Movies and TV shows like Shadows of the Heart

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Shadows of the Heart (1990)
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Shadows of the Heart (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: A female doctor, Kate Munro moves to (fictitious) Gannet Island off the South Australian coast in 1927. Conflict between traditional religious values and modern scientific medicine ensues as she forms a relationship with two men who are brothers, one a grazier and one a priest.
Plot: ocean, island, passion, religion, family relations, male female relationship, love triangle, science, church, lighthouse, surgery, doctor, catholic church, christian, operation, dating, medicine, coast, priest, brother brother relationship, religion versus science, dogma, affair
Place: australia, south australia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and touching films and TV series with plots about family relations, love and romance, romance, couple relations, society, love affair and love triangle mostly in Drama, Romance and Adventure genres. Some movies like Shadows of the Heart: Contra viento y marea (2005), Brides of Christ (1991), Plebania (2000), Mansfield Park (1983), Sense and Sensibility (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Contra viento y marea (2005)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Contra viento y marea is a Mexican telenovela aired from April 25 until November 4, 2005. This was also the last acting role of Beatriz Sheridan, who died in 2006 of a heart attack.
Style: entertaining, captivating, light, fairy tale, exciting
Plot: brother brother relationship, female protagonist, male female relationship, friends, family relations, love and romance, destiny, escapades, romance, dumped, family problems, secret revealed ...
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95%
Brides of Christ (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, UK, Ireland
TV show
Story: Diane, a young woman growing up in Australia in the mid 1960s, walks away from her fiancé to join a convent after being sure she has a calling to the faith. The Catholic Church and its followers are struggling with huge changes. The Pope has died, ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, emotional
Plot: nun, convent, abortion, bishop, clergy, teenage life, self discovery, rebelliousness, introspection, teachers and students, love affair, idealism ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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Plebania (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Plebania is a Polish soap opera broadcast from October 5, 2000 to January 27, 2012 on TVP1. The series is about the lives of ordinary people in the fictional Polish village of Tulczyn. The plot revolves around the family, religious, and social ...
Plot: church, police, generation gap, gossip, village, nun, religion, poverty, money, bar, country, sin ...
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89%
 6.8
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Mansfield Park (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 261 min.
TV show
Story: Drama series based on the novel by Jane Austen. Mansfield Park is the magnificient country residence of Sir Thomas Bertram and his family. It is here that their poor relation Fanny Price is brought up. Never allowed to forget her good fortune, Fanny ...
Style: serious, witty, realistic
Plot: rich and poor, wooing, love and romance, estate, love triangle, romance, couples, family relations, jane austen, sister sister relationship, adultery, cousin cousin relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Sense and Sensibility (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of the Jane Austen novel.
Style: touching, witty, sincere, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, power relations, family relations, love and romance, romance, society, social relations, strong female presence, love affair, rich and poor, social differences, village life ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: europe, england, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Neighbours (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Neighbours is an Australian television soap opera. It was first broadcast on the Seven Network on 18 March 1985. It was created by TV executive Reg Watson, who proposed the idea of making a show that focused on realistic stories and portrayed adults ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, emotional, sincere
Plot: cafe, family relations, suburbs, friendship, infidelity, dysfunctional character, wedding, love and romance, betrayal, youth, bar fight, loss of daughter ...
Time: 80s, 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Dr. Romantic (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Boo Yong Joo was once a famous surgeon at the peak of his career at a major hospital. But he suddenly gives it all up one day to live in seclusion and work as a neighborhood doctor in a small town. He now goes by “Teacher Kim” and refers to ...
Style: romantic, sincere, psychological, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: hospital, doctor, workplace situations, surgery, medicine, talented, treatment, teamwork, doctors and patients, obsession, cure, coworker ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Grand Prince (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Lee Kang is an ambitious prince. He falls in love with Sung Ja-Hyun. She is a beautiful woman from a prestigious family, but Lee Kang's younger brother Lee Hwi also loves her. To have Ja-Hyun, Lee Kang wants to become the King...even if he has ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, touching, sentimental
Plot: love triangle, romance, joseon dynasty, love, male female relationship, family relations, unfulfilled love, couple relations, love and romance, love affair, young love, unrequited love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Jewels (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 241 min.
TV show
Story: Sarah Thompson, an American visiting England, meets and marries William Whitfield, the Duke of Whitfield. They settle in a chateau in France and begin a family. World War II interrupts their happiness and alters their future. After the war, the ...
Plot: jewelry, family relations, world war two, royalty
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
A Country Practice (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A Country Practice was an Australian television drama series. At its inception, one of the longest-running of its kind, produced by James Davern of JNP Productions, who had wrote the pilot episode and entered a script contest for the network in ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, realistic, medical drama
Plot: hospital, countryside, social relations, workplace, love and romance, workplace situations, friends, friendship, doctors and patients, society, police, woman with glasses ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Home and Away (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Home and Away is set in the fictional town of Summer Bay, a coastal town in New South Wales, and follows the personal and professional lives of the people living in the area. The show initially focused on the Fletcher family, Pippa and Tom Fletcher ...
Style: saga, emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, family relations, beach, teenage life, parents and children, dysfunctional family, social relations, first sex, family problems, couples, love affair, family life ...
Time: 80s, 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Love (ft. Marriage and Divorce) (2021)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: The drama will tell the stories of three charming female protagonists in their 30s, 40s, and 50s who face unpredictable misfortunes, and it also deals with the trouble of married couples as they try to find true love.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: family relations, relationship vs career, love affair, couple relations, marriage, male female relationship, relationships, husband wife relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Thorn Birds (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 477 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, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, catholic priest, tragic love, couple relations, destiny, clergy, older man younger woman relationship, hopes, love and romance, priest, catholic church, romance ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 30s, 1920s, 60s ...
Place: australia, vatican
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Night Shift (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: The stories of the men and women who work the overnight shift at San Antonio Memorial Hospital. They are an irreverent and special breed, particularly adrenaline junkie T.C. Callahan.
Style: medical drama, realistic, tense, humorous, semi serious
Plot: emergency room, hospital, doctor, surgery, doctors and patients, lifesaver, medical, coldhearted, workplace, power relations, patient, medicine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas, san antonio texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Forbidden Love (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Having lost his wife eleven years ago, Adnan devoted all his attention to his daughter Nihal and his son Bülent. Adnan, who lives in one of the most prominent mansions along the Bosporus in Istanbul with a relative's son Behlül, and his ...
Style: sexy, suspense, tragic ending, surprise ending, talky
Plot: adultery, betrayal, passion, loveless marriage, family drama, stepmother, rivalry, mother daughter relationship, family relations, unrequited love, husband wife relationship, family life ...
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
All the Rivers Run (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 400 min.
TV show
Story: Orphaned after a shipwreck off the Victorian coast of Australia, the beautiful and spirited Philadelphia Gordon finds both love and adventure aboard a paddle-steamer on the Murray River.
Plot: orphan, castaway, colonialism, riverboat, frontier, settler
Time: 19th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Wrong Girl (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Lily, the producer of a successful cooking segment on a daily morning television show, and her flatmate Simone are taking a sabbatical from men. But Lily falls in love with Jack, the show's gorgeous new chef.
Plot: television producer, tv show, australian, coming of age, producer, dating, television
Place: melbourne australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Irishman (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Paddy Doolan is a man who refuses to accept change. In a new century where the motor car is changing the way things are done, the stubborn Irishman, the last of the draught-horse teamsters, continues to haul timber the old way.
Style: serious, emotional, touching, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, culture clash, wilderness, family life, lone wolves, family, adventure, society, against the odds, progress, horse riding, horse ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: australia, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, emotional, sentimental, serious, saga
Plot: fashion, family relations, love triangle, infidelity, rich and poor, family business, intrigue, family problems, family life, betrayal, rivalry, loss of partner ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, 20th century, contemporary, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Medical Top Team (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: The medical drama focuses on the lives of doctors and nurses who are members of an elite medical team from the fictional Gwang Hae University Hospital.
Style: medical drama, political
Plot: doctor, hospital, medical profession, romance, family, politics, patient, medicine, asian, korean, nurse, latex gloves ...
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Anna (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Anna und die Liebe is the eleventh Telenovela made in Germany. It has aired since August 25, 2008 on German channel Sat.1 and Austrian Channel ORF 1.
Style: sentimental, romantic, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, love affair, romance, dishonesty, couples, family problems, adultery, brother brother relationship, boss and employee, couple relations, dysfunctional family, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Good Doctor (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: As a child, Park Shi On was sent to a specialized care center, where he discovered genius capacities for his autism. Coupled with an exceptional memory and keen spatial skills, the young savant eventually entered pediatric residency, where he ...
Style: medical drama
Plot: doctor, medical, hospital, autism, medical profession, surgery, social awkwardness, genius, prodigy, pediatrician, doctor patient relationship, coworker relationship ...
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Reckless (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 310 min.
TV show
Story: Owen is a Junior Doctor who falls for Anna - a sophisticated and glamorous older woman. Little does he know that she is married to his boss, consultant Richard Crane.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexy, touching, sexual ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, surgery, couples, superior, fall in love, love triangle, infidelity, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, dishonesty, extramarital affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: infidelity, family relations, love triangle, betrayal, family problems, loss of daughter, power relations, presumed dead, couple relations, siblings relations, intrigue, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 60s, 90s, 80s, 20th century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Winds of Jarrah (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Australia 1946. A young woman escapes from an unhappy affair to become tutor to three children who are being raised by their uncle.
Plot: family relations, timber, brother brother relationship, governess, mother daughter relationship, children, brother sister relationship, uncle nephew relationship, teacher, dead child, uncle niece relationship, death of child ...
Time: 1940s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Wuthering Heights (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 142 min.
TV show
Story: Foundling Heathcliff is raised by the wealthy Earnshaws in Yorkshire but in later life launches a vendetta against the family.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, gothic, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: unfulfilled love, obsession, love affair, forbidden love, estate, social differences, love triangle, family relations, destructive relationship, society, punishment, revenge ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Cutting It (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: Allie Henshall and Gavin Ferraday are partners in love and business. They own Henshall Ferraday hair salon, where Allie's sisters Darcey and Sydney work alongside them. As Allie and Gavin consider taking over a vacant property across the road, ...
Style: psychological, suspense, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: business, hairdresser, salon, rivalry, family relations, passion, family business
Time: 2000s
Place: united kingdom, england, northern england, europe, manchester ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Sortilegio (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Sortilegio is a Mexican telenovela produced by Carla Estrada for Televisa and stars Jacqueline Bracamontes and William Levy. It is a remake of Tú o nadie. From October 6, 2009 to February 17, 2010, Univision broadcast Sortilegio weeknights at ...
Style: romantic, tense, captivating
Plot: conspiracy, male female relationship, romantic relationship, love story, couple relations, love affair, family problems, memory lapse, love interest, memory loss, relationships, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Tide of Life (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Tide of Life follows the fortunes of young housekeeper, Emily Kennedy, as she learns about relationships with three very different men. Forced from home of her first employer, Sep McGilby after his plans to marry her come to tragic end, Emily finds ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: estate, family relations, farm, life turned upside down, power relations, boss and employee, innocence lost, couple relations, love and romance, gender, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1900s, edwardian era
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Humsafar (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Pakistan
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: Khirad and Ashar's marriage is a bad match in the eyes of Ashar's mother. She plots successfully to discredit Khirad in Ashar's eyes, and he distances himself from Khirad despite her repeated pleas of innocence. Their time apart is ...
Style: captivating, tense, romantic
Plot: love, self esteem, hate, single mother, male female relationship, loveless marriage, unrequited love, tragic love, romantic triangle, forced marriage, unhappy marriage, troubled marriage ...
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