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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 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: small town, beach, couple relations, love affair, teenage love, romance, small town life, teenage life, fall in love, 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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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, sentimental and emotional films and TV series with plots about love and romance, family relations, couples, couple relations, romance, family problems and parents and children mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Home and Away: Neighbours (1985), Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990), Hollyoaks (1995), Dawson's Creek (1998), Days of Our Lives (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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
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95%
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
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100%
 5.1
 4K
Hollyoaks (1995)
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: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, captivating
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage girl, teenage boy, teenage love, couple relations, family life, pub, drunkenness, college, student life, twentysomething life, society, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: england, europe
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63%
 6.6
 31K
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
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62%
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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 ⇓
60%
One Life to Live (1968)
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: emotional, serious, sentimental
Plot: suburbs, family problems, family relations, intrigue, couple relations, friendship, infidelity, parents and children, family in crisis, family life, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 60s, 70s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Good Times, Bad Times (1990)
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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58%
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
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Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Forbidden Love (1995)
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: sentimental, serious, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Bold and the Beautiful (1987)
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
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Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 80s, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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%
The Young and the Restless (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: emotional, serious, 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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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: serious, sentimental, realistic, emotional, romantic
Plot: love affair, siblings relations, romance, love, family, dishonesty, love and romance, boss and employee, couple relations, love triangle, dysfunctional family, couples ...
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.3
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Windrider (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: serious, sentimental, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The 7.39 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 59 min.
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Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, touching
Plot: love affair, romance, love and romance, journey, friendship, cheating, train, engaged, couple relations, parents and children, life turned upside down, dull life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 ⇓
50%
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Australian Rules (2002)
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: emotional, serious, realistic, uplifting, sentimental ...
Plot: village, small town, racism, friendship, coming of age, athlete's life, underdog, romance, athlete and trainer, sport, interracial relations, discrimination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.9
 747
SLiDE (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The exploits of five 17-year-olds smashing their way into adulthood.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Heartbreak High (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 50 min.
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, emotional, realistic, touching
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenager, drugs/alcohol, buddies, hardcase students, based on movie, high school life, suburbs, teenage life, coming of age, ambition, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 ⇓
46%
The Delinquents (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A small town in Australia, in the late 1950s: Brownie and Lola are deeply in love. But because they are under-age, their parents are against their relationship and try to separate them.
Style: emotional, semi serious, realistic, sexual, touching
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Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.9
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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 ⇓
45%
 6.9
 12K
Snow Angels (2007)
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: gloomy, serious, realistic, sentimental, tragic ending ...
Plot: small town, teenage love, small town life, suicide, depression, dysfunctional family, first sex, reconciliation, photographer, christianity, letter, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
According to Greta (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Greta is a waitress who falls for an ambitious cook at the restaurant where they work. But as their summer romance heats up, she has to overcome the concerns of her grandparents about her boyfriend's criminal past.
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, love and romance, youth, couple relations, fall in love, society, suicide, teenager, love, summer, rebellion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Peter Kenna's The Good Wife (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In pre-WWII Australia, a love triangle develops between a man, his wife and the man's brother.
Style: serious, realistic, pre war
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, womanizer, crumbling marriage, hotel, mystery, couple relations, dangerous attraction, bar, small town, love affair, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Nights in Rodanthe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two unhappy people's lives become entwined when they have a life changing romance. Adrienne is a woman who's trying to decide whether to stay in her unhappy marriage or not. Her life changes when Paul, a doctor who is traveling to ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, romantic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, parents and children, infidelity, romance, marriage crisis, midlife crisis, middle age romance, true love, love affair, love story, love, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.5
 11K
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 ⇓
43%
 5.3
 983
Tan Lines (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Cute teen Midget Hollow wanders through life riding big waves and partying with surfer boys. When Midget's best friend's gay brother Cass arrives on the scene, the two quickly dive head first into a clandestine sea of sexual awakening.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, ocean, brother, coming out, surfing, best friends, small town, sexual awakening, ocean or sea, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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