Movies and TV shows like Dynasty 1981

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Dynasty (1981)
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Dynasty (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The saga of a wealthy Denver family in the oil business: Blake Carrington, the patriarch; Krystle, his former secretary and wife; his children: Adam, lost in childhood after a kidnapping; Fallon, pampered and spoiled; Steven, openly gay; and Amanda, hidden from him by his ex-wife, the conniving Alexis. Most of the show features the conflict between 2 large corporations, Blake's Denver Carrington and Alexis' ColbyCo.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, enigmatic, saga
Plot: wealthy family, family business, intrigue, rivalry, family problems, uninhibited rivalry, family relations, love and romance, ambition, blind ambition, hypocrisy, americana, dishonesty, family feud, snobbism, oil, love triangle, seduction, marriage, parents and children, fashion, homosexual, jealousy, adultery, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado

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Most similar movies to Dynasty

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and emotional films and TV series with plots about family relations, dishonesty, couples, couple relations, rivalry, family problems and intrigue mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Dynasty: Dallas (1978), Falcon Crest (1981), Melrose Place (1992), The Colbys (1985), Knots Landing (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dallas (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The world's first mega-soap, and one of the most popular ever produced, Dallas had it all. Beautiful women, expensive cars, and men playing Monopoly with real buildings. Famous for one of the best cliffhangers in TV history, as the world asked ...
Style: serious, realistic, melancholic, family saga, uplifting ...
Plot: family feud, mogul, presumed dead, intrigue, family relations, family business, oil industry, parents and children, couple relations, ambition, hypocrisy, rich and poor ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, southern usa, united states, dallas texas
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Dynasty (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: The reboot follows two of America’s wealthiest families, the Carringtons and the Colbys, as they feud for control over their fortune and their children focusing on Fallon Carrington, the daughter of billionaire Blake Carrington, and her soon-to-be ...
Style: artsy, twists and turns, captivating, cynical
Plot: rich, family relations, intrigue, family business, rivalry, love triangle, twists & turns, homosexual, fashion, father daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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100%
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Falcon Crest (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Falcon Crest is an American primetime television soap opera which aired on the CBS network for nine seasons, from December 4, 1981 to May 17, 1990. A total of 227 episodes were produced. The series revolves around the feuding factions of the ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: wealthy family, family relations, family business, intrigue, betrayal, rivalry, family problems, family feud, parents and children, ambition, couple relations, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Melrose Place (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Melrose Place is an American primetime soap opera that aired on Fox from July 8, 1992, to May 24, 1999 for seven seasons. It follows the lives of a group of young adults living in a brownstone apartment complex on Melrose Place, in Los Angeles, ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, captivating, sexual
Plot: manipulation, love affair, couple relations, betrayal, rivalry, infidelity, advertising, friends, intrigue, neighbor, manipulations, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, beverly hills
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75%
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The Colbys (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Colbys is an American prime time soap opera, which originally aired on ABC from November 20, 1985 to March 26, 1987. Produced by Aaron Spelling, it was a spin-off of Dynasty, which had been the highest rated series for the 1984–1985 U.S. ...
Style: twists and turns, realistic, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: family business, family relations, wealthy family, couple relations, parents and children, uninhibited rivalry, couples, memory loss, love triangle, love and romance, workplace, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Knots Landing (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The domestic adventures, misdeeds and everyday interactions of five families living on a cul-de-sac in a small California community.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: family relations, small town, family life, intrigue, love and romance, couples, couple relations, love affair, americana, warner bros, power, best friend ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Forbidden Fruit (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Three things in life can not be hidden "love, smoke and lack of money". The social society and the events behind the business world are told.
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: wealthy family, parents and children, husband wife relationship, love, intrigue, friendship, couple relations, family relations, love affair, ambition, marital argument, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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83%
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Dallas (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: J.R., Bobby and Sue Ellen Ewing are all back at Southfork, with plenty of secrets, schemes and betrayals in mind. This time, they're joined by the next generation of Ewings, who take ambition and deception to a new level.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, twists and turns, stylized ...
Plot: family business, betrayal, family relations, parents and children, family feud, family secret, ambition, dishonesty, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, intrigue, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Bold and the Beautiful (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Continuing drama combining romance and intrigue set against the glittering backdrop of Beverly Hills and the American fashion industry.
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, serious, saga
Plot: fashion, family relations, love triangle, infidelity, family business, rich and poor, family problems, intrigue, family life, betrayal, rivalry, loss of partner ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 80s, 90s, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Young and the Restless (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The rivalries, romances, hopes and fears of the residents of the fictional Midwestern metropolis, Genoa City. The lives and loves of a wide variety of characters mingle through the generations, dominated by the Newman, Abbott, Baldwin and Winters ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, emotional, saga
Plot: family relations, infidelity, family life, couple relations, rivalry, intrigue, family problems, rich and poor, love triangle, power relations, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 21st century, 70s ...
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Ella (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Years ago, a late nurse's young daughter, Ella, was discredited with stepfather Norbert by his wicked daughter Clio and send off to and exploited by her aunt 'tarantula', her only comfort being the friendship of young Jens. Once 18, ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, love affair, starting over, romance, orphan, dishonesty, love and romance, hopes, couples, rivalry, intrigue, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
House of Hancock (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
TV show
Story: House of Hancock tells the epic true story of the Hancock dynasty and the bizarre love triangle that emerged between Lang, his daughter Gina, and his beautiful Filipina housekeeper Rose.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, epic, saga
Plot: fall in love, family business, family relations, family problems, parents and children, courtroom drama, intrigue, dishonesty, rivalry, betrayal, uninhibited rivalry, manipulation ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s, 90s, 20th century
Place: australia, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Wicked Wicked Games (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Wicked Wicked Games is a telenovela that debuted on December 6, 2006 on the American television network MyNetworkTV. Twentieth Television produced 63 episodes to air weekdays. The limited-run serial was directed by Terry Cunningham, Dennis Dimster, ...
Style: captivating, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, intrigue, family relations, infidelity, manipulation, family business, obsession, parents and children, couples, revenge, businesswoman, seduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The World of the Married (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: Ji Sun Woo is a family medicine doctor. She is married to Lee Tae Oh and they have a son. She seems to have everything, including a successful career and a happy family, but she is betrayed by her husband and others. Meanwhile, Lee Tae Oh dreams of ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, captivating
Plot: adultery, infidelity, sex, married couple, extramarital affair, betrayal, doctor, seduction, director, marriage, couple relations, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
General Hospital (1963)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Families, friends, enemies and lovers experience life-changing events in the large upstate New York city of Port Charles, which has a busy hospital, upscale hotel, cozy diner and dangerous waterfront frequented by the criminal underworld.
Style: twists and turns, serious, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: hospital, rivalry, parents and children, siblings relations, family business, family in crisis, family life, manipulation, intrigue, manipulations, dishonesty, cult ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 1960s, 70s, 1990s ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Mountain (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Boundary Mountain is an escapist playground for wealthy tourists and extreme sports enthusiasts, but to the Carver family, it's home. "The Mountain" chronicles the larger-than-life saga of the Carvers, whose colorful patriarch, David ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, romantic, scenic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, ski resort, snowboarding, family problems, family business, ambition, resort, love triangle, rivalry, ego clash, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Satisfaction (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A provocative drama that explores modern marriage at its midpoint. Through the lens of one couple, Neil Truman and his wife, Grace, this series answers the question, “What do you do when having it all is not enough?” by delving into their ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, marriage, crumbling marriage, family problems, adultery, couple relations, dishonesty, infidelity, dysfunctional marriage, under the surface, male escort, casual sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Days of Our Lives (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Horton and Brady broods endure the romantic trials of life in Salem, a Midwestern hamlet filled with evil geniuses, star-crossed lovers and a rich family history.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, emotional
Plot: infidelity, family relations, family problems, loss of daughter, betrayal, love triangle, couple relations, siblings relations, power relations, presumed dead, intrigue, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 60s, 90s, 80s, 20th century ...
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13%
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Ti Ti Ti (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
TV show
Story: Brazilian telenovela based on the 1985 telenovela of the same name.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sexy, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: rivalry, ambition, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, contests and competitions, intrigue, desire for fame, blind ambition, dishonesty, hopes, fashion, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Titans (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Titans is an American prime time soap opera that debuted on October 4, 2000 on NBC. Thirteen episodes were filmed, of which eleven were actually aired. Produced by Aaron Spelling, the series was initially marketed as a "Dynasty for the new ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspense, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: manipulation, infidelity, betrayal, embezzlement, manipulations, love and romance, family relations, dishonesty, ambition, wealth, revenge, deception ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
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26%
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Timeless Love (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
TV show
Story: Renata, a spirited woman, is treated cruelly by her mother and sister. Falling in love with Jerónimo changes her life for the better, but his misguided quest to avenge his brother's death jeopardizes their relationship.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: family relations, vengeance, fall in love, couple relations, rivalry, love and romance, dishonesty, couples, mistaken identity, scandal, manipulation, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
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26%
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Neighbours (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Neighbours is an Australian television soap opera. It was first broadcast on the Seven Network on 18 March 1985. It was created by TV executive Reg Watson, who proposed the idea of making a show that focused on realistic stories and portrayed adults ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, emotional, sincere
Plot: suburbs, friendship, infidelity, family relations, cafe, wedding, love and romance, betrayal, youth, rivalry, siblings relations, suburban life ...
Time: 80s, 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Abyss of Passion (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Rosendo Arango, the owner of Grupo La Anita, is married to Alfonsina. They have one son, Damian. Estefanía Bouvier is married to Augusto Castanon and they have one daughter, Elisa. Rosendo cheats on his wife with Carmina Bouvier, Estefanía's ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, couples, couple relations, love and romance, love triangle, latinos, romance, family feud, love, family
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Don't mess with an angel (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cuidado Con El Ángel is a Telenovela distributed by Televisa starring Maite Perroni and William Levy. The telenovela, a production of Nathalie Lartilleux, premiered on June 9, 2008 and finished its broadcast March 6, 2009. It had millions of ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, captivating, realistic
Plot: family relations, orphan, romance, fall in love, rivalry, destiny, intrigue, rich and poor, dishonesty, love triangle, true love, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.1
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Cane (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cane is an American television drama created by Cynthia Cidre, who also served as executive producer alongside Jonathan Prince, Jimmy Iovine and Polly Anthony. The pilot was directed by Christian Duguay. The show chronicled the lives and internal ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, stylized, serious ...
Plot: family business, cuban american, business venture, family values, ambition, parents and children, rise to the top, intrigue, blind ambition, lust, family problems, success ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Windfall (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Windfall is a serial drama television series about a group of people in an unnamed small city who win almost $400,000,000 in a lottvery.
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: lottery, marital problem, single parent, disorder, family relations, couple relations, couples, teenage life, youth, love and romance, family problems, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Tyler Perry's If Loving You Is Wrong (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the relationships of a group of husbands and wives that live and love on the same street. While the neighbors come from very different backgrounds, their lives are similar – raising children, dealing with exes, worrying about money and ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, love and romance, looking for love, starting over, friendship, parents and children, family problems, couple relations, couples, marriage, relationships, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Affair (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Affair explores the emotional effects of an extramarital relationship between Noah Solloway and Alison Lockhart after the two meet in the resort town of Montauk in Long Island. Noah is a New York City schoolteacher with one novel published (book ...
Style: psychological, emotional, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, adultery, husband wife relationship, life turned upside down, love affair, strong sexual content, family problems, parents and children, dishonesty, sexual relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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50%
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Anna (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Anna und die Liebe is the eleventh Telenovela made in Germany. It has aired since August 25, 2008 on German channel Sat.1 and Austrian Channel ORF 1.
Style: sentimental, romantic, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, love affair, romance, dishonesty, couples, family problems, adultery, brother brother relationship, love and romance, boss and employee, couple relations, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
All My Children (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: All My Children is an American television soap opera that aired on ABC for 41 years, from January 5, 1970 to September 23, 2011, and on The Online Network since April 29, 2013 via Hulu, Hulu Plus, and iTunes. Created by Agnes Nixon, All My Children ...
Style: serious, realistic, saga, emotional, sentimental
Plot: betrayal, love triangle, drug abuse, family problems, couples, jealous spouse, family relations, infidelity, family life, couple relations, lifestyle, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 70s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%