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The Passion of Ayn Rand
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: emotional, serious, sexual, realistic, captivating, sentimental, touching, intellectual
Plot: writer's life, ego clash, romance, destructive relationship, love affair, artists and showbiz, love and romance, love triangle, couples, prodigy, crumbling marriage, teachers and students, working class, friends, society, unfulfillment, lifestyle, egoist, female bully, watching television, television show, breasts, television, ego, tv set ...
Time: 50s, 1960s, 1940s, 1950s
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 love and romance, couples, couple relations, romance, artists and showbiz, infidelity and unfulfillment mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like The Passion of Ayn Rand: The Children of the Century (1999), Surviving Picasso (1996), The Last Station (2009), Summer in February (2013), The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Children of the Century
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: emotional, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: fall in love, writer's life, romance, couple relations, destructive relationship, infidelity, forbidden love, love affair, tragic love, artists and showbiz, feminism, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1830s
Place: europe, france, venice, italy, geneva switzerland ...
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Surviving Picasso
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: serious, realistic, gloomy, sexual, intellectual ...
Plot: artist, love triangle, infidelity, womanizer, art, nudity (topless - notable), betrayal, romance, couple relations, drinking, women, creativity ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 1940s ...
Place: europe, france, poland, las vegas, new jersey ...
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The Last Station
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, death, marriage, adultery, betrayal, idealism, golden years, love, relationships, philosophy, love story, writers ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Summer in February
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: serious, emotional, realistic, stylized, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love affair, romance, love triangle, artists and showbiz, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, infidelity, siblings relations, unfulfilled love, dishonesty, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, twentieth century, edwardian era, 1900s
Place: england, cornwall
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The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone
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, realistic, sentimental, touching, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fall in love, couple relations, romance, destructive relationship, forbidden love, impossible love, infidelity, looking for love, love affair, love triangle, unfulfilled love, custody ...
Place: europe, tennessee, italy, usa, rome italy
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Total Eclipse
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, intellectual ...
Plot: gay, mentor, romance, infidelity, poetry, homosexuality, obsession, rebellion, violence, male nudity, artist, art ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: europe, france, holland, london, brussels belgium ...
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Shadowlands
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A play based on the friendship between CS Lewis and Joy Gresham.
Style: serious, talky, emotional, realistic, uplifting ...
Plot: fall in love, writer's life, romance, opposites attract, human spirit, couple relations, love affair, cancer, christianity, death, faith, marriage ...
Place: england, europe
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Carrington
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: emotional, sexual, talky, touching, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, friendship, artist, sexuality, obsession, relationships, love, marriage, male nudity, gay, love story, adultery ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, 19th century, 20s ...
Place: england, europe, london, wales
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Iris
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, emotional, intellectual, serious, realistic ...
Plot: writer's life, love, aging, mental illness, death, destiny, relationships, couple relations, mentor, nudity (topless - notable), life, writers ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 90s
Place: england, europe
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    User:   60%
 
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Priest of Love
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Following the banning and burning of his novel, "The Rainbow," D.H. Lawrence and his wife, Frieda, move to the United States, and then to Mexico. When Lawrence contracts tuberculosis, they return to England for a short time, then to Italy, ...
Style: serious, talky, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: writer's life, love affair, romance, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, womanizer, against the rules, rise and fall, couple relations, love and romance, rebellion, society ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: england, europe, mexico, new mexico, latin america ...
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Introducing Dorothy Dandridge
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: serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: actor's life, hollywood, performer's life, music, jazz, desire for fame, rise and fall, discrimination, rising to stardom, racism, showbiz, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 1950s ...
Place: usa, manhattan new york city
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    User:   46%
 
Age of Consent
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An elderly artist thinks he has become too stale and is past his prime. His friend (and agent) persuades him to go to an offshore island to try once more. On the island he re-discovers his muse in the form of a young girl.
Style: sexual, serious, sentimental, realistic, captivating
Plot: island, artists and showbiz, romance, starting over, love and romance, painter, fall in love, unlikely couple, human nature, couples, exotic island, australian ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: australia
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Sylvia
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Story of the relationship between the poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath.
Style: emotional, serious, psychological, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, drinking, writing, suicide, poetry, depression, artist, death, mental illness, adultery, suicide attempt, marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: england, europe, campus, london
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Out of Africa
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, emotional, touching, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: romance, culture clash, infidelity, adventure, colonialism, storytelling, love, destructive relationship, love story, friendship, adultery, marriage ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 30s, 20th century, 19th century ...
Place: africa, denmark, kenya
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Out of Order
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: I suppose this is the story of the beauty and brutality of a long-term marriage as seen through the eyes of a writer who aspires to make art, but makes his living writing popcorn movies. Someone who wants to be a good man, but finds himself ...
Style: semi serious, clever, dark humor, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hollywood, unlikely couple, suburbs, writer's life, crumbling marriage, infidelity, couple relations, love affair, alcohol abuse, dysfunctional family, sexual relations, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, hungary
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Hammers Over the Anvil
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set in the summer of 1910 in Australia the film follows the story of 14 year old Alan Marshall (Alexander Outhread) as he stumbles out of childhood towards the exciting yet forbidding world of adulthood. For Alan, despite the effects of polio, ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, sincere
Plot: rehabilitation, human spirit, romance, couple relations, infidelity, forbidden love, love triangle, love affair, tragic love, true love, unfulfilled love, disability ...
Time: 1900s
Place: australia, south australia
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Nora
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: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: writer's life, couple relations, infidelity, romance, love affair, love triangle, sexual relations, artists and showbiz, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, master and servant ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: europe, ireland, italy
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Portrait of a Marriage
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, New Zealand
Duration: 219 min.
Story: The story of the real-life love affair between Vita Sackville-West and Violet Keppel.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: love affair, gays and lesbians, writer's life, couple relations, destructive relationship, infidelity, love triangle, sexual relations, tragic love, unfulfilled love, coming out, midlife crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, europe, new zealand, usa, virginia
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Mahler on the Couch
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Alma Mahler's affair with the young architect Walter Gropius sets in motion a marital drama that forces her husband Gustav Mahler to seek advice from Sigmund Freud.
Style: psychological, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: infidelity, musician's life, couple relations, love triangle, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, couples, losing-it hero, prodigy, music, psychoanalysis ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: amsterdam, europe, germany, holland
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Shadowlands
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned writer and professor, leads a passionless life until he meets spirited poet Joy Gresham
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, romance, cancer, literature, marriage, british, introspection, death, love, love story, philosophy, relationships ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: england, europe
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    User:   47%
 
Dangerous Beauty
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Veronica is brilliant, gifted and beautiful, but the handsome aristocrat she loves, Marco Venier, cannot marry her because she is penniless and of questionable family. So Veronica's mother, Paola, teaches her to become a courtesan, one of the ...
Style: sexual, witty, serious, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, prostitute, prostitution, poetry, marriage, sword fight, betrayal, period piece, love story, women, destiny, love ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance
Place: italy, venice, europe, poland, cyprus
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Balzac: A Passionate Life
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 180 min.
Story: He burned with ambition. He lusted for life. He lived for passion. This is the sprawling saga of Honoré de Balzac (Gérard Depardieu), a man who created a great literary oeuvre from the dramas and adventures of his own life - a life that he shaped ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: fall in love, romance, master and servant, writer's life, innocence lost, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, love triangle, haunted by the past, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, france, switzerland, black sea, paris france
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Elizabeth I
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 223 min.
Story: HBO miniseries about the the public and private lives of the later years of Queen Elizabeth I.
Style: epic, stylized, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: royal family, head of state, uninhibited rivalry, romance, royal court, love and romance, state affairs, couples, queen elizabeth i, palace intrigue, queen of england, tragic hero ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe, dungeon, spain, scotland ...
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Georgia O'Keeffe
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Biopic of American artist Georgia O'Keeffe and her husband, photographer Alfred Stieglitz.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: rise to the top, couple relations, destructive relationship, ambition, artists and showbiz, couples, obsession, fall in love, lifestyle, love and romance, visionary, birthday ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 30s, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: usa, wisconsin, manhattan new york city, new mexico
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System:   42%
    User:   35%
 
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Byron
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Life and adventures of lord George Gordon Byron. BBC dramatization of the poet's final thirteen years
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, romanticism
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, sexual relations, artists and showbiz, love and romance, couples, womanizer, politics, obsession, social misfits, writer's life, society, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: ottoman empire, mediterranean sea, albania, india, greece ...
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    User:   45%
 
Twice in a Lifetime
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: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: golden years, suburbs, crumbling marriage, starting over, romance, human nature, introspection, infidelity, couple relations, love triangle, dysfunctional family, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle washington
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    User:   32%
 
Gable and Lombard
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A biography about the love affair between 1930s Hollywood superstars Clark Gable and Carole Lombard.
Style: semi serious, sexual, realistic, stylized
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, tragic love, actor's life, romance, unlikely couple, opposites attract, infidelity, love affair, love triangle, scavenger hunt, actor, actress ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 50s, 1930s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   41%
 
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Tom & Viv
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story of the marriage of the poet TS Eliot to socialite Vivienne Haigh-Wood, which had to cope with her gynaeological and emotional problems and his growing fame.
Style: psychological, serious, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: marriage, romance, mental illness, love, doctors, artist, writer's life, crumbling marriage, psychology, depression, betrayal, obsession ...
Time: 1930s, 1910s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   38%
    User:   42%
 
The Heart of Me
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: serious, gloomy, realistic, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, love affair, love triangle, parents and children, haunted by the past, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, society, pregnancy, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   33%
 
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Before Sunset
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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: talky, realistic, witty, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, marriage, loneliness, storytelling, memory, lovers reunited, depression, relationships, dialogue driven, love, dialogue, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, vienna, paris france, texas, india ...
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System:   38%
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