Movies like The Great Gatsby

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The Great Gatsby (2013)
 7.3
 427K
The Great Gatsby (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Long Island-set novel, where Midwesterner Nick Carraway is lured into the lavish world of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Soon enough, however, Carraway will see through the cracks of Gatsby's nouveau riche existence, where obsession, madness, and tragedy await.
Style: sentimental, stylized, serious, emotional, colourful, dramatic, romantic, bad ending, captivating, enigmatic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: obsession, millionaire, obsessive love, love and romance, love triangle, loneliness, high society, destructive relationship, party, american dream, love affair, unfulfilled love, social differences, society, insanity, forbidden love, romance, lovers, haunted by the past, marital problem, unfulfillment, forceful separation, rags to riches, mistress, infidelity ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: usa, new york, long island

Most similar movies to The Great Gatsby

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and romantic films with plots about love and romance, romance, love, dialogue, catastrophe, love story and couples mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like The Great Gatsby: The Notebook (2004), Anna Karenina (2012), Titanic (1997), The Duchess (2008), Pride & Prejudice (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, atmospheric ...
Plot: love and romance, infidelity, fall in love, love triangle, society, obsession, love affair, millionaire, wealth, couple relations, couples, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, post world war one
Place: new york, usa, long island, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 468K
The Notebook (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An epic love story centered around an older man who reads aloud to a woman with Alzheimer's. From a faded notebook, the old man's words bring to life the story about a couple who is separated by World War II, and is then passionately ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, true love, love story, young lovers, love affair, love triangle, power of love, lovers reunited, social differences, fall in love, romance, loss of loved one ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 90s, 1940s, 1990s
Place: south carolina, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 84K
Anna Karenina (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Trapped in a loveless marriage, aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.
Style: stylized, classic literature, sentimental, colourful, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, high society, infidelity, aristocracy, tragic love, suicide, depression, family relations, love triangle, doubts and hesitations, romance, russian ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 18th century, 1930s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Great Gatsby (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stock broker Nick Carraway consents to play Cupid for his rich married first cousin Daisy Buchanen and her former love, successful bootlegger and forger Jay Gatsby.
Style: captivating, realistic, sentimental, gloomy, stylized ...
Plot: tragic love, obsession, infidelity, social differences, society, love triangle, unfulfilled love, couple relations, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, lifestyle ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois, yale university, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.8
 942K
Titanic (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 194 min.
Story: 84 years later, a 101-year-old woman named Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story to her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert, Brock Lovett, Lewis Bodine, Bobby Buell and Anatoly Mikailavich on the Keldysh about her life set in April 10th 1912, on a ship called ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, emotional, captivating, based on true events ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: fall in love, love, love and romance, ship, love story, romance, drowning, opposites attract, tragic love, iceberg, survival, sea disaster ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, edwardian era, 1990s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 72K
The Duchess (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A chronicle of the life of 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.
Style: emotional, sexy, dramatic, touching, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love triangle, love affair, infidelity, aristocracy, high society, marriage, mistress, love and romance, adultery, family problems, destiny, romance ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s, 19th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: romantic, witty, captivating, classic literature, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, unlikely couple, prejudice, social differences, rich and poor, aristocracy, society, pride and honor, fall in love, jane austen, eligible bachelor ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 18th century, 1790s
Place: england, britain, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Great Expectations (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Miss Havisham, a wealthy spinster who wears an old wedding dress and lives in the dilapidated Satis House, asks Pip's "Uncle Pumblechook" (who is actually Joe's uncle) to find a boy to play with her adopted daughter Estella. Pip ...
Style: emotional, captivating, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: orphan, generosity, love and romance, redemption, social differences, haunted by the past, unfulfilled love, rise to the top, hopes, benefactor, romance, obsession ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
Far from the Madding Crowd (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on the literary classic by Thomas Hardy, Far from the Madding Crowd is the story of independent, beautiful and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene, who attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer, captivated by her fetching ...
Style: emotional, romantic, serious, scenic, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: looking for love, couple relations, love and romance, love affair, couples, romance, society, dishonesty, obsession, friendship, pursuit, secret ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Anna Karenina (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Anna (Marceau) is a wife and mother who has an affair with the handsome Count Vronsky (Bean). Based on the novel by Tolstoy.
Style: psychological, emotional, atmospheric, gloomy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, tragic love, love triangle, destructive relationship, romance, betrayal, love affair, couples, soldier, forbidden love, family problems, royal family ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.4
 74K
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, gothic, captivating, atmospheric, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: social differences, love and romance, rich and poor, master and servant, estate, power of love, family secret, fall in love, couple relations, haunted by the past, unlikely couple, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, classic literature, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love affair, romance, love triangle, rich and poor, inheritance, happy ending, love, jane austen, older man younger woman relationship, love and romance, eligible bachelor, social differences ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 18th century, 1800s, 1810s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 250K
Moulin Rouge! (2001)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A celebration of love and creative inspiration takes place in the infamous, gaudy and glamorous Parisian nightclub, at the cusp of the 20th century. A young poet, who is plunged into the heady world of Moulin Rouge, begins a passionate affair with ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, atmospheric, colourful, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: tragic love, terminal illness, jealousy, cabaret, showbiz, seduction, performer's life, nightclub, postmodernism, love story, bohemian life, french ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 1890s, 1900s
Place: paris france, europe, india, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Deep Blue Sea (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The wife of a British Judge is caught in a self-destructive love affair with a Royal Air Force pilot.
Style: emotional, psychological, realistic, serious, intense ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, destructive relationship, judge, romance, forbidden love, family problems, hidden identity, crumbling marriage, love and romance, love, couple relations ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Age of Innocence (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Tale of 19th century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin.
Style: touching, stylized, atmospheric, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: love and romance, love triangle, high society, infidelity, forbidden love, aristocracy, countess, lawyer, romance, couple relations, life turned upside down, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1870s, 1890s ...
Place: new york, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
 59K
The Best of Me (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A pair of former high school sweethearts reunite after many years when they return to visit their small hometown.
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, true love, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, love affair, road not taken, forbidden love, small town, unfulfillment, young lovers, destiny, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, new jersey, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.5
 13K
Persuasion (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Persuasion is the newest adaptation of the classic Jane Austen novel of the same name published in 1818. Anne falls deeply in love with handsome young naval officer Frederick Wentworth at the age of nineteen.
Style: sentimental, emotional, romantic, touching, classic literature ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, love triangle, navy, love affair, captain, poetry, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, rich and poor, romance, jane austen ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, 18th century
Place: britain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In this story-within-a-story, Anna is an actress starring opposite Mike in a period piece about the forbidden love between their respective characters, Sarah and Charles. Both actors are involved in serious relationships, but the passionate nature ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, emotional, scenic, clever ...
Plot: love, tragedy, adultery, lieutenant, romance, love affair, infidelity, destructive relationship, society, social differences, love triangle, class differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 20th century, 80s ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 2K
Ethan Frome (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the novel of the same name by Edith Wharton, it is about a husband and wife (Ethan and Zeena), who need an extra hand around the house due to Zeena's debilitated body and constant illness. The young woman who joins them is a beautiful, ...
Style: realistic, serious, melancholic, romantic, emotional ...
Plot: destiny, betrayal, social differences, society, tragic love, couples, love affair, family problems, dishonesty, dull life, family relations, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 18th century
Place: massachusetts, usa, new england, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.9
 7K
Onegin (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the opulent St. Petersburg of the Empire period, Eugene Onegin is a jaded but dashing aristocrat - a man often lacking in empathy, who suffers from restlessness, melancholy and, finally, regret. Through his best friend Lensky, Onegin is ...
Style: atmospheric, clever, realistic, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, fall in love, unfulfilled love, obsession, tragic love, unrequited love, soldier, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1820s, 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg, london, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Water for Elephants (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In this captivating Depression-era melodrama, impetuous veterinary student Jacob Jankowski joins a celebrated circus as an animal caretaker but faces a wrenching dilemma when he's transfixed by angelic married performer Marlena.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, sentimental, stylized ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, circus, lovers, performer's life, love and romance, boss and employee, animal training, couple relations, love triangle, couples, fall in love, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 30s, 1930s, 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Wuthering Heights (1992)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Young orphan Heathcliff is adopted by the wealthy Earnshaw family and moves into their estate, Wuthering Heights. Soon, the new resident falls for his compassionate foster sister, Cathy. The two share a remarkable bond that seems unbreakable until ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, gloomy, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, social differences, haunted by the past, orphan, childhood sweetheart, adoption, revenge, tragic love, love and romance, love triangle, family disapproval, romance ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.1
 634
G (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young Hip Hop star named Summer G falls for a middle to upper class sister while in college. After she rejects him for a fellow social climber, Summer G spends ten years building a Hip Hop empire, then moves to the Hamptons where he finds the ...
Style: gloomy, sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: hip hop, modern day adaptation, artists and showbiz, romance, social differences, showbiz, society, tragic love, lifestyle, lovers reunited, unfulfilled love, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
The Bridges of Madison County (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Photographer Robert Kincaid wanders into the life of housewife Francesca Johnson for four days in the 1960s.
Style: feel good, uplifting, romantic, atmospheric, heartbreaking ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love affair, impossible love, housewife, photographer, lovers, adultery, fall in love, letter, romance, midlife crisis, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1987, 1960s, year 1965
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 270
Anna Karenina (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Tragic Anna leaves her cold husband for dashing Count Vronsky in 19th-century Russia.
Style: serious, emotional, classic literature, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, tragic love, love triangle, tragic hero, family relations, love affair, fall in love, destructive relationship, unsupportive spouse, forbidden love, tragedy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Revolutionary Road (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children. Based on a novel by Richard Yates.
Style: bad ending, serious, depressing, heartbreaking, realistic ...
Plot: under the surface, couple relations, family problems, jealousy, abortion, destiny, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, adultery, housewife, dysfunctional family, dull life ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1955, 1940s
Place: connecticut, usa, paris france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Dreaming of Joseph Lees (1999)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Set in rural England in the 1950s Eva (Samantha Morton) fantasises about her handsome, worldly cousin Joseph Lees (Rupert Graves), with whom she fell in love as a girl. However, stuck in a closed community she becomes the object of someone ...
Style: emotional, realistic, gloomy, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: lust, love triangle, obsession, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, unfulfilled love, tragic love, forbidden love, love affair, couples, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: england, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The End of the Affair (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On a rainy London night in 1946, novelist Maurice Bendrix has a chance meeting with Henry Miles, husband of his ex-mistress Sarah, who abruptly ended their affair two years before. Bendrix's obsession with Sarah is rekindled; he succumbs to his ...
Style: intellectual, emotional, sexual, clever, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, infidelity, romance, diary, jealousy, church, passion, temptation, cheating wife, couple relations, love and romance, rainy ...
Time: 1940s, 30s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s ...
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
In the Mood for Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A melancholy story about the love between a woman and a man who live in the same building and one day find out that their husband and wife had an affair with each other. More and more the two meet during their daily lives as they determine that they ...
Style: atmospheric, melancholic, art house, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: love affair, infidelity, loneliness, newspaper, adultery, marriage, extramarital affair, forbidden love, coincidence, neighbor, romance, guilt ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1962, year 1966
Place: hong kong, singapore, asia, shanghai, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Nights in Rodanthe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two unhappy people's lives become entwined when they have a life changing romance. Adrienne is a woman who's trying to decide whether to stay in her unhappy marriage or not. Her life changes when Paul, a doctor who is traveling to ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, romantic, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, parents and children, romance, infidelity, marriage crisis, couples, middle age romance, true love, midlife crisis, love story, reconciliation, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%