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Seven Brothers (1989)
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Seven Brothers (1989)
Original name: Seitsemän veljestä
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 804 min.
TV show
Story: Seven brothers takes place during ten years of the seven deadbeat brothers living with their mother in Jukola, Finland. After their mother's death the brothers are forced to change their lifestyle and try to become socially accepted citizens.
Style: folk tale, avant garde
Plot: nature, forest, family relations, orphan, brother, male nudity, farm, large family, feud, countryside, brother brother relationship, family feud, controversy, learning to read, periphery
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: finland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and touching films and TV series with plots about family relations, orphan, society, charles dickens, brother brother relationship, youth and friendship mostly in Drama, Crime and Western genres. Some movies like Seven Brothers: Eight Deadly Shots (1972), Emily of New Moon (1998), I Know This Much Is True (2020), Great Expectations (1981), Women in Love (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Eight Deadly Shots (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 316 min.
TV show
Story: Small-farmer Pasi shoots four policemen who have come to arrest him for raged drunkenness. Rest of the movie is a long flashback examining the events that finally leads to the tragic shooting. As time goes by, Pasi sinks gradually deeper and deeper ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, husband wife relationship, unemployment, large family, village, moonshine, finnish, melancholy, bootlegging, smuggler, countryside, neighbor ...
Time: 70s
Place: finland
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Emily of New Moon (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Emily of New Moon is a Canadian television series, which aired on CBC Television from 1998 to 2000. The series originally aired in the United States on the Cookie Jar Toons block on This TV and it is currently seen in Canada on the Viva, Bravo! and ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, family relations, uncover truth, starting over, island, family life, youth, young heroes, coming of age, family, grownups, family problems ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century
Place: canada
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I Know This Much Is True (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 378 min.
TV show
Story: The parallel lives of identical twin brothers Dominick and Thomas Birdsey in an epic story of betrayal, sacrifice and forgiveness set against the backdrop of 20th century America.
Style: touching, psychological, social, sad, suspense
Plot: brother brother relationship, paranoid schizophrenia, mysterious past, family relations, life is a bitch, loss of child, identical twins, betrayal, childhood trauma, sacrifice, tragedy, brotherhood ...
Time: 70s, 90s
Place: usa
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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.
Plot: charles dickens, rags to riches, victorian england, orphan, benefactor
Time: 19th century
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Women in Love (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
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
Plot: sister sister relationship, relationships, desire, passion, sisters, life, family relations, female director, female nudity, skinny dipping, world war one, male nudity ...
Time: edwardian era
Place: england
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46%
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Flambards (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 780 min.
TV show
Story: In the early 1900s in England, young Christina is orphaned and goes to live with her Uncle Russell, who owns the country estate of Flambards, and has two sons. Mark, the elder, is a wastrel, a roue and, like his father, loves to hunt. The younger ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war one, countryside, siblings relations, fall in love, family life, social differences, society, love and romance, parents and children, couple relations, uneducated, estate ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, europe
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45%
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Oliver Twist (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 386 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Charles Dickens' novel, this adaptation traces the childhood of an orphan whose mother dies giving birth to him in an English work-house in the 1820s.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy, bleak
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, child abuse, confined, young heroes, youth, danger, coming of age, rich and poor, social differences, down on your luck, kidnapping, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1830s
Place: london, england, europe
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Golden Fiddles (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Golden Fiddles is a 1994 Australian mini series based on the novel by Mary Grant Bruce. It was sot from 23 July to 16 September 1991 and was re-edited into a TV movie in 1994.
Style: family saga
Plot: classroom, family home, rags to riches, family honor, family feud, poverty, wealth, great depression, depression, family relations
Place: australia, south australia
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David Copperfield (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of the Dickens novel.
Plot: charles dickens, affection, orphan, coming of age, oppression, compassion, childhood memory, writing, survivor
Time: victorian era, 19th century
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Great Expectations (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 303 min.
TV show
Story: Phillip Pirrip, known as Pip, meets a convict or two in a graveyard and sets into motion a series of events that lead him from a comfortable life in his brother-in-law's forge to a mysterious inheritance and his acquaintance with the eerie Miss ...
Plot: charles dickens, rags to riches, victorian england, literature, orphan, inheritance, adoption
Time: victorian era, 19th century
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42%
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 540 min.
TV show
Story: Young Nicholas Nickleby sets out to make his fortune in order to prevent his mother and sister from depending upon his uncle, Ralph Nicklby. But he finds his first job as master at a Yorkshire school to be cruel, and runs away with one of the ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: single parent, family relations, boarding school, rich and poor, family in danger, down on your luck, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, society, orphan, friendship, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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42%
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Iron Road (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, China
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: A poor but feisty Chinese woman, disguised as a boy, joins the railroad crew in the Rocky Mountains to search for her long-lost father, and falls in love with the son of the railroad tycoon.
Plot: male nudity, period piece, railway
Time: 19th century
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Dickensian (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dickensian intertwines the realm of fictional characters in Charles Dickens’ novels—including Scrooge, Fagin and Miss Havisham—in half-hour episodes, as their lives intertwine in 19th century London. The Old Curiosity Shop sits next door to ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, captivating, serious
Plot: charles dickens, victorian england, murder, investigation, crimes, family relations, police, period piece
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s
Place: england, london
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41%
Milka - A Film About Taboos (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on a novel by the late Finnish writer Timo Mukka, this simple story focuses on what happens when Milka (Irma Huntus), a girl barely out of childhood, gets pregnant by Ojanen (Matti Turunen) a rustic fieldhand. Her own mother had been hoping to ...
Plot: lapland, male nudity, pregnancy, carpenter, single mother, mother daughter relationship, skinny dipping, youth, child abuse, village, nature, motherhood ...
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David Copperfield (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 185 min.
TV show
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Style: uplifting, captivating, emotional, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: coming of age, orphan, charles dickens, manic, adulthood, rise to the top, dishonesty, society, youth, life is a bitch, down on your luck, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
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Wives and Daughters (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 301 min.
TV show
Story: Elizabeth Gaskell's enchanting tale of romance, scandal, and intrigue in a gossipy English town comes to Masterpiece Theatre in a lavish four-part production of Wives and Daughters, adapted by celebrated screenwriter Andrew Davies.Davies, who ...
Style: uplifting, serious, clever, psychological, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, aristocrat, prejudice, love and romance, parents and children, parent child relationship, estate, love triangle, fall in love, gossip, marriage, secret marriage ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1820s, 1830s
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Underworld Trilogy: The Prisoner (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
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Duration: 292 min.
TV show
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Beulah Land (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 281 min.
TV show
Story: This sweeping epic dramatized the lives of two Georgia families during the early-to-mid 1800s: the Kendricks, who resided on the Beulah Land plantation, and the Davises, who owned the Oaks plantation. Both families loved, prospered and lost during ...
Plot: plantation, american civil war, civil war, family disapproval, dysfunctional family, slavery, brother, southern belle
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Madame Bovary (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 220 min.
TV show
Story: Would you risk everything to achieve your dreams? For beautiful young Emma Bovary, a life of passion and excitement is worth any price. Like a moth drawn to flame, she is entranced by the exotic worlds of romance and adventure found in her favorite ...
Style: gloomy, realistic, serious, atmospheric
Plot: adulteress, cheating wife, feminism, village life, road not taken, couple relations, social relations, infidelity, dull life, romance, family relations, deadend life ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, normandy
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36%
De Stille Kracht (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the novel by Louis Couperus, De Stille Kracht is set at the end of the nineteenth century and concerns the cultural gap between East and West, that is between the Netherlands and their colony on Java. The Dutch colonists, who nominally rule ...
Plot: colonialism, paranormal phenomena, black magic
Time: 19th century
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34%
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Oliver Twist (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: Oliver is born into poverty and misfortune - the son of an unmarried mother, who dies shortly after his birth. He is soon delivered to the workhouse, where the cruel Mr. Bumble oversees children tormented by starvation and suffering. When Oliver ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: orphan, victorian england, child's point of view, street kid, thief, social decay, friendship, danger, society, youth, life is a bitch, injustice ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Rich Man, Poor Man (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 566 min.
TV show
Story: An examination of the trials and tribulations of the Jordache family, from the period following World War II to the late 1960s.
Style: saga, serious, realistic, emotional
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Time: 50s, 20th century, 40s, 60s, 1940s
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34%
Thicker Than Water (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Finland
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: The beautiful island of Sunnanö in the Swedish archipelago is home to a popular B&B run by Anna-Lisa and her son Oskar. Anna-Lisa has summoned her daughter Jonna, an actress, and son Lasse, an opportunist, to the island. It is the first time in ...
Style: realistic, tense, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: family relations, family business, dysfunctional family, island, family reunited, workplace, family problems, under the surface, resort, estrangement, inheritance, family secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, scandinavia, eastern europe
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34%
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An Istanbul Tale (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The series is made into 71 episodes. It takes place in Istanbul, Turkey. The story centers around two rich brothers Selim Arhan the elder and Demir Arhan the younger one. They are still living at home with their parents Omar Arhan and Baheye Arhan. ...
Style: romantic, sincere, touching, sweet
Plot: love, brother brother relationship, rich man poor woman, social differences, mother son relationship, father son relationship, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, life philosophy, star crossed lovers, true love ...
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Dwelling Place (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of Catherine Cookson's novel. Set in the 1830s, the film tells the story of 16-year-old Cissie Brodie after the death of parents, and the repossession of the family home. She finds a barren place to live and care for her younger ...
Plot: rape, pregnancy, aristocrat, baby, pregnant from rape, grandfather, drunken man, pregnant, period piece, pregnant woman
Time: 19th century, 1830s, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Awakening Land (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 333 min.
TV show
Story: Frontierswoman Sayward Luckett's struggles in Ohio during the late 18th-century and early 19th-century.
Plot: pioneer, generation, frontier, american history, lifetime
Time: 19th century
Place: ohio
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33%
Beecham House (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: On the cusp of 19th century in Delhi, we following the fortunes of the residents of the titular mansion. The story begins as handsome and soulful former English soldier, John Beecham, has acquired the house to start a new life for his family and a ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: mansion, friendship, family problems, siblings relations, couples, couple relations, family relations, love and romance, love affair, family life, parents and children, ambition ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india, taj mahal, delhi
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32%
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Rag Nymph (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Seperated from her prostitute mother as the woman flees on foot down the filthy mid-19th century streets of Newcastle from the police, ten year old Millie is taken under the wing of rag lady Aggie Winkovski and her crippled helper, Ben. Young Millie ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious
Plot: pimp, friendship, prostitute, orphan, youth, young heroes, bittersweet, kids in trouble, friends, homeless, society, down on your luck ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1800s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Guns of Paradise (1988)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of fictitious gunfighter Ethan Allen Cord, whose sister left her four children in his custody when she died.
Plot: farm, native american, child care, brother brother relationship, bank, teenage boy, girl, uncle nephew relationship, small town life, western town, small town, friendship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Nature Boy (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A sensitive young man who relishes time in nature is at odds with the rough urban culture in which he lives.
Plot: runaway, environmentalist, orphan, teenage boy, drugs, quest, male nudity, teenager, father, care
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31%