Movies and TV shows like The Woman in White 2018

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The Woman in White (2018)
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The Woman in White (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Story: The lives of two half-sisters and their drawing master get caught up in a deadly conspiracy revolving around a mentally ill woman dressed all in white.
Style: gothic
Plot: heiress, art teacher, unhappy marriage, secret, inheritance, flashback, based on a novel
Time: victorian era

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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 society, inheritance, orphan, love and romance, dishonesty, social differences and murder mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Woman in White: Old Bridge Secret (2011), Great Expectations (1989), Martin Chuzzlewit (1994), Our Mutual Friend (1998), Bleak House (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Old Bridge Secret (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Puenteviejo, 1902. Pepa midwife comes to Puenteviejo to exercise her profession. Her faith leads her to cross paths with Francisca Montenegro, landowner, and stepmother of Carlos Castro, a ex lover of Pepa and father of her child, a boy who was ...
Style: gothic
Plot: love, female protagonist, matriarchy, jealousy, priest, false accusation, landowner, village, family secret, servant, secret, father son relationship
Time: 1900s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Great Expectations (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 60 min.
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: rags to riches, adoption, literature, inheritance, orphan
Time: victorian england, victorian era, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Martin Chuzzlewit (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 385 min.
Story: Martin Chuzzlewit is an old man with a large fortune and an even larger set of family and friends. A portrait of greed and selfishness, this magnificent adaptation of Dickens' comic masterpiece features an all-star cast.
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: blackmail, inheritance, intrigue, tribe, society, innocence lost, dishonesty, ambition, manipulations, social climbing, self involved, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Our Mutual Friend (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 350 min.
Story: Intertwining tales of love, greed, and secret identities in Charles Dickens's 1860s London.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: betrayal, inheritance, love and romance, power relations, life is a bitch, society, social differences, lifestyle, love affair, dishonesty, greed, unrequited love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Bleak House (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 510 min.
Story: A suspenseful tale about the injustices of the 19th Century English legal system.
Style: captivating, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: estate, inheritance, secret, lawyer, murder, intrigue, obsession, corruption, injustice, amateur detective, evidence, blackmail ...
Time: victorian, 19th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Love for Lydia (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 780 min.
Story: This thirteen-part series explores just how painful love can be for young people. Would-be writer Edward Richardson is in love with heiress Lydia Aspen and wants her all to himself. Lydia professes to be in love with him, but her first love is ...
Plot: socialite, period piece, wealth, inheritance, heiress
Time: 1920s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
He Knew He Was Right (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
Story: He Knew He Was Right was a 2004 BBC TV adaptation of the Anthony Trollope novel He Knew He Was Right. The mini-series portrays the failure of a marriage caused by the unreasonable jealousy of a husband exacerbated by the stubbornness of a wilful ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: inheritance, diplomat, broken engagement, aristocrat, jealousy, insecurity, gossip, marriage, piano, gossip and rumors, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1860s, victorian era
Place: england, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Hold the Dream (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Hold the Dream is a British two-part miniseries made in 1986, based on the novel of the same name by Barbara Taylor Bradford. It is the second book in the Emma Harte series, following A Woman of Substance. Hold the Dream continues the story of Emma ...
Style: family saga
Plot: heiress, twin, mysterious death, unrequited love, matriarch, attempted rape, businesswoman, retirement, older actors younger roles, male female relationship, extramarital affair, rolls royce ...
Place: yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.6
 2K
Dickensian (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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 ...
Plot: murder, period piece
Time: victorian england, 19th century, victorian era, 1840s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
David Copperfield (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
Story: Adaptation of the Dickens novel.
Plot: orphan, compassion, childhood memory, oppression, writing, coming of age, survivor
Time: 19th century, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Doctor Thorne (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
Story: The story of the penniless Mary Thorne, who grows up with her rich aunt/cousins at Greshamsbury Park estate.
Plot: family drama, village, physician, aristocrat, english countryside, ward, crime
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Nicholas Nickleby (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 330 min.
Story: Adaptation of the Dickens novel.
Plot: one eyed man, caning, embezzlement, eye patch, injustice, obese woman, male female relationship, simpleton
Time: victorian era, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Servants (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Bold and irreverent drama following the fortunes of a group of servants in an 1850s English country house.
Plot: period piece, housekeeper, country estate, aristocracy, butler, maid, servant
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1800s, victorian england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Lace (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: A sex symbol (Phoebe Cates) sets a trap for the trio who abandoned her as a baby, to destroy the one who is her mother.
Plot: flashback, mystery, abandoned, identity, school, actress, mother, unwed pregnancy, female protagonist, unwanted pregnancy, old friend, reputation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Out of the Blue (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Out of the Blue is an Australian serial drama commissioned by the BBC, produced by Australia's Southern Star Entertainment. It began screening on BBC One on weekday afternoons on 28 April 2008. The programme attracted lower than desired ratings ...
Plot: thirty something, hometown, murder mystery, reunion, secret, friend, murder
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Great Expectations (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: 'Great Expectations' opens with Pip as a boy (played as an young man by newcomer Douglas Booth, 'The Pillars of the Earth') on the marshes near his home, where he encounters the desperate escapee Magwitch (Winstone). Pip is ...
Style: gloomy, emotional, atmospheric, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: orphan, generosity, convict, lawyer, rags to riches, inheritance, power of love, lovers, poverty, redemption, destiny, coming of age ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, 1820s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Dwelling Place (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
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, aristocrat, baby, pregnancy, grandfather, period piece, pregnant, drunken man, pregnant from rape
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1830s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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House of Cards (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 226 min.
Story: Francis Urquhart is the chief whip of the Conservative party. When Margaret Thatcher resigns as leader, he remains neutral and after a general election where the conservatives are returned with a reduced majority, he fully expects the new Prime ...
Style: witty, tense, biting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: politics, journalist, reporter, politician, cocaine, political intrigue, political corruption, media, journalism, suspicion, intrigue, secret ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Rag Nymph (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
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: serious, touching, realistic
Plot: pimp, friendship, prostitute, youth, orphan, teenage life, society, starting over, homeless, down on your luck, young heroes, friends ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1800s, victorian england
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Good Morning Children (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 175 min.
Story: The intermediate school in the small community of Kroka is preparing for the annual Lucia, Queen of Light, celebration. Each year, the prettiest girl in the school is chosen to play Lucia, but this year they decide to break the tradition and instead ...
Plot: school, small town, school teacher, unrequited love, parent child relationship, unhappy marriage, parent, teacher
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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White Heat (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A story about a group of seven London-based students from 1965 to the present day.
Style: realistic, captivating, stylized, serious
Plot: friendship, society, lifestyle, destiny, artist, love affair, social relations, friends, love and romance, roommate, group of friends, reunion ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 80s, 90s, 70s ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Game of Silence (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A successful Atlanta attorney's long-lost childhood friends unexpectedly reappear after 25 years. When a dark secret they thought they'd buried resurfaces, the brotherhood bands together to right the wrongs of their shared past - a journey ...
Plot: organized crime, abuse, childhood friends, revenge, murder, lawyer, male friendship, secret, conspiracy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Based on a little known 1848 novel by Anne Bronte, Tara Fitzgerald stars as an enigmatic young woman who moves to 19th Century Yorkshire with a young son. Distancing herself from everyone in the village and their prying questions, she remains ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: power relations, rich and poor, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, romance, couple relations, love and romance, dishonesty, love affair, fall in love, family problems, looking for love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
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 616
Bramwell (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
Story: Bramwell is a British television series starring Jemma Redgrave as Dr. Eleanor Bramwell, a woman challenging the domination of men in the medical establishment, who runs a free hospital for the poor in the East End of London, during the late ...
Style: touching, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: charity, sexism, surgery, love and romance, goodhearted, parents and children, power relations, against the rules, doctors and patients, follow your dream, looking for love, discrimination ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era
Place: europe, england, london, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 540 min.
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: realistic, sentimental, touching, sincere, serious ...
Plot: single parent, boarding school, rich and poor, siblings relations, family relations, society, social differences, family in danger, boarding school life, power relations, down on your luck, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Oliver Twist (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 386 min.
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: gloomy, bleak, serious, emotional, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, child abuse, coming of age, youth, danger, injustice, apprentice, society, social differences, kidnapping, young heroes, down on your luck ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1830s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Little House (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
Story: The Little House is a drama series based on the novel by Philippa Gregory. The drama follows the story of Ruth, who is married to career minded Patrick and is pushed towards the limits of her own sanity when she becomes entangled in the lives of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological, tense
Plot: pregnancy, baby, car accident, babies and infants, manipulations, dysfunctional character, family in crisis, family relations, parents and children, countryside, haunted by the past, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Legacy of Guldenburgs (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Das Erbe der Guldenburgs is a German television series.
Plot: beer, brewery, aristocrat, aristocracy, wealth, inheritance
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Paradise (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An intoxicating love story set in England's first department store in the 1870s. The Paradise revolves around the lives of the people who live and work in the store, each bound in their own way by the power of the world they live in, and the ...
Style: captivating, stylized, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fashion, love and romance, workplace situations, love affair, high society, department store, power relations, rise to the top, urban, workplace, shopping, ambition ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, 20th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.1
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To Be the Best (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada, France
Story: The Barbara Taylor Bradford trilogy that began with A Woman of Substance ends with this epic tale! Paula O' Neill feuds with her cousins as she fights to save her grandmother's business-and struggles to salvage her marriage.
Plot: jealousy, security, female protagonist, heiress, gambling, business, suicide, gambler, robbery, competition, rival, husband wife relationship ...
Place: macau, yorkshire, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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