Movies and TV shows like South Beach

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South Beach (2006)
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South Beach (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Leaving their troubles in Brooklyn behind, best friends Matt and Vincent head to Miami for adventure, hoping to find Matt's old flame, up-and-coming fashion model Arielle. Diving into the glamorous local scene at the Hotel Soleil's hip club Nocturnal, they uncovers the dangerous and possibly seedy underbelly of South Beach.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, captivating, humorous, sexual, sexy, semi serious
Plot: hotel, looking for love, fish out of water, crimes, fashion, best friends, model, gambling, love and romance, dishonesty, buddies, rich, gangsters, hitman, friends, unlikely partners, working class, down on your luck, young adult
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, florida, usa

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Most similar movies to South Beach

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and humorous films and TV series with plots about friends, love and romance, crimes, friendship, youth, dishonesty and family relations mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like South Beach: Desire (2006), The Beautiful Life: TBL (2009), Savannah (1996), The Outs (2012), Models Inc. (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Desire (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 3900 min.
TV show
Story: On the run from a New Jersey crime family, two brothers wend their way to Los Angeles, where they make their dream of owning a restaurant a reality. But their life in hiding life becomes complicated when their lives are torn apart by their love for ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, sincere, contemplative
Plot: love and romance, siblings relations, family relations, fall in love, love triangle, crimes, twins, gangsters, family business, on the run, restaurant, disney ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Beautiful Life: TBL (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The daily lives of young models living together in a models' residence in New York, while struggling to deal with the cutthroat competition and fleeting fame of the fashion world.
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, captivating, contemplative
Audience: teens
Plot: model, desire for fame, rise to the top, lifestyle, ambition, teenage life, intrigue, haunted by the past, teaching the ways of the world, dishonesty, rivalry, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Savannah (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Savannah is an American prime time television drama that ran from January 21, 1996 to February 24, 1997 on The WB. It was created by Constance M. Burge and produced by Aaron Spelling.
Style: captivating, serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: best friends, thirtysomething life, couples, investigation, single parent, city life, dull life, rich and poor, crimes, friends, urban, social differences ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, georgia, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 8.3
 566
The Outs (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A web series centered around a broken couple, Jack and Mitchell. It depicts the events before, during, and after the break-up. An interesting turn of events follows in this romantic drama portrayed in a non-linear fashion.
Style: semi serious, witty, realistic, emotional, talky ...
Plot: gay, friendship, social awkwardness, best friends, love and romance, looking for love, hookup, lgbt, affair, city life, gender, gay relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Models Inc. (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Models Inc. is an American prime time soap opera that aired on the Fox television network during the 1994-1995 television season. It is the third series in the Beverly Hills, 90210 franchise. The series was created by Charles Pratt, Jr. and Frank ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, emotional, humorous, sitcom
Plot: model, modeling, uninhibited rivalry, intrigue, workplace, blind ambition, workplace situations, crimes, manipulation, dishonesty, rivalry, amateur detective ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Underemployed (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Five friends learn to deal with the harsh realities of life after college.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: college graduate, friends, youth, best friends, friendship, unfulfillment, lifestyle, society, workplace, living together, twentysomething life, petty job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Lucky (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Lucky is an American dark comedy television series which ran for one season on FX Networks in 2003. The show starred John Corbett as Michael "Lucky" Linkletter, a professional poker player and gambling addict. The series was created by ...
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic, witty
Plot: cons and scams, addiction, ambition, crimes, dishonesty, buddies, mind game, best friends, rivalry, gambling, cards, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.1
 765
East Los High (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: East Los High is not your typical high school. Dance, sex, romance, and mystery are at the heart of this inner city school in East LA where two teenage cousins—Jessie, a 16-year-old virgin and Maya, a troubled runaway with a violent past —fall ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, exciting, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love and romance, teenage love, infidelity, teenage life, coming of age, dishonesty, social relations, friends, high school, vengeance, urban, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Single Ladies (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Single Ladies is an American comedy-drama television series on VH1 that debuted on May 30, 2011, as a two-hour television film. Created by Stacy A. Littlejohn and produced by Queen Latifah's Flavor Unit Entertainment, the series chronicles the ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, friendship, fashion, looking for love, couple relations, lifestyle, love triangle, society, social differences, couples, strong female presence, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Red Zone (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mac and his high school gangster buddies try to take over the world of sports betting in a city filled with crime, prostitution and gambling. When the Mafia gets involved, they do whatever it takes to keep these tough young-bloods off their turf.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: gambling, casino, high school, gangsters, crimes, ambition, sport team, buddies, football, friendship, rivalry, mafia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Recovery Road (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Maddie is a teenage girl dealing with addiction who has a reputation as a party girl who doesn’t think she has a problem, until she’s confronted one day by her school guidance counselor and is forced to choose between expulsion and rehab. Maddie ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, sentimental
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: high school life, addiction, youth, best friends, hopes, alcohol, life is a bitch, rehabilitation, teenage life, drug abuse, recovery, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Reckless (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A gorgeous Yankee litigator and a charming southern attorney must hide their intense mutual attraction as a police sex scandal threatens to tear the city of Charleston, S.C. apart.  
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: hotshot lawyer, courtroom, opposites attract, legal, crimes, courtroom drama, lawyers and clients, lawyer, love and romance, dishonesty, friends, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
An American in Hollywood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A talented young filmmaker from New York sets off to Los Angeles in pursuit of the Hollywood dream, only to discover through his relationship with a beautiful feisty young actress, that Hollywood is not all that it seems.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sincere, captivating, humorous
Plot: fall in love, ambition, follow your dream, hopes, love and romance, showbiz, buddies, filmmaking, hollywood, friends, artists and showbiz
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Blue (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Blue is a mother with a secret life. She'll do anything to keep it from her son. But her past has other plans.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: single parent, parents and children, double life, family relations, protecting from truth, sexuality, financial problem, society, haunted by the past, family problems, prostitute, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Stick Up Kids (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: People always told Santos he was something special. His Uncle told him to get a skill, so he became a hustler and with his three,they became "The Stick Up Kids" Harlem would never be the same. They thought they had it all... Money, cars, ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, gang, urban ghetto life, friends, criminal's revenge, buddies, crimes, cons and scams, dishonesty, society, sexual content, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, harlem, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Summerland (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Summerland is an American drama television series created by Stephen Tolkin and Lori Loughlin. It is centered on a clothing designer in her 30s, Ava Gregory, raising her niece and nephews after their parents die in a tragic accident. They live in ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, emotional, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: surfing, death of parent, loss of parent, family relations, love and romance, siblings relations, teenage life, beach, parents and children, family problems, life turned upside down, marijuana ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.2
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Karen Sisco (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As a U.S. Deputy Marshal, based on Miami, Florida's Gold Coast, Karen must deal with the underbelly of South Beach nightlife and Palm Beach high life while tracking down fugitives. She also struggles to win the respect of her fellow officers. ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, workplace, crimes, boss and employee, track down, parents and children, love and romance, chases and races, superior, power relations, fugitives, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Cherry. (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Brian Cherry, a sweet, sensitive young Los Angeleno, falls for the beautiful, electric, and damaged Jules, she turns his ideas about women and sex upside-down. Slowly, he is drawn into a twisted love-triangle that includes Jules and his best ...
Style: realistic, sexy, captivating, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: romance, love triangle, fall in love, couples, best friends, love, friendship, escapades, youth, revenge, love and romance, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Young Americans (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Young Americans is an American television drama created by Steven Antin. The show debuted on July 12, 2000 on The WB network as a summer replacement for, and spin-off from, another Columbia TriStar Television production, Dawson's Creek. The ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: cross dressing, teenage life, teenage love, fall in love, buddies, love and romance, coming of age, school, lifestyle, boarding school, cheating, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, maryland, baltimore
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46%
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Land of Honor (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set on horse ranches around Houston, Texas, this Spanish-language telenovela covers the three Gallardo brothers' search for vengeance against the wealthy del Junco family, following the mysterious death of their rodeo-riding sister. The ...
Style: emotional, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: romance, fall in love, vengeance, rivalry, intrigue, uncover truth, wooing, family relations, love and romance, friendship, forbidden love, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.6
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One Bad Choice (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: How one bad decision can change where your life goes.
Style: emotional, realistic, captivating, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: life turned upside down, redemption, hopes, unlikely criminals, haunted by the past, crimes, juvenile delinquent, reenactment, bug, life, teenager
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: investigation, uncover truth, amateur detective, mysterious place, dishonesty, crimes, youth, family relations, cold war, society, small town, conspiracy ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.6
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Buddy Faro (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Buddy Faro was the best private detective in the business, until he disappeared in 1978 after a case went bad. Twenty years later, he's brought back to Los Angeles by private detective Bob Jones and they reopen Buddy Faro Investigations.
Style: semi serious, clever, stylized, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, partners, disorder, mystery, crime, friends, misfit, buddies, fish out of water, crimes, detective agency ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Hollywood Heights (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Loren (Brittany Underwood) a smart, shy and independent high school senior who has ambitions of being a songwriter, secretly sends her song lyrics to her celebrity crush, rock superstar Eddie Duran (Cody Longo). Loren's wildest dreams come true ...
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cinderella story, musician, follow your dream, fame, star, ambition, audition, best friends, youth, talented, fall in love, backstage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Class of '96 (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Class of '96 is an American drama series that aired on Fox from January to May 1993. The series was created by John Romano and filmed mostly at the University of Toronto.
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: college life, university, bittersweet, disorder, friends, college graduate, social relations, fish out of water, friendship, student life, teachers and students, college ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
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The Slap (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A family drama that explodes from one small incident where a man slaps another couple's misbehaving child. This seemingly minor domestic dispute pulls the family apart, exposes long-held secrets, and ignites a lawsuit that challenges the core ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, psychological, captivating
Plot: family problems, couples, family relations, domestic violence, friendship, infidelity, suburbs, parents and children, family in crisis, friends, couple relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Venice the Series (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: Venice: The Series is a web series co-produced by and starring American actress Crystal Chappell, and is inspired in part by the "Otalia" storyline on the daytime drama Guiding Light. The series has been broadcast since 2009, and is ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbianism, family relations, love and romance, gender, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, strong female presence, designer, parents and children, family life, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Second Chance (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ethan Jenkins (Michael W. Smith) and Jake Sanders (introducing Jeff Obafemi Carr) are both passionate pastors who worship the same God from the same book--but that's where the similarity ends. When they are suddenly thrown together in a tough ...
Style: christian film, serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: fish out of water, clergy, suburban life, crimes, city life, buddies, rich and poor, gang, life is a bitch, disorder, suburbs, power relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Life on Top (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Based on a novel by Clara Darling, about a college grad who heads to a big city looking for work and discovers her older sister, who's been living there for years, is a model.
Style: humorous, captivating, emotional, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, city life, fashion, college graduate, couples, family relations, looking for love, lifestyle, sexual relations, model, love and romance, fashion model ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Whatever This Is. (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Whatever this is. follows Sam (Hunter Canning) and Ari (Dylan Marron), two production assistants in New York, as well as Sam's girlfriend Lisa (Madeline Wise), a teacher without pay for the summer. Sam and Ari are scraping by working low paying ...
Style: humorous, sincere, suspense, biting, realistic ...
Plot: friends, buddies, media, twentysomething life, workplace situations, tv show, profanity, petty job, obnoxious boss, workplace, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%