Movies and TV shows like Paper Dolls

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Paper Dolls (1984)
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Paper Dolls (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Paper Dolls is an American prime time soap opera which aired for 14 episodes on ABC from September 23, 1984 to December 25, 1984. Set in New York's fashion industry, the show centered around top modeling agency owner Racine, her conflicts with the family of cosmetics tycoon Grant Harper, and the careers of two teenage models. The series was based on a 1982 TV movie of the same name.
Plot: fashion, agent, pregnancy, model, photographer, mother daughter relationship, fashion model, soap, friendship between girls, female bonding, music video, modeling, photo shoot
Place: new york

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Most similar movies to Paper Dolls

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and touching films and TV series with plots about fashion, photographer, model, family relations, pregnancy, mother daughter relationship and love and romance mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Paper Dolls: The Beautiful Life: TBL (2009), Models Inc. (1994), I'll Take Manhattan (1987), Seventh Avenue (1977), My Runway (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Beautiful Life: TBL (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The daily lives of young models living together in a models' residence in New York, while struggling to deal with the cutthroat competition and fleeting fame of the fashion world.
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, contemplative
Audience: teens
Plot: model, desire for fame, rise to the top, lifestyle, ambition, teenage life, intrigue, haunted by the past, teaching the ways of the world, dishonesty, rivalry, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Models Inc. (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Models Inc. is an American prime time soap opera that aired on the Fox television network during the 1994-1995 television season. It is the third series in the Beverly Hills, 90210 franchise. The series was created by Charles Pratt, Jr. and Frank ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, emotional, realistic, sitcom
Plot: model, modeling, uninhibited rivalry, intrigue, workplace, blind ambition, workplace situations, crimes, manipulations, amateur detective, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa
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94%
I'll Take Manhattan (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 375 min.
TV show
Story: Maxi Amberville tries to save the magazine empire her father built, but her treacherous uncle stands in her way.
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, betrayal, family relations, lovers reunited, family in crisis, parents and children, unfulfillment, love and romance, dishonesty, inheritance, eccentric family ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, england, europe, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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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82%
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My Runway (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: An egotistic top male model and a pretty model wannabe are forced to live each other's lives until they figure out a way to undo their body switch.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, emotional, serious
Plot: body swapping, fashion, romance, modeling, opposites attract, society, culture clash, youth, love interest, love triangle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, workplace situations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Perfume (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A week in the lives of a group of models, photographers, agents, reporters, publicists and other characters during a wild modeling show in New York City.
Style: realistic, semi serious, captivating, sexual, sexy
Plot: ambition, fashion, relationship vs career, rise and fall, terminal illness, couple relations, infidelity, love and romance, estrangement, photographer, beauty, modeling ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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The Catlins (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Catlins is an American prime-time soap opera on Superstation TBS that ran from April 1, 1983 to May 31, 1985. Created by Chris McIntyre, it focuses on the lives of two wealthy and feuding families; the Catlin family and the Quinn family. The ...
Plot: divorce, mother daughter relationship, love, drug cartel, business, marriage, parent, death, father, drugs, journalist, doctor ...
Place: atlanta georgia, georgia, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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C.P.W. (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Central Park West is an American prime time television soap opera that ran from September 1995 to June 1996 on CBS. The series was created and executive produced by Melrose Place's Darren Star. As the title suggests, CPW was set in New York, in ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: intern, power relations, lifestyle, workplace, rivalry, couples, boss and employee, urban, workplace situations, couple relations, workplace intrigue, city life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Northwood (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Northwood is a Canadian drama television series which aired on CBC Television from 1991 to 1994 about the lives of teenagers living in North Vancouver, British Columbia. The series was created and produced by Nick Orchard.
Plot: pregnancy, soap, teenage boy, drug, teenage girl, high school, university, prostitution, drugs, teenage pregnancy, college, teenager
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72%
The House of Eliott (1991)
Genre: Drama
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, workplace situations, family relations, society, workplace, fashion designer, lifestyle, photographer, ambition, rise to the top, notoriety, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Time of Your Life (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Time of Your Life is an American drama series starring Jennifer Love Hewitt. The series is a spin-off of Party of Five, and features the character Sarah Reeves Merrin whom Hewitt portrayed on Party of Five.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: love and romance, social relations, starting over, urban, twentysomething life, singleness, adoption, city life, female protagonist
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Act of Will (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Act of Will is a 1989 mini-series directed by Don Sharp. It the third mini series based on a Barbara Taylor Bradford novel he had directed and was an early lead role for Elizabeth Hurley.
Style: family saga
Plot: hospital, career woman, nurse, ambition, orphan, painting, fashion designer, sewing machine, pub, forbidden love, dysfunctional marriage, sex scene ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Rage (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A schoolboy uses his cellphone camera to shoot intimate interviews with people working at a New York fashion house and secretly posts them on the internet. Result: a bitterly funny expose of an industry in crisis, during a week in which an accident ...
Plot: fashion, murder, female director, photographer, blogger
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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POSE (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A dance musical that explores the juxtaposition of several segments of 1980s life and society in New York: the ball culture world, the rise of the luxury Trump-era universe and the downtown social and literary scene.
Style: atmospheric, light, inspirational, sexy, cynical
Plot: lgbt, desire for fame, female impersonator, socialite, show, success, showgirl, transsexual, culture, ambitious, gay, dance school ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Nurse (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Nurse is an American medical drama that aired on CBS from April 2, 1981 to May 1982. Series star Michael Learned won an Emmy in 1982 for her role on the show.
Style: medical drama
Plot: nurse, hospital, friendship between women, widow, medical, neighbor, female bonding, female friendship, doctor nurse relationship, nursing, mother son relationship
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The Days (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Days is a 2004 ABC television series. Each episode chronicles 24 hours in the lives of the members of the fictional Day family. The series was produced for ABC by MindShare Worldwide, a GroupM media agency within WPP Group that financed the ...
Plot: family, journal, teenage protagonist, miscarriage, high school, brother brother relationship, brother sister relationship, pregnant wife, teenage boy, laptop, pregnancy, monologue ...
Place: philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
East Side/West Side (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: East Side/West Side is an American drama series starring George C. Scott, Elizabeth Wilson, Cicely Tyson, and later on, Linden Chiles. The series aired for only one season and was shown Monday nights on CBS. TV Guide ranked it #6 on their 2013 list ...
Plot: social worker, controversy, social problem, interracial relations, urban setting
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Mothers and Daughters (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Interwoven stories of what it is to be a mom seen through the lens of photographer Rigby Gray.
Style: anthology, captivating, sincere, touching, humorous ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, daughter, mother, holiday, mother and daughter, money problems, pregnant woman, paternity revealed, pregnancy, rock band, estrangement, female photographer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Puzzle of a Downfall Child (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lou Andreas Sand, a once famous model, recalls her past as she tries to make success in the modeling world of New York, her stressfull workdays, her affair with Mark, an advertising executive, her friendship with photographer Aaron, and her downward ...
Style: bleak, psychological, touching, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: model, rape, modeling, psychiatrist, paranoia, suicide attempt, mental breakdown, losing-it hero, love and romance, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, rising to stardom ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, new york, jamaica, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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The Model (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When emerging fashion model Emma gets a chance to pursue her dream of becoming an international top model, she leaves her everyday life in Denmark behind, and moves to Paris. At a photo shoot in her new hometown, she meets the attractive ...
Style: melancholic, captivating, talky, sexy, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: model, fashion, fashion photographer, jealousy, love triangle, love interest, fashion model, male nudity, rise to the top, rape, modeling, society ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Six Degrees (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Six Degrees is an American dramatic television series about six residents of New York City and their respective relationships and connections with one another, based on the idea of six degrees of separation. It premiered on September 21, 2006, ...
Style: sincere, serious, captivating, touching, contemplative ...
Plot: love affair, lifestyle, haunted by the past, starting over, friendship, idealism, destiny, social problems, human nature, career, struggle, coincidence ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Gutter Trash (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: An imprisoned model recalls the debached times with her degenerate boss, her drug dealer, and a clean-cut young man whom wants her to quit her nude modeling profession to make a life for herself elsewhere.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: model, female nudity, suicide, lesbianism, psychiatrist, photographer, rape, orgy, lesbian, drugs, seduction, homosexual ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Emerald Point N.A.S. (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The lives and trials of the staff and civilian residents of a US naval base.
Plot: military, aviation, u.s. navy, murder, patriarch, father daughter relationship, commander, army life, navy, soap
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Nightingales (US) (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Nightingales is an American medical drama television series that aired on NBC from January 21, 1989 to April 26, 1989. The series, produced by Aaron Spelling Productions, follows the stories of Christine Broderick, a supervisor of student nurses, ...
Style: medical drama
Plot: hospital, nurse, medical, roommate, doctor, female bonding
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Little Fires Everywhere (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 463 min.
TV show
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Sweetbitter (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Shortly after arriving in New York City, 22-year-old Tess lands a job at a celebrated downtown restaurant. Swiftly introduced to the world of drugs, alcohol, love, lust, dive bars, and fine dining, she learns to navigate the chaotically alluring, ...
Style: entertaining, light, scenic, colourful
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: drugs/alcohol, waitress, restaurant, big city, female protagonist, kitchen, youth, friendship, adaptation, love, sex, workplace romance ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Pacific Palisades (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Pacific Palisades is an American soap opera that aired on Fox during prime time from April to July 1997. Produced by Aaron Spelling, the show was cancelled after just thirteen episodes despite a last-minute attempt to increase ratings by casting ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: betrayal, social differences, manipulation, couples, social relations, society, love and romance, manipulations, dishonesty, scandal, architecture, sex game ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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James at 15 (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: James at 15 is an American drama series that aired on NBC during the 1977-1978 season. The series was preceded by the 1977 made-for-TV movie James at 15, which aired on Monday September 5, 1977 and was intended as a pilot for the series. Both were ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: family relations, photographer, teenage boy, brother sister relationship, 15 year old, coming of age, father son relationship, 16 year old, friendship, mother son relationship
Time: 70s
Place: boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, touching
Plot: family relations, coming of age, jewish family, society, misfit, social differences, social misfits, youth, social relations, family life, friends, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1956
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%