Movies and TV shows like Judging Amy

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Judging Amy (1999)
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Judging Amy (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Judging Amy is an American television drama that was telecast from September 19, 1999, through May 3, 2005, on CBS-TV. This TV series starred Amy Brenneman and Tyne Daly. Its main character is a judge who serves in a family court, and in addition to the family-related cases that she adjudicates, many episodes of the show focus on her own experiences as a divorced mother, and on the experiences of her mother, a social worker who works in the field of child welfare. This series was based on the life experiences of Brenneman's mother.
Style: sentimental, serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: judge, social worker, parents and children, hopes, female judge, single mother, family relations, starting over, courtroom drama, legal, love and romance, couples, living with parents, judiciary, courtroom, court, canceled wedding, mother daughter relationship, doctor
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sentimental films and TV series with plots about family relations, parents and children, hopes, love and romance, couples, society and workplace mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Judging Amy: Soul Food (2000), Venice the Series (2009), The Client List (2012), Everwood (2002), Wild at Heart (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Soul Food (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Soul Food: The Series is a television drama that aired Wednesday nights on Showtime from June 28, 2000 to May 26, 2004. Created by filmmaker George Tillman, Jr. and developed for television by Felicia D. Henderson, Soul Food is based upon ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Plot: black family, siblings relations, family life, hopes, family relations, human spirit, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, couples, parents separation, family feud ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa
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95%
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
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95%
The Client List (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Riley Parks delicately balances two starkly different lives -- one as a single mom in a conservative town struggling to provide for her family and the other as a savvy and ambitious businesswoman working with a rowdy, sexy and unpredictable group of ...
Style: serious, sentimental, sexual, realistic, touching ...
Plot: single mother, prostitute, single parent, parent child relationship, workplace, family problems, family relations, parents and children, sexual relations, society, family values, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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89%
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Everwood (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After the death of his wife, world-class neurosurgeon Dr. Andrew Brown leaves Manhattan and moves his family to the small town of Everwood, Colorado. There he becomes a small-town doctor and learns parenting on the fly as he raises his talented but ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: small town, doctor, starting over, parents and children, single father, small town life, teenage life, coming of age, family life, hopes, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Wild at Heart (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
Story: The Trevanion family decide to make a fresh start and emigrate to South Africa to set up an animal reserve.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: starting over, parents and children, veterinarian, wilderness, family life, animal life, hopes, family relations, siblings relations, family business, fish out of water, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, africa
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73%
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Philly (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Philly is an American television series created by Steven Bochco that focused on criminal defense attorney Kathleen Maguire. It lasted a full season and was canceled due to low ratings. The final episode was advertised heavily as the series finale, ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, captivating
Plot: courtroom, dedicated lawyer, legal action, single mother, courtroom drama, workplace situations, legal, partners, workplace, power relations, reluctant partners, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
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73%
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Sisters (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sisters is an Emmy Award-winning television drama which aired on NBC for six seasons, from 1991 to 1996. The series was created by Ron Cowen and Daniel Lipman, who also created the Showtime series Queer as Folk and wrote the acclaimed Emmy and ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: phone sex, family life, siblings relations, sibling relationship, family relations, parents and children, gender, couples, family problems, snobbism, in-laws, housewife ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Tyler Perry's If Loving You Is Wrong (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, single parent, marriage, friendship, singleness, hopes, family relations, starting over, couple relations, looking for love, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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 ⇓
71%
Where the Heart Is (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Where the Heart Is is a British television family drama series set in the fictional Yorkshire town of Skelthwaite. First shown in 1997, it was created by Ashley Pharoah and Vicky Featherstone, and focuses on the professional and personal lives of ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, captivating
Plot: small town, nurse, small town life, family relations, workplace situations, love and romance, workplace, factory, british, husband wife relationship, sister in law
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Like Dandelion Dust (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A compelling drama that explores the different meanings of being a parent through the gritty, realistic lives of a struggling family, and a privileged family. Their lives intersect, intertwine and collide, all for the love of a little boy. This film ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: adoption, parents and children, custody, small town, family in crisis, family life, hopes, family relations, legal action, starting over, life turned upside down, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Life Goes On (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Life Goes On is a television series that aired on ABC from September 12, 1989, to May 23, 1993. The show centers on the Thatcher family living in suburban Chicago: Drew, his wife Elizabeth, and their children Paige, Rebecca, and Charles, who is ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: down syndrome, mentally challenged, suburbs, parents and children, family drama, suburban life, teenage life, disability, family life, misfit, family relations, young lovers ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Shtisel (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The story of a haredi family in Jerusalem. Shulem Schtisel the father of a large family is dealing with his younger son who he wants to see married soon. His daughter, Giti is dealing in secret with marital problems while his other son Zvi Arie ...
Style: touching, talky, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: looking for love, parents and children, singleness, religions or cults, family relations, unfulfilled love, love and romance, society, unfulfillment, rabbi, matchmaking, retirement home ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Providence (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Providence is an American television drama series that aired on NBC starring Melina Kanakaredes. The show ran for five seasons from January 8, 1999 until December 20, 2002.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, atmospheric, sentimental
Plot: small town, starting over, siblings relations, hometown, living with parents, family life, homecoming, small town life, family relations, social relations, looking for love, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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First Monday (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A newcomer to the Supreme Court finds himself a pivotal force on an often deadlocked bench, frequently at odds over hot-button cases in this earnest but brief legal drama.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, gloomy, captivating
Plot: supreme court, legal action, legal, politics, courtroom, workplace situations, life is a bitch, workplace, power relations, lawsuit, court, judge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.2
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Hawthorne (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Hawthorne is an hour-long medical drama on the TNT television network starring Jada Pinkett Smith and Michael Vartan. It premiered on June 16, 2009. On Thursday, September 16, 2010, it was announced that Hawthorne has been renewed for a third and ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: hospital, nurse, workplace situations, workplace, power relations, single parent, doctors and patients, family relations, supportive coworker, patient, latex gloves, amputee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Dodson's Journey (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A man takes his young daughter on a cross-country fly-fishing trip following the death of his father and his wife's decision to get a divorce.
Style: serious, realistic, feel good, uplifting, sentimental ...
Plot: single parent, couples, family problems, family relations, crumbling marriage, human nature, parents and children, breakup, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment, camping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.1
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Lucky 7 (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: What would you do if you won the lottery? How would it change your life? Follow a group of seven gas station employees in Queens, New York, who have been chipping into a lottery pool for years, never thinking they'd actually win. They need to ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, based on british tv series
Plot: lottery, workplace situations, life turned upside down, gas station, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, working class, society, workplace, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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50%
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Preacher's Kid (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Small-town girl Angie King leaves the church and her home to pursue a dream of singing stardom. Luckett plays Angie, the daughter of a stern but loving bishop, whose attraction to the hunky star (Tank) of a traveling gospel show takes her on the ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: coming of age, innocence lost, destructive relationship, parents and children, hopes, family relations, best friends, performer's life, redemption, friendship, twentysomething life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Close to Home (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Close to Home is an American crime drama television series co-produced by Warner Bros. Television and Jerry Bruckheimer Television for CBS. While in pre-production the series was known as American Crime. It first aired from October 4, 2005 to May ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, sentimental
Plot: prosecutor, dedicated lawyer, legal, suburbs, lawyer, workplace, power relations, supportive spouse, boss and employee, courtroom drama, suburban life, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Paper Covers Rock (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Samantha is recovering from a suicide attempt and ready for a fresh start in life. She has to fight for the custody of her daughter.
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: family life, mental illness, family relations, starting over, parents and children, custody, hopes, family problems, depression, psychologist, woman in underwear, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Outlaw (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Outlaw is an American television series that was aired on the NBC network. The one-hour courtroom drama stars Jimmy Smits as a Supreme Court Justice who resigns from the bench and returns to private practice in an elite law firm where Claire Sax, ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, clever
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, law firm, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, lawyer, legal action, legal, power relations, fighting the system, price of justice, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Raising the Bar (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: The lives and cases of young lawyers who work on opposite sides - the public defender's office and the district attorney's office - as well as those who sit in judgment on their cases.
Style: serious, clever, realistic, stylized, tense
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, district attorney, legal action, lawyer, legal, workplace, friends, dedicated lawyer, idealism, friendship, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Defenders (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Defenders is an American courtroom drama series that ran on CBS from 1961–1965. It starred E. G. Marshall and Robert Reed as father-and-son defense attorneys who specialized in legally complex cases, with defendants such as neo-Nazis, ...
Style: clever, serious, talky, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, lawyer, parents and children, parent child relationship, defense attorney, legal, partners, family relations, workplace situations, society, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Prisoners' Wives (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Behind every prisoner, there's a wife, girlfriend or mother doing time on the outside. For some it's a nightmare, for others a liberation. Prisoners' Wives - it's time to tell their stories.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: prison, couples, couple relations, parents and children, crimes, family relations, social relations, coping, housewife
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Magic of Ordinary Days (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Pregnant out of wedlock, an educated young woman is pressured by her father into an arranged marriage with a lonely farmer in this drama set during WWII.
Style: sincere, serious, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, hopes, society, couples, farm, family relations, romance, single parent, soldier, friendship, love affair, pregnancy ...
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Autumn Heart (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a school bus driving woman (Tyne Daly) has a heart attack, she makes one request of her three daughters (Ally Sheedy, Marla Sucharetza, Marceline Hugo) - she wants them to find their long lost brother, who was taken away by their father (Jack ...
Style: serious, talky, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: estrangement, rich and poor, siblings relations, parent child relationship, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, family life, family problems, family relations, rise to the top, human nature, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, england, europe, usa, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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A Fine Step (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A Fine Step is an uplifting family drama centering on Cal Masterson (Luke Perry, Beverly Hills 90210) an award winning horseman whose relationship with his beloved horse Fandango allows him to achieve multiple championship wins. However tragedy ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: starting over, family, farm, friendship, parents and children, teenage life, animal life, hopes, youth, family relations, athlete's life, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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