Movies like The King's Daughters

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The King's Daughters (2000)
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The King's Daughters (2000)
Original name: Saint-Cyr
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Late 17th Century: Anne de Grandcamp and Lucie de Fontenelle, two little girls from Normandy, arrive at the Saint-Cyr school founded by Madame de Maintenon for educating the daughters of impoverished nobles ruined in wars and making them into free women. Madame de Maintenon is the secret wife of Louis XIV, and empowered by his support, she offers "her" two hundred fifty girls a playful and avant-garde education. Anne and Lucie, two inseparable friends, allow themselves to be carried away by the promise of a bright future. But Maintenon has arrived at the pinnacle of power through scheming and debasing herself and she now fears the fires of hell. She is counting on her model school to atone for her past sins.
Style: captivating, sincere, touching, epic, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: boarding school, women's rights, mistress, french, hysteria, human spirit, youth, feminism, obsessive quest, society, teaching the ways of the world, idealism, rebellion, hopes, gender, nobility, teenage life, humble, coming of age, dedicated educator, boarding school life, power relations, girls' boarding school, student, king ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, paris france

Most similar movies to The King's Daughters

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about society, hopes, youth, love and romance, idealism, friendship and power relations mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like The King's Daughters: The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969), Tanner Hall (2009), Fit (2010), Les Misérables (1998), Gaby: A True Story (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A headstrong young teacher in a private school in 1930s Edinburgh ignores the curriculum and influences her impressionable 12 year old charges with her over-romanticized world view.
Style: talky, humorous, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Plot: school, boarding school, fascism, innocence lost, teacher, school dance, spanish civil war, coming of age, power relations, love triangle, gender, society ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: scotland, europe, italy, edinburgh scotland, new jersey ...
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Tanner Hall (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Tanner Hall is a vivid peek into the private world of an all-girls boarding school. In a cozy, but run down New England, the knot of adolescent complexity is unraveled through the coming of age stories of four teen-age girls.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, gloomy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: boarding school, youth, power relations, friends, social relations, teenage life, lifestyle, innocence lost, teachers and students, friendship, teenage girl, female bonding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Fit (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Takes a look at gay and straight love among the new millennials. Everything from secret crushes to homophobic attitudes are revealed by the rambunctious students taking Drama and Dance from Loris. None of the teens are what they seem at first ...
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Plot: coming out, teenage love, high school, coming of age, teachers and students, teenage life, power relations, youth, gender, friendship between girls, friendship between boys, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Les Misérables (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Jean Valjean, a Frenchman imprisoned for stealing bread, must flee a police officer named Javert. The pursuit consumes both men's lives, and soon Valjean finds himself in the midst of the student revolutions in France.
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, bleak, sentimental ...
Plot: redemption, ex convict, going straight, rise to the top, hopes, thief, mayor, robbery, french revolution, prisoner, freedom, prison escape ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Gaby: A True Story (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The life of Gaby Brimmer, a girl physically handicapped, who finally gets her goals of study and triumph.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, uplifting, sincere ...
Plot: hopes, college, human spirit, disability, forbidden love, misfit, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, father daughter relationship, love, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 40s, 30s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: mexico, latin america, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Blame it on Fidel (2006)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A 9-year-old girl weathers big changes in her household as her parents become radical political activists in 1970-71 Paris.
Style: serious, emotional, touching, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: coming of age, radical, feminism, politics, nanny, abortion, greek, dysfunctional family, immigrants, family in crisis, state affairs, siblings relations ...
Place: europe, france, chile, spain, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The Nun (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Suzanne Simonin describes her life of suffering in letters. As a young woman she is sent to a convent against her will. Since her parents cannot afford the dowry required for a marriage befitting her rank they decide she must instead become a nun. ...
Style: sincere, captivating, atmospheric, serious, realistic
Plot: convent, monastery, power relations, clergy, society, celibacy, innocence lost, lesbian, pubic hair, confession, women's rights, lawyer ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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14+ (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Alex glides his mouse tenderly over online images of Vika. He has been smitten ever since he saw her with her friends and cannot get her out of his head. Now he has found Vika’s profile online and has learned a lot about her. Vika has no idea ...
Style: touching, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, youth, fall in love, society, love and romance, first love, unfulfillment, juvenile delinquency, suburbs, kiss, fire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Free Men (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Paris during WWII, an Algerian immigrant is inspired to join the resistance by his unexpected friendship with a Jewish man. Based on not very known facts about the Muslim community in Paris during WWII, when the Paris Mosque and its dynamic ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: friendship, resistance, german occupation, social misfits, against humanity, life is a bitch, immigrants, performer's life, wartime life, hopes, idealism, holocaust ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944, year 1942, 1940s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 237
Alleged (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Alleged is a romantic drama based on events occurring behind the scenes and outside the courtroom of the famous Scopes "Monkey Trial" of 1925. Charles Anderson, a talented young reporter, feels trapped working for his deceased ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, sincere, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: life is a bitch, hotshot lawyer, price of justice, dedicated lawyer, hopes, romance, ambition, small town, dishonesty, fighting the system, couples, against the odds ...
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Germinal (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 160 min.
Story: It's mid 19th century, north of France. The story of a coal miner's town. They are exploited by the mine's owner. One day the decide to go on strike, and then the authorities repress them
Style: emotional, realistic, epic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: working class, labor union, politics, injustice, unemployment, fighting the system, rich and poor, parents and children, heroes, rebellion, feminism, social differences ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, europe, mine, flanders, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Clay Bird (2002)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Bangladesh
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A family must come to grips with its culture, its faith, and the brutal political changes entering its small-town world.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: village, politics, tradition, muslim, youth, estrangement, idealism, boarding school, parents and children, boarding school life, hopes, state affairs ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: pakistan, middle east, bangladesh
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Golden Door (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story is set at the beginning of the 20th century in Sicily. Salvatore, a very poor farmer, and a widower, decides to emigrate to the US with all his family, including his old mother. Before they embark, they meet Lucy. She is supposed to be a ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, captivating, serious ...
Plot: starting over, immigrants, social relations, hopes, society, superstition, tradition, quarantine, ship, family history, parent child relationship, emigration ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1890s, turn of the century, 19th century ...
Place: sicily, usa, atlantic ocean, italy, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Angelique (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 17th-century France, beautiful country maiden Angélique (Michèle Mercier) marries wealthy neighbor Jeoffray de Peyrac (Robert Hossein) out of convenience, but eventually, she falls in love with him. So when Jeoffray is arrested and then ...
Style: stylized, romantic, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, woman in danger, tragic love, marriage of convenience, society, escapades, nobility, palaces castles and temples, noblewoman, fall in love, romance, wedding night ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Widow of Saint-Pierre (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 1850, on the isolated French island of Saint-Pierre, a murder shocks the natives. Two fishermen are arrested. One of them, Louis Ollivier, dies in custody. The other, Neel Auguste, is sentenced to death by the guillotine. The island is so small ...
Style: emotional, realistic, sincere, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: murder, redemption, prison, island, tragic love, death sentence, death row, execution, fisherman, romance, love, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1950s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
What the Day Owes the Night (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Algeria, the 1930s. Younes is nine years old when he is put in his uncle's care in Oran. Rebaptized Jonas, he grows up among the Rio Salado youths, with whom he becomes friends. Emilie is one of the gang; everyone is in love with her. A great ...
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, serious, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: revolution, youth, coming of age, teenage love, political unrest, friends, romance, love and romance, true love, society, young lovers, rebellion ...
Time: 30s, 20th century
Place: algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
All the Mornings of the World (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It's late 17th century. The viola da gamba player Monsieur de Sainte Colombe comes home to find that his wife died while he was away. In his grief he builds a small house in his garden into wich he moves to dedicate his life to music and his ...
Style: emotional, stylized, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: violin, orchestra, music, forbidden love, power relations, youth, rise to the top, romance, artists and showbiz, teachers and students, love and romance, musician's life ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
She Fought Alone (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: All, including school administration and a friend, turn their backs on a girl who accused a classmate of rape.
Style: disturbing, sincere, realistic, touching, thought provoking ...
Plot: high school, juvenile delinquency, rape, innocence lost, sexual abuse, american football, teenage love, fighting the system, against the odds, youth, rebellion, social misfits ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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I Killed My Mother (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hubert, a brash 17-year-old, is confused and torn by a love-hate relationship with his mother that consumes him more and more each day. After distressing ordeals and tragic episodes, Hubert will find his mother on the banks of Saint Lawrence river, ...
Style: serious, sincere, captivating, realistic, touching
Plot: gay teenager, homosexuality, youth, gender, gay, single mother, rebellion, single parent, coming of age, gay relationship, overbearing mother, gays and lesbians ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Miral (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Israel, Italy, India, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A drama centered on an orphaned Palestinian girl growing up in the wake of the first Arab-Israeli war who finds herself drawn into the conflict.
Style: stylized, serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: orphan, injustice, rebellion, society, state affairs, love and romance, hopes, wartime life, fall in love, life is a bitch, refugees, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s, 1940s, 1990s
Place: israel, middle east, palestinian authority, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Amour (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Austria, France, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Georges and Anne are in their eighties. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke, and the couple's bond of love is severely tested.
Style: sincere, emotional, philosophical, compassionate, suspense ...
Plot: elderly, elderly lovers, love, aging, death, illness, daughter, nurse, supportive spouse, nursing, fighting illness, dignity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Emigrants (1971)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Sweden
Duration: 191 min.
Story: In the middle of the 19th century, Kristina and Karl-Oskar live in a small rural village in Smaaland (southern Sweden). They get married and try to make a living on a small spot of land. However, the small size of their land, the infertile soil, and ...
Style: epic, rough, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: journey, sailing ship, ship, human spirit, obsessive quest, immigrants, family in crisis, escapades, hopes, couple relations, family problems, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: sweden, minnesota, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.9
 563
Graduate First (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of friends, coming to the end of their school years, fill their days with sex, drugs and rock'n'roll.
Style: touching, serious, bleak, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: high school, student, family relations, power relations, friends, social decay, youth, human nature, society, high school life, on the run, teenage life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
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 2K
Gabrielle (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A seemingly ideal marriage is thrown into embarrassing turmoil in Patrice Chéreau's period drama, based on the short story The Return by Joseph Conrad.
Style: psychological, serious, clever, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, adultery, letter, family problems, couples, dishonesty, power relations, love and romance, bourgeoisie, betrayal, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1910s, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Stealing Heaven (1988)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Yugoslavia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Abelard, a famous teacher of philosophy at the cathedral school of Notre Dame, falls in love with one of his students, Héloïse d'Argenteuil. A sixteen-year old girl raised in a convent, Héloïse has an intellectual curiosity and rebels ...
Style: captivating, erotic, sexual, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: nun, convent, celibacy, pregnancy, theology, fall in love, love and romance, clergy, unfulfillment, romance, youth, couples ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.6
 4K
Ponette (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A four-year-old girl must come to terms with the loss of her mother and the reality of death in this award-winning French drama. Little Ponette (Victoire Thivisol) is riding in a car with her mother when they're involved in a serious accident; ...
Style: talky, emotional, touching, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: bereavement, boarding school, youth, death in the family, family problems, human nature, dealing with death, hopes, child, death, children, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: kindergarten, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Waterdance (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An oft overlooked film about struggling to deal with paralysis. Author Joel Garcia breaks his neck while hiking, and finds himself in a rehab center with Raymond, an exaggerating ladies man, and Bloss, a racist biker. Considerable tension builds as ...
Style: touching, realistic, psychological, uplifting, sincere ...
Plot: rehabilitation, friendship, disability, love and romance, paralysis, human spirit, human nature, society, hopes, life philosophy, couples, love affair ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Happy Christmas (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Music, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany, UK, Belgium, Romania, Norway, Japan, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In 1914, World War I, the bloodiest war ever at that time in human history, was well under way. However on Christmas Eve, numerous sections of the Western Front called an informal, and unauthorized, truce where the various front-line soldiers of the ...
Style: uplifting, touching, captivating, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: christmas, singer, idealism, friendship, human spirit, soldier, holiday, war, hopes, german, french, initially antagonists ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, berlin germany, holland, glasgow scotland, brussels belgium ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Black Pimpernel (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Mexico, Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story about Swedish ambassador in Chile - Harald Edelstam - and his heroic actions to protect the innocent people from the execution during and after the military coup on September 11th 1973.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, rough, captivating ...
Plot: political intrigue, hopes, romance, state affairs, life is a bitch, looking for love, fighting the system, human spirit, political corruption, political unrest, politics, tough heroes ...
Time: year 1973
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
In the Heat of the Sun (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The film is set in Beijing during the Cultural Revolution. It is told from the perspective of Ma Xiaojun nicknamed Monkey, a teenage boy. Monkey and his friends are free to roam the streets of Beijing day and night because the Cultural Revolution ...
Style: sexual, epic, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: coming of age, gang, teenage boy, cultural revolution, teenage love, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, buddies, family life, teenage life, urban, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1969
Place: china, asia, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%