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Medal of Honor (2000)
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Medal of Honor (2000)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The incredible stories of some of the many men and women who have received America's highest military award, the Medal of Honor, authorized by President Lincoln on March 25, 1863 for bravery above and beyond the call of duty.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: u.s. air force, medal of honor, heroism, military service, heroes, marines, coast guard, u.s. navy, u.s. army, sacrifice

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and captivating films and TV series with plots about heroes, military, battles, soldier, war, danger and escapades mostly in Drama, History and Action genres. Some movies like Medal of Honor: Sharpe's Eagle (1993), Queen of the Mountains (2014), Agent X (2015), Ike: The War Years (1979), The Unit (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sharpe's Eagle (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
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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
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Time: 19th century
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Queen of the Mountains (2014)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Kyrgyzstan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: At a time when most females in Asia possess little or no power over their lives, headstrong Kurmanjan Datka defies her family's authority -- and ultimately becomes the ruler of her native Kyrgyzstan region.
Style: exciting, captivating, realistic, serious, epic
Plot: leadership, escapades, heroes, rivalry, rise to the top, ruler, strong female presence, mother son relationship, mountain, animal abuse, mother, russian empire
Time: 19th century
Place: asia
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Agent X (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hidden from the view of the public - and even from the President - there is a top secret agent who is trained and ready to serve, deployed only at the careful discretion of the Vice President.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, heroic mission, politics, undercover, state affairs, heroes, vice president, spy, strong female presence, secret agent, daughter
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ike: The War Years (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 291 min.
TV show
Story: Ike is a 1979 television miniseries about the life of Dwight D. Eisenhower. The screenplay by Melville Shavelson was based on Kay Summersby's 1948 memoir Eisenhower Was My Boss and her 1975 autobiography, Past Forgetting: My Love Affair. ...
Style: saga, exciting, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: world war two, war, soldier, head of state, against humanity, heroes, battles, state affairs, military, life is a bitch, politics, military life ...
Place: europe, kansas, london, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Unit (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: A covert team of special forces operatives risk their lives on undercover missions around the globe, while their wives maintain the homefront, protecting their husbands' secrets.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, heroic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east
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Peter the Great (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 371 min.
TV show
Story: This is the story of Peter I, Tsar of Russia from 1682, and the constant struggle between him, his sister Sophia and the Streltsy, an important Russian military corp. The story depicts the efforts of Peter in transforming Russia in an "all ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, atmospheric
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Place: russia
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Oppenheimer (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Biography of the American physicist who led the U.S. effort to develop the atomic bomb during World War II, only to find himself suspected as a security risk in the 1950s because of his increasing ambivalence about the effect of his life's work.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, thought provoking, bleak ...
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Place: new mexico
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Mission of the Shark: The Saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: True story of the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, its crew's struggle to survive the sharks and exposure, and the captain's scape-goat court-martial.
Style: bleak, exciting, captivating, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Sharpe's Peril (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
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Duration: 102 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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Blackbeard (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
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Story: In the Golden Age of Piracy, at the dawn of the 18th century, Blackbeard stood out among the lawless rogues as the most fearsome and notorious seafarer of them all. He killed for the reputation, and his reputation has become legend. Now, for the ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, tense, suspenseful
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Shaka Zulu (1986)
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Country: Italy, South Africa, West Germany, Australia, USA
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Style: epic, captivating, serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Last Kingdom (2015)
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Duration: 394 min.
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Sons of Liberty (2015)
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
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Duration: 100 min.
TV show
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Anzacs (1985)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 165 min.
TV show
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The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Missing (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns
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