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There Is No 13 (1974)
 7.3
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There Is No 13 (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In this wartime drama, a young soldier spends much of stint in Vietnam remembering his life and his 12 love affairs. The story ends before he can have a 13th.
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, memory, sex, boyfriend girlfriend relationship
Place: vietnam

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, bleak and rough films with plots about vietnam war, soldier, war, military, anti war, military life and friendship mostly in Drama, War and Romance genres. Some movies like There Is No 13: Gardens of Stone (1987), Platoon Leader (1988), 84C MoPic (1989), The Veteran (2006), Purple Hearts (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Gardens of Stone (1987)
Genre: Drama, War, Romance
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, sincere, serious, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, military, anti war, military life, cemetery, war, wartime life, life is a bitch, vietnam veteran, army life, widow ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1968
Place: washington d.c., usa, vietnam, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Platoon Leader (1988)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: West Point graduate lieutenant Jeff Knight meets cynicism when taking command of sergeant Michael McNamara's tour veterans platoon in a Vietnamese trench camp. Unlike his predecessor, who hid till the end of his tour, Jeff takes charge, ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: vietnam war, vietcong, escapades, adventure, infantrymen, jungle, military, soldier, self discovery, heroes, war, u.s. army ...
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 7.0
 2K
84C MoPic (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cameraman embedded with a reconnaissance patrol charts their mission across territory controlled by the Vietnamese. An impressively naturalistic Vietnam film. Impressive performance by unknown actors in this low-budget Vietnam drama. The story is ...
Style: rough, serious, bleak, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, jungle, survival, heroic mission, war, escapades, heroes, military life, military, soldier, against the odds, photojournalist ...
Time: 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 3.6
 525
The Veteran (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sidney J. Furie's The Veteran is a respectable straight-to-DVD movie that was headed for the "pleasant surprise" category before self-destructing with a terrible, out-of-the-blue ending.
Style: psychological, rough, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, vietnam veteran, vengeance, military life, military, friendship, homecoming, haunted by the past, politics, confined, war ...
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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 5.8
 706
Purple Hearts (1984)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A Navy surgeon and a nurse fall in love while serving in Vietnam during the war. Their affection for one another provides a striking contrast to the violence of warfare.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, captivating
Plot: vietnam war, military, fall in love, romance, love and romance, unfulfilled love, war, wartime life, tragic love, army life, helicopter, surgeon ...
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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: realistic, rough, gloomy, bleak, serious
Plot: vietnam war, political unrest, military life, hopes, war, battles, military, soldier, haunted by the past, idealism, outpost, sergeant ...
Time: 1960s, 70s, 20th century, 60s, year 1964
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.5
 337
Friendly Fire (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: In March 1970, a U.S. Army officer arrived at the Iowa farm of Peg and Gene Mullen and informed them that their son Michael had been killed in Vietnam by "friendly fire." Their determined attempts to learn more about the circumstances of ...
Plot: vietnam war, bureaucracy, loss of son, journalist, witness, friendly fire, dead son, death of son, flashback, frustration
Time: year 1970
Place: iowa, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.9
 3K
In Country (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Samantha Hughes, a teenaged Kentucky girl, never knew her father, who died in Vietnam before her birth. Samantha lives with her uncle Emmett, who also served in Vietnam. Emmett hangs around with Tom, Earl, and Pete, three other Vietnam vets who, ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: vietnam war, vietnam veteran, obsession, friendship, family in crisis, family relations, haunted by the past, human nature, soldier, parents and children, hopes, self discovery ...
Place: kentucky, usa, vietnam, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 11K
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, gloomy, sincere, serious ...
Plot: war, vietnam war, disability, hospital, military hospital, soldier, wheelchair, paraplegic, military, innocence lost, love, homecoming ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: california, vietnam, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.4
 7K
Bat*21 (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lt. Col. Iceal "Ham" Hambleton is a weapons countermeasures expert and when his aircraft is shot over enemy territory the Air Force very much wants to get him back. Hambleton knows the area he's in is going to be carpet-bombed but a ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, jungle, survival, golf, rescue, war, escapades, adventure, daring rescue, heroic mission, battles ...
Place: vietnam, asia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Hanoi Hilton (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Lionel Chetwynd's film documents the horrific struggles that faced American POWs held in the North Vietnamese prison Hoa Lo -- more infamously known as the Hanoi Hilton -- between 1964 and 1975. Williamson (Michael Moriarty) leads a group of ...
Style: realistic, captivating, thought provoking, bleak, serious ...
Plot: vietnam war, survival, anti war, captivity, prison life, rebelliousness, isolation, vengeance, military, soldier, politics, prison ...
Time: 20th century
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, realistic ...
Plot: anti war, vietnam war, love and romance, homecoming, wooing, friends, wartime life, soldier, military, looking for love, drugs/alcohol, win over ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Missing Brendan (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: George takes a trip to Vietnam to find his missing son. George's son Bob and Bob's son Patrick accompany George on the trip. George's son, Brendan, has been Missing in Action since the Vietnam War. Julie, an archeologist, joined the ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, touching
Plot: vietnam war, missing person, terminal illness, haunted by the past, village, family life, family problems, obsessive quest, death in the family, village life, family relations, parents and children ...
Place: vietnam, asia, usa, chicago illinois, honolulu hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Heroes from Another Land (1996)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Puerto Rico
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This docu-drama deals with the lives of two soldiers from Puerto Rico enlisted to fight during the Vietnam conflict. Based on a real-life incident, the movie relates the young soldiers' ambiguity about the war and the tragic consequences their ...
Plot: puerto rican, vietnam war
Place: puerto rico, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Iron Triangle (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on the diary of an unknown Viet Cong soldier, this film provides a sympathetic look at a Viet Cong soldier who protected a captured American soldier whom he believed did not kill him when the American had the opportunity. Written by John ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, war, state affairs, wartime life, espionage, military, idealism, rebellion, interracial relations, life is a bitch, village life ...
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: exciting, bleak, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: basic training, vietnam war, friendship, military, chaos, war, wartime life, hotshot hero, life is a bitch, officers and cadets, anti heroes, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Walking Dead (1995)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Five young marines on a suicide mission in Vietnam, struggle for survival in a jungle minefield. The mean streets of home did not prepare them for this.
Style: biting, realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful
Plot: jungle, african american, soldier, danger, society, deadly, military life, military, life is a bitch, vietnam war, survival, interracial relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Killer Instinct (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: For America, the Vietnam War is over. Johnny doesn't see it that way. This Special Forces soldier battles vicious Vietcong, a sadistic Russian advisor and his own peacenik girlfriend as he embarks on a deadly mission behind enemy lines.
Plot: vietnam war, vietnam veteran, russian, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mission
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 20K
Birdy (1984)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two young men are seriously affected by the Vietnam war. One of them has always been obsessed with birds - but now believes he really is a bird, and has been sent to a mental hospital. Can his friend help him pull through?
Style: psychological, realistic, touching, captivating, serious ...
Plot: vietnam war, friendship, obsession, mental illness, disfigurement, soldier, war, coming of age, military, mental institution, homecoming, youth ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, usa, asia, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
A Bright Shining Lie (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Something in his past keeps career Army man John Paul Vann from advancing past colonel. He views being sent to Vietnam as part of the US military advisory force a stepping stone to promotion. However, he disagrees vocally (and on the record) with ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: vietnam war, pregnancy, military, soldier, vietcong, journalism, danger, politics, battles, infidelity, rebellion, media ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia, saigon
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Faith of Our Fathers (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: With the Vietnam War raging in 1969, two young fathers report for duty. A man of great faith and a doubtful cynic. A quarter-century later, their sons, Wayne and John Paul (David A.R. White and Kevin Downes), meet as strangers. Guided by handwritten ...
Style: christian film
Plot: vietnam war, reckless driving, religious conversion, bible, sergeant, robbery, jail, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, road trip, letter, arrest, christianity ...
Time: 1990s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: realistic, serious, emotional, sincere, touching ...
Plot: lottery, vietnam war, politics, college, friendship, coming of age, high school, anti war, rebelliousness, society, human nature, innocence lost ...
Time: 70s, year 1970, year 1971, 1960s
Place: vietnam, ohio, asia, usa, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Target for Death (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Vietnam, Soviet Union
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Coordinates of Death (Russian Title: Koordinaty smerti / Координаты смерти) is a 1985 Soviet-Vietnamese co-production directed by Samvel Gasparov and Nguyen Xuan Chan. Set during the Vietnam War (presumably during Operation ...
Plot: sailor, sadistic killer, vietcong, vietnam war, singer, soldier, actor, officer, engineer
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 8.1
 348K
Platoon (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: As a young and naive recruit in Vietnam, Chris Taylor faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.
Style: realistic, disturbing, thought provoking, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, vietnam war, battles, military life, jungle, military, warrior, war crime, rage, elimination, squad, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, mine, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.1
 32K
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: emotional, touching, psychological, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: soldier, friendship, iraq war, casualty of war, military, war, redemption, dealing with death, army, couples, military life, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, bosnia, iraq, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
 168
Cease Fire (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Tim Murphy is a Vietnam Vet. When he loses his job he starts to relive all the pain and horror of his time in Vietnam. The stresses and strains nearly destroy his marriage and his family. Only after joining a veterans' therapy group does Tim ...
Plot: nightmare, support group, vietnam veteran, vietnam war
Place: vietnam, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.5
 595
Going Back (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A group of Marines return to Vietnam with a news crew to relive their tragic war experiences.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: vietnam war, filmmaking, leadership, heroes, military life, soldier, military, adventure, wartime life, war, life is a bitch, anti war ...
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
See You in the Next War (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The two enemies from war, Slovenian partisan Berk and German soldier Bitter, meet each other during holidays in Spain. Recalling the war through conversation, Berk remembers Anton, his fellow comrade he had spend the most time with.
Plot: partisan, battle, memory, german, revolution, pacifist, german soldier, vacation, love, flashback, world war two, soldier ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.8
 267
A Rumor of War (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 191 min.
Story: The memories of a US private in Vietnam who slowly gets disillusioned as the war progresses.
Plot: vietnam war, vietcong, u.s. marine corps, idealism, jungle warfare, camaraderie, degradation, fire fight, casualty of war, courage, helicopter, ambush ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Soldier's Sweetheart (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An Army medic brings his girlfriend to stay with him at an out of the way Vietnam outpost in 1967, the woman disappears one day and he begins searching for her.
Style: disturbing, psychological, rough, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: doctors and patients, heroic mission, daring rescue, wartime life, friends, orphan, apocalypse, war, out of the way, military, airplane, soldier ...
Time: 20th century
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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