Movies and TV shows like Suburgatory

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Suburgatory (2011)
 7.2
 29K
Suburgatory (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Single father George Altman is doing his best to raise his sixteen-year-old daughter Tessa in the big city. When he discovers a box of condoms in her bedroom, though, he decides the time has come to move her to a more wholesome and nurturing environment: the suburbs. But behind the beautiful homes and perfect lawns lurk the Franken-moms, spray tans, nose jobs, and Red Bull-guzzling teens who have nothing in common with Tessa. It’s a whole new world, one that makes George wonder if they haven’t jumped out of the frying pan and into the fire.
Style: not serious, realistic, light, feel good, captivating, humorous, biting
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: suburban life, teenage life, fish out of water, youth, family relations, social relations, sitcom, parents and children, everyday life, single parent, high school life, misfit, lifestyle, neighbor neighbor relationship, gossip and rumors, suburbs, single father, society, popularity, classmates, newcomer, divorced divorcee, lifestyle change, adolescence, teacher ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

Most similar movies to Suburgatory

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and feel good films and TV series with plots about sitcom, youth, family relations, teenage life, parents and children, friends and high school mostly in Comedy, Family and Romance genres. Some movies like Suburgatory: Awkward. (2011), The DUFF (2015), The Middle (2009), I Hate My Teenage Daughter (2011), Trophy Wife (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Awkward. (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: An irreverent look at the conflict, chaos and humor that defines teenage life through the eyes of 15-year-old Jenna Hamilton whose life begins to change when a simple accident becomes an epic misunderstanding and is blown way out of proportion. ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, light, ironic
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school, teenage life, teenage love, loser, friends, high school life, classmates, self esteem, jealousy, social awkwardness, social misfits, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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100%
 6.5
 71K
The DUFF (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bianca's universe turns upside down when she learns that her high school refers to her as a ‘DUFF' (Designated Ugly Fat Friend). Hoping to erase that label, she enlists the help of a charming jock and her favorite teacher. Together ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, high school, high school life, youth, adolescence, best friends, friends, friendship, teenager, social relations, popularity, physical appearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
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68%
 7.5
 40K
The Middle (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The daily mishaps of a married woman and her semi-dysfunctional family and their attempts to survive life in general in the city of Orson, Indiana.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, parenthood, adolescence, everyday life, family values, marriage, couple relations, family, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
100%
 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, family, blonde, family relations, couple relations, overbearing parent, disorder, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Aliens in America (2007)
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, muslim, exchange student, friendship, fish out of water, racism, teenager, teenage life, misfit, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: After a naive Midwestern girl's big city dreams are dashed her first week in New York, she finds herself living with her worst nightmare in this hilarious, contemporary comedy about a female odd couple who are surrounded by an outrageous cast ...
Style: humorous, cynical, not serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: sitcom, roommate, city life, lifestyle change, lifestyle, party, odd couple, friends, twentysomething life, big city, troublemaker, everyday life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.2
 2K
One on One (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: One on One is an American sitcom that aired on the now-defunct UPN from September 3, 2001 to May 15, 2006. The series stars Flex Alexander as a single sportscaster, who becomes a full-time dad when his ex-wife decides to accept a job out of the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, sportscaster, single parent, coming of age, high school, single father, sport, black family, parents and children, high school life, teenage life, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 6.9
 2K
Marlon (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A loving (but immature) father is committed to co-parenting his two kids with his very-together ex-wife. While his misguided fatherly advice, unstoppable larger-than-life personality and unpredictable Internet superstardom might get in the way ...
Style: humorous, light, witty, situational comedy, mumblecore
Audience: teens
Plot: family, african american, sitcom, family relations, youth, marriage, lifestyle, dialogue, rap, black family, man child, ex husband ex wife relationship
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 229
Raising Dad (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Raising Dad is an American television series that aired on the WB from September 2001 until May 2002. The series starred Bob Saget, Kat Dennings, Brie Larson, Riley Smith, Beau Wirick, and Jerry Adler, and was produced by Albion Productions in ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, single parent, parents and children, high school teacher, single father, living with parents, family life, teenage life, family relations, social relations, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is an American television sitcom that originally aired on NBC from September 10, 1990, to May 20, 1996. The show stars Will Smith as a fictionalized version of himself, a street-smart teenager from West Philadelphia who ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, realistic, situational comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, teenage life, black family, fish out of water, verbal byplay, siblings relations, social differences, butler, culture clash, family relations, misfit, estate ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Marvin Marvin (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Marvin Marvin is an American science fiction slapstick comedy television series that aired from November 24, 2012 to April 27, 2013. The series was set to premiere on Nickelodeon in 2013, but was pushed forward to November 24, 2012. It stars Lucas ...
Style: not serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: sitcom, alien encounter, high school, fish out of water, teenager, youth, suburbs, disorder, space and aliens, benign alien, best friends, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Everybody Hates Chris (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Everybody Hates Chris is an American television narrative sitcom that depicts the troubled teenage experiences of comedian Chris Rock while growing up in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City. The show is set between 1982 and 1987, but Rock ...
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, not serious, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, teenage life, sitcom, black family, high school, working class, bully, parents and children, eccentric family, shyness, teenager, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
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Black-ish (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: humorous, not serious, feel good, funny, realistic
Plot: sitcom, black family, parents and children, society, social differences, racial issues, teenage boy, african american, married couple, father son relationship, family, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
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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: semi serious, humorous, 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 ⇓
31%
 6.8
 908
My Life as Liz (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, americana, reality, high school life, teenager, teenage life, small town, youth, friends, social relations, best friends, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
General Education (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Levi Collins is set to go to the local University on a tennis scholarship, but he forgot to tell his parents one thing - he didn't graduate. As a result, he must take summer school before his mom and dad discover he's failed senior ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, high school life, summer school, youth, teenage love, fall in love, drugs/alcohol, high school, coming of age, parents and children, family relations, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Hard Times of RJ Berger (2010)
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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: high school, sitcom, friendship, loser, geek, high school life, teenage life, youth, social relations, buddies, coming of age, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Fresh Off the Boat (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A '90s-set single-camera comedy about a hip-hop-loving Asian kid growing up in suburban Orlando, being raised by an immigrant father obsessed with all things American and an immigrant mother often bewildered by white culture.
Style: mumblecore, humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: restaurant, immigrants, family relations, family life, parents and children, suburbs, school, youth, society, asian american, brother brother relationship, middle school ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Meet the Browns (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: not serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: sitcom, golden years, parents and children, suburbs, siblings relations, family life, elderly, family relations, social relations, aging, eccentric family, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Zach hires a camera crew to film him throughout his daily life as a part of his quest to become an over-night celebrity - even though he possesses no real talent. From Zach's attempts to become a celebrity chef or a ring-tone recording artist ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: fame, sitcom, desire for fame, teenage life, teenager, youth, ambition, american dream, videotaping, self involved, everyday life, immature
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
10 Things I Hate About You (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Outspoken Kat Stratford couldn't be less like her sister, super sweet, yet kinda conformist Bianca. The only things they seem to have in common are being new at school and their overprotective dad.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, witty, clever ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, high school, teenage life, opposites attract, unlikely couple, overprotective parent, battle of the sexes, siblings relations, high school life, love and romance, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Grounded for Life (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Right out of high school, Sean Finnerty got his girlfriend Claudia pregnant. Now she’s his wife, and at just 32, he’s somehow found himself with 14-year-old daughter Lily, two little boys, and a constant struggle between his need to be ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, feel good
Plot: sitcom, family, overbearing parent, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, dysfunctional family, middle class, suburbs, eccentric family, suburban life, nothing goes right, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Malcolm in the Middle (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A gifted young teen tries to survive life with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, neurotic, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: siblings relations, sitcom, parents and children, anger, eccentric family, family relations, teenage life, prodigy, suburban life, youth, social satire, uptight character ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Inbetweeners (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: A group of teenagers navigating high school and charging into adulthood the way everyone does... by taking one step forward and three steps back.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, based on british tv series
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school, buddies, battle of the sexes, sitcom, male friendship, coming of age, looking for sex, teenage life, youth, friends, social relations, rebelliousness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.1
 2K
Kath & Kim (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Australia
Story: Kath & Kim is an American version of the Australian television comedy series of the same name starring Selma Blair and Molly Shannon. The series premiered on NBC on October 9, 2008. The Australian version was created by its original stars, Jane ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, sincere ...
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, dysfunctional family, parent child relationship, couples, family problems, family relations, couple relations, suburban life, society, jealous spouse, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Neighbors (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: When the Weavers move to a gated community in New Jersey, they discover that the entire neighborhood is comprised of aliens from the planet Zabvron. But as the Weavers and the aliens face the struggles of everyday life together, they discover that ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fish out of water, benign alien, family relations, parents and children, eccentric family, family life, couples, suburban life, misfit, social relations, disorder, alien contact ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, captivating, exciting ...
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 ⇓
29%
 6.9
 1K
Gidget (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Gidget is an American sitcom about a surfing, boy-crazy teenager called "Gidget" and her widowed father Russ Lawrence, a UCLA professor. Sally Field stars as Gidget with Don Porter as father Russell Lawrence. The series was first broadcast ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: sitcom, surfing, young lovers, coming of age, parent child relationship, single father, college, friendship, parents and children, suburbs, teenage love, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Bill Engvall Show (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Bill Engvall Show is a sitcom which ran on TBS from July 17, 2007 to September 5, 2009. The series starred comedian Bill Engvall and was written and created by Engvall and Michael Leeson. The series was canceled on September 25, 2009. On June ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, family life, family, couples, suburbs, family relations, couple relations, suburban life, teenage life, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%