20 Movies Like Monuments Men

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The Great Escape

The Great Escape
The Great Escape
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 86/100
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Runtime: 172 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 3 wins & 11 nominations total
Writer: Paul Brickhill, James Clavell, W.R. Burnett
Actors: Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough
Language: English, German, French, Russian, Spanish
Country: United States
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“The Great Escape” is a 1963 war film based on a true story, following a group of Allied prisoners of war who plan and execute a daring escape from a German POW camp during World War II. The film showcases their meticulous planning, resourcefulness, and determination to regain their freedom against all odds.

Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan
Saving Private Ryan
Internet Movie Database: 8.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 91/100
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Runtime: 169 min
Genre: Drama, War
Awards: Won 5 Oscars. 79 wins & 75 nominations total
Writer: Robert Rodat
Actors: Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore
Language: English, French, German, Czech
Country: United States
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“Saving Private Ryan” is a war film that follows a group of American soldiers during World War II as they embark on a dangerous mission to locate and bring back a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action. The movie explores the horrors of war, the bonds of brotherhood, and the sacrifices made by soldiers for the greater good.

Inglourious Basterds

Inglourious Basterds
Inglourious Basterds
Internet Movie Database: 8.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 69/100
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Runtime: 153 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 134 wins & 172 nominations total
Writer: Quentin Tarantino
Actors: Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Eli Roth
Language: English, German, French, Italian
Country: Germany, United States
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Inglourious Basterds is a Quentin Tarantino film set during World War II, following a group of Jewish-American soldiers who seek to kill and terrorize Nazi soldiers in occupied France. Their mission intertwines with a young Jewish woman’s plot for revenge against the Nazis who killed her family.

The Dirty Dozen

The Dirty Dozen
The Dirty Dozen
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 81%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 150 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 5 wins & 9 nominations total
Writer: Nunnally Johnson, Lukas Heller, E.M. Nathanson
Actors: Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, Charles Bronson
Language: English, German, French, Spanish, Latin
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“The Dirty Dozen” is a 1967 war film about a group of twelve convicts who are recruited for a dangerous mission during World War II. They are trained to become a specialized unit and sent on a mission to infiltrate a Nazi-occupied chateau and kill high-ranking German officers.

Bridge of Spies

Bridge of Spies
Bridge of Spies
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 81/100
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Runtime: 142 min
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 30 wins & 103 nominations total
Writer: Matt Charman, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Actors: Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Alan Alda
Language: English, German, Russian
Country: United States, India, Germany
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“Bridge of Spies” is a historical drama film that follows the true story of an American lawyer who is tasked with negotiating the release of a captured American pilot during the Cold War. As he navigates the complexities of international politics, he forms an unlikely alliance with a Soviet spy to achieve a high-stakes prisoner exchange.

The Guns of Navarone

The Guns of Navarone
The Guns of Navarone
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 72/100
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Runtime: 158 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 4 wins & 12 nominations total
Writer: Alistair MacLean, Carl Foreman
Actors: David Niven, Gregory Peck, Anthony Quinn
Language: English, Greek, German, Latin
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“The Guns of Navarone” is a World War II film centered around a group of Allied commandos tasked with destroying two massive German cannons on the Greek island of Navarone. As they face treacherous terrain and enemy forces, their mission becomes a race against time to prevent the guns from decimating a British naval fleet.

Valkyrie

Valkyrie
Valkyrie
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 62%
Metacritic: 56/100
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Runtime: 121 min
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Awards: 3 wins & 11 nominations
Writer: Christopher McQuarrie, Nathan Alexander
Actors: Tom Cruise, Bill Nighy, Carice van Houten
Language: English, German
Country: United States, Germany, Italy, Spain, France, Japan, United Kingdom
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The Valkyrie movie is a historical thriller based on true events, following a group of German officers who plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler during World War II in order to end the war. The film explores their daring plan, the risks they face, and the moral dilemmas they encounter in their quest to bring about change.

The Bridge on the River Kwai

The Bridge on the River Kwai
The Bridge on the River Kwai
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 87/100
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Runtime: 161 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Awards: Won 7 Oscars. 30 wins & 7 nominations total
Writer: Pierre Boulle, Carl Foreman, Michael Wilson
Actors: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins
Language: English, Japanese, Thai
Country: United Kingdom
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“The Bridge on the River Kwai” is a World War II film that follows a group of British prisoners of war who are forced to build a bridge for their Japanese captors in the jungles of Burma. The movie explores themes of honor, duty, and the clash between personal principles and the demands of war.

The Thin Red Line

The Thin Red Line
The Thin Red Line
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Metacritic: 78/100
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Runtime: 170 min
Genre: Drama, History, War
Awards: Nominated for 7 Oscars. 22 wins & 47 nominations total
Writer: James Jones, Terrence Malick
Actors: Jim Caviezel, Sean Penn, Nick Nolte
Language: English, Tok Pisin, Japanese, Greek
Country: United States
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“The Thin Red Line” is a war film that follows a group of soldiers during the Battle of Guadalcanal in World War II. It explores the psychological and emotional toll of war on the soldiers and delves into themes of nature, humanity, and the futility of war.

The Longest Day

The Longest Day
The Longest Day
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 75/100
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Runtime: 178 min
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 8 wins & 6 nominations total
Writer: Cornelius Ryan, Romain Gary, James Jones
Actors: John Wayne, Robert Ryan, Richard Burton
Language: English, German, French
Country: United States
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“The Longest Day” is a 1962 war film that depicts the events of D-Day, the Allied invasion of Normandy during World War II, from the perspectives of both the Allied and German forces. The movie follows multiple storylines and characters as they participate in the historic operation.

Fury

Fury
Fury
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 76%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 134 min
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Awards: 5 wins & 23 nominations
Writer: David Ayer
Actors: Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman
Language: English, German
Country: United States, China
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The Fury movie is about a World War II tank crew led by a hardened sergeant who must navigate through enemy territory in a heavily armored tank, facing overwhelming odds and moral dilemmas. As they push deeper into Nazi Germany, their loyalty and camaraderie are tested in the face of impossible circumstances.

Dunkirk

Dunkirk
Dunkirk
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 94/100
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Awards: Won 3 Oscars. 66 wins & 236 nominations total
Writer: Christopher Nolan
Actors: Fionn Whitehead, Barry Keoghan, Mark Rylance
Language: English, French, German
Country: United Kingdom, Netherlands, France, United States
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The Dunkirk movie is a war film directed by Christopher Nolan that depicts the evacuation of Allied soldiers from the beaches of Dunkirk, France during World War II. It follows the intense and harrowing experiences of soldiers, sailors, and civilians as they strive to survive and escape the relentless German advance.

The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game
The Imitation Game
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 114 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 49 wins & 165 nominations total
Writer: Graham Moore, Andrew Hodges
Actors: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode
Language: English, German
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“The Imitation Game is a biographical drama film that tells the story of Alan Turing, a brilliant mathematician and codebreaker, who leads a team of cryptanalysts to crack the German Enigma code during World War II. The film also explores Turing’s personal struggles with his homosexuality and the tragic consequences he faced as a result.”

Allied

Allied
Allied
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 60%
Metacritic: 60/100
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Runtime: 124 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 1 win & 10 nominations total
Writer: Steven Knight
Actors: Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard, Jared Harris
Language: English, French, German, Arabic
Country: United Kingdom, United States, China
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“Allied” is a World War II romantic thriller that follows the story of an intelligence officer and a French Resistance fighter who fall in love while on a mission in North Africa. As their relationship deepens, they face challenges of loyalty and betrayal, ultimately testing their trust and commitment to each other.

The Eagle Has Landed

The Eagle Has Landed
The Eagle Has Landed
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 67%
Metacritic: 61/100
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Runtime: 123 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Awards: N/A
Writer: Tom Mankiewicz, Jack Higgins
Actors: Michael Caine, Donald Sutherland, Robert Duvall
Language: Finnish, English, German, Polish
Country: United Kingdom
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“The Eagle Has Landed” is a 1976 war film based on the novel by Jack Higgins. Set during World War II, it tells the fictional story of a German plot to kidnap Winston Churchill in a small English town, with a German paratrooper disguised as a British soldier leading the mission.

The Train

The Train
The Train
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 80/100
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Runtime: 133 min
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 1 win & 3 nominations total
Writer: Franklin Coen, Frank Davis, Rose Valland
Actors: Burt Lancaster, Paul Scofield, Jeanne Moreau
Language: English, German
Country: France, Italy, United States
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“The Train” is a 1964 war film about a French resistance fighter who attempts to prevent the Nazis from stealing priceless artwork during World War II by sabotaging their plans to transport the stolen pieces by train.”

The Monuments Men (documentary)

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The Monuments Men is a documentary film that explores the efforts of a group of art experts and soldiers during World War II to protect and recover stolen artwork from the Nazis. It highlights their mission to preserve cultural treasures and the challenges they faced in the midst of war.

The Counterfeiters

The Counterfeiters
The Counterfeiters
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 78/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 7 wins & 10 nominations total
Writer: Adolf Burger, Stefan Ruzowitzky
Actors: Karl Markovics, August Diehl, Devid Striesow
Language: German, Russian, English, Hebrew
Country: Austria, Germany
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“The Counterfeiters” is a World War II drama based on a true story, following a group of Jewish prisoners who are forced to counterfeit money for the Nazis in a secret operation. As they struggle with their moral dilemma, they must navigate the complexities of survival and loyalty in order to stay alive.

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

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“The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas” is a movie set during World War II, following the unlikely friendship between the son of a Nazi officer and a Jewish boy in a concentration camp. The film explores the innocence and ignorance of children amidst the horrors of the Holocaust.

The Pianist

The Pianist
The Pianist
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 85/100
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Runtime: 150 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Awards: Won 3 Oscars. 57 wins & 74 nominations total
Writer: Ronald Harwood, Wladyslaw Szpilman
Actors: Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay
Language: English, German, Russian
Country: France, Poland, Germany, United Kingdom, United States
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“The Pianist” is a biographical war drama film directed by Roman Polanski. It tells the true story of Władysław Szpilman, a Polish-Jewish pianist, who survives the Holocaust in Warsaw by hiding and relying on the kindness of strangers.

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