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Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Liverpool, 1978: What starts as a vibrant affair between a legendary femme-fatale, the eccentric Academy Award-winning actress Gloria Grahame, and her young lover, British actor Peter Turner, quickly grows into a deeper relationship, with Turner being the person Gloria turns to for comfort.
Plot: blowing a kiss, airplane ticket, applying makeup, bead curtain, new york city skyline, dressing room, soccer ball, 40 year old, x ray, stepmother stepson relationship, beach house, locket, backstage, repeated scene, pills, butterfly, applying lipstick, photo shoot, barefoot woman, coughing, knocking on a door, cancer, femme fatale, music box, pain ...
Time: year 1981, year 1979
Place: empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, england, new york, california, liverpool

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about drinking, kiss, drink, flashback, dancing, dancer and sex mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool: A United Kingdom (2016), Life Itself (2018), The Last of Robin Hood (2013), Born to Be Blue (2015), Breathe (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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A United Kingdom (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, UK, USA, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments. ...
Plot: interracial marriage, marriage, king, forbidden love, crown prince, falling to the ground, deal with the devil, british flag, royal family, controversy, dancer, uncle nephew relationship ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s, year 1947
Place: africa, england, south africa
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Life Itself (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As a young New York couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes.
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The Last of Robin Hood (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Errol Flynn, the swashbuckling Hollywood star and notorious ladies man, flouted convention all his life, but never more brazenly than in his last years when, swimming in vodka and unwilling to face his mortality, he undertook a liaison with an ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sexual, disturbing ...
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Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1957, year 1960 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Born to Be Blue (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jazz legend Chet Baker finds love and redemption when he stars in a movie about his own troubled life to mount a comeback.
Plot: jazz, historical figure, debt, 12 year old, chess, mirror, tunnel, farmhouse, ex husband ex wife relationship, cunnilingus, interracial romance, actor ...
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Place: california, oklahoma, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.1
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Breathe (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Robin, a handsome, brilliant and adventurous man whose life takes a dramatic turn when polio leaves him paralyzed.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.2
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Nowhere Boy (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The drama tells the story of Lennon's teenage years and the start of his journey to becoming a successful musician. The story also examines the impact on his early life and personality of the two dominant females in his childhood
Style: sentimental, semi serious, witty, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: prodigy, musician, musician's life, follow your dream, coming of age, siblings relations, friendship, dark past, hit by a car, childhood, music, music band ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s, 1940s
Place: england, europe, new zealand, hamburg germany, liverpool ...
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Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: About the young life and loves of artist Salvador Dalí, filmmaker Luis Buñuel and writer Federico García Lorca.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, intellectual
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Time: 20s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.9
 5K
Carrington (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story of the relationship between painter Dora Carrington and author Lytton Strachey in a World War One England of cottages and countryside. Although platonic due to Strachey's homosexuality, the relationship was nevertheless a deep and ...
Style: emotional, sexual, talky, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
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⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Saint Laurent (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 150 min.
Story: 1967-1976. As one of history's greatest fashion designers entered a decade of freedom, neither came out of it in one piece.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: fashion, fashion designer, gay, drugs/alcohol, rise to the top, strong sexual content, ambition, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians, couple relations, couples, gender ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.0
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Valmont (1989)
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Duration: 137 min.
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Style: baroque, stylized, clever, serious, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sylvia (2003)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
In Search of Fellini (2017)
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Duration: 93 min.
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Plot: cleavage, panties pulled down, girl in panties, scantily clad female, bigger dreams, life changing experience, pasta, newspaper ad, mini skirt, undressing someone, motorcycle, coming of age ...
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 7.1
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Style: sincere, serious, realistic, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Creation (2009)
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Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere, gloomy ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 824
Byron (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
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Style: sexual, serious, realistic, romanticism
Audience: girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
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47%
 6.4
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Burning Man (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An English chef with a chic restaurant on Bondi Beach trying to put his life and his relationship with his son back on track while surrounded by women.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexy, touching
Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Prick Up Your Ears (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: witty, clever, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: gay, murder, playwright, prodigy, writer's life, gay relationship, lgbt, rebelliousness, tragic love, artists and showbiz, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 1950s, year 1967 ...
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Fruitvale Station (2013)
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Country: USA
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Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious, sincere, gloomy ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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On Chesil Beach (2017)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
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Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1962 England, a young couple finds their idyllic romance colliding with issues of sexual freedom and societal pressure, leading to an awkward and fateful wedding night.
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Time: 1960s, year 1962, year 1975, year 2007
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.1
 172
Fag Hag (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A straight young woman living in Tokyo becomes involved in the lives of a gay man and his married lover.
Plot: kiss, party, secret, baby, beer, husband wife relationship, dancing, wheelchair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, break up, male nudity, beach ...
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
 12K
Howl (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: It's San Francisco in 1957, and an American masterpiece is put on trial. Howl, the film, recounts this dark moment using three interwoven threads: the tumultuous life events that led a young Allen Ginsberg to find his true voice as an artist, ...
Style: stylized, serious, clever, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: courtroom drama, poetry, literature, homosexuality, courtroom, freedom, poet, writer's life, society, artists and showbiz, censorship, hippie ...
Time: 1950s, 20s, 50s, year 1955, year 1957
Place: bronx new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, idaho, arkansas, colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Steal This Movie (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Five years after Yippie founder Abbie Hoffman goes underground to avoid a drug-related prison sentence, he contacts a reporter to get out the story of the FBI's covert spying, harassment and inciting of violence they then blame on the Left.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: fighting the system, on the run, environmentalism, politics, injustice, rebellion, vietnam war, society, state affairs, fugitives, hidden identity, rise and fall ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, pentagon, woodstock, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A young girl is raised in a dysfunctional family constantly on the run from the FBI. Living in poverty, she comes of age guided by her drunkard, ingenious father who distracts her with magical stories to keep her mind off the family's dire ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, pride, illness, writing, hospital, regret, alcoholic, child abuse, restaurant, painting, gambling ...
Time: year 1964, year 1989
Place: manhattan new york city, west virginia, utah, lower east side manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.0
 30K
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Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A victim of the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 helps the police track down the killers while struggling to recover from devastating trauma.
Style: based on true events
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 2K
Isadora (1968)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her attitudes on free love, debt, dress, and lifestyle shocked the public of ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, captivating
Plot: dance, dancer, ballet, dancer's life, rebelliousness, historical figure, artists and showbiz, against the rules, feminism, love affair, gender, love and romance ...
Time: 1920s
Place: europe, soviet union, riviera, florence italy, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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