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, romance, 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, sex, sea, prostitute, genius, ghost ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s
Place: ireland, europe, england, algeria

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sentimental and gloomy films with plots about love and romance, couples, 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), The Heart of Me (2002), Angel (2007). 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: sentimental, stylized, captivating, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: tragic love, obsession, infidelity, love affair, lifestyle, love triangle, society, social differences, haunted by the past, unfulfilled love, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois, yale university, oxford university
⇓ 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-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: contemplative, gloomy, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: obsession, prostitute, jealousy, courtesan, gender, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, sexual relations, couple relations, destructive relationship, rise to the top, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: europe, france, italy, egypt, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 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: realistic, sentimental, serious, light, sincere ...
Plot: betrayal, friendship, couples, fall in love, love affair, romance, society, unfulfilled love, father daughter relationship, secret, adultery, extramarital affair ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, cornwall, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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, parents and children, society, betrayal, unfulfillment ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 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: clever, witty, talky, realistic, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, writer's life, estate, social differences, rise to the top, ambition, family relations, couple relations, unfulfillment, love, artists and showbiz, society ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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, touching, sentimental, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, older woman younger man relationship, infidelity, looking for love, forbidden love, unfulfilled love, love and romance, family problems, dishonesty, couples, impossible love, destructive relationship ...
Place: italy, usa, tennessee, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: emotional, realistic, touching, psychological, serious ...
Plot: hotel, betrayal, spinster, piano, singleness, bittersweet, alcohol abuse, adult virgin, hopes, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: ireland, europe, america, united states, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 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, erotic, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
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 ⇓
69%
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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: love triangle, infidelity, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, tragic love, social differences, couples, looking for love, fall in love, love affair, school ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: serious, psychological, realistic, atmospheric, sentimental ...
Plot: letter, impossible love, love triangle, diary, funeral, romance, virginity, looking for love, power of love, love and romance, love affair, love letter ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1900s, turn of the century, 1870s ...
Place: colombia, paris france, caribbean, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, society, couple relations, nanny, loss of virginity, infidelity, social differences, master and servant, love and romance, love triangle ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: scotland, england, london, europe, edinburgh scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, social differences, couples, dishonesty, matchmaking ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: romantic, enigmatic, melancholic, tricky, intellectual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, romance, infidelity, passion, jealousy, love affair, cheating wife, obsessive love, diary, private detective, secrets, church ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 30s, 20th century, year 1946 ...
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 645
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: captivating, sentimental, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: modern day adaptation, love triangle, lifestyle, haunted by the past, unfulfilled love, tragic love, lovers reunited, social differences, love affair, infidelity, betrayal, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, atmospheric, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: society, rivalry, infidelity, love triangle, wooing, couples, intrigue, contests and competitions, power relations, rich and poor, destructive relationship, couple relations ...
Time: 1910s, edwardian era
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Sentimental Destinies (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 180 min.
Story: In late nineteenth century Charante, Protestant minister Jean Barnery causes local disquiet when he arranges a separation from his obsessive wife...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching, gloomy
Plot: family business, factory, love affair, forbidden love, social differences, society, couples, infidelity, fall in love, romance, tragic love, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 30s, 20s, 1930s ...
Place: switzerland, france, europe, paris france
⇓ 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: serious, sentimental, touching, gloomy, emotional ...
Plot: gypsy, virgin, small town, adolescence vs adulthood, unfulfilled love, forces of nature, village life, siblings relations, social relations, rise to the top, family relations, repression ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: europe, england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, serious, psychological ...
Plot: male nudity, infidelity, love triangle, romance, love and romance, love affair, dishonesty, unfulfilled love, fall in love, lovers reunited, couples, filmmaking ...
Place: europe, italy, france, paris france, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, couples, couple relations, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, post world war one
Place: new york, usa, long island, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
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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: sentimental, touching, disturbing, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, photographer, love and romance, social differences, parents and children, society, art, dysfunctional family, protege, bohemian, secrets, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, touching, serious
Plot: tragic love, love triangle, infidelity, social differences, romance, love affair, society, politics, state affairs, political unrest, unfulfillment, anti semitism ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.3
 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: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: love, circus, sin, fall in love, romance, small town, small town life, society, human nature, pregnancy, social relations, jealousy ...
Time: 50s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, touching, sexy, gloomy ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian, true love, countryside, lesbian romance, lifestyle, couples, breakup, romance, gays and lesbians, ghost, politics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, italy, paris france, cleveland ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Woman Wanted (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A new woman comes between a widower and his adult son.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: pregnancy, dysfunctional family, love triangle, couples, single parent, bittersweet, society, estrangement, haunted by the past, unfulfilled love, looking for love, social differences ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.6
 763
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, talky, sincere, contemplative, epic ...
Plot: chess, unfulfillment, friendship, lifestyle, introspection, midlife crisis, parents and children, family relations, city life, couple relations, social relations, friends ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, society, social differences, infidelity, destructive relationship, love triangle, class differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, contemplative, serious
Plot: british colonial, self discovery, extramarital affair, bbc, romance, hopes, love and romance, love affair, opposites attract, society, introspection, interracial relations ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: touching, serious, sentimental, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: forbidden love, anti semitism, couples, family relations, interracial relations, culture clash, single parent, opposites attract, tragic love, against the odds, social differences, society ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Lady Chatterley's Lover (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An early-20th-century tale of love across class boundaries which tells the legendary and romantic story of Lady Chatterley’s affair with her gamekeeper. Jed Mercurio’s adaptation of DH Lawrence’s classic.
Style: realistic, serious, sexual, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: love affair, social differences, master and servant, disability, sexual relations, society, infidelity, obsession, romance, couples, countryside, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1910s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 3K
Yes (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: She is a scientist. He is a Lebanese doctor. They meet at a banquet and fall into a carefree, passionate relationship. But difficulties abound because of his heritage and her loveless marriage. She flies to Havana to sort things out on the beach and ...
Style: serious, sincere, stylized, witty, lyrical ...
Plot: infidelity, racism, culture clash, love affair, social differences, society, couple relations, crumbling marriage, romance, exile, husband wife relationship, lebanese ...
Place: cuba, london, latin america, england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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