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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: psychological, touching, uplifting, serious, realistic, disturbing
Plot: military, soldier, anti war, hospital, war, human spirit, starting over, hopes, wartime life, life turned upside down, love, army, religion, pilot, suicide, male female relationship, train, nun, suicide attempt, patient, surgery, doctor, officer, mirror, desperation ...
Time: year 1918, 1910s, post world war one
Place: france, europe, paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and touching films with plots about soldier, war, military, wartime life, anti war, death and military life mostly in Drama, War and Romance genres. Some movies like The Officer's Ward: Florence Nightingale (1985), All Quiet on the Western Front (1979), Life and Nothing But (1989), Dresden (2006), Love and Honor (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: hospital, nursing, soldier, war, military, society, idealism, reform, human spirit, wartime life, doctors and patients, heroic mission ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era, 1850s, 1840s ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: realistic, bleak, serious, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: soldier, school, military, hospital, anti war, life is a bitch, atrocity, innocence lost, leadership, military life, battles, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: germany, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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: serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: anti war, missing in action, war, obsessive quest, love and romance, wartime life, unfulfillment, romance, love affair, obsession, couples, destructive relationship ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20s, post world war one
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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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: touching, realistic, tense, captivating, serious
Plot: bombing, gory, military life, danger, military, soldier, sea disaster, survival, hospital, behind enemy lines, anti war, moral dilemma ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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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: anti war, vietnam war, love and romance, wartime life, soldier, friends, homecoming, looking for love, military, drugs/alcohol, wooing, win over ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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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: disturbing, gloomy, serious, rough, bleak ...
Plot: amputation, nurse, military hospital, wartime life, sexual relations, doctors and patients, life is a bitch, fall in love, military, gory, unlikely couple, war ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, wartime life, state affairs, political unrest, military life, moral dilemma, war, family life, basic training, hopes ...
Time: 20s, 1920s, 1950s
Place: bucharest, japan, tokyo, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, tense, emotional, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: soldier, love affair, couples, impossible love, romance, unfulfilled love, love and romance, war, woman in danger, wartime life, love, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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, realistic, thought provoking, tense, serious ...
Plot: murder, soldier, enlightenment, redemption, friendship, friends, materialism, society, introspection, starting over, coming of age, self discovery ...
Time: 1930s
Place: india, europe, himalaya, france, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, emotional, captivating, realistic
Plot: love triangle, concierge, friendship, couple relations, love and romance, war, romance, soldier, military, friends, buddies, couples ...
Time: 40s, year 1944
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 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, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: war, vietnam war, disability, hospital, military hospital, soldier, wheelchair, paraplegic, paralysis, military, innocence lost, love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: california, vietnam, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, sincere, touching, serious ...
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, military, military life, war, wartime life, life is a bitch, vietnam veteran, casualty of war, self esteem, anti war, wedding ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1968
Place: vietnam, washington d.c., usa, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: serious, psychological, disturbing, realistic
Plot: mentally unstable, mental institution, mental illness, military, soldier, obsession, wartime life, love and romance, doctors and patients, unfulfilled love, dangerous attraction, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: realistic, atmospheric, serious, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: war, soldier, love, love affair, unfulfillment, romance, love and romance, redemption, religions or cults, hopes, human spirit, village ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 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, captivating, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: christmas, singer, idealism, friendship, human spirit, soldier, holiday, war, hopes, german, french, initially antagonists ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, berlin germany, holland, glasgow scotland, brussels belgium ...
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63%
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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: disturbing, realistic, bleak, serious, psychological ...
Plot: anti war, veteran, prison life, war, life is a bitch, state affairs, writer's life, wartime life, battles, politics, prison, military ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, year 1917
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, homecoming, military, haunted by the past, war, romance, infidelity, missing person, dishonesty, wartime life, life is a bitch, honor ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1810s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.6
 639
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: realistic, serious, atmospheric, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: war, anti war, soldier, military, wartime life, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, tragic love, against humanity, artists and showbiz, military life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Joe, a young American soldier, is hit by a mortar shell on the last day of World War I. He lies in a hospital bed in a fate worse than death - a quadruple amputee who has lost his arms, legs, eyes, ears, mouth and nose. Unbeknown to his doctors, he ...
Style: thought provoking, psychological, depressing, atmospheric, melancholic ...
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56%
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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: serious, realistic, gloomy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Time to Kill (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 1936, Italian army is invading Ethiopia. Lieutenant Silvestri suffering toothache decides to reach the nearest camp hospital. But the lorry has an accident and stop near a rock, so Silvestri continues by walk. On his way he meets and rapes a ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, disturbing, suspenseful
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54%
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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
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Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
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54%
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52%
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51%
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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
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Style: realistic, serious
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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
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Style: emotional, serious, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Plot: train, fugitives, couple relations, war, against humanity, love affair, couples, love and romance, wartime life, romance, fall in love, pregnancy ...
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Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
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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: captivating, emotional, realistic, serious, romantic ...
Plot: forbidden love, nazi occupation, german soldier, love and romance, war, fall in love, military, adultery, world war two, soldier, wartime life, german officer ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1940, 18th century
Place: france, europe, germany, england, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Lighthorsemen (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 131 min.
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Style: epic, serious, realistic, disturbing, tense
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Time: 1910s, year 1917
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Leon Morin, Priest (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
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Style: realistic, touching, serious, bleak, sincere ...
Plot: clergy, self discovery, unfulfilled love, introspection, religions or cults, seduction, infatuation, church, atheist, sin, village, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Passchendaele (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Sergeant Michael Dunne fights in the 10th Battalion, AKA The "Fighting Tenth" with the 1st Canadian Division and participated in all major Canadian battles of the war, and set the record for highest number of individual bravery awards for ...
Style: rough, emotional, serious, realistic, epic
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Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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