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Footballers' Wives (2002)
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Footballers' Wives (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: Footballers' Wives is a British television drama surrounding the fictional Premier League Association football club Earls Park F.C., its players, and their wives. It was broadcast on the ITV network from 8 January 2002 to 14 April 2006. The show began with a multi-lateral focus on a variety of different types of relationships explored; however, from the third series onward, the primary focus was on a complex love triangle between Tanya Turner, Amber Gates and Conrad Gates.
Style: stylized, sexy, captivating, realistic, semi serious, sexual
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love affair, rise to the top, ambition, lifestyle, relationship vs career, obsession, womanizer, couples, infidelity, manipulation, sport team, dishonesty, against the rules, soccer, sport, sexual relations, adultery, husband wife relationship, family relations, drowning, blackmail, scandal, love and romance, workplace romance, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and sexy films and TV series with plots about couples, dishonesty, love and romance, infidelity, couple relations, love affair and family relations mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Footballers' Wives: Footballers' Wives: Extra Time (2005), Mistresses (2008), The Affair (2014), The Politician's Husband (2013), An Eye for Beauty (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Footballers' Wives: Extra Time (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Footballers' Wives: Extra Time is a British drama programme. A spin-off of Footballers' Wives, the programme aired on ITV2 for two series. Footballers' Wives: Extra Time aired in the US on BBC America under the title Footballers' ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, emotional, sexy
Plot: lifestyle, relationship vs career, intrigue, ambition, rise to the top, couple relations, couples, manipulation, sport team, social relations, television
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Mistresses (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Follows the lives of four female friends and their involvement in an array of marital and extramarital relationships.
Style: sexy, serious, witty, touching, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love affair, infidelity, lifestyle, friendship, couples, lesbian, mistress, dishonesty, female friendship, thirtysomething life, single woman, desire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
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The Affair (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Affair explores the emotional effects of an extramarital relationship between Noah Solloway and Alison Lockhart after the two meet in the resort town of Montauk in Long Island. Noah is a New York City schoolteacher with one novel published (book ...
Style: psychological, emotional, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, adultery, husband wife relationship, life turned upside down, sex scene, strong sexual content, family problems, parents and children, love affair, dishonesty, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Politician's Husband (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Aiden Hoynes is a senior cabinet minister who has always put his career before family, with the support of Freya, his devoted wife and mother to their two young children. But when Freya's own political career takes off and threatens to ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, tense, psychological ...
Plot: politics, betrayal, relationship vs career, political intrigue, ambition, family, blind ambition, state affairs, couples, husband wife relationship, career woman, politician ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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An Eye for Beauty (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An architect and his wife see their relationship challenged.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: extramarital affair, infidelity, sexual relations, life turned upside down, love affair, love and romance, couple relations, dishonesty, strong sexual content, love triangle, adultery, architect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, montreal, quebec, toronto ontario canada
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69%
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Vanity Fair (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray's novel. The first colour production from the BBC.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: manipulation, satire, life turned upside down, couples, power relations, dishonesty, blind ambition, love and romance, romance, rise to the top, society, ambition ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Sex, Lies & Obsession (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A high-school drama teacher struggles to keep her family together after she discovers her husband's sexual addiction.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, prostitute, obsession, love affair, addiction, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, dishonesty, family problems, family relations, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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White Heat (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A story about a group of seven London-based students from 1965 to the present day.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized
Plot: society, lifestyle, friends, love affair, social relations, love and romance, destiny, friendship, group of friends, ethnic diversity, flatmate, father son relationship ...
Time: 60s, 21st century, 20th century, 80s, 90s ...
Place: england, europe, london
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Wicked Wicked Games (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, intrigue, family relations, manipulation, infidelity, couples, obsession, parents and children, family business, revenge, businesswoman, blackmail ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, california
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66%
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InSearchOf (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sex is why we're all here. Power. Love. Sex. We're all looking for something. Ten characters each of whose lust sends them on a journey of discovery - sometimes decadent - spearhead the narrative threads in this unconventional American ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sexy, sexual
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 72
Bitter Sweet (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 64 min.
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Style: erotic, touching, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: cheating wife, unhappy wife, couples, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, infidelity, betrayal, sexual relations, erotica, womanizer, sex scene ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Anna Karenina (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
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Time: 19th century
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65%
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Satisfaction (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, psychological ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 416 min.
TV show
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TV show
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Country: Switzerland
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: realistic, sexy, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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TV show
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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TV show
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Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, captivating, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Politician's Wife (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 185 min.
TV show
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Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological ...
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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The Grand (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Grand is a British television drama series first broadcast on ITV in 1997–1998. It was written by Russell T Davies and set in a hotel in Manchester in the 1920s. There are two series: eight episodes in the first series were broadcast from 4 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Married/Unmarried (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sincere, semi serious
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62%
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The Slap (2015)
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Country: USA
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TV show
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62%
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Country: Australia
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TV show
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62%
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 55K
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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Style: sexy, realistic, stylized, disturbing, sexual ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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Style: biting, realistic, semi serious, twists and turns, captivating ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Martin Chuzzlewit (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 385 min.
TV show
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Style: captivating, realistic, serious, stylized
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Mrs Biggs (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
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Style: emotional, stylized, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: love and romance, criminal heroes, crimes, family relations, couple relations, love affair, heist, crime and punishment, couples, wanted
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60%
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Skins (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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