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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: science, doctor, morality, protege, life is a bitch, love and romance, obsessive quest, love affair, society, heroic mission, doctors and patients, workplace situations, power relations, romance, love, sexuality, religion, jewish, male female relationship, laboratory, mentor, medical research, medicine, father son relationship, hospital ...
Time: 1900s, turn of the century, 19th century, 1890s
Place: england, medical school, london, europe, scotland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, emotional and touching films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, society, love affair, couple relations and fall in love mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like Century: Close My Eyes (1991), A Warm December (1973), Firelight (1997), The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981), 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, brother sister incest, forbidden love, taboo, marriage, brother sister relationship, dishonesty, couple relations, lie, husband wife relationship, secret, infidelity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: romance, couples, family relations, power relations, doctors and patients, life is a bitch, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfillment, parents and children, motor sport ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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
Plot: love affair, governess, love and romance, reunion, couples, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, fall in love, hopes, estate, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, victorian england, victorian era, 1830s ...
Place: england, europe, san francisco, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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: love, tragedy, adultery, lieutenant, romance, love affair, destructive relationship, infidelity, society, social differences, love triangle, class differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 340
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: serious, psychological, sincere, realistic, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, couples, terminal illness, unfulfillment, romance, life is a bitch, midlife crisis, doctor, family life, family relations, love and romance, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: portugal, europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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, infidelity, social differences, master and servant, love and romance, love triangle, injustice ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: scotland, england, london, europe, oxford university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: gloomy, realistic, atmospheric, emotional, serious
Plot: innocence lost, farming, dishonesty, infidelity, village life, rich and poor, life is a bitch, fall in love, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, couples, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1800s, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.5
 715
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: serious, stylized, captivating, exciting, realistic
Plot: prison, haunted by the past, adventurer, revolution, military, rivalry, soldier, womanizer, captivity, romance, betrayal, battles ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1800s, 1810s
Place: scotland, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: touching, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: love and romance, gender, society, power relations, family relations, life turned upside down, romance, life is a bitch, boss and employee, couple relations, tragic hero, innocence lost ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, edwardian era
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, infidelity, family relations, romance, family life, couple relations, love and romance, love affair, dishonesty, family problems, society, girlfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.0
 2K
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, atmospheric, emotional, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: french, couples, youth, fall in love, society, estate, childhood, letter, haunted by the past, rich and poor, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: love affair, rich and poor, love and romance, fall in love, romance, society, social differences, dishonesty, couples, wooing, power relations, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s, victorian england
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.5
 13K
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, classic literature ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: sexual, serious, realistic
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Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, emotional, stylized, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Night Watch (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: stylized, realistic, serious, emotional, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.3
 962
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: serious, emotional, captivating, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.3
 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, serious, realistic
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Time: 90s
Place: russia, england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Dreaming of Joseph Lees (1999)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: emotional, realistic, gloomy, touching, sentimental ...
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Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: england, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.7
 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: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, love affair, family relations, youth, coming of age, fall in love, love and romance, unlikely couple, parents and children, romance, haunted by the past, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.8
 9K
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, power relations, love and romance, parents and children, rich and poor, love affair, family relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: captivating, thought provoking, touching, gloomy, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, artists and showbiz, unfulfilled love, love affair, unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, haunted by the past, society, tragic love, family relations, couples ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Bobby Deerfield (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Bobby Deerfield, a famous American race car driver on the European circuit, falls in love with the enigmatic Lillian Morelli, who is terminally ill.
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: terminal illness, tragic love, self discovery, couples, ambition, life is a bitch, love affair, romance, hospital, racecar driver, love triangle, lifestyle ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.4
 244
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: sexual, serious, erotic, realistic
Plot: hidden identity, teaching the ways of the world, love and romance, sexual relations, romance, unlikely couple, couples, gender bending, society, breast sucking, girl dressed as boy, gender disguise ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: revenge, state affairs, love and romance, romance, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, political unrest, forbidden love, love, politics, rivalry, countryside ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
My Name Is Joe (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, France, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two thirtysomethings, unemployed former alcoholic Joe and community health worker Sarah, start a romantic relationship in the one of the toughest Glasgow neighbourhoods.
Style: realistic, touching, thought provoking, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: debt, working class, friendship, soccer, rehabilitation, haunted by the past, social worker, starting over, society, human nature, alcohol abuse, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: scotland, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.9
 10K
Jude (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In late 19th-century England, Jude aspires to be an academic, but is hobbled by his blue-collar background. Instead, he works as a stonemason and is trapped in an unloving marriage to a farmer's daughter named Arabella. But when his wife leaves ...
Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: forbidden love, romance, destiny, love and romance, follow your dream, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, fall in love, couple relations, tragic love, society, injustice ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1890s, 1880s ...
Place: england, europe, britain, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: realistic, emotional, serious, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: forbidden love, friendship, birthday party, love and romance, unfulfillment, golden years, romance, unfulfilled love, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, 20th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Belle du Seigneur (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Luxembourg, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: English-language adaptation of Albert Cohen's epic Swiss tale of a tortured love affair between a high-ranking Jewish official and the protestant wife of one of his employees.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious
Plot: tragic love, love triangle, infidelity, cheating wife, society, love affair, romance, social differences, political unrest, state affairs, unfulfillment, politics ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: europe, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Forsyte Saga (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 276 min.
Story: In 2002, the first two books and the first interlude of John Galsworthy's trilogy The Forsyte Saga were adapted by Granada Television for the ITV network. Additional funding for this production was provided by American PBS station WGBH, the ...
Style: touching, realistic, stylized, serious
Plot: love and romance, high society, couple relations, parents and children, society, love affair, family relations, rich and poor, forbidden love, romance, social differences, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, 20s, 20th century, victorian ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%