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An Ungentlemanly Act (1992)
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An Ungentlemanly Act (1992)
Genre: History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Based on actual accounts, this film portrays the days and hours before and during the invasion of the Falkland Islands by Argentina, which eventually lead to the Falklands War. As the Argentine forces land on the main island and make their way towards Government House, the handful of British defenders batten down the hatches and prepare to defend the Governor Rex Hunt, his family and their fellow islanders from the invaders.
Plot: invasion, island, soldier, battles, journalist, officer, prisoner, siege, british army, assault, commando, radio station, governor, wounded soldier, battle
Time: 80s
Place: argentina

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and captivating films with plots about battles, soldier, military, war, heroes, battle and world war two mostly in War, History and Drama genres. Some movies like An Ungentlemanly Act: Storming Juno (2010), Dieppe (1993), Inchon (1981), The Battle of Culloden (1964), Chasing the Deer (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Storming Juno (2010)
Genre: History, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Storming Juno is a film based on the remarkable and determined actions of a handful of young Canadian men who stormed Juno Beach on June 6, 1944. D-Day.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: d day, soldier, military, heroic mission, battle zone, danger, war, infantry, world war two, invasion, bunker, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, normandy, canada
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Dieppe (1993)
Genre: History, War
Country: Canada
Story: Dieppe is a two-part Canadian television mini-series that aired on CBC Television in 1993. It was based on the book Unauthorized Action: Mountbatten and the Dieppe Raid by Brian Loring Villa. The series chronicled the events that led up to the ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: world war two, beach, military, soldier, danger, escapades, war, heroes, mission gone awry, battles, failed attempt, landing ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1942
Place: france, canada, normandy
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Inchon (1981)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A noisy and absurd re-telling of the great 1950 invasion of Inchon during the Korean War which was masterminded by General Douglas MacArthur.
Plot: invasion, communist, army general, soldier, military, soviet, un, cold war, controversy, massacre, dictatorship, stalinism ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 80s, year 1950
Place: south korea, korea, asia, north korea, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Battle of Culloden (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Culloden is a 1964 docudrama written and directed by Peter Watkins for BBC TV. It portrays the 1746 Battle of Culloden that resulted in the British Army's destruction of the Scottish Jacobite uprising and, in the words of the narrator, ...
Style: rough, thought provoking, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: battles, soldier, reenactment, battle, battle zone, rebelliousness, social differences, political unrest, militant, hapless soldier, power relations, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century
Place: scotland, england, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Chasing the Deer (1994)
Genre: History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The Jacobite Rebellion of Scotland, and thirty years after the first battle, Bonnie Prince Charlie and his army make a stand at Culloden.
Plot: rebellion, war, marching, battle, cattle, river, clan, quest, conscription, sword, pub, battles ...
Time: 18th century
Place: scotland
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Lines of Wellington (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Portugal, France
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Passionate romance, brutal treachery, and selfless nobility are set against the background of Napoleon’s 1810 invasion of Portugal in Valeria Sarmiento’s intimate epic.
Style: epic, stylized, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: soldier, troops, rebellion, battle zone, wartime life, military, on the run, life is a bitch, war, napoleonic wars, battles, invasion ...
Time: 19th century
Place: portugal, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Zulu (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 1879, during the Zulu wars, man of the people Lt. John Chard (Stanley Baker) and snooty Lt Gonville Bromhead (Michael Caine) were in charge of defending the isolated Natal outpost of Rorke's Drift from tribal hordes, holding out during an ...
Style: realistic, psychological, exciting, serious, epic ...
Plot: british army, siege, military, human spirit, battles, native, soldier, war, british empire, survival, danger, against the odds ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era, 60s, 1960s
Place: south africa, africa, england
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62%
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Tobruk (2008)
Genre: History, War
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It is the story of Jiri and Jan, two Czech soldiers, battling alongside the allied forces against the Germans, during World War II in Tobruk, Libya. Jiri Pospichal, eighteen years old, signs up as a volunteer in the Czechoslovak army. His naive ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic
Plot: world war two, soldier, desert, survival, battles, military, danger, wartime life, military life, moral dilemma, anti war, heroes ...
Time: year 1942, 20th century, 19th century
Place: czech republic, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Fortress of War (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Belarus, Russia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A war drama set during the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, in which Russian troops held on to a border stronghold for nine days. The film shows the heroic defense of Brest Fortress, which has taken upon the first stroke of German ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, exciting, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, world war two, battles, soldier, heroes, invasion, german, heroic mission, resistance, honor, infantrymen, survival ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Colonel Wolodyjowski (1969)
Genre: Adventure, History, War
Country: Poland, Soviet Union
Duration: 160 min.
Story: In 1668 Polish colonel Michael Wolodyjowski, who recently retired to a monastery, is recalled to active duty and takes charge of Poland's eastern frontier defenses against invading Tatar hordes and Ottoman armies.
Style: romanticism
Plot: eyepatch, christianity, fortress, prince, musket, turk, army, flintlock pistol, battles, conquering, russian, pistol ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages
Place: poland, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Ike: Countdown to D-Day (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This is the story of the senior-level preparations for the D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944 from the time of Dwight D. Eisenhower's appointment as the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe, to the establishment of the beachhead in Normandy. The film ...
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, d day, against the odds, military, battles, human spirit, war, leadership, soldier, military life, basic training, idealism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A chronicle of events that led to the British involvement in the Crimean War against Russia and which led to the siege of Sevastopol and the fierce Battle of Balaclava on October 25, 1854 which climaxed with the heroic, but near-disastrous calvary ...
Style: epic, serious, exciting, factual, harsh ...
Plot: anti war, british army, politics, heroes, battles, british empire, british history, war, massacre, british soldier, against the odds, military life ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1850s, 70s, 60s ...
Place: russia, england, europe, istanbul turkey, turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Overlord (1975)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: During the war a young lad is called up and, with an increasing sense of foreboding, undertakes his army training ready for D-day.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, boot camp, d day, basic training, premonition, heroes, life is a bitch, war, wartime life, heroic mission, military base ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe, france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 2.9
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Brother's War (2009)
Genre: History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story is set in the latter days of World War 2, against the backdrop of fierce combat on the eastern front. Brother's War is based on real events.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: eastern front, war, battles, friendship, military, human spirit, survival, race against time, life is a bitch, danger, heroes, on the run ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Man Who Would Be King (1975)
Genre: Adventure, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A robust adventure about two British adventurers who take over primitive Kafiristan as "godlike" rulers, meeting a tragic end through their desire for a native girl. Based on a short story by Rudyard Kipling.
Style: epic, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: soldier, gold, treasure, friends, friendship, mercenary, newspaper, dishonesty, adventurer, ambition, british empire, battles ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1800s
Place: india, himalaya, asia, afghanistan, england
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The Trench (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Trench tells the story of a group of young British soldiers on the eve of the Battle of the Somme in the summer of 1916, the worst defeat in British military history. Against this ill-fated backdrop, the movie depicts the soldiers' ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, gloomy, captivating
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Time: 1910s, year 1916
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Bridge Too Far (1977)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A Bridge Too Far tells the story of Operation Market Garden, the failed attempt by the allies to end the war quickly by securing three bridges in Holland and allowing access over the Rhine into Germany. A combination of poor allied intelligence and ...
Style: epic, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: war, world war two, behind enemy lines, army, allies, heroic mission, battle zone, against the odds, soldier, mission, resistance, danger ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944, 70s
Place: netherlands, holland, germany, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Longest Day (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, US, British, Canadians, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established as part of the Reich's Atlantic Wall, notes to his officers that ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, touching, epic ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, resistance, war, allies, invasion, german, military, navy, military life, battle zone, officers and cadets ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: normandy, france, europe, england, paris france ...
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41%
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D-Day 6.6.1944 (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: On June 6th, 1944 the largest military invasion and defence the world has ever seen occurred. D-Day tells the epic story of the preparation and execution of the Allied invasion of Normandy. It tells the story of the defence of the Western Front by ...
Style: realistic, tense, exciting, serious
Plot: world war two, invasion, interview, military training, war correspondent, french resistance, d day, war hero, self sacrifice, soldier, execution, world war two veteran ...
Time: 1940s
Place: normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Nanking (2007)
Genre: Biography, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of the rape of Nanking, one of the most tragic events in history. In 1937, the invading Japanese army murdered over 200,000 and raped tens of thousands of Chinese. In the midst of this horror, a small group of Western expatriates banded ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspense, touching ...
Plot: atrocity, rescue, world war two, massacre, rape, testimony, invasion, war crime, daring rescue, sexual abuse, survival, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1938, year 1937
Place: china, asia, japan, shanghai china, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Operation Dunkirk (2017)
Genre: Action, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A band of soldiers tasked with staying behind during the Battle of Dunkirk to rescue a scientist with information that could turn the tide of the war must battle their way through dangerous Nazi territory to complete their mission.
Plot: world war two, battles, scientist, battle, soldier, blood splatter, frenchwoman, gunfight, air strike, german, shot in the head, tank ...
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38%
By the Will of Chingis Khan (2009)
Genre: History, War
Country: Mongolia, Russia, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Three childhood friends. Three sworn brothers. One was initiated into the sacrament and grew up to be a great shaman. The other two followed the path of war and the nation recognised them as leaders. But only one of them was to become the ruler of ...
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, exciting, rough ...
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38%
National Theatre Live: Coriolanus (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 192 min.
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Style: captivating, epic, suspense, psychological, tense ...
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Sword of War (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Year 1100. Italy.The Northern lands are ruled by a German emperor: Fredrick aka "Barbarossa. His dream is to conquer also the lands in the Center and in the South so as to revive the Empire that was once of the one Charles Magno.But in the ...
Style: serious, epic, realistic, captivating
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38%
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Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Bulgaria
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In autumn of 1526, the Emperor, Charles V, sends his German landsknechts led by Georg von Frundsberg to march towards Rome. The inferior papal armies, commanded by Giovanni de'Medici, try to chase them in the midst of a harsh winter. ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, epic
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Place: italy
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38%
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Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Soviet army breaks through the Finnish defences on the Karelian Isthmus in June 1944, advancing with overwhelming force. Somehow, the Finnish troops must find the strength to fight back, with all odds against them. The Battle of Tali-Ihantala ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, battles, against the odds, heroes, wartime life, war, rivalry, military, infantrymen, battlefield, attack ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: finland, europe, russia, soviet union
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34%
The Plot to Kill Hitler (1990)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A historical recreation of the 1944 attempt by several German High Command Officers to assassinate Adolf Hitler and take control of the German government.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: conspiracy, heroes, battles, world war two, assassination attempt, deadly, head of state, leadership, distopia, political unrest, wartime life, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
1939 Battle of Westerplatte (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Poland, Lithuania
Duration: 118 min.
Story: This harrowing war film is an epic dramatization of the first battle of World War II. The Battle of Westerplatte that began on 1 September 1939 will forever be remembered as the one that announced the beginning of the Second World War in Europe. ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, bleak, gloomy
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Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
When Heroes Die (1970)
Genre: War
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of a group of American commandos assigned to kidnap General Rommel. But the soldiers are caught by the Germans who decide to use their plan against them. Replacing the American soldiers with German soldiers, and with the help of a fake ...
Plot: world war two, commando, soldier, mission, captive, kidnapping, nazi, plan, cheating, nazis
Time: 1940s
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33%
Across Five Aprils (1990)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
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Plot: family relations, confederacy, battles, slavery, dialect, american civil war, brother brother relationship, soldier, union, death, civil war, battle
Place: illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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