Movies and TV shows like Brooklyn Bridge

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Brooklyn Bridge (1991)
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Brooklyn Bridge (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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 creator Gary David Goldberg. Brooklyn Bridge won a Golden Globe and was nominated for an Emmy Award as for outstanding television series in 1992, after its first season. The cast was led by Marion Ross; Art Garfunkel performed the theme song, which was titled "Just Over The Brooklyn Bridge." In 1997, "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling" was ranked #46 on TV Guide's 100 Greatest Episodes of All Time.
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: family relations, coming of age, jewish, jewish family, youth, friends, misfit, family life, social differences, society, social misfits, social relations, school, children, boy, teenage boy, grandfather, brooklyn new york city, grandmother, father son relationship, polish, redhead, little boy, grandfather grandson relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1956
Place: new york, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, sentimental and serious films and TV series with plots about family relations, society, youth, coming of age, friends, teenage life and family life mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Brooklyn Bridge: State of Grace (2001), Just a Dream (2002), Old Enough (1984), Life Goes On (1989), Resurrection Blvd. (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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State of Grace (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: State of Grace is an American comedy-drama series that ran for two seasons on the Fox Network's Fox Family channel during 2001 and 2002.
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, teenage life, youth, family, family relations, family life, jewish family, teenager, child protagonist, jewish, school, friends ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, usa
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95%
 6.1
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Just a Dream (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Film crew arrives in a small town in Nevada desert. Ends up changing the life of a 12-year-old kid and a friend of his, a movie lover.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: desert, filmmaking, friends, friendship, interracial relations, obsession, family life, youth, family relations, social relations, coming of age, society ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: nevada, usa
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86%
 6.5
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Old Enough (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The 12 years old well-bred Lonnie meets the impudent Karen on the street. They spend some time together and Karen teaches Lonnie some of her favorite occupancies, like make-up, shoplifting, skipping school and lying to the parent about it, but ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, emotional, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, family relations, coming of age, class differences, power relations, rich and poor, urban, social differences, teenage life, youth, hopes, society ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Life Goes On (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, family life, teenage life, americana, parents and children, misfit, protective parent, supportive parent, couples, dream come true, living with parents, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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55%
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Resurrection Blvd. (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Santiagos are a proud East Los Angeles Latino family whose hopes and dreams are rooted in the world of professional boxing.
Style: serious, rough, sentimental, emotional, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, ambition, human spirit, family life, athlete's life, society, youth, family drama, parents and children, coming of age, family relations, coming out ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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54%
Young Americans (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Young Americans is an American television drama created by Steven Antin. The show debuted on July 12, 2000 on The WB network as a summer replacement for, and spin-off from, another Columbia TriStar Television production, Dawson's Creek. The ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, teenage love, fall in love, buddies, love and romance, coming of age, cross dressing, school, lifestyle, boarding school, cheating, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: maryland, usa, baltimore
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52%
Puberty Blues (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Based on Kathy Lette and Gabrielle Carey's iconic novel, Puberty Blues tells the story of two girls, Debbie and Sue, of innocence lost and experience gained against the backdrop of Australia in the 1970s.
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, captivating, serious ...
Plot: coming of age, best friends, parents and children, youth, family relations, teenage life, teenager, couples, society, strong female presence, friends, innocence lost
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: australia
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51%
My Louisiana Sky (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A girl comes to terms with her mentally challenged parents.
Style: serious, emotional, sentimental, touching, thought provoking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, family life, parents and children, family problems, society, youth, small town life, disability, child's point of view, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, family relations ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: louisiana, usa
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51%
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Rich Man, Poor Man (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An examination of the trials and tribulations of the Jordache family, from the period following World War II to the late 1960s.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, saga
Plot: family relations, gangsters, hopes, rise to the top, blind ambition, power relations, boxing, ambition, immigrants, society, siblings relations, social differences ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 40s, 60s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Less Than Kind (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Less Than Kind is a Canadian television comedy-drama series that stars Jesse Camacho as Sheldon Blecher, a teenager growing up in a loving but dysfunctional Jewish family in Winnipeg. The show's cast also includes Maury Chaykin and Wendel ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, coming of age, family life, teenage life, parents and children, family business, jewish family, society, misfit, youth, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.9
 522
Promised Land (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, serious, realistic
Plot: social relations, family relations, follow your dream, hopes, society, human nature, unemployment, on the road, family life, good deed, traveler, uncle nephew relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 759
I'll Fly Away (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: I'll Fly Away is an American drama television series set during the late 1950s and early 1960s, in an unspecified Southern U.S. state. It aired on NBC from 1991 to 1993 and starred Regina Taylor as Lilly Harper, a black housekeeper for the ...
Style: contemplative, realistic, serious, feel good, sincere ...
Plot: district attorney, interracial relations, civil rights, housekeeper, righting the wronged, housewife, social activist, politically correct, americana, discrimination, social differences, civil action ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: southern usa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Of Boys and Men (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Robert Townsend stars as the patriarch of a family devastated when his wife is killed in a senseless auto accident. Reeling with grief, each family member must find courage and vision to carry on, ultimately eager to do the mother proud.
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: family relations, family life, family in crisis, parents and children, youth, car accident, grief, death of wife, accidental death, society, love, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Everwood (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After the death of his wife, world-class neurosurgeon Dr. Andrew Brown leaves Manhattan and moves his family to the small town of Everwood, Colorado. There he becomes a small-town doctor and learns parenting on the fly as he raises his talented but ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: single father, small town, doctor, family problems, parents and children, fall in love, family life, social relations, youth, small town life, workaholic, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Fat Friends (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Fat Friends was an ITV drama, following a group of overweight people, their laughter and pain and addresses the absurdities of dieting in our modern age. The drama looks at people and how they relate to one another and use body weight as an excuse ...
Style: psychological, touching, humorous, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: support group, friendship, family relations, self fulfillment, society, hopes, physical appearance, overweight, bulimia, obesity, weight loss, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, yorkshire, northern england
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40%
Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A vulnerable teenager with a deep perception of the world and no idea how to live in it.
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: coming of age, teenage life, dysfunctional family, family problems, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, siblings relations, family relations, divorced parents, teenage boy, brother sister relationship ...
Place: new york, washington d.c.
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The Incredible Mrs. Ritchie (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A troubled teen is given the chance to redeem his criminal debt to society
Style: touching, serious, emotional, sentimental, realistic
Plot: family relations, juvenile delinquency, friendship, self discovery, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, human nature, youth, misfit, elderly, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Ryan's Hope (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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 ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: working class, family business, family life, bar, family relations, friends, hopes, society, sergeant, irish american, liberal
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 528
Choking Man (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The social anxiety of a morbidly shy Ecuadorian dishwasher working in a Queens diner provides the psychological engine that powers this blend of drama and magical realism.
Style: realistic, touching, atmospheric, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: immigrants, city life, self discovery, americana, friendship, restaurant, workplace, social misfits, family relations, workplace romance, diner, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Soul Food (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Soul Food: The Series is a television drama that aired Wednesday nights on Showtime from June 28, 2000 to May 26, 2004. Created by filmmaker George Tillman, Jr. and developed for television by Felicia D. Henderson, Soul Food is based upon ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, family life, parents and children, family feud, family tradition, family values, couples, couple relations, parents separation, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s, 20th century ...
Place: illinois, chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Underemployed (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Five friends learn to deal with the harsh realities of life after college.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: college graduate, friends, youth, best friends, friendship, workplace, unfulfillment, society, lifestyle, living together, petty job, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Very Serious Person (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jan, an itinerant male nurse from Denmark, takes a new job with Mrs. A, a terminally ill Manhattan woman raising her parentless thirteen-year-old grandson, Gil. Spending the summer by the shore, the emotionally reserved Jan finds himself oddly cast ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: ambulance, filmmaking, elderly, gender, coming of age, self discovery, hollywood, teenage life, family relations, grandmother grandson relationship, little girl, orphan ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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38%
Red Hook Summer (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When his mom deposits him at the Red Hook housing project in Brooklyn to spend the summer with the grandfather he’s never met, young Flik may as well have landed on Mars. Fresh from his cushy life in Atlanta, he’s bored and friendless, and his ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: family relations, fish out of water, society, clergy, life is a bitch, youth, religions or cults, family life, disorder, church, urban, urban ghetto life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Queen Sugar (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The series follows the life of two sisters, Nova Bordelon and Charley Bordelon, who, with her teenage son Micah moves to the heart of Louisiana to claim an inheritance from her recently departed father - an 800-acre sugarcane farm.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sincere, sentimental
Plot: family drama, farm, sugarcane, family relations, parents and children, power relations, life turned upside down, interracial relations, social relations, society, single parent, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Grandview, U.S.A. (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Life in the small town of Grandview, Illinois is one that is just like any other city or town. Tim Pearson, soon to be graduating high school wants to go to Florida to study oceanography. He meets Michelle "Mike" Cody and is attracted to ...
Style: humorous, captivating, touching, sentimental, offbeat ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: small town, coming of age, americana, love triangle, friendship, youth, society, family relations, fall in love, human nature, working class, revenge ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Chosen (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Chosen follows the story of two teenage boys determined to remain friends despite the deep differences between their two families. Set in New York during the 1940s, this provocative film follows the son of an orthodox rabbi and the son of a ...
Style: touching, realistic, contemplative, serious, nostalgic ...
Plot: friendship, chosen one, culture clash, coming of age, teenage life, interracial relations, clergy, society, youth, parents and children, friends, family relations ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, israel, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.0
 630
Lucky 7 (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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, couple relations, working class, parents and children, workplace, society, change of luck, bittersweet, workplace situations, life turned upside down, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
 125
Booky's Crush (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Thomsons - parents Thomas and Francie, and children Willa, Arthur, Beatrice (nicknamed Booky) and Jakey - are a loving working class family living in the Depression era in Toronto. Arthur is showing aptitude in drawing, and although his parents ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, sincere, touching, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: family relations, teenage love, teenage life, youth, romance, society, family, love and romance, parents and children, working class, family life, coming of age ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
All the Wilderness (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Keeping to himself in the wake his father's death, James Charm finds refuge in solitary walks and creating morbid sketches — until a charismatic new friend and a quirky young woman begin to draw him out of his shell.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, family relations, self discovery, single parent, youth, therapist, boy, teenage boy, mother son relationship, coming of age, hamster, skater ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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35%
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Ready or Not (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Ready or Not is a Canadian teen drama series which aired on the Showtime Movie Channel and later on the Disney Channel and Global Television Network for 5 seasons and 65 episodes between 1993 and 1997 in both Canada and the United States.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, sentimental, humorous
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, family relations, teenager, tomboy, teenage life, social relations, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage love, best friends, family ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%