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120 (2008)
 7.3
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120 (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 114 min.
Story: During the Sarikamis Battle, the Ottoman army runs out of ammunition and appeals to the people of Van for help, who happen to have supplies. However, the First World War is on and all men are fighting at four corners of the empire and therefore can not respond to to the appeal. The young children of Van want to do something...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, based on true events
Plot: genocide, school, church, war, siblings relations, mountain, battles, against humanity, military, fictional reality, nationalism, world war one, sacrifice, village, dead children, child soldier, armenian, russian army, armenian genocide, running out of ammo
Place: turkey, ottoman empire

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and bleak films with plots about military, war, battles, soldier, heroes, danger and state affairs mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like 120: Gallipoli: End of the Road (2013), Sometimes in April (2005), April 9th (2015), The Lark Farm (2007), Texas '46 (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Gallipoli: End of the Road (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 101 min.
Story: April, 1915. First World War in Canakkale, Ottoman Empire. Two brothers leave their mountain village to fight on the front line. One is an experienced sniper fighting for Ottomans against the invasion, while his brother finds it much tougher to cope ...
Style: captivating, serious, epic, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: soldier, war, battle zone, survival, military life, battles, military, one man army, siblings relations, heroic mission, religions or cults, danger ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: turkey, ottoman empire
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Sometimes in April (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, Rwanda, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Debra Winger, Oris Erhuero and Idris Elba star in this drama framed by the Rwandan genocide.
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: genocide, hotel, racism, civil war, massacre, siblings relations, war, political unrest, revolution, battles, politics, against humanity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: rwanda, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.5
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April 9th (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the early morning of April 9th 1940 the Danish army is alerted. The Germans have crossed the border; Denmark is at war against Europe's strongest army. In Southern Jutland Danish bicycle- and motorcycle companies are ordered out, to against ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, based on true events
Plot: war, soldier, military life, battle zone, battles, danger, military, nazi occupation, rivalry, against the odds, world war two, surprise attack ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1940
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Lark Farm (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, Bulgaria, Spain, France, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The Lark Farm is set in a small Turkish town in 1915. It deals with the genocide of Armenians, looking closely at the fortunes, or rather, misfortunes of one wealthy Armenian family.
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, gloomy
Plot: genocide, deportation, desert, life turned upside down, escape, smuggling, against humanity, disorder, moral dilemma, siblings relations, wartime life, fall in love ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, year 1915
Place: armenia, middle east, turkey, ottoman empire
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 6.1
 178
Texas '46 (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on a true story its the untold story of Italian World War II POW"S in Jan 1946. Luca Zingaretti stars as one of over 50,000 Italian Prisoners of War detained at POW camps in the U.S. Roy Schneider stars as Colonel Gartner, the Commander ...
Style: rough, serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: fascism, soldier, war, anti war, prison, basic training, captivity, genocide, holocaust, military life, prison life, wartime life ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.6
 2K
Yamato (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Directed by Junya Sato and based on a book by Jun Henmi, "Yamato" has a framing story set in the present day and uses flashbacks to tell the story of the crew of the World War II Japanese battleship Yamato. The film was never released in ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: ship, military, war, survival, battles, danger, escapades, heroes, anniversary, young love, world war two, bereavement ...
Time: year 1945
Place: battleship, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Broken Chain (1993)
Genre: Drama, War, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The true story of Iroquois warrior Thayendanegea participating in the French and Indian War and the American Revolutionary War.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: battles, friendship, war, siblings relations, against the odds, americana, against humanity, military, society, state affairs, family relations, love triangle ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.2
 116
The Only Way (1970)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Denmark, Panama, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In April 1940, the armies of Nazi Germany invaded Denmark. The Danish government promised peaceful cooperation on the condition that Denmark s Jews remain free. The Nazi s agreed. In October, 1943, the agreement was broken...This is the true and ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: battles, war, politics, against humanity, confined, danger, heroes, military, society, state affairs, holocaust, world war two ...
Place: denmark, europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Alfred the Great (1969)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: While Old England is being ransacked by roving Danes in the 9th century, Alfred is planning to join the priesthood. But observing the rape of his land, he puts away his religious vows to take up arms against the invaders, leading the English ...
Style: epic, serious, stylized, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: viking, moral dilemma, heroic mission, heroes, palaces castles and temples, war, clergy, religions or cults, battles, military, society, struggle ...
Time: ancient history
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.5
 451
The Opium War (1997)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: China
Duration: 153 min.
Story: The story of the Opium War between China, in the waning days of the Qing Dynasty, and the British Empire, in the 1830s, and the subsequent takeover of Hong Kong by Britain; through the eyes of the key figures, fiercely nationalistic Lin Zexu, and ...
Style: serious, captivating, epic, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: war, british empire, political intrigue, politics, battle, society, state affairs, leadership, wartime life, revolution, battles, military ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: china, hong kong, asia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
1944: The Final Defence (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Soviet army breaks through the Finnish defences on the Karelian Isthmus in June 1944, advancing with overwhelming force. Somehow, the Finnish troops must find the strength to fight back, with all odds against them. The Battle of Tali-Ihantala ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: soldier, against the odds, wartime life, war, battles, heroes, military, rivalry, infantrymen, bombing, russian soldier, world war two ...
Time: 40s, year 1944
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Men Behind the Sun 4 (1995)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Black Sun: The Nanking Massacre, also called Men Behind the Sun 4, is a 1994 Hong Kong film directed by Mou Tun Fei and is in many ways considered to be a follow up to the 1987 shockumentary film, Men Behind the Sun. The movie depicts the events ...
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: genocide, bayonet, gore, rape, massacre, survival, gory, captivity, chinese woman, chaos and mayhem, war, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: china, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Intimate Enemies (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, Morocco
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A drama following a French platoon during Algeria's war of independence
Style: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, disturbing
Plot: soldier, village, military, atrocity, losing-it hero, war, innocence lost, moral dilemma, basic training, anti war, genocide, military life ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1959
Place: algeria, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Beyond the Gates (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two westerners, a priest and a teacher find themselves in the middle of the Rwandan genocide and face a moral dilemna. Do they place themselves in danger and protect the refugees, or escape the country with their lives? Based on a true story.
Style: bleak, disturbing, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: genocide, violence, school, politics, civil war, priest, survivor, teacher, tragic hero, human spirit, school life, coup d'etat ...
Time: 90s, year 1994, 1990s
Place: africa, rwanda, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes (1990)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The movie follows the perspective of several characters (such as Japanese victims, soldiers, American prisoners of war and others) and how they lived or tried to survive the effects felt during the aftermath of the Atomic Bomb dropping by the Enola ...
Style: serious, bleak, disturbing, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: anti war, against humanity, war, life is a bitch, moral dilemma, down on your luck, terminal illness, wartime life, battles, confined, danger, military ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: japan, asia, usa, hiroshima japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Warriors (1999)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 175 min.
Story: If the conflict in Bosnia has become something of a forgotten war, it's not for the want of trying from the immensely powerful BBC film Warriors, the story of five young soldiers and their harrowing experiences in the region.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: genocide, atrocity, war crime, gory, war, soldier, anti war, bosnian war, wartime life, against humanity, military, state affairs ...
Place: bosnia, europe, former yugoslavia, bosnia herzegovina
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Waiting for Heaven (2006)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary, Turkey
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Eflatun is a master miniature artist who's living in 17th century Istanbul. One day, he's taken to the vizier's mansion by force. There he learns that Danyal, one of the Ottoman princes who has ignited an insurrection, is arrested in ...
Style: epic, serious, exciting, captivating, realistic
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, rivalry, disorder, rebelliousness, love affair, political unrest, battles, military, rebellion, society, state affairs ...
Time: 17th century
Place: turkey, ottoman empire
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
 2K
The Trench (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Trench tells the story of a group of young British soldiers on the eve of the Battle of the Somme in the summer of 1916, the worst defeat in British military history. Against this ill-fated backdrop, the movie depicts the soldiers' ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, gloomy, captivating
Plot: soldier, battlefield, trench warfare, military, gory, anti war, war, friendship, bravery, military life, battles, destiny ...
Time: 1910s, year 1916
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Ike: Countdown to D-Day (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This is the story of the senior-level preparations for the D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944 from the time of Dwight D. Eisenhower's appointment as the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe, to the establishment of the beachhead in Normandy. The film ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: d day, military, soldier, leadership, war, human spirit, military life, battles, politics, against the odds, heroes, state affairs ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Massacre in Rome (1973)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the Nazi occupied city of Rome, an assault on an SS brigade draws retaliation from the military governship. "Massacre in Rome" is the true story of how this partisan attack led to the mass execution of Italian nationals under the orders ...
Style: serious, bleak, thought provoking, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: nazi occupation, partisan, ss, clergy, soldier, war, survival, church, anti semitism, anti war, urban, genocide ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Shake Hands with the Devil (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Canadian Lt. General Romeo Dallaire was the military commander of the UN mission in Rwanda and this movie is personal and, all too true, story of his time there during the genocide of 1994. It is not quite as moving as the earlier Hotel Rwanda and ...
Style: serious, bleak, disturbing, realistic, rough ...
Plot: genocide, betrayal, anti war, righting the wronged, against humanity, chaos, life is a bitch, introspection, moral dilemma, chaos and mayhem, politics, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: rwanda, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
World War II: When Lions Roared (1994)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Based upon the actual cables between Washington, London and Moscow during the Second World War, this TV-movie examines the relationship between the leaders of these countries throughout the conflict. Franklin D. Roosevelt (John Lithgow), Winston ...
Style: talky, serious, clever, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: head of state, holocaust, political unrest, war, politics, against humanity, state affairs, orphan, leadership, teenage life, ambition, heroes ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, germany, soviet union, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Front Line (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 133 min.
Story: In 1951 ceasefire is declared, but two remaining armies fought their final battle on the front line Towards the end of the Korean War, a South Korean battalion is fiercely battling over a hill on the front line border against the North in order to ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating
Plot: war, battles, battle, soldier, military life, battle zone, friends, military, army investigation, friendship, wartime life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: asia, korea, north korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Profession of Arms (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Bulgaria
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In autumn of 1526, the Emperor, Charles V, sends his German landsknechts led by Georg von Frundsberg to march towards Rome. The inferior papal armies, commanded by Giovanni de'Medici, try to chase them in the midst of a harsh winter. ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, epic
Plot: soldier, betrayal, battles, military, war, leadership, military life, danger, heroes, life is a bitch, winter, amputation ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, renaissance
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Shot Through the Heart (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The horrors of war are examined from the view points of lifelong friends (Linus Roache, Vincent Perez), who end up on opposing sides in the civil war in Sarajevo. One is an expert marksman, who trains the snipers used to terrify the city and the ...
Style: serious, rough, thought provoking, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: sniper, bosnian war, train, soldier, war, anti war, sibling relationship, battle zone, genocide, military life, battles, military ...
Place: sarajevo, europe, former yugoslavia, bosnia herzegovina
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Enola Gay: The Men, the Mission, the Atomic Bomb (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Well-intentioned history lesson; the decision to drop the atom bomb, the secrecy surrounding the mission, and the men who flew it.
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, captivating
Plot: atomic bomb, moral dilemma, danger, bomber, state affairs, wartime life, war, battles, against humanity, heroes, military, secret place ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: usa, japan, asia, hiroshima japan, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
1939 Battle of Westerplatte (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Poland, Lithuania
Duration: 118 min.
Story: This harrowing war film is an epic dramatization of the first battle of World War II. The Battle of Westerplatte that began on 1 September 1939 will forever be remembered as the one that announced the beginning of the Second World War in Europe. ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, gloomy, tense
Plot: soldier, battle zone, heroic mission, war, battles, against the odds, military, danger, heroes, skinny dipping, beach, male nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 30s
Place: poland, battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Winter War (1989)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 199 min.
Story: Russia attacked Finland in late November 1939. This film tells the story of a Finnish platoon of reservists from the municipality of Kauhava in the province of Pohjanmaa/Ostrobothnia who leave their homes and go to war. The film focuses on the ...
Style: epic, realistic, bleak, serious, emotional ...
Plot: war, soldier, military, military life, politics, battle zone, heroes, state affairs, siblings relations, heroic mission, political unrest, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, year 1939, 1940s, 1930s
Place: finland, europe, russia, soviet union, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Fall of the Innocent (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 126 min.
Story: With the Nazi takeover of Europe underway, the Reich Protector Reinhard Heydrich arrives in Prague and his underlings begin enforcing his authority in the towns and villages across the occupied country. In Lidice, the film's main protagonist, ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, emotional, disturbing
Plot: assassination, genocide, village, against humanity, execution, life is a bitch, war, haunted by the past, heroic mission, holocaust, village life, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1942
Place: czechoslovakia, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Black Hawk Down (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 144 min.
Story: When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy casualties, facing intense fighting from the militia on the ground.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, tough heroes, war, sniper, courage, military, warrior, helicopter, army, survival, danger, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1993, 1990s, year 1992
Place: somalia, africa, arkansas, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%