Movies and TV shows like Emmerdale

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Emmerdale (1972)
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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, serious, realistic, melancholic, controversial
Plot: village, farm, family relations, family problems, social relations, countryside, family, pub, parents and children, honest, dialogue, friendship, lifestyle, rich and poor, family life, village life, community, english countryside, small village, fight, police, violence, death, sex scene, criminal ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 70s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england

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Most similar movies to Emmerdale

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, love and romance, couples, couple relations, parents and children, family life and family problems mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Emmerdale: Lark Rise to Candleford (2008), McLeod's Daughters (2001), The Village (2013), Hollyoaks (1995), The Young and the Restless (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: 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, class differences, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain
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100%
McLeod's Daughters (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: McLeod's Daughters is an Australian television series that began airing on the Nine Network on 8 August 2001. This Logie award winning drama series follows the lives of half sisters Claire and Tess McLeod as they embark on a mission: to run ...
Style: witty, realistic, captivating, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: farm, feminism, family relations, workplace, couple relations, family business, wilderness, estrangement, separated, family problems, sister sister relationship, strong female character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 90s
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Village (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Village is a BBC TV series written by Peter Moffat. The drama is set in a Derbyshire village in the 20th century. The first series of what Moffat hopes will become a 42-hour TV drama was broadcast in spring 2013 and covered the years 1914 to ...
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, captivating, epic
Plot: village life, family relations, parents and children, social relations, society, village, childbirth, child birth, family, shell shock
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4K
Hollyoaks (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, captivating, emotional
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: family relations, teenage love, teenage boy, teenage life, college life, family problems, youth, love and romance, couple relations, family life, adolescence vs adulthood, college ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Young and the Restless (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 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: sentimental, realistic, serious, emotional, saga
Plot: family relations, family life, infidelity, couple relations, intrigue, rivalry, family problems, social differences, love triangle, power relations, couples, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 21st century, 90s, 70s ...
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
One Life to Live (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: family life, friendship, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, family problems, family feud, family relations, infidelity, borderline personality disorder, rapist, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 60s, 90s, 70s ...
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Brown Girls (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 480 min.
TV show
Style: stylized, captivating, serious, realistic, saga
Plot: love affair, romance, culture clash, couple relations, family life, strong female presence, society, parents and children, siblings relations, village, bittersweet, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, realistic, serious, social realism
Audience: girls' night
Plot: working class, workplace intrigue, social relations, society, intrigue, family business, family in crisis, small community, neighbor neighbor relationship, jealousy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 2010s, 2000s, 90s
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Home and Away (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Home and Away is set in the fictional town of Summer Bay, a coastal town in New South Wales, and follows the personal and professional lives of the people living in the area. The show initially focused on the Fletcher family, Pippa and Tom Fletcher ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sentimental, saga
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, family relations, beach, teenage life, parents and children, dysfunctional family, first sex, family problems, couples, social relations, love affair, family life ...
Time: 80s, 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Bold and the Beautiful (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Continuing drama combining romance and intrigue set against the glittering backdrop of Beverly Hills and the American fashion industry.
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, serious, saga
Plot: fashion, family relations, love triangle, infidelity, rich and poor, family business, family problems, intrigue, family life, dishonesty, rivalry, loss of partner ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, 20th century, contemporary, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 5K
Neighbours (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: family relations, suburbs, friendship, infidelity, cafe, family feud, love and romance, rivalry, youth, betrayal, bar fight, dysfunctional character ...
Time: 80s, 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Village Affair (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the bestselling novel by Joanna Trollope Recently returned to England from New York City, vivacious heiress Clodagh Unwin befriends a couple new to her village. The husband is entranced by the young aristocrat, but Clodagh has eyes for ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: village life, romance, infidelity, adultery, family life, family relations, family problems, society, love and romance, dishonesty, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Sparkhouse (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: The relationship between childhood sweethearts, a farmer's daughter and boy from a rich family, turns tumultuous in this modern interpretation of Wuthering Heights.
Style: emotional, serious, touching, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: farm, social differences, love affair, romance, family relations, unfulfilled love, parents and children, society, human nature, life is a bitch, tragic love, against the odds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Providence (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental, atmospheric
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, parents and children, family life, love and romance, family problems, living with parents, looking for love, homecoming, small town life, hometown, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Falcon Crest (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, captivating, serious, touching, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, wealthy family, family business, betrayal, rivalry, intrigue, family feud, family problems, parents and children, dishonesty, workplace, ambition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Dallas (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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 ...
Style: serious, realistic, melancholic, family saga, uplifting ...
Plot: mogul, family feud, presumed dead, intrigue, family relations, family business, oil industry, parents and children, couple relations, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, hypocrisy ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, southern usa, dallas texas, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Good Times, Bad Times (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: indoor, couple relations, eccentric family, family business, small town, love affair, family life, family in crisis, love and romance, rivalry, family relations, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s ...
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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White Heat (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A story about a group of seven London-based students from 1965 to the present day.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, captivating
Plot: lifestyle, artist, social relations, love and romance, friendship, society, friends, destiny, love affair, roommate, group of friends, flashback ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 21st century, contemporary, 70s ...
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Where the Heart Is (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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, serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
Plot: small town, family relations, nurse, love and romance, workplace, strong female presence, small town life, workplace situations, countryside, fictional city, factory, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 1990s ...
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, manners, countryside, love and romance, butler, social differences, family life, high society, traditional versus modern, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, 20s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Beautiful People (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Beautiful People is an American drama television series about a family that moves from New Mexico to The Big Apple to make a fresh start on their lives. The series aired on the ABC Family Network from August 8, 2005, to April 24, 2006, lasting ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, touching
Audience: girls' night, teen drama
Plot: single mother, starting over, fish out of water, lifestyle, youth, family relations, family life, teenage life, parents and children, mistress, parents separation, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Home Fires (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a group of inspirational women in a rural Cheshire community with the shadow of World War II casting a dark cloud over their lives. As the conflict takes hold and separates the women from their husbands, fathers, sons and brothers, the ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, psychological, touching
Plot: village, world war two, strong female presence, wartime life, society, life is a bitch, social relations, friends, female protagonist, village life, family relations, british ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 30s, 40s, 1930s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Knots Landing (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, family relations, couples, love and romance, intrigue, love affair, americana, couple relations, family life, marriage, divorce, power ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 70s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Thirtysomething (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, family life, suburbs, suburban life, love and romance, lifestyle, unfulfillment, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: philadelphia, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Forbidden Fruit (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
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: sincere, psychological, realistic, serious, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love, husband wife relationship, wealthy family, intrigue, parents and children, love and romance, family problems, love affair, family, family life, friendship, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Playing the Field (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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 ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: friendship, sport team, soccer, couples, friends, social relations, passionate interest, family relations, scout, best friends, rivalry, strong female presence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: yorkshire, europe, england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, epic, touching, serious ...
Plot: love and romance, love affair, rich and poor, dysfunctional family, parents and children, romance, intrigue, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, couple relations, family problems, couples ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Gypsy Girl (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young, lonely, mentaly retarded teenage girl finds solace in burying dead animals after the sudden death of a friend of hers.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious
Plot: village, countryside, pets, mentally challenged, family relations, solace, family problems, social relations, church, mental institution, teenage life, romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Heartbeat (1992)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Set during the 1960s in the fictional North Yorkshire village of Aidensfield, this enduringly popular series interweaves crime and medical storylines.
Style: sincere, sentimental, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: village, countryside, police, police station, village life, crime, society, police investigation, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, workplace ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.3
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Empire Falls (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 197 min.
TV show
Story: A decaying New England town is the backdrop for its unique citizens, lead by unassuming restaurant manager Miles Roby.
Style: psychological, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family secret, small town, restaurant, family life, dysfunctional family, working class, parents and children, haunted by the past, family problems, breakup, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, maine, usa, boston, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%