Movies like The Brylcreem Boys

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The Brylcreem Boys
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1941, as part of an effort to remain strictly neutral, the Dublin government made a deal with both Berlin and London whereby any soldier, sailor or pilot captured on Irish soil, whether of German or Allied forces, would be interned for the duration of the war. What the Irish failed to tell was that they would intern everybody in the same camp. It is here that Canadian pilot Miles Keogh and German pilot Rudolph Von Stegenbeck meet after a fight in which both their planes were downed.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: soldier, love triangle, romance, village, captivity, war, military life, fall in love, confined, rivalry, love and romance, military, human spirit, anti war, village life, wartime life, hopes, watchtower, jockey, motorcycle accident, punching bag, officer, fake moustache, starting a fire, throwing a rock ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, ireland
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Zelary
Drama, Romance, War
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Piece of Cake
Drama, War
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312 min.
 8.4
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, emotional and captivating films with plots about soldier, war, romance, love and romance, world war two, wartime life and military mostly in Drama, War and Romance genres. Some movies like The Brylcreem Boys: A Year of the Quiet Sun (1984), Suite Fran?aise (2014), Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001), A Soldier's Tale (1989), Head in the Clouds (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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A Year of the Quiet Sun
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Poland, USA, West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Shortly after WWII an American soldier (Norman) and a Polish refugee (Emilia) fall in deep love. Eventually he will return to USA and both expect that she will soon follow him. Emilia's mother is sick but would recover by available medicine. ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy ...
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Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1946, year 1964
Place: europe, poland, arizona, berlin germany, warsaw poland
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Suite Fran?aise
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, Canada, Belgium, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: France, 1940. In the first days of occupation, beautiful Lucile Angellier is trapped in a stifled existence with her controlling mother-in-law as they both await news of her husband: a prisoner of war. Parisian refugees start to pour into their ...
Style: emotional, serious, romantic, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: romance, war, forbidden love, murder, soldier, nazis, wartime, love story, jews, nazi, mentor, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 18th century, year 1940
Place: france, europe, germany, england, ireland
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Captain Corelli's Mandolin
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When a Greek fisherman leaves to fight with the Greek army during WWII, his fiancee falls in love with the local Italian commander. The film is based on a novel about an Italian soldier's experiences during the Italian occupation of the Greek ...
Style: sentimental, epic, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, island, war, love, soldier, wartime, love story, german, beautiful scenery, impossible love, village, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, greece, italy, germany, albania
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A Soldier's Tale
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the days following the D-Day invasion in Normandy, France, a British platoon leader named Saul (Gabriel Byrne) and his corporal (Paul Wyett) reach an isolated farmhouse and encounter a beautiful French girl named Belle (Marianne Basler). Love ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, tense
Audience: girls' night
Plot: soldier, impossible love, romance, love affair, war, wartime life, love and romance, military, couples, unfulfilled love, military life, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, france, normandy
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Head in the Clouds
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A romantic drama set in 1930's England, Paris, and Spain. Gilda Bessé shares her Paris apartment with an Irish schoolteacher, Guy Malyon, and Mia, a refugee from Spain. As the world drifts toward war, Gilda defiantly pursues her hedonistic ...
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For the Moment
Genre: Romance, War, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This Canadian film presents and old-fashioned war time romance. It is set during 1942 in Manitoba and traces the doomed affair between a young farmer's wife (Christianne Hirt) whose husband is fighting abroad and a dashing Australian pilot ...
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Come See the Paradise
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Come See The Paradise is a deeply touching love story set against the backdrop of a dramatic and controversial period in American history, It follows the romance and eventual marriage of Jack McGurn (Dennis Quad), a hot blooded Irish American, and a ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, dramatic ...
Plot: romance, love, war, culture clash, forbidden love, immigrants, interracial romance, camp, family, hospital, marriage, death ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s, 1930s
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Zelary
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Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A nurse and her surgeon-lover are part of a resistance movement in 1940s Czechoslovakia. When they are discovered, her lover flees and she must find a place to hide. A patient whose life she saved, a man from a remote mountain village where time ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious, epic ...
Plot: small town, romance, redemption, nazi, betrayal, runaway, hospital, drinking, hopes, marriage, wartime, nazis ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
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The Land Girls
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: During World War II, the organisation "The Women's Land Army" recruited women to work on British farms while the men were off to war. Three such "land girls" of different social backgrounds - quiet Stella, young hairdresser ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, war, working class, love, couple relations, women, wartime, love story, wine, countryside, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 1940s
Place: england, europe, egypt, pearl harbor, english channel
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Strayed
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fleeing the June 1940 arrival of Hitler's army in Paris, a young war widow and her two children are rescued from dive-bombing German fighters by a cocky, reckless teenager. He finds them refuge in an abandoned house, but despite the fact that ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, suspenseful ...
Plot: love affair, parents and children, danger, refugee, older woman younger man relationship, romance, love and romance, chaos, couples, family problems, soldier, family relations ...
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Talk of Angels
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This is the story of a young Irish woman who comes to Spain to escape from the pressures she feels about her impending marriage to a political activist in Ireland. But in Spain in the 1930's, taking a job of governess in a wealthy family, she ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: self discovery, couple relations, forbidden love, romance, infidelity, love affair, love triangle, parents and children, social differences, politics, tragic love, false accusation ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: europe, ireland, spain
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In Tranzit
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
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Story: Nazi POWs suspected of heinous acts are locked up in a Soviet women's prison run by vengeful female guards. To weed out the guilty, the innocent must pay. Can supposed enemies turn into great loves? Based on a true post-World War II story, this ...
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Plot: soldier, prison, war, anti semitism, romance, captivity, genocide, holocaust, prison life, wartime life, against humanity, confined ...
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The Scarlet Tunic
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK
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Story: Passions erupt between a German hussar (Jean-Marc Barr) serving with King George III's personal cavalry and the only daughter of an English solicitor (Emma Fielding) in this period tearjerker adapted from a short story by Thomas Hardy. Longing ...
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Story: During WWII, the United States set up army bases in Great Britain as part of the war effort. Against their proper sensibilities, many of the Brits don't much like the brash Yanks, especially when it comes to the G.I.s making advances on the ...
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The Cinder Path
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Tale of a farmer's son who gets involved with two sisters, then goes to fight in the trenches in WW1.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: infidelity, love affair, romance, battle zone, love triangle, farm, war, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, soldier, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england
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System:   55%
    User:   56%
 
The Edge of Love
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The Edge of love is a love story of two feisty women and a brilliant, charismatic poet who love both women. One woman Vera Phillips who is his first love and whom he lost for ten year, while other one is his present wife Caitlin who is adventurous ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, captivating, light ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, romance, war, friendship, poet, marriage, intrigue, wartime, period piece, love, writers, relationships ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: london, england, europe, wales
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Bent
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Max is a handsome young man who, after a fateful tryst with a German soldier, is forced to run for his life. Eventually Max is placed in a concentration camp where he pretends to be Jewish because in the eyes of the Nazis, gays are the lowest form ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: holocaust, survival, gay, homosexuality, nazi, jewish, male nudity, gays and lesbians, nazis, jews, love story, death ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s, year 1944
Place: germany, europe, london, berlin germany
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    User:   60%
 
Dark Blue World
Genre: War, Drama, Action, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Germany, Denmark, Italy, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Lt. Franta Slama is a top pilot in the Czech Air Force who is assigned to train a promising young flier, Karel Vojtisek, and they soon become friends. When Nazi Germany invades Czechoslovakia in 1939, they both reject the authority of their new ...
Style: sentimental, serious, captivating, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, war, romance, culture clash, aviation, sacrifice, nazi, betrayal, prison, soldier, wartime, death ...
Time: 20th century, year 1939, 1940s
Place: england, poland, germany, europe, spain ...
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The Painting
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Heath Freeman (Tru Calling, ER) heads an all-star cast including Clifton Davis (Any Given Sunday) Ben Vereen (Roots), Stacey Dash (Renaissance Man) and Debbie Allen (Fame) in the period drama Soldier of Change, which resurrects the turmoil and ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: soldier, vietnam war, innocence lost, interracial relations, romance, war, love affair, anti war, political unrest, military life, racism, battles ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: asia, vietnam
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System:   51%
    User:   51%
 
Snow and Fire
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: While the Nazis occupied most of France, Jacques (Vincent Perez) has been active in the liberation underground. Now that the Allies have freed a significant portion of their country from German control, he and his buddy Michel (Matthieu Roze) can ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, captivating
Plot: buddies, love triangle, romance, love and romance, war, military, couples, friendship, soldier, couple relations, friends, concierge ...
Time: 40s, year 1944
Place: france, paris france
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Tears of April
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Finland, Germany, Greece
Duration: 110 min.
Story: There is civil war in Finland. Between whites vs reds. A woman soldier of reds is captured by the whites. She is ordered to be executed.
Style: epic, bleak, serious, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: soldier, island, politics, anti war, romance, genocide, military life, war, political unrest, wartime life, revolution, battles ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1918
Place: finland
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An Unforgettable Summer
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In 1925 Romania, young Marie-Therese Von Debretsy refuses the flirtatious advances of her husband's commanding officer. As a result, the cosmopolitan family is reassigned to a brutally bleak and dangerous outpost on the Bulgarian/Romanian ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, road movie, talky ...
Plot: soldier, drinking, war, redemption, communism, brutality, anti war, bollywood, culture clash, basic training, military life, finnish ...
Time: 20s, 1950s, 1920s
Place: japan, tokyo, bucharest
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Landscape After Battle
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Film opens with the mad rush of haphazard freedom as the concentration camps are liberated. Men are trying to grab food, change clothes, bury their tormentors they find alive. Then they are herded into other camps as the Allies try to devise policy ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, touching, bleak
Plot: dealing with death, concentration camp, human spirit, tragic love, romance, holocaust, against humanity, war, confined, survival, writer's life, anti war ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1945
Place: poland, warsaw poland
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Honey Sweet Love...
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A British commander falls in love with a local Sicilian girl during World War II.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: soldier, romance, battles, war, military, fall in love, village, village life, love and romance, world war two, italian woman, sicilian
Place: europe, italy, sicily, sicily italy
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System:   50%
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The Iron Triangle
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on the diary of an unknown Viet Cong soldier, this film provides a sympathetic look at a Viet Cong soldier who protected a captured American soldier whom he believed did not kill him when the American had the opportunity. Written by John ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, war, idealism, village, interracial relations, anti war, military life, political unrest, wartime life, battles, military ...
Place: asia, vietnam
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System:   50%
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Coming Home
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Drama about the Dunar and Carey-Lewis families, before during and after WW2.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, love affair, school, lovers reunited, romance, estate, love and romance, youth, couples, family relations, friendship, love triangle ...
Time: 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: england, europe, cornwall
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The Boat Is Full
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Switzerland, West Germany, Austria
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During World War II, Switzerland severely limited refugees: "Our boat is full." A train from Germany halts briefly in an isolated corner of Switzerland. Six people jump off seeking asylum: four Jews, a French child, and a German soldier. ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, captivating, disturbing
Plot: anti semitism, survival, war, genocide, holocaust, refugee, mental institution, ship, political unrest, politics, village, wartime life ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: switzerland, europe, germany, zurich switzerland
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The Last Lieutenant
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Norway
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Norwegian war drama. The old sea-captain retires, but the next day German WWII occupation of Norway begins. He then kisses his wife good-bye and is off to Army HQ. There he finds a lack of leadership and morale that offends him. They even laugh at ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, emotional, captivating
Plot: soldier, survival, war, military base, human spirit, rebelliousness, anti war, military life, political unrest, wartime life, battles, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, norway
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In the Land of Blood and Honey
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: During the Bosnian War, Danijel, a soldier fighting for the Serbs, re-encounters Ajla, a Bosnian who's now a captive in his camp he oversees. Their once promising connection has become ambiguous as their motives have changed.
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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
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Story: The first days of WWI. Adrien, a young and handsome lieutenant, is wounded by a piece of shrapnel. He will spend the entire wartime at the Val-de-Grâce Hospital, in Paris. Five long years, and his life will change forever...
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