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Ballykissangel (1996)
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Ballykissangel (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Ballykissangel is a BBC television drama set in Ireland, produced in-house by BBC Northern Ireland. The original story revolved around a young English Roman Catholic priest as he became part of a rural community. It ran for six series, which were first broadcast on BBC One in the United Kingdom from 1996 to 2001.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: small town, village life, pub, family relations, church, rich and poor, clergy, love and romance, suburbs, elderly, workplace romance, rise and fall, family problems, society, couples, small town life, death in the family, working class, opposites attract, suburban life, boss and employee, siblings relations, workplace, golden years, unlikely couple ...
Place: ireland, england, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films and TV series with plots about family relations, society, social relations, small town, couples, small town life and love and romance mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Ballykissangel: Monarch of the Glen (2000), All Creatures Great and Small (1978), Kingdom (2007), Grafters (1998), Father Ted (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Monarch of the Glen (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Archie MacDonald, a young restaurateur is called back to his childhood home of Glenbogle where he is told he is the new Laird of Glenbogle.
Style: witty, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: country estate, friendship, love triangle, love and romance, fish out of water, social differences, rich and poor, family life, working class, uninhibited rivalry, parents and children, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: scottish highlands, scotland, europe, england, london
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All Creatures Great and Small (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: All Creatures Great and Small is a British television series, based on the books of the British veterinary surgeon Alf Wight, who wrote under the pseudonym James Herriot. Ninety episodes were aired over two three-year runs. The first run was based ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: veterinarian, pets, animal life, wounded animal, workplace, doctors and patients, family business, family relations, village life, veterinary clinic, medical, animal training ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: yorkshire, europe, england, cornwall
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75%
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Kingdom (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Kingdom is a British television series produced by Parallel Film and Television Productions for the ITV network. It was created by Simon Wheeler and stars Stephen Fry as Peter Kingdom, a Norfolk solicitor who is coping with family, colleagues, and ...
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: small town, boss and employee, family relations, small town life, siblings relations, legal, apprentice, patronizing, hotshot lawyer, crimes, workplace, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Grafters (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: Grafters was a British drama–comedy programme originally broadcast in the UK on ITV from 27 October 1998 to 20 December 1999 for 16 episodes over two series. Grafters was based around the Purvis brothers Joe and Trevor, who along with their ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: couples, brother, construction worker, social relations, family relations, social differences, siblings relations, couple relations, workplace situations, unfulfillment, workplace, cousin ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Father Ted (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: A crazy comedy about three rather strange parish priests exiled to Craggy Island, a remote island off the Irish west coast.
Style: surreal, semi serious, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: priest, island, clergy, friendship, catholic church, family relations, against the odds, workplace, love and romance, social awkwardness, bishop, conservative ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, europe
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47%
A Man of No Importance (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Alfie Byrne is a middle-aged bus conductor in Dublin in 1963. He would appear to live a life of quiet desperation: he's gay, but firmly closeted, and his sister is always trying to find him "the right girl". His passion is Oscar ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, psychological, witty, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: working class, church, pregnancy, bus, friendship, dublin ireland, gay, small town, small town life, couple relations, human nature, self discovery ...
Time: 60s, year 1963, 1960s, 70s
Place: ireland, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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White Teeth (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: An adaptation of Zadie Smith's bestseller concerning the lives of two families from as far back as the 1800s and India to late 1990s Willesden.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, multicultural
Plot: family relations, interracial relations, opposites attract, couple relations, social decay, society, immigrants, youth, family problems, generation gap, couples, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, 90s, 20s ...
Place: london, europe, england, bangladesh
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Closer You Get (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Irish bachelors take out an ad in the Miami Herald, looking for love.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, sex comedy
Plot: small town, village, romance, couples, couple relations, isolation, family relations, small town life, village life, battle of the sexes, love, friendship between men ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Pride and Prejudice (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 265 min.
TV show
Story: Mrs. Bennet is determined to find husbands for her five daughters. The arrival of a new wealthy neighbor seems like the answer to her predicament. But while eldest daughter Jane catches Mr. Bingley's eye, middle child Mary has her nose stuck in ...
Style: humorous, witty, touching, stylized, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: countryside, opposites attract, family relations, wooing, jane austen, parents and children, rich and poor, social differences, looking for love, siblings relations, fall in love, verbal byplay ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Solsidan (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Solsidan is a Swedish television comedy series that premiered on 29 January 2010 on TV4. The series is named after a small part of Saltsjöbaden called Solsidan. It revolves around Alex and Anna who are expecting their first child and have just ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, social relations, self fulfillment, alienation, greed, lifestyle, actress, couples, ambition, small town life, uninvited guest, parenthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Behaving Badly (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Behaving Badly is a 1989 British television serial directed by David Tucker. The teleplay by Catherine Heath and Moira Williams is based on Heath's novel of the same name. It was initially broadcast by Channel 4. The series was released on DVD ...
Style: semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: dysfunctional family, starting over, infidelity, parents and children, rich and poor, social differences, suburban life, couple relations, human nature, siblings relations, wooing, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Petticoat Junction (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Petticoat Junction is an American situation comedy produced by Wayfilms that originally aired on CBS from September 1963 to April 1970. The series is one of three interrelated shows about rural characters created by Paul Henning. Petticoat Junction ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sitcom
Plot: hotel, small town, train, village life, adolescence vs adulthood, eccentric family, friendship, siblings relations, silly humor, nothing goes right, workplace, unlikely couple ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Casual Vacancy (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: The Casual Vacancy centres on Pagford, a seemingly idyllic English village with a cobbled market square and ancient abbey. Behind the pretty façade however, is a town at war: rich at war with poor, teenagers at war with their parents, wives at war ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, feel good
Plot: social relations, society, village life, rivalry, village, under the surface, uninhibited rivalry, small town, rivals, murder, british, disgruntled ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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The Indian Doctor (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: The Indian Doctor is a British television drama set in the summer of 1963. Produced by Rondo Media and Avatar Productions, it was first broadcast on BBC One in 2010. The most recent series began on 27 February 2012 and concluded on 2 March. It is a ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, captivating, psychological, semi serious ...
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Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, europe
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Manchild (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Stockbroker Terry, art expert Patrick, orthodontist James and decking supremo Gary have been friends since their schooldays. Now, having all reached the age of 50, they are intent on reliving the freedom of their youth, buying hip new clothes and ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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The Vicar of Dibley (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 10 min.
TV show
Story: Reverend Granger is assigned as the Vicar of the rural parish of Dibley, but she is not quite what the villagers expected.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: english countryside, village, church, holiday, conservative, small town, friendship, priest, farmer, cottage, small community, weirdo ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: england, europe, britain
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Turning Green (2005)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set in late 1970s Ireland, it tells the story of 16-year-old James Powers, an American who finds himself lost after his mother dies and he is forced to live with his three Irish aunts. Displaced and depressed, he longs for a way to make it back to ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: follow your dream, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, overnight success, family relations, fall in love, getting home, youth, society, love and romance, hopes, small town ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Corner Gas (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Corner Gas is a Canadian television sitcom created by Brent Butt. The series ran for six seasons from 2004 to 2009. Re-runs still air on CTV, CTV Two and The Comedy Network in Canada. Deriving its name from the roadside gas station in the fictional ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: village life, gas station, small town, workplace, family relations, boss and employee, village, fish out of water, partners, lifestyle, friendship, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Teachers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Teachers is a British television comedy-drama series, created by Tim Loane and originally shown on Channel 4. The series follows a group of secondary school teachers in their daily lives. While the first series centers heavily around probationary ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual, witty ...
Plot: high school, high school life, high school teacher, infidelity, teachers and students, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, lifestyle, unsupportive coworkers, power relations, couples, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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No Angels (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
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, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: hospital, nurse, female friendship, workplace romance, couples, promiscuity, workplace, sexual relations, friendship, dating, treatment, doctor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Rev. (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Rev. is a British television sitcom produced by Big Talk Productions. The show premiered on BBC Two on 28 June 2010. The show's working titles were The City Vicar and Handle With Prayer. The series revolves around a Church of England priest, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sitcom, entertaining, light ...
Plot: church, clergy, priest, society, belief, social relations, moral dilemma, religions or cults, urban setting, reluctant, challenge, conflict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Northern Exposure (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After receiving a scholarship from the state, a recent Columbia University medical school graduate is required to set up his practice in an eccentric Alaskan town.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, surreal, touching ...
Plot: fish out of water, small town life, opposites attract, small town, cold weather, couple relations, human nature, doctors and patients, love and romance, looking for love, americana, graduation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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South Riding (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
TV show
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: captivating, emotional, touching, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love affair, family relations, hopes, parents and children, society, love and romance, human spirit, social relations, small town, strong female presence, power relations, high school ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Beautiful People (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Beautiful People is a British comedy drama television series based on the memoirs of Barneys creative director Simon Doonan. The series takes place in Reading, Berkshire, in 1997, where thirteen-year-old Simon Doonan and his best friend Kylie dream ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: suburbs, gay, friends, working class, family relations, youth, best friends, follow your dream, lifestyle, teenage life, dull life, hopes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Sunnyside (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Welcome to Sunnyside, the not-so-typical neighbourhood where anything can happen, and almost always does. From hipsters and yoga moms to meth addicts and romantic crooks, Sunnyside is a quirky neighbourhood in transition, where residents aren’t ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, light, feel good ...
Plot: couples, family problems, family life, friendship, silly humor, family relations, eccentric family, small town life, small town, social relations, friends, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Placido (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In a small spanish town, a group of old ladies decide to celebrate Christmas Eve with a "Sit a poor man at your table" dinner: each wealthy household of the town will have a homeless person dining with them that night. The celebrations ...
Style: dark humor, biting, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: working class, small town, social differences, charity, bourgeoisie, christmas eve, family in crisis, family life, small town life, humble, money raising, family problems ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Rock & Chips (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: Prequel to Only Fools and Horses, set in the 1960s, Joan Trotter is in an unhappy marriage with the work-shy Reg, with whom she has a teenage son, Derek ("Del Boy"). However, the reappearance in Peckham of bank robber, "art ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: working class, society, theft, lifestyle, dishonesty, infidelity, pregnancy, bittersweet, promotion, petty criminal, childbirth, child birth ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1960
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Cemetery Junction (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1970s England, three blue-collar friends spend their days joking, drinking, fighting and chasing girls. Freddie wants to leave their working-class world but cool, charismatic Bruce and lovable loser Snork are happy with life the way it is. When ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, atmospheric, inspirational ...
Plot: coming of age, old love, friendship, profanity, small town, love and romance, society, social differences, working class, salesman, friends, social relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Outnumbered (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Partly-improvised sitcom looking at the trials and tribulations of bringing up three young children - a regal five-year-old girl with a talent for interrogation, a seven-year-old boy who could fib for Britain and an 11-year-old who is gearing up for ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: family life, couples, parents and children, couple relations, parenthood, everyday life, youth, family relations, precocious child, parenting, responsibility, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Mass Is Ended (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Onetime campus radical Nanni Moretti renounces his past to become a priest. Returning to his home village, Moretti is appalled at the lack of religious reverence amongst the townsfolk. Unable to communicate with any of his old friends, who've ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, dark humor, clever, sincere ...
Plot: church, village, culture clash, small town, village life, innocence lost, idealism, clergy, society, social relations, family problems, religions or cults ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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