Movies and TV shows like All the Rivers Run

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All the Rivers Run (1983)
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All the Rivers Run (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 400 min.
TV show
Story: Orphaned after a shipwreck off the Victorian coast of Australia, the beautiful and spirited Philadelphia Gordon finds both love and adventure aboard a paddle-steamer on the Murray River.
Plot: orphan, castaway, frontier, settler, colonialism, riverboat
Time: 19th century
Place: australia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films and TV series with plots about family relations, love and romance, society, friendship, youth, couples and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like All the Rivers Run: Over the Hill (1992), The River Kings (1991), A Country Practice (1981), Shadows of the Heart (1990), Vanity Fair (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Over the Hill (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Alma can't stand to have one more birthday without seeing her estranged daughter, Elizabeth, who lives in Sydney, Australia.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, love and romance, elderly lovers, misfit, opposites attract, golden years, supportive spouse, elderly, estrangement, transvestism, family relations, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia, melbourne australia
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95%
The River Kings (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: Filmed on South Australia's glorious River Murray, this television mini-series is set during the 1920s and tells of the story of a runaway who escapes to the river to work on a paddle-boat steamer and his friendship with an old salt captain ...
Plot: riverboat, steam, tv, ship, young man, captain, river, television, australian, runaway, boat, water ...
Time: 1920s
Place: australia, south australia
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91%
A Country Practice (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A Country Practice was an Australian television drama series. At its inception, one of the longest-running of its kind, produced by James Davern of JNP Productions, who had wrote the pilot episode and entered a script contest for the network in ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, touching, medical drama
Plot: countryside, hospital, friendship, love and romance, friends, workplace situations, workplace, social relations, society, doctors and patients, nurse, veterinarian ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Shadows of the Heart (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: A female doctor, Kate Munro moves to (fictitious) Gannet Island off the South Australian coast in 1927. Conflict between traditional religious values and modern scientific medicine ensues as she forms a relationship with two men who are brothers, ...
Plot: coast, passion, dogma, operation, doctor, catholic church, affair, medicine, ocean, island, science, christian ...
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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Vanity Fair (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: This faithful BBC adaptation once again brings William Makepeace Thackeray's classic satirical novel to the screen. Becky Sharp (Natasha Little) is a beautiful, clever and poor girl determined to earn a higher place in society at any cost. The ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, sincere, witty ...
Plot: manipulation, orphan, satire, manipulations, ambition, love and romance, romance, blind ambition, dishonesty, society, rise to the top, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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 108
1915 (1982)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: 1915 is a 1982 Australian mini series about two friends who wind up serving in World War One.
Plot: world war one
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Glass Virgin (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 1870s England, the story tells of Annabella Lagrange and the terrible secret her wealthy parents have kept from her. When she finally learns the truth, she runs away and eventually finds solace in the company of her family's former ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, sexy
Plot: youth, prostitute, love and romance, coming of age, couples, working class, society, romance, wedding, family life, self discovery, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Heartbreak High (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Heartbreak High is a popular Australian television series that ran for five years from 1994 to 1999. The series dealt with the students of Hartley High, a tough high school in a multi-racial area of Sydney, and proved to be a more gritty and ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenager, high school life, suburbs, ambition, dedicated educator, buddies, underdog, society, lifestyle, suburban life, teachers and students ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Home and Away (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Home and Away is set in the fictional town of Summer Bay, a coastal town in New South Wales, and follows the personal and professional lives of the people living in the area. The show initially focused on the Fletcher family, Pippa and Tom Fletcher ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental, saga
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, family relations, beach, family problems, social relations, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, youth, romance, first sex, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 80s, 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
A Town Like Alice (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 301 min.
TV show
Story: Set against the brutal chaos of World War II, a love story begins that will take two lovers through a living nightmare of captivity, across three continents and two decades. From the steamy jungles of Malaya to the dusty and desolate outback of ...
Plot: jungle, world war two, australian, post world war two, pow, australian outback, british colonial, inheritance, japanese army, british, prisoners of war
Time: 1940s
Place: australia, malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
A Fortunate Life (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
TV show
Story: Four part biopic about classic Australian author A.B. Facey (1894-1982). Born in a large impoverished family, uneducated and illiterate, he had to fend for himself since he was eight, and as a recruit in WWI, he was sent to Gallipoli.
Plot: colonialism, world war one, street kid, war
Time: 18th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Neighbours (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Neighbours is an Australian television soap opera. It was first broadcast on the Seven Network on 18 March 1985. It was created by TV executive Reg Watson, who proposed the idea of making a show that focused on realistic stories and portrayed adults ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional, sincere
Plot: suburbs, friendship, infidelity, family relations, cafe, wedding, love and romance, dishonesty, betrayal, rivalry, siblings relations, suburban life ...
Time: 80s, 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 8.0
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Jane Eyre (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: After living a miserable life with her aunt, orphaned Jane Eyre is sent to Lowood, a residential school for children of limited means. Jane takes the advice of her friend and over many years takes her studies seriously, eventually advertising for a ...
Style: serious, stylized, sentimental, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, estate, governess, orphan, rich and poor, fall in love, couple relations, dark hero, society, social differences, blind character, power of love ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
De Stille Kracht (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the novel by Louis Couperus, De Stille Kracht is set at the end of the nineteenth century and concerns the cultural gap between East and West, that is between the Netherlands and their colony on Java. The Dutch colonists, who nominally rule ...
Plot: colonialism, black magic, paranormal phenomena
Time: 19th century
Place: indonesia
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77%
Against the Wind (1978)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Australia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Mary Mulvane, an 18 year old Irish girl, is transported to New South Wales for seven years for doing little else than protecting her own property. She must endure the horror of transport to Australia, and years of anxiety as a convict. Mary, her ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy
Plot: power relations, state affairs, coming of age, youth, master and servant, politics, society, hopes, love and romance, settlement, human spirit, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1810s, 1790s, 1800s
Place: australia, ireland, new south wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Oliver Twist (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 386 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Charles Dickens' novel, this adaptation traces the childhood of an orphan whose mother dies giving birth to him in an English work-house in the 1820s.
Style: emotional, gloomy, bleak, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, child abuse, life is a bitch, confined, coming of age, crimes, society, danger, child in peril, apprentice, injustice, youth ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1830s
Place: london, england, europe
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The Wrong Girl (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Lily, the producer of a successful cooking segment on a daily morning television show, and her flatmate Simone are taking a sabbatical from men. But Lily falls in love with Jack, the show's gorgeous new chef.
Plot: television producer, tv show, australian, coming of age, producer, dating, television
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Tilly Trotter (1999)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 216 min.
TV show
Story: In 1930s rural England, Tilly Trotter is the story of a young girl envied by women for her beauty, lusted after by men, accused of witchcraft and forced to rise above the prejudice of many people in her community.
Plot: english countryside, class differences, farm, hostility, rape, english, countryside, family relations, classroom, prejudice, poverty
Time: 19th century, 1930s, victorian era, 1830s
Place: northern england, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Irishman (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Paddy Doolan is a man who refuses to accept change. In a new century where the motor car is changing the way things are done, the stubborn Irishman, the last of the draught-horse teamsters, continues to haul timber the old way.
Style: touching, emotional, captivating, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, wilderness, family life, culture clash, lone wolves, family, adventure, society, against the odds, horse riding, technology, progress ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: australia, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Oscar and Lucinda (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: After a childhood of abuse by his evangelistic father, misfit Oscar Hopkins becomes an Anglican minister and develops a divine obsession with gambling. Lucinda Leplastrier is a rich Australian heiress shopping in London for materials for her newly ...
Style: captivating, touching, surreal, melancholic, semi serious ...
Plot: gambling, obsession, wager, inheritance, fall in love, friendship, introspection, love and romance, obsessive quest, college, ship, murder ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1800s
Place: australia, england, europe, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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One Fine Day (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: One Fine Day is a 2006 South Korean television drama series starring Gong Yoo, Sung Yu-ri, Namgoong Min and Lee Yeon-hee. It aired on MBC from May 31 to July 20, 2006 on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 21:55 for 16 episodes.
Plot: death of parents, adoption, reunion, father son relationship, love, death of daughter, fake marriage, aquarium, brother sister relationship, family secret, separation, escape ...
Place: australia, south korea
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69%
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Jane Eyre (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 230 min.
TV show
Story: In this version of Charlotte Brontë's novel, Jane Eyre (Georgie Henley), a poor relation in the household of her aunt, Mrs. Reed (Tara FitzGerald) is despatched into the care of the callous Mr Brocklehurst at his school at Lowood. As a young ...
Style: touching, gothic, atmospheric, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, love affair, rich and poor, fall in love, unlikely couple, estate, love and romance, looking for love, social differences, romance, family secret, love story ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1930s, 18th century
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Forsyte Saga (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation from John Galsworthy's novels.
Style: family saga, stylized, touching, epic, serious ...
Plot: rich and poor, love affair, love and romance, parents and children, dysfunctional family, unfulfilled love, siblings relations, couple relations, power relations, family problems, romance, intrigue ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Scarlet and Black (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 238 min.
TV show
Story: The story of an ambitious but impoverished young man who seduces women of social class in order to improve his own prospects in 19th century France.
Style: romantic
Plot: female nudity, high society, provincial, chore, seducer, love triangle, psychological drama, social climber, doomed love, seduction, older woman younger man relationship, passion ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Tide of Life (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
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: emotional, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: life turned upside down, farm, estate, power relations, family relations, boss and employee, innocence lost, couple relations, society, gender, tragic hero, romance ...
Time: 19th century, edwardian era, 1900s
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
A Dinner of Herbs (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 286 min.
TV show
Story: Filmed on location in the North of England, A Dinner of Herbs is a film based on Catherine Cookson's novel about hardship, betrayal and family life in a 19th century working class town. Roddy and Hal have been friends since childhood, but their ...
Plot: orphan, murder, mining
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era, victorian england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Last Frontier (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A single mother from LA marries an Australian cattle rancher following a whirlwind courtship. He returns to Australia ahead of her and her two children, and dies before they arrive. His widow is left with a debt-ridden ranch during one of the worst ...
Plot: australian western, farming, outback, wedding, marriage, cattle, australian outback, single parent, teenage boy, wooing, family relations, cow ...
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Lark Rise to Candleford (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the small hamlet of Lark Rise and the wealthier neighbouring market town, Candleford, the series chronicles the daily lives of farm-workers, craftsmen and gentry at the end of the 19th Century. Lark Rise to Candleford is a love letter to a ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, realistic, stylized, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: english countryside, village life, friendship, hopes, society, family business, social relations, father son relationship, love and romance, village, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Emily of New Moon (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Emily of New Moon is a Canadian television series, which aired on CBC Television from 1998 to 2000. The series originally aired in the United States on the Cookie Jar Toons block on This TV and it is currently seen in Canada on the Viva, Bravo! and ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: orphan, family relations, youth, starting over, uncover truth, island, family life, young heroes, coming of age, family, grownups, family problems ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Wonderland (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Wonderland is a warm and engaging relationship drama revolving around four couples at very different stages of life – the star-crossed singles, blissful newlyweds, hot new lovers and long-term marrieds. We join them as they navigate the ...
Plot: apartment, brother sister relationship, seaside, classic car, best friend, beach, apartment building, husband wife relationship, coast, australian, runaway bride, flatmate ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%