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The Crown Prince (2006)
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The Crown Prince (2006)
Original name: Kronprinz Rudolf
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 conservative advisors, the Emperor fails to initiate the reforms that could save the Empire from annihilation. One man alone can avert the cataclysm to come. The year is 1888 and the 600-year-old Empire of Austria-Hungary is at a cross-road of history. Crown-Prince Rudolf, son of fabled Empress Sisi, the most beautiful woman of her time, is the man with the vision and the ability to lead his Empire into the 20th century. Yet his enemies, the all-powerful Prime Minister first and foremost, scheme to isolate Rudolf from his father and from access to power. Against the backdrop of one of the most dangerous, exciting and colorful periods in history, at the dawn of the modern age...
Style: atmospheric, epic, serious, realistic
Plot: tragic hero, betrayal, romance, emperor, parent child relationship, intrigue, palaces castles and temples, couple relations, forbidden love, infidelity, parents and children, social differences, political unrest, royal family, politics, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, state affairs, couples, family relations, love affair, tragic love, heroes, society ...
Time: 1890s
Place: austria, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and stylized films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, dishonesty, society, state affairs and couple relations mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like The Crown Prince: Queen Margot (1994), Mayerling (1968), Mad Love (2001), Ludwig (1973), Anna Karenina (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Queen Margot (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 159 min.
Story: The night of August 24, 1572, is known as the Massacre of St. Bartholomew. In France a religious war is raging. In order to impose peace a forced wedding is arranged between Margot de Valois, sister of the immature Catholic King Charles IX, and the ...
Style: epic, bleak, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: politics, royal family, forbidden love, intrigue, political intrigue, romance, tragic hero, incest, murder, marriage of convenience, couple relations, infidelity ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, renaissance
Place: france, europe, paris france, spain, england ...
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Mayerling (1968)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria (Omar Sharif) clashes with his father, Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria (James Mason), over implementing progressive policies for their country. Ava Gardner plays his mother Empress Elisabeth. Rudolf soon feels he is ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, sentimental ...
Plot: tragic love, master and servant, forbidden love, infidelity, politics, cinderella story, revolution, tragic hero, romance, young lovers, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: austria, italy, england, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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Mad Love (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Spain, Italy, Portugal, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The love story who transformed Juana I de Castilla, Queen of Spain, into Juana "The mad". The tragic fate of a Queen madly in love to an unfaithful husband, Felipe el Hermoso, Archduke of Austria.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, captivating, gothic ...
Plot: betrayal, infidelity, intrigue, politics, love and romance, tragic hero, obsession, couple relations, romance, parents and children, royal family, fall in love ...
Time: 1500s, 18th century, 1920s
Place: spain, austria, europe, flanders, portugal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 4K
Ludwig (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, West Germany, Monaco
Duration: 238 min.
Story: A history of Ludwig, king of Bavaria, from his crowning in 1864 until his death in 1886.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: empress, losing-it hero, mentally unstable, friendship, palaces castles and temples, tragic hero, betrayal, rise and fall, royal family, politics, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1860s, 1870s
Place: austria, europe, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Anna Karenina (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Tragic Anna leaves her cold husband for dashing Count Vronsky in 19th-century Russia.
Style: emotional, serious, epic, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, tragic love, betrayal, tragic hero, crumbling marriage, tragedy, romance, destructive relationship, forbidden love, love triangle, love and romance, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, emotional, stylized, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love and romance, royal family, fall in love, interracial relations, opposites attract, politics, forbidden love, royal court, culture clash, couple relations, parents and children, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: thailand, asia, burma, southeast asia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Best Intentions (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, UK, Italy, Norway, Iceland
Duration: 182 min.
Story: The story of Ingmar Bergman's parents. In 1909, poor theology student Henrik Bergman falls in love with Anna Åkerbloom, the daughter of a rich family in Uppsala. After their wedding Henrik becomes a priest in the north of Sweden. After a few ...
Style: talky, serious, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Plot: clergy, crumbling marriage, self discovery, romance, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, parents and children, social differences, dysfunctional family, fall in love, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Last September (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, UK, Ireland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1920s Ireland, an elderly couple reside over a tired country estate. Living with them are their high-spirited niece, their Oxford student nephew, and married house guests, who are trying to cover up that they are presently homeless. The niece ...
Style: emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic, psychological
Plot: soldier, master and servant, intrigue, romance, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, rich and poor, social differences, tragic love, unfulfilled love, political unrest ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: ireland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Kiss Me Again (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A look at the lives of Carlo, Giulia, and their friends some 10 years after the events of L'Ultimo bacio.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: crumbling marriage, human nature, romance, couple relations, family life, breakup, hopes, love and romance, couples, infidelity, love affair, true love ...
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Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Wuthering Heights (1992)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Young orphan Heathcliff is adopted by the wealthy Earnshaw family and moves into their estate, Wuthering Heights. Soon, the new resident falls for his compassionate foster sister, Cathy. The two share a remarkable bond that seems unbreakable until ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, revenge, family disapproval, love triangle, social differences, tragic love, love and romance, romance, haunted by the past, adoption, couple relations, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Far Pavilions (1984)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 315 min.
Story: Story of forbidden love in 1800's India set against the revolution for India's freedom from England.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: forbidden love, betrayal, romance, interracial relations, love affair, adventure, love triangle, social differences, culture clash, political unrest, racism, royal family ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: india, asia, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Lady Caroline Lamb (1972)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Lady Caroline Lamb, dissatisfied in her marriage, has an affair with the dashing Romantic poet Lord Byron.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, obsession, politics, intrigue, romance, couple relations, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, forbidden love, love affair, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Catherine the Great (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany, Austria, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Trapped in a loveless arranged marriage to the immature future Czar, a young German Princess proves a skillful political infighter and rises to become Catherine the Great.
Style: stylized, serious, epic, realistic
Plot: political intrigue, ambition, romance, head of state, royal court, war, betrayal, rise to the top, political unrest, royal family, fall in love, dishonesty ...
Time: 18th century
Place: russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Elvira Madigan (1967)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: serious, atmospheric, emotional, realistic, gloomy ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Soong Sisters (1997)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, Japan, China
Duration: 145 min.
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Style: epic, serious, stylized, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: politics, tragic love, siblings relations, political unrest, ambition, romance, society, state affairs, rich and poor, love and romance, unfulfillment, family relations ...
Time: 20th century
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Balzac: A Passionate Life (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 180 min.
Story: He burned with ambition. He lusted for life. He lived for passion. This is the sprawling saga of Honoré de Balzac (Gérard Depardieu), a man who created a great literary oeuvre from the dramas and adventures of his own life - a life that he shaped ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, stylized
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Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: serious, realistic, stylized, dramatic, cerebral ...
Plot: slavery, ambassador, friendship, couple relations, romance, politics, revolution, infidelity, president, interracial relations, social differences, political unrest ...
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Place: france, versailles, europe, paris france, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Othello (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 203 min.
Story: Iago and a comrade-in-arms are outside the Venice home of Desdemona's father, who does not yet know that she has eloped with Othello. Iago confides to his friend -- who had hoped to marry Desdemona -- that he serves Othello to further his own ...
Style: serious, emotional, atmospheric, realistic, rough
Plot: betrayal, racism, tragic hero, romance, intrigue, tragic love, dishonesty, rivalry, unfulfillment, couples, downfall, vengeance ...
Time: 16th century
Place: italy, turkey, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Tess of the D'Urbervilles (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Thomas Hardy's classic epic remains one of the most popular novels, this TV adaptation vividly depicts the powerful tale of a peasant girl whose life is torn apart by the love and jealousy of two men. Justine Waddell stars as the hapless Child ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, emotional, gloomy
Plot: innocence lost, betrayal, intrigue, village, uninhibited rivalry, romance, couple relations, infidelity, rich and poor, social differences, tragic love, injustice ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1800s, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Victoria & Albert (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The passionate love story that was Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's lengthy marriage. Beginning in 1837, the year of King William IV's death and 18-year-old Victoria's ascension to the throne, the series charts the tumultuous period ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: royal family, love and romance, queen victoria, head of state, state affairs, royal court, romance, husband wife relationship, couple relations, political unrest, british empire, rise to the top ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Mystery of Oberwald (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A hunted man breaks into the castle at Oberwald to kill the Queen, but faints before doing so. He is Sebastian, the splitting image of the King who was assassinated on his wedding day. The Queen discovers that Sebastian once wrote a subversive poem ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: mental institution, politics, losing-it hero, palaces castles and temples, romance, assassination, love affair, love and romance, state affairs, unfulfillment, couples, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Young Catherine (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, Canada, Soviet Union, Germany, Italy
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A German princess is chosen to marry the heir to the Russian Throne, but faces plots and intrigues against her.
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, stylized
Plot: royal family, love and romance, royal court, palaces castles and temples, couple relations, political intrigue, russian history, state affairs, head of state, intrigue, ambition, dishonesty ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 263
Dauria (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 182 min.
Story: A chronicle of life in a small village in the Baikal Region on the eve of World War I and at the time of the October Revolution. The age-old foundations are crumbling, the process of social stratification is underway and, as a result, some people go ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: village, revolution, forbidden love, small town, romance, love affair, tragic love, political unrest, war, small town life, love and romance, state affairs ...
Place: russia, siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: bleak, serious, realistic, sincere, epic
Plot: slavery, head of state, supportive spouse, romance, leadership, idealism, true love, political corruption, americana, love and romance, society, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1800s
Place: europe, france, paris france, washington d.c., virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Sentimental Destinies (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 180 min.
Story: In late nineteenth century Charante, Protestant minister Jean Barnery causes local disquiet when he arranges a separation from his obsessive wife...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic
Plot: factory, family business, couple relations, forbidden love, romance, infidelity, love affair, social differences, village, tragic love, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 30s, 20s, 1930s ...
Place: switzerland, europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: royal family, queen, lung cancer, head of state, master and servant, intrigue, human spirit, couple relations, infidelity, social differences, family in crisis, political intrigue ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Henry VIII (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 193 min.
Story: Henry VIII is a two-part British television movie produced principally by Granada Television for ITV. It chronicles the life of Henry VIII of England from the disintegration of his first marriage to an aging Spanish princess until his death ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: head of state, betrayal, intrigue, romance, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations, infidelity, royal family, dishonesty, rivalry, state affairs, couples ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, renaissance
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Ferdinando and Carolina (1999)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On his death bed in the 1820s, King Ferdinando I of Naples tries to escape the ghosts of his bloody kingship by remembering his younger days, when he was allowed to go hunting and have fun, and inventing love games. Then he was obliged to marry Mary ...
Style: humorous, epic, semi serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: betrayal, manipulations, couple relations, forbidden love, romance, infidelity, tragic love, true love, midlife crisis, royal family, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: italy, austria, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The King's Whore (1990)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy, Austria
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Set in the 17th-century, an Italian nobleman weds an impoverished countess, who is wooed by the King of Piedmont and faces pressure from his entire court to succumb to his wishes.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: fatal attraction, love triangle, love affair, royal family, romance, politics, war, love and romance, state affairs, couples, prostitute, vengeance ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, middle ages, 1600s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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