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The Syndicate (2012)
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The Syndicate (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A drama exploring how winning the lottery transforms the lives of ordinary people.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, touching
Plot: lottery, workplace, store, working class, family relations, society, realism, upscale, reward, change of luck, bittersweet, robbery, winning, debt, disorder, life turned upside down, workplace situations, in-laws, supportive coworker, petty job, supermarket, lottery winner, convenience store, money, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and touching films and TV series with plots about family relations, workplace, workplace situations, society, parents and children, power relations and hospital mostly in Drama, Mystery and Crime genres. Some movies like The Syndicate: Lucky 7 (2013), The Mill (2013), The Guilty (2013), The House of Eliott (1991), Where the Heart Is (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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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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
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The Guilty (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Lives are torn apart and relationships fractured forever when a young child goes missing. Five years later, DCI Maggie Brand leads a new investigation and puts at risk her own happy family life.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: missing child, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, life turned upside down, suspect, crime, dead child, missing, missing person
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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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, sincere, captivating
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 ⇓
44%
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Where the Heart Is (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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: captivating, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: small town, family relations, nurse, strong female presence, love and romance, workplace, small town life, workplace situations, countryside, fictional city, husband wife relationship, factory ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s ...
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england
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Frankie (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Frankie is a British television drama series created by Lucy Gannon. The series stars Eve Myles as the eponymous character Frankie Maddox, a district nurse more emotionally involved with her job than her personal life. The series is both set and ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere
Plot: hospital, hopes, workplace, workplace situations, redemption, supportive coworker, strong female presence, female protagonist, nurse, british, patient, paraplegic
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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The Town (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Following a family tragedy, 30-year-old Mark Nicholas returns to the town where he grew up. After ten years away, coming home is harder than Mark could ever have imagined.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, suspenseful, gloomy
Plot: homecoming, life turned upside down, orphan, family life, death in the family, family problems, parents and children, hometown, small town, dealing with death, life is a bitch, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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37%
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The Royal (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Follows the staff and patients of a Yorkshire cottage hospital in the 60s, embroiled in tangled love lives and bitter power struggles.
Style: captivating, realistic, medical drama, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: hospital, doctors and patients, moral dilemma, workplace, nursing, workplace situations, doctor, nun, nurse, countryside, society, love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
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36%
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Holby Blue (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The police force at Holby South is tasked with the toughest job yet. Not only are they fighting the usual crime with drug offenders and gang members, but today they are faced with the threat of terrorism on their own soil. A Spin off from Holby ...
Style: tense, captivating, serious, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: police station, crimes, police investigation, police detective, law enforcement, drug dealing, workplace intrigue, workplace romance, who to trust, workplace, police, police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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36%
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Doctors (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the fictional Midlands town of Letherbridge, defined as being close to the city of Birmingham, this soap opera follows the staff and families of a doctor's surgery.
Style: touching, captivating, serious, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: doctor, workplace, clinic, doctors and patients, workplace situations, supportive coworker, couples, terminal illness, couple relations, love affair, life is a bitch, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
From There to Here (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Created by Peter Bowker, From There To Here is set in the aftermath of the 1996 Arndale bombing and follows Daniel Cotton, a Manchester family man who is torn between the life he wants and the life he could have. The story spans the four years that ...
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic, captivating
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Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, manchester
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Ordinary Lies (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Exploring what happens when a bunch of white lies spiral out of control and the effect it has on an ordinary group of colleagues and friends.
Style: realistic, witty, serious, captivating
Plot: workplace, boss, couples, family problems, human nature, workplace situations, power relations, crumbling marriage, boss and employee, disorder, dishonesty, white lie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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33%
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The Smoke (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: An experienced fire fighter is badly injured and spends almost a year recovering at home. Now he returns to work, but is he as emotionally and physically sound as he thinks he is?
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: firefighter, rescue, workplace situations, workplace, danger, injury, fire department, partners, bravery, evacuation, natural disaster, lifesaver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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Holby City (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Drama series about life on the wards of Holby City Hospital, following the highs and lows of the staff and patients.
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
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Place: england, europe, united kingdom, britain
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Prisoners' Wives (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Behind every prisoner, there's a wife, girlfriend or mother doing time on the outside. For some it's a nightmare, for others a liberation. Prisoners' Wives - it's time to tell their stories.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, psychological ...
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Place: england, europe
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Eat Sleep Die (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious, psychological, sincere ...
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Duration: 60 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, sexual ...
Plot: family relations, post war, family problems, life is a bitch, society, youth, parents and children, working class, sister sister relationship, bittersweet, poverty, slum ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: liverpool, england
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Come Rain Come Shine (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: David Jason stars as cockney ex-docker Don Mitchell in this emotional drama. Don is incredibly proud of his son David’s affluent lifestyle. The cars, the detached house and private schooling for the children were things Don could only dream about ...
Style: realistic, psychological, contemplative, captivating, serious
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Boys from the Blackstuff (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Alan Bleasdale's hugely acclaimed mini-series echoes the misery and despair of long-term unemployment. Set in Liverpool, these profoundly moving human dramas follow in turn the attempts of five working-class heroes to survive.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: unemployment, working class, life turned upside down, labor union, parents and children, down on your luck, layoff, family relations, realism, character on the edge, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, northern england, liverpool
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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, hospital, doctors and patients, society, patient, workplace, workplace romance, treatment, workplace situations, gynecologist, newcomer, strong female presence ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england
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Casualty (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: hospital, workplace situations, doctors and patients, love and romance, intern, workplace intrigue, workplace romance, medicine, doctor, nurse, children, accident ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary ...
Place: europe, england
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Banana (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Witty, heartfelt and unique interlinked stories covering different aspects of LGBT life, featuring the most exciting emerging talent.
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, psychological, touching ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, couple relations, gender, self discovery, haunted by the past, love, lgbt, multiple storylines, society, love and romance, young adult, male objectification ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Dalziel and Pascoe (1996)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: A British crime drama based on the "Dalziel and Pascoe" series of books by Reginald Hill, set in the fictional Yorkshire town of Wetherton. The unlikely duo of politically incorrect elephant-in-a-china-shop-copper Detective Superintendent ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, witty, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, murder, crime, police investigation, riddles and clues, crimes, partners against crime, mystery, partners, buddy cop, shrewd, unlikely partners ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Monroe (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Monroe is a British medical drama television series created and written by Peter Bowker and produced by Mammoth Screen for the ITV network. The series follows a neurosurgeon named Gabriel Monroe, played by James Nesbitt. The six-part series was ...
Style: medical drama, realistic, serious, emotional, talky ...
Plot: hospital, medical, intern, workplace, boss and employee, fighting illness, parents and children, surgery, family relations, patient, treatment, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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27%
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Identity (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Identity is a British police procedural drama television series starring Aidan Gillen and Keeley Hawes, airing in the UK during July–August 2010. Concerning identity theft, the series was created and written by Ed Whitmore, a writer most noted for ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: police investigation, identity theft, fighting crime, police detective, track down, law enforcement, hidden identity, police, danger, murder, strong female presence, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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27%
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The Body Farm (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Dr Eve Lockhart is one of Britain's leading forensic pathologists and runs a state-of-the-art forensic research facility called The Body Farm with her business partner Mike Phillips. Theirs is the only facility in the country using real human ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: forensics, crimes, murder investigation, workplace situations, workplace, police detective, law enforcement, strong female presence, police investigation, right hand man, crime, corpse
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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27%
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The Village (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Village is a BBC TV series written by Peter Moffat. The drama is set in a Derbyshire village in the 20th century. The first series of what Moffat hopes will become a 42-hour TV drama was broadcast in spring 2013 and covered the years 1914 to ...
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, captivating, epic
Plot: village life, family relations, parents and children, society, social relations, child birth, village, childbirth, family, gay relationship, shell shock
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Fat Friends (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Fat Friends was an ITV drama, following a group of overweight people, their laughter and pain and addresses the absurdities of dieting in our modern age. The drama looks at people and how they relate to one another and use body weight as an excuse ...
Style: psychological, touching, humorous, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: support group, friendship, self fulfillment, family relations, society, hopes, physical appearance, overweight, obesity, bulimia, weight loss, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Exile (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Exile is a British psychological thriller television series dealing with the topic of Alzheimer's disease against a background of corruption. It stars John Simm and Jim Broadbent and was broadcast on BBC One. The series received varyingly ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: parents and children, homecoming, mental illness, family relations, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, corruption, alzheimer's disease
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Black Box (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Catherine Black is a world-famous neurologist at the state-of-the-art medical institution known as "The Cube". Catherine is brilliant, beautiful, and at the top of her game, though she's hiding a secret of her own: she's bipolar. ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, mad, serious, captivating ...
Plot: mental illness, treatment, mental disorders, workplace, mental disorder, couples, therapy, workplace situations, family relations, surgery, couple relations, neurosurgeon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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26%