Movies and TV shows like I'll Take Manhattan

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I'll Take Manhattan (1987)
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I'll Take Manhattan (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 375 min.
Story: Maxi Amberville tries to save the magazine empire her father built, but her treacherous uncle stands in her way.
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, inheritance, parents and children, lovers reunited, dishonesty, betrayal, pregnancy, family in crisis, love and romance, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, family business, siblings relations, couples, family relations, vengeance, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, family problems, gay, fashion, casino, ballet, party, death ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, england, europe, usa, manhattan new york city

Most similar movies to I'll Take Manhattan

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and touching films and TV series with plots about couples, family relations, love and romance, family problems, infidelity, couple relations and dishonesty mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like I'll Take Manhattan: The Affair (2014), Wives and Daughters (1999), The Substance of Fire (1996), Betrayal (2013), Satisfaction (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Affair (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, serious, emotional, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, love affair, adultery, strong sexual content, life turned upside down, couple relations, parents and children, family problems, haunted by the past, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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95%
Wives and Daughters (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 301 min.
Story: Elizabeth Gaskell's enchanting tale of romance, scandal, and intrigue in a gossipy English town comes to Masterpiece Theatre in a lavish four-part production of Wives and Daughters, adapted by celebrated screenwriter Andrew Davies.Davies, who ...
Style: clever, uplifting, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: doctor, love and romance, secret marriage, aristocrat, estate, death, marriage, gossip, ship, love triangle, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1820s, 1830s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
The Substance of Fire (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Isaac Geldhart is a Holocaust survivor who, overcome by grief at the recent death of his wife, seems determined to run his publishing firm into the ground by printing books that have no hope of financial success. His son Aaron, who also works at the ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: holocaust, obsession, family business, nanny, parents and children, family gatherings, family in crisis, midlife crisis, dull life, family life, family relations, gays and lesbians ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, london
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100%
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Betrayal (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Centers on Sara, a beautiful but unhappily married female photographer who begins a torrid affair with Jack, a lawyer for a powerful family.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: infidelity, love affair, betrayal, murder, photographer, cheating, murder trial, couples, crumbling marriage, courtroom drama, family in crisis, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Satisfaction (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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, gloomy, realistic, tense
Plot: infidelity, marriage, couple relations, dishonesty, family problems, crumbling marriage, dysfunctional marriage, under the surface, unfulfillment, couples, casual sex, male escort ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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63%
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The Slap (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A family drama that explodes from one small incident where a man slaps another couple's misbehaving child. This seemingly minor domestic dispute pulls the family apart, exposes long-held secrets, and ignites a lawsuit that challenges the core ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic
Plot: family in crisis, suburbs, suburban life, domestic violence, family problems, social relations, crumbling marriage, couple relations, friendship, infidelity, dysfunctional family, under the surface ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Wicked Wicked Games (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, serious, realistic
Plot: betrayal, intrigue, manipulations, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, obsession, dishonesty, rivalry, couples, family relations, infidelity, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Weekend (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marian and John Kerr are expecting an old friend, Lyle for a weekend visit to their beautiful upstate New York home. Emotions run high since it is the one-year anniversary of the death of John's brother, the handsome and charismatic Tony, who ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy
Plot: gays and lesbians, crumbling marriage, dealing with death, love affair, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, lovers reunited, midlife crisis, pregnancy, terminal illness, breakup, estrangement ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Little House (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
Story: The Little House is a drama series based on the novel by Philippa Gregory. The drama follows the story of Ruth, who is married to career minded Patrick and is pushed towards the limits of her own sanity when she becomes entangled in the lives of ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: baby, car accident, pregnancy, babies and infants, mentally unstable, adult lives at home, parent child relationship, depression, birth, in-laws, mother-in-law, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Behaving Badly (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Behaving Badly is a 1989 British television serial directed by David Tucker. The teleplay by Catherine Heath and Moira Williams is based on Heath's novel of the same name. It was initially broadcast by Channel 4. The series was released on DVD ...
Style: semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, unlikely couple, starting over, housewife, suburbs, human nature, couple relations, infidelity, parents and children, rich and poor, siblings relations, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Bold and the Beautiful (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Continuing drama combining romance and intrigue set against the glittering backdrop of Beverly Hills and the American fashion industry.
Style: emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: fashion, infidelity, betrayal, cult, intrigue, couple relations, love triangle, rich and poor, social differences, family business, family life, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 80s, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Mistresses (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Follows the lives of four female friends and their involvement in an array of marital and extramarital relationships.
Style: touching, serious, witty, realistic, sexy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, sex, female friendship, friendship, love affair, thirtysomething life, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, mistress, lesbian, desire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Love in a Cold Climate (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Adaptation of Nancy Mitford's novel.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, witty
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couple relations, infidelity, romance, looking for love, love triangle, siblings relations, social differences, eccentric family, love and romance, society, couples, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Pacific Palisades (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Pacific Palisades is an American soap opera that aired on Fox during prime time from April to July 1997. Produced by Aaron Spelling, the show was cancelled after just thirteen episodes despite a last-minute attempt to increase ratings by casting ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: betrayal, manipulations, society, couples, social differences, dishonesty, love and romance, social relations, plastic surgery, building collapse, robbery, real estate ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Autumn Heart (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a school bus driving woman (Tyne Daly) has a heart attack, she makes one request of her three daughters (Ally Sheedy, Marla Sucharetza, Marceline Hugo) - she wants them to find their long lost brother, who was taken away by their father (Jack ...
Style: serious, talky, gloomy, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: estrangement, rich and poor, siblings relations, parent child relationship, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, family life, family problems, family relations, rise to the top, human nature, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, england, europe, usa, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
He Knew He Was Right (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
Story: He Knew He Was Right was a 2004 BBC TV adaptation of the Anthony Trollope novel He Knew He Was Right. The mini-series portrays the failure of a marriage caused by the unreasonable jealousy of a husband exacerbated by the stubbornness of a wilful ...
Style: serious, stylized, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: piano, jealousy, aristocrat, marriage, diplomat, broken engagement, insecurity, gossip, inheritance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, sibling relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1860s, victorian era
Place: england, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Mad Men (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Mad Men is set in the 1960s, initially at the fictional Sterling Cooper advertising agency on Madison Avenue in New York City, and later at the newly created firm, Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce, located nearby in the Time-Life Building, at 1271 ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, clever, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family problems, womanizer, workplace, advertising agency, ambition, career, office, advertising, sexism, workplace intrigue, cigarette smoking, urban ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Grand (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Grand is a British television drama series first broadcast on ITV in 1997–1998. It was written by Russell T Davies and set in a hotel in Manchester in the 1920s. There are two series: eight episodes in the first series were broadcast from 4 ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: prostitute, hotel, maid, vengeance, betrayal, couple relations, romance, infidelity, siblings relations, love and romance, couples, family relations ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: england, europe, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Dirty Sexy Money (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The Darling family's obscene wealth and enormous power makes them easy targets for their rivals, enemies, and the tabloids. Patriarch Tripp uses his money and influence to shield his five adult children from the prying eyes of the world. As ...
Style: sexual, talky, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: lawyer, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, dishonesty, family problems, family relations, power relations, dedicated lawyer, master and servant, intrigue, uncover truth, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Woman of Substance (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 490 min.
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: serious, emotional, stylized, realistic, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: master and servant, store, female protagonist, inheritance, working class, pregnancy, ambition, rise to the top, security, career woman, heiress, jealousy ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century, 20s, 30s ...
Place: england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Open Window (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The engagment between a struggling photographer and an assistant professor is marred by an act of violence.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, psychological
Plot: vegetarian, dysfunctional family, crumbling marriage, introspection, couple relations, infidelity, parents and children, family in crisis, haunted by the past, couples, family problems, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Thousand Acres (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A THOUSAND ACRES is a drama about an American family who meets with tragedy on their land. It is the story of a father, his daughters, and their husbands, and their passion to subdue the history of their land and its stories.
Style: touching, gloomy, talky, serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: dysfunctional family, betrayal, family, tragedy, lawsuit, infidelity, parents and children, dishonesty, vengeance, legal, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Streetcar Named Desire (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Blanche Dubois goes to visit her pregnant sister and husband Stanley in New Orleans. Stanley doesn't like her, and starts pushing her for information on some property he know was left to the sisters. He discovers she has mortgaged the place and ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, emotional, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: mental illness, pregnancy, battle of the sexes, crumbling marriage, redemption, couple relations, infidelity, parents and children, haunted by the past, love and romance, couples, family problems ...
Time: 50s
Place: mississippi, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Sisters (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sisters is an Emmy Award-winning television drama which aired on NBC for six seasons, from 1991 to 1996. The series was created by Ron Cowen and Daniel Lipman, who also created the Showtime series Queer as Folk and wrote the acclaimed Emmy and ...
Style: sentimental, serious, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: phone sex, family life, siblings relations, sibling relationship, family relations, parents and children, gender, couples, family problems, snobbism, in-laws, housewife ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Flambards (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 780 min.
Story: In the early 1900s in England, young Christina is orphaned and goes to live with her Uncle Russell, who owns the country estate of Flambards, and has two sons. Mark, the elder, is a wastrel, a roue and, like his father, loves to hunt. The younger ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, family relations, estate, couple relations, parents and children, countryside, siblings relations, social differences, fall in love, family life, society, couples ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
My Brother's Wife (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Mexico, Peru, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After almost 10 years of marriage, attractive Zoe discovers that her marriage lacks passion and surprise, and is seduced by the possibility of finding those sensations already forgotten in her husband's brother. From this premise a series of ...
Style: sexual, serious, stylized, realistic, sincere
Plot: sexual abuse, infidelity, pregnancy, family relations, betrayal, crumbling marriage, swimmer, sex scandal, couple relations, romance, love affair, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, mexico, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Our Mutual Friend (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 350 min.
Story: Intertwining tales of love, greed, and secret identities in Charles Dickens's 1860s London.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: betrayal, inheritance, love affair, social differences, dishonesty, love and romance, society, power relations, life is a bitch, lifestyle, gentleman, mill ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, victorian england
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Shoot the Moon (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After fifteen years of marriage, an affluent couple divorce and take up with new partners.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, psychological, dramatic ...
Plot: divorce, tennis court, suburbs, infidelity, fall in love, dysfunctional family, family life, crumbling marriage, introspection, couple relations, love affair, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Brothers & Sisters (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Brothers & Sisters is an American television drama series that centers on the Walker family and their lives in Pasadena, California. The series premiered on ABC on September 24, 2006, and aired its final episode on May 8, 2011. It aired, for its ...
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family business, mistress, lawyer, widow widower, parents and children, siblings relations, family drama, death of father, family life, couples, family relations, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Scruples (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 279 min.
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: sexual, serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: fashion, betrayal, infidelity, heartache, dishonesty, hollywood, couples, prostitute, vengeance, human spirit, couple relations, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: beverly hills, california, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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