Movies like The Living and the Dead 2007

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The Living and the Dead (2007)
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The Living and the Dead (2007)
Original name: Živi i mrtvi
Genre: Fantasy, War, Horror
Country: Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In 1943, group of Croatian soldiers overtake a strategically important point in western Bosnia with a goal to destroy a group of communist partisans. On the way they met some supernatural phenomena, and the action itself went very badly because the partisans ambushed them. The main character Martin inherits silver cigarette case from a dying soldier. This act connects to the story in 1993 when we meet Martins grandson Tomo. He is one of six soldiers of the Croatian army who have come to the same place in Bosnia to meet the same phenomena and similar fate.
Style: psychological, bleak, stylized, mind bending, thought provoking, serious, captivating
Plot: ghost, supernatural, military, war, soldier, battles, life is a bitch, danger, political unrest, military life, state affairs, society, world war two, anti war, bosnian war
Time: 1940s, 90s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943, year 1993, 1990s
Place: former yugoslavia, bosnia, croatia, europe, balkan, bosnia herzegovina, yugoslavia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and bleak films with plots about military, soldier, war, danger, battles, military life and world war two mostly in War, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Living and the Dead: Company K (2004), The Bunker (2001), White Tiger (2012), Witnesses (2003), Greenery Will Bloom Again (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, captivating, epic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: anti war, veteran, wartime life, state affairs, war, life is a bitch, military life, gory, politics, haunted by the past, prison life, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, year 1917
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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 6K
The Bunker (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1944, in the Belgian - German border, seven German soldiers survive an American attack in the front and lock themselves in a bunker to protect the position. Under siege by the enemy and with little ammunition, they decide to explore underground ...
Style: serious, rough, psychological, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: soldier, world war two, bunker, isolation, danger, survival, wartime life, deadly, escapades, ghost, plague, tunnel ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.1
 3K
White Tiger (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Great Patriotic War, early 1940s. After barely surviving a battle with a mysterious, ghostly-white Tiger tank, Red Army Sergeant Ivan Naydenov becomes obsessed with its destruction.
Style: exciting, tense, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: eastern front, world war two, adventure, obsession, great patriotic war, heroic mission, military life, supernatural, dead soldier, war, escapades, danger ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 6.8
 753
Witnesses (2003)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Croatia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Set amid the atrocities of war in the Balkans, Witnesses is retold, Rashomon-style, from various characters' viewpoints, adding new information about the complexity of war and humanity. Beginning inside a rustic house with a woman in black ...
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, tense, bleak ...
Plot: military, murder, danger, police investigation, investigation, soldier, human nature, anti war, kidnapping, amateur detective, political unrest, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, croatia, former yugoslavia, serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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Greenery Will Bloom Again (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: World War I, Italian north-eastern front after the 1917 bloody battles on the Altipiano. A group of soldiers face the difficulty of war in a story that unfolds in the space of one night. Events follow one after the other without any kind of pattern: ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: anti war, danger, military, soldier, battle zone, life is a bitch, introspection, military life, world war one, war, dealing with death, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 3.2
 837
Warbirds (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the midst of World War 2, a OSS officer leads a group of female pilots on a mission to deliver a secret weapon, only to crash land on an island in the Pacific after an encounter with a deadly storm. On the island, they must not only contend with ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, captivating
Plot: world war two, dinosaur, soldier, adventure, military life, wartime life, battles, imaginary, isolation, danger, military, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Straight Into Darkness (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The movie encompasses several different elements-the perils of war, a touch of macabre, sadness and redemption.
Style: psychological, surreal, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, danger, military, against humanity, battle zone, wartime life, survival, military life, anti war, battles, war ...
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 779
23:59 (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: Singapore
Duration: 78 min.
Story: An army recruit was found dead during a 24km road march. After the death of the recruit, strange things started to happen, haunting all the soldiers in the barracks (Imdb.com).
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: ghost, soldier, island, uncover truth, danger, supernatural, in the woods, deadly, basic training, jungle, military, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Fires on the Plain (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In the final days of World War II, occupying Japanese forces in the Philippines face resistance from the local population and the American offensive. The dwindling Japanese soldiers attempt to survive through the horrors of war.
Style: tense, psychological, realistic, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: survival, war, military life, danger, escapades, confined, isolation, japanese soldier, rivalry, soldier, life is a bitch, losing-it hero ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Grey Knight (1993)
Genre: Horror, War
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Slave traders bring back evil voodoo entity that is accidently freed by the Confederate army during the Civil War. The entity possesses the bodies of the dead soldiers to create an army of its own bent on conquest, using the corpses of both the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, psychotronic
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, supernatural, soldier, battles, heroic mission, danger, deadly, ghost, supernatural ability, deadly creature, war ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.6
 5K
April 9th (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the early morning of April 9th 1940 the Danish army is alerted. The Germans have crossed the border; Denmark is at war against Europe's strongest army. In Southern Jutland Danish bicycle- and motorcycle companies are ordered out, to against ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: war, world war two, soldier, nazi occupation, battles, military, danger, against the odds, surprise attack, friendship, battle zone, military life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1940
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Fighting for Life (2008)
Genre: Documentary, War
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Fighting for Life is a very different movie about war and medicine, a real-life "M*A*S*H" for our times about the doctors and nurses fighting on the front lines. The film interweaves stories of military doctors, nurses, and medics who are ...
Style: thought provoking, uplifting, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: soldier, wartime life, military life, survival, danger, society, state affairs, life is a bitch, doctors and patients, military, battles, homecoming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iraq, middle east, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.9
 44K
No Man's Land (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: France, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Italy, Belgium, UK, Slovenia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two soldiers from opposite sites get stuck between the front lines in the same trench. The UN is asked to free them and both sides agree on a ceasefire, but will they stick to it?
Style: thought provoking, bleak, sentimental, humorous, disturbing ...
Plot: un, anti war, politics, survival, soldier, bomb, human nature, dishonesty, military, satire, intrigue, tragic hero ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1993, 1990s
Place: serbia, former yugoslavia, europe, bosnia, bosnia herzegovina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 4K
Leningrad (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When in 1941 Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union, their troops quickly besieged Leningrad. Foreign journalists are evacuated but one of them, Kate Davies, is presumed dead and misses the plane. Alone in the city she is helped by Nina Tsvetnova a ...
Style: bleak, realistic, rough, serious, gloomy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, siege, military, battles, survival, life is a bitch, danger, wartime life, hunger, soldier, rationing, starvation ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.6
 3K
1864 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History, War
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 57 min.
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, stylized, captivating, serious, epic
Plot: war, love triangle, battles, danger, military life, military, political unrest, soldier, life is a bitch, army, brother brother relationship, battle zone ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: denmark, austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.2
 2K
The Tour (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Slovenia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Year 1993, the bleakest time of war in Bosnia and Herzegovina. A group of actors from Belgrade, utterly unaware of what they're setting themselves up for, embark on a search for quick earnings - on a "tour" around the Serbian Krajina. ...
Style: semi serious, bleak, humorous, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: anti war, military, political unrest, actor's life, war, state affairs, disorder, adventure, danger, nationalism, artists and showbiz, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, bosnia, croatia, former yugoslavia, bosnia herzegovina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 2.2
 805
Ardennes Fury (2014)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: As the Battle of the Bulge rages on, an American tank unit gets trapped behind Nazi lines. With just hours before the bombs of Operation Ardennes Fury fall, the tank's commander makes the risky decision to rescue an orphanage.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, military, soldier, heroic mission, daring rescue, danger, battles, heroes, tank, platoon, battle zone, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: germany, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.4
 2K
The Enemy (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story begins a couple days after the war has ended. A group of Serbian soldiers in charge of clearing the fields from mines discovers a man sealed inside a factory's basement. A mysterious man says he is 'ours', he doesn't ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: mysterious character, isolation, post war, military, danger, deadly, supernatural, missing person, prisoner, soldier, paranoia, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: bosnia, europe, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Sword of Honour (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 191 min.
Story: Guy Crouchback joins the war effort during World War 2, an idealistic quest to join the forces of good in the fight against evil. But his efforts is not rewarded, he never has any chance to join any real fighting, circumstances always prevent it. ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching, gloomy
Plot: military, fighting the system, love triangle, love and romance, life is a bitch, betrayal, soldier, haunted by the past, military life, world war two, basic training, war ...
Time: 1940s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.6
 15K
Stalingrad (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Drama set in 1942, during one of the most important battles of World War II, which stopped the progress of Nazi forces and turned the tide of war in favor of the Allies. The Soviet army mounts a counter-attack on the Nazi forces that occupy half of ...
Style: epic, captivating, realistic, rough, serious ...
Plot: world war two, war, siege, heroes, life is a bitch, wartime life, battles, red army, battle zone, danger, military life, heroism ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: soviet union, russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Camp de Thiaroye (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Senegal, Algeria, Tunisia
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A historical drama based on the Thiaroye transit camp massacre, Camp de Thiaroye dismantles the myth of colonial assimilation to expose ingrained social and cultural mechanisms of racism, exploitation, and privilege. In 1944, the French army ...
Style: thought provoking, bleak, realistic, disturbing, serious
Plot: world war two, soldier, racism, interracial relations, against humanity, confined, state affairs, war, life is a bitch, wartime life, culture clash, military ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: africa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Last Lieutenant (1993)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Norway
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Norwegian war drama. The old sea-captain retires, but the next day German WWII occupation of Norway begins. He then kisses his wife good-bye and is off to Army HQ. There he finds a lack of leadership and morale that offends him. They even laugh at ...
Style: sincere, emotional, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, couple relations, heroes, human spirit, state affairs, escapades, military base, hopes, war, contests and competitions, political unrest, military life ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: norway, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 2.9
 755
Brother's War (2009)
Genre: History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story is set in the latter days of World War 2, against the backdrop of fierce combat on the eastern front. Brother's War is based on real events.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, bleak
Plot: eastern front, war, battles, friendship, human spirit, survival, military, confined, life is a bitch, heroes, captivity, heroic mission ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Saints and Soldiers: The Void (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Germany, May 1945, deep in the Harz Mountains a U.S. tank crew discovers a platoon of Germans preparing to ambush U.S. supply trucks.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: racism, military, world war two, soldier, battles, save the day, war, danger, against the odds, military life, heroic mission, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.3
 800
The Situation (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The first U.S.-made film drama set during the Iraq war, THE SITUATION chronicles the tragic death of an Iraqi teenager at the hands of U.S. soldiers. The incident sets off an "investigation," a cover-up, and complications involving Iraqi ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: iraq war, danger, assassination, racism, state affairs, life is a bitch, battles, terrorism, journalism, media, soldier, military ...
Time: contemporary
Place: middle east, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Kokoda: 39th Battalion (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A bitter battle is fought between Australian and Japanese soldiers along the Kokoda trail in New Guinea during World War II.
Style: serious, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, soldier, survival, military, military life, leadership, war, battles, danger, heroism, battlefield, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: japan, australia, papua new guinea
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.7
 4K
Ambush (1999)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 123 min.
Story: It is the summer of 1941 and the Finnish army has been mobilized along the border with Russia. A platoon led by Lt. Eero Perkola is waiting for orders to go on the offensive. The platoon receives orders for a recon mission through the wilderness ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, sincere, bleak, rough ...
Plot: world war two, war, danger, military, military life, battles, soldier, behind enemy lines, losing-it hero, heroes, death of father, school ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 90s, 40s, 1930s
Place: russia, germany, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Horrors of War (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: HORRORS OF WAR derives from the "B" movie, Grindhouse tradition, made to play like a like a midnight movie. It is an independently-produced film made in a B-movie style, yet with a dramatic grounding and an eye toward bigger production ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough
Plot: war, mutant, dangerous animal, anti war, military life, gory, werewolf, battles, world war two, super soldier, danger, deadly ...
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.0
 10K
Deathwatch (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, War, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the brutal trench fighting of the First World War, a British Infantry Company is separated from their regiment after a fierce battle. Attempting to return to their lines, the British soldiers discover what appears to be a bombed out German ...
Style: rough, atmospheric, bleak, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: soldier, world war one, war, supernatural, deadly creature, escapades, rescue, survival, danger, gory, behind enemy lines, haunted by the past ...
Time: year 1917
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 8.0
 831
Hiroshima (1995)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada, Japan
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Hiroshima is a 1995 Japanese / Canadian film directed by Koreyoshi Kurahara and Roger Spottiswoode about the decision-making processes that led to the dropping of the atomic bombs by the United States on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: world war two, war, politics, nuclear, atomic bomb, a.i., against humanity, head of state, heroes, state affairs, invasion, vengeance ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1945
Place: asia, japan, usa, new york, hiroshima japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%