Movies and TV shows like The Paradise

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The Paradise (2012)
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The Paradise (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An intoxicating love story set in England's first department store in the 1870s. The Paradise revolves around the lives of the people who live and work in the store, each bound in their own way by the power of the world they live in, and the pasts that follow them there. A love story, mystery, and social comedy all in one.
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fashion, love and romance, high society, love affair, workplace situations, department store, ambition, shopping, urban, rise to the top, workplace, power relations, success, intelligence, ambitious, manager, boss, power struggle, new job, lifestyle, eligible bachelor, loss of parent, sexual tension, materialism, manners ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, 20th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, stylized and captivating films and TV series with plots about love and romance, power relations, society, social differences, couples, family relations and love affair mostly in Drama, Romance and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Paradise: Mr Selfridge (2013), The House of Eliott (1991), Downton Abbey (2010), Grand Hotel (2011), Lark Rise to Candleford (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mr Selfridge (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Mr. Selfridge recounts the real life story of the flamboyant and visionary American founder of Selfridge's, London's lavish department store. Set in 1909 London, when women were reveling in a new sense of freedom and modernity, it follows ...
Style: stylized, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: businessman, rise to the top, visionary, high society, department store, american in the uk, owner, ambitious, fashion, materialism, urban, lifestyle ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, london
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The House of Eliott (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The House of Eliott is a British television series produced and broadcast by the BBC in three series between 1991 and 1994. The series starred Stella Gonet and Louise Lombard as two sisters in 1920s London who establish a dressmaking business and ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: fashion, family relations, lifestyle, photographer, workplace situations, society, notoriety, workplace, rise to the top, media sensation, siblings relations, staff ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: england, london
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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, tragicomedy, stylized, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: estate, master and servant, aristocracy, love and romance, family relations, family life, high society, countryside, manners, parents and children, inheritance, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 20s, 1920s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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85%
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Grand Hotel (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Grand Hotel is a Spanish drama television series directed by Carlos Sedes and starring Yon Gonzalez and Amaia Salamanca. It first aired on Antena 3 in Spain on 11 October 2011 and on Sky Arts 1 in the UK on 18 November 2012. The series, filmed at ...
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: love and romance, intrigue, heir heiress, master and servant, social differences, hotel, maid, society, dishonesty, investigation, crimes, high society ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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: sentimental, sincere, realistic, serious, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: village life, friendship, village, city country contrast, social relations, social differences, society, hopes, coming of age, family business, grief, poverty ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Cranford (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 469 min.
Story: In the 1840s, Cranford is ruled by the ladies. They adore good gossip; and romance and change is in the air, as the unwelcome grasp of the Industrial Revolution rapidly approaches their beloved rural market-town.
Style: sincere, atmospheric, clever, stylized, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town life, small town, aristocracy, high society, love and romance, marriage, class differences, social differences, siblings relations, proposal, eligible bachelor, widow widower ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Upstairs Downstairs (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in 1936, the show takes viewers, old and new, back to the lavish world of Belgravia, London. A new set of occupants reside at 165 Eaton Place and viewers see how external and internal influences of the tumultuous pre-war period shape and mould ...
Style: touching, serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: master and servant, high society, family life, couples, family tradition, butler, millionaire, love and romance, couple relations, widow widower, rich and poor, family relations ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Upstairs, Downstairs (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Upstairs, Downstairs is a British television drama series originally produced by London Weekend Television and revived by the BBC. It ran on ITV in 68 episodes divided into five series from 1971 to 1975. Set in a large townhouse in Edwardian, First ...
Style: stylized, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: maid, butler, lifestyle, power relations, rich and poor, couple relations, love and romance, social differences, society, high society, couples, family life ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20s, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Vanity Fair (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray's novel. The first colour production from the BBC.
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: manipulation, life turned upside down, love and romance, blind ambition, social differences, society, couples, wooing, dishonesty, power relations, rise to the top, manipulations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Our Mutual Friend (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 350 min.
Story: Intertwining tales of love, greed, and secret identities in Charles Dickens's 1860s London.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: betrayal, inheritance, social differences, society, lifestyle, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, life is a bitch, power relations, mill, inspector ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, victorian england
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.1
 923
Doctors (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Set in the fictional Midlands town of Letherbridge, defined as being close to the city of Birmingham, this soap opera follows the staff and families of a doctor's surgery.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: doctor, doctors and patients, clinic, terminal illness, power relations, social relations, workplace, love affair, chief of staff, couples, unfulfillment, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Berkeley Square (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Three young women from very different backgrounds meet, become friends and share experiences when they all gain positions as nannies in the wealthy households of London's exclusive Berkeley Square.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, clever
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nanny, butler, child abuse, lifestyle, high society, friendship, power relations, youth, society, social differences, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, edwardian era
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Forsyte Saga (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 276 min.
Story: In 2002, the first two books and the first interlude of John Galsworthy's trilogy The Forsyte Saga were adapted by Granada Television for the ITV network. Additional funding for this production was provided by American PBS station WGBH, the ...
Style: touching, stylized, realistic, serious
Plot: couple relations, society, social differences, love affair, high society, love and romance, parents and children, rich and poor, family relations, dysfunctional family, gem, architect ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 20s, 20th century, edwardian era ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Forsyte Saga (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Adaptation from John Galsworthy's novels.
Style: stylized, serious, epic, realistic, touching ...
Plot: love affair, love and romance, rich and poor, dysfunctional family, intrigue, family problems, couples, couple relations, parents and children, unfulfillment, power relations, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 20th century, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Flambards (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 780 min.
Story: In the early 1900s in England, young Christina is orphaned and goes to live with her Uncle Russell, who owns the country estate of Flambards, and has two sons. Mark, the elder, is a wastrel, a roue and, like his father, loves to hunt. The younger ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, captivating
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Making of a Lady (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 1901:- Poor but intelligent Emily Fox Seton accepts a marriage proposal from the older Lord James Walderhurst,a widower pushed into providing an heir by his haughty aunt Maria,
Style: stylized, tense, realistic, serious, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, love affair, solace, society, social differences, class differences, male objectification, female protagonist, male nudity
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Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Ordinary Lies (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Exploring what happens when a bunch of white lies spiral out of control and the effect it has on an ordinary group of colleagues and friends.
Style: captivating, serious, witty, realistic
Plot: workplace, boss, human nature, couples, family problems, dishonesty, disorder, workplace situations, crumbling marriage, boss and employee, power relations, car salesman
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Dancing on the Edge (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Story: A black jazz band becomes entangled in the aristocratic world of 1930s London as they seek fame and fortune.
Style: serious, stylized, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: jazz, music, musician's life, ambition, music band, urban, aristocracy, lifestyle, society, high society, backstage, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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, serious, emotional, stylized, captivating
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20s, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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The Mill (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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: gloomy, touching, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Plot: working class, mechanic, power relations, realism, factory, workplace, rich and poor, siblings relations, family relations, society, social differences, factory worker ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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, captivating, stylized, serious, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town life, high school, social relations, power relations, high school life, society, human spirit, love affair, hopes, parents and children, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
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22%
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Casualty (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Casualty, stylised as CASUAL+Y, is a British medical drama television series that airs weekly on BBC One, and the longest-running emergency medical drama television series in the world. Created by Jeremy Brock and Paul Unwin, it was first broadcast ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: hospital, doctor, workplace situations, doctors and patients, intern, workplace romance, workplace intrigue, love and romance, medicine, accident, nurse, death ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 80s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: serious, stylized, realistic, captivating
Plot: social differences, lifestyle, society, dishonesty, couples, rich and poor, couple relations, power relations, social relations, female nudity, dancing, fortune telling ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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The Wingless Bird (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: On the eve of World War I, Agnes Conway manages both the business and the problems of her troubled family. She finds the strength to break class barriers and help her sister Jessie marry a good boy from a family of dockside toughs. Is she strong ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
Plot: rich and poor, working class, couples, dishonesty, love affair, master and servant, family relations, romance, love and romance, love triangle, ambition, power relations ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 8.5
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This Life (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A group of aspiring young lawyers sharing a shabby house in London, charting their careers and personal lives.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, emotional, serious
Plot: lawyer, sex, irresponsible, couple relations, dedicated lawyer, workplace intrigue, love and romance, lawyers and clients, direction and purpose, twentysomething life, workplace situations, city life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Desperate Romantics (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
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Style: serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: artist, painting, lifestyle, rebelliousness, aristocracy, lust, rebellion, artists and showbiz, couples, bohemian life, social relations, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Crimson Petal and the White (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 274 min.
Story: Follow Sugar into the underbelly of Victorian London seething with vitality, sexuality, ambition and emotion.
Style: stylized, serious, sexual, biting, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, rich and poor, couple relations, social climbing, love affair, social decay, reform, couples, mistress, diary, love and romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian england, 1880s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.1
 566
White Heat (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A story about a group of seven London-based students from 1965 to the present day.
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: destiny, friendship, social relations, friends, love affair, love and romance, artist, society, lifestyle, group of friends, roommate, legacy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 21st century, 60s, 80s ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.8
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Holby City (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Drama series about life on the wards of Holby City Hospital, following the highs and lows of the staff and patients.
Style: touching, captivating, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: hospital, doctor, doctors and patients, intern, cure, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, rivalry, workplace romance, surgery, nurse, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Where the Heart Is (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
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: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, captivating
Plot: small town, nurse, small town life, love and romance, family relations, workplace situations, workplace, sister in law, husband wife relationship, british, factory
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england
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20%