Movies like The (Silent) War

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The (Silent) War (2019)
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The (Silent) War (2019)
Original name: Sordo
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Northern Spain, October 1944. Several groups of guerrilla fighters, former Republican soldiers exiled in France after the end of the Spanish Civil War, infiltrate the country in order to provoke a popular uprising against General Franco's dictatorship.
Style: tense, captivating
Plot: sabotage, political repression, manhunt, franco regime (francoism), military, coup d'etat, struggle for survival, fight, soldier, battles, fighting the system, wartime, guerilla warfare, secret mission, dangerous mission, military coup, commando mission, franco regime, escape, partisan
Time: 1940s

Most similar movies to The (Silent) War

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, tense, serious and realistic films with plots about military, soldier, battles, world war two, war, heroes and danger mostly in Action, Drama and War genres. Some movies like The (Silent) War: War Pigs (2015), The Border (2011), Operation Red Snake (2019), Allies (2014), The Bomber (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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.
Style: tense, captivating
Plot: world war two, military, soldier, battles, nazi, american soldier, behind enemy lines, u.s. army, nazi hunter, wartime, anti nazi, war ...
Time: 20th century, year 1944, 1940s
Place: france
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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: captivating, exciting, realistic, tense, rough ...
Plot: soldier, war, undercover, danger, confined, missing person, against the odds, battles, escapades, military, secret mission, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: sweden, norway, eastern europe
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Operation Red Snake (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: France, Italy, Belgium, Morocco
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Kenza and Yaël are two young French women who go to Syria to fight alongside the Kurdish forces. There they meet Zara, a Yezidi survivor. Born in different cultures but deeply united, the women-fighters heal their past wounds and discover their ...
Style: compassionate, realistic, rough, tense, captivating ...
Plot: isis, female soldier, strong female lead, soldier, female friendship, heroism, military base, fight, female protagonist, woman, women, wartime life ...
Place: kurdistan, usa
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88%
 5.1
 914
Allies (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: August 1944 two months after D-Day, the Allies are advancing across France. A team of British and American commandos are dropped behind enemy lines on a secret mission to ambush a German Officer and steal maps charting the location of the enemy ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, suspense
Plot: military, world war two, ambush, soldier, secret mission, battles, danger, friendship, survival, american soldier, occupied france, rifle ...
Time: year 1944, 20th century, 1940s
Place: france
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86%
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The Bomber (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia, Ukraine
Duration: 181 min.
Story: During World War II, a soviet aircraft crashes on Nazi-occupied territory. But the pilot Grivtsov and his beloved radio operator Katya miraculously survive. Another survivor is flight navigator Linko, who ejected from the plane. Each of them has to ...
Style: suspense, sad, suspenseful, captivating
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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: tense, serious, rough, captivating, realistic
Plot: world war two, military life, life is a bitch, captivity, military, battles, soldier, recruit, squad, occupation, rivalry, confined ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s ...
Place: korea, south korea, mongolia, france, russia ...
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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: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: racism, military, soldier, world war two, against the odds, war, battles, military life, save the day, danger, human spirit, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: germany, europe
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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: realistic, thought provoking, disturbing, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, soldier, battles, military, danger, heroes, friendship, american soldier, u.s. army, family relations, pow, courage ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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SEAL Team VI (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Inspired by actual events: This heroic saga depicts an elite counter-terrorism team's black ops incursion into Iraq four days prior to Operation: Desert Shield and the harrowing consequences its members faced when their covert mission was ...
Style: serious, rough, suspense, tense, realistic
Plot: battles, desert, military, escapades, danger, save the day, isolation, basic training, soldier, confined, tough heroes, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: bleak, rough, captivating, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: soldier, surrender, battles, escapades, danger, heroes, military, confined, rivalry, adventure, war, against the odds ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: the philippines, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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D-Day (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Some people called it a suicide, but for the Rangers of the 2nd Battalion, that's another word for mission. When an elite group of American soldiers are ordered to take out a series of German machine gun nests, they find themselves blindly ...
Style: suspense, tense
Plot: d day, world war two, war violence, gunfight, life risking, battles, fight, soldier, mission, military, american soldier, risk ...
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Sarileru Neekevvaru (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 169 min.
Story: A tough army major is deployed to Kurnool on a mission to keep the country safe from external threats.
Style: tense, exciting, atmospheric, captivating
Plot: heroic mission, lone hero, military, army, danger, military officer, rescue, brutality, deadly, adaptation, secret mission, soldier ...
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The Dry Blade (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1873, Emperor Meiji abolished the rights of the samurai in favor of a modern, westernized military. With intentions to launch a bloody crusade against the government, warrior Endo Tadaoki (Henry Lee) gathers his remaining men to prepare for one ...
Style: captivating
Plot: samurai, fight, sword fight, power struggle, adventure, battles, revenge, search, ninja, knife, temple, katana ...
Place: japan
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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, battles, leadership, war, danger, heroism, battlefield, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: japan, australia, papua new guinea
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: serious, realistic, captivating, rough, bleak
Plot: holocaust, soldier, survival, military life, military, against the odds, captivity, political unrest, battles, leadership, against humanity, war ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: italy, europe
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1971 (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: India
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Based on true facts, the film revolves around 6 brave soldiers who escape from the clutches of the Pakistan Army and risk death with honour and courage with sacrifice towards their journey home.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: pow, escape, army, military, soldier, courage, freedom, prisoner of war camp, danger, honor, indian pakistani, sacrifice ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: pakistan, india, kashmir
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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, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: war, military, criminal heroes, world war two, confined, military camp, battles, death, controversy, prisoner, murder, boy ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: russia, romania, soviet union, ussr
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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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, war, soldier, nazi germany, battles, military, heroism, american soldier, ambush, tank, heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1945
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Submarine X-1 (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 89 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: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: submarine, world war two, battles, war, military, danger, escapades, leadership, heroes, soldier, ocean, seaport ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
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Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 140 min.
Story: When two brothers are forced to fight in the Korean War, the elder decides to take the riskiest missions if it will help shield the younger from battle.
Style: epic, realistic, emotional, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: war, soldier, military, mission, atrocity, battles, survival, archaeologist, military life, korean war, army, patriotism ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 20th century, 1940s, 1950s
Place: korea, north korea, south korea, asia, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Pathfinders: In the Company of Strangers (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Untold and lost history. A true story of the American Pathfinders, the volunteer paratroopers whose deadly mission was to land 30 minutes before the Normandy invasion, locate and mark strategic "drop zones" and set up the top-secret ...
Style: realistic, tense, captivating, suspenseful, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, military life, d day, military, friendship, danger, military base, battle zone, race against time, battles, paratrooper, world war two ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, normandy
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Fortress of War (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Belarus, Russia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A war drama set during the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, in which Russian troops held on to a border stronghold for nine days. The film shows the heroic defense of Brest Fortress, which has taken upon the first stroke of German ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, world war two, battles, soldier, wehrmacht, red army, infantrymen, heroes, invasion, nazism, squad, german ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Force 10 from Navarone (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Mallory and Miller are back. The survivors of Navarone are sent on a mission along with a unit called Force 10, which is led by Colonel Barnsby. But Force 10 has a mission of their own which the boys know nothing about.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: world war two, battles, double agent, military, task force, survival, adventure, war, danger, heroic mission, racism, against the odds ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 70s
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, italy, england, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Kill the Shogun (1975)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Action-drama set during the 1904 occupation of Korea (by Japan). An incident is sparked when the Japanese force the Korean soldiers to strip off their uniforms. Two of the Korean soldiers refuse and go on a rampage against the Japanese, forcing them ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: martial arts, battles, vengeance, heroes, rivalry, adventure, against the odds, military, confined, heroic mission, graphic violence, kung fu ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: korea, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.4
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Red Dawn (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A city in Washington state awakens to the surreal sight of foreign paratroopers dropping from the sky - shockingly, the U.S. has been invaded and their hometown is the initial target. Quickly and without warning, the citizens find themselves ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: invasion, survival, danger, heroic mission, patriotism, resistance, occupation, battles, adventure, save the day, war, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., russia, latin america, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Death Duel of Kung Fu (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Ming General Cheng (Wang Dao) and his band of soldiers escape to Taiwan after Ching forces topple the Ming Dynasty. Still fearing the deposed general's deadly potential, however, the Ching prince Ta orders his own band of ruthless mercenaries ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, captivating, exciting
Plot: martial arts, crimes, battles, tough heroes, graphic violence, vigilantism, heroic mission, tragic love, political unrest, vengeance, track down, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: taiwan, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
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Sand Castle (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Set during the occupation of Iraq, a squad of U.S. soldiers try to protect a small village.
Style: thought provoking, melancholic, rough, captivating, tense
Plot: small village, occupation, military, soldier, male objectification, military base, netflix, human, male in shower, shower, pubic hair, taking a shower
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Final Master (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Determined to pass down his art, the Final Master of Wing Chun is caught in a power struggle with malicious local officials and ultimately must choose between personal honor and his master’s dying wish.
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting, tense
Plot: kung fu, wing chun, martial arts training, master warrior, martial arts school, rivalry, training, battles, warrior, wartime life, culture clash, society ...
Time: 1930s, year 1932
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Fighting Mad (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An evil corporation tries to pressure a bunch of Arkansas farmers and ranchers to sell their land so they can strip-mine it for coal. The fiercely proud and stubborn Hunter family refuse to give in. This leads to a bitter conflict that results in ...
Style: captivating, tense, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: self defense, heroes, good versus evil, vigilantism, vigilante, murder, corruption, revenge, bow and arrow, farmer, gunfight, vietnam war ...
Place: usa, arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, South Africa
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jackson is back, and now he has a new partner, karate champion Sean, as they must face a deadly terrorist known as "The Cobra", who has infected Sean with a virus. Sean and Jackson have no choice but to fight the Cobra and his bands of ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ninja, martial arts, heroes, good versus evil, master warrior, terrorism, mortal combat, tough heroes, one man army, fight, acrobat, showdown ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, asia, japan, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%