Movies like Sergeant Ryker

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Sergeant Ryker (1968)
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Sergeant Ryker (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: During the Korean War Sergeant Paul Ryker is accused of defecting to Communist China and then returning to his unit as a spy.He's court-martialed and sentenced to death but his attorney believes Ryker's innocent and asks for a new trial.
Plot: spy, lawyer, counter intelligence, u.s. army, court, trial, korean war, traitor, communist, chinese army, commander, secret mission, court martial, guilt, defector, military uniform
Time: year 1950

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Most similar movies to Sergeant Ryker

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, gloomy and rough films with plots about world war two, soldier, military, u.s. army, war, machine gun and death mostly in War, Drama and History genres. Some movies like Sergeant Ryker: Sniper's Ridge (1961), Hart's War (2002), Silver Stallion (1991), The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial (1988), The Thin Red Line (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sniper's Ridge (1961)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: Korean War drama.
Style: slang
Plot: ambush, communist, battle, uniform, korean war, cigarette smoking, communism, world war two veteran, battles, minefield, death of protagonist, u.s. army ...
Place: china, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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 51K
Hart's War (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Fourth-generation Army Col. William McNamara is imprisoned in a brutal German POW camp. Still, as the senior-ranking American officer, he commands his fellow inmates, keeping a sense of honor alive in a place where honor is easy to destroy, all ...
Style: tense, realistic, rough, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: war, world war two, soldier, frame up, pow, army investigation, escape, court martial, racism, court, trial, prison ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: germany, europe, belgium, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Silver Stallion (1991)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Soldiers with the U.N. forces that entered Korea during the Korean War rape a village girl named Eon-rae. The villagers ostracize Eon-rae and her son. Unable to make a living, Eon-rae joins the brothel district that has been set up near the U.N. ...
Plot: u.s. army, prostitution, korean war, village, sergeant, exploitation, controversy, widow, drunkenness, rape, international relations, soldier ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A full-length adaptation, originally staged as a play, of the court-martial segment from the novel "The Caine Mutiny".
Style: realistic, serious, clever, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: courtroom drama, court martial, courtroom, army investigation, rivalry, rebellion, military, legal action, law enforcement, dishonesty, politics, legal ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Thin Red Line (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Based on the graphic novel by James Jones, The Thin Red Line tells the story of a group of men, an Army Rifle company called C-for-Charlie, who change, suffer, and ultimately make essential discoveries about themselves during the fierce World War II ...
Style: epic, rough, captivating, bleak, surreal ...
Plot: war, sergeant, anti war, invasion, battles, world war two, military life, battle, infantry, soldier, commander, jungle ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Marine Battleground (1963)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A division of marines survive a battle with the Chinese army but find themselves stranded without contact on the wrong side of the front.
Plot: rifle, grenade, massacre, trench, u.s. marine corps, heroism, mountain, vandalism, adoption, korean war, snow, flashback ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Last Night of Love (1980)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Romania, West Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1916, shortly before Romania's entry in World War One Romanian Army Lieutenant Tudor Gheorghiu is posted to a border patrol unit on Romania's border with Austria-Hungary. Not receiving any news from his wife he persuades the commanding ...
Plot: duty, gigolo, businessman, con artists, court martial, world war one, attack, infidelity, inheritance, reception, obsession, jealousy ...
Time: year 1916
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: tank, friendly fire, twisted ankle, jeep, nazi soldier, nazi officer, spy, drunkenness, cognac, baker, army captain, fistfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. Chief Justice Haywood hears evidence and testimony not only from lead defendant Ernst Janning and his ...
Style: disturbing, emotional, suspenseful, sincere, talky ...
Plot: courtroom drama, judge, war crime, genocide, jews, world war two, holocaust, jewish, court, redemption, german, nazism ...
Time: 60s, 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1945 ...
Place: germany, europe, poland, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 314
Women of Valor (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: TV movie, first shown by CBS in 1986. A group of American Army nurses are captured by the Japanese in April 1942. They are put in a prisoner-of-war camp in Bataan, where they spend three years of their lives. The story focuses on Lt Margaret Ann ...
Plot: world war two, hearing, lingerie, train, flashback, white flag, gramophone, female bonding, childbirth, tent, chocolate, hunger ...
Time: year 1941
Place: pacific ocean, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 2.6
 675
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, american soldier, general, army general, soldier, military, soviet, cold war, controversy, massacre, un, u.s. army ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 80s, year 1950
Place: usa, south korea, korea, asia, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Iron Angel (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A seasoned Sargent with a sorry unit, led by an angry 1st Lt., to take out an enemy hold for a convoy to proceed. After their success the Sarge and the crew meet up with another Lieutenant - Female nurse.
Plot: cult, convoy, racism, mountain, patrol, army, nurse, korean war, mortar, ambulance
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Fortress on Wheels (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A story about an armored train number 56 and his actions during WWII.
Plot: tank, exploitation, nazi soldier, military uniform, red army, russian soldier, world war two, train, captain, commander, russian, soldier ...
Place: soviet union, ussr, ukraine, kiev ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Last Full Measure (2019)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The incredible true story of Vietnam War hero William H. Pitsenbarger, a U.S. Air Force Pararescuemen medic who personally saved over sixty men. Thirty-two years later, Pentagon staffer Scott Huffman investigates a Congressional Medal of Honor ...
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, disturbing, sincere
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, jungle, war violence, investigation, heroes, dying, heroism, military, death, saving a life, self sacrifice, thanksgiving ...
Time: year 1969, year 1999
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Interrogation (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Nuori nainen on saanut kutsun saapua poliisin kuultavaksi. Hän pelkää joutuvansa ansaan. Hän on täydellistä suomenkieltä puhuva Neuvosto-desantti, joka on varomattomuuttaan jättänyt vakoiluradionsa pesulaan säilytettäväksi.
Plot: spy, interrogation, espionage, police interrogation, military officer, socialism, frustration, convict, storyteller, soviet spy, russian spy, socialist ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, year 1942, year 1944
Place: ussr, finland, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.6
 28
Escapes (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Political prisoners imprisoned in Yugoslavia will try to escape from prison by digging a channel under the ground and join the partisans.
Plot: world war two, sick, hunger, escape, prisoner, girl, prison, rain, cold, traitor, fight, excavation ...
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, green beret, jungle, soldier, war, anti war, culture clash, politics, battlefield, journalism, military ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Tenth Man (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: During World War 2 the Germans arrested people at random off the streets of Paris and in retaliation to sabotage by the resistance announced the execution of one in ten prisoners. Chosen as one of the victims, lawyer Chavel trades his place with ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: hidden identity, mysterious character, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, switching roles, fall in love, nazism, death, love triangle, love, shot in the chest ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, post world war two
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 6.5
 604
The Hook (1963)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three soldiers in Korea go through inner torment when they're ordered to execute an enemy soldier.
Plot: airplane shot down, order, ship, american soldier, tanker, pow, korean war, pilot
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 792
War Hunt (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Recruits head to the front lines towards the close of the Korean War. The interaction between two of the soldiers...an idealistic newcomer and a psychotic who goes on one-man patrols slitting enemy throats under cover of night...and the orphan boy ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: psychopath, friendship, officers and cadets, basic training, military life, wartime life, curses spells and rituals, innocence lost, battle zone, obsession, idealism, anti war ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Die Denunziantin (1993)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: By 1941, Adolf Hitler had taken personal command of the German military apparatus. His initial successes made this seem like a good idea at the time, but by 1944, after an unparalleled series of military defeats that Hitler refused even to ...
Plot: politician, world war two, trial, nazi, execution, civil servant, scapegoat, irony, war crime, betrayal, waitress, prison escape ...
Time: post world war two, 1920s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, military, battles, u.s. army, soldier, infantry, war, rebellion, heroic mission, military life, anti war, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: germany, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: world war two, pow, soldier, war, prisoner of war camp, war crime, captivity, anti war, escape attempt, undisciplined, atrocity, strong violent content ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1936, year 1942 ...
Place: japan, asia, australia, indonesia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Grace Is Gone (2007)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Upon hearing his wife was killed in the Iraq war, a father takes his two daughters on a road trip.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, psychological, sincere ...
Audience: kids
Plot: family relations, iraq war, support group, insomnia, parents and children, patriotism, gulf war, truth, family problems, couple relations, anti war, on the road ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: minnesota, florida, usa, iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Nun and the Sergeant (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A weary sergeant in Korea commands military prisoners on a dangerous mission and is joined by a nun and a group of schoolgirls in enemy territory.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: society, military, clergy, soldier, war, shrine, u.s. marine corps, korean war, death of sister, mutiny, death, coward ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.7
 264
Mutiny (1999)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Fact-based story about 300 predominantly black sailors who were killed on July 17, 1944 while loading munitions on a ship in San Francisco. Three weeks later, 50 survivors were court-martialed for refusing to load another shipment. The men cited the ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: boot camp, world war two, ship, courtroom drama, law enforcement, army investigation, dedicated lawyer, soldier, power relations, injustice, disobey, society ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.9
 157
Evening Bells (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Trials and tribulations of a Croatian Communist intellectual in the turbulent years before, during and after WW2.
Plot: world war two, fascism, communist, legs, stockings
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 74
The Question (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 1957. For several months, Henri Charlègue, the ex-director of the newspaper "Alger democratic", banned, has been living in hiding. Suspected of belonging to the FLN, he is actively sought by paratroopers.
Plot: writing a book, political repression, communist, water torture, tortured to death, french army, fake moustache, political prisoner, archive footage, wanted man, independence, torture ...
Time: 1960s, year 1956, 50s, 60s, year 1957 ...
Place: algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Go Tell the Spartans (1978)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Go Tell the Spartans is a 1978 American war film based on Daniel Ford's 1967 novel "Incident at Muc Wa." It tells the story about U.S. Army military advisers during the early part of the Vietnam War. Led my Major Asa Barker, these ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: vietnam war, military life, battles, military, haunted by the past, soldier, war, hopes, political unrest, idealism, death of protagonist, mercenary ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 70s, year 1964
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Platoon Leader (1988)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: West Point graduate lieutenant Jeff Knight meets cynicism when taking command of sergeant Michael McNamara's tour veterans platoon in a Vietnamese trench camp. Unlike his predecessor, who hid till the end of his tour, Jeff takes charge, ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: vietnam war, vietcong, self discovery, jungle, military, heroes, war, escapades, soldier, adventure, infantrymen, u.s. army ...
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%