Movies and TV shows like Californication

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Californication (2007)
 8.3
 162K
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, humorous, witty, dark humor, cynical, sexual, realistic, semi serious
Plot: womanizer, lust, sexual relations, writer's life, strong sexual content, lifestyle, addiction, family life, drugs/alcohol, sexual activity, family problems, couples, sex addict, hollywood, perversion, agent, young woman, marijuana, friends, family relations, couple relations, stripper, career, parents and children, middle aged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa

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Most similar movies to Californication

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and witty films and TV series with plots about lifestyle, friends, couples, family relations, friendship, love and romance and sexual activity mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Californication: Hung (2009), Shameless (2011), Rake (2010), Weeds (2005), Nip/Tuck (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
 20K
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, lifestyle change, lifestyle, family life, middle aged, family problems, strong sexual content, new job, financial problem, family relations, talented, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, michigan, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.7
 167K
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: humorous, biting, offbeat, emotional, dark humor ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, gay teenager, family problems, juvenile delinquency, siblings relations, life is a bitch, teenage life, teenage sex, family relations, drinking problem, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 8.6
 5K
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: semi serious, witty, clever, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: lawyer, career, trial, crimes, dysfunctional character, coworker, lawyers and clients, ex couple relations, against the rules, dedicated lawyer, hotshot, immature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 96K
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, witty, dark humor, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug dealing, dysfunctional family, marijuana, stoners, family life, drug dealer, single mother, eccentric family, drugs/alcohol, single parent, friendship, smuggling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 7.7
 50K
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, stylized, disturbing, serious, witty ...
Plot: womanizer, physical appearance, family problems, friendship, therapy, clinic, doctor, ethics, doctors and patients, family relations, jealousy, marital problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: miami, florida, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.5
 151K
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: talky, cynical, realistic, witty, not serious ...
Plot: hollywood, fame, actor, friendship, celebrity, wealth, womanizer, buddies, producer, stupidity, partners, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.6
 214K
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, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: sex, womanizer, sexuality, pornography, masturbation, looking for sex, sexual relations, exercise, obsession, introspection, strong sexual content, lifestyle change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 7.1
 23K
8 Simple Rules (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: What happens to a loving, rational Dad when his darling, pliable daughters morph into hormonally-challenged, incomprehensible teenagers? If he's Paul Hennessy, he reacts in ways even he finds crazy. Thank God he has a 13-year-old son who still ...
Style: touching, realistic, witty, humorous, not serious
Plot: sitcom, overprotective parent, family, siblings relations, parents and children, family life, family problems, youth, family relations, teenage life, couples, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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, realistic, clever, dark humor, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greed, power relations, workplace situations, powerful corporation, drugs/alcohol, ambitious, dishonesty, workplace, coworker relationship, hotshot hero, career, casual sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Desperate Housewives (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Desperate Housewives is an American television comedy-drama-mystery series created by Marc Cherry and produced by ABC Studios and Cherry Productions. It aired Sundays at 9 P.M. Eastern/8 P.M. Central, on ABC from October 3, 2004, until May 13, 2012. ...
Style: witty, humorous, sexy, sexual, dark humor ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: housewife, secret, suburban life, couple relations, neighbor, family relations, investigation, social relations, infidelity, friendship, lifestyle, family secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.6
 70K
Louie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Louis C.K. stars as a fictionalized version of himself; a comedian and newly divorced father raising his two daughters in New York City.
Style: dark humor, humorous, talky, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: single parent, midlife crisis, performer's life, city life, family relations, comedian, loneliness, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, disorder, mishap, everyday life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: sexual, sentimental, witty, stylized, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: sex, looking for love, female friendship, couple relations, looking for sex, sexual relations, best friends, sexuality, love and romance, everyday life, city life, sexual attraction ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
Friends with Benefits (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Revolving around a group of twentysomething singles as they navigate the difficult, sometimes rewarding, often confusing world of dating. Loyal and devoted to one another, these friends are never too busy to help a member of the group who might be ...
Style: sexy, not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: looking for sex, love and romance, friendship, couples, womanizer, casual sex, singleness, sexual relations, best friends, sexual tension, lifestyle, group of friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.7
 23K
Nurse Jackie (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
Story: Every day is a matter of life and death in a hectic New York City hospital, but for Nurse Jackie that's the easiest part. Between chronic back pain that won't quit, and a personal life on the constant edge of collapse, it's going to ...
Style: tragicomedy, semi serious, cynical, dark humor, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: addiction, nurse, hospital, doctors and patients, workplace situations, friendship, staff, drug abuse, conflict, against the rules, drugs/alcohol, ethics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.9
 30K
Episodes (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A British husband-and-wife comedy writing team travel to Hollywood to remake their successful British TV series, with disastrous results.
Style: realistic, witty, cynical, humorous, funny ...
Plot: showbiz, hollywood, actor's life, tv show, womanizer, writer's life, couple relations, producer, sitcom, career, culture clash, media satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
 4.8
 394
DTLA (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: DTLA is a gay-themed television series which premiered October 24, 2012. The series was created, and is co-produced and directed by Larry Kennar. It follows a group of friends in Downtown Los Angeles under the slogan: One City, Seven Lives / Old ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching
Plot: friendship, buddies, couples, friends, couple relations, sexual relations, gays and lesbians, gender, lgbt, male nudity, friend, lesbian mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.1
 243
Lucky (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Lucky is an American dark comedy television series which ran for one season on FX Networks in 2003. The show starred John Corbett as Michael "Lucky" Linkletter, a professional poker player and gambling addict. The series was created by ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: cons and scams, crimes, rivalry, buddies, dishonesty, partners, cards, best friends, gambling, ambition, mind game, addiction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 247
Hot Properties (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A look at the lives of four women who work at a Manhattan real estate office.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: office, sexual relations, couples, family life, friends, gossip and rumors, supportive coworker, social relations, family relations, agent, gender, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 7.9
 3K
Teachers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Teachers is a British television comedy-drama series, created by Tim Loane and originally shown on Channel 4. The series follows a group of secondary school teachers in their daily lives. While the first series centers heavily around probationary ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, sexual
Plot: high school, high school life, high school teacher, infidelity, lifestyle, teachers and students, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, buddies, couples, power relations, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 644
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, clever, semi serious, humorous, dark humor ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, society, artists and showbiz, unlikely couple, crumbling marriage, couple relations, suburban life, life is a bitch, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.8
 20K
Transparent (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: An LA family with serious boundary issues have their past and future unravel when a dramatic admission causes everyone's secrets to spill out.
Style: realistic, offbeat, dark humor, humorous, semi serious
Plot: lesbian, life turned upside down, family secret, dysfunctional family, family relations, eccentric family, disorder, family problems, family life, gays and lesbians, siblings relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Women in Trouble (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A serpentine day in the life of ten seemingly disparate women: a porn star, a flight attendant, a psychiatrist, a masseuse, a bartender, a pair of call girls, etc. All of them with one crucial thing in common. Trouble.
Style: sexy, semi serious, humorous, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: stewardess, infidelity, disorder, family relations, nothing goes right, life turned upside down, unfulfillment, feminism, lifestyle, dishonesty, strong sexual content, women ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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
Plot: womanizer, sexual relations, sexuality, couple relations, workplace situations, romance, love, drugs/alcohol, caught having sex, salesman, casual sex, break up ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Intimate Affairs (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When a scholar, is haunted by an overwhelming desire to understand the mystery of sex, he decides to conduct an investigation. With two beautiful assistants joining the case, the stakes are raised.
Style: talky, captivating, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: sex, sexuality, orgasm, lifestyle, looking for sex, sexual relations, destructive relationship, romance, controversy, love and romance, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.3
 1K
Action (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Action is an American comedy series about a Hollywood producer named Peter Dragon, who is trying to recover from his last box-office failure. It aired on Fox during the 1999-2000 season. The series was critically praised for its irreverent, and ...
Style: biting, realistic, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: anti heroes, nothing goes right, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, workplace, filmmaking, heroes, disorder, agent, lifestyle, sleazy, hollywood ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: relationship vs career, friendship, love and romance, workplace, lifestyle, best friends, workplace situations, couple relations, city life, gender, feminism, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.3
 60K
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: sincere, humorous, witty, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dating, roommate, aspiring writer, female friendship, direction and purpose, adolescence vs adulthood, homosexual, actor, urban, lifestyle, self esteem, intern ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Follows a best-selling author of a self-help book series who is secretly hiding her separation from her husband as she starts to navigate her life as a single woman in her 40's in Los Angeles. She starts to side with and take advice more from ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: divorce, starting over, friends, best friends, self discovery, breakup, singleness, artists and showbiz, writer's life, dating
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 5K
The TV Set (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: As a writer named Mike struggles to shepherd his semi-autobiographical sitcom into development, his vision is slowly eroded by a domineering network executive named Lenny who favors trashy reality programming. The irony, of course, is that every ...
Style: clever, realistic, biting, talky, witty ...
Plot: tv show, pregnancy, showbiz, audition, couple relations, disorder, couples, teenage life, regret, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, media satire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.3
 48K
Extras (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Andy Millman gave up his day job five years ago in the hope of achieving the big time, but he’s yet to land a speaking part, let alone saunter down the red carpet to pick up an Oscar. He remains optimistic however, as rubbing shoulders with the ...
Style: witty, not serious, humorous, cynical, light ...
Plot: sitcom, actor's life, workplace, actor, desire for fame, aspiring actor, nothing goes right, unsuccessful, friendship, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%