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Years and Years (2019)
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Years and Years (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As Britain is rocked by unstable political, economic and technological advances, members of the Lyons family converge on one crucial night in 2019. Over the next 15 years, the twists and turns of their everyday lives are explored as we find out if this ordinary family could change the world.
Style: captivating, dark humor, feel good, entertaining
Plot: political activism, family relations, political satire, society, rebel, female politician, lgbt, politics, lifestyle, family drama, distopia, infidelity, marriage, refugee, grandmother, flash forward, woman in a wheelchair, gay couple, cautionary tale
Time: near future, 2020s, year 2019
Place: london, manchester, manchester england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and psychological films and TV series with plots about society, family relations, parents and children, state affairs, life is a bitch, couples and power relations mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Years and Years: Black Mirror (2011), Humans (2015), Human Cargo (2004), The Split (2018), Brave New World (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Black Mirror (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: A contemporary British re-working of The Twilight Zone with stories that tap into the collective unease about our modern world.  Over the last ten years, technology has transformed almost every aspect of our lives before we've had time to ...
Style: thought provoking, twists and turns, philosophical, dark humor, serious ...
Plot: alternate reality, computers and web, social decay, distopia, society, human nature, satire, media satire, technology, chaos, gadget, life ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england, london
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Humans (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Sweden
Duration: 42 min.
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Story: In a parallel present where the latest must-have gadget for any busy family is a 'Synth' - a highly-developed robotic servant that's so similar to a real human it's transforming the way we live.
Style: thought provoking, stylized, serious, captivating, tense ...
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Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Human Cargo (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
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Story: Human Cargo is a 2004 Canadian television miniseries. The series won seven Gemini Awards and two Directors Guild of Canada Awards. It premiered on CBC Television on January 4, 2004 and starred Kate Nelligan, Cara Pifko, and Nicholas Campbell. The ...
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Plot: immigrants, racism, rebellion, life is a bitch, society, politics, legal, family relations, state affairs, political unrest, refugee, illegal immigrant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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The Split (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Defoes, a family of female divorce lawyers, are forced to face their past following the return of their estranged father after a 30 year absence.
Style: psychological, sentimental, realistic, captivating
Plot: divorce lawyer, family relations, family business, law firm, estranged father, female lawyer, past, father son reunion, society, couples, marriage, divorce
Time: 21st century
Place: england, london
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Brave New World (2020)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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Story: In a utopia whose perfection hinges upon control of monogamy and privacy, members of the collective begin to question the rules, putting their regimented society on a collision course with forbidden love and revolution.
Style: futuristic, surprise ending, thought provoking, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: future dystopia, life is a bitch, utopia, distopia, dystopic future, genetic engineering, society, politics, satire, technology, social differences, totalitarianism ...
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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, captivating ...
Plot: politics, president, family relations, reporter, divorce, white house, private vs public, state affairs, media, parents and children, government official, female politician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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From There to Here (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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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 ...
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Place: england, manchester
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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, childbirth, village, family, shell shock
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Place: england
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The L Word: Generation Q (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: In this sequel to The L Word, we continue to follow the intermingled lives of Bette Porter, Alice Pieszecki and Shane McCutcheon, along with a new generation of diverse, self-possessed LGBTQIA+ characters experiencing love, heartbreak, sex, setbacks ...
Style: romantic, sexy, touching, sincere, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
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Games People Play (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Style: disturbing, sincere, psychological, captivating
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The Wingless Bird (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, touching, captivating
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Mama Flora's Family (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Duration: 185 min.
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Rich Man, Poor Man (1976)
Genre: Drama
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Fear the Walking Dead (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
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Audience: boys' night
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Duration: 60 min.
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Commander in Chief (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Commander in Chief is an American drama television series that focused on the fictional administration and family of Mackenzie Allen, the first female President of the United States, who ascends to the post from the Vice Presidency after the death ...
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Story: Outcasts is a 2011 British television science-fiction drama serial, starring Liam Cunningham, Hermione Norris, Amy Manson, Daniel Mays, Jamie Bamber, Eric Mabius and Ashley Walters. It originally aired on BBC One, and BBC HD. It was broadcast in the ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, contemplative, captivating, psychological ...
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Crematorium (2011)
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 60 min.
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Freedom (2000)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Freedom is a short-lived 2000 American science fiction television show on the UPN network. There were 12 episodes filmed but only 7 were aired in the US. Some episodes were further aired internationally, and the full series is still occasionally ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, futuristic, bleak
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 302 min.
TV show
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The Last Train (1999)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
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Duration: 54 min.
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Story: The Last Train is a British six-part post-apocalyptic television drama serial first broadcast on the ITV network in 1999. It has since been repeated on ITV2 in 1999/2001 and on numerous occasions on the UK Sci-Fi Channel. The serial was written by ...
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