Movies and TV shows like Napoleon Dynamite 2012

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Napoleon Dynamite (2012)
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Napoleon Dynamite (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Napoleon Dynamite is an American animated sitcom based on the 2004 cult film of the same name. The series was created by Jared and Jerusha Hess and developed by the Hesses and Mike Scully. The series follows the adventures of Napoleon Dynamite in the small town of Preston, Idaho. The Hesses came up with the idea for the series after filming Napoleon Dynamite. It originally ran on Fox from January 15, 2012, to March 4, 2012, before being cancelled.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, light, absurd, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, family relations, teenage life, social awkwardness, youth, misfit, high school, disorder, delusion, eccentric family, goofy hero, small town, social relations, silly humor, satire, farce, friends, high school life, wannabe, small town life, absurd humor, goofball
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: idaho, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, realistic and captivating films and TV series with plots about family relations, friends, youth, friendship, teenage life, disorder and social relations mostly in Comedy, Animation and Family genres. Some movies like Napoleon Dynamite: Allen Gregory (2011), Duncanville (2020), King of the Hill (1997), The Brak Show (2000), TripTank (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Allen Gregory (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Allen Gregory is a short-lived American animated television series that aired on Fox from October 30 to December 18, 2011. The series was created by Jonah Hill, Andrew Mogel and Jarrad Paul. The series was officially cancelled by Fox on January 8, ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, school, teachers and students, youth, friends, social relations, fish out of water, precocious child, boy, elementary school, boss, teacher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 60s
Place: usa
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Duncanville (2020)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The series centers on the life of Duncan, a spectacularly average 15-year-old boy, his family and friends. Poehler will provide the voice of Duncan and his high-strung mom, Annie, who is constantly trying to prevent her son from ruining his life.
Style: adult animation, humorous, feel good, witty, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: mother son relationship, social satire, siblings relations, dark humor, small town, family relations, brother sister relationship, father son relationship, coming of age, high school, parents and children, husband wife relationship ...
Place: usa
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King of the Hill (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Set in Texas, this animated series follows the life of propane salesman Hank Hill, who lives with his overly confident substitute Spanish teacher wife Peggy, wannabe comedian son Bobby, and naive niece Luanne. Hank has conservative views about God, ...
Style: adult animation, witty, sitcom, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, small town, ordinary person, youth, family life, teenage life, suburban life, overbearing parent, couples, manhood, patriotism, manager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
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Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A listless and alienated teenager decides to help his new friend win the class presidency in their small western high school, while he must deal with his bizarre family life back home.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, funny, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, friendship, small town, teenage life, misfit, goofy hero, social misfits, eccentric family, rejection, election, adolescence, antisocial behavior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: idaho, usa, utah, mexico
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100%
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The Brak Show (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
Story: The Brak Show is an animated television series that aired on Cartoon Network's late night programming block, Adult Swim. The Brak Show is a spin-off of the animated television series, Space Ghost Coast to Coast, and featured recurring ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, parody, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bully, eccentric family, everyday life, teenage life, parents and children, family relations, living with parents, goofy hero, youth, escapades, newspaper, destruction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Most Popular Girls in School (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The Most Popular Girls in School (abbreviated MPGIS) is an American stop-motion animated comedy web series that debuted on YouTube on May 1, 2012. Created by Mark Cope and Carlo Moss, the series animates Barbie, Ken and other fashion dolls, usually ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: cheerleader, teenage life, rivalry, popularity, high school, best friends, youth, friends, uninhibited rivalry, high school hunk, high school life, barbie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, kansas
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74%
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TripTank (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: TripTank is Comedy Central’s newest animated experience, executive produced by ShadowMachine’s Alex Bulkley and Corey Campodonico. The weekly, eight-episode half-hour series, showcases a wide range of fast-paced, hard-hitting animated comedy ...
Style: humorous, not serious, unusual plot structure, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: silly humor, satire, disorder, dark humor, adult humor, absurd humor, multiple storylines, adventure, bad taste humour, surrealism, computer animation
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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74%
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Good Vibes (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Transplanted Jersey boy Mondo and his best buddy Woodie live out their California dreams in the colorful beach community of Playa Del Toro, where the likeable, down-to-earth duo search out the wildest parties, prettiest girls and biggest waves. ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, beach, love and romance, youth, coming of age, surfing, friends, buddies, silly humor, teenager
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The Goode Family (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The Goode Family is an American animated comedy series, which originally aired on ABC from May 27, 2009 to August 7, 2009. The series was created by Mike Judge, and follows the life of an environmentally responsible, albeit obsessive, family. The ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, society, family values, teenage life, family relations, environmentalism, unsupportive parent, family tradition, eccentric family, family life, parents and children, save the planet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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72%
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China, IL (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: China, IL – meaning "China, Illinois" – is an animated television series for the cable network Adult Swim. The series is created by Brad Neely, and features Neely's existing characters from the China, IL web series and special. ...
Style: not serious, humorous, light, entertaining, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: university, siblings relations, workplace situations, silly humor, workplace, social relations, family relations, campus
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Sit Down Shut Up (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sit Down, Shut Up is an American animated television series created by Mitchell Hurwitz for the Fox network. The series focuses on a group of high school teachers in a small town in Florida "who don't care about teaching". The series ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, light, captivating ...
Plot: teachers and students, workplace situations, high school life, workplace, social relations, small town, hippie, high school, rivalry, hypocrisy, boss and employee, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Stone Quackers (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Stone Quackers revolves around the misadventures of two ducks, Whit and Clay, along with their friends Barf and Dottie, plus the authority Officer Barry.
Style: humorous, not serious, surreal, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, cartoon duck, disorder, friends, buddies, anthropomorphism, absurd humor, dark humor, roommate, adventure, rivalry, prank ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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70%
Hidamari Sketch (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: For years, Yuno has dreamed of attending Yamabuki Arts High School, but now that she's been accepted, it means the scary prospect of moving away from her home and family for the first time! Fortunately, Yuno quickly learns that if her new ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, high school, teenage life, follow your dream, best friends, youth, hopes, lifestyle, high school life, slice of life, social relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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68%
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Clerks (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Clerks is an American animated sitcom based on Kevin Smith's 1994 comedy of the same name. It was developed for television by Smith, Smith's producing partner Scott Mosier and former Seinfeld writer David Mandel with character designs by ...
Style: not serious, humorous, talky, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, satire, disorder, everyday life, master villain, save the day, buddies, escapades, workplace situations, millionaire, slacker, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Crash Canyon (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Crash Canyon is a Canadian animated series. It tells the story of the community living at the bottom of a canyon. The Wendell family is looking for an original holiday by caravan but their trip ends sooner than expected at the bottom of a canyon in ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, captivating, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, culture clash, eccentric family, disorder, silly humor, parents and children, stranded, canyon, motor home, dark humor, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Great North (2021)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the Alaskan adventures of the Tobin family as a single dad does his best to keep his weird bunch of kids close, especially as the artistic dreams of his only daughter lead her away from the family fishing boat and into the glamorous world of ...
Style: not serious, humorous, funny, sitcom, absurd ...
Plot: family relations, family, wilderness, teenager, father daughter relationship, friendship, eccentric family, teenage girl, brother sister relationship, teenage boy, disorder, siblings relations ...
Place: alaska
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68%
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Bordertown (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: The comedy, which takes place in a fictitious desert town near the U.S.-Mexico border, centers on the intertwining daily lives of neighbors Bud Buckwald and Ernesto Gonzales. Bud, a married father of three, is a Border Patrol agent who feels ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, adult animation, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family life, society, parents and children, couples, couple relations, silly humor, immigrants, dysfunctional family, u.s. mexico border, social satire, cultural difference, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Family Guy (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Sick, twisted, politically incorrect and Freakin' Sweet animated series featuring the adventures of the dysfunctional Griffin family. Bumbling Peter and long-suffering Lois have three kids. Stewie (a brilliant but sadistic baby bent on killing ...
Style: cynical, humorous, parody, witty, adult animation ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dark humor, family relations, social satire, small town, parents and children, eccentric family, satire, adolescence, goofy hero, dog, talking animals, absurdism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s ...
Place: rhode island, usa
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50%
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Neighbors from Hell (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Neighbors from Hell was a satirical American animated sitcom that ran on TBS from June 7, 2010 to July 26, 2010. The executive producer of the series is Pam Brady. The first and only season consisted of 10 episodes. The series is owned by 20th ...
Style: not serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: social relations, couple relations, eccentric family, family relations, family life, couples, parents and children, fish out of water, suburban life, misfit, suburbs, siblings relations ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Momma Named Me Sheriff (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 12 min.
TV show
Story: He still lives at home with his Momma, his best friend is a doll, and he's the Sheriff of Old Town.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, captivating, light ...
Plot: sheriff, mama's boy, perversion, misfit, small town life, police officer, dark humor, social relations, lifestyle, police, mother son relationship, family life ...
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Mad (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 12 min.
TV show
Story: Mad is an American animated sketch comedy series created by Kevin Shinick and produced by Warner Bros. Animation. Based upon the magazine of the same name, each episode is a collection of short animated parodies of television shows, movies, games, ...
Style: parody, humorous, satirical, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: showbiz, disorder, artists and showbiz, tv show, satire, pop culture, society, silly humor, media, media satire, superhero, surrealism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Kimi Kiss Pure Rouge (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Kouichi Sanada and Kazuki Aihara's childhood friend Mao Mizusawa has returned after living in France for a couple of years. Kouichi is surprised to learn that, since her parents are remaining overseas for the time being, his mother has agreed ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, teenage life, teenage love, social relations, family relations, youth, high school, couples, romance, love and romance, hopes, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Lucas Bros Moving Co (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
Story: The stand-up comedy of New York-based identical twins Kenny and Keith Lucas (The Lucas Brothers) gets animated. With the help of the people of Greenpoint, the twins run a moving company called Lucas Bros. Moving Co. Their customers are often ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, light, realistic
Plot: wrestling, disorder, workplace, nothing goes right, brother brother relationship, stoner, twin brother, slacker, surrealism, twins, family relations, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Squidbillies (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Squidbillies is an animated television series about the Cuylers, an impoverished family of anthropomorphic hillbilly mud squids living in the Appalachian region of Georgia's mountains. The show is produced by Williams Street Studios for the ...
Style: not serious, cynical, humorous, adult animation, sitcom ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hillbilly, eccentric family, family life, parents and children, dysfunctional family, going straight, family problems, family relations, surrealism, cartoon violence, white trash, crimes ...
Time: prehistory
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Slacker Cats (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The strange misadventures of Eddie and Buckley, two domesticated housecats dealing with life in the urban jungle.
Style: not serious, humorous, adult animation, sitcom
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, buddies, pets, silly humor, friends, disorder, animal that acts human, adult humor, anthropomorphic animal, vulgarity, cartoon cat, animal life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.0
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Fatherhood (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Fatherhood is an American animated television series revolving around the Bindlebeep family and various happenings, inspired by the book of the same name by Bill Cosby. This was Nick at Nite's first original animated series. It has aired on ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family life, family relations, suburbs, parents and children, family, society, school, dog, fatherhood, love, rivalry, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Ninja Nonsense (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Shinobu is a naive ninja-in-training. In order to test her ninja abilites, she must steal the panties of all the high school girls. The first house she stops at is the abode of one Kaede Shiranui, who happens to catch Shinobu in the act. Kaeda is ...
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, sentimental, light ...
Plot: adventure, friendship, superhuman powers, good versus evil, rivalry, goofy hero, curses spells and rituals, heroes, disorder, escapades, ambition, female ninja ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Student Bodies (1997)
Genre: Animation, Family, Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Student Bodies is a syndicated television comedy program that was produced in Montreal, Quebec, Canada from 1997 to the end of 1999. While a live-action series, animations are used throughout as thoughts and imaginations. The segments are usually ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sitcom, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, teen drama
Plot: high school, friendship, teenage life, social relations, love and romance, student, society, childhood sweetheart, friends, journalism, youth, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Proud Family (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: "The Proud Family" follows the adventures and misadventures of Penny, a 14-year-old African American girl who's doing her best to navigate through the early years of teen-dom. Penny's every encounter inevitably spirals into ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, sitcom, multicultural ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, lifestyle, youth, best friends, parents and children, family life, friendship, siblings relations, teenage love, high school, family, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Angelo Rules (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: France, UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Angelo is a problem child and, with his two best friends, causes a lot of trouble in the neighborhood.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, teenage life, school, buddies, youth, escapades, nothing goes right, disorder, family, young heroes, family relations, boy genius ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france
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