Movies like Australia

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Australia (2008)
 6.6
 125K
Australia (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War, Western
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving landscape, they experience the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by Japanese forces firsthand.
Style: epic, emotional, captivating, stylized, scenic, colourful, sentimental, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: social differences, opposites attract, unlikely couple, adventure, journey, wilderness, fall in love, ranch, inheritance, couples, aristocracy, racist, prejudice, world war two, culture clash, romance, society, greed, betrayal, attack, missionary, stereotypes, war, cowboy, lovers ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, year 1942, year 1939, 40s
Place: australia, japan, england, pearl harbor, shanghai, hawaii, shanghai china

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Most similar movies to Australia

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, romantic, serious and dramatic films with plots about romance, love and romance, beautiful scenery, catastrophe, dialogue, mentor and destiny mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like Australia: Cold Mountain (2003), Far and Away (1992), Legends of the Fall (1994), Moulin Rouge! (2001), The Notebook (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
 149K
Cold Mountain (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, Italy, Romania, UK
Duration: 154 min.
Story: In this classic story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier named W.P. Inman deserts his unit and travels across the South, aiming to return to his young wife, Ada, who he left behind ...
Style: captivating, emotional, sincere, touching, epic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: tragic love, american civil war, slavery, loss of family member, survival, getting home, loss of loved one, soldier, friendship, civil war, love story, lovers reunited ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: south carolina, usa, north carolina, appalachia, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.6
 64K
Far and Away (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A young man (Cruise) leaves Ireland with his landlord's daughter (Kidman) after some trouble with her father, and they dream of owning land at the big giveaway in Oklahoma ca. 1893. When they get to the new land, they find jobs and begin saving ...
Style: captivating, realistic, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: adventure, love and romance, romance, follow your dream, opposites attract, against the odds, obsessive quest, rise and fall, american dream, irish, young lovers, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, victorian era
Place: usa, ireland, boston, europe, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Legends of the Fall (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An epic tale of three brothers and their father living in the remote wilderness of 1900s USA and how their lives are affected by nature, history, war, and love.
Style: captivating, sentimental, emotional, sincere, scenic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, world war one, beautiful scenery, romance, friendship, sibling relationship, conflict, lovers, father son relationship, death, sibling rivalry, old west ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century, 90s, 1930s ...
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 283K
Moulin Rouge! (2001)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A celebration of love and creative inspiration takes place in the infamous, gaudy and glamorous Parisian nightclub, at the cusp of the 20th century. A young poet, who is plunged into the heady world of Moulin Rouge, begins a passionate affair with ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, atmospheric, colourful, lyrical ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: tragic love, cabaret, jealousy, showbiz, love story, terminal illness, nightclub, seduction, performer's life, postmodernism, writers, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, victorian era, 20th century, turn of the century ...
Place: paris france, europe, india, france, montmartre paris
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 7.8
 565K
The Notebook (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An epic love story centered around an older man who reads aloud to a woman with Alzheimer's. From a faded notebook, the old man's words bring to life the story about a couple who is separated by World War II, and is then passionately ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, romantic, motivational ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, true love, love and romance, fall in love, love story, power of love, lovers reunited, love affair, love triangle, social differences, young lovers, love at first sight ...
Time: 1940s, 90s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: south carolina, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Map of the Human Heart (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Australia, UK, Canada, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Fantastic improbabilities, happenstance and the undying bridge of love are part of this romantic fantasy about an Inuit who crosses years, oceans and the ravages of WWII to find his childhood love, a Metis girl, but finds that their cultures are the ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, map, love triangle, nudity (full frontal - brief), tuberculosis, bittersweet, friendship, romance, destiny, childhood sweetheart, friends, soldier ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 90s, 60s, year 1965 ...
Place: canada, england, germany, london, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 3K
Scarlett (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Austria
Duration: 360 min.
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Story: The greatest love story ever told began with Gone with the Wind and continues in this sweeping epic sequel, as Scarlett, Rhett and a host of unforgettable characters go from tragedy to triumph in an action-packed saga of international scope
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, romance, parents and children, couples, couple relations, family relations, society, fall in love, infidelity, civil war, star crossed lovers, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: europe, ireland, london, england, georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
The White Countess (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Germany, China, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The last movie from the team of Ismail Merchant, James Ivory, and Kazuo Ishiguro. Set in 1930s Shanghai, "The White Countess" is both Sofia (Natasha Richardson), a fallen member of the Russian aristocracy, and a nightclub created by a ...
Style: atmospheric, romantic, sentimental, emotional, touching ...
Plot: friendship, countess, couples, unlikely couple, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, romance, politics, intrigue, russian, blindness ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1937, pre world war two, year 1936
Place: china, asia, shanghai, macau, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Man from Snowy River (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Australia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Jim Craig has lived his first 18 years in the mountains of Australia on his father's farm. The death of his father forces him to go to the low lands to earn enough money to get the farm back on its feet. Kirk Douglas plays two roles as twin ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: wild horse, ranch, chase, horse, coming of age, beautiful scenery, heroes, father son relationship, river, horse riding, father daughter relationship, stallion ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s, 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Sleeping Dictionary (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young Englishman is dispatched to Sarawak to become part of the British colonial government. He encounters some unorthodox local traditions, and finds himself faced with tough decisions of the heart involving the beautiful Selima, the unwitting ...
Style: captivating, romantic, serious, erotic, scenic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: forbidden love, romance, opposites attract, love story, jungle, interracial romance, love and romance, culture clash, impossible love, master and servant, love affair, family relations ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: malaysia, borneo, england, ireland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 275K
Atonement (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: As a 13-year-old, fledgling writer Briony Tallis irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.
Style: touching, emotional, dramatic, heartbreaking, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: tragic love, forbidden love, redemption, world war two, injustice, unfulfilled love, innocence, life is a bitch, false accusation, wartime, love and romance, siblings relations ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1935, year 1939
Place: england, london, dunkirk, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: romantic, captivating, serious, stylized, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, fall in love, interracial relations, royal family, culture clash, social differences, love and romance, opposites attract, palace, mistress, royal court, love story ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: thailand, asia, southeast asia, burma, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 30K
Tracks (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Accompanied only by her faithful dog and four camels, an Australian satisfies her craving for solitude by embarking on a solo trip across the desert from Alice Springs to the Indian Ocean.
Style: uplifting, touching, scenic, serious, inspirational ...
Plot: desert, wilderness, adventure, solitude, obsessive quest, beautiful scenery, human spirit, journey, explorer, camel, outback, self discovery ...
Time: 70s, year 1977, 20th century, year 1935, year 1973 ...
Place: australia, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Longest Ride (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The lives of a young couple intertwine with a much older man as he reflects back on a lost love while he's trapped in an automobile crash.
Style: romantic, sentimental, emotional, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, date night
Plot: romance, love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love affair, couples, love story, love and romance, opposites attract, cowboy, couple relations, art student, art collector ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 1940s, year 1941
Place: usa, north carolina, hawaii, new jersey, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When a Greek fisherman leaves to fight with the Greek army during WWII, his fiancee falls in love with the local Italian commander. The film is based on a novel about an Italian soldier's experiences during the Italian occupation of the Greek ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, intense, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: italian army, resistance fighter, romance, war, love and romance, world war two, wartime life, impossible love, fall in love, social relations, island, love triangle ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: greece, europe, albania, rome italy, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: victorian england, looking for love, romance, couples, love and romance, love affair, countryside, couple relations, english countryside, housekeeper, dishonesty, unrequited love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Japanese Story (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Against the background of an Australian desert landscape, so much space and so few people, Sandy, a geologist, and Hiromitsu, a Japanese businessman, play out a story of human inconsequence in the face of the blistering universe. The end of the ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, sincere, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: culture clash, interracial relations, desert, romance, unlikely couple, opposites attract, love affair, couples, wilderness, society, isolation, journey ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.9
 1.2M
Titanic (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 194 min.
Story: 84 years later, a 101-year-old woman named Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story to her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert, Brock Lovett, Lewis Bodine, Bobby Buell and Anatoly Mikailavich on the Keldysh about her life set in April 10th 1912, on a ship called ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, emotional, dramatic, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: tragic love, opposites attract, ship, love and romance, love, fall in love, romance, forbidden love, love story, titanic, disaster, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, edwardian era, 90s, year 1912 ...
Place: england, new york, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Come See the Paradise (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Come See The Paradise is a deeply touching love story set against the backdrop of a dramatic and controversial period in American history, It follows the romance and eventual marriage of Jack McGurn (Dennis Quad), a hot blooded Irish American, and a ...
Style: emotional, thought provoking, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: forbidden love, world war two, racism, interracial relations, injustice, family relations, interracial romance, culture clash, war, romance, love, americana ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1941, year 1936 ...
Place: north dakota, seattle, los angeles, usa, hiroshima japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, dramatic, witty, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens, family outing
Plot: opposites attract, unlikely couple, prejudice, fall in love, love and romance, love, romance, aristocracy, countryside, social differences, wooing, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1790s, 18th century, georgian era
Place: england, britain, europe, united kingdom, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Every Time We Say Goodbye (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An American flyer who joined the RAF before his country was in the war is recovering from a leg injury in Jerusalem. Through an English friend he meets a quiet Jewish girl whose close-knit family originally came from Spain. The two are attracted to ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, romantic
Plot: friends, friendship, fall in love, world war two, opposites attract, romance, love affair, couple relations, social differences, couples, war, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: jerusalem, middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Sand Pebbles (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 182 min.
Story: Engineer Jake Holman arrives aboard the gunboat U.S.S. San Pablo, assigned to patrol a tributary of the Yangtze in the middle of exploited and revolution-torn 1926 China. His iconoclasm and cynical nature soon clash with the "rice-bowl" ...
Style: epic, tense, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Plot: battles, friendship, warship, navy, heroes, chinese, u.s. navy, missionary, ship, politics, redemption, war ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: china, asia, shanghai, philadelphia, salt lake city utah ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Quigley Down Under (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: American Matt Quigley answers Australian land baron Elliott Marston's ad for a sharpshooter to kill the dingoes on his property. But when Quigley finds out that Marston's real target is the aborigines, Quigley hits the road. Now, even ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genocide, vigilantism, fish out of water, vengeance, old west, against the odds, crimes, dishonesty, partners, good versus evil, australian, chase ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: australia, texas, wyoming, pacific ocean, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 5.9
 5K
Swing Shift (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1941 America Kay and her husband are happy enough until he enlists after Pearl Harbor. Against his wishes, his wife takes a job at the local aircraft plant where she meets Hazel, the singer from across the way the two soon become firm friends and ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: world war two, love triangle, romance, friendship, love and romance, couples, couple relations, love affair, factory, husband wife relationship, wartime, adultery ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1941, 50s, 1930s ...
Place: germany, poland, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: manipulation, friendship, couple relations, romance, fall in love, infidelity, money, family relations, unhappy marriage, impossible love, male female relationship, art ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s, 18th century
Place: europe, england, london, florence, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 13K
Charlotte Gray (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Australia, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: This is a drama set in Nazi-occupied France at the height of World War II. Charlotte Gray tells the compelling story of a young Scottish woman working with the French Resistance in the hope of rescuing her lover, a missing RAF pilot. Based on the ...
Style: sexy, captivating, sentimental, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: world war two, espionage, resistance, secret agents, romance, war, couples, friends, holocaust, fall in love, wartime life, couple relations ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: france, london, paris france, europe, vichy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Land Girls (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: During World War II, the organisation "The Women's Land Army" recruited women to work on British farms while the men were off to war. Three such "land girls" of different social backgrounds - quiet Stella, young hairdresser ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, sincere, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: world war two, countryside, friendship, fall in love, hopes, farm, war, romance, working class, friends, couples, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, britain, united kingdom, english channel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Hi-Lo Country (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An intimate story of the enduring bond of friendship between two hard-living men, set against a sweeping backdrop: the American West, post-World War II, in its twilight. Pete and Big Boy are masters of the prairie, but ultimately face trickier ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: cattle ranch, friendship, infidelity, love triangle, cowboy, introspection, homecoming, human nature, truck, gunfight, desert, coming of age ...
Time: post world war two
Place: new mexico, pearl harbor, usa, california, colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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, family relations, extramarital affair, war ...
Time: 1930s, year 1936
Place: spain, ireland, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.3
 88K
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, atmospheric, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: forbidden love, unlikely couple, social differences, fall in love, power of love, master and servant, romance, rich and poor, heroine, estate, young woman, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s, 70s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%