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List of the best movies like Army Wives (2007): The Messenger, Burning Blue, Frankie Starlight, Battle Cry, Kings Go Forth, Cold Mountain, Soldier's Girl, Coming Home, A Farewell to Arms, The Razor's Edge.

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Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
CharactersMilitary, Friends, Soldier
PlotWar, Friendship, Loneliness
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Gloomy, Touching, Depressive

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 fallen soldiers. The Sergeant is drawn to Olivia Pitterson (Samantha Morton), to whom he has delivered news of her husband’s death.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genremelodrama, drama, military, biography
CountryUSA
CharactersGay, Military, Friends, Soldier
PlotOn real events, Passion, Friendship
PlaceUSA, Night Clubs
StyleRomantic, Fascinating, Serious

Two Navy fighter pilots find themselves in the midst of a forbidden relationship throwing their lives and careers into disarray.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, military
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, France, USA
Duration01:41
CharactersWriters, Disabled people, Soldier
PlotLife, Friendship, Love triangle, Family life
PlaceShips, Ireland, France
TimeWorld War II
StyleRomantic, Touching, Serious

The quirky story of a young boy's adventures growing up with his stunningly beautiful mother and the two very different men who love her.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersIndians, Military, Friends, Soldier
PlotWar, Wedding, Friendship, Marine Corps
TimeWorld War II
StyleBy books, Heavy, Touching, Intellectual, Serious

The dramatic story of US marines in training, in combat and in love during World War II. The story centres on a major who guides the raw recruits from their training to combat. Based on the novel by Leon Uris.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, military
CountryUSA
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlotWar, Friendship, Love triangle
PlaceFrance
TimeWorld War II
StyleRomantic, Action, By books, Serious

Toward the end of World War II, two American soldiers fighting in Southern France become romantically involved with a young, American woman. Her background will reveal more about them than her.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUSA, Italy, Romania, United Kingdom
Duration02:28
CharactersFriends, Soldier
PlotLove, Survival, Slavery, Friendship, Death
StyleBy books, Fascinating, Epic, Serious

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 to tend their farm. As Inman makes his perilous journey home, Ada struggles to keep their home intact with the assistance of Ruby, a mysterious drifter sent to help her by a kindly neighbor.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:52
CharactersGay, Disabled people, Friends, Soldier
PlotOn real events, Friendship
PlaceNight Clubs
StyleSoulful, Gloomy, Touching, Serious

The true story of Soldier’s Girl, which takes place in Fort Campbell, KY, tells the heart-wrenching story of the life and tragic death of soldier Barry Winchell. His love for Calpernia Addams, a beautiful transgendered nightclub performer was misunderstood by fellow soldiers and eventually leads to his brutal death.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersMilitary, Disabled people, Soldier
PlotLove, War, Love triangle, Marine Corps
PlaceVietnam, California, Los Angeles
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Gloomy, Makes me think, Touching

The wife of a Marine serving in Vietnam, Sally Hyde decides to volunteer at a local veterans hospital to occupy her time. There she meets Luke Martin, a frustrated wheelchair-bound vet who has become disillusioned with the war. Sally and Luke develop a friendship that soon turns into a romance.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:19
CharactersMilitary, Soldier, Nurses
PlotWar, Friendship
PlaceItaly, Hospitals
TimeWorld War I
StyleRomantic, To cry, By books, Gloomy, Serious

A tale of the World War I love affair, begun in Italy, between American ambulance driver Lt. Frederic Henry and British nurse Catherine Barkley. Eventually separated by Frederic's transfer, tremendous challenges and difficult decisions face each as the war rages on.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:08
CharactersFriends, Soldier
PlotWedding, Friendship
PlaceParis, France, India, Asia
StyleAction, By books, Smart, Makes me think, Touching

He had everything and wanted nothing. He learned that he had nothing and wanted everything. He saved the world and then it shattered. The path to enlightenment is as sharp and narrow as a razor's edge.

Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, military
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Lesbians, Military, Soldier
PlotFriendship
StyleSoulful, Serious

Marine officer Alexandra is tough enough to kick any guy's ass in a bar fight, but there's one opponent she can't beat: military policy. When she returns to her conservative hometown from Iraq with a mysterious personal life, she finds herself charged with preparing a tempestuous teenage girl to boot camp.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, China, USA
Duration02:15
CharactersFriends, Blind
PlotMoney, Friendship, Political, Intrigue
PlaceChina
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Touching

Iin 1930s Shanghai, 'The White Countess' is both Sofia—a fallen member of the Russian aristocracy—and a nightclub created by a blind American diplomat, who asks Sofia to be the centerpiece of the world he wants to create.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, military, biography, history
CountryCzech Republic, United Kingdom, USA, France
Duration02:24
CharactersDogs, Teens, Firefighters, Teachers, Strong women
PlotLove, On real events, Friendship, Death, Chase
PlaceParty, Germany
TimeNew Year, World War II
StyleSmart

In December 1941, Czech soldier Jozef Gabčík and Jan Kubiš parachute into their occupied homeland to assassinate Nazi officer Reinhard Heydrich

Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlotWar, Political, Justice, Funeral
PlaceVietnam, Cemetery
StyleSoulful, Gloomy, Touching, Depressive, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlotLove, War, Money, Surfing, True love
PlaceUSA
StyleRomantic, Sad ones, To cry, Cute, Soulful

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 build a house for Habitat for Humanity. A romance occurs and Savannah falls deeply in love with John. She promises to write John overseas until he returns.

Markimdb: 3.4
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryUSA
CharactersHeroes, Military, Friends, Soldier
PlotWar, On real events, Friendship
PlaceGermany
TimeWorld War II
StyleAction, Fascinating, Epic, Serious, For men

Untold and lost history. A true story of the American Pathfinders, the volunteer paratroopers whose deadly mission was to land 30 minutes before the Normandy invasion, locate and mark strategic "drop zones" and set up the top-secret navigation equipment needed to guide the main airborne assault on D-Day.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersTeens, Pregnant, Friends, Parents
PlotWedding, Life, Friendship, Family life
StyleTo cry, Cute, Fascinating, Smart, Touching

Jake and Kristy Briggs are newlyweds. Being young, they are perhaps a bit unprepared for the full reality of marriage and all that it (and their parents) expect from them. Do they want babies? Their parents certainly want them to. Is married life all that there is? Things certainly aren't helped by Jake's friend Davis, who always seems to turn up just in time to put a spanner in the works.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genremelodrama, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersMilitary, Friends
PlotDancing, Friendship, Love triangle
PlaceAircraft
TimeWorld War II
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Touching

In 1941 America Kay and her husband are happy enough until he enlists after Pearl Harbor. Against his wishes, his wife takes a job at the local aircraft plant where she meets Hazel, the singer from across the way the two soon become firm friends and with the other girls become increasingly expert workers. As the war drags on Kay finally dates her trumpet playing foreman and life gets complicated

Markimdb: 4.5
Genremelodrama, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersSnipers, Artists, Military, Soldier
PlotWar, Death
PlaceYugoslavia
StyleRomantic, Gloomy, Depressive, Serious

During the Bosnian War, Danijel, a soldier fighting for the Serbs, re-encounters Ajla, a Bosnian who's now a captive in his camp he oversees. Their once promising connection has become ambiguous as their motives have changed.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersMilitary, Friends, Soldier
PlotWar, Travel, Money, Friendship, Tornadoes
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Touching

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.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, adventure, family, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
CharactersFriends
PlotWar, Life, Friendship, Family life
PlaceVietnam, Asia
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Touching, Serious

The son of a Vietnam War Veteran must deal with neighborhood bullies as well as his dad's post-traumatic stress disorder while growing up in the deep south in the 1970's.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersGay, Pregnant, Friends
PlotLife, Friendship, Divorce, Family life
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleLight, To cry, Fancy, Touching

A comedy-drama about best friends - one a straight woman, Abbie, the other a gay man, Robert - who decide to have a child together. Five years later, Abbie falls in love with a straight man and wants to move away with her and Robert's little boy Sam, and a nasty custody battle ensues.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, family, military
CountryNetherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration01:32
CharactersTeens, Childrens, Friends, Soldier, Fathers
PlotWar, Friendship, Mystery
PlaceVillage
TimeWorld War II
StyleBy books, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

Tuur and Lambert are best friends. But the war is closing in and is about to change their lives forever. Tuurs dad joined the resistance and even his big brother seems so be part of it. Lamberts family on the other hand choose to obey the Germans. Then a new girls from the city shows up, befriending the boys but telling her secret to only one of them. A choice that separates the boys and ultimately gets her in trouble.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genremelodrama, drama, western, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:13
CharactersBrothers, Fathers
PlotFriendship, Death, Love triangle
PlaceWild West, USA
TimeWorld War I
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

An epic tale of three brothers and their father living in the remote wilderness of 1900s USA and how their lives are affected by nature, history, war, and love.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, military
CountryUSA
Duration03:16
CharactersHeroes, Military
PlotWar, Adventure, Gambling, Friendship, Revolution
PlaceShips, Warships, China, Asia
StyleAction, Fascinating, Epic, Serious

Engineer Jake Holman arrives aboard the gunboat USS San Pablo, assigned to patrol a tributary of the Yangtze in the middle of exploited and revolution-torn 1926 China. His iconoclasm and cynical nature soon clash with the 'rice-bowl' system which runs the ship and the uneasy symbiosis between Chinese and foreigner on the river. Hostility towards the gunboat's presence reaches a climax when the boat must crash through a river-boom and rescue missionaries upriver at China Light Mission.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, adventure, military, history
CountryAustralia
Duration01:50
CharactersMilitary, Friends, Soldier
PlotWar, On real events, Friendship, Political, Justice
PlaceEgypt, Africa, Deserts, Australia, Turkey
TimeWorld War I
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Touching, Depressive, Serious

As World War I rages, brave and youthful Australians Archy and Frank—both agile runners—become friends and enlist in the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps together. They later find themselves part of the Dardanelles Campaign on the Gallipoli peninsula, a brutal eight-month conflict which pit the British and their allies against the Ottoman Empire and left over 500,000 men dead.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersAngels, Military, Friends, Losers, Soldier
PlotWar, Obsession, Friendship, Mental disorders
PlaceVietnam, Psychiatric hospitals, Asia
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Gloomy, Touching, Serious

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?

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersTeens, Friends, Housewives
PlotFriendship, Divorce, Female friendship
PlaceSmall cities
StyleTo cry, Touching

Waxing nostalgic about the bittersweet passage from childhood to puberty in this tender coming-of-age tale, four childhood girlfriends -- Teeny, Chrissy, Samantha and Roberta -- recall the magical summer of 1970. During their walk down memory lane, they reconcile experiences with boys, secrets, bullies and more.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersFriends
PlotLove, Life, Friendship, Family life
PlaceUSA
StyleLight, To cry, Cute, Soulful, Touching

Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe Cleary, in Grasse, Calif. There, Finn learns that Hy and Glady Joe are members of a group of passionate quilters, and over the course of her visit she is regaled with tales of love and life by women who have collected rich experiences and much wisdom.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:42
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlotWar, Life, Love triangle, Family life
PlaceVillage, England
TimeWorld War I
StyleBy books, Touching, Serious

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.





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