Movies and TV shows like Peyton Place

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Peyton Place (1964)
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Peyton Place (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Peyton Place is an American prime-time soap opera which aired on ABC in half-hour episodes from September 15, 1964 to June 2, 1969. Based upon the 1956 novel of the same name by Grace Metalious, the series was preceded by a 1957 film adaptation. A total of 514 episodes were broadcast, in black-and-white from 1964 to 1966 and in color from 1966 to 1969. At the show's peak ABC ran three new episodes a week. Produced by 20th Century Fox Television. A number of guest stars appeared in the series for extended periods, among them Dan Duryea, Susan Oliver, Leslie Nielsen, Gena Rowlands, and Lee Grant, who won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Drama for her role of tough-as-nails Stella Chernak. The series served as the springboard for such performers as Mia Farrow, Ryan O'Neal, Chris Connelly, David Canary, Mariette Hartley, and Lana Wood.
Plot: small town, sex, teenager, family relations, repression, secret, courtroom, immorality, interracial relations, lie, corruption, amnesia, virginity, marriage, drug addiction, grownups, dysfunctional family, murder, haunted by the past, adolescence, morality, abusive parent, scandal, bigotry, young love ...
Place: new england

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Most similar movies to Peyton Place

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sentimental and captivating films and TV series with plots about family relations, couples, love and romance, couple relations, parents and children, family problems and marriage mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Peyton Place: Knots Landing (1979), Empire Falls (2005), Dawson's Creek (1998), Providence (1999), Home and Away (1988). 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: serious, realistic
Plot: small town, family relations, couples, love and romance, intrigue, love affair, americana, couple relations, family life, warner bros, marriage, divorce ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 70s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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95%
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Empire Falls (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 197 min.
TV show
Story: A decaying New England town is the backdrop for its unique citizens, lead by unassuming restaurant manager Miles Roby.
Style: psychological, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family secret, small town, restaurant, family life, dysfunctional family, parents and children, working class, haunted by the past, crumbling marriage, love and romance, breakup, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, maine, usa, florida, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Knots Landing: Back to the Cul-de-Sac (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Knots Landing: Back to the Cul-de-Sac is a 1997 television miniseries that served as a reunion show for the primetime soap opera Knots Landing. It aired on CBS in two two-hour parts on May 7 and May 9, 1997. The miniseries takes place four years ...
Plot: family relations, marriage, small town, power, love, warner bros
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.6
 38K
Dawson's Creek (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dawson's Creek is an American teen drama television series created by Kevin Williamson which debuted on January 20, 1998, on The WB and was produced by Sony Pictures Television. Filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina, at EUE/Screen Gems studios ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, captivating, serious
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: friendship, small town, coming of age, love triangle, teenage life, high school life, couple relations, self discovery, couples, romance, lifestyle, introspection ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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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: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: family relations, small town, love and romance, family problems, 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 ⇓
87%
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 ⇓
83%
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Port Charles (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Port Charles is an American television soap opera which aired on ABC from June 1, 1997 to October 3, 2003. It is a spin-off of the serial General Hospital, which has been running since 1963 and takes place in the fictional city of Port Charles, New ...
Plot: hospital, revenge, tarot, betrayal, soul mate, vampire slayer, corruption, immortality, villain, back from the dead, doctor, love triangle ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Dynasty (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: The saga of a wealthy Denver family in the oil business: Blake Carrington, the patriarch; Krystle, his former secretary and wife; his children: Adam, lost in childhood after a kidnapping; Fallon, pampered and spoiled; Steven, openly gay; and Amanda, ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, enigmatic, saga
Plot: wealthy family, family business, intrigue, rivalry, family problems, uninhibited rivalry, family relations, blind ambition, hypocrisy, americana, ambition, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Normal People (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 339 min.
TV show
Story: Marianne and Connell weave in and out of each other’s lives in this exploration of sex, power and the desire to love and be loved. Adaptation of Sally Rooney’s best-selling novel.
Style: affectionate, romantic, touching, melancholic, psychological ...
Plot: star crossed lovers, secret relationship, university, coming of age, small town, school, love story, social misfits, male nudity, female nudity, couple relations, social differences ...
Place: ireland, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Virgin River (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: After seeing an ad for a midwife, a recently divorced big-city nurse moves to the redwood forests of California, where she meets an intriguing man.
Style: surprise ending, captivating, exciting, entertaining, sincere
Plot: small town, romance, adaptation, new life, escape attempt, comeback, hopes, destiny, socialite, adventure, runaway, nurse ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Return to Peyton Place (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Residents of the small town of Peyton Place aren't pleased when they realize they're the characters in local writer Allison MacKenzie's controversial first novel. A sequel to the hit 1957 film.
Style: emotional, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: small town, dysfunctional family, family relations, single parent, love affair, social decay, teenage life, small town life, parents and children, haunted by the past, society, coming of age ...
Time: 50s
Place: new york, usa, massachusetts, new hampshire, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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, non-linear ...
Plot: family feud, mogul, presumed dead, intrigue, family business, family relations, oil industry, hypocrisy, parents and children, ambition, rich and poor, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, southern usa, united states, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The World of the Married (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: Ji Sun Woo is a family medicine doctor. She is married to Lee Tae Oh and they have a son. She seems to have everything, including a successful career and a happy family, but she is betrayed by her husband and others. Meanwhile, Lee Tae Oh dreams of ...
Style: emotional, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: adultery, extramarital affair, infidelity, sex, married couple, betrayal, doctor, seduction, director, marriage, family problems, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hollywood Wives (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 270 min.
TV show
Story: No overview found.
Plot: film producer, daughter, party, extramarital affair, hollywood, evil twin, lawyer, seduction, infidelity, identical twins, gigolo, movie star ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Peyton Place: The Next Generation (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Another attempt to bring the 1960s primetime serial back to network television
Plot: scandal, small town, generation, family relations, city, missing person, male female relationship, family secret, village, dark secret, mill, missing ...
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sunset Beach (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Sunset Beach is an American television soap opera that aired on NBC from January 6, 1997 to December 31, 1999. The show follows the loves and lives of the people living in the Orange County coastal area named Sunset Beach, on the coast of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, melancholic, realistic
Plot: americana, lifestyle, desire for fame, blind ambition, manipulation, friends, estrangement, suburbs, sexual relations, actor's life, rivalry, power ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, south central los angeles, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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 ⇓
79%
Looking for Alaska (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 426 min.
TV show
Story: A new arrival at a boarding school falls in love with a beguiling female student.
Style: touching, twists and turns, suspenseful, sweet, romantic ...
Plot: teenager, couple relations, youth, boarding school, fall in love, love affair, love, friendship, hopes, destiny, riddles and clues, search ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, love and romance, looking for love, starting over, friendship, couple relations, couples, parents and children, family problems, marriage, strong female presence, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Asi (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Asi is a Turkish television drama serial. The series originally aired from Jule 21, 2007 to June 15, 2009. It ran for two seasons on Kanal D.
Style: psychological, captivating, sentimental, realistic
Plot: love, prejudice, family relations, secret, revenge, pride, haunted by the past, farm, homecoming, romance, society, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Hidden Truths (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Intending to aid her family, a beautiful young girl accepts the job in a prominent model casting agency, only to discover their girls are also hired for something else.
Style: sexy, captivating, exciting, thought provoking, suspenseful
Plot: older man young girl relationship, female nudity, lust, fashion, sex, sexual attraction, model, virginity, money, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, addiction, drug addiction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Cedar Cove (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Judge Olivia Lockhart is considered the community's guiding light in the picturesque, coastal town of Cedar Cove, Washington. But like everyone else, Olivia fights the uphill battle of balancing career with family and finding love, all the ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: small town, relationship vs career, courtroom, family relations, love and romance, looking for love, legal, rivalry, social relations, loss of son, parents and children, wooing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c., washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.9
 25K
The Fosters (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Stef Foster, a dedicated police officer, and her partner Lena Adams, a school vice principal, have built a close-knit, loving family with Stef's biological son from a previous marriage, Brandon, and their adopted twins, Mariana and Jesus. Their ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, melancholic, sincere ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: gays and lesbians, foster child, step siblings, lesbian, foster home, lesbian mother, family problems, adoption, troubled teen, teenage life, supportive parent, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san diego california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Square Dance (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An awkward 13-year-old (Winona Ryder) leaves her cranky grandfather (Jason Robards) in rural Texas, to live with her mother (Jane Alexander) in Fort Worth.
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, countryside, teenager, estranged family member, young love, starting over, social misfits, love and romance, hopes, small town life, parents and children, human nature ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.3
 332
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: emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: aristocrat, rape, twins, incest, death in the family, urban, romance, society, life is a bitch, downfall, love and romance, bittersweet ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 ⇓
75%
 7.4
 158K
Gossip Girl (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Gossip Girl is an American teen drama television series based on the book series of the same name written by Cecily von Ziegesar. The series, created by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, originally ran on The CW for six seasons from September 19, ...
Style: witty, romantic, talky, stylized, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama, date night
Plot: teenage love, high school, popularity, youth, love and romance, love triangle, lifestyle, betrayal, gossip and rumors, friends, adolescence, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Beverly Hills, 90210 followed the lives of a group of teenagers living in the upscale, star-studded community of Beverly Hills, California and attending the fictitious West Beverly Hills High School and, subsequently, the fictitious California ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, romantic, uplifting
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, high school, friendship, teenage life, family relations, youth, rich kid, social issues, college life, lifestyle, love and romance, social relations ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 21st century
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.1
 10K
Dallas (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: J.R., Bobby and Sue Ellen Ewing are all back at Southfork, with plenty of secrets, schemes and betrayals in mind. This time, they're joined by the next generation of Ewings, who take ambition and deception to a new level.
Style: realistic, serious, twists and turns, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: family business, betrayal, family relations, parents and children, family feud, family secret, dishonesty, ambition, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, intrigue, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
South of Nowhere (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: South of Nowhere is an American teen drama television series created by Thomas W. Lynch. Aimed primarily at teenagers, it first aired on November 4, 2005 and was one of six original series on The N. The second half of the third and final season ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, humorous, captivating
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian sex, teenage life, reconciliation, starting over, youth, society, lifestyle, coming out, fall in love, struggle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%