Movies Most Similar to the Eight Hundred (2020)

Movies like The Eight Hundred (2020).

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Mission of the Shark: the Saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis (1991)

Starring: Stacy Keach, Richard Thomas, Don Harvey, Robert Cicchini
Duration: 1h 40mins
Genres: Action, Drama, History

True story of the sinking of the U. S. S. Indianapolis, its crew's struggle to survive the sharks and exposure, and the captain's scape-goat court-martial.
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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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Air Strike (2018)

Starring: Ye Liu, Bruce Willis, Seung-heon Song, William Wai-Ting Chan
Duration: 1h 36mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama

Air Strike (Chinese: 大轰炸) also known as The Bombing or Unbreakable Spirit is a Chinese action war-drama film directed by Xiao Feng about the Japanese bombings of the Chinese city Chongqing during World War II.
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9th Company (2005)

Starring: Artur Smolyaninov, Aleksey Chadov, Konstantin Kryukov, Ivan Kokorin
Duration: 2h 19mins
Genres: Action, Drama, History

At a farewell ceremony in Krasnoyarsk, a band of young Soviet Army recruits is preparing to leave for military duty.
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Assembly (2007)

Starring: Hanyu Zhang, Chao Deng, Wenkang Yuan, Yan Tang
Duration: 2h 4mins
Genres: Action, Biography, Drama

In 1948, during the Huaihai Campaign of the Chinese Civil War, Captain Gu Zidi leads the 9th Company of the 139th Regiment of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) to capture a town controlled by the National Revolutionary Army (NRA), during which they sustain heavy casualties from intense enemy firepower.
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Pathfinders: in the Company of Strangers (2011)

Starring: Christopher Serrone, Michael Conner Humphreys, Philip De Lorenzo, Kyle Erickson
Duration: 1h 40mins
Genres: Action, Drama, History

Untold and lost history.
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City of Life and Death (2009)

Starring: Ye Liu, Wei Fan, Hideo Nakaizumi, Yuanyuan Gao
Duration: 2h 13mins
Genres: Drama, History, War

City of Life and Death is set in 1937, shortly after the beginning of the Second Sino-Japanese War.
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The Founding of a Republic (2009)

Starring: Guoqiang Tang, Guoli Zhang, Qing Xu, Jin Liu
Duration: 2h 18mins
Genres: Drama, History, War

The Founding of a Republic is a 2009 Chinese historical film commissioned by China's film regulator and made by the state-owned China Film Group (CFG) to mark the 60th anniversary of the People's Republic of China.
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Midway (1976)

Starring: Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda, James Coburn, Glenn Ford
Duration: 2h 12mins
Genres: Action, Drama, History

On April 18 1942 during the Second World War, a squadron of B-25 bombers from the USS Hornet launches a lightning raid on Tokyo.
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Men Behind the Sun 4 (1995)

Starring: Liang Zhang, Yung Pan, Shao-tien Hsiung, Wen-ting Chiang
Duration: 1h 31mins
Genres: Drama, History, War

The movie does not have a central storyline, though it follows individual members of a Chinese family during the Nanking Massacre.
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We Were Soldiers (2002)

Starring: Mel Gibson, Madeleine Stowe, Greg Kinnear, Sam Elliott
Duration: 2h 18mins
Genres: Action, Drama, History

In 1954 a French unit on patrol during the First Indochina War is ambushed by Viet Minh forces.
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15 Minutes of War (2019)

Starring: Alban Lenoir, Olga Kurylenko, Sébastien Lalanne, David Murgia
Duration: 1h 38mins
Genres: Action, Drama, History

In February 1976 in Djibouti, a school bus was taken hostage at the Somali border.
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Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)

Starring: Martin Balsam, Sô Yamamura, Jason Robards, Joseph Cotten
Duration: 2h 24mins
Genres: Action, Drama, History

In August 1939, the United States imposes a trade embargo on a belligerent Japan, severely limiting raw materials.
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Fortress of War (2010)

Starring: Aleksey Kopashov, Andrey Merzlikin, Pavel Derevyanko, Aleksandr Korshunov
Duration: 2h 18mins
Genres: Action, Drama, History

The film opens on Saturday, June 21, 1941.
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The Admiral: Roaring Currents (2014)

Starring: Min-sik Choi, Seung-ryong Ryu, Jin-woong Cho, Myung-gon Kim
Duration: 2h 8mins
Genres: Action, Drama, History

The film revolves around the titular Battle of Myeongnyang circa 1597, regarded as one of legendary Joseon admiral Yi Sun-sin's most remarkable naval victories, in which he led the only 12 ships remaining in his command to a heroic victory against an invading Japanese fleet numbering 333 vessels.
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White Vengeance (2011)

Starring: Shaofeng Feng, Leon Lai, Hanyu Zhang, Anthony Chau-Sang Wong
Duration: 2h 15mins
Genres: Action, Drama, History

White Vengeance, also known as Hong Men Yan, is a 2011 Chinese historical film directed by Daniel Lee, starring Leon Lai, Feng Shaofeng, Liu Yifei, Zhang Hanyu, Anthony Wong, Jordan Chan, Andy On, Xiu Qing and Jia Qing.
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Danger Close (2019)

Starring: Travis Fimmel, Toby Blome, Alexander England, Aaron Glenane
Duration: 1h 58mins
Genres: Action, Drama, War

The film opens with a mortar attack on the 1st Australian Task Force (1 ATF) base at Nui Dat by the Viet Cong (VC) and People's Army of Vietnam (PAVN).
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The Sea Wolves (1980)

Starring: Gregory Peck, Roger Moore, David Niven, Trevor Howard
Duration: 2h 0mins
Genres: Action, History, War

During World War II, German submarines are sinking thousands of tons of British merchant shipping.
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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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The Flowers of War (2011)

Starring: Christian Bale, Ni Ni, Xinyi Zhang, Tianyuan Huang
Duration: 2h 26mins
Genres: Drama, History, Romance

In 1937, Japan invades China, beginning the Second Sino-Japanese War.
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