Movies like Queen of Spades 1982

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Queen of Spades (1982)
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Queen of Spades
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: greed, card game, ghost, gambling, secret
Time: 19th century
Place: russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, gloomy and emotional films with plots about greed, gambling, card game, death, father son relationship, secret and ghost mostly in Drama, Romance and Western genres. Some movies like Queen of Spades: Ebenezer (1998), Wuthering Heights (2009), Vystrel (1966), The Wedding (1973), The Old Curiosity Shop (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ebenezer
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Western, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: No overview found.A Wild West retelling of Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol," with Scrooge as a land baron, gunfighter, and card cheat who is visited by three spirits who attempt to teach him the true meaning of Christmas.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, ghost, old west, family, starting over, redemption, fish out of water, hopes, family relations, social relations, supernatural, boss and employee ...
Time: 19th century
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Wuthering Heights
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Foundling Heathcliff is raised by the wealthy Earnshaws in Yorkshire but in later life launches a vendetta against the family.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, classic literature ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love affair, social differences, romance, unfulfilled love, estate, love and romance, society, unfulfillment, forbidden love, obsession, destructive relationship, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe
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    User:   87%
 
 7.4
 56
Vystrel
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 77 min.
Plot: nobility, duel, russian army, challenge, shooting, insult
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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System:   71%
    User:   83%
 
 7.2
 810
The Wedding
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, offbeat ...
Plot: love affair, pregnancy, revolution, love and romance, romance, ghost, couples, journalism, state affairs, family relations, independence, poet ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century
Place: austria, europe, poland, russia
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System:   68%
    User:   67%
 
The Old Curiosity Shop
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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: nanny, unlikely criminals, downfall, store, countryside, life is a bitch, orphan, master and servant, on the run, mysterious character, chase, frame up ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe
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Luna Park
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Russia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Andrei is the head of a gang of antisemitic skinheads clinging to the old communist ideals in post-Communist Moscow. When he learns that his long lost father actually is a Jewish bohemian living in Moscow, rather than an Afghanistan war hero, he ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, thought provoking, emotional ...
Plot: gang, self discovery, parents and children, anti semitism, racism, social decay, skinhead, hopes, society, going straight, human nature, interracial relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: russia, moscow russia, ussr
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System:   62%
    User:   57%
 
 8.0
 806
The Flight
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 196 min.
Story: The film is about a group of people who in other times wouldn't have anything in common, some of them innocent bystanders, some moral criminals. But nothing is straightforward and simple. From Russia "the run" continues to ...
Plot: ghost, mental illness, public execution, emigration, remorse, emigrant, public hanging, war atrocity, russian civil war, card game, war crime, hanging ...
Time: 1920s
Place: russia, france, paris france
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Heritage
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: millionaire, adultery, extramarital affair, secret, money, infidelity, greed, heir, inheritance
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System:   51%
    User:   45%
 
Island of 1000 Delights
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Bea Fiedler and Olivia Pascal star in this erotic tale set against the backdrop of the sun soaked Seychelles, and detailing the situation that arises when an incurable gambling addict loses his wife in a wager with a casino owner who runs a secret ...
Plot: beach, torture, sexploitation, rape, sex, stripper, island, prostitution, tropical island, betting, rolls royce, roulette ...
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System:   49%
    User:   50%
 
 7.2
 99
The Peasants
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 653 min.
Story: In a bucolic Polish hamlet, the tense relationship between a father and son reaches a boiling point when the men lose their hearts to the same woman and vie for her affections. Based on Wladyslaw Reymont's Nobel Prize-winning book and helmed by ...
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System:   46%
    User:   40%
 
A House Divided
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
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Plot: will, white male black female relationship, racial prejudice, sibling rivalry, deep south, pregnant from rape, bigotry, sexual attraction, grandmother, family secret, social injustice, post civil war ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   49%
 
The Most Beautiful Night In The World
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 160 min.
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Undertow
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Peru, Colombia, France, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A married fisherman struggles to reconcile his devotion to his male lover within his town's rigid traditions.
Style: sincere, serious, touching, emotional, gloomy
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, peru
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    User:   37%
 
Angels and Insects
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
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Style: stylized, serious, realistic, sincere, enigmatic ...
Plot: incest, male nudity, period piece, parents and children, secrets, fall in love, love and romance, romance, adaptation, obsession, beautiful scenery, society ...
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Place: england, europe
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    User:   51%
 
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    User:   53%
 
The House of the Spirits
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Duration: 140 min.
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Diamonds (US)
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Country: USA, South Africa, Canada, UK
Duration: 240 min.
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    User:   45%
 
I Even Met Happy Gypsies
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Country: Yugoslavia
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 5.4
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Dead Bullet
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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    User:   34%
 
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Hamlet
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
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Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
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Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, russia
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    User:   30%
 
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Too Late Blues
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Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
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Maladonna
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Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
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System:   36%
    User:   31%
 
A Shadow You Soon Will Be
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: road movie
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Indian Summer
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Country: Italy, France
Duration: 132 min.
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    User:   41%
 
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Deal
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Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, tense, psychological
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, texas, usa
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    User:   36%
 
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Silas Marner
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Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
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Time: 19th century
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Hamlet
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 242 min.
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Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: betrayal, shakespeare, murder, tragedy, ghost, insanity, prince, revenge, literature, adaptation, tragic hero, royal court ...
Time: 19th century, middle ages, 18th century, 1800s
Place: denmark, europe, england
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    User:   33%
 
When the Last Sword is Drawn
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Kanichiro Yoshimura is a Samurai and Family man who can no longer support his wife and children on the the low pay he receives from his small town clan, he is forced by the love for his family to leave for the city in search of higher pay to support ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: samurai, heroes, life is a bitch, tragic hero, human spirit, political unrest, hopes, society, state affairs, unfulfillment, changing lives, emperor ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   37%
 
Second Generation
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: An explosive two-part drama about love, family and identity - set around the tangled relationships of two Indian families with a deep-rooted, shared history.
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, emotional, thought provoking
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   32%
 
 7.4
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True Grit
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The murder of her father sends a teenage tomboy, Mattie Ross (Kim Darby), on a mission of "justice", which involves avenging her father's death. She recruits a tough old marshal, "Rooster" Cogburn (John Wayne), because he ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, realistic, captivating ...
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    User:   35%
 
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