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

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and touching films and TV series with plots about love and romance, romance, society, family relations, couples, social differences and love triangle mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like The Mill on the Floss: Middlemarch (1994), Mansfield Park (1983), Poldark (1975), The Far Pavilions (1984), 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, stylized, clever, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: hospital, politics, reform, inheritance, priest, doctor, intrigue, social differences, romance, coming of age, rise to the top, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, rome italy
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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: rich and poor, wooing, love and romance, estate, love triangle, romance, couples, family relations, jane austen, sister sister relationship, adultery, cousin cousin relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: england, europe, britain
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84%
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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, romance, master and servant, unfulfillment, siblings relations, homecoming, unfulfilled love, couple relations ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1700s, 1780s
Place: england, europe, britain, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, society, romance, love triangle, racism, interracial relations, culture clash, social differences, fall in love, tragic love, royal family, political unrest ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: india, europe, asia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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: sentimental, sincere, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: english countryside, village life, friendship, hopes, society, family business, social relations, father son relationship, love and romance, village, neighbor neighbor relationship, employer employee relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, britain
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66%
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: serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: drowning, ambition, love triangle, social differences, love affair, couples, aristocracy, fall in love, infidelity, romance, rise to the top, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1870s
Place: england, europe, italy, london
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63%
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, gothic, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: unfulfilled love, obsession, love affair, forbidden love, estate, social differences, love triangle, family relations, destructive relationship, society, punishment, revenge ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe
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62%
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Romeo & Juliet (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 168 min.
TV show
Story: Two households, both alike in dignity, in fair Verona where we lay our scene, from ancient grudge break to new mutiny where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. From forth the fatal loins of these two foes a pair of star-cross'd lovers take ...
Plot: father son relationship, shakespeare's romeo and juliet, tragedy, mother daughter relationship, love, father daughter relationship, male female relationship, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: humorous, witty, touching, stylized, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: jane austen, family relations, wooing, countryside, opposites attract, parents and children, rich and poor, social differences, looking for love, siblings relations, fall in love, verbal byplay ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Les Misérables (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 372 min.
TV show
Story: Television adaptation of Victor Hugo's classic novel which follows Jean Valjean as he evades capture by the unyielding Inspector Javert. Set against a backdrop of post-Napoleonic France as unrest beings to grip the city of Paris once more.
Style: romantic, touching, suspense, emotional
Plot: rebellion, poverty, child abuse, redemption, forgiveness, father daughter relationship, barricade, manhunt, prostitution, thief, police officer, social problems ...
Time: 19th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Legend of Hao Lan (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: Towards the end of the Warring States Era, the States of Qin and Zhao are engaged in a lengthy battle. Li Hao Lan, daughter of the Censor-in-chief of Zhao, is forced out of her own home after being set up by her stepmother. Having nothing to her ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: romance, queen, male female relationship, family relations, unfulfilled love, siblings relations, love and romance, tragic love, male female friendship, impossible love, forbidden love, unrequited love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Lillie (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Lillie Langtry
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, stylized
Plot: forbidden love, power relations, media sensation, strong female presence, love and romance, actor's life, blind ambition, society, romance, couples, tragic love, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, 20th century, 1900s, 1920s ...
Place: london, england, usa, britain
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53%
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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, family saga, realistic, saga, serious
Plot: countryside, estate, love and romance, family relations, society, love affair, social differences, master and servant, rich and poor, romance, poverty, couple relations ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, georgian era, 1790s
Place: england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Edward & Mrs. Simpson (1978)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 350 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: emotional, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: state affairs, love and romance, society, romance, clergy, head of state, follow your dream, family relations, power relations, couples, unfulfillment, politics ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
In the Name of Love (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 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: romantic, realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, inheritance, greed, forbidden love, obsessive love, unrequited love, betrayal, father daughter relationship, aunt niece relationship, priest, murder, breakup ...
⇓ 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: clever, witty, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: society, family relations, wooing, siblings relations, unlikely couple, verbal byplay, eligible bachelor, rich and poor, social differences, fall in love, couple relations, looking for love ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, tense, captivating, exciting
Plot: archaeology, explorer, tomb, archaeologist, love interest, determination, journalist, englishman abroad, curse, aristocrat, mummy, love and romance ...
Time: 1910s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, realistic, serious
Plot: intrigue, king, death sentence, ruler, crumbling marriage, state affairs, head of state, rise and fall, ambition, society, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: realistic, semi serious, touching, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, grief, love, siblings relations, couples, social relations, power relations, family relations, strong female presence, unlikely couple, society, master and servant ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, british raj, politics, racism, rape, life is a bitch, culture clash, tragic love, unwanted pregnancy, false accusation, manners ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 40s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Sense and Sensibility (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of the Jane Austen novel.
Style: touching, witty, sincere, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, power relations, family relations, love and romance, romance, society, social relations, strong female presence, love affair, rich and poor, social differences, village life ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: europe, england, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: aristocrat, government, duchess, parliament, greed, scandal, cousin cousin relationship, marriage of convenience, politics, class differences, family relations, duke ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Sense and 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, sincere, sweet, witty, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: jane austen, sister sister relationship, english countryside, society, romance, wooing, love triangle, love and romance, rich and poor, love, unrequited love, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: emotional, clever, psychological, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: world war two, friendship, romance, aristocracy, family relations, mistress, catholicism, self discovery, couple relations, siblings relations, infidelity, love triangle ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 1920s, 40s, 30s ...
Place: oxford university, venice, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Bastard (1978)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Phillipe Charboneau is the illegitimate son of an English duke. When he travels from France to England to claim his inheritance, he incurs the wrath of his father's family and is forced to flee to America, where he becomes involved in the ...
Plot: american revolution, sailing ship, sailboat, storyteller, colonial america, freedom, illegitimate son, musket, printing press, burial at sea, bounty, sword fight ...
Place: america, england, boston, france, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Forsyte Saga (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation from John Galsworthy's novels.
Style: family saga, stylized, touching, epic, serious ...
Plot: love and romance, love affair, rich and poor, power relations, family relations, romance, intrigue, unfulfillment, family problems, couples, couple relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The  Slave Isaura (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Isaura was born in 1835, in the farm of Commender Almeida. She is the daughter of the slave Juliana and the tenant of the farm, Miguel. Juliana dies right after the birth, because she denied going to bed with the Commender. He whips her to death in ...
Style: suspense, romantic, touching, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: rich man poor woman, love, slave, female whipping, love triangle, jealousy, class differences, court, male female relationship, social relations, love and romance, coping ...
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Story of Ming Lan (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: The Story of Ming Lan, based on the novel written by Guan Xin Ze Luan, follows our heroine through her youth, into her adulthood, and well into her marriage life as well. She’s the 6th child of the Sheng household. Though she is an intelligent and ...
Plot: romance, marriage proposal, wedding, husband wife relationship, dating, baby, marriage, conspiracy, family relations, palace intrigue, chinese emperor, household ...
Place: ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Crowned Clown (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: The story takes place at a time in Joseon history, when upheaval and power struggles surrounding the throne had reached extreme levels. In order to escape those who plan to assassinate him, the king puts a clown, who looks exactly like him, on the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, touching, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: joseon dynasty, politics, romance, king, male female relationship, friends, unfulfilled love, couple relations, love and romance, love affair, family tragedy, tragic love ...
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35%
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Vanity Fair (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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, serious, witty, sincere, stylized ...
Plot: manipulation, satire, orphan, power relations, life turned upside down, social differences, couple relations, rich and poor, strong female presence, high society, couples, social climbing ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%