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Lipstick on Your Collar (1993)
Genre: Drama, Musical, War
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
Story: Musical black comedy set during the Suez Crisis, written by Dennis Potter.
Style: surreal, talky, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexy
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: office, army, sex, translator, looking for love, twentysomething life, romance, dream, sexual humor, neighbor, british intelligence, pianist, music, military, workplace situations, love and romance, youth, workplace, soldier, womanizer, love triangle, workplace romance, wartime life, state affairs, daydreamer ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: england, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films and TV series with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, love triangle, family relations, society and social differences mostly in Drama, War and Romance genres. Some movies like Lipstick on Your Collar: The Cinder Path (1994), This Life (1996), Our Girl (2014), Home Fires (2015), Love in a Cold Climate (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Cinder Path (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Tale of a farmer's son who gets involved with two sisters, then goes to fight in the trenches in WW1.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: infidelity, romance, battle zone, love affair, sibling relationship, farm, war, love triangle, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, soldier ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england
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95%
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This Life (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A group of aspiring young lawyers sharing a shabby house in London, charting their careers and personal lives.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, emotional, touching
Plot: lawyer, sex, city life, cult, twentysomething life, young adult, roommate, office, workplace situations, legal, workplace, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 7.9
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Our Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Drama following the extraordinary adventures of female medics in the British Army.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: soldier, army, military base, self discovery, doctor, female soldier, officers and cadets, basic training, military life, military, hopes, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, middle east, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 8.2
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Home Fires (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The story of a group of inspirational women in a rural Cheshire community with the shadow of World War II casting a dark cloud over their lives. As the conflict takes hold and separates the women from their husbands, fathers, sons and brothers, the ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: village, village life, wartime life, friends, social relations, life is a bitch, society, female protagonist, husband wife relationship, woman, british, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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 ⇓
63%
 6.6
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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 ⇓
62%
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, love triangle, parents and children, small town, family relations, couple relations, fall in love, prejudice, marriage, death, estate ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1830s, victorian era, 1820s
Place: england, europe, africa, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.8
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Colditz (2005)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Three prisoners, Jack Rose, Tom Willis and Nick McGrade, embark on an heroic plan to escape from a World War Two POW camp. As Rose And Willis are recaptured by the Germans, McGrade manages to traverse their clutches and travels to London to inform ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: soldier, military, pow, war, palaces castles and temples, human spirit, captivity, romance, prison life, battles, confined, love affair ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1939
Place: europe, germany, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Crimson Field (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Story: In a tented field hospital on the coast of France, a team of doctors, nurses and women volunteers work together to heal the bodies and souls of men wounded in the trenches.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: nurse, wartime life, friendship, army, doctors and patients, life is a bitch, love triangle, friends, love and romance, military, social relations, military hospital ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 8.0
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The Hour (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A behind-the-scenes drama and espionage thriller in Cold War-era England that centers on a journalist, a producer, and an anchorman for an investigative news programme.
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, atmospheric, tense
Plot: reporter, journalism, love triangle, tv news, tv show, workplace situations, politics, media, state affairs, workplace, espionage, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.9
 602
Coming Home (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Drama about the Dunar and Carey-Lewis families, before during and after WW2.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, infidelity, love affair, unhappiness, lovers reunited, romance, school, estate, love and romance, youth, couples, family relations ...
Time: 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: england, europe, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.4
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Yanks (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, West Germany, UK
Duration: 138 min.
Story: During WWII, the United States set up army bases in Great Britain as part of the war effort. Against their proper sensibilities, many of the Brits don't much like the brash Yanks, especially when it comes to the G.I.s making advances on the ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: soldier, prejudice, jitterbug, racism, d day, couple relations, romance, forbidden love, war, infidelity, love affair, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 8.1
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Emma (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Emma Woodhouse seems to be perfectly content, a loving father whom she cares for, friends, and a home. But Emma has a terrible habit - matchmaking. She cannot resist finding suitors for her friends, most of all Harriet Smith. Emma is desperate for ...
Style: feel good, clever, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: opposites attract, looking for love, aristocracy, love and romance, fall in love, rich and poor, matchmaking, letter, lovers, friendship, marriage, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s, 18th century, 1920s ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Sense and Sensibility (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Two sisters of opposing temperaments find love and some heartbreak in Jane Austen's 18th century classic.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, witty, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love, jane austen, love triangle, master and servant, unlikely couple, infidelity, village, romance, looking for love, love affair, rich and poor, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.8
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The Paradise (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An intoxicating love story set in England's first department store in the 1870s. The Paradise revolves around the lives of the people who live and work in the store, each bound in their own way by the power of the world they live in, and the ...
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fashion, workplace situations, love affair, love and romance, workplace, rise to the top, urban, ambition, power relations, shopping, high society, department store ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, 20th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
William and Mary (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
Story: William and Mary is an ITV romantic comedy drama set in London, England, starring Martin Clunes as William Shawcross, an undertaker, and Julie Graham as Mary Gilcrest, a midwife. Its title refers to its two principal characters and is a cultural ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, young lovers, romance, battle of the sexes, opposites attract, couple relations, fall in love, looking for love, singleness, unfulfilled love, workplace romance, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Camomile Lawn (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 258 min.
Story: Presents the lives and loves of a family of cousins from 1939 to the present. Follows very closely the Mary Wesley novel. Begins with a funeral and uses the reminiscences of those gathered to fill in details in the lives of Richard and Helena and ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, golden years, cousin, countryside, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, social differences, death in the family, eccentric family, family gatherings, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1939
Place: england, europe, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.8
 4K
Sugar Rush (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Sugar Rush is an Emmy Award–winning British television comedy drama series developed by Shine Limited and broadcast by Channel 4, based on the Julie Burchill novel of the same name. It is centred around the life of a 15 year old lesbian Kim ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, clever, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: lesbian, coming out, gays and lesbians, looking for sex, sex, bondage, divorce, coming of age, best friends, lgbt, teenage crush, femme fatale ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Life in Squares (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 171 min.
Story: A story of the close and often fraught relationship between sisters Vanessa Bell and Virginia Woolf.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, stylized, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: artist, writer's life, rebelliousness, bohemian, siblings relations, artists and showbiz, couples, family relations, gays and lesbians, self discovery, friendship, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.0
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Casualty (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Casualty, stylised as CASUAL+Y, is a British medical drama television series that airs weekly on BBC One, and the longest-running emergency medical drama television series in the world. Created by Jeremy Brock and Paul Unwin, it was first broadcast ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: hospital, doctor, doctors and patients, workplace romance, workplace situations, love and romance, workplace, power relations, workplace intrigue, rivalry, chief of staff, intern ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 80s, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Parade's End (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
Story: In the years before the First World War, three Britons are drawn into fraught and ultimately tragic relations: Anglican Christopher Tietjens, second son of the lord of the manor of Groby, Yorkshire, who is a disconsolate, Tory statistician in ...
Style: serious, clever, realistic, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, high society, love and romance, loveless marriage, war, estate, romance, society, countryside, couples, crumbling marriage, couple relations ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Island at War (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 540 min.
Story: Island at War is a British television series that tells the story of the German Occupation of the Channel Islands. It primarily focuses on three local families: the upper class Dorrs, the middle class Mahys and the working class Jonases, and four ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: war, island, occupation, anti semitism, anti war, genocide, holocaust, romance, wartime life, against humanity, military, society ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Wingless Bird (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: On the eve of World War I, Agnes Conway manages both the business and the problems of her troubled family. She finds the strength to break class barriers and help her sister Jessie marry a good boy from a family of dockside toughs. Is she strong ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Plot: rich and poor, love affair, love triangle, romance, social differences, love and romance, society, power relations, master and servant, betrayal, working class, ambition ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Babylon (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: London's police force is in need of a public image revamp. And Chief Constable Richard Miller has found just the woman to do it...American visionary from the world of new media Liz Garvey, sets out to revolutionise the force's PR ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, stylized
Plot: fighting crime, police station, crimes, public relations, police, law enforcement, workplace situations, workplace, honest law enforcer, incompetent police, sniper
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.7
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Grafters (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
Story: Grafters was a British drama–comedy programme originally broadcast in the UK on ITV from 27 October 1998 to 20 December 1999 for 16 episodes over two series. Grafters was based around the Purvis brothers Joe and Trevor, who along with their ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: brother, siblings relations, social differences, cousin, working class, construction worker, sibling relationship, family relations, social relations, couple relations, workplace situations, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Footballers' Wives (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 49 min.
Story: Footballers' Wives is a British television drama surrounding the fictional Premier League Association football club Earls Park F.C., its players, and their wives. It was broadcast on the ITV network from 8 January 2002 to 14 April 2006. The ...
Style: sexual, semi serious, stylized, realistic, sexy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sport, soccer, drowning, manipulations, rise to the top, money, sex, affair, glamour, couple relations, suburbs, looking for sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.7
 334
No Angels (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
Story: No Angels is a critically acclaimed British television comedy drama series, produced by the independent production company World Productions for Channel 4, which ran for three series from 2004 to 2006. It was devised by Toby Whithouse.
Style: semi serious, sincere, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Plot: hospital, nurse, female friendship, friendship, best friends, feminism, sexual humor, sex, looking for sex, sexual relations, workplace romance, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Triple Echo (1972)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A WW2 deserter holes up on a farm with disastrous results. Overlooked gem with Glenda Jackson in one of her best roles and Oliver Reed playing a part he was made for.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: soldier, deserter, cross dressing, farm, on the run, gender bending, romance, wartime life, war, transvestism, fall in love, love and romance ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Combat Hospital (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Combat Hospital was a Canadian-British medical drama television series, filmed in Toronto, that debuted on Global in Canada on 21 June 2011. In the United States, it aired on ABC. Its final episode was broadcast on 6 September 2011. The series was ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: military, military hospital, doctor, doctors and patients, hospital, military life, wartime life, battle zone, power relations, soldier, workplace situations, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: middle east, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The House of Eliott (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
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 ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: fashion, family relations, lifestyle, workplace situations, society, workplace, rise to the top, photographer, siblings relations, ambition, social relations, media sensation ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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