Most Similar Movies to The Deer Hunter (1978)


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Katyn (2007), Windtalkers (2002), MASH (1970), Birdy (1984), Rules of Engagement (2000), Full Metal Jacket (1987), Platoon (1986) ... Let's take a look at the following list...

Katyn (2007)

Katyn (2007)

7.0/10 Drama, History, War

An examination of the Soviet slaughter of thousands of Polish officers and citizens in the Katyn forest in 1940.

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Windtalkers (2002)

Windtalkers (2002)

6.1/10 Action, Drama, War

Two U.S. Marines in World War II are assigned to protect Navajo Marines, who use their native language as an unbreakable radio cypher.

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MASH (1970)

MASH (1970)

7.5/10 Comedy, War, Drama

The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and high jinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war.

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Birdy (1984)

Birdy (1984)

7.3/10 Drama, War

After two friends return home from the Vietnam War one becomes mentally unstable and obsesses with becoming a bird.

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Rules of Engagement (2000)

Rules of Engagement (2000)

6.4/10 Drama, Thriller, War

An attorney defends an officer on trial for ordering his troops to fire on civilians after they stormed a U.S. embassy in a Middle Eastern country.

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Full Metal Jacket (1987)

Full Metal Jacket (1987)

8.3/10 War, Drama

A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.

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Platoon (1986)

Platoon (1986)

8.1/10 War, Drama

A young soldier in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.

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The Killing Fields (1984)

The Killing Fields (1984)

7.8/10 War, Drama, Biography, History

A journalist is trapped in Cambodia during tyrant Pol Pot's bloody 'Year Zero' cleansing campaign, which claimed the lives of two million 'undesirable' civilians.

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Gallipoli (1981)

Gallipoli (1981)

7.4/10 War, Drama, Adventure, History

Two Australian sprinters face the brutal realities of war when they are sent to fight in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey during World War I.

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The Hunting Party (2007)

The Hunting Party (2007)

6.8/10 Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War

A young journalist, a seasoned cameraman and a discredited war correspondent embark on an unauthorized mission to find the No.1 war criminal in Bosnia. However, their extremely dangerous target decides to come after them.

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Hamburger Hill (1987)

Hamburger Hill (1987)

6.7/10 Action, Drama, Thriller, War

A very realistic interpretation of one of the bloodiest battles of the Vietnam War.

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Home of the Brave (2006)

Home of the Brave (2006)

5.6/10 Action, Drama, War

Three soldiers struggle to readjust to life at home after returning home from a lengthy tour in Iraq.

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Apocalypse Now (1979)

Apocalypse Now (1979)

8.4/10 War, Drama, Mystery

A U.S. Army officer serving in Vietnam is tasked with assassinating a renegade Special Forces Colonel who sees himself as a god.

Apocalypse Now is not merely the greatest film to come out of the Vietnam experience but one of the great works about the madness of our times.

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Ivan's Childhood (1962)

Ivan's Childhood (1962)

8.1/10 War, Drama

In WW2, twelve year old Soviet orphan Ivan Bondarev works for the Soviet army as a scout behind the German lines and strikes a friendship with three sympathetic Soviet officers.

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No Man's Land (2001)

No Man's Land (2001)

7.9/10 War, Drama

Bosnia and Herzegovina during 1993 at the time of the heaviest fighting between the two warring sides. Two soldiers from opposing sides in the conflict, Nino and Ciki, become trapped in no man's land, whilst a third soldier becomes a living booby trap.

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Enemy at the Gates (2001)

Enemy at the Gates (2001)

7.6/10 Drama, History, War

A Russian and a German sniper play a game of cat-and-mouse during the Battle of Stalingrad.

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Coming Home (1978)

Coming Home (1978)

7.3/10 War, Romance, Drama

A woman whose husband is fighting in Vietnam falls in love with another man who suffered a paralyzing combat injury there.

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The Messenger (2009)

The Messenger (2009)

7.1/10 Drama, Romance, War

An American soldier struggles with an ethical dilemma when he becomes involved with a widow of a fallen officer.

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Jarhead (2005)

Jarhead (2005)

7.0/10 Action, Biography, Drama, War

A psychological study of operations desert shield and desert storm during the gulf war; through the eyes of a U.S marine sniper who struggles to cope with the possibility his girlfriend may be cheating on him back home.

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Der Rote Baron (2008)

Der Rote Baron (2008)

6.4/10 Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Romance, War

German biopic loosely based on the World War I fighter ace Manfred Von Richthofen, nicknamed the Red Baron by friend and foe alike.

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The Green Berets (1968)

The Green Berets (1968)

5.8/10 Drama, War

Col. Mike Kirby picks two teams of crack Green Berets for a mission in South Vietnam. First off is to build and control a camp that is trying to be taken by the enemy the second mission is to kidnap a North Vietnamese General.

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