Movies like Enid

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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, children's book, cheating wife, divorce, female protagonist, nanny, 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 stylized films with plots about couples, artists and showbiz, couple relations, ambition, love and romance, lifestyle and unfulfillment mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres. Some movies like Enid: Burton and Taylor (2013), Tom & Viv (1994), Marie Krøyer (2012), Coco Chanel (2008), Nora (2000). 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: love affair, actor's life, lifestyle, showbiz, love and romance, couple relations, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, couples, hollywood, cigarette smoking, alcoholic drink ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
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95%
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: realistic, captivating, thought provoking, sincere, serious ...
Plot: ambition, politics, campaign, feminism, society, state affairs, rise to the top, head of state, election, jaguar car, british history, parliament ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: england, europe
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69%
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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: unfulfillment, family relations, artists and showbiz, romance, lifestyle, couples, family problems, family life, infidelity, writer's life, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: stylized, emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: under the surface, artists and showbiz, couples, family problems, fall in love, self discovery, breakup, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, couple relations, lifestyle, mentally unstable ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: denmark, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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
Plot: fashion, orphan, relationship vs career, couples, tragic love, celebrity culture, romance, rise to the top, artists and showbiz, designer, ambition, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 1890s, turn of the century, 19th century, 1900s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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, sexual, touching, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, love and romance, romance, artists and showbiz, master and servant, sexual relations, writer's life, unfulfillment, dishonesty, family problems, couples ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s, 20th century
Place: italy, ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: multiple sclerosis, single parent, writer's life, family relations, rise to the top, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, ambition, fictional biography, female writer, abusive relationship, train ride ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 80s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: filmmaking, prohibition, alcohol, addiction, friendship, hotel, infidelity, drug abuse, love and romance, artists and showbiz, verbal byplay, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 1920s, 40s, 20s, 20th century, 50s ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: infidelity, performer's life, artists and showbiz, couple relations, ambition, alcohol abuse, workplace romance, couples, love triangle
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: realistic, serious
Plot: wealth, family life, couples, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, rich and poor, rise to the top, couple relations, love and romance, celebrity culture ...
Place: morocco, denmark, europe, africa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: realistic, serious, stylized, captivating, melancholic ...
Plot: fashion, rise to the top, fashion designer, couple relations, gays and lesbians, artists and showbiz, couples, gender, ambition, drug abuse, gay, cocaine ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, morocco, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: uninhibited rivalry, love and romance, ambition, betrayal, clergy, romance, state affairs, blind ambition, couple relations, infidelity, religions or cults, rivalry ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance, 1500s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: music band, family problems, musician's life, couples, lifestyle, rock, dysfunctional family, peaceful mission, couple relations, friends, artists and showbiz, family relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, realistic, humorous, serious
Plot: circus, showbiz, ambition, couples, family life, relationship vs career, artists and showbiz, midget, promotion, hoax
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, media, social differences, actor's life, couples, love and romance, artists and showbiz, rise to the top, relationship vs career, cinderella story, father figure, death ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 50s
Place: europe, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: realistic, serious, gloomy, touching
Plot: prodigy, life is a bitch, drugs/alcohol, regret, addiction, artist, painting, tragic hero, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, tragic love, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 20s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.8
 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, gloomy, realistic, atmospheric, serious
Plot: artists and showbiz, prodigy, ambition, society, lifestyle, tragic love, social relations, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, celebrity culture ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
 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: realistic, serious, clever, emotional, gloomy
Plot: unfulfillment, power relations, couple relations, life is a bitch, writer's life, boss and employee, family in crisis, artists and showbiz, hollywood, prodigy, midlife crisis, filmmaking ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Best (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The life story of former Manchester United football legend, George Best.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, captivating
Plot: unfulfillment, life is a bitch, rising to stardom, sport, drugs/alcohol, celebrity culture, rivalry, ambition, athlete's life, sport team, playing football, womanizer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, england, manchester england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 187
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: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: ballerina, love and romance, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, ambition, couples, disability, homosexual, gay, dancer, ballet, gay man has sex with a woman
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy
Plot: dysfunctional family, working class, family feud, society, family problems, couples, ambition, factory worker, unwanted pregnancy, couple relations, life is a bitch, writer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: tap dancing, racism, bible quote, couple relations, artists and showbiz, performer's life, life is a bitch, family relations, dancer's life, small town, ambition, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: realistic, sexy, serious, stylized
Plot: artists and showbiz, couple relations, renewed love, celebrity culture, couples, actor's life, lifestyle, hollywood, argument, extramarital affair, affair, jealousy ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, los angeles, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
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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, realistic, serious
Plot: womanizer, rebellion, couple relations, against the rules, love and romance, couples, love affair, society, rise and fall, writer's life, romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: europe, england, new mexico, italy, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the enduring but troubled love between Lois Wilson, co-founder of Al-Anon, and her alcoholic husband Bill Wilson, co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: alcohol abuse, addiction, rehabilitation, dysfunctional family, wall street, family problems, dedication, couples, fall in love, college, custody, uncontrollable ...
Time: future, 30s, 1930s
Place: europe, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 11K
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: sexual, sexy, realistic, serious, erotic ...
Plot: love triangle, bohemian, writer's life, romance, urban, lifestyle, womanizer, love affair, couples, strong sexual content, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, realistic, talky, gloomy ...
Plot: british history, politics, war, state affairs, head of state, society, couple relations, rise to the top, winston churchill, fascism, husband wife relationship, world war two ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, realistic, sincere, serious
Plot: music, rising to stardom, rise to the top, artists and showbiz, music band, partners, teenage life, musician's life, ambition, twentysomething life, friends, prodigy ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Song of Norway (1970)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Like the play from which it derived, the film tells of the early struggles of composer Edvard Grieg and his attempts to develop an authentic Norwegian national music. It stars Toralv Maurstad as Grieg and features an international cast including ...
Style: sentimental, serious, captivating, realistic, 70mm film
Plot: composer, musician's life, couples, social differences, lifestyle, society, forbidden love, love triangle, ambition, music, couple relations, power relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.9
 564
Paradise Found (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Australia, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Paradise Found is a biography about the painter Paul Gauguin. Focusing on his personal conflict between citizen life and his family life and the art scene in Frane. In an incredible imagery montage Gauguin manages to make a successful living in the ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: life is a bitch, couple relations, celebrity culture, ambition, obsession, love affair, obsessive quest, couples, lifestyle, tragic love, rise and fall, prodigy ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1890s
Place: europe, france, tahiti, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%