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The Affair of the Necklace (2001)
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The Affair of the Necklace (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In pre-Revolutionary France, a young aristocratic woman left penniless by the political unrest in the country, must avenge her family's fall from grace by scheming to steal a priceless necklace.
Style: factual, atmospheric, realistic, epic, serious, stylized, sexy, light, romantic, colourful ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: politics, conspiracy, romance, royal family, revenge, justice, intrigue, police investigation, countess, love and romance, couples, state affairs, couple relations, dishonesty, french revolution, male female relationship, legacy, husband wife relationship, royalty, poverty, nobility, benefactor, mother son relationship, death, torture ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1780s, 1770s
Place: france, paris france, england, versailles, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sexy, realistic, dramatic and serious films with plots about catastrophe, betrayal, dialogue, mentor, runaway, culture clash and beautiful scenery mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like The Affair of the Necklace: Marie Antoinette (2006), Valmont (1989), Jefferson in Paris (1995), Farewell, My Queen (2012), The Other Boleyn Girl (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Marie Antoinette (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and ultimately the fall of Versailles.
Style: factual, colourful, melancholic, realistic, visually appealing ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: historical character, french revolution, queen, princess, royal court, french history, royal family, french, fashion, aristocracy, coming of age, art ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, victorian era, 1780s, 1770s
Place: france, versailles, europe, tokyo, austria ...
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Valmont (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Set in Baroque France, a scheming widow and her lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman. The lover, Valmont, bets that he can seduce her, even though she is an honorable woman. If he wins, he can have his lover to do as ...
Style: stylized, sexy, realistic, clever, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: betrayal, seduction, virginity, manipulation, romance, infidelity, virgin, tragedy, hypocrisy, couple relations, wager, love triangle ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jefferson in Paris (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: His wife having recently died, Thomas Jefferson accepts the post of United States ambassador to pre-revolutionary France, though he finds it difficult to adjust to life in a country where the aristocracy subjugates an increasingly restless ...
Style: sexy, dramatic, cerebral, romantic, intellectual ...
Plot: revolution, romance, president, interracial romance, slavery, french revolution, politics, u.s. president, life philosophy, secrets, runaway, justice ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1780s, 19th century
Place: paris france, france, versailles, new jersey, england ...
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40%
Farewell, My Queen (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A look at the relationship between Marie Antoinette and one of her readers during the final days of the French Revolution.
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, erotic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: royal court, revolution, lesbian subtext, master and servant, lesbian, royal family, french revolution, lady in waiting, female nudity, suicide by hanging, lesbian love, king ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, georgian era
Place: paris france, versailles, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, driven by their family's blind ambition, compete for the love of the ...
Style: sexy, romantic, stylized, atmospheric, factual ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: royal court, love triangle, royal family, intrigue, medieval, king, queen, marriage, ambition, family relations, betrayal, siblings relations ...
Time: 16th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, rome italy, london, europe, france
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38%
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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: sexy, romantic, dramatic, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, duchess, love affair, aristocracy, infidelity, duke, adultery, marriage, royalty, high society, romance, marital rape ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 19th century, victorian era, 50s ...
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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A Royal Affair (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A young queen falls in love with her physician, and they start a revolution that changes their nation forever.
Style: realistic, stylized, sexy, atmospheric, factual ...
Audience: date night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: love affair, royal family, love triangle, adultery, aristocracy, queen, infidelity, coup d'etat, political intrigue, royal court, tragic love, insanity ...
Time: 18th century, victorian era, georgian era, 1770s, year 1968 ...
Place: denmark, europe, england, berlin germany, scandinavia ...
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36%
 7.5
 15K
Sunshine (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Germany, Austria, Canada, Hungary, France, UK, USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: The film follows a Jewish family living in Hungary through three generations, rising from humble beginnings to positions of wealth and power in the crumbling Austro-Hungarian Empire. The patriarch becomes a prominent judge but is torn when his ...
Style: erotic, sexy, emotional, dramatic, political ...
Plot: holocaust, jewish, anti semitism, world war two, nazi, sex scene, society, political unrest, family life, siblings relations, politics, public humiliation ...
Time: 19th century, 1940s, 20th century, 90s, 50s ...
Place: hungary, eastern europe, israel, serbia, europe ...
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100%
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Ridicule (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: To get royal backing on a needed drainage project, a poor French lord must learn to play the delicate games of wit at court at Versailles.
Style: sexy, talky, humorous, witty, ridiculous ...
Plot: royal court, manipulation, royalty, intrigue, courtroom, society, ambition, idealism, women, wine, vengeance, farce ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s
Place: versailles, france, england, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
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Restoration (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An aspiring young physician, Robert Merivel found himself in the service of King Charles II and saves the life of someone close to the King. Merivel joins the King's court and lives the high life provided to someone of his position. Merivel is ...
Style: sexy, factual, intense, serious, emotional ...
Plot: plague, redemption, romance, royal family, science, betrayal, medicine, rise and fall, fall in love, jealousy, justice, doctor ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, 1930s
Place: england, london, scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Anna and the King (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The story of the romance between the King of Siam (now Thailand) and the widowed British school teacher Anna Leonowens during the 1860s. Anna teaches the children and becomes romanced by the King. She convinces him that a man can be loved by just ...
Style: captivating, romantic, serious, epic, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: royal family, interracial relations, culture clash, social differences, unlikely friendships, forbidden love, fall in love, love and romance, opposites attract, love story, royal court, palace ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: asia, thailand, england, southeast asia, burma
⇓ 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, romantic, gothic, emotional, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, tragic love, forbidden love, social differences, revenge, master and servant, betrayal, haunted by the past, love and romance, class differences, family disapproval, orphan ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, georgian era, 70s
Place: england, europe
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30%
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Queen Margot (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 159 min.
Story: The night of August 24, 1572, is known as the Massacre of St. Bartholomew. In France a religious war is raging. In order to impose peace a forced wedding is arranged between Margot de Valois, sister of the immature Catholic King Charles IX, and the ...
Style: sexy, epic, visually appealing, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: french history, religion, renaissance, betrayal, royalty, male nudity, sex, female nudity, forbidden love, royal family, intrigue, medieval ...
Time: middle ages, 16th century
Place: france, paris france, poland, england, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Great Expectations (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Loosely based on the Charles Dickens' classic novel, "Great Expectations" is a sensual tale of a young man's unforgettable passage into manhood, and the three individuals who will undeniably change his life forever. Through the ...
Style: romantic, emotional, sexy, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: art, artist, childhood, destiny, romance, love, fall in love, social differences, stranger, inheritance, understanding, painting ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 80s, 18th century, 70s ...
Place: new york, usa, london, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Up at the Villa (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Superficial people are revealed and drastically changed by circumstance or luck in this a tale of death, seduction, blackmail and theft among British and Americans in Florence in the turbulent days just before World War II.
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, blackmail, widow, infidelity, refugee, vacation, seduction, fall in love, destructive relationship, couples, false accusation, dishonesty ...
Time: 1930s, 19th century, 20th century, year 1938, pre world war two
Place: england, florence, italy, europe, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
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Othello (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The evil Iago pretends to be friend of Othello in order to manipulate him to serve his own end in the film version of this Shakespeare classic.
Style: atmospheric, melancholic, tense, sexy, cynical ...
Plot: interracial relations, shakespeare, black man white woman relationship, betrayal, murder, racism, tragedy, jealousy, tragic love, love and romance, rivalry, couples ...
Time: 18th century, 1930s, 16th century, middle ages
Place: england, venice, italy, europe, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Young Victoria (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 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, romantic, dramatic, factual, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: royal family, royal court, royalty, queen of england, queen victoria, aristocracy, queen, love and romance, marriage, arranged marriage, love, politics ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, edwardian era, 1820s, 1840s ...
Place: england, london, europe, buckingham palace, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Dangerous Liaisons is the film based on the novel of the same name by Choderlos de Laclos set in 18th century France. Marquise de Merteuil’s asks her ex-lover Vicomte de Valmont to seduce the future wife of another ex-lover of hers in return for ...
Style: sexy, suspense, sexual, erotic, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: aristocracy, sexuality, female nudity, love, adultery, sex, casanova, emotional abuse, sexual relations, seduction, love letter, sexual content ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, victorian era
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Cousin Bette (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Cousin Bette is a poor and lonely seamstress, who, after the death of her prominent and wealthy sister, tries to ingratiate herself into lives of her brother-in-law, Baron Hulot, and her niece, Hortense Hulot. Failing to do so, she instead finds ...
Style: light, humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, dysfunctional family, manipulation, family relations, love, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, love triangle, love affair, slut ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, victorian era
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Lady and the Duke (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 129 min.
Story: This breathtaking, visually experimental film from New Wave director Eric Rohmer tells the true story of Grace Dalrymple Elliot (Lucy Russell), a British aristocrat trapped in Paris during the French Revolution. Determined to maintain her stiff ...
Style: captivating, realistic, atmospheric, sexy, disturbing ...
Plot: french revolution, master and servant, politics, battles, friendship, forbidden love, rebelliousness, romance, society, political unrest, state affairs, duchess ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, victorian era, 1790s, 19th century
Place: paris france, france, japan, tokyo, new orleans ...
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26%
 7.0
 28K
The Bounty (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA, New Zealand
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The familiar story of Lieutenant Bligh, whose cruelty leads to a mutiny on his ship. This version follows both the efforts of Fletcher Christian to get his men beyond the reach of British retribution, and the epic voyage of Lieutenant Bligh to get ...
Style: epic, suspenseful, captivating, sexy, suspense ...
Plot: ship, island, mutiny, betrayal, sea, storm at sea, survival, sailboat, adventure, lost at sea, murder, greed ...
Time: 18th century, 1930s, georgian era, year 1984, 1780s
Place: england, tahiti, pacific ocean, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.5
 4K
Mad Love (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Spain, Italy, Portugal, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The love story who transformed Juana I de Castilla, Queen of Spain, into Juana "The mad". The tragic fate of a Queen madly in love to an unfaithful husband, Felipe el Hermoso, Archduke of Austria.
Style: sexy, melancholic, stylized, captivating, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, obsession, royal family, infidelity, intrigue, love and romance, politics, tragic hero, dishonesty, state affairs, rivalry, society ...
Time: 1920s, middle ages, 15th century, 16th century, 18th century
Place: spain, england, italy, brazil, argentina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.4
 29K
Serena (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: North Carolina mountains at the end of the 1920s – George and Serena Pemberton, love-struck newly-weds, begin to build a timber empire. Serena soon proves herself to be equal to any man: overseeing loggers, hunting rattle-snakes, even saving a ...
Style: emotional, suspense, enigmatic, depressing, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: life philosophy, twists and turns, obsession, jealousy, tragedy, writers, loneliness, marriage, greed, destiny, brutality, adaptation ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1929, future
Place: north carolina, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Wings of the Dove (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kate is secretly betrothed to a struggling journalist, Merton Densher. But she knows her Aunt Maude will never approve of the match, since Kate's deceased mother has lost all her money in a marriage to a degenerate opium addict. When Kate meets ...
Style: atmospheric, sexy, serious, romantic, stylized ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), love triangle, love, relationships, betrayal, death, romance, power relations, couple relations, rich and poor, melancholy, marriage ...
Time: 1910s, edwardian era, 19th century, victorian era, 1920s ...
Place: england, london, europe, italy, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.5
 24K
A Little Chaos (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A landscape gardener is hired by famous architect Le Nôtre to construct the grand gardens at the palace of Versailles. As the two work on the palace, they find themselves drawn to each other and are thrown into rivalries within the court of King ...
Style: light, romantic, colourful, melancholic, compassionate ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: royal court, gardener, aristocracy, female protagonist, garden, jealousy, love story, adultery, infidelity, unlikely partners, intrigue, fall in love ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century, 70s, victorian era, 1920s ...
Place: france, versailles, paris france, england, new orleans ...
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50%
 6.6
 101K
Anna Karenina (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
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, emotional, colourful, talky, surreal ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, high society, imperial russia, infidelity, romance, suicide, aristocracy, love triangle, depression, love, adultery, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 50s, 1930s, 1870s ...
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Washington Square (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Set in 1870's New York, a spinster heiress is courted by a much younger, penniless man, much to the chagrin of her over-protective father, and must decide whether to spend the rest of her life alone, or marry a man who is interested in her only ...
Style: romantic, stylized, sexy, light, ironic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: spinster, women, romance, love, betrayal, father daughter relationship, couple relations, love and romance, feminist, marriage, first contact, twists and turns ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century, 1850s
Place: new york, alps, geneva switzerland, manhattan new york city, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.4
 25K
Amazing Grace (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The true story of William Wilberforce's courageous quest to end the British slave trade. Although meeting intense opposition, his minister, John Newton, urges him to see the cause through.
Style: inspirational, emotional, factual, political, talky ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: slavery, politics, christian, friendship, freedom, corruption, civil rights, politician, slave trade, justice, culture clash, civil war ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 19th century, 50s, georgian era ...
Place: england, london, africa, paris france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, sexy, stylized, atmospheric, thought provoking ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: high society, countess, love triangle, marriage, infidelity, forbidden love, aristocracy, destiny, romance, love, love and romance, lovers ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, victorian era, 1870s, 1890s
Place: new york, philadelphia, usa, paris france, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.8
 10K
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: romantic, melancholic, intense, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, romance, happy ending, orphan, love triangle, fall in love, power relations, family relations, love and romance, parents and children, rich and poor, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%