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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: ancient, painter, teacher, forbidden love, gypsy, gentleman, sword fight, father daughter relationship, boat, mother daughter relationship, curse, forgiveness, brother sister relationship, school teacher, boarding school, father son relationship, flooding, painting, uncle niece relationship, drowning, lawsuit, hunchback, elopement, uncle nephew relationship, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, britain

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, stylized and captivating films and TV series with plots about society, love and romance, family relations, couples, romance, social differences and rich and poor mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like The Mill on the Floss: Mansfield Park (1983), Poldark (1975), Lark Rise to Candleford (2008), Middlemarch (1994), The Forsyte Saga (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, realistic, witty
Plot: love and romance, rich and poor, wooing, romance, couples, family relations, estate, cousin cousin relationship, sister sister relationship, adultery, love triangle, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain
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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: captivating, serious, realistic, saga
Plot: estate, countryside, manners, couples, power relations, family relations, mine, society, master and servant, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1780s
Place: england, europe, cornwall, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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, serious, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: english countryside, village life, friendship, hopes, society, social relations, small town, new job, father son relationship, family business, employer employee relationship, neighbor neighbor relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain
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89%
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Middlemarch (1994)
Genre: Drama, 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: touching, stylized, emotional, clever, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: hospital, social differences, intrigue, priest, love, doctor, reform, inheritance, politics, journalist, couples, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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The Forsyte Saga (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 276 min.
TV show
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: family saga, serious, realistic, touching, stylized ...
Plot: high society, love affair, family relations, love and romance, forbidden love, society, couple relations, parents and children, wealthy family, victorian england, unfulfilled love, adultery ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, edwardian era, 1920s, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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: atmospheric, realistic, serious
Plot: interracial relations, forbidden love, love and romance, rise to the top, heroes, society, romance, politics, intrigue, state affairs, opposites attract, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: india, england, europe, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Crimson Petal and the White (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 274 min.
TV show
Story: Follow Sugar into the underbelly of Victorian London seething with vitality, sexuality, ambition and emotion.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: prostitute, victorian england, social climbing, love affair, rich and poor, mistress, social differences, couple relations, society, diary, couples, power relations ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1870s, 1880s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1982)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 540 min.
TV show
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: realistic, serious, captivating, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: charles dickens, single parent, boarding school, family relations, friendship, boarding school life, dysfunctional family, social differences, down on your luck, rich and poor, family in danger, siblings relations ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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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: aristocracy, jewess, drowning, ambition, love affair, love triangle, social differences, couples, betrayal, romance, rise to the top, unlikely couple ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: england, europe, london, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: obsession, unfulfilled love, forbidden love, love affair, estate, love triangle, social differences, family relations, destructive relationship, society, revenge, punishment ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, georgian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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: realistic, semi serious, talky, stylized, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love, countryside, wooing, opposites attract, family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, rich and poor, fall in love, couple relations, verbal byplay, looking for love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Blackheath Poisonings (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: The investigation of Paul Vandervent into the mysterious death of his father brings further discord among two feuding families tied together in business and marriage, living under the same roof.
Style: gothic
Plot: suburbs, family relations, mother in law son in law relationship, father son relationship, aunt nephew relationship, mother daughter relationship, poison, family business, toy maker, businessman, company, husband wife relationship ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Buccaneers (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 212 min.
TV show
Story: Four American girls go to England to find husbands.
Style: semi serious, realistic, stylized, clever, talky ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: high society, looking for love, love and romance, duchess, abortion, card playing, proposal, family relations, couples, eligible bachelor, pianist, social climbing ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: forbidden love, scandal, socialite, blind ambition, unfulfillment, ambition, tragic hero, rise and fall, society, romance, actor's life, love and romance ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, edwardian era, 1920s, 20th century ...
Place: london, england, britain, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: sexy, sexual, serious, realistic
Plot: age difference, wedding, working class, coming of age, youth, couples, self discovery, family relations, society, prostitute, romance, friendship ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1870s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Belgravia (2020)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A tale of secrets and scandals set in 1840s London. When the Trenchards accept an invitation to the now legendary ball hosted by the Duchess of Richmond on the fateful evening of the Battle of Waterloo, it sets in motion a series of events that will ...
Style: twists and turns, captivating, romantic, sincere, exciting ...
Plot: aristocracy, high society, estate, family secret, merchant, life, family life, aristocrat, family, conflict, society, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, future, 1840s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, witty, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love, grief, love triangle, couples, family relations, power relations, social relations, love and romance, master and servant, romance, unfulfillment, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.3
 129K
Bridgerton (2020)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Wealth, lust, and betrayal set in the backdrop of Regency era England, seen through the eyes of the powerful Bridgerton family.
Style: sexy, captivating, romantic, light, visually appealing ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: society, love story, love and romance, love, aristocracy, sex scene, marriage, eligible bachelor, couple relations, family, wooing, relationships ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, georgian era
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, realistic, witty, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wooing, society, family relations, looking for love, rich and poor, eligible bachelor, social differences, romance, love and romance, siblings relations, countryside, verbal byplay ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
David Copperfield (1999)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 185 min.
TV show
Story: Charles Dickens' haunting semi-autobiographical tale of a boy who is sent away by his stepfather after his mother dies but manages to triumph over incredible adversities.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, uplifting, emotional ...
Plot: charles dickens, coming of age, step parent, youth, stepfather stepson relationship, orphan, society, dishonesty, rise to the top, life is a bitch, manic, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, saga, captivating, serious ...
Plot: love and romance, love affair, rich and poor, unfulfillment, romance, intrigue, couples, family problems, family relations, power relations, unfulfilled love, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: serious, realistic, atmospheric, stylized
Plot: tudors, royal family, intrigue, royalty, king, ancient, treason, love and romance, crumbling marriage, rise and fall, head of state, ambition ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: realistic, serious, emotional, captivating
Plot: royalty, royal family, head of state, society, clergy, follow your dream, love and romance, unfulfillment, state affairs, romance, politics, moral dilemma ...
Time: 1930s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Wives and Daughters (1999)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 301 min.
TV show
Story: Elizabeth Gaskell's enchanting tale of romance, scandal, and intrigue in a gossipy English town comes to Masterpiece Theatre in a lavish four-part production of Wives and Daughters, adapted by celebrated screenwriter Andrew Davies.Davies, who ...
Style: uplifting, serious, clever, psychological, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, aristocrat, prejudice, love and romance, parent child relationship, parents and children, estate, secret marriage, love triangle, fall in love, marriage, gossip ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1820s, georgian era, 1830s
Place: england, europe, london, britain, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Sense and Sensibility (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 174 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: sincere, sweet, witty, feel good, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: english countryside, sister sister relationship, society, romanticism, love and romance, rich man poor woman, wooing, rich and poor, love triangle, romance, love, class differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, georgian era
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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The Pallisers (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 1335 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: marriage of convenience, scandal, parliament, government, member of parliament, social climber, rise to power, aristocracy, greed, class differences, aristocrat, duke ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, emotional, suspense, cult film
Plot: poverty, rebellion, prostitution, redemption, forgiveness, father daughter relationship, manhunt, thief, social problems, police officer, corruption, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Death Comes to Pemberley (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Elizabeth and Darcy, now six years married and with two young sons, are preparing for the lavish annual ball at their magnificent Pemberley home. The unannounced arrival of Elizabeths wayward sister Lydia, however, brings an abrupt and shocking halt ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, disturbing, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder mystery, high society, murder, estate, empire fashion, family relations, couples, who done it, mystery, investigation, crimes, duty ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 50s, georgian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Martin Chuzzlewit (1994)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 385 min.
TV show
Story: Martin Chuzzlewit is an old man with a large fortune and an even larger set of family and friends. A portrait of greed and selfishness, this magnificent adaptation of Dickens' comic masterpiece features an all-star cast.
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: charles dickens, inheritance, blackmail, manipulation, devious, cheating, mercenary, self involved, family relations, tribe, social climbing, social relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: captivating, realistic, serious, sincere, witty ...
Plot: napoleon bonaparte, satire, manipulation, orphan, strong female presence, romance, society, rise to the top, blind ambition, dishonesty, love and romance, ambition ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%