Movies and TV shows like Oliver Twist 2007

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Oliver Twist (2007)
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Oliver Twist (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 176 min.
Story: Oliver is born into poverty and misfortune - the son of an unmarried mother, who dies shortly after his birth. He is soon delivered to the workhouse, where the cruel Mr. Bumble oversees children tormented by starvation and suffering. When Oliver dares to ask for more gruel, he finds himself cast out and forced to make his own way in the world...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, captivating, bleak, gloomy, realistic
Plot: orphan, thief, friendship, street kid, social decay, youth, injustice, life is a bitch, danger, society, theft, child abuse, child's point of view, crimes, friends, kidnapping, urban, child in peril, streetwise, down on your luck, bittersweet, female director, charles dickens
Time: victorian england, 19th century, victorian
Place: england, london, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and gloomy films and TV series with plots about society, life is a bitch, orphan, youth, friendship, family relations and coming of age mostly in Drama, Crime and Family genres. Some movies like Oliver Twist: Anne with an E (2017), Rag Nymph (1997), David Copperfield (1999), Bleak House (2005), Oliver! (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Oliver Twist (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, UK, Czech Republic
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Oliver Twist the modern filmed version of Charles Dickens bestseller, a Roman Polanski adaptation. The classic Dickens tale, where an orphan meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. From there, he joins a household of boys who are trained to ...
Style: emotional, serious, sentimental, touching, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: child abuse, orphan, orphanage, redemption, kidnapping, friendship, thief, runaway, injustice, boarding school life, lifestyle, boarding school ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1830s, 1930s, 18th century
Place: london, europe, england
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100%
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Oliver Twist (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 386 min.
Story: Based on Charles Dickens' novel, this adaptation traces the childhood of an orphan whose mother dies giving birth to him in an English work-house in the 1820s.
Style: emotional, gloomy, bleak, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, child abuse, society, young heroes, coming of age, youth, child in peril, rich and poor, social differences, kidnapping, down on your luck, confined ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1830s, victorian era
Place: london, england, europe
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67%
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Anne with an E (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story about an outsider who, against all odds and numerous challenges, fights for love and acceptance and for her place in the world. The series centers on a young orphaned girl in the late 1890’s, who, after an abusive childhood ...
Style: sincere, touching, compassionate, realistic
Plot: family relations, friendship, orphan, parents and children, society, children's home, child's point of view, imaginary, adventure, small town, school, teen romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Oliver Twist (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Charles Dickens' classical story about the young orphan boy in 1837 England is again re-filmed in grand fashion. Richard Dreyfuss portrays Fagin, the unscrupulous leader of the young pick-pockets Oliver (Alex Trench) initially falls in with ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, gloomy, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, society, youth, family, life is a bitch, danger, young heroes, crimes, coming of age, gang, friends, bittersweet ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1830s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Rag Nymph (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Seperated from her prostitute mother as the woman flees on foot down the filthy mid-19th century streets of Newcastle from the police, ten year old Millie is taken under the wing of rag lady Aggie Winkovski and her crippled helper, Ben. Young Millie ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious
Plot: pimp, friendship, prostitute, teenage life, down on your luck, bittersweet, homeless, kids in trouble, friends, starting over, orphan, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, victorian era, victorian england
Place: england, europe
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44%
David Copperfield (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Charles Dickens' haunting semi-autobiographical tale of a boy who is sent away by his stepfather after his mother dies but manages to triumph over incredible adversities.
Style: atmospheric, touching, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: coming of age, orphan, charles dickens, life is a bitch, youth, family relations, power relations, manic, step parent, adulthood, rich and poor, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 540 min.
Story: Young Nicholas Nickleby sets out to make his fortune in order to prevent his mother and sister from depending upon his uncle, Ralph Nicklby. But he finds his first job as master at a Yorkshire school to be cruel, and runs away with one of the ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, boarding school, single parent, friendship, dysfunctional family, rich and poor, family in danger, boarding school life, injustice, power relations, down on your luck, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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42%
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Bleak House (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 510 min.
Story: A suspenseful tale about the injustices of the 19th Century English legal system.
Style: captivating, bleak, serious, mysterious, realistic
Plot: estate, secret, intrigue, uncover truth, orphan, investigation, social differences, inheritance, haunted by the past, lawyer, murder, charles dickens ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, london, europe
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100%
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Oliver! (1968)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist, a classic tale of an orphan who runs away from the workhouse and joins up with a group of boys headed by the Artful Dodger and trained to be pickpockets by master thief Fagin.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, uplifting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, kids
Plot: orphan, child abuse, street kid, child in peril, theft, thief, group of criminals, the underworld, dog, orphanage, kids in trouble, pickpocket ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, 1830s
Place: london, england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Great Expectations (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: 'Great Expectations' opens with Pip as a boy (played as an young man by newcomer Douglas Booth, 'The Pillars of the Earth') on the marshes near his home, where he encounters the desperate escapee Magwitch (Winstone). Pip is ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: orphan, generosity, lovers, rags to riches, convict, romance, inheritance, social differences, obsession, hopes, redemption, destiny ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1820s, victorian era
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
David Copperfield (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A made for TV movie of the Charles Dickens' classic novel, turns Dickens' picaresque tale into an extended flashback, with David Copperfield Robin Phillips as a young man, brooding on a deserted beach, recalling his youth. The characters ...
Style: touching, gloomy, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: orphan, coming of age, destiny, rich and poor, family problems, family relations, power relations, disagreement, child in peril, young heroes, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
David Copperfield (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: An orphan with a rough childhood becomes a barrister.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: orphan, friendship, social differences, teaching the ways of the world, life is a bitch, young heroes, rich and poor, survival, child as adult, adulthood, society, boarding school ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era
Place: england
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32%
Boy Called Twist (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Africa
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The harrowing tale of a South African street-kid's search for love, based on Dickens' classic story. Growing up neglected in a rural orphanage, Twist escapes to the unpredictable freedom of Cape Town, where he falls in with Fagin's ...
Style: serious, sincere, touching, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: street kid, juvenile delinquency, young heroes, danger, orphan, society, youth, crimes, dishonesty, life is a bitch, rich and poor, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Our Mutual Friend (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 350 min.
Story: Intertwining tales of love, greed, and secret identities in Charles Dickens's 1860s London.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: inheritance, betrayal, charles dickens, dishonesty, power relations, society, life is a bitch, love and romance, lifestyle, social differences, love affair, dancing ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, victorian england
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Personal History of David Copperfield (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A fresh and distinctive take on Charles Dickens’ semi-autobiographical masterpiece, The Personal History of David Copperfield, set in the 1840s, chronicles the life of its iconic title character as he navigates a chaotic world to find his elusive ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, sentimental, captivating, semi serious
Plot: aunt, orphan, poverty, betrayal, friendship, society, child's point of view, survivor, guardian, maturation, social differences, boarding school life ...
Time: 1800s, 19th century, victorian, victorian england
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Outcast (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in post-war Britain, ten year-old Lewis Aldridge is grief-stricken as he struggles to cope with the death of his beloved mother. Left under the care of his emotionally distant father Gilbert, whom he barely knows and who quickly remarries, Lewis ...
Style: captivating, touching, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, teenage life, family problems, coming of age, life is a bitch, estrangement, youth, death of mother, dealing with death, dysfunctional family, death in the family, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Berkeley Square (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Three young women from very different backgrounds meet, become friends and share experiences when they all gain positions as nannies in the wealthy households of London's exclusive Berkeley Square.
Style: clever, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nanny, butler, child abuse, master and servant, love and romance, society, youth, babies and infants, social differences, friendship, lifestyle, bittersweet ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, 90s, edwardian era
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
If Nothing Else Works Out (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 2006, a journalist in financial problems, a woman who dresses as a man and a troubled taxi driver become friends, and gradually, an awkward, strong emotional bond emerges among them, especially when they decide to play a confidence game.
Style: sincere, rough, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, injustice, life is a bitch, crimes, danger, drug abuse, social decay, human nature, prostitute, unemployment, drug dealing, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Children of Sarajevo (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Germany, France, Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A microcosm of the fathomless suffering that remains more than 16 years since the siege of Sarajevo ended, writer-director Aida Begic’s follow-up to her 2008 Cannes Critics’ Week Grand Prize-winning debut Snow tells the story of two orphaned ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, bleak, serious, gloomy
Plot: orphan, life is a bitch, youth, society, social decay, siblings relations, friendship, family relations, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Women of Brewster Place (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: A multigenerational story of the lives of several black women who call an inner-city tenement home.
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: racism, friendship, adventure, hopes, life is a bitch, youth, coming of age, society, strong female presence, friends, family relations, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 60s, 1960s
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27%
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Bullet Boy (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ricky is just out of a young offenders institute, heading home to Hackney and determined to go straight. Instead, he heads straight for trouble when he becomes involved in a street confrontation, siding with his best friend Wisdom against a local ...
Style: psychological, rough, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto life, friendship, social decay, life is a bitch, going straight, kids in trouble, gang, crimes, society, rivalry, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe, england
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26%
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Crash (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Crash is an American television drama series that tells the story of how the lives of how several very diverse Southern Californians intersect.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: racism, police detective, social decay, human nature, law enforcement, society, life is a bitch, partners, injustice, family problems, immigrants, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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26%
Masterpiece Theatre: Bleak House (1985)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 391 min.
Story: Adaptation of the Dickens novel.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, bleak, stylized
Plot: lawsuit, family relations, orphan, murder, charles dickens, society, legal action, rivalry, journalism, introspection, human nature, destiny ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Snow in August (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a world filled with hatred, their only hope was magic. Believe and anything can happen.
Style: touching, atmospheric, sentimental, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: culture clash, friendship, racism, rabbi, injustice, life is a bitch, human spirit, society, anti semitism, youth, vengeance, haunted by the past ...
Place: czech republic, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Secret Garden (1975)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 210 min.
Story: TV miniseries adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett's novel.
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, family relations, estate, orphan, mysterious character, self discovery, countryside, teaching the ways of the world, disability, power relations, friends, social relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: europe, england
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23%
Emily of New Moon (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Emily of New Moon is a Canadian television series, which aired on CBC Television from 1998 to 2000. The series originally aired in the United States on the Cookie Jar Toons block on This TV and it is currently seen in Canada on the Viva, Bravo! and ...
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, family relations, family life, island, uncover truth, starting over, youth, young heroes, coming of age, family, family problems, grownups ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century
Place: canada
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23%
Looks and Smiles (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Thatcherism and the Irish troubles provide the backdrop for this study of Mick, a well-meaning youth in Sheffield, who has, unlike Dickens' Pip, no expectations. Mick lives with his parents, works on his motorbike, looks for work, and every two ...
Style: gloomy, psychological, biting, suspense, serious ...
Plot: unemployment, life is a bitch, coming of age, youth, social decay, down on your luck, friendship, society, injustice, family relations, power relations, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: ireland, england, europe
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23%
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Chop Shop (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Alejandro, a tough and ambitious Latino street orphan on the verge of adolescence, lives and works in an auto-body repair shop in a sprawling junkyard on the outskirts of Queens, New York. In this chaotic world of adults, young Alejandro struggles ...
Style: bleak, touching, rough, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: orphan, siblings relations, working class, urban ghetto life, teenage life, family relations, street kid, kids in trouble, brother sister relationship, teenage prostitution, streetwise, latinos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Siberia, Monamour (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Siberia. Late autumn. In taiga, in the deserted village there lives an old man Ivan & his seven-year-old grandson Leshia. A pack of feral dogs devours everything alive in the neighborhood. One of these dogs is Leshia's best friend. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: in the woods, golden years, elderly, survival, change of heart, danger, orphan, wilderness, life is a bitch, isolation, dangerous animal, missing person ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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22%
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Fratricide (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Luxembourg, Germany, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two young Kurdish refugees, recently arrived in Germany struggle to make their way through the harshness of the occidental city. Their encounter with a gang of Turks will rapidly led them into an inevitable tragical spiral filled with death and ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: racism, politics, immigrants, juvenile delinquency, orphan, life is a bitch, friendship, social decay, society, injustice, vengeance, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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