Movies and TV shows like Crash 2008

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Crash (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Crash is an American television drama series that tells the story of how the lives of how several very diverse Southern Californians intersect.
Style: gloomy, serious, touching, realistic, sincere
Plot: racism, interracial relations, city life, based on movie, social decay, urban, hopes, life is a bitch, society, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, family relations, immigrants, human nature, injustice, dishonesty, law enforcement, partners, temperamental, latinos, self destructing, police detective
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films and TV series with plots about family relations, society, hopes, urban, parents and children, couple relations and couples mostly in Drama, Crime and Family genres. Some movies like Crash: The Cleaner (2008), The Women of Brewster Place (1989), Resurrection Blvd. (2000), California Solo (2012), America So Beautiful (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Cleaner (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After hitting rock-bottom from his own addictions during the birth of his twins, William Banks strikes a tentative deal with God. In exchange for a second chance, he vows to kick his addictions and dedicate his life to helping others. Now, along ...
Style: serious, realistic, uplifting
Plot: addiction, going straight, recovery, hopes, life is a bitch, society, rescue, human nature, family life, family relations, power relations, belief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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95%
The Women of Brewster Place (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: A multigenerational story of the lives of several black women who call an inner-city tenement home.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: racism, friendship, dysfunctional family, urban, urban ghetto, adventure, urban ghetto life, injustice, city life, society, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 1960s
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81%
Resurrection Blvd. (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Santiagos are a proud East Los Angeles Latino family whose hopes and dreams are rooted in the world of professional boxing.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, emotional, rough
Plot: athlete's life, parents and children, boxing, mexican american, sport, family drama, siblings relations, urban, family life, hopes, family relations, immigrants ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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81%
California Solo (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lachlan MacAldonich is a self-described “lazy Scotsman” and former guitar player for a once-popular 1990s rock band. No longer famous, he now lives a comfortably numb existence working on an organic farm outside Los Angeles. He drinks himself ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: introspection, haunted by the past, music, society, immigrants, musician's life, down on your luck, estrangement, life is a bitch, deportation
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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America So Beautiful (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This film follows the odyssey of a group of Iranian immigrants in Los Angeles, trying to find their place in America amidst the unfolding of the 1979 Iran hostage crisis.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: disco, racism, immigrants, follow your dream, culture clash, music, nightclub, nightlife, life is a bitch, society, coming of age, human nature ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
30 Degrees in February (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 60 min.
Story: ​From International Emmy Award-winning writer Anders Weidemann, compelling ten-part drama 30 Degrees in February follows a group of Swedes who've left the snow and cold of Scandinavia for the warm, sandy beaches of Thailand in the dead of ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: immigrants, starting over, self discovery, interracial relations, culture clash, family life, hopes, unfulfillment, family relations, single parent, follow your dream, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Mama Flora's Family (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on Alex Haley's novel about a black matriarch in the early 20th century, this dramatic miniseries spotlights the struggle for social change. Cicely Tyson stars as Mama Flora, a woman determined to free her children from the bonds of ...
Style: serious, sincere, epic, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: racism, african american, false accusation, interracial relations, suburbs, prejudice, black family, family life, society, family relations, couple relations, discrimination ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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LAX (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: LAX is a television drama set at the Los Angeles International Airport and draws its name from the airport's IATA airport code, "LAX". On May 17, 2004 NBC announced that they had picked up the pilot to series. This show was not ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: airport, workplace situations, ambition, airline, workplace, unlikely partners, interracial relations, workplace romance, partners, rivalry, power relations, workaholic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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10-8: Officers on Duty (2003)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: 10-8: Officers on Duty is an American police drama television series. The series aired on ABC from September 28, 2003 to January 11, 2004. The title is in reference to the ten-code for "officer in service and available for calls."
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, captivating, rough
Plot: fighting crime, crime, workplace situations, deputy sheriff, police station, crimes, law enforcement, urban, society, workplace, partners against crime, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Lincoln Heights (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Lincoln Heights is an American family drama television series about Eddie Sutton, a Mission Vista police officer who moves his family back to his old neighborhood, Lincoln Heights, to start a new life and to help out his old neighborhood. It is a ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: black family, couple relations, parents and children, teenager, family life, couples, urban, family relations, social relations, siblings relations, city life, homecoming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Queen Sugar (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The series follows the life of two sisters, Nova Bordelon and Charley Bordelon, who, with her teenage son Micah moves to the heart of Louisiana to claim an inheritance from her recently departed father - an 800-acre sugarcane farm.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, sentimental
Plot: family drama, sugarcane, farm, life turned upside down, family relations, interracial relations, society, parents and children, power relations, social relations, single parent, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Venice the Series (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Venice: The Series is a web series co-produced by and starring American actress Crystal Chappell, and is inspired in part by the "Otalia" storyline on the daytime drama Guiding Light. The series has been broadcast since 2009, and is ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian, gays and lesbians, gender, love and romance, urban, family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, designer, lifestyle, lesbianism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Middle of Nowhere (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When her husband is sentenced to eight years in prison, Ruby drops out of medical school in order to focus on her husband's well-being while he's incarcerated - leading her on a journey of self-discovery in the process.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: introspection, self discovery, prison, urban, couple relations, couples, supportive spouse, human nature, family in crisis, confined, family problems, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Protector (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Gloria Sheppard is an intuitive LAPD homicide detective who juggles her demanding personal and professional lives while raising two sons with the help of her troubled younger brother, Davey.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: single mother, homicide detective, lapd, police detective, single parent, family relations, relationship vs career, crimes, law enforcement, police, female protagonist, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Manpower (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An intelligent social issues drama, Manpower sketches a portrait of four men in crisis. Moving between scathing realism and subtle irony, the film raises questions of belonging and uprooting, exile and emigration, home and family. Meir Cohen is a ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: realism, immigrants, discrimination, urban, misfit, society, crumbling marriage, human nature, introspection, moral dilemma, interracial relations, social decay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Eastsiders (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: What happens after the world ends? Written and directed by award winning playwright Kit Williamson, "EastSiders" explores the aftermath of infidelity on a gay couple in Silverlake. When Cal (Kit Williamson) finds out Thom (Van Hansis) has ...
Style: emotional, semi serious, realistic, gloomy, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, friends, gay relationship, cheating, friendship, abortion, gays and lesbians, urban, couple relations, dishonesty, couples, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Heart of Now (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "Heart of Now" concerns a young woman with a profound longing for a sense of family. Amber is devastated after her boyfriend abandons her because she's pregnant. She is whisked across a contrast of urban, natural and emotional ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: pregnancy, desert, introspection, hopes, downfall, redemption, looking for love, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, love and romance, unfulfillment, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, realistic, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: widow widower, family business, mistress, lawyer, parents and children, siblings relations, death of father, family drama, family life, couples, family relations, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Any Day Now (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Any Day Now is an American drama series that aired on the Lifetime network from 1998 to 2002. The show stars Annie Potts and Lorraine Toussaint, who are best friends despite the difference in their races. The show's title is taken from the ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female friendship, civil rights, best friends, interracial relations, social issues, friends, coming of age, couple relations, friendship, parents and children, society, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 60s, 1990s ...
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, realistic, gloomy, tense
Plot: marriage, infidelity, crumbling marriage, couple relations, dysfunctional marriage, under the surface, unfulfillment, couples, dishonesty, family problems, casual sex, marital problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Walkout (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Walkout is the true story of a young Mexican American high school teacher, Sal Castro. He mentors a group of students in East Los Angeles, when the students decide to stage a peaceful walkout to protest the injustices of the public school system. ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: dedicated educator, rebelliousness, teachers and students, discrimination, high school, racism, injustice, righting the wronged, fighting the system, hopes, rebellion, society ...
Time: 60s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Duke (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Duke is a modern day telling of a classic western film. Dare and Roost are brothers who have been raised in a reformatory, taught to survive and conditioned to trust no one. They have moved to West Los Angeles, where Dare moonlights himself as a ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting
Plot: crime, fighting crime, urban, siblings relations, vigilante, vigilantism, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, family relations, tough law enforcer, police investigation
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Summerland (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Summerland is an American drama television series created by Stephen Tolkin and Lori Loughlin. It is centered on a clothing designer in her 30s, Ava Gregory, raising her niece and nephews after their parents die in a tragic accident. They live in ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, surfing, teenager, marijuana, friendship, siblings relations, death of parent, teenage life, life turned upside down, coming of age, love and romance, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Alex of Venice (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After her stay-at-home husband leaves her, a workaholic lawyer finds that she is not completely up to the tasks of caring for her young son, ailing father and household all by herself.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: drugs/alcohol, single parent, starting over, eccentric family, life turned upside down, hopes, family problems, self discovery, parents and children, siblings relations, family in crisis, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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South of Pico (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Austria
Duration: 86 min.
Story: "South of Pico" is an emotionally charged drama in which four strangers witness an unimaginable tragedy and are catapulted into the defining moment of their lives. Set in present day Los Angeles, a chauffeur, a waitress, a doctor and a ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: interracial relations, society, winning, driver, waitress, doctor, cigarette smoking, sex, boy, chauffeur, wedding dress, physician
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Strong Medicine (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The lives of staff in the womens' health clinic of a fictitious hospital in Philadelphia.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, sincere
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, reluctant partners, doctors and patients, female doctor, social class, clinic, social differences, workplace situations, urban, gender, partners, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Imperial Dreams (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A 21-year-old reformed gangster's devotion to his family and his future is put to the test when he is released from prison and returns to his old stomping grounds in Watts, Los Angeles.
Style: serious, uplifting, realistic, rough, touching
Plot: going straight, parents and children, urban ghetto, urban ghetto life, hopes, family relations, single parent, society, life is a bitch, street kid
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Little Birds (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lily and Alison face a life-changing event after they leave their Salton Sea home and follow the boys they meet back to Los Angeles.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, captivating
Plot: friends, friendship, runaway, best friends, drugs/alcohol, sex, lesson, adolescence vs adulthood, adventure, small town, teenage life, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: serious, tense, 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 ⇓
34%
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Automatic (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Everyone falls into self destructive habits. Automatic lets us view a small cross-section of the lives of six characters as they struggle to break free from the automatic behavior that drives their lives.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: human nature, urban, womanizer, crumbling marriage, couple relations, fall in love, sexual relations, siblings relations, destiny, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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