Movies and TV shows like Beauty and the Beast 1987

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Beauty and the Beast (1987)
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Beauty and the Beast (1987)
Genre: Crime, Fantasy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Beauty and the Beast is an American drama series which first aired on CBS in 1987. Creator Ron Koslow's updated version of the fairy tale has a double focus: the relationship between Vincent, a mythic, noble man-beast, and Catherine, a savvy Assistant District Attorney in New York; and a secret Utopian community of social outcasts living in a subterranean sanctuary. Through an empathetic bond, Vincent senses Catherine's emotions, and becomes her guardian.
Style: touching, atmospheric, serious, captivating, emotional
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, beast, culture clash, secret society, the underworld, unlikely couple, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, legends and myths, danger, physical appearance, society, urban, couples, imaginary, social misfits, opposites attract, introspection, district attorney, imaginary character, interspecies romance, beauty and the beast, outcast, assistant district attorney
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and sentimental films and TV series with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, fall in love, couple relations, family relations and society mostly in Drama, Romance and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Beauty and the Beast: Outlander (2014), Beastly (2011), The Beauty Inside (2012), Aurora (2010), The Brown Girls (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Outlander (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743, where she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened. When she is forced to marry Jamie, a chivalrous and ...
Style: captivating, stylized, exciting, serious, sentimental
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: time travel, love affair, life turned upside down, fall in love, adventure, danger, love and romance, escapades, true love, love triangle, rivalry, romance ...
Time: 18th century, year 1945, 20th century, 1940s
Place: scotland, scottish highlands, europe, britain, united kingdom
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Beastly (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A curse transforms a handsome and arrogant young man into everything he detests in this contemporary retelling of Beauty and the Beast. Wealthy Kyle Kingson has everything a teenager could want in life, but he still gets off on humiliating the ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic, modern fairy tale, captivating, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, fall in love, love, love and romance, beast, teenage love, true love, popularity, high school hunk, physical appearance, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Beauty and the Beast (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Catherine Chandler is a smart, no-nonsense homicide detective. When she was a teenager, she witnessed the murder of her mother at the hands of two gunmen and herself was saved by someone – or something. Years have passed and while ...
Style: touching, sentimental, fairy tale, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: beast, superhuman powers, female detective, opposites attract, love and romance, impossible love, unlikely couple, monster, fall in love, couples, ex soldier, super soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Beauty Inside (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: The story of "The Beauty Inside" is the story of a guy named Alex who wakes up every day as a different person. He is always the same person on the inside but on the outside he is somebody else. When he meets Leah and falls in love ...
Style: touching, surreal, sentimental, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: physical appearance, romance, true love, fall in love, switching roles, supernatural, bittersweet, imaginary, love and romance, supernatural romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Aurora (2010)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Aurora is a Spanish-language telenovela produced by the United States–based television network Telemundo. Telemundo aired this serial from November 1, 2010 to May 20, 2011. As with most of its other telenovelas, the network broadcasts English ...
Style: emotional, twists and turns, captivating, psychological, sentimental ...
Plot: love triangle, romance, fall in love, couple relations, friendship, couples, family relations, rivalry, crimes, society, sleeping, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
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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
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37%
Tbilisi, I Love You (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Georgia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Following "Paris, Je t'aime" "New York,I Love You" and "Rio, Eu Te Amo" “Tbilisi, I Love You” has become the next film in the “Cities of Love” franchise.
Style: touching, captivating, sexy, atmospheric, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, love affair, friendship, romance, couples, couple relations, fall in love, city life, sexual relations, sexual content, love and romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tbilisi, georgia (former ussr)
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37%
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Passion Play (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An angel under the thumb of a ruthless gangster is saved by a trumpet player down on his luck.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, uplifting, touching ...
Plot: angel, musician, redemption, fall in love, love affair, romance, danger, unlikely couple, desert, down on your luck, wings, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: los angeles, usa
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35%
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The Bedford Diaries (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Bedford Diaries is an American television series that premiered March 29, 2006 on The WB and concluded its first season on May 10, 2006. It was canceled on May 18, 2006. The series was created by Tom Fontana and Julie Martin. A week prior to ...
Style: emotional, touching, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: college, couples, love and romance, romance, youth, society, young adult, interracial relations, sex
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Billy & Billie (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Billy & Billie centers on two young adults as they fall in love. They face the usual barrage of attention from their friends and family, and the normal anxieties that come at the start of a new relationship-all further complicated by the fact ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, emotional
Plot: stepbrother stepsister relationship, family relations, eccentric family, fall in love, forbidden love, step siblings, couples, love and romance, romance, family problems, society, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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35%
Old Fashioned (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A romantic-drama, OLD FASHIONED centers on Clay Walsh, a former frat boy who gives up his carousing and now runs an antique shop in a small Midwestern college town. There, he has become notorious for his lofty and outdated theories on love and ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, uplifting, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, opposites attract, couple relations, friendship, fall in love, couples, introspection, romance, hopes, friends, small town, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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34%
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Scarlett (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Austria
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: The greatest love story ever told began with Gone with the Wind and continues in this sweeping epic sequel, as Scarlett, Rhett and a host of unforgettable characters go from tragedy to triumph in an action-packed saga of international scope
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, romance, parents and children, couples, couple relations, society, family relations, infidelity, fall in love, civil war, star crossed lovers, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: europe, ireland, london, england, atlanta ...
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32%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Yabancı Damat, is a popular Turkish TV series distributed by Erler Film with 106 episodes in total. It deals with the relationship between a young Greek man Niko and a Turkish girl Nazlı, and the problems encountered in an intercultural marriage. ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Plot: culture clash, unlikely couple, love affair, parents and children, family relations, romance, meet the parents, couples, disorder, fall in love, couple relations, urban ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Felicity (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Felicity Porter decides to follow her long time crush to college in New York City.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, talky
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: college, love triangle, love and romance, adulthood, couples, college life, looking for love, coming of age, romance, youth, lifestyle, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Pasión de Gavilanes (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Colombia, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Pasión de Gavilanes is a Colombian telenovela that ran for 188 episodes, from 2003 to 2004. Written by Julio Jiménez, it was produced by RTI Colombia in conjunction with the Telemundo network and with the participation of Caracol TV company. In ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, disturbing, romantic ...
Plot: life turned upside down, fall in love, unlikely couple, siblings relations, family relations, romance, vengeance, love and romance, couple relations, older man younger woman relationship, love story, male female relationship ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 ⇓
31%
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Peter and Vandy (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Flashbacks and flash-forwards illustrate the rise and fall of a love affair between two New Yorkers.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, non-linear
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, love affair, fall in love, lifestyle, love and romance, couple relations, sexual content, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, breakup, unfulfillment, romance, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
India: A Love Story (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
TV show
Story: The daughter of a traditional, rich Indian family falls in love for a Dalit, and "untouchable" man.
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, uplifting, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: culture clash, romance, forbidden love, couples, family problems, social differences, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, parents and children, lovers apart, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, brazil, latin america, taj mahal ...
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30%
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North & South (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 235 min.
TV show
Story: North & South is a British television drama serial, produced by the BBC and originally broadcast in four episodes on BBC One in November and December 2004. It follows the story of Margaret Hale, a young woman from southern England who has to ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: initially antagonists, social differences, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, rich and poor, prejudice, unlikely couple, love affair, romance, young woman, pride and honor ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era, 1850s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Wedding Dress (2001)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Hannah Pinkham's fiancé writes he's finally shipping home, her mother makes a fairy tale wedding dress, but while she's fitting it the knock on the door is not him, but the dreaded officer-messenger. Years later she sends it to ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, uplifting, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, young lovers, couple relations, tragic love, true love, dream come true, couples, romance, lifestyle, love, wedding, male female relationship ...
Place: usa
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30%
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Jane Eyre (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 230 min.
TV show
Story: In this version of Charlotte Brontë's novel, Jane Eyre (Georgie Henley), a poor relation in the household of her aunt, Mrs. Reed (Tara FitzGerald) is despatched into the care of the callous Mr Brocklehurst at his school at Lowood. As a young ...
Style: touching, gothic, gloomy, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: rich and poor, love affair, couple relations, unlikely couple, estate, love and romance, fall in love, looking for love, social differences, romance, family secret, love story ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1930s, 18th century
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Children of a Lesser God (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: James is a new speech teacher at a school for the deaf. He falls for Sarah, a pupil who decided to stay on at the school rather than venture into the big bad world. She shuns him at first, refusing to read his lips and only using signs. Will her ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, uplifting, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sign language, teacher, romance, disability, deafness, couple relations, couples, communication problem, opposites attract, love and romance, love, deaf ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, maine
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29%
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Loving Leah (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A handsome Washington, D.C. doctor and a young New York woman fall in love at an unusual time...after they get married. Leah Lever is married to an Orthodox rabbi, Benjamin Lever, whose brother, Jake is a successful cardiologist and a non-practicing ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, captivating, touching
Audience: chick flick
Plot: marriage of convenience, romance, couples, religions or cults, society, death in the family, cardiologist, love and romance, fall in love, family tradition, family relations, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Watercolors of Love (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
TV show
Story: Daphne and Gabriel cross paths again, 15 years after being separated by a frame from her grandfather. The rapprochement, however, jeopardizes the plans of the shrew, Judith.
Style: emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, couple relations, family problems, love and romance, rich and poor, couples, social differences, family relations, fall in love, society, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Love at the Thanksgiving Day Parade (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: As Chicago gears up for its annual Thanksgiving Day parade, Emily Jones, an eager parade coordinator is shocked when Henry Williams, a wealthy new development consultant, is brought in to analyze the parade's finances.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: thanksgiving, romance, couples, opposites attract, reluctant partners, partners, unlikely couple, fall in love, love and romance, christmas, kiss, car driving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Find Yourself (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A determined entrepreneur navigates a love triangle between a young charmer and an older executive, leading her down an unconventional path to love.
Style: touching, romantic, feel good, semi serious
Plot: love triangle, career woman, female protagonist, society, looking for love, relationship vs career, love and romance, age difference, unlikely couple, friendship, romance, older woman younger man relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Ryan's Hope (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ryan's Hope is an American soap opera created by Claire Labine and Paul Avila Mayer, originally airing for 13 years on ABC from July 7, 1975 to January 13, 1989. It revolved around the trials and tribulations within a large Irish-American ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
Plot: family business, working class, family life, family relations, bar, friends, hopes, society, sergeant, irish american, liberal
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%