Movies and TV shows like EastEnders

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EastEnders (1985)
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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, intrigue, family business, family in crisis, neighbor neighbor relationship, small community, jealousy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, small town, husband wife relationship, parent grown child relationship, family relations, adultery, british, father figure, family life, realism, family problems, strong female presence, bittersweet, dog, police ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 2000s, 2010s, 1990s
Place: england, london, europe, east end london

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Most similar movies to EastEnders

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and emotional films and TV series with plots about family relations, couples, couple relations, society, family problems, parents and children and family life mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like EastEnders: Emmerdale (1972), Hollyoaks (1995), General Hospital (1963), The Bill (1984), The Bold and the Beautiful (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, pub, dialogue, parents and children, honest, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 70s, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england
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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: sincere, realistic, serious, emotional, captivating
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: family relations, teenage love, teenage boy, teenage life, college life, youth, love and romance, family problems, family life, couple relations, adolescence vs adulthood, student life ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
General Hospital (1963)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Families, friends, enemies and lovers experience life-changing events in the large upstate New York city of Port Charles, which has a busy hospital, upscale hotel, cozy diner and dangerous waterfront frequented by the criminal underworld.
Style: twists and turns, serious, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: hospital, rivalry, parents and children, family in crisis, siblings relations, family life, family business, manipulation, intrigue, manipulations, dishonesty, doctors and patients ...
Time: 60s, 2010s, 2020s, 70s, 2000s ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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The Bill (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The Bill is a police procedural television series that was broadcast on the ITV network from 16 October 1984 until 31 August 2010. The programme originated from a one-off drama, entitled Woodentop, which was broadcast in August 1983. In its final ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, sincere
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: police investigation, police detective, fighting crime, crime, police station, society, workplace situations, partners, law enforcement, crimes, inspector, police ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 21st century ...
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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, intrigue, family problems, family life, betrayal, rivalry, loss of partner ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, 20th century, contemporary, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Brown Girls (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 480 min.
TV show
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, realistic, saga
Plot: love affair, romance, culture clash, couple relations, family life, strong female presence, society, parents and children, siblings relations, village, bittersweet, couples ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.3
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Dynasty (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: The saga of a wealthy Denver family in the oil business: Blake Carrington, the patriarch; Krystle, his former secretary and wife; his children: Adam, lost in childhood after a kidnapping; Fallon, pampered and spoiled; Steven, openly gay; and Amanda, ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, enigmatic, saga
Plot: family business, wealthy family, intrigue, rivalry, family problems, uninhibited rivalry, family relations, hypocrisy, ambition, love and romance, blind ambition, americana ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: village life, romance, infidelity, adultery, family life, family relations, love and romance, family problems, society, dishonesty, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Days of Our Lives (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Horton and Brady broods endure the romantic trials of life in Salem, a Midwestern hamlet filled with evil geniuses, star-crossed lovers and a rich family history.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, emotional
Plot: infidelity, family relations, love triangle, betrayal, loss of daughter, family problems, presumed dead, power relations, couple relations, siblings relations, intrigue, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 60s, 90s, 80s, 20th century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental, saga
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, family relations, beach, family problems, social relations, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, youth, romance, first sex, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 80s, 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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WPC 56 (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Drama following WPC Gina Dawson, the first Woman Police Constable to join Brinford Constabulary, a fictional police force in the West Midlands, in 1956. The show focuses on WPC Gina Dawson's struggle to gain acceptance in the male-dominated ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: police investigation, policewoman, female police officer, police station, police detective, workplace situations, gender, law enforcement, workplace, crimes, murder, female friendship ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1956, 1950s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Line of Beauty (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 177 min.
TV show
Story: Nick Guest comes to London to live with his college friend's family, the Feddens. A short stay becomes permanent, and Nick positions himself in the family's plentiful lives of parties and politics during the Thatcher years. Over the course ...
Style: emotional, touching, saga, serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, homosexual, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, self discovery, family life, coming out, love affair, infidelity, life is a bitch, love and romance, gender ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: family life, family in crisis, family problems, family relations, couples, intrigue, rivalry, love and romance, love affair, small town, family business, indoor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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South Riding (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Andrew Davies sparkling adaption of Winifred Holtby's acclaimed novel. Insightful, warm and full of memorable characters, South Riding tells a fraught love story and paints a panaromic portrait of a Yorkshire community in the long aftermath of ...
Style: captivating, emotional, touching, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love affair, family relations, hopes, parents and children, society, love and romance, human spirit, social relations, small town, strong female presence, power relations, high school ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: realistic, sentimental, emotional, serious, saga
Plot: family relations, family life, infidelity, couple relations, rivalry, intrigue, family problems, social differences, love triangle, power relations, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 21st century, 90s, 70s ...
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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, sentimental, emotional, sincere
Plot: suburbs, friendship, infidelity, family relations, cafe, wedding, love and romance, dishonesty, betrayal, rivalry, siblings relations, suburban life ...
Time: 80s, 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
A Woman of Substance (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 490 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, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female protagonist, family relations, ambition, world war one, store, working class, pregnancy, inheritance, master and servant, vengeance, rich and poor, love affair ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s, 1930s, 1920s, 20s ...
Place: england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.5
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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, infidelity, fall in love, civil war, star crossed lovers, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: europe, ireland, london, england, atlanta georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: serious, captivating, sincere, realistic, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: husband wife relationship, love, wealthy family, family life, family, parents and children, love and romance, ambition, family relations, friendship, marital argument, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 8.3
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The Street (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Street is a British television drama series created by Jimmy McGovern and produced by Granada Television for the BBC. The series follows the lives of various residents of an unnamed street in Manchester and features an all-star cast including ...
Style: realistic, sincere, emotional, serious, anthology ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: couple relations, family life, neighbor, social relations, dull life, small town, family problems, crumbling marriage, friendship, neighborhood, love affair, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, northern england, manchester
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61%
 7.1
 10K
Dallas (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: J.R., Bobby and Sue Ellen Ewing are all back at Southfork, with plenty of secrets, schemes and betrayals in mind. This time, they're joined by the next generation of Ewings, who take ambition and deception to a new level.
Style: realistic, serious, twists and turns, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: family business, betrayal, family relations, parents and children, family feud, family secret, dishonesty, ambition, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, intrigue, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, southern usa, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.3
 598
Forbidden Love (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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: serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: infidelity, gays and lesbians, young lovers, family relations, family problems, gender, love and romance, romance, family life, fall in love, family in crisis, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: intrigue, lifestyle, society, rich and poor, rise to the top, fall in love, power relations, life is a bitch, prejudice, greed, social differences, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, victorian england, 1800s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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, sincere ...
Plot: wealthy family, family relations, family business, rivalry, betrayal, intrigue, family feud, family problems, parents and children, ambition, couple relations, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, stylized, captivating, biting ...
Plot: prostitute, love affair, social climbing, rich and poor, mental illness, social differences, mistress, couple relations, couples, high society, diary, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian era, victorian, 1880s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: captivating, psychological, suspenseful, tense, contemplative
Plot: extramarital affair, working class, class differences, social climbing, social status, husband wife relationship, adultery, love triangle, car accident, british, older woman younger man relationship, ex soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 1950s
Place: england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 8.7
 164K
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, traditional versus modern, family life, family relations, social differences, high society ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, 20s
Place: england, yorkshire, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.7
 2K
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, society, social relations, child birth, childbirth, village, family, shell shock
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.5
 889
The Mill (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Powerful historical drama series, based on the lives of real people, telling the story of young 19th-century apprentices taking their lives into their own hands for the first time.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: working class, workplace, life is a bitch, factory worker, society, factory, power relations, mechanic, realism, family relations, rich and poor, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: touching, atmospheric, stylized, witty, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, grief, love, family life, rich and poor, village life, wooing, siblings relations, unlikely couple, romance, master and servant, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%