Movies and TV shows like Kane & Abel

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Kane & Abel (1985)
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Kane & Abel (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Kane and Abel are born on the same day the same year on each side of the Atlantic. William Kane is born in one of the richest families of Boston and grows up to be a banker on Wall Street. Abel Rosnovski is born in the Polish countryside and has to spend many years in Siberian prison camps before he travels to New York and eventually creates one of the world's largest chains of hotels. The confrontation between these two men, both striving for power and success, will make the finance capital of the world tremble.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, saga
Plot: vengeance, sea disaster, ambition, hopes, polish, social differences, bankruptcy, society, rise to the top, rivalry, promotion, business venture, temperamental, uninhibited rivalry, rich, wall street, destiny
Time: 1900s, 30s, 60s, 80s, 50s, 40s, 1940s ...
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts, new york

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and touching films and TV series with plots about society, family relations, ambition, power relations, couples, couple relations and social differences mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like Kane & Abel: Rich Man, Poor Man (1976), Falcon Crest (1981), House of Hancock (2015), The Astronaut Wives Club (2015), The $treet (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Rich Man, Poor Man (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: An examination of the trials and tribulations of the Jordache family, from the period following World War II to the late 1960s.
Style: saga, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: family relations, family life, against the odds, rich and poor, social differences, siblings relations, power relations, boxing, blind ambition, rise to the top, ambition, hopes ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 20th century, 40s, 60s
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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, sincere ...
Plot: wealthy family, family relations, rivalry, betrayal, intrigue, family business, parents and children, family problems, family feud, ambition, couple relations, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa
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House of Hancock (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
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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: family relations, fall in love, family business, family problems, rivalry, parents and children, uninhibited rivalry, intrigue, courtroom drama, betrayal, dishonesty, manipulation ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: australia, the philippines
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The Astronaut Wives Club (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the book by Lily Koppel, this 10 episode limited series tells the story of the women who were key players behind some of the biggest events in American history. As America’s astronauts were launched on death-defying missions, Life ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, psychological
Plot: astronaut, family relations, relationship vs career, ambition, best friends, couples, nasa, parents and children, strong female presence, space program, female bonding, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1950s, 50s, 1960s
Place: usa
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The $treet (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The $treet is an American television drama series that aired on Fox in 2000. 11 episodes were produced and 6 aired in the U.S. The series was about a small brokerage house called Belmont Stevens located in New York and the lives of its employees. ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: wall street, ambition, rise to the top, stock broker, workplace, boss and employee, teaching the ways of the world, relationship vs career, uninhibited rivalry, workplace intrigue, americana, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Backstairs at the White House (1979)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 540 min.
TV show
Story: Behind the scenes at the White House during eight administrations, as told by the people who work there.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: politics, white house, interracial relations, workplace situations, state affairs, society, head of state, hopes, master and servant, human spirit, power relations, campaign ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 1940s, 40s, 20s ...
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 780 min.
TV show
Story: A 13-hour mini-series detailing James A. Michner's fictional account of the American space program from the years after World War II to the Apollo landings on the moon in the early 1970's.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting
Plot: astronaut, outer space, nasa, space program, test pilot, moon landing, state affairs, government agency, ambition, obsessive quest, heroes, adventure ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 60s, 50s, 80s ...
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To Serve Them All My Days (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 673 min.
TV show
Story: David Powlett-Jones has just returned to England from the trenches of WWI. He was injured and shell-shocked and, after a spell in hospital he gets a job teaching in a boys boarding school in S.W. England. He is not at all sure he can do the job, but ...
Style: touching, clever, realistic, serious, talky
Plot: boarding school, soldier, life is a bitch, dedicated educator, politics, fighting the system, college life, fish out of water, social differences, rich and poor, military, war ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 1910s, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: europe, england
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Crematorium (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Crematorio is a Spanish TV series written and directed by Jorge Sánchez-Cabezudo. It is based on Rafael Chirbes' novel of the same name.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: rise to the top, ambition, family tradition, family business, business venture, architect, family relations, society, social problems, mogul, family life, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Cloudstreet (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 342 min.
TV show
Story: Cloudstreet is an Australian television drama miniseries for the Showcase subscription television channel, which first screened from 22 May 2011, in three parts. It is an adaptation of Cloudstreet, an award-winning novel by Australian author Tim ...
Style: captivating, uplifting, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Plot: working class, starting over, change of luck, family life, family relations, destiny, society, hopes, cause and meaning, foreknowledge, premonition, anorexia ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 50s, 20th century, 40s ...
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Made in Jersey (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A young working-class woman who uses her street smarts to compete among her pedigreed Manhattan colleagues at a prestigious New York law firm.
Style: realistic, talky, captivating, serious
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Granite Flats (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: It's the 1960s. The height of the Cold War. The rural town of Granite Flats, Colorado, suddenly becomes a hotbed for mystery and intrigue. Almost a year after Hershel Jenkins was released from jail, mystery is still a permanent resident in ...
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, captivating
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Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
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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. ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 780 min.
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Style: captivating, realistic, serious, emotional
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Critically lauded drama about the life and pressures of a group of students at a prestigious Eastern law school, with a strict and domineering contract-law professor named Charles Kingsfield, who alternately inspires and terrifies the students.
Style: clever, witty, talky, intellectual, serious ...
Plot: college, law school, coming of age, teachers and students, student life, college life, power relations, social relations, campus, social activist, legal, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
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The Manions of America (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 290 min.
TV show
Story: Film starring David Soul, Kate Mulgrew, Pierce Brosnan
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, sentimental, emotional
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Rachel Griffen returns from the Far East, planning on incorporating alternative medicine with traditional practices. Her mentor Dr. Isaac Braun is skeptical and administrator Quinten Bremmer outright hostile. Oz is the ever cheerful orderly.
Style: sentimental, sincere, serious, realistic
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A Dance to the Music of Time (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 416 min.
TV show
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Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: I'll Fly Away is an American drama television series set during the late 1950s and early 1960s, in an unspecified Southern U.S. state. It aired on NBC from 1991 to 1993 and starred Regina Taylor as Lilly Harper, a black housekeeper for the ...
Style: realistic, serious, contemplative, thought provoking, feel good ...
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Style: realistic, touching, emotional, captivating, stylized ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Spanning years of both Harry and Leona Helmsley's cutthroat control of their eponymonous empire, this made-for-TV movie chronicles both the high and low points of the couple's life together.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, cynical
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Country: USA
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TV show
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Duration: 60 min.
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Style: serious, touching, realistic, sincere, sentimental
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The House of Eliott (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
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TV show
Story: The House of Eliott is a British television series produced and broadcast by the BBC in three series between 1991 and 1994. The series starred Stella Gonet and Louise Lombard as two sisters in 1920s London who establish a dressmaking business and ...
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Genre: Drama
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TV show
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Upstairs, Downstairs (1971)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Style: realistic, touching, stylized, serious
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