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War & Peace (2016)
 8.2
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War & Peace (2016)
Original name: War and Peace
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 379 min.
Story: Sumptuous BBC mini-series following the fortunes and the rise and fall of five aristocratic families in the waning days of imperial Russia.
Style: captivating, epic, stylized, serious, realistic, emotional, touching
Plot: war, society, love and romance, state affairs, aristocracy, couple relations, wartime life, love story, fall in love, courage, battle, friendship, couples, life, contests and competitions, shooting, twists & turns, tragic love, life is a bitch, romance, family, napoleon, peace, army, invasion ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and stylized films and TV series with plots about love and romance, romance, society, couples, couple relations, social differences and fall in love mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like War & Peace: Magnificent Century (2011), Scarlett (1994), North and South (1985), The Jewel in the Crown (1984), Birdsong (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
War and Peace (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Russia, Poland
Duration: 394 min.
Story: War and Peace delineates in graphic detail events leading up to the French invasion of Russia, and the impact of the Napoleonic era on Tsarist society, as seen through the eyes of five Russian aristocratic families. Portions of an earlier version of ...
Style: captivating, stylized, epic, emotional, romantic ...
Plot: aristocracy, war, love triangle, true love, social differences, tragic love, romance, couple relations, wartime life, betrayal, invasion, love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Magnificent Century (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Muhteşem Yüzyıl is a prime time historical Turkish television series. It was originally broadcast on Show TV and then transferred to Star TV. It is based on the life of Suleiman the Magnificent, the longest reigning Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, emotional, dramatic ...
Plot: royal family, love and romance, intrigue, couple relations, political unrest, state affairs, political intrigue, power struggle, battles, war, sultan, palace intrigue ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 8.3
 532
War & Peace (1972)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 890 min.
Story: The classic BBC dramatisation of Tolstoy's epic story of love and loss set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars. Anthony Hopkins heads the cast as Pierre Bezuhov (a role for which he won the 1972 Best Actor BAFTA); Morag Hood is the ...
Style: serious, realistic, intellectual, exciting, epic
Plot: war, soldier, napoleonic wars, political unrest, family life, leadership, fall in love, couples, prince, military, battles, social differences ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
War and Peace (1966)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 401 min.
Story: Seven-hour epic based on the eponymous book by Leo Tolstoy. Two main story-lines are complex and intertwined. One is the love story of young Countess Natasha Rostova and Count Pierre Bezukhov, who is unhappy in his marriage. Another is the ...
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, redemption, wartime life, love and romance, hopes, romance, life is a bitch, war, couple relations, battles, emperor, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 6.5
 3K
Scarlett (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Austria
Duration: 360 min.
Story: The greatest love story ever told began with Gone with the Wind and continues in this sweeping epic sequel, as Scarlett, Rhett and a host of unforgettable characters go from tragedy to triumph in an action-packed saga of international scope
Style: serious, stylized, captivating, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, parents and children, couples, couple relations, family relations, romance, society, fall in love, infidelity, civil war, star crossed lovers, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: europe, ireland, london, england, georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
North and South (1985)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 561 min.
Story: Two friends, one northern and one southern, struggle to maintain their friendship as events build towards the American Civil War.
Style: epic, atmospheric, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: american civil war, civil war, slavery, espionage, friendship, family feud, love and romance, military, rivalry, military life, love affair, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, victorian era, 1860s, 1840s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Jewel in the Crown (1984)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 778 min.
Story: The British Raj: though their position seems secure, thoughtful English men and women know that "their" time in India is coming to an end. The story begins with an unjust arrest for rape, and the consequences of this echo through the ...
Style: epic, gloomy, atmospheric, sincere, stylized ...
Plot: forbidden love, abortion, politics, police brutality, racism, rape, love and romance, intrigue, culture clash, corrupt officer, untimely death, manners ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 1940s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.4
 5K
Birdsong (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 165 min.
Story: As an English soldier fights in the horrific trenches of northern France, he is haunted by the memories of his forbidden love affair with a French woman.
Style: realistic, epic, serious, stylized, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: soldier, war, love affair, lovers, couples, military, lovers apart, love and romance, romance, army, young lovers, trench warfare ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Doctor Zhivago (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 226 min.
Story: Young and beautiful Lara is loved by three men: a revolutionary, a mogul, and a doctor. Their lives become intertwined with the drama of Russian revolution. Doctor Zhivago is still married when he meets Lara. Their love story is unfolding against ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, epic
Plot: forbidden love, missing person, betrayal, infidelity, tragic love, rebelliousness, couple relations, love triangle, rebellion, political unrest, romance, state affairs ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.6
 3K
1864 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History, War
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 57 min.
Story: When Austria and Prussia declare war on Denmark, two brothers are called to serve in the bloodiest battle in Denmark's history.
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, captivating, epic
Plot: war, love triangle, siblings relations, life is a bitch, military, soldier, danger, political unrest, family relations, wartime life, love and romance, battle zone ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: denmark, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Daniel Deronda (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 210 min.
Story: Daniel Deronda is a British television serial drama adapted by Andrew Davies from the George Eliot novel of the same name. The serial was directed by Tom Hooper, produced by Louis Marks, and was first broadcast in three parts on BBC One from 23 ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: drowning, singer, betrayal, ambition, gambling, unlikely couple, couple relations, rise to the top, artists and showbiz, social differences, showbiz, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, 1870s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.3
 481
Anna Karenina (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
Story: To help her brother mend his failing marriage, young Russian beauty Anna Karenina - who's married to eminent nobleman Alexei Karenin - leaves St. Petersburg for Moscow, where she meets the dashing Count Vronsky. They soon fall madly in love, ...
Style: serious, emotional, captivating, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: unsupportive spouse, crumbling marriage, unfulfilled love, dysfunctional family, betrayal, society, media sensation, romance, couple relations, destructive relationship, unfulfillment, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.9
 912
Anzac Girls (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The unique, and rarely told true stories of Australian and New Zealand nurses serving at Gallipoli and the Western Front during the First World War.
Style: emotional, stylized, serious, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: human spirit, military life, fall in love, tragic love, military, soldier, battles, wartime life, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: egypt, france, greece, australia, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.5
 7K
Red Sorghum (1988)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: China
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An old leper who owned a remote sorghum winery dies. Jiu'er, the wife bought by the leper, and her lover, identified only as "my Grandpa" by the narrator, take over the winery and set up an idealized quasi-matriarchal community headed ...
Style: tense, serious, sincere, emotional, epic ...
Plot: political unrest, love affair, couples, society, love and romance, couple relations, wartime life, unfulfillment, war, village life, state affairs, village ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1940s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: china, asia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.7
 27K
North & South (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 235 min.
Story: North & South is a British television drama serial, produced by the BBC and originally broadcast in four episodes on BBC One in November and December 2004. It follows the story of Margaret Hale, a young woman from southern England who has to ...
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fall in love, social differences, love and romance, love affair, rich and poor, prejudice, couple relations, pride and honor, initially antagonists, unlikely couple, young woman, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1850s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Devil's Whore (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Set between the years 1642 and 1660, "The Devil's Whore" charts the progress of the English Civil War through the eyes of the a 17 year old girl, the fictional Angelica Fanshawe.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating, epic
Plot: treason, political unrest, dishonesty, battles, rebellion, civil war, sexual tension, revolution, soldier, throne, military, war ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Anna and the King (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The story of the romance between the King of Siam (now Thailand) and the widowed British school teacher Anna Leonowens during the 1860s. Anna teaches the children and becomes romanced by the King. She convinces him that a man can be loved by just ...
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, emotional, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love and romance, royal family, fall in love, interracial relations, opposites attract, politics, culture clash, forbidden love, royal court, parents and children, couple relations, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: thailand, asia, burma, southeast asia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Victoria & Albert (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The passionate love story that was Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's lengthy marriage. Beginning in 1837, the year of King William IV's death and 18-year-old Victoria's ascension to the throne, the series charts the tumultuous period ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: royal family, love and romance, queen victoria, head of state, state affairs, royal court, husband wife relationship, political unrest, couple relations, romance, rise to the top, british empire ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Edward & Mrs. Simpson (1978)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: While still the Prince of Wales, the future Edward VIII meets the married American socialite, Wallis Simpson. Their relationship causes furor in the palace and in parliament, especially when King George V dies, Mrs. Simpson gets divorced, and King ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: true love, politics, royal family, couples, head of state, moral dilemma, social differences, society, clergy, follow your dream, state affairs, love and romance ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Forsyte Saga (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Adaptation from John Galsworthy's novels.
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic, touching ...
Plot: love affair, love and romance, rich and poor, dysfunctional family, intrigue, couples, family problems, unfulfilled love, romance, unfulfillment, siblings relations, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 20th century, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.5
 1K
New Worlds (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Story: The 1680s bring a new king, Restoration and more tyranny. In Massachusetts, a robber's son falls for an anti-monarchist. In England, young lady falls for an outlaw.
Style: serious, stylized, emotional, captivating, realistic
Plot: state affairs, rebellion, idealism, political unrest, head of state, society, social differences, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, duke, treason ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, massachusetts, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
North and South, Book II (1986)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 570 min.
Story: The continuing saga of the Hazards and the Mains. The Hazards are from the North and the Mains from the South. George Hazard and Orry Main met at West Point and fought in the Mexican American war together becoming fast friends. Now they find ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, family saga
Plot: american civil war, civil war, slavery, friendship, romance, wartime life, war, friends, military life, society, espionage, best friends ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Way We Live Now (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
Story: The Way We Live Now is a 2001 four-part television adaptation of the Anthony Trollope novel The Way We Live Now. The serial was first broadcast on the BBC and was directed by David Yates, written by Andrew Davies and produced by Nigel ...
Style: serious, witty, biting, realistic
Plot: society, intrigue, lifestyle, rich and poor, prejudice, fall in love, couples, love and romance, life is a bitch, rise to the top, couple relations, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1800s, victorian era
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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The Forsyte Saga (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 276 min.
Story: In 2002, the first two books and the first interlude of John Galsworthy's trilogy The Forsyte Saga were adapted by Granada Television for the ITV network. Additional funding for this production was provided by American PBS station WGBH, the ...
Style: touching, stylized, realistic, serious
Plot: couple relations, love affair, high society, social differences, society, love and romance, parents and children, rich and poor, family relations, dysfunctional family, bohemian life, architect ...
Time: 19th century, 20s, victorian, 20th century, 1900s ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All (1994)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Lucy married at the turn of the last century, when she was fifteen and her husband was fifty. If Colonel William Marsden was a veteran of the "War for Southern Independence", Lucy became a "veteran of the veteran" with a unique ...
Style: epic, touching, sentimental, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: american civil war, romance, love and romance, war, couple relations, self discovery, americana, society, wooing, couples, nightmare, civil war ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The White Queen (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of the Wars of the Roses, the series is the story of the women caught up in the protracted conflict for the throne of England.
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: queen, royal court, royal family, love and romance, intrigue, king, betrayal, aristocracy, palaces castles and temples, throne, rivalry, marriage ...
Time: 15th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 8.1
 62K
The Tudors (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Tudors is a history-based drama series following the young, vibrant King Henry VIII, a competitive and lustful monarch who navigates the intrigues of the English court and the human heart with equal vigor and justifiable suspicion.
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, sexual, factual ...
Plot: royal family, queen, intrigue, betrayal, love triangle, royal court, couple relations, king, womanizer, historical character, power struggle, politics ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, renaissance
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Far Pavilions (1984)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 315 min.
Story: Story of forbidden love in 1800's India set against the revolution for India's freedom from England.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: forbidden love, adventure, love triangle, politics, betrayal, fall in love, royal family, heroes, love affair, couples, dishonesty, political unrest ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: india, england, asia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.5
 3K
Olga (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Brazil
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Based upon the true story of Olga Benário, the German-born wife of Brazilian communist leader Luís Carlos Prestes. During the dictatorship of Getúlio Vargas (1930-1945) she was arrested and sent to Nazi Germany, where she was put to death in a ...
Style: serious, emotional, bleak, realistic, captivating
Plot: prison life, concentration camp, state affairs, war, romance, against humanity, confined, wartime life, couple relations, love affair, fall in love, revolution ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: europe, germany, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 8.1
 3K
Jane Eyre (1983)
Genre: Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: After living a miserable life with her aunt, orphaned Jane Eyre is sent to Lowood, a residential school for children of limited means. Jane takes the advice of her friend and over many years takes her studies seriously, eventually advertising for a ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, orphan, couple relations, fall in love, dark hero, rich and poor, society, attic, governess, social differences, estate, haunted by the past ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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