Movies like Falling for a Dancer

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Falling for a Dancer (1998)
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Falling for a Dancer (1998)
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: sentimental, thought provoking, touching, gloomy, serious, captivating, emotional, realistic, contemplative
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, family relations, countryside, romance, tragic love, love and romance, love affair, artists and showbiz, haunted by the past, society, couples, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, bittersweet, young woman, actor, exile, catholicism, illegitimacy
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: ireland, europe

Most similar movies to Falling for a Dancer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about romance, love and romance, couples, society, unfulfillment, family relations and love affair mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Falling for a Dancer: The Voyage (1974), The Heart of Me (2002), Hey Babu Riba (1985), The Playboys (1992), Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Voyage (1974)
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: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: tragic love, couple relations, terminal illness, unfulfilled love, siblings relations, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, couples, family relations, love ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 1900s
Place: sicily, venice, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Heart of Me (2002)
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: sentimental, emotional, touching, serious, clever ...
Plot: family relations, infidelity, love triangle, couples, pregnancy, love affair, fall in love, society, betrayal, haunted by the past, parents and children, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 40s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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 766
Hey Babu Riba (1985)
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: realistic, touching, gloomy, sentimental, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: pregnancy, teenage life, society, reunion, youth, politics, coming of age, friendship, lifestyle, haunted by the past, young lovers, music band ...
Time: 50s
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.2
 1K
The Playboys (1992)
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, realistic, serious, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: love, sin, circus, romance, society, fall in love, small town, small town life, human nature, pregnancy, social relations, jealousy ...
Time: 50s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman discovers the truth about her former lover from the diary that his first wife wrote to their son, Nicholas.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, emotional, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, romance, couples, family relations, tragic love, fall in love, looking for love, lifestyle, love and romance, baby born, diary, baby ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Belle du Seigneur (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Luxembourg, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: English-language adaptation of Albert Cohen's epic Swiss tale of a tortured love affair between a high-ranking Jewish official and the protestant wife of one of his employees.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious
Plot: tragic love, love triangle, infidelity, love affair, romance, society, social differences, unfulfillment, state affairs, politics, political unrest, anti semitism ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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G (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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: sentimental, captivating, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: modern day adaptation, hip hop, lifestyle, love triangle, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, social differences, haunted by the past, tragic love, infidelity, love affair, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Dreaming of Joseph Lees (1999)
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, realistic, serious, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: lust, love triangle, obsession, romance, bittersweet, tragic love, forbidden love, unfulfilled love, wedding, love affair, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: england, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Girl with Green Eyes (1964)
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: realistic, serious, sentimental, emotional, touching
Plot: friendship, family relations, youth, coming of age, dublin ireland, small town, suburban life, singleness, forbidden love, small town life, looking for love, gender ...
Time: 60s
Place: ireland, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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December Bride (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th century, a young servant provokes an independent Irish farm community by her relationship with two brothers. Pregnant, she refuses to reveal the name of the father.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, sentimental, touching
Plot: pregnancy, couples, single parent, romance, master and servant, love and romance, society, family relations, power relations, farm, bittersweet, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century
Place: ireland, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Sentimental Destinies (2000)
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: realistic, serious, captivating, touching, gloomy
Plot: family business, factory, love affair, forbidden love, social differences, society, tragic love, fall in love, infidelity, couples, crumbling marriage, romance ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 1910s, 1900s, 30s ...
Place: switzerland, europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
This Is the Sea (1997)
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: touching, bleak, emotional, gloomy, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, religions or cults, militant, snitch, family problems, state affairs, love and romance, unfulfillment, romance, society, siblings relations, tragic love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: ireland, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 425
Nuts for Love (2000)
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: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: social differences, lovers reunited, reunion, love affair, love and romance, politics, state affairs, romance, couples, unfulfilled love, destiny, political unrest ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Circle of Friends (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 'Circle Of Friends' is set in 1950's Ireland. The movie focuses on Benny Hogan and her best friend, Eve Malone. The story centers around Benny and Eve as they enter student life at University College, Dublin. Here Benny and Eve ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, sincere, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: college, pregnancy, small town, romance, coming of age, betrayal, friendship, love affair, college life, youth, orphan, abortion ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.8
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War Bride (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Anna Friel stars in classy wartime drama The War Bride. She plays Lily, an orphan who suddenly finds herself married, with child and living with hostile in-laws in the wilds of Canada.
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, culture clash, against the odds, wartime life, love and romance, fall in love, parents and children, romance, society, family problems, family relations, couples ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: canada, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 783
Cafe Setareh (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Filmmaker Saman Moghadam details the struggles of three women living in an antiquated district of Tehran in this emotionally resonant drama. Fabria's husband has been morally corrupted, and now it's up to her to take charge of the small ...
Style: psychological, sentimental, sincere, touching, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fall in love, couple relations, romance, unfulfilled love, hopes, society, family problems, love and romance, couples, human nature, life is a bitch, cafe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.4
 708
Woman Wanted (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A new woman comes between a widower and his adult son.
Style: emotional, atmospheric, gloomy, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: pregnancy, love triangle, dysfunctional family, unfulfillment, hopes, dealing with death, master and servant, society, single parent, romance, opposites attract, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 637
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 ⇓
56%
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The Virgin and the Gypsy (1970)
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: sentimental, sexual, emotional, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: virgin, gypsy, forbidden love, adolescence vs adulthood, siblings relations, village life, social differences, forces of nature, small town, village, lifestyle, looking for love ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: europe, england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 2K
Carmen (2003)
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: sexy, captivating, emotional, erotic, serious ...
Plot: tragic love, femme fatale, love affair, love triangle, obsession, couples, lifestyle, romance, betrayal, deadly, love and romance, soldier ...
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Classic (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Shy Ji-hae's friend is having problems expressing her feelings to the boy she loves, so she asks Ji-hae to write e-mails to him in her name. As the boy falls in love with her letters, Ji-hae discovers the story of her mother's romance ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, non-linear
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: social differences, forbidden love, love triangle, family relations, society, love affair, fall in love, young lovers, youth, romance, diary, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 60s, 20th century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Someone I Loved (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
Story: One night, Pierre decides to reveal his painful secret to his daughter-in-law, who's just been abandoned by her husband. Pierre's secret is about his secret love to Mathilde, the woman he left to instead follow an easier path in life.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, captivating, melancholic ...
Plot: unfulfilled love, love affair, haunted by the past, couples, romance, breakup, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, sexual content, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s ...
Place: france, montreal, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Polish Bride (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Drama on the dawning love between a Polish woman and a farmer. Anna is forced to work in a brothel, but manages to escape. She's found, exhausted and scared, by Henk (the farmer) who offers her a place to stay, but her past chases her.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental, disturbing ...
Plot: countryside, love and romance, couple relations, love affair, haunted by the past, fall in love, romance, farm, sexual content, small town, graphic violence, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Wallis & Edward (2005)
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: serious, emotional, sentimental, touching, realistic
Plot: love affair, relationship vs career, against the rules, moral dilemma, politics, follow your dream, true love, social differences, starting over, couples, romance, intrigue ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1936
Place: england, france, budapest, budapest hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Some Things That Stay (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story of a teenage girl from a liberal upbringing who moves to a conservative baptist community in rural 1950s America.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming of age, family relations, teenage love, love affair, lifestyle, family problems, life turned upside down, youth, society, teenage life, family life, love and romance ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Lovers' Concerto (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Lee Ji-hwan receives photographs in the mail that reminds him of how he met two girls, Shim Su-in and Kim Gyeong-heui, one summer five years ago. He shares his memories with his friend Cheol-hyeon. He recalls initially being in love with Su-in, but ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: love triangle, couples, romance, friendship, friends, best friends, unfulfillment, bittersweet, love and romance, unfulfilled love, student
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Handful of Dust (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The wife's affair and a death in the family hasten the demise of an upper-class English marriage.We see the detritus of an abandoned camp in South America and a main character's hallucination. Then, the story beings. Tony and Brenda Last, ...
Style: clever, gloomy, serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: couples, family problems, social differences, couple relations, love affair, love triangle, death in the family, love and romance, betrayal, crumbling marriage, romance, society ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, london, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Under the Hawthorn Tree (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The daughter of a right-winger, schoolgirl Jing Qiu (Zhou Dong-Yu) is sent to the countryside for reeducation, and tasked to help write a textbook. There she meets Lao San (Shawn Dou), a young soldier with a bright future ahead. Despite the class ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: tragic love, forbidden love, social differences, society, romance, true love, unfulfilled love, youth, fall in love, revolution, love and romance, young lovers ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Village Affair (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the bestselling novel by Joanna Trollope Recently returned to England from New York City, vivacious heiress Clodagh Unwin befriends a couple new to her village. The husband is entranced by the young aristocrat, but Clodagh has eyes for ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: village life, romance, infidelity, adultery, family life, family relations, society, family problems, love and romance, dishonesty, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: serious, realistic, sexual, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: love affair, social differences, master and servant, infidelity, sexual relations, obsession, society, romance, couples, unfulfillment, countryside, disability ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, 1910s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%