Movies like The English Patient

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The English Patient (1996)
 7.4
 191K
The English Patient (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 1930s, Count Almásy is a Hungarian map maker employed by the Royal Geographical Society to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert along with several other prominent explorers. As World War II unfolds, Almásy enters into a world of love, betrayal, and politics.
Style: romantic, emotional, sentimental, erotic, sexy, captivating, epic, touching, scenic, heartbreaking ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: world war two, adultery, war, tragic love, love story, betrayal, beautiful scenery, love, life & death, stranded, desert, mysterious character, nurse, love and romance, german, wartime, patient, tragedy, destiny, multiple storylines, life philosophy, nurse patient relationship, power of love, loss of loved one, dying ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, 1930s, year 1944, 50s, 20th century, 40s
Place: sahara, italy, africa, egypt, cairo egypt, ottoman empire, europe ...

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Most similar movies to The English Patient

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, emotional, romantic and dramatic films with plots about love, beautiful scenery, love story, romance, love and romance, betrayal and death mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like The English Patient: Atonement (2007), The End of the Affair (1999), The Reader (2008), Legends of the Fall (1994), Suite Française (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
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Atonement (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: As a 13-year-old, fledgling writer Briony Tallis irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.
Style: touching, emotional, heartbreaking, sad, dramatic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: world war two, wartime, redemption, love and romance, tragic love, war, injustice, unfulfilled love, forbidden love, love story, love, false accusation ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 50s, victorian era, 20th century ...
Place: england, dunkirk, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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, sexy, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, infidelity, obsessive love, jealousy, love, obsession, romance, private detective, betrayal, love affair, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex scene ...
Time: 1940s, 19th century, 1930s, 20th century, year 1946
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 247K
The Reader (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of Michael Berg, a German lawyer who, as a teenager in the late 1950s, had an affair with an older woman, Hanna, who then disappeared only to resurface years later as one of the defendants in a war crimes trial stemming from her actions as ...
Style: melancholic, sexy, emotional, sexual, erotic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming of age, older woman younger man relationship, age difference, first love, forbidden love, nazi, older woman younger man sex, world war two, holocaust, secret, sex, unlikely couple ...
Time: year 1988, year 1958, year 1980, post world war two, year 1966 ...
Place: germany, israel, west berlin west germany, hamburg germany, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Legends of the Fall (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An epic tale of three brothers and their father living in the remote wilderness of 1900s USA and how their lives are affected by nature, history, war, and love.
Style: emotional, captivating, sincere, sentimental, scenic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: world war one, love triangle, beautiful scenery, romance, love, father son relationship, death, relationships, twists and turns, civil war, sibling relationship, friendship ...
Time: 1910s, edwardian era, 1920s, 20th century, 90s ...
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Suite Française (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, France, Canada, Belgium, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: France, 1940. In the first days of occupation, beautiful Lucile Angellier is trapped in a stifled existence with her controlling mother-in-law as they both await news of her husband: a prisoner of war. Parisian refugees start to pour into their ...
Style: captivating, emotional, realistic, romantic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, forbidden love, war, nazi occupation, fall in love, german officer, german soldier, wartime life, love and romance, nazi, nazi officer, adultery ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, 20th century, 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, england, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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, gothic, emotional, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, tragic love, forbidden love, social differences, revenge, master and servant, betrayal, haunted by the past, love and romance, class differences, family disapproval, orphan ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, georgian era, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 8K
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, romantic, sexy, realistic, breathtaking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, forbidden love, fall in love, marriage, tragic love, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, unrequited love, inheritance, obsession, relationships ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, victorian era, 18th century
Place: london, st. petersburg russia, russia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 334K
Pearl Harbor (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 183 min.
Story: The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with beautiful Naval nurse Evelyn Johnson. But the rivalry between the friends-turned-foes ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, epic, emotional, factual ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: world war two, war, love, love triangle, love and romance, airplane, military, fighter pilot, aviation, navy, aerial combats, u.s. air force ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 20th century, year 1942, year 1941 ...
Place: hawaii, pearl harbor, japan, asia, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Edge of Love (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The Edge of love is a love story of two feisty women and a brilliant, charismatic poet who love both women. One woman Vera Phillips who is his first love and whom he lost for ten year, while other one is his present wife Caitlin who is adventurous ...
Style: romantic, captivating, sincere, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love triangle, marriage, jealousy, rivalry, husband wife relationship, infidelity, pregnancy, world war two, intrigue, unfulfillment, love, writers ...
Time: 1940s, 18th century
Place: wales, europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 150K
Cold Mountain (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, Italy, Romania, UK
Duration: 154 min.
Story: In this classic story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier named W.P. Inman deserts his unit and travels across the South, aiming to return to his young wife, Ada, who he left behind ...
Style: romantic, epic, sincere, sexy, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: american civil war, tragic love, survival, civil war, love story, war, loss of family member, love, wartime, getting home, romance, slavery ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century, victorian era, 50s
Place: south carolina, north carolina, usa, ancient greece, appalachia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.4
 103K
Malena (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: On the day in 1940 that Italy enters the war, two things happen to the 12-year-old Renato: he gets his first bike, and he gets his first look at Malèna. She is a beautiful, silent outsider who's moved to this Sicilian town to be with her ...
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, melancholic, serious ...
Plot: wartime, hot and sexy, women, older woman younger man relationship, coming of age, world war two, longing, small town, older woman younger man, jealousy, life is a bitch, young heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, southern italy, sicily, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Very Long Engagement (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: France, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: In 1919, Mathilde was 19 years old. Two years earlier, her fiancé Manech left for the front at the Somme. Like millions of others he was "killed on the field of battle." It's written in black and white on the official notice. But ...
Style: romantic, touching, atmospheric, epic, sexy ...
Plot: world war one, war, love, love story, love and romance, wartime, private detective, investigation, obsession, life & death, sacrifice, destiny ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20th century, year 1917, year 1919
Place: paris france, france, europe, brittany, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.8
 14K
The Exception (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A German soldier tries to determine if the Dutch resistance has planted a spy to infiltrate the home of Kaiser Wilhelm in Holland during the onset of World War II, but falls for a young Jewish Dutch woman during his investigation.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: german soldier, espionage, nazi officer, world war two, nazi occupation, gestapo, spy, nazi germany, german army, nazi, romance, third reich ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, 1920s, year 1934
Place: germany, netherlands, poland, berlin germany, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Successful surgeon Tomas leaves Prague for an operation, meets a young photographer named Tereza, and brings her back with him. Tereza is surprised to learn that Tomas is already having an affair with the bohemian Sabina, but when the Soviet ...
Style: sexy, erotic, philosophical, art house, romantic ...
Plot: sex, love, female nudity, infidelity, love triangle, waitress, voyeurism, adultery, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual promiscuity, menage a trois, romance ...
Time: 60s, year 1968, 20th century
Place: central europe, czechoslovakia, geneva switzerland, california, ussr ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 77K
Doctor Zhivago (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 197 min.
Story: Doctor Zhivago is the filmed adapation of the Russian novel by Boris Pasternak from director David Lean that was an international success and today deemed a classic. Omar Sharif and Julie Christie play two protagonists who in fact love each other ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, emotional, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: world war one, communism, love triangle, deportation, revolution, war, rape, train, poet, wartime, betrayal, love ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1940s, 1910s, 1930s ...
Place: russia, ussr, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.0
 17K
Dying Young (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After she discovers that her boyfriend has betrayed her, Hilary O'Neil is looking for a new start and a new job. She begins to work as a private nurse for a young man suffering from blood cancer. Slowly, they fall in love, but they always know ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, sad, touching, inspirational ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, love story, cancer, life & death, doctors, leukemia, beautiful scenery, parents and children, human nature, social differences, unfulfillment, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 42K
Lust, Caution (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Taiwan, USA, Hong Kong, China
Duration: 157 min.
Story: During World War II a secret agent must seduce, then assassinate an official who works for the Japanese puppet government in Shanghai. Her mission becomes clouded when she finds herself falling in love with the man she is assigned to kill.
Style: sexual, sexy, erotic, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: world war two, forbidden love, sex scene, strong sexual content, erotica, lust, extramarital affair, espionage, seduction, rape, adultery, spy ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: asia, hong kong, japan, shanghai, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The White Countess (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Germany, China, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The last movie from the team of Ismail Merchant, James Ivory, and Kazuo Ishiguro. Set in 1930s Shanghai, "The White Countess" is both Sofia (Natasha Richardson), a fallen member of the Russian aristocracy, and a nightclub created by a ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, emotional, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: blindness, love story, world war two, romance, russian, friendship, couples, unlikely couple, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, politics ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1937, pre world war two, year 1936
Place: china, russia, asia, shanghai, macau ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7.5
 15K
Sunshine (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Germany, Austria, Canada, Hungary, France, UK, USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: The film follows a Jewish family living in Hungary through three generations, rising from humble beginnings to positions of wealth and power in the crumbling Austro-Hungarian Empire. The patriarch becomes a prominent judge but is torn when his ...
Style: erotic, sexy, emotional, dramatic, political ...
Plot: holocaust, jewish, anti semitism, world war two, nazi, sex scene, society, political unrest, family life, siblings relations, politics, public humiliation ...
Time: 19th century, 1940s, 20th century, 90s, 50s ...
Place: hungary, eastern europe, israel, serbia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 28K
Beyond Borders (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Beyond Borders is an epic tale of the turbulent romance between two star-crossed lovers set against the backdrop of the world's most dangerous hot spots. Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie stars as Sarah Jordan, an American living in London in ...
Style: touching, emotional, thought provoking, romantic, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: charity, un, war, romance, abroad, love, corruption, survival, brutality, starvation, surgery, life philosophy ...
Time: 80s, 90s, year 1995, year 1993, year 1984 ...
Place: africa, london, cambodia, england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.8
 573K
The Notebook (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An epic love story centered around an older man who reads aloud to a woman with Alzheimer's. From a faded notebook, the old man's words bring to life the story about a couple who is separated by World War II, and is then passionately ...
Style: touching, romantic, emotional, sentimental, motivational ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, love story, love and romance, love, true love, power of love, youth, rich woman poor man, fall in love, young lovers, love of one's life, love affair ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, post world war two, 20th century, 90s
Place: south carolina, north carolina, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
 7.6
 4K
Zelary (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A nurse and her surgeon-lover are part of a resistance movement in 1940s Czechoslovakia. When they are discovered, her lover flees and she must find a place to hide. A patient whose life she saved, a man from a remote mountain village where time ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, sincere, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: world war two, redemption, small town, romance, marriage, betrayal, self discovery, life is a bitch, couple relations, resistance, society, hopes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, czechoslovakia, central europe, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Head in the Clouds (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A romantic drama set in 1930's England, Paris, and Spain. Gilda Bessé shares her Paris apartment with an Irish schoolteacher, Guy Malyon, and Mia, a refugee from Spain. As the world drifts toward war, Gilda defiantly pursues her hedonistic ...
Style: sexy, romantic, sentimental, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: world war two, lesbian, orgy, love triangle, spanish civil war, bisexual woman, romance, lesbianism, sexual relations, group sex, war, betrayal ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 1940s, year 1944, year 1938 ...
Place: paris france, germany, spain, france, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
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The Land Girls (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: During World War II, the organisation "The Women's Land Army" recruited women to work on British farms while the men were off to war. Three such "land girls" of different social backgrounds - quiet Stella, young hairdresser ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, sexy, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: world war two, countryside, friendship, love, working class, wartime life, war, romance, farm, nudity (full frontal - brief), wine, railway ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: england, english channel, united kingdom, europe, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.7
 19K
Damage (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The life of a respected British politician at the height of his career crumbles when he becomes obsessed with his son's lover.
Style: sexy, sexual, erotic, non-linear, melancholic ...
Plot: forbidden love, love affair, adultery, infidelity, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, obsession, passion, sexuality, fondling, incest, sensuality ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, paris france, brussels, palm springs california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.9
 5K
Swing Shift (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1941 America Kay and her husband are happy enough until he enlists after Pearl Harbor. Against his wishes, his wife takes a job at the local aircraft plant where she meets Hazel, the singer from across the way the two soon become firm friends and ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: world war two, love triangle, romance, friendship, wartime, adultery, courage, unlikely friendships, fascism, betrayal, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 1930s, year 1941, 20th century ...
Place: germany, poland, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Map of the Human Heart (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Australia, UK, Canada, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Fantastic improbabilities, happenstance and the undying bridge of love are part of this romantic fantasy about an Inuit who crosses years, oceans and the ravages of WWII to find his childhood love, a Metis girl, but finds that their cultures are the ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, sexy, poignant ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, romance, destiny, friendship, bittersweet, bomb, loneliness, runaway, hospital, native american, mentor, love ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 90s, year 1931, 60s ...
Place: canada, germany, england, london, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, scenic, emotional, captivating, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, loveless marriage, love and romance, couple relations, cheating wife, marriage, couples, adultery, cholera, extramarital affair, love, love story ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 50s
Place: china, shanghai, london, england, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Bridges of Madison County (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Photographer Robert Kincaid wanders into the life of housewife Francesca Johnson for four days in the 1960s.
Style: romantic, sad, feel good, heartbreaking, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: photographer, love affair, adultery, impossible love, housewife, love story, romance, love, relationships, middle aged, infidelity, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, year 1965, post world war two, 80s, year 1987 ...
Place: iowa, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Lovers on the Bridge (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Set against Paris' oldest bridge, the Pont Neuf, while it was closed for repairs, this film is a love story between two young vagrants: Alex, a would be circus performer addicted to alcohol and sedatives and Michele, a painter driven to a life ...
Style: romantic, art house, enigmatic, atmospheric, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: homeless, beggar, love, romance, love story, loneliness, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, blind character, painting, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe, tokyo, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%