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Sharpe: The Legend (1997)
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Sharpe: The Legend (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Several years after the battle of Waterloo, a former soldier from Shoreditch sits in a London inn reminiscing about the brave and determined officer who took him to hell and back. The narrator is Rifleman Cooper, and the officer whose fame he recalls is the legendary Richard Sharpe.
Plot: napoleonic wars, sniper, army, violence, heroes, soldier, battles, gun, french, sword, sword fight, adventurer, infantry, war hero, british army, british, legendary hero, explosion, french army, rifle, pub, military officer, battlefield, combat, french military ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s

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Most similar movies to Sharpe: The Legend

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about battles, military, war, violence, combat, soldier and war violence mostly in Drama, War and Adventure genres. Some movies like Sharpe: The Legend: Sharpe's Waterloo (1997), Hornblower: Duty (2003), Horatio Hornblower 3 (2003), The Duellists (1977), Horatio Hornblower: The Duel (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Horatio Hornblower: Retribution (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Hornblower and the other officers of the Renown must return to Jamaica to face a court-martial and possible execution for their actions in relieving their unstable captain.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, captivating, serious ...
Plot: sea battle, rebellion, war hero, military life, military, adventure, rivalry, army investigation, war, heroes, escapades, legal ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: jamaica, west indies
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Sharpe's Waterloo (1997)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the novel by Bernard Cornwell, "Sharpe's Waterloo" brings maverick British officer Lt. Col. Richard Sharpe to his last fight against the French, in June of 1815.
Style: exciting, captivating, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: military, heroes, battles, napoleonic wars, battle zone, uninhibited rivalry, infidelity, couples, military life, lone wolves, war, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: europe, belgium
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100%
Horatio Hornblower: The Duchess and the Devil (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Horatio Homblower, now promoted to Acting Lieutenant, captures the French ship Le Reve off the Spanish coast. The Captain of the French ship is furious that such a youngster has pulled off such a coup. But far more daunting is Hornblower's ...
Style: exciting, serious
Plot: sea battle, ship, military, adventurer, pow, navy, pardon, battles, state affairs, escapades, war, heroes ...
Time: victorian, 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Horatio Hornblower: The Wrong War (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British ...
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: ship, french, invasion, navy, execution, first love, battles, adventurer, heroes, military, intrigue, leadership ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s
Place: france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Hornblower: Duty (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: sea battle, ship, battles, military life, military, adventure, rescue, danger, couples, treason, ship captain, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Horatio Hornblower 3 (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Hornblower is given a dangerous mission to deliver an emigre French nobleman to a secret rendezvous near Brest while coping with enemy agents in his own ranks.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, captivating ...
Plot: napoleonic wars, sea battle, war hero, military life, rebellion, dishonesty, war, espionage, british navy, battles, heroes, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: europe, france, english channel
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30%
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The Duellists (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1800, as Napoleon Bonaparte rises to power in France, a rivalry erupts between Armand and Gabriel, two lieutenants in the French Army, over a perceived insult. For over a decade, they engage in a series of duels amidst larger conflicts, including ...
Style: stylized, realistic, captivating, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: napoleonic wars, sword duel, fencing, pistol duel, nudity (full frontal - brief), uninhibited rivalry, profanity, graphic violence, superior officer, battles, emperor, military life ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1810s, 18th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Horatio Hornblower: The Duel (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, duel, napoleonic wars, battles, navy, ocean or sea, adventure, heroes, military, adventurer, weakness, british navy ...
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Horatio Hornblower: The Fire Ship (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British ...
Style: serious, exciting
Plot: ship, gold, battles, navy, quarantine, heroes, military, success, heroic mission, friendship, military life, officers and cadets ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Sharpe's Rifles (1993)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
TV show
Story: During the Peninsular War in Spain against the French, Sergeant Richard Sharpe saves the life of Arthur Wellesley, the future Duke of Wellington and is promoted to Lieutenant. In order to pay the troops Wellesley needs a money draft from the banker ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: battles, escapades, military, napoleonic wars, war, wartime life, adventure, heroes, military life, power relations, promotion, soldier ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Sharpe's Gold (1995)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
TV show
Story: Sharpe is sent on a mission to exchange rifles for deserters with a strange band of Spanish guerillas. He also has to chaperone two women looking for their missing husband.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: adventurer, soldier, military, battles, behind enemy lines, heroes, british soldier, napoleonic wars, tough heroes, escapades, war, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: sincere, disturbing, bleak, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: soldier, world war one, battles, anti war, school, hospital, military, war, life is a bitch, heroes, leadership, atrocity ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: germany, france, europe
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24%
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 ⇓
24%
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The Long Duel (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: To protest against British oppression and tyranny a tribal leader becomes a bandit.
Plot: horse, battle, violence, bayonet, historic figure, bald man, rifle, british soldier, bald hero, british army, puppet show, gun ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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
Plot: world war one, battles, soldier, military, battlefield, trench warfare, war, danger, heroes, destiny, anti war, military life ...
Time: 1910s, year 1916
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Sharpe's Honour (1994)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
TV show
Story: 1813. Major Sharpe's old enemy, Major Ducos manipulates a beautiful young marquesa into falsely accusing Sharpe of rape. Her husband calls Sharpe out in a duel. But when the husband is found dead the next morning, Sharpe is arrested and brought ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, military, soldier, heroes, behind enemy lines, napoleonic wars, british soldier, war, escapades, femme fatale, adventure, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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April Morning (1988)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A teenager grows up during the onset of the American revolution.
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: coming of age, military, battles, revolution, state affairs, hopes, battle zone, americana, wooing, heroes, war, politics ...
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Bravo Two Zero (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When an elite eight-man British SAS team is dropped behind enemy lines, their mission is clear: take out Saddam Hussein's SCUD missile systems. But when communications are cut and the team finds themselves surrounded by Saddam's army, ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gulf war, battles, behind enemy lines, soldier, military, swat team, survival, tough heroes, chaos, heroic mission, military life, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: middle east, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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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 ⇓
22%
Sharpe's Regiment (1996)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Told his battalion is to be split up due to lack of recruits at home, Sharpe and Harper return to England to investigate. What should have been a simple query turns politically explosive as they come nearer to exposing profiteering on the home front ...
Style: sincere, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: military, heroes, soldier, napoleonic wars, political corruption, heroic mission, military life, political unrest, uninhibited rivalry, tough heroes, lone wolves, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Unknown Soldier (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland, Belgium, Iceland
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The film follows Finnish army machine gun company in Continuation War against Soviet Union, 1941–1944. Based on Väinö Linna's best selling novel Tuntematon Sotilas (The Unknown Soldier) and the novel's uncensored version, Sotaromaani ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, realistic, disturbing, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infantry, world war two, military, friend, friendship, husband wife relationship, soldier, firing squad, insubordination, military officer, violence, courage ...
Time: 1940s
Place: finland, soviet union
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22%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
War and Peace: Part I (1965)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 147 min.
Story: The first film of a four-part adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s 1869 novel . In St. Petersburg of 1805, Pierre Bezukhov, the illegitimate son of a rich nobleman, is introduced to high society. His friend, Prince Andrei Bolkonsky, joins the Imperial ...
Plot: napoleonic wars, war, russian soldier, french soldier, imperial russia, based on a novel
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Journey's End (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in a dugout in Aisne in 1918, a group of British officers, led by the mentally disintegrating young officer Stanhope, variously await their fate.
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: trench warfare, world war one, officer, british army, war, army, battles, nightmare, battle, fear, explosion, rifle ...
Time: year 1918, 1910s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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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 ⇓
21%
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War Requiem (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A film with no spoken dialogue, just follows the music and lyrics of Benjamin Britten's "War Requiem, which include WWI soldier poet Wilfred Owen's poems reflecting the war's horrors. It shows the story of an Englishman soldier ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, gloomy, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: war, anti war, world war one, battles, military, soldier, tragic love, wartime life, haunted by the past, homecoming, military life, archive footage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.
Style: rough, disturbing, suspense, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, vietnam war, soldier, military life, military, boot camp, sergeant, suicide, sniper, cruelty, infantry, basic training ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1967, year 1968
Place: vietnam, asia, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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 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 ⇓
20%
Sharpe's Company (1994)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Spain 1812 The Duke of Wellington plans to lay siege to Badajoz. A murderous figure from Sharpe's past uses a beautiful woman revenge himself on Sharpe, now the father of her child. Sharpe has reason to be happy, he holds his daughter for the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, rough, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: siege, military, soldier, heroes, napoleonic wars, british soldier, military life, battle zone, heroic mission, wartime life, isolation, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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1917 (2019)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, UK, India, Spain, Canada, China
Duration: 119 min.
Story: At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield and Blake are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds ...
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, tense, cult film ...
Plot: trench warfare, world war one, soldier, british army, race against time, british soldier, behind enemy lines, pursuit, british military, storytelling, brother brother relationship, german soldier ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%