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Rich Man, Poor Man (1976)
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Rich Man, Poor Man (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An examination of the trials and tribulations of the Jordache family, from the period following World War II to the late 1960s.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, saga
Plot: family relations, boxing, gangsters, rich and poor, family life, ambition, against the odds, hopes, blind ambition, social differences, society, immigrants, rise to the top, siblings relations, power relations, sibling relationship, brother brother relationship
Time: 60s, 50s, 40s, 1940s, 20th century

Most similar movies to Rich Man, Poor Man

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and captivating films and TV series with plots about family relations, society, family life, social differences, power relations, parents and children and hopes mostly in Drama, Romance and Family genres. Some movies like Rich Man, Poor Man: Kane & Abel (1985), Crematorium (2011), Cloudstreet (2011), Resurrection Blvd. (2000), A Place to Call Home (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Kane & Abel (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Kane and Abel are born on the same day the same year on each side of the Atlantic. William Kane is born in one of the richest families of Boston and grows up to be a banker on Wall Street. Abel Rosnovski is born in the Polish countryside and has to ...
Style: saga, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: rivalry, hopes, society, rise to the top, social differences, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, promotion, polish, temperamental, bankruptcy ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 40s, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston, new york
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100%
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 799
Crematorium (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Crematorio is a Spanish TV series written and directed by Jorge Sánchez-Cabezudo. It is based on Rafael Chirbes' novel of the same name.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: rise to the top, ambition, family business, business venture, family tradition, society, mogul, social problems, architect, family life, family relations, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
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49%
 7.5
 483
Cloudstreet (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 342 min.
Story: Cloudstreet is an Australian television drama miniseries for the Showcase subscription television channel, which first screened from 22 May 2011, in three parts. It is an adaptation of Cloudstreet, an award-winning novel by Australian author Tim ...
Style: captivating, uplifting, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Plot: working class, starting over, change of luck, family life, family relations, destiny, society, hopes, cause and meaning, foreknowledge, working class family, gambling ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 50s, 20th century, 40s ...
Place: australia
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47%
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, rough, sentimental, emotional, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, ambition, human spirit, family life, athlete's life, society, youth, family drama, parents and children, coming of age, family relations, coming out ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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A Place to Call Home (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A mysterious woman is perched between the harsh legacy of World War II and the hope of a new life in Australia. A sweeping romantic drama set in 1950s rural Australia following the lives of the Blighs, a wealthy and complicated pastoralist family, ...
Style: captivating, emotional, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, love affair, family life, society, love and romance, starting over, social differences, mysterious character, family secret, forbidden love, post war, nurse ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 8.3
 388
Flambards (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 780 min.
Story: In the early 1900s in England, young Christina is orphaned and goes to live with her Uncle Russell, who owns the country estate of Flambards, and has two sons. Mark, the elder, is a wastrel, a roue and, like his father, loves to hunt. The younger ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war one, couple relations, parents and children, countryside, siblings relations, fall in love, family life, social differences, family relations, uneducated, estate, society ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Astronaut Wives Club (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Based on the book by Lily Koppel, this 10 episode limited series tells the story of the women who were key players behind some of the biggest events in American history. As America’s astronauts were launched on death-defying missions, Life ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, psychological
Plot: astronaut, relationship vs career, family relations, couples, best friends, ambition, nasa, parents and children, strong female presence, space program, female bonding, supportive spouse ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1950s, 50s, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Wingless Bird (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: On the eve of World War I, Agnes Conway manages both the business and the problems of her troubled family. She finds the strength to break class barriers and help her sister Jessie marry a good boy from a family of dockside toughs. Is she strong ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: rich and poor, world war one, romance, dishonesty, betrayal, love and romance, couples, power relations, family relations, society, master and servant, social differences ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Mama Flora's Family (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on Alex Haley's novel about a black matriarch in the early 20th century, this dramatic miniseries spotlights the struggle for social change. Cicely Tyson stars as Mama Flora, a woman determined to free her children from the bonds of ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, epic, uplifting ...
Plot: family relations, racism, false accusation, interracial relations, society, state affairs, couple relations, suburban life, discrimination, family business, working class, suburbs ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Behaving Badly (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Behaving Badly is a 1989 British television serial directed by David Tucker. The teleplay by Catherine Heath and Moira Williams is based on Heath's novel of the same name. It was initially broadcast by Channel 4. The series was released on DVD ...
Style: semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, human nature, wooing, infidelity, social differences, suburbs, starting over, suburban life, siblings relations, couple relations, rich and poor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Love in a Cold Climate (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Adaptation of Nancy Mitford's novel.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, witty
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: social differences, looking for love, love triangle, fall in love, eccentric family, unlikely couple, romance, master and servant, wooing, unfulfilled love, infidelity, society ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 540 min.
Story: Young Nicholas Nickleby sets out to make his fortune in order to prevent his mother and sister from depending upon his uncle, Ralph Nicklby. But he finds his first job as master at a Yorkshire school to be cruel, and runs away with one of the ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, boarding school, single parent, friendship, dysfunctional family, rich and poor, family in danger, boarding school life, injustice, power relations, down on your luck, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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South Riding (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Story: Andrew Davies sparkling adaption of Winifred Holtby's acclaimed novel. Insightful, warm and full of memorable characters, South Riding tells a fraught love story and paints a panaromic portrait of a Yorkshire community in the long aftermath of ...
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love affair, human spirit, family relations, society, love and romance, hopes, parents and children, small town, social relations, strong female presence, high school, high school life ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The House of Eliott (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The House of Eliott is a British television series produced and broadcast by the BBC in three series between 1991 and 1994. The series starred Stella Gonet and Louise Lombard as two sisters in 1920s London who establish a dressmaking business and ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, captivating
Plot: fashion, family relations, society, workplace situations, workplace, fashion designer, lifestyle, photographer, ambition, rise to the top, notoriety, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Little Lord Fauntleroy (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
Story: An American boy turns out to be the long-lost heir of a British fortune. He is sent to live with the cold and unsentimental lord who oversees the trust.
Style: touching, uplifting, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, rich and poor, estate, adolescence vs adulthood, family life, social differences, fish out of water, culture clash, master and servant, youth, power relations, rise to the top ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Manions of America (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 290 min.
Story: Film starring David Soul, Kate Mulgrew, Pierce Brosnan
Style: captivating, emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: immigrants, american civil war, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, follow your dream, rise to the top, romance, lovers apart, society, lovers reunited ...
Time: 19th century
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Mill (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Powerful historical drama series, based on the lives of real people, telling the story of young 19th-century apprentices taking their lives into their own hands for the first time.
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: working class, workplace, life is a bitch, society, factory worker, factory, realism, parents and children, family relations, rich and poor, mechanic, workplace situations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
...And the Earth Did Not Swallow Him (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Twelve-year-old Mexican-American Marcos (Jose Alcala) recalls the hardships of the previous year, reflecting on the arduous trek his migrant-worker family made from Texas to the Midwest during harvest season. Along the way, Marcos learns plenty ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: immigrants, coming of age, family relations, youth, life is a bitch, misfit, society, hopes, bittersweet, interracial relations, innocence lost, social differences ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: minnesota, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 6.3
 316
Princess Daisy (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 190 min.
Story: The lovely Daisy is the daughter of a Russian prince and an American movie star. After her parents are killed, she flees from her half-brother Ram. She fights her way to the top of the modeling profession and falls in love with a company president. ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: rape, twins, aristocrat, incest, siblings relations, city life, twentysomething life, death in the family, fall in love, against the odds, urban, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 70s, 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, touching, realistic, sincere, sentimental
Plot: family drama, farm, sugarcane, family relations, parents and children, power relations, life turned upside down, interracial relations, social relations, society, single parent, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.0
 950
Granite Flats (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: It's the 1960s. The height of the Cold War. The rural town of Granite Flats, Colorado, suddenly becomes a hotbed for mystery and intrigue. Almost a year after Hershel Jenkins was released from jail, mystery is still a permanent resident in ...
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, captivating
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, amateur detective, mysterious place, crimes, family relations, youth, dishonesty, cold war, society, small town, conspiracy ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
 269
Jewel (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the 1940s a 40-year-old woman with five healthy children gives birth to a girl with Down's syndrome.
Style: serious, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: disability, family relations, family life, family problems, social relations, couples, society, couple relations, youth, babies and infants, small town, small town life ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 60s, 1960s
Place: mississippi, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Jumpin' at the Boneyard (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Manny tries to get his crack addict brother, Danny, to clean up.
Style: gloomy, touching, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: drug addiction, heroin, unemployment, against the odds, self discovery, addiction, drug abuse, family life, family relations, siblings relations, life is a bitch, going straight ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 3K
The Last Don (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 258 min.
Story: Sprawling Mario Puzo novel about an Italian family of gangsters draws the inevitable comparison to "The Godfather", but does find its own direction. Headed by Don Domenico Clericuzio, the family executes a rival gang on the night of the ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, atmospheric, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, family relations, rivalry, crimes, honeymoon, mafia, daughter, organized crime, grandson, graphic violence, hate, urban ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian, family relations, parents and children, urban, strong female presence, designer, family life, siblings relations, gays and lesbians, gender, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Brooklyn Bridge (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Brooklyn Bridge is an American television program which aired on CBS between 1991 and 1993. It is about a Jewish American family living in Brooklyn in the middle 1950s. The premise was partially based on the childhood of executive producer and ...
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, humorous
Plot: coming of age, family relations, jewish, jewish family, friends, social misfits, social differences, misfit, social relations, family life, society, youth ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1956
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 308
A Simple Heart (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Unable to forget her first love, Félicité, a simple and kind maid, devotes herself completely to her new master, Mathilde Aubain. As the passing of time doesn't heal her wounds, she gives love to all those who surround her: Mathilde's ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hopes, social differences, friendship, family relations, family life, unfulfilled love, introspection, friends, power relations, master and servant, servant, bittersweet ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Young and the Restless (1973)
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: sentimental, realistic, serious, emotional, saga
Plot: family relations, family life, infidelity, couple relations, intrigue, rivalry, family problems, social differences, love triangle, power relations, couples, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 70s, 80s ...
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Master of the Game (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 413 min.
Story: Elderly Kate Blackwell looks back at her family's life beginning with her Scottish father Jamie McGregor's journey to South Africa to make his fortune in diamonds. The family history is littered with revenge, lust, betrayal, manipulation, ...
Style: family saga, serious, realistic, captivating, epic
Plot: manipulations, intrigue, rivalry, rise to the top, dishonesty, betrayal, vengeance, family life, family relations, catastrophe, manipulation, twin sister
Time: 19th century
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Great Expectations (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Charles Dickens' classic tale of Pip, a poor orphan who befriends an escaped convict and who grows up in the company of a bitter old woman, Miss Havisham, and her haughty young ward, Estella. Pip learns the rewards of both vindictiveness and ...
Style: contemplative, serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: rich and poor, generosity, power relations, family relations, boarding school life, destiny, unfulfilled love, teaching the ways of the world, social differences, haunted by the past, obsession, humble ...
Time: victorian, 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%