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Persuasion (1971)
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Persuasion (1971)
Genre: History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 225 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of the Jane Austen novel.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: british navy, empire fashion, romance, rich and poor, love and romance, singleness, couples, unfulfilled love, bittersweet, wooing, hopes, unfulfillment, master and servant, unrequited love, aristocrat, family relations, class differences, captain, spinster, proposal, british, regret, rejection, jane austen, english country dance
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
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 love and romance, romance, society, couples, social differences, family relations and rich and poor mostly in Romance, Drama and History genres. Some movies like Persuasion: Sense and Sensibility (1981), Poldark (1975), Mansfield Park (1983), The Forsyte Saga (1967), Pride and Prejudice (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sense and Sensibility (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: Two sisters of opposing temperaments find love and some heartbreak in Jane Austen's 18th century classic.
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, love, grief, couples, family relations, power relations, social relations, siblings relations, village life, family life, wooing, village ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain
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Poldark (1975)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, realistic, captivating, saga
Plot: countryside, estate, homecoming, working class, love triangle, siblings relations, rich and poor, love affair, unfulfilled love, couple relations, social differences, society ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, georgian era
Place: england, europe, cornwall, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Mansfield Park (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 261 min.
TV show
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, witty, realistic
Plot: love and romance, rich and poor, estate, wooing, love triangle, couples, family relations, romance, cousin cousin relationship, sister sister relationship, adultery, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
The Forsyte Saga (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation from John Galsworthy's novels.
Style: family saga, stylized, captivating, saga, epic ...
Plot: love and romance, love affair, rich and poor, couples, family problems, family relations, power relations, unfulfillment, romance, intrigue, unfulfilled love, siblings relations ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Pride and Prejudice (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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: clever, realistic, witty, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wooing, society, family relations, looking for love, rich and poor, eligible bachelor, social differences, romance, love and romance, siblings relations, countryside, verbal byplay ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Emma (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of the Jane Austen novel.
Style: witty, clever, humorous, stylized, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: matchmaking, strong female presence, manners, power relations, friends, couples, society, love and romance, opposites attract, romance, unlikely couple, verbal byplay ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1810s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Edward & Mrs. Simpson (1978)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 350 min.
TV show
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, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: moral dilemma, relationship vs career, royal family, true love, social differences, couples, power relations, family relations, wedding, head of state, society, clergy ...
Time: 1930s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Sense and Sensibility (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
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: sincere, sweet, witty, feel good, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: english countryside, sister sister relationship, romanticism, rich man poor woman, society, romance, love triangle, rich and poor, love and romance, wooing, love, unrequited love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Sparkhouse (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
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, touching, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: farm, social differences, love affair, romance, family relations, parents and children, unfulfilled love, society, life is a bitch, human nature, obsession, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Daniel Deronda (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 210 min.
TV show
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, realistic, serious
Plot: aristocracy, jewess, drowning, ambition, love affair, love triangle, social differences, couples, betrayal, romance, rise to the top, unlikely couple ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: england, europe, italy, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Middlemarch (1994)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 375 min.
TV show
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, emotional, clever, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: hospital, reform, inheritance, politics, doctor, priest, social differences, intrigue, couples, family relations, power relations, revolution ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Far Pavilions (1984)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 315 min.
TV show
Story: Story of forbidden love in 1800's India set against the revolution for India's freedom from England.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: forbidden love, royal family, culture clash, tragic love, fall in love, interracial relations, social differences, love affair, love triangle, political unrest, racism, imperialism ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: india, england, europe, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Poldark (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: family saga, captivating, realistic, saga, serious
Plot: countryside, estate, love and romance, family relations, society, love affair, master and servant, romance, rich and poor, social differences, poverty, couple relations ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1780s, georgian era
Place: england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Sense and Sensibility (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 178 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of the Jane Austen novel.
Style: feel good, sincere, witty, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, strong female presence, rich and poor, social differences, fall in love, village, village life, love affair, siblings relations, social relations, family relations, power relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Glass Virgin (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
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: sexy, sexual, serious, realistic
Plot: wedding, working class, coming of age, youth, couples, self discovery, family relations, society, prostitute, romance, friendship, family life ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Miss Austen Regrets (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An outwardly confident but unmarried woman on the verge of her fortieth birthday reflects on her past suitors and the choices she once made while attempting to help her marriage minded niece choose between a number of potential suitors in this tale ...
Style: realistic, stylized, captivating, melancholic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: introspection, regret, love and romance, looking for love, maid, society, countryside, sister sister relationship, wooing, writers, matchmaking, couples ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Jane Eyre (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 230 min.
TV show
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: touching, gothic, atmospheric, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: rich and poor, love affair, couple relations, estate, unlikely couple, fall in love, love and romance, social differences, looking for love, romance, love story, family secret ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Forsyte Saga (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 276 min.
TV show
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: realistic, serious, touching, stylized, family saga ...
Plot: high society, family relations, love affair, love and romance, society, unfulfilled love, couple relations, forbidden love, parents and children, victorian england, rich and poor, adultery ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, victorian era, 1920s, edwardian era ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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True Love (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A five-part series of intertwining, semi-improvised love stories exploring the reality of love in the modern world.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love affair, romance, looking for love, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, couples, dishonesty, right and wrong, desire, love and romance, bittersweet, infidelity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Jane Eyre (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 239 min.
TV show
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, stylized, sentimental, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, estate, governess, orphan, rich and poor, proposal, fall in love, couple relations, society, dark hero, social differences, blind character ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental, emotional
Audience: date night
Plot: working class, poverty, sibling rivalry, teacher, factory, love affair, impossible love, social differences, siblings relations, rich and poor, culture clash, couples ...
Time: 1910s, 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Vanity Fair (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: This faithful BBC adaptation once again brings William Makepeace Thackeray's classic satirical novel to the screen. Becky Sharp (Natasha Little) is a beautiful, clever and poor girl determined to earn a higher place in society at any cost. The ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, sincere, witty ...
Plot: manipulation, satire, orphan, life turned upside down, couples, power relations, high society, social climbing, strong female presence, romance, society, rise to the top ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 32K
North & South (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 235 min.
TV show
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: touching, sincere, serious, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: initially antagonists, social differences, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, prejudice, rich and poor, romance, unlikely couple, love affair, young woman, pride and honor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1850s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Buccaneers (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 212 min.
TV show
Story: Four American girls go to England to find husbands.
Style: semi serious, realistic, stylized, clever, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: high society, card playing, abortion, inheritance, love and romance, looking for love, proposal, family relations, couples, eligible bachelor, pianist, social climbing ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Emma (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
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, touching, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: aristocracy, looking for love, love and romance, romance, fall in love, opposites attract, friendship, love triangle, marriage, female protagonist, matchmaking, lovers ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century, 1920s, 1930s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Pride and Prejudice (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 327 min.
TV show
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: romantic, stylized, witty, clever, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: opposites attract, romance, aristocracy, countryside, fall in love, love and romance, prejudice, rich and poor, couple relations, british, looking for love, unlikely couple ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, victorian era, 1810s
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Tide of Life (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
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: realistic, serious, emotional, touching
Plot: love and romance, gender, life is a bitch, romance, tragic hero, society, boss and employee, couple relations, innocence lost, family relations, power relations, farm ...
Time: edwardian era, 19th century, 20th century
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Mayerling (1968)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria (Omar Sharif) clashes with his father, Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria (James Mason), over implementing progressive policies for their country. Ava Gardner plays his mother Empress Elisabeth. Rudolf soon feels he is ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: tragic love, infidelity, forbidden love, revolution, politics, romance, royal family, hopes, state affairs, society, rebelliousness, fall in love ...
Time: 1880s, 19th century
Place: austria, england, italy, europe, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Wuthering Heights (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 142 min.
TV show
Story: Foundling Heathcliff is raised by the wealthy Earnshaws in Yorkshire but in later life launches a vendetta against the family.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, gothic, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, unfulfilled love, obsession, love affair, love triangle, estate, social differences, family relations, destructive relationship, society, punishment, revenge ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Wuthering Heights (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Earnshaws are Yorkshire farmers during the early 19th Century. One day, Mr. Earnshaw returns from a trip to the city, bringing with him a ragged little boy called Heathcliff. Earnshaw's son, Hindley, resents the child, but Heathcliff ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, gloomy, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, family relations, orphan, vengeance, couples, power relations, love and romance, romance, society, unfulfillment, master and servant, true love ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1920s, 70s
Place: england, yorkshire, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%