Movies and TV shows like Waiting for God

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Waiting for God (1990)
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Waiting for God (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Waiting for God is a British sitcom that ran on BBC1 from 1990 to 1994 starring Graham Crowden as Tom and Stephanie Cole as Diana, two spirited residents of a retirement home who spend their time running rings around the home's oppressive management and their own families. It was written by Michael Aitkens. The show became very successful, running for five series. The programme is still repeated in the UK on various channels. Series one to five have run on PBS in the United States, and in New Zealand the show has aired various times since 2002.
Style: sitcom, humorous, clever, realistic, cynical, semi serious
Plot: elderly, retirement home, friendship, friends, love and romance, elderly lovers, couples, retired, aging, generation gap, staff, antisocial behavior, golden years, retirement home life, in-laws, traditional versus modern, oldtimer, retirement, old age, senior citizen, cynicism, bittersweet, british humour
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, europe

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Most similar movies to Waiting for God

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, sitcom, realistic and semi serious films and TV series with plots about british humour, friends, friendship, workplace, couples, workplace situations and society mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Waiting for God: One Foot in the Grave (1990), Last of the Summer Wine (1973), Getting On (2009), The Cool Kids (2018), Cosby (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
One Foot in the Grave (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: One Foot in the Grave is a BBC television sitcom series written by David Renwick. The show ran for six series, including seven Christmas specials, two Comic Relief specials, over an eleven-year period, from early 1990 to late 2000. The latter Comic ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: dark humor, retired, suffering, antisocial behavior, oldtimer, couples, family relations, couple relations, elderly, golden years, disorder, retirement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: europe, england
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Last of the Summer Wine (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Unencumbered by wives, jobs or any other responsibilities, three senior citizens who've never really grown up explore their world in the Yorkshire Dales. They spend their days speculating about their fellow townsfolk and thinking up adventures ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: countryside, friendship, elderly, small town, golden years, friends, social relations, english countryside, retirement, british humour, married couple, library ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, 90s, 70s, contemporary ...
Place: yorkshire, northern england, england
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Getting On (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Darkly comic series about life on a hospital ward and a nursing team who have to get on with the job despite challenges thrown up by the modern NHS.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: hospital, satire, elderly, nurse, workplace situations, doctors and patients, friendship, friends, retirement home life, dealing with death, getting along, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Cool Kids (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Three guy friends in a retirement community are the top dogs until they’re blown out of the water by the newest member of the community, a female rebel who’s ready to challenge their place – it’s high school with 70 somethings.
Style: sitcom, situational comedy, light, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: elderly, retirement home, friendship, retirement, old age, prank, party, lgbt, society, rivalry, senior citizen, life & death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Cosby (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Cosby is an American situation comedy television series broadcast on CBS from September 16, 1996 to April 28, 2000, loosely based on the British sitcom One Foot in the Grave. The program stars Bill Cosby and Phylicia Rashād, who previously worked ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: elderly, family life, retiring, couples, family relations, family, aging, lifestyle, unemployment, parents and children, couple relations, indoor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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54%
The Royal Family (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Royal Family is an American sitcom starring Redd Foxx and Della Reese. The series was created and produced by Eddie Murphy, as part of a development deal Murphy had with CBS, and produced by Paramount Television, the television arm of Paramount ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: family relations, family life, aging, parents and children, elderly, living with parents, comeback, african american, short lived, post office, black family
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Golden Palace (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Golden Palace is an American sitcom that originally aired on CBS from September 18, 1992, to May 14, 1993. The show is a spin-off of the sitcom The Golden Girls, continuing the story from that series. CBS cancelled the spin-off in 1993 after one ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: elderly, hotel, chef, strong female presence, streetwise, workplace situations, friendship, golden years, friends, business venture, remarry, blacks and whites ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, florida, usa, miami beach, minnesota
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Dinnerladies (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dinnerladies is a BBC sitcom written by and starring Victoria Wood that chronicles the antics of a group of workers in a canteen in the north of England. Bren tries to maintain a semblance of order in amongst the chaos, while dealing with the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: workplace, handyman, staff, mother, workplace situations, up and down relationship, love and romance, factory, factory worker, workplace romance, manager, working class ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: northern england, england, europe, manchester, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Still Open All Hours (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Still Open All Hours is a sitcom set in a grocer's shop. It is a sequel to the series Open All Hours, written by original series writer Roy Clarke and featuring several of the permanent cast members of the original series
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: store, workplace, workplace situations, family relations, parents and children, british humour, family business, friendship, grocery store, shopkeeper, photograph, customer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Desmond's (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Desmond's was a British television situation comedy broadcast by Channel 4 from 1989 to 1994. With 71 episodes, Desmond's became Channel 4's longest-running sitcom. The first series was shot in 1988, with the first episode broadcast ...
Style: sitcom, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: working class, barbershop, immigrants, nagging and grouching, couples, friends, society, couple relations, beauty salon, social differences, social relations, family business ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Count Arthur Strong (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Count Arthur Strong is a faded star from the golden days of variety, prone to delusions of grandeur, selective memory loss and the blurting out of malapropisms. He was never as famous as he thinks he was... or still thinks he is. Believing that ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: delusion, desire for fame, elderly, overbearing, unsuccessful, golden years, farce, british humour, actor, cafe, writers, old man
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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46%
The Royle Family (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: British comedy series focusing on the lives of a working-class family in Manchester who love the TV.
Style: sitcom, humorous, talky, realistic, semi serious
Plot: working class, family relations, slacker, society, eccentric family, parents and children, couple relations, siblings relations, oldtimer, temperamental, grandparent and grandchild, living with parents ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 1990s ...
Place: manchester, northern england, england, europe
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Getting On (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Set in a geriatric extended care wing of a down-at-the-heels hospital, Getting On follows put-upon nurses, anxious doctors and administrators as they struggle with the darkly comic, brutally honest and quietly compassionate realities of caring for ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, feel good, captivating, light ...
Plot: hospital, friendship, workplace situations, patient, elderly, workplace, aging, dark humor, doctors and patients, retirement home life, nurse, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Likely Lads is a British sitcom created and written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, and produced by Dick Clement. Twenty episodes were broadcast by the BBC, in three series, between 16 December 1964 and 23 July 1966. However, only eight of ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous
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Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: northern england, england, europe
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Chef! (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Chef! is a British situation comedy starring Lenny Henry that aired as twenty episodes over three series from 1993 to 1996 on the BBC. The show was created and primarily written by Peter Tilbury based on an idea from Lenny Henry and produced for the ...
Style: sitcom, cynical, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Plot: workplace, restaurant, chef, cooking, patronizing, cooking and food, hotshot, african american, french, temperamental, hapless, obnoxious boss ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: europe, england
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Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? is a British sitcom which was broadcast between 9 January 1973 and 9 April 1974 on BBC1. It was the colour sequel to the mid-1960s hit The Likely Lads. It was created and written, as was its predecessor, by Dick ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friends, working class, marriage, workplace, society, grownups, buddies, factory worker, homecoming, middle class, friendship, love triangle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: northern england, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Are You Being Served? Again! (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Grace & Favour is a British sitcom sequel to the long-running series Are You Being Served? It aired on BBC1 for two series from 1992 to 1993 and marked the return of Are You Being Served? creators and writers Jeremy Lloyd and David Croft.
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hotel, estate, take over, staff, social relations, retired, family business, human nature, workplace situations, countryside, store, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Mr. Sloane (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Mr. Sloane's titular character is a buttoned-down 1960's man in crisis. Between his failed attempts at marriage, career success and even suicide, it's fair to say that 1969 isn't shaping up to be Watford-dweller Mr. Sloane's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, psychological ...
Plot: looking for love, free spirited, friends, down on your luck, love and romance, self discovery, couples, society, friendship, bittersweet, living with parents, buddies ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Gimme Gimme Gimme (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Linda La Hughes (Kathy Burke) shares a flat with Tom Farrell (James Dreyfus). Linda is overweight, loudmouthed and not particularly attractive. She thinks she's gorgeous and irrestible, however. She's also sex mad and obsessed with men. ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: actor, sexual humor, ambiguity, agent, friends, promiscuity, couples, odd couple, best friends, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, gender ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Yes, Prime Minister (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: James Hacker MP the Government's bumbling minister for Administrative Affairs is propelled along the corridors of power to the very pinnacle of politics - No. 10. Could this have possibly have been managed by his trusted Permanent Private ...
Style: sitcom, witty, clever, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: satire, politics, government, british prime minister, prime minister, boss and employee, government official, power relations, dimwit, secretary, staff, responsibility ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, united kingdom
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38%
2point4 Children (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: 2point4 children is a 1990s British sitcom that was created and written by Andrew Marshall. It follows the lives of the Porter family; an average family that is persistently faced with surreal situations and sheer bad luck. The show was originally ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: family relations, parents and children, couple relations, family life, couples, eccentric family, siblings relations, family, family home, family man, husband wife relationship, british humour ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Jesse (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Jesse Warner is a 26-year-old single mother juggling between her job, her dreams and her family responsibilities.
Style: sitcom, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: single mother, couples, strong female presence, rivalry, best friends, love and romance, single parent, workplace, starting over, bar, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The John Larroquette Show (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The John Larroquette Show is an American television sitcom that ran on NBC from September 2, 1993 until October 30, 1996. Created by Don Reo, the show was a vehicle for John Larroquette following his run as Dan Fielding on Night Court. The series ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, clever, sincere, offbeat ...
Plot: recovering alcoholic, indoor, misfit, workplace, society, social misfits, friends, dark humor, workplace situations, friendship, nightshift, male protagonist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Drifters (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy series about three young women living in Leeds who've graduated, had a year out, and are now struggling to find a job they're passionate about, a place to live that is half decent and a boyfriend they actually like. A sitcom about ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, lifestyle, twentysomething life, friendship, best friends, friends, female friendship, roommate, british humour, strong female presence, petty job, young adult ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Keeping Up Appearances (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Keeping Up Appearances is a British sitcom created and written by Roy Clarke for the BBC. Centred on the life of eccentric, social-climbing snob Hyacinth Bucket, the sitcom follows her obsessive and determined attempts to impress in middle class ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: snob, family relations, social differences, siblings relations, working class, lifestyle, society, ambition, blind ambition, upscale, eccentric family, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Barbara (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: Barbara is a British sitcom starring Gwen Taylor in the title role. A pilot was broadcast in 1995, and three series were then televised from 1999 to 2003. It was made by Central Television, and filmed at their Lenton Lane studios in Nottingham in ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, suburbs, eccentric family, suburban life, family life, workplace situations, society, couples, perversion, couple relations, family, farce ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Vicious (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Freddie and Stuart are an old couple who have been together for decades and bicker constantly. Their lives are turned upside down by their new upstairs neighbor Ash, who is sure to cause trouble in their mundane lives.
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, light, entertaining ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, actor, neighbor, elderly, verbal byplay, couples, gays and lesbians, old man, lgbt, guest, gay couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Up the Women (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
TV show
Story: It's 1910 and we're in Banbury church hall at the Banbury Intricate Craft Circle. Margaret has been to London and discovered the Women's Suffrage movement so she decides they need to set up their own movement and The Banbury Intricate ...
Style: sitcom, captivating, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: idealism, friendship, against the odds, fighting the system, injustice, battle of the sexes, hopes, society, feminism, gender, small town, women's suffrage ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: england, europe
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British Men Behaving Badly (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Men Behaving Badly is a British sitcom that was created and written by Simon Nye. It follows the lives of Gary Strang and his flatmates, Dermot Povey and Tony Smart. It was first broadcast on ITV in 1992. A total of six series were made along with a ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, talky, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: lifestyle, friendship, loser, couple relations, irresponsible, roommate, social awkwardness, slacker, self involved, singleness, friends, misfit partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Different World (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A Different World is an American television sitcom which aired for six seasons on NBC. It is a spin-off series from The Cosby Show and originally centered on Denise Huxtable and the life of students at Hillman College, a fictional mixed but ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: college, adolescence vs adulthood, college life, love and romance, society, lifestyle, workplace situations, friendship, teenage love, twentysomething life, student life, feminism ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa
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