Movies like The Woman He Loved

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The Woman He Loved (1988)
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The Woman He Loved (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1936, Edward VIII abdicated in order to marry the woman he loved, Wallis Simpson, a twice divorced American. These events caused a scandal around the world and Wallis has since been demonised as the woman who stole the King of England.
Plot: horse, wedding, divorce, yacht, diamonds, pigeon, british royal family, king of england, funeral, winston churchill, marital infidelity, scandal, abdication, umbrella, kilt, radio broadcast, parasol, period piece, bagpipes, fox hunt
Time: 70s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: england

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Most similar movies to The Woman He Loved

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, society, fall in love, couple relations and love mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like The Woman He Loved: Wallis & Edward (2005), The Scarlet Pimpernel (1982), Long Ago, Tomorrow (1971), I Capture the Castle (2003), Downton Abbey (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Royal Romance of Charles and Diana (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The second Charles and Diana movie, with two virtual unknowns in the leads: Christopher Baines had acted on the British stage and on the BBC, but Catherine Oxenberg, a U.S.-born, British-raised professional model, here made her acting debut. Of ...
Plot: love, princess, queen of england, prince, british royal family, wedding, heir to the throne, royal romance, wooing, royalty
Place: united kingdom, england
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95%
Wallis & Edward (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1936, Edward VIII abdicated in order to marry the woman he loved, Wallis Simpson, a twice divorced American. These events caused a scandal around the world and Wallis has since been demonised as the woman who stole the King of England. Wallis and ...
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, emotional, romantic ...
Plot: love affair, british royal family, against the rules, relationship vs career, social differences, true love, starting over, moral dilemma, politics, follow your dream, society, head of state ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: england, budapest hungary, france, budapest
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
The Scarlet Pimpernel (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 142 min.
Story: During the French Revolution, a mysterious English nobleman known only as The Scarlet Pimpernel (a humble wayside flower), snatches French aristos from the jaws of the guillotine, while posing as the foppish Sir Percy Blakeney in society. Percy ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: french revolution, rivalry, rebellion, revolution, daring rescue, secret identity, intrigue, political unrest, heroic mission, idealism, undercover, hidden identity ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s
Place: france, europe, england, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Long Ago, Tomorrow (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bruce Pritchard is paralysed in a soccer game and is confined to a wheelchair in a convalescence home. But this doesn't slow his lust for life. Then he meets Jill and has to think about the effects of disability.
Style: psychological, sincere, sentimental, emotional, touching ...
Plot: disability, wedding, paraplegic, athlete's life, hopes, love and romance, isolation, fall in love, human nature, destiny, unfulfillment, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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I Capture the Castle (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A love story set in 1930s England that follows 17-year-old Cassandra Mortmain, and the fortunes of her eccentric family, struggling to survive in a decaying English castle. Based on Dodie Smith's 1948 novel with the same name.
Style: semi serious, touching, atmospheric, stylized, colourful ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: castle, romance, eccentric family, siblings relations, coming of age, first love, sister sister relationship, ex convict, writer's block, wedding, family drama, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
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49%
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Downton Abbey (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the King and Queen of England will unleash scandal, romance and intrigue that will leave the future of Downton hanging in the ...
Style: family saga, captivating, sincere, disturbing
Audience: chick flick
Plot: estate, aristocracy, servant, butler, husband wife relationship, british royal family, class differences, family relations, inheritance, lie, mother daughter relationship, intrigue ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: england, yorkshire, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A Handful of Dust (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The wife's affair and a death in the family hasten the demise of an upper-class English marriage.We see the detritus of an abandoned camp in South America and a main character's hallucination. Then, the story beings. Tony and Brenda Last, ...
Style: gloomy, clever, serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: couple relations, love affair, love triangle, death in the family, social differences, society, romance, crumbling marriage, dealing with death, betrayal, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Bertie and Elizabeth (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The duke of York, nicknamed Bertie, was born as royal 'spare heir', younger brother to the prince of Wales, and thus expected to spend a relatively private life with his Scottish wife Elisabeth Bowes-Lyon and their daughters, in the shadow ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious
Plot: royal family, world war two, human spirit, family life, couple relations, social differences, fall in love, political intrigue, infidelity, family relations, dishonesty, society ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Brideshead Revisited (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Morocco, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Based on Evelyn Waugh's 1945 classic British novel, Brideshead Revisited is a poignant story of forbidden love and the loss of innocence set in England prior to the Second World War.
Style: sentimental, serious, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Plot: world war two, friendship, catholicism, fall in love, love and romance, couples, alcohol abuse, love triangle, society, understanding, friends, siblings relations ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s, 20s, 30s ...
Place: england, morocco, venice, europe, oxford university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Lost in Siberia (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union, UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The political drama is set in the Stalin's Soviet Union after the Second World War. A British archaeologist Andrei Miller is working in Iran. He is mistakenly kidnapped and arrested by the KGB. He is falsely accused of spying and wrongfully ...
Style: thought provoking, bleak, disturbing, realistic, serious
Plot: false accusation, survival, escape, kgb, gulag, society, chases and races, politics, escapades, state affairs, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: iran, russia, siberia, moscow russia, persia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Wide Sargasso Sea (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Dramatisation of Jean Rhys's novel set in 19th-century Jamaica. The tragic story of the first Mrs Rochester from Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre centres on an arranged marriage between a white Creole heiress and a brooding Englishman, who ...
Plot: insanity, attic, mother, wedding, imprisonment, bare breasts, sex in bed, kissing, swimming, fire, breasts, red dress ...
Time: 1830s
Place: jamaica, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Weather in the Streets (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Passion comes calling when a man suffering through an unhappy marriage in 1920s England runs into first love.
Plot: passion, fear, abortion, pregnancy, marriage, male female relationship, love, infidelity, first love, extramarital affair, unhappy marriage, adultery ...
Time: 1920s, post world war one
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Where Angels Fear to Tread (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An English widow goes to Italy, falls in love with a dentist's son and marries him, against her straitlaced family's wishes.
Style: stylized, emotional, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: love and romance, society, babies and infants, fall in love, social differences, couple relations, custody, death in the family, couples, dentist, family problems, marriage ...
Time: 90s, 1900s, 20th century
Place: italy, england, europe, tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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A Summer Story (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A bittersweet tale of lost love, based on a short story ("The Apple Tree") by John Galsworthy.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, sentimental
Plot: fall in love, past, romance, school, betrayal, city life, love and romance, youth, couples, urban, family relations, strong sexual content ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Cat's Meow (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Semi-true story of the Hollywood murder that occurred at a star-studded gathering aboard William Randolph Hearst's yacht in 1924.
Style: stylized, cynical, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: hollywood, murder, infidelity, yacht, crimes of passion, party, mistress, gossip, couples, actor's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san diego california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Remains of the Day (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A rule bound head butler's world of manners and decorum in the household he maintains is tested by the arrival of a housekeeper who falls in love with him in post-WWI Britain. The possibility of romance and his master's cultivation of ties ...
Style: psychological, emotional, touching, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: butler, master and servant, aristocracy, loyalty, nazism, jewish, couple relations, politics, german, career, self sacrifice, political unrest ...
Time: 1930s, 50s, 1940s, 1950s, 20th century ...
Place: england, britain, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Women in Love (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Close friends Rupert Birkin and Gerald Crich begin romances with siblings Ursula and Gudrun Brangwen. After the couples wed, they take a joint honeymoon to Switzerland, where things begin happily -- but they become increasingly complicated as the ...
Style: sexy, sexual, erotic, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: wrestling, love triangle, romance, friendship, family relations, family problems, couples, honeymoon, human nature, social differences, couple relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 1920s, 70s
Place: england, europe, alps, swiss alps, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Go-Between (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Tale of torrid and forbidden love between Christie and Bates in the English countryside.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: forbidden love, friendship, birthday party, cricket the game, social differences, love triangle, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, love affair, fall in love, tragic love, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, victorian era, victorian, 19th century ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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A Hazard of Hearts (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When compulsive gambler Sir Giles Staverley has lost his estate and all his money playing dice, he realises that he only has one thing left of value: his daughter Serena. In a final game, he stakes his daughter's hand in marriage, convinced ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, captivating, atmospheric, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gambling, superhero, love and romance, ambition, romance, dishonesty, couples, estate, wager, villainess, period piece, sword duel ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: village, political unrest, love triangle, soldier, romance, fall in love, forbidden love, couples, treason, officer, world war one, mute ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 70s
Place: ireland, england, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Heat and Dust (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The parallel story of Anne and her grand-aunt Olivia in their experiences in India
Style: contemplative, serious, realistic
Plot: british colonial, self discovery, interracial relations, extramarital affair, bbc, love affair, social differences, introspection, love and romance, romance, society, opposites attract ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia, kashmir
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Ivanhoe (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: This is a remake of Walter Scott's Ivanhoe. Ivanhoe, a worthy and noble knight, the champion of justice returns to England after the holy wars. He find England under the reign of Prince John and his henchmen and finds himself being involved in ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: knight, heroes, rescue, good versus evil, heroic mission, escapades, adventure, romance, rivalry, danger, jousting, royal family ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Lady Chatterley's Lover (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An early-20th-century tale of love across class boundaries which tells the legendary and romantic story of Lady Chatterley’s affair with her gamekeeper. Jed Mercurio’s adaptation of DH Lawrence’s classic.
Style: sexual, realistic, serious, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: love affair, cheating on husband, master and servant, social differences, infidelity, society, obsession, sexual relations, romance, couples, unfulfillment, countryside ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, 1910s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Woodlanders (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story is set in late 19th century rural corner of South England. The daughter of timber merchant Melbury, Grace, returns to the town after finishing school. Her father now believes she can find a better husband than her childhood sweetheart, ...
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, looking for love, love affair, couple relations, social differences, forbidden love, school, tragic love, fall in love, rich and poor, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: england, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
William & Kate (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: William & Kate is the first of two unrelated American television films about the relationship between Prince William and Catherine "Kate" Middleton (now The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge), directed by Mark Rosman and written by ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: british royal family, royal family, love and romance, social differences, fall in love, couples, paparazzi, private vs public, society, state affairs, royal court, young love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: united kingdom, england, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Mansfield Park (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In Mansfield Park, poverty-stricken Fanny Price is sent away to live with her wealthy uncle and aunt at Mansfield Park. As she struggles to adapt to her new lifestyle she begins to attract the attentions of suitors, learning about the sexual ...
Style: realistic, stylized, witty, romantic, suspense ...
Plot: jane austen, love triangle, family relations, estate, couple relations, couples, love and romance, society, fall in love, social differences, romance, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Virgin and the Gypsy (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Film adaptation from the novel by D.H. Lawrence, discovered after the celebrated author's death in 1930, a romantic love story tells of a prim young English girl who is sexually attracted to a seductively virile gypsy. The climatic dam burst is ...
Style: sentimental, sexual, emotional, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: virgin, gypsy, couples, injustice, family relations, repression, social relations, tragic love, unfulfilled love, innocence lost, looking for love, love and romance ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: europe, england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Little Dorrit (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 357 min.
Story: A drama based on the novel by Charles Dickens which tells the story of Arthur Clennam who is thrown into a debtor's prison. There he meets a young seamstress whose father has been imprisoned for twenty-five years. A film in originally released ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couples, family relations, social differences, life is a bitch, master and servant, love and romance, society, rise to the top, parents and children, fall in love, couple relations, down on your luck ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, venice, london, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Angels and Insects (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In Victorian England, wealthy patriarch Sir Harald Alabaster invites an impoverished biologist, William Adamson, into his home. There, William tries to continue his work, but is distracted by Alabaster's seductive daughter, Eugenia. William and ...
Style: stylized, contemplative, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: incest, erection, sex with brother, destructive relationship, family relations, period piece, scientist, naturalist, siblings relations, victorian england, rich woman poor man, romance ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 18th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Matters of the Heart (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A world-class pianist (Seymour) becomes romantically and sexually involved with her young protege (Gartin).
Plot: teacher student sex, lovers, teacher student relationship, piano teacher, music teacher, older woman younger man sex, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, pianist, drinking alcohol, wheelchair, undressing ...
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