Movies and TV shows like EastEnders

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EastEnders (1985)
 4.9
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EastEnders (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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, british, small community, jealousy, small town, parent grown child relationship, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father figure, adultery, family relations, family life, realism, family problems, dog, businessman, infidelity, cafe ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, london, europe, east end london

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, society, love and romance, family life, couple relations and family problems mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like EastEnders: Emmerdale (1972), Lark Rise to Candleford (2008), Hollyoaks (1995), General Hospital (1963), The Bill (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 2K
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, social relations, family relations, family problems, family, honest, dialogue, parents and children, friendship, lifestyle, countryside ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 70s, contemporary, 20th century ...
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, serious, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: village life, friendship, village, city country contrast, society, social differences, hopes, social relations, coming of age, family business, grief, poverty ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 5.1
 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, captivating, emotional, serious
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage boy, teenage love, teenage girl, college life, love and romance, teenage life, family problems, youth, college, student life, couple relations, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
General Hospital (1963)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, emotional, realistic, captivating
Plot: hospital, rivalry, parents and children, siblings relations, manipulations, family in crisis, dishonesty, family life, family business, intrigue, parents separation, doctors and patients ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.6
 2K
The Bill (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
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, realistic, serious, sincere
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: police investigation, police station, fighting crime, police detective, crime, law enforcement, partners, society, workplace situations, inspector, police, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 80s, 90s, contemporary ...
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, infidelity, romance, family life, family relations, dishonesty, love affair, family problems, society, love and romance, couple relations, girlfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.3
 6K
Dynasty (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
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: serious, realistic, captivating, enigmatic
Plot: intrigue, family business, rivalry, oil, family problems, family relations, uninhibited rivalry, parents and children, wealthy family, love and romance, couple relations, hypocrisy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
A Woman of Substance (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 490 min.
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: realistic, emotional, stylized, serious, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: store, pregnancy, working class, ambition, female protagonist, inheritance, master and servant, family problems, society, couples, love affair, vengeance ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20s, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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WPC 56 (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
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
Plot: police investigation, police station, sexism, female police officer, crimes, workplace situations, law enforcement, workplace, feminism, gender, police detective, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.4
 571
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: serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: infidelity, family problems, family life, gender, young lovers, family in crisis, romance, love and romance, fall in love, gays and lesbians, unfulfilled love, forbidden love ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.2
 10K
Dallas (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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, captivating, serious, stylized, twists and turns ...
Plot: family business, betrayal, ranch, parents and children, family secret, family feud, family relations, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, ambition, family problems, intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, southern usa, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.5
 3K
Scarlett (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Austria
Duration: 360 min.
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, stylized, captivating, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, parents and children, couples, couple relations, family relations, romance, society, fall in love, infidelity, civil war, star crossed lovers, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: europe, ireland, london, england, atlanta georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 8.7
 140K
Downton Abbey (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
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, tragicomedy, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: estate, master and servant, aristocracy, family relations, family life, countryside, high society, manners, parents and children, inheritance, love and romance, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 20s, 1920s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 8.3
 942
The Street (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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, gloomy
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: family life, couple relations, neighbor, crumbling marriage, family problems, dull life, social relations, small town, friendship, anthology, neighborhood, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, manchester, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: family in crisis, couple relations, family life, eccentric family, couples, love affair, family problems, love and romance, rivalry, small town, family relations, intrigue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Bold and the Beautiful (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Continuing drama combining romance and intrigue set against the glittering backdrop of Beverly Hills and the American fashion industry.
Style: sentimental, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: fashion, infidelity, rich and poor, siblings relations, couple relations, lifestyle, society, social differences, cult, power relations, parents and children, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 80s, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Glass Virgin (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Set in 1870s England, the story tells of Annabella Lagrange and the terrible secret her wealthy parents have kept from her. When she finally learns the truth, she runs away and eventually finds solace in the company of her family's former ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: working class, society, prostitute, friendship, coming of age, romance, love and romance, youth, self discovery, family life, couples, family relations
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.8
 3K
The Octopus (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, UK, West Germany
Duration: 402 min.
Story: Corrado Cattani is a police inspector whose life is devoted to fighting the Italian mafia (known here as "La Piovra" or "The Octopus").
Style: serious, tense, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: crime, mafia, murder, fighting crime, police investigation, cosa nostra, law enforcement, society, family relations, family life, smuggling, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: sicily, italy, europe, palermo italy, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.8
 835
Mansfield Park (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 261 min.
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, realistic, witty
Plot: love and romance, rich and poor, wooing, estate, love triangle, family relations, romance, couples, romantic rivalry, adultery, cousin cousin relationship, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Days of Our Lives (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, emotional, serious, sentimental
Plot: infidelity, family problems, family tradition, dishonesty, suburbs, family feud, couples, society, lifestyle, unwanted pregnancy, cult, family life ...
Time: 60s, contemporary, 90s, 80s, 21st century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Sense and Sensibility (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Two sisters of opposing temperaments find love and some heartbreak in Jane Austen's 18th century classic.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, sincere, witty, stylized ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, jane austen, love, unlikely couple, fall in love, romance, village life, rich and poor, unfulfilled love, infidelity, wooing, looking for love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Brown Girls (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 480 min.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: culture clash, family relations, social relations, family life, love affair, couples, family business, village life, siblings relations, society, village, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Home and Away (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 22 min.
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, emotional, realistic, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, beach, family relations, social relations, romance, couple relations, fall in love, parents and children, love and romance, dysfunctional family, teenage love, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, 80s, contemporary ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Line of Beauty (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
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: realistic, touching, emotional, serious
Plot: homosexual, gays and lesbians, sexual exploration, couples, family life, love affair, family relations, coming of age, lifestyle, gender, society, self discovery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.1
 1K
South Riding (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
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: touching, realistic, stylized, emotional, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, power relations, high school, high school life, society, small town, social relations, love affair, hopes, love and romance, parents and children, small town life ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Way We Live Now (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
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: biting, witty, serious, realistic
Plot: society, intrigue, lifestyle, rich and poor, prejudice, couples, power relations, rise to the top, couple relations, life is a bitch, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1800s, victorian era
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.3
 341
Ryan's Hope (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Ryan's Hope is an American soap opera created by Claire Labine and Paul Avila Mayer, originally airing for 13 years on ABC from July 7, 1975 to January 13, 1989. It revolved around the trials and tribulations within a large Irish-American ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, friends, hopes, society, family life, family business, working class, bar, sergeant, irish american
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Dance to the Music of Time (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 416 min.
Story: Anthony Powell's 12 volume novel sequence "A Dance to the Music of Time" has been dramatised for television.
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, social differences, society, rich and poor, couple relations, social relations, power relations, couples, dishonesty, dancing, classmate, fortune telling ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 8.5
 858
Poldark (1975)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: estate, homecoming, society, social differences, unfulfillment, master and servant, love and romance, couple relations, rich and poor, siblings relations, unfulfilled love, romance ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1700s
Place: england, europe, mine, cornwall, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Forsyte Saga (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Adaptation from John Galsworthy's novels.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, touching, epic ...
Plot: love and romance, rich and poor, love affair, unfulfillment, siblings relations, parents and children, unfulfilled love, couple relations, romance, intrigue, couples, family problems ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 20th century, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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