Movies like Falling for a Dancer

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Falling for a Dancer
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Romantic drama set in rural Ireland of the 1930s. The story begins when 19-year-old Elizabeth has a brief fling with an actor and falls pregnant. Community pressure forces her to marry a dull middle-aged man, but maybe there is hope on the horizon.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, gloomy, captivating, thought provoking
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love affair, love and romance, romance, countryside, unfulfillment, couples, tragic love, pregnancy, unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, artists and showbiz, society, family relations, catholicism, exile, illegitimacy, young woman, actor
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: europe, ireland
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Brideshead Revisited
Drama, Romance
UK
659 min.
 8.7
North & South
Drama, Romance
UK
235 min.
 8.7
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, emotional and touching films with plots about romance, love and romance, couples, unfulfillment, love affair, family relations and society mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like Falling for a Dancer: The Voyage (1974), The Heart of Me (2002), The Go-Between (1971), The Well-Digger's Daughter (2011), Wuthering Heights (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Voyage
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Adriana De Mauro loves Cesar Braggi, but Cesar, honoring his father's dying wish, allows his brother, Antonio, to marry Adriana. As fate wills, Antonio dies in an automobile accident. Adriana's mourning for Antonio ends when Cesar steps in ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, life is a bitch, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, family relations, tragic love, couple relations, siblings relations, terminal illness, gondola ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: europe, sicily, italy, venice
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The Heart of Me
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Drama set in 1930s London with two sisters, Madeleine married to Rickie, and Dinah, who falls in love with him. Rickie and Dinah begin an affair which is to have repercussions throughout all their lives.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, romance, love triangle, parents and children, haunted by the past, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, society, pregnancy, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   95%
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The Go-Between
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Tale of torrid and forbidden love between Christie and Bates in the English countryside.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: forbidden love, couple relations, romance, friendship, countryside, infidelity, love affair, love triangle, birthday party, parents and children, social differences, tragic love ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe
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System:   86%
    User:   86%
 
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The Well-Digger's Daughter
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: It's the beginning of the WWII. South of France. Patricia, 18, is the oldest daughter of a well-digger, Pascal, who considers her a princess because of her moral qualities. She's kind, devoted. One day, she briefly meets a young man, ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental
Plot: romance, young lovers, love affair, tragic love, countryside, love and romance, soldier, parents and children, pregnancy, wartime life, life is a bitch, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 30s
Place: europe, france
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Wuthering Heights
Genre: Drama, Romance
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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, realistic, touching, classic literature ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe
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Girl with Green Eyes
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Catholic-Irish farm girl Kate, along with her gregarious best friend Baba, moves to Dublin to pursue a more exciting life.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching
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    User:   73%
 
The Virgin and the Gypsy
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Film adaptation from the novel by D.H. Lawrence, discovered after the celebrated author's death in 1930, a romantic love story tells of a prim young English girl who is sexually attracted to a seductively virile gypsy. The climatic dam burst is ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: innocence lost, looking for love, village, small town, romance, unfulfilled love, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, society, virgin, gypsy, couples ...
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G
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young Hip Hop star named Summer G falls for a middle to upper class sister while in college. After she rejects him for a fellow social climber, Summer G spends ten years building a Hip Hop empire, then moves to the Hamptons where he finds the ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, captivating, sentimental
Plot: hip hop, couple relations, romance, love affair, love triangle, social differences, love and romance, betrayal, modern day adaptation, african american, infidelity, tragic love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, long island
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    User:   89%
 
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Woman Wanted
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A new woman comes between a widower and his adult son.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: single parent, dealing with death, romance, opposites attract, looking for love, love triangle, love affair, parents and children, singleness, dysfunctional family, social differences, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   78%
 
This Is the Sea
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film is set in Northern Ireland shortly after 1994 cease-fire. Hazel is a Protestant and Malachy a Catholic. Romance between them is threatened by Rohan (leader in militant underground and pal of Malachy's brother Padhar), who wants Malachy ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: folk, forbidden love, romance, true love, love and romance, family relations, siblings relations, tragic love, political unrest, religions or cults, fall in love, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, northern ireland
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System:   72%
    User:   72%
 
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The Playboys
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Ireland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A young woman, Tara Maguire (Robin Wright) scandalizes her provincial Irish village in the 1950s by having a baby out of a wedlock, and refusing to name the father. She has a rare beauty and every man in town desires her, especially Sergeant Hegarty ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: tragic hero, romance, feminism, village, forbidden love, love affair, small town, social differences, pregnancy, circus, sin, jealousy ...
Time: 50s
Place: ireland, europe
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System:   72%
    User:   66%
 
Dreaming of Joseph Lees
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Set in rural England in the 1950s Eva (Samantha Morton) fantasises about her handsome, worldly cousin Joseph Lees (Rupert Graves), with whom she fell in love as a girl. However, stuck in a closed community she becomes the object of someone ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, atmospheric, melancholic ...
Plot: obsession, romance, love affair, love triangle, relationships, classic car, solitude, love and romance, life philosophy, love, couples, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: england, europe
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System:   64%
    User:   53%
 
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Carmen
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, UK, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In director Vicente Aranda's adaptation of the classic opera, a French writer documents the seductive power of the beautiful Gypsy Carmen, who turns her charms on a young soldier, awakening his passions but ultimately leading to tragedy. Jose ...
Style: emotional, serious, sexual, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: femme fatale, romance, obsession, love affair, love triangle, tragic love, fall in love, deadly, love and romance, couples, soldier, betrayal ...
Place: spain, europe
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System:   61%
    User:   69%
 
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Shadowlands
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A play based on the friendship between CS Lewis and Joy Gresham.
Style: serious, talky, emotional, realistic, uplifting ...
Plot: fall in love, writer's life, romance, opposites attract, human spirit, couple relations, love affair, cancer, christianity, faith, death, marriage ...
Place: england, europe
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System:   60%
    User:   54%
 
Torrents of Spring
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Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In 1840, a young Russian aristocrat, Dimitri Sanin, is returning home after a long tour of Europe. In Germany, he falls in love with a beautiful pastry shop girl, Gemma Rosselli, who soon starts sharing his feelings. They decide to get married and, ...
Style: serious, clever, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: master and servant, crumbling marriage, forbidden love, romance, estate, store, infidelity, love triangle, love affair, tragic love, true love, cinderella story ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, germany, russia
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System:   60%
    User:   50%
 
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Love Letter
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When exchanging letters two women discover new things about a deceased man they used to know.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: high school, supernatural romance, romance, true love, school, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, haunted by the past, road not taken, love and romance, unfulfillment, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   51%
 
Wuthering Heights
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, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vengeance, couple relations, infidelity, romance, murder, love affair, adaptation, literature, love triangle, book, social differences, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1920s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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System:   60%
    User:   58%
 
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Hey Babu Riba
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 1985, four middle-aged Yugoslav emigres return to Belgrade for the funeral of Mariana, their beautiful compatriot. They called her Esther, for Esther Williams, she was the coxswain for their four-man rowing team, and they each loved her. ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, friendship, youth, friends, music band, romance, young lovers, haunted by the past, reunion, teenage life, coming of age, politics ...
Time: 50s
Place: yugoslavia
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System:   58%
    User:   60%
 
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Wallis & Edward
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1936, Edward VIII abdicated in order to marry the woman he loved, Wallis Simpson, a twice divorced American. These events caused a scandal around the world and Wallis has since been demonised as the woman who stole the King of England. Wallis and ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: head of state, moral dilemma, romance, social differences, true love, relationship vs career, royal family, politics, love and romance, society, state affairs, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, budapest hungary, france
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System:   58%
    User:   57%
 
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Anna Karenina
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Trapped in a loveless marriage, aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.
Style: stylized, emotional, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, romance, russian, marriage, high society, couple relations, destructive relationship, period piece, adaptation, literature, love affair, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1930s, 1870s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
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System:   58%
    User:   56%
 
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Jane Eyre
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, atmospheric, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nanny, estate, rich and poor, social differences, romance, haunted by the past, mystery, fall in love, love and romance, society, family relations, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, victorian england
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   63%
 
Giulia Doesn't Date at Night
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Guido, an acclaimed author, leads an idyllic life with his beautiful wife and teenage daughter. But despite his seemingly perfect existence, Guido's restless search for inspiration leads him into the arms of Giulia, a charming and mysterious ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, captivating ...
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, writer's life, fall in love, love affair, haunted by the past, love and romance, swimming pool, marital discord, couples, mysterious character, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
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System:   53%
    User:   57%
 
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Moments
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 187 min.
Story: Viren (Anil Kapoor) who travels to Rajasthan with his governess, affectionately called Dai Jaa (Waheeda Rehman). He meets the beautiful Pallavi (Sridevi) and he instantly falls in love with her. However, she also happens to be older then him, though ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: true love, unfulfilled love, romance, fall in love, love and romance, couples, opposites attract, love affair, love triangle, unfulfillment, sketch, age difference ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, england, europe, india, london
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System:   53%
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Wuthering Heights
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A poor boy of unknown origins is rescued from poverty and taken in by the Earnshaw family where he develops an intense relationship with his young foster sister, Cathy. Based on the classic novel by Emily Bronte.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: young lovers, romance, impossible love, estate, social differences, countryside, tragic love, unfulfilled love, fall in love, orphan, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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System:   51%
    User:   60%
 
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Nuts for Love
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: En 1975, unos meses antes del comienzo de la dictadura militar argentina, Alicia y Marcelo se conocen en un concierto de Sui Géneris. El amor surge inmediatamente entre ellos, pero el retorno del novio de Alicia provoca la separación. En 1982, en ...
Style: talky, sentimental, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, lovers reunited, romance, love and romance, politics, young lovers, love affair, social differences, tragic love, unfulfilled love, destiny, political unrest ...
Place: argentina
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System:   49%
    User:   49%
 
Wuthering Heights
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, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, revenge, obsession, vengeance, betrayal, love, couple relations, book, adaptation, literature, destructive relationship, love story ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe
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System:   49%
    User:   41%
 
Sentimental Destinies
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 180 min.
Story: In late nineteenth century Charante, Protestant minister Jean Barnery causes local disquiet when he arranges a separation from his obsessive wife...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic
Plot: couple relations, factory, forbidden love, romance, infidelity, love affair, family business, village, social differences, tragic love, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20s, 30s, 1920s ...
Place: europe, switzerland, france, paris france
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System:   48%
    User:   52%
 
Christmas in August
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a quiet corner of Seoul, Jung-won runs a small photo studio. A humble shack passed down from his widower father, the studio is a space where Jung-won goes about his daily routine of dealing with fussy customers, enlarging photos of class ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, emotional, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, terminal illness, store, single parent, young lovers, crumbling marriage, rehabilitation, couple relations, friendship, destructive relationship, infidelity, love affair ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: korea, south korea
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System:   45%
    User:   51%
 

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Country: France, USA
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: serious, emotional, realistic, captivating, sentimental ...
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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
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Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   43%
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