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Early Doors (2003)
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Early Doors (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A sitcom set in a small pub in Manchester, “The Grapes”, where daily life is bound up in the issues of love, loneliness, and blocked urinals. Regular drinkers Joe and Duffy pass the time with landlord Ken and his police officer cronies.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, talky
Plot: everyday life, society, working class, old friend, workplace, buddies, workplace situations, friends, slacker, owner, gossip and rumors, police, beer, customer, friend, pub, landlord, workplace humor, bar, indoor, british humour
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: northern england, england, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, sitcom and semi serious films and TV series with plots about workplace, workplace situations, british humour, working class, friends, society and family relations mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Early Doors: Phoenix Nights (2001), Open All Hours (1976), Trollied (2011), Twenty Twelve (2011), The Likely Lads (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Phoenix Nights (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights is a British sitcom about The Phoenix Club, a working men's club in the northern English town of Farnworth, Greater Manchester. The show was written by Neil Fitzmaurice, Peter Kay and Dave Spikey, produced by ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: working class, workplace, ambition, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace problem, disability, partners, blind ambition, staff, friends, singer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: northern england, england
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Open All Hours (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Open All Hours is a BBC sitcom written by Roy Clarke and starring Ronnie Barker as a miserly shop keeper and David Jason as his put-upon nephew who works as his errand boy. It ran for 26 episodes in four series, which premiered in 1976, 1981, 1982 ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: storekeeper, miser, nephew, uncle, nurse, customer, store, generation gap, workplace situations, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: yorkshire, northern england, europe, england
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Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? is a British sitcom which was broadcast between 9 January 1973 and 9 April 1974 on BBC1. It was the colour sequel to the mid-1960s hit The Likely Lads. It was created and written, as was its predecessor, by Dick ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: friends, working class, marriage, buddies, factory worker, grownups, workplace, homecoming, society, middle class, friendship, ex girlfriend ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: northern england, england, europe
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Trollied (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Set in Valco, a fictional budget supermarket in the north west of England, Trollied finds the funny in one of our most familiar surroundings and focuses on the types of characters we all recognise: bored checkout staff, ineffectual managers and a ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: supermarket, workplace, workplace situations, supportive coworker, employer employee relationship, workplace humor, store, flirting, strong female presence, employment, job, petty job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Twenty Twelve (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Twenty Twelve is a BBC television comedy series written and directed by John Morton. Starring Hugh Bonneville, Jessica Hynes and Amelia Bullmore, the programme is a spoof on-location documentary following the organisation of the 2012 Summer Olympics ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic
Plot: satire, workplace situations, nothing goes right, secretary, disorder, power relations, boss and employee, team, olympics, boss, workplace, loner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
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The Likely Lads (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Likely Lads is a British sitcom created and written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, and produced by Dick Clement. Twenty episodes were broadcast by the BBC, in three series, between 16 December 1964 and 23 July 1966. However, only eight of ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: working class, friendship, buddies, workplace, society, workplace situations, factory worker, friends, dysfunctional relationship, electrician, social climbing, army ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: northern england, england, europe
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The Security Men (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Duckers, Jimmy and Ray are three work-shy security guards at a shopping mall who spend much of their time mocking their Jobsworth boss Kenneth. One night they bunk off to watch and bet on a boxing match at the electrical shop, only to find on their ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, sitcom
Plot: workplace situations, working class, workplace, disorder, shopping mall, robbery, security guard, nightshift
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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White Van Man (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The incredible misadventures of two handymen on the road and the extraordinary people they meet along the way.
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Plot: working class, workplace, family relations, nothing goes right, construction worker, workplace situations, disorder, family business, society, destruction, partners, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england
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The Royle Family (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
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Story: British comedy series focusing on the lives of a working-class family in Manchester who love the TV.
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, talky, humorous
Plot: working class, family relations, society, living with parents, slacker, couples, suffering, temperamental, in-laws, oldtimer, grandparent and grandchild, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: northern england, manchester, europe, england
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Still Open All Hours (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Still Open All Hours is a sitcom set in a grocer's shop. It is a sequel to the series Open All Hours, written by original series writer Roy Clarke and featuring several of the permanent cast members of the original series
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: store, workplace situations, workplace, family relations, parents and children, family business, friendship, storekeeper, salesman, customer, workplace humor, british humour ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
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W1A (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The follow-up to 'Twenty Twelve' as Ian Fletcher takes up the position of 'Head of Values' at the BBC. His task is to clarify, define, or re-define the core purpose of the BBC across all its functions and to position it ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, light, feel good ...
Plot: workplace situations, satire, workplace, television, disorder, nothing goes right, intern, bbc, supportive coworker, unsupportive coworkers, new job, counselor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Roger & Val Have Just Got In (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Roger & Val Have Just Got In is a British sitcom that stars Dawn French and Alfred Molina playing married couple Roger and Val Stevenson. The show premiered on BBC Two on 6 August 2010 and six episodes were broadcast for the first series. The ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: married couple, couple relations, working class, family relations, everyday life, rivalry, realism, couples, bittersweet, verbal byplay, british humour, indoor
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Cleaning Lady (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A Diarista was a Brazilian sitcom directed by José Alvarenga Jr. and written by Aloísio de Abreu and Bruno Mazzeo. The series premiered on April 13, 2004 at 11:00 PM and was aired from 2004 to 2007 on Tuesday nights on Rede Globo.
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, brazil
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 34 min.
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Story: Dinnerladies is a BBC sitcom written by and starring Victoria Wood that chronicles the antics of a group of workers in a canteen in the north of England. Bren tries to maintain a semblance of order in amongst the chaos, while dealing with the ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Audience: boys' night
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Duration: 30 min.
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The Thick of It (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
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Story: Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Saxondale (2006)
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 30 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: The John Larroquette Show is an American television sitcom that ran on NBC from September 2, 1993 until October 30, 1996. Created by Don Reo, the show was a vehicle for John Larroquette following his run as Dan Fielding on Night Court. The series ...
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Desmond's (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
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Genre: Comedy
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36%
The Catherine Tate Show (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Catherine Tate Show is a British television sketch comedy written by Catherine Tate and Aschlin Ditta. Tate also stars in all but one of the show's sketches, which feature a wide range of characters. The Catherine Tate Show airs on BBC Two ...
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Mid Morning Matters with Alan Partridge (2010)
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Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Clipped centers on a group of barbershop coworkers who all went to high school together but ran in very different crowds. Now they find themselves working together at Buzzy's, a barbershop in Charlestown, Massachusetts.
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Him & Her (2010)
Genre: Comedy
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TV show
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