An Officer and a Gentleman
The 1987 Academy Award-winning romantic drama An Officer and a Gentleman stars Richard Gere as Zack Mayo, an aspiring naval aviation officer. While at training school, Zack clashes with his strict drill sergeant, which is an unwelcome reminder of his strained relationship with his father. However, he finds comfort in local factory worker Paula Pokrifki (Debra Winger). The two develop a romance, but his worldwide view begins to conflict with her small-town hopes, putting their love to the test.