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Cranford (2007)
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Cranford (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 469 min.
Story: In the 1840s, Cranford is ruled by the ladies. They adore good gossip; and romance and change is in the air, as the unwelcome grasp of the Industrial Revolution rapidly approaches their beloved rural market-town.
Style: sincere, clever, atmospheric, stylized, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: aristocracy, small town life, social differences, small town, love and romance, family relations, eligible bachelor, class differences, high society, love triangle, family life, social relations, society, inheritance, maid, marriage, proposal, siblings relations, stranger, bankruptcy, newcomer, widow widower, wooing, guest, loss of family member ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s
Place: england, europe

Most similar movies to Cranford

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, stylized, serious and touching films and TV series with plots about society, love and romance, family relations, social differences, romance, couples and power relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Cranford: Lark Rise to Candleford (2008), Pride and Prejudice (1995), Downton Abbey (2010), Wives and Daughters (1999), Pride & Prejudice (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Lark Rise to Candleford (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 53 min.
Story: Set in the small hamlet of Lark Rise and the wealthier neighbouring market town, Candleford, the series chronicles the daily lives of farm-workers, craftsmen and gentry at the end of the 19th Century. Lark Rise to Candleford is a love letter to a ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, realistic, stylized, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: english countryside, village life, friendship, hopes, family business, father son relationship, love and romance, village, husband wife relationship, neighbor neighbor relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain
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Pride and Prejudice (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 327 min.
Story: Jane Austen's classic novel about the prejudice that occurred between the 19th century classes and the pride which would keep lovers apart.
Style: stylized, witty, romantic, clever, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: jane austen, love and romance, opposites attract, romance, looking for love, prejudice, aristocracy, unlikely couple, couple relations, fall in love, wooing, social differences ...
Time: victorian, 18th century, 19th century, 1810s
Place: england, europe, britain, london
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100%
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Downton Abbey (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
Story: A chronicle of the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the post-Edwardian era—with great events in history having an effect on their lives and on the British social hierarchy.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized, tragicomedy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: aristocracy, estate, master and servant, countryside, manners, love and romance, family life, social differences, high society, family relations, butler, traditional versus modern ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, 20s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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Wives and Daughters (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 301 min.
Story: Elizabeth Gaskell's enchanting tale of romance, scandal, and intrigue in a gossipy English town comes to Masterpiece Theatre in a lavish four-part production of Wives and Daughters, adapted by celebrated screenwriter Andrew Davies.Davies, who ...
Style: uplifting, serious, clever, romantic, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, love and romance, prejudice, parents and children, love triangle, fall in love, couple relations, marriage, secret marriage, gossip, aristocrat, parent child relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1830s, victorian era, 1820s
Place: england, europe, britain, london, africa
⇓ 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, dramatic, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, jane austen, love and romance, happy ending, couple relations, prejudice, unlikely couple, aristocracy, social differences, wooing, countryside, rich and poor ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 18th century, 1790s, georgian era
Place: england, britain, europe, london
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100%
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North & South (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 235 min.
Story: North & South is a British television drama serial, produced by the BBC and originally broadcast in four episodes on BBC One in November and December 2004. It follows the story of Margaret Hale, a young woman from southern England who has to ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: social differences, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, initially antagonists, prejudice, rich and poor, love affair, pride and honor, romance, unlikely couple, young woman ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1850s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sense & Sensibility (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 57 min.
Story: This is the acclaimed 2008 BBC adaptation of the famous Jane Austen novel. While it originally aired as a 3-part miniseries, this home video release includes a single uninterrupted version of the entire film.
Style: romanticism, sincere, sweet, witty, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: jane austen, love and romance, sister sister relationship, love triangle, society, romance, rich and poor, love, wooing, love affair, english countryside, class differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, london, europe, britain
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100%
Sense and Sensibility (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. Two daughters are the titular opposites.
Style: romantic, sincere, dramatic, feel good, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love affair, jane austen, happy ending, romance, inheritance, love triangle, eligible bachelor, rich and poor, love, rich man poor woman, fall in love, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1800s, georgian era, 1810s ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Emma (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Emma Woodhouse seems to be perfectly content, a loving father whom she cares for, friends, and a home. But Emma has a terrible habit - matchmaking. She cannot resist finding suitors for her friends, most of all Harriet Smith. Emma is desperate for ...
Style: feel good, witty, colourful, captivating, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: jane austen, love and romance, looking for love, aristocracy, fall in love, opposites attract, matchmaking, couples, friendship, romance, love, female protagonist ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1800s, 18th century, 1920s ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Black Velvet Gown (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the 1830's in northern England, Riah Millican, a widow with three children, takes a job as housekeeper to a reclusive former teacher, Percival Miller. Miller makes Riah the gift of a black velvet gown, and even educates her children. But ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: servant, housekeeper, starting over, society, social differences, family relations, eviction, idealism, love and romance, family life, single parent, working class ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1830s, victorian era, 1840s
Place: england, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Paradise (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An intoxicating love story set in England's first department store in the 1870s. The Paradise revolves around the lives of the people who live and work in the store, each bound in their own way by the power of the world they live in, and the ...
Style: captivating, stylized, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, workplace situations, love affair, high society, fashion, rise to the top, workplace, power relations, loss of family member, traditional versus modern, shopping, employer employee relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Upstairs Downstairs (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in 1936, the show takes viewers, old and new, back to the lavish world of Belgravia, London. A new set of occupants reside at 165 Eaton Place and viewers see how external and internal influences of the tumultuous pre-war period shape and mould ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, stylized
Plot: master and servant, high society, butler, millionaire, family values, marriage, family relations, lifestyle, couples, housewife, rich and poor, class differences ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Buccaneers (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 212 min.
Story: Four American girls go to England to find husbands.
Style: realistic, stylized, clever, semi serious, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: high society, abortion, inheritance, looking for love, love and romance, cards, wooing, eligible bachelor, proposal, manners, couples, strong female presence ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Mansfield Park (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 261 min.
Story: Drama series based on the novel by Jane Austen. Mansfield Park is the magnificient country residence of Sir Thomas Bertram and his family. It is here that their poor relation Fanny Price is brought up. Never allowed to forget her good fortune, Fanny ...
Style: serious, witty, realistic
Plot: rich and poor, love and romance, wooing, estate, love triangle, family relations, couples, romance, romantic rivalry, cousin cousin relationship, sister sister relationship, adultery ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Upstairs, Downstairs (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Upstairs, Downstairs is a British television drama series originally produced by London Weekend Television and revived by the BBC. It ran on ITV in 68 episodes divided into five series from 1971 to 1975. Set in a large townhouse in Edwardian, First ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, stylized
Plot: maid, butler, wealth, high society, couples, lifestyle, rich and poor, master and servant, family life, family relations, power relations, couple relations ...
Time: 1900s, 1930s, 1920s, 1910s, 20s ...
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Jane Eyre (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 230 min.
Story: In this version of Charlotte Brontë's novel, Jane Eyre (Georgie Henley), a poor relation in the household of her aunt, Mrs. Reed (Tara FitzGerald) is despatched into the care of the callous Mr Brocklehurst at his school at Lowood. As a young ...
Style: touching, gothic, atmospheric, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, love affair, rich and poor, fall in love, unlikely couple, love and romance, estate, looking for love, social differences, romance, love story, family secret ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1930s, 18th century
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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South Riding (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Story: Andrew Davies sparkling adaption of Winifred Holtby's acclaimed novel. Insightful, warm and full of memorable characters, South Riding tells a fraught love story and paints a panaromic portrait of a Yorkshire community in the long aftermath of ...
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, touching, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love affair, family relations, society, human spirit, love and romance, hopes, parents and children, social relations, strong female presence, small town, high school life, high school ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Making of a Lady (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 1901:- Poor but intelligent Emily Fox Seton accepts a marriage proposal from the older Lord James Walderhurst,a widower pushed into providing an heir by his haughty aunt Maria,
Style: stylized, serious, clever, tense, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, love affair, social differences, class differences, society, strong female presence, solace, male nudity, female protagonist, male objectification, butt naked
Time: victorian, victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Poldark (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Britain is in the grip of a chilling recession... falling wages, rising prices, civil unrest - only the bankers are smiling. It's 1783 and Ross Poldark returns from the American War of Independence to his beloved Cornwall to find his world in ...
Style: captivating, realistic, family saga, serious, saga
Plot: countryside, estate, love and romance, family relations, rich and poor, social differences, society, master and servant, love affair, couple relations, poverty, english countryside ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1780s, georgian era
Place: england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sense and Sensibility (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Two sisters of opposing temperaments find love and some heartbreak in Jane Austen's 18th century classic.
Style: emotional, semi serious, atmospheric, feel good, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, grief, love, rich and poor, infidelity, family relations, social relations, power relations, looking for love, couples, family life, wooing ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sense and Sensibility (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Adaptation of the Jane Austen novel.
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, strong female presence, power relations, family relations, social relations, village, romance, fall in love, social differences, society, village life, love affair ...
Time: 1800s
Place: europe, england, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Vanity Fair (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An adaptation of the 1848 novel by William Makepeace Thackeray.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, witty
Plot: british, social differences, ambition, female protagonist, rise to the top, society, social climbing, life philosophy, life turned upside down, dysfunctional family, unrequited love, adaptation ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mansfield Park (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In Mansfield Park, poverty-stricken Fanny Price is sent away to live with her wealthy uncle and aunt at Mansfield Park. As she struggles to adapt to her new lifestyle she begins to attract the attentions of suitors, learning about the sexual ...
Style: witty, stylized, realistic, romantic, suspense ...
Plot: love triangle, jane austen, family relations, couples, estate, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, society, social differences, romance, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Little Dorrit (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 420 min.
Story: The series tells the story of Amy Dorrit, who spends her days earning money for the family and looking after her proud father, who is a long term inmate of Marshalsea debtors' prison in London. Amy and her family's world is transformed ...
Style: sincere, captivating, atmospheric, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: poverty, life is a bitch, debt, uncover truth, society, secret, young woman, family secret, struggle, down on your luck, dying, charles dickens ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Bleak House (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 510 min.
Story: A suspenseful tale about the injustices of the 19th Century English legal system.
Style: captivating, serious, bleak, mysterious, realistic
Plot: estate, secret, intrigue, uncover truth, investigation, orphan, social differences, inheritance, haunted by the past, lawyer, murder, charles dickens ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Pride and Prejudice (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 265 min.
Story: Mrs. Bennet is determined to find husbands for her five daughters. The arrival of a new wealthy neighbor seems like the answer to her predicament. But while eldest daughter Jane catches Mr. Bingley's eye, middle child Mary has her nose stuck in ...
Style: realistic, touching, clever, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: family relations, opposites attract, countryside, wooing, parents and children, romance, siblings relations, rich and poor, unlikely couple, fall in love, couple relations, strong female presence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
He Knew He Was Right (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
Story: He Knew He Was Right was a 2004 BBC TV adaptation of the Anthony Trollope novel He Knew He Was Right. The mini-series portrays the failure of a marriage caused by the unreasonable jealousy of a husband exacerbated by the stubbornness of a wilful ...
Style: realistic, stylized, serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: inheritance, aristocrat, marriage, broken engagement, family relations, dishonesty, romance, couple relations, newlyweds, gossip and rumors, piano, jealousy ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, 1860s
Place: england, london, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Our Mutual Friend (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 350 min.
Story: Intertwining tales of love, greed, and secret identities in Charles Dickens's 1860s London.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: inheritance, betrayal, charles dickens, social differences, lifestyle, society, dishonesty, love affair, love and romance, life is a bitch, power relations, mill ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, victorian england
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Village (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Village is a BBC TV series written by Peter Moffat. The drama is set in a Derbyshire village in the 20th century. The first series of what Moffat hopes will become a 42-hour TV drama was broadcast in spring 2013 and covered the years 1914 to ...
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, captivating, epic
Plot: village life, family relations, parents and children, social relations, society, village, childbirth, child birth, family, shell shock
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: england
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100%
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Land Girls (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 225 min.
Story: The lives, loves and highs and lows of four members of the Women's Land Army working at the Hoxley Estate during World War II.
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: wartime life, world war two, life is a bitch, military, family relations, strong female presence, soldier, friendship, rise and fall, love, friends, farm ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: england, europe
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