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Up at the Villa (2000)
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Up at the Villa (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Superficial people are revealed and drastically changed by circumstance or luck in this a tale of death, seduction, blackmail and theft among British and Americans in Florence in the turbulent days just before World War II.
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, sexy, fairy tale, sentimental, romantic, clever, enigmatic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, blackmail, infidelity, widow, vacation, refugee, seduction, fall in love, destructive relationship, couples, false accusation, dishonesty, intrigue, loveless marriage, wealth, marriage proposal, fascism, british, marriage, love, catastrophe, world war two, twists and turns, world war one, women ...
Time: 1930s, 19th century, 20th century, pre world war two, year 1938, 30s
Place: england, italy, florence, europe, rome italy, paris france, london ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, sexy, talky and melancholic films with plots about dialogue, romance, mentor, catastrophe, love and romance, love and couples mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Up at the Villa: A Room with a View (1985), A Good Woman (2004), Valmont (1989), Angels and Insects (1995), The Portrait of a Lady (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, atmospheric, scenic, romantic, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: self discovery, romance, love, couples, male nudity, travel, female protagonist, fall in love, looking for love, piano, love triangle, hotel ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, edwardian era, 20th century, 90s ...
Place: italy, england, london, europe, florence
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A Good Woman (2004)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Spain, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Fleeing 1930s New York and leaving behind a chequered past, the giltzy divorcee Mrs Stella Erlynne travels to Italy's sun-dappled Amalfi coast. Mrs Erlynne's appearance causes a stir amongst the visiting aristocracy. Based on the Oscar ...
Style: stylized, witty, light, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, femme fatale, justice, betrayal, farce, twists and turns, love and romance, social differences, slut, woman, rich man, gossip ...
Time: 1930s, 19th century, 20th century
Place: italy, england, london, europe, new york ...
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Valmont (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Set in Baroque France, a scheming widow and her lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman. The lover, Valmont, bets that he can seduce her, even though she is an honorable woman. If he wins, he can have his lover to do as ...
Style: stylized, sexy, realistic, clever, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: betrayal, seduction, virginity, manipulation, romance, infidelity, virgin, tragedy, hypocrisy, couple relations, wager, love triangle ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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Angels and Insects (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In Victorian England, wealthy patriarch Sir Harald Alabaster invites an impoverished biologist, William Adamson, into his home. There, William tries to continue his work, but is distracted by Alabaster's seductive daughter, Eugenia. William and ...
Style: erotic, stylized, twist ending, sexy, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: incest, brother sister sex, erection, brother sister incest, sex with brother, destructive relationship, sex, family secret, aristocrat, male nudity, sex with sister, incestuous relationship ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe
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The Portrait of a Lady (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Ms. Isabel Archer isn't afraid to challenge societal norms. Impressed by her free spirit, her kindhearted cousin writes her into his fatally ill father's will. Suddenly rich and independent, Isabelle ventures into the world, along the way ...
Style: psychological, intellectual, talky, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: manipulation, friendship, depression, multiple storylines, couple relations, romance, infidelity, fall in love, art, unhappy marriage, impossible love, male female relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s, 18th century
Place: europe, england, california, florence, london ...
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The Wings of the Dove (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kate is secretly betrothed to a struggling journalist, Merton Densher. But she knows her Aunt Maude will never approve of the match, since Kate's deceased mother has lost all her money in a marriage to a degenerate opium addict. When Kate meets ...
Style: atmospheric, sexy, serious, romantic, stylized ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), love triangle, love, relationships, betrayal, death, romance, power relations, couple relations, rich and poor, melancholy, marriage ...
Time: 1910s, edwardian era, 19th century, victorian era, 1920s ...
Place: england, london, europe, italy, venice
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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: serious, stylized, suspense, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, love affair, greed, deception, marriage for money, romance, dishonesty, society, couples, family problems, fall in love ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, italy, london, san francisco, new jersey ...
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Anna Karenina (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Russia, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Anna (Marceau) is a wife and mother who has an affair with the handsome Count Vronsky (Bean). Based on the novel by Tolstoy.
Style: sexy, romantic, psychological, atmospheric, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: relationships, infidelity, romance, betrayal, beautiful scenery, cheating wife, age difference, death, love, culture clash, russian, adaptation ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia
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The House of Mirth (2000)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A woman risks losing her chance of happiness with the only man she has ever loved.
Style: thought provoking, atmospheric, emotional, witty, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, love affair, destiny, happy ending, tragedy, debt, gambling, fall in love, dishonesty, romance, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, edwardian era, 90s, turn of the century ...
Place: new york, usa, mediterranean sea, monte carlo
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The Painted Veil (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A British medical doctor fights a cholera outbreak in a small Chinese village, while also being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.
Style: touching, scenic, emotional, captivating, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, loveless marriage, love and romance, couple relations, cheating wife, marriage, couples, adultery, cholera, extramarital affair, love, love story ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 50s
Place: china, shanghai, london, england, asia
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The End of the Affair (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On a rainy London night in 1946, novelist Maurice Bendrix has a chance meeting with Henry Miles, husband of his ex-mistress Sarah, who abruptly ended their affair two years before. Bendrix's obsession with Sarah is rekindled; he succumbs to his ...
Style: romantic, erotic, sexy, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, infidelity, obsessive love, jealousy, love, obsession, romance, private detective, betrayal, love affair, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex scene ...
Time: 1940s, 19th century, 1930s, 20th century, year 1946
Place: london, england, europe
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Mrs Dalloway (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Netherlands
Duration: 97 min.
Story: As society hostess Clarissa Dalloway prepares for another of her legendary parties, she finds herself haunted by figures and scenes from her passionate adolescence.
Style: talky, sexy, clever, witty, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mental illness, romance, gender, lesbian, friendship, british, world war one, destiny, writers, wartime, memory, redemption ...
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Onegin (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the opulent St. Petersburg of the Empire period, Eugene Onegin is a jaded but dashing aristocrat - a man often lacking in empathy, who suffers from restlessness, melancholy and, finally, regret. Through his best friend Lensky, Onegin is ...
Style: atmospheric, romantic, sexy, realistic, breathtaking ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 19th century, 1820s, victorian era, 18th century
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The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
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Far from the Madding Crowd (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
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Style: romantic, sexy, emotional, talky, scenic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, countryside, couple relations, looking for love, victorian england, english countryside, couples, love and romance, love affair, dishonesty, relationships, love story ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Month by the Lake (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: For 16 years Miss Bentley has been spending April at an elegant hillside villa on Lake Como. This year, 1937, her London society artist father has recently died and the only other English-speaking guests are brash Americans. Then Major Wilshaw ...
Style: sexy, romantic, witty, touching, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, romance, true love, adultery, lake, hotel, love, fight scenes, happy ending, loneliness, fascism ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, pre world war two
Place: italy, switzerland, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Being Julia (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA, Hungary, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Julia Lambert is a true diva: beautiful, talented, weathly and famous. She has it all - including a devoted husband who has mastermined her brilliant career - but after years of shining in the spotlight she begins to suffer from a severe case of ...
Style: emotional, stylized, entertaining, sincere, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, older woman younger man relationship, theater, adaptation, complex characters, loneliness, actor's life, romance, love, women, art, adultery ...
Time: 1930s, 50s, 20th century, year 1938
Place: england, new jersey, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Walk in the Clouds (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: World War II vet Paul Sutton falls for a pregnant and unwed woman who persuades him -- during their first encounter -- to pose as her husband so she can face her family.
Style: romantic, sentimental, realistic, uplifting, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, happy ending, love and romance, romance, parents and children, vineyard, interracial romance, pretend relationship, wine, family relations, world war two, estate ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, post world war two
Place: san francisco, california, usa, sacramento california
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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: emotional, enigmatic, colourful, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: love affair, fall in love, loss of virginity, society, couples, older man younger woman relationship, jewish, jewess, couple relations, master and servant, nanny, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: scotland, london, england, europe, paris france ...
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The Last Tycoon (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: F.Scott Fitzgerald's novel is brought to life in this story of a movie producer slowly working himself to death.
Style: stylized, realistic, captivating, sentimental, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, romance, producer, introspection, ambition, film industry, fall in love, great depression, brutality, nudity (full frontal - brief), paranoid ...
Time: 1930s, 70s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
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100%
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Intersection (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: During a car accident, Vincent Eastman watches his whole life flash before his eyes, and he doesn't like what he sees. While maintaining the semblance of a marriage with his wife, Sally, Vincent has been carrying on with a mistress, Olivia. ...
Style: sexy, sad, erotic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, destiny, natural disaster, love, hospital, architect, marriage, road accident, life, relationships, redemption, catastrophe ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, usa, vancouver, san francisco
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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, stylized, sexy, serious, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, fall in love, love and romance, society, love triangle, love affair, romance, bittersweet, gangsters, millionaire, wealth, distopia ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, post world war one, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 40K
Bitter Moon (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: An embittered husband, paralyzed and in a wheelchair, buttonholes a complete stranger and begins to tell him the story of his marriage. The stranger would like to escape, but cannot. For one thing he grows fascinated by the story. For another he is ...
Style: erotic, sexy, psychological, breathtaking, sexual ...
Plot: obsession, infidelity, ship, s&m, female nudity, bdsm, sexual relations, passionate interest, destructive relationship, femme fatale, sex, sexual perversion ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Possession (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Maud Bailey, a brilliant English academic, is researching the life and work of poet Christabel La Motte. Roland Michell is an American scholar in London to study Randolph Henry Ash, now best-known for a collection of poems dedicated to his wife. ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: investigation, romance, infidelity, opposites attract, uncover truth, fall in love, forbidden love, dishonesty, life is a bitch, love affair, couples, writers ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, victorian era
Place: london, england, europe, france, english channel ...
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Anna Karenina (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Trapped in a loveless marriage, aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.
Style: stylized, emotional, colourful, talky, surreal ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, high society, imperial russia, infidelity, romance, suicide, aristocracy, love triangle, depression, love, adultery, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 50s, 1930s, 1870s ...
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia, europe
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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: romantic, touching, sexy, sincere, affectionate ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: correspondence, friendship, death, bookstore, writers, marriage, post war, dentist, longing, pen pal, love, romance ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, london, england, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Bounce (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A man switches plane tickets with another man who dies in that plane in a crash. The man falls in love with the deceased one's wife.
Style: sentimental, emotional, melancholic, romantic, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: widow, destiny, romance, redemption, family, betrayal, haunted by the past, love and romance, starting over, hopes, advertising, love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, new york, palm springs california, chicago illinois ...
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27%
Washington Square (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Set in 1870's New York, a spinster heiress is courted by a much younger, penniless man, much to the chagrin of her over-protective father, and must decide whether to spend the rest of her life alone, or marry a man who is interested in her only ...
Style: romantic, stylized, sexy, light, ironic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: spinster, women, romance, love, betrayal, father daughter relationship, couple relations, love and romance, feminist, marriage, first contact, twists and turns ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century, 1850s
Place: new york, alps, geneva switzerland, manhattan new york city, usa ...
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The Turning Point (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When her daughter joins a ballet company, a former dancer is forced to confront her long-ago decision to give up the stage to have a family.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, sexy, affectionate ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: ballet, dancing, ballerina, bittersweet, midlife crisis, romance, mother daughter relationship, jealousy, rivalry, friendship, glbt, adolescence ...
Time: 1930s, 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, oklahoma, usa, california
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26%
How to Make an American Quilt (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe Cleary, in Grasse, Calif. There, Finn learns that ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, light, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, marriage, friendship, romance, grandmother, women, advice, stereotypes, adultery, americana, marriage proposal, family life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, north carolina, northern california, paris france
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