Movies like Some May Live

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Some May Live (1967)
 5.7
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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, military, soldier, war, battles, espionage 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), Platoon Leader (1988), Assault on the Wayne (1971), 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, sadistic killer, actor, vietcong, sailor, officer, singer, soldier, 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, vietnam veteran, conspiracy theory, vietnam war veteran, missing in action, war veteran, missing, missing person
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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: rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: vietnam war, vietcong, jungle, self discovery, infantrymen, war, escapades, adventure, heroes, military, soldier, u.s. army ...
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, nuclear submarine, missile, infiltration, navy, cliff, murder, secret mission, sonar, sleeping pill, u.s. navy, spy ...
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sex
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.8
 792
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: captivating, serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: vietnam war, romance, bittersweet, tragic love, unfulfilled love, fall in love, wartime life, war, love and romance, military, u.s. navy, warship ...
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: vietnam war, aviation, bomber, u.s. navy, bombing, war, adventure, military, heroic mission, soldier, danger, politics ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, china, france, asia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.3
 370
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, family relations, frustration, journalist, dead son, death of son, bureaucracy, loss of son, flashback ...
Time: 70s, year 1970
Place: iowa, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Plot: vietnam war, war, military life, captivity, confined, life is a bitch, rebellion, on the run, espionage, battles, anti war, political unrest ...
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: twists and turns, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: hospital, memory loss, espionage, crimes, undercover, political intrigue, rivalry, dishonesty, deception, undercover agent, interrogation, 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: bleak, rough, disturbing, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: vietnam war, electric torture, homecoming, survival, military life, vengeance, political unrest, wartime life, prison, anti war, isolation, prison life ...
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: psychology, spy, brainwashing, experiment
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, vietnam veteran, gold, friendship between men, male friendship, war veteran, minefield, post traumatic stress disorder, friendly fire, landmine, widower, gunshot ...
Time: 1960s, 70s, 60s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, survival, jungle, escapades, against the odds, anti war, battles, heroic mission, military life, military, danger, soldier ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.6
 116
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, inspector, spy, police inspector, police, police officer, captain, spy hero, doctor
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: serious, rough, bleak, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: vietnam war, military life, battles, military, haunted by the past, soldier, war, hopes, political unrest, idealism, rescue, mercenary ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 70s, year 1964
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, psychological, tense, disturbing, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, jungle, war violence, investigation, heroes, saving a life, death, heroism, dying, military, self sacrifice, thanksgiving ...
Time: year 1999, year 1969
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ 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, suicide, drug dealer, morgue, female doctor, thunder, tragic event, explosion, blood, dying ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, military, soldier, pregnancy, insurgent, vietcong, infidelity, military life, anti war, political unrest, battles, couples ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia, saigon
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, survival, jungle, rescue, war, against the odds, adventure, danger, friendship, soldier, daring rescue ...
Place: vietnam, asia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.1
 390
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, artwork, woman kills a man, assassin, auditorium, helicopter, james bond spoof, murder, espionage, theater, motorcycle, arch villain ...
⇓ 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: kgb, spy, espionage, british, cold war, ambush
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, violence, behind enemy lines, stoners, chaos, gory, adventure, escapades, heroes, danger, war ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 70s, 60s
Place: vietnam, southeast asia, saigon, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: bleak, suspenseful, gloomy, tense, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, espionage, spy, wartime life, working undercover, double agent, undercover, state affairs, danger, dishonesty, betrayal, forgery ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1942
Place: sweden, germany, europe, stockholm sweden, copenhagen denmark ...
⇓ 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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: espionage, alcohol abuse, state affairs, undercover, government agency, dishonesty, life is a bitch, special agents, traitor, fbi, agent, spy ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, langley virginia
⇓ 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, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, vengeance, confined, war, politics, friendship, haunted by the past, vietnam veteran, vietnam war veteran, captivity, anti war ...
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: train, journalist, corporation, intrigue, train ride, espionage, passenger, passport
⇓ 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, serious, rough, disturbing ...
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%
Missing in Action 2: The Beginning (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Prequel to the first Missing In Action, set in the early 1980s it shows the capture of Colonel Braddock during the Vietnam war in the 1970s, and his captivity with other American POWs in a brutal prison camp, and his plans to escape.
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, escape, jungle, survival, torture, danger, soldier, heroes, burned alive, military, one man army, martial arts ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: vietnam, asia, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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