Movies and TV shows like Thirtysomething

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Thirtysomething (1987)
Original name: thirtysomething
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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 the U.S. on September 29, 1987. It lasted four seasons, with the last of its 85 episodes airing on May 28, 1991. The title of the show was designed as thirtysomething by Kathie Broyles, who combined the words of the original title, Thirty Something. In 1997, "The Go Between" and "Samurai Ad Man" were ranked #22 on TV Guide′s 100 Greatest Episodes of All Time. In 2002, Thirtysomething was ranked #19 on TV Guide′s 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time, and in 2013 TV Guide ranked it #10 in its list of The 60 Greatest Dramas of All Time.
Style: sentimental, serious, talky, sincere, realistic, clever, stylized, touching
Plot: yuppie, parenthood, friendship, advertising, couple relations, parents and children, parenting, thirtysomething life, suburbs, love and romance, couples, family relations, friends, human nature, suburban life, family life, unfulfillment, social relations, lifestyle, reconciliation, gay friend, best friend, business, gay, gay kiss ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: philadelphia, usa, arizona

Most similar movies to Thirtysomething

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sentimental and touching films and TV series with plots about love and romance, family relations, couples, friendship, couple relations, friends and family life mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Thirtysomething: My So-Called Life (1994), Neighbours (1985), Days of Our Lives (1965), Knots Landing (1979), Dawson's Creek (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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My So-Called Life (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The life of a 15 year-old high school student, whose angst-ridden journey through adolescence, friendship, parents, and life teaches her what it means to grow up.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, talky, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage girl, first love, teenage daughter, coming of age, teenager, high school hunk, high school, teenage love, homosexual, adolescence, best friends, cult ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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100%
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Neighbours (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Neighbours is an Australian television soap opera. It was first broadcast on the Seven Network on 18 March 1985. It was created by TV executive Reg Watson, who proposed the idea of making a show that focused on realistic stories and portrayed adults ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, emotional
Plot: infidelity, friendship, betrayal, bar, couple relations, cafe, suburbs, parents and children, suburban life, fall in love, family life, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Days of Our Lives (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental
Plot: infidelity, hospital, betrayal, intrigue, couple relations, suburbs, cult, love triangle, family life, suburban life, dishonesty, society ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 60s, 70s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Knots Landing (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The domestic adventures, misdeeds and everyday interactions of five families living on a cul-de-sac in a small California community.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: small town, intrigue, couple relations, love affair, love and romance, couples, americana, family life, family relations, best friend, power, marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Dawson's Creek (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dawson's Creek is an American teen drama television series created by Kevin Williamson which debuted on January 20, 1998, on The WB and was produced by Sony Pictures Television. Filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina, at EUE/Screen Gems studios ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, touching
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama, date night
Plot: friendship, love triangle, small town, coming of age, verbal byplay, best friends, romance, teenage love, suburbs, high school life, small town life, suburban life ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.8
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Melrose Place (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: sexy, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: betrayal, rivalry, advertising, hollywood, intrigue, manipulations, neighbor, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, dishonesty, blind ambition, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, beverly hills, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Ryan's Hope (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Ryan's Hope is an American soap opera created by Claire Labine and Paul Avila Mayer, originally airing for 13 years on ABC from July 7, 1975 to January 13, 1989. It revolved around the trials and tribulations within a large Irish-American ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Plot: family business, working class, bar, family life, society, family relations, hopes, friends, sergeant, irish american
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.7
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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 ⇓
59%
Movie in collections
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Felicity (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Felicity Porter decides to follow her long time crush to college in New York City.
Style: serious, sentimental, talky, realistic, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: college, looking for love, love triangle, romance, young adult, adolescence vs adulthood, college life, coming of age, love and romance, youth, couples, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
She's Having a Baby (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Jake and Kristy Briggs are newlyweds. Being young, they are perhaps a bit unprepared for the full reality of marriage and all that it (and their parents) expect from them. Do they want babies? Their parents certainly want them to. Is married life ...
Style: feel good, touching, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: parenthood, single parent, couple relations, pregnancy, self discovery, midlife crisis, coming of age, romance, suburbs, newlywed, friendship, looking for love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Home and Away (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Home and Away is set in the fictional town of Summer Bay, a coastal town in New South Wales, and follows the personal and professional lives of the people living in the area. The show initially focused on the Fletcher family, Pippa and Tom Fletcher ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, beach, couple relations, love affair, teenage love, romance, small town life, teenage life, fall in love, love and romance, youth, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Beverly Hills, 90210 followed the lives of a group of teenagers living in the upscale, star-studded community of Beverly Hills, California and attending the fictitious West Beverly Hills High School and, subsequently, the fictitious California ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, romantic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, friendship, youth, high school, siblings relations, college life, social relations, love and romance, first sex, up and down relationship, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, 90s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: beverly hills, usa, campus, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Brown Girls (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 480 min.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: siblings relations, family life, village, village life, family relations, romance, social relations, couple relations, love affair, parents and children, culture clash, family business ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Relativity (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Relativity is an American drama television series which followed a twenty-something couple, Isabel Lukens and Leo Roth, and the lives and loves of their friends and siblings in Los Angeles. The short-lived ABC series was the product of ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, talky
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couple relations, romance, twentysomething life, love and romance, couples, family relations, best friends, buddies, friendship, friends, lifestyle, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.4
 5K
Empire Falls (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 197 min.
Story: A decaying New England town is the backdrop for its unique citizens, lead by unassuming restaurant manager Miles Roby.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: restaurant, small town, cat, family secret, human nature, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, small town life, working class, family life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, maine, usa, mexico, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.2
 22K
7th Heaven (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: 7th Heaven is an American family drama television series, created and produced by Brenda Hampton. The series premiered on August 26, 1996, on The WB, the first time that the network aired Monday night programming, and was originally broadcast from ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sincere ...
Plot: teenage love, parents and children, family, suburbs, siblings relations, family drama, suburban life, teenage life, family life, youth, family relations, religions or cults ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Switched at Birth (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The story of two teenage girls who discover they were accidentally switched as newborns in the hospital. Bay Kennish grew up in a wealthy family with two parents and a brother, while Daphne Vasquez, who lost her hearing at an early age due to a case ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: teen drama, family outing
Plot: teenage life, parents and children, family life, mute or deaf, best friends, friendship, relatives, family, family relations, high school, sign language, deaf ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
St. Elmo's Fire (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Seven friends - Alec, Billy, Jules, Kevin, Kirby, Leslie and Wendy - are trying to navigate through life and their friendships following college graduation. Alec, who aspires to political life, has just shown his true colors by changing his ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere, talky ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, secret admirer, love triangle, ambition, infidelity, graduation, buddies, romance, urban, innocence lost, introspection, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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A Country Practice (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A Country Practice was an Australian television drama series. At its inception, one of the longest-running of its kind, produced by James Davern of JNP Productions, who had wrote the pilot episode and entered a script contest for the network in ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: hospital, doctors and patients, countryside, society, workplace, friends, social relations, friendship, workplace situations, love and romance, name calling, veterinarian ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Always (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A middle-aged couple, on the verge of proceeding with a divorce, find themselves questioning their decision to separate when fellow friends and neighbors, oblivious to their marital troubles, assemble at their house for a 4th of July Weekend party.
Style: clever, semi serious, talky, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: unsupportive spouse, suburbs, romance, crumbling marriage, infidelity, dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, pregnancy, relationship vs career, suburban life, breakup, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Cold Feet (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Follow the lives and loves of a group of thirtysomethings in a heart-warming comic drama as they try to find true love - or at least keep their relationships on track. In this wry and funny look at a generation which is as confused as it is ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: best friends, buddies, thirty something, couple relations, looking for love, thirtysomething life, fall in love, love and romance, couples, family relations, friends, nanny ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, manchester, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.3
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Dynasty (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: The saga of a wealthy Denver family in the oil business: Blake Carrington, the patriarch; Krystle, his former secretary and wife; his children: Adam, lost in childhood after a kidnapping; Fallon, pampered and spoiled; Steven, openly gay; and Amanda, ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: family business, intrigue, oil, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, wealthy family, ambition, family relations, gays and lesbians, blind ambition, couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
About Last Night... (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A man and woman meet and try to have a romantic affair, despite their personal problems and the interference of their disapproving friends.
Style: sentimental, talky, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, new year's eve, softball, romance, best friends, battle of the sexes, urban, relationship problems, couple relations, looking for love, sexual relations, singleness ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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 ⇓
53%
Disappearing Acts (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Zora Banks is a school teacher and aspiring singer hoping to become a successful star while taking a break from heartache. Franklin Swift is a down-on-his-luck construction worker and not-quite divorced father of two hoping to start his own ...
Style: serious, sentimental, talky, realistic, sincere
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unemployment, family life, crumbling marriage, romance, starting over, introspection, couple relations, infidelity, lovers reunited, hopes, couples, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
American Dreams (2002)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: American Dreams is an American television drama program broadcast on the NBC television network, produced by Once A Frog and Dick Clark Productions in association with Universal Network Television and NBC Studios. The series was created by Jonathan ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: vietnam war, coming of age, generation gap, follow your dream, friendship, retro, family, dancing, suburbs, parents and children, siblings relations, suburban life ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Dinner with Friends (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A husband and wife reevaluate their marriage after their closest friends, another couple decide to split up after twelve years.
Style: talky, clever, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, crumbling marriage, introspection, suburbs, infidelity, couple relations, dishonesty, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, connecticut, new jersey, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Emmerdale (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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, serious, realistic, melancholic
Plot: village, farm, family relations, social relations, family problems, family, dialogue, parents and children, honest, friendship, lifestyle, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 70s, 80s ...
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
One Special Night (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Builder Robert is visiting his ailing wife in a nursing home and is having problems getting a taxi home due to an intense snow storm. One of the doctors, Katherine offers him a lift home however their car gets stuck and they have to spend the night ...
Style: serious, talky, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: thanksgiving, hospital, family life, elderly, small town, romance, love and romance, couples, golden years, couple relations, fall in love, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Heartbeat (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The beautiful and talented Adrian is a writer for one of America's most popular TV soap operas. She is also pregnant, and when she refuses to abort her baby, Adrian's selfish husband deserts her. It falls to one of the soap opera's ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: divorce, love triangle, pregnancy, friendship, crumbling marriage, romance, couple relations, forbidden love, infidelity, looking for love, love affair, workplace romance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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