Movies like The Proposition 1996

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The Proposition (1996)
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The Proposition (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In early 19th century Wales, Catherine Morgan, a widow with two daughters, must endure the bumpy road to a distant market in order to sell her cattle to save her farm and family.
Style: atmospheric, uplifting, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: family relations, estate, colonel, cattle, survival, adventure, gambling, love triangle, romance, alcohol abuse, on the road, human spirit, love and romance, farm, self discovery, sexual content, single parent, rise and fall, countryside, folk hero, downfall, hopes, dealing with death, abduction, violence ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: wales, england

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Most similar movies to The Proposition

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and atmospheric films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, society, fall in love, family relations and love triangle mostly in Drama, Romance and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Proposition: Firelight (1997), A Hazard of Hearts (1987), Hideous Kinky (1998), Wuthering Heights (1970), August (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Firelight (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Firelight is a period romance/drama film written and directed by William Nicholson. It was Nicholson's first, and to date only, film as director.
Style: uplifting, serious, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: governess, love affair, fall in love, family relations, love and romance, hopes, parents and children, couples, estate, couple relations, mother daughter relationship, british ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s, 90s, 1830s
Place: england, europe, london, san francisco
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100%
A Hazard of Hearts (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When compulsive gambler Sir Giles Staverley has lost his estate and all his money playing dice, he realises that he only has one thing left of value: his daughter Serena. In a final game, he stakes his daughter's hand in marriage, convinced ...
Style: captivating, realistic, semi serious, atmospheric, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gambling, couples, estate, romance, ambition, superhero, love and romance, dishonesty, cave, suicide, sword duel, duel ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe
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53%
Hideous Kinky (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In 1972, disenchanted about the dreary conventions of English life, 25-year-old Julia heads for Morocco with her daughters, six-year-old Lucy and precocious eight-year-old Bea.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: hippie, sister, culture clash, love and romance, single parent, celebrity culture, family relations, self discovery, parents and children, cons and scams, lovers, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: morocco, london, africa, europe, england
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52%
Wuthering Heights (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Earnshaws are Yorkshire farmers during the early 19th Century. One day, Mr. Earnshaw returns from a trip to the city, bringing with him a ragged little boy called Heathcliff. Earnshaw's son, Hindley, resents the child, but Heathcliff ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, gloomy, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, family relations, orphan, vengeance, couples, power relations, love and romance, romance, society, unfulfillment, master and servant, true love ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1920s, 70s
Place: england, yorkshire, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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August (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in 1890s North Wales over a long, hot August weekend, the Victorian calm of a household is suddenly upset with the arrival of a London couple who impose their city ways and thoughts on the more rurally based family. An adaptation of Anton ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, friendship, love triangle, self discovery, family problems, siblings relations, love and romance, romance, fall in love, midlife crisis, unsupportive spouse, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, victorian era, future
Place: wales, europe, england, scotland, london ...
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42%
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Jane Eyre (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Charlotte Bronte's classic novel is filmed yet again. The story of the Yorkshire orphan who becomes a governess to a young French girl and finds love with the brooding lord of the manor is given a standard romantic flare, but sparks do not seem ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, gothic, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: french, society, youth, couples, fall in love, estate, love and romance, master and servant, mystery, romance, shyness, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain
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42%
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Jane Eyre (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Jane Eyre is an orphan cast out as a young girl by her aunt, Mrs. Reed, and sent to be raised in a harsh charity school for girls. There she learns to be come a teacher and eventually seeks employment outside the school. Her advertisement is ...
Style: realistic, romantic, melancholic, emotional, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: orphan, romance, love triangle, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, power relations, family relations, parents and children, haunted by the past, love affair, rich and poor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe, britain
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41%
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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: captivating, stylized, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, romance, love, unfulfillment, self discovery, couples, fall in love, love and romance, crumbling marriage, art critic, performer's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
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41%
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Northanger Abbey (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Ireland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young woman's penchant for sensational Gothic novels leads to misunderstandings in the matters of the heart.
Style: realistic, feel good, psychological, humorous, romantic ...
Plot: love and romance, estate, aristocracy, family relations, fall in love, society, friendship, countryside, inheritance, coming of age, horse, romance ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe
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41%
Mansfield Park (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In Mansfield Park, poverty-stricken Fanny Price is sent away to live with her wealthy uncle and aunt at Mansfield Park. As she struggles to adapt to her new lifestyle she begins to attract the attentions of suitors, learning about the sexual ...
Style: realistic, stylized, witty, romantic, suspense ...
Plot: love triangle, family relations, estate, couple relations, couples, social differences, fall in love, society, love and romance, unfulfilled love, romance, infidelity ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe, britain
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40%
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Beautiful Fall (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ninni is sixteen and she lives in a beautiful mansion in the swedish countryside with her family.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, eccentric family, teenage love, fall in love, countryside, parents and children, teenage life, romance, love and romance, estate, bittersweet, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
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39%
Map of the Human Heart (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Australia, UK, Canada, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Fantastic improbabilities, happenstance and the undying bridge of love are part of this romantic fantasy about an Inuit who crosses years, oceans and the ravages of WWII to find his childhood love, a Metis girl, but finds that their cultures are the ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, map, love triangle, nudity (full frontal - brief), tuberculosis, bittersweet, friendship, romance, destiny, childhood sweetheart, friends, adulthood ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 90s, 60s, year 1965 ...
Place: canada, england, germany, london, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Great Expectations (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Miss Havisham, a wealthy spinster who wears an old wedding dress and lives in the dilapidated Satis House, asks Pip's "Uncle Pumblechook" (who is actually Joe's uncle) to find a boy to play with her adopted daughter Estella. Pip ...
Style: captivating, emotional, realistic, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: generosity, orphan, unfulfilled love, love and romance, redemption, social differences, hopes, rise to the top, haunted by the past, benefactor, humble, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Waiting Room (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two complete strangers, ANNA and STEPHEN, are brought together by chance by an elderly man who waits for his wife on a station platform. Their fateful meeting acts as a catalyst for them to examine and challenge what's going on in their ...
Style: touching, emotional, captivating, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: love affair, romance, couples, breakup, family problems, family relations, friendship, train, single parent, chance meeting, stranger, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
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36%
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Far and Away (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A young man (Cruise) leaves Ireland with his landlord's daughter (Kidman) after some trouble with her father, and they dream of owning land at the big giveaway in Oklahoma ca. 1893. When they get to the new land, they find jobs and begin saving ...
Style: realistic, captivating, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: adventure, love and romance, romance, follow your dream, opposites attract, against the odds, obsessive quest, rise and fall, american dream, irish, young lovers, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: usa, ireland, boston, europe, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Far from the Madding Crowd (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
Story: This powerful adaptation of Thomas Hardy's classic novel spins a story of passion and destruction set in the nineteenth century. The proud, flighty and bewitching Bathsheba Everdene finds herself entangled into the passions of three men and her ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: victorian england, rich and poor, love affair, couple relations, wooing, unfulfilled love, social differences, infidelity, fall in love, love triangle, romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Patagonia (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Argentina, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Patagonia narrates the journeys of two women - one looking for her past, the other for her future. The film inter-cuts between their stories, in which one of them travels south to north through the Welsh springtime and the other east to west through ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, road movie, serious, sincere ...
Plot: last wish, self discovery, on the road, elderly, couples, society, hopes, crumbling marriage, love affair, family problems, desert, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, latin america, europe, argentina, wales ...
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35%
Mansfield Park (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 261 min.
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Story: Drama series based on the novel by Jane Austen. Mansfield Park is the magnificient country residence of Sir Thomas Bertram and his family. It is here that their poor relation Fanny Price is brought up. Never allowed to forget her good fortune, Fanny ...
Style: serious, witty, realistic
Plot: love and romance, rich and poor, estate, wooing, love triangle, couples, family relations, romance, cousin cousin relationship, sister sister relationship, adultery, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Samsara (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: India, Germany, France, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A love story situated in the Himalayas. A Buddhist monk can't choose between life and the way of the Buddha.
Style: philosophical, thought provoking, serious, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: buddhism, monk, self discovery, human nature, monastery, social differences, culture clash, buddhist monk, lifestyle, society, hopes, rich and poor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, tibet, himalaya, india
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34%
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Sons & Lovers (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 192 min.
Story: Filmmaker Stephen Whittaker adapts author D.H. Lawrence's simmering tale of sex, love, and family. In the years leading up to World War I, the problems faced by many families were uncannily similar to the issues that mankind would still be ...
Style: serious, realistic, romantic, sincere
Plot: family relations, self discovery, couples, family problems, family in crisis, parents and children, dysfunctional family, romance, crumbling marriage, writer's life, love and romance, death in the family ...
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33%
Travelers and Magicians (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia, Bhutan, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young government official, named Dondup, who is smitten with America (he even has a denim gho) dreams of escaping there while stuck in a beautiful but isolated village. He hopes to connect in the U.S. with a visa out of the country. He misses the ...
Style: serious, captivating, atmospheric, road movie
Plot: illusion, self discovery, adventure, friendship, introspection, on the road, culture clash, clergy, countryside, society, hopes, magic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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32%
The Yellow Handkerchief (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A road trip through Louisiana transforms three strangers who were originally brought together by their respective feelings of loneliness.
Style: realistic, uplifting, emotional, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: self discovery, romance, starting over, unlikely couple, adolescence vs adulthood, couple relations, on the road, haunted by the past, unlikely partners, social misfits, youth, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans, southern usa
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32%
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Onegin (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the opulent St. Petersburg of the Empire period, Eugene Onegin is a jaded but dashing aristocrat - a man often lacking in empathy, who suffers from restlessness, melancholy and, finally, regret. Through his best friend Lensky, Onegin is ...
Style: atmospheric, clever, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, forbidden love, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, unrequited love, obsession, tragic love, countryside, love affair, soldier ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, victorian era, 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, london, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Star Maker (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The adventures and deceptions of a photographer who travels through the small villages of Sicily pretending that he is working for the big film studios in Rome.
Style: uplifting, serious, sincere, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: filmmaking, self discovery, love and romance, romance, hidden identity, disorder, village, cons and scams, countryside, village life, on the road, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: italy, sicily, europe, rome italy, madrid ...
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31%
Far from the Madding Crowd (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on the literary classic by Thomas Hardy, Far from the Madding Crowd is the story of independent, beautiful and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene, who attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer, captivated by her fetching ...
Style: emotional, romantic, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: victorian england, looking for love, romance, couples, love and romance, love affair, countryside, couple relations, english countryside, unrequited love, dishonesty, housekeeper ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Century (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Turn-of-the-century love story centered around a young doctor and the emergence of modern science.
Style: touching, emotional, uplifting, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: medical school, morality, doctor, power relations, doctors and patients, workplace situations, heroic mission, love affair, obsessive quest, romance, love and romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, turn of the century, 19th century, 1890s
Place: england, london, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Jane Eyre (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After a bleak childhood, Jane Eyre goes out into the world to become a governess. As she lives happily in her new position at Thornfield Hall, she meet the dark, cold, and abrupt master of the house, Mr. Rochester. Jane and her employer grow close ...
Style: touching, gothic, atmospheric, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: forbidden love, social differences, unlikely couple, fall in love, power of love, master and servant, romance, rich and poor, estate, young woman, love and romance, love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s, 70s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Wuthering Heights (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A poor boy of unknown origins is rescued from poverty and taken in by the Earnshaw family where he develops an intense relationship with his young foster sister, Cathy. Based on the classic novel by Emily Bronte.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, emotional, gloomy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: tragic love, family relations, forbidden love, true love, step siblings, orphan, countryside, obsession, siblings relations, adoption, social differences, rich and poor ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
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30%
Dreaming of Joseph Lees (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Set in rural England in the 1950s Eva (Samantha Morton) fantasises about her handsome, worldly cousin Joseph Lees (Rupert Graves), with whom she fell in love as a girl. However, stuck in a closed community she becomes the object of someone ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: lust, love triangle, obsession, romance, bittersweet, forbidden love, tragic love, love affair, unfulfilled love, wedding, family relations, couples ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Gypsy Girl (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young, lonely, mentaly retarded teenage girl finds solace in burying dead animals after the sudden death of a friend of hers.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological
Plot: pets, countryside, village, family relations, church, social relations, solace, family problems, romance, misfit, mentally challenged, dealing with death ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%