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A Dance to the Music of Time
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 416 min.
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: rich and poor, social differences, society, social relations, couple relations, dishonesty, couples, power relations, fortune telling, british tv, oxford, classmate, adultery, female nudity, dancing, lifestyle
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, stylized and captivating films and TV series with plots including society, couples, love and romance, social differences, power relations, couple relations and rich and poor themes mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like A Dance to the Music of Time: Upstairs Downstairs (2010), Upstairs, Downstairs (1971), Love in a Cold Climate (2001), White Heat (2012), To Serve Them All My Days (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Upstairs Downstairs
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Style: stylized, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: master and servant, social differences, family life, romance, racial issues, class differences, intrigue, scandal, servant, family relations, power relations, couple relations, rich and poor, love and romance, society, couples, family tradition, maid, family values, butler, high society, housewife, aristocracy, lifestyle, social problems, millionaire, widow widower, marriage
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london
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Upstairs, Downstairs
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Style: stylized, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: master and servant, social differences, family life, society, family relations, power relations, couple relations, rich and poor, love and romance, couples, butler, maid, domestic servant, chambermaid, lifestyle, class system, master servant relationship, valet, working class, class differences, cook, poverty, wealth, kitchen, high society
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20s, 20th century, 30s, edwardian era, 1920s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   81%
    User:   86%
 
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Love in a Cold Climate
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
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, master and servant, unlikely couple, rich and poor, unfulfilled love, wooing, fall in love, power relations, communist, women, love, marriage
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, europe
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System:   75%
    User:   67%
 
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White Heat
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: friendship, love affair, destiny, group of friends, roommate, love and romance, society, friends, social relations, ethnic diversity, flatmate, lifestyle, legacy, reunion, drug addict, hindu, flashback, father son relationship, artist
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   57%
    User:   61%
 
To Serve Them All My Days
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 673 min.
Style: talky, clever, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: dedicated educator, rise to the top, boarding school, war, human spirit, school, idealism, rich and poor, college, social differences, teachers and students, boarding school life, college life, wartime life, working class, battles, fighting the system, society, youth, power relations, buddies, soldier, politics, fish out of water, ambition, hopes, military, social relations, life is a bitch, english countryside, preparatory school, school play, shell shock, english, world war one, world war two, boy
Time: 1910s, 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s
Place: england, europe
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System:   55%
    User:   64%
 
The Crimson Petal and the White
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 274 min.
Style: captivating, serious, biting, realistic, sexual, stylized
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, ambition, love and romance, unfulfillment, reform, heir heiress, social climbing, woman, male nudity, female nudity, doctor, husband wife relationship, mental illness, high society, diary, mistress, seduction
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, 1880s
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   52%
    User:   62%
 
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Vanity Fair
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: blind ambition, rise to the top, couple relations, romance, manipulation, rich and poor, life turned upside down, ambition, society, couples, power relations, manipulations, social differences, wooing, dishonesty, love and romance, aristocrat, social climber, empire fashion, british army, price of fame, period piece, british
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   52%
 
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A Woman of Substance
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 490 min.
Style: emotional, serious, stylized, realistic, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: master and servant, store, rise to the top, rich and poor, inheritance, female protagonist, working class, career woman, heiress, jealousy, security, love and romance, society, couples, family relations, power relations, pregnancy, ambition, vengeance, love affair, unfulfillment, family problems, dressmaker, military draft, shop owner, unwed mother, matriarch, class distinction, department store, forbidden love, auction, marriage of convenience, class differences, rags to riches, businesswoman, death of husband, illness, business, world war one, brother sister relationship, grandmother granddaughter relationship, death of friend, cave, attempted rape, dysfunctional marriage, last will and testament, widow, death of mother, fire, car accident
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, 20s, 30s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   46%
 
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Vanity Fair
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 50 min.
Style: stylized, serious, sincere, realistic, witty, captivating
Plot: blind ambition, rise to the top, romance, couple relations, napoleonic wars, rich and poor, social differences, life turned upside down, ambition, dishonesty, society, orphan, couples, power relations, manipulations, feminism, love and romance, social class, aristocrat, social climber, gentleman, empire fashion, governess, period piece, manipulation, boarding school, greed, unrequited love, rags to riches, aunt, poverty, debt, piano, military officer, pregnancy, inheritance, estate, seduction, singing, money, horse, friend, marriage proposal, dancing, social climbing, high society
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   51%
 
The Wings of the Dove
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Style: stylized, serious, gloomy, atmospheric, sexy, romantic, realistic, erotic, breathtaking, captivating, melancholic, talky, scenic, enigmatic, earnest, heartbreaking, colourful, light, intense, witty, interesting, suspense, dramatic
Plot: romance, period piece, love triangle, love story, love, nudity (topless - notable), beautiful scenery, manipulation, obsession, adaptation, rich and poor, twists & turns, relationships, social differences, secrets, forbidden love, dialogue, greed, moral ambiguity, betrayal, complex characters, death, fall in love, catastrophe, wine, murder mystery, art, pornography, adultery, ambition, british, culture clash, marriage, dishonesty, runaway, mentor, storytelling, loneliness, literature, love and romance, male nudity, society, couples, power relations, rise to the top, couple relations, infidelity, matchmaking, opium den, snooker
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century, 1920s, edwardian era
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   56%
 
The Forsyte Saga
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 276 min.
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, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, power relations, architect, gem, bohemian life, high society, eccentric family, forbidden love, period piece, country house, wealthy family, adultery, male nudity, divorce
Time: 19th century, 20s, victorian, 20th century, victorian england, edwardian era, 1900s, victorian era, 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   53%
 
Life in Squares
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 171 min.
Style: emotional, serious, stylized, realistic, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: writer's life, rebelliousness, siblings relations, artist, bohemian, artists and showbiz, couples, family relations, gays and lesbians, self discovery, friendship, love triangle, gender, friends, love and romance, poet, period piece
Time: 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   42%
 
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Downton Abbey
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic, tragicomedy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: estate, master and servant, social differences, family life, countryside, aristocrat, servant, family relations, society, power relations, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, working class, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, maid, high society, butler, aristocracy, homosexual, in-laws, favoritism among siblings, eligible bachelor, family disapproval, heir heiress, social climbing, snobbism, manners, matchmaking, inheritance, grandparent and grandchild, staff, traditional versus modern, divorce, untimely death, grief, loss of spouse, new job, newspaper, engaged, letter, accident, loss of loved one, relatives, loss of family member, marriage, ambitious, rape
Time: 1910s, 20s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   51%
 
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Small Island
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: immigrants, couple relations, interracial relations, social differences, culture clash, misfit, society, couples, racism, starting over, self discovery, hopes, newlyweds, post war, bigotry, jamaican, intolerance, racial violence, shell shock, bombing, birth, biracial, racial slur, accidental killing, interracial sex, racist, hurricane, fight, pregnancy, extramarital affair, love, world war two, teacher, husband wife relationship, punched in the face, soldier, acceptance
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: england, europe, london, jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   40%
 
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 540 min.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, captivating, sentimental, sincere
Plot: orphan, rich and poor, boarding school, social differences, boarding school life, family in danger, injustice, society, single parent, family relations, friendship, siblings relations, down on your luck, dysfunctional family, power relations, stage, abuse, uncle nephew relationship, money
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   38%
 
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Flambards
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 780 min.
Style: emotional, serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, family relations, couple relations, estate, parents and children, countryside, siblings relations, social differences, fall in love, family life, society, couples, uneducated, country estate, world war one, orphan, brother brother relationship, manners
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   40%
 
The French Lieutenant's Woman
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Style: clever, atmospheric, serious, enigmatic, romantic, melancholic, gloomy, realistic, tricky, talky, dramatic, captivating, cerebral, interesting, reflective, suspense, emotional, breathtaking, scenic, intense, earnest, stylized, intellectual, thought provoking, psychological, tense, sexy
Plot: romance, tragedy, love, adultery, postmodernism, obsession, destructive relationship, relationships, love story, period piece, literature, love affair, adaptation, beautiful scenery, guilt, secrets, love and romance, runaway, lieutenant, actress, dialogue, mentor, betrayal, art, distopia, greed, culture clash, storytelling, twists & turns, psychology, cheating, catastrophe, british, life philosophy, couples, happy ending, police investigation, loneliness, sexuality, plot twist, hotel, book, mystery, infidelity, social differences, showbiz, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, society, cockney accent
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 80s, victorian, 20th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   40%
 
Dancing on the Edge
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: jazz, music, music band, interracial relations, artists and showbiz, urban, black, musician's life, rising to stardom, ambition, crimes, society, friends, freemason, lifestyle, jazz band, hand wound, jazz music, cartoonist, integration, composer, jazz musician, darkroom, anti semitism, interracial sex, nazi, racism, suicide, gun, hotel, musician, train, murder, singing, singer, dancing, mental illness, mogul, high society, blacks and whites, backstage, aristocracy
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   34%
 
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Call the Midwife
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, nun, midwife, babies and infants, friendship, nursing, family life, society, family relations, friends, nurse, pregnant woman, memoir, poverty, pregnancy, bicycle, female protagonist, convent, child birth, new job, death, workplace problem, home birth, dance, kleptomania, pregnant, expectant father, birth, british, childbirth, children, clinic, handyman, mother, hospital, dementia, baby, doctor, coworker, young woman
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 1960s, year 1957
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   37%
    User:   30%
 
The Wingless Bird
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic
Plot: love affair, love triangle, romance, social differences, love and romance, society, power relations, master and servant, betrayal, rich and poor, working class, ambition, dishonesty, couples, family relations, candy, period piece, class differences, world war one, love
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   36%
 
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Behaving Badly
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Style: semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, starting over, suburbs, human nature, housewife, couple relations, infidelity, parents and children, rich and poor, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, social differences, wooing, suburban life, love and romance, society, couples, family problems, family relations, hopes, power relations, cougar
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   40%
 
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Vanity Fair
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, India
Duration: 141 min.
Style: witty, serious, captivating, realistic, biting, satirical, colourful, light, romantic, melancholic, stylized, absurd, dramatic, clever, emotional, sentimental, harsh, earnest
Audience: chick flick
Plot: rise to the top, period piece, romance, adaptation, literature, ambition, book, indians, society, aristocrat, mentor, betrayal, lover, british empire, blind ambition, happy ending, catastrophe, couple relations, british, bollywood, dialogue, rich and poor, greed, culture clash, storytelling, social differences, prejudice, nudity (full frontal - brief), writers, life philosophy, life turned upside down, adultery, pornography, first contact, distopia, beautiful scenery, brutality, runaway, couples, family, justice, destiny, vengeance, power relations, dysfunctional family, multiple storylines, disorder, marriage, fight scenes, nudity (topless - notable)
Time: 19th century, 18th century, victorian, 1820s, 1810s, 1830s, 1800s
Place: england, europe, london, bombay india, brussels belgium, germany, britain, india
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System:   33%
    User:   27%
 
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Mr Selfridge
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: rise to the top, department store, american in the uk, ambition, urban, workplace, boss and employee, businessman, workplace situations, employer employee relationship, fashion, power relations, materialism, shopping, manners, visionary, business venture, mogul, high society, irresponsible, seduction, traditional versus modern, city life, lifestyle, book signing, staff, advertising, entrepreneur, marketing, womanizer, husband wife relationship, new job, manager, owner, hotshot, millionaire, workplace problem, slick, greed, success, ambitious, boss, career, marriage
Time: 20th century, 1900s, edwardian era
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   37%
 
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X, Y and Zee
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Style: emotional, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: crumbling marriage, infidelity, dishonesty, wife husband relationship, romance, couples, couple relations, destructive relationship, love triangle, haunted by the past, love and romance, unfulfillment, triangle, other woman, marriage as hell, suicide attempt, domestic violence, bisexual, architect, vulgarity, dysfunctional marriage, argument, adultery, seduction, lesbianism, husband wife relationship
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   33%
 
Henry VIII and His Six Wives
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: british royal family, head of state, royal family, royal court, state affairs, palaces castles and temples, couples, intrigue, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations, political intrigue, religions or cults, dishonesty, love and romance, society, monarchy, king, caesarean birth, burned at the stake, punched in the nose, parliament, witchcraft, obese man, hysteria, miscarriage, heretic, execution, torture, infidelity, adultery, male nudity, death of king
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe
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System:   32%
    User:   38%
 
The Duchess of Duke Street
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 50 min.
Style: sincere, semi serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: rise to the top, rich and poor, social differences, hotel, society, power relations, master and servant, ambition, love and romance, couples, historical event, world war one, chef
Time: 1910s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   28%
 
Masterpiece Theatre: Bleak House
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 391 min.
Style: bleak, serious, stylized, realistic, captivating
Plot: hotshot lawyer, courtroom drama, injustice, estate, poverty, dishonesty, legal, orphan, life is a bitch, journalism, legal action, human nature, introspection, couple relations, social differences, destiny, crimes, rivalry, society, family relations, murder, lawsuit, decadence, heir, past, disfigurement, class differences, victim, cousin cousin relationship, illness, fake identity, scar, inheritance, court, lawyer, love, death, mother daughter relationship, compassion, marriage, husband wife relationship, secret
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   31%
    User:   34%
 
The Forsyte Saga
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Style: captivating, serious, touching, realistic, epic, stylized, family saga
Plot: couple relations, parents and children, romance, dysfunctional family, love and romance, family relations, intrigue, love affair, rich and poor, siblings relations, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, power relations, period piece, family history
Time: 19th century, victorian, 20th century, victorian era
Place: england
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System:   31%
    User:   29%
 

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Scandal
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Style: clever, sexual, sexy, serious, realistic, intense, melancholic, compassionate, enigmatic, talky, interesting, harsh, erotic, stylized, tricky, dramatic
Plot: betrayal, politics, political, runaway, corruption, rise and fall, pornography, british, drinking, world politics, murder, social differences, sex scandal, scandal, political corruption, stylish, sexualized violence, member of parliament, police investigation, unlikely friendships, relationships, childhood, mentor, doctors, friendship, destiny, social decay, fantasy world, brutality, anti-hero, distopia, catastrophe, culture clash, nudity (full frontal - brief), women, character study, idealism, dialogue, adaptation, moral ambiguity, chase, greed, storytelling, manipulation, violence, dishonesty, prostitution, nudity (topless - notable), twists & turns, gunfight
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1950s
Place: england, europe, california, london
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System:   31%
    User:   30%
 
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The Moth
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 152 min.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: master and servant, love affair, estate, rich and poor, romance, shipyard, pregnancy, social differences, tragic love, love and romance, society, fall in love, couples, family relations, power relations, death in childbirth, class system, carpenter, stream, loss of mother, cousin cousin relationship, world war one, bridge, puppy, uncle, death of father, book, library
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england
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System:   31%
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