Movies and TV shows like Bomb Girls

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Bomb Girls (2012)
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Bomb Girls (2012)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Focusing on a group of women working in a munitions plant during World War II, this ensemble drama depicts the dangers and new experiences they face.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, stylized, tense, period piece
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, wartime life, working woman, strong female presence, factory, life is a bitch, sexism, workplace, accident, society, gender, woman, gay, strong female lead, lesbian love, lgbtq, war, domestic violence, freedom, manager, bomb, veteran, lovers apart, coworker, shyness ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and gloomy films and TV series with plots about world war two, life is a bitch, wartime life, war, military, soldier and society mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Bomb Girls: Bomb Girls: Facing the Enemy (2014), Land Girls (2009), X Company (2015), Home Fires (2015), The Crimson Field (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bomb Girls: Facing the Enemy (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It is the Spring of 1943 and the Battle for the Atlantic rages as an Axis victory seems inevitable. The women of Vic Mu – Gladys, Lorna, Kate, Betty and Vera – band together in a tight bond of support and friendship.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: factory, espionage, fall in love, heroic mission, love and romance, society, workplace, life is a bitch, undercover, family relations, parents and children, workplace situations ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: europe
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Land Girls (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 225 min.
TV show
Story: The lives, loves and highs and lows of four members of the Women's Land Army working at the Hoxley Estate during World War II.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, wartime life, life is a bitch, military, family relations, strong female presence, soldier, friendship, rise and fall, love, women, bbc ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: england, europe
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100%
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X Company (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: An emotionally-driven character drama, set in the thrilling and dangerous world of WWII espionage and covert operations. It follows the stories of five highly skilled young recruits - Canadian, American and British - torn from their ordinary lives ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: world war two, espionage, heroic mission, secret agents, undercover, war, rivalry, spy, friendship, nazi, heroes, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe
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100%
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Home Fires (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a group of inspirational women in a rural Cheshire community with the shadow of World War II casting a dark cloud over their lives. As the conflict takes hold and separates the women from their husbands, fathers, sons and brothers, the ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, psychological, touching
Plot: world war two, village, female protagonist, strong female presence, wartime life, life is a bitch, society, social relations, friends, family relations, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Crimson Field (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In a tented field hospital on the coast of France, a team of doctors, nurses and women volunteers work together to heal the bodies and souls of men wounded in the trenches.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, melancholic, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war one, military hospital, nurse, army, wartime life, friendship, lifesaver, love triangle, nursing, french, german, love ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
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100%
Fortunes of War (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 407 min.
TV show
Story: Fortunes of War is a 1987 BBC television adaptation of Olivia Manning's cycle of novels Fortunes of War. It stars Kenneth Branagh as Guy Pringle, lecturer in English Literature in Bucharest during the early part of the Second World War, and ...
Style: gloomy, clever, emotional, captivating, tense ...
Plot: world war two, spy, activist, resistance, infidelity, lecturer, couples, military life, wartime life, political intrigue, couple relations, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 1940s
Place: middle east, africa, greece, europe, egypt ...
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100%
A Day in October (1991)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During the month of October 1943, the Danish resistance movement and just plain ordinary citizens joined together in staging a mass exodus by fishing boats to neutral Sweden of their Jewish countrymen, practically on the eve of the Nazi's ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: world war two, terrorism, rescue, evacuation, strong female presence, love affair, wartime life, fall in love, against the rules, war, life is a bitch, against humanity ...
Time: 1940s
Place: denmark, sweden, europe, scandinavia, eastern europe ...
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100%
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Anzac Girls (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The unique, and rarely told true stories of Australian and New Zealand nurses serving at Gallipoli and the Western Front during the First World War.
Style: captivating, realistic, emotional, serious, stylized ...
Plot: world war one, war, human spirit, love and romance, nurse, battles, military, hopes, fall in love, wartime life, tragic love, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: australia, france, egypt, greece, new zealand
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67%
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Piece of Cake (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 312 min.
TV show
Story: The lives and loves of the men of RAF Hornet Squadron who are transferred to France at the outbreak of World Wat II in September 1939. For the most part the men are competent fliers but there is little action in the first several months. The men ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, aerial combats, battles, aviation, luftwaffe, wartime, war, military, partners, heroes, soldier, friends ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Promise (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery, War
Country: UK
Duration: 356 min.
TV show
Story: A young British girl travels to Israel/Palestine, retracing the steps of her grandfather - a British soldier stationed there in the 1940s.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: jewish, israeli palestinian conflict, soldier, diary, military, military life, wartime life, life is a bitch, youth, society, occupation, political unrest ...
Time: 1940s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s
Place: israel, palestine, middle east, palestinian authority
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The Halcyon (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a bustling and glamorous five star hotel at the centre of London society and a world at war.
Style: realistic, disturbing, captivating, thought provoking, psychological
Plot: world war two, hotel, aristocracy, manager, wartime, society, bellhop, maid, chef, world war one, gay lead character, switchboard operator ...
Time: 1940s
Place: england, london
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50%
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Manhattan (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Set against the backdrop of the greatest clandestine race against time in the history of science with the mission to build the world's first atomic bomb in Los Alamos, New Mexico. Flawed scientists and their families attempt to co-exist in a ...
Style: clever, serious, captivating, realistic, melancholic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: atomic bomb, world war two, laboratory, scientist, inventions and discoveries, ambition, military, race against time, power relations, relationship vs career, workplace, unhappy wife ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, year 1944, 20th century
Place: new mexico, usa
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Island at War (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 540 min.
TV show
Story: Island at War is a British television series that tells the story of the German Occupation of the Channel Islands. It primarily focuses on three local families: the upper class Dorrs, the middle class Mahys and the working class Jonases, and four ...
Style: tense, captivating, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: world war two, occupation, wartime, island, wartime life, anti semitism, genocide, against humanity, romance, society, war, military ...
Place: europe, england
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25%
In Flanders Fields (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Belgium
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The story of the Boesman family's attempt to survive in the city of Ghent during the first world war focusing on each of the five family member's different experiences
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, touching
Plot: soldier, family life, survival, idealism, society, parents and children, life is a bitch, wartime life, military, teenage life, war, life turned upside down ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: belgium, flanders, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
World on Fire (2019)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: The story of World War II told through the intertwining fates of ordinary people from all sides of this global conflict as they grapple with the effect of the war on their everyday lives.
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspense, psychological, thought provoking
Plot: world war two, soldier, singer, musician, gay, wartime life, slice of life, german occupation, invasion, ordinary people, military, military life ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Saboteurs (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Norway, Denmark, UK, Czech Republic, Sweden
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The story about the heavy water war unfolds during the prolouge, eruption and the end of the second world war. We follow the story of the the key personnel in the race of who develops the atomic bomb first.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: world war two, chemistry, bomb, resistance, inventions and discoveries, ambition, heroic mission, military, soldier, moral dilemma, nazi, spy ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s
Place: norway, europe, germany, england, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Resistance (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It is 1944 and the D-Day invasion has failed, Germany's army have successfully invaded England and the Nazi war-machine is now heading west towards Wales. A group of women in an isolated Welsh village near the English border wake up to ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: wartime life, missing person, espionage, life is a bitch, undercover, war, world war two, alternate universe, strong female presence, horse, german soldier, woman ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945, year 1944
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Stones for the Rampart (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: To be defeated and not be - a victory. This is the motto that life is guided by three young friends: Alek, Sophy and Rudy. Scouts, high school graduates high school in Warsaw drifting ambitious plans for the future broken through September 1939. ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: world war two, war, wartime life, life is a bitch, against the odds, daring rescue, prospector, wartime, resistance fighter, nazi occupation, resistance, german occupation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Housewife, 49 (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Downtrodden wife and mother Nella's life takes an unexpected turn for the better after she joins the Women's Voluntary Service office in Barrow-in-Furness during the Second World War. However, her new-found happiness is shattered when her ...
Style: captivating, sincere, emotional, touching, serious ...
Plot: world war two, wartime life, society, love and romance, war, life is a bitch, parent grown child relationship, female protagonist, heroes, family home, unhappy marriage, volunteer ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, year 1939
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Fires on the Plain (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In the final days of World War II, occupying Japanese forces in the Philippines face resistance from the local population and the American offensive. The dwindling Japanese soldiers attempt to survive through the horrors of war.
Style: tense, psychological, realistic, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, war, survival, japanese soldier, military life, confined, escapades, isolation, rivalry, anti war, unfulfillment, losing-it hero ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: the philippines
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20%
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Spring 1941 (2007)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland, Israel
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After Germany invades Poland and the Nazis order the confinement of all local Jews in the ghetto, medical doctor Artur Planck (Joseph Fiennes) manages to flee with his family, seeking refuge at the farm of Emilia (Kelly Harrison), their former ...
Style: captivating, emotional, serious, tense, sexy ...
Plot: world war two, wartime life, love triangle, family in danger, couples, dishonesty, against humanity, couple relations, isolation, confined, love and romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: eastern europe, poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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November Moon (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: "November Moon" is a timeless and compelling love story set against the backdrop of Nazi-occupied France. On the brink of war and in the face of escalating anti-Jewish activity, November has fled her native Germany for the relative safety ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian love, world war two, lgbt, holocaust, gays and lesbians, gender, love and romance, against humanity, romance, life is a bitch, woman in danger ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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The Boat (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany, France, UK, Italy
Duration: 293 min.
TV show
Story: Life aboard a German U-Boat during World War II.
Style: bleak, gloomy, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, submarine, navy, adventure, battles, torpedo, sinking ship, nazism, military life, life is a bitch, confined, survival ...
Time: year 1941, 20th century, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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ZOS: Zone of Separation (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: ZOS: Zone of Separation is a Canadian television drama mini-series, co-executive produced by Paul Gross. It is an eight-part Canadian original drama mini-series about the life and death struggle to enforce a U.N.-brokered ceasefire in the fictional, ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, disturbing, serious, bleak ...
Plot: un, peaceful mission, military life, anti war, rivalry, society, life is a bitch, religions or cults, war, violence spree, muslim, peace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Silence (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A drama between people under unconventional circumstances. In the Second World War Finland was the only nation who brought casualties killed-in-action back to be buried at home. These actions were carried out by men and women working in assembly ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: world war two, military, wartime life, life is a bitch, heroes, war, heroism, idealism, death of son, soldier, nervous breakdown, brawl ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 20th century
Place: finland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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The Mill (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Powerful historical drama series, based on the lives of real people, telling the story of young 19th-century apprentices taking their lives into their own hands for the first time.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: working class, workplace, factory, life is a bitch, society, mechanic, social differences, parents and children, realism, family relations, workplace situations, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england
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19%
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Leningrad (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When in 1941 Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union, their troops quickly besieged Leningrad. Foreign journalists are evacuated but one of them, Kate Davies, is presumed dead and misses the plane. Alone in the city she is helped by Nina Tsvetnova a ...
Style: bleak, rough, serious, realistic, gloomy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, siege, hunger, wartime life, battles, survival, soldier, self sacrifice, female protagonist, military, heroic mission, rationing ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, 20th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Sword of Honour (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 208 min.
Story: Guy Crouchback joins the war effort during World War 2, an idealistic quest to join the forces of good in the fight against evil. But his efforts is not rewarded, he never has any chance to join any real fighting, circumstances always prevent it. ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, touching, semi autobiographical ...
Plot: world war two, military, love triangle, fighting the system, soldier, betrayal, haunted by the past, love and romance, military life, life is a bitch, society, basic training ...
Time: future, 1940s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Sleeping Voice (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Pepita travels to Madrid to be near her sister Hortensia who is pregnant and in prison. Hortensia is sentenced to death. The execution will not be carried out until after the baby is delivered. Pepita tries everything to stay the execution, but when ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, emotional, serious, political ...
Plot: spanish civil war, wartime life, life is a bitch, political unrest, fall in love, woman in danger, sister sister relationship, society, love and romance, rebellion, dishonesty, against humanity ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Love Child (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Love Child follows the lives of staff at the fictional Kings Cross Hospital and the wild streets of Darlinghurst in the 1960s. Joan Miller is a smart and sophisticated midwife who returns home from London to take a job at the Kings Cross Hospital. ...
Style: serious, touching, captivating, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, gender, workplace, love and romance, workplace situations, supportive coworker, power relations, single parent, pregnancy, doctors and patients, workplace romance, unwanted pregnancy ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969
Place: australia
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19%