Movies and TV shows like Daria

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Daria (1997)
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Daria (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Daria Morgendorffer lives with her stressed-out, career-fixated parents, Helen and Jake, and her relentlessly cute and popular little sister, Quinn. Daria and her fellow outcast and best friend, Jane Lane, attend Lawndale High School where they are surrounded by shallow and stupid people. With her sharp intellect —and even sharper tongue—Daria dissected anyone she deemed superficial, which is just about everyone.
Style: witty, clever, cynical, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, intellectual, adult animation
Audience: teens
Plot: social misfits, antisocial behavior, sarcasm, loner, teenage life, high school life, intelligence, family relations, best friends, school, adolescence, everyday life, society, teen angst, adolescence vs adulthood, satire, lifestyle, popularity, parents and children, classmate, eccentric family, shyness, teenage girl, teacher, rock ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s

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Most similar movies to Daria

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films and TV series with plots about youth, teenage life, friendship, family relations, school, high school and friends mostly in Comedy, Animation and Drama genres. Some movies like Daria: Ghost World (2001), As Told by Ginger (2000), Freaks and Geeks (1999), My So-Called Life (1994), Beavis and Butt-Head (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Daria in 'Is It Fall Yet?' (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Is It Fall Yet? continues the series' running plot from where it left off at the end of season four. In the final episode of season four ("Dye! Dye, My Darling!"), Daria Morgendorffer kisses Tom Sloane, the boyfriend of Daria's ...
Style: witty, realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: misfit, friendship, summer camp, grudge, fighting the system, teen angst, youth, lifestyle, social misfits, family relations, rebelliousness, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
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100%
Daria in 'Is It College Yet?' (2002)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 90 min.
Story: All vile things must come to an end, and for Daria Morgendorffer that means it's time to look beyond high school to college. Our little girl has grown up so fast. It's time for higher learning, lowered expectations, and a heavy dose of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, ironic, witty, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, graduation, college, school, friendship, teenage love, family relations, teen angst, lifestyle, buddies, teenage life, eccentric family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Ghost World (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two quirky, cynical teenaged girls try to figure out what to do with their lives after high school graduation. After they play a prank on an eccentric, middle aged record collector, one of them befriends him, which causes a rift in the girls' ...
Style: atmospheric, thought provoking, sincere, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, older man younger woman relationship, age difference, friendship, graduation, teenage life, adolescence, best friends, blues, youth, coming-of-age, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
As Told by Ginger (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: As Told by Ginger focuses on middle schooler Ginger Foutley who, with her friends, tries to become more than a social geek.
Style: feel good, light, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: school, teenage life, best friends, everyday life, youth, siblings relations, diary, popularity, friendship, high school life, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Freaks and Geeks (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: High school mathlete Lindsay Weir rebels and begins hanging out with a crowd of burnouts (the "freaks"), while her brother Sam Weir navigates a different part of the social universe with his nerdy friends (the "geeks").
Style: humorous, semi serious, retro, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: weed, teenage life, nerd, high school, friendship, social misfits, social relations, teacher, slacker, cheerleader, suburbs, socially awkward ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981, year 1980
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My So-Called Life (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The life of a 15 year-old high school student, whose angst-ridden journey through adolescence, friendship, parents, and life teaches her what it means to grow up.
Style: sincere, sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: first love, high school hunk, high school, coming of age, family relations, teenage girl, teenage daughter, adolescence, teen romance, shyness, gay teenager, teenage crush ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Beavis and Butt-Head (1993)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
Story: Beavis and Butt-head are high school students whose lifestyles revolve around TV, junk food (usually nachos), shopping malls, heavy metal music, and trying to "score with chicks". Each show contains short cartoons centering on the duo who ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heavy metal, high school, buddies, odd couple, stupidity, media satire, hardcase students, satire, heavy metal culture, rock, bad taste humour, practical joke ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Home Movies (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Home Movies is an American animated television sitcom that was originally broadcast from April 26, 1999 to April 4, 2004. Brendon Small is the creator, head writer and lead musician of Home Movies. Jon Benjamin, Melissa Bardin Galsky and Janine ...
Style: not serious, witty, humorous, offbeat, adult animation
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, coach, filmmaking, family relations, divorce, director, football, actor, actress, videotaping, friends, childhood ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 2000s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Oblongs (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 284 min.
TV show
Story: The Oblongs is an American animated television series aimed at teenagers and adults. It is loosely based on a series of characters introduced in creator Angus Oblong's picture book entitled Creepy Susie and 13 Other Tragic Tales for Troubled ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, offbeat, adult animation ...
Plot: eccentric family, family relations, social misfits, society, misfit, family life, parents and children, toxic, radiation, genetically altered, husband wife relationship, deformity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Napoleon Dynamite (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Napoleon Dynamite is an American animated sitcom based on the 2004 cult film of the same name. The series was created by Jared and Jerusha Hess and developed by the Hesses and Mike Scully. The series follows the adventures of Napoleon Dynamite in ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, light, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, social awkwardness, friendship, teenage life, eccentric family, youth, goofy hero, misfit, disorder, delusion, high school, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
King of the Hill (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Set in Texas, this animated series follows the life of propane salesman Hank Hill, who lives with his overly confident substitute Spanish teacher wife Peggy, wannabe comedian son Bobby, and naive niece Luanne. Hank has conservative views about God, ...
Style: witty, sitcom, adult animation, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, small town, ordinary person, suburban life, manhood, machismo, manager, overbearing parent, couple relations, teenage life, parents and children, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Simpsons (1989)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Set in Springfield, the average American town, the show focuses on the antics and everyday adventures of the Simpson family; Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie, as well as a virtual cast of thousands. Since the beginning, the series has been a pop ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, parody, odd ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: dark humor, siblings relations, family relations, social satire, parents and children, eccentric family, small town, satire, mischievous children, goofy hero, society, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, 20th century, 90s, contemporary ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 8.1
 312K
Family Guy (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Sick, twisted, politically incorrect and Freakin' Sweet animated series featuring the adventures of the dysfunctional Griffin family. Bumbling Peter and long-suffering Lois have three kids. Stewie (a brilliant but sadistic baby bent on killing ...
Style: cynical, humorous, parody, witty, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dark humor, social satire, family relations, small town, parents and children, eccentric family, satire, talking animals, goofy hero, adolescence, dog, absurdism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
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Duncanville (2020)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The series centers on the life of Duncan, a spectacularly average 15-year-old boy, his family and friends. Poehler will provide the voice of Duncan and his high-strung mom, Annie, who is constantly trying to prevent her son from ruining his life.
Style: humorous, adult animation, weird, witty, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: mother son relationship, social satire, couple relations, family relations, coming of age, high school, dark humor, family, siblings relations, parents and children, brother sister relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
F is for Family (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The story of the Murphy's, a lower middle class family living in the 1970s — a time when you could smack your kid, smoke inside, and bring a gun to the airport. “F Is For Family”, is a six-episode animated series based on the comedy of ...
Style: realistic, humorous, satirical, not serious, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, family life, parents and children, couple relations, satire, family relations, gross out humor, teenager, teenage life, emotional abuse, eccentric family, working class ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
Aishiteruze Baby (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Aishiteruze Baby is a shōjo romance manga by Yoko Maki. It was serialized by Shueisha in Ribon from April 2002 and January 2005 and collected in seven bound volumes. It was adapted as a 26-episode anime television series produced by TMS ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, stylized, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, high school life, opposites attract, teenage love, family relations, social relations, youth, love and romance, family life, eccentric family, teenage life, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
One Week Friends (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: High school sophomore Yūki Hase noticed that Kaori Fujimiya, his classmate, was always alone. He tried to start a conversation with her but was turned down: "My memories of friendship can last only a week," she said. Despite of knowing ...
Style: sincere, humorous, captivating, semi serious
Plot: friendship, high school life, school life, school, coming of age, first love, slice of life, romance, everyday life, love interest, mother daughter relationship, classmate ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Goode Family (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The Goode Family is an American animated comedy series, which originally aired on ABC from May 27, 2009 to August 7, 2009. The series was created by Mike Judge, and follows the life of an environmentally responsible, albeit obsessive, family. The ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family values, society, youth, family relations, save the planet, unsupportive parent, teenage life, family life, family tradition, environmentalism, parents and children, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Slow Start (2018)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Hana Ichinose is a normal 16-year-old high school student. However, there is something different about her: She enrolled in high school one year late! Her classmates are unaware of this, and Hana will have to work hard to catch up with everyone else.
Style: entertaining, stylized, humorous, semi serious
Plot: slice of life, friendship, social relations, school life, high school life, everyday life, youth, high school, teachers and students, lifestyle, teenage life, obstacle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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6teen (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: 6teen is a Canadian animated sitcom, which premiered in Canada in 2004 on Teletoon. In the USA, 6teen first premiered on Nickelodeon on December 18, 2005 and was removed from the schedule on May 13, 2006. 6teen was previously aired on The N in ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sitcom, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, slice of life, shopping mall, friends, youth, teenage life, best friends, longing, buddies, teenager, teenage boy, giant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Most Popular Girls in School (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The Most Popular Girls in School (abbreviated MPGIS) is an American stop-motion animated comedy web series that debuted on YouTube on May 1, 2012. Created by Mark Cope and Carlo Moss, the series animates Barbie, Ken and other fashion dolls, usually ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: cheerleader, teenage life, rivalry, high school, popularity, youth, friends, uninhibited rivalry, best friends, high school hunk, high school life, camp ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Read It and Weep (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young girl turns into an A-List celebrity over night when her private journal is accidently published and becomes a best-seller.
Style: realistic, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: teenage love, high school, diary, teenage life, popularity, adolescence vs adulthood, power relations, youth, school dance, overnight success, teenage girl, rising to stardom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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South Park (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.
Style: parody, cynical, witty, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, elementary school, social satire, death, friends, gay slur, mischievous children, small town, vicious, buddies, killings, adult humor ...
Time: 2010s, 20th century, 2000s, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
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 7.9
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Moral Orel (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Moral Orel is an American stop-motion animated television show, which originally aired a sneak peek on Adult Swim on December 13, 2005, before it officially aired on January 23, 2006 to December 18, 2008. It has been described as "Davey and ...
Style: parody, humorous, witty, cynical, not serious ...
Plot: christianity, jewish, mischievous children, belief, clergy, hypocrisy, dark humor, religions or cults, youth, society, god or devil, reverend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Blue Spring Ride (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
TV show
Story: At the end of her first year of high school, Futaba Yoshioka suddenly has a chance encounter with her first love, Kou Tanaka. Three years ago, he transferred schools before she was able to say how she felt about him. After meeting each other again, ...
Style: shoujo, romantic, captivating, stylized, visually appealing
Plot: school life, school, friendship, high school, love triangle, romance, everyday life, love, unrequited love, high school life, slice of life, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Bob and Margaret (1993)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, USA, Philippines
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Bob and Margaret is a Canadian/UK animated television series that was also shown in the United States and all over the world. The series was produced by Nelvana, a Toronto animation studio, and created by Canadian David Fine and Brit Alison Snowden. ...
Style: humorous, clever, witty, sitcom, semi serious ...
Plot: dentist, culture clash, society, unfulfillment, couples, family relations, dull life, couple relations, midlife crisis, family life, satire, childless couple ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: england, canada, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
YuruYuri: Happy Go Lily (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: On her first day attending the all-girls Nanamori Middle School in Takaoka, Toyama Akaza Akari oversleeps, to be awakened by her one-year-senior childhood friends: the level-headed Funami Yui and the often self-centered Toshinou Kyouko. Planning on ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining
Plot: slice of life, school, school club, middle school, teenage life, teenager, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, friends, teenage girl, teenage sexuality, classmate, lifestyle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Great North (2021)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the Alaskan adventures of the Tobin family as a single dad does his best to keep his weird bunch of kids close, especially as the artistic dreams of his only daughter lead her away from the family fishing boat and into the glamorous world of ...
Style: 2d animation, not serious, sitcom, witty, humorous ...
Plot: family, small town, wilderness, teenager, teenage boy, friendship, father daughter relationship, disorder, eccentric family, family relations, brother sister relationship, teenage girl ...
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Clone High (2002)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
TV show
Story: Clone High is a Canadian-American adult animated television series that aired for one season on MTV and Teletoon. The series had run in its entirety in Canada on Teletoon before premiering in the United States on MTV. The last five episodes were ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, parody, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: high school, cloning, clones, leader, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, folk hero, youth, society, fictional reality, genetic engineering, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Magical Sempai (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
Story: Our MC finds out that his school requires him to join a club and during his reluctant search he stumbles upon Tejina-senpai attempting magic tricks in her clubroom. Tejina-senpai has massive stage fright however and so now that she has an audience ...
Style: ecchi, feel good, light, humorous, sweet
Audience: teens
Plot: magic, friendship, stage magician, school life, high school life, youth, card trick, teenage life, high school, sisterhood, teenage boy, magical ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%