Movies like Anna Karenina

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Anna Karenina (2012)
 6.6
 86K
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, emotional, atmospheric, gloomy, serious, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, high society, infidelity, aristocracy, tragic love, depression, suicide, family relations, love triangle, doubts and hesitations, romance, unfaithful wife, russian, marriage, husband wife relationship, horse race, cheating wife, destructive relationship, dishonesty, adaptation, obsession, moral ambiguity, adultery, lovers, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 18th century, 1930s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg

Most similar movies to Anna Karenina

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and melancholic films with plots about couples, love and romance, romance, betrayal, infidelity, love affair and catastrophe mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like Anna Karenina: The Great Gatsby (2013), Onegin (1999), The Duchess (2008), The Great Gatsby (1974), Last Night (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, tragic love, love triangle, cheating wife, unfaithful wife, destructive relationship, romance, betrayal, forbidden love, royal family, soldier, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: sentimental, stylized, serious, emotional, colourful ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: obsession, love and romance, millionaire, love triangle, loneliness, high society, destructive relationship, party, obsessive love, love affair, american dream, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: usa, new york, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 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, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, unfulfilled love, love and romance, love affair, unfulfillment, fall in love, couple relations, obsession, tragic love, unrequited love, soldier, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1820s, 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg, london, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 73K
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, adultery, family problems, loveless marriage, destiny, love and romance ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s, 19th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, couple relations, couples, betrayal ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, post world war one
Place: new york, usa, long island, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 45K
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, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adultery, infidelity, temptation, cheating wife, lovers reunited, love and romance, couple relations, old love, trust, moral dilemma, marriage, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ 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, gloomy, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, social differences, haunted by the past, orphan, adoption, childhood sweetheart, revenge, love and romance, tragic love, love triangle, family disapproval, romance ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ 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, witty, captivating, classic literature, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, social differences, unlikely couple, prejudice, rich and poor, jane austen, aristocracy, pride and honor, society, fall in love, eligible bachelor ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 18th century, 1790s
Place: england, britain, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 7.8
 231K
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, realistic, dramatic, heartbreaking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: redemption, unfulfilled love, forbidden love, nurse, false accusation, life is a bitch, love and romance, siblings relations, world war two, lovers apart, tragic love, letter ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, 30s ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 274
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, tragic love, betrayal, love triangle, tragic hero, family relations, love affair, unsupportive spouse, destructive relationship, forbidden love, fall in love, tragedy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, destructive relationship, society, social differences, infidelity, love triangle, star crossed lovers ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ 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: love, love triangle, navy, love affair, captain, poetry, couple relations, love and romance, rich and poor, fall in love, romance, jane austen ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, 18th century
Place: britain, england
⇓ 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, couple relations, romance, manipulation, fall in love, infidelity, male female relationship, unhappy marriage, impossible love, art, girl ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1870s, 18th century
Place: europe, england, rome italy, egypt, florence italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, serious ...
Plot: forbidden love, family problems, dull life, family relations, fall in love, romance, infidelity, love triangle, family drama, destiny, love and romance, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 18th century
Place: massachusetts, usa, new england, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: stylized, biting, realistic, gloomy, thought provoking ...
Plot: high society, infidelity, butler, debt, gambling, love affair, social differences, society, dishonesty, couples, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, turn of the century, 1900s, 1890s ...
Place: new york, usa, mediterranean sea, monte carlo
⇓ 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, high society, love and romance, infidelity, forbidden love, aristocracy, countess, lawyer, romance, couple relations, life turned upside down, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, 1870s, victorian era ...
Place: new york, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, family problems, hidden identity, love and romance, crumbling marriage, love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.2
 192K
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: love triangle, adultery, infidelity, divorce, love affair, marriage, photographer, obsession, depression, passionate interest, love at first sight, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 806
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: serious, emotional, gloomy, psychological, realistic
Plot: forbidden love, extramarital affair, adulteress, road not taken, unfulfillment, dull life, social relations, countryside, tragic hero, society, infidelity, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, realistic, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: forbidden love, romance, destiny, family problems, family relations, failed attempt, follow your dream, life is a bitch, love and romance, fall in love, unfulfillment, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1880s, victorian era ...
Place: england, europe, britain, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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, love and romance, couple relations, husband wife relationship, travel, historical event, interracial love relationship, life philosophy, love story, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1860s, 1870s
Place: japan, france, asia, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Passion of Love (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the 1860's, Giorgio (Giraudeau), a young Italian soldier is sent to a remote post, far away from his lover, Clara (Antonelli). He is lodged in the house of the colonel (Girotti). He becames friends with the colonel and the local doctor ...
Style: offbeat, sexual, serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, soldier, infidelity, love triangle, military, illness, duel, love and romance, adult virgin, destructive relationship, unfulfilled love, romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Nights in Rodanthe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two unhappy people's lives become entwined when they have a life changing romance. Adrienne is a woman who's trying to decide whether to stay in her unhappy marriage or not. Her life changes when Paul, a doctor who is traveling to ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, romantic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love and romance, parents and children, infidelity, marriage crisis, couples, middle age romance, true love, midlife crisis, love story, reconciliation, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa, latin america
⇓ 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, rebellion, couple relations, love triangle, politics, romance, love affair ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, touching, gloomy, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, orphan, vengeance, power relations, social differences, society, true love, tragic love, love triangle, infidelity, family relations, couples ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1920s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, classic literature, sweet, colourful ...
Audience: date night
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, family feud, young lovers, unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, fall in love, parents and children, true love, love story, secret love ...
Time: 1930s
Place: italy, europe, new york, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.8
 15K
Damage (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The life of a respected British politician at the height of his career crumbles when he becomes obsessed with his son's lover.
Style: sexy, sexual, realistic, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: femme fatale, obsession, infidelity, forbidden love, dangerous attraction, love triangle, love affair, father son relationship, extramarital affair, scandal, politician, voyeur ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, brussels belgium, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, realistic, sentimental, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: lust, love triangle, obsession, romance, unfulfillment, love affair, unfulfilled love, love and romance, family relations, tragic love, forbidden love, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: england, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
In the Mood for Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A melancholy story about the love between a woman and a man who live in the same building and one day find out that their husband and wife had an affair with each other. More and more the two meet during their daily lives as they determine that they ...
Style: atmospheric, melancholic, art house, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, loneliness, newspaper, adultery, marriage, extramarital affair, forbidden love, coincidence, neighbor, romance, guilt ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1962, year 1966
Place: hong kong, singapore, asia, shanghai, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: realistic, gloomy, sexual, emotional, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: betrayal, love triangle, estate, social differences, cinderella story, true love, lovers reunited, society, tragic love, store, infidelity, power relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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