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The Ottoman Lieutenant (2017)
 6.5
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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 the titular military man, Ismail, just as the war is about to erupt.
Style: disturbing, tense, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: world war one, nurse, lieutenant, love, soldier, hospital, armenian, self discovery, female protagonist, danger, sniper, doctors, young woman, armenian genocide, love triangle, jealousy, doctor, gunfight, operation, explosion, armory, atrocity, operating room, loss of lover, wounded ...
Time: 1910s, year 1914
Place: ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, america, turkey, philadelphia

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Most similar movies to The Ottoman Lieutenant

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and disturbing films with plots about world war one, military, soldier, war, battles, danger and anti war mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like The Ottoman Lieutenant: The Cut (2014), Sunset Song (2015), Ali and Nino (2016), The Crimson Field (2014), The Great War (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Cut (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, Mystery, War
Country: Germany, France, Italy, Russia, Poland, Canada, Turkey, Jordan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 1915 a man survives the Armenian genocide in the Ottoman Empire, but loses his family, speech and faith. One night he learns that his twin daughters may be alive, and goes on a quest to find them.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, factual
Plot: armenian genocide, forceful separation, twin sisters, refugee, deportation, journey, mute, desert, diaspora, voyage, world war one, twin sister ...
Time: year 1915
Place: ottoman empire, north dakota, turkey, armenia
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 6.4
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Sunset Song (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The daughter of a Scottish farmer comes of age in the early 1900s.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, realistic
Plot: shepherd, farmer, love, father daughter relationship, female protagonist, sex scene, world war one, village, execution, father son relationship, marriage proposal, death of father ...
Time: 1910s
Place: scotland
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100%
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Ali and Nino (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Azerbaijan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Muslim prince Ali and Georgian aristocrat Nino have grown up in the Russian province of Azerbaijan. Their tragic love story sees the outbreak of the First World War and the world’s struggle for Baku’s oil. Ultimately they must choose to fight ...
Style: sincere, touching, thought provoking, disturbing, exciting ...
Audience: date night, family outing, girls' night
Plot: love, couples, muslim, christian, world war one, impossible love, society, romance, family relations, secret love, love and romance, friendship ...
Place: georgia (former ussr), caucasus, georgia, azerbaijan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Crimson Field (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In a tented field hospital on the coast of France, a team of doctors, nurses and women volunteers work together to heal the bodies and souls of men wounded in the trenches.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, melancholic, suspenseful ...
Plot: nurse, wartime life, friendship, military hospital, army, world war one, love triangle, lifesaver, french, nursing, german, doctors and patients ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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 ⇓
67%
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 ⇓
66%
 5.4
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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 ⇓
66%
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, against the odds, survival, heroic mission, danger, wartime life, military life, hospital ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917
Place: australia, palestine, middle east, cairo egypt, turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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 ⇓
66%
 6.1
 14K
Ararat (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A variety of characters, some close relatives, others distant strangers, are each affected by the making of a film about the Armenian Genocide of 1915.
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, realistic, emotional, serious ...
Plot: genocide, armenian genocide, politics, atrocity, filmmaking, war crime, self discovery, haunted by the past, against humanity, family problems, ethnic, freedom ...
Time: 1910s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, year 1915 ...
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, canada, middle east, armenia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Yellow Birds (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two young soldiers, Bartle and Murph, navigate the terrors of the Iraq war under the command of the older, troubled Sergeant Sterling. All the while, Bartle is tortured by a promise he made to Murph's mother before their deployment.
Style: tense, thought provoking, disturbing, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: iraq war, soldier, adaptation, military, brutality, life is a bitch, heroes, friendship, danger, courage, military officer, violence ...
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Gallipoli: End of the Road (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 101 min.
Story: April, 1915. First World War in Canakkale, Ottoman Empire. Two brothers leave their mountain village to fight on the front line. One is an experienced sniper fighting for Ottomans against the invasion, while his brother finds it much tougher to cope ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, epic, captivating ...
Plot: world war one, battles, military, survival, siblings relations, battle zone, military life, danger, family relations, heroic mission, soldier, one man army ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: turkey, ottoman empire
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Forbidden Ground (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three British soldiers find themselves stranded in No Man's Land after a failed charge on the German Trenches. Set in France 1916.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: world war one, survival, military, danger, against the odds, mission gone awry, escapades, infantrymen, graphic violence, war, hapless soldier, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: realistic, serious, thought provoking, tense, sincere ...
Plot: world war one, courtroom, military, soldier, court martial, deserter, self discovery, social differences, anti war, courtroom drama, power relations, injustice ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1917
Place: england, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Deadline Gallipoli (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 197 min.
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Story: Three journalists, Charles Bean, Ellis Ashmead Bartlett and Phillip Schuler, arrive at Gallipoli with the invading British and Allied troops in 1915. They will report the war but are prevented from getting out the true story of an unfolding ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: world war one, journalism, idealism, war, battle zone, danger, soldier, media, trench warfare, male nudity, skinny dipping
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.3
 7K
120 (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 114 min.
Story: During the Sarikamis Battle, the Ottoman army runs out of ammunition and appeals to the people of Van for help, who happen to have supplies. However, the First World War is on and all men are fighting at four corners of the empire and therefore can ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, based on true events
Plot: genocide, against humanity, military, battles, war, nationalism, world war one, armenian genocide, school, siblings relations, fictional reality, church ...
Place: ottoman empire, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Many Wars Ago (1970)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: On the Italian/Austrian front during World War I, a disastrous Italian attack upon the Austrian positions leads to a mutiny among the decimated Italian troops.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, rough, bleak
Plot: world war one, anti war, soldier, military, price of justice, battle zone, rebelliousness, military life, wartime life, infantrymen, chaos, anti heroes ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1916
Place: italy, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Soldier's Sweetheart (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An Army medic brings his girlfriend to stay with him at an out of the way Vietnam outpost in 1967, the woman disappears one day and he begins searching for her.
Style: rough, psychological, bleak, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: friends, environmentalism, out of the way, battles, innocence lost, kidnapping, heroic mission, graphic violence, war, daring rescue, danger, society ...
Time: 20th century
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Lost Battalion (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Fact-based war drama about an American battalion of over 500 men which gets trapped behind enemy lines in the Argonne Forest in October 1918 France during the closing weeks of World War I. Based on a true story, The Lost Battalion is set in 1918 ...
Style: bleak, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war one, military, war, survival, military life, heroic mission, battle zone, heroes, danger, soldier, leadership, army ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Children of Huang Shi (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Australia, China, Germany, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: About young British journalist, George Hogg, who with the assistance of a courageous Australian nurse, saves a group of orphaned children during the Japanese occupation of China in 1937.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: survival, orphan, rescue, selflessness, self discovery, society, danger, soldier, heroes, escapades, daring rescue, invasion ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 30s ...
Place: china, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Private Peaceful (2012)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set in the fields of Devon and the WW1 battlefields of Flanders, two brothers fall for the same girl while contending with the pressures of their feudal family life, the war, and the price of courage and cowardice.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: soldier, world war one, love triangle, teenage love, military, siblings relations, social relations, war, family relations, family life, childhood sweetheart, village ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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 ⇓
53%
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 ⇓
53%
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Afghan Luke (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Disheartened when his story about Canadian snipers possibly mutilating corpses in Afghanistan is buried, Luke (Nick Stahl) quits his job but is even more determined to return to Afghanistan to get the real story. With his offbeat buddy, Tom (Nicolas ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: journalism, war correspondent, military, anti war, buddies, idealism, danger, media, soldier, war, friends, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 ⇓
52%
 7.7
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Black Hawk Down (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 144 min.
Story: When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy casualties, facing intense fighting from the militia on the ground.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, disturbing, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, sniper, warrior, rescue mission, u.s. military, courage, battles, combat, gunfight, marine, chaos, helicopter ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1992, year 1993
Place: somalia, africa, north africa, east africa, arkansas ...
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52%
 6.2
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Wrota Europy (1999)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 73 min.
Story: War drama directed by Jerzy Wojcik.
Plot: world war one, wound, rape, atrocity, bolshevik, hospital, frontline, doctor, russian, sacrifice, nurse, patient
⇓ 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 ⇓
52%
The Red and the White (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary, Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1919, Hungarian Communists aid the Bolsheviks' defeat of Czarists, the Whites. Near the Volga, a monastery and a field hospital are held by one side then the other.
Style: contemplative, thought provoking, captivating, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: monastery, political unrest, rebelliousness, anti war, genocide, wartime life, chaos and mayhem, battle zone, military life, heroes, military, revolution ...
Time: 1910s, year 1919
Place: russia, europe, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Passing Bells (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, Poland
TV show
Story: At the outbreak of war, two teenage boys defy their parents to sign up.
Style: epic, realistic, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: world war one, battlefield, wartime life, soldier, military, hopes, life is a bitch, battles, danger, friendship, bittersweet, hapless soldier ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe
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