Movies like Black Commando

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Black Commando (1982)
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Black Commando (1982)
Original name: Otelo (Comando negro)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Moorish general Othello is manipulated into thinking that his new wife Desdemona has been carrying on an affair with his lieutenant Michael Cassio when in reality it is all part of the scheme of a bitter ensign named Iago.
Plot: epidemic, mercenary, racism, tragedy, love, betrayal, jealousy, doctor, senator, husband wife relationship, shakespeare's othello, war, shakespeare
Place: africa

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Most similar movies to Black Commando

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspense and intense films with plots about tragedy, love, betrayal, soldier, murder, racism and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like Black Commando: Othello (1981), Othello (1981), Othello (1995), Othello (1965), In the Mouth of the Wolf (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Othello (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: Adaptation of Shakespeare's play.
Plot: conspiracy, jealousy, betrayal, husband wife relationship, espionage, male female relationship, royalty, maniac, tragedy, murder, racism, deception ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.1
 412
Othello (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 195 min.
Story: Iago and a comrade-in-arms are outside the Venice home of Desdemona's father, who does not yet know that she has eloped with Othello. Iago confides to his friend -- who had hoped to marry Desdemona -- that he serves Othello to further his own ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: betrayal, racism, jealousy, shakespeare's othello, tragedy, unfulfillment, love and romance, dishonesty, rivalry, tragic hero, life is a bitch, downfall ...
Time: 16th century
Place: venice, italy, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.9
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Othello (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The evil Iago pretends to be friend of Othello in order to manipulate him to serve his own end in the film version of this Shakespeare classic.
Style: tense, melancholic, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: black man white woman relationship, interracial relations, betrayal, vengeance, tragic love, murder, racism, jealousy, rivalry, love and romance, couples, friends ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 18th century, 1930s
Place: italy, venice, europe, mediterranean sea, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.1
 1K
Othello (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 165 min.
Story: The 1965 version of the Shakespeare play.
Style: emotional, atmospheric, clever, serious, realistic
Plot: racism, interracial relations, murder, tragic love, betrayal, love, tragedy, deadly, downfall, dishonesty, unfulfillment, rivalry ...
Time: 16th century
Place: venice, italy, cyprus, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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In the Mouth of the Wolf (1988)
Genre: Drama, Action, War
Country: Peru, Spain
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The military anti-terrorist army takes control of "Chuspi", an unknown and faraway small village, isolated by the terrorist group "Sendero Luminoso" (Shining Path). A soldier called Vitin Luna, and other young soldiers face an ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, realistic, serious
Plot: racism, military, terrorism, rape, against the odds, village, isolation, village life, escapades, state affairs, danger, war ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america, peru, andes mountains
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 15
Cool Red (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Nigeria, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Greg Morris stars as Red Salter, an American jazz musician working in Nigeria. Red is trying to make time with Leah Matanzima (Ruby Dee), who is working with a group of rebels trying to liberate the fictional nation of Fahari. Leah recruits Red to ...
Plot: mercenary, liberation, chase, revolutionary, pursuit
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Last Grenade (1970)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: British mercenaries (Stanley Baker, Alex Cord) finish their Congo feud in Hong Kong, with a woman (Honor Blackman) caught in the middle.
Plot: grenade, betrayal, soldier, revenge, mercenary, murder, abrupt ending
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.6
 72
Othello (1992)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 147 min.
Story: The complete version of Verdi's Otello performed by Placido Domingo and Kiri Te Kanawa, at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Gala Performance in honour of Sir Georg Solti's 80th birthday.. 27 October 1992. BBC 2 Television live relay.
Plot: opera live performance, shakespeare's othello, tragedy, opera
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Last Face (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Miguel, a heroic Spanish doctor, puts himself in harm's way to deliver medical treatment to the victims of military uprisings in Africa.
Style: suspense, intense, emotional, serious, non-linear
Plot: doctor, love, shooting, riot, social problems, life is a bitch, civil war, hiv, intestines, concert, wounded, pregnant ...
Time: year 2014, year 2003, year 1982
Place: africa, paraguay
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.1
 2K
Sethu (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A love brings to light the soft-natured characteristic features that lie buried in the sub-conscious mind of a seemingly hard-core student. Some unexpected tragic events mould his life into an epic-like story!
Plot: brain damage, tragedy, kidnapping, attack, brother in law sister in law relationship, hindu, unrequited love, friend, brother brother relationship, college, sidekick, library ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
 2K
Golden Son (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The happiness of Tamizh and his middle-class family is shattered when his dad commits suicide. The youngster tries to understand why his father took this extreme step and clear his name.
Plot: relationships, betrayal, family, breakup, love, marriage, drunkenness, suicide, money, cousin cousin relationship, friend, theft ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.5
 29K
Henry V (1989)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Gritty adaption of William Shakespeare's play about the English King's bloody conquest of France.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, captivating, rough ...
Plot: medieval, battles, war, king of england, honor, politics, king, royal family, mistress, state affairs, military, love and romance ...
Time: 15th century, 1400s
Place: france, europe, england, london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.2
 332
Storm tide (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 182 min.
Story: Susanne, a meteorologist Hamburg, has detected signs of an incipient sea storm that could devastate the city. Although given the alarm, local authorities do not listen to their warnings. To ensure the magnitude of the tsunami, Susanne decided to ...
Style: parody
Plot: catastrophe, wedding, storm at sea, doctor, love, rowing, jealousy, screaming, rain, helicopter, couples, fear ...
Time: year 1962, 1960s, 60s
Place: hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.7
 172
Torn Apart (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Jew and an Arab in Israel become romantically involved, much to their family's dismay.
Plot: israeli army, star crossed lovers, tragedy, racism, cultural difference, arab israeli conflict
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Antony & Cleopatra (1981)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Octavius Caesar (later renamed Augustus Caesar, son of the murdered Julius Caesar), Marc Antony, and Lepidus form the triumvirate, the three rulers of the Roman Empire. Antony, though married to Fulvia, spends his time in Egypt, living a life of ...
Plot: ancient rome, tragedy, cleopatra, roman, bbc
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Inheritance (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Hungary
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this standard Hungarian drama, the effects of sterility and jealousy on a marriage are played out against a backdrop of World War II and the rising Nazi persecution of Jews. Director Marta Meszaros usually focuses on issues like pregnancy, ...
Plot: female director, money, deportation, inheritance, husband wife relationship, marriage, love, male female relationship, infertility, infidelity, jewish, father son relationship ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, year 1936, 1930s
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.6
 240
King Lear (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: King Lear, old and tired, divides his kingdom among his daughters, giving great importance to their protestations of love for him. When Cordelia, youngest and most honest, refuses to idly flatter the old man in return for favor, he banishes her and ...
Plot: shakespeare's king lear, tragedy, shakespeare
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.0
 1K
The Midwife (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 119 min.
Story: 'The Midwife' (fin.'Kätilö') is a romance-drama set during WWII in Finland’s Lapland province, a major European battle ground of the war. Based on Katja Kettu’s bestselling novel, 'The Midwife' turns on the love ...
Style: romantic, touching, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing
Plot: ss officer, love, world war two, midwife, falling in love, fall in love, war crime, genocide, concentration camp, german soldier, torture, mass murder ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: norway, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 8.2
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King Lear (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 233 min.
Story: King Lear is an in-depth study of love, power and death. Through this film Shakespeare is saying, "Don't blame the gods or the heaven's for the horrors committed on earth. No. Blame hellish inhumanity on those who inhabit the ...
Plot: shakespeare's king lear, shakespeare, tragedy
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Gitmek: My Marlon and Brando (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ayça and Hama Ali are together in spirit, but divided by geography. With the outbreak of the Iraq War leaving him stranded, she embarks on an odyssey from Turkey to be reunited with him.
Style: cinema verite
Plot: turk, bureaucracy, male female relationship, iraq war, oppression, kurd, prejudice, tragedy, border, love
Place: turkey, iran, iraq, kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.0
 156
Richard III (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Story: "Now is the winter of our discontent..." With these timeless words, Duke Richard - lounging on his sun deck - sets his murderous plans in motion. His goal: to eliminate the hated rival Lancaster dynasty, and reign as undisputed king. ...
Plot: pain, kingdom, hate, hollywood, knife fight, tragedy, mafia, evil power, death, love, murder, wealth ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
National Theatre Live: Coriolanus (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 192 min.
Story: National Theatre Live will broadcast the Donmar Warehouse’s production of Coriolanus, Shakespeare’s searing tragedy of political manipulation and revenge, with Tom Hiddleston (The Avengers, War Horse (film), BBC's The Hollow Crown) in the ...
Style: captivating, epic, psychological, intense, tense ...
Plot: vengeance, political intrigue, tragedy, betrayal, state affairs, leadership, truce, military, ambition, rivalry, rise and fall, manipulation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Dark Blue World (2001)
Genre: War, Drama, Action, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Germany, Denmark, Italy, France, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Lt. Franta Slama is a top pilot in the Czech Air Force who is assigned to train a promising young flier, Karel Vojtisek, and they soon become friends. When Nazi Germany invades Czechoslovakia in 1939, they both reject the authority of their new ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, sincere, intense, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, world war two, romance, friendship, pilot, war, culture clash, wartime life, aviation, battle zone, aerial combat, czech ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, post world war two, year 1939, year 1950
Place: england, europe, poland, central europe, czechoslovakia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Tristan & Isolde (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne (Franco) and the princess of the feuding Irish (Myles) spells doom for the young lovers.
Style: touching, exciting, romantic, suspense, intense ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, knight, romance, legends and myths, medieval, love affair, true love, infidelity, betrayal, tragic love, swords and armor, lovers ...
Time: middle ages
Place: ireland, england, europe, cornwall, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.8
 12K
The Wild Geese (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Switzerland
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A British multinational company seeks to overthrow a vicious dictator in central Africa. It hires a band of (largely aged) mercenaries in London and sends them in to save the virtuous but imprisoned opposition leader who is also critically ill and ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, tense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, adventure, military, betrayal, rescue, battles, behind enemy lines, against the odds, political corruption, political unrest, heroes, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: africa, zimbabwe, england, london, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Game for Vultures (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The South African businessman David Swansey is delivering illegal German helicopters to Rhodesia. That makes the patriot Gideon Marunga an angry man.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: soldier, society, opposites attract, state affairs, arms dealing, military, rebellion, revolution, terrorism, rebelliousness, interracial relations, racism ...
Time: 70s
Place: zimbabwe, africa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Dogs of War (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Mercenary James Shannon, on a reconnaissance job to the African nation of Zangaro, is tortured and deported. He returns to lead a coup.
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, harsh, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, adventure, military, revolution, soldier, undercover, torture, war, espionage, political intrigue, combat, gunfight ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: africa, central america, paris france, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.5
 517
King Lear (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Sir Ian McKellen gives a tour-de-force performance as Shakespeare's tragic monarch, in this special television adaptation of the Royal Shakespeare Company production of one of the playwright's most enduring and haunting works.
Plot: betrayal, tragedy, shakespeare play, singer
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.6
 407
Romeo & Juliet (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 168 min.
TV show
Story: Two households, both alike in dignity, in fair Verona where we lay our scene, from ancient grudge break to new mutiny where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. From forth the fatal loins of these two foes a pair of star-cross'd lovers take ...
Plot: father son relationship, shakespeare's romeo and juliet, tragedy, mother daughter relationship, love, father daughter relationship, male female relationship, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Their Eyes Were Watching God (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A drama set in the 1920s, where free-spirited Janie Crawford's search for happiness leads her through several different marriages, challenging the morals of her small town. Based on the novel by Zora Neale Hurston.
Style: touching, uplifting, serious, sincere, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: racism, gambling, interracial relations, small town, love, marriage, jealousy, injustice, family problems, human spirit, love affair, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%