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Lancaster Skies (2019)
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Lancaster Skies (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Douglas, a broken, solitary, Spitfire Ace, must overcome his past to lead a Lancaster bomber crew in the pivotal aerial war over Berlin, in 1944.
Plot: world war two, raf, british army, aviation, secret, teamwork, trust, pub, road accident, killed in action, camaraderie, male bonding, male friendship, war propaganda, leadership, friendship between men
Time: year 1943
Place: berlin germany, england, germany

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Most similar movies to Lancaster Skies

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about world war two, war, soldier, military, battles, danger and heroes mostly in Drama, War and Action genres. Some movies like Lancaster Skies: Battle of Britain (1969), Hurricane (2018), Mosquito Squadron (1969), Submarine X-1 (1968), Operation Crossbow (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Battle of Britain (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In 1940, the Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle against the might of the Luftwaffe for control of the skies over Britain, thus preventing the Nazi invasion of Britain.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, sincere, factual ...
Plot: world war two, raf, battles, british history, fighter pilot, aerial combat, war, politics, wartime life, heroes, soldier, military ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1940, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london, berlin germany, britain ...
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95%
 5.9
 4K
Hurricane (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK, Poland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of the Polish fliers who found themselves fighting for the freedom of their own country in foreign skies. Seen through the eyes of Jan Zumbach, fighter ace and adventurer, it tells how the Poles, driven across Europe by the German war ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: hurricane, world war two, pilot, killed in action, united kingdom, air force, fighter plane, air battle, danger, heroic mission, friendship, goggles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Mosquito Squadron (1969)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In WW2, a RAF squadron leader mourns the death of a comrade and receives a bombing mission against a secret Nazi V-2 rocket testing facility in France.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, raf, mosquito, heroes, war, daring rescue, fall in love, chases and races, save the day, escapades, human spirit, battles ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.3
 522
Submarine X-1 (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After losing a submarine and fifty crew in a battle with a German ship during WWII, a Royal Navy officer gets a second chance in a daring raid with midget subs.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, submarine, battles, leadership, war, seaport, heroes, officers and cadets, escapades, military life, battleship, power relations ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, espionage, undercover, rocket, heroes, heroic mission, working undercover, double agent, military, danger, escapades, secret agents ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: london, germany, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.0
 453
First Light (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In May 1940, feeling the RAF needs every man to fight to Luftwaffe, Geoffrey 'Geoff'/'Boy' Wellum joins at 18, becoming the youngest ever Spitfire pilot. After an intense training, he soon bonds with the flying men of his ...
Plot: world war two, fighter pilot, raf, male bonding, male friendship, drink, drinking, vomiting, autobiography, mockery, ritual, pilot ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Last Escape (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During World War II, American officer Capt. Lee Mitchell (Stuart Whitman) and a British military unit boldly infiltrate German-occupied enemy territory and attempt to kidnap brilliant Nazi scientist Dr. Von Heinken (Pinkas Braun) and bring him back ...
Style: bleak, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: world war two, heroes, kidnapping, battles, escapades, war, confined, danger, soldier, military, russian, captive ...
Time: 20th century
Place: germany, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Secret of Blood Island (1965)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Based on the true story of a British secret agent, shot down over Malaya near to a Allied POW forced labour camp. There she is hidden, disguised as a youthful prisoner, until her escape can be effected. The costs of keeping her identity secret fall ...
Plot: secret, world war two, agent, jungle, pow, prison, torture, concentration camp, prisoners of war
Time: 1940s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.4
 141
Jenny's War (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 198 min.
Story: This fact-based story follows a woman who launches a rescue of her Royal Air Force pilot son, who was shot down over Germany in 1941. Getting no help from the underground, she sets up her own rescue mission.
Plot: raf, capture, woman in danger, post world war two, nazi, escape, world war two, prisoner of war camp, pow, pilot, search, behind enemy lines ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Great Escape II: The Untold Story (1988)
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure, 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, pow, prison, prisoners of war, prison escape
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.2
 3K
War Pigs (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A rag tag unit of misfits known as the War Pigs must go behind enemy lines to exterminate Nazis by any means necessary.
Plot: world war two, wound, beating, interrogation, american soldier, ambush, u.s. army, battle, wehrmacht, military training, behind enemy lines, battles ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.9
 26K
Memphis Belle (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The "Memphis Belle" is a World War II bomber, piloted by a young crew on dangerous bombing raids into Europe. The crew only have to make one more bombing raid before they have finished their duty and can go home. In the briefing before ...
Style: tense, exciting, rough, serious, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: bomber, world war two, soldier, battles, war, one last job, mission, behind enemy lines, military, friendship, airplane, rescue ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: europe, england, germany, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Saints and Soldiers (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five American soldiers fighting in Europe during World War II struggle to return to Allied territory after being separated from U.S. forces during the historic Malmedy Massacre.
Style: emotional, rough, touching, intense, realistic ...
Plot: soldier, world war two, pow, battles, allies, behind enemy lines, tragic hero, military, heroic mission, bondage, hapless soldier, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1944
Place: germany, europe, belgium, berlin germany, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.0
 2K
The Passage (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: During WW 2, a Basque shepherd is approached by the underground, who wants him to lead a scientist and his family across the Pyrenees. While being pursued by a sadistic German.
Style: suspense, factual, disturbing, tense
Plot: scientist, world war two, exploitation, pursuit, resistance, nazi, shepherd, rescue mission, ss officer, nazis, basque, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 1940s
Place: basque country
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Heroes of Telemark (1965)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Set in German-occupied Norway, this is based on the efforts of the Norwegian resistance to sabotage German development of the atomic bomb. Resistance fighter Knut Straud enlists the reluctant physicist Rolf Pedersen in an effort to destroy the ...
Style: bleak, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, heroes, factory, skiing, resistance fighter, espionage, saboteur, military, soldier, rivalry, village life, wartime life ...
Place: norway, england, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Too Late the Hero (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A WWII film set on a Pacific island. Japanese and allied forces occupy different parts of the island. When a group of British soldiers are sent on a mission behind enemy lines, things don't go exactly to plan. This film differs in that some of ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, world war two, adventure, anti war, british army, war, survival, destiny, danger, rescue, rivalry, soldier ...
Time: year 1942, 70s
Place: the philippines, england, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: anti semitism, cowardice, world war two, gay slur, bullying, evacuation, war game, execution, gang, teenage boy, teenager, child protagonist ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Riders in the Sky (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This movie is realistic and even crude, and maybe that is the reason, why it's so impressive. Instead of romantic (nearly melodramatic) scenes, incorporated to the Sverak's "Tmavomodry svet" (Dark Blue World) it offers stories ...
Plot: friendship between men, funeral, jockey, poaching, hospital, german, british history, english countryside, male friendship, hospital room, pilot, disfigurement ...
Place: czechoslovakia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, survival, military life, military, heroic mission, siblings relations, wartime life, battle zone, battles, anti war, danger, nazi germany ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: europe, germany, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Great Transport (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 134 min.
Story: This WW2 epic was one of the last movies of that kind made in former Yugoslavia. It tells the true story of great transport of Partizans from Vojvodina to Bosnia in 1943.
Style: epic
Plot: world war two, partisan, massacre, girl, tank, ss, bombing, exploding bridge, gypsy, drowning, battle, tragedy ...
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Bridge at Remagen (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In March of 1945, as the War in Europe is coming to a close, fighting erupts between German and American troops at the last remaining bridgehead across the Rhine.
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, battles, military, explosion, war, wartime life, anti war, escapades, survival, danger, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Alone in Berlin (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Berlin in June of 1940. While Nazi propaganda celebrates the regime’s victory over France, a kitchen-cum-living room in Prenzlauer Berg is filled with grief. Anna and Otto Quangel’s son has been killed at the front. This working class couple had ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, suspense, enigmatic, disturbing ...
Plot: world war two, gestapo, nazi germany, murder, suicide, torture, violence, robbery, mechanic, bereavement, death of son, death ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
 1K
The Victors (1963)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Intercutting dramatic vignettes with newsreel footage, the story follows the characters from an infantry squad as they make their way from Sicily to Germany during the end of World War II.
Style: tragic ending, epic
Plot: world war two, army, infantry, german woman, symbolism, anti war, unhappy ending, generosity, rape, stabbed to death, killing a dog, firing squad ...
Time: 1940s
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Long Day's Dying (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three British soldiers and their German captive trek through the European countryside.
Style: serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: soldier, world war two, military life, gory, escapades, war, confined, anti war, captivity, danger, military, basic training ...
Time: 1940s
Place: germany, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.7
 652
Housewife, 49 (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Downtrodden wife and mother Nella's life takes an unexpected turn for the better after she joins the Women's Voluntary Service office in Barrow-in-Furness during the Second World War. However, her new-found happiness is shattered when her ...
Style: emotional, sincere, captivating, touching, serious ...
Plot: world war two, wartime life, life is a bitch, war, love and romance, society, parent grown child relationship, female protagonist, heroes, british, mother son reunion, gay son ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, year 1939
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Operation Stadium (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This movie tells a true story about events in Zagreb in 1941. Nazis and their collaborators organized the great gathering of students on Dubrava stadium. The intention was to publicly separate Jews from them which would lead to future pogrom. The ...
Plot: world war two, partisan, stadium, invasion, firearm, nazi, nazis
Time: year 1941
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 ⇓
42%
 7.6
 413K
Fury (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, China, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Last months of World War II in April 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theater, a battle-hardened U.S. Army sergeant in the 2nd Armored Division named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank called "Fury" and its five-man ...
Style: rough, tense, exciting, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, soldier, world war two, nazi germany, american soldier, military, heroism, battles, ambush, heroes, rivalry, heroic mission ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1945
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.6
 2K
Our Girl (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Our Girl is the story of Molly Dawes, born and raised in the London Borough of Newham. Molly is the eldest of five kids with little future, a difficult father and a mother who always wanted more for her. Leaving school with no qualifications, Molly ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious, tense
Plot: military, self discovery, family relations, siblings relations, military base, military life, basic training, soldier, petty job, parents and children, hopes, british army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 ⇓
39%
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