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, family relations, family problems, social relations, family, farm, parents and children, honest, gay, friendship, lifestyle, lesbian, lgbt, lesbian teen, countryside, community, english countryside, small village, rich and poor, family life, village life, drugs, fight, police, violence ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 70s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s ...
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england, europe

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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, couple relations, society, social relations, couples and parents and children 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), Home Fires (2015). 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, serious, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: english countryside, village life, friendship, hopes, society, social relations, small town, new job, father son relationship, family business, employer employee relationship, neighbor neighbor relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain
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McLeod's Daughters (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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: realistic, witty, captivating, serious, touching ...
Plot: farm, feminism, family relations, sister sister relationship, workplace, family business, couple relations, estrangement, family problems, wilderness, strong female character, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: australia, south australia
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80%
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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, village, parents and children, society, social relations, family, childbirth, countryside, villager, small village, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: england
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67%
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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: realistic, sincere, serious, captivating, emotional
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: family relations, teenage love, teenage girl, love and romance, youth, family problems, teenage life, college life, teenage boy, college, adolescence vs adulthood, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: world war two, village, strong female presence, female protagonist, wartime life, life is a bitch, society, social relations, friends, family relations, village life, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, love affair, romance, family relations, social differences, parents and children, unfulfilled love, society, life is a bitch, human nature, love, abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Young and the Restless (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 37 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, 2010s, 2000s, 90s ...
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
One Life to Live (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 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: emotional, sentimental, serious, sincere, saga ...
Plot: love and romance, family life, friendship, parents and children, couple relations, family problems, infidelity, family feud, family relations, borderline personality disorder, lesbian, women ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, 90s, 21st century ...
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Brown Girls (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 480 min.
TV show
Style: serious, captivating, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: saga, realistic, serious, sentimental, emotional
Audience: teens
Plot: sex, beach, small town, coastal town, australian, love, husband wife relationship, family relations, seaside town, social relations, family problems, couples ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary ...
Place: australia, new south wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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
Audience: girls' night
Plot: working class, small community, parent grown child relationship, society, social relations, workplace intrigue, intrigue, family in crisis, family business, neighbor neighbor relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 2000s, 2010s, 2020s
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, serious, sentimental, emotional, saga
Plot: fashion, family relations, love triangle, family problems, intrigue, rich and poor, family business, family life, loss of partner, betrayal, lifestyle, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: serious, realistic, emotional, sincere, sentimental
Plot: gay, girl, women, lgbtq, cafe, family relations, infidelity, friendship, suburbs, couples, bar fight, family feud ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century ...
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: adultery, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, village life, lesbian sex, romance, lesbian, infidelity, family relations, family life, family problems, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, sentimental, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: family relations, living with parents, love and romance, family problems, family life, siblings relations, parents and children, hometown, homecoming, small town life, looking for love, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, 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: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized
Plot: society, group of friends, lifestyle, friends, love affair, social relations, love and romance, destiny, friendship, ethnic diversity, flatmate, father son relationship ...
Time: 60s, 21st century, 20th century, 80s, 90s ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.0
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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, family saga, melancholic, uplifting ...
Plot: family feud, ranch, mogul, oil industry, family relations, family business, ambition, hypocrisy, uninhibited rivalry, parents and children, rich and poor, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, southern usa, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: captivating, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere
Plot: village, medical, countryside, police, farm, english countryside, cop as target, cop witness relations, social relations, honest law enforcer, motorcycle chase, fighting crime ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england, europe, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Poldark (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Britain is in the grip of a chilling recession... falling wages, rising prices, civil unrest - only the bankers are smiling. It's 1783 and Ross Poldark returns from the American War of Independence to his beloved Cornwall to find his world in ...
Style: captivating, family saga, realistic, serious, saga ...
Plot: countryside, estate, love and romance, love affair, romance, society, rich and poor, master and servant, poverty, social differences, couple relations, family relations ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1780s, georgian era
Place: england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: gay, lesbian, rivalry, intrigue, love and romance, couples, family problems, family relations, family in crisis, eccentric family, small town, family business ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: sentimental, touching, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: women, nurse, family relations, small town, countryside, strong female presence, workplace, love and romance, workplace situations, small town life, sister in law, fictional city ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Yasak Elma (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: captivating, sincere, touching, serious, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: parents and children, mansion, wealthy family, love, husband wife relationship, ambition, friendship, intrigue, family relations, family life, love and romance, family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: captivating, serious, realistic, touching
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: single mother, starting over, lifestyle, fish out of water, family relations, youth, teenage life, parents and children, family life, mistress, parents separation, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: realistic, serious
Plot: women, family relations, small town, intrigue, love and romance, couples, family life, couple relations, americana, love affair, divorce, power ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: realistic, serious, psychological
Plot: gypsy, age difference, happy ending, pets, countryside, village, romance, misfit, mentally challenged, dealing with death, love and romance, society ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: talky, realistic, serious, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: yuppie, parenthood, women, parents, family relations, friendship, advertising, friends, social relations, couples, thirtysomething life, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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, teens
Plot: estate, aristocracy, high society, relatives, countryside, manners, traditional versus modern, family life, butler, servant, master and servant, aristocrat ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, edwardian era, 50s, victorian era ...
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Playing the Field (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 60 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: realistic, serious, exciting, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: lesbian, soccer, sport team, friendship, strong female presence, social relations, friends, couples, scout, passionate interest, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s
Place: yorkshire, europe, england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Dahoam is Dahoam (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dahoam is Dahoam is a German television series. The soap opera concerns the lives of the residents of the fictitious village of Lansing in Upper Bavaria. The characters speak the Bavarian dialect.
Style: emotional, light, captivating, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: village, family relations, social relations, society, couples, village life, rivalry, intrigue, everyday life, friendship, boredom, simple man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%