Movies like Battle at Bloody Beach

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Battle at Bloody Beach (1961)
 5.7
 409
Battle at Bloody Beach (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This is only the second Audie Murphy movie set in WWII after his autobiographical "To Hell and Back." Here Murphy steps out of his usual kid-Western role to play a civilian working for the Navy helping supply guerilla insurgents in the Philippines. His sole motive is not politics nor bravery, but to find his bride from whom he was separated during the Japanese invasion two years before
Plot: shark, jungle, submarine, world war two, island, shipwreck, violence, partisan, camp, battles, love triangle, marines, american soldier, beach, boat, chase, massacre, shark attack, jungle warfare, murder, sand, machine gun, explosion, showdown, machete ...
Place: the philippines

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Most similar movies to Battle at Bloody Beach

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about world war two, battles, machine gun, soldier, combat, battle and explosion mostly in War, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Battle at Bloody Beach: The Steel Claw (1961), Cry of Battle (1963), Operation Bikini (1963), Beach Red (1967), Wild Wind (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.9
 140
The Steel Claw (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Marine stationed in the Philippines loses a hand in an accident and is discharged from the Corps. When the Japanese invade the Philippines, he is called back into service to rescue a general held by Filipino guerrillas behind Japanese lines. ...
Plot: tommy gun, shootout at a train station, guerilla warfare, jungle warfare, spin the bottle, battle, spanking, jungle, ant, japanese army, train, boat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.8
 204
Cry of Battle (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: During World War II, the spoiled son of a wealthy businessman finds himself involved in the guerrilla movement fighting against the Japanese, and finds romance and adventure.
Plot: world war two, river battle, american soldier, truck, surprise attack, interracial friendship, gunfight, violence, bayonet, japanese soldier, filipino, explosion ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Operation Bikini (1963)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: The film takes place aboard an American submarine in the Pacific during World War II. The sub's commander is ordered to stop and pick up an underwater demolition team led by Lt. Hayes, whose mission is to locate and destroy a US submarine ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: submarine, world war two, underwater, battleship, fistfight, love interest, japanese soldier, island, demolition, scuba diving, heroes, danger ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.3
 1K
Beach Red (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: American troops storm ashore on a Japanese-held island and push inland while their enemies plan a counterattack in this look at warfare. Soldiers on both sides are haunted by memories of home and the horrifying, sickening images they find in combat.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, rough
Plot: world war two, battles, island, anti war, soldier, officers and cadets, wartime life, military, anti heroes, heroes, danger, war ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 4.5
 89
Wild Wind (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union, Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: August 1943, Europe. The tentacles of the German octopus have begun to recoil. As the Nazis retreat, their concern focuses on the supply of oil from the refineries of Romania. Without the flow of "black gold", Germany's doom is ...
Plot: world war two, partisan, nudity (full frontal - brief), battle, train, violence, murder, death, machine gun, battles, breasts, river ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Marine's, Let's Go (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Following combat duty in Korea, a group of United States Marines (Tom Tryon, David Hedison and Tom Reese) are given a furlough in Japan.
Plot: pistol, violence, tank, world war two, korean war, end of war, jungle warfare, bomb, shot in the chest, japanese army, martial arts, main character shot ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.4
 534
Ambush Bay (1966)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A Marine unit on a Japanese-held island in the Philippines tries to hook up with local Filipino guerrillas.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, escapades, race against time, daring rescue, heroes, military, military life, jungle, heroic mission, island, battles, infantrymen ...
Place: the philippines, asia, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Quick and the Dead (1963)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Pretty intense war-action drama about a small group of soldiers who capture a German observation post, but in turn are captured themselves. They soon escape and--with the aid of two women--try to fight their way to safety.
Plot: world war two, soldier, behind enemy lines, war violence, house, hand to hand combat, italian woman, explosion, escape, kiss, chase, doctor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 8.1
 376K
Platoon (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: As a young and naive recruit in Vietnam, Chris Taylor faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.
Style: realistic, disturbing, thought provoking, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, vietnam war, battles, battlefield, military, jungle warfare, military life, war crime, jungle, squad, combat, innocence lost ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, year 1968, year 1967, 60s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Pacific Inferno (1979)
Genre: War
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the fall of the Philippines in World War II, the Japanese discover that Gen. MacArthur ordered millions of dollars in silver dumped in Manila Bay in order that it not fall into enemy hands. Among the prisoners the Japanese have taken are two ...
Plot: machine gun, fistfight, imperial japan, behind enemy lines, tank, american soldier, military, water, japanese soldier, world war two, judo throw, diver ...
Time: 1940s
Place: usa, japan, asia, pacific ocean, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Green Berets (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Col. Mike Kirby picks two teams of crack Green Berets for a mission in South Vietnam. First off is to build and control a camp that is trying to be taken by the enemy the second mission is to kidnap a North Vietnamese General
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: vietnam war, military life, jungle, soldier, war, green beret, anti war, culture clash, politics, journalism, military, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 723
The 7th Dawn (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Political and personal intrigues surround a group of characters in Malaya, after the close of the Second World War.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: world war two, battles, a.i., war, rivalry, heroes, escapades, betrayal, military, state affairs, soldier, adventure ...
Place: asia, russia, malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 777
Only the Brave (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A searing portrait of war and prejudice, 'Only the Brave' takes you on a haunting journey into the hearts and minds of the forgotten heroes of WWII - the Japanese-American 100th/442nd.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, world war two, soldier, military, military life, survival, society, heroic mission, daring rescue, danger, war, battle zone ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: france, europe, usa, italy, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 124
Field of Honor (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Netherlands, South Korea
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Korea 1951: After a Chinese attack Dutch mercenary sergeant De Koning is left alone by his army. While trying to survive, he meets a woman who is attempting to save her little brother. The image of the boy in shock changes him.
Plot: shell shock, mercenary, war violence, murder, raid, rape, rescue mission, desertion, battle, behind enemy lines, battles, combat ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Longest Hundred Miles (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: During the Japanese invasion of the Philippines, an assorted group of refugees, including an American soldier, an Army nurse, a priest and a group of local children, try to make their getaway aboard a rattletrap, creaky bus.
Plot: war hero, jungle, pursuit, escape, driving, canoe, refugee, guerilla warfare, soldier, world war two, little boy, submachine gun ...
Time: year 1942, 1940s
Place: the philippines, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
 21
The Verdict (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the conflict with the enemy in one battle lost in advance, the risk to die in vain, partisan Mitko Angelov, fleeing from the battlefield. He climbs onto the train and goes to see his mother, who has just returned from internment. When he returned ...
Plot: basement, river, exploding truck, motorcycle, mountain, explosion, horse, death, attack, commander, battles, commissioner ...
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, macedonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.2
 130
Heroes in Hell (1974)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In World War II, guerrillas kidnap a German general.
Plot: country, rifle, machine gun, bouquet, gunfight, steel helmet, helmet, flowers, violence, female fighter, village, man kills a woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Jungle Fighters (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on a play by Willis Hall. A troop of British soldiers are out in the jungle to record jungle noises and troop noises in the jungle so that the recordings can be played back by other troops to divert the enemy to their whereabouts. As they ...
Style: suspense
Plot: world war two, british army, anti war, soldier, jungle, army, cave, british, behind enemy lines, main character dies, bayonet, racial slur ...
Time: year 1942
Place: burma, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Hell Is for Heroes (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: World War II drama where the action centers around a single maneuver by a squad of GIs in retaliation against the force of the German Siegfried line. Reese joins a group of weary GIs unexpectedly ordered back into the line when on their way to a ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, battles, military, u.s. army, soldier, infantry, war, rebellion, heroic mission, military life, anti war, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: germany, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Silent Gunpowder (1990)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Silent Gunpowder (Serbo-Croatian: Gluvi barut) is a Yugoslavian war film Based on a novel by Branko Ćopić and set during World War II, the film tells the story of a Serbian village in the mountains of Bosnia and its villagers who found themselves ...
Style: silent film
Plot: communist, world war two, partisan, mountain, communism, civil war, shot in the head, murder, villager, fear, church, rock ...
Place: bosnia herzegovina, former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.3
 91
July 13th (1982)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This is a movie about the start of people's uprising in Montenegro in World War II. After the capitulation of the Yugoslav Royal Army in April 1941, the Italians managed to infiltrate their puppet regime in Montenegro. However, people ...
Style: epic
Plot: partisan, world war two, mountain, execution, mother, water, resistance, bomb, truck, communist, crying, death ...
Time: year 1941
Place: former yugoslavia, montenegro, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, epic, rough ...
Plot: military, war, army, battles, world war two, sniper, heroic mission, courage, warrior, rescue, d day, bravery ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: normandy, france, europe, poland, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Big Red One (1980)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A veteran sergeant of the World War I leads a squad in World War II, always in the company of the survivor Pvt. Griff, the writer Pvt. Zab, the Sicilian Pvt. Vinci and Pvt. Johnson in Vichy French Africa, Sicily, D-Day at Omaha Beach, Belgium and ...
Style: bleak, realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, military, childbirth, battles, sniper, d day, concentration camp, sergeant, war, survival, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944, year 1945 ...
Place: sicily, africa, europe, germany, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Too Late the Hero (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 133 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, exciting, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, world war two, adventure, anti war, british army, war, survival, destiny, danger, rescue, rivalry, soldier ...
Time: year 1942, 70s
Place: the philippines, england, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.2
 643
Kozara (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In June of 1942 Germans and their collaborators decide to get rid of partisans and their stronghold in the woods of Mount Kozara in Northern Bosnia. They encircle the mountain and begin the mop up operation. Out gunned and outnumbered the partisans ...
Style: epic
Plot: partisan, world war two, mountain, glass, ambush, hill, hunger, explosion, loss of son, cold the temperature, death, singing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.7
 737
The Great War (2019)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In November of 1918 as World War I was ending, a unit of American soldiers goes behind enemy lines to find a lost platoon of African American soldiers.
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war one, soldier, trench warfare, combat, war violence, battles, army, wartime life, infantrymen, military life, battlefield, death ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1918
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.3
 532
Submarine X-1 (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 85 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, exciting, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: submarine, world war two, battles, danger, heroes, leadership, military, soldier, war, escapades, ocean or sea, seaport ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Armored Command (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An American army unit is trapped in a small town during a German counterattack and discovers that a spy in the town is providing the Germans with information about them.
Plot: christmas, snow, cognac, nazi, bakery, army captain, countryside, world war two, small town, bread, nazi soldier, soldier ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Raid on Rommel (1971)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Captain Foster plans on raiding German-occupied Tobruk with hand- picked commandos, but a mixup leaves him with a medical unit led by a Quaker conscientious objector. Despite all odds they succeed with their mission. On the way they pick up and drug ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, battles, desert, heroes, undercover, escapades, daring rescue, prostitute, hostages, military, danger, war ...
Time: year 1943
Place: africa, libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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 ⇓
29%