Movies like Operation Snatch

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Operation Snatch (1962)
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Operation Snatch (1962)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Legend has it that if the famous Barbary Apes leave the Rock of Gibraltar, it's a sign that the British will lose control of it. During World War II, a British officer is put in charge of the apes. When he detects that the animals' morale is slipping, he hatches a plan to go behind the German lines to "kidnap" a new ape for his charges to lift their spirits before the Germans find out about their condition and use it as propaganda.
Plot: world war two, monkey, nazi, officer, british army, secret mission, behind enemy lines, ape, zookeeper, british officer

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Most similar movies to Operation Snatch

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and not serious films with plots about world war two, soldier, military, war, escapades, nazi and heroes mostly in War, Comedy and Biography genres. Some movies like Operation Snatch: McHale's Navy (1964), Our Miss Fred (1972), Dad's Army (1971), Le diable rose (1988), Operation Snafu (1961). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 912
McHale's Navy (1964)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The crew of PT-73 get into trouble when they back the wrong horse in a race. Now they have to come up with a way to raise the money to pay off the winners.
Plot: u.s. navy, beach, warehouse, gambling, navy, pacific island, debt, military, world war two, frenchwoman, cheating, sailor ...
Time: year 1943, 1940s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Our Miss Fred (1972)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Danny La Rue stars in this 1970s drag comedy as Fred Wimbush, a Shakespearean actor who is drafted into WWII and is appearing in a camp show in France when the Nazis advance. Unless he continues in his female costume, Fred is certain to be shot as a ...
Plot: world war two, cross dressing, drag, occupied france, gay interest, surrender, nazi soldier, german soldier, actor, invasion, transvestite, gay
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.0
 3K
Dad's Army (1971)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dad's Army was a 1971 feature film based on the BBC television sitcom Dad's Army. Directed by Norman Cohen, it was filmed between series three and four and was based upon material from the early episodes of the television series. The film ...
Plot: world war two, seaside town, soldier, accident, veteran, retirement, bomb
Time: 1940s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Le diable rose (1988)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Double-agent Brigitte Lahaie is the star attraction at a strip-joint/brothel called "Le Diable Rose" in Nazi occupied France which is frequented by both Nazis and Partisans alike.
Plot: nazi occupation, nazi, d day, spy, resistance, world war two, female nudity, brothel, nun, sex
Place: normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Operation Snafu (1961)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tricked into joining the RAF by a wily judge, wide boy Horace Pope sets his sights on the main chance, teams with slow-witted, good-hearted gypsy Pedlar Pascoe, and works up a lucrative racket in conning both his colleagues and the RAF. By means of ...
Plot: con artists, raf, ends with freeze frame, british military, cockney, buddy, military enlistment, british army, stock footage, pub, englishman abroad, wager ...
Time: 1940s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Last Englishman (1995)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Biopic about a real eccentric ultra-patriotic British army officer and war hero called Lt. Col. Alfred D. Wintle, who fought in both World Wars against both the enemy and his higher-ups with the same passion.
Plot: attempted murder, commander, world war one, war hero, world war two, british officer, weirdo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Seventh Company Has Been Found (1975)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The second part of the Seventh Company adventures.
Plot: bridge, officer, escape, train, mattress, castle, sabotage, secret passageway, cow, world war two, pow, german occupation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Coming-Out Party (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Comedy set in World War Two, starring James Robertson-Justice and Leslie Phillips. Sir Ernest Pease (Robertson-Justice) is a self-important scientist who is sent undercover on a bombing mission to monitor the effectiveness of his latest invention, a ...
Plot: crossword puzzle, nazi, military officer, pow, british army, diversion, disguise, german soldier, scientist, world war two, false identity, escape
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Best of Enemies (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: During World War II, a plane full of RAF fighter crashes in the Ethiopian desert and they are met upon by an enemy Italian patrol that allows them to go free. But, when the Brits are given orders to attack the Italians, lots of problems ensue.
Plot: air disaster, world war two, friendship, soccer, capture, colonialism, italian soldier, british army, italian army, desert
Place: ethiopia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Io non scappo... fuggo (1970)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the confusion of combat, two Italian get separated from their squadron and become hopelessly lost. As they wander the countryside attempting to find their lost comrades, they have to adopt all manner of outrageous disguises to avoid death at the ...
Plot: world war two, italian soldier, cowardice, hitler, fake identity, italian army, truce
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.9
 52
Joey Boy (1965)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While posters urge austerity and vigilance in wartime Britain, 'Joey Boy' Thompson has never had it better. In a cellar beneath his East London fish shop, a gambling club thrives – and austerity provides a nice black-market sideline. But ...
Plot: illegal gambling, world war two, army, betting, gambling, donkey, mule, bet
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Cat Under a Helmet (1962)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A tragicomic tale of lumberjack who joined the partisans during WW2. As a corporal, he successfully and courageously fulfilled the combat tasks with his partisan battalion. The commander sends him on a special assignment.
Style: dark
Plot: partisan, world war two, mountain, hand grenade, courage, death, nazi, bombing, german, machine gun, bravery, dream ...
Place: bosnia, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
How I Won the War (1967)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An inept British WWII commander leads his troops to a series of misadventures in North Africa and Europe.
Style: clever, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: anti war, world war two, soldier, battles, war, politics, working class, desert, wartime life, frame up, military life, basic training ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: africa, europe, middle east, egypt, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Churchill: The Hollywood Years (2004)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A group of American executives making a film about World War II decide that since their lead is rather unglamorous, they will draft in an American G.I. to play the part of Winston Churchill. Their take on the war depicts a handsome Churchill falling ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, parody, absurd, feel good ...
Plot: heroes, fall in love, working undercover, battles, undercover, head of state, secret agents, war, state affairs, save the world, fictional biography, satire ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: europe, england, london, buckingham palace
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.2
 8K
Dad's Army (2016)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A cinema remake of the classic sitcom Dad's Army (1968). The Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard platoon deal with a visiting female journalist and a German spy as World War II draws to its conclusion.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, funny, light ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: world war two, goofy hero, disorder, misfit, farce, soldier, espionage, social relations, military, military life, friendship, female spy ...
Time: 1940s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Till Death Us Do Part (1968)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The film version of 'Till Death Do Us Part' tells the story of Alf Garnett, his wife Else, and their newborn daughter Rita, living through the London Blitz and beyond.
Style: biting, cynical, controversial, suspense, offbeat ...
Plot: working class, world cup, world war two, family life, wartime life, racism, couples, family relations, eccentric family, misfit, society, sitting on a toilet ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1942, year 1966, year 1939 ...
Place: europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.5
 985
Enemy Lines (2020)
Genre: War
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the frozen, war torn landscape of occupied Poland during World War II, a crack team of allied commandos are sent on a deadly mission behind enemy lines to extract a rocket scientist from the hands of the Nazis.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, serious, intense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, german soldier, scientist, one man army, commander, behind enemy lines, secret mission, captivity, enemy, soldier, army, friendship ...
Time: 1940s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Which Way to the Front? (1970)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Brendan Byers III (Jerry Lewis), one of the richest men in America, has been pronounced 4-F and can't serve his country in it's war against Hitler. Byers does not takes "No" for an answer and recruits other 4-F's to fight ...
Style: exciting, not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: world war two, military, farce, anti hero, escapades, goofy hero, misfit, anti heroes, obsessive quest, war, soldier, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Secret War of Harry Frigg (1968)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When 5 allied generals are captured in Italy in WWII, it is a propaganda nightmare for the allies. The generals are all 1 star and refuse to take orders from each other in order to plan an escape. Harry Frigg is a private who has escaped from the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, exciting
Plot: world war two, escape, villa, prison, military life, heroic mission, anti hero, troublemaker, palaces castles and temples, disorder, fall in love, captivity ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: italy, tunisia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Situation Hopeless... But Not Serious (1965)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A lonely German clerk captures two American flyers and keeps them as prisoners in his basement long after WWII has ended. Director Gottfried Reinhardt's 1965 comedy stars Alec Guinness, Robert Redford and Michael Connors.
Plot: captive, pilot, new world, alternate reality, pow, world war two
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Man Called Sarge (1990)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the midst of WWII, a group of half-witted soldiers lead by a slightly smarter sergeant, battle the Germans and especially Von Kraut in the desert.
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, biting, suspense ...
Plot: battles, world war two, desert, military life, heroes, goofy hero, escapades, war, soldier, military, disorder, double agent ...
Time: year 1942
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Merry People Die Twice (1966)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Somewhere in Bosnia in 1943 between the fourth and fifth enemy offensives column partisans withdrew across a river to free territory. At the moment of crossing the river, a group of Chetniks suddenly attack a column of partisans. In this violent ...
Style: dark
Plot: partisan, world war two, mountain, forest, river, escape, ambush, knife, dog, cliff, father, girl ...
Time: year 1943
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Halt, Or I'll Miss! (1998)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: It is April 1945, spring begins and ends the war. German transport heading away from Bohemia.
Plot: pilot, world war two, resistance, mistaken identity, husband wife relationship, pub, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, farce, parachutist, gramophone, train station, disguise ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Odd Squad (1982)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Sicilia 1943, after the landing, between the invading Us army and the defender Italian army, a 2000 years old roman bridge resist to all kind of attacks. Both the army decides to definitively destroy it before the opponent does. But to the chaotic ...
Style: sex comedy
Plot: combat, sergeant, u.s. marine corps, italian army, world war two, u.s. army, italian soldier
Time: 1940s
Place: italy, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Get Along, Mate (1981)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Based on a TV sit-com series and set in World War II, about how an ordinary woodcutter develops into an active partisan fighter.
Plot: partisan, deserter, military training, world war two, fight
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, kidnapping, captive, mission, soldier, plan, nazi, cheating, nazis
Time: 1940s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Where is the General? (1964)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Waclaw Orzeszko is unlucky soldier. Nobody from the platoon likes him. One day he decided to go away from platoon. At the castle he meet Russian soldier Marusia. At this time German forces came at the castle. They must hide. But there is also second ...
Plot: general, world war two, kissing, captive, castle, gun, wine, uniform, shooting, wine cellar, drinking wine
Time: year 1945
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Stand up, Virgin Soldiers (1977)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Some British soldiers in Singapore are more concerned with finding sex than finding Communists.
Style: sex comedy
Plot: sexual frustration, british army, praying, nurse, topless woman, explosion, striptease, forest, pubic hair, broken finger, death by gunshot, broken leg ...
Time: 50s, year 1950, 1950s
Place: singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Roses of the Desert (2006)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A sanitary battalion of Italian Army is sent to Sorman oasis in Lybia during the Africa campaign in 1940. Soon an Italian missionary, living nearby, succeed to transform the occupation by Italian Army in a kind of humanitarian mission. In fact all ...
Style: thought provoking, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: world war two, desert, friendship, war, military, state affairs, muslim, soldier, escapades, society, friends, italian soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: africa, libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A reporter in Iraq might just have the story of a lifetime when he meets Lyn Cassady, a guy who claims to be a former member of the U.S. Army's New Earth Army, a unit that employs paranormal powers in their missions.
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, clever, offbeat ...
Plot: war, satire, farce, military base, new age, military, gulf war, danger, escapades, military life, journalism, top secret ...
Time: year 2003, year 1983, year 1973
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%