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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, greek, self discovery, 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 melancholic films with plots about couples, storytelling, runaway, friendship, mentor, dialogue and culture clash mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy 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, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, drunkenness, backstage, life is a bitch, overbearing, power relations, friends, showbiz, alcohol abuse, actor's life, couples, golden years ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 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, serious ...
Plot: friendship, friends, death, last wish, infidelity, grief, war veteran, memory, life, dishonesty, couples, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 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, dedicated educator, boarding school life, lifestyle, misfit, society, hopes, hardcase students ...
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, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: school, romance, society, social differences, misfit, lifestyle, couple relations, doctors and patients, teachers and students, hopes, love and romance, college life ...
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: emotional, serious, sentimental, touching, realistic
Plot: school, boarding school, dedicated educator, family relations, teachers and students, idealism, tragic hero, social differences, society, couples, friendship, friends ...
Time: 19th century, edwardian era
Place: england, europe
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55%
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, psychological, tense ...
Plot: obsession, old woman, romance, hopes, couple relations, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, writer's life, crumbling marriage, love and romance, family problems, introspection ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, madrid, tokyo
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52%
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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, sincere, serious, clever ...
Plot: prostitute, infidelity, divorce, love, adultery, dysfunctional family, introspection, society, friendship, destiny, family problems, family life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: tokyo
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50%
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, tennis, breakup, family life, love affair, love and romance, couple relations, crumbling marriage, parents and children ...
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, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: redemption, infidelity, false accusation, insurance, hit and run, human nature, love affair, dishonesty, couples, addiction, understanding, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, 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: gloomy, sexual, touching, psychological, serious ...
Plot: friendship, love affair, fall in love, looking for love, couples, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, friends, writer's life, couple relations, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: france, europe, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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If.... (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The film is a caustic portrait of a traditional English boys’ boarding school, where social hierarchy reigns supreme and power remains in the hands of distanced and ineffectual teachers and callously vicious prefects in the Upper Sixth. But three ...
Style: biting, surreal, disturbing, realistic, witty ...
Plot: rebellion, youth, coming of age, social satire, boarding school life, school, boarding school, buddies, power relations, social relations, friends, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, parents and children, celebrity culture, orphan, obsession, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, new england, paris france, tokyo
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39%
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: gloomy, touching, psychological, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: marriage, family problems, dishonesty, couples, self discovery, breakup, midlife crisis, infidelity, feminism, mentally unstable, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, england
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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, unemployment, anti semitism, domestic violence, life is a bitch, family in crisis, love and romance, power relations, family problems, couples, society ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, seaport, europe, ireland, liverpool ...
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Career Girls (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two young women reunite and rekindle their friendship after having said goodbye at their college graduation, six years earlier.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: reunion, college, reunited friends, friendship, graduation, best friends, realism, couples, society, weekend, social differences, introspection ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, new jersey, tokyo
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37%
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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, clever, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: working class, hairdresser, culture clash, self discovery, opposites attract, power relations, teaching the ways of the world, hopes, romance, love and romance, teachers and students, cinderella story ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: clever, serious, psychological, tense, thought provoking ...
Plot: obsession, infidelity, oxford, torment, professor, seduction, car accident, love affair, love triangle, computers and web, destructive relationship, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, sincere, emotional ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: teacher, high school, school, youth, high school teacher, teacher student relationship, idealism, dedicated educator, undisciplined, reach out, teachers and students, interracial relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, europe, england, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: boarding school life, cheating, reunion, hypocrisy, teachers and students, coming of age, rebelliousness, contests and competitions, haunted by the past, ambition, youth, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 2000s, future
Place: pennsylvania, washington d.c., new jersey
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37%
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: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic, baroque
Plot: garden, cons and scams, couple relations, love and romance, betrayal, countryside, love triangle, couples, fall in love, love affair, dishonesty, doctor ...
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: sincere, serious, psychological, touching, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, romance, artist, jewish, youth, wealth, doctor, sociologist, bisexual, marijuana, sexuality, divorce ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: london, england, europe, california
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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: touching, sincere, atmospheric, serious, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, love triangle, family problems, love affair, couples, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, couple relations, golden years, love and romance, lovers reunited ...
Time: 90s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: melbourne australia, belgium, adelaide south australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, psychological, sentimental, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: redemption, artists and showbiz, dealing with death, village life, actor's life, agent, teenage life, worn out, hollywood, destiny, elderly, youth ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 70s
Place: europe, usa, england, california, south africa
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34%
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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: touching, psychological, gloomy, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: politics, haunted by the past, dinner party, reunion, self discovery, family problems, dishonesty, couples, love triangle, friendship, introspection, love and romance ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, london
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34%
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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, gloomy, atmospheric, serious
Plot: high school, pregnancy, murder, teacher, memory, couple relations, teachers and students, self discovery, youth, couples, haunted by the past, power relations ...
Time: 90s, 1910s, 1920s, 1940s
Place: england, london, europe, pittsburgh, germany
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33%
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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, clever ...
Plot: love affair, domestic violence, infidelity, older woman younger man relationship, contests and competitions, golden years, parents and children, dealing with death, sexual relations, couple relations, family relations, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: friends, friendship, college, coming of age, love triangle, infidelity, college life, midlife crisis, battle of the sexes, mate swapping, romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 40s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: vietnam, asia, new york, usa, california
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32%
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, serious, talky, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, introspection, society, couples, love affair, dishonesty, self discovery, love and romance, couple relations, interracial relations, hopes, marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, israel, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
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32%
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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, tense, realistic, serious, clever ...
Plot: haunted by the past, introspection, innocence lost, society, soldier, family problems, wartime life, love and romance, hopes, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, homecoming ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: england, europe, france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Love & Rage (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Isle Of Man, Ireland, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Daniel Craig stars as the notorious chancer in this interpretation of the affair between James Lynchehaun (who inspired Synge’s The Playboy of the Western World) and the ‘yellow woman’.
Style: gloomy, realistic, serious, biting
Plot: obsession, dangerous attraction, mysterious character, love and romance, romance, infidelity, destructive relationship, social differences, society, tragic love, island, politics ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: ireland, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%