Movies and TV shows like Chasing Life

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Chasing Life (2014)
 7.8
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Chasing Life (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: April is a smart aspiring journalist in her 20s who tries to balance her ambitious career with her family, which includes her widowed mom, rebellious little sister, and her grandmother. We meet April at a pivotal moment in her life: she's landed a fantastic opportunity to impress her hard-nosed Boston newspaper editor and an office romance with her super-sexy co-worker Dominic is just beginning to blossom. In an unexpected twist of fate, April lands in the hospital where her estranged uncle George works as an oncologist, and she learns the devastating news that she has cancer. The series follows April through her journey in the face of this daunting revelation, during a time in her life when the challenges of finding love and success would be enough to keep any girl occupied. But April is determined to fight and refuses to give up her dreams and goals.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere
Audience: girls' night
Plot: journalist, terminal illness, treatment, cancer, fighting illness, life turned upside down, coping, life is a bitch, love and romance, family relations, career, ambitious, dying, workplace romance, boss and employee, workplace, workplace situations, health situation, widow widower, newspaper, disorder, unfulfillment, relationship vs career, twentysomething life, grandparent and grandchild ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts

Most similar movies to Chasing Life

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films and TV series with plots about love and romance, family relations, workplace situations, workplace, power relations, doctor and parents and children mostly in Drama, Romance and Family genres. Some movies like Chasing Life: Wildfire (2005), The Fault in Our Stars (2014), Grey's Anatomy (2005), ER (1994), Doc (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Wildfire (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Kris Furillo is given the opportunity to start a new life after serving time at a teen detention center. Her talent with horses is recognized by a volunteer and local trainer Pablo, who arranges a job for her at the Ritter's family run ranch, ...
Style: touching, uplifting, sincere, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: horse, horse ranch, lifestyle, starting over, against the odds, ambition, fall in love, friendship, coach, society, workplace, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
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100%
The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Amy and her friends at Grant High learn to define themselves while they navigate the perilous waters of contemporary adolescence. Between their love triangles, secrets, drama, accusations, gossip, confusion, and scandalous rumors, there's never ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, teen drama, teens
Plot: high school, teenage pregnancy, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, youth, coming of age, friendship, suburbs, teenager, introspection, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a patient named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, romantic, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, terminal illness, fall in love, cancer, teenage life, youth, teenager, first love, dealing with death, love and romance, coping, fighting illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 217K
Grey's Anatomy (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
Story: Follows the personal and professional lives of a group of doctors at Seattleā€™s Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: workplace romance, hospital, doctor, couple relations, doctors and patients, patient, colleague colleague relationship, surgery, intern, love and romance, workplace, medical student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 7.7
 47K
ER (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Explores the inner workings of an urban teaching hospital and the critical issues faced by the dedicated physicians and staff of its overburdened emergency room.
Style: sincere, emotional, realistic, serious, touching ...
Plot: doctor, hospital, doctors and patients, surgery, workplace situations, workplace romance, suffering, nurse, intern, emergency room, female doctor, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.2
 715
Doc (2001)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Doc is a medical drama/family drama with strong Christian undertones starring Billy Ray Cyrus as Dr. Clint "Doc" Cassidy, a Montana doctor who takes a job in a New York City medical clinic. It ran from March 11, 2001 to November 28, 2004 ...
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fish out of water, clinic, workplace, doctors and patients, romance, workplace situations, supportive coworker, medical profession, medical, hospital, power relations, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: montana, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Emily Owens M.D. (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Emily Owens, M.D. is an American medical drama television series created by Jennie Snyder Urman. It was picked up by The CW on May 11, 2012, It premiered on The CW on October 16, 2012, and aired on Tuesdays at 9:00 pm Eastern/8:00 pm Central. On ...
Style: realistic, feel good, light, entertaining, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: hospital, doctor, intern, lifestyle, workplace situations, workplace, doctors and patients, treatment, love and romance, workplace romance, staff, supportive coworker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Lincoln Heights (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Lincoln Heights is an American family drama television series about Eddie Sutton, a Mission Vista police officer who moves his family back to his old neighborhood, Lincoln Heights, to start a new life and to help out his old neighborhood. It is a ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere
Plot: african american, family relations, homecoming, workplace, family values, new job, love and romance, parents and children, siblings relations, marital problem, black family, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Strong Medicine (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The lives of staff in the womens' health clinic of a fictitious hospital in Philadelphia.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sincere, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, clinic, workplace situations, workplace, feminism, lifesaver, boss and employee, doctors and patients, lifestyle, family relations, reluctant partners, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.2
 57
Presidio Med (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Presidio Med is an American medical drama that aired on CBS from September 2002, to January 2003. The series centers on a San Francisco hospital. It was created by John Wells and Lydia Woodward, who also created ER.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, doctor, clinic, doctors and patients, public health, workplace, workplace romance, love affair, relationship vs career, love and romance, power relations, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.1
 32K
Now Is Good (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A girl dying of leukemia compiles a list of things she'd like to do before passing away. Topping the list is her desire to lose her virginity.
Style: emotional, heartbreaking, sad, serious, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, fighting illness, cancer, teenage love, youth, teenager, dying, love and romance, last wish, first sex, virginity, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Being Mary Jane (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Mary Jane Paul is a one-woman-show: a successful TV news anchor, and an entirely self-sufficient powerhouse who remains devoted to a family that doesn't share her motivation. Intense drama and unforgettable moments unfold as Mary Jane juggles ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: relationship vs career, ambition, workplace, family values, producer, family relations, workplace situations, female protagonist, television, anchor, tv news, african american woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Private Practice (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Having left behind Seattle Grace Hospital, renowned surgeon Addison Forbes Montgomery moves to Los Angeles for sunnier weather and happier possibilities. She reunites with her friends from medical school, joining them at their chic, co-op, Oceanside ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: doctor, psychiatrist, friendship, hospital, workplace, responsibility, surgery, romance, power relations, workplace situations, lovers, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
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Cedar Cove (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Judge Olivia Lockhart is considered the community's guiding light in the picturesque, coastal town of Cedar Cove, Washington. But like everyone else, Olivia fights the uphill battle of balancing career with family and finding love, all the ...
Style: sentimental, serious, sincere, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: small town, relationship vs career, looking for love, family relations, love and romance, parents and children, rivalry, loss of son, couple relations, legal, courtroom, wooing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 542
Windfall (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Windfall is a serial drama television series about a group of people in an unnamed small city who win almost $400,000,000 in a lottvery.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, captivating
Plot: lottery, couple relations, family relations, marital problem, disorder, single parent, teenage life, love and romance, youth, couples, life turned upside down, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.8
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Doctors (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Set in the fictional Midlands town of Letherbridge, defined as being close to the city of Birmingham, this soap opera follows the staff and families of a doctor's surgery.
Style: captivating, touching, serious, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: doctor, workplace, workplace situations, clinic, doctors and patients, terminal illness, couple relations, love affair, couples, supportive coworker, social relations, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Switched at Birth (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The story of two teenage girls who discover they were accidentally switched as newborns in the hospital. Bay Kennish grew up in a wealthy family with two parents and a brother, while Daphne Vasquez, who lost her hearing at an early age due to a case ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: teen drama, family outing
Plot: sign language, teenage life, parents and children, best friends, family life, mute or deaf, relatives, friendship, deaf, family relations, student, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 3K
Hawthorne (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Hawthorne is an hour-long medical drama on the TNT television network starring Jada Pinkett Smith and Michael Vartan. It premiered on June 16, 2009. On Thursday, September 16, 2010, it was announced that Hawthorne has been renewed for a third and ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, serious, sincere
Plot: hospital, nurse, workplace, doctors and patients, family relations, workplace situations, single parent, friendship, coworker relationship, african american woman, nurse patient relationship, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman discovers the truth about her former lover from the diary that his first wife wrote to their son, Nicholas.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, touching, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, terminal illness, tragic love, family relations, couples, looking for love, love and romance, fall in love, baby born, diary, lifestyle, writer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Night Shift (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: The stories of the men and women who work the overnight shift at San Antonio Memorial Hospital. They are an irreverent and special breed, particularly adrenaline junkie T.C. Callahan.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, tense
Plot: surgery, doctor, emergency room, hospital, boss and employee, workplace, doctors and patients, power relations, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, intern, patient ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.2
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Remedy (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Griffin Conner, a med-school dropout having left in a haze of disgrace, is forced to return to Bethune General Hospital as its newest orderly and work alongside his family.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: hospital, workplace, favoritism among siblings, workplace situations, family relations, college dropout, starting over, one more chance, power relations, chief of staff, hopes, lifesaver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Everyday People (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The closing of a local restaurant concerns a number of employees who've dedicated their lives to the eatery
Style: touching, serious, sincere, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: workplace romance, restaurant, workplace, fighting the system, social differences, working class, love and romance, hopes, boss and employee, workplace situations, power relations, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.5
 5K
The Waltons (1971)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Waltons is an American television series created by Earl Hamner, Jr., based on his book Spencer's Mountain, and a 1963 film of the same name. The show is centered on a family in a rural Virginia community during the Great Depression and ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, sincere, touching, serious
Plot: americana, great depression, lifestyle, family life, family relations, fighting illness, isolation, thanksgiving, human nature, aging, siblings relations, parents and children ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Meet My Valentine (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Tom learns that he has terminal brain cancer, he decides to find a replacement husband for his wife and a father to his daughter, before it is too late. Unbeknownst to his wife Valentine, Tom sets up an on-line dating profile for her, and ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love, cancer, wife, daughter, family relations, couples, terminal illness, fall in love, parents and children, life is a bitch, cooking, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
My Life Without Me (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Pedro Almodovar production in which a fatally ill mother with only two months to live creates a list of things she wants to do before she dies with out telling her family of her illness.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, sincere, sad ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, infidelity, dealing with death, parents and children, couple relations, introspection, unfulfillment, farewell, secret love, responsibility, life is a bitch, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 38K
Ugly Betty (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Smart but wholesome Betty embraces her unique appearance and independent attitude in the cutthroat world of New York fashion. With the help of her proud yet far-from-glamorous family from Queens, Betty will continue to have big dreams and deal with ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fashion, workplace, boss and employee, power relations, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, couples, model, fish out of water, obnoxious boss, workplace romance, fashion model ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.6
 3K
Queen Sugar (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The series follows the life of two sisters, Nova Bordelon and Charley Bordelon, who, with her teenage son Micah moves to the heart of Louisiana to claim an inheritance from her recently departed father - an 800-acre sugarcane farm.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, sentimental
Plot: family drama, farm, sugarcane, life turned upside down, power relations, family relations, parents and children, single parent, social relations, society, interracial relations, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.5
 1K
Miss Match (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Miss Match is a 2003 American television series created by Jeff Rake and Darren Star and produced by Twentieth Century Fox, Darren Star Productions and Imagine Entertainment. It aired in the U.S. on NBC, Australia on Network Seven, Arena and FOX8, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: matchmaking, workplace romance, looking for love, couples, romance, workplace situations, lifestyle, workplace, family relations, parents and children, lawyer, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Tide of Life (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Tide of Life follows the fortunes of young housekeeper, Emily Kennedy, as she learns about relationships with three very different men. Forced from home of her first employer, Sep McGilby after his plans to marry her come to tragic end, Emily finds ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional
Plot: power relations, family relations, life turned upside down, society, gender, farm, estate, innocence lost, boss and employee, romance, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, edwardian era, 1900s
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
 2K
Providence (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Providence is an American television drama series that aired on NBC starring Melina Kanakaredes. The show ran for five seasons from January 8, 1999 until December 20, 2002.
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: family life, family problems, siblings relations, parents and children, love and romance, living with parents, homecoming, looking for love, small town life, family relations, hometown, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s ...
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%