Movies and TV shows like The Long Hot Summer

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The Long Hot Summer (1985)
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The Long Hot Summer (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: Accused barn burner and con man Ben Quick arrives in a small Mississippi town and quickly ingratiates himself with its richest family, the Varners.
Plot: summer, drifter, marital argument, family argument, lust, horse, fight, sex scene, gun, unfaithful wife, sheriff, marriage proposal, kiss, mansion, father daughter relationship, fire, hitchhiker, father son relationship, passionate kiss, murder, arson, blood, auction, mentally challenged person, car accident ...
Place: southern usa, mississippi

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Most similar movies to The Long Hot Summer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and sentimental films and TV series with plots about husband wife relationship, family relations, father daughter relationship, couples, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship and couple relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like The Long Hot Summer: The Thorn Birds (1983), Blood & Oil (2015), Empire Falls (2005), Days of Our Lives (1965), Hold the Dream (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Thorn Birds (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 460 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, catholic priest, tragic love, couple relations, destiny, clergy, older man younger woman relationship, hopes, love and romance, priest, catholic church, romance ...
Time: 50s, 30s, 40s, 1920s, 60s ...
Place: australia, vatican
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100%
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Blood & Oil (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Billy and Cody LeFever dream of a new life and move to "The Bakken" in North Dakota, booming after the biggest oil discovery in American history. They’re soon pitted against a ruthless tycoon who forces them to put everything on the ...
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, suspense
Plot: married couple, oil industry, oil field, love triangle, business competition, husband wife relationship, ambition, business deal, oil, surveillance, revenge, hospital ...
Place: north dakota
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76%
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Empire Falls (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 197 min.
TV show
Story: A decaying New England town is the backdrop for its unique citizens, lead by unassuming restaurant manager Miles Roby.
Style: psychological, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family secret, small town, restaurant, family life, dysfunctional family, parents and children, working class, haunted by the past, crumbling marriage, love and romance, family problems, breakup ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, maine, usa, boston, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Hold the Dream (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 195 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 ...
Style: family saga
Plot: heiress, inheritance, attempted rape, dysfunctional marriage, death of friend, grandmother granddaughter relationship, grandfather grandson relationship, twins, family relations, large family, rolls royce, matriarch ...
Place: new york, london, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 235
Wild Heart (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
TV show
Story: Corazon Salvaje - Maria del Rosario and Juan de Dios are profoundly in love and are to be married. But Rodrigo Montes de Oca and Leonarda are able to stop the wedding, separate them and fake Juans death. From their love Juan del Diablo is born, then ...
Plot: jealousy, sister sister relationship, murder, betrayal, unrequited love, infidelity, gypsy, father daughter relationship, lust, husband wife relationship, superstition, secret ...
Time: 1850s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Tell Me You Love Me (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Tell Me You Love Me is an American cable television drama series that premiered on HBO and on The Movie Network on September 9, 2007. The series was created by Cynthia Mort and originally conceived as Sexlife. The pilot episode was produced and ...
Style: erotic, serious, exciting, talky, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lust, therapist, seduction, sexual tension, marital problem, romance, sexual relations, couple relations, thirtysomething life, psychologist, young lovers, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Square Dance (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An awkward 13-year-old (Winona Ryder) leaves her cranky grandfather (Jason Robards) in rural Texas, to live with her mother (Jane Alexander) in Fort Worth.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, countryside, young love, estranged family member, love affair, adolescence vs adulthood, urban, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, teenage life, city life, small town ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Wild McCullochs (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A story about the rich McCulloch Family, their overbearing father and the children's misguided blaming him for everything that doesn't go right.
Style: saga
Plot: domineering father, parent child relationship, father son relationship, truck driver, class conflict, drunkenness, teenager, blood, servant, father son estrangement, truck, funeral ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, 50s
Place: southern usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 960
Red Dirt (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Red Dirt offers the story of a young man's search to belong in this sublime expression of love and reconciliation. At only twenty, Griffith is struggling with the responsibilities of caring for his unwell aunt, grieving the loss of their ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: aunt nephew relationship, mental illness, friendship, secret, cousin cousin relationship, family relations, drifter, love and romance, mentally unstable, social relations, leaving home, small town ...
Time: 90s
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, louisiana, southern usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Orpheus Descending (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Val Xavier is a drifter in 1940's Mississippi who brings new life to an Italian immigrant woman trapped in a loveless marriage.
Plot: drifter, age difference, male female relationship, adultery, death, extramarital affair, love, sex, italian immigrant, passion, infidelity, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: 1940s
Place: mississippi, mississippi river
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Hollywood Wives (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 270 min.
TV show
Story: No overview found.
Plot: film producer, husband wife relationship, movie star, gigolo, party, decadence, murder, hollywood, actor, evil twin, infidelity, seduction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 ⇓
37%
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 67
Bare Essence (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Bare Essence is an American television soap opera which aired on the NBC network during the 1982-1983 season. Bare Essence starred popular daytime soap actress Genie Francis and dealt with the intrigues of the perfume industry. Initially, the show ...
Plot: murder, family business, business, glamour, perfume, car accident, ambition, business ethics, aunt nephew relationship, marriage, businesswoman, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, realistic, serious
Audience: date night
Plot: painter, model, artist, nazi occupation, couples, fall in love, social differences, love and romance, society, artists and showbiz, wartime life, infidelity ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: paris france, europe, france, new york, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Mourning Becomes Electra (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 290 min.
TV show
Story: In a Greek tragedy updated to the 1860s, young New Englanders exact vengeance after the murder of their father.
Plot: guilt, father daughter relationship, extramarital affair, father son relationship, adultery, suicide, american civil war, family relations, desperation, filmed play, family feud, brother sister relationship
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 7.3
 84K
Bridgerton (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Wealth, lust, and betrayal set in the backdrop of Regency era England, seen through the eyes of the powerful Bridgerton family.
Style: sexy, romantic, light, captivating, visually appealing ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: love story, society, love and romance, love, aristocracy, marriage, eligible bachelor, family, sex scene, black man white woman relationship, sister sister relationship, relationships ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Looking for Alaska (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 426 min.
TV show
Story: A new arrival at a boarding school falls in love with a beguiling female student.
Style: touching, sweet, twists and turns, suspenseful, romantic ...
Plot: teenager, couple relations, youth, fall in love, love affair, love, friendship, mystery, riddles and clues, boarding school, search, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.3
 710
Hidden Truths (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Intending to aid her family, a beautiful young girl accepts the job in a prominent model casting agency, only to discover their girls are also hired for something else.
Style: sexy, captivating, exciting, thought provoking, suspenseful
Plot: older man young girl relationship, female nudity, lust, fashion, sex, sexual attraction, model, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, virginity, money, addiction, drug addiction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.8
 3K
Emmerdale (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The lives of several families in the Yorkshire Dales revolve around a farm and the nearby village. With murders, affairs, lies, deceit, laughter and tears, it's all there in the village.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, melancholic, controversial
Plot: village, farm, family relations, family problems, social relations, countryside, family, honest, parents and children, lifestyle, dialogue, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 70s, contemporary, 20th century ...
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 13K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Kalp Atisi (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Eylul the stubborn, school girl turns up to be a strong professional doctor by the help of her teacher Ali Asaf. After years of separation they meet up again but not as a teacher and student, instead as surgeons working side by side. Their love is ...
Style: sentimental, thought provoking, disturbing, captivating
Plot: prejudice, doctor, hospital, wedding, strong female lead, marriage proposal, romance, surgeon, coworker, fall in love, teacher, doubts and hesitations ...
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Thirtysomething (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Thirtysomething is an American television drama about a group of baby boomers in their late thirties. It was created by Marshall Herskovitz and Edward Zwick for MGM/UA Television Group and The Bedford Falls Company, and aired on ABC. It premiered in ...
Style: clever, stylized, sentimental, touching, sincere ...
Plot: yuppie, friendship, advertising, family relations, parenthood, family life, suburbs, suburban life, friends, social relations, couples, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: philadelphia, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.9
 485
Cenerentola (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Once upon a time in post-war Rome: 13-year old Aurora, a gifted pianist, is the daughter of Valerio, a brilliant conductor. After Aurora's mother died, Valerio hired Irene, a single mother of two girls, to run the household. To Aurora's ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, maid, money, father son relationship, cinderella, trust fund, maze, audition, wealth, horse and carriage, concert, brother ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 ⇓
30%
Adiós, Roberto (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Roberto separates from his wife and needs a place to stay. When he moves in with gay Marcelo, he is clueless about Marcello's sexuality and the two become close friends. One night after many drinks Roberto has sex with Marcelo and must confront ...
Plot: homosexuality, neighbor, elevator, undressing, gay slur, husband wife relationship, playing pool, machismo, telephone call, candle, bus, singing ...
Place: buenos aires argentina, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Woman of Substance (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 300 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, captivating, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female protagonist, family relations, store, working class, pregnancy, ambition, world war one, inheritance, master and servant, vengeance, rich and poor, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1900s, 1930s, 1920s ...
Place: england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 537
Peyton Place (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Peyton Place is an American prime-time soap opera which aired on ABC in half-hour episodes from September 15, 1964 to June 2, 1969. Based upon the 1956 novel of the same name by Grace Metalious, the series was preceded by a 1957 film adaptation. A ...
Plot: small town, immorality, conservatism, coming of age, corruption, unwed pregnancy, hypocrisy, frigidity, repression, adolescence, drug addiction, social class ...
Place: new hampshire, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%