Movies and TV shows like The Simpsons

If you like "The Simpsons" you are looking for humorous, witty and not serious movies or TV shows about / with dark humor, siblings relations, family relations, social satire, parents and children, eccentric family and small town themes of Animation and Comedy genre shot in USA.
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The Simpsons (1989)
 8.6
 370K
The Simpsons (1989)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Set in Springfield, the average American town, the show focuses on the antics and everyday adventures of the Simpson family; Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie, as well as a virtual cast of thousands. Since the beginning, the series has been a pop culture icon, attracting hundreds of celebrities to guest star. The show has also made name for itself in its fearless satirical take on politics, media and American life in general.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, parody, suspense, odd, biting, clever, offbeat, intellectual ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: dark humor, siblings relations, family relations, social satire, parents and children, eccentric family, small town, satire, mischievous children, society, goofy hero, suburbs, elementary school, housewife, couple relations, neighbor, incompetent police, family life, bully, boss, working class, neighbor neighbor relationship, suburban life, house, blue hair ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 2020s, 2000s ...
Place: usa

Most similar movies to The Simpsons

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, offbeat and adult animation films and TV series with plots about family relations, parents and children, satire, youth, family life, disorder and dark humor mostly in Animation, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Simpsons: Family Guy (1999), American Dad! (2005), Bob's Burgers (2011), Futurama (1999), The Cleveland Show (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Simpsons Movie (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After Homer accidentally pollutes the town's water supply, Springfield is encased in a gigantic dome by the EPA and the Simpsons are declared fugitives.
Style: funny, humorous, satirical, absurd, clever ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: goofy hero, adventure, bomb, eccentric family, parents and children, save the day, president, snow, contamination, irresponsible, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, oregon, seattle, united states ...
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83%
 8.1
 308K
Family Guy (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Sick, twisted, politically incorrect and Freakin' Sweet animated series featuring the adventures of the dysfunctional Griffin family. Bumbling Peter and long-suffering Lois have three kids. Stewie (a brilliant but sadistic baby bent on killing ...
Style: cynical, humorous, exciting, witty, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dark humor, social satire, small town, family relations, parents and children, eccentric family, dog, satire, family life, siblings relations, goofy hero, adolescence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 2020s ...
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.3
 118K
American Dad! (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The series focuses on an eccentric motley crew that is the Smith family and their three housemates: Father, husband, and breadwinner Stan Smith; his better half housewife, Francine Smith; their college-aged daughter, Hayley Smith; and their ...
Style: humorous, not serious, adult animation, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: dark humor, family relations, cia, satire, youth, benign alien, small town, parents and children, patriotism, stupidity, talking animals, german ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, virginia, washington d.c., langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.1
 67K
Bob's Burgers (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Bob's Burgers follows a third-generation restaurateur, Bob, as he runs Bob's Burgers with the help of his wife and their three kids. Bob and his quirky family have big ideas about burgers, but fall short on service and sophistication. ...
Style: witty, not serious, sitcom, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: restaurant, family relations, chef, siblings relations, family business, sibling relationship, teenage daughter, restaurant owner, eccentric family, parents and children, parenthood, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 8.4
 215K
Futurama (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of a late-20th-century New York City pizza delivery boy, Philip J. Fry, who, after being unwittingly cryogenically frozen for one thousand years, finds employment at Planet Express, an interplanetary delivery company in the ...
Style: futuristic, cynical, parody, surreal, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, mad scientist, scientist, goofy hero, social satire, robot, alien, escapades, benign alien, space and aliens, androids and robots, time travel ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1999 ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The major sub-plot circles around the youngest Griffin, Stewie, who has a near-death experience at a pool when a lifeguard chair falls on him, but he survives. After having a vision of being in Hell, he decides to change his ways, but this ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, funny, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, family relations, dark humor, search, adventure, family life, existence paradox, friends, disorder, parents and children, on the road, self discovery ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2040s, year 2005, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco, new jersey, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Cleveland Show (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Cleveland Show is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane, Mike Henry, and Richard Appel for the Fox Broadcasting Company as a spin-off of Family Guy. The series centers on the Browns and Tubbs, two dysfunctional families ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, adult animation, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: black american, family life, parents and children, family relations, starting over, blended family, ethnic humor, family man, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, black family, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 9.2
 383K
Rick and Morty (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: An animated series that follows the exploits of a super scientist and his not-so-bright grandson.
Style: offbeat, humorous, entertaining, absurd, odd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, scientist, dark humor, graphic violence, adventure, time travel, prodigy, family relations, relatives, grandfather grandson relationship, satire, imaginary ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Duncanville (2020)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The series centers on the life of Duncan, a spectacularly average 15-year-old boy, his family and friends. Poehler will provide the voice of Duncan and his high-strung mom, Annie, who is constantly trying to prevent her son from ruining his life.
Style: humorous, weird, adult animation, witty, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: mother son relationship, social satire, coming of age, siblings relations, family relations, dark humor, brother sister relationship, couple relations, parents and children, family, high school, husband wife relationship ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
King of the Hill (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Set in Texas, this animated series follows the life of propane salesman Hank Hill, who lives with his overly confident substitute Spanish teacher wife Peggy, wannabe comedian son Bobby, and naive niece Luanne. Hank has conservative views about God, ...
Style: sitcom, adult animation, offbeat, witty, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, small town, ordinary person, suburban life, suburbs, salesman, friends, social relations, loser, patriotism, guest, overbearing parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.4
 3K
Bordertown (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: The comedy, which takes place in a fictitious desert town near the U.S.-Mexico border, centers on the intertwining daily lives of neighbors Bud Buckwald and Ernesto Gonzales. Bud, a married father of three, is a Border Patrol agent who feels ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family life, society, parents and children, couples, couple relations, silly humor, immigrants, family relations, immigration, dysfunctional family, u.s. mexico border, journey
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
F is for Family (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The story of the Murphy's, a lower middle class family living in the 1970s — a time when you could smack your kid, smoke inside, and bring a gun to the airport. “F Is For Family”, is a six-episode animated series based on the comedy of ...
Style: humorous, realistic, satirical, not serious, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, family life, parents and children, couple relations, satire, family relations, gross out humor, teenager, teenage life, emotional abuse, eccentric family, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.7
 335K
South Park (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.
Style: parody, cynical, witty, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, elementary school, social satire, death, friends, mischievous children, small town, vicious, buddies, killings, child swearing, adult humor ...
Time: 2010s, 20th century, 2000s, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 15K
Paradise PD (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: An eager young rookie joins the ragtag small-town police force led by his dad as they bumble, squabble and snort their way through a big drug case.
Style: not serious, cynical, humorous, adult animation, absurd
Plot: dark humor, social satire, small town, police investigation, goofy hero, stupidity, disorder, buddies, dumb, bad cop, criminal, police protagonist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.1
 74
Fatherhood (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Fatherhood is an American animated television series revolving around the Bindlebeep family and various happenings, inspired by the book of the same name by Bill Cosby. This was Nick at Nite's first original animated series. It has aired on ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, suburbs, family life, parents and children, society, school, dog, fatherhood, love, rivalry, friendship, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 7K
Mr. Pickles (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
Story: The Goodman family lives with their lovable pet dog, Mr. Pickles, a deviant border collie with a secret satanic streak.
Style: bloody, not serious, offbeat, humorous, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vicious, dark humor, satanic ritual, cartoon dog, pets, small town, small town life, family life, satire, social relations, heavy metal, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.9
 694
Crash Canyon (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Crash Canyon is a Canadian animated series. It tells the story of the community living at the bottom of a canyon. The Wendell family is looking for an original holiday by caravan but their trip ends sooner than expected at the bottom of a canyon in ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, captivating, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, culture clash, eccentric family, parents and children, silly humor, disorder, stranded, motor home, canyon, getting along, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.4
 32K
Rugrats (1991)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Rugrats is an American animated television series created by Arlene Klasky, Gábor Csupó, and Paul Germain for Nickelodeon. The show focuses on a group of toddlers, most prominently Tommy, Chuckie, Phil, Lil, and Angelica, and their day-to-day ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, not serious
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, cousin cousin relationship, mischievous children, twins, family, popularity, parents and children, siblings relations, little girl, babies and infants, precocious child ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Fugget About It (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Fugget About It is a Canadian adult animated sitcom created by Nicholas Tabarrok and Willem Wennekers for Teletoon's Teletoon at Night block. The show is rated 18A for sexuality, violence, and swearing. The show was created from the Pilot ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fish out of water, snitch, starting over, crimes, gangsters, society, parents and children, family relations, dark humor, cop witness relations, small town, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 59K
Big Mouth (2017)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Teenage friends find their lives upended by the wonders and horrors of puberty in this edgy comedy from real-life pals Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg.
Style: sitcom, situational comedy, humorous, not serious, sex comedy ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: puberty, teenage sexuality, teenage boy, grownups, adolescence, friendship, parents and children, monster, dark humor, character change, self discovery, teenage life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 8K
The Oblongs (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 284 min.
TV show
Story: The Oblongs is an American animated television series aimed at teenagers and adults. It is loosely based on a series of characters introduced in creator Angus Oblong's picture book entitled Creepy Susie and 13 Other Tragic Tales for Troubled ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, offbeat, adult animation ...
Plot: eccentric family, family relations, social misfits, society, misfit, family life, parents and children, toxic, radiation, genetically altered, husband wife relationship, deformity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 14K
Brickleberry (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Brickleberry National Park is facing closure, but not if the park’s dysfunctional park rangers can help it! “Brickleberry,” an animated half-hour series, follows the crazy bunch of park rangers as they do their worst to keep the park running. ...
Style: not serious, absurd, entertaining, humorous, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dark humor, workplace situations, park ranger, dysfunctional character, in the woods, sexual tension, workplace, talking animals, friendship, escapades, lesbian, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
The Amazing World of Gumball (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Ireland, USA, Germany, Japan, France
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: The life of Gumball Watterson, a 12-year old cat who attends middle school in Elmore. Accompanied by his pet, adoptive brother, and best friend Darwin Watterson, he frequently finds himself involved in various shenanigans around the city, during ...
Style: not serious, offbeat, humorous, odd, mad ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: eccentric family, friends, family life, talking animals, anthropomorphic animal, suburban life, social relations, teenage life, cat, family relations, family, youth ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
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Wonder Showzen (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Wonder Showzen is an American sketch comedy television series that aired between 2005 and 2006 on MTV2. It was created by John Lee and Vernon Chatman of PFFR. The show is rated TV-MA. The show's format is that of educational PBS ...
Style: humorous, not serious, surreal, parody, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, puppet, social problems, racial slur, puppets, stupidity, dark humor, disorder, religions or cults, society, social satire, absurd humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Napoleon Dynamite (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Napoleon Dynamite is an American animated sitcom based on the 2004 cult film of the same name. The series was created by Jared and Jerusha Hess and developed by the Hesses and Mike Scully. The series follows the adventures of Napoleon Dynamite in ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, light, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, teenage life, family relations, social awkwardness, misfit, goofy hero, disorder, delusion, high school, eccentric family, youth, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Neighbors from Hell (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Neighbors from Hell was a satirical American animated sitcom that ran on TBS from June 7, 2010 to July 26, 2010. The executive producer of the series is Pam Brady. The first and only season consisted of 10 episodes. The series is owned by 20th ...
Style: not serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: fish out of water, family life, couple relations, eccentric family, couples, parents and children, social relations, family relations, imaginary, suburban life, supernatural, misfit ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 7.6
 31K
Hey Arnold! (1996)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The daily life of Arnold--a fourth-grader with a wild imagination, street smarts and a head shaped like a football.
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, adventure, youth, family, grandparent and grandchild, everyday life, mischievous children, elementary school, boy, friends, best friends, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (1995)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist is an American animated series that originally ran on Comedy Central from May 28, 1995 to December 24, 1999—with a final set of three shelved episodes airing in 2002—starring Jonathan Katz, Jon Benjamin, and ...
Style: cynical, realistic, not serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: psychiatrist, therapy, doctors and patients, parents and children, psychotherapist, therapist, slacker, family relations, patient, power relations, artists and showbiz, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 1K
TripTank (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: TripTank is Comedy Central’s newest animated experience, executive produced by ShadowMachine’s Alex Bulkley and Corey Campodonico. The weekly, eight-episode half-hour series, showcases a wide range of fast-paced, hard-hitting animated comedy ...
Style: humorous, not serious, unusual plot structure, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: silly humor, satire, disorder, dark humor, multiple storylines, adventure, computer animation
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Proud Family (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: "The Proud Family" follows the adventures and misadventures of Penny, a 14-year-old African American girl who's doing her best to navigate through the early years of teen-dom. Penny's every encounter inevitably spirals into ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, sitcom, multicultural ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, parents and children, friendship, family life, youth, best friends, lifestyle, teenage love, siblings relations, high school, teenage life, r&b ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%