Movies Similar to 1917 (2019)

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The Monuments Men (2014)

Starring: George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, Cate Blanchett
Duration: 1h 58mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama, History

In 1943, the Allies are making good progress driving back the Axis powers in Italy.
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Dunkirk (2017)

Starring: Fionn Whitehead, Barry Keoghan, Mark Rylance, Tom Hardy
Duration: 1h 46mins
Genres: Action, Drama, History

Dunkirk is a 2017 war film written, directed, and produced by Christopher Nolan that depicts the Dunkirk evacuation of World War II.
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13 Hours (2016)

Starring: John Krasinski, Pablo Schreiber, James Badge Dale, David Denman
Duration: 2h 24mins
Genres: Action, Drama, History

In 2012, Benghazi in Libya is named one of the most dangerous places in the world, and countries have pulled their diplomatic offices out of the country in fear of an attack by militants.
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Journey's End (2017)

Starring: Paul Bettany, Sam Claflin, Stephen Graham, Tom Sturridge
Duration: 1h 47mins
Genres: Drama, War

Journey's End is a 2017 British war film, based on the 1928 play Journey's End by R. C. Sherriff.
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Saving Private Ryan (1998)

Starring: Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns
Duration: 2h 49mins
Genres: Drama, War

Saving Private Ryan is a 1998 American epic war film directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Robert Rodat.
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Missing in Action 2: the Beginning (1985)

Starring: Chuck Norris, Soon-Tek Oh, Steven Williams, Bennett Ohta
Duration: 1h 40mins
Genres: Action, Drama, Thriller

Ten years before freeing the US POWs from a brutal General, Colonel James Braddock (Chuck Norris) was held in a North Vietnamese POW camp run by sadistic Colonel Yin (Soon-Teck Oh), who forces the POWs to grow opium for a French drug runner named François (Pierre Issot), and tries to get Braddock to admit to and sign a long list of war crimes.
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Uncommon Valor (1983)

Starring: Gene Hackman, Patrick Swayze, Robert Stack, Fred Ward
Duration: 1h 45mins
Genres: Action, Drama, Thriller

In the early 1980s, retired Marine Colonel Jason Rhodes is obsessed with finding his son Frank, an Army Lieutenant listed as "missing in action" (MIA) since 1972.
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Allied (2016)

Starring: Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard, Jared Harris, Vincent Ebrahim
Duration: 2h 4mins
Genres: Action, Drama, Romance

Allied is a 2016 war thriller film directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Steven Knight.
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Down River (2018)

Starring: Alexander Raye Pimentel, Nicholas Winand, Cody Poirot, Zachary Greene
Duration: 1h 10mins
Genres: Action, Drama, Thriller

A man smuggling drugs up the River Thames is caught when a newspaper reporter pursues him.
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Fury (2014)

Starring: Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Michael Peña
Duration: 2h 14mins
Genres: Action, Drama, War

In the beginning of the film, a prologue says Allied tanks were defeated by the more advanced German tanks.
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Deathwatch (2002)

Starring: Jamie Bell, Rúaidhrí Conroy, Mike Downey, Laurence Fox
Duration: 1h 34mins
Genres: Drama, Horror, Thriller

During World War I, soldiers of the British White Company 5th Battalion under Captain Jennings charge a German trench as part of a larger assault.
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The Water Diviner (2014)

Starring: Russell Crowe, Olga Kurylenko, Jai Courtney, Isabel Lucas
Duration: 1h 51mins
Genres: Drama, History, War

The film begins in 1919, just after World War I has ended, and centres around Joshua Connor (Russell Crowe), an Australian farmer and water diviner.
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A Bridge Too Far (1977)

Starring: Sean Connery, Ryan O'Neal, Michael Caine, Laurence Olivier
Duration: 2h 55mins
Genres: Drama, History, War

Operation Market Garden envisions 35,000 men being flown 300 miles (480 km) from air bases in England and dropped behind enemy lines in the Netherlands.
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'71 (2014)

Starring: Jack O'Connell, Sam Reid, Sean Harris, Paul Popplewell
Duration: 1h 39mins
Genres: Action, Crime, Drama

Gary Hook, a new recruit to the British Army, is sent to Belfast in 1971 in the early years of the Troubles.
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The Hurt Locker (2008)

Starring: Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Guy Pearce
Duration: 2h 11mins
Genres: Drama, Thriller, War

The Hurt Locker is a 2008 American war thriller film directed by Kathryn Bigelow and written by Mark Boal.
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Captain Conan (1996)

Starring: Philippe Torreton, Samuel Le Bihan, Bernard Le Coq, Catherine Rich
Duration: 2h 9mins
Genres: Drama, War

In the French infantry on the Macedonian front during the First World War, Conan, an officer of the elite Chasseurs Alpins, is the charismatic leader of a special squad, many from military prisons, who raid enemy lines at night taking no prisoners.
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How I Live Now (2013)

Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Tom Holland, George MacKay, Harley Bird
Duration: 1h 41mins
Genres: Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Daisy, a neurotic American teenager, is sent to the English countryside for the summer to stay with her Aunt Penn and her cousins, Eddie, Isaac, and Piper.
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Private Peaceful (2012)

Starring: George MacKay, Hero Fiennes Tiffin, Jack O'Connell, Frances de la Tour
Duration: 1h 42mins
Genres: Drama, War

The tale is of a young man named Thomas "Tommo" Peaceful, who tells the story in account format from the past to the present day events of his experiences.
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Platoon (1986)

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Keith David
Duration: 2h 0mins
Genres: Drama, War

Platoon is a 1986 American war film written and directed by Oliver Stone, starring Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Charlie Sheen, Keith David, Kevin Dillon, John C.
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Tears of the Sun (2003)

Starring: Bruce Willis, Cole Hauser, Monica Bellucci, Eamonn Walker
Duration: 2h 1mins
Genres: Action, Drama, Thriller

Turmoil erupts in Nigeria following a military coup d'etat in which the president and his family are killed. Foreigners evacuate the country and Lieutenant A. K.
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