Movies like The Passion of Ayn Rand

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The Passion of Ayn Rand (1999)
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The Passion of Ayn Rand (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The rather eccentric (especially in her thinking) author of "The Fountainhead" and "Atlas Shrugged" becomes involved with a much younger, and married man... to the dismay of those close to her.
Style: sexual, sentimental, touching, serious, captivating, emotional, realistic, intellectual
Plot: love triangle, older woman younger man relationship, writer's life, friends, romance, teachers and students, prodigy, love and romance, destructive relationship, love affair, artists and showbiz, society, couples, working class, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, ego clash, sex, dancing, fascist, genius, painter, musician, student ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and touching films with plots about couples, love and romance, infidelity, husband wife relationship, couple relations, romance and adultery mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like The Passion of Ayn Rand: Surviving Picasso (1996), Sylvia (2003), The Children of the Century (1999), The Last Station (2009), Summer in February (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Surviving Picasso (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The passionate Merchant-Ivory drama tells the story of Francoise Gilot, the only lover of Pablo Picasso who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty and move on with her life.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, emotional, intense ...
Plot: womanizer, love triangle, painter, infidelity, older man younger woman relationship, mistress, physical abuse, couple relations, artist, love affair, love and romance, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 40s, 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1940s ...
Place: poland, france, europe, paris france, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.3
 10K
Sylvia (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Story of the relationship between the poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, drinking, love, writer's life, tragic love, couple relations, family problems, couples, romance, crumbling marriage, adultery, suicide ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Children of the Century (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: True tale of the tumultuous love affair between two French literary icons of the 19th Century, novelist George Sand and poet Alfred de Musset. But their affair falls apart during an excursion to Venice, Italy where Musset is distracted by drugs and ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, emotional
Plot: feminism, infidelity, forbidden love, tragic love, lifestyle, gender, destructive relationship, romance, gender bending, couples, fall in love, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1830s
Place: italy, france, europe, venice, florence italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: sentimental, emotional, serious, factual, touching ...
Plot: russian, love and romance, family relations, lifestyle, golden years, parents and children, writer's life, adultery, betrayal, husband wife relationship, philosophy, secretary ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Summer in February (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Newlyn School of artists flourished at the beginning of the 20th Century and the film focuses on the wild and bohemian Lamorna Group, which included Alfred Munnings and Laura and Harold Knight. The incendiary anti-Modernist Munnings, now ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, serious, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, lifestyle, posing nude, romance, family relations, couples, dishonesty, infidelity, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, edwardian era, twentieth century, 1900s
Place: england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Starting Out in the Evening (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Leonard Schiller once counted among New York's Literary lions, but illness and ten years of writers block have lowered his profile, almost to the point of obscurity. When Heather Wolfe, an ambitious literature major, asks to interview him for ...
Style: realistic, touching, intellectual, talky, serious ...
Plot: aging, starting over, writer's life, love and romance, graduation, couples, friendship, hopes, human nature, writing, student, professor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Way We Were (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two desperate people have a wonderful romance, but their political views and convictions drive them apart.
Style: serious, sentimental, captivating, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: politics, opposites attract, couples, love and romance, couple relations, mccarthyism, romance, naval officer, radical, naval uniform, young lovers, communist ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s, 40s, 50s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, new york, california, washington d.c., manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An aging actress' husband dies of a heart attack en route to Rome, where they'd planned to holiday. There, she rents an apartment and, through the Contessa, she meets a young man, with whom she begins an affair.
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: aging, romance, midlife crisis, elderly, love triangle, infidelity, looking for love, couples, family problems, dishonesty, prostitute, forbidden love ...
Place: italy, usa, europe, tennessee, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 6.8
 5K
Carrington (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story of the relationship between painter Dora Carrington and author Lytton Strachey in a World War One England of cottages and countryside. Although platonic due to Strachey's homosexuality, the relationship was nevertheless a deep and ...
Style: sexual, emotional, touching, talky, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: conscientious objector, painter, soldier, romance, friendship, writer's life, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, artists and showbiz, love and romance, couple relations, unlikely couple ...
Time: 1910s, victorian, 30s, 20th century, 1900s ...
Place: england, europe, wales, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.0
 16K
Iris (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: True story of the lifelong romance between novelist Iris Murdoch and her husband John Bayley, from their student days through her battle with Alzheimer's disease.
Style: touching, intellectual, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Plot: aging, alzheimer's disease, understanding, writer's life, love, couple relations, love of one's life, virginity, life & death, character study, loneliness, terminal illness ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 90s, 1950s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Georgia O'Keeffe (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Biopic of American artist Georgia O'Keeffe and her husband, photographer Alfred Stieglitz.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: couples, rise to the top, destructive relationship, love and romance, artists and showbiz, couple relations, obsession, lifestyle, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, mortality, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 20s, year 1916, year 1918 ...
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, wisconsin, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Married couple Jack and Terry Linden are experiencing a difficult period in their relationship. When Jack decides to step outside the marriage, he becomes involved with Edith, who happens to be the wife of his best friend and colleague, Hank Evans. ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, unfaithful wife, marriage, friendship, adultery, betrayal, forbidden love, family problems, love affair, society, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.6
 12K
Total Eclipse (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Young, wild poet Arthur Rimbaud and his mentor Paul Verlaine engage in a fierce, forbidden romance while feeling the effects of a hellish artistic lifestyle.
Style: sexual, psychological, serious, realistic, cult film ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, infidelity, mentor, pregnancy, poet, gays and lesbians, gay teenager, romance, destructive relationship, teenage life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: holland, europe, france, africa, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Heart of Me (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Drama set in 1930s London with two sisters, Madeleine married to Rickie, and Dinah, who falls in love with him. Rickie and Dinah begin an affair which is to have repercussions throughout all their lives.
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, serious, clever ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, family relations, couples, pregnancy, love affair, fall in love, society, betrayal, haunted by the past, parents and children, unfulfillment ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 2K
Nora (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, Italy, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1904, in Dublin, James Joyce chats up Nora Barnacle, a hotel maid recently come from Galway. She enchants him with her frank, direct and uninhibited manner, and before long, he's convinced her to come with him to Trieste, where he has a job ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, sentimental, sexual ...
Plot: love affair, writer's life, lifestyle, family problems, society, love triangle, couple relations, romance, sexual relations, male female relationship, infidelity, writing ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century
Place: italy, ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Alexander the Last (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: An ensemble drama about a married actress, her sister and their myriad sexual and creative temptations.
Style: touching, serious, sincere, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family problems, love and romance, love triangle, human nature, love affair, couple relations, siblings relations, crumbling marriage, family relations, lifestyle, actor's life, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.2
 66K
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, touching, emotional, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: romance, infidelity, farm, british colonial, destructive relationship, fall in love, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, culture clash, bankruptcy, male female relationship ...
Time: 1910s, 30s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s ...
Place: africa, kenya, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.8
 69K
Hitchcock (2012)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Hitchcock follows the relationship between director Alfred Hitchcock and his wife Alma Reville during the making of his most famous film "Psycho" - and the trials and tribulations the director faced from Hollywood censors.
Style: serious, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, showbiz, director, filmmaking, talented, couple relations, love and romance, artists and showbiz, dreams, censorship, husband wife relationship, hollywood ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 1960s, 1950s ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 75K
Frida (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada, Mexico
Duration: 123 min.
Story: "Frida" chronicles the life Frida Kahlo shared unflinchingly and openly with Diego Rivera, as the young couple took the art world by storm. From her complex and enduring relationship with her mentor and husband to her illicit and ...
Style: sincere, colourful, emotional, touching, psychological ...
Plot: disability, couple relations, art, feminism, bohemian life, painter, loneliness, artist, lifestyle, love of one's life, lesbian interest, life ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 40s, 1930s, 30s ...
Place: mexico, latin america, paris france, mexico city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
 2K
Little Lili (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: This film, loosely inspired by Anton Chekov's The Seagull, weaves a story about sex, family and the business of making films. When the young and overly sensitive filmmaker Julien screens his new DV art-film starring his girlfriend Lili ...
Style: serious, realistic, clever, touching, sexual
Plot: filmmaking, love triangle, actor's life, lifestyle, couples, romance, unfulfilled love, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, obsession, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Twice in a Lifetime (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A middle-aged steelworker is content with his job and his family, but feels that something is missing in his life. On his 50th birthday, he stops in at a local bar for a drink to celebrate. He finds himself attracted to the young, very sexy ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, love triangle, infidelity, starting over, working class, dysfunctional family, love affair, romance, family gatherings, hopes, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Leaving Metropolis (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: David is a painter with painter's block who takes a job as a waiter to get some inspiration. He falls for hunky diner owner Matt, who falls just as hard back. But Violet, Matt's wife is a complicating factor! Toss in David's best ...
Style: serious, sincere, tense, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: friendship, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, love affair, love triangle, couples, obsession, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, romance, terminal illness, secret ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An acclaimed stage performer, Dorothy still struggled with the challenge of her color, in a time that wouldn't let some stars in by the front door. Yet against the odds she beat out many more famous rivals for the role of "Carmen ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: showbiz, racism, overdose, rising to stardom, unfulfillment, love affair, destructive relationship, music, artists and showbiz, jazz, ambition, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 60s, 50s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Chopin: Desire for Love (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Music
Country: Poland
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The biography of world famous Polish composer Fryderyk Chopin.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, captivating, emotional
Plot: composer, prodigy, lifestyle, musician's life, love affair, opposites attract, fall in love, couples, society, destructive relationship, romance, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: poland, paris france, warsaw poland, siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 5K
Angel (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Belgium, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Edwardian England. A precocious girl from a poor background with aspirations to being a novelist finds herself swept to fame and fortune when her tasteless romances hit the best seller lists. Her life changes in unexpected ways when she encounters ...
Style: realistic, talky, witty, clever, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, writer's life, estate, ambition, rise to the top, social differences, unfulfillment, couple relations, family relations, love, rise and fall, society ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Bride of the Wind (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Austria
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A biopic of Alma Mahler, the wife of composer Gustav Mahler (as well as Walter Gropius and Franz Werfel), and the mistress of Oskar Kokoschka.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, atmospheric
Plot: infidelity, prodigy, lifestyle, ambition, fall in love, love affair, opposites attract, couples, romance, remarry, family relations, obsession ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, 20th century, turn of the century, 1890s
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.7
 21K
Elegy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Cultural critic David Kepesh finds his life -- which he indicates is a state of "emancipated manhood" -- thrown into tragic disarray by Consuela Castillo, a well-mannered student who awakens a sense of sexual possessiveness in her teacher.
Style: sincere, suspenseful, sexy, serious, erotic ...
Plot: teacher student sex, age difference, love and romance, obsession, teachers and students, infidelity, older man younger woman relationship, couples, sexual attraction, danger, critic, lust ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 3K
Love Ranch (2010)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Story of a couple that starts the first legal brothel in Nevada and a boxer they own a piece of.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sexual, based on true events
Plot: brothel, prostitute, lifestyle, family problems, dishonesty, workplace, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, infidelity, pimp, couples, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Great Gatsby (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stock broker Nick Carraway consents to play Cupid for his rich married first cousin Daisy Buchanen and her former love, successful bootlegger and forger Jay Gatsby.
Style: sentimental, captivating, stylized, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: tragic love, obsession, infidelity, lifestyle, love affair, love triangle, unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, social differences, society, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois, oxford university, yale university
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.0
 212K
Before Sunset (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Nine years ago two strangers met by chance and spent a night in Vienna that ended before sunrise. They are about to meet for the first time since. Now they have one afternoon to find out if they belong together.
Style: sincere, semi serious, sentimental, emotional, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, reunion, lovers reunited, introspection, lifestyle, romance, unfulfilled love, lovers, encounter, regret, marriage, french ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, texas, manhattan new york city, paris france, budapest hungary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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