Movies and TV shows like Brothers & Sisters

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Brothers & Sisters (2006)
Original name: Brothers and Sisters
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Brothers & Sisters is an American television drama series that centers on the Walker family and their lives in Pasadena, California. The series premiered on ABC on September 24, 2006, and aired its final episode on May 8, 2011. It aired, for its entire run, in a Sunday night timeslot after Desperate Housewives. The cast included a collection of award-winning actors, including Sally Field, Rachel Griffiths, Calista Flockhart, Rob Lowe, and Patricia Wettig. Sally Field received both a Primetime Emmy Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award for her performance throughout the series. Rachel Griffiths was also nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards for her work on the show. In May 2011, the show completed its fifth and final season on ABC. On May 13, 2011, it was announced that ABC had decided to end the show.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, stylized, sincere
Audience: girls' night
Plot: widow widower, family business, mistress, lawyer, parents and children, siblings relations, family drama, death of father, family life, couples, family relations, couple relations, death in the family, love and romance, family problems, adulthood, housewife, untimely death, new job, sexual identity, loss of spouse, irish, stranger, everyday life, loss of parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pasadena california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films and TV series with plots about family relations, parents and children, family life, couples, family problems, siblings relations and couple relations mostly in Drama, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like Brothers & Sisters: Mildred Pierce (2011), Venice the Series (2009), Summerland (2004), Resurrection Blvd. (2000), Lincoln Heights (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mildred Pierce (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 336 min.
Story: A newly divorced, uniquely independent woman struggles to carve out a new life for herself and her family in Depression-era California.
Style: emotional, talky, stylized, gloomy, epic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: depression, family relations, single parent, suffering, lovers, tragic event, restaurant, friendship, adaptation, parents and children, love, kidnapping ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, tokyo
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Venice the Series (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Venice: The Series is a web series co-produced by and starring American actress Crystal Chappell, and is inspired in part by the "Otalia" storyline on the daytime drama Guiding Light. The series has been broadcast since 2009, and is ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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Summerland (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Summerland is an American drama television series created by Stephen Tolkin and Lori Loughlin. It is centered on a clothing designer in her 30s, Ava Gregory, raising her niece and nephews after their parents die in a tragic accident. They live in ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, surfing, teenager, marijuana, friendship, siblings relations, death of parent, teenage life, life turned upside down, coming of age, love and romance, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Resurrection Blvd. (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Santiagos are a proud East Los Angeles Latino family whose hopes and dreams are rooted in the world of professional boxing.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, emotional, rough
Plot: athlete's life, parents and children, boxing, mexican american, sport, family drama, siblings relations, urban, family life, hopes, family relations, immigrants ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Lincoln Heights (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Lincoln Heights is an American family drama television series about Eddie Sutton, a Mission Vista police officer who moves his family back to his old neighborhood, Lincoln Heights, to start a new life and to help out his old neighborhood. It is a ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: black family, couple relations, parents and children, teenager, family life, couples, urban, family relations, social relations, siblings relations, city life, homecoming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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65%
Single Father (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dave is facing the seemingly impossible job of bringing up four kids alone after the sudden death of his wife. And things get even more complicated when he falls in love with his wife's best friend, Sarah. Single Father asks how soon is too ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional
Plot: single parent, family relations, single father, fall in love, parents and children, death in the family, love and romance, family problems, overcoming, photographer, untimely death, loss of spouse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Sisters (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sisters is an Emmy Award-winning television drama which aired on NBC for six seasons, from 1991 to 1996. The series was created by Ron Cowen and Daniel Lipman, who also created the Showtime series Queer as Folk and wrote the acclaimed Emmy and ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: phone sex, family life, siblings relations, sibling relationship, family relations, parents and children, gender, couples, family problems, snobbism, in-laws, housewife ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, realistic, sentimental
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
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Soul Food (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Soul Food: The Series is a television drama that aired Wednesday nights on Showtime from June 28, 2000 to May 26, 2004. Created by filmmaker George Tillman, Jr. and developed for television by Felicia D. Henderson, Soul Food is based upon ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Plot: black family, siblings relations, family life, hopes, family relations, human spirit, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, couples, parents separation, family feud ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Olive Kitteridge (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 239 min.
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Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: parents and children, dysfunctional family, small town life, elderly, family, family relations, couple relations, couples, small town, loneliness, mental illness, mentor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa, maine, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Crash (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Crash is an American television drama series that tells the story of how the lives of how several very diverse Southern Californians intersect.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, touching, sincere
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: serious, exciting, realistic, captivating, twists and turns
Plot: family business, intrigue, uninhibited rivalry, love triangle, rivalry, couples, family relations, blind ambition, couple relations, parents and children, memory loss, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, sentimental
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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Style: feel good, serious, realistic, atmospheric, offbeat
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Lucky 7 (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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Style: touching, serious, realistic, based on british tv series
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The Legacy (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 55 min.
Story: The death of a matriarch brings forgotten secrets out into the open and causes a prolonged battle for the family inheritance.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, stylized ...
Plot: family life, estate, conflict, siblings relations, family relations, parents and children, family history, heir, artists and showbiz, bohemian life, artist, half sister ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Dirty Sexy Money (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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Style: sexual, serious, talky, stylized, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Any Day Now (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Any Day Now is an American drama series that aired on the Lifetime network from 1998 to 2002. The show stars Annie Potts and Lorraine Toussaint, who are best friends despite the difference in their races. The show's title is taken from the ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female friendship, civil rights, best friends, interracial relations, social issues, friends, coming of age, couple relations, friendship, parents and children, society, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 60s, 1990s ...
Place: alabama, usa
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50%
Strong Medicine (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The lives of staff in the womens' health clinic of a fictitious hospital in Philadelphia.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, sincere
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, reluctant partners, doctors and patients, female doctor, social class, clinic, social differences, workplace situations, urban, gender, partners, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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
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Tyler Perry's If Loving You Is Wrong (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Follow the relationships of a group of husbands and wives that live and love on the same street. While the neighbors come from very different backgrounds, their lives are similar – raising children, dealing with exes, worrying about money and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, single parent, marriage, friendship, singleness, hopes, family relations, starting over, couple relations, looking for love, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Wild at Heart (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
Story: The Trevanion family decide to make a fresh start and emigrate to South Africa to set up an animal reserve.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: starting over, parents and children, veterinarian, wilderness, family life, animal life, hopes, family relations, siblings relations, family business, fish out of water, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Big Love (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The story of Bill Henrickson and his life in suburban Salt Lake City, balancing the needs of his three wives -- Barb, Nicki and Margene-- their seven kids, three new houses and the opening of his newest hardware store. When disturbing news arrives ...
Style: serious, realistic, offbeat, talky
Plot: mormon, polygamy, pregnancy, marriage, verbal byplay, couple relations, eccentric family, working class, religions or cults, family life, society, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Cleaner (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After hitting rock-bottom from his own addictions during the birth of his twins, William Banks strikes a tentative deal with God. In exchange for a second chance, he vows to kick his addictions and dedicate his life to helping others. Now, along ...
Style: serious, realistic, uplifting
Plot: addiction, going straight, recovery, hopes, life is a bitch, society, rescue, human nature, family life, family relations, power relations, belief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Parenthood (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Parenthood is an American comedy-drama television series developed by Jason Katims. Loosely based on the 1989 film of the same title, Parenthood tells of the Braverman clan which consists of an older couple, their four children and their families.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: single parent, family life, parents and children, suburbs, family drama, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations, suburban life, teenage life, youth, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Prisoners' Wives (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Behind every prisoner, there's a wife, girlfriend or mother doing time on the outside. For some it's a nightmare, for others a liberation. Prisoners' Wives - it's time to tell their stories.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: prison, couples, couple relations, parents and children, crimes, family relations, social relations, coping, housewife
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Alex of Venice (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After her stay-at-home husband leaves her, a workaholic lawyer finds that she is not completely up to the tasks of caring for her young son, ailing father and household all by herself.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: drugs/alcohol, single parent, starting over, eccentric family, life turned upside down, hopes, family problems, self discovery, parents and children, siblings relations, family in crisis, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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