Movies like Swing Shift

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Swing Shift (1984)
 5.9
 5K
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 with the other girls become increasingly expert workers. As the war drags on Kay finally dates her trumpet playing foreman and life gets complicated
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, romantic, feel good, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: world war two, love triangle, friendship, romance, wartime, betrayal, adultery, fascism, courage, unlikely friendships, love and romance, couples, love affair, couple relations, bittersweet, husband wife relationship, military, love, war, catastrophe, survival, nazi, natural disaster, world war one, women ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 1930s, year 1941, 20th century, 80s, 1950s ...
Place: germany, poland, hawaii

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Most similar movies to Swing Shift

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, sexy, sentimental and romantic films with plots about catastrophe, love story, love and romance, romance, life philosophy, destiny and mentor mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like Swing Shift: The Lucky One (2012), For the Moment (1993), The Land Girls (1998), In Love and War (1996), Falling in Love Again (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
 109K
The Lucky One (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
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: romantic, touching, emotional, sentimental, scenic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, date night
Plot: love story, love affair, true love, romance, soldier, destiny, single mother, obsessive quest, loss of loved one, love, teenager, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, new jersey, middle east, new orleans, iraq ...
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100%
 6.0
 954
For the Moment (1993)
Genre: Romance, War, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This Canadian film presents and old-fashioned war time romance. It is set during 1942 in Manitoba and traces the doomed affair between a young farmer's wife (Christianne Hirt) whose husband is fighting abroad and a dashing Australian pilot ...
Style: realistic, sexy, enigmatic, breathtaking, dramatic ...
Plot: world war two, love, war, betrayal, romance, infidelity, bittersweet, camp, catastrophe, adaptation, beautiful scenery, culture clash ...
Time: 1940s, 70s
Place: canada, palestine, australia, israel, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: touching, sentimental, realistic, sexy, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: world war two, countryside, friendship, love, working class, wartime life, war, romance, farm, nudity (full frontal - brief), wine, railway ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: england, english channel, united kingdom, europe, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
In Love and War (1996)
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: romantic, sentimental, sexy, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: world war one, writers, war, romance, love, bittersweet, soldier, couple relations, doctors, wartime, brutality, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century
Place: italy, europe, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Falling in Love Again (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Harry and Sue Lewis met in the 40s as teenagers living in the Bronx. He was an aspiring architect, she was the most beautiful girl in school, and both had a fondness for bran muffins. They fell in love, got married, moved to Los Angeles, and had two ...
Style: sweet, romantic, melancholic, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, infidelity, love story, friendship, unlikely friendships, happy ending, midlife crisis, couples, couple relations, lifestyle, self discovery, love ...
Time: 1940s, 70s
Place: usa, bronx new york city, new york, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, romantic, light, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, romance, christmas, love and romance, love story, adultery, friendship, extramarital affair, couple relations, love affair, fall in love, women ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Edge of Love (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The Edge of love is a love story of two feisty women and a brilliant, charismatic poet who love both women. One woman Vera Phillips who is his first love and whom he lost for ten year, while other one is his present wife Caitlin who is adventurous ...
Style: romantic, captivating, sincere, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love triangle, marriage, jealousy, rivalry, husband wife relationship, infidelity, pregnancy, world war two, intrigue, unfulfillment, love, writers ...
Time: 1940s, 18th century
Place: wales, europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.4
 14K
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, harsh, poignant ...
Plot: world war two, love triangle, theater, anti semitism, women, jewish, wartime life, infidelity, actor, theatre play, confined, romance ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: france, paris france, europe, poland, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.0
 8K
Bed of Roses (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The seeds of love are planted when Lisa, a high-powered investment banker, receives flowers from a secret admirer. But when his fairy-tale fantasies clash with her workaholic ways, they soon find out that sometimes, it's harder than it seems ...
Style: romantic, fairy tale, touching, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: florist, magic, love, women, romance, revenge, sacrifice, betrayal, childhood, runaway, adultery, death ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.3
 14K
Coming Home (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The wife of a Marine serving in Vietnam, Sally Hyde (Jane Fonda) decides to volunteer at a local veterans hospital to occupy her time. There she meets Luke Martin (Jon Voight), a frustrated wheelchair-bound vet who has become disillusioned with the ...
Style: political, realistic, emotional, poignant, sexy ...
Plot: vietnam war, paraplegic, disability, love, homecoming, soldier, hospital, love triangle, military base, female bonding, war hero, surveillance ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Come See the Paradise (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Come See The Paradise is a deeply touching love story set against the backdrop of a dramatic and controversial period in American history, It follows the romance and eventual marriage of Jack McGurn (Dennis Quad), a hot blooded Irish American, and a ...
Style: emotional, romantic, dramatic, heartbreaking, sad ...
Plot: world war two, interracial romance, forbidden love, racism, family relations, love, culture clash, romance, war, holocaust, marriage, bomb ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1941, year 1936 ...
Place: hiroshima japan, ireland, japan, tokyo, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Walk in the Clouds (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: World War II vet Paul Sutton falls for a pregnant and unwed woman who persuades him -- during their first encounter -- to pose as her husband so she can face her family.
Style: romantic, sentimental, realistic, uplifting, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, happy ending, love and romance, romance, parents and children, vineyard, interracial romance, pretend relationship, wine, family relations, world war two, estate ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, post world war two
Place: san francisco, california, usa, sacramento california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: romantic, emotional, sentimental, erotic, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: world war two, adultery, war, tragic love, love story, betrayal, beautiful scenery, love, life & death, stranded, desert, mysterious character ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, year 1942, 1930s, 50s ...
Place: sahara, italy, africa, egypt, cairo egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.6
 4K
Zelary (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A nurse and her surgeon-lover are part of a resistance movement in 1940s Czechoslovakia. When they are discovered, her lover flees and she must find a place to hide. A patient whose life she saved, a man from a remote mountain village where time ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, sincere, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: world war two, redemption, small town, romance, marriage, betrayal, self discovery, life is a bitch, couple relations, resistance, society, hopes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, czechoslovakia, central europe, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 17K
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: romantic, sentimental, sad, touching, inspirational ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, love story, cancer, life & death, doctors, leukemia, beautiful scenery, parents and children, human nature, social differences, unfulfillment, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Head in the Clouds (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 132 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, romantic, sentimental, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: world war two, lesbian, orgy, love triangle, spanish civil war, bisexual woman, romance, lesbianism, sexual relations, group sex, war, betrayal ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 1940s, year 1944, year 1938 ...
Place: paris france, germany, spain, france, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: sentimental, romantic, intense, melancholic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: world war two, war, italian army, wartime, romance, german, resistance fighter, love and romance, impossible love, wartime life, fall in love, social relations ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: greece, rome italy, germany, italy, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Shining Through (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Spirited New Yorker Linda Voss goes to work for international lawyer and secret Office of Strategic Services operative Ed Leland just before World War II. As they fall in love, the United States enters the fight against Hitler, and Linda volunteers ...
Style: suspenseful, sentimental, suspense, melancholic, exciting ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: world war two, nazi germany, espionage, double agent, wartime, spy, wartime life, romance, behind enemy lines, secret agents, working undercover, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, new york, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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How to Make an American Quilt (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe Cleary, in Grasse, Calif. There, Finn learns that ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, light, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, marriage, friendship, romance, grandmother, women, advice, stereotypes, adultery, americana, marriage proposal, family life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, north carolina, northern california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.3
 5K
Love Jones (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Darius Lovehall is a young black poet in Chicago who starts dating Nina Moseley, a beautiful and talented photographer. While trying to figure out if they've got a "love thing" or are just "kicking it," they hang out with ...
Style: sexy, romantic, light, sentimental, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, sex, love affair, friendship, women, life philosophy, lifestyle, opposites attract, writer's life, love, gangsters, hip hop ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Turning Point (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When her daughter joins a ballet company, a former dancer is forced to confront her long-ago decision to give up the stage to have a family.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, sexy, affectionate ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: ballet, dancing, ballerina, bittersweet, midlife crisis, romance, mother daughter relationship, jealousy, rivalry, friendship, glbt, adolescence ...
Time: 1930s, 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, oklahoma, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Same Time, Next Year (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A man and woman meet by chance at a romantic inn over dinner. Although both are married to others, they find themselves in the same bed the next morning questioning how this could have happened. They agree to meet on the same weekend each year. ...
Style: talky, sentimental, feel good, clever, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: infidelity, polyamory, adultery, betrayal, cheating, bittersweet, marriage, creativity, stereotypes, small town, parenthood, love ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: realistic, sentimental, romantic, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love, relationships, women, divorce, romance, happy ending, life, bittersweet, writers, marriage, crime gone awry, camp ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Summer of '42 (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Silent as a painting, the movie shows us day-dreamer Hermie and his friends Oscy and Benjie spending the summer of '42 on an US island with their parents - rather unaffected by WWII. While Oscy's main worries are the when and how of ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sexy, breathtaking, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, world war two, older woman younger man relationship, beach house, summer vacation, teenager, age difference, love story, love, first sexual experience, teen angst, war widow ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 60s, 20th century, year 1942 ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 28K
Hope Floats (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Birdee Pruitt has been humiliated on live television by her best friend, Connie, who's been sleeping with Birdee's husband, Bill. Birdee tries starting over with her daughter, Bernice, by returning to her small Texas hometown, but ...
Style: sentimental, touching, romantic, feel good, sad ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: romance, small town, starting over, family relations, infidelity, cheerleading, family problems, love, couples, love story, happy ending, single father ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, california, austin texas, new jersey, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Way We Were (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two desperate people have a wonderful romance, but their political views and convictions drive them apart.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, captivating, intellectual ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: mccarthyism, naval officer, romance, love and romance, couples, adultery, friendship, love story, jewish, politics, young lovers, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1930s, 70s, year 1944 ...
Place: usa, new york, california, malibu california, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Bridges of Madison County (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Photographer Robert Kincaid wanders into the life of housewife Francesca Johnson for four days in the 1960s.
Style: romantic, sad, feel good, heartbreaking, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: photographer, love affair, adultery, impossible love, housewife, love story, romance, love, relationships, middle aged, infidelity, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, year 1965, post world war two, 80s, year 1987 ...
Place: iowa, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.8
 573K
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, romantic, emotional, sentimental, motivational ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, love story, love and romance, love, true love, power of love, youth, rich woman poor man, fall in love, young lovers, love of one's life, love affair ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, post world war two, 20th century, 90s
Place: south carolina, north carolina, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, romantic, sentimental, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: middle age romance, love, romance, true love, love and romance, love story, infidelity, parents and children, couples, life philosophy, death, hotel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 6K
For the Boys (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, War
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: With the help of the singer and dancer Dixie Leonhard US-Entertainer Eddie Sparks wants to bring some fun to the soldiers during World War II. Becoming a perfect team they tour from North Africa to the Pacific to act for "the boys". Later ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sexy, melancholic, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: world war two, vietnam war, women, music, friendship, corruption, interracial romance, stereotypes, life philosophy, sisters, multiple storylines, christmas ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, middle east, england, asia, korea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%