Movies and TV shows like Operation Buffalo

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Operation Buffalo (2020)
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Operation Buffalo (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: A captivating drama set in Maralinga, South Australia, at the height of the Cold War. At a remote army base carrying out British nuclear testing, paranoia runs rife and nuclear bombs are not the only things being tested, as loyalty, love, and betrayal are pitted against each other.
Style: political
Plot: espionage, airplane, village, rape, prostitute, prospector, spy, army, military, desert, politics, soldier, prostitution, trial, missing person, radiation, politician, cold war, intelligence, officer, engineer, native, military camp, aborigine, village life ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1956
Place: england, australia, britain, adelaide south australia, south australia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, captivating, suspenseful and suspense films and TV series with plots about military, soldier, war, military life, army, danger and escapades mostly in Drama, War and Comedy genres. Some movies like Operation Buffalo: Pine Gap (2018), F*!#Ing Adelaide (2017), Bluestone 42 (2013), Sweet Country (2017), Lucky Miles (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Pine Gap (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: A team of talented Australian and American intelligence analysts work together to ensure global stability in one of the world's most important and secretive joint intelligence facilities... Pine Gap. But the relationship between the Australian ...
Style: political, captivating, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Plot: intelligence agency, intelligence, politics, intrigue, spy, spy mission, satellite, top secret, cia, agent, television, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, adelaide south australia, south australia
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95%
F*!#Ing Adelaide (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
TV show
Story: A comedy drama told from six different perspectives of a family who reunite in Adelaide when Mum plans to sell the family home. Any sense of togetherness quickly crumbles to reveal how fucked and glorious it is to be home.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, sentimental, humorous, psychological ...
Plot: family, australian, family home, sibling rivalry, daughter, brother sister relationship, family relations, parent, sibling, mother, sister, airplane ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, south australia, adelaide south australia
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84%
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Bluestone 42 (2013)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Bluestone 42 is a comedy drama about a British bomb disposal detachment in Afghanistan. So what’s the average working day for a hero? Make your keen young colleague deal with the boring paperwork? Wind up your fellow employees? Flirt with the new ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sitcom
Plot: bomb, military, army, military life, life risking, commander, squad, british humour, soldier, war in afghanistan, sergeant, young people ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Sweet Country (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, Western
Country:
Duration: 113 min.
Story: It’s 1929 on the vast, desert-like, Eastern Arrernte Nation lands that are now known as the Central Australian outback. Sam Kelly, a middle-aged Aboriginal man, works the land of a kind preacher, Fred Smith. After an ill-tempered bully arrives in ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, sincere, suspense, sweet
Plot: australian aboriginal, slavery, abuse of power, desert, rape, court case, farmer, brutality, murder, landowner, justice, injustice ...
Time: 1920s, year 1929, 20th century
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Lucky Miles (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: It's 1990 and an Indonesian fishing boat abandons Iraqi and Cambodian refugees in a remote part of the Western Australia. Although most are quickly caught by officials, three men with nothing in common but their misfortune and determination to ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, entertaining, feel good, thought provoking ...
Plot: desert, journey, immigration, security, family relations, australian outback, father son relationship, coast, refugee, boat, outback, lizard ...
Place: australia, cambodia, iraq, indonesia
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75%
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Gallipoli (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As World War I rages, brave and youthful Australians Archy and Frank, both agile runners, become friends and enlist in the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps together. They later find themselves part of the Dardanelles Campaign on the Gallipoli ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, serious, captivating, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti war, military, world war one, friendship, british empire, idealism, human spirit, military life, battle zone, desert, soldier, running ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1915, 18th century
Place: australia, turkey, egypt, middle east, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Blackadder Goes Forth (1989)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 175 min.
TV show
Story: It is 1917, and lunatic General Sir Anthony Cecil Hogmanay Melchett is leading the British troops at the front lines against the Germans, while everyone waits for Field Marshall Haig's big push. There are various emotions throughout the camp ...
Style: dark humor, realistic, not serious, witty, humorous ...
Plot: satire, soldier, world war one, captain, officer, insanity, dimwit, disorder, search, stupidity, intelligence, self involved ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
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70%
 8.4
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M*A*S*H (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The 4077th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital is stuck in the middle of the Korean war. With little help from the circumstances they find themselves in, they are forced to make their own fun. Fond of practical jokes and revenge, the doctors, nurses, ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, clever, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: military hospital, doctors and patients, friendship, surgery, military, military life, doctor, sergeant, u.s. army, anti war, nurse, captain ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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World War III (1982)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: Soviet paratroopers drop into Alaska to sabotage the oil pipeline in retaliation against a United States grain embargo. A skirmish occurs at a pumping station, lightly defended by Col. Jake Caffey and a National Guard reckon unit. A stalemate ensues ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, epic, rough ...
Plot: military, chaos, wartime life, anti war, battles, nuclear holocaust, soldier, leadership, state affairs, danger, chases and races, war ...
Time: 80s, year 1987, near future
Place: alaska, russia, usa, moscow russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.8
 357
Private Schulz (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, War
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: Private Schulz is a BBC television comedy drama serial set mostly in Germany, during and immediately after World War II. It stars Michael Elphick in the title role and Ian Richardson playing various parts. Other notable actors included Tony Caunter, ...
Plot: world war two, army, brothel madam, concentration camp, love interest, counterfeiter, deception, suspicion, explosion, ss, diving, culture clash ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Catch-22 (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Set in Italy during World War II, the series follows the story of the incomparable, artful dodger Yossarian, a bombardier for the U.S. Air Force, who is furious because thousands of people he has never met are trying to kill him. But his real ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, exciting, humorous, surprise ending
Plot: war, aviator, world war two, frustration, transformation, soldier, friendship, escapades, bureaucracy, society, paradox, danger ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s, 20th century
Place: mediterranean sea, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Head Start (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A large banking corporation runs an ongoing competition to foster innovation, creativity and achievement for young Australians. Applicants aged 18 to 21 submit projects in the arts, sports, science, business and community fields. Each winner ...
Plot: young adult, gardening, car, extortion, airplane, money, dream, bar, computer, youth, fashion
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Black Sheep Squadron (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The dramatized World War II adventures of US Major Gregory "Pappy" Boyington and his Marine Attack Squadron 214, AKA The Black Sheep Squadron.
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, sitcom
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, military, soldier, aviation, american soldier, danger, war, escapades, adventure, heroes, military life, military base ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Our Girl (2013)
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Duration: 60 min.
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Plot: female soldier, soldier, army, military life, military, self discovery, basic training, doctor, hopes, officers and cadets, power relations, military base ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, afghanistan, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Boat (1985)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: West Germany, France, UK, Italy
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Life aboard a German U-Boat during World War II.
Style: gloomy, bleak, suspenseful, rough, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, underwater, navy, battles, ocean or sea, adventure, soldier, military, underwater scene, submarine, nazism, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1941
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Oliver's Travels (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 250 min.
TV show
Story: After his job is terminated, a humanities professor and puzzle addict joins forces with a woman PC to travel the country while solving a cold case murder.
Style: suspenseful, clever, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: missing person, murder, investigation, uncover truth, manipulation, law enforcement, deadly, obsessive quest, mystery, amateur detective, unlikely partners, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, scotland, britain, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Eagle Has Landed (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 135 min.
Story: When the Nazi high command learns in late 1943 that Winston Churchill will be spending time at a country estate in Norfolk, it hatches an audacious scheme to kidnap the prime minister and spirit him to Germany for enforced negotiations with Hitler.
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, tense, intense ...
Plot: world war two, nazi germany, soldier, rescue, insubordination, espionage, crimes, danger, leadership, secret agents, military, top secret ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: england, germany, europe, poland, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 480 min.
TV show
Story: A young woman is transported to the New South Wales penal colony in 1788.
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, captivating
Plot: adventure, life is a bitch, against the odds, human spirit, survival, danger, on the run, escapades, society, girl heroine, injustice, travel ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: australia, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Same Sky (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Lars is a "Romeo agent" from East Germany in the 1970s. His task is to go West, first to seduce and then to spy on Western women who worked in government or defense institutions.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense
Plot: berlin wall, spy, sister sister relationship, espionage, seduction, surveillance, cold war, male nudity, stasi, teacher, female nudity, swimmer ...
Time: year 1974
Place: east berlin east germany, west germany, west berlin west germany, berlin germany, east germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Fail-Safe (1964)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Because of a technical defect an American bomber team mistakenly orders the destruction of Moscow. The President of the United States has but little time to prevent an atomic catastrophe from occurring. Director Sidney Lumet gives an atmospheric ...
Style: tense, realistic, bleak, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, nuclear threat, atomic bomb, control room, politics, military, danger, race against time, u.s. air force, translator, military life, chaos ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: russia, new york, usa, pentagon, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Generation Kill (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: Marines prepare to invade Iraq at the beginning of Operation Iraqi Freedom; while the soldiers wait to receive their orders, they learn a Rolling Stone columnist will be embedded with them
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: iraq war, military, marines, soldier, anti war, military life, war, battles, courage, battle zone, survival, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2003
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Play Dirty (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The Dirty Dozen meet the Stiff Upper Lip. A British Petroleum executive (Michael Caine) is assigned to work with the British Army in North Africa handling port duties for incoming fuels.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, anti war, desert, betrayal, soldier, battles, cons and scams, against the odds, military life, survival, wartime life, basic training ...
Place: germany, africa, england, europe, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Lipstick on Your Collar (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, War
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: Musical black comedy set during the Suez Crisis, written by Dennis Potter.
Style: surreal, sexy, talky, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: office, workplace romance, translator, dream, army, love and romance, romance, looking for love, wartime life, twentysomething life, workplace situations, love triangle ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 8.5
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Rake (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Rake is an Australian television series, produced by Essential Media and Entertainment, that first aired on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's ABC1 in 2010. It stars Richard Roxburgh as rake Cleaver Greene, a brilliant but ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, captivating, light ...
Plot: lawyer, trial, rivalry, career, courtroom, judge, dedicated lawyer, against the rules, deal, intrigue, crimes, petty criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 8.2
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Anzacs (1985)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Anzacs was a 1985 5-part Australian miniseries set in World War I. The series follows the lives of a group of young Australian men who enlist in the 8th Battalion of the First Australian Imperial Force in 1914, fighting first at Gallipoli in 1915, ...
Style: bleak, rough, captivating, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: world war one, heroes, escapades, soldier, adventure, military, military life, friendship, battle zone, war, battles, superior officer ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: new zealand, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.5
 4K
Alpha House (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Four Republican senators share the same D.C. house rental, and face re-election battles, looming indictments, and parties -- all with a sense of humor.
Style: exciting, sentimental, rough, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: politics, u.s. senator, political satire, politician, senator, american politics, danger, world politics, mentor, satire
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
It Ain't Half Hot Mum (1974)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The comic adventures of a group of misfits who form an extremely bad concert party touring the hot and steamy jungles of Burma entertaining the troops during World War II.
Style: sitcom
Plot: entertainer, army, world war two, british humour, military, desert, sergeant, british empire, jungle, camp, servant, coward ...
Time: 1940s
Place: asia, india, burma, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 2K
68 Whiskey (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A dark comedy following a multicultural mix of men and women deployed as Army medics to a forward operating base in Afghanistan nicknamed “The Orphanage.” Together, they endure a dangerous and Kafkaesque world that leads to self-destructive ...
Style: captivating, not serious, twists and turns, funny
Plot: army, physician, field hospital, war, military life, battles, life is a bitch, military, destiny, invasion
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.3
 3K
The Cry (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 231 min.
TV show
Story: The disappearance of a baby from a small coastal town in Australia is the catalyst for a journey into the disintegrating psychology of a young couple as they deal with an unthinkable tragedy under both the white light of public scrutiny and behind ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, compassionate
Plot: missing child, wife husband relationship, desperation, uncover truth, investigation, saving a life, husband wife relationship, accusation, teenage daughter, wife, ex husband ex wife relationship, young wife
Place: australia, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 8.6
 13K
Yes Minister (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Set principally in the private office of a British Cabinet minister in the Department of Administrative Affairs in Whitehall, Yes Minister follows the ministerial career of The Rt Hon Jim Hacker MP, played by Paul Eddington. His various struggles to ...
Style: sitcom, clever, humorous, witty, suspense ...
Plot: satire, politics, secretary, minister, british politics, politician, workplace situations, power relations, dimwit, government official, state affairs, manipulations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%