Movies like An Officer and a Gentleman

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An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)
 7.0
 44K
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, sincere, serious, captivating, sentimental, sweet, exciting, romantic ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: officers and cadets, navy, unwanted pregnancy, military life, military, romance, self discovery, fall in love, breaking point, power relations, love of one's life, factory worker, couple relations, love and romance, drifter, hopes, military base, redemption, rivalry, basic training, officer, love, friendship, aviation, hotshot hero ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: manila philippines, washington state

Most similar movies to An Officer and a Gentleman

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, emotional, touching and sentimental films with plots about romance, love and romance, love, culture clash, relationships, catastrophe and destiny mostly in Drama, Romance and Action genres. Some movies like An Officer and a Gentleman: Top Gun (1986), Mr. Jones (1993), Nights in Rodanthe (2008), Autumn in New York (2000), Love Story (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.9
 258K
Top Gun (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
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: teens, boys' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: officers and cadets, military, navy, rivalry, cold war, airplane, pilot, fighter pilot, u.s. navy, romance, breaking point, ego clash ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: battleship, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: emotional, realistic, touching, psychological, serious ...
Plot: bipolar disorder, mental illness, opposites attract, hospital, romance, love affair, fall in love, rehabilitation, destructive relationship, doctors and patients, forbidden love, depression ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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: touching, emotional, sentimental, romantic, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, parents and children, romance, infidelity, marriage crisis, middle age romance, true love, midlife crisis, love story, reconciliation, love, life philosophy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: touching, sentimental, romantic, sexy, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: true love, couple relations, terminal illness, unlikely couple, opposites attract, romance, older man younger woman relationship, love, love and romance, fall in love, love affair, womanizer ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 6.9
 27K
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, touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: young lovers, tragic love, class differences, romance, college, terminal illness, couple relations, hopes, unfulfillment, love and romance, fall in love, rich man poor woman ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: campus, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 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: sexual, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: military, army investigation, love and romance, romance, heroes, fall in love, military life, law enforcement, death wish, officers and cadets, power relations, adultery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.3
 935
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: realistic, sincere, serious, touching
Plot: college life, opposites attract, friendship, politics, social relations, couples, fall in love, ambition, hopes, contests and competitions, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: sentimental, touching, realistic, emotional, serious
Plot: small town, dream, waitress, family problems, small town life, couples, self discovery, life is a bitch, love and romance, moral dilemma, social relations, family relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 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, sexual, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, older woman younger man relationship, love, yuppie, advertising executive, waitress, romance, infidelity, looking for love, couples, love affair, death in the family ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: st. louis missouri, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.4
 167K
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, wheelchair, romance, small town, depression, loneliness, caregiver, self discovery, accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.5
 13K
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, touching, classic literature, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love, navy, love triangle, love affair, poetry, captain, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, rich and poor, romance, jane austen ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, 18th century
Place: britain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, introspection, couples, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Message in a Bottle (1999)
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, emotional, sentimental, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: haunted by the past, single parent, romance, love letter, sailing, sailboat, love, anonymous letter, father son relationship, boat accident, destiny, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, usa, chicago illinois, virginia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Falling in Love (1984)
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, touching, realistic, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, romance, friendship, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, adultery, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, christmas, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 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, emotional, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, couple relations, love and romance, hopes, resort, starting over, fall in love, couples, blindness, disability, ex husband, architect ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.6
 29K
The Choice (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Travis and Gabby first meet as neighbors in a small coastal town and wind up in a relationship that is tested by life's most defining events.
Style: emotional, touching, romantic, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, couple relations, true love, love and romance, couples, love, destiny, life & death, moral dilemma, friendship, death, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1946, year 1989
Place: usa, north carolina, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 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, sentimental, sincere, melancholic, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: widow, romance, destiny, starting over, love and romance, haunted by the past, hopes, encounter, husband wife relationship, advertising, airport, family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, chicago illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Stanley & Iris (1990)
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: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, sincere ...
Plot: working class, love, unemployment, education, romance, couple relations, teachers and students, love and romance, family problems, life is a bitch, couples, friendship ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Movie in collections
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, feel good, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: sign language, disability, romance, mute or deaf, small town, hopes, couple relations, communication problem, love and romance, haunted by the past, sexual abuse, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new england, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.0
 14K
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: romance, love story, cancer, couple relations, human nature, social differences, unfulfillment, parents and children, leukemia, tragic love, father son relationship, nurse ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.9
 468K
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, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, true love, young lovers, love affair, love story, romance, power of love, love triangle, lovers reunited, social differences, fall in love, loss of loved one ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 90s, 1940s, 1990s
Place: south carolina, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 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, talky, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, car accident, road accident, heavy rain, destiny, romance, dishonesty, couples, family problems, couple relations, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada, usa, vancouver, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: sentimental, emotional, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, suicide, aging, love, fall in love, teenage life, lifestyle, youth, self discovery, prom, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 172K
The Vow (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Happy young married couple Paige and Leo are, well, happy. Then a car accident puts Paige into a life-threatening coma. Upon awakening she has lost the previous five years of memories, including those of her beloved Leo, her wedding, a confusing ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, romantic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: true love, memory loss, love and romance, romance, couple relations, marriage, wooing, amnesia, newlyweds, hopes, coma, power of love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.7
 79K
Sweet November (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Nelson is a man devoted to his advertising career in San Francisco. One day, while taking a driving test at the DMV, he meets Sara. She is very different from the other women in his life. Nelson causes her to miss out on taking the test and later ...
Style: sentimental, touching, romantic, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, terminal illness, tragic love, self discovery, workaholic, romance, opposites attract, love and romance, changing lives, change of heart, life & death, cancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: destiny, romance, love and romance, couple relations, haunted by the past, fall in love, starting over, crimes, mysterious character, policewoman, guilt, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.4
 6K
Blue Sky (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Hank Marshall is a tough, square-jawed, straitlaced Army engineer and nuclear science expert, assigned to help conduct weapons-testing in 1950's America. Hank has become a thorn in the side of the Army, though, for a couple of very different ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, melancholic, light ...
Plot: mental illness, infidelity, military life, couples, dysfunctional marriage, family problems, couple relations, romance, love affair, adultery, husband wife relationship, military base ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1950s
Place: alabama, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.3
 15K
Shadowlands (1993)
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, sincere, factual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, college, poet, oxford, romance, writer's life, falling in love, couple relations, husband wife relationship, attic, bachelor, honest ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.5
 93K
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, sincere, romantic, touching, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: true love, love affair, destiny, soldier, loss of loved one, obsessive quest, iraq veteran, love and romance, hopes, single mother, romance, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa, new orleans, middle east, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.7
 55K
Like Crazy (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A British college student falls for an American student, only to be separated from him when she's banned from the U.S. after overstaying her visa.
Style: sentimental, sincere, realistic, touching, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: young lovers, couple relations, customs, parents, romance, forceful separation, love affair, long distance relationship, blogger, chair, depression, overcoming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, england, los angeles, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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