Movies and TV shows like Fingersmith

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Fingersmith (2005)
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Fingersmith (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 181 min.
TV show
Story: The lives of two young women collide in Victorian England when a trio of 'fingersmiths' (pick-pockets) concoct an elaborate scam to defraud a young heiress of her inheritance. The story alternates between the twisting back alleyways of Dickensian London and the cloistered gloom of a Gothic mansion in 1862. The story is an adaptation of Sarah Waters' Man Booker Prize nominated novel.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, disturbing
Plot: lesbian, lesbian love, lgbt, lesbian relationship, fall in love, cons and scams, marriage of convenience, thief, betrayal, deception, class differences, psychiatric ward, inheritance, dishonesty, power relations, gays and lesbians, manipulation, mistaken identity, victorian england, maid, abuse, love and romance, social differences, false accusation, crimes ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian
Place: london, england, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and stylized films and TV series with plots about love and romance, lesbian, society, lesbian relationship, romance, lgbt and lesbian kiss mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like Fingersmith: Tipping the Velvet (2002), Gentleman Jack (2019), Affinity (2008), I Can't Think Straight (2008), Our Mutual Friend (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Tipping the Velvet (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 177 min.
TV show
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Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s
Place: england, europe, london
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Gentleman Jack (2019)
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Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Halifax, West Yorkshire, England, 1832. Anne Lister attempts to revitalize her inherited home, Shibden Hall. Most notably for the time period, a part of her plan is to help the fate of her own family - by taking a wife.
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Country: UK, Romania, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
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Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: captivating, stylized, emotional, touching, serious ...
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Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
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Country: UK
Duration: 350 min.
TV show
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Style: serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK
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TV show
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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TV show
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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