Movies and TV shows like It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

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It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005)
 8.7
 168K
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Four egocentric friends who run a neighborhood Irish pub in Philadelphia try to find their way through the adult world of work and relationships. Unfortunately, their warped views and precarious judgments often lead them to trouble, creating a myriad of uncomfortable situations that usually only get worse before they get better.
Style: humorous, witty, situational comedy, bad taste humour, realistic, offbeat, dark humor, not serious, biting, gross out humor
Plot: bar, slacker, sitcom, buddies, nothing goes right, misfit, alcohol, stupidity, friends who hate each other, family relations, drunkenness, family problems, dysfunctional family, irish, workplace, friendship, friends, dimwit, drugs/alcohol, antisocial behavior, conversation, alcoholic, bartender, working class, sibling relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania

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Most similar movies to It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and witty films and TV series with plots about sitcom, friends, disorder, buddies, family relations, workplace and friendship mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: My Name Is Earl (2005), Players (2010), Black Books (2000), The Office (2005), Undateable (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
My Name Is Earl (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: When petty criminal Earl Hickey wins the lottery, he sets off on a quest to repair his questionable karma.
Style: realistic, humorous, witty, not serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sitcom, karma, going straight, redemption, buddies, goofy hero, ex couple relations, good deed, small town, slacker, confession, small time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
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100%
 6.5
 71
Players (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Players is an American comedy series which premiered on the Spike network on March 2, 2010. The series is a partially scripted/mostly improvised comedy about two brothers who run a sports bar together. After airing 3 episodes, Players was removed ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, alternative comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar, sitcom, family relations, friends, workplace, workplace situations, siblings relations, sibling relationship, joke, drunkenness, brother brother relationship, beer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
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87%
 8.5
 49K
Black Books (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Black Books centres around the foul tempered and wildly eccentric bookshop owner Bernard Black. Bernard’s devotion to the twin pleasures of drunkenness and wilful antagonism deepens and enriches both his life and that of Manny, his assistant. ...
Style: surreal, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, uptight character, workplace problem, salesman, friendship, workplace situations, odd couple, store, workplace, best friends, friends, irish ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.8
 286K
The Office (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The everyday lives of office employees in the Scranton, Pennsylvania branch of the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Company.
Style: not serious, realistic, talky, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: office, sitcom, job, obnoxious boss, salesman, workplace situations, love and romance, promotion, career, team, social awkwardness, goofy hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.3
 8K
Undateable (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Whether it's due to a lack of style, the wrong job, or even just a bad haircut, everyone goes through a time in their lives when they're undateable. Most of us eventually grow out of it, but some people need a little more help than others. ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, funny, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: bar, sitcom, friends, dating, roommate, supportive friend, odd couple, seduction, looking for love, shyness, love and romance, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Odd Couple (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Oscar's life seems almost perfect...sure he's divorced and his apartment is a mess, but he's the host of a well-known sports show, and is enjoying his bachelor lifestyle in New York City. That is until his college friend, Felix, shows ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, odd couple, friendship, friends, dating, disorder, roommate, misfit, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, radio show, job, macho man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Archie Bunker's Place (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Archie Bunker's Place is an American sitcom originally broadcast on the CBS network, conceived in 1979 as a spin-off and continuation of All in the Family. While not as popular as its predecessor, the show maintained a large enough audience to ...
Style: realistic, witty, not serious, humorous, clever
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, bar, disorder, partners, eccentric family, family life, workplace, working class, workplace situations, family relations, friends, friendship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 8.5
 172K
Community (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Follow the lives of a group of students at what is possibly the world’s worst community college in the fictional locale of Greendale, Colorado.
Style: witty, talky, humorous, stylized, situational comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: student life, sitcom, friends, college life, hardcase students, lifestyle change, odd, social relations, college, friendship, uptight character, mishap ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: colorado, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
 7K
Dads (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Dads is an American sitcom which premiered on September 17, 2013 and airs Tuesdays at 8:00/7:00c on Fox. The series was created by Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild, and follows Warner and Eli, two successful video game developers whose lives are ...
Style: humorous, realistic, situational comedy, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, friends, family relations, thirtysomething life, life turned upside down, grownups, living with parents, politically correct, lifestyle, disorder, video game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 8.4
 1K
Early Doors (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A sitcom set in a small pub in Manchester, “The Grapes”, where daily life is bound up in the issues of love, loneliness, and blocked urinals. Regular drinkers Joe and Duffy pass the time with landlord Ken and his police officer cronies.
Style: realistic, talky, humorous, semi serious
Plot: sitcom, bar, friends, gossip and rumors, owner, buddies, old friend, workplace, society, workplace situations, everyday life, slacker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Sarah Silverman Program. (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Sarah Silverman Program is an American television series, which ran from February 1, 2007 to April 15, 2010 on Comedy Central starring comedian and actress Sarah Silverman, who created the series with Dan Harmon and Rob Schrab. The Sarah ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, offbeat, cynical ...
Plot: sitcom, disorder, antisocial behavior, friends, family relations, self involved, misfit, irresponsible, siblings relations, goofy hero, music, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.8
 5K
The Exes (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A sitcom about three divorced men sharing an apartment across the hall from their female divorce attorney, who is also their landlord.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: sitcom, looking for sex, looking for love, buddies, couples, landlord tenant relationship, hopes, starting over, singleness, disorder, roommate, blacks and whites ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.0
 1K
Partners (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Allen Braddock and Marcus Jackson are two attorneys with very different views on the law. After getting fired from his father's prestigious firm for employing questionable tactics, Allen is forced to team up with Marcus, a self-made man always ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: sitcom, buddies, partners, legal, family relations, friends, odd couple, buddy cop, lawyer
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Are You There, Chelsea? (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Are You There, Chelsea? is an American sitcom created by Dottie Zicklin and Julie Ann Larson. It is based on Chelsea Handler's 2008 best-selling book Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea and aired from January 11 to March 28, 2012, on ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, bar, singleness, twentysomething life, troublemaker, best friends, workplace, friends, lifestyle, alcohol abuse, roommate, woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Married with Children (1986)
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, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, sitcom, struggle, family life, family problems, parents and children, working class, misfit, promiscuous daughter, stupidity, marriage, dog ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The King of Queens (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Three's definitely a crowd for parcel post deliveryman Doug Heffernan (Kevin James), whose newly widowed father-in-law, Arthur (Jerry Stiller), has moved in with him and his wife, Carrie (Leah Remini). Doug's no longer the king of his ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: working class, sitcom, living with parents, friendship, marital problem, family problems, workplace, family relations, friends, love and romance, family life, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
British Men Behaving Badly (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, not serious, talky, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, friendship, lifestyle, singleness, loser, slacker, couple relations, irresponsible, social awkwardness, friends, self involved, roommate ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Working Stiffs (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Working Stiffs is a short-lived 1979 American television series which starred James Belushi and Michael Keaton as brothers Ernie and Mike O'Rourke. The pair were janitors who aspired to work their way up in the field of business. The brothers ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: sitcom, janitor, workplace situations, siblings relations, friends, fashion, partners, disorder, buddies, office, workplace, sibling relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
 3.3
 876
Work It (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Work It is an American television sitcom that ran on ABC from January 3 to January 10, 2012 as a mid-season replacement for the canceled Man Up!. The series is set in St. Louis, and is about two men who must dress as women in order to keep a job in ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, gender bending, workplace situations, friends, family relations, physical appearance, gender, workplace, hidden identity, disorder, buddies, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Grounded for Life (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Right out of high school, Sean Finnerty got his girlfriend Claudia pregnant. Now she’s his wife, and at just 32, he’s somehow found himself with 14-year-old daughter Lily, two little boys, and a constant struggle between his need to be ...
Style: realistic, feel good, witty, humorous, not serious
Plot: sitcom, family, overbearing parent, christianity, irish, youth, everyday life, working class, couples, disorder, suburbs, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.1
 243
Barbershop (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Calvin Palmer is the owner of a barbershop on the Southside of Chicago. Reluctantly inheriting the neighborhood establishment and popular hangout from his father, he juggles his responsibilities to his clients, his family, and his community as a ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, barbershop, state affairs, immigrants, workplace situations, drugs/alcohol, misfit, society, urban, family business, beauty salon, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.9
 2K
9JKL (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A time in Mark Feuerstein's adult life when he lived in apartment 9K in the building he grew up in, sandwiched between his parents' apartment, 9J; and his brother, sister-in-law and their baby's apartment, 9L and his attempts to set ...
Style: situational comedy, humorous, light, entertaining, captivating
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: sitcom, family, family relations, friends, youth, dating, flirting, bar, lifestyle, family problems, dysfunctional family
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.6
 3K
Man Up (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Three modern men try to get in touch with their inner tough guys and redefine what it means to be a 'real man.'
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, man child, sitcom, thirtysomething life, friends, irresponsible, couple relations, buddies, couples, slacker, lifestyle, playing a video game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Super Fun Night (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Junior attorney Kimmie Boubier and her two best friends, Helen-Alice and Marika, have had a standing date every Friday night for the last 13 years. They even have a motto for what they call "Friday Night Fun Night": "Always together! ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, workplace, best friends, lifestyle, social awkwardness, misfit, family relations, friends, siblings relations, workplace situations, promotion, workplace romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.0
 5K
The Millers (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A divorced reporter, looking forward to the single life, finds his parents' marital problems derail his plans.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: sitcom, living with parents, disorder, eccentric family, dysfunctional family, family relations, family problems, nagging and grouching, parents and children, overbearing, nothing goes right, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Odd Couple (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Odd Couple is a television situation comedy broadcast from September 24, 1970 to March 7, 1975 on ABC. It stars Tony Randall as Felix Unger and Jack Klugman as Oscar Madison, and was the first of several developed by Garry Marshall for Paramount ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, feel good
Plot: odd couple, sitcom, friends who hate each other, obsession, friendship, city life, love and romance, unlikely partners, freak, slacker, screwball, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.9
 1K
Clipped (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Clipped centers on a group of barbershop coworkers who all went to high school together but ran in very different crowds. Now they find themselves working together at Buzzy's, a barbershop in Charlestown, Massachusetts.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, friendship, boss and employee, workplace situations, unfulfillment, reunion, best friends, workplace, buddies, power relations, friends, hairdresser ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Malcolm & Eddie (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Malcolm & Eddie is an American television sitcom that premiered August 26, 1996 on the UPN Network, and ran for four seasons, airing its final episode on May 22, 2000. This series starred Malcolm-Jamal Warner and Eddie Griffin in the lead roles. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, friendship, bar, partners, buddies, twentysomething life, disorder, friends, odd couple, male friendship, stand up comedian, african american ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: kansas, usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Tracy Morgan Show (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Tracy Morgan Show is an American sitcom that aired from December 2, 2003 to March 20, 2004 on NBC. The series stars Tracy Morgan and Tamala Jones. The show was canceled in its first season after 18 episodes.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, workplace, family relations, family life, workplace situations, parents and children, working class, african american, stand up comedian, car, auto repair
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.5
 11K
Hello Ladies (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 29 min.
Story: Stuart Pritchard is an awkward, overly-confident Englishman trying to date in Los Angeles – where he repeatedly attempts to infiltrate the world of beautiful people.
Style: witty, not serious, humorous, cynical, talky ...
Plot: dating, buddies, antisocial behavior, wooing, looking for love, disorder, couples, actress, loser, sitcom, supportive friend, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%