10 best movies like W.E. (2011)

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W.E. 2011
In 1998, an auction of the estate of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor causes great excitement. For one woman, Wally Winthrop, it has much more meaning. Wally becomes obsessed by their historic love story. As she learns more about the sacrifices involved, Wally gains her own courage to find happiness.
List of the best movies like W.E. (2011): Anna Karenina, Endless Love, The Red Shoes, The Third Half, Wuthering Heights, Cleopatra, Mary Shelley, Farewell, My Queen, Curse of the Golden Flower, Bright Star.

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Anna Karenina (2012)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:09

Trapped in a loveless marriage, aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.

Endless Love (2014)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:44

A privileged girl and a charismatic boy's instant desire sparks a love affair made only more reckless by parents trying to keep them apart.

The Red Shoes (1948)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:13

In this classic drama, Vicky Page is an aspiring ballerina torn between her dedication to dance and her desire to love. While her imperious instructor, Boris Lermontov, urges to her to forget anything but ballet, Vicky begins to fall for the charming young composer Julian Craster. Eventually Vicky, under great emotional stress, must choose to pursue either her art or her romance, a decision that carries serious consequences.

The Third Half (2012)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history, sport
CountryMacedonia, Czech Republic, USA
Duration01:53

Spitz is the German-Jewish coach of the football team Macedonia during World War II. Under his leadership, the team fights to become the champion of Bulgaria's National Football League

Wuthering Heights (2011)
Markimdb: 6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:09

A poor boy of unknown origins is rescued from poverty and taken in by the Earnshaw family where he develops an intense relationship with his young foster sister, Cathy. Based on the classic novel by Emily Bronte.

Cleopatra (1963)
Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryLuxembourg, United Kingdom, USA
Duration04:03

Historical epic. The triumphs and tragedy of the Egyptian queen, Cleopatra.The winner of four Oscars, this epic saga of love, greed and betrayal stars Elizabeth Taylor as the passionate and ambitious Egyptian queen who's determined to hold on to the throne and seduces the Roman emperor Julius Caesar (Rex Harrison). When Caesar is murdered, she redirects her attentions to his general, Marc Antony (Richard Burton), who vows to take power -- but Caesar's successor (Roddy McDowall) has other plans.

Mary Shelley (2017)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Luxembourg, USA, Republic of Ireland
Duration02:05

The love affair between poet Percy Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin resulted in the creation of an immortal novel, “Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus.”

Farewell, My Queen (2012)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genremelodrama, drama, history
CountryFrance, Spain
Duration01:40

A look at the relationship between Marie Antoinette and one of her readers during the final days of the French Revolution.

Curse of the Golden Flower (2006)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, history
CountryChina, Hong Kong
Duration01:54

During China's Tang dynasty the emperor has taken the princess of a neighboring province as wife. She has borne him two sons and raised his eldest. Now his control over his dominion is complete, including the royal family itself.

Bright Star (2009)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia, France
Duration01:59

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.

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Alexander (2004)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure, military, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Germany, Netherlands, France, Italy, Morocco, Thailand
Duration02:55

Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians, he leads his army across the then known world, venturing farther than any westerner had ever gone, all the way to India.

Désirée (1954)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

In Marseilles, France in 1794, Desiree Clary, a young millinery clerk, becomes infatuated with Napoleon Bonaparte, but winds up wedding Genaral Jean-Baptiste Berandotte, an aid to Napoleon who later joins the forces that bring about the Emperor's downfall. Josephine Beauharnais, a worldly courtesan marries Napoleon and becomes Empress of France, but is then cast aside by her spouse when she proves unable to produce an heir to the throne.

The Lady (2011)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryFrance, United Kingdom, Thailand
Duration02:12

The story of Aung San Suu Kyi as she becomes the core of Burma's democracy movement, and her relationship with her husband, writer Michael Aris.

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.

A United Kingdom (2016)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryCzech Republic, United Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:31

The inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments. Seretse and Ruth defied family, Apartheid and empire - their love triumphed over every obstacle flung in their path and in so doing they transformed their nation and inspired the world.

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.

Steve Jobs (2015)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:31

Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter.

Romeo & Juliet (2013)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Italy, Luxembourg
Duration01:58

In Verona, bad blood between the Montague and Capulet families leads to much bitterness. Despite the hostility, Romeo Montague manages an invitation to a masked ball at the estate of the Capulets and meets Juliet, their daughter. The two are instantly smitten but dismayed to learn that their families are enemies. Romeo and Juliet figure out a way to pursue their romance, but Romeo is banished for his part in the slaying of Juliet's cousin, Tybalt.

Jimmy's Hall (2014)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, France
Duration01:49

Jimmy Gralton returns from New York and reopens his beloved community hall, only to meet opposition from the local parish.

The Princess of Montpensier (2010)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, history
CountryFrance, Germany
Duration02:19

Set in the high courts of 16th Century France, where the wars of religion between Catholics and Protestants are raging. Marie de Mézières, a beautiful young aristocrat, is in love with Henri de Guise, but her hand in marriage is promised to the Prince of Montpensier.

Winter's Tale (2014)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:58

A burglar falls for an heiress as she dies in his arms. When he learns that he has the gift of reincarnation, he sets out to save her.

Marie Antoinette (1938)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:37

The young Austrian princess Marie Antoinette is arranged to marry Louis XVI, future king of France, in a politically advantageous marriage for the rival countries. The opulent Marie indulges in various whims and flirtations. When Louis XV passes and Louis XVI ascends the French throne, his queen's extravagant lifestyle earns the hatred of the French people, who despise her Austrian heritage.

Padmaavat (2018)
Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryIndia
Duration03:09

Rani Padmavati - the wife of Maharawal Ratan Singh, is known for her beauty and valour in 13th century India. She captures the fancy of the reigning Sultan of Delhi, the tyrant Alauddin Khilji, who becomes obsessed with her and goes to great lengths to fulfill his greed.

Wilde (1997)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Japan, Germany
Duration01:58

The story of Oscar Wilde, genius, poet, playwright and the First Modern Man. The self-realisation of his homosexuality caused Wilde enormous torment as he juggled marriage, fatherhood and responsibility with his obsessive love for Lord Alfred Douglas.

Learning to Drive (2014)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:30

As her marriage dissolves, a Manhattan writer takes driving lessons from a Sikh instructor with marriage troubles of his own. In each other's company they find the courage to get back on the road and the strength to take the wheel.

The Vow (2012)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:44

Happy young married couple Paige and Leo are, well, happy. Then a car accident puts Paige into a life-threatening coma. Upon awakening she has lost the previous five years of memories, including those of her beloved Leo, her wedding, a confusing relationship with her parents, or the ending of her relationship with her ex-fiance. Despite these complications, Leo endeavors to win her heart again and rebuild their marriage.

Love Likes Coincidences (2011)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryTurkey
Duration01:58

Year 1977, a September morning in Ankara... Yilmaz tries to rush his pregnant wife Neriman to the hospital and he crashes into Omer's car. The causes Omer's pregnant wife Inci, who was in the back seat, to have a pre-term labor. The babies are born on the same day. They see each other for the first time... This accident is the threshold of the coincidences that bring Ozgur and Deniz together. They come across each other in Ankara several times during their childhood and youth. Each intersection has a butterfly effect, resulting in drastic changes in their lives. They sometimes cause disasters, sometimes miracles. However, they can never be together. Whatever it is that brings them together, manages to build a transparent wall between them. Until they come across each other again in Istanbul, 25 years later... --Anonymous (imdb)

Wild River (1960)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

A young field administrator for the TVA comes to rural Tennessee to oversee the building of a dam on the Tennessee River. He encounters opposition from the local people, in particular a farmer who objects to his employment (with pay) of local black laborers. Much of the plot revolves around the eviction of an elderly woman from her home on an island in the River, and the young man's love affair with that woman's widowed granddaughter.

Anna and the King of Siam (1946)
Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:08

In 1862, a young Englishwoman becomes royal tutor in Siam and befriends the King.

A Matter of Life and Death (1946)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:44

When a young airman miraculously survives bailing out of his aeroplane without a parachute, he falls in love with an American radio operator. But the officials in the other world realise their mistake, and dispatch an angel to collect him.




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