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Beyond Borders (2003)
 6.5
 25K
Beyond Borders (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Beyond Borders is an epic tale of the turbulent romance between two star-crossed lovers set against the backdrop of the world's most dangerous hot spots. Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie stars as Sarah Jordan, an American living in London in 1984. She is married to Henry Bauford son of a wealthy British industrialist, when she encounters Nick Callahan a renegade doctor, whose impassioned plea for help to support his relief efforts in war-torn Africa moves her deeply. As a result, Sarah embarks upon a journey of discovery that leads to danger, heartbreak and romance in the far corners of the world.
Style: touching, captivating, sincere, sentimental, emotional, epic, serious, realistic, romantic, dramatic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: charity, surgery, negotiation, starvation, desert, cia, pianist, landmine, love affair, romance, obsessive quest, war, rich and poor, fall in love, danger, love of one's life, battles, hopes, war crime, escapades, love and romance, smuggling, protest, power relations, death ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1993, year 1989, year 1984 ...
Place: africa, england, cambodia, ethiopia, chechnya, london, europe ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, dramatic and emotional films with plots about beautiful scenery, love story, betrayal, romance, culture clash, love and romance and dialogue mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like Beyond Borders: The Lucky One (2012), The Last of the Mohicans (1992), Head in the Clouds (2004), Australia (2008), The English Patient (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 93K
The Lucky One (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: U.S. Marine Sergeant Logan Thibault returns from his third tour of duty in Iraq, with the one thing he credits with keeping him alive-a photograph he found of a woman he doesn't even know. Learning her name is Beth and where she lives, he shows ...
Style: emotional, sincere, romantic, touching, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: true love, love affair, destiny, soldier, loss of loved one, obsessive quest, love and romance, single mother, iraq veteran, hopes, romance, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, north carolina, new orleans, middle east, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: As the English and French soldiers battle for control of the American colonies in the 18th century, the settlers and native Americans are forced to take sides. Cora and her sister Alice unwittingly walk into trouble but are reluctantly saved by ...
Style: epic, exciting, emotional, serious, touching ...
Plot: forbidden love, army, freedom, adventure, woman in danger, vengeance, father daughter relationship, axe, french, commander, massacre, adventure hero ...
Time: 18th century, 1930s
Place: usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Head in the Clouds (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A romantic drama set in 1930's England, Paris, and Spain. Gilda Bessé shares her Paris apartment with an Irish schoolteacher, Guy Malyon, and Mia, a refugee from Spain. As the world drifts toward war, Gilda defiantly pursues her hedonistic ...
Style: sexy, captivating, sentimental, romantic, erotic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: sexual relations, love triangle, false accusation, soldier, romance, love and romance, lesbian, war, fall in love, couple relations, couples, infidelity ...
Time: 20s, 40s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s ...
Place: europe, spain, france, england, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 113K
Australia (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, War, Western
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving ...
Style: epic, stylized, captivating, scenic, colourful ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, inheritance, opposites attract, prejudice, social differences, adventure, journey, fall in love, greed, aristocracy, wilderness, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1930s, 1940s, year 1942 ...
Place: australia, england, japan, shanghai china, pearl harbor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The English Patient (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 1930s, Count Almásy is a Hungarian map maker employed by the Royal Geographical Society to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert along with several other prominent explorers. As World War II unfolds, Almásy enters into a world of ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love story, tragic love, mysterious character, expedition, power of love, loss of loved one, love and romance, destiny, war, map, wartime life, secret love ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1944, year 1942 ...
Place: libya, italy, ethiopia, egypt, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.2
 131K
Cold Mountain (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Italy, Romania, USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: In this classic story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier named W.P. Inman deserts his unit and travels across the South, aiming to return to his young wife, Ada, who he left behind ...
Style: emotional, captivating, epic, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: american civil war, tragic love, getting home, survival, lovers reunited, loss of family member, slavery, lovers apart, power of love, love and romance, wartime life, friendship ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: usa, north carolina, south carolina, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Four Feathers (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The story, set in 1875, follows a British officer (Heath Ledger) who resigns his post when he learns of his regiment's plan to ship out to the Sudan for the conflict with the Mahdi. His friends and fiancée send him four white feathers which ...
Style: epic, touching, atmospheric, serious, captivating ...
Plot: military, soldier, imperialism, desert, redemption, colonialism, islam, slavery, starvation, massacre, siege, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, 1880s, victorian era
Place: england, sudan, africa, europe, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, friendship, war, romance, working class, friends, hopes, wartime life, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, society ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, egypt, pearl harbor, english channel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Wings of the Dove (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kate is secretly betrothed to a struggling journalist, Merton Densher. But she knows her Aunt Maude will never approve of the match, since Kate's deceased mother has lost all her money in a marriage to a degenerate opium addict. When Kate meets ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, couple relations, rich and poor, power relations, romance, betrayal, death, dishonesty, fall in love, rise to the top, love and romance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Map of the Human Heart (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Australia, UK, Canada, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Fantastic improbabilities, happenstance and the undying bridge of love are part of this romantic fantasy about an Inuit who crosses years, oceans and the ravages of WWII to find his childhood love, a Metis girl, but finds that their cultures are the ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, map, inuit, snowmobile, tuberculosis, friendship, romance, destiny, dishonesty, lovers reunited, social differences, adulthood ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 90s, year 1941, year 1965 ...
Place: canada, england, germany, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.3
 7K
Bent (1997)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Max is a handsome young man who, after a fateful tryst with a German soldier, is forced to run for his life. Eventually Max is placed in a concentration camp where he pretends to be Jewish because in the eyes of the Nazis, gays are the lowest form ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, survival, friendship, dehumanization, war, gay, homosexuality, nazi, jewish, male nudity, death ...
Time: 40s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s, year 1944
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Harrison's Flowers (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Harrison Lloyd is a Pulitzer-winning photojournalist. His wife and family are making it hard for him to keep his mind on his work when he's in a war zone, and he wants to change jobs to something less stressful. But he's got one last ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, rough, brutal, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genocide, war, missing person, murder, photojournalist, battles, obsessive quest, love affair, crimes, journalism, civil war, violence ...
Time: 90s, year 1991, 1990s
Place: croatia, europe, former yugoslavia, new jersey, serbia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.0
 458K
Blood Diamond (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An ex-mercenary turned smuggler. A Mende fisherman. Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join for two desperate missions: recovering a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son ...
Style: serious, captivating, thought provoking, suspenseful, intense ...
Plot: mercenary, smuggling, treasure hunt, adventure, gem, greed, journalist, rebel, journalism, obsessive quest, fisherman, rape ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century, year 2003
Place: africa, south africa, cape town south africa, belgium, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, thought provoking, serious, sincere ...
Plot: forbidden love, injustice, racism, culture clash, war, romance, love, family relations, americana, couples, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: 1940s, 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: north dakota, usa, los angeles, seattle, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Dark Blue World (2001)
Genre: War, Drama, Action, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Germany, Denmark, Italy, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Lt. Franta Slama is a top pilot in the Czech Air Force who is assigned to train a promising young flier, Karel Vojtisek, and they soon become friends. When Nazi Germany invades Czechoslovakia in 1939, they both reject the authority of their new ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, soldier, pilot, czech, war, culture clash, romance, aviation, couple relations, love and romance, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1939
Place: england, europe, poland, central europe, prague ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.7
 3K
Zelary (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A nurse and her surgeon-lover are part of a resistance movement in 1940s Czechoslovakia. When they are discovered, her lover flees and she must find a place to hide. A patient whose life she saved, a man from a remote mountain village where time ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, sincere, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: redemption, small town, village, post war, sexual abuse, romance, couples, small town life, resistance, domestic violence, society, soldier ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: prague czechoslovakia, czechoslovakia, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 127K
Dear John (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Sergeant John Tyree is home on a 2 week leave from Germany. He meets Savannah after he dives into the ocean to retrieve Savannah's purse that had fallen off the pier. John falls in love with Savannah who is a student on spring break helping ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: young lovers, love and romance, couple relations, true love, love, love affair, soldier, couples, romance, lovers reunited, breakup, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.9
 468K
The Notebook (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An epic love story centered around an older man who reads aloud to a woman with Alzheimer's. From a faded notebook, the old man's words bring to life the story about a couple who is separated by World War II, and is then passionately ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, true love, young lovers, love affair, love story, romance, power of love, love triangle, lovers reunited, social differences, fall in love, loss of loved one ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 1940s
Place: south carolina, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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A Very Long Engagement (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: France, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: In 1919, Mathilde was 19 years old. Two years earlier, her fiancé Manech left for the front at the Somme. Like millions of others he was "killed on the field of battle." It's written in black and white on the official notice. But ...
Style: emotional, touching, atmospheric, sentimental, romantic ...
Plot: private detective, missing person, against the odds, uncover truth, war, young lovers, investigation, love and romance, obsession, infidelity, army, love story ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s, year 1917 ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, dungeon, marseille provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
In Love and War (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After teenage ambulance driver Ernest Hemingway (Chris O'Donnell) takes shrapnel in the leg during World War I, he falls in love with Agnes von Kurowsky (Sandra Bullock), a beautiful older nurse at the hospital where he's sent to recover. ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, atmospheric, sincere, serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: young lovers, romance, war, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, hopes, couples, love affair, military hospital, soldier, nurse ...
Time: 20th century
Place: europe, italy, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Horseman on the Roof (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In a time of war and disease, a young officer gallantly tries to help a young woman find her husband.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, scenic, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: arson, quarantine, provence, cholera, horse, exile, romance, adventure, heroes, political unrest, rescue, on the run ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 18th century
Place: france, italy, europe, paris france, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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, life is a bitch, wartime life, hopes, dealing with death, officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, bosnia, iraq, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
A Year of the Quiet Sun (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Poland, USA, West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Shortly after WWII an American soldier (Norman) and a Polish refugee (Emilia) fall in deep love. Eventually he will return to USA and both expect that she will soon follow him. Emilia's mother is sick but would recover by available medicine. ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, emotional, touching ...
Plot: war, soldier, love, unfulfillment, love and romance, hopes, romance, tragic love, society, military, religions or cults, village ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1946, year 1964
Place: poland, europe, arizona, berlin germany, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Sense and Sensibility (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. Two daughters are the titular opposites.
Style: classic literature, touching, romantic, sincere, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love affair, romance, love triangle, rich and poor, inheritance, happy ending, jane austen, older man younger woman relationship, love and romance, eligible bachelor, social differences, society ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 18th century, 1810s, 1800s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Zack Mayo is a young man who has signed up for Navy Flight School. He is a Navy brat who has a bad attitude problem. Sgt. Foley is there to train and evaluate him and will clearly find Zack wanting. Zack meets Paula, a girl who has little beyond ...
Style: emotional, sexy, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: navy, officers and cadets, unwanted pregnancy, military life, military, romance, power relations, breaking point, self discovery, fall in love, love of one's life, factory worker ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: washington state, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.1
 747
Talk of Angels (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This is the story of a young Irish woman who comes to Spain to escape from the pressures she feels about her impending marriage to a political activist in Ireland. But in Spain in the 1930's, taking a job of governess in a wealthy family, she ...
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, touching, realistic
Plot: infidelity, politics, couple relations, chaos and mayhem, romance, family relations, dishonesty, love affair, couples, political unrest, false accusation, love triangle ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: spain, ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 13K
Evening (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As Constance (Natasha Richardson) and Nina (Toni Collette) gather at the deathbed of their mother, Ann (Vanessa Redgrave), they learn for the first time that their mother lived an entire other lifetime during one evening 50 years ago. In vivid ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, friendship, love triangle, romance, power of love, regret, haunted by the past, unfulfillment, love affair, mother, best friend, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 50s, 1950s
Place: rhode island, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Falling in Love (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During shopping for Christmas, Frank and Molly run into each other. This fleeting short moment will start to change their lives, when they recognize each other months later in the train home and have a good time together. Although both are married ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, romance, friendship, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, love and romance, adultery, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, christmas, change of heart ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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, serious, sincere ...
Plot: war, vietnam war, disability, hospital, military hospital, soldier, wheelchair, paraplegic, paralysis, military, innocence lost, love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: california, vietnam, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.3
 189K
Closer (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A witty, romantic, and very dangerous love story about chance meetings, instant attractions, and casual betrayals. Two couples disintegrate when they begin destructive adulterous affairs with each other.
Style: sexy, intellectual, melancholic, psychological, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, adultery, divorce, love affair, marriage, photographer, obsession, depression, passionate interest, love at first sight, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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