Movies and TV shows like Dallas

If you like "Dallas" you are looking for serious, realistic and melancholic movies or TV shows about / with intrigue, family feud, oil industry, family business, family relations, uninhibited rivalry and presumed dead themes of Drama and Romance genre shot in USA or Canada.
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Dallas (1978)
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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, oil industry, family business, family relations, uninhibited rivalry, presumed dead, ambition, couple relations, parents and children, rich and poor, hypocrisy, ranch, mogul, americana, mistress, husband wife relationship, cowboy hat, devotion, long lost brother, dysfunctional family, sibling rivalry, rivalry, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, southern usa, medical school, 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, dishonesty, rivalry and intrigue 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), The Bold and the Beautiful (1987). 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: serious, captivating, realistic, enigmatic
Plot: intrigue, family business, rivalry, oil, uninhibited rivalry, wealthy family, family problems, family relations, parents and children, ambition, blind ambition, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado
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100%
 6.2
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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: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: vineyard, betrayal, blind ambition, wealthy family, wine, intrigue, uninhibited rivalry, parents and children, family business, ambition, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ 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: serious, stylized, twists and turns, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, ranch, family business, intrigue, oil industry, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, dishonesty, rivalry, family relations, parents and children, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, southern usa, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, intrigue, couple relations, love affair, love and romance, couples, americana, family life, family relations, best friend, power, divorce ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 90s, 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: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: betrayal, intrigue, cult, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, rich and poor, social differences, family life, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 70s, 80s ...
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: fashion, infidelity, betrayal, cult, intrigue, couple relations, love triangle, rich and poor, social differences, family business, family life, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 80s, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: serious, realistic, sexy, captivating, sexual
Plot: betrayal, rivalry, intrigue, neighbor, advertising, manipulations, couple relations, love affair, friends, blind ambition, uninhibited rivalry, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: infidelity, hospital, betrayal, intrigue, couple relations, suburbs, cult, love triangle, family life, suburban life, dishonesty, society ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 60s, 70s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: serious, emotional, sentimental
Plot: suburbs, family problems, family relations, intrigue, couple relations, friendship, infidelity, parents and children, family in crisis, family life, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 60s, 70s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: twists and turns, serious, emotional, realistic, captivating
Plot: hospital, parents and children, intrigue, manipulations, rivalry, siblings relations, family in crisis, family life, dishonesty, family business, cult, family problems ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
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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: exciting, serious, twists and turns, realistic, captivating
Plot: wealthy family, family business, intrigue, uninhibited rivalry, billionaire, playboy, love triangle, rivalry, couples, family relations, blind ambition, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.9
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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 relations, social relations, family problems, family, dialogue, honest, parents and children, lifestyle, friendship, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 70s, 80s ...
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 ⇓
35%
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, captivating, epic, realistic
Plot: family business, rivalry, betrayal, intrigue, manipulations, uninhibited rivalry, parents and children, courtroom drama, fall in love, dishonesty, legal, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Forsyte Saga (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Adaptation from John Galsworthy's novels.
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, epic, touching ...
Plot: love and romance, love affair, rich and poor, couple relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, romance, family relations, intrigue, siblings relations, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 20th century, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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 ⇓
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: sentimental, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: betrayal, intrigue, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, dishonesty, couples, crumbling marriage, drug abuse, family life, rivalry, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 70s, 80s ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Brown Girls (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 480 min.
Style: serious, stylized, captivating, realistic
Plot: siblings relations, family life, village life, village, family relations, social relations, romance, couple relations, love affair, parents and children, culture clash, family business ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: intrigue, love affair, family in crisis, couples, small town, couple relations, eccentric family, family business, family life, love and romance, rivalry, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 2010s ...
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Plot: family business, working class, bar, family life, society, family relations, hopes, friends, irish american, sergeant
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: emotional, serious, touching, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: intrigue, starting over, cinderella story, love and romance, romance, orphan, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations, love affair, parents and children, dysfunctional family, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium
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31%
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: sentimental, serious, sincere, realistic, talky ...
Plot: yuppie, parenthood, friendship, advertising, couple relations, parents and children, parenting, thirtysomething life, suburbs, love and romance, couples, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: philadelphia, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.2
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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 ⇓
28%
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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, captivating, realistic
Plot: astronaut, supportive spouse, couple relations, nasa, ambition, couples, space and aliens, best friends, parents and children, relationship vs career, americana, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Halt and Catch Fire (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in the early 1980s, and about a fictional visionary, an engineer and a prodigy whose innovations confronts the corporate behemoths of the time. Their personal and professional partnership will be challenged by greed and ego while charting the ...
Style: realistic, serious, clever, captivating, melancholic
Plot: programmer, computers and web, workplace situations, laptop, supportive spouse, blind ambition, partners, ego clash, relationship vs career, dishonesty, rivalry, computer system ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: sexual, serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: fashion, betrayal, infidelity, heartache, dishonesty, hollywood, couples, prostitute, vengeance, human spirit, couple relations, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: beverly hills, california, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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, stylized, realistic, tragicomedy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: estate, aristocracy, master and servant, family relations, family life, countryside, manners, love and romance, parents and children, social differences, inheritance, high society ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 20s, 1920s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.6
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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: serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, emotional
Plot: infidelity, friendship, betrayal, bar, couple relations, cafe, suburbs, parents and children, suburban life, fall in love, family life, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Forsyte Saga (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 276 min.
Story: In 2002, the first two books and the first interlude of John Galsworthy's trilogy The Forsyte Saga were adapted by Granada Television for the ITV network. Additional funding for this production was provided by American PBS station WGBH, the ...
Style: touching, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: couple relations, parents and children, society, love affair, social differences, love and romance, high society, rich and poor, family relations, dysfunctional family, architect, gem ...
Time: 19th century, 20s, victorian, 20th century, 1900s ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: touching, serious, atmospheric, realistic, sentimental
Plot: small town, starting over, siblings relations, hometown, living with parents, family life, homecoming, small town life, family relations, social relations, looking for love, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%