Movies like Mr. Turner

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Mr. Turner (2014)
 6.8
 24K
Mr. Turner (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner lives his last 25 years with gusto and secretly becomes involved with a seaside landlady, while his faithful housekeeper bears an unrequited love for him.
Style: sincere, captivating, enigmatic, meditative, stylized, atmospheric, clever, epic, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: painter, estrangement, ambition, couple relations, love and romance, elderly, society, aging, painting, eccentricity, art, family relations, performer's life, parents and children, elderly lovers, artists and showbiz, couples, master and servant, supportive spouse, power relations, photograph, father son relationship, widow, sunrise, sunset ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1840s, 1830s, 1820s, 18th century
Place: london, england, holland

Most similar movies to Mr. Turner

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, melancholic and captivating films with plots about artists and showbiz, mentor, runaway, storytelling, society, obsession and artistic mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like Mr. Turner: All or Nothing (2002), Painted Fire (2002), Pollock (2000), Camille Claudel (1988), The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
 10K
All or Nothing (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Penny's love for her partner, taxi-driver Phil, has run dry. He is a gentle, philosophical guy, and she works on the checkout at a supermarket...
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: working class, taxi driver, dysfunctional family, family relations, injustice, parents and children, family problems, family in crisis, couple relations, unwanted pregnancy, couples, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, algeria, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.2
 3K
Painted Fire (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The struggles of an artist. Jang Seung-up (1843-1897), also called Owon, focusing on the years 1882 to 1897, when Korea was in political upheaval, caught between China and Japan, the conservative dynasty dying, and peasant revolt at hand. Jang, born ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sentimental, melancholic
Plot: politics, actor's life, hopes, rise to the top, human spirit, power relations, ambition, rich and poor, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, love and romance, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1890s, turn of the century, 1880s ...
Place: korea, asia, china, japan, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 26K
Pollock (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In August of 1949, Life Magazine ran a banner headline that begged the question: "Jackson Pollock: Is he the greatest living painter in the United States?" The film is a look back into the life of an extraordinary man, a man who has ...
Style: based on true events, emotional, inspirational, intellectual, atmospheric ...
Plot: artist, painting, alcohol abuse, painter, art, bohemian life, rise and fall, supportive spouse, addiction, lifestyle, self destructing, ambition ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, 40s, 1950s ...
Place: new york, usa, long island, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Camille Claudel (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 158 min.
Story: The life of Camille Claudel, a french scupltor who becomes the apprentice of Auguste Rodin and later his lover. Her passion for her art and Rodin drive her further away from reason and rationality.
Style: emotional, disturbing, captivating, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, mental illness, sculptor, fall in love, love and romance, love affair, couples, actor's life, couple relations, destructive relationship, romance, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film follows Kaspar Hauser (Bruno S.), who lived the first seventeen years of his life chained in a tiny cellar with only a toy horse to occupy his time, devoid of all human contact except for a man who wears a black overcoat and top hat who ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: german, dungeon, human nature, misfit, youth, tragedy, crime gone awry, mentor, mysterious character, power relations, re-education, social relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1830s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.7
 744
My Nikifor (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: From his birth in 1895 through his death in 1968, the gifted Polish naïve artist Nikifor Krynicki (AKA Epifan Drowniak) lived his life and eked out a career cloaked in obscurity - a casualty of both his extreme speech impediment (his tongue was ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, captivating, realistic, gloomy
Plot: prodigy, ambition, celebrity culture, love and romance, couple relations, tragic love, society, lifestyle, couples, family life, isolation, genius ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Charlton Heston stars as Renaissance artist Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564), who begrudgingly paints the Sistine Chapel for imperious Pope Julius II in this epic adaptation of Irvine Stone's novel ...
Style: uplifting, serious, epic, atmospheric, inspirational ...
Plot: painter, genius, architect, sculpture, painting, infidelity, historical figure, life & death, pope, hard labor, standoff, based on a novel ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance, 1960s, 60s, quarry ...
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.2
 13K
Mrs Brown (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Queen Victoria is deeply depressed after the death of her husband, disappearing from public. Her servant Brown, who adores her, through caress and admiration brings her back to life, but that relationship creates scandalous situation and is likely ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, queen victoria, politics, queen, widow, romance, state affairs, assassination attempt, platonic, unlikely friendships, royalty, relationships ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian england, 1880s, victorian era ...
Place: england, scotland, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Luxembourg, France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This film, adapted from a work of fiction by author Tracy Chevalier, tells a story about the events surrounding the creation of the painting "Girl With A Pearl Earring" by 17th century Dutch master Johannes Vermeer. A young peasant maid ...
Style: sincere, stylized, realistic, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: master and servant, painter, painting, maid, jealousy, fall in love, new job, art, society, artist, romance, family problems ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.5
 5K
Renoir (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Côte d’Azur. 1915. In his twilight years, Pierre-Auguste Renoir is tormented by the loss of his wife, the pains of arthritic old age and the terrible news that his son Jean has been wounded in action. But when a young girl miraculously enters ...
Style: sincere, touching, scenic, sentimental, based on true events ...
Plot: painter, model, famous painting, painting, fall in love, love and romance, father son relationship, old age, redhead girl, inspiration, posing, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1915
Place: cote d'azur, france, europe, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.3
 11K
Topsy-Turvy (1999)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History, Music, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: After their production "Princess Ida" meets with less-than-stunning reviews, the relationship between Gilbert and Sullivan is strained to breaking. Their friends and associates attempt to get the two to work together again, which opens the ...
Style: talky, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: theater, rehearsal, cigar smoking, prostitute, drink, telephone call, exhibition, music, opera, partners, performance, lifestyle ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1880s, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.2
 3K
Klimt (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany, UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A portrait of Austrian artist Gustav Klimt whose lavish, sexual paintings came to symbolize the art nouveau style of the late 19th and early 20th century.
Style: stylized, thought provoking, based on true events, realistic, serious ...
Plot: painter, artist, obsession, prodigy, sexual relations, lifestyle, ambition, society, against the rules, painting, dying man, dying ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, turn of the century, year 1918
Place: austria, paris france, france, europe, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.9
 19K
Basquiat (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Director Julian Schnabel illustrates the portrait of his friend, the first African-American pop artist Jean-Michel Basquiat who unfortunately died at a young age and just as he was beginning to make a name for himself in the art world. Alongside the ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, realistic, captivating, factual ...
Plot: drug abuse, friendship, artist, basketball, rising to stardom, self destructing, society, rise and fall, overdose, ambition, human spirit, celebrity culture ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.0
 22K
The Leopard (1963)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 186 min.
Story: As Garibaldi's troops begin the unification of Italy in the 1860s, an aristocratic Sicilian family grudgingly adapts to the sweeping social changes undermining their way of life. Proud but pragmatic Prince Don Fabrizio Salina allows his war ...
Style: epic, gloomy, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Plot: ambition, revolution, nobility, politics, family relations, prince, civil war, opportunist, palaces castles and temples, social climbing, infidelity, mayor ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: sicily, italy, europe, sicily italy, palermo italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Miss Austen Regrets (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An outwardly confident but unmarried woman on the verge of her fortieth birthday reflects on her past suitors and the choices she once made while attempting to help her marriage minded niece choose between a number of potential suitors in this tale ...
Style: stylized, realistic, captivating, melancholic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: introspection, jane austen, regret, love and romance, looking for love, society, maid, countryside, sister sister relationship, wooing, writers, wedding preparations and rituals ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
An Adventure in Space and Time (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This special one-off drama travels back in time to 1963 to see how Doctor Who was first brought to the screen. Actor William Hartnell felt trapped by a succession of hard-man roles. Wannabe producer Verity Lambert was frustrated by the TV ...
Style: captivating, sincere, sentimental, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: producer, director, actor, success, tv show, cultural icon, artists and showbiz, backstage, media, television, mentor protege relationship, television studio ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1964, 1960s, year 1966 ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.8
 13K
Becket (1964)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: King Henry II of England has trouble with the Church. When the Archbishop of Canterbury dies, he has a brilliant idea. Rather than appoint another pious cleric loyal to Rome and the Church, he will appoint his old drinking and wenching buddy, Thomas ...
Style: epic, tense, talky, thought provoking, clever ...
Plot: bishop, friendship, betrayal, politics, archbishop, society, rise and fall, introspection, dishonesty, royal family, rivalry, state affairs ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe, france, london, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Louis Cyr : The Strongest Man in the World (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Biopic of Louis Cyr, strongest man in the world at the end of the 19th Century.
Style: captivating, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: ambition, rise to the top, performer's life, strong man, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, humble, human
Time: 19th century
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 6.9
 14K
Wilde (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Japan, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story of Oscar Wilde, genius, poet, playwright and the First Modern Man. The self-realisation of his homosexuality caused Wilde enormous torment as he juggled marriage, fatherhood and responsibility with his obsessive love for Lord Alfred ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: homosexuality, gay, gay lead character, obsession, gays and lesbians, gay protagonist, hypocrisy, courtroom drama, writer's life, prison, gay slur, homosexual ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 90s, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe, ireland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.0
 36K
Secrets & Lies (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A middle-aged London factory worker is shocked when the mixed-race daughter she gave up at birth decides to track her down. At first she denies she is her mother. All family members become emotional, as everyone's secrets are exposed.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: adoption, secret, dysfunctional family, jealousy, social worker, family secret, working class, funeral, loneliness, bittersweet, loss of parent, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.6
 2K
Artemisia (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1653) was one of the first well-known female painters. The movie tells the story of her youth, when she was guided and protected by her father, the painter Orazio Gentileschi. Her professional curiosity about the male ...
Style: factual, sexy, sexual, erotic, serious ...
Plot: loss of virginity, defloration, virgin, virginity, painter, first sexual experience, first sex, love affair, love and romance, legal, sexual abuse, performer's life ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, renaissance, 70s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Invisible Woman (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In 1857, at the height of his fame and fortune, novelist and social critic Charles Dickens meets and falls in love with teenage stage actress Nelly Ternan. As she becomes the focus of his heart and mind, as well as his muse, painful secrecy is the ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: writer's life, love affair, forbidden love, introspection, couple relations, romance, infidelity, couples, older man younger woman relationship, scandal, marital discord, celebrity ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1850s, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.4
 1K
Tom & Viv (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story of the marriage of the poet TS Eliot to socialite Vivienne Haigh-Wood, which had to cope with her gynaeological and emotional problems and his growing fame.
Style: psychological, sincere, realistic, emotional, serious ...
Plot: romance, parents and children, writer's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, honeymoon, infidelity, family relations, family life, couples, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Anton Chekhov 1890 (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Summer 1890. In order to make some money to feed his family, Anton Chekhov, modest physician, wrote short stories for newspapers to sign Antosha Tchékhonté. Important characters, writer and editor, just make him aware of his talent. His situation ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, captivating, gloomy
Plot: writer's life, literature, tuberculosis, couple relations, life is a bitch, obsession, convict, infidelity, writers, family relations, siblings relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Great Expectations (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 168 min.
Story: A young boy called Pip stumbles upon a hunted criminal who threatens him and demands food. A few years later, Pip finds that he has a benefactor. Imagining that Miss Havisham, a rich lady whose adopted daughter Estella he loves, is the benefactor, ...
Style: serious, emotional, captivating, sincere, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couple relations, social differences, romance, rise to the top, society, generosity, power relations, hopes, rags to riches, orphan, haunted by the past, parents and children ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Castles in the Sky (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It is the mid-1930s and the storm clouds of WWII were forming in Germany. This films charts the work of Robert Watson Watt - the pioneer of Radar - and his hand-picked team of eccentric yet brilliant meteorologists as they struggle to turn the ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: couples, inventions and discoveries, couple relations, workplace, world war two, scientist, winston churchill, radar
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Goya in Bordeaux (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Francisco Goya (1746-1828), deaf and ill, lives the last years of his life in voluntary exile in Bordeaux, a Liberal protesting the oppressive rule of Ferdinand VII. He's living with his much younger wife Leocadia and their daughter Rosario. He ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: artist, art, aging, politics, duchess, exile, sex, miraculous event, aristocrat, tyranny, passion, actor's life ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1800s
Place: spain, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.1
 157K
The Danish Girl (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Germany, Denmark, Belgium, Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When Gerda Wegener asks her husband Einar to fill in as a portrait model, Einar discovers the person she's meant to be and begins living her life as Lili Elbe. Having realized her true self and with Gerda's love and support, Lili embarks ...
Style: captivating, serious, heartbreaking, emotional, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: transsexual, lgbt, couple relations, art, gays and lesbians, artist, gay, painter, gender, society, love and romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: denmark, paris france, copenhagen denmark, europe, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 8.1
 43K
Andrei Rublev (1966)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 165 min.
Story: An expansive Russian drama, this film focuses on the life of revered religious icon painter Andrei Rublev. Drifting from place to place in a tumultuous era, the peace-seeking monk eventually gains a reputation for his art. But after Rublev witnesses ...
Style: atmospheric, gloomy, epic, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: monk, christianity, artist, human spirit, social misfits, hopes, horse, prince, painting, greek, invasion, monastery ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages, 1400s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.0
 6K
RKO 281 (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A film about the making of Citizen Kane. Orson Welles produces his greatest film, Citizen Kane, despite the opposition of the film's de facto subject, William Randolph Hearst.
Style: talky, realistic, sentimental, serious, clever ...
Plot: bankruptcy, filmmaking, director, obsession, movie business, lifestyle, showbiz, rise and fall, ego clash, society, radio, ambition ...
Time: 1940s, 70s
Place: wisconsin, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%