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The Paradise (2012)
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The Paradise (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, fashion, love affair, high society, rise to the top, workplace situations, ambition, workplace, power relations, shopping, loss of family member, traditional versus modern, employer employee relationship, employee employee relationship, boss and employee, department store, flirting, urban, success, intelligence, ambitious, manager, store, boss, power struggle ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 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 society, power relations, love and romance, couples, family relations, social differences and couple relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like The Paradise: Mr Selfridge (2013), Lark Rise to Candleford (2008), Downton Abbey (2010), The House of Eliott (1991), Cranford (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mr Selfridge (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, high society, lifestyle, workplace, ambition, ambitious, business venture, marriage, materialism, workplace situations ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, london
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100%
Lark Rise to Candleford (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
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, stylized, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: english countryside, village life, friendship, hopes, society, family business, social relations, father son relationship, love and romance, village, class differences, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain
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100%
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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, social differences, family life, high society, traditional versus modern, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, 20s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The House of Eliott (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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, captivating, sincere
Plot: fashion, family relations, society, workplace situations, workplace, fashion designer, lifestyle, photographer, ambition, rise to the top, notoriety, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: england, london
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93%
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Cranford (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 469 min.
TV show
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, aristocracy, small town, social differences, family relations, love and romance, eligible bachelor, class differences, high society, family life, love triangle, social relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Upstairs Downstairs (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: realistic, touching, serious, stylized
Plot: master and servant, high society, butler, millionaire, family values, family relations, marriage, lifestyle, racial issues, housewife, rich and poor, couples ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Grand Hotel (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, realistic, serious, heartbreaking
Plot: love and romance, intrigue, investigation, hotel, master and servant, high society, maid, social differences, society, crimes, love affair, dishonesty ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: spain
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78%
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Velvet (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: In 1950s Spain, the heir to a fashion house romances a beautiful seamstress who works for the company, despite the objections of his family.
Style: stylized, romantic, captivating, emotional, sincere
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: fashion, impossible love, male female relationship, wealth, social differences, seamstress, fashion designer, workplace romance, society, love, dressmaker, clothes ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 60s, 1960s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Desperate Romantics (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
TV show
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: serious, realistic, stylized, sentimental, disturbing ...
Plot: bohemian life, lust, lifestyle, rebellion, rebelliousness, couples, love and romance, artist, painting, artists and showbiz, performer's life, aristocracy ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Wives and Daughters (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 301 min.
TV show
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: uplifting, serious, clever, psychological, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, prejudice, love and romance, parents and children, aristocrat, parent child relationship, love triangle, fall in love, couple relations, estate, secret marriage, gossip ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1830s, 1820s
Place: england, europe, britain, london, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Forsyte Saga (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 276 min.
TV show
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: realistic, stylized, touching, serious, saga ...
Plot: high society, couple relations, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, love affair, society, wealthy family, rich and poor, forbidden love, period piece, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, 1920s, victorian, 20s ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Upstairs, Downstairs (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: realistic, touching, stylized, serious
Plot: maid, butler, wealth, high society, master and servant, lifestyle, rich and poor, couples, society, love and romance, power relations, family relations ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 1930s, 1920s, 30s ...
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, captivating, stylized, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, love affair, couple relations, social climbing, rich and poor, mental illness, mistress, social differences, diary, couples, high society, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, 1880s, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, stylized, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: working class, workplace, life is a bitch, society, factory worker, factory, realism, parents and children, family relations, rich and poor, mechanic, workplace situations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Call the Midwife (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Drama following the lives of a group of midwives working in the poverty-stricken East End of London during the 1950s, based on the best-selling memoirs of Jennifer Worth.
Style: stylized, touching, sincere, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: convent, midwife, nun, nurse, childbirth, child birth, doctor, family life, friends, family relations, nursing, pregnancy ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 1960s, 60s, year 1961 ...
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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North & South (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 235 min.
TV show
Story: North & South is a British television drama serial, produced by the BBC and originally broadcast in four episodes on BBC One in November and December 2004. It follows the story of Margaret Hale, a young woman from southern England who has to ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: social differences, couple relations, love and romance, initially antagonists, fall in love, prejudice, rich and poor, romance, pride and honor, love affair, unlikely couple, young woman ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1850s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Forsyte Saga (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation from John Galsworthy's novels.
Style: family saga, stylized, epic, touching, serious ...
Plot: love and romance, love affair, rich and poor, dysfunctional family, parents and children, romance, intrigue, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, couple relations, family problems, couples ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Vanity Fair (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: This faithful BBC adaptation once again brings William Makepeace Thackeray's classic satirical novel to the screen. Becky Sharp (Natasha Little) is a beautiful, clever and poor girl determined to earn a higher place in society at any cost. The ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized, sincere ...
Plot: satire, manipulation, orphan, social climbing, high society, couple relations, social differences, rich and poor, strong female presence, life turned upside down, power relations, couples ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Hour (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A behind-the-scenes drama and espionage thriller in Cold War-era England that centers on a journalist, a producer, and an anchorman for an investigative news programme.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, stylized, tense
Plot: reporter, workplace romance, ambition, uncover truth, investigation, workplace, love triangle, tv show, rivalry, media coverage, workplace situations, journalism ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 50
Vanity Fair (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray's novel. The first colour production from the BBC.
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: manipulation, satire, society, blind ambition, dishonesty, romance, manipulations, rise to the top, ambition, life turned upside down, power relations, couples ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england
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26%
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 159 min.
TV show
Story: Based on a little known 1848 novel by Anne Bronte, Tara Fitzgerald stars as an enigmatic young woman who moves to 19th Century Yorkshire with a young son. Distancing herself from everyone in the village and their prying questions, she remains ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: romance, troubled marriage, new beginning, society, couple relations, love triangle, fall in love, alcohol abuse, looking for love, working class, infidelity, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Doctors (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, captivating, emotional, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: doctor, workplace, doctors and patients, clinic, workplace situations, couples, supportive coworker, couple relations, terminal illness, love affair, social relations, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Dancing on the Edge (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: A black jazz band becomes entangled in the aristocratic world of 1930s London as they seek fame and fortune.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, tense, stylized ...
Plot: jazz, music, rising to stardom, ambition, music band, musician's life, artists and showbiz, aristocracy, high society, lifestyle, mogul, backstage ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1933
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Friends & Crocodiles (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Paul Reynolds is a Gatsby-like figure: owner of a magnificent house, the host of great parties, and a collector of interesting people. He persuades Lizzie Thomas, a secretary at a local estate agent's, to come and work for him as his assistant, ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, sexy ...
Plot: workplace romance, secretary, entrepreneur, mentor, couples, love triangle, rise to the top, boss and employee, workplace situations, chaos and mayhem, power relations, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
A Dance to the Music of Time (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 416 min.
TV show
Story: Anthony Powell's 12 volume novel sequence "A Dance to the Music of Time" has been dramatised for television.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: high society, lifestyle, social differences, rich and poor, couple relations, power relations, social relations, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), society, dishonesty, world war two ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.3
 300
The $treet (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The $treet is an American television drama series that aired on Fox in 2000. 11 episodes were produced and 6 aired in the U.S. The series was about a small brokerage house called Belmont Stevens located in New York and the lives of its employees. ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, thought provoking
Plot: wall street, ambition, rise to the top, stock broker, workplace, workplace intrigue, americana, teaching the ways of the world, uninhibited rivalry, relationship vs career, workplace situations, boss and employee ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.2
 850
Ordinary Lies (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: witty, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: workplace, boss, crumbling marriage, family problems, human nature, workplace situations, dishonesty, boss and employee, couples, disorder, power relations, white lie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Berkeley Square (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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: clever, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nanny, butler, child abuse, master and servant, love and romance, society, youth, babies and infants, social differences, friendship, lifestyle, bittersweet ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, 90s, edwardian era
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, captivating, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female protagonist, ambition, family relations, store, working class, pregnancy, world war one, inheritance, master and servant, vengeance, rich and poor, love affair ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s, 1930s, 1920s, 20s ...
Place: england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Flambards (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 780 min.
TV show
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: serious, realistic, captivating, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war one, society, love and romance, manners, couples, estate, uneducated, family relations, social differences, family life, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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