Movies and TV shows like The Citadel

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The Citadel (1983)
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The Citadel (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 500 min.
TV show
Story: The Citadel is a 1983 BBC television adaptation written by Don Shaw from A. J. Cronin's novel The Citadel, which was originally published in 1937. It was produced by Ken Riddington. Other television versions include a British and two Italian adaptations. The BBC dramatisation stars Ben Cross as Dr. Andrew Manson and Clare Higgins as Christine Manson. It was broadcast in the US from November 1983 until January 1984 by PBS television as part of Masterpiece Theatre.
Plot: doctors, handicapped, court, trial, miner, ambition, tuberculosis, husband wife relationship, dead wife, medical research, mining town, idealist, scotsman
Time: 1930s
Place: wales

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and stylized films and TV series with plots about ambition, society, family relations, husband wife relationship, power relations, social differences and dishonesty mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Citadel: The Charmer (1987), All Passion Spent (1986), Act of Will (1989), Anglo Saxon Attitudes (1992), National Treasure (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Charmer (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 312 min.
TV show
Story: The Charmer was a 1987 British television serial set in the 1930s, and starring Nigel Havers as Ralph Ernest Gorse, a seducing conman and murderer, Rosemary Leach as Joan Plumleigh-Bruce, the smitten victim widow and Bernard Hepton as Donald ...
Plot: womanizer, murder, murder trial, army, execution, con artists, cheating
Time: 1930s
Place: england
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All Passion Spent (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 158 min.
TV show
Story: his three-part miniseries begins with elderly Lady Slane (Wendy Hiller) sitting watchfully by the deathbed of her husband. Tended by her equally aged French maid Genoux (Eileen Way), who has served her faithfully for a lifetime, Lady Slane deals ...
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Time: 1930s
Place: england, london
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93%
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Act of Will (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Act of Will is a 1989 mini-series directed by Don Sharp. It the third mini series based on a Barbara Taylor Bradford novel he had directed and was an early lead role for Elizabeth Hurley.
Style: family saga
Plot: hospital, career woman, nurse, ambition, orphan, painting, fashion designer, sewing machine, pub, forbidden love, dysfunctional marriage, sex scene ...
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Anglo Saxon Attitudes (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 229 min.
TV show
Story: Three part miniseries about Gerald Middleton, an aging historian, who reflects on his youth, relationships (especially the one with his best friend's girl), career (shadowed by a scandal), and current issues, like his marriage and kids.
Plot: historian, excavation, infidelity, female nudity, scandal, professor, husband wife relationship, topless, introspection
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National Treasure (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Paul Finchley is a bona fide "national treasure", one half of a popular, long-running comedy double act. The famous comedian's world is thrown into chaos when he is accused of historic sexual abuse.
Style: twist ending, tense, suspense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: court, trial, comedian, family relations, sexual assault, actor, rape accusation, husband wife relationship, rape, bad guy wins, rapist, unhappy ending ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Married Man (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: British television movie in which a married lawyer's excursion into adultery leads to murder.
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Dancing on the Edge (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: A black jazz band becomes entangled in the aristocratic world of 1930s London as they seek fame and fortune.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, tense, stylized ...
Plot: jazz, music, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, musician's life, ambition, music band, high society, aristocracy, lifestyle, backstage, mogul ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1933
Place: london, england
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73%
To Serve Them All My Days (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 673 min.
TV show
Story: David Powlett-Jones has just returned to England from the trenches of WWI. He was injured and shell-shocked and, after a spell in hospital he gets a job teaching in a boys boarding school in S.W. England. He is not at all sure he can do the job, but ...
Style: talky, realistic, serious, clever, touching
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Time: 1910s, 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 416 min.
TV show
Story: Anthony Powell's 12 volume novel sequence "A Dance to the Music of Time" has been dramatised for television.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, stylized
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The Politician's Husband (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Aiden Hoynes is a senior cabinet minister who has always put his career before family, with the support of Freya, his devoted wife and mother to their two young children. But when Freya's own political career takes off and threatens to ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, tense, psychological ...
Plot: politics, betrayal, political intrigue, relationship vs career, ambition, family, state affairs, blind ambition, couples, husband wife relationship, career woman, politician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Women in Love (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
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Story: Combining some elements of The Rainbow with Women in Love, this adaptation focuses on the lives of two sisters, Ursula and Gudrun Brangwen, as they struggle with their own loves, desires and passions. The drama follows their relationships with two ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Teresa Raquin (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 173 min.
TV show
Story: In order to be together, lovers Therese and Laurent plot to kill Therese's husband, Camille, but find themselves haunted by their deeds and Madame Raquin's silent judgment.
Plot: murder, adultery, destiny
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 206 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
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Style: stylized, sexy, captivating, sexual, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
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Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Country: UK
Duration: 385 min.
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Country: UK
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 168 min.
TV show
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Place: england
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Body & Soul (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
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49%
The Wingless Bird (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: On the eve of World War I, Agnes Conway manages both the business and the problems of her troubled family. She finds the strength to break class barriers and help her sister Jessie marry a good boy from a family of dockside toughs. Is she strong ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Style: realistic, serious, touching, stylized
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Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Vanity Fair (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray's novel. The first colour production from the BBC.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, stylized
Plot: manipulation, satire, couple relations, wooing, love and romance, blind ambition, dishonesty, social differences, rich and poor, life turned upside down, couples, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Kane & Abel (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Kane and Abel are born on the same day the same year on each side of the Atlantic. William Kane is born in one of the richest families of Boston and grows up to be a banker on Wall Street. Abel Rosnovski is born in the Polish countryside and has to ...
Style: saga, serious, realistic, captivating
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Time: 1900s, 20s, 50s, 1910s, 80s ...
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Great Expectations (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mini-series based on the novel by Charles Dickens.
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Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 94
Attachments (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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Plot: lesbianism, struggle, internet, male nudity, female nudity, lesbian, skateboard, ambition, idealism, male objectification, band, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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46%
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK
TV show
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Style: captivating, emotional, realistic, touching, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.3
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Vanity Fair (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An adaptation of the 1848 novel by William Makepeace Thackeray.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, witty
Plot: british, social differences, ambition, female protagonist, rise to the top, society, life philosophy, social climbing, life turned upside down, dysfunctional family, unrequited love, prejudice ...
Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%