Movies and TV shows like Upstairs Downstairs

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Upstairs Downstairs (2010)
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Upstairs Downstairs (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 1936, the show takes viewers, old and new, back to the lavish world of Belgravia, London. A new set of occupants reside at 165 Eaton Place and viewers see how external and internal influences of the tumultuous pre-war period shape and mould the lives of this wealthy family and their servants.‬
Style: realistic, serious, touching, stylized, vintage
Plot: high society, master and servant, butler, rich and poor, family values, millionaire, family relations, lifestyle, marriage, racial issues, class differences, housewife, couples, family life, maid, society, couple relations, power relations, world war two, servant, interwar period, world war one, bbc, aristocracy, romance ...
Time: 1930s, edwardian era, 20th century, 30s
Place: england, london, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, stylized and captivating films and TV series with plots about society, love and romance, family relations, power relations, social differences, couples and couple relations mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres. Some movies like Upstairs Downstairs: Upstairs, Downstairs (1971), Downton Abbey (2010), A Place to Call Home (2013), Berkeley Square (1998), The Paradise (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Upstairs, Downstairs (1971)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Upstairs, Downstairs is a British television drama series originally produced by London Weekend Television and revived by the BBC. It ran on ITV in 68 episodes divided into five series from 1971 to 1975. Set in a large townhouse in Edwardian, First ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, stylized
Plot: maid, butler, wealth, master servant relationship, domestic servant, high society, master and servant, lifestyle, couples, rich and poor, love and romance, society ...
Time: 20th century, edwardian era, 1930s, 1920s, 1910s
Place: england, london, europe
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Downton Abbey (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: A chronicle of the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the post-Edwardian era—with great events in history having an effect on their lives and on the British social hierarchy.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized, tragicomedy ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: estate, aristocracy, high society, relatives, countryside, manners, traditional versus modern, family life, butler, servant, master and servant, aristocrat ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, edwardian era, 50s, victorian era ...
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, britain
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A Place to Call Home (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A mysterious woman is perched between the harsh legacy of World War II and the hope of a new life in Australia. A sweeping romantic drama set in 1950s rural Australia following the lives of the Blighs, a wealthy and complicated pastoralist family, ...
Style: emotional, captivating, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: love affair, family relations, society, love and romance, family life, starting over, social differences, forbidden love, family secret, mysterious character, nurse, medical profession ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: australia
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Berkeley Square (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Three young women from very different backgrounds meet, become friends and share experiences when they all gain positions as nannies in the wealthy households of London's exclusive Berkeley Square.
Style: clever, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nanny, family relations, child abuse, butler, bittersweet, society, babies and infants, lifestyle, master and servant, youth, love and romance, high society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 20th century, 90s, edwardian era
Place: london, england, europe
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The Paradise (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An intoxicating love story set in England's first department store in the 1870s. The Paradise revolves around the lives of the people who live and work in the store, each bound in their own way by the power of the world they live in, and the ...
Style: captivating, stylized, realistic, serious, vintage
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fashion, high society, love and romance, workplace situations, rise to the top, love affair, eligible bachelor, ambition, workplace, flirting, nouveau riche, new job ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s, 50s, 20th century
Place: england
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Grand Hotel (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Grand Hotel is a Spanish drama television series directed by Carlos Sedes and starring Yon Gonzalez and Amaia Salamanca. It first aired on Antena 3 in Spain on 11 October 2011 and on Sky Arts 1 in the UK on 18 November 2012. The series, filmed at ...
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, realistic, heartbreaking
Plot: hotel, love and romance, investigation, intrigue, crimes, high society, master and servant, love affair, maid, heir, social differences, society ...
Time: edwardian era, 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
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Love in a Cold Climate (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of Nancy Mitford's novel.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, witty
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: looking for love, love triangle, fall in love, social differences, eccentric family, wooing, infidelity, unfulfilled love, romance, master and servant, society, unlikely couple ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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The Village (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Village is a BBC TV series written by Peter Moffat. The drama is set in a Derbyshire village in the 20th century. The first series of what Moffat hopes will become a 42-hour TV drama was broadcast in spring 2013 and covered the years 1914 to ...
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, captivating, epic
Plot: village life, family relations, village, parents and children, society, social relations, family, childbirth, countryside, villager, small village, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: england
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North & South (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 235 min.
TV show
Story: North & South is a British television drama serial, produced by the BBC and originally broadcast in four episodes on BBC One in November and December 2004. It follows the story of Margaret Hale, a young woman from southern England who has to ...
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: social differences, initially antagonists, love and romance, prejudice, romance, rich and poor, fall in love, pride and honor, love affair, couple relations, young woman, unlikely couple ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 50s, 1850s
Place: england, london
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Cranford (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 469 min.
TV show
Story: In the 1840s, Cranford is ruled by the ladies. They adore good gossip; and romance and change is in the air, as the unwelcome grasp of the Industrial Revolution rapidly approaches their beloved rural market-town.
Style: sincere, atmospheric, clever, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town life, aristocracy, social differences, family relations, small town, love and romance, class differences, high society, eligible bachelor, society, social relations, family life ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1840s
Place: england, europe
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The Forsyte Saga (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 276 min.
TV show
Story: In 2002, the first two books and the first interlude of John Galsworthy's trilogy The Forsyte Saga were adapted by Granada Television for the ITV network. Additional funding for this production was provided by American PBS station WGBH, the ...
Style: family saga, serious, realistic, touching, stylized ...
Plot: high society, love affair, family relations, love and romance, forbidden love, society, couple relations, parents and children, wealthy family, victorian england, unfulfilled love, adultery ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, edwardian era, 1920s, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe, london
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Mr Selfridge (2013)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Mr. Selfridge recounts the real life story of the flamboyant and visionary American founder of Selfridge's, London's lavish department store. Set in 1909 London, when women were reveling in a new sense of freedom and modernity, it follows ...
Style: stylized, captivating, realistic, serious, vintage
Plot: businessman, rise to the top, high society, visionary, department store, lifestyle, ambitious, success, materialism, career, manager, workplace ...
Time: edwardian era, 20th century
Place: england, london
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The Forsyte Saga (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation from John Galsworthy's novels.
Style: family saga, stylized, saga, captivating, serious ...
Plot: love and romance, love affair, rich and poor, unfulfillment, romance, intrigue, couples, family problems, family relations, power relations, unfulfilled love, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 20th century
Place: england, london
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The House of Eliott (1991)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The House of Eliott is a British television series produced and broadcast by the BBC in three series between 1991 and 1994. The series starred Stella Gonet and Louise Lombard as two sisters in 1920s London who establish a dressmaking business and ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sincere
Plot: fashion, fashion designer, society, family relations, workplace situations, workplace, lifestyle, ambition, photographer, dressmaker, notoriety, rise to the top ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: england, london, britain
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The Wingless Bird (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: On the eve of World War I, Agnes Conway manages both the business and the problems of her troubled family. She finds the strength to break class barriers and help her sister Jessie marry a good boy from a family of dockside toughs. Is she strong ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: rich and poor, world war one, couples, power relations, family relations, love and romance, betrayal, romance, dishonesty, ambition, master and servant, society ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914, edwardian era
Place: england, northern england
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Call the Midwife (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Drama following the lives of a group of midwives working in the poverty-stricken East End of London during the 1950s, based on the best-selling memoirs of Jennifer Worth.
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midwife, convent, nurse, childbirth, nun, pregnancy, doctor, nursing, friends, family life, pregnant woman, family relations ...
Time: 50s, 60s, year 1961, 20th century, year 1963 ...
Place: england, london, europe, britain
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A Dance to the Music of Time (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 416 min.
TV show
Story: Anthony Powell's 12 volume novel sequence "A Dance to the Music of Time" has been dramatised for television.
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, world war one, post war, high society, dishonesty, lifestyle, society, power relations, social relations, couples, social differences, rich and poor ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
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The Duchess of Duke Street (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The Duchess Of Duke Street is a BBC television drama series set in London between 1900 and 1925. It was created by John Hawkesworth, the former producer of the highly successful ITV period drama Upstairs, Downstairs. It starred Gemma Jones as Louisa ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, stylized, sincere
Plot: food, hotel, world war one, couples, power relations, social differences, rich and poor, master and servant, society, rise to the top, love and romance, ambition ...
Time: victorian era, 1910s, edwardian era
Place: england, europe, london
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The Mill (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Powerful historical drama series, based on the lives of real people, telling the story of young 19th-century apprentices taking their lives into their own hands for the first time.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, stylized, psychological ...
Plot: working class, workplace, factory, life is a bitch, society, mechanic, power relations, realism, social differences, family relations, rich and poor, workplace situations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england
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Our Mutual Friend (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 350 min.
TV show
Story: Intertwining tales of love, greed, and secret identities in Charles Dickens's 1860s London.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: charles dickens, victorian england, love, betrayal, inheritance, love and romance, life is a bitch, society, lifestyle, dishonesty, social differences, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
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Flambards (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 780 min.
TV show
Story: In the early 1900s in England, young Christina is orphaned and goes to live with her Uncle Russell, who owns the country estate of Flambards, and has two sons. Mark, the elder, is a wastrel, a roue and, like his father, loves to hunt. The younger ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war one, love and romance, society, family relations, uneducated, estate, manners, couples, fall in love, social differences, siblings relations, couple relations ...
Time: edwardian era, 1910s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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The Grand (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Grand is a British television drama series first broadcast on ITV in 1997–1998. It was written by Russell T Davies and set in a hotel in Manchester in the 1920s. There are two series: eight episodes in the first series were broadcast from 4 ...
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: hotel, family relations, maid, prostitute, infidelity, siblings relations, vengeance, couple relations, couples, betrayal, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 1920s, post world war one
Place: europe, england, manchester
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Poldark (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Britain is in the grip of a chilling recession... falling wages, rising prices, civil unrest - only the bankers are smiling. It's 1783 and Ross Poldark returns from the American War of Independence to his beloved Cornwall to find his world in ...
Style: captivating, family saga, realistic, serious, saga ...
Plot: countryside, estate, love and romance, love affair, romance, society, rich and poor, master and servant, poverty, social differences, couple relations, family relations ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1780s, georgian era
Place: england, cornwall
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Aristocrats (1999)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: Based on a true story, Aristocrats draws back the curtain on an 18th century English family near the summit of society, revealing a tapestry of romance, prejudice, infidelity, and revolution.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: master and servant, royal family, rich and poor, high society, royalty, politics, honor, family relations, siblings relations, romance, state affairs, aristocracy ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: england, ireland, europe
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Scarlett (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Austria
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: The greatest love story ever told began with Gone with the Wind and continues in this sweeping epic sequel, as Scarlett, Rhett and a host of unforgettable characters go from tragedy to triumph in an action-packed saga of international scope
Style: serious, romantic, captivating, stylized, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, romance, parents and children, couples, couple relations, family relations, society, fall in love, infidelity, civil war, star crossed lovers, reconciliation ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1870s
Place: europe, ireland, london, england, georgia ...
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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, touching, realistic, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love affair, human spirit, love and romance, family relations, parents and children, society, hopes, strong female presence, social relations, small town, world war one, british history ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: northern england, yorkshire, england, europe
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Lilies (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Lilies is a British period-drama television series, written by Heidi Thomas, which ran for one eight-episode series in early 2007 on BBC One. The show's tagline was "Liverpool, 1920. Three girls on the edge of womanhood, a world on the ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: post war, family relations, family problems, youth, society, life is a bitch, working class, parents and children, bittersweet, poverty, sister sister relationship, slum ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: england, liverpool
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Behaving Badly (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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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: date night, girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, housewife, middle aged, unlikely couple, hopes, starting over, love and romance, society, power relations, family relations, couples, family problems ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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Breathless (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
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Story: Hospital drama set in London during the early 1960s, following the staff of a busy gynecology ward at a time when abortion is illegal and the contraceptive pill is only just becoming available to married women.
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, captivating, touching ...
Plot: nurse, hospital, doctors and patients, society, patient, workplace romance, workplace, treatment, workplace situations, gynecologist, post war, doctor ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: london, england
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Desperate Romantics (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
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Story: Six-part drama series set in and among the alleys, galleries and flesh-houses of 19th-century industrial London, following the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, a vagabond group of English painters, poets and critics.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, sentimental, bleak ...
Plot: painting, bohemian life, lifestyle, rebellion, lust, love and romance, rebelliousness, couples, historical event, woman, artist, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
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