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Daniel Deronda (2002)
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Daniel Deronda (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 210 min.
Story: Daniel Deronda is a British television serial drama adapted by Andrew Davies from the George Eliot novel of the same name. The serial was directed by Tom Hooper, produced by Louis Marks, and was first broadcast in three parts on BBC One from 23 November to 7 December 2002. The serial starred Hugh Dancy as Daniel Deronda, Romola Garai as Gwendolen Harleth, Hugh Bonneville as Henleigh Grandcourt, and Jodhi May as Mirah Lapidoth. Co-production funding came from WGBH Boston. Louis Marks originally wanted to make a film adaptation of the novel but abandoned the project after a lengthy and fruitless casting process. The drama took a further five years to make it to television screens. Filming ran for 11 weeks from May to August on locations in England, Scotland and Malta. The serial was Marks' final television production before his death in 2010.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: drowning, love triangle, ambition, love affair, social differences, romance, betrayal, infidelity, aristocracy, fall in love, society, couples, rise to the top, unlikely couple, working class, rich and poor, singer, jewess, marriage of convenience, gambling, couple relations, religions or cults, love and romance, artists and showbiz, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, victorian era, 1870s
Place: england, europe, italy, london

Most similar movies to Daniel Deronda

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, stylized and captivating films and TV series with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, society, social differences, couple relations and power relations mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like Daniel Deronda: Poldark (2015), The Way We Live Now (2001), Middlemarch (1994), The Far Pavilions (1984), North & South (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Poldark (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Britain is in the grip of a chilling recession... falling wages, rising prices, civil unrest - only the bankers are smiling. It's 1783 and Ross Poldark returns from the American War of Independence to his beloved Cornwall to find his world in ...
Style: captivating, realistic, family saga, serious, saga
Plot: family relations, countryside, estate, love and romance, rich and poor, society, master and servant, social differences, love affair, couple relations, english countryside, poverty ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1780s, 1790s
Place: england, cornwall
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100%
The Way We Live Now (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
Story: The Way We Live Now is a 2001 four-part television adaptation of the Anthony Trollope novel The Way We Live Now. The serial was first broadcast on the BBC and was directed by David Yates, written by Andrew Davies and produced by Nigel ...
Style: serious, realistic, biting, witty, captivating ...
Plot: lifestyle, intrigue, society, rich and poor, rise to the top, fall in love, power relations, life is a bitch, prejudice, greed, social differences, ambition ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s, victorian england
Place: europe, england, london
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100%
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Middlemarch (1994)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 375 min.
Story: A BBC dramatization of George Eliot's classic novel about the lives and loves of a group of people living on the cusp of the Industrial Revolution in a small town named Middlemarch. These include young Doctor Lydgate, who arrives at Middlemarch ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: hospital, politics, inheritance, reform, priest, doctor, intrigue, social differences, love and romance, coming of age, society, rise to the top ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, rome italy
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100%
The Far Pavilions (1984)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 315 min.
Story: Story of forbidden love in 1800's India set against the revolution for India's freedom from England.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: forbidden love, couples, imperialism, racism, political unrest, royal family, interracial relations, love triangle, social differences, fall in love, tragic love, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: india, england, asia, europe
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100%
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North & South (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 235 min.
Story: North & South is a British television drama serial, produced by the BBC and originally broadcast in four episodes on BBC One in November and December 2004. It follows the story of Margaret Hale, a young woman from southern England who has to ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: social differences, couple relations, love and romance, initially antagonists, fall in love, prejudice, romance, rich and poor, pride and honor, love affair, unlikely couple, young woman ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1850s
Place: england, london
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100%
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Jane Eyre (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 230 min.
Story: In this version of Charlotte Brontë's novel, Jane Eyre (Georgie Henley), a poor relation in the household of her aunt, Mrs. Reed (Tara FitzGerald) is despatched into the care of the callous Mr Brocklehurst at his school at Lowood. As a young ...
Style: touching, gothic, atmospheric, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, love affair, rich and poor, fall in love, unlikely couple, love and romance, estate, looking for love, social differences, romance, love story, family secret ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1930s, 18th century
Place: england, europe, britain, london
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44%
The Crimson Petal and the White (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 274 min.
Story: Follow Sugar into the underbelly of Victorian London seething with vitality, sexuality, ambition and emotion.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, captivating, biting ...
Plot: prostitute, love affair, couple relations, social climbing, rich and poor, mental illness, mistress, social differences, diary, couples, high society, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, 1880s, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
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44%
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Scarlett (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Austria
Duration: 360 min.
Story: The greatest love story ever told began with Gone with the Wind and continues in this sweeping epic sequel, as Scarlett, Rhett and a host of unforgettable characters go from tragedy to triumph in an action-packed saga of international scope
Style: serious, stylized, captivating, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, love and romance, couple relations, parents and children, couples, society, family relations, infidelity, fall in love, civil war, star crossed lovers, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: europe, ireland, london, england, georgia ...
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43%
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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: realistic, stylized, touching, serious, saga ...
Plot: high society, couple relations, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, love affair, society, wealthy family, rich and poor, forbidden love, dysfunctional family, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, 1920s, 20s, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Poldark (1975)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Period drama series about the brooding rivalry between former soldier Ross Poldark and local industrialist George Warleggan, and the two women in their lives. Based on the books by Winston Graham.
Style: captivating, saga, realistic, serious
Plot: estate, countryside, unfulfillment, society, master and servant, love and romance, couple relations, homecoming, romance, power relations, couples, mine ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1780s, 1700s
Place: england, europe, britain, cornwall
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41%
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Jane Eyre (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: After living a miserable life with her aunt, orphaned Jane Eyre is sent to Lowood, a residential school for children of limited means. Jane takes the advice of her friend and over many years takes her studies seriously, eventually advertising for a ...
Style: serious, sentimental, stylized, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, orphan, governess, rich and poor, estate, couple relations, fall in love, dark hero, society, social differences, attic, blind character ...
Time: victorian, 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Victoria & Albert (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The passionate love story that was Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's lengthy marriage. Beginning in 1837, the year of King William IV's death and 18-year-old Victoria's ascension to the throne, the series charts the tumultuous period ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Plot: queen victoria, royal family, husband wife relationship, love and romance, head of state, british empire, state affairs, royal court, romance, political unrest, couple relations, rise to the top ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: realistic, serious
Plot: couples, power relations, dishonesty, society, rich and poor, fall in love, wooing, unfulfilled love, love triangle, infidelity, couple relations, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s, victorian england, victorian era
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Based on a little known 1848 novel by Anne Bronte, Tara Fitzgerald stars as an enigmatic young woman who moves to 19th Century Yorkshire with a young son. Distancing herself from everyone in the village and their prying questions, she remains ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: romance, new beginning, troubled marriage, infidelity, love affair, rich and poor, downfall, betrayal, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Tipping the Velvet (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Set in the 1890s, Tipping the Velvet tells the lesbian love affair between male impersonator music hall star Kitty Butler and Nan Astley.
Style: touching, stylized, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian love, lesbian romance, sexual relations, lesbian interest, cross dressing, performer's life, gays and lesbians, lesbian relationship, fall in love, love and romance, coming of age ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1890s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Mansfield Park (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 261 min.
Story: Drama series based on the novel by Jane Austen. Mansfield Park is the magnificient country residence of Sir Thomas Bertram and his family. It is here that their poor relation Fanny Price is brought up. Never allowed to forget her good fortune, Fanny ...
Style: serious, witty, realistic
Plot: wooing, rich and poor, love and romance, estate, love triangle, romance, family relations, couples, romantic rivalry, cousin cousin relationship, adultery, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, britain
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39%
The Other Boleyn Girl (2003)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the controversial novel by Philippa Gregory, "The Other Boleyn Girl" is a fictionalised account of the life of Lady Mary Boleyn (Natascha McElhone) who becomes mistress to England's king, Henry VIII (Jared Harris), before ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized, sexy
Plot: mistress, infidelity, sister, uninhibited rivalry, royal court, love and romance, intrigue, blind ambition, romance, rise to the top, betrayal, state affairs ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Love in a Cold Climate (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Adaptation of Nancy Mitford's novel.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, witty
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: social differences, looking for love, love triangle, fall in love, eccentric family, unlikely couple, romance, master and servant, wooing, unfulfilled love, infidelity, society ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Vanity Fair (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray's novel. The first colour production from the BBC.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: manipulation, satire, couple relations, wooing, ambition, rise to the top, society, social differences, rich and poor, life turned upside down, power relations, couples ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england
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38%
Edward & Mrs. Simpson (1978)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: While still the Prince of Wales, the future Edward VIII meets the married American socialite, Wallis Simpson. Their relationship causes furor in the palace and in parliament, especially when King George V dies, Mrs. Simpson gets divorced, and King ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: state affairs, politics, romance, love and romance, clergy, follow your dream, couples, power relations, family relations, wedding, society, head of state ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: england
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38%
Sense and Sensibility (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Two sisters of opposing temperaments find love and some heartbreak in Jane Austen's 18th century classic.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, atmospheric, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, love, grief, siblings relations, unfulfilled love, infidelity, fall in love, social differences, rich and poor, looking for love, village, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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War & Peace (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 379 min.
Story: Sumptuous BBC mini-series following the fortunes and the rise and fall of five aristocratic families in the waning days of imperial Russia.
Style: captivating, stylized, epic, serious, realistic ...
Plot: aristocracy, love and romance, society, war, state affairs, wartime life, fall in love, couple relations, love story, courage, battles, battle ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Forsyte Saga (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Adaptation from John Galsworthy's novels.
Style: stylized, epic, touching, saga, serious ...
Plot: love affair, rich and poor, love and romance, siblings relations, couple relations, unfulfilled love, dysfunctional family, parents and children, power relations, family relations, romance, intrigue ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 20th century
Place: england, london
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37%
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Anna Karenina (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
Story: To help her brother mend his failing marriage, young Russian beauty Anna Karenina - who's married to eminent nobleman Alexei Karenin - leaves St. Petersburg for Moscow, where she meets the dashing Count Vronsky. They soon fall madly in love, ...
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: tragic love, infidelity, breakup, dishonesty, tragic hero, betrayal, dysfunctional family, love triangle, social differences, love and romance, couples, family problems ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Bostonians (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Based on Henry James's novel of the same name. This bittersweet tragicomedy centers on an odd triangle of characters: Basil Ransom, a political conservative from Mississippi; Olive Chancellor, Ransom's cousin and a Boston feminist; and ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, talky, contemplative ...
Plot: lawyer, post civil war, feminist, couple relations, love affair, fall in love, love triangle, infidelity, romance, couples, self discovery, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: emotional, gloomy, atmospheric, realistic, serious
Plot: innocence lost, uninhibited rivalry, power relations, injustice, couples, life is a bitch, society, romance, intrigue, couple relations, village, courtroom drama ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1800s, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Sense & Sensibility (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 57 min.
Story: This is the acclaimed 2008 BBC adaptation of the famous Jane Austen novel. While it originally aired as a 3-part miniseries, this home video release includes a single uninterrupted version of the entire film.
Style: romanticism, sincere, sweet, witty, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: sister sister relationship, love and romance, jane austen, love triangle, society, romance, wooing, rich and poor, english countryside, love, love affair, duel ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, looking for love, love affair, couple relations, social differences, forbidden love, school, tragic love, fall in love, rich and poor, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, victorian england
Place: england, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Lillie (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 52 min.
Story: The story of Lillie Langtry
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized
Plot: forbidden love, media sensation, couples, strong female presence, romance, rise and fall, actor's life, unfulfillment, blind ambition, power relations, tragic love, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, 1900s, 1920s, victorian ...
Place: england, london, britain, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, captivating ...
Plot: love affair, social differences, master and servant, infidelity, sexual relations, obsession, society, romance, couples, unfulfillment, countryside, disability ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, 1910s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%