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The Hearst and Davies Affair (1985)
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The Hearst and Davies Affair (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dramatization of the scandalous, long-time love affair between the powerful but married publisher and the chorus girl he helped turn into a Ziegfeld star and 1930s film personality.
Style: nostalgic
Plot: rich, millionaire, mistress, career, yacht, power, age difference, wealth, infidelity, older man younger woman relationship, mansion, actress, scandal, film history, mogul, movie star, newspaper, newspaper man, extramarital affair, newspaper publisher, business tycoon
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 1910s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and stylized films with plots about infidelity, couples, love and romance, adultery, extramarital affair, love and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like The Hearst and Davies Affair: Surviving Picasso (1996), The Last Tycoon (1976), Gable and Lombard (1976), Mae West (1982), The Carpetbaggers (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Surviving Picasso (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The passionate Merchant-Ivory drama tells the story of Francoise Gilot, the only lover of Pablo Picasso who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty and move on with her life.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, emotional, intense ...
Plot: womanizer, love triangle, older man younger woman relationship, painter, infidelity, physical abuse, mistress, couple relations, artist, love affair, love and romance, world war two ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1940s, 20th century, 40s ...
Place: paris france, poland, france, europe, las vegas ...
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F. Scott Fitzgerald in Hollywood (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of author F. Scott Fitzgerald's two stays in Hollywood to write for films, once in 1927 at the height of his acclaim, and again in 1937 when he arrived with little money, enormous expenses and an ill wife.
Plot: columnist, adultery, extramarital affair, infidelity, drunkenness, writers, drinking, drink, mental institution, husband wife relationship, hollywood
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: north carolina
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45%
The Last Tycoon (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: F.Scott Fitzgerald's novel is brought to life in this story of a movie producer slowly working himself to death.
Style: stylized, realistic, captivating, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, romance, producer, ambition, introspection, obsession, film industry, fall in love, great depression, showbiz, couples ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20s, 1920s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Gable and Lombard (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A biography about the love affair between 1930s Hollywood superstars Clark Gable and Carole Lombard.
Style: semi serious, stylized, realistic, sexual, sexy
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, tragic love, filmmaking, world war two, love, scavenger hunt, quest, actor, true love, ambition, terminal illness, sexual abuse ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 50s, 40s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Mae West (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Biography of the curvaceous and sharp-witted actress who scandalized Broadway and Hollywood in the 1920s-30s with her frank approach to sex.
Plot: feminist, success, career, showbiz, broadway, vaudeville, star, hollywood, seduction, training, filmmaking, trial ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 1900s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Carpetbaggers (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The Carpetbaggers is a 1964 American film starring George Peppard as a character based largely on Howard Hughes and Alan Ladd as a former western gunslinger turned actor with the pseudonym Nevada Smith, played the following year in a prequel ...
Style: realistic, cynical, stylized, clever, serious
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, showbiz, friendship, crumbling marriage, romance, artists and showbiz, infidelity, megalomaniac, couples, family problems, dishonesty ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 30s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
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35%
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A Serious Game (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In the 1910s, journalist Arvid Stjärnblom and painter's daughter Lydia Stille fall in love with each other.
Plot: extramarital affair, loveless marriage, female director, cheating wife, opera, skinny dipping, newspaper, love, infidelity, female nudity, adultery
Time: 1910s
Place: eastern europe
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35%
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Out of Africa (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Out of Africa tells the story of the life of Danish author Karen Blixen, who at the beginning of the 20th century moved to Africa to build a new life for herself. The film is based on the autobiographical novel by Karen Blixen from 1937.
Style: epic, touching, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: romance, infidelity, farm, british colonial, love affair, fall in love, destructive relationship, dishonesty, love and romance, culture clash, lion, male female relationship ...
Time: 1910s, 1930s, 1920s, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: africa, kenya, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Onassis: The Richest Man in the World (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Biography of the life of Aristotle Onassis, a Greek who rose to become one of the world's most wealthiest men, detailing his rise to power and unhappy marriages.
Plot: rise and fall, greek, wealth, historical figure, billionaire, ex husband ex wife relationship, daughter, death of child, mogul, death of daughter
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Down by Love (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A man, a woman. A prison director, his inmate. An impossible love, a true story.
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, older man young girl relationship, girl man relationship, married man, prison, adultery, love, sex with a minor, obsession, infidelity, extramarital affair, sex scene ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Georgia O'Keeffe (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Biopic of American artist Georgia O'Keeffe and her husband, photographer Alfred Stieglitz.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: destructive relationship, rise to the top, couples, obsession, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, love and romance, couple relations, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, mortality, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 30s ...
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new mexico, new york, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Liz & Dick (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On the set of Cleopatra, Hollywood's most beautiful star, Elizabeth Taylor, fell into the arms of one of the world's greatest actors, Richard Burton - and she didn't leave. Their subsequent white-hot, scandalous love affair gave rise ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: lifestyle, actor's life, couple relations, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, couples, renewed love, hollywood, adultery, husband wife relationship, infidelity, breaking the fourth wall ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Houdini (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The life and times of escape artist/magician Harry Houdini.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: illusion, magic, medium, escape artist, seance
Time: 1910s, 1890s, 1900s, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 509
Winchell (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The true story of the influential and controversial columnist, Walter Winchell.
Style: suspense, biting, realistic, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: columnist, media, journalism, society, world war two, politics, tv show, writing, radio, career, celebrity culture, state affairs ...
Time: 50s, 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 30s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Harlow (1965)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Hollywood drama loosely based on the life of film actress Jean Harlow, with Carroll Baker in the title role. One of two feature film biographies, both released in 1965 and both with the same title, about the '30s platinum blonde movie star.
Style: sexy, sexual, realistic, serious
Plot: rise and fall, wedding, filmmaking, hollywood, actor's life, showbiz, life is a bitch, love and romance, unfulfillment, celebrity culture, rising to stardom, unlikely couple ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20s, 30s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Model Shop (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: While trying to raise money to prevent his car from being repossessed, George is attracted to Lola, a Frenchwoman who works in a "model shop" (an establishment which rents out beautiful pin-up models to photographers). George spends his ...
Plot: architect, model, infidelity, bungalow, man smoking, mansion, one day, frustration, unemployment, repossession, actress, extramarital affair ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Walk in the Spring Rain (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A sophisticated, middle-aged grandmother, wed to a New York law professor, falls in love with a down-to-earth Tennessee farmer. Director Guy Green's bittersweet romance, released in 1970, stars Ingrid Bergman, Anthony Quinn, Fritz Weaver, ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, countryside, infidelity, family relations, professor, love, elderly lovers, golden years, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 60s
Place: tennessee, virginia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Aviator (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: A biopic depicting the life of filmmaker and aviation pioneer Howard Hughes from 1927 to 1947, during which time he became a successful film producer and an aviation magnate, while simultaneously growing more unstable due to severe ...
Style: captivating, epic, factual, suspense, compassionate ...
Plot: businessman, aviation, mental illness, pilot, millionaire, rise and fall, corruption, nervous breakdown, fame, phobia, blackmail, actress ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 1910s, 30s, 20s ...
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, connecticut ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Great Gatsby (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Long Island-set novel, where Midwesterner Nick Carraway is lured into the lavish world of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Soon enough, however, Carraway will see through the cracks of Gatsby's nouveau riche ...
Style: stylized, sentimental, serious, bad ending, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: high society, loneliness, obsession, millionaire, love and romance, love triangle, destructive relationship, american dream, unfulfilled love, obsessive love, social differences, party ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, long island, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Lover (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, Vietnam
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A poor French teenage girl engages in an illicit affair with a wealthy Chinese heir in 1920s Saigon. For the first time in her young life she has control, and she wields it deftly over her besotted lover throughout a series of clandestine meetings ...
Style: sexy, sexual, erotic, serious, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, forbidden love, lust, age difference, virgin, lolita, sex with a minor, love affair, fall in love, interracial relations, opposites attract, first sexual experience ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: vietnam, asia, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Last of Robin Hood (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Errol Flynn, the swashbuckling Hollywood star and notorious ladies man, flouted convention all his life, but never more brazenly than in his last years when, swimming in vodka and unwilling to face his mortality, he undertook a liaison with an ...
Style: disturbing, touching, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: movie star, womanizer, sexual abuse, hollywood, actor's life, forbidden love, love affair, love and romance, showbiz, youth, teenage life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1958, year 1965, 1950s ...
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, cuba, vancouver british columbia canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Carrington (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story of the relationship between painter Dora Carrington and author Lytton Strachey in a World War One England of cottages and countryside. Although platonic due to Strachey's homosexuality, the relationship was nevertheless a deep and ...
Style: sexy, sexual, emotional, touching, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: conscientious objector, soldier, painter, romance, friendship, bittersweet, couple relations, fall in love, artists and showbiz, love and romance, unfulfilled love, friends ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, victorian, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe, london, wales, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Lucy & Desi: Before the Laughter (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lucy & Desi: Before the Laughter is described by CBS as "a dramatic love story" about the lives of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz.
Plot: comedienne, hollywood, actor, actress, womanizer, bandleader, price of fame, actor's life, showbiz, fame, star, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 391
Tempted (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The strain of juggling her responsibilities as wife, mother, and successful paralegal have worn Emma Burke (Virginia Madsen) out. Thus it is that Emma welcomes the opportunity to briefly take leave of her Boston home and head for sunny Hawaii. It is ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, sexual ...
Plot: adultery, family relations, love affair, fall in love, love triangle, romance, parents and children, dishonesty, couples, infidelity, last wish, funeral ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.4
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Tom & Viv (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story of the marriage of the poet TS Eliot to socialite Vivienne Haigh-Wood, which had to cope with her gynaeological and emotional problems and his growing fame.
Style: psychological, realistic, emotional, sincere, contemplative ...
Plot: writer's life, parents and children, crumbling marriage, love and romance, couples, family problems, family life, honeymoon, infidelity, family relations, couple relations, romance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.4
 14K
Breathe In (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a foreign exchange student arrives in a small upstate New York town, she challenges the dynamics of her host family's relationships and alters their lives forever.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, age difference, midlife crisis, family relations, couples, family problems, unfulfillment, introspection, human nature, under the surface, teacher student relationship, musician ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Man in the Attic (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on a true story from 1910, this tells the story of a young man who is hidden in an attic by his older lover.
Style: realistic, sexy, sexual, serious
Plot: obsession, teenager, attic, couple relations, romance, unfulfillment, unsupportive spouse, love affair, youth, love and romance, teenage life, couples ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 120K
J. Edgar (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: As the face of law enforcement in America for almost 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his life.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, bleak, factual ...
Plot: fbi, corruption, surveillance, communism, politician, notoriety, gays and lesbians, state affairs, crimes, president, homosexual, fighting crime ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., united states, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A look at the life and career of controversial Louisiana governor Huey Long, whose nickname was "The Kingfish."
Style: serious, thought provoking, captivating, sincere, disturbing ...
Plot: assassination, murder, politics, state affairs, crimes, human spirit, life is a bitch, rise to the top, media, ambition, society, campaign ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 1930s, 20s, 30s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Ryan's Daughter (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 195 min.
Story: World War I seems far away from Ireland's Dingle peninsula when Rosy Ryan Shaughnessy goes horseback riding on the beach with the young English officer. There was a magnetic attraction between them the day he was the only customer in her ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: village, political unrest, love triangle, officer, romance, forbidden love, fall in love, couples, soldier, treason, world war one, pub ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 70s
Place: ireland, europe, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%