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
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: friends, working class, teenage life, best friends, youth, family relations, parents and children, dull life, follow your dream, hopes, society, lifestyle, suburban life, suburbs, gay, friendship, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, blindness, aunt nephew relationship, 13 year old, blind woman, best friend, lgbt teen, friendship between boys ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: england, london, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and sitcom films and TV series with plots about friends, family relations, british humour, society, best friends, friendship and working class mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Beautiful People: Harry Enfield and Chums (1994), The Catherine Tate Show (2004), Manchild (2002), Desmond's (1989), Gidget (1965). 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, realistic, witty, humorous, alternative comedy
Plot: buddies, youth, best friends, teenage life, parents and children, friends, drugs/alcohol, family relations, satire, social differences, society, teenage angst ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england
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95%
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: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: lifestyle, comedian, youth, working class, social misfits, society, workplace, workplace situations, best friends, british humour, fast talker, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
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86%
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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, witty, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: midlife crisis, workplace romance, friendship, lifestyle, introspection, best friends, family relations, boss and employee, workplace, buddies, looking for love, reunion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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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: sitcom, touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: working class, family business, friends, family relations, couple relations, nagging and grouching, social relations, social differences, couples, immigrants, beauty salon, society ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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: sitcom, realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Plot: surfing, workplace romance, college, friendship, coming of age, hanging, parents and children, suburban life, friends, family relations, teenage love, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Drifters (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 23 min.
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, semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, best friends, friendship, friends, twentysomething life, female friendship, roommate, british humour, lifestyle, petty job, strong female presence, young adult
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: sitcom, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: working class, friendship, workplace, friends, workplace situations, buddies, factory worker, society, pub, separation, dysfunctional relationship, social climbing ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: northern england, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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: humorous, sitcom, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: high school, friendship, teenage life, youth, social relations, coming of age, soccer, school life, friends, popularity, best friends, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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: sitcom, realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious
Plot: church, clergy, priest, society, belief, moral dilemma, challenge, christianity, frustration, reluctant, religions or cults, conflict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ 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: sitcom, touching, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: working class, family business, son, partners, dealer, family life, urban, odd couple, reluctant partners, family problems, society, lifestyle ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: working class, friends, marriage, grownups, society, factory worker, homecoming, workplace, buddies, friendship, middle class, veteran ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: northern england, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: looking for love, buddies, love and romance, living with parents, down on your luck, friends, free spirited, bittersweet
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: sitcom, semi serious, feel good, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: friendship, friends, social relations, chaos and mayhem, irish, working class, salesman, cross country, partners, odd couple, buddies, porn ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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: realistic, not serious, humorous, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: siblings relations, friendship, singleness, friends, family relations, petty job, city life, irish, alcohol abuse, buddies, twentysomething life, sexual tension
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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, touching, realistic, sexual
Plot: everyday life, lifestyle, dysfunctional family, family relations, parents and children, drug abuse, addiction, life is a bitch, estrangement, knight, alcohol abuse, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: sitcom, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Plot: religions or cults, social relations, suburban life, clergy, church, suburbs, society, catholic church, catholic, housekeeper, british, irish ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Freddie (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Freddie is a television sitcom created by, and starring, Freddie Prinze, Jr. that aired from October 5, 2005 to April 12, 2006. Freddie is inspired by Prinze Jr.'s real life, growing up in a house filled with women. His lifelong friend, Conrad ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, sitcom
Plot: eccentric family, friends, family relations, lifestyle, best friends, buddies, restaurant, family, chef, cooking and food, family life
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: cynical, humorous, witty, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: culture clash, satire, suburbs, immigrants, eccentric family, ethnic, family life, society, punjab, disorder, working class, suburban life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, multicultural
Plot: arranged marriage, social decay, couples, buddies, social differences, generation gap, family life, family relations, interracial relations, blacks and whites, couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 70s, 90s, 80s
Place: england, europe, london, bangladesh
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, sitcom, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: looking for sex, teenage life, high school, innocence lost, youth, friendship, bully, sexual humor, lifestyle, popularity, social awkwardness, social problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: slacker, lifestyle, friendship, disorder, fall in love, love triangle, couples, job seeking, roommate, working class, thirtysomething life, laziness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: sitcom, humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: working class, family relations, black market, cons and scams, disorder, eccentric family, veteran, hopes, partners, dishonesty, siblings relations, scam ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 80s ...
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, realistic, semi serious, touching, sitcom
Audience: teen drama
Plot: high school, friendship, lifestyle, streetwise, teenage life, youth, friends, city life, urban, high school friends, group of friends, interracial friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Gimme a Break! (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, realistic, humorous, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: single father, youth, parents and children, family problems, adolescence vs adulthood, family business, teenage life, death in the family, family life, best friends, family relations, african american ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous, talky
Plot: working class, grandparent and grandchild, in-laws, couple relations, family relations, living with parents, couples, parents and children, siblings relations, society, slacker, oldtimer ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s ...
Place: manchester, northern england, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: sitcom, realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: starting over, family life, teenage life, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, thirtysomething life, family business, best friends, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, light, touching ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: follow your dream, friendship, hopes, midlife crisis, music band, artists and showbiz, rock band, female protagonist, couple relations, dull life, family relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Rock & Chips (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Prequel to Only Fools and Horses, set in the 1960s, Joan Trotter is in an unhappy marriage with the work-shy Reg, with whom she has a teenage son, Derek ("Del Boy"). However, the reappearance in Peckham of bank robber, "art ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic
Plot: working class, pregnancy, parents and children, child birth, cons and scams, suburban life, living with parents, bittersweet, promotion, lifestyle, society, infidelity ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1960
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Real Boys (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
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, petty criminal, videotaping, parents and children, crumbling relationship, reconciliation, media, mechanic, tv show, crimes, hopes, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Good Times (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: ghetto, family life, parents and children, social differences, tv show, family relations, suburban life, friendship, young lovers, love and romance, workplace romance, black family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: florida, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%