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Air Strike (2018)
 3.3
 3K
Air Strike (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: China
Duration: 120 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: epic, serious, breathtaking, rough, realistic
Plot: sino japanese war, world war two, war, human nature, bombing, japanese occupation
Time: 40s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and captivating films with plots about war, world war two, military, soldier, heroes, danger and battles mostly in War, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Air Strike: Stalingrad (2013), Bastards (2006), The Resistance (2011), A Taste of Hell (1973), The Star (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.6
 14K
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: exciting, captivating, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: siege, red army, soldier, starvation, danger, battles, battle zone, wartime life, life is a bitch, heroes, love affair, military life ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: russia, europe, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.2
 3K
Bastards (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A "Hitlerjugend" kind of story, set in the Soviet Union during the Second World War, based on a fictitious story from the eponymous book by Vladimir Kunin.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: war, criminal heroes, military, confined, military camp, battles, world war two, child murders a child, blood, boy, bullying, dead child ...
Time: 40s
Place: russia, romania, mine, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Resistance (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: China, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In 1937, Japan began their invasion of China by murdering over 300,000 people in the capital of Nanjing. The atrocities committed against women and their daughters are especially barbaric. One of them is Xiaoyun, a peasant girl who fights with the ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: genocide, war, assassination, protection, revenge, ninja, assassin, mysterious character, against humanity, life is a bitch, vengeance, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: china, asia, usa, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
A Taste of Hell (1973)
Genre: Action, War, Drama
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the Philippines during WW II, two U.S. Army officers are caught and shot by a Japanese officer. One survives and soon joins with a guerrilla troop to battle the enemy... and get revenge.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, bleak, exciting ...
Plot: soldier, vengeance, battles, adventure, confined, escapades, war, military, rivalry, heroes, against the odds, danger ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: the philippines, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 7.2
 2K
The Star (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The film is based on the eponymous book by Emmanuil Kazakevich. In the summer of 1944 the Nazi Armies prepare a massive Tank Division named 'Viking" for the offensive on occupied Russian land. The Russian Army's special group of seven ...
Style: exciting, captivating, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: military, d day, soldier, fall in love, war, escapades, adventure, heroes, battles, danger, army life, reconnaissance ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.1
 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: realistic, rough, serious, bleak, gloomy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: siege, military, battles, survival, life is a bitch, danger, world war two, wartime life, hunger, rationing, soldier, starvation ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1941
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.8
 9K
My Way (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Jun-shik, who works for Tatsuo’s grandfather’s farm while Korea is colonized by Japan, dreams about participating in the Tokyo Olympics as a marathon runner. Tatsuo also aims to become a marathon runner, so the two become rivals. But the war ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, captivating, tense
Plot: military life, german, recruit, captivity, occupation, squad, battles, uninhibited rivalry, war, life is a bitch, confined, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 30s, year 1944
Place: korea, russia, mongolia, normandy, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.9
 3K
Back to 1942 (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 145 min.
Story: In 1942, Henan Province was devastated by the most tragic famine in modern Chinese history, resulting in the deaths of at least three million men, women and children. Although the primary cause of the famine was a severe drought, it was exacerbated ...
Style: realistic, captivating, bleak, serious, rough
Plot: drought, chaos, survival, on the run, on the road, family in danger, danger, society, starvation, escapades, life is a bitch, family problems ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The Misfit Brigade (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, Denmark
Duration: 100 min.
Story: War story of the 27th Panzers, Hitler's heavy-duty combat regiment composed of prisoners.
Style: realistic, captivating, exciting, bleak, serious ...
Plot: soldier, anti war, against humanity, adventure, escapades, military, battles, prison, prison life, rebellion, danger, heroes ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, mine, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Hunt for Wehrwolf (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: Russia, Ukraine
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A small group of Russian soldiers with mixed skills are assembled to go on a covert mission to map out the area of Hitler's new HQ in the Ukraine known as Wehrwolf. But it's not until they get to their destination that the squads leader ...
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, rivalry, deadly, danger, world war two, escapades, heroes, heroic mission, behind enemy lines, heroism, reconnaissance, courage ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Heaven and Earth (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Warlords Kagetora and Takeda each wish to prevent the other from gaining hegemony in feudal Japan. The two samurai leaders pursue one another across the countryside, engaging in massive battles of cavalry and infantry. Younger and less brutal, ...
Style: epic, serious, stylized, realistic, rough ...
Plot: samurai, state affairs, blind ambition, escapades, chaos and mayhem, uninhibited rivalry, adventure, war, master warrior, rivalry, chaos, siblings relations ...
Time: 16th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Age of Heroes (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The true story of the formation of Ian Fleming's 30 Commando unit, a precursor for the elite forces in the U.K.
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, epic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: insubordination, heroic mission, escapades, war, mission gone awry, officers and cadets, betrayal, chase, battle zone, adventure, chases and races, skiing ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1940
Place: norway, scotland, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
City of Life and Death (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 132 min.
Story: City of Life and Death takes place in 1937, during the height of the Second Sino-Japanese War. The Imperial Japanese Army has just captured the then-capital of the Republic of China, Nanjing. What followed was known as the Nanking Massacre, or the ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: massacre, sexual abuse, sino japanese war, atrocity, german, mass murder, japanese army, life is a bitch, war crime, military, war, nazism ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1937, year 1938
Place: asia, china, shanghai china
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 2.6
 834
USS Seaviper (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Direct to DVD movie: The German U-Boat, U-234, from the Port of Kiel is trading cargo with the Japanese. USS Seaviper must locate and stop this dangerous exchange. The Captain of USS Seaviper must go ashore to conduct reconnaissance on an island ...
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, chases and races, war, rebellion, weapon system, ocean or sea, isolation, danger, race against time, island, daring rescue, save the day ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.6
 592
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: realistic, serious
Plot: martial arts, heroes, military, rivalry, good versus evil, life is a bitch, war, escapades, japanese occupation, stylized violence, martial artist, army ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: china, hong kong, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Purple Butterfly (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: China, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Ding Hui is a member of Purple Butterfly, a powerful resistance group in Japanese occupied Shanghai. An unexpected encounter reunites her with Itami, an ex-lover... and officer with a secret police unit tasked with dismantling Purple Butterfly.
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, thought provoking, atmospheric ...
Plot: political unrest, love affair, secret agents, life is a bitch, wartime life, love and romance, master warrior, war, rivalry, mistaken identity, hidden identity, tragic hero ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, 2000s
Place: china, japan, asia, shanghai, shanghai china
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: espionage, undercover, rescue, danger, d day, war, secret agents, escapades, ss, double agent, interrogation, cell mate ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1944, 1940s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Children of Huang Shi (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Australia, China, Germany, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: About young British journalist, George Hogg, who with the assistance of a courageous Australian nurse, saves a group of orphaned children during the Japanese occupation of China in 1937.
Style: captivating, realistic, touching, sincere, serious
Plot: orphan, japanese occupation, survival, self discovery, danger, dragon, rescue, soldier, snow, challenge, selflessness, self fulfillment ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 40s, 20th century, year 1937 ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 5.2
 859
The Fallen (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, Germany, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: THE FALLEN is a three-sided story about German, Italian, and American soldiers, set in Northern Italy during the final weeks of the World War II. On the one side, a group of American supply soldiers delivers ammunition to the front line, a journey ...
Style: realistic, captivating, bleak, serious, rough
Plot: soldier, holocaust, heroes, basic training, political unrest, military life, leadership, battles, military, wartime life, war, escapades ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.3
 48K
Hart's War (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Fourth-generation Army Col. William McNamara is imprisoned in a brutal German POW camp. Still, as the senior-ranking American officer, he commands his fellow inmates, keeping a sense of honor alive in a place where honor is easy to destroy, all ...
Style: serious, tense, rough, uplifting, suspenseful ...
Plot: war, soldier, frame up, army investigation, racism, trial, military, captivity, human spirit, confined, black people, u.s. army ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, belgium, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Chef, The Actor, The Scoundrel (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, War
Country: China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During Second Sino-Japanese War, China suffered from cholera outbreak because Japanese uses it as an biological weapon. Four Chinese agents captures a Japanese scientist and his bodyguard and interrogate them by Chinese opera in order to get the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, kidnapping, martial arts, disorder, danger, captivity, chases and races, escapades, special agents, world war two, chinese opera
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
When Trumpets Fade (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In WWII Western Germany, Private David Manning reluctantly leaves behind a mortally wounded fellow soldier and searches for survivors from his platoon, only to learn from commanding officer Captain Pritchett that they have all been killed in action. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: military life, heroic mission, military, survival, danger, anti war, battles, battle zone, siblings relations, wartime life, nazi germany, u.s. army ...
Time: year 1944
Place: europe, germany, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Saints and Soldiers: Airborne Creed (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of American GIs work their way through war-torn France during the final days of the Second World War.
Style: tense, exciting, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, heroes, heroic mission, war, daring rescue, battles, danger, american soldier, friendship, blood, world war two ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1944
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 6.3
 1K
The Border (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Sweden
Duration: 122 min.
Story: December 1942. Two young soldiers leave their posts at checkpoint 83 in North Värmland, Sweden and make their way through the ice cold winter night towards the Nazi-occupied Norwegian border. Sweden stands on the brink of invasion and they want to ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, captivating, exciting
Plot: soldier, siblings relations, in the woods, daring rescue, battles, undercover, danger, war, escapades, figment, confined, missing person ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: sweden, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
1944: The Final Defence (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Soviet army breaks through the Finnish defences on the Karelian Isthmus in June 1944, advancing with overwhelming force. Somehow, the Finnish troops must find the strength to fight back, with all odds against them. The Battle of Tali-Ihantala ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, bleak, serious, captivating ...
Plot: soldier, heroes, battles, wartime life, war, infantrymen, rivalry, military, against the odds, battlefield, attack, tank ...
Time: 40s, year 1944
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Battle of the Warriors (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: China, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong
Duration: 133 min.
Story: In 370 B.C, China was separated as seven nations and several other small tribes, one of these being the city state of Liang. The nation of Zhao is led by the terrifying Xiang Yangzhong who orders his troops to conquer the small city. Leaping to the ...
Style: rough, serious, stylized, realistic, epic ...
Plot: military, siege, conquering, against the odds, tribe, heroes, leadership, rivalry, ruler, battles, fight for supremacy, master warrior ...
Time: ancient history
Place: asia, china, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.7
 681
The Skin (1981)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Naples, year 1943, in the middle of World War II. The city has just be liberated by American troops in an era in which nobody knows just when the war or where begins the peace; winners and losers face...
Style: bleak, serious, disturbing, rough, realistic
Plot: translator, war, wartime life, chaos and mayhem, life is a bitch, against humanity, society, captivity, military, soldier, prostitute, army general ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Enola Gay: The Men, the Mission, the Atomic Bomb (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Well-intentioned history lesson; the decision to drop the atom bomb, the secrecy surrounding the mission, and the men who flew it.
Style: captivating, rough, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: atomic bomb, danger, secret place, super weapon, moral dilemma, military, nuclear holocaust, heroes, battles, wartime life, against humanity, war ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: usa, japan, asia, pacific ocean, hiroshima japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Forbidden Ground (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three British soldiers find themselves stranded in No Man's Land after a failed charge on the German Trenches. Set in France 1916.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, soldier, military, against the odds, danger, hapless soldier, escapades, mission gone awry, war, infantrymen, german, world war one
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK, Spain, Germany, Morocco
Duration: 144 min.
Story: After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.
Style: epic, serious, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: knight, battles, king, warrior, siege, war, military, christianity, army, muslim, self sacrifice, adventure ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: holy land, middle east, england, israel, palestine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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