Movies and TV shows like Strange Angel

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Strange Angel (2018)
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Strange Angel (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of the mysterious and brilliant Jack Parsons in 1940s Los Angeles as by day he helps birth the discipline of American rocketry and by night is a performer of sex magick rituals and a disciple to occultist Aleister Crowley.
Style: tense, enigmatic, captivating, realistic
Plot: scientist, cult, husband wife relationship, occult, family relations, engineer, society, blueprint, plan, friendship, couples, rivalry, world war two, military, general, immorality, free love, rocket, cult leader, orgy, occult ritual
Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, captivating, serious and tense films and TV series with plots about family relations, friendship, society, rivalry, couples, crimes and couple relations mostly in Drama, Mystery and Crime genres. Some movies like Strange Angel: Manhattan (2014), Dragnet 1967 (1967), Hysteria (2014), The Colbys (1985), Mrs Wilson (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Manhattan (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Set against the backdrop of the greatest clandestine race against time in the history of science with the mission to build the world's first atomic bomb in Los Alamos, New Mexico. Flawed scientists and their families attempt to co-exist in a ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, captivating, melancholic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: atomic bomb, world war two, scientist, military base, laboratory, ambition, inventions and discoveries, military, race against time, power relations, relationship vs career, workplace ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1944, year 1943
Place: new mexico, usa
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Dragnet 1967 (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The classic police drama is updated for the 1960s. No-nonsense Sgt. Joe Friday and his partner, Officer Bill Gannon, tackle traditional police cases and face new challenges such as LSD, race riots, and public service TV shows.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: police detective, criminal heroes, partners against crime, crime, police investigation, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, drug abuse, rebelliousness, police corruption, police station ...
Time: 60s
Place: los angeles, usa
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Hysteria (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
TV show
Story: An investigative thriller about a haunted young doctor who is summoned back to her hometown to investigate an epidemic that may be linked to social media - and her own tragic past.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological, enigmatic ...
Plot: investigation, plague, haunted by the past, computers and web, youth, danger, doctors and patients, hospital, society, social relations, strong female presence, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
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The Colbys (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Colbys is an American prime time soap opera, which originally aired on ABC from November 20, 1985 to March 26, 1987. Produced by Aaron Spelling, it was a spin-off of Dynasty, which had been the highest rated series for the 1984–1985 U.S. ...
Style: twists and turns, realistic, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: family business, family relations, wealthy family, couple relations, parents and children, uninhibited rivalry, couples, memory loss, love triangle, love and romance, workplace, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Mrs Wilson (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
Story: Alison Wilson thinks she is happily married until her husband Alec dies and a woman turns up on her doorstep claiming that she is the real Mrs. Wilson. Alison is determined to prove the validity of her own marriage - and her husband's love for ...
Style: captivating, realistic, psychological, tense
Plot: british intelligence, secret past, widow, death of husband, secret life, cold war, uncover truth, couples, investigation, family relations, society, friendship ...
Time: 1960s, 1940s, 60s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: london, india
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LAX (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: LAX is a television drama set at the Los Angeles International Airport and draws its name from the airport's IATA airport code, "LAX". On May 17, 2004 NBC announced that they had picked up the pilot to series. This show was not ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological
Plot: airport, rivalry, workplace romance, partners, workplace, workaholic, sexism, airline, interracial relations, love, staff, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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King Of Duval County (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The Black Family a once powerful respected family has lost power in the city of Jacksonville.11 years has past and now the city is controlled by 4 family's.Young Antonio must return to the city and reclaim the Black family's respect and ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, bleak, enigmatic, disturbing
Plot: rivalry, crimes, danger, vengeance, dishonesty, revenge, murder, organized crime, death, violence, betrayal, friendship ...
Place: usa
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41%
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Kane & Abel (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Kane and Abel are born on the same day the same year on each side of the Atlantic. William Kane is born in one of the richest families of Boston and grows up to be a banker on Wall Street. Abel Rosnovski is born in the Polish countryside and has to ...
Style: saga, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: ambition, temperamental, polish, business venture, promotion, sea disaster, bankruptcy, society, hopes, rise to the top, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance ...
Time: 1900s, 20s, 50s, 1910s, 80s ...
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa, new york
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39%
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Lucky 7 (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: What would you do if you won the lottery? How would it change your life? Follow a group of seven gas station employees in Queens, New York, who have been chipping into a lottery pool for years, never thinking they'd actually win. They need to ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, captivating
Plot: lottery, family relations, working class, workplace, parents and children, couple relations, society, change of luck, siblings relations, bittersweet, couples, gas station ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Caroline and Jackie (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A woman turns her sister's belated birthday celebration into an intervention, but as events unfold, it becomes unclear which sibling needs the most help.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, touching, psychological
Plot: addiction, introspection, haunted by the past, friendship, drug abuse, life is a bitch, eating disorder, siblings relations, friends, surprise birthday party, sister sister conflict, anorexia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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36%
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The Slap (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 354 min.
TV show
Story: The Slap is a bold, provocative television drama series that forensically examines the mores and morality of contemporary middleclass life. Based on Christos Tsiolkas’ bestselling novel, this 8–part drama serial traces the shattering ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: introspection, adulthood, couple relations, family relations, couples, family life, parents and children, society, suburbs, friendship, marital problem, birthday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Sinatra (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 250 min.
TV show
Story: An extensive biopic of one of the most famous entertainers of the 20th century - Frank Sinatra. The only thing that could engage the public more than his songs and films was his sometimes controversial private life.
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, singer, showbiz, relationship vs career, oldies, couples, music, rising to stardom, crumbling marriage, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 60s, 50s, 40s ...
Place: new jersey, usa
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35%
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The Cleaner (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After hitting rock-bottom from his own addictions during the birth of his twins, William Banks strikes a tentative deal with God. In exchange for a second chance, he vows to kick his addictions and dedicate his life to helping others. Now, along ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: addiction, going straight, rescue, hopes, life is a bitch, belief, family life, human nature, family relations, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, drug rehab ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Brideshead Revisited (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 659 min.
TV show
Story: In this eleven parts British television serial, Charles Ryder's involvement with members of the aristocratic Marchmain/Flyte family is followed throughout the years between the two World Wars.
Style: emotional, clever, psychological, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: world war two, friendship, romance, aristocracy, family relations, mistress, catholicism, society, soldier, love and romance, unfulfillment, obsessive quest ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 1920s, 40s, 30s ...
Place: oxford university, venice, england
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Charmed (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the fictional college town of Hilltowne, Charmed follows the lives of three sisters, Macy, Mel and Maggie Vera who, after the tragic death of their mother, discover they are three of the most powerful witches of all time.
Style: enigmatic, twists and turns, captivating, reboot, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: magic, witch, witches, supernatural ability, hereditary gift of witchcraft, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, witchcraft, adventure, friendship, demon, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, michigan
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Wicked Wicked Games (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Wicked Wicked Games is a telenovela that debuted on December 6, 2006 on the American television network MyNetworkTV. Twentieth Television produced 63 episodes to air weekdays. The limited-run serial was directed by Terry Cunningham, Dennis Dimster, ...
Style: captivating, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, intrigue, manipulation, family relations, infidelity, couples, family business, obsession, parents and children, revenge, businesswoman, blackmail ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, usa
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34%
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Wicked City (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: “Wicked City” follows a unique case set in a noteworthy era of L.A. history, starting with a murder case from 1982 centered on the rock ’n’ roll, cocaine-infused revelry of the Sunset Strip. Alliances are formed to solve a serial murder case.
Style: suspense, captivating, realistic, tense, erotic
Plot: serial killer, police, murder investigation, police detective, murder, crimes, danger, couples, uncover truth, friendship, violence, killer ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
Place: los angeles, usa
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34%
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Rosewood (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Beaumont Rosewood, Jr. is a brilliant private pathologist who uses wildly sophisticated technology and his drive to live life to the fullest to help a tough-as-nails detective and the Miami PD uncover clues no one else can see.
Style: captivating, tense, twists and turns, philosophical, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female detective, pathologist, murder investigation, police detective, laboratory, analysis, crimes, heart condition, family relations, partners, friendship, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: miami, usa
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34%
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Diagnosis Murder (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Mark Sloan is a good-natured, offbeat physician who is called upon to solve murders.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: murder, hospital, doctor, who done it, police investigation, partners against crime, police detective, crime, homicide detective, friendship, father son relationship, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
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Satisfaction (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A provocative drama that explores modern marriage at its midpoint. Through the lens of one couple, Neil Truman and his wife, Grace, this series answers the question, “What do you do when having it all is not enough?” by delving into their ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, marriage, crumbling marriage, family problems, adultery, couple relations, dishonesty, infidelity, dysfunctional marriage, under the surface, male escort, casual sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Bordertown (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Finland, France
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Peculiar detective Kari Sorjonen escapes the hustle and bustle of big city to a small border town.
Style: gloomy, captivating, tense, suspense, enigmatic
Plot: border, crime investigation, small town, police detective, family relations, police, eccentricity, corruption, teenage girl, danger, crimes, society ...
Place: finland, russia
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Lone Star (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Lone Star is an American drama television series which originally ran on Fox from September 20, 2010 to September 27, 2010, airing Monday nights at 9 pm ET/PT. Fox announced Lone Star's cancellation on September 28, 2010 after two low-rated ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, disturbing
Plot: cheating, love triangle, family business, betrayal, hidden identity, thief, business venture, couple relations, cons and scams, couples, success, one last job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, houston texas
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Close to the Enemy (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: Set in a bomb damaged London hotel during the aftermath of World War II, Close to the Enemy is a thriller that follows British intelligence officer Captain Callum Ferguson. His last task for the Army is to ensure that Dieter, a captured German ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, captivating
Plot: scientist, military officer, world war two, war crime, brother brother relationship, african american, adultery, father daughter relationship, american abroad, investigator, politician, military base ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two
Place: england, london
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Queen Sugar (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows the life of two sisters, Nova Bordelon and Charley Bordelon, who, with her teenage son Micah moves to the heart of Louisiana to claim an inheritance from her recently departed father - an 800-acre sugarcane farm.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, sincere
Plot: family drama, farm, sugarcane, life turned upside down, power relations, family relations, parents and children, interracial relations, social relations, society, single parent, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
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Million Dollar Babies (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: When Oliva (Roy Dupuis) and Elzire (Céline Bonnier) Dionne have quintuplets in rural 1930s Canada, news of their uncommon family spreads like wildfire and steps up local tourism, thanks in part to an opportunistic town doctor (Beau Bridges) who ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: exploitation, doctor, nurse, family relations, countryside, innocence lost, desire for fame, village life, country doctor, pregnancy, expectant father, birth ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: canada, quebec
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Land of Honor (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set on horse ranches around Houston, Texas, this Spanish-language telenovela covers the three Gallardo brothers' search for vengeance against the wealthy del Junco family, following the mysterious death of their rodeo-riding sister. The ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: fall in love, romance, vengeance, rivalry, uncover truth, wooing, family relations, intrigue, love and romance, love affair, forbidden love, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Protector (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Gloria Sheppard is an intuitive LAPD homicide detective who juggles her demanding personal and professional lives while raising two sons with the help of her troubled younger brother, Davey.
Style: sincere, captivating, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, single mother, lapd, relationship vs career, family relations, crimes, law enforcement, police, motherhood, investigation, homicide detective, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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Trust Me (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: realistic, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, witty ...
Plot: workplace, advertising, workplace intrigue, relationship vs career, friendship, partners, ambition, promotion, boss and employee, workaholic, advertising agency, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
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Dahoam is Dahoam (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dahoam is Dahoam is a German television series. The soap opera concerns the lives of the residents of the fictitious village of Lansing in Upper Bavaria. The characters speak the Bavarian dialect.
Style: emotional, light, atmospheric, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: village, family relations, social relations, society, intrigue, couples, rivalry, village life, everyday life, friendship, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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East West 101 (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Zane Malik and the Major Crime Squad investigate crime and murder in all quarters of multicultural Sydney.
Style: realistic, tense, serious, rough, gloomy ...
Plot: police detective, racism, haunted by the past, police investigation, law enforcement, society, fighting crime, ego clash, rivalry, loss of son, crimes, cop as target ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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