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.
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, culture clash, beast, 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, assistant district attorney, secret society, the underworld, beauty and the beast, outcast
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 realistic, touching, serious and sentimental films and TV series with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, couple relations, society and family relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Beauty and the Beast: Outlander (2014), Beastly (2011), The Beauty Inside (2012), Tbilisi, I Love You (2014), 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.
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, danger, adventure, love and romance, true love, rivalry, romance, love triangle, imaginary ...
Time: 18th century, year 1945, 20th century, 1940s
Place: scotland, scottish highlands, europe, britain
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100%
 5.6
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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, touching, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, love, curses spells and rituals, physical appearance, beast, youth, love and romance, teenage love, fall in love, popularity, true love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Beauty and the Beast (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
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, captivating, suspenseful, serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: beast, opposites attract, female detective, love and romance, superhuman powers, unlikely couple, heroes, couples, fall in love, impossible love, experiment, monster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Beauty Inside (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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, sentimental, emotional, captivating, contemplative ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, physical appearance, true love, fall in love, switching roles, supernatural, bittersweet, love and romance, imaginary, supernatural romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, sexy, captivating, atmospheric, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, friendship, couple relations, romance, fall in love, culture clash, couples, city life, sexual relations, sexual content, love and romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tbilisi, georgia (former ussr)
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Brown Girls (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 480 min.
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, saga, realistic
Plot: love affair, romance, culture clash, couple relations, family life, strong female presence, society, parents and children, siblings relations, village, bittersweet, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, uplifting, serious, touching ...
Plot: musician, angel, redemption, fall in love, love affair, danger, romance, unlikely couple, desert, down on your luck, wings, captivity ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Billy & Billie (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, emotional, serious, captivating
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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, humorous, realistic, sentimental, uplifting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, couple relations, couples, opposites attract, fall in love, friendship, romance, introspection, hopes, friends, haunted by the past, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 3K
Scarlett (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Austria
Duration: 360 min.
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, stylized, captivating, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, love and romance, couple relations, parents and children, couples, 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, georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
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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: realistic, emotional, touching, captivating, serious
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: love triangle, friendship, small town, coming of age, teenage life, couple relations, high school life, self discovery, romance, couples, introspection, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Hitched for the Holidays (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A couple of single adults agree to pose as each others significant other throughout the holidays to keep their meddling families from harassing them, only to find that their feelings for each other are real.
Style: realistic, captivating, touching, emotional, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, couple relations, romance, couples, fall in love, family relations, holiday, family gatherings, love and romance, singleness, pretend relationship, hanukkah
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, fall in love, love affair, lifestyle, love and romance, sexual content, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, breakup, romance, unfulfillment, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 8.3
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Jane Eyre (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 230 min.
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, atmospheric, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, love affair, rich and poor, fall in love, unlikely couple, love and romance, estate, looking for love, social differences, romance, love story, family secret ...
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Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Felicity (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: sentimental, touching, talky, realistic, serious
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: college, love and romance, adulthood, couples, love triangle, college life, looking for love, coming of age, lifestyle, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 8.6
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 235 min.
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Style: sincere, touching, serious, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: social differences, couple relations, love and romance, initially antagonists, fall in love, prejudice, romance, rich and poor, pride and honor, love affair, unlikely couple, young woman ...
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Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, family relations, couples, love and romance, intrigue, love affair, americana, couple relations, family life, marriage, divorce, power ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 70s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.8
 169
Milan (2004)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Loving husband Lino is on a mission: His wife, who works as a domestic in Milan, is missing and he's determined to find her. To do so, he enters Italy illegally and takes cover as one of the hundreds of Filipino migrant workers wh make their ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: missing person, fall in love, infidelity, dangerous attraction, couple relations, society, romance, couples, love and romance, female director, naivete
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, the philippines, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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India: A Love Story (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
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, forbidden love, romance, couples, family problems, social differences, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, society, fall in love, lovers apart ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, brazil, latin america, mumbai india ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: thanksgiving, romance, couples, opposites attract, reluctant partners, partners, unlikely couple, fall in love, love and romance, christmas, vomiting, car driving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Slow Dancing in the Big City (1978)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An aging out of shape reporter falls for a pretty but seriously ill ballerina.
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, sentimental, touching
Plot: ballerina, unlikely couple, dancer's life, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, urban, terminal illness, city life, fall in love, relationship vs career, doctors and patients, follow your dream ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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, romance, disability, deafness, couple relations, man-woman relation, couples, communication problem, opposites attract, love and romance, love, deaf ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new england, usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.0
 13K
At First Sight (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A blind man has an operation to regain his sight at the urging of his girlfriend and must deal with the changes to his life.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, bittersweet, sexual content, couples, couple relations, fall in love, resort, starting over, hopes, love and romance, blindness, love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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 6.1
 8K
Bed of Roses (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The seeds of love are planted when Lisa, a high-powered investment banker, receives flowers from a secret admirer. But when his fairy-tale fantasies clash with her workaholic ways, they soon find out that sometimes, it's harder than it seems ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: florist, family relations, romance, wooing, workaholic, couples, love and romance, starting over, hopes, opposites attract, couple relations, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.1
 2K
Amira & Sam (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sam, a soldier who had served in Afghanistan and Iraq, meets Amira when he visits her uncle, Bassam, who had served as Sam's Iraqi translator. Bassam and Sam have a special bond due to their time together in the war. Initially Amira does not ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: interracial romance, immigrants, veteran, interracial relations, life is a bitch, culture clash, forbidden love, fall in love, opposites attract, unlikely couple, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, iraq, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.0
 398
Class (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Preppy and wealthy Whitt Sheffield is in his last semester of law school when a professor assigns him to act as an advocate for a young, single mother who needs help finding - and keeping - a job. Whitt, whose snooty father wants Whitt to follow him ...
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, psychological, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, law student, fall in love, romance, couples, rich and poor, parents and children, society, law school, lawyers and clients, lawyer, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
At the Midnight Hour (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Wealthy widower Richard Keaton engages young widow Elizabeth 'Liz' Guinness as the 4th consecutive nanny for his pre-teen, equally science-devoted son Andrew, with instructions to disturb neither. She learns of mother Alycia's fatal ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sentimental, atmospheric
Plot: unlikely couple, love and romance, dealing with death, nanny, romance, couple relations, fall in love, boss and employee, parents and children, love affair, family relations, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.1
 389
Ryan's Hope (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: working class, family business, family life, bar, family relations, friends, hopes, society, sergeant, irish american, liberal
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 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 ⇓
19%
 4.6
 134
One Night (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Fifteen New Yorkers go into a Friday night unaware of the fact that their lives are about to change.
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, lifestyle, couples, dishonesty, love and romance, romance, infidelity, couple relations, nightclub, meaning of life, male female relationship, multiple storylines ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%