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Dreamchild (1985)
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Dreamchild (1985)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Exploring the somewhat darker and more mysterious side of the Lewis Carroll's classic book, the movie follows Alice Liddell (the book's inspiration) as an old woman who is haunted by the characters she was once so amused by. As she thinks back on it, she starts to see her relationship with the shy author/professor in a new way and realizes the vast change between the young Alice and the old.
Style: touching, serious, stylized
Plot: caterpillar, writer's life, journalism, imaginary kingdom, couples, anniversary, siblings relations, love, sexuality, writers, dream, age difference, teenage girl, female protagonist, older man younger woman relationship, artist, memory, alice character, hallucination, rabbit, lolita, dying, girl, little girl, reporter ...
Time: 1930s, 19th century, victorian era, victorian england
Place: new york, usa

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Most similar movies to Dreamchild

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and stylized films with plots about couples, love and romance, artists and showbiz, love, romance, couple relations and writer's life mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like Dreamchild: Lola (1970), Miss Potter (2006), Funny Lady (1975), Hemingway & Gellhorn (2012), The Golden Era (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Lola (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A middle aged writer of pornographic novels meets and falls in love with a sixteen year old school girl. This alone is cause for concern but when the couple get married and move to America, the trouble (and fun) really begins.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, teenage life, fall in love, forbidden love, couples, writer's life, aging, unfulfillment, love and romance, artists and showbiz, romance, youth ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, europe, usa, england, london
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95%
 6.9
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Miss Potter (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Isle Of Man
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of Beatrix Potter, the author of the beloved and best-selling children's book, "The Tale of Peter Rabbit", and her struggle for love, happiness and success.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: rabbit, writer's life, first love, family relations, snobbism, painting, lifestyle, forbidden love, fall in love, social differences, unsupportive parent, success ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 19th century, 20th century, 90s ...
Place: england, london, europe, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.3
 5K
Funny Lady (1975)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: 1930s in New York – The famous singer Fanny Brice has divorced her first husband Nicky Arnstein. During the depression she has trouble finding work as an artist but meets Billy Rose, a newcomer who writes lyrics and owns his own nightclub.
Style: humorous, sentimental, captivating, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: nightclub, singer, female protagonist, romance, love and romance, artists and showbiz, actor's life, lifestyle, show tunes, couples, cabaret, radio show ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Hemingway & Gellhorn (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Writer Ernest Hemingway begins a romance with fellow scribe Martha Gellhorn.
Style: serious, stylized, captivating, psychological, talky ...
Plot: journalist, divorce, war correspondent, romance, love affair, couples, writer's life, life is a bitch, media, photojournalist, fame, spanish civil war ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s
Place: usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 6.4
 990
The Golden Era (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 177 min.
Story: The story of writer Xiao Hong comes alive through memories of her great love affair, literary influence and escape from China during World War II.
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: writer's life, love, romance, political unrest, society, inspiration, couples, family relations, literature, rivalry, betrayal, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Alice in Wonderland (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Alice in Wonderland (1966) is a BBC television play based on Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. It was directed by Jonathan Miller, then most widely known for his appearance in the long-running satirical revue Beyond the Fringe.
Plot: tea party, rabbit, adaptation, trial, surrealism, dream, mouse, king, two way mirror, playing card, wonderland, insanity ...
Time: victorian england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Cross Creek (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The portrait of a woman who, at the edge of survival, found a world of meaning.
Style: touching, realistic, atmospheric, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: writers, wilderness, human nature, isolation, family relations, power relations, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, journalism, writer's life, master and servant, couple relations ...
Time: 1930s, 80s
Place: florida, usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.0
 4K
Effie Gray (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A look at the mysterious relationship between Victorian art critic John Ruskin and his teenage bride Effie Gray.
Style: captivating, emotional, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, romance, love, fall in love, love and romance, self discovery, unfulfillment, couples, crumbling marriage, art critic, performer's life, critic ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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, human nature, fall in love, couples, friends, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: london, new york, england, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: friendship, writers, teacher, bittersweet, romance, creator, friends, couple relations, unfulfilled love, introspection, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: texas, louisiana, usa, new mexico, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Hyde Park on Hudson (2012)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The story of the love affair between FDR and his distant cousin Margaret Stuckley, centered around the weekend in 1939 when the King and Queen of the United Kingdom visited upstate New York.
Style: stylized, captivating, factual, political, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: queen, state affairs, president, love affair, family relations, cousin cousin relationship, disability, husband wife relationship, king, queen of england, park, king of england ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1939
Place: usa, new york, united states, england, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Burton and Taylor (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: TV drama based on Richard Burton's diaries, about his last performance in 1983 with ex-wife Elizabeth Taylor. They meet after several years and he agrees to her suggestion that they star in a stage revival on Broadway of Noel Coward's ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, captivating
Plot: couple relations, artists and showbiz, actor's life, couples, celebrity culture, hollywood, love, lifestyle, love and romance, showbiz, love affair, party ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 375
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, destiny, moral dilemma, destructive relationship, tragic love, cons and scams ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1870s, future, 1920s
Place: germany, russia, st. petersburg russia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 15K
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: homoerotic, touching, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: homosexuality, gay, gay lead character, obsession, gays and lesbians, hypocrisy, gay protagonist, courtroom drama, writer's life, prison, gay slur, homosexual ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 90s, victorian era, victorian england
Place: england, europe, ireland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, serious, psychological, sincere, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: poet, letter, tragic love, romance, couple relations, love affair, couples, poetry, male female relationship, friendship, writer's life, fighting illness ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1810s
Place: england, europe, london, rome italy, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Color of Time (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A poetic road trip through Pulitzer prize-winning CK Williams' life over the course of 40 years.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, melancholic, sentimental ...
Plot: poetry, poet, romance, couple relations, americana, artists and showbiz, writer's life, parent child relationship, haunted by the past, husband wife relationship, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, 80s, 70s ...
Place: detroit, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Naked Civil Servant (1975)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Story of the life of Quentin Crisp, an Englishman who was brave enough to live his life according to his own style even in the hostile days of WW2.
Style: touching, witty, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: boss and employee, sexual relations, friendship, gender bending, showbiz, transvestism, injustice, coming out, self discovery, bittersweet, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 40s, 30s, 20th century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Emperor's New Clothes (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, UK, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Napoleon, exiled, devises a plan to retake the throne. He'll swap places with commoner Eugene Lenormand, sneak into Paris, then Lenormand will reveal himself and Napoleon will regain his throne. Things don't go at all well; first, the ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, witty, entertaining ...
Plot: napoleon bonaparte, hidden identity, fall in love, lookalikes, disorder, emperor, conspiracy, romance, social differences, society, exile, mistaken identity ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: france, europe, paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, emotional, touching, intellectual, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: jane austen, writer's life, love and romance, unfulfilled love, love, romance, family relations, poverty, social differences, prejudice, society, family ...
Time: 18th century, future, 1790s, 19th century
Place: england, europe, ireland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Reaching for the Moon (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1951 New York poet Elizabeth Bishop travels to Rio de Janeiro to visit Mary, a college friend. The shy Elizabeth is overwhelmed by Brazilian sensuality. She is the antithesis to Mary’s dashing partner, architect Lota de Macedo Soares. Although ...
Style: touching, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: lesbian, lesbian couple, writer's life, love and romance, american abroad, love triangle, love, artists and showbiz, couple relations, jealous spouse, couples, brazilian ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, year 1951, 1960s ...
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Lords of Flatbush (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Directed by Martin Davidson and Stephen Verona, The Lords of Flatbush is a low budget film starring Perry King, Henry Winkler and Sylvester Stallone (who also wrote additional dialog). Set in the late 1950s, the coming-of-age story follows four ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, touching, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, youth, gang, coming of age, human nature, self discovery, goofy hero, buddies, parents and children, friends, wedding, gangs ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, future, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Miss Austen Regrets (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An outwardly confident but unmarried woman on the verge of her fortieth birthday reflects on her past suitors and the choices she once made while attempting to help her marriage minded niece choose between a number of potential suitors in this tale ...
Style: stylized, realistic, captivating, melancholic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: jane austen, introspection, looking for love, regret, love and romance, society, maid, countryside, sister sister relationship, wooing, writers, eligible bachelor ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Tom & Viv (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of the marriage of the poet TS Eliot to socialite Vivienne Haigh-Wood, which had to cope with her gynaeological and emotional problems and his growing fame.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, contemplative, emotional ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, artists and showbiz, writer's life, lifestyle, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, infidelity, parents and children, couple relations, couples, family relations ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Summer in February (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Newlyn School of artists flourished at the beginning of the 20th Century and the film focuses on the wild and bohemian Lamorna Group, which included Alfred Munnings and Laura and Harold Knight. The incendiary anti-Modernist Munnings, now ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: posing nude, love triangle, love affair, lifestyle, romance, love and romance, dishonesty, couples, family relations, couple relations, fall in love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, twentieth century, edwardian era, 1900s
Place: cornwall, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
 280
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: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), romance, rebellion, against the rules, writer's life, rise and fall, couple relations, love affair, couples, society, womanizer, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: italy, mexico, england, new mexico, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Georgia O'Keeffe (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Biopic of American artist Georgia O'Keeffe and her husband, photographer Alfred Stieglitz.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: rise to the top, destructive relationship, couples, couple relations, obsession, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, love and romance, husband wife relationship, friendship, brother brother relationship, mortality ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 1930s, 30s, 20s ...
Place: usa, new york, new mexico, manhattan new york city, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Age of Consent (1969)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An elderly artist thinks he has become too stale and is past his prime. His friend (and agent) persuades him to go to an offshore island to try once more. On the island he re-discovers his muse in the form of a young girl.
Style: captivating, sexy, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: lolita, nudity (full frontal - brief), old man, island, painter, starting over, love and romance, fall in love, human nature, artists and showbiz, unlikely couple, performer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: australia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Infinity (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Story of the early life of genius and Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, enigmatic ...
Plot: world war two, terminal illness, couples, romance, love and romance, life is a bitch, hopes, unfulfillment, introspection, young lovers, tuberculosis, love of one's life ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1940s, 1920s, 40s ...
Place: new mexico, new york, usa, new orleans, albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
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Mad Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Austria, Luxembourg, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A "romantic comedy" based loosely on the suicide of the poet Henrich von Kleist in 1811.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, psychological, romanticism ...
Plot: suicide pact, poet, suicide, love and romance, couples, human nature, writer's life, tragic love, aristocracy, loneliness, playwright, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, 1700s
Place: germany, europe, prussia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Treatment (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jake Singer is at loose ends in NYC, and neck deep in psychoanalysis with the outrageous Dr. Morales when he meets the enigmatic and beautiful widow Allegra Marshall.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Plot: psychoanalysis, dysfunctional family, going straight, family problems, custody, midlife crisis, couples, rehabilitation, social differences, losing-it hero, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%