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The Politician's Wife (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 185 min.
Story: A woman's life is turned upside down when it is revealed that her husband, a member of the British Parliament, has been having an affair with a former prostitute.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, psychological, surprise ending
Plot: politics, cheating, betrayal, adultery, infidelity, battle of the sexes, crumbling marriage, vengeance, love affair, sexual relations, dishonesty, state affairs, couples, prostitute, manipulations, love and romance, rivalry, society, unfulfillment, family problems, journal, allies, punishment, conservative, housewife ...
Time: 90s
Place: big ben london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, tense and captivating films and TV series with plots about dishonesty, couples, infidelity, betrayal, love and romance, society and couple relations mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Politician's Wife: Betrayal (2013), The Affair (2014), The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1996), Anna Karenina (2000), Mistresses (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Betrayal (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Centers on Sara, a beautiful but unhappily married female photographer who begins a torrid affair with Jack, a lawyer for a powerful family.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: love affair, infidelity, betrayal, murder, photographer, murder trial, cheating, couples, crumbling marriage, courtroom drama, family in crisis, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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95%
The Politician's Husband (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Aiden Hoynes is a senior cabinet minister who has always put his career before family, with the support of Freya, his devoted wife and mother to their two young children. But when Freya's own political career takes off and threatens to ...
Style: serious, tense, talky, realistic, clever ...
Plot: politics, betrayal, politician, couple relations, betrayal by friend, jealousy, family, wife husband relationship, political intrigue, relationship vs career, ambition, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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89%
 8.0
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The Affair (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Affair explores the emotional effects of an extramarital relationship between Noah Solloway and Alison Lockhart after the two meet in the resort town of Montauk in Long Island. Noah is a New York City schoolteacher with one novel published (book ...
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, love affair, life turned upside down, couple relations, parents and children, family problems, haunted by the past, strong sexual content, dishonesty, love and romance, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Based on a little known 1848 novel by Anne Bronte, Tara Fitzgerald stars as an enigmatic young woman who moves to 19th Century Yorkshire with a young son. Distancing herself from everyone in the village and their prying questions, she remains ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: betrayal, crumbling marriage, novelist, romance, couple relations, infidelity, looking for love, love affair, love triangle, rich and poor, working class, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 7.3
 475
Anna Karenina (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
Story: To help her brother mend his failing marriage, young Russian beauty Anna Karenina - who's married to eminent nobleman Alexei Karenin - leaves St. Petersburg for Moscow, where she meets the dashing Count Vronsky. They soon fall madly in love, ...
Style: emotional, serious, epic, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: unsupportive spouse, crumbling marriage, extramarital affair, romance, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, love triangle, tragic love, dysfunctional family, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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58%
 7.6
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Mistresses (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Follows the lives of four female friends and their involvement in an array of marital and extramarital relationships.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, witty, sexy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, love affair, thirtysomething life, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, desire, lifestyle, female friendship, sex, friendship, mistress ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
To Play the King (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 218 min.
Story: Francis Urquhart, unscrupulous but cunning Conservative politician, managed to become the British prime minister and crush all significant opposition. But his survival on the top is threatened by a liberal monarch and some skeletons in the closet.
Style: clever, serious, realistic, witty, cynical ...
Plot: cons and scams, royal family, head of state, political corruption, political intrigue, campaign, politics, dishonesty, state affairs, rise to the top, survival, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
I'll Take Manhattan (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 375 min.
Story: Maxi Amberville tries to save the magazine empire her father built, but her treacherous uncle stands in her way.
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, inheritance, parents and children, lovers reunited, dishonesty, family in crisis, love and romance, unfulfillment, betrayal, pregnancy, crumbling marriage, family business ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, england, europe, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Satisfaction (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: A provocative drama that explores modern marriage at its midpoint. Through the lens of one couple, Neil Truman and his wife, Grace, this series answers the question, “What do you do when having it all is not enough?” by delving into their ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, tense
Plot: marriage, infidelity, crumbling marriage, couple relations, dysfunctional marriage, under the surface, unfulfillment, couples, dishonesty, family problems, casual sex, marital problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Bouquet of Barbed Wire (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Story: When Peter Manson's daughter falls pregnant by her teacher, he is afraid that he has lost her forever. But are his fears more than just fatherly concern?
Style: tense, serious, realistic, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: obsession, pregnant, suicide, daughter, teacher, parent child relationship, parents and children, life turned upside down, family problems, family relations, couple relations, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Final Cut (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 206 min.
Story: Approaching his 65th birthday, Prime Minister Frances Urquhart begins to see the end of his career. Not that he has the intention of resigning anytime soon. He does however hope to establish a legacy, one for the history books and one to provide his ...
Style: serious, biting, realistic, cynical, clever ...
Plot: prime minister, politics, head of state, cons and scams, political thriller, dishonesty, state affairs, golden years, haunted by the past, political corruption, ambition, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 524
The Grand (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Grand is a British television drama series first broadcast on ITV in 1997–1998. It was written by Russell T Davies and set in a hotel in Manchester in the 1920s. There are two series: eight episodes in the first series were broadcast from 4 ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: prostitute, hotel, maid, vengeance, betrayal, couple relations, romance, infidelity, siblings relations, love and romance, couples, family relations ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: england, europe, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Pacific Palisades (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Pacific Palisades is an American soap opera that aired on Fox during prime time from April to July 1997. Produced by Aaron Spelling, the show was cancelled after just thirteen episodes despite a last-minute attempt to increase ratings by casting ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: betrayal, manipulations, society, couples, social differences, dishonesty, love and romance, social relations, architecture, scandal, miscarriage, pregnancy ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
An American Affair (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Mutual friends Barbara and Genevieve are both sleeping with District Attorney Sam Brady. When they become aware of their bizzare love triangle, they plot against him.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: politics, dishonesty, best friends, vengeance, infidelity, political corruption, crimes, rivalry, state affairs, couples, friends, handgun ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Scenes from a Marriage (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 283 min.
Story: Ten years of Marianne and Johan's relationship are presented. We first meet them ten years into their marriage. He is a college professor, she a divorce lawyer. They say that they are happily married - unlike their friends Katarina and Peter ...
Style: psychological, talky, realistic, tense, serious ...
Plot: divorce, loneliness, marriage, infidelity, selfishness, midlife crisis, marital separation, cognac, humiliation, breakup, crumbling marriage, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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House of Cards (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Set in present day Washington, D.C., House of Cards is the story of Frank Underwood, a ruthless and cunning politician, and his wife Claire who will stop at nothing to conquer everything. This wicked political drama penetrates the shadowy world of ...
Style: serious, cynical, clever, witty, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., u.s. capitol building
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43%
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1992 (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
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Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, tense
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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True Colors (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two law school friends find themselves at odds when one becomes a Justice Department lawyer and the other goes into politics.
Style: clever, serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: politics, political corruption, betrayal, friendship, college, blind ambition, vengeance, political intrigue, campaign, dishonesty, rivalry, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 7.0
 808
Lone Star (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Lone Star is an American drama television series which originally ran on Fox from September 20, 2010 to September 27, 2010, airing Monday nights at 9 pm ET/PT. Fox announced Lone Star's cancellation on September 28, 2010 after two low-rated ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Wicked Wicked Games (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Wicked Wicked Games is a telenovela that debuted on December 6, 2006 on the American television network MyNetworkTV. Twentieth Television produced 63 episodes to air weekdays. The limited-run serial was directed by Terry Cunningham, Dennis Dimster, ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: betrayal, intrigue, manipulations, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, obsession, dishonesty, rivalry, couples, family relations, infidelity, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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House of Cards (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 226 min.
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Style: witty, tense, biting, clever, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 117
7 Lives Xposed (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: 7 Lives Exposed is an American reality television-themed series produced by Playboy TV. The series was first aired in late 2001, with a second season following in late 2002. The series starred pornographic actress Devinn Lane and was produced by Tom ...
Style: erotic, serious, sexy, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, manipulations, reality, infidelity, looking for sex, sexual relations, couples, femme fatale, gays and lesbians, dishonesty, gender, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Commander in Chief (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Commander in Chief is an American drama television series that focused on the fictional administration and family of Mackenzie Allen, the first female President of the United States, who ascends to the post from the Vice Presidency after the death ...
Style: serious, clever, realistic, sincere, talky ...
Plot: politics, white house, head of state, female politician, president, usa president, rise to the top, feminism, workplace intrigue, idealism, workplace situations, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Neighbors (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Story: Peter and Eva, a nice young couple expecting their first child, buy a house in a suburban village. Before they get to move into their new home, they lose their baby girl. Eva has a hard time coping with her loss. Peter has mixed feelings. The ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, tense
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, couple relations, couples, dealing with death, pregnancy, dishonesty, unfulfillment, female nudity, drugs, voyeur, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: betrayal, inheritance, love affair, social differences, dishonesty, love and romance, society, power relations, life is a bitch, lifestyle, mistaken identity, doll ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, victorian england
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
 408
Morlang (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, a chilling psychological drama. A couple's secret pact takes an unexpected, sinister turn.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, scary, psychological
Plot: betrayal, crumbling marriage, dutch, couple relations, infidelity, haunted by the past, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, dealing with death, vengeance, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Hour (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A behind-the-scenes drama and espionage thriller in Cold War-era England that centers on a journalist, a producer, and an anchorman for an investigative news programme.
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, atmospheric, tense
Plot: reporter, journalism, love triangle, tv news, tv show, workplace situations, politics, media, state affairs, workplace, espionage, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.8
 768
Gilles' Wife (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Gilles' wife, Elise, who smiles when she thinks of him, cooks and scrubs and cheerfully makes love to him, suspects during her third pregnancy that he is having an affair with her coquettish younger sister, Victorine. Elise suffers, usually in ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: betrayal, infidelity, love triangle, frustration, factory worker, countryside, suicide attempt, sister sister relationship, extramarital affair, adultery, jealousy, pregnancy ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.7
 8K
Faces (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An old married man leaves his wife for a younger woman. Shortly after, his ex-wife also begins a relationship with a younger partner.
Style: talky, clever, serious, biting, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, divorce, adultery, love, infidelity, suburbs, betrayal, crumbling marriage, marriage crisis, dysfunctional family, human nature, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
David Copperfield (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Charles Dickens' haunting semi-autobiographical tale of a boy who is sent away by his stepfather after his mother dies but manages to triumph over incredible adversities.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: orphan, coming of age, youth, family relations, life is a bitch, rise to the top, rich and poor, social differences, down on your luck, dishonesty, society, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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