10 best movies like Overlord (2018)

Movies similar to Overlord (2018): Hacksaw Ridge, Dunkirk, The House, The Siege of Jadotville, Spirits' Homecoming, Hardcore Henry, Underworld: Blood Wars, A Perfect Day, Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, Anthropoid.

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Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.1)
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration02:29
CharactersTeens, Friends, Military
PlotOn real events, War
StylePatriotic, Inspirational, Touching, To cry

WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor.

Dunkirk (2017)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 7.9)
Genredrama, military, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Netherlands, France
Duration02:27
CharactersSoldier, Lifeguards, Friends, Military
PlotWar, Death, Survival
PlaceEngland, Ships, Sea
StyleBest soundtracks, Tense, Disturbing

The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.

The House (2016)
Mark8 (imdb: 4.5)
Genrethriller
CountryNorway
Duration01:15
CharactersDemons, Soldier, Military
PlotWar, Supernatural
StyleDisturbing

Two German soldiers has taken a Norwegian soldier as prisoner, during one of the cold Scandianvian winter nights during WW2. They are thankful that they find a lonely house out in the wilderness, but the houses aren't that cozy after all.

The Siege of Jadotville (2016)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military
CountryRepublic of Ireland, South Africa
Duration02:07
CharactersSoldier, Military
PlotWar, Political, Power, Freedom
PlaceAfrica
StyleTense

Irish Commandant Pat Quinlan leads a stand off with troops against French and Belgian Mercenaries in the Congo during in the early 1960s.

Spirits' Homecoming (2016)
Genredrama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:10
CharactersParents, Friends, Soldier, Military, Mothers
PlotLove, War
PlaceJapan, Korea

Two Korean girls, Jung-Min (14) and Young-hee (15) are kidnapped by the Japanese Imperial Army and taken to a 'Comfort Station' in China. There, they join other kidnapped girls in serving Japanese soldiers as sexual slaves known as 'Comfort Women'. Decades later, an elderly lady attempts to reunite with the spirit of her lost friend. Inspired by the testimony of Kang Il-chul.

Hardcore Henry (2016)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrefantastic, action
CountryRussia, USA
Duration02:30
CharactersScientists, Soldier
PlotGenetic experiments, Mystery, Telekinesis, Love, Fight, Lost memory, Chase, Cheating, Pursuit, Skirmishes, Survival
PlaceRussia, Forest, Moscow, Office, Laboratory
TimeFuture
StyleFirst person, Exciting

Henry, a newly resurrected cyborg who must save his wife/creator from the clutches of a psychotic tyrant with telekinetic powers, AKAN, and his army of mercenaries. Fighting alongside Henry is Jimmy, who is Henry's only hope to make it through the day. Hardcore takes place over the course of one day, in Moscow, Russia.

Underworld: Blood Wars (2016)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrehorror, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:51
CharactersVampire, Werewolf
PlotMartial Arts
StyleGothic

Vampire death dealer Selene fends off brutal attacks from both the Lycan clan and the Vampire faction that betrayed her. With her only allies, David and his father Thomas, she must stop the eternal war between Lycans and Vampires, even if it means she has to make the ultimate sacrifice.

A Perfect Day (2015)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama, military
CountrySpain
Duration01:50
CharactersDogs, Soldier, Military
PlotWar, Money, Travel
PlaceVillage

Somewhere in the Balkans, 1995. A team of aid workers must solve an apparently simple problem in an almost completely pacified territory that has been devastated by a cruel war, but some of the local inhabitants, the retreating combatants, the UN forces, many cows and an absurd bureaucracy will not cease to put obstacles in their way.

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2016)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genredrama, military
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, China
Duration02:11
CharactersSoldier, Military
PlotWar
PlaceUSA

19-year-old Billy Lynn is brought home for a victory tour after a harrowing Iraq battle. Through flashbacks the film shows what really happened to his squad - contrasting the realities of war with America's perceptions.

Anthropoid (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrethriller, military, biography, history
CountryCzech Republic, United Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:24
CharactersSoldier, Military
PlotLove

In December 1941, Czech soldier Jozef Gabčík and Jan Kubiš parachute into their occupied homeland to assassinate Nazi officer Reinhard Heydrich

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The Man with the Iron Heart (2017)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, military, biography
CountryUSA, France, United Kingdom, Belgium
Duration02:07
CharactersSoldier
PlotWar, Fear, Dancing
PlaceGermany

With the Third Reich is at his peak in 1942, the Czech resistance in London plans the most ambitious military operation of WWII – Anthropoid. Two young recruits are sent to Prague to assassinate the most ruthless Nazi leader – Reinhardt Heydrich – head of the SS, the Gestapo and the architect of the Final Solution.

Kong: Skull Island (2017)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Vietnam, China
Duration02:17
CharactersMonkeys, Monsters
PlotSurvival, Death
PlaceIslands

Explore the mysterious and dangerous home of the king of the apes as a team of explorers ventures deep inside the treacherous, primordial island.

12 Strong (2018)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:34
CharactersHorses, Soldier, Terrorists, Military
PlotWar, Survival, Weapon
PlaceMountains

A team of CIA agents and special forces head into Afghanistan in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks in an attempt to dismantle the Taliban.

Kesari (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, drama
Duration03:05
CharactersSoldier, Kings, Military
PlotWar
PlaceIndia

In 1897, an army of 21 Sikhs battles 10,000 Afghans to prevent the Saragarhi Fort from being taken down.

Midway (2019)
CharactersSoldier, Military
PlotWar, Revenge, Sea battles
PlaceSea, Japan, USA
TimeWorld War II

The story of the soldiers and aviators who helped turn the tide of the Second World War during the iconic Battle of Midway in June 1942.

The Catcher Was a Spy (2018)
Mark5.2 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrethriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
CharactersScouts, Scientists, CIA, Spy, Gay, Jews
PlotWar
PlaceItaly
TimeWorld War II

Major league baseball player, Moe Berg, lives a double life working for the Office of Strategic Services.

Anna's War (2018)
Mark4.2 (imdb: 7)
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:27
PlotWar, Survival
TimeWorld War II
StyleDepressive, Gloomy, Disturbing, Makes me think

The entire family of a 6-year-old Anna dies in the mass coordinated execution of Jews. The mother covers up Anna with her own body, and the girl miraculously survives. For the next few hundred days Anna hides in the disused chimney at the Nazi Commandant's office. From her shelter she watches as life passes her by until the village is liberated from the Nazi. In these inhuman conditions Anna not only survives but keeps her humanity. Many factors help her: memories from the life swept away by war, the cultural foundations laid by the parents and a friend who saves her from loneliness.

The Battalion (2015)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.5)
Genredrama, military, history
CountryRussia
Duration02:09
CharactersSoldier, Military
PlotLove, War, Death
PlaceRussia

Russia, 1917, WWI. This is the story of the 1st Russian Women's Battalion of Death, formed as part of an ill-conceived propaganda ploy by the Russian Provisional Government in late May of 1917.

Call Sign "Banderas" (2018)
Mark4 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrethriller, drama, military
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlaceUkraine

In the autumn of 2014, in the ATO zone, an intelligence group headed by experienced captain Anton Sayenko (called by nickname "Banderas") tries to prevent sabotage and neutralize the Russian saboteur.

The Photographer of Mauthausen (2018)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrethriller, drama, military, biography, history
Duration01:21
CharactersPhotographers
PlotOn real events, War
PlaceConcentration camp
TimeWorld War II
StyleDisturbing, Heavy

Spanish photographer Francesc Boix, imprisoned in the Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp, works in the SS Photographic Service. Between 1943 and 1945, he hides, with the help of other prisoners, thousands of negatives, with the purpose of showing the freed world the atrocities committed by the Nazis, exhaustively documented. He will be a key witness during the Nuremberg Trials.

They Shall Not Grow Old (2018)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 8.3)
Genredocumentary, military, history
Duration02:30
CharactersSoldier
PlotOn real events, War

A documentary about World War I with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of Armistice Day, and the end of the war.

Chosen (2016)
Genredrama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersLawyers, Jews, Military, Soldier
PlotLove, Death, Hatred, War, Political
PlaceHospitals
StyleAction, Disturbing, Depressive

An unassuming young lawyer leads a fight against the Nazis near the end of the Second World War.

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.

Road to Berlin (2015)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.3)
Genredrama, military
CountryRussia
Duration01:31
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlotWar
StyleExciting, Heavy, For men

A story about two young men during the last days of WWII.

Lone Survivor (2013)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.5)
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersSpecial Forces, Soldier, Military
PlotSkirmishes, Survival, War

Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level al-Qaeda operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy ambush. As they confront unthinkable odds, the SEALs must find reserves of strength and resilience to fight to the finish.

Zombieland (2013)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrehorror, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration00:28
CharactersZombie, Friends
PlotApocalypse, Adventure, War, Survival
TimeFuture

Four survivors are killin' zombies and searching for a place to call home.

The Seasoning House (2012)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:30
CharactersFamily, Orphans, Military, Mothers
PlotWar, Revenge
StyleHeavy

The Seasoning House - where young girls are prostituted to the military. An orphaned deaf mute is enslaved to care for them. She moves between the walls and crawlspaces, planning her escape. Planning her ingenious and brutal revenge.

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersVampire, Soldier, Presidential
PlotWar
StyleExciting, Gothic

President Lincoln's mother is killed by a supernatural creature, which fuels his passion to crush vampires and their slave-owning helpers.

Fortress (2012)
Markimdb: 5
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersSoldier, Military, Heroes
PlotWar
PlaceAircraft
StyleExciting

When the commander of the crew of a B-17 Flying Fortress bomber is killed in action in a raid over Sicily in 1943, his replacement, a young, naive pilot struggles to be accepted by the plane's already tight-knit Irish American crew.

Saints and Soldiers: Airborne Creed (2012)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 5.7)
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersSoldier, Military, Heroes
PlotWar
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, For men

A group of American GIs work their way through war-torn France during the final days of the Second World War.

Birdsong (2012)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.4)
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:46
CharactersSoldier, Military
PlotWar
PlaceFrance

As an English soldier fights in the horrific trenches of northern France, he is haunted by the memories of his forbidden love affair with a French woman.

Underworld: Awakening (2012)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrehorror, action, fantasy
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
CharactersVampire, Werewolf
PlotSupernatural, Survival
StyleGothic

After being held in a coma-like state for fifteen years, vampire Selene learns that she has a fourteen-year-old vampire/Lycan hybrid daughter named Nissa, and when she finds her, they must stop BioCom from creating super Lycans that will kill them all.

The Patrol (2013)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genredrama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom, Morocco
Duration01:23
CharactersSoldier, Military
PlotWar, Survival
PlaceDeserts
StyleAction, Depressive

Afghanistan, 2006, Helmand Province becomes one of the most dangerous places on Earth as the British Army is deployed into the Taliban heartland. The Operation, Herrick, became synonymous with the struggle as British troops fought a losing battle against this unseen enemy.

Beyond the Game (2014)
Mark9.8
Genreaction, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:33
CharactersSoldier, Military
PlotWar
PlaceUSA

The plot is unknown at this time.

War Pigs (2015)
Mark8 (imdb: 4.2)
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:03
CharactersSoldier, Heroes, Military
PlotWar
StyleDisturbing, Heavy

A rag tag unit of misfits known as the War Pigs must go behind enemy lines to exterminate Nazis by any means necessary.

Boys of Abu Ghraib (2014)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlotWar
PlacePrison
StyleMakes me think

An American soldier deployed at Abu Ghraib finds himself behind the walls of the infamous Hard Site, where he develops a secret friendship with an Iraqi detainee.

The Imitation Game (2014)
Mark9 (imdb: 8)
Genrethriller, drama, military, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:54
CharactersMathematicians, Inventors, Geniuses
PlotWar
PlaceEngland
TimeWorld War II

Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.

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.

Fort Bliss (2014)
Mark4 (imdb: 6.4)
Genredrama, military
CountryTurkey, USA
Duration01:56
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlotWar
StyleSoulful, Touching

After returning home from an extended tour in Afghanistan, a decorated U.S. Army medic and single mother struggles to rebuild her relationship with her young son.

Kajaki (2014)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, military
CountryUnited Kingdom, Jordan
Duration01:48
CharactersSoldier, Military
PlotWar
PlaceDeserts
StyleDepressive

British soldiers guarding the Kajaki Dam set out to rescue a three-man team after one of them loses a leg to a landmine.

Catch-22 (2019)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, military
Duration01:43
CharactersSoldier, Pilots
PlotWar
PlaceAircraft
TimeWorld War II
StyleExciting, Makes me think, Fascinating

Pianosa Island, Italy, World War II. Bombardier John Yossarian tries to fulfill his duty, maintain sanity and return home as soon as possible, but incompetence and bureaucracy constantly stand in his way.

The Balkan Line (2019)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, drama
Duration02:31
CharactersSoldier
PlotWar
StylePatriotic

1999, Serbia is bombed and Kosovo region is left for plunder by bandits under command of Albanian warlord, Smuk. The removal of the human organs take place within the territories bandits have taken, the robberies, mass assassinations and genocide. Russian intelligence officer Bek Ethoev and former paratrooper turned mercenary Andrey Shatalov head a small detachment tasked with the dangerous mission to stop the terrorism, recapture the airfield used by the bandits and rescue Shatalov's love interest Yasna, who was captured to be harvested for organs, like the rest of the Serbian prisoners.

Leaving Afghanistan (2019)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 5.7)
Genreaction, drama, military, history
Duration02:06
CharactersSoldier
PlotWar

1988-1989. The end of the Soviet-Afghan war. The USSR begins its withdrawal from Afghanistan. Soviet General Vasiliev's son - a pilot named Alexander gets kidnapped by the mujahideen after his airplane crashes. As a result the 108th motorized infantry division's long awaited return home gets put on hold for one last mission: bring the General's son back. Based on true events the previously untold story of the courageous and tragic withdrawal campaign (through the Salang pass) reveals the danger the horror and the complexity of human nature during wartime.

The Great Battle (2018)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 6.9)
Genreaction, military, history
Duration01:34
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlotWar
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Action

Kingdom of Goguryeo, ancient Korea, 645. The ruthless Emperor Taizong of Tang invades the country and leads his armies towards the capital, achieving one victory after another, but on his way is the stronghold of Ansi, protected by General Yang Man-chu, who will do everything possible to stop the invasion, even if his troops are outnumbered by thousands of enemies.

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.

Operation Red Sea (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genreaction
CountryHong Kong, China
Duration01:36
CharactersSoldier, Lifeguards
PlotWar

The film is loosely based on the evacuation of the 225 foreign nationals and almost 600 Chinese citizens from Yemen's southern port of Aden during the 2015 Yemeni Civil War.

Godzilla (2014)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration02:03
CharactersMonsters, Military, Giants, Dinosaurs
PlotApocalypse, War, Weapon
PlaceUSA

Ford Brody, a Navy bomb expert, has just reunited with his family in San Francisco when he is forced to go to Japan to help his estranged father, Joe. Soon, both men are swept up in an escalating crisis when Godzilla, King of the Monsters, arises from the sea to combat malevolent adversaries that threaten the survival of humanity. The creatures leave colossal destruction in their wake, as they make their way toward their final battleground: San Francisco.

Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:53
CharactersAliens, Military, Journalists, Friends, Warriors
PlotTime travel, Alien invasion, War
PlaceLondon
TimeFuture
StylePopular, Exciting

Major Bill Cage is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously demoted and dropped into combat. Cage is killed within minutes, managing to take an alpha alien down with him. He awakens back at the beginning of the same day and is forced to fight and die again... and again - as physical contact with the alien has thrown him into a time loop.

Tanks For Stalin (2018)
Mark6 (imdb: 4.8)
Genreadventure, military, history
CountryRussia
Duration02:00
CharactersSoldier, Tankman
PlotTanks, War, Adventure
PlaceUSSR
TimeWorld War II
StylePatriotic, Disturbing, Exciting, Action, For men

A prototype of a new cutting edge tank is being taken on a secret mission to Moscow, to Comrade Stalin. Soon the cross-country run turns into a ruthless race. Followed by Nazis, the tanks' team defeats their pursuers and proves the great ability and vast superiority of the machine that is about to become a legendary T-34.

Sobibor (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.3)
Genredrama, military
CountryRussia
Duration01:51
PlotWar, Uprising
PlaceConcentration camp, Russia
TimeWorld War II

Based on the true story, international historical project “Sobibor” is dedicated to the heroism of the Soviet o cer Alexander Pechersky. During the great Patriotic war, being in a Nazi concentration camp Sobibor he managed to do the impossible — for only three weeks to organize a revolt and mass escape of the prisoners. Part of the escapees were caught and shot, and the rest led by Pechersky managed to escape and joined the partisans.

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