Movies and TV shows like Big Love

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Big Love (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The story of Bill Henrickson and his life in suburban Salt Lake City, balancing the needs of his three wives -- Barb, Nicki and Margene-- their seven kids, three new houses and the opening of his newest hardware store. When disturbing news arrives about Bill's father, he is forced to reconnect with his polygamist parents who live on a fundamentalist compound in rural Utah.
Style: serious, talky, offbeat, realistic
Plot: polygamy, mormon, pregnancy, marriage, verbal byplay, couple relations, eccentric family, working class, religions or cults, family life, society, couples, family relations, buddies, parents and children, friends, shopping, family tradition, family values, anti conformity, housewife, unconventional method, family secret, double life, owner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: utah, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sentimental films and TV series with plots about family relations, parents and children, couples, couple relations, family life, family problems and marriage mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Big Love: Lucky 7 (2013), Satisfaction (2014), Soul Food (2000), Any Day Now (1998), Olive Kitteridge (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Lucky 7 (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: What would you do if you won the lottery? How would it change your life? Follow a group of seven gas station employees in Queens, New York, who have been chipping into a lottery pool for years, never thinking they'd actually win. They need to ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, based on british tv series
Plot: lottery, workplace situations, life turned upside down, gas station, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, working class, society, workplace, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Satisfaction (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: A provocative drama that explores modern marriage at its midpoint. Through the lens of one couple, Neil Truman and his wife, Grace, this series answers the question, “What do you do when having it all is not enough?” by delving into their ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, tense
Plot: marriage, infidelity, crumbling marriage, couple relations, dysfunctional marriage, under the surface, unfulfillment, couples, dishonesty, family problems, casual sex, marital problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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94%
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Soul Food (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Soul Food: The Series is a television drama that aired Wednesday nights on Showtime from June 28, 2000 to May 26, 2004. Created by filmmaker George Tillman, Jr. and developed for television by Felicia D. Henderson, Soul Food is based upon ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Plot: black family, siblings relations, family life, hopes, family relations, human spirit, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, couples, parents separation, family feud ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 8.4
 569
Any Day Now (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Any Day Now is an American drama series that aired on the Lifetime network from 1998 to 2002. The show stars Annie Potts and Lorraine Toussaint, who are best friends despite the difference in their races. The show's title is taken from the ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female friendship, civil rights, best friends, interracial relations, social issues, friends, coming of age, couple relations, friendship, parents and children, society, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 60s, 1990s ...
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Olive Kitteridge (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 239 min.
Story: The story focuses on a middle-school math teacher Olive and her relationship with Henry which spans 25 years over the four parts. It is based on Elizabeth Strout’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: parents and children, dysfunctional family, small town life, elderly, family, family relations, couple relations, couples, small town, loneliness, mental illness, mentor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa, maine, california
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83%
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Lone Star (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Lone Star is an American drama television series which originally ran on Fox from September 20, 2010 to September 27, 2010, airing Monday nights at 9 pm ET/PT. Fox announced Lone Star's cancellation on September 28, 2010 after two low-rated ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: cheating, love triangle, hidden identity, betrayal, oil industry, parents and children, suburbs, cons and scams, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Brothers & Sisters (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Brothers & Sisters is an American television drama series that centers on the Walker family and their lives in Pasadena, California. The series premiered on ABC on September 24, 2006, and aired its final episode on May 8, 2011. It aired, for its ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: widow widower, family business, mistress, lawyer, parents and children, siblings relations, death of father, family drama, family life, couples, family relations, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pasadena california
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82%
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Swingtown (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: This period and relationship drama takes viewers back to the 1970s for a look at suburban households testing the murky waters of sexual revolution following swingers throughout open marriages, "key parties" and other swingers extravaganzas.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, stylized
Plot: mate swapping, couples, family relations, neighbor, innocence lost, couple relations, family life, suburbs, fish out of water, society, parents and children, culture clash ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Tyler Perry's If Loving You Is Wrong (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, single parent, marriage, friendship, singleness, hopes, family relations, starting over, couple relations, looking for love, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Sisters (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sisters is an Emmy Award-winning television drama which aired on NBC for six seasons, from 1991 to 1996. The series was created by Ron Cowen and Daniel Lipman, who also created the Showtime series Queer as Folk and wrote the acclaimed Emmy and ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: phone sex, family life, siblings relations, sibling relationship, family relations, parents and children, gender, couples, family problems, snobbism, in-laws, housewife ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Electrick Children (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Electrick Children tells the story of Rachel, a rambunctious girl from a polygamist colony in southern Utah. On Rachel’s 15th birthday, she finds a forbidden cassette tape. Having never seen anything like it before, Rachel plays the cassette tape, ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: pregnancy, arranged marriage, teenage life, religions or cults, youth, track down, innocence lost, self discovery, parents and children, coming of age, society, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, year 1996
Place: nevada, utah, las vegas, usa
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64%
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The Slap (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A family drama that explodes from one small incident where a man slaps another couple's misbehaving child. This seemingly minor domestic dispute pulls the family apart, exposes long-held secrets, and ignites a lawsuit that challenges the core ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic
Plot: family in crisis, suburbs, suburban life, domestic violence, family problems, social relations, crumbling marriage, couple relations, friendship, infidelity, dysfunctional family, under the surface ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Client List (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Riley Parks delicately balances two starkly different lives -- one as a single mom in a conservative town struggling to provide for her family and the other as a savvy and ambitious businesswoman working with a rowdy, sexy and unpredictable group of ...
Style: serious, sentimental, sexual, realistic, touching ...
Plot: single mother, prostitute, single parent, parent child relationship, workplace, family problems, family relations, parents and children, sexual relations, society, family values, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Dirty Sexy Money (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The Darling family's obscene wealth and enormous power makes them easy targets for their rivals, enemies, and the tabloids. Patriarch Tripp uses his money and influence to shield his five adult children from the prying eyes of the world. As ...
Style: sexual, serious, talky, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: lawyer, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, dishonesty, legal, family problems, family relations, power relations, dedicated lawyer, master and servant, intrigue, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Hit & Miss (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: An assassin with a secret, Mia's life is changed forever by a letter from her ex.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, offbeat ...
Plot: hitman, transsexual, hidden identity, village, single mother, lgbt, outlaw, life turned upside down, crimes, deadly, gender, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, realistic, touching, sincere, sentimental
Plot: family drama, sugarcane, farm, life turned upside down, family relations, interracial relations, society, parents and children, power relations, social relations, single parent, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Blue (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Blue is a mother with a secret life. She'll do anything to keep it from her son. But her past has other plans.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: prostitute, single parent, dishonesty, family relations, parents and children, family problems, protecting from truth, sexuality, double life, financial problem
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Political Animals (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 360 min.
Story: Political Animals is a six-part miniseries. Elaine Barrish's husband Bud was a popular President of the United States during the 1990s despite his extramarital affairs. After leaving the White House, Elaine Barrish was elected Governor of ...
Style: clever, talky, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: politics, divorce, president, reporter, white house, state affairs, family relations, journalism, parents and children, ambition, media, private vs public ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Street (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Street is a British television drama series created by Jimmy McGovern and produced by Granada Television for the BBC. The series follows the lives of various residents of an unnamed street in Manchester and features an all-star cast including ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, gloomy
Plot: couple relations, small town, family life, working class, neighbor, small town life, dull life, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, family relations, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, northern england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Slap (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Slap is a bold, provocative television drama series that forensically examines the mores and morality of contemporary middleclass life. Based on Christos Tsiolkas’ bestselling novel, this 8–part drama serial traces the shattering ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, biting
Plot: suburban life, suburbs, social relations, introspection, couple relations, friendship, parents and children, family life, society, couples, family relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
John from Cincinnati (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: In Imperial Beach, California, the Yosts—a dysfunctional family of surfers—intersect with two new arrivals to the community: a dim-but-wealthy surfing enthusiast and man spurned by the Yosts years ago.
Style: feel good, serious, realistic, atmospheric, offbeat
Plot: surfing, dysfunctional family, single parent, family business, family life, store, family relations, mysterious character, redemption, friendship, celebrity culture, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, beverly hills, usa, san diego california, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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 ⇓
55%
Wicked Wicked Games (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Wicked Wicked Games is a telenovela that debuted on December 6, 2006 on the American television network MyNetworkTV. Twentieth Television produced 63 episodes to air weekdays. The limited-run serial was directed by Terry Cunningham, Dennis Dimster, ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: betrayal, intrigue, manipulations, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, obsession, dishonesty, rivalry, couples, family relations, infidelity, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Cleaner (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After hitting rock-bottom from his own addictions during the birth of his twins, William Banks strikes a tentative deal with God. In exchange for a second chance, he vows to kick his addictions and dedicate his life to helping others. Now, along ...
Style: serious, realistic, uplifting
Plot: addiction, going straight, recovery, hopes, life is a bitch, society, rescue, human nature, family life, family relations, power relations, belief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Black Box (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Catherine Black is a world-famous neurologist at the state-of-the-art medical institution known as "The Cube". Catherine is brilliant, beautiful, and at the top of her game, though she's hiding a secret of her own: she's bipolar. ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, touching
Plot: mental illness, workplace situations, neurosurgeon, mental disorders, couple relations, couples, family relations, workplace, manic, therapy, surgery, treatment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Cane (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Cane is an American television drama created by Cynthia Cidre, who also served as executive producer alongside Jonathan Prince, Jimmy Iovine and Polly Anthony. The pilot was directed by Christian Duguay. The show chronicled the lives and internal ...
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, gloomy, rough ...
Plot: family business, cuban american, family feud, rise to the top, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, ambition, rivalry, family relations, power relations, immigrants ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
I'll Take Manhattan (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 375 min.
Story: Maxi Amberville tries to save the magazine empire her father built, but her treacherous uncle stands in her way.
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, inheritance, parents and children, lovers reunited, dishonesty, family in crisis, love and romance, unfulfillment, betrayal, pregnancy, crumbling marriage, family business ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, england, europe, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian, gays and lesbians, gender, love and romance, urban, family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, designer, lifestyle, lesbianism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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 ⇓
45%
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Mind Games (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Clark and Ross Edwards are brothers and partners in a unique agency committed to solving clients’ problems using the hard science of psychological manipulation. Clark is a former professor and a world-renowned expert in the field of human ...
Style: offbeat, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: prodigy, manipulations, manipulation, sibling relationship, mental disorders, mind game, siblings relations, workplace situations, partners, family relations, workplace, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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