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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, reflective, sexy ...
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, army ...
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 psychological films with plots about couples, friendship, couple relations, storytelling, catastrophe, mentor and dialogue mostly in Drama, Comedy and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Browning Version: The Dresser (1983), Last Orders (2001), Goodbye, Mr. Chips (2002), Tom Brown's Schooldays (2005), Gross Anatomy (1989). 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, gloomy, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, world war two, friendship, drunkenness, backstage, makeover, life is a bitch, couple relations, golden years, artists and showbiz, boss and employee, actor's life ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
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95%
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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, touching, sentimental, talky, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, last wish, death, memory, family relations, war veteran, self discovery, parents and children, partners, friends, life, friendship between men ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989
Place: england, europe, london, california, australia
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71%
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: sentimental, touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: boarding school, dedicated educator, tragic hero, society, social differences, friendship, idealism, family relations, teachers and students, youth, husband wife relationship, school ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, edwardian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, exciting, tense ...
Plot: boarding school, friends, self discovery, lifestyle, misfit, teachers and students, dedicated educator, hardcase students, teenage life, power relations, coming of age, father son relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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: humorous, talky, clever, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: medical school, school, romance, society, lifestyle, social differences, misfit, teachers and students, hopes, doctors and patients, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, california
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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, suspense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, suburbs, infidelity, adultery, love, divorce, dysfunctional family, family life, family relations, friendship, parents and children, hopes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: psychological, serious, touching, meditative, depressing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: redemption, infidelity, false accusation, human nature, love affair, life is a bitch, parents and children, couples, dishonesty, family relations, understanding, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, tense, realistic, psychological, touching ...
Plot: obsession, old woman, romance, hopes, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love and romance, writer's life, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, couples, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, tokyo, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: sexy, realistic, serious, contemplative, touching ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, love and romance, writer's life, friends, midlife crisis, couples, looking for love, infidelity, love affair, romance, human nature ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: europe, france, paris france, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: family relations, divorce, tennis court, marital crisis, infidelity, dysfunctional family, breakup, tennis, love affair, family in crisis, unfulfillment, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, hopes, romance, society, social differences, couples, infidelity, opposites attract, university, literature, professor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, atmospheric, serious, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: high school, teacher, teachers and students, haunted by the past, self discovery, introspection, power relations, couples, couple relations, pregnancy, murder, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 1920s, 1940s, 1910s
Place: england, europe, london, germany, pittsburgh
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39%
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Paradise (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Willard Young is a 10-year-old boy who is sent by his mother to stay with her best friend Lily Reed, who lives in the Delta shrimp-fishing country in a town called Paradise. Lily and her husband Ben have been living in an unmentioned emotional ...
Style: touching, emotional, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, small town, love and romance, unfulfillment, dealing with death, couple relations, hopes, friends, family relations, dysfunctional family, human nature ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: realistic, bleak, sincere, touching, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, vengeance, family problems, crumbling marriage, couples, parents and children, couple relations, love affair, family relations, redemption, dishonesty, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Designated Mourner (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jack and Judy are husband and wife, and Howard is Judys father. They live in some fictional undemocratic and repressive country, and tell us a story about their lives, mostly from Jack's point of view.
Style: talky, suspense, biting, realistic, clever ...
Plot: prison, distopia, couple relations, writer's life, life is a bitch, dealing with death, journalism, couples, survival, politics, society, poetry ...
Time: 1900s, future
Place: england, london, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, semi serious, clever, offbeat
Plot: airport, love triangle, forbidden love, betrayal, romance, boss and employee, multiple storylines, starlet, journalism, love and romance, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Betrayal (1983)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Pinter's semi-autobiographical play examining the surprise attraction, shy first steps, gradual flowering, and treasonous deception of a woman's extramarital affair with her husband's best friend; the entire story is told from the ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, tense, talky ...
Plot: unfulfillment, love triangle, betrayal, dishonesty, danger, crimes, friends, rivalry, autobiography, couple relations, love and romance, infidelity ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Plenty (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: David Hare's account of a one-time French freedom fighter who gradually realizes that her post-war life is not meeting her expectations.
Style: thought provoking, gloomy, psychological, realistic, clever ...
Plot: french resistance, world war two, haunted by the past, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, hopes, love and romance, wartime life, family problems, soldier, innocence lost, society ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, 50s, 20th century, 40s ...
Place: england, europe, london, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, girls' night, kids
Plot: boarding school life, dedicated educator, cheating, reunion, hypocrisy, boarding school, teachers and students, coming of age, contests and competitions, rebelliousness, haunted by the past, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 2000s, future
Place: washington d.c., pennsylvania, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Dead (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
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: serious, contemplative, realistic, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: haunted by the past, politics, dublin ireland, dinner party, family problems, dishonesty, bittersweet, love triangle, introspection, self discovery, reunion, couples ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Winter Guest (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: It's winter in a small Scottish village near the sea, and multiple lives intersect in a day. Frances (Emma Thompson) has just lost her husband to an early death, so her mother, Elspeth (Phyllida Law), travels to Frances' house to reconnect ...
Style: talky, bleak, touching, emotional, serious ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, winter, small town life, dealing with death, parents and children, starting over, introspection, human nature, small town, family relations, social relations, supportive parent ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: scotland, europe, australia
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31%
Witness for the Prosecution (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sir Wilfred Robarts, a famed barrister is released from the hospital, where he stayed for two months following his heart attack. Returning to the practise of his lawyer skills, he takes the case of Leonard Vole, an unemployed man who is accused of ...
Style: serious, mind bending, clever, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: murder, courtroom, legal investigation, courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer, mystery, hotshot lawyer, price of justice, crimes, who done it, mute or deaf, legal action ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, emotional, clever, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: marriage, love and romance, unsupportive spouse, hopes, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, couple relations, dishonesty, couples, self discovery, midlife crisis, strong female presence ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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A Doll's House (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A childish wife reveals surprising strength when faced with blackmail. A modern version of Ibsen's play.
Style: talky, tense, sincere, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: friendship, women's rights, crumbling marriage, couple relations, family in crisis, hopes, unsupportive spouse, unfulfillment, strong female presence, emotionless, family problems, couples ...
Time: 19th century
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: tense, thought provoking, clever, serious, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, obsession, car accident, torment, seduction, professor, oxford, destructive relationship, computers and web, dangerous attraction, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, realistic, contemplative, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: love triangle, romance, artist, youth, doctor, gay interest, marijuana, bisexual, wealth, sociologist, sexuality, divorce ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: psychological, serious, sentimental, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: actor's life, redemption, teenage life, artists and showbiz, haunted by the past, destiny, worn out, funeral, personal growth, alcoholic, secrets, dealing with death ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, contemporary
Place: england, usa, europe, california, south africa
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30%
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: coming of age, family relations, friendship, adopted son, adoption, dysfunctional family, nanny, world war two, soldier, lifestyle, orphan, single parent ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe, new england, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Thousand Acres (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A THOUSAND ACRES is a drama about an American family who meets with tragedy on their land. It is the story of a father, his daughters, and their husbands, and their passion to subdue the history of their land and its stories.
Style: touching, psychological, talky, realistic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: child molester, incest, dysfunctional family, lawsuit, family relations, farm, tragedy, betrayal, father daughter incest, family, couple relations, family in crisis ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, realistic, emotional, light, contemplative ...
Plot: self discovery, love and romance, infidelity, love affair, introspection, jewelry, interracial relations, women, stereotypes, job, loneliness, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city, israel, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%