Movies and TV shows like Dallas

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Dallas (1978)
 7.0
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Dallas (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The world's first mega-soap, and one of the most popular ever produced, Dallas had it all. Beautiful women, expensive cars, and men playing Monopoly with real buildings. Famous for one of the best cliffhangers in TV history, as the world asked "Who shot J.R.?" A slow-burner to begin with, Dallas hit its stride in the 2nd season, with long storylines and expert character development. Dallas ruled the airwaves in the 1980's.
Style: serious, realistic, melancholic, uplifting, non-linear, captivating, family saga, surprise ending, cliffhanger
Plot: intrigue, family feud, presumed dead, family relations, family business, oil industry, couple relations, rich and poor, parents and children, ambition, mogul, hypocrisy, uninhibited rivalry, americana, ranch, mistress, husband wife relationship, cowboy hat, devotion, long lost brother, family problems, couples, dishonesty, makeover, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, medical school, southern usa, dallas texas, united states

Most similar movies to Dallas

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and sentimental films and TV series with plots about family relations, parents and children, couples, couple relations, intrigue, dishonesty and rivalry mostly in Drama, Romance and Mystery genres. Some movies like Dallas: Dynasty (1981), Falcon Crest (1981), Knots Landing (1979), The Young and the Restless (1973), One Life to Live (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dynasty (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: The saga of a wealthy Denver family in the oil business: Blake Carrington, the patriarch; Krystle, his former secretary and wife; his children: Adam, lost in childhood after a kidnapping; Fallon, pampered and spoiled; Steven, openly gay; and Amanda, ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, enigmatic
Plot: intrigue, family business, rivalry, oil, family problems, uninhibited rivalry, family relations, parents and children, wealthy family, blind ambition, couple relations, ambition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 10K
Dallas (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: J.R., Bobby and Sue Ellen Ewing are all back at Southfork, with plenty of secrets, schemes and betrayals in mind. This time, they're joined by the next generation of Ewings, who take ambition and deception to a new level.
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, captivating, talky ...
Plot: family business, betrayal, ranch, parents and children, family secret, family feud, dishonesty, uninhibited rivalry, family relations, rivalry, ambition, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, southern usa, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.2
 3K
Falcon Crest (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Falcon Crest is an American primetime television soap opera which aired on the CBS network for nine seasons, from December 4, 1981 to May 17, 1990. A total of 227 episodes were produced. The series revolves around the feuding factions of the ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: vineyard, couple relations, family relations, family feud, rivalry, family problems, dishonesty, intrigue, workplace, family business, blind ambition, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: realistic, serious
Plot: small town, americana, family life, love affair, couples, love and romance, couple relations, family relations, intrigue, marriage, divorce, best friend ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: serious, emotional, sentimental, realistic
Plot: rivalry, betrayal, power relations, loss of partner, family life, dishonesty, family problems, cult, parents and children, uninhibited rivalry, rich and poor, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 70s, 80s ...
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
One Life to Live (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: emotional, sentimental, serious, sincere, exciting
Plot: friendship, family problems, family life, parents and children, love and romance, couple relations, family feud, family relations, infidelity, borderline personality disorder, abortion, intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 90s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Bold and the Beautiful (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Continuing drama combining romance and intrigue set against the glittering backdrop of Beverly Hills and the American fashion industry.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, sentimental
Plot: fashion, infidelity, society, social differences, family business, betrayal, power relations, family life, loss of partner, dishonesty, lifestyle, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Days of Our Lives (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Horton and Brady broods endure the romantic trials of life in Salem, a Midwestern hamlet filled with evil geniuses, star-crossed lovers and a rich family history.
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, serious
Plot: infidelity, suburbs, family problems, loss of partner, intrigue, loss of daughter, lifestyle, society, family feud, rivalry, unwanted pregnancy, family life ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 60s, 21st century, 20th century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 5.8
 10K
Melrose Place (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Melrose Place is an American primetime soap opera that aired on Fox from July 8, 1992, to May 24, 1999 for seven seasons. It follows the lives of a group of young adults living in a brownstone apartment complex on Melrose Place, in Los Angeles, ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, captivating, sexual
Plot: betrayal, rivalry, advertising, intrigue, couple relations, friends, love affair, neighbor, self fulfillment, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.2
 708
The Colbys (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Colbys is an American prime time soap opera, which originally aired on ABC from November 20, 1985 to March 26, 1987. Produced by Aaron Spelling, it was a spin-off of Dynasty, which had been the highest rated series for the 1984–1985 U.S. ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, exciting, captivating, realistic
Plot: family business, wealthy family, couple relations, uninhibited rivalry, parents and children, love and romance, blind ambition, family relations, dishonesty, couples, rivalry, workplace ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: betrayal, couples, dishonesty, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, manipulations, parents and children, family relations, obsession, intrigue, vengeance, family business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
General Hospital (1963)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Families, friends, enemies and lovers experience life-changing events in the large upstate New York city of Port Charles, which has a busy hospital, upscale hotel, cozy diner and dangerous waterfront frequented by the criminal underworld.
Style: serious, twists and turns, emotional, realistic, captivating
Plot: hospital, parents and children, rivalry, intrigue, family life, dishonesty, family business, siblings relations, manipulations, family in crisis, workplace, favoritism among siblings ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
House of Hancock (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Story: House of Hancock tells the epic true story of the Hancock dynasty and the bizarre love triangle that emerged between Lang, his daughter Gina, and his beautiful Filipina housekeeper Rose.
Style: serious, epic, captivating, realistic
Plot: intrigue, legal, family business, courtroom drama, fall in love, dishonesty, family problems, betrayal, rivalry, family relations, parents and children, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 70s, 60s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.9
 2K
Emmerdale (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The lives of several families in the Yorkshire Dales revolve around a farm and the nearby village. With murders, affairs, lies, deceit, laughter and tears, it's all there in the village.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, melancholic
Plot: village, farm, family problems, family relations, social relations, family, honest, dialogue, parents and children, friendship, lifestyle, rich and poor ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 80s, 70s ...
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 35
Ella (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Years ago, a late nurse's young daughter, Ella, was discredited with stepfather Norbert by his wicked daughter Clio and send off to and exploited by her aunt 'tarantula', her only comfort being the friendship of young Jens. Once 18, ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: favoritism among siblings, hopes, couple relations, parents and children, workplace situations, orphan, dysfunctional family, family problems, couples, love affair, fall in love, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Forsyte Saga (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Adaptation from John Galsworthy's novels.
Style: stylized, serious, epic, realistic, touching ...
Plot: love affair, love and romance, rich and poor, dysfunctional family, intrigue, family problems, couples, couple relations, parents and children, unfulfillment, power relations, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 20th century, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Good Times, Bad Times (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Goede tijden, slechte tijden, also known as GTST, is the longest-running Dutch soap opera, which began on 1 October 1990 on RTL4. The programme was the first daily soap in the Netherlands. The soap is produced by Joop van den Ende and to date over ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: couple relations, family relations, eccentric family, family problems, couples, love affair, family life, love and romance, family in crisis, rivalry, small town, intrigue ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
All My Children (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: All My Children is an American television soap opera that aired on ABC for 41 years, from January 5, 1970 to September 23, 2011, and on The Online Network since April 29, 2013 via Hulu, Hulu Plus, and iTunes. Created by Agnes Nixon, All My Children ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: betrayal, infidelity, love triangle, childhood sweetheart, abortion, family life, couples, family problems, dishonesty, family relations, couple relations, jealous spouse ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 70s, contemporary, 20th century ...
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Brown Girls (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 480 min.
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, captivating
Plot: siblings relations, parents and children, couple relations, village life, social relations, culture clash, romance, family relations, family business, society, love affair, couples ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.0
 811
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: serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: cheating, love triangle, family relations, mogul, pretense, cons and scams, parents and children, gain trust, family life, couple relations, in-laws, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.7
 2K
Providence (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Providence is an American television drama series that aired on NBC starring Melina Kanakaredes. The show ran for five seasons from January 8, 1999 until December 20, 2002.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, atmospheric
Plot: family problems, family life, love and romance, siblings relations, parents and children, living with parents, looking for love, small town life, homecoming, family relations, hometown, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.3
 341
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, serious, realistic
Plot: working class, family business, hopes, family relations, family life, friends, society, bar, irish american, sergeant
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.2
 1K
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: realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: family business, family feud, cuban american, lifestyle, wise man, rise to the top, siblings relations, crimes, family relations, parents and children, traditional versus modern, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Thirtysomething (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Thirtysomething is an American television drama about a group of baby boomers in their late thirties. It was created by Marshall Herskovitz and Edward Zwick for MGM/UA Television Group and The Bedford Falls Company, and aired on ABC. It premiered in ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, stylized, serious ...
Plot: yuppie, friendship, advertising, parenthood, thirtysomething life, parents and children, suburban life, family relations, couple relations, couples, suburbs, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.6
 4K
Neighbours (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Neighbours is an Australian television soap opera. It was first broadcast on the Seven Network on 18 March 1985. It was created by TV executive Reg Watson, who proposed the idea of making a show that focused on realistic stories and portrayed adults ...
Style: sentimental, serious, emotional, sincere, realistic
Plot: infidelity, friendship, unwanted pregnancy, family problems, couples, suburbs, teenage life, family life, fall in love, dishonesty, cafe, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 80s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
 263
Scruples (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 279 min.
Story: The melodramatic story follows the fortunes of three ambitious people: Billy, secretary/wife to an older billionaire, who upon his death starts the Beverly Hills boutique ("Scruples") and pursues film director Vito Orsini. Valentine, a ...
Style: realistic, sexy, sexual, serious
Plot: fashion, betrayal, ambition, prostitute, hollywood, power relations, infidelity, vengeance, love and romance, couple relations, couples, human spirit ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, france, beverly hills, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, realistic, captivating
Plot: astronaut, supportive spouse, space and aliens, relationship vs career, parents and children, family relations, chases and races, americana, couple relations, ambition, best friends, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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, captivating, stylized, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, parents and children, couples, couple relations, family relations, romance, society, infidelity, fall in love, civil war, star crossed lovers, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: europe, ireland, london, england, atlanta georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.7
 140K
Downton Abbey (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
Story: A chronicle of the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the post-Edwardian era—with great events in history having an effect on their lives and on the British social hierarchy.
Style: captivating, serious, tragicomedy, stylized, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: estate, master and servant, aristocracy, love and romance, family relations, family life, high society, countryside, manners, parents and children, inheritance, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 20s, 1920s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
 238
Titans (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Titans is an American prime time soap opera that debuted on October 4, 2000 on NBC. Thirteen episodes were filmed, of which eleven were actually aired. Produced by Aaron Spelling, the series was initially marketed as a "Dynasty for the new ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexual
Audience: girls' night
Plot: betrayal, infidelity, embezzlement, manipulations, down on your luck, love and romance, family relations, romance, dishonesty, couples, enemy, passion ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%