Movies and TV shows like My Name Is Earl

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My Name Is Earl (2005)
 7.8
 91K
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: realistic, humorous, witty, not serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sitcom, karma, going straight, buddies, redemption, goofy hero, ex couple relations, good deed, slacker, small town, confession, small time, partners, crimes, journey, friendship, friends, family relations, belief, stripper, intelligence, life changing experience, choice, lottery, hopes ...
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, not serious and witty films and TV series with plots about sitcom, friends, buddies, disorder, family relations, friendship and lifestyle mostly in Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like My Name Is Earl: Raising Hope (2010), The Office (2005), Man Up (2011), Jennifer Falls (2014), The Odd Couple (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.0
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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, living with parents, parenthood, responsibility, eccentric family, immature, lifestyle, twentysomething life, lifestyle change, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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100%
 8.8
 286K
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, realistic, talky, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: office, sitcom, job, obnoxious boss, salesman, workplace situations, love and romance, promotion, career, team, social awkwardness, goofy hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, witty, situational comedy, bad taste humour, realistic ...
Plot: bar, slacker, sitcom, buddies, nothing goes right, misfit, alcohol, stupidity, friends who hate each other, family relations, drunkenness, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 3K
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: realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, man child, sitcom, thirtysomething life, friends, irresponsible, couple relations, buddies, couples, slacker, lifestyle, playing a video game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.9
 788
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, homecoming, youth, small town, small town life, teenage life, society, grudge, unemployment, social relations, career change, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, odd couple, friendship, friends, dating, disorder, roommate, misfit, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, radio show, job, macho man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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43%
 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: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: sitcom, looking for sex, looking for love, buddies, couples, landlord tenant relationship, hopes, starting over, singleness, disorder, roommate, blacks and whites ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: sitcom, buddies, partners, legal, family relations, friends, odd couple, buddy cop, lawyer
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, friendship, best friends, family relations, friends, sitcom, youth, parents and children, teenage life, bullying, parent child relationship, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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: realistic, humorous, not serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sitcom, manhood, lifestyle, buddies, couples, thirtysomething life, friends, twentysomething life, singleness, social relations, male friendship, divorce
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: sitcom, friendship, best friends, lifestyle, friends, thirtysomething life, model, buddies, romance, group of friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, roommate, office, buddies, twentysomething life, coworker, workplace situations, disorder, call center, lifestyle, everyday life, slacker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.5
 7K
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, friends, family relations, thirtysomething life, life turned upside down, grownups, living with parents, politically correct, lifestyle, disorder, video game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Big Time in Hollywood, Fl (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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, not serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: disorder, parents and children, social misfits, adolescence vs adulthood, goofy hero, siblings relations, family relations, sitcom, filmmaker, sibling relationship, brother brother relationship
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.4
 411
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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: small town, sitcom, unemployment, family life, eccentric family, small town life, stock broker, starting over, society, parents and children, family relations, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, actor's life, career, best friends, lifestyle change, dating, shopping, middle aged, urban, marijuana, divorced divorcee, desperation ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.5
 542
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: realistic, not serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: rehabilitation, sitcom, masturbation, friendship, friends, power relations, starting over, disorder, going straight, hopes, crimes, dysfunctional character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.5
 71
Players (2010)
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, alternative comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar, sitcom, family relations, friends, workplace, workplace situations, siblings relations, sibling relationship, joke, drunkenness, brother brother relationship, beer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 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, funny, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: bar, sitcom, friends, dating, roommate, supportive friend, odd couple, seduction, looking for love, shyness, love and romance, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: witty, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: sitcom, janitor, workplace situations, siblings relations, friends, fashion, partners, disorder, buddies, office, workplace, sibling relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.8
 496
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: feel good, humorous, witty, clever, not serious ...
Plot: sitcom, hospital, partners, friendship, workplace, americana, friends, power relations, buddies, couples, society, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1950s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
10 Items or Less (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: not serious, witty, humorous, realistic, talky ...
Plot: dull life, superior, power relations, misfit, store, disorder, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, small town, sitcom, verbal byplay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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, friendship, boss and employee, workplace situations, unfulfillment, reunion, best friends, workplace, buddies, power relations, friends, hairdresser ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 8.5
 172K
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, situational comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: student life, sitcom, friends, college life, hardcase students, lifestyle change, odd, social relations, college, friendship, uptight character, mishap ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: colorado, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.3
 26K
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, witty, humorous, cynical, realistic
Plot: sitcom, actor, party, comedian, marijuana, staff, workplace, ambition, musician, team, wannabe, humiliation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 3.3
 876
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, gender bending, workplace situations, friends, family relations, physical appearance, gender, workplace, hidden identity, disorder, buddies, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, witty, offbeat, cynical ...
Plot: sitcom, disorder, antisocial behavior, friends, family relations, self involved, misfit, irresponsible, siblings relations, goofy hero, music, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.1
 243
Barbershop (2005)
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: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, barbershop, state affairs, immigrants, workplace situations, drugs/alcohol, misfit, society, urban, family business, beauty salon, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: sitcom, family relations, thirtysomething life, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, babies and infants, parents and children, grownups, couple relations, buddies, couples, adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: sitcom, couples, buddies, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, friendship, thirtysomething life, supportive friend, up and down relationship, couple relations, singleness, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%