Movies and TV shows like Beautiful People 2008

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Beautiful People (2008)
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Beautiful People (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Beautiful People is a British comedy drama television series based on the memoirs of Barneys creative director Simon Doonan. The series takes place in Reading, Berkshire, in 1997, where thirteen-year-old Simon Doonan and his best friend Kylie dream of escaping their dreary suburban surroundings and moving to cosmopolitan London "to live amongst the beautiful people." The first episode aired on BBC Two on 2 October 2008 and recorded overnight ratings of 1.5 million viewers and positive critical reaction. Episodes are self-contained, but do follow a loose story arc throughout the course of each series. The second and final series finished airing on 18 December 2009.
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: suburbs, gay, friends, family relations, working class, youth, best friends, follow your dream, lifestyle, teenage life, parents and children, dull life, hopes, society, suburban life, friendship, father son relationship, best friend, brother sister relationship, blindness, aunt nephew relationship, 13 year old, effeminacy, blind woman, lgbt teen ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: england, london, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and sitcom films and TV series with plots about family relations, friends, parents and children, society, youth, lifestyle and friendship mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Beautiful People: Manchild (2002), Harry Enfield and Chums (1994), Gidget (1965), My Life as Liz (2010), Some Girls (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Manchild (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Stockbroker Terry, art expert Patrick, orthodontist James and decking supremo Gary have been friends since their schooldays. Now, having all reached the age of 50, they are intent on reliving the freedom of their youth, buying hip new clothes and ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: workplace romance, midlife crisis, lifestyle, friendship, looking for love, introspection, boss and employee, family relations, best friends, buddies, workplace, reunion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Harry Enfield and Chums (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: BBC sketch show that while continuing to show the misadventures of a series of popular characters now also introduces a slew of new oddballs and misfits for us to enjoy including Tory Boy and The Lovely Wobbly Randy Old Ladies
Style: alternative comedy, realistic, not serious, humorous, witty
Plot: youth, best friends, friends, drugs/alcohol, family relations, teenage life, parents and children, social differences, satire, society, buddies, cockney ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england
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Gidget (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Gidget is an American sitcom about a surfing, boy-crazy teenager called "Gidget" and her widowed father Russ Lawrence, a UCLA professor. Sally Field stars as Gidget with Don Porter as father Russell Lawrence. The series was first broadcast ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Plot: surfing, teenage love, eccentric family, workplace romance, family relations, friends, suburban life, parents and children, college, friendship, teenage life, suburbs ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
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76%
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My Life as Liz (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: My Life as Liz is a mockumentary style American television series that centers on the life of Liz Lee, a misfit high-school senior living in small town Texas. The series debuted on MTV on January 18, 2010. The first season finale aired on March 8, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, social relations, friendship, youth, high school life, power relations, best friends, lifestyle, family relations, parents and children, society, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, new york
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76%
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Some Girls (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Some Girls is a British comedy series written by Bernadette Davis that airs on BBC Three. The show stars Adelayo Adedayo, Mandeep Dhillon, Alice Felgate, Natasha Jonas, Dolly Wells, Colin Salmon, Jassa Ahluwalia and Franz Drameh. It debuted on 6 ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: high school, friendship, teenage life, youth, coming of age, social relations, soccer, school life, high school life, best friends, popularity, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Catherine Tate Show (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Catherine Tate Show is a British television sketch comedy written by Catherine Tate and Aschlin Ditta. Tate also stars in all but one of the show's sketches, which feature a wide range of characters. The Catherine Tate Show airs on BBC Two ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: comedian, lifestyle, youth, working class, workplace situations, social misfits, workplace, best friends, society, british humour, grandparent and grandchild, impersonating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Suburgatory (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Single father George Altman is doing his best to raise his sixteen-year-old daughter Tessa in the big city. When he discovers a box of condoms in her bedroom, though, he decides the time has come to move her to a more wholesome and nurturing ...
Style: not serious, realistic, sitcom, light, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: suburban life, teenage life, suburbs, youth, everyday life, social relations, family relations, fish out of water, parents and children, lifestyle, misfit, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
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Drifters (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy series about three young women living in Leeds who've graduated, had a year out, and are now struggling to find a job they're passionate about, a place to live that is half decent and a boyfriend they actually like. A sitcom about ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, lifestyle, friendship, best friends, friends, twentysomething life, roommate, female friendship, british humour, strong female presence, petty job, young adult ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Max & Paddy's Road to Nowhere (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Max And Paddy's Road To Nowhere is the much-loved sequel to Peter Kay's critically-acclaimed comedy series, "Phoenix Nights". Written by and starring Peter Kay and Patrick McGuinness, this six-part comedy/drama series is the ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: motor home, friends, on the road, friendship, buddies, lifestyle, odd couple, disorder, social relations, chaos and mayhem, silly humor, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Gimme a Break! (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Gimme a Break! is an American sitcom which aired on NBC for six seasons, October 29, 1981, until May 12, 1987. The series stars Nell Carter as the housekeeper for a widowed police chief and his three daughters.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: single father, parents and children, family problems, youth, suburbs, best friends, adolescence vs adulthood, death in the family, teenage life, family life, family business, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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White Teeth (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: An adaptation of Zadie Smith's bestseller concerning the lives of two families from as far back as the 1800s and India to late 1990s Willesden.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, multicultural
Plot: family relations, interracial relations, opposites attract, couple relations, social decay, society, immigrants, youth, family problems, generation gap, couples, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, 90s, 20s ...
Place: london, europe, england, bangladesh
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Kath & Kim (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Kath & Kim is a character-driven Australian television situation comedy series. The series was created by, and is written by Jane Turner and Gina Riley who play the title characters: a suburban mother and daughter with a dysfunctional ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, sexual ...
Plot: lifestyle, everyday life, dysfunctional family, addiction, family relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, drug abuse, estrangement, knight, adolescence vs adulthood, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Mr. Sloane (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Mr. Sloane's titular character is a buttoned-down 1960's man in crisis. Between his failed attempts at marriage, career success and even suicide, it's fair to say that 1969 isn't shaping up to be Watford-dweller Mr. Sloane's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, psychological, entertaining ...
Plot: looking for love, friends, down on your luck, free spirited, love and romance, self discovery, couples, society, friendship, bittersweet, living with parents, buddies ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england
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65%
One Day at a Time (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: One Day at a Time is an American situation comedy that aired on the CBS network from December 16, 1975, until May 28, 1984. It starred Bonnie Franklin as Ann Romano, a divorced mother who moves to Indianapolis with her two teenage daughters Julie ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: love and romance, starting over, family relations, family life, parents and children, teenage life, best friends, family business, siblings relations, eccentric family, adolescence vs adulthood, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, indiana
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Lost Embrace (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Argentina, France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Buenos Aires, the twenty and something year old Jewish-Argentinean Ariel Makaroff has left the University of Architecture and spends his time wandering through the downtown gallery where his mother has a lingerie shop and his brother runs an ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, talky, sentimental ...
Plot: love and romance, family relations, family life, haunted by the past, friendship, friends, parents and children, hopes, youth, father son relationship, society, babies and infants ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, latin america, argentina, poland, buenos aires argentina
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60%
All That Glitters (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ely and Lila are like sisters. They know each other since childhood,they share everything and dream of a better life.they live in the same suburb, 10mn from Paris. Today,Ely and Lila dont want to be 10mn away from their life anymore.from small ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, parents and children, social differences, love and romance, family relations, couple relations, ambition, lifestyle, best friends, society, mother daughter relationship, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
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59%
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Good Times (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Good Times is an American sitcom that originally aired from February 8, 1974, until August 1, 1979, on the CBS television network. It was created by Eric Monte and Mike Evans, and developed by Norman Lear, the series' primary executive ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, sitcom
Plot: family relations, ghetto, family life, parents and children, love and romance, young lovers, social differences, suburban life, tv show, workplace romance, friendship, black family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Steptoe and Son (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Steptoe and Son is a British sitcom written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson about a father and son played by Wilfred Brambell and Harry H. Corbett who deal in selling used items. They live on Oil Drum Lane, a fictional street in Shepherd's Bush, ...
Style: sitcom, witty, clever, touching, humorous ...
Plot: working class, family business, father, son, workplace, lifestyle, odd couple, partners, reluctant partners, family relations, family problems, society ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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My Name Is Juani (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A pair of women leave their small town and dud boyfriends behind for fun in Madrid.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: lifestyle, hopes, follow your dream, city life, friendship, on the road, couples, friends, tough heroes, love and romance, society, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid
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56%
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PEN15 (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Middle school as it really happened. Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle star in this adult comedy, playing versions of themselves as thirteen-year-old outcasts in the year 2000, surrounded by actual thirteen-year-olds, where the best day of your life can ...
Style: feel good, funny, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: school, teenager, teenage girl, high school life, teenage life, friendship, best friends, culture clash, youth, mother daughter relationship, lifestyle, family relations ...
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56%
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Kick'n Rush (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story revolves around Jakob, Bo and Mikkel - three friends who spend their days lusting over unattainable women and engaging in a variety of illegal activities (i.e. they'll rent a movie and then break into a house to watch it). After ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, friendship, teenage life, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, family relations, society, lifestyle, buddies, youth, friendship between boys, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
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54%
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Desmond's (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Desmond's was a British television situation comedy broadcast by Channel 4 from 1989 to 1994. With 71 episodes, Desmond's became Channel 4's longest-running sitcom. The first series was shot in 1988, with the first episode broadcast ...
Style: sitcom, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: working class, barbershop, society, couples, immigrants, family relations, beauty salon, social relations, family business, social differences, couple relations, nagging and grouching ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: london, england
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53%
Fresh Off the Boat (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A '90s-set single-camera comedy about a hip-hop-loving Asian kid growing up in suburban Orlando, being raised by an immigrant father obsessed with all things American and an immigrant mother often bewildered by white culture.
Style: mumblecore, not serious, humorous, sitcom, funny ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: immigrants, family relations, asian american, restaurant, family life, parents and children, suburbs, society, youth, school, brother brother relationship, middle school ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, orlando florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Real Boys (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
TV show
Story: Normal, ordinary Russian guy Kohl could not decide between the life "on the region" and the world of the Permian elite society. Throughout the series it offers a fascinating and funny stories.
Style: humorous, realistic, sitcom, feel good, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, videotaping, petty criminal, crumbling relationship, parents and children, media, reconciliation, hopes, crimes, tv show, mechanic, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Rita Rocks (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Rita Rocks is a Lifetime original sitcom that ran from October 20, 2008 to December 7, 2009. It is the network's first original comedy in over a decade. The series debuted alongside re-runs of Reba as part of a new comedy hour for Tuesday ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: follow your dream, friendship, midlife crisis, music band, hopes, artists and showbiz, rock band, female protagonist, unfulfillment, best friends, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Parent 'Hood (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Parent 'Hood is an American sitcom that aired on The WB airing from January 18, 1995 to July 25, 1999. The series starred Robert Townsend and Suzzanne Douglas. Originally to have been titled Father Knows Nothing, the series was one of the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, mischievous children, buddies, society, single parent, young heroes, lifestyle, babies and infants, youth, family problems, suburbs ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Inbetweeners (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Welcome to a world of futile crushes, sibling brawls, getting drunk too quickly and casting constant aspersions about your friends' sexuality.
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, looking for sex, innocence lost, high school, popularity, youth, friendship, male friendship, friendship between men, bully, sexual humor, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Rev. (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Rev. is a British television sitcom produced by Big Talk Productions. The show premiered on BBC Two on 28 June 2010. The show's working titles were The City Vicar and Handle With Prayer. The series revolves around a Church of England priest, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sitcom, entertaining, light ...
Plot: church, clergy, priest, society, belief, social relations, moral dilemma, religions or cults, urban setting, reluctant, challenge, conflict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Hughleys (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Hughleys is an American sitcom that aired on ABC from September 22, 1998 to April 28, 2000 and on the UPN network from September 11, 2000 to May 20, 2002. It starred comedian D. L. Hughley as the main character, Darryl Hughley, and Elise Neal as ...
Style: sitcom, offbeat, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, suburbs, society, friend, father daughter relationship, stand up comedian, comedian, african american, brother sister relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, salesman ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Down Dog (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Every boy needs a father. Meet Frank. Lover and father. A high flying sex addict, told that he is dying, tries to connect with his teenage son by teaching him how to get the girl he likes.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, starting over, estrangement, single parent, parents and children, rehabilitation, addiction, teenage life, coming of age, womanizer, father son relationship, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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45%