Movies like The Remains of the Day

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The Remains of the Day (1993)
 7.8
 59K
The Remains of the Day (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A rule bound head butler's world of manners and decorum in the household he maintains is tested by the arrival of a housekeeper who falls in love with him in post-WWI Britain. The possibility of romance and his master's cultivation of ties with the Nazi cause challenge his carefully maintained veneer of servitude.
Style: psychological, emotional, touching, sincere, clever, bleak, serious, captivating, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: master and servant, butler, loyalty, aristocracy, nazism, couple relations, jewish, german, politics, career, self sacrifice, political unrest, housekeeper, country house, newspaper, flower, romance, family relations, lovers, parents and children, love and romance, choice, infidelity, fall in love, lost ...
Time: 1930s, 1950s, 30s, 50s, 40s, 20th century, 1940s ...
Place: england, britain, europe, germany

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Most similar movies to The Remains of the Day

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, melancholic, romantic and serious films with plots about romance, love and romance, catastrophe, dialogue, mentor, couples and runaway mostly in Romance, Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like The Remains of the Day: Howards End (1992), Sense and Sensibility (1995), A Room with a View (1985), 84 Charing Cross Road (1987), Shadowlands (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 26K
Howards End (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A saga of class relations and changing times in an Edwardian England on the brink of modernity, the film centers on liberal Margaret Schlegel, who, along with her sister Helen, becomes involved with two couples: wealthy, conservative industrialist ...
Style: emotional, realistic, stylized, romantic, melancholic ...
Plot: estate, wealthy family, seduction, inheritance, sister sister relationship, infidelity, love triangle, class differences, dysfunctional family, family drama, romance, character study ...
Time: 1910s, turn of the century, 20th century, edwardian era, 1900s ...
Place: england, london
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100%
Sense and Sensibility (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. Two daughters are the titular opposites.
Style: romantic, classic literature, sincere, dramatic, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love affair, jane austen, love triangle, romance, inheritance, love, happy ending, rich and poor, older man younger woman relationship, eligible bachelor, rich man poor woman, fall in love ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 18th century, 1810s, 1800s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Room with a View (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When Lucy Honeychurch and chaperon Charlotte Bartlett find themselves in Florence with rooms without views, fellow guests Mr Emerson and son George step in to remedy the situation. Meeting the Emersons could change Lucy's life forever but, once ...
Style: touching, captivating, realistic, scenic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, romance, tennis, fall in love, looking for love, couples, kiss, self discovery, novel, travel, female protagonist, spinster ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 18th century, 19th century
Place: italy, florence, england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
84 Charing Cross Road (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a humorous script-reader in her New York apartment sees an ad in the Saturday Review of Literature for a bookstore in London that does mail order, she begins a very special correspondence and friendship with Frank Doel, the bookseller who works ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, correspondence, romance, human nature, fall in love, love and romance, hopes, writer's life, couple relations, platonic, couples, friends ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, 50s, 20th century, 60s ...
Place: london, england, new york, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.3
 16K
Shadowlands (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned writer and professor, leads a passionless life until he meets spirited poet Joy Gresham
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, sincere, factual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, poet, college, romance, writer's life, falling in love, couple relations, oxford, husband wife relationship, attic, bachelor, honest ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pride & Prejudice (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Pride & Prejudice is a humorous story of love and life among English gentility during the Georgian era. Mr. Bennet is an English gentleman living in Hertfordshire with his overbearing wife and five daughters. If Mr. Bennet dies their house will ...
Style: romantic, witty, captivating, classic literature, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: jane austen, love and romance, social differences, couple relations, prejudice, unlikely couple, aristocracy, romance, society, rich and poor, pride and honor, fall in love ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 18th century, 1790s
Place: england, britain, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Brideshead Revisited (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Morocco
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Based on Evelyn Waugh's 1945 classic British novel, Brideshead Revisited is a poignant story of forbidden love and the loss of innocence set in England prior to the Second World War.
Style: sentimental, clever, serious, sincere, epic ...
Plot: catholicism, friendship, oxford, artist, nobility, university, society, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, siblings relations, love triangle ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: england, morocco, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Deep Blue Sea (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The wife of a British Judge is caught in a self-destructive love affair with a Royal Air Force pilot.
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, serious, intense ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, forbidden love, destructive relationship, judge, romance, hidden identity, family problems, love and romance, crumbling marriage, love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Belle du Seigneur (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Luxembourg, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: English-language adaptation of Albert Cohen's epic Swiss tale of a tortured love affair between a high-ranking Jewish official and the protestant wife of one of his employees.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, touching
Plot: tragic love, love triangle, infidelity, social differences, society, romance, love affair, anti semitism, political unrest, politics, unfulfillment, state affairs ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Great Gatsby (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifestyle of his neighbor, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. He is drawn into Gatsby's circle, becoming a witness to obsession ...
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: love and romance, infidelity, fall in love, love triangle, society, obsession, love affair, millionaire, wealth, couple relations, couples, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, post world war one
Place: new york, usa, long island, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Stanley & Iris (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An illiterate cook at a company cafeteria tries for the attention of a newly widowed woman. As they get to know one another, she discovers his inability to read. When he is fired, she takes on trying to teach him to read in her kitchen each night.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, sincere, serious ...
Plot: working class, love, unemployment, education, romance, teachers and students, love and romance, couple relations, school, life is a bitch, friendship, opposites attract ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 76K
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, captivating, gothic, atmospheric, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: social differences, love, master and servant, love and romance, rich and poor, romance, power of love, family secret, estate, couple relations, haunted by the past, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Surviving Picasso (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The passionate Merchant-Ivory drama tells the story of Francoise Gilot, the only lover of Pablo Picasso who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty and move on with her life.
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, emotional, intense ...
Plot: womanizer, love triangle, infidelity, painter, older man younger woman relationship, physical abuse, mistress, couple relations, artist, love affair, love and romance, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 40s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: poland, france, europe, paris france, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.8
 9K
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: couple relations, orphan, romance, love triangle, fall in love, family relations, love and romance, love affair, parents and children, rich and poor, power relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.5
 13K
Persuasion (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Persuasion is the newest adaptation of the classic Jane Austen novel of the same name published in 1818. Anne falls deeply in love with handsome young naval officer Frederick Wentworth at the age of nineteen.
Style: sentimental, emotional, romantic, touching, classic literature ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: jane austen, love, navy, love triangle, love affair, poetry, captain, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, rich and poor, romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, 18th century
Place: britain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.2
 4K
Firelight (1997)
Genre: Romance, Drama
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: touching, serious, uplifting, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love affair, governess, reunion, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, hopes, parents and children, couples, family relations, estate, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, victorian england, victorian era, 1830s ...
Place: england, europe, san francisco, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Golden Bowl (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An intricately plotted tale of thwarted love and betrayal, "The Golden Bowl" tells the story of an extravagantly rich American widower and his sheltered daughter, both of whom marry only to discover that their respective mates, a beautiful ...
Style: stylized, biting, realistic, clever, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, couple relations, society, americana, palaces castles and temples, family relations, couples, dishonesty, family problems, love affair, fall in love ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century
Place: italy, england, europe, rome italy, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The House of the Spirits (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Portugal, Germany, Denmark, USA, France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A rancher, his clairvoyant wife and their family face turbulent years in South America.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, family saga ...
Plot: revolution, dictatorship, generation gap, coup d'etat, civil war, parents and children, estate, political unrest, family life, family relations, farm, justice ...
Time: 70s, 50s, 30s, 20th century, 20s ...
Place: latin america, chile, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Governess (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When the father of privileged Rosina da Silva violently dies, she decides to pass herself off as a gentile and finds employment with a family in faraway Scotland. Soon she and the family father, Charles, start a passionate secret affair.
Style: enigmatic, emotional, serious, scenic, colourful ...
Plot: love affair, fall in love, couples, couple relations, society, nanny, infidelity, social differences, master and servant, love and romance, love triangle, injustice ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: scotland, england, london, europe, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Way We Were (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two desperate people have a wonderful romance, but their political views and convictions drive them apart.
Style: serious, sentimental, captivating, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: politics, opposites attract, couples, love and romance, couple relations, mccarthyism, romance, naval officer, radical, naval uniform, communist, adultery ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s, 50s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, new york, california, manhattan new york city, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Last Chance Harvey (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In London for his daughter's wedding, a struggling jingle-writer, Harvey Shine, misses his plane to New York, and thus loses his job. While drowning his sorrows in the airport pub, Harvey meets Kate, a British government worker stuck in an ...
Style: touching, sincere, feel good, uplifting, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, romance, love and romance, couples, fall in love, parents and children, one last chance, unlikely relationship, weekend, family problems, down on your luck, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 13K
Mrs Brown (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Queen Victoria is deeply depressed after the death of her husband, disappearing from public. Her servant Brown, who adores her, through caress and admiration brings her back to life, but that relationship creates scandalous situation and is likely ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, queen victoria, politics, queen, widow, romance, state affairs, assassination attempt, british royal family, unlikely friendships, relationships, love story ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1860s, victorian era ...
Place: england, scotland, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.8
 5K
Carrington (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story of the relationship between painter Dora Carrington and author Lytton Strachey in a World War One England of cottages and countryside. Although platonic due to Strachey's homosexuality, the relationship was nevertheless a deep and ...
Style: sexual, emotional, touching, talky, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: conscientious objector, soldier, painter, romance, friendship, writer's life, sexual relations, anti conformity, lifestyle, gender, unlikely couple, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1910s, 30s, victorian, 1900s, 20s ...
Place: england, europe, wales, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Age of Innocence (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Tale of 19th century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin.
Style: touching, stylized, atmospheric, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, high society, love and romance, countess, infidelity, aristocracy, lawyer, romance, couple relations, life turned upside down, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era, 1870s ...
Place: new york, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, psychological, humorous, feel good, romantic ...
Plot: estate, love and romance, friendship, inheritance, aristocracy, jane austen, fall in love, society, family relations, horse, countryside, coming of age ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The House of Mirth (2000)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK, USA, France, Germany
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A woman risks losing her chance of happiness with the only man she has ever loved.
Style: thought provoking, atmospheric, talky, melancholic, intense ...
Plot: high society, infidelity, love affair, debt, gambling, fall in love, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, couple relations, loneliness, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, turn of the century, 1900s, 1890s ...
Place: new york, usa, monte carlo, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.0
 701
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, humorous, semi serious, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, friendship, self discovery, love triangle, unsupportive spouse, siblings relations, family problems, romance, fall in love, love and romance, midlife crisis, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s, future
Place: wales, europe, england, scotland, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, serious, romantic, realistic, scenic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: looking for love, couple relations, love affair, couples, romance, love and romance, obsession, society, dishonesty, pursuit, friendship, secret ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Girl in the Caf? (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lawrence, an aging, lonely civil servant falls for Gina, an enigmatic young woman. When he takes her to the G8 Summit in Reykjavik, however, their bond is tested by Lawrence's professional obligations.
Style: touching, intellectual, melancholic, emotional, clever ...
Plot: politics, romance, couples, against the rules, state affairs, power of love, society, social differences, hypocrisy, cafe, hotel, shyness ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: iceland, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 28K
Love Story (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harvard Law student Oliver Barrett IV and music student Jennifer Cavilleri share a chemistry they cannot deny - and a love they cannot ignore. Despite their opposite backgrounds, the young couple put their hearts on the line for each other. When ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, sincere, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: young lovers, tragic love, class differences, romance, college, terminal illness, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, hopes, rich man poor woman ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: harvard university, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%