10 best movies like Enemy at the Gates (2001)

Movies similar to Enemy at the Gates (2001): Stalingrad, USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, Fury, Battle for Sevastopol, American Sniper, The Water Horse, Letters from Iwo Jima, Cross of Iron, Sniper.

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Stalingrad (2013)
Mark6.4 (imdb: 5.6)
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryRussia
Duration02:15
CharactersSoldier, Military
PlotWar, Love
PlaceRussia, USSR
StyleFascinating

Drama set in 1942, during one of the most important battles of World War II, which stopped the progress of Nazi forces and turned the tide of war in favor of the Allies. The Soviet army mounts a counter-attack on the Nazi forces that occupy half of Stalingrad on the other side of the Volga, but the operation to cross the river is unsuccessful. A few soldiers who managed to get to the other side take refuge in a house on the bank of Volga. Here they find a girl who didn’t escape when the Germans came. While the whole might of the German army descends onto them, the heroes of Stalingrad experience love, loss, joy and the sense of ultimate freedom that can only be felt by those about to die. They defend the house at all costs while the Red Army prepares for another attack.

USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage (2016)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5.2)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration03:44
CharactersMilitary
PlotWar, Rivalry, Survival
PlaceSea

The harrowing true story of the crew of the USS Indianapolis, who were stranded in the Philippine Sea for five days after delivering the atomic weapons that would eventually end WWII. As they awaited rescue, they endured extreme thirst, hunger, and relentless shark attacks.

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.2)
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Russia
Duration01:45
CharactersSpecial agents

Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.

Fury (2014)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.6)
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryUSA, China, United Kingdom
Duration02:14
CharactersTankman, Military, Soldier, Heroes
PlotWar, Tanks

Last months of World War II in April 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theater, a battle-hardened U.S. Army sergeant in the 2nd Armored Division named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank called "Fury" and its five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Outnumbered and outgunned, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany.

Battle for Sevastopol (2015)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.1)
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, military
CountryRussia, Ukraine
Duration02:17
CharactersSnipers
PlotWar
PlaceUSSR, Ukraine

The breakout of the war shatters the world of a young student, Lyudmila Pavlichenko, forcing her to enlist in the army in 1941. The maiden turns out to be a natural-born sniper, her impressive skill and prowess make her stand out among men and women alike. Seeing Pavlichenko as a tangible threat, the German High Command gives orders to eliminate the girl whatever the cost. In the meanwhile, Lyudmila meets a man and falls in love. War fades into the background... Soon, however, another misfortune befalls Lyudmila leaving the man she loves on the brink of death and herself seriously wounded. The girl is pulled out of combat and later goes to the United States with a publicity visit. Eleanor Roosevelt welcomes Lyudmila in the White House and the two women soon become close. It won't be long before Pavlichenko stands before an audience in Chicago pressing for a second front. Will her words have the capacity to change the course of war?

American Sniper (2014)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.3)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:12
CharactersSnipers, Soldier, Military
PlotWar

U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle takes his sole mission—protect his comrades—to heart and becomes one of the most lethal snipers in American history. His pinpoint accuracy not only saves countless lives but also makes him a prime target of insurgents. Despite grave danger and his struggle to be a good husband and father to his family back in the States, Kyle serves four tours of duty in Iraq. However, when he finally returns home, he finds that he cannot leave the war behind.

The Water Horse (2007)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryNew Zealand, United Kingdom, Australia
Duration01:52
CharactersDinosaurs
PlotAdventure
PlaceScotland

A lonely boy discovers a mysterious egg that hatches a sea creature of Scottish legend.

Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)
Mark9.8 (imdb: 7.9)
Genredrama, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:21
CharactersMilitary
PlotWar, Survival
PlaceJungle

The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.

Cross of Iron (1977)
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom, West Germany
Duration02:12
CharactersSoldier, Military
PlaceRussia

It is 1943, and the German army, ravaged and demoralised, are hastily retreating from the Russian front. In the midst of all this madness, conflict brews between the aristocratic yet ultimately pusillanimous Captain Stransky and the courageous Corporal Steiner. Stransky is the only man who believes that the Third Reich are still vastly superior to the Russian army; however within his pompous persona lies a quivering coward who longs for the Iron Cross so that he can return to Berlin a hero. Steiner, on the other hand is cynical, defiantly non-conformist and more concerned with the safety of his own men rather than the horde of military decorations offered to him by his superiors. Steiner's lack of respect results in a growing animosity between the two...

Sniper (1993)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.1)
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Peru
Duration01:38
CharactersSnipers

Tough guy Thomas Beckett is an US soldier working in the Panamanian jungle. His job is to seek out rebels and remove them using his sniper skills. Beckett is notorious for losing his partners on such missions. This time he's accompanied by crack marksman Richard Miller.

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Stalingrad (1993)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.5)
Genredrama, military
CountryGermany
Duration02:14
CharactersSoldier
TimeWorld War II

"Stalingrad" follows the progress of a German Platoon through the brutal fighting of the Battle of Stalingrad. After having half their number wiped out and after being placed under the command of a sadistic Captain, the Lieutenant of the platoon leads his men to desert. The men of the platoon attempt to escape from the city which is now surrounded by the Soviet Army.

Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 8.6)
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:49
CharactersSoldier, Friends, Military, Warriors
PlotWar, Tanks, Death
PlaceFrance
StyleFascinating

As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.

Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.1)
Genredrama, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:15
PlotWar

There were five Marines and one Navy Corpsman photographed raising the U.S. flag on Mt. Suribachi by Joe Rosenthal on February 23, 1945. This is the story of three of the six surviving servicemen – John 'Doc' Bradley, Pvt. Rene Gagnon and Pvt. Ira Hayes, who fought in the battle to take Iwo Jima from the Japanese.

Pearl Harbor (2001)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration03:03
CharactersMilitary, Pilots, Soldier
PlotWar, Survival, Love triangle
PlaceAircraft, Japan, USA, England
TimeWorld War II
StyleLong

The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with beautiful Naval nurse Evelyn Johnson. But the rivalry between the friends-turned-foes is immediately put on hold when they find themselves at the center of Japan's devastating attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.

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