Movies like Good Morning, Vietnam

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Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
 7.3
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Good Morning, Vietnam
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: humorous, realistic, sentimental, sincere, semi serious, dramatic, funny, intense, offbeat, entertaining ...
Plot: vietnam war, war, radio, military, rebellion, censorship, friendship, oldies, violence, verbal byplay, rebelliousness, wartime, anti war, irreverent, rock, civil war, rock and roll, unlikely friendships, military life, radio show, mentor, courage, culture clash, sarcasm, dialogue ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia, iraq, saigon
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, dramatic, harsh and talky films with plots about culture clash, dialogue, runaway, brutality, storytelling, mentor and war mostly in Drama, War and Comedy genres. Some movies like Good Morning, Vietnam: Born on the Fourth of July (1989), MASH (1970), Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016), Gardens of Stone (1987), The Americanization of Emily (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Born on the Fourth of July
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The biography of Ron Kovic. Paralyzed in the Vietnam war, he becomes an anti-war and pro-human rights political activist after feeling betrayed by the country he fought for.
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MASH
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: talky, humorous, clever, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: military, war, camp, anti war, buddies, wartime, vietnam war, irreverent, culture clash, dialogue, insanity, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: vietnam, korea
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Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
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: dramatic, absurd, funny, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
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Gardens of Stone
Genre: Drama, War, Romance
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, serious, emotional, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: vietnam war, war, military, soldier, anti war, military life, wartime life, mentor, runaway, life is a bitch, catastrophe, civil war ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1968
Place: vietnam, usa, washington d.c., iraq
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The Americanization of Emily
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: During the build-up to D-Day in 1944, the British found their island hosting many thousands of American soldiers who were "oversexed, overpaid, and over here". That's Charlie Madison exactly; he knows all the angles to make life as ...
Style: realistic, witty, dark humor, semi serious, humorous ...
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Bat*21
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, rough, serious, suspenseful, factual ...
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Casualties of War
Genre: 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: disturbing, realistic, tense, emotional, serious ...
Plot: vietnam war, war, rape, military, soldier, jungle, murder, violence, kidnapping, death, revenge, brutality ...
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The Cuckoo
Genre: Drama, War, Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: September of 1944, a few days before Finland went out of the Second World War. A chained to a rock Finnish sniper-kamikadze Veikko managed to set himself free. Ivan, a captain of the Soviet Army, arrested by the Front Secret Police ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, touching, humorous, witty ...
Plot: russian, war, finnish, culture clash, wilderness, friendship, love triangle, understanding, idealism, wartime life, german, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: russia, finland, germany
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Barbarians at the Gate
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
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    User:   58%
 
 7.0
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Tigerland
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of recruits go through Advanced Infantry Training at Fort Polk, Louisiana's infamous Tigerland, last stop before Vietnam for tens of thousands of young men in 1971
Style: realistic, clever, tense, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: vietnam war, military, fighting the system, violence, brutality, storytelling, male nudity, drugs/alcohol, rebelliousness, basic training, war, camp ...
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Three Kings
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A group of American soldiers stationed in Iraq at the end of the Gulf War find a map they believe will take them to a huge cache of stolen Kuwaiti gold hidden near their base, and they embark on a secret mission that's destined to change ...
Style: stylized, dark humor, humorous, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: gulf war, war, treasure hunt, military, desert, culture clash, torture, violence, politics, death, oil, gold ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: iraq, middle east, kurdistan
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    User:   62%
 
 6.8
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Heaven & Earth
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, USA
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: epic, realistic, psychological, serious, bleak ...
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The Killing Fields
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Duration: 141 min.
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
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War Machine
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A rock star general bent on winning the “impossible” war in Afghanistan takes us inside the complex machinery of modern war. Inspired by the true story of General Stanley McChrystal.
Style: satirical, dramatic, absurd, interesting, factual ...
Plot: war, politics, military, political, islam, iraq war, weapons, honest, civil war, corruption, conspiracy, manipulation ...
Place: middle east, iraq, afghanistan, vietnam
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No Man's Land
Genre: 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: dark humor, clever, realistic, bleak, cynical ...
Plot: war, politics, survival, culture clash, civil war, tragedy, violence, death, soldier, ethnic conflict, storytelling, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1993
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More American Graffiti
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: College graduates deal with Vietnam and other issues of the late '60s.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, marijuana, oldies, buddies, weed, rock, rebelliousness, racing, college, friendship, vietnam war, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, usa, san francisco, vietnam, mine
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Biloxi Blues
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During the Second World War, Eugene enlists in the US Army during the last year of the War and is sent to basic training in Biloxi Mississippi. There he must live with a variety of fellow soldiers while enduring the whims of a mentally unstable ...
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious, dramatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, virginity, boot camp, innocence lost, strong sexual content, wartime, military, camp, basic training, coming-of-age, jewish, military base ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: mississippi, usa, poland, new york, arkansas
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MacArthur
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The film portrays MacArthur's (Gregory Peck) life from 1942, before the Battle of Bataan, to 1952, the time after he had been removed from his Korean War command by President Truman (Ed Flanders) for insubordination, and is recounted in ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, dramatic ...
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Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1950s, 1940s
Place: japan, australia, asia, korea, the philippines ...
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    User:   41%
 
 7.4
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Mediterraneo
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Greek Sea, World War II. An Italian ship leaves a handful of soldiers in a little island; their mission is to spot enemy ships and to hold the island in case of attack. The village of the island seems abandoned and there isn't a single enemy in ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, compassionate, scenic ...
Plot: island, friendship, war, culture clash, stranded, anti war, storytelling, utopia, beautiful scenery, destiny, survival, fish out of water ...
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Private Parts
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, semi serious, funny, realistic, witty ...
Plot: radio, censorship, rebelliousness, free speech, celebrity culture, radio show, splatter, pornography, media satire, media, storytelling, adaptation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 90s, 80s, year 1981 ...
Place: new york, usa, detroit, washington d.c.
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Welcome to Sarajevo
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Follow a group of international journalists into the heart of the once cosmopolitan city of Sarajevo—now a danger zone of sniper and mortar attacks where residents still live. While reporting on an American aid worker who’s trying to get ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, rough, dramatic ...
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Time: 90s
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Moscow on the Hudson
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A Russian circus visits the US. A clown wants to defect, but doesn't have the nerve. His saxophone playing friend however comes to the decision to defect in the middle of Bloomingdales. He is befriended by the black security guard and falls in ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: immigrants, friendship, culture clash, writer's life, freedom, american dream, shopping, urban, musician's life, capitalism, cold war, russian ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, russia, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city ...
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System:   41%
    User:   43%
 
 7.0
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Jarhead
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, clever, serious, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: iraq, middle east, saudi arabia, vietnam, hawaii
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System:   41%
    User:   47%
 
 8.0
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Patton
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: "Patton" tells the tale of General George S. Patton, famous tank commander of World War II. The film begins with patton's career in North Africa and progresses through the invasion of Germany and the fall of the Third Reich. Side ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, rough, dramatic ...
Plot: war, military, sacrifice, german, violence, leadership, wartime, fighting the system, character study, military life, courage, visceral ...
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Catch-22
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A bombardier in World War II tries desperately to escape the insanity of the war. However, sometimes insanity is the only sane way to cope with a crazy situation. Catch-22 is a parody of a "military mentality" and of a bureaucratic society ...
Style: clever, surreal, humorous, biting, psychological ...
Plot: war, rebellion, insanity, violence, anti heroes, book, surrealism, anti war, wartime, adaptation, irreverent, military ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944, 1940s
Place: sweden, mediterranean sea, italy, rome italy, new york
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System:   38%
    User:   41%
 
Dead Poets Society
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: At an elite, old-fashioned boarding school in New England, a passionate English teacher inspires his students to rebel against convention and seize the potential of every day, courting the disdain of the stern headmaster.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, emotional, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: boarding school, coming of age, literature, teacher, poetry, friendship, suicide, philosophy, mentor, idealism, professor, dedicated educator ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1959, 1950s
Place: vermont, new england, usa, harvard university
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