Tags: movies like Mrs Palfrey at The Claremont (2005) - full list
|Genre||melodrama, drama, family, history|
|Characters||Dogs, Lawyers, Friends, Horses, Writers|
|Plot||Death, Justice, Money, Slavery, On real events|
|Style||Touching, To cry|
Savannah is the true story of Ward Allen, a romantic and bombastic character who rejects his plantation heritage for the freedom of life on a river. Ward navigates the change of early 20th century America on the wrong side of the law and society, his long-time friend, a freed slave named Christmas Moultrie, at his side. Master of Shakespeare, and the shotgun that provides Savannah's markets with fowl, Ward fights for his rights as a hunter. His charisma and eloquent rhetoric win the heart of a society woman who defies her father to marry him. An elderly Moultrie tells the story of life on the river with his friend to a little boy, who passes the legendary Ward Allen down to the next generation.
|Mark||7.2 (imdb: 8.3)|
|Genre||melodrama, drama, history|
|Plot||Relationship, Love triangle|
Britain is in the grip of a chilling recession... falling wages, rising prices, civil unrest - only the bankers are smiling. It's 1783 and Ross Poldark returns from the American War of Independence to his beloved Cornwall to find his world in ruins: his father dead, the family mine long since closed, his house wrecked and his sweetheart pledged to marry his cousin. But Ross finds that hope and love can be found when you are least expecting it in the wild but beautiful Cornish landscape.
|Mark||7.4 (imdb: 7.6)|
|Genre||drama, family, biography|
|Country||USA, United Kingdom|
|Characters||Writers, Actors, Friends, Terminally ill|
|Style||Touching, To cry, Cute, Inspirational|
Finding Neverland is an amusing drama about how the story of Peter Pan and Neverland came to be. During a writing slump play writer J.M. Barrie meets the widowed Sylvia and her three children who soon become an important part of Barrie’s life and the inspiration that lead him to create his masterpiece “Peter Pan.”
|Mark||6 (imdb: 6.7)|
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, drama, music|
|Characters||Friends, Sisters, Old man, Taxi drivers, Lovers|
|Plot||Dancing, Money, Death, Snow|
|Place||England, London, Hotels|
A lady has her prim and proper life turned upside down after discovering her husband's affair.
|Genre||comedy, drama, biography|
|Characters||Family, Losers, Friends, Pianists, Bikers, Nuns, Poor, Writers|
|Plot||Love, Cars, Death, Loneliness, Motorcycles, On real events|
|Place||England, London, Psychiatric hospitals|
The true story of the relationship between Alan Bennett and the singular Miss Shepherd, a woman of uncertain origins who ‘temporarily’ parked her van in Bennett’s London driveway and proceeded to live there for 15 years.
|Mark||10 (imdb: 6.7)|
|Genre||comedy, family, music|
Luna leads a happy life in Mexico where she enjoys skating. Her life change overnight when a wealthy woman offers Luna's parents a job in Argentina and also to pay an elite school for Luna. Luna and her family moves to Argentina. She should start a new life, makes new friends, but soon she discovers the Jam & Roller, a rollerskating club, where she can not only prove her talent on wheels, but also on the stage singing. And that's not all, Luna is adopted and her parents have never kept her adoption a secret. However, Luna is suddenly overtaken by her past after moving to Argentina.
|Mark||8 (imdb: 5.9)|
|Characters||Writers, Friends, Bikers, Monkeys|
|Place||England, Castle, Laboratory, Aircraft|
John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Jones and Terry Gilliam pay tribute to their late Monty Python colleague Graham Chapman in this hilarious, 3-D animated adaptation of Chapman's brazenly fictionalized life story. (TIFF)
|Mark||9.2 (imdb: 6.8)|
|Genre||fantastic, action, drama, adventure|
|Characters||Superhero, Friends, Lifeguards, Superhero team, Superhero, Strong women, Monsters|
|Plot||Disasters, Time machine, Adventures, Time travel, Martial Arts, Love|
When heroes alone are not enough ... the world needs legends. Having seen the future, one he will desperately try to prevent from happening, time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter is tasked with assembling a disparate group of both heroes and villains to confront an unstoppable threat — one in which not only is the planet at stake, but all of time itself. Can this ragtag team defeat an immortal threat unlike anything they have ever known?
|Country||United Kingdom, Denmark, Canada, Croatia|
|Characters||Teens, Friends, Poets, Writers|
A look at the lives of two teenage girls - inseparable friends Ginger and Rosa -- growing up in 1960s London as the Cuban Missile Crisis looms, and the pivotal event the comes to redefine their relationship.
|Mark||4 (imdb: 6.3)|
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, drama|
|Country||United Kingdom, India|
|Place||England, London, Party, Beach|
Gautam is an incorrigible flirt, who runs after every girl he sees. Meera is a pretty girl with desi values and attire, who comes to London from Delhi for a fresh start. Veronica is the spoilt bombshell who loves partying and drinking. Though different from each other, these three are perfect friends staying under one roof until friendship becomes confusing, and love becomes complicated.
|Mark||4.6 (imdb: 7.3)|
|Genre||fantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime|
Given superstrength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man escapes prison to become a superhero for hire.
|Mark||9 (imdb: 5.8)|
|Genre||thriller, comedy, crime|
|Place||England, Hotels, New York, Aircraft, London|
Jo is chained down in a dead end supermarket job while all her friends are all out on their own separate adventures. But a chance encounter with some diamond thieves sends their separate worlds on a collision course with not only each other, but fate itself.
|Mark||8.2 (imdb: 7.8)|
|Genre||horror, comedy, drama, crime|
|Plot||Supernatural, Supernatural, Superpowers|
A medical student who becomes a zombie joins a Coroner's Office in order to gain access to the brains she must reluctantly eat so that she can maintain her humanity. But every brain she eats, she also inherits their memories and must now solve their deaths with help from the Medical examiner and a police detective.
|Mark||8.4 (imdb: 8.4)|
|Genre||fantastic, melodrama, drama|
|Country||USA, United Kingdom|
|Plot||Time travel, Adventures, Love triangle|
|Style||To cry, Spectacular, Fascinating|
The story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743, where she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened. When she is forced to marry Jamie, a chivalrous and romantic young Scottish warrior, a passionate affair is ignited that tears Claire's heart between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable lives.
|Mark||7.8 (imdb: 6.9)|
|Genre||melodrama, drama, biography|
|Country||United Kingdom, Australia, France|
|Plot||Death, Obsession, On real events|
|Style||Touching, Soulful, To cry|
In 1818, high-spirited young Fanny Brawne finds herself increasingly intrigued by the handsome but aloof poet John Keats, who lives next door to her family friends the Dilkes. After reading a book of his poetry, she finds herself even more drawn to the taciturn Keats. Although he agrees to teach her about poetry, Keats cannot act on his reciprocated feelings for Fanny, since as a struggling poet he has no money to support a wife.
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, drama|
|Country||France, United Kingdom|
|Characters||Lesbians, Models, Friends, Writers|
|Style||To cry, Smart|
Five years after their summer together in Barcelona, Xavier, William, Wendy, Martine and Isabelle reunite.
|Country||United Kingdom, Germany|
|Style||Action, Touching, Soulful, To cry, Smart, Gloomy|
Jack Dodd was a London butcher who enjoyed a pint with his mates for over 50 years. When he died, he died as he lived, with a smile on his face watching a horse race on which he had bet, with borrowed money. But before he died he had a final request, 'Last Orders', that his ashes be scattered in the sea at Margate. The movie follows his mates, Ray, Lenny and Vic and his foster son Vince as they journey to the sea with the ashes. Along the way, the threads of their lives, their loves and their disappointments are woven together in their memories of Jack and his wife Amy
|Characters||Writers, Family, Dogs, Sisters, Photographers, Artists, Old man, Cooks|
|Plot||Death, Dancing, Money, Mystery, Happiness|
|Place||China, Japan, Hotels|
|Style||To cry, Atmospheric, Makes me think|
A headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is given a terminal diagnosis. Billi struggles with her family's decision to keep grandma in the dark about her own illness as they all stage an impromptu wedding to see grandma one last time.
|Mark||5 (imdb: 6.6)|
|Genre||horror, thriller, drama|
|Characters||Family, Friends, Poets, Bees, Cannibals, Writers|
|Plot||Love, Dancing, Death|
|Style||Action, Touching, Depressive, Disturbing, Creepy|
A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.
|Mark||10 (imdb: 6.1)|
|Plot||Death, Dancing, Blackmail, Cheating|
|Place||School, Village, Trains, Hotels, Party, France, Ships, Hospitals|
|Style||Soulful, Fascinating, To cry|
Doctor Knock is a former thug who has become a doctor and arrives in the small village of Saint-Maurice to make his fortune according to a particular method. It will make the villagers believe that they are not as healthy as they might think. It is thus that he will find in each one an imaginary symptom, or not, and thus will be able to exercise his profession lucratively. Under his seductive looks and after gaining the confidence of the village, Knock is on the verge of achieving his ends. But his past catches up with him and an old acquaintance disrupts the doctor's plans.