Movies and TV shows like One Life to Live

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One Life to Live (1968)
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One Life to Live (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, 2013. Created by Agnes Nixon, the series was the first daytime drama to primarily feature ethnically and socioeconomically diverse characters and consistently emphasize social issues. One Life to Live was expanded from 30 minutes to 45 minutes on July 26, 1976, and then to an hour on January 16, 1978. One Life to Live heavily focuses on the members and relationships of the Lord family. Actress Erika Slezak began portraying original and central heroine Victoria "Viki" Lord on March 1971 and played the character continuously for the rest of the show's run on ABC Daytime, winning a record six Daytime Emmy Awards for the role. In 2002, the series won an Emmy for Outstanding Drama Series. One Life to Live was the last American daytime soap opera taped in New York City, based outside the Los Angeles area, and is now the second American daytime soap opera taped at the Connecticut Film Center in Stamford, Connecticut.
Style: sentimental, emotional, serious, sincere, saga, exciting
Plot: friendship, parents and children, family life, love and romance, family problems, couple relations, family relations, infidelity, family feud, borderline personality disorder, rapist, friends, abortion, intrigue, couples, rivalry, suburbs, family in crisis, dishonesty, power relations, sex, split personality, sex scene, interracial relations, fictional city
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 70s, 60s, 21st century, contemporary ...
Place: pennsylvania

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Most similar movies to One Life to Live

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sentimental and emotional films and TV series with plots about family relations, couple relations, couples, love and romance, family problems, parents and children and family life mostly in Drama, Romance and Mystery genres. Some movies like One Life to Live: The Thorn Birds (1983), The Bold and the Beautiful (1987), Days of Our Lives (1965), Dallas (1978), The Young and the Restless (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Thorn Birds (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 460 min.
TV show
Story: This mini series covers 60 years in the lives of the Cleary family, brought from New Zealand to Australia to run their aunt Mary Carson's ranch. The story centers on their daughter, Meggie, and her love for the family's priest, Father ...
Style: sentimental, family saga, touching, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, catholic priest, couple relations, tragic love, clergy, older man younger woman relationship, destiny, love and romance, priest, catholic church, sex with a priest, love affair ...
Time: 50s, 1920s, 60s, 1940s, 1930s ...
Place: australia, vatican
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100%
The Bold and the Beautiful (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Continuing drama combining romance and intrigue set against the glittering backdrop of Beverly Hills and the American fashion industry.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, emotional, saga
Plot: fashion, family relations, love triangle, infidelity, family problems, intrigue, rich and poor, family business, family life, loss of partner, betrayal, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Days of Our Lives (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, emotional, sentimental
Plot: infidelity, family relations, love triangle, loss of daughter, family problems, betrayal, siblings relations, couple relations, power relations, presumed dead, intrigue, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 60s, 80s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Dallas (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The world's first mega-soap, and one of the most popular ever produced, Dallas had it all. Beautiful women, expensive cars, and men playing Monopoly with real buildings. Famous for one of the best cliffhangers in TV history, as the world asked ...
Style: serious, realistic, melancholic, family saga, uplifting ...
Plot: mogul, family feud, presumed dead, intrigue, family relations, family business, ranch, oil industry, hypocrisy, ambition, uninhibited rivalry, parents and children ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, southern usa, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Young and the Restless (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: realistic, sentimental, serious, emotional, saga
Plot: family relations, intrigue, rivalry, family problems, couple relations, family life, infidelity, lifestyle, betrayal, dishonesty, couples, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 70s, 21st century ...
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Home and Away (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: realistic, serious, saga, sentimental, emotional
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, small town, beach, lifestyle, romance, love and romance, youth, social relations, family problems, couples, first sex, high school life ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary ...
Place: australia, new south wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
All My Children (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: All My Children is an American television soap opera that aired on ABC for 41 years, from January 5, 1970 to September 23, 2011, and on The Online Network since April 29, 2013 via Hulu, Hulu Plus, and iTunes. Created by Agnes Nixon, All My Children ...
Style: saga, emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: betrayal, intrigue, dishonesty, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, rivalry, family relations, family problems, jealous spouse, childhood sweetheart, rapist, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 21st century, 70s, 90s ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Burden of Guilt (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
TV show
Story: Mi pecado is a Mexican telenovela that was produced by Televisa and aired on Canal de las Estrellas from 15 June 2009 through 13 November 2009. Starring Maite Perroni, Eugenio Siller and as adult protagonist Daniela Castro who is also the main ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional
Plot: lovers reunited, forbidden love, family relations, unfulfilled love, couple relations, parents and children, family problems, couples, manipulation, romance, love and romance, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Good Times, Bad Times (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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, serious, realistic, saga
Plot: rivalry, intrigue, love and romance, couples, family problems, family relations, family in crisis, eccentric family, small town, family business, love affair, family life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Providence (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Providence is an American television drama series that aired on NBC starring Melina Kanakaredes. The show ran for five seasons from January 8, 1999 until December 20, 2002.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: family relations, small town, family life, siblings relations, parents and children, love and romance, family problems, living with parents, homecoming, small town life, looking for love, hometown ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Falcon Crest (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Falcon Crest is an American primetime television soap opera which aired on the CBS network for nine seasons, from December 4, 1981 to May 17, 1990. A total of 227 episodes were produced. The series revolves around the feuding factions of the ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: wealthy family, family relations, betrayal, intrigue, rivalry, family business, family feud, family problems, parents and children, ambition, dishonesty, blind ambition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Knots Landing (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The domestic adventures, misdeeds and everyday interactions of five families living on a cul-de-sac in a small California community.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: family relations, small town, couples, family life, couple relations, americana, love affair, intrigue, love and romance, power, best friend, divorce ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Tyler Perry's If Loving You Is Wrong (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the relationships of a group of husbands and wives that live and love on the same street. While the neighbors come from very different backgrounds, their lives are similar – raising children, dealing with exes, worrying about money and ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, starting over, looking for love, family relations, friendship, couple relations, parents and children, couples, family problems, marriage, relationships, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Until the End of Time (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: After their father's death, Sofía Ripoll, the oldest of three sisters, takes over the family's fictional successful chocolate factory. Though she is engaged to a man who uses her for money, she quickly falls in love with Salvador Cruz, a ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, sentimental
Plot: unlikely couple, love and romance, workplace intrigue, power relations, siblings relations, family relations, master and servant, couple relations, dishonesty, romance, infidelity, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Slap (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A family drama that explodes from one small incident where a man slaps another couple's misbehaving child. This seemingly minor domestic dispute pulls the family apart, exposes long-held secrets, and ignites a lawsuit that challenges the core ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, psychological, captivating
Plot: family problems, couples, family relations, domestic violence, friendship, infidelity, suburbs, parents and children, family in crisis, dishonesty, couple relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Abyss of Passion (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Rosendo Arango, the owner of Grupo La Anita, is married to Alfonsina. They have one son, Damian. Estefanía Bouvier is married to Augusto Castanon and they have one daughter, Elisa. Rosendo cheats on his wife with Carmina Bouvier, Estefanía's ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: couples, love and romance, family relations, couple relations, romance, love triangle, latinos, family feud, love, family
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Yasak Elma (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
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: captivating, sincere, touching, serious, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: parents and children, mansion, love, husband wife relationship, wealthy family, ambition, friendship, intrigue, family relations, family life, love and romance, family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Ella (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Years ago, a late nurse's young daughter, Ella, was discredited with stepfather Norbert by his wicked daughter Clio and send off to and exploited by her aunt 'tarantula', her only comfort being the friendship of young Jens. Once 18, ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: starting over, love affair, dysfunctional family, couples, family problems, love and romance, rivalry, intrigue, romance, hopes, orphan, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The One Who Couldn't Love (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: La que no podía amar is a Mexican telenovela produced by José Alberto Castro for Televisa. Ximena Suarez wrote the script based on the original story by Delia Fiallo. The cast was headed by Ana Brenda Contreras, Jorge Salinas, and Jose Ron, while ...
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, romance, best friends, couples, couple relations, boss and employee, friendship, family relations, social differences, intrigue, love and romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Bedrooms (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Bedrooms tells a story about the walls that separate people, the heartbreak and infidelity that's often the result and the redemption that comes from tearing those walls down. The film is told in 4 stories by 3 filmmakers. Three of the stories ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, captivating, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: breakup, love and romance, couple relations, introspection, family problems, family relations, infidelity, twins, unfulfillment, sexuality, multiple storylines, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Forbidden Love (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Verbotene Liebe is a German television soap opera created by Reg Watson for Das Erste. The show is set primarily in the German city of Düsseldorf although, at times, the city of Cologne and the Spanish island of Majorca have figured prominently in ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: infidelity, family relations, family problems, gender, romance, love and romance, gays and lesbians, young lovers, family in crisis, forbidden love, fall in love, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
General Hospital (1963)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Families, friends, enemies and lovers experience life-changing events in the large upstate New York city of Port Charles, which has a busy hospital, upscale hotel, cozy diner and dangerous waterfront frequented by the criminal underworld.
Style: serious, twists and turns, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: hospital, rivalry, parents and children, intrigue, dishonesty, manipulation, siblings relations, family life, family business, family in crisis, betrayal, workplace ...
Time: 2010s, 70s, 90s, 60s, 2020s ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Red Roses (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Rote Rosen is a German telenovela produced by Studio Hamburg Serienwerft Lüneburg and broadcast by Das Erste since November 6, 2006. The show is a complex telenovela, who tells one love story every season about women in their forties.
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, captivating, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couple relations, love triangle, family relations, love affair, couples, parents and children, infidelity, hotel, romance, fall in love, friendship, love story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Hollyoaks (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: realistic, sincere, serious, captivating, emotional
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage girl, family relations, teenage love, teenage boy, love and romance, youth, family problems, teenage life, college life, college, adolescence vs adulthood, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Marie-Jo and Her 2 Lovers (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Marie-Jo and Her Two Lovers (French: Marie-Jo et ses deux amours) is a 2002 French drama film directed by Robert Guédiguian. It was entered into the 2002 Cannes Film Festival.
Style: emotional, serious, psychological, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, extramarital affair, fall in love, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, infidelity, couple relations, family relations, couples, family problems, parents and children, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Twice in a Lifetime (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A middle-aged steelworker is content with his job and his family, but feels that something is missing in his life. On his 50th birthday, he stops in at a local bar for a drink to celebrate. He finds himself attracted to the young, very sexy ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, suburbs, midlife crisis, starting over, love triangle, working class, dysfunctional family, breakup, romance, love affair, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Soul Food (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Soul Food: The Series is a television drama that aired Wednesday nights on Showtime from June 28, 2000 to May 26, 2004. Created by filmmaker George Tillman, Jr. and developed for television by Felicia D. Henderson, Soul Food is based upon ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, talky, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, family life, siblings relations, family feud, couple relations, parents separation, family tradition, family values, couples, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Army Wives (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Army Wives is an American drama series that follows the lives of four army wives, one army husband, and their families.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: military life, family relations, family life, best friends, couples, marital problem, social relations, love and romance, lifestyle, soldier, infidelity, military base ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Neighbours (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: emotional, sincere, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: cafe, family relations, infidelity, friendship, suburbs, couples, bar fight, family feud, family problems, social relations, friends, loss of daughter ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century ...
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
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Windfall (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, captivating, serious
Plot: lottery, single parent, family relations, couple relations, marital problem, disorder, love triangle, family problems, life turned upside down, youth, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%