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The Officer's Ward (2001)
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The Officer's Ward (2001)
Original name: La Chambre des Officiers
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 135 min.
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...
Style: touching, uplifting, serious, psychological, realistic, disturbing, contemplative
Plot: military, anti war, soldier, starting over, hopes, war, human spirit, wartime life, life turned upside down, hospital, religion, male female relationship, bravery, survivor, wound, love, sex, world war one, army, pilot, suicide, train, nun, suicide attempt, patient ...
Time: post world war one, year 1918, 1910s
Place: france, europe, paris france, brittany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and bleak films with plots about soldier, war, wartime life, military, anti war, love and romance and life is a bitch mostly in Drama, War and Romance genres. Some movies like The Officer's Ward: Company K (2004), Dresden (2006), All Quiet on the Western Front (1979), Gardens of Stone (1987), Flanders (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Company K (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on the popular World War I novel by author William March, director Robert Clem's COMPANY K follows a veteran of the first great conflict as he finishes a book about his wartime experiences and reflects on how a man's true character ...
Style: serious, psychological, captivating, disturbing, epic ...
Plot: anti war, veteran, wartime life, prison life, gory, military life, politics, haunted by the past, soldier, military, life is a bitch, war ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, year 1917
Place: france
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95%
 6.6
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Dresden (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 176 min.
Story: At a Dresden hospital in 1945, nurse Anna Mauth (Felicitas Woll) cares for badly injured British pilot Robert Newman (John Light), whom Anna believes to be a German deserter. As Allied forces close in, Anna grows close to Robert despite her ...
Style: tense, captivating, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: bombing, wartime life, moral dilemma, survival, military, love affair, behind enemy lines, danger, romance, fall in love, military life, war ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
All Quiet on the Western Front (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: At the start of World War I, Paul Baumer is a young German patriot, eager to fight. Indoctrinated with propaganda at school, he and his friends eagerly sign up for the army soon after graduation. But when the horrors of war soon become too much to ...
Style: sincere, bleak, realistic, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: soldier, military, school, anti war, hospital, atrocity, battles, wartime life, life is a bitch, heroes, war, leadership ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: germany, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Gardens of Stone (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A sergeant must deal with his desires to save the lives of young soldiers being sent to Vietnam. Continuously denied the chance to teach the soldiers about his experiences, he settles for trying to help the son of an old army buddy.
Style: realistic, bleak, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, military, military life, war, wartime life, life is a bitch, vietnam veteran, self esteem, casualty of war, anti war, funeral ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1968
Place: vietnam, washington d.c., usa, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 6.5
 3K
Flanders (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: André Demester secretly and painfully loves Barbe, his childhood friend, accepting from her the little that she gives him. He leaves home to be a soldier in a war in a far off land. Barbarity, camaraderie and fear turn him into a warrior. As the ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: castration, war, murder, soldier, military, battles, unfulfilled love, survival, male female relationship, best friend, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, war crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, middle east, flanders, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
An Unforgettable Summer (1994)
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, realistic, meditative, talky, melancholic ...
Plot: military, politics, soldier, moral dilemma, military life, wartime life, state affairs, political unrest, injustice, basic training, family life, anti war ...
Time: 20s, 1920s, 1950s
Place: bucharest, japan, tokyo, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
A Soldier's Tale (1989)
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: realistic, serious, tense, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: soldier, love affair, couples, unfulfilled love, impossible love, romance, war, love and romance, wartime life, woman in danger, love, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Florence Nightingale (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: This is the fact-based story of an aristocratic woman who defies Victorian society to reform hospital sanitation and to define the nursing profession as it is known today. After volunteering to travel to Scutari to care for the wounded soldiers, who ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, uplifting
Plot: nursing, soldier, hospital, hopes, society, idealism, doctors and patients, heroic mission, wartime life, war, human spirit, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1850s, victorian era, 1840s ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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The Razor's Edge (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: He had everything and wanted nothing. He learned that he had nothing and wanted everything. He saved the world and then it shattered. The path to enlightenment is as sharp and narrow as a razor's edge.
Style: touching, thought provoking, tense, clever, realistic ...
Plot: soldier, murder, enlightenment, redemption, friendship, obsessive quest, love and romance, couples, starting over, self discovery, hopes, materialism ...
Time: 1930s
Place: india, asia, france, himalaya, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Love and Honor (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a young soldier in Vietnam gets dumped by his hometown girl, he and his best friend decide to go AWOL and return to the States to win her back.
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, romantic, realistic ...
Plot: vietnam war, anti war, love and romance, homecoming, wartime life, friends, soldier, military, looking for love, drugs/alcohol, wooing, win over ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Colonel Chabert (1994)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Colonel Chabert has been severely wounded in the French-Russian Napoleonic war to the point that the medical examiner has signed his death certificate. When he regains his health and memory, he goes back to Paris, where his "widow", Anne ...
Style: sentimental, serious, harsh, talky, disturbing ...
Plot: betrayal, military, homecoming, war, romance, battles, haunted by the past, dishonesty, missing person, infidelity, life is a bitch, wartime life ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1810s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Battle Ground 625 (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Based on the long running play by Jang Jin, the story is set in Korea during the Korean War in 1950. Soldiers from both the North and South, as well as an American pilot, find themselves in a secluded and naively idealistic village, its residents ...
Style: uplifting, emotional, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: military, friendship, soldier, anti war, isolation, fish out of water, wartime life, hopes, village, culture clash, air disaster, village life ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: korea, asia, south korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Life and Nothing But (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: January, 1920. 350,000 French soldiers remain missing in action. Major Dellaplane tirelessly matches the dead and the wounded with families' descriptions. Honor and ethics drive him; he hates the idea of "the unknown soldier." Into ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: missing in action, anti war, haunted by the past, destructive relationship, battles, wartime life, obsession, romance, war, unfulfillment, love affair, tunnel ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20s, post world war one
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Leon Morin, Priest (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In World War II, the widow Barny sees the Italian soldiers arriving in occupied Saint Bernard while walking to her job. Barny lives with her daughter and works correcting tests and feels a great attraction toward her boss Sabine. When the Germans ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: clergy, self discovery, unfulfilled love, religions or cults, introspection, infatuation, seduction, church, atheist, hopes, cause and meaning, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Red Angel (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1939, Sakura Nishi is a young army nurse who is sent to the field hospitals in China during the Sino-Japanese war. She has to assist the surgeon Dr. Okabe with an incredible number of amputations. In the crowded wards, she gives sympathy to some ...
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: nurse, military hospital, amputation, wartime life, battles, anti war, chaos, military life, sexual dysfunction, gory, doctors and patients, sexual relations ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
A Year of the Quiet Sun (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Poland, Italy, 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: contemplative, atmospheric, emotional, touching, serious ...
Plot: war, soldier, american, love, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, hopes, redemption, love affair, human spirit, tragic love ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1964, year 1946
Place: poland, europe, arizona, berlin germany, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Happy Christmas (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Music, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany, UK, Belgium, Romania, Norway, Japan, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In 1914, World War I, the bloodiest war ever at that time in human history, was well under way. However on Christmas Eve, numerous sections of the Western Front called an informal, and unauthorized, truce where the various front-line soldiers of the ...
Style: uplifting, touching, emotional, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: christmas, idealism, friendship, human spirit, german, soldier, truce, war, hopes, french, battles, battle zone ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, berlin germany, brussels belgium, oslo norway, glasgow scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.3
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Coming Home (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The wife of a Marine serving in Vietnam, Sally Hyde (Jane Fonda) decides to volunteer at a local veterans hospital to occupy her time. There she meets Luke Martin (Jon Voight), a frustrated wheelchair-bound vet who has become disillusioned with the ...
Style: emotional, realistic, captivating, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: war, vietnam war, paralysis, disability, hospital, military hospital, soldier, wheelchair, paraplegic, military, innocence lost, love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, vietnam, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Beneath Hill 60 (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The true story of Australia's cat-and-mouse underground mine warfare – one of the most misunderstood, misrepresented and mystifying conflicts of WW I. It was a secret struggle BENEATH the Western Front that combined daring engineering, ...
Style: tense, emotional, realistic, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: soldier, military, war, human spirit, hopes, tunnel, danger, life is a bitch, brutality, heroes, hapless soldier, periscope ...
Time: 20th century, year 1916, 1910s
Place: europe, germany, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.4
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Pornography (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Poland, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Two intellectuals, a writer and a director, begin to play a mysterious psychological game in a peaceful countryside manor house during the Nazi occupation.
Style: emotional, serious, psychological, realistic, biting ...
Plot: soldier, countryside, social differences, losing-it hero, life is a bitch, teenage life, wartime life, haunted by the past, obsession, war, holocaust, battles ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Tears of April (2008)
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, disturbing, realistic, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: wartime life, destiny, tragic love, political unrest, military, opposites attract, rebellion, soldier, anti war, life is a bitch, state affairs, politics ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1918
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.3
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Kippur (2000)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The film takes place in 1973 during the Yom Kippur War in which Egypt and Syria launched attacks in Sinai and the Golan Heights. The story is told from the perspective of Israeli soldiers. We are led by Weinraub and his friend Ruso on a day that ...
Style: disturbing, tense, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: rescue, soldier, military life, military, life is a bitch, danger, battle zone, realism, war, anti war, war wound, helicopter ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: israel, middle east, syria, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Last Train (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two people, a Frenchman Julien Maroyeur and a Jewish German woman (Anna Kupfer) met on a train while escaping the German army entering France.
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: train, bittersweet, couple relations, wartime life, pregnancy, love affair, against humanity, romance, love and romance, fall in love, war, fugitives ...
Time: 40s, year 1940, 1940s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Suite Fran?aise (2014)
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, captivating, realistic, serious, romantic ...
Plot: forbidden love, nazi occupation, world war two, german soldier, love and romance, fall in love, war, military, adultery, soldier, french girl, wartime life ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1940, 18th century
Place: france, europe, germany, england, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Snow and Fire (1991)
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, captivating, emotional, realistic
Plot: love triangle, concierge, friendship, buddies, couple relations, friends, couples, soldier, military, love and romance, war, romance ...
Time: 40s, year 1944
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
An Indecent Obsession (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sister Honour Langtree (Wendy Hughes), is in charge of a military hospital for psychiatric patients. She however transgresses boundaries by developing a sexual attraction for a new patient.
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, psychological
Plot: obsession, couples, forbidden love, unfulfillment, love and romance, war, mental illness, military, mental institution, soldier, unfulfilled love, doctors and patients ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 695
War Requiem (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A film with no spoken dialogue, just follows the music and lyrics of Benjamin Britten's "War Requiem, which include WWI soldier poet Wilfred Owen's poems reflecting the war's horrors. It shows the story of an Englishman soldier ...
Style: emotional, thought provoking, bleak, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: war, soldier, military, anti war, against humanity, homecoming, tragic love, military life, archive footage, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, life is a bitch ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Rosenstrasse (2003)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 136 min.
Story: When Ruth's husband dies in New York, in 2000, she imposes strict Jewish mourning, which puzzles her children. A stranger comes to the house - Ruth's cousin - with a picture of Ruth, age 8, in Berlin, with a woman the cousin says helped ...
Style: uplifting, emotional, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, nazi germany, anti semitism, human spirit, life is a bitch, wartime life, couple relations, society, hopes, strong female character, jewish, courage ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1943
Place: germany, usa, europe, new york, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Land Girls (1998)
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, sincere, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: countryside, friendship, war, romance, working class, couples, hopes, love and romance, fall in love, society, soldier, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: england, europe, egypt, pearl harbor, english channel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Elusive Corporal (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story serves as a companion piece to Renoir's 1937 film, Grand Illusion, once more bringing together men from across the broad social spectrum of French society to depict one man's Sisyphean efforts to escape captivity in a German POW ...
Style: contemplative, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: military life, military, soldier, danger, survival, social differences, partners, prison life, buddies, dentist, society, anti war ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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