Movies like Byron

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Byron (2003)
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Byron (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Life and adventures of lord George Gordon Byron. BBC dramatization of the poet's final thirteen years
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, romanticism
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, womanizer, radical, sexual relations, writer's life, politics, love and romance, artists and showbiz, society, couples, social misfits, lifestyle, unfulfillment, romance, dog, dancing, boxing, horse, prostitute, incest, army, pregnancy, revolution, food, death ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: greece, india, ottoman empire, athens greece, albania, mediterranean sea

Most similar movies to Byron

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and sexual films with plots about couples, death, husband wife relationship, kiss, love and romance, couple relations and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like Byron: Total Eclipse (1995), The Children of the Century (1999), Carrington (1995), Sylvia (2003), Balzac: A Passionate Life (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 12K
Total Eclipse (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Young, wild poet Arthur Rimbaud and his mentor Paul Verlaine engage in a fierce, forbidden romance while feeling the effects of a hellish artistic lifestyle.
Style: sexual, psychological, serious, realistic, intellectual ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, infidelity, mentor, pregnancy, poet, gays and lesbians, gay teenager, romance, celebrity culture, life is a bitch, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: holland, europe, france, africa, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Children of the Century (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: True tale of the tumultuous love affair between two French literary icons of the 19th Century, novelist George Sand and poet Alfred de Musset. But their affair falls apart during an excursion to Venice, Italy where Musset is distracted by drugs and ...
Style: sexual, realistic, emotional, serious
Plot: infidelity, feminism, romance, couple relations, gender bending, couples, fall in love, love and romance, lifestyle, gender, forbidden love, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1830s
Place: italy, france, europe, venice, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 6.8
 5K
Carrington (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story of the relationship between painter Dora Carrington and author Lytton Strachey in a World War One England of cottages and countryside. Although platonic due to Strachey's homosexuality, the relationship was nevertheless a deep and ...
Style: sexual, emotional, touching, talky, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: conscientious objector, painter, soldier, romance, friendship, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, sexual relations, unlikely couple, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, victorian, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe, wales, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.3
 10K
Sylvia (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Story of the relationship between the poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath.
Style: emotional, gloomy, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, drinking, writing, love, poet, snow, beach, boat, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, campus, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Balzac: A Passionate Life (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 180 min.
Story: He burned with ambition. He lusted for life. He lived for passion. This is the sprawling saga of Honoré de Balzac (Gérard Depardieu), a man who created a great literary oeuvre from the dramas and adventures of his own life - a life that he shaped ...
Style: realistic, clever, serious, stylized
Plot: love affair, fall in love, parents and children, couple relations, writer's life, romance, wartime life, artists and showbiz, master and servant, love and romance, betrayal, missing person ...
Time: 19th century
Place: switzerland, france, europe, black sea, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.9
 24K
Bright Star (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In 1818, high-spirited young Fanny Brawne finds herself increasingly intrigued by the handsome but aloof poet John Keats, who lives next door to her family friends the Dilkes. After reading a book of his poetry, she finds herself even more drawn to ...
Style: touching, psychological, sincere, emotional, colourful ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: poet, letter, tragic love, romance, couple relations, couples, love affair, poetry, male female relationship, friendship, writer's life, fighting illness ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1810s
Place: england, europe, rome italy, london, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Last Station (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Russia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A historical drama that illustrates Russian author Leo Tolstoy's struggle to balance fame and wealth with his commitment to a life devoid of material things. The Countess Sofya, wife and muse to Leo Tolstoy, uses every trick of seduction on her ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, serious, factual, touching ...
Plot: russian, family relations, love and romance, golden years, parents and children, writer's life, lifestyle, adultery, betrayal, husband wife relationship, philosophy, secretary ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.0
 2K
Isadora (1968)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her attitudes on free love, debt, dress, and lifestyle shocked the public of ...
Style: serious, captivating, sexual, realistic
Plot: ballet, dance, dancer, gender, rebellion, rebelliousness, lifestyle, feminism, against the rules, artists and showbiz, dancer's life, love and romance ...
Time: 1920s
Place: europe, chicago illinois, florence italy, riviera, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 7.1
 55K
Becoming Jane (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A biographical portrait of a pre-fame Jane Austen and her romance with a young Irishman.
Style: romantic, touching, intellectual, sweet, factual ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: writer's life, love and romance, unfulfilled love, love, romance, poverty, social differences, prejudice, society, couple relations, family, fall in love ...
Time: 18th century, future, 1790s, 19th century
Place: england, europe, ireland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico, UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In Colombia just after the Great War, an old man falls from a ladder; dying, he professes great love for his wife. After the funeral, a man calls on the widow - she dismisses him angrily. Flash back more than 50 years to the day Florentino Ariza, a ...
Style: sexual, realistic, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: letter, impossible love, virginity, funeral, love triangle, honeymoon, diary, cholera, ship, love letter, doctor, marriage ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, 1870s, turn of the century ...
Place: colombia, seaport, caribbean, paris france, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Bride of the Wind (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Austria
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A biopic of Alma Mahler, the wife of composer Gustav Mahler (as well as Walter Gropius and Franz Werfel), and the mistress of Oskar Kokoschka.
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: infidelity, composer, painter, family relations, remarry, captivity, lifestyle, feminism, ambition, obsession, prodigy, opposites attract ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, turn of the century, 1890s
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.7
 13K
Creation (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A psychological, heart-wrenching love story that provides a unique and inside look at Charles Darwin. Torn between faith and science, he struggles to finish his legendary book "On the Origin of the Species," which goes on to become the ...
Style: emotional, stylized, thought provoking, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: evolution, faith, loss of daughter, haunted by the past, village, relationship vs career, death in the family, family life, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s, 1850s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.2
 2K
Little Lili (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: This film, loosely inspired by Anton Chekov's The Seagull, weaves a story about sex, family and the business of making films. When the young and overly sensitive filmmaker Julien screens his new DV art-film starring his girlfriend Lili ...
Style: serious, clever, sexual, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, romance, writer's life, crumbling marriage, sexual relations, unfulfilled love, love and romance, artists and showbiz, fall in love, couple relations, unfulfillment, breakup ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Far from the Madding Crowd (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on the literary classic by Thomas Hardy, Far from the Madding Crowd is the story of independent, beautiful and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene, who attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer, captivated by her fetching ...
Style: emotional, romantic, serious, scenic, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: looking for love, couple relations, romance, love and romance, love affair, couples, obsession, society, dishonesty, pursuit, friendship, secret ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Heat and Dust (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The parallel story of Anne and her grand-aunt Olivia in their experiences in India
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: self discovery, extramarital affair, british colonial, romance, love affair, couple relations, interracial relations, love and romance, opposites attract, couples, social differences, introspection ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Swann in Love (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Swann (Jeremy Irons), an eligible bachelor in the best circles of fin-de-siècle Paris, has also some more vulgar but rich friends, the Verdurins. Through them he meets Odette (Ornella Muti), a courtesan, with whom he falls hopelessly in love. She ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, sexual, neurotic
Plot: prostitute, obsession, gay, jealousy, courtesan, power relations, anti semitism, dishonesty, infidelity, femme fatale, tragic love, gender ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: france, europe, egypt, paris france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Woodlanders (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story is set in late 19th century rural corner of South England. The daughter of timber merchant Melbury, Grace, returns to the town after finishing school. Her father now believes she can find a better husband than her childhood sweetheart, ...
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, couple relations, romance, fall in love, unfulfillment, rise to the top, love affair, school, rich and poor, unfulfilled love, couples ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, victorian england
Place: england, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Heart of Me (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Drama set in 1930s London with two sisters, Madeleine married to Rickie, and Dinah, who falls in love with him. Rickie and Dinah begin an affair which is to have repercussions throughout all their lives.
Style: clever, serious, emotional, gloomy, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, love triangle, couples, family relations, artists and showbiz, love affair, unfulfillment, couple relations, siblings relations, romance, society ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1930s, 1940s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 7.2
 2K
Van Gogh (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 158 min.
Story: In late spring, 1890, Vincent moves to Auvers-sur-Oise, near Paris, under the care of Dr. Gachet, living in a humble inn. Fewer than 70 days later, Vincent dies from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. We see Vincent at work, painting landscapes and ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, psychological, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: prostitute, artists and showbiz, down on your luck, social misfits, life is a bitch, celebrity culture, siblings relations, unfulfillment, couples, mentally unstable, lifestyle, human nature ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Surviving Picasso (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The passionate Merchant-Ivory drama tells the story of Francoise Gilot, the only lover of Pablo Picasso who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty and move on with her life.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, emotional, intense ...
Plot: womanizer, love triangle, infidelity, older man younger woman relationship, painter, physical abuse, mistress, couple relations, artist, love affair, love and romance, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 40s, 20th century, 1940s ...
Place: poland, france, europe, paris france, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.3
 3K
Edvard Munch (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, Romance
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 210 min.
Story: A biographical film about the Norwegian Expressionist painter Edvard Munch. It was originally created as a three-part miniseries co-produced by the Norwegian and Swedish state television networks, but subsequently gained an American theatrical ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: expressionism, painter, family problems, couples, obsession, prodigy, haunted by the past, rebelliousness, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, couple relations, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1870s, 1880s, 1900s ...
Place: norway, germany, berlin germany, copenhagen denmark, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Lady Caroline Lamb (1972)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Lady Caroline Lamb, dissatisfied in her marriage, has an affair with the dashing Romantic poet Lord Byron.
Style: realistic, sexual, serious
Plot: obsession, politics, love triangle, infidelity, couple relations, couples, political unrest, dishonesty, head of state, royal family, intrigue, prodigy ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Madame Bovary (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Bored with the limited and tedious nature of provincial life in 19th-century France, the fierce and sensual Emma Bovary finds herself in calamitous debt and purses scandalous sexual liaisons with absolute abandon. However, when her volatile ...
Style: realistic, melancholic, talky, sexy, intense ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, village, bourgeoisie, tragic hero, family life, life is a bitch, village life, family relations, dull life, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 18th century
Place: normandy, europe, france, switzerland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.5
 8K
Little Ashes (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: About the young life and loves of artist Salvador Dalí, filmmaker Luis Buñuel and writer Federico García Lorca.
Style: atmospheric, serious, factual, exciting, tense ...
Plot: friendship, poet, friends, political unrest, exhibitionism, surrealism, student, coming of age, writer's life, romance, state affairs, buddies ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: spain, madrid, europe, barcelona spain, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.9
 7K
Onegin (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the opulent St. Petersburg of the Empire period, Eugene Onegin is a jaded but dashing aristocrat - a man often lacking in empathy, who suffers from restlessness, melancholy and, finally, regret. Through his best friend Lensky, Onegin is ...
Style: atmospheric, clever, realistic, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, unfulfilled love, love affair, love and romance, fall in love, unfulfillment, couple relations, obsession, tragic love, unrequited love, soldier, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1820s, 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg, london, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 5K
Angel (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Belgium, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Edwardian England. A precocious girl from a poor background with aspirations to being a novelist finds herself swept to fame and fortune when her tasteless romances hit the best seller lists. Her life changes in unexpected ways when she encounters ...
Style: realistic, clever, serious, witty, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, writer's life, estate, social differences, rise to the top, ambition, unfulfillment, couple relations, family relations, love, love triangle, siblings relations ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Passion of Ayn Rand (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The rather eccentric (especially in her thinking) author of "The Fountainhead" and "Atlas Shrugged" becomes involved with a much younger, and married man... to the dismay of those close to her.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, sexual, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, older woman younger man relationship, writer's life, destructive relationship, love and romance, love affair, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, teachers and students, romance, crumbling marriage, lifestyle ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 2K
Basil (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A lonely young aristocrat in turn-of the century England struggles to meet the approval of his over-bearing, class-conscious father while trying to please the selfish woman he loves.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, light, sincere ...
Plot: betrayal, friendship, romance, love affair, fall in love, couples, society, unfulfilled love, adultery, secret, father daughter relationship, unrequited love ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, ireland, cornwall, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Dangerous Beauty (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Veronica is brilliant, gifted and beautiful, but the handsome aristocrat she loves, Marco Venier, cannot marry her because she is penniless and of questionable family. So Veronica's mother, Paola, teaches her to become a courtesan, one of the ...
Style: sexual, witty, clever, romantic, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, courtesan, love and romance, prostitute, society, social differences, rich and poor, couple relations, fall in love, beauty, fighting the system, false accusation ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance
Place: italy, venice, europe, cyprus, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 3K
Mad Love (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Spain, Italy, Portugal, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The love story who transformed Juana I de Castilla, Queen of Spain, into Juana "The mad". The tragic fate of a Queen madly in love to an unfaithful husband, Felipe el Hermoso, Archduke of Austria.
Style: sexual, captivating, realistic, serious, gothic ...
Plot: betrayal, politics, infidelity, intrigue, love and romance, obsession, unfulfillment, couple relations, parents and children, state affairs, rise and fall, society ...
Time: 1500s, 18th century, 1920s
Place: spain, austria, europe, portugal, flanders ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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