Movies like Queen of Spades 1982

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Queen of Spades (1982)
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Queen of Spades (1982)
Original name: Пиковая дама
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hermann is an officer of the engineers in the Imperial Russian Army. He constantly watches the other officers gamble, but never plays himself. One night, Tomsky tells a story about his grandmother, an elderly countess. Many years ago, in France, she lost a fortune at cards, and then won it back with the secret of the three winning cards, which she learned from the notorious Count of St. Germain. Hermann becomes obsessed with obtaining the secret.
Plot: ghost, gambling, secret, greed, card game
Time: 19th century
Place: russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, stylized and atmospheric films with plots about loneliness, female nudity, countryside, secret, unfulfillment, ghost and betrayal mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Queen of Spades: Vystrel (1966), War and Peace: Part IV (1967), War and Peace: Part II (1966), Heritage (1979), Maladonna (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Vystrel (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 77 min.
Plot: nobility, duel, russian army, insult, shooting, challenge
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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95%
War and Peace: Part IV (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As Moscow is set ablaze by the retreating Russians, the Rostovs flee their estate, taking wounded soldiers with them, and unbeknownst to them, also Andrei. Pierre, dressed as a peasant, tries to assassinate Napoleon but is taken prisoner. As the ...
Plot: war
Time: 19th century
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67%
War and Peace: Part II (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the end of 1809, Natasha attends her first ball. Andrei falls in love with her and intends to marry her, but her father demands they wait. The prince travels abroad, and Natasha desperately longs for him. But she then meets Anatol Kuragin and ...
Plot: war, engagement, ball, aristocrat, soldier
Time: 19th century
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56%
 5.5
 66
Heritage (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Shipowner Kai Skaug is dead. The parson in his funeral speech speaks of a man who passed away in his prime, only 54 years old. The flower-decorated crematorium is filled with mourners. In the first row sits his old mother, his brother and sister, ...
Plot: heir, greed, infidelity, money, millionaire, secret, adultery, extramarital affair, inheritance
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 4.7
 42
Maladonna (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In late XIX century, rich and bored Maria (Paola Senatore) is after a more sexually interesting life and gets involved with Alessio who shows her other kinds of love. She soon becomes his sex slave but some unexpected consequences will arise from ...
Plot: gambling, lesbian sex, horse carriage, cuckolded husband, masturbation, pubic hair, billiards, large breasts, orgy, female full frontal nudity, female masturbation, female nudity
Time: 19th century, 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Music of Chance (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two men face the consequences of gambling after playing with men beyond their league.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: gambling, card game, gambler, millionaire, buddies, countryside, life is a bitch, human nature, down on your luck, danger, dishonesty, lottery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Séraphin: Heart of Stone (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Séraphin unfolds against the severe and achingly beautiful landscape of rural Quebec in 1889, where young lovers are torn from each other when a bankrupt shopkeeper forces his daughter into an arranged marriage to save his business. But true love ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, emotional, sentimental
Plot: greed, parents and children, village, love and romance, small town, couples, family relations, romance, young lovers, couple relations, true love, village life ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada, quebec
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47%
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The Wedding (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set at the turn of the century, the story concerns a Polish poet living in Cracow who has decided to marry a peasant girl. The wedding is attended by a heterogenous group of people from all strata of Polish society, who dance, get drunk and lament ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, offbeat ...
Plot: ghost, love affair, pregnancy, revolution, romance, love and romance, couples, journalism, state affairs, family relations, peasant, poet ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century
Place: austria, europe, poland, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Byelorussia Station (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The heroes of the movie last seen each other on the Belarusian railway station in the summer of 1945. A quarter-century, they meet at the funeral of comrade.
Plot: train, world war two
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Florence Nightingale (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Reflective drama of pioneering nurse, writer and noted statistician Florence Nightingale
Plot: nurse, nursing, historical event, hospital
Time: 19th century, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Journey to Another Town (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 93 min.
Plot: passion, jealousy, love
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Second Circle (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man tries to come to terms with his father's death and to deal with the mundane details of his burial in a society cut off from spirituality.
Plot: snow, death, loss of father, coffin
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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You and Me (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A neurosurgeon returns back to the USSR from Sweden and has to deal with rejection - both at work and at home.
Plot: doctor, surgeon, crisis of conscience, embassy
Place: siberia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Lonely Voice of Man (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The film is Sokurov's feature film debut and is based on the novel The River Potudan by Andrei Platonov. It's a story about the lives of people in the Russian countryside in the beginning of the 20th century. The film was completed in 1979 ...
Plot: man-woman relation, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, loneliness, civil war
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 62
Secrets (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Etta Berter is a doctor's wife in 1905 who has been unable to have children. The couple has one adopted daughter but she has always wanted more children. Julie Harris's character is the family's cook and close companion to their ...
Plot: secret, church, troubled teen, choir, teenage girl, family secret, family secrets
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Anton Chekhov's The Duel (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in a seaside resort in the Caucasus, the story centers on n'er do well, Laevsky (Andrew Scott) and his illicit relationship with his mistress Nadya (Fiona Glascott). Laevsky has convinced Nadya to leave her husband for him, but now wants to ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, atmospheric, captivating
Plot: uninhibited rivalry, human nature, countryside, love triangle, rivalry, unfulfillment, couples, tragic hero, downfall, couple relations, infidelity, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia, black sea, caucasus
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Steamroller and the Violin (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Seven year old Sasha practices violin every day to satisfy the ambition of his parents. Already withdrawn as a result of his routines, Sasha quickly regains confidence when he accidentally meets and befriends worker Sergei, who works on a ...
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, feel good, uplifting ...
Plot: self discovery, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, youth, friends, social differences, working class, society, playing violin, violin, children, apple
Time: 60s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Miracle in the Woods (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Quarreled sisters; Sarah and Wanda inherit property from their mother. It has always belonged to the family. Sarah insists on selling it as soon as possible because she has many difficulties. She goes there with her daughter; Gina. Wanda, on the ...
Plot: hospital, secret, sibling relationship, deep south, cat, african american, funeral, sister sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, brother brother relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Gabi (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Set towards the end of the 19th century, when coffee was first introduced to Korea, Russian sharpshooter Illichi and Joseon's first barista Danya are manipulated by Japanese officer Sadako into an elaborate plan to assassinate King Gojong.
Plot: assassination attempt, poison, poisoning
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Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Old Curiosity Shop (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A kindly shop owner whose overwhelming gambling debts allow a greedy landlord to seize his shop of dusty treasures. Evicted and with no way to pay his debts, he and his granddaughter flee.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: countryside, orphan, on the run, frame up, gambling, nanny, unlikely criminals, downfall, store, life is a bitch, master and servant, mysterious character ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Red Snowball Tree (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A former thief is released from a prison. He tries to start a new life with his penfriend - a good village woman, but his past doesn't let him go.
Plot: guilt, pen pal, alienation, peasant, middle aged man, sauna, countryside, river, redemption, village, mother son relationship
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The First Teacher (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 102 min.
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Plot: forced marriage, sheep, arranged marriage, communist, school, teacher, bare breasts, female nudity, children, river
Place: soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 144
Private Life (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mikhail Ulyanov is the Bergmanesque protagonist of the Russian Private Life. A government-appointed factory executive, Ulyanov is reduced to quivering confusion when he is dismissed. Recovering from this blow, he decides to review and realign his ...
Plot: secretary, partial female nudity, pistol, husband wife relationship, grandson, pension, circus, daughter, son, ex husband ex wife relationship, loneliness
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 8.4
 2K
Hamlet (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Shakespeare's 17th century masterpiece about the "Melancholy Dane" was given one of its best screen treatments by Soviet director Grigori Kozintsev. Kozintsev's Elsinore was a real castle in Estonia, utilized metaphorically as ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: ghost, haunted by the past, palaces castles and temples, dishonesty, rivalry, state affairs, head of state, tragic hero, betrayal, vengeance, parents and children, unfulfillment ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.9
 912
Chocolate City (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Life for a struggling college student changes in an instant when he meets the owner of a male strip club who convinces him to give amateur night a whirl.
Plot: secret, collage, stripper, student, job offer, male stripper, strip club, brother brother relationship, bare ass, knock out, newcomer, dance instructor ...
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30%
 7.7
 1K
Wings (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Maya Bulgakova gives a marvelous performance as a once heroic Russian fighter pilot now living a quiet, disappointingly ordinary life as a school principal.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, psychological
Plot: culture clash, haunted by the past, high school, school principal, aviation, obsession, midlife crisis, wartime life, fish out of water, military, unfulfillment, world war two ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Farewell (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Matyora is a small village on a beautiful island with the same name. The existence of the village is threatened with flooding by the construction of a dam. This is the story of the inhabitants of Matyora and their farewell to their homeland.
Plot: tree, old woman, water, island, lake, mute, peasant, paganism, farewell, fire, tradition, fog
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Wishing Tree (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 107 min.
Story: This poetic parable is part of Tenghiz Abuladze’s cinematic triptych: “The Supplication” – “The Wishing Tree” – “Repentance”. The place is Georgia at the beginning of the 20th century. That’s how director Tenghiz Abuladze ...
Plot: tree, priest, love, boy meets girl, male objectification, tragedy, christianity
Place: georgia, russia, caucasus
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Beyond the Ocean (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, USA, Austria
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young pregnant woman arrives in New York City from Russia, and her mind drifts to the past when she was coming of age in a coal mining town in Russia.
Plot: coming of age
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.6
 5K
I Am Dina (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Sweden, France, Germany, Denmark
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In Northern Norway during the 1860s, a little girl named Dina accidentally causes her mother's death. Overcome with grief, her father refuses to raise her, leaving her in the care of the household servants. Dina grows up wild and unmanageable, ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, touching, intense, dramatic ...
Plot: death in the family, haunted by the past, estrangement, youth, family problems, family relations, ghost, master and servant, contests and competitions, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%