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Flag of My Father (2011)
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Flag of My Father (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Serving her country is an honour for Judith (GiGi Erneta: Friday NIght Lights, Vernonica Mars), an army nurse whose Vietnam veteran father (William Devane: Knots Landing, 24) taught her the importance of sacrifice. After a tour in Iraq, she returns home and combats severe post-traumatic stress in the form of nightmares. She and her father share a loving bond strengthened by military camaraderie. Envious of their relationship, her brothers (led by John Schneider: The Dukes of Hazzard) shockingly rebuff her... a snub that intensifies when their father dies suddenly. Faced with the task of healing her family and mind, she relies on her faith to fight the battle. But she also battles post traumatic stress initiated by a P.O.W. experience when she fought for her life and the salvation of a fellow American solider while in captivity. When a secret is revealed, the brothers must find a way to humble themselves and make amends.
Style: captivating, suspense, surprise ending, entertaining
Plot: military, faith, family problems, family, family relations, brother sister relationship, relationship problems, death of father, siblings relations, brother brother relationship, loss of father, gun, psychiatrist, doctor, explosion, nurse, post traumatic stress, faith based

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, realistic, serious and suspense films with plots about family relations, family problems, brother brother relationship, siblings relations, life is a bitch, war and relationship problems mostly in Drama, War and Action genres. Some movies like Flag of My Father: Beyond Brotherhood (2017), Point of Honor (2015), Indivisible (2018), Brothers (2004), Sweet Thing (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Beyond Brotherhood (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Panama, USA, Argentina
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two young siblings ended up living on the streets, having nothing left but their love. It's a story about survival, second chances and second falls, with an unexpected turn at the end.
Style: captivating, sincere, entertaining
Plot: brother sister relationship, orphan, brother and sister, family relations, family, problem solving, relationships, relationship problems, brother, family problems, male female relationship, life ...
Place: panama
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Point of Honor (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: At the start of the Civil War, a prominent Virginia family makes the controversial decision to defend the South while freeing all of their slaves, pitting the family against one another and testing their strength, courage and love.
Style: stylized, captivating, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: american civil war, family relations, parents and children, family problems, military, siblings relations, soldier, civil war
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, virginia
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83%
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Indivisible (2018)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Upon returning from serving in the U.S. Army, Chaplain Darren Turner faces a crisis that shatters his Family and Faith in God but through the help of his fellow soldiers, he returns to his faith and family
Style: factual, disturbing, christian film, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: army, military, family in crisis, battle zone, family relations, war, propaganda, unhappy wife, mission, world politics, iraq war, faith ...
Place: iraq
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82%
 7.5
 11K
Brothers (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark, UK, Sweden, Norway
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Danish officer, Michael (Thomsen), is sent away to the International Security Assistance Force operation in Afghanistan for three months. His first mission there is to find a young radar technician who had been separated from his squad some ...
Style: emotional, tense, serious, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prisoner, family problems, presumed dead, family relations, military, life is a bitch, pow, brother, brother brother relationship, family drama, courage, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: afghanistan, europe, denmark, california, tokyo
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81%
 7.2
 625
Sweet Thing (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: For Billie and Nico, life with their father is a roller-coaster ride of playfulness and unease. When he is in the grip of alcohol, tears flow and their apparently idyllic family life collapses. Their mostly absent and irresponsible mother is not ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: children, siblings relations, drinking problem, social problems, brother sister relationship, life, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, adventure, social issues, brother brother relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
In My Father's Garden (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The story of a loving man and father who falls under the influence of an extremely orthodox Protestant sect. He sacrifices everything and everyone to this faith, including his business and the respect of his younger son. However, he never loses the ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, entertaining
Plot: faith, family relations, religious sect, family problems, sect, family, belief in god, troubled marriage, religion, relationship problems, dysfunctional marriage, life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
My Father, Rua Alguem 5555 (2003)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, Brazil, Hungary
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man who grew up an orphan finally gets to meet his father: The psychopath Dr. Josef Mengele, the Auschwitz surgeon who performed genetic experiments on concentration camp refugees during WWII.
Style: captivating, suspense
Plot: parent child relationship, world war two, experiment, father son reunion, father son relationship, nazi, war criminal, family relations, orphan, family problems, relationship problems, ex nazi ...
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Grace Is Gone (2007)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Upon hearing his wife was killed in the Iraq war, a father takes his two daughters on a road trip.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, sincere, psychological ...
Audience: kids
Plot: family relations, iraq war, support group, insomnia, parents and children, patriotism, truth, family problems, anti war, couple relations, on the road, innocence lost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: minnesota, florida, usa, iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Sound & the Fury (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A look at the trials and tribulations of The Compson siblings, living in the deep south during the early part of the 20th century.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, gloomy, captivating
Plot: family relations, family, siblings relations, downfall, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family in crisis, family problems, life is a bitch, family life, unfulfillment, disintegration ...
Time: 1910s, 30s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s ...
Place: mississippi, usa, southern usa, mississippi river
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Grave of the Fireflies (2005)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Hisako loses her home in Tokyo to Allied bombing. With her husband fighting somewhere in Asia, she and her two children evacuate to a suburb of Kobe, where they share a house with Hisako's cousin, Kyoko. Kobe is bombed and Kyoko is killed. ...
Style: captivating, suspense, thought provoking
Plot: starvation, world war two, brother sister relationship, grownups, wartime, war, loss of father, life is a bitch, tragic event, family tragedy, loss of family, post war ...
Time: post world war two
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Nie mehr wie es war (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tomas is happy as family father, raising teen son Milan (as his knavish buddy) and running-especially gastronomically- a club with his mother Nike, whose absences to take course aiming for career progress causes tension. Covering for Milan's ...
Style: captivating
Plot: fatherhood, adultery, family problems, search for father, family relations, father son relationship, relationships, male female relationship, family, relationship problems, dysfunctional family, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Father's Acre (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Love makes a bad relationship between father and son all the more rancorous in this drama from Hungarian director Viktor Oszkar Nagy. A convict (Janos Derzsi) returns home after a long stretch in prison to a less than enthusiastic welcome; his son ...
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: parent child relationship, family, father son relationship, father son estrangement, father son reunion, relationship problems, father and son, family relations, relationships, life is a bitch, parents and children, family problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.0
 148
Dog Jack (2010)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: "Dog Jack" is the story of a slave boy and his dog who escape the master's plantation, join the union army, and have to face their former master on the battlefield. The story is inspired by the historical true-life adventures of the ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, uplifting, bleak
Plot: american civil war, military, soldier, heroes, slave, plantation, military enlistment, teenage boy, scout, war, general, chaplain ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Karl from Germany and Marcelo from France emigrated to Argentina and became brothers-in-law. Karl soon returned to Germany to serve in the army. Marcelo and his children Julio and Chichi became Argentinean citizens but later returned to Paris. Karl ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, psychological
Plot: world war two, resistance, family relations, death, wartime life, military, manhood, politics, society, life is a bitch, state affairs, heroic mission ...
Time: year 1939, 1930s, 1940s, year 1938
Place: argentina, france, paris france, europe, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Broken Chain (1993)
Genre: Drama, War, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The true story of Iroquois warrior Thayendanegea participating in the French and Indian War and the American Revolutionary War.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, factual, epic ...
Plot: battles, society, military, friendship, historical event, fort, brothers, rise and fall, family relations, against the odds, siblings relations, americana ...
Time: 18th century, 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Good Time Max (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Two genius brothers grow up and grow apart as one becomes a successful surgeon and the other pursues a drug-fueled high life.
Style: tense, captivating, rough, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: social differences, downfall, family problems, prodigy, human nature, misfit, family relations, addiction, drugs, brother brother relationship, social relations, misfit partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Yellow Birds (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two young soldiers, Bartle and Murph, navigate the terrors of the Iraq war under the command of the older, troubled Sergeant Sterling. All the while, Bartle is tortured by a promise he made to Murph's mother before their deployment.
Style: tense, thought provoking, disturbing, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: iraq war, soldier, adaptation, military, brutality, life is a bitch, heroes, friendship, danger, courage, military officer, violence ...
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, family relations, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 6.5
 224
The Fatherless (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 104 min.
Story: They never expected Kyra to turn up again. The two brothers and their sister, brought together when their father dies, are stunned by the appearance of their sister.Kyra suddenly vanished over twenty years ago during the breakup of the hippie ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, atmospheric, sincere ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, self discovery, haunted by the past, family relations, family problems, reunion, siblings relations, death in the family, old house, identity, mother son relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 80s, 1990s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
 2K
TalhotBlond (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Thomas Montgomery, a married father of two young daughters, gets seduced by the world of online gambling and chat rooms where a virtual romance and sexual obsession ultimately leads to the murder of an innocent man.
Style: tense, suspense, captivating
Plot: murder, poker, fake identity, attempted seduction, gambling, gambler, seductress, family relations, relationships, love story, money problems, seduction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
 301
Sister (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When unstable Connie is tragically widowed, she finds it impossible to care for her delinquent adolescent daughter, Niki, forcing her son, Bill, to take his sister in. As the two begin to forge a healthy bond, well-meaning Bill implements his own ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: family relations, mother daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, mother daughter conflict, mental illness, family conflict, life, family problems, relationship problems, sister, mother son relationship, birthday ...
Place: new hampshire, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.9
 231
Dad's Home (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ben Westman is a widowed father who has to take care of his two young children, Lindsay of twelve, and little Dylan of eight. Things get complicated when he is fired. Now, all three must remain together and try to overcome the situation in which ...
Style: touching, captivating, unusual plot structure, psychological, contemplative
Plot: single father, family relations, father son relationship, boy, single parent, uncle nephew relationship, brother brother relationship, parents and children, kids and family, family problems, family, money problems ...
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
3 Days with Dad (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The last thing Eddie Mills wants to do is go home to deal with his dying Dad. But the Catholic guilt gnaws at him, and he returns home to his crazy family, an overbearing step-mother, and his bear of a father. Once there, Eddie is confronted with a ...
Style: captivating, light, entertaining
Plot: father son relationship, overbearing parent, relationships, family, dealing with the past, life, family relations, parents and children, guilty conscience, domineering mother, relationship problems, family problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Private Peaceful (2012)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set in the fields of Devon and the WW1 battlefields of Flanders, two brothers fall for the same girl while contending with the pressures of their feudal family life, the war, and the price of courage and cowardice.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: soldier, world war one, love triangle, teenage love, military, siblings relations, war, family relations, social relations, family life, childhood sweetheart, village ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Hitler's S.S.: Portrait in Evil (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The two-part TV movie Hitler's SS: Portrait in Evil crystallizes that evil by concentrating on two Berlin brothers. In 1931, Helmut Hoffman (Bill Nighy) a brilliant student and self-styled opportunist, joins Hitler's SS. At the same time, ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: world war two, against humanity, state affairs, politics, coming of age, rise and fall, life is a bitch, distopia, society, war, cabaret, moral dilemma ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 40s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Shot Through the Heart (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The horrors of war are examined from the view points of lifelong friends (Linus Roache, Vincent Perez), who end up on opposing sides in the civil war in Sarajevo. One is an expert marksman, who trains the snipers used to terrify the city and the ...
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, suspense, biting ...
Plot: sniper, train, bosnian war, against humanity, state affairs, soldier, military, politics, friendship, betrayal, best friends, society ...
Place: sarajevo, former yugoslavia, europe, bosnia herzegovina
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Pau and His Brother (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A death in the family brings a man back to his family and his hometown in this drama. After his brother Alex goes missing under hazy circumstances, Pau gets the bad news that Alex has died after a successful suicide attempt. Pau travels to the ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: sibling, suicide, family problems, tragic event, social problems, family tragedy, family relations, family, siblings, naked in public, videotaping, video tape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Christmas. Uncensored (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Lithuania
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Nowadays Lithuania, the country with strong traditions of Catholicism and society's negative attitude to minorities (homophobia). The tragicomedy is built through the destiny of a young woman Anna, whose secret lights out during the Christmas ...
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological
Plot: family secret, christmas eve, family relations, life is a bitch, lgbt, society, relationship problems, social relations, family problems, sex with brother in law, voyeurism, family gatherings ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Go Toward the Light (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young couple faces the realities of life with their child who is diagnosed with AIDS.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, emotional, touching ...
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, family problems, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, hopes, family in crisis, siblings relations, parents and children, family life, mormon, deathbed ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
 6K
Testament (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nuclear war in the United States is portrayed in a realistic and believable manner. The story is told through the eyes of a woman who is struggling to take care of her family. The entire movie takes place in a small suburban town outside San ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, bleak, emotional, serious ...
Plot: small town, nuclear war, survival, radiation, nuclear holocaust, future dystopia, life is a bitch, danger, demolished city, chaos, parents and children, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%