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Little Gloria... Happy at Last (1982)
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Little Gloria... Happy at Last (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: The story deals with Gloria Vanderbilt's difficult coming-of-age when, at eleven, she was a pawn in a custody battle between her sybaritic mother and her aunt.
Style: based on true events
Plot: dancing, child, party, journalist, photographer, courtroom, legal action, inheritance, wealth, judge, rich woman, gay slur, greed, catholic, court case, nanny, widow, mother daughter relationship, death of husband, spoiled brat, scandal, custody, sister in law sister in law relationship, wealthy family, family conflict ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s
Place: french riviera

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and tense films and TV series with plots about husband wife relationship, family relations, society, courtroom, politics, couples and lawyer mostly in Drama, Biography and Crime genres. Some movies like Little Gloria... Happy at Last: Z: The Beginning of Everything (2015), Mrs. Wilson (2018), Lucan (2013), Sybil (1976), Garrow's Law (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Z: The Beginning of Everything (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: A biography series based on the life of Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald, the brilliant, beautiful and talented Southern Belle who becomes the original flapper and icon of the wild, flamboyant Jazz Age in the 20s. Z starts before Zelda Fitzgerald meets the ...
Plot: flapper, party, falling in love, husband wife relationship, southern belle, skinny dipping, female nudity, writers, fall in love
Time: 1920s
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95%
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Mrs. Wilson (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
Story: Alison Wilson thinks she is happily married until her husband Alec dies and a woman turns up on her doorstep claiming that she is the real Mrs. Wilson. Alison is determined to prove the validity of her own marriage - and her husband's love for ...
Style: captivating, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: british intelligence, secret past, widow, secret life, death of husband, cold war, uncover truth, investigation, couples, society, friendship, family relations ...
Time: 1960s, 1940s, 60s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: india, london
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71%
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Lucan (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 63 min.
TV show
Story: Drama about infamous aristocrat Lord Lucan, who mysteriously disappeared in 1974 after being accused of murdering his children's nanny.
Style: realistic, tense, serious, captivating, stylized
Plot: murder, estate, crimes, crumbling marriage, custody, dysfunctional family, family relations, custody battle, aristocrat, abusive husband, accusation, parents and children ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1974, 2000s
Place: england, london, english channel
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63%
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Sybil (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 198 min.
TV show
Story: The true story of a young woman named Sybil, whose childhood was so harrowing to her that she developed at least 13 different personalities.
Style: psychological, emotional, touching, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dissociative identity disorder, split personality, mental illness, psychology, child rape, child abuse, misfit, parents and children, human spirit, doctors and patients, haunted by the past, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Garrow's Law (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: The true tale of pioneering 18th century barrister William Garrow, who acted as counsel for the accused, introducing the concept of 'innocent until proved guilty' at London's Old Bailey.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: legal, judge, rivalry, idealism, uncover truth, lawyer, treason, injustice, social problems, courtroom drama, hopes, society ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Eleanor and Franklin (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 203 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, from early youth to his election as President of the United States, as told from Eleanor's point of view.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, stylized, based on true events ...
Plot: politics, family relations, romance, head of state, state affairs, democrat, couples, strong female presence, parents and children, forbidden love, couple relations, male female relationship ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 30s, 20s, 20th century ...
Place: boston, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Houdini (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the man behind the magic as he finds fame, engages in espionage, battles spiritualists and encounters the greatest names of the era, from U.S. presidents to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Grigori Rasputin.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: seance, rise to the top, performer's life, ambition, undercover, couple relations, espionage, artists and showbiz, wizards and magicians, magic, husband wife relationship, stage magician ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1890s, 1910s
Place: washington d.c., budapest hungary, new york, usa, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Loudest Voice (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The rise and fall of Fox News founder Roger Ailes, focusing primarily on the past decade in which Ailes arguably became the Republican Party’s de facto leader, while flashing back to defining events in his life.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching
Plot: politics, impotence, husband wife relationship, infidelity, ambition, political corruption, fighting illness, state affairs, political intrigue, paranoia, corruption, democratic party ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Unspeakable Acts (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two psychologist try to demonstrate that a man is a pedophile and has abused many children.
Style: tense, psychological, clever, disturbing, sexual ...
Plot: sexual abuse, suburbs, courtroom, power relations, couple relations, track down, media, legal, journalism, deadly, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Two Mrs. Grenvilles (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
TV show
Story: Family image matters more than anything to the Grenvilles, even when the son is shot dead by his former chorus girl wife, whom his mother despises.
Plot: rich, family secret, family secrets, midlife crisis, lingerie, naked dead man, dancing, passionate kiss, argument, confrontation, man undressing, cigarette smoking ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
In a Child's Name (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 192 min.
TV show
Story: A true story about a woman who fights her brother-in-law's parents for custody of her deceased sister's baby upon learning that her brother-in-law murdered her sister.
Plot: murder, custody battle, italian american, sister sister relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Mosley (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Mosley was a 1998 television serial produced for Channel 4 based on British fascist Oswald Mosley's life in the period between the two world wars. The series was directed by Robert Knights, from a screenplay by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, ...
Plot: politics, british politics, racist, politician, beating, chanting, nazism, political protest, anti communism, fascism, male nudity, womanizer ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, post world war one, pre world war two
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Austria, Italy
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: Story of Anna Anderson, who claimed to be Anastasia Romanov, the only surviving daughter of the Czar and Czarina of Russia.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, atmospheric
Plot: russian revolution, amnesia, royalty, political unrest, cons and scams, memory loss, love affair, royal family, missing person, state affairs, revolution, mystery ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20s, 1930s
Place: russia, europe, germany, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years is an 8-part 1981 drama serial based on the life of Winston Churchill, and particularly his years in enforced exile from political position during the 1920s and 30s. It was written and directed by Ferdinand ...
Plot: exile, british history, prime minister, member of parliament, british soldier, political leader, world war two, british politics
Time: 1920s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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I Want to Live (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The movie tells the story of a woman who struggles and fights to escape the gas chamber being condemned with capital punishment because of her participation in a hold up in which a person was killed.
Style: disturbing, rough, bleak, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: prison, crime, life is a bitch, fighting the system, legal, confined, crimes, injustice, deadly, society, dishonesty, drug abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
George Wallace (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
TV show
Story: George Wallace is a 1997 television film starring Gary Sinise as George Wallace, the former Governor of Alabama. It was directed by John Frankenheimer, who won an Emmy award for it; Sinise and Mare Winningham also won Emmies for their performances. ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: campaign, civil rights, assassination attempt, racism, rise to the top, politics, legal, society, rebellion, discrimination, interracial relations, conservative ...
Time: 60s, year 1965, year 1963, year 1972, 1960s ...
Place: alabama, usa, georgia, america
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48%
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Blonde (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Australia, Canada, USA
Duration: 165 min.
TV show
Story: A fictional biography of Marilyn Monroe mixed with series of real events in her life.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, contemplative
Plot: hollywood, rise and fall, showbiz, actor's life, ambition, historical figure, rising to stardom, desire for fame, love and romance, starlet, filmmaking, lifestyle ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 60s, 50s, 30s ...
Place: usa, venice beach california, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Sinatra (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 250 min.
TV show
Story: An extensive biopic of one of the most famous entertainers of the 20th century - Frank Sinatra. The only thing that could engage the public more than his songs and films was his sometimes controversial private life.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, captivating ...
Plot: music, friendship, singer, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, rising to stardom, musician's life, ambition, crumbling marriage, relationship vs career, showbiz, oldies ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 50s, 70s, 40s ...
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Blind Ambition (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 480 min.
TV show
Story: Television series docu-drama traces the career of John Dean, special counsel of president Nixon.
Plot: marriage, president, attorney, u.s. president, government, politics, republican party, husband wife relationship, watergate
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story (2016)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: An anthology series centered around some of history's most famous criminals.
Style: anthology, realistic, captivating, serious, based on true events ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: crime investigation, crimes, murder, criminal, courtroom drama, racism, police, society, legal action, legal investigation, district attorney, murder trial ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, europe, beverly hills, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Trust (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The trials and triumphs of one of America’s wealthiest and unhappiest families, the Gettys. Told over multiple seasons and spanning the twentieth century, the series begins in 1973 with the kidnapping of John Paul Getty III, an heir to the Getty ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating, rough
Plot: wealthy family, kidnapping, mafia, greed, danger, investigation, family relations, dishonesty, rescue, runaway, hopes, society ...
Time: year 1973
Place: usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Switched at Birth (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: This is the story of the two babies who were switched at birth. A few years later when one of the girls gets sick and tests revealed that she was not the daughter of the couple who raised her. Eventually she dies. And the couple most especially the ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: single parent, mistaken identity, death in the family, custody, track down, family life, parents and children, family problems, family relations, youth, babies and infants, legal ...
Time: year 1978, year 1987
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
J.F.K.: Reckless Youth (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 183 min.
TV show
Story: Looks at the early years of America's most dashing president from his early childhood through his nomination for Congress.
Plot: kennedy family, john f. kennedy, president, u.s. president, childhood, usa president
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Prairie Giant (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: In 1930s Saskatchewan, a small town parish has a new young new pastor, Tommy Douglas. However, for all his regular duties, which include boxing lessons, Tommy sees the poverty and injustice around him which seem beyond his power to address with the ...
Plot: compassion, parliament, pastor, riot, socialist, social activism, small town, debate, politician, election, great depression, speech ...
Time: 1930s
Place: canada
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40%
The Flame Trees of Thika (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Elspeth and her unconventional parents decide to settle down in Kenya and begin a coffee plantation. This is a time of discovery for Elspeth, as she encounters the incredible beauty and cruelty of nature, and new friendships with both Africans and ...
Style: serious, realistic, inter cultural
Plot: world war one, safari, orphan, coming of age, adventure, youth, opposites attract, animal life, couples, imperialism, introspection, small town ...
Time: 1910s
Place: kenya, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Naked Director (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: In 1980s Japan, one determined man turned every crushing setback into opportunity. His name was Toru Muranishi, and he revolutionized his industry.
Style: erotic, sexploitation film, funny, captivating, based on true events
Plot: female nudity, sex scene, pornographer, unfaithful wife, filmmaking, teamwork, porn magazine, new beginning, porn star, porn industry, rise to the top, yakuza ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, tokyo, hokkaido, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of Gwen Araujo, a transgender teen who was murdered in California in 2002.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense, exciting
Plot: teenage boy, gender disguise, murder, brother sister relationship, single mother, brother brother relationship, funeral, mother daughter relationship, gender identity, loss of son, high school, testimony ...
Time: 2000s, year 2002
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Burning Bush (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 231 min.
TV show
Story: Burning Bush is a three-part mini-series created for HBO by world-renowned Polish director Agnieszka Holland. Based on real characters and events, this haunting drama focuses on the personal sacrifice of a Prague history student, Jan Palach, who set ...
Style: realistic, bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: lawyer, rebellion, european history, student, suicide, journalism, revolution, self sacrifice, rebelliousness, russian, protest, communism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: czechoslovakia, europe, czech republic, prague, prague czechoslovakia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Denial (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues her for libel.
Style: factual, thought provoking, disturbing, captivating, based on true events ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: holocaust, historian, lawyer, courtroom, judge, holocaust survivor, professor, courtroom drama, genocide, court, justice, new yorker ...
Time: 21st century, year 2000, year 1996, year 1999, year 1994 ...
Place: london, atlanta georgia, israel, england, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Three Girls (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: The story of three of the children who were victims in the 2012 grooming and sex trafficking case in Rochdale, for which nine men were convicted and sentenced. The drama explores how these girls were groomed, how they were ignored by the authorities ...
Style: psychological, suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: sex trafficking, rape, police investigation, human trafficking, underage sex, court case, friendship, working class, teenage girl, pakistani, crimes, sexploitation ...
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34%