Movies like Da 5 Bloods

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Da 5 Bloods (2020)
Da 5 Bloods (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Four African-American Vietnam veterans return to Vietnam. They are in search of the remains of their fallen squad leader and the promise of buried treasure. These heroes battle forces of humanity and nature while confronted by the lasting ravages of the immorality of the Vietnam War.
Style: inspirational, political, sad, perverse, weird
Plot: vietnam war, gold, father son relationship, minefield, friendship between men, war veteran, military, widower, post traumatic stress disorder, gunfight, racism, african american, heist, soldier, cold war, villain, revolution, isolation, vietnam veteran, interracial romance, love, survival, dancing, jungle, combat ...
Time: 70s, year 1968, year 1975, year 1972, year 1962, year 1970, year 1978 ...
Place: vietnam, new york, chicago illinois, brooklyn new york city, cambodia, harlem, washington d.c. ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, dramatic and harsh films with plots about death, war, battles, violence, friendship, culture clash and explosion mostly in Drama, War and Action genres. Some movies like Da 5 Bloods: Stop-Loss (2008), The Last Full Measure (2019), The Deer Hunter (1978), Missing Brendan (2003), Full Metal Jacket (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Stop-Loss (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A veteran soldier returns from his completed tour of duty in Iraq, only to find his life turned upside down when he is arbitrarily ordered to return to field duty by the Army.
Style: emotional, sad, harsh, sexy, serious ...
Plot: soldier, u.s. military, iraq war, friendship, death, war, homecoming, redemption, small town, depression, post traumatic stress disorder, wartime life ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, canada, vietnam, middle east, iraq ...
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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: sincere, disturbing, tense, psychological, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, war violence, jungle, heroes, dying, heroism, saving a life, death, investigation, thanksgiving, self sacrifice ...
Time: year 1999, year 1969
Place: vietnam, washington d.c.
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The Deer Hunter (1978)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
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: epic, depressing, psychological, bleak, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, russian roulette, anti war, escape, friendship, suicide, hunting, small town, wedding, homecoming, war, gambling ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: vietnam, pennsylvania, asia, usa, saigon ...
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Missing Brendan (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: George takes a trip to Vietnam to find his missing son. George's son Bob and Bob's son Patrick accompany George on the trip. George's son, Brendan, has been Missing in Action since the Vietnam War. Julie, an archeologist, joined the ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: missing person, family relations, vietnam war, haunted by the past, parents and children, human nature, family life, village, culture clash, expedition, love, missing son ...
Place: vietnam, chicago illinois, usa, asia, honolulu hawaii
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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: disturbing, bleak, psychological, clever, tense ...
Audience: manly, boys' night
Plot: military, vietnam war, war, anti war, soldier, suicide, boot camp, military life, sniper, suspense, infantry, violence ...
Time: 60s, year 1968, year 1967, 20th century, 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, south carolina
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Mudbound (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In the post–World War II South, two families are pitted against a barbaric social hierarchy and an unrelenting landscape as they simultaneously fight the battle at home and the battle abroad.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: african american, racism, misery, poverty, world war two, farm, drunkenness, post war, prejudice, civil rights, money, doctor ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, year 1941, year 1945, year 1939 ...
Place: mississippi, belgium
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The Outpost (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A small unit of U.S. soldiers, alone at the remote Combat Outpost Keating, located deep in the valley of three mountains in Afghanistan, battles to defend against an overwhelming force of Taliban fighters in a coordinated attack. The Battle of ...
Style: suspenseful, brutal, perverse, surprise ending, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, u.s. army, soldier, combat, taliban, death, roadblock, war in afghanistan, army, military, battles, suspense ...
Time: 2000s, year 2008, year 2009, year 2006, year 1984 ...
Place: afghanistan
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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, epic, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Audience: manly, boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, soldier, battles, battlefield, squad, war, anti war, jungle warfare, combat, violent, jungle ...
Time: year 1967, year 1968, 60s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, the philippines, southeast asia, asia
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Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport, Thriller, War
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: 19-year-old Billy Lynn is brought home for a victory tour after a harrowing Iraq battle. Through flashbacks the film shows what really happened to his squad - contrasting the realities of war with America's perceptions.
Style: bleak, thought provoking, suspenseful, tense, sad ...
Plot: post traumatic stress disorder, american football, iraq war, flashback, thanksgiving, cheerleader, military, soldier, mission, war veteran, patriotism, hostile takeover ...
Time: year 2004, 2000s, year 1937, 21st century
Place: texas, dallas texas, los angeles, baghdad iraq, vietnam ...
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Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: There were five Marines and one Navy Corpsman photographed raising the U.S. flag on Mt. Suribachi by Joe Rosenthal on February 23, 1945. This is the story of three of the six surviving servicemen – John 'Doc' Bradley, Pvt. Rene Gagnon ...
Style: intense, realistic, emotional, sincere, epic ...
Plot: war, world war two, military, battles, survival, guilt, propaganda, fame, political intrigue, suspense, wartime, loss of friend ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, 20th century
Place: japan, asia, pacific ocean, iraq, usa ...
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Ithaca (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a small town in California's San Joaquin Valley, 14-year-old Homer Macauley is determined to be the best and fastest bicycle telegraph messenger anyone has ever seen. His older brother has gone to war, leaving Homer to look after his widowed ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, tense, realistic
Plot: world war two, coming of age, brother brother relationship, family relations, friendship, promise, teenage boy, jealousy, death of brother, fear, husband wife relationship, anti war ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, 20th century
Place: usa
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Miracle at St. Anna (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Miracle at St. Anna chronicles the story of four American soldiers who are members of the all-black 92nd "Buffalo Soldier" Division stationed in Tuscany, Italy during World War II.
Style: sincere, intense, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, war, military, behind enemy lines, partisan, african american, soldier, nazi, battles, war crime, racism, interracial relations ...
Time: 1940s, year 1984, 80s, post world war two, 20th century ...
Place: iraq, italy, rome italy, europe, germany ...
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The Water Diviner (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In 1919, Australian farmer Joshua Connor travels to Turkey to discover the fate of his three sons, reported missing in action. Holding on to hope, Joshua must travel across the war-torn landscape to find the truth and his own peace.
Style: touching, emotional, dramatic, compassionate, sentimental ...
Plot: world war one, war, missing person, redemption, destiny, courage, world war two, parents and children, family relations, graphic violence, escapades, military ...
Time: 1910s, year 1919, 1920s, year 1915, 20th century
Place: australia, ottoman empire, england, istanbul turkey, turkey
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One Night in Miami... (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the aftermath of Cassius Clay's defeat of Sonny Liston in 1964, the boxer meets with Malcolm X, Sam Cooke and Jim Brown to change the course of history in the segregated South.
Style: uplifting, thought provoking, buddy movie, political, sad
Plot: racism, african american, fight for justice, inequality, racial injustice, injustice, friendship between men, black history, women, suspense, social injustice, victory ...
Time: 60s, year 1965, year 1964, year 1963
Place: miami, georgia
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Beyond Borders (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Beyond Borders is an epic tale of the turbulent romance between two star-crossed lovers set against the backdrop of the world's most dangerous hot spots. Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie stars as Sarah Jordan, an American living in London in ...
Style: touching, emotional, romantic, thought provoking, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: charity, un, war, abroad, corruption, survival, brutality, love, surgery, starvation, life & death, life philosophy ...
Time: 80s, 90s, year 1989, year 1984, year 1995 ...
Place: africa, london, cambodia, england, europe ...
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The Sand Pebbles (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 182 min.
Story: Engineer Jake Holman arrives aboard the gunboat U.S.S. San Pablo, assigned to patrol a tributary of the Yangtze in the middle of exploited and revolution-torn 1926 China. His iconoclasm and cynical nature soon clash with the "rice-bowl" ...
Style: epic, realistic, tense, allegory, scenic ...
Plot: war, military, warship, u.s. navy, friendship, navy, gunfight, anti war, civil war, revolution, politics, redemption ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: china, shanghai, asia, new jersey, philadelphia ...
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Tigerland (2000)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of recruits go through Advanced Infantry Training at Fort Polk, Louisiana's infamous Tigerland, last stop before Vietnam for tens of thousands of young men in 1971
Style: realistic, tense, thought provoking, psychological, talky ...
Plot: military, vietnam war, boot camp, anti war, recruit, insubordination, military base, basic training, buddies, war, army, suspense ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: vietnam, louisiana, usa, kansas
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Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.
Style: emotional, bleak, realistic, epic, disturbing ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: world war two, war, military, battles, survival, anti war, japanese history, japanese army, imperial japan, brutality, japanese military, violence ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, 20th century, year 2005, year 1945
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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America America (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: A young Anatolian Greek, entrusted with his family's fortune, loses it en route to Istanbul and dreams of going to America
Style: road movie, art house, semi autobiographical, realistic, serious ...
Plot: greek, emigration, immigration, armenian genocide, american dream, boat, migration, poverty, age-gap relationship, city, social injustice, time travel ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: greece, ottoman empire, new york, turkey, manhattan new york city ...
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A Private War (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: One of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time, Marie Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontlines of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless.
Style: tense, disturbing, rough, political, bloody ...
Plot: war correspondent, kurd, mission, journalism, death of child, hospital, photographer, dictator, women, life is a bitch, war, uncover truth ...
Time: year 1991, year 2011, year 2001, year 2003, year 2012 ...
Place: syria, baghdad iraq, iraq, london, sri lanka ...
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Heartbreak Ridge (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A hard-nosed, hard-living Marine gunnery sergeant clashes with his superiors and his ex-wife as he takes command of a spoiled recon platoon with a bad attitude.
Style: realistic, harsh, intense, serious, rough ...
Audience: manly, girls' night
Plot: military, war, marine, boot camp, justice, corruption, suspense, platoon, heroes, relationship vs career, ambition, power relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: vietnam, caribbean, north carolina
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Taking Chance (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Lt. Col. Michael Strobl, a volunteer military escort accompanies the body of Lance Cpl. Chance Phelps to his hometown in Wyoming.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: war, military, iraq war, soldier, self discovery, marines, ethnic conflict, unlikely friendships, father son relationship, military life, patriotism, ritual ...
Time: year 2004, 21st century
Place: wyoming, iraq, canada, middle east, baghdad iraq ...
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The Last Face (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Miguel, a heroic Spanish doctor, puts himself in harm's way to deliver medical treatment to the victims of military uprisings in Africa.
Style: intense, serious, emotional, non-linear
Plot: doctor, female nudity, love, riot, life is a bitch, social problems, suspense, civil war, women, un, medical profession, orchestra ...
Time: year 1982, year 2003, year 2014
Place: africa, cape town south africa, west africa, geneva switzerland, paraguay
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Johnny Got His Gun (1971)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Joe, a young American soldier, is hit by a mortar shell on the last day of World War I. He lies in a hospital bed in a fate worse than death - a quadruple amputee who has lost his arms, legs, eyes, ears, mouth and nose. Unbeknown to his doctors, he ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, depressing, surreal, political ...
Plot: anti war, war, hospital, disability, haunted by the past, mute, dreams, amputation, freak, isolation, patient, soldier ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20th century
Place: israel, iraq, vietnam, colorado, france ...
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Land of Plenty (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 123 min.
Story: After living abroad, Lana returns to the United States, and finds that her uncle is a reclusive vagabond with psychic wounds from the Vietnam War.
Style: psychological, sincere, realistic, serious, multicultural ...
Plot: terrorism, paranoia, vietnam veteran, politics, hopes, haunted by the past, self discovery, redemption, introspection, on the road, obsessive quest, society ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, tel aviv, manhattan new york city ...
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Dead Presidents (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Depicts a heist of old bills, retired from circulation and destined by the government to be "money to burn". However, more broadly, it addresses the issues of Black Americans' involvement in the Vietnam War and their subsequent ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, intense, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, vietnam war, gangsters, violence, redemption, robbery, gang, blaxploitation, african american, brutality, violent, suspense ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, new york, bronx new york city, africa, asia ...
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Fatima (2020)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Portugal
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In 1917, outside the parish of Fátima, Portugal, a 10-year-old girl and her two younger cousins witness multiple visitations of the Virgin Mary, who tells them that only prayer and suffering will bring an end to World War I. As secularist ...
Style: touching, sincere, christian film, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: mysticism, catholic, children, miraculous event, faith, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, redemption, priest, flash forward, nun ...
Time: year 1917, year 2008, year 2005, year 1989, year 2017 ...
Place: portugal
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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, harsh, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: manly, boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, war, jungle, golf, survival, rescue, suspense, against the odds, daring rescue, soldier, battles ...
Place: vietnam, iraq, asia
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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: psychological, bleak, atmospheric, disturbing, surreal ...
Plot: vietnam war, insanity, jungle, anti war, mission, military, violence, army, soldier, violent, war, secret mission ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969
Place: vietnam, cambodia, asia, the philippines, southeast asia
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The Greatest Beer Run Ever (2022)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Chickie wants to support his friends fighting in Vietnam, so he does something wild—personally bring them American beer. What starts as a well-meaning journey quickly changes Chickie’s life and perspective. Based on a true story.
Style: dramatic, exciting, harsh, uplifting
Plot: vietnam war, military, war, soldier, friendship, life & death, friends, life philosophy, battles, survival, fight, courage ...
Time: 60s, year 1967, year 1968
Place: saigon
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