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Home and Away (1988)
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Home and Away (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sentimental, serious, emotional, realistic, saga
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, small town, beach, teenage life, teenage love, youth, romance, couple relations, first sex, parents and children, love and romance, family life, fall in love, love affair, dysfunctional family, high school life, family problems, couples, small town life, lifestyle, social relations, seaside town, love, sex, teenager ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: australia, new south wales

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sentimental and emotional films and TV series with plots about family relations, couples, love and romance, couple relations, family life, parents and children and family problems mostly in Drama, Romance and Family genres. Some movies like Home and Away: Little House on the Prairie (1974), The Bold and the Beautiful (1987), One Life to Live (1968), Neighbours (1985), A Country Practice (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Little House on the Prairie (1974)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Little House on the Prairie is an American Western drama television series, starring Michael Landon, Melissa Gilbert, and Karen Grassle, about a family living on a farm in Walnut Grove, Minnesota, in the 1870s and 1880s.
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: farm, americana, family life, small town, parents and children, family relations, family, love and romance, small town life, romance, teachers and students, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1880s, 1870s
Place: minnesota, kansas
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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, serious, sentimental, emotional, saga
Plot: fashion, family relations, love triangle, infidelity, family business, rich and poor, intrigue, family problems, family life, dishonesty, betrayal, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 80s, 90s, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
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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, saga ...
Plot: family problems, couple relations, friendship, family life, parents and children, love and romance, infidelity, family relations, family feud, borderline personality disorder, intrigue, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, 60s, 90s ...
Place: pennsylvania
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Neighbours (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sentimental, emotional, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: family relations, cafe, suburbs, friendship, infidelity, family feud, wedding, love and romance, betrayal, youth, bar, loss of daughter ...
Time: 80s, 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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A Country Practice (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, touching, sincere, realistic, medical drama
Plot: hospital, countryside, social relations, workplace, love and romance, workplace situations, friends, friendship, doctors and patients, society, police, woman with glasses ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: australia
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Cedar Cove (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Judge Olivia Lockhart is considered the community's guiding light in the picturesque, coastal town of Cedar Cove, Washington. But like everyone else, Olivia fights the uphill battle of balancing career with family and finding love, all the ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: relationship vs career, small town, courtroom, family relations, love and romance, looking for love, small town life, social relations, rivalry, legal, loss of son, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c., washington state
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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: realistic, sentimental, emotional, serious, 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
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Days of Our Lives (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: realistic, serious, sentimental, emotional
Plot: family relations, infidelity, family problems, loss of daughter, love triangle, betrayal, intrigue, power relations, presumed dead, couple relations, siblings relations, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 60s, 90s, 80s, 20th century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Providence (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: family relations, small town, family problems, love and romance, siblings relations, parents and children, family life, living with parents, looking for love, homecoming, small town life, hometown ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: rhode island, usa
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Hollyoaks (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sincere, realistic, serious, captivating, emotional
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: family relations, teenage love, teenage boy, family problems, college life, teenage life, youth, love and romance, college, student life, family life, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, uplifting
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, high school, friendship, teenage life, family relations, youth, rich kid, social issues, up and down relationship, social relations, college life, love and romance ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, los angeles
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Dawson's Creek (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: captivating, touching, emotional, realistic, serious
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: friendship, small town, coming of age, love triangle, teenage life, high school life, couple relations, self discovery, couples, romance, homosexual, introspection ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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Good Times, Bad Times (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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 ...
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Heartbreak High (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Heartbreak High is a popular Australian television series that ran for five years from 1994 to 1999. The series dealt with the students of Hartley High, a tough high school in a multi-racial area of Sydney, and proved to be a more gritty and ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Audience: teens, teen drama
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Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
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Forbidden Love (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, realistic, sentimental
Plot: infidelity, gays and lesbians, young lovers, family relations, family problems, gender, love and romance, romance, family in crisis, unfulfilled love, family life, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary
Place: europe, germany
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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: serious, sentimental, realistic, emotional
Plot: forbidden love, lovers reunited, family relations, manipulation, unfulfilled love, love and romance, parents and children, couple relations, couples, family problems, friendship, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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39%
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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, family problems, couples, romance, dishonesty, adultery, brother brother relationship, couple relations, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
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Degrassi High (1987)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Degrassi Junior High is a Canadian CBC Television teen drama series that was produced from 1987-1989 as part of the Degrassi series. The show followed the lives of a group of students attending the titular fictional school. Many episodes tackled ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, high school life, friendship, looking for love, family relations, friends, youth, teenage life, love and romance, social relations, society, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, love affair, starting over, intrigue, rivalry, romance, orphan, dishonesty, love and romance, family problems, couples, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium
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Knots Landing (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The domestic adventures, misdeeds and everyday interactions of five families living on a cul-de-sac in a small California community.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: family relations, small town, family life, intrigue, love and romance, couples, couple relations, love affair, americana, divorce, marriage, warner bros ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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38%
The Brown Girls (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 480 min.
TV show
Style: stylized, captivating, serious, realistic, saga
Plot: love affair, romance, culture clash, family life, couple relations, strong female presence, society, parents and children, family business, siblings relations, bittersweet, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
All My Children (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: All My Children is an American television soap opera that aired on ABC for 41 years, from January 5, 1970 to September 23, 2011, and on The Online Network since April 29, 2013 via Hulu, Hulu Plus, and iTunes. Created by Agnes Nixon, All My Children ...
Style: serious, realistic, saga, emotional, sentimental
Plot: betrayal, love triangle, drug abuse, family problems, couples, jealous spouse, family relations, infidelity, family life, couple relations, lifestyle, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 70s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, philadelphia
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37%
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: serious, emotional, realistic, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, love and romance, couples, couple relations, romance, latinos, love triangle, family feud, family, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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SLiDE (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The exploits of five 17-year-olds smashing their way into adulthood.
Style: sincere, captivating, humorous, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, teenage love, coming of age, teenage life, best friends, youth, party, jealousy, teenager, friends, shallowness, crush ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Emmerdale (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, realistic, serious, melancholic, controversial
Plot: village, farm, family relations, family problems, social relations, countryside, family, honest, parents and children, lifestyle, dialogue, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 70s, contemporary, 20th century ...
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england
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36%
The Only Thrill (1997)
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: contemplative, sentimental, touching, sincere, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, hospital, small town, widow, seamstress, store, small town life, fall in love, family relations, family problems, social relations, couples ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 60s, 70s, 1990s ...
Place: canada
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36%
Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The life of a group of adolescents going through the trials and tribulations of teendom at Degrassi Community School.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, friendship, school, family relations, teacher, life is a bitch, teachers and students, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, racism, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: starting over, love and romance, family relations, friendship, looking for love, couples, parents and children, couple relations, family problems, marriage, relationships, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Skam Spain (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The series accompanies a group of 16-year-olds on the journey of their life following their day to day in real time. Dependence on social media, how they face sex, love and ruptures, religion, the search of their identity and the need to fit in.
Style: realistic, sincere, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, love, high school, teenager, teenage life, teenage love, adolescence, friends, society, family relations, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: realistic, emotional, sentimental, captivating, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couple relations, love triangle, love affair, family relations, couples, fall in love, infidelity, parents and children, romance, hotel, love story, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%