Movies and TV shows like The Mill on the Floss

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The Mill on the Floss (1978)
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The Mill on the Floss (1978)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of the George Eliot novel.
Plot: painter, teacher, gypsy, forbidden love, sister sister relationship, sword fight, gentleman, boat, curse, father daughter relationship, painting, father son relationship, boarding school, brother sister relationship, stubbornness, forgiveness, mother daughter relationship, school teacher, aunt nephew relationship, hunchback, stroke, flooding, uncle niece relationship, elopement, uncle nephew relationship ...
Time: victorian era
Place: britain

Most similar movies to The Mill on the Floss

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and touching films and TV series with plots about society, love and romance, family relations, couples, romance, social differences and love affair mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like The Mill on the Floss: Middlemarch (1994), Poldark (1975), Mansfield Park (1983), Wuthering Heights (2009), Lark Rise to Candleford (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Middlemarch (1994)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 375 min.
TV show
Story: A BBC dramatization of George Eliot's classic novel about the lives and loves of a group of people living on the cusp of the Industrial Revolution in a small town named Middlemarch. These include young Doctor Lydgate, who arrives at Middlemarch ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: hospital, politics, inheritance, reform, priest, doctor, intrigue, social differences, love and romance, coming of age, society, rise to the top ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 8.4
 921
Poldark (1975)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Period drama series about the brooding rivalry between former soldier Ross Poldark and local industrialist George Warleggan, and the two women in their lives. Based on the books by Winston Graham.
Style: saga, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: countryside, estate, social differences, rich and poor, love triangle, society, love and romance, unfulfillment, siblings relations, homecoming, unfulfilled love, couple relations ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1780s, 1700s
Place: england, europe, britain, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.7
 913
Mansfield Park (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 261 min.
TV show
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, witty, realistic
Plot: wooing, rich and poor, love and romance, estate, love triangle, romance, family relations, couples, romantic rivalry, cousin cousin relationship, sister sister relationship, adultery ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Wuthering Heights (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 142 min.
TV show
Story: Foundling Heathcliff is raised by the wealthy Earnshaws in Yorkshire but in later life launches a vendetta against the family.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, gothic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: forbidden love, social differences, unfulfilled love, love affair, obsession, estate, family relations, love triangle, destructive relationship, society, punishment, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Lark Rise to Candleford (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
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: sincere, sentimental, realistic, stylized, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: english countryside, village life, friendship, hopes, society, family business, social relations, father son relationship, love and romance, village, class differences, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
In the Name of Love (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: En Nombre Del Amor is a Mexican telenovela produced by Televisa. It is a remake of Cadenas de Amargura. En Nombre Del Amor was produced by Carlos Moreno, and filming began on August 4, 2008. It premiered in the United States July 7, 2009 on ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: love triangle, inheritance, obsessive love, greed, betrayal, father daughter relationship, aunt niece relationship, forbidden love, unrequited love, priest, murder, breakup ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Far Pavilions (1984)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 315 min.
TV show
Story: Story of forbidden love in 1800's India set against the revolution for India's freedom from England.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: forbidden love, couples, imperialism, racism, political unrest, royal family, interracial relations, love triangle, social differences, fall in love, tragic love, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: india, england, asia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Daniel Deronda (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 210 min.
TV show
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: captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: drowning, social differences, love triangle, love affair, ambition, betrayal, society, rise to the top, romance, unlikely couple, couples, aristocracy ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, 1870s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, italy, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Pride and Prejudice (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 265 min.
TV show
Story: Mrs. Bennet is determined to find husbands for her five daughters. The arrival of a new wealthy neighbor seems like the answer to her predicament. But while eldest daughter Jane catches Mr. Bingley's eye, middle child Mary has her nose stuck in ...
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, clever, stylized ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: countryside, family relations, opposites attract, wooing, jane austen, social climbing, romance, unlikely couple, love and romance, society, couples, social relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Edward & Mrs. Simpson (1978)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: realistic, serious, captivating, emotional
Plot: society, state affairs, politics, romance, love and romance, clergy, follow your dream, couples, power relations, family relations, head of state, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 25K
Poldark (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Britain is in the grip of a chilling recession... falling wages, rising prices, civil unrest - only the bankers are smiling. It's 1783 and Ross Poldark returns from the American War of Independence to his beloved Cornwall to find his world in ...
Style: captivating, realistic, family saga, serious, saga
Plot: countryside, family relations, estate, love and romance, society, rich and poor, master and servant, social differences, love affair, couple relations, english countryside, poverty ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1780s, 1790s
Place: england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Pride and Prejudice (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Pride and Prejudice is a 1967 BBC television serial, based on Jane Austen's novel of the same name, originally published in 1813. This production marked the 150th anniversary of the death of Jane Austen. It was directed by Joan Craft and ...
Style: realistic, clever, semi serious, witty
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: society, wooing, family relations, verbal byplay, countryside, romance, social differences, siblings relations, eligible bachelor, love and romance, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 1810s, 19th century
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 498
Lillie (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Lillie Langtry
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: forbidden love, media sensation, couples, romance, rise and fall, actor's life, unfulfillment, blind ambition, ambition, power relations, tragic love, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, 1900s, 1920s, victorian ...
Place: england, london, usa, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.2
 2K
Tutankhamun (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the true story of Howard Carter’s epic quest to discover the lost tomb of the Boy-King Tutankhamun. Down on his heels archaeologist Howard Carter stumbles upon evidence of an undiscovered tomb of one of Egypt’s forgotten Pharaohs, ...
Style: factual, captivating, tense, exciting
Plot: archaeology, archaeologist, explorer, tomb, determination, love interest, curse, journalist, englishman abroad, aristocrat, mummy, love and romance ...
Time: 1910s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Six Wives of Henry VIII (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 540 min.
TV show
Story: On his deathbed, King Henry VIII recalls how he wooed and wed his six wives - and disposed of five of them - in a bid to secure the succession to the throne with a male heir. Despite his many marriages and the crowded court, Henry remains ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: intrigue, king, head of state, crumbling marriage, strong female presence, family problems, couples, palaces castles and temples, throne, remarry, death sentence, ruler ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Jewel in the Crown (1984)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 778 min.
TV show
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: emotional, sincere, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: forbidden love, world war two, racism, politics, rape, life is a bitch, culture clash, tragic love, unwanted pregnancy, false accusation, manners, dishonesty ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 50s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Sense and Sensibility (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of the Jane Austen novel.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, witty, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, romance, love and romance, society, strong female presence, power relations, social relations, family relations, love affair, rich and poor, social differences, village life ...
Time: 1800s
Place: europe, england, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.3
 397
The Pallisers (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: This sprawling BBC saga follows an aristocratic family through three generations of power, wealth, intrigue, and scandal in Victorian England. Based on Anthony Trollope’s “political” novels .
Plot: family relations, parliament, aristocracy, social climber, duchess, politics, aristocrat, duke, government, scandal, marriage of convenience, rise to power ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Brideshead Revisited (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 659 min.
TV show
Story: In this eleven parts British television serial, Charles Ryder's involvement with members of the aristocratic Marchmain/Flyte family is followed throughout the years between the two World Wars.
Style: touching, gloomy, clever, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: world war two, friendship, romance, aristocracy, family relations, mistress, catholicism, unfulfillment, obsessive quest, society, soldier, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 1920s, 40s, 30s ...
Place: venice, england, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Sense & Sensibility (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
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, sweet, sincere, witty, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: sister sister relationship, jane austen, love triangle, society, love and romance, rich and poor, romance, wooing, english countryside, love, unrequited love, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.3
 5K
Empire Falls (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 197 min.
TV show
Story: A decaying New England town is the backdrop for its unique citizens, lead by unassuming restaurant manager Miles Roby.
Style: psychological, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family secret, small town, restaurant, family life, dysfunctional family, working class, parents and children, haunted by the past, family problems, breakup, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, maine, usa, boston, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Sense and Sensibility (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: Two sisters of opposing temperaments find love and some heartbreak in Jane Austen's 18th century classic.
Style: touching, atmospheric, witty, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love, grief, village life, family life, master and servant, unfulfillment, love and romance, society, unlikely couple, romance, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.5
 2K
Lovebird (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Tells the story of Feride, an orphaned young girl who is forced to attend a boarding school. While she visits her aunt during holidays, she falls in love with her cousin Kamran. Soon, their love grows to be mutual and intensifies.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, romantic, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: orphan, love affair, siblings relations, breakup, couple relations, mischievous children, family relations, brother sister incest, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sibling relationship, life philosophy, brother sister relationship ...
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Glass Virgin (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
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: sexual, realistic, serious, sexy
Plot: love and romance, family relations, romance, youth, self discovery, prostitute, couples, family life, wedding, friendship, working class, coming of age ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Woman of Substance (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 490 min.
TV show
Story: A Woman of Substance charts the life of Emma Harte, from kitchen maid at the beginning of the 20th Century, to respected business woman and Grandmother in the 1980's. From humble beginnings Emma Harte starts her business with a small shop, but ...
Style: stylized, emotional, captivating, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female protagonist, ambition, family relations, store, working class, pregnancy, world war one, inheritance, master and servant, vengeance, rich and poor, love affair ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s, 1930s, 1920s, 20s ...
Place: england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.7
 4K
Sugar Rush (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Sugar Rush is an Emmy Award–winning British television comedy drama series developed by Shine Limited and broadcast by Channel 4, based on the Julie Burchill novel of the same name. It is centred around the life of a 15 year old lesbian Kim ...
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, romantic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, swinger, love and romance, sexual attraction, sexuality, teenage life, sexual relations, teenage love, sexual activity, sexual exploration, unsupportive parent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Fifteen Streets (1989)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In northern England around 1900, the worker John O'Brien lives near poverty in a small house in the worker's district. He falls in love with Mary, the teacher of his highly intelligent younger sister Kathy and daughter of a rich family. ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: working class, teacher, sibling rivalry, poverty, impossible love, power relations, family relations, couples, unfulfillment, opposites attract, love and romance, society ...
Time: 1910s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Princess' Man (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: The Princess' Man is a 2011 South Korean television series, starring Park Si-hoo, Moon Chae-won, Kim Yeong-cheol, Song Jong-ho, Hong Soo-hyun, and Lee Soon-jae. It is a period drama about the forbidden romance between the daughter of King Sejo ...
Style: captivating, serious, exciting
Plot: forbidden love, star crossed lovers, nobility, rise to power, princess, throne, betrayal, secret love, execution, death, revenge, royalty ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Thorn Birds (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 477 min.
TV show
Story: This mini series covers 60 years in the lives of the Cleary family, brought from New Zealand to Australia to run their aunt Mary Carson's ranch. The story centers on their daughter, Meggie, and her love for the family's priest, Father ...
Style: sentimental, touching, family saga, emotional, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, couple relations, tragic love, clergy, destiny, catholic priest, hopes, priest, catholic church, older man younger woman relationship, love affair, love and romance ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 30s, 1920s, 60s ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.3
 3K
The Red Tent (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
TV show
Story: The Red Tent is a sweeping tale that takes place during the times of the Old Testament, told through the eyes of Dinah (Rebecca Ferguson), the daughter of Leah (Minnie Driver) and Jacob (Iain Glen). Dinah happily grows up inside the red tent where ...
Style: stylized, emotional, captivating, epic, biblical ...
Plot: old testament, siblings relations, family relations, destiny, female bonding, strong female character, love, wisdom of life, based on a novel, tragedy, women in society, storytelling ...
Time: ancient history
Place: middle east, israel, holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%