Movies and TV shows like Growing Pains

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Growing Pains (1985)
 6.6
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Growing Pains (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Growing Pains is an American television sitcom about an affluent family, residing in Huntington, Long Island, New York, with a working mother and a stay-at-home psychiatrist father raising three children together, which aired on ABC from September 24, 1985, to April 25, 1992.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, couple relations, parents and children, suburbs, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, suburban life, family life, youth, family relations, teenage life, love and romance, society, friends, house, teenage girl, teenage boy, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, brother brother relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenager ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, long island

Most similar movies to Growing Pains

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films and TV series with plots about family, sitcom, family relations, youth, family life, parents and children and siblings relations mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Growing Pains: Eight Is Enough (1977), Who's the Boss? (1984), Punky Brewster (1984), Family Ties (1982), Silver Spoons (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Eight Is Enough (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Eight Is Enough is an American television comedy-drama series that ran on ABC from March 15, 1977, until August 29, 1981. The show was modeled after syndicated newspaper columnist Thomas Braden, a real-life parent with eight children, who wrote a ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: single parent, parents and children, family, siblings relations, family life, family relations, couple relations, looking for love, teenage life, love and romance, couples, remarry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Who's the Boss? (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Who's the Boss? is an American sitcom created by Martin Cohan and Blake Hunter, which aired on ABC from September 20, 1984 to April 25, 1992. Produced by Embassy Television, in association with Hunter-Cohan Productions, and Columbia Pictures ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good, humorous
Plot: sitcom, single parent, advertising, family life, opposites attract, family, boss and employee, parents and children, family relations, coming of age, friendship, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Punky Brewster (1984)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Punky Brewster is an American sitcom about a girl named Punky Brewster being raised by her foster parent. The show ran on NBC from September 16, 1984 to September 7, 1986 and again in first-run syndication from October 30, 1987 to May 27, ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: sitcom, orphan, foster child, adoption, optimism, friendship, mischievous children, family, young heroes, custody, youth, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 14K
Family Ties (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Former 1960s flower children Steven and Elyse Keaton raise their conservative son Alex, daughters Mallory and Jennifer, and later, youngest child Andrew.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, republican, culture clash, liberal, parents and children, siblings relations, conservatism, democrat, family life, suburbs, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Silver Spoons (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Silver Spoons is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 25, 1982 to May 11, 1986 and in first-run syndication from September 15, 1986 to March 4, 1987. The series was produced by Embassy Television for the first four seasons, until ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, coming of age, rich and poor, parents and children, family, man child, family life, society, youth, family relations, power relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.4
 28K
The Cosby Show (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Cosby Show is an American television situation comedy starring Bill Cosby, which aired for eight seasons on NBC from September 20, 1984 until April 30, 1992. The show focuses on the Huxtable family, an upper middle-class African-American family ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, verbal byplay, parents and children, family life, family, black family, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations, teenage life, society, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Brady Bunch (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: When widower Mike Brady marries a lovely lady widow Carol Ann, their two families become one. These are the misadventures of this new couple, their six children, a dog named Tiger, and quirky housekeeper Alice.
Style: not serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, sitcom, cheerleader, architect, parents and children, suburbs, siblings relations, optimism, cult, family life, youth, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Diff'rent Strokes (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Diff'rent Strokes is an American television sitcom that aired on NBC from November 3, 1978, to May 4, 1985, and on ABC from September 27, 1985, to March 7, 1986. The series stars Gary Coleman and Todd Bridges as Arnold and Willis Jackson, two ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, sitcom, adoption, mischievous children, family, suburbs, parents and children, child care, siblings relations, social differences, suburban life, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, manhattan, new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Mr. Belvedere (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Mr. Belvedere is an American sitcom that originally aired on ABC from March 15, 1985, until July 8, 1990. The series is based on the Lynn Aloysius Belvedere character created by Gwen Davenport for her 1947 novel Belvedere, which was later adapted ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, master and servant, friendship, butler, illegal immigrant, family life, family, suburbs, suburban life, workplace situations, family relations, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.5
 10K
Step by Step (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Step by Step is an American television sitcom that starred Patrick Duffy and Suzanne Somers as two single parents, who spontaneously get married after meeting one another during a vacation, resulting in them becoming the heads of a large blended ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, sexism, couple relations, family, parents and children, blended family, siblings relations, suburbs, family life, youth, suburban life, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.1
 3K
My Two Dads (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: My Two Dads is an American sitcom that starred Staci Keanan, Paul Reiser and Greg Evigan. It aired on NBC from 1987 to 1990 and was produced by Michael Jacobs Productions in association with Tri-Star Television and distributed by TeleVentures.
Style: not serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, single father, buddies, family, odd couple, child care, parents and children, family relations, coming of age, friendship, custody, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
My Brother and Me (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: My Brother and Me is a sitcom on Nickelodeon that premiered on October 15, 1994, and ran until February 2, 1995. The show is about a family living in the West Side of Charlotte, North Carolina, who experience the highs and lows of everyday life. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, african american, siblings relations, youth, black family, family relations, friends, house, brother sister relationship, best friend, teenage girl ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Bill Engvall Show (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Bill Engvall Show is a sitcom which ran on TBS from July 17, 2007 to September 5, 2009. The series starred comedian Bill Engvall and was written and created by Engvall and Michael Leeson. The series was canceled on September 25, 2009. On June ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, family life, family, couples, suburbs, family relations, couple relations, suburban life, teenage life, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.7
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Even Stevens (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Even Stevens is an American comedy television series that aired on Disney Channel with a total of three seasons and 65 episodes from June 17, 2000, to June 13, 2003. It follows the life of the Stevenses, a Jewish family living in suburban ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, sitcom, parents and children, siblings relations, teenager, jewish, sibling relationship, eccentric family, teenage life, family life, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.7
 30K
Drake & Josh (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Drake & Josh is an American television sitcom created by Dan Schneider for Nickelodeon. The series follows the lives of two teenage boys with opposing personalities, Drake Parker and Josh Nichols, who become stepbrothers. Both actors had played ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, realistic, situational comedy ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, family outing
Plot: family, teenage life, siblings relations, unlikely partners, family relations, lifestyle, manipulations, prank, adolescence vs adulthood, step siblings, deal, disorder ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Home Improvement (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Home Improvement is an American television sitcom starring Tim Allen, that aired from September 17, 1991 to May 25, 1999. The show was created by Matt Williams, Carmen Finestra and David McFadzean. In the 1990s, it was one of the most watched ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, handyman, friendship, couple relations, parents and children, family, family life, family relations, suburbs, disorder, battle of the sexes, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The story of a 10-year-old girl Dawn Haley whose sibling rivalry with her three brothers is heightened by the fact that they are quadruplets.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: sitcom, siblings relations, family, family life, youth, family relations, mischievous children, parents and children, disorder, favoritism among siblings, child, sibling rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.6
 3K
Moesha (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, multicultural
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: sitcom, best friends, verbal byplay, teenage life, family, high school, black family, blended family, family life, youth, family relations, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 6.6
 2K
Empty Nest (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Empty Nest is an American sitcom that originally aired on NBC from 1988 to 1995. The series was created as a spin-off of The Golden Girls by creator and producer Susan Harris. For its first three seasons, Empty Nest was one of the year's top 10 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, hospital, coworker relationship, pediatrician, doctor, nurse, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, family relations, singleness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Charles in Charge (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Charles in Charge is an American sitcom series starring Scott Baio as Charles, a 19-year-old student at the fictional Copeland College in New Brunswick, New Jersey, who worked as a live-in babysitter in exchange for room and board. Baio directed ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: college, sitcom, nanny, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, family, young adult, youth, family relations, disorder, buddies, mischievous children ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
 941
See Dad Run (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: The story of David Hobbs, who has spent the last decade playing the perfect father on one of TV’s biggest sitcoms. But when the series ends and his wife resumes her own television career, he finds himself cast in his most challenging role to date: ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: sitcom, family, parents and children, youth, family relations, family life, actor's life, couple relations, siblings relations, teenage life, artists and showbiz, couples
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.7
 47K
Full House (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Full House is an American sitcom television series. Set in San Francisco, the show chronicles widowed father Danny Tanner, who, after the death of his wife Pam, enlists his best friend Joey Gladstone and his brother-in-law Jesse Katsopolis to help ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, friends, single parent, friendship, single father, family life, children, baby, parents and children, siblings relations, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.5
 14K
Happy Days (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous
Plot: sitcom, retro, basketball, oldies, parents and children, teenage life, family life, family, suburbs, youth, music, family relations ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1960s
Place: wisconsin, usa, milwaukee wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Good Luck Charlie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Good Luck Charlie is an American television sitcom, which premiered on April 4, 2010, on Disney Channel. The series was created by Phil Baker and Drew Vaupen, who wanted to create a program that would appeal to entire families, as opposed to only ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, sitcom, family relations, parents and children, nurse, siblings relations, youth, family values, adolescence, parenthood, suburban life, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.6
 21K
Family Matters (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A long-running dramedy centering on the Winslow family, a middle-class African American family living in Chicago, and their pesky next-door neighbor, ultra-nerd Steve Urkel. A spin-off of Perfect Strangers.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, goofy hero, family, verbal byplay, parents and children, middle class, black family, family life, suburbs, youth, family relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
 6K
Blossom (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Blossom is an American sitcom broadcast on NBC from January 3, 1991, to May 22, 1995. The series was created by Don Reo, and starred Mayim Bialik as Blossom Russo, a teenager living with her father and two brothers. It was produced by Reo's ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: sitcom, family, single father, single parent, best friends, eccentric family, teenage life, youth, family relations, friends, siblings relations, teenage boy ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
So Little Time (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: So Little Time is an American sitcom starring Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen that aired on Fox Family. The first half of the series aired from June 2, 2001, to August 15, 2001. The series then went on a four-month hiatus owing to network management ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: twins, sitcom, twin sister, divorced parents, siblings relations, family, teenage life, youth, friends, best friends, teenage love, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
My Wife and Kids (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: My Wife and Kids is an American television family sitcom that ran on ABC from March 28, 2001 until May 17, 2005. Produced by Touchstone Television, it starred Damon Wayans and Tisha Campbell-Martin, and centers on the character of Michael Kyle, a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: black family, sitcom, african american, couple relations, parents and children, family, siblings relations, suburbs, suburban life, working class, family life, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.0
 988
Cousin Skeeter (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Cousin Skeeter is an American children's television show, which ran on Nickelodeon from 1998 to 2001. It starred Robert Ri'chard as Bobby, a young boy whose life changed when his strange cousin Skeeter came to live with his family. With ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: puppets, teenage life, youth, family, black family, teenager, puppet, sitcom, disorder, buddies, odd couple, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 21st century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 4K
Hope & Faith (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Hope, a down-to-earth, happily married mother of three has her tidy world turned upside down when her celebrity sister moves in. Faith was living the Hollywood life as a soap opera star before her character was killed off.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, christmas special
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, actor's life, odd couple, family, sibling relationship, suburbs, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, suburban life, artists and showbiz, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%