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Rubi (2004)
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Rubi (2004)
Original name: Rubí
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Rubí is a Mexican telenovela produced by José Alberto Castro for Televisa. It is based on a short story by Yolanda Vargas Dulché, published as a serial on the 1960s Mexican comic book Lágrimas, Risas y Amor. Bárbara Mori stars as a dual protagonist/antagonist, Rubí. Canal de las Estrellas aired Rubí from May 17 to October 22, 2004, with Apuesta por un amor replacing it. Univision broadcast Rubí from September 20, 2004 to March 7, 2005, and has named Rubí as the top telenovela of all time.
Style: captivating, emotional, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ambition, social differences, romance, manipulations, manipulation, society, dishonesty, unfulfillment, family relations, betrayal, designer, love and romance, architect, abortion, blind ambition, proposal, dumped, unfulfilled love, disfigurement, siblings relations, social climbing, secret agenda, up and down relationship, money, jewelry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america

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Most similar movies to Rubi

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and emotional films and TV series with plots about family relations, love and romance, society, couples, romance, social differences and dishonesty mostly in Drama, Romance and Adventure genres. Some movies like Rubi: Teresa (2010), Timeless Love (2010), Loving Hurts You (2002), Real Love (2003), India: A Love Story (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Teresa (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Teresa Chavez is a young woman with an obsession for money and ambition. Despite her beauty and the fact that she was raised in the bosom of a loving family, she is resentful; her one desire is to leave her humble but poor neighbourhood.
Style: captivating, realistic, psychological, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, rich and poor, ambition, blind ambition, society, breakup, greed, shallowness, strong female presence, manipulations, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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Timeless Love (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: Mexico
TV show
Story: Renata, a spirited woman, is treated cruelly by her mother and sister. Falling in love with Jerónimo changes her life for the better, but his misguided quest to avenge his brother's death jeopardizes their relationship.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, captivating
Plot: family relations, fall in love, vengeance, couple relations, rivalry, love and romance, dishonesty, couples, mistaken identity, scandal, manipulation, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
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34%
Loving Hurts You (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Renata is a young high-class girl and Ulises is a poor guy. They both fall in love, but they must fight against everyone, specially Renata's rich parents, who want to stop their love by sending her to Canada. The story remarks the difference ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: teenage love, forbidden love, social differences, against the odds, society, young lovers, youth, romance, family problems, parents and children, fall in love, teenage boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico, mexico city
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32%
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Real Love (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: True love threatens to tear a family apart in this epic Mexican serial set in the 1800s. Rich and beautiful Matilde falls in love with Adolfo, but her mother, Augusta, disapproves of the relationship when she learns Adolfo is poor. Augusta forces ...
Style: emotional, stylized, serious, realistic, contemplative
Audience: girls' night
Plot: true love, arranged marriage, bankruptcy, power of love, social differences, forbidden love, against the odds, love triangle, family disapproval, family relations, inheritance, couples ...
Time: 19th century
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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India: A Love Story (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
TV show
Story: The daughter of a traditional, rich Indian family falls in love for a Dalit, and "untouchable" man.
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, uplifting, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: culture clash, romance, forbidden love, couples, family problems, social differences, couple relations, society, love and romance, lovers apart, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, brazil, latin america, taj mahal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Vanity Fair (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray's novel. The first colour production from the BBC.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: manipulation, satire, love and romance, blind ambition, dishonesty, rich and poor, social differences, ambition, manipulations, society, romance, rise to the top ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Leyla ile Mecnun (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: Leyla ile Mecnun is a Turkish television comedy series. The show is set in Istanbul, Turkey and premiered in 2011 on TRT. The series is a surreal and absurd comedy that revolves around the fictional love story between Leyla and Mecnun.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, surreal, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: social differences, love and romance, parents and children, young man, young woman, rich and poor, family relations, taxi driver, poverty, destiny, society, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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28%
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True Love (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A five-part series of intertwining, semi-improvised love stories exploring the reality of love in the modern world.
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love affair, romance, unfulfillment, looking for love, couples, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, bittersweet, infidelity, right and wrong, desire, love and romance
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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28%
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Vanity Fair (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: This faithful BBC adaptation once again brings William Makepeace Thackeray's classic satirical novel to the screen. Becky Sharp (Natasha Little) is a beautiful, clever and poor girl determined to earn a higher place in society at any cost. The ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, sincere, witty ...
Plot: manipulation, orphan, satire, manipulations, ambition, love and romance, romance, blind ambition, dishonesty, society, rise to the top, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Way We Live Now (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: The Way We Live Now is a 2001 four-part television adaptation of the Anthony Trollope novel The Way We Live Now. The serial was first broadcast on the BBC and was directed by David Yates, written by Andrew Davies and produced by Nigel ...
Style: serious, realistic, witty, biting, captivating ...
Plot: intrigue, lifestyle, society, rich and poor, rise to the top, fall in love, power relations, life is a bitch, prejudice, greed, social differences, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, victorian england, 1800s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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G (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young Hip Hop star named Summer G falls for a middle to upper class sister while in college. After she rejects him for a fellow social climber, Summer G spends ten years building a Hip Hop empire, then moves to the Hamptons where he finds the ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy
Plot: modern day adaptation, hip hop, lifestyle, love triangle, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, social differences, haunted by the past, tragic love, infidelity, love affair, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Anna Karenina (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: To help her brother mend his failing marriage, young Russian beauty Anna Karenina - who's married to eminent nobleman Alexei Karenin - leaves St. Petersburg for Moscow, where she meets the dashing Count Vronsky. They soon fall madly in love, ...
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: tragic love, infidelity, tragic hero, betrayal, dishonesty, breakup, dysfunctional family, love triangle, social differences, family problems, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Crematorium (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Crematorio is a Spanish TV series written and directed by Jorge Sánchez-Cabezudo. It is based on Rafael Chirbes' novel of the same name.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: rise to the top, ambition, family tradition, family business, business venture, architect, family relations, society, social problems, mogul, family life, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
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27%
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The Classic (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Shy Ji-hae's friend is having problems expressing her feelings to the boy she loves, so she asks Ji-hae to write e-mails to him in her name. As the boy falls in love with her letters, Ji-hae discovers the story of her mother's romance ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, touching, non-linear
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, social differences, love triangle, society, romance, love affair, family relations, fall in love, young lovers, youth, diary, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Wuthering Heights (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 142 min.
TV show
Story: Foundling Heathcliff is raised by the wealthy Earnshaws in Yorkshire but in later life launches a vendetta against the family.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, gothic, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: forbidden love, obsession, love affair, unfulfilled love, estate, social differences, family relations, love triangle, destructive relationship, society, punishment, revenge ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe
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27%
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Dallas (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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Story: J.R., Bobby and Sue Ellen Ewing are all back at Southfork, with plenty of secrets, schemes and betrayals in mind. This time, they're joined by the next generation of Ewings, who take ambition and deception to a new level.
Style: realistic, serious, twists and turns, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: family business, betrayal, family relations, parents and children, family feud, family secret, dishonesty, ambition, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, intrigue, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, southern usa, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Politician's Husband (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Aiden Hoynes is a senior cabinet minister who has always put his career before family, with the support of Freya, his devoted wife and mother to their two young children. But when Freya's own political career takes off and threatens to ...
Style: captivating, realistic, tense, serious, psychological ...
Plot: politics, betrayal, relationship vs career, political intrigue, ambition, family, couples, blind ambition, state affairs, husband wife relationship, career woman, politician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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Scarlett (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Austria
Duration: 360 min.
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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, family relations, society, infidelity, fall in love, civil war, star crossed lovers, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: europe, ireland, london, england, atlanta georgia ...
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The Haves and the Have Nots (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Tyler Perry's The Haves and the Have Nots is a new television drama from the prolific writer, director and producer Tyler Perry. The show follows the complicated dynamic between the rich and powerful Cryer family and the hired help who work in ...
Style: serious, touching, emotional, family saga, realistic
Plot: rich and poor, master and servant, social differences, family life, society, maid, african american protagonist, power relations, family relations, boss and employee, extramarital affair, homosexual
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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26%
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Gormenghast (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 232 min.
TV show
Story: A four-episode television serial based on the Gormenghast series by Mervyn Peake. It was produced and broadcast by the BBC. Gormenghast is an ancient city-state which primarily consists of a rambling and crumbling castle. The narrative, based on the ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, epic, captivating
Plot: intrigue, master and servant, blind ambition, rise to the top, adventure, leadership, social differences, lookalikes, rivalry, escapades, betrayal, state affairs ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Daniel Deronda (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 210 min.
TV show
Story: Daniel Deronda is a British television serial drama adapted by Andrew Davies from the George Eliot novel of the same name. The serial was directed by Tom Hooper, produced by Louis Marks, and was first broadcast in three parts on BBC One from 23 ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: drowning, love triangle, social differences, love affair, ambition, betrayal, society, rise to the top, romance, unlikely couple, couples, aristocracy ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian era, victorian, 1870s
Place: england, europe, italy, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Edward & Mrs. Simpson (1978)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: While still the Prince of Wales, the future Edward VIII meets the married American socialite, Wallis Simpson. Their relationship causes furor in the palace and in parliament, especially when King George V dies, Mrs. Simpson gets divorced, and King ...
Style: emotional, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: society, moral dilemma, true love, royal family, relationship vs career, social differences, wedding, couples, family relations, power relations, politics, state affairs ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Forsyte Saga (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 276 min.
TV show
Story: In 2002, the first two books and the first interlude of John Galsworthy's trilogy The Forsyte Saga were adapted by Granada Television for the ITV network. Additional funding for this production was provided by American PBS station WGBH, the ...
Style: realistic, stylized, touching, serious, saga ...
Plot: high society, family relations, love affair, society, couple relations, love and romance, wealthy family, rich and poor, forbidden love, parents and children, siblings relations, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian era, 1920s, 20s ...
Place: england, europe
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26%
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Brazil Avenue (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Brazil Avenue is a dynamic, lifelike, and modern telenovela that reveals how unrelenting ambition and inflicted cruelty can change a young girl’s destiny and lead her to seek revenge.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Plot: soccer, revenge, femme fatale, step parent, danger, rivalry, betrayal, inheritance, righting the wronged, dishonesty, life is a bitch, hidden identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rio de janeiro, latin america, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Young and the Restless (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 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, emotional, serious, saga
Plot: family relations, family life, infidelity, couple relations, rivalry, intrigue, family problems, social differences, love triangle, power relations, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 21st century, 90s, 70s ...
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Wicked Wicked Games (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Wicked Wicked Games is a telenovela that debuted on December 6, 2006 on the American television network MyNetworkTV. Twentieth Television produced 63 episodes to air weekdays. The limited-run serial was directed by Terry Cunningham, Dennis Dimster, ...
Style: captivating, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, saga ...
Plot: betrayal, intrigue, family relations, infidelity, manipulation, family business, obsession, parents and children, couples, revenge, businesswoman, seduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, california
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25%
A Place to Call Home (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: emotional, captivating, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, love affair, family life, love and romance, society, starting over, social differences, mysterious character, family secret, forbidden love, post war, nurse ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: australia
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25%
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Mentor (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A thought-provoking drama about the power that a famous university professor holds over his students and assistants.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, power relations, dishonesty, manipulation, ambition, unfulfillment, university, friendship, college, mentor, power, teachers and students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Evim Sensin (2012)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After returning back to family, Leyla tries to fix everytihng while starting a new life wit Iskender. Everything goes smoothly until troubles find Leyla...
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, touching, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: tragic love, love and romance, romance, family relations, true love, couples, love, relationships, destiny, friendship, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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25%
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1001 Nights (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Turkey
TV show
Story: Sehrazat, a young widow who is financially unable to treat her terminally ill young son, is forced to address to her charming boss, asking for help. The proposal by her boss changes her life forever.
Style: serious, emotional, touching, realistic, fairy tale
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couples, parents and children, moral dilemma, love and romance, wooing, couple relations, single parent, blackmail, leukemia, sick child, family relations, yacht ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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25%