Movies like Lorna Doone

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Lorna Doone (2000)
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Lorna Doone (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The year is 1675. England is threatened by religious and political rivalries. King Charles II's Catholic brother, James, is next in line for the throne, but many Protestants put their faith in Charles' illegitimate son, The Duke of Monmouth. On the king's death, conflict is inevitable... Over seven days journey from London, Exmoor is a primitive and lawless area. Here, farmer Jack Ridd lives with his wife Sarah, son John, and two daughters. The only shadow over their simple life is cast by the notorious outlaw family the Doones. The aristocratic Doones were banished from their ancestral lands and now live through looting, theft, and murder. Their brutality is legendary...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, captivating, stylized, epic, baroque
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: revenge, love, forbidden love, romance, love and romance, vengeance, political unrest, state affairs, uninhibited rivalry, politics, rivalry, countryside, historical event, star crossed lovers, ancient, age difference, colonialism, fall in love, couples, young lovers, social differences, society, criminal, soldier, judge ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, scotland, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, emotional and captivating films with plots about love and romance, romance, society, couples, fall in love, social differences and forbidden love mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like Lorna Doone: Tess (1979), Northanger Abbey (2007), The King's Whore (1990), Effie Gray (2014), Jane Eyre (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Tess (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 186 min.
Story: This multiple-Oscar-winning film by Roman Polanski is an exquisite, richly layered adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s Tess of the d’Urbervilles. A strong-willed peasant girl (Nastassja Kinski, in a gorgeous breakthrough) is sent by her father to the ...
Style: erotic, scenic, sexy, atmospheric, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: tragic love, rape, breast feeding, loneliness, peasant, destiny, tragedy, social injustice, pregnant from rape, beautiful scenery, assassination, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century, 1880s
Place: england, europe, brazil
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Northanger Abbey (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Ireland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young woman's penchant for sensational Gothic novels leads to misunderstandings in the matters of the heart.
Style: feel good, realistic, romantic, psychological, humorous ...
Plot: love and romance, estate, aristocracy, family relations, fall in love, society, romance, friendship, countryside, inheritance, love, summer ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 50s, victorian era
Place: england, europe
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The King's Whore (1990)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy, Austria
Duration: 115 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: sexy, serious, realistic, sincere, sexual ...
Plot: fatal attraction, obsessive love, royal family, sword fight, ancient, girl, love triangle, couples, war, society, romance, prostitute ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, middle ages
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100%
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Effie Gray (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A look at the mysterious relationship between Victorian art critic John Ruskin and his teenage bride Effie Gray.
Style: captivating, stylized, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, love, romance, art critic, unfulfillment, self discovery, couples, fall in love, love and romance, crumbling marriage, lesbian, age difference ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Jane Eyre (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After a bleak childhood, Jane Eyre goes out into the world to become a governess. As she lives happily in her new position at Thornfield Hall, she meet the dark, cold, and abrupt master of the house, Mr. Rochester. Jane and her employer grow close ...
Style: gothic, touching, atmospheric, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: love, forbidden love, social differences, fall in love, romance, love and romance, unlikely couple, young woman, older man younger woman relationship, estate, power of love, rich and poor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 70s, 1840s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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100%
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Scarlett (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Austria
Duration: 360 min.
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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, romantic, captivating, stylized, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, romance, parents and children, couples, couple relations, family relations, society, fall in love, infidelity, civil war, star crossed lovers, reconciliation ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1870s
Place: europe, ireland, london, england, georgia ...
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The Lady and the Highwayman (1988)
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, exciting, captivating, tense, light ...
Plot: forbidden love, aristocracy, escapades, romance, intrigue, adventure, rivalry, heroes, couples, woman in danger, fall in love, royal family ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, europe
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100%
The Romance of Astrea and Celadon (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In an enchanted forest, back in the time of the Druids, the shepherd Céladon and the shepherdess Astrée share a pure and chaste love. Fooled by a suitor, Astrée dismisses Céladon, who throws himself into a river out of despair. She thinks ...
Style: fairy tale, touching, atmospheric, captivating, serious ...
Plot: countryside, true love, curses spells and rituals, forbidden love, couples, young lovers, youth, nymph, tragic love, cons and scams, estrangement, romance ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 5th century
Place: france
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100%
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The Other Boleyn Girl (2003)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the controversial novel by Philippa Gregory, "The Other Boleyn Girl" is a fictionalised account of the life of Lady Mary Boleyn (Natascha McElhone) who becomes mistress to England's king, Henry VIII (Jared Harris), before ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized, sexy
Plot: renaissance, royal family, mistress, tudors, sister, infidelity, blind ambition, intrigue, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, royal court, rise to the top ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe, england
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Partition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada, South Africa, India, Pakistan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Determined to leave the ravages of war behind, 38 year old Gian Singh resigns from the British Indian Army to a quiet life. His world is soon thrown in turmoil, when he suddenly finds himself responsible for the life of a 17 year old girl, ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: interracial relations, love and romance, sikh, forbidden love, fall in love, couples, soldier, society, romance, political unrest, social relations, village ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: india, pakistan, middle east, asia
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61%
Under the Greenwood Tree (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in a rustic English village in the mid 19th century, Under The Greenwood Tree tells the story of a poor young man who falls for a middle-class schoolteacher and attempts to win her over.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, captivating, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: village life, social differences, forbidden love, wooing, love and romance, fall in love, unfulfilled love, looking for love, society, romance, couples, social relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 50s
Place: england
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59%
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The Classic (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Shy Ji-hae's friend is having problems expressing her feelings to the boy she loves, so she asks Ji-hae to write e-mails to him in her name. As the boy falls in love with her letters, Ji-hae discovers the story of her mother's romance ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, forbidden love, love triangle, social differences, youth, fall in love, society, love affair, young lovers, family relations, diary, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: south korea, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Lady Chatterley's Lover (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An early-20th-century tale of love across class boundaries which tells the legendary and romantic story of Lady Chatterley’s affair with her gamekeeper. Jed Mercurio’s adaptation of DH Lawrence’s classic.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, sexy, captivating ...
Plot: cheating on husband, love affair, social differences, infidelity, master and servant, society, obsession, sexual relations, romance, couples, fall in love, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1920s
Place: england, europe
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58%
Romeo and Juliet (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Director Franco Zeffirelli's beloved version of one of the most well-known love stories in the English language. Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet fall in love against the wishes of their feuding families. Driven by their passion, the young ...
Style: romantic, emotional, sweet, colourful, sexy ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, shakespeare, romance, young love, family feud, love and romance, love story, unfulfillment, fall in love, love, true love ...
Time: 1930s
Place: italy, paris france, england, new york, europe
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40%
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Nuts for Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: En 1975, unos meses antes del comienzo de la dictadura militar argentina, Alicia y Marcelo se conocen en un concierto de Sui Géneris. El amor surge inmediatamente entre ellos, pero el retorno del novio de Alicia provoca la separación. En 1982, en ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: lovers reunited, love affair, social differences, politics, romance, love and romance, state affairs, political unrest, unfulfilled love, destiny, couples, bittersweet ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Time And The Wind (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Brazil
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Based on the novel's trilogy of the same name, by Erico Verissimo, Time and the Wind follows 150 years of family Terra Cambará and their opponent Amaral family. The history of struggles between the two families begins in the missions and runs ...
Style: emotional, realistic, epic, captivating, serious ...
Plot: love triangle, love affair, war, wartime life, political unrest, rivalry, hopes, state affairs, true love, forbidden love, romance, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Belle du Seigneur (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Luxembourg, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: English-language adaptation of Albert Cohen's epic Swiss tale of a tortured love affair between a high-ranking Jewish official and the protestant wife of one of his employees.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious
Plot: tragic love, sexual content, cheating wife, love affair, romance, love triangle, infidelity, love and romance, forbidden love, society, social differences, state affairs ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)
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 ...
Style: emotional, romantic, scenic, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: adultery, love, tragedy, love affair, romance, lieutenant, social differences, infidelity, destructive relationship, society, love story, love triangle ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 18th century, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Little Dorrit (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 357 min.
Story: A drama based on the novel by Charles Dickens which tells the story of Arthur Clennam who is thrown into a debtor's prison. There he meets a young seamstress whose father has been imprisoned for twenty-five years. A film in originally released ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming of age, charles dickens, age difference, couples, family relations, love and romance, society, rise to the top, life is a bitch, master and servant, down on your luck, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, venice, london, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Wuthering Heights (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A poor boy of unknown origins is rescued from poverty and taken in by the Earnshaw family where he develops an intense relationship with his young foster sister, Cathy. Based on the classic novel by Emily Bronte.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, emotional, social ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: tragic love, forbidden love, family relations, true love, orphan, obsession, countryside, siblings relations, step siblings, society, social differences, rich and poor ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, northern england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Desire (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1945 Spain a young man with Nazi contacts fell in love with a left wing family woman.
Style: stylized, sentimental, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: nazism, dangerous attraction, love triangle, love affair, society, romance, political unrest, state affairs, love and romance, infidelity, betrayal, dishonesty ...
Time: 1930s
Place: spain, madrid, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Fools of Fortune (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A Protestant Irish family is caught up in a conflict between Irish Republicans and the British army.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: ira, murder, mentally unstable, state affairs, rebellion, life is a bitch, love and romance, romance, society, political unrest, vengeance, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Once Upon a Time in Rio (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Situated just above the awe-inspiring Ipanema beach in Rio is the Cantagalo slum. Every day, floods of Cantagalo residents make their way down the mountain, only to disappear into their surroundings as part of the invisible working-class that cleans ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: love, love and romance, romance, social differences, forbidden love, parents and children, life is a bitch, family relations, couples, fall in love, rich and poor, slum ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, rio de janeiro, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: sexy, atmospheric, reflective, clever, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: forbidden love, vengeance, murder, jealousy, brother sister relationship, star crossed lovers, fantasy world, first contact, greed, distopia, adaptation, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1920s, victorian era
Place: yorkshire, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Under the Protection of Ka'Bah (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Growing up in West Sumatra in the 1920s, Hamid and Zainab comes from families from very different social classes. Hamid is poor, while Zainab is wealthy. Hamid receives a scholarship from Zainab’s father and Hamid’s mother works for Zainab’s ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: forbidden love, rich and poor, fall in love, social differences, love and romance, youth, romance, society, parents and children, teenage life, religions or cults, islam
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Great Expectations (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Miss Havisham, a wealthy spinster who wears an old wedding dress and lives in the dilapidated Satis House, asks Pip's "Uncle Pumblechook" (who is actually Joe's uncle) to find a boy to play with her adopted daughter Estella. Pip ...
Style: captivating, emotional, realistic, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: generosity, unfulfilled love, orphan, charles dickens, love and romance, redemption, social differences, hopes, rise to the top, haunted by the past, youth, benefactor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Romeo and Juliet (1966)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Classic ballet by Kenneth MacMillan to the music of Prokofiev.
Style: captivating, emotional, stylized, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couples, true love, forbidden love, tragic love, romance, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, love and romance, dancer's life, music, love, ballet ...
Place: england
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54%
Salt of This Sea (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France, Spain, Switzerland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Born in Brooklyn to Palestinian refugee parents, Soraya (Suheir Hammad) decides to journey to the country of her ancestry when she discovers that her grandfather's savings have been frozen in a Jaffa bank account since his 1948 exile. She soon ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: state affairs, politics, social differences, love affair, heist, injustice, life is a bitch, love and romance, discrimination, political unrest, bank robbery, israeli palestinian conflict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, palestine, usa, new york, middle east ...
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53%
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Romeo + Juliet (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In director Baz Luhrmann's contemporary take on William Shakespeare's classic tragedy, the Montagues and Capulets have moved their ongoing feud to the sweltering suburb of Verona Beach, where Romeo and Juliet fall in love and secretly wed. ...
Style: romantic, stylized, atmospheric, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, romance, teen romance, star crossed lovers, shakespeare, love story, young lovers, young love, suicide, love, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, paris france, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Wallis & Edward (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1936, Edward VIII abdicated in order to marry the woman he loved, Wallis Simpson, a twice divorced American. These events caused a scandal around the world and Wallis has since been demonised as the woman who stole the King of England. Wallis and ...
Style: serious, touching, emotional, sentimental, romantic ...
Plot: love affair, british royal family, royal family, relationship vs career, against the rules, moral dilemma, true love, social differences, politics, starting over, follow your dream, political intrigue ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: england, france, budapest
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%