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North & South (2004)
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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 move to the North after her father decides to leave the clergy. The family struggles to adjust itself to the industrial town's customs, especially after meeting the Thorntons, a proud family of cotton mill owners who seem to despise their social inferiors. The story explores the issues of class and gender, as Margaret's sympathy for the town mill workers conflicts with her growing attraction to John Thornton. The serial is based on the 1855 Victorian novel North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell. It was adapted for television by Sandy Welch and directed by Brian Percival.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, serious, sentimental, romantic, stylized, atmospheric, realistic, vintage
Audience: girls' night
Plot: social differences, initially antagonists, love and romance, prejudice, romance, rich and poor, fall in love, pride and honor, love affair, couple relations, young woman, unlikely couple, society, owner, parents and children, poverty, fish out of water, master and servant, gentleman, factory, couples, youth, family relations, inheritance, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 50s, 1850s, victorian
Place: england, london

Most similar movies to North & South

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and stylized films and TV series with plots about society, love and romance, family relations, social differences, romance, couples and rich and poor mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like North & South: Pride and Prejudice (1995), Pride & Prejudice (2005), The Thorn Birds (1983), Jane Eyre (2006), Poldark (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: prejudice, romance, aristocracy, love and romance, wooing, looking for love, social differences, initially antagonists, unlikely couple, opposites attract, couple relations, rich and poor ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, victorian era, 1810s, 50s ...
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Pride & Prejudice (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Pride & Prejudice is a humorous story of love and life among English gentility during the Georgian era. Mr. Bennet is an English gentleman living in Hertfordshire with his overbearing wife and five daughters. If Mr. Bennet dies their house will ...
Style: romantic, dramatic, captivating, witty, sexy ...
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Plot: love, romance, prejudice, happy ending, opposites attract, aristocracy, fall in love, initially antagonists, unlikely couple, wooing, social differences, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1790s, 18th century, georgian era ...
Place: england, britain, united kingdom, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
98%
The Thorn Birds (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 460 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, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, older man younger woman relationship, catholic priest, couple relations, tragic love, clergy, destiny, love and romance, priest in love, sex with a priest, romance, age difference ...
Time: 50s, 1920s, 1940s, 1930s, 20th century ...
Place: australia, vatican
⇓ similarity ⇓
99%
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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: gothic, atmospheric, touching, romantic, gloomy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: love affair, couple relations, rich and poor, unlikely couple, fall in love, love and romance, romance, estate, love story, social differences, looking for love, love ...
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Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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Poldark (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Britain is in the grip of a chilling recession... falling wages, rising prices, civil unrest - only the bankers are smiling. It's 1783 and Ross Poldark returns from the American War of Independence to his beloved Cornwall to find his world in ...
Style: captivating, family saga, realistic, serious, saga ...
Plot: countryside, estate, love and romance, love affair, romance, society, rich and poor, master and servant, poverty, social differences, couple relations, family relations ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1780s, georgian era
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⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Sense and Sensibility (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 174 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.
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Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: english countryside, sister sister relationship, society, romanticism, love and romance, rich man poor woman, wooing, rich and poor, love triangle, romance, love, class differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, georgian era
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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Persuasion (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
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⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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Duration: 240 min.
TV show
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Audience: girls' night, date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 8.2
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Little Dorrit (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 420 min.
TV show
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Style: captivating, sincere, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 19th century, victorian era, georgian era
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Sense and Sensibility (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 min.
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Style: romantic, sincere, feel good, dramatic, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
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Time: 19th century, 18th century, victorian era, 1810s, georgian era
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Downton Abbey (2010)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Cranford (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 469 min.
TV show
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Style: sincere, atmospheric, clever, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
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Country: UK
Duration: 239 min.
TV show
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Style: serious, gothic, realistic, stylized, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 19th century, victorian era
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⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Wives and Daughters (1999)
Genre: Drama, History
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 ...
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Audience: girls' night
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Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1820s, georgian era, 1830s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Lark Rise to Candleford (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 53 min.
TV show
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Style: sincere, sentimental, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 3K
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: gothic, emotional, atmospheric, gloomy, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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The Wingless Bird (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: On the eve of World War I, Agnes Conway manages both the business and the problems of her troubled family. She finds the strength to break class barriers and help her sister Jessie marry a good boy from a family of dockside toughs. Is she strong ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, UK, USA
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Audience: girls' night, chick flick
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Time: 19th century, 18th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 13K
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The spirited and impulsive Charlotte Heywood moves from her rural home to Sanditon, a fishing village attempting to reinvent itself as a seaside resort.
Plot: wooing, fall in love, high society, resort, beefcake, marriage, society, looking for love, male female relationship, rise to the top, country girl, social differences ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
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Style: romantic, emotional, sexy, talky, scenic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Outlander (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743, where she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened. When she is forced to marry Jamie, a chivalrous and ...
Style: captivating, exciting, stylized, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
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Time: 18th century, year 1945, 1940s, 20th century
Place: scotland, scottish highlands, europe, britain, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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: serious, realistic, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.3
 3K
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Austria
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TV show
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Style: serious, romantic, captivating, stylized, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Woman of Substance (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: A Woman of Substance charts the life of Emma Harte, from kitchen maid at the beginning of the 20th Century, to respected business woman and Grandmother in the 1980's. From humble beginnings Emma Harte starts her business with a small shop, but ...
Style: stylized, emotional, captivating, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night
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Time: victorian era, 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mansfield Park (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 261 min.
TV show
Story: Drama series based on the novel by Jane Austen. Mansfield Park is the magnificient country residence of Sir Thomas Bertram and his family. It is here that their poor relation Fanny Price is brought up. Never allowed to forget her good fortune, Fanny ...
Style: serious, realistic, witty
Plot: love and romance, rich and poor, wooing, romance, couples, family relations, estate, cousin cousin relationship, sister sister relationship, adultery, love triangle, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Daniel Deronda (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 210 min.
TV show
Story: Daniel Deronda is a British television serial drama adapted by Andrew Davies from the George Eliot novel of the same name. The serial was directed by Tom Hooper, produced by Louis Marks, and was first broadcast in three parts on BBC One from 23 ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: aristocracy, jewess, drowning, ambition, love affair, love triangle, social differences, couples, betrayal, romance, rise to the top, unlikely couple ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: england, europe, london, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 129K
Bridgerton (2020)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Wealth, lust, and betrayal set in the backdrop of Regency era England, seen through the eyes of the powerful Bridgerton family.
Style: sexy, captivating, romantic, light, visually appealing ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: society, love story, love and romance, love, aristocracy, sex scene, marriage, eligible bachelor, couple relations, family, wooing, relationships ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, georgian era
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Forsyte Saga (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, 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 ...
Style: family saga, serious, realistic, touching, stylized ...
Plot: high society, love affair, family relations, love and romance, forbidden love, society, couple relations, parents and children, wealthy family, victorian england, unfulfilled love, adultery ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, edwardian era, 1920s, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%