10 Movies Like An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)

After completing his studies at the university, Zachary “Zack” Mayo will immediately enroll in the Aviation Officer Candidate School (AOCS). After his mother took her own life when he was a toddler, he relocated to the Philippines to live with his father, Byron, who was a US Navy boatswain’s mate first class, an alcoholic, and a womanizer. Byron was stationed in the Philippines. Zack spends his childhood at the United States Naval Base in Subic Bay, and, despite his father’s opposition, he is resolute in his goal to one day become a pilot for the Navy.

Zack and his fellow AOCs are taken aback by the severe treatment they endured at the beginning of their time at AOCS. Their head drill instructor, Marine Gunnery Sergeant Emil Foley, is responsible for this. Foley tells them that he is going to eliminate OCs.

They are deemed mentally or physically unsuited for commission as an ensign in the United States Navy, which will give them flight training worth more than one million dollars. He also cautions the male applicants about “Puget Sound Debs,” who are local women who aim to marry a member of the United States Navy and who will pretend to be pregnant or cease taking birth control in order to snare a man. At a Navy Ball, Zack and another contender named Sid Worley meet with two local factory workers named Paula Pokrifki and Lynette Pomeroy. Zack starts a relationship with Paula, while Sid starts dating Lynette simultaneously.

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1. The Proposal (2009)


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2. Single All the Way (2021)


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3. Candy Jar (2018)


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4. Holidate (2020)


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5. The Last Song (2010)


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6. Feel the Beat (2020)


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7. Love Comes Softly (2003)


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8. The Thing Called Love (1993)


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9. Green Card (1990)


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10. Purple Hearts


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