Movies like Bloom 2003

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Bloom (2003)
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Bloom (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Adapted from James Joyce's Ulysses, Bloom is the enthralling story of June 16th, 1904 and a gateway into the consiousness of its three main characters: Stephen Dedalus, Molly Bloom and the extraordinary Leopold Bloom.
Style: atmospheric, epic, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: infidelity, writer's life, singleness, tragic love, love and romance, looking for love, love affair, artists and showbiz, social differences, human nature, society, couples, death in the family, working class, lifestyle, unfulfilled love, tragic hero, unfulfillment, looking for sex, romance, sea, prostitute, genius, ghost, pregnancy ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s
Place: ireland, europe, england, algeria

Most similar movies to Bloom

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, gloomy and sentimental films with plots about couples, romance, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, society and infidelity mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Bloom: The Great Gatsby (2000), Swann in Love (1984), Basil (1998), Angel (2007), The Heart of Me (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Great Gatsby (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stock broker Nick Carraway consents to play Cupid for his rich married first cousin Daisy Buchanen and her former love, successful bootlegger and forger Jay Gatsby.
Style: stylized, captivating, sentimental, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: tragic love, obsession, infidelity, lifestyle, love affair, love triangle, unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, society, social differences, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: usa, new york, oxford university, yale university, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Swann in Love (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Swann (Jeremy Irons), an eligible bachelor in the best circles of fin-de-si├Ęcle Paris, has also some more vulgar but rich friends, the Verdurins. Through them he meets Odette (Ornella Muti), a courtesan, with whom he falls hopelessly in love. She ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, sexual, serious, neurotic
Plot: obsession, prostitute, jealousy, gay, courtesan, love triangle, infidelity, couple relations, anti semitism, femme fatale, lifestyle, gender ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: france, europe, egypt, italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.0
 2K
Basil (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A lonely young aristocrat in turn-of the century England struggles to meet the approval of his over-bearing, class-conscious father while trying to please the selfish woman he loves.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, light, sincere ...
Plot: betrayal, friendship, fall in love, love affair, romance, couples, society, unfulfilled love, father daughter relationship, secret, adultery, extramarital affair ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, ireland, cornwall, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 5.8
 5K
Angel (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Belgium, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Edwardian England. A precocious girl from a poor background with aspirations to being a novelist finds herself swept to fame and fortune when her tasteless romances hit the best seller lists. Her life changes in unexpected ways when she encounters ...
Style: realistic, clever, serious, talky, witty ...
Plot: infidelity, writer's life, estate, social differences, rise to the top, ambition, couple relations, unfulfillment, family relations, love, society, rise and fall ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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The Heart of Me (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Drama set in 1930s London with two sisters, Madeleine married to Rickie, and Dinah, who falls in love with him. Rickie and Dinah begin an affair which is to have repercussions throughout all their lives.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, emotional, clever ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, family relations, couples, pregnancy, love affair, fall in love, haunted by the past, betrayal, society, parents and children, unfulfillment ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Governess (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When the father of privileged Rosina da Silva violently dies, she decides to pass herself off as a gentile and finds employment with a family in faraway Scotland. Soon she and the family father, Charles, start a passionate secret affair.
Style: enigmatic, emotional, serious, scenic, colourful ...
Plot: love affair, fall in love, couples, couple relations, society, nanny, infidelity, social differences, master and servant, love and romance, love triangle, injustice ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: scotland, england, london, europe, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.0
 6K
Eros (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Italy, Hong Kong, France, Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A three-part anthology film about love and sexuality: a menage-a-trois between a couple and a young woman on the coast of Tuscany; an advertising executive under enormous pressure at work, who, during visits to his psychiatrist, is pulled to delve ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, sexy, erotic, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, love affair, fall in love, social differences, lovers reunited, lifestyle, obsession, infidelity, male female relationship, sexuality, psychiatrist, doctors and patients ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: hong kong, asia, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A penniless middle-aged spinster scrapes by giving piano lessons in the Dublin of the 1950s. She makes a sad last bid for love with a fellow resident of her rundown boarding house, who imagines she has the money to bankroll the business he hopes to ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, gloomy, sentimental ...
Plot: hotel, betrayal, spinster, piano, love affair, adult virgin, life is a bitch, couple relations, hopes, couples, dishonesty, starting over ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: ireland, europe, united states, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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The End of the Affair (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On a rainy London night in 1946, novelist Maurice Bendrix has a chance meeting with Henry Miles, husband of his ex-mistress Sarah, who abruptly ended their affair two years before. Bendrix's obsession with Sarah is rekindled; he succumbs to his ...
Style: intellectual, emotional, sexual, clever, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, infidelity, romance, diary, church, passion, jealousy, temptation, cheating wife, couples, dishonesty, mistress ...
Time: 1940s, 30s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s ...
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Woodlanders (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story is set in late 19th century rural corner of South England. The daughter of timber merchant Melbury, Grace, returns to the town after finishing school. Her father now believes she can find a better husband than her childhood sweetheart, ...
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, romance, rise to the top, couple relations, rich and poor, fall in love, unfulfilled love, school, love affair, unfulfillment, looking for love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Wings of the Dove (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kate is secretly betrothed to a struggling journalist, Merton Densher. But she knows her Aunt Maude will never approve of the match, since Kate's deceased mother has lost all her money in a marriage to a degenerate opium addict. When Kate meets ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, power relations, couple relations, rich and poor, romance, betrayal, death, society, matchmaking, infidelity, fall in love ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.0
 2K
Guinevere (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young girl from an affluent family rebels and becomes involved with a much older photographer.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, clever, sentimental ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, photographer, dysfunctional family, protege, bohemian, romance, coming of age, social differences, alcohol abuse, youth, fall in love, celebrity culture ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Beyond the Clouds (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Made of four short tales, linked by a story filmed by Wim Wenders. Taking place in Ferrara, Portofino, Aix en Provence and Paris, each story, which always a woman as the crux of the story, invites to an inner travel, as Antonioni says "towards ...
Style: touching, erotic, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, romance, dishonesty, unfulfilled love, love affair, love and romance, fall in love, destructive relationship, couple relations, midlife crisis, filmmaking ...
Place: europe, italy, france, paris france, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.2
 1K
The Playboys (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Ireland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A young woman, Tara Maguire (Robin Wright) scandalizes her provincial Irish village in the 1950s by having a baby out of a wedlock, and refusing to name the father. She has a rare beauty and every man in town desires her, especially Sergeant Hegarty ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: love, circus, sin, small town, fall in love, romance, small town life, society, pregnancy, social relations, human nature, jealousy ...
Time: 50s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.1
 637
G (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young Hip Hop star named Summer G falls for a middle to upper class sister while in college. After she rejects him for a fellow social climber, Summer G spends ten years building a Hip Hop empire, then moves to the Hamptons where he finds the ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, captivating, gloomy
Plot: hip hop, modern day adaptation, love triangle, lifestyle, haunted by the past, unfulfilled love, social differences, lovers reunited, tragic love, infidelity, dishonesty, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, millionaire, wealth, couple relations, couples, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, post world war one
Place: new york, usa, long island, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Ryan's Daughter (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 195 min.
Story: World War I seems far away from Ireland's Dingle peninsula when Rosy Ryan Shaughnessy goes horseback riding on the beach with the young English officer. There was a magnetic attraction between them the day he was the only customer in her ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: village, political unrest, love triangle, officer, romance, forbidden love, fall in love, soldier, couples, world war one, pub, mute ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Solomon & Gaenor (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young Jew in 1911 Wales tries to make his living by selling fabrics door to door, but to do so he must hide his nationality. On one of his sales he meets and falls in love with a demure young woman with a strong-willed father and a Jew-hating ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Plot: forbidden love, anti semitism, couples, opposites attract, family relations, life is a bitch, interracial relations, love and romance, fall in love, romance, against the odds, culture clash ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Shooting Party (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 1913, shortly before the outbreak of WWI. A group of aristocrats gathers at the estate of Sir Randolph Nettleby for a weekend shoot. As the terminal decrepitude of a dying class is reflected in the social interactions and hypocrisy of its members, ...
Style: realistic, biting, stylized, atmospheric, serious
Plot: society, rivalry, nightlife, animal life, couples, dishonesty, social differences, working class, power relations, infidelity, love triangle, intrigue ...
Time: 1910s, edwardian era
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An aging actress' husband dies of a heart attack en route to Rome, where they'd planned to holiday. There, she rents an apartment and, through the Contessa, she meets a young man, with whom she begins an affair.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: aging, dealing with death, love affair, fall in love, artists and showbiz, couple relations, unfulfillment, love and romance, unfulfilled love, romance, prostitute, impossible love ...
Place: italy, usa, tennessee, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico, UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In Colombia just after the Great War, an old man falls from a ladder; dying, he professes great love for his wife. After the funeral, a man calls on the widow - she dismisses him angrily. Flash back more than 50 years to the day Florentino Ariza, a ...
Style: sexual, realistic, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: letter, virginity, impossible love, love triangle, honeymoon, funeral, diary, doctor, marriage, love letter, ship, cholera ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 1900s, 1890s, turn of the century ...
Place: colombia, seaport, caribbean, paris france, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Looking for Cheyenne (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Cheyenne, a journalist, decides to leave Paris after being laid off and to settle down in the middle of nowhere, far from the society she hates.The trouble is that she leaves Sonia, her true love, behind. The latter, a teacher who loves her job, ...
Style: serious, sentimental, gloomy, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian, gays and lesbians, lesbian romance, countryside, politics, true love, ghost, coming of age, lifestyle, human nature, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, bolivia, brazil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Virgin and the Gypsy (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Film adaptation from the novel by D.H. Lawrence, discovered after the celebrated author's death in 1930, a romantic love story tells of a prim young English girl who is sexually attracted to a seductively virile gypsy. The climatic dam burst is ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, sexual, sentimental ...
Plot: gypsy, virgin, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, siblings relations, repression, small town, village, family relations, social relations, couples, romance ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: europe, england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Belle du Seigneur (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Luxembourg, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: English-language adaptation of Albert Cohen's epic Swiss tale of a tortured love affair between a high-ranking Jewish official and the protestant wife of one of his employees.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, touching
Plot: tragic love, love triangle, infidelity, social differences, society, romance, love affair, anti semitism, political unrest, politics, unfulfillment, state affairs ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, realistic, psychological, serious, intense ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, forbidden love, destructive relationship, judge, romance, hidden identity, family problems, love and romance, crumbling marriage, love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Heat and Dust (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The parallel story of Anne and her grand-aunt Olivia in their experiences in India
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: self discovery, extramarital affair, british colonial, couples, love affair, interracial relations, couple relations, love and romance, romance, hopes, society, social differences ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.6
 745
Ulysses (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Dublin; June 16, 1904. Stephen Dedalus, who fancies himself as a poet, embarks on a day of wandering about the city during which he finds friendship and a father figure in Leopold Bloom, a middle-aged Jew. Meanwhile, Bloom's day, illuminated by ...
Style: serious, realistic, talky, sincere, epic ...
Plot: chess, cycling, lifestyle, introspection, friends, family relations, social relations, midlife crisis, couples, friendship, unfulfillment, city life ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.4
 689
Woman Wanted (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A new woman comes between a widower and his adult son.
Style: sentimental, gloomy, touching, emotional, serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, love triangle, dysfunctional family, dealing with death, singleness, death in the family, love affair, fall in love, master and servant, family in crisis, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.1
 776
Full Speed (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A brief extract of four kids' lives somewhere in France. Quentin, who won a writers contest and now pays more attention to his career as an author than to his friends, beautiful Julie, his girl-friend, much more mature than she looks, falling ...
Style: sexual, gloomy, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: coming out, youth, friendship, racism, love triangle, betrayal, couples, sexual relations, love and romance, gays and lesbians, teenage life, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, new york, paris france, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Madame Bovary (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Bored with the limited and tedious nature of provincial life in 19th-century France, the fierce and sensual Emma Bovary finds herself in calamitous debt and purses scandalous sexual liaisons with absolute abandon. However, when her volatile ...
Style: realistic, melancholic, talky, sexy, intense ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, village, bourgeoisie, tragic hero, village life, life is a bitch, family life, family relations, dull life, destructive relationship, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 18th century
Place: normandy, europe, france, switzerland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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