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Ill-Fated Love (1978)
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Ill-Fated Love (1978)
Original name: Amor de Perdição
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Portugal
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A story about doomed love between two people from different worlds and the impact in their lives.
Style: epic
Plot: forbidden love, aristocrat, aristocracy, high society, doomed love, period piece

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and emotional films and TV series with plots about family relations, love and romance, forbidden love, society, romance, couples and high society mostly in Drama, Romance and Mystery genres. Some movies like Ill-Fated Love: Mysteries of Lisbon (2011), Belgravia (2020), The Pallisers (1974), Downton Abbey (2010), Scarlet and Black (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Mysteries of Lisbon (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Portugal, France
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Follows a jealous countess, a wealthy businessman, and a young orphaned boy across Portugal, France, Italy and Brazil where they connect with a variety of mysterious individuals.
Style: gothic, serious, captivating, bleak, epic
Plot: forbidden love, love triangle, revenge, murder, orphan, romantic triangle, doomed love, aristocracy, high society, nobleman, scandal, intrigue ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1800s
Place: lisbon portugal
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Belgravia (2020)
Genre: Drama, 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: captivating, atmospheric, sincere, exciting, twists and turns ...
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Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: london, england
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87%
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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: 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
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 8.7
 159K
Downton Abbey (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: A chronicle of the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the post-Edwardian era—with great events in history having an effect on their lives and on the British social hierarchy.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized, tragicomedy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: aristocracy, estate, master and servant, manners, countryside, love and romance, butler, social differences, family life, high society, traditional versus modern, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, 20s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Scarlet and Black (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 238 min.
TV show
Story: The story of an ambitious but impoverished young man who seduces women of social class in order to improve his own prospects in 19th century France.
Style: romantic
Plot: class society, deception, passion, poverty, ambition, older woman younger man relationship, love triangle, psychological drama, seduction, social climber, doomed love, female nudity ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Forsyte Saga (2002)
Genre: Drama, 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: realistic, stylized, touching, serious, saga ...
Plot: high society, couple relations, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, love affair, society, wealthy family, rich and poor, forbidden love, period piece, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, 1920s, victorian, 20s ...
Place: england, europe
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60%
Doctor Zhivago (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 226 min.
TV show
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Style: emotional, captivating, realistic, serious, epic
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Place: russia
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Dream of Love (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Esperanza Guerrero is a single mother working as a teacher at two schools, a state school and an elite school to provide for her two teenagers, Pedro and Patricia. Ricardo Alegría, a married father with two young children, works as an Interpol ...
Plot: romance, forbidden love, single mother, mother daughter relationship, interpol, family relations, mother son relationship
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ⇓
48%
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Love for Lydia (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 780 min.
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Story: This thirteen-part series explores just how painful love can be for young people. Would-be writer Edward Richardson is in love with heiress Lydia Aspen and wants her all to himself. Lydia professes to be in love with him, but her first love is ...
Plot: wealth, heiress, inheritance, socialite, period piece
Time: 1920s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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
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Time: 50s, 40s, 30s, 1920s, 60s ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.8
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Sanditon (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The spirited and impulsive Charlotte Heywood moves from her rural home to Sanditon, a fishing village attempting to reinvent itself as a seaside resort.
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Time: 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
 90K
Anna Karenina (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 129 min.
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Style: stylized, emotional, sentimental, colourful, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, high society, aristocracy, infidelity, tragic love, depression, suicide, love triangle, family relations, age difference, cuckold, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era, 1930s, 18th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.7
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Vanity Fair (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Wuthering Heights (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 142 min.
TV show
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Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, gothic
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Princess Daisy (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 190 min.
TV show
Story: The lovely Daisy is the daughter of a Russian prince and an American movie star. After her parents are killed, she flees from her half-brother Ram. She fights her way to the top of the modeling profession and falls in love with a company president. ...
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A priest falls in love with a young artist. Their secret affair is revealed and the Media try to destroy both of them. Apart from their affair, the dirty past of the priest is discovered by a reporter. Nothing can stop them from being together. Or ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.6
 40
Echoes (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Echoes is an American si-fi drama miniseries based on the novel of the same name by Maeve Binchy. It was produced for Channel 4 by Working Title Films in association with RTÉ.
Style: mysterious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.0
 473
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 241 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Quiet Flows the Don (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Russia
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TV show
Story: With World War I, the Bolshevik Revolution, and the Russian Civil War as backdrop, it's an old-fashioned, blood-and-guts narrative, filled with earthly humor and a wealth of colorful characters. The story concerns the fluctuating fortunes of ...
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Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Age of Innocence (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Forsyte Saga (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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Style: family saga, stylized, epic, touching, serious ...
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Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Legacy of Guldenburgs (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Das Erbe der Guldenburgs is a German television series.
Plot: soap, wealth, aristocrat, beer, inheritance, aristocracy, brewery, dynasty, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
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The Crimson Petal and the White (2011)
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TV show
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Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, 1880s, victorian era
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 ⇓
35%
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Sins (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 420 min.
TV show
Story: Sins is a 1986 CBS television miniseries starring Joan Collins. An adaptation of the 1982 novel of the same name by Judith Gould, it is the story of a woman who survives the horrors of the Nazi occupation of France and suffers a succession of ...
Plot: fashion, success, career woman, rivals, heist, nazi, industry, power, rival, price of fame, boss, revenge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.1
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Endless Love (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
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Style: sentimental, touching, suspenseful, emotional, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: true love, forbidden love, love and romance, family life, tragic love, blackmailer, life is a bitch, life, violent husband, beefcake, emotional blackmail, murder investigation ...
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.5
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Scarlett (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Austria
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: The greatest love story ever told began with Gone with the Wind and continues in this sweeping epic sequel, as Scarlett, Rhett and a host of unforgettable characters go from tragedy to triumph in an action-packed saga of international scope
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: europe, ireland, london, england, georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.5
 28K
Normal People (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 339 min.
TV show
Story: Marianne and Connell weave in and out of each other’s lives in this exploration of sex, power and the desire to love and be loved. Adaptation of Sally Rooney’s best-selling novel.
Style: affectionate, romantic, touching, thought provoking, social ...
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