Movies and TV shows like Friends

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Friends (1994)
 8.9
 613K
Friends (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The misadventures of a group of friends as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life and love in Manhattan.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, not serious, talky, funny, realistic, stylized
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, best friends, sitcom, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couple relations, family relations, love and romance, group of friends, everyday life, friends, twentysomething life, looking for love, siblings relations, roommate, adolescence vs adulthood, buddies, city life, couples, lovers, best friend, friendship between women, friendship between men, cafe, divorce, actor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa

Most similar movies to Friends

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and witty films and TV series with plots about sitcom, friends, lifestyle, couples, friendship, love and romance and couple relations mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Friends: How I Met Your Mother (2005), New Girl (2011), Will & Grace (1998), Joey (2004), The Big Bang Theory (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
How I Met Your Mother (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: How I Met Your Mother is an American sitcom that originally aired on CBS from September 19, 2005, to March 31, 2014. The series follows the main character, Ted Mosby, and his group of friends in Manhattan. As a framing device, Ted, in the year 2030, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, sexual, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, friendship, bar, singleness, womanizer, urban, couple relations, sitcom, lovers, party, dating, architect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 7.7
 165K
New Girl (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Jessica Day is an offbeat and adorable girl in her late 20s who, after a bad breakup, moves in with three single guys. Goofy, positive, vulnerable and honest to a fault, Jess has faith in people, even when she shouldn't. Although she's ...
Style: feel good, humorous, talky, entertaining, light ...
Plot: friends, singleness, group of friends, roommate, buddies, couple relations, optimism, young people, sitcom, young woman, ex couple relations, apartment building ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 45K
Will & Grace (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Will Truman and Grace Adler are best friends living in New York, and when Grace's engagement falls apart, she moves in with Will. Together, along with their friends, they go through the trials of dating, sex, relationships and their careers, ...
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, gay, friendship, roommate, homosexual, best friends, urban, gays and lesbians, dating, lgbt, singleness, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 38K
Joey (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Joey is an American sitcom, a spin-off from Friends, which stars Matt LeBlanc reprising his role as Joey Tribbiani. It premiered on the NBC television network, on September 9, 2004, in the former time slot of its parent series, Thursday nights at ...
Style: humorous, realistic, situational comedy, light, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: womanizer, sitcom, aspiring actor, actor's life, fish out of water, singleness, hollywood, friendship, family relations, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, misfit ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Big Bang Theory (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Big Bang Theory is centered on five characters living in Pasadena, California: roommates Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper; Penny, a waitress and aspiring actress who lives across the hall; and Leonard and Sheldon's equally geeky and ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, clever, intellectual ...
Plot: friends, neighbor, scientist, friendship, sitcom, buddies, intelligence, group of friends, prodigy, computers and web, social awkwardness, nerd ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, campus, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sex and the City (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Based on the bestselling book by Candace Bushnell, Sex and the City tells the story of four best friends, all single and in their late thirties, as they pursue their careers and talk about their sex lives, all while trying to survive the New York ...
Style: sexual, erotic, witty, talky, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sex, looking for sex, best friends, couple relations, sexual relations, casual sex, looking for love, city life, writer's life, everyday life, sexual dysfunction, up and down relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s ...
Place: new york, manhattan, new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 8.5
 295K
Modern Family (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan is a wonderfully large and blended family. They give us an honest and often hilarious look into the sometimes warm, sometimes twisted, embrace of the modern family.
Style: humorous, cynical, not serious, realistic
Plot: parents and children, family life, generation gap, everyday life, step parent, adoption, mother daughter relationship, sitcom, couple relations, family, adolescence, immature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 82K
2 Broke Girls (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Comedy about the unlikely friendship that develops between two very different young women who meet waitressing at a diner in trendy Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and form a bond over one day owning their own successful cupcake business. Only one thing ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, not serious, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, sitcom, workplace situations, money raising, supportive friend, financial problem, ambitious, female friendship, working class, friendship, restaurant, waitress ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 38K
Cougar Town (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Jules Cobb is a mom in her forties facing the often humorous challenges, pitfalls and rewards of life's next chapter. Along for the journey is her son, her ex-husband, her husband/neighbor and her friends who together make up her dysfunctional, ...
Style: humorous, sexual, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: small town life, looking for love, neighbor, lifestyle, divorce, wine, parents and children, sitcom, dating, career, parenthood, hot and sexy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
That Awkward Moment (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Best pals Jason and Daniel indulge in casual flings and revel in their carefree, unattached lives. After learning that the marriage of their friend Mikey is over, they gladly welcome him back into their circle. The three young men make a pact to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, romantic, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, looking for sex, singleness, twentysomething life, friendship, male friendship, buddies, romance, verbal byplay, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.0
 12K
Gavin & Stacey (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Story: Gavin is an ordinary boy from Billericay, Essex. Stacey is an ordinary girl from Barry Island, South Wales. They’ve spoken on the phone every day at work for months but they’ve never actually met… until now.
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, clever, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, friendship, long distance relationship, dating, sitcom, family life, romance, urban, twentysomething life, love and romance, couples, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 809
100 Questions (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Story: 100 Questions is an American situation comedy series which premiered on NBC on May 27, 2010. In May 2009 the network announced that the show would debut midseason in March 2010 on Tuesday nights at 9:30 pm, after NBC's coverage of the 2010 ...
Style: not serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, buddies, romance, battle of the sexes, group of friends, dating, introspection, bar, looking for love, urban, twentysomething life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 4K
Mad Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Mad Love is an American television series that aired on CBS from February 14 to May 16, 2011. The sitcom was planned as a mid-season replacement during the 2010–11 television season. On May 15, 2011, Mad Love was officially cancelled by CBS.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, looking for love, romance, dating, sitcom, singleness, urban, city life, couples, friends, best friends, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.7
 32K
Happy Endings (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Happy Endings is an American television sitcom that ran on ABC from April 13, 2011 to May 3, 2013. The show follows the dysfunctional adventures of six best friends living in Chicago.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, friendship, group of friends, battle of the sexes, couple relations, lgbt, sibling relationship, interracial couple, wife husband relationship, breakup, couples, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 18K
Mad About You (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Mad About You is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 23, 1992 to May 24, 1999. The show stars Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt as a newly married couple in New York City. Reiser played Paul Buchman, a documentary film maker. Hunt played ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: sitcom, marriage, oldies, verbal byplay, couple relations, friendship, romance, newlywed, urban, love and romance, youth, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.5
 167K
Community (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Follow the lives of a group of students at what is possibly the world’s worst community college in the fictional locale of Greendale, Colorado.
Style: witty, talky, humorous, stylized, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: student life, sitcom, college life, social relations, friends, hardcase students, odd, lifestyle change, college, friendship, uptight character, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, campus, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Two Guys and a Girl is an American sitcom created by Kenny Schwartz and Danny Jacobson. It ran on ABC from March 10, 1998, to May 16, 2001. Eighty-one episodes were aired over four seasons. The series stars Ryan Reynolds, Traylor Howard and Richard ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, friendship, basketball, roommate, buddies, looking for love, restaurant, young adult, singleness, twentysomething life, workplace situations, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: boston, usa, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 4K
Ellen (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Ellen is an American television sitcom that aired on the ABC network from March 29, 1994 to July 22, 1998, consisting of 109 episodes. The title role of Ellen Morgan, played by stand-up comedian Ellen DeGeneres, was a neurotic bookstore owner in her ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, realistic, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, coming out, friendship, store, best friends, urban, gays and lesbians, lgbt, looking for love, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, gender ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Caroline in the City (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Caroline in the City is an American situation comedy that ran on the NBC television network. It stars Lea Thompson as cartoonist Caroline Duffy, who lives in Manhattan in New York City. The series premiered on September 21, 1995 in the "Must ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, sexual ...
Plot: sitcom, cartoonist, city life, urban, dating, artists and showbiz, best friends, couple relations, friends, love and romance, up and down relationship, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, manhattan, new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.4
 21K
Broad City (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Broad City follows two women throughout their daily lives in New York City, making the smallest and mundane events hysterical and disturbing to watch all at the same time.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, talky, alternative comedy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, best friends, friendship, young adult, female friendship, cannabis, urban, city life, twentysomething life, friends, roommate, supportive friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Desperate Housewives (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Desperate Housewives is an American television comedy-drama-mystery series created by Marc Cherry and produced by ABC Studios and Cherry Productions. It aired Sundays at 9 P.M. Eastern/8 P.M. Central, on ABC from October 3, 2004, until May 13, 2012. ...
Style: witty, humorous, sexual, dark humor, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: housewife, suburban life, secret, couple relations, neighbor, family relations, investigation, infidelity, social relations, lifestyle, friendship, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Saved by the Bell: The College Years (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: college, sitcom, college life, friendship, buddies, teachers and students, young adult, adolescence vs adulthood, coming of age, youth, friends, best friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.8
 2K
Rhoda (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Rhoda is an American television sitcom, starring Valerie Harper, which aired 109 episodes over five seasons, from 1974 to 1978. The show was a spin-off of The Mary Tyler Moore Show, in which Harper between the years 1970 and 1974 had played the role ...
Style: not serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, jewish, couple relations, parents and children, dating, city life, urban, thirtysomething life, family relations, siblings relations, singleness, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 6.9
 33K
The Nanny (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Fran, fresh out of her job as a bridal consultant in her boyfriend’s shop, first appears on the doorstep of Broadway producer Maxwell Sheffield peddling cosmetics, and quickly stumbled upon the opportunity to become The Nanny for his three ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty
Audience: date night
Plot: nanny, sitcom, children, female protagonist, couple relations, fish out of water, love and romance, family relations, fall in love, society, workplace, eligible bachelor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.4
 194K
Just Go with It (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A plastic surgeon, romancing a much younger schoolteacher, enlists his loyal assistant to pretend to be his soon to be ex-wife, in order to cover up a careless lie. When more lies backfire, the assistant's kids become involved, and everyone ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, family outing
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, pretense, deception, fall in love, farce, dishonesty, marriage, hidden identity, blackmail, plastic surgery, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Opposite Sex and How to Live with Them (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jewish Jack-the-lad David seriously fancies smart, rich Anglo-Saxon Carrie as soon as he first offends her in a Boston bar. They run into each other again and though she still says she finds him appalling he works on it and they are soon together. ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: bar, friendship, romance, love affair, love and romance, couples, friends, best friends, battle of the sexes, looking for love, social differences, wooing ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
According to Jim (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: According to Jim is an American sitcom television series starring Jim Belushi in the title role as a suburban father of three children. It originally ran on ABC from October 1, 2001 to June 2, 2009.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, situational comedy
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, housewife, couple relations, parents and children, family, suburbs, family life, couples, family relations, buddies, siblings relations, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.4
 355
Committed (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Committed is a television sitcom that aired on NBC as a midseason replacement from January 4 to March 15, 2005. Although originally broadcast twice a week the series eventually settled in a regular timeslot on Tuesdays at 9:30PM EST after Scrubs. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, neurotic
Plot: sitcom, therapist, unlikely couple, opposites attract, romance, dating, couple relations, love and romance, couples, eccentric family, optimism, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.9
 1K
Kate & Allie (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Kate & Allie is an American television situation comedy which ran from March 19, 1984, to May 22, 1989. Kate & Allie first aired on CBS as a midseason replacement series and only six episodes were initially commissioned, but the favorable ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: sitcom, female friendship, single mother, single parent, friendship, city life, urban, family life, roommate, best friends, feminism, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.6
 938
Coupling (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Coupling is a 2003 American remake of the British television sitcom of the same title, which aired on NBC.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: best friends, couple relations, verbal byplay, romance, group of friends, sitcom, looking for love, looking for sex, love triangle, sexual relations, thirtysomething life, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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