Movies and TV shows like Ella

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Ella (2010)
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Ella (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Years ago, a late nurse's young daughter, Ella, was discredited with stepfather Norbert by his wicked daughter Clio and send off to and exploited by her aunt 'tarantula', her only comfort being the friendship of young Jens. Once 18, Ella leaves and ends up in Lier, where Dr. Norbert is running a private clinic owned by recluse Nicolas De Prins's family. Intrigues abound long before Ella meets and recognizes either relative, her mysterious dad or Jens, who ends up comatose after chasing her. Meanwhile Ella made new friends and moved in with a loony hairdresser and her gay deputy Anthony.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: starting over, love affair, dysfunctional family, cinderella story, romance, couple relations, orphan, parents and children, love and romance, fall in love, hopes, intrigue, family problems, couples, dishonesty, rivalry, favoritism among siblings, family relations, beauty salon, strong female presence, workplace, uninhibited rivalry, workplace situations, gay, cinderella ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium

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Most similar movies to Ella

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, emotional and touching films and TV series with plots about love and romance, family relations, couples, couple relations, romance, fall in love and parents and children mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Ella: Don't mess with an angel (2008), The Bold and the Beautiful (1987), Until the End of Time (2014), Head over Heels (2013), The 7.39 (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Don't mess with an angel (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cuidado Con El Ángel is a Telenovela distributed by Televisa starring Maite Perroni and William Levy. The telenovela, a production of Nathalie Lartilleux, premiered on June 9, 2008 and finished its broadcast March 6, 2009. It had millions of ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, captivating, realistic
Plot: family relations, orphan, romance, fall in love, rivalry, destiny, intrigue, rich and poor, dishonesty, love triangle, true love, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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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
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100%
Until the End of Time (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: After their father's death, Sofía Ripoll, the oldest of three sisters, takes over the family's fictional successful chocolate factory. Though she is engaged to a man who uses her for money, she quickly falls in love with Salvador Cruz, a ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: family relations, couple relations, unlikely couple, siblings relations, workplace intrigue, master and servant, love and romance, power relations, dishonesty, fall in love, true love, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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58%
Head over Heels (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: De que te quiero, te quiero is a Mexican telenovela produced by Lucero Suárez for Televisa. It is a remake of Carita pintada, a Venezuelan telenovela written by Valentina Párraga. Livia Brito is the protagonist, with Juan Diego Covarrubias as the ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, couples, couple relations, family relations, love and romance, infidelity, siblings relations, fall in love, dishonesty, twins, rivalry, identical twins
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
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58%
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The 7.39 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: After fighting for a seat on their morning commute, Sally and Carl begin talking and suddenly their daily train journey becomes a lot more interesting. Carl is happily married, Sally's engaged - where's the harm? Yet they find themselves ...
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: cheating wife, love affair, life turned upside down, temptation, family relations, couple relations, couples, dull life, coincidence, dishonesty, romance, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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56%
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Timeless Love (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
TV show
Story: Renata, a spirited woman, is treated cruelly by her mother and sister. Falling in love with Jerónimo changes her life for the better, but his misguided quest to avenge his brother's death jeopardizes their relationship.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: family relations, vengeance, fall in love, couple relations, rivalry, love and romance, dishonesty, couples, mistaken identity, scandal, manipulation, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Burden of Guilt (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
TV show
Story: Mi pecado is a Mexican telenovela that was produced by Televisa and aired on Canal de las Estrellas from 15 June 2009 through 13 November 2009. Starring Maite Perroni, Eugenio Siller and as adult protagonist Daniela Castro who is also the main ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, emotional
Plot: family relations, lovers reunited, forbidden love, friendship, parents and children, couple relations, romance, manipulation, couples, family problems, unfulfilled love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Red Roses (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Rote Rosen is a German telenovela produced by Studio Hamburg Serienwerft Lüneburg and broadcast by Das Erste since November 6, 2006. The show is a complex telenovela, who tells one love story every season about women in their forties.
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, captivating, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, couples, love affair, couple relations, love triangle, infidelity, parents and children, hotel, fall in love, romance, friendship, love story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Anna (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Anna und die Liebe is the eleventh Telenovela made in Germany. It has aired since August 25, 2008 on German channel Sat.1 and Austrian Channel ORF 1.
Style: sentimental, romantic, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, love affair, romance, dishonesty, couples, family problems, adultery, brother brother relationship, love and romance, boss and employee, couple relations, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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True Love (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A five-part series of intertwining, semi-improvised love stories exploring the reality of love in the modern world.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, love affair, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, looking for love, couples, dishonesty, bittersweet, desire, right and wrong, love and romance, infidelity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Tempted (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The strain of juggling her responsibilities as wife, mother, and successful paralegal have worn Emma Burke (Virginia Madsen) out. Thus it is that Emma welcomes the opportunity to briefly take leave of her Boston home and head for sunny Hawaii. It is ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, sexy ...
Plot: adultery, fall in love, love affair, love triangle, family relations, dishonesty, couples, romance, parents and children, infidelity, last wish, funeral ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Tyler Perry's If Loving You Is Wrong (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the relationships of a group of husbands and wives that live and love on the same street. While the neighbors come from very different backgrounds, their lives are similar – raising children, dealing with exes, worrying about money and ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, love and romance, looking for love, starting over, friendship, parents and children, family problems, couple relations, couples, marriage, relationships, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
India: A Love Story (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
TV show
Story: The daughter of a traditional, rich Indian family falls in love for a Dalit, and "untouchable" man.
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, uplifting, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: culture clash, romance, forbidden love, couples, family problems, social differences, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, parents and children, lovers apart, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, brazil, latin america, mumbai india ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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
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52%
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True Love (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Amores verdaderos is a 2012 Mexican telenovela produced by Nicandro Díaz Gonzalez for Televisa. It is based on Amor en Custodia, produced in Colombia, Argentina, and Mexico.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, family relations, rivalry, love and romance, workplace, romance, uninhibited rivalry, true love, parents and children, step siblings, master and servant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 ⇓
52%
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Scarlett (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Austria
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: The greatest love story ever told began with Gone with the Wind and continues in this sweeping epic sequel, as Scarlett, Rhett and a host of unforgettable characters go from tragedy to triumph in an action-packed saga of international scope
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, romance, parents and children, couples, couple relations, family relations, society, infidelity, fall in love, civil war, star crossed lovers, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: europe, ireland, london, england, atlanta ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Pasión de Gavilanes (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Colombia, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Pasión de Gavilanes is a Colombian telenovela that ran for 188 episodes, from 2003 to 2004. Written by Julio Jiménez, it was produced by RTI Colombia in conjunction with the Telemundo network and with the participation of Caracol TV company. In ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, romantic, captivating ...
Plot: fall in love, unlikely couple, life turned upside down, siblings relations, romance, vengeance, love and romance, family relations, couple relations, older man younger woman relationship, family problems, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Kiss Me Again (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A look at the lives of Carlo, Giulia, and their friends some 10 years after the events of L'Ultimo bacio.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, captivating, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, love affair, true love, hopes, dishonesty, breakup, human nature, family life, couples, parents separation, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Dance of the Dragon (2008)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Singapore
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of three people whose lives are pulled into review and assessment when their paths cross. The initial sparks of what could be a new romance plays off against a couple falling out of love, a student and teacher, a father and son, a ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, touching, stylized, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: ambition, fall in love, dance school, couples, follow your dream, couple relations, family relations, dishonesty, love and romance, hopes, dancer's life, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: singapore, asia
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51%
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Diamond Girl (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Africa, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Denny Montana never looks at Claire. She has been working for him for four years and fallen in love at a distance. When Denny's brother Regan returns to oversee the sale of the family vineyard, Claire and Reganen makes pact. To make Denny ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious
Plot: womanizer, starting over, homecoming, fall in love, love triangle, family relations, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, hopes, siblings relations, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Changing Times (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Tangiers where he traveled for his work, a man finds the woman he loved, and attempts to revive their romance though it ended some 30 years earlier.
Style: emotional, psychological, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: twins, first love, marriage, romance, lovers reunited, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, love affair, fall in love, forbidden love, parents and children, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: morocco, africa, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Love (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, China
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Eight people try to end their loneliness by searching for that one person to love, who can make their life complete.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, friends, love affair, wooing, couple relations, couples, looking for love, urban, love and romance, taiwanese, loneliness
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Twice in a Lifetime (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A middle-aged steelworker is content with his job and his family, but feels that something is missing in his life. On his 50th birthday, he stops in at a local bar for a drink to celebrate. He finds himself attracted to the young, very sexy ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, suburbs, midlife crisis, love triangle, starting over, breakup, dysfunctional family, working class, love affair, romance, family problems, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Sparkhouse (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: The relationship between childhood sweethearts, a farmer's daughter and boy from a rich family, turns tumultuous in this modern interpretation of Wuthering Heights.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: farm, social differences, love affair, romance, family relations, parents and children, unfulfilled love, society, life is a bitch, human nature, youth, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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50%
Abyss of Passion (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Rosendo Arango, the owner of Grupo La Anita, is married to Alfonsina. They have one son, Damian. Estefanía Bouvier is married to Augusto Castanon and they have one daughter, Elisa. Rosendo cheats on his wife with Carmina Bouvier, Estefanía's ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, couples, couple relations, love and romance, love triangle, latinos, romance, family feud, love, family
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Watercolors of Love (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
TV show
Story: Daphne and Gabriel cross paths again, 15 years after being separated by a frame from her grandfather. The rapprochement, however, jeopardizes the plans of the shrew, Judith.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, couple relations, society, love and romance, social differences, rich and poor, romance, fall in love, family relations, family problems, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Safe Harbour (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Melissa Gilbert stars in this film adaptation of Danielle Steel's bestselling novel, in which a young girl named Pip and her mother meet an artist on the beach in Safe Harbour, where they have retreated in order to recover from the devastating ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: love affair, haunted by the past, starting over, hopes, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, fall in love, jealousy, serial killer, embezzlement ...
Time: contemporary
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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, melancholic ...
Plot: wealthy family, family relations, family business, intrigue, betrayal, rivalry, family problems, family feud, parents and children, ambition, couple relations, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa
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50%
One Life to Live (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: One Life to Live is an American soap opera broadcast on television for more than 43 years on the ABC network, from July 15, 1968, to January 13, 2012, and on the internet as a web series on Hulu and iTunes via The Online Network since April 29, ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, serious, sincere, exciting ...
Plot: couple relations, friendship, family life, parents and children, love and romance, family problems, family relations, family feud, infidelity, borderline personality disorder, intrigue, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, 60s, 90s ...
Place: pennsylvania
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