Top 10 awesome movies like Desire Under the Elms that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Desire Under the Elms and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Delbert Mann, Sophia Loren and Anthony Perkins . Here goes the list -

  1. Jane Eyre
  2. The Grasshopper
  3. Old Acquaintance
  4. The Stripper
  5. From the Terrace
  6. The Brothers Karamazov
  7. The End of the Affair
  8. A Place in the Sun
  9. Enchantment
  10. The Shining Hour
  1. Jane Eyre

    Jane Eyre

    After a harsh childhood, orphan Jane Eyre is hired by Edward Rochester, the brooding lord of a mysterious manor house, to care for his young daughter.

    This movie, created by Robert Stevenson, Orson Welles and Joan Fontaine, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Video, Google Play Movies, Microsoft Store, Fandangonow, Youtube and Vudu.

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  2. The Grasshopper

    The Grasshopper

    Wide-eyed nineteen year old Christine Adams decides on a whim to leave her broken family life in small town British Columbia to move to Los Angeles to be with her boyfriend Eddie Molina, who doesn't know she's coming. Christine hopes to start a family with Eddie immediately. But Christine finds that she is restless in her life with Eddie and moves on. From move to move which are always done on a whim, Christine has a similar restless attitude, always dreaming of something better. But she has no real marketable job skills - although she is always thinking about continuing with her schooling in some trade to make a better life for herself - or sense of what working in a traditional type job means. She is able to get by on her looks, which lands her a job as a Las Vegas showgirl. She also goes in and out of relationships - including with Vegas comic Danny Raymond, ex-football player Tommy Marcott who too is trying to find his meaningful niche in life, older businessman Richard Morgan who acts as her sugar daddy, and rock musician Jay Rigney - always dreaming of the perfect relationship situation which never seems to materialize. As such, her life goes into a tailspin. She ultimately lets the world know how she feels life has treated her.

    This movie, created by Jerry Paris, Jacqueline Bisset and Jim Brown, scores 5.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

    You can watch this on Google Play Movies, Vudu, Amazon Video and Youtube.

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  3. Old Acquaintance

    Old Acquaintance

    Old friends Kit Marlowe and Millie Drake adopt contrasting lifestyles: Kit is a single, critically acclaimed author while married Millie writes popular pulp novels.

    This movie, created by Vincent Sherman, Bette Davis and Miriam Hopkins, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

    You can watch this on Google Play Movies, Apple Itunes, Vudu, Amazon Video, Youtube and Fandangonow.

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  4. The Stripper

    The Stripper

    Lila Green is an insecure and aging showgirl for Madame Olga's stage shows. When her boyfriend, Rick, runs off with the show's money, Madame Olga and Ronny let Lila go. Lila goes to stay with her old neighbors, Helen Bard and her teenage son, Kenny. Lila decides to go out and get a regular job and try and live a normal life. All seems well, until Lila and Kenny stop fighting their attraction for one another.

    This movie, created by Franklin J. Schaffner, Joanne Woodward and Richard Beymer, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  5. From the Terrace

    From the Terrace

    An ambitious young executive chooses a loveless marriage and an unfulfilling personal life in exchange for a successful Wall Street career.

    This movie, created by Mark Robson, Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

    You can watch this on Microsoft Store, Amazon Video, Fandangonow, Youtube, Vudu, Apple Itunes and Google Play Movies.

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  6. The Brothers Karamazov

    The Brothers Karamazov

    Drama based on Russian writer Fyodor Dostoevsky's homonymous novel about the proud Karamazov family in 1870s Russia.

    This movie, created by Richard Brooks, Yul Brynner and Maria Schell, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

    You can watch this on Youtube, Microsoft Store, Amazon Video, Google Play Movies and Vudu.

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  7. The End of the Affair

    The End of the Affair

    In war-torn London, Maurice Bendrix (Van Johnson) falls in love with neighbor Sarah Miles (Deborah Kerr). They begin an illicit romance behind Sarah's husband's back. While war does not last forever, neither does love in this existentialist tale.

    This movie, created by Edward Dmytryk, Deborah Kerr and Van Johnson, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

    You can watch this on Youtube, Fandangonow, Vudu, Google Play Movies and Amazon Video.

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  8. A Place in the Sun

    A Place in the Sun

    A poor boy gets a job working for his rich uncle and ends up falling in love with two women.

    This movie, created by George Stevens, Montgomery Clift and Elizabeth Taylor, scores 7.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video.

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  9. Enchantment

    Enchantment

    Uncle Rollo finally retires to the house he was brought up in. Lost in thoughts of his lost love, Lark, he does not want to be disturbed in his last days. However, the appearance of his niece and the subsequent romance between her and Lark's nephew causes him to reevaluate his life and offer some advice so the young couple don't make the same mistake he did, all those years ago.

    This movie, created by Irving Reis, David Niven and Teresa Wright, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video.

  10. The Shining Hour

    The Shining Hour

    A nightclub dancer marries into society and has to contend with her jealous sister-in-law.

    This movie, created by Frank Borzage, Joan Crawford and Margaret Sullavan, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

    You can watch this on Youtube, Amazon Video, Vudu and Google Play Movies.

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