Movies like Good Morning, Vietnam

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Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
 7.3
 140K
Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Radio funny man Adrian Cronauer is sent to Vietnam to bring a little comedy back into the lives of the soldiers. After setting up shop, Cronauer delights the G.I.s but shocks his superior officer, Sergeant Major Dickerson, with his irreverent take on the war. While Dickerson attempts to censor Cronauer's broadcasts, Cronauer pursues a relationship with a Vietnamese girl named Trinh, who shows him the horrors of war first-hand.
Style: funny, feel good, sentimental, sincere, humorous, realistic, parody, clever, touching, political ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vietnam war, radio, radio dj, military, violence, satire, anti war, death, war, rebellion, friendship, beer, brother sister relationship, bicycle, english teacher, teaching, identical twins, catastrophe, civil war, politics, betrayal, tragedy, justice, destiny, wartime ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, iraq, saigon, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, dramatic and intense films with plots about war, vietnam war, military, soldier, culture clash, brutality and anti war mostly in Drama, War and Comedy genres. Some movies like Good Morning, Vietnam: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016), Jarhead (2005), The Boys in Company C (1978), Gardens of Stone (1987), Bat*21 (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 2002, cable news producer Kim Barker decides to shake up her routine by taking a daring new assignment in Kabul, Afghanistan. Dislodged from her comfortable American lifestyle, Barker finds herself in the middle of an out-of-control war zone. ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, melancholic, social ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: war, journalism, journalist, mentor, soldier, rescue, survival, kidnapping, rescue mission, battles, disguise, terrorism ...
Time: 21st century, year 2006, year 2004, year 2005, year 2003 ...
Place: middle east, afghanistan, iraq, new york, glasgow scotland ...
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Jarhead (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Jarhead is a film about a US Marine Anthony Swofford’s experience in the Gulf War. After putting up with an arduous boot camp, Swafford and his unit are sent to the Persian Gulf where they are eager to fight, but are forced to stay back from the ...
Style: realistic, brutal, factual, emotional, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gulf war, war, anti war, marines, iraq war, u.s. military, american soldier, military, boot camp, sniper, desert, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1991, year 1989, year 1990 ...
Place: iraq, middle east, saudi arabia, vietnam, california ...
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The Boys in Company C (1978)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Disheartened by futile combat, appalled by the corruption of their South Vietnamese ally, and constantly endangered by the incompetence of their own company commander, the young men find a possible way out of the war. They are told that if they ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, war, football, friendship, military, basic training, soccer, army, military life, chaos and mayhem, wartime life, innocence lost ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, intense, harsh, bleak, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, war, soldier, casualty of war, politics, justice, military life, civil war, wartime, life is a bitch, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1968
Place: washington d.c., vietnam, iraq, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Bat*21 (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lt. Col. Iceal "Ham" Hambleton is a weapons countermeasures expert and when his aircraft is shot over enemy territory the Air Force very much wants to get him back. Hambleton knows the area he's in is going to be carpet-bombed but a ...
Style: realistic, suspense, harsh, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, survival, military, jungle, golf, rescue, war, adventure, against the odds, battles, daring rescue, soldier ...
Place: vietnam, iraq, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
A Bright Shining Lie (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Something in his past keeps career Army man John Paul Vann from advancing past colonel. He views being sent to Vietnam as part of the US military advisory force a stepping stone to promotion. However, he disagrees vocally (and on the record) with ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: vietnam war, vietcong, military, soldier, adultery, corruption, patriotism, peasant, ambassador, womanizer, warrior, helicopter ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, saigon, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.9
 37K
Private Parts (1997)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The auto-biographical story of Howard Stern, the radio-rebel who is now also a TV-personality, an author and a movie star.
Style: humorous, funny, semi serious, witty, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: anti conformity, radio, sorority, satire, female nudity, ambition, lifestyle, rebelliousness, workplace, sexual innuendo, adultery, lesbianism ...
Time: year 1981, year 1979, 70s, 80s, 90s ...
Place: washington d.c., new york, usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
More American Graffiti (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: College graduates deal with Vietnam and other issues of the late '60s.
Style: sexy, visually appealing, unusual plot structure, satirical, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: vietnam war, marijuana, hippie, cheerleading, drag racing, bittersweet, coming of age, car, driving, teenager, gang, stripper ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1966, year 1964, year 1967 ...
Place: san francisco, vietnam, california, usa, hawaii
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Go Tell the Spartans (1978)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Go Tell the Spartans is a 1978 American war film based on Daniel Ford's 1967 novel "Incident at Muc Wa." It tells the story about U.S. Army military advisers during the early part of the Vietnam War. Led my Major Asa Barker, these ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: vietnam war, war, military life, battles, military, haunted by the past, hopes, soldier, idealism, political unrest, mercenary, death of protagonist ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, year 1964
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.8
 2K
84C MoPic (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cameraman embedded with a reconnaissance patrol charts their mission across territory controlled by the Vietnamese. An impressively naturalistic Vietnam film. Impressive performance by unknown actors in this low-budget Vietnam drama. The story is ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, survival, escapades, against the odds, anti war, military, battles, heroic mission, military life, found footage, jungle, soldier ...
Time: 60s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Casualties of War (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: During the Vietnam War, a soldier finds himself the outsider of his own squad when they unnecessarily kidnap a female villager. Based on the actual events of an incident on Hill 192 in November, 1966.
Style: rough, disturbing, emotional, realistic, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vietnam war, pow, war crime, military, soldier, rape, justice, murder, sexual abuse, war, crimes, atrocity ...
Time: 20th century, year 1966, 60s, year 1974, 70s
Place: vietnam, asia, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.4
 73K
MASH (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and high jinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war.
Style: humorous, talky, witty, funny, satirical ...
Plot: military, nurse, satire, anti war, korean war, surgeon, camp, dark humor, medical, surgery, humiliation, sexism ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 20th century, year 1951
Place: korea, vietnam, north korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 6K
For the Boys (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, War
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: With the help of the singer and dancer Dixie Leonhard US-Entertainer Eddie Sparks wants to bring some fun to the soldiers during World War II. Becoming a perfect team they tour from North Africa to the Pacific to act for "the boys". Later ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, touching, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: world war two, vietnam war, women, music, friendship, multiple storylines, sisters, stereotypes, interracial romance, life philosophy, corruption, anti war ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, middle east, europe, korea, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Full Metal Jacket (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.
Style: disturbing, suspense, bleak, rough, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, war, soldier, boot camp, sniper, suicide, military life, anti war, violence, u.s. marine, infantry ...
Time: year 1968, year 1967, 60s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, asia, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Heaven & Earth (1993)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Le Ly lives in a small Vietnamese village whose serenity is shattered when war breaks out. Caught between the Viet Cong and the South Vietnamese army, the village is all but destroyed. After being both brutalized and raped, Le Ly resolves to flee. ...
Style: realistic, psychological, emotional, intense, bleak ...
Plot: vietnam war, survival, war crime, interracial relations, redemption, village, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, crumbling marriage, opposites attract, culture clash, rape ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam, california, iraq, asia, saigon
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Iron Triangle (1989)
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: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Plot: vietnam war, war, confined, captivity, military life, battles, espionage, on the run, life is a bitch, rebellion, political unrest, wartime life ...
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Pentagon Wars (1998)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: From the director of “Made In America” and “The Money Pit” comes a hilarious look at one of the most expensive blunders in military history. Over 17 years and almost as many billion dollars have gone into devising the BFV (Bradley Fighting ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, disturbing, humorous, satirical ...
Plot: u.s. army, soldier, vietnam war, state affairs, undercover, military life, power relations, infantrymen, army investigation, government agency, workplace intrigue, tank ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 70s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Platoon (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: As a young and naive recruit in Vietnam, Chris Taylor faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.
Style: rough, realistic, disturbing, epic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, soldier, battlefield, battles, combat, jungle warfare, jungle, squad, war, anti war, war crime ...
Time: year 1967, 60s, year 1968, 20th century
Place: vietnam, southeast asia, the philippines, asia
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Talk to Me (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story of Washington D.C. radio personality Ralph "Petey" Greene, an ex-con who became a popular talk show host and community activist in the 1960s.
Style: sincere, inspirational, emotional, realistic, talky ...
Plot: radio, civil rights, african american, ex convict, protest, segregation, society, media, ambition, prison, friendship, hip hop ...
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Hamburger Hill (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The men of Bravo Company are facing a battle that's all uphill… up Hamburger Hill. Fourteen war-weary soldiers are battling for a mud-covered mound of earth so named because it chews up soldiers like chopped meat. They are fighting for their ...
Style: realistic, harsh, bloody, brutal, political ...
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Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: vietnam, the philippines, asia
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45%
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Air America (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Air America was the CIA's private airline operating in Laos during the Vietnam War, running anything and everything from soldiers to foodstuffs for local villagers. After losing his pilot's license, Billy Covington is recruited into it, ...
Style: humorous, exciting, melancholic, light, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, pilot, heroes, cia, military life, aviation, military, justice, destiny, refugee camp, society, idealism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: southeast asia, laos, vietnam, cambodia, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
We Were Soldiers (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it.
Style: serious, factual, emotional, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, war, military, battles, soldier, battlefield, military life, wartime life, heroic mission, heroes, death, justice ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: vietnam, iraq, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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No Man's Land (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: France, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Italy, Belgium, UK, Slovenia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two soldiers from opposite sites get stuck between the front lines in the same trench. The UN is asked to free them and both sides agree on a ceasefire, but will they stick to it?
Style: thought provoking, bleak, talky, political, harsh ...
Plot: anti war, politics, survival, bosnian war, war, un, soldier, bomb, dishonesty, military, human nature, tragic hero ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1993
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Boat that Rocked is an ensemble comedy, where the romance is between the young people of the 60s, and pop music. It's about a band of DJs that captivate Britain, playing the music that defines a generation and standing up to a government ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, light, colourful ...
Plot: radio, rock, hippie, music, rock music, rebelliousness, musician, rock and roll, friendship, rebellion, ship, coming of age ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: london, england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Platoon Leader (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
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, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: vietnam war, vietcong, us military, infantrymen, heroes, war, escapades, adventure, military, soldier, self discovery, jungle ...
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.3
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Path to War (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: From director John Frankenheimer ('The Manchurian Candidate') comes this powerful drama of soaring ambition and shattered dreams that takes a provocative insider's look at the way our country goes to war--as seen from inside the LBJ ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, political
Plot: vietnam war, politics, white house, political corruption, military, state affairs, campaign, heroes, head of state, assassination attempt, idealism, political unrest ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1968, year 1966
Place: vietnam, asia, pentagon, saigon, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.2
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Birdy (1984)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two young men are seriously affected by the Vietnam war. One of them has always been obsessed with birds - but now believes he really is a bird, and has been sent to a mental hospital. Can his friend help him pull through?
Style: depressing, realistic, psychological, touching, clever ...
Plot: vietnam war, mental illness, obsession, psychology, best friend, flashback, psychiatry, friendship, mental institution, bird, war, coming of age ...
Time: year 1984, 60s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, usa, asia, atlantic city new jersey, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Killing Fields (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The Killing Fields tells the real-life story of a friendship between two journalists, an American and a Cambodian, during the bloody Khmer Rouge takeover of Cambodia in 1975, which led to the death of 2-3 million Cambodians during the next four ...
Style: rough, disturbing, emotional, tense, political ...
Plot: genocide, journalism, vietnam war, photographer, war, communism, violence, brutality, khmer rouge, friendship, anti war, escape attempt ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, year 1984
Place: cambodia, vietnam, iraq, asia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Green Berets (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Col. Mike Kirby picks two teams of crack Green Berets for a mission in South Vietnam. First off is to build and control a camp that is trying to be taken by the enemy the second mission is to kidnap a North Vietnamese General
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, green beret, war, military, propaganda, jungle, anti war, military life, culture clash, politics, battlefield, soldier ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, iraq, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Operation Dumbo Drop (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Five Green Berets stationed in Vietnam in 1968 grudgingly undertake the mission of a lifetime -- to secretly transport an 8,000-pound elephant through 200 miles of rough jungle terrain. High jinks prevail when Capt. Sam Cahill promises the ...
Style: humorous, sweet, twists and turns, feel good, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, boys' night, pre-teens
Plot: vietnam war, disney, military, rescue, elephant, politics, family, war, village, animals, children, chase ...
Time: 20th century
Place: vietnam, middle east, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%