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120 (2008)
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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, war, school, military, battles, church, fictional reality, siblings relations, against humanity, mountain, sacrifice, nationalism, child soldier, village, world war one, dead children, 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 rough films with plots about military, war, battles, soldier, state affairs, danger and heroes mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like 120: Gallipoli: End of the Road (2013), Sometimes in April (2005), April 9th (2015), Texas '46 (2002), The Lark Farm (2007). 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: epic, serious, stylized, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: heroic mission, war, battle zone, military life, heroes, society, religions or cults, battles, siblings relations, family relations, one man army, 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: rough, realistic, bleak, serious
Plot: genocide, hotel, massacre, civil war, racism, against humanity, escapades, society, ethnic, deadly, heroes, heaven and hell ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: rwanda, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.5
 4K
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating, based on true events
Plot: war, soldier, against the odds, military life, danger, rivalry, military, battles, battle zone, nazi occupation, uniform, bicycle ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1940
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 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: realistic, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: fascism, danger, wartime life, life is a bitch, war, escapades, confined, against humanity, power relations, prison, holocaust, genocide ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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: gloomy, emotional, realistic, captivating
Plot: genocide, deportation, siblings relations, family relations, life turned upside down, wartime life, life is a bitch, love and romance, against humanity, desert, fall in love, moral dilemma ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, year 1915
Place: armenia, middle east, turkey, ottoman empire
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: viking, heroes, war, heroic mission, clergy, battles, religions or cults, palaces castles and temples, military, society, moral dilemma, struggle ...
Time: ancient history
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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: epic, realistic, serious, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: war, british empire, politics, society, battles, international crisis, state affairs, wartime life, leadership, political intrigue, military, rebellion ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: china, hong kong, asia, england
⇓ 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: captivating, uplifting, thought provoking, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: battles, military, society, state affairs, confined, against humanity, war, danger, heroes, politics, world war two, nazi ...
Place: denmark, europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: bleak, serious, rough, disturbing, realistic
Plot: atrocity, military, soldier, village, danger, idealism, imperialism, genocide, battles, politics, society, anti war ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1959
Place: algeria, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: genocide, bayonet, massacre, rape, gore, dehumanization, danger, battles, captivity, society, military, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: china, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: captivating, rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: soldier, infantrymen, wartime life, war, battles, against the odds, military, rivalry, heroes, bombing, russian soldier, machine gun ...
Time: 40s, year 1944
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: realistic, serious, captivating, rough
Plot: state affairs, against humanity, family relations, siblings relations, war, friendship, military, society, against the odds, americana, battles, musket ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.1
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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: captivating, gloomy, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: soldier, military, trench warfare, battlefield, war, battles, destiny, isolation, danger, heroes, military life, gory ...
Time: 1910s, year 1916
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: realistic, serious, emotional, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: nuclear holocaust, terminal illness, military, battles, confined, life is a bitch, state affairs, down on your luck, wartime life, war, against humanity, danger ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: japan, asia, usa, hiroshima japan
⇓ 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: disturbing, bleak, realistic, tense, uplifting ...
Plot: genocide, politics, violence, priest, survivor, teacher, school, civil war, sexual abuse, survival, heroes, fighting the system ...
Time: 90s, year 1994, 1990s
Place: africa, rwanda, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: serious, captivating, exciting, realistic
Plot: ship, escapades, war, danger, battles, heroes, survival, military, anniversary, lost love, selflessness, bereavement ...
Time: year 1945
Place: battleship, 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: realistic, captivating, rough, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: atrocity, genocide, war crime, life is a bitch, war, wartime life, gory, ethnic, state affairs, against humanity, soldier, anti war ...
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, bosnia, 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, realistic, captivating, exciting, serious
Plot: military, battles, rebellion, fall in love, political unrest, love affair, disorder, rivalry, rebelliousness, society, fight for supremacy, state affairs ...
Time: 17th century
Place: turkey, ottoman empire
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: rough, realistic, captivating, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: d day, military, politics, idealism, against the odds, battles, leadership, political unrest, basic training, human spirit, heroes, military life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, realistic, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: nazi occupation, partisan, ss, society, anti war, confined, war, escapades, life is a bitch, wartime life, against humanity, state affairs ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: biting, realistic, tense, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: sniper, train, bosnian war, state affairs, battles, society, anti war, genocide, best friends, war, against humanity, friends ...
Place: sarajevo, former yugoslavia, europe, bosnia herzegovina
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: captivating, realistic, serious, bleak, rough
Plot: atomic bomb, against humanity, military, heroes, nuclear holocaust, secret place, moral dilemma, super weapon, wartime life, war, danger, battles ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: usa, japan, asia, pacific ocean, hiroshima japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: realistic, captivating, talky, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Plot: war, politics, ambition, holocaust, leadership, head of state, heroes, political unrest, teenage life, military, artists and showbiz, state affairs ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, germany, usa, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: disturbing, rough, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: genocide, betrayal, against humanity, state affairs, danger, civil war, chaos, righting the wronged, military, politics, chaos and mayhem, bodies ...
Time: 90s
Place: rwanda, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: gloomy, bleak, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: soldier, heroes, battles, against the odds, danger, military, war, battle zone, heroic mission, pubic hair, beach, male nudity ...
Time: 30s, 20th century
Place: battleship, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, tense, serious ...
Plot: war, military, politics, military life, battle zone, heroic mission, state affairs, siblings relations, family relations, soldier, danger, resistance ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 1940s, year 1939
Place: finland, europe, russia, soviet union, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Cinco de Mayo: La Batalla (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Mexico
Duration: 125 min.
Story: On May 5th, 1862, a few thousand Mexican soldiers put their lives on the line against the world's largest and most powerful army in one legendary battle for freedom and for Mexico.
Style: epic, touching, rough, emotional, serious ...
Plot: ambition, battles, battle zone, war, love and romance, against the odds, rivalry, military, military life, love affair, underdog, soldier ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Dawns Here Are Quiet (1972)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Based on the eponymous book by Boris Vasilyev, the film is set in Karelia (North-West of Russia, near Finland) in 1941 during WWII. In a beautiful and quiet wilderness far from the front-line there is an anti-aircraft artillery point, where corporal ...
Style: tragic ending, based on true events, disturbing, scenic, realistic ...
Plot: soldier, military, heroic mission, military life, battles, wartime life, world war two, soviet army, great patriotic war, war, friendship, survival ...
Time: year 1942
Place: russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, exciting, captivating, realistic
Plot: war, battles, battle, battle zone, army investigation, superior officer, bodies, life is a bitch, friendship, soldier, military, friends ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: korea, asia, north korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Battle of Culloden (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Culloden is a 1964 docudrama written and directed by Peter Watkins for BBC TV. It portrays the 1746 Battle of Culloden that resulted in the British Army's destruction of the Scottish Jacobite uprising and, in the words of the narrator, ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: reenactment, soldier, battle, rebellion, danger, power relations, war, state affairs, hapless soldier, battle zone, political unrest, rebelliousness ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england, europe, scottish highlands, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%