Movies like The Secret of Blood Island

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The Secret of Blood Island (1965)
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The Secret of Blood Island (1965)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Based on the true story of a British secret agent, shot down over Malaya near to a Allied POW forced labour camp. There she is hidden, disguised as a youthful prisoner, until her escape can be effected. The costs of keeping her identity secret fall on all the POW's as the Japanese embark on a policy of ruthless terror to extract her and the focus shifts to the conflicts of the group' s collective concerns against the necessities of personal survival.
Plot: prison, jungle, world war two, agent, torture, pow, concentration camp, secret, prisoners of war
Time: 1940s
Place: asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about world war two, soldier, war, military, pow, danger and nazi mostly in Drama, War and Action genres. Some movies like The Secret of Blood Island: Black Birds (1967), To End All Wars (2001), The Great Raid (2005), Return from the River Kwai (1989), Code Name: Emerald (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Great Escape II: The Untold Story (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, 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, pow, nazi, prison, escape, prisoners of war, prison escape
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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, prison, nazi, concentration camp
Time: 1940s
Place: croatia
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To End All Wars (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on a real-life story, this drama focuses on a small group of Allied soldiers in Burma who are held captive by the Japanese. Capt. Ernest Gordon (Ciaran McMenamin), Lt. Jim Reardon (Kiefer Sutherland) and Maj. Ian Campbell (Robert Carlyle) are ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, harsh ...
Plot: pow, jungle, corporal punishment, world war two, captivity, escape, war crime, soldier, military, hopes, war, prison life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1942, year 1943
Place: japan, scotland, asia, india, burma ...
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80%
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The Great Raid (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 132 min.
Story: As World War II rages, the elite Sixth Ranger Battalion is given a mission of heroic proportions: push 30 miles behind enemy lines and liberate over 500 American prisoners of war.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, harsh, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue mission, military, war, pow, world war two, escape attempt, massacre, swat team, against the odds, military life, human spirit, daring rescue ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: the philippines, asia, manila philippines, pearl harbor, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Return from the River Kwai (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of war prisoners has spilt blood, sweat and tears to construct a bridge over the river Kwai in Thailand. Just when the bridge is ready, an American bomber arrives and destroys it. Camp commander Tanaka wants to set an example and orders that ...
Plot: british, pow, decapitation, imperial japan, japanese army, submarine, british empire, train, british soldier, world war two
Time: 1940s
Place: burma, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Code Name: Emerald (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In april 1944, an allied agent is sent to France in order to rescue an "overlord" captured by the Germans. (An "overlord" is one of the few men who knew the date and place of the "D" day). To achieve this goal, he will ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, espionage, d day, undercover, rescue, secret agents, war, escapades, spring, nazi, interrogation, prisoner ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Saints and Soldiers (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five American soldiers fighting in Europe during World War II struggle to return to Allied territory after being separated from U.S. forces during the historic Malmedy Massacre.
Style: rough, emotional, touching, intense, realistic ...
Plot: pow, soldier, behind enemy lines, world war two, battles, allies, heroic mission, tragic hero, military, bondage, hapless soldier, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1944
Place: germany, europe, belgium, berlin germany, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Walking Dead (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Five young marines on a suicide mission in Vietnam, struggle for survival in a jungle minefield. The mean streets of home did not prepare them for this.
Style: suspense, realistic, serious, biting, tense ...
Plot: jungle, vietnam war, military life, interracial relations, graphic violence, war, society, escapades, life is a bitch, military, survival, soldier ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Farewell to the King (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An American soldier who escapes the execution of his comrades by Japanese soldiers in Borneo during WWII becomes the leader of a personal empire among the headhunters in this war story told in the style of Joseph Conrad and Rudyard Kipling. The ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, epic, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: jungle, world war two, battles, soldier, military, war, u.s. navy, adventure, survival, betrayal, vengeance, island ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia, borneo, indonesia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Operation Mincemeat (2021)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In 1943, two British intelligence officers concoct Operation Mincemeat, wherein their plan to drop a corpse with false papers off the coast of Spain would fool Nazi spies into believing the Allied forces were planning to attack by way of Greece ...
Plot: world war two, operation, sea, tank, soldier, community, minefield, army, military, commander, agent, intelligence ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943
Place: sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Paradise Road (1997)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Paradise Road is a 1997 film which tells the story of a group of English, American, Dutch and Australian women who are imprisoned in Sumatra during World War II. It was directed by Bruce Beresford and stars Glenn Close as beatific Adrienne Pargiter, ...
Style: serious, uplifting, emotional, touching, harsh ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: pow, world war two, prison, war crime, island, holocaust, war, friendship, human spirit, prison life, survival, justice ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: singapore, japan, asia, indonesia, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Saints and Soldiers: Airborne Creed (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of American GIs work their way through war-torn France during the final days of the Second World War.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, captivating, disturbing, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, soldier, battles, military, heroes, friendship, family relations, american soldier, pow, courage, brutality, violence ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.0
 2K
The Passage (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: During WW 2, a Basque shepherd is approached by the underground, who wants him to lead a scientist and his family across the Pyrenees. While being pursued by a sadistic German.
Style: suspense, factual, tense, disturbing
Plot: scientist, world war two, exploitation, chase, resistance, nazi, ss officer, shepherd, rescue mission, mountain, assassination, ss ...
Time: 1940s
Place: basque country
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Seven Women from Hell (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Seven women from different backgrounds, nationality, age, class, and marital status find themselves in New Guinea, February 1942 - when the Japanese army takes over unexpectedly, and sends them into a war camp in the jungle.
Plot: world war two, australian, reformatory, scientific expedition, death of child, pow, dating, american, evacuation, betrayal, rape, thief ...
Time: 1940s
Place: pacific ocean
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Fist of Anger (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Historical movie set during the Japanese occupation of China during WWII. Jackie Chan is one of the good guys but has nothing much more than a supporting role.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: martial arts, world war two, heroes, escapades, war, good versus evil, military, life is a bitch, rivalry, japanese occupation of china, asian, asian man ...
Time: 1940s
Place: china, asia, hong kong, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Submarine X-1 (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After losing a submarine and fifty crew in a battle with a German ship during WWII, a Royal Navy officer gets a second chance in a daring raid with midget subs.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating, exciting
Plot: world war two, submarine, battles, battleship, power relations, seaport, ocean, officers and cadets, heroic mission, military life, military, heroes ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Last Escape (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During World War II, American officer Capt. Lee Mitchell (Stuart Whitman) and a British military unit boldly infiltrate German-occupied enemy territory and attempt to kidnap brilliant Nazi scientist Dr. Von Heinken (Pinkas Braun) and bring him back ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, confined, escapades, battles, war, heroes, soldier, military, kidnapping, behind enemy lines, nazi officer, pow ...
Time: 20th century, year 1945, 1940s
Place: germany, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Too Late the Hero (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A WWII film set on a Pacific island. Japanese and allied forces occupy different parts of the island. When a group of British soldiers are sent on a mission behind enemy lines, things don't go exactly to plan. This film differs in that some of ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, psychological, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, world war two, adventure, anti war, british army, war, survival, destiny, soldier, rivalry, rescue, surrender ...
Time: year 1942, 70s
Place: the philippines, england, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Little Alexander (1981)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union, East Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: May of 1945. Soviet soldiers conducting an operation to rescue the children in a small town in the territory of Germany.
Plot: hunger, post war, concentration camp, death, poverty
Time: 1940s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Last Bullet (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Australia, Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tijdens de laatste dagen van de Tweede Wereldoorlog wordt op het eiland Borneo een Australische legereenheid bijna geheel uitgemoord door een enkele Japanse Soldaat, Ichiro Yamamura (Koji Tamaki). Hij zit zo vol haat omdat hij zijn vrouw en kinderen ...
Plot: jungle warfare, landmine, minefield, soldier, little girl, jungle, wound, world war two, father daughter relationship, cat and mouse, japanese soldier, sniper ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, 90s
Place: pacific ocean, borneo
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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King Rat (1965)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: When Singapore surrendered to the Japanese in 1942 the Allied POWs, mostly British but including a few Americans, were incarcerated in Changi prison. This was a POW detention center like no other. There were no walls or barbed-wire fences for the ...
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: world war two, pow, prison life, prison, friendship, war, escape, escapades, confined, military, behind enemy lines, black market ...
Time: year 1945, 1940s
Place: singapore, japan, asia, poland, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Lancaster Skies (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Douglas, a broken, solitary, Spitfire Ace, must overcome his past to lead a Lancaster bomber crew in the pivotal aerial war over Berlin, in 1944.
Style: touching, sincere, psychological, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: british army, raf, world war two, secret, aviation, trust, teamwork, camaraderie, killed in action, friendship between men, leadership, war propaganda ...
Time: year 1943
Place: england, berlin germany, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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The Blockhouse (1973)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of Slave workers, drafted by the Nazis to help construct their coastal defenses in 1944 are trapped in an underground bunker when the Allies land at Normandy on D-Day. They find huge dtores of food but not enough candles. The slow dying of ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, gloomy
Plot: world war two, survival, d day, bunker, confined, escapades, war, hopes, military, life is a bitch, against humanity, battles ...
Time: 1940s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Back Door to Hell (1964)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: During WWII, a three-man commando team places its trust in the hands of a band of Filipino resistors, as they try to knock out a Japenese communication center.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, espionage, war, escapades, anti war, mission, soldier, battles, reconnaissance, liberation, military, heroes ...
Time: 1940s
Place: the philippines, japan, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Force 10 from Navarone (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Mallory and Miller are back. The survivors of Navarone are sent on a mission along with a unit called Force 10, which is led by Colonel Barnsby. But Force 10 has a mission of their own which the boys know nothing about.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: world war two, battles, double agent, military, task force, survival, adventure, war, heroic mission, racism, against the odds, betrayal ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 70s
Place: former yugoslavia, italy, england, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: code, captain, battles, commander, athenian, secret, world war two, german soldier, love, heroes, espionage, commando ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, year 1940, 70s
Place: greece, hellas, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Secret Invasion (1964)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During World War II, convicts are recruited by the Allies for an extremely hazardous mission.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, psychotronic ...
Plot: soldier, heroes, world war two, battles, ira, prison, tunnel, commando, escape, daring rescue, war, criminal heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, cairo egypt, balkan, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Liberation of Prague (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia, East Germany
Duration: 140 min.
Story: On 20th of April 1945 the Soviet army launches its attack on Berlin. The end has come for Nazi Germany and Hitler decides to commit suicide. In Prague K.H. Frank (Nazi Secretary of State and Chief of police in the Protectorate of Bohemia a Moravia) ...
Style: propaganda film
Plot: rebellion, concentration camp, red army, communist, fascism, russian soldier, world war two
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: prague, czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: tank, world war two, german soldier, u.s. army, bombing
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Prisoners of the Sun (1990)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: On an obscure Pacific Island just north of Australia, the Japanese Empire has operated a prisoner of war camp for Australian soldiers. At the close of World War II, the liberated POWs tell a gruesome tale of mass executions of over eight hundred ...
Style: tense, bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, courtroom, island, murder, war crime, courtroom drama, military hospital, captivity, prison, uncover truth, military life, prison life ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: australia, indonesia, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%