Movies and TV shows like Modern Family

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Modern Family (2009)
 8.5
 295K
Modern Family
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan is a wonderfully large and blended family. They give us an honest and often hilarious look into the sometimes warm, sometimes twisted, embrace of the modern family.
Style: humorous, cynical, not serious, realistic
Plot: family life, couple relations, parents and children, generation gap, responsibility, everyday life, step parent, gay relationship, older man younger woman relationship, brother sister relationship, grandfather, sister sister relationship, adoption, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship, gay adoption, interracial adoption, dog, sitcom, gays and lesbians, suburbs, blended family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, southern california, california
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Arrested Development
Comedy
USA
22 min.
 8.9
How I Met Your Mother
Comedy, Romance
USA
22 min.
 8.3
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and feel good films and TV series with plots about couples, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship and father daughter relationship mostly in Comedy, Romance and Family genres. Some movies like Modern Family: The Middle (2009), Cougar Town (2009), Mike & Molly (2010), Married with Children (1986), According to Jim (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.5
 40K
The Middle
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The daily mishaps of a married woman and her semi-dysfunctional family and their attempts to survive life in general in the city of Orson, Indiana.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: parents and children, family relations, parenthood, adolescence, family life, siblings relations, family, family values, everyday life, childhood, talking to self, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
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    User:   75%
 
 7.0
 38K
Cougar Town
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Jules Cobb is a mom in her forties facing the often humorous challenges, pitfalls and rewards of life's next chapter. Along for the journey is her son, her ex-husband, her husband/neighbor and her friends who together make up her dysfunctional, ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: neighbor, parents and children, friends, sitcom, looking for love, wine, parenthood, hot and sexy, divorce, neighbor neighbor relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida
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System:   74%
    User:   100%
 
 6.4
 20K
Mike & Molly
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A comedy about a working class Chicago couple who find love at an Overeaters Anonymous meeting.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: sitcom, couple relations, physical appearance, love and romance, living with parents, goodhearted, self esteem, police officer, best friend, mother daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, female teacher ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
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System:   51%
    User:   100%
 
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Married with Children
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Married... with Children is an American sitcom that aired for 11 seasons. It featured a dysfunctional family living in a fictional Chicago, Illinois, suburb. The show, notable for being the first prime-time television series to air on Fox, ran from ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, sitcom, family life, family problems, struggle, parents and children, promiscuous daughter, working class, husband wife conflict, misfit, adult humor, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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System:   49%
    User:   52%
 
According to Jim
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: According to Jim is an American sitcom television series starring Jim Belushi in the title role as a suburban father of three children. It originally ran on ABC from October 1, 2001 to June 2, 2009.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, situational comedy
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, couple relations, parents and children, family life, suburbs, couples, family relations, buddies, siblings relations, suburban life, friends, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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System:   48%
    User:   100%
 
How I Met Your Mother
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: How I Met Your Mother is an American sitcom that originally aired on CBS from September 19, 2005, to March 31, 2014. The series follows the main character, Ted Mosby, and his group of friends in Manhattan. As a framing device, Ted, in the year 2030, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, not serious, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sitcom, friendship, romance, bar, urban, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couple relations, looking for love, lovers, career, marriage, womanizer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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    User:   62%
 
It's All Relative
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: It's All Relative is an ABC sitcom about a man who dates the adoptive daughter of a gay couple, which forces their very different families to learn to coexist.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, touching
Plot: nothing goes right, romance, parents and children, culture clash, eccentric family, society, family relations, disorder, gays and lesbians, couple relations, working class, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, harvard university
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System:   43%
    User:   44%
 
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The War at Home
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The War at Home is an American sitcom created by Rob Lotterstein that ran from September 11, 2005 to April 22, 2007 on Fox. It follows the antics of a largely dysfunctional Long Island family. The show lasted for two full seasons but was not renewed ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, parents and children, family life, teenage life, family relations, coming of age, couple relations, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, long island, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   40%
 
 6.8
 10K
The New Normal
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The New Normal was an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 10, 2012, to April 2, 2013. The series was created and principally written by Ryan Murphy and Ali Adler. The storyline follows a wealthy homosexual couple, Bryan and David, who ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, gays and lesbians, couple relations, gender, couples, family relations, pregnancy, eccentric family, gay parent, surrogate mother, lgbt, gay relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: beverly hills, california, los angeles, usa
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System:   41%
    User:   46%
 
 6.9
 33K
The Nanny
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Fran, fresh out of her job as a bridal consultant in her boyfriend’s shop, first appears on the doorstep of Broadway producer Maxwell Sheffield peddling cosmetics, and quickly stumbled upon the opportunity to become The Nanny for his three ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty
Audience: date night
Plot: sitcom, nanny, couple relations, fish out of water, children, female protagonist, love and romance, family relations, fall in love, society, workplace, eligible bachelor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   41%
    User:   48%
 
 8.1
 134K
That '70s Show
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Crank up the 8-track and flash back to a time when platform shoes and puka shells were all the rage in this hilarious retro-sitcom. For Eric, Kelso, Jackie, Hyde, Donna and Fez, a group of high school teens who spend most of their time hanging out ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: sitcom, verbal byplay, drugs/alcohol, buddies, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, suburbs, eccentric family, suburban life, teenage life, americana ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   43%
 
Arrested Development
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The story of a wealthy family that lost everything, and the one son who had no choice but to keep them all together.
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, siblings relations, suburbs, eccentric family, family business, workplace, family problems, family relations, disorder, prison, sexual humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   75%
 
Still Standing
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: After 18 years of marriage, high school sweethearts Bill and Judy Miller still make each other laugh and try to keep their marriage intact, even when their family pulls them in different directions. Since Bill has a far more immature approach to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, single parent, parents and children, high school, romance, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, suburbs, adolescence vs adulthood, family life, thirtysomething life, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   41%
 
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Meet the Fockers
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Hard-to-crack ex-CIA man, Jack Byrnes and his wife, Dina head for the warmer climes of Florida to meet son-in-law-to-be, Greg Focker's parents. Unlike their happily matched offspring, the future in-laws find themselves in a situation of ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, comic, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens
Plot: family, farce, family relations, parents and children, father in law son in law relationship, parenthood, family life, family bonds, parent child relationship, meet the parents, stereotypes, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   41%
 
 7.0
 16K
Melissa & Joey
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Melissa & Joey is an ABC Family original television series starring Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence that premiered on ABC Family on August 17, 2010. The series follows local politician Mel Burke and Joe Longo, whom Mel hires to look after ...
Style: feel good, not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: nanny, sitcom, family, family relations, suburbs, parents and children, custody, family life, fish out of water, youth, couples, child care ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   36%
 
Surviving Christmas
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Drew Latham is an executive leading an empty, shallow life with only wealth on his side. Facing another lonely Christmas ahead, he revisit his old childhood home in the hope of reliving some old holiday memories – but he finds that the house in ...
Style: humorous, feel good, absurd, idiotic, semi serious ...
Plot: holiday, christmas, couple relations, happy ending, nothing goes right, loneliness, suburbs, looking for love, eccentric family, parents and children, dysfunctional family, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
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System:   38%
    User:   43%
 
 6.4
 194K
Just Go with It
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A plastic surgeon, romancing a much younger schoolteacher, enlists his loyal assistant to pretend to be his soon to be ex-wife, in order to cover up a careless lie. When more lies backfire, the assistant's kids become involved, and everyone ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, family outing
Plot: impersonating, romance, marriage, love story, kids and family, pretense, lifestyle change, dishonesty, resort, hidden identity, couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa
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System:   37%
    User:   38%
 
Happily Divorced
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Happily Divorced is an American sitcom created by Fran Drescher and Peter Marc Jacobson. Inspired by their experiences, the series, which became TV Land's third original scripted series following Hot in Cleveland and Retired at 35, ran from ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, talky
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, gays and lesbians, singleness, gender, couples, couple relations, dating, love and romance, lgbt, platonic, loud, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   38%
 
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 5.9
 37K
Guess Who
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The fiancé of an African-American woman who's met with skepticism and suspicion from her father when she takes him home for the all-important introduction. As the wedding approaches, Dad must come to terms with his future son-in-law.
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: culture clash, family, love and romance, interracial relations, marital argument, father daughter relationship, parents and children, wedding, family relations, single father, meet the parents, racism ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, new york
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System:   36%
    User:   35%
 
 5.5
 96K
Little Fockers
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It has taken 10 years, two little Fockers with wife Pam and countless hurdles for Greg to finally get in with his tightly wound father-in-law, Jack. After the cash-strapped dad takes a job moonlighting for a drug company, Jack's suspicions ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, absurd ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: farce, dysfunctional family, comedy of errors, parents and children, marriage, divorce, suburbs, eccentric family, infidelity, nothing goes right, family relations, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   30%
 
 6.3
 26K
Dharma & Greg
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Dharma & Greg is an American television sitcom that aired from September 24, 1997, to April 30, 2002. It stars Jenna Elfman and Thomas Gibson as Dharma and Greg Montgomery, a couple who got married on their first date despite being complete ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, witty
Plot: sitcom, opposites attract, couple relations, romance, family life, love and romance, couples, family relations, marriage, unlikely couple, culture clash, eccentric family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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System:   36%
    User:   34%
 
 8.9
 613K
Friends
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The misadventures of a group of friends as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life and love in Manhattan.
Style: talky, humorous, witty, feel good, funny ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: sitcom, friendship, best friends, couple relations, group of friends, twentysomething life, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, everyday life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, buddies, city life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   35%
    User:   67%
 
 6.5
 10K
Step by Step
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Step by Step is an American television sitcom that starred Patrick Duffy and Suzanne Somers as two single parents, who spontaneously get married after meeting one another during a vacation, resulting in them becoming the heads of a large blended ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, couple relations, family, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, suburbs, youth, suburban life, coming of age, society, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   34%
 
 6.0
 38K
Joey
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Joey is an American sitcom, a spin-off from Friends, which stars Matt LeBlanc reprising his role as Joey Tribbiani. It premiered on the NBC television network, on September 9, 2004, in the former time slot of its parent series, Thursday nights at ...
Style: humorous, situational comedy, realistic, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sitcom, womanizer, aspiring actor, actor's life, singleness, friendship, family relations, lifestyle, fish out of water, brother sister relationship, hollywood, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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System:   35%
    User:   30%
 
 7.0
 324K
Knocked Up
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: For fun loving party animal Ben Stone, the last thing he ever expected was for his one night stand to show up on his doorstep eight weeks later to tell him she's pregnant.
Style: humorous, funny, romantic, gross out humor, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: pregnancy, parenthood, opposites attract, couple relations, love and romance, responsibility, lifestyle change, character change, unplanned pregnancy, unwed pregnancy, casual sex, one-night stand ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, las vegas
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System:   35%
    User:   33%
 
Meet the Parents
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Greg Focker is ready to marry his girlfriend, Pam, but before he pops the question, he must win over her formidable father, humorless former CIA agent Jack Byrnes, at the wedding of Pam's sister. As Greg bends over backward to make a good ...
Style: humorous, comic, funny, witty, not serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: meet the parents, comedy of errors, farce, cia agent, stupidity, nothing goes right, son in law, wedding, parenthood, sarcasm, family gatherings, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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System:   34%
    User:   28%
 
 6.3
 43K
The Rebound
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sandy, upon discovering her husband's infidelity while watching her son's birthday video, leaves the suburbs and moves into the city. She gets an apartment that's above a coffee house where she befriends one of the workers, Aram, a ...
Style: feel good, romantic, entertaining, humorous, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: romance, older woman younger man relationship, nanny, single parent, couple relations, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, love story, parents and children, family relations, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, istanbul turkey
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System:   34%
    User:   36%
 
Four Christmases
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Brad and Kate have made something of an art form out of avoiding their families during the holidays, but this year their foolproof plan is about go bust -- big time. Stuck at the city airport after all departing flights are canceled, the couple is ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, family relations, dysfunctional family, holiday, couple relations, family bonds, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, family gatherings, marriage, parents and children, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
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System:   34%
    User:   35%
 

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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
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Story: When the Weavers move to a gated community in New Jersey, they discover that the entire neighborhood is comprised of aliens from the planet Zabvron. But as the Weavers and the aliens face the struggles of everyday life together, they discover that ...
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