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 boy, teenage love, 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, teenage sex, divorce ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century
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, love and romance, couples, youth, friendship, parents and children and teenager mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Hollyoaks: The Bold and the Beautiful (1987), Home and Away (1988), Degrassi High (1987), Shame (2015), Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990). 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, emotional, sentimental, serious
Plot: fashion, love triangle, infidelity, family problems, family business, rich and poor, intrigue, family relations, family life, rivalry, lifestyle, loss of partner ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: sentimental, realistic, serious, emotional
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, beach, fall in love, teenage love, family relations, social relations, family problems, couples, first sex, small town life, family life, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 80s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: sincere, serious, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, teenager, friendship, looking for love, high school life, friends, teenage life, youth, love and romance, social relations, society, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 8.7
 24K
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: emotional, sweet, realistic, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage sexuality, lgbt, teenage girl, teenage protagonist, teenage boy, teenage sex, teenager, friendship, gay teenager, gay relationship, high school hunk, friendship between girls ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, oslo norway, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, college life, lifestyle, up and down relationship, social relations, high school, first sex ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, campus, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 7.0
 1K
14+ (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Alex glides his mouse tenderly over online images of Vika. He has been smitten ever since he saw her with her friends and cannot get her out of his head. Now he has found Vika’s profile online and has learned a lot about her. Vika has no idea ...
Style: touching, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: teenage life, teenage love, youth, fall in love, love and romance, society, first love, unfulfillment, juvenile delinquency, suburbs, kiss, fire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.6
 32K
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, emotional, captivating, touching, serious
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: love triangle, friendship, small town, coming of age, teenage life, gay teenager, couples, couple relations, romance, high school life, self discovery, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 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, realistic, serious, melancholic
Plot: village, farm, family relations, social relations, family problems, family, pub, dialogue, parents and children, honest, lifestyle, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary ...
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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 5.4
 23K
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: teens, girls' night, teen drama, date night
Plot: opposites attract, college, teen romance, love, couples, youth, teenage boy, fall in love, virgin, teenage girl, high school hunk, teenage love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 4K
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: serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional, sincere
Plot: cafe, infidelity, friendship, loss of daughter, family life, family feud, couples, dishonesty, dysfunctional character, family relations, friends, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 80s ...
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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: serious, sincere, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: high school, workplace intrigue, teachers and students, workplace situations, love and romance, romance, uneducated, suicide attempt, youth, abortion, teenage love, loss of friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england, manchester, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 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, realistic, serious, talky
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: college, love and romance, love triangle, adulthood, college life, coming of age, couples, looking for love, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, lifestyle, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: sentimental, emotional, serious, exciting, sincere
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, parents and children, friendship, family life, family problems, family relations, family feud, infidelity, borderline personality disorder, abortion, intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 80s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.2
 445
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: emotional, sincere, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: coming out, high school, coming of age, teenage love, teachers and students, teenage life, power relations, youth, gender, teen angst, brother brother relationship, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 8.3
 953
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: sincere, realistic, emotional, serious, gloomy
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: couple relations, family life, neighbor, family problems, dull life, social relations, crumbling marriage, small town, friendship, anthology, neighborhood, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, manchester, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: captivating, sincere, humorous, realistic, serious
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: lesbian, coming out, sexuality, lesbian relationship, reconciliation, homosexual, high school, gays and lesbians, teenage life, society, struggle, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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, infidelity, romance, family life, family relations, family problems, dishonesty, society, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, girlfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: touching, gloomy, sentimental, serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, homosexual, bully, school, friendship, teacher, teenager, high school life, society, racism, pregnancy, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 8.7
 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, captivating, touching, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couple relations, social differences, love and romance, love affair, pride and honor, prejudice, initially antagonists, fall in love, rich and poor, unlikely couple, young woman, society ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1850s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.5
 76K
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, intellectual, realistic
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: troubled teen, best friends, dating, classmates, social differences, teenage love, first love, family relations, lifestyle, parents and children, lawyer, social relations ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.4
 142K
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, talky, stylized, serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama, date night
Plot: youth, teenage love, popularity, high school, friends, love triangle, betrayal, party, gossip and rumors, lifestyle, love and romance, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ 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: self discovery, love and romance, romance, friendship, coming of age, working class, youth, prostitute, society, family relations, couples, family life
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, emotional, serious, touching, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, teen drama, teens
Plot: high school, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, youth, teenage pregnancy, coming of age, friendship, suburbs, teenager, introspection, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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, serious, emotional
Plot: rivalry, infidelity, family life, family problems, couple relations, intrigue, lifestyle, social differences, parents and children, uninhibited rivalry, rich and poor, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 80s, contemporary ...
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, serious, sentimental, emotional
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, betrayal, family relations, family problems, loss of daughter, presumed dead, intrigue, power relations, siblings relations, couple relations, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, 80s, contemporary ...
⇓ 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: sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: couple relations, family in crisis, eccentric family, love and romance, rivalry, family relations, intrigue, love affair, family business, family problems, small town, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 2010s ...
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.2
 610
Sparkhouse (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The relationship between childhood sweethearts, a farmer's daughter and boy from a rich family, turns tumultuous in this modern interpretation of Wuthering Heights.
Style: emotional, serious, touching, melancholic, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: farm, social differences, love affair, romance, family relations, parents and children, unfulfilled love, society, human nature, life is a bitch, love and romance, against the odds ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Forsyte Saga (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Adaptation from John Galsworthy's novels.
Style: stylized, captivating, serious, epic, touching ...
Plot: rich and poor, love and romance, love affair, romance, siblings relations, couple relations, unfulfilled love, parents and children, unfulfillment, power relations, family problems, couples ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 20th century, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.5
 3K
Scarlett (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Austria
Duration: 360 min.
Story: The greatest love story ever told began with Gone with the Wind and continues in this sweeping epic sequel, as Scarlett, Rhett and a host of unforgettable characters go from tragedy to triumph in an action-packed saga of international scope
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, romance, parents and children, couples, couple relations, society, family relations, infidelity, fall in love, civil war, star crossed lovers, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: europe, ireland, london, england, georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.4
 34K
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, teenage life, teenagers, first love, high school, youth, love affair, adolescence, romance, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%