Movies like Mr. Turner

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Mr. Turner
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: clever, stylized, atmospheric, light, epic, serious, realistic, enigmatic, reflective, captivating ...
Plot: artist, art, eccentricity, aging, obsession, storytelling, artists and showbiz, drinking, loneliness, life philosophy, dialogue, elderly, period piece, death, runaway, life, existentialism, character study, creativity, relationships, mentor, elderly lovers, painter, master and servant, secrets ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 18th century, 1820s, 1830s, 1840s, victorian era
Place: england, london, holland
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Secrets & Lies
Drama
France, UK
136 min.
 8.0
The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser
Biography, Drama, History
West Germany
110 min.
 7.9
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out enigmatic, realistic, talky and serious films with plots about storytelling, culture clash, runaway, dialogue, mentor, catastrophe and brutality mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like Mr. Turner: Topsy-Turvy (1999), All or Nothing (2002), The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974), Secrets & Lies (1996), Mrs Brown (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Topsy-Turvy
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, semi serious, realistic, captivating ...
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Time: 19th century, victorian, 18th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
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All or Nothing
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...
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The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser
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, stylized, serious, enigmatic ...
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Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1830s
Place: germany, europe, dungeon
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Secrets & Lies
Genre: Drama
Country: France, UK
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.
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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Mrs Brown
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
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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 ...
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Duration: 161 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
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Tom & Viv
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: psychological, serious, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
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Time: 1930s, 1910s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
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Lenny
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
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Style: bleak, clever, psychological, serious, talky ...
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Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: usa
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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, serious, atmospheric, melancholic, breathtaking ...
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Time: 19th century
Place: france, paris france
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Country: Spain, France, USA
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Style: stylized, serious, rough, realistic, cerebral ...
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Country: Italy, France
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Goya's Ghosts
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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Duration: 113 min.
Story: Painter Francisco Goya faces a scandal involving his muse, who is labeled a heretic by a monk.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, thought provoking, dramatic ...
Plot: rape, artist, betrayal, corruption, prison, religion, insanity, clergy, death, islam, false accusation, ghosts ...
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Place: spain, dungeon
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Naked
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Johnny flees Manchester for London, to avoid a beating from the family of a girl he has raped. There he finds an old girlfriend, and spends some time homeless, spending much of his time ranting at strangers, and meeting characters in plights very ...
Style: talky, dark humor, witty, biting, disturbing ...
Plot: rape, existentialism, working class, loneliness, urban, violence, realism, drugs/alcohol, human nature, stranger, brutality, homeless ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england, manchester
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The Emperor and the Assassin
Genre: Drama, History
Country: China, Japan, France
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In pre-unified China, the King of Qin sends his concubine to a rival kingdom to produce an assassin for a political plot, but as the king's cruelty mounts she finds her loyalty faltering.
Style: epic, captivating, serious, breathtaking, stylized ...
Plot: assassination, assassin, betrayal, sword fight, murder, revolution, period piece, blind ambition, fight scenes, dialogue, beautiful scenery, storytelling ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia, spain
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Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Canada, Netherlands, Portugal, Finland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A collection of vignettes highlighting different aspects of the life, work, and character of the acclaimed Canadian classical pianist.
Style: serious, enigmatic, realistic, non-linear, melancholic ...
Plot: music, obsession, classical music, radio, artist, mentally unstable, eccentricity, solitude, creativity, musician's life, genius, mentor ...
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Artemisia
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, serious, stylized, realistic, factual ...
Plot: artist, art, pornography, rape, sexuality, male nudity, mentor, artists and showbiz, romance, destiny, courage, life is a bitch ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, renaissance
Place: europe, italy, rome italy
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Experimenter
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Yale University, 1961. Stanley Milgram designs a psychology experiment that still resonates to this day, in which people think they’re delivering painful electric shocks to an affable stranger strapped into a chair in another room. Despite his ...
Style: psychological, captivating, serious, intellectual, realistic ...
Plot: psychology, science, mentor, human nature, storytelling, humanity, couple relations, experiment, controversy, inventions and discoveries, life & death, insanity ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1930s, year 1961, 1960s
Place: usa, yale university
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The Leopard
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, serious, reflective, scenic ...
Plot: revolution, ambition, aging, fascism, death, parents and children, palaces castles and temples, period piece, political unrest, culture clash, art, adaptation ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: italy, sicily, europe, palermo italy, sicily italy
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The Queen
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: talky, realistic, serious, sincere, dramatic ...
Plot: politics, death, royal family, british, head of state, paparazzi, queen, tragedy, family, political, life & death, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london, scotland, buckingham palace ...
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Jefferson in Paris
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: His wife having recently died, Thomas Jefferson accepts the post of United States ambassador to pre-revolutionary France, though he finds it difficult to adjust to life in a country where the aristocracy subjugates an increasingly restless ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, dramatic, cerebral ...
Plot: revolution, romance, politics, slavery, couple relations, infidelity, interracial romance, catholicism, period piece, interracial relations, social differences, pornography ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s
Place: france, europe, england, new jersey, versailles ...
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System:   35%
    User:   36%
 
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Queen Margot
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, atmospheric, serious, bleak, bloody ...
Plot: romance, politics, adultery, religion, male nudity, incest, murder, tragic hero, french, marriage, catholicism, period piece ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, renaissance
Place: france, europe, spain, england, poland ...
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Surviving Picasso
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The passionate Merchant-Ivory drama tells the story of Francoise Gilot, the only lover of Pablo Picasso who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty and move on with her life.
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, sexual, intellectual ...
Plot: artist, love triangle, infidelity, womanizer, art, nudity (topless - notable), betrayal, romance, couple relations, drinking, women, creativity ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 1940s ...
Place: europe, france, poland, las vegas, new jersey ...
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System:   35%
    User:   31%
 
The Lion in Winter
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: 1183 AD: King Henry II's three sons all want to inherit the throne, but he won't commit to a choice. They and his wife variously plot to force him.
Style: witty, talky, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, throne, royal family, marriage, mistress, christmas, queen, king, dialogue, betrayal, state affairs ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, france
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    User:   33%
 
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Restoration
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An aspiring young physician, Robert Merivel found himself in the service of King Charles II and saves the life of someone close to the King. Merivel joins the King's court and lives the high life provided to someone of his position. Merivel is ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: romance, redemption, court, betrayal, self discovery, period piece, science, irish, medieval, couple relations, revolution, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, 1930s, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe, scotland, medical school
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