Movies like Pearl Harbor

If you like "Pearl Harbor" you are looking for sentimental, romantic and factual movies about / with love triangle, wartime, childhood friend, destiny, love and romance, friends and love themes of Action, Drama and History genre shot in USA.
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Pearl Harbor
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 183 min.
Story: The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with beautiful Naval nurse Evelyn Johnson. But the rivalry between the friends-turned-foes is immediately put on hold when they find themselves at the center of Japan's devastating attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.
Style: sentimental, romantic, factual, exciting, emotional, intense, epic, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, wartime, childhood friend, destiny, love and romance, friends, love, u.s. navy, world war two, missing in action, tragic event, fiance fiancee relationship, friendship between men, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, war, romance, military, aviation, courage, love story, ocean, death, natural disaster, catastrophe, patriotism ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1941, year 1942, 1920s, 1940s
Place: pearl harbor, hawaii, asia, england, europe, usa, japan ...
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Braveheart
Biography, Drama, History, War
USA
178 min.
 8.4
Tora! Tora! Tora!
Action, Drama, History, War
Japan, USA
144 min.
 7.5
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Most similar movies to Pearl Harbor

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, intense and dramatic films with plots about catastrophe, dialogue, sacrifice, culture clash, beautiful scenery, mentor and love story mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Pearl Harbor: Dear John (2010), Flyboys (2006), Dark Blue World (2001), Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970), Midway (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dear John
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Sergeant John Tyree is home on a 2 week leave from Germany. He meets Savannah after he dives into the ocean to retrieve Savannah's purse that had fallen off the pier. John falls in love with Savannah who is a student on spring break helping ...
Style: sentimental, touching, romantic, sincere, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: true love, love, romance, young lovers, love and romance, couple relations, love affair, lovers reunited, life philosophy, love letter, father son relationship, romantic rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
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 6.5
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Flyboys
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The adventures of the Lafayette Escadrille, young Americans who volunteered for the French military before the U.S. entered World War I, and became the country's first fighter pilots.
Style: factual, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: war, military, airplane, aviation, adventure, german, courage, aerial combat, battles, weapons, danger, heroes ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
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Dark Blue World
Genre: War, Drama, Action, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Germany, Denmark, Italy, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Lt. Franta Slama is a top pilot in the Czech Air Force who is assigned to train a promising young flier, Karel Vojtisek, and they soon become friends. When Nazi Germany invades Czechoslovakia in 1939, they both reject the authority of their new ...
Style: sentimental, serious, captivating, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, war, romance, culture clash, aviation, sacrifice, nazi, betrayal, prison, soldier, wartime, death ...
Time: 20th century, year 1939, 1940s
Place: england, poland, germany, europe, spain ...
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Tora! Tora! Tora!
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: In the summer of 1941, the United States and Japan seem on the brink of war after constant embargos and failed diplomacy come to no end. "Tora! Tora! Tora!", named after the code words use by the lead Japanese pilot to indicate they had ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, suspenseful, dramatic ...
Plot: war, military, submarine, anti war, wartime, chaos and mayhem, political unrest, courage, battles, dialogue, catastrophe, aviation ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1941
Place: japan, hawaii, asia, europe, germany ...
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 6.8
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Midway
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: This war drama depicts the U.S. and Japanese forces in the naval Battle of Midway, which became a turning point for Americans during World War II.
Style: epic, realistic, serious, exciting, factual ...
Plot: war, heroic mission, interracial romance, wartime, battles, sacrifice, fascism, danger, idealism, heroes, catastrophe, dialogue ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1942, 1940s
Place: japan, tokyo, germany, hawaii, poland
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 6.9
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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
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Red Tails
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American pilots to fly in a combat squadron during World War II.
Style: serious, suspenseful, epic, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, military, airplane, german, soldier, military base, nazi, segregation, wartime, interracial relations, aviation, dialogue ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1944, year 1942
Place: europe, germany, italy, cuba, pentagon
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System:   37%
    User:   30%
 
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 8.4
 858K
Braveheart
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord's soldiers. This leads the village to revolt and, eventually, the entire country to rise up against ...
Style: epic, realistic, emotional, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, freedom, idealism, vengeance, courage, betrayal, violence, sword fight, revenge, politics, master warrior, tragic hero ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: scotland, england, europe, scottish highlands, edinburgh scotland
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System:   36%
    User:   39%
 
 7.2
 230K
The Patriot
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 165 min.
Story: After proving himself on the field of battle in the French and Indian War, Benjamin Martin wants nothing more to do with such things, preferring the simple life of a farmer. But when his son Gabriel enlists in the army to defend their new nation, ...
Style: rough, captivating, sentimental, uplifting, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, vengeance, rebellion, revolution, british, courage, freedom, patriotism, daring rescue, death, period piece, wartime ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s, 1780s
Place: south carolina, england, usa, scotland, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   100%
 
We Were Soldiers
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Germany
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: realistic, serious, gloomy, dramatic, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, war, military, death, soldier, courage, sacrifice, heroic mission, innocence lost, battle zone, brutality, weapons ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 2000s
Place: vietnam, asia, iraq, usa
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System:   34%
    User:   100%
 
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 25K
Memphis Belle
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The "Memphis Belle" is a World War II bomber, piloted by a young crew on dangerous bombing raids into Europe. The crew only have to make one more bombing raid before they have finished their duty and can go home. In the briefing before ...
Style: realistic, exciting, tense, serious, dramatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, airplane, soldier, friendship, courage, survival, wartime, aviation, sacrifice, daring rescue, rescue, dialogue ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1943, 1940s
Place: england, europe, germany, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   31%
 
Battle of Britain
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In 1940, the Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle against the might of the Luftwaffe for control of the skies over Britain, thus preventing the Nazi invasion of Britain.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, sincere, factual ...
Plot: war, aviation, politics, nazi, courage, british, wartime, heroic mission, nazis, german, battles, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 1930s, year 1940
Place: england, germany, europe, poland, london ...
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    User:   38%
 
 7.2
 129K
Cold Mountain
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Italy, Romania, USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: In this classic story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier named W.P. Inman deserts his unit and travels across the South, aiming to return to his young wife, Ada, who he left behind ...
Style: emotional, captivating, romantic, sentimental, epic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: getting home, tragic love, survival, lovers apart, power of love, love, love story, wartime, lovers reunited, female friendship, wartime life, love and romance ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: usa, north carolina, south carolina, atlantic ocean
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System:   32%
    User:   32%
 
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The Longest Day
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, US, British, Canadians, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established as part of the Reich's Atlantic Wall, notes to his officers that ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, captivating, dramatic ...
Plot: war, military, german, soldier, d day, nazi, wartime, resistance, sacrifice, courage, military life, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944, 1940s
Place: france, europe, england, germany, poland ...
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System:   32%
    User:   38%
 
 7.7
 328K
Black Hawk Down
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 144 min.
Story: When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy casualties, facing intense fighting from the militia on the ground.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, bleak, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, survival, military, courage, sacrifice, violence, civil war, genocide, gunfight, politics, rescue, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1993, 1990s, year 1992
Place: africa, somalia, iraq, arkansas
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System:   31%
    User:   28%
 
The English Patient
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 1930s, Count Almásy is a Hungarian map maker employed by the Royal Geographical Society to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert along with several other prominent explorers. As World War II unfolds, Almásy enters into a world of ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, dramatic, heartbreaking ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love story, tragic love, mysterious character, war, destiny, life & death, adultery, tragedy, obsession, love, star crossed lovers, compassion ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944, year 1942 ...
Place: africa, europe, ethiopia, egypt, italy ...
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System:   31%
    User:   30%
 
Tristan + Isolde
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne (Franco) and the princess of the feuding Irish (Myles) spells doom for the young lovers.
Style: touching, exciting, romantic, suspense, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, forbidden love, lovers, irish, betrayal, infidelity, adultery, marriage, medieval, moral dilemma, knight, love story ...
Time: middle ages
Place: ireland, england, europe, cornwall
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System:   29%
    User:   24%
 
Anna and the King
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The story of the romance between the King of Siam (now Thailand) and the widowed British school teacher Anna Leonowens during the 1860s. Anna teaches the children and becomes romanced by the King. She convinces him that a man can be loved by just ...
Style: romantic, captivating, emotional, sentimental, factual ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, love story, opposites attract, royal court, royal family, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, betrayal, social differences, unlikely friendships, teacher ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: thailand, asia, england, burma, southeast asia
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System:   29%
    User:   34%
 
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Flags of Our Fathers
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: There were five Marines and one Navy Corpsman photographed raising the U.S. flag on Mt. Suribachi by Joe Rosenthal on February 23, 1945. This is the story of three of the six surviving servicemen – John 'Doc' Bradley, Pvt. Rene Gagnon ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, dramatic, sincere ...
Plot: war, military, island, survival, torture, guilt, propaganda, violence, prejudice, death, friendship, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: japan, asia, usa, iraq, arizona ...
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System:   28%
    User:   28%
 
Captain Corelli's Mandolin
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When a Greek fisherman leaves to fight with the Greek army during WWII, his fiancee falls in love with the local Italian commander. The film is based on a novel about an Italian soldier's experiences during the Italian occupation of the Greek ...
Style: sentimental, epic, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, island, war, love, soldier, wartime, love story, german, beautiful scenery, impossible love, village, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, greece, italy, germany, albania
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System:   28%
    User:   100%
 
The Last of the Mohicans
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: As the English and French soldiers battle for control of the American colonies in the 18th century, the settlers and native Americans are forced to take sides. Cora and her sister Alice unwittingly walk into trouble but are reluctantly saved by ...
Style: epic, realistic, exciting, emotional, serious ...
Plot: romance, adventure, wilderness, vengeance, native americans, revenge, colonialism, brutality, forbidden love, indians, interracial romance, love story ...
Time: 18th century, 1930s
Place: usa, england
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System:   28%
    User:   33%
 
Here on Earth
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A rich college kid is taught a lesson after a joy ride ends up destroying a country restaurant.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, small town, terminal illness, cancer, love, fall in love, love story, young lovers, rich and poor, teenage love, social differences, family ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new jersey
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System:   28%
    User:   30%
 
 7.2
 132K
War Horse
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World War One. Despite being too young to enlist, Albert heads to France to save his friend.
Style: epic, sentimental, emotional, realistic, touching ...
Plot: war, friendship, german, hopes, horse, british, beautiful scenery, wartime, storytelling, innocence lost, military, animals ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1918
Place: england, europe, france
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System:   27%
    User:   22%
 
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Swing Shift
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1941 America Kay and her husband are happy enough until he enlists after Pearl Harbor. Against his wishes, his wife takes a job at the local aircraft plant where she meets Hazel, the singer from across the way the two soon become firm friends and ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, factory, wartime, women, period piece, war, adultery, fall in love, love and romance, nazis, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1950s, 1930s, year 1941 ...
Place: germany, poland
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System:   27%
    User:   30%
 
Legends of the Fall
Genre: Drama, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An epic tale of three brothers and their father living in the remote wilderness of 1900s USA and how their lives are affected by nature, history, war, and love.
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, epic, serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, native americans, vengeance, tragedy, love triangle, death, revenge, love story, brothers, family bonds, beautiful scenery, war ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century, edwardian era
Place: montana, usa
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System:   26%
    User:   22%
 
 6.0
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Windtalkers
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Joe Enders is a gung-ho Marine assigned to protect a "windtalker" - one of several Navajo Indians who were used to relay messages during World War II because their spoken language was indecipherable to Japanese code breakers.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, rough, sincere ...
Plot: war, island, survival, native americans, friendship, code, brutality, violence, courage, soldier, gory, wartime ...
Time: 20th century, year 1943, year 1944, 1940s
Place: japan, asia, arizona
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System:   26%
    User:   26%
 
Ashoka the Great
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: India
Duration: 169 min.
Story: In India, about 260 BC in the Empire of Magadha, the Prince Asoka (Shah Rukh Khan) survives to many betrayals of his brothers, leaded by the evil Susima (Ajit Kumar), who wants to kill him to inherit the throne. His mothers orders Asoka to leave ...
Style: epic, stylized, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: bollywood, romance, redemption, betrayal, dancing, tough heroes, indians, storytelling, violence, emperor, deadly, destiny ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: india, asia
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System:   26%
    User:   26%
 
In Love and War
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After teenage ambulance driver Ernest Hemingway (Chris O'Donnell) takes shrapnel in the leg during World War I, he falls in love with Agnes von Kurowsky (Sandra Bullock), a beautiful older nurse at the hospital where he's sent to recover. ...
Style: sentimental, serious, romantic, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, war, young lovers, love story, love, couple relations, happy ending, destiny, love affair, relationships, life, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 20th century
Place: europe, italy
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System:   26%
    User:   30%
 

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The Tuskegee Airmen
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During the Second World War, a special project is begun by the US Army Air Corps to integrate African American pilots into the Fighter Pilot Program. Known as the "Tuskegee Airman" for the name of the airbase at which they were trained, ...
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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, 1940s, 1950s
Place: japan, australia, asia, korea, the philippines ...
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