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See You Up There (2017)
 7.4
 10K
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, fairy tale, weird
Plot: world war one, swindle, soldier, wound, saving a life, death, scam, sculptor, banker, cemetery, anti war, corruption, battlefield, army, businessman, hospital, post war, bank, little girl, buried alive, masked man, assault, grave, french army, end of war ...
Time: year 1918, 1920s, 1910s, post world war one, year 1919
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, war, world war one, anti war, friendship, death and military mostly in Drama, War and Comedy genres. Some movies like See You Up There: Life and Nothing But (1989), The Student and Mister Henri (2015), The Fear (2015), Captain Conan (1996), The Officers' Ward (2001). 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: serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: world war one, war, missing person, research, anti war, time travel, interwar period, obsessive quest, unfulfillment, soldier, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, post world war one
Place: france, europe
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The Student and Mister Henri (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Because of his wavering health, Monsieur Henri can no longer live alone in his Paris appartment. Particularly grumpy, he ends up nonetheless accepting his son Paul's suggestion that he let one of his rooms out to a young female student. Far ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, exciting, humorous, melancholic ...
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Place: paris france, london
⇓ 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, battlefield, soldier, military, desperation, self mutilation, death of friend, bombing, wounded, love, army, hiding ...
Time: 1910s, year 1916, year 1915, year 1914, year 1917
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, war, french army, military life, society, heroism, brutality, bureaucracy, armed robbery, accusation, world war one veteran, french soldier ...
Time: year 1918, year 1919, 1910s, 20th century, post world war one
Place: macedonia, bulgaria, romania, europe, brittany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Officers' 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, touching, serious, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: world war one, anti war, military, soldier, hopes, starting over, life turned upside down, human spirit, wartime life, war, religion, bravery ...
Time: post world war one, year 1914, 1910s, year 1918
Place: france, paris france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: psychological, suspense, captivating, thought provoking, suspenseful
Plot: world war one, trench warfare, british army, war, mentally unstable, army, homosexual subtext, officer, nightmare, fear, battles, german ...
Time: year 1918, 1910s, future
Place: france
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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 ...
Style: visually appealing, humorous, captivating, feel good, entertaining
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Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
King of Hearts (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, 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: political, humorous, touching, feel good, heartbreaking ...
Plot: world war one, anti war, war, french, insanity, hospital, soldier, small town, crazy, prostitute, british soldier, coronation ...
Time: 1910s, year 1918, 18th century
Place: france, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, depressing, disturbing, surreal, political ...
Plot: anti war, world war one, hospital, amputation, war, disability, haunted by the past, mute, dreams, soldier, isolation, patient ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Ottoman Lieutenant (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
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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, thought provoking, tense, captivating
Plot: world war one, nurse, armenian, lieutenant, soldier, self discovery, female protagonist, hospital, war, love, young woman, fistfight ...
Time: 1910s, victorian era, year 1914
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, wartime life, child, anti semitism, soldier, against humanity, life is a bitch, confined, society, collaboration ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: france, paris france, switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.9
 47K
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, talky, political, harsh ...
Plot: anti war, politics, survival, bosnian war, war, un, soldier, bomb, dishonesty, military, human nature, tragic hero ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1993
Place: serbia, bosnia herzegovina, eastern europe, europe, former yugoslavia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.5
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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: sentimental, touching, romantic, captivating, inspirational ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, War
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: sexy, talky, witty, atmospheric, stylized ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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
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Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1918
Place: europe
⇓ 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.
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Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: countryside, farm, world war one, mother daughter relationship, little girl, farming, life philosophy, love, cheating on husband, family relations, disorder, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, year 1917, year 1915, year 1919, 1910s ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: serious, realistic, tense, disturbing
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, realistic, semi serious, contemplative
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Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Number One Fan (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Company K (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: captivating, serious, disturbing, psychological, epic ...
Plot: world war one, veteran, anti war, wartime life, prison life, haunted by the past, military life, battles, politics, state affairs, war, military ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, year 1917
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: suspense, serious, semi serious, cynical, thought provoking ...
Plot: anti war, satire, life is a bitch, war, military, soldier, betrayal, military life, down on your luck, battles, war crime, firing squad ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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: semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic, neo noir
Plot: murder, serial killer, dark humor, disorder, looking for love, thirty something, writers, crimes, tragedy, accidental death, police, death ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.1
 67K
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: disturbing, twists and turns, erotic, psychological, intense ...
Plot: rape, rape and revenge, older woman younger man relationship, sexual abuse, strong female character, perversion, death of mother, female protagonist, sexual assault, video game, car accident, masturbation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, soldier, battles, military, basic training, heroic mission, against the odds, survival, military life, wartime life, desert, war ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917
Place: australia, palestine, turkey, melbourne australia, cairo egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.0
 3K
The Trench (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Trench tells the story of a group of young British soldiers on the eve of the Battle of the Somme in the summer of 1916, the worst defeat in British military history. Against this ill-fated backdrop, the movie depicts the soldiers' ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, gloomy, bleak
Plot: world war one, battlefield, trench warfare, battles, military, soldier, bravery, friendship, war, heroes, military life, isolation ...
Time: 1910s, year 1916
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Behind the Lines (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on Pat Barker's novel of the same name, 'Regeneration' tells the story of soldiers of World War One sent to an asylum for emotional troubles. Two of the soldiers meeting there are Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon, two of ...
Style: psychological, emotional, disturbing, realistic, serious
Plot: world war one, shell shock, war, friendship, anti war, wartime life, military life, battles, rebellion, military, soldier, life is a bitch ...
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%