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, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, friendship, family relations, social awkwardness, youth, misfit, high school, disorder, delusion, eccentric family, goofy hero, small town, social relations, silly humor, satire, farce, goofball, friends, high school life, small town life, wannabe, absurd humor
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: idaho, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, realistic and offbeat films and TV series with plots about friends, family relations, youth, disorder, friendship, parents and children and teenage life mostly in Comedy, Animation and Family genres. Some movies like Napoleon Dynamite: Allen Gregory (2011), Duncanville (2020), King of the Hill (1997), TripTank (2014), The Brak Show (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Allen Gregory (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
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, entertaining, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, school, teachers and students, friends, social relations, youth, fish out of water, precocious child, boy, elementary school, teacher, boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa
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Duncanville (2020)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
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: humorous, adult animation, feel good, witty, dark humor ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: mother son relationship, social satire, siblings relations, couple relations, brother sister relationship, parents and children, family, family relations, coming of age, high school, husband wife relationship, teenager ...
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: sitcom, adult animation, offbeat, witty, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, small town, ordinary person, suburban life, suburbs, salesman, manager, friends, couples, supportive friend, manhood, overbearing parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
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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, dark humor, entertaining, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens
Plot: silly humor, satire, disorder, multiple storylines, adventure, computer animation
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, not serious, feel good, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: eccentric family, everyday life, parents and children, family relations, living with parents, parody, youth, goofy hero, escapades, teenage life, newspaper, destruction ...
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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: humorous, realistic, not serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, rivalry, popularity, high school, cheerleader, friends, best friends, youth, uninhibited rivalry, high school hunk, high school life, camp ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, kansas
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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, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: society, youth, family values, unsupportive parent, family tradition, family life, teenage life, family relations, save the planet, parents and children, eccentric family, environmentalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: beach, teenage life, love and romance, youth, coming of age, surfing, friends, buddies, silly humor, teenager
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Sit Down Shut Up (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
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, captivating, light ...
Plot: teachers and students, workplace situations, workplace, high school life, small town, social relations, hippie, high school, rivalry, mentally unstable, gender, hypocrisy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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, dark humor, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, cartoon duck, disorder, friends, buddies, anthropomorphism, roommate, absurd humor, adventure, rivalry, silly humor, prank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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: humorous, witty, not serious, captivating, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, eccentric family, culture clash, parents and children, silly humor, disorder, stranded, motor home, canyon, getting along, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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75%
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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, witty, talky, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, satire, master villain, save the day, buddies, escapades, disorder, everyday life, millionaire, workplace situations, partners, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, friendship, small town, high school life, teenage life, misfit, social misfits, goofy hero, eccentric family, election, rejection, school dance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: idaho, usa, mexico, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: humorous, not serious
Audience: teens
Plot: family life, family relations, fish out of water, eccentric family, couple relations, social relations, parents and children, couples, supernatural, imaginary, suburban life, misfit ...
Place: usa
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The Simpsons (1989)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Set in Springfield, the average American town, the show focuses on the antics and everyday adventures of the Simpson family; Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie, as well as a virtual cast of thousands. Since the beginning, the series has been a pop ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, witty, not serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: siblings relations, family relations, social satire, parents and children, eccentric family, small town, satire, mischievous children, goofy hero, society, suburbs, elementary school ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, 20th century, 90s, contemporary ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Pickle & Peanut (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A buddy comedy series about two unlikely friends — an emotional pickle and a freewheeling peanut.
Style: humorous, not serious, avant garde, absurd, buddy comedy ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: disorder, friends, buddies, nothing goes right, follow your dream, underdog, unlikely partners, ambition, misfit partners, chase, grandmother, peanuts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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67%
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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: humorous, captivating, satirical, light, not serious
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, showbiz, disorder, imaginary, artists and showbiz, tv show, satire, pop culture, society, media satire, media, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ 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: dark humor, cynical, humorous, exciting, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: social satire, family relations, small town, eccentric family, parents and children, satire, family life, dog, adolescence, goofy hero, siblings relations, parody ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s ...
Place: rhode island, usa
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50%
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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: workplace, nothing goes right, wrestling, disorder, brother brother relationship, twin brother, stoner, slacker, surrealism, twins, family relations, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
I Don't Have Many Friends (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Kodaka Hasegawa has just transferred to St. Chronica's Academy and he's having a hard time making friends. With his naturally blond hair and fierce looking eyes, people constantly mistake him for a delinquent. One day, he runs into his ...
Style: touching, stylized, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: social misfits, teenage life, school, harem, friendship, social relations, club, youth, misfit, teenage love, society, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
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65%
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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, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, suburbs, family life, parents and children, society, dog, school, fatherhood, love, rivalry, friendship, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family life, couple relations, couples, parents and children, society, silly humor, immigrants, family relations, dysfunctional family, immigration, journey
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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, silly humor, pets, buddies, disorder, friends, animal life, imaginary, adult humor, animal that acts human, anthropomorphic animal, profanity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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South Park (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.
Style: cynical, witty, humorous, offbeat, gross out humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, parody, elementary school, social satire, death, friends, mischievous children, small town, vicious, buddies, killings, child swearing ...
Time: 2010s, 20th century, 2000s, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: colorado, usa
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64%
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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: humorous, not serious, cynical, offbeat, adult animation ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hillbilly, eccentric family, family problems, going straight, dysfunctional family, family life, parents and children, family relations, cartoon violence, surrealism, white trash, satire ...
Time: prehistory
Place: usa, georgia
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64%
Cromartie High School (2003)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 12 min.
TV show
Story: Folks, meet Takashi Kamiyama. Enrolled at Cromartie High, where everybody is a delinquent, Kamiyama is apparently the only non-delinquent in the school. Logically, therefore, he must be the toughest in his class—by the rather twisted logic that ...
Style: humorous, surreal, not serious, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: gang, high school, delinquent, criminal, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, rivalry, buddies, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, parallel world, satire ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: feel good, humorous, not serious, sitcom, multicultural ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, lifestyle, youth, best friends, parents and children, friendship, family life, teenage love, siblings relations, high school, teenage life, r&b ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: humorous, semi serious, sitcom, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, family outing, teen drama
Plot: high school, friendship, teenage life, love and romance, social relations, student, part animation, society, teenage love, high school life, childhood sweetheart, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: teenage life, friendship, youth, school, escapades, buddies, young heroes, nothing goes right, family, family relations, disorder, boy genius ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Little Lulu Show (1995)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The Little Lulu Show is an animated television series, based on the Marjorie Henderson Buell comic book character Little Lulu. The show was produced by CINAR Animation after Marge's death in 1993, and aired on HBO Family and Cartoon Network in ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: kids
Plot: misfit, prank, best friends, mischievous children, youth, family, disorder, friends, family relations, brat, parents and children, small town ...
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