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.
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: atmospheric, stylized, motivational, captivating, romantic
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: women, workplace romance, workplace, telephone, female friendship, female protagonist, love and romance, independence, flapper, woman
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: spain

Most similar movies to Cable Girls

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and stylized films and TV series with plots about love and romance, workplace situations, workplace, society, parents and children, couples and power relations mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Cable Girls: Velvet (2013), The Hour (2011), Love Child (2014), Grand Hotel (2011), The Bold Type (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Velvet (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 43 min.
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: stylized, emotional, captivating, romantic, sincere
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: impossible love, fashion, wealth, seamstress, social differences, male female relationship, fashion designer, workplace romance, society, love, dressmaker, gallery ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s
Place: spain, europe
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100%
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The Hour (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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, stylized, atmospheric, tense, realistic
Plot: reporter, investigation, sexism, tv show, workplace, media coverage, unfulfillment, coworker, challenge, network, backstage, career ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: england, europe
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100%
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Love Child (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Love Child follows the lives of staff at the fictional Kings Cross Hospital and the wild streets of Darlinghurst in the 1960s. Joan Miller is a smart and sophisticated midwife who returns home from London to take a job at the Kings Cross Hospital. ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, hippie, revolution, babies and infants, doctors and patients, workplace situations, unsupportive coworkers, power relations, love and romance, supportive coworker, unwanted pregnancy, rebellion ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1969
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.5
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Grand Hotel (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 60 min.
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
Plot: love and romance, intrigue, master and servant, heir heiress, social differences, hotel, maid, dishonesty, society, investigation, crimes, high society ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Bold Type (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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, fashion, lgbt, love and romance, party, magazine, career, workplace, publicist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, workplace situations, social media ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Life in Squares (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 171 min.
Story: A story of the close and often fraught relationship between sisters Vanessa Bell and Virginia Woolf.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, emotional, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: artist, gays and lesbians, friends, love and romance, siblings relations, writer's life, family relations, artists and showbiz, couples, friendship, love triangle, rebelliousness ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
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26%
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Holby City (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Drama series about life on the wards of Holby City Hospital, following the highs and lows of the staff and patients.
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, captivating, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: hospital, doctor, doctors and patients, intern, cure, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, rivalry, workplace romance, surgery, nurse, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Paradise (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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: fashion, love and romance, workplace situations, love affair, high society, department store, power relations, rise to the top, urban, workplace, shopping, ambition ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, 20th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Ladies in Black (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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, stylized, atmospheric, light, inspirational
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: department store, love and romance, female friendship, career, rise to the top, fashion, business, rivalry
Time: 1950s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Casualty (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Casualty, stylised as CASUAL+Y, is a British medical drama television series that airs weekly on BBC One, and the longest-running emergency medical drama television series in the world. Created by Jeremy Brock and Paul Unwin, it was first broadcast ...
Style: captivating, sincere, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: hospital, doctor, workplace situations, doctors and patients, workplace romance, intern, workplace intrigue, love and romance, medicine, accident, death, doctor patient relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 80s, 90s, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Little Women (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 176 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, the story follows sisters Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March on their journey from childhood to adulthood. With the help of their mother, Marmee, and while their father is away at war, the girls navigate ...
Style: sweet, sentimental, feel good, touching, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: american civil war, coming of age, women, family values, friendship, sister sister relationship, first love, parents and children, love and romance, life changing experience, love story, family bonds ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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South Riding (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
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: touching, realistic, stylized, emotional, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: high school life, society, high school, small town life, love affair, human spirit, social relations, parents and children, small town, power relations, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Sklifosovskiy (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 45 min.
Style: sincere, touching, captivating, romantic, realistic
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: doctor, medical, nurse, hospital, russian, workplace situations, colleague colleague relationship, novel, male female relationship, dental mask, latex gloves, blood ...
Time: 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Any Day Now (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: civil rights, female friendship, parents and children, family relations, blacks and whites, society, interracial relations, friends, couple relations, coming of age, best friends, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 60s, 1990s ...
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Love in a Cold Climate (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Adaptation of Nancy Mitford's novel.
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, witty
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, romance, family relations, siblings relations, unfulfilled love, couple relations, social differences, society, love triangle, infidelity, master and servant, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Breathless (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
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: touching, realistic, stylized, serious
Plot: patient, couple relations, power relations, doctors and patients, workplace situations, hospital, workplace, society, treatment, newcomer, surgery, workplace romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Offspring (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An exuberant drama set in Melbourne's Fitzroy, centering on Nina Proudman and her struggle to deal with her fabulously messy family, her hunt for a decent love life and her tendency to overthink and fly off into fantasy.
Style: sentimental, captivating, humorous, realistic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: medical, workplace situations, hospital, doctors and patients, operating room, coworker relationship, workplace, family problems, doctor, midwife, workplace humor, ethics ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Trust Me (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The series revolves around Rothman, Greene, and Moore, a fictional advertising firm. The storylines center on the difficulties of securing accounts and the characters' personal lives.
Style: captivating, realistic, stylized, witty, humorous ...
Plot: workplace, workplace intrigue, boss and employee, promotion, workaholic, ambition, advertising, relationship vs career, workplace situations, friendship, female partner, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 8.6
 177K
Mad Men (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Mad Men is set in the 1960s, initially at the fictional Sterling Cooper advertising agency on Madison Avenue in New York City, and later at the newly created firm, Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce, located nearby in the Time-Life Building, at 1271 ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, captivating, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family problems, womanizer, workplace, advertising, ambition, career, advertising agency, sexism, office, cigarette smoking, crumbling marriage, boss and employee ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Where the Heart Is (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Where the Heart Is is a British television family drama series set in the fictional Yorkshire town of Skelthwaite. First shown in 1997, it was created by Ashley Pharoah and Vicky Featherstone, and focuses on the professional and personal lives of ...
Style: realistic, captivating, touching, sentimental, serious
Plot: small town, nurse, family relations, workplace situations, love and romance, small town life, workplace, sister in law, factory, british, husband wife relationship
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Great Expectations (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: 'Great Expectations' opens with Pip as a boy (played as an young man by newcomer Douglas Booth, 'The Pillars of the Earth') on the marshes near his home, where he encounters the desperate escapee Magwitch (Winstone). Pip is ...
Style: gloomy, emotional, atmospheric, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: orphan, generosity, convict, lawyer, rags to riches, inheritance, power of love, lovers, poverty, redemption, destiny, coming of age ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, 1820s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Mrs. Fazilet and Her Daughters (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The story of Fazilet, mother of Hazan and Ece, eager to make money using the modeling skills of her younger daughter, Ece. While Hazan pursues a career as a coach in sports, far from her mother's wishes and falls in love with a rich spoiled man.
Style: emotional, sentimental, romantic, realistic, talky
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: overbearing mother, mother daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, parents and children, romance, family, unlikely couple, generation gap, love, direction and purpose, intrigue, social differences
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Bomb Girls: Facing the Enemy (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Story: It is the Spring of 1943 and the Battle for the Atlantic rages as an Axis victory seems inevitable. The women of Vic Mu – Gladys, Lorna, Kate, Betty and Vera – band together in a tight bond of support and friendship.
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: workplace situations, love and romance, couple relations, life is a bitch, heroic mission, parents and children, war, wartime life, undercover, family relations, fall in love, factory ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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 8.2
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Flambards (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 780 min.
Story: In the early 1900s in England, young Christina is orphaned and goes to live with her Uncle Russell, who owns the country estate of Flambards, and has two sons. Mark, the elder, is a wastrel, a roue and, like his father, loves to hunt. The younger ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: uneducated, family life, fall in love, couples, countryside, social differences, society, estate, manners, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Wives and Daughters (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 301 min.
Story: Elizabeth Gaskell's enchanting tale of romance, scandal, and intrigue in a gossipy English town comes to Masterpiece Theatre in a lavish four-part production of Wives and Daughters, adapted by celebrated screenwriter Andrew Davies.Davies, who ...
Style: uplifting, serious, clever, romantic, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, parents and children, family relations, love triangle, fall in love, couple relations, prejudice, marriage, secret marriage, gossip, aristocrat, parent child relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1820s, 1830s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.5
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The Guard (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
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, exciting, touching, serious
Plot: rescue, coast guard, heroic mission, ocean or sea, beach, drowning, heroes, workplace romance, love and romance, adventure, workplace, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, british columbia, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.6
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Mistresses (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Follows the lives of four female friends and their involvement in an array of marital and extramarital relationships.
Style: witty, serious, sexy, touching, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, lesbian, friendship, mistress, female friendship, sex, lifestyle, couples, dishonesty, love affair, love and romance, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.1
 566
White Heat (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A story about a group of seven London-based students from 1965 to the present day.
Style: realistic, captivating, stylized, serious
Plot: friendship, society, lifestyle, destiny, artist, love affair, social relations, friends, love and romance, roommate, group of friends, reunion ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 80s, 90s, 70s ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
A Place to Call Home (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
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: captivating, realistic, serious, stylized, emotional
Plot: post war, family relations, medical profession, parents and children, mysterious character, loss of sibling, in-laws, love and romance, family secret, haunted by the past, love affair, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.6
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Arde Madrid (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Madrid, 1961. Ana Mari is single, lame, Francoist and instructor of the Sección Femenina. By order of the dictator Franco, she must go to work as a maid to Ava Gardner's house and spy on her, pretending to be married to Manolo, a hustler who ...
Plot: dictatorship, movie star, hollywood, glamour, party, women, actress
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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