Movies and TV shows like Californication

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Californication (2007)
 8.3
 169K
Californication (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: A self-loathing, alcoholic writer attempts to repair his damaged relationships with his daughter and her mother while combating sex addiction, a budding drug problem, and the seeming inability to avoid making bad decisions.
Style: sexy, dark humor, witty, cynical, humorous, sexual, realistic, semi serious
Plot: womanizer, sexual relations, writer's life, lust, drugs/alcohol, strong sexual content, lifestyle, writers, sexual activity, addiction, family problems, family life, couples, hot and sexy, family relations, sex addict, looking for sex, hollywood, perversion, creative block, sex, sex scene, agent, young woman, marijuana ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, usa, new york

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and sexy films and TV series with plots about couples, lifestyle, nudity (full frontal - brief), love and romance, profanity, family relations and friends mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Californication: Hung (2009), Shameless (2011), Entourage (2004), You're the Worst (2014), Rake (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 21K
Hung (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Desperate times call for desperate measures and Ray Drecker's situation couldn't be much tougher. The former high school sports legend turned middle-aged high school basketball coach is divorced and struggling to provide for his kids when ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sexual relations, gigolo, family life, lifestyle, lifestyle change, talented, family relations, financial problem, workplace, middle aged, family problems, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 8.6
 191K
Shameless (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Chicagoan Frank Gallagher is the proud single dad of six smart, industrious, independent kids, who without him would be... perhaps better off. When Frank's not at the bar spending what little money they have, he's passed out on the floor. ...
Style: dark humor, biting, offbeat, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family problems, life is a bitch, teenage life, teenage sex, gay teenager, sex scene, siblings relations, juvenile delinquency, parents and children, youth, bipolar disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 8.4
 156K
Entourage (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Film star Vince Chase navigates the vapid terrain of Los Angeles with a close circle of friends and his trusty agent.
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: celebrity, actor, hollywood, buddies, friendship, fame, producer, wealth, actor's life, lifestyle, ambition, rising to stardom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, beverly hills, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
You're the Worst (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Narcissistic, brash, and self-destructive Jimmy thinks all relationships are doomed. Cynical, people-pleasing, and stubborn Gretchen knows that relationships aren't for her. So when they meet at a wedding, it's only natural that the two of ...
Style: realistic, sitcom, humorous, light, bad taste humour ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: sexual activity, couple relations, best friends, infidelity, love hate relationship, doubts and hesitations, love and romance, couples, depression, cynic, self destructing, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.6
 6K
Rake (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Rake is an Australian television series, produced by Essential Media and Entertainment, that first aired on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's ABC1 in 2010. It stars Richard Roxburgh as rake Cleaver Greene, a brilliant but ...
Style: witty, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Plot: lawyer, trial, rivalry, career, courtroom, intrigue, deal, judge, against the rules, dedicated lawyer, crimes, media coverage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.6
 52K
Nip/Tuck (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Hotshot plastic surgeons Dr. Sean McNamara and Dr. Christian Troy experience full-blown midlife crises as they confront career, family and romance problems.
Style: realistic, disturbing, stylized, serious, witty ...
Plot: womanizer, family problems, plastic surgery, friendship, physical appearance, family relations, jealousy, ethics, doctor, therapy, doctors and patients, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: miami, florida, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.5
 225K
Don Jon (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A New Jersey guy dedicated to his family, friends, and church, develops unrealistic expectations from watching porn and works to find happiness and intimacy with his potential true love.
Style: sexual, realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: sex, masturbation, sexuality, pornography, looking for sex, sex addict, womanizer, sexual fantasy, obsession, introspection, male masturbation, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.9
 101K
Weeds (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Weeds is an American dark comedy-drama series created by Jenji Kohan. The central character is Nancy Botwin, a widowed mother of two boys who begins selling cannabis to support her family after her husband dies suddenly of a heart attack. Over the ...
Style: humorous, cynical, witty, dark humor, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, marijuana, drug dealing, drug dealer, stoners, family life, single mother, profanity, suburbs, drugs/alcohol, eccentric family, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 8.3
 25K
Rescue Me (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Rescue Me revolves around the lives of the men in a New York City firehouse, the crew of 62 Truck. Examining the fraternal nature and relationships of firefighters, the series tackles the daily drama of the life-and-death situations associated with ...
Style: psychological, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, thought provoking ...
Plot: rescue, fire department, danger, heroes, firefighter, life is a bitch, struggle, desperation, loss, workplace, team, teamwork ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 392
Unscripted (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Unscripted is the on going tales of three out of work actors navigating the rough terrain of Los Angeles. In a land where the universal word for actors is "No", Unscripted takes a look at these three kind souls just trying to survive. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: filmmaking, actor's life, showbiz, lifestyle, media, casting, aspiring actor, audition, hollywood, satire, artists and showbiz, media satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 23K
House of Lies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Charming, fast talking Marty Kaan and his crack team of management consultants know how to play the corporate game better than anyone, by using every dirty trick in the book to woo powerful CEOs and close huge deals. In the board rooms, barrooms, ...
Style: cynical, clever, realistic, talky, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greed, casual sex, power relations, workplace situations, powerful corporation, drugs/alcohol, ambitious, dishonesty, workplace, hotshot hero, ex couple relations, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Love & Other Drugs (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Maggie, an alluring free spirit who won't let anyone - or anything - tie her down. But she meets her match in Jamie, whose relentless and nearly infallible charm serve him well with the ladies and in the cutthroat world of pharmaceutical sales. ...
Style: sexy, sexual, realistic, romantic, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, womanizer, sexual relations, female removes her clothes, sex, love, couple relations, casual sex, workplace situations, drugs/alcohol, sexuality, caught having sex ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of Peter McGowan, a chain-smoking, impotent, insomniac playwright who lives in Los Angeles. Once very successful, he is now in the tenth year of a decade-long string of production failures. He finds himself bonding with a new ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, single parent, dog, introspection, family life, parents and children, couple relations, family problems, infidelity, family relations, couples, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 64K
Girls (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: The assorted humiliations, disasters and rare triumphs of four very different twenty-something girls: Hannah, an aspiring writer; Marnie, an art gallery assistant and cousins Jessa and Shoshanna.
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: strong sexual content, roommate, female friendship, aspiring writer, friends, best friends, ambitious, actor, party, lifestyle, city life, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.4
 233
Show Me Yours (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Show Me Yours is a Canadian comedy television series originally aired on Showcase between May 26, 2004 and May 31, 2005.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: writer's life, unlikely couple, couples, sexual relations, couple relations, romance, male female relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), psychologist, sexual content, sex, aquarium ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.9
 669
Out of Order (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: I suppose this is the story of the beauty and brutality of a long-term marriage as seen through the eyes of a writer who aspires to make art, but makes his living writing popcorn movies. Someone who wants to be a good man, but finds himself ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, dark humor, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, infidelity, love affair, unlikely couple, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, lifestyle, family problems, self discovery, adultery, hollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Sex and the City (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Based on the bestselling book by Candace Bushnell, Sex and the City tells the story of four best friends, all single and in their late thirties, as they pursue their careers and talk about their sex lives, all while trying to survive the New York ...
Style: witty, stylized, sentimental, sexual, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: female friendship, looking for love, best friends, sexual attraction, couple relations, city life, sex, looking for sex, sexual relations, everyday life, sexual intercourse, up and down relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
The Mind of the Married Man (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Mind of the Married Man is a television series that ran on the HBO network for two seasons consisting of twenty episodes between September 2001 and November 2002. The story attempts to focus on the challenges of modern-day married life from a ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sitcom, sexual ...
Plot: up and down relationship, introspection, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, fall in love, midlife crisis, couples, coping, friendship, gender, sexual relations, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 7.2
 1K
Call Me Fitz (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Story: A morally bankrupt car salesman is forced to become business partners with his inner conscience, an off-beat do gooder intent on healing Fitz's mangled psyche, one hilarious disaster at a time.
Style: realistic, dark humor, semi serious, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: used car salesman, workplace situations, workplace, partners, lifestyle, disorder, strong sexual content, salesman, profanity, self involved, dysfunctional character, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
All American Orgy (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three couples try group sex at a lakeside strawberry farm, naively hoping it will lead to enlightenment.
Style: sexy, humorous, not serious, realistic, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sexual relations, battle of the sexes, strong sexual content, couples, looking for sex, couple relations, lifestyle, drugs/alcohol, mate swapping, silly humor, resort, lust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.5
 886
The Ape (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young writer, nearing a mental breakdown caused by his family and boss, moves into an apartment occupied by a walking, talking, foul-mouthed ape in a Hawaiian shirt and Converse High Tops.
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: lifestyle, couples, fall in love, unlikely couple, love and romance, midlife crisis, mentally unstable, nothing goes right, writer's life, family life, social misfits, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Confessions of a Womanizer (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ritchie is the epitome of everything wrong with modern man: a pompous, foul-mouthed idiot, driven only to get the latest girl of the week Something changes after his first real relationship that includes Ritchie's two favorite things: frequent ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: womanizer, friendship, couples, sexual relations, prostitute, fall in love, romance, society, disorder, friends, best friends, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.1
 950
Anyone But Me (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Story: Anyone But Me is a live-action, web television drama that first aired in 2008. The show is in serial short-format webisodes, each lasting between six and fifteen minutes, following the lives of a group of teenagers in New York City and Westchester ...
Style: touching, emotional, humorous, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: lesbian, teenage life, lifestyle, youth, friends, lesbian couple, love and romance, family relations, parents and children, gays and lesbians, long distance relationship, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Cashmere Mafia (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Cashmere Mafia is an American television comedy-drama which ran on ABC from January 6, 2008 to February 20, 2008. The series was created by Kevin Wade, who also served as executive producer alongside Darren Star, Gail Katz, Jeff Rake and Michael ...
Style: sexy, realistic, humorous, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ambitious woman, relationship vs career, friendship, lifestyle, workplace, love and romance, gender, workplace situations, couple relations, city life, ambition, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Gooische Vrouwen (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gooische Vrouwen (Vipers Nest) is based on a very popular Dutch TV series and can be described as a Dutch variation of Sex and the City and Desperate Housewives. The film tells the story of four girlfriends who live in the bourgeois area ‘t Gooi, ...
Style: touching, semi serious, sexy, witty, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, dishonesty, lifestyle, couple relations, love and romance, love affair, unfulfillment, family relations, family problems, couples, suburbs, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.9
 5K
Casanova (2005)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 174 min.
Story: After a life spent seeking pleasure and decadence, Casanova seeks his one true love, Henriette.
Style: semi serious, realistic, emotional, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, sexual relations, seduction, romance, casanova, true love, high society, aristocracy, unfulfilled love, sexuality, sexual attraction, maid ...
Time: 18th century
Place: italy, europe, paris france, london, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 4.5
 509
Public Sex (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An aspiring Gordie journalist drops his inhibitions to research the UK's North East outdoor sex scene. He meets a certain girl in a car park, and the totally unexpected happens.
Style: semi serious, sexy, realistic, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: journalist, lifestyle, society, self discovery, journalism, fall in love, romance, love and romance, couples, looking for sex, unlikely couple, womanizer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 2.5
 2K
Hooking Up (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After "hooking up" with a series of guys at a house party, April is the talk of her high school.
Style: sexy, humorous, realistic, not serious, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, lifestyle, buddies, looking for sex, drugs/alcohol, friends, nudity (full frontal - brief), seduction, brother sister relationship, sexual desire, suburbs, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
American Cowslip (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In Blythe, California, a small town in the remote California desert, Ethan Inglebrink is an eccentric, agoraphobic heroin addict who is obsessed with his garden. This dark comedy follows the last days of Ethan's life as he struggles to find ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, dark humor, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: friends, contests and competitions, life is a bitch, drug abuse, ambition, couples, addiction, drugs/alcohol, buddies, siblings relations, small town life, eviction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.1
 7K
Elektra Luxx (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A favor for a woman from her past throws the life of a pregnant, retired porn star into chaos.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexy, feel good, light ...
Plot: strong sexual content, pregnancy, sexual relations, life turned upside down, actor's life, starlet, lifestyle, disorder, artists and showbiz, nudity (full frontal - brief), female protagonist, seduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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