Movies like Pearl Harbor

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Pearl Harbor (2001)
 6.2
 331K
Pearl Harbor (2001)
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: romantic, sentimental, exciting, serious, realistic, captivating, epic, factual, emotional, intense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: world war two, love triangle, war, love and romance, navy, warship, love, airplane, aerial combats, battleship, fighter pilot, pilot, military, u.s. air force, tragic event, battles, nurse, patriotism, fiance fiancee relationship, friends, u.s. army, military officer, military hospital, buddies, wartime ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1941, year 1942, 1920s, 40s
Place: pearl harbor, hawaii, japan, england, asia, usa, europe ...

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Most similar movies to Pearl Harbor

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, dramatic and intense films with plots about war, sacrifice, courage, catastrophe, military, death and soldier mostly in Drama, War and Action genres. Some movies like Pearl Harbor: Midway (2019), Flyboys (2006), Top Gun (1986), Greyhound (2020), Dark Blue World (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 84K
Midway (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The story of the soldiers and aviators who helped turn the tide of the Second World War during the iconic Battle of Midway in June 1942.
Style: exciting, bleak, suspense, scary, sad ...
Plot: u.s. navy, sea battle, warship, naval battle, aircraft carrier, aerial combat, fighter pilot, navy, fighter plane, air battle, battleship, shipwreck ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, year 1942, year 1941, year 1937 ...
Place: pearl harbor, pacific ocean, tokyo, honolulu hawaii, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.5
 43K
Flyboys (2006)
Genre: Action, 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: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, harsh, factual ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: war, aerial combat, world war one, airplane, military, adventure, german, heroes, vengeance, heroic mission, french, biplane ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 401K
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, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: fighter pilot, u.s. navy, officers and cadets, air force, airplane, aviator, pilot, cold war, warplane, fighter jet, navy, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.0
 95K
Greyhound (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Canada, China
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A first-time captain leads a convoy of allied ships carrying thousands of soldiers across the treacherous waters of the “Black Pit” to the front lines of WW2. With no air cover protection for 5 days, the captain and his convoy must battle the ...
Style: serious, exciting, emotional, compassionate, suspense ...
Plot: world war two, u.s. navy, navy, warship, war, submarine, convoy, ship captain, battleship, ocean, us military, naval officer ...
Time: 1940s
Place: atlantic ocean, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Dark Blue World (2001)
Genre: War, Drama, Action, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Germany, Denmark, Italy, France, USA
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, sincere, captivating, intense, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, world war two, friendship, pilot, war, culture clash, wartime life, aviation, battle zone, romance, aerial combat, friendship between men ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1950, post world war two, year 1939
Place: england, europe, poland, prague, central europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The English Patient (1996)
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, romantic, sentimental, captivating, erotic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: tragic love, world war two, beautiful scenery, war, mysterious character, love story, adultery, betrayal, stranded, expedition, love and romance, power of love ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942, year 1944, 1930s
Place: italy, sahara, egypt, cairo egypt, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The harrowing true story of the crew of the USS Indianapolis, who were stranded in the Philippine Sea for five days after delivering the atomic weapons that would eventually end WWII. As they awaited rescue, they endured extreme thirst, hunger, and ...
Style: dramatic, tense, suspense, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warship, u.s. navy, sinking ship, world war two, lost at sea, ocean, stranded, survival, disobeying orders, disaster, rescue, top secret ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: pacific ocean, washington d.c., the philippines, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 149K
Dear John (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller, 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: romantic, sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love and romance, love, true love, couple relations, soldier, couples, love affair, fall in love, lovers reunited, love story, young lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Suite Française (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, France, Canada, Belgium, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: France, 1940. In the first days of occupation, beautiful Lucile Angellier is trapped in a stifled existence with her controlling mother-in-law as they both await news of her husband: a prisoner of war. Parisian refugees start to pour into their ...
Style: emotional, captivating, realistic, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, world war two, nazi occupation, german soldier, fall in love, german officer, love and romance, war, nazi officer, nazi occupied france, soldier, military ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1940, 18th century
Place: france, europe, germany, paris france, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, epic, factual ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: world war two, military life, battleship, military, air raid, navy, war, state affairs, political unrest, imperial japan, battles, rebellion ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1941, 70s
Place: japan, hawaii, pearl harbor, washington d.c., usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 1.0M
Braveheart (1995)
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, breathtaking, rough, scenic, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: freedom, battles, warrior, tragic hero, courage, war, medieval, idealism, vengeance, leadership, folk hero, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century, 13th century
Place: scotland, scottish highlands, england, europe, united kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.9
 1.2M
Titanic (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 194 min.
Story: 84 years later, a 101-year-old woman named Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story to her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert, Brock Lovett, Lewis Bodine, Bobby Buell and Anatoly Mikailavich on the Keldysh about her life set in April 10th 1912, on a ship called ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, emotional, dramatic, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: tragic love, opposites attract, ship, love and romance, love, fall in love, romance, forbidden love, love story, titanic, disaster, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, edwardian era, 90s, year 1912 ...
Place: england, new york, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
 69K
Windtalkers (2002)
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, sincere, serious, rough, emotional ...
Plot: world war two, war, code, military life, artillery, marines, heroes, military, mexican standoff, behind enemy lines, survival, strong violent content ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1944, year 1943
Place: japan, asia, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 642K
Dunkirk (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Netherlands, France, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.
Style: dramatic, atmospheric, epic, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, wartime, rescue mission, warship, evacuation, british history, war, survival, battlefield, british army, nazi occupied france, bravery ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1940
Place: dunkirk, france, europe, english channel, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 565K
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, motivational ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, true love, love and romance, fall in love, love story, power of love, lovers reunited, love affair, love triangle, social differences, young lovers, love at first sight ...
Time: 1940s, 90s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: south carolina, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 149K
Cold Mountain (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, Italy, Romania, UK
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: captivating, emotional, sincere, touching, epic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: tragic love, american civil war, slavery, loss of family member, survival, getting home, loss of loved one, soldier, friendship, civil war, love story, lovers reunited ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: south carolina, usa, north carolina, appalachia, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Band of Brothers (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 594 min.
TV show
Story: Drawn from interviews with survivors of Easy Company, as well as their journals and letters, Band of Brothers chronicles the experiences of these men from paratrooper training in Georgia through the end of the war. As an elite rifle company ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, heroic, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, war, military, soldier, battles, military life, combat, sniper, paratrooper, behind enemy lines, american soldier, nazi germany ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, france, austria, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 273K
The Patriot (2000)
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: uplifting, rough, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: battles, war, revolution, vengeance, american revolution, rebellion, human spirit, freedom, heroic mission, patriotism, soldier, lone hero ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s, 1780s, georgian era
Place: south carolina, southern usa, usa, england, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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We Were Soldiers (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Germany, USA
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: factual, serious, realistic, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, vietnam war, battles, war, soldier, military life, battlefield, heroes, wartime life, heroic mission, army, u.s. army ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: vietnam, asia, usa, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 36K
Red Tails (2012)
Genre: Action, 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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighter pilot, world war two, interracial relations, aerial combats, war, military life, military base, soldier, discrimination, airplane, military, battles ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944, year 1942
Place: europe, italy, pentagon, germany, cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.3
 12K
The Red Baron (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Richthofen goes off to war like thousands of other men. As fighter pilots, they become cult heroes for the soldiers on the battlefields. Marked by sportsmanlike conduct, technical exactitude and knightly propriety, they have their own code of ...
Style: emotional, serious, exciting, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: world war one, airplane, soldier, military, rise to the top, romance, fall in love, unfulfillment, heroes, military life, tragic love, love affair ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, france, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.9
 29K
Memphis Belle (1990)
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: tense, exciting, serious, rough, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: bomber, world war two, military, war, soldier, battles, u.s. air force, heroic mission, one last job, behind enemy lines, friendship, airplane ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: europe, england, united kingdom, germany, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
The Bridge at Remagen (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In March of 1945, as the War in Europe is coming to a close, fighting erupts between German and American troops at the last remaining bridgehead across the Rhine.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, battles, war, military, escapades, wartime life, anti war, survival, heroes, against the odds, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1945
Place: germany, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Eternal Zero (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A young man Kentaro Saeki (Haruma Miura) keeps failing his bar test and does not know what to do any more. His older sister Keiko is a freelance writer. Kentaro and Keiko begin to search for information on their grandfather Kyuzo Miyabe (Junichi ...
Style: serious, stylized, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, war, military, human spirit, hopes, battles, moral dilemma, uncover truth, kamikaze, aerial combats, family relations ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: japan, pearl harbor, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tristan & Isolde (2006)
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, intense ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, knight, romance, love affair, true love, medieval, legends and myths, betrayal, infidelity, tragic love, love story, swords and armor ...
Time: middle ages
Place: ireland, england, cornwall, europe, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Isoroku Yamamoto, the Commander-in-Chief of the Combined Fleet (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto (1884-1943) was the Japanese Naval commander who was given the order to attack Pearl Harbour, an order he was duty bound to obey which went against his own personal beliefs. While this infamous attack is a low point in ...
Plot: navy, japanese history, world war two, fighter pilot, attack, air attack, newspaper reporter, war, aerial combats, admiral, aircraft carrier, warplane ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: pearl harbor, pacific ocean, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 82K
U-571 (2000)
Genre: Action, War
Country: France, USA, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In the midst of World War II, the battle under the sea rages and the Nazis have the upper hand as the Allies are unable to crack their war codes. However, after a wrecked U-boat sends out an SOS signal, the Allies realise this is their chance to ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: submarine, navy, naval battle, war, naval officer, world war two, nazism, sinking ship, military, sea battle, german, mission ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Longest Day (1962)
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: realistic, suspenseful, touching, serious, epic ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, resistance, military, war, invasion, allies, nazi, german, navy, military life, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1944
Place: normandy, france, europe, england, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Battle of Britain (1969)
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, epic ...
Plot: world war two, aerial combat, raf, british history, luftwaffe, battles, soldier, military, fighter pilot, war, politics, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1940, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london, berlin germany, english channel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.7
 7K
Mr. Sunshine (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: Based in Shinmiyangyo, or the U.S. expedition to Korea in the late 19th century, Mr. Sunshine tells the story of a Korean boy born into a family of a house servant running away to board an American warship, later to return to his homeland as a U.S. ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, factual
Plot: love triangle, culture clash, patriotism, destiny, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, betrayal, propaganda, historical event, tragic event, childhood friend, stereotypes, social realism ...
Time: 19th century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%