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Home and Away
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 and their five foster children Frank Morgan, Carly Morris, Steven Matheson, Lynn Davenport and Sally Keating, who would go on to become one of the show's longest-running characters. The show also originally and currently focuses on the Stewart family. During the early 2000s, the central storylines focused on the Sutherlands and later, the Hunters. Home and Away had proved popular when it premiered in 1988 and had risen to become a hit in Australia, and after only a few weeks, the show tackled its first major and disturbing storyline, the rape of Carly Morris; it was one of the first shows to feature such storylines during the early timeslot. H&A has tackled many adult-themed and controversial storylines; something rarely found in its restricted timeslot.
Style: emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: couple relations, small town, love affair, teenage love, romance, small town life, teenage life, fall in love, beach, love and romance, youth, couples, social relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, high school life, family life, family problems, family relations, first sex, lifestyle, scolding, garage, gym, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: australia
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Drama, Romance
USA
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A Moment to Remember
Drama, Romance
South Korea
144 min.
 8.2
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Neighbours
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
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Place: australia, melbourne australia
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Dawson's Creek
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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
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Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
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Hollyoaks
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The daily soap that follows the loves, lives and misdemeanours of a group of people living in the Chester village of Hollyoaks where anything could, and frequently does, happen...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere, captivating
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: couple relations, family life, student life, college, twentysomething life, society, family relations, teenage love, teenage girl, teenage boy, social relations, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: england, europe
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    User:   65%
 
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The Bold and the Beautiful
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Continuing drama combining romance and intrigue set against the glittering backdrop of Beverly Hills and the American fashion industry.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: fashion, betrayal, cult, intrigue, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, rich and poor, social differences, family business, family life, dishonesty ...
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Duration: 60 min.
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Duration: 110 min.
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Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Friends Gary Black (Nathan Phillips) and Dumby Red (Luke Carroll) are on the same soccer team in their coastal Australian town. But to local racists, they're a world apart: Gary is white and Dumby is an Aborigine. This becomes an issue when one ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, uplifting, sentimental ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Young and the Restless
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental
Plot: betrayal, intrigue, cult, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, rich and poor, social differences, family life, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 70s, 80s ...
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    User:   33%
 
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Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Handsome but backward gardener Tim Melville has a new woman in his life. She is Mary, his widowed employer, a woman who had given up on love until she had found Tim. At first they are friends. But soon they become lovers, as Mary, drawn to ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Two young kids fall in love with each other. But the passion is too consuming for the parents of Jade. The parents try to stop them from seeing each other. But when this doesn't work, David burns down the house and is sent away. This ...
Style: sexual, serious, gloomy, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
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Time: 80s
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Square Dance
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An awkward 13-year-old (Winona Ryder) leaves her cranky grandfather (Jason Robards) in rural Texas, to live with her mother (Jane Alexander) in Fort Worth.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 80s
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Country: France, USA
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Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, sexy
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Duration: 60 min.
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Style: serious, touching, realistic, atmospheric, sentimental
Plot: starting over, siblings relations, small town, family life, homecoming, small town life, family relations, social relations, looking for love, parents and children, family in crisis, love and romance ...
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Good Times, Bad Times
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Goede tijden, slechte tijden, also known as GTST, is the longest-running Dutch soap opera, which began on 1 October 1990 on RTL4. The programme was the first daily soap in the Netherlands. The soap is produced by Joop van den Ende and to date over ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: intrigue, love affair, family in crisis, small town, couples, couple relations, eccentric family, family business, family life, love and romance, rivalry, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: europe, holland
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Ella
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
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, ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium
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Snow Angels
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Waitress Annie has separated from her suicidal alcoholic husband, Glenn. Glenn has become an evangelical Christian, but his erratic attempts at getting back into Annie's life have alarmed her. High school student Arthur works at Annie's ...
Style: serious, gloomy, melancholic, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: small town, dysfunctional family, suicide, depression, adultery, relationships, couple relations, loneliness, workplace, parents and children, death, adolescence ...
Time: contemporary
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    User:   37%
 
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One Life to Live
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: serious, emotional, sentimental
Plot: family problems, suburbs, family relations, intrigue, couple relations, friendship, infidelity, parents and children, family in crisis, family life, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 60s, 70s ...
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The Only Thrill
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A small-town store owner with a comatose wife shares a long-term relationship with his seamstress.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: canada
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Anna
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 22 min.
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, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: love affair, romance, siblings relations, dishonesty, love and romance, boss and employee, couple relations, love triangle, dysfunctional family, couples, family problems, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
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Bad Company
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Delphine is a sweet innocent young girl, her new best friend pulls her into a world where she falls in love with a local pretty boy. Working her hardest to make him love her drags her into prostitution.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, emotional, psychological
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Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, jamaica
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The Black Balloon
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thomas is turning 16. His dad's in the army and they've just moved to a town in New South Wales; his mom is pregnant; his older brother, Charlie, who's autistic, has his own adolescent sexual issues. Thomas finds Charlie an ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: human nature, birthday, first love, siblings relations, teenage love, mental illness, eccentric family, coming of age, teenage life, hospital bed, autism, family dinner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia
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Sugar
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Cliff has just turned 18 and his little sister has a gift for him: booze, a joint, a subway token and the command to have sex. Heading out on the town, Cliff finds friendship -- and more -- in the person of a young hustler named Butch. But ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: coming of age, family life, romance, suburbs, gays and lesbians, prostitute, innocence lost, self discovery, couple relations, coming out, friendship, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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Twice in a Lifetime
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: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: suburbs, golden years, crumbling marriage, starting over, romance, human nature, introspection, infidelity, couple relations, love triangle, dysfunctional family, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle washington
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Never Say Goodbye
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 193 min.
Story: Dev and Maya are both married to different people. Settled into a life of domestic ritual, and convinced that they are happy in their respective relationships, they still yearn for something deeper and more meaningful, which is precisely what they ...
Style: semi serious, epic, realistic, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: couple relations, infidelity, love affair, romance, true love, bollywood, fall in love, love and romance, extramarital affair, couples, crumbling marriage, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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System:   29%
    User:   24%
 
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Liar's Moon
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Matt Dillion In East Texas, the summer after high school, Jack falls in love with Ginny, the daughter of the town's banker (Jack's mom's high school sweetheart). Ginny's been at boarding school; she's headed for Vassar. ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: single parent, young lovers, romance, forbidden love, infidelity, small town, parents and children, social differences, teenage love, coming out, small town life, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, texas, usa
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Forbidden Love
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Verbotene Liebe is a German television soap opera created by Reg Watson for Das Erste. The show is set primarily in the German city of Düsseldorf although, at times, the city of Cologne and the Spanish island of Majorca have figured prominently in ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: forbidden love, romance, love and romance, family problems, fall in love, family life, infidelity, gays and lesbians, young lovers, unfulfilled love, family in crisis, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
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    User:   28%
 

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