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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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, atmospheric and emotional films with plots about love and romance, greed, family relations, society, secret, couples and romance mostly in Drama, History and Crime genres. Some movies like Queen of Spades: War and Peace: Part II (1966), Vystrel (1967), War and Peace: Part IV (1967), Der Besuch der alten Dame (2008), The Lonely Voice of Man (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, ball, engagement, based on a novel, soldier, aristocrat
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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95%
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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, russian army, challenge, nobility, duel
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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78%
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
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78%
Der Besuch der alten Dame (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In her teens, Mme. Zachanassian had to flee her home town in disgrace. Now she's old and rich and the town is facing bankruptcy. But she returns with news that she wants to help - as long as the townsfolk kill someone for her.
Plot: hometown, retribution, greed, money, rich woman, legacy
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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, archive footage, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, loneliness, wife husband relationship, man-woman relation
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
24 Hours in the Life of a Woman (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in 1913, 1936 and 2001. When he returns to the casino and seaside resort of his early teens, Louis, a 78 year old man encounters Olivia, a 19 year old young woman madly in love with a violent cad. Louis tells the story of his own mother having a ...
Plot: sex scene, casino, female nudity, gambler, resort, young woman, falling in love, memory, widow
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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 secrets, teenage girl, choir, family secret
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
At the Beginning of Glorious Days (1980)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: East Germany, Soviet Union
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Late 17th century. With no access to the sea, Russia suffers great losses in foreign trade. Peter tries to capture the Turkish fortress of Azov, but with no success: he can win only if he has a fleet. Peter’s ukases provoke the Boyars’ ...
Plot: czar, mutiny, execution, decapitation
Time: 18th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Barbara (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Young vicar Mr. Paul arrives at the Faroe Islands to take up a benefice, and meets the young Barbara, twice married to vicars, and with both husbands laid cold in the grave. Despite the warnings of the surrounding community and his own religious ...
Plot: love, widow
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Crime and Punishment (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 200 min.
Story: John Simm stars in this adaptation of Dostoyevsky's tragic masterpiece - a profound drama of redemption and a thrilling detective story of the soul.
Plot: murder
Time: 19th century
Place: st. petersburg russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Key (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ikuko is a mature, reserved Kyoto woman married for many years to a respectable, now-middle-aged man. The only problem in their relationship has been that her husband is dissatisfied with her lack of passion during lovemaking. All this changes after ...
Plot: diary, midlife crisis, cuckolded husband, older man younger woman marriage, marriage crisis, female full frontal nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Nowhere to Run (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harry's married to Marian and things are not going all that well, so he wants out but somehow feels that a divorce is not the answer. After developing a winning blackjack system, he hatches a plan that takes years of preparation: to fake his ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, secret, suicide, private detective
Place: san francisco, las vegas
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45%
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, sentimental, gloomy, emotional
Plot: greed, village life, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, love and romance, romance, bankruptcy, true love, young lovers, society, couples ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: realistic, psychological, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: gambling, card game, millionaire, gambler, dishonesty, firefighter, lottery, life is a bitch, countryside, danger, drifter, human nature ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Hubertus Castle (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A drama directed by Harald Reindl, based on the novel by Ludwig Ganghofer.
Plot: hunting, hunter, animal, narrow mindedness, hillside, falling to death, son, girl, boy, father son relationship, hill, hut
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Shameless (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It's the summer of 1951 in Oslo. Lillian and Amund Wang are blessed with their first and only child. Adrian Wang - a boy or a girl?
Plot: secret, bully, bullying, transsexual, albino, shame, oedipus complex
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Magician of Lublin (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Yasha is a Jewish stage magician who tours through eastern Europe while destroying his career through personal problems. He has one more chance at theatrical success, but he needs to do a brand new trick in a Warsaw theater.
Plot: haircut, illusionist, magician, stage magician
Time: 1800s, 19th century
Place: poland
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43%
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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: inheritance, heir, money, secret, extramarital affair, infidelity, millionaire, adultery, greed
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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A Death in the Family (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young wife's religious faith is shaken when her husband dies in a car accident.
Plot: death of husband, brother sister relationship, death of father, death, child's point of view, widow, mother son relationship
Time: 1910s
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41%
The Taebaek Mountains (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 168 min.
Story: The film originates from the great river story Taebaegsanmaek consisting of 10 volumes and is written by Cho Jeongrae. The story tries to describe and reveal a few generations-lasting conflicts between the haves (proprietors) and have-nots ...
Plot: leftist, korean, korean war
Time: 1950s, 1940s
Place: north korea, south korea, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Erfolg (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 265 min.
Story: For fans of history, this glimpse of Munich society in the 1920s will be a much-treasured event. The story revolves around an art-gallery manager who puts on a show featuring the scandalous works of a woman artist who committed suicide. He is ...
Plot: female nudity, politics, intrigue, barefoot woman, greed, bourgeoisie, smoking
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The Wedding (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: realistic, offbeat, sexual, semi serious, stylized ...
Plot: ghost, pregnancy, revolution, state affairs, love and romance, romance, love affair, satire, family relations, journalism, couples, poet ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s
Place: austria, europe, poland, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Great Expectations (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Charles Dickens' classic tale of Pip, a poor orphan who befriends an escaped convict and who grows up in the company of a bitter old woman, Miss Havisham, and her haughty young ward, Estella. Pip learns the rewards of both vindictiveness and ...
Style: serious, touching, emotional, contemplative, realistic
Plot: rich and poor, social differences, generosity, obsession, teaching the ways of the world, unfulfilled love, family relations, once in a lifetime opportunity, boarding school life, rise to the top, power relations, youth ...
Time: victorian, 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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My Friend Ivan Lapshin (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Russian provincial town in the middle of the 1930s Stalin's Great Purge. Ivan Lapshin, the head of the local police, does what he has to do. And he does it well.
Plot: child, police officer, siege, memory, childhood, raid, winter, chief of police, suicide attempt, war wound, provincial life, militia ...
Time: 1930s
Place: soviet union, russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Magnificent Ambersons (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The spoiled rotten and utterly unlikable rich kid George Amberson becomes horrified when his recently widowed mother rekindles her relationship with the wealthy Eugene Morgan, who she left decades earlier in order to marry George's father. As ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, unfulfillment, family problems, love and romance, mischievous children, dysfunctional family, downfall, couples, family life, human nature, social differences, adult virgin ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 1890s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Eagle in a Cage (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 1815. A soldier becomes the governor of St. Helena and jailer of Napoleon
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: island, napoleon, exile, fortress, battles, wartime life, unfulfilled love, soldier, empire fashion, warship, uniform, escape ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1810s
⇓ 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: realistic, atmospheric, stylized, captivating, serious
Plot: love and romance, unfulfillment, tragic hero, countryside, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, human nature, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia, caucasus, black sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Sparrow (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Catania, Sicilia 1854. A serious epidemic of cholera is hitting the region. Maria a 16 years old novice leaves her convent and returns her home to avoid contamination. Here she finds a difficult situation, in fact her stepmother and her half-sisters ...
Plot: cholera, volcano, novice, priest, love triangle, sister sister relationship, mother superior, catholic, catholic church, nun, religion, catholic priest ...
Time: 19th century
Place: sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: realistic, atmospheric, emotional, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: orphan, frame up, on the run, gambling, countryside, life is a bitch, mysterious character, society, store, chase, nanny, master and servant ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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A Woman's Life (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Normandy, 1819. Jeanne is a young woman full of childish dreams and innocence when she returns home after finishing her schooling in a convent. She marries a local Viscount, Julien de Lamare, who soon reveals himself to be a miserly and unfaithful ...
Plot: debt, gardening, seaside, grave, sea, sex scene, priest, infidelity, adultery, beach, illness, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%