Movies and TV shows like Friends

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Friends
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: talky, humorous, witty, feel good, funny, not serious, realistic, stylized
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: sitcom, friendship, best friends, couple relations, group of friends, twentysomething life, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, everyday life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, buddies, city life, love and romance, looking for love, siblings relations, best friend, friendship between women, friendship between men, roommate, cafe, urban, singleness, divorce, actor, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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Will & Grace
Comedy, Romance
USA
22 min.
 7.2
Sex and the City
Comedy, Drama, Romance
USA
30 min.
 7.1
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Most similar movies to Friends

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and semi serious films and TV series with plots about friendship, love and romance, couples, friends, lifestyle, romance and marriage 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), Sex and the City (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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How I Met Your Mother
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, not serious, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sitcom, friendship, romance, bar, urban, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couple relations, looking for love, lovers, career, marriage, womanizer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   95%
    User:   97%
 
 7.7
 165K
New Girl
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, roommate, optimism, group of friends, young people, singleness, buddies, young woman, ex couple relations, couple relations, sitcom, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   100%
 
 7.2
 45K
Will & Grace
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: semi serious, talky, humorous, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, best friends, friendship, urban, gays and lesbians, singleness, looking for love, gender, friends, city life, roommate, battle of the sexes ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   100%
 
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 6.0
 38K
Joey
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, situational comedy, realistic, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sitcom, womanizer, aspiring actor, actor's life, singleness, friendship, family relations, lifestyle, fish out of water, brother sister relationship, hollywood, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   75%
 
Sex and the City
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: witty, stylized, talky, sentimental, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sex talk, looking for love, sex, female friendship, friendship between women, battle of the sexes, looking for sex, everyday life, city life, strong sexual content, best friends, writer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   60%
 
 7.0
 38K
Cougar Town
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, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: neighbor, parents and children, friends, sitcom, looking for love, wine, parenthood, hot and sexy, divorce, neighbor neighbor relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   43%
 
That Awkward Moment
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: romantic, humorous, light, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: buddies, male friendship, couple relations, relationships, verbal byplay, looking for sex, singleness, love and romance, fall in love, lifestyle, drinking, male objectification ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   67%
 
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 6.4
 194K
Just Go with It
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: chick flick, date night, family outing
Plot: impersonating, romance, marriage, love story, kids and family, pretense, lifestyle change, dishonesty, resort, hidden identity, couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   35%
 
The Opposite Sex and How to Live with Them
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: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, bar, love affair, romance, love and romance, couples, friends, best friends, battle of the sexes, looking for love, social differences, wooing ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   38%
 
The Big Bang Theory
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: sitcom, science, neighbor, sarcasm, youth, friends, buddies, fan culture, friendship, nerd, computers and web, student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, campus, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   38%
 
 6.6
 4K
Mad Love
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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, romance, looking for love, urban, singleness, city life, couples, friends, best friends, buddies, opposites attract, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   38%
 
 7.7
 32K
Happy Endings
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, battle of the sexes, couple relations, breakup, couples, group of friends, friends, best friends, buddies, singleness, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   34%
 
 6.6
 18K
Mad About You
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: sitcom, oldies, verbal byplay, couple relations, friendship, romance, urban, love and romance, youth, couples, marriage, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   29%
 
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Along Came Polly
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Reuben Feffer is a guy who's spent his entire life playing it safe. Polly Prince is irresistible as a free-spirit who lives for the thrill of the moment. When these two comically mismatched souls collide, Reuben's world is turned upside ...
Style: humorous, funny, romantic, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: opposites attract, romance, honeymoon, fall in love, love and romance, nothing goes right, disorder, chance, relationships, wedding, marriage, commitment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, caribbean, los angeles, long island ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   34%
 
 3.7
 518
Luminarias
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Welcome to Luminarias-where hot spicy dish gets served up with a Latin twist by four successful friends from East LA...with very discriminating taste in men! When separated divorce attorney Andrea finds herself guilty of falling for her white and ...
Style: semi serious, talky, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: city life, gays and lesbians, restaurant, romance, immigrants, battle of the sexes, friendship, feminism, urban, looking for love, singleness, culture clash ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   34%
 
He's Just Not That Into You
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Remember that really cute guy who said he'd call – and didn't? Maybe he lost your number. Maybe he's in the hospital. Maybe he's awed by your beauty, brains or success. Or maybe... he's just not that into you.
Style: romantic, sweet, light, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, stereotypes, teaching the ways of the world, women, couple relations, love story, looking for love, love affair, best friends in love, love and romance, mentor, unlikely friendships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: baltimore, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   29%
 
 5.5
 91K
Bride Wars
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two best friends become rivals when their respective weddings are accidentally booked for the same day.
Style: semi serious, feel good, romantic, satirical, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: wedding, wedding preparations and rituals, friendship, uninhibited rivalry, female friendship, rivalry, women, stereotypes, destiny, vengeance, unsupportive friend, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   30%
 
 6.1
 140K
27 Dresses
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Altruistic Jane finds herself facing her worst nightmare as her younger sister announces her engagement to the man Jane secretly adores.
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, funny, light ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: bridesmaid, romance, wedding, looking for love, love triangle, unlikely couple, love story, love, women, unfulfilled love, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   35%
 
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 6.2
 4K
Ellen
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: semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, store, best friends, urban, gays and lesbians, looking for love, coming out, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, gender, friendship, friends ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   28%
 
Friends with Benefits
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jamie is a New York-based executive recruiter who entices Dylan, an art director from Los Angeles, to take a job at the New York office of GQ magazine. Finding that they have much in common, the two become fast friends. Feeling jaded by a number of ...
Style: romantic, sexual, sweet, light, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friends, sexual relations, best friends in love, looking for sex, sexual activity, relationships, stereotypes, unlikely friendships, love and romance, life philosophy, sexuality, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   26%
 
Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place
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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, buddies, looking for love, singleness, twentysomething life, workplace situations, friendship, workplace, friends, love and romance, couples, restaurant ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: boston, usa, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   37%
 
 6.0
 946
Little City
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Best friends Adam and Kevin have a lot in common. Probably too much! In fact, Kevin is carrying on a torrid affair with Adam's girlfriend, Nina, on the side! And if this triangle wasn't crowded enough, the arrival of a seductive newcomer ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, couple relations, romance, looking for love, urban, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, city life, love and romance, friendship, unfulfillment, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   35%
 
 6.9
 209K
The Holiday
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Two women, one (Cameron Diaz) from America and one (Kate Winslet) from Britain, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance with a local man (Jude Law, Jack Black) but realizes that the imminent ...
Style: romantic, sweet, feel good, light, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, happy ending, women, lifestyle change, love and romance, unlikely couple, multiple storylines, romance, love story, love, life philosophy, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   25%
 
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The Night We Never Met
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sam has a problem with his roommates: they are disgusting, and don't seem to share his views on responsibility, privacy, and basic hygine. Such is his discomfort with his living arrangements that he agrees to share the occupancy of another ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: buddies, comedy of errors, romance, unlikely couple, urban, battle of the sexes, opposites attract, couple relations, friendship, infidelity, mistaken identity, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   32%
 
Coming to America
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Prince Akeem, heir to the throne of Zamunda, leaves the tropical paradise kingdom in search of his queen. What better place than Queens, New York, to find his bride? Joined by his loyal servant and friend, Semmi, Akeem attempts to blend in as an ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, funny, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, comedy of errors, hidden identity, culture clash, fall in love, romance, looking for love, prince, heir to the throne, social differences, adventure, verbal byplay ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: africa, new york, usa, mcdonald's restaurant, madison square garden manhattan new york city ...
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System:   30%
    User:   30%
 
Going the Distance
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Erin and Garrett are very much in love. When Erin moves to San Francisco to finish her journalism degree and Garrett stays behind in New York to work in the music industry, they gamely keep the romance alive with webcams and frequent-flyer miles. ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, feel good, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, sex, phone sex, intern, masturbation, relationships, couple relations, newspaper, marriage, drugs/alcohol, love affair, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, new york, california, usa
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System:   30%
    User:   29%
 
 6.1
 88K
The Switch
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An unmarried 40-year-old woman turns to a turkey baster in order to become pregnant. Seven years later, she reunites with her best friend, who has been living with a secret: he replaced her preferred sperm sample with his own.
Style: humorous, sentimental, funny, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: best friends, pregnancy, single parent, couples, artificial insemination, unlikely friendships, unfulfilled love, romance, parenthood, child birth, single father, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   36%
 
Saved by the Bell: The College Years
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, buddies, teachers and students, adolescence vs adulthood, college life, coming of age, friendship, youth, friends, best friends, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   27%
 

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Mr. Wonderful
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Electrician Gus gets the chance to fulfill a childhood dream by buying an old bowling-alley with some of his friends.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, bowling, opposites attract, starting over, relationships, self discovery, infidelity, divorce, couple relations, happy ending, looking for love, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   29%
    User:   26%
 
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An advice columnist, Andie Anderson (Kate Hudson), tries pushing the boundaries of what she can write about in her new piece about how to get a man to leave you in 10 days. Her editor, Lana (Bebe Neuwirth), loves it, and Andie goes off to find a man ...
Style: romantic, feel good, sweet, light, entertaining ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   29%
    User:   24%
 
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