Movies and TV shows like Friends

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Friends (1994)
 8.9
 653K
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, group of friends, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, family relations, couple relations, everyday life, friends, looking for love, roommate, twentysomething life, city life, siblings relations, couples, adolescence vs adulthood, friendship between men, friendship between women, best friend, lovers, buddies, cafe, musician, jewish ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa

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Most similar movies to Friends

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, not serious and witty films and TV series with plots about friends, sitcom, lifestyle, couples, friendship, love and romance and dating mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Friends: How I Met Your Mother (2005), New Girl (2011), Joey (2004), Cougar Town (2009), 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: humorous, feel good, witty, sexual, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, looking for love, bar, singleness, sitcom, womanizer, urban, couple relations, lovers, dating, architect, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 169K
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, captivating, light ...
Plot: friends, roommate, group of friends, couple relations, optimism, young people, singleness, ex couple relations, buddies, sitcom, young woman, apartment building ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
96%
 6.0
 39K
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: sitcom, womanizer, aspiring actor, family relations, singleness, friendship, actor's life, lifestyle, hollywood, misfit, fish out of water, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 7.0
 39K
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, light, entertaining, sexual, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: neighbor, divorce, looking for love, small town life, lifestyle, wine, dating, parents and children, career, sitcom, parenthood, hot and sexy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, intellectual, clever ...
Plot: neighbor, friends, scientist, friendship, social awkwardness, intelligence, geek, buddies, sitcom, science, prodigy, roommate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, campus, usa, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.2
 47K
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: stylized, realistic, feel good, talky, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, friendship, roommate, gay, supportive friend, love and romance, designer, best friends, dating, platonic, gender, singleness ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 2010s ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.6
 28K
iCarly (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: iCarly is an American teen sitcom that ran on Nickelodeon from September 8, 2007 until November 23, 2012. The series was created by Dan Schneider. It focuses on teenager Carly Shay, who creates her own web show called iCarly with her best friends ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: teenage girl, teenage life, siblings relations, sitcom, teenager, computers and web, friendship, high school, internet video, best friends, show, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 138K
That '70s Show (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Crank up the 8-track and flash back to a time when platform shoes and puka shells were all the rage in this hilarious retro-sitcom. For Eric, Kelso, Jackie, Hyde, Donna and Fez, a group of high school teens who spend most of their time hanging out ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sentimental, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: sitcom, friendship, generation gap, parents and children, couple relations, drugs/alcohol, adolescence vs adulthood, first love, teenage love, americana, dating, nurse ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, sentimental, witty, stylized, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: sex, looking for love, female friendship, couple relations, looking for sex, sexual relations, best friends, sexuality, love and romance, everyday life, city life, sexual dysfunction ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Two and a Half Men (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A hedonistic jingle writer's free-wheeling life comes to an abrupt halt when his brother and 10-year-old nephew move into his beach-front house.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, situational comedy, buddy comedy
Audience: date night
Plot: sitcom, womanizer, roommate, beach house, ex spouse, singleness, single parent, casual sex, divorce, friends, parents and children, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, usa, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 84K
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: humorous, feel good, witty, not serious, motivational ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: financial problem, sitcom, ambitious, female friendship, best friends, friendship, money raising, workplace situations, supportive friend, working class, waitress, roommate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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: realistic, humorous, not serious
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, city life, singleness, love and romance, opposites attract, buddies, fall in love, looking for love, couples, friendship, lifestyle, urban ...
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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, friendship, group of friends, couple relations, love and romance, friends, ex couple relations, singleness, up and down relationship, girlfriend, best friends, breakup ...
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: witty, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: sitcom, marriage, family relations, verbal byplay, romance, parents and children, couple relations, city life, love and romance, up and down relationship, oldies, newlyweds ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, fall in love, love and romance, friendship, looking for sex, male friendship, twentysomething life, buddies, romance, lifestyle, verbal byplay, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Odd Couple (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Oscar's life seems almost perfect...sure he's divorced and his apartment is a mess, but he's the host of a well-known sports show, and is enjoying his bachelor lifestyle in New York City. That is until his college friend, Felix, shows ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, odd couple, friendship, friends, dating, disorder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, misfit, radio show, job, macho man, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: feel good, not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: college, college life, friendship, sitcom, lifestyle, student life, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, looking for love, teachers and students, coming of age, best friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, campus, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 5K
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: talky, offbeat, realistic, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, coming out, friendship, workplace situations, lifestyle, urban, gender, store, disorder, couples, looking for love, gays and lesbians ...
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: humorous, witty, semi serious, sexual, biting ...
Plot: sitcom, cartoonist, up and down relationship, couple relations, artists and showbiz, love and romance, best friends, urban, lifestyle, city life, friends, dating ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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: realistic, feel good, humorous, witty, sincere ...
Plot: sitcom, looking for love, friends, introspection, lifestyle, urban, battle of the sexes, couples, buddies, bar, couple relations, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
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, sexy, sexual, dark humor ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: housewife, secret, suburban life, couple relations, neighbor, family relations, investigation, social relations, infidelity, friendship, love and romance, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.4
 5K
My Boys (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: My Boys is an American television sitcom that debuted on November 28, 2006, on TBS. The show deals with a female sports columnist in Chicago, Illinois and the men in her life including her brother and her best friend. The show was canceled by TBS on ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, media, couples, columnist, buddies, looking for love, singleness, twentysomething life, ex couple relations, love and romance, newspaper, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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: realistic, feel good, sentimental, witty, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, jewish, thirtysomething life, parents and children, siblings relations, city life, singleness, couple relations, protective parent, family relations, couples, leaving home ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 3.7
 958
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: sexual, sexy, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: couples, looking for love, friends, verbal byplay, thirtysomething life, romance, love and romance, looking for sex, couple relations, sexual relations, wooing, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The King of Queens (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Three's definitely a crowd for parcel post deliveryman Doug Heffernan (Kevin James), whose newly widowed father-in-law, Arthur (Jerry Stiller), has moved in with him and his wife, Carrie (Leah Remini). Doug's no longer the king of his ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: working class, sitcom, living with parents, friendship, marital problem, family problems, workplace, family relations, friends, love and romance, battle of the sexes, everyday life ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Rules of Engagement (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Rules of Engagement is a comedy about the different phases of male/female relationships, as seen through the eyes of a newly engaged couple, Adam and Jennifer, a long-time married pair, Jeff and Audrey, and a single guy on the prowl, Russell. As ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: dating, sitcom, thirtysomething life, couple relations, wooing, engaged, couples, friendship, marriage, singleness, love and romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.4
 4K
Partners (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Story: Partners is an American comedy series that aired on CBS from September 24 to November 12, 2012, on Monday nights at 8:30 pm, following the sitcom How I Met Your Mother. The series was created by Will & Grace creators Max Mutchnick and David ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: architect, friendship, business partner, gays and lesbians, best friends, partners, buddies, couples, gender, lifestyle, workplace, sitcom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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, eccentric family, couples, disagreement, couple relations, family relations, unlikely couple, love and romance, romance, optimism, opposites attract ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.9
 220K
Seinfeld (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Seinfeld is an American television sitcom that originally aired on NBC from July 5, 1989, to May 14, 1998. It lasted nine seasons, and is now in syndication. It was created by Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld, the latter starring as a fictionalized ...
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, talky, neurotic ...
Plot: sitcom, comedian, dating, friendship, comedy of errors, everyday life, human relationship, nothing goes right, antisocial behavior, disorder, uptight character, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city, new york yankees
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: sitcom, single parent, friendship, single mother, female friendship, family relations, city life, teenage life, couples, family life, best friends, gender ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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