Movies and TV shows like Coming Home 1998

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Coming Home (1998)
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Coming Home (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 199 min.
Story: Drama about the Dunar and Carey-Lewis families, before during and after WW2.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, contemplative
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: world war two, pow, coming of age, boarding school, school, youth, friendship, friends, romance, family relations, love triangle, love and romance, captivity, adoption, infidelity, love affair, social differences, society, couples, wartime life, estate, siblings relations, homecoming, lovers reunited, boarding school life ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 40s
Place: england, europe, cornwall

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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 love and romance, romance, couples, society, family relations, social differences and love triangle mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like Coming Home: The Camomile Lawn (1992), Home Fires (2015), Brideshead Revisited (1981), The Halcyon (2017), Scarlett (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Camomile Lawn (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 258 min.
Story: Presents the lives and loves of a family of cousins from 1939 to the present. Follows very closely the Mary Wesley novel. Begins with a funeral and uses the reminiscences of those gathered to fill in details in the lives of Richard and Helena and ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: family gatherings, family relations, world war two, bittersweet, countryside, parents and children, social differences, reunion, siblings relations, couple relations, homecoming, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1939
Place: england, europe, cornwall
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95%
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Home Fires (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The story of a group of inspirational women in a rural Cheshire community with the shadow of World War II casting a dark cloud over their lives. As the conflict takes hold and separates the women from their husbands, fathers, sons and brothers, the ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, psychological, touching
Plot: world war two, strong female presence, village, wartime life, life is a bitch, society, social relations, friends, female protagonist, village life, british, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 40s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Brideshead Revisited (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 659 min.
Story: In this eleven parts British television serial, Charles Ryder's involvement with members of the aristocratic Marchmain/Flyte family is followed throughout the years between the two World Wars.
Style: touching, gloomy, clever, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: world war two, friendship, romance, aristocracy, family relations, catholicism, mistress, social climbing, conflict, power relations, couples, innocence ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s, 1930s, 40s, 30s ...
Place: venice, england, oxford university
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74%
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The Halcyon (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The story of a bustling and glamorous five star hotel at the centre of London society and a world at war.
Style: realistic, disturbing, psychological, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: hotel, world war two, maid, hotel manager, aristocracy, manager, chef, bellhop, chambermaid, wartime, society, switchboard operator ...
Time: 1940s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: romance, love and romance, couple relations, parents and children, couples, society, family relations, infidelity, fall in love, civil war, star crossed lovers, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: europe, ireland, london, england, georgia ...
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62%
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Land Girls (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 225 min.
Story: The lives, loves and highs and lows of four members of the Women's Land Army working at the Hoxley Estate during World War II.
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: wartime life, world war two, life is a bitch, military, family relations, strong female presence, soldier, friendship, rise and fall, love, friends, countryside ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Colditz (2005)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Three prisoners, Jack Rose, Tom Willis and Nick McGrade, embark on an heroic plan to escape from a World War Two POW camp. As Rose And Willis are recaptured by the Germans, McGrade manages to traverse their clutches and travels to London to inform ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, exciting, tense
Plot: world war two, pow, soldier, military, castle, battles, romance, love and romance, prison life, love triangle, confined, danger ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1939
Place: europe, germany, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: semi serious, realistic, touching, atmospheric, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, love, grief, siblings relations, unfulfilled love, infidelity, fall in love, social differences, rich and poor, looking for love, village, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Sense and Sensibility (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Adaptation of the Jane Austen novel.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, witty, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, strong female presence, power relations, social relations, family relations, romance, love and romance, society, love affair, rich and poor, social differences, village life ...
Time: 1800s
Place: europe, england, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Winds of War (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 720 min.
Story: In the late 1930s, world politics begin to head in a dangerous direction. In Europe, Germany expands and rearms and proceeds to annex several border countries into the Reich. Meanwhile, Italy attempts to establish a Facist Colonial Empire under ...
Style: epic, sincere, captivating, thought provoking, contemplative ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, behind enemy lines, refugee, escapades, state affairs, against humanity, war, heroes, head of state, politics, society ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s
Place: italy, germany, japan, china, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Cinder Path (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Tale of a farmer's son who gets involved with two sisters, then goes to fight in the trenches in WW1.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: world war one, love affair, murder, wartime life, farm, battles, redemption, siblings relations, love triangle, infidelity, social differences, battle zone ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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, saga, realistic, serious
Plot: estate, countryside, unfulfillment, society, master and servant, love and romance, couple relations, homecoming, romance, power relations, couples, mine ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1780s, 1700s
Place: england, europe, britain, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Night Watch (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set against the turbulent backdrop of London in the 1940s, this adaptation of Sarah Waters' bestselling novel, The Night Watch, follows four young Londoners inextricably linked by their wartime experiences. In a time when the barriers of sexual ...
Style: touching, emotional, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love affair, romance, love and romance, couples, wartime life, haunted by the past, sexual relations, life is a bitch, war, world war two, post world war two, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Every Time We Say Goodbye (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An American flyer who joined the RAF before his country was in the war is recovering from a leg injury in Jerusalem. Through an English friend he meets a quiet Jewish girl whose close-knit family originally came from Spain. The two are attracted to ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: friends, friendship, fall in love, injury, world war two, opposites attract, romance, couples, love affair, couple relations, social differences, war ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: jerusalem, middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: serious, witty, realistic
Plot: wooing, rich and poor, love and romance, estate, love triangle, romance, family relations, couples, romantic rivalry, cousin cousin relationship, adultery, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, touching, serious, 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, against the odds, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Fortunes of War (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 407 min.
Story: Fortunes of War is a 1987 BBC television adaptation of Olivia Manning's cycle of novels Fortunes of War. It stars Kenneth Branagh as Guy Pringle, lecturer in English Literature in Bucharest during the early part of the Second World War, and ...
Style: clever, gloomy, emotional, captivating, tense ...
Plot: world war two, infidelity, espionage, opposites attract, unfulfillment, dishonesty, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, love and romance, betrayal, war, intrigue ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: europe, middle east, greece, romania, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: sexy, serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: couples, self discovery, prostitute, youth, friendship, romance, love and romance, family life, working class, coming of age, family relations, wedding ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1969)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Academy Award-honoree Peter O'Toole stars in this musical classic about a prim English schoolmaster who learns to show his compassion through the help of an outgoing showgirl. O'Toole, who received his fourth Oscar-nomination for this ...
Style: uplifting, emotional, stylized, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: world war two, boarding school, vacation, love, school life, teacher student relationship, music hall, forbidden love, boys' school, teaching, school teacher, opposites attract ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: england, europe, london, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Till We Meet Again (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Judith Krantz's Till We Meet Again was a 1989 TV mini-series based on the Judith Krantz novel, Till We Meet Again. Its stars included Mia Sara, Bruce Boxleitner, Hugh Grant and Courteney Cox.
Style: talky, serious, realistic, emotional, clever
Plot: world war one, world war two, celebrity culture, lovers reunited, military, love and romance, romance, soldier, showbiz, parents and children, couples, battle zone ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, touching, serious, realistic, gothic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: forbidden love, social differences, unfulfilled love, love affair, obsession, estate, family relations, love triangle, destructive relationship, society, punishment, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Parade's End (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Belgium, USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: In the years before the First World War, three Britons are drawn into fraught and ultimately tragic relations: Anglican Christopher Tietjens, second son of the lord of the manor of Groby, Yorkshire, who is a disconsolate, Tory statistician in ...
Style: serious, realistic, clever, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war one, high society, love triangle, loveless marriage, crumbling marriage, unfaithful wife, romance, lovers, couple relations, estate, conservative, marriage ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Pride and Prejudice (1967)
Genre: Drama, 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, realistic, clever, witty
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: wooing, society, family relations, unlikely couple, looking for love, couple relations, eligible bachelor, countryside, romance, siblings relations, social differences, love and romance ...
Time: 1810s, 19th century
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Love in a Cold Climate (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Adaptation of Nancy Mitford's novel.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, witty
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: social differences, looking for love, love triangle, fall in love, eccentric family, unlikely couple, romance, master and servant, wooing, unfulfilled love, infidelity, society ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, family saga, serious, saga
Plot: family relations, countryside, estate, love and romance, rich and poor, society, master and servant, social differences, love affair, couple relations, english countryside, poverty ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1780s, 1790s
Place: england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Soldier's Tale (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the days following the D-Day invasion in Normandy, France, a British platoon leader named Saul (Gabriel Byrne) and his corporal (Paul Wyett) reach an isolated farmhouse and encounter a beautiful French girl named Belle (Marianne Basler). Love ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: soldier, love affair, romance, war, love and romance, couples, impossible love, unfulfilled love, woman in danger, wartime life, love, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.9
 684
Lover's Prayer (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A younger boy falls in love with a tragic girl who flirts with, and manipulates, her older suitors in 1800s Russia.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, sentimental
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, romance, youth, teenage life, social differences, society, unrequited love, father son relationship, inheritance, master and servant, coming of age ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Yanks (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
Story: During WWII, the United States set up army bases in Great Britain as part of the war effort. Against their proper sensibilities, many of the Brits don't much like the brash Yanks, especially when it comes to the G.I.s making advances on the ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: world war two, wartime life, soldier, racism, prejudice, couple relations, love affair, opposites attract, infidelity, forbidden love, war, romance ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, sincere, sweet, witty, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: sister sister relationship, love and romance, jane austen, love triangle, society, romance, wooing, rich and poor, english countryside, love, love affair, duel ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: realistic, stylized, touching, serious, saga ...
Plot: high society, couple relations, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, love affair, society, wealthy family, rich and poor, forbidden love, dysfunctional family, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, 1920s, 20s, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%