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The Browning Version (1994)
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The Browning Version (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Andrew Crocker-Harris is an embittered and disliked teacher of Greek and Latin at a British prep school. After nearly 20 years of service, he is being forced to retire on the pretext of his health, and perhaps may not even be given a pension. The boys regard him as a Hitler, with some justification. His wife Laura is unfaithful, and lives to wound him any way she can. Andrew must come to terms with his failed life and regain at least his own self-respect.
Style: touching, talky, psychological, tense, sentimental, clever, serious, realistic, classic literature, reflective ...
Plot: infidelity, boarding school, college, youth, couple relations, teachers and students, love and romance, self discovery, greek, hopes, love affair, apprentice, couples, dishonesty, introspection, college life, boarding school life, power relations, teacher, male nudity, science, drinking, marriage, rape, incest ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, tokyo, new jersey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, talky and touching films with plots about couples, couple relations, storytelling, love and romance, runaway, friendship and culture clash mostly in Drama, Romance and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Browning Version: The Dresser (1983), Last Orders (2001), Tom Brown's Schooldays (2005), Gross Anatomy (1989), Goodbye, Mr. Chips (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Dresser (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In a touring Shakespearean theater group, a backstage hand - the dresser, is devoted to the brilliant but tyrannical head of the company. He struggles to support the deteriorating star as the company struggles to carry on during the London blitz. ...
Style: talky, realistic, psychological, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: friendship, drunkenness, backstage, golden years, boss and employee, couple relations, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, friends, power relations, overbearing, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: england, europe, london
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Last Orders (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jack Dodd was a London butcher who enjoyed a pint with his mates for over 50 years. When he died, he died as he lived, with a smile on his face watching a horse race on which he had bet, with borrowed money. But before he died he had a final ...
Style: realistic, talky, touching, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: friendship, friends, death, last wish, infidelity, grief, memory, war veteran, life, couple relations, on the road, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989
Place: england, europe, london, california, australia
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76%
Tom Brown's Schooldays (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The determined new headmaster of an English prep school attempts to reform the frequently unruly students, who are tormented by a ruthless bully.
Style: realistic, touching, serious
Plot: boarding school, coming of age, rugby, bullying, social misfits, boarding school life, teenage life, society, lifestyle, misfit, teachers and students, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe
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58%
Gross Anatomy (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Joe Slovak is a brilliant first-year med student whose casual, nonconforming approach to life gets tested when he enrolls in Gross Anatomy, the toughest course in med school.
Style: talky, clever, realistic, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: school, romance, society, lifestyle, social differences, misfit, couple relations, teachers and students, doctors and patients, hopes, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: medical school, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Goodbye, Mr. Chips (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the later years of the nineteenth century Latin master Mr. Chipping is the mainstay of Brookfields boys boarding school, a good teacher and a kindly person but he is considered to be married to the job so that it is a surprise when, on a walking ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: school, boarding school, tragic hero, society, social differences, couples, friends, family relations, power relations, youth, friendship, idealism ...
Time: 19th century, edwardian era
Place: england, europe
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The Flower of My Secret (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Marisa Paredes is Leocadia ("Leo") Macias, a woman writing “pink” romance novels under the alias of Amanda Gris that are very popular all across Spain. Unlike her romantic novels, her own love life is troubled. Leo has a less than ...
Style: clever, realistic, touching, tense, serious ...
Plot: obsession, old woman, romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, love and romance, hopes, writer's life, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage, postmodernism, journal ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, madrid, tokyo
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Waterland (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of a mentally anguished high school history teacher going through a complete reassessment of his life. His method for reassessing his life is to narrate it to his class and interweave in it three generations of his family's history.
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, atmospheric, gloomy
Plot: high school, teacher, self discovery, haunted by the past, teachers and students, power relations, couples, couple relations, introspection, pregnancy, murder, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1910s, 1940s, 1920s
Place: england, europe, london, pittsburgh, germany
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50%
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Faces (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An old married man leaves his wife for a younger woman. Shortly after, his ex-wife also begins a relationship with a younger partner.
Style: talky, biting, tense, sincere, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, infidelity, love, divorce, adultery, dysfunctional family, betrayal, friendship, couple relations, hopes, love and romance, suburban life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: tokyo
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49%
Shoot the Moon (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After fifteen years of marriage, an affluent couple divorce and take up with new partners.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, psychological, dramatic ...
Plot: divorce, tennis court, infidelity, dysfunctional family, family relations, family life, couples, family problems, family in crisis, fall in love, breakup, tennis ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, california
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48%
Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The lives of a lawyer, an actuary, a housecleaner, a professor, and the people around them intersect as they ponder order and happiness in the face of life's cold unpredictability.
Style: talky, bleak, clever, psychological, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: redemption, infidelity, false accusation, insurance, hit and run, human nature, understanding, addiction, dishonesty, couples, family relations, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, greece
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48%
Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Nelly leaves her lazy, unemployed husband to work for retired judge Mr Arnaud, forty years her senior, after he offers to clear her bills for her. While she types his memoirs the two develop a close friendship, but Arnaud becomes jealous when Nelly ...
Style: psychological, serious, touching, sexual, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, love and romance, love affair, romance, fall in love, writer's life, couple relations, unfulfillment, infidelity, love triangle, midlife crisis, couples ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: france, europe, tokyo, california
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43%
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Daybreak (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sweden, shortly before Christmas. Surgeon Rickard is told the job he expected goes to a Dane, because of his substance abuse. It's too late to cancel dinner with his in-laws. The guest couple announces their in-vitro is a success. Then ...
Style: touching, bleak, psychological, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, vengeance, family problems, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, couples, love affair, couple relations, parents and children, redemption, family relations, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
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The V.I.P.s (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Wealthy passengers fogged in at London's Heathrow Airport fight to survive a variety of personal trials.
Style: realistic, talky, clever, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: airport, forbidden love, love triangle, betrayal, boss and employee, romance, multiple storylines, journalism, couple relations, love and romance, starlet, couples ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london, europe
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40%
A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: This fictionalized story, based on the family life of writer James Jones, is an emotional slice-of-life story. Jones is portrayed here portrayed as Bill Willis, a former war hero turned author who combats alcoholism and is starting to experience ...
Style: talky, clever, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Plot: friendship, adopted son, adoption, dysfunctional family, coming of age, youth, single parent, orphan, family relations, couple relations, celebrity culture, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, new england, paris france, tokyo
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The Pumpkin Eater (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The study of a marriage. Jo has five children and husband number two when she meets writer Jake Armitage. She leaves this husband to marry Jake, and his career takes off. A few years and at least one child later, Jo is deeply depressed, breaking ...
Style: serious, clever, bleak, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: marriage, crumbling marriage, unsupportive spouse, love and romance, hopes, unfulfillment, couple relations, dishonesty, couples, mentally unstable, family problems, infidelity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, england
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39%
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Educating Rita (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rita, a 26 year old Scouse hairdresser with a sharp wit, is married to her childhood sweetheart, the feckless Denny. He wants a baby, she doesn't. She wants to discover herself, so she joins the Open University. Dr. Frank Bryant Is a ...
Style: witty, touching, talky, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: working class, self discovery, couples, infidelity, opposites attract, social differences, society, romance, hopes, university, literature, troubled marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe, liverpool
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39%
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Liam (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A morality tale of xenophobia, religious prejudice, mob violence, poverty, and their effect on two children in Liverpool during the Depression. When a shipyard closes, Liam and Teresa's dad loses his job. Liam, who's about 8, making his ...
Style: bleak, emotional, touching, tense, sincere ...
Plot: working class, sin, domestic violence, unemployment, anti semitism, life is a bitch, down on your luck, couples, family problems, family relations, power relations, society ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, seaport, europe, ireland, liverpool ...
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39%
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Accident (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Stephen is a professor at Oxford University who is caught in a rut and feels trapped by his life in both academia and marriage. One of his students, William, is engaged to the beautiful Anna, and Stephen becomes enamored of the younger woman. These ...
Style: thought provoking, tense, clever, psychological, serious ...
Plot: obsession, infidelity, seduction, torment, professor, car accident, oxford, love affair, destructive relationship, computers and web, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe
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The Serpent's Kiss (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man sends a young architect (Ewan McGregor) to build an extravagant garden to bankrupt the husband of the woman (Greta Scacchi) he once loved.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, baroque
Plot: garden, couple relations, love and romance, cons and scams, fall in love, love affair, love triangle, betrayal, dishonesty, couples, countryside, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe, netherlands
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37%
Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Recently divorced career woman Alex Greville begins a romantic relationship with glamorous mod artist Bob Elkin, fully aware that he's also intimately involved with middle-aged doctor Daniel Hirsh. For both Alex and Daniel, the younger man ...
Style: serious, psychological, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, romance, artist, jewish, youth, doctor, wealth, sociologist, bisexual, marijuana, sexuality, divorce ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: london, europe, england, california
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To Sir, with Love (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Idealistic engineer-trainee and his experiences in teaching a group of rambunctious white high school students from the slums of London's East End.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: teacher, high school, school, youth, high school teacher, teacher student relationship, interracial relations, idealism, uneducated, hardcase students, teenage life, dignity ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: london, europe, england, east end london
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The Emperor's Club (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: William Hundert is a passionate and principled Classics professor who finds his tightly-controlled world shaken and inexorably altered when a new student, Sedgewick Bell, walks into his classroom. What begins as a fierce battle of wills gives way to ...
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: boarding school life, dedicated educator, cheating, reunion, hypocrisy, teachers and students, coming of age, rebelliousness, haunted by the past, contests and competitions, youth, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 2000s, future
Place: pennsylvania, washington d.c., new jersey
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36%
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Innocence (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After more than forty years apart, Andreas and Claire embark on an affair as reckless and intense as when they were young lovers. Widowed musician Andreas decides to get back in touch with his one great love, Claire, who is still married to her ...
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, serious, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, lovers reunited, love triangle, dishonesty, couples, unfulfillment, couple relations, love and romance, crumbling marriage, love affair, golden years ...
Time: 90s, 1950s, 1940s
Place: belgium, adelaide south australia, melbourne australia, australia
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35%
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Flashbacks of a Fool (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An aging Hollywood star, Joe Scott, lives a life of narcissistic hedonism, observed by his laconic personal assistant, Ophelia. The death of his childhood best friend, Boots, takes our protagonist, and the movie, into an extended flashback to a ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: redemption, haunted by the past, worn out, agent, artists and showbiz, dealing with death, teenage life, village life, youth, destiny, village, hollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, europe, england, california, south africa
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The Dead (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Ireland, USA, West Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An all-Irish cast (including Donal McCann, Rachael Dowling and Colm Meaney) lends authenticity and gravitas to director John Huston's final film, an elegiac take on a short story by James Joyce (from The Dubliners). After a convivial holiday ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: politics, haunted by the past, dinner party, couples, love triangle, friends, love and romance, couple relations, family in crisis, hopes, family problems, dishonesty ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Price Above Rubies (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: About a young woman who is married to a devout Jew and the problems that trouble their marriage because of the woman wanting something more out of her life.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, talky, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, introspection, society, hopes, couple relations, love affair, interracial relations, love and romance, self discovery, couples, dishonesty, marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city, israel ...
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32%
Under the Volcano (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Against a background of war breaking out in Europe and the Mexican fiesta Day of Death, we are taken through one day in the life of Geoffrey Firmin, a British consul living in alcoholic disrepair and obscurity in a small southern Mexican town in ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, realistic, serious, depressing ...
Plot: drugs/alcohol, one day, dysfunctional family, depression, introspection, human nature, crumbling marriage, estrangement, couples, alcoholic, greed, wife husband relationship ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america
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32%
Full Body Massage (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Nina, an art dealer, has her weekly massage appointment and is surprised to find out her usual masseur, Douglas, has sent a replacement named Fitch. The pair develop an easy rapport during the session, with talk about past relationships. As Nina ...
Style: sincere, serious, erotic, sexy, talky ...
Plot: massage, infidelity, femme fatale, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, fall in love, couples, lovers reunited, starting over ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
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31%
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The Mother (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A grandmother has a passionate affair with a man half her age, who is also sleeping with her daughter.
Style: sexual, realistic, touching, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: love affair, domestic violence, infidelity, older woman younger man relationship, dealing with death, parents and children, couple relations, life is a bitch, contests and competitions, family relations, coming of age, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
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31%
Carnal Knowledge (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The concurrent sexual lives of best friends Jonathan and Sandy are presented, those lives which are affected by the sexual mores of the time and their own temperament, especially in relation to the respective women who end up in their lives.
Style: sexual, talky, cynical, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mate swapping, friends, friendship, college, coming of age, college life, battle of the sexes, midlife crisis, love triangle, infidelity, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 40s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, new york, asia, vietnam, california
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31%