Movies and TV shows like The Simpsons

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 8.7
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The Simpsons
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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, not serious, witty, dark humor, biting, clever, offbeat, intellectual
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: eccentric family, siblings relations, social satire, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, goofy hero, housewife, neighbor, small town, suburbs, society, elementary school, neighbor neighbor relationship, incompetent police, mischievous children, teacher, cult, dysfunctional family, beer, suburban life, family life, nuclear power plant, house, clown ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: usa
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American Dad!
Animation, Comedy
USA
22 min.
 7.4
Bob's Burgers
Animation, Comedy
USA
22 min.
 8.1
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Most similar movies to The Simpsons

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, witty and offbeat films and TV series with plots about family relations, disorder, friends, youth, parents and children, friendship and stupidity mostly in Comedy, Animation and Family genres. Some movies like The Simpsons: Family Guy (1998), American Dad! (2005), Bob's Burgers (2011), King of the Hill (1997), South Park (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 8.2
 271K
Family Guy
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: humorous, cynical, dark humor, witty, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: eccentric family, parents and children, family life, anthropomorphism, dog, family relations, social satire, couple relations, youth, absurdism, small town, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: rhode island, usa
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System:   95%
    User:   93%
 
The Simpsons Movie
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: humorous, funny, satirical, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: family, goofy hero, parents and children, sarcasm, eccentric family, adventure, save the day, twists & turns, irreverent, political conspiracy, danger, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa, oregon, seattle washington
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System:   84%
    User:   100%
 
 7.4
 101K
American Dad!
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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, dark humor, entertaining, not serious, feel good ...
Plot: family relations, small town, benign alien, parents and children, cia, youth, alien, american flag, eccentric family, family life, couple relations, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, virginia, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   100%
 
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 8.1
 52K
Bob's Burgers
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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, humorous, not serious, gross out humor, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: restaurant, parents and children, siblings relations, family business, eccentric family, workplace, sitcom, cooking and food, sibling relationship, menu, romance, chef ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   100%
 
Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story
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: clever, dark humor, humorous, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, on the road, self discovery, parody, family life, censorship, pornography, youth, adventure, storytelling, vengeance, disorder ...
Time: future
Place: usa, san francisco, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   100%
 
King of the Hill
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: couple relations, parents and children, small town, eccentric family, suburban life, suburbs, family life, couples, family relations, social relations, friendship, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   71%
 
 8.7
 286K
South Park
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.
Style: cynical, not serious, gross out humor, humorous, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: buddies, mischievous children, adult humor, group of friends, elementary school, parody, small town, child swearing, social satire, friends, stupidity, vicious ...
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   39%
 
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The Cleveland Show
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: not serious, humorous, surreal, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parents and children, family life, suburbs, couples, family relations, disorder, starting over, couple relations, eccentric family, lovers reunited, teenage life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   67%
 
 7.7
 26K
Hey Arnold!
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The daily life of Arnold--a fourth-grader with a wild imagination, street smarts and a head shaped like a football.
Style: humorous, witty, funny, sweet, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, adventure, elementary school, child's point of view, mischievous children, family, boy, grandparent and grandchild, first love, jazz, youth, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   31%
 
 5.0
 66
Fatherhood
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: parents and children, family life, suburbs, family, suburban life, sitcom, family relations, social relations, siblings relations, teenage life, society, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   39%
 
 7.5
 27K
Rugrats
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: light, captivating, feel good, humorous, not serious
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, babies and infants, mischievous children, family, parents and children, adventure, siblings relations, twins, popularity, little boy, little girl, cousin cousin relationship ...
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System:   31%
    User:   34%
 
Napoleon Dynamite
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, not serious, realistic, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: goofy hero, friendship, high school, eccentric family, small town, high school life, small town life, teenage life, misfit, youth, family relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   36%
 
Aqua Teen Hunger Force
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
Story: Aqua Teen Hunger Force is an American animated television series on Cartoon Network's late night programming block, Adult Swim. The series made its official debut on September 9, 2001 on Adult swim; after the pilot episode was aired as a ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, goofy hero, hip hop, roommate, master villain, friendship, suburbs, cooking and food, adventure, good versus evil, escapades, mad scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   33%
 
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Married with Children
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Married... with Children is an American sitcom that aired for 11 seasons. It featured a dysfunctional family living in a fictional Chicago, Illinois, suburb. The show, notable for being the first prime-time television series to air on Fox, ran from ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, sitcom, family life, family problems, struggle, parents and children, promiscuous daughter, working class, husband wife conflict, misfit, adult humor, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   26%
 
Allen Gregory
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Allen Gregory is a short-lived American animated television series that aired on Fox from October 30 to December 18, 2011. The series was created by Jonah Hill, Andrew Mogel and Jarrad Paul. The series was officially cancelled by Fox on January 8, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: fish out of water, school, misfit, youth, teachers and students, family relations, friends, social relations, elementary school, snobbism, gay father, gay parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   31%
 
 7.8
 36K
Robot Chicken
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
Story: Robot Chicken is an American stop-motion claymation comedy television series created and executive produced by Seth Green and Matthew Senreich along with co-head writers Douglas Goldstein and Tom Root. The writers, especially Green, also provide ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, clever, bad taste humour ...
Audience: teens
Plot: media satire, artists and showbiz, imaginary, disorder, mad scientist, goofy hero, parody, celebrity culture, friends, escapades, toys, network ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   100%
 
 4.9
 649
Crash Canyon
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
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, not serious, dark humor, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: culture clash, eccentric family, social relations, disorder, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family relations, ventriloquist, castaway, motor home, stranded, canyon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   24%
 
 4.9
 522
Lil' Pimp
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A comedy about a nine-year-old pimp, Lil' Pimp, who hustles his ho's around the neighborhood. Along with his Mom, Pop, pimpin' pals Fruitjuice and Nagchampa, as well as superfine ho's, Yam Basket and Honeysak, and his loveable ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, clever, offbeat ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, farce, school, mischievous children, urban ghetto, prostitute, suburbs, urban, unemployment, urban ghetto life, when the parents are away, city life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   28%
 
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Bob and Margaret
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: UK, Canada, USA, Philippines
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Bob and Margaret is a Canadian/UK animated television series that was also shown in the United States and all over the world. The series was produced by Nelvana, a Toronto animation studio, and created by Canadian David Fine and Brit Alison Snowden. ...
Style: semi serious, talky, clever, realistic, witty ...
Plot: couple relations, midlife crisis, sitcom, culture clash, couples, dull life, family life, society, unfulfillment, family relations, dentist, childless couple ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: canada, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   31%
 
Dexter's Laboratory
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Dexter's Laboratory is an American comic science fiction animated children's television series created by Genndy Tartakovsky for Cartoon Network. The series follows Dexter, a boy-genius with a secret laboratory filled with his collection ...
Style: not serious, exciting, humorous, witty, dark humor
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: laboratory, mad scientist, villain, inventions and discoveries, goofy hero, family, mischievous children, young heroes, siblings relations, family relations, intelligence, experimenting ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   28%
 
Daria in 'Is It Fall Yet?'
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Is It Fall Yet? continues the series' running plot from where it left off at the end of season four. In the final episode of season four ("Dye! Dye, My Darling!"), Daria Morgendorffer kisses Tom Sloane, the boyfriend of Daria's ...
Style: clever, humorous, witty, dark humor, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, high school, fashion, sarcasm, teacher, rebelliousness, teenager, camp, irreverent, parents and children, unlikely friendships, mentor ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   28%
 
Wonder Showzen
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: surreal, not serious, humorous, dark humor, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: puppets, disorder, interracial relations, sexual relations, chaos and mayhem, religions or cults, society, social problems, racial slur, stupidity, african american, sexual activity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   22%
 
 7.3
 10K
Brickleberry
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: humorous, entertaining, light, dark humor, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: workplace situations, in the woods, park ranger, animal life, friendship, national park, dysfunctional character, supportive coworker, escapades, disorder, talking animals, human animal relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   29%
 
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 7.4
 11K
Clerks
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Clerks is an American animated sitcom based on Kevin Smith's 1994 comedy of the same name. It was developed for television by Smith, Smith's producing partner Scott Mosier and former Seinfeld writer David Mandel with character designs by ...
Style: not serious, talky, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: buddies, friendship, cult, store, twentysomething life, workplace situations, disorder, workplace, friends, escapades, petty job, loser ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   27%
 
 7.3
 28K
Johnny Bravo
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Johnny Bravo tells the story of a biceps-bulging, karate-chopping free spirit who believes he is a gift from God to the women of the earth. Unfortunately for Johnny, everyone else sees him as a narcissistic Mama's boy with big muscles and even ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, non-linear, absurd ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: womanizer, machismo, goofy hero, friendship, misfit, surrealism, male objectification, narcissism, wannabe, self involved, flirting, absurdism ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   23%
 
 5.7
 485
Titeuf
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Titeuf is a comic series created by Swiss draughtsman Zep (real name Philippe Chapuis) depicting the life of a young boy (the title's namesake Titeuf, "Tootuff" in the English translation) and his vision of the adult world & ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: buddies, nothing goes right, family, teenage life, youth, friends, young heroes, introspection, parents and children, siblings relations, teachers and students, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   27%
 
 8.7
 117K
Archer Vice
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Sterling Archer is the world's most daunting spy. He works for ISIS, a spy agency run by his mother. In between dealing with his boss and his co-workers - one of whom is his ex-girlfriend - Archer manages to annoy or seduce everyone that ...
Style: humorous, cynical, not serious, witty, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spy, spy spoof, sarcasm, male objectification, cia, government agency, espionage, james bond spoof, workplace, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   100%
 
The Looney Tunes Show
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: The Looney Tunes Show is an American animated sitcom which premiered May 3, 2011 on Cartoon Network. The show features characters from the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies theatrical cartoons updated for the 21st century. It is produced by Warner ...
Style: humorous, exciting, light, tense, entertaining ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, goofy hero, escapades, resourceful, disorder, looney tunes, cartoon rabbit, cartoon duck, bugs bunny, buddies, dimwit, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   26%
 

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The Life & Times of Tim
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 900 min.
Story: The Life & Times of Tim is an HBO comedy animated television series, which premiered on September 28, 2008. The series was created by Steve Dildarian, and is about a hapless man in his mid-20's named Tim who lives in New York City with his ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: twentysomething life, comedy of errors, workplace situations, disorder, workplace, boss and employee, couple relations, nothing goes right, dishonesty, misfit, couples, swearing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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System:   27%
    User:   30%
 
 8.5
 185K
Futurama
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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, humorous, surreal, cynical, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, robot, goofy hero, alien, escapades, mad scientist, benign alien, adult humor, social satire, workplace situations, partners, scientist ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   29%
 
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