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See You Up There (2017)
 7.5
 7K
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, sculptor, swindle, banker, anti war, soldier, corruption, battlefield, saving a life, presumed dead, sketch artist, wound, death, scam, cemetery, mask, gay, painter, orphan, dog, dancing, army, money, suicide, businessman ...
Time: year 1918, 1920s, 1910s, 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, disturbing, captivating and serious films with plots about soldier, death, world war one, war, anti war, military and military life mostly in Drama, War and Comedy genres. Some movies like See You Up There: Life and Nothing But (1989), The Officer's Ward (2001), The Fear (2015), King of Hearts (1966), Monsieur Batignole (2002). 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: realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: world war one, anti war, missing, missing in action, war, love affair, obsessive quest, destructive relationship, love and romance, couples, military life, soldier ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20s, post world war one
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: uplifting, serious, touching, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: anti war, military, soldier, hopes, starting over, human spirit, life turned upside down, war, wartime life, hospital, world war one, bravery ...
Time: post world war one, 1910s, year 1918, year 1914
Place: france, paris france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.4
 221
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.
Plot: world war one, war, snow, soldier, self mutilation, military, alcohol, fear, gay interest, first person narration, nightmare, nurse ...
Time: year 1916, year 1914, 1910s, year 1915, year 1917
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, offbeat, semi serious, realistic, cult film ...
Plot: world war one, anti war, hospital, soldier, war, small town, heroes, comedy of errors, small town life, mistaken identity, village, psychopath ...
Time: 1910s, 18th century
Place: france, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, captivating, exciting
Plot: holocaust, world war two, anti semitism, soldier, nazism, life is a bitch, against humanity, society, confined, wartime life, collaboration, occupation ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: paris france, france, switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: psychological, suspense, thought provoking, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: trench warfare, world war one, officer, british army, war, army, battle, fear, nightmare, battles, friendship, explosion ...
Time: year 1918, 1910s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, isolation, soldier, freak, patient, mute, war, disability ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, france, colorado, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: serious, rough, realistic
Plot: world war one, soldier, friendship, insubordination, alcohol abuse, murder, battles, heroes, french army, military, friends, infantrymen ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, post world war one, year 1919, year 1918
Place: romania, macedonia, bulgaria, europe, former yugoslavia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, thought provoking, tense
Plot: world war one, nurse, lieutenant, love, armenian, hospital, soldier, self discovery, female protagonist, danger, turk
Time: 1910s
Place: ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, america, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.9
 44K
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, sentimental, rough, disturbing, semi serious ...
Plot: un, anti war, politics, survival, soldier, bomb, dishonesty, human nature, military, satire, tragic hero, intrigue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1993, 1990s
Place: serbia, europe, former yugoslavia, bosnia, bosnia herzegovina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: dark humor, humorous, cynical, satirical, thought provoking ...
Plot: anti war, world war one, satire, soldier, military, family relations, siblings relations, military life, superior officer, infantrymen, state affairs, war ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: realistic, serious, bleak, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: world war one, soldier, anti war, battles, hospital, school, military, heroes, war, wartime life, life is a bitch, innocence lost ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: germany, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Bag of Marbles (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Canada, Czech Republic
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In occupied France, Maurice and Joseph, two young Jewish brothers left to their own devices demonstrate an incredible amount of cleverness, courage, and ingenuity to escape the enemy invasion and to try to reunite their family once again.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: ss, holocaust, brother brother relationship, nazi, nazi occupation, german soldier, world war two, soldier, jewish, danger, military, fear ...
Time: 1940s
Place: paris france, nice france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: thought provoking, captivating, disturbing, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: gay love, aids, laboratory, gay, cure, lgbt, medicine, demonstration, activist, epidemic, hospital, love ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, year 1992
Place: europe, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.3
 280
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: disturbing, psychological, epic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: anti war, veteran, wartime life, politics, haunted by the past, battles, gory, military life, prison life, military, soldier, war ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, year 1917
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: world war two, disorder, buddies, prison, friends, social differences, partners, military life, human spirit, danger, survival, military ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, twists and turns, humorous, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: police investigation, crimes, dishonesty, obsession, beautician, singer, beauty salon, woman, fan, pop star, frame up, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.5
 12K
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, inspirational, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: post war, french soldier, world war one, death of husband, death of loved one, husband wife relationship, german soldier, german, grave, letter, casualty of war, sadness ...
Time: post world war one, year 1919, year 1918, 1910s
Place: germany, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: cynical, thought provoking, semi serious, serious, bleak ...
Plot: anti war, satire, new wave, military life, betrayal, military, soldier, battles, down on your luck, imaginary, life is a bitch, war ...
Time: 60s
Place: egypt, middle east, europe, france, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.3
 312K
1917 (2019)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, UK, India, Spain, Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield and Blake are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Plot: trench warfare, world war one, soldier, british army, race against time, british soldier, pursuit, british military, behind enemy lines, brother brother relationship, storytelling, german soldier ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
 1K
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: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: murder, deadly, serial killer, disorder, looking for love, thirty something, writers, crime, crimes, gory, police, death ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, alienation, new wave, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, postmodernism, disorder, twentysomething life, unlikely criminals, city life, romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Lighthorsemen (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Palestine, 1917. The British advance has been stopped by the Turkish line running from Gaza to Beersheba. The latest attack on Gaza has failed. The attacking forces included a regiment of Australian mounted infantry, the Light Horse... Lighthorseman ...
Style: epic, serious, realistic, disturbing, tense
Plot: world war one, military, battles, soldier, basic training, survival, heroic mission, against the odds, wartime life, danger, military life, hospital ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917
Place: australia, palestine, melbourne australia, turkey, new zealand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 6.2
 373
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 ...
Plot: blood, dog, cult, cemetery, death, skinny dipping, snail, community, rifle, surrealism, male nudity, coffin ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
King & Country (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During World War I a British soldier, charged with desertion, is defended by an officer who at first despises his actions and then grows to feel sympathy for him.
Style: psychological, realistic, atmospheric, serious, bleak ...
Plot: world war one, courtroom, military, soldier, court martial, deserter, injustice, change of heart, anti war, society, courtroom drama, war ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1917
Place: england, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, serious, disturbing, bleak
Plot: military, soldier, atrocity, politics, anti war, basic training, racism, against humanity, state affairs, imperialism, moral dilemma, military life ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1959
Place: algeria, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: lgbt, execution, money, bisexuality, banker, black and white segues into color, capitalism, nudity (full frontal - brief), stock exchange, stock broker, finance, speculation ...
Time: 1920s
Place: paris france, monte carlo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Guardians (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Switzerland, France, Belgium
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Women are left behind to work a family farm during the Great War.
Style: suspense, bleak, disturbing, touching, psychological
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: farm, countryside, mother daughter relationship, little girl, farming, world war one, life philosophy, love, disorder, family relations, friendship, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 1910s, post world war one
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Black and White in Color (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Côte d'Ivoire, France, West Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: French colonists in Africa, several months behind in the news, find themselves at war with their German neighbors. Deciding that they must do their proper duty and fight the Germans, they promptly conscript the local native population. Issuing them ...
Style: cynical, witty, biting, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: world war one, satire, military, soldier, colonialism, state affairs, interracial relations, war, human spirit, military life, political unrest, discrimination ...
Time: year 1915, 1910s, year 1914
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.1
 5K
Diplomacy (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The night of August 24, 1944. The fate of Paris is in the hands of General von Choltitz, governor of Grand Paris, who is preparing, on Hitler’s orders, to blow up the French capital. The descendent of a long line of Prussian military men, the ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, talky
Plot: world war two, soldier, wartime life, danger, disobey, race against time, diplomacy, french resistance, sabotage, german occupation, obedience, death ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: paris france, france, europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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