Movies and TV shows like Snapphanar

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Snapphanar (2006)
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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: depressing, serious, suspense, realistic, baroque
Plot: resistance, resistance fighter, noble, escape, save the day, war, fugitives, anti war, society, insubordination, renegade, desertion, solidarity, life risking, sword fight, class struggle, danger, 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 exciting films and TV series with plots about war, danger, military, soldier, battles, military life and wartime life mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Snapphanar: Victorious Mehmets (2018), Generation War (2013), The Border (2011), Seventeen Moments of Spring (1973), Anzac Girls (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Victorious Mehmets (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 140 min.
TV show
Story: During World War I, a group of determined soldiers fights to defend Ottoman territory against English invasion.
Style: disturbing, captivating, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sultan, turk, military, battles, political unrest, political conspiracy, parents and children, war, brutality, power struggle, destiny, life is a bitch ...
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, iraq
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Generation War (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 270 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, serious, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, nazism, holocaust, military, soldier, guilt, friendship, against humanity, war, atrocity, friends, nazi germany ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, 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: war, soldier, missing person, against the odds, undercover, confined, battles, military, escapades, world war two, secret mission, rescue mission ...
Time: 1940s
Place: sweden, norway, eastern europe
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56%
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, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, spy, nazi, undercover agent, war, nazi germany, espionage, dishonesty, state affairs, undercover, intrigue, life & death ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, 20th century
Place: ussr, germany, europe, switzerland, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: captivating, realistic, emotional, serious, stylized ...
Plot: world war one, war, human spirit, love and romance, nurse, battles, military, hopes, fall in love, wartime life, tragic love, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: australia, france, egypt, greece, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: world war two, chemistry, bomb, resistance, inventions and discoveries, ambition, heroic mission, military, soldier, moral dilemma, nazi, spy ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s
Place: norway, europe, germany, england, scotland
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50%
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Gallipoli (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: As dawn breaks on April 25, 1915, ANZAC troops go into battle on the beaches of the Gallipoli peninsula. Landing in the dark chaos, Tolly, Bevan and their mates struggle to establish a tenuous foothold on the treacherous slopes and deep ravines. ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, emotional, rough ...
Plot: war, world war one, military, military life, survival, soldier, battles, family relations, battle zone, graphic violence, siblings relations, male nudity ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1915
Place: australia, turkey, ottoman empire
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49%
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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: world war two, espionage, heroic mission, secret agents, undercover, war, rivalry, spy, friendship, nazi, heroes, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: fire, save the day, escapades, chaos and mayhem, working class, poverty, destruction, disaster, royalty, king, catastrophe, baker ...
Time: 17th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, british soldier, heroes, soldier, crimes, confined, war, daring rescue, heroic mission, kidnapping, captivity ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: portugal, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Sharpe's Challenge (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 69 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: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventurer, soldier, rivalry, heroic mission, battlefield, war, investigation, state affairs, daring rescue, escapades, political unrest, british soldier ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: iraq war, military, war, soldier, army, wartime life, courage, friendship, death, chaos, battles, last stand ...
Time: contemporary
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45%
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: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, war, military, medieval, rivalry, invasion, state affairs, political unrest, viking, bravery, cruelty, king ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century
Place: england, europe, flanders, norway, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
ZOS: Zone of Separation (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada
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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, realistic, disturbing, serious, bleak ...
Plot: un, peaceful mission, military life, anti war, rivalry, society, life is a bitch, religions or cults, war, violence spree, muslim, peace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, exciting, stylized, serious, epic ...
Plot: viking, king, battles, rivalry, castle, kingdom, escapades, political unrest, heroes, kidnapping, war, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century, future, 10th century
Place: england, europe
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Stones for the Rampart (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: To be defeated and not be - a victory. This is the motto that life is guided by three young friends: Alek, Sophy and Rudy. Scouts, high school graduates high school in Warsaw drifting ambitious plans for the future broken through September 1939. ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: world war two, war, wartime life, life is a bitch, against the odds, daring rescue, prospector, wartime, resistance fighter, nazi occupation, resistance, german occupation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
American Soldiers (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 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: military, terrorism, war, adventure, good versus evil, escapades, state affairs, soldier, heroes, confined, survival, battles ...
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: realistic, serious, captivating, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, soldier, military, battles, greek, world spanning, graphic violence, master warrior, ancient history, war, deadly, reenactment
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: exciting, captivating, realistic, serious, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, napoleonic wars, military, battles, war, escapades, state affairs, soldier, heroes, rebellion, military life, royal court ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: realistic, tense, serious, captivating
Plot: world war one, journalism, idealism, soldier, battle zone, war, intrigue, trench warfare, media, male nudity, skinny dipping, turkish army ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1915
Place: middle east, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Passing Bells (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Poland
TV show
Story: At the outbreak of war, two teenage boys defy their parents to sign up.
Style: realistic, epic, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: world war one, wartime life, soldier, military, battles, life is a bitch, hopes, friendship, young soldier, battlefield, bittersweet, war ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe
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42%
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1864 (2014)
Genre: Drama, 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: military, love triangle, brother brother relationship, soldier, battles, military life, life is a bitch, political unrest, german history, army, royalty, world war two ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: denmark, austria, prussia, europe
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42%
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Bab Al-Hara (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Syria
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Story: Bab Al-Hara is one of the most popular television series in the Arab world, watched by tens of millions of people from "poverty-stricken Gaza to the opulent cities of the Persian Gulf." The series chronicles the daily happenings and family ...
Style: serious, emotional, sentimental, realistic
Plot: family relations, social relations, family life, couples, family feud, rebellion, society, city life, couple relations, parents and children, imperialism, urban
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: captivating, emotional, realistic, tense, psychological ...
Plot: new world, state affairs, rebellion, political unrest, colony, treason, society, love and romance, idealism, social differences, family relations, aristocracy ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, new england, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Ultimate Force (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 74 min.
TV show
Story: Ultimate Force is a British television drama series that was shown on ITV, which deals with the activities of the fictional Red Troop of the SAS. The programme started on 16 September 2002 and four series were produced.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: covert operation, military, counter terrorism, mercenary, survival, hostage, crimes, terrorism, swat team, rescue, spy, soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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Sharpe's Peril (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 69 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: napoleonic wars, military, battles, heroes, adventure, heroic mission, military life, escapades, british soldier, violence, battlefield, world war one ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.5
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Kurulus: Osman (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: The life of Osman Bey, the son of Ertugrul Gazi and the founder of the Ottoman Empire.
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: sultan, turk, royal family, state affairs, battles, war, intrigue, father son relationship, military, political intrigue, political conspiracy, destiny ...
Time: 13th century, 14th century
Place: ottoman empire, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
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Texas '46 (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on a true story its the untold story of Italian World War II POW"S in Jan 1946. Luca Zingaretti stars as one of over 50,000 Italian Prisoners of War detained at POW camps in the U.S. Roy Schneider stars as Colonel Gartner, the Commander ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: fascism, world war two, military, military life, prison life, genocide, wartime life, confined, isolation, captivity, society, prison ...
Time: 1940s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: captivating, serious, tense, exciting, biblical ...
Plot: desert, ancient history, battles, tragic hero, ancient rome, siege, military, war, politics, political unrest, rebelliousness, human spirit ...
Time: 1st century
Place: holy land, rome italy, israel, middle east, palestine
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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: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: napoleonic wars, battles, castle, british soldier, heroes, siege, military life, adventure, woman in danger, isolation, heroic mission, military ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%