Movies and TV shows like The Simpsons

If you like "The Simpsons" you are looking for humorous, dark humor and witty movies or TV shows about / with parents and children, neighbor, siblings relations, family relations, social satire, housewife and small town themes of Animation and Comedy genre shot in USA.
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The Simpsons (1989)
 8.7
 328K
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, witty, not serious, biting, clever, offbeat, intellectual
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: parents and children, neighbor, siblings relations, family relations, social satire, housewife, small town, mischievous children, eccentric family, elementary school, goofy hero, couple relations, incompetent police, suburbs, society, neighbor neighbor relationship, teacher, dysfunctional family, beer, dog, school, cat, clown, house, suburban life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 1990s, 2010s ...
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 realistic films and TV series with plots about family relations, parents and children, youth, family life, disorder, friends and eccentric family mostly in Animation, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like The Simpsons: Family Guy (1999), American Dad! (2005), King of the Hill (1997), The Cleveland Show (2009), Bob's Burgers (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.2
 280K
Family Guy (1999)
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: anthropomorphism, social satire, small town, eccentric family, family life, parents and children, couple relations, family relations, dog, boy genius, goofy hero, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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, snow, parents and children, eccentric family, family, adventure, save the day, bomb, danger, heroic mission, sarcasm, irresponsible ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa, oregon, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 7.4
 105K
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, youth, alien, american flag, patriotism, stupidity, german, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, virginia, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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: humorous, witty, offbeat, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suburban life, small town, couple relations, parents and children, family, family life, couples, family relations, social relations, friendship, teenage life, working class ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: humorous, surreal, not serious, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parents and children, family life, blended family, black family, family, suburbs, couples, family relations, disorder, starting over, couple relations, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 8.1
 55K
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, romance, menu, sibling relationship, eccentric family, workplace, chef, parenthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: not serious, humorous, 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, korean war, airport ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.7
 296K
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, gross out humor, not serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: elementary school, child swearing, buddies, parody, group of friends, adult humor, mischievous children, friends, social satire, vicious, small town, gay slur ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.7
 122K
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, dialogue, cia, government agency, spy spoof, workplace, danger, escapades, heroes, sarcasm, male objectification ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, stupidity, buddies, high school, odd couple, heavy metal culture, rock, hardcase students, media satire, nothing goes right, fart joke, surrealism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 9.3
 256K
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, mad scientist, adventure, time travel, imaginary, monster, disorder, escapades, relatives, prodigy, youth ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 11K
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, absurd, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional character, national park, escapades, workplace situations, sexual tension, in the woods, park ranger, animal life, lesbian, friendship, disorder, supportive coworker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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%
 5.0
 70
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, humorous, realistic
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 ⇓
29%
 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: humorous, not serious, 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 ⇓
29%
 7.5
 28K
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, feel good, captivating, light, not serious
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, mischievous children, family, parents and children, adventure, siblings relations, twins, popularity, babies and infants, little boy, cousin cousin relationship, little girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.7
 27K
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: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, grandparent and grandchild, mischievous children, adventure, youth, family, child's point of view, elementary school, first love, boy, everyday life, jazz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: semi serious, humorous, 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%
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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: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic
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%
 5.0
 662
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: dark humor, humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, culture clash, eccentric family, social relations, disorder, parents and children, family relations, mathematician, stranded, castaway, butler, canyon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, realistic, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: school, gay, elementary school, fish out of water, misfit, lgbt, youth, teachers and students, family relations, friends, social relations, snobbism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, on the road, time travel, self discovery, family life, adventure, disorder, parents and children, midlife crisis, misfit, partners, family relations ...
Time: future
Place: usa, rhode island, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Dennis the Menace (1986)
Genre: Animation, Family, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Dennis the Menace is an American animated series produced by DHX Media, based on the comic strip by Hank Ketcham. The young blond boy with a cowlick and a mischievous personality, Dennis the Menace, gets into numerous scrapes and adventures with ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: suburbs, mischievous children, young heroes, family, escapades, youth, friends, disorder, buddies, pets, parents and children, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.5
 16K
Doug (1991)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, France
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Doug is an American animated sitcom created by Jim Jinkins and co-produced by his studio, Jumbo Pictures. The show's plotline centers around the surreal and imaginative exploits of its title character, Douglas "Doug" Funnie, who ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: school, sitcom, buddies, small town life, teenager, family life, family, small town, youth, family relations, friends, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Amazing World of Gumball (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Ireland, USA, Germany
Duration: 11 min.
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, humorous, offbeat
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: cat, family life, youth, family, friends, buddies, eccentric family, suburban life, teenage life, family relations, social relations, fish ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Wonder Showzen (2005)
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, humorous, not serious, 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 ⇓
23%
Bob and Margaret (1998)
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: clever, semi serious, talky, witty, realistic ...
Plot: culture clash, dentist, couple relations, midlife crisis, sitcom, couples, dull life, family life, society, unfulfillment, family relations, middle class ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: canada, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Aqua Teen Hunger Force (2000)
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: humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: roommate, farce, friendship, mad scientist, stupidity, intelligence, goofy hero, hip hop, master villain, anthropomorphism, suburbs, cooking and food ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.3
 29K
Johnny Bravo (1997)
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, absurd, non-linear ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: machismo, womanizer, wannabe, goofy hero, friendship, misfit, parents and children, self involved, narcissism, male objectification, surrealism, flirting ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.0
 226
Stone Quackers (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
Story: Stone Quackers revolves around the misadventures of two ducks, Whit and Clay, along with their friends Barf and Dottie, plus the authority Officer Barry.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, dark humor
Audience: teens
Plot: cartoon duck, friendship, buddies, prank, anthropomorphism, disorder, friends, group of friends, animal, police officer, duck, roommate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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