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: touching, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: suburbs, gay, friends, family relations, working class, youth, best friends, follow your dream, lifestyle, parents and children, teenage life, society, suburban life, hopes, dull life, friendship, father son relationship, best friend, brother sister relationship, blindness, effeminacy, blind woman, lgbt teen, friendship between boys, 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 humorous, realistic, semi serious and sitcom films and TV series with plots about friends, family relations, parents and children, lifestyle, best friends, friendship and youth mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Beautiful People: Manchild (2002), Harry Enfield and Chums (1994), Gidget (1965), The Catherine Tate Show (2004), Some Girls (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Manchild (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Germany
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, humorous, witty, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, workplace romance, friendship, lifestyle, looking for love, introspection, boss and employee, family relations, best friends, buddies, workplace, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
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Harry Enfield and Chums (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 40 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: realistic, not serious, humorous, witty, alternative comedy
Plot: satire, buddies, youth, society, best friends, friends, family relations, teenage life, social differences, parents and children, cockney, teenager ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: surfing, family relations, friends, hanging, coming of age, young lovers, youth, love and romance, best friends, lifestyle, parents and children, suburbs ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
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79%
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, not serious, witty, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: lifestyle, comedian, youth, working class, workplace, best friends, social misfits, society, workplace situations, misfit, elderly, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
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79%
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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, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, high school, teenage life, high school life, youth, social relations, coming of age, soccer, friends, popularity, strong female presence, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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79%
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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, feel good, light ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: suburban life, teenage life, suburbs, neighbor neighbor relationship, youth, parents and children, family relations, everyday life, single parent, fish out of water, social relations, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
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77%
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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, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lifestyle, adolescence vs adulthood, friends, best friends, twentysomething life, friendship, female friendship, roommate, strong female presence, young adult, love, british humour ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire
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77%
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My Life as Liz (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
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, witty, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, youth, social relations, teenage life, high school life, power relations, parents and children, society, best friends, family relations, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Max and 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, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: motor home, friendship, on the road, friends, social relations, disorder, odd couple, lifestyle, buddies, silly humor, chaos and mayhem, working class ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, britain
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73%
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, realistic, humorous, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: single father, youth, family problems, parents and children, suburbs, best friends, family relations, family life, teenage life, death in the family, adolescence vs adulthood, family business ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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, sexy ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, everyday life, lifestyle, addiction, life is a bitch, family relations, parents and children, drug abuse, estrangement, wedding, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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68%
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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, social decay, family life, parents and children, social differences, culture clash, couple relations, couples, generation gap, family problems ...
Time: 1920s, 80s, 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: europe, england, london, bangladesh
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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, free spirited, friends, down on your luck, love and romance, self discovery, couples, friendship, society, bittersweet, buddies, living with parents ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: starting over, love and romance, family relations, teenage life, family life, parents and children, single parent, best friends, workplace, couples, thirtysomething life, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, indiana
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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, semi serious, touching, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, love and romance, social differences, parents and children, lifestyle, best friends, ambition, society, couple relations, family relations, mother daughter relationship, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
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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: semi serious, touching, talky, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, love and romance, family life, haunted by the past, friends, hopes, youth, friendship, parents and children, father son relationship, jewess, polish ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, argentina, latin america, poland, buenos aires argentina
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61%
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Us & Them (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: For the past six months, New York pharmaceutical copywriter Gavin and Pennsylvania-based printing press employee Stacey have been flirting online and finally agree to meet... with their best friends in tow for double-date safety. Stacey's ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: couples, love and romance, couple relations, friends, parents and children, family relations, romance, family life, best friends, buddies, twentysomething life, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, sitcom
Plot: family relations, family life, parents and children, ghetto, love and romance, young lovers, tv show, workplace romance, friendship, social differences, suburban life, black family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Old Guys (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: The Old Guys is a British comedy television series that revolves around two aging housemates: Tom Finnan and Roy Bowden. The pair live across the street from Sally, whom they both find attractive. Tom moved in with Roy after Roy's wife Penny ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, feel good, light, captivating ...
Plot: friends, friendship, lifestyle, love triangle, girl next door, rivalry, dating, wooing, aging, unlikely partners, elderly, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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59%
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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, semi serious, funny, realistic, humorous
Plot: school, teenager, teenage girl, teenage life, best friends, high school life, friendship, culture clash, best friend, parent child relationship, grownups, lifestyle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, clever, touching, humorous, witty ...
Plot: working class, family business, father, son, living with parents, dealer, family relations, family problems, workplace, society, odd couple, partners ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, england, united kingdom, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, youth, love and romance, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Kick'n Rush (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 96 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, family relations, lifestyle, youth, buddies, society, parents and children, friendship between boys, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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 ...
Plot: immigrants, family relations, restaurant, family life, parents and children, suburbs, society, youth, school, middle school, brother brother relationship, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, orlando florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Desmond's (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 50 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, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: working class, barbershop, society, social relations, family relations, friends, family business, couples, couple relations, social differences, immigrants, beauty salon ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Starlings (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Starlings is a British comedy-drama written by Steve Edge and Matt King who also play the roles of Fergie and Uncle Loz. It is one of the few new television comedy series that has been commissioned and aired on Sky1.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: family life, family relations, couples, family problems, parents and children, dysfunctional family, couple relations, grandfather, elderly man, family
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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50%
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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, touching ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: follow your dream, friendship, music band, hopes, midlife crisis, artists and showbiz, rock band, female protagonist, family relations, dull life, friends, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Real Guys (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 24 min.
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, petty criminal, media, reconciliation, crumbling relationship, parents and children, hopes, crimes, videotaping, tv show, mechanic, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Soda (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
TV show
Story: Soda is a French television series produced by CALT. The series follows Adam, an 18-year-old high school student as he struggles with amusing yet realistic everyday issues. His group of friends are always there to help him through it all.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, captivating, talky
Audience: teens
Plot: family life, family relations, teenage life, buddies, adolescence vs adulthood, couples, youth, battle of the sexes, friends, parents and children, high school life, siblings relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: family relations, society, youth, lifestyle, mischievous children, buddies, young heroes, single parent, babies and infants, family problems, road not taken, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%