Movies and TV shows like My Name Is Earl

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My Name Is Earl (2005)
 7.8
 89K
My Name Is Earl (2005)
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: humorous, realistic, not serious, witty
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sitcom, karma, going straight, buddies, redemption, goofy hero, ex couple relations, small town, good deed, partners, slacker, siblings relations, righting the wronged, social relations, hopes, disorder, friendship, small town life, crimes, family relations, friends, lottery, small time, low lives, change of luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to My Name Is Earl

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, realistic and witty films and TV series with plots about sitcom, friends, buddies, disorder, lifestyle, friendship and family relations mostly in Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like My Name Is Earl: Man Up (2011), Raising Hope (2010), The Odd Couple (2015), Jennifer Falls (2014), Workaholics (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005)
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, realistic, witty, situational comedy, bad taste humour ...
Plot: bar, sitcom, slacker, buddies, family relations, family problems, nothing goes right, misfit, workplace, irish, dysfunctional family, alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa
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100%
 6.6
 2K
Man Up (2011)
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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sitcom, man child, friendship, buddies, friends, couple relations, thirtysomething life, couples, irresponsible, slacker, lifestyle, male bonding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 33K
Raising Hope (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
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 ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, not serious, light ...
Plot: babies and infants, family life, sitcom, eccentric family, responsibility, living with parents, single parent, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, disorder, immature, parenthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Odd Couple (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Oscar's life seems almost perfect...sure he's divorced and his apartment is a mess, but he's the host of a well-known sports show, and is enjoying his bachelor lifestyle in New York City. That is until his college friend, Felix, shows ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, odd couple, friendship, dating, friends, disorder, radio show, misfit, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, macho man, job, roommate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 5.9
 780
Jennifer Falls (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Jennifer Doyle who must move back in with her own mom after being let go from her high-powered, six-figure salary job. With her teenage daughter in tow, Jennifer has to face her new life and figure out what the next steps are to rebuild.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: single parent, small town, family relations, living with parents, loss of job, sitcom, social relations, parents and children, siblings relations, homecoming, small town life, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 8.1
 42K
Workaholics (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Workaholics is an American sitcom that premiered on Comedy Central on April 5, 2011. The series is in its third season, and is predominantly written by its stars Blake Anderson, Adam DeVine, Anders Holm, and co-creator Kyle Newacheck who play, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, situational comedy, light, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, office, buddies, roommate, call center, workplace situations, twentysomething life, disorder, coworker, workplace romance, everyday life, irresponsible ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 1K
We Are Men (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: We Are Men is about four single guys living in a short-term apartment complex who unexpectedly find camaraderie over their many missteps in love.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sitcom, buddies, friends, male friendship, divorce, singleness, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, couples, social relations, manhood, lifestyle
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.0
 1K
Partners (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Allen Braddock and Marcus Jackson are two attorneys with very different views on the law. After getting fired from his father's prestigious firm for employing questionable tactics, Allen is forced to team up with Marcus, a self-made man always ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, odd couple, legal, buddy cop, lawyer, partners, buddies, family relations, friends
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.8
 5K
The Exes (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A sitcom about three divorced men sharing an apartment across the hall from their female divorce attorney, who is also their landlord.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, buddies, singleness, apartment, landlord, roommate, landlord tenant relationship, partners, couples, friends, nothing goes right, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
 6K
Dads (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Dads is an American sitcom which premiered on September 17, 2013 and airs Tuesdays at 8:00/7:00c on Fox. The series was created by Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild, and follows Warner and Eli, two successful video game developers whose lives are ...
Style: humorous, realistic, situational comedy, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, life turned upside down, friends, thirtysomething life, family relations, video game, grownups, disorder, politically correct, lifestyle, living with parents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
I Hate My Teenage Daughter (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: I Hate My Teenage Daughter is an American sitcom that ran on Fox from November 30, 2011 to March 20, 2012. It aired at the 9:30 pm /8:30 pm timeslot after The X Factor. The series stars Jaime Pressly and Katie Finneran. On May 10, 2012, Fox canceled ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, friendship, best friends, sitcom, parents and children, bullying, parent child relationship, family relations, friends, teenage life, youth, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Friends with Better Lives (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A comedy about six friends at different stages in their lives – married, divorced, newly engaged and single – who are outwardly happy, but secretly questioning if their friends have it better. Andi and Bobby are happily married with two kids but ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, friendship, best friends, buddies, romance, group of friends, thirtysomething life, friends, model, lifestyle
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.8
 263K
The Office (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The everyday lives of office employees in the Scranton, Pennsylvania branch of the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Company.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, talky, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: office, sitcom, job, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace romance, salesman, love and romance, promotion, career, team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Hot in Cleveland (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Three fabulous, eccentric, LA best friends of a certain age have their lives changed forever when their plane unexpectedly lands in Cleveland and they soon rediscover themselves in this new "promised land."
Style: not serious, witty, talky, realistic, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, best friends, actor's life, urban, career, fish out of water, shopping, dating, middle aged, lifestyle change, divorced divorcee ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.3
 25K
Party Down (2009)
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
Plot: sitcom, comedian, actor, party, ambition, hopes, hollywood, caterer, aspiring actor, disorder, workplace, desire for fame ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.3
 8K
Undateable (2014)
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, realistic, light, feel good, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sitcom, bar, friends, dating, odd couple, roommate, supportive friend, looking for love, wooing, love and romance, shyness, seduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Guys with Kids (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Three 30-something dads try to hold on to their youth as they face the responsibilities of having kids. Thankfully, Gary, Chris and Nick have each other to help navigate the highs and lows of fatherhood - while still trying desperately to remain ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, buddies, adolescence vs adulthood, fatherhood, man child, babies and infants, couple relations, parents and children, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Traffic Light (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Traffic Light is an American comedy television series that ran on Fox from February 8, 2011 to May 31, 2011. It is based on the Israeli TV show Ramzor, and was adapted to an American audience by Bob Fisher. The series aired Tuesdays at 9:30 pm ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: sitcom, buddies, battle of the sexes, thirty something, male friendship, couple relations, singleness, couples, friendship, thirtysomething life, love and romance, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 3.3
 873
Work It (2012)
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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, buddies, hidden identity, gender bending, physical appearance, workplace situations, gender, friends, dishonesty, workplace, family relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.5
 167K
Community (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Follow the lives of a group of students at what is possibly the world’s worst community college in the fictional locale of Greendale, Colorado.
Style: witty, talky, humorous, stylized, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: student life, sitcom, college life, social relations, friends, hardcase students, odd, lifestyle change, college, friendship, uptight character, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, campus, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.4
 536
Halfway Home (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Halfway Home is an American comedy series that aired on Comedy Central in Spring 2007. On its official website, Halfway Home is described as an "improvised half-hour show featuring the daily exploits of five ex-cons living together in a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: going straight, sitcom, disorder, misfit partners, social misfits, rehabilitation, starting over, friendship, crimes, hopes, friends, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.8
 474
After MASH (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: AfterMASH is an American situation comedy that aired on CBS from September 26, 1983, to December 11, 1984. A spin-off of the series M*A*S*H, the show takes place immediately following the end of the Korean War and chronicles the adventures of three ...
Style: not serious, clever, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, hospital, buddies, couple relations, military, korean war veteran, americana, workplace situations, partners, workplace, couples, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1950s
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.4
 409
Hank (2009)
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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: small town, sitcom, parents and children, eccentric family, family, family life, small town life, unemployment, family relations, starting over, society, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Working Stiffs (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Working Stiffs is a short-lived 1979 American television series which starred James Belushi and Michael Keaton as brothers Ernie and Mike O'Rourke. The pair were janitors who aspired to work their way up in the field of business. The brothers ...
Style: humorous, realistic, offbeat, witty
Plot: sitcom, janitor, buddies, workplace situations, office, working class, sibling relationship, siblings relations, fashion, partners, disorder, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.2
 2K
Ideal (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Ideal is a British dark comedy sit-com, originally broadcast on digital channel BBC Three, created by Graham Duff and produced by BBC Comedy North and Baby Cow Productions. It stars Johnny Vegas as small-time cannabis dealer Moz. It is set in ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: stoners, sitcom, buddies, drug dealing, crime, crimes, petty criminal, slacker, drug dealer, flat, drugs/alcohol, united kingdom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.9
 2K
Testees (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Testees is a Canadian television series, created by Kenny Hotz and written and produced by Kenny Hotz and Derek Harvie. Testees originally aired on Thursdays at 10:30 PM EST on FX and ran from October 9, 2008 to December 18, 2008. and debuted on ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, gross out humor, canadian humor
Plot: buddies, disorder, sitcom, experiment gone awry, thirtysomething life, friends, male nudity, medical test
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.0
 6K
Yes, Dear (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A comedy about two young couples and their outrageously contrasting views on parenting. Greg and Kim Warner struggle on a daily basis to become perfect at the job. Kim is a neurotic, stay-at-home mother, and although her husband, Greg, is a success ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, couple relations, parents and children, family, family life, couples, family relations, siblings relations, in-laws, irresponsible, housewife, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.0
 6K
Trophy Wife (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The third time's the charm, they say, and reformed party girl Kate is hoping that's true when she becomes the third wife of a slightly older man, Pete. They fell into each others' arms (literally) at a karaoke bar, and flash forward a ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, captivating, satirical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, mischievous children, fish out of water, youth, blonde, family, family relations, couple relations, overbearing parent, disorder, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.9
 1K
Clipped (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, best friends, friendship, high school friends, hairdresser, workplace situations, workplace, friends, buddies, boss and employee, reunion, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Sarah Silverman Program. (2007)
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: sitcom, goofy hero, misfit, music, disorder, gays and lesbians, siblings relations, family relations, friends, irresponsible, self involved, antisocial behavior ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%