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, workplace situations, love affair, love and romance, department store, workplace, urban, rise to the top, ambition, power relations, shopping, high society, store, materialism, eligible bachelor, manners, sexual tension, traditional versus modern, new job, manager, workplace problem, power struggle, intelligence, loss of parent, loss of family member ...
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 serious, realistic, stylized and captivating films and TV series with plots about love and romance, power relations, society, couples, family relations, social differences 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), Upstairs Downstairs (2010). 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, serious, realistic
Plot: businessman, rise to the top, visionary, american in the uk, department store, high society, ambition, urban, workplace, boss and employee, workplace situations, fashion ...
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, workplace situations, lifestyle, society, photographer, workplace, rise to the top, notoriety, siblings relations, ambition, social relations ...
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, stylized, realistic, tragicomedy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: estate, aristocracy, master and servant, family relations, family life, countryside, manners, love and romance, parents and children, social differences, inheritance, high society ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 20s, 1920s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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84%
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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, master and servant, heir heiress, social differences, hotel, investigation, dishonesty, crimes, society, high society, maid ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: spain
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77%
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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: serious, stylized, touching, realistic
Plot: high society, master and servant, social differences, class differences, racial issues, intrigue, servant, romance, scandal, family life, family relations, power relations ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: england, europe, london
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100%
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, city country contrast, village, hopes, society, social differences, social relations, coming of age, family business, small town, poverty ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s, victorian era
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, serious, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town life, small town, love and romance, high society, aristocracy, social differences, class differences, siblings relations, marriage, eligible bachelor, proposal, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: serious, stylized, realistic, touching
Plot: butler, maid, master and servant, social differences, servant, family life, society, family relations, power relations, couple relations, rich and poor, love and romance ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20s, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: england, europe, london
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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: captivating, serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: manipulation, blind ambition, rise to the top, romance, couple relations, rich and poor, life turned upside down, ambition, society, couples, power relations, manipulations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england
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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: captivating, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: betrayal, inheritance, love affair, social differences, dishonesty, love and romance, society, power relations, life is a bitch, lifestyle, gentleman, mill ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, victorian england
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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: serious, emotional, captivating, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: doctor, couple relations, clinic, doctors and patients, hospital, workplace situations, workplace, couples, power relations, boss and employee, love affair, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 370
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: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, family relations, estate, couple relations, parents and children, countryside, siblings relations, social differences, fall in love, family life, society, couples ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: serious, sentimental, realistic, clever, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nanny, child abuse, butler, master and servant, friendship, society, family relations, power relations, friends, babies and infants, social differences, love and romance ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, edwardian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: serious, emotional, stylized, realistic, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: master and servant, store, female protagonist, inheritance, working class, pregnancy, ambition, rise to the top, security, career woman, heiress, jealousy ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century, 20s, 30s ...
Place: england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Forsyte Saga (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Adaptation from John Galsworthy's novels.
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, epic, touching ...
Plot: love and romance, love affair, rich and poor, couple relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, romance, family relations, intrigue, siblings relations, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 20th century, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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, serious, stylized, realistic, touching ...
Plot: working class, factory, workplace situations, society, realism, workplace, family relations, parents and children, rich and poor, siblings relations, social differences, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england
⇓ 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, serious, realistic
Plot: couple relations, parents and children, society, love affair, social differences, love and romance, high society, rich and poor, family relations, dysfunctional family, architect, gem ...
Time: 19th century, 20s, victorian, 20th century, 1900s ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, social differences, society, male objectification, female protagonist, male nudity, class differences, solace
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 784
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: serious, witty, realistic, captivating
Plot: workplace, boss, human nature, workplace situations, car salesman, dishonesty, power relations, crumbling marriage, boss and employee, couples, family problems, disorder
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Wives and Daughters (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 301 min.
Story: Elizabeth Gaskell's enchanting tale of romance, scandal, and intrigue in a gossipy English town comes to Masterpiece Theatre in a lavish four-part production of Wives and Daughters, adapted by celebrated screenwriter Andrew Davies.Davies, who ...
Style: clever, uplifting, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: doctor, love and romance, secret marriage, aristocrat, estate, death, marriage, gossip, ship, love triangle, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1820s, 1830s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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, serious, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Plot: hospital, doctor, doctors and patients, workplace situations, workplace romance, love and romance, workplace intrigue, intern, medicine, children, doctor patient relationship, nurse ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 90s
Place: europe, 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, atmospheric, stylized, realistic
Plot: jazz, music, music band, interracial relations, black, urban, artists and showbiz, musician's life, rising to stardom, ambition, crimes, society ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: england, london
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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: serious, stylized, emotional, realistic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, social relations, teacher, human spirit, high school, love affair, small town, parents and children, high school life, small town life, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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, captivating, realistic
Plot: rich and poor, social differences, society, social relations, couple relations, dishonesty, couples, power relations, lifestyle, fortune telling, british tv, oxford ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Desperate Romantics (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Story: Six-part drama series set in and among the alleys, galleries and flesh-houses of 19th-century industrial London, following the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, a vagabond group of English painters, poets and critics.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: painting, artist, artists and showbiz, rebelliousness, love and romance, rebellion, couples, social relations, bohemian life, lust, aristocracy, lifestyle ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, sentimental, touching, realistic
Plot: rich and poor, love affair, love triangle, social differences, romance, love and romance, society, power relations, master and servant, betrayal, working class, ambition ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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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: sincere, touching, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: hospital, doctor, doctors and patients, workplace situations, workplace romance, workplace intrigue, intern, cure, rivalry, surgery, nurse, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 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: serious, stylized, realistic, captivating
Plot: friendship, love affair, roommate, group of friends, destiny, love and romance, society, friends, social relations, artist, lifestyle, legacy ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 60s, 70s ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Martin Chuzzlewit (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 385 min.
Story: Martin Chuzzlewit is an old man with a large fortune and an even larger set of family and friends. A portrait of greed and selfishness, this magnificent adaptation of Dickens' comic masterpiece features an all-star cast.
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: inheritance, blackmail, intrigue, manipulations, innocence lost, ambition, dishonesty, society, family relations, social relations, tribe, social climbing ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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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: sincere, serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: sex, lawyer, city life, twentysomething life, cult, young adult, roommate, office, workplace situations, legal, workplace, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london
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21%