Movies like Death Race 1973

If you like "Death Race" you are looking for movies about / with world war two, war, desert, chase, plane crash, general and tank themes of Action, Drama and War genre shot in USA.
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Death Race (1973)
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Death Race (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the North African desert in World War II, a crippled American fighter plane that is unable to take off tries to evade and destroy a pursuing Nazi tank.
Plot: world war two, war, desert, chase, plane crash, general, tank, airplane, german, pilot, american, minefield, stranded in the desert, military vehicle, pursuit
Place: africa

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Most similar movies to Death Race

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about world war two, war, soldier, military, battles, heroes and tank mostly in Drama, War and Action genres. Some movies like Death Race: The Battle of the Last Panzer (1969), Sahara (1995), The Rat Patrol (1966), The Biggest Battle (1978), The Battle of El Alamein (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Battle of the Last Panzer (1969)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The film looks through the eyes of the German offense during World War II, specifically a German tank crew who, after losing a battle, struggle to get home.
Plot: world war two, tank, war, bombing, u.s. army, german soldier
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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Sahara (1995)
Genre: Action, War
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After the fall of Tobruk in June 1942, U.S. Army sergeant Joe Gunn leads his tank into the Sahara desert, in order to evade advancing Rommel's forces and reach Allied lines. Along the way he picks up few Allied soldiers, but soon they are ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, desert, tank, luftwaffe, sergeant, rebelliousness, human spirit, against the odds, revolution, heroes, war, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: sahara
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
The Rat Patrol (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: The exploits of four Allied soldiers — three Americans and one Englishman — who are part of a long-range desert patrol group in the North African campaign during World War II. Their mission: "to attack, harass and wreak havoc on Field ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: military, french foreign legion, luftwaffe, tank, soldier, adventure, rivalry, heroes, escapades, war, mouse, battles ...
Time: 20th century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Biggest Battle (1978)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany, Yugoslavia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story of how World War II affected the lives of a German family and an American family, both of whom had sons and fathers fighting in the war.
Style: rough, bleak, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: world war two, battles, nazi, soldier, wartime life, destiny, against the odds, computers and web, heroic mission, military life, war, military ...
Time: 1940s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Battle of El Alamein (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This movie's opening prologue states: "June 1942. As Rommel swept toward the Nile, the fall of Egypt and the capture of the Suez Canal seemed inevitable. Italian and German advance units raced toward Alexandria. Mussolini had given ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, rough, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, world war two, nazi, tank, desert, battles, soldier, british soldier, battle zone, infantrymen, tough heroes, against humanity ...
Time: 1940s
Place: africa, north africa, germany, sahara
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.4
 3K
Tobruk (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In September 1942, the German Afrika Korps under Rommel have successfully pushed the Allies back into Egypt. A counter-attack is planned, for which the fuel dumps at Tobruk are a critical impediment. In order to aid the attack, a group of British ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, military, soldier, war, espionage, commando, tank, battles, rescue, desert, british military, escapades ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: africa, libya, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.6
 262
War Fever (1969)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A twist of fate leads a recent Westpoint grad into being responsible for the execution of two fellow American GIs. The young lieutenant comes of age, and the two battle hardened veterans achieve a state of grace through acts of sacrifice.
Plot: world war two, german army, chaplain, firing squad, small town, prisoner, ambush, death of child, tank, american, german, death sentence ...
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Bridge at Remagen (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In March of 1945, as the War in Europe is coming to a close, fighting erupts between German and American troops at the last remaining bridgehead across the Rhine.
Style: realistic, harsh, intense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: world war two, war, soldier, survival, nazi, battles, tank, escapades, wartime life, anti war, heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, 20th century
Place: germany, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Fortress (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the commander of the crew of a B-17 Flying Fortress bomber is killed in action in a raid over Sicily in 1943, his replacement, a young, naive pilot struggles to be accepted by the plane's already tight-knit Irish American crew.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: bomber, aerial combats, world war two, airplane, soldier, battles, heroic mission, military life, leadership, war, fighter plane, aviation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: sicily, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Last Escape (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During World War II, American officer Capt. Lee Mitchell (Stuart Whitman) and a British military unit boldly infiltrate German-occupied enemy territory and attempt to kidnap brilliant Nazi scientist Dr. Von Heinken (Pinkas Braun) and bring him back ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, military, war, heroes, battles, escapades, confined, kidnapping, soldier, infiltration, pow, red army ...
Time: 20th century, year 1945, 1940s
Place: germany, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Commandos (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Sgt. Sullivan puts together a group of Italian-Americans into disguise as Italian soldiers in order to infiltrate a North African camp held by the Italians. After the soldiers have knifed the Italians in their beds, they find a hooker living at the ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, tank, battles, soldier, heroes, military base, weapon system, adventure, military, undercover, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Saints and Soldiers: The Void (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Germany, May 1945, deep in the Harz Mountains a U.S. tank crew discovers a platoon of Germans preparing to ambush U.S. supply trucks.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: world war two, tank, war, racism, military, soldier, against the odds, save the day, military life, battles, human spirit, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1944
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Taxi for Tobruk (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During World War II, French Commandos join forces with a German officer in order to survive the African desert.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, road movie, rough ...
Plot: world war two, war, friendship, desert, soldier, adventure, military, hostage, tank, anti war, holocaust, courage ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: africa, libya, north africa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.9
 36K
Red Tails (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American pilots to fly in a combat squadron during World War II.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, war, fighter pilot, airplane, interracial relations, aerial combats, aviation, military life, discrimination, military base, soldier, heroic mission ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944, year 1942
Place: europe, cuba, germany, italy, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
A Bullet for Rommel (1969)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: During World War II, a tough officer organizes a commando raid into Germany.
Plot: world war two, commando, commando raid, woman, pilot, tank, bunker, german soldier, train, mission, commando mission, airplane ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 20th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.2
 3K
War Pigs (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A rag tag unit of misfits known as the War Pigs must go behind enemy lines to exterminate Nazis by any means necessary.
Style: tense, captivating
Plot: world war two, nazi, war, nazi hunter, battles, soldier, military, behind enemy lines, u.s. army, american soldier, swat team, fight ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Secret War of Jackie's Girls (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An improbable story, but entertaining, of five American women pilots recruited in to the British RAF before the USA joined the war to fly a new top secret aircraft, which turns out to be helicopters, with a Hollywood mansion standing in for a ...
Plot: world war two, aviator, helicopter, secret mission, pilot
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Raid on Rommel (1971)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Captain Foster plans on raiding German-occupied Tobruk with hand- picked commandos, but a mixup leaves him with a medical unit led by a Quaker conscientious objector. Despite all odds they succeed with their mission. On the way they pick up and drug ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, tank, nazi, commando, battles, desert, british soldier, campaign, tough heroes, confined, daring rescue, military ...
Time: year 1943
Place: africa, libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Quick and the Dead (1963)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Pretty intense war-action drama about a small group of soldiers who capture a German observation post, but in turn are captured themselves. They soon escape and--with the aid of two women--try to fight their way to safety.
Plot: world war two, cowboy, soldier, behind enemy lines, fistfight, combat, gunfight, chase, doctor, battles, ambush, judo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Desert Commandos (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: German commandos are dropped behind enemy lines in the Sahara Desert tasked with getting to Casablanca in an assassination attempt on allied leaders.
Plot: world war two, war, british soldier, soldier, horse, chase, airplane, trap, gunfight, german soldier, commando, ambush ...
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
When Trumpets Fade (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In WWII Western Germany, Private David Manning reluctantly leaves behind a mortally wounded fellow soldier and searches for survivors from his platoon, only to learn from commanding officer Captain Pritchett that they have all been killed in action. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, military life, heroic mission, military, battles, anti war, wartime life, battle zone, siblings relations, tank, nazi germany, war ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Bastards (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A "Hitlerjugend" kind of story, set in the Soviet Union during the Second World War, based on a fictitious story from the eponymous book by Vladimir Kunin.
Style: rough, art house, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: war, world war two, coming of age, military, controversy, gay interest, gay, criminal heroes, confined, child murders a child, suicide, teenager ...
Time: 1940s
Place: ussr, romania, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Skin (1981)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Naples, year 1943, in the middle of World War II. The city has just be liberated by American troops in an era in which nobody knows just when the war or where begins the peace; winners and losers face...
Style: rough, serious, bleak, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: world war two, wartime life, translator, against humanity, life is a bitch, society, chaos and mayhem, war, captivity, soldier, military, air disaster ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: italy, naples italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.9
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Memphis Belle (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The "Memphis Belle" is a World War II bomber, piloted by a young crew on dangerous bombing raids into Europe. The crew only have to make one more bombing raid before they have finished their duty and can go home. In the briefing before ...
Style: exciting, tense, emotional, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: world war two, war, bomber, military, battles, soldier, friendship, airplane, u.s. air force, fighter pilot, heroic mission, aviation ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, 20th century
Place: europe, germany, australia, england, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.9
 101
The Ravagers (1965)
Genre: Action, War, Drama
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Cruel captors of the war in the pacific.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, convent, adventure, heroes, soldier, war, escapades, military, state affairs, battles, against the odds, political unrest ...
Time: 60s
Place: the philippines, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Code Name: Emerald (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In april 1944, an allied agent is sent to France in order to rescue an "overlord" captured by the Germans. (An "overlord" is one of the few men who knew the date and place of the "D" day). To achieve this goal, he will ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: world war two, spy, espionage, d day, undercover, rescue, secret agents, war, escapades, spring, ss, cell mate ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Secret of Blood Island (1965)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Based on the true story of a British secret agent, shot down over Malaya near to a Allied POW forced labour camp. There she is hidden, disguised as a youthful prisoner, until her escape can be effected. The costs of keeping her identity secret fall ...
Plot: world war two, pow, agent, secret, jungle, torture, concentration camp, prison, prisoners of war
Time: 1940s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Longest Day (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, US, British, Canadians, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established as part of the Reich's Atlantic Wall, notes to his officers that ...
Style: epic, realistic, suspense, factual, harsh ...
Plot: world war two, war, nazi, military, invasion, soldier, d day, courage, german, allies, resistance, beach ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s, 20th century
Place: normandy, poland, germany, europe, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.5
 491K
Fury (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, China, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Last months of World War II in April 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theater, a battle-hardened U.S. Army sergeant in the 2nd Armored Division named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank called "Fury" and its five-man ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: world war two, war, tank, soldier, military, heroism, american soldier, nazi germany, violence, battles, nazi, ambush ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, 20th century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Misfit Brigade (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, Denmark, Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: War story of the 27th Panzers, Hitler's heavy-duty combat regiment composed of prisoners.
Style: exciting, captivating, bleak, rough, serious ...
Plot: tank, world war two, eastern front, nazism, war, nazi, anti war, battles, soldier, german army, behind enemy lines, german soldier ...
Time: 1940s
Place: germany, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%