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The Forsyte Saga (2002)
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The Forsyte Saga (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 276 min.
TV show
Story: In 2002, the first two books and the first interlude of John Galsworthy's trilogy The Forsyte Saga were adapted by Granada Television for the ITV network. Additional funding for this production was provided by American PBS station WGBH, the 1967 BBC version having been a success on PBS in the early 1970s.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, stylized, saga, family saga
Plot: high society, family relations, love affair, society, love and romance, couple relations, forbidden love, wealthy family, period piece, rich and poor, adultery, parents and children, unfulfilled love, victorian england, siblings relations, power relations, dysfunctional family, bohemian life, social differences, romance, architect, couples, infidelity, eccentric family, upscale ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1920s, 20th century, victorian, 20s, edwardian era ...
Place: england, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, stylized and touching films and TV series with plots about love and romance, couples, society, couple relations, romance, social differences and family relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Action genres. Some movies like The Forsyte Saga: The Thorn Birds (1983), Downton Abbey (2010), The Way We Live Now (2001), The Age of Innocence (1993), Brideshead Revisited (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Thorn Birds (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 477 min.
TV show
Story: This mini series covers 60 years in the lives of the Cleary family, brought from New Zealand to Australia to run their aunt Mary Carson's ranch. The story centers on their daughter, Meggie, and her love for the family's priest, Father ...
Style: sentimental, touching, family saga, emotional, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, couple relations, catholic priest, clergy, destiny, older man younger woman relationship, hopes, love and romance, priest, catholic church, romance ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 30s, 1920s, 60s ...
Place: australia, vatican
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The Forsyte Saga (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation from John Galsworthy's novels.
Style: family saga, stylized, touching, epic, serious ...
Plot: love and romance, love affair, rich and poor, unfulfilled love, parents and children, romance, intrigue, unfulfillment, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, family problems, power relations ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 20th century
Place: england, london
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Downton Abbey (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: A chronicle of the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the post-Edwardian era—with great events in history having an effect on their lives and on the British social hierarchy.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized, tragicomedy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: aristocracy, estate, master and servant, countryside, manners, love and romance, traditional versus modern, butler, family relations, family life, aristocrat, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, 20s
Place: england, yorkshire, europe
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The Way We Live Now (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: The Way We Live Now is a 2001 four-part television adaptation of the Anthony Trollope novel The Way We Live Now. The serial was first broadcast on the BBC and was directed by David Yates, written by Andrew Davies and produced by Nigel ...
Style: serious, realistic, witty, biting, captivating ...
Plot: lifestyle, intrigue, society, rich and poor, rise to the top, fall in love, power relations, life is a bitch, prejudice, greed, social differences, ambition ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1800s
Place: europe, england, london
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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, captivating ...
Plot: high society, countess, infidelity, love triangle, love and romance, forbidden love, aristocracy, lawyer, romance, couple relations, life turned upside down, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 18th century, 1890s ...
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c., boston, paris france
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Brideshead Revisited (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 659 min.
TV show
Story: In this eleven parts British television serial, Charles Ryder's involvement with members of the aristocratic Marchmain/Flyte family is followed throughout the years between the two World Wars.
Style: emotional, clever, psychological, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: world war two, friendship, romance, aristocracy, family relations, mistress, catholicism, self discovery, couple relations, siblings relations, infidelity, love triangle ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 1920s, 40s, 30s ...
Place: oxford university, venice, england
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Jane Eyre (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 230 min.
TV show
Story: In this version of Charlotte Brontë's novel, Jane Eyre (Georgie Henley), a poor relation in the household of her aunt, Mrs. Reed (Tara FitzGerald) is despatched into the care of the callous Mr Brocklehurst at his school at Lowood. As a young ...
Style: touching, gothic, atmospheric, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, love affair, rich and poor, unlikely couple, fall in love, estate, love and romance, looking for love, social differences, romance, family secret, love story ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1930s, 18th century
Place: england, europe, britain, london
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100%
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Parade's End (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Belgium, USA
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
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, high society, romance, love triangle, loveless marriage, crumbling marriage, adultery, unfaithful wife, couple relations, lovers, countryside, love and romance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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100%
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Pride and Prejudice (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 327 min.
TV show
Story: Jane Austen's classic novel about the prejudice that occurred between the 19th century classes and the pride which would keep lovers apart.
Style: romantic, stylized, witty, clever, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: jane austen, opposites attract, love and romance, romance, aristocracy, fall in love, couple relations, prejudice, looking for love, british, countryside, unlikely couple ...
Time: victorian, 18th century, victorian era, 19th century, 1810s
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Upstairs Downstairs (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 1936, the show takes viewers, old and new, back to the lavish world of Belgravia, London. A new set of occupants reside at 165 Eaton Place and viewers see how external and internal influences of the tumultuous pre-war period shape and mould ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, stylized
Plot: master and servant, high society, butler, millionaire, family values, marriage, lifestyle, family relations, racial issues, housewife, couples, rich and poor ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Inheritance (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At the lush Evenswood estate in Concord, Massachusetts, Edith Adelon, a beautiful orphan, lives as the paid companion to the daughter of the wealthy Hamilton family, although they regard her as one of their own. Years ago, Henry Hamilton saved Edith ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: rich and poor, looking for love, social differences, opposites attract, feminism, love triangle, love affair, infidelity, strong female presence, family relations, couples, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, victorian era
Place: massachusetts, usa
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100%
Wuthering Heights (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 142 min.
TV show
Story: Foundling Heathcliff is raised by the wealthy Earnshaws in Yorkshire but in later life launches a vendetta against the family.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, gothic, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: obsession, love affair, unfulfilled love, forbidden love, estate, social differences, love triangle, family relations, destructive relationship, society, punishment, revenge ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Vanity Fair (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: This faithful BBC adaptation once again brings William Makepeace Thackeray's classic satirical novel to the screen. Becky Sharp (Natasha Little) is a beautiful, clever and poor girl determined to earn a higher place in society at any cost. The ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, stylized, sincere ...
Plot: manipulation, satire, orphan, power relations, life turned upside down, couple relations, social differences, rich and poor, strong female presence, high society, couples, social climbing ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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North & South (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 235 min.
TV show
Story: North & South is a British television drama serial, produced by the BBC and originally broadcast in four episodes on BBC One in November and December 2004. It follows the story of Margaret Hale, a young woman from southern England who has to ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couple relations, social differences, love and romance, initially antagonists, fall in love, unlikely couple, prejudice, rich and poor, young woman, romance, love affair, pride and honor ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era, 1850s
Place: england, london
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Scarlett (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Austria
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: The greatest love story ever told began with Gone with the Wind and continues in this sweeping epic sequel, as Scarlett, Rhett and a host of unforgettable characters go from tragedy to triumph in an action-packed saga of international scope
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, romance, parents and children, couples, couple relations, family relations, society, infidelity, fall in love, civil war, star crossed lovers, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: europe, ireland, london, england, atlanta ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Wuthering Heights (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Earnshaws are Yorkshire farmers during the early 19th Century. One day, Mr. Earnshaw returns from a trip to the city, bringing with him a ragged little boy called Heathcliff. Earnshaw's son, Hindley, resents the child, but Heathcliff ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, sentimental, gloomy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, family relations, orphan, vengeance, unfulfilled love, love triangle, love affair, social differences, tragic love, couple relations, infidelity, true love ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1920s, 70s
Place: england, yorkshire, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Jane Eyre (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: After living a miserable life with her aunt, orphaned Jane Eyre is sent to Lowood, a residential school for children of limited means. Jane takes the advice of her friend and over many years takes her studies seriously, eventually advertising for a ...
Style: serious, stylized, sentimental, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, estate, governess, orphan, rich and poor, fall in love, couple relations, dark hero, society, social differences, blind character, proposal ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Upstairs, Downstairs (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Upstairs, Downstairs is a British television drama series originally produced by London Weekend Television and revived by the BBC. It ran on ITV in 68 episodes divided into five series from 1971 to 1975. Set in a large townhouse in Edwardian, First ...
Style: realistic, touching, stylized, serious
Plot: maid, butler, wealth, high society, master and servant, lifestyle, rich and poor, couples, love and romance, society, family relations, power relations ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: england, london, europe
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100%
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The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 159 min.
TV show
Story: Based on a little known 1848 novel by Anne Bronte, Tara Fitzgerald stars as an enigmatic young woman who moves to 19th Century Yorkshire with a young son. Distancing herself from everyone in the village and their prying questions, she remains ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: romance, domestic violence, new beginning, troubled marriage, love and romance, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love triangle, fall in love, alcohol abuse, looking for love ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian
Place: yorkshire
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100%
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Persuasion (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Persuasion is the newest adaptation of the classic Jane Austen novel of the same name published in 1818. Anne falls deeply in love with handsome young naval officer Frederick Wentworth at the age of nineteen.
Style: romantic, sentimental, emotional, stylized, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: jane austen, love affair, love, rich and poor, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, navy, romance, love triangle, society, female protagonist ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, 18th century
Place: britain, england
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100%
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The Paradise (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An intoxicating love story set in England's first department store in the 1870s. The Paradise revolves around the lives of the people who live and work in the store, each bound in their own way by the power of the world they live in, and the ...
Style: captivating, stylized, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, workplace situations, fashion, high society, love affair, rise to the top, flirting, ambition, workplace, nouveau riche, ambitious, boss ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Monarch of the Glen (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Archie MacDonald, a young restaurateur is called back to his childhood home of Glenbogle where he is told he is the new Laird of Glenbogle.
Style: witty, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: country estate, friendship, love triangle, love and romance, fish out of water, social differences, uninhibited rivalry, parents and children, family relations, family problems, couples, working class ...
Time: 90s
Place: scottish highlands, scotland, europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Emma (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Emma Woodhouse seems to be perfectly content, a loving father whom she cares for, friends, and a home. But Emma has a terrible habit - matchmaking. She cannot resist finding suitors for her friends, most of all Harriet Smith. Emma is desperate for ...
Style: feel good, witty, touching, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: jane austen, aristocracy, looking for love, love and romance, fall in love, opposites attract, romance, friendship, love triangle, marriage, female protagonist, matchmaking ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era, 1800s, 18th century ...
Place: england, london
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100%
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The Crimson Petal and the White (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 274 min.
TV show
Story: Follow Sugar into the underbelly of Victorian London seething with vitality, sexuality, ambition and emotion.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, love affair, social climbing, rich and poor, mental illness, mistress, social differences, couple relations, couples, diary, power relations, high society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1880s
Place: england, london, europe
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27%
Sense & Sensibility (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: This is the acclaimed 2008 BBC adaptation of the famous Jane Austen novel. While it originally aired as a 3-part miniseries, this home video release includes a single uninterrupted version of the entire film.
Style: romanticism, sincere, sweet, witty, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: jane austen, sister sister relationship, english countryside, society, romance, wooing, love triangle, love and romance, rich and poor, rich man poor woman, love, unrequited love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Buccaneers (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 212 min.
TV show
Story: Four American girls go to England to find husbands.
Style: clever, stylized, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: high society, abortion, inheritance, love and romance, looking for love, proposal, couples, pianist, social climbing, romance, society, strong female presence ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Far from the Madding Crowd (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
Story: This powerful adaptation of Thomas Hardy's classic novel spins a story of passion and destruction set in the nineteenth century. The proud, flighty and bewitching Bathsheba Everdene finds herself entangled into the passions of three men and her ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: victorian england, couples, power relations, love affair, social differences, couple relations, dishonesty, society, romance, love and romance, rich and poor, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1800s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mansfield Park (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In Mansfield Park, poverty-stricken Fanny Price is sent away to live with her wealthy uncle and aunt at Mansfield Park. As she struggles to adapt to her new lifestyle she begins to attract the attentions of suitors, learning about the sexual ...
Style: realistic, stylized, witty, romantic, suspense ...
Plot: jane austen, love triangle, family relations, estate, couple relations, couples, love and romance, society, fall in love, social differences, romance, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe, britain
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100%
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Jane Eyre (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Charlotte Bronte's classic novel is filmed yet again. The story of the Yorkshire orphan who becomes a governess to a young French girl and finds love with the brooding lord of the manor is given a standard romantic flare, but sparks do not seem ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, gothic, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: french, couples, fall in love, society, youth, estate, childhood, mystery, love and romance, master and servant, romance, rich and poor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Wives and Daughters (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 301 min.
TV show
Story: Elizabeth Gaskell's enchanting tale of romance, scandal, and intrigue in a gossipy English town comes to Masterpiece Theatre in a lavish four-part production of Wives and Daughters, adapted by celebrated screenwriter Andrew Davies.Davies, who ...
Style: uplifting, serious, clever, psychological, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, prejudice, love and romance, aristocrat, parents and children, parent child relationship, love triangle, fall in love, estate, gossip, secret marriage, marriage ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era, 1820s, 1830s
Place: england, europe, britain, london, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%