Movies and TV shows like The Simpsons

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 8.7
 318K
The Simpsons (1989)
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, dark humor, not serious, witty, biting, clever, offbeat, intellectual
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, housewife, neighbor, social satire, incompetent police, small town, eccentric family, goofy hero, couple relations, mischievous children, suburbs, society, elementary school, neighbor neighbor relationship, teacher, suburban life, coworker, dysfunctional family, beer, nuclear power plant, house, clown, cat ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 80s, 20th century, 21st century
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 witty films and TV series with plots about family relations, parents and children, youth, friends, disorder, family life and eccentric family mostly in Animation, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Simpsons: Family Guy (1998), American Dad! (2005), King of the Hill (1997), Bob's Burgers (2011), South Park (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 8.2
 271K
Family Guy (1998)
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: dark humor, humorous, cynical, witty, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parents and children, anthropomorphism, dog, social satire, small town, eccentric family, family life, couple relations, family relations, youth, boy genius, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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: humorous, funny, satirical, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: goofy hero, parents and children, eccentric family, family, adventure, save the day, bomb, snow, president, political conspiracy, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa, oregon, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 101K
American Dad! (2005)
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: dark humor, humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: cia, family relations, small town, benign alien, parents and children, patriotism, youth, american flag, alien, stupidity, german, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, virginia, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: clever, dark humor, humorous, not serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fan, time travel, on the road, self discovery, family life, youth, adventure, disorder, babies and infants, parents and children, midlife crisis, misfit ...
Time: future
Place: usa, rhode island, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
King of the Hill (1997)
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: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suburban life, small town, sitcom, couple relations, parents and children, middle class, family, eccentric family, suburbs, family life, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 8.1
 52K
Bob's Burgers (2011)
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, sitcom, family business, parents and children, siblings relations, menu, sibling relationship, romance, eccentric family, workplace, cooking and food, chef ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.7
 286K
South Park (1997)
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, humorous, gross out humor, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: elementary school, buddies, mischievous children, friends, vicious, small town, parody, gay slur, group of friends, adult humor, child swearing, social satire ...
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Cleveland Show (2009)
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: surreal, not serious, humorous, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parents and children, family life, family, blended family, black family, couples, suburbs, family relations, disorder, starting over, couple relations, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Neighbors from Hell (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: eccentric family, family life, suburbs, fish out of water, suburban life, imaginary, family relations, social relations, hidden identity, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.8
 36K
Robot Chicken (2001)
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: parody, mad scientist, stupidity, toys, media satire, artists and showbiz, imaginary, disorder, goofy hero, celebrity culture, friends, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Angry Beavers (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Angry Beavers is an American animated television series created by Mitch Schauer for the Nickelodeon channel. The series revolves around Daggett and Norbert Beaver, two young beaver brothers who have left their home to become bachelors in the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, funny, dark humor, surreal ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: beaver, friendship, siblings relations, in the woods, escapades, brother brother relationship, family relations, when the parents are away, forest, friends, teenage life, animal life ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.7
 117K
Archer Vice (2009)
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: cynical, witty, humorous, not serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, cia, government agency, womanizer, spy spoof, workplace, danger, escapades, heroes, sarcasm, male objectification ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 66
Fatherhood (2004)
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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: parents and children, family life, suburbs, family, sitcom, suburban life, family relations, social relations, siblings relations, teenage life, society, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.3
 2K
Bordertown (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
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: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: immigrants, sitcom, family life, dysfunctional family, immigration, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, society, couples
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.7
 26K
Hey Arnold! (1994)
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, feel good, funny, sweet ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, grandparent and grandchild, mischievous children, adventure, youth, family, elementary school, first love, everyday life, child's point of view, boy, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 27K
Rugrats (1990)
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: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, not serious
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, 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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Beavis and Butt-Head (1993)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
Story: Beavis and Butt-head are high school students whose lifestyles revolve around TV, junk food (usually nachos), shopping malls, heavy metal music, and trying to "score with chicks". Each show contains short cartoons centering on the duo who ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, bad taste humour, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heavy metal, heavy metal culture, stupidity, buddies, high school, odd couple, rock, hardcase students, media satire, nothing goes right, fart joke, surrealism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 9.3
 228K
Rick and Morty (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: An animated series that follows the exploits of a super scientist and his not-so-bright grandson.
Style: humorous, dark humor, offbeat, not serious, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: scientist, inventions and discoveries, time travel, imaginary, adventure, mad scientist, monster, disorder, prodigy, escapades, youth, odd ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Goode Family (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: The Goode Family is an American animated comedy series, which originally aired on ABC from May 27, 2009 to August 7, 2009. The series was created by Mike Judge, and follows the life of an environmentally responsible, albeit obsessive, family. The ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: parents and children, suburbs, eccentric family, sitcom, family life, environmentalism, society, family relations, teenage life, working class, save the planet, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
F is for Family (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 30 min.
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, not serious, realistic, gross out humor
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, couple relations, parents and children, eccentric family, family life, family relations, working class, society, couples, suburbs, television, teenager ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Napoleon Dynamite (2012)
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: not serious, humorous, 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 ⇓
26%
 4.9
 649
Crash Canyon (2011)
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: not serious, humorous, dark humor, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, culture clash, eccentric family, social relations, disorder, parents and children, family relations, castaway, ventriloquist, stranded, canyon, motor home ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.4
 2K
Monkey Dust (2003)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Story: Monkey Dust is a British satirical cartoon, notorious for its dark humour and handling of taboo topics such as bestiality, murder, suicide and paedophilia. There were three series broadcast on BBC Three between 2003 and 2005. Following co-creator ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, not serious, offbeat, biting ...
Plot: sexual abuse, dishonesty, society, disorder, immigrants, social misfits, manipulations, terrorism, boss and employee, parents and children, corporate crimes, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.6
 5K
Squidbillies (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
Story: Squidbillies is an animated television series about the Cuylers, an impoverished family of anthropomorphic hillbilly mud squids living in the Appalachian region of Georgia's mountains. The show is produced by Williams Street Studios for the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, cynical
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, family life, ocean or sea, family problems, family relations, going straight, parents and children, eccentric family, crimes, hopes, disorder, friends ...
Time: prehistory
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 21K
Daria (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Daria Morgendorffer lives with her stressed-out, career-fixated parents, Helen and Jake, and her relentlessly cute and popular little sister, Quinn. Daria and her fellow outcast and best friend, Jane Lane, attend Lawndale High School where they are ...
Style: witty, clever, humorous, cynical, intellectual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: social misfits, intelligence, high school life, teenage life, high school, society, family relations, best friends, shyness, classmates, everyday life, loner ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 10K
Brickleberry (2012)
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, dark humor, not serious, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: national park, workplace situations, in the woods, park ranger, animal life, lesbian, escapades, disorder, dysfunctional character, supportive coworker, hapless, sexual tension ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Allen Gregory (2011)
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: school, elementary school, fish out of water, misfit, youth, teachers and students, family relations, friends, social relations, snobbism, father daughter relationship, little girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Replacements (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Replacements is a Disney Channel animated television series for children that ran originally from July 28, 2006 to March 30, 2009. Although the series originally aired episodes on Saturdays at 8:00pm EST, it was moved to Mondays at 5:00pm EST. ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, parents and children, adoption, family, eccentric family, family problems, family relations, secret agents, escapades, spy, adopted daughter, adopted son ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.2
 8K
Home Movies (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Home Movies is an American animated television sitcom that was originally broadcast from April 26, 1999 to April 4, 2004. Brendon Small is the creator, head writer and lead musician of Home Movies. Jon Benjamin, Melissa Bardin Galsky and Janine ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, witty, gross out humor
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, filmmaking, football, director, coach, actress, actor, divorce, parents and children, suburbs, adolescence vs adulthood, filmmaker ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Golan, The Insatiable (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
Story: "Golan the Insatiable" is the story of a mighty godlord from an alternate universe who arrives in the small town of Oak Grove, where his only friend is a 10-year-old goth girl named DYLAN. Together they fight the boredom of suburban life. ...
Style: not serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: mischievous children, friendship, small town, chaos and mayhem, suburbs, life turned upside down, youth, chaos, disorder, best friends, prank, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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