Movies like Tracks

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Tracks (1976)
 6.3
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Tracks (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A soldier returns from Vietnam on special assignment, accompanying the body of his friend by train to California for burial. During the trip, he falls in love with a gentle college student. But their relationship is shattered by his flashbacks to combat.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: train, soldier, friendship, homecoming, war, psychopath, vietnam war, military, college, friends, battles, mental illness, mentally unstable, buddies, love, railway, radio, funeral, nudity (full frontal - brief), passenger, vietnam veteran, train travel, death of friend, paranoia, flashback ...
Place: vietnam, usa, california, asia

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Most similar movies to Tracks

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychological and contemplative films with plots about military, soldier, vietnam war, friendship, friends, war and homecoming mostly in Drama, War and Crime genres. Some movies like Tracks: The Veteran (2006), An American Story (1992), Summertree (1971), Green Dragon (2001), Badland (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 639
The Veteran (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sidney J. Furie's The Veteran is a respectable straight-to-DVD movie that was headed for the "pleasant surprise" category before self-destructing with a terrible, out-of-the-blue ending.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: vietnam veteran, vietnam war, soldier, vengeance, confined, friendship, haunted by the past, politics, war, captivity, military life, innocence lost ...
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
An American Story (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: World War II has ended and many soldiers return to their houses and families. But three of them find themselves with big problems when they arrive at their home village.
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: politics, soldier, world war two, battles, fighting the system, dishonesty, society, military, rebellion, state affairs, friends, innocence lost ...
Time: 1940s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.6
 319
Summertree (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jerry, not a member of the 'protest generation' but is instead, an 'All American boy,' is drafted into the Army, just as things begin to go well for him. He decision to flee to Canada sparks off conflict with his parents, ending ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, rough, touching ...
Plot: college, battles, parents and children, anti war, vietnam war, rebelliousness, americana, innocence lost, military life, rebellion, society, war ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 6.1
 1K
Green Dragon (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A tale about Vietnamese refugees sent to an orientation camp on the Camp Pendleton Marine Base in California, 'Green Dragon' focuses on a young boy and his sister. Set in 1975, the film chronicles the stories told to the two children by ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, emotional, serious ...
Plot: military, interracial relations, friendship, self discovery, military life, human nature, homecoming, culture clash, translator, racism, military base, immigrants ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, california, usa, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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 6.1
 483
Badland (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Jerry (Jamie Draven) was an idealist when he served in the first Gulf War. But when he was later deployed to Iraq, Jerry was an older man, a father of three and embittered by broken promises and unfulfilled desires. When Jerry returns from Iraq he ...
Style: serious, disturbing, psychological, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: soldier, starting over, homecoming, hopes, life is a bitch, life turned upside down, military, war, desperation, strong violent content, anti war, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: iraq, afghanistan, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.2
 23K
Birdy (1984)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two young men are seriously affected by the Vietnam war. One of them has always been obsessed with birds - but now believes he really is a bird, and has been sent to a mental hospital. Can his friend help him pull through?
Style: psychological, realistic, touching, captivating, serious ...
Plot: vietnam war, friendship, obsession, mental illness, mental institution, bird, disfigurement, soldier, military hospital, war, coming of age, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, usa, asia, philadelphia, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.3
 6K
Jacknife (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A conflict develops between a troubled Vietnam veteran and the sister he lives with when she becomes involved romantically with the army buddy who reminds him of the tragic battle they both survived.
Style: emotional, realistic, sincere, psychological, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, vietnam veteran, siblings relations, haunted by the past, love and romance, human nature, homecoming, life is a bitch, loneliness, prom, alcohol abuse, depression ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, vietnam, connecticut, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Distant Thunder (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A troubled Vietnam war vet deserts his wife and child shortly after he returns from the war. He returns after 10 years, where he's been living like an animal in the forest. He finds himself unprepared for the changes that he will have to cope ...
Style: thought provoking, uplifting, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: forest, martial arts, homelessness, suicide, death in the family, human nature, parents and children, family life, homecoming, haunted by the past, terminal illness, friends ...
Time: 60s, 80s, year 1969
Place: vietnam, asia, illinois, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 6.8
 65
Memorial Day (1983)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An attorney finds himself at the center of a surprise reunion with the veterans of his platoon from Vietnam.The reunion stirs up painful memories and disturbing secrets for all involved.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: vietnam war, military, state affairs, hopes, buddies, war, legal, friends, power relations, battles, friendship, introspection ...
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.5
 528
The Dry Land (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A U.S. soldier returning home from war struggles to reconcile his experiences abroad with the life and family he left in Texas.
Style: realistic, sentimental, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: homecoming, family relations, society, family life, redemption, life is a bitch, soldier, buddies, parents and children, husband wife relationship, military, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, el paso texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.7
 372
Welcome Home (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An Air Force officer (Kris Kristofferson) returns to his father (Brian Keith), son and remarried wife (JoBeth Williams) in Vermont after 17 years in Vietnam.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, emotional, contemplative
Plot: power relations, family relations, vietnam war, parents and children, doctors and patients, anti war, military life, couple relations, homecoming, captivity, chaos and mayhem, hospital ...
Time: 20th century
Place: vietnam, cambodia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Missing in America (2005)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A haunted Vietnam veteran, living in exile in the forests of the Pacific Northwest, is faced with a life-changing decision after he is visited by a former platoon member and his young Amerasian daughter.
Style: realistic, psychological, emotional, touching, captivating ...
Plot: vietnam veteran, homecoming, friendship, life is a bitch, society, orphan, solitary, exile, interracial relations, vietnam war, redemption, farm ...
Place: usa, asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Journey from the Fall (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Thirteen years after the end of the Vietnam War, a family who was tragically affected by the war are forced to emigrate to America.
Style: serious, sincere, bleak, realistic
Plot: vietnam war, human spirit, fighting the system, refugee, political unrest, parents and children, re-education, hopes, society, tragic hero, military, immigrants ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, california, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
A Soldier's Sweetheart (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An Army medic brings his girlfriend to stay with him at an out of the way Vietnam outpost in 1967, the woman disappears one day and he begins searching for her.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, rough, bleak ...
Plot: graphic violence, apocalypse, anti war, wartime life, doctors and patients, kidnapping, military life, self discovery, heroic mission, innocence lost, culture clash, vietnam war ...
Time: 20th century
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.1
 994
Return (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Back from a tour of duty, Kelli struggles to find her place in her family and the rust-belt town she no longer recognizes.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, thought provoking, emotional ...
Plot: homecoming, introspection, soldier, redemption, human nature, military, unfulfillment, family problems, small town, child custody, strong female presence, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Go Tell the Spartans (1978)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Go Tell the Spartans is a 1978 American war film based on Daniel Ford's 1967 novel "Incident at Muc Wa." It tells the story about U.S. Army military advisers during the early part of the Vietnam War. Led my Major Asa Barker, these ...
Style: rough, serious, bleak, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: vietnam war, military life, haunted by the past, battles, military, idealism, political unrest, hopes, war, soldier, mercenary, death of protagonist ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, year 1964
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Handsome Harry (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An ex-Navy man carrying out the last wish of a dying shipmate renews contact with old friends to break the code of silence around a mysterious, long-buried crime.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, haunted by the past, military, last wish, hopes, dishonesty, betrayal, introspection, redemption, machismo, friendship between men, forgiveness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york state, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.1
 118
Happy New Year (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A war-torn marine returns home to face his fiercest battle yet - the one against himself.
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, rough, realistic ...
Plot: haunted by the past, homecoming, military, military hospital, under the surface, disability, friendship, soldier, post traumatic stress disorder, anti war, society, paralysis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Boys in Company C (1978)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Disheartened by futile combat, appalled by the corruption of their South Vietnamese ally, and constantly endangered by the incompetence of their own company commander, the young men find a possible way out of the war. They are told that if they ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, basic training, friendship, military, military life, chaos and mayhem, wartime life, innocence lost, officers and cadets, rebelliousness, anti war, instructor ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.4
 566
Resting Place (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A television movie set in Rockville, Georgia, in 1972. Major Kendall Laird, a Survival Assistance Officer, arrives in this sleepy little town with the body of Lieutenant Dwyte Johnson, a Vietnam war hero. It's Laird's job to help ...
Style: sincere, talky, serious, realistic
Plot: vietnam war, racism, parents and children, interracial relations, war, military life, military, investigation, racial injustice, death of son, patriot, mysterious death ...
Time: 70s, year 1972
Place: asia, vietnam, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God... Be Back by Five (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: serious, realistic, humorous, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, mental illness, amusement park, missing person, haunted by the past, self discovery, down on your luck, alcohol abuse, friends, bittersweet, buddies, social misfits ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.4
 9K
Bat*21 (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lt. Col. Iceal "Ham" Hambleton is a weapons countermeasures expert and when his aircraft is shot over enemy territory the Air Force very much wants to get him back. Hambleton knows the area he's in is going to be carpet-bombed but a ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, survival, jungle, rescue, golf, war, against the odds, adventure, battles, friendship, daring rescue ...
Place: vietnam, asia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 3K
Day Zero (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The military draft is back. Three best friends are drafted and given 30 days to report for duty. In that time they're forced to confront everything they believe about courage, duty, love, friendship and honor. If called to serve, what would you ...
Style: disturbing, serious, psychological, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, duty, coping, introspection, military, destiny, friends, protestor, politics, anti war, freedom, love ...
Time: future, september 11 2001
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Little Traitor (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on the novel "Panther in the Basement" by the world-renowned author, Amos Oz, the movie takes place in Palestine in 1947, just a few months before Israel becomes a state. Proffy Liebowitz, a militant yet sensitive eleven year old ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: friendship, military, rebellion, man boy relationship, friends, state affairs, soldier, british military, child protagonist, teaching the ways of the world, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1977, year 1947
Place: israel, middle east, london, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.4
 1K
The Visitors (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Bill, Martha and their little child Hal are spending a quiet winter Sunday in their cosy house when they get an unexpected visit from Mike Nickerson and Tony Rodriguez. Mike and Tony are old acquaintances of Bill; a few years back, in Vietnam, they ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, tense, rough ...
Plot: veteran, revenge, hostage, rape, vietnam veteran, crimes, legal, life is a bitch, partners, buddies, rivalry, friendship ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, asia, connecticut, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.2
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Going Back (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A group of Marines return to Vietnam with a news crew to relive their tragic war experiences.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: vietnam war, military life, leadership, battles, military, adventure, life is a bitch, love, filmmaking, wartime life, homecoming, anti war ...
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Saint of Fort Washington (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Matthew, a young schizophrenic, finds himself out on the street when a slumlord tears down his apartment building. Soon, he finds himself in even more dire straits, when he is threatened by Little Leroy, a thug who is one of the tough denizens of ...
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: mental illness, friendship, interracial relations, homelessness, schizophrenia, photographer, social misfits, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, mentally unstable, misfit, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, boston, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
 2K
84C MoPic (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cameraman embedded with a reconnaissance patrol charts their mission across territory controlled by the Vietnamese. An impressively naturalistic Vietnam film. Impressive performance by unknown actors in this low-budget Vietnam drama. The story is ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, survival, jungle, escapades, against the odds, anti war, battles, military, heroic mission, military life, soldier, photojournalist ...
Time: 60s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
I Melt with You (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Former college friends meet up for a reunion that leads them to face the apparent disillusionment that defines their lives. After a week of excessive drug and alcohol abuse, events lead them to contemplate fulfilling a self destructive pact they ...
Style: talky, serious, disturbing, depressing, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, suicide, regret, cocaine, binge drinking, introspection, haunted by the past, buddies, policewoman, death of friend, stock broker, guilt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Waking Madison (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman suffering from multiple personality disorder tries to piece back together her life.
Style: twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: mental illness, dissociative identity disorder, dominatrix, mentally unstable, confined, power relations, doctors and patients, psychiatrist, dishonesty, family relations, friendship, phone sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%