Movies and TV shows like Snapphanar

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Snapphanar (2006)
 5.4
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Snapphanar (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Sweden, Lithuania, Denmark, Finland, Norway
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: In the year of our Lord 1678, Sweden is plagued by countless wars and a dysfunctional royal rule. One night, the young and devout Nils losing everything he holds dear and tragedy drives him on a quest for vengeance. It will be a raid, which makes him snap cock and participate in one of Scandinavia's bloodiest wars ever free!
Style: serious, suspense, realistic, depressing
Plot: resistance, resistance fighter, noble, escape, save the day, war, fugitives, anti war, danger, society, class struggle, desertion, solidarity, insubordination, life risking, renegades
Time: 17th century
Place: sweden

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about war, danger, military, soldier, battles, military life and heroes mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Snapphanar: Generation War (2013), The Border (2011), The Saboteurs (2015), Anzac Girls (2014), Seventeen Moments of Spring (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Generation War (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 148 min.
TV show
Story: Berlin, 1941. Five friends eager to become heroes in an adventure that will change the face of Europe - and that will forever change them as well.
Style: captivating, tense, thought provoking, serious, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, nazism, holocaust, against humanity, military, nazi germany, atrocity, german, friendship, soldier, danger, guilt ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: germany, berlin germany, soviet union, ussr
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The Border (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Sweden
Duration: 122 min.
Story: December 1942. Two young soldiers leave their posts at checkpoint 83 in North Värmland, Sweden and make their way through the ice cold winter night towards the Nazi-occupied Norwegian border. Sweden stands on the brink of invasion and they want to ...
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, tense, rough ...
Plot: soldier, war, undercover, danger, confined, missing person, against the odds, escapades, military, battles, secret mission, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: sweden, norway, eastern europe
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69%
The Saboteurs (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Norway, Denmark, UK, Czech Republic, Sweden
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The story about the heavy water war unfolds during the prolouge, eruption and the end of the second world war. We follow the story of the the key personnel in the race of who develops the atomic bomb first.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: world war two, atomic bomb, heroic mission, danger, ambition, inventions and discoveries, military, soldier, moral dilemma, bomb, resistance, chemistry ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, 1930s
Place: norway, europe, germany, scotland, england
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 7.9
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Anzac Girls (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The unique, and rarely told true stories of Australian and New Zealand nurses serving at Gallipoli and the Western Front during the First World War.
Style: emotional, realistic, captivating, stylized, serious ...
Plot: war, world war one, human spirit, love and romance, tragic love, wartime life, fall in love, battles, military, hopes, nurse, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: australia, france, greece, egypt, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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1066: The Battle for Middle Earth (2009)
Genre: Action, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
Story: October 14th, 1066 is the most famous date in English history. It is the year of TWO invasions of England, and in which three huge and bloody pitched battles were fought
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, war, military, rivalry, invasion, state affairs, danger, political unrest, cruelty, bravery, king, society ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century
Place: england, europe, normandy, norway, flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Seventeen Moments of Spring (1973)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 69 min.
TV show
Story: The series is based on a true story of a Russian spy Colonel Isaev (Stirlitz) in Fascist Germany during 17 days in very end of WWII. Stirlitz has worked his way to the very top of the Fascist hierarchy without being caught. However, his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, spy, nazi, espionage, nazi germany, danger, war, undercover agent, dishonesty, undercover, state affairs, intrigue ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: europe, germany, russia, britain, switzerland ...
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61%
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The Great Fire (2014)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
TV show
Story: An insight into what happened on the night of 2 September 1666, the Great fire of London.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, based on true events
Plot: catastrophe, fire, save the day, chaos and mayhem, working class, danger, escapades, poverty, destruction, king, abduction, dancing ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Sharpe's Enemy (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Portugal 1813. A band of deserters, including Sharpe's old enemy, Obadiah Hakeswill, have captured two women, one the wife of a high-ranking English officer, and are holding them hostage for ransom. Sharpe is given the 60th Rifles and a Rocket ...
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: napoleonic wars, military, soldier, heroes, british soldier, daring rescue, war, crimes, confined, heroic mission, captivity, kidnapping ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: portugal, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 7.7
 3K
X Company (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: An emotionally-driven character drama, set in the thrilling and dangerous world of WWII espionage and covert operations. It follows the stories of five highly skilled young recruits - Canadian, American and British - torn from their ordinary lives ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: espionage, secret agents, heroic mission, working undercover, undercover, danger, war, world war two, rivalry, friendship, heroes, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.4
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New Worlds (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
TV show
Story: The 1680s bring a new king, Restoration and more tyranny. In Massachusetts, a robber's son falls for an anti-monarchist. In England, young lady falls for an outlaw.
Style: emotional, captivating, realistic, tense, psychological ...
Plot: state affairs, new world, rebellion, political unrest, social differences, idealism, love and romance, society, family relations, aristocracy, treason, colony ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, new england, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Deadline Gallipoli (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 197 min.
TV show
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 ⇓
55%
The Antagonists (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 394 min.
TV show
Story: After the destruction of the Second Temple, 900 Jewish zealots hold out against a 5000 man Roman legion on the mountaintop fortress of Masada.
Style: epic, captivating, serious, exciting, tense ...
Plot: desert, roman empire, battles, siege, tragic hero, military, rebelliousness, political unrest, war, politics, human spirit, state affairs ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history
Place: israel, holy land, middle east, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
ZOS: Zone of Separation (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: ZOS: Zone of Separation is a Canadian television drama mini-series, co-executive produced by Paul Gross. It is an eight-part Canadian original drama mini-series about the life and death struggle to enforce a U.N.-brokered ceasefire in the fictional, ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: military, un, military life, peaceful mission, war, society, anti war, life is a bitch, religions or cults, rivalry, deadly, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: former yugoslavia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
American Soldiers (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Iraq, 2004: during a routine sortie a US patrol is ambushed and the young soldiers are forced to put their training and skills into action fast. A determined foe with superior local knowledge, the Fedayeen insurgents soon draw them into close ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, adventure, military, terrorism, officers and cadets, good versus evil, state affairs, confined, soldier, escapades, heroes, danger ...
Place: iraq, middle east
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The Long Road Home (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Relive a heroic fight for survival during the Iraq War, when the 1st Cavalry Division from Fort Hood was ferociously ambushed on April 4, 2004, in Sadr City, Baghdad — a day that came to be known in military annals as “Black Sunday.”
Style: rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: iraq war, soldier, dead soldier, wartime life, courage, danger, army, chaos, killed in action, military, battles, war ...
Time: contemporary
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Sharpe's Challenge (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
TV show
Story: Sean Bean is back as the swashbuckling hero in Sharpe's Challenge, an action packed mini-series to be shot on location in Rajasthan, India. Two years after the Duke of Wellington crushes Napoleon at Waterloo, dispatches from India tell of a ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hotshot hero, soldier, rivalry, heroic mission, battlefield, political unrest, state affairs, adventurer, danger, war, daring rescue, investigation ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Last Kingdom (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A show of heroic deeds and epic battles with a thematic depth that embraces politics, religion, warfare, courage, love, loyalty and our universal search for identity. Combining real historical figures and events with fictional characters, it is the ...
Style: captivating, realistic, epic, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: king, battles, kingdom, danger, castle, rivalry, viking, escapades, political unrest, kidnapping, vengeance, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.3
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Rough Riders (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 184 min.
TV show
Story: In 1898 the US government decided to intervene on the side of the Cuban rebels in their struggle against Spanish rule. Assistant Navy Secretary Theodore Roosevelt decides to experience the war first hand by promoting and joining a volunteer cavalry ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: american history, battles, soldier, military, civil war, heroic mission, political unrest, military life, state affairs, war, white house, leadership ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: cuba, latin america, new mexico, san antonio texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Sharpe's Eagle (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Sharpe is a Captain saddled with the South Essex, a battalion run by incompetents and filled with soldiers who have never been in battle. When the South Essex loses its colours (its regimental flag), Sharpe vows to save the honor of the regiment by ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, realistic, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, military, battles, soldier, heroes, state affairs, escapades, war, rebellion, military life, napoleonic wars, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Army of Crime (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: This gripping historical drama recounts the story of Armenian-born Missak Manouchian, a woodworker and political activist who led an immigrant laborer division of the Parisian Resistance on 30 operations against the Nazis in 1943. The Nazis branded ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: resistance, world war two, poet, occupation, human spirit, idealism, heroes, rebellion, youth, war, deadly, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: paris france, france
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51%
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1864 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History, War
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 460 min.
TV show
Story: When Austria and Prussia declare war on Denmark, two brothers are called to serve in the bloodiest battle in Denmark's history.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, stylized, epic
Plot: love triangle, battles, war, danger, military, military life, political unrest, life is a bitch, soldier, army, brother brother relationship, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: denmark, austria, prussia, europe
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51%
Our World War (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
TV show
Story: During the First World War, British troops face the horrors of the Battle of Mons in 1914, internal strife in 1916 and innovative tank warfare in 1918.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: world war one, battles, soldier, war, military, battle zone, british soldier, wartime, struggle for survival, military life, wartime life, british ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.6
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April 9th (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the early morning of April 9th 1940 the Danish army is alerted. The Germans have crossed the border; Denmark is at war against Europe's strongest army. In Southern Jutland Danish bicycle- and motorcycle companies are ordered out, to against ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: war, world war two, nazi occupation, soldier, against the odds, battles, danger, military, surprise attack, friendship, rivalry, military life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1940
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.6
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This Life (2012)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The true story of the Fiil's a family of innkeepers who during Nazi-Germany's occupation of Denmark took up arms against the German occupiers. But in the fight for freedom, some must die so that others may live.
Style: realistic, emotional, disturbing, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, danger, resistance fighter, war, freedom fighter, nazi, heroes, female director, sabotage, family relations, nazi soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: denmark, germany, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.3
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Tour of Duty (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: The trials of a U.S. Army platoon serving in the field during the Vietnam War.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: vietnam war, war, military, jungle warfare, battles, soldier, u.s. army, friendship, idealism, survival, military life, captivity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.4
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Das Boot (2018)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An inexperienced U-boat crew has to survive a secret mission and a young German woman is torn between loyalty for her home country and the French resistance in the WWII drama.
Style: tense, realistic, exciting, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: submarine, navy, french resistance, world war two, underwater scene, insubordination, nazi occupation, gestapo, nuclear threat, danger, leadership, heroic mission ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Sharpe's Siege (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Sharpe, with his new commanding officer, is sent to capture a castle when news comes of locals who will rise against Bonaparte. However, he is somewhat distracted by thoughts of his wife whom he was forced to leave while stricken with fever.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: napoleonic wars, siege, battles, heroes, british soldier, castle, military life, danger, adventure, woman in danger, military, war ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Ancient Black Ops (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: UK
TV show
Story: From Ancient Greece to the frozen North, rulers have always needed their elite troops – men trained to perfection, skilled with a devastating array of weaponry – men who will track down their leader’s enemies and kill them. All assassination ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, soldier, battles, military, deadly, master warrior, graphic violence, world spanning, greek, war, reenactment
Time: ancient history, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Sharpe's Peril (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
TV show
Story: Our story begins at the end of Sharpe's Challenge. Sharpe and Harper are en route to Madras when they encounter a baggage train from the East India Company traveling through hostile territory. Chitu, a legendary bandit leader in control of the ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, disturbing, realistic
Plot: military, heroes, battles, heroic mission, adventure, danger, military life, escapades, british soldier, soldier, napoleonic wars, violence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.7
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Occupation (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Three ex-servicemen return to Basra, each for a different reason.
Style: serious, thought provoking, suspenseful, touching, sincere ...
Plot: iraq war, military life, military, soldier, life is a bitch, danger, society, selflessness, war veteran, culture clash, war, sergeant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: middle east, iraq, manchester, manchester england, dubai
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%