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Call the Midwife (2012)
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Call the Midwife (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nun, death, convent, nurse, midwife, best friends, young woman, friendship, friends, family relations, family life, child birth, coworker, new job, society, workplace problem, nursing, babies and infants, lesbian, pregnancy, blonde, clinic, mother, childbirth, doctor ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, year 1961, 1960s, year 1957, year 1962 ...
Place: england, london, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, stylized and touching films and TV series with plots about society, family relations, love and romance, power relations, couples, social differences and friendship mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres. Some movies like Call the Midwife: Brides of Christ (1991), Lark Rise to Candleford (2008), Cranford (2007), The Village (2013), Breathless (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Brides of Christ (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, UK, Ireland
Story: Diane, a young woman growing up in Australia in the mid 1960s, walks away from her fiancé to join a convent after being sure she has a calling to the faith. The Catholic Church and its followers are struggling with huge changes. The Pope has died, ...
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: convent, nun, bishop, abortion, clergy, radical, moral dilemma, introspection, against the rules, love and romance, teachers and students, youth ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: australia
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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: sincere, sentimental, realistic, stylized, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: village life, friendship, village, city country contrast, society, social differences, hopes, social relations, coming of age, family business, grief, small town ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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, aristocracy, small town, love and romance, social differences, high society, marriage, class differences, siblings relations, proposal, eligible bachelor, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 2K
The Village (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Village is a BBC TV series written by Peter Moffat. The drama is set in a Derbyshire village in the 20th century. The first series of what Moffat hopes will become a 42-hour TV drama was broadcast in spring 2013 and covered the years 1914 to ...
Style: realistic, epic, stylized, serious
Plot: village life, family relations, social relations, village, child birth, parents and children, society, family, shell shock
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Breathless (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Story: Hospital drama set in London during the early 1960s, following the staff of a busy gynecology ward at a time when abortion is illegal and the contraceptive pill is only just becoming available to married women.
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, touching
Plot: surgery, patient, couple relations, workplace situations, doctors and patients, power relations, workplace, newcomer, couples, workplace romance, hospital, society ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 2K
Land Girls (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 225 min.
Story: The lives, loves and highs and lows of four members of the Women's Land Army working at the Hoxley Estate during World War II.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: wartime life, soldier, military, friendship, siblings relations, couple relations, life is a bitch, countryside, farm, couples, friends, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
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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, realistic, emotional, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love affair, small town life, human spirit, power relations, family relations, social relations, high school, small town, hopes, parents and children, love and romance, society ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Small Island (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: In 1939 Hortense, illegitimate but intelligent and ambitious, is brought up on Jamaica with the family of charismatic, free-thinking Michael, who joins the Air Force when war breaks out and goes to England. After the war, Hortense, now a qualified ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, touching
Plot: racism, immigrants, hopes, couple relations, interracial relations, society, acceptance, starting over, misfit, social differences, couples, culture clash ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: jamaica, england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.7
 17K
Mildred Pierce (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 336 min.
Story: A newly divorced, uniquely independent woman struggles to carve out a new life for herself and her family in Depression-era California.
Style: emotional, gloomy, realistic, epic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: depression, single parent, friendship, restaurant, family relations, lovers, tragic event, suffering, divorce, adaptation, self sacrifice, grief ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Place to Call Home (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A mysterious woman is perched between the harsh legacy of World War II and the hope of a new life in Australia. A sweeping romantic drama set in 1950s rural Australia following the lives of the Blighs, a wealthy and complicated pastoralist family, ...
Style: captivating, realistic, emotional, serious, stylized
Plot: post war, family relations, medical profession, family secret, parents and children, mysterious character, love and romance, in-laws, loss of sibling, haunted by the past, love affair, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.7
 140K
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, realistic, tragicomedy, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: estate, master and servant, aristocracy, family life, manners, countryside, inheritance, high society, family relations, love and romance, social differences, butler ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 20s, 1920s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Life in Squares (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 171 min.
Story: A story of the close and often fraught relationship between sisters Vanessa Bell and Virginia Woolf.
Style: realistic, captivating, stylized, emotional, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: artist, gays and lesbians, writer's life, artists and showbiz, siblings relations, love and romance, self discovery, family relations, friends, rebelliousness, gender, friendship ...
Time: 20th century
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, clever
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nanny, butler, child abuse, social differences, lifestyle, society, friendship, youth, master and servant, love and romance, high society, family relations ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, edwardian era
Place: london, 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, family values, family tradition, social problems, widow widower, power relations, family relations, millionaire, love and romance, rich and poor ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
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The Royal (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Follows the staff and patients of a Yorkshire cottage hospital in the 60s, embroiled in tangled love lives and bitter power struggles.
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: hospital, nun, workplace situations, doctors and patients, moral dilemma, human nature, workplace, nursing, power relations, nurse, doctor
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, lifestyle, photographer, family relations, workplace situations, society, workplace, notoriety, rise to the top, staff, social relations, media sensation ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, sincere, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: hospital, doctor, doctors and patients, workplace situations, workplace romance, intern, love and romance, workplace intrigue, medicine, children, accident, nurse ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, 80s, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
If These Walls Could Talk (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: If These Walls Could Talk follows the plights of three different women and their experiences with abortion. Each of the three stories takes place in the same house in three different years: 1952, 1974, and 1996.
Style: sentimental, thought provoking, serious, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: abortion, pregnancy, moral dilemma, unwanted pregnancy, student, nurse, couples, multiple storylines, family relations, life is a bitch, society, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 90s, 50s, 70s ...
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.8
 9K
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 ...
Style: captivating, stylized, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fashion, love affair, love and romance, workplace situations, high society, department store, rise to the top, shopping, urban, workplace, ambition, power relations ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, 20th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 1K
Aristocrats (1999)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 300 min.
Story: Based on a true story, Aristocrats draws back the curtain on an 18th century English family near the summit of society, revealing a tapestry of romance, prejudice, infidelity, and revolution.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: master and servant, politics, rich and poor, royal family, family relations, siblings relations, romance, state affairs, infidelity, power relations, high society, dishonesty ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: england, ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.8
 1K
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 situations, workplace intrigue, workplace romance, rivalry, surgery, nurse, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, touching, realistic
Plot: maid, butler, society, social differences, high society, family life, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, couple relations, master and servant, rich and poor ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20s, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.8
 337
No Angels (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
Story: No Angels is a critically acclaimed British television comedy drama series, produced by the independent production company World Productions for Channel 4, which ran for three series from 2004 to 2006. It was devised by Toby Whithouse.
Style: realistic, touching, sexy, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: hospital, friendship, nurse, female friendship, feminism, gender, friends, family relations, workplace romance, couples, promiscuity, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, northern england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Les Misérables (2000)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Italy, Spain, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The scene is set during the French Restoration at the beginning of the 19th century. Jean Valjean, a galley slave who was sent to prison for stealing food, is now released after serving nineteen years. At first he only encounter mistrust and closed ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: suicide, on the run, thief, mayor, prostitute, bishop, injustice, nun, period piece, french, redemption, convict ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.2
 3K
Hawthorne (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Hawthorne is an hour-long medical drama on the TNT television network starring Jada Pinkett Smith and Michael Vartan. It premiered on June 16, 2009. On Thursday, September 16, 2010, it was announced that Hawthorne has been renewed for a third and ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, sincere, serious
Plot: hospital, nurse, doctors and patients, workplace, single parent, family relations, workplace situations, friendship, nurse patient relationship, female protagonist, coworker relationship, african american woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Heimat 3: A Chronicle of Endings and Beginnings (2004)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 689 min.
Story: Heimat 3 is the third cycle of Edgar Reitz's monumental Heimat series, which premiered at the 2004 Venice Film Festival. The third Heimat completes the trilogy and brings together particularly the settings of Heimat 1. It follows the new ...
Style: epic, realistic, sincere, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: museum, lovers reunited, aging, elderly, unlikely couple, couple relations, love and romance, parents and children, idealism, rebelliousness, society, culture clash ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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: social relations, love affair, destiny, lifestyle, society, love and romance, artist, friendship, friends, group of friends, roommate, reunion ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 60s, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.9
 11K
The Devils (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A dramatised historical account of the rise and fall of Urbain Grandier, a 17th-century Roman Catholic priest accused of witchcraft following alleged demonic possessions of sexually repressed nuns.
Style: sexual, disturbing, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: convent, hysteria, nun, surrealism, catholic church, inquisition, priest, controversy, torture, clergy, sexual abuse, perversion ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 18th century
Place: france, europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.5
 343
Steaming (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Steaming is the final film directed by Joseph Losey. It was adapted from Nell Dunn's play by Patricia Losey and Nell Dunn. It is about three women who meet regularly in a steam room and decide to fight its closure.
Style: sexual, serious, sincere, realistic, talky
Plot: single parent, friends, family relations, love and romance, parents and children, singleness, feminism, gender, friendship, best friends, couples, female nudity ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 4K
Scandal (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An English bon-vivant osteopath is enchanted with a young exotic dancer and invites her to live with him. He serves as friend and mentor, and through his contacts and parties she and her friend meet and date members of the Conservative Party. ...
Style: sexual, sexy, clever, realistic, serious ...
Plot: sex scandal, political corruption, scandal, politics, betrayal, rise and fall, society, social differences, state affairs, social decay, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 1960s, 50s, 20th century, 60s, 1950s
Place: england, europe, california, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%