Movies and TV shows like Hold the Dream

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Hold the Dream (1986)
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Hold the Dream (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Hold the Dream is a British two-part miniseries made in 1986, based on the novel of the same name by Barbara Taylor Bradford. It is the second book in the Emma Harte series, following A Woman of Substance. Hold the Dream continues the story of Emma Harte, played by Deborah Kerr, with Jenny Seagrove, who played the young Emma taking over the part of Paula Fairley.
Style: family saga
Plot: heiress, twins, family relations, male female relationship, unrequited love, businesswoman, inheritance, wealth, female protagonist, large family, retirement, mother daughter relationship, car accident, grandmother granddaughter relationship, grandfather grandson relationship, husband wife relationship, limousine, extramarital affair, dysfunctional marriage, attempted rape, death of friend, mysterious death, department store, rolls royce, matriarch ...
Place: new york, london, yorkshire

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and sincere films and TV series with plots about family relations, husband wife relationship, society, love and romance, couples, mother daughter relationship and inheritance mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Hold the Dream: A Woman of Substance (1984), Love for Lydia (1977), Mistral's Daughter (1984), Belgravia (2020), Room at the Top (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Woman of Substance (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 490 min.
TV show
Story: A Woman of Substance charts the life of Emma Harte, from kitchen maid at the beginning of the 20th Century, to respected business woman and Grandmother in the 1980's. From humble beginnings Emma Harte starts her business with a small shop, but ...
Style: stylized, emotional, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female protagonist, family relations, ambition, world war one, store, working class, pregnancy, inheritance, master and servant, vengeance, rich and poor, love affair ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s, 1930s, 1920s, 20s ...
Place: england, yorkshire
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95%
 7.8
 188
Love for Lydia (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 780 min.
TV show
Story: This thirteen-part series explores just how painful love can be for young people. Would-be writer Edward Richardson is in love with heiress Lydia Aspen and wants her all to himself. Lydia professes to be in love with him, but her first love is ...
Plot: wealth, inheritance, period piece, socialite, heiress
Time: 1920s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Mistral's Daughter (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 390 min.
TV show
Story: Beautiful and naïve Maggy Lunel arrives in Paris completely broke. She becomes an artist's model and the toast of Paris, attracting the attention of Picasso-like painter Julien Mistral, an arrogant and selfish man who places his work above ...
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: model, painter, artist, nazi occupation, fall in love, social differences, love affair, couples, society, artists and showbiz, love and romance, wartime life ...
Time: 1930s, 1960s, 1920s, 50s, 60s ...
Place: paris france, europe, france, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.5
 4K
Belgravia (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A tale of secrets and scandals set in 1840s London. When the Trenchards accept an invitation to the now legendary ball hosted by the Duchess of Richmond on the fateful evening of the Battle of Waterloo, it sets in motion a series of events that will ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, sincere, romantic, twists and turns ...
Plot: aristocracy, family secret, estate, life, high society, merchant, family, aristocrat, family life, conflict, family drama, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Room at the Top (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of John Braine's novel about a young man on the make in 1950s Yorkshire.
Style: captivating, psychological, suspenseful, tense, contemplative
Plot: extramarital affair, working class, class differences, social climbing, social status, husband wife relationship, adultery, love triangle, car accident, british, older woman younger man relationship, ex soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 1950s
Place: england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.7
 124
Act of Will (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Act of Will is a 1989 mini-series directed by Don Sharp. It the third mini series based on a Barbara Taylor Bradford novel he had directed and was an early lead role for Elizabeth Hurley.
Style: family saga
Plot: hospital, ambition, dance, female protagonist, nurse, pub, pregnancy, fashion show, sewing machine, mother daughter relationship, career woman, sex scene ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.4
 320
Princess Daisy (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 190 min.
TV show
Story: The lovely Daisy is the daughter of a Russian prince and an American movie star. After her parents are killed, she flees from her half-brother Ram. She fights her way to the top of the modeling profession and falls in love with a company president. ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: twins, aristocrat, rape, incest, against the odds, dysfunctional family, fall in love, siblings relations, city life, twentysomething life, death in the family, urban ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.7
 2K
Vanity Fair (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: This faithful BBC adaptation once again brings William Makepeace Thackeray's classic satirical novel to the screen. Becky Sharp (Natasha Little) is a beautiful, clever and poor girl determined to earn a higher place in society at any cost. The ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, sincere, witty ...
Plot: manipulation, orphan, satire, manipulations, ambition, love and romance, romance, blind ambition, dishonesty, society, rise to the top, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 7.1
 481
Jewels (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 241 min.
TV show
Story: Sarah Thompson, an American visiting England, meets and marries William Whitfield, the Duke of Whitfield. They settle in a chateau in France and begin a family. World War II interrupts their happiness and alters their future. After the war, the ...
Plot: jewelry, family relations, world war two, royalty
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.4
 12K
Forbidden Love (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Having lost his wife eleven years ago, Adnan devoted all his attention to his daughter Nihal and his son Bülent. Adnan, who lives in one of the most prominent mansions along the Bosporus in Istanbul with a relative's son Behlül, and his ...
Style: sexy, suspense, tragic ending, surprise ending, talky
Plot: adultery, betrayal, loveless marriage, passion, family drama, stepmother, rivalry, family relations, mother daughter relationship, unrequited love, husband wife relationship, family life ...
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 449
Family Album (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Danielle Steel's novel of a celebrated actress-filmmaker whose family life is marked with love and strife.
Style: sincere, inspirational, realistic, captivating
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: playing footsie, gay son, actress, divorce, family relations, career, female protagonist, parents and children
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, rich and poor, family business, intrigue, family problems, family life, betrayal, rivalry, loss of partner ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, 20th century, contemporary, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Forsyte Saga (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation from John Galsworthy's novels.
Style: family saga, stylized, touching, epic, serious ...
Plot: rich and poor, love affair, love and romance, parents and children, dysfunctional family, unfulfilled love, siblings relations, couple relations, power relations, family problems, romance, intrigue ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.4
 40K
Downton Abbey (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the King and Queen of England will unleash scandal, romance and intrigue that will leave the future of Downton hanging in the ...
Style: family saga, sincere, disturbing, captivating
Audience: chick flick
Plot: aristocracy, estate, servant, butler, british royal family, class differences, family relations, husband wife relationship, aristocrat, inheritance, lie, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: england, yorkshire, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Sense & Sensibility (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: This is the acclaimed 2008 BBC adaptation of the famous Jane Austen novel. While it originally aired as a 3-part miniseries, this home video release includes a single uninterrupted version of the entire film.
Style: romanticism, sincere, sweet, witty, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: sister sister relationship, jane austen, society, english countryside, romance, love triangle, wooing, love and romance, rich and poor, love, rich man poor woman, unrequited love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, love triangle, betrayal, loss of daughter, family problems, presumed dead, power relations, couple relations, siblings relations, intrigue, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 60s, 90s, 80s, 20th century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.9
 175
Her Own Rules (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Melissa Gilbert stars as Marygold/Meredith. A sad and lonely writer returning to her home town in England for the first time since she was about 6 or 7 years old,after being adopted and raised in America. While there she decides to look for her ...
Plot: illness, countryside, architect, orphanage, cancer, mother daughter reunion, businesswoman, getting home, childhood memory, party, female protagonist, male female relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Sense and Sensibility (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of the Jane Austen novel.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, witty, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, family relations, power relations, social relations, society, romance, love and romance, strong female presence, love affair, rich and poor, social differences, village life ...
Time: 1800s
Place: europe, england, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Man in an Orange Shirt (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Two love stories, sixty years apart, charting the challenges and huge change to gay lives with Michael and Thomas from WW2 to Adam and Steve to the present day.
Style: sincere, captivating, psychological, touching
Plot: gay relationship, homosexuality, lgbt, love, world war two, gay sex, generation, grandparent grandchild relationship, gay, dysfunctional marriage, closeted homosexual, prison ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 213
Westenwind (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: This Dallas-type series is about two competing Dutch families, Noordermeer and De Graaf, running ancestral firms in the Rotterdam shipbuilding business, each with numerous internal tensions, especially between the generations, as some are ...
Plot: shipyard, jealousy, sabotage, secretary, seduction, dutch, infidelity, sex, family business, trust, husband wife relationship, employer employee relationship ...
Place: netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Beautiful People (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Beautiful People is an American drama television series about a family that moves from New Mexico to The Big Apple to make a fresh start on their lives. The series aired on the ABC Family Network from August 8, 2005, to April 24, 2006, lasting ...
Style: touching, captivating, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, teen drama
Plot: single mother, starting over, fish out of water, lifestyle, family relations, youth, family life, teenage life, parents and children, city life, mistress, parents separation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 309
Scruples (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 279 min.
TV show
Story: The melodramatic story follows the fortunes of three ambitious people: Billy, secretary/wife to an older billionaire, who upon his death starts the Beverly Hills boutique ("Scruples") and pursues film director Vito Orsini. Valentine, a ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: fashion, heartache, betrayal, dishonesty, couples, power relations, ambition, love and romance, vengeance, infidelity, couple relations, hollywood ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: paris france, france, beverly hills, california, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.2
 391
Ryan's Hope (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ryan's Hope is an American soap opera created by Claire Labine and Paul Avila Mayer, originally airing for 13 years on ABC from July 7, 1975 to January 13, 1989. It revolved around the trials and tribulations within a large Irish-American ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: working class, family business, family life, friends, family relations, bar, hopes, society, irish american, sergeant, liberal
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Hollywood Wives (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 270 min.
TV show
Story: No overview found.
Plot: film producer, movie star, director, career, prostitution, evil twin, infidelity, adultery, star, husband wife relationship, sex, gigolo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.6
 430
Lingerie (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Lingerie is a softcore pornographic television series, created by John Quinn, that has been airing on Cinemax since its premiere in July 2009. The second season premiered in October 2010.
Plot: cheating boyfriend, businesswoman, fashion magazine, unfaithful husband, cunnilingus, shaved labia, sex from behind, female full frontal nudity, simulated sex, large breasts, deep cleavage, aspiring actress ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Thorn Birds (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 477 min.
TV show
Story: This mini series covers 60 years in the lives of the Cleary family, brought from New Zealand to Australia to run their aunt Mary Carson's ranch. The story centers on their daughter, Meggie, and her love for the family's priest, Father ...
Style: sentimental, touching, family saga, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, couple relations, catholic priest, clergy, destiny, hopes, older man younger woman relationship, priest, catholic church, love and romance, love affair ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 30s, 1920s, 60s ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Arrangement (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Eddie is a very rich man who has everything he wants; money, family, success. But a car crash is all that needs to make him reconsider the life he leads. Searching for the happiness he lost, he remembers his one time lover, Gwen. Meanwhile his wife ...
Style: psychological, offbeat, biting, tense, suspense ...
Plot: infidelity, midlife crisis, car accident, advertising executive, dishonesty, unfulfillment, love and romance, crumbling marriage, manipulations, manipulation, hotshot lawyer, self discovery ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.1
 3K
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, sincere ...
Plot: wealthy family, family relations, family business, rivalry, betrayal, intrigue, family feud, family problems, parents and children, ambition, couple relations, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Tess of the D'Urbervilles (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Forced by poverty to seek support, the innocent Tess Durbeyfield seeks the help of the D'Urbervilles.
Style: sincere, clever, realistic, talky
Plot: village life, poverty, life is a bitch, innocence, family relations, master and servant, dishonesty, couples, society, love and romance, pregnancy, nobility ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.0
 12K
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, non-linear ...
Plot: mogul, family feud, presumed dead, intrigue, family business, family relations, oil industry, hypocrisy, parents and children, ambition, rich and poor, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, southern usa, united states, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%