Movies like Anna Karenina

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Anna Karenina (2012)
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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, emotional, sentimental, colourful, talky, atmospheric, gloomy, serious, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, aristocracy, high society, infidelity, tragic love, depression, suicide, family relations, age difference, love triangle, doubts and hesitations, romance, russian, marriage, unfaithful wife, cuckold, husband wife relationship, horse race, destructive relationship, dishonesty, adaptation, obsession, moral ambiguity, cuckolded husband, adultery ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1930s, 18th century
Place: russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg, st. petersburg russia

Most similar movies to Anna Karenina

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and romantic films with plots about romance, love and romance, couples, couple relations, obsession, betrayal and infidelity mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like Anna Karenina: The Great Gatsby (2013), Persuasion (2007), The Duchess (2008), Onegin (1999), The Great Gatsby (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Great Gatsby (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Long Island-set novel, where Midwesterner Nick Carraway is lured into the lavish world of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Soon enough, however, Carraway will see through the cracks of Gatsby's nouveau riche ...
Style: stylized, sentimental, serious, bad ending, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: loneliness, high society, obsession, millionaire, love and romance, love triangle, destructive relationship, american dream, unfulfilled love, party, social differences, obsessive love ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: usa, new york, long island, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, tragic love, love triangle, unfaithful wife, cheating wife, destructive relationship, age difference, romance, betrayal, bittersweet, fall in love, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: russia, saint petersburg, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 13K
Persuasion (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Persuasion is the newest adaptation of the classic Jane Austen novel of the same name published in 1818. Anne falls deeply in love with handsome young naval officer Frederick Wentworth at the age of nineteen.
Style: sentimental, emotional, romantic, touching, classic literature ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: jane austen, love, navy, love triangle, love affair, poetry, captain, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, rich and poor, romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, 18th century
Place: britain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 75K
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: dramatic, emotional, sexy, touching, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: aristocracy, infidelity, love affair, love triangle, marriage, romance, high society, adultery, marital infidelity, duchess, marital rape, mistress ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s, 19th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 7K
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, clever, realistic, contemplative, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, unfulfillment, fall in love, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, unfulfilled love, obsession, tragic love, book, unrequited love, soldier ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1820s, 18th century
Place: russia, saint petersburg, london, st. petersburg russia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, serious, stylized, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: love and romance, infidelity, fall in love, love triangle, society, obsession, love affair, wealth, millionaire, couples, couple relations, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, post world war one
Place: new york, usa, long island, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, captivating, dramatic, witty, classic literature ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: jane austen, romance, couple relations, love and romance, happy ending, social differences, aristocracy, prejudice, unlikely couple, rich and poor, eligible bachelor, opposites attract ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 18th century, 1790s
Place: england, britain, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.8
 238K
Atonement (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: As a 13-year-old, fledgling writer Briony Tallis irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.
Style: emotional, touching, dramatic, heartbreaking, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: redemption, world war two, tragic love, unfulfilled love, forbidden love, life is a bitch, nurse, false accusation, love and romance, innocence, siblings relations, lovers apart ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, 30s ...
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, social differences, tragic love, love triangle, destructive relationship, revenge, orphan, haunted by the past, obsession, betrayal, opposites attract, family disapproval ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Age of Innocence (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Tale of 19th century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin.
Style: touching, stylized, atmospheric, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, high society, love and romance, countess, infidelity, aristocracy, lawyer, romance, couple relations, life turned upside down, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1870s, 1890s ...
Place: new york, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Wuthering Heights (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A poor boy of unknown origins is rescued from poverty and taken in by the Earnshaw family where he develops an intense relationship with his young foster sister, Cathy. Based on the classic novel by Emily Bronte.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, emotional, serious, gloomy
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: tragic love, forbidden love, true love, step siblings, orphan, countryside, obsession, family relations, siblings relations, adoption, rich and poor, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 282
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, classic literature, psychological, epic ...
Plot: infidelity, tragic love, betrayal, love triangle, tragic hero, family relations, love affair, fall in love, forbidden love, destructive relationship, unsupportive spouse, tragedy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In this story-within-a-story, Anna is an actress starring opposite Mike in a period piece about the forbidden love between their respective characters, Sarah and Charles. Both actors are involved in serious relationships, but the passionate nature ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, emotional, scenic, clever ...
Plot: love, tragedy, adultery, lieutenant, romance, love affair, society, social differences, infidelity, destructive relationship, love triangle, class differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 46K
Last Night (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story follows a married couple, apart for a night while the husband takes a business trip with a colleague to whom he's attracted. While he's resisting temptation, his wife encounters her past love.
Style: melancholic, emotional, romantic, sexy, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, adultery, cheating wife, temptation, old love, lovers reunited, love and romance, ex couple relations, couple relations, trust, moral dilemma, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The House of Mirth (2000)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK, USA, France, Germany
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A woman risks losing her chance of happiness with the only man she has ever loved.
Style: thought provoking, atmospheric, talky, melancholic, intense ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, gambling, debt, high society, fall in love, dishonesty, romance, couple relations, love and romance, loneliness, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 1890s, 1900s, turn of the century ...
Place: new york, usa, monte carlo, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, atmospheric, serious, intellectual, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, money, romance, couple relations, manipulation, infidelity, fall in love, unhappy marriage, male female relationship, impossible love, art, girl ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s, victorian era, 18th century
Place: europe, england, italy, rome italy, florence italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 822
Madame Bovary (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A young woman in her late teens, a reader of novels and with high hopes of romance and passion, marries a widowed country doctor. Although he dotes on her, she is soon bored and discontent. First, she gives her imagination to a law student in town, ...
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, serious, gloomy
Plot: forbidden love, adulteress, extramarital affair, destructive relationship, love affair, downfall, crumbling marriage, social relations, romance, dishonesty, society, infidelity ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Deep Blue Sea (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The wife of a British Judge is caught in a self-destructive love affair with a Royal Air Force pilot.
Style: emotional, psychological, realistic, serious, intense ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, forbidden love, destructive relationship, judge, romance, crumbling marriage, hidden identity, love and romance, family problems, love, dull life ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 2K
Ethan Frome (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the novel of the same name by Edith Wharton, it is about a husband and wife (Ethan and Zeena), who need an extra hand around the house due to Zeena's debilitated body and constant illness. The young woman who joins them is a beautiful, ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, captivating, intense, contemplative ...
Plot: family problems, forbidden love, love triangle, infidelity, dull life, family relations, fall in love, romance, family drama, destiny, betrayal, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 18th century
Place: massachusetts, usa, new england, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Where Am I Going? (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Tullio Hermil is a chauvinist aristocrat who flaunts his mistress to his wife, but when he believes she has been unfaithful he becomes enamored of her again.
Style: sexual, realistic, contemplative, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, pregnancy, suicide, aristocrat, couple relations, manipulations, sexual relations, crumbling marriage, unlikely criminals, destructive relationship, couples, innocence lost ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 1890s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 196K
Closer (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A witty, romantic, and very dangerous love story about chance meetings, instant attractions, and casual betrayals. Two couples disintegrate when they begin destructive adulterous affairs with each other.
Style: sexy, intellectual, melancholic, psychological, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, adultery, love triangle, photographer, love affair, divorce, marriage, sexual attraction, obsession, depression, complex characters, love at first sight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.9
 10K
Jude (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In late 19th-century England, Jude aspires to be an academic, but is hobbled by his blue-collar background. Instead, he works as a stonemason and is trapped in an unloving marriage to a farmer's daughter named Arabella. But when his wife leaves ...
Style: bleak, emotional, contemplative, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: forbidden love, romance, destiny, unfulfillment, love and romance, fall in love, life is a bitch, family problems, couple relations, student life, family relations, failed attempt ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1880s, victorian era ...
Place: england, europe, britain, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 11K
Silk (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, France, Italy, UK, Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the best-selling novel by Alessandro Baricco, this visually stunning film tells the story of a French trader who finds unexpected love far away from home.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, touching, stylized ...
Plot: terminal illness, romance, smuggling, couple relations, love and romance, love story, husband wife relationship, travel, historical event, interracial love relationship, life philosophy, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s, 1860s
Place: japan, france, asia, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Wuthering Heights (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Earnshaws are Yorkshire farmers during the early 19th Century. One day, Mr. Earnshaw returns from a trip to the city, bringing with him a ragged little boy called Heathcliff. Earnshaw's son, Hindley, resents the child, but Heathcliff ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, sentimental, gloomy, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, orphan, vengeance, romance, master and servant, love and romance, fall in love, unfulfillment, love affair, love triangle, infidelity, society ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1920s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: stylized, serious, realistic, suspense, clever ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, love affair, society, dishonesty, couples, family problems, romance, fall in love, parents and children, crumbling marriage, adultery ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century
Place: italy, england, europe, rome italy, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, captivating, realistic, serious, epic
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, missing person, betrayal, infidelity, rebelliousness, rebellion, couple relations, love triangle, political unrest, state affairs, dishonesty ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Heart of Me (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Drama set in 1930s London with two sisters, Madeleine married to Rickie, and Dinah, who falls in love with him. Rickie and Dinah begin an affair which is to have repercussions throughout all their lives.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, emotional, clever ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, family relations, couples, pregnancy, love affair, fall in love, haunted by the past, parents and children, society, betrayal, unfulfillment ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Great Gatsby (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stock broker Nick Carraway consents to play Cupid for his rich married first cousin Daisy Buchanen and her former love, successful bootlegger and forger Jay Gatsby.
Style: sentimental, stylized, captivating, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: tragic love, obsession, infidelity, love affair, lifestyle, love triangle, society, social differences, haunted by the past, unfulfilled love, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois, yale university, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Dreaming of Joseph Lees (1999)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Set in rural England in the 1950s Eva (Samantha Morton) fantasises about her handsome, worldly cousin Joseph Lees (Rupert Graves), with whom she fell in love as a girl. However, stuck in a closed community she becomes the object of someone ...
Style: emotional, touching, gloomy, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: lust, love triangle, obsession, romance, bittersweet, forbidden love, tragic love, couples, unfulfilled love, family relations, unfulfillment, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: england, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Water for Elephants (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In this captivating Depression-era melodrama, impetuous veterinary student Jacob Jankowski joins a celebrated circus as an animal caretaker but faces a wrenching dilemma when he's transfixed by angelic married performer Marlena.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: forbidden love, circus, lovers, love and romance, boss and employee, performer's life, older woman younger man relationship, couple relations, couples, love triangle, fall in love, animal training ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 30s, 1930s, 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%