Movies like The Night Watch

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The Night Watch (2011)
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The Night Watch (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set against the turbulent backdrop of London in the 1940s, this adaptation of Sarah Waters' bestselling novel, The Night Watch, follows four young Londoners inextricably linked by their wartime experiences. In a time when the barriers of sexual morality and social convention have been broken down, Kay, Helen, Viv and Duncan enjoy a freedom never experienced before. Moving back in time through the 1940s into the maelstrom of the Blitz, the lives, loves and losses of these four central characters are unravelled. For them, the post-war victory is bittersweet, for it returns them to the margins of society, from which they hoped they had been liberated. In order to build their future they must each make peace with their past.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, stylized, sexy, realistic, sexual
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lgbt, lesbian, love affair, romance, love and romance, life is a bitch, sexual relations, couples, wartime life, haunted by the past, war, love, lgbtq, gay, post war, prisoner, ambulance, unwanted pregnancy, extramarital affair, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, world war two, sex scene, soldier, lesbian sex ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, 20th century, 40s
Place: london, england, europe

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Most similar movies to The Night Watch

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and touching films with plots about love and romance, romance, world war two, wartime life, couples, war and love affair mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like The Night Watch: Pornography (2003), Yanks (1979), Summerland (2020), In the Land of Blood and Honey (2011), Forever Nevermore (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Pornography (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Poland, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Two intellectuals, a writer and a director, begin to play a mysterious psychological game in a peaceful countryside manor house during the Nazi occupation.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, countryside, social differences, losing-it hero, life is a bitch, teenage life, wartime life, obsession, haunted by the past, war, holocaust ...
Time: 1940s
Place: poland, warsaw poland, europe
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Yanks (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA, West Germany
Duration: 138 min.
Story: During WWII, the United States set up army bases in Great Britain as part of the war effort. Against their proper sensibilities, many of the Brits don't much like the brash Yanks, especially when it comes to the G.I.s making advances on the ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: world war two, soldier, wartime life, american abroad, prejudice, racism, love affair, couple relations, opposites attract, romance, war, forbidden love ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: england, northern england, europe
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100%
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Summerland (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman during the Second World War opens her heart to an evacuee after initially resolving to be rid of him.
Style: melancholic, sincere, psychological, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: love, world war two, lesbian romance, lesbian love, lesbian, lesbianism, lesbian couple, lesbian relationship, lesbian interest, lgbtq, schoolboy, flashback ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
In the Land of Blood and Honey (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: During the Bosnian War, Danijel, a soldier fighting for the Serbs, re-encounters Ajla, a Bosnian who's now a captive in his camp he oversees. Their once promising connection has become ambiguous as their motives have changed.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, romantic ...
Plot: bosnian war, soldier, prisoner, muslim, forbidden love, war, violence, escape, life is a bitch, love affair, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sarajevo, bosnia herzegovina, former yugoslavia, europe, bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Forever Nevermore (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Brazil
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A dramatic novel that presents the submission in a relationship between an Italian settler and a Brazilian woman in 1932. Luiza is a generation of women who were sent to convents to be educated, many of the high cost of permanency option ran out and ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, gloomy
Plot: rebellion, love affair, forbidden love, rivalry, love and romance, society, life is a bitch, couples, revolution, wartime life, vengeance, war ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: latin america, brazil
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52%
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Sonny Boy (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Waldemar Nods, a young man from Suriname, meets the older Dutch woman Rika van der Lans and they fall in love. In pre-WWII Netherlands they could not be more different. The one black, the other white, 17 years between them and on top of that Rika ...
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: interracial relations, forbidden love, unlikely couple, romance, love affair, couples, society, family relations, parents and children, racism, bittersweet, forceful separation ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Sword of Honour (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 208 min.
Story: Guy Crouchback joins the war effort during World War 2, an idealistic quest to join the forces of good in the fight against evil. But his efforts is not rewarded, he never has any chance to join any real fighting, circumstances always prevent it. ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching, semi autobiographical ...
Plot: world war two, military, love triangle, fighting the system, soldier, betrayal, haunted by the past, military life, love and romance, life is a bitch, war, society ...
Time: future, 1940s
Place: england, europe
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51%
The Last Train (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two people, a Frenchman Julien Maroyeur and a Jewish German woman (Anna Kupfer) met on a train while escaping the German army entering France.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: world war two, train, love, french resistance, refugee, railway, family, couple relations, wartime life, fall in love, holocaust, love affair ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Arch of Triumph (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Arch of Triumph is a 1985 British made-for-television film based on the novel Arch of Triumph by Erich Maria Remarque, which was previously adapted in 1948 for a film of the same name with Ingrid Bergman and Charles Boyer. Dr. Ravic (Anthony ...
Style: noir, realistic, serious, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: world war two, concentration camp, doctor, intrigue, against humanity, war, love and romance, unfulfillment, romance, on the run, life is a bitch, vengeance ...
Time: 1930s
Place: paris france, france, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Every Time We Say Goodbye (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An American flyer who joined the RAF before his country was in the war is recovering from a leg injury in Jerusalem. Through an English friend he meets a quiet Jewish girl whose close-knit family originally came from Spain. The two are attracted to ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, romantic
Plot: world war two, friends, friendship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, fall in love, opposites attract, romance, love affair, couple relations, social differences, couples ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: jerusalem, middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
A Soldier's Tale (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the days following the D-Day invasion in Normandy, France, a British platoon leader named Saul (Gabriel Byrne) and his corporal (Paul Wyett) reach an isolated farmhouse and encounter a beautiful French girl named Belle (Marianne Basler). Love ...
Style: realistic, emotional, tense, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, soldier, love affair, romance, war, love and romance, couples, impossible love, unfulfilled love, woman in danger, wartime life, love ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: france, europe, normandy
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25%
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Dresden (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 176 min.
Story: At a Dresden hospital in 1945, nurse Anna Mauth (Felicitas Woll) cares for badly injured British pilot Robert Newman (John Light), whom Anna believes to be a German deserter. As Allied forces close in, Anna grows close to Robert despite her ...
Style: captivating, tense, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: world war two, war, bombing, behind enemy lines, survival, military, love affair, moral dilemma, wartime life, romance, fall in love, military life ...
Time: 1940s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Housewife, 49 (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Downtrodden wife and mother Nella's life takes an unexpected turn for the better after she joins the Women's Voluntary Service office in Barrow-in-Furness during the Second World War. However, her new-found happiness is shattered when her ...
Style: captivating, emotional, touching, sincere, serious ...
Plot: world war two, wartime life, society, love and romance, war, life is a bitch, parent grown child relationship, female protagonist, heroes, unhappy marriage, volunteer, family home ...
Time: 1940s, year 1939, year 1941
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Land Girls (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: During World War II, the organisation "The Women's Land Army" recruited women to work on British farms while the men were off to war. Three such "land girls" of different social backgrounds - quiet Stella, young hairdresser ...
Style: sexy, touching, sentimental, realistic, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: world war two, countryside, friendship, love, farm, wartime life, working class, war, romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), wine, farming ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: england, english channel, united kingdom, europe, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The End of the Affair (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On a rainy London night in 1946, novelist Maurice Bendrix has a chance meeting with Henry Miles, husband of his ex-mistress Sarah, who abruptly ended their affair two years before. Bendrix's obsession with Sarah is rekindled; he succumbs to his ...
Style: romantic, erotic, enigmatic, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, world war two, obsessive love, jealousy, love, obsession, romance, adultery, private detective, betrayal, love affair, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 1940s, 19th century, 1930s, 20th century, year 1946
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A Village Affair (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the bestselling novel by Joanna Trollope Recently returned to England from New York City, vivacious heiress Clodagh Unwin befriends a couple new to her village. The husband is entranced by the young aristocrat, but Clodagh has eyes for ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: adultery, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, village life, lesbian sex, romance, lesbian, infidelity, family relations, family life, family problems, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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War Bride (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Anna Friel stars in classy wartime drama The War Bride. She plays Lily, an orphan who suddenly finds herself married, with child and living with hostile in-laws in the wilds of Canada.
Style: serious, emotional, sentimental, touching, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, culture clash, love and romance, against the odds, wartime life, couples, family relations, family problems, romance, society, homecoming, fall in love ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: canada, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Rotterdam Bombing (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A thrilling love story between the young boxer Vincent and the German Eva, who soon has to marry with the middle-aged Dirk to save her family. While the war starts in the Netherlands their impossible love inflames. May 14, 1940, the day that the ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, life is a bitch, wartime life, arranged marriage, bombing, society, social differences, german occupation, romance, unfulfillment, brother sister relationship, sibling relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Love Street (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A handyman in a 1940s Paris brothel tries to help the prostitute he loves with her singing career and romantic life.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sexual, melancholic ...
Plot: prostitute, wartime life, fall in love, romance, couples, teenage sex, erotica, prostitution, love and romance, black market, world war two, poker ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Little England (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Τwo sisters from the island of Andros, dubbed Little England because of its affluence, are both in love with the same man. Set in the Greek Civil War period and ending in the 1950s, the movie is based on the homonymous novel by Ioanna Karystiani.
Style: serious, touching, stylized, emotional, realistic
Plot: love and romance, island, love triangle, lovers apart, sister sister relationship, love, infidelity, marriage, cheating wife, love story, forbidden love, torment ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: greece
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47%
Hanover Street (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Margaret is a nurse in England during WW2, and married to a secret agent. Things get complicated when she falls for David, an American pilot.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sincere
Plot: world war two, secret mission, secret agents, war, couples, couple relations, fall in love, love triangle, infidelity, dishonesty, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: london, france, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Waiting Room (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two complete strangers, ANNA and STEPHEN, are brought together by chance by an elderly man who waits for his wife on a station platform. Their fateful meeting acts as a catalyst for them to examine and challenge what's going on in their ...
Style: touching, emotional, captivating, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: love affair, romance, couples, breakup, family problems, family relations, friendship, train, single parent, chance meeting, stranger, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Lady Chatterley's Lover (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An early-20th-century tale of love across class boundaries which tells the legendary and romantic story of Lady Chatterley’s affair with her gamekeeper. Jed Mercurio’s adaptation of DH Lawrence’s classic.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, sexy, captivating ...
Plot: cheating on husband, love affair, social differences, infidelity, master and servant, society, obsession, sexual relations, romance, couples, fall in love, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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In Tranzit (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Russia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Nazi POWs suspected of heinous acts are locked up in a Soviet women's prison run by vengeful female guards. To weed out the guilty, the innocent must pay. Can supposed enemies turn into great loves? Based on a true post-World War II story, this ...
Style: sincere, uplifting, realistic, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: wartime life, world war two, soldier, captivity, against humanity, life is a bitch, prison life, genocide, society, confined, heroes, injustice ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two
Place: st. petersburg russia, russia, europe, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Lucie Aubrac (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A love story or a tale of the resistance, this poignant movie tells both the haunting story of a French resistance cell in Lyon but also the love of Lucie Aubrac for her husband...
Style: sexy, emotional, enigmatic, factual, romantic ...
Plot: world war two, love, french resistance, romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, resistance, runaway, secrets, love story, relationships, literature ...
Time: 1940s, 19th century, 20th century
Place: france, england, lyon, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Tears in the Rain (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Casey Cantrell's mother died, her last wish was that her daughter would give a letter to Lord Richard Bredon, living in the UK. When Casey arrives in London, Lord Bredon denies ever having known her mother. Casey meets Lord Bredon's ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: brother sister incest, forbidden love, couples, last wish, family relations, parents and children, fall in love, tragic love, unfulfilled love, self discovery, jazz, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Spring 1941 (2007)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland, Israel
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After Germany invades Poland and the Nazis order the confinement of all local Jews in the ghetto, medical doctor Artur Planck (Joseph Fiennes) manages to flee with his family, seeking refuge at the farm of Emilia (Kelly Harrison), their former ...
Style: emotional, tense, serious, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: wartime life, world war two, love triangle, family in danger, couple relations, against humanity, isolation, confined, dishonesty, life is a bitch, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: eastern europe, poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Last Metro (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: In occupied Paris, an actress married to a Jewish theater owner must keep him hidden from the Nazis while doing both of their jobs.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, sexy, poignant, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: world war two, love triangle, theater, anti semitism, jewish, infidelity, wartime life, theatre play, occupation, confined, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: france, paris france, europe, germany, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Closing the Ring (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: During the 1940s, a group of young men go off to war, leaving behind Ethel Ann, who is in love with one of them, Teddy. In modern-day Belfast, a man named Jimmy endeavors to return a ring found in the wreckage of a crashed plane. He travels to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, touching, realistic
Plot: world war two, death in the family, couple relations, optimism, couples, romance, battles, wartime life, parents and children, family relations, family problems, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 50s
Place: ireland, europe, belfast
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45%
Testament of Youth (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Denmark
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Testament of Youth is a powerful story of love, war and remembrance, based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain, which has become the classic testimony of that war from a woman’s point of view. A searing journey from youthful hopes and ...
Style: touching, captivating, serious, stylized, factual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war one, war, wartime, nurse, women, wartime life, life is a bitch, aspiring writer, love affair, love and romance, death, adaptation ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1918, 1920s, 18th century ...
Place: england, oxford university, london, flanders, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%