Movies like A Love Divided

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A Love Divided (1999)
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A Love Divided (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The dramatic true story of a marriage between a Catholic man and a Protestant woman in 1950's Ireland.
Style: thought provoking, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: village, school, kidnapping, betrayal, church, family relations, interfaith relationship, survival, ocean, heroes, wedding, forbidden love, politics, romance, parents and children, love and romance, life is a bitch, farm, village life, rebellion, fighting the system, love affair, young lovers, society, manipulation ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: ireland, england, scotland

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Most similar movies to A Love Divided

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about society, couples, family relations, love and romance, singing, father son relationship and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like A Love Divided: Becoming Jane (2007), The Playboys (1992), The First Grader (2010), Karol: A Man Who Became Pope (2005), The Last Station (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Becoming Jane (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A biographical portrait of a pre-fame Jane Austen and her romance with a young Irishman.
Style: romantic, touching, emotional, sweet, factual ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: writer's life, love and romance, family, unfulfilled love, love, prejudice, romance, women, beautiful scenery, social differences, society, poverty ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, victorian era, 50s, future ...
Place: england, ireland, london, europe
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The Playboys (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Ireland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A young woman, Tara Maguire (Robin Wright) scandalizes her provincial Irish village in the 1950s by having a baby out of a wedlock, and refusing to name the father. She has a rare beauty and every man in town desires her, especially Sergeant Hegarty ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: love, sin, circus, romance, society, small town life, fall in love, small town, social relations, pregnancy, human nature, beauty ...
Time: 50s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The First Grader (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Kenya, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The true story of an 84 year-old Kenyan villager and ex Mau Mau freedom fighter who fights for his right to go to school for the first time to get the education he could never afford.
Style: uplifting, realistic, sincere, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: education, school, racism, teacher, hopes, prisoner of war camp, social relations, human spirit, ex military, blind ambition, society, follow your dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1963, 50s
Place: africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Karol: A Man Who Became Pope (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Poland, Italy
Duration: 186 min.
Story: The life of the pope John-Paul II, from his youth as a writer, actor, and athlete in war-torn occupied Poland to his election as Pope at the age of 58.
Style: realistic, serious, factual, psychological, touching ...
Plot: catholic, clergy, christian, faith, world war two, religion, saint, bishop, catholic church, politics, heroes, human spirit ...
Place: poland, vatican, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Last Station (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, UK, Russia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A historical drama that illustrates Russian author Leo Tolstoy's struggle to balance fame and wealth with his commitment to a life devoid of material things. The Countess Sofya, wife and muse to Leo Tolstoy, uses every trick of seduction on her ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, factual, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: russian, philosophy, adultery, betrayal, love and romance, family relations, golden years, lifestyle, writer's life, parents and children, art, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, 20th century
Place: russia, moscow russia
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64%
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 7K
Jimmy's Hall (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Ireland, France, Belgium, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the 1930s political activist Jimmy Gralton is deported from Ireland during the 'Red Scare'.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, touching, political ...
Plot: fighting the system, deportation, human spirit, idealism, rebelliousness, ambition, rebellion, priest, social relations, dance school, injustice, clergy ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1932
Place: ireland, new york
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63%
The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A penniless middle-aged spinster scrapes by giving piano lessons in the Dublin of the 1950s. She makes a sad last bid for love with a fellow resident of her rundown boarding house, who imagines she has the money to bankroll the business he hopes to ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: hotel, boarding house, female nudity, spinster, piano, desperation, loneliness, psychopath, mental disorder, aging, betrayal, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 50s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe, new york, usa ...
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62%
Summer in February (2013)
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: sincere, touching, emotional, serious, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, love triangle, infidelity, love affair, lifestyle, fall in love, couple relations, unfulfilled love, family relations, couples, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 1910s, edwardian era, 20th century, pre world war one, year 1914 ...
Place: cornwall, england, london
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59%
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The Crown Prince (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Austria, France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A great Empire, once famous for its enlightened traditions, is taken over by a ruthless political establishment. Religious fundamentalists and national separatists are tearing at the fabric of its liberal society. Under the influence of his ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: royal family, royalty, family relations, betrayal, couples, politics, state affairs, parents and children, forbidden love, emperor, intrigue, tragic hero ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s
Place: austria, europe, vienna
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57%
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Little Ashes (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: About the young life and loves of artist Salvador Dalí, filmmaker Luis Buñuel and writer Federico García Lorca.
Style: atmospheric, serious, tense, factual, suspenseful ...
Plot: poet, artist, friendship, gay, gay relationship, painter, political unrest, friends, gay love, closeted homosexual, art, lgbt ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, year 1936, 1930s
Place: spain, madrid, andalusia, europe, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: "Entertaining Angels" is an interesting title for this movie about the 1920's and 30's social activist, Dorothy Day, for it can be regarded that what this woman did, sometimes single-handedly, always controversially, in her fight ...
Style: political, sincere, serious, realistic, uplifting ...
Plot: catholic, christian, political activism, liberation theology, journalist, social activism, newspaper, women's suffrage, hopes, politics, ambition, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: usa, new york, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Great Debaters (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The true story of a brilliant but politically radical debate team coach who uses the power of words to transform a group of underdog African American college students into an historical powerhouse that took on the Harvard elite.
Style: inspirational, realistic, touching, political, feel good ...
Plot: racism, teacher, debate, professor, college, segregation, mentor, contests and competitions, prejudice, african american, labor union, black american ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: texas, california, oklahoma, manhattan new york city, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
In My Country (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Ireland, South Africa
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An American reporter and an Afrikaans poet meet and fall in love while covering South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearings.
Style: serious, thought provoking, emotional, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: apartheid, journalism, interracial relations, politics, social decay, african american, life is a bitch, hopes, society, injustice, racism, discrimination ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1996, year 1995
Place: africa, south africa, chile, florida
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50%
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Luther (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A man's view cause a rift between peasants and the church.
Style: realistic, serious, talky, contemplative
Plot: reformation, christian, faith, politics, church, rebelliousness, idealism, destiny, human spirit, against the odds, fighting the system, dishonesty ...
Time: 16th century, 70s
Place: germany
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50%
Mr. and Mrs. Loving (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A moving and uplifting drama about the effects of interracial marriage in the 1960s. Friends since childhood, and loved by both families, this couple are exiled after their wedding and have to wage a courageous battle to find their place in America ...
Style: political, serious, realistic, thought provoking, uplifting ...
Plot: interracial relations, interracial love, white male black female relationship, interracial couple, civil rights, marriage, interracial marriage, racial issues, fighting the system, wedding, racism, miscegenation ...
Time: 90s, 60s
Place: virginia, usa, southern usa, washington d.c.
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49%
Steal This Movie (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Five years after Yippie founder Abbie Hoffman goes underground to avoid a drug-related prison sentence, he contacts a reporter to get out the story of the FBI's covert spying, harassment and inciting of violence they then blame on the Left.
Style: melancholic, talky, stylized, serious, captivating ...
Plot: politics, fighting the system, justice, depression, mental illness, revolution, injustice, conspiracy theory, on the run, drug abuse, environmentalism, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, year 1968
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois, woodstock, pentagon ...
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48%
 6.6
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Creation (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A psychological, heart-wrenching love story that provides a unique and inside look at Charles Darwin. Torn between faith and science, he struggles to finish his legendary book "On the Origin of the Species," which goes on to become the ...
Style: thought provoking, emotional, talky, serious, stylized ...
Plot: evolution, loss of daughter, atheism, science, family relations, haunted by the past, village, family life, death in the family, relationship vs career, couple relations, life is a bitch ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1850s
Place: england, europe, borneo, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.6
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Shadowlands (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A play based on the friendship between CS Lewis and Joy Gresham.
Style: christian film, talky, uplifting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: writers, cancer, death, faith, christianity, marriage, art, disability, couples, family relations, family problems, religions or cults ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Talk of Angels (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This is the story of a young Irish woman who comes to Spain to escape from the pressures she feels about her impending marriage to a political activist in Ireland. But in Spain in the 1930's, taking a job of governess in a wealthy family, she ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, forbidden love, politics, love triangle, social differences, society, couples, love affair, fall in love, spanish civil war, extramarital affair, war ...
Time: 1930s, year 1936
Place: spain, europe, ireland, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Solomon & Gaenor (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young Jew in 1911 Wales tries to make his living by selling fabrics door to door, but to do so he must hide his nationality. On one of his sales he meets and falls in love with a demure young woman with a strong-willed father and a Jew-hating ...
Style: sad, realistic, serious, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: forbidden love, couples, jewish, family relations, anti semitism, romance, single parent, love and romance, society, opposites attract, life is a bitch, culture clash ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: wales, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Ae Fond Kiss... (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Germany, Spain, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young man upsets his Punjabi family when he falls in love with an Irish schoolteacher.
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, touching, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, racism, culture clash, forbidden love, interracial romance, marriage, prejudice, family relations, love, society, tragic love, immigrants ...
Time: 70s
Place: scotland, berlin germany, glasgow scotland, spain, manchester ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Have No Fear: The Life of Pope John Paul II (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Lithuania, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The eventful life of a humble Polish priest who once decried the pomp of the Catholic Church "a circus" and labeled the Pope a "prisoner of the Vatican" before ascending to the papal throne is explored as actor Thomas Kretschmann ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: faith, fighting the system, clergy, dishonesty, state affairs, leadership, hopes, rebellion, politics, society, human spirit, anti semitism ...
Place: poland, israel, middle east, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Regular Lovers (2005)
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: realistic, serious, touching, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: coming of age, revolution, idealism, politics, injustice, political corruption, couple relations, love triangle, chaos and mayhem, love affair, twins, hopes ...
Time: year 1968, 20th century, 60s, year 1969
Place: france, paris france, europe, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Amazing Grace (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The true story of William Wilberforce's courageous quest to end the British slave trade. Although meeting intense opposition, his minister, John Newton, urges him to see the cause through.
Style: inspirational, emotional, factual, political, talky ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: slavery, politics, christian, friendship, freedom, corruption, civil rights, politician, slave trade, justice, culture clash, civil war ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 19th century, 50s, georgian era ...
Place: england, london, africa, paris france, europe ...
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41%
From a Far Country (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, UK, Poland
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The film is a biography of Pope John Paul II. It starts in 1926 when the boy Karol Wojtila was celebrating Christmas with his father in Poland. Some years later Nazi Germany attacks Poland and invades the country while Wojtila seeks refuge at the ...
Style: thought provoking, uplifting, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: pope, catholic church, rebellion, politics, world war two, church, religions or cults, forgery, clergy, hopes, artists and showbiz, society ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 60s, 50s, 70s
Place: poland, europe, germany, vatican, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Best Intentions (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, UK, Italy, Norway, Iceland
Duration: 182 min.
Story: The story of Ingmar Bergman's parents. In 1909, poor theology student Henrik Bergman falls in love with Anna Åkerbloom, the daughter of a rich family in Uppsala. After their wedding Henrik becomes a priest in the north of Sweden. After a few ...
Style: sincere, realistic, talky, touching, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, clergy, wedding, infidelity, dysfunctional family, family problems, crumbling marriage, social differences, fall in love, parents and children, unfulfillment, romance ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Bloom (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Adapted from James Joyce's Ulysses, Bloom is the enthralling story of June 16th, 1904 and a gateway into the consiousness of its three main characters: Stephen Dedalus, Molly Bloom and the extraordinary Leopold Bloom.
Style: serious, stylized, atmospheric, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, writer's life, tragic hero, lifestyle, love affair, tragic love, society, love and romance, romance, couples, working class, human nature ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, england, dublin ireland, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
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Miss Potter (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of Beatrix Potter, the author of the beloved and best-selling children's book, "The Tale of Peter Rabbit", and her struggle for love, happiness and success.
Style: sentimental, touching, sweet, serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: artist, writers, writer's life, snobbism, painting, art, friendship, family relations, first love, lifestyle, success, unsupportive parent ...
Time: edwardian era, 19th century, 18th century, 1910s, victorian era ...
Place: england, london, europe, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
My Brilliant Career (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young woman who is determined to maintain her independence finds herself at odds with her family who wants her to tame her wild side and get married.
Style: romantic, uplifting, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: ranch, feminist, writers, coming of age, women, art, woman, summer, anti conformity, fall in love, wilderness, human spirit ...
Time: victorian era, 20th century, 70s, turn of the century, 1890s ...
Place: australia, new south wales, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Circle of Friends (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 'Circle Of Friends' is set in 1950's Ireland. The movie focuses on Benny Hogan and her best friend, Eve Malone. The story centers around Benny and Eve as they enter student life at University College, Dublin. Here Benny and Eve ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, small town, friendship, pregnancy, romance, betrayal, college, college life, adaptation, love affair, student, youth ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%