Movies and TV shows like Beautiful People 2008

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Beautiful People
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, follow your dream, teenage life, dull life, suburbs, hopes, lifestyle, youth, working class, best friends, parents and children, suburban life, society, family relations, british humour, aunt nephew relationship, friendship between boys, best friend, blindness, blind woman, brother sister relationship, gay, 13 year old, friendship, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and touching films and TV series with plots about family relations, friends, parents and children, society, youth, best friends and lifestyle mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Beautiful People: The Vicar of Dibley (1994), Queen of Hearts (1989), White Teeth (2002), Manchild (2002), Football Days (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 10 min.
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White Teeth
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
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Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, multicultural
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Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Country: France
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Duration: 30 min.
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Kick'n Rush
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Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
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Anita & Me
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental
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Place: england, europe
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Desmond's
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london
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Absolutely Fabulous
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, biting ...
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Oh, What a Night
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: During the summer of 1955, seventeen-year-old Eric Hansen embarks on a journey in his new town, a journey which will change his life forever.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 50s, 1950s
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Clueless
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
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Country: France, Luxembourg
Duration: 85 min.
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Stella Street
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Country: UK, USA
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Time: 21st century
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Goodness Gracious Me
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, british humour ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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Rita Rocks
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: sitcom, best friends, music band, friendship, unfulfillment, family relations, friends, follow your dream, couple relations, parents and children, midlife crisis, dull life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Royle Family
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.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, clever, witty
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Some Girls
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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, semi serious, realistic, sincere
Audience: girls' night
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