Movies like Operation Dunkirk

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Operation Dunkirk (2017)
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Operation Dunkirk (2017)
Genre: Action, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A band of soldiers tasked with staying behind during the Battle of Dunkirk to rescue a scientist with information that could turn the tide of the war must battle their way through dangerous Nazi territory to complete their mission.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: world war two, nazi, battles, soldier, violence, german, torture, murder, gunfight, chase, air strike, tank, scientist, frenchwoman, blood splatter, shot in the head, battle, shoot out
Time: year 1940
Place: dunkirk

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, exciting, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about battles, world war two, soldier, military, war, heroes and danger mostly in War, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Operation Dunkirk: D-Day (2019), Ardennes Fury (2014), The Longest Day (1962), The Sea Wolves (1980), T-34 (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Beyond Valkyrie: Dawn of the 4th Reich (2016)
Genre: Action, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An intense thriller from the frontlines of World War II. As Operation Valkyrie prepares to assassinate Adolph Hitler, an Allied special ops team prepares to extract the man destined to lead post-war Germany. But after Valkyrie fails, everything ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, visually appealing
Plot: world war two, nazi, russian, resistance, operation, soldier, german, fight, wartime, officer, undercover, squad ...
Time: 1940s
Place: germany
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D-Day (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Some people called it a suicide, but for the Rangers of the 2nd Battalion, that's another word for mission. When an elite group of American soldiers are ordered to take out a series of German machine gun nests, they find themselves blindly ...
Style: suspense, tense
Plot: d day, gunfight, world war two, war violence, historical event, mission, wartime, soldier, american soldier, fight, risk, life risking ...
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Ardennes Fury (2014)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: As the Battle of the Bulge rages on, an American tank unit gets trapped behind Nazi lines. With just hours before the bombs of Operation Ardennes Fury fall, the tank's commander makes the risky decision to rescue an orphanage.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, psychological, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, tank, military, soldier, heroic mission, daring rescue, battles, heroes, platoon, scarecrow, tough heroes, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, france
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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, factual, suspense, tense ...
Plot: world war two, war, nazi, military, invasion, soldier, allies, german, resistance, d day, visceral, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, year 1944, 1940s
Place: normandy, france, germany, poland, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Sea Wolves (1980)
Genre: Action, History, War
Country: Switzerland, UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This true story follows the exploits of a top secret British military mission to destroy Nazi radio ships in a neutral harbor during WWII. The daring plan is led by British Intelligence officers Col. Lewis Pugh (Gregory Peck) and Capt. Gavin Stewart ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, war, battles, espionage, military, seaport, submarine, british intelligence, ship, heroic mission, sea, undercover ...
Time: 1940s, 80s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1942 ...
Place: england, india, asia, portugal, goa india ...
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T-34 (2018)
Genre: Action, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In 1944, a courageous group of Russian soldiers managed to escape from German captivity in a half-destroyed legendary T-34 tank. Those were the times of unforgettable bravery, fierce fighting, unbreakable love, and legendary miracles.
Style: disturbing, suspense, uplifting, exciting, rough ...
Plot: tank, great patriotic war, world war two, russian soldier, prison escape, soviet soldier, fascist, captivity, battlefield, battles, wartime, homecoming ...
Time: year 1941, 1940s, year 1944
Place: russia
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Soldiers of the Damned (2015)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: WWII German soldiers take an occult scientist into a haunted forest in Romania, only to be confronted by their own ghosts.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: world war two, nazi zombie, occult, murder, attack, military, sniper, nazi, soldier, time travel, death, survival ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: germany, russia, romania, europe, balkan
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54%
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, serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, military, kidnapping, confined, escapades, battles, war, heroes, escape, chase, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1945
Place: germany, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Company of Heroes (2013)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: American soldiers lost behind enemy lines during the WWII make a horrific discovery: Hitler has a super bomb in development. Against all odds, they set out to find the scientist in charge of the program who is looking to defect.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: world war two, military, save the day, wartime life, soldier, heroes, super weapon, obsessive quest, race against time, escapades, heroic mission, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany
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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, exciting, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, war, tank, military, soldier, american soldier, nazi germany, battles, heroism, ambush, battlefield, nazi ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, 20th century
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The Rebels of PT-218 (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At the height of WWII, the Atlantic Ocean becomes a deadly battleground as an American torpedo boat fights against the constant bombardment of German forces.
Style: captivating, disturbing, exciting, tense, suspense
Plot: sea battle, air attack, world war two, disobeying orders, ship, submarine, wartime, military, bombing, battles, soldier, combat ...
Time: year 1943
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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: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: world war two, tank, war, racism, military, soldier, against the odds, battles, save the day, military life, hopes, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1944
Place: germany, europe
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Top Gunner (2020)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Recent graduates of a secluded U.S. Air Force base must protect a gene-editing bioweapon from the Russian military—who are desperate to seize the deadly viral agent at any cost.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, serious, rough ...
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Fortress of War (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Belarus, Russia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A war drama set during the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, in which Russian troops held on to a border stronghold for nine days. The film shows the heroic defense of Brest Fortress, which has taken upon the first stroke of German ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, tense, captivating ...
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Wolf Hound (2022)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
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Story: Inspired by the real-life German special operations unit KG 200 that shot down, repaired, and flew Allied aircraft as Trojan horses, "Wolf Hound" takes place in 1944 German-occupied France and follows the daring exploits of Jewish-American ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, exciting ...
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Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Estonia, Finland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The events of the war in 1944, from the Blue Hills to Sõrve Peninsula. Shown through the eyes of Estonian soldiers who had to pick sides and fight against fellow brothers. Choices have to be made, not only by the soldiers, but also by their loved ...
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, suspense
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
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Duration: 158 min.
Story: A team of allied saboteurs are assigned an impossible mission: infiltrate an impregnable Nazi-held island and destroy the two enormous long-range field guns that prevent the rescue of 2,000 trapped British soldiers.
Style: exciting, suspense, intense, tense, serious ...
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Time: 1940s, year 1943, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Allies (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
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Duration: 93 min.
Story: August 1944 two months after D-Day, the Allies are advancing across France. A team of British and American commandos are dropped behind enemy lines on a secret mission to ambush a German Officer and steal maps charting the location of the enemy ...
Style: captivating, suspense, exciting, tense
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U-571 (2000)
Genre: Action, War
Country: France, USA, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In the midst of World War II, the battle under the sea rages and the Nazis have the upper hand as the Allies are unable to crack their war codes. However, after a wrecked U-boat sends out an SOS signal, the Allies realise this is their chance to ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, factual ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: submarine, navy, war, world war two, naval battle, military, naval officer, ocean, sea battle, nazism, german, nazi ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
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The Secret Invasion (1964)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During World War II, convicts are recruited by the Allies for an extremely hazardous mission.
Style: exciting, captivating, realistic, serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: world war two, commando raid, war, military officer, resistance, self sacrifice, forgery, behind enemy lines, prison escape, german soldier, nazi soldier, commando mission ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
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Genre: Action, Drama, History
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Duration: 126 min.
Story: The story of 14th century Czech icon and warlord Jan Zizka who defeated armies of the Teutonic Order and the Holy Roman Empire.
Style: tense, disturbing, suspenseful, heroic, suspense ...
Plot: battles, murder, warrior, historical character, chase, medieval, commander, european history, czech history, religion, violence, courage ...
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Place: central europe
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Red Rose of Normandy (2011)
Genre: War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Klaus Muller, a battle-hardened veteran, finds himself fighting for his life on the Russian front. Surrounded by overwhelming numbers of Russian tanks and planes, he and his men are doomed until famed German tank ace, Michael Wittmann, shows up in ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, emotional
Plot: world war two, soldier, heroes, military, escapades, lovers on the run, family relations, battles, d day, chase, lovers reunited, tank ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
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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, intense, harsh, exciting, serious ...
Plot: world war two, war, battles, soldier, survival, nazi, military, tank, escapades, wartime life, anti war, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1945
Place: germany, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Sniper: Special Ops (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A Special Ops military Force, led by expert sniper Sergeant Jake Chandler, are sent to a remote Afghan village to extract an American congressman being held by the Taliban.
Style: entertaining, exciting, captivating, tense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, violence, heroism, courage, gunfight, heroic mission, battles, war, heroes, deadly, danger, explosion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Battle of the Bulge (1965)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: In the winter of 1944, the Allied Armies stand ready to invade Germany at the coming of a New Year. To prevent this occurrence, Hitler orders an all out offensive to re-take French territory and capture the major port city of Antwerp. "The ...
Style: epic, factual, tense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: world war two, war, military, tank, nazi, heroic mission, campaign, epic battle, leadership, attack, u.s. military, winter ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1944
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Midway (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: This war drama depicts the U.S. and Japanese forces in the naval Battle of Midway, which became a turning point for Americans during World War II.
Style: realistic, factual, tense, epic, intense ...
Plot: world war two, sea battle, military, u.s. navy, war, naval battle, aviation, navy, ethnic conflict, fascism, prejudice, against the odds ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, 70s, 20th century
Place: poland, hawaii, germany, japan, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Hunted by Night (2010)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An intriguing story of good, evil and the supernatural. The Story takes place in the Florida Everglades. Three men are hunting when an airplane drops bails of drugs on the ground where they are hunting.. The men must decide whether to be law-abiding ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense, tense
Plot: heroes, on the run, chase, showdown, battles, drugs, gunfight, ambush, master warrior, combat, running, martial arts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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: captivating, tense
Plot: world war two, nazi hunter, war, nazi, battles, military, soldier, u.s. army, behind enemy lines, american soldier, anti nazi, swat team ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, rough, disturbing, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, british soldier, tank, desert, battles, soldier, military, battle zone, tough heroes, infantrymen, against humanity, war ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Jarhead: Law of Return (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Major Ronan Jackson (Devon Sawa), an accomplished fighter pilot for the Israel Defense Forces and son of a U.S. Senator (Robert Patrick), is shot down while flying through Syrian airspace. After miraculously surviving the crash, Jackson is taken ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, disturbing
Plot: interrogation, torture, machismo, airplane shot down, pow, tough guy, rescue, brutality, soldier, heroes, fight, violence ...
Place: syria, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
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