Movies and TV shows like Beautiful People

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Beautiful People (2008)
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Beautiful People (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
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, semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good
Plot: friends, gay, working class, follow your dream, teenage life, lgbt teen, dull life, hopes, suburbs, lifestyle, youth, best friends, parents and children, suburban life, society, family relations, friendship, friendship between boys, blindness, 13 year old, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, blind woman, best friend, aunt nephew relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london

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Most similar movies to Beautiful People

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films and TV series with plots about sitcom, friends, british humour, family relations, society, friendship and working class mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Beautiful People: Harry Enfield and Chums (1994), Rev. (2010), Manchild (2002), Some Girls (2012), The Likely Lads (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Harry Enfield and Chums (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, alternative comedy
Plot: drugs/alcohol, social differences, society, best friends, buddies, parents and children, teenage life, youth, family relations, friends, teenage angst, parent child relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england
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Rev. (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: church, clergy, sitcom, religions or cults, urban, moral dilemma, society, social relations, challenge, christianity, belief, priest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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93%
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Manchild (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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, humorous, realistic, witty
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, best friends, buddies, suburbs, introspection, boss and employee, friendship, looking for love, unfulfilled love, workplace romance, adolescence vs adulthood, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? is a British sitcom which was broadcast between 9 January 1973 and 9 April 1974 on BBC1. It was the colour sequel to the mid-1960s hit The Likely Lads. It was created and written, as was its predecessor, by Dick ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, working class, friends, buddies, marriage, friendship, middle class, homecoming, society, workplace, factory worker, grownups ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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Some Girls (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sincere
Audience: girls' night
Plot: teenage life, high school, friendship, soccer, best friends, youth, friends, coming of age, high school life, social relations, popularity, black british ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Likely Lads (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Likely Lads is a British sitcom created and written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, and produced by Dick Clement. Twenty episodes were broadcast by the BBC, in three series, between 16 December 1964 and 23 July 1966. However, only eight of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, working class, friendship, buddies, pub, friends, workplace situations, society, workplace, factory worker, dysfunctional relationship, electrician ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Desmond's (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: sitcom, working class, immigrants, beauty salon, family business, black family, family, business, social relations, friends, couple relations, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Mr. Sloane (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: buddies, looking for love, down on your luck, love and romance, friends, living with parents, free spirited
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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The Catherine Tate Show (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: social misfits, human nature, society, best friends, golden years, teenage life, working class, workplace situations, elderly, misfit, youth, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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74%
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Gidget (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: sitcom, surfing, young lovers, coming of age, parent child relationship, single father, college, friendship, parents and children, suburbs, teenage love, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Steptoe and Son (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
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: semi serious, clever, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, working class, reluctant partners, parents and children, son, father, business, family business, urban, family life, partners, society ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Not Going Out (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Lee is a childish northerner who lives in a fancy penthouse apartment in London who goes through a variety of jobs such as a janitor and ice cream man as well as attempting relationships with female flatmates. His best mate, Daily Mail reading, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: sitcom, love triangle, thirtysomething life, apartment, innuendo, laziness, sister, lifestyle, fall in love, friendship, working class, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Max & Paddy's Road to Nowhere (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: sitcom, on the road, buddies, odd couple, friendship, partners, friends, chaos and mayhem, working class, social relations, disorder, porn ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, cross country, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Bless Me Father (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Bless Me Father is a British sitcom starring Arthur Lowe, Daniel Abineri, Gabrielle Daye, Patrick McAlinney, David Ryall, Derek Francis and Sheila Keith. It was aired on ITV from 1978 until 1981 and described the adventures of an Irish Catholic ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Plot: sitcom, clergy, church, suburban life, catholic church, religions or cults, society, suburbs, social relations, priest, housekeeper, older man younger man relationship ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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City Guys (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: City Guys is a United States television sitcom that aired from September 1997 to December 2001 on NBC. It lasted five seasons, and ended its run around the time of the dissolution of TNBC.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: teen drama
Plot: high school, friendship, youth, sitcom, city life, urban, teenage life, friends, lifestyle, friend, teenager, teenage boy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Goodness Gracious Me (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Goodness Gracious Me is a BBC English language sketch comedy show originally aired on BBC Radio 4 from 1996 to 1998 and later televised on BBC Two from 1998 to 2001. The ensemble cast were four British Indian actors, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Kulvinder Ghir, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: culture clash, immigrants, parody, suburbs, eccentric family, society, family relations, disorder, family life, suburban life, working class, punjab ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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White Teeth (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
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: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous, multicultural
Plot: arranged marriage, drugs/alcohol, buddies, immigrants, interracial relations, suburbs, parents and children, culture clash, society, family problems, family relations, friends ...
Time: 20s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london, bangladesh
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Royle Family (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
Story: British comedy series focusing on the lives of a working-class family in Manchester who love the TV.
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, working class, parents and children, family life, family, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations, eccentric family, society, couples, in-laws ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: northern england, manchester, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Vicar of Dibley (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 10 min.
Story: Reverend Granger is assigned as the Vicar of the rural parish of Dibley, but she is not quite what the villagers expected.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: church, village, small community, sitcom, english countryside, small town, friendship, conservative, holiday, fish out of water, clergy, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Barbara (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 27 min.
Story: Barbara is a British sitcom starring Gwen Taylor in the title role. A pilot was broadcast in 1995, and three series were then televised from 1999 to 2003. It was made by Central Television, and filmed at their Lenton Lane studios in Nottingham in ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, situational comedy
Plot: sitcom, suburban life, suburbs, family relations, farce, family, couple relations, eccentric family, family life, workplace situations, society, couples ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Rita Rocks (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: sitcom, best friends, music band, motherhood, friendship, unfulfillment, family relations, friends, follow your dream, couple relations, parents and children, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Only Fools and Horses.... (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The misadventures of two wheeler dealer brothers Del Boy and Rodney Trotter of “Trotters Independent Traders PLC” who scrape their living by selling dodgy goods believing that next year they will be millionaires.
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: sitcom, working class, uncle, van, cons and scams, family relations, black market, siblings relations, ambition, brother, pub, business ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 80s, 90s, 21st century ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Hughleys (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, touching
Plot: sitcom, society, suburbs, family relations, salesman, african american, comedian, stand up comedian, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, friend, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Up the Women (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: It's 1910 and we're in Banbury church hall at the Banbury Intricate Craft Circle. Margaret has been to London and discovered the Women's Suffrage movement so she decides they need to set up their own movement and The Banbury Intricate ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: sitcom, feminism, gender, small town, society, social relations, fighting the system, against the odds, battle of the sexes, idealism, friendship, small town life ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Early Doors (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A sitcom set in a small pub in Manchester, “The Grapes”, where daily life is bound up in the issues of love, loneliness, and blocked urinals. Regular drinkers Joe and Duffy pass the time with landlord Ken and his police officer cronies.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, bar, working class, friends, pub, buddies, workplace situations, society, workplace, gossip and rumors, slacker, everyday life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Clatterford (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Jam & Jerusalem is a British sit-com that aired on BBC One from 2006 to 2009. Written by Jennifer Saunders and Abigail Wilson, it starred Sue Johnston, Jennifer Saunders, Pauline McLynn, Dawn French, Maggie Steed, David Mitchell, and Sally ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, uplifting ...
Plot: friendship, village, feminism, sitcom, family life, village life, gender, family relations, friends, social relations, best friends, money raising ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.5
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London Irish (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
Story: London Irish follows the antics of four ex-pat Northern Irish 20 somethings in London. Written by Derry girl, Lisa McGee, someone who knows a thing or two about 'the craic' in world's best city. For these four friends it's not ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: buddies, friendship, twentysomething life, city life, friends, siblings relations, singleness, alcohol abuse, family relations, petty job, irish, sexual tension
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Inbetweeners (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Welcome to a world of futile crushes, sibling brawls, getting drunk too quickly and casting constant aspersions about your friends' sexuality.
Style: humorous, sexual, semi serious, realistic, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, high school, looking for sex, teenage life, innocence lost, sexual humor, teenage boy, youth, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, bully, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
One Day at a Time (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, touching
Plot: sitcom, single mother, best friends, single parent, suburbs, feminism, parents and children, siblings relations, singleness, adolescence vs adulthood, family business, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Kath & Kim (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 26 min.
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: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, touching
Plot: parents and children, suburbs, siblings relations, addiction, alcohol abuse, adolescence vs adulthood, suburban life, estrangement, life is a bitch, love and romance, couples, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%