Movies and TV shows like Tipping the Velvet

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Tipping the Velvet (2002)
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Tipping the Velvet (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Set in the 1890s, Tipping the Velvet tells the lesbian love affair between male impersonator music hall star Kitty Butler and Nan Astley.
Style: touching, sexy, serious, realistic, stylized, sexual, epic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, sexual relations, fall in love, love and romance, performer's life, gays and lesbians, lesbian interest, cross dressing, coming of age, couple relations, self discovery, love affair, gender, couples, sexuality, theater, unfulfillment, romance, artists and showbiz, infidelity, love triangle, female protagonist, homosexuality, sex, coming out ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, 1890s
Place: england, europe

Most similar movies to Tipping the Velvet

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sexual films and TV series with plots about love and romance, couples, infidelity, love affair, couple relations, romance and gays and lesbians mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Tipping the Velvet: The L Word (2004), Affinity (2008), Sugar Rush (2005), A Perfect Ending (2012), Claire of the Moon (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The L Word (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: A group of lesbian friends struggle with romance and careers in Los Angeles.
Style: talky, realistic, sincere, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, coming out, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, seduction, love triangle, infidelity, love and romance, female friendship, sexuality, sexual activity, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Affinity (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Romania, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A grieving upper class woman becomes a "Lady Visitor" at Millbank prison, hoping to escape her troubles and be a guiding figure in the lives of the female prisoners. Of all her friendships with prisoners, she is most fascinated by Selina - ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Plot: prison, lesbian interest, betrayal, lesbian relationship, dealing with death, gays and lesbians, romance, obsession, death in the family, supernatural ability, lesbian, gay ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Sugar Rush (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Sugar Rush is an Emmy Award–winning British television comedy drama series developed by Shine Limited and broadcast by Channel 4, based on the Julie Burchill novel of the same name. It is centred around the life of a 15 year old lesbian Kim ...
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, romantic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: lesbian, coming out, love and romance, bondage, teenage love, sexual attraction, teenage life, sexual relations, sexuality, sexual exploration, looking for love, obsession ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
A Perfect Ending (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This intimate drama follows Rebecca, a woman who has kept her sexuality a secret from her friends but chooses to reveal it to a stranger. While Rebecca's revelations may not yield the results she expects, a perfect ending is still in reach.
Style: sexy, sincere, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian, coming out, lesbian interest, lesbian relationship, strong sexual content, homosexuality, self discovery, gays and lesbians, lgbt, love affair, couples, prostitute ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Claire of the Moon (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Claire of the Moon is set in the 1990s in the Pacific Northwest. Claire Jabrowski, a famous heterosexual author, decides to attend a retreat for all-female writers. Claire's rommate at the retreat is Dr. Noel Benedict, author of a book called ...
Style: sexual, sexy, serious, talky, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, coming out, gays and lesbians, lesbian relationship, looking for love, fall in love, lifestyle, odd couple, gender, writer's life, romance, couples ...
Time: 90s
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61%
 6.2
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Room in Rome (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A hotel room in the center of Rome serves as the setting for two young and recently acquainted women to have a physical adventure that touches their very souls.
Style: sexual, atmospheric, serious, sexy, stylized ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian sex, sexual relations, fall in love, love and romance, gays and lesbians, couples, hotel, intimacy, gender, hotel room, one-night stand ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, renaissance
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
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57%
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Masters of Sex (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: William Masters and Virginia Johnson are real-life pioneers of the science of human sexuality. Their research touched off the sexual revolution and took them from a midwestern teaching hospital to the cover of Time magazine and multiple appearances ...
Style: sexual, sexy, captivating, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: strong sexual content, sexuality, sexual relations, sexual exploration, masturbation, sexual dysfunction, couple relations, against the rules, unconventional method, determination, workplace, sexual identity ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Loving Annabelle (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Annabelle is the wise-beyond-her-years newcomer to an exclusive Catholic girls school. Having been expelled from her first two schools she's bound to stir some trouble. Sparks fly though when sexual chemistry appears between her and the Head of ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, emotional, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, coming out, forbidden love, lgbt, teachers and students, love affair, boarding school life, couples, school, college life, teacher, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary
Place: melbourne, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Line of Beauty (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Nick Guest comes to London to live with his college friend's family, the Feddens. A short stay becomes permanent, and Nick positions himself in the family's plentiful lives of parties and politics during the Thatcher years. Over the course ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional
Plot: homosexual, gays and lesbians, dishonesty, reward, terminal illness, coming of age, gender, society, sexual exploration, lifestyle, injustice, working class ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Women in Love (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Close friends Rupert Birkin and Gerald Crich begin romances with siblings Ursula and Gudrun Brangwen. After the couples wed, they take a joint honeymoon to Switzerland, where things begin happily -- but they become increasingly complicated as the ...
Style: sexual, erotic, sexy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: wrestling, sex, romance, friendship, love affair, family problems, fall in love, tragic love, gender, human nature, social differences, society ...
Time: 1920s
Place: england, europe, alps, swiss alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dangerous Liaisons (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Canada
Duration: 182 min.
Story: Updated adaptation of Choderlos de Laclos' classic 18th Century tale of seduction, betrayal and revenge set in the modern 1960s world of Parisian high society. The beautiful Madame de Merteuil seeks vengeance against her ex-lover Gercourt when ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, stylized, serious, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: betrayal, womanizer, romance, sexual relations, couple relations, manipulations, love and romance, vengeance, love triangle, innocence lost, lifestyle, rock ...
Time: 60s, 18th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Forsyte Saga (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 276 min.
Story: In 2002, the first two books and the first interlude of John Galsworthy's trilogy The Forsyte Saga were adapted by Granada Television for the ITV network. Additional funding for this production was provided by American PBS station WGBH, the ...
Style: touching, stylized, realistic, serious
Plot: couple relations, society, social differences, love affair, high society, love and romance, parents and children, rich and poor, family relations, dysfunctional family, gem, architect ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 20s, 20th century, edwardian era ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Forsyte Saga (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Adaptation from John Galsworthy's novels.
Style: stylized, serious, epic, realistic, touching ...
Plot: love affair, love and romance, rich and poor, dysfunctional family, intrigue, family problems, couples, couple relations, parents and children, unfulfillment, power relations, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 20th century, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Imagine Me & You (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During her wedding ceremony, Rachel notices Luce in the audience and feels instantly drawn to her. The two women become close friends, and when Rachel learns that Luce is a lesbian, she realizes that despite her happy marriage to Heck, she is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, romantic, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, coming out, love affair, gays and lesbians, fall in love, infidelity, love triangle, power of love, fish out of water, couple relations, friendship, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Below Her Mouth (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An unexpected affair quickly escalates into a heart-stopping reality for two women whose passionate connection changes their lives forever.
Style: erotic
Plot: lesbian, lesbian sex, lgbt, lesbian relationship, love affair, lesbianism, lesbian cunnilingus, sexual desire, lesbian love, female friendship, infidelity, homosexuality ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Portrait of a Marriage (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, New Zealand
Duration: 219 min.
Story: The story of the real-life love affair between Vita Sackville-West and Violet Keppel.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: love affair, love triangle, destructive relationship, artists and showbiz, sexual relations, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians, couple relations, unfulfilled love, midlife crisis, coming out, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: europe, new zealand, virginia, england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
When Night Is Falling (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A prudish woman, working on tenure as a literacy professor at a large urban university, finds herself strangely attracted to a free-spirited, liberal woman whom works at a local carnival which comes to town.
Style: erotic, sexual, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, romance, college, power relations, gender, true love, sexual relations, love and romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.5
 4K
Lip Service (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Lip Service was a British television serial drama portraying the lives of a group of lesbians living in Glasgow, Scotland. Production on the show, which stars Laura Fraser, Ruta Gedmintas and Fiona Button, began in summer 2009 in Glasgow. The show ...
Style: talky, realistic, sexy, sexual, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, coming out, lesbian relationship, photographer, gays and lesbians, lgbt, roommate, friendship, bar, gender, lifestyle, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, saudi arabia, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 8.7
 27K
North & South (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 235 min.
Story: North & South is a British television drama serial, produced by the BBC and originally broadcast in four episodes on BBC One in November and December 2004. It follows the story of Margaret Hale, a young woman from southern England who has to ...
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, social differences, love affair, rich and poor, prejudice, couple relations, pride and honor, initially antagonists, unlikely couple, young woman, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1850s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.0
 7K
Fingersmith (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 181 min.
Story: The lives of two young women collide in Victorian England when a trio of 'fingersmiths' (pick-pockets) concoct an elaborate scam to defraud a young heiress of her inheritance. The story alternates between the twisting back alleyways of ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: lesbian, betrayal, thief, marriage of convenience, lgbt, abuse, deception, psychiatric ward, class distinction, fall in love, social differences, cons and scams ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
 5K
Elena Undone (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The wife of a pastor who preaches against homosexuality embarks on an affair with a female writer.
Style: touching, sexual, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: coming out, lesbian, fall in love, gays and lesbians, infidelity, family problems, unfulfillment, lifestyle, best friends, dishonesty, friendship, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
South of Nowhere (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Story: South of Nowhere is an American teen drama television series created by Thomas W. Lynch. Aimed primarily at teenagers, it first aired on November 4, 2005 and was one of six original series on The N. The second half of the third and final season ...
Style: humorous, sincere, serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: coming out, lesbian, homosexual, sexuality, reconciliation, lesbian relationship, high school, teenage life, gays and lesbians, society, gender, sexual identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 8.4
 18K
Jane Eyre (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 230 min.
Story: In this version of Charlotte Brontë's novel, Jane Eyre (Georgie Henley), a poor relation in the household of her aunt, Mrs. Reed (Tara FitzGerald) is despatched into the care of the callous Mr Brocklehurst at his school at Lowood. As a young ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, gothic, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, unlikely couple, rich and poor, fall in love, love affair, social differences, looking for love, estate, dark hero, romance, family secret, prejudice ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 18th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Crimson Petal and the White (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 274 min.
Story: Follow Sugar into the underbelly of Victorian London seething with vitality, sexuality, ambition and emotion.
Style: stylized, serious, sexual, biting, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, rich and poor, couple relations, social climbing, love affair, social decay, reform, couples, mistress, diary, love and romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian england, 1880s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.3
 17K
Queer as Folk (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Brash humor and genuine emotion make up this original series revolving around the lives, loves, ambitions, careers and friendships of a group of gay men and women living on Liberty Avenue in contemporary Pittsburgh, PA. The show offers an ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, discrimination, coming out, gender, thirtysomething life, age difference, friendship, lesbian, homosexual, sexual tension, lifestyle, sexual activity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa, pennsylvania
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40%
 6.5
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Scarlett (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Austria
Duration: 360 min.
Story: The greatest love story ever told began with Gone with the Wind and continues in this sweeping epic sequel, as Scarlett, Rhett and a host of unforgettable characters go from tragedy to triumph in an action-packed saga of international scope
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, parents and children, couples, couple relations, family relations, romance, society, infidelity, fall in love, civil war, star crossed lovers, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: europe, ireland, london, england, atlanta georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Sense and Sensibility (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Two sisters of opposing temperaments find love and some heartbreak in Jane Austen's 18th century classic.
Style: atmospheric, sincere, stylized, emotional, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, love, jane austen, family life, wooing, unfulfillment, unlikely couple, love and romance, village life, siblings relations, rich and poor, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.3
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Fire (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, India
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a barren, arranged marriage to an amateur swami who seeks enlightenment through celibacy, Radha's life takes an irresistible turn when her beautiful young sister-in-law seeks to free herself from the confines of her own loveless marriage.
Style: touching, sexy, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian, infidelity, coming out, lesbian relationship, friendship, forbidden love, self discovery, arranged marriage, homosexuality, gender, parents and children, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia, new delhi, taj mahal, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Sense & Sensibility (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 57 min.
Story: This is the acclaimed 2008 BBC adaptation of the famous Jane Austen novel. While it originally aired as a 3-part miniseries, this home video release includes a single uninterrupted version of the entire film.
Style: romanticism, classic literature, romantic, sincere, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, society, sister sister relationship, rich and poor, love and romance, love affair, romance, love, wooing, class differences, jane austen, duel ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Desert Hearts (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story of straight-edge literature professor Vivian who travels to Reno to get away from a relationship breakup when she falls in love with an attractive and unconventional girl named Cay.
Style: sexy, touching, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Plot: lesbian, coming out, divorce, lgbt, farm, romance, country, gender, love and romance, gays and lesbians, love affair, couples ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: nevada, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%