Movies and TV shows like My Name Is Earl

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My Name Is Earl
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: When petty criminal Earl Hickey wins the lottery, he sets off on a quest to repair his questionable karma.
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: buddies, small town, going straight, redemption, siblings relations, righting the wronged, partners, social relations, hopes, disorder, good deed, karma, sitcom, goofy hero, friendship, small town life, crimes, family relations, friends, slacker, lottery, small time, low lives, change of luck, latinos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and witty films and TV series with plots about friends, disorder, buddies, friendship, family relations, sitcom and lifestyle mostly in Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like My Name Is Earl: Raising Hope (2010), Party Down (2009), Man Up (2011), Rolling Kansas (2003), Grown Ups 2 (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Raising Hope
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Duration: 22 min.
Story: James "Jimmy" Chance is a clueless 24-year-old who impregnates a serial killer during a one-night-stand. Earning custody of his daughter after the mother is sentenced to death, Jimmy relies on his oddball but well-intentioned family for ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Party Down
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Party Down is an American comedy television series that follows a Los Angeles, California, catering team for the titular company. The sextet of aspiring Hollywood actors and writers, as well as drifting lost souls, work small-time catering gigs ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, cynical
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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 6.6
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Man Up
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: buddies, friends, couple relations, friendship, thirtysomething life, man child, sitcom, couples, irresponsible, slacker, lifestyle, male bonding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of friends go on a journey to a secret marijuana forest in Kansas.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: on the road, farce, buddies, drug dealing, friendship, screwball, siblings relations, stoners, nothing goes right, marijuana, partners, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kansas, texas, usa, america
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Country: USA
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Story: The all-star comedy cast from Grown Ups returns (with some exciting new additions) for more summertime laughs. Lenny (Adam Sandler) has relocated his family back to the small town where he and his friends grew up. This time around, the grown ups are ...
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Duration: 30 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: For Rod Kimball, performing stunts is a way of life, even though he is rather accident-prone. Poor Rod cannot even get any respect from his stepfather, Frank, who beats him up in weekly sparring matches. When Frank falls ill, Rod devises his most ...
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Audience: teens
Plot: small town, parents and children, sport, disorder, terminal illness, buddies, goofy hero, dumb, stupidity, contests and competitions, friendship, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington state
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Jay and Silent Bob Get Irish: The Swearing O' the Green
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: You may see one show, but you haven't senn them all! Following on from the amazingly successful JAY AND SILENT BOB TEA BAGGING IN THE UK, Fast-talking, foul mouthed Jay and his "hetero life partner' Silent Bob return with their second ...
Style: not serious, talky, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: buddies, misfit partners, odd couple, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, friends, partners, disorder, friendship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, usa
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System:   64%
    User:   65%
 
 5.8
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High School
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A high school valedictorian who gets baked with the local stoner finds himself the subject of a drug test. The situation causes him to concoct an ambitious plan to get his entire graduating class to face the same fate, and fail.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: drugs/alcohol, fighting the system, high school, nothing goes right, high school life, teenage life, stoners, youth, friends, disorder, buddies, against the rules ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   65%
 
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Jay and Silent Bob learn that their comic-book alter egos, Bluntman and Chronic, have been sold to Hollywood as part of a big-screen movie that leaves them out of any royalties, the pair travels to Tinseltown to sabotage the production.
Style: humorous, clever, talky, not serious, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, hollywood, drugs, road trip, buddies, internet, parody, weed, on the road, fugitives, marijuana, foul language ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa, california, utah
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System:   62%
    User:   67%
 
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Players
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Players is an American comedy series which premiered on the Spike network on March 2, 2010. The series is a partially scripted/mostly improvised comedy about two brothers who run a sports bar together. After airing 3 episodes, Players was removed ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, alternative comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar, siblings relations, workplace situations, workplace, family relations, friends, sitcom, sibling relationship, drunkenness, brother brother relationship, alcohol, beer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa
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System:   58%
    User:   66%
 
The Foot Fist Way
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An inept taekwondo instructor struggles with marital troubles and an unhealthy obsession with fellow taekwondo enthusiast Chuck "The Truck" Williams.
Style: humorous, tragicomedy, not serious, realistic, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, obsession, buddies, adultery, sarcasm, goofy hero, school, contests and competitions, small town, friendship, infidelity, foul language ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
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System:   58%
    User:   48%
 
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House Broken
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In order to enjoy his retirement, a father takes drastic measures to get his twentysomething, slacker sons to move out and fend for themselves.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A hilarious mockumentary about the delicious hobby of frozen food collecting and Christian rock band, The Christers. The film follows the Mesa Frozen Entree Enthusiast's Club as they plan their first Frozen Entree Enthusiasts Convention.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, clever, offbeat ...
Plot: buddies, clinic, music band, cafe, musician's life, social misfits, desire for fame, friendship, ambition, artists and showbiz, friends, ego clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, arizona
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System:   57%
    User:   58%
 
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Coffee Town
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three thirty-something friends band together when their carefree existence is threatened.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: buddies, cafe, workplace situations, rivalry, workplace, friends, disorder, coffee shop, unlikely criminals, uninhibited rivalry, friendship, computers and web ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   56%
    User:   66%
 
The Sarah Silverman Program.
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Sarah Silverman Program is an American television series, which ran from February 1, 2007 to April 15, 2010 on Comedy Central starring comedian and actress Sarah Silverman, who created the series with Dan Harmon and Rob Schrab. The Sarah ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, biting, cynical ...
Plot: goofy hero, misfit, music, sitcom, disorder, gays and lesbians, siblings relations, family relations, friends, irresponsible, self involved, antisocial behavior ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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    User:   59%
 
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Four egocentric friends who run a neighborhood Irish pub in Philadelphia try to find their way through the adult world of work and relationships. Unfortunately, their warped views and precarious judgments often lead them to trouble, creating a ...
Style: humorous, situational comedy, realistic, witty, bad taste humour ...
Plot: sitcom, bar, buddies, family relations, family problems, nothing goes right, slacker, alcohol, drunkenness, conversation, misfit, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, philadelphia
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System:   55%
    User:   100%
 
Arrested Development
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The story of a wealthy family that lost everything, and the one son who had no choice but to keep them all together.
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, siblings relations, suburbs, eccentric family, family business, workplace, family problems, family relations, disorder, prison, sexual humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   54%
    User:   51%
 
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Hank
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Hank is a comedy television series which ran on ABC from September 30, 2009, to November 4, 2009. The series was created by Tucker Cawley and is about a Wall Street executive who loses his job and reconnects with his small-town family. Hank ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: small town, parents and children, sitcom, eccentric family, family life, small town life, unemployment, family relations, starting over, society, social relations, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, virginia
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System:   50%
    User:   59%
 
Aliens in America
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Aliens in America is an American sitcom created by David Guarascio and Moses Port that aired on The CW for one season from 2007–2008. Guarascio and Port also served as executive producers of the show alongside Tim Doyle. Luke Greenfield directed ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, sitcom, friendship, muslim, fish out of water, teenage life, misfit, youth, friends, exchange student, social relations, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: wisconsin, usa
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System:   49%
    User:   42%
 
 6.2
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Barbershop
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Calvin Palmer is the owner of a barbershop on the Southside of Chicago. Reluctantly inheriting the neighborhood establishment and popular hangout from his father, he juggles his responsibilities to his clients, his family, and his community as a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching
Plot: sitcom, family business, drugs/alcohol, workplace situations, workplace, friends, urban, social relations, buddies, barbershop, immigrants, politics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa
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System:   49%
    User:   43%
 
 8.2
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Dorm Life
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: college life, college, buddies, prank, student life, youth, friends, social relations, disorder, slacker, lifestyle, university ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, campus
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System:   49%
    User:   44%
 
The Hard Times of RJ Berger
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 9 min.
Story: The Hard Times of RJ Berger was an American television comedy series created by David Katzenberg and Seth Grahame-Smith for MTV. The show's central character is RJ Berger an unpopular sophomore at the fictional Pinkerton High School in Ohio who ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school, high school life, sitcom, teenage life, youth, social relations, buddies, friendship, coming of age, looking for sex, teenage love, physical appearance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   48%
    User:   55%
 
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 7.3
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Undateable
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Whether it's due to a lack of style, the wrong job, or even just a bad haircut, everyone goes through a time in their lives when they're undateable. Most of us eventually grow out of it, but some people need a little more help than others. ...
Style: humorous, light, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sitcom, friends, roommate, supportive friend, bar, dating, odd couple, looking for love, shyness, seduction, wooing, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit
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System:   47%
    User:   39%
 
 3.0
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Da Block Party
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: One hot summer day in New Orleans, BJ (Troy Anders) tries to keep his deceased brother's legacy alive by throwing the hottest, rip-roaring block party of the summer. But he has a few obstacles to overcome first, one jealous baby-mamma and a ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: buddies, urban, criminal heroes, urban ghetto, goofy hero, drug dealing, nothing goes right, siblings relations, celebrity culture, urban ghetto life, disorder, babies and infants ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   47%
    User:   43%
 
 3.3
 873
Work It
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: buddies, sitcom, hidden identity, gender bending, physical appearance, workplace situations, gender, friends, dishonesty, workplace, family relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, st. louis missouri
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System:   46%
    User:   50%
 
 6.3
 34K
Cedar Rapids
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A naive Midwesterner insurance salesman travels to a big-city convention in an effort to save the jobs of his co-workers.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sentimental, funny ...
Plot: hotel, drinking, friendship, drugs, drugs/alcohol, goofy hero, disorder, marijuana, small town, buddies, innocence lost, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iowa, usa, las vegas, california, new jersey ...
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System:   45%
    User:   51%
 
 6.9
 237K
Step Brothers
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Brennan Huff and Dale Doback might be grown men. But that doesn't stop them from living at home and turning into jealous, competitive stepbrothers when their single parents marry. Brennan's constant competition with Dale strains his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stupidity, male nudity, divorce, goofy hero, farce, slacker, storytelling, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, dysfunctional family, foul language, dumb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   44%
    User:   44%
 

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The Red Green Show
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The Red Green Show is a Canadian television comedy that aired on various channels in Canada, with its ultimate home at CBC Television, and on Public Broadcasting Service stations in the United States, from 1991 until the series finale April 7, 2006, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
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Story: Stella was a short-lived television series that originally ran from June 28, 2005 to August 30, 2005 on the American television channel Comedy Central, created by and starring Michael Ian Black, Michael Showalter, and David Wain, the three members ...
Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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