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Our Zoo (2014)
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Our Zoo (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 312 min.
TV show
Story: “Our Zoo” follows the story of George, who being frustrated by memories of fighting in the great war and living with his extended family, wants to bring more beauty into the world. When he comes across a camel and monkey that are about to be abandoned, he embarks on a plan to set up a zoo.
Style: sincere, captivating, realistic, semi serious
Plot: zoo, follow your dream, family business, life turned upside down, eccentric family, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, war veteran, ex soldier, post traumatic stress disorder, animals, animal
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and sincere films and TV series with plots about family relations, parents and children, couples, couple relations, society, family life and love and romance mostly in Drama, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like Our Zoo: From There to Here (2014), Flambards (1979), Behaving Badly (1989), We Bought a Zoo (2011), Lucky 7 (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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
Plot: streetwise, family relations, parents and children, soccer, bittersweet, society, city life, siblings relations, bombing, bet, urban, ira ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, manchester
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Flambards (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 780 min.
TV show
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: captivating, realistic, serious, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war one, couple relations, parents and children, countryside, siblings relations, fall in love, family life, social differences, estate, manners, family relations, society ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, europe
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Behaving Badly (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Behaving Badly is a 1989 British television serial directed by David Tucker. The teleplay by Catherine Heath and Moira Williams is based on Heath's novel of the same name. It was initially broadcast by Channel 4. The series was released on DVD ...
Style: realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: dysfunctional family, suburbs, couple relations, wooing, infidelity, starting over, human nature, rich and poor, social differences, parents and children, suburban life, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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69%
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We Bought a Zoo (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Benjamin has lost his wife and, in a bid to start his life over, purchases a large house that has a zoo – welcome news for his daughter, but his son is not happy about it. The zoo is in need of renovation and Benjamin sets about the work with the ...
Style: sincere, uplifting, touching, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: countryside, happy ending, starting over, zoo, single father, animals, parenthood, beautiful scenery, family relations, coping, tiger, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, california, united states
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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 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
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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, emotional, captivating, serious, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: artist, love triangle, rebelliousness, love and romance, couples, family relations, friendship, self discovery, bohemian, poet, sister sister relationship, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
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A Dance to the Music of Time (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 416 min.
TV show
Story: Anthony Powell's 12 volume novel sequence "A Dance to the Music of Time" has been dramatised for television.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, stylized
Plot: high society, couple relations, lifestyle, society, dishonesty, power relations, social relations, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), rich and poor, social differences, world war two ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: england, europe, london
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House of Hancock (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
TV show
Story: House of Hancock tells the epic true story of the Hancock dynasty and the bizarre love triangle that emerged between Lang, his daughter Gina, and his beautiful Filipina housekeeper Rose.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, epic, saga
Plot: family business, fall in love, family relations, family problems, intrigue, parents and children, betrayal, dishonesty, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, courtroom drama, manipulation ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: australia, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Heart of Greed (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An abalone that has been passed on for generations. A legacy of a hundred million dollars that everybody wants a share. "Heart of Greed" is a story of a renowned sea-products retailer and a big traditional family, in which there are those ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating, sincere
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 ...
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, northern england, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Moving On (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Moving On is a British television series set in contemporary Britain consisting of standalone dramas all sharing the theme of someone going through some kind of change in their life and moving on.
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: introspection, starting over, hopes, life turned upside down, family problems, family relations, redemption, couples, parents and children, couple relations, optimism, change
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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Arctic Air (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Arctic Air is about a Yellowknife-based maverick airline and the unconventional family who runs it. The owners are Mel Ivarson, an old school bush pilot; Krista Ivarson, Mel's daughter; and Bobby Martin, the son of Ivarson's deceased ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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A Family (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ditte owns a gallery, has a loving boyfriend and her dream job in New York is within reach. But Ditte is also the youngest generation of the famous bakery dynasty, Rheinwald, and when her beloved, but dominating father comes down with a serious ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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Style: captivating, serious, realistic, psychological
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Upstairs, Downstairs is a British television drama series originally produced by London Weekend Television and revived by the BBC. It ran on ITV in 68 episodes divided into five series from 1971 to 1975. Set in a large townhouse in Edwardian, First ...
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Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, 1930s, 1920s ...
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The Wingless Bird (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: On the eve of World War I, Agnes Conway manages both the business and the problems of her troubled family. She finds the strength to break class barriers and help her sister Jessie marry a good boy from a family of dockside toughs. Is she strong ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Brothers and Sisters (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Brothers & Sisters is an American television drama series that centers on the Walker family and their lives in Pasadena, California. The series premiered on ABC on September 24, 2006, and aired its final episode on May 8, 2011. It aired, for its ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: california, los angeles, usa, pasadena california
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53%
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Mrs Biggs (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
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Style: serious, stylized, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: love and romance, family relations, heist, crimes, love affair, criminal heroes, couple relations, couples, crime and punishment, wanted
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s, 50s
Place: england, rio de janeiro, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Wild at Heart (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: The Trevanion family decide to make a fresh start and emigrate to South Africa to set up an animal reserve.
Style: sincere, realistic, sentimental, serious
Audience: family outing
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa
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52%
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
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52%
Best Possible Taste: The Kenny Everett Story (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dramatisation of Kenny Everett's struggle to achieve personal and professional fulfilment.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sincere, witty, realistic
Plot: artists and showbiz, gender, coping, couples, couple relations, gays and lesbians, radio dj, gay lead character, gay
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 540 min.
TV show
Story: Young Nicholas Nickleby sets out to make his fortune in order to prevent his mother and sister from depending upon his uncle, Ralph Nicklby. But he finds his first job as master at a Yorkshire school to be cruel, and runs away with one of the ...
Style: captivating, touching, sentimental, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, boarding school, single parent, rich and poor, family in danger, down on your luck, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, injustice, power relations, friendship, social differences ...
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Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Carnation (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
Story: Carnation is a Japanese television drama that aired in the Asadora slot on NHK from 3 October 2011 to 31 March 2012. It is the 85th Asadora. It is based on the life of the fashion designer Ayako Koshino in Kishiwada, Osaka. Ayako was the mother of ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fashion, rise to the top, follow your dream, ambition, lifestyle, family relations, workplace, hopes, workplace situations, parents and children, strong female presence
Time: 20th century
Place: japan
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51%
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Cucumber (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Original drama series from Russell T Davies exploring the passions and pitfalls of 21st century gay life, beginning with the most disastrous date night in history.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, emotional, serious
Plot: gay, homosexuality, couple relations, lgbt, gays and lesbians, gender, life turned upside down, gay relationship, fear of commitment, suicide, gay interest, middle aged ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, manchester, manchester england
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50%
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Outnumbered (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Partly-improvised sitcom looking at the trials and tribulations of bringing up three young children - a regal five-year-old girl with a talent for interrogation, a seven-year-old boy who could fib for Britain and an 11-year-old who is gearing up for ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: parents and children, couples, everyday life, couple relations, family life, parenthood, youth, family relations, precocious child, parenting, responsibility, boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Child (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Being the daughter of a prostitute mother, Akca gives up her motherhood in order to give her child a better future. The bride of a wealthy family, Sule promises to be a mother to Akca's baby for a lifetime. She looks at the baby she named Efe ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, captivating
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: family problems, ambition, intrigue, parents and children, couples, family life, family relations, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, siblings relations, marital argument ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Night and Day (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Night and Day is a British soap opera which was produced by Granada Television for LWT and ran on ITV from 2001 to 2003. Its theme-song, "Always & Forever", was sung by Kylie Minogue.
Style: sitcom, sincere, psychological, captivating
Plot: family life, parents and children, family relations, slice of life, family, large family, mother daughter relationship, everyday life, father son relationship, group of friends, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Place: london
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Leaving (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The forbidden love between a middle-aged family woman and a callow youth working in the same hotel.
Style: sincere, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, extramarital affair, age difference, cheating wife, hotel, workplace situations, workplace, family relations, co worker co worker relationship, heterosexuality, young man, married woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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49%
Mama Flora's Family (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Alex Haley's novel about a black matriarch in the early 20th century, this dramatic miniseries spotlights the struggle for social change. Cicely Tyson stars as Mama Flora, a woman determined to free her children from the bonds of ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, epic, uplifting ...
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