Movies like Aakraman

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Aakraman (1975)
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Aakraman (1975)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Drama about a major in the Indian army and his impending arranged marriage.
Plot: party, soldier, love triangle, officer, courage, whiskey, patriotism, bar, cripple, drink, drinking
Time: year 1971

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Most similar movies to Aakraman

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and captivating films with plots about soldier, romance, death, friendship, battles, love triangle and love mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like Aakraman: Naya Zamana (1971), Good Deed (1967), Deserter (1992), The Scarlet Tunic (1998), War and Peace (1966). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Naya Zamana (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: A hopeful writer, poor but educated Anoop attacks the ruthless exploitation of the lower classes by the rich with his fiery speeches. But his uncompromising principles could stand in the way of the connections he'll need if he hopes to reach a ...
Plot: arson, hospital, fire, novel, jail, death of mother, injustice, lynch mob, angry mob, writers, father daughter relationship, poet ...
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 7.6
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Good Deed (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Widowed Radha lives in rural India in the 1960s, along with two sons: Bharat and Puran. While she would like to educate her sons and ensure that they lead good lives, she cannot do so on her own, and must sacrifice the career of one son so that the ...
Plot: cynicism, patriotism, farmer, cynic, doctor, cripple, idealist, patriot, farm, soldier, bitterness, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.2
 127
Deserter (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: During the Yugoslav break-up, Federal Army officer is fed up with war and takes some leave in Belgrade. However, it turns out that he is less haunted by war horrors than with some sentimental skeletons in the closet. He meets his former comrade and ...
Plot: officer, husband wife relationship, buddy, liar, dead woman, death of girl, friend, battle, death, court martial, adultery, deserter ...
Time: year 1981
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, serbia, croatia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Scarlet Tunic (1998)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Passions erupt between a German hussar (Jean-Marc Barr) serving with King George III's personal cavalry and the only daughter of an English solicitor (Emma Fielding) in this period tearjerker adapted from a short story by Thomas Hardy. Longing ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: military, soldier, countryside, military life, forbidden love, ego clash, love and romance, war, romance, love affair, couples, death ...
Time: 19th century, georgian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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War and Peace (1966)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seven-hour epic based on the eponymous book by Leo Tolstoy. Two main story-lines are complex and intertwined. One is the love story of young Countess Natasha Rostova and Count Pierre Bezukhov, who is unhappy in his marriage. Another is the ...
Style: epic, stylized, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: betrayal, redemption, battles, tragic love, couple relations, love triangle, wartime life, fall in love, true love, couples, emperor, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: russia
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Kisna: The Warrior Poet (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 171 min.
Story: The film is set in the India of the tumultuous 1930's when nationalists fighting for the country's independence rose up as one, urging the British to quit. At this time, a young Indian, Kisna befriends and then shields a British girl ...
Style: captivating, serious, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: forbidden love, love triangle, chase, social differences, woman in danger, couple relations, political unrest, fall in love, family relations, society, romance, state affairs ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s
Place: india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Flowers of War (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 146 min.
Story: A Westerner finds refuge with a group of women in a church during Japan's rape of Nanking in 1937. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to safety.
Style: emotional, serious, based on true events, brutal, touching ...
Plot: atrocity, prostitute, world war two, rape, life is a bitch, student, priest, war crime, war, sino japanese war, brothel, courage ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937, 30s, 20th century
Place: china, asia, japan, germany
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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, exciting, epic, factual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, world war two, war, love and romance, airplane, love, aerial combats, navy, tragic event, friends, battles, battleship ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942, 1920s ...
Place: pearl harbor, hawaii, japan, england, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 7.1
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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, responsibility, redemption, war, human nature, officer, bereavement, friendship, iraq war, casualty of war ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, bosnia, iraq, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.0
 27K
Rani Padmavati (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: India
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Rani Padmavati - the wife of Maharawal Ratan Singh, is known for her beauty and valour in 13th century India. She captures the fancy of the reigning Sultan of Delhi, the tyrant Alauddin Khilji, who becomes obsessed with her and goes to great lengths ...
Style: captivating, touching, suspenseful, exciting, epic
Plot: sultan, bollywood, fortress, honor, queen, king, swinger, war, love, army, obsession, battle ...
Time: 13th century
Place: afghanistan, delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.5
 226
Jamilya (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The film is based on the story of the same name by Soviet writer Chinghiz Aitmatov. It is set in a remote Kirghiz village during the Great Patriotic War (1941-1945). A young wife of a soldier, Djamilya, fell in love with Daniar, a wounded war ...
Plot: mountain, engagement, autobiography, love triangle, world war two, love, soviet, female director, russian soldier, falling in love, farm, homecoming ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Brylcreem Boys (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1941, as part of an effort to remain strictly neutral, the Dublin government made a deal with both Berlin and London whereby any soldier, sailor or pilot captured on Irish soil, whether of German or Allied forces, would be interned for the ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: love triangle, anti war, rivalry, fall in love, love and romance, world war two, human spirit, war, rescue, military life, village, german officer ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: ireland, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.8
 25
The Birthday (1980)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The four sequences in the film cover four days in a life of young Warsaw lad in September 1938, 1939, 1943 and 1944. In the first sequence Jurek decides not to study in the Sorbonne but enlists in a Polish military school instead. In the second ...
Plot: female director, soldier, german army, bribe, military school, patriotism, tragic event, librarian, rich, male female relationship, underground movement, twenty something ...
Time: year 1939, year 1943, 1930s, year 1944, 1940s ...
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The White Countess (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Germany, China, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The last movie from the team of Ismail Merchant, James Ivory, and Kazuo Ishiguro. Set in 1930s Shanghai, "The White Countess" is both Sofia (Natasha Richardson), a fallen member of the Russian aristocracy, and a nightclub created by a ...
Style: atmospheric, romantic, sentimental, emotional, touching ...
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Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1937, year 1936 ...
Place: china, asia, shanghai, hong kong, macau ...
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39%
Head in the Clouds (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
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38%
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Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 143 min.
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Place: england, france, canada, europe, montreal quebec ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Last September (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 103 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
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Swing Shift (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
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Audience: girls' night, chick flick
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Country: India
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Augustus (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Italy, Germany, France, Spain, Austria
Duration: 200 min.
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Style: exciting, serious, epic, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: roman empire, politics, emperor, betrayal, assassination, intrigue, ancient rome, leadership, tragic hero, ambition, rivalry, romance ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
25 Fireman's Street (1973)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
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Story: On one hot summer night, the residents of a Hungarian apartment house slated for demolition restlessly revisit their haunted pasts as they face an uncertain future. In a gently turning kaleidoscope of dream imagery, regret-laden nostalgia and ...
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34%
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Snow and Fire (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
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Style: realistic, serious, captivating, emotional
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
An Unforgettable Summer (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 82 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Kya Dilli Kya Lahore (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
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Duration: 98 min.
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Plot: refugee, fight, pakistani, hit in the face, gun, shot to death, alternate reality, human rights, patriotism, social satire, flashback, racism ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
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Plot: soldier, world war two, miscarriage, awol, marriage, pregnancy, railway station, absent without leave, prison, conscription
Time: 1940s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
 3K
Carla's Song (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Spain, Germany
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Story: A Glasgow man (Robert Carlyle) visits war-torn Nicaragua with a refugee (Oyanka Cabezas) tormented by her memories.
Style: sincere, rough, serious, realistic, thought provoking ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Line of Control: Kargil (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, War
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Soldier's Tale (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, tense, emotional
Audience: girls' night
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Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.5
 13K
Frantz (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the aftermath of WWI, a young German who grieves the death of her fiancé in France meets a mysterious French man who visits the fiance’s grave to lay flowers.
Style: romantic, sentimental, captivating, touching, inspirational ...
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