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Sense and Sensibility
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Two sisters of opposing temperaments find love and some heartbreak in Jane Austen's 18th century classic.
Style: feel good, semi serious, witty, realistic, touching, atmospheric, emotional, stylized, sincere, romanticism
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: master and servant, unlikely couple, village, infidelity, romance, looking for love, love triangle, love affair, jane austen, love, rich and poor, siblings relations, social differences, unfulfilled love, wooing, village life, fall in love, family life, love and romance, society, couples, family relations, power relations, social relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, britain
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Jane Eyre
Drama, Romance
UK, USA
230 min.
 8.4
Pride and Prejudice
Drama, Romance
UK
327 min.
 9.0
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, witty and semi serious films and TV series with plots about love and romance, romance, social differences, society, couples, fall in love and family relations mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Sense and Sensibility: Jane Eyre (2006), Emma (1996), Wuthering Heights (1970), Pride and Prejudice (1980), Persuasion (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sense & Sensibility
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 57 min.
Story: This is the acclaimed 2008 BBC adaptation of the famous Jane Austen novel. While it originally aired as a 3-part miniseries, this home video release includes a single uninterrupted version of the entire film.
Style: stylized, semi serious, witty, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love affair, love triangle, rich and poor, village, romance, social differences, countryside, fall in love, love and romance, society, family relations, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, london, britain
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Sense and Sensibility
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Adaptation of the Jane Austen novel.
Style: semi serious, touching, witty, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love affair, love triangle, romance, village, rich and poor, siblings relations, social differences, village life, love and romance, society, family relations ...
Time: 1800s
Place: england, europe, britain
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System:   71%
    User:   69%
 
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Jane Eyre
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 230 min.
Story: In this version of Charlotte Brontë's novel, Jane Eyre (Georgie Henley), a poor relation in the household of her aunt, Mrs. Reed (Tara FitzGerald) is despatched into the care of the callous Mr Brocklehurst at his school at Lowood. As a young ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, gothic, gloomy, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, childhood, prejudice, unlikely couple, literature, adaptation, estate, beautiful scenery, couple relations, love story, infidelity, relationships ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 18th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   56%
 
 7.1
 5K
Emma
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Emma Woodhouse has a rigid sense of propriety as regards matrimonial alliances. Unfortunately she insists on matchmaking for her less forceful friend, Harriet, and so causes her to come to grief. Through the sharp words of Mr. Knightley, and the ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couple relations, romance, looking for love, rich and poor, social differences, love and romance, couples, marriage proposal, family relations, unlikely couple, young lovers, opposites attract ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1810s
Place: england, europe, britain
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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, emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vengeance, couple relations, romance, infidelity, 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:   51%
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Pride and Prejudice
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 265 min.
Story: Mrs. Bennet is determined to find husbands for her five daughters. The arrival of a new wealthy neighbor seems like the answer to her predicament. But while eldest daughter Jane catches Mr. Bingley's eye, middle child Mary has her nose stuck in ...
Style: witty, semi serious, talky, clever, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: verbal byplay, unlikely couple, couple relations, parents and children, romance, countryside, siblings relations, social differences, fall in love, opposites attract, jane austen, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe, britain
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System:   51%
    User:   57%
 
Sense and Sensibility
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. Two daughters are the titular opposites.
Style: romantic, classic literature, emotional, sweet, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: jane austen, romance, love affair, sisters, happy ending, sister sister relationship, love story, inheritance, love triangle, british, rich man poor woman, rich and poor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 18th century, 1810s, 1800s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   41%
 
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 7.6
 12K
Persuasion
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Persuasion is the newest adaptation of the classic Jane Austen novel of the same name published in 1818. Anne falls deeply in love with handsome young naval officer Frederick Wentworth at the age of nineteen.
Style: sentimental, emotional, classic literature, romantic, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, romance, jane austen, love triangle, ocean or sea, navy, couple relations, adaptation, literature, infidelity, love story, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1810s
Place: england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   42%
 
 6.3
 690
The Europeans
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on Henry James' novel with the same title. It's the fall of 1850, a few miles outside Boston. The household of the dour Mr. Wentworth receives two unannounced visitors from Europe, Eugenia and Felix, the daughter and son of his half ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, realistic, biting
Audience: girls' night
Plot: master and servant, couple relations, romance, infidelity, love affair, love triangle, parents and children, baroness, marriage, rich and poor, culture clash, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new england, europe, usa, massachusetts, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   39%
 
 6.8
 428
Emma
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Adaptation of the Jane Austen novel.
Style: clever, semi serious, stylized, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: verbal byplay, opposites attract, couple relations, romance, countryside, social differences, wooing, fall in love, love and romance, jane austen, society, couples ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1810s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   45%
 
 7.1
 2K
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: atmospheric, serious, gothic, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nanny, estate, rich and poor, romance, social differences, mystery, haunted by the past, fall in love, love and romance, society, family relations, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain
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System:   44%
    User:   49%
 
Love in a Cold Climate
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Adaptation of Nancy Mitford's novel.
Style: stylized, serious, witty, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couple relations, infidelity, romance, looking for love, love triangle, siblings relations, social differences, eccentric family, love and romance, society, couples, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, europe
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    User:   38%
 
The Woodlanders
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story is set in late 19th century rural corner of South England. The daughter of timber merchant Melbury, Grace, returns to the town after finishing school. Her father now believes she can find a better husband than her childhood sweetheart, ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, romance, forbidden love, infidelity, school, looking for love, love triangle, love affair, rich and poor, social differences, tragic love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   40%
 
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The Forsyte Saga
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 276 min.
Story: In 2002, the first two books and the first interlude of John Galsworthy's trilogy The Forsyte Saga were adapted by Granada Television for the ITV network. Additional funding for this production was provided by American PBS station WGBH, the ...
Style: serious, touching, stylized, realistic
Plot: couple relations, parents and children, romance, society, family relations, infidelity, love affair, rich and poor, siblings relations, social differences, unfulfilled love, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 19th century, 20s, victorian, 20th century, victorian england ...
Place: england, europe
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System:   38%
    User:   41%
 
Pride and Prejudice
Genre: Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Pride and Prejudice is a 1967 BBC television serial, based on Jane Austen's novel of the same name, originally published in 1813. This production marked the 150th anniversary of the death of Jane Austen. It was directed by Joan Craft and ...
Style: witty, semi serious, clever, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: verbal byplay, unlikely couple, couple relations, romance, fall in love, countryside, looking for love, social differences, society, love and romance, jane austen, couples ...
Time: 1810s, 19th century
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   39%
 
Wuthering Heights
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
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, touching, realistic, classic literature ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love affair, romance, social differences, unfulfilled love, estate, love and romance, society, unfulfillment, forbidden love, obsession, destructive relationship, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   33%
 
Pride and Prejudice
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 327 min.
Story: Jane Austen's classic novel about the prejudice that occurred between the 19th century classes and the pride which would keep lovers apart.
Style: clever, romantic, stylized, atmospheric, scenic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: jane austen, romance, prejudice, looking for love, beautiful scenery, british, unlikely couple, pride, sister sister relationship, couple relations, siblings relations, parents and children ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 18th century, 1810s
Place: england, europe, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   38%
 
I Capture the Castle
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A love story set in 1930s England that follows 17-year-old Cassandra Mortmain, and the fortunes of her eccentric family, struggling to survive in a decaying English castle. Based on Dodie Smith's 1948 novel with the same name.
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, coming of age, couple relations, adultery, eccentricity, period piece, adaptation, writers, eccentric family, love, book, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   33%
 
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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: atmospheric, serious, emotional, realistic, 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 england, 1800s, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   36%
 
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: serious, sentimental, sincere, realistic, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   33%
 
 8.7
 25K
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, touching, realistic, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   40%
 
 6.9
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Georgy Girl
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Georgy has resigned herself to being one of life's accidents. She disapproves somewhat of her father's butlering James Leamington. She's tall, plump, sloppy and wistfully envious of what she conceives to be the life led by her ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, lyrical, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, love, adoption, virginity, unlikely couple, relationships, runaway, loneliness, romance, opposites attract, drinking, women ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: london, england, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   35%
 
 8.2
 12K
Emma
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Emma Woodhouse seems to be perfectly content, a loving father whom she cares for, friends, and a home. But Emma has a terrible habit - matchmaking. She cannot resist finding suitors for her friends, most of all Harriet Smith. Emma is desperate for ...
Style: clever, witty, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, jane austen, marriage, looking for love, verbal byplay, literature, countryside, wooing, adaptation, british, beautiful scenery, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, victorian, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   40%
 
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 6.7
 31K
Emma
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Emma Woodhouse is a congenial young lady who delights in meddling in other people’s affairs. She is perpetually trying to unite men and women who are utterly wrong for each other. Despite her interest in romance, Emma is clueless about her own ...
Style: witty, clever, touching, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: jane austen, romance, friendship, matchmaking, looking for love, literature, period piece, love, british, adaptation, estate, verbal byplay ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, victorian, 1810s
Place: england, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   38%
 
The Governess
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When the father of privileged Rosina da Silva violently dies, she decides to pass herself off as a gentile and finds employment with a family in faraway Scotland. Soon she and the family father, Charles, start a passionate secret affair.
Style: atmospheric, serious, gloomy, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, murder, judaism, nanny, death, male nudity, period piece, obsession, photographer, marriage, adultery ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s, victorian era
Place: scotland, england, london, europe, edinburgh scotland ...
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System:   33%
    User:   37%
 
 6.7
 793
Mansfield Park
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 261 min.
Story: Drama series based on the novel by Jane Austen. Mansfield Park is the magnificient country residence of Sir Thomas Bertram and his family. It is here that their poor relation Fanny Price is brought up. Never allowed to forget her good fortune, Fanny ...
Style: witty, serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, social differences, estate, love and romance, romance, society, rich and poor, wooing, couples, family relations, snobbism, hypocrisy ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, britain
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System:   32%
    User:   33%
 
The Buccaneers
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 212 min.
Story: Four American girls go to England to find husbands.
Style: talky, stylized, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: verbal byplay, couple relations, high society, looking for love, romance, social differences, countryside, love and romance, society, couples, rich and poor, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   32%
    User:   31%
 
Under the Greenwood Tree
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in a rustic English village in the mid 19th century, Under The Greenwood Tree tells the story of a poor young man who falls for a middle-class schoolteacher and attempts to win her over.
Style: semi serious, sexual, touching, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, forbidden love, village, romance, looking for love, countryside, unfulfilled love, small town, cinderella story, small town life, village life, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england
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System:   31%
    User:   34%
 

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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 ...
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At the lush Evenswood estate in Concord, Massachusetts, Edith Adelon, a beautiful orphan, lives as the paid companion to the daughter of the wealthy Hamilton family, although they regard her as one of their own. Years ago, Henry Hamilton saved Edith ...
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