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, realistic, sitcom, witty, not serious, toilet humor
Audience: boys' night
Plot: karma, going straight, buddies, white trash, goofy hero, redemption, ex couple relations, good deed, partners, slacker, small town, ex husband, confession, small time, family relations, belief, choice, crimes, journey, friendship, friends, stripper, intelligence, life changing experience, lottery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 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, realistic, sitcom and not serious films and TV series with plots about family relations, friends, buddies, lifestyle, parents and children, silly humor and couples mostly in Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like My Name Is Earl: Halfway Home (2007), Raising Hope (2010), Community (2009), Workaholics (2011), Yes, Dear (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: dysfunctional character, friendship, going straight, starting over, rehabilitation, social misfits, disorder, crimes, rehabilitation center, masturbation, power relations, sexual dysfunction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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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: not serious, sitcom, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: babies and infants, family life, living with parents, eccentric family, youth, disorder, parents and children, immature, parenthood, lifestyle, twentysomething life, lifestyle change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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: witty, not serious, sitcom, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college life, friendship, lifestyle change, student life, friends, social relations, odd, hardcase students, geek, uptight character, silly humor, crush ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
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Workaholics (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, realistic, light, situational comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: office, roommate, coworker, buddies, disorder, workplace situations, twentysomething life, call center, everyday life, irresponsible, slacker, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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100%
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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, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: family life, housewife, couples, parents and children, irresponsible, siblings relations, husband wife relationship, parenting, couple relations, family relations, in-laws, family
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Man Up (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, man child, buddies, couples, couple relations, friends, lifestyle, slacker, irresponsible, roommate, thirtysomething life, machismo ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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, feel good, captivating, light ...
Plot: friends, lawyer, partners, buddies, family relations, legal, love and romance, society, odd couple, silly humor, buddy cop
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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100%
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Jennifer Falls (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, light, captivating, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: single parent, family relations, homecoming, career change, loss of job, living with parents, parents and children, grudge, unemployment, small town, life turned upside down, wooing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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43%
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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, not serious, sitcom
Audience: teens
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, social misfits, goofy hero, siblings relations, parents and children, disorder, family relations, sibling relationship, filmmaker, lie, brother brother relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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, realistic, not serious, feel good
Plot: looking for love, looking for sex, couples, buddies, landlord tenant relationship, hopes, starting over, singleness, disorder, roommate, blacks and whites, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, dark humor, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar, family relations, friends, workplace, workplace situations, brother brother relationship, buddies, antisocial behavior, nothing goes right, slacker, silly humor, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
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36%
 5.6
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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, sitcom, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhood, friends, social relations, buddies, couples, lifestyle, twentysomething life, singleness, silly humor, friendship between men, camaraderie, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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36%
Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Bucket and Skinner are best friends trying to navigate the minefield of high school politics, while surfing everyday and living the California dream.
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: family, high school life, beach, mischievous children, buddies, youth, lifestyle, siblings relations, disorder, teenage life, best friends, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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35%
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Hank (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: small town, family relations, family life, starting over, parents and children, society, unemployment, eccentric family, small town life, stock broker, husband wife relationship, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: virginia, usa
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35%
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Off Centre (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Off Centre is an American sitcom that aired on The WB network from October 14, 2001 to October 31, 2002. Created by Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz, and Danny Zuker, the series was heavily promoted as "from the guys who brought you American Pie".
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic, sexy
Plot: lifestyle, adolescence vs adulthood, womanizer, youth, buddies, male friendship, friendship between men, hip hop culture, twentysomething life, couples, indoor, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Sordid Lives: The Series (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sordid Lives: The Series is an American television series created, written, and directed by Del Shores and acts as a prequel to 2000 film Sordid Lives, also by Shores, self-described as a "Black comedy about white trash". The show is set ...
Style: humorous, touching, witty, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, white trash, coming out, small town, social relations, love and romance, self discovery, gays and lesbians, gender, lifestyle, small town life, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas
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34%
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, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: store, workplace, boss and employee, small town, misfit, friends, clerk, friendship, rivalry, silly humor, farce, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ohio
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33%
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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 ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, african american, family life, family, disorder, society, social differences, social relations, fish out of water, racial issues, teenage boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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, situational comedy, exciting ...
Plot: friends, parents and children, grownups, thirtysomething life, family relations, life turned upside down, living with parents, politically correct, lifestyle, disorder, video game, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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33%
Meet the Browns (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns is an American sitcom created and produced by playwright, director, and producer Tyler Perry. The show revolves around a senior family living under one roof in Decatur, Georgia led by patriarch Mr. Brown and his ...
Style: sitcom, sentimental, not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: family relations, family gatherings, parents and children, family life, aging, couples, social relations, elderly, eccentric family, siblings relations, golden years, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia
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The Sarah Silverman Program. (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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, witty, not serious, cynical, sitcom ...
Plot: antisocial behavior, family relations, silly humor, friends, self involved, irresponsible, gays and lesbians, sexual joke, comedian, stand up comedian, satire, sexual humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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33%
How to Be a Gentleman (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: How to Be a Gentleman, inspired by the book of the same name, is a comedy about the unlikely friendship between a traditional, refined writer and an unrefined personal trainer. Andrew Carlson (David Hornsby) is an etiquette columnist whose devotion ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, odd couple, newspaper columnist, power relations, teaching the ways of the world, buddies, thirtysomething life, columnist, friends, school
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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33%
How to Live with Your Parents (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Polly is a single mom who has recently divorced. The transition hasn't been easy for her, especially in this economy. So, like a lot of young people living in this new reality, she and her daughter, Natalie, have moved back home with her ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: single mother, starting over, parents and children, family life, eccentric family, family relations, single parent, hopes, living with parents, family, silly humor, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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33%
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All of Us (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: All of Us is an American sitcom that premiered on the now-defunct UPN network in the United States on September 16, 2003, where it aired for its first three seasons. On October 1, 2006, the show moved to The CW, a new network formed by the merger of ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: family relations, divorce, reporter, family life, couple relations, parents and children, buddies, friends, couples, family
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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33%
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Guy Code (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: MTV2's Guy Code is the ultimate guy's guide to the laws of manhood. Every bro knows the code. Some say guys are born with it, but not everyone follows the same set of guidelines. On Guy Code, we're putting people on notice!
Style: talky, realistic, humorous, not serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: friends, lifestyle, buddies, machismo, manhood, irresponsible, guest, silly humor, shallowness, rules and policies
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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32%
Romantically Challenged (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Romantically Challenged is a comedy television series, which ran on ABC from April 19, 2010 to May 17, 2010. It is set in Pittsburgh and created by Ricky Blitt, who is also the show's head writer. The show stars Alyssa Milano. ABC officially ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, sitcom
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, friendship, buddies, lifestyle, couple relations, love and romance, manhood, romance, couples, family relations, single parent, wannabe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh
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32%
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: humorous, feel good, sitcom, not serious, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, love affair, family life, pregnancy, couples, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, lifestyle, siblings relations, love and romance, sister
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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32%
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: parents and children, fatherhood, babies and infants, manhood, grownups, adulthood, family relations, buddies, thirtysomething life, man child, lifestyle, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Family Tree (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Having recently lost his job and his girlfriend, 30-year-old Tom Chadwick has a rather unsure sense of his own identity. But when he inherits a mysterious box of belongings from a great aunt he never met, Tom starts investigating his lineage and ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, witty, offbeat
Plot: inheritance, down on your luck, research, self discovery, family relations, hopes, thirtysomething life, surprising revelation, eccentric family, family, profanity, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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32%
Gary Unmarried (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Gary Unmarried is an American sitcom created by Ed Yeager, which ran on CBS from September 24, 2008 to March 17, 2010. The series focuses on a recently divorced couple sharing custody of their kids while starting new relationships. The show was ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: dating, divorced parents, family problems, breakup, parents and children, single parent, starting over, couple relations, couples, overbearing parent, ex couple relations, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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