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, 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, family relations, drunkenness, family problems, dysfunctional family, irish, workplace, friendship, friends, drugs/alcohol, dimwit, antisocial behavior, conversation, alcoholic, bartender, working class, friends who hate each other, 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 lifestyle mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Black Books (2000), Arrested Development (2003), Undateable (2014), My Name Is Earl (2005), Community (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, friendship, best friends, odd couple, store, workplace situations, uptight character, workplace problem, salesman, workplace, nihilism, owner ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe
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67%
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, surreal, not serious, humorous, clever ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, siblings relations, bankruptcy, parents and children, responsibility, parenthood, workplace problem, uptight character, lifestyle change, nothing goes right, family relations, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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, shyness, seduction, odd couple, looking for love, sexual attraction, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: karma, sitcom, going straight, buddies, redemption, goofy hero, ex couple relations, good deed, slacker, small town, small time, confession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.5
 177K
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, social relations, odd, lifestyle change, friendship, college, uptight character, geek ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: colorado, usa, campus
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34%
 6.5
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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: not serious, realistic, humorous, alternative comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar, sitcom, workplace situations, siblings relations, workplace, friends, family relations, sibling relationship, drunkenness, joke, brother brother relationship, beer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.6
 47K
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, realistic, humorous, witty, offbeat
Plot: sitcom, roommate, slacker, odd couple, paranoia, self involved, friends, immature, odd, unhappy, thirtysomething life, failed attempt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.8
 311K
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, talky, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: office, sitcom, job, obnoxious boss, workplace situations, salesman, promotion, love and romance, team, career, social awkwardness, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa
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100%
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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, friends, dating, disorder, roommate, misfit, radio show, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, macho man, job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: witty, humorous, realistic, not serious, clever
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, bar, society, friends, family relations, working class, workplace, misfit partners, eccentric family, friendship, partners, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 8.1
 43K
Workaholics (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Workaholics is an American sitcom that premiered on Comedy Central on April 5, 2011. The series is in its third season, and is predominantly written by its stars Blake Anderson, Adam DeVine, Anders Holm, and co-creator Kyle Newacheck who play, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, situational comedy, light, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, roommate, office, buddies, twentysomething life, workplace situations, coworker, disorder, call center, slacker, lifestyle, everyday life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 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: living with parents, sitcom, eccentric family, family relations, nothing goes right, disorder, family problems, dysfunctional family, parents and children, divorce, nagging and grouching, divorced parents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 8.4
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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: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, bar, pub, everyday life, workplace, workplace situations, owner, friends, gossip and rumors, working class, old friend, slacker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: northern england, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: sitcom, friends, parents and children, grownups, family relations, thirtysomething life, life turned upside down, living with parents, politically correct, lifestyle, disorder, video game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: offbeat, biting, humorous, cynical, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, disorder, family relations, friends, irresponsible, self involved, music, siblings relations, goofy hero, gays and lesbians, antisocial behavior, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.7
 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, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: bar, sitcom, twentysomething life, singleness, best friends, friends, alcohol abuse, lifestyle, troublemaker, workplace, roommate, woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 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, friends, family relations, buddies, partners, odd couple, legal, lawyer, buddy cop
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: feel good, witty, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: sitcom, family, overbearing parent, family values, parents and children, eccentric family, everyday life, youth, nothing goes right, siblings relations, teenage life, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: working class, sitcom, living with parents, friendship, marital problem, workplace, family problems, family relations, friends, love and romance, family life, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Married with Children (1987)
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, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, sitcom, struggle, family life, family problems, parents and children, working class, misfit, promiscuous daughter, dog, marriage, neighbor ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: witty, humorous, funny, light, realistic ...
Plot: mishap, sitcom, comedy of errors, lifestyle, social awkwardness, comedian, nothing goes right, antisocial behavior, social misfits, buddies, actor, actress ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: talky, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, friendship, lifestyle, self involved, friends, irresponsible, couple relations, singleness, social awkwardness, slacker, loser, roommate ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 1K
Mongrels (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Mongrels, formerly known under the working titles of We Are Mongrels and The Un-Natural World, is a British puppet-based situation comedy series first broadcast on BBC Three between 22 June and 10 August 2010, with a making-of documentary entitled ...
Style: humorous, witty, stylized, not serious, dark humor ...
Plot: sitcom, puppet, buddies, friends, animal life, cat, disorder, birds, dog, bar, swearing, naivete ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: offbeat, realistic, witty, humorous
Plot: sitcom, janitor, workplace, friends, siblings relations, workplace situations, buddies, disorder, partners, office, fashion, sibling relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois
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47%
 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, light, humorous, captivating, entertaining
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: sitcom, family, family relations, friends, youth, flirting, dating, bar, family problems, lifestyle, dysfunctional family
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.2
 884
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: realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: sitcom, gender bending, workplace, workplace situations, hidden identity, physical appearance, gender, family relations, friends, disorder, dishonesty, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.0
 241
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: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good, realistic
Plot: sitcom, barbershop, couples, politics, urban, society, misfit, friendship, workplace, beauty salon, family business, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 8.2
 2K
Ideal (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Ideal is a British dark comedy sit-com, originally broadcast on digital channel BBC Three, created by Graham Duff and produced by BBC Comedy North and Baby Cow Productions. It stars Johnny Vegas as small-time cannabis dealer Moz. It is set in ...
Style: not serious, humorous, surreal, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: drug dealing, stoners, sitcom, petty criminal, crime, slacker, buddies, dishonor among criminals, flat, drug dealer, crimes, british humour ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, manchester, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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: humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, man child, sitcom, slacker, buddies, couples, irresponsible, friends, thirtysomething life, couple relations, lifestyle, male friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%