Movies like Maudie

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Maudie (2016)
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Maudie (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, Ireland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An unlikely romance in which the reclusive Everett Lewis hires a fragile yet determined woman named Maudie to be his housekeeper. Maudie, bright-eyed but hunched with crippled hands, yearns to be independent, to live away from her protective family and she also yearns, passionately, to create art. Unexpectedly, Everett finds himself falling in love. Based on a true story,
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, disturbing, based on true events
Plot: disability, happiness, painter, talent, painting, husband wife relationship, art, marriage, housekeeper, doctors, romance, dog, forest, truck, handicapped, snow, hospital, violence against women, fisherman, baby, lie, poverty, artist, family secret, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 20th century
Place: canada, nova scotia, nova scotia, canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and touching films with plots about couples, painter, artist, painting, artists and showbiz, love and romance and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres. Some movies like Maudie: Frida (2002), Summer in February (2013), Big Eyes (2014), Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003), Seraphine (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Frida (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: "Frida" chronicles the life Frida Kahlo shared unflinchingly and openly with Diego Rivera, as the young couple took the art world by storm. From her complex and enduring relationship with her mentor and husband to her illicit and ...
Style: colourful, stylized, sincere, serious, emotional ...
Plot: bohemian life, painter, art, feminism, lifestyle, couple relations, jealousy, artist, painting, lesbian love, disability, lesbian interest ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1940s, 1920s
Place: mexico, latin america, paris france, new york, manhattan new york city ...
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Summer in February (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Newlyn School of artists flourished at the beginning of the 20th Century and the film focuses on the wild and bohemian Lamorna Group, which included Alfred Munnings and Laura and Harold Knight. The incendiary anti-Modernist Munnings, now ...
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, serious, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, lifestyle, love affair, family relations, couples, romance, love and romance, dishonesty, couple relations, fall in love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, edwardian era, year 1915, year 1914 ...
Place: cornwall, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
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Big Eyes (2014)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of the awakening of the painter, Margaret Keane, her phenomenal success in the 1950s, and the subsequent legal difficulties she had with her husband, who claimed credit for her works in the 1960s.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, serious, sentimental, suspense ...
Plot: art, painter, painting, plagiarism, ambition, court case, unsupportive spouse, couple relations, creativity, greed, marriage, courtroom ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, year 1949, post world war two ...
Place: hawaii, san francisco, california, usa, northern california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Luxembourg, France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This film, adapted from a work of fiction by author Tracy Chevalier, tells a story about the events surrounding the creation of the painting "Girl With A Pearl Earring" by 17th century Dutch master Johannes Vermeer. A young peasant maid ...
Style: thought provoking, enigmatic, sincere, stylized, serious ...
Plot: painting, painter, master and servant, maid, art, sexual tension, artist, fall in love, society, jealousy, new job, couple relations ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Seraphine (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The tragic story of French naïve painter Séraphine Louis aka Séraphine de Senlis (1864-1942), a humble servant who becomes a gifted self-taught painter. Discovered by prominent critic and collector William Uhde, she came to prominence between the ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, surprise ending, stylized ...
Plot: art collector, painter, art, artist, painting, anti conformity, mental illness, lifestyle, art dealer, art critic, art exhibition, maid ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s, pre world war one, 1930s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
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Breathe (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Robin, a handsome, brilliant and adventurous man whose life takes a dramatic turn when polio leaves him paralyzed.
Style: factual, compassionate, sentimental, sad, realistic ...
Plot: disability, paralysis, supportive spouse, illness, polio, husband wife relationship, adaptation, human spirit, twins, countryside, baby boy, love ...
Time: year 1973, year 1971, year 1970, year 1965, year 1960 ...
Place: germany, spain, england, africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
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The Danish Girl (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Germany, Denmark, Belgium, Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When Gerda Wegener asks her husband Einar to fill in as a portrait model, Einar discovers the person she's meant to be and begins living her life as Lili Elbe. Having realized her true self and with Gerda's love and support, Lili embarks ...
Style: captivating, serious, emotional, touching, heartbreaking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: transsexual, lgbt, art, couple relations, gays and lesbians, artist, painter, society, love and romance, gender, gay, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: denmark, copenhagen, paris france, europe, brussels ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Theory of Everything (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The Theory of Everything is the extraordinary story of one of the world’s greatest living minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde.
Style: uplifting, touching, emotional, compassionate, sincere ...
Plot: genius, prodigy, disability, against the odds, fall in love, cambridge university, love, supportive spouse, handicapped, life is a bitch, couples, physical disability ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 90s, 80s
Place: oxford university, england, united kingdom
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100%
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Sylvia (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Story of the relationship between the poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, psychological, depressing ...
Plot: infidelity, writer's life, tragic love, couple relations, romance, crumbling marriage, family problems, couples, love, artists and showbiz, adultery, suicide ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
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Pollock (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In August of 1949, Life Magazine ran a banner headline that begged the question: "Jackson Pollock: Is he the greatest living painter in the United States?" The film is a look back into the life of an extraordinary man, a man who has ...
Style: emotional, inspirational, intellectual, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: painter, artist, alcohol abuse, painting, art, bohemian life, supportive spouse, rise and fall, addiction, self destructing, lifestyle, ambition ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, year 1950, year 1949 ...
Place: new york, usa, long island, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Gauguin: Voyage to Tahiti (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Paul Gauguin feels smothered by the atmosphere prevailing in Paris in the year 1891. Around him, everything is so artificial and conventional: he needs authenticity to renew his art. Failing to convince his wife Mette and his five children to follow ...
Style: realistic, captivating, sincere, serious
Plot: painter, interracial romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, painting, husband wife conflict, heart attack, money problems, wilderness, nudity (full frontal - brief), interracial relations, horse, fishing ...
Time: 19th century
Place: tahiti, paris france, polynesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 12K
Modigliani (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Romania, France, Italy
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Set in Paris in 1919, biopic centers on the life of late Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani, focusing on his last days as well as his rivalry with Pablo Picasso. Modigliani, a Jew, has fallen in love with Jeanne, a young and beautiful Catholic girl. ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, factual, melancholic ...
Plot: painter, prodigy, life is a bitch, couple relations, tragic hero, tragic love, addiction, painting, romance, couples, uninhibited rivalry, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
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Radioactive (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA, China, Hungary
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tells the story of Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie and her extraordinary scientific discoveries — through the prism of her marriage to husband Pierre — and the seismic and transformative effects their discovery of radium had on the 20th century.
Style: harsh, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: chemistry, nobel prize, radiation, nuclear, scientific research, radioactivity, science, scientific discovery, backfire, plan, nuclear power, nuclear threat ...
Time: year 1986, year 1957, year 1961, year 1934, year 1945
Place: sweden, chernobyl, france, hiroshima japan, stockholm sweden ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Great Expectations (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Loosely based on the Charles Dickens' classic novel, "Great Expectations" is a sensual tale of a young man's unforgettable passage into manhood, and the three individuals who will undeniably change his life forever. Through the ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, romantic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: childhood, artist, destiny, romance, fall in love, inheritance, painting, stranger, understanding, social differences, convict, orphan ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s, 80s, 19th century ...
Place: florida, new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Colors of Passion (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A look a the life of 19th century Indian painter Raja Ravi Varma.
Style: stylized, meditative, atmospheric, emotional
Plot: nude painting, painter, god, goddess, love, painting, art, muse, patron, artist, controversy, passion ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.9
 72K
My Left Foot (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In this true story told through flashbacks, Christy Brown is born with crippling cerebral palsy into a poor, working-class Irish family. Able only to control movement in his left foot and to speak in guttural sounds, he is mistakenly believed to be ...
Style: sincere, captivating, uplifting, biting, thought provoking ...
Plot: handicapped, cerebral palsy, paralysis, disability, irish, poet, human spirit, working class, artist, painting, family relations, writer's life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.8
 5K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.3
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Tom & Viv (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story of the marriage of the poet TS Eliot to socialite Vivienne Haigh-Wood, which had to cope with her gynaeological and emotional problems and his growing fame.
Style: psychological, emotional, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: couples, honeymoon, family relations, family problems, romance, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, love and romance, writer's life, family life ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london, california
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22%
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Shadowlands (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned writer and professor, leads a passionless life until he meets spirited poet Joy Gresham
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, sincere, factual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, poet, fall in love, college, romance, writer's life, couple relations, bachelor, oxford, husband wife relationship, attic, honest ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
A Soul Haunted by Painting (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: China, France, Taiwan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: At the beginning of the twentieth century, Yu-liang leaves a brothel in a small Chinese town, to become the second wife of Mr. Pan. While Pan is away at the revolution in Yunnan, Yu-liang learns to paint and takes art classes at the Shanghai Art ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, sexual, sexy
Plot: performer's life, artists and showbiz, ambition, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, romance, rise to the top, haunted by the past, road not taken, celebrity culture, couples, prostitute ...
Place: paris france, europe, asia, france, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Mr. and Mrs. Loving (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A moving and uplifting drama about the effects of interracial marriage in the 1960s. Friends since childhood, and loved by both families, this couple are exiled after their wedding and have to wage a courageous battle to find their place in America ...
Style: thought provoking, uplifting, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: interracial relations, racism, fighting the system, wedding, interracial marriage, marriage, miscegenation, white male black female relationship, discrimination, courtroom drama, social differences, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s, 60s
Place: virginia, usa, southern usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Passion of Ayn Rand (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The rather eccentric (especially in her thinking) author of "The Fountainhead" and "Atlas Shrugged" becomes involved with a much younger, and married man... to the dismay of those close to her.
Style: sexual, sentimental, touching, emotional, serious ...
Plot: couples, love triangle, writers, russian woman, infidelity, psychologist, philosopher, jewish woman, older woman younger man relationship, prodigy, love and romance, society ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 80s, 70s, 1940s
Place: california, manhattan new york city, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Other Side of the Mountain: Part II (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Other Side of the Mountain Part 2 is a 1978 film directed by Larry Peerce. It stars Marilyn Hassett and Timothy Bottoms. It is a sequel to The Other Side of the Mountain
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, sincere, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: paralysis, romance, hopes, unfulfillment, love and romance, life is a bitch, misfit, disability, tragic love, love affair, fall in love, human spirit ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Renoir (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Côte d’Azur. 1915. In his twilight years, Pierre-Auguste Renoir is tormented by the loss of his wife, the pains of arthritic old age and the terrible news that his son Jean has been wounded in action. But when a young girl miraculously enters ...
Style: sincere, touching, scenic, sentimental, stylized ...
Plot: painter, famous painting, painting, fall in love, self discovery, model, love and romance, father son relationship, old age, redhead girl, inspiration, anti conformity ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1915
Place: cote d'azur, france, europe, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.0
 14K
At First Sight (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A blind man has an operation to regain his sight at the urging of his girlfriend and must deal with the changes to his life.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, bittersweet, hopes, starting over, love and romance, fall in love, resort, couple relations, sexual content, couples, blindness, love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Strait Story (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The year is 1943 and Taiwan is under Japanese colonization. After finishing his studies in Japan, famous Taiwanese sculptor and painter Ching-Cheng Huang receives an offer to teach in Beiping Art School. He decides to visit friends and family back ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, captivating
Plot: painter, painting, sculptor, historical event, death, world war two, japanese occupation, tragic event, love, ship, pianist, illness ...
Time: year 1943
Place: japan, taiwan, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Vincent & Theo (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Netherlands, UK, Germany, Italy, USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The tragic story of Vincent van Gogh broadened by focusing as well on his brother Theodore, who helped support Vincent. Based on the letters written between the two.
Style: touching, psychological, scenic, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: obsession, painter, brother brother relationship, poverty, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, prodigy, genius, drawing, art, famous painting, syphilis ...
Time: 19th century, 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, holland, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.0
 29K
Miss Potter (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of Beatrix Potter, the author of the beloved and best-selling children's book, "The Tale of Peter Rabbit", and her struggle for love, happiness and success.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: snobbism, writer's life, family relations, first love, painting, rabbit, lifestyle, forbidden love, success, unsupportive parent, fall in love, social differences ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century, 90s, edwardian era ...
Place: england, london, europe, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Surviving Picasso (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The passionate Merchant-Ivory drama tells the story of Francoise Gilot, the only lover of Pablo Picasso who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty and move on with her life.
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, emotional, intense ...
Plot: womanizer, painter, love triangle, older man younger woman relationship, infidelity, mistress, physical abuse, couple relations, artist, love and romance, love affair, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 50s, 20th century
Place: paris france, poland, europe, france, provence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Helen Keller: The Miracle Continues (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in 1898, Cambridge, Massachusetts, depicts Annie Sullivan Macy supporting her student Helen Keller at Radcliffe College.
Style: captivating, uplifting, realistic, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: disability, power relations, against the odds, human spirit, college, teachers and students, mute or deaf, misfit, youth, love and romance, hopes, dedicated educator ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%