Movies like An Officer and a Gentleman

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An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)
 7.0
 43K
An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Zack Mayo is a young man who has signed up for Navy Flight School. He is a Navy brat who has a bad attitude problem. Sgt. Foley is there to train and evaluate him and will clearly find Zack wanting. Zack meets Paula, a girl who has little beyond family and must decide what it is he wants to do with his life.
Style: emotional, sexy, realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, sincere, romantic, touching, sweet ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: officers and cadets, navy, military, romance, factory worker, unwanted pregnancy, military base, redemption, officer, love of one's life, basic training, military life, power relations, self discovery, couple relations, fall in love, hopes, love and romance, rivalry, love, friendship, hotshot hero, breaking point, drifter, aviation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: manila philippines, washington state

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Most similar movies to An Officer and a Gentleman

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and sentimental films with plots about love and romance, romance, culture clash, destiny, catastrophe, relationships and love mostly in Drama, Romance and Action genres. Some movies like An Officer and a Gentleman: Top Gun (1986), Nights in Rodanthe (2008), Autumn in New York (2000), Mr. Jones (1993), Listen to Me (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.9
 251K
Top Gun (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: For Lieutenant Pete 'Maverick' Mitchell and his friend and Co-Pilot Nick 'Goose' Bradshaw being accepted into an elite training school for fighter pilots is a dream come true. A tragedy, as well as personal demons, threaten ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, romantic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: officers and cadets, military, u.s. navy, pilot, fighter pilot, rivalry, romance, cold war, navy, military base, airplane, training camp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Nights in Rodanthe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two unhappy people's lives become entwined when they have a life changing romance. Adrienne is a woman who's trying to decide whether to stay in her unhappy marriage or not. Her life changes when Paul, a doctor who is traveling to ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, romantic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, romance, parents and children, marriage crisis, infidelity, middle age romance, true love, love story, love, midlife crisis, life philosophy, family drama ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Autumn in New York (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Autumn in New York follows the sexual exploits of Will Keane - New York restaurateur, infamous verging-on-50 playboy, master of the no-commitment seduction - until he runs into an unexpected dead end when he meets Charlotte Fielding. Charlotte is ...
Style: sentimental, touching, romantic, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, true love, terminal illness, unlikely couple, opposites attract, romance, love, fall in love, love and romance, love affair, womanizer, love of one's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.8
 6K
Mr. Jones (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story about the relationship between a manic depressive man, Mr Jones, and the female doctor who takes more than a professional interest in his treatment.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy, sentimental ...
Plot: symphony, piano, bipolar disorder, hospital, depression, romance, mentally unstable, mental illness, crumbling marriage, doctor patient relationship, therapist, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.3
 915
Listen to Me (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: It was the best time of their lives. A kid from Oklahoma. An immigrant's daughter. A senator's son, a society girl, and a college professor with a dream. They had one thing in common...the will to win. A group of college debaters learn ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: opposites attract, friendship, college life, politics, young lovers, contests and competitions, romance, love and romance, youth, couple relations, social differences, fall in love ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.5
 7K
White Palace (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Max Baron is a Jewish advertising executive in his 20s who's still getting over the death of his wife. Nora Baker is a 40-something diner waitress who enjoys the wilder side of life. Mismatched or not, their attraction is instant and ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, sexual, semi serious, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love, older woman younger man relationship, waitress, advertising executive, forbidden love, romance, yuppie, opposites attract, infidelity, self discovery, passion, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: st. louis missouri, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Story of Us (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ben and Katie Jordan are a married couple who go through hard times in fifteen years of marriage.
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, couple relations, relationships, love, happy ending, women, infidelity, family drama, divorce, crumbling marriage, introspection, love of one's life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.3
 7K
Intersection (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: During a car accident, Vincent Eastman watches his whole life flash before his eyes, and he doesn't like what he sees. While maintaining the semblance of a marriage with his wife, Sally, Vincent has been carrying on with a mistress, Olivia. ...
Style: sexy, serious, talky, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, road accident, heavy rain, car accident, love triangle, romance, crumbling marriage, destiny, couple relations, love affair, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, usa, vancouver, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Children of a Lesser God (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: James is a new speech teacher at a school for the deaf. He falls for Sarah, a pupil who decided to stay on at the school rather than venture into the big bad world. She shuns him at first, refusing to read his lips and only using signs. Will her ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: mute or deaf, sign language, disability, romance, couple relations, deaf, man-woman relation, small town, hopes, love and romance, misfit, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new england, usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Independence Day (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Mary Ann Taylor loves the comforts of her hometown in Mercury, Texas. She has a steady job as a waitress in her father's diner, yet she can't help but feel unfulfilled by a life of pouring coffee and grilling hamburgers. Mary Ann's ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: small town, dream, waitress, self discovery, romance, small town life, dull life, family problems, family relations, moral dilemma, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.5
 12K
Persuasion (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Persuasion is the newest adaptation of the classic Jane Austen novel of the same name published in 1818. Anne falls deeply in love with handsome young naval officer Frederick Wentworth at the age of nineteen.
Style: sentimental, emotional, classic literature, romantic, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, love triangle, love affair, navy, couple relations, captain, poetry, rich and poor, fall in love, romance, love and romance, jane austen ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, 18th century
Place: britain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.9
 12K
At First Sight (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A blind man has an operation to regain his sight at the urging of his girlfriend and must deal with the changes to his life.
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, couple relations, hopes, resort, love and romance, couples, starting over, blindness, fall in love, disability, brother sister relationship, black bra and panties ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Stealing Home (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Billy Wyatt (Harmon), a former high school and minor-league baseball baseball player receives a telephone call from his mother revealing that his former child-sitter, and later in his teens, his first love, Katie Chandler (Foster), has died. Wyatt ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, suicide, love, coming of age, self discovery, aging, parents and children, teenage life, fall in love, love and romance, youth, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.0
 13K
Dying Young (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After she discovers that her boyfriend has betrayed her, Hilary O'Neil is looking for a new start and a new job. She begins to work as a private nurse for a young man suffering from blood cancer. Slowly, they fall in love, but they always know ...
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, sad, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love story, romance, cancer, couple relations, human nature, leukemia, parents and children, social differences, unfulfillment, father son relationship, life & death, doctors ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
When a Man Loves a Woman (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: An airline pilot and his wife are forced to face the consequences of her alcoholism when her addictions threaten her life and their daughter's safety. While the woman enters detox, her husband must face the truth of his enabling behavior.
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: addiction, rehabilitation, alcoholic, alcohol abuse, family, romance, yuppie, crumbling marriage, drugs/alcohol, therapy, wife husband relationship, new love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.1
 241
Silver Strand (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The U.S. Navy selects from its ranks a small group of persons to send through unadulterated hell. If they are able to walk at the end of this period, they become "Navy Seals". Brian Del Piso (Gil Bellows) is a member of class number 195 ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: military, army investigation, romance, officers and cadets, military life, fall in love, heroes, law enforcement, love and romance, power relations, death wish, discipline ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.5
 90K
The Lucky One (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: U.S. Marine Sergeant Logan Thibault returns from his third tour of duty in Iraq, with the one thing he credits with keeping him alive-a photograph he found of a woman he doesn't even know. Learning her name is Beth and where she lives, he shows ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: true love, love affair, destiny, obsessive quest, loss of loved one, bomb explosion, iraq veteran, romance, love and romance, soldier, escapades, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, new orleans, middle east, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.4
 157K
Me Before You (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A small town girl is caught between dead-end jobs. A high-profile, successful man becomes wheelchair bound following an accident. The man decides his life is not worth living until the girl is hired for six months to be his new caretaker. Worlds ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, disability, fall in love, love story, romance, wheelchair, depression, caregiver, small town, loneliness, death wish, accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 6.9
 26K
Love Story (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harvard Law student Oliver Barrett IV and music student Jennifer Cavilleri share a chemistry they cannot deny - and a love they cannot ignore. Despite their opposite backgrounds, the young couple put their hearts on the line for each other. When ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: tragic love, young lovers, college, terminal illness, class differences, trying to get pregnant, romance, cancer, graduation, loss of daughter, social differences, rich man poor woman ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: campus, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.8
 6K
Endless Love (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Two young kids fall in love with each other. But the passion is too consuming for the parents of Jade. The parents try to stop them from seeing each other. But when this doesn't work, David burns down the house and is sent away. This ...
Style: sexual, serious, gloomy, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: forbidden love, obsession, young lovers, coming of age, romance, mental illness, couple relations, destructive relationship, love affair, parents and children, teenage love, tragic love ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
St. Elmo's Fire (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Seven friends - Alec, Billy, Jules, Kevin, Kirby, Leslie and Wendy - are trying to navigate through life and their friendships following college graduation. Alec, who aspires to political life, has just shown his true colors by changing his ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere, talky ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, secret admirer, love triangle, ambition, infidelity, graduation, buddies, romance, urban, innocence lost, introspection, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Turning Point (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When her daughter joins a ballet company, a former dancer is forced to confront her long-ago decision to give up the stage to have a family.
Style: sentimental, captivating, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: ballet, haunted by the past, midlife crisis, romance, career change, dancer's life, parents and children, feud, artists and showbiz, love and romance, rivalry, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: new york, oklahoma, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.9
 453K
The Notebook (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An epic love story centered around an older man who reads aloud to a woman with Alzheimer's. From a faded notebook, the old man's words bring to life the story about a couple who is separated by World War II, and is then passionately ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, romantic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: true love, love and romance, young lovers, love affair, love story, love triangle, power of love, lovers reunited, social differences, romance, fall in love, loss of loved one ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 90s, 1940s, 1990s
Place: south carolina, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Ruby in Paradise (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Reeling from her mother's recent death, Ruby Lee Gissing relocates to Florida to start anew. After finding a job at a souvenir store, Ruby becomes friends with the shop's owner, Mildred Chambers, and slowly acclimates to her new ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, self discovery, coming of age, journal, human nature, romance, urban, hopes, love and romance, society, couples, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, tennessee, usa, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.9
 44K
Days of Heaven (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1910, a Chicago steel worker accidentally kills his supervisor and flees to the Texas panhandle with his girlfriend and little sister to work harvesting wheat in the fields of a stoic farmer. A love triangle, a swarm of locusts, a hellish ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, farm, harvest, field, impossible love, marriage, poverty, farmer, class differences, jealous husband, love and romance, stabbing ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, turn of the century
Place: texas, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Violets Are Blue... (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After fifteen years of traveling around the world Gussie (Spacek), a famous photographer, returns to the Maryland coastal resort where she grew up
Style: sentimental, serious, talky, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: small town, romance, reunion, high school, dealing with death, college, looking for love, true love, destiny, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, midlife crisis ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: maryland, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.6
 21K
Angel Eyes (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A story about a seemingly unlikely couple who cross paths under life-threatening circumstances as though they are destined not only to meet but to save each other's lives. Not once, but twice.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: police officer, destiny, romance, friendship, couple relations, haunted by the past, crimes, love and romance, couples, family problems, life is a bitch, mysterious character ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.7
 19K
Bounce (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A man switches plane tickets with another man who dies in that plane in a crash. The man falls in love with the deceased one's wife.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: widow, airport, romance, destiny, advertising, starting over, haunted by the past, chance, encounter, hopes, love and romance, dealing with death ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, chicago illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.3
 10K
Bella (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An international soccer star is on his way to sign a multimillion dollar contract when something happens that brings his career to an abrupt end. A beautiful waitress, struggling to make it in New York City, discovers something about herself that ...
Style: emotional, serious, touching, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: soccer, beach, flashback, restaurant, pregnancy, redemption, abortion, romance, couple relations, chance meeting, waitress, girl ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.0
 123K
One Day (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A romantic comedy centered on Dexter and Emma, who first meet during their graduation in 1988 and proceed to keep in touch regularly. The film follows what they do on July 15 annually, usually doing something together.
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, emotional, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, opposites attract, follow your dream, friendship, social differences, ambition, reunion, best friends in love, love, unfulfilled love, best friend, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: paris france, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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