Movies and TV shows like Ryan's Hope

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Ryan's Hope (1975)
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Ryan's Hope (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ryan's Hope is an American soap opera created by Claire Labine and Paul Avila Mayer, originally airing for 13 years on ABC from July 7, 1975 to January 13, 1989. It revolved around the trials and tribulations within a large Irish-American family in the Riverside district of New York City.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: friends, family relations, family life, hopes, society, family business, working class, bar, sergeant, liberal, irish american
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sentimental and touching films and TV series with plots about family relations, family life, parents and children, couples, society, couple relations and family problems mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Ryan's Hope: Knots Landing (1979), The Young and the Restless (1973), Stella (1990), Princess Daisy (1983), One Life to Live (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Knots Landing (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The domestic adventures, misdeeds and everyday interactions of five families living on a cul-de-sac in a small California community.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: family relations, small town, family life, intrigue, love and romance, couples, couple relations, love affair, americana, divorce, marriage, warner bros ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Young and the Restless (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: realistic, sentimental, emotional, serious, saga
Plot: family relations, infidelity, family life, couple relations, rivalry, intrigue, family problems, rich and poor, love triangle, power relations, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 21st century, 70s ...
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Stella (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Barmaid Stella Claire and blueblood Stephen Dallas have very little in common -- except they've fallen in love. When their relationship fails, Stella decides to raise the child they had, Jenny, alone. But Jenny and Stella are far from the ...
Style: emotional, serious, sentimental, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: single parent, working class, pregnancy, breakup, society, moral dilemma, parents and children, family life, starting over, love and romance, youth, family problems ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.3
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Princess Daisy (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 190 min.
TV show
Story: The lovely Daisy is the daughter of a Russian prince and an American movie star. After her parents are killed, she flees from her half-brother Ram. She fights her way to the top of the modeling profession and falls in love with a company president. ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sentimental
Plot: rape, twins, aristocrat, incest, siblings relations, against the odds, city life, dysfunctional family, urban, death in the family, fall in love, twentysomething life ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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One Life to Live (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, saga ...
Plot: family problems, couple relations, friendship, family life, parents and children, love and romance, infidelity, family relations, family feud, borderline personality disorder, intrigue, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, 60s, 90s ...
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Providence (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Providence is an American television drama series that aired on NBC starring Melina Kanakaredes. The show ran for five seasons from January 8, 1999 until December 20, 2002.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: family relations, small town, family problems, love and romance, siblings relations, parents and children, family life, living with parents, looking for love, homecoming, small town life, hometown ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Thirtysomething (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, family life, suburbs, suburban life, thirtysomething life, couples, friends, social relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: philadelphia, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Beautiful People (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Beautiful People is an American drama television series about a family that moves from New Mexico to The Big Apple to make a fresh start on their lives. The series aired on the ABC Family Network from August 8, 2005, to April 24, 2006, lasting ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, touching
Audience: girls' night, teen drama
Plot: single mother, starting over, fish out of water, lifestyle, family relations, youth, family life, parents and children, teenage life, city life, parents separation, mistress ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Felicity (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Felicity Porter decides to follow her long time crush to college in New York City.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, talky
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: college, love triangle, love and romance, adulthood, couples, college life, looking for love, coming of age, romance, youth, lifestyle, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Life Goes On (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Life Goes On is a television series that aired on ABC from September 12, 1989, to May 23, 1993. The show centers on the Thatcher family living in suburban Chicago: Drew, his wife Elizabeth, and their children Paige, Rebecca, and Charles, who is ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, contemplative
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, misfit, family life, teenage life, americana, parents and children, protective parent, young lovers, mentally challenged, dream come true, living with parents, supportive parent ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Lucky 7 (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: What would you do if you won the lottery? How would it change your life? Follow a group of seven gas station employees in Queens, New York, who have been chipping into a lottery pool for years, never thinking they'd actually win. They need to ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, captivating
Plot: lottery, family relations, working class, workplace, parents and children, couple relations, society, change of luck, siblings relations, bittersweet, couples, gas station ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Bold and the Beautiful (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Continuing drama combining romance and intrigue set against the glittering backdrop of Beverly Hills and the American fashion industry.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, emotional, saga
Plot: fashion, family relations, love triangle, infidelity, family business, rich and poor, intrigue, family problems, family life, dishonesty, betrayal, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 80s, 90s, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Falcon Crest (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, melancholic ...
Plot: wealthy family, family relations, family business, intrigue, betrayal, rivalry, family problems, family feud, parents and children, ambition, couple relations, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Bedford Diaries (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Bedford Diaries is an American television series that premiered March 29, 2006 on The WB and concluded its first season on May 10, 2006. It was canceled on May 18, 2006. The series was created by Tom Fontana and Julie Martin. A week prior to ...
Style: emotional, touching, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: college, couples, love and romance, romance, youth, society, young adult, interracial relations, sex
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
General Hospital (1963)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Families, friends, enemies and lovers experience life-changing events in the large upstate New York city of Port Charles, which has a busy hospital, upscale hotel, cozy diner and dangerous waterfront frequented by the criminal underworld.
Style: twists and turns, serious, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: hospital, rivalry, parents and children, siblings relations, family business, family in crisis, family life, manipulation, intrigue, manipulations, dishonesty, cult ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 1960s, 70s, 1990s ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Dallas (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: family feud, mogul, presumed dead, intrigue, family business, family relations, oil industry, ambition, hypocrisy, rich and poor, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, southern usa, dallas texas, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.0
 621
Promised Land (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Promised Land is an American drama series which aired on CBS from 1996 to 1999. It is a spin-off from another series, Touched by an Angel.
Style: touching, realistic, serious
Plot: social relations, family relations, follow your dream, hopes, society, unemployment, human nature, on the road, family life, good deed, boss, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
White Irish Drinkers (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A coming of age story set in 1975 working-class Brooklyn, in which two teenage brothers living with their abusive father and their well-meaning but ineffective mother are caught up in a life of petty crime. Older brother Danny concocts a daring ...
Style: sincere, emotional, sentimental, bleak, serious ...
Plot: crimes, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, family problems, siblings relations, family life, parents and children, working class, society, hopes, domestic disturbance, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Days of Our Lives (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, family problems, loss of daughter, love triangle, betrayal, intrigue, power relations, presumed dead, couple relations, siblings relations, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 60s, 90s, 80s, 20th century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Multiple Sarcasms (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Gabriel is a man who on the surface has it all-successful professional life as an architect, a beautiful wife, Annie, and a devoted young daughter, Elizabeth. But slowly it dawns on him that he is not really happy. Gabriel decides that he wants to ...
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, contemplative, offbeat ...
Plot: family life, self discovery, midlife crisis, family relations, couple relations, introspection, writer's life, couples, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, playwright, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Brooklyn Bridge (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Brooklyn Bridge is an American television program which aired on CBS between 1991 and 1993. It is about a Jewish American family living in Brooklyn in the middle 1950s. The premise was partially based on the childhood of executive producer and ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: family relations, coming of age, jewish family, misfit, society, social differences, social misfits, youth, social relations, family life, friends, teenage boy ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1956
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Brown Girls (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 480 min.
TV show
Style: stylized, captivating, serious, realistic, saga
Plot: love affair, romance, culture clash, family life, couple relations, strong female presence, society, parents and children, family business, siblings relations, bittersweet, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
All My Children (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: All My Children is an American television soap opera that aired on ABC for 41 years, from January 5, 1970 to September 23, 2011, and on The Online Network since April 29, 2013 via Hulu, Hulu Plus, and iTunes. Created by Agnes Nixon, All My Children ...
Style: serious, realistic, saga, emotional, sentimental
Plot: betrayal, love triangle, drug abuse, family problems, couples, jealous spouse, family relations, infidelity, family life, couple relations, lifestyle, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 70s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Thorn Birds (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 460 min.
TV show
Story: This mini series covers 60 years in the lives of the Cleary family, brought from New Zealand to Australia to run their aunt Mary Carson's ranch. The story centers on their daughter, Meggie, and her love for the family's priest, Father ...
Style: sentimental, touching, family saga, emotional, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, catholic priest, couple relations, tragic love, destiny, clergy, older man younger woman relationship, love and romance, hopes, priest, catholic church, romance ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 1920s, 30s, 60s ...
Place: australia, vatican
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Degrassi High (1987)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Degrassi Junior High is a Canadian CBC Television teen drama series that was produced from 1987-1989 as part of the Degrassi series. The show followed the lives of a group of students attending the titular fictional school. Many episodes tackled ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, high school life, friendship, looking for love, family relations, friends, youth, teenage life, love and romance, social relations, society, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Unidentified (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: At once gritty and whimsical, The Unidentified follow Estlin, a passionate young journalist scraping by in New York City. As his frustration with his entry-level job at a local newspaper peaks, his disgruntled best friend, Brooke, leaves Brooklyn ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious
Plot: journalism, politics, hopes, society, fall in love, college, love and romance, romance, best friends, love, idealism, breakup ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 2000s, september 11 2001
Place: new york, ohio, washington d.c., manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Tyler Perry's If Loving You Is Wrong (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the relationships of a group of husbands and wives that live and love on the same street. While the neighbors come from very different backgrounds, their lives are similar – raising children, dealing with exes, worrying about money and ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: starting over, love and romance, family relations, friendship, looking for love, couples, parents and children, couple relations, family problems, marriage, relationships, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Good Times, Bad Times (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Goede tijden, slechte tijden, also known as GTST, is the longest-running Dutch soap opera, which began on 1 October 1990 on RTL4. The programme was the first daily soap in the Netherlands. The soap is produced by Joop van den Ende and to date over ...
Style: serious, realistic, saga, sentimental
Plot: eccentric family, small town, love affair, family life, intrigue, rivalry, love and romance, indoor, family business, couple relations, family in crisis, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s ...
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Cloudstreet (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 342 min.
TV show
Story: Cloudstreet is an Australian television drama miniseries for the Showcase subscription television channel, which first screened from 22 May 2011, in three parts. It is an adaptation of Cloudstreet, an award-winning novel by Australian author Tim ...
Style: uplifting, captivating, touching, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: working class, starting over, change of luck, family life, family relations, destiny, society, hopes, cause and meaning, foreknowledge, working class family, gambling ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 60s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Love is the Word (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Love is the Word is a moving, romantic and funny coming-of-age drama about the magic of first love and the misery of first lost, set in 1978: the year 'Grease' hit the big screen.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: coming of age, first love, love and romance, family relations, youth, hopes, parents and children, village, leukemia, teenager, teenage love, underage drinking ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%