Movies and TV shows like Growing Pains

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Growing Pains (1985)
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Growing Pains (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, sentimental, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, family relations, youth, friends, parents and children, family life, love and romance, teenage life, society, suburbs, suburban life, siblings relations, couple relations, adolescence vs adulthood, psychiatrist, teenager, children, house, teenage girl, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, father son relationship, male female relationship, teenage boy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, long island, usa

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Most similar movies to Growing Pains

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sitcom, realistic, humorous and semi serious films and TV series with plots about family, family relations, youth, family life, parents and children, siblings relations and teenage life mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Growing Pains: Family Ties (1982), Diff'rent Strokes (1978), The Cosby Show (1984), Full House (1987), 7th Heaven (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Family Ties (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Former 1960s flower children Steven and Elyse Keaton raise their conservative son Alex, daughters Mallory and Jennifer, and later, youngest child Andrew.
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family relations, liberal, culture clash, hippie, lifestyle, parents and children, youth, siblings relations, teenage life, americana, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, ohio
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Diff'rent Strokes (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, interracial adoption, family relations, adoption, foster child, brother brother relationship, african american, family, family life, siblings relations, parents and children, odd couple ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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100%
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The Cosby Show (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, family values, parents and children, family life, couples, lifestyle, couple relations, teenage life, verbal byplay, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
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100%
 6.8
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Full House (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, father daughter relationship, friends, friendship, single parent, family life, single father, eccentric family, parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, death of mother ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, san francisco, california
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100%
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7th Heaven (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: 7th Heaven is an American family drama television series, created and produced by Brenda Hampton. The series premiered on August 26, 1996, on The WB, the first time that the network aired Monday night programming, and was originally broadcast from ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: family relations, family life, parents and children, suburbs, suburban life, society, teenage love, parenthood, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, child's point of view ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
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100%
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Step by Step (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, humorous, not serious, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: blended family, family relations, family, couples, youth, couple relations, parents and children, family life, siblings relations, sexism, brother brother relationship, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Brother and Me (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, touching, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, african american, youth, family relations, friends, siblings relations, african american family, brother sister relationship, morality, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, house ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, usa
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100%
Who's the Boss? (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: single parent, family relations, advertising, opposites attract, coming of age, family, youth, workplace, friends, ex athlete, couples, unsuccessful ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: connecticut, usa
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100%
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Good Luck Charlie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, feel good, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: large family, adolescence, diary, nurse, family relations, parents and children, parenthood, family values, siblings relations, youth, family, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, colorado
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100%
Eight Is Enough (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: realistic, semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, couples, remarry, teenage life, couple relations, parents and children, looking for love, siblings relations, family life, family, single parent, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, sacramento california
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100%
Punky Brewster (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, friendship, orphan, optimism, adoption, dog, foster child, strong female presence, youth, pets, family, young heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
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100%
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Sister, Sister (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sister, Sister is an American television sitcom starring identical twins Tia Mowry and Tamera Mowry. The premise of the show was that the girls were separated and adopted at birth, one to a single mother, one to a single father, and have met again ...
Style: sitcom, touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, family relations, parents and children, high school life, sister sister relationship, friendship, twin sister, lifestyle, youth, eccentric family, verbal byplay, teenage girl ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: detroit, usa
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100%
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Drake & Josh (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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, captivating, feel good, realistic, sitcom ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, family relations, siblings relations, lifestyle, deal, step siblings, manipulation, prank, unlikely partners, adolescence vs adulthood, family, disorder ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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100%
The Wonder Years (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Wonder Years is an American television comedy-drama created by Neal Marlens and Carol Black. It ran on ABC from 1988 through 1993. The pilot aired on January 31, 1988, following ABC's coverage of Super Bowl XXII. The show achieved a spot ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: childhood, generation gap, friends, childhood sweetheart, coming of age, suburbs, americana, family relations, high school, family, love and romance, teenage life ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Home Improvement (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: handyman, family relations, friendship, ordinary person, disorder, couples, marital problem, friends, thanksgiving, youth, workplace, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
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100%
Silver Spoons (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: coming of age, rich and poor, family, society, youth, family relations, power relations, americana, family life, siblings relations, parents and children, rich ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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43%
Mr. Belvedere (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, power relations, disorder, friends, fish out of water, teenage life, parents and children, suburban life, boss and employee, workplace situations, suburbs, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa
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42%
The Bill Engvall Show (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, family life, friends, parents and children, couples, suburbs, therapist, father son relationship, marriage, society, friendship, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
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42%
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My Two Dads (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, single father, partners, family, buddies, lifestyle, odd couple, youth, coming of age, friends, custody, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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40%
Charles in Charge (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: realistic, sitcom, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: college, nanny, love and romance, family relations, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, family life, youth, buddies, young adult, college student, family ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Brady Bunch (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, not serious, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: cheerleader, family, family relations, architect, suburbs, optimism, couples, step siblings, family life, couple relations, cult, suburban life ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Doogie Howser, M.D. (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Doogie Howser, M.D. is an American television comedy-drama starring Neil Patrick Harris as a teenage physician who also faces the problems of being a normal teenager. Creators Steven Bochco and David E. Kelley, partnering with ABC, aired the show ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: genius, diary, family relations, hospital, doctor, photographic memory, family, young heroes, coming of age, love and romance, youth, power relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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100%
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, siblings relations, mischievous children, family life, parents and children, family relations, sibling rivalry, youth, favoritism among siblings, disorder, children, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 15K
Even Stevens (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: feel good, witty, humorous, semi serious, sitcom ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, sibling rivalry, family relations, parents and children, high school life, teenage life, siblings relations, youth, disorder, classmate, eccentric family, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, usa, sacramento california
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38%
 5.8
 4K
Moesha (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, friends, best friends, lifestyle, family, youth, parents and children, verbal byplay, family life, eccentric family, teenage life, blended family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.4
 18K
Happy Days (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, love and romance, youth, teenage love, family life, coming of age, buddies, teenage life, siblings relations, parents and children, family relations, basketball ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, wisconsin, milwaukee wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Two of a Kind (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Two of a Kind is an American sitcom that aired on ABC as part of the network's TGIF line-up, starring Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. The show aired from September 25, 1998 to July 9, 1999. The series was produced by Griffard/Adler Productions, ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: family, family relations, twin sister, single parent, single father, twins, disorder, siblings relations, friends, mischievous children, nanny, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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37%
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Empty Nest (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, doctor, supportive parent, parents and children, family, siblings relations, family life, pediatrician, father daughter relationship, coworker relationship, nurse, hospital ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.6
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Raising Dad (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Raising Dad is an American television series that aired on the WB from September 2001 until May 2002. The series starred Bob Saget, Kat Dennings, Brie Larson, Riley Smith, Beau Wirick, and Jerry Adler, and was produced by Albion Productions in ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, parents and children, teenage life, siblings relations, family life, youth, living with parents, family relations, social relations, high school life, coming of age, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.6
 49K
The Middle (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The daily mishaps of a married woman and her semi-dysfunctional family and their attempts to survive life in general in the city of Orson, Indiana.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, realistic, sitcom ...
Plot: siblings relations, family, adolescence, family values, everyday life, family life, family relations, parents and children, teenage girl, parenthood, couple relations, childhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%