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

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It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005)
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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, realistic, witty, situational comedy, bad taste humour, offbeat, not serious, dark humor, biting, gross out humor
Plot: bar, sitcom, slacker, buddies, family relations, family problems, nothing goes right, misfit, workplace, irish, dysfunctional family, alcohol, drunkenness, friends who hate each other, conversation, stupidity, drugs/alcohol, sibling relationship, parent child relationship, disorder, friends, social misfits, friendship, cons and scams, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa

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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, family relations, disorder, workplace, workplace situations and buddies mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: My Name Is Earl (2005), Peep Show (2003), Undateable (2014), Players (2010), The Odd Couple (2015). 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: humorous, realistic, not serious, witty
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sitcom, karma, going straight, buddies, redemption, goofy hero, ex couple relations, small town, good deed, partners, slacker, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
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100%
 8.6
 43K
Peep Show (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Peep Show is an award-winning British sitcom starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb. The television programme is written by Jesse Armstrong and Sam Bain, with additional material by Mitchell and Webb amongst others. It has been broadcast on Channel ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty
Plot: sitcom, roommate, odd couple, slacker, singleness, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, partners, misfit, dull life, buddies, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, feel good, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sitcom, bar, friends, dating, odd couple, roommate, supportive friend, looking for love, wooing, love and romance, shyness, seduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.6
 69
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, siblings relations, workplace situations, sibling relationship, workplace, family relations, friends, beer, alcohol, brother brother relationship, drunkenness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, odd couple, friendship, dating, friends, disorder, radio show, misfit, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, macho man, job, roommate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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56%
 5.5
 6K
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, life turned upside down, friends, thirtysomething life, family relations, video game, grownups, disorder, politically correct, lifestyle, living with parents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: not serious, clever, realistic, humorous, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, bar, friendship, family life, working class, workplace situations, society, workplace, family relations, friends, misfit partners, eccentric family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, dating, flirting, youth, friends, lifestyle, family problems, bar, dysfunctional family
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: bar, sitcom, twentysomething life, lifestyle, roommate, friends, best friends, singleness, alcohol abuse, workplace, troublemaker, woman
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, not serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, sitcom, parents and children, family life, family problems, struggle, working class, misfit, promiscuous daughter, adult humor, husband wife conflict, stupidity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 8.5
 47K
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, not serious, talky, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, workplace situations, drugs/alcohol, workplace, store, friends, best friends, odd couple, friendship, misfit, unfulfillment, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.5
 167K
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, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: student life, sitcom, college life, social relations, friends, hardcase students, odd, lifestyle change, college, friendship, uptight character, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, campus, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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 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: semi serious, talky, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, bar, working class, friends, pub, buddies, workplace situations, society, workplace, gossip and rumors, slacker, everyday life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, living with parents, parents and children, family relations, divorced parents, divorce, family, nothing goes right, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, family problems, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.6
 24K
The Ranch (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Being a pro athlete didn't pan out for Colt. Now he's helping his dad and brother keep the ranch afloat, and figuring out how he fits into the family.
Style: situational comedy, humorous, light, entertaining
Plot: ranch, sitcom, parent child relationship, bar, brother brother relationship, female bartender, friendship, family, family relations, love affair, sarcasm, male protagonist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.3
 873
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, buddies, hidden identity, gender bending, physical appearance, workplace situations, gender, friends, dishonesty, workplace, family relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, odd couple, legal, buddy cop, lawyer, partners, buddies, family relations, friends
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
That '80s Show (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: That '80s Show is an American sitcom that aired from January through May 2002. Despite having a similar name, show structure, and many of the same writers and production staff, it is not considered a direct spin-off of the more successful That ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, materialism, americana, buddies, young adult, retro, twentysomething life, workplace situations, workplace, friends, musician's life, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 2K
Kath & Kim (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Australia
Story: Kath & Kim is an American version of the Australian television comedy series of the same name starring Selma Blair and Molly Shannon. The series premiered on NBC on October 9, 2008. The Australian version was created by its original stars, Jane ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, sincere ...
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, dysfunctional family, parent child relationship, couples, family problems, family relations, couple relations, suburban life, society, jealous spouse, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Arrested Development (2003)
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: witty, offbeat, clever, not serious, humorous ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, workplace, disorder, siblings relations, arrest, parents and children, sexual humor, prison, lawyer, nothing goes right, teenage life, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, feel good
Plot: sitcom, family, overbearing parent, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, dysfunctional family, middle class, suburbs, eccentric family, suburban life, nothing goes right, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 235
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching
Plot: sitcom, barbershop, drugs/alcohol, family business, workplace situations, hairdresser, workplace, friends, urban, social relations, buddies, immigrants ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.0
 6K
Trophy Wife (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The third time's the charm, they say, and reformed party girl Kate is hoping that's true when she becomes the third wife of a slightly older man, Pete. They fell into each others' arms (literally) at a karaoke bar, and flash forward a ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, captivating, satirical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, mischievous children, fish out of water, youth, blonde, family, family relations, couple relations, overbearing parent, disorder, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, family life, working class, family relations, parents and children, workplace situations, workplace, african american, stand up comedian, car, auto repair
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: The off-kilter, unscripted comic vision of Larry David, who plays himself in a parallel universe in which he can't seem to do anything right, and, by his standards, neither can anyone else.
Style: humorous, talky, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, mishap, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, suburbs, couple relations, showbiz, artists and showbiz, friends, misfit, couples, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is an American television sitcom that originally aired on NBC from September 10, 1990, to May 20, 1996. The show stars Will Smith as a fictionalized version of himself, a street-smart teenager from West Philadelphia who ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, realistic, situational comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, teenage life, black family, fish out of water, verbal byplay, siblings relations, social differences, butler, culture clash, family relations, misfit, estate ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, best friends, friends, workplace romance, siblings relations, workplace situations, misfit, workplace, family relations, promotion, social awkwardness, lifestyle
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, buddies, singleness, apartment, landlord, roommate, landlord tenant relationship, partners, couples, friends, nothing goes right, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: humorous, realistic, offbeat, witty
Plot: sitcom, janitor, buddies, workplace situations, office, working class, sibling relationship, siblings relations, fashion, partners, disorder, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.1
 11K
The Crazy Ones (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Crazy Ones is an American situation comedy series created by David E. Kelley that stars Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar. The single-camera project premiered on CBS on September 26, 2013, as part of the 2013–14 American television ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, advertising, parents and children, office, workplace situations, advertising agency, workplace, family problems, family relations, campaign, media, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%