Movies like The Human Bullet

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The Human Bullet (1968)
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The Human Bullet (1968)
Original name: 肉弾
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A soldier has been in the Japanese military for the entirety of WWII, and in that time, his dedication to the army has never faltered. However, as the war draws to a close, his commanding officers become increasingly desperate and push their men to ever more absurd extremes. The ridiculousness of the orders from above peak when the hero of the story is assigned to drive a one-man submarine straight into the hull of an enemy battleship.
Plot: anti war, satire, world war two, desert, female nudity, soldier, male nudity, insanity, kamikaze, japanese soldier, surrealism, bomb, bare breasts, buttocks, screaming, yelling, bucket, running naked, japanese new wave, nudity (full frontal - brief)

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Most similar movies to The Human Bullet

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, bleak and thought provoking films with plots about soldier, world war two, anti war, war, military, battles and danger mostly in Drama, War and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Human Bullet: Fort Graveyard (1965), Jungle Fighters (1961), The Unknown Soldier (1985), The Long Day's Dying (1968), The Tree of Guernica (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Fort Graveyard (1965)
Genre: Drama, Music, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Charged with insubordination for punching a superior, Sergeant Kosugi is shipped to China in the last desperate days of the Second World War. His commander, Captain Sakuma, is vicious and dictatorial. Sakuma places Kosugi in charge of training for ...
Plot: brothel, prostitution, military officer, fortress, soldier, battle, world war two, death, fort, insubordination, battles, sino japanese war ...
Time: year 1945
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: soldier, world war two, british army, anti war, jungle, army, abandoned building, sergeant, submachine gun, racial slur, lighting a cigarette, bayonet ...
Time: year 1942
Place: burma, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
The Unknown Soldier (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 199 min.
Story: Second silver screen adaption of the Finnish war book by Väinö Linna. The story is based on Linna's experiences as an infantry man in the Finnish army during the so called "Continuation War" (1941-1944).
Style: realistic, rough, captivating, exciting, serious ...
Plot: world war two, war, infantrymen, destiny, battle zone, danger, military, heroes, soldier, state affairs, escapades, battles ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 70s
Place: finland, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Long Day's Dying (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three British soldiers and their German captive trek through the European countryside.
Style: realistic, serious, cult film
Plot: soldier, world war two, escapades, prison, military life, survival, anti war, captivity, basic training, gory, battles, danger ...
Time: 1940s
Place: england, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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The Tree of Guernica (1975)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Vandale leading the Republican opposition to the fascist arm of Villa Romero, one of the Republican strongholds during the Spanish Civil War. She has previously met with Goya during the bombing of Guernica and the hope of seeing him again...
Style: avant garde
Plot: symbolism, matador, ejaculation, dictatorship, public execution, altar boy, fascist, teacher, bomb, blood, erection, torture ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 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: bleak, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, island, anti war, soldier, battles, officers and cadets, tough heroes, gory, marines, landing, anti hero, war ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.1
 22K
Catch-22 (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A bombardier in World War II tries desperately to escape the insanity of the war. However, sometimes insanity is the only sane way to cope with a crazy situation. Catch-22 is a parody of a "military mentality" and of a bureaucratic society ...
Style: surreal, psychological, clever, suspense, biting ...
Plot: world war two, satire, anti war, military, soldier, military hospital, bomber, island, war, rebellion, anti hero, anti heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1944, 70s
Place: italy, alexandria egypt, rome italy, mediterranean sea, sweden ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Johnny Got His Gun (1971)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Joe, a young American soldier, is hit by a mortar shell on the last day of World War I. He lies in a hospital bed in a fate worse than death - a quadruple amputee who has lost his arms, legs, eyes, ears, mouth and nose. Unbeknown to his doctors, he ...
Style: thought provoking, psychological, depressing, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: anti war, world war one, hospital, haunted by the past, amputation, soldier, freak, patient, isolation, mute, war, disability ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, france, colorado, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Fall of the Eagles (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: bomb, father daughter relationship, train, death of loved one, soldier, wounded soldier, explosion, female nudity, singer, jewish, male protagonist, nazi ...
Time: 1940s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.3
 102
Cat and Mouse (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany, Poland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A film adaptation of the book by the same name written by Günter Grass. Pilenz, the narrator, revisits places of his childhood, going through his memories regarding his relationship to Mahlke, an old "friend" of his.
Plot: soldier, suicide, german soldier, high school, military, german army, friend, friendship, nazi, medal, world war two, inferiority complex ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Hiroshima (1995)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada, Japan
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Hiroshima is a 1995 Japanese / Canadian film directed by Koreyoshi Kurahara and Roger Spottiswoode about the decision-making processes that led to the dropping of the atomic bombs by the United States on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, politics, nuclear, atomic bomb, invasion, moral dilemma, political unrest, vengeance, holocaust, anti war, wartime life, emperor ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1945
Place: hiroshima japan, asia, usa, japan, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.9
 13K
The Hill (1965)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: North Africa, World War II. British soldiers on the brink of collapse push beyond endurance to struggle up a brutal incline. It's not a military objective. It's The Hill, a manmade instrument of torture, a tower of sand seared by a ...
Style: tense, bleak, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: world war two, prison, desert, military, punishment, soldier, racism, torture, british army, hill, sadism, heat ...
Time: 1940s, 70s
Place: africa, libya, north africa, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, serious, realistic, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: submarine, underwater, world war two, ocean, battleship, japanese soldier, scuba diving, demolition, island, fistfight, love interest, military ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Last Winter (1983)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tells the story of two women seeking leads to their missing husbands after the end of the Yom Kippur War (1973). A relationship builds between them when each identified her husband in the same blurred image of a foreign newsreel.
Style: emotional, disturbing, gloomy, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: destiny, life is a bitch, journalism, military, soldier, danger, war, friends, captivity, anti war, military life, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Japan's Longest Day (1967)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Following the detonation of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Japanese military and the government clash over the demand from the Allies for unconditional surrender. Minister of the Army Anami leads the military officers who propose to ...
Plot: japanese army, world war two, japanese soldier, revolt, atomic bomb, funeral, british, soldier, officer, general, japanese history, british empire ...
Time: 1940s
Place: usa, japan, china, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, danger, war, anti war, escapades, mission, battles, soldier, liberation, reconnaissance, captivity ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: the philippines, japan, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
El Alamein - The Line of Fire (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: War seen through the eyes of Serra, a university student from Palermo who volunteers in 1942 to fight in Africa. He is assigned to the Pavia Division on the southern line in Egypt. Rommel and the Axis forces are bogged down; it's October, the ...
Style: serious, bleak, sincere, captivating, realistic
Plot: world war two, soldier, battles, friendship, military, war, danger, wartime life, military life, behind enemy lines, introspection, battle ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1942
Place: middle east, egypt, africa, italy, mediterranean sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
None But the Brave (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: American and Japanese soldiers, stranded on a tiny Pacific island during World War II, must make a temporary truce and cooperate to survive various tribulations. Told through the eyes of the American and Japanese unit commanders, who must deal with ...
Style: thought provoking, rough, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: world war two, island, survival, escapades, military, danger, soldier, war, anti war, stranded, u.s. army, isolation ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, New Zealand, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In 1942, British soldier Jack Celliers comes to a japanese prison camp. The camp is run by Yonoi, who has a firm belief in discipline, honour and glory. In his view, the allied prisoners are cowards when they chose to surrender instead of commiting ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: pow, world war two, soldier, war, prisoner of war camp, war crime, captivity, anti war, strong violent content, military, confined, atrocity ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1936, year 1942 ...
Place: japan, asia, australia, indonesia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Victors (1963)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Intercutting dramatic vignettes with newsreel footage, the story follows the characters from an infantry squad as they make their way from Sicily to Germany during the end of World War II.
Style: tragic ending, epic
Plot: world war two, post war germany, infantry, army, generosity, firing squad, killing a dog, dehumanization, american in europe, american abroad, military uniform, u.s. military ...
Time: 1940s
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, battles, military, u.s. army, soldier, infantry, war, rebellion, heroic mission, military life, anti war, fighting the system ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: germany, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: world war two, war, innocence lost, anti war, christmas, prank, surrender, isolation, friends, disorder, battles, soldier ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Sign of the Beast (1981)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set during the Second World War in the Finnish war zone.
Plot: anti war, nazi officer, wedding, wounded soldier, deserter, retreat, propaganda, frustration, nazi germany, world war two, writers, widow ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Mosquito Squadron (1969)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In WW2, a RAF squadron leader mourns the death of a comrade and receives a bombing mission against a secret Nazi V-2 rocket testing facility in France.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, raf, mosquito, espionage, twins, danger, save the day, leadership, battles, anti war, military life, escapades ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.2
 129
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 ⇓
46%
The Carabineers (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: During a war in an imaginary country, unscrupulous soldiers recruit poor farmers with promises of an easy and happy life. Two of these farmers write to their wives of their exploits.
Style: disturbing, offbeat, bleak, semi serious, serious ...
Plot: anti war, satire, new wave, military, battles, down on your luck, military life, betrayal, life is a bitch, war, soldier, imaginary ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, middle east, africa, egypt, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Lighthorsemen (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Palestine, 1917. The British advance has been stopped by the Turkish line running from Gaza to Beersheba. The latest attack on Gaza has failed. The attacking forces included a regiment of Australian mounted infantry, the Light Horse... Lighthorseman ...
Style: epic, serious, realistic, disturbing, tense
Plot: world war one, battles, military, soldier, basic training, against the odds, survival, heroic mission, danger, wartime life, military life, hospital ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917
Place: australia, palestine, new zealand, melbourne australia, turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Burmese Harp (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Story: In the War's closing days, when a conscience-driven Japanese soldier fails to get his countrymen to surrender to overwhelming force, he adopts the lifestyle of a Buddhist monk.
Plot: japanese army, british army, buddhism, soldier, world war two
Time: 1940s
Place: japan, burma
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
King of Hearts (1966)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ornithologist mistaken for an explosives expert is sent alone into a small French town during WWI to investigate a garbled report from the resistance about a bomb which the departing Germans have set to blow up a weapons cache.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, cult film ...
Plot: world war one, anti war, soldier, hospital, war, small town, delusion, village life, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, village, small town life ...
Time: 1910s, 18th century
Place: france, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 181
Cup Final (1991)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Israel
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An Israeli soldier is taken hostage by a small PLO squad in Lebanon. The soldier planned to go on vacation and to fly to the world final soccer cup, he and his capturers share the love to soccer and toward the (not so happy) end a relationship is ...
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: anti war, war, confined, soldier, military, hostages, life is a bitch, hostage, profanity, wartime life, captivity, hapless soldier ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, lebanon, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%