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, unfulfillment, tragic hero, 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, love and romance, romance, love affair, couple relations, infidelity and society 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-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, sexual, gloomy, serious, neurotic
Plot: obsession, prostitute, gay, jealousy, courtesan, couples, dishonesty, anti semitism, ambition, femme fatale, society, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: europe, france, italy, egypt, paris france
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95%
 6.0
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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: sentimental, serious, realistic, light, sincere ...
Plot: betrayal, friendship, fall in love, romance, love affair, couples, society, unfulfilled love, secret, father daughter relationship, adultery, unrequited love ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, ireland, yorkshire, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, love triangle, couples, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, artists and showbiz, fall in love, celebrity culture, betrayal, haunted by the past ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 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, serious, clever, talky, witty ...
Plot: infidelity, writer's life, estate, social differences, rise to the top, ambition, couple relations, unfulfillment, family relations, love, love triangle, siblings relations ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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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, fall in love, couples, society, couple relations, love and romance, loss of virginity, infidelity, nanny, murder, romance, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s
Place: scotland, england, london, europe, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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, sentimental, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: hotel, betrayal, piano, spinster, cons and scams, romance, unfulfilled love, adult virgin, couple relations, love and romance, love affair, starting over ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: ireland, europe, manhattan new york city, texas, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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, serious, realistic, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: tragic love, infidelity, obsession, unfulfilled love, romance, unfulfillment, society, lifestyle, social differences, haunted by the past, love triangle, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois, yale university, oxford 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, jealousy, passion, church, temptation, cheating wife, couple relations, love and romance, love affair ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 30s, 1930s ...
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 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: sexy, sexual, atmospheric, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, lovers reunited, society, social differences, fall in love, love and romance, love affair, lifestyle, infidelity, obsession, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: asia, hong kong, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, forbidden love, school, rich and poor, rise to the top, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, victorian england
Place: england, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, power relations, couple relations, rich and poor, romance, betrayal, death, couples, dishonesty, love and romance, rise to the top ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe, italy
⇓ 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, feel good ...
Plot: photographer, dysfunctional family, protege, bohemian, older man younger woman relationship, romance, coming of age, couple relations, love and romance, hopes, social differences, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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, realistic, touching, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: love, circus, sin, small town, small town life, romance, fall in love, society, human nature, pregnancy, social relations, jealousy ...
Time: 50s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, romance, human nature, lovers reunited, filmmaking, midlife crisis, dishonesty, couples, destructive relationship, fall in love, unfulfilled love ...
Place: europe, italy, france, paris france, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, serious ...
Plot: village, political unrest, love triangle, mute, officer, pub, gun, dishonesty, infidelity, soldier, treason, clergy ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, wealth, millionaire, couple relations, couples, betrayal ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, post world war one
Place: new york, usa, long island, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, sincere, emotional, serious, touching ...
Plot: forbidden love, anti semitism, couples, tragic love, society, love and romance, fall in love, interracial relations, life is a bitch, romance, against the odds, social differences ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: biting, realistic, serious, atmospheric, stylized
Plot: rivalry, society, infidelity, love triangle, social differences, power relations, fall in love, rich and poor, unfulfilled love, love affair, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 1910s, edwardian era
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: sentimental, touching, sincere, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: aging, couple relations, fall in love, romance, love and romance, destructive relationship, dealing with death, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, love affair, prostitute ...
Place: italy, usa, europe, tennessee, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, atmospheric, serious, psychological ...
Plot: letter, impossible love, virginity, funeral, diary, honeymoon, love triangle, extramarital affair, cholera, love letter, ship, doctor ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, 1870s, post world war one ...
Place: colombia, seaport, paris france, caribbean, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, sexy, sexual, gloomy, sentimental ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, lesbian romance, politics, countryside, true love, ghost, unemployment, gender, lifestyle, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, brazil, bolivia, cleveland ohio ...
⇓ 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: emotional, serious, gloomy, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: gypsy, virgin, forces of nature, romance, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, rise to the top, social relations, family relations, siblings relations ...
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: realistic, serious
Plot: self discovery, extramarital affair, interracial relations, love and romance, hopes, couple relations, romance, love affair, couples, opposites attract, society, introspection ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: emotional, realistic, touching, serious
Plot: tragic love, love triangle, infidelity, cheating wife, romance, love affair, society, social differences, political unrest, anti semitism, state affairs, unfulfillment ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: europe, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, emotional, serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, dysfunctional family, love triangle, family problems, opposites attract, single parent, estrangement, family relations, society, looking for love, couples, death in the family ...
Time: 90s
⇓ 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, realistic, gloomy, talky, romantic ...
Plot: infidelity, village, adultery, bourgeoisie, hopes, love affair, destructive relationship, life is a bitch, tragic hero, society, family life, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 18th century
Place: normandy, europe, france, switzerland, london
⇓ 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, sincere, talky, epic, realistic ...
Plot: chess, city life, unfulfillment, couple relations, parents and children, couples, midlife crisis, friends, family relations, social relations, lifestyle, cycling ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: ireland
⇓ 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, forbidden love, destructive relationship, judge, romance, family problems, hidden identity, love and romance, crumbling marriage, love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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, realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: coming out, youth, love triangle, racism, friendship, betrayal, love and romance, twentysomething life, teenage love, lifestyle, tragic love, gender ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france, algeria, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: stylized, atmospheric, emotional, scenic, clever ...
Plot: love, tragedy, adultery, lieutenant, romance, love affair, destructive relationship, society, social differences, infidelity, love triangle, star crossed lovers ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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