Movies like Chanel Solitaire

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Chanel Solitaire (1981)
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Chanel Solitaire (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story about the life and loves of an amazing woman-Coco Chanel- who rose from the bottom with no family or financial support and became one of the most legendary of all our creative icons.
Style: inspirational, factual, touching, atmospheric, melancholic, stylized, talky
Audience: girls' night
Plot: historical figure, fashion designer, businesswoman, fashion show, fashion, mistress, orphanage, illegitimate child, designer, high society, life philosophy, creativity, fashion model, social climbing, transformation, dressmaker, relationship vs career, love, model, orphan, female protagonist, couples, sewing, love story, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century, 1920s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe

Most similar movies to Chanel Solitaire

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, melancholic and sexy films with plots about couples, romance, love, couple relations, love and romance, catastrophe and adaptation mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like Chanel Solitaire: Coco Before Chanel (2009), Coco Chanel (2008), Yves Saint Laurent (2014), Quartet (1981), Gia (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Coco Before Chanel (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: 2009 biopic about the early life of Coco Chanel. Several years after leaving the orphanage, to which her father never returned for her, Gabrielle Chanel finds herself working in a provincial bar both. She's both a seamstress for the performers ...
Style: stylized, factual, sexy, inspirational, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fashion, rise to the top, high society, feminism, designer, fashion designer, dressmaker, gender, loss of loved one, relationship vs career, ambition, social climbing ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, 1920s ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, england, new jersey ...
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95%
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Coco Chanel (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, France, UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Italian-French-British TV film targeting the US audience, about the fashion icon Coco Chanel. The film begins with the fashion goddess (deftly played by Shirley MacLaine) in her twilight years, steeped in wealth and fame, still issuing game-changing ...
Style: serious, realistic, based on true events, inspirational, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: fashion, tragic love, relationship vs career, designer, rise to the top, lifestyle, ambition, follow your dream, feminism, fashion designer, orphan, eccentricity ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 1900s, 1890s, turn of the century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Yves Saint Laurent (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A look at the life of French designer Yves Saint Laurent from the beginning of his career in 1958 when he met his lover and business partner, Pierre Berge.
Style: captivating, melancholic, enigmatic, sentimental, factual ...
Plot: fashion, rise to the top, gay, fashion designer, couple relations, ambition, gays and lesbians, character study, fashion show, couples, gender, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, morocco, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.4
 1K
Quartet (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Quartet is the story of a girl who, adrift with her feckless husband amidst the literati of glittering Paris in the 1920s, becomes entrapped by a rich and sybaritic English couple. Adapted from the wistful, melancholy autobiographical novel by Jean ...
Style: stylized, talky, realistic, serious, clever ...
Plot: couples, prison, couple relations, artists and showbiz, destructive relationship, unfulfillment, romance, performer's life, lifestyle, infidelity, jazz, love triangle ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 7.0
 40K
Gia (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Gia Carangi travels to New York City with dreams of becoming a fashion model. Within minutes of arriving, she meets Wilhelmina Cooper, a wise and high-powered agent who takes Gia under her wing. With Cooper's help and her own natural instincts, ...
Style: psychological, rough, sexual, melancholic, factual ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: lesbian, addiction, drug abuse, fashion, strong sexual content, model, mental illness, lesbian romance, aids, heroin, supermodel, nightlife ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.0
 103K
Julie & Julia (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Julia Child and Julie Powell – both of whom wrote memoirs – find their lives intertwined. Though separated by time and space, both women are at loose ends... until they discover that with the right combination of passion, fearlessness and ...
Style: feel good, sweet, inspirational, light, witty ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: cooking and food, cooking, cookbook, chef, self fulfillment, supportive spouse, life changing experience, couple relations, writer's life, obsession, husband wife relationship, writers ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: paris france, france, new york, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Saint Laurent (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 150 min.
Story: 1967-1976. As one of history's greatest fashion designers entered a decade of freedom, neither came out of it in one piece.
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, realistic, homoerotic
Plot: fashion, gay, fashion designer, rise to the top, ambition, couple relations, interview, nudity (full frontal - brief), sewing, scandal, drugs/alcohol, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1969 ...
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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: sexy, sexual, emotional, touching, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: soldier, painter, conscientious objector, romance, friendship, bittersweet, sexual relations, artists and showbiz, performer's life, unfulfilled love, writer's life, couples ...
Time: 1930s, 1910s, 1920s, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: england, europe, london, wales, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Japan, Switzerland
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Paris 1913. Coco Chanel is infatuated with the rich and handsome Boy Capel, but she is also compelled by her work. Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring is about to be performed. The revolutionary dissonances of Igor's work parallel ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, artsy, intense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fashion, ballet, music, ambition, lifestyle, love affair, musician's life, romance, follow your dream, blind ambition, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20th century, 20s
Place: paris france, europe, france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
 17K
Iris (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: True story of the lifelong romance between novelist Iris Murdoch and her husband John Bayley, from their student days through her battle with Alzheimer's disease.
Style: touching, intellectual, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Plot: aging, alzheimer's disease, understanding, writer's life, love, couple relations, love of one's life, virginity, life & death, character study, loneliness, terminal illness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, older man younger woman relationship, painter, infidelity, physical abuse, mistress, couple relations, artist, love and romance, love affair, world war two ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1940s, 20th century, 40s ...
Place: paris france, poland, france, europe, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.4
 257
Priest of Love (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Mexico, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Following the banning and burning of his novel, "The Rainbow," D.H. Lawrence and his wife, Frieda, move to the United States, and then to Mexico. When Lawrence contracts tuberculosis, they return to England for a short time, then to Italy, ...
Style: talky, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), society, rise and fall, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, couples, womanizer, rebellion, artists and showbiz, writer's life, romance ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: italy, mexico, england, latin america, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Wuthering Heights (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Earnshaws are Yorkshire farmers during the early 19th Century. One day, Mr. Earnshaw returns from a trip to the city, bringing with him a ragged little boy called Heathcliff. Earnshaw's son, Hindley, resents the child, but Heathcliff ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, family relations, orphan, vengeance, fall in love, unfulfillment, master and servant, love affair, unfulfilled love, romance, love triangle, infidelity ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1920s, 70s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.4
 11K
Modigliani (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Romania, France, Italy
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Set in Paris in 1919, biopic centers on the life of late Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani, focusing on his last days as well as his rivalry with Pablo Picasso. Modigliani, a Jew, has fallen in love with Jeanne, a young and beautiful Catholic girl. ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, factual, melancholic ...
Plot: prodigy, painter, life is a bitch, painting, tragic love, addiction, tragic hero, couple relations, romance, artists and showbiz, uninhibited rivalry, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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, 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 ⇓
28%
 5.8
 84K
Eat Pray Love (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Liz Gilbert had everything a modern woman is supposed to dream of having – a husband, a house and a successful career – yet like so many others, she found herself lost, confused and searching for what she really wanted in life. Newly divorced ...
Style: inspirational, touching, sentimental, road movie, scenic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: self discovery, starting over, introspection, love affair, fall in love, hopes, lifestyle change, midlife crisis, love, female protagonist, travel, tourist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indonesia, italy, india, rome italy, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.1
 157K
The Danish Girl (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Germany, Denmark, Belgium, Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When Gerda Wegener asks her husband Einar to fill in as a portrait model, Einar discovers the person she's meant to be and begins living her life as Lili Elbe. Having realized her true self and with Gerda's love and support, Lili embarks ...
Style: captivating, serious, heartbreaking, emotional, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: transsexual, lgbt, couple relations, art, gays and lesbians, artist, gay, painter, gender, society, love and romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: denmark, paris france, copenhagen denmark, europe, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
A Change of Place (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, Hungary, USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Kim Jameson is a university professor while Kate Jameson - also known as Dominique, Kim’s twin sister - is a troubled model working in Paris. Kate is a drunk, in desperate need of rehabilitation. Kim checks her twin sister into a rehab center, ...
Style: touching, offbeat, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: family relations, college, rehabilitation, fashion, twins, switching roles, teaching the ways of the world, unfulfillment, romance, love and romance, love affair, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
84 Charing Cross Road (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a humorous script-reader in her New York apartment sees an ad in the Saturday Review of Literature for a bookstore in London that does mail order, she begins a very special correspondence and friendship with Frank Doel, the bookseller who works ...
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, platonic, bookstore, correspondence, romance, bittersweet, couple relations, writer's life, couples, friends, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1940s, 1960s, 1950s ...
Place: london, new york, england, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Camille Claudel (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 158 min.
Story: The life of Camille Claudel, a french scupltor who becomes the apprentice of Auguste Rodin and later his lover. Her passion for her art and Rodin drive her further away from reason and rationality.
Style: emotional, disturbing, captivating, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, mental illness, sculptor, fall in love, love and romance, love affair, couples, actor's life, couple relations, destructive relationship, romance, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.2
 69K
Out of Africa (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Out of Africa tells the story of the life of Danish author Karen Blixen, who at the beginning of the 20th century moved to Africa to build a new life for herself. The film is based on the autobiographical novel by Karen Blixen from 1937.
Style: epic, touching, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: romance, infidelity, farm, british colonial, fall in love, destructive relationship, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, culture clash, lion, bankruptcy ...
Time: 1910s, 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 30s ...
Place: africa, kenya, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.9
 76K
The Duchess (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A chronicle of the life of 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.
Style: dramatic, emotional, sexy, stylized, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: aristocracy, infidelity, love triangle, love affair, marriage, high society, romance, adultery, marital rape, marital infidelity, duchess, mistress ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s, georgian era, 19th century ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.3
 16K
Shadowlands (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned writer and professor, leads a passionless life until he meets spirited poet Joy Gresham
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, sincere, factual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, fall in love, poet, college, romance, writer's life, falling in love, couple relations, oxford, husband wife relationship, attic, bachelor ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 14K
Wilde (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Japan, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story of Oscar Wilde, genius, poet, playwright and the First Modern Man. The self-realisation of his homosexuality caused Wilde enormous torment as he juggled marriage, fatherhood and responsibility with his obsessive love for Lord Alfred ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: homosexuality, gay, gay lead character, obsession, gays and lesbians, gay protagonist, hypocrisy, courtroom drama, writer's life, prison, gay slur, homosexual ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 90s, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe, ireland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.9
 11K
Silk (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, France, Italy, UK, Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the best-selling novel by Alessandro Baricco, this visually stunning film tells the story of a French trader who finds unexpected love far away from home.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, stylized ...
Plot: terminal illness, romance, smuggling, love and romance, couple relations, love story, husband wife relationship, travel, interracial love relationship, historical event, life philosophy, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s, 1860s
Place: japan, france, asia, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
 372
The Gambler (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Hungary, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Under pressure from his publisher, Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoyevsky gets work on his latest piece, 'Rouletenberg'. In the 27 days it takes for him to complete the novel reality and fiction become blurred; in this feverish atmosphere of ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, harsh, earnest ...
Plot: gambling, addiction, nudity (full frontal - brief), casino, obsession, redemption, unfulfilled love, writer's life, love and romance, supportive spouse, unfulfillment, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1870s, future, 1920s
Place: germany, st. petersburg russia, russia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 ⇓
24%
 6.2
 2K
Mahogany (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tracy, an aspiring designer from the slums of Chicago puts herself through fashion school in the hopes of becoming one of the world's top designers. Her ambition leads her to Rome spurring a choice between the man she loves or her newfound ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, serious, atmospheric
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fashion, fashion designer, ghetto, shallowness, romance, love affair, rise to the top, opposites attract, workplace, ambition, couples, society ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, rome italy, italy, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Whole Wide World (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Based on her acclaimed autobiographical book, THE WHOLE WIDE WORLD tells the story of Novalyne Price, an attractive feisty West Texas schoolteacher and her bittersweet, romantic and turbulent relationship with Robert E. Howard, the great pulp ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, sincere, serious ...
Plot: friendship, writers, teacher, bittersweet, romance, couples, friends, creator, couple relations, unfulfilled love, hopes, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: texas, louisiana, usa, new mexico, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.6
 89K
Anna Karenina (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Trapped in a loveless marriage, aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.
Style: stylized, emotional, sentimental, colourful, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, high society, aristocracy, infidelity, tragic love, suicide, depression, love triangle, family relations, age difference, doubts and hesitations, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s, 1930s, 18th century
Place: russia, saint petersburg, st. petersburg russia, europe, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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