Movies and TV shows like Jake's Progress

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Jake's Progress (1995)
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Jake's Progress (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 515 min.
TV show
Story: Jamie Diadoni was almost a rock star in the 60s but it never quite came together. Now, married to Julie, and redundant from his job, he stays at home with son Jake, aged 6 and takes him to the local playground, surrounded by admiring mothers.
Plot: death, suicide, baby, boy, adultery, child murders a child, murder, retirement home, falling from height, hanged child

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, tense and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about murder, adultery, death, husband wife relationship, family relations, crimes and suicide mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Jake's Progress: Teresa Raquin (1980), Oliver Twist (1999), Lighter Fluid (2016), A Married Man (1983), Bouquet of Barbed Wire (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Teresa Raquin (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 173 min.
TV show
Story: In order to be together, lovers Therese and Laurent plot to kill Therese's husband, Camille, but find themselves haunted by their deeds and Madame Raquin's silent judgment.
Plot: murder, adultery, destiny
Place: paris france
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Oliver Twist (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 386 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Charles Dickens' novel, this adaptation traces the childhood of an orphan whose mother dies giving birth to him in an English work-house in the 1820s.
Style: emotional, gloomy, bleak, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, child abuse, coming of age, youth, child in peril, rich and poor, social differences, kidnapping, down on your luck, apprentice, injustice, young heroes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1830s, victorian era
Place: london, england, europe
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Lighter Fluid (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: An experimental look into the lives of teens and young adults in a dysfunctional town.
Style: experimental
Plot: suicide, murder, abandoned house, surrealism, skateboard, death, skateboarding, pregnancy, sex, drug, drugs
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A Married Man (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: British television movie in which a married lawyer's excursion into adultery leads to murder.
Plot: extramarital affair, older man younger woman relationship, adultery, affair, husband wife relationship, murder, marriage, infidelity, lie, politics, lawyer, parliament ...
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Bouquet of Barbed Wire (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: When Peter Manson's daughter falls pregnant by her teacher, he is afraid that he has lost her forever. But are his fears more than just fatherly concern?
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, gloomy, tense ...
Plot: obsession, parents and children, couple relations, dysfunctional family, family problems, life turned upside down, haunted by the past, car accident, loss of wife, daughter, suicide, teacher ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
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62%
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G.B.H. (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 567 min.
TV show
Story: The epic – and sometimes hilarious – story of the madness of power, and how it affects the lives of two men.
Plot: politics, director, british politics, nudity (full frontal - brief), city council, school, strike, female nudity, socialism
Place: england
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60%
National Treasure (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Paul Finchley is a bona fide "national treasure", one half of a popular, long-running comedy double act. The famous comedian's world is thrown into chaos when he is accused of historic sexual abuse.
Style: twist ending
Plot: trial, comedian, sexual assault, actor, rape accusation, family relations, accomplice, investigation, father daughter relationship, bad guy wins, husband wife relationship, rape ...
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60%
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Child Murders (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A melodrama about children, the child murders that the film’s title refers to are the million and one ways that children’s souls are ravaged by neglect, unkindness and cruelty, even though several physical deaths take place in the story.
Plot: female director, teenage pregnancy, revenge, pregnancy, carriage, schoolboy, child, grandmother, dead child, child murder, death, boy ...
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56%
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The Lakes (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 237 min.
TV show
Story: Doom-laden but compelling BBC1 drama series embracing sex, death and Catholic guilt, set in a small community in the Lake District. The first four-part series centred on newcomer Danny Kavanagh; the second 10-part series featured other characters in ...
Plot: small town, cuckold, lake, guilt, tragedy, boat, adultery, deception, death, outsider, countryside, controversy ...
Place: england
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56%
The Dwelling Place (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of Catherine Cookson's novel. Set in the 1830s, the film tells the story of 16-year-old Cissie Brodie after the death of parents, and the repossession of the family home. She finds a barren place to live and care for her younger ...
Plot: rape, pregnancy, aristocrat, baby, pregnant from rape, grandfather, drunken man, pregnant, period piece, pregnant woman
Time: 19th century, 1830s, victorian era
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54%
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Holding On (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: The interaction between a diverse range of characters—including a bulimic restaurant critic and a highly strung tax inspector—in modern-day London.
Plot: teenager, violence, murder, big city life, desperation, hopes
Place: london
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50%
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Paradise Falls (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Paradise Falls was a weekly soap opera shown nationally on the Showcase channel in Canada, starting in 2001. It is set in a summer cottage community in Central Ontario. Like many major US soaps, sex is a dominant part of the storylines. However, it ...
Style: disturbing, serious, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: murder mystery, policewoman, prostitute, mayor, adultery, scandal, murder, small town, incest overtones, homosexuality, intrigue, jacuzzi ...
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Clouds of Witness (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Lord Peter's brother, the Duke of Denver is accused of murdering their sister Mary's fiancé. It's up to Lord Peter and his faithful man Bunter to untangle all the clues and the contradicting testimony of a cloud of witnesses to save ...
Style: talky, realistic, stylized, mind bending, witty ...
Plot: murder, amateur detective, deadly, crime, mystery, society, who done it, estate, investigation, crimes, detective inspector, red herring ...
Time: 1920s
Place: england, europe
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48%
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The Charmer (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 312 min.
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Story: The Charmer was a 1987 British television serial set in the 1930s, and starring Nigel Havers as Ralph Ernest Gorse, a seducing conman and murderer, Rosemary Leach as Joan Plumleigh-Bruce, the smitten victim widow and Bernard Hepton as Donald ...
Plot: execution, army, murder, womanizer, murder trial, cheating, con artists
Time: 1930s
Place: england
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Zamudio: Lost in the Night (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Inspired by the case of Daniel Zamudio, a young man who was brutally beaten in the Parque San Borja of Santiago just for being homosexual. In this story, everyone has something to say but too much to hide.
Style: suspense, touching, suspenseful, tense
Plot: gay slur, gay, lgbt, gay teenager, youth, murder, gay interest, intolerance, teenager, boy, teenage boy, gay sex ...
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Dickensian (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Dickensian intertwines the realm of fictional characters in Charles Dickens’ novels—including Scrooge, Fagin and Miss Havisham—in half-hour episodes, as their lives intertwine in 19th century London. The Old Curiosity Shop sits next door to ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, captivating, serious
Plot: charles dickens, murder, crimes, investigation, family relations, police, period piece
Time: 19th century, victorian england, 1840s, victorian era
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Footballers' Wives (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 49 min.
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Story: Footballers' Wives is a British television drama surrounding the fictional Premier League Association football club Earls Park F.C., its players, and their wives. It was broadcast on the ITV network from 8 January 2002 to 14 April 2006. The ...
Style: stylized, sexy, captivating, sexual, semi serious ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Hotel Cæsar is a Norwegian soap opera that has been broadcast Monday to Friday on TV 2 since 1998. It was created by Swedish duo Peter Emanuel Falck and Christian Wikander. The show consists of more than 2,500 episodes, making it the longest ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: Croatia
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The Ice Cream Girls (2013)
Genre: Drama
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Story: The Ice Creams is based on the bestselling book by Dorothy Koomson about two girls who, one brief summer, find themselves involved with an abusive, controlling man. The situation spirals out of control and they are trial for his murder; ultimately ...
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H2o (2004)
Genre: Drama
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK
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Style: based on true events
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The Jury (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 44 min.
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Story: The Jury is a British television serial broadcast in 2002. The series was the first ever to be allowed to film inside the historic Old Bailey courthouse.
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Ambiguous (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Ambiguous is a 2003 Japanese Pink film directed by Toshiya Ueno. It was chosen as Best Film of the year at the Pink Grand Prix ceremony. Five suicidal people meet on the Internet and form a 'suicide group'. They all have reasons for which ...
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Life at the Top (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
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Bedtime (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
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Story: Bedtime was a British comedy-drama written and directed by Andy Hamilton and broadcast by the BBC. It ran for three series for a total of fifteen episodes between August 2001 and December 2003. The first two series had six episodes each and the ...
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Bodies (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Bodies is an award-winning British television medical drama produced by Hat Trick Productions for the BBC. Created by Jed Mercurio, the series began in 2004 and is based on his book Bodies. In December 2009, The Times ranked Bodies in 9th place in ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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