Movies like The Duchess

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The Duchess (2008)
 6.9
 72K
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: emotional, sexy, dramatic, touching, realistic, based on true events, captivating, stylized, romantic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love triangle, love affair, infidelity, aristocracy, high society, marriage, mistress, love and romance, adultery, family problems, destiny, romance, lovers, duke, loveless marriage, estate, marital infidelity, mother daughter relationship, private vs public, love story, marriage crisis, duchess, family, friendship, passion ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s, 19th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london

Most similar movies to The Duchess

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and stylized films with plots about romance, betrayal, period piece, love and romance, mentor, beautiful scenery and runaway mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like The Duchess: The Other Boleyn Girl (2008), A Royal Affair (2012), The Young Victoria (2009), Pride & Prejudice (2005), A Little Chaos (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, driven by their family's blind ambition, compete for the love of the ...
Style: sexy, sexual, stylized, captivating, factual ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: queen, love triangle, royal court, royal family, intrigue, seduction, king, jealousy, mistress, siblings relations, ambition, love and romance ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe, france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 41K
A Royal Affair (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A young queen falls in love with her physician, and they start a revolution that changes their nation forever.
Style: stylized, realistic, captivating, factual, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: royal family, queen, love affair, love triangle, king, aristocracy, royal court, tragic love, coup d'etat, marriage, rebellion, politics ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1770s, 1920s
Place: europe, denmark, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Young Victoria (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: From Academy Award® winners Graham King and Martin Scorsese, along with the makers of Gosford Park and The Departed, comes the story of Queen Victoria’s early rise to power. From an object of a royal power-struggle to her romantic courtship and ...
Style: realistic, touching, factual, romantic, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: royal family, queen victoria, aristocracy, queen, couple relations, love and romance, marriage, royal court, politics, period piece, destiny, rise to the top ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1830s, 1820s, 1840s ...
Place: london, england, buckingham palace, europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pride & Prejudice (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Pride & Prejudice is a humorous story of love and life among English gentility during the Georgian era. Mr. Bennet is an English gentleman living in Hertfordshire with his overbearing wife and five daughters. If Mr. Bennet dies their house will ...
Style: romantic, witty, captivating, classic literature, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, unlikely couple, prejudice, social differences, rich and poor, aristocracy, society, pride and honor, fall in love, jane austen, eligible bachelor ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 18th century, 1790s
Place: england, britain, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 18K
A Little Chaos (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A landscape gardener is hired by famous architect Le Nôtre to construct the grand gardens at the palace of Versailles. As the two work on the palace, they find themselves drawn to each other and are thrown into rivalries within the court of King ...
Style: stylized, captivating, serious, melancholic, colourful ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: royal court, jealousy, extramarital affair, aristocracy, gardener, female protagonist, infidelity, unlikely partners, intrigue, fall in love, palace, adultery ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century, 1930s, 1920s, 1960s
Place: france, versailles, europe, paris france, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 84K
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, classic literature, sentimental, colourful, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, high society, infidelity, aristocracy, tragic love, suicide, depression, family relations, love triangle, doubts and hesitations, romance, russian ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 18th century, 1930s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
 6K
Lady Jane (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The death of King Henry VIII throws his kingdom into chaos because of succession disputes. His weak son Edward, is on his deathbed. Anxious to keep England true to the Reformation, a scheming minister John Dudley marries off his son, Guildford to ...
Style: realistic, stylized, emotional, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: political intrigue, corporal punishment, betrayal, romance, politics, royal family, head of state, dishonesty, rally, heroes, political unrest, rise and fall ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 18th century, 19th century, 1930s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 25K
Belle (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: BELLE is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral. Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield and his wife, Belle's lineage affords her certain privileges, yet ...
Style: emotional, captivating, realistic, stylized, serious ...
Plot: slavery, social differences, aristocracy, society, forbidden love, high society, love and romance, estate, heir heiress, interracial relations, racism, culture clash ...
Time: 18th century, victorian england, 1780s, 19th century
Place: england, europe, caribbean, london, vienna ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 85K
Elizabeth (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of the ascension to the throne and the early reign of Queen Elizabeth the First, the endless attempts by her council to marry her off, the Catholic hatred of her and her romance with Lord Robert Dudley.
Style: stylized, realistic, epic, factual, captivating ...
Plot: queen, queen elizabeth i, historical character, royal court, political intrigue, politics, rise to the top, british history, treason, head of state, british royal family, historical figure ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, scotland, paris france, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Marie Antoinette (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and ultimately the fall of Versailles.
Style: realistic, factual, colourful, melancholic, stylized ...
Plot: queen, royal court, royal family, princess, historical character, french, palaces castles and temples, state affairs, french history, politics, siblings relations, rite ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: france, versailles, europe, austria, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Wuthering Heights (1992)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Young orphan Heathcliff is adopted by the wealthy Earnshaw family and moves into their estate, Wuthering Heights. Soon, the new resident falls for his compassionate foster sister, Cathy. The two share a remarkable bond that seems unbreakable until ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, gloomy, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, social differences, haunted by the past, orphan, childhood sweetheart, adoption, revenge, tragic love, love and romance, love triangle, family disapproval, romance ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Age of Innocence (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Tale of 19th century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin.
Style: touching, stylized, atmospheric, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: love and romance, love triangle, high society, infidelity, forbidden love, aristocracy, countess, lawyer, romance, couple relations, life turned upside down, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1870s, 1890s ...
Place: new york, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Great Gatsby (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Long Island-set novel, where Midwesterner Nick Carraway is lured into the lavish world of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Soon enough, however, Carraway will see through the cracks of Gatsby's nouveau riche ...
Style: sentimental, stylized, serious, emotional, colourful ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: obsession, millionaire, obsessive love, love and romance, love triangle, loneliness, high society, destructive relationship, party, american dream, love affair, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: usa, new york, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 3K
Mad Love (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Spain, Italy, Portugal, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The love story who transformed Juana I de Castilla, Queen of Spain, into Juana "The mad". The tragic fate of a Queen madly in love to an unfaithful husband, Felipe el Hermoso, Archduke of Austria.
Style: sexual, realistic, captivating, serious, gothic ...
Plot: betrayal, politics, infidelity, intrigue, love and romance, obsession, state affairs, unfulfillment, romance, dishonesty, royal family, couples ...
Time: 1500s, 18th century, 1920s
Place: spain, austria, europe, portugal, flanders ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 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, stylized, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, romance, love, love and romance, crumbling marriage, self discovery, couples, fall in love, unfulfillment, art critic, critic, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Queen Elizabeth's reign is threatened by ruthless familial betrayal and Spain's invading army, she and her shrewd adviser must act to safeguard to the lives of her people.
Style: epic, serious, realistic, captivating, colourful ...
Plot: queen, period piece, queen elizabeth i, throne, british history, royal family, political intrigue, politics, head of state, catholicism, palace intrigue, state affairs ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, renaissance, 1500s, 18th century ...
Place: england, europe, spain, scotland, virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 8K
Restoration (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An aspiring young physician, Robert Merivel found himself in the service of King Charles II and saves the life of someone close to the King. Merivel joins the King's court and lives the high life provided to someone of his position. Merivel is ...
Style: serious, captivating, emotional, factual, intense ...
Plot: redemption, rise and fall, medicine, plague, jealousy, romance, love triangle, royal family, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, human spirit ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, 1930s, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe, medical school, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: emotional, serious, stylized, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, family relations, couples, love affair, infidelity, love and romance, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, siblings relations, artists and showbiz, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, twentieth century, 1900s
Place: england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 54K
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, touching, intellectual, sweet, factual ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: writer's life, love and romance, unfulfilled love, romance, poverty, social differences, prejudice, society, love, couple relations, family, fall in love ...
Time: 18th century, future, 1790s, 19th century
Place: england, europe, ireland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The End of the Affair (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On a rainy London night in 1946, novelist Maurice Bendrix has a chance meeting with Henry Miles, husband of his ex-mistress Sarah, who abruptly ended their affair two years before. Bendrix's obsession with Sarah is rekindled; he succumbs to his ...
Style: intellectual, emotional, sexual, clever, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, infidelity, romance, diary, jealousy, church, passion, temptation, cheating wife, couple relations, love and romance, rainy ...
Time: 1940s, 30s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s ...
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Dangerous Beauty (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Veronica is brilliant, gifted and beautiful, but the handsome aristocrat she loves, Marco Venier, cannot marry her because she is penniless and of questionable family. So Veronica's mother, Paola, teaches her to become a courtesan, one of the ...
Style: sexual, witty, clever, romantic, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, love and romance, social differences, prostitute, society, couple relations, fall in love, rich and poor, fighting the system, false accusation, beauty, rebellion ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance
Place: italy, venice, europe, cyprus, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 15K
Queen Margot (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 159 min.
Story: The night of August 24, 1572, is known as the Massacre of St. Bartholomew. In France a religious war is raging. In order to impose peace a forced wedding is arranged between Margot de Valois, sister of the immature Catholic King Charles IX, and the ...
Style: epic, bleak, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: politics, forbidden love, royal family, incest, political intrigue, intrigue, romance, murder, arranged marriage, crumbling marriage, love and romance, tragic hero ...
Time: middle ages, 16th century, renaissance
Place: france, europe, paris france, spain, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.6
 44K
Last Night (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story follows a married couple, apart for a night while the husband takes a business trip with a colleague to whom he's attracted. While he's resisting temptation, his wife encounters her past love.
Style: melancholic, emotional, romantic, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adultery, infidelity, cheating wife, temptation, lovers reunited, couple relations, love and romance, old love, trust, moral dilemma, marriage, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.3
 21K
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, serious, family saga
Plot: love and romance, estate, rich and poor, master and servant, family relations, social differences, love affair, countryside, arranged marriage, couple relations, society, mining ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1780s
Place: england, cornwall, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 23K
Amazing Grace (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The true story of William Wilberforce's courageous quest to end the British slave trade. Although meeting intense opposition, his minister, John Newton, urges him to see the cause through.
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: slavery, mentor, politics, friendship, debate, nightmare, injustice, civil rights, horse, dying, singer, axe ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, victorian, 1790s, 1780s ...
Place: england, london, france, europe, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sense and Sensibility (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. Two daughters are the titular opposites.
Style: romantic, classic literature, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love affair, romance, love triangle, rich and poor, inheritance, happy ending, love, jane austen, older man younger woman relationship, love and romance, eligible bachelor, social differences ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 18th century, 1800s, 1810s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
11%
 6.9
 7K
Onegin (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the opulent St. Petersburg of the Empire period, Eugene Onegin is a jaded but dashing aristocrat - a man often lacking in empathy, who suffers from restlessness, melancholy and, finally, regret. Through his best friend Lensky, Onegin is ...
Style: atmospheric, clever, realistic, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, fall in love, unfulfilled love, obsession, tragic love, unrequited love, soldier, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1820s, 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg, london, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Jefferson in Paris (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: His wife having recently died, Thomas Jefferson accepts the post of United States ambassador to pre-revolutionary France, though he finds it difficult to adjust to life in a country where the aristocracy subjugates an increasingly restless ...
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, dramatic, cerebral ...
Plot: friendship, slavery, ambassador, revolution, politics, romance, opposites attract, clergy, interracial relations, state affairs, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 19th century
Place: france, versailles, europe, paris france, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Beloved Sisters (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A love triangle forms between post-Enlightenment writer Friedrich Schiller and two sisters -- one who became his wife, and the other, his biographer.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, touching, gloomy
Plot: love triangle, aristocrat, fall in love, romance, love affair, family life, family relations, love and romance, sister sister relationship, wedding, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1790s
Place: germany, switzerland, swiss alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Princess of Montpensier (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Set in the high courts of 16th Century France, where the wars of religion between Catholics and Protestants are raging. Marie de Mézières, a beautiful young aristocrat, is in love with Henri de Guise, but her hand in marriage is promised to the ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, stylized, touching ...
Plot: forbidden love, love affair, royal court, aristocracy, princess, love, mask, passion, royal family, heir heiress, society, arranged marriage ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%