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, gay, teenage life, best friends, youth, family relations, parents and children, dull life, follow your dream, hopes, society, lifestyle, suburban life, suburbs, lgbt teen, 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, london, europe

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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, family relations, society, british humour, best friends and working class mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Beautiful People: Harry Enfield and Chums (1994), Manchild (2002), Gidget (1965), The Catherine Tate Show (2004), Steptoe and Son (1962). 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: realistic, not serious, witty, humorous, alternative comedy
Plot: family relations, friends, parents and children, drugs/alcohol, best friends, youth, teenage life, buddies, society, social differences, parent child relationship, british ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england
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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: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: midlife crisis, workplace romance, looking for love, couples, buddies, suburban life, love and romance, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, boss and employee, adolescence vs adulthood, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: sitcom, working class, friends, grownups, buddies, society, factory worker, workplace, homecoming, friendship, marriage, middle class ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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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: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Plot: surfing, sitcom, parents and children, college, friendship, coming of age, hanging, love and romance, suburban life, best friends, youth, teenage love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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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, witty, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: teenage life, workplace situations, grandparent and grandchild, golden years, social misfits, youth, workplace, best friends, friends, odd, impersonating, elderly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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: realistic, touching, witty, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: working class, sitcom, living with parents, workplace situations, city life, parents and children, reluctant partners, partners, dealer, family life, family problems, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, working class, family relations, friends, society, social differences, couples, immigrants, couple relations, beauty salon, family business, social relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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: sincere, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, high school, soccer, teenage life, popularity, youth, best friends, coming of age, high school life, friends, social relations, teacher student relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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, sitcom, clergy, christianity, priest, social relations, lifestyle change, religions or cults, belief, conflict, frustration, reluctant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: sitcom, working class, friendship, society, workplace, buddies, friends, workplace situations, factory worker, pub, dysfunctional relationship, army ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: northern england, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: sitcom, buddies, disorder, irish, lifestyle, odd couple, friendship, salesman, working class, chaos and mayhem, porn, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, cross country, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: sitcom, petty job, job seeking, owner, couples, disorder, fall in love, unfulfillment, ex couple relations, love triangle, neighbor, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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: living with parents, friends, buddies, looking for love, down on your luck, free spirited, love and romance
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, offbeat, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Plot: culture clash, suburban life, immigrants, family relations, society, punjab, working class, parody, suburbs, family life, eccentric family, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, india
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72%
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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: humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious
Plot: friends, eccentric family, buddies, lifestyle, best friends, family relations, restaurant, family, sitcom, chef, family life, cooking and food
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching
Audience: teen drama
Plot: high school, friendship, lifestyle, urban, friends, teenage life, youth, city life, sitcom, interracial friendship, high school friends, teenager ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Plot: sitcom, church, religions or cults, social relations, suburbs, society, clergy, suburban life, catholic church, british, irish, older man younger man relationship ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, multicultural
Plot: arranged marriage, suburbs, family problems, social decay, family life, couples, mouse, interracial relations, drugs/alcohol, immigrants, blacks and whites, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20s, 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london, bangladesh
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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: realistic, clever, witty, semi serious, humorous
Plot: working class, sitcom, black market, uncle, van, family relations, cons and scams, hopes, hapless, grandparent and grandchild, veteran, relatives ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 90s ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: working class, sitcom, family life, eccentric family, temperamental, family relations, living with parents, in-laws, suffering, couple relations, parents and children, oldtimer ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary
Place: manchester, northern england, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
We Think the World of You (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An aimless young man, Johnny, is sent prison. He entrusts his beloved dog, Evie, to the care of his former lover and best friend, Frank. When he gets out of prison, he has to face difficulties at home. Added to this, is the fact that he may have to ...
Style: realistic, offbeat, touching, emotional, humorous ...
Plot: prison, working class, dog, custody, love triangle, love and romance, gays and lesbians, parents and children, romance, gender, society, best friends ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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: sexual, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: down on your luck, life is a bitch, suburban life, unsupportive spouse, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, dysfunctional family, addiction, alcohol abuse, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious
Plot: church, village, holiday, conservative, friendship, small town, sitcom, farmer, cottage, english countryside, small community, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Keeping Up Appearances (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Keeping Up Appearances is a British sitcom created and written by Roy Clarke for the BBC. Centred on the life of eccentric, social-climbing snob Hyacinth Bucket, the sitcom follows her obsessive and determined attempts to impress in middle class ...
Style: not serious, witty, clever, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, snob, rich and poor, blind ambition, eccentric family, couples, family relations, low lives, power relations, parents and children, siblings relations, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, melancholic, suspenseful
Plot: sitcom, single father, parents and children, family problems, youth, family business, teenage life, family life, death in the family, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, best friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, sexual
Plot: sitcom, teenage life, family life, starting over, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, eccentric family, best friends, single parent, workplace, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: sitcom, music band, friendship, best friends, midlife crisis, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, couple relations, hopes, follow your dream, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: michigan, detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Suburgatory (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: suburban life, teenage life, everyday life, fish out of water, parents and children, youth, family relations, social relations, high school life, lifestyle, misfit, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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65%
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Clueless (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Clueless is a television series spun off from the 1995 teen film of the same name. The series originally premiered on ABC on September 20, 1996 as a part of the TGIF lineup during its first season. The show then spent its last two seasons on UPN ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school, sitcom, teenage life, high school life, lifestyle, fashion, coming of age, teachers and students, shopping, shopping mall, youth, best friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Up the Women (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 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: captivating, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, injustice, friends, social relations, society, gender, battle of the sexes, against the odds, feminism, small town, idealism, small town life ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%