Movies and TV shows like Queen Sugar

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Queen Sugar (2016)
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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, sad, queer cinema
Plot: sugarcane, farm, family relations, parents and children, life turned upside down, power relations, society, single parent, social relations, rivalry, ambition, friendship, escapades, women, black cast, transsexual, journalism, woman, lgbtq, interracial couple, strong female presence, interracial relations, inheritance, african american, black ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana, southern usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films and TV series with plots about family relations, parents and children, society, strong female presence, youth, hopes and single parent mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Queen Sugar: Venice the Series (2009), Lucky 7 (2013), Strong Medicine (2000), The Slap (2015), Blue (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Venice the Series (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: Venice: The Series is a web series co-produced by and starring American actress Crystal Chappell, and is inspired in part by the "Otalia" storyline on the daytime drama Guiding Light. The series has been broadcast since 2009, and is ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbianism, family relations, love and romance, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, gender, parents and children, family life, strong female presence, lgbtq, lgbt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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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: touching, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: lottery, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, working class, workplace, society, change of luck, lottery winner, bittersweet, gas station, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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88%
Strong Medicine (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The lives of staff in the womens' health clinic of a fictitious hospital in Philadelphia.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, medical, clinic, workplace, workplace situations, family relations, lifesaver, lifestyle, doctors and patients, boss and employee, medicine, social class ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
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86%
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The Slap (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A family drama that explodes from one small incident where a man slaps another couple's misbehaving child. This seemingly minor domestic dispute pulls the family apart, exposes long-held secrets, and ignites a lawsuit that challenges the core ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, psychological, captivating
Plot: family problems, couples, family relations, infidelity, friendship, suburbs, parents and children, courtroom, society, dishonesty, family in crisis, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Blue (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Blue is a mother with a secret life. She'll do anything to keep it from her son. But her past has other plans.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: parents and children, single parent, double life, family relations, protecting from truth, financial problem, sexuality, society, haunted by the past, family problems, dishonesty, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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82%
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Body & Soul (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Rachel Griffen returns from the Far East, planning on incorporating alternative medicine with traditional practices. Her mentor Dr. Isaac Braun is skeptical and administrator Quinten Bremmer outright hostile. Oz is the ever cheerful orderly.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, sincere
Plot: hospital, workplace, doctors and patients, power relations, society, workplace intrigue, culture clash, doctor, female doctor, mortician, strong female presence, chief of staff ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Judging Amy (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Judging Amy is an American television drama that was telecast from September 19, 1999, through May 3, 2005, on CBS-TV. This TV series starred Amy Brenneman and Tyne Daly. Its main character is a judge who serves in a family court, and in addition to ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, sincere, serious, touching
Plot: legal, judiciary, judge, family relations, parents and children, starting over, single mother, couples, living with parents, love and romance, courtroom drama, female judge ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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How She Move (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After the death of Raya Green's(Rutina Wesley) sister, she gets out from her classes at school, and sees a stomp crew practicing. She meets Bishop(Dwain Murphy) which is the dance crew leader. She then meets Michelle and does a stomp battle ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: dancing, coming of age, friendship, teenage life, youth, follow your dream, contests and competitions, black people, urban ghetto life, high school life, ambition, dancer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Drunkboat (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After twenty years of broken bottles and empty hallways, Mort Gleason witnesses his nephew Moo being beaten while in a drunken stupor. The short contact with family brings Mort back to what are left of his senses and he returns to the last home he ...
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: family relations, haunted by the past, parents and children, social relations, youth, single parent, coming of age, self discovery, teenage life, suburbs, teenager, boat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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I Will Follow (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Chronicles a day in the life of a grieving woman, and the twelve visitors who help her move forward.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: relationship vs career, life turned upside down, couples, estrangement, dull life, single parent, family relations, interracial relations, supportive spouse, society, feminist, feminism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.3
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A Fine Step (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A Fine Step is an uplifting family drama centering on Cal Masterson (Luke Perry, Beverly Hills 90210) an award winning horseman whose relationship with his beloved horse Fandango allows him to achieve multiple championship wins. However tragedy ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: horse, friendship, contests and competitions, starting over, athlete's life, parents and children, ambition, rivalry, farm, family, family relations, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Philly (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Philly is an American television series created by Steven Bochco that focused on criminal defense attorney Kathleen Maguire. It lasted a full season and was canceled due to low ratings. The final episode was advertised heavily as the series finale, ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: courtroom drama, legal, legal action, dedicated lawyer, lawyers and clients, single mother, workplace situations, reluctant partners, power relations, lawsuit, law firm, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Astronaut Wives Club (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the book by Lily Koppel, this 10 episode limited series tells the story of the women who were key players behind some of the biggest events in American history. As America’s astronauts were launched on death-defying missions, Life ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, psychological
Plot: astronaut, relationship vs career, family relations, nasa, ambition, best friends, couples, parents and children, strong female presence, space program, women, post war ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Toe to Toe (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Out on the lacrosse pitch, wealthy but troubled Jesse and poor but driven Tosha form an easy and deep bond, but their relationship is threatened once they enter the hallways of an elite prep school they attend in Washington, D.C. There, they must ...
Style: captivating, realistic, psychological, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lacrosse, friendship, coming of age, self discovery, teenage life, racism, youth, social differences, woman, high school, bittersweet, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Made in Jersey (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A young working-class woman who uses her street smarts to compete among her pedigreed Manhattan colleagues at a prestigious New York law firm.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, talky
Plot: lawyer, law firm, workplace, lawsuit, workplace situations, legal, ambition, jury, rivalry, society, strong female presence, unsupportive coworkers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Firelight (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Incarcerated women join a band of volunteers who battle forest fires and assist during natural disasters.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, sincere, serious ...
Plot: redemption, youth, human spirit, power relations, juvenile delinquency, hopes, society, fire brigade, friendship, rivalry, girl, reach out ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Rising Place (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The close friendship of two young women, each of a different race, and their struggle to find purpose in their lives during this time of social injustice and world war.
Style: serious, sentimental, sincere, touching, realistic
Plot: fall in love, life is a bitch, society, feminism, working class, parents and children, friendship, interracial relations, pregnancy, social differences, soldier, family life ...
Time: 1940s
Place: virginia, mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Fairly Legal (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: Kate Reed is a firm believer that justice can always be found--even if it's not always in the courtroom. Once a lawyer at her family's esteemed San Francisco firm, Kate's frustration with the legal system led her to a new career as a ...
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, sincere
Plot: female lawyer, lawyer, law firm, legal, family relations, career change, power relations, starting over, workplace, introspection, workplace situations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Due East (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The movie spotlights an intelligent high school senior and National Merit Scholar (Bryant) who has never been part of the "in crowd." She teaches a high school equivalency night class, tends to the needs of her widower father, Jesse ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, emotional, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: single parent, small town, coming of age, teenage life, destructive relationship, family relations, couples, parents and children, love and romance, youth, lifestyle, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The End of Love (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mark is a struggling actor stuck between the life he once knew and the one waiting for him. When the mother of his two-year-old son suddenly passes away, Mark is forced to confront his shortcomings. Their fates, now intertwined, hang in the balance ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: single father, family relations, single parent, family problems, life turned upside down, parents and children, family in crisis, parent child relationship, babies and infants, death in the family, father son relationship, baby ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Small Time (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Al Klein and his longtime friend, Ash Martini, own a used car lot and these two know every trick in the book when it comes to selling cars. Klein still pines for his ex-wife Barbara who left him years ago for a more successful man. After their son ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere, gloomy
Plot: family business, workplace, parents and children, disorder, workplace situations, dealer, mentor, escapades, college dropout, family relations, life turned upside down, father
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Resurrection Blvd. (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Santiagos are a proud East Los Angeles Latino family whose hopes and dreams are rooted in the world of professional boxing.
Style: serious, emotional, rough, sentimental, realistic
Plot: human spirit, lifestyle, ambition, family life, athlete's life, society, youth, parents and children, coming of age, coming out, family relations, boxing ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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67%
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Soul Food (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Soul Food: The Series is a television drama that aired Wednesday nights on Showtime from June 28, 2000 to May 26, 2004. Created by filmmaker George Tillman, Jr. and developed for television by Felicia D. Henderson, Soul Food is based upon ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: family relations, family feud, siblings relations, family life, parents and children, love and romance, hopes, couples, family tradition, family values, parents separation, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s, 20th century
Place: illinois, chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Summerland (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Summerland is an American drama television series created by Stephen Tolkin and Lori Loughlin. It is centered on a clothing designer in her 30s, Ava Gregory, raising her niece and nephews after their parents die in a tragic accident. They live in ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, sincere
Audience: teens
Plot: surfing, family relations, love and romance, siblings relations, teenage life, life turned upside down, family problems, parents and children, high school, beach, childhood, young adult ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Bluebird (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a freezing January evening, school bus driver Lesley completes her route, but her final inspection abruptly ends when a bluebird comes into view. What happens next shakes her small Maine logging town, proving that even the slightest actions have ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: isolation, winter, family problems, family in crisis, single parent, youth, drug abuse, working class, teenage life, parents and children, dysfunctional family, bus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
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65%
Tsunami: The Aftermath (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
TV show
Story: Inspired by true accounts, this HBO miniseries focuses on a group of fictional characters caught up in the harrowing aftermath of the tsunami that devastated the coast of Thailand two years ago.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching
Plot: disaster, survival, natural disaster, adventure, journalism, tsunami, society, forces of nature, escapades, village, village life, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: captivating, realistic, serious, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: legal, female friendship, civil rights, interracial relations, racial prejudice, social issues, strong female presence, society, best friends, coming of age, family relations, couples ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: alabama, usa, birmingham alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: addiction, belief, going straight, life is a bitch, rescue, hopes, human nature, family life, family relations, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, drug rehab ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
30 Degrees in February (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: ​From International Emmy Award-winning writer Anders Weidemann, compelling ten-part drama 30 Degrees in February follows a group of Swedes who've left the snow and cold of Scandinavia for the warm, sandy beaches of Thailand in the dead of ...
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: starting over, family life, hopes, immigrants, society, unfulfillment, human nature, self discovery, culture clash, family relations, follow your dream, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Children of Invention (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two young children living illegally in a model apartment outside Boston are left to fend for themselves when their hardworking mother disappears
Style: serious, sincere, touching, realistic, sad
Plot: youth, single parent, working class, family problems, siblings relations, society, eviction, parents and children, family relations, suburbs, child, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%