Movies like Anna Karenina 1985

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Anna Karenina
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Tragic Anna leaves her cold husband for dashing Count Vronsky in 19th-century Russia.
Style: epic, emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic, classic literature, psychological
Plot: infidelity, tragic hero, crumbling marriage, destructive relationship, romance, forbidden love, tragic love, love triangle, love and romance, betrayal, society, unfulfillment, unsupportive spouse, vengeance, tragedy, love affair, social differences, dull life, fall in love, dishonesty, couples, family relations, family abandonment, aristocrat, star crossed lovers ...
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 affair, love and romance, infidelity, society and social differences mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like Anna Karenina: Torrents of Spring (1989), Ethan Frome (1993), Madame Bovary (2000), This Property Is Condemned (1966), Wuthering Heights (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Anna Karenina
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: atmospheric, emotional, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: betrayal, romance, infidelity, love, literature, death, adaptation, crumbling marriage, beautiful scenery, love story, couple relations, obsession ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
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Torrents of Spring
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, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: master and servant, crumbling marriage, forbidden love, romance, estate, store, infidelity, love triangle, love affair, tragic love, true love, cinderella story ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, germany, russia
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System:   77%
    User:   82%
 
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Anna Karenina
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, emotional, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, romance, russian, marriage, high society, couple relations, destructive relationship, period piece, adaptation, literature, love affair, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1930s, 1870s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
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System:   76%
    User:   82%
 
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Ethan Frome
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, betrayal, love, adaptation, crumbling marriage, romance, adultery, book, couple relations, destructive relationship, forbidden love, infidelity ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1800s
Place: massachusetts, usa, england, new england
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System:   70%
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Anna Karenina
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: serious, emotional, epic, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: unsupportive spouse, crumbling marriage, romance, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, love triangle, tragic love, dysfunctional family, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   68%
 
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Madame Bovary
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: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, psychological
Plot: tragic hero, downfall, romance, couple relations, countryside, infidelity, looking for love, dull life, extramarital affair, adulteress, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   52%
 
This Property Is Condemned
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: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: crumbling marriage, obsession, romance, small town, destructive relationship, dysfunctional family, forbidden love, infidelity, love affair, revenge, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 1920s
Place: mississippi, australia, tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   66%
 
Wuthering Heights
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, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, revenge, obsession, vengeance, betrayal, love, couple relations, book, adaptation, literature, destructive relationship, love story ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   43%
 
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Those Who Love
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: serious, emotional, sexual, realistic, touching
Plot: tragic love, redemption, school, destructive relationship, village, infidelity, romance, love triangle, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1800s
Place: galicia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   42%
 
Doctor Zhivago
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: epic, serious, emotional, captivating, realistic
Plot: betrayal, forbidden love, infidelity, romance, couple relations, civil war, war, love affair, tragic love, love triangle, revolution, rape ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   47%
 
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Onegin
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, serious, realistic, romantic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: betrayal, romance, obsession, adultery, marriage, love story, countryside, couple relations, poetry, love, forbidden love, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1820s
Place: russia, london, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   43%
 
Where Am I Going?
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: serious, gloomy, realistic, sexual, stylized ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, manipulations, obsession, romance, couple relations, destructive relationship, love triangle, infidelity, aristocrat, suicide, sexual relations, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 1890s
Place: europe, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   50%
 
Tess of the D'Urbervilles
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, realistic, emotional, gloomy
Plot: betrayal, intrigue, uninhibited rivalry, romance, village, innocence lost, couple relations, infidelity, rich and poor, social differences, tragic love, injustice ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s, victorian england
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   46%
 
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The Bridge
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: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: crumbling marriage, opposites attract, romance, couple relations, infidelity, forbidden love, looking for love, love affair, love triangle, parents and children, midlife crisis, dull life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   42%
 
The Go-Between
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Tale of torrid and forbidden love between Christie and Bates in the English countryside.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: forbidden love, couple relations, romance, friendship, countryside, infidelity, love affair, love triangle, birthday party, parents and children, social differences, tragic love ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   31%
 
Washington Square
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, gloomy, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, betrayal, father daughter relationship, couple relations, marriage, period piece, destructive relationship, adaptation, forbidden love, love story, literature, mentor ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1850s
Place: new york, usa, paris france, minnesota, geneva switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   34%
 
The French Lieutenant's Woman
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, serious, atmospheric, enigmatic, romantic ...
Plot: romance, tragedy, love, adultery, postmodernism, destructive relationship, obsession, relationships, love story, period piece, love affair, literature ...
Time: 19th century, 80s, 18th century, victorian, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   36%
 
Wuthering Heights
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Foundling Heathcliff is raised by the wealthy Earnshaws in Yorkshire but in later life launches a vendetta against the family.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, classic literature ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love affair, social differences, romance, unfulfilled love, estate, love and romance, society, unfulfillment, forbidden love, obsession, destructive relationship, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   32%
 
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Mayerling
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria (Omar Sharif) clashes with his father, Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria (James Mason), over implementing progressive policies for their country. Ava Gardner plays his mother Empress Elisabeth. Rudolf soon feels he is ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy, sentimental ...
Plot: master and servant, tragic hero, romance, forbidden love, young lovers, couple relations, infidelity, tragic love, love affair, parents and children, social differences, politics ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: austria, england, europe, venice, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   32%
 
A Dangerous Woman
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: serious, disturbing, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: betrayal, couple relations, romance, infidelity, love triangle, parents and children, murder, aunt, repairman, porch, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   36%
 
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Sunday
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: serious, gloomy, realistic, touching, thought provoking ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, romance, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, parents and children, social differences, party, unfulfilled love, dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, dull life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   35%
 
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The Playboys
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: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: tragic hero, romance, feminism, village, forbidden love, love affair, small town, social differences, pregnancy, circus, sin, jealousy ...
Time: 50s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   38%
 
Christmas in August
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a quiet corner of Seoul, Jung-won runs a small photo studio. A humble shack passed down from his widower father, the studio is a space where Jung-won goes about his daily routine of dealing with fussy customers, enlarging photos of class ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, emotional, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, terminal illness, store, single parent, young lovers, crumbling marriage, rehabilitation, couple relations, friendship, destructive relationship, infidelity, love affair ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   30%
 
Sentimental Destinies
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 180 min.
Story: In late nineteenth century Charante, Protestant minister Jean Barnery causes local disquiet when he arranges a separation from his obsessive wife...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic
Plot: couple relations, factory, forbidden love, infidelity, romance, love affair, family business, village, social differences, tragic love, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20s, 30s, 1930s ...
Place: europe, switzerland, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   28%
 
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Dark Eyes
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: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, surprise ending
Plot: human nature, couple relations, romance, love affair, social differences, unfulfilled love, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, crumbling marriage, impossible love ...
Time: turn of the century
Place: europe, russia, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   30%
 
The Deep Blue Sea
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, serious, melancholic, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, obsession, love, love affair, crumbling marriage, depression, suicide attempt, wartime, love story, loneliness, relationships ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1930s, 1920s, 1950s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   31%
 
The Bostonians
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: clever, talky, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: fighting the system, politics, romance, fall in love, self discovery, couple relations, infidelity, feminist, post civil war, lawyer, love affair, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   27%
 
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G
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: serious, gloomy, realistic, captivating, sentimental
Plot: hip hop, couple relations, love affair, romance, love triangle, social differences, love and romance, betrayal, modern day adaptation, african american, infidelity, tragic love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   36%
 
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M. Butterfly
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In 1960s China, French diplomat Rene Gallimard falls in love with an opera singer, Song Liling - but Song is not at all who Gallimard thinks.
Style: erotic, serious, enigmatic, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: opera, betrayal, romance, espionage, culture clash, cross dressing, adultery, politics, obsession, destiny, fall in love, actor's life ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: china, asia, europe, france, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   31%
 
Women in Love
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, serious, realistic ...
Plot: romance, sex, friendship, sisters, love, fall in love, wrestling, male nudity, relationships, marriage, crumbling marriage, human nature ...
Time: 1920s
Place: england, europe, alps, swiss alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   36%
 
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