Movies and TV shows like Room at the Top

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Room at the Top (2012)
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Room at the Top (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of John Braine's novel about a young man on the make in 1950s Yorkshire.
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, suspenseful, contemplative
Plot: working class, class differences, extramarital affair, social climbing, social status, husband wife relationship, love triangle, rich and poor, rich poor, adultery, older woman younger man relationship, british, car accident, ex soldier, female director, pregnancy, female nudity, hospital, masturbation, post war, accountant, bus, loss of virginity, boarding house, war veteran ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 1950s
Place: england, yorkshire

Most similar movies to Room at the Top

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, captivating, serious and stylized films and TV series with plots about love and romance, family relations, society, couples, romance, couple relations and social differences mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Room at the Top: A Woman of Substance (1984), Mansfield Park (1983), Reckless (1997), EastEnders (1985), Brideshead Revisited (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female protagonist, family relations, world war one, ambition, store, working class, pregnancy, inheritance, master and servant, vengeance, rich and poor, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1900s, 1930s, 1920s ...
Place: england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Mansfield Park (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 261 min.
TV show
Story: Drama series based on the novel by Jane Austen. Mansfield Park is the magnificient country residence of Sir Thomas Bertram and his family. It is here that their poor relation Fanny Price is brought up. Never allowed to forget her good fortune, Fanny ...
Style: serious, witty, realistic
Plot: rich and poor, love and romance, estate, wooing, love triangle, romance, couples, family relations, jane austen, sister sister relationship, adultery, cousin cousin relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
The Crimson Petal and the White (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 274 min.
TV show
Story: Follow Sugar into the underbelly of Victorian London seething with vitality, sexuality, ambition and emotion.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, social climbing, love affair, rich and poor, victorian england, social differences, mistress, couple relations, couples, diary, power relations, high society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1880s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Reckless (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 310 min.
TV show
Story: Owen is a Junior Doctor who falls for Anna - a sophisticated and glamorous older woman. Little does he know that she is married to his boss, consultant Richard Crane.
Style: humorous, sexual, touching, sexy, semi serious ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, couples, surgery, unfulfillment, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, superior, fall in love, infidelity, love triangle, extramarital affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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EastEnders (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The everyday lives of working-class residents of Albert Square, a traditional Victorian square of terrace houses surrounding a park in the East End of London's Walford borough.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, social realism
Audience: girls' night
Plot: working class, workplace intrigue, society, social relations, family in crisis, family business, intrigue, neighbor neighbor relationship, small community, parent grown child relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, jealousy ...
Time: 80s, 2020s, 90s, 1990s, 2000s ...
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: emotional, clever, psychological, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: world war two, friendship, romance, aristocracy, family relations, mistress, catholicism, society, soldier, love and romance, unfulfillment, obsessive quest ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 1920s, 40s, 30s ...
Place: oxford university, venice, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Sense and Sensibility (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: Two sisters of opposing temperaments find love and some heartbreak in Jane Austen's 18th century classic.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, grief, love, village, love affair, family life, rich and poor, village life, wooing, siblings relations, couples, social relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Lark Rise to Candleford (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the small hamlet of Lark Rise and the wealthier neighbouring market town, Candleford, the series chronicles the daily lives of farm-workers, craftsmen and gentry at the end of the 19th Century. Lark Rise to Candleford is a love letter to a ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: english countryside, village life, friendship, hopes, society, family business, social relations, father son relationship, love and romance, village, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
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Doctor Foster (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A woman suspects her husband of having an affair. After following several lines of inquiry far more unravels including a streak of violence below the surface.
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, serious, tense
Plot: extramarital affair, adultery, infidelity, life turned upside down, female protagonist, husband wife relationship, female doctor, family relations, couple relations, family problems, dishonesty, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Longing (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A melancholy 2006 German film about the life and love in the daily life of a man who’s trying to get the feeling of longing and nostalgia back into his marriage.
Style: suspenseful, melancholic, captivating, sentimental, tense ...
Plot: suicide, waitress, adultery, secret love, teenage crush, village life, male female relationship, convention, husband wife relationship, rescue, extramarital affair, party ...
Place: east germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Poldark (1975)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Period drama series about the brooding rivalry between former soldier Ross Poldark and local industrialist George Warleggan, and the two women in their lives. Based on the books by Winston Graham.
Style: saga, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: countryside, estate, social differences, rich and poor, love triangle, romance, master and servant, unfulfillment, siblings relations, homecoming, unfulfilled love, couple relations ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1780s, georgian era
Place: england, europe, britain, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Way We Live Now (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: The Way We Live Now is a 2001 four-part television adaptation of the Anthony Trollope novel The Way We Live Now. The serial was first broadcast on the BBC and was directed by David Yates, written by Andrew Davies and produced by Nigel ...
Style: serious, realistic, witty, biting, captivating ...
Plot: lifestyle, intrigue, society, rich and poor, rise to the top, fall in love, power relations, life is a bitch, prejudice, greed, social differences, ambition ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1800s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Close to the Enemy (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: Set in a bomb damaged London hotel during the aftermath of World War II, Close to the Enemy is a thriller that follows British intelligence officer Captain Callum Ferguson. His last task for the Army is to ensure that Dieter, a captured German ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, captivating
Plot: scientist, military officer, world war two, war crime, brother brother relationship, african american, adultery, father daughter relationship, american abroad, investigator, politician, military base ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
On the Way to the Airport (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: Can women and men stay just as friends? Both Choi Sua and Seo Dou are married, but not to each other. The relationship between the two is interesting. They are definitely not a couple. They are not friends, either. Yet, they are involved in each ...
Style: emotional, romantic, touching, melancholic
Plot: romance, husband wife relationship, female friendship, extramarital affair, divorce, infidelity, adultery, dysfunctional marriage, life changing experience, love triangle, sibling relationship, family problems ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In this story-within-a-story, Anna is an actress starring opposite Mike in a period piece about the forbidden love between their respective characters, Sarah and Charles. Both actors are involved in serious relationships, but the passionate nature ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, emotional, scenic, clever ...
Plot: adultery, lieutenant, romance, love, love affair, tragedy, society, destructive relationship, infidelity, social differences, love triangle, film within a film ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 20th century, 80s ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Little House (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: The Little House is a drama series based on the novel by Philippa Gregory. The drama follows the story of Ruth, who is married to career minded Patrick and is pushed towards the limits of her own sanity when she becomes entangled in the lives of ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: family problems, family relations, family in crisis, parents and children, dysfunctional character, countryside, mentally unstable, dishonesty, babies and infants, in-laws, parent child relationship, british ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Sense and Sensibility (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: This is the acclaimed 2008 BBC adaptation of the famous Jane Austen novel. While it originally aired as a 3-part miniseries, this home video release includes a single uninterrupted version of the entire film.
Style: romanticism, sweet, sincere, witty, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: jane austen, english countryside, sister sister relationship, rich man poor woman, society, romance, wooing, love triangle, rich and poor, love and romance, love, unrequited love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 8.7
 182K
Downton Abbey (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
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, realistic, stylized, tragicomedy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: aristocracy, estate, master and servant, countryside, family relations, manners, love and romance, traditional versus modern, butler, aristocrat, family life, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, 20s
Place: england, yorkshire, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Open Hearts (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Cecilie and Joachim are about to get married when a freak car accident leaves Joachim disabled, throwing their lives into a spin. The driver of the other car, Marie, and her family don’t get off lightly, either. Her husband Niels works in the ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, realistic, romantic, captivating ...
Plot: hospital, adultery, destructive relationship, handicapped, love triangle, extramarital affair, love affair, fall in love, relationships, secret love, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Pride and Prejudice (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 327 min.
TV show
Story: Jane Austen's classic novel about the prejudice that occurred between the 19th century classes and the pride which would keep lovers apart.
Style: romantic, stylized, witty, clever, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: jane austen, opposites attract, aristocracy, romance, love and romance, fall in love, prejudice, countryside, couple relations, rich and poor, looking for love, british ...
Time: victorian, 18th century, victorian era, 19th century, 1810s
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.9
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Emmerdale (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, realistic, serious, melancholic, controversial
Plot: village, farm, family relations, family problems, social relations, countryside, family, honest, parents and children, lifestyle, dialogue, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 70s, contemporary, 20th century ...
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Like, la Leyenda (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The experiences of a group of young people interned at the Life Institute of Knowledge and Evolution (LIKE), a prestigious and cosmopolitan educational institution, with a supposedly modern and open educational system, but in reality it is deeply ...
Style: psychological, realistic, captivating, sentimental
Audience: teen drama
Plot: teen romance, private school, class differences, love interest, rich kid, love triangle, troubled teen, classism, bullying, school teacher, betrayal, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 6
Noblewoman (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: A drama about the friendship of two girls from incredibly different background; one the daughter of a maid and the other the daughter of a wealthy family.
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating
Plot: love story, relationship problems, rich and poor, star crossed lovers, forbidden love, unrequited love, female protagonist, romantic rivalry, class distinction, wealthy family, class differences, unfulfilled love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
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North & South (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 235 min.
TV show
Story: North & South is a British television drama serial, produced by the BBC and originally broadcast in four episodes on BBC One in November and December 2004. It follows the story of Margaret Hale, a young woman from southern England who has to ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: initially antagonists, social differences, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, rich and poor, prejudice, unlikely couple, love affair, romance, young woman, pride and honor ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era, 1850s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Sense and Sensibility (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 178 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of the Jane Austen novel.
Style: touching, witty, sincere, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, power relations, family relations, love and romance, romance, society, social relations, strong female presence, love affair, rich and poor, social differences, village life ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: europe, england, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Forsyte Saga (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation from John Galsworthy's novels.
Style: family saga, stylized, touching, epic, saga ...
Plot: love affair, rich and poor, love and romance, couple relations, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, unfulfilled love, parents and children, family relations, power relations, romance, intrigue ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.3
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Howards End (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: The social and class divisions in early 20th century England through the intersection of three families - the wealthy Wilcoxes, the gentle and idealistic Schlegels and the lower-middle class Basts.
Style: captivating, psychological, romantic, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: class differences, wealthy family, social class, house, sister, class system, love and romance, couple relations, love affair, society, family, love ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The World of the Married (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: Ji Sun Woo is a family medicine doctor. She is married to Lee Tae Oh and they have a son. She seems to have everything, including a successful career and a happy family, but she is betrayed by her husband and others. Meanwhile, Lee Tae Oh dreams of ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, emotional
Plot: adultery, infidelity, sex, married couple, extramarital affair, betrayal, doctor, seduction, director, marriage, family relations, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Pride and Prejudice (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Pride and Prejudice is a 1967 BBC television serial, based on Jane Austen's novel of the same name, originally published in 1813. This production marked the 150th anniversary of the death of Jane Austen. It was directed by Joan Craft and ...
Style: semi serious, clever, witty, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: society, wooing, family relations, eligible bachelor, siblings relations, fall in love, unlikely couple, verbal byplay, countryside, social differences, couple relations, rich and poor ...
Time: 1810s, 19th century
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 and romance, love affair, society, unfulfilled love, couple relations, forbidden love, period piece, rich and poor, adultery, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1920s, victorian era, 20s ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%