Movies and TV shows like Capital City

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Capital City (1989)
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Capital City (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Capital City was a television show produced by Euston Films which focused on the lives of investment bankers in London living and working on the corporate trading floor for the fictional international bank Shane-Longman. Despite its short run in the UK, it was rebroadcast on UKTV Gold as well as a handful of PBS stations in the United States and starred a number of now well known faces. The music for the series was composed by the Colin Towns and enjoyed some success in its own right.
Plot: stock market, bank, stock broker, business and finance, reality, office, city, banker, capitalist, british, merchant, yuppie, english, investment banker
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: england, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and stylized films and TV series with plots about society, power relations, love and romance, family relations, workplace situations, couples and workplace mostly in Drama, Crime and Comedy genres. Some movies like Capital City: Dealers (1989), Karaoke (1996), Shoestring (1979), Berkeley Square (1998), White Heat (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dealers (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The London branch of Whitney Paine, a major American investment bank, is in the midst of a crisis; after the loss of $100 million, one of their leading traders, Tony Eisner commits suicide by putting a slug through his head while seated at his place ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: bank, money, banker, boss and employee, workplace romance, fall in love, contests and competitions, crimes, love and romance, rivalry, workplace, opposites attract ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, europe, england
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95%
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Karaoke (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Obsessive, self-destructive London television scriptwriter Daniel Feeld finds his health failing while involved with the post-production on his new TV drama, "Karaoke." A hard-drinking heavy smoker, Feeld is in much physical pain as he ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: terminal illness, bar, showbiz, obnoxious boss, artists and showbiz, writer's life, playwright, paranoia, karaoke, sex from behind, screenwriter, karaoke bar ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.4
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Shoestring (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Shoestring was a BBC television show set in Bristol. It featured a private detective with his own show on Radio West, the local radio station. The programme ran between 30 September 1979 and 21 December 1980, in two series with 21 one hour-long ...
Plot: english, landlady, moustache, british, radio, radio station, private detective, computer expert, nervous breakdown, receptionist
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Berkeley Square (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Three young women from very different backgrounds meet, become friends and share experiences when they all gain positions as nannies in the wealthy households of London's exclusive Berkeley Square.
Style: touching, sentimental, clever, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nanny, butler, child abuse, bittersweet, friends, power relations, family relations, high society, social differences, friendship, love and romance, babies and infants ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, 90s, edwardian era
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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White Heat (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A story about a group of seven London-based students from 1965 to the present day.
Style: serious, stylized, captivating, realistic
Plot: society, love affair, social relations, lifestyle, destiny, love and romance, friendship, friends, group of friends, drug addict, flatmate, ethnic diversity ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 60s, 80s, 70s ...
Place: england, london, europe
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50%
A Dance to the Music of Time (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 416 min.
TV show
Story: Anthony Powell's 12 volume novel sequence "A Dance to the Music of Time" has been dramatised for television.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized
Plot: high society, couple relations, lifestyle, dishonesty, society, couples, social relations, power relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), rich and poor, social differences, world war two ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: england, europe, london
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49%
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This Life (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A group of aspiring young lawyers sharing a shabby house in London, charting their careers and personal lives.
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: gay slur, lawyer, couples, power relations, adulthood, lawyers and clients, eating disorder, irresponsible, direction and purpose, law firm, self fulfillment, heroin ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Smoke (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: An experienced fire fighter is badly injured and spends almost a year recovering at home. Now he returns to work, but is he as emotionally and physically sound as he thinks he is?
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, psychological, suspenseful ...
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Place: england, london
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All Passion Spent (1986)
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Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
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Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Our Mutual Friend (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 350 min.
TV show
Story: Intertwining tales of love, greed, and secret identities in Charles Dickens's 1860s London.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night
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Place: london, england, europe
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45%
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: McCallum is a British television series that was produced by STV Productions. Dr Iain McCallum was the original lead character, played by John Hannah. McCallum was a forensic pathologist who traveled by Triumph Motorcycle, and solved murders. The ...
Plot: scotsman, police procedural, pathologist, morgue, forensics, autopsy, police detective, pathology, crime investigation, corpse, british police, british
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: london, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Where the Heart Is is a British television family drama series set in the fictional Yorkshire town of Skelthwaite. First shown in 1997, it was created by Ashley Pharoah and Vicky Featherstone, and focuses on the professional and personal lives of ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
Plot: small town, family relations, nurse, workplace situations, small town life, strong female presence, workplace, love and romance, countryside, fictional city, factory, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 1990s ...
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england
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43%
The House of Eliott (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The House of Eliott is a British television series produced and broadcast by the BBC in three series between 1991 and 1994. The series starred Stella Gonet and Louise Lombard as two sisters in 1920s London who establish a dressmaking business and ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sincere
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Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: england, london
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42%
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 320 min.
TV show
Story: Trevor Chaplin teaches woodwork and likes to listen to jazz. Jill Swinburne teaches English and wants to help save the planet. Trevor tries to buy some jazz records but this leads to meeting a "dazzlingly beautiful platinum blond", a ...
Style: witty, offbeat, suspenseful, contemplative, semi serious ...
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england
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41%
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Casualty (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Casualty, stylised as CASUAL+Y, is a British medical drama television series that airs weekly on BBC One, and the longest-running emergency medical drama television series in the world. Created by Jeremy Brock and Paul Unwin, it was first broadcast ...
Style: captivating, sincere, touching, serious, realistic ...
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41%
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
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Country: UK
TV show
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Style: serious, realistic, stylized, sentimental, bleak ...
Plot: painting, lust, bohemian life, rebellion, lifestyle, love and romance, rebelliousness, couples, artist, performer's life, artists and showbiz, social relations ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Style: captivating, serious, realistic, sincere
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
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Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 21st century ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Bramwell (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
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Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching
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Time: victorian era, victorian, 19th century
Place: london, england, europe, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Harry and Cosh (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Harry and Cosh was a British children's television series directed by Daniel Peacock shown on Saturday afternoons on Shake! on Channel 5 It starred Harry Capehorn, Coshti Dowden, Lucinda Rhodes-Flaherty and Gemma Baker. It told the story of ...
Plot: child's point of view, british, female teacher, teenage boy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, school, teenage girl, schoolboy, interracial friendship, best friend, dreadlocks, child protagonist ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Behaving Badly (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Behaving Badly is a 1989 British television serial directed by David Tucker. The teleplay by Catherine Heath and Moira Williams is based on Heath's novel of the same name. It was initially broadcast by Channel 4. The series was released on DVD ...
Style: semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: dysfunctional family, starting over, infidelity, parents and children, rich and poor, social differences, suburban life, couple relations, human nature, siblings relations, wooing, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Grafters (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: Grafters was a British drama–comedy programme originally broadcast in the UK on ITV from 27 October 1998 to 20 December 1999 for 16 episodes over two series. Grafters was based around the Purvis brothers Joe and Trevor, who along with their ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: couples, brother, construction worker, social relations, family relations, social differences, siblings relations, couple relations, workplace situations, unfulfillment, workplace, cousin ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Breathless (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Hospital drama set in London during the early 1960s, following the staff of a busy gynecology ward at a time when abortion is illegal and the contraceptive pill is only just becoming available to married women.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, captivating, touching ...
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Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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 ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, captivating
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Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Upstairs, Downstairs (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Upstairs, Downstairs is a British television drama series originally produced by London Weekend Television and revived by the BBC. It ran on ITV in 68 episodes divided into five series from 1971 to 1975. Set in a large townhouse in Edwardian, First ...
Style: realistic, touching, stylized, serious
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37%
Dancing on the Edge (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
TV show
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Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, tense, stylized ...
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Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1933
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Dickensian (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Style: stylized, atmospheric, captivating, serious
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Time: 19th century, victorian england, 1840s, victorian era
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Duchess of Duke Street (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The Duchess Of Duke Street is a BBC television drama series set in London between 1900 and 1925. It was created by John Hawkesworth, the former producer of the highly successful ITV period drama Upstairs, Downstairs. It starred Gemma Jones as Louisa ...
Style: stylized, sincere, semi serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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House of Cards (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 226 min.
TV show
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Style: tense, witty, realistic, serious, clever ...
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Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Style: stylized, atmospheric, witty
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%