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Necessary Roughness (2011)
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Necessary Roughness (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Necessary Roughness is a USA Network television series starring Callie Thorne and Scott Cohen. The one-hour drama series was picked up for 12 episodes on January 19, 2011. The series debuted on June 29, 2011, with a 90-minute premiere episode. The second season premiered on June 6, 2012. On January 7, 2013, USA Network announced the series was renewed for a 10-episode third season, which began on June 12, 2013.
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: football, single parent, therapy, single mother, sport, family relations, overcoming, relationship vs career, changing lives, power relations, therapist, friendship, self discovery, morality, patient, sport team, strong female presence, workplace situations, outside help, psychotherapist, con artists, football player, job, strength, psychotherapy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and touching films and TV series with plots about family relations, parents and children, friendship, strong female presence, love and romance, power relations and couples mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Necessary Roughness: Fairly Legal (2011), Anger Management (2012), Emily Owens M.D. (2012), Hawthorne (2009), Togetherness (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Fairly Legal (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: Kate Reed is a firm believer that justice can always be found--even if it's not always in the courtroom. Once a lawyer at her family's esteemed San Francisco firm, Kate's frustration with the legal system led her to a new career as a ...
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, sincere, realistic
Plot: boss and employee, law firm, female lawyer, family relations, starting over, introspection, workplace situations, parents and children, death of parent, workplace, power relations, career change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
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Anger Management (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Charlie is a non-traditional therapist specializing in anger management. He has a successful private practice and he performs pro bono counseling for an inmate group at a state prison. Prior to his career as a therapist, he was a major league ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious, melancholic ...
Plot: therapy, therapist, anger management, rage, anger, psychiatrist, disorder, frustration, unconventional method, silly humor, doctors and patients, patient ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Emily Owens M.D. (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Emily Owens, M.D. is an American medical drama television series created by Jennie Snyder Urman. It was picked up by The CW on May 11, 2012, It premiered on The CW on October 16, 2012, and aired on Tuesdays at 9:00 pm Eastern/8:00 pm Central. On ...
Style: sentimental, serious, medical drama, feel good, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: hospital, doctor, crush, lifestyle, intern, workplace situations, workplace, treatment, surgery, love and romance, workplace romance, doctors and patients ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa
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Hawthorne (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Hawthorne is an hour-long medical drama on the TNT television network starring Jada Pinkett Smith and Michael Vartan. It premiered on June 16, 2009. On Thursday, September 16, 2010, it was announced that Hawthorne has been renewed for a third and ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: hospital, nurse, african american woman, doctors and patients, workplace, single parent, family relations, workplace situations, friendship, female protagonist, coworker relationship, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, virginia
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Togetherness (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Four adults nearing 40, living under the same roof, struggle to keep their relationships and their individual dreams alive.
Style: humorous, sitcom, mumblecore, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: relationship vs career, couple relations, ambition, buddies, couples, friendship, hopes, follow your dream, love and romance, family relations, friends, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Being Mary Jane (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Mary Jane Paul is a one-woman-show: a successful TV news anchor, and an entirely self-sufficient powerhouse who remains devoted to a family that doesn't share her motivation. Intense drama and unforgettable moments unfold as Mary Jane juggles ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious
Plot: relationship vs career, ambition, workplace, family values, family relations, producer, workplace situations, female protagonist, television, strong female presence, anchor, tv news ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Windfall is a serial drama television series about a group of people in an unnamed small city who win almost $400,000,000 in a lottvery.
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: lottery, marital problem, single parent, disorder, family relations, couple relations, couples, teenage life, youth, love and romance, family problems, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Queen Sugar (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows the life of two sisters, Nova Bordelon and Charley Bordelon, who, with her teenage son Micah moves to the heart of Louisiana to claim an inheritance from her recently departed father - an 800-acre sugarcane farm.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, sincere
Plot: family drama, farm, sugarcane, parents and children, family relations, life turned upside down, power relations, interracial relations, social relations, single parent, society, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
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Billy & Billie (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Billy & Billie centers on two young adults as they fall in love. They face the usual barrage of attention from their friends and family, and the normal anxieties that come at the start of a new relationship-all further complicated by the fact ...
Style: captivating, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: stepbrother stepsister relationship, eccentric family, fall in love, forbidden love, family relations, society, family problems, love and romance, romance, couples, step siblings, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Will Freeman lives a charmed existence as the ultimate man-child. After writing a hit song, he was granted a life of free time, free love and freedom from financial woes. He's single, unemployed and loving it. So imagine his surprise when ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, miami, florida
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44%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Judge Olivia Lockhart is considered the community's guiding light in the picturesque, coastal town of Cedar Cove, Washington. But like everyone else, Olivia fights the uphill battle of balancing career with family and finding love, all the ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: small town, relationship vs career, love and romance, family relations, looking for love, loss of son, courtroom, social relations, parents and children, wooing, couple relations, rivalry ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Audience: girls' night, teens
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Duration: 100 min.
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Duration: 60 min.
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Duration: 28 min.
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Country: USA
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TV show
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Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat ...
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35%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, serious, saga
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Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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TV show
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Style: serious, sincere, humorous, sentimental, realistic
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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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, exciting, sincere ...
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Style: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, realistic ...
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33%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 237 min.
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Place: usa, new york
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32%
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Married (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, sitcom ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage, couple relations, couples, parents and children, family relations, family life, friendship, love and romance, save the day, sexual relations, battle of the sexes, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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