Movies and TV shows like Jacqueline Susann's Valley of The Dolls

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Jacqueline Susann's Valley of The Dolls (1981)
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Jacqueline Susann's Valley of The Dolls (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 233 min.
TV show
Story: Updated version of the Jacqueline Susann best selling 1960's novel shows the lives of three very different women who come to New York City to achieve fame and fortune in show business and get all messed up in the process.
Plot: lesbian, singer, drug addiction, nightclub, sanitarium, actress, terminal illness, filmmaking, wig, award ceremony

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Most similar movies to Jacqueline Susann's Valley of The Dolls

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, sincere, touching and suspense films and TV series with plots about lesbian, lifestyle, actress, family relations, female protagonist, gay and adultery mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Jacqueline Susann's Valley of The Dolls: Monte Carlo (1986), From Here to Eternity (1979), Venice the Series (2009), Seventh Avenue (1977), Roses Are for the Rich (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Monte Carlo (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: An American writer on the Riviera courts a Russian singer who is spying on Nazis for revenge.
Plot: spy, romance, world war two, nazi, singer, gambler, war
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From Here to Eternity (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: Soapy look at events of Pearl Harbor just previous to the Japanese attack.
Plot: world war two, u.s. army, cheating, military base, military
Time: 1940s
Place: hawaii, pearl harbor
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79%
Arthur Hailey's The Moneychangers (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 320 min.
TV show
Story: This is the story of the happenings at a major bank.
Plot: greed, bank, competition, prison, call girl, board of directors, sanitarium, mental illness, credit card, advertising executive, private plane, embezzlement ...
Time: 70s, year 1976
Place: bahamas
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Venice the Series (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: Venice: The Series is a web series co-produced by and starring American actress Crystal Chappell, and is inspired in part by the "Otalia" storyline on the daytime drama Guiding Light. The series has been broadcast since 2009, and is ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbianism, family relations, love and romance, gender, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, designer, parents and children, strong female presence, family life, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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Seventh Avenue (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: A poor young man from New York's Lower East Side determines to overcome his status, and through hard work rises to become a power in the garment industry.
Plot: fashion, business, clothes
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Roses Are for the Rich (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 182 min.
Story: In a small town in Appalachia, Autumn's young husband is killed in a suspicious mine explosion. She vows vengeance on mine owner Douglas Osborne and dedicates her life to destroying him, even at the cost of her own happiness. When her attempts ...
Plot: coal mine, rose, murder trial, doll, cyanide, revenge
Place: san francisco, appalachia, birmingham alabama
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52%
Valley of the Dolls (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: An updated adaptation of the Jacqueline Susann novel Valley of the Dolls, which follows the trials and tribulations of several women who live in Southern California.
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), showbiz, betrayal, seduction, show business, drugs, female nudity, actress, blackmail, model, homosexual
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Breaking Point (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 10 min.
TV show
Story: BREAKING POINT follows a group of friends dealing with dreams, triumphs, and heartaches as day-to-day transitions and setbacks threaten their relationships and livelihoods.
Plot: friendship, gay, sex, murder, divorce, lesbian, seduction, lie, deception, love
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Echoes in the Darkness (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 250 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the true life story that took place in the 1970s, this movie follows the murder of Susan Reinert and her two children in Upper Merion Township in Pennsylvania, a case that lasted seven years
Plot: child murder, murder of family, murder, off screen murder, naked dead woman, true crime, heart attack, dead body in car trunk, storm, dead woman, body in a trunk
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Lace (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: A sex symbol (Phoebe Cates) sets a trap for the trio who abandoned her as a baby, to destroy the one who is her mother.
Plot: flashback, mystery, abandoned, mother, identity, school, unwed pregnancy, old friend, unwanted pregnancy, birth mother, woman in underwear, high school friend ...
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Studs Lonigan (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: Story of the Irish-American Lonigan family between 1918 and 1930. The story centers on young Studs who is growing into adulthood in a city full of temptations.
Plot: immigrants, coming of age, irish american
Time: 1920s
Place: chicago illinois
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The Awakening Land (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 333 min.
TV show
Story: Frontierswoman Sayward Luckett's struggles in Ohio during the late 18th-century and early 19th-century.
Plot: pioneer, generation, frontier, american history, lifetime
Time: 19th century
Place: ohio
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47%
The Scarlett O'Hara War (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This is the story of how one of the famous movie roles was cast. The role of Scarlett O'Hara in Gone With the Wind.
Plot: backstage, historical event, actress, film industry, casting, actor, movie star, filmmaking, film set, director, hollywood, party ...
Time: 1930s
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46%
Kamikaze Hearts (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Alternately distressing, instructive, contestable, and fascinating, Juliet Bashore's 1986 documentary about a lesbian couple working in the porn industry—a cynical older woman (Sharon “Mitch” Mitchell), who is a seasoned porn star, and ...
Plot: drug addiction, porn industry, adult filmmaking, interview, filmmaking, sex, female nudity, argument, heroin, lesbian relationship, lesbian, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Place: san francisco
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I Know This Much Is True (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 378 min.
TV show
Story: The parallel lives of identical twin brothers Dominick and Thomas Birdsey in an epic story of betrayal, sacrifice and forgiveness set against the backdrop of 20th century America.
Style: touching, psychological, social, sad, suspense
Plot: brother brother relationship, paranoid schizophrenia, mysterious past, family relations, life is a bitch, loss of child, identical twins, betrayal, childhood trauma, sacrifice, tragedy, brotherhood ...
Time: 70s, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Trapper John, M.D. (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Trapper John, M.D. is an American television medical drama and spin-off of the film MASH, concerning a lovable doctor who became a mentor and father figure in San Francisco, California. The show ran on CBS from September 23, 1979, to September 4, ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: hospital, doctor, workplace, power relations, lifesaver, doctors and patients, workplace situations, medical, physician, doctors, medical profession, latex gloves ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
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43%
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Secrets (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Etta Berter is a doctor's wife in 1905 who has been unable to have children. The couple has one adopted daughter but she has always wanted more children. Julie Harris's character is the family's cook and close companion to their ...
Plot: family secret, secret, church, troubled teen, family secrets, choir, teenage girl
Place: iowa
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42%
Dangerous Minds (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dangerous Minds is an American drama television series that aired on ABC network between September 1996 and March 1997. The series is based on the motion picture film, Dangerous Minds. Annie Potts stars in the lead role originated by Michelle ...
Plot: ghetto, high school, teacher, ex soldier, high school teacher, teenager, school, teaching
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41%
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Little Fires Everywhere (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 463 min.
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Story: The intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and an enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives. Explore the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, the ferocious pull of motherhood – and the danger in ...
Style: suspense, social, psychological, pink cinema
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, parents and children, female protagonist, strong female character, conflict, teenage sexuality, social differences, wealthy family, racial tension, female artist, lgbt teen, jealousy ...
Time: 1990s, year 1997, 90s
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39%
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: affair, murder, extramarital affair, marriage, parliament, infidelity, seduction, older man younger woman relationship, liar, politics, lawyer, husband wife relationship ...
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37%
The Ginger Tree (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: In 1903, a young Scotswoman goes to join her diplomat fiancé in Manchuria. She marries him, and finds herself in a war zone. Disenchanted with her husband, she falls in love with a married Japanese nobleman, Count Kentaro Kurihama, and bears him a ...
Style: epic
Plot: army, world war two, mother child separation, costume
Place: japan
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36%
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Fame L.A. (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Fame L.A. is an American drama series that aired in syndication from 1997-1998. It told the story of a drama/dance school in Los Angeles where students honed their talents while overcoming various personal problems. It starred Christian Kane, ...
Style: feel good, sincere, serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, lifestyle, desire for fame, performer's life, music, artists and showbiz, hopes, follow your dream, performance art, mentor, female student, student ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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36%
Whatever This Is. (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Whatever this is. follows Sam (Hunter Canning) and Ari (Dylan Marron), two production assistants in New York, as well as Sam's girlfriend Lisa (Madeline Wise), a teacher without pay for the summer. Sam and Ari are scraping by working low paying ...
Style: humorous, sincere, biting, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: buddies, friends, workplace situations, tv show, profanity, workplace, obnoxious boss, media, twentysomething life, petty job, friendship, flatmate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The L Word: Generation Q (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: In this sequel to The L Word, we continue to follow the intermingled lives of Bette Porter, Alice Pieszecki and Shane McCutcheon, along with a new generation of diverse, self-possessed LGBTQIA+ characters experiencing love, heartbreak, sex, setbacks ...
Style: romantic, sexy, sentimental, sincere, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian relationship, lgbt, gays and lesbians, female friendship, lesbian, lifestyle, love and romance, family relations, tv host, election, women in society, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
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36%
The Scarlet Letter (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In the 17th century Massachusetts, a married women, whose husband is missing, has a child with the local pastor. The puritanical residents of her town condemn her to carry the Scarlet Letter of shame. Then the husband shows up.
Plot: adultery, infidelity, puritan, extramarital affair, minister, illegitimate child, sexuality, pariah, adulteress, letter, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 17th century
Place: massachusetts
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36%
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Beulah Land (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 281 min.
TV show
Story: This sweeping epic dramatized the lives of two Georgia families during the early-to-mid 1800s: the Kendricks, who resided on the Beulah Land plantation, and the Davises, who owned the Oaks plantation. Both families loved, prospered and lost during ...
Plot: plantation, american civil war, civil war, family disapproval, dysfunctional family, slavery, brother, southern belle
Time: 19th century, 1870s
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35%
Great Expectations (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 303 min.
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Story: Phillip Pirrip, known as Pip, meets a convict or two in a graveyard and sets into motion a series of events that lead him from a comfortable life in his brother-in-law's forge to a mysterious inheritance and his acquaintance with the eerie Miss ...
Plot: charles dickens, rags to riches, victorian england, literature, orphan, inheritance, adoption
Time: victorian era, 19th century
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35%
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Lip Service (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Lip Service was a British television serial drama portraying the lives of a group of lesbians living in Glasgow, Scotland. Production on the show, which stars Laura Fraser, Ruta Gedmintas and Fiona Button, began in summer 2009 in Glasgow. The show ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexy, sincere, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian couple, lgbt, lovers, love triangle, ex couple relations, lesbianism, love and romance, sexual identity, gays and lesbians, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, saudi arabia, europe, glasgow scotland
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35%
Driving Not Knowing (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An estranged poet attempts to rekindle a complex relationship with a strung-out musician during a weekend in rural nowhere; their toxic past, however, won't be so easily forgotten.
Plot: drug addiction, poetry, love, gay
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35%
Patrick Melrose (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 302 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the Patrick Molrose Novels by Edward St. Aubyn
Style: ironic, psychological, suspense, captivating, surreal
Plot: drugs/alcohol, dialogue, drug addiction, father son relationship, depression, loneliness, alcohol abuse, mental illness, violence, dysfunctional family, family relations, ambition ...
Time: 2000s, 1960s, 1990s, 90s, 60s ...
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35%