Movies like Stealing Heaven

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Stealing Heaven (1988)
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Stealing Heaven (1988)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Yugoslavia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Abelard, a famous teacher of philosophy at the cathedral school of Notre Dame, falls in love with one of his students, Héloïse d'Argenteuil. A sixteen-year old girl raised in a convent, Héloïse has an intellectual curiosity and rebels against the status of women in 12th century Europe. When others begin to suspect their relationship, Heloise's uncle Fulbert and the bishop of Paris work together to put a stop to it. Héloïse becomes pregnant with Abelard's child, and they are married in secret. Abelard struggles for acting against the will of God, yet is unable to escape his love for Heloise.
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: nun, pregnancy, convent, celibacy, medieval, theology, love and romance, fall in love, youth, romance, clergy, tragic love, religions or cults, society, couples, lifestyle, unfulfillment, power relations, forbidden love, prostitute, student, teacher, wedding, religion, female nudity ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: france, paris france, europe

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Most similar movies to Stealing Heaven

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and sexual films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, unfulfillment, society, love affair and fall in love mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like Stealing Heaven: The Scarlet Letter (1995), Angelique (1964), The Last Mistress (2007), Carmen (2003), The Virgin and the Gypsy (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Scarlet Letter (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Set in puritanical Boston in the mid 1600s, the story of seamstress Hester Prynne, who is outcast after she becomes pregnant by a respected reverend. She refuses to divulge the name of the father, is "convicted" of adultery and forced to ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, sexual, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, interracial relations, destructive relationship, pregnancy, infidelity, romance, extramarital affair, social misfits, repression, clergy, adultery, betrayal ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, massachusetts, england, usa, europe ...
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100%
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Angelique (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 17th-century France, beautiful country maiden Angélique (Michèle Mercier) marries wealthy neighbor Jeoffray de Peyrac (Robert Hossein) out of convenience, but eventually, she falls in love with him. So when Jeoffray is arrested and then ...
Style: stylized, romantic, sexy, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, woman in danger, noblewoman, palaces castles and temples, fall in love, tragic love, escapades, wedding night, romance, nobility, marriage of convenience, rich and poor ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last Mistress (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Secrets, rumors and betrayals surround the upcoming marriage between a young dissolute man and virtuous woman of the French aristocracy.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, erotic, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, opposites attract, infidelity, femme fatale, forbidden love, manipulation, manipulations, looking for love, love affair, destructive relationship, tragic love, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1830s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
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Carmen (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, UK, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In director Vicente Aranda's adaptation of the classic opera, a French writer documents the seductive power of the beautiful Gypsy Carmen, who turns her charms on a young soldier, awakening his passions but ultimately leading to tragedy. Jose ...
Style: emotional, sexy, captivating, erotic, serious ...
Plot: tragic love, femme fatale, love affair, love triangle, obsession, couples, lifestyle, romance, betrayal, deadly, love and romance, soldier ...
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Virgin and the Gypsy (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Film adaptation from the novel by D.H. Lawrence, discovered after the celebrated author's death in 1930, a romantic love story tells of a prim young English girl who is sexually attracted to a seductively virile gypsy. The climatic dam burst is ...
Style: sentimental, sexual, emotional, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: gypsy, virgin, forbidden love, adolescence vs adulthood, siblings relations, village life, social differences, forces of nature, small town, village, lifestyle, looking for love ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: europe, england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Until September (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: American tour guide Mo Alexander misses her tour group, and then her flight out of Paris. Stuck in the city of romance, Mo runs into the very suave -- and very married -- Xavier, who attempts to seduce Mo while his family is out of town. His charms ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, sexual, sentimental
Plot: romance, lovers reunited, fall in love, love triangle, love affair, extramarital affair, battles, airplane, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples, road not taken, bittersweet ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Friday Night (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paris, 1995. Laure (Valérie Lemercier) is about to meet friends for dinner to celebrate her moving in with her boyfriend. But on her way out, she discovers that the entire city is stalled by a massive transit strike. When a handsome stranger ...
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: couples, fall in love, dangerous attraction, love and romance, chaos and mayhem, couple relations, danger, romance, traffic jam, friendship, living together, chaos ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: realistic, serious, sexual, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: love triangle, fatal attraction, couples, love and romance, war, romance, unfulfillment, state affairs, politics, society, prostitute, dishonesty ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century, middle ages, 1600s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: realistic, serious, captivating, touching, gloomy
Plot: family business, factory, love affair, forbidden love, social differences, society, couples, tragic love, fall in love, infidelity, crumbling marriage, romance ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 1910s, 1900s, 30s ...
Place: switzerland, europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Letters of a Portuguese Nun (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: An actress is about to play the part of Mariana Alcoforado, a young nun from the convent of Beja who was writing five letters to her French lover, the officer De Chamilly. The actress, being the perfect embodiment of Mariana, will drive us to a ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, serious, realistic
Plot: convent, actor's life, love affair, forbidden love, film within a film, artists and showbiz, romance, society, love and romance, filmmaking, religions or cults, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: sentimental, emotional, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: tragic love, forbidden love, revolution, politics, infidelity, romance, royal family, society, state affairs, hopes, fall in love, rebelliousness ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: austria, england, italy, venice, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Eros (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Italy, Hong Kong, France, Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A three-part anthology film about love and sexuality: a menage-a-trois between a couple and a young woman on the coast of Tuscany; an advertising executive under enormous pressure at work, who, during visits to his psychiatrist, is pulled to delve ...
Style: sexy, erotic, stylized, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, love affair, fall in love, social differences, lovers reunited, society, lifestyle, obsession, infidelity, male female relationship, sexuality, psychiatrist ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: hong kong, asia, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Crime of Padre Amaro (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, Spain, Argentina, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The young Father Amaro is put to the test. He is sent to Mexico to help take care of aging Father Benito when he meets a 16-year-old girl that he begins and affair with. It turns out the girls mother had been having an affair with Father Benito. ...
Style: touching, realistic, harsh, emotional, sexual ...
Plot: forbidden love, celibacy, catholicism, abortion, clergy, drug lord, bishop, sin, drug dealing, priest, hypocrisy, pregnancy ...
Place: mexico, latin america, spain, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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, atmospheric, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: politics, french history, incest, forbidden love, royal family, political intrigue, royalty, massacre, intrigue, romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, renaissance
Place: france, paris france, europe, spain, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 625
Meteora (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Greece, France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In a monastery set on the top of sandstone pillars young monk Theodoros and nun Urania find themselves physically drawn to one and other after devoting their lives to the strict rituals and practises of the monasteries. Below them the eternal cycle ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: monastery, forbidden love, love affair, religions or cults, society, prayer, love, temptation, very little dialogue, sin, nun, sex scene ...
Time: middle ages
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.3
 690
Love Street (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A handyman in a 1940s Paris brothel tries to help the prostitute he loves with her singing career and romantic life.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sexual, sentimental ...
Plot: prostitute, romance, palaces castles and temples, couples, wartime life, fall in love, love and romance, world war two, black market, singing contest, brothel, singing competition ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Swann in Love (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Swann (Jeremy Irons), an eligible bachelor in the best circles of fin-de-siècle Paris, has also some more vulgar but rich friends, the Verdurins. Through them he meets Odette (Ornella Muti), a courtesan, with whom he falls hopelessly in love. She ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, sexual, contemplative ...
Plot: prostitute, obsession, jealousy, courtesan, unfulfilled love, tragic love, social differences, couple relations, anti semitism, infidelity, destructive relationship, sexual relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: paris france, france, europe, egypt, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Pope Joan (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany, UK, Italy, Spain
Duration: 149 min.
Story: A 9th century woman of English extraction born in the German city of Ingelheim disguises herself as a man and rises through the Vatican ranks.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: impossible love, vatican, ambition, cross dressing, clergy, healing power, monk, monastery, hidden identity, rise to the top, idealism, religions or cults ...
Time: middle ages
Place: germany, rome italy, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Mademoiselle Chambon (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Véronique Chambon (Sandrine Kiberlain), a single schoolteacher and Jean (Vincent Lindon), discover an unexpected bond that causes them to question the direction of their lives. They move in different social circles but their relationship develops ...
Style: serious, psychological, sentimental, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, love affair, fall in love, obsession, infidelity, family relations, family problems, unfulfillment, small town, social differences, teacher, couples ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Romeo and Juliet (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Director Franco Zeffirelli's beloved version of one of the most well-known love stories in the English language. Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet fall in love against the wishes of their feuding families. Driven by their passion, the young ...
Style: romantic, emotional, sweet, colourful, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, family feud, young love, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, fall in love, parents and children, true love, love story, love affair ...
Time: 1930s
Place: italy, europe, new york, england, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Hunchback (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary, Canada, Czech Republic
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Based on the novel, a young gypsy becomes a Minister's obsession in 1483. Only the bell ringer and her husband and the court of miracles can save her.
Style: serious, emotional, gothic, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: hunchback, forbidden love, self discovery, fall in love, obsession, clergy, social misfits, misfit, betrayal, unfulfillment, dishonesty, society ...
Time: middle ages, renaissance, 15th century, 1400s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Within the Convent (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A zealous, handsome priest, who is the confessor for a convent full of women, encourages the equally zealous abbess of the institution to enforce strict rules on these unfortunate women. At the same time, a particularly disturbed nun manages to ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, emotional, disturbing ...
Plot: convent, strong sexual content, scandal, nun, abbess, siblings relations, looking for sex, prison life, love affair, sexual abuse, forbidden love, innocence lost ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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, melancholic, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, social differences, destructive relationship, love triangle, revenge, orphan, master and servant, haunted by the past, obsession, betrayal, opposites attract ...
Time: 19th century, georgian era, 18th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Kung-Fu Master (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Veteran French director Agnes Varda's Le Petit Amour is based on a short story by actress/songstress Jane Birkin. Birkin herself plays the main character, a loving but lonely 40-year-old divorcee. Her life is brightened a bit by the presence of ...
Style: touching, gloomy, sexual, serious, realistic ...
Plot: romance, older woman younger man relationship, unfulfilled love, couple relations, teenage life, couples, family relations, unfulfillment, love affair, fall in love, looking for love, martial arts ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Last September (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, UK, Ireland, USA
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: serious, realistic, psychological, gloomy, emotional
Plot: soldier, rich and poor, tragic love, unfulfilled love, infidelity, social differences, couple relations, love triangle, power relations, couples, political unrest, fall in love ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: ireland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Torrents of Spring (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In 1840, a young Russian aristocrat, Dimitri Sanin, is returning home after a long tour of Europe. In Germany, he falls in love with a beautiful pastry shop girl, Gemma Rosselli, who soon starts sharing his feelings. They decide to get married and, ...
Style: gloomy, clever, emotional, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: betrayal, love triangle, estate, cinderella story, social differences, love affair, store, fall in love, infidelity, tragic love, lovers reunited, sexual relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia, germany, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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The Playboys (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Ireland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A young woman, Tara Maguire (Robin Wright) scandalizes her provincial Irish village in the 1950s by having a baby out of a wedlock, and refusing to name the father. She has a rare beauty and every man in town desires her, especially Sergeant Hegarty ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: love, sin, circus, fall in love, small town, small town life, romance, society, pregnancy, social relations, human nature, jealousy ...
Time: 50s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.4
 980
Desire (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Canada, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A Scottish woman who attends school in Paris comes home for the summer and helps take in the straw, where she meets an attractive and simple man. They begin a torrid affair despite the differences in their lifestyles. He asks her to marry him but ...
Style: sexy, erotic, romantic, sentimental, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: social differences, opposites attract, tragic love, fisherman, university professor, class differences, sex, passion, sexual obsession, scotsman, frenchwoman, love at first sight ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, scotland, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Circle of Love (1964)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In a chain reaction of romantic adventures, various people play musical beds in a remake of Max Ophul's "La Ronde."
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: soldier, prostitute, infidelity, couples, bittersweet, romance, dishonesty, unfulfillment, assassination, lifestyle, love and romance, love affair ...
Time: 20th century
Place: europe, austria, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%