Movies like Queen of Spades

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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, card game, greed
Time: 19th century
Place: russia

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Most similar movies to Queen of Spades

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, stylized and atmospheric films with plots about secret, gambling, couples, greed, unfulfillment, parents and children and dishonesty mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Queen of Spades: Vystrel (1967), War and Peace: Part II (1966), The Lonely Voice of Man (1987), War and Peace: Part IV (1967), Heritage (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Vystrel (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 77 min.
Story: After receiving a slap in the face, Officer Silvio challenges the offending Count to a duel. However, urgent circumstances force the officer to leave, leaving the right to shoot. After many years, on the eve of the Count’s wedding, Silvio returns ...
Plot: insult, shooting, duel, russian army, nobility, challenge
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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95%
War and Peace: Part II (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 98 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, based on a novel, soldier, engagement, ball, aristocrat
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: civil war, wife husband relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, loneliness, man-woman relation
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, based on a novel
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 67
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: greed, secret, money, heir, millionaire, inheritance, adultery, extramarital affair, infidelity
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: semi serious, humorous, clever, stylized, witty ...
Plot: ghost, love and romance, love affair, state affairs, romance, journalism, couples, revolution, pregnancy, family relations, independence, poet ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century
Place: europe, austria, russia, poland
⇓ 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, psychological, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: gambling, card game, gambler, millionaire, human nature, lottery, dishonesty, buddies, countryside, drifter, danger, firefighter ...
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: realistic, serious, emotional, sentimental, gloomy
Plot: greed, parents and children, romance, couple relations, love and romance, village life, family relations, bankruptcy, village, couples, society, young lovers ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: horse carriage, gambling, lesbian sex, cuckolded husband, masturbation, dysfunctional marriage, dysfunctional couple, loveless marriage, billiards, large breasts, orgy, older man younger woman marriage ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: coffin, loss of father, death, snow
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: crisis of conscience, embassy, doctor, surgeon
Place: siberia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: church, secret, troubled teen, family secret, choir, teenage girl, family secrets
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Florence Nightingale (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Reflective drama of pioneering nurse, writer and noted statistician Florence Nightingale
Plot: historical event, hospital, nurse, nursing
Time: 19th century, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: secret, hospital, sibling relationship, african american, funeral, mother daughter relationship, deep south, cat, sister sister relationship, brother brother relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: psychological, serious, atmospheric, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: on the run, gambling, countryside, orphan, frame up, chase, nanny, store, society, survival, self discovery, innocence lost ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: atmospheric, serious, captivating, stylized, realistic
Plot: dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations, human nature, rivalry, tragic hero, countryside, couples, downfall, infidelity ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia, caucasus, black sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Confession (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Story: The Confession (1990) survives in Parajanov: The Last Spring (1992) in its original camera negative. It remained unfinished due to the death of Sergei Parajanov. The Confession (1990) was his favorite screenplay, which was written in the 1960s and ...
Plot: prison, confession, kgb, gulag, genius
Place: soviet union, russia, armenia, caucasus, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 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: sincere, semi serious, touching, intense, dramatic ...
Plot: contests and competitions, unfulfillment, curses spells and rituals, master and servant, haunted by the past, youth, disgraced, family relations, parents and children, estrangement, death in the family, family problems ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 6.0
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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, coffee, poisoning
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.3
 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, emotional, gloomy, stylized ...
Plot: ghost, vengeance, head of state, dishonesty, manic, unfulfillment, state affairs, parents and children, rivalry, betrayal, haunted by the past, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 942
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, student, bare ass, brother brother relationship, pastor, knock out, strip club, job offer, newcomer, dance instructor, male stripper ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 ⇓
32%
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: stylized, uplifting, serious, feel good, touching ...
Plot: friendship, apple, social differences, society, working class, friends, self discovery, youth, teaching the ways of the world, boy, playing violin, violin ...
Time: 60s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Wishing Tree (1976)
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, love, male objectification, boy meets girl, priest, tragedy, christianity
Place: georgia, caucasus, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: husband wife relationship, pistol, loneliness, ex husband ex wife relationship, secretary, son, partial female nudity, grandson, pension, daughter, circus
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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: psychological, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: fish out of water, military, midlife crisis, culture clash, high school, haunted by the past, obsession, unfulfillment, wartime life, post world war two, school principal, aviation ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 60s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 96
Loyalties (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lily and her three youngest children join her husband David Sutton, a doctor in an isolated northern Alberta town. Their eleven-year-old son arrives later from boarding school. David conceals a dark secret which caused the family to leave England ...
Plot: doctor, secret
Place: canada, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
An Independent Life (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Russia, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This is the second installment of a three-part series of autobiographical films about the director's life. The first, which won various awards for its maker, was entitled Zamri Oumi Voskresni and was later retitled Zari, Umri, Vokresni ...
Plot: teenager, male nudity, letter
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Cincinnati Kid (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An up-and-coming poker player tries to prove himself in a high-stakes match against a long-time master of the game.
Style: tense, realistic, clever, stylized, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: gambling, poker, gangsters, friendship, rich and poor, crimes, cons and scams, cards, partners, couples, buddies, dealer ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: new orleans, usa, los angeles, mississippi river, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
My Daughter's Secret Life (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Kaitlyn is a high school student whose obsession with gambling leads to her accumulating a mountain of debt. Her habit also causes a high degree of family tension.
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling, money raising, youth, obsession, teenage life, family problems, family relations, kids in trouble, high school life, addiction, parents and children, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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