Movies like Angels and Insects

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Angels and Insects (1995)
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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 Eugenia begin a torrid romance, but as the couple become closer, the young scientist begins to realize that dark, disturbing things are happening behind the closed doors of the Alabaster manor.
Style: stylized, sincere, touching, gloomy, serious, realistic, enigmatic, erotic, colourful, intellectual ...
Plot: incest, erection, destructive relationship, period piece, scientist, siblings relations, sea disaster, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, dangerous animal, fall in love, society, couples, identity crisis, romance, class society, male nudity, love, dancing, horse, nature, pregnancy, amazon ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe

Most similar movies to Angels and Insects

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, talky and melancholic films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, mentor, couple relations, betrayal and catastrophe mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Angels and Insects: Close My Eyes (1991), Possession (2002), Tess (1979), Temptress Moon (1996), Up at the Villa (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Close My Eyes (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After some years of tension, Richard begins a sexual relationship with his sister Natalie. Now married, the relationship proves dangerously obsessional.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, stylized
Plot: incest, brother sister incest, forbidden love, taboo, marriage, brother sister relationship, dishonesty, couple relations, lie, husband wife relationship, secret, infidelity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 12K
Possession (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Maud Bailey, a brilliant English academic, is researching the life and work of poet Christabel La Motte. Roland Michell is an American scholar in London to study Randolph Henry Ash, now best-known for a collection of poems dedicated to his wife. ...
Style: talky, stylized, realistic, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, betrayal, investigation, opposites attract, couples, dishonesty, life is a bitch, love affair, uncover truth, love and romance, fall in love, crimes ...
Time: 18th century, victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe, yorkshire, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 14K
Tess (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 172 min.
Story: This multiple-Oscar-winning film by Roman Polanski is an exquisite, richly layered adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s Tess of the d’Urbervilles. A strong-willed peasant girl (Nastassja Kinski, in a gorgeous breakthrough) is sent by her father to the ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, captivating, sincere, touching ...
Plot: tragic love, period piece, rape, innocence lost, farmer, marriage, love, revenge, peasant, stonehenge, nobility, destiny ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1880s, 18th century
Place: england, europe, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Temptress Moon (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Set in the decadent 1920s, Temptress Moon tells the very complicated story of a wealthy family living on the outskirts of Shanghai. Their youngest daughter, Ruyi, is brought up as a servant to her opium-addicted father and brother. Meanwhile, her ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, gloomy, captivating ...
Plot: blackmail, opium, addiction, drug abuse, parents and children, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, romance, destructive relationship, love and romance, siblings relations, couple relations ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: china, shanghai, asia, tokyo, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: suspenseful, stylized, realistic, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: seduction, widow, theft, refugee, blackmail, vacation, infidelity, romance, couples, dishonesty, false accusation, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, pre world war two, year 1938 ...
Place: florence, italy, europe, paris france, florence italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 4K
Pola X (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Switzerland, Germany, Japan
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A writer leaves his upper-class life and journeys with a woman claiming to be his sister, and her two friends.
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, gloomy, melancholic ...
Plot: incest, penetration, romance, chaos, introspection, human nature, obsession, femme fatale, family relations, power relations, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, germany, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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
Plot: love affair, governess, love and romance, reunion, couples, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, fall in love, hopes, estate, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, victorian england, victorian era, 1830s ...
Place: england, europe, san francisco, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 10K
Jude (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In late 19th-century England, Jude aspires to be an academic, but is hobbled by his blue-collar background. Instead, he works as a stonemason and is trapped in an unloving marriage to a farmer's daughter named Arabella. But when his wife leaves ...
Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: forbidden love, romance, destiny, love and romance, follow your dream, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, fall in love, couple relations, tragic love, society, injustice ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1890s, 1880s ...
Place: england, europe, britain, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 7.0
 2K
Stepfather (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Rémi is a man trapped in a deteriorating marriage. When his wife is unexpectedly killed in a car accident, Rémi is left with his stepdaughter, Marion, who chooses to stay with him rather than live with her birth father. After the initial shock ...
Style: sexy, psychological, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: incest, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, forbidden love, fall in love, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, age difference, couples, parents and children, romance, hopes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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, destructive relationship, infidelity, society, social differences, love triangle, class differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Governess (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When the father of privileged Rosina da Silva violently dies, she decides to pass herself off as a gentile and finds employment with a family in faraway Scotland. Soon she and the family father, Charles, start a passionate secret affair.
Style: enigmatic, emotional, serious, scenic, colourful ...
Plot: love affair, fall in love, couples, couple relations, society, nanny, infidelity, social differences, master and servant, love and romance, love triangle, injustice ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: scotland, england, london, europe, oxford university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.1
 11K
Intimacy (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, Germany, Spain
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Jay, a failed musician, walked out of his family and now earns a living as head bartender in a trendy London pub. Every Wednesday afternoon a woman comes to his house for graphic, almost wordless, sex. One day Jay follows her and finds out about the ...
Style: sexual, sincere, erotic, enigmatic, artsy ...
Plot: strong sexual content, erection, infidelity, cheating wife, couple relations, love and romance, obsession, one night stand, bartender, sex, sex scene, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Portrait of a Lady (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Ms. Isabel Archer isn't afraid to challenge societal norms. Impressed by her free spirit, her kindhearted cousin writes her into his fatally ill father's will. Suddenly rich and independent, Isabelle ventures into the world, along the way ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, intellectual, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, money, romance, couple relations, manipulation, infidelity, fall in love, impossible love, unhappy marriage, male female relationship, art, girl ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s, victorian era, 18th century
Place: europe, england, rome italy, florence italy, sicily ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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, love and romance, parents and children, rich and poor, love affair, family relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, serious, stylized, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, couple relations, rich and poor, power relations, romance, betrayal, death, fall in love, rise to the top, love and romance, society ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.4
 25K
Third Person (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, USA, UK, Germany, Italy
Duration: 137 min.
Story: An acclaimed novelist struggles to write an analysis of love in one of three stories, each set in a different city, that detail the beginning, middle and end of a relationship.
Style: touching, tricky, intellectual, twist ending, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love, incest, unfaithful husband, maid, romance, estrangement, couples, lifestyle, custody, love and romance, friendship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, europe, italy, usa, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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, unfulfilled love, love affair, love and romance, fall in love, unfulfillment, couple relations, 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 ⇓
21%
Women in Love (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Close friends Rupert Birkin and Gerald Crich begin romances with siblings Ursula and Gudrun Brangwen. After the couples wed, they take a joint honeymoon to Switzerland, where things begin happily -- but they become increasingly complicated as the ...
Style: sexual, erotic, sexy, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: wrestling, sex, romance, friendship, love and romance, unfulfillment, siblings relations, love affair, couple relations, fall in love, crumbling marriage, sexual relations ...
Time: 1920s
Place: england, europe, alps, swiss alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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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, romance, love and romance, love affair, couples, obsession, society, dishonesty, pursuit, friendship, secret ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: jane austen, love and romance, couple relations, social differences, prejudice, unlikely couple, aristocracy, pride and honor, society, rich and poor, fall in love, eligible bachelor ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 18th century, 1790s
Place: england, britain, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 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: serious, realistic, sentimental, light, sincere ...
Plot: betrayal, friendship, romance, love affair, fall in love, couples, society, unfulfilled love, adultery, secret, father daughter relationship, unrequited love ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, ireland, cornwall, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: stylized, serious, psychological, gloomy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: betrayal, forbidden love, heiress, spinster, romance, couples, dishonesty, society, social differences, infidelity, love triangle, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 18th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, alps ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.8
 15K
Damage (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The life of a respected British politician at the height of his career crumbles when he becomes obsessed with his son's lover.
Style: sexy, sexual, realistic, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: femme fatale, obsession, infidelity, incest, forbidden love, dangerous attraction, love triangle, love affair, father son relationship, extramarital affair, scandal, voyeur ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, brussels belgium, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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I Capture the Castle (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A love story set in 1930s England that follows 17-year-old Cassandra Mortmain, and the fortunes of her eccentric family, struggling to survive in a decaying English castle. Based on Dodie Smith's 1948 novel with the same name.
Style: semi serious, touching, atmospheric, stylized, colourful ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, eccentric family, siblings relations, coming of age, sister sister relationship, first love, ex convict, writer's block, stepmother, wedding, castle, family drama ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 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, jane austen, navy, love triangle, love affair, poetry, captain, couple relations, rich and poor, love and romance, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, 18th century
Place: britain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Brideshead Revisited (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Morocco
Duration: 133 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, clever, serious, sincere, epic ...
Plot: catholicism, friendship, oxford, nobility, artist, university, understanding, society, longing, love triangle, siblings relations, couple relations ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: england, morocco, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, stylized, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, tragic love, love triangle, unfaithful wife, cheating wife, destructive relationship, age difference, romance, betrayal, soldier, family relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.0
 2K
Jane Eyre (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Charlotte Bronte's classic novel is filmed yet again. The story of the Yorkshire orphan who becomes a governess to a young French girl and finds love with the brooding lord of the manor is given a standard romantic flare, but sparks do not seem ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, emotional, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: french, couples, youth, fall in love, society, estate, childhood, letter, haunted by the past, rich and poor, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.3
 76K
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, master and servant, love and romance, rich and poor, love, romance, estate, power of love, family secret, fall in love, couple relations, unlikely couple ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Cement Garden (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After the death of her husband, the mother of Julie, Jack, Sue and Tom begins to suffer from a mysterious illness. Aware that she is going to have to go into hospital she opens a bank account for the children, so that they can be financially ...
Style: disturbing, serious, psychological, realistic, talky ...
Plot: incest, brother sister incest, siblings relations, coming of age, puberty, parents and children, teenage life, family relations, youth, dealing with death, diary, adolescence ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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