10 best movies like Mrs Palfrey at The Claremont (2005)

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Movies similar to Mrs Palfrey at The Claremont (2005): Savannah, Poldark, Finding Neverland, Finding Your Feet, The Lady in the Van, Soy Luna, A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman, DC's Legends of Tomorrow, Ginger & Rosa, Cocktail.

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Savannah (2013)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genremelodrama, drama, family, history
CharactersDogs, Lawyers, Friends, Horses, Writers
PlotDeath, Justice, Money, Slavery, On real events
PlaceHotels, Party
TimeNew Year
StyleTouching, 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.

    Poldark (2015)
    Mark7.2 (imdb: 8.3)
    Genremelodrama, drama, history
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    PlotRelationship, 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.

      Finding Neverland (2004)
      Mark7.4 (imdb: 7.6)
      Genredrama, family, biography
      CountryUSA, United Kingdom
      CharactersWriters, Actors, Friends, Terminally ill
      PlotDeath, Funeral
      PlaceEngland, London
      StyleTouching, 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.”

        Finding Your Feet (2017)
        Mark6 (imdb: 6.7)
        Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
        CountryUnited Kingdom
        CharactersFriends, Sisters, Old man, Taxi drivers, Lovers
        PlotDancing, Money, Death, Snow
        PlaceEngland, London, Hotels
        TimeNew Year

          A lady has her prim and proper life turned upside down after discovering her husband's affair.

          The Lady in the Van (2015)
          Markimdb: 6.7
          Genrecomedy, drama, biography
          CountryUnited Kingdom
          CharactersFamily, Losers, Friends, Pianists, Bikers, Nuns, Poor, Writers
          PlotLove, Cars, Death, Loneliness, Motorcycles, On real events
          PlaceEngland, 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.

            Soy Luna (2016)
            Mark10 (imdb: 6.7)
            Genrecomedy, family, music
            CharactersTeenagers, Parents

              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.

              A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman (2012)
              Mark8 (imdb: 5.9)
              Genrecomedy, cartoon
              CountryUnited Kingdom
              CharactersWriters, Friends, Bikers, Monkeys
              PlaceEngland, Castle, Laboratory, Aircraft
              TimeNew Year
              StyleFancy, Smart

                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)

                DC's Legends of Tomorrow (2016)
                Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.8)
                Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
                CharactersSuperhero, Friends, Lifeguards, Superhero team, Superhero, Strong women, Monsters
                PlotDisasters, Time machine, Adventures, Time travel, Martial Arts, Love
                StyleFascinating, Spectacular

                  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?

                  Ginger & Rosa (2012)
                  Markimdb: 6.3
                  CountryUnited Kingdom, Denmark, Canada, Croatia
                  CharactersTeens, Friends, Poets, Writers
                  PlaceEngland, London
                  TimeCold War

                    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.

                    Cocktail (2012)
                    Mark4 (imdb: 6.3)
                    Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
                    CountryUnited Kingdom, India
                    PlotLove triangle
                    PlaceEngland, London, Party, Beach
                    StyleTo cry

                      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.

                      Marvel's Luke Cage (2016)
                      Mark4.6 (imdb: 7.3)
                      Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
                      PlotSuperpowers, Death
                      StyleNetflix, Spectacular

                        Given superstrength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man escapes prison to become a superhero for hire.

                        Mark9 (imdb: 5.8)
                        Genrethriller, comedy, crime
                        CountryUnited Kingdom
                        CharactersFriends, Lesbians
                        PlotRobbery, Chase
                        PlaceEngland, Hotels, New York, Aircraft, London
                        StyleExciting, Smart

                          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.

                          iZombie (2015)
                          Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.8)
                          Genrehorror, comedy, drama, crime
                          CharactersZombie, Zombie
                          PlotSupernatural, Supernatural, Superpowers
                          StyleDisturbing, Smart

                            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.

                            Outlander (2014)
                            Mark8.4 (imdb: 8.4)
                            Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
                            CountryUSA, United Kingdom
                            CharactersNurses, Soldier
                            PlotTime travel, Adventures, Love triangle
                            StyleTo 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.

                              Bright Star (2009)
                              Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.9)
                              Genremelodrama, drama, biography
                              CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia, France
                              CharactersPoets, Writers
                              PlotDeath, Obsession, On real events
                              StyleTouching, 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.

                                Russian Dolls (2005)
                                Markimdb: 7
                                Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
                                CountryFrance, United Kingdom
                                CharactersLesbians, Models, Friends, Writers
                                PlotLove triangle
                                PlaceFrance, London
                                StyleTo cry, Smart

                                  Five years after their summer together in Barcelona, Xavier, William, Wendy, Martine and Isabelle reunite.

                                  Last Orders (2001)
                                  Markimdb: 6.9
                                  CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
                                  CharactersFriends, Partners
                                  StyleAction, 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

                                    The Farewell (2019)
                                    Markimdb: 7.6
                                    Genrecomedy, drama
                                    CharactersWriters, Family, Dogs, Sisters, Photographers, Artists, Old man, Cooks
                                    PlotDeath, Dancing, Money, Mystery, Happiness
                                    PlaceChina, Japan, Hotels
                                    StyleTo 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.

                                      mother! (2017)
                                      Mark5 (imdb: 6.6)
                                      Genrehorror, thriller, drama
                                      CharactersFamily, Friends, Poets, Bees, Cannibals, Writers
                                      PlotLove, Dancing, Death
                                      StyleAction, Touching, Depressive, Disturbing, Creepy

                                        A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.

                                        Knock (2017)
                                        Mark10 (imdb: 6.1)
                                        CountryFrance, Belgium
                                        CharactersDoctors, Teachers
                                        PlotDeath, Dancing, Blackmail, Cheating
                                        PlaceSchool, Village, Trains, Hotels, Party, France, Ships, Hospitals
                                        StyleSoulful, 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.