Movies like The End of the Affair

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The End of the Affair (1999)
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The End of the Affair
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 own jealousy and arranges to have her followed.
Style: clever, emotional, sexual, intellectual, serious, realistic, romantic, enigmatic, gloomy, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, infidelity, romance, adultery, love, strong sexual content, love story, nudity (topless - notable), relationships, wartime, betrayal, god, catholicism, beautiful scenery, adaptation, loneliness, love affair, literature, secrets, love triangle, dialogue, period piece, catastrophe, pornography, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 19th century, 1930s, 1940s
Place: england, london, europe
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, melancholic, talky and serious films with plots about dialogue, catastrophe, obsession, love and romance, mentor, couples and relationships mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like The End of the Affair: Onegin (1999), The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981), Wuthering Heights (1992), I Capture the Castle (2003), Dreaming of Joseph Lees (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Onegin
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, serious, realistic, romantic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1820s
Place: russia, london, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg
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The French Lieutenant's Woman
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 ...
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The Wings of the Dove
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Story: Kate is secretly betrothed to a struggling journalist, Merton Densher. But she knows her Aunt Maude will never approve of the match, since Kate's deceased mother has lost all her money in a marriage to a degenerate opium addict. When Kate meets ...
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Place: england, london, europe, italy
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Wuthering Heights
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, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
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Time: 19th century, 18th century
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I Capture the Castle
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A love story set in 1930s England that follows 17-year-old Cassandra Mortmain, and the fortunes of her eccentric family, struggling to survive in a decaying English castle. Based on Dodie Smith's 1948 novel with the same name.
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
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Dreaming of Joseph Lees
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Story: Set in rural England in the 1950s Eva (Samantha Morton) fantasises about her handsome, worldly cousin Joseph Lees (Rupert Graves), with whom she fell in love as a girl. However, stuck in a closed community she becomes the object of someone ...
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Style: clever, serious, realistic, stylized, biting ...
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Brideshead Revisited
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Closer
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Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A witty, romantic, and very dangerous love story about chance meetings, instant attractions, and casual betrayals. Two couples disintegrate when they begin destructive adulterous affairs with each other.
Style: sexy, melancholic, psychological, intellectual, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
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Place: london, england, europe, manhattan new york city
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Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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Guinevere
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Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young girl from an affluent family rebels and becomes involved with a much older photographer.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, clever, feel good ...
Plot: romance, photographer, coming of age, dysfunctional family, artist, young lovers, relationships, art, mentor, hospital, parents and children, women ...
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Place: san francisco, california, usa, ireland
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The Governess
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When the father of privileged Rosina da Silva violently dies, she decides to pass herself off as a gentile and finds employment with a family in faraway Scotland. Soon she and the family father, Charles, start a passionate secret affair.
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Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s
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M. Butterfly
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In 1960s China, French diplomat Rene Gallimard falls in love with an opera singer, Song Liling - but Song is not at all who Gallimard thinks.
Style: erotic, serious, enigmatic, realistic, stylized ...
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Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: china, asia, europe, france, tokyo ...
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Women in Love
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Close friends Rupert Birkin and Gerald Crich begin romances with siblings Ursula and Gudrun Brangwen. After the couples wed, they take a joint honeymoon to Switzerland, where things begin happily -- but they become increasingly complicated as the ...
Style: sexual, erotic, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: romance, sex, friendship, sisters, love, fall in love, wrestling, male nudity, relationships, marriage, crumbling marriage, human nature ...
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Dangerous Liaisons
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: sexual, sexy, clever, tense, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
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Country: UK, France
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Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
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Persuasion
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: sentimental, emotional, classic literature, romantic, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
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Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1810s
Place: england, britain
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Mrs Dalloway
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Style: talky, psychological, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: romance, british, friendship, haunted by the past, adaptation, book, gender, period piece, hopes, wartime, love and romance, dialogue ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 18th century, 19th century, 1920s ...
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When Night Is Falling
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A prudish woman, working on tenure as a literacy professor at a large urban university, finds herself strangely attracted to a free-spirited, liberal woman whom works at a local carnival which comes to town.
Style: erotic, sexual, serious, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, lesbian, gays and lesbians, college, love story, love, women, nudity (topless - notable), relationships, sex, couple relations, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 90s
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Valmont
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Set in Baroque France, a scheming widow and her lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman. The lover, Valmont, bets that he can seduce her, even though she is an honorable woman. If he wins, he can have his lover to do as ...
Style: stylized, clever, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: romance, betrayal, vengeance, manipulations, tragedy, manipulation, period piece, death, mind game, marriage, innocence lost, adaptation ...
Time: 18th century, 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Angels and Insects
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In Victorian England, wealthy patriarch Sir Harald Alabaster invites an impoverished biologist, William Adamson, into his home. There, William tries to continue his work, but is distracted by Alabaster's seductive daughter, Eugenia. William and ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, sincere, enigmatic ...
Plot: incest, male nudity, period piece, parents and children, secrets, fall in love, love and romance, romance, adaptation, obsession, beautiful scenery, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 18th century, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe
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Lady Chatterley's Lover
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, West Germany, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A film adaptation of D.H. Lawrence's novel. After a crippling injury leaves her husband impotent, Lady Chatterly is torn between her love for her husband and her physical desires. With her husband's consent, she seeks out other means of ...
Style: sexual, erotic, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: romance, betrayal, obsession, sex, adultery, infidelity, male nudity, master and servant, pornography, nudity (topless - notable), period piece, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 1910s
Place: england, europe, france, britain
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We Don't Live Here Anymore
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Married couple Jack and Terry Linden are experiencing a difficult period in their relationship. When Jack decides to step outside the marriage, he becomes involved with Edith, who happens to be the wife of his best friend and colleague, Hank Evans. ...
Style: realistic, clever, serious, gloomy, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, marriage, betrayal, friendship, cheating, drinking, relationships, writer's life, divorce, death, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, portland oregon, oregon
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