Movies like Some May Live

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Some May Live (1967)
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Some May Live (1967)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: During the Vietnam War U.S. decoder Kate Meredith is plagued with guilt when her correspondent husband coerces her to pass information to him and the Viet Cong.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: vietnam war, espionage, spy, traitor, intrigue, vietcong, extramarital affair, dysfunctional marriage, police inspector, covert, asian stereotype

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Most similar movies to Some May Live

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and suspenseful films with plots about vietnam war, soldier, military, war, espionage, battles and helicopter mostly in Drama, War and Thriller genres. Some movies like Some May Live: Target for Death (1986), M.I.A. A Greater Evil (2018), Assault on the Wayne (1971), Platoon Leader (1988), There Is No 13 (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Target for Death (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Vietnam, Soviet Union
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Coordinates of Death (Russian Title: Koordinaty smerti / Координаты смерти) is a 1985 Soviet-Vietnamese co-production directed by Samvel Gasparov and Nguyen Xuan Chan. Set during the Vietnam War (presumably during Operation ...
Plot: vietnam war, vietcong, soldier, singer, actor, sadistic killer, sailor, officer, engineer
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
M.I.A. A Greater Evil (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: USA, UK, Thailand
Duration: 86 min.
Story: American college students head to the jungles of Vietnam to search for lost gold. They become hopelessly lost, and they may not be alone.
Plot: vietnam war, pow, missing, conspiracy theory, vietnam war veteran, war veteran, missing in action, vietnam veteran, missing person
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Assault on the Wayne (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Intrigue aboard a nuclear sub with foreign agents infiltrating the crew to get their hands on a top secret device.
Plot: impostor, infiltration, navy, missile, cliff, scientist, spy, cold war, discipline, sleeping pill, taxi, helicopter ...
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Platoon Leader (1988)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: West Point graduate lieutenant Jeff Knight meets cynicism when taking command of sergeant Michael McNamara's tour veterans platoon in a Vietnamese trench camp. Unlike his predecessor, who hid till the end of his tour, Jeff takes charge, ...
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: vietnam war, vietcong, war, heroes, adventure, escapades, soldier, military, jungle, self discovery, infantrymen, u.s. army ...
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
There Is No 13 (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In this wartime drama, a young soldier spends much of stint in Vietnam remembering his life and his 12 love affairs. The story ends before he can have a 13th.
Plot: vietnam war, memory, soldier, sex, boyfriend girlfriend relationship
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.8
 782
Purple Hearts (1984)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A Navy surgeon and a nurse fall in love while serving in Vietnam during the war. Their affection for one another provides a striking contrast to the violence of warfare.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sentimental
Plot: vietnam war, war, love and romance, tragic love, military, bittersweet, wartime life, fall in love, romance, unfulfilled love, army life, medical ...
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.3
 363
Friendly Fire (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: In March 1970, a U.S. Army officer arrived at the Iowa farm of Peg and Gene Mullen and informed them that their son Michael had been killed in Vietnam by "friendly fire." Their determined attempts to learn more about the circumstances of ...
Plot: vietnam war, friendly fire, killed in action, cover-up, frustration, flashback, dead son, death of son, bureaucracy, witness, journalist, family relations ...
Time: 70s, year 1970
Place: vietnam, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Last Full Measure (2019)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The incredible true story of Vietnam War hero William H. Pitsenbarger, a U.S. Air Force Pararescuemen medic who personally saved over sixty men. Thirty-two years later, Pentagon staffer Scott Huffman investigates a Congressional Medal of Honor ...
Style: sincere, tense, captivating, disturbing, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, jungle, war violence, saving a life, heroism, death, dying, military, investigation, heroes, self sacrifice, thanksgiving ...
Time: year 1999, year 1969
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Fifth Patient (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: John Reilly wakes up in an African Hospital with only fragments of his memory in tact. An officer of the local regime, Mugambe, accuses him of being an American spy.
Style: tense, twists and turns, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: hospital, memory loss, undercover, political intrigue, crimes, espionage, dishonesty, rivalry, deception, interrogation, undercover agent, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Hanoi Hilton (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Lionel Chetwynd's film documents the horrific struggles that faced American POWs held in the North Vietnamese prison Hoa Lo -- more infamously known as the Hanoi Hilton -- between 1964 and 1975. Williamson (Michael Moriarty) leads a group of ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, captivating, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: vietnam war, electric torture, soldier, military, survival, revolution, confined, life is a bitch, war, espionage, isolation, homecoming ...
Time: 20th century
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Mind Benders (1963)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A British scientist is discovered to have been passing information to the Communists, then kills himself. Another scientist decides that they might have brainwashed him by a sensory deprivation technique, but he doesn’t know if someone really can ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: brainwashing, psychology, experiment, spy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Flight of the Intruder (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: U.S. Navy pilot Lt. Jake Grafton and his bombardier buddy, Lt. Cmdr. Virgil Cole, are two soldiers embedded in the Vietnam War growing frustrated by the military's constraints on their missions. Despite the best efforts of their commanding ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: vietnam war, aviation, u.s. navy, bomber, bombing, war, adventure, military, politics, soldier, military life, against the odds ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, china, asia, france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Iron Triangle (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on the diary of an unknown Viet Cong soldier, this film provides a sympathetic look at a Viet Cong soldier who protected a captured American soldier whom he believed did not kill him when the American had the opportunity. Written by John ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, exciting ...
Plot: war, vietnam war, captivity, confined, military life, wartime life, battles, life is a bitch, on the run, espionage, political unrest, rebellion ...
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.5
 113
Master Spy (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Boris Turganev (Murray) is a Russian scientist who has absconded from a Communist prison in an attempt to achieve a better life working for the British. As Boris struggles to make his superiors believe he is there to work and not to spy for the ...
Plot: espionage, police officer, police, spy hero, inspector, police inspector, captain, spy, doctor
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.6
 24K
Da 5 Bloods (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Four African-American Vietnam veterans return to Vietnam. They are in search of the remains of their fallen squad leader and the promise of buried treasure. These heroes battle forces of humanity and nature while confronted by the lasting ravages of ...
Plot: vietnam war, war veteran, gold, male friendship, minefield, friendship between men, vietnam veteran, gunfight, multiple time frames
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Don't Cry, It's Only Thunder (1982)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An Army medic working in a mortuary in Saigon becomes emotionally involved with a group of Vietnamese orphans.
Plot: orphanage, vietnam war, orphan, military, blackmail, drug dealer, nun, battle, battles, female doctor, blood, dying ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Go Tell the Spartans (1978)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Go Tell the Spartans is a 1978 American war film based on Daniel Ford's 1967 novel "Incident at Muc Wa." It tells the story about U.S. Army military advisers during the early part of the Vietnam War. Led my Major Asa Barker, these ...
Style: rough, serious, bleak, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: vietnam war, military life, military, battles, haunted by the past, political unrest, idealism, war, hopes, soldier, rescue, mercenary ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s, 20th century, year 1964
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.9
 2K
84C MoPic (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cameraman embedded with a reconnaissance patrol charts their mission across territory controlled by the Vietnamese. An impressively naturalistic Vietnam film. Impressive performance by unknown actors in this low-budget Vietnam drama. The story is ...
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, survival, jungle, anti war, against the odds, escapades, military life, heroic mission, battles, danger, military, soldier ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 5.1
 382
Hammerhead (1968)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An American agent has tracked down the stronghold of an evil criminal mastermind, determined to take over the world (what, another one ?).
Plot: spy, murder, artwork, mannequin, theater, hippie, woman kills a man, james bond spoof, car chase, police, arch villain, nightclub ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Who'll Stop the Rain (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: John, a disillusioned Vietnam War journalist, turns to heroin smuggling. He cons Ray, an equally burnt out veteran into delivering the drugs stateside to his wife. Everything soon falls apart and Ray ends up on the run with John's wife trying ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: vietnam war, chase, on the run, heroin, drug trade, police corruption, homecoming, journalism, law enforcement, couples, crimes, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: vietnam, asia, san francisco, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Alamut Ambush (1986)
Genre: Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This British espionage thriller stars Terence Stamp as David Audley, former Oxford professor turned intelligence agent.
Style: suspense
Plot: espionage, ambush, british, kgb, cold war, spy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Bright Shining Lie (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Something in his past keeps career Army man John Paul Vann from advancing past colonel. He views being sent to Vietnam as part of the US military advisory force a stepping stone to promotion. However, he disagrees vocally (and on the record) with ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, military, pregnancy, vietcong, insurgent, battles, war, state affairs, life is a bitch, infidelity, rebellion ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia, saigon
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Hunter of the Apocalypse (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: During the Vietnam war, an American soldier gets trapped beind enemy lines. A squad of his buddies sets out to rescue him.
Style: realistic, bleak, exciting, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: soldier, vietnam war, behind enemy lines, violence, anti war, adventure, war, survival, apocalypse, battles, stoners, military ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 70s
Place: vietnam, saigon, southeast asia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.5
 8K
Bat*21 (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lt. Col. Iceal "Ham" Hambleton is a weapons countermeasures expert and when his aircraft is shot over enemy territory the Air Force very much wants to get him back. Hambleton knows the area he's in is going to be carpet-bombed but a ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, survival, jungle, rescue, war, against the odds, danger, adventure, battles, daring rescue, soldier ...
Place: vietnam, asia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Railway Spine (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Michael Delucca, a Vietnam veteran broken by his struggle with post-traumatic stress, recollects his violent postwar life in a raw and touching memoir for the son he never knew.
Plot: memoir, vietnam war
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Counterfeit Traitor (1962)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Blacklisted in modern day WW2, a Swedish oil trader opts to assist British Allies, by means of infiltrating and surveying Nazi Germany.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, espionage, spy, betrayal, secret agents, life is a bitch, state affairs, danger, wartime life, working undercover, double agent, undercover ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: sweden, germany, europe, berlin germany, stockholm sweden ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Aldrich Ames: Traitor Within (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fact-based story about a 90's espionage case that was chronicled as the worst case of espionage in US history
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: espionage, alcohol abuse, undercover, dishonesty, government agency, state affairs, special agents, life is a bitch, nagging wife, betrayal, kgb, jaguar ...
Time: 90s
Place: langley virginia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Veteran (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sidney J. Furie's The Veteran is a respectable straight-to-DVD movie that was headed for the "pleasant surprise" category before self-destructing with a terrible, out-of-the-blue ending.
Style: psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, vengeance, confined, haunted by the past, friendship, war, politics, vietnam veteran, vietnam war veteran, homecoming, state affairs ...
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Last In, First Out (1978)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman on a train becomes the center of attention when she is mistaken for a spy by opposing factions who are traveling on the same line.
Plot: corporation, train, espionage, intrigue, journalist, passenger, passport, train ride
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Rules of Engagement (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Part war movie, part courtroom thriller, this gripping drama finds a war hero put on trial for a rescue mission gone terribly wrong with only his doubtful friend and fellow marine to represent him.
Style: realistic, twists and turns, disturbing, rough, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: army investigation, marines, court case, lawyer, profanity, vietnam veteran, friendship, courtroom drama, war, military, vietnam war, courtroom ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, washington d.c., middle east, iraq, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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