Movies like Operation Mincemeat

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Operation Mincemeat (2021)
 6.6
 25K
Operation Mincemeat (2021)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In 1943, two British intelligence officers concoct Operation Mincemeat, wherein their plan to drop a corpse with false papers off the coast of Spain would fool Nazi spies into believing the Allied forces were planning to attack by way of Greece rather than Sicily.
Style: tense, thought provoking, captivating, suspense, disturbing
Plot: world war two, spy, war, military, army, operation, secret mission, reconnaissance, wartime, life is a bitch, mission, military officer, military life, wartime life, new year, winter, espionage, sea, intelligence, corpse, commander, minefield, dancing, submarine, tank ...
Time: year 1943, 1940s
Place: spain, sicily, greece, london, berlin germany

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Most similar movies to Operation Mincemeat

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, disturbing, suspense and tense films with plots about war, world war two, military, soldier, wartime life, wartime and danger mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Operation Mincemeat: The Courier (2020), The Forgotten Battle (2020), Stones for the Rampart (2014), Spitfire Over Berlin (2022), Natural Light (2021). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
 62K
The Courier (2020)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Cold War spy Greville Wynne and his Russian source try to put an end to the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, scary, interesting ...
Plot: cold war, spy, reconnaissance, russian spy, cuban missile crisis, counter intelligence, interrogation, secret agents, agent, special agents, war, wartime ...
Time: year 1960, year 1962, year 1964, 60s, 50s ...
Place: langley virginia, cuba, ussr, moscow russia, london ...
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100%
The Forgotten Battle (2020)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 124 min.
Story: November 1944. On the flooded isle of Walcheren, Zeeland, thousands of Allied soldiers are battling the German army. Three young lives become inextricably connected. A Dutch boy fighting for the Germans, an English glider pilot and a girl from ...
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: world war two, military, war, soldier, battles, combat, showdown, fight, freedom fighter, fight for supremacy, resistance, military life ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: netherlands, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Stones for the Rampart (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: To be defeated and not be - a victory. This is the motto that life is guided by three young friends: Alek, Sophy and Rudy. Scouts, high school graduates high school in Warsaw drifting ambitious plans for the future broken through September 1939. ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: world war two, war, wartime life, life is a bitch, against the odds, daring rescue, prospector, wartime, resistance fighter, nazi occupation, resistance, german occupation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Spitfire Over Berlin (2022)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: August 1944. With the American Eighth Air Force poised to strike over Nazi Germany, British Intelligence learns that they could be flying into a deadly trap. With only hours to spare, Flight Lieutenant Edward Barnes must fly a life and death mission ...
Style: disturbing, tense, exciting, captivating, suspense
Plot: world war two, military officer, aviator, heroic mission, aviation, military, secret mission, air strike, war, mission, soldier, wartime ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 961
Natural Light (2021)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Hungary, Latvia, France, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: World War II, occupied Soviet Union. István Semetka is a simple Hungarian farmer who serves as a Sub-Lieutenant in a special unit scouting for partisan groups. On their way to a remote village, his company falls under enemy fire. As the commander ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, captivating
Plot: partisan, soldier, soviet army, spy, military officer, war, ambush, army, fight for supremacy, military, wartime, reconnaissance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Yellow Birds (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two young soldiers, Bartle and Murph, navigate the terrors of the Iraq war under the command of the older, troubled Sergeant Sterling. All the while, Bartle is tortured by a promise he made to Murph's mother before their deployment.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, disturbing, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: iraq war, military, soldier, friendship, military officer, brutality, war, heroes, adaptation, life is a bitch, courage, murder ...
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Sword of Honour (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 208 min.
Story: Guy Crouchback joins the war effort during World War 2, an idealistic quest to join the forces of good in the fight against evil. But his efforts is not rewarded, he never has any chance to join any real fighting, circumstances always prevent it. ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, touching, semi autobiographical ...
Plot: world war two, military, love triangle, fighting the system, soldier, betrayal, haunted by the past, love and romance, military life, life is a bitch, society, basic training ...
Time: future, 1940s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Back Door to Hell (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: During WWII, a three-man commando team places its trust in the hands of a band of Filipino resistors, as they try to knock out a Japenese communication center.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, tense, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, espionage, war, anti war, escapades, mission, reconnaissance, liberation, battles, soldier, military life, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s
Place: the philippines, japan, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 6.7
 10K
Journey's End (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in a dugout in Aisne in 1918, a group of British officers, led by the mentally disintegrating young officer Stanhope, variously await their fate.
Style: suspense, psychological, thought provoking, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: date night
Plot: world war one, trench warfare, british army, war, mentally unstable, homosexual subtext, army, officer, world war two, nightmare, fear, battles ...
Time: year 1918, 1910s, future
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
World on Fire (2019)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: The story of World War II told through the intertwining fates of ordinary people from all sides of this global conflict as they grapple with the effect of the war on their everyday lives.
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspense, psychological, thought provoking
Plot: world war two, soldier, singer, musician, gay, wartime life, slice of life, german occupation, invasion, ordinary people, military, military life ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Rebels of PT-218 (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At the height of WWII, the Atlantic Ocean becomes a deadly battleground as an American torpedo boat fights against the constant bombardment of German forces.
Style: captivating, suspense, exciting, tense, disturbing
Plot: sea battle, world war two, air attack, disobeying orders, military, wartime, submarine, military officer, combat, wartime life, fight, military base ...
Time: year 1943
Place: sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.
Style: realistic, epic, captivating, breathtaking, rough ...
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: war, world war two, courage, military, army, nazi, sniper, self sacrifice, heroic mission, d day, friendship, rescue ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, middle ages, 20th century
Place: normandy, france, poland, germany, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Unknown Soldier (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland, Belgium, Iceland
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The film follows Finnish army machine gun company in Continuation War against Soviet Union, 1941–1944. Based on Väinö Linna's best selling novel Tuntematon Sotilas (The Unknown Soldier) and the novel's uncensored version, Sotaromaani ...
Style: suspenseful, sincere, disturbing, psychological, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, infantry, military, eastern front, friendship, soldier, friend, husband wife relationship, battles, insubordination, firing squad, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, year 1942, year 1944, year 1943
Place: finland, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.4
 407
Hell Boats (1970)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A war drama of motor torpedo boats which did much unsung work in WW2, but the naval battles merely provide an exciting story in which an even more special romantic drama is wrapped up.
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: royal navy, wartime, submarine, navy, love triangle, battles, adventure, heroes, war, military, escapades, ship ...
Time: 60s
Place: malta, sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Strange Gardens (2003)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lucien, 14, can’t understand why his father, a serious and respected teacher, makes a fool of himself by dressing up as a clown and giving a show. André, Lucien’s father’s best friend, feels for the teenager and decides to reveal something ...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspense, captivating
Plot: world war two, occupied france, nazi occupation, german occupation, french resistance, sabotage, resistance, fighting the system, occupation, fight, resistance fighter, war ...
Time: 1940s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Our Time Will Come (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In Japanese-occupied Hong Kong, a school teacher and her would-be-fiancé link up with Chinese guerrilla fighters, forging their own path to freedom.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, captivating
Plot: world war two, family relations, occupation, mother daughter relationship, partisan, soldier, military, life is a bitch, war, arrest, martial arts, japanese occupation ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.4
 252K
The Boat (1981)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany, Italy, France, UK
Duration: 149 min.
Story: A German submarine hunts allied ships during the Second World War, but it soon becomes the hunted. The crew tries to survive below the surface, while stretching both the boat and themselves to their limits.
Style: epic, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: submarine, world war two, war, navy, naval battle, ocean, nazi, anti war, military, battles, survival, mission ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, 20th century, year 1941
Place: germany, atlantic ocean, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
 620
Soldier Boy (2019)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Belarus, Russia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The film is based on real events. This is a story about exciting events that occurred in the life of the smallest soldier - the hero of the Great Patriotic War, six-year-old Sergei Aleshkov. He lost all his relatives and got into the army. With a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, disturbing
Plot: great patriotic war, world war two, little boy, friendship, military, soldier, violence, heroes, wartime life, orphan, fascism, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When his family moves from their home in Berlin to a strange new house in Poland, young Bruno befriends Shmuel, a boy who lives on the other side of the fence where everyone seems to be wearing striped pajamas. Unaware of Shmuel's fate as a ...
Style: sad, emotional, touching, heartbreaking, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: world war two, holocaust, concentration camp, jewish, war, childhood, nazi, friendship, boy, military, gas chamber, german ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, poland, europe, berlin germany, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 3K
Tobruk (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In September 1942, the German Afrika Korps under Rommel have successfully pushed the Allies back into Egypt. A counter-attack is planned, for which the fuel dumps at Tobruk are a critical impediment. In order to aid the attack, a group of British ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, military, soldier, war, espionage, commando, tank, battles, rescue, desert, british military, escapades ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: africa, libya, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Aryan Couple (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A WWII Drama about a German/Jewish industrialist who, in order to ensure his family's safe passage out of Germany, is forced to hand over his business to the Nazis.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: world war two, concentration camp, holocaust, genocide, anti semitism, survival, hidden identity, uncover truth, life is a bitch, undercover, forbidden love, moral dilemma ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: hungary, switzerland, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.8
 549
The Blockhouse (1973)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of Slave workers, drafted by the Nazis to help construct their coastal defenses in 1944 are trapped in an underground bunker when the Allies land at Normandy on D-Day. They find huge dtores of food but not enough candles. The slow dying of ...
Style: gloomy, suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, bunker, d day, survival, wartime life, holocaust, human spirit, prison, confined, escapades, war, hopes ...
Time: 1940s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.2
 2K
Beach Red (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: American troops storm ashore on a Japanese-held island and push inland while their enemies plan a counterattack in this look at warfare. Soldiers on both sides are haunted by memories of home and the horrifying, sickening images they find in combat.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, bleak
Plot: world war two, war, island, wartime, battles, soldier, anti war, flashback, marine, japanese army, army, jungle ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 217
Battle Scars (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Every Marine has a story, some they're proud of, other they'd rather forget. After coming home from his tour of duty in Afghanistan suffering from PTSD, Luke Stephens wants nothing more than to forget. What happens when our soldiers come ...
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: marine, soldier, post traumatic stress disorder, military, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, military officer, war veteran, social problems, brothers, family relations, post traumatic stress ...
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
 14K
The Exception (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A German soldier tries to determine if the Dutch resistance has planted a spy to infiltrate the home of Kaiser Wilhelm in Holland during the onset of World War II, but falls for a young Jewish Dutch woman during his investigation.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: german soldier, espionage, nazi officer, world war two, nazi occupation, gestapo, spy, nazi germany, german army, nazi, romance, third reich ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, 1920s, year 1934
Place: germany, netherlands, poland, berlin germany, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Female Agents (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 148 min.
Story: May 1944, a group of French servicewomen and resistance fighters are enlisted into the British Special Operations Executive commando group under the command of Louise Desfontaines and her brother Pierre. Their mission, to rescue a British army ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, french resistance, resistance, female agent, wartime life, rescue, betrayal, heroic mission, hospital, d day, spy, military ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, year 1944
Place: paris france, london, france, europe, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
My Mother's Courage (1995)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, UK, Austria, Ireland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The deportation of 4000 Jews from Budapest to Auschwitz in July 1944, as told by George Tabori, and how the narrator's mother escaped it, owing to coincidence, courage and some help from where you'd least expect it.
Style: bleak, disturbing, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, wartime life, concentration camp, hopes, deportation, anti semitism, destiny, moral dilemma, genocide, family in danger, human spirit ...
Time: 1940s
Place: budapest, berlin germany, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 3K
This Life (2012)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The true story of the Fiil's a family of innkeepers who during Nazi-Germany's occupation of Denmark took up arms against the German occupiers. But in the fight for freedom, some must die so that others may live.
Style: emotional, disturbing, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: world war two, resistance, nazi occupation, sabotage, resistance fighter, war, heroes, freedom fighter, nazi, battles, wartime, heroism ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: denmark, germany, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Tombstone of the Fireflies (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set during World War II, the film follows a young brother and sister as they attempt to survive the aftermath of the firebombing of Kobe City.
Style: suspense, disturbing, rough, psychological, touching
Plot: world war two, sibling relationship, bombing, brother sister relationship, firefly, little girl, survival, wartime, struggle for survival, war, children, kids in trouble ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Waiting for Anya (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Belgium
Duration: 109 min.
Story: During the harrows of WWII, Jo, a young shepherd along with the help of the widow Horcada, helps to smuggle Jewish children across the border from southern France into Spain.
Style: sincere, disturbing, captivating
Plot: world war two, wartime life, nazi occupation, deportation, occupation, jewish, military, german occupation, wartime, jew persecution, social problems, nazi ...
Time: year 1942
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%