Movies and TV shows like Our Mutual Friend

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Our Mutual Friend
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 350 min.
Story: Intertwining tales of love, greed, and secret identities in Charles Dickens's 1860s London.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: betrayal, love affair, social differences, dishonesty, love and romance, society, power relations, life is a bitch, inheritance, lifestyle, gentleman, mill, inspector, obsessive love, period piece, greed, unrequited love, doll, poverty, boat, mistaken identity, brother sister relationship, river, orphan, alias ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
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UK, USA
469 min.
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and stylized films and TV series with plots about society, social differences, power relations, love and romance, couples, dishonesty and rich and poor mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Our Mutual Friend: Fingersmith (2005), Bleak House (2005), David Copperfield (1999), Othello (2001), Berkeley Square (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Fingersmith
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 181 min.
Story: The lives of two young women collide in Victorian England when a trio of 'fingersmiths' (pick-pockets) concoct an elaborate scam to defraud a young heiress of her inheritance. The story alternates between the twisting back alleyways of ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: betrayal, social differences, cons and scams, fall in love, dishonesty, lesbian, love and romance, abuse, deception, lgbt, class distinction, psychiatric ward ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
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Bleak House
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 510 min.
Story: A suspenseful tale about the injustices of the 19th Century English legal system.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: human nature, inheritance, estate, injustice, dishonesty, life is a bitch, intrigue, orphan, legal action, obsession, haunted by the past, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, london
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David Copperfield
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
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System:   88%
    User:   75%
 
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Othello
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: With freshly rechristened characters and brand-new dialogue, this British TV production of Othello is a "rethinking" of Shakespeare's play, albeit still retaining the original's power and potency. The story is set in the London ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: betrayal, downfall, vengeance, couple relations, infidelity, tragic love, murder, injustice, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, shakespeare ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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    User:   75%
 
Berkeley Square
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Three young women from very different backgrounds meet, become friends and share experiences when they all gain positions as nannies in the wealthy households of London's exclusive Berkeley Square.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, clever, touching
Audience: girls' night
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Vanity Fair
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: This faithful BBC adaptation once again brings William Makepeace Thackeray's classic satirical novel to the screen. Becky Sharp (Natasha Little) is a beautiful, clever and poor girl determined to earn a higher place in society at any cost. The ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, sincere, witty ...
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The Crimson Petal and the White
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 274 min.
Story: Follow Sugar into the underbelly of Victorian London seething with vitality, sexuality, ambition and emotion.
Style: serious, captivating, biting, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, rise and fall, couple relations, rich and poor, love affair, social differences, social decay, society, couples, power relations, life is a bitch, mentally unstable ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, 1880s
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   82%
    User:   66%
 
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The Making of a Lady
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 1901:- Poor but intelligent Emily Fox Seton accepts a marriage proposal from the older Lord James Walderhurst,a widower pushed into providing an heir by his haughty aunt Maria,
Style: clever, serious, realistic, gloomy, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: social differences, society, love affair, love and romance, solace, class differences
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   69%
 
Great Expectations
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: 'Great Expectations' opens with Pip as a boy (played as an young man by newcomer Douglas Booth, 'The Pillars of the Earth') on the marshes near his home, where he encounters the desperate escapee Magwitch (Winstone). Pip is ...
Style: serious, emotional, twists and turns, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: orphan, obsession, social differences, romance, unfulfilled love, hopes, love and romance, rags to riches, society, unfulfillment, redemption, destiny ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, 1820s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   70%
 
The Way We Live Now
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
Story: The Way We Live Now is a 2001 four-part television adaptation of the Anthony Trollope novel The Way We Live Now. The serial was first broadcast on the BBC and was directed by David Yates, written by Andrew Davies and produced by Nigel ...
Style: serious, witty, biting, realistic
Plot: betrayal, intrigue, romance, rise to the top, couple relations, rich and poor, infidelity, celebrity culture, social decay, working class, social differences, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s, victorian england
Place: england, europe
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System:   80%
    User:   66%
 
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Cranford
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 469 min.
Story: In the 1840s, Cranford is ruled by the ladies. They adore good gossip; and romance and change is in the air, as the unwelcome grasp of the Industrial Revolution rapidly approaches their beloved rural market-town.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, sincere, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, social differences, small town life, love and romance, society, social relations, love triangle, class differences, siblings relations, wooing, family life, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   74%
 
Tess of the D'Urbervilles
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Thomas Hardy's classic epic remains one of the most popular novels, this TV adaptation vividly depicts the powerful tale of a peasant girl whose life is torn apart by the love and jealousy of two men. Justine Waddell stars as the hapless Child ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, emotional, gloomy
Plot: betrayal, intrigue, uninhibited rivalry, romance, village, innocence lost, couple relations, infidelity, rich and poor, social differences, tragic love, injustice ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s, victorian england
Place: england, europe
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System:   77%
    User:   75%
 
David Copperfield
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: An orphan with a rough childhood becomes a barrister.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming of age, boarding school, orphan, young heroes, social differences, teaching the ways of the world, child as adult, down on your luck, society, friendship, youth, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england
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System:   76%
    User:   89%
 
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Great Expectations
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 168 min.
Story: A young boy called Pip stumbles upon a hunted criminal who threatens him and demands food. A few years later, Pip finds that he has a benefactor. Imagining that Miss Havisham, a rich lady whose adopted daughter Estella he loves, is the benefactor, ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: rise to the top, romance, couple relations, social differences, haunted by the past, coming of age, fall in love, hopes, orphan, love and romance, society, obsession ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, london
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System:   76%
    User:   83%
 
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Vanity Fair
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray's novel. The first colour production from the BBC.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: blind ambition, rise to the top, romance, couple relations, rich and poor, life turned upside down, ambition, manipulation, society, couples, power relations, manipulations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england
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System:   76%
    User:   70%
 
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Bramwell
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
Story: Bramwell is a British television series starring Jemma Redgrave as Dr. Eleanor Bramwell, a woman challenging the domination of men in the medical establishment, who runs a free hospital for the poor in the East End of London, during the late ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: against the rules, feminism, doctors and patients, society, power relations, follow your dream, looking for love, parents and children, social differences, discrimination, gender, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london, east end london
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System:   75%
    User:   61%
 
Upstairs Downstairs
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in 1936, the show takes viewers, old and new, back to the lavish world of Belgravia, London. A new set of occupants reside at 165 Eaton Place and viewers see how external and internal influences of the tumultuous pre-war period shape and mould ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: master and servant, social differences, family life, family relations, power relations, couple relations, rich and poor, love and romance, society, couples, scandal, intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   74%
    User:   66%
 
A Dance to the Music of Time
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 416 min.
Story: Anthony Powell's 12 volume novel sequence "A Dance to the Music of Time" has been dramatised for television.
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, captivating
Plot: rich and poor, social differences, society, social relations, couple relations, dishonesty, couples, power relations, lifestyle, classmate, dancing, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   73%
    User:   64%
 
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The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
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, romance, couple relations, infidelity, looking for love, love affair, love triangle, rich and poor, working class, fall in love, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   78%
 
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 540 min.
Story: Young Nicholas Nickleby sets out to make his fortune in order to prevent his mother and sister from depending upon his uncle, Ralph Nicklby. But he finds his first job as master at a Yorkshire school to be cruel, and runs away with one of the ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: orphan, boarding school, rich and poor, social differences, boarding school life, family in danger, injustice, single parent, society, family relations, friendship, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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System:   71%
    User:   69%
 
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Love & Rage
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Isle Of Man, Ireland, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Daniel Craig stars as the notorious chancer in this interpretation of the affair between James Lynchehaun (who inspired Synge’s The Playboy of the Western World) and the ‘yellow woman’.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, biting
Plot: mysterious character, obsession, romance, dangerous attraction, island, destructive relationship, infidelity, love affair, social differences, tragic love, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   62%
 
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Oliver Twist
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 386 min.
Story: Based on Charles Dickens' novel, this adaptation traces the childhood of an orphan whose mother dies giving birth to him in an English work-house in the 1820s.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, bleak, emotional
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, young heroes, down on your luck, kidnapping, injustice, society, child abuse, youth, life is a bitch, rich and poor, social differences, coming of age ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1830s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   72%
 
Autobiography of a Princess
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: No Overview
Style: sincere, talky, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: introspection, friendship, isolation, society, friends, princess, master and servant, self discovery, social differences, culture clash, royal family, indian lead ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, london, india
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System:   69%
    User:   57%
 
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Far from the Madding Crowd
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
Story: This powerful adaptation of Thomas Hardy's classic novel spins a story of passion and destruction set in the nineteenth century. The proud, flighty and bewitching Bathsheba Everdene finds herself entangled into the passions of three men and her ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: couple relations, infidelity, romance, love affair, love triangle, rich and poor, social differences, fall in love, love and romance, society, couples, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s, victorian england
Place: england, europe
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System:   69%
    User:   57%
 
The Black Candle
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: At the turn of the century, a widow decides to set her dead husbands business back in the black column. Her efforts to get the mill going again, however, are somewhat submarined by problems with an employee who is accused of murder and her sister ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: factory, murder, social differences, tragic love, false accusation, romance, injustice, dishonesty, love and romance, sculptor, sibling rivalry, abusive husband ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   83%
 
Masterpiece Theatre: Bleak House
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 391 min.
Story: Adaptation of the Dickens novel.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, stylized, captivating
Plot: hotshot lawyer, courtroom drama, estate, injustice, dishonesty, legal, orphan, life is a bitch, journalism, legal action, human nature, introspection ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   58%
 
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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:   68%
    User:   59%
 
The Wingless Bird
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: On the eve of World War I, Agnes Conway manages both the business and the problems of her troubled family. She finds the strength to break class barriers and help her sister Jessie marry a good boy from a family of dockside toughs. Is she strong ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Plot: love affair, love triangle, romance, social differences, love and romance, society, power relations, master and servant, betrayal, rich and poor, working class, ambition ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   79%
 

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North & South
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 235 min.
Story: North & South is a British television drama serial, produced by the BBC and originally broadcast in four episodes on BBC One in November and December 2004. It follows the story of Margaret Hale, a young woman from southern England who has to ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, social differences, factory, fall in love, love and romance, power relations, society, unlikely couple, working class, love affair, parents and children, rich and poor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1850s
Place: england
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System:   65%
    User:   67%
 
The French Lieutenant's Woman
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In this story-within-a-story, Anna is an actress starring opposite Mike in a period piece about the forbidden love between their respective characters, Sarah and Charles. Both actors are involved in serious relationships, but the passionate nature ...
Style: clever, atmospheric, serious, enigmatic, romantic ...
Plot: romance, tragedy, love, adultery, postmodernism, destructive relationship, obsession, relationships, love story, period piece, love affair, literature ...
Time: 19th century, 80s, 18th century, victorian, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe
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System:   65%
    User:   55%
 
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