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Suite Française (2014)
 7.0
 26K
Suite Française (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, 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 small town, soon followed by a regiment of German soldiers who take up residence in the villagers' own homes. Lucile initially tries to ignore Bruno von Falk, the handsome and refined German officer staying with them. But soon, a powerful love draws them together and leads them into the tragedy of war.
Style: emotional, captivating, realistic, romantic, serious, suspense, factual, sexy, sentimental, thought provoking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, forbidden love, war, nazi occupation, german soldier, german officer, fall in love, love and romance, wartime life, nazi officer, nazi occupied france, adultery, military, female protagonist, soldier, nazi, love, courage, german occupation, occupied france, french resistance, strong female character, romance, survival, fascism ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, 18th century, 20th century, 40s
Place: france, europe, paris france, england, ireland, germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and romantic films with plots about war, world war two, wartime life, romance, love, love and romance and soldier mostly in Drama, War and Romance genres. Some movies like Suite Française: Silence of the Sea (2004), The Exception (2016), Atonement (2007), Charlotte Gray (2001), The English Patient (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Silence of the Sea (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a small town in the West of France, during the German Occupation, a room is requisitioned by a Wehrmacht captain, Werner von Ebrennac. The house where he now stays is inhabited by young Jeanne, who makes a living by giving piano lessons, and by ...
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, german officer, nazi, german soldier, french resistance, grandfather granddaughter relationship, female protagonist, german occupation, pianist, life is a bitch, relationship problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
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The Exception (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A German soldier tries to determine if the Dutch resistance has planted a spy to infiltrate the home of Kaiser Wilhelm in Holland during the onset of World War II, but falls for a young Jewish Dutch woman during his investigation.
Style: captivating, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: german soldier, nazi occupation, nazi officer, espionage, gestapo, world war two, third reich, nazi germany, love, jewish, sex scene, german army ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, 1920s, year 1934
Place: germany, holland, berlin germany, netherlands, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
97%
 7.8
 275K
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: touching, emotional, heartbreaking, dramatic, sad ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: world war two, redemption, tragic love, forbidden love, unfulfilled love, love and romance, false accusation, wartime, injustice, war, life is a bitch, love story ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, victorian era, 50s, 20th century ...
Place: england, dunkirk, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 6.4
 13K
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: sexy, sentimental, romantic, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: world war two, espionage, resistance, nazi, war, romance, wartime life, jewish, secret agents, spy, escape, couples ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: france, london, england, germany, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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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, erotic, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: world war two, tragic love, love story, war, adultery, beautiful scenery, betrayal, mysterious character, love, stranded, desert, nurse ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, year 1944, 1930s, 50s ...
Place: sahara, egypt, cairo egypt, africa, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Free-spirited writer Juliet Ashton forms a life-changing bond with the delightful and eccentric Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, when she decides to write about the book club they formed during the occupation of Guernsey in WWII.
Style: touching, sincere, romantic, uplifting, motivational ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: world war two, writers, german occupation, nazi occupation, marriage proposal, letter, nazi, friendship, german soldier, fiance fiancee relationship, female writer, strong female character ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, year 1941, year 1946
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.6
 3K
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 ⇓
100%
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, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love triangle, world war two, marriage, infidelity, jealousy, husband wife relationship, rivalry, romance, pregnancy, intrigue, unfulfillment, poet ...
Time: 1940s, 18th century
Place: england, london, wales, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.2
 331K
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: romantic, sentimental, epic, factual, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: world war two, war, love triangle, love, love and romance, airplane, fighter pilot, military, navy, aviation, warship, aerial combats ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 20th century, year 1942, year 1941 ...
Place: pearl harbor, hawaii, japan, asia, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 ⇓
86%
 6.7
 460
Franz + Polina (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A sad story of love between German soldier Franz and Russian girl Polina.
Style: exciting, touching, captivating, suspense
Plot: world war two, deserter, german soldier, ss, occupation, military, soldier, tragic love, relationships, male female relationship, war, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ 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: 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 ⇓
100%
 4.9
 1K
The Poet (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: At the dawn of World War 2, a Rabbi's daughter and a disenchanted German soldier fall in love and are separated by the war. They struggle on a perilous journey to find one another.
Style: realistic, disturbing, emotional, serious, bleak ...
Plot: forbidden love, sexual content, couples, war, romance, world war two, family relations, against humanity, soldier, age difference, empire, rabbi ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1940s, year 1940, year 1939
Place: poland, europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.4
 21K
Enigma (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A romantic thriller based around the World War 2 project to crack the codes behind the Enigma machine, used by the Germans to encrypt messages sent to their submarines.
Style: clever, factual, tricky, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, nazi, code breaking, espionage, submarine, war, spy, wartime, secret service, conspiracy, idealism, romance ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: poland, scotland, london, germany, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, erotic, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, world war two, lesbian, orgy, sexual relations, bisexual woman, spanish civil war, nazi, lesbianism, romance, group sex, war ...
Time: 1920s, 1940s, 1930s, year 1944, year 1938 ...
Place: paris france, germany, spain, england, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 225
Captive Hearts (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: December 1944. As their bomber is shot down during a mission over Japan, Sergeant McManus and Robert, a young lieutenant, have no other choice but make a parachute jump. They are captured by local villagers and are saved from execution by Fukushima, ...
Style: uplifting, emotional, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, wartime life, love and romance, against the odds, prison life, love affair, concentration camp, forbidden love, war, opposites attract, romance, isolation ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ 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: sentimental, intense, romantic, melancholic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: world war two, war, italian army, romance, german, resistance fighter, wartime, love and romance, wartime life, impossible love, fall in love, social relations ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: greece, rome italy, italy, germany, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 6.0
 951
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: sexy, realistic, dramatic, breathtaking, harsh ...
Plot: world war two, love, war, betrayal, romance, infidelity, bittersweet, camp, brutality, catastrophe, women, adaptation ...
Time: 1940s, 70s
Place: canada, israel, australia, palestine, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 77K
Come and See (1985)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The invasion of a village in Byelorussia by German forces sends young Florya into the forest to join the weary Resistance fighters, against his family's wishes. There he meets a girl, Glasha, who accompanies him back to his village. On ...
Style: bleak, rough, harsh, disturbing, surreal ...
Plot: world war two, genocide, atrocity, brutality, war crime, against humanity, mass murder, war, teenage girl, occupation, great patriotic war, holocaust ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, 20th century
Place: russia, ussr, poland, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, sad, dramatic, heartbreaking ...
Plot: world war two, interracial romance, forbidden love, racism, family relations, holocaust, love, culture clash, romance, war, marriage, bomb ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1941, year 1936 ...
Place: japan, ireland, hiroshima japan, tokyo, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 15K
Days of Glory (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Algeria, France, Morocco, Belgium
Duration: 120 min.
Story: During WWII, four North African men enlist in the French army to liberate that country from Nazi oppression, and to fight French discrimination.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, rough, sexy ...
Plot: war, world war two, battles, algerian, politics, muslim, justice, survival, brutality, self esteem, ethnic conflict, heroes ...
Time: year 1944, 50s, 1940s, year 1943, year 1945 ...
Place: france, africa, algeria, paris france, vichy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 951
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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 life, behind enemy lines, romance, spy, wartime, secret agents, working undercover, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, new york, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 ⇓
100%
Battle for Sevastopol (2015)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ukraine, Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The breakout of the war shatters the world of a young student, Lyudmila Pavlichenko, forcing her to enlist in the army in 1941. The maiden turns out to be a natural-born sniper, her impressive skill and prowess make her stand out among men and women ...
Style: dramatic, realistic, rough, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: sniper, world war two, female soldier, female protagonist, nazi, wartime, war, battlefield, wartime life, woman, enemy, strong female lead ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: ussr, ukraine, usa, chicago illinois, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 3K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 10K
Indochine (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 160 min.
Story: The story starts in the 1930s at one of the largest rubber-tree plantations in Indochine (Vietnam). This plantation is owned by the French colonist Eliane, a proud woman who lives with her father and her native adoptive daughter Camille. She ...
Style: sexy, epic, sentimental, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: fall in love, interracial relations, colonialism, women, love story, adoption, love triangle, naval officer, beautiful scenery, sexual content, war, romance ...
Time: 1930s, 50s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1954 ...
Place: vietnam, asia, southeast asia, indochina, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Soldier of Orange (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 165 min.
Story: This film depicts World War II through the eyes of several Dutch students. It follows them through the beginning of the war, the Nazi occupation and the liberation.
Style: tense, realistic, stylized, epic, poignant ...
Plot: world war two, war, nazi, espionage, resistance, betrayal, nazi occupation, german, friendship, jewish, love triangle, female nudity ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 80s
Place: germany, netherlands, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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 ⇓
19%