Movies and TV shows like Little Women 1970

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Little Women (1970)
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Little Women (1970)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 225 min.
Story: Adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's novel.
Plot: american civil war, sister sister relationship, coming of age, period piece
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: new england, massachusetts

Most similar movies to Little Women

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and stylized films and TV series with plots about love and romance, period piece, romance, couples, family relations, society and coming of age mostly in Drama, Romance and Family genres. Some movies like Little Women: The Glass Virgin (1995), Lark Rise to Candleford (2008), The Secret (2000), Mourning Becomes Electra (1978), Anne of Avonlea (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Little Women (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 176 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, the story follows sisters Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March on their journey from childhood to adulthood. With the help of their mother, Marmee, and while their father is away at war, the girls navigate ...
Style: uplifting, romantic, feel good, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: american civil war, coming of age, women, friendship, love story, family bonds, sister sister relationship, first love, life changing experience, love and romance, parents and children, family values ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, new england
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95%
The Glass Virgin (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Set in 1870s England, the story tells of Annabella Lagrange and the terrible secret her wealthy parents have kept from her. When she finally learns the truth, she runs away and eventually finds solace in the company of her family's former ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: romance, self discovery, youth, working class, coming of age, family relations, love and romance, prostitute, family life, couples, friendship, society
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: england
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91%
Lark Rise to Candleford (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 53 min.
Story: Set in the small hamlet of Lark Rise and the wealthier neighbouring market town, Candleford, the series chronicles the daily lives of farm-workers, craftsmen and gentry at the end of the 19th Century. Lark Rise to Candleford is a love letter to a ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, realistic, serious, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: village life, friendship, village, city country contrast, social relations, social differences, society, hopes, coming of age, family business, grief, poverty ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Little Women (1994)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With their father away as a chaplain in the Civil War, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy grow up with their mother in somewhat reduced circumstances. They are a close family who inevitably have their squabbles and tragedies. But the bond holds even when, later, ...
Style: sentimental, uplifting, romantic, sweet, touching ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: sisters, sister sister relationship, couple relations, first love, parent child relationship, family values, love and romance, parents and children, life changing experience, everyday life, civil war, young love ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts, paris france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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The Secret (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A tale of suspense and intrigue set in 19th century Tyneside, 'The Secret' is based on Catherine Cookson's only thriller novel. Freddie Musgrave's life is in turmoil when a letter implicates him in murder, things are further ...
Plot: period piece
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era, victorian england
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69%
Mourning Becomes Electra (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 290 min.
Story: In a Greek tragedy updated to the 1860s, young New Englanders exact vengeance after the murder of their father.
Plot: guilt, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, filmed play, american civil war, brother sister relationship, adultery, extramarital affair, suicide, family feud
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Anne of Avonlea (1987)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 230 min.
Story: Anne Shirley, now a schoolteacher, has begun writing stories and collecting rejection slips. She makes the acquaintance of a handsome, rich, bachelor, chases a cow, and wins (to her chagrin) a baking soda company's writing contest. She acts as ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, orphan, teachers and students, school, period piece, family, coming of age, friends, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, family relations, power relations ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: canada, usa, boston, england, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Tipping the Velvet (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Set in the 1890s, Tipping the Velvet tells the lesbian love affair between male impersonator music hall star Kitty Butler and Nan Astley.
Style: touching, sexy, realistic, stylized, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, sexual relations, fall in love, love and romance, performer's life, gays and lesbians, lesbian interest, cross dressing, coming of age, self discovery, couple relations, gender ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, 1890s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Onedin Line (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The Onedin Line is a BBC television drama series which ran from 1971 to 1980. The series was created by Cyril Abraham. The series is set in Liverpool from 1860 to 1886 and deals with the rise of a shipping line, the Onedin Line, named after its ...
Plot: brother brother relationship, cargo, sea captain, period piece, port, crew, sailor, ocean, sea, ship
Time: 19th century
Place: liverpool, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Sense & Sensibility (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 57 min.
Story: This is the acclaimed 2008 BBC adaptation of the famous Jane Austen novel. While it originally aired as a 3-part miniseries, this home video release includes a single uninterrupted version of the entire film.
Style: romanticism, classic literature, romantic, sincere, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, society, sister sister relationship, rich and poor, love and romance, love affair, romance, love, wooing, class differences, jane austen, duel ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Mansfield Park (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 261 min.
Story: Drama series based on the novel by Jane Austen. Mansfield Park is the magnificient country residence of Sir Thomas Bertram and his family. It is here that their poor relation Fanny Price is brought up. Never allowed to forget her good fortune, Fanny ...
Style: serious, realistic, witty
Plot: love and romance, rich and poor, wooing, estate, love triangle, couples, romance, family relations, romantic rivalry, sister sister relationship, adultery, cousin cousin relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Tilly Trotter (1999)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 216 min.
Story: In 1930s rural England, Tilly Trotter is the story of a young girl envied by women for her beauty, lusted after by men, accused of witchcraft and forced to rise above the prejudice of many people in her community.
Plot: english countryside, prejudice, rape, poverty, countryside, hostility, class differences, farm, english
Time: 19th century, 1930s, victorian era, 1830s
Place: northern england, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: witty, serious, biting, realistic
Plot: society, intrigue, lifestyle, rich and poor, power relations, prejudice, couples, fall in love, love and romance, life is a bitch, couple relations, rise to the top ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1800s, victorian era
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Tom Brown's Schooldays (1971)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 225 min.
Story: Tom Brown's Schooldays is a 1971 television serial adaptation of the Thomas Hughes novel of the same name. It was originally shown on the BBC1 Sunday tea time slot, which often showed adaptations of classic novels aimed at a family audience. ...
Plot: coming of age, corporal punishment, schoolyard fight, boys' school, bully, bullying
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Iron Road (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, China
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A poor but feisty Chinese woman, disguised as a boy, joins the railroad crew in the Rocky Mountains to search for her long-lost father, and falls in love with the son of the railroad tycoon.
Plot: male nudity, period piece
Time: 19th century
Place: canada, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Forsyte Saga (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Adaptation from John Galsworthy's novels.
Style: stylized, serious, epic, realistic, touching ...
Plot: love affair, love and romance, rich and poor, dysfunctional family, intrigue, family problems, couples, couple relations, parents and children, unfulfillment, power relations, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 20th century, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Dickensian (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dickensian intertwines the realm of fictional characters in Charles Dickens’ novels—including Scrooge, Fagin and Miss Havisham—in half-hour episodes, as their lives intertwine in 19th century London. The Old Curiosity Shop sits next door to ...
Plot: murder, period piece
Time: victorian england, 1840s, victorian era, 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Love for Lydia (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 780 min.
Story: This thirteen-part series explores just how painful love can be for young people. Would-be writer Edward Richardson is in love with heiress Lydia Aspen and wants her all to himself. Lydia professes to be in love with him, but her first love is ...
Plot: inheritance, heiress, period piece, socialite, wealth
Time: 1920s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Vanity Fair (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: This faithful BBC adaptation once again brings William Makepeace Thackeray's classic satirical novel to the screen. Becky Sharp (Natasha Little) is a beautiful, clever and poor girl determined to earn a higher place in society at any cost. The ...
Style: realistic, captivating, sincere, serious, stylized ...
Plot: orphan, romance, manipulations, rise to the top, life turned upside down, dishonesty, couples, rich and poor, love and romance, high society, social differences, feminism ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, society, social differences, love affair, high society, love and romance, parents and children, rich and poor, family relations, dysfunctional family, gem, architect ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 20s, 20th century, edwardian era ...
Place: england, europe
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55%
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Chasing Life (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: April is a smart aspiring journalist in her 20s who tries to balance her ambitious career with her family, which includes her widowed mom, rebellious little sister, and her grandmother. We meet April at a pivotal moment in her life: she's ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: journalist, treatment, cancer, terminal illness, newspaper, health situation, twentysomething life, love and romance, fighting illness, boss and employee, widow widower, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
David Copperfield (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
Story: Adaptation of the Dickens novel.
Plot: orphan, coming of age, writing, survivor, compassion, childhood memory, oppression
Time: 19th century, victorian era
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52%
A Dinner of Herbs (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 286 min.
Story: Filmed on location in the North of England, A Dinner of Herbs is a film based on Catherine Cookson's novel about hardship, betrayal and family life in a 19th century working class town. Roddy and Hal have been friends since childhood, but their ...
Plot: orphan, mining, murder
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era, victorian england
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51%
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Degrassi High (1987)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Degrassi Junior High is a Canadian CBC Television teen drama series that was produced from 1987-1989 as part of the Degrassi series. The show followed the lives of a group of students attending the titular fictional school. Many episodes tackled ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, gloomy, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, coming of age, friendship, junior high school, teenager, looking for love, high school life, friends, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, high school, social relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Sense and Sensibility (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Two sisters of opposing temperaments find love and some heartbreak in Jane Austen's 18th century classic.
Style: atmospheric, sincere, stylized, emotional, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, love, jane austen, family life, wooing, unfulfillment, unlikely couple, love and romance, village life, siblings relations, rich and poor, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Byker Grove (1989)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Byker Grove was a British television series which aired between 1989 and 2006 and was created by Adele Rose. The show was broadcast at 5.10pm after Newsround on CBBC on BBC One. It was aimed at an older teenager and young adult audience, tackling ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: blindness, 12 year old, teenage girl, teenager, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage boy, boy, 13 year old, friendship, british, english, disco ...
Time: 1990s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
To the Ends of the Earth (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 267 min.
Story: From Nobel Laureate William Golding's (Lord of the Flies) epic sea-voyage trilogy comes the story of an ambitious British aristocrat, humbled by the lives of his fellow passengers, as he embarks on an ocean voyage for Australia where he is to ...
Style: epic, sincere, semi serious, realistic
Plot: ship, diary, coming of age, family relations, social differences, introspection, ocean or sea, social relations, power relations, imperialism, couples, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Servants (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Bold and irreverent drama following the fortunes of a group of servants in an 1850s English country house.
Plot: housekeeper, period piece, butler, maid, aristocracy, country estate, servant
Time: victorian england, victorian era, 1800s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Beulah Land (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 281 min.
Story: This sweeping epic dramatized the lives of two Georgia families during the early-to-mid 1800s: the Kendricks, who resided on the Beulah Land plantation, and the Davises, who owned the Oaks plantation. Both families loved, prospered and lost during ...
Plot: plantation, american civil war, civil war, dysfunctional family, slavery, southern belle, family disapproval, brother
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Dwelling Place (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Adaptation of Catherine Cookson's novel. Set in the 1830s, the film tells the story of 16-year-old Cissie Brodie after the death of parents, and the repossession of the family home. She finds a barren place to live and care for her younger ...
Plot: pregnancy, rape, aristocrat, baby, period piece, pregnant, grandfather, drunken man, pregnant from rape
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1830s
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41%