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: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, wooing, love and romance, romance, master and servant, rich and poor, singleness, hopes, unfulfillment, couples, spinster, british, captain, proposal, regret, empire fashion, british navy, jane austen, 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 emotional 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), Jane Eyre (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 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: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: estate, love affair, love triangle, social differences, romance, love and romance, countryside, society, power relations, master and servant, couple relations, rich and poor ...
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: feel good, semi serious, witty, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love, jane austen, love triangle, master and servant, unlikely couple, romance, village, infidelity, looking for love, love affair, rich and poor, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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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: witty, serious, realistic
Plot: estate, social differences, love and romance, rich and poor, wooing, love triangle, romance, society, couples, family relations, snobbism, hypocrisy ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
The Forsyte Saga (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Adaptation from John Galsworthy's novels.
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, epic, touching ...
Plot: love and romance, love affair, rich and poor, couple relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, romance, family relations, intrigue, siblings relations, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 20th century, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 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, stylized, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, orphan, rich and poor, society, dark hero, governess, estate, social differences, haunted by the past, human spirit ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: semi serious, witty, clever, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: jane austen, society, verbal byplay, unlikely couple, couple relations, fall in love, countryside, romance, looking for love, social differences, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: serious, emotional, captivating, realistic
Plot: head of state, romance, moral dilemma, social differences, true love, relationship vs career, royal family, love and romance, society, state affairs, couples, clergy ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.0
 796
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: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, infidelity, looking for love, love affair, love and romance, couples, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, unfulfillment, desire, right and wrong
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: drowning, singer, unlikely couple, rise to the top, couple relations, romance, infidelity, love affair, love triangle, gambling, working class, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, 1870s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, serious, realistic
Plot: couple relations, parents and children, society, love affair, social differences, love and romance, high society, rich and poor, family relations, dysfunctional family, architect, gem ...
Time: 19th century, 20s, victorian, 20th century, 1900s ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ 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, betrayal, romance, interracial relations, love affair, adventure, love triangle, social differences, culture clash, political unrest, racism, royal family ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: india, asia, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 8.4
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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, serious, realistic, family saga
Plot: love and romance, estate, rich and poor, love affair, couple relations, family relations, society, master and servant, social differences, poverty, countryside, power relations ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1780s
Place: england, cornwall, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.8
 453
Emma (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Adaptation of the Jane Austen novel.
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, stylized, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: matchmaking, opposites attract, verbal byplay, romance, couple relations, countryside, social differences, wooing, fall in love, love and romance, society, couples ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1810s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.3
 605
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: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: farm, social differences, against the odds, love affair, romance, abuse, tragic love, unfulfilled love, love and romance, society, unfulfillment, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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: serious, clever, emotional, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: hospital, intrigue, doctor, social differences, politics, reform, inheritance, idealism, journalist, priest, romance, rich and poor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: date night, girls' night
Plot: love affair, unfulfilled love, estate, social differences, forbidden love, obsession, family relations, society, destructive relationship, love triangle, couples, punishment ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, fall in love, drugs/alcohol, love and romance, romance, walking, urban, musician's life, tragic love, city life, destiny, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic, psychological
Plot: soldier, master and servant, intrigue, romance, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, rich and poor, social differences, tragic love, unfulfilled love, political unrest ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: ireland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: stylized, serious, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: intrigue, king, romance, head of state, tower of london, treason, royal court, couple relations, royal family, palaces castles and temples, dishonesty, state affairs ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, looking for love, rich and poor, couple relations, unlikely couple, prejudice, social differences, pride and honor, wooing, aristocracy, initially antagonists, fall in love ...
Time: victorian, 18th century, 19th century, 1810s
Place: england, europe, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: sibling rivalry, poverty, teacher, working class, opposites attract, factory, impossible love, romance, social differences, love and romance, society, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1910s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: atmospheric, emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, revenge, family disapproval, love triangle, social differences, tragic love, love and romance, romance, haunted by the past, adoption, couple relations, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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: serious, emotional, epic, realistic, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: soldier, love affair, war, young lovers, romance, united kingdom, trench warfare, cheating, infidelity, love and romance, military, couples ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 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, serious, gothic, gloomy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, couple relations, rich and poor, love affair, fall in love, looking for love, social differences, estate, romance, family secret, prejudice, childhood ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 18th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, sincere, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, society, love affair, rich and poor, love and romance, romance, love, sister sister relationship, jane austen, class differences, sisters, wooing ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, london, britain
⇓ 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: emotional, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: boss and employee, farm, life turned upside down, immigration, estate, society, romance, power relations, tragic hero, innocence lost, couple relations, gender ...
Time: 19th century, edwardian era, 1900s
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: sexual, serious, realistic
Plot: self discovery, coming of age, romance, family life, society, couples, family relations, prostitute, friendship, working class, love and romance, youth
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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, love and romance, love affair, rich and poor, prejudice, couple relations, pride and honor, unlikely couple, initially antagonists, young woman, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1850s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic, touching
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, romance, older woman younger man relationship, extramarital affair, love and romance, couples, fall in love, dishonesty, unfulfillment, surgery, superior ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Way We Live Now (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
Story: The Way We Live Now is a 2001 four-part television adaptation of the Anthony Trollope novel The Way We Live Now. The serial was first broadcast on the BBC and was directed by David Yates, written by Andrew Davies and produced by Nigel ...
Style: serious, witty, biting, realistic
Plot: intrigue, rich and poor, society, lifestyle, rise to the top, couple relations, fall in love, couples, power relations, love and romance, life is a bitch, prejudice ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, 1800s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%