Movies like The Red Badge of Courage

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The Red Badge of Courage (1974)
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The Red Badge of Courage (1974)
Genre: Drama, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: During the Civil War, a young man enthusiastically joins the Union army thirsting to find glory and honor, but his first battle opens his eyes to reality.....
Plot: american civil war, battles, battle, horse, forest, civil war, gun, courage, corpse, cowardice, young soldier, taunting, flashback, shot in the chest, tent, shot in the stomach, mother son relationship
Place: virginia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and tense films with plots about american civil war, battles, civil war, soldier, battle, military and war mostly in Drama, War and Western genres. Some movies like The Red Badge of Courage: The Colt (2005), Journey to Shiloh (1968), Shenandoah (1965), Gettysburg (1993), Ride with the Devil (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Colt (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: During the heat of battle in the midst of the Civil War, a beguilingly innocent colt is born to Union Jim Rabb's beloved mare. Refusing the orders to shoot it, lest it prove a hindrance, Rabb keeps the colt as a consolation in these desperate ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, exciting
Plot: american civil war, soldier, battles, colt, military life, military, animal life, basic training, americana, danger, daring rescue, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: virginia, michigan, usa
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95%
Journey to Shiloh (1968)
Genre: Drama, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: At the beginning of the Civil War, seven friends embark on a cross-country journey in order to join the Confederate army.
Style: captivating, exciting, atmospheric, realistic, serious
Plot: battles, american civil war, adventure, war, friends, battle zone, wartime life, heroes, on the road, rivalry, destiny, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: tennessee, texas, usa, mississippi, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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Shenandoah (1965)
Genre: Drama, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Charlie Anderson, a farmer in Shenandoah, Virginia, finds himself and his family in the middle of the Civil War he wants nothing to do with. When his youngest boy is taken prisoner by the North the Civil War is forced upon him.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: american civil war, interracial relations, anti war, heroes, family relations, pow, widower, war, bittersweet, captivity, society, countryside ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: virginia, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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 26K
Gettysburg (1993)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 271 min.
Story: Summer 1863. The Confederacy pushes north into Pennsylvania. Union divisions converge to face them. The two great armies clash at Gettysburg, site of a theology school. For three days, through such legendary actions as Little Round Top and ...
Style: epic, realistic, captivating, serious, exciting ...
Plot: american civil war, civil war, slavery, battles, military, soldier, war, heroic mission, state affairs, military life, civil rights, battle zone ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Ride with the Devil (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Ride with the Devil follows four people who are fighting for truth and justice amidst the turmoil of the American Civil War. Director Ang Lee takes us to a no man's land on the Missouri/Kansas border where a staunch loyalist, an ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: american civil war, civil war, raid, war, romance, graphic violence, save the lady, reincarnation, supernatural, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, missouri, st. louis missouri, germany, kansas ...
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71%
Field of Lost Shoes (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of teenage cadets sheltered from war at the Virginia Military Institute must confront the horrors of an adult world when they are called upon to defend the Shenandoah Valley.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, touching
Plot: american civil war, battles, war, military, teenage life, youth, danger, battle, teenage boy, friendship, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1850s
Place: usa, virginia
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69%
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Wicked Spring (2002)
Genre: Drama, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: During the 1864 battle of the Wilderness, three Union soldiers and three Confederate Soldiers get seperated from their units as twilight engulfs the ravaged battlefield. The men wander alone through the dangerous woods, separate of each other, until ...
Style: epic, emotional, sincere, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: battles, wilderness, genocide, soldier, american civil war, against humanity, heroes, politics, weakness, military, state affairs, war ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Little Shepherd Of Kingdom Come (1961)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Director Andrew V. McLaglen's 1961 drama, based on John William Fox's novel, is the tale of a young man returning home after fighting in the Civil War. The cast includes Jimmie Rodgers, Luana Patten, Chill Wills, George Kennedy, Neil ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: civil war, prayer, horse, soldier, pistol, kiss, river battle, main character shot, musket, cavalry, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, american flag ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Last Stand at Saber River (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As America recovers from the Civil War, one man tries to put the pieces of his life back together but finds himself fighting a new battle on the frontier. Cable is an embittered Confederate soldier who returns from the war to reclaim his Arizona ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic
Plot: american civil war, battles, confederate soldier, territory, homecoming, adventure, vengeance, moral dilemma, introspection, politics, military, rivalry ...
Place: arizona, usa, mexico, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
My Brother's War (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Civil War drama directed by Whitney Hamilton. Grace Kieler disguises herself as a man and takes her brother's place in the Confederate army in an effort to protect him from the horrors of the war. When she meets young war widow Virginia ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, atmospheric
Plot: american civil war, soldier, politics, battles, wartime life, life is a bitch, rivalry, religions or cults, society, friendship, escapades, cross ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Scavengers (1969)
Genre: Drama, Western, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The Scavengers Were Rotten to the Core - Thoroughly Disgusting, And Had a Serious Freudian Problem... You'll Probably Love Them
Style: psychotronic
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), rape, murder, captain, civil war, american civil war, train robbery, sergeant, arizona territory, u.s. civil war, breasts, corporal ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Across Five Aprils (1990)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Story: Jethro Creighton (Todd Duffey) is a young man of nine years from Southern Illinois who is growing up during the outbreak of the American Civil War. Helping his father farm is all he really knows. This makes things difficult when his kin fights for ...
Plot: battle, confederacy, soldier, dialect, death, brother brother relationship, american civil war, civil war, slavery, union, battles, family relations
Place: illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Free State of Jones (2016)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In 1863, Mississippi farmer Newt Knight serves as a medic for the Confederate Army. Opposed to slavery, Knight would rather help the wounded than fight the Union. After his nephew dies in battle, Newt returns home to Jones County to safeguard his ...
Style: factual, captivating, intense, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: american civil war, slavery, rebellion, justice, wartime, revolution, courage, period piece, vengeance, society, escapades, u.s. civil war ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 60s, 1960s, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
All Quiet on the Western Front (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: At the start of World War I, Paul Baumer is a young German patriot, eager to fight. Indoctrinated with propaganda at school, he and his friends eagerly sign up for the army soon after graduation. But when the horrors of war soon become too much to ...
Style: gloomy, disturbing, bleak, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: world war one, soldier, battles, anti war, hospital, school, military, atrocity, life is a bitch, heroes, war, wartime life ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: germany, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Gods and Generals (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 219 min.
Story: The film centers mostly around the personal and professional life of Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, a brilliant if eccentric Confederate general, from the outbreak of the American Civil War until its halfway point when Jackson is killed ...
Style: epic, rough, serious, sincere, intense ...
Plot: american civil war, battles, confederate soldier, confederate army, war, war hero, military, military life, social relations, rivalry, couple relations, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 1860s, 19th century
Place: virginia, maine, west virginia, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Midnight Clear (1992)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Set in 1944 France, an American Intelligence Squad locates a German Platoon wishing to surrender rather than die in Germany's final war offensive. The two groups of men, isolated from the war at present, put aside their differences and spend ...
Style: realistic, bleak, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, war, innocence lost, anti war, christmas, prank, soldier, isolation, disorder, buddies, surrender, battles ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Hunley (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: CSS Hunley tells the incredible true story of the crew of the manually propelled submarine CSS Hunley, during the siege of Charleston of 1864. It is a story of heroism in the face of adversity, the Hunley being the first submersible to sink an enemy ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, touching
Plot: submarine, american civil war, civil war, rivalry, military, heroes, escapades, confined, state affairs, war, anti heroes, anti hero ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1860s, year 1995
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Custer of the West (1967)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: UK, France, Spain, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Biopic of General George Armstrong Custer from his rise to prominence in the Civil War through to his "last stand" at the Battle of the Little Big Horn.
Style: exciting, captivating, realistic, serious, tragic ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american attack, soldier, military, battles, american civil war, heroes, congress, tragic hero, military life, rivalry, leadership, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams (2005)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Amid the bitter divisiveness of the Civil War, Confederate Capt. Robert Adams (Julian Adams) feels the rift within his soul. Steadfastly loyal to the South, Adams also holds an unshakable love for his Northerner wife, Eveline McCord (Gwendolyn ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, romantic, saga
Plot: battles, american civil war, love affair, wartime life, true love, leadership, society, military, love and romance, romance, heroes, supportive spouse ...
Time: 19th century
Place: southern usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Ambrose Bierce: Civil War Stories (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Legendary writer Ambrose Bierce was known to be brilliant, cantankerous and romantic in all his life's passions, and was revered as one of the top storytellers of the late 19th Century. In 1890, he presented his recently published collection of ...
Style: touching, exciting, captivating, melancholic, surprise ending
Plot: civil war, battlefield, american civil war, storytelling, spy, husband wife relationship, military, soldier, politician, pursuit, hanging, blindfold ...
Time: 1890s
Place: san francisco, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Glory (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Robert Gould Shaw leads the US Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices of both his own Union army and the Confederates.
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, captivating, epic ...
Plot: american civil war, freedom, slavery, racism, battles, war, prejudice, battle, military life, african american, human spirit, glory ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston, new england, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Adwa (1999)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Germany, Ethiopia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In 1896, Ethiopia, an African nation, largely armed with spears and knives, defeats a well-equipped and organized Italian military bent on colonization.
Plot: battles, battle, colonialism, italian army, heroic bloodshed, heroism, colonization, independence, african, determination
Place: ethiopia, italy, africa
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37%
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Point of Honor (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: At the start of the Civil War, a prominent Virginia family makes the controversial decision to defend the South while freeing all of their slaves, pitting the family against one another and testing their strength, courage and love.
Style: serious, stylized, tense, captivating, realistic
Plot: american civil war, military, soldier, siblings relations, parents and children, family problems, family relations, civil war
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Louisiana (1984)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
Country: France, Italy, Canada, USA
Duration: 186 min.
Story: Virginia Tregan returns to her home in the U.S. Deep South from a sojourn in Paris only to discover that her family plantation and its holdings have been lost. She determines to recoup her family's fortune.
Plot: southern belle, plantation, southerner, american civil war, civil war, deep south
Place: louisiana, southern usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Blue and the Gray (1982)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 296 min.
Story: This movie is also in existance as a 3 part miniseries. America just before and during the Civil War, as seen through the eyes of an artist correspondent. The plot revolves around the families of two sisters; Maggie Geyser and Evelyn Hale. The ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: american civil war, battles, working class, military, family life, rebellion, society, showdown, brother brother relationship, standoff, slavery, political unrest ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Marine Battleground (1963)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A division of marines survive a battle with the Chinese army but find themselves stranded without contact on the wrong side of the front.
Plot: war, machine gun, rifle, chinese, massacre, communism, u.s. marine corps, cold, korean war, un, battles, mascot ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Dog Jack (2010)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: "Dog Jack" is the story of a slave boy and his dog who escape the master's plantation, join the union army, and have to face their former master on the battlefield. The story is inspired by the historical true-life adventures of the ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, uplifting, bleak
Plot: american civil war, military, soldier, heroes, teenage boy, slave, plantation, military enlistment, scout, war, brother brother relationship, minister ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.
Style: realistic, captivating, bleak, rough, epic ...
Plot: military, war, army, battles, sniper, world war two, heroic mission, courage, warrior, rescue, d day, bravery ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: normandy, france, europe, poland, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Keeping Room (2014)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this radically reimagined American Western set towards the end of the Civil War, Southerner Augusta encounters two renegade, drunken soldiers who are on a mission of pillage and violence. After escaping an attempted assault, Augusta races back to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic
Plot: american civil war, soldier, home invasion, rape, survival, danger, family relations, strong female character, sister sister relationship, self defense, slave, farmhouse ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Retrieval (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On the outskirts of the Civil War, a boy is sent north by a bounty hunter gang to retrieve a wanted man.
Style: tense, captivating, serious, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: american civil war, moral dilemma, bounty hunter, danger, slavery, civil war, survival, foe turned friend, escapades, track down, society, racism ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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