Movies and TV shows like War and Peace

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War and Peace (2007)
 7.3
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War and Peace (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Russia, Poland
Duration: 394 min.
Story: War and Peace delineates in graphic detail events leading up to the French invasion of Russia, and the impact of the Napoleonic era on Tsarist society, as seen through the eyes of five Russian aristocratic families. Portions of an earlier version of the novel, then known as The Year 1805,were serialized in the magazine The Russian Messenger between 1865 and 1867.
Style: captivating, stylized, epic, emotional, romantic, intellectual, serious, realistic
Plot: aristocracy, tragic love, wartime life, war, love, love triangle, true love, couple relations, social differences, romance, invasion, betrayal, family crisis, husband wife relationship, death of friend, family relations, family, pride and honor, family life, honor, family problems, family in crisis, fall in love, battles, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia

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Most similar movies to War and Peace

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and emotional films and TV series with plots about romance, love and romance, couples, couple relations, fall in love, society and love triangle mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like War and Peace: Birdsong (2012), The Thorn Birds (1983), Doctor Zhivago (2002), Scarlett (1994), Pride & Prejudice (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.2
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War & Peace (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 379 min.
Story: Sumptuous BBC mini-series following the fortunes and the rise and fall of five aristocratic families in the waning days of imperial Russia.
Style: captivating, stylized, epic, serious, realistic ...
Plot: society, war, aristocracy, love and romance, state affairs, wartime life, couple relations, love story, fall in love, courage, battle, friendship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 5K
Birdsong (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 165 min.
Story: As an English soldier fights in the horrific trenches of northern France, he is haunted by the memories of his forbidden love affair with a French woman.
Style: realistic, epic, stylized, serious, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: soldier, love affair, war, romance, love and romance, lovers apart, army, couples, lovers, military, young lovers, trench warfare ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 532
War & Peace (1972)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 890 min.
Story: The classic BBC dramatisation of Tolstoy's epic story of love and loss set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars. Anthony Hopkins heads the cast as Pierre Bezuhov (a role for which he won the 1972 Best Actor BAFTA); Morag Hood is the ...
Style: realistic, intellectual, exciting, epic, serious
Plot: war, soldier, napoleonic wars, rich and poor, siblings relations, couple relations, parents and children, family life, couples, leadership, political unrest, social differences ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
War and Peace (1966)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 401 min.
Story: Seven-hour epic based on the eponymous book by Leo Tolstoy. Two main story-lines are complex and intertwined. One is the love story of young Countess Natasha Rostova and Count Pierre Bezukhov, who is unhappy in his marriage. Another is the ...
Style: epic, serious, stylized, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: redemption, betrayal, love triangle, ballet, true love, emperor, couples, battles, hopes, couple relations, war, romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Thorn Birds (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 477 min.
Story: This mini series covers 60 years in the lives of the Cleary family, brought from New Zealand to Australia to run their aunt Mary Carson's ranch. The story centers on their daughter, Meggie, and her love for the family's priest, Father ...
Style: sentimental, touching, family saga, emotional, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, couple relations, clergy, tragic love, hopes, catholic priest, destiny, love and romance, love affair, priest, parents and children, friendship ...
Time: 30s, 50s, 40s, 20s, 20th century ...
Place: australia, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Doctor Zhivago (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 226 min.
Story: Young and beautiful Lara is loved by three men: a revolutionary, a mogul, and a doctor. Their lives become intertwined with the drama of Russian revolution. Doctor Zhivago is still married when he meets Lara. Their love story is unfolding against ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, epic
Plot: forbidden love, missing person, betrayal, infidelity, rebelliousness, tragic love, couple relations, rebellion, love triangle, political unrest, romance, state affairs ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 3K
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, stylized, captivating, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, parents and children, couples, couple relations, family relations, romance, society, fall in love, infidelity, civil war, star crossed lovers, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: europe, ireland, london, england, georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Pride & Prejudice (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Pride & Prejudice is a humorous story of love and life among English gentility during the Georgian era. Mr. Bennet is an English gentleman living in Hertfordshire with his overbearing wife and five daughters. If Mr. Bennet dies their house will ...
Style: romantic, witty, captivating, classic literature, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, unlikely couple, prejudice, social differences, rich and poor, aristocracy, society, pride and honor, fall in love, jane austen, eligible bachelor ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 18th century, 1790s
Place: england, britain, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.3
 481
Anna Karenina (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
Story: To help her brother mend his failing marriage, young Russian beauty Anna Karenina - who's married to eminent nobleman Alexei Karenin - leaves St. Petersburg for Moscow, where she meets the dashing Count Vronsky. They soon fall madly in love, ...
Style: serious, emotional, captivating, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, destructive relationship, love and romance, crumbling marriage, unsupportive spouse, tragic hero, family problems, love affair, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 72K
The Duchess (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A chronicle of the life of 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.
Style: emotional, sexy, dramatic, touching, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love triangle, love affair, infidelity, aristocracy, high society, marriage, mistress, love and romance, adultery, family problems, destiny, romance ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s, 19th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 912
Anzac Girls (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The unique, and rarely told true stories of Australian and New Zealand nurses serving at Gallipoli and the Western Front during the First World War.
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: human spirit, military life, tragic love, hopes, love and romance, fall in love, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, wartime life, soldier, military, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: egypt, greece, france, australia, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Anna Karenina (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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: psychological, emotional, atmospheric, gloomy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, tragic love, love triangle, destructive relationship, romance, betrayal, love affair, couples, soldier, forbidden love, family problems, royal family ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.6
 3K
1864 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History, War
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 57 min.
Story: When Austria and Prussia declare war on Denmark, two brothers are called to serve in the bloodiest battle in Denmark's history.
Style: realistic, epic, serious, stylized, captivating
Plot: war, love triangle, danger, soldier, military, love and romance, siblings relations, life is a bitch, state affairs, battle zone, wartime life, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: denmark, austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Devil's Whore (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Set between the years 1642 and 1660, "The Devil's Whore" charts the progress of the English Civil War through the eyes of the a 17 year old girl, the fictional Angelica Fanshawe.
Style: stylized, serious, epic, realistic, captivating
Plot: political unrest, state affairs, war, battles, betrayal, civil war, sexual tension, revolution, dishonesty, military, soldier, rebellion ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Daniel Deronda (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 210 min.
Story: Daniel Deronda is a British television serial drama adapted by Andrew Davies from the George Eliot novel of the same name. The serial was directed by Tom Hooper, produced by Louis Marks, and was first broadcast in three parts on BBC One from 23 ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: singer, drowning, betrayal, gambling, working class, showbiz, aristocracy, society, social differences, ambition, infidelity, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, victorian era, 1870s
Place: england, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.1
 62K
The Tudors (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Tudors is a history-based drama series following the young, vibrant King Henry VIII, a competitive and lustful monarch who navigates the intrigues of the English court and the human heart with equal vigor and justifiable suspicion.
Style: stylized, captivating, serious, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: royal family, queen, intrigue, betrayal, love triangle, royal court, couple relations, king, power struggle, historical character, womanizer, throne ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, renaissance
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
North and South (1985)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 561 min.
Story: Two friends, one northern and one southern, struggle to maintain their friendship as events build towards the American Civil War.
Style: realistic, exciting, captivating, serious, emotional ...
Plot: american civil war, civil war, friendship, espionage, love and romance, slavery, family feud, military base, best friends, love triangle, foe turned friend, military ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s, 1850s, 1840s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Pan Tadeusz: The Last Foray in Lithuania (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A grand and patriotic tale of Poland's struggle for freedom just before Napoleon's war with Russia. Written in poetic style by Adam Mickiewicz, this story follows two feuding Polish families as they overcome their old conflicts and petty ...
Style: epic, realistic, sincere, emotional, serious
Plot: social differences, rivalry, war, destructive relationship, romance, heroes, political unrest, vengeance, napoleon bonaparte, battle, invasion
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: poland, lithuania, russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Colonel Chabert (1994)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Colonel Chabert has been severely wounded in the French-Russian Napoleonic war to the point that the medical examiner has signed his death certificate. When he regains his health and memory, he goes back to Paris, where his "widow", Anne ...
Style: bleak, clever, sentimental, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, life is a bitch, homecoming, military, soldier, haunted by the past, battles, remarry, missing person, war, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1810s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Jewel in the Crown (1984)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 778 min.
Story: The British Raj: though their position seems secure, thoughtful English men and women know that "their" time in India is coming to an end. The story begins with an unjust arrest for rape, and the consequences of this echo through the ...
Style: epic, realistic, captivating, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: forbidden love, abortion, police brutality, politics, racism, rape, life is a bitch, wartime life, romance, imperialism, rivalry, intrigue ...
Time: 40s, 50s, 1940s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 270
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: serious, emotional, classic literature, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, tragic love, love triangle, tragic hero, family relations, love affair, fall in love, destructive relationship, unsupportive spouse, forbidden love, tragedy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Young and the Restless (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The rivalries, romances, hopes and fears of the residents of the fictional Midwestern metropolis, Genoa City. The lives and loves of a wide variety of characters mingle through the generations, dominated by the Newman, Abbott, Baldwin and Winters ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, emotional, serious
Plot: family life, family problems, rivalry, intrigue, couple relations, infidelity, vengeance, family relations, power relations, uninhibited rivalry, rich and poor, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 70s, contemporary, 90s ...
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Time And The Wind (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Brazil
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Based on the novel's trilogy of the same name, by Erico Verissimo, Time and the Wind follows 150 years of family Terra Cambará and their opponent Amaral family. The history of struggles between the two families begins in the missions and runs ...
Style: realistic, captivating, epic, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: romance, hopes, family relations, true love, forbidden love, love triangle, state affairs, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, wartime life, war, love affair ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 6.6
 84K
Anna Karenina (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
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, classic literature, sentimental, colourful, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, high society, infidelity, aristocracy, tragic love, suicide, depression, family relations, love triangle, doubts and hesitations, romance, russian ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 18th century, 1930s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
North and South, Book II (1986)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 570 min.
Story: The continuing saga of the Hazards and the Mains. The Hazards are from the North and the Mains from the South. George Hazard and Orry Main met at West Point and fought in the Mexican American war together becoming fast friends. Now they find ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, family saga
Plot: american civil war, civil war, slavery, friendship, military life, wartime life, romance, war, society, espionage, friends, best friends ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 2.8
 188
Anna (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Anna und die Liebe is the eleventh Telenovela made in Germany. It has aired since August 25, 2008 on German channel Sat.1 and Austrian Channel ORF 1.
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, emotional, romantic
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, love triangle, couple relations, romance, boss and employee, siblings relations, love and romance, family problems, love affair, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.0
 64K
Doctor Zhivago (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, Italy, UK, Liechtenstein
Duration: 197 min.
Story: Doctor Zhivago is the filmed adapation of the Russian novel by Boris Pasternak from director David Lean that was an international success and today deemed a classic. Omar Sharif and Julie Christie play two protagonists who in fact love each other ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, emotional, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, nurse, suicide attempt, russian revolution, rape, professor, infidelity, mistress, presumed dead, funeral, deportation, communism ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 19th century, 20s, 40s ...
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Edge of Love (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The Edge of love is a love story of two feisty women and a brilliant, charismatic poet who love both women. One woman Vera Phillips who is his first love and whom he lost for ten year, while other one is his present wife Caitlin who is adventurous ...
Style: captivating, sincere, romantic, light, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love triangle, poet, infidelity, pregnancy, soldier, romance, friendship, unfulfillment, intrigue, war, wartime life, couple relations ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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: social differences, couple relations, rich and poor, love and romance, prejudice, love affair, pride and honor, fall in love, initially antagonists, unlikely couple, young woman, society ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1850s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: chick flick
Plot: royal family, love and romance, fall in love, interracial relations, opposites attract, culture clash, social differences, politics, forbidden love, royal court, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: thailand, asia, burma, southeast asia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%