Movies like A Gathering of Eagles

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A Gathering of Eagles (1963)
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A Gathering of Eagles (1963)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Rock Hudson plays an Air Force Colonel who has just been re-assigned as a cold war B-52 commander who must shape up his men to pass a grueling inspection that the previous commander had failed, and had been fired for. He is also recently married, and as a tough commanding officer doing whatever he has to do to shape his men up, his wife sees a side to him that she hadn't seen before.
Plot: u.s. air force, friendship, military, pilot, nuclear war, male female relationship, hospital, cold war, accident, alcohol abuse, marriage, air force, bomber, control, nuclear bomb, military life, nuclear missile, stress, squash, man wearing towel, steam bath, man wrapped in a towel, airforce
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: california

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Most similar movies to A Gathering of Eagles

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about military, war, soldier, wartime life, military life, love and romance and friendship mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like A Gathering of Eagles: Coming Home (1978), Iron Eagle II (1988), Die Luftbrücke (2005), Angel of Mercy (1993), Tobruk (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: emotional, realistic, thought provoking, captivating, serious ...
Plot: paraplegic, vietnam war, love triangle, disability, paralysis, hospital, military hospital, soldier, homecoming, post traumatic stress disorder, war, marine ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: california, vietnam, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Iron Eagle II (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Canada, Israel
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Chappy Sinclair is called to gather together a mixed Soviet/U.S. strike force that will perform a surgical strike on a massively defended nuclear missile site in the Middle East. Chappy finds that getting the Soviet and U.S. Pilots to cooperate is ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: military, airplane, aerial combat, cold war, battles, u.s. air force, colonel, air attack, air force, adventure, political intrigue, officers and cadets ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: israel, middle east, russia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Die Luftbrücke (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 180 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: light, exciting, touching, sincere
Plot: cold war, heroism, military, soldier, anti communist, army, pow, air force, blackout, iron curtain, food, airplane ...
Time: post world war two
Place: west berlin west germany, east berlin, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Angel of Mercy (1993)
Genre: Romance, War, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The love story between a young widow and an austrian-hungarian army officer during the First World War.
Plot: love, hospital, war crime, death, marriage, nurse, husband wife relationship, military, escape, world war one, execution, brothel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 6.4
 3K
Tobruk (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In September 1942, the German Afrika Korps under Rommel have successfully pushed the Allies back into Egypt. A counter-attack is planned, for which the fuel dumps at Tobruk are a critical impediment. In order to aid the attack, a group of British ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, rescue, military, soldier, desert, battles, espionage, escapades, adventure, survival, war, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: africa, libya, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Gardens of Stone (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A sergeant must deal with his desires to save the lives of young soldiers being sent to Vietnam. Continuously denied the chance to teach the soldiers about his experiences, he settles for trying to help the son of an old army buddy.
Style: realistic, bleak, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, military, military life, war, life is a bitch, wartime life, anti war, vietnam veteran, self esteem, casualty of war, war veteran ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1968
Place: washington d.c., vietnam, usa, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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
Plot: friends, friendship, fall in love, world war two, opposites attract, romance, couples, love affair, couple relations, social differences, war, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: jerusalem, middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Last Time I Saw Archie (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two Air Force friends have fun during their enlistment.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, psychotronic
Plot: military, soldier, military life, air force, hotshot hero, buddies, hidden identity, war, gays and lesbians, heroes, officers and cadets, down on your luck ...
Time: 60s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Officers' Ward (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The first days of WWI. Adrien, a young and handsome lieutenant, is wounded by a piece of shrapnel. He will spend the entire wartime at the Val-de-Grâce Hospital, in Paris. Five long years, and his life will change forever...
Style: uplifting, serious, touching, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: military, anti war, world war one, soldier, hopes, starting over, life turned upside down, war, human spirit, wartime life, hospital, bravery ...
Time: post world war one, year 1914, 1910s, year 1918
Place: france, paris france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Christmas Card (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: US Army sergeant Cody Cullen's horror tour in Afghanistan ends when his mate Jonesy is blown to pieces while they deliver medical supplies in Nurestan. Cody is sent home to return private possessions to Jonesy's bride turned widow. On his ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good
Plot: soldier, love triangle, fall in love, christmas, against the odds, wartime life, battles, couples, romance, holiday, small town life, military life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, afghanistan, middle east, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Burning Blue (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Following two fatal aircraft accidents aboard an Aircraft Carrier, a government agent is placed aboard the ship. His mission is to determine what may be at the root of these mishaps and prevent the inevitable third chain breaking accident which ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: gay, forbidden love, love affair, couple relations, gays and lesbians, against the rules, military life, life turned upside down, dishonesty, military, friendship, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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: bombing, behind enemy lines, survival, military, love affair, moral dilemma, wartime life, romance, fall in love, military life, world war two, war ...
Time: 1940s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.1
 35K
The Messenger (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Will Montgomery (Ben Foster), a U.S. Army Staff Sergeant who has returned home from Iraq, is assigned to the Army’s Casualty Notification service. Montgomery is partnered with Captain Tony Stone (Woody Harrelson), to give notice to the families of ...
Style: touching, sincere, bleak, emotional, depressing ...
Plot: soldier, military, loneliness, redemption, war, human nature, officer, bereavement, friendship, responsibility, casualty of war, honest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, bosnia, iraq, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Lover Come Back (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Rock Hudson and Doris Day are together again! Jerry Webster (Hudson) and Carol Templeton (Day) are rival Madison Avenue advertising executives who each dislike each other’s methods. After he steals a client out from under her cute little nose, ...
Style: witty, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: rivalry, battle of the sexes, advertising, screwball, romance, workplace, satire, opposites attract, unlikely couple, workplace situations, uninhibited rivalry, verbal byplay ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, canada, manhattan new york city, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Flight from Ashiya (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Romance, Drama, War
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Featuring an all-star cast and on-location shooting in Japan, where the story is set, three US Air Force rescue pilots must overcome their personal problems and differences to embark upon a dangerous mission to save raft-bound Japanese survivors ...
Style: exciting, captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: pilot, airplane, adventure, survival, heroes, escapades, daring rescue, race against time, ocean, catastrophe, disaster, ship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: japan, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.5
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Firebird (2021)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Estonia, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: At the height of the Cold War, a troubled soldier forms a forbidden love triangle with a daring fighter pilot and his female comrade amid the dangerous surroundings of a Soviet Air Force Base.
Style: suspense, captivating
Plot: forbidden love, gay sex, gay interest, cold war, military life, air force, romantic rivalry, couple relations, love triangle, romantic triangle, gay, soldier ...
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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 ...
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: world war two, love triangle, romance, friendship, love and romance, couple relations, love affair, couples, factory, husband wife relationship, wartime, adultery ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1941, 50s, 1930s ...
Place: germany, poland, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Starfighters (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A young Air Force lieutenant falls in love with fighter planes while his father, a Congressman and war hero, yearns for him to fly heavy bombers.
Plot: air force, target practice, fighter plane, aviation, u.s. air force, helicopter, military, gatling gun
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Love and Honor (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a young soldier in Vietnam gets dumped by his hometown girl, he and his best friend decide to go AWOL and return to the States to win her back.
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, romantic, sentimental ...
Plot: vietnam war, anti war, soldier, love and romance, friends, wartime life, homecoming, looking for love, military, wooing, graphic violence, sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
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Blue Sky (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Hank Marshall is a tough, square-jawed, straitlaced Army engineer and nuclear science expert, assigned to help conduct weapons-testing in 1950's America. Hank has become a thorn in the side of the Army, though, for a couple of very different ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, melancholic, light ...
Plot: mental illness, infidelity, military base, military life, couples, dysfunctional marriage, romance, couple relations, family problems, love affair, adultery, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s
Place: alabama, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Year of Living Dangerously (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Australian journalist Guy Hamilton travels to Indonesia to cover civil strife in 1965. There, on the eve of an attempted coup, he befriends a Chinese Australian photographer with a deep connection to and vast knowledge of the Indonesian people and ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, captivating, suspenseful, emotional ...
Plot: journalism, dwarf, embassy, politics, revolution, romance, civil war, graphic violence, battles, nudity (full frontal - brief), dishonesty, war ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1965
Place: indonesia, asia, australia, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: vietnam war, military life, military, haunted by the past, battles, hopes, war, soldier, idealism, political unrest, mercenary, death of protagonist ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, year 1964
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, basic training, military, friendship, heroes, rebellion, fighting the system, soldier, hotshot hero, society, war, leadership ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 5.8
 2K
Big Sur (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Big Sur is a film adaptation of the Jack Kerouac autobiographical novel of the same name.
Style: realistic, sincere, captivating, serious
Plot: introspection, writer's life, solitude, mentally unstable, lifestyle, addiction, social relations, solitary, friendship between men, friendship, alcohol abuse, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Husband, a Wife and a Lover (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When her cheating husband has a debilitating stroke, a woman invites her lover to move in with them.
Plot: friendship, love, disability, marriage, husband wife relationship, family relations, misandry, womanizer, stroke, male female relationship, love triangle, boarder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Hell Is for Heroes (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: World War II drama where the action centers around a single maneuver by a squad of GIs in retaliation against the force of the German Siegfried line. Reese joins a group of weary GIs unexpectedly ordered back into the line when on their way to a ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, battles, military, soldier, infantry, war, heroic mission, military life, rebellion, anti war, fighting the system, leadership ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: germany, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
My Brother's War (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Civil War drama directed by Whitney Hamilton. Grace Kieler disguises herself as a man and takes her brother's place in the Confederate army in an effort to protect him from the horrors of the war. When she meets young war widow Virginia ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, atmospheric, entertaining
Plot: american civil war, politics, soldier, battles, wartime life, life is a bitch, rivalry, religions or cults, society, friendship, brother sister relationship, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Year That Trembled (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Year That Trembled is a 1970 coming-of-age story set in the shadow of Kent State that focuses on a group of young characters facing the Vietnam Draft Lottery.
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: lottery, friendship, college, anti war, politics, coming of age, rebelliousness, teenage life, fighting the system, kids in trouble, campaign, political unrest ...
Time: 70s, 60s, year 1971, year 1970
Place: vietnam, ohio, usa, asia, cambodia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, sentimental, serious, dramatic, visually appealing ...
Plot: world war two, infidelity, war, romance, bittersweet, betrayal, fall in love, destructive relationship, basic training, self discovery, love triangle, military life ...
Time: 1940s, 70s
Place: canada, australia, palestine, israel, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Carpetbaggers (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The Carpetbaggers is a 1964 American film starring George Peppard as a character based largely on Howard Hughes and Alan Ladd as a former western gunslinger turned actor with the pseudonym Nevada Smith, played the following year in a prequel ...
Style: stylized, clever, cynical, serious, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, friendship, showbiz, hollywood, megalomaniac, friends, uncontrollable, family problems, couples, workplace, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%