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Century (1993)
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Century (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Turn-of-the-century love story centered around a young doctor and the emergence of modern science.
Style: thought provoking, touching, uplifting, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: medical school, science, doctor, morality, protege, romance, life is a bitch, love and romance, obsessive quest, love affair, society, heroic mission, doctors and patients, workplace situations, power relations, love, sexuality, religion, jewish, male female relationship, hospital, interracial relations, laboratory, father son relationship, medicine ...
Time: 1900s, turn of the century, 19th century, 1890s
Place: england, london, europe, scotland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and touching films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, love affair, society, fall in love and family relations mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like Century: Close My Eyes (1991), A Warm December (1973), Firelight (1997), The Governess (1998), Strapless (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Close My Eyes (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After some years of tension, Richard begins a sexual relationship with his sister Natalie. Now married, the relationship proves dangerously obsessional.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, stylized
Plot: incest, forbidden love, brother sister relationship, brother sister incest, taboo, marriage, dishonesty, couple relations, secret, husband wife relationship, lie, infidelity ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: london
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100%
A Warm December (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Widower Dr. Matt Younger and his daughter go to London for a month of dirt-bike racing. While there, Dr. Younger is surprised by finding himself attracted to Catherine, a charming but elusive woman who seems to have some mysterious men following ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching, surprise ending
Plot: romance, power relations, family relations, bittersweet, couples, parents and children, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, doctors and patients ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.2
 4K
Firelight (1997)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Firelight is a period romance/drama film written and directed by William Nicholson. It was Nicholson's first, and to date only, film as director.
Style: touching, serious, uplifting, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love affair, family relations, governess, reunion, love and romance, couples, fall in love, couple relations, hopes, parents and children, estate, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, victorian england, 1830s, 1840s ...
Place: england, europe, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Governess (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When the father of privileged Rosina da Silva violently dies, she decides to pass herself off as a gentile and finds employment with a family in faraway Scotland. Soon she and the family father, Charles, start a passionate secret affair.
Style: enigmatic, emotional, serious, scenic, colourful ...
Plot: love affair, fall in love, couples, couple relations, society, nanny, master and servant, loss of virginity, infidelity, social differences, love and romance, love triangle ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: scotland, london, england, europe, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 371
Strapless (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An expatriate American doctor in London allows herself to lighten up when her freewheeling younger sister and a mysterious man enter her life. Her inhibitions released, the beautiful doctor learns that freedom has its own price.
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, psychological, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couples, self discovery, midlife crisis, life is a bitch, romance, unfulfillment, terminal illness, wooing, doctor, destructive relationship, mysterious character, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: portugal, europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Night Watch (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set against the turbulent backdrop of London in the 1940s, this adaptation of Sarah Waters' bestselling novel, The Night Watch, follows four young Londoners inextricably linked by their wartime experiences. In a time when the barriers of sexual ...
Style: touching, stylized, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love affair, wartime life, sexual relations, life is a bitch, love and romance, romance, haunted by the past, couples, war, world war two, post world war two, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Gideon's Daughter (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bill Nighy and Miranda Richardson star in a story of grief and celebrity, set in the intense spring and summer of New Labour's election victory and Diana's death. Nighy is a PR guru who has to stop and re-evaluate his world when his ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, gloomy
Plot: introspection, politics, election, relationship vs career, love affair, family problems, family relations, estrangement, redemption, parents and children, celebrity, summer ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.2
 2K
Last Resort (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 73 min.
Story: When a young Russian woman and her son leave Moscow to meet her fiancé, who fails to show up, she declares political asylum.
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: immigrants, racism, love affair, romance, society, human nature, realism, racial discrimination, russian, male female relationship, fiancee, mother son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england, russia, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Tess of the D'Urbervilles (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Thomas Hardy's classic epic remains one of the most popular novels, this TV adaptation vividly depicts the powerful tale of a peasant girl whose life is torn apart by the love and jealousy of two men. Justine Waddell stars as the hapless Child ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, atmospheric, serious, emotional
Plot: innocence lost, romance, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations, love and romance, life is a bitch, rich and poor, betrayal, dishonesty, village life, love affair, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s, victorian england
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In this story-within-a-story, Anna is an actress starring opposite Mike in a period piece about the forbidden love between their respective characters, Sarah and Charles. Both actors are involved in serious relationships, but the passionate nature ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, emotional, scenic, clever ...
Plot: adultery, lieutenant, romance, love, love affair, tragedy, infidelity, social differences, society, destructive relationship, love triangle, film within a film ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 20th century, 80s ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Lady Chatterley's Lover (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An early-20th-century tale of love across class boundaries which tells the legendary and romantic story of Lady Chatterley’s affair with her gamekeeper. Jed Mercurio’s adaptation of DH Lawrence’s classic.
Style: serious, realistic, sexual, disturbing, sentimental ...
Plot: love affair, social differences, master and servant, sexual relations, infidelity, society, obsession, romance, couples, unfulfillment, countryside, disability ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s, 1910s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Village Affair (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the bestselling novel by Joanna Trollope Recently returned to England from New York City, vivacious heiress Clodagh Unwin befriends a couple new to her village. The husband is entranced by the young aristocrat, but Clodagh has eyes for ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, melancholic ...
Plot: village life, romance, infidelity, adultery, family life, family relations, love and romance, society, couple relations, love affair, dishonesty, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Little Dorrit (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 357 min.
Story: A drama based on the novel by Charles Dickens which tells the story of Arthur Clennam who is thrown into a debtor's prison. There he meets a young seamstress whose father has been imprisoned for twenty-five years. A film in originally released ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: social differences, society, family relations, couples, life is a bitch, parents and children, master and servant, love and romance, fall in love, rise to the top, down on your luck, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, rome italy, venice, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Far from the Madding Crowd (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
Story: This powerful adaptation of Thomas Hardy's classic novel spins a story of passion and destruction set in the nineteenth century. The proud, flighty and bewitching Bathsheba Everdene finds herself entangled into the passions of three men and her ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: fall in love, couple relations, unfulfilled love, rich and poor, society, social differences, power relations, love triangle, infidelity, dishonesty, couples, wooing ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1800s, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Falling for a Dancer (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Romantic drama set in rural Ireland of the 1930s. The story begins when 19-year-old Elizabeth has a brief fling with an actor and falls pregnant. Community pressure forces her to marry a dull middle-aged man, but maybe there is hope on the horizon.
Style: gloomy, sentimental, touching, contemplative, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, countryside, family relations, artists and showbiz, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, couples, unfulfilled love, love affair, bittersweet, tragic love ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Tide of Life (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Tide of Life follows the fortunes of young housekeeper, Emily Kennedy, as she learns about relationships with three very different men. Forced from home of her first employer, Sep McGilby after his plans to marry her come to tragic end, Emily finds ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching
Plot: family relations, life turned upside down, power relations, estate, gender, society, innocence lost, tragic hero, farm, life is a bitch, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, edwardian era
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Jane Eyre (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Charlotte Bronte's classic novel is filmed yet again. The story of the Yorkshire orphan who becomes a governess to a young French girl and finds love with the brooding lord of the manor is given a standard romantic flare, but sparks do not seem ...
Style: gothic, emotional, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.9
 2K
Lorna Doone (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The year is 1675. England is threatened by religious and political rivalries. King Charles II's Catholic brother, James, is next in line for the throne, but many Protestants put their faith in Charles' illegitimate son, The Duke of ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Where Angels Fear to Tread (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An English widow goes to Italy, falls in love with a dentist's son and marries him, against her straitlaced family's wishes.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, stylized
Plot: couples, death in the family, family problems, dentist, couple relations, babies and infants, love and romance, fall in love, custody, social differences, society, widow ...
Time: 1900s, 90s, 20th century
Place: italy, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Lady Libertine (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Charlie, a young aristocrat in turn of the century England, meets a boy named Frank on the road to Portsmouth. What Charlie doesn't realize is that Frank is actually Frances, who's donned a disguise to escape working at a brothel. Charlie ...
Style: erotic, realistic, sexual, sexy, serious
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, love and romance, sexual relations, teaching the ways of the world, couples, gender bending, hidden identity, society, gender disguise, erotica, sex ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
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Jane Eyre (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Jane Eyre is an orphan cast out as a young girl by her aunt, Mrs. Reed, and sent to be raised in a harsh charity school for girls. There she learns to be come a teacher and eventually seeks employment outside the school. Her advertisement is ...
Style: realistic, romantic, melancholic, emotional, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, orphan, romance, love triangle, fall in love, family relations, haunted by the past, love and romance, love affair, parents and children, rich and poor, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Beautiful Memories (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Although barely 30, Claire believes she is showing the first symptoms of Alzheimer's disease, a condition from which her mother has recently died. Her sister, Nathalie, is certain that her memory loss, caused by a lightning strike, is ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: memory loss, amnesia, love affair, couples, romance, doctors and patients, disability, mental institution, alzheimer's disease, misfit, clinic, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Golden Bowl (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An intricately plotted tale of thwarted love and betrayal, "The Golden Bowl" tells the story of an extravagantly rich American widower and his sheltered daughter, both of whom marry only to discover that their respective mates, a beautiful ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspense, realistic, clever ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, love affair, society, dishonesty, family problems, couples, fall in love, romance, crumbling marriage, parents and children, adultery ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century
Place: italy, england, europe, london, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Dreaming of Joseph Lees (1999)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Set in rural England in the 1950s Eva (Samantha Morton) fantasises about her handsome, worldly cousin Joseph Lees (Rupert Graves), with whom she fell in love as a girl. However, stuck in a closed community she becomes the object of someone ...
Style: emotional, realistic, gloomy, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: lust, love triangle, obsession, romance, bittersweet, forbidden love, tragic love, family relations, wedding, couples, unfulfillment, love affair ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 1K
The Maid (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An emotionally troubled teenager gets into a passionate relationship with the older French woman working in his father's house.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, love affair, coming of age, family relations, youth, haunted by the past, parents and children, unlikely couple, fall in love, love and romance, romance, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.5
 14K
Persuasion (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Persuasion is the newest adaptation of the classic Jane Austen novel of the same name published in 1818. Anne falls deeply in love with handsome young naval officer Frederick Wentworth at the age of nineteen.
Style: sentimental, emotional, romantic, touching, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: jane austen, love, navy, love triangle, love affair, family relations, captain, poetry, couple relations, rich and poor, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, 18th century
Place: britain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.3
 375
The Affair (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A black soldier in World War II England begins an affair with a white woman whose husband is a soldier currently overseas in battle and in doubts of her relationship with him as she discovered he had been having an affair with his secretary.
Style: serious, emotional, bleak, realistic, gloomy
Plot: interracial relations, racism, world war two, dishonesty, military life, infidelity, romance, wartime life, love affair, love and romance, life is a bitch, fall in love ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.2
 1K
Blind (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Bulgaria
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In late 19th century's Netherlands, an albino woman and a blind man develop an indiscriminate love for one another. Will love be blind?
Style: tense, emotional, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: blindness, albino, master and servant, love affair, fall in love, physical appearance, disability, countryside, power relations, romance, social misfits, misfit ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Go-Between (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Tale of torrid and forbidden love between Christie and Bates in the English countryside.
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, emotional, touching ...
Plot: forbidden love, friendship, birthday party, cricket the game, golden years, romance, couple relations, dishonesty, couples, social differences, tragic love, society ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, victorian, 20th century, 90s ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.5
 726
St. Ives (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Ireland, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1813, Capitaine Jacques St. Ives, a Hussar in the Napoleonic wars, is captured and sent to a Scottish prison camp. He's a swashbuckler, so the prison's commander, Major Farquar Bolingbroke Chevening, asks for lessons in communicating ...
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: prison, adventure, fall in love, adventurer, escapades, haunted by the past, soldier, battles, military, captivity, long lost brother, escape ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1800s, 1810s
Place: scotland, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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