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: 135 min.
Story: Tragic Anna leaves her cold husband for dashing Count Vronsky in 19th-century Russia.
Style: serious, emotional, psychological, epic, realistic, gloomy
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, tragic love, love triangle, family relations, tragic hero, tragedy, forbidden love, fall in love, love affair, unsupportive spouse, destructive relationship, male female relationship, star crossed lovers, suicide, cheating wife, mother son relationship, obsessive love, romance, love and romance, couples, vengeance, social differences, society, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia

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Most similar movies to Anna Karenina

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, emotional and sexy films with plots about couples, romance, infidelity, love and romance, love affair, love triangle and dishonesty mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like Anna Karenina: Tess (1979), Ethan Frome (1993), Madame Bovary (2000), Wuthering Heights (1992), Those Who Love (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, emotional, colourful, surreal, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, high society, infidelity, aristocracy, imperial russia, romance, suicide, love triangle, depression, tragic love, marriage, adultery ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1930s, 50s, 18th century ...
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, europe, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Anna Karenina (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Russia, UK
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: sexy, romantic, atmospheric, psychological, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, beautiful scenery, romance, betrayal, cheating wife, age difference, death, love, imperial russia, russian, runaway, mentor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia
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78%
 7.3
 17K
Tess (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 186 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: erotic, scenic, sexy, atmospheric, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: tragic love, rape, breast feeding, loneliness, peasant, destiny, tragedy, social injustice, pregnant from rape, beautiful scenery, assassination, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century, 1880s
Place: england, europe, brazil
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100%
 6.2
 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: emotional, intense, sexy, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, family problems, forbidden love, dull life, family relations, romance, fall in love, destiny, adultery, love, adaptation ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century
Place: usa, massachusetts, england, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 6.5
 951
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: emotional, realistic, serious, psychological, gloomy
Plot: forbidden love, cheating wife, dishonesty, destructive relationship, love affair, downfall, infidelity, life is a bitch, tragic hero, society, crumbling marriage, social relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Anna Karenina (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
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, realistic, emotional, touching, serious ...
Plot: breakup, betrayal, dishonesty, tragic hero, infidelity, tragic love, extramarital affair, family problems, couples, love and romance, social differences, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, emotional, gothic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, obsession, social differences, revenge, love triangle, master and servant, family disapproval, orphan, betrayal, haunted by the past, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, georgian era, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.9
 579
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: sexy, serious, realistic, emotional, touching ...
Plot: love triangle, tragic love, woman, middle aged, young lovers, dishonesty, romance, lovers on the run, unfulfillment, unsupportive spouse, intrigue, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: galicia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: sexy, serious, realistic, sexual, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: cinderella story, love, estate, betrayal, love triangle, power relations, couples, crumbling marriage, femme fatale, master and servant, romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, germany, russia, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.8
 8K
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, romantic, sexy, clever, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, unfulfilled love, fall in love, marriage, unrequited love, obsession, tragic love, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, inheritance, relationships ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1820s, 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, london, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Doctor Zhivago (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 226 min.
TV show
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, captivating, serious, realistic, epic
Plot: forbidden love, infidelity, tragic love, missing person, love triangle, betrayal, rebelliousness, rebellion, couple relations, romance, politics, dishonesty ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: emotional, romantic, scenic, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: adultery, love, tragedy, love affair, romance, lieutenant, social differences, infidelity, destructive relationship, society, love story, love triangle ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 18th century, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: serious, stylized, talky, realistic, political ...
Plot: lesbian, lawyer, feminist, post civil war, romance, couples, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: aunt, crimes, infidelity, murder, love triangle, betrayal, romance, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, dishonesty, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: realistic, serious, captivating, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: hip hop, love triangle, lifestyle, haunted by the past, social differences, lovers reunited, tragic love, unfulfilled love, love affair, infidelity, showbiz, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 857
Talk of Angels (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This is the story of a young Irish woman who comes to Spain to escape from the pressures she feels about her impending marriage to a political activist in Ireland. But in Spain in the 1930's, taking a job of governess in a wealthy family, she ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, sincere ...
Plot: infidelity, forbidden love, politics, love triangle, social differences, society, couples, fall in love, love affair, spanish civil war, extramarital affair, war ...
Time: 1930s, year 1936
Place: spain, ireland, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Mademoiselle Chambon (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Véronique Chambon (Sandrine Kiberlain), a single schoolteacher and Jean (Vincent Lindon), discover an unexpected bond that causes them to question the direction of their lives. They move in different social circles but their relationship develops ...
Style: serious, psychological, sentimental, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, love affair, fall in love, obsession, infidelity, unfulfillment, family problems, family relations, small town, social differences, teacher, love and romance ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Wuthering Heights (2003)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A musical version of the classic story set in the modern day.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, stylized
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: young lovers, love affair, teenage life, social differences, love triangle, youth, tragic love, opposites attract, fall in love, couples, romance, forbidden love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
La séparation (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: sexy, psychological, affectionate, poignant, allegory ...
Plot: betrayal, adultery, infidelity, dysfunctional family, cuckold, nudity (full frontal - brief), melancholy, love triangle, bittersweet, glbt, transsexual, childhood ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, argentina, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Hunchback (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary, Canada, Czech Republic
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Based on the novel, a young gypsy becomes a Minister's obsession in 1483. Only the bell ringer and her husband and the court of miracles can save her.
Style: emotional, serious, gothic, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: hunchback, forbidden love, clergy, obsession, self discovery, fall in love, renaissance, society, misfit, dishonesty, betrayal, social misfits ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Madame Bovary (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Belgium, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The classic story of Emma Bovary, the beautiful wife of a small-town doctor in 19th century France, who engages in extra marital affairs in an attempt to advance her social status.
Style: serious, captivating, emotional, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: bored housewife, adultery, infidelity, love affair, village, tragic hero, dull life, couples, social relations, romance, crumbling marriage, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Sentimental Destinies (2000)
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, realistic, captivating, touching, gloomy
Plot: family business, factory, divorce, social differences, forbidden love, love affair, society, crumbling marriage, romance, couples, infidelity, tragic love ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, year 1929
Place: switzerland, paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: stylized, sentimental, captivating, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: tragic love, obsession, infidelity, lifestyle, love triangle, love affair, society, unfulfilled love, social differences, haunted by the past, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, yale university, oxford university, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, sexy, stylized, poignant, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: spinster, romance, women, father daughter relationship, betrayal, couple relations, love and romance, marriage, female protagonist, death in childbirth, vanity, feminism ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century, 1850s
Place: alps, geneva switzerland, manhattan new york city, new york, usa ...
⇓ 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: sexy, realistic, serious, sexual
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, infidelity, bittersweet, aging, romance, opposites attract, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, love and romance, dishonesty, family problems ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: romantic, sexy, emotional, intense, atmospheric ...
Plot: infidelity, forbidden love, love, love affair, judge, romance, unfulfilled love, extramarital affair, suicide attempt, love and romance, crumbling marriage, hidden identity ...
Time: 50s, 1930s, 1920s, post world war two, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
 607
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, serious, emotional, gloomy, semi autobiographical
Plot: infidelity, fall in love, crumbling marriage, opposites attract, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, love affair, midlife crisis, forbidden love, love triangle, looking for love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.5
 470
Tempted (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The strain of juggling her responsibilities as wife, mother, and successful paralegal have worn Emma Burke (Virginia Madsen) out. Thus it is that Emma welcomes the opportunity to briefly take leave of her Boston home and head for sunny Hawaii. It is ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, sexual ...
Plot: adultery, fall in love, love affair, family relations, love triangle, parents and children, couples, dishonesty, romance, last wish, infidelity, funeral ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, thought provoking, sexy ...
Plot: high society, love triangle, countess, forbidden love, aristocracy, love and romance, destiny, infidelity, marriage, romance, lovers, love ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, victorian era, 1870s, 1890s
Place: new york, philadelphia, usa, paris france, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Golden Bowl (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An intricately plotted tale of thwarted love and betrayal, "The Golden Bowl" tells the story of an extravagantly rich American widower and his sheltered daughter, both of whom marry only to discover that their respective mates, a beautiful ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspense, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, adultery, love affair, deception, marriage for money, greed, romance, dishonesty, society, family problems, couples ...
Time: edwardian era, victorian era, 19th century, 20th century
Place: italy, england, london, rome italy, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%