Movies and TV shows like Bosom Buddies

If you like "Bosom Buddies" you are looking for buddy comedy, humorous and not serious movies or TV shows about / with cross dressing, gender bending, advertising agency, hotel, friendship, workplace romance and physical appearance themes of Comedy genre shot in USA.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Bosom Buddies (1980)
 6.8
 3K
Bosom Buddies (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Bosom Buddies is an American sitcom starring Tom Hanks and Peter Scolari created by Robert L. Boyett, Thomas L. Miller and Chris Thompson. It ran from 1980 to 1982 on ABC and in reruns in the summer of 1984 on NBC. The show features the misadventures of two single men, working in creative advertising, struggling in their industry while disguising themselves as women in order to live in the one apartment they could afford. Gender stereotypes and male/female interpersonal relationships were frequent themes. The show became known for its quirky humor and its frequent use of improvisation, especially between stars Hanks and Scolari. Though the show started out with good ratings, it failed to hold the public's interest and was canceled after two seasons.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, sitcom
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: cross dressing, gender bending, advertising agency, hotel, friendship, workplace romance, physical appearance, showbiz, performer's life, love and romance, battle of the sexes, couples, dishonesty, lifestyle, buddies, actor's life, hidden identity, mistaken identity, workplace, workplace situations, advertising, small business, advertising executive, friends, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, new york

Movie in categories

Most similar movies to Bosom Buddies

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, sitcom and not serious films and TV series with plots about friends, workplace, lifestyle, workplace situations, couples, love and romance and friendship mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Bosom Buddies: That Girl (1966), Work It (2012), Back to You (2007), The Lucy Show (1962), Ned and Stacey (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 2K
That Girl (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: That Girl is an American sitcom that ran on ABC from 1966 to 1971. It stars Marlo Thomas as the title character Ann Marie, an aspiring actress, who moves from her hometown of Brewster, New York to try to make it big in New York City. Ann has to take ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sitcom
Plot: actor's life, media, workplace, lifestyle, love and romance, tv show, workplace situations, performer's life, power relations, couples, workplace romance, boss and employee ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.3
 905
Work It (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Work It is an American television sitcom that ran on ABC from January 3 to January 10, 2012 as a mid-season replacement for the canceled Man Up!. The series is set in St. Louis, and is about two men who must dress as women in order to keep a job in ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: cross dressing, gender disguise, man dressed as woman, hidden identity, buddies, workplace situations, family relations, disorder, dishonesty, workplace, gender, gender bending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.5
 2K
Back to You (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Back to You is an American situation comedy series, which aired on Fox from September 19, 2007 to May 14, 2008. The creators and executive producers were Christopher Lloyd and Steven Levitan, and the director was James Burrows. The series starred ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, light ...
Plot: media, journalism, workplace, workplace situations, friendship, workplace romance, tv show, boss and employee, power relations, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Lucy Show (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Lucy Show is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from 1962–68. It was Lucille Ball's follow-up to I Love Lucy. A significant change in cast and premise for the 1965–66 season divides the program into two distinct eras; aside from Ball, ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, humorous, not serious, witty ...
Plot: workplace, disorder, couple relations, workplace intrigue, battle of the sexes, workplace situations, workplace romance, parents and children, boss and employee, friends, goofy hero, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
Ned and Stacey (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A self-centered ad exec and a liberal journalist enter into a marriage of convenience. He's trying to boost his business image; she likes his apartment.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage of convenience, promotion, disorder, odd couple, love and romance, lifestyle, couple relations, arranged marriage, advertising, initially antagonists, married couple, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Traffic Light (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Traffic Light is an American comedy television series that ran on Fox from February 8, 2011 to May 31, 2011. It is based on the Israeli TV show Ramzor, and was adapted to an American audience by Bob Fisher. The series aired Tuesdays at 9:30 pm ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, lifestyle, up and down relationship, friendship, love and romance, supportive friend, couple relations, buddies, thirtysomething life, singleness, friends, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Designing Women (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Designing Women is an American television sitcom that centered on the working and personal lives of four Southern women and one man in an interior design firm in Atlanta, Georgia. It aired on the CBS television network from September 29, 1986 until ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, humorous, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, interior design, looking for love, feminism, battle of the sexes, thirtysomething life, workplace situations, boss and employee, workplace, single parent, siblings relations, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
That '80s Show (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: That '80s Show is an American sitcom that aired from January through May 2002. Despite having a similar name, show structure, and many of the same writers and production staff, it is not considered a direct spin-off of the more successful That ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: materialism, youth, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, buddies, love and romance, clubbing, artists and showbiz, workplace, couples, friends, musician's life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
usa movies
usa
12681
realistic movies
27997
witty movies
4304
The Jamie Foxx Show (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Jamie Foxx Show is an American television sitcom that aired on the WB Network from August 28, 1996 to January 14, 2001. The series stars Jamie Foxx, Garcelle Beauvais, Christopher B. Duncan, Ellia English, and Garrett Morris.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: hotel, family business, ambition, desire for fame, love and romance, performer's life, artists and showbiz, workplace romance, wooing, workplace situations, workplace, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.7
 561
After MASH (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: AfterMASH is an American situation comedy that aired on CBS from September 26, 1983, to December 11, 1984. A spin-off of the series M*A*S*H, the show takes place immediately following the end of the Korean War and chronicles the adventures of three ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, feel good, clever ...
Plot: hospital, partners, americana, workplace situations, couple relations, friendship, doctors and patients, buddies, lifestyle, society, couples, power relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.6
 1K
Free Agents (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Free Agents is an American re-make of a British workplace sitcom that premiered on NBC September 14, 2011, in the 10:30 pm Eastern/9:30 pm Central time slot, before assuming its regular time slot on September 21, 2011, where it aired at 8:30 pm ...
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, realistic, sitcom
Plot: workplace romance, love and romance, battle of the sexes, workplace situations, midlife crisis, singleness, platonic, workplace, sexual content, dating, profanity, office ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Super Fun Night (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Junior attorney Kimmie Boubier and her two best friends, Helen-Alice and Marika, have had a standing date every Friday night for the last 13 years. They even have a motto for what they call "Friday Night Fun Night": "Always together! ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friends, best friends, lifestyle, workplace situations, siblings relations, misfit, social awkwardness, workplace, family relations, workplace romance, promotion, workplace humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.6
 12K
Taxi (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Louie De Palma is a cantankerous, acerbic taxi dispatcher in New York City. He tries to maintain order over a collection of varied and strange characters who drive for him. As he bullies and insults them from the safety of his “cage,” they form ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, not serious, talky ...
Plot: taxi driver, workplace, immigrants, workplace situations, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, city life, friendship, mechanic, stereotype, group of friends, stereotypes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 881
Fat Actress (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Fat Actress is an American sitcom television series starring Kirstie Alley. It aired on Showtime in the United States in the spring of 2005, on Movie Central in Western Canada, The Movie Network in Eastern Canada, FX in the UK, Network Ten in ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: satire, showbiz, physical appearance, media satire, artists and showbiz, actor's life, lifestyle, celebrity culture, hollywood, hypocrisy, comeback, media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.8
 103
LateLine (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: LateLine is an American TV sitcom that ran on NBC from March 17, 1998, through March 16, 1999. Due to an abrupt cancellation, there were seven unaired episodes. Created by John Markus and Al Franken, LateLine depicted the behind-the-scenes ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, clever, cynical, offbeat ...
Plot: workplace romance, journalism, satire, disorder, politics, workplace intrigue, campaign, media, showbiz, rise to the top, anchor, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
What About Joan? (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: What About Joan? is an ABC sitcom that aired in 2001 for 2 seasons. It starred Joan Cusack as Joan Gallagher, a Chicago schoolteacher and the comedy of her day-to-day life. It co-starred Kyle Chandler. It was produced by James L. Brooks, Richard ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, touching, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: friendship, teacher, high school, lifestyle, workplace situations, workplace romance, love and romance, workplace, teachers and students, high school teacher, power relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Mind of the Married Man (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Mind of the Married Man is a television series that ran on the HBO network for two seasons consisting of twenty episodes between September 2001 and November 2002. The story attempts to focus on the challenges of modern-day married life from a ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sitcom, clever ...
Plot: fall in love, up and down relationship, lifestyle, introspection, battle of the sexes, friendship, coping, midlife crisis, couples, gender, sexual relations, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Kids in the Hall (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The Kids in the Hall is a Canadian sketch comedy group formed in 1984, consisting of comedians Dave Foley, Kevin McDonald, Bruce McCulloch, Mark McKinney, and Scott Thompson. Their eponymous television show ran from 1988 to 1994 on CBC in Canada, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, surreal, witty, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bar, disorder, workplace situations, media, artists and showbiz, workplace, goofy hero, social satire, satire, homosexual, secretary, entertainment ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
couples movies
10432
dishonesty movies
7750
lifestyle movies
4180
buddies movies
2948
The King of Queens (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious, entertaining ...
Plot: working class, living with parents, friendship, marital problem, family relations, family problems, workplace, buddies, battle of the sexes, love and romance, family life, everyday life ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Friends with Better Lives (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A comedy about six friends at different stages in their lives – married, divorced, newly engaged and single – who are outwardly happy, but secretly questioning if their friends have it better. Andi and Bobby are happily married with two kids but ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, buddies, group of friends, romance, model, best friends, friends, thirtysomething life, friend
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.6
 3K
Man Up (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Three modern men try to get in touch with their inner tough guys and redefine what it means to be a 'real man.'
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, man child, buddies, couples, friends, couple relations, lifestyle, irresponsible, slacker, roommate, thirtysomething life, machismo ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Archie Bunker's Place (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Archie Bunker's Place is an American sitcom originally broadcast on the CBS network, conceived in 1979 as a spin-off and continuation of All in the Family. While not as popular as its predecessor, the show maintained a large enough audience to ...
Style: sitcom, clever, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: bar, workplace situations, working class, satire, disorder, friends, family relations, friendship, eccentric family, family life, workplace, partners ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Romantically Challenged (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Romantically Challenged is a comedy television series, which ran on ABC from April 19, 2010 to May 17, 2010. It is set in Pittsburgh and created by Ricky Blitt, who is also the show's head writer. The show stars Alyssa Milano. ABC officially ...
Style: not serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sitcom
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, fall in love, couple relations, manhood, lifestyle, romance, love and romance, buddies, couples, family relations, wannabe, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 8.2
 113K
30 Rock (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: 30 Rock is an American television comedy series that ran on NBC from October 11, 2006, to January 31, 2013, and was created by Tina Fey. The series, which is loosely based on Fey's experiences as head writer for Saturday Night Live, takes place ...
Style: sitcom, parody, witty, humorous, not serious ...
Plot: friendship, writing, actor, tv show, showbiz, female protagonist, employer employee relationship, writers, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, workplace situations, verbal byplay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.5
 10K
Noises Off... (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A travelling theater group has so much action going on behind-the-scenes it almost ruins the performances.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: backstage, actor's life, theater, nothing goes right, showbiz, workplace situations, disorder, love and romance, farce, theatre play, artists and showbiz, play within film ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, iowa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: The off-kilter, unscripted comic vision of Larry David, who plays himself in a parallel universe in which he can't seem to do anything right, and, by his standards, neither can anyone else.
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, funny, light ...
Plot: mishap, lifestyle, social awkwardness, comedian, buddies, actress, career, actor, success, everyday life, antisocial behavior, showbiz ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Tracey Takes On... (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Tracey Takes On... is a sketch comedy series starring comedienne Tracey Ullman. The show ran for four seasons on HBO and was commissioned after the success of the 1993 comedy special "Tracey Ullman Takes on New York." Each episode focuses ...
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, clever, humorous ...
Plot: sexual relations, culture clash, social differences, showbiz, celebrity culture, family life, couples, family relations, charity, satire, lifestyle, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.9
 262
Manchild (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Stockbroker Terry, art expert Patrick, orthodontist James and decking supremo Gary have been friends since their schooldays. Now, having all reached the age of 50, they are intent on reliving the freedom of their youth, buying hip new clothes and ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: workplace romance, midlife crisis, lifestyle, friendship, looking for love, introspection, boss and employee, family relations, best friends, buddies, workplace, reunion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Breaking & Entering (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Breaking & Entering is an independent series about three friends seeking to enter Hollywood by breaking their backs working as assistants. B&E is based on and inspired by the lives of industry assistants who live and work in REAL HOLLYWOOD ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Plot: hollywood, follow your dream, desire for fame, workplace, buddies, friends, showbiz, workplace situations, personal assistant, celebrity, breaking and entering, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.6
 1K
We Are Men (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: We Are Men is about four single guys living in a short-term apartment complex who unexpectedly find camaraderie over their many missteps in love.
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friends, manhood, singleness, buddies, twentysomething life, social relations, lifestyle, couples, silly humor, friendship between men, camaraderie, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%