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A Hazard of Hearts (1987)
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A Hazard of Hearts (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When compulsive gambler Sir Giles Staverley has lost his estate and all his money playing dice, he realises that he only has one thing left of value: his daughter Serena. In a final game, he stakes his daughter's hand in marriage, convinced that this time he will not lose. Unfortunately, however, he does lose; to the evil Lord Wrotham. Unable to return home and tell his daughter that he has lost her in a game of dice, Sir Giles kills himself there and then. Lord Vulcan, who has witnessed the events, takes pity on Serena Staverley, although they have never met. He challenges Lord Wrotham to a game of dice in which the winner takes both Staverley Court and Miss Serena.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, realistic, stylized, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gambling, superhero, romance, love and romance, ambition, couples, dishonesty, estate, wedding, cave, suicide, love triangle, aristocracy, robbery, highwayman, fencing, duel, wager, smuggling, gambler, villainess, faked death, damsel in distress, sword duel, empire fashion ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: england, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, stylized and captivating films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, society, fall in love, social differences and love triangle mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like A Hazard of Hearts: A Room with a View (1985), The Lady and the Highwayman (1988), The Wings of the Dove (1997), Mansfield Park (2007), Jane Eyre (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Room with a View (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When Lucy Honeychurch and chaperon Charlotte Bartlett find themselves in Florence with rooms without views, fellow guests Mr Emerson and son George step in to remedy the situation. Meeting the Emersons could change Lucy's life forever but, once ...
Style: touching, captivating, realistic, scenic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, romance, tennis, looking for love, fall in love, couples, self discovery, travel, female protagonist, spinster, choice, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 19th century, 18th century
Place: italy, england, florence, europe, london
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The Lady and the Highwayman (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in old England, Hugh Grant ("Four Weddings & a Funeral", "Notting Hill") plays a highwayman who steals from the rich and gives to the poor. But during one of his robberies, he falls in love with an aristocratic lady, Emma ...
Style: stylized, exciting, captivating, tense, light ...
Plot: forbidden love, escapades, aristocracy, romance, intrigue, adventure, royal court, rivalry, heroes, couples, woman in danger, fall in love ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, europe
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The Wings of the Dove (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kate is secretly betrothed to a struggling journalist, Merton Densher. But she knows her Aunt Maude will never approve of the match, since Kate's deceased mother has lost all her money in a marriage to a degenerate opium addict. When Kate meets ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, nudity (full frontal - brief), forbidden love, power relations, couple relations, rich and poor, romance, betrayal, death, social climbing, couples, matchmaking ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe, venice, italy
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Mansfield Park (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In Mansfield Park, poverty-stricken Fanny Price is sent away to live with her wealthy uncle and aunt at Mansfield Park. As she struggles to adapt to her new lifestyle she begins to attract the attentions of suitors, learning about the sexual ...
Style: stylized, witty, realistic, romantic, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, family relations, estate, couple relations, couples, society, love and romance, social differences, fall in love, romance, unfulfilled love, hypocrisy ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe, britain
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Jane Eyre (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Charlotte Bronte's classic novel is filmed yet again. The story of the Yorkshire orphan who becomes a governess to a young French girl and finds love with the brooding lord of the manor is given a standard romantic flare, but sparks do not seem ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, gothic, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: french, couples, fall in love, society, youth, estate, shyness, family relations, letter, power relations, desire, childhood ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain
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Oscar and Lucinda (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: After a childhood of abuse by his evangelistic father, misfit Oscar Hopkins becomes an Anglican minister and develops a divine obsession with gambling. Lucinda Leplastrier is a rich Australian heiress shopping in London for materials for her newly ...
Style: captivating, touching, surreal, melancholic, semi serious ...
Plot: gambling, obsession, wager, inheritance, fall in love, friendship, introspection, obsessive quest, love and romance, murder, ship, college ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: australia, england, europe, sydney australia
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The Other Boleyn Girl (2003)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the controversial novel by Philippa Gregory, "The Other Boleyn Girl" is a fictionalised account of the life of Lady Mary Boleyn (Natascha McElhone) who becomes mistress to England's king, Henry VIII (Jared Harris), before ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized, sexy
Plot: mistress, royal family, infidelity, sister, blind ambition, intrigue, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, royal court, rise to the top, romance, betrayal ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe
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Northanger Abbey (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Ireland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young woman's penchant for sensational Gothic novels leads to misunderstandings in the matters of the heart.
Style: realistic, psychological, feel good, humorous, romantic ...
Plot: love and romance, estate, aristocracy, family relations, friendship, fall in love, inheritance, society, coming of age, countryside, horse, romance ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe
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Far from the Madding Crowd (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
Story: This powerful adaptation of Thomas Hardy's classic novel spins a story of passion and destruction set in the nineteenth century. The proud, flighty and bewitching Bathsheba Everdene finds herself entangled into the passions of three men and her ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: victorian england, power relations, couples, rich and poor, love affair, couple relations, wooing, unfulfilled love, social differences, infidelity, fall in love, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
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Effie Gray (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A look at the mysterious relationship between Victorian art critic John Ruskin and his teenage bride Effie Gray.
Style: captivating, stylized, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, romance, love, unfulfillment, self discovery, couples, fall in love, love and romance, crumbling marriage, art critic, performer's life, artists and showbiz ...
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Little Dorrit (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 357 min.
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Style: captivating, sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couples, family relations, love and romance, society, rise to the top, life is a bitch, master and servant, down on your luck, couple relations, parents and children, social differences, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, venice, london, rome italy
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The Shooting Party (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 1913, shortly before the outbreak of WWI. A group of aristocrats gathers at the estate of Sir Randolph Nettleby for a weekend shoot. As the terminal decrepitude of a dying class is reflected in the social interactions and hypocrisy of its members, ...
Style: suspense, serious, realistic, biting, atmospheric ...
Plot: society, rivalry, world war one, contests and competitions, intrigue, dishonesty, love and romance, master and servant, rich and poor, fall in love, couple relations, love affair ...
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Place: europe, england
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Jane Eyre (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
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Where Angels Fear to Tread (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 116 min.
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Frenchman's Creek (1998)
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Style: realistic, serious, captivating, atmospheric, stylized
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Torrents of Spring (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
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Audience: girls' night
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 128 min.
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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