Movies and TV shows like Persuasion 1971

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Persuasion (1971)
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Persuasion (1971)
Genre: History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 225 min.
Story: Adaptation of the Jane Austen novel.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: singleness, rich and poor, love and romance, hopes, couples, unfulfilled love, wooing, unfulfillment, master and servant, romance, jane austen, spinster, british, captain, proposal, regret, empire fashion, british navy, rejection, english country dance
Time: victorian, 19th century
Place: england, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and stylized films and TV series with plots about romance, love and romance, couples, society, social differences, family relations and rich and poor mostly in Romance, Drama and History genres. Some movies like Persuasion: Poldark (1975), Sense and Sensibility (1981), Mansfield Park (1983), The Forsyte Saga (1967), Pride and Prejudice (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.5
 858
Poldark (1975)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Period drama series about the brooding rivalry between former soldier Ross Poldark and local industrialist George Warleggan, and the two women in their lives. Based on the books by Winston Graham.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: estate, homecoming, society, social differences, unfulfillment, master and servant, love and romance, couple relations, rich and poor, siblings relations, unfulfilled love, romance ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1700s
Place: england, europe, mine, cornwall, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: realistic, atmospheric, sincere, witty, stylized ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, jane austen, love, unlikely couple, fall in love, romance, village life, rich and poor, unfulfilled love, infidelity, wooing, looking for love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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 835
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, realistic, witty
Plot: love and romance, rich and poor, wooing, estate, love triangle, family relations, romance, couples, romantic rivalry, adultery, cousin cousin relationship, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
The Forsyte Saga (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Adaptation from John Galsworthy's novels.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, touching, epic ...
Plot: love and romance, rich and poor, love affair, unfulfillment, siblings relations, parents and children, unfulfilled love, couple relations, romance, intrigue, couples, family problems ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 20th century, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Pride and Prejudice (1967)
Genre: Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Pride and Prejudice is a 1967 BBC television serial, based on Jane Austen's novel of the same name, originally published in 1813. This production marked the 150th anniversary of the death of Jane Austen. It was directed by Joan Craft and ...
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, clever
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: society, jane austen, couple relations, romance, siblings relations, fall in love, family relations, countryside, wooing, eligible bachelor, looking for love, couples ...
Time: 1810s, 19th century
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 8.1
 3K
Jane Eyre (1983)
Genre: Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: After living a miserable life with her aunt, orphaned Jane Eyre is sent to Lowood, a residential school for children of limited means. Jane takes the advice of her friend and over many years takes her studies seriously, eventually advertising for a ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, orphan, couple relations, fall in love, dark hero, rich and poor, society, social differences, attic, governess, blind character, power of love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Edward & Mrs. Simpson (1978)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: While still the Prince of Wales, the future Edward VIII meets the married American socialite, Wallis Simpson. Their relationship causes furor in the palace and in parliament, especially when King George V dies, Mrs. Simpson gets divorced, and King ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: head of state, couples, unfulfillment, state affairs, follow your dream, relationship vs career, love and romance, romance, royal family, moral dilemma, family relations, power relations ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.0
 811
True Love (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A five-part series of intertwining, semi-improvised love stories exploring the reality of love in the modern world.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: desire, infidelity, right and wrong, crumbling marriage, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, dishonesty, love affair, couples, looking for love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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The Forsyte Saga (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 276 min.
Story: In 2002, the first two books and the first interlude of John Galsworthy's trilogy The Forsyte Saga were adapted by Granada Television for the ITV network. Additional funding for this production was provided by American PBS station WGBH, the ...
Style: touching, stylized, realistic, serious
Plot: couple relations, high society, love affair, social differences, society, love and romance, parents and children, rich and poor, family relations, dysfunctional family, gem, architect ...
Time: 19th century, 20s, victorian, 20th century, edwardian era ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.3
 21K
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, serious, family saga
Plot: love and romance, estate, rich and poor, love affair, couple relations, master and servant, family relations, society, social differences, poverty, power relations, countryside ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1780s
Place: england, cornwall, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Daniel Deronda (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 210 min.
Story: Daniel Deronda is a British television serial drama adapted by Andrew Davies from the George Eliot novel of the same name. The serial was directed by Tom Hooper, produced by Louis Marks, and was first broadcast in three parts on BBC One from 23 ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: drowning, singer, social differences, aristocracy, showbiz, couples, love affair, dishonesty, unlikely couple, society, working class, gambling ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, 1870s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.8
 453
Emma (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Adaptation of the Jane Austen novel.
Style: clever, witty, stylized, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: matchmaking, verbal byplay, couple relations, unfulfilled love, unlikely couple, fall in love, rich and poor, love and romance, looking for love, manners, couples, wooing ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1810s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Far Pavilions (1984)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 315 min.
Story: Story of forbidden love in 1800's India set against the revolution for India's freedom from England.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: forbidden love, fall in love, interracial relations, romance, adventure, state affairs, love and romance, culture clash, intrigue, opposites attract, love triangle, racism ...
Time: victorian, 19th century
Place: india, asia, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.4
 609
Sparkhouse (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The relationship between childhood sweethearts, a farmer's daughter and boy from a rich family, turns tumultuous in this modern interpretation of Wuthering Heights.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: farm, social differences, youth, obsession, young lovers, society, against the odds, tragic love, human nature, love affair, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.6
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Middlemarch (1994)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 375 min.
Story: A BBC dramatization of George Eliot's classic novel about the lives and loves of a group of people living on the cusp of the Industrial Revolution in a small town named Middlemarch. These include young Doctor Lydgate, who arrives at Middlemarch ...
Style: touching, stylized, serious, clever, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: hospital, inheritance, reform, politics, doctor, intrigue, social differences, idealism, revolution, rise to the top, love and romance, rich and poor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Forget Me Not (2010)
Genre: Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film follows Will Fletcher, a musician, and Eve Fisher, who works in a pub where he is performing, during one night in London. After Will has saved Eve from a drunken customer at closing time, they stay up all night together, meandering through ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unfulfillment, destiny, city life, drugs/alcohol, fall in love, hopes, romance, artists and showbiz, love and romance, musician's life, urban, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Wuthering Heights (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Foundling Heathcliff is raised by the wealthy Earnshaws in Yorkshire but in later life launches a vendetta against the family.
Style: emotional, serious, touching, realistic, classic literature ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love affair, estate, unfulfilled love, social differences, family relations, obsession, forbidden love, punishment, abuse, couples, love triangle, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: witty, stylized, clever, atmospheric, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: love and romance, rich and poor, prejudice, looking for love, couple relations, pride and honor, aristocracy, unlikely couple, wooing, social differences, initially antagonists, fall in love ...
Time: victorian, 18th century, 19th century, 1810s
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 8.7
 27K
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, captivating, touching, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fall in love, social differences, couple relations, love affair, rich and poor, love and romance, prejudice, pride and honor, initially antagonists, unlikely couple, young woman, society ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1850s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Fifteen Streets (1989)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In northern England around 1900, the worker John O'Brien lives near poverty in a small house in the worker's district. He falls in love with Mary, the teacher of his highly intelligent younger sister Kathy and daughter of a rich family. ...
Style: emotional, serious, touching, sentimental, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: working class, sibling rivalry, teacher, poverty, family relations, power relations, society, social differences, unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, factory ...
Time: 1910s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Last September (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, UK, Ireland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1920s Ireland, an elderly couple reside over a tired country estate. Living with them are their high-spirited niece, their Oxford student nephew, and married house guests, who are trying to cover up that they are presently homeless. The niece ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, psychological, gloomy
Plot: soldier, unfulfillment, tragic love, social differences, society, power relations, coming of age, infidelity, love triangle, intrigue, politics, love and romance ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: ireland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, classic literature, romantic, sweet, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: sister sister relationship, love triangle, society, love and romance, rich and poor, love affair, romance, love, wooing, class differences, jane austen, duel ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Six Wives of Henry VIII (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 540 min.
Story: On his deathbed, King Henry VIII recalls how he wooed and wed his six wives - and disposed of five of them - in a bid to secure the succession to the throne with a male heir. Despite his many marriages and the crowded court, Henry remains ...
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, atmospheric
Plot: intrigue, king, family problems, head of state, dishonesty, ambition, rise and fall, society, death sentence, royal family, love affair, nursing ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Movie in collections
 8.4
 18K
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: atmospheric, touching, gothic, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, unlikely couple, rich and poor, fall in love, love affair, social differences, looking for love, estate, dark hero, romance, family secret, prejudice ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 18th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.9
 454
Reckless (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 310 min.
Story: Owen is a Junior Doctor who falls for Anna - a sophisticated and glamorous older woman. Little does he know that she is married to his boss, consultant Richard Crane.
Style: sexual, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: fall in love, unfulfillment, surgery, dishonesty, couples, love triangle, infidelity, love and romance, romance, superior, older woman younger man relationship, extramarital affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.4
 5K
Birdsong (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 165 min.
Story: As an English soldier fights in the horrific trenches of northern France, he is haunted by the memories of his forbidden love affair with a French woman.
Style: realistic, epic, serious, emotional, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: soldier, love affair, war, lovers apart, love and romance, romance, young lovers, military, couples, army, lovers, infidelity ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Glass Virgin (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Set in 1870s England, the story tells of Annabella Lagrange and the terrible secret her wealthy parents have kept from her. When she finally learns the truth, she runs away and eventually finds solace in the company of her family's former ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: working class, society, prostitute, friendship, coming of age, romance, love and romance, youth, self discovery, family life, couples, family relations
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Wuthering Heights (1992)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Young orphan Heathcliff is adopted by the wealthy Earnshaw family and moves into their estate, Wuthering Heights. Soon, the new resident falls for his compassionate foster sister, Cathy. The two share a remarkable bond that seems unbreakable until ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, gloomy, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, social differences, orphan, haunted by the past, adoption, childhood sweetheart, revenge, tragic love, love triangle, love and romance, family disapproval, romance ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.1
 13K
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: love and romance, looking for love, opposites attract, aristocracy, matchmaking, fall in love, couples, friendship, romance, female protagonist, rich and poor, countryside ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s, 18th century, 1920s ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Tide of Life (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Tide of Life follows the fortunes of young housekeeper, Emily Kennedy, as she learns about relationships with three very different men. Forced from home of her first employer, Sep McGilby after his plans to marry her come to tragic end, Emily finds ...
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: family relations, power relations, gender, society, innocence lost, tragic hero, love and romance, boss and employee, life turned upside down, couple relations, romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, edwardian era, 1900s
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%