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The Music Lovers (1971)
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The Music Lovers (1971)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Composer, conductor and teacher Peter Ilych Tchaikovsky struggles against his homosexual tendencies by marrying, but unfortunately he chooses a wonky, nymphomaniac girl whom he cannot satisfy.
Style: psychological, sexual, atmospheric, sexy, serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: composer, music, obsession, sexual relations, romance, couple relations, love triangle, tragic love, life is a bitch, love and romance, infidelity, destructive relationship, fall in love, mentally unstable, love affair, artists and showbiz, couples, musician's life, lifestyle, gender, sex addict, gays and lesbians, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, warning ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s, 1890s, victorian
Place: england, russia, london, europe, moscow russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and captivating films with plots about couples, love and romance, artists and showbiz, couple relations, infidelity, romance and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Drama, Biography and Music genres. Some movies like The Music Lovers: Salome's Last Dance (1988), Mahler (1974), The Romantic Englishwoman (1975), Bride of the Wind (2001), Telstar: The Joe Meek Story (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Salome's Last Dance (1988)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Oscar Wilde watches an outrageous staging of his banned play "Salome" at a London brothel, with parts played by prostitutes, Wilde's host, his lover Bosey, and Lady Alice.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, sexual, humorous, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, prostitute, brothel, gay, destructive relationship, sexual relations, couple relations, unfulfilled love, celebrity culture, couples, oracle, lifestyle ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s
Place: london
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Mahler (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The film begins on a train journey with Gustav Mahler (Robert Powell) and his wife Alma (Georgina Hale) confronting their failing marriage. The story is then recounted in a series of flashbacks (some of which are surrealistic and nightmarish), ...
Style: stylized, sincere, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: family relations, train, classical music, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, artists and showbiz, prodigy, musician's life, society, couples, family problems, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1890s, turn of the century
Place: austria, europe
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The Romantic Englishwoman (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: What is real and what is fiction? Faced with writer's block with his novel, Lewis Fielding turns to a film script about a woman finding herself after his wife Elizabeth returns from Baden Baden. She didn't quite find herself there but had ...
Style: psychological, humorous, thought provoking, light, captivating ...
Plot: novelist, poet, manipulation, infidelity, family problems, dishonesty, romance, lifestyle, love triangle, destructive relationship, drug smuggling, writer's block ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe
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Bride of the Wind (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Austria
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A biopic of Alma Mahler, the wife of composer Gustav Mahler (as well as Walter Gropius and Franz Werfel), and the mistress of Oskar Kokoschka.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, realistic, serious
Plot: fall in love, family relations, infidelity, prodigy, opposites attract, lifestyle, ambition, love affair, couples, remarry, romance, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 1890s, turn of the century
Place: austria, new york, vienna, europe
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58%
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Telstar: The Joe Meek Story (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Set against a backdrop of early 60's London, Telstar is the story of the world's first independent record producer, Joe Meek. A maverick genius who enjoyed phenomenal success with Telstar - the biggest selling record of it's time - ...
Style: serious, touching, captivating, realistic
Plot: prodigy, musician's life, rise and fall, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, recording studio, creator, music, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians, ambition, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, london
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57%
Women in Love (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Close friends Rupert Birkin and Gerald Crich begin romances with siblings Ursula and Gudrun Brangwen. After the couples wed, they take a joint honeymoon to Switzerland, where things begin happily -- but they become increasingly complicated as the ...
Style: sexual, sexy, erotic, realistic, serious ...
Plot: wrestling, love triangle, romance, friendship, crumbling marriage, gender, love and romance, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians, society, tragic love, sexual relations ...
Time: 1920s, 70s
Place: england, europe, alps, swiss alps, paris france
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Copying Beethoven (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA, Germany, Hungary
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A fictionalised exploration of Beethoven's life in his final days working on his Ninth Symphony. It is 1824. Beethoven is racing to finish his new symphony. However, it has been years since his last success and he is plagued by deafness, ...
Style: realistic, captivating, touching, serious, stylized
Plot: composer, musician, performance, pianist, mute or deaf, classical music, musician's life, contests and competitions, romance, love and romance, respect, fighting illness ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: austria, europe, germany, vienna
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Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Recently divorced career woman Alex Greville begins a romantic relationship with glamorous mod artist Bob Elkin, fully aware that he's also intimately involved with middle-aged doctor Daniel Hirsh. For both Alex and Daniel, the younger man ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, touching, sincere ...
Plot: love triangle, gay, romance, artist, youth, marijuana, bisexuality, sociologist, doctor, wealth, sexuality, divorce ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, england, california
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Nora (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, Italy, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1904, in Dublin, James Joyce chats up Nora Barnacle, a hotel maid recently come from Galway. She enchants him with her frank, direct and uninhibited manner, and before long, he's convinced her to come with him to Trieste, where he has a job ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: love affair, writer's life, lifestyle, novelist, romance, society, love triangle, couple relations, family problems, artists and showbiz, sexual relations, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: ireland, italy, europe, dublin ireland
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Impromptu (1991)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1830s France, pianist/composer Frédéric Chopin is pursued romantically by the determined, individualistic woman who uses the name George Sand.
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: fall in love, duel, cross dressing, romance, musician's life, love and romance, music, opposites attract, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, uninvited guest ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1830s
Place: france, europe, london, england
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46%
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Carrington (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story of the relationship between painter Dora Carrington and author Lytton Strachey in a World War One England of cottages and countryside. Although platonic due to Strachey's homosexuality, the relationship was nevertheless a deep and ...
Style: sexy, sexual, emotional, touching, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: conscientious objector, painter, soldier, polyamory, romance, friendship, bittersweet, couples, platonic, friends, couple relations, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 1910s, victorian era, 1930s, 1920s, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe, london, wales, venice
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Lisztomania (1975)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A send-up of the bawdy life of Romantic composer/piano virtuoso Franz Liszt, with ubiquitous phallic imagery and a good portion of the film devoted to Liszt's "friendship" with fellow composer Richard Wagner. The film begins during ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating, biting ...
Plot: ambition, revolution, bondage, composer, opposites attract, desire for fame, musician's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, lifestyle, rising to stardom, prodigy ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Immortal Beloved (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The life and death of the legendary Ludwig van Beethoven. Beside all the work he is known for, the composer once wrote a famous love letter to a nameless beloved and the movie tries to find out who this beloved was. Not easy as Beethoven has had ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: pianist, letter, secretary, investigation, uncle nephew relationship, composer, music, musician, historical character, couples, obsessive quest, romance ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1820s
Place: austria, europe, hungary
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Wilde (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Japan, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story of Oscar Wilde, genius, poet, playwright and the First Modern Man. The self-realisation of his homosexuality caused Wilde enormous torment as he juggled marriage, fatherhood and responsibility with his obsessive love for Lord Alfred ...
Style: homoerotic, touching, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: homosexuality, gay, gay lead character, obsession, gays and lesbians, hypocrisy, courtroom drama, male homosexuality, writer's life, prison, gay slur, gay relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 90s
Place: england, europe, ireland, london
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Lady Caroline Lamb (1972)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Lady Caroline Lamb, dissatisfied in her marriage, has an affair with the dashing Romantic poet Lord Byron.
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, serious
Plot: politics, love triangle, infidelity, obsession, couples, unfulfillment, intrigue, dishonesty, prodigy, society, state affairs, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: europe, england, rome italy
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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 ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
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41%
Hilary and Jackie (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The tragic story of world-renowned cellist Jacqueline du Pré, as told from the point of view of her sister, flautist Hilary du Pré-Finzi.
Style: emotional, captivating, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: sex with brother in law, prodigy, family relations, career, sibling rivalry, multiple sclerosis, sister sister relationship, cellist, music, musician, musician's life, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england
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Blue (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Japan
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Against a plain, unchanging blue screen, a densely interwoven soundtrack of voices, sound effects and music attempt to convey a portrait of Derek Jarman's experiences with AIDS, both literally and allegorically, together with an exploration of ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, factual, thought provoking ...
Plot: aids, terminal illness, death, autobiography, gender, infidelity, church, private detective, lone wolves, unfulfillment, mentally unstable, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, asia
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41%
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The Invisible Woman (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In 1857, at the height of his fame and fortune, novelist and social critic Charles Dickens meets and falls in love with teenage stage actress Nelly Ternan. As she becomes the focus of his heart and mind, as well as his muse, painful secrecy is the ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: writer's life, older man younger woman relationship, charles dickens, love affair, forbidden love, introspection, couples, couple relations, infidelity, romance, marital discord, secret ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1850s
Place: london, england, europe
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Isadora (1968)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her attitudes on free love, debt, dress, and lifestyle shocked the public of ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, sexual, sexy
Plot: ballet, dancing, dancer, love and romance, rebellion, against the rules, gender, dancer's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, performer's life, love affair ...
Time: year 1900, 1920s, 19th century, 1890s, 20th century
Place: europe, paris france, chicago illinois, russia, berlin germany ...
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Henry & June (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 136 min.
Story: While traveling in Paris, author Henry Miller and his wife, June, meet Anais Nin, and sexual sparks fly as Nin starts an affair with the openly bisexual June. When June is forced to return to the U.S., she gives Nin her blessing to sleep with her ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, melancholic, sexual ...
Plot: love triangle, strong sexual content, romance, love affair, couple relations, writer's life, love and romance, womanizer, lifestyle, sexual relations, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1932, year 1931
Place: paris france, europe
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Worried About the Boy (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In 1980 young George O'Dowd baffles his parents with his love of frocks and make-up and moves into a squat with kindred spirit Peter, who dresses as Marilyn Monroe and calls himself Marilyn. They make a splash at Steve Strange's trendy ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, captivating, flamboyance
Plot: rise and fall, lifestyle, ambition, musician's life, desire for fame, rising to stardom, music band, love and romance, anti conformity, drug abuse, love affair, addiction ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
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De-Lovely (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: From Paris to Venice to Broadway to Hollywood, the lives of Cole Porter and his wife, Linda were never less than glamorous and wildly unconventional. And though Cole's thirst for life strained their marriage, Linda never stopped being his muse, ...
Style: stylized, captivating, atmospheric, lyrical, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, infidelity, disability, terminal illness, rehearsal, lifestyle, musician's life, ambition, rise to the top, couple relations, fall in love, showbiz ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, 50s, 1940s
Place: new york, venice, usa, paris france, indiana ...
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Topsy-Turvy (1999)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History, Music, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: After their production "Princess Ida" meets with less-than-stunning reviews, the relationship between Gilbert and Sullivan is strained to breaking. Their friends and associates attempt to get the two to work together again, which opens the ...
Style: talky, witty, touching, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: rehearsal, theater, prostitute, music, opera, disagreement, friends, artist, creator, bohemian life, performance, creative block ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
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37%
Chopin: Desire for Love (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Music
Country: Poland
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The biography of world famous Polish composer Fryderyk Chopin.
Style: sentimental, captivating, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: composer, prodigy, lifestyle, musician's life, opposites attract, love affair, couples, society, romance, fall in love, destructive relationship, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: poland, siberia, warsaw poland, mallorca, paris france
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36%
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Paradise Found (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Australia, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Paradise Found is a biography about the painter Paul Gauguin. Focusing on his personal conflict between citizen life and his family life and the art scene in Frane. In an incredible imagery montage Gauguin manages to make a successful living in the ...
Style: realistic, serious, scenic, contemplative
Plot: obsessive quest, prodigy, lifestyle, survival, ambition, tragic hero, rise and fall, love and romance, life is a bitch, obsession, love affair, destiny ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1870s
Place: paris france, tahiti, france, europe
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Farinelli (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: France, Italy, Belgium, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Farinelli is a 1994 biopic film about the life and career of Italian opera singer Farinelli, considered one of the greatest castrato singers of all time.
Style: realistic, touching, heartbreaking, factual, emotional ...
Plot: opera, opera singer, music, brother brother relationship, eunuch, siblings relations, art, life philosophy, destiny, culture clash, nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, london, napoli italy, madrid, italy ...
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King of Salsa (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The rise and fall of salsa singer, Héctor Lavoe (1946-1993), as told from the perspective of his wife Puchi, who looks back from 2002.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, disturbing, sentimental
Plot: dancing, ambition, musician's life, artists and showbiz, showbiz, music, lifestyle, romance, rise and fall, life is a bitch, drug abuse, salsa ...
Time: 70s, 60s
Place: new york, usa, puerto rico
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Onegin (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the opulent St. Petersburg of the Empire period, Eugene Onegin is a jaded but dashing aristocrat - a man often lacking in empathy, who suffers from restlessness, melancholy and, finally, regret. Through his best friend Lensky, Onegin is ...
Style: atmospheric, clever, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, forbidden love, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, unrequited love, obsession, tragic love, countryside, love affair, soldier ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, victorian era, 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, london, tokyo
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Savage Nights (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Jean is young, gay, and promiscuous. Only after he meets one or two women, including Laura does he come to realize his bisexuality. Jean has to overcome a personal crisis and a tough choice between Laura and his male lover Samy.
Style: sexy, sexual, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: gay, racism, bittersweet, couples, life is a bitch, dishonesty, love and romance, gender, romance, gays and lesbians, society, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france
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