Movies like Pearl Harbor

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Pearl Harbor (2001)
 6.2
 296K
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, epic, factual, emotional, serious, captivating, realistic, intense ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, war, world war two, love and romance, navy, aerial combats, tragic event, friends, airplane, u.s. navy, love, wartime, patriotism, childhood friend, pilot, military, friendship between men, fiance fiancee relationship, missing in action, danger, destiny, nurse, u.s. air force, fighter pilot, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1941, year 1942, 1940s, 1920s
Place: hawaii, pearl harbor, japan, england, battleship, asia, europe ...

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Most similar movies to Pearl Harbor

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, dramatic, serious and intense films with plots about courage, dialogue, sacrifice, culture clash, catastrophe, war and mentor mostly in Drama, War and Action genres. Some movies like Pearl Harbor: Flyboys (2006), Dear John (2010), Dark Blue World (2001), Titanic (1997), Top Gun (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 40K
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, factual, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: aerial combat, war, military, airplane, adventure, german, french, heroes, danger, vengeance, heroic mission, biplane ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 130K
Dear John (2010)
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, sincere, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: love and romance, love, young lovers, couple relations, true love, love affair, soldier, couples, breakup, romance, love letter, lovers reunited ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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, captivating, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, czech, soldier, pilot, war, culture clash, romance, aviation, wartime life, battle zone, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1939
Place: england, europe, poland, prague, czechoslovakia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.8
 971K
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, captivating, based on true events ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: love story, love and romance, love, romance, ship, fall in love, opposites attract, drowning, tragic love, titanic, sea disaster, iceberg ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, edwardian era, 1990s
Place: england, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 6.9
 268K
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
Plot: fighter pilot, officers and cadets, navy, pilot, cold war, u.s. navy, fall in love, love and romance, military, contests and competitions, ambition, power relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, sentimental, erotic, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love story, tragic love, mysterious character, expedition, loss of loved one, power of love, love and romance, destiny, war, map, stranded, wartime life ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, year 1944 ...
Place: libya, italy, ethiopia, egypt, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 482K
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, romantic, emotional, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, love story, true love, love affair, young lovers, love triangle, romance, power of love, lovers reunited, social differences, fall in love, loss of loved one ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 90s, 1940s, 1990s
Place: south carolina, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 63K
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, serious, sincere, rough, emotional ...
Plot: code, behind enemy lines, war, survival, navajo, danger, military life, friendship, courage, heroic mission, top secret, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1944, year 1943
Place: japan, asia, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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We Were Soldiers (2002)
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: factual, serious, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, vietnam war, military, military life, heroes, wartime life, death, battle, explosion, war, battle zone, behind enemy lines ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: vietnam, asia, usa, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 240K
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, captivating, rough, sentimental, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolution, vengeance, rebellion, battles, american revolution, freedom, daring rescue, human spirit, heroic mission, parents and children, war, period piece ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s, 1780s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa, england, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspenseful, exciting, epic, factual ...
Plot: military life, military, navy, war, political unrest, state affairs, imperial japan, battles, danger, rebellion, anti war, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1941, 1940s
Place: japan, hawaii, battleship, pearl harbor, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.2
 133K
Cold Mountain (2003)
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, epic, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: american civil war, tragic love, getting home, survival, lovers reunited, loss of family member, slavery, lovers apart, power of love, love and romance, wartime life, friendship ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: usa, south carolina, north carolina, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001)
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: realistic, serious, sentimental, intense, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: resistance fighter, italian army, italian soldier, romance, war, love and romance, impossible love, social relations, wartime life, fall in love, island, officer ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: greece, europe, albania, italy, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 901K
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, rough, exciting, factual, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: freedom, war, warrior, tragic hero, courage, battles, love story, heroes, folk hero, torture, leadership, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: scotland, england, scottish highlands, europe, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 128K
Allied (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In 1942, an intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, bilingual, tragic ending, romantic ...
Plot: spy, french, resistance, betrayal, love, war, military, danger, race against time, intrigue, investigation, moral dilemma ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: france, north africa, morocco, london, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 25K
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
Plot: soldier, battles, one last job, mission, bomber, military, behind enemy lines, war, friendship, airplane, rescue, patriotism ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1943
Place: europe, england, germany, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.9
 32K
Red Tails (2012)
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, epic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighter pilot, military life, aerial combats, military base, soldier, discrimination, military, war, danger, interracial relations, heroic mission, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944, year 1942
Place: europe, italy, pentagon, germany, cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, sincere, touching ...
Plot: fame, loss of friend, war, military, survival, homecoming, danger, selflessness, propaganda, battle zone, battles, military life ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: japan, asia, usa, manhattan new york city, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, serious, touching, epic ...
Plot: soldier, resistance, war, allies, invasion, german, military, navy, military life, battle zone, officers and cadets, nazi ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1944
Place: normandy, france, europe, england, english channel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.9
 4K
Swing Shift (1984)
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: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love triangle, romance, friendship, love and romance, couples, couple relations, love affair, world war two, factory, husband wife relationship, wartime, adultery ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1941, 1950s ...
Place: germany, poland, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: factual, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, surprise ending ...
Plot: warship, u.s. navy, world war two, disobeying orders, trial, survival, secret mission, stranded, disaster film, male camaraderie, lost at sea, rescue ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: battleship, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.
Style: realistic, bleak, disturbing, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: survival, military, imperial japan, suicide, battles, war, stabbing, invasion, enemy, letter, horse, soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 2005, year 1945
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Head in the Clouds (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A romantic drama set in 1930's England, Paris, and Spain. Gilda Bessé shares her Paris apartment with an Irish schoolteacher, Guy Malyon, and Mia, a refugee from Spain. As the world drifts toward war, Gilda defiantly pursues her hedonistic ...
Style: sexy, captivating, sentimental, romantic, erotic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love triangle, sexual relations, false accusation, soldier, romance, love and romance, lesbian, war, fall in love, couple relations, couples, infidelity ...
Time: 20s, 40s, 20th century, 30s, 1930s ...
Place: europe, spain, france, england, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, factual ...
Plot: british history, aerial combat, war, raf, politics, against the odds, soldier, military, battles, aerial combats, rescue, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1940, 1930s
Place: england, europe, berlin germany, english channel, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.9
 479K
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: harsh, atmospheric, suspense, dramatic, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, wartime, british army, evacuation, war, british history, survival, soldier, rescue, rescue mission, surrounded, nazi occupied france ...
Time: year 1940, 20th century, 1940s
Place: battleship, europe, france, english channel, flanders ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.7
 343K
Black Hawk Down (2001)
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, disturbing, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courage, tough heroes, war, sniper, battles, warrior, helicopter, military, danger, survival, army, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1992, year 1993, 1990s
Place: somalia, africa, arkansas, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
In Harm's Way (1965)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: A naval officer reprimanded after Pearl Harbor is later promoted to rear admiral and gets a second chance to prove himself against the Japanese.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, factual ...
Plot: naval officer, war, military life, heroic mission, battles, danger, politics, father son relationship, world war two, admiral, second chance, wartime ...
Place: battleship, pearl harbor, hawaii, pacific ocean, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Brylcreem Boys (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1941, as part of an effort to remain strictly neutral, the Dublin government made a deal with both Berlin and London whereby any soldier, sailor or pilot captured on Irish soil, whether of German or Allied forces, would be interned for the ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: love triangle, rivalry, love and romance, fall in love, anti war, human spirit, war, world war two, rescue, military life, village, german officer ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Tuskegee Airmen (1995)
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, ...
Style: sincere, serious, exciting, factual, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighter pilot, racism, military, aviation, training, war, human spirit, against the odds, interracial relations, officers and cadets, americana, anti war ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: alabama, usa, italy, arkansas, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.4
 10K
Charlotte Gray (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Australia, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: This is a drama set in Nazi-occupied France at the height of World War II. Charlotte Gray tells the compelling story of a young Scottish woman working with the French Resistance in the hope of rescuing her lover, a missing RAF pilot. Based on the ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, realistic, sexy, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: resistance, espionage, romance, war, couples, rescue, friends, holocaust, wartime life, secret agents, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: france, london, europe, paris france, vichy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%