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, society, human nature, 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 atmospheric films with plots about couples, love and romance, romance, couple relations, love affair, society and infidelity mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Bloom: Swann in Love (1984), Basil (1998), The Heart of Me (2002), Angel (2007), The Governess (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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-siècle 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: serious, realistic, sexual, gloomy, neurotic
Plot: obsession, prostitute, courtesan, gay, jealousy, femme fatale, power relations, destructive relationship, couples, love affair, tragic love, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: france, europe, egypt, paris france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.1
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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, love affair, couples, fall in love, romance, society, unfulfilled love, father daughter relationship, secret, adultery, extramarital affair ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, ireland, cornwall, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: clever, emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, love triangle, couples, family relations, celebrity culture, parents and children, artists and showbiz, romance, haunted by the past, society, betrayal ...
Time: 40s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s, 1940s
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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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: serious, witty, clever, realistic, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, writer's life, estate, social differences, rise to the top, ambition, unfulfillment, couple relations, family relations, love, society, rise and fall ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, melancholic ...
Plot: love affair, couples, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, society, egg, loss of virginity, infidelity, nanny, murder, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s
Place: scotland, england, london, europe, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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, gloomy, psychological, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: hotel, betrayal, spinster, piano, unfulfilled love, couple relations, singleness, romance, cons and scams, love and romance, unfulfillment, starting over ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: ireland, europe, united states, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: sentimental, gloomy, stylized, serious, captivating ...
Plot: tragic love, infidelity, obsession, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, couple relations, society, lifestyle, social differences, love triangle, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois, oxford university, yale university
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, infidelity, romance, diary, passion, church, jealousy, temptation, love and romance, couple relations, mistress, love affair ...
Time: 1940s, 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1930s ...
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Movie in collections
 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: realistic, sexy, sexual, erotic, stylized ...
Plot: prostitute, lovers reunited, social differences, society, love affair, love and romance, fall in love, obsession, lifestyle, power relations, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: asia, hong kong, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, realistic, sexual, gloomy, sentimental ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian, ghost, true love, countryside, politics, unfulfilled love, teachers and students, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians, writer's life, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, alaska, paris france, cleveland ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: love triangle, infidelity, social differences, tragic love, society, forbidden love, looking for love, couples, love affair, school, unfulfillment, rise to the top ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, victorian england
Place: england, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: serious, atmospheric, stylized, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, couple relations, rich and poor, power relations, romance, betrayal, death, dishonesty, fall in love, rise to the top, love and romance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 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: realistic, serious, touching
Plot: love, sin, jealousy, circus, babies and infants, romance, fall in love, village life, love and romance, social relations, family relations, small town ...
Time: 50s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 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: semi serious, humorous, clever, realistic, touching ...
Plot: photographer, dysfunctional family, protege, bohemian, older man younger woman relationship, romance, coming of age, hopes, fall in love, celebrity culture, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, gloomy, sexual, psychological ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, romance, love affair, dishonesty, couples, human nature, lovers reunited, filmmaking, midlife crisis, unfulfilled love, sexual relations ...
Place: europe, italy, france, mexico, paris france
⇓ 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, love triangle, fall in love, society, obsession, love affair, wealth, millionaire, couples, couple relations, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, post world war one
Place: new york, usa, long island, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: epic, sexual, touching, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: village, political unrest, love triangle, pub, officer, mute, gun, village life, love and romance, fall in love, mute or deaf, soldier ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: emotional, sincere, serious, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: forbidden love, anti semitism, couples, single parent, culture clash, opposites attract, social differences, tragic love, society, against the odds, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: atmospheric, serious, stylized, biting, realistic
Plot: rivalry, society, social differences, working class, fall in love, destructive relationship, wooing, dishonesty, nightlife, animal life, couples, intrigue ...
Time: 1910s, edwardian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: serious, atmospheric, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: aging, romance, destructive relationship, dealing with death, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, couple relations, forbidden love, impossible love, midlife crisis, love triangle, infidelity ...
Place: italy, usa, tennessee, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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, serious, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: letter, impossible love, virginity, honeymoon, funeral, diary, love triangle, extramarital affair, doctor, marriage, cholera, ship ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 1900s, 1890s, post world war one ...
Place: colombia, seaport, caribbean, paris france, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, emotional, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: virgin, gypsy, social differences, lifestyle, rise to the top, forces of nature, love and romance, village life, unfulfilled love, romance, adolescence vs adulthood, tragic love ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: europe, england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, opposites attract, society, social differences, introspection, couple relations, hopes, interracial relations, romance, love and romance, love affair ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: touching, gloomy, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, dysfunctional family, love triangle, fall in love, family in crisis, romance, unfulfilled love, master and servant, hopes, opposites attract, single parent, estrangement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.6
 730
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: realistic, talky, epic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: chess, introspection, lifestyle, cycling, friendship, midlife crisis, couples, city life, couple relations, unfulfillment, parents and children, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: serious, gloomy, realistic, talky, romantic ...
Plot: infidelity, village, bourgeoisie, adultery, road not taken, tragic hero, couple relations, romance, society, social relations, family relations, dull life ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 18th century
Place: normandy, france, europe, switzerland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: gloomy, sexual, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: coming out, youth, love triangle, friendship, racism, betrayal, love and romance, sexual relations, best friends, teenage love, friends, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, algeria, new york, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, psychological, realistic, serious, intense ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, destructive relationship, judge, romance, family problems, hidden identity, forbidden love, love and romance, crumbling marriage, love, couple relations ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.9
 7K
Onegin (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the opulent St. Petersburg of the Empire period, Eugene Onegin is a jaded but dashing aristocrat - a man often lacking in empathy, who suffers from restlessness, melancholy and, finally, regret. Through his best friend Lensky, Onegin is ...
Style: atmospheric, clever, realistic, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, love affair, couple relations, unfulfilled love, love and romance, fall in love, unfulfillment, obsession, tragic love, unrequited love, soldier, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1820s, 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg, london, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.4
 5K
To Our Loves (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A portrait of youth in bloom; a tale of one family's dissolution; a reflection upon the danger and the mystery in living. Sandrine Bonnaire plays Suzanne, a free spirit and the vessel for an almost Brontëan choler. She's 16, and men ...
Style: sexual, gloomy, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: infidelity, coming of age, looking for sex, human nature, family relations, youth, self discovery, couples, teenage life, family problems, downfall, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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