Movies and TV shows like Arab Labor

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Arab Labor (2007)
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Arab Labor (2007)
Original name: עבודה ערבית
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Amjad is an Arab-Israeli journalist whose problems with cultural identity drive himself and all around him crazy especially his wife, Bushra.
Style: sitcom, humorous, cynical, semi serious, thought provoking, biting, suspense, realistic, talky
Plot: interracial relations, love, politics, journalist, marriage, family life, satire, social differences, identity crisis, culture clash, misfit, couple relations, society, couples, family tradition, nothing goes right, under the surface, ethnic, male female relationship, family relations, disorder, in-laws, politically correct, israeli palestinian conflict, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: israel, palestine, jerusalem

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and sitcom films and TV series with plots about family relations, couples, parents and children, couple relations, society, disorder and family life mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Arab Labor: White Teeth (2002), Whoopi (2003), James' Journey to Jerusalem (2003), The Syrian Bride (2004), Outnumbered (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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White Teeth (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
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Duration: 240 min.
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Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, multicultural
Plot: family relations, interracial relations, opposites attract, couple relations, social decay, society, immigrants, youth, family problems, generation gap, couples, parents and children ...
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Whoopi (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Whoopi was an American situation comedy, starring Whoopi Goldberg. The series revolved around the events and people at her hotel, the Lamont Hotel, in New York City. The show aired on Tuesdays from September 9, 2003, on NBC to April 20, 2004.
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: hotel, starting over, workplace, culture clash, boss and employee, workplace situations, society, racial stereotype, interracial relations, siblings relations, racism, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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James' Journey to Jerusalem (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 91 min.
Story: During his journey to Jerusalem young James learns the meaning of being Israeli.
Style: thought provoking, humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: friendship, change of luck, fish out of water, culture clash, society, boss and employee, wisdom of life, power relations, immigrants, racism, teaching the ways of the world, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel
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The Syrian Bride (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany, Israel
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In Majdal Shams, the largest Druze village in Golan Heights on the Israeli-Syrian border, the Druze bride Mona is engaged to get married with Tallel, a television comedian that works in the Revolution Studios in Damascus, Syria. They have never met ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: wedding, politics, arranged marriage, occupation, culture clash, human spirit, love and romance, parents and children, hopes, society, military, family feud ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, israel, syria
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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Outnumbered (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Partly-improvised sitcom looking at the trials and tribulations of bringing up three young children - a regal five-year-old girl with a talent for interrogation, a seven-year-old boy who could fib for Britain and an 11-year-old who is gearing up for ...
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Plot: family life, couples, parents and children, couple relations, parenthood, everyday life, youth, family relations, precocious child, parenting, responsibility, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: england, europe, london
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My Big Fat Greek Life (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
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Place: chicago illinois
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75%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, light, captivating ...
Plot: culture clash, satire, taxi driver, muslim, self discovery, social differences, adoption, society, meet the parents, rabbi, life turned upside down, religions or cults ...
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Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Your Family or Mine (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Based on an enormously popular Israeli comedy, Your Family or Mine comes from the producers of Friends, Will & Grace, How I Met Your Mother and Happy Endings. The new series revolves around Oliver and Kelli, who are living proof of the ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, entertaining, light, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
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74%
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Welcome to the Family (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Welcome to the Family is an American television series that aired on NBC from October 3, to October 17, 2013 on Thursdays at 8:30 p.m. Eastern/7:30 p.m. Central, after Parks and Recreation. On May 10, 2013, the network placed a series order for the ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
All in the Family (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Archie Bunker, a working class bigot, constantly squabbles with his family over the important issues of the day.
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Pete versus Life (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Walkaway (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Walkaway, a light-comedy drama, mocks the clutches of social obligations on young Indian professionals settled in New York City.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: date night
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65%
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Odd Mom Out (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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Style: humorous, semi serious, sitcom, feel good, captivating ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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62%
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Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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57%
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Genre: Comedy
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57%
For Better or Worse (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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56%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, France
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Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, emotional, semi serious ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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53%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A serious health scare ignites John Thomas, an insurance salesman in his 50s, to take a closer look at his life. Motivated by a misguided obsession with getting Barack Obama elected, John takes an overwhelming involvement in the Presidential ...
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53%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
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Duration: 30 min.
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46%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Serbia, USA, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Here and There (Serbian: Tamo i ovde) is a Serbian film which was premiered at the Belgrade Film Festival FEST 2009. Here and There follows two interconnected stories on two different continents. Robert (Thornton), a depressed New Yorker, tries to ...
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45%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Worst Week is an American TV series which originally aired on CBS from September 22, 2008 to June 6, 2009. The series was based on the British sitcom The Worst Week of My Life. The show was adapted for American audiences by Fox under the title Worst ...
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Tanner '88 (1988)
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Country: USA
Duration: 353 min.
TV show
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Style: witty, humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
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42%
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HAPPYish (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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