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Sally Hemings: An American Scandal (2000)
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Sally Hemings: An American Scandal (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 251 min.
Story: Epic television miniseries exploring the complicated relationship of Thomas Jefferson and slave Sally Hemings, who conducted a 38 year love affair, spanning an ocean, ultimately producing children, grandchildren, and lots of controversy.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, bleak, contemplative, epic
Plot: idealism, true love, opposites attract, interracial relations, dishonesty, social differences, interracial romance, leadership, romance, society, couples, head of state, slavery, state affairs, male female relationship, white male black female relationship, love and romance, heroes, family relations, love affair, political corruption, americana, supportive spouse, love, rape ...
Time: 18th century, 1800s, 1700s, georgian era
Place: france, europe, paris france, washington d.c., virginia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and sexy films with plots about society, couples, love and romance, romance, social differences, couple relations and dishonesty mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like Sally Hemings: An American Scandal: Jefferson in Paris (1995), Belle (2013), Mandingo (1975), The Courage to Love (2000), The Reagans (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Jefferson in Paris (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: His wife having recently died, Thomas Jefferson accepts the post of United States ambassador to pre-revolutionary France, though he finds it difficult to adjust to life in a country where the aristocracy subjugates an increasingly restless ...
Style: stylized, contemplative, realistic, serious, visually appealing ...
Plot: interracial relations, friendship, slavery, ambassador, interracial romance, revolution, politics, romance, couples, manners, fall in love, society ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, georgian era, 19th century
Place: paris france, france, versailles, europe, england ...
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Belle (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: BELLE is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral. Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield and his wife, Belle's lineage affords her certain privileges, yet ...
Style: captivating, emotional, stylized, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: slavery, interracial relations, aristocracy, love and romance, society, social differences, forbidden love, high society, racism, period piece, estate, acceptance ...
Time: 18th century, victorian england, 1780s, georgian era, 19th century
Place: england, europe, london, africa, vienna ...
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Mandingo (1975)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A slave owner in the 1840s trains one of his slaves to be a bare-knuckle fighter.
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: interracial romance, interracial relations, slave trade, african american, slavery, gambling, interracial sex, gory, crumbling marriage, opposites attract, discrimination, racism ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: usa, louisiana, new orleans
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The Courage to Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 19th century New Orleans creole Henriette must choose between love and devotion to the church. Neither choice is going to be easy, as there is great opposition to her ideas of breaking traditions.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: fighting the system, interracial relations, injustice, discrimination, social differences, rebellion, society, life is a bitch, romance, lovers reunited, social decay, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Reagans (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 171 min.
Story: The miniseries featured James Brolin as Ronald Reagan and Judy Davis as Nancy Reagan, and covers the period in time from 1949 when Reagan was still in Hollywood, through his governorship of California until Reagan's last day in office as ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, thought provoking, controversial
Plot: politics, white house, governor, president, leadership, couple relations, lifestyle, couples, society, state affairs, head of state, republican ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Crown Prince (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Austria, France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A great Empire, once famous for its enlightened traditions, is taken over by a ruthless political establishment. Religious fundamentalists and national separatists are tearing at the fabric of its liberal society. Under the influence of his ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: family relations, betrayal, politics, state affairs, parents and children, royal family, forbidden love, couples, dishonesty, love and romance, intrigue, social differences ...
Time: 1890s
Place: austria, europe, vienna
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The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tells the story of Fisher Willow, the disliked 1920s Memphis d├ębutante daughter of a plantation owner with a distaste for narrow-minded people and a penchant for shocking and insulting those around her. After returning from studies overseas, Fisher ...
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, serious, gloomy
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: true love, plantation, forbidden love, family relations, betrayal, dishonesty, couples, power relations, unlikely couple, rebellion, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s
Place: memphis, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams (2005)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Amid the bitter divisiveness of the Civil War, Confederate Capt. Robert Adams (Julian Adams) feels the rift within his soul. Steadfastly loyal to the South, Adams also holds an unshakable love for his Northerner wife, Eveline McCord (Gwendolyn ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, romantic, saga
Plot: battles, true love, love affair, wartime life, leadership, society, military, love and romance, heroes, romance, american civil war, supportive spouse ...
Time: 19th century
Place: southern usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Jungle Fever (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A successful and married black man contemplates having an affair with a white girl from work. He's quite rightly worried that the racial difference would make an already taboo relationship even worse.
Style: sexy, emotional, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: interracial romance, architect, interracial relations, love affair, social differences, society, romance, couples, infidelity, black man white woman relationship, prejudice, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, harlem, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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John Adams (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
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Story: The life of one of the USA's Founding Fathers, its second President, and his role in the nation's first 50 years.
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: american history, president, historical character, leadership, politics, lawyer, freedom, human spirit, head of state, state affairs, determination, family relations ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s, 1770s
Place: usa, england, massachusetts, pennsylvania, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Anna and the King (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The story of the romance between the King of Siam (now Thailand) and the widowed British school teacher Anna Leonowens during the 1860s. Anna teaches the children and becomes romanced by the King. She convinces him that a man can be loved by just ...
Style: serious, captivating, romantic, stylized, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: royal family, interracial relations, love and romance, fall in love, social differences, opposites attract, culture clash, palace, forbidden love, politics, royal court, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: thailand, asia, burma, southeast asia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Mr. and Mrs. Loving (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A moving and uplifting drama about the effects of interracial marriage in the 1960s. Friends since childhood, and loved by both families, this couple are exiled after their wedding and have to wage a courageous battle to find their place in America ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Plot: interracial relations, racism, fighting the system, wedding, marriage, interracial marriage, interracial love, legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, hopes, state affairs, rebellion ...
Time: 90s, 1960s, 60s
Place: virginia, usa, southern usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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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, politics, queen, widow, romance, queen victoria, state affairs, platonic, assassination attempt, unlikely friendships, royalty, relationships ...
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Place: england, scotland, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Restoration (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An aspiring young physician, Robert Merivel found himself in the service of King Charles II and saves the life of someone close to the King. Merivel joins the King's court and lives the high life provided to someone of his position. Merivel is ...
Style: serious, emotional, captivating, factual, intense ...
Plot: redemption, fall in love, rise and fall, medicine, plague, jealousy, romance, love and romance, royal family, couple relations, human spirit, love triangle ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, 1930s, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Affair (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A black soldier in World War II England begins an affair with a white woman whose husband is a soldier currently overseas in battle and in doubts of her relationship with him as she discovered he had been having an affair with his secretary.
Style: emotional, gloomy, bleak, realistic, serious
Plot: interracial relations, racism, world war two, injustice, couples, love affair, infidelity, social differences, wartime life, small town, fall in love, military life ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Selma (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: "Selma," as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous statement by President Lyndon B. Johnson that ultimately led to the signing of the Civil Rights ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, uplifting, sincere, factual ...
Plot: racism, politics, righting the wronged, justice, civil rights, human spirit, racial segregation, idealism, african american, americana, discrimination, fighting the system ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1964, year 1963 ...
Place: alabama, usa, birmingham alabama, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Mississippi Masala (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An Indian family is expelled from Uganda when Idi Amin takes power. They move to Mississippi and time passes. The Indian daughter falls in love with a black man, and the respective families have to come to terms with it.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, light, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: interracial relations, culture clash, immigrants, romance, racism, love affair, opposites attract, fall in love, social differences, family relations, racial prejudice, family drama ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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Bertie and Elizabeth (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The duke of York, nicknamed Bertie, was born as royal 'spare heir', younger brother to the prince of Wales, and thus expected to spend a relatively private life with his Scottish wife Elisabeth Bowes-Lyon and their daughters, in the shadow ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Plot: royal family, world war two, human spirit, family life, couple relations, social differences, family relations, couples, political intrigue, fall in love, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, South Africa, UK
Duration: 116 min.
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Style: emotional, sincere, touching, realistic, serious ...
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Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: india, pakistan, asia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Before the Rains (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, India, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Set in southern India in the late 1930s, this provocative tale traces the story of three people caught in an inexorable web of forbidden romance and dangerous secrets. After a British spice planter falls in love with his alluring servant, an ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, disturbing, serious ...
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Time: 1930s, 30s, year 1937
Place: india, europe, asia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Amazing Grace (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The true story of William Wilberforce's courageous quest to end the British slave trade. Although meeting intense opposition, his minister, John Newton, urges him to see the cause through.
Style: realistic, sincere, emotional, serious, factual ...
Plot: slavery, politics, friendship, civil rights, injustice, politician, musician, debate, mentor, father son relationship, slave trade, freedom ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s, 1780s, victorian ...
Place: england, london, paris france, europe, france ...
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Little Jerusalem (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orthodox Jewish teen living with her family in France attempts to balance her religious upbringing with her increasingly complex view of the outside world.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: opposites attract, culture clash, self discovery, family problems, couples, social differences, infidelity, society, love and romance, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, israel, europe, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Ruby's Bucket of Blood (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Louisiana juke joint owner loses her star entertainer and hires a white singer to fill in.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, captivating, gloomy
Plot: interracial relations, dangerous attraction, social differences, love and romance, discrimination, racism, couples, family problems, dishonesty, opposites attract, society, romance ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Movie in collections
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Shelter Me (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Anna and Mara return from a holiday abroad, and realize that Anis, a young Moroccan immigrant, managed to hide in their car in order to cross the border to Italy. At first unsure of what to do, they then decide to take him with them.
Style: sincere, sentimental, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, social differences, family life, eccentric family, couples, family relations, society, immigrants, romance, lesbian relationship, factory, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Gathering Storm (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A love story offering an intimate look inside the marriage of Winston and Clementine Churchill during a particularly troubled, though little-known, moment in their lives.
Style: talky, sincere, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: winston churchill, politics, british history, world war two, war, head of state, state affairs, couple relations, rise to the top, society, fascism, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, year 1934
Place: england, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 4.5
 248
Alleged (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Alleged is a romantic drama based on events occurring behind the scenes and outside the courtroom of the famous Scopes "Monkey Trial" of 1925. Charles Anderson, a talented young reporter, feels trapped working for his deceased ...
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: moral dilemma, idealism, fighting the system, rivalry, ambition, columnist, injustice, righting the wronged, couples, hopes, romance, courtroom drama ...
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Zebrahead (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Interracial love story set in Detroit.
Style: gloomy, bleak, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: interracial relations, high school, forbidden love, city life, teenage life, urban, racism, high school life, parents and children, urban ghetto life, teenage love, americana ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 70s
Place: detroit, usa, new york, california
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19%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: She is a scientist. He is a Lebanese doctor. They meet at a banquet and fall into a carefree, passionate relationship. But difficulties abound because of his heritage and her loveless marriage. She flies to Havana to sort things out on the beach and ...
Style: sincere, serious, stylized, witty, lyrical ...
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The Affair of the Necklace (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In pre-Revolutionary France, a young aristocratic woman left penniless by the political unrest in the country, must avenge her family's fall from grace by scheming to steal a priceless necklace.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, stylized, epic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, conspiracy, intrigue, romance, love and romance, state affairs, royal family, couple relations, couples, revenge, dishonesty, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: france, europe, versailles, paris france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
A Tale of Two Cities (1980)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Dissolute barrister Sydney Carton becomes enchanted and then hopelessly in love with the beautiful Lucie Manette. But Lucie loves and marries Charles Darnay, and remains oblivious to Carton's undimmed devotion to her. When Darnay is ensnared in ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: friendship, revolution, french revolution, charles dickens, tragic love, love triangle, heroic mission, wartime life, destructive relationship, unfulfilled love, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: 18th century
Place: paris france, london, france, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%