Movies and TV shows like Playing the Field

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Playing the Field (1998)
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Playing the Field (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The on-the-field trials and tribulations and the off-the-field lives, loves and infidelities of 'The Castlefield Blues', an under funded, badly managed ladies football team from South Yorkshire in the north of England whose loyalty to the team, the game and each other far exceeds their chances of ever winning the championship.
Style: exciting, sincere, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, sport team, soccer, sport, best friends, passionate interest, friends, family relations, love and romance, ambition, scout, couples, gender, strong female presence, rivalry, social relations, love, football, lesbian, passion, football player, female friendship, team, loyalty, british ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s, 1990s
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, northern england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sentimental and touching films and TV series with plots about love and romance, family relations, friends, friendship, couples, rivalry and social relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Sport genres. Some movies like Playing the Field: Where the Heart Is (1997), When Saturday Comes (1996), One Life to Live (1968), Mike Bassett: Manager (2005), Australian Rules (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Where the Heart Is (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Where the Heart Is is a British television family drama series set in the fictional Yorkshire town of Skelthwaite. First shown in 1997, it was created by Ashley Pharoah and Vicky Featherstone, and focuses on the professional and personal lives of ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: small town, family relations, nurse, workplace situations, small town life, strong female presence, workplace, love and romance, countryside, fictional city, husband wife relationship, factory ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 1990s ...
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
When Saturday Comes (1996)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jimmy Muir comes from a typical gritty, northern town where there are only two options: working down the pit or in a factory. But Jimmy has other ideas - he dreams of becoming a professional footballer. Confronted by a bitter and unsupportive ...
Style: gloomy, sincere, bleak, realistic, serious
Plot: friendship, contests and competitions, lifestyle, ambition, sport, athlete's life, society, follow your dream, life is a bitch, hopes, couples, urban ghetto ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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: sentimental, emotional, serious, sincere, exciting ...
Plot: couple relations, parents and children, family life, friendship, love and romance, family problems, family feud, family relations, infidelity, borderline personality disorder, suburbs, family in crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 90s, 70s, 80s ...
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Mike Bassett: Manager (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Mike Bassett: Manager is a British TV comedy series, which began transmitting from 29 September 2005 on ITV. It is a follow-up to the film Mike Bassett: England Manager, and stars Ricky Tomlinson in the title role, Steve Edge as his assistant, and ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: soccer, sport, contests and competitions, ambition, rivalry, athlete and trainer, sport team, manager, british humour, couple relations, hypnosis, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Australian Rules (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Friends Gary Black (Nathan Phillips) and Dumby Red (Luke Carroll) are on the same soccer team in their coastal Australian town. But to local racists, they're a world apart: Gary is white and Dumby is an Aborigine. This becomes an issue when one ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, interracial relations, racism, family relations, small town, teenage life, romance, youth, lifestyle, love and romance, love affair, discrimination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.7
 70K
One Tree Hill (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in the fictional small town of Tree Hill, North Carolina, this teen-driven drama tells the story of two half brothers, who share a last name and nothing else. Brooding, blue-collar Lucas is a talented street-side basketball player, but his ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, family relations, couple relations, friendship, high school, basketball, teenage love, high school life, step siblings, rivalry, favoritism among siblings, athlete's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.8
 3K
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, realistic, serious, melancholic
Plot: village, farm, family relations, social relations, family problems, countryside, family, pub, honest, dialogue, parents and children, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 70s, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 4.7
 4K
Hollyoaks (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The daily soap that follows the loves, lives and misdemeanours of a group of people living in the Chester village of Hollyoaks where anything could, and frequently does, happen...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, emotional, captivating
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: family relations, teenage love, teenage boy, love and romance, youth, teenage life, college life, family problems, couple relations, family life, adolescence vs adulthood, student life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 505
St. Tropez (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
Story: Three beautiful friends, sensitive doctor Laure, ambitious lawyer Caroline and American model Jessica, live and love in Saint-Tropez beach resort, on the French Riviera.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, strong female presence, friends, love and romance, best friends, romance, male female relationship, beach, female nudity, marriage, provence, sun ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, french riviera, riviera, saint tropez
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: saga, serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: family business, small town, love affair, family life, family in crisis, family relations, family problems, couples, eccentric family, couple relations, intrigue, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s ...
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.4
 5K
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: realistic, serious, sentimental, emotional, sincere
Plot: suburbs, friendship, infidelity, cafe, family relations, wedding, love and romance, rivalry, youth, betrayal, siblings relations, suburban life ...
Time: 80s, 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Lark Rise to Candleford (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 53 min.
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: sincere, sentimental, realistic, stylized, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: english countryside, village life, friendship, hopes, society, family business, social relations, father son relationship, love and romance, village, neighbor neighbor relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.9
 856
True Love (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A five-part series of intertwining, semi-improvised love stories exploring the reality of love in the modern world.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love affair, romance, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, couples, looking for love, dishonesty, bittersweet, love and romance, infidelity, right and wrong, desire
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Friday Night Lights (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Friday Night Lights is an American drama television series based around a high school football team situated in Texas. The series takes place in the fictional town of Dillon: a small, close-knit community in rural Texas. Particular focus is given to ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, suspenseful, sentimental ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: high school, sport team, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, friendship, football, coach, teenage life, human spirit, sport, lifestyle, ambitious ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: clever, stylized, sentimental, touching, sincere ...
Plot: yuppie, friendship, family relations, advertising, parenthood, human nature, couple relations, parents and children, family life, suburbs, suburban life, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: philadelphia, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.2
 3K
Fast Girls (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A street smart runner develops an intense rivalry with an equally ambitious wealthy young athlete.
Style: uplifting, feel good, exciting, touching, serious ...
Plot: athlete's life, contests and competitions, society, follow your dream, lifestyle, ambition, running, friendship, ego clash, rivalry, sport, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.7
 10K
Fever Pitch (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a man, a woman and a football team. Based on Nick Hornby's best selling autobiographical novel, Fever Pitch. English teacher Paul Ashworth believes his long standing obsession with Arsenal serves him well. But then he ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: soccer, sport team, teacher, sport, contests and competitions, couple relations, romance, opposites attract, ambition, fall in love, couples, relationship problems ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: england, london, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Tyler Perry's If Loving You Is Wrong (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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, realistic, sentimental, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, friendship, family relations, looking for love, starting over, couples, couple relations, family problems, parents and children, marriage, strong female presence, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Forbidden Fruit (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Three things in life can not be hidden "love, smoke and lack of money". The social society and the events behind the business world are told.
Style: captivating, psychological, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: husband wife relationship, love, wealthy family, couple relations, love and romance, family problems, friendship, ambition, family relations, intrigue, family life, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 10K
Felicity (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Felicity Porter decides to follow her long time crush to college in New York City.
Style: sentimental, touching, talky, realistic, serious
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: college, love and romance, adulthood, couples, love triangle, college life, looking for love, coming of age, lifestyle, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental, atmospheric
Plot: family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, love and romance, family problems, living with parents, homecoming, looking for love, small town life, hometown, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Maggie and Annie (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Annie has it all in life. A wonderful husband and a darling little girl. All is going well until she goes to a softball practice and meets Maggie. Maggie -- cute, athletic, and openly gay -- touches feeling deep down inside Annie that she has no ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: introspection, love affair, couples, romance, hopes, love and romance, family life, fall in love, sport, sport team, lgbt, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.2
 6K
Army Wives (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Army Wives is an American drama series that follows the lives of four army wives, one army husband, and their families.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, military life, family life, best friends, couples, couple relations, love and romance, lifestyle, infidelity, soldier, social relations, marital problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Make It or Break It (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Set in the world of competitive gymnastics, the series follows a group of teen Olympic hopefuls as they train for their day in the spotlight.
Style: serious, sentimental, feel good, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: gymnastics, sport, athlete's life, follow your dream, youth, friends, rivalry, social relations, ambition, hopes, family relations, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
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Forbidden Love (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Verbotene Liebe is a German television soap opera created by Reg Watson for Das Erste. The show is set primarily in the German city of Düsseldorf although, at times, the city of Cologne and the Spanish island of Majorca have figured prominently in ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental
Plot: infidelity, romance, gender, love and romance, young lovers, gays and lesbians, family relations, family problems, family life, fall in love, family in crisis, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.1
 835
Seve (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Despite being blocked at almost every turn in pursuit of the sport he loved, Seve Ballesteros fought against adversity to become the most spectacular and charismatic golfer to ever play the game.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental, exciting
Plot: golf, ambition, athlete's life, rise to the top, rivalry, contests and competitions, sport
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.2
 1K
Go Now (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Nick, is a young Scottish soccer player living in the big city. He meets Karen, and the two fall in love and move in together. Soon after, Nick exhibits signs of serious illness. As his body slowly succumbs to multiple sclerosis, he experiences a ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, working class, romance, misfit, society, love and romance, life is a bitch, supportive spouse, family problems, life turned upside down, couples, paralysis ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: england, europe, new orleans, paris france, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
When the Game Stands Tall (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young coach turns a losing high school football program around to go undefeated for 12 consecutive seasons.
Style: uplifting, captivating, exciting, serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: american football, rise to the top, sport, sport team, ambition, athlete and trainer, small town, contests and competitions, rivalry, youth, coach, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: usa, california, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Mistresses (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Follows the lives of four female friends and their involvement in an array of marital and extramarital relationships.
Style: serious, touching, witty, sexy, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, mistress, lesbian, lifestyle, female friendship, friendship, love affair, couples, dishonesty, friendship between women, single woman, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.0
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Cupid's Balls (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Norway
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Swedish Lucas moves from Stockholm to a small Norwegian town, and immediately falls in love with Susanne, the goal keeper of the local girls' soccer team. He becomes axquanted with the overweight, sex-fixated son of the coach. With him as a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, contests and competitions, sport, rivalry, sport team, fall in love, gain trust, village, youth, buddies, ambition, football ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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