Movies and TV shows like My Name Is Earl

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My Name Is Earl (2005)
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My Name Is Earl (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: When petty criminal Earl Hickey wins the lottery, he sets off on a quest to repair his questionable karma.
Style: humorous, sitcom, realistic, funny, witty, not serious, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: karma, buddies, going straight, ex couple relations, goofy hero, good deed, white trash, redemption, partners, misfit, mishap, irony of fate, destiny, humour, redneck, brother brother relationship, lottery winner, lgbt, friendship between men, satire, siblings, slacker, small town, confession, ex husband ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
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 sitcom films and TV series with plots about friends, disorder, family relations, lifestyle, buddies, parents and children and friendship mostly in Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like My Name Is Earl: Raising Hope (2010), Community (2009), Yes, Dear (2000), Halfway Home (2007), Partners (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Raising Hope (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, not serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: family life, babies and infants, eccentric family, disorder, youth, living with parents, parents and children, responsibility, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, stupidity, parenthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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89%
 8.5
 257K
Community (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, witty, not serious, funny, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college life, friendship, friends, hardcase students, lifestyle change, student life, social relations, geek, college, immature, uptight character, joke ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
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67%
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Yes, Dear (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, humorous, not serious, entertaining ...
Plot: family life, housewife, couples, parents and children, family, irresponsible, family relations, siblings relations, couple relations, husband wife relationship, parenting, kids and family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 587
Halfway Home (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, realistic, sitcom, offbeat
Plot: going straight, starting over, rehabilitation, friendship, disorder, social misfits, crimes, rehabilitation center, ex convict, improv, hopes, sexual dysfunction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Partners (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: humorous, sitcom, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: lawyer, friends, partners, buddies, family relations, legal, love and romance, society, buddy cop, silly humor, odd couple
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
10 Items or Less (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: 10 Items or Less is a partly scripted, partly improvised American comedy series created by Nancy Hower, Robert Hickey and John Lehr. It starred Lehr as a less-than-successful businessman who returned home to run Greens & Grains, the family-owned ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: store, workplace, small town, misfit, boss and employee, friends, clerk, rivalry, friendship, satire, improv, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Dorm Life (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, slacker, friends, college life, social relations, disorder, campus, lifestyle, youth, buddies, student life, dormitory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, witty, humorous, funny, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slacker, satire, pub, misfit, bartender, buddies, nothing goes right, friends who hate each other, stupidity, bad taste humour, alcoholic, friendship between men ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
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Players (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, captivating, light, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family relations, friends, workplace, workplace situations, brother brother relationship, buddies, antisocial behavior, slacker, nothing goes right, dark humor, improv, sibling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.4
 7K
Dads (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, realistic, captivating, light ...
Plot: parents and children, friends, life turned upside down, thirtysomething life, family relations, grownups, video game, disorder, politically correct, lifestyle, father son relationship, father and son ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
 6K
The Millers (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A divorced reporter, looking forward to the single life, finds his parents' marital problems derail his plans.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: living with parents, eccentric family, nothing goes right, family relations, divorce, disorder, family problems, parents and children, dysfunctional family, divorced parents, family, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.5
 1K
We Are Men (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, sitcom, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friends, manhood, friendship between men, silly humor, couples, buddies, singleness, twentysomething life, lifestyle, social relations, camaraderie, divorce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.7
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The Exes (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A sitcom about three divorced men sharing an apartment across the hall from their female divorce attorney, who is also their landlord.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: landlord tenant relationship, couples, buddies, looking for love, looking for sex, roommate, singleness, disorder, starting over, hopes, partners, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.2
 23K
Black-ish (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A family man struggles to gain a sense of cultural identity while raising his kids in a predominantly white, upper-middle-class neighborhood.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: african american, family relations, black family, parents and children, family, family life, social differences, disorder, society, racial issues, fish out of water, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Stacked (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Stacked is an American television sitcom that premiered on Fox on April 13, 2005. On May 18, 2006, Stacked was canceled, leaving five episodes unaired in the United States. The last episode aired on January 11, 2006. The five unaired episodes have ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: workplace situations, power relations, siblings relations, physical appearance, workplace, store, family business, boss and employee, fish out of water, misfit, blonde, workplace humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.2
 9K
Undateable (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friends, roommate, supportive friend, odd couple, looking for love, seduction, shyness, dating, lifestyle, love and romance, nothing goes right, loser ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Big Time in Hollywood, Fl (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Follows two delusional brothers, who are self-proclaimed filmmakers, as they are kicked out of their parent's house and end up on an epic cinematic journey.
Style: realistic, humorous, sitcom, not serious
Audience: teens
Plot: goofy hero, social misfits, adolescence vs adulthood, sibling relationship, parents and children, disorder, family relations, siblings relations, satire, lie, brother brother relationship, filmmaker
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.8
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Retired at 35 (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Retired at 35 is an American sitcom on TV Land starring George Segal, Jessica Walter, Johnathan McClain, Josh McDermitt, Marissa Jaret Winokur and Ryan Michelle Bathe. It is the network's second original scripted series after Hot in Cleveland. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: living with parents, family life, parents and children, family relations, elderly, lifestyle, friendship, golden years
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Aliens in America (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, light, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, exchange student, family relations, muslim, culture clash, society, youth, social relations, friendship, racism, prejudice, christianity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Minute with Stan Hooper (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A Minute with Stan Hooper, also known as Stan Hooper, is an American sitcom starring Norm Macdonald. The series was a Carsey-Werner production in association with Paramount Television and aired on Fox. The series was canceled after six of the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: fish out of water, social relations, misfit, society, journalism, small town life, tv show, small town, wife, moving, diner, media
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, wisconsin
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30%
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Dan for Mayor (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dan for Mayor is a Canadian television sitcom starring Fred Ewanuick that debuted on March 1, 2010 on CTV and The Comedy Network. It premiered the same night as Hiccups, a show created by Corner Gas star Brent Butt that also features fellow Corner ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Plot: politics, slacker, small town, campaign, satire, lifestyle, friends, social relations, mayor, rivalry, friendship, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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30%
Guys with Kids (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, feel good, captivating, light ...
Plot: fatherhood, parents and children, manhood, babies and infants, grownups, adulthood, man child, buddies, thirtysomething life, family relations, lifestyle, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Sons of Tucson (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sons of Tucson is a family comedy about three brothers who hire a charming, wayward schemer to stand in as their father when their real one goes to prison. What begins as a business relationship evolves into something more complex and compelling: a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: youth, cons and scams, family relations, disorder, family, friendship, brother brother relationship, absent parent, sibling relationship, mischievous children, family life, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Better With You (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Better with You is an American romantic sitcom TV show starring Joanna Garcia Swisher and Jennifer Finnigan. The series aired on Wednesdays at 8:30 pm Eastern/7:30 pm Central on ABC and ran from September 22, 2010 to May 11, 2011. The series was ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, feel good, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, love affair, family relations, family life, couple relations, couples, pregnancy, parents and children, lifestyle, friendship between men, siblings relations, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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My Life as Liz (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: My Life as Liz is a mockumentary style American television series that centers on the life of Liz Lee, a misfit high-school senior living in small town Texas. The series debuted on MTV on January 18, 2010. The first season finale aired on March 8, ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, youth, social relations, teenage life, high school life, power relations, parents and children, society, best friends, family relations, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, new york
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29%
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, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, family life, eccentric family, couple relations, parents and children, disorder, culture clash, social differences, everyday life, friendship, marriage, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.3
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Testees (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, not serious, humorous, captivating, light ...
Plot: buddies, disorder, friends, silly humor, male nudity, gross out humor, experiment gone awry, thirtysomething life, human guinea pig, medical test, canadian humor
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.0
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Lovesick (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: After finding out he has an STI, Dylan must get back in touch with every girl he has ever had sex with to let them know the bad news.
Style: sitcom, feel good, humorous, not serious, light ...
Plot: friendship, sexually transmitted disease, buddies, down on your luck, friends in love, disorder, farce, humour, sex, satire, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Up All Night (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: An irreverent look at parenthood through the point of view of an acerbic working mother, along with her stay-at-home husband and opinionated parents.
Style: humorous, sitcom, not serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: family relations, couple relations, parenthood, parents and children, couples, relationship vs career, childbirth, coping, friends, husband wife relationship, babies and infants, women ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.5
 1K
Clipped (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Plot: boss and employee, friendship, workplace, workplace situations, barbershop, high school friends, unfulfillment, power relations, everyday life, hairdresser, best friends, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts
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29%