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Pedro el escamoso (2001)
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Pedro el escamoso (2001)
Original name: Pedro El Escamoso
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Pedro el escamoso is a popular telenovela filmed in Colombia and produced by the Colombian network, Caracol TV. This novela is about a cheesy but charming macho man who lives in a small town in Colombia. He moves to the city to find his fortune and encounters a series of events and people that change his life dramatically. Pedro is the epitome of a man who can get all the women he wants, but can't get the one he loves.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good
Plot: love triangle, workplace romance, fish out of water, changing lives, romance, womanizer, fall in love, workplace intrigue, boss and employee, disorder, rivalry, workplace, eccentric family, family relations, misfit, wooing, love and romance, power relations, unrequited love, driver, long hair
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and captivating films and TV series with plots about love and romance, workplace, romance, family relations, fall in love, workplace situations and couples mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Pedro el escamoso: Porque el amor manda (2012), The Impostor (2014), I Am Betty, the Ugly Girl (1999), The Prettiest Ugly Girl (2006), Rosario Tijeras (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Porque el amor manda (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Porque el Amor Manda is a 2012 Mexican telenovela produced by Juan Osorio for Televisa. It is a remake of the Colombian telenovela El secretario, produced by Juan Andrés Flórez in 2011. Fernando Colunga and Blanca Soto star as the protagonists ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic, light ...
Plot: fish out of water, romance, love and romance, power relations, fall in love, unlikely couple, top executive, couples, workplace romance, unsupportive coworkers, disorder, workplace intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico
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The Impostor (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
TV show
Story: La Impostora, is a Spanish-language telenovela presumably to be produced by United States-based television network Telemundo Studios, Miami.
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: workplace intrigue, rivalry, hidden identity, boss and employee, romance, dishonesty, fall in love, family relations, uncover truth, family business, power relations, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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I Am Betty, the Ugly Girl (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Colombia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Yo soy Betty, la fea is a telenovela filmed in Colombia, written by Fernando Gaitán and produced from October 25, 1999 to May 8, 2001 by the Colombian network RCN. More than a dozen versions of the telenovela have been made in other countries. In ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: boss and employee, model, womanizer, workplace romance, fashion, ambition, love and romance, workplace situations, workplace, new job, workplace intrigue, obnoxious boss ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
Place: colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Prettiest Ugly Girl (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: La Fea Más Bella is a Mexican telenovela produced by Televisa. It is the second Mexican version of the popular Colombian telenovela: Betty la fea. La Fea más Bella stars popular actress/singer/comedian Angélica Vale and actor/singer Jaime Camil, ...
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Rosario Tijeras (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia
TV show
Story: Rosario is a teenage schoolgirl who lives in a tough Latin neighborhood filled with challenges. Having poverty all around, she faces difficult situations from family, school, rich friends vs. poor friends, and the element of drug cartel activity ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, emotional, tense, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, romance, crimes, fall in love, tragic love, rivalry, life is a bitch, vengeance, couples, drug smuggling, drug cartel, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, China
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When ambitious New York attorney Sam is sent to Shanghai on assignment, he immediately stumbles into a legal mess that could end his career. With the help of a beautiful relocation specialist, a well-connected old-timer, a clever journalist, and a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
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Triumph in the Skies (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating, feel good
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Deep End (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Deep End is an American television series created by David Hemingson and produced by 20th Century Fox Television for the ABC television network. Starring Mehcad Brooks, Matt Long, Tina Majorino, Clancy Brown, and Billy Zane, the show follows ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Land of Honor (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, witty ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 150 min.
TV show
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Duration: 60 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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33%
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29%
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29%
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Duration: 92 min.
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29%
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Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
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Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
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27%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Night Shift (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 28 min.
TV show
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