Movies like Journey's End

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Journey's End (2017)
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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, thought provoking, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: trench warfare, world war one, officer, british army, war, army, battles, fear, nightmare, battle, friendship, german, death, mentally unstable, explosion, captain, rifle, trench, alcoholic, anti war, homosexual subtext, alcohol abuse, sniper, horse, food ...
Time: year 1918, 1910s
Place: france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, bleak and captivating films with plots about war, soldier, military, battles, death, anti war and world war one mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Journey's End: 1917 (2019), Cross of Iron (1977), My Boy Jack (2007), War Requiem (1989), Captain Conan (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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
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67%
 7.5
 24K
Cross of Iron (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: It is 1943, and the German army, ravaged and demoralised, are hastily retreating from the Russian front. In the midst of all this madness, conflict brews between the aristocratic yet ultimately pusillanimous Captain Stransky and the courageous ...
Style: realistic, tense, bleak, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, soldier, german, anti war, battles, military, hate, chaos, military hospital, lieutenant, sergeant, infantrymen ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: russia, france, siberia, germany, berlin germany
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62%
 7.1
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My Boy Jack (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Author Rudyard Kipling and his wife search for their 17-year-old son after he goes missing during WWI.
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, tense
Plot: world war one, military, battles, family relations, british army, teenage life, officers and cadets, war, missing person, parents and children, father son relationship, battlefield ...
Time: year 1915, 1910s
Place: england, germany, france
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61%
 6.6
 710
War Requiem (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A film with no spoken dialogue, just follows the music and lyrics of Benjamin Britten's "War Requiem, which include WWI soldier poet Wilfred Owen's poems reflecting the war's horrors. It shows the story of an Englishman soldier ...
Style: contemplative, experimental, atmospheric, serious, bleak ...
Plot: war, world war one, battles, anti war, soldier, military, unfulfillment, against humanity, wartime life, archive footage, performer's life, artists and showbiz ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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 ⇓
60%
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 ...
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59%
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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
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war one, battlefield, military life, soldier, military, trench warfare, wartime life, combat, war violence, battles, infantrymen, death ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
El Alamein - The Line of Fire (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: War seen through the eyes of Serra, a university student from Palermo who volunteers in 1942 to fight in Africa. He is assigned to the Pavia Division on the southern line in Egypt. Rommel and the Axis forces are bogged down; it's October, the ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, captivating, sincere
Plot: soldier, battles, friendship, world war two, military life, danger, wartime life, war, military, behind enemy lines, battle, anti war ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1942
Place: middle east, egypt, africa, italy, cairo egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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 ⇓
55%
 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 ⇓
54%
Happy Christmas (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Music, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany, UK, Belgium, Romania, Norway, Japan, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In 1914, World War I, the bloodiest war ever at that time in human history, was well under way. However on Christmas Eve, numerous sections of the Western Front called an informal, and unauthorized, truce where the various front-line soldiers of the ...
Style: uplifting, touching, emotional, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: christmas, world war one, idealism, friendship, human spirit, german, battles, soldier, truce, war, hopes, french ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914
Place: europe, berlin germany, brussels, glasgow scotland, oslo norway ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 ⇓
54%
The Thin Red Line (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Based on the graphic novel by James Jones, The Thin Red Line tells the story of a group of men, an Army Rifle company called C-for-Charlie, who change, suffer, and ultimately make essential discoveries about themselves during the fierce World War II ...
Style: rough, captivating, bleak, epic, surreal ...
Plot: war, sergeant, invasion, world war two, military life, battles, infantry, commander, jungle, squad, survival, battle ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.5
 2K
Ithaca (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a small town in California's San Joaquin Valley, 14-year-old Homer Macauley is determined to be the best and fastest bicycle telegraph messenger anyone has ever seen. His older brother has gone to war, leaving Homer to look after his widowed ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, tense, realistic
Plot: brother brother relationship, coming of age, friendship, promise, world war two, family relations, death of brother, fear, husband wife relationship, teenage boy, jealousy, anti war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, serious, bleak, realistic, gloomy
Plot: world war one, battles, soldier, military, battlefield, trench warfare, danger, gory, military life, heroes, war, isolation ...
Time: 1910s, year 1916
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Water Diviner (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In 1919, Australian farmer Joshua Connor travels to Turkey to discover the fate of his three sons, reported missing in action. Holding on to hope, Joshua must travel across the war-torn landscape to find the truth and his own peace.
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, compassionate, suspense ...
Plot: world war one, missing person, missing son, family drama, parents and children, redemption, death of son, promise, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, loss of son, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1915, year 1919
Place: australia, turkey, ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.2
 143K
War Horse (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World War One. Despite being too young to enlist, Albert heads to France to save his friend.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, serious, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: horse, world war one, friendship, german, war, battles, human spirit, animal training, danger, hopes, french, trapped ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1918
Place: england, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 ⇓
51%
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Ivan's Childhood (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Poetic journey through the shards and shadows of one boy’s war-ravaged youth.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, serious, meditative, psychological ...
Plot: world war two, orphan, war, anti war, red army, youth, heroes, battles, german, child spy, child execution, boy ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: russia, europe, berlin germany, soviet union, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: 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 ⇓
50%
 7.4
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Gallipoli (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As World War I rages, brave and youthful Australians Archy and Frank, both agile runners, become friends and enlist in the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps together. They later find themselves part of the Dardanelles Campaign on the Gallipoli ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, serious, captivating, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti war, world war one, military, friendship, british empire, idealism, human spirit, military life, battle zone, desert, running, politics ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1915, 18th century
Place: australia, egypt, turkey, africa, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Coup de grâce (1976)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A countess loves her brother's Prussian-officer friend in the 1919 Baltic area.
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, bleak, gloomy
Plot: love triangle, revolution, betrayal, soldier, evacuation, tragic love, tragic hero, destructive relationship, couple relations, wartime life, love and romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20s, post world war one
Place: latvia, europe, moscow russia, paris france, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: serious, touching, realistic, emotional
Plot: soldier, world war one, love triangle, teenage love, military, siblings relations, war, family relations, family life, childhood sweetheart, village, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Silent Night (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fact-based World War II story set on Christmas Eve, 1944, finds a German Mother and her son seeking refuge in a cabin on the war front. When she is invaded by three American soldiers and then three German soldiers, she successfully convinces the ...
Style: captivating, uplifting, realistic, serious, based on true events
Plot: military, friendship, anti war, danger, single parent, german soldier, christmas eve, boy, against humanity, world war one, world war two, soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: germany, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.8
 3K
Play Dirty (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The Dirty Dozen meet the Stiff Upper Lip. A British Petroleum executive (Michael Caine) is assigned to work with the British Army in North Africa handling port duties for incoming fuels.
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti war, desert, betrayal, world war two, soldier, against the odds, battles, campaign, danger, military life, basic training, survival ...
Place: england, germany, europe, africa, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Unknown Soldier (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland, Belgium, Iceland
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The film follows Finnish army machine gun company in Continuation War against Soviet Union, 1941–1944. Based on Väinö Linna's best selling novel Tuntematon Sotilas (The Unknown Soldier) and the novel's uncensored version, Sotaromaani ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, suspenseful, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infantry, world war two, soldier, friend, military, husband wife relationship, friendship, firing squad, insubordination, military officer, adaptation, violence ...
Time: 1940s
Place: finland, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.
Style: realistic, captivating, bleak, rough, epic ...
Plot: military, war, army, battles, sniper, world war two, heroic mission, courage, rescue, warrior, d day, bravery ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: normandy, france, europe, poland, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.0
 14K
Days of Glory (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Algeria, France, Morocco, Belgium
Duration: 123 min.
Story: During WWII, four North African men enlist in the French army to liberate that country from Nazi oppression, and to fight French discrimination.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: world war two, battles, war, self esteem, french, algerian, heroes, society, politics, prejudice, nazi, justice ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1943 ...
Place: france, africa, italy, algeria, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: realistic, rough, bleak, serious, captivating
Plot: world war one, anti war, soldier, military, rebelliousness, society, battles, infantrymen, superior officer, battle zone, rebellion, chaos ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1916
Place: italy, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, New Zealand, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In 1942, British soldier Jack Celliers comes to a japanese prison camp. The camp is run by Yonoi, who has a firm belief in discipline, honour and glory. In his view, the allied prisoners are cowards when they chose to surrender instead of commiting ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: pow, world war two, soldier, war, war crime, prisoner of war camp, anti war, captivity, life is a bitch, confined, military, society ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1936, year 1942 ...
Place: japan, asia, australia, indonesia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%