Movies like Anna Karenina 1985

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Anna Karenina (1985)
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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: psychological, epic, gloomy, serious, emotional, realistic, classic literature
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, tragic love, vengeance, forbidden love, family relations, love triangle, love and romance, dull life, destructive relationship, fall in love, love affair, social differences, society, couples, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, tragic hero, unfulfillment, unsupportive spouse, romance, tragedy, love, dancing, obsession ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia

Most similar movies to Anna Karenina

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and gloomy films with plots about couples, romance, love and romance, infidelity, love affair, dishonesty and couple relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Anna Karenina: Torrents of Spring (1989), Ethan Frome (1993), Those Who Love (1998), Onegin (1999), Wuthering Heights (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, tragic love, love triangle, destructive relationship, romance, betrayal, unfulfillment, couple relations, forbidden love, soldier, crumbling marriage, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Torrents of Spring (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In 1840, a young Russian aristocrat, Dimitri Sanin, is returning home after a long tour of Europe. In Germany, he falls in love with a beautiful pastry shop girl, Gemma Rosselli, who soon starts sharing his feelings. They decide to get married and, ...
Style: serious, clever, emotional, sexual, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: betrayal, estate, love triangle, tragic love, lovers reunited, store, society, sexual relations, master and servant, social differences, true love, forbidden love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: germany, europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, tragic love, suicide, depression, aristocracy, family relations, love triangle, doubts and hesitations, romance, russian ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 18th century, 1930s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 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: serious, realistic, melancholic, romantic, emotional ...
Plot: destiny, unfulfilled love, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, family problems, love affair, dishonesty, couples, true love, forbidden love, romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 18th century
Place: massachusetts, usa, new england, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 486
Those Who Love (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A secret and deep passion marks the life of a young doctor, and threatens the existence of those around him.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, sexual
Plot: tragic love, love triangle, family problems, fall in love, couples, redemption, young lovers, school, village, infidelity, dishonesty, love affair ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1800s
Place: galicia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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, fall in love, love affair, unfulfilled love, love and romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, obsession, tragic love, unrequited love, soldier, romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg, london, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: emotional, atmospheric, gloomy, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, family disapproval, haunted by the past, adoption, revenge, social differences, tragic love, love and romance, love triangle, romance, obsession, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Anna Karenina (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
Story: To help her brother mend his failing marriage, young Russian beauty Anna Karenina - who's married to eminent nobleman Alexei Karenin - leaves St. Petersburg for Moscow, where she meets the dashing Count Vronsky. They soon fall madly in love, ...
Style: captivating, serious, emotional, realistic, touching ...
Plot: media sensation, tragic love, social differences, society, dysfunctional family, betrayal, couple relations, unfulfilled love, unsupportive spouse, crumbling marriage, destructive relationship, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.6
 785
Madame Bovary (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A young woman in her late teens, a reader of novels and with high hopes of romance and passion, marries a widowed country doctor. Although he dotes on her, she is soon bored and discontent. First, she gives her imagination to a law student in town, ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy, psychological
Plot: forbidden love, extramarital affair, adulteress, dull life, road not taken, destructive relationship, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, romance, couple relations, infidelity, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
This Property Is Condemned (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A railroad official, Owen Legate comes to Dodson, Mississippi to shut down much of the town's railway (town's main income). Owen unexpectedly finds love with Dodson's flirt and main attraction, Alva Starr. Alva and Owen then try to ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, sentimental, touching
Plot: dysfunctional family, small town, betrayal, revenge, forbidden love, infidelity, vengeance, coming of age, family relations, siblings relations, parents and children, destructive relationship ...
Time: 30s, 20s, 1920s
Place: mississippi, usa, australia, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Dangerous Woman (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Martha Horgan is a withdrawn, mentally disabled woman who lives with her aunt, Frances. One of Martha's unusual traits is that she doesn't lie, a quality that leads to her getting fired from a dry-cleaning shop thanks to the actions of the ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: aunt, repairman, romance, betrayal, murder, love triangle, infidelity, dishonesty, couple relations, crimes, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Bostonians (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Based on Henry James's novel of the same name. This bittersweet tragicomedy centers on an odd triangle of characters: Basil Ransom, a political conservative from Mississippi; Olive Chancellor, Ransom's cousin and a Boston feminist; and ...
Style: talky, realistic, clever, stylized, serious
Plot: lawyer, feminist, post civil war, couple relations, gays and lesbians, romance, love triangle, infidelity, rebellion, religions or cults, politics, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, realistic, psychological, serious, intense ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, destructive relationship, judge, romance, forbidden love, hidden identity, family problems, crumbling marriage, love and romance, love, couple relations ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 528
The Bridge (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Actor Gerard Depardieu co-directed this drama about a married woman who falls in love with another man. Mina is a movie buff with a husband, Georges, who's out of work, and a 15-year-old son, Tommy. While Mina works part-time as a domestic for ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, gloomy
Plot: infidelity, romance, crumbling marriage, family relations, love and romance, dull life, parents and children, midlife crisis, opposites attract, love triangle, unfulfillment, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Doctor Zhivago (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 226 min.
Story: Young and beautiful Lara is loved by three men: a revolutionary, a mogul, and a doctor. Their lives become intertwined with the drama of Russian revolution. Doctor Zhivago is still married when he meets Lara. Their love story is unfolding against ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, epic
Plot: forbidden love, missing person, betrayal, infidelity, tragic love, rebelliousness, couple relations, love triangle, rebellion, romance, political unrest, love affair ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Lonely Wife (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Charu lives a lonely and idle life in 1870s India. Although her husband Bhupati devotes more time to his newspaper than to their marriage, he sees her loneliness and asks his brother-in-law,Umapada to keep her company. At the same time ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, emotional, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, love and romance, romance, dull life, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, couple relations, negligence, dishonesty, fall in love, couples, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.6
 3K
Dark Eyes (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Italy, Soviet Union
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Aboard a ship early in the 20th-century, a middle-aged Italian tells his story of love to a Russian. In a series of flashbacks filmed almost entirely in creams, whites, and ochers, the clownish and superfluous Romano Patroni leaves his wife's ...
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, couples, dishonesty, love affair, love triangle, infidelity, unfulfillment, romance, impossible love, society, human nature ...
Time: turn of the century
Place: italy, russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: clever, realistic, psychological, gloomy, thought provoking ...
Plot: tragedy, love, adultery, lieutenant, romance, couples, dishonesty, love affair, postmodernism, artists and showbiz, love and romance, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, victorian, 80s, victorian era ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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La s├ęparation (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In Paris, Pierre and Anne have been living together for a couple of years and they have the eighteen months son Loulou, who stays with the nanny Laurence during the day while they work. Their best friends are the couple Victor and Claire, who also ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, sincere, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, dysfunctional family, disintegration, couples, breakup, love affair, dishonesty, estrangement, couple relations, love and romance, family gatherings ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Perfect Stranger (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A television movie based on "A Perfect Stranger," Danielle Steel's novel about an attorney who falls in love with the young wife of a wealthy man who is dying.
Style: sexual, realistic, serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, infidelity, aging, unfulfillment, love and romance, crumbling marriage, romance, opposites attract, fall in love, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Tess of the D'Urbervilles (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Thomas Hardy's classic epic remains one of the most popular novels, this TV adaptation vividly depicts the powerful tale of a peasant girl whose life is torn apart by the love and jealousy of two men. Justine Waddell stars as the hapless Child ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, emotional, gloomy, realistic
Plot: innocence lost, rivalry, romance, uninhibited rivalry, village life, couple relations, love and romance, life is a bitch, rich and poor, betrayal, intrigue, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, 1800s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Where Am I Going? (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Tullio Hermil is a chauvinist aristocrat who flaunts his mistress to his wife, but when he believes she has been unfaithful he becomes enamored of her again.
Style: realistic, gloomy, sexual, stylized, serious ...
Plot: love triangle, pregnancy, suicide, aristocrat, obsession, love affair, family problems, dishonesty, couples, vengeance, infidelity, society ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 1890s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Affair (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A crippled lady songwriter meets an older lawyer, who becomes her first love.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: polio, lawyer, love, forbidden love, true love, terminal illness, couples, fall in love, love affair, disability, infidelity, lovers reunited ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
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 1K
The Playboys (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Ireland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A young woman, Tara Maguire (Robin Wright) scandalizes her provincial Irish village in the 1950s by having a baby out of a wedlock, and refusing to name the father. She has a rare beauty and every man in town desires her, especially Sergeant Hegarty ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Plot: jealousy, circus, love, sin, village, pregnancy, tragic hero, forbidden love, working class, betrayal, small town, social relations ...
Time: 50s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.0
 601
Sunday (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This film concerns two mysterious characters who meet on a Sunday in Queens. Madeleine the most unsettling creature of that name since "Vertigo" is a middle-aged, moderately successful actress. Oliver/Matthew is either a homeless man or a ...
Style: psychological, gloomy, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: party, parents and children, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, dull life, romance, mistaken identity, family relations, couple relations, crumbling marriage, love and romance, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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: captivating, serious, sentimental, gloomy, realistic
Plot: hip hop, african american, modern day adaptation, social differences, showbiz, tragic love, dishonesty, love affair, couples, betrayal, lovers reunited, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, psychological, gloomy, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: betrayal, forbidden love, spinster, heiress, romance, infidelity, power relations, social differences, society, dishonesty, couples, family life ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 18th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, geneva switzerland, minnesota ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Romeo and Juliet (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Director Franco Zeffirelli's beloved version of one of the most well-known love stories in the English language. Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet fall in love against the wishes of their feuding families. Driven by their passion, the young ...
Style: emotional, romantic, classic literature, sweet, colourful ...
Audience: date night
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, family feud, young lovers, love and romance, unfulfillment, romance, fall in love, true love, parents and children, secret love, love affair ...
Time: 1930s
Place: italy, europe, new york, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, touching, classic literature, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love, navy, love triangle, love affair, poetry, captain, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, rich and poor, romance, jane austen ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, 18th century
Place: britain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: infidelity, aristocracy, forbidden love, high society, love triangle, love and romance, lawyer, countess, romance, unfulfilled love, life turned upside down, lover ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era, 1870s ...
Place: new york, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%