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Leona Helmsley: The Queen of Mean (1990)
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Leona Helmsley: The Queen of Mean (1990)
Original name: Leona Helmsley: The Queen Of Mean
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Spanning years of both Harry and Leona Helmsley's cutthroat control of their eponymonous empire, this made-for-TV movie chronicles both the high and low points of the couple's life together.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, cynical
Plot: crimes, couples, manipulation, ambition, rise and fall, dishonesty, unfulfillment, blind ambition, couple relations, cons and scams, hotel, husband wife relationship, cheating, manipulations
Time: 80s, 70s, 60s, 50s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa

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The Color of Time (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
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Time: 1940s, 20th century, 70s, 60s, 50s ...
Place: detroit, usa, new york
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Double Standard (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
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Tangled 8 (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: People from diverse social backgrounds, races and ages manage grief through its different phases.
Style: realistic, talky, serious, gloomy, experimental ...
Plot: love and romance, unfulfilled love, couples, couple relations, sexual content, dealing with death, unfulfillment
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Place: usa
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The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
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The Heist (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Plot: heist, vengeance, criminal's revenge, injustice, crimes, vigilantism, car chase, law enforcement, master criminal, criminal heroes, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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Duration: 101 min.
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Audience: girls' night
Plot: polyamory, love triangle, widow, farm, friendship, polygamy, suburbs, open relationship, couples, friends, small town life, couple relations ...
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The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her (2013)
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Duration: 100 min.
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Style: serious, touching, psychological, sincere, realistic
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Style: serious, realistic, touching, retro, banned film
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Duration: 97 min.
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Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, gloomy, touching ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, gloomy, retro
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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Country: USA
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Country: USA
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Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, sincere, rough
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Country: USA
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