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The Crimson Petal and the White (2011)
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The Crimson Petal and the White (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 274 min.
Story: Follow Sugar into the underbelly of Victorian London seething with vitality, sexuality, ambition and emotion.
Style: sexual, serious, captivating, biting, realistic, stylized
Plot: prostitute, couple relations, rich and poor, love affair, social climbing, mistress, life is a bitch, love and romance, ambition, mentally unstable, high society, heir heiress, rise and fall, social differences, society, couples, diary, social decay, unfulfillment, power relations, reform, mental illness, seduction, female nudity, doctor ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian england, victorian era, 1880s
Place: england, london, europe

Most similar movies to The Crimson Petal and the White

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, stylized and captivating films and TV series with plots about society, love and romance, social differences, couples, romance, rich and poor and couple relations mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like The Crimson Petal and the White: Downton Abbey (2010), Poldark (2015), The Forsyte Saga (2002), The Way We Live Now (2001), Vanity Fair (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Downton Abbey (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
Story: A chronicle of the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the post-Edwardian era—with great events in history having an effect on their lives and on the British social hierarchy.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, tragicomedy, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: estate, master and servant, aristocracy, family relations, family life, countryside, high society, manners, parents and children, inheritance, love and romance, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 20s, 1920s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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 8.3
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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, 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
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80%
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 ⇓
69%
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: biting, witty, serious, realistic
Plot: society, intrigue, lifestyle, rich and poor, prejudice, couples, power relations, rise to the top, couple relations, life is a bitch, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1800s, victorian era
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Vanity Fair (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 50 min.
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: realistic, captivating, stylized, sincere, serious ...
Plot: orphan, life turned upside down, romance, ambition, society, feminism, social differences, couple relations, manipulations, social climbing, power relations, couples ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 ⇓
62%
 8.4
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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 ⇓
100%
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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%
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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 ⇓
100%
 6.6
 994
Fanny Hill (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Orphaned by smallpox, young Lancashire country lady Fanny Hill cheerfully accepts her friend Esther Davies's offer to join the London 'working girls' with Mrs. Brown, a madam who recruits her as charmingly fresh enough to wait, ...
Style: serious, biting, realistic, touching
Plot: prostitute, true love, sex, innocence lost, social differences, society, sexual perversion, sexism, power relations, proposal, love affair, rapist ...
Time: 18th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 ⇓
50%
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 ⇓
49%
 7.5
 46
Vanity Fair (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray's novel. The first colour production from the BBC.
Style: realistic, captivating, stylized, serious
Plot: manipulation, couple relations, life turned upside down, romance, manipulations, rich and poor, love and romance, wooing, couples, dishonesty, rise to the top, blind ambition ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.8
 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 ⇓
46%
 7.3
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Vanity Fair (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Story: An adaptation of the 1848 novel by William Makepeace Thackeray.
Style: stylized, classic literature, atmospheric, witty
Plot: social differences, british, ambition, rise to the top, life philosophy, society, social climbing, rich and poor, life turned upside down, dysfunctional family, unrequited love, adaptation ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tipping the Velvet (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Set in the 1890s, Tipping the Velvet tells the lesbian love affair between male impersonator music hall star Kitty Butler and Nan Astley.
Style: touching, sexy, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, sexual relations, fall in love, love and romance, performer's life, gays and lesbians, lesbian interest, coming of age, cross dressing, gender, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, 1890s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 8.2
 437
Lillie (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 52 min.
Story: The story of Lillie Langtry
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, captivating
Plot: forbidden love, showbiz, society, actor's life, power relations, couple relations, destructive relationship, love and romance, rise and fall, tragic love, couples, royal family ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, 1900s, victorian, 20th century ...
Place: england, london, usa, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 3K
Scarlett (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Austria
Duration: 360 min.
Story: The greatest love story ever told began with Gone with the Wind and continues in this sweeping epic sequel, as Scarlett, Rhett and a host of unforgettable characters go from tragedy to triumph in an action-packed saga of international scope
Style: serious, stylized, captivating, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, parents and children, couples, couple relations, family relations, romance, society, fall in love, infidelity, civil war, star crossed lovers, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: europe, ireland, london, england, atlanta georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Buccaneers (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 212 min.
Story: Four American girls go to England to find husbands.
Style: realistic, clever, semi serious, stylized, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: high society, abortion, inheritance, looking for love, love and romance, society, cards, proposal, manners, couples, wooing, eligible bachelor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 ⇓
44%
Our Mutual Friend (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 350 min.
Story: Intertwining tales of love, greed, and secret identities in Charles Dickens's 1860s London.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: inheritance, betrayal, power relations, life is a bitch, love and romance, social differences, lifestyle, society, dishonesty, love affair, mistaken identity, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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 ⇓
44%
A Dance to the Music of Time (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 416 min.
Story: Anthony Powell's 12 volume novel sequence "A Dance to the Music of Time" has been dramatised for television.
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, social differences, society, rich and poor, couple relations, social relations, power relations, couples, dishonesty, dancing, classmate, fortune telling ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Far from the Madding Crowd (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
Story: This powerful adaptation of Thomas Hardy's classic novel spins a story of passion and destruction set in the nineteenth century. The proud, flighty and bewitching Bathsheba Everdene finds herself entangled into the passions of three men and her ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: unfulfilled love, love and romance, romance, couple relations, rich and poor, power relations, wooing, love affair, dishonesty, couples, love triangle, infidelity ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1800s, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.1
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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 ⇓
43%
Tess of the D'Urbervilles (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Thomas Hardy's classic epic remains one of the most popular novels, this TV adaptation vividly depicts the powerful tale of a peasant girl whose life is torn apart by the love and jealousy of two men. Justine Waddell stars as the hapless Child ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, emotional, gloomy, realistic
Plot: innocence lost, couple relations, uninhibited rivalry, rich and poor, romance, village life, intrigue, infidelity, couples, love and romance, life is a bitch, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1800s, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Lark Rise to Candleford (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 53 min.
Story: Set in the small hamlet of Lark Rise and the wealthier neighbouring market town, Candleford, the series chronicles the daily lives of farm-workers, craftsmen and gentry at the end of the 19th Century. Lark Rise to Candleford is a love letter to a ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, realistic, serious, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: village life, friendship, village, city country contrast, society, social differences, hopes, social relations, coming of age, family business, grief, poverty ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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 ⇓
40%
 7.1
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Jane Eyre (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Charlotte Bronte's classic novel is filmed yet again. The story of the Yorkshire orphan who becomes a governess to a young French girl and finds love with the brooding lord of the manor is given a standard romantic flare, but sparks do not seem ...
Style: gothic, emotional, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: french, society, fall in love, couples, youth, estate, letter, childhood, haunted by the past, shyness, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: sexual, realistic, serious
Plot: love affair, social differences, sexual relations, master and servant, disability, infidelity, society, obsession, fall in love, unfulfillment, countryside, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 20s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%