Movies and TV shows like Hollyoaks

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Hollyoaks (1995)
 4.7
 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, serious, captivating, emotional
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, teenage boy, teenage life, youth, love and romance, family problems, college life, college, family relations, couple relations, student life, family life, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage girl, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fall in love, society, couples, working class, twentysomething life, social relations, drunkenness, pub, teenager, teenage sex ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary
Place: england, europe

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Most similar movies to Hollyoaks

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, emotional and sentimental films and TV series with plots about family relations, couples, love and romance, youth, friendship, teenage life and parents and children mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Hollyoaks: The Bold and the Beautiful (1987), Degrassi High (1987), Home and Away (1988), Waterloo Road (2006), Shame (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: realistic, sentimental, serious, emotional, saga
Plot: fashion, love triangle, infidelity, rich and poor, family business, family problems, intrigue, family life, family relations, dishonesty, betrayal, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Degrassi High (1987)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Degrassi Junior High is a Canadian CBC Television teen drama series that was produced from 1987-1989 as part of the Degrassi series. The show followed the lives of a group of students attending the titular fictional school. Many episodes tackled ...
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, teenager, friendship, looking for love, high school life, teenage life, youth, friends, love and romance, society, social relations, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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: saga, realistic, emotional, sentimental, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, beach, dysfunctional family, family problems, love affair, romance, love and romance, fall in love, teenage life, teenage love, social relations, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 80s ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Waterloo Road (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 53 min.
Story: Waterloo Road is a UK television drama series the first broadcast was in the United Kingdom on BBC One on 9 March 2006. Originally set in a troubled comprehensive school in Rochdale, England, the location of the show was moved to the former Greenock ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy
Plot: high school, teenage life, teachers and students, social problems, social differences, romance, social relations, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, society, teenage love, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, scotland, northern england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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 8.7
 26K
Shame (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The story of a young teenager group, born 1999, and a pupil on Hartvig Nissens upper secondary school in Oslo, and her friends and their life, troubles, scandals and every day life. Which of the members represented changes per season.
Style: realistic, emotional, sweet, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage sexuality, teenager, teenage protagonist, lgbt, teenage sex, teenage girl, friendship, teenage boy, high school, gay teenager, high school hunk, gay relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, oslo norway, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The life of a group of adolescents going through the trials and tribulations of teendom at Degrassi Community School.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, touching, tense ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, friendship, teacher, school, teenager, teenage love, teachers and students, life is a bitch, parents and children, love and romance, teenage life, child abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
South of Nowhere (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Story: South of Nowhere is an American teen drama television series created by Thomas W. Lynch. Aimed primarily at teenagers, it first aired on November 4, 2005 and was one of six original series on The N. The second half of the third and final season ...
Style: serious, humorous, sincere, realistic, captivating
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, teenage life, reconciliation, starting over, fall in love, youth, coming out, society, lifestyle, struggle, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 6.6
 33K
Dawson's Creek (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dawson's Creek is an American teen drama television series created by Kevin Williamson which debuted on January 20, 1998, on The WB and was produced by Sony Pictures Television. Filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina, at EUE/Screen Gems studios ...
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, emotional, serious
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: love triangle, friendship, coming of age, small town, teenage life, romance, couple relations, self discovery, high school life, couples, introspection, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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 4.8
 3K
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, serious, realistic, melancholic
Plot: village, farm, family problems, family relations, social relations, family, pub, parents and children, honest, dialogue, friendship, lifestyle ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, contemporary, 21st century ...
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 5.4
 26K
After (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young woman falls for a guy with a dark secret and the two embark on a rocky relationship.
Style: romantic, sexy, emotional, light, atmospheric ...
Audience: teen drama, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: teen romance, opposites attract, college, love, teenage boy, youth, couples, virgin, teenage girl, high school hunk, fall in love, first sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 5K
Neighbours (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Neighbours is an Australian television soap opera. It was first broadcast on the Seven Network on 18 March 1985. It was created by TV executive Reg Watson, who proposed the idea of making a show that focused on realistic stories and portrayed adults ...
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: infidelity, cafe, friendship, unwanted pregnancy, youth, bar fight, teenage life, family problems, dysfunctional character, friends, social relations, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 80s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.7
 10K
Felicity (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Felicity Porter decides to follow her long time crush to college in New York City.
Style: sentimental, touching, talky, realistic, serious
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: college, love and romance, college life, love triangle, adulthood, looking for love, couples, coming of age, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, lifestyle, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
One Life to Live (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: emotional, sentimental, serious, sincere, exciting ...
Plot: couple relations, parents and children, family life, love and romance, family problems, friendship, family feud, infidelity, family relations, borderline personality disorder, intrigue, rapist ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 60s, 80s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.2
 449
Fit (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Takes a look at gay and straight love among the new millennials. Everything from secret crushes to homophobic attitudes are revealed by the rambunctious students taking Drama and Dance from Loris. None of the teens are what they seem at first ...
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: teachers and students, teenage love, teenage life, coming of age, high school, youth, gender, power relations, coming out, brother brother relationship, teenage girl, friendship between girls ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 8.3
 987
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, anthology ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: couple relations, family life, neighbor, dull life, social relations, crumbling marriage, family problems, small town, friendship, neighborhood, estrangement, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, manchester, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 8.6
 28K
North & South (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 235 min.
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, fall in love, love affair, initially antagonists, prejudice, rich and poor, pride and honor, unlikely couple, young woman, society ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1850s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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, romance, infidelity, adultery, family relations, family life, dishonesty, society, love affair, family problems, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.1
 549
Windfall (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: realistic, touching, serious, captivating
Plot: lottery, couple relations, family relations, single parent, disorder, marital problem, couples, life turned upside down, teenage life, love and romance, love triangle, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.4
 146K
Gossip Girl (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Gossip Girl is an American teen drama television series based on the book series of the same name written by Cecily von Ziegesar. The series, created by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, originally ran on The CW for six seasons from September 19, ...
Style: witty, stylized, talky, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama, date night
Plot: youth, teenage love, high school, popularity, love triangle, betrayal, friends, lifestyle, gossip and rumors, party, love and romance, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.5
 78K
The O.C. (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The series centers on Ryan Atwood, a troubled youth from a broken home who is adopted by the wealthy and philanthropic Sandy and Kirsten Cohen. Ryan and his surrogate brother Seth, a socially awkward yet quick-witted teenager, deal with life as ...
Style: touching, witty, serious, realistic, intellectual
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: troubled teen, dating, best friends, social differences, classmates, teenage love, lifestyle, first love, family relations, parents and children, lawyer, social relations ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
According to Greta (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Greta is a waitress who falls for an ambitious cook at the restaurant where they work. But as their summer romance heats up, she has to overcome the concerns of her grandparents about her boyfriend's criminal past.
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, society, suicide, rebelliousness, rebellion, rebellious daughter, mother daughter relationship, death wish, diary, elderly, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Young and the Restless (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The rivalries, romances, hopes and fears of the residents of the fictional Midwestern metropolis, Genoa City. The lives and loves of a wide variety of characters mingle through the generations, dominated by the Newman, Abbott, Baldwin and Winters ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, emotional, serious, saga
Plot: couple relations, rivalry, family problems, infidelity, family life, intrigue, family relations, uninhibited rivalry, lifestyle, love triangle, couples, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 70s ...
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Amy and her friends at Grant High learn to define themselves while they navigate the perilous waters of contemporary adolescence. Between their love triangles, secrets, drama, accusations, gossip, confusion, and scandalous rumors, there's never ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, teen drama, teens
Plot: high school, teenage pregnancy, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, youth, coming of age, friendship, suburbs, teenager, introspection, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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, sentimental, serious, emotional
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, family problems, betrayal, loss of daughter, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations, power relations, intrigue, presumed dead, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 60s, 70s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, sexual, realistic
Plot: family relations, working class, self discovery, society, coming of age, friendship, prostitute, family life, couples, love and romance, romance, youth
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.4
 35K
Keith (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Natalie (Elisabeth Harnois) is high school royalty, but her queen bee status falls apart when she falls for the new guy at school. Although Keith (Jesse McCartney) ignores her at first, they soon become friends -- even though Natalie suspects that ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, bad ending, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, teenagers, teenage life, first love, high school, teen romance, terminal illness, youth, love affair, adolescence, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Beautiful People (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Beautiful People is an American drama television series about a family that moves from New Mexico to The Big Apple to make a fresh start on their lives. The series aired on the ABC Family Network from August 8, 2005, to April 24, 2006, lasting ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, captivating
Audience: girls' night, teen drama
Plot: single mother, starting over, fish out of water, lifestyle, family life, youth, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, mistress, parents separation, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: saga, realistic, sentimental, serious
Plot: eccentric family, rivalry, small town, intrigue, family relations, family in crisis, couple relations, love and romance, love affair, family problems, couples, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s ...
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Beverly Hills, 90210 followed the lives of a group of teenagers living in the upscale, star-studded community of Beverly Hills, California and attending the fictitious West Beverly Hills High School and, subsequently, the fictitious California ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, romantic, uplifting
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, friendship, teenage life, youth, rich kid, love and romance, lifestyle, college life, social relations, up and down relationship, high school, first sex ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Forbidden Fruit (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Three things in life can not be hidden "love, smoke and lack of money". The social society and the events behind the business world are told.
Style: sincere, captivating, serious, psychological, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: husband wife relationship, love, family, love affair, love and romance, family problems, family life, friendship, marital argument, intrigue, ambition, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%