commanding officer decides to dig in. A battle-hardened war correspondent borrows a jeep and drives to Rome and back without meeting any German forces, but his report ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, u.s. army, military uniform, danger, leadership, escapades, journalism, soldier, war, military, heroes, tragic hero ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: world war two, nazi, escape, prison, pow, prisoners of war, prison escape
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Great Transport (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 134 min.
Story: This WW2 epic was one of the last movies of that kind made in former Yugoslavia. It tells the true story of great transport of Partizans from Vojvodina to Bosnia in 1943.
Style: epic
Plot: partisan, world war two, bombing, machine gun, horse, river, tank, convoy, drowning, battle, tragedy, forest ...
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 ⇓
43%
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 ⇓
43%
Seven Beauties (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Nominated for four Academy Awards including Best Director, Seven Beauties stars Giancarlo Giannini (Swept Away) as Pasqualino Frafuso, known in Naples as "Pasqualino Seven Beauties." A petty thief who lives off of the profits of his seven ...
Style: cynical, disturbing, humorous, dark humor, suspense ...
Plot: world war two, concentration camp, war, survival, pimp, honor, military, confined, misfit, anti heroes, dishonesty, criminal heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: italy, naples italy, europe, russia, southern italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%