Movies like Kampuchea: The Untold Story

If you like "Kampuchea: The Untold Story" you are looking for movies about / with jungle, child, death, invasion, gun, massacre and child protagonist themes of Drama and War genre shot in Thailand.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Kampuchea: The Untold Story (1985)
 5.8
 12
Kampuchea: The Untold Story (1985)
Original name: Kampuchea
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Thailand
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After seeing his parents and grandmother killed by the Vietnamese, a 12 year old Khmer boy flees with his baby sister in an attempt to reach safety in Thailand. On the way he befriends a group of Khmer fighters.
Plot: jungle, child, death, invasion, gun, massacre, child protagonist, mass murder, war crime, severed head, child soldier, gore
Time: year 1978
Place: thailand, vietnam, cambodia, indochina

Movie in categories

thailand movies
302
vietnam movies
378
jungle movies
1121
child movies
1404
death movies
14363
invasion movies
423
gun movies
gun
8874
massacre movies
1987

Most similar movies to Kampuchea: The Untold Story

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspense films with plots about jungle, soldier, death, military, gun, war and battles mostly in Drama, War and Action genres. Some movies like Kampuchea: The Untold Story: To the Ends of the World (2018), Angkor: Cambodia Express (1982), Soldat blanc (2014), o.k. (1970), Alias Maria (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
To the Ends of the World (2018)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Indochina, 1945. Robert, a young French soldier, witnesses the Japanese executing his family. Hungry for revenge, he enlists in the fight alongside the French soldiers, but his encounter with an Indochinese prostitute will turn his beliefs and his ...
Style: suspense, brutal, disturbing, rough
Plot: prostitute, death, blood, sole survivor, wartime life, danger, war, survival, commando, co worker co worker relationship, captive, survivor ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, year 1946
Place: vietnam, indochina
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Angkor: Cambodia Express (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Thailand, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a tale of drama and adventure, young journalist Andy Cameron (Robert Walker) has to get into Cambodia (it is assumed this is during the genocidal reign of Pol Pot). Cameron has to smuggle out his girlfriend Mieng (Nit Alisa) before she is killed ...
Plot: african american, american abroad, massacre, vietnam war veteran, death of girlfriend, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, vietnam vet, black american, journalist, war veteran, guide, rescue ...
Place: cambodia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 6.4
 143
Soldat blanc (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 146 min.
Story: A muggy Saigon, late 1945. Stationed at a military camp in French Indochina, two young men--Robert and André--become close friends as they share the boredom and excitement of waiting for their first mission. But when they discover that instead of ...
Plot: soldier, french army, battles, pow, male nudity, period piece, battle, gun, pubic hair, skinny dipping
Place: vietnam, indochina
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.6
 165
o.k. (1970)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A four man US fireteam on patrol seizes a passing young Vietnamnese girl and continue to torture, rape and kill her. Only one soldier refuses to take part in it and reports this incident to his superior, who dismisses it as simple wartime incident. ...
Plot: rape, military, murder, soldier, pacifism, uniform, parable, death, male camaraderie, army, war crime, forced sexual contact ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 374
Alias Maria (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Colombia, Argentina, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A vision of Colombia's inhuman armed conflict, seen through the eyes of a young - and pregnant - girl soldier.
Style: tense, unusual plot structure, psychological, rough
Plot: female protagonist, female soldier, child with gun, motherhood, child soldier, paramilitary, child murder, teenage girl, mother child separation, massacre, forest, forced abortion ...
Time: 2010s
Place: colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Platoon Leader (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: West Point graduate lieutenant Jeff Knight meets cynicism when taking command of sergeant Michael McNamara's tour veterans platoon in a Vietnamese trench camp. Unlike his predecessor, who hid till the end of his tour, Jeff takes charge, ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: vietnam war, vietcong, jungle, self discovery, military, heroes, war, escapades, soldier, adventure, infantrymen, drugs ...
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
21 and a Wake-Up (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: "I learn that Chris McIntyre served in Vietnam and that "21 and a Wakeup," set in an Army hospital in the waning days of the war, is based on events that he experienced and heard about." - Roger Ebert
Plot: nurse, violence, medical mask, candle, medical, helicopter, medicine, health, nun, cigarette, bikini, kiss ...
Place: vietnam, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Where The Miracle Happens (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Pimdao, a successful real estate developer and businesswoman, is injured in an accident that kills her beloved daughter at a time when the two are estranged. After the accident, Pimdao decides to take her daughter's place as a volunteer at an ...
Plot: volunteer, countryside
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Movie in collections
 8.1
 397K
Platoon (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: As a young and naive recruit in Vietnam, Chris Taylor faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.
Style: rough, realistic, disturbing, thought provoking, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, vietnam war, battles, military, battlefield, combat, war crime, jungle warfare, anti war, military life, jungle, squad ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1967, year 1968, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.7
 2K
Bang Rajan (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Thailand
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Set right before the fall of Thailand's old capital, Ayuttaya, Bang Rajan draws on the legend of a village of fighters who bravely fended off the Burmese armies. With no support from the Royal army, the villagers drives the invading Burmese ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, captivating ...
Plot: axe, battles, battlefield, resistance, warrior, battle, massacre, army, sword fight, leader, village, rebelliousness ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: thailand, burma, asia, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.9
 2K
84C MoPic (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cameraman embedded with a reconnaissance patrol charts their mission across territory controlled by the Vietnamese. An impressively naturalistic Vietnam film. Impressive performance by unknown actors in this low-budget Vietnam drama. The story is ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, survival, jungle, escapades, against the odds, anti war, military life, heroic mission, battles, military, danger, soldier ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.1
 39
Red Sky (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Vietnam - 1946. Philippe is committed to pacifying an unknown country made of dense forests and spectacular mountains. His ideals collapse when he realizes that he must torture and kill a young vietnamese who is fighting for his independence. He ...
Plot: map, cat, female prisoner, bare breasts, nature, attack, raft, female nudity, male nudity, night, torture, barefoot ...
Time: year 1946
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Sunset Warrior (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Thai government hires group of Chinese mercenaries to capture a powerful druglord from Golden Triangle. The mercenaries manage to capture the druglord, but his men are trying to set him free.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mexican standoff, mercenary, heroes, daring rescue, master warrior, chase, escapades, partners, chases and races, deadly, law enforcement, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s
Place: thailand, vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Do Not Mention the Cause of Death (1968)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia, West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In an atmosphere of WWII, a village dyer wants to help his folks in their sorrow and distress by supplying them with the black paint, but there is not enough black paint for all of them, because death works faster than the dyer. His wife was raped, ...
Style: epic
Plot: mountain, cross, nazi, world war two, photograph, sniper, german, fire, village, hell, husband wife relationship, chaos ...
Time: year 1941
Place: serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.5
 9K
Bat*21 (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lt. Col. Iceal "Ham" Hambleton is a weapons countermeasures expert and when his aircraft is shot over enemy territory the Air Force very much wants to get him back. Hambleton knows the area he's in is going to be carpet-bombed but a ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, survival, jungle, rescue, golf, war, against the odds, danger, adventure, friendship, battles ...
Place: vietnam, asia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.3
 72
Warkill (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A journalist (Tom Drake) watches a U.S. colonel (George Montgomery) and Filipino guerrillas smoke out Japanese soldiers.
Plot: massacre, rat, world war two, jungle, doctor, guerilla warfare, dead children, bloody body of a child, assault
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.1
 7K
War Witch (2012)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Somewhere in Sub-Saharan Africa, Komona a 14-year-old girl tells her unborn child growing inside her the story of her life since she has been at war. Everything started when she was abducted by the rebel army at the age of 12.
Style: serious, disturbing, touching, bleak, realistic
Plot: civil war, child soldier, slavery, battles, murder, battle, soldier, survival, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, wartime life, innocence lost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.3
 102
Killzone (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It turns awry for a Vietnam veteran with problems during an exercise at a survival camp, and he believes that he is back in Vietnam. He kills many of the leaders whom he believes is the Vietcong. The other participants venture out to find him and ...
Plot: terror, violence, death, brainwashing, warrior, colonel, soldier, army, maniac, massacre, delusion
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
soldier movies
3599
military movies
2697
war movies
war
1734
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.
Style: rough, disturbing, suspense, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, war, soldier, sniper, boot camp, military life, suicide, sergeant, anti war, cruelty, platoon ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1968, year 1967
Place: vietnam, asia, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Walking Dead (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Five young marines on a suicide mission in Vietnam, struggle for survival in a jungle minefield. The mean streets of home did not prepare them for this.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, biting, suspense ...
Plot: jungle, vietnam war, escapades, danger, war, survival, interracial relations, military life, society, deadly, graphic violence, soldier ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Hell in Normandy (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The movie is set during World War II in the days just prior to the D-Day invasion. A special parachute unit is sent to destroy a German flame thrower installation on Omaha Beach.
Plot: beach, invasion, knife, world war two, water, battle, main character shot, disarming someone, flamethrower, sabotage, explosion, behind enemy lines ...
Time: 1940s
Place: europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Green Berets (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Col. Mike Kirby picks two teams of crack Green Berets for a mission in South Vietnam. First off is to build and control a camp that is trying to be taken by the enemy the second mission is to kidnap a North Vietnamese General
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: vietnam war, military life, green beret, jungle, soldier, war, anti war, culture clash, politics, battlefield, journalism, military ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Quality of Mercy (1994)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: It is the beginning of 1945 during WW2 in former Austria. 500 Russian prisoners of war who have refused to fight on the side of the Germans against their country were moved to the concentration camp in Mauthausen awaiting execution. They decide to ...
Plot: murder, manhunt, execution, nazi, war crime, resistance, russian soldier, concentration camp, world war two, male nudity, death, escape ...
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
battles movies
3863
violence movies
13603
explosion movies
4964
Reach for Glory (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: During World War II, teenage boys in a small English town are consumed with jingoism and brutal war games, hoping dearly that the war won't end before they can fight in it.
Plot: gay slur, anti semitism, cowardice, bullying, world war two, execution, evacuation, war game, teenage protagonist, summary execution, teenage boy, child ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Forgotten Man (1971)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A Marine officer reported as killed in Vietnam but was actually a POW returns home. Instead of being welcomed home, however, he discovers that his father has died, his wife has remarried, his daughter has been adopted, his business has been sold and ...
Plot: presumed dead, post traumatic stress disorder, torture, father daughter relationship, veteran, jungle, escape, u.s. marine, flashback, mental disorder, missing in action, killed in action ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.2
 2K
Warriors (1999)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 175 min.
Story: If the conflict in Bosnia has become something of a forgotten war, it's not for the want of trying from the immensely powerful BBC film Warriors, the story of five young soldiers and their harrowing experiences in the region.
Style: disturbing, rough, bleak, realistic, serious ...
Plot: war crime, bosnian war, genocide, atrocity, ethnic cleansing, wartime life, anti war, gory, ethnic, life is a bitch, soldier, military ...
Place: bosnia herzegovina, europe, former yugoslavia, bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.1
 326K
The Deer Hunter (1978)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 183 min.
Story: A group of working-class friends decides to enlist in the Army during the Vietnam War and finds it to be hellish chaos -- not the noble venture they imagined. Before they left, Steven married his pregnant girlfriend -- and Michael and Nick were in ...
Style: rough, bleak, psychological, serious, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, anti war, escape, russian roulette, friendship, homecoming, suicide, confined, friends, character change, hunting, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: vietnam, pennsylvania, asia, usa, saigon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Last Full Measure (2019)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The incredible true story of Vietnam War hero William H. Pitsenbarger, a U.S. Air Force Pararescuemen medic who personally saved over sixty men. Thirty-two years later, Pentagon staffer Scott Huffman investigates a Congressional Medal of Honor ...
Style: captivating, psychological, sincere, disturbing, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, jungle, war violence, heroism, heroes, saving a life, death, military, dying, investigation, self sacrifice, thanksgiving ...
Time: year 1969, year 1999
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Then I Sentenced Them All to Death (1972)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young boy is adopted by a priest and his wife during the Nazi occupation of Romania during the Second World War. He befriends the village idiot, who's despised by everyone else. When a German is killed in the last days of the war, the ...
Plot: murder, wehrmacht, tank, gun, reprisal, world war two
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.4
 632K
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, War
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: At the height of the Vietnam war, Captain Benjamin Willard is sent on a dangerous mission that, officially, "does not exist, nor will it ever exist." His goal is to locate - and eliminate - a mysterious Green Beret Colonel named Walter ...
Style: tense, psychological, bleak, disturbing, epic ...
Plot: army, anti war, vietnam war, military, mission, soldier, losing-it hero, jungle, insanity, unfulfillment, chaos, war ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969, 1960s
Place: vietnam, cambodia, asia, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%