Movies and TV shows like Brideshead Revisited

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Brideshead Revisited (1981)
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Brideshead Revisited (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 659 min.
TV show
Story: In this eleven parts British television serial, Charles Ryder's involvement with members of the aristocratic Marchmain/Flyte family is followed throughout the years between the two World Wars.
Style: psychological, tense, sincere, clever, touching, serious, captivating, emotional, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: world war two, friendship, romance, aristocracy, family relations, mistress, catholicism, love triangle, soldier, love and romance, couples, self discovery, society, infidelity, conflict, bohemian life, innocence, siblings relations, bittersweet, obsessive quest, unfulfillment, couple relations, destructive relationship, social climbing, upscale ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, 40s, 30s, 20s
Place: venice, oxford university, england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and captivating films and TV series with plots about love and romance, family relations, couples, couple relations, society, romance and social differences mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like Brideshead Revisited: The Forsyte Saga (2002), The Camomile Lawn (1992), Mansfield Park (1983), Downton Abbey (2010), Emma (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Brideshead Revisited (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Morocco, USA
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, serious, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Plot: world war two, friendship, fall in love, love and romance, couples, alcohol abuse, love triangle, siblings relations, society, friends, nobility, oxford ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s, 80s, 70s
Place: england, morocco, venice, europe, oxford university ...
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The Forsyte Saga (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 276 min.
TV show
Story: In 2002, the first two books and the first interlude of John Galsworthy's trilogy The Forsyte Saga were adapted by Granada Television for the ITV network. Additional funding for this production was provided by American PBS station WGBH, the ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, stylized, family saga ...
Plot: high society, family relations, love affair, love and romance, society, unfulfilled love, couple relations, forbidden love, parents and children, victorian england, rich and poor, adultery ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, victorian era, 1920s, edwardian era ...
Place: england, europe
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The Camomile Lawn (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 258 min.
TV show
Story: Presents the lives and loves of a family of cousins from 1939 to the present. Follows very closely the Mary Wesley novel. Begins with a funeral and uses the reminiscences of those gathered to fill in details in the lives of Richard and Helena and ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: family gatherings, family relations, world war two, society, youth, golden years, life is a bitch, love and romance, coming of age, parents and children, wartime life, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1939, year 1984
Place: england, europe, london, cornwall
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Mansfield Park (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 261 min.
TV show
Story: Drama series based on the novel by Jane Austen. Mansfield Park is the magnificient country residence of Sir Thomas Bertram and his family. It is here that their poor relation Fanny Price is brought up. Never allowed to forget her good fortune, Fanny ...
Style: serious, witty, realistic
Plot: love and romance, rich and poor, estate, wooing, love triangle, couples, family relations, romance, cousin cousin relationship, sister sister relationship, adultery, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Downton Abbey (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: A chronicle of the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the post-Edwardian era—with great events in history having an effect on their lives and on the British social hierarchy.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized, tragicomedy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: aristocracy, estate, master and servant, countryside, love and romance, traditional versus modern, manners, family life, family relations, butler, social differences, aristocrat ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 1910s
Place: england, yorkshire, europe
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Emma (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Emma Woodhouse seems to be perfectly content, a loving father whom she cares for, friends, and a home. But Emma has a terrible habit - matchmaking. She cannot resist finding suitors for her friends, most of all Harriet Smith. Emma is desperate for ...
Style: feel good, witty, touching, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: aristocracy, looking for love, love and romance, romance, fall in love, opposites attract, friendship, love triangle, marriage, female protagonist, matchmaking, lovers ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century, 1920s, 1930s
Place: england, london
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The Tide of Life (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Tide of Life follows the fortunes of young housekeeper, Emily Kennedy, as she learns about relationships with three very different men. Forced from home of her first employer, Sep McGilby after his plans to marry her come to tragic end, Emily finds ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching
Plot: love and romance, gender, life is a bitch, romance, tragic hero, society, boss and employee, couple relations, innocence lost, family relations, power relations, farm ...
Time: edwardian era, 19th century, 20th century
Place: england, northern england
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100%
The Glass Virgin (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 1870s England, the story tells of Annabella Lagrange and the terrible secret her wealthy parents have kept from her. When she finally learns the truth, she runs away and eventually finds solace in the company of her family's former ...
Style: sexy, sexual, serious, realistic
Plot: wedding, working class, coming of age, youth, couples, self discovery, family relations, society, prostitute, romance, friendship, family life ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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A Village Affair (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the bestselling novel by Joanna Trollope Recently returned to England from New York City, vivacious heiress Clodagh Unwin befriends a couple new to her village. The husband is entranced by the young aristocrat, but Clodagh has eyes for ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: adultery, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, village life, romance, infidelity, family relations, family life, family problems, couple relations, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Woman of Substance (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: A Woman of Substance charts the life of Emma Harte, from kitchen maid at the beginning of the 20th Century, to respected business woman and Grandmother in the 1980's. From humble beginnings Emma Harte starts her business with a small shop, but ...
Style: stylized, emotional, captivating, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female protagonist, family relations, world war one, ambition, pregnancy, working class, inheritance, master and servant, store, power relations, couples, family problems ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, yorkshire
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The Forsyte Saga (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation from John Galsworthy's novels.
Style: family saga, stylized, captivating, saga, epic ...
Plot: love and romance, love affair, rich and poor, couples, family problems, family relations, power relations, unfulfillment, romance, intrigue, unfulfilled love, siblings relations ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 20th century
Place: england, london
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Dawson's Creek (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dawson's Creek is an American teen drama television series created by Kevin Williamson which debuted on January 20, 1998, on The WB and was produced by Sony Pictures Television. Filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina, at EUE/Screen Gems studios ...
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, realistic, serious
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: friendship, small town, teenage life, coming of age, love triangle, romance, couples, high school life, couple relations, self discovery, homosexual, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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The Durrells (2016)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
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Story: In 1935, financially strapped widow Louisa Durrell, whose life has fallen apart, decides to move from England, with her four children (three sons, one daughter), to the island of Corfu, Greece. Once there, the family moves into a dilapidated old ...
Style: captivating, exciting, atmospheric, stylized
Plot: family, greek island, friendship, province, island, expatriate, female protagonist, family relations, adventure, family life, culture shock, dead husband ...
Time: 1930s, year 1935
Place: greece, mediterranean sea
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The Heart of Me (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Drama set in 1930s London with two sisters, Madeleine married to Rickie, and Dinah, who falls in love with him. Rickie and Dinah begin an affair which is to have repercussions throughout all their lives.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, clever ...
Plot: family relations, infidelity, love triangle, couples, betrayal, pregnancy, fall in love, love affair, parents and children, haunted by the past, society, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, england
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Coming Home (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 199 min.
TV show
Story: Drama about the Dunar and Carey-Lewis families, before during and after WW2.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, contemplative
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: world war two, pow, coming of age, boarding school, estate, friends, family relations, couples, romance, society, youth, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, cornwall
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Land Girls (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 225 min.
TV show
Story: The lives, loves and highs and lows of four members of the Women's Land Army working at the Hoxley Estate during World War II.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: wartime life, world war two, life is a bitch, military, family relations, strong female presence, friendship, soldier, rise and fall, love, estate, feminism ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: england, europe
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Abyss of Passion (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Rosendo Arango, the owner of Grupo La Anita, is married to Alfonsina. They have one son, Damian. Estefanía Bouvier is married to Augusto Castanon and they have one daughter, Elisa. Rosendo cheats on his wife with Carmina Bouvier, Estefanía's ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: couples, love and romance, family relations, couple relations, romance, love triangle, latinos, family feud, love, family
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
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The One Who Couldn't Love (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: La que no podía amar is a Mexican telenovela produced by José Alberto Castro for Televisa. Ximena Suarez wrote the script based on the original story by Delia Fiallo. The cast was headed by Ana Brenda Contreras, Jorge Salinas, and Jose Ron, while ...
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, romance, best friends, couples, couple relations, boss and employee, friendship, family relations, social differences, intrigue, love and romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Any Human Heart (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
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Story: A novelist's life ricochets from 1920s Paris to '50s New York and '80s London. Along the way he meets Ernest Hemingway, Ian Fleming and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor - the exiled British king and his mistress Wallis Simpson.
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, sentimental, romantic ...
Plot: encounter, writer's life, introspection, historical character, love and romance, love affair, change, king, writers, romantic relationship, relationships, lovers ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1920s, 50s, 80s ...
Place: england, paris france, london, usa, europe ...
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Lady Chatterley (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 205 min.
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Story: Lady Constance Chatterley is married to the handicapped Sir Clifford Chatterley, who was wounded in the First World War. When they move to his family's estate, Constance meets their tough-yet-quiet groundskeeper, Oliver Mellors. Soon, she ...
Style: serious, sexy, sexual, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: master and servant, infidelity, sexual awakening, paralysis, family problems, countryside, couple relations, love affair, social differences, sexual content, unfulfillment, romance ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1910s
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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
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Yasak Elma (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Three things in life can not be hidden "love, smoke and lack of money". The social society and the events behind the business world are told.
Style: captivating, sincere, touching, serious, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: parents and children, mansion, love, husband wife relationship, wealthy family, ambition, friendship, intrigue, family relations, family life, love and romance, family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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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, sexy, erotic, realistic, serious ...
Plot: wrestling, love triangle, romance, friendship, honeymoon, family problems, family relations, couples, crumbling marriage, gender, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1920s, 70s
Place: england, europe, alps, swiss alps, paris france
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Upstairs Downstairs (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 1936, the show takes viewers, old and new, back to the lavish world of Belgravia, London. A new set of occupants reside at 165 Eaton Place and viewers see how external and internal influences of the tumultuous pre-war period shape and mould ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, stylized
Plot: high society, master and servant, butler, rich and poor, millionaire, family values, marriage, lifestyle, family relations, racial issues, couples, housewife ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
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Burden of Guilt (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
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Story: Mi pecado is a Mexican telenovela that was produced by Televisa and aired on Canal de las Estrellas from 15 June 2009 through 13 November 2009. Starring Maite Perroni, Eugenio Siller and as adult protagonist Daniela Castro who is also the main ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional
Plot: lovers reunited, forbidden love, family relations, unfulfilled love, couple relations, parents and children, family problems, couples, manipulation, romance, love and romance, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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30%
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Sparkhouse (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: The relationship between childhood sweethearts, a farmer's daughter and boy from a rich family, turns tumultuous in this modern interpretation of Wuthering Heights.
Style: emotional, serious, touching, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: farm, social differences, love affair, romance, family relations, parents and children, unfulfilled love, society, life is a bitch, human nature, obsession, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Waltons (1972)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Waltons is an American television series created by Earl Hamner, Jr., based on his book Spencer's Mountain, and a 1963 film of the same name. The show is centered on a family in a rural Virginia community during the Great Depression and ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, sincere
Plot: large family, family relations, americana, great depression, fighting illness, thanksgiving, lifestyle, aging, wedding, mountain, desire, family life ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: virginia, usa, southern usa
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AKA (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A story of a disaffected youth's search for love, status, and identity in late 1970s Britain. 18-year old Dean is handsome and bright, but feels hampered by his working-class background and by his family. In order to make something of himself, ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, captivating, sexual ...
Plot: gay teenager, child abuse, male prostitute, working class, hidden identity, couple relations, social differences, frame up, love and romance, society, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 70s, year 1978
Place: london, england, paris france, france, europe ...
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Georgia O'Keeffe (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Biopic of American artist Georgia O'Keeffe and her husband, photographer Alfred Stieglitz.
Style: serious, tense, emotional, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: destructive relationship, rise to the top, couples, couple relations, obsession, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, love and romance, husband wife relationship, mental illness, friendship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, year 1916, year 1929 ...
Place: usa, new mexico, manhattan new york city, new york, wisconsin
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Small Island (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: In 1939 Hortense, illegitimate but intelligent and ambitious, is brought up on Jamaica with the family of charismatic, free-thinking Michael, who joins the Air Force when war breaks out and goes to England. After the war, Hortense, now a qualified ...
Style: serious, touching, captivating, realistic
Plot: racism, starting over, couples, post war, couple relations, culture clash, bittersweet, misfit, hopes, self discovery, husband wife relationship, racial violence ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: england, london, jamaica, europe
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