Movies like Eternal Wave

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Eternal Wave (2017)
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Eternal Wave (2017)
Original name: 密战
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eternal Wave 密战 is a Chinese film set during the anti-Japanese occupation era starring Aaron Kwok, Zhao Li Ying and Zhang Han. It follows the main protagonist Lin Xiang who is a spy working underground to reestablish what was destroyed ruing the Battle of Shanghai. He meets a simple yet patriotic young lady who becomes his partner as they infiltrate the enemy as a couple. Apart from that, they cross paths with Liang Dong, a man whose motives are unclear.
Plot: world war two, espionage, spy, communist, sino japanese war, chinese history, japanese occupation of china, japanese occupation, combat
Place: shanghai, shanghai china

Most similar movies to Eternal Wave

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, realistic, serious and suspenseful films with plots about world war two, spy, espionage, danger, japanese occupation of china, japanese occupation and military mostly in Drama, Action and War genres. Some movies like Eternal Wave: Air Strike (2018), The Eight Hundred (2020), Rookie Agent Rouge (2016), Foreign Exchange (1970), Don't Cry, Nanking (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.2
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Air Strike (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: China
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An American pilot is sent to a Chinese province to teach a crew of would-be pilots how to fly war planes against the Japanese during World War II.
Style: breathtaking, serious, epic, rough, realistic
Plot: sino japanese war, world war two, japanese occupation of china, war, human nature, bombing, japanese occupation, breast feeding, crash landing, timebomb, pregnant woman, fighter plane ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1937, year 1938, 1930s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Eight Hundred (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: China
Duration: 149 min.
Story: In 1937, eight hundred Chinese soldiers fight under siege from a warehouse in the middle of the Shanghai battlefield, completely surrounded by the Japanese army.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, bleak, exciting
Plot: sino japanese war, japanese soldier, chinese history, warehouse, military, siege, war, warlord, blood, military life, military officer, chinese army ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937
Place: shanghai, shanghai china, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Rookie Agent Rouge (2016)
Genre: Action, History
Country: China
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Can a young woman prove her loyalty to her country and her family? Lan Yan Zhi is a privileged banker’s daughter in Shanghai and a student activist who mistakenly comes into possession of a letter from the Japanese Army in 1937. She gets ...
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, contemplative, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: espionage, military, secret agents, female spy, spy, japanese occupation of china, strong female lead, chinese history, sino japanese war, world war two, resistance, communist ...
Time: year 1937
Place: china, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Foreign Exchange (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A former British Secret Service agent is persuaded to negotiate a spy exchange with Russia, only to find himself drawn into political intrigues.
Plot: espionage, man in pajamas, private detective, british, helicopter, russian, spy
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Don't Cry, Nanking (1995)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In December 1937, during the Second Japanese-Sino War, a Chinese doctor, his Japanese pregnant wife, their teenage daughter and their young son travel from Shanghai to Nanjing seeking shelter in the Capital during the Japanese invasion. The family ...
Plot: world war two, chinese, german, war crime, massacre, japanese occupation, sino japanese war, expatriate, japanese occupation of china, chinese history
Time: 1930s, year 1937, year 1938
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Little Superman (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: World War II Japan...the Japanese military learn that the Chinese government has stolen some secret military plans and that they will attempt to send them to Hong Kong via Macau. When a respected Chinese officer is ambushed, he must rely on his old ...
Plot: musical instrument, army, underground movement, japanese occupation, air disaster, fight, airplane shot down, japanese army, plane crash, world war two, kung fu fighting, martial arts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Come Spy with Me (1967)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set amidst the steamy underworld of Bermuda and Jamaica, this spy adventure chronicles the exploits of a female spy trying to investigate the mysterious murders of two colleagues before an important meeting between the world's most powerful ...
Plot: underwater fight, female in swimsuit, scuba diving, james bond spoof, murder, man in swimsuit, spy, espionage, underwater scene
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Railroad Tigers (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, War
Country: China
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A railroad worker in China in 1941 leads a team of freedom fighters against the Japanese in order to get food for the poor.
Plot: sino japanese war, train crash, japanese occupation, world war two, train, railway, combat, japanese occupation of china
Time: 1940s, year 1941
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Spy Killer (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Spy Killer stars Robert Horton as a secret agent turned private eye. Framed for murder, Horton is released, but only after promising that he'll track down a book containing a list of government agents who are operating covertly in Red China. ...
Style: eurospy
Plot: espionage, man in bathtub, phone booth, man wrapped in a towel, golf, male in bathtub, trenchcoat, ex wife, jail cell, spy, man wearing towel, private detective ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.3
 4K
The Message (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: 1942, Nanjing (Nanking). Following a series of assassination attempts on officials of the Japanese-controlled puppet government, the Japanese spy chief gathers a group of suspects in a mansion house for questioning. A tense game of "cat and ...
Style: captivating, realistic, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: espionage, japanese occupation, world war two, code breaking, resistance, assassination, wartime life, undercover, spy, japanese occupation of china, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1942
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.6
 370
The Disguiser (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the Japanese occupation era, the rich yet naive young master Ming Tai is trained to become an agent, and is later sent to become an underground spy for the Communists. Together with his brother and double agent Ming Lou, they try and bring ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, psychological, tense
Plot: spy, japanese occupation, resistance, assassination, secret organization, double agent, brother brother relationship, espionage, trust, false identity, disguise, mind game ...
Time: year 1939, year 1940
Place: china, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
008: Operation Exterminate (1965)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Italy, Egypt
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The British Secret Service sends agent 006 (Alberto Lupo) to Cairo, to collaborate with an American colleague in searching for a stolen anti-radar device. Arriving in Egypt, he finds that agent 008 is actually an attractive female (played by Ingrid ...
Style: eurospy
Plot: spy, government agent, female spy, double agent, female agent, explosion, helicopter
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Dynamite Fighters (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Michelle Yeoh stars in this rousing action adventure in the tradition of "Raiders of the Lost Ark." Michelle is a daredevil airplane pilot/spy who fights against the occupying Japanese forces in World War II China. Her latest, toughest ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, world war two, heroes, danger, war, political unrest, wartime life, cons and scams, heroic mission, military, adventurer, battles ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Code Name: Emerald (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In april 1944, an allied agent is sent to France in order to rescue an "overlord" captured by the Germans. (An "overlord" is one of the few men who knew the date and place of the "D" day). To achieve this goal, he will ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: espionage, world war two, d day, rescue, undercover, war, escapades, danger, secret agents, nazi uniform, ss, agent ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Operation Snafu (1970)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In WWII, a commando was sent in a secret mission in Sicily. They had a reluctant Italian prisoner of war to help them.
Plot: world war two, commando, cafe, german occupation, cigarette smoking, commando raid, german army, italian fascism
Place: sicily italy, sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Secret War of Jackie's Girls (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An improbable story, but entertaining, of five American women pilots recruited in to the British RAF before the USA joined the war to fly a new top secret aircraft, which turns out to be helicopters, with a Hollywood mansion standing in for a ...
Plot: aviator, secret mission, pilot, world war two, helicopter
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Red Dirt Rising (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on a true story, this film shares with us a decade in the lives of Jimmie Lewallen and his wife Carrie as they experience the joys of love and marriage alongside the tragedies of war and poverty (1939-1949).
Plot: world war two, automobile racing, racing, car racing, race, nascar, race car
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Fist of Anger (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Historical movie set during the Japanese occupation of China during WWII. Jackie Chan is one of the good guys but has nothing much more than a supporting role.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: martial arts, world war two, heroes, military, war, escapades, life is a bitch, good versus evil, rivalry, japanese occupation of china, battle, violence ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The London Connection (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A missing formula, a defecting Eastern European scientist kidnapped on his arrival in London, car chases, foot chases, air chases, British secret service and a couple of American tourist caught in the middle.
Plot: agent, jewel theft, secret plan, energy, kidnapping, formula, espionage, child spy, scientist, balloon, motorcycle chase, james bond spoof ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.9
 7K
Black Eagle (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: One of the US Air Force's most modern tactical aircrafts, an F-100 with a new laser guidance system, crashes into the sea near Malta - a region where the Soviet forces are highly present, too. The CIA immediately sends out their best secret ...
Style: realistic, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s
Place: malta, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Bare-Footed Kid (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A poor barefoot young man from the country arrives in the city to start work with the friend of his dead father.
Plot: cross dressing, barefoot, father daughter relationship, beggar, wanted man, naivete, wanted, judge, pregnancy, good versus evil, conspiracy, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
China Salesman (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Yan Jian, a young Chinese IT engineer who volunteers to go to North Africa and help the company he works for to win a competition. The winner can own the right to control the communication between south and north. French spy Michael works for the ...
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: conspiracy, military, manipulation, corrupt businessman, violence, rivalry, poetic justice, evil businessman, brutality, chinese, on the run, deception ...
Time: 2010s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 3K
Commitment (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The son of a North Korean spy decides to follow in his father's footsteps to protect his little sister. After his father’s botched espionage mission, North Korean Myung-hoon and his young sister Hye-in are sent to a labor prison camp. In ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: secret agents, spy, hitman, track down, danger, espionage, undercover, deadly, secret mission, murder, assassin, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seoul, asia, korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Master Spy (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Boris Turganev (Murray) is a Russian scientist who has absconded from a Communist prison in an attempt to achieve a better life working for the British. As Boris struggles to make his superiors believe he is there to work and not to spy for the ...
Plot: espionage, police officer, spy, spy hero, inspector, police inspector, captain, doctor, police
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 164
Evening Bells (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Trials and tribulations of a Croatian Communist intellectual in the turbulent years before, during and after WW2.
Plot: world war two, fascism, communist, legs, stockings
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Great Escape II: The Untold Story (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Allied prisoners tunnel out of a stalag, then return to avenge fellow escapees executed by the Nazis.
Plot: world war two, nazi, escape, prison, pow, prison escape, prisoners of war
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Hell in the Aegean (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Spain, Greece, Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The picture is set during Battle of Greece and Crete Battle in 1941, after the fall of the mainland when the Germans entered Athens.
Plot: world war two, spy, greek, army, british, resistance, paratrooper, battleship, cadet, gold, battle, soldier ...
Time: 70s, year 1941, 1940s
Place: crete, hellas, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Operation Crossbow (1965)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Allied agents infiltrate the Nazi rocket complex at Peenemunde in order to obtain their secrets and sabotage the plant.The film alternates between German developments of the V-1 missile and V-2 rocket (with a German cast speaking their own language) ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, espionage, undercover, rocket, double agent, working undercover, heroic mission, heroes, secret agents, danger, escapades, war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: germany, london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Spies of Warsaw (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, Poland, USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: A military attaché at the French embassy is drawn into a world of abduction, betrayal and intrigue in the diplomatic salons and back alleys of Warsaw.
Style: tense, captivating, romantic, suspense
Plot: spy, nazi, espionage, soviet spy, world war two, intrigue, nazi soldier, military, nazism, couple relations, male female relationship, spy mission ...
Time: 1930s
Place: warsaw poland, czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
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Assignment K (1968)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Philip Scott, the boss of a toy company, is secretly also the chief of a British spy organization. Scott's cover is destroyed when enemy agents kidnap his girlfriend to force him to reveal the identities of his fellow spies.
Style: eurospy
Plot: spy, espionage, agent, secret
Place: austria, england, europe, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%