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Mourning Becomes Electra (1978)
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Mourning Becomes Electra (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 290 min.
Story: In a Greek tragedy updated to the 1860s, young New Englanders exact vengeance after the murder of their father.
Plot: american civil war, suicide, family relations, adultery, desperation, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, guilt, extramarital affair, family feud, filmed play
Place: new england

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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, father son relationship, extramarital affair, infidelity, couples, husband wife relationship and adultery mostly in Drama, Romance and Family genres. Some movies like Mourning Becomes Electra: Days of Our Lives (1965), Our Town (1977), Dallas (2012), Dynasty (1981), The World of the Married (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: family relations, infidelity, love triangle, betrayal, loss of daughter, family problems, power relations, presumed dead, couple relations, siblings relations, intrigue, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 60s, 90s, 80s, 20th century ...
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95%
 7.9
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Our Town (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: 3-act play by American playwright Thornton Wilder.
Plot: small town, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, brother sister relationship, ghost, breaking the fourth wall, funeral, wedding, father daughter relationship, death, male female relationship ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s
Place: new hampshire, new england
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90%
 7.1
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Dallas (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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, captivating, stylized, twists and turns ...
Plot: family business, betrayal, family relations, parents and children, family secret, family feud, intrigue, ambition, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, dishonesty, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, southern usa, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.2
 6K
Dynasty (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: The saga of a wealthy Denver family in the oil business: Blake Carrington, the patriarch; Krystle, his former secretary and wife; his children: Adam, lost in childhood after a kidnapping; Fallon, pampered and spoiled; Steven, openly gay; and Amanda, ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, enigmatic, saga
Plot: wealthy family, family business, intrigue, rivalry, family problems, uninhibited rivalry, family relations, couple relations, hypocrisy, love and romance, ambition, blind ambition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The World of the Married (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ji Sun Woo is a family medicine doctor. She is married to Lee Tae Oh and they have a son. She seems to have everything, including a successful career and a happy family, but she is betrayed by her husband and others. Meanwhile, Lee Tae Oh dreams of ...
Plot: adultery, extramarital affair, sex, doctor, infidelity, married couple, seduction, divorce, betrayal, director, family drama, revenge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, saga
Plot: fashion, family relations, love triangle, infidelity, rich and poor, family business, family problems, intrigue, family life, dishonesty, rivalry, loss of partner ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, 20th century, contemporary, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Westenwind (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 60 min.
Story: This Dallas-type series is about two competing Dutch families, Noordermeer and De Graaf, running ancestral firms in the Rotterdam shipbuilding business, each with numerous internal tensions, especially between the generations, as some are ...
Plot: father son relationship, business, adultery, husband wife relationship, seduction, jealousy, family business, secretary, extramarital affair, infidelity, rivalry, shipyard ...
Place: netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Romeo & Juliet (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Adaptation of Shakespeare's play, presented originally on television for schools in the UK.
Plot: male female relationship, shakespeare's romeo and juliet, family relations, father daughter relationship, love, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, mother son relationship, shakespeare
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Jewels (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 241 min.
Story: Sarah Thompson, an American visiting England, meets and marries William Whitfield, the Duke of Whitfield. They settle in a chateau in France and begin a family. World War II interrupts their happiness and alters their future. After the war, the ...
Plot: jewelry, family relations, world war two, royalty
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.4
 11K
Forbidden Love (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Having lost his wife eleven years ago, Adnan devoted all his attention to his daughter Nihal and his son Bülent. Adnan, who lives in one of the most prominent mansions along the Bosporus in Istanbul with a relative's son Behlül, and his ...
Style: sexy, suspense, surprise ending, tragic ending, talky
Plot: betrayal, adultery, loveless marriage, family drama, stepmother, rivalry, unrequited love, passion, mother daughter conflict, jousting, revenge, tragic love ...
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.3
 483
Peyton Place (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Peyton Place is an American prime-time soap opera which aired on ABC in half-hour episodes from September 15, 1964 to June 2, 1969. Based upon the 1956 novel of the same name by Grace Metalious, the series was preceded by a 1957 film adaptation. A ...
Plot: small town, lie, marriage, unwed pregnancy, amnesia, corruption, illegitimacy, medical profession, notoriety, sex, extramarital affair, secret ...
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, saga
Plot: family relations, family life, infidelity, couple relations, intrigue, rivalry, family problems, social differences, love triangle, power relations, couples, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 70s, 80s ...
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Thirtysomething (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Thirtysomething is an American television drama about a group of baby boomers in their late thirties. It was created by Marshall Herskovitz and Edward Zwick for MGM/UA Television Group and The Bedford Falls Company, and aired on ABC. It premiered in ...
Style: clever, stylized, sentimental, touching, sincere ...
Plot: yuppie, friendship, family relations, advertising, parenthood, human nature, couple relations, parents and children, family life, suburbs, suburban life, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: philadelphia, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
 84
Little Women (1970)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 225 min.
Story: Adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's novel.
Plot: family relations, american civil war, sister sister relationship, period piece, coming of age
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: massachusetts, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
North and South (1985)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 561 min.
Story: Two friends, one northern and one southern, struggle to maintain their friendship as events build towards the American Civil War.
Style: realistic, exciting, captivating, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: american civil war, civil war, friendship, espionage, love and romance, family feud, slavery, military base, love triangle, best friends, military, foe turned friend ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s, 1860s, 1850s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, sincere, exciting ...
Plot: couple relations, parents and children, family life, friendship, love and romance, family problems, family feud, family relations, infidelity, borderline personality disorder, suburbs, family in crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 90s, 70s, 80s ...
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.1
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Falcon Crest (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, wealthy family, family business, betrayal, rivalry, intrigue, family feud, family problems, parents and children, ambition, couple relations, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.3
 5K
Empire Falls (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 197 min.
Story: A decaying New England town is the backdrop for its unique citizens, lead by unassuming restaurant manager Miles Roby.
Style: psychological, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family secret, small town, restaurant, family life, dysfunctional family, working class, parents and children, haunted by the past, love and romance, crumbling marriage, family problems, breakup ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, maine, usa, boston, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.4
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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: realistic, serious, sentimental, emotional, sincere
Plot: suburbs, friendship, infidelity, cafe, family relations, wedding, love and romance, rivalry, youth, betrayal, siblings relations, suburban life ...
Time: 80s, 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Crazy/Beautiful (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: At Pacific Palisades High, a poor Latino falls hard for a troubled girl from the affluent neighborhood.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, sentimental, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, high school, culture clash, young lovers, self destructing, family relations, unhappiness, romance, coming-of-age, opposites attract, teenage life, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.0
 11K
Dallas (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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 business, family relations, oil industry, hypocrisy, rich and poor, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, southern usa, united states, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Hollywood Wives (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 270 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: film producer, career, glamour, hollywood, lawyer, seduction, manipulation, adultery, identical twins, star, extramarital affair, evil twin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
On the Way to the Airport (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
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Plot: romance, infidelity, husband wife relationship, flashback, flight attendant, divorce, extramarital affair, pilot, female friendship, grief, dysfunctional marriage, adultery ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 587
Longing (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A melancholy 2006 German film about the life and love in the daily life of a man who’s trying to get the feeling of longing and nostalgia back into his marriage.
Style: suspenseful, melancholic, captivating, exciting, sentimental ...
Plot: suicide, adultery, waitress, secret love, village life, teenage crush, desperation, male female relationship, party, husband wife relationship, infidelity, rescue ...
Place: berlin germany, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.2
 239
The Affair (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A crippled lady songwriter meets an older lawyer, who becomes her first love.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental, emotional
Audience: date night
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, polio, love, lawyer, songwriter, love and romance, unfulfillment, unlikely couple, love affair, lovers reunited, fall in love ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
 673
Out of Order (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: I suppose this is the story of the beauty and brutality of a long-term marriage as seen through the eyes of a writer who aspires to make art, but makes his living writing popcorn movies. Someone who wants to be a good man, but finds himself ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, dark humor, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, infidelity, love affair, family problems, unlikely couple, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, adultery, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, lifestyle, social relations, up and down relationship, college life, love and romance, high school, first sex ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 21st century
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Knots Landing: Back to the Cul-de-Sac (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Knots Landing: Back to the Cul-de-Sac is a 1997 television miniseries that served as a reunion show for the primetime soap opera Knots Landing. It aired on CBS in two two-hour parts on May 7 and May 9, 1997. The miniseries takes place four years ...
Plot: power, small town, marriage, love, family relations
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.1
 51
Gourmet (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Gourmet is a 2008 South Korean television series starring Kim Rae-won and Nam Sang-mi. It aired on SBS from June 18 to September 9, 2008 on Mondays and Tuesdays at 21:55 for 24 episodes. It was adapted from the popular manhwa of the same title by ...
Plot: cooking, food, jealousy, father son relationship, cooking competition, love, chef, competition, culinary arts, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Wuthering Heights (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 142 min.
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, realistic, gothic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: forbidden love, social differences, unfulfilled love, love affair, obsession, estate, family relations, love triangle, destructive relationship, society, punishment, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%