Movies like Last Flag Flying

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Last Flag Flying (2017)
 6.9
 23K
Last Flag Flying (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Thirty years after serving together in the Vietnam War, Larry "Doc" Shepherd, Sal Nealon and the Rev. Richard Mueller reunite for a different type of mission: to bury Doc's son, a young Marine killed in Iraq. Forgoing burial at Arlington National Cemetery, Doc and his old buddies take the casket on a bittersweet trip up the coast to New Hampshire. Along the way, the three men find themselves reminiscing and coming to terms with the shared memories of a war that continues to shape their lives.
Style: road movie, thought provoking, touching, humorous, sincere, captivating
Plot: iraq war, u.s. marine, friendship, church, father son relationship, grief, preacher, vietnam war, loss of son, ex soldier, anti war, money, food, train, cemetery, african american, bartender, photograph, letter, death of son, drunkenness, motel, bar, friend, husband wife relationship ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, captivating and humorous films with plots about friendship, father son relationship, drinking, drinking alcohol, family relations, husband wife relationship and mentor mostly in Drama, Comedy and War genres. Some movies like Last Flag Flying: Taking Chance (2009), Brad's Status (2017), The Upside (2017), Ithaca (2015), The Station Agent (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Taking Chance (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Lt. Col. Michael Strobl, a volunteer military escort accompanies the body of Lance Cpl. Chance Phelps to his hometown in Wyoming.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: war, military, soldier, self discovery, military life, patriotism, marines, iraq war, father son relationship, friendship, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2004
Place: iraq, wyoming, usa, baghdad iraq, minneapolis minnesota ...
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 6.5
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Brad's Status (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Although Brad has a satisfying career, a sweet wife and a comfortable life in suburban Sacramento, things aren't quite what he imagined during his college glory days. When he accompanies his musical prodigy son on a university tour, he ...
Style: thought provoking, light, captivating, humorous
Plot: midlife crisis, old friend, father son relationship, introspection, husband wife relationship, group of friends, musician, concert, college professor, violinist, friendship, jealousy ...
Place: harvard university, sacramento california, boston
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 7.0
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The Upside (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A comedic look at the relationship between a wealthy paraplegic and a unemployed man with a criminal record who's hired to help him.
Style: sincere, touching, thought provoking, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: handicapped, man in a wheelchair, caregiver, social differences, interracial friendship, rich man, class differences, male nurse, interracial, assistant, disabled person, friendship ...
Place: chicago illinois, new york
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54%
 5.5
 3K
Ithaca (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a small town in California's San Joaquin Valley, 14-year-old Homer Macauley is determined to be the best and fastest bicycle telegraph messenger anyone has ever seen. His older brother has gone to war, leaving Homer to look after his widowed ...
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: brother brother relationship, family relations, promise, world war two, friendship, coming of age, death of brother, jealousy, teenage boy, husband wife relationship, fear, anti war ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, 20th century
Place: usa
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53%
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The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A star of hunting videos strives to bond with his 12-year-old son on a wilderness trip but learns familial connections can't be forced.
Style: sincere, light, humorous, touching, captivating
Plot: son, cameraman, hunter, father son relationship, hunting, friendship, nature, adventure, family relations, deer, rope bridge, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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53%
The Station Agent (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When his only friend dies, a man born with dwarfism moves to rural New Jersey to live a life of solitude, only to meet a chatty hot dog vendor and a woman dealing with her own personal loss.
Style: sincere, touching, humorous, captivating, tragicomedy ...
Plot: loneliness, friendship, solitude, depression, small town, inheritance, dwarf, bittersweet, lifestyle, human nature, small town life, troubled ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, canada, newfoundland
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52%
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
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51%
 6.7
 27K
The Professor (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Richard, a world-weary college professor is given a life-changing diagnosis and decides to throw all pretense and conventions to the wind and live his life as boldly and freely as possible with a biting sense of humor, a reckless streak, and a touch ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, touching, humorous, feel good
Plot: cancer, drugs, death, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, instructor, terminal illness, alcohol, family relations, society, dishonesty, friendship ...
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51%
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 6.4
 20K
Stop-Loss (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A veteran soldier returns from his completed tour of duty in Iraq, only to find his life turned upside down when he is arbitrarily ordered to return to field duty by the Army.
Style: emotional, serious, bleak, thought provoking, sad ...
Plot: soldier, u.s. military, friendship, homecoming, military, gulf war, politics, wartime life, rules and policies, post traumatic stress disorder, death, patriotism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, canada, washington d.c., mexico ...
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50%
Box of Moon Light (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Al Fountain, a middle-aged electrical engineer, is on the verge of a mid-life crisis, when he decides to take his time coming home from a business trip, rents a car, and heads out looking for a lake he remembers from his childhood. But his wandering ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, humorous, road movie, scenic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: midlife crisis, friendship, stranger, free spirit, unfulfillment, introspection, friends, infidelity, phone sex, vandalism, engineer, life ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A Girl, Three Guys, and a Gun (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three smalltown friends looking to leave their troubles behind come up with a robbery scheme to fund their trip to the big city. But as their plan goes awry and the authorities become involved, they are left with no other alternative but to take ...
Style: captivating, humorous, semi serious, cult film
Plot: road trip, robbery, love, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, on the road, armed robbery, chase, telephone call, bookstore, gun, hostage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.9
 14K
The Lucky Ones (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story revolves around three soldiers — Colee, T.K. and Cheaver — who return from the Iraq War after suffering injuries and learn that life has moved on without them. They end up on an unexpected road trip across the U.S.
Style: sincere, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: soldier, friendship, road trip, homecoming, military, life is a bitch, wartime life, americana, loss of friend, on the road, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, st. louis missouri, las vegas, new york
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49%
 6.3
 2K
Diggers (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Diggers is a coming-of-age story directed by Katherine Dieckmann. It portrays four working-class friends who grow up in The Hamptons, on the South Shore of Long Island, New York, as clam diggers in 1976. Their fathers were clam diggers as well as ...
Style: humorous, touching, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, parents and children, americana, social differences, social relations, love and romance, save the day, youth, family relations, father son relationship, working class ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, long island
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49%
 7.1
 34K
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 ⇓
48%
Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Radio funny man Adrian Cronauer is sent to Vietnam to bring a little comedy back into the lives of the soldiers. After setting up shop, Cronauer delights the G.I.s but shocks his superior officer, Sergeant Major Dickerson, with his irreverent take ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, offbeat, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: radio, vietnam war, anti war, radio dj, war, military, rebellion, death, marines, confrontation with superior, superior officer, impossible love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, saigon, iraq
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48%
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Mudbound (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In the post–World War II South, two families are pitted against a barbaric social hierarchy and an unrelenting landscape as they simultaneously fight the battle at home and the battle abroad.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, tense, exciting
Plot: racism, farm, misery, african american, post traumatic stress disorder, post war, prejudice, ku klux klan, civil rights, farming, hate, money ...
Time: post world war two, year 1939, pre world war two, 1940s, 1930s ...
Place: mississippi, mississippi river, belgium
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48%
 6.4
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The Brothers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: This is the story of four African-American "yuppies" (a banker, a doctor, a lawyer, and a "playboy") who call themselves "The Brothers". When the playboy gets engaged, the other three friends find themselves having to ...
Style: touching, feel good, romantic, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, relationships, singleness, battle of the sexes, love and romance, male bonding, friendship between men, male friendship, african american, playboy, women ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
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48%
 6.0
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Happy New Year (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A war-torn marine returns home to face his fiercest battle yet - the one against himself.
Style: psychological, captivating, rough, tense, realistic ...
Plot: haunted by the past, military, homecoming, friendship, disability, under the surface, military hospital, soldier, post traumatic stress disorder, anti war, society, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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48%
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MASH (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and high jinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war.
Style: humorous, talky, witty, captivating, satirical ...
Plot: anti war, military, cheating, nurse, camp, dark humor, doctors and patients, soldier, buddies, sanity, conflict, satire ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1951, 70s
Place: korea, vietnam, south korea
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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, contemplative ...
Plot: vietnam war, friendship, obsession, mental institution, mental illness, bird, disfigurement, soldier, war, coming of age, military, rehabilitation ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, usa, asia, philadelphia, atlantic city new jersey
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47%
 5.0
 7K
My Giant (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Billy Crystal plays a Hollywood agent who stumbles upon Max, a giant living in Romania, and tries to get him into the movies.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, light, entertaining ...
Plot: friendship, tall man, monastery, showbiz, artists and showbiz, giant, unlikely friendships, destiny, love and romance, opposites attract, actor's life, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, usa, las vegas, new mexico, europe ...
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47%
Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A family loaded with quirky, colorful characters piles into an old van and road trips to California for little Olive to compete in a beauty pageant.
Style: road movie, feel good, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, road trip, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, dysfunctional family, family relations, escapades, beauty pageant, parenthood, suicide attempt, journey, loser ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: california, usa, arizona, albuquerque new mexico, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.5
 14K
Mediterraneo (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Greek Sea, World War II. An Italian ship leaves a handful of soldiers in a little island; their mission is to spot enemy ships and to hold the island in case of attack. The village of the island seems abandoned and there isn't a single enemy in ...
Style: touching, captivating, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: world war two, island, friendship, soldier, greek island, italian army, war, culture clash, anti war, fish out of water, isolation, society ...
Time: post world war two
Place: italy, greece, europe, mediterranean sea
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47%
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Ride (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A mother travels cross-country to California to be with her son after he decides to drop out of school and become a surfer.
Style: captivating, sincere, humorous, thought provoking
Plot: surfing, beach, young man, mother son relationship, family relations, couples, friendship, driver, female director, smoking weed, aspiring writer, surfer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, pacific ocean, usa, new york, los angeles
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47%
 7.2
 129K
Vice (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive résumé includes stints as White House chief of staff, House ...
Style: realistic, captivating, humorous, psychological, cynical ...
Plot: u.s. president, political campaign, vice president, iraq war, war on terror, politician, intrigue, u.s. congress, u.s. constitution, political leader, tragic event, mentor ...
Time: 2010s, year 1973, year 2001, september 11 2001, year 1978 ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., united states, america, cambodia ...
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The Way Way Back (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Over the course of his summer break, a teenager comes into his own thanks in part to the friendship he strikes up with one of the park's managers.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, teenagers, loneliness, vacation, teenager, summer, shyness, teenage love, family problems, youth, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, psychological, sincere ...
Audience: kids
Plot: family relations, iraq war, support group, insomnia, parents and children, patriotism, gulf war, truth, family problems, couple relations, anti war, on the road ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: minnesota, florida, usa, iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Meyerowitz Stories (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An estranged family gathers together in New York for an event celebrating the artistic work of their father.
Style: humorous, sincere, disturbing, touching, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: father son relationship, dysfunctional family, sculptor, father daughter relationship, love, friendship, parents and children, friends, family relations, society, family, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, new york, brooklyn new york city
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Unexpected (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An inner-city high school teacher discovers she is pregnant at the same time as one of her most promising students and the two develop an unlikely friendship while struggling to navigate their unexpected pregnancies.
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, pregnancy, teenage pregnancy, teachers and students, dedicated educator, society, intergenerational friendship, teenage girl, high school, teacher student relationship, urban ghetto, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Duane Hopwood (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A down-on-his-luck divorced father struggles to get his life and family back together before it's too late.
Style: emotional, humorous, realistic, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, redemption, down on your luck, addiction, parents and children, couples, family problems, breakup, unfulfillment, hopes, husband wife relationship, divorce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: atlantic city new jersey
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45%