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The Outlaw (2010)
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The Outlaw (2010)
Original name: Lope
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Spain, Brazil, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A chronicle of the life of Spanish playwright and poet Lope de Vega, who dominated Spain’s early Golden Age of Theatre in the 16th Century. Lope returns home from war and enters the theatre world when a producer’s beautiful daughter takes a shine to him. They embark on a passionate affair as his plays begin to win popular acclaim.
Style: serious, captivating, clever, realistic, stylized
Plot: writer's life, love affair, artists and showbiz, love and romance, womanizer, love triangle, couples, lifestyle, sex scene, poet, funeral, employer employee relationship, performance, lack of money, confession, fight, scandal, war veteran, stage play, playwright
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: spain, europe, portugal

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and stylized films with plots about artists and showbiz, love and romance, couples, lifestyle, writer's life, couple relations and love affair mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like The Outlaw: Burton and Taylor (2013), El Greco (2007), Mad Love (2001), Paganini (1989), Mary Queen of Scots (2013). 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, realistic, captivating
Plot: actor's life, hollywood, couple relations, celebrity culture, showbiz, artists and showbiz, couples, love affair, love and romance, lifestyle, alcoholic, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
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95%
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El Greco (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Greece, Spain, Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The story of the uncompromising artist and fighter for freedom, Domenicos Theotokopoulos, known to the world as "El Greco".
Style: serious, emotional, epic, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: idealism, tragic love, unfulfilled love, love and romance, artists and showbiz, prodigy, tragic hero, vengeance, destructive relationship, politics, fall in love, ambition ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages
Place: europe, greece, spain, venice, italy
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92%
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Mad Love (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Spain, Italy, Portugal, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The love story who transformed Juana I de Castilla, Queen of Spain, into Juana "The mad". The tragic fate of a Queen madly in love to an unfaithful husband, Felipe el Hermoso, Archduke of Austria.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, captivating, gothic ...
Plot: betrayal, intrigue, infidelity, politics, love and romance, tragic hero, obsession, couple relations, romance, parents and children, royal family, fall in love ...
Time: 1500s, 18th century, 1920s
Place: spain, austria, europe, flanders, portugal ...
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92%
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Paganini (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Kinski believed that he lived through the same experiences as the legendary "devil violinist" Niccolo Paganini, who set whole Europe of the 19th century into frenzy and through whose personality Kinski offers us an incredibly profound and ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: classical music, unsimulated sex, musician's life, sexual relations, eroticism, artists and showbiz, music, ambition, love and romance, unfulfillment, lifestyle, bare butt woman ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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Mary Queen of Scots (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The life and death of the Scottish monarch.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: royal family, political unrest, royal court, head of state, betrayal, political intrigue, state affairs, palaces castles and temples, queen, religion, male nudity, monarchy ...
Time: 16th century
Place: scotland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
I, Don Giovanni (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, Music
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A drama based on the life of 18th century Italian lyricist Lorenzo da Ponte, who collaborated with Mozart on his "Don Giovanni" opera.
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, captivating
Plot: opera, musician's life, music, artists and showbiz, mozart, casanova, lifestyle, partners, writer's life, uninhibited rivalry, love affair, religions or cults ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s
Place: austria, europe, italy, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: emotional, serious, realistic, stylized, gloomy ...
Plot: mentally unstable, crumbling marriage, couple relations, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, fall in love, self discovery, breakup, under the surface, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: denmark, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Effie Gray (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A look at the mysterious relationship between Victorian art critic John Ruskin and his teenage bride Effie Gray.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, stylized, captivating
Plot: love triangle, romance, love and romance, love, wife, art critic, fall in love, crumbling marriage, self discovery, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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, rise to the top, relationship vs career, ambition, artists and showbiz, family problems, blind ambition, couple relations, lifestyle, couples, british ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: ballerina, artists and showbiz, dancer's life, disability, ambition, love and romance, couples, dancer, gay, homosexual, gay man has sex with a woman, ballet
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: infidelity, writer's life, couple relations, romance, love affair, love triangle, sexual relations, artists and showbiz, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, master and servant ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century
Place: ireland, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Color of Pomegranates (1969)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The life of revered the 18th-century Armenian poet and musician Sayat-Nova (Vilen Galstyan). Portraying events in the life of the artist from childhood up to his death, the movie addresses in particular his relationships with women, including his ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: poet, artists and showbiz, clergy, writer's life, life is a bitch, love and romance, society, state affairs, unfulfillment, couples, treasure, lifestyle ...
Time: 18th century
Place: russia, armenia, caucasus
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Leopardi (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A luminously beautiful biopic of the celebrated eighteenth-century Italian poet, essayist and philosopher Giacomo Leopardi, who created immortal verse whilst struggling with a debilitating illness.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, psychological, romanticism
Plot: poetry, poet, writer's life, artists and showbiz, prodigy, society, family problems, male nudity, pubic hair, atheist, unrequited love, universe ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, italy, naples italy, florence italy, southern italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Castles in the Sky (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It is the mid-1930s and the storm clouds of WWII were forming in Germany. This films charts the work of Robert Watson Watt - the pioneer of Radar - and his hand-picked team of eccentric yet brilliant meteorologists as they struggle to turn the ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, stylized, captivating
Plot: inventions and discoveries, couple relations, workplace, couples
Time: 20th century, 30s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Invisible Woman (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In 1857, at the height of his fame and fortune, novelist and social critic Charles Dickens meets and falls in love with teenage stage actress Nelly Ternan. As she becomes the focus of his heart and mind, as well as his muse, painful secrecy is the ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: writer's life, romance, love and romance, introspection, couple relations, forbidden love, infidelity, love affair, unfulfilled love, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1850s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: sexual, sexy, serious, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: writer's life, romance, strong sexual content, couple relations, lesbian interest, gay, polyamory, urban, love triangle, sexual relations, fondling, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Anton Chekhov 1890 (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Summer 1890. In order to make some money to feed his family, Anton Chekhov, modest physician, wrote short stories for newspapers to sign Antosha Tchékhonté. Important characters, writer and editor, just make him aware of his talent. His situation ...
Style: gloomy, psychological, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: tuberculosis, literature, writer's life, artists and showbiz, obsession, couple relations, siblings relations, life is a bitch, adultery, doctor, teacher, kiss ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Mary, Queen of Scots (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Mary Stuart, who was named Queen of Scotland when she was only six days old, is the last Roman Catholic ruler of Scotland. She is imprisoned at he age of 23 by her cousin Elizabeth Tudor, the English Queen and her arch adversary. Nineteen years ...
Style: stylized, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: royal family, catholic, execution, queen, queen elizabeth i, political unrest, betrayal, murder, tragic hero, intrigue, royal court, politics ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: scotland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Charlton Heston stars as Renaissance artist Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564), who begrudgingly paints the Sistine Chapel for imperious Pope Julius II in this epic adaptation of Irvine Stone's novel ...
Style: epic, serious, sincere, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: pope, infidelity, clergy, battle zone, politics, tragic hero, human spirit, tragic love, ambition, artist, society, unfulfillment ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance, 1960s, 1500s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Cet amour-l? (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cet Amour-là is an intimate portrait of a legendary love affair. Set against the beauty of the Breton seaside, it is also a film that revels in the insights that Marguerite Duras' writing affords.
Style: clever, psychological, serious, talky, realistic ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, writer's life, human nature, introspection, couple relations, destructive relationship, love affair, culture clash, haunted by the past, wartime life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Dumas (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Alexandre Dumas, at the height of his career, takes Auguste Maquet, his chief literary collaborator or 'ghost writer' ten years his junior, to meet a young unknown admirer, Charlotte Desrives. The two men are at the summit of their ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: mistaken identity, hidden identity, writer's life, intrigue, love affair, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, love and romance, partners, buddies, rivalry, disorder ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Butterfly's Dream (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In a small Turkish town, two young tuberculous poets try to survive while publishing their poems. As they both fall in love, their life would never be the same.
Style: epic, serious, sincere, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: young lovers, hopes, follow your dream, friendship, teachers and students, twentysomething life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, friends, power relations, poet, bet ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Mr. Turner (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner lives his last 25 years with gusto and secretly becomes involved with a seaside landlady, while his faithful housekeeper bears an unrequited love for him.
Style: clever, stylized, epic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: painter, estrangement, aging, artists and showbiz, elderly, elderly lovers, master and servant, supportive spouse, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s, victorian era, 1830s ...
Place: england, london, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Will There Really Be a Morning? (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: This is the story of actress Frances Farmer, her struggles with mental illness and involuntary confinement in an insane asylum.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, captivating
Plot: mental illness, actor's life, mentally unstable, mental patient, performer's life, writer's life, addiction, child illness, drug abuse, terminal illness, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
In the City of Sylvia (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man returns to a city to try to track down a lovely woman he met six years earlier.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: obsessive quest, city life, urban, romance, love and romance, obsession, sketching, wind, following, street, cafe, bar ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Ludwig (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 238 min.
Story: A history of Ludwig, king of Bavaria, from his crowning in 1864 until his death in 1886.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: empress, losing-it hero, mentally unstable, friendship, palaces castles and temples, tragic hero, betrayal, rise and fall, royal family, politics, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s, 1860s
Place: austria, europe, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Quiet Days in Clichy (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Expatriate Henry Miller indulges in a variety of sexual escapades while struggling to establish himself as a serious writer in Paris.
Style: atmospheric, serious, sexual, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: immigrants, writer's life, eroticism, looking for sex, sexual relations, artists and showbiz, prostitute, womanizer, infidelity, love triangle, love and romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The King Is Dancing (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Music
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Louis XIV, the French sun-king has two passions, establishing absolute rule over the realm -after decades of religious/civil wars- by divine right and artistic brilliancy as a dancer
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating, baroque ...
Plot: intrigue, rise and fall, musician's life, royal family, king, love affair, dancing, state affairs, ballet, forbidden love, infidelity, love triangle ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach (1968)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music
Country: West Germany, Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Using letters Anna Magdalena Bach wrote to her husband, seminal composer Johann Sebastian, filmmakers Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet created one of the most precise, rewarding biopics ever put to screen. CHRONICLE OF ANNA MAGDALENA ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating, baroque ...
Plot: musician's life, prodigy, music, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage, introspection, couple relations, ambition, hopes, couples, lifestyle, woman ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Conspiracy (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 150 min.
Story: 16th century ruler King Philip II of Spain maneuvers within a court of deceit and betrayal
Style: suspenseful, talky, serious, realistic, epic ...
Plot: assassination, political conspiracy, political intrigue, royal court, royal family, crimes, dishonesty, state affairs, blind ambition, investigation, politics, love affair ...
Time: 16th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%