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Infiltration (2010)
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Infiltration (2010)
Original name: התגנבות יחידים
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A tragical-comedy film story that follows a young non-combatant platoon with defective fitness. Set in "Bahad 4" in the 50's, the movie focuses mainly on two characters: Alon (Oz Zehavi), who believes he was accidentally sent to Bahad 4 and will soon be sent to join the Paratroopers. Avner (Guy Adler), believes that the army is the last thing that interests him.
Style: realistic, psychological, bleak, serious, captivating, biting, suspense, disturbing
Plot: military base, military life, military, boot camp, basic training, power relations, social differences, society, immigrants, humiliation, soldier, misfit, officers and cadets, social misfits, failed attempt, hapless soldier, suicide, gun, male nudity, underwear, beating, army life, homoeroticism, crying man, gay kiss ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: israel

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, bleak and captivating films with plots about society, soldier, life is a bitch, military, power relations, military life and war mostly in Drama, War and Action genres. Some movies like Infiltration: Paratroopers (1977), Silmido (2003), One of Us (1989), The Tribe (1970), The New Man (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Paratroopers (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Not everyone is born to be a soldier. Not even in Israel, where universal conscription is the tradition. This movie is about a Sad Sack in the Israeli army, incompetent to complete training and yet incompetent to extricate himself.
Style: psychological, bleak, thought provoking, realistic, serious
Plot: basic training, soldier, army investigation, misfit, military, power relations, hapless soldier, boot camp, officers and cadets, military life, recruit, army life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: israel
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Silmido (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 135 min.
Story: On 31 January 1968, 31 North Korean commandos infiltrated South Korea in a failed mission to assassinate President Park Chung-hee. In revenge, the South Korean military assembled a team of 31 criminals on the island of Silmido to kill Kim Il-sung ...
Style: serious, rough, captivating, realistic, bleak
Plot: military life, military, basic training, isolation, military base, graphic violence, boot camp, officers and cadets, war, korean army, social misfits, infantrymen ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: korea, asia, south korea
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One of Us (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A few Palestinian guerilla's break into an Israeli camp in the occupied territories. They kill a few Israeli soldiers before they are killed, apart from one who dies in the camp after being captured alive. The Israeli military dispatch an ...
Style: suspenseful, thought provoking, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: soldier, power relations, military life, military base, basic training, moral dilemma, military, army investigation, army, macho man, gay subtext, friend ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: middle east, israel
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57%
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The Tribe (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Marine Corps drill instructor who is disgusted by the fact that the Corps now accepts draftees finds himself pitted against a hippie who has been drafted but refuses to accept the military's way of doing things.
Style: disturbing, bleak, realistic, serious, thought provoking
Plot: boot camp, military, basic training, culture clash, military life, individuality, hippie, recruit, marines, power relations, social relations, soldier ...
Time: 60s
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53%
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The New Man (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Sweden 1951. A new society is developing, a society where there is no room for the socially and mentally weak...
Style: emotional, thought provoking, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: society, pregnancy, mental illness, teenage life, youth, confined, life is a bitch, misfit, injustice, win over, power relations, mental institution ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: sweden
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44%
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My Australia (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: City of Lodz in Poland, after the Second World War. Two brothers, Tadek and Andrzej, grow up without a father, and their mother, so busy at work, does not notice when the boys join a rowdy and anti-Semitic organization.Only when during a fight one ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching
Plot: immigrants, self discovery, culture clash, family relations, society, single parent, holocaust survivor, immigration, neo nazism, misfit, siblings relations, uncircumcised penis
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: israel, middle east, australia
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Baby Blue Marine (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A would-be Marine fails basic training, and is sent home wearing the "baby blue" fatigues of a washout. En route, he is mugged by a battle-fatigued Marine Raider, who leaves him to hitch-hike home in an undeserved hero's uniform. A ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, uplifting, captivating
Plot: mistaken identity, basic training, world war two, babies and infants, heroes, dishonesty, getting home, military, soldier, society, life is a bitch, cons and scams ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: los angeles, colorado
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36%
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Green Dragon (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A tale about Vietnamese refugees sent to an orientation camp on the Camp Pendleton Marine Base in California, 'Green Dragon' focuses on a young boy and his sister. Set in 1975, the film chronicles the stories told to the two children by ...
Style: psychological, emotional, touching, sincere, serious ...
Plot: military, interracial relations, self discovery, military life, friendship, culture clash, translator, homecoming, human nature, military base, racism, immigrants ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, asia, usa, california
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Close to Home (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Smadar (Smadar Sayar) and Mirit (Naama Schendar), both 18 years old, are assigned to patrol the streets of Jerusalem together as part of their military service. Worlds apart in their personality their initial frosty relationship changes to ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, suspense
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Time: contemporary
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33%
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Small World (2010)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 93 min.
Story: Conrad Lang, a handyman in a rich family - he has been raised like a brother with Thomas, who has the same age -, accidentally puts fire to the big holiday house he keeps. He returns to the town he grew up in, to the family home, where Philippe, ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, captivating, gloomy ...
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Woyzeck (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Having fathered an illegitimate child with his lover, Marie, feckless soldier Franz Woyzeck takes odd jobs around his small town to provide some extra money for them. One of them is volunteering for experiments conducted by a local doctor, who puts ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, atmospheric, psychological, tense ...
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Time: 70s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: germany
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The Door (2012)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 97 min.
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Plot: friendship, society, master and servant, writer's life, rich and poor, strong female presence, power relations, maid, world war two, artists and showbiz, injury, female prisoner ...
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Policeman (2011)
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Sword of Honour (2001)
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Genre: Drama
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Genre: Drama
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Style: sexy, realistic, serious, sexual, disturbing
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Style: tense, disturbing, bleak, psychological, sincere ...
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26%
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26%
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