Movies and TV shows like Portlandia

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Portlandia (2011)
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Portlandia (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Satirical sketch comedy set and filmed in Portland, Oregon that explores the eccentric misfits who embody the foibles of modern culture.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: ambition, lifestyle, ambitious, human relationship, dimwit, goofy hero, bohemian life, social satire, parody, charity, musician, singer, mayor, couples, sexual humor, satire, music, rock, model, couple relations, actor, performer's life, homeless, odd, artist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: oregon, portland oregon, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, realistic and offbeat films and TV series with plots about parody, satire, joke, artists and showbiz, comedian, social satire and silly humor mostly in Comedy, Music and Musical genres. Some movies like Portlandia: Stella (2005), CollegeHumor Originals (2006), The Birthday Boys (2013), Kroll Show (2013), Mr. Show with Bob and David (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Stella (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Stella was a short-lived television series that originally ran from June 28, 2005 to August 30, 2005 on the American television channel Comedy Central, created by and starring Michael Ian Black, Michael Showalter, and David Wain, the three members ...
Style: humorous, not serious, surreal, realistic, sitcom ...
Plot: parody, stupidity, roommate, everyday life, love and romance, goofy hero, friends, disorder, couples, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
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Important Things with Demetri Martin (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Important Things with Demetri Martin is a sketch-variety show that aired on Comedy Central starring comedian Demetri Martin. Each episode examined a single theme, the "important thing", such as timing, power, control and money. All ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, clever ...
Plot: comedian, singer, musician, society, artists and showbiz, talented, actor, social relations, counterculture, social satire, parody, pop culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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CollegeHumor Originals (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Funny sketches with crude, adult, and undeniably hilarious comedy.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, light, feel good ...
Plot: silly humor, disorder, boss, workplace, computers and web, workplace situations, parody, comedian, satire, stand up comedian, social satire, joke ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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26%
The Birthday Boys (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: "The Birthday Boys" is a scripted original sketch comedy, executive produced by Bob Odenkirk ("Breaking Bad", "Mr. Show") and Ben Stiller ("The Secret Life of Walter Mitty", "Zoolander"). The series ...
Style: humorous, realistic, surreal, not serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: artists and showbiz, disorder, goofy hero, absurdism, comedian, stupidity, joke, irreverence, comedy team, surrealism, silly humor, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Kroll Show (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Kroll Show is an American sketch comedy television series created by and starring comedian Nick Kroll. Kroll, John Levenstein, and Jonathan Krisel serve as the show's executive producers. The series premiered on January 16, 2013, on the ...
Style: humorous, live comedy, feel good, light, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, silly humor, live performance, comedian, impersonation, absurd humor, pop culture, social satire, joke, goofy hero, lifestyle, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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26%
Mr. Show with Bob and David (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: Mr. Show with Bob and David is an American sketch comedy series starring and hosted by Saturday Night Live writer/actor Bob Odenkirk and stand up comedian/actor David Cross. It aired on HBO from November 3, 1995 to December 28, 1998. Cross and ...
Style: witty, humorous, offbeat, not serious, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, comedian, satire, disorder, mishap, celebrity culture, media satire, silly humor, media, artists and showbiz, partners, workplace ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, paris france
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26%
The Big Gay Sketch Show (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A sketch-comedy series featuring a cast of up-and-coming comics performing live skits, musical numbers and political satire.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, live comedy ...
Plot: parody, satire, celebrity culture, politics, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians, gender bending, social satire, joke, live performance, political satire, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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25%
Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday is an American limited-run series broadcast on NBC. It is a political satire news show spin-off from Saturday Night Live, featuring that show's "Weekend Update" segment. It initially ran for ...
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, clever, witty ...
Plot: politics, parody, satire, political satire, silly humor, state affairs, artists and showbiz, society, absurd humor, interview, fake news report, social satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Pretend Time (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Nick Swardson's Pretend Time was a TV sketch comedy show created by and starring comedian and actor Nick Swardson. The show premiered on Tuesday, October 12, 2010, at 10 p.m. EST on Comedy Central and ran for two seasons, with the final ...
Style: humorous, not serious, toilet humor, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: goofy hero, artists and showbiz, silly humor, disorder, androids and robots, sexual humor, vulgarity, absurdism, absurd humor, stand up comedian, parody, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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23%
The Jack and Triumph Show (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The series will feature Jack McBrayer playing a version of himself who was the child star of a Lassie-like series and Triumph, the dog who went into the world of decadence and took Jack with him. 15 years later, Jack managed to put his life together ...
Style: not serious, sitcom, humorous, topical humor, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: disorder, artists and showbiz, goofy hero, showbiz, silly humor, satire, political humor, political satire, society
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Inside Amy Schumer (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Take a journey into the provocative and hilariously wicked mind of Amy Schumer as she explores topics revolving around sex, relationships, and the general clusterf*ck that is life. Through a series of scripted vignettes, stand-up comedy, and ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, talky, realistic ...
Plot: parody, battle of the sexes, sexual exploration, couples, couple relations, sexual humor, female protagonist, gender, profanity, strong female presence, sexual content, woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Underground (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Underground was a sketch comedy series produced by and starring Damon Wayans. It aired on Showtime. Wayans describes the show as "In Living Color on steroids." In fact the show features raunchy, sexist, and racist behavior, and as ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, realistic, not serious, offbeat
Plot: parody, satire, lifestyle, social differences, interracial relations, americana, celebrity culture, racism, society, disorder, stand up comedian, joke ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
That's My Bush! (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: That's My Bush! is an American comedy television series that aired on Comedy Central from April 4 to May 23, 2001. Created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, best known for also creating South Park, the series centers on the fictitious personal ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: parody, politics, satire, white house, head of state, goofy hero, couple relations, state affairs, media, political leader, political satire, u.s. president ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Funny or Die Presents... (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Funny or Die Presents is a half-hour sketch comedy show that spawned from the comedy website Funny or Die, created by Will Ferrell & Adam McKay. It premiered on HBO on February 19, 2010. It is also currently being broadcast in the UK on Sky ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, offbeat, alternative comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: artists and showbiz, media, disorder, actor's life, silly humor, friends, comedian, joke, internet video, television, farce, parody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Whitney (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Whitney is an American sitcom that ran on NBC from September 22, 2011 to March 27, 2013. The series originally aired in the 9:30 pm /8:30 pm Thursday night timeslot. The show stars Whitney Cummings and is based on her real-life experience and her ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, couples, couple relations, romance, love and romance, verbal byplay, twentysomething life, strong female presence, relationships, actor, woman
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Real Husbands of Hollywood (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Comedian and actor, Kevin Hart teams up with BET Networks to bring viewers one of the funniest shows on television "Real Husbands of Hollywood". The semi-scripted series is the fakest reality show ever following these men of Hollywood ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, not serious ...
Plot: parody, hollywood, actor, actor's life, celebrity culture, backstage, comedian, showbiz, lifestyle, african american, marriage, guest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Demo Reel (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Antics from a film crew as they attempt to remake movies, claiming that they can make them better.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: media, artists and showbiz, parody, filmmaking, silly humor, stupidity, film within a film, backstage, immaturity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Richard Pryor Show (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Richard Pryor Show is an American comedy variety series starring Richard Pryor. It premiered on NBC on Tuesday, September 13, 1977 at 8 p.m. opposite ABC's popular television shows Laverne & Shirley and Happy Days. The show was ...
Style: humorous, witty, biting, exciting, not serious ...
Plot: satire, variety show, society, performer's life, lifestyle, media, artists and showbiz, interracial relations, disorder, celebrity, stereotype, rock music ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Clark and Michael (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Clark and Michael is a CBS Internet television series created by and starring Clark Duke and Michael Cera. The series takes the form of a mockumentary following Duke and Cera's ambitions to write and sell a pilot for a television series.
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: producer, friendship, comedian, tv show, partners, ambition, artists and showbiz, showbiz, team, naivete, social satire, neighbor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Real Rob (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Centers around comedian Rob Schneider's real life while living in Hollywood.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sincere, sitcom
Plot: showbiz, artists and showbiz, couple relations, couples, movie star, hollywood
Time: 21st century, contemporary, hollywood star, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Hotwives of Orlando (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A parody of one of the most popular franchises in reality television, “The Hotwives of Orlando,” takes you inside the uber-exclusive and glamorous world of six hot housewives livin’ large in Central Florida's sexiest city, Orlando. The ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: parody, family relations, friends, couples, silly humor, strong female presence, couple relations, parents and children, thirtysomething life, husband wife relationship, friendship, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, orlando florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Mind of Mencia (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mind of Mencia was an American television comedy series on the cable channel Comedy Central. Hosted by Carlos Mencia, it aired from 2005 to 2008.
Style: witty, not serious, realistic, live comedy, ethnic humor ...
Plot: performer's life, disorder, society, celebrity culture, social relations, couples, stand up comedian, parody, mexican, vulgarity, monologue, social satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Saturday Night Live (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: A late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show created by Lorne Michaels. The show's comedy sketches, which parody contemporary culture and politics, are performed by a large and varying cast of repertory and newer cast members. ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, talky, topical humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, singer, musician, politics, actor, cross dressing, comedian, performance, celebrity culture, friends, artists and showbiz, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, 80s, 70s ...
Place: usa, new york, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Aziz Ansari: Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Aziz Ansari presents his highly anticipated debut hour long stand-up special. The critically acclaimed stand-up and actor (Parks and Recreation, Funny People) discusses topics ranging from sheets with fraudulent thread counts to the chubbiness of ...
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, not serious, talky ...
Plot: satire, performer's life, religions or cults, absurd humor, television, entertainment, stupidity, social satire, joke, celebrity, stand up comedian, actor playing himself ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Flight of the Conchords (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: The trials and tribulations of a two man, digi-folk band who have moved from New Zealand to New York in the hope of forging a successful music career. So far they've managed to find a manager (whose "other" job is at the New Zealand ...
Style: humorous, surreal, atmospheric, rockumentary, not serious ...
Plot: musician's life, aspiring singer, roommate, music band, buddies, music, folk, lifestyle, goofy hero, artists and showbiz, odd couple, rock ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Showbiz Show with David Spade (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Showbiz Show with David Spade was a weekly television program on Comedy Central that starred comedian David Spade. It is a comedic parody of celebrity news programs such as Entertainment Tonight and Access Hollywood. The show was developed from ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, topical humor
Plot: showbiz, media satire, celebrity culture, media, artists and showbiz, celebrity guests, magazine, stand up comedian, parody, current affairs, pop culture, celebrity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Starlets (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Grosse Pointe is an American television parody series which aired on the WB Network during the 2000–2001 television season. Created by Darren Star, it was a satire depicting the behind-the-scenes drama on the set of a television show, and was ...
Style: not serious, cynical, humorous, sitcom, offbeat ...
Plot: parody, backstage, satire, actress, actor, tv show, lifestyle, actor's life, showbiz, rivalry, starlet, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 8.5
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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, friends, friendship, lifestyle change, student life, hardcase students, social relations, odd, geek, uptight character, silly humor, crush ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Childrens Hospital (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Childrens Hospital is a satirical American comedy television series and web series that lampoons the medical drama genre, created by and starring actor/comedian Rob Corddry. The series began on the web on TheWB.com with ten episodes, roughly five ...
Style: not serious, humorous, light, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, satire, parody, workplace, treatment, doctors and patients, patient, odd, coworker, surgery, mishap, workplace romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Best Week Ever (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Best Week Ever is a weekly television program on the United States cable/satellite network VH1. It started airing in 2004 and was put on hiatus in the summer of 2009. In January 2010, it was announced that the show was cancelled. On August 3, 2012, ...
Style: cynical, humorous, not serious, witty, topical humor ...
Plot: comedian, celebrity, celebrity culture, celebrity guests, social satire, musician, monologue, joke, pop culture, gossip and rumors, studio, band ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%