Movies like The Duchess

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The Duchess (2008)
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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: sexy, dramatic, emotional, romantic, stylized, touching, sad, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, aristocracy, duchess, infidelity, adultery, high society, marriage, destiny, romance, duke, marital rape, marital infidelity, royalty, love and romance, love story, family problems, loveless marriage, family, mistress, first sexual experience, lovers, heir, estate, life philosophy ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 19th century, 1780s, victorian era, 50s, 1770s ...
Place: england, london, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, stylized and sexy films with plots about love and romance, betrayal, romance, women, marriage, culture clash and catastrophe 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), Marie Antoinette (2006), Pride & Prejudice (2005). 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, romantic, stylized, sexual, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: royal court, love triangle, royal family, king, queen, intrigue, siblings relations, marriage, seduction, betrayal, aristocracy, medieval ...
Time: 16th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, rome italy, london, france, europe
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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: realistic, stylized, sexy, atmospheric, factual ...
Audience: date night, pre-teens
Plot: love affair, love triangle, royal family, aristocracy, queen, adultery, king, royal court, tragic love, infidelity, politics, coup d'etat ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s, georgian era, victorian era, year 1968 ...
Place: denmark, europe, england, copenhagen, berlin germany ...
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The Young Victoria (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 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: touching, romantic, dramatic, factual, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: royal family, queen victoria, aristocracy, royal court, royalty, queen, queen of england, marriage, love and romance, arranged marriage, politics, destiny ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1820s, 1840s, 1830s ...
Place: london, england, buckingham palace, europe, belgium
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85%
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: factual, colourful, melancholic, realistic, visually appealing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: historical character, queen, french revolution, royal court, royal family, french history, princess, aristocracy, french, female protagonist, fashion, art ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, georgian era, victorian era, 1770s
Place: france, versailles, paris france, europe, tokyo ...
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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, dramatic, captivating, witty, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens, family outing
Plot: love, romance, prejudice, happy ending, opposites attract, aristocracy, fall in love, initially antagonists, unlikely couple, wooing, social differences, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1790s, 18th century, georgian era ...
Place: england, britain, united kingdom, london, europe
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A Little Chaos (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 117 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: light, romantic, melancholic, colourful, compassionate ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: royal court, gardener, aristocracy, female protagonist, garden, jealousy, love story, extramarital affair, adultery, infidelity, unlikely partners, intrigue ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century, victorian era, 1930s, 70s ...
Place: france, versailles, paris france, england, new orleans ...
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88%
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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, colourful, surreal, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, high society, infidelity, aristocracy, imperial russia, romance, suicide, love triangle, depression, tragic love, marriage, adultery ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1930s, 50s, 18th century ...
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, europe, moscow russia
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67%
The Painted Veil (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A British medical doctor fights a cholera outbreak in a small Chinese village, while also being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.
Style: touching, emotional, scenic, captivating, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, loveless marriage, couple relations, cheating wife, love and romance, adultery, marriage, couples, epidemic, cholera, doctor, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 50s
Place: china, london, england, shanghai, asia
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100%
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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: stylized, sentimental, bad ending, captivating, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: obsession, high society, love triangle, millionaire, loneliness, love and romance, destructive relationship, social differences, forbidden love, american dream, love story, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, midwest, long island
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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: sexy, sincere, romantic, touching, fairy tale ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: corporal punishment, conspiracy, romance, politics, royal family, beautiful scenery, renaissance, political intrigue, female nudity, royalty, british monarchy, political unrest ...
Time: 16th century, 19th century, 18th century, 1930s, middle ages
Place: london, england, europe, rome italy
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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: captivating, emotional, inspirational, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: slavery, interracial relations, racism, aristocracy, love and romance, social differences, society, white male black female relationship, high society, forbidden love, victorian england, estate ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, georgian era, victorian era, 1780s
Place: england, london, europe, caribbean, africa ...
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67%
Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Dangerous Liaisons is the film based on the novel of the same name by Choderlos de Laclos set in 18th century France. Marquise de Merteuil’s asks her ex-lover Vicomte de Valmont to seduce the future wife of another ex-lover of hers in return for ...
Style: sexy, suspense, sexual, tense, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexuality, aristocracy, sexual relations, seduction, female nudity, sex, adultery, emotional abuse, casanova, love, love letter, rape ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, victorian era
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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, sweet, factual ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: writer's life, love, love and romance, unfulfilled love, prejudice, family, romance, writers, beautiful scenery, women, social differences, society ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, victorian era, 50s, future ...
Place: england, ireland, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, colourful, factual, breathtaking, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: queen, queen elizabeth i, british history, throne, royal family, women, tudors, renaissance, catholicism, politics, head of state, political intrigue ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 1920s, 1930s, 19th century ...
Place: england, scotland, spain, london, europe ...
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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, sincere, feel good, dramatic, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, happy ending, love, love affair, rich and poor, love triangle, older man younger woman relationship, eligible bachelor, love story, fall in love, rich man poor woman, cousin cousin relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, victorian era, 1810s, georgian era
Place: england, london, europe
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50%
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, thought provoking, sexy ...
Plot: high society, love triangle, countess, forbidden love, aristocracy, love and romance, destiny, infidelity, marriage, romance, lovers, love ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, victorian era, 1870s, 1890s
Place: new york, philadelphia, usa, paris france, boston ...
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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: epic, factual, realistic, stylized, political ...
Plot: queen, queen elizabeth i, british history, historical character, royal court, royal family, british royal family, politics, head of state, throne, political intrigue, rise to the top ...
Time: 16th century, victorian era, middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, scotland, london, spain, europe ...
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Colette (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Hungary
Duration: 111 min.
Story: French novelist, Colette, overcomes an abusive marriage to emerge as a leading writer in her country and a candidate for the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Style: captivating, inspirational, intellectual, lyrical, social ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian relationship, female protagonist, novelist, bisexuality, female writer, writers, lesbian, infidelity, lesbian sex, woman, open marriage, nobel prize ...
Time: 19th century, year 1900, victorian era, 1890s, 20th century
Place: paris france, algeria, louisiana, france, marseille
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Parade's End (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Belgium, USA
Duration: 287 min.
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Story: In the years before the First World War, three Britons are drawn into fraught and ultimately tragic relations: Anglican Christopher Tietjens, second son of the lord of the manor of Groby, Yorkshire, who is a disconsolate, Tory statistician in ...
Style: serious, realistic, clever, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war one, crumbling marriage, love triangle, adultery, high society, romance, loveless marriage, lovers, couple relations, love and romance, conservative, marriage ...
Time: 1910s, edwardian era, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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100%
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: romantic, sexual, witty, sexy, clever ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, courtesan, beauty, prostitute, love and romance, fall in love, rich and poor, medieval, social differences, couple relations, prostitution, society ...
Time: 16th century
Place: venice, italy, poland, europe, turkey ...
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Mary Shelley (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Luxembourg, USA, Ireland, Australia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The love affair between poet Percy Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin resulted in the creation of an immortal novel, “Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus.”
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, touching
Plot: poet, literature, forbidden love, young lovers, relationship problems, female writer, love and romance, frustration, renegade, tragedy, social misfits, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: london, scotland, switzerland
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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, romantic, emotional, gothic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, obsession, social differences, revenge, love triangle, master and servant, family disapproval, orphan, betrayal, haunted by the past, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, georgian era, 70s
Place: england, europe
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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: sexy, melancholic, stylized, captivating, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, obsession, royal family, infidelity, intrigue, love and romance, politics, tragic hero, dishonesty, state affairs, rivalry, society ...
Time: 1920s, middle ages, 15th century, 16th century, 18th century
Place: spain, brazil, argentina, italy, england ...
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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, love, romance, art critic, unfulfillment, self discovery, couples, fall in love, love and romance, crumbling marriage, lesbian, age difference ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
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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: romantic, emotional, realistic, touching, serious ...
Plot: love triangle, writers, sisters, family relations, fall in love, family life, love affair, romance, male nudity, novelist, love and romance, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1790s
Place: germany, swiss alps, switzerland
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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: romantic, erotic, enigmatic, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, world war two, obsessive love, jealousy, love, obsession, romance, adultery, private detective, betrayal, love affair, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 1940s, 19th century, 1930s, 20th century, year 1946
Place: london, england, europe
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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, stylized, emotional, captivating, touching ...
Plot: forbidden love, jealous husband, love affair, aristocracy, royal court, french history, princess, society, heir, forced marriage, royal family, love ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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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: emotional, sexy, realistic, serious, intense ...
Plot: painter, artist, womanizer, love triangle, art, older man younger woman relationship, infidelity, character study, physical abuse, mistress, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 50s, 20th century
Place: poland, paris france, las vegas, new jersey, europe ...
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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: sincere, touching, emotional, serious, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, love triangle, infidelity, love affair, lifestyle, couple relations, fall in love, unfulfilled love, family relations, couples, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 1910s, edwardian era, 20th century, pre world war one, year 1915 ...
Place: cornwall, england, london
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The Golden Bowl (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An intricately plotted tale of thwarted love and betrayal, "The Golden Bowl" tells the story of an extravagantly rich American widower and his sheltered daughter, both of whom marry only to discover that their respective mates, a beautiful ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspense, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, adultery, love affair, deception, marriage for money, greed, romance, dishonesty, society, family problems, couples ...
Time: edwardian era, victorian era, 19th century, 20th century
Place: italy, england, london, rome italy, san francisco ...
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