Movies and TV shows like Cable Girls

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Cable Girls (2017)
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Cable Girls (2017)
Original name: Las chicas del cable
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: In 1920s Madrid, four women at the National Telephone Company ring in revolution as they deal with romance, envy and the modern workplace.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, stylized, romantic, motivational, neo noir
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: female friendship, female protagonist, job, workplace, women, telephone, love and romance, class differences, workplace romance, independence, woman, spanish civil war, workplace situations, telephone operator, switchboard operator, coworker, troubled past, co worker co worker relationship, social problems, haunted by the past, fake identity, tragic past, answering the telephone, fake name, flapper ...
Time: 1920s, 30s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: spain

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Most similar movies to Cable Girls

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, realistic, serious and stylized films and TV series with plots about society, love and romance, family relations, workplace, workplace situations, strong female presence and friendship mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Cable Girls: Velvet (2013), Grand Hotel (2011), The Hour (2011), The Bold Type (2017), Morocco: Love in Times of War (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Velvet (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: In 1950s Spain, the heir to a fashion house romances a beautiful seamstress who works for the company, despite the objections of his family.
Style: romantic, stylized, captivating, emotional, sincere
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: fashion, impossible love, male female relationship, seamstress, society, fashion designer, wealth, dressmaker, love, social differences, workplace romance, gallery ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 60s, 1960s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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: investigation, love and romance, hotel, intrigue, crimes, high society, master and servant, love affair, maid, society, social differences, workplace ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: spain
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75%
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The Hour (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A behind-the-scenes drama and espionage thriller in Cold War-era England that centers on a journalist, a producer, and an anchorman for an investigative news programme.
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, realistic, tense
Plot: reporter, workplace romance, uncover truth, ambition, workplace, love triangle, investigation, rivalry, workplace situations, tv show, career, boss ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 16K
The Bold Type (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A glimpse into the outrageous lives and loves of those responsible for a global women's magazine. Their struggles are about finding your identity, managing friendships and getting your heart broken, all while wearing the perfect jeans to ...
Style: feel good, sincere, light, sentimental
Plot: female friendship, workplace, fashion, career, workplace situations, lgbt, love and romance, female protagonist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, party, lesbian relationship, boss and employee ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Morocco: Love in Times of War (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: Oblivious to the strife that awaits them, a group of young nurses from Spain's upper class head to war-torn Marocco in 1921 to help where help is needed. Many lessons in love and life are learned before they overcome deepest conflicts, grow as ...
Style: psychological, captivating, thought provoking, tense
Plot: nurse, sexism, war, wartime, adaptation, society, danger, muslim, female soldier, physician, kindness, military ...
Time: 1920s
Place: spain, morocco, middle east, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.4
 8K
Dickinson (2019)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Emily Dickinson. Poet. Daughter. Total rebel. In this coming-of-age story, Emily’s determined to become the world’s greatest poet.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, scenic, inspirational, factual
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: lesbian interest, lesbian kiss, women, lgbt, rebellious daughter, female protagonist, poetry, father daughter relationship, anachronism, dream, longing, love ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
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Breathless (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
TV show
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, doctors and patients, hospital, patient, treatment, workplace, workplace romance, society, workplace situations, gynecologist, couples, strong female presence ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 11K
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
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, workplace situations, fashion, high society, love affair, flirting, rise to the top, eligible bachelor, workplace, ambition, nouveau riche, ambitious ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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The Time in Between (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Mystery, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 853 min.
TV show
Story: Sira Quiroga is a young Spanish dressmaker engaged to a solid suitor when a suave typewriter salesman upends her life. Spain is being upended by a civil war and the new regime's growing alliances with Nazi Germany. Sira, smart, gutsy and ...
Style: captivating, stylized, atmospheric, sentimental
Plot: seamstress, espionage, secret service, mother daughter relationship, spy mission, father daughter relationship, spanish civil war, fascism, frustration, young girl, love affair, tailor ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: spain, morocco, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: family relations, love affair, family life, society, love and romance, starting over, social differences, mysterious character, family secret, forbidden love, post war, nurse ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Life in Squares (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 171 min.
TV show
Story: A story of the close and often fraught relationship between sisters Vanessa Bell and Virginia Woolf.
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, serious, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: artist, love triangle, rebelliousness, couples, family relations, love and romance, friendship, self discovery, bohemian, sister sister relationship, poet, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 8K
Harlots (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Brothel owner, Margaret Wells, struggles to raise her daughters in London during the 18th century.
Style: captivating, stylized, atmospheric, twists and turns, thought provoking
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: brothel, prostitution, brothel madam, rivalry, prostitute, class differences, businesswoman, woman, rivals, rival, mother daughter relationship, madam ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.1
 3K
Mercy (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Mercy is a medical drama which aired on NBC from September 23, 2009 to May 12, 2010. The series initially aired on Wednesday nights at 8/7c, as part of the 2009 fall season, but was pushed back to 9/8c in April. On October 23, 2009, Mercy was ...
Style: medical drama, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nurse, hospital, ex military, doctors and patients, friendship, workplace, friends, love triangle, coworker relationship, doctor, rookie, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 9K
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, small town, social differences, family relations, class differences, love and romance, high society, society, social relations, family life, maid ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1840s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 965
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, stylized, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: working class, workplace, society, factory worker, factory, life is a bitch, rich and poor, power relations, realism, social differences, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 4K
Vanity Fair (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An adaptation of the 1848 novel by William Makepeace Thackeray.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, witty
Plot: british, social differences, ambition, female protagonist, rise to the top, society, life philosophy, social climbing, life turned upside down, dysfunctional family, unrequited love, prejudice ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.5
 790
Any Day Now (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Any Day Now is an American drama series that aired on the Lifetime network from 1998 to 2002. The show stars Annie Potts and Lorraine Toussaint, who are best friends despite the difference in their races. The show's title is taken from the ...
Style: touching, captivating, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: civil rights, interracial relations, female friendship, coming of age, society, parents and children, friendship, couple relations, best friends, friends, blacks and whites, couples ...
Time: 60s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s ...
Place: alabama, usa, birmingham alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 1K
Deep Water (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A modern day look at family through the eyes of three women as they work to balance work and life pressures.
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating, sincere
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: horny wife, family relations, female protagonist, husband wife relationship, businesswoman, destiny, friendship, society, adaptation, lifestyle, fight, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Hache (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Inspired by real events, Hache is the story of Helena, a woman catapulted to the heroin trafficking business in the Barcelona of the 60s.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: drug dealing, criminal gang, business, male female relationship, strong female character, society, female protagonist, wealth, brutality, ruse, drug traffic, netflix ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: barcelona, spain, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 71
Laws of love (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of two lawyers specializing in family law, Ricardo and Alejandra, that despite coming from two disappointments and being in a world where it seems that love loses strength, before so much divorce, they still have faith in finding true love.
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, atmospheric
Plot: law firm, co worker co worker relationship, workplace, court, love triangle, lawyers and clients, rivalry, workplace romance, legal action, trial, society, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.3
 256
The Guard (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Guard is a Canadian drama television series portraying the life of the Canadian Coast Guard along the British Columbia Coast. Filming takes place in Squamish, British Columbia with Howe Sound standing in for the fictional Port Hallet and a real ...
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: coast guard, workplace, heroic mission, rescue team, drowning, workplace romance, danger, search and rescue, rescue, friendship, ocean, ocean or sea ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, british columbia, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Indian Summers (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Epic drama set in the summer of 1932 where India dreams of independence, but the British are clinging to power. Set against the sweeping grandeur of the Himalayas and tea plantations of Northern India, the drama tells the rich and explosive story ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, epic, atmospheric ...
Plot: class differences, racism, revolution, political unrest, culture clash, state affairs, society, rebellion, colonialism, british, empire, independence ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: india, asia, himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Ladies in Black (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Adapted from the bestselling novel by Madeleine St John, Ladies in Black is an alluring and tender-hearted comedy drama about the lives of a group of department store employees in 1959 Sydney.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, stylized, inspirational, light
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: department store, fashion, female friendship, rise to the top, career, love and romance, opportunity, business, rivalry, feminism, blonde, dress ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, year 1959
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Making of a Lady (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 1901:- Poor but intelligent Emily Fox Seton accepts a marriage proposal from the older Lord James Walderhurst,a widower pushed into providing an heir by his haughty aunt Maria,
Style: stylized, clever, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, love affair, social differences, class differences, society, female protagonist, life is a bitch, deception, rich and poor, relationship problems, malice, high society ...
Time: victorian era, victorian, 19th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, 20s, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Sklifosovskiy (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A series centered around a fictional hospital staff, and inspired by the name of a Moldovan surgeon - Nikolay Sklifosovsky.
Style: captivating, touching, sincere, romantic, realistic
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: medical, doctor, hospital, nurse, russian, colleague colleague relationship, workplace situations, male female relationship, dental mask, surgical gown, latex gloves, surgical mask ...
Time: 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.1
 1K
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, emotional, realistic, touching, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love affair, family relations, love and romance, hopes, parents and children, human spirit, society, small town, social relations, strong female presence, high school life, power relations ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: europe, england, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Sweet Magnolias (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Lifelong friends Maddie, Helen and Dana Sue lift each other as they juggle relationships, family and careers in the small, Southern town of Serenity.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, light, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: girlfriend girlfriend relationship, women, life, small town life, lovers, female friendship, girlfriend, life changing experience, friendship, faith, business, family relations ...
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.6
 15K
Mr Selfridge (2013)
Genre: Drama
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
Plot: businessman, rise to the top, high society, visionary, ambitious, materialism, success, lifestyle, business venture, workplace, ambition, career ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Good Girls Revolt (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: A look at the personal and professional lives of employees at an American news magazine in the late 1960s.
Style: semi serious, entertaining, captivating, witty, realistic ...
Plot: rivalry, best friends, gender, strong female presence, culture clash, teamwork, female friendship, battle of the sexes, female protagonist, justice, feminism, dream ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%