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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: aristocracy, society, war, love and romance, state affairs, 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, state affairs and social differences mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like War & Peace: Doctor Zhivago (2002), Magnificent Century (2011), Anna and the King (1999), Scarlett (1994), North and South (1985). 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: stylized, captivating, epic, emotional, romantic ...
Plot: aristocracy, war, love triangle, tragic love, social differences, romance, couple relations, wartime life, true love, invasion, betrayal, family crisis ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, rebelliousness, tragic love, couple relations, rebellion, love triangle, dishonesty, state affairs, romance ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917
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, realistic, serious, emotional, based on true events ...
Plot: royal family, intrigue, love and romance, political unrest, couple relations, state affairs, political intrigue, power struggle, sultan, war, battles, palace intrigue ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: royal family, love and romance, fall in love, interracial relations, opposites attract, culture clash, social differences, politics, royal court, forbidden love, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: thailand, asia, burma, southeast asia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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, couples, family life, leadership, military, prince, battles, family relations, society ...
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, realistic, serious, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: redemption, betrayal, love triangle, ballet, true love, emperor, battles, love and romance, romance, wartime life, hopes, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, atlanta georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: realistic, exciting, captivating, serious, emotional ...
Plot: american civil war, civil war, friendship, espionage, love and romance, family feud, slavery, military base, love triangle, foe turned friend, best friends, military ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, victorian era, 1860s, 1840s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, realistic, emotional, stylized, serious ...
Plot: forbidden love, abortion, police brutality, racism, politics, rape, false accusation, imperialism, love and romance, romance, disgraced, state affairs ...
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, emotional, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: soldier, love affair, war, lovers apart, love and romance, romance, young lovers, military, couples, army, lovers, infidelity ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: drowning, singer, social differences, aristocracy, showbiz, couples, love affair, dishonesty, unlikely couple, society, working class, gambling ...
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: touching, gloomy, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, unsupportive spouse, media sensation, unfulfilled love, tragic hero, family problems, romance, destructive relationship, love and romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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, epic, captivating
Plot: war, love triangle, siblings relations, love affair, political unrest, military life, family relations, battles, state affairs, wartime life, love and romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: denmark, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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: captivating, realistic, emotional, serious, stylized ...
Plot: human spirit, military life, soldier, military, tragic love, love and romance, hopes, war, fall in love, battles, life is a bitch, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: greece, france, egypt, new zealand, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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, emotional, sincere, serious, epic ...
Plot: love affair, political unrest, couples, society, love and romance, wartime life, village life, unfulfillment, state affairs, couple relations, war, village ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1940s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: china, asia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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, couple relations, love affair, rich and poor, love and romance, prejudice, pride and honor, initially antagonists, unlikely couple, young woman, society ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1850s
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: stylized, emotional, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: state affairs, society, social differences, family relations, political unrest, head of state, idealism, rebellion, parents and children, love and romance, rent, colony ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, massachusetts, new 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: love and romance, royal family, queen victoria, head of state, state affairs, royal court, husband wife relationship, political unrest, romance, couple relations, rise to the top, british empire ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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: realistic, captivating, serious, stylized, epic
Plot: soldier, treason, battles, war, state affairs, civil war, sexual tension, revolution, throne, military, betrayal, aristocracy ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: head of state, couples, unfulfillment, state affairs, follow your dream, relationship vs career, love and romance, romance, royal family, moral dilemma, family relations, power relations ...
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, realistic, touching, epic ...
Plot: love and romance, rich and poor, love affair, unfulfillment, siblings relations, parents and children, unfulfilled love, couple relations, romance, intrigue, couples, family problems ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 20th century, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
World Without End (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany, UK
Duration: 374 min.
Story: The English town of Kingsbridge works to survive as the King leads the nation into the Hundred Years' War with France while Europe deals with the outbreak of the Black Death.
Style: realistic, epic, tense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: massacre, witch, love and romance, throne, queen, state affairs, romance, lovers apart, betrayal, nun, witch hunt, dams cliffs canyons and bridges ...
Time: 14th century, middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ 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: biting, witty, serious, realistic
Plot: society, intrigue, lifestyle, rich and poor, prejudice, couples, power relations, rise to the top, couple relations, life is a bitch, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1800s, victorian era
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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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, best friends, espionage, romance, war, wartime life, society, military life, friends ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, realistic, stylized, serious
Plot: queen, royal court, royal family, aristocracy, love and romance, intrigue, king, betrayal, palaces castles and temples, rivalry, throne, marriage ...
Time: 15th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, high society, love affair, social differences, society, love and romance, parents and children, rich and poor, family relations, dysfunctional family, gem, architect ...
Time: 19th century, 20s, victorian, 20th century, edwardian era ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.4
 4K
Napoleon (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany, Italy, Canada, USA, UK, Hungary, Spain, Czech Republic
Duration: 357 min.
Story: The year is 1816, and NAPOLEON, held prisoner by the British on the island of St. Helena, is telling the young English girl BETSY his life story.
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, epic, serious ...
Plot: napoleon bonaparte, napoleonic wars, rise and fall, leadership, military, head of state, political unrest, society, ambition, politics, blind ambition, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1800s, 1810s, 1790s
Place: france, 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: captivating, stylized, serious, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: royal family, queen, intrigue, betrayal, love triangle, royal court, couple relations, king, power struggle, historical character, womanizer, 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, fall in love, interracial relations, romance, adventure, state affairs, love and romance, culture clash, intrigue, opposites attract, love triangle, racism ...
Time: victorian, 19th century
Place: india, asia, 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: touching, sentimental, epic, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: american civil war, love and romance, couple relations, wooing, couples, self discovery, romance, war, americana, society, southerner, civil war ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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