Movies like An Officer and a Gentleman

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An Officer and a Gentleman
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, romantic, touching, sweet, exciting, sentimental, earnest ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, military, love, friendship, aviation, navy, hotshot hero, military base, love story, mentor, unlikely friendships, relationships, destiny, redemption, runaway, happy ending, officers and cadets, sacrifice, basic training, childhood, women, chase, honest, coming of age, life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: washington state, manila philippines

Most similar movies to An Officer and a Gentleman

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, romantic, sentimental and touching films with plots about love and romance, love story, destiny, catastrophe, dialogue, mentor and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Sport genres. Some movies like An Officer and a Gentleman: Love Story (1970), Nights in Rodanthe (2008), Mr. Jones (1993), Children of a Lesser God (1986), Falling in Love (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 26K
Love Story
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, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, terminal illness, cancer, college, death, tragedy, tragic love, marriage, love story, young lovers, love, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: campus, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   96%
 
Nights in Rodanthe
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, sentimental, touching, romantic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love story, middle age romance, love and romance, love, midlife crisis, life philosophy, marriage crisis, true love, family, family drama, parents and children, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   93%
    User:   83%
 
 5.8
 6K
Mr. Jones
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: psychological, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: hospital, mental illness, romance, depression, addiction, psychiatrist, mentally unstable, psychiatry, doctors, crumbling marriage, homeless, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   92%
    User:   99%
 
Children of a Lesser God
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, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: disability, romance, teacher, love, mute or deaf, school, love story, relationships, loneliness, mentor, couple relations, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new england, usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   90%
    User:   100%
 
Falling in Love
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During shopping for Christmas, Frank and Molly run into each other. This fleeting short moment will start to change their lives, when they recognize each other months later in the train home and have a good time together. Although both are married ...
Style: sentimental, clever, talky, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, infidelity, adultery, marriage, couple relations, love story, love, guilt, destiny, relationships, friendship, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   89%
    User:   83%
 
Autumn in New York
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, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, terminal illness, love, unlikely couple, love story, older man younger woman relationship, opposites attract, couple relations, destiny, fall in love, love and romance, womanizer ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   88%
    User:   74%
 
 6.9
 251K
Top Gun
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, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: romance, military, aviation, motorcycle, hotshot hero, death, love story, friendship, mentor, officers and cadets, military base, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   86%
    User:   100%
 
Splendor in the Grass
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A fragile Kansas girl's unrequited and forbidden love for a handsome young man from the town's most powerful family drives her to heartbreak and madness.
Style: emotional, realistic, sexual, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, small town, romance, adolescence, teenager, marriage, suicide attempt, friendship, young lovers, love, relationships, runaway ...
Time: 1930s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s, 1950s
Place: kansas, usa, california, yale university, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   85%
    User:   92%
 
 5.3
 7K
Intersection
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, talky, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, romance, destiny, marriage, crumbling marriage, hospital, couple relations, first contact, creativity, nudity (topless - notable), love story, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, usa, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   93%
 
Circle of Friends
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 'Circle Of Friends' is set in 1950's Ireland. The movie focuses on Benny Hogan and her best friend, Eve Malone. The story centers around Benny and Eve as they enter student life at University College, Dublin. Here Benny and Eve ...
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, romance, coming of age, college, betrayal, pregnancy, small town, opposites attract, irish, unlikely friendships, book, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   80%
 
When a Man Loves a Woman
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, sentimental, serious, sincere, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: addiction, romance, family, drinking, marriage, rehabilitation, drugs/alcohol, crumbling marriage, love, love story, relationships, family drama ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   67%
 
 7.4
 15K
Shadowlands
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned writer and professor, leads a passionless life until he meets spirited poet Joy Gresham
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, romance, cancer, literature, marriage, british, introspection, death, love, love story, philosophy, relationships ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   66%
 
The Turning Point
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, emotional, touching, captivating, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: ballet, romance, dance, dancing, friendship, dancer's life, coming of age, women, childhood, parents and children, runaway, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: new york, oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   75%
 
 6.0
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Dying Young
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: romance, cancer, love story, couple relations, leukemia, human nature, life & death, parents and children, social differences, doctors, beautiful scenery, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   78%
 
Stanley & Iris
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An illiterate cook at a company cafeteria tries for the attention of a newly widowed woman. As they get to know one another, she discovers his inability to read. When he is fired, she takes on trying to teach him to read in her kitchen each night.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: romance, working class, single parent, school, loneliness, happy ending, couple relations, rags to riches, friendship, love story, parents and children, destiny ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   60%
 
Up Close & Personal
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Tally Atwater has a dream: to be a prime-time network newscaster. She pursues this dream with nothing but ambition, raw talent and a homemade demo tape. Warren Justice is a brilliant, hard edged, veteran newsman. He sees Tally has talent and becomes ...
Style: sentimental, serious, romantic, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: journalism, romance, mentor, love story, destiny, rise to the top, justice, relationships, love affair, workplace romance, love, happy ending ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: miami, florida, pennsylvania, philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   66%
 
Some Kind of Wonderful
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young tomboy, Watts, finds her feelings for her best friend, Keith, run deeper than just friendship when he gets a date with the most popular girl in school.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, chick flick
Plot: high school, coming of age, friendship, school, romance, teenager, adolescence, buddies, love triangle, teenagers, unlikely friendships, mentor ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   77%
 
 6.5
 7K
White Palace
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: sexual, sentimental, sexy, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love, infidelity, sexuality, opposites attract, friendship, love story, relationships, male nudity, nudity (topless - notable), women, self discovery ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   81%
 
Stealing Home
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: sentimental, emotional, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, love, aging, baseball, self discovery, mentor, childhood, love story, adolescence, parents and children, coming-of-age ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   66%
 
 4.8
 6K
Endless Love
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, sexy ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, romance, coming of age, young lovers, sex, love story, love, pornography, couple relations, family, destructive relationship, forbidden love ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   59%
 
About Last Night...
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A man and woman meet and try to have a romantic affair, despite their personal problems and the interference of their disapproving friends.
Style: sentimental, talky, semi serious, romantic, sexual ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, male nudity, relationships, best friends, love story, nudity (topless - notable), sex, unlikely friendships, battle of the sexes, urban, happy ending ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   62%
 
 7.3
 10K
Bella
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, touching, serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: redemption, pregnancy, abortion, adoption, restaurant, couple relations, romance, fall in love, life philosophy, love story, catastrophe, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   52%
 
The Bridges of Madison County
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Photographer Robert Kincaid wanders into the life of housewife Francesca Johnson for four days in the 1960s.
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, adultery, photographer, infidelity, loneliness, love, impossible love, housewife, love story, love affair, small town, relationships ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1965, year 1987
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   65%
 
 6.3
 12K
Urban Cowboy
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Hard Hat Days Honky-Tonk Nights. John Travolta stars as a young man from the country who learns about life and love in a Houston bar.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, uplifting, sexy ...
Plot: romance, coming of age, social differences, adultery, suburban life, love story, dancing, working class, suburbs, fall in love, urban, city life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, new jersey, california, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   49%
 
St. Elmo's Fire
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, college, coming of age, high school, buddies, unlikely friendships, relationships, mentor, romance, innocence lost, urban, drinking ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   47%
 
Violets Are Blue...
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, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, small town, high school, destiny, dealing with death, love story, relationships, college, looking for love, true love, love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: future
Place: maryland, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   61%
 
Crazy/Beautiful
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: At Pacific Palisades High, a poor Latino falls hard for a troubled girl from the affluent neighborhood.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, romance, culture clash, teenager, coming of age, father daughter relationship, school, young lovers, drugs/alcohol, cheerleading, teenagers, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   53%
 
Message in a Bottle
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A woman finds a romantic letter in a bottle washed ashore and tracks down the author, a widowed shipbuilder whose wife died tragically early. As a deep and mutual attraction blossoms, the man struggles to make peace with his past so that he can move ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, love, divorce, love story, fall in love, happy ending, beautiful scenery, love and romance, couples, destiny, single parent, catastrophe ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, usa, chicago illinois, virginia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   53%
 
Love & Basketball
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young African-American couple navigates the tricky paths of romance and athletics in this drama. Quincy McCall (Omar Epps) and Monica Wright (Sanaa Lathan) grew up in the same neighborhood and have known each other since childhood. As they grow ...
Style: touching, serious, uplifting, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: basketball, romance, high school, friendship, sport, college, athlete's life, love story, multiple storylines, love, marriage, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1981, year 1993
Place: california, usa, los angeles, italy, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   64%
 
Murphy's Romance
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Emma is a divorced woman with a teen aged boy who moves into a small town and tries to make a go of a horse ranch. Murphy is the town druggist who steers business her way. Things are going along predictably until her ex husband shows up, needing a ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, small town, divorce, friendship, love, unlikely couple, love story, couple relations, destiny, fall in love, mentor, relationships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   56%
 
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