Movies Like Zeppelin (1971)

Movies to watch if you like Zeppelin (1971).

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The Dogs of War (1980)

Starring: Christopher Walken, Tom Berenger, Colin Blakely, Hugh Millais
Duration: 1h 42mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama

Having escaped from Central America, mercenaries James Shannon, Drew, Derek, Michel, Terry and Richard, get an offer from a British businessman, Roy Endean.
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The Lost Battalion (2001)

Starring: Ricky Schroder, Phil McKee, Jamie Harris, Jay Rodan
Duration: 1h 32mins
Genres: Action, Drama, War

The movie follows the events and hardships suffered by the nine companies, roughly 550 men, of the United States Army 77th Infantry Division ("Statue of Liberty") that had been completely cut off and surrounded by German forces a short distance away in the Argonne Forest.
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Flyboys (2006)

Starring: James Franco, Jean Reno, Jennifer Decker, Scott Hazell
Duration: 2h 20mins
Genres: Action, Drama, History

In 1916, a group of young Americans go to France to serve in the French Air Service, L'Aéronautique militaire during World War I.
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Raid on Rommel (1971)

Starring: Richard Burton, John Colicos, Clinton Greyn, Wolfgang Preiss
Duration: 1h 39mins
Genres: Drama, War

In Libya in 1942, Captain Alex Foster (Burton), an intelligence officer with the British Army, allows himself to be captured by a German Afrika Korps convoy transporting British prisoners, pretending to be injured.
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The Riddle of the Sands (1979)

Starring: Michael York, Jenny Agutter, Simon MacCorkindale, Alan Badel
Duration: 1h 38mins
Genres: Adventure, Drama, Thriller

In the Autumn of 1901, Carruthers, an aristocratic junior official in the British Foreign Office, is invited on a yachting and duck-shooting holiday by an old University acquaintance called Arthur Davies.
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The Last Valley (1971)

Starring: Michael Caine, Omar Sharif, Florinda Bolkan, Nigel Davenport
Duration: 2h 8mins
Genres: Adventure, Drama, War

"The Captain" (Michael Caine) leads a band of mercenaries who fight for the highest bidder regardless of religion.
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Horatio Hornblower 3 (2003)

Starring: Ioan Gruffudd, Robert Lindsay, Paul McGann, Greg Wise
Duration: 2h 5mins
Genres: Adventure, Drama, War

The film starts out in 1803 in Cape Clear, Ireland, where HMS Retribution, commanded by Commander Hornblower, has retaken HMS Hotspur from the French.
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The Red Baron (2008)

Starring: Matthias Schweighöfer, Lena Headey, Til Schweiger, Joseph Fiennes
Duration: 1h 46mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Biography

In 1916, Manfred von Richthofen is serving as a fighter pilot with the Imperial German Air Service along the Western Front.
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Hornblower: Duty (2003)

Starring: Ioan Gruffudd, Robert Lindsay, Paul McGann, Lorcan Cranitch
Duration: 1h 36mins
Genres: Adventure, Drama, War

Commander Horatio Hornblower, captain of HMS Hotspur, and Maria Mason are married.
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The Last Drop (2006)

Starring: Laurence Fox, Louis Dempsey, Lucy Gaskell, Coral Beed
Duration: 1h 43mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama

The film is set against the backdrop of World War II, during Operation Market Garden, the largest full scale airborne invasion in history.
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Age of Heroes (2011)

Starring: Sean Bean, Danny Dyer, Aksel Hennie, Izabella Miko
Duration: 1h 30mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama

The film follows the exploits of Corporal Bob Rains (Danny Dyer) as he is inducted into the newly formed 30 Commando unit in the Second World War, after being freed from a war prison for cowardice and striking an officer during operations in France.
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All Quiet on the Western Front (1979)

Starring: Richard Thomas, Ernest Borgnine, Donald Pleasence, Ian Holm
Duration: 2h 30mins
Genres: Drama, War

During World War I, 18-year-old Paul Bäumer enlists in the German army with five of his high school friends (Behm, Kropp, Muller, Kemmerich and Leer), after being indoctrinated by Kantorek, their teacher, as to the glory and superiority of German culture.
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All the King's Men (1999)

Starring: David Jason, Maggie Smith, William Ash, Sonya Walger
Duration: 1h 49mins
Genres: Drama, Mystery, War

The film and book are based on the story of the 1/5th (Territorial) Battalion of the Norfolk Regiment which included men from the King's estate at Sandringham House who had initially been formed in a "Sandringham Company".
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The Beast of War (1988)

Starring: George Dzundza, Jason Patric, Steven Bauer, Stephen Baldwin
Duration: 1h 51mins
Genres: Adventure, Drama, War

In 1981 Afghanistan, a Soviet tank unit viciously attacks a Pashtun village harboring a group of mujahideen fighters.
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March or Die (1977)

Starring: Gene Hackman, Terence Hill, Catherine Deneuve, Max von Sydow
Duration: 1h 47mins
Genres: Adventure, Drama, Romance

Soon after the Great War, Major Foster (Gene Hackman), the commander of a detachment of the French Foreign Legion, suffers the haunting memories of leading an army of 8,000, now reduced to 200.
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The Iron Triangle (1989)

Starring: Beau Bridges, Haing S. Ngor, Liem Whatley, Johnny Hallyday
Duration: 1h 31mins
Genres: Drama, War

The Iron Triangle is a 1989 film about the Vietnam War shot in Sri Lanka and directed by Eric Weston. The story is based on the diary of an unknown Viet Cong Soldier.
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Horatio Hornblower: Retribution (2001)

Starring: Ioan Gruffudd, Robert Lindsay, David Warner, Nicholas Jones
Duration: 1h 38mins
Genres: Adventure, Drama, War

In January 1802 in Kingston, Jamaica, Hornblower and the other lieutenants of HMS Renown, Buckland, Bush and Kennedy, face a court-martial on the charge of mutiny.
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Carry on Abroad (1972)

Starring: Sidney James, Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims
Duration: 1h 28mins
Genres: Comedy

The film opens with pub landlord and frequent holidaymaker Vic Flange (Sid James) openly flirting with the sassy saucepot widow Sadie Tompkins (Barbara Windsor) as his battleaxe wife, Cora (Joan Sims), looks on with disdain.
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Many Wars Ago (1970)

Starring: Mark Frechette, Alain Cuny, Gian Maria Volontè, Giampiero Albertini
Duration: 1h 40mins
Genres: Drama, War

1916–17, Italian WWI front.
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Murphy's War (1971)

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Siân Phillips, Philippe Noiret, Horst Janson
Duration: 1h 47mins
Genres: Drama, War

In the closing days of World War II, Irishman, Murphy, (Peter O'Toole) is the sole survivor of the crew of a merchant ship, Mount Kyle, which had been sunk by a German U-boat, and the survivors machine-gunned in the water.
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