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, soldier, battles, nazi, violence, german, torture, chase, gunfight, murder, air strike, tank, scientist, battle, frenchwoman, blood splatter, shot in the head, shoot out
Time: year 1940

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, exciting, serious and tense films with plots about soldier, battles, world war two, military, war, danger and heroes mostly in War, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Operation Dunkirk: Ardennes Fury (2014), The Longest Day (1962), The Last Escape (1970), The Sea Wolves (1980), Soldiers of the Damned (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Beyond Valkyrie: Dawn of the Fourth 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, soldier, operation, resistance, wartime, officer, american, german, fight, undercover ...
Time: 1940s
Place: germany
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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, tense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, military, soldier, heroic mission, daring rescue, danger, battles, heroes, tank, platoon, war, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: germany, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, touching, epic ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, resistance, war, allies, invasion, german, military, navy, military life, officers and cadets, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: normandy, france, europe, england, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: bleak, exciting, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, kidnapping, war, soldier, confined, danger, escapades, battles, military, heroes, pow, captive ...
Time: 20th century
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⇓ 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, realistic, serious, tense ...
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Plot: world war two, war, british intelligence, espionage, battles, military, ship, seaport, undercover, sea, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943, year 1942 ...
Place: india, asia, germany, portugal, goa india ...
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Soldiers of the Damned (2015)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: WWII German soldiers take an occult scientist into a haunted forest in Romania, only to be confronted by their own ghosts.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: occult, world war two, murder, attack, sniper, nazi, soldier, death, survival, danger, military, violence ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
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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: tense, exciting, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1945
Place: europe, germany
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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: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: racism, military, soldier, world war two, against the odds, war, battles, military life, save the day, danger, human spirit, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, world war two, battles, soldier, wehrmacht, red army, infantrymen, heroes, invasion, nazism, squad, german ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1941
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Allies (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
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, tense, exciting, suspense
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Time: year 1944, 20th century, 1940s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Guns of Navarone (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
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, serious, suspense, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Red Rose of Normandy (2011)
Genre: War
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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 ...
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Genre: Action, Drama, War
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Duration: 115 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 ...
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Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
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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: exciting, captivating, entertaining, tense, suspenseful
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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: tense, suspenseful, suspense, serious, exciting
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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
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Duration: 96 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: captivating, serious, realistic, tense, suspense ...
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Pathfinders: In the Company of Strangers (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
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Duration: 100 min.
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Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, epic ...
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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, soldier, military, battles, american soldier, behind enemy lines, u.s. army, war, wartime, swat, nazi hunter, anti nazi ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.1
 2K
Memorial Day (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Memorial Day, 1993. When 13-year-old Kyle Vogel discovers the World War II footlocker belonging to his grandfather, Bud, everyone tells Kyle to put it back. Luckily, he ignores them. Although Bud has never talked about the war, he finds himself ...
Style: sincere, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Dirty Dozen: Next Mission (1985)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Major Reisman is "volunteered" to lead another mission using convicted army soldiers, sentenced to either death or long prison terms. This time their mission is to kill a Nazi general who plans to assassinate Hitler.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
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Rogue Warfare (2019)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A group of military elite from the U.S., Russia, UK, China and France join forces to fight an elite underground terrorist network.
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pow, chase, military, brutality, swat team, heroic mission, swat, adaptation, friendship, lifestyle, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Dirty Dozen: The Deadly Mission (1987)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA, Yugoslavia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Learning of a Nazi plot to attack Washington, D.C. with a deadly nerve gas, Major Wright leads twelve convicts on a suicide mission deep into occupied France to destroy the secret factory where the poison is made.
Style: realistic, exciting, captivating, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, world war two, nazi occupation, rescue, danger, war, heroic mission, military, heroes, anti heroes, anti hero, monastery ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%