Movies like Downton Abbey 2019

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Downton Abbey (2019)
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Downton Abbey (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the King and Queen of England will unleash scandal, romance and intrigue that will leave the future of Downton hanging in the balance.
Style: family saga, sincere, captivating, disturbing
Audience: chick flick
Plot: aristocracy, estate, servant, butler, british royal family, class differences, inheritance, family relations, husband wife relationship, aristocrat, lie, mother daughter relationship, intrigue, society, widow, theft, maid, housekeeper, female thief, kitchen, chauffeur, royalty, male male kiss, horse, pregnancy ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: england, yorkshire, london

Most similar movies to Downton Abbey

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and romantic films with plots about love and romance, society, estate, couples, family relations, romance and social differences mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Downton Abbey: The Remains of the Day (1993), Gosford Park (2001), Northanger Abbey (2007), Howards End (1992), Pride & Prejudice (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Remains of the Day (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A rule bound head butler's world of manners and decorum in the household he maintains is tested by the arrival of a housekeeper who falls in love with him in post-WWI Britain. The possibility of romance and his master's cultivation of ties ...
Style: psychological, emotional, touching, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: butler, master and servant, jewish, loyalty, aristocracy, nazism, career, politics, self sacrifice, political unrest, german, newspaper ...
Time: 1930s, 50s, 1940s, 1950s, 20th century ...
Place: england, britain, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.7
 156K
Downton Abbey (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
Story: A chronicle of the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the post-Edwardian era—with great events in history having an effect on their lives and on the British social hierarchy.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized, tragicomedy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: aristocracy, estate, master and servant, countryside, manners, love and romance, butler, family life, high society, social differences, family relations, traditional versus modern ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 1910s, 20s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 78K
Gosford Park (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, UK, Italy
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Multiple storylined drama set in 1932, showing the lives of upstairs guest and downstairs servants at a party in a country house in England.
Style: stylized, suspense, captivating, enigmatic, twists and turns ...
Plot: butler, estate, murder, country estate, who done it, master and servant, high society, society, social differences, servant, police investigation, hunting ...
Time: 30s, 1930s, 20th century, pre world war two
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Northanger Abbey (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Ireland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young woman's penchant for sensational Gothic novels leads to misunderstandings in the matters of the heart.
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, psychological, romantic ...
Plot: love and romance, estate, jane austen, family relations, friendship, inheritance, aristocracy, fall in love, society, coming of age, countryside, horse ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.4
 28K
Howards End (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A saga of class relations and changing times in an Edwardian England on the brink of modernity, the film centers on liberal Margaret Schlegel, who, along with her sister Helen, becomes involved with two couples: wealthy, conservative industrialist ...
Style: emotional, realistic, stylized, romantic, melancholic ...
Plot: estate, wealthy family, seduction, english countryside, inheritance, sister sister relationship, infidelity, love triangle, class differences, dysfunctional family, family drama, romance ...
Time: 1910s, turn of the century, 20th century, 90s, 1900s ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Pride & Prejudice (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Pride & Prejudice is a humorous story of love and life among English gentility during the Georgian era. Mr. Bennet is an English gentleman living in Hertfordshire with his overbearing wife and five daughters. If Mr. Bennet dies their house will ...
Style: witty, romantic, dramatic, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, love and romance, jane austen, couple relations, prejudice, unlikely couple, aristocracy, social differences, happy ending, opposites attract, wooing, countryside ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 18th century, 1790s, georgian era
Place: england, britain, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Sense and Sensibility (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. Two daughters are the titular opposites.
Style: romantic, sincere, dramatic, feel good, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: jane austen, romance, happy ending, love affair, love triangle, inheritance, love, rich and poor, older man younger woman relationship, rich man poor woman, fall in love, eligible bachelor ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1800s, 1810s, georgian era ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.2
 4K
Firelight (1997)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Firelight is a period romance/drama film written and directed by William Nicholson. It was Nicholson's first, and to date only, film as director.
Style: touching, serious, uplifting, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love affair, family relations, love and romance, reunion, couples, hopes, couple relations, parents and children, fall in love, estate, governess, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, 1840s, 1830s, victorian era ...
Place: england, europe, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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A Woman of Substance (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 490 min.
Story: A Woman of Substance charts the life of Emma Harte, from kitchen maid at the beginning of the 20th Century, to respected business woman and Grandmother in the 1980's. From humble beginnings Emma Harte starts her business with a small shop, but ...
Style: emotional, captivating, stylized, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war one, family relations, ambition, pregnancy, working class, store, female protagonist, inheritance, master and servant, couples, family problems, vengeance ...
Time: 1920s, 1900s, 1910s, 1930s, 30s ...
Place: england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Angels and Insects (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In Victorian England, wealthy patriarch Sir Harald Alabaster invites an impoverished biologist, William Adamson, into his home. There, William tries to continue his work, but is distracted by Alabaster's seductive daughter, Eugenia. William and ...
Style: stylized, serious, touching, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: incest, erection, destructive relationship, family relations, period piece, naturalist, scientist, siblings relations, romance, parents and children, love and romance, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Young Victoria (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: From Academy Award® winners Graham King and Martin Scorsese, along with the makers of Gosford Park and The Departed, comes the story of Queen Victoria’s early rise to power. From an object of a royal power-struggle to her romantic courtship and ...
Style: touching, realistic, dramatic, factual, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: royal family, aristocracy, queen victoria, queen, period piece, royal court, queen of england, couple relations, love and romance, marriage, politics, destiny ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1830s, 1820s, 1840s ...
Place: england, london, buckingham palace, europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.3
 27K
Belle (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: BELLE is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral. Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield and his wife, Belle's lineage affords her certain privileges, yet ...
Style: captivating, emotional, stylized, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: interracial relations, slavery, aristocracy, love and romance, social differences, forbidden love, society, high society, racism, estate, acceptance, period piece ...
Time: 18th century, victorian england, georgian era, 1780s, 19th century
Place: england, europe, london, caribbean, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.8
 5K
Angel (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Belgium, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Edwardian England. A precocious girl from a poor background with aspirations to being a novelist finds herself swept to fame and fortune when her tasteless romances hit the best seller lists. Her life changes in unexpected ways when she encounters ...
Style: realistic, serious, witty, clever, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, family relations, writer's life, estate, social differences, rise to the top, ambition, unfulfillment, couple relations, love, lifestyle, rise and fall ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
A Princess for Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After her sister and brother-in-law's tragic death, an American woman who is the guardian for her young niece and nephew is invited to a royal European castle for Christmas by her late brother-in-law's father, the Duke of Castlebury. ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, love and romance, prince, family relations, fall in love, life turned upside down, castle, butler, princess, holiday, christmas eve, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.3
 79K
Jane Eyre (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After a bleak childhood, Jane Eyre goes out into the world to become a governess. As she lives happily in her new position at Thornfield Hall, she meet the dark, cold, and abrupt master of the house, Mr. Rochester. Jane and her employer grow close ...
Style: touching, captivating, atmospheric, gothic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: social differences, romance, power of love, master and servant, love and romance, fall in love, rich and poor, society, family secret, unlikely couple, love, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s, 70s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Brideshead Revisited (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Morocco, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Based on Evelyn Waugh's 1945 classic British novel, Brideshead Revisited is a poignant story of forbidden love and the loss of innocence set in England prior to the Second World War.
Style: sentimental, serious, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Plot: world war two, alcohol abuse, friendship, catholicism, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, couples, love triangle, understanding, society, friends ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 20s ...
Place: england, morocco, venice, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Great Gatsby (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifestyle of his neighbor, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. He is drawn into Gatsby's circle, becoming a witness to obsession ...
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, love and romance, fall in love, love triangle, society, love affair, obsession, wealth, millionaire, couples, couple relations, betrayal ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, post world war one, 70s
Place: new york, usa, long island, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Cheerful Weather for the Wedding (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: England, 1932. Today is Dolly Thatcham's wedding day, and her family is arriving at the manor house with all the cheerfulness, chaos and grievances that accompany such gatherings. Trouble soon appears in the shape of Joseph, Dolly's lover ...
Style: sweet, captivating, entertaining, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: wedding, lovers reunited, under the surface, love and romance, introspection, love triangle, ex lover, family relations, estate, friendship, promise, wedding photograph ...
Time: 1930s, contemporary, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 7.1
 21K
Mansfield Park (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: This fun and sexy comedy tells a timelessly entertaining story where wealthy, secret passions and mischievous women put love to the test.. When a spirited young woman, Fanny Price, is sent away to live on the great country estate of her rich ...
Style: witty, biting, realistic, gloomy, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: estate, slavery, country estate, love triangle, jane austen, society, couple relations, fall in love, couples, strong female presence, gender, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.7
 16K
Maurice (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In 1909, Maurice Hall (James Wilby) enters Cambridge, where he befriends wealthy Clive Durham (Hugh Grant). Clive confesses he is sexually attracted to Maurice, who realizes he is a homosexual when he begins to return Clive's feelings. The two ...
Style: serious, realistic, melancholic, scenic, touching ...
Plot: gay, homosexuality, closeted homosexual, gay lead character, society, gays and lesbians, lgbt, forbidden love, youth, gay relationship, gay romance, hypocrisy ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, 20th century, victorian, 1900s ...
Place: england, europe, london, greece, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
 1K
AKA (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A story of a disaffected youth's search for love, status, and identity in late 1970s Britain. 18-year old Dean is handsome and bright, but feels hampered by his working-class background and by his family. In order to make something of himself, ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: working class, gay teenager, hidden identity, dishonesty, couples, love and romance, couple relations, frame up, social differences, society, male prostitute, friendship ...
Time: 70s, year 1978
Place: paris france, london, england, france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 8.3
 8K
Cranford (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 469 min.
Story: In the 1840s, Cranford is ruled by the ladies. They adore good gossip; and romance and change is in the air, as the unwelcome grasp of the Industrial Revolution rapidly approaches their beloved rural market-town.
Style: sincere, clever, atmospheric, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: aristocracy, small town life, social differences, small town, love and romance, family relations, eligible bachelor, class differences, high society, social relations, family life, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
 2K
Basil (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A lonely young aristocrat in turn-of the century England struggles to meet the approval of his over-bearing, class-conscious father while trying to please the selfish woman he loves.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, light, sincere ...
Plot: fall in love, betrayal, friendship, romance, love affair, couples, society, unfulfilled love, secret, father daughter relationship, adultery, extramarital affair ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, ireland, london, cornwall ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Go-Between (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Tale of torrid and forbidden love between Christie and Bates in the English countryside.
Style: realistic, gloomy, sentimental, contemplative, touching ...
Plot: forbidden love, friendship, cricket the game, birthday party, couple relations, unfulfillment, fall in love, golden years, romance, love and romance, parents and children, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, victorian, 20th century, 90s ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Black Velvet Gown (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the 1830's in northern England, Riah Millican, a widow with three children, takes a job as housekeeper to a reclusive former teacher, Percival Miller. Miller makes Riah the gift of a black velvet gown, and even educates her children. But ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: servant, housekeeper, family life, family relations, power relations, single parent, eviction, working class, idealism, love and romance, society, starting over ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s, 1830s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Shooting Party (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 1913, shortly before the outbreak of WWI. A group of aristocrats gathers at the estate of Sir Randolph Nettleby for a weekend shoot. As the terminal decrepitude of a dying class is reflected in the social interactions and hypocrisy of its members, ...
Style: serious, suspense, realistic, biting, atmospheric ...
Plot: society, rivalry, power relations, love affair, couple relations, fall in love, world war one, couples, dishonesty, animal life, wooing, nightlife ...
Time: 1910s, edwardian era
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.8
 9K
Jane Eyre (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Jane Eyre is an orphan cast out as a young girl by her aunt, Mrs. Reed, and sent to be raised in a harsh charity school for girls. There she learns to be come a teacher and eventually seeks employment outside the school. Her advertisement is ...
Style: realistic, romantic, melancholic, emotional, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, orphan, romance, love triangle, fall in love, power relations, family relations, rich and poor, love and romance, parents and children, love affair, haunted by the past ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.2
 882
Byron (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Life and adventures of lord George Gordon Byron. BBC dramatization of the poet's final thirteen years
Style: serious, realistic, romanticism, sexy, sexual
Audience: girls' night
Plot: womanizer, obsession, sexual relations, radical, writer's life, lifestyle, society, romance, social misfits, politics, fall in love, price of fame ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: india, albania, greece, athens greece, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The House of the Spirits (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Portugal, Germany, Denmark, USA, France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A rancher, his clairvoyant wife and their family face turbulent years in South America.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, epic ...
Plot: revolution, family relations, generation gap, dictatorship, coup d'etat, civil war, parents and children, estate, political unrest, family life, farm, justice ...
Time: 70s, 1940s, 1930s, 1920s, 50s ...
Place: latin america, chile, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.6
 3K
Mrs Dalloway (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Netherlands
Duration: 97 min.
Story: As society hostess Clarissa Dalloway prepares for another of her legendary parties, she finds herself haunted by figures and scenes from her passionate adolescence.
Style: talky, gloomy, touching, serious, psychological ...
Plot: love triangle, old love, flowers, romance, couples, society, social differences, gender, strong female presence, haunted by the past, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s, victorian era, 19th century ...
Place: england, london, india, asia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%