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The Politician's Wife (1995)
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The Politician's Wife (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 185 min.
TV show
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: psychological, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: politics, cheating, betrayal, infidelity, manipulation, adultery, motivation, prostitute, vengeance, sexual relations, love and romance, manipulations, housewife, love affair, battle of the sexes, family problems, punishment, society, couples, dishonesty, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, rivalry, allies, conservative ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, big ben london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and psychological films and TV series with plots about dishonesty, couples, infidelity, couple relations, love and romance, crumbling marriage and adultery mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Politician's Wife: To Play the King (1993), House of Cards (1990), Betrayal (2013), The Affair (2014), Satisfaction (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Politician's Husband (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
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: realistic, captivating, serious, tense, psychological ...
Plot: politics, betrayal, political intrigue, relationship vs career, ambition, family, state affairs, blind ambition, couples, husband wife relationship, career woman, politician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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To Play the King (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 218 min.
TV show
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: cynical, tense, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: cons and scams, royal family, satire, conservative, mistress, campaign, merciless, cards, throne, priest, tough heroes, political intrigue ...
Time: 90s
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House of Cards (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 226 min.
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Story: Francis Urquhart is the chief whip of the Conservative party. When Margaret Thatcher resigns as leader, he remains neutral and after a general election where the conservatives are returned with a reduced majority, he fully expects the new Prime ...
Style: tense, witty, realistic, serious, clever ...
Plot: politics, political intrigue, reporter, journalist, intrigue, power struggle, deception, manipulation, manipulations, dishonesty, state affairs, political corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe
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Betrayal (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: cheating wife, infidelity, love affair, extramarital affair, betrayal, murder, family problems, photographer, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Affair (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, emotional, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, adultery, husband wife relationship, life turned upside down, love affair, family problems, parents and children, dishonesty, strong sexual content, sexual relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Satisfaction (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, marriage, crumbling marriage, family problems, adultery, couple relations, dishonesty, infidelity, dysfunctional marriage, under the surface, male escort, casual sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Anna Karenina (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
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, touching, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: tragic love, infidelity, dishonesty, betrayal, tragic hero, breakup, dysfunctional family, love triangle, social differences, couples, family problems, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Doctor Foster (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A woman suspects her husband of having an affair. After following several lines of inquiry far more unravels including a streak of violence below the surface.
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, serious, tense
Plot: extramarital affair, adultery, infidelity, life turned upside down, female protagonist, husband wife relationship, female doctor, family relations, couple relations, family problems, dishonesty, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Bouquet of Barbed Wire (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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: psychological, emotional, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: obsession, couple relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, life turned upside down, family problems, haunted by the past, loss of wife, car accident, teacher, financial ruin, daughter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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The Slap (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A family drama that explodes from one small incident where a man slaps another couple's misbehaving child. This seemingly minor domestic dispute pulls the family apart, exposes long-held secrets, and ignites a lawsuit that challenges the core ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, psychological, captivating
Plot: family problems, couples, family relations, domestic violence, friendship, infidelity, suburbs, parents and children, couple relations, family in crisis, dishonesty, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: serious, realistic, psychological, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: betrayal, infidelity, art, haunted by the past, couple relations, love and romance, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, couples, family problems, vengeance, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, ireland, spain
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Anna Karenina (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Spain, Lithuania
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: Anna and Kitty. Two lives. One of desperate passion that ends in tragedy, the other, an existence made real through love. Two destinies that interweave, giving rise to two, so very different stories, yet lived in pursuit of the same desire- to find ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, emotional, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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Footballers' Wives (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: Footballers' Wives is a British television drama surrounding the fictional Premier League Association football club Earls Park F.C., its players, and their wives. It was broadcast on the ITV network from 8 January 2002 to 14 April 2006. The ...
Style: stylized, sexy, captivating, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
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47%
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Mistresses (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Follows the lives of four female friends and their involvement in an array of marital and extramarital relationships.
Style: serious, witty, touching, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe
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The Grand (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: sexual, serious, realistic, sexy
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Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: europe, england, manchester, manchester england
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I'll Take Manhattan (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 375 min.
TV show
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, pregnancy, betrayal, family relations, lovers reunited, family in crisis, parents and children, unfulfillment, dishonesty, love and romance, inheritance, eccentric family ...
Time: 80s
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Lone Star (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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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: realistic, serious, captivating, disturbing
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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46%
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Daybreak (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Sweden, shortly before Christmas. Surgeon Rickard is told the job he expected goes to a Dane, because of his substance abuse. It's too late to cancel dinner with his in-laws. The guest couple announces their in-vitro is a success. Then ...
Style: sincere, touching, bleak, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, vengeance, crumbling marriage, family problems, dishonesty, redemption, couples, family relations, love affair, parents and children, couple relations, introspection ...
Time: contemporary
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The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 159 min.
TV show
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: realistic, serious
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Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian
Place: yorkshire
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Scenes from a Marriage (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 283 min.
TV show
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, thought provoking, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: divorce, couples, infidelity, marriage, breakup, selfishness, love and romance, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, society, romance, human nature ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe, tokyo
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Sex, Lies & Obsession (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A high-school drama teacher struggles to keep her family together after she discovers her husband's sexual addiction.
Style: sincere, rough, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, prostitute, adultery, obsession, dishonesty, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, love affair, addiction, family problems, family relations, couples ...
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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: psychological, touching, sincere, serious, realistic ...
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The Line of Beauty (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 177 min.
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Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, saga
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43%
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, psychological
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Nathalie... (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
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House of Cards (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
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, witty, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Deceit (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A man returns to his hometown after his father's death and soon enters into an affair with the wife of his old best friend.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
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The World of the Married (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
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Story: Ji Sun Woo is a family medicine doctor. She is married to Lee Tae Oh and they have a son. She seems to have everything, including a successful career and a happy family, but she is betrayed by her husband and others. Meanwhile, Lee Tae Oh dreams of ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, emotional
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Rosario Tijeras (2010)
Genre: Drama
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Story: Rosario is a teenage schoolgirl who lives in a tough Latin neighborhood filled with challenges. Having poverty all around, she faces difficult situations from family, school, rich friends vs. poor friends, and the element of drug cartel activity ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, emotional, tense, psychological ...
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Heaven's Heart (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two couples, old friends, end up in a heated debate over adultery at a dinner party.
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Place: sweden, denmark, eastern europe
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