Movies like Cease Fire

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Cease Fire (1985)
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Cease Fire (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Tim Murphy is a Vietnam Vet. When he loses his job he starts to relive all the pain and horror of his time in Vietnam. The stresses and strains nearly destroy his marriage and his family. Only after joining a veterans' therapy group does Tim find relief from his nightmares. With the support of his fellow vets and the love of his wife, Tim recovers. Written by Pfyre Caidmon
Plot: nightmare, support group, vietnam veteran, vietnam war
Place: vietnam, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and emotional films with plots about vietnam war, vietnam veteran, military, vietnam war veteran, war, soldier and society mostly in Drama, War and Horror genres. Some movies like Cease Fire: The Woman Inside (1981), Platoon Leader (1988), Ashes and Embers (1982), The Lady from Yesterday (1985), Tracks (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Woman Inside (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Vietnam vet decides to undergo a sex change operation in the 1970's. Canadian / American production.
Plot: vietnam veteran, shower, surgery, sexual identity, transsexual, new identity, vietnam war veteran
Place: vietnam
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Platoon Leader (1988)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: West Point graduate lieutenant Jeff Knight meets cynicism when taking command of sergeant Michael McNamara's tour veterans platoon in a Vietnamese trench camp. Unlike his predecessor, who hid till the end of his tour, Jeff takes charge, ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting
Plot: vietnam war, vietcong, infantrymen, escapades, war, adventure, heroes, soldier, military, self discovery, jungle, u.s. army ...
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Ashes and Embers (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ashes and Embers is an original screenplay by Haile Gerima, about a Vietnam veteran, who, several years after the war, is struggling to come to terms with his role in the war, and his role as a Black person in America. He survives by working odd ...
Plot: father son relationship, african american, vietnam veteran, statue, fountain, racism, church, helicopter, nightmare, old woman, garden, flashback ...
Place: washington d.c., vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Lady from Yesterday (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A man (Rogers) with a wife (Bedelia) and two daughters and a flourishing career is visited by a woman (Chen) whom he had an affair with when he was in Vietnam. Who reveals to him that they have a son and that she wants him to take him (their son).
Plot: vietnam veteran, illegitimate son, affair, past, male female relationship, father son relationship, secret, marriage
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Tracks (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A soldier returns from Vietnam on special assignment, accompanying the body of his friend by train to California for burial. During the trip, he falls in love with a gentle college student. But their relationship is shattered by his flashbacks to ...
Style: gloomy, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: soldier, train, homecoming, friendship, friends, buddies, mentally unstable, psychopath, mental illness, military, college, war ...
Place: vietnam, asia, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Journey from the Fall (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Thirteen years after the end of the Vietnam War, a family who was tragically affected by the war are forced to emigrate to America.
Style: realistic, sincere, bleak, serious
Plot: vietnam war, military, soldier, battles, re-education, refugees, anti war, post war, society, human nature, tragic hero, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: vietnam, asia, usa, california
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Word of Honor (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Prompted by a just-published book that holds ex-lieutenant Ben Tyson accountable for a hushed-up massacre committed by his platoon in a Hue hospital 18 years before, the army recalls Tyson to stand trial for murder. Tyson, confronted by an army ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Plot: vietnam war, courtroom drama, police corruption, military, soldier, life is a bitch, protagonist as suspect, crime, legal, courtroom, hospital, false accusation ...
Place: asia, vietnam
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Welcome Home (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An Air Force officer (Kris Kristofferson) returns to his father (Brian Keith), son and remarried wife (JoBeth Williams) in Vermont after 17 years in Vietnam.
Style: serious, emotional, bleak, realistic
Plot: family relations, hospital, military, soldier, confined, doctors and patients, life is a bitch, couple relations, parents and children, chaos and mayhem, power relations, military life ...
Time: 20th century
Place: vietnam, cambodia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Jacknife (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A conflict develops between a troubled Vietnam veteran and the sister he lives with when she becomes involved romantically with the army buddy who reminds him of the tragic battle they both survived.
Style: emotional, realistic, sincere, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: friendship, vietnam veteran, love and romance, siblings relations, haunted by the past, human nature, homecoming, life is a bitch, loneliness, prom, unlikely friendships, depression ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The War (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The son of a Vietnam War Veteran must deal with neighborhood bullies as well as his dad's post-traumatic stress disorder while growing up in the deep south in the 1970's.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, coming of age, bullying, vietnam veteran, war, vietnam war, self discovery, youth, family relations, friends, homecoming, society ...
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The Bad Bunch (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A white ex-GI goes to a black ghetto to deliver a letter from his buddy, a black soldier who died in Vietnam. When he arrives there he encounters hostility and trouble from all sides.
Plot: ghetto, hostility, soldier, violence
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Welcome Home, Johnny Bristol (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An American soldier manages to endure his captivity in a Vietnamese POW camp by keeping alive the memories of life in his home town. When he is finally released from the camp, and is discharged from the military, he goes back to his town - but he ...
Plot: memory, mistreatment, awol, repressed memory, army captain, war veteran, childhood memory, psychiatrist, flashback, pow, vietnam war
Place: vermont, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Captain Milkshake (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Marine on leave from Vietnam becomes involved with hippies, communes and drug-running.
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Alex of Venice (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After her stay-at-home husband leaves her, a workaholic lawyer finds that she is not completely up to the tasks of caring for her young son, ailing father and household all by herself.
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, serious
Plot: family life, family problems, eccentric family, ambition, family in crisis, disorder, life turned upside down, drugs/alcohol, family relations, breakup, single parent, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Green Dragon (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A tale about Vietnamese refugees sent to an orientation camp on the Camp Pendleton Marine Base in California, 'Green Dragon' focuses on a young boy and his sister. Set in 1975, the film chronicles the stories told to the two children by ...
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, serious, emotional ...
Plot: military, vietnam war, military base, self discovery, homecoming, anti war, human nature, military life, marines, innocence lost, soldier, friendship ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, vietnam, asia, usa
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Hail, Hero! (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hail, Hero! stars Michael Douglas in his screen debut as long-haired college student Carl Dixon. Reversing the usual procedure in late-1960s films, Dixon decides to quit school and enlist in the Army, even though he's already run afoul of the ...
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Distant Thunder (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A troubled Vietnam war vet deserts his wife and child shortly after he returns from the war. He returns after 10 years, where he's been living like an animal in the forest. He finds himself unprepared for the changes that he will have to cope ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: martial arts, homelessness, suicide, family problems, soldier, military, unfulfillment, parents and children, life is a bitch, dealing with death, hopes, reunion ...
Time: 60s, 80s, year 1969
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Summertree (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jerry, not a member of the 'protest generation' but is instead, an 'All American boy,' is drafted into the Army, just as things begin to go well for him. He decision to flee to Canada sparks off conflict with his parents, ending ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Homefront (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Vietnam veteran Archibald Wright works as a house painter. One family he paints a house for has a problem he can relate to: Elaine, a woman who hired him, left his husband J.P., also a Vietnam vet while he was in 'Nam, and J.P. became an ...
Plot: house painter, waitress, vietnam veteran, guitarist, inner city, vietnam war, commitment, alcoholic, parent child relationship, vietnam war veteran, teenage girl, girlfriend ...
Place: beverly hills, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Beyond the Call (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Russell Gates (David Strahairn) is a Vietnam vet on death row for killing a policeman. His childhood sweetheart, Pam O'Brien (Sissy Spacek), is stunned to learn this and does not believe he could commit such a crime. She writes to him much to ...
Style: realistic, serious, clever, emotional, touching ...
Plot: death row, friendship, prison, haunted by the past, crumbling marriage, love and romance, lovers reunited, family life, prison life, police arrest, prisoner, vietnam veteran ...
Time: 90s, year 1989
Place: vietnam, asia, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Veteran (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sidney J. Furie's The Veteran is a respectable straight-to-DVD movie that was headed for the "pleasant surprise" category before self-destructing with a terrible, out-of-the-blue ending.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, bleak, serious, rough ...
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, vietnam veteran, haunted by the past, innocence lost, military life, friendship, military, homecoming, vengeance, politics, captivity ...
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Saint Jack (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Compelling character study, revolving around Jack Flowers (Ben Gazzara), an American hustler trying to make his fortune in 1970s Singapore in small time pimping. He dreams of building a fortune by running a brothel himself and returning to the ...
Style: biting, realistic, serious, clever, psychological ...
Plot: brothel, pimp, prostitution, vietnam war, political corruption, state affairs, contests and competitions, crimes, gangsters, dishonesty, rise and fall, human nature ...
Time: 70s
Place: singapore, vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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My Friends Need Killing (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A traumatized Vietnam veteran goes on a killing spree, targeting the men with whom he served in the army.
Plot: proto-slasher, vietnam war, killing spree, skydiving, forced suicide, vietnam veteran, murder, revenge, nihilism, vietnam war veteran
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Purple Hearts (1984)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A Navy surgeon and a nurse fall in love while serving in Vietnam during the war. Their affection for one another provides a striking contrast to the violence of warfare.
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, captivating
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Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Three Seasons (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Vietnam, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Three Seasons wants to show individuals triumphing over adversities, recovering from traumas, looking forward to better times, as well as nostalgia for those better days before American and French and other invasions, material and ideological. It is ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, poetry, song, leprosy, culture clash, poet, human nature, urban, society, anti capitalism, writer's life, fall in love ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, asia, saigon, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Beautiful Country (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: After reuniting with his mother in Ho Chi Minh City, a family tragedy causes Binh to flee from Viet Nam to America. Landing in New York, Binh begins a road trip to Texas, where his American father is said to live.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: communism, immigrants, self discovery, society, human nature, social differences, social misfits, vietnam war, blindness, poverty, death by gunshot, delivery boy ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Regina (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The beautiful, educated and independent Regina hears from her partner Tiit that he has decided to marry a young pregnant girl. Then, she gets an inheritance - a house in a small borough. There's both a reason and an opportunity for a ...
Plot: marriage of convenience, nightmare, children, alcoholic, loneliness, love, remorse, one night stand, pregnant woman, teacher
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Resting Place (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A television movie set in Rockville, Georgia, in 1972. Major Kendall Laird, a Survival Assistance Officer, arrives in this sleepy little town with the body of Lieutenant Dwyte Johnson, a Vietnam war hero. It's Laird's job to help ...
Style: sincere, talky, serious, realistic
Plot: racism, vietnam war, parents and children, military, military life, war, interracial relations, investigation, racial injustice, dead soldier, mysterious death, death of son ...
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Place: asia, vietnam, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Daniel (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The fictionalized story of Daniel, the son of Paul and Rochelle Isaacson, who were executed as Soviet spies in the 1950s. As a graduate student in New York in the 1960s, Daniel is involved in the antiwar protest movement and contrasts his ...
Style: psychological, realistic, sincere, serious
Plot: espionage, injustice, undercover, politics, betrayal, uncover truth, state affairs, racism, legal, life is a bitch, dishonesty, fighting the system ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 60s, 1960s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%