Movies like Bridge to the Sun

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Bridge to the Sun (1961)
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Bridge to the Sun (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Tells the true story of Gwen Terasaki, who falls in love with, then marries a Japanese diplomat. When war breaks out they find animosity and trouble from both sides.
Plot: interracial marriage, world war two, ship, geisha, racism, hunger, politician, interracial relations, exile, female protagonist, marriage, diplomat, marriage proposal, kamikaze, asian, father daughter relationship, little girl, deportation, mother daughter relationship, interracial romance, embassy, wanted, husband wife relationship, aunt niece relationship, harbor ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: japan, washington d.c.

Most similar movies to Bridge to the Sun

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and touching films with plots about world war two, husband wife relationship, love, racism, marriage, romance and interracial romance mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like Bridge to the Sun: Come See the Paradise (1990), If Tomorrow Comes (1971), Loving (2016), One Potato, Two Potato (1964), The Inheritance (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, realistic, serious, contemplative, thought provoking ...
Plot: forbidden love, world war two, interracial relations, racism, family relations, injustice, culture clash, war, romance, love, interracial romance, opposites attract ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: seattle, los angeles, north dakota, usa, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
If Tomorrow Comes (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: In California, a young Caucasian girl and a Japanese-American boy defy local prejudices and secretly marry--on Dec. 7, 1941, minutes before Pearl Harbor is attacked.
Plot: japanese american, interracial marriage, love, husband wife relationship, secret marriage, world war two, suicide pact, male female relationship, suicide
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Loving (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal battle that would end at the US Supreme Court.
Style: inspirational, melancholic, romantic, heartbreaking, thought provoking ...
Plot: interracial marriage, interracial couple, interracial love, marriage, civil rights, supreme court, racism, husband wife relationship, segregation, court, injustice, love ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1958 ...
Place: virginia, usa, washington d.c., australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
One Potato, Two Potato (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Study of interracial marriage in the 1960's. A white divorcée falls in love with and marries an African-American man. When her ex-husband sues for custody of her child, arguing that a mixed household is an improper place to raise the girl, the ...
Plot: prejudice, child custody, marriage, racism, miscegenation, courtroom, racist, judge, biracial, interracial kiss, playground, pregnancy ...
Place: ohio, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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The Inheritance (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Hungary
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this standard Hungarian drama, the effects of sterility and jealousy on a marriage are played out against a backdrop of World War II and the rising Nazi persecution of Jews. Director Marta Meszaros usually focuses on issues like pregnancy, ...
Plot: female director, infidelity, inheritance, children, deportation, military officer, father son relationship, male female relationship, infertility, extramarital affair, jealousy, love triangle ...
Time: 1930s, year 1936, year 1944, 1940s
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Where Hands Touch (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Germany, 1944. Leyna, the 15-year old daughter of a white German mother and a black African father, meets Lutz, a compassionate member of the Hitler Youth whose father is a prominent Nazi solider, and they form an unlikely connection in this quickly ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, based on true events, disturbing, emotional ...
Plot: nazi germany, interracial romance, racism, overcoming, coming of age, young love, oppression, genocide, society, racial injustice, human spirit, world war two ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.1
 444
The Wedding (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Shelby Coles (Halle Berry) is engaged to marry talented white jazz musician Meade Howell, but the pair face opposition from both Meade's family, who object to an inter-racial marriage, and Shelby's parents, who want her to marry a ...
Plot: engagement, marriage, musician, relationships, family, black man, female friendship, jazz, black woman, father daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, adultery ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Guernsey Literary and 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: romantic, sincere, touching, uplifting
Plot: nazi occupation, letter, female writer, friendship, island, reading a book, fiance fiancee relationship, world war two, love, writers, nazi, book ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, year 1946
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Ship of Fools (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Passengers on a ship traveling from Mexico to Europe in the 1930s represent society at large in that era. The crew is German, including the ship's Dr. Schumann, who falls in love with one of the passengers, La Condesa. A young American woman, ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: ship, anti semitism, cruise, racism, world war two, love and romance, society, fall in love, human nature, couples, prostitute, opposites attract ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1933, pre world war two
Place: mexico, europe, latin america, germany, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 74
The Wash (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mako is a neglectful husband. Not the most loving man. His wife gradually encounters a widower who is a kind, gentle figure. She eventually makes the transition to leave her husband and go to this fellow.
Plot: family relations, east asian lead, conservative, racist, widower, family drama, haunted by the past, ex husband ex wife relationship, unhappy wife, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, second wife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Every Time We Say Goodbye (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 95 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: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: friends, friendship, fall in love, injury, world war two, opposites attract, romance, couples, love affair, couple relations, social differences, war ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: jerusalem, middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.1
 9K
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: serious, epic, sentimental, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: interracial relations, fall in love, naval officer, love triangle, adoption, cabaret, communism, navy, arranged marriage, communist, love and romance, police corruption ...
Time: 1930s, 40s, 30s, 20th century, 50s ...
Place: asia, vietnam, indochina, france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.9
 4K
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, humorous, semi serious, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: world war two, love triangle, romance, friendship, love and romance, couples, love affair, couple relations, factory, husband wife relationship, wartime, adultery ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1941, 1950s ...
Place: germany, poland, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Mr. and Mrs. Loving (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A moving and uplifting drama about the effects of interracial marriage in the 1960s. Friends since childhood, and loved by both families, this couple are exiled after their wedding and have to wage a courageous battle to find their place in America ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Plot: wedding, interracial relations, racism, fighting the system, marriage, interracial marriage, interracial love, legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, hopes, state affairs, rebellion ...
Time: 90s, 60s, 1960s
Place: virginia, usa, southern usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Affair (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A black soldier in World War II England begins an affair with a white woman whose husband is a soldier currently overseas in battle and in doubts of her relationship with him as she discovered he had been having an affair with his secretary.
Style: emotional, gloomy, bleak, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, interracial relations, racism, couples, romance, love and romance, military, war, society, dishonesty, life is a bitch, soldier ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 5K
Mother Night (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An American spy behind the lines during WWII serves as a Nazi propagandist, a role he cannot escape in his future life as he can never reveal his real role in the war.
Style: emotional, gloomy, biting, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, war crime, presumed dead, haunted by the past, starting over, disorder, hopes, government agency, hidden identity, writer's life, redemption, anti war ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 60s, 40s, 30s ...
Place: germany, new york, europe, usa, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Camp de Thiaroye (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Senegal, Algeria, Tunisia
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A historical drama based on the Thiaroye transit camp massacre, Camp de Thiaroye dismantles the myth of colonial assimilation to expose ingrained social and cultural mechanisms of racism, exploitation, and privilege. In 1944, the French army ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, bleak, disturbing
Plot: world war two, interracial relations, racism, soldier, state affairs, society, against humanity, life is a bitch, military, injustice, wartime life, culture clash ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: africa, senegal, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.7
 278
Women of Valor (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: TV movie, first shown by CBS in 1986. A group of American Army nurses are captured by the Japanese in April 1942. They are put in a prisoner-of-war camp in Bataan, where they spend three years of their lives. The story focuses on Lt Margaret Ann ...
Plot: world war two, female friendship, military officer, wedding, pow, radio, gramophone, female bonding, hospital, tent, nurse, hostage ...
Time: year 1941
Place: pacific ocean, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Japan, France
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A sweeping romantic epic set in Japan in the years before World War II, a penniless Japanese child is torn from her family to work as a maid in a geisha house.
Style: captivating, sexy, sentimental, dramatic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: geisha, women, brothel, mentor, japanese culture, rivalry, love and romance, loss of virginity, unfulfilled love, orphan, jealousy, cinderella story ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 1920s, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: japan, asia, kyoto japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Absent Without Leave (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1942 Wellington, Daisy Edwards, 16 and pregnant, relies totally on her just-wed husband, Ed, who is little older than she. Ed is suddenly drafted into the army and is to be sent overseas to battle while Daisy is sent to her father in Auckland. ...
Plot: soldier, world war two, miscarriage, awol, marriage, pregnancy, railway station, absent without leave, prison, conscription
Time: 1940s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 144
Clover (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Sara marries Gaten a single father who is African-American. Not long after they're married Gaten dies. So Sara has to take care of Gaten's daughter, Clover. Problem is she and Clover have not exactly bonded and several of Gaten's ...
Plot: ghost, black american, father daughter relationship, death, african american, loss of father, girl, marriage, female protagonist, car accident, death of father, grief ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: countryside, world war two, friendship, fall in love, hopes, war, romance, working class, soldier, love and romance, couples, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: england, europe, egypt, english channel, pearl harbor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: clever, stylized, cynical, realistic, serious
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, friendship, filmmaking, lifestyle, blind ambition, artists and showbiz, rise to the top, workplace, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, romance ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 30s, 20s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.0
 68K
Doctor Zhivago (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 197 min.
Story: Doctor Zhivago is the filmed adapation of the Russian novel by Boris Pasternak from director David Lean that was an international success and today deemed a classic. Omar Sharif and Julie Christie play two protagonists who in fact love each other ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, serious, realistic, epic ...
Plot: love triangle, russian revolution, nurse, world war one, suicide attempt, infidelity, communism, deportation, war, revolution, betrayal, russian ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 19th century, 1940s, 1930s ...
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.5
 3K
Sonny Boy (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Waldemar Nods, a young man from Suriname, meets the older Dutch woman Rika van der Lans and they fall in love. In pre-WWII Netherlands they could not be more different. The one black, the other white, 17 years between them and on top of that Rika ...
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: interracial relations, unlikely couple, forbidden love, couples, parents and children, romance, society, racism, love affair, family relations, forceful separation, bittersweet ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 1920s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, realistic, emotional, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, world war two, nazi occupation, german soldier, love and romance, war, fall in love, german officer, military, adultery, soldier, french girl ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1940, 18th century
Place: france, europe, germany, paris france, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.2
 104
Honky (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Black girl from rich family loves white boy from poor family.
Plot: interracial romance, interracial relations, interracial couple, interracial sex, marijuana, hillbilly, party, drag racing, white male black female relationship, drugs, high school, hitchhiking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Frankie Starlight (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, UK, France, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The quirky story of a young boy's adventures growing up with his stunningly beautiful mother and the two very different men who love her.
Style: serious, psychological, touching, realistic, talky ...
Plot: family relations, world war two, romance, family life, self discovery, forbidden love, couple relations, human nature, death in the family, parents and children, love triangle, love and romance ...
Place: ireland, europe, france, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Voyage of the Damned (1976)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A luxury liner carries Jewish refugees from Hitler's Germany in a desperate fight for survival.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, anti semitism, cruise ship, ship, catastrophe, cruise, anti hero, family in danger, rescue, anti heroes, society ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: germany, cuba, europe, latin america, havana cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Wherever You Are... (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Poland, UK, West Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An Uruguayan diplomat brings his new wife with him on a business trip to Poland in the summer immediately preceding the outbreak of World War II.
Style: pre war
Plot: wealth, prayer, flash forward, post war, factory, smuggling, police, nazi, insanity, schizophrenia, execution, murder ...
Place: uruguay, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%