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See You Up There (2017)
 7.5
 9K
See You Up There (2017)
Original name: Au revoir là-haut
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, War
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 117 min.
Story: November 1918. A few days before the Armistice, Édouard Péricourt saves Albert Maillard's life. These two men have nothing in common but the war. Lieutenant Pradelle, by ordering a senseless assault, destroys their lives while binding them as companions in misfortune. On the ruins of the carnage of WWI, condemned to live, the two attempt to survive. Thus, as Pradelle is about to make a fortune with the war victims' corpses, Albert and Édouard mount a monumental scam with the bereaved families' commemoration and with a nation's hero worship.
Style: thought provoking, tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: world war one, swindle, sculptor, banker, anti war, soldier, corruption, wound, battlefield, saving a life, presumed dead, sketch artist, death, scam, cemetery, mask, painter, orphan, gay, dog, dancing, army, money, friendship, female nudity ...
Time: year 1918, 1920s, 1910s, year 1919, post world war one
Place: paris france, france, morocco

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, captivating, disturbing and serious films with plots about soldier, war, world war one, anti war, death, military and military life mostly in Drama, War and Comedy genres. Some movies like See You Up There: Life and Nothing But (1989), The Fear (2015), The Officer's Ward (2001), Captain Conan (1996), Journey's End (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Life and Nothing But (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: January, 1920. 350,000 French soldiers remain missing in action. Major Dellaplane tirelessly matches the dead and the wounded with families' descriptions. Honor and ethics drive him; he hates the idea of "the unknown soldier." Into ...
Style: gloomy, realistic, serious
Plot: world war one, missing, anti war, missing in action, couples, battles, friendship, wartime life, human nature, haunted by the past, obsession, lovers reunited ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20s, post world war one
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Fear (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young soldier testifies of his thoughts about the first world war, between disillusion, fear and hate, following his path through the letters he sends to his lover.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Plot: world war one, military, soldier, battlefield, army, youth, hiding, first person narration, desperation, wounded, death of friend, self mutilation ...
Time: 1910s, year 1914, year 1915, year 1916, year 1917
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Officer's Ward (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The first days of WWI. Adrien, a young and handsome lieutenant, is wounded by a piece of shrapnel. He will spend the entire wartime at the Val-de-Grâce Hospital, in Paris. Five long years, and his life will change forever...
Style: serious, touching, uplifting, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: military, anti war, soldier, world war one, hopes, starting over, war, human spirit, wartime life, life turned upside down, hospital, male female relationship ...
Time: post world war one, year 1918, year 1914, 1910s
Place: france, paris france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Captain Conan (1996)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Bulgaria near the end of World War I: Conan, warrior and wolf, leads a band of 50 ruthless French fighters who love hand-to-hand combat. Their motto: "We forgot to take prisoners, Captain." At war's end, the unit goes to Bucharest, ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspense
Plot: world war one, french army, military life, war, society, heroism, friendship, insubordination, battles, soldier, heroes, alcohol abuse ...
Time: year 1918, 1910s, 20th century, year 1919, post world war one
Place: romania, macedonia, bulgaria, europe, former yugoslavia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Journey's End (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in a dugout in Aisne in 1918, a group of British officers, led by the mentally disintegrating young officer Stanhope, variously await their fate.
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: trench warfare, british army, world war one, army, officer, homosexual subtext, fear, battles, battle, nightmare, death, rifle ...
Time: year 1918, 1910s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Johnny Got His Gun (1971)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Joe, a young American soldier, is hit by a mortar shell on the last day of World War I. He lies in a hospital bed in a fate worse than death - a quadruple amputee who has lost his arms, legs, eyes, ears, mouth and nose. Unbeknown to his doctors, he ...
Style: thought provoking, psychological, depressing, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: anti war, world war one, hospital, haunted by the past, amputation, patient, freak, isolation, soldier, mute, war, disability ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 1910s
Place: los angeles, france, colorado, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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King of Hearts (1966)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ornithologist mistaken for an explosives expert is sent alone into a small French town during WWI to investigate a garbled report from the resistance about a bomb which the departing Germans have set to blow up a weapons cache.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, cult film ...
Plot: world war one, anti war, soldier, hospital, war, small town, delusion, village life, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, village, small town life ...
Time: 1910s, 18th century
Place: france, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Monsieur Batignole (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1942, in an occupied Paris, the apolitical grocer Edmond Batignole lives with his wife and daughter in a small apartment in the building of his grocery. When his future son-in-law and collaborator of the German Pierre-Jean Lamour calls the Nazis ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, exciting, captivating
Plot: holocaust, world war two, nazism, soldier, anti semitism, child, against humanity, life is a bitch, wartime life, confined, society, collaboration ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: paris france, france, switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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No Man's Land (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: France, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Italy, Belgium, UK, Slovenia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two soldiers from opposite sites get stuck between the front lines in the same trench. The UN is asked to free them and both sides agree on a ceasefire, but will they stick to it?
Style: thought provoking, bleak, sentimental, semi serious, disturbing ...
Plot: anti war, un, politics, survival, soldier, bomb, human nature, military, dishonesty, satire, farce, military life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1993, 1990s
Place: serbia, europe, former yugoslavia, bosnia, bosnia herzegovina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.5
 14K
Frantz (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the aftermath of WWI, a young German who grieves the death of her fiancé in France meets a mysterious French man who visits the fiance’s grave to lay flowers.
Style: romantic, captivating, touching, sentimental, inspirational ...
Plot: world war one, post war, french soldier, violinist, husband wife relationship, german, sadness, grave, letter, german soldier, death of loved one, soldier ...
Time: post world war one, year 1919, 1910s, year 1918
Place: germany, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Oh! What a Lovely War (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, War
Country: UK
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A movie about the First World War based on a stage musical of the same name, portraying the "Game of War" and focusing mainly on the members of one family (last name Smith) who go off to war. Much of the action in the movie revolves around ...
Style: humorous, cynical, satirical, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: anti war, world war one, satire, soldier, dark humor, military, family relations, war, superior officer, infantrymen, state affairs, military life ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.8
 861
The Great War (2019)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In November of 1918 as World War I was ending, a unit of American soldiers goes behind enemy lines to find a lost platoon of African American soldiers.
Style: serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war one, trench warfare, soldier, combat, military life, army, war violence, infantrymen, wartime life, military, death, rescue mission ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1918
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Ottoman Lieutenant (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Turkey, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Lillie, a determined American woman, ventures overseas to join Dr. Jude at a remote medical mission in the Ottoman Empire (now Turkey). However, Lillie soon finds herself at odds with Jude and the mission’s founder, Woodruff, when she falls for ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense, thought provoking
Plot: world war one, nurse, lieutenant, love, armenian, soldier, hospital, self discovery, female protagonist, danger, shot in the shoulder, operation ...
Time: 1910s, year 1914
Place: ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, america, turkey, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
All Quiet on the Western Front (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: At the start of World War I, Paul Baumer is a young German patriot, eager to fight. Indoctrinated with propaganda at school, he and his friends eagerly sign up for the army soon after graduation. But when the horrors of war soon become too much to ...
Style: bleak, gloomy, sincere, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: soldier, world war one, military, battles, school, anti war, hospital, wartime life, military life, innocence lost, war, heroes ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: germany, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
120 Beats Per Minute (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Paris, in the early 1990s: a group of young activists is desperately tied to finding the cure against an unknown lethal disease. They target the pharmaceutical labs that are retaining potential cures, and multiply direct actions, with the hope of ...
Style: gay cinema, thought provoking, disturbing, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: gay love, gay, lgbt, gay relationship, aids, laboratory, epidemic, cure, demonstration, activist, medicine, hospital ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, year 1992
Place: europe, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Bye Bye Morons (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When 43-year-old hairdresser Suze Trappet finds out that she's seriously ill, she decides to go looking for a child she was forced to abandon when she was only 15. On her madcap bureaucratic quest she crosses paths with JB, a 50-year-old man in ...
Plot: hairdresser, car accident, adoption, doctor, police, elevator, weapons, terminal illness, firearm, city, blind man, fire alarm ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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On War (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Bertrand (Mathieu Amalric), a film director, is conducting research for his latest film, and asks a funeral director if he can stay back at his funeral parlour after the close of business. Bertrand cannot resist getting into a coffin, and ...
Style: captivating, psychological
Plot: cult, community, death, forest, surrealism, society, religious cult, social relations, blood, dog, skinny dipping, snail ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Guardians (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Switzerland, Belgium
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Women are left behind to work a family farm during the Great War.
Style: psychological, touching, suspense, bleak, disturbing
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: countryside, farm, mother daughter relationship, little girl, farming, world war one, life philosophy, love, disorder, family, family relations, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, year 1919, year 1917, year 1915, post world war one ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Max & Leon (2016)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this WW2 epic comedy – in the vein of “La Grande Vadrouille” – our two heroes, Max and Léon, two lazy and partier pals, will try by all possible means to avoid going in the battle zone… This will lead the duo to demented and wild ...
Style: contemplative, unusual plot structure, humorous, captivating
Plot: storytelling, german soldier, french soldier, world war two, french army, soldier, coward, gay, dancing, snowing, gay kiss, jumping on a bed ...
Time: 1940s, year 1939
Place: france, vichy, syria, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Killer Kid (1994)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eleven-year-old Laïd lives in war-torn Lebanon. Chosen and trained by an extremist organisation, he has been forced to enter the adult world far too early. He has been transformed into a fanatical and programmed machine, whose life could be summed ...
Style: disturbing, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: lebanese, terrorism, friendship, orphan, immigrants, child in peril, innocence lost, child as adult, hip hop, social differences, friends, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, lebanon, europe, france, beirut lebanon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Elusive Corporal (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story serves as a companion piece to Renoir's 1937 film, Grand Illusion, once more bringing together men from across the broad social spectrum of French society to depict one man's Sisyphean efforts to escape captivity in a German POW ...
Style: contemplative, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: world war two, soldier, social differences, war, nothing goes right, prison, prison life, anti war, military life, danger, down on your luck, confined ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Company K (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on the popular World War I novel by author William March, director Robert Clem's COMPANY K follows a veteran of the first great conflict as he finishes a book about his wartime experiences and reflects on how a man's true character ...
Style: serious, psychological, epic, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: anti war, veteran, wartime life, war, soldier, military, battles, gory, life is a bitch, state affairs, politics, military life ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, year 1917
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Number One Fan (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Muriel Bayen, a divorced beautician and mother of two, loves to tell stories. She is a huge fan of this singer Vincent Lacroix, in fact she is a dedicated fan. One day Vincent knock on her door and ask for her help.
Style: semi serious, humorous, twists and turns, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: police investigation, beautician, obsession, dishonesty, crimes, singer, woman, beauty salon, pop star, fan, power relations, frame up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Band of Outsiders (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cinephile slackers Franz and Arthur spend their days mimicking the antiheroes of Hollywood noirs and Westerns while pursuing the lovely Odile. The misfit trio upends convention at every turn, be it through choreographed dances in cafés or ...
Style: stylized, talky, atmospheric, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: love triangle, alienation, louvre, new wave, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, friendship, city life, twentysomething life, nothing goes right, romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Carabineers (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: During a war in an imaginary country, unscrupulous soldiers recruit poor farmers with promises of an easy and happy life. Two of these farmers write to their wives of their exploits.
Style: bleak, offbeat, disturbing, thought provoking, cynical ...
Plot: satire, anti war, new wave, military, battles, military life, down on your luck, betrayal, life is a bitch, war, soldier, imaginary ...
Time: 60s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
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Serial Lover (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Claire Doste is about to reach the age of 35 and has everything one dreams of, such as having four boyfriends and a creative job in a publishing house specialising in crime novels. One day, she invites all of her boyfriends to her birthday dinner so ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic, neo noir
Plot: murder, deadly, dark humor, serial killer, disorder, looking for love, thirty something, writers, crime, gory, crimes, accidental death ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Bear Named Winnie (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the true story of a Canadian soldier, enroute to World War I from Winnipeg, who adopts an orphaned bear cub at White River Ontario. It is namned Winnie (for Winnipeg) and eventually ends up at the London Zoo where it became the inspiration ...
Style: feel good, serious, touching, light, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: world war one, friendship, soldier, hopes, survival, military, danger, best friends, pets, war, human spirit, military life ...
Time: year 1918, year 1914, 1910s
Place: england, london, europe, canada, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.1
 63K
Elle (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Michèle, the CEO of a gaming software company, is attacked in her home by an unknown assailant, she refuses to let it alter her precisely ordered life. She manages crises involving family, all the while becoming engaged in a game of cat and ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, intense, stylized, enigmatic ...
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, video game, death of father, strong female character, dark past, violence against a woman, violence against women, ex husband ex wife relationship, female protagonist, obsession, divorced woman ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Intimate Enemies (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, Morocco
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A drama following a French platoon during Algeria's war of independence
Style: realistic, rough, disturbing, serious, bleak
Plot: military, soldier, atrocity, politics, anti war, racism, basic training, moral dilemma, political unrest, military life, imperialism, danger ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1959
Place: algeria, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Lady Banker (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: The scene is the restless Paris of the interwar years where an attractive and ambitious woman successfully makes her way in a world previously reserved for men: that of high finance. Originating from a humble background, she quickly becomes popular ...
Plot: finance, lgbt, banker, money, bisexuality, execution, lesbian, lesbianism, bank, women's prison, female nudity, newspaper ...
Time: 1920s
Place: paris france, monte carlo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%