Films about high society

Films about high society
List of the best films about high society according to the audience: Rebecca, The Irishman, Lady Chatterley's Lover, The Housemaid, The Forever Purge, A Rainy Day in New York, Blue Jasmine, Me Before You, Alice in Wonderland, Paradise Hills.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Rebecca (2020)
Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

After a whirlwind romance with a wealthy widower, a naïve bride moves to his family estate but can't escape the haunting shadow of his late wife.

The Irishman (2019)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA

Pennsylvania, 1956. Frank Sheeran, a war veteran of Irish origin who works as a truck driver, accidentally meets mobster Russell Bufalino. Once Frank becomes his trusted man, Bufalino sends him to Chicago with the task of helping Jimmy Hoffa, a powerful union leader related to organized crime, with whom Frank will maintain a close friendship for nearly twenty years.

Lady Chatterley's Lover (2015)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:40

An early-20th-century tale of love across class boundaries which tells the legendary and romantic story of Lady Chatterley’s affair with her gamekeeper. Jed Mercurio’s adaptation of DH Lawrence’s classic.

The Housemaid (2010)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:47

A man's affair with his family's housemaid leads to a dark consequences. Eun-yi is hired as an au pair for Hae-ra (pregnant with twins) and her rich husband Hoon. Eun-yi's primary task is watching the couple's young daughter, Nami. Eun-yi is eager to connect to Nami, who gradually warms to her. Hoon begins to secretly flirt with Eun-yi, enticing her with glasses of wine and his piano playing, and they eventually begin a sexual relationship. Despite the affair, Eun-yi is still warm and friendly to Hoon's oblivious wife, Hae-ra. She even expresses enthusiasm and delight at the progress of Hae-ra's pregnancy.

The Forever Purge (2021)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, action, thriller
CountryUSA, France

All the rules are broken as a sect of lawless marauders decides that the annual Purge does not stop at daybreak and instead should never end as they chase a group of immigrants who they want to punish because of their harsh historical past.

A Rainy Day in New York (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:39

Two young people arrive in New York to spend a weekend; once they arrive they are met with bad weather and a series of adventures.

Blue Jasmine (2013)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

Jasmine French used to be on the top of the heap as a New York socialite, but now is returning to her estranged sister in San Francisco utterly ruined. As Jasmine struggles with her haunting memories of a privileged past bearing dark realities she ignored, she tries to recover in her present. Unfortunately, it all proves a losing battle as Jasmine's narcissistic hangups and their consequences begin to overwhelm her. In doing so, her old pretensions and new deceits begin to foul up everyone's lives, especially her own.

Me Before You (2016)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:25

A small town girl is caught between dead-end jobs. A high-profile, successful man becomes wheelchair bound following an accident. The man decides his life is not worth living until the girl is hired for six months to be his new caretaker. Worlds apart and trapped together by circumstance, the two get off to a rocky start. But the girl becomes determined to prove to the man that life is worth living and as they embark on a series of adventures together, each finds their world changing in ways neither of them could begin to imagine.

Alice in Wonderland (2010)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:48

Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting an unusual rabbit. Arriving in a strange and surreal place called 'Underland,' she finds herself in a world that resembles the nightmares she had as a child, filled with talking animals, villainous queens and knights, and frumious bandersnatches. Alice realizes that she is there for a reason – to conquer the horrific Jabberwocky and restore the rightful queen to her throne.

Paradise Hills (2019)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy
CountrySpain, USA
Duration01:42

A young woman is sent to Paradise Hills to be reformed, only to learn that the high-class facility's beautiful facade hides a sinister secret.

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My Fair Lady (1964)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama, musical
CountryUSA
Duration02:45

A snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.

Atlas Shrugged: Part I (2011)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

A powerful railroad executive, Dagny Taggart, struggles to keep her business alive while society is crumbling around her. Based on the 1957 novel by Ayn Rand.

Libeled Lady (1936)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

When a major newspaper accuses wealthy socialite Connie Allenbury of being a home-wrecker, and she files a multi-million-dollar libel lawsuit, the publication's frazzled head editor, Warren Haggerty, must find a way to turn the tables on her. Soon Haggerty's harried fiancée, Gladys Benton, and his dashing friend Bill Chandler are in on a scheme that aims to discredit Connie, with amusing and unexpected results.

Vanity Fair (2004)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, India
Duration02:15

Beautiful, funny, passionate, and calculating, Becky is the orphaned daughter of a starving English artist and a French chorus girl. She yearns for a more glamorous life than her birthright promises and resolves to conquer English society by any means possible. A mere ascension into the heights of society is simply not enough. So Becky finds a patron in the powerful Marquess of Steyne whose whims enable Becky to realise her dreams. But is the ultimate cost too high for her?

A Place in the Sun (1951)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

An ambitious young man wins an heiress's heart but has to cope with his former girlfriend's pregnancy.

Holiday (1938)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

Johnny Case, a freethinking financier, has finally found the girl of his dreams — Julia Seton, the spoiled daughter of a socially prominent millionaire — and she's agreed to marry him. But when Johnny plans a holiday for the two to enjoy life while they are still young, his fiancée has other plans & that is for Johnny to work in her father's bank!

The Mad Miss Manton (1938)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:20

When the murdered body discovered by beautiful, vivacious socialite Melsa Manton disappears, police and press label her a prankster until she proves them wrong.

The Great Gatsby (2013)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration02:23

An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Long Island-set novel, where Midwesterner Nick Carraway is lured into the lavish world of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Soon enough, however, Carraway will see through the cracks of Gatsby's nouveau riche existence, where obsession, madness, and tragedy await.

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

Two con men try to settle their rivalry by betting on who can swindle a young American heiress out of $50,000 first.

The Bling Ring (2013)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Japan
Duration01:27

Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use the Internet to track celebrities' whereabouts in order to rob their homes.

A Royal Christmas (2014)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, family
CountryUSA

A young working girl with a blue-collar background is surprised when her new fiancé announces he is actually a prince of a small sovereign country in Europe. After the couple quickly takes off to spend the holidays at his family’s sprawling, royal castle, she must work hard to win over her disapproving and unaccepting future mother-in-law—the Queen—and find out if love truly can conquer all.

All Good Things (2010)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

Newly-discovered facts, court records and speculation are used to elaborate the true love story and murder mystery of the most notorious unsolved murder case in New York history.

Sadie McKee (1934)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

A maid has romances with a two-timer, a boozing millionaire and the master of the house.

Sabrina (1954)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:53

Linus and David Larrabee are the two sons of a very wealthy family. Linus is all work -- busily running the family corporate empire, he has no time for a wife and family. David is all play -- technically he is employed by the family business, but never shows up for work, spends all his time entertaining, and has been married and divorced three times. Meanwhile, Sabrina Fairchild is the young, shy, and awkward daughter of the household chauffeur, who has been infatuated with David all her life, but David hardly notices her -- "doesn't even know I exist" -- until she goes away to Paris for two years, and returns an elegant, sophisticated, beautiful woman. Suddenly, she finds that she has captured David's attention, but just as she does so, she finds herself falling in love with Linus, and she finds that Linus is also falling in love with her.

Knives Out (2019)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan's untimely death.

Thoroughbreds (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:21

Two teenage girls in suburban Connecticut rekindle their unlikely friendship after years of growing apart. In the process, they learn that neither is what she seems to be, and that a murder might solve both of their problems.

Stockholm Stories (2013)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountrySweden

The lives of five seemingly unrelated lost souls intertwine in Sweden’s chilly capital in this delicate and wryly funny ensemble film. A precocious yet untalented young writer, a friendless advertising genius, a tight-lipped workaholic, a shy upper-class boy with a secret crush, and a recently dumped young woman all come to realize hard truths about love and life over the course of several days.

Monte Carlo (2011)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Hungary, France
Duration01:44

Three young women vacationing in Paris find themselves whisked away to Monte Carlo after one of the girls is mistaken for a British heiress.

A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate (1923)
Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:18

When Marie St. Clair believes she has been jilted by her artist fiance Jean, she decides to leave for Paris on her own. After spending a year in the city as a mistress of the wealthy Pierre Revel, she is reunited with Jean by chance. This leaves her with the choice between a glamorous life in Paris, and the true love she left behind.

Letter from an Unknown Woman (1948)
Markimdb: 8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:26

A pianist about to flee from a duel receives a letter from a woman he cannot remember. As she tells the story of her lifelong love for him, he is forced to reinterpret his own past.




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