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Enid (2009)
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Enid (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Edwardian child Enid Blyton begins to tell stories to her brothers as an escape from their parents' rows before the father deserts the family...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: dysfunctional family, writer's life, couple relations, ambition, artists and showbiz, blind ambition, family problems, couples, lifestyle, rise to the top, relationship vs career, nanny, children's book, cheating wife, success, divorce, female protagonist, british, bad mother, second marriage, world war two, extramarital affair, novelist, publisher, englishwoman
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s, 1950s, 1940s, 1910s
Place: england, europe

Most similar movies to Enid

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and touching films with plots about artists and showbiz, couples, couple relations, lifestyle, ambition, love and romance and writer's life mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres. Some movies like Enid: Burton and Taylor (2013), Tom & Viv (1994), Nora (2000), Marie Krøyer (2012), Coco Chanel (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Burton and Taylor (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: TV drama based on Richard Burton's diaries, about his last performance in 1983 with ex-wife Elizabeth Taylor. They meet after several years and he agrees to her suggestion that they star in a stage revival on Broadway of Noel Coward's ...
Style: serious, stylized, captivating, realistic
Plot: actor's life, showbiz, lifestyle, hollywood, love and romance, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, couple relations, couples, love affair, alcoholic drink, fight ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
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95%
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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, sincere, emotional, serious ...
Plot: family life, family problems, love and romance, unfulfillment, writer's life, romance, parents and children, crumbling marriage, artists and showbiz, couples, honeymoon, lifestyle ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Margaret Thatcher: The Long Walk to Finchley (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A light hearted look at future Prime Minister Margaret Thatchers rise from research chemist in 1949 to becoming MP for Finchley in 1959 encompassing her early relationship and marriage to Oil Millionaire Denis Thatcher.
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, ambition, head of state, society, feminism, campaign, state affairs, rise to the top, election, member of parliament, british history, jaguar car ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Nora (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, Italy, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1904, in Dublin, James Joyce chats up Nora Barnacle, a hotel maid recently come from Galway. She enchants him with her frank, direct and uninhibited manner, and before long, he's convinced her to come with him to Trieste, where he has a job ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sexual, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: infidelity, artists and showbiz, romance, unfulfillment, sexual relations, couple relations, master and servant, love and romance, writer's life, love affair, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century
Place: italy, ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Marie Krøyer (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Marie Krøyer is hailed as “the most beautiful woman in Europe” and leads a happy marriage life with her husband the great Danish painter P.S. Krøyer and an adorable daughter. However, not everything in her world is as perfect as it seems, and ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, emotional, stylized, serious ...
Plot: under the surface, family problems, couples, breakup, self discovery, mentally unstable, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, couple relations, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: denmark, europe, italy
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62%
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Coco Chanel (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, France, UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Italian-French-British TV film targeting the US audience, about the fashion icon Coco Chanel. The film begins with the fashion goddess (deftly played by Shirley MacLaine) in her twilight years, steeped in wealth and fame, still issuing game-changing ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, based on true events, disturbing
Plot: fashion, tragic love, relationship vs career, designer, lifestyle, rise to the top, feminism, follow your dream, orphan, couples, romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: turn of the century, 20th century, 19th century, 1890s, 1900s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Magic Beyond Words: The J.K. Rowling Story (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Magic Beyond Words: The J.K. Rowling Story is a made-for-TV film starring Australian actress Poppy Montgomery. The film, which was shot in B.C. Canada locations altered to look like British locations, details the journey of struggling single mother ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: multiple sclerosis, ambition, rise to the top, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, writer's life, single parent, family relations, fictional biography, christmas, school, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 233 min.
Story: The true story of one of the richest women in America - heiress to the Woolworth fortune. She had vast wealth and seven husbands, but never found lasting love.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: wealth, drug abuse, celebrity culture, couple relations, crumbling marriage, artists and showbiz, rise to the top, love and romance, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, rich and poor, dishonesty ...
Place: denmark, morocco, africa, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Tommy Cooper: Not Like That, Like This (2014)
Genre: Biography
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The life and times of Tommy Cooper
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, stylized
Plot: alcohol abuse, artists and showbiz, performer's life, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, ambition, couples, workplace romance
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Lennon Naked (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A profile of John Lennon in the late 1960s as the Beatles are set to fall apart.
Style: gloomy, touching, sentimental, serious, sincere ...
Plot: music band, rock, peaceful mission, family relations, friends, disagreement, lifestyle, dysfunctional family, couple relations, crumbling marriage, artists and showbiz, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Dorothy Parker remembers the heyday of the Algonquin Round Table, a circle of friends whose barbed wit, like hers, was fueled by alcohol and flirted with despair.
Style: witty, talky, clever, captivating, cynical ...
Plot: filmmaking, prohibition, alcohol, addiction, friendship, hotel, infidelity, introspection, showbiz, lifestyle, rise and fall, tragic love ...
Time: 1920s, 40s, 20s, 30s, 50s ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Henry VIII (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 193 min.
Story: Henry VIII is a two-part British television movie produced principally by Granada Television for ITV. It chronicles the life of Henry VIII of England from the disintegration of his first marriage to an aging Spanish princess until his death ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: uninhibited rivalry, love and romance, betrayal, ambition, royal family, romance, couple relations, state affairs, blind ambition, clergy, intrigue, rivalry ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance, 1500s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Yves Saint Laurent (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A look at the life of French designer Yves Saint Laurent from the beginning of his career in 1958 when he met his lover and business partner, Pierre Berge.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, stylized, melancholic ...
Plot: fashion, rise to the top, fashion designer, couple relations, gays and lesbians, gay, couples, artists and showbiz, ambition, gender, drug abuse, model ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 60s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, morocco, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Henry & June (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 136 min.
Story: While traveling in Paris, author Henry Miller and his wife, June, meet Anais Nin, and sexual sparks fly as Nin starts an affair with the openly bisexual June. When June is forced to return to the U.S., she gives Nin her blessing to sleep with her ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, melancholic, sexual ...
Plot: love triangle, romance, love affair, couple relations, writer's life, womanizer, couples, strong sexual content, lifestyle, sexual relations, love and romance, sexuality ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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P.T. Barnum (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: This series illustrates the life and career of P.T. Barnum, America's greatest showman and promoter. Starting as a young man who managed an old woman who was supposedly George Washington's nursemaid, we see his career as he finds success ...
Style: captivating, humorous, serious, realistic
Plot: circus, showbiz, family life, couples, ambition, relationship vs career, artists and showbiz, hoax, promotion, midget
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Grace Kelly (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The fairy tale story of the actress who became a princess is told in this biography that traces her rise from Philadelphia socialite to Hollywood movie star.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, relationship vs career, love and romance, rise to the top, artists and showbiz, actor's life, social differences, media, couples, cinderella story, death, millionaire ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Miss Potter (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA, Isle Of Man
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of Beatrix Potter, the author of the beloved and best-selling children's book, "The Tale of Peter Rabbit", and her struggle for love, happiness and success.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: rabbit, friendship, artist, first love, painting, writer's life, imaginary character, social differences, snobbism, family relations, unsupportive parent, friends ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 19th century, 20th century, edwardian era ...
Place: england, london, europe, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.5
 727
Best (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The life story of former Manchester United football legend, George Best.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, captivating
Plot: drugs/alcohol, sport, rising to stardom, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, athlete's life, rivalry, ambition, celebrity culture, sport team, playing football, football ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 90s, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, england, manchester england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 665
My Nikifor (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: From his birth in 1895 through his death in 1968, the gifted Polish naïve artist Nikifor Krynicki (AKA Epifan Drowniak) lived his life and eked out a career cloaked in obscurity - a casualty of both his extreme speech impediment (his tongue was ...
Style: captivating, serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy
Plot: unfulfillment, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, couple relations, love and romance, isolation, ambition, couples, family life, society, lifestyle, tragic love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Modigliani (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Romania, France, Italy
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Set in Paris in 1919, biopic centers on the life of late Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani, focusing on his last days as well as his rivalry with Pablo Picasso. Modigliani, a Jew, has fallen in love with Jeanne, a young and beautiful Catholic girl. ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, factual, melancholic ...
Plot: prodigy, life is a bitch, painter, tragic hero, tragic love, couple relations, addiction, painting, romance, uninhibited rivalry, couples, artist ...
Time: 20th century, 20s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 693
Last Call (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Renowned writer F. Scott Fitzgerald is living the last months of his life with his youthful secretary, confidant, and protégé who later wrote a memoir of their time together.
Style: emotional, clever, serious, gloomy, realistic
Plot: writer's life, couple relations, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, love and romance, curses spells and rituals, crumbling marriage, hollywood, prodigy, unemployment, filmmaking, midlife crisis ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 235
Priest of Love (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Following the banning and burning of his novel, "The Rainbow," D.H. Lawrence and his wife, Frieda, move to the United States, and then to Mexico. When Lawrence contracts tuberculosis, they return to England for a short time, then to Italy, ...
Style: talky, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: couples, love affair, womanizer, rise and fall, society, unfulfillment, couple relations, romance, artists and showbiz, writer's life, against the rules, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: england, latin america, italy, new mexico, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Gathering Storm (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A love story offering an intimate look inside the marriage of Winston and Clementine Churchill during a particularly troubled, though little-known, moment in their lives.
Style: serious, sincere, talky, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: british history, winston churchill, politics, state affairs, war, head of state, society, couple relations, rise to the top, fascism, husband wife relationship, world war two ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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White Lightnin' (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Deep in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains in West Virginia, where every man owns a gun and a moonshine still, abides living legend Jesco White, "the dancing outlaw". As a boy Jesco was in and out of reform school and the insane ...
Style: captivating, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: bible quote, tap dancing, racism, lifestyle, misfit, redemption, drug abuse, obsessive quest, eccentric family, society, family relations, ambition ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
In His Life: The John Lennon Story (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A film about the early life of the rock musician and his burgeoning career as a member of the Beatles.
Style: captivating, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: musician's life, partners, teenage life, lifestyle, against the odds, rock, prodigy, working class, friends, rise to the top, artists and showbiz, ambition ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Liz & Dick (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama
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: sexy, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: couple relations, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, actor's life, couples, renewed love, hollywood, actress, paparazzi, woman crying, theater ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.8
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Raven's End (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the middle of this film, about the working class in pre-world war II Sweden, is Anders who wishes to become an author. His father who is a notorious dreamer and liar, and his mother, who struggles to keep their family alive.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy, touching
Plot: dysfunctional family, working class, life is a bitch, couple relations, artists and showbiz, writer's life, family relations, down on your luck, follow your dream, couples, ambition, unwanted pregnancy ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Margot (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: At the age of forty Dame Margot Fonteyn is considered to be past her best as a prima ballerina and Ninette de Valois is reducing her roles at the Royal Ballet. Then the exciting young Russian dancer Rudolf Nureyev, a recent defector to the West, ...
Style: captivating, realistic, stylized, serious
Plot: ballerina, artists and showbiz, love and romance, dancer's life, ambition, disability, couples, gay man has sex with a woman, dancing, gay, homosexual, ballet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 388
Shadowlands (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A play based on the friendship between CS Lewis and Joy Gresham.
Style: emotional, serious, talky, uplifting, sentimental ...
Plot: marriage, faith, cancer, death, christianity, terminal illness, love affair, death in the family, human spirit, couples, family problems, family relations ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Agatha Christie: A Life in Pictures (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A biopic of Agatha Christie including her 10 day disappearance.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: mystery, artists and showbiz, writer's life, private detective, memory loss, missing person, hotel, haunted by the past, murder mystery, maid, chemist, hypnosis ...
Time: 1910s, 30s, 20s, year 1962, 1930s ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%