Movies and TV shows like Girls

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Girls (2012)
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Girls (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: The assorted humiliations, disasters and rare triumphs of four very different twenty-something girls: Hannah, an aspiring writer; Marnie, an art gallery assistant and cousins Jessa and Shoshanna.
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, talky, sexual, sincere, witty
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female friendship, aspiring writer, roommate, dating, strong sexual content, best friends, city life, young woman, friendship, adolescence, new yorker, young adult, twentysomething life, urban, lifestyle, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, virginity, wannabe, intern, direction and purpose, up and down relationship, self esteem, supportive friend, self involved ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa

Most similar movies to Girls

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and witty films and TV series with plots about friendship, friends, urban, city life, lifestyle, twentysomething life and best friends mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Girls: Sex and the City (1998), Broad City (2014), Frances Ha (2012), Love Bites (2011), I Just Want My Pants Back (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sex and the City (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Based on the bestselling book by Candace Bushnell, Sex and the City tells the story of four best friends, all single and in their late thirties, as they pursue their careers and talk about their sex lives, all while trying to survive the New York ...
Style: sexual, witty, stylized, sentimental, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sex, looking for sex, looking for love, best friends, couple relations, sexual relations, love and romance, casual sex, city life, writer's life, everyday life, sexual dysfunction ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s ...
Place: new york, manhattan, new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: After a naive Midwestern girl's big city dreams are dashed her first week in New York, she finds herself living with her worst nightmare in this hilarious, contemporary comedy about a female odd couple who are surrounded by an outrageous cast ...
Style: humorous, cynical, not serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: sitcom, roommate, city life, lifestyle change, lifestyle, party, odd couple, friends, twentysomething life, big city, troublemaker, everyday life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Broad City (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Broad City follows two women throughout their daily lives in New York City, making the smallest and mundane events hysterical and disturbing to watch all at the same time.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, talky, alternative comedy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, best friends, friendship, young adult, female friendship, cannabis, urban, city life, twentysomething life, friends, roommate, supportive friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.4
 57K
Frances Ha (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Brazil
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An aspiring dancer moves to New York City and becomes caught up in a whirlwind of flighty fair-weather friends, diminishing fortunes and career setbacks.
Style: stylized, talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, dancer, loneliness, roommate, best friends, follow your dream, urban, responsibility, dance teacher, adolescence vs adulthood, ambition, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, paris france, japan, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.5
 2K
Love Bites (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Love Bites is an American television series originally planned for the 2010–11 television season on the NBC network that eventually aired as a summer replacement series. It premiered in its regular Thursday night time slot at 10:00 pm Eastern/9:00 ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dating, anthology, couple relations, romance, looking for love, urban, singleness, city life, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
I Just Want My Pants Back (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: I Just Want My Pants Back is an American comedy-drama that premiered with a special sneak peek on August 28, 2011 on MTV, with the series airing the new episodes beginning on February 2, 2012. The series is based on David J. Rosen's 2007 novel ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: looking for sex, adolescence vs adulthood, sex, young adult, urban, city life, twentysomething life, friends, friendship, love and romance, youth, lifestyle
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.5
 8K
Metropolitan (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A sparkling comedic chronicle of a middle-class young man’s romantic misadventures among New York City’s debutante society. Stillman’s deft, literate dialogue and hilariously highbrow observations earned this debut film an Academy Award ...
Style: talky, clever, witty, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, urban, twentysomething life, young adult, coming of age, love and romance, society, couples, friends, best friends, couple relations, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Lipstick Jungle (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Lipstick Jungle is an American comedy-drama television series created by DeAnn Heline and Eileen Heisler for NBC Universal Television Studio. The hour-long series was based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Candace Bushnell, who also ...
Style: talky, sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: friends, rivalry, friendship, family life, ambition, urban, thirtysomething life, office, city life, workplace, best friends, workplace intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Cashmere Mafia (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Cashmere Mafia is an American television comedy-drama which ran on ABC from January 6, 2008 to February 20, 2008. The series was created by Kevin Wade, who also served as executive producer alongside Darren Star, Gail Katz, Jeff Rake and Michael ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, stylized, sexy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: architect, best friends, feminism, female friendship, career woman, urban, friendship, workplace situations, ambition, gender, workplace, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 8.6
 69K
Louie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Louis C.K. stars as a fictionalized version of himself; a comedian and newly divorced father raising his two daughters in New York City.
Style: talky, humorous, witty, dark humor, clever ...
Plot: single parent, sitcom, midlife crisis, urban, performer's life, city life, family relations, comedian, jazz, single father, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.7
 82K
2 Broke Girls (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Comedy about the unlikely friendship that develops between two very different young women who meet waitressing at a diner in trendy Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and form a bond over one day owning their own successful cupcake business. Only one thing ...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, not serious, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, best friends, financial problem, ambitious, workplace situations, female friendship, money raising, supportive friend, friendship, waitress, working class, cupcake ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Life After Fat (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Story: Life After Fat is a comedy-drama web series filmed in New York City, focusing on Maddie, a 24 year old thrift store employee who loses 90 lbs over the course of a year. For the first time in her life, she feels noticed, and attractive, which ends up ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sincere, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: twentysomething life, urban, self discovery, physical appearance, city life, girl, feminism, feminist, weight loss, self esteem, women, body image
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
How to Make It in America (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Trying to make a name for themselves in New York's competitive fashion scene, Ben Epstein and his friend and business partner Cam Calderon use their street knowledge and connections to bring their ambitions to fruition. With the help of ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, realistic
Plot: entrepreneur, american dream, buddies, follow your dream, urban, young adult, group of friends, twentysomething life, fashion, city life, ambition, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.8
 808
LOL (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The relationships of three men are examined through their use of technology.
Style: clever, semi serious, talky, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: human nature, friendship, urban, looking for love, twentysomething life, computers and web, city life, love and romance, introspection, couple relations, sexual relations, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 8.3
 527
The Outs (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: A web series centered around a broken couple, Jack and Mitchell. It depicts the events before, during, and after the break-up. An interesting turn of events follows in this romantic drama portrayed in a non-linear fashion.
Style: semi serious, clever, talky, realistic, witty ...
Plot: gay, city life, urban, gays and lesbians, friendship, dating, gay relationship, lgbt, looking for love, gender, love and romance, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.7
 734
Related (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Related is an American comedy-drama series that aired on The WB network during the 2005-2006 television season. It revolved around the lives of four close-knit sisters - of Italian descent, raised in Brooklyn - living in New York City. The show was ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, sexual
Plot: looking for love, siblings relations, sibling relationship, thirtysomething life, urban, love and romance, family relations, city life, eccentric family, everyday life, pregnancy, city ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Men of a Certain Age (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Men of a Certain Age is an American comedy-drama television series, which premiered on TNT on December 7, 2009. The hour-long program stars Ray Romano, Andre Braugher and Scott Bakula as three best friends in their late forties dealing with the ...
Style: sincere, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: midlife crisis, divorce, group of friends, friends, buddies, wife husband relationship, friendship, family life, unfulfillment, family relations, salesman, supportive friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.7
 885
Gravity (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Gravity is an American comedy-drama television series created by Jill Franklyn and Eric Schaeffer. It premiered on April 23, 2010 on Starz in the United States. On June 30, 2010, Starz reported that Gravity had been canceled.
Style: offbeat, semi serious, dark humor, tragicomedy, realistic ...
Plot: support group, suicide, social misfits, city life, mental disorders, urban, hopes, misfit, starting over, human nature, friendship, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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What I Like About You (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Valerie Tyler is a 28-year-old organization freak who loves her 16-year-old sister Holly. Even if Holly is rambunctious. Spontaneous. Impulsive. Disconcerting. And definitely disorganized. Then Holly moves in with Val, and the sisters discover they ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: sitcom, couple relations, urban, siblings relations, roommate, sibling relationship, adolescence vs adulthood, city life, love and romance, youth, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.9
 441
Starved (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Starved is an FX Network television situation comedy that aired for one season of seven episodes in 2005. The series was about four friends who each suffer from eating disorders, who met at a "shame-based" support group called Belt ...
Style: offbeat, semi serious, witty, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: eating disorder, support group, sitcom, obsession, friendship, mental disorders, cooking and food, thirtysomething life, hopes, friends, social misfits, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.6
 22K
Greek (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Casey Cartwright is poised to become the most powerful girl in the Greek system. Rusty, her little brother, is new on campus and he's the geek. But he sees Cyprus-Rhodes University as an opportunity to create a whole new identity.
Style: humorous, sentimental, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: student life, student, college, fraternity, sorority, college life, siblings relations, misfit, youth, social relations, ex couple relations, dating ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Best Friends Forever (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Best Friends Forever is an American television comedy series that ran on NBC from April 4, to June 1, 2012. The series aired during the 2011–2012 NBC primetime season as a mid-season replacement and was created by real-life best friends Lennon ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, best friends, friendship, female friendship, friends, twentysomething life, lifestyle, getting along
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Golden Girls (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Golden Girls is an American sitcom, created by Susan Harris, that originally aired on NBC from September 14, 1985, to May 9, 1992. Starring Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan and Estelle Getty, the show centers on four older women sharing a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: sitcom, elderly, female friendship, widow, friendship, best friends, golden years, aging, friends, looking for love, parents and children, singleness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: florida, miami, usa, sicily, atlanta georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 7.2
 45K
Will & Grace (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Will Truman and Grace Adler are best friends living in New York, and when Grace's engagement falls apart, she moves in with Will. Together, along with their friends, they go through the trials of dating, sex, relationships and their careers, ...
Style: semi serious, talky, humorous, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, gay, friendship, roommate, homosexual, best friends, gays and lesbians, urban, dating, lgbt, singleness, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.2
 14K
Looking (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Three friends in San Francisco who explore the fun and sometimes overwhelming options available to a new generation of gay men.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, sincere
Plot: gays and lesbians, friendship, gay, artist, gay slur, male friendship, lgbt, gay culture, love, looking for love, singleness, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, los angeles, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.2
 20K
Hung (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Desperate times call for desperate measures and Ray Drecker's situation couldn't be much tougher. The former high school sports legend turned middle-aged high school basketball coach is divorced and struggling to provide for his kids when ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sexual relations, strong sexual content, family life, lifestyle change, lifestyle, family problems, family relations, workplace, social relations, suburbs, financial problem, new job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Psychodrama (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: A collection of hilarious and sometimes heinous moments from the real lives of three girls living in New York trying to make it as actors, or anything, really - as told to their therapist. Yes, they all see the same therapist.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, talky
Audience: girls' night
Plot: twentysomething life, city life, actor's life, best friends, friendship, artists and showbiz, friends, therapy, jealousy, girl, communication
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.0
 713
Drifters (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 23 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, best friends, adolescence vs adulthood, female friendship, roommate, young adult, twentysomething life, friends, friendship, petty job, lifestyle, british humour
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
For Better or Worse (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Follow the the ups-and-downs of Angela Williams, the owner of a successful beauty salon, and her husband of 13 years, Marcus, a former professional football player who has recently partnered with Richard Ellington and Joseph Jetson on a new sports ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, talky
Plot: battle of the sexes, verbal byplay, couple relations, marriage, thirtysomething life, couples, love and romance, friends, lifestyle, african american protagonist
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A behind-the-scenes look at a fictional sketch-comedy TV show.
Style: clever, semi serious, talky, witty, realistic ...
Plot: tv show, writer's life, verbal byplay, friendship, showbiz, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, friends, couples, actor's life, workplace intrigue, disgraced ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%