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, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couple relations, group of friends, family relations, love and romance, friends, everyday life, twentysomething life, looking for love, siblings relations, best friend, friendship between men, friendship between women, roommate, adolescence vs adulthood, buddies, city life, couples, lovers, cafe, apartment, divorce ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 21st century, 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 friends, lifestyle, sitcom, couples, friendship, love and romance and best friends mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Friends: How I Met Your Mother (2005), New Girl (2011), Joey (2004), Will & Grace (1998), 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: looking for love, friendship, bar, singleness, sitcom, womanizer, urban, couple relations, lovers, party, dating, architect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 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, entertaining, captivating ...
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%
 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, 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 ⇓
78%
 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: realistic, stylized, humorous, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, friendship, gay, roommate, best friends, dating, urban, love and romance, singleness, looking for love, designer, supportive friend ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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, social awkwardness, buddies, intelligence, geek, science, nerd, prodigy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, usa, campus, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 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, feel good, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: neighbor, looking for love, small town life, divorce, lifestyle, wine, parents and children, sitcom, dating, parenthood, hot and sexy, age difference ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, female friendship, best friends, ambitious, workplace situations, money raising, supportive friend, friendship, waitress, working class, cupcake ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ 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, witty, stylized, sentimental, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sex, looking for sex, looking for love, best friends, couple relations, sexual relations, love and romance, female friendship, casual sex, city life, sexuality, everyday life ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s ...
Place: new york, manhattan, new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 8.0
 13K
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, sitcom, dating, 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, battle of the sexes, romance, dating, group of friends, introspection, bar, looking for love, urban, twentysomething life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, friendship, looking for sex, singleness, male friendship, twentysomething life, buddies, romance, verbal byplay, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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 ⇓
35%
 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, realistic, witty, touching, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: sitcom, marriage, oldies, couple relations, verbal byplay, friendship, romance, newlywed, love and romance, youth, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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 ⇓
33%
 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, feel good, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: sitcom, teenage life, siblings relations, teenager, teenage girl, friendship, computers and web, internet video, best friends, show, high school, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, roommate, beach house, womanizer, casual sex, single parent, singleness, ex spouse, parents and children, friends, divorce, uptight character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: housewife, suburban life, secret, couple relations, family relations, neighbor, investigation, infidelity, social relations, love and romance, friendship, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is an American television sitcom that originally aired on NBC from September 10, 1990, to May 20, 1996. The show stars Will Smith as a fictionalized version of himself, a street-smart teenager from West Philadelphia who ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, realistic, situational comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, teenage life, black family, fish out of water, verbal byplay, siblings relations, social differences, butler, culture clash, family relations, misfit, estate ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, coming out, friendship, store, best friends, gays and lesbians, urban, lgbt, looking for love, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, gender ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, witty, realistic, 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 ⇓
29%
 8.3
 22K
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, cannabis, young adult, female friendship, urban, city life, twentysomething life, friends, roommate, supportive friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 ⇓
28%
 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, humorous, realistic, 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 ⇓
28%
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 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: best friends, couple relations, verbal byplay, romance, sitcom, group of friends, looking for love, looking for sex, love triangle, sexual relations, thirtysomething life, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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 ⇓
27%
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: 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 ⇓
27%
 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: witty, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, best friends, journalism, tomboy, looking for love, singleness, twentysomething life, media, buddies, love and romance, couples, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: sitcom, dating, couple relations, romance, singleness, group of friends, love and romance, couples, friends, friendship, wooing, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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, feel good, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: sitcom, single mother, female friendship, single parent, friendship, city life, family life, urban, roommate, best friends, feminism, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: architect, gays and lesbians, business partner, friendship, friends, sitcom, male friendship, best friends, buddies, couple relations, workplace situations, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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