Movies like Mr. Turner

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Mr. Turner (2014)
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Mr. Turner (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, Germany
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: stylized, atmospheric, clever, sincere, epic, gloomy, serious, captivating, realistic, light ...
Plot: painter, estrangement, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, ambition, elderly lovers, artists and showbiz, elderly, society, couples, aging, master and servant, supportive spouse, power relations, painting, marital separation, father son relationship, death of father, fondling, widow, sunset, sunrise, estranged father ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1840s, 1830s, 1820s, 18th century
Place: england, london, holland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, melancholic and dramatic films with plots about couples, mentor, love and romance, storytelling, runaway, catastrophe and artists and showbiz mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like Mr. Turner: All or Nothing (2002), Mrs Brown (1997), Secrets & Lies (1996), The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974), Topsy-Turvy (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, talky, realistic, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: working class, taxi driver, dysfunctional family, crumbling marriage, family in crisis, parents and children, couple relations, unfulfillment, down on your luck, unwanted pregnancy, family problems, social decay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, algeria, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.3
 12K
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, british royal family, unlikely friendships, relationships, love story ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1860s, 1880s ...
Place: england, scotland, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 8.0
 33K
Secrets & Lies (1996)
Genre: 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, serious, clever ...
Plot: adoption, secret, dysfunctional family, social worker, family secret, jealousy, working class, funeral, loneliness, birthday, family life, search ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: stylized, surreal, atmospheric, offbeat, touching ...
Plot: german, social misfits, confined, teaching the ways of the world, mysterious character, exploit, village life, feral man, village, youth, power relations, freak ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1830s
Place: germany, dungeon, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 7.4
 11K
Topsy-Turvy (1999)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History, Music, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 154 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, touching, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: rehearsal, theater, exhibition, prostitute, telephone call, drink, cigar smoking, music, opera, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, disagreement ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1880s, 18th century
Place: england, europe, paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.6
 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: realistic, touching, sincere, stylized, serious
Plot: famous painting, model, painting, painter, bohemian life, elderly, family relations, anti conformity, aging, artists and showbiz, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1915
Place: france, europe, south of france, cote d'azur
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, realistic, captivating, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, mental illness, sculptor, actor's life, love affair, couples, sea disaster, artists and showbiz, destructive relationship, fall in love, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Italy
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, atmospheric, serious, epic, inspirational ...
Plot: painter, genius, sculpture, architect, painting, infidelity, historical figure, life & death, pope, hard labor, standoff, based on a novel ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance, 1500s, 1960s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Victoria & Albert (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The passionate love story that was Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's lengthy marriage. Beginning in 1837, the year of King William IV's death and 18-year-old Victoria's ascension to the throne, the series charts the tumultuous period ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: love and romance, royal family, queen victoria, head of state, state affairs, royal court, husband wife relationship, political unrest, romance, couple relations, rise to the top, british empire ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.2
 5K
Career Girls (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two young women reunite and rekindle their friendship after having said goodbye at their college graduation, six years earlier.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, touching, sincere ...
Plot: reunion, college, reunited friends, friendship, graduation, best friends, coincidence, realism, couples, couple relations, friends, social differences ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, england, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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, captivating, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: homosexuality, obsession, hypocrisy, courtroom drama, gay relationship, writer's life, prison, couples, injustice, rise and fall, society, ambition ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe, ireland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.9
 4K
Effie Gray (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A look at the mysterious relationship between Victorian art critic John Ruskin and his teenage bride Effie Gray.
Style: captivating, emotional, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, romance, love, love and romance, fall in love, self discovery, couples, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, art critic, critic, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.8
 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: sexual, captivating, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: painter, love affair, sexual abuse, legal, life is a bitch, romance, artists and showbiz, love and romance, artist, art, pornography, rape ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, renaissance
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: captivating, realistic, serious, sentimental
Plot: love affair, couples, couple relations, lovers apart, snobbism, infidelity, introspection, forbidden love, love and romance, writer's life, artists and showbiz, romance ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era, 1850s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Luxembourg
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: stylized, realistic, serious, sincere, enigmatic ...
Plot: master and servant, painting, fall in love, jealousy, maid, painter, new job, art, society, artist, family problems, romance ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 8.1
 20K
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, stylized, captivating, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: ambition, revolution, prince, politics, opportunist, civil war, parents and children, couple relations, siblings relations, unfulfillment, society, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: sicily, italy, europe, sicily italy, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: clever, realistic, psychological, gloomy, captivating ...
Plot: tragedy, love, adultery, lieutenant, romance, dishonesty, love affair, postmodernism, couples, love and romance, artists and showbiz, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, victorian, 80s, victorian era ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.8
 665
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: captivating, gloomy, realistic, atmospheric, serious
Plot: ambition, couples, family life, prodigy, family relations, social relations, society, tragic love, lifestyle, isolation, love and romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 7.0
 25K
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: realistic, tense, serious, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: artist, painting, infidelity, addiction, rise and fall, alcohol abuse, journal, lifestyle, ambition, jazz, dishonesty, family problems ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 20th century, 1950s, 1940s ...
Place: usa, new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, serious, clever, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: introspection, countryside, love and romance, writer's life, singleness, siblings relations, rich and poor, matchmaking, society, looking for love, couples, eligible bachelor ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.5
 15K
Queen Margot (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 159 min.
Story: The night of August 24, 1572, is known as the Massacre of St. Bartholomew. In France a religious war is raging. In order to impose peace a forced wedding is arranged between Margot de Valois, sister of the immature Catholic King Charles IX, and the ...
Style: epic, bleak, atmospheric, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: politics, forbidden love, royal family, political intrigue, intrigue, romance, incest, murder, parents and children, love and romance, state affairs, poisoning ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, renaissance
Place: france, europe, paris france, spain, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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: realistic, stylized, serious, sexual, talky ...
Plot: painter, artist, fighting the system, infidelity, ambition, obsession, couple relations, celebrity culture, love and romance, against the rules, sexual relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, turn of the century, year 1918
Place: austria, europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: realistic, sentimental, sincere, serious, captivating ...
Plot: actor, director, producer, cultural icon, success, backstage, artists and showbiz, tv show, actress, media, time travel, child ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1965, year 1964 ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 6.5
 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, emotional, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: family problems, couples, love and romance, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, parents and children, artists and showbiz, writer's life, couple relations, family life, honeymoon, lifestyle ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.4
 10K
Modigliani (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Romania, France, Italy
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Set in Paris in 1919, biopic centers on the life of late Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani, focusing on his last days as well as his rivalry with Pablo Picasso. Modigliani, a Jew, has fallen in love with Jeanne, a young and beautiful Catholic girl. ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, factual, melancholic ...
Plot: prodigy, life is a bitch, painter, couple relations, addiction, tragic hero, tragic love, painting, romance, artists and showbiz, couples, artist ...
Time: 20th century, 20s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.0
 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, clever, realistic ...
Plot: bishop, friendship, betrayal, politics, archbishop, friends, rise and fall, society, introspection, rivalry, religions or cults, intrigue ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe, france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Marie Krøyer (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Marie Krøyer is hailed as “the most beautiful woman in Europe” and leads a happy marriage life with her husband the great Danish painter P.S. Krøyer and an adorable daughter. However, not everything in her world is as perfect as it seems, and ...
Style: captivating, realistic, gloomy, stylized, serious ...
Plot: lifestyle, mentally unstable, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, crumbling marriage, artists and showbiz, self discovery, breakup, couples, family problems ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: denmark, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, captivating, gloomy, psychological
Plot: tuberculosis, literature, writer's life, obsession, artists and showbiz, siblings relations, couple relations, life is a bitch, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, death, infidelity ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Home from Home: Chronicle of a Vision (2013)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 231 min.
Story: Follow-up to the TV trilogy "Heimat", this time for cinemas, set again in the fictional village Schabbach in the Hunsrück region of Rhineland-Palatinate.
Style: realistic, sentimental, gloomy, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: family relations, social relations, teenage life, village, society, siblings relations, parents and children, village life, coming of age, youth, diary, upside down view ...
Time: 19th century
Place: germany, brazil, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: emotional, atmospheric, gloomy, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, social differences, orphan, haunted by the past, adoption, childhood sweetheart, revenge, tragic love, love triangle, love and romance, family disapproval, romance ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%