Movies like Testament of Youth

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Testament of Youth (2014)
 7.3
 23K
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 dreams to the edge of despair and back again, it’s a film about young love, the futility of war and how to make sense of the darkest times.
Style: touching, serious, captivating, based on memoir, emotional, factual, stylized, realistic, dramatic, heartbreaking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: war, life is a bitch, wartime life, love and romance, love affair, nurse, poetry, compassion, aspiring writer, war injury, nursing, army, world war one, death, hospital, volunteer, wartime, period piece, women, adaptation, destiny, romance, summer, pacifist, summertime ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1918, 18th century, 19th century
Place: oxford university, england, london, europe, flanders, france

Most similar movies to Testament of Youth

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and captivating films with plots about war, romance, love and romance, catastrophe, mentor, sacrifice and british mostly in Drama, War and Biography genres. Some movies like Testament of Youth: Birdsong (2012), Atonement (2007), Suite Fran?aise (2014), War Horse (2011), The Water Diviner (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
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Birdsong (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 165 min.
Story: As an English soldier fights in the horrific trenches of northern France, he is haunted by the memories of his forbidden love affair with a French woman.
Style: realistic, epic, serious, stylized, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: soldier, war, love affair, lovers, couples, military, lovers apart, love and romance, romance, army, young lovers, trench warfare ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 226K
Atonement (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: As a 13-year-old, fledgling writer Briony Tallis irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, heartbreaking, epic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: redemption, unfulfilled love, false accusation, life is a bitch, love and romance, siblings relations, forbidden love, tragic love, lovers apart, letter, nurse, prejudice ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, 30s ...
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Suite Fran?aise (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, 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: captivating, emotional, serious, realistic, romantic ...
Plot: forbidden love, nazi occupation, german soldier, love and romance, war, soldier, military, village, french resistance, fall in love, romance, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1940, 18th century
Place: france, europe, germany, england, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
 135K
War Horse (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World War One. Despite being too young to enlist, Albert heads to France to save his friend.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: horse, friendship, german, human spirit, animal training, trapped, artillery, war, danger, battles, hopes, french ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1918
Place: england, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Water Diviner (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In 1919, Australian farmer Joshua Connor travels to Turkey to discover the fate of his three sons, reported missing in action. Holding on to hope, Joshua must travel across the war-torn landscape to find the truth and his own peace.
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, compassionate, suspense ...
Plot: missing person, missing son, parents and children, redemption, death of son, loss of son, father son relationship, promise, husband wife relationship, world war one, family drama, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1919, year 1915
Place: australia, turkey, ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 72K
The Duchess (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A chronicle of the life of 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.
Style: emotional, sexy, dramatic, touching, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, love affair, aristocracy, high society, mistress, adultery, love and romance, marriage, family problems, destiny, lovers ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s, 19th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 1K
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: emotional, serious, realistic, factual, talky ...
Plot: romance, state affairs, wartime life, couple relations, war, love and romance, life is a bitch, rescue, danger, political unrest, love affair, heroes ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, 19th century
Place: france, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Queen Elizabeth's reign is threatened by ruthless familial betrayal and Spain's invading army, she and her shrewd adviser must act to safeguard to the lives of her people.
Style: epic, realistic, serious, captivating, colourful ...
Plot: queen, throne, royal family, british history, queen elizabeth i, execution, political intrigue, period piece, politics, head of state, catholicism, palace intrigue ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, renaissance, 1500s, 18th century ...
Place: england, spain, europe, scotland, virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 3.9
 2K
The Blitz (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, emotional, suspenseful, serious, touching
Plot: wartime life, romance, love and romance, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, impossible love, love affair, society, social differences, secret love, arranged marriage, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Summer in February (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Newlyn School of artists flourished at the beginning of the 20th Century and the film focuses on the wild and bohemian Lamorna Group, which included Alfred Munnings and Laura and Harold Knight. The incendiary anti-Modernist Munnings, now ...
Style: realistic, stylized, sincere, serious, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, couples, dishonesty, infidelity, siblings relations, couple relations, artists and showbiz, family relations, romance, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, edwardian era, twentieth century, 1900s
Place: england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Imitation Game (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley ...
Style: intellectual, serious, captivating, factual, suspense ...
Plot: prodigy, inventions and discoveries, genius, social misfits, code breaking, ambition, mathematician, homosexuality, espionage, sexism, code, computers and web ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1920s, 1950s, 1940s ...
Place: england, europe, germany, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 11K
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, sincere, touching, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: military, romance, rise to the top, fall in love, heroes, military life, love affair, tragic love, unfulfillment, soldier, brother brother relationship, world war one ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s
Place: germany, europe, france, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: sentimental, atmospheric, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: young lovers, romance, war, couple relations, love and romance, hopes, soldier, military hospital, couples, fall in love, love affair, world war one ...
Time: 20th century
Place: europe, italy, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 ...
Style: sexual, touching, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: haunted by the past, gays and lesbians, life is a bitch, love and romance, sexual relations, war, romance, wartime life, couples, love affair, world war two, homosexual ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 3K
Yanks (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, West Germany, UK
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, realistic, touching
Plot: soldier, racism, prejudice, love affair, couple relations, wartime life, infidelity, romance, war, forbidden love, opposites attract, american abroad ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: captivating, sincere, romantic, light, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love triangle, poet, infidelity, pregnancy, soldier, romance, friendship, unfulfillment, intrigue, war, wartime life, couple relations ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 33K
Suffragette (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Based on true events about the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement who were forced underground to evade the State.
Style: captivating, factual, inspirational, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: feminism, fighting the system, rebellion, rebelliousness, working class, women, gender, discrimination, politics, adoption, prejudice, idealism ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, edwardian era
Place: england, london, europe, israel, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Behind the Lines (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Based on Pat Barker's novel of the same name, 'Regeneration' tells the story of soldiers of World War One sent to an asylum for emotional troubles. Two of the soldiers meeting there are Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon, two of ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, serious, emotional
Plot: friendship, anti war, shell shock, military, soldier, military life, battles, life is a bitch, mute or deaf, wartime life, war, rebellion ...
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 6.5
 3K
Olga (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Brazil
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Based upon the true story of Olga Benário, the German-born wife of Brazilian communist leader Luís Carlos Prestes. During the dictatorship of Getúlio Vargas (1930-1945) she was arrested and sent to Nazi Germany, where she was put to death in a ...
Style: serious, emotional, bleak, realistic, captivating
Plot: prison life, concentration camp, state affairs, war, romance, against humanity, confined, wartime life, couple relations, love affair, fall in love, revolution ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: europe, germany, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.5
 12K
Emperor (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: As the Japanese surrender at the end of WWII, Gen. Fellers is tasked with deciding if Emperor Hirohito will be hanged as a war criminal. Influencing his ruling is his quest to find Aya, an exchange student he met years earlier in the U.S.
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: emperor, investigation, war crime, translator, occupation, atomic bomb, war, military, politics, romance, moral dilemma, society ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 30s, year 1945, 1930s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, russia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.1
 357K
Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor.
Style: touching, based on true events, inspirational, brutal, suspense ...
Plot: war, bible, conscientious objector, violence, courage, survival, father son relationship, world war two, life & death, soldier, pacifism, gore ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: japan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.7
 626
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: realistic, captivating, serious, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: society, war, wartime life, love and romance, life is a bitch, heroes, parent grown child relationship, housewife, carpenter, working class, bomb shelter, unhappy marriage ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, year 1939
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.3
 15K
Shadowlands (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned writer and professor, leads a passionless life until he meets spirited poet Joy Gresham
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, sincere, factual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, college, poet, oxford, romance, writer's life, falling in love, couple relations, husband wife relationship, attic, bachelor, honest ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 7.6
 41K
A Royal Affair (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A young queen falls in love with her physician, and they start a revolution that changes their nation forever.
Style: stylized, realistic, captivating, factual, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: royal family, queen, love affair, love triangle, aristocracy, king, royal court, tragic love, marriage, revolution, rebellion, politics ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1770s, 1920s
Place: europe, denmark, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Two Hearts as One (2014)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Turkey
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A look inside the story of two newlyweds who are parted from each other and spend the next half-century of their lives trying to reunite.
Style: captivating, exciting, emotional, serious, stylized ...
Plot: love and romance, wartime life, life is a bitch, war, love affair, wedding, school, marriage, world war two, husband wife reunion, jumping from a train, baby ...
Time: 40s, 90s, 20th century, 1940s, 1990s ...
Place: kazakhstan, turkey, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Fat Man and Little Boy (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: This film reenacts the Manhattan Project, the secret wartime project in New Mexico where the first atomic bombs were designed and built.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: heroes, soldier, ego clash, moral dilemma, danger, military, nuclear bomb, nuclear, death, champagne, top secret, nurse ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1945
Place: new mexico, usa, germany, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.2
 64K
Out of Africa (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Out of Africa tells the story of the life of Danish author Karen Blixen, who at the beginning of the 20th century moved to Africa to build a new life for herself. The film is based on the autobiographical novel by Karen Blixen from 1937.
Style: epic, touching, emotional, serious, captivating ...
Plot: romance, infidelity, destructive relationship, love affair, fall in love, adventure, dishonesty, love and romance, farm, culture clash, bankruptcy, male female relationship ...
Time: 1910s, 30s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s ...
Place: africa, kenya, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.1
 310K
Hotel Rwanda (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, South Africa, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly unnoticed by the rest of the world. Hotel owner Paul Rusesabagina houses over a thousand refuges in his ...
Style: emotional, realistic, uplifting, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: genocide, racism, cruelty, atrocity, war crime, hotel, blacks and whites, against humanity, violence, death, murder, corpse ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: rwanda, africa, somalia, congo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 291K
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 ...
Style: sentimental, exciting, romantic, epic, factual ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, war, love and romance, tragic event, friends, military, navy, aerial combats, love, patriotism, battles, childhood friend ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1920s, year 1942, 1940s ...
Place: hawaii, pearl harbor, battleship, england, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.9
 2K
Süskind (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In Nazi-occupied Amsterdam, Walter Süskind is a member of the Dutch Jewish Council who rescues hundreds of children from the concentration camps.
Style: emotional, bleak, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: nazi occupation, idealism, holocaust, deportation, escape attempt, human spirit, danger, selflessness, rescue, life is a bitch, wartime life, hopes ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: holland, amsterdam, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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