Movies and TV shows like The Simpsons

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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, clever, biting, offbeat, intellectual
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: neighbor, parents and children, housewife, family relations, siblings relations, mischievous children, social satire, elementary school, small town, incompetent police, eccentric family, couple relations, society, goofy hero, suburbs, teacher, neighbor neighbor relationship, dog, school, cat, clown, house, dysfunctional family, beer, coworker ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, 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, youth, parents and children, disorder, friends, family life 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), South Park (1997). 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, exciting, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: anthropomorphism, small town, dog, family life, eccentric family, family relations, parents and children, social satire, couple relations, adolescence, siblings relations, goofy hero ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 2010s ...
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: snow, goofy hero, bomb, eccentric family, adventure, parents and children, save the day, president, irresponsible, heroic mission, danger, sarcasm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa, oregon, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 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, benign alien, parents and children, small town, patriotism, youth, german, stupidity, american flag, alien, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: virginia, usa, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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: offbeat, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, suburban life, sitcom, youth, friendship, guest, manhood, working class, marital problem, conservative, manager, americana ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: not serious, humorous, witty, ethnic humor, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parents and children, family life, starting over, family relations, black family, blended family, family man, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, black american, couples, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 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, offbeat, gross out humor, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: elementary school, child swearing, parody, mischievous children, buddies, friends, vicious, adult humor, group of friends, small town, gay slur, social satire ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 1990s, 2010s, 2000s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: restaurant, family business, sitcom, parents and children, siblings relations, chef, parenthood, eccentric family, workplace, menu, romance, sibling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
F is for Family (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France, Canada
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: realistic, humorous, not serious, gross out humor
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, family life, working class, television, society, eccentric family, couples, middle class, family man ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ 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, cynical, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: scientist, mad scientist, inventions and discoveries, adventure, imaginary, time travel, grandfather grandson relationship, disorder, prodigy, odd, family relations, monster ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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, sexual tension, lesbian, in the woods, workplace situations, escapades, national park, park ranger, supportive coworker, animal life, disorder, self involved ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, bad taste humour, realistic, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heavy metal, stupidity, high school, buddies, odd couple, rock, media satire, hardcase students, heavy metal culture, escapades, practical joke, surrealism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, stylized, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, espionage, womanizer, cia, danger, government agency, male objectification, sarcasm, james bond spoof, dialogue, escapades, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: society, sitcom, suburbs, family life, teenage life, family, suburban life, siblings relations, parents and children, family relations, social relations, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: witty, humorous, not serious, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: roommate, friendship, intelligence, stupidity, mad scientist, farce, unlikely partners, adventure, escapades, goofy hero, cooking and food, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: humorous, not serious
Audience: teens
Plot: fish out of water, hidden identity, misfit, supernatural, family relations, social relations, eccentric family, couples, family life, couple relations, siblings relations, suburban life ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.3
 3K
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: realistic, humorous, not serious, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: couples, family life, parents and children, immigrants, couple relations, sitcom, society, family relations, dysfunctional family, immigration
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.9
 5K
Johnny Test (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Johnny Test is an American /Canadian animated television series. It premiered on Kids' WB, on The WB Television Network, on September 17, 2005. It was introduced to Cartoon Network UK on January 12, 2006 as a sneak preview on Jungle Saturdays ...
Style: offbeat, exciting, not serious, humorous, stylized
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: twins, mischievous children, adventure, escapades, parents and children, suburban life, imaginary, suburbs, eccentric family, disorder, pets, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, grandparent and grandchild, adventure, mischievous children, youth, everyday life, family, child's point of view, elementary school, boy, urban legend, first love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 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: kids, preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, twins, mischievous children, family, adventure, siblings relations, parents and children, popularity, little boy, little girl, cousin cousin relationship, babies and infants ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.5
 192K
Futurama (1999)
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: humorous, cynical, futuristic, surreal, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, mad scientist, alien, robot, scientist, adult humor, social satire, androids and robots, space and aliens, benign alien, escapades, goofy hero ...
Time: future, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: youth, small town, high school, high school life, misfit, social awkwardness, friendship, delusion, friends, family relations, goofy hero, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: offbeat, not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: elementary school, school, gay, youth, misfit, teachers and students, snobbism, friends, social relations, family relations, fish out of water, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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, offbeat, cynical, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, disorder, eccentric family, parents and children, family relations, social relations, culture clash, canyon, astronaut, mathematician, butler, castaway ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: school, parents and children, neighbor, small town, sitcom, youth, elementary school, diary, bully, childhood, lifestyle, dog ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: chases and races, parents and children, young heroes, family, mischievous children, escapades, friends, family relations, youth, troublemaker, buddies, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: talky, realistic, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: culture clash, dentist, couples, sitcom, dull life, family relations, midlife crisis, family life, couple relations, society, unfulfillment, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s
Place: canada, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Alvinnn!!! And the Chipmunks (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA, France, South Korea
Duration: 11 min.
Story: ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks, created by Janice Karman, takes us on a roller coaster ride of music, laughter and stories geared to entertain The Chipmunks' four generations of fans. Presented for the first time in glorious CGI, the series ...
Style: not serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: family, siblings relations, mischievous children, artists and showbiz, parents and children, disorder, eccentric family, sitcom, ambition, family relations, friends, music band ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: humorous, not serious, offbeat
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: cat, suburban life, family, youth, friends, family life, buddies, family relations, social relations, odd, eccentric family, teenage life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper (1996)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Story: The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper is an animated television spin-off of the feature film Casper, which, in turn, was based on the Harvey Comics character of Casper the Friendly Ghost.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, ghost, young heroes, mischievous children, family, supernatural, disorder, imaginary, mansion, haunted house, father daughter relationship, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: machismo, womanizer, wannabe, misfit, goofy hero, friendship, self involved, parents and children, male objectification, narcissism, surrealism, supernatural power ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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