Movies and TV shows like King Lear 1974

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King Lear (1974)
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King Lear (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 20 min.
Story: When England's aging King Lear renounces his throne to divide his kingdom among his three daughters, treachery, madness and murder soon follow. After banishing Cordelia, his most loyal daughter, Lear is betrayed and cast out by her elder sisters Regan and Goneril. Meanwhile, evil brews at the Gloucester castle as Edgar falls victim to his brother's deception. As battle lines are drawn and backs are stabbed, Lear rages against a fearsome storm. Can a man undo his wrongs? Will Cordelia be saved? Or will the wheels of fate crush all in its way?
Plot: sister sister relationship, betrayal, suicide attempt, tragedy, storm, deception, fool, loyalty, heir, father daughter relationship, duel, old age, father son relationship, lightning, half brother, blindness, thunder, legacy, bastard, illegitimate son, murder of daughter, death of daughter, sibling rivalry, romantic triangle, shakespeare

Most similar movies to King Lear

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and emotional films and TV series with plots about betrayal, father son relationship, family relations, dishonesty, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship and father daughter relationship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like King Lear: The Lakes (1997), Mujeres de nadie (2007), Hotel Cæsar (1998), The Politician's Wife (1995), 1Life (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
National Theatre Live: King Lear (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Story: An ageing monarch. A kingdom divided. A child’s love rejected. As Lear’s world descends into chaos, all that he once believed is brought into question. One of the greatest works in Western literature, King Lear explores the very nature of human ...
Plot: stage, loyalty, hanging, father son relationship, king, friendship, live performance, father daughter reunion, sister sister relationship, murder of daughter, fool, tragedy ...
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King Lear (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 158 min.
Story: An aging King invites disaster when he abdicates to his corrupt, toadying daughters and rejects his one loving, but honest one.
Style: bleak, talky, emotional, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, parents and children, state affairs, life is a bitch, nagging and grouching, uncontrollable, family in crisis, family relations, unfulfillment, siblings relations, intrigue, rivalry ...
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King Lear (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Don Warrington stars as the tragic monarch in this acclaimed version of the Shakespeare play recorded at the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester.
Plot: live performance, battle, sister sister relationship, murder of daughter, dysfunctional family, tragedy, battles, storm, letter, inheritance, king, dementia ...
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50%
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King Lear (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Denmark
Duration: 137 min.
Story: King Lear, old and tired, divides his kingdom among his daughters, giving great importance to their protestations of love for him. When Cordelia, youngest and most honest, refuses to idly flatter the old man in return for favor, he banishes her and ...
Style: realistic, emotional, talky, bleak, serious
Plot: betrayal, destiny, state affairs, family relations, rivalry, downfall, dishonesty, family problems, royal family, human nature, tragic hero, intrigue ...
Time: 70s
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49%
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The Lakes (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 237 min.
Story: Doom-laden but compelling BBC1 drama series embracing sex, death and Catholic guilt, set in a small community in the Lake District. The first four-part series centred on newcomer Danny Kavanagh; the second 10-part series featured other characters in ...
Plot: small town, cuckold, tragedy, lake, guilt, boat, death, tv, sex, deception, gambler, controversy ...
Place: england
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34%
Mujeres de nadie (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Mujeres de nadie (Nobody's Women) is an Argentine telenovela produced by Pol-ka and broadcast by El Trece from May 10, 2007, to November 17, 2008
Plot: hospital, abusive husband, nurse, extramarital affair, sibling relationship, love triangle, domestic violence, suicide attempt, romantic rivalry, attempted murder, euthanasia, mental patient ...
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34%
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Hotel Cæsar (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Hotel Cæsar is a Norwegian soap opera that has been broadcast Monday to Friday on TV 2 since 1998. It was created by Swedish duo Peter Emanuel Falck and Christian Wikander. The show consists of more than 2,500 episodes, making it the longest ...
Plot: incest, kidnapping, lesbianism, snobbism, family relations, air disaster, redneck, soap, presumed dead, age difference, opera singer, woman in a wheelchair ...
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30%
The Politician's Wife (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 185 min.
Story: A woman's life is turned upside down when it is revealed that her husband, a member of the British Parliament, has been having an affair with a former prostitute.
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Plot: politics, cheating, manipulation, betrayal, infidelity, adultery, prostitute, love affair, crumbling marriage, love and romance, sexual relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: big ben london, london
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29%
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1Life (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The struggles and political back stabbing among four friends vying for control over the app they created, '1Life'.
Style: suspense
Plot: technology, science, security, betrayal, current affairs, julius caesar, hacker, loneliness, smartphone, social media, shakespeare
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28%
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Vanity Fair (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray's novel. The first colour production from the BBC.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, captivating
Plot: manipulation, satire, rise to the top, romance, manipulations, society, social differences, blind ambition, love and romance, couple relations, rich and poor, ambition ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england
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28%
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49 Days (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Shin Ji Hyun was enjoying absolute bliss as she was about to marry her fiancé, Kang Min Ho, but her perfect life is shattered when she gets into a car accident that leaves her in a coma. She is given a second chance at life by a reaper, but it ...
Style: semi serious, emotional, humorous, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Plot: reincarnation, true love, grim reaper, betrayal, friendship, supernatural, romance, best friends, self discovery, life is a bitch, tragedy, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
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28%
My Daughter, Geum Sa-Wol (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A family has been dismantled by revenge and hate, but Geum Sa-Wol (Baek Jin-Hee) attempts to build up a dream house for the dismantled family.
Plot: switched at birth, sibling rivalry, orphanage, sister, sister sister relationship, children, daughter, orphan, baby
Place: korea
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27%
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The Grand (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Grand is a British television drama series first broadcast on ITV in 1997–1998. It was written by Russell T Davies and set in a hotel in Manchester in the 1920s. There are two series: eight episodes in the first series were broadcast from 4 ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexual, sexy
Plot: family relations, maid, prostitute, hotel, lifestyle, romance, love and romance, siblings relations, couple relations, vengeance, infidelity, couples ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: england, europe, manchester england, manchester
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27%
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Watch Over Me (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Watch Over Me is an American Television series that debuted on December 6, 2006 on the television network MyNetworkTV. Twentieth Television produced 66 episodes to air weekdays. The limited-run serial is an adaptation of Argentine series ...
Plot: virus, forbidden love, seduction, millionaire, father daughter relationship, corruption, betrayal, murder, pharmaceutical company
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27%
Close to the Enemy (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Set in a bomb damaged London hotel during the aftermath of World War II, Close to the Enemy is a thriller that follows British intelligence officer Captain Callum Ferguson. His last task for the Army is to ensure that Dieter, a captured German ...
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: scientist, military officer, world war two, brother brother relationship, war crime, adultery, african american, american abroad, post world war two, military base, investigator, politician ...
Time: 1940s
Place: england, london
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27%
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The Accident (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Story: A Welsh community devastated by tragedy is forced to confront difficult truths amid the search for justice.
Style: disturbing, psychological, sincere, captivating
Plot: tragedy, bereavement, parents and children, crimes, life is a bitch, dishonesty, society, adaptation, destiny, fight, disorder, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wales
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26%
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White Heat (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A story about a group of seven London-based students from 1965 to the present day.
Style: realistic, stylized, captivating, serious
Plot: love and romance, love affair, destiny, society, lifestyle, artist, social relations, friends, friendship, roommate, group of friends, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 60s, contemporary, 70s ...
Place: europe, england, london
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The Politician's Husband (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Aiden Hoynes is a senior cabinet minister who has always put his career before family, with the support of Freya, his devoted wife and mother to their two young children. But when Freya's own political career takes off and threatens to ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, tense, psychological ...
Plot: politics, betrayal, relationship vs career, political intrigue, ambition, family, couples, state affairs, blind ambition, husband wife relationship, career woman, politician ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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25%
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Lilies (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Lilies is a British period-drama television series, written by Heidi Thomas, which ran for one eight-episode series in early 2007 on BBC One. The show's tagline was "Liverpool, 1920. Three girls on the edge of womanhood, a world on the ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sincere, sexual ...
Plot: family relations, sister sister relationship, post war, working class, youth, society, family problems, parents and children, life is a bitch, bittersweet, poverty, slum ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: liverpool, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Women in Love (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Combining some elements of The Rainbow with Women in Love, this adaptation focuses on the lives of two sisters, Ursula and Gudrun Brangwen, as they struggle with their own loves, desires and passions. The drama follows their relationships with two ...
Plot: female director, male nudity, female nudity, sister sister relationship, beach, pubic hair, skinny dipping, world war one, naked in public
Time: edwardian era
Place: england
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25%
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Hamlet (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Tony Richardson's Hamlet is based on his own stage production. Filmed entirely within the Roundhouse in London (a disused train shed), it is shot almost entirely in close up, focusing the attention on faces and language rather than action.
Style: serious, psychological, tense, atmospheric
Plot: tragic love, murder, ghost, tragedy, heroes, love and romance, supernatural ability, unfulfillment, state affairs, intrigue, destructive relationship, parents and children ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe
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25%
Our Mutual Friend (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 350 min.
Story: Intertwining tales of love, greed, and secret identities in Charles Dickens's 1860s London.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: inheritance, betrayal, charles dickens, social differences, society, lifestyle, love affair, life is a bitch, love and romance, dishonesty, power relations, mill ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: london, england, europe
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24%
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The Endz (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Portrayal of life on the streets of Manchester, giving an insight into the young unsettling lives of city kids.
Plot: explosion, murder, revenge, sex, police, male female relationship, jealousy, kidnapping, female nudity, murder of father, car bomb, drug dealer ...
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24%
Bouquet of Barbed Wire (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: When Peter Manson's daughter falls pregnant by her teacher, he is afraid that he has lost her forever. But are his fears more than just fatherly concern?
Style: psychological, emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, dysfunctional family, couple relations, parents and children, family problems, life turned upside down, haunted by the past, loss of wife, car accident, suicide, daughter, teacher ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Meri Zaat Zarra-e-Benishan (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Pakistan
Story: Meri Zaat Zarra-e-Benishan is a drama serial made in Pakistan based on a novel written by Umera Ahmad. It is an emotional story of a girl named Saba and her daughter Sara. The drama became very popular upon its release. The serial featured a huge ...
Plot: torture, false accusation, grief, car, art, brother sister relationship, funeral, mother daughter relationship, betrayal, innocence, adultery, infidelity ...
Place: pakistan
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24%
Blut und Ehre: Jugend unter Hitler (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 300 min.
Story: Blood and Honor: Youth Under Hitler, 1982 is a German/American made for TV mini-series which was a co-production between Daniel Wilson Productions and S.W.F and Taurus Films. The original screenplay was by Helmut Kissel and was partly based on his ...
Plot: accusation, father son conflict, children, nazi, hitler, national socialism, adolf hitler, political prisoner, school, betrayal, propaganda, coming of age ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
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24%
The Wind of Change (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Taking its title from Harold Macmillan's widely-reported Cape Town speech about the process of decolonisation in Africa, The Wind of Change showed the other side of the coin: the impact of colonial immigration at 'home'. The film ...
Plot: prejudice, brother sister relationship, dysfunctional family, racist, racism, knife fight, mother daughter relationship, family relations, generation gap, racial violence, working class family, bar ...
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24%
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 540 min.
Story: Young Nicholas Nickleby sets out to make his fortune in order to prevent his mother and sister from depending upon his uncle, Ralph Nicklby. But he finds his first job as master at a Yorkshire school to be cruel, and runs away with one of the ...
Style: sentimental, serious, touching, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: boarding school, single parent, family relations, friendship, boss, family in danger, society, social differences, bittersweet, injustice, down on your luck, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Unauthorized Living (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
Story: When a Galician shipper and drug lord hiding his Alzheimer's disease plans to retire, his second-in-command plots to steal the empire from the heir.
Style: emotional, meditative, captivating, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, business, family, father son relationship, fight, rivalry, danger, heir, dishonesty, dealer, brutality, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Liar Game (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 36 min.
Story: The Liar Game is a Japanese manga series originally written and illustrated by Shinobu Kaitani. The manga was first serialized in 2005 in the Japanese manga magazine Weekly Young Jump, published by Shueisha. It was adapted into a TV series, which ...
Style: psychological, serious, intellectual, captivating, tense
Plot: lie, betrayal, ex convict, mind game, psychology, greed, genius, revenge, gambling, naivete, psychopath, friendship ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%