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Scarlet and Black (1993)
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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: passion, female nudity, love triangle, seduction, psychological drama, deception, male nudity, ambition, poverty, ambitious, seducer, high society, older woman younger man relationship, talent, social climber, chore, hypocrisy, young man, doomed love, social satire, love interest, provincial, social class, class society
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and captivating films and TV series with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, society, social differences, family relations and love triangle mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like Scarlet and Black: Vanity Fair (1998), Belgravia (2020), Tilly Trotter (1999), The Glass Virgin (1995), Tess of the D'Urbervilles (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Vanity Fair (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 50 min.
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Story: This faithful BBC adaptation once again brings William Makepeace Thackeray's classic satirical novel to the screen. Becky Sharp (Natasha Little) is a beautiful, clever and poor girl determined to earn a higher place in society at any cost. The ...
Style: realistic, serious, witty, sincere, stylized ...
Plot: manipulation, satire, orphan, power relations, life turned upside down, social differences, couple relations, rich and poor, strong female presence, high society, couples, social climbing ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
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Belgravia (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
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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, twists and turns, romantic, atmospheric, exciting ...
Plot: aristocracy, high society, estate, family secret, life, merchant, family, aristocrat, family life, conflict, love and romance, kindness ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: london, england
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89%
 7.0
 407
Tilly Trotter (1999)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 216 min.
TV show
Story: In 1930s rural England, Tilly Trotter is the story of a young girl envied by women for her beauty, lusted after by men, accused of witchcraft and forced to rise above the prejudice of many people in her community.
Plot: english countryside, hostility, class differences, farm, english, countryside, rape, classroom, family relations, poverty, prejudice
Time: 19th century, 1930s, victorian era, 1830s
Place: northern england, england
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88%
The Crimson Petal and the White (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 274 min.
TV show
Story: Follow Sugar into the underbelly of Victorian London seething with vitality, sexuality, ambition and emotion.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, social climbing, love affair, rich and poor, mistress, social differences, couple relations, couples, diary, power relations, high society, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1880s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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The Glass Virgin (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 1870s England, the story tells of Annabella Lagrange and the terrible secret her wealthy parents have kept from her. When she finally learns the truth, she runs away and eventually finds solace in the company of her family's former ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, sexy
Plot: society, youth, family life, prostitute, coming of age, self discovery, romance, friendship, wedding, working class, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Tess of the D'Urbervilles (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Forced by poverty to seek support, the innocent Tess Durbeyfield seeks the help of the D'Urbervilles.
Style: sincere, clever, realistic, talky
Plot: village life, poverty, life is a bitch, innocence, family relations, master and servant, dishonesty, couples, society, love and romance, nobility, pregnancy ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: england
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84%
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Mansfield Park (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 261 min.
TV show
Story: Drama series based on the novel by Jane Austen. Mansfield Park is the magnificient country residence of Sir Thomas Bertram and his family. It is here that their poor relation Fanny Price is brought up. Never allowed to forget her good fortune, Fanny ...
Style: serious, witty, realistic
Plot: rich and poor, wooing, love and romance, estate, love triangle, romance, couples, family relations, jane austen, sister sister relationship, adultery, cousin cousin relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Sense and Sensibility (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: This is the acclaimed 2008 BBC adaptation of the famous Jane Austen novel. While it originally aired as a 3-part miniseries, this home video release includes a single uninterrupted version of the entire film.
Style: romanticism, sincere, sweet, witty, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: jane austen, sister sister relationship, english countryside, society, romance, wooing, love triangle, love and romance, rich and poor, love, unrequited love, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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, serious, touching, stylized, family saga ...
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Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1920s, victorian era, victorian ...
Place: england, europe
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79%
 8.3
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Jane Eyre (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 230 min.
TV show
Story: In this version of Charlotte Brontë's novel, Jane Eyre (Georgie Henley), a poor relation in the household of her aunt, Mrs. Reed (Tara FitzGerald) is despatched into the care of the callous Mr Brocklehurst at his school at Lowood. As a young ...
Style: touching, gothic, atmospheric, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, love affair, rich and poor, unlikely couple, fall in love, estate, love and romance, looking for love, social differences, romance, family secret, love story ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1930s, 18th century
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Way We Live Now (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: The Way We Live Now is a 2001 four-part television adaptation of the Anthony Trollope novel The Way We Live Now. The serial was first broadcast on the BBC and was directed by David Yates, written by Andrew Davies and produced by Nigel ...
Style: serious, realistic, witty, biting, captivating ...
Plot: lifestyle, intrigue, society, rich and poor, rise to the top, fall in love, life is a bitch, power relations, prejudice, greed, social differences, ambition ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1800s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Dangerous Liaisons (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Canada
Duration: 182 min.
TV show
Story: Updated adaptation of Choderlos de Laclos' classic 18th Century tale of seduction, betrayal and revenge set in the modern 1960s world of Parisian high society. The beautiful Madame de Merteuil seeks vengeance against her ex-lover Gercourt when ...
Style: sexy, stylized, atmospheric, captivating, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: betrayal, love and romance, lifestyle, mind game, love triangle, infidelity, cynicism, womanizer, liar, seduction, intrigue, rock ...
Time: 60s, 18th century, 1960s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Lark Rise to Candleford (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the small hamlet of Lark Rise and the wealthier neighbouring market town, Candleford, the series chronicles the daily lives of farm-workers, craftsmen and gentry at the end of the 19th Century. Lark Rise to Candleford is a love letter to a ...
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Audience: girls' night
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Place: england, europe, britain
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75%
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Howards End (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
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Style: sentimental, romantic, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
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73%
 8.5
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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, melancholic, psychological ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 8.1
 494
Reckless (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 310 min.
TV show
Story: Owen is a Junior Doctor who falls for Anna - a sophisticated and glamorous older woman. Little does he know that she is married to his boss, consultant Richard Crane.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexy, touching, sexual ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Sense and Sensibility (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: Two sisters of opposing temperaments find love and some heartbreak in Jane Austen's 18th century classic.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A determined entrepreneur navigates a love triangle between a young charmer and an older executive, leading her down an unconventional path to love.
Style: romantic, semi serious, touching, feel good
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⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Daniel Deronda (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 210 min.
TV show
Story: Daniel Deronda is a British television serial drama adapted by Andrew Davies from the George Eliot novel of the same name. The serial was directed by Tom Hooper, produced by Louis Marks, and was first broadcast in three parts on BBC One from 23 ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating
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Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1870s
Place: england, europe, italy, london
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71%
 7.3
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Bridgerton (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Wealth, lust, and betrayal set in the backdrop of Regency era England, seen through the eyes of the powerful Bridgerton family.
Style: romantic, sexy, captivating, light, visually appealing ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
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Time: 19th century, 1810s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Forsyte Saga (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation from John Galsworthy's novels.
Style: family saga, stylized, touching, epic, serious ...
Plot: love and romance, love affair, rich and poor, power relations, family relations, romance, intrigue, unfulfillment, family problems, couples, couple relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Room at the Top (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of John Braine's novel about a young man on the make in 1950s Yorkshire.
Style: psychological, captivating, tense, suspenseful, contemplative
Plot: extramarital affair, class differences, working class, social climbing, social status, husband wife relationship, british, rich poor, ex soldier, love triangle, older woman younger man relationship, car accident ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 1950s
Place: england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Tipping the Velvet (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 177 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the 1890s, Tipping the Velvet tells the lesbian love affair between male impersonator music hall star Kitty Butler and Nan Astley.
Style: touching, stylized, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1890s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, bleak, captivating, serious, epic
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, intrigue, countess, scandal, revenge, murder, nobleman, high society, doomed love, romantic triangle, aristocracy ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 18th century
Place: lisbon portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Sense and Sensibility (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of the Jane Austen novel.
Style: touching, witty, sincere, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, power relations, family relations, love and romance, romance, society, social relations, strong female presence, love affair, rich and poor, social differences, village life ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: europe, england, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.9
 458
Haunted Summer (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Authors Lord Byron, Mary Shelley (née Godwin) and Percy Shelley get together for some philosophical discussions, but the situation soon deteriorates into mind games, drugs, and sex. It is a fictionalization of the summer that Lord Byron and the ...
Style: gothic, realistic, serious, sexual, sexy ...
Plot: couples, drug abuse, mutant, manipulations, romance, manipulation, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, love and romance, writer's life, artists and showbiz, mind game ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Wuthering Heights (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 142 min.
TV show
Story: Foundling Heathcliff is raised by the wealthy Earnshaws in Yorkshire but in later life launches a vendetta against the family.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, gothic, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: unfulfilled love, obsession, love affair, forbidden love, estate, social differences, love triangle, family relations, destructive relationship, society, punishment, revenge ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Ill-Fated Love (1978)
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: high society, period piece, aristocracy, doomed love, forbidden love, aristocrat
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Poor Nastya (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Poor Nastya is a Russian telenovela originally aired from 31 October 2003 to 30 April 2004 on the STS. Based on the imperial setting of the 19th century, the series reached international success and was shown in Ukraine, China, Israel, Serbia, ...
Style: romantic, touching, sincere, sentimental
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: love hate relationship, love and romance, nobility, intrigue, dream girl, emperor, unspoken love, love at first sight, girl heroine, russian history, mystery, country girl ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%