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List of the best movies like Last Flag Flying (2017): See You Up There, Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, Hatred, The Lucky Ones, Brad's Status, Boundaries, Frantz, Ithaca, Ideal Home, Beach Rats.

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Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, military
CountryFrance, Canada
Duration01:46
CharactersDogs, Gay, Artists, Military, Friends
PlotLove, War, Dancing, Money, Death
PlaceParis, France, Cemetery
TimeWorld War I
StyleAction, Fascinating, Makes me think

In November 1918, a few days before the Armistice, when Lieutenant Pradelle orders a senseless attack, he causes a useless disaster; but his outrageous act also binds the lives of two soldiers who have nothing more in common than the battlefield: Édouard saves Albert, although at a high cost. They become companions in misfortune who will attempt to survive in a changing world. Pradelle, in his own way, does the same.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, China, USA
Duration02:11
CharactersDogs, Teens, Gods, Special Forces, Military
PlotWar, Dancing, Soccer, Fight, American Football
PlaceSchool, Iraq, Deserts, Hotels, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Patriotic, Makes me think, Depressive

19-year-old Billy Lynn is brought home for a victory tour after a harrowing Iraq battle. Through flashbacks the film shows what really happened to his squad - contrasting the realities of war with America's perceptions.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, military, history
CountryPoland
Duration01:38
CharactersWolves, Jews, Soldier, Sisters, Farmers
PlotLove, War, On real events, Survival, Wedding
PlaceVillage, Trains, Forest, Poland
TimeWorld War II
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Makes me think, Disturbing

Summer of 1939. Zosia is a young Polish girl who is deeply in love with Ukrainian Petro. Their great love will be put to the test when her father decides to marry her to a wealthy widower Skiba. Right after wedding she is left alone because her husband is drafted to the Polish army for the war with Germany. Meanwhile, tensions grow due to Jews, Poles, and Ukrainians living side by side.

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: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
CharactersDogs, Gay, Musicians, Family, Friends
PlotLove, Money, Friendship, Computers, Jealousy
PlaceAircraft, Hotels, USA
StyleLight, Fascinating, Makes me think

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 can't help comparing his life with those of his four best college friends who seemingly have more wealthy and glamorous lives. But when circumstances force him to reconnect with his former friends, Brad begins to question whether he has really failed or if their lives are actually more flawed than they appear.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:19
CharactersDogs, Family, Sisters, Old man, Cats
PlotTravel, Friendship
PlaceSchool, Beach, USA, Los Angeles
StyleLight, Soulful, Fascinating, Makes me think, Touching

Single mom Laura, along with her awkward 14 year-old son Henry is forced to drive Jack, her estranged, care-free pot dealing father across country after he's kicked out of yet another nursing home.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryFrance, Germany
Duration02:05
CharactersMusicians, Soldier
PlotLove, War, Dancing, Passion, Friendship
PlaceTrains, Germany, Hotels
TimeWorld War I
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Fascinating, Touching, Black and White

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.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genredrama, military
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Teens, Teachers, Rabbits, Trainers
PlotSoccer, Money, Friendship, Death, Jealousy
PlaceAircraft, School, Trains, USA
TimeWorld War II
StyleAction, Fascinating, Makes me think

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 mother, his older sister and his 4-year-old brother, Ulysses. And so it is that as spring turns to summer, 1942, Homer Macauley delivers messages of love, hope, pain... and death... to the good people of Ithaca. And Homer Macauley will grapple with one message that will change him forever - from a boy into a man. Based on Pulitzer Prize-winning author William Saroyan's 1943 novel, The Human Comedy, ITHACA is the quintessential wartime tale of the Home Front. It is a coming-of-age story about the exuberance of youth, the sweetness of life, the sting of death and the modesty and sheer goodness that lives in each and every one of us.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersHorses, Gay, Teachers, Childrens, Cooks
PlotDancing, Money, Drug addict, Friendship, Breakup
PlaceSchool, Party, Deserts
TimeNew Year
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Makes me think

A couple is going through marital troubles made worse when a previously unknown grandson shows up.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:58
CharactersTeens, Gay, Thieves, Snake, Friends
PlotLove, Dancing, Money, Friendship, Death
PlaceBeach, Metro, USA
TimeGreat Patriotic War, World War II
StyleBy books, Fascinating, Makes me think

An aimless teenager on the outer edges of Brooklyn struggles to escape his bleak home life and navigate questions of self-identity, as he balances his time between his delinquent friends, a potential new girlfriend, and older men he meets online.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Canada
CharactersMusicians, Lawyers, Friends, Tourists, Single mothers
PlotDancing, Money, Depression, Vacation, Computers
PlacePrison, Trains, Women's Prison, England, Party
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Makes me think

A young Scottish singer, Rose-Lynn Harlan, dreams of making it as a country artist in Nashville after being released from prison.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, military
CountryUnited Kingdom, Israel, France
CharactersDogs, Military, Friends, Soldier, Taxi drivers
PlotWar, Adventure, Travel, Friendship, Death
PlaceSchool, Deserts
StyleAction, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

Beirut, 1982: a young Palestinian refugee and an Israeli fighter pilot form a tentative bond in their attempt to make their way across war-torn Lebanon back to their home.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
CharactersDogs, Family, Lawyers, Photographers, Losers
PlotLove, Money, Friendship, Loneliness, Cancer
PlacePrison, Trains, Hospitals, Cemetery, USA
StylePhilosophical

Middle-aged and divorced, Wilson finds himself lonely, smug and obsessed with his past.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family, music
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:30
CharactersHippies, Friends, Sisters, Lovers, Old man
PlotDancing, Money, Friendship, Death, Swimming
PlaceEngland, Hospitals, Cemetery, London, Hotels
TimeNew Year
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Touching

A lady has her prim and proper life turned upside down after discovering her husband's affair.

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: 5.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersFamily, Friends, Fathers
PlotFriendship
PlaceUSA
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Makes me think, Touching, Serious

After the bizarre death of her brother, Johana Burwood must return home after four years, to face her strange siblings, her out of touch father and her very touchy past.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, military
CountryItaly
CharactersTeens, Hackers, Spy, Monkeys, Special agents
PlotLove, War, Soccer, Chess, Friendship
PlaceSea, Islands, Italy, Greece
TimeWorld War II
StyleFascinating, Touching

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 sight, so the soldiers begin to relax a little. Things change when their ship is hit and destroyed by the enemy, and the soldiers find themselves abandoned there.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersDogs, Sharks, Gods, Heroes, Autistic
PlotTravel, Friendship, Loneliness, Death, Weapon
PlaceVillage, Deserts
TimeFuture, World War II
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Philosophical, Fascinating, Makes me think

Follows the journey of a 90-year-old atheist and the quirky characters that inhabit his off-the-map desert town. He finds himself at the precipice of life, thrust into a journey of self-exploration.

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: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersRobots, Gods, Police, Photographers, Criminals
PlotDancing, Soccer, Fight, Money, Friendship
PlaceTrains, Ghetto, Party, Cemetery
StyleTense, Makes me think, Disturbing

Collin must make it through his final three days of probation for a chance at a new beginning. He and his troublemaking childhood best friend, Miles, work as movers, and when Collin witnesses a police shooting, the two men’s friendship is tested as they grapple with identity and their changed realities in the rapidly-gentrifying neighborhood they grew up in.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Rabbits, Actors, Singers
PlotDancing, Wedding, Motorcycles, Money, Friendship
PlaceAircraft, Ships, Party, Deserts, Beach
StyleRomantic, Exciting, To cry, Soulful, Fascinating

With a new iPhone, an apartment near the Grove, and a comfortable bank account left to her by her beloved late husband, Marnie Minervini has happily relocated from New Jersey to Los Angeles to be near her daughter Lori, a successful (but still single) screenwriter, and smother her with motherly love. But when the dozens of texts, unexpected visits, and conversations dominated by unsolicited advice force Lori to draw strict personal boundaries, Marnie finds ways to channel her eternal optimism and forceful generosity to change the lives of others - as well as her own - and find a new purpose in life.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersMilitary, Friends, Soldier
PlotWar, Friendship, Death, Depression, Political
PlaceTexas, Small cities
StyleSoulful, Patriotic, Tense, Makes me think, Depressive

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.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama, military, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:16
CharactersGeniuses, Jews, Writers, Inventors, Hermits
PlotOn real events, Survival, Dancing, Obsession, Friendship
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, Hotels
TimeWorld War II, Summer
StyleExciting, Soulful, Fascinating, Makes me think, Touching

The life of celebrated but reclusive author, J.D. Salinger, who gained worldwide fame with the publication of his novel, The Catcher in the Rye.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:21
CharactersDogs, Artists, Photographers, Friends, Girlfriends
PlotLove, Passion, Cars, Fight, Money
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, Party, Deserts, Beach, USA
TimeHalloween
StyleLight, Fascinating, Makes me think

Ingrid becomes obsessed with a social network star named Taylor Sloane who seemingly has a perfect life. But when Ingrid decides to drop everything and move west to be Taylor's friend, her behaviour turns unsettling and dangerous.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, comedy, drama, adventure, family, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersHeroes, Family, Military, Friends, Soldier
PlotWar, On real events, Adventure, Friendship
PlaceVillage, Jungle, Vietnam, Asia
StyleFancy, For men

Five Green Berets stationed in Vietnam in 1968 grudgingly undertake the mission of a lifetime -- to secretly transport an 8,000-pound elephant through 200 miles of rough jungle terrain. High jinks prevail when Capt. Sam Cahill promises the Montagnard villagers of Dak Nhe that he'll replace their prized elephant in time for an important ritual. But for Capt. T.C. Doyle, the mission becomes a jumbo-sized headache!

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:33
CharactersFriends, Babies, Comedians
PlotMotorcycles, Friendship, Breakup, Creation, Gifts
PlaceHospitals, USA, New York
StyleTouching

An improv group deals with several crises, including the loss of their lease and one member hitting the big time.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Germany, USA
Duration02:35
CharactersDogs, Twins, Poets, Bartenders, Actors
PlotMagic, Chess, Money, Weapon, Everyday life
PlaceUSA
StyleSoulful, Philosophical

A week in the life of a bus driver and poet named Paterson, and his supportive wife Laura.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersTeachers, Students, Friends, Losers
PlotFriendship, Computers
PlaceParty, USA
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Touching

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.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily, Military, Soldier, Fathers, Warriors
PlotTime travel, Travel, Motorcycles, Friendship
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Serious

A troubled Iraq War veteran struggling to reintegrate into society sets out on a cross-country journey with the hope of reuniting with his young son.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersFriends, Singers
PlotWar, Music, Friendship
PlaceVietnam, England, Asia, Korea, Concerts
TimeWorld War II
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Touching

With the help of the singer and dancer Dixie Leonhard US-Entertainer Eddie Sparks wants to bring some fun to the soldiers during World War II. Becoming a perfect team they tour from North Africa to the Pacific to act for "the boys". Later they continue their work but when the author Silver gets involved into McCarthy's campaign and is being fired by Eddie, Dixie turns away from him, too.





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