Movies and TV shows like Parks and Recreation

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Parks and Recreation (2009)
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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: not serious, humorous, talky, realistic, clever
Plot: sitcom, female protagonist, office, employer employee relationship, political satire, politics, office romance, small town life, workplace situations, election, workaholic, boss and employee, joke, ambition, supportive coworker, loser, nurse, ex spouse, park, absurd humor, workplace humor, small town, workplace, politician, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, workplace situations, power relations, boss and employee, office and disorder 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.
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 263K
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, humorous, realistic, talky, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: office, sitcom, job, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace romance, salesman, love and romance, promotion, career, team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa
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 8.5
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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: not serious, humorous, talky, witty, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, office, christmas, employment, job, employer employee relationship, boss and employee, workplace, boss, obnoxious boss, workplace situations, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe
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100%
 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
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 8.2
 33K
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: not serious, clever, witty, cynical, political comedy ...
Plot: politics, state affairs, vice president, sitcom, political satire, workplace situations, verbal byplay, administration, reporter, mishap, assistant, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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100%
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 8.5
 111K
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, not serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: boss and employee, misfit, geek, sitcom, office, workplace situations, computers and web, computer genius, hi-tech, computer, social misfits, verbal byplay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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100%
 8.2
 101K
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: clever, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, writing, employer employee relationship, female protagonist, showbiz, celebrity impersonation, parody, tv show, workplace, friendship, comedian, actor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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31%
 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, office, buddies, roommate, call center, workplace situations, twentysomething life, disorder, coworker, workplace romance, everyday life, irresponsible ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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31%
 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: not serious, humorous, realistic, light
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, workplace situations, female judge, legal, courtroom, courtroom drama, power relations, workplace humor, mini van, female boss, drinking contest, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: humorous, not serious, talky, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, politics, mayor, boss and employee, workplace situations, city, state affairs, disorder, workplace, workplace romance, media satire, political intrigue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: workplace romance, office, boss, sitcom, workplace situations, romance, employer employee relationship, office romance, employment, job, love and romance, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: clever, talky, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, politics, state affairs, political satire, power relations, workplace, political intrigue, workplace situations, media, society, stupidity, government official ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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28%
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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: clever, semi serious, talky, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, politics, workplace situations, minister, politician, political intrigue, state affairs, power relations, workplace, manipulations, boss and employee, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, talky ...
Plot: verbal byplay, boss and employee, workplace situations, small town, misfit, store, sitcom, unfulfillment, workplace, power relations, disorder, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: clever, talky, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, politics, political intrigue, prime minister, workplace situations, head of state, government, dishonesty, state affairs, boss and employee, power relations, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.0
 6K
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: clever, not serious, talky, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, journalism, journalist, workplace, media satire, tv news, tv show, workplace situations, media, single parent, anchor, journal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ 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, offbeat, realistic
Plot: sitcom, politics, parody, white house, goofy hero, head of state, usa president, state affairs, disorder, couple relations, media, maid ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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26%
 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, young adult, friends, power relations, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, friendship, workplace situations, college graduate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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, biting, realistic
Plot: sitcom, workplace situations, office, workplace, political satire, government agency, politics, disorder, bureaucracy, incompetence
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 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, call center, office, fish out of water, workplace, culture clash, workplace situations, indian lead, boss and employee, social differences, workplace romance, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, single parent, gay parent, single father, parents and children, family, workplace situations, workplace, family relations, gays and lesbians, boss and employee, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 ...
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, situational comedy, bad taste humour ...
Plot: bar, sitcom, slacker, buddies, family relations, family problems, nothing goes right, misfit, workplace, irish, dysfunctional family, alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, not serious, realistic, sincere
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, doctors and patients, looking for love, workplace romance, singleness, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, couples, supportive friend, nurse, stupidity, career ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.9
 15K
Just Shoot Me! (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Just Shoot Me! is an American television sitcom that aired for seven seasons on NBC from March 4, 1997, to August 16, 2003, with 148 episodes produced. The show was created by Steven Levitan, the show's executive producer.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, stylized, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, fashion, office, magazine, workplace, journalism, model, photographer, workplace situations, family relations, fashion magazine, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 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
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25%
 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, best friends, friendship, high school friends, hairdresser, workplace situations, workplace, friends, buddies, boss and employee, reunion, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, usa
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25%
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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: not serious, humorous, realistic, canadian humor
Plot: politics, small town, sitcom, slacker, buddies, couple relations, small town life, thirtysomething life, campaign, lifestyle, couples, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, obnoxious boss, office, writer's life, aspiring writer, workplace situations, dull life, workplace, best friends, boss and employee, singleness, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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25%
 7.7
 10K
Taxi (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Louie De Palma is a cantankerous, acerbic taxi dispatcher in New York City. He tries to maintain order over a collection of varied and strange characters who drive for him. As he bullies and insults them from the safety of his “cage,” they form ...
Style: humorous, talky, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, taxi driver, workplace, mechanic, workplace situations, urban, city life, immigrants, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, friendship, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Bob Newhart Show (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Bob Newhart Show is an American situation comedy produced by MTM Enterprises, which aired 142 original episodes on CBS from September 16, 1972, to April 1, 1978. Comedian Bob Newhart portrays a psychologist having to deal with his patients and ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, clever
Plot: sitcom, psychologist, workplace, dentist, secretary, couple relations, doctors and patients, workplace situations, couples, power relations, battle of the sexes, boss and employee ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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