Movies and TV shows like The Hour

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The Hour (2011)
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The Hour (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, stylized, tense
Plot: reporter, workplace romance, ambition, uncover truth, investigation, love triangle, workplace, politics, career, journalism, boss, tv show, rivalry, media coverage, workplace situations, espionage, ratings, sexism, cover up, crimes, journalist, politician, love and romance, ambitious, coworker ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: england, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and stylized films and TV series with plots about workplace, workplace situations, ambition, power relations, family relations, society and lifestyle mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Hour: Cable Girls (2017), Press (2018), Mad Men (2007), Breathless (2013), Silk (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Cable Girls (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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: stylized, captivating, atmospheric, romantic, motivational ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: female friendship, female protagonist, job, workplace, women, telephone, love and romance, class differences, workplace romance, independence, woman, spanish civil war ...
Time: 1920s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: spain
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Press (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: The lives of the editors and journalists working at a left-leaning broadsheet and a populist tabloid.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, captivating
Plot: journalist, newspaper editor, journalism, newspaper reporter, relationship vs career, uncover truth, ambition, investigative journalism, ratings, boss, media, workplace situations ...
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Mad Men (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
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, captivating, stylized, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: workplace, family problems, advertising agency, womanizer, boss and employee, boss, advertising, ambition, career, workplace intrigue, americana, sexism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
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100%
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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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100%
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Silk (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Silk is a British television drama series produced by the BBC and first shown in 2011. Written by Peter Moffat, the series follows a set of barristers, and what they do to attain the rank of Queen's Counsel, known as "taking silk."
Style: serious, clever, captivating, realistic
Plot: hotshot lawyer, lawyer, ambition, courtroom drama, rivalry, legal, uninhibited rivalry, workplace intrigue, lawyers and clients, courtroom, success, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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The Paradise (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: love and romance, workplace situations, fashion, high society, love affair, flirting, rise to the top, eligible bachelor, workplace, ambition, nouveau riche, ambitious ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: england
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The Newsroom (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: A behind-the-scenes look at the people who make a nightly cable-news program. Focusing on a network anchor, his new executive producer, the newsroom staff and their boss, the series tracks their quixotic mission to do the news well in the face of ...
Style: realistic, clever, sincere, serious, semi serious ...
Plot: journalist, politics, tv news, news, journalism, intelligence, ethics, against the rules, workplace, rebellion, ambitious, power of media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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34%
 8.5
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Borgen (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: Borgen is a drama series about the fight for political power – and about the personal sacrifices and consequences this has for those involved on and behind the political stage. The central figure is the 40-year old political leader Birgitte ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, captivating, talky ...
Plot: politics, leader, politician, marriage, media coverage, journalist, power struggle, family life, ambition, state affairs, ambitious, government official ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, greenland, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen ...
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House of Cards (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 226 min.
TV show
Story: Francis Urquhart is the chief whip of the Conservative party. When Margaret Thatcher resigns as leader, he remains neutral and after a general election where the conservatives are returned with a reduced majority, he fully expects the new Prime ...
Style: tense, witty, realistic, serious, clever ...
Plot: politics, political intrigue, reporter, journalist, intrigue, power struggle, deception, manipulation, manipulations, dishonesty, state affairs, political corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe
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State of Play (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 312 min.
TV show
Story: A thriller set in London, in which a politician's life becomes increasingly complex as his research assistant is found dead on the London Underground and, in a seemingly unrelated incident, a teenage pickpocket is shot dead.
Style: political thriller, twists and turns, realistic, tense, serious ...
Plot: murder, journalist, journalism, politics, corruption, cover up, conspiracy, political corruption, manipulation, crimes, state affairs, media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, manchester
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100%
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Spin (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: The President of the French Republic, visiting Saint-Etienne in the Loire, in a striking plant dies, victim of a bomb attack. The political world is agitated: early presidential elections to be held within the next thirty-five days. There is no ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: politics, rivalry, head of state, political intrigue, campaign, rise to the top, workplace situations, media, ambition, state affairs, workplace, blind ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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27%
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Mr Selfridge (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Mr. Selfridge recounts the real life story of the flamboyant and visionary American founder of Selfridge's, London's lavish department store. Set in 1909 London, when women were reveling in a new sense of freedom and modernity, it follows ...
Style: stylized, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: businessman, rise to the top, high society, visionary, ambitious, materialism, success, lifestyle, workplace, ambition, marriage, boss ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, london
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1992 (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
TV show
Story: Set in Rome, Milan and different Italian cities, the TV series offers a thrilling story following six people whose lives are intertwined with the rapidly changing political landscape in the early 1990s, during which Italy was gripped by the Clean ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, psychological, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, investigation, revolution, law enforcement, state affairs, corruption, politician, rebellion, italian history, crisis, crimes, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1992
Place: italy, rome italy, milan italy
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Granite Flats (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: It's the 1960s. The height of the Cold War. The rural town of Granite Flats, Colorado, suddenly becomes a hotbed for mystery and intrigue. Almost a year after Hershel Jenkins was released from jail, mystery is still a permanent resident in ...
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, captivating
Plot: uncover truth, investigation, mysterious place, amateur detective, family relations, crimes, youth, dishonesty, cold war, society, small town, conspiracy ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: colorado, usa
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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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The Politician's Husband (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Aiden Hoynes is a senior cabinet minister who has always put his career before family, with the support of Freya, his devoted wife and mother to their two young children. But when Freya's own political career takes off and threatens to ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, tense, psychological ...
Plot: politics, betrayal, political intrigue, relationship vs career, ambition, family, state affairs, blind ambition, couples, husband wife relationship, career woman, politician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.3
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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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23%
Friends & Crocodiles (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Paul Reynolds is a Gatsby-like figure: owner of a magnificent house, the host of great parties, and a collector of interesting people. He persuades Lizzie Thomas, a secretary at a local estate agent's, to come and work for him as his assistant, ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, sexual ...
Plot: entrepreneur, workplace romance, secretary, mentor, couples, love triangle, rise to the top, boss and employee, workplace situations, chaos and mayhem, power relations, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london
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23%
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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
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23%
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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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23%
Political Animals (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: Political Animals is a six-part miniseries. Elaine Barrish's husband Bud was a popular President of the United States during the 1990s despite his extramarital affairs. After leaving the White House, Elaine Barrish was elected Governor of ...
Style: realistic, serious, talky, suspense, clever ...
Plot: politics, president, family relations, reporter, divorce, private vs public, white house, state affairs, media, parents and children, government official, female politician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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22%
The Ice Cream Girls (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: The Ice Creams is based on the bestselling book by Dorothy Koomson about two girls who, one brief summer, find themselves involved with an abusive, controlling man. The situation spirals out of control and they are trial for his murder; ultimately ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, crimes, dishonesty, youth, murder, deadly, strong female presence, murder mystery, rape, accused of murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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UnREAL (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Set against the backdrop of a hit dating competition show, "UnREAL" is led by Rachel, a young staffer whose sole job is to manipulate her relationships with and among the contestants to get the vital dramatic and outrageous footage the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, twists and turns, captivating, biting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: showbiz, media, media satire, manipulation, dishonesty, manipulations, ambition, artists and showbiz, workplace intrigue, eligible bachelor, workplace situations, tv show ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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22%
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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
Plot: hospital, doctor, doctors and patients, cure, intern, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, workplace romance, rivalry, surgery, nurse, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, united kingdom, britain
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22%
Dirty Sexy Money (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Darling family's obscene wealth and enormous power makes them easy targets for their rivals, enemies, and the tabloids. Patriarch Tripp uses his money and influence to shield his five adult children from the prying eyes of the world. As ...
Style: realistic, serious, talky, sexy, stylized ...
Plot: lawyer, dysfunctional family, wealthy family, family problems, eccentric family, family life, lifestyle, dedicated lawyer, workplace situations, mogul, master and servant, heir ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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20%
 7.6
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Mrs Biggs (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: The true story of Charmian Biggs (née Powell), the rebellious product of a strict 1950s upbringing, and her whirlwind romance with Ronald Biggs leading to a descent into crime, most infamously 1963's Great Train Robbery.
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 ⇓
20%
Love in a Cold Climate (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of Nancy Mitford's novel.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, witty
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: social differences, looking for love, love triangle, fall in love, eccentric family, unlikely couple, society, master and servant, wooing, unfulfilled love, infidelity, romance ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Dancing on the Edge (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: A black jazz band becomes entangled in the aristocratic world of 1930s London as they seek fame and fortune.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, captivating, tense, serious ...
Plot: jazz, rising to stardom, music band, artists and showbiz, musician's life, music, ambition, high society, aristocracy, lifestyle, backstage, mogul ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1933
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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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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20%
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Laws of love (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of two lawyers specializing in family law, Ricardo and Alejandra, that despite coming from two disappointments and being in a world where it seems that love loses strength, before so much divorce, they still have faith in finding true love.
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, captivating
Plot: law firm, co worker co worker relationship, workplace, love triangle, court, lawyers and clients, rivalry, workplace romance, trial, society, legal action, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mexico
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19%