Movies and TV shows like The Line of Beauty

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The Line of Beauty
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Nick Guest comes to London to live with his college friend's family, the Feddens. A short stay becomes permanent, and Nick positions himself in the family's plentiful lives of parties and politics during the Thatcher years. Over the course of three episodes spanning four years in the mid-eighties, we follow Nick's two homosexual love affairs in a time of promiscuity and carelessness, until the AIDS crisis and a bout of scandal threaten life as he has come to know it.
Style: emotional, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: family life, gays and lesbians, romance, writer's life, crumbling marriage, self discovery, couple relations, coming out, infidelity, terminal illness, love affair, working class, sexual relations, injustice, gender, life is a bitch, love and romance, society, unfulfillment, couples, coming of age, politics, fall in love, artists and showbiz, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, london, france
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Brideshead Revisited
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Downton Abbey
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and touching films and TV series with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, couple relations, society, infidelity and love affair mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like The Line of Beauty: Tipping the Velvet (2002), A Village Affair (1995), Women in Love (1969), The Heart of Me (2002), Like It Is (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Tipping the Velvet
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Set in the 1890s, Tipping the Velvet tells the lesbian love affair between male impersonator music hall star Kitty Butler and Nan Astley.
Style: sexual, serious, stylized, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fall in love, lesbian, gays and lesbians, theater, performer's life, romance, couple relations, love affair, gender bending, sexual relations, homosexuality, lesbian interest ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1890s, victorian era
Place: england, europe
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A Village Affair
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, serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: village life, infidelity, romance, love affair, village, love and romance, society, menage a trois, couples, social relations, gender, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
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    User:   81%
 
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Women in Love
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Close friends Rupert Birkin and Gerald Crich begin romances with siblings Ursula and Gudrun Brangwen. After the couples wed, they take a joint honeymoon to Switzerland, where things begin happily -- but they become increasingly complicated as the ...
Style: sexual, erotic, sexy, serious, sincere ...
Plot: romance, sex, friendship, sisters, love, fall in love, wrestling, male nudity, relationships, crumbling marriage, human nature, pornography ...
Time: 1920s
Place: england, europe, alps, swiss alps
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The Heart of Me
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: serious, gloomy, realistic, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, love affair, love triangle, parents and children, haunted by the past, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, society, pregnancy, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: england, europe, london
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Like It Is
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Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young, bare-knuckle boxer Craig (played by real-life boxer Steve Bell) moves from Blackpool to London, where he falls for a twenty-something music producer, Matt. Trouble ensues when shy, awkward Craig tries squeezing into Matt's glib ...
Style: emotional, serious, sexy, realistic, rough ...
Plot: drugs/alcohol, against the odds, athlete's life, gays and lesbians, romance, couple relations, gender, hopes, boxer, gay, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
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Shadowlands
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A play based on the friendship between CS Lewis and Joy Gresham.
Style: talky, emotional, serious, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: fall in love, writer's life, romance, opposites attract, human spirit, couple relations, love affair, cancer, christianity, death, faith, marriage ...
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Sugar
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Cliff has just turned 18 and his little sister has a gift for him: booze, a joint, a subway token and the command to have sex. Heading out on the town, Cliff finds friendship -- and more -- in the person of a young hustler named Butch. But ...
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: coming of age, romance, suburbs, family life, gays and lesbians, prostitute, innocence lost, self discovery, couple relations, coming out, friendship, parents and children ...
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    User:   49%
 
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Weekend
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Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a drunken house party with his straight mates, Russell heads out to a gay club. Just before closing time he picks up Glen but what's expected to be just a one-night stand becomes something else, something special.
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, serious, talky ...
Plot: gay, homosexuality, male nudity, dialogue driven, drugs, sex, marijuana, friendship, drugs/alcohol, gays and lesbians, realism, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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    User:   50%
 
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Mayerling
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria (Omar Sharif) clashes with his father, Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria (James Mason), over implementing progressive policies for their country. Ava Gardner plays his mother Empress Elisabeth. Rudolf soon feels he is ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, sentimental ...
Plot: master and servant, romance, tragic hero, forbidden love, young lovers, couple relations, infidelity, tragic love, love affair, parents and children, social differences, politics ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: austria, england, europe, venice, italy
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    User:   49%
 
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Maurice
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In 1909, Maurice Hall (James Wilby) enters Cambridge, where he befriends wealthy Clive Durham (Hugh Grant). Clive confesses he is sexually attracted to Maurice, who realizes he is a homosexual when he begins to return Clive's feelings. The two ...
Style: touching, clever, serious, realistic, romantic ...
Plot: gay, coming of age, romance, british, homosexuality, male nudity, period piece, friendship, drinking, love story, love, literature ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, victorian, 20th century, 1900s ...
Place: england, europe, campus, london, buenos aires argentina ...
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System:   56%
    User:   55%
 
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
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System:   56%
    User:   45%
 
Portrait of a Marriage
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, New Zealand
Duration: 219 min.
Story: The story of the real-life love affair between Vita Sackville-West and Violet Keppel.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: love affair, gays and lesbians, writer's life, couple relations, destructive relationship, infidelity, love triangle, sexual relations, tragic love, unfulfilled love, coming out, midlife crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, europe, new zealand, usa, virginia
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System:   48%
    User:   41%
 
Girl with Green Eyes
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: emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Plot: gays and lesbians, romance, single parent, forbidden love, farm, looking for love, countryside, love triangle, small town, singleness, suburbs, youth ...
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Place: europe, ireland
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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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Angel
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Belgium, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Edwardian England. A precocious girl from a poor background with aspirations to being a novelist finds herself swept to fame and fortune when her tasteless romances hit the best seller lists. Her life changes in unexpected ways when she encounters ...
Style: talky, clever, serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, writer's life, romance, rise and fall, rise to the top, couple relations, aristocrat, illness, suicide, estate, sex, artist ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, europe
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System:   45%
    User:   43%
 
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: witty, serious, realistic, biting
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 england, 1800s, victorian era
Place: england, europe
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System:   41%
    User:   42%
 
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
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System:   41%
    User:   37%
 
Summer in February
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Newlyn School of artists flourished at the beginning of the 20th Century and the film focuses on the wild and bohemian Lamorna Group, which included Alfred Munnings and Laura and Harold Knight. The incendiary anti-Modernist Munnings, now ...
Style: emotional, serious, stylized, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, love affair, love triangle, artists and showbiz, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, infidelity, siblings relations, unfulfilled love, dishonesty, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, twentieth century, edwardian era, 1900s
Place: england, cornwall
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System:   41%
    User:   43%
 
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Regular Lovers
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 183 min.
Story: 1968 and 1969 in Paris: during and after the student and trade union revolt. François is 20, a poet, dodging military service. He takes to the barricades, but won't throw a Molotov cocktail at the police. He smokes opium and talks about ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: politics, idealism, romance, rebelliousness, couple relations, love affair, love triangle, sexual relations, tragic love, political corruption, political unrest, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969, year 1968, 1960s
Place: europe, france, morocco, paris france
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System:   41%
    User:   41%
 
Lady Chatterley's Lover
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, sexual, realistic
Plot: infidelity, love affair, sexual relations, romance, countryside, social differences, fall in love, dishonesty, power relations, master and servant, obsession, couple relations ...
Time: 20s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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System:   41%
    User:   38%
 
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The Mother
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A grandmother has a passionate affair with a man half her age, who is also sleeping with her daughter.
Style: realistic, sexual, touching, psychological, clever ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, sexuality, death, human nature, relationships, love affair, loneliness, character study, family drama, infidelity, british, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
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System:   39%
    User:   40%
 
Brideshead Revisited
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Morocco
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Based on Evelyn Waugh's 1945 classic British novel, Brideshead Revisited is a poignant story of forbidden love and the loss of innocence set in England prior to the Second World War.
Style: clever, serious, epic, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, romance, catholicism, adultery, marriage, gay, religion, relationships, male nudity, literature, friends, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london, morocco
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System:   39%
    User:   34%
 
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Strapless
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An expatriate American doctor in London allows herself to lighten up when her freewheeling younger sister and a mysterious man enter her life. Her inhibitions released, the beautiful doctor learns that freedom has its own price.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, gloomy, psychological
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family life, elderly lovers, romance, self discovery, terminal illness, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, family relations, immigrants, mysterious character, destructive relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, portugal, europe, london
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System:   38%
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Brideshead Revisited
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 659 min.
Story: In this eleven parts British television serial, Charles Ryder's involvement with members of the aristocratic Marchmain/Flyte family is followed throughout the years between the two World Wars.
Style: captivating, serious, sincere, realistic, clever ...
Plot: friendship, self discovery, aristocracy, couple relations, infidelity, romance, catholicism, mistress, love and romance, society, couples, family relations ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1920s ...
Place: venice, oxford university, england
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System:   38%
    User:   31%
 
Wallis & Edward
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: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: head of state, moral dilemma, romance, social differences, true love, relationship vs career, royal family, politics, love and romance, society, state affairs, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, budapest hungary, france
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System:   37%
    User:   39%
 
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Kiss Me Again
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A married couple decides to test the boundaries of their relationship with a seductive Spanish woman. When an unlikely relationship ensues, all three are forced to rethink their definition of love.
Style: semi serious, sexual, emotional, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gays and lesbians, romance, battle of the sexes, crumbling marriage, manipulations, couple relations, threesome, love triangle, dangerous attraction, infidelity, love affair, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, usa, london, new york ...
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System:   37%
    User:   43%
 
The Deep Blue Sea
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The wife of a British Judge is caught in a self-destructive love affair with a Royal Air Force pilot.
Style: emotional, serious, melancholic, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, obsession, love, love affair, crumbling marriage, depression, suicide attempt, wartime, love story, loneliness, relationships ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1930s, 1920s, 1950s
Place: london, england, europe
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System:   37%
    User:   40%
 
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: semi serious, feel good, witty, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: master and servant, unlikely couple, romance, village, infidelity, looking for love, love triangle, love affair, jane austen, love, rich and poor, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, britain
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System:   37%
    User:   35%
 

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The 7.39
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Carrington
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story of the relationship between painter Dora Carrington and author Lytton Strachey in a World War One England of cottages and countryside. Although platonic due to Strachey's homosexuality, the relationship was nevertheless a deep and ...
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Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, 19th century, 20s ...
Place: england, europe, london, wales
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