Movies like Romeo & Juliet 1978

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Romeo & Juliet (1978)
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Romeo & Juliet (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Two households, both alike in dignity, in fair Verona where we lay our scene, from ancient grudge break to new mutiny where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. From forth the fatal loins of these two foes a pair of star-cross'd lovers take their life whose misadventur'd piteous overthrows doth with their death bury their parents' strife.
Plot: love, male female relationship, tragedy, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, shakespeare's romeo and juliet, mother son relationship

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and melancholic films with plots about love, male female relationship, father daughter relationship, tragedy, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship and family relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like Romeo & Juliet: Othello (1981), All's Well That Ends Well (1981), Othello (1981), Our Town (1977), Antony & Cleopatra (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Romeo & Juliet (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Adaptation of Shakespeare's play, presented originally on television for schools in the UK.
Plot: family relations, male female relationship, shakespeare's romeo and juliet, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, love, father son relationship, shakespeare, mother son relationship
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Othello (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: Adaptation of Shakespeare's play.
Plot: racism, royalty, male female relationship, espionage, husband wife relationship, betrayal, jealousy, conspiracy, maniac, tragedy, deception, triumph ...
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All's Well That Ends Well (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Helena loves Bertram, but he's of noble birth, while she's just a doctor's daughter. But Bertram is at the court of the King of France, who is ill, and Helena has a remedy that might cure him and win her the right to marry Bertram. ...
Plot: love, unrequited love, male female relationship, virgin, soldier
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Othello (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 203 min.
Story: Iago and a comrade-in-arms are outside the Venice home of Desdemona's father, who does not yet know that she has eloped with Othello. Iago confides to his friend -- who had hoped to marry Desdemona -- that he serves Othello to further his own ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: betrayal, racism, jealousy, shakespeare's othello, tragedy, love and romance, tragic hero, unfulfillment, intrigue, downfall, state affairs, rivalry ...
Time: 16th century
Place: venice, italy, turkey
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38%
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Our Town (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: 3-act play by American playwright Thornton Wilder.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, second chance, birth, death in childbirth, breaking the fourth wall, small town, funeral, wedding, father daughter relationship, death ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s
Place: new hampshire, new england
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Romeo and Juliet (1966)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Classic ballet by Kenneth MacMillan to the music of Prokofiev.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, emotional, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, dancer's life, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, romance, music, tragic love, true love, forbidden love, couples, love, male female relationship ...
Place: england
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Antony & Cleopatra (1981)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Octavius Caesar (later renamed Augustus Caesar, son of the murdered Julius Caesar), Marc Antony, and Lepidus form the triumvirate, the three rulers of the Roman Empire. Antony, though married to Fulvia, spends his time in Egypt, living a life of ...
Plot: ancient rome, cleopatra, tragedy, roman, bbc
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32%
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The Good Hope (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Young Barend is worried about the safety of the sailing vessel he is on. The owner is an unscrupulous and stingy man who skimps on repairs and Barend becomes aware of this. Inevitably there is drama and tragedy. The film is set in an early 20th ...
Plot: fishing village, loss of son, sea, storm, drowning, love, male female relationship, death of son, death of husband, ship, village, shipwreck ...
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Romeo and Juliet (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Director Franco Zeffirelli's beloved version of one of the most well-known love stories in the English language. Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet fall in love against the wishes of their feuding families. Driven by their passion, the young ...
Style: romantic, emotional, sweet, colourful, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, romance, family feud, young love, unfulfillment, love and romance, parents and children, fall in love, true love, shakespeare, love story ...
Time: 1930s
Place: italy, europe, new york, england, paris france
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Othello (1992)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 147 min.
Story: The complete version of Verdi's Otello performed by Placido Domingo and Kiri Te Kanawa, at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Gala Performance in honour of Sir Georg Solti's 80th birthday.. 27 October 1992. BBC 2 Television live relay.
Plot: opera live performance, opera, tragedy, shakespeare's othello
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King Lear (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: King Lear, old and tired, divides his kingdom among his daughters, giving great importance to their protestations of love for him. When Cordelia, youngest and most honest, refuses to idly flatter the old man in return for favor, he banishes her and ...
Plot: shakespeare's king lear, tragedy, shakespeare
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Bittersweet Love (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A pregnant woman and her husband discover they are half brother and half sister, thanks to his father (Robert Lansing) and her mother (Lana Turner).
Plot: half brother half sister relationship, family secrets, family secret, incest, secret, pregnancy, male female relationship, homosexual subtext, abortion, sex, accidental incest, brother sister incest ...
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Story of an Unknown Man (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on a short story by Anton Chekhov, this drama centers around a desire for revenge and the tragedy of a star-crossed love. After a general ruins some men under him in punishment for a rebellion, a friend of the broken men vows revenge. The ...
Plot: love, father daughter relationship, pregnancy, vengeance, general, father son relationship, naval officer, death in childbirth, illness, valet, tuberculosis
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Italiani (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Plot: love triangle, factory worker, businessman, train conductor, teacher, job seeking, infidelity, train, mother daughter relationship, childbirth, migrant, family relations ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: sicily, milan italy, palermo italy
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How Not to Disappear Completely (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 74 min.
Story: 'How Not To Disappear Completely' follows a week in the life of a young photographer Tom as he returns to London after spending two years traveling in India. Tom is at a crossroads in his life. A stranger in the cold hard city, he ...
Style: sincere, touching, melancholic, psychological
Plot: half brother half sister relationship, secret, father son relationship, family relations, love, fear, death of father, friend, grownups, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, depression, friendship ...
Place: london, india
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Romance on the Orient Express (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lily, an American traveling on the famous Orient Express train from Venice to Paris, suddenly runs into her former lover, Alex, whom they met and had a tender romance 10 years earlier while vacationing in France which ended abruptly when he walked ...
Plot: train, love, flashback, male female relationship, railway
Place: venice, france, paris france
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Honeyglue (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After learning she only has three months to live, Morgan flips her conservative protected life upside down. That is where she meets Jordan, a purse snatching cross dresser artist, who takes her on adventure of a lifetime.
Plot: crossdressing, cancer, love, gender, death, bisexual, husband wife relationship, gender identity, cross dressing, husband and wife, brain tumor, rooftop ...
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Othello (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The evil Iago pretends to be friend of Othello in order to manipulate him to serve his own end in the film version of this Shakespeare classic.
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Plot: black man white woman relationship, interracial relations, betrayal, vengeance, tragic love, murder, racism, jealousy, couples, love and romance, rivalry, friends ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 18th century, 1930s
Place: italy, venice, europe, mediterranean sea, england
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 120 min.
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Style: stylized, romantic, tense, suspense, atmospheric ...
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ed Hemsler spends his life preparing for a disaster that may never come. Ronnie Meisner spends her life shopping for things she may never use. In a small town somewhere in America, these two people will try to find love while trying not to get lost ...
Plot: loss of child, love, thanksgiving dinner, survivalist, widow, calling parent by first name, father son relationship
Place: usa
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Journey to Another Town (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
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Story: By chance, two middle-aged people met - the telephone operator of the hotel Lina and the chief engineer of the construction department Kirillov, who had arrived on official business from Leningrad in one of the provincial cities of the country. ...
Plot: love, jealousy, passion, male female relationship
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Romeo & Juliet (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Romeo, a hopeless romantic with emotionally-fueled impulsiveness, meets Juliet, an abused and desperate girl looking for anyway to escape. Together, destined for tragedy.
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King Lear (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 233 min.
Story: King Lear is an in-depth study of love, power and death. Through this film Shakespeare is saying, "Don't blame the gods or the heaven's for the horrors committed on earth. No. Blame hellish inhumanity on those who inhabit the ...
Plot: shakespeare, shakespeare's king lear, tragedy
Place: britain
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Ice House (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Pake has left a good paying job working in the oil fields of Texas in order to give the music business a try. Eventually he finds himself alone and with no money in a hotel room in Los Angeles. He sets up a meeting with his old girlfriend Kay. When ...
Plot: oil field, bum, flashback, singer, love, hotel room, nightmare, monologue, male female relationship, marriage proposal, love triangle, wife and husband lead actors ...
Place: texas, los angeles
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Anatomy of Love (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 92 min.
Plot: card playing, hugging, male female relationship, love, jealousy, sex
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Nuvve... Nuvve... (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 168 min.
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Plot: beggar, office, father daughter relationship, arranged marriage, domineering father, love
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Jiyan (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iraq, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: "Jiyan" takes place in Halabja about five years after Saddam's infamous chemical attack in 1988. Diyari (Kurdo Galali) has come from his new homeland, America, to put up a badly needed new orphanage. As construction proceeds, he ...
Plot: hopes, genocide, tragedy, kurd, political oppression, love
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Such Is Life (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, France, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: melancholic, touching, suspenseful, suspense, sentimental
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The Hired Heart (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A small-town, country doctor has been a widow for two years but is still in love with her dead husband, Michael. Despite the best efforts of her father in law to marry her off to the local eligible bachelors, she still remains so. The week-long ...
Plot: small town, widow, composer, love, escort, doctor, father daughter relationship, bull
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A Kind of Loving (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After his girlfriend's pregnancy forces him to marry her, a young man must adjust to his new life and contend with his domineering mother-in-law.
Style: sincere, emotional, realistic, serious
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