Movies and TV shows like Parks and Recreation

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Parks and Recreation (2009)
 8.6
 171K
Parks and Recreation (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Hilarious ensemble comedy that follows Leslie Knope, a mid-level bureaucrat in the Parks and Recreation Department of Pawnee, Indiana, and her tireless efforts to make her quintessentially American town just a little bit more fun.
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, realistic, clever
Plot: sitcom, office, female protagonist, politics, political satire, employer employee relationship, office romance, election, small town life, workplace situations, workaholic, boss and employee, ambition, loser, nurse, ex spouse, supportive coworker, joke, park, politician, small town, workplace, absurd humor, workplace humor, career ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, usa

Most similar movies to Parks and Recreation

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, workplace situations, workplace, power relations, boss and employee, office and workplace humor mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Parks and Recreation: The Office (2005), The Office (2001), Community (2009), Veep (2012), The IT Crowd (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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
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100%
 8.5
 85K
The Office (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Office is a British sitcom television series that was first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC Two on 9 July 2001. Created, written, and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, the programme is about the day-to-day lives of office ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: office, job, sitcom, boss, employer employee relationship, workplace, power relations, workplace problem, everyday life, coworker, goofy hero, frustration ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
100%
 8.2
 35K
Veep (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: A look into American politics, revolving around former Senator Selina Meyer who finds being Vice President of the United States is nothing like she expected and everything everyone ever warned her about.
Style: clever, not serious, witty, cynical, political comedy ...
Plot: politics, vice president, sitcom, state affairs, political satire, mishap, administration, workplace situations, assistant, reporter, media coverage, verbal byplay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.5
 116K
The IT Crowd (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: UK Comedy series about two I.T. nerds and their clueless female manager, who work in the basement of a very successful company. When they are called on for help, they are never treated with any respect at all.
Style: witty, clever, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: geek, office, sitcom, boss and employee, misfit, nerd, computer, workplace situations, hi-tech, computer genius, computers and web, powerful corporation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 103K
30 Rock (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: 30 Rock is an American television comedy series that ran on NBC from October 11, 2006, to January 31, 2013, and was created by Tina Fey. The series, which is loosely based on Fey's experiences as head writer for Saturday Night Live, takes place ...
Style: not serious, witty, humorous, topical humor, cynical ...
Plot: sitcom, friendship, parody, writing, actor, tv show, showbiz, employer employee relationship, female protagonist, nothing goes right, workplace situations, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.1
 42K
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, coworker, workplace situations, disorder, call center, lifestyle, everyday life, slacker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Thick of It (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Story: Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants.
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, cynical, talky ...
Plot: sitcom, politics, state affairs, media coverage, staff, stupidity, coworker, workplace situations, workplace, politician, boss, media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 7.4
 5K
Ground Floor (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Brody, a young hot-shot banker at Whitestone Trust, thought he was just having a one-night stand with Jennifer, a beautiful woman he met at a bar. But when he discovers that she works in maintenance for the building where he works, their worlds ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental
Plot: office, workplace romance, sitcom, boss, workplace situations, boss and employee, hotshot, romance, love and romance, career, workplace, coincidence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
10 Items or Less (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: 10 Items or Less is a partly scripted, partly improvised American comedy series created by Nancy Hower, Robert Hickey and John Lehr. It starred Lehr as a less-than-successful businessman who returned home to run Greens & Grains, the family-owned ...
Style: not serious, witty, humorous, realistic, talky ...
Plot: dull life, superior, power relations, misfit, store, disorder, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, small town, sitcom, verbal byplay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.3
 24K
Spin City (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Spin City is a smart, sophisticated sitcom about the behind-the-scenes workings of City Hall in the biggest city in America. Workaholic Mike Flaherty is the Deputy Mayor of New York City, serving as Mayor Randall Winston's key strategist and ...
Style: talky, humorous, clever, not serious, witty ...
Plot: politics, mayor, sitcom, state affairs, media satire, boss and employee, media, workplace, staff, right hand man, workplace situations, politically correct ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.9
 4K
Bad Judge (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The series chronicles the personal life (and the wild lifestyle) of Rebecca Wright, a tough-as-nails judge serving on the Los Angeles County Circuit Court, whose time off the bench is spent partying and displaying a reckless behavior. Her reputation ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, light
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, workplace situations, female judge, courtroom, legal, courtroom drama, power relations, workplace humor, female protagonist, female boss, mini van, drinking contest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.6
 10K
Yes Minister (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Set principally in the private office of a British Cabinet minister in the Department of Administrative Affairs in Whitehall, Yes Minister follows the ministerial career of The Rt Hon Jim Hacker MP, played by Paul Eddington. His various struggles to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, clever, talky ...
Plot: sitcom, politics, minister, politician, workplace situations, political intrigue, dimwit, workplace, secretary, manipulations, boss and employee, state affairs ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Yes, Prime Minister (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: James Hacker MP the Government's bumbling minister for Administrative Affairs is propelled along the corridors of power to the very pinnacle of politics - No. 10. Could this have possibly have been managed by his trusted Permanent Private ...
Style: humorous, not serious, clever, witty, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, politics, prime minister, political intrigue, dimwit, staff, workplace, government official, head of state, dishonesty, secretary, boss and employee ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
 8K
Murphy Brown (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Murphy Brown is an American situation comedy which aired on CBS from November 14, 1988, to May 18, 1998, for a total of 247 episodes. The program starred Candice Bergen as the eponymous Murphy Brown, a famous investigative journalist and news anchor ...
Style: humorous, realistic, talky, not serious, clever ...
Plot: sitcom, journalism, workplace, tv show, single parent, media satire, workplace situations, tv news, mother daughter relationship, female journalist, female protagonist, television reporter ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
 6K
Mr. Sunshine (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 293 min.
Story: Ben Donovan is a self-involved manager of a second-rate San Diego sports arena who begins to re-evaluate his life on his 40th birthday. Working alongside him is his boss and arena owner, Crystal--attractive, powerful and highly erratic; Alice--the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: boss and employee, power relations, self involved, owner, disorder, ex athlete, unfulfillment, workplace situations, midlife crisis, sitcom, birthday, stadium ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.6
 2K
The Loop (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: The Loop is an American sitcom that ran from March 15, 2006 to July 1, 2007 on Fox. The show starred Bret Harrison as Sam Sullivan, a young professional trying to balance the needs of his social life with the pressures of working at the corporate ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, workplace, airline, twentysomething life, workplace situations, overbearing, boss and employee, roommate, friendship, lifestyle, corporate world, slacker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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 ⇓
28%
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The Mindy Project (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Obstetrician/gynecologist Mindy Lahiri tries to balance her personal and professional life, surrounded by quirky co-workers in a small medical practice in New York City.
Style: humorous, sincere, not serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, gynecologist, supportive friend, thirtysomething life, stupidity, singleness, workplace situations, doctors and patients, couples, looking for love, nurse, career ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.5
 11K
Outsourced (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Outsourced is an American television sitcom set in an Indian workplace. It is based on the John Jeffcoat film of the same name and adapted by Robert Borden of George Lopez and Universal Media Studios for NBC. The series originally ran from September ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, fish out of water, workplace, office, call center, salesman, responsibility, manager, social differences, society, misfit, corporate world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.2
 1K
Utopia (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 27 min.
Story: Set inside the offices of the "Nation Building Authority", a newly created government organisation responsible for overseeing major infrastructure projects, Utopia explores that moment when bureaucracy and grand dreams collide. It's a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting
Plot: sitcom, office, workplace situations, workplace, disorder, government agency, political satire, politics, bureaucracy, incompetence, workplace humor
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Andy Richter Controls the Universe (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Fanciful series about an aspiring writer who imagines alternative life scenarios while working for a big company.
Style: offbeat, cynical, biting, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, workplace, supportive coworker, power relations, dull life, obnoxious boss, office, best friends, workplace situations, boss and employee, lifestyle, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Less Than Perfect (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Claude Casey moved up in the secretarial world of television news, from temp to the anchor's desk. After her boss hires her full time, Claude realizes she may be in over her head in this world of assistants fighting to get ahead. But Claude is ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, clever ...
Plot: sitcom, journalism, friendship, workplace situations, power relations, best friends, workplace, media, tv show, love and romance, workplace intrigue, colleague ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Sean Saves the World (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Sean Saves the World is an upcoming American television series starring Sean Hayes. The multi-camera comedy is expected to air on NBC as part of the 2013–14 American television season. The series is set to premiere on October 3, 2013, and will air ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, gay parent, single parent, gay, single father, boss and employee, overbearing, parents and children, gays and lesbians, workplace, family relations, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 84K
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, not serious, feel good, witty, motivational ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female friendship, financial problem, sitcom, friendship, ambitious, best friends, workplace situations, money raising, supportive friend, working class, waitress, roommate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.4
 2K
Trollied (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 26 min.
Story: Set in Valco, a fictional budget supermarket in the north west of England, Trollied finds the funny in one of our most familiar surroundings and focuses on the types of characters we all recognise: bored checkout staff, ineffectual managers and a ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: sitcom, supermarket, workplace, supportive coworker, store, petty job, workplace situations, job, employment, employer employee relationship, workplace humor, british humour
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
That's My Bush! (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: That's My Bush! is an American comedy television series that aired on Comedy Central from April 4 to May 23, 2001. Created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, best known for also creating South Park, the series centers on the fictitious personal ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: politics, sitcom, parody, white house, head of state, disorder, media, maid, goofy hero, couple relations, state affairs, usa president ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.2
 534
Dan for Mayor (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Dan for Mayor is a Canadian television sitcom starring Fred Ewanuick that debuted on March 1, 2010 on CTV and The Comedy Network. It premiered the same night as Hiccups, a show created by Corner Gas star Brent Butt that also features fellow Corner ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, canadian humor
Plot: politics, sitcom, small town, slacker, social relations, thirtysomething life, friends, campaign, lifestyle, couple relations, couples, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Childrens Hospital (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
Story: Childrens Hospital is a satirical American comedy television series and web series that lampoons the medical drama genre, created by and starring actor/comedian Rob Corddry. The series began on the web on TheWB.com with ten episodes, roughly five ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, parody, workplace, doctors and patients, treatment, workplace situations, odd, coworker, surgery, patient, power relations, workplace romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Mary Tyler Moore Show is an American television sitcom created by James L. Brooks and Allan Burns that aired on CBS from 1970 to 1977. The program was a television breakthrough, with the first never-married, independent career woman as the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, feel good
Plot: sitcom, workplace, friendship, dating, producer, singleness, workplace situations, boss and employee, friends, thirtysomething life, power relations, self esteem ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, minnesota, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%