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Lady Oscar (1979)
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Lady Oscar (1979)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Oscar François de Jarjayes was born female, but her father insisted she be raised as a boy as he had no sons. She becomes the captain of the guards at Versailles under King Louis XVI and Marie Antonette. Her privileged, noble life comes under fire as she discovers the hard life of the poor people of France. She is caught up in the French Revolution, and must choose between her loyalty and love.
Plot: con artists, revolution, female nudity, mistress, sword fight, lie, poverty, adultery, peasant, beggar, duel, female fighter, royal court, nanny, grief, childhood friend, gender roles, husband wife relationship, loss of wife, woman dressed as man, death in childbirth, secret door, harpsichord, woman in uniform
Time: 1770s
Place: versailles

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, stylized and captivating films with plots about romance, female nudity, love and romance, adultery, husband wife relationship, mistress and couples mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like Lady Oscar: Marie Antoinette (2006), Farewell, My Queen (2012), The Twilight Samurai (2002), The Black Book (2018), The Affair of the Necklace (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: realistic, factual, colourful, melancholic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: queen, historical character, french history, royal family, princess, royal court, french revolution, french, palaces castles and temples, state affairs, siblings relations, politics ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: france, versailles, paris france, vienna, austria ...
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100%
Farewell, My Queen (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A look at the relationship between Marie Antoinette and one of her readers during the final days of the French Revolution.
Style: stylized, realistic, serious
Plot: royal court, royal family, master and servant, revolution, french revolution, state affairs, power relations, society, life is a bitch, palaces castles and temples, downfall, king ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1780s
Place: versailles, europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Twilight Samurai (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Seibei Iguchi leads a difficult life as a low ranking samurai at the turn of the nineteenth century. A widower with a meager income, Seibei struggles to take care of his two daughters and senile mother. New prospects seem to open up when the ...
Style: tense, emotional, realistic, atmospheric, sentimental ...
Plot: samurai, sword fight, poverty, duel, friendship, social differences, struggle, love and romance, selflessness, pride and honor, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Versailles: The Dream of a King (2008)
Genre: Documentary, Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Docudrama about the life of Louis XIV nicknamed "the Sun King", the King of France who ran a glamorous court, expanded the borders of France, loved women and parties and built an incredible palace for himself - the Versailles.
Plot: french history, womanizer, king, construction, palace, affair, king of france, reenactment, royal court
Place: versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Black Book (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Portugal, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The story of the adventures, in the twilight of the eighteenth century, of a singular couple formed by a little orphan with mysterious origins and his young Italian nurse of a similarly uncertain birth. They lead us in their wake, from Rome to ...
Plot: napoleon bonaparte, orphan, grave, sea, duel, cemetery, blood, horse, candle, actress playing multiple roles, female nudity, male nudity ...
Time: 18th century
Place: versailles, venice, lisbon portugal, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Affair of the Necklace (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In pre-Revolutionary France, a young aristocratic woman left penniless by the political unrest in the country, must avenge her family's fall from grace by scheming to steal a priceless necklace.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, stylized, epic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, conspiracy, intrigue, romance, love and romance, couple relations, state affairs, royal family, couples, revenge, dishonesty, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: france, europe, versailles, paris france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Emperor and the Assassin (1998)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: China, Japan, France
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In pre-unified China, the King of Qin sends his concubine to a rival kingdom to produce an assassin for a political plot, but as the king's cruelty mounts she finds her loyalty faltering.
Style: epic, serious, realistic, captivating, visually appealing ...
Plot: assassination, emperor, mistress, kingdom, betrayal, assassin, blind ambition, rise to the top, state affairs, dishonesty, deadly, love triangle ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia, ancient china, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The King's Whore (1990)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy, Austria
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Set in the 17th-century, an Italian nobleman weds an impoverished countess, who is wooed by the King of Piedmont and faces pressure from his entire court to succumb to his wishes.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: love triangle, fatal attraction, romance, politics, prostitute, obsession, vengeance, society, royal family, dishonesty, couples, unfulfillment ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century, middle ages, 1600s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Jefferson in Paris (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: His wife having recently died, Thomas Jefferson accepts the post of United States ambassador to pre-revolutionary France, though he finds it difficult to adjust to life in a country where the aristocracy subjugates an increasingly restless ...
Style: contemplative, realistic, serious, stylized, visually appealing ...
Plot: interracial relations, friendship, slavery, ambassador, interracial romance, revolution, politics, romance, pregnancy, manners, political unrest, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, georgian era, 19th century
Place: paris france, france, versailles, europe, england ...
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34%
A Frozen Flower (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A historical drama set in the Koryo dynasty and focused on the relationship between a king and his bodyguard. Under the dominance of Yuan Dynasty China, the king of Goryeo Dynasty Korea is pressured to produce a successor to the throne. Unable to ...
Style: sexual, touching, atmospheric, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, gays and lesbians, adultery, royal court, love affair, love and romance, politics, royal family, unrequited love, intrigue, political unrest, political intrigue ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century, 14th century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Model Shop (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: While trying to raise money to prevent his car from being repossessed, George is attracted to Lola, a Frenchwoman who works in a "model shop" (an establishment which rents out beautiful pin-up models to photographers). George spends his ...
Plot: infidelity, model, architect, bungalow, man smoking, musician, adultery, extramarital affair, swimming pool, unemployment, frustration, actress ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Bay of Angels (1963)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Monaco
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A compulsive gambler falls in love with a bank clerk (Claude Mann) on holiday in Nice. At first, the two lovers simply use each other as good luck charms; but what happens to love when luck runs out?
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, stylized, psychological ...
Plot: gambling, casino, bank, roulette, gambler, passion, elderly, couples, dishonesty, addiction, lovers reunited, new wave ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: southern france, europe, france, cote d'azur, monte carlo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
 20K
A Little Chaos (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 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: captivating, stylized, serious, light, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: royal court, gardener, extramarital affair, jealousy, female protagonist, infidelity, aristocracy, unlikely partners, intrigue, fall in love, adultery, garden ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century, 1930s, 70s, 1920s ...
Place: france, versailles, paris france, europe, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Woman in Red (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A gripping 18th century drama details the scandalous life of Lady Seymour Worsley, who dared to leave her husband and elope with his best friend, Captain George Bisset. Lady Seymour Worsley escapes her troubled marriage only to find herself at the ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspense, exciting
Plot: aristocracy, voyeurism, elopement, love triangle, troubled marriage, husband wife relationship, illegitimate child, scandal, adultery, extramarital affair, husband wife estrangement, jury ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Lyubov Yarovaya (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This film is set in the time of the Russian Civil War, after the October revolution of 1917. The communist forces are losing a battle over town. They must blow up the strategic bridge, but the explosion is prevented by one anticommunist man, who is ...
Plot: revenge, love, politics, revolution, double agent, spy, husband wife relationship
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Letters of a Portuguese Nun (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: An actress is about to play the part of Mariana Alcoforado, a young nun from the convent of Beja who was writing five letters to her French lover, the officer De Chamilly. The actress, being the perfect embodiment of Mariana, will drive us to a ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: convent, romance, love affair, love and romance, religions or cults, nudity (full frontal - brief), film within a film, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, sexual content, society, forbidden love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Anna and the King (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The story of the romance between the King of Siam (now Thailand) and the widowed British school teacher Anna Leonowens during the 1860s. Anna teaches the children and becomes romanced by the King. She convinces him that a man can be loved by just ...
Style: serious, captivating, romantic, stylized, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: royal family, interracial relations, love and romance, fall in love, social differences, opposites attract, culture clash, palace, forbidden love, politics, royal court, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: thailand, asia, burma, southeast asia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The King's Daughters (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Late 17th Century: Anne de Grandcamp and Lucie de Fontenelle, two little girls from Normandy, arrive at the Saint-Cyr school founded by Madame de Maintenon for educating the daughters of impoverished nobles ruined in wars and making them into free ...
Style: captivating, sincere, touching, epic, serious ...
Plot: nobility, boarding school, women's rights, french, mistress, hysteria, human spirit, idealism, youth, society, teaching the ways of the world, obsessive quest ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Mayerling (1968)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria (Omar Sharif) clashes with his father, Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria (James Mason), over implementing progressive policies for their country. Ava Gardner plays his mother Empress Elisabeth. Rudolf soon feels he is ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: tragic love, forbidden love, revolution, politics, infidelity, royal family, romance, rebelliousness, society, state affairs, fall in love, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: austria, england, italy, europe, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 115
A Love Story (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 117 min.
Story: What if you met the woman you wanted to make your wife after you married someone else? Ian Montes is a picture of success. Despite being a son of a shipping tycoon, Ian refused to just ride in his father's empire. He built his own real estate ...
Plot: extramarital affair, mistress, real estate, infidelity, adultery, water skiing, doctors, doctor, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, airplane stewardess, business trip ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Raise the Red Lantern (1991)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: China in the 1920s. After her father's death, 19 year old Songlian is forced to marry the much older lord of a powerful family. With three wives already, each living in a separate house within the great castle, there is fierce competition for ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, stylized, intense ...
Plot: mistress, feminism, jealousy, intrigue, romantic rivalry, insanity, wealth, tragic event, dignity, love triangle, arranged marriage, young woman ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Lola (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lola, is a 1961 film, the debut film directed by Jacques Demy as a tribute to director Max Ophüls and is described by Demy as a "musical without music". Anouk Aimée starred in the title role. The film was restored and re-released by ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, touching, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cabaret, love triangle, single mother, seaport, family relations, true love, introspection, gender, lovers reunited, human nature, young lovers, haunted by the past ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france, marseille, chicago illinois, amsterdam ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Snowy Love Fall in Spring (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Based on the first novel, Spring Snow, of Mishima Yukio's Sea of Fertility tetralogy, it follows the troubled and illicit affair between two youngsters amongst the aristocracy and rich of early twentieth century Japan.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: tragic love, aristocracy, young love, adultery, blackmail, pregnancy, literature, love
Time: 1910s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Marketa Lazarov? (1967)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Mikolás and his brother Adam rob travelers for their tyrannical father Kozlík. During one of their "jobs" they end up with a young German hostage whose father escapes to return news of the kidnapping and robbery to the King. Kozlik ...
Style: epic, serious, atmospheric, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: graphic violence, vengeance, kidnapping, rivalry, inadvertently, religions or cults, danger, woman in danger, rapist, romance, crimes, adventure ...
Time: middle ages
Place: czech republic, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Casanova, Last Love (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The 45-year-old Casanova is in exile in London, where he meets a 25-year-old woman who is unimpressed by his overtures ...
Plot: romance, threesome, dance scene, bathtub, kiss, flashback, defecation, dancing, taking a bath, harpsichord, suicide thoughts, bridge ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Sleepless Nights (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Egypt
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A strong controversial adult drama about troubles facing young married and non-married couples. The old friends are invited at Khaled's and Perry's daughter birthday. Moushira is married to Ali, Amr to Farah , and Sameh is having an affair ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, husband wife relationship, marriage, psychotherapy, arab, drinking contest, party, drugs, prostitute, sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.2
 17K
Tulip Fever (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An artist falls for a married young woman while he's commissioned to paint her portrait. The two invest in the risky tulip market in hopes to build a future together.
Style: touching, suspense, rough, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: cuckolded husband, painter, cuckold, love affair, doctor, promise, trust, portrait, female protagonist, adultery, money, deception ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: amsterdam, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.9
 5K
Golden Door (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story is set at the beginning of the 20th century in Sicily. Salvatore, a very poor farmer, and a widower, decides to emigrate to the US with all his family, including his old mother. Before they embark, they meet Lucy. She is supposed to be a ...
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, sincere, serious ...
Plot: immigrants, hopes, starting over, social relations, society, tradition, superstition, quarantine, ship, emigration, family history, parent child relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, 19th century, 1890s ...
Place: sicily, usa, new york, italy, atlantic ocean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Erotic Diary of an Office Lady (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Asami Ogawa in his first leading role as an office worker with an extremely kinky private life. She not only has an affair with her boss and others in the company but also organizes women to her widower to father.
Style: erotic
Plot: escape, sake, arranged marriage, mistress, retirement, casual sex, office politics, rape, father daughter relationship, adultery, female nudity, drinking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Lady and the Highwayman (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in old England, Hugh Grant ("Four Weddings & a Funeral", "Notting Hill") plays a highwayman who steals from the rich and gives to the poor. But during one of his robberies, he falls in love with an aristocratic lady, Emma ...
Style: stylized, tense, exciting, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: forbidden love, escapades, adventure, romance, intrigue, royal court, couples, woman in danger, rivalry, heroes, royal family, fall in love ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%