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Why Women Kill (2019)
 8.4
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Why Women Kill (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Three women living in three different decades: a housewife in the '60s, a socialite in the '80s and a lawyer in 2018, deal with infidelity in their marriages.
Style: captivating, witty, atmospheric, erotic, entertaining, humorous, light, psycho sexual, ironic
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: marriage, housewife, crumbling marriage, open marriage, extramarital affair, jealousy, women, male female relationship, female protagonist, strong female lead, family in crisis, society, adultery, older woman younger man relationship, marriage crisis, up and down relationship, closeted homosexual, character change, interracial couple, changing lives, betrayal, older woman younger man, older woman younger man sex, bisexual woman, troubled marriage ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 1960s, 1940s, 2010s
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, realistic, humorous and semi serious films and TV series with plots about family relations, female protagonist, husband wife relationship, marriage, crimes, friendship and adultery mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Why Women Kill: Desperate Housewives (2004), Devious Maids (2013), Big Little Lies (2017), Good Girls (2018), The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Desperate Housewives (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Desperate Housewives is an American television comedy-drama-mystery series created by Marc Cherry and produced by ABC Studios and Cherry Productions. It aired Sundays at 9 P.M. Eastern/8 P.M. Central, on ABC from October 3, 2004, until May 13, 2012. ...
Style: witty, twists and turns, stylized, cynical, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: housewife, suburban life, female friendship, infidelity, family life, neighbor, social relations, family relations, couple relations, friendship, lifestyle, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
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97%
 7.8
 23K
Devious Maids (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The series centers on four Latina maids working in the homes of Beverly Hills’ wealthiest and most powerful families, and a newcomer who made it personal after a maid was murdered and determined to uncover the truth behind her demise, and in the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, enigmatic, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: maid, secrets, female friendship, secret, couple relations, murder, female protagonist, deception, latinx lead, betrayal, love, workplace ...
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 8.5
 168K
Big Little Lies (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Subversive, darkly comedic drama Big Little Lies tells the tale of three mothers of first graders whose apparently perfect lives unravel to the point of murder.
Style: surprise ending, disturbing, enigmatic, twists and turns
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: domestic violence, female friendship, family life, housewife, murder mystery, murder, marriage, intrigue, crumbling marriage, rape, gossip and rumors, adultery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 39K
Good Girls (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Three "good girl" suburban wives and mothers suddenly find themselves in desperate circumstances and decide to stop playing it safe and risk everything to take their power back.
Style: ironic, funny, feel good, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: female friendship, housewife, family relations, money laundering, female protagonist, netflix, criminal, convenience store robbery, love hate relationship, crimes, husband wife relationship, cons and scams ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: It’s 1958 Manhattan and Miriam “Midge” Maisel has everything she’s ever wanted - the perfect husband, kids, and Upper West Side apartment. But when her life suddenly takes a turn and Midge must start over, she discovers a previously unknown ...
Style: witty, feel good, captivating, atmospheric, uplifting
Plot: female protagonist, divorce, jewish family, comedian, career, husband wife relationship, judaism, stand up comedian, breakup, jewish, fashion, single mother ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 8.0
 62K
Dead to Me (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A hotheaded widow searching for the hit-and-run driver who mowed down her husband befriends an eccentric optimist who isn't quite what she seems.
Style: captivating, disturbing, semi serious, emotional, witty
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: death of husband, crimes, female friendship, crime, dishonesty, guilty conscience, family secrets, cheating girlfriend, family secret, widow, social worker, depression ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 104K
Weeds (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Weeds is an American dark comedy-drama series created by Jenji Kohan. The central character is Nancy Botwin, a widowed mother of two boys who begins selling cannabis to support her family after her husband dies suddenly of a heart attack. Over the ...
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: marijuana, dysfunctional family, drug dealer, drug dealing, stoners, family life, single mother, suburbs, profanity, eccentric family, single parent, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
L.A.'s Finest (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Syd Burnett has left her complicated past behind to become an LAPD detective. Paired with a new partner, Nancy McKenna, a working mom with an equally complex past, Syd is pushed to examine whether her unapologetic lifestyle might be masking a ...
Style: entertaining, feel good, suspense, humorous, light
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: police investigation, female police officer, partners against crime, sex, policewoman, violence, betrayal, police, fighting crime, friendship, danger, murder ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.6
 217K
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, captivating, serious, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Cashmere Mafia (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cashmere Mafia is an American television comedy-drama which ran on ABC from January 6, 2008 to February 20, 2008. The series was created by Kevin Wade, who also served as executive producer alongside Darren Star, Gail Katz, Jeff Rake and Michael ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexy, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ambitious woman, relationship vs career, friendship, lifestyle, love and romance, workplace, workplace situations, couple relations, best friends, gender, ambition, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
The Killing of Two Lovers (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: David desperately tries to keep his family of six together during a separation from his wife. They both agree to see other people but David struggles to grapple with his wife’s new relationship.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, suspense, psychological, disturbing
Plot: husband wife relationship, family relations, male female relationship, parents, family problems, crumbling marriage, moral ambiguity, open relationship, relationship problems, marital problem, marriage crisis, unhappy marriage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.8
 62K
iZombie (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A medical student who becomes a zombie joins a Coroner's Office in order to gain access to the brains she must reluctantly eat so that she can maintain her humanity. But every brain she eats, she also inherits their memories and must now solve ...
Style: suspenseful, witty, semi serious, cynical, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female protagonist, zombie, supernatural ability, hidden identity, morgue, partners against crime, supernatural, murder, police investigation, law enforcement, fighting crime, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 7K
Divorce (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A couple goes through a long, drawn-out divorce.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental, captivating
Plot: divorce, husband wife relationship, relationships, male female relationship, crumbling marriage, marriage crisis, marital separation, love and romance, family problems, starting over, couple relations, dysfunctional marriage ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.7
 125K
Six Feet Under (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: A darkly comic look at members of a dysfunctional L.A. family that run a funeral business.  When death is your business, what is your life? For the Fisher family, the world outside of their family-owned funeral home continues to be at least as ...
Style: psychological, emotional, contemplative, tense, surreal ...
Plot: dark humor, gay, gays and lesbians, death, family business, dysfunctional family, funeral home, dealing with death, hopes, self discovery, life changing experience, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 4K
Satisfaction (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A provocative drama that explores modern marriage at its midpoint. Through the lens of one couple, Neil Truman and his wife, Grace, this series answers the question, “What do you do when having it all is not enough?” by delving into their ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, marriage, crumbling marriage, family problems, adultery, couple relations, dishonesty, infidelity, dysfunctional marriage, under the surface, male escort, casual sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.0
 21K
The Women (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story centers on a group of gossipy, high-society women who spend their days at the beauty salon and haunting fashion shows. The sweet, happily-wedded Mary Haines finds her marriage in trouble when shop girl Crystal Allen gets her hooks into ...
Style: witty, humorous, entertaining, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: female friendship, betrayal, friendship, infidelity, family problems, divorce, society, friendship between women, mother daughter relationship, women, beauty salon, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, united states, connecticut, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
 7.5
 961
Candice Renoir (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Candice Renoir had put her career on standby for 10 years. When she returns from Singapore to resume service in a port town in the south of France, she feels a bit “rusty”. Despite the obvious defiance of her unit and a cynical superior who ...
Style: captivating, realistic, suspenseful, feel good, witty ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: crime, female detective, policewoman, police investigation, workplace situations, police detective, law enforcement, family relations, crimes, police, workplace, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.4
 714
Perfect Life (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: After getting dumped by her long-term boyfriend and pregnant by a one-night stand, María’s meticulous life plan begins to slip into disarray – but her sister Esther and best friend Cristina are determined to see her through.
Style: captivating
Plot: female protagonist, female friendship, sexually dissatisfied wife, female sexuality, extramarital affair, crisis, lesbian, male female relationship, escapades, relationships, life, adultery ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.4
 1K
Big Shots (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Four friends are at the top of their game...until the women in their lives enter the room. Lines between boardroom and bedroom blur when these competitive but dysfunctional CEOs take refuge in their friendship, discussing business, confiding ...
Style: realistic, light, captivating, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, ceo, workplace intrigue, boss, buddies, corporate world, workplace, mistress, power relations, success, business ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Diary of a Mad Housewife (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tina Balser is a bored New York housewife-mother married to Jonathan, a pompous, social-climbing lawyer who ridicules her in front of their children, criticizing everything she does or wears. She begins an affair with George Prager, a dashing, ...
Style: suspense, humorous, witty, clever, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, mental illness, satire, adultery, housewife, marital problem, love affair, family in crisis, destructive relationship, couple relations, midlife crisis ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.4
 44K
Boston Legal (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Boston Legal is an American legal dramedy created by David E. Kelley and produced in association with 20th Century Fox Television for ABC. The series aired from October 3, 2004, to December 8, 2008. Boston Legal is a spin-off of long-running Kelley ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, contemplative, thought provoking ...
Plot: hotshot lawyer, courtroom drama, law firm, lawyer, ethics, partners, legal, civil rights, idealism, workplace, society, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.6
 3K
Swingtown (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: This period and relationship drama takes viewers back to the 1970s for a look at suburban households testing the murky waters of sexual revolution following swingers throughout open marriages, "key parties" and other swingers extravaganzas.
Style: realistic, sexy, stylized, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: swinger, mate swapping, wife swapping, swingers, family relations, couples, suburbs, sexually liberated, neighbor, swinger couple, open marriage, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, year 1976, 20th century
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.2
 134
Refuge (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The shimmering New Mexico sun bleaches the earth and reflects off towering thunderheads. From inside an RV nestled among the desert brush just off a barely-paved road, the middle-of-nowhere silence is broken by one quick and alarming gunshot. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: on the road, desert, crimes, on the run, spouse killer, dark humor, disorder, road trip, revenge, female protagonist, fall in love, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.8
 8K
The Riches (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A family of crooks assume the identity of an upper-middle-class suburban clan in the Deep South.
Style: disturbing, captivating, light, humorous, clever ...
Plot: cheating, impersonating, secret, double life, starting over, parents and children, deception, neighbor, dishonesty, lifestyle, impostor, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Terms of Endearment (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Aurora and Emma are mother and daughter who march to different drummers. Beginning with Emma's marriage, Aurora shows how difficult and loving she can be. The movie covers several years of their lives as each finds different reasons to go on ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, cancer, astronaut, terminal illness, family relations, loss of daughter, opposites attract, single mother, bittersweet, understanding, acceptance, family problems ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 50s, 60s, 40s ...
Place: texas, new york, usa, louisiana, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 16K
Body of Proof (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Body of Proof is an American medical drama television series that ran on ABC from March 29, 2011 to May 28, 2013 and starred Dana Delany as medical examiner Dr. Megan Hunt. The series was created by Chris Murphey and produced by ABC Studios. The ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: forensics, who done it, investigation, law enforcement, unconventional method, bodies, murder investigation, talented, female protagonist, medical, medical examiner, ambitious ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.5
 7K
In the Dark (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Murphy is a flawed and irreverent woman who just happens to be blind and is the only “witness” to the murder of her drug-dealing friend, Tyson. When the police dismiss her story, she sets out with her dog, Pretzel, to find the killer while also ...
Style: captivating, intense, humorous, colourful
Plot: blindness, police investigation, romance, family, friendship, drugs, death of friend, crime, animal, crimes, relationships, female protagonist ...
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.0
 657
Black Rose (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: A married women has to fight for the things she lost because of the revealed secrets of her husband.
Style: captivating
Plot: marital problem, family problems, husband wife relationship, relationship problems, relationships, family relations, deception, male female relationship, marriage, lie, troubled marriage, dysfunctional family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Righteous Gemstones (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 36 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a world-famous televangelist family with a history of deviance, greed and, yes, charitable work, all in the name of Jesus.
Style: semi serious, realistic, captivating, cynical
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: greed, family relations, charity, cover-up, religious fanaticism, parents and children, patriarch, society, secrets, religion, dark humor, evangelist ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Fall Into Temptation (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
TV show
Story: Raquel and Damián are happily married with two children. Destiny leads Damián to meet Carolina and feels an undeniable attraction towards her. Damián did not know that Carolina was already married to Santiago Álvarado, a construction architect ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: infidelity, car accident, husband wife relationship, relationships, couple relations, troubled marriage, mistress, unlikely partners, unfaithful husband, adulterous husband, adultery, love interest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%