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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: sincere, touching, serious, captivating, sentimental, romantic, stylized, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: social differences, couple relations, love and romance, initially antagonists, fall in love, prejudice, rich and poor, romance, pride and honor, love affair, unlikely couple, young woman, owner, society, parents and children, fish out of water, factory, poverty, master and servant, couples, gentleman, family relations, youth, brother sister relationship, inheritance ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1850s
Place: england, london

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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, society, romance, couples, family relations, social differences and rich and poor mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like North & South: Pride & Prejudice (2005), Pride and Prejudice (1995), The Thorn Birds (1983), Jane Eyre (2006), Persuasion (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Pride & Prejudice (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
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Style: witty, romantic, dramatic, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
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Time: victorian, 19th century, 1790s, 18th century, georgian era
Place: england, britain, europe, london
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 327 min.
TV show
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Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
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Time: victorian, 18th century, 19th century, 1810s
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
The Thorn Birds (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 477 min.
TV show
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Style: sentimental, touching, family saga, emotional, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 230 min.
TV show
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Style: touching, gothic, atmospheric, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Persuasion (2007)
Genre: Drama, 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: sentimental, romantic, emotional, touching, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sense and Sensibility (1995)
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Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 min.
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Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
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85%
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Poldark (2015)
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Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 57 min.
TV show
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Style: romanticism, sweet, sincere, witty, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: sister sister relationship, jane austen, love triangle, society, love and romance, rich and poor, romance, wooing, english countryside, love, unrequited love, love affair ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
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Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: victorian, 19th century, 1800s, 18th century, 1920s ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Duration: 58 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Audience: girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Country: UK, USA
Duration: 469 min.
TV show
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Style: sincere, atmospheric, clever, stylized, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Jane Eyre (1983)
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Country: UK
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TV show
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Style: serious, sentimental, stylized, realistic
Audience: girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Austria
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
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Style: serious, captivating, stylized, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Emma (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Wingless Bird (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
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Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
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Style: emotional, realistic, serious, romantic, scenic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, family relations, marriage, lifestyle, racial issues, housewife, rich and poor, couples ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
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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: gothic, emotional, atmospheric, gloomy, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: french, couples, society, youth, fall in love, estate, family relations, shyness, haunted by the past, couple relations, love triangle, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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 ...
Style: realistic, stylized, touching, serious, saga ...
Plot: high society, couple relations, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, love affair, society, wealthy family, rich and poor, forbidden love, period piece, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, 1920s, victorian, 20s ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: girls' night, date night
Plot: rich and poor, social differences, looking for love, opposites attract, feminism, infidelity, couple relations, wooing, strong female presence, society, orphan, romance ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Woman of Substance (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 490 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, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female protagonist, ambition, family relations, store, working class, pregnancy, world war one, inheritance, master and servant, vengeance, rich and poor, love affair ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s, 1930s, 1920s, 20s ...
Place: england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 913
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, witty, realistic
Plot: wooing, rich and poor, love and romance, estate, love triangle, romance, family relations, couples, romantic rivalry, cousin cousin relationship, sister sister relationship, adultery ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pride and Prejudice (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 265 min.
TV show
Story: Mrs. Bennet is determined to find husbands for her five daughters. The arrival of a new wealthy neighbor seems like the answer to her predicament. But while eldest daughter Jane catches Mr. Bingley's eye, middle child Mary has her nose stuck in ...
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, clever, stylized ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: countryside, family relations, opposites attract, wooing, jane austen, social climbing, romance, unlikely couple, love and romance, society, couples, social relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, biting, witty, 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, victorian england, victorian era, 1800s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, epic, touching, serious ...
Plot: love and romance, love affair, rich and poor, dysfunctional family, parents and children, romance, intrigue, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, couple relations, family problems, couples ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%