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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, realistic, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nun, convent, midwife, child birth, nurse, friends, family relations, family life, nursing, pregnancy, childbirth, doctor, home birth, death, female protagonist, pregnant, babies and infants, best friends, young woman, friendship, coworker, new job, society, workplace problem, lesbian ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, year 1961, 50s, 20th century, year 1963, year 1957 ...
Place: england, london, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and stylized films and TV series with plots about family relations, society, love and romance, power relations, couples, social differences and hospital mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres. Some movies like Call the Midwife: Lark Rise to Candleford (2008), Brides of Christ (1991), Small Island (2009), Breathless (2013), Cranford (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, stylized, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: english countryside, village life, friendship, hopes, family business, father son relationship, love and romance, village, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, employer employee relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain
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100%
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: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, emotional
Plot: convent, nun, bishop, abortion, clergy, teenage life, love affair, innocence lost, youth, family relations, religions or cults, power relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: australia
⇓ 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, touching, serious
Plot: racism, couples, culture clash, newlyweds, self discovery, interracial relations, couple relations, immigrants, hopes, acceptance, society, post war ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: jamaica, england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: serious, stylized, realistic, touching
Plot: patient, workplace, hospital, society, treatment, surgery, workplace situations, doctors and patients, couple relations, power relations, couples, workplace romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8K
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, clever, atmospheric, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: aristocracy, small town life, social differences, high society, small town, love and romance, family relations, eligible bachelor, class differences, love triangle, social relations, family life ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, child birth, social relations, society, village, parents and children, family, shell shock
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: england
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83%
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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: captivating, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: wartime life, friendship, military, soldier, life is a bitch, siblings relations, couple relations, friends, family relations, social differences, couples, countryside ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, captivating, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: parents and children, human spirit, love and romance, love affair, hopes, high school, small town life, small town, society, high school life, family relations, social relations ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: europe, england, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, realistic, tragicomedy, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: estate, aristocracy, master and servant, countryside, family life, manners, high society, inheritance, social differences, love and romance, butler, servant ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 20s, 1920s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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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: sentimental, touching, clever, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nanny, butler, child abuse, power relations, friends, family relations, love and romance, babies and infants, master and servant, youth, high society, society ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, edwardian era
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, serious, clever, atmospheric, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: depression, tragic event, family relations, lovers, suffering, single parent, friendship, ambitious, divorce, struggle, heroine, social differences ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, society, workplace situations, workplace, rise to the top, notoriety, staff, social relations, media sensation ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: england, london
⇓ 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, emotional, serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: family relations, love affair, society, family life, love and romance, starting over, social differences, mysterious character, family secret, post war, forbidden love, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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 ...
Style: captivating, stylized, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: high society, love affair, workplace situations, fashion, love and romance, rise to the top, workplace, power relations, loss of family member, traditional versus modern, employer employee relationship, employee employee relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ 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, realistic, serious, stylized
Plot: master and servant, high society, millionaire, butler, couples, family values, housewife, rich and poor, class differences, family relations, family life, lifestyle ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, emotional, captivating, stylized, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: artist, gays and lesbians, artists and showbiz, writer's life, siblings relations, love and romance, couples, gender, rebelliousness, self discovery, friendship, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: emotional, sincere, captivating, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: hospital, nun, workplace situations, doctors and patients, power relations, nursing, workplace, human nature, moral dilemma, nurse, doctor
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: hospital, doctor, doctors and patients, workplace situations, workplace romance, intern, love and romance, workplace intrigue, medicine, doctor patient relationship, nurse, death ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 80s ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: realistic, serious, sincere, thought provoking, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: abortion, pregnancy, moral dilemma, unwanted pregnancy, nurse, student, couples, multiple storylines, family relations, society, life is a bitch, women's rights ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 70s, 90s, 50s ...
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ 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: touching, realistic, serious, stylized
Plot: maid, wealth, butler, couples, master and servant, rich and poor, high society, lifestyle, family life, society, social differences, power relations ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 30s, 20th century, 20s ...
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: touching, sincere, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: hospital, doctor, doctors and patients, intern, cure, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, workplace romance, rivalry, surgery, nurse, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: master and servant, politics, rich and poor, royal family, siblings relations, state affairs, romance, family relations, infidelity, high society, society, dishonesty ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: england, ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.0
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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, touching, sentimental, sincere, serious
Plot: hospital, nurse, doctors and patients, workplace, single parent, family relations, workplace situations, friendship, nurse patient relationship, african american woman, coworker relationship, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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: sexy, realistic, touching, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: hospital, friendship, nurse, female friendship, feminism, gender, singleness, sexual relations, looking for sex, family relations, friends, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.2
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China Beach (1988)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dateline: November 1967. Within klicks of Danang, Vietnam, sits a U.S. Army base, bar and hospital on China Beach filled with wounded soldiers and one very lovely but damaged Army Nurse Colleen McMurphy. Many heroes, dead and alive, try to make ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: military hospital, military, u.s. army, vietnam war, doctor, life is a bitch, military base, superior officer, power relations, military life, doctors and patients, wartime life ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: touching, serious, epic, suspense, emotional ...
Plot: injustice, mayor, thief, on the run, redemption, haunted by the past, ex convict, theft, bishop, prostitute, suicide, nun ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 18th century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.6
 592
Mrs Biggs (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The true story of Charmian Biggs (née Powell), the rebellious product of a strict 1950s upbringing, and her whirlwind romance with Ronald Biggs leading to a descent into crime, most infamously 1963's Great Train Robbery.
Style: touching, realistic, stylized, emotional, serious
Plot: heist, family relations, wanted, love affair, criminal heroes, love and romance, couple relations, crime and punishment, crimes, couples
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: rio de janeiro, england, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Middlemarch (1994)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 375 min.
Story: A BBC dramatization of George Eliot's classic novel about the lives and loves of a group of people living on the cusp of the Industrial Revolution in a small town named Middlemarch. These include young Doctor Lydgate, who arrives at Middlemarch ...
Style: realistic, clever, serious, touching, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: hospital, politics, inheritance, reform, doctor, intrigue, social differences, idealism, revolution, romance, love and romance, rise to the top ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.4
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United (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: United is based on the true story of Manchester United's legendary "Busby Babes", the youngest side ever to win the Football League and the 1958 Munich Air Crash that claimed eight of the their number. The film draws on first-hand ...
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, serious, stylized ...
Plot: air disaster, soccer, loss of friend, human spirit, sport team, friends, stadium, athlete and trainer, soccer coach, dying young, historical event, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1958
Place: england, europe, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 8.3
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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 ⇓
22%
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