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, teachers and students, prodigy, love and romance, destructive relationship, love affair, artists and showbiz, society, couples, working class, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, ego clash, romance, dancing, fascist, genius, painter, musician, student, party ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 1940s, 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 love and romance, couples, 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), The Children of the Century (1999), The Last Station (2009), Sylvia (2003), Carrington (1995). 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, realistic, serious, emotional, intense ...
Plot: womanizer, love triangle, infidelity, painter, older man younger woman relationship, mistress, physical abuse, couple relations, artist, love affair, love and romance, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 40s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: poland, europe, france, paris france, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: sexual, realistic, emotional, serious
Plot: infidelity, feminism, destructive relationship, love affair, unfulfillment, writer's life, artists and showbiz, romance, forbidden love, tragic love, lifestyle, gender ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1830s
Place: italy, france, venice, europe, geneva switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, family relations, love and romance, writer's life, golden years, parents and children, lifestyle, adultery, betrayal, husband wife relationship, philosophy, secretary ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 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, gloomy, serious, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, drinking, writing, love, poet, snow, beach, boat, college, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, campus, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 6.8
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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: soldier, painter, conscientious objector, romance, friendship, artists and showbiz, gender, anti conformity, lifestyle, friends, unlikely couple, sexual relations ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, 20s, 30s, victorian ...
Place: england, europe, wales, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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: 20th century, 90s, 50s, 1950s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, atmospheric, realistic, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: aging, dealing with death, fall in love, unfulfillment, couple relations, artists and showbiz, love and romance, unfulfilled love, romance, midlife crisis, prostitute, impossible love ...
Place: italy, usa, europe, tennessee, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: intellectual, realistic, touching, talky, serious ...
Plot: aging, starting over, writer's life, friendship, human nature, understanding, vitality, friends, couples, hopes, artists and showbiz, golden years ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, emotional, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: politics, opposites attract, mccarthyism, couples, couple relations, love and romance, romance, radical, hollywood, love, communist, naval officer ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s, 50s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, new york, california, manhattan new york city, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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, intellectual ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, infidelity, mentor, pregnancy, poet, gays and lesbians, romance, fall in love, celebrity culture, life is a bitch, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: holland, france, europe, paris france, brussels belgium ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: realistic, sincere, serious, clever, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, unfaithful wife, adultery, marriage, friendship, college, betrayal, couples, society, friends, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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, captivating ...
Plot: romance, infidelity, farm, fall in love, love affair, destructive relationship, dishonesty, love and romance, culture clash, bankruptcy, male female relationship, love story ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 20s, 30s, 1930s ...
Place: africa, kenya, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: emotional, serious, stylized, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations, infidelity, lifestyle, dishonesty, couples, artists and showbiz, romance, love affair, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, edwardian era, twentieth century, 1900s
Place: england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: teachers and students, age difference, sexual attraction, obsession, love and romance, infidelity, teacher student relationship, older man younger woman relationship, older man younger woman sex, teacher student sex, hedonism, cuban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, couple relations, love and romance, talented, wife husband relationship, dreams, artists and showbiz, censorship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, year 1944, 1960s ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, touching, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, starting over, love triangle, infidelity, working class, dysfunctional family, romance, love affair, couple relations, family gatherings, hopes, breakup ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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, loneliness, painter, artist, lifestyle, lesbian love, love of one's life, life ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s, 30s ...
Place: mexico, latin america, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, mexico city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, emotional, serious, sentimental, thought provoking ...
Plot: racism, overdose, showbiz, discrimination, hollywood, love and romance, unfulfillment, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, performer's life, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 60s, 50s, 1950s ...
Place: usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, clever, serious, talky, witty ...
Plot: infidelity, writer's life, estate, social differences, rise to the top, ambition, couple relations, unfulfillment, family relations, love, rise and fall, society ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: serious, realistic, based on true events, captivating, sexual
Plot: brothel, prostitute, lifestyle, family problems, dishonesty, workplace, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, pimp, infidelity, couples, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: visionary, lifestyle, ambition, obsession, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, artists and showbiz, rise to the top, destructive relationship, couples, love ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 30s, year 1938, year 1918 ...
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new mexico, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Effie Gray (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A look at the mysterious relationship between Victorian art critic John Ruskin and his teenage bride Effie Gray.
Style: stylized, captivating, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, romance, love, love and romance, unfulfillment, self discovery, couples, crumbling marriage, fall in love, art critic, artists and showbiz, critic ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Deep Blue Sea (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The wife of a British Judge is caught in a self-destructive love affair with a Royal Air Force pilot.
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, serious, intense ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, forbidden love, destructive relationship, judge, romance, hidden identity, family problems, love and romance, crumbling marriage, love, couple relations ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
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 2K
L'ennui (1998)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A philosophy teacher restless with the need to do something with his life meets a young woman suspected of driving an artist to his death. He finds the very simple Cecilia irritating but develops a sexual rapport with her. Obsessed with the need to ...
Style: psychological, erotic, sexy, sexual, emotional ...
Plot: obsession, love triangle, midlife crisis, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, love affair, femme fatale, infidelity, passionate interest, sexual obsession, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.5
 119K
Brooklyn (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, Ireland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In 1950s Ireland and New York, young Ellis Lacey has to choose between two men and two countries.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: immigrants, love triangle, working class, love and romance, love affair, starting over, community, true love, ship, marriage, homesickness, boarding house ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, manhattan new york city, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: sincere, realistic, touching, sexual, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: theater, infidelity, artists and showbiz, couple relations, romance, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, actor's life, unfulfillment, siblings relations, love and romance, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: clever, serious, emotional, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, love triangle, couples, family relations, unfulfillment, siblings relations, romance, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, fall in love, betrayal ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1930s, 1940s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Painted Veil (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A British medical doctor fights a cholera outbreak in a small Chinese village, while also being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: loveless marriage, couple relations, love and romance, infidelity, crumbling marriage, marriage, doctor, couples, redemption, epidemic, unfulfillment, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: china, shanghai, asia, shanghai china, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 241
Priest of Love (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Mexico, Italy
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: realistic, serious, talky, touching, sentimental
Plot: rebellion, rise and fall, society, couples, womanizer, couple relations, love affair, writer's life, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: latin america, mexico, europe, usa, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Man from Elysian Fields (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A failed novelist's inability to pay the bills strains relations with his wife and leads him to work at an escort service where he becomes entwined with a wealthy woman whose husband is a successful writer.
Style: touching, clever, witty, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, rejection, vandalism, prostitute, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, romance, crumbling marriage, love and romance, writer's life, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: santa monica california, pasadena california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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