Movies like The New World

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The New World (2005)
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The New World (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A drama about explorer John Smith and the clash between Native Americans and English settlers in the 17th century.
Style: stylized, serious, atmospheric, realistic, touching, exciting, captivating, epic, meditative, breathtaking ...
Plot: chief, princess, culture clash, power of love, new world, adventurer, colonialism, captain, adventure, wilderness, native americans, romance, fall in love, fish out of water, escapades, love and romance, misfit, society, power relations, disorder, interracial relations, love triangle, teaching the ways of the world, danger, pardon ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: virginia, usa, england

Most similar movies to The New World

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, stylized and melancholic films with plots about dialogue, catastrophe, culture clash, love and romance, mentor, romance and beautiful scenery mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like The New World: Avatar (2009), The Last of the Mohicans (1992), Restoration (1995), Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972), Days of Heaven (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Avatar (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, serious, epic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: culture clash, space travel, adventure, benign alien, space and aliens, alien encounter, interracial relations, soldier, mysterious planet, teaching the ways of the world, escapades, warrior ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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100%
The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: As the English and French soldiers battle for control of the American colonies in the 18th century, the settlers and native Americans are forced to take sides. Cora and her sister Alice unwittingly walk into trouble but are reluctantly saved by ...
Style: epic, realistic, exciting, emotional, serious ...
Plot: forbidden love, native american, adventure, woman in danger, wilderness, axe, massacre, social differences, freedom, commander, vengeance, native americans ...
Time: 18th century, 1930s
Place: usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 8K
Restoration (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An aspiring young physician, Robert Merivel found himself in the service of King Charles II and saves the life of someone close to the King. Merivel joins the King's court and lives the high life provided to someone of his position. Merivel is ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: court, redemption, fountain, gloves, medicine, jealousy, wealth, rise and fall, plague, romance, self discovery, couple relations ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, 1930s, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe, medical school, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A few decades after the destruction of the Inca empire, a Spanish expedition leaves the mountains of Peru and goes down the Amazon river in search of gold and wealth. Soon, they come across great difficulties and Don Aguirre, a ruthless man who ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, tense, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: legends and myths, expedition, adventure, treasure hunt, gold, jungle, obsession, amazon, insanity, monk, starvation, slavery ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: south america, peru, latin america, spain, andes mountains
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.9
 44K
Days of Heaven (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1910, a Chicago steel worker accidentally kills his supervisor and flees to the Texas panhandle with his girlfriend and little sister to work harvesting wheat in the fields of a stoic farmer. A love triangle, a swarm of locusts, a hellish ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, farm, impossible love, love and romance, harvest, field, farmer, poverty, marriage, jealous husband, class differences, rich and poor ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, turn of the century
Place: texas, usa, chicago illinois
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41%
Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This film, adapted from a work of fiction by author Tracy Chevalier, tells a story about the events surrounding the creation of the painting "Girl With A Pearl Earring" by 17th century Dutch master Johannes Vermeer. A young peasant maid ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: master and servant, fall in love, painting, artist, painter, maid, small town, new job, jealousy, romance, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.2
 62K
Out of Africa (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Out of Africa tells the story of the life of Danish author Karen Blixen, who at the beginning of the 20th century moved to Africa to build a new life for herself. The film is based on the autobiographical novel by Karen Blixen from 1937.
Style: epic, atmospheric, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, british colonial, culture clash, farm, safari, syphilis, lion, adventure, bankruptcy, destructive relationship, danish ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1920s ...
Place: africa, denmark, kenya
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36%
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, emotional, stylized, epic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love and romance, royal family, interracial relations, opposites attract, fall in love, politics, forbidden love, royal court, culture clash, couple relations, parents and children, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: thailand, asia, burma, southeast asia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Squanto: A Warrior's Tale (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Squanto is a high-born Indian warrior from a tribe on the Atlantic coast of North America which devotes its life to hunting and rivalry with a neighboring tribe. Everything changes forever after a ship arrives from England, prospecting the ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, entertaining, talky ...
Plot: thanksgiving, culture clash, native american, ship, village, adventure, monastery, on the run, human spirit, captivity, injustice, ocean or sea ...
Time: 17th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe, new england, usa, atlantic ocean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.1
 6K
Black Robe (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Canada, Australia, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the 17th century a Jesuit priest and a young companion are escorted through the wilderness of Quebec by Algonquin Indians to find a distant mission in the dead of winter. The Jesuit experiences a spiritual journey while his young companion falls ...
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, thought provoking, baroque ...
Plot: wilderness, journey, native american, culture clash, adventurer, adventure, clergy, soldier, redemption, interracial relations, religions or cults, escapades ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: canada, quebec, india, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.9
 25K
To the Wonder (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After falling in love in Paris, Marina and Neil come to Oklahoma, where problems arise. Their church's Spanish-born pastor struggles with his faith, while Neil encounters a woman from his childhood.
Style: stylized, serious, atmospheric, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: womanizer, romance, crumbling marriage, introspection, couple relations, love affair, small town, small town life, love and romance, clergy, lovers reunited, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, oklahoma, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, driven by their family's blind ambition, compete for the love of the ...
Style: captivating, sexy, stylized, sexual, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love triangle, queen, royal family, royal court, seduction, king, intrigue, siblings relations, ambition, mistress, marriage, jealousy ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
All the Mornings of the World (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It's late 17th century. The viola da gamba player Monsieur de Sainte Colombe comes home to find that his wife died while he was away. In his grief he builds a small house in his garden into wich he moves to dedicate his life to music and his ...
Style: emotional, serious, stylized, realistic, touching ...
Plot: orchestra, violin, music, forbidden love, musician's life, romance, teachers and students, artists and showbiz, love and romance, youth, power relations, rise to the top ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Spain, USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: 1492: Conquest of Paradise depicts Christopher Columbus’ discovery of The New World and his effect on the indigenous people.
Style: serious, epic, atmospheric, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventurer, adventure, inventions and discoveries, tribe, culture clash, tragic hero, indigenous, obsessive quest, rebellion, rebelliousness, royal family, battles ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century, renaissance, 1500s
Place: spain, europe, caribbean, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 25K
Cleopatra (1963)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Switzerland
Duration: 192 min.
Story: Historical epic. The triumphs and tragedy of the Egyptian queen, Cleopatra.The winner of four Oscars, this epic saga of love, greed and betrayal stars Elizabeth Taylor as the passionate and ambitious Egyptian queen who's determined to hold on ...
Style: epic, stylized, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: femme fatale, roman empire, ruler, tombs and skeletons, ancient rome, julius caesar, cleopatra, betrayal, assassination, royal family, romance, rise and fall ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c., 1930s, 18th century
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.9
 70K
The Duchess (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A chronicle of the life of 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.
Style: emotional, sexy, realistic, touching, dramatic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love affair, infidelity, love triangle, high society, aristocracy, mistress, family problems, love and romance, marriage, destiny, adultery, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s, 1780s, 19th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 7K
Vatel (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1671, with war brewing with Holland, a penniless prince invites Louis XIV to three days of festivities at a chateau in Chantilly. The prince wants a commission as a general, so the extravagances are to impress the king. In charge of all is the ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating, baroque ...
Plot: master and servant, prince, cook, forbidden love, fall in love, romance, love and romance, tragic love, political intrigue, cooking and food, unfulfillment, power relations ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, netherlands, holland, versailles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 ...
Plot: queen, royal family, royal court, historical character, princess, rite, palaces castles and temples, state affairs, french, siblings relations, politics, female protagonist ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s, 1780s
Place: france, versailles, paris france, europe, austria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 6.2
 48K
Winter's Tale (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A burglar falls for an heiress as she dies in his arms. When he learns that he has the gift of reincarnation, he sets out to save her.
Style: captivating, stylized, emotional, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, true love, imaginary, angel, supernatural ability, power of love, good versus evil, supernatural, danger, irish, impossible love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city
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27%
 5.7
 21K
Knight of Cups (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Rick is a screenwriter living in Los Angeles. While successful in his career, his life feels empty. Haunted and confused, he finds temporary solace in the decadent Hollywood excess that defines his existence. Women provide a distraction to his daily ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, meditative, art house ...
Plot: filmmaking, romance, looking for love, love triangle, temptation, money, celebrity, love and romance, obsession, couples, betrayal, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, las vegas
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27%
 6.8
 2K
Artemisia (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1653) was one of the first well-known female painters. The movie tells the story of her youth, when she was guided and protected by her father, the painter Orazio Gentileschi. Her professional curiosity about the male ...
Style: sexual, serious, stylized, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: painter, romance, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, legal, love and romance, love affair, sexual abuse, courtroom drama, artist, art, pornography ...
Time: 17th century, renaissance, 1600s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Frenchman's Creek (1998)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Seeking to escape the stifling London court society, the beautiful headstrong Lady Dona St. Columb flees to her family estate on the Cornish coast. Her new freedom swiftly brings her into contact with the dashingly handsome French privateer Jean ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating, atmospheric
Plot: pirate, ship, master and servant, adventure, romance, love and romance, estate, couples, ocean or sea, infidelity, politics, dishonesty ...
Time: 17th century, 1700s, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Girl King (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Finland, Germany, Canada, Sweden, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A portrait of the brilliant, extravagant Kristina of Sweden, queen from age six, who fights the conservative forces that are against her ideas to modernize Sweden and who have no tolerance for her awakening sexuality.
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: lesbian sex, lesbian interest, gay, queen, lesbian, head of state, royal family, passion, sexism, love interest, marriage proposal, unrequited love ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 7.2
 6K
Lady Jane (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The death of King Henry VIII throws his kingdom into chaos because of succession disputes. His weak son Edward, is on his deathbed. Anxious to keep England true to the Reformation, a scheming minister John Dudley marries off his son, Guildford to ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, political intrigue, head of state, betrayal, politics, tragic hero, tuberculosis, rise and fall, political unrest, royal family, ambition, state affairs ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 18th century, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.8
 9K
Ask the Dust (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Mexican beauty Camilla hopes to rise above her station by marrying a wealthy American. That is complicated by meeting Arturo Bandini, a first-generation Italian hoping to land a writing career and a blue-eyed blonde on his arm.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, sexy, romantic ...
Plot: love, racism, letter, kiss, beach, police, romance, regret, writer's life, opposites attract, passion, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 19th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, mexico, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Young Victoria (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: From Academy Award® winners Graham King and Martin Scorsese, along with the makers of Gosford Park and The Departed, comes the story of Queen Victoria’s early rise to power. From an object of a royal power-struggle to her romantic courtship and ...
Style: realistic, touching, factual, romantic, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: royal family, aristocracy, queen, royal court, marriage, destiny, love and romance, queen victoria, politics, head of state, couple relations, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s, 1830s, 1820s ...
Place: england, buckingham palace, london, europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Victoria & Albert (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The passionate love story that was Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's lengthy marriage. Beginning in 1837, the year of King William IV's death and 18-year-old Victoria's ascension to the throne, the series charts the tumultuous period ...
Style: captivating, epic, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: royal family, love and romance, head of state, child birth, queen victoria, throne, romance, couple relations, royal court, politics, fall in love, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, victorian england
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.4
 72K
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: touching, captivating, gothic, atmospheric, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: social differences, rich and poor, love and romance, family secret, master and servant, estate, power of love, fall in love, haunted by the past, unlikely couple, society, young woman ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Last Station (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Russia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A historical drama that illustrates Russian author Leo Tolstoy's struggle to balance fame and wealth with his commitment to a life devoid of material things. The Countess Sofya, wife and muse to Leo Tolstoy, uses every trick of seduction on her ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Plot: russian, secretary, golden years, writer's life, artists and showbiz, elderly, couples, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, oldtimer ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 33K
The Libertine (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story of John Wilmot, a.k.a. the Earl of Rochester, a 17th century poet who famously drank and debauched his way to an early grave, only to earn posthumous critical acclaim for his life's work.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, stylized, biting ...
Plot: poet, sex, alcoholic, monkey, infidelity, writer's life, rise and fall, theatre milieu, love and romance, couples, actor's life, couple relations ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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