Movies and TV shows like Gidget

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Gidget (1965)
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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 on ABC from September 15, 1965 to April 21, 1966. Gidget was among the first regularly scheduled color programs on ABC, but did poorly in the Nielsen ratings and was cancelled at the end of its first season.
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: surfing, teenage life, teenage love, best friends, college, youth, friendship, friends, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, suburbs, workplace romance, young lovers, lifestyle, hanging, suburban life, coming of age, eccentric family, single father, parent child relationship, teenager, beach, grownups, widower ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, california

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Most similar movies to Gidget

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, sitcom and semi serious films and TV series with plots about family relations, youth, teenage life, friends, lifestyle, parents and children and best friends mostly in Comedy, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like Gidget: The Flying Nun (1967), Gimme a Break! (1981), One Day at a Time (1975), Malibu, CA (1998), A Different World (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Flying Nun (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Flying Nun is an American sitcom produced by Screen Gems for ABC based on the 1965 book The Fifteenth Pelican, by Tere Rios. It starred Sally Field as Sister Bertrille. The series originally ran on ABC from September 7, 1967, to April 3, 1970, ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious
Plot: convent, nun, priest, catholic orphanage, catholic, mother superior, catholic school, newcomer, novice, clergy, hidden identity, against the rules ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: puerto rico, latin america
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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, humorous, realistic, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: single father, parents and children, family problems, youth, suburbs, best friends, adolescence vs adulthood, death in the family, teenage life, family life, family business, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new york, usa
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70%
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, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: love and romance, starting over, family relations, family life, parents and children, teenage life, best friends, family business, siblings relations, eccentric family, adolescence vs adulthood, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, indiana
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65%
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Malibu, CA (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Malibu, CA is an American teen sitcom television program produced by Saved by the Bell creator Peter Engel that aired from 1998 to 2000 on syndication. Co-created by Engel and Carl Kurlander, the show centred around the lives of twin brothers Scott ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: surfing, siblings relations, wooing, love and romance, family relations, teenage life, twins, youth, single parent, teenage son, friendship between teens, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: saudi arabia, california, usa, malibu california, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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A Different World (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A Different World is an American television sitcom which aired for six seasons on NBC. It is a spin-off series from The Cosby Show and originally centered on Denise Huxtable and the life of students at Hillman College, a fictional mixed but ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: college, adolescence vs adulthood, college life, love and romance, buddies, youth, workplace situations, friendship, teenage love, twentysomething life, student life, feminism ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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, funny, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: school, teenager, teenage girl, high school life, teenage life, friendship, best friends, culture clash, youth, mother daughter relationship, lifestyle, family relations ...
⇓ 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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, sitcom
Plot: family relations, ghetto, family life, parents and children, love and romance, young lovers, social differences, suburban life, tv show, workplace romance, friendship, black family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
I Hate My Teenage Daughter (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: I Hate My Teenage Daughter is an American sitcom that ran on Fox from November 30, 2011 to March 20, 2012. It aired at the 9:30 pm /8:30 pm timeslot after The X Factor. The series stars Jaime Pressly and Katie Finneran. On May 10, 2012, Fox canceled ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, sitcom
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: single parent, friendship, teenage life, parents and children, parent child relationship, bullying, bully, mother daughter relationship, school, family relations, best friends, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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 ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: suburbs, gay, friends, working class, family relations, youth, best friends, follow your dream, lifestyle, teenage life, dull life, hopes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Raising Dad (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Raising Dad is an American television series that aired on the WB from September 2001 until May 2002. The series starred Bob Saget, Kat Dennings, Brie Larson, Riley Smith, Beau Wirick, and Jerry Adler, and was produced by Albion Productions in ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, parents and children, youth, siblings relations, teenage life, family life, living with parents, indoor, high school life, coming of age, single parent, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Bucket and Skinner are best friends trying to navigate the minefield of high school politics, while surfing everyday and living the California dream.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sitcom, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: family, high school life, beach, lifestyle, siblings relations, teenage life, disorder, buddies, mischievous children, youth, best friends, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Clueless (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, best friends, lifestyle, youth, shopping mall, family relations, friends, shopping, fashion, shallowness, teenage life, high school life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, light, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: suburban life, teenage life, suburbs, youth, everyday life, social relations, family relations, fish out of water, parents and children, lifestyle, misfit, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Freddie (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious
Plot: chef, eccentric family, friends, family relations, buddies, best friends, lifestyle, restaurant, family, family life, cooking and food
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Parent Family (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Life of a family of five: father, mother and their three boys.
Style: humorous, sitcom, feel good, entertaining, light ...
Plot: youth, family life, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, teenage love, couple relations, coming of age, teenager, family, friendship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Boy Meets World (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Boy Meets World is an American television sitcom that chronicles the coming of age events and everyday life-lessons of Cory Matthews, a Philadelphian who grows up from a young boy to a married man. The show aired for seven seasons from 1993 to 2000 ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, teen drama, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: friendship, high school, coming of age, family relations, school, college, high school life, teenage life, teenage love, supportive parent, power relations, best friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Happy Days (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Happy Days is an American television sitcom that aired first-run from January 15, 1974 to September 24, 1984 on ABC. Created by Garry Marshall, the series presents an idealized vision of life in the mid-1950s to mid-1960s United States. The series ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental
Plot: friendship, teenage love, family life, love and romance, youth, buddies, coming of age, teenage life, siblings relations, parents and children, basketball, family relations ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, wisconsin, milwaukee wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Oliver Beene (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Oliver Beene is an American sitcom that premiered on Fox on March 9, 2003. The show was created by Howard Gewirtz. Set in 1962 and 1963, the show chronicled the trials and tribulations of the 11-to-12-year-old Oliver Beene, in first person ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, family life, eccentric family, lifestyle, teenage life, society, parents and children, americana, dentist, siblings relations, housewife, coming of age ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Moesha (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Moesha was an American sitcom series that aired on the UPN network from January 23, 1996 to May 14, 2001. The series stars R&B singer Brandy Norwood as Moesha Mitchell, a high school student living with her family in the Leimert Park ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: family relations, lifestyle, teenage life, family life, eccentric family, verbal byplay, parents and children, friends, best friends, youth, family, blended family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Maybe It's Me (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Maybe It's Me is an American television comedy series that aired on The WB Network. It first aired on October 5, 2001 and ended on May 3, 2002. The series was created and executive produced by Suzanne Martin, a former writer of Frasier and ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sitcom, offbeat
Plot: teenage life, teenage girl, love and romance, youth, coping, family relations, twins, siblings relations, family, teenager, dating, grandparents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Lucy Show (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Lucy Show is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from 1962–68. It was Lucille Ball's follow-up to I Love Lucy. A significant change in cast and premise for the 1965–66 season divides the program into two distinct eras; aside from Ball, ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, humorous, not serious, witty ...
Plot: workplace, disorder, couple relations, workplace intrigue, battle of the sexes, workplace situations, workplace romance, parents and children, boss and employee, family relations, goofy hero, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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State of Grace (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: State of Grace is an American comedy-drama series that ran for two seasons on the Fox Network's Fox Family channel during 2001 and 2002.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, teenage life, family relations, family, youth, family life, jewish family, teenager, child protagonist, school, coming of age, best friends ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Too Close for Comfort (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Too Close for Comfort is an American television sitcom which ran on the ABC network from November 11, 1980 until May 5, 1983, and in first-run syndication from April 7, 1984 until September 27, 1986. It was modeled after the British series Keep It ...
Style: sitcom, sexual, humorous, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: cartoonist, family life, relationship vs career, eccentric family, starting over, suburban life, couple relations, supernatural romance, bank, college, parents and children, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Quintuplets (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Quintuplets is a quirky ensemble comedy about the trials and tribulations of two parents raising 15-year-old quintuplets in a three-bedroom home.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, cheerleader, brother sister relationship, teenage life, family life, eccentric family, lifestyle, family values, youth, parents and children, favoritism among siblings, housewife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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My Life as Liz (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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, realistic, humorous, witty, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, social relations, friendship, youth, high school life, power relations, best friends, lifestyle, family relations, parents and children, society, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Campus Ladies (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Campus Ladies is an American sitcom that premiered on Oxygen on January 8, 2006. It stars Christen Sussin and Carrie Aizley as two 40-something women who decide to go enroll at the fictional University of the Midwest. The humor comes from the ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, biting ...
Plot: college, lifestyle, college life, looking for love, looking for sex, best friends, love and romance, youth, middle aged, divorce, college student, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Saved by the Bell: The College Years (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Saved by the Bell: The College Years is a sequel to the Saved by the Bell series which ran from September 14, 1993 to February 8, 1994, lasting one season. It was the third incarnation of the franchise. It is also the only series of the franchise to ...
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sitcom
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: college, college life, friendship, looking for love, student life, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, lifestyle, best friends, teachers and students, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa
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52%
Welcome to the Family (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Welcome to the Family is an American television series that aired on NBC from October 3, to October 17, 2013 on Thursdays at 8:30 p.m. Eastern/7:30 p.m. Central, after Parks and Recreation. On May 10, 2013, the network placed a series order for the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, captivating, light ...
Plot: family life, pregnancy, eccentric family, parents and children, love and romance, teenage love, couple relations, society, life turned upside down, family relations, meet the parents, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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227 (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: 227 is an American situation comedy that originally aired on NBC from September 14, 1985, until May 6, 1990. The series stars Marla Gibbs as a sharp-tongued, inner-city resident gossip and housewife, Mary Jenkins. It was produced by Embassy ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, neighbor, apartment, best friends, lifestyle, workplace, friends, couples, social relations, family life, friendship, eccentric family ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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52%
What I Like About You (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Valerie Tyler is a 28-year-old organization freak who loves her 16-year-old sister Holly. Even if Holly is rambunctious. Spontaneous. Impulsive. Disconcerting. And definitely disorganized. Then Holly moves in with Val, and the sisters discover they ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, looking for love, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, youth, lifestyle, first love, roommate, sibling relationship, sister sister relationship, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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51%