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Eleanor and Franklin (1976)
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Eleanor and Franklin (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 203 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, from early youth to his election as President of the United States, as told from Eleanor's point of view.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, stylized, political drama, based on true events
Plot: politics, family relations, usa president, forbidden love, romance, parents and children, couples, strong female presence, head of state, democrat, state affairs, couple relations, love, handicapped, wine, president, great depression, mother daughter relationship, marriage of convenience, harvard, male female relationship, desperation, u.s. president, redemption, catholicism ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1910s, 1930s, 30s, 20s, 1900s
Place: new york, boston, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and stylized films and TV series with plots about couples, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, romance, society and parents and children mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like Eleanor and Franklin: The Brown Girls (2002), The Astronaut Wives Club (2015), Lillie (1978), A Woman of Substance (1984), Georgia O'Keeffe (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Brown Girls (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 480 min.
TV show
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, saga, realistic
Plot: love affair, romance, couple relations, culture clash, family life, strong female presence, society, parents and children, bittersweet, family relations, couples, social relations ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, israel
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The Astronaut Wives Club (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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: captivating, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: astronaut, family relations, relationship vs career, couples, ambition, best friends, nasa, strong female presence, parents and children, space program, female bonding, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s
Place: usa
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95%
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Lillie (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Lillie Langtry
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, captivating
Plot: forbidden love, power relations, couples, media sensation, blind ambition, unfulfillment, ambition, tragic hero, rise and fall, society, romance, actor's life ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 20th century, 1910s, 1920s ...
Place: london, england, usa, britain
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81%
A Woman of Substance (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: A Woman of Substance charts the life of Emma Harte, from kitchen maid at the beginning of the 20th Century, to respected business woman and Grandmother in the 1980's. From humble beginnings Emma Harte starts her business with a small shop, but ...
Style: stylized, emotional, captivating, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female protagonist, family relations, world war one, ambition, pregnancy, working class, inheritance, master and servant, store, power relations, couples, family problems ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Georgia O'Keeffe (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Biopic of American artist Georgia O'Keeffe and her husband, photographer Alfred Stieglitz.
Style: serious, tense, emotional, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: destructive relationship, rise to the top, couples, couple relations, obsession, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, love and romance, husband wife relationship, mental illness, friendship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, year 1916, year 1929 ...
Place: usa, new mexico, manhattan new york city, new york, wisconsin
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70%
Grace of Monaco (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story of former Hollywood star Grace Kelly's crisis of marriage and identity, during a political dispute between Monaco's Prince Rainier III and France's Charles De Gaulle, and a looming French invasion of Monaco in the early ...
Style: realistic, stylized, sentimental, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: state affairs, husband wife relationship, royal family, family relations, royal court, politics, society, political intrigue, supportive spouse, couple relations, teaching the ways of the world, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: monaco, monte carlo, europe, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Doctor Zhivago (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 226 min.
TV show
Story: Young and beautiful Lara is loved by three men: a revolutionary, a mogul, and a doctor. Their lives become intertwined with the drama of Russian revolution. Doctor Zhivago is still married when he meets Lara. Their love story is unfolding against ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, epic
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, russian revolution, missing person, betrayal, infidelity, rebelliousness, obsessive love, rebellion, couple relations, love triangle, romance ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917
Place: russia
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64%
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Houdini (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the man behind the magic as he finds fame, engages in espionage, battles spiritualists and encounters the greatest names of the era, from U.S. presidents to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Grigori Rasputin.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Plot: seance, rise to the top, ambition, undercover, performer's life, artists and showbiz, espionage, couple relations, magic, wizards and magicians, husband wife relationship, magic show ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1890s, 1910s
Place: usa, budapest, san francisco, new york, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Victoria & Albert (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: The passionate love story that was Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's lengthy marriage. Beginning in 1837, the year of King William IV's death and 18-year-old Victoria's ascension to the throne, the series charts the tumultuous period ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, sentimental, stylized ...
Plot: queen victoria, husband wife relationship, royal family, head of state, victorian england, love and romance, monarch, british empire, state affairs, royal court, couple relations, political unrest ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Scarlett (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Austria
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
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, romance, parents and children, couples, couple relations, family relations, society, fall in love, infidelity, civil war, star crossed lovers, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: europe, ireland, london, england, atlanta ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Backstairs at the White House (1979)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 540 min.
TV show
Story: Behind the scenes at the White House during eight administrations, as told by the people who work there.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, captivating ...
Plot: politics, white house, head of state, hopes, master and servant, society, state affairs, power relations, campaign, interracial relations, human spirit, workplace situations ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 50s, 1910s ...
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Austria, Italy
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: Story of Anna Anderson, who claimed to be Anastasia Romanov, the only surviving daughter of the Czar and Czarina of Russia.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, sincere
Plot: russian revolution, amnesia, royalty, political unrest, cons and scams, memory loss, royal family, missing person, love affair, dishonesty, state affairs, hidden identity ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: russia, usa, new york, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Mister Sterling (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Mister Sterling is an American television serial drama created by Lawrence O'Donnell that ran from January to March in 2003. It starred Josh Brolin as an idealistic United States Senator, and featured Audra McDonald, William Russ, David ...
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: politics, idealism, state affairs, democrat, political intrigue, media, society, legal action, senator, romance, rivalry, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Hemingway & Gellhorn (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Writer Ernest Hemingway begins a romance with fellow scribe Martha Gellhorn.
Style: serious, stylized, psychological, captivating, talky ...
Plot: war correspondent, divorce, romance, love affair, media, journalist, fame, couples, writer's life, life is a bitch, infidelity, spanish civil war ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1940s
Place: usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Tom & Viv (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story of the marriage of the poet TS Eliot to socialite Vivienne Haigh-Wood, which had to cope with her gynaeological and emotional problems and his growing fame.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: couples, honeymoon, family relations, family problems, romance, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, love and romance, writer's life, family life ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Falcon Crest (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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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: realistic, serious, captivating, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: wealthy family, family relations, betrayal, intrigue, rivalry, family business, family feud, family problems, parents and children, ambition, dishonesty, blind ambition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.6
 180
Charlie (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Ireland
TV show
Story: The political and personal life of Charlie Haughey during his time in office.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: political leader, ambition, rise and fall, state affairs, politics, head of state, rivalry, political intrigue, unfulfillment, politician
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Abyss of Passion (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Rosendo Arango, the owner of Grupo La Anita, is married to Alfonsina. They have one son, Damian. Estefanía Bouvier is married to Augusto Castanon and they have one daughter, Elisa. Rosendo cheats on his wife with Carmina Bouvier, Estefanía's ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: couples, love and romance, family relations, couple relations, romance, love triangle, latinos, family feud, love, family
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Edward & Mrs. Simpson (1978)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 350 min.
TV show
Story: While still the Prince of Wales, the future Edward VIII meets the married American socialite, Wallis Simpson. Their relationship causes furor in the palace and in parliament, especially when King George V dies, Mrs. Simpson gets divorced, and King ...
Style: emotional, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: moral dilemma, relationship vs career, royal family, true love, social differences, couples, power relations, family relations, wedding, head of state, society, clergy ...
Time: 1930s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Tyler Perry's If Loving You Is Wrong (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, starting over, looking for love, family relations, friendship, couple relations, parents and children, couples, family problems, marriage, relationships, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Sonny Boy (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Waldemar Nods, a young man from Suriname, meets the older Dutch woman Rika van der Lans and they fall in love. In pre-WWII Netherlands they could not be more different. The one black, the other white, 17 years between them and on top of that Rika ...
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: interracial relations, forbidden love, unlikely couple, romance, love affair, couples, society, family relations, parents and children, racism, forceful separation, bittersweet ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Forsyte Saga (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 276 min.
TV show
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: realistic, serious, touching, stylized, family saga ...
Plot: high society, family relations, love affair, love and romance, society, unfulfilled love, couple relations, forbidden love, parents and children, victorian england, rich and poor, adultery ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, victorian era, 1920s, edwardian era ...
Place: england, europe
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47%
The Thorn Birds (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 460 min.
TV show
Story: This mini series covers 60 years in the lives of the Cleary family, brought from New Zealand to Australia to run their aunt Mary Carson's ranch. The story centers on their daughter, Meggie, and her love for the family's priest, Father ...
Style: sentimental, family saga, touching, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, catholic priest, couple relations, tragic love, clergy, older man younger woman relationship, destiny, love and romance, priest, catholic church, sex with a priest, love affair ...
Time: 50s, 1920s, 60s, 1940s, 1930s ...
Place: australia, vatican
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Brideshead Revisited (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 659 min.
TV show
Story: In this eleven parts British television serial, Charles Ryder's involvement with members of the aristocratic Marchmain/Flyte family is followed throughout the years between the two World Wars.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: world war two, friendship, romance, aristocracy, family relations, catholicism, mistress, soldier, love and romance, unfulfillment, obsessive quest, society ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: oxford university, venice, england
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46%
The Golden Era (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 177 min.
Story: The story of writer Xiao Hong comes alive through memories of her great love affair, literary influence and escape from China during World War II.
Style: atmospheric, serious, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: writer's life, love, society, romance, political unrest, betrayal, rivalry, inspiration, literature, family relations, couples, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: china, asia
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45%
Billy & Billie (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: serious, realistic, captivating, emotional
Plot: stepbrother stepsister relationship, forbidden love, family relations, eccentric family, fall in love, step siblings, family problems, society, love and romance, romance, couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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44%
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The Kennedys (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 346 min.
TV show
Story: The story of the most fabled political family in American history, told in a manner similar to The Godfather: a manipulative, egocentric father determined to live out his own ambitions through his sons, who in turn spent their lives dancing to his ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, talky, serious, stylized ...
Plot: president, white house, kennedy family, politics, historical character, tragic event, cold war, ambition, patriotism, liberal, family relations, civil rights ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1963
Place: usa, washington d.c., cuba
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43%
Burden of Guilt (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
TV show
Story: Mi pecado is a Mexican telenovela that was produced by Televisa and aired on Canal de las Estrellas from 15 June 2009 through 13 November 2009. Starring Maite Perroni, Eugenio Siller and as adult protagonist Daniela Castro who is also the main ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional
Plot: lovers reunited, forbidden love, family relations, unfulfilled love, couple relations, parents and children, family problems, couples, manipulation, romance, love and romance, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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43%
The Young and the Restless (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: realistic, sentimental, serious, emotional, saga
Plot: family relations, intrigue, rivalry, family problems, couple relations, family life, infidelity, lifestyle, betrayal, dishonesty, couples, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 70s, 21st century ...
Place: wisconsin, usa
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42%
America's Prince: The John F. Kennedy Jr. Story (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A look inside the life of John F. Kennedy Jr.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: john f. kennedy, family relations, politics, ambition, lifestyle, usa president, looking for love, parents and children, state affairs, love and romance, tragic hero, kennedy family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%