Movies and TV shows like Californication

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 8.3
 160K
Californication
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: dark humor, humorous, witty, sexy, sexual, semi serious, realistic, cynical
Plot: womanizer, writer's life, lust, lifestyle, drugs/alcohol, strong sexual content, sexual relations, family problems, family life, sexual activity, addiction, hollywood, dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, couples, family relations, disorder, change, buddies, couple relations, sex addict, looking for sex, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, usa
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Entourage
Comedy, Drama
USA
28 min.
 8.5
Nip/Tuck
Drama
USA
44 min.
 7.7
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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, family relations, couples, love and romance, couple relations, friendship and dysfunctional family mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Californication: Weeds (2005), Shameless (2011), Entourage (2004), Nip/Tuck (2003), Hung (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 8.0
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Weeds
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: dysfunctional family, single parent, drugs/alcohol, drug dealer, eccentric family, drug dealing, unlikely criminals, single mother, family life, parents and children, family relations, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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 8.7
 155K
Shameless
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: realistic, humorous, entertaining, dark humor, ironic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, alcoholic father, juvenile delinquency, poor family, drugs/alcohol, family problems, alcoholic, teenage sex, siblings relations, working class, gay teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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System:   94%
    User:   85%
 
 8.5
 148K
Entourage
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: not serious, humorous, talky, witty, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, buddies, friendship, celebrity culture, showbiz, artists and showbiz, actor's life, friends, wealth, celebrity, womanizer, desire for fame ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
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System:   61%
    User:   80%
 
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 7.7
 50K
Nip/Tuck
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: sexual, serious, realistic, disturbing, stylized ...
Plot: womanizer, strong sexual content, battle of the sexes, boss and employee, clinic, sexual relations, plastic surgeon, plastic surgery, couple relations, physical appearance, friendship, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, florida, usa, california
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    User:   100%
 
 7.2
 20K
Hung
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, captivating, satirical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sexual relations, family life, lifestyle change, lifestyle, strong sexual content, gigolo, family problems, family relations, workplace, financial problem, new job, middle aged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit, michigan
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System:   48%
    User:   67%
 
Sex and the City
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, talky, sentimental, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sex talk, looking for love, sex, female friendship, friendship between women, battle of the sexes, looking for sex, everyday life, city life, strong sexual content, best friends, writer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city
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System:   45%
    User:   75%
 
 6.6
 211K
Don Jon
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, clever, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: pornography, sex, obsession, addiction, sexuality, masturbation, relationships, friendship, drugs/alcohol, womanizer, manipulation, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, california
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System:   39%
    User:   100%
 
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 7.4
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House of Lies
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, talky, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: workplace situations, hotshot lawyer, power relations, drugs/alcohol, greed, dishonesty, coworker relationship, powerful corporation, ambitious, strong sexual content, ambition, casual sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   28%
 
 6.6
 5K
The TV Set
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, semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic ...
Plot: nothing goes right, television, writers, media satire, showbiz, parody, suicide, pornography, tv show, addiction, artists and showbiz, farce ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   27%
 
 8.7
 106K
Six Feet Under
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: A darkly comic look at members of a dysfunctional L.A. family that run a funeral business.  When death is your business, what is your life? For the Fisher family, the world outside of their family-owned funeral home continues to be at least as ...
Style: dark humor, psychological, surreal, tense, emotional ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family business, funeral home, family problems, family secret, drugs/alcohol, couple relations, parents and children, sibling relationship, financial problem, life changing experience, workplace problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   29%
 
 8.6
 69K
Louie
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: talky, humorous, semi serious, witty, dark humor ...
Plot: single parent, singleness, jazz, sitcom, midlife crisis, urban, performer's life, nothing goes right, city life, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   30%
 
 7.9
 29K
Episodes
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: witty, realistic, humorous, cynical, funny ...
Plot: tv show, actor's life, showbiz, writer's life, englishman abroad, husband wife relationship, womanizer, couple relations, sitcom, producer, hollywood, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   29%
 
How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog
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: clever, humorous, talky, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dog, family life, single parent, writer's life, writers, crumbling marriage, suburbs, dialogue, sarcasm, adaptation, introspection, disability ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   24%
 
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Pretty Persuasion
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A 15-year-old girl incites chaos among her friends and a media frenzy when she accuses her drama teacher of sexual harassment.
Style: realistic, dark humor, disturbing, cynical, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: manipulation, high school, teenager, teacher, revenge, teachers and students, false accusation, adolescence, dishonesty, stereotypes, sexual harassment, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   19%
 
The Chumscrubber
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Chumscrubber is a dark comedy about the lives of people who live in upper-class suburbia. It all begins when Dean Stiffle finds the body of his friend, Troy. He doesn't bother telling any of the adults because he knows they won't care. ...
Style: surreal, dark humor, bleak, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suicide, drug abuse, dysfunctional family, kidnapping, high school, coming of age, teenager, drinking, death, drugs/alcohol, suburban life, rock ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   24%
 
Men of a Certain Age
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Men of a Certain Age is an American comedy-drama television series, which premiered on TNT on December 7, 2009. The hour-long program stars Ray Romano, Andre Braugher and Scott Bakula as three best friends in their late forties dealing with the ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: midlife crisis, buddies, divorce, friends, friendship, family life, unfulfillment, group of friends, family relations, wife husband relationship, salesman, supportive friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   20%
 
Postcards from the Edge
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Substance-addicted Hollywood actress Suzanne Vale is on the skids. After a spell at a detox centre her film company insists as a condition of continuing to employ her that she live with her mother Doris Mann, herself once a star and now a champion ...
Style: talky, humorous, clever, witty, touching ...
Plot: hollywood, addiction, dysfunctional family, drug abuse, mother daughter relationship, drug addiction, drugs, actor's life, hospital, rehabilitation, relationships, self discovery ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
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System:   22%
    User:   20%
 
 7.7
 22K
Nurse Jackie
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: hospital, nurse, addiction, workplace situations, doctors and patients, friendship, against the rules, drugs/alcohol, drug abuse, staff, conflict, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   20%
 
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 8.2
 27K
Parenthood
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Parenthood is an American comedy-drama television series developed by Jason Katims. Loosely based on the 1989 film of the same title, Parenthood tells of the Braverman clan which consists of an older couple, their four children and their families.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: parents and children, suburbs, family life, family relations, single parent, couple relations, siblings relations, suburban life, teenage life, youth, couples, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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System:   22%
    User:   21%
 
Women in Trouble
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, stylized, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nothing goes right, strong sexual content, stewardess, urban, feminism, life turned upside down, artists and showbiz, gender, infidelity, dishonesty, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   21%
    User:   23%
 
 7.2
 10K
The Big Feast
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A group of men hire some prostitutes and go to a villa in the countryside. There, they engage in group sex and resolve to eat themselves to death.
Style: dark humor, satirical, art house, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: suicide, sexual promiscuity, gluttony, obsession, social decay, greed, society, capitalism, cooking, meal, decadence, suicide pact ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, turkey
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System:   21%
    User:   24%
 
 5.7
 923
The New Age
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Peter and Katherine Witner are Southern California super-yuppies with great jobs but no center to their lives. When they both lose their jobs and begin marital infidelities, their solution is to start their own business together. In order to find ...
Style: dark humor, clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, suicide, starting over, couple relations, crime gone awry, greed, breakup, nudity (topless - notable), fantasy world, depression, existentialism, pornography ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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System:   21%
    User:   23%
 
 7.3
 59K
Girls
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: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: strong sexual content, best friends, city life, twentysomething life, urban, lifestyle, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, aspiring writer, female friendship, new yorker, adolescence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   21%
    User:   24%
 
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 4.9
 1K
The Last Run
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a young accountant is devastated after discovering his inspiringly beautiful girlfriend is cheating on him, his best friend, who's engaged to a girl he doesn't love, convinces him to go on a "run" and sleep with as many ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexy, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: comedy of errors, urban, strong sexual content, womanizer, looking for sex, romance, sexual relations, dishonesty, couples, rebelliousness, redemption, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   21%
    User:   18%
 
God Said, 'Ha!'
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julia Sweeney tells the viewers the monologue about the hard time in her life when her brother fought with cancer and she was also diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.
Style: touching, talky, humorous, dark humor, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, cancer, human nature, life & death, solitude, life, family in crisis, loneliness, storytelling, depression, family, childhood ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, tokyo, california
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System:   20%
    User:   20%
 
 5.4
 2K
Mistress
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A comedy about a screenwriter (Wuhl) whose old movie script is read by a producer (Landau) and the search for financial backers begins. But it seems that each money source (Aiello, DeNiro, Wallach) has his own mistress that he wants put into the ...
Style: semi serious, talky, humorous, biting, realistic ...
Plot: media satire, showbiz, filmmaking, hollywood, artists and showbiz, writer's life, money, screenwriter, mistress, writing, media, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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System:   20%
    User:   19%
 
 7.6
 5K
Titus
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Titus is an American dark comedy sitcom that debuted on Fox in 2000. The series was created by its star, Christopher Titus, Jack Kenny, and Brian Hargrove. This sitcom was based on Christopher's stand-up comedy act, more specifically his ...
Style: tragicomedy, not serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, suburbs, siblings relations, workplace romance, eccentric family, suburban life, workplace situations, family life, family problems, family relations, performer's life ...
Time: 90s
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System:   20%
    User:   20%
 
 7.5
 165K
Sideways
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two middle-aged men embark on a spiritual journey through Californian wine country. One is an unpublished novelist suffering from depression, and the other is only days away from walking down the aisle.
Style: clever, realistic, talky, witty, road movie ...
Plot: friendship, wine, midlife crisis, depression, road trip, divorce, infidelity, verbal byplay, strong sexual content, golf, relationships, drinking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san diego california
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System:   20%
    User:   23%
 

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Little Miss Sunshine
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A family loaded with quirky, colorful characters piles into an old van and road trips to California for little Olive to compete in a beauty pageant.
Style: road movie, humorous, realistic, witty, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dysfunctional family, beauty pageant, road trip, parenthood, suicide attempt, heroin, sarcasm, on the road, hospital, drugs, farce, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, albuquerque new mexico, cross country, arizona ...
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System:   19%
    User:   20%
 
 6.3
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Shampoo
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: George Roundy is a Beverly Hills hairstylist whose uncontrolled libido stands between him and his ambitions. He wants the security of a relationship. He wants to be a hairdressing "star" and open his own salon. But the fact that he beds ...
Style: sexual, witty, biting, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: infidelity, politics, sex, womanizer, oldies, adultery, women, couple relations, romance, pornography, farce, hairdresser ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1968
Place: california, los angeles, beverly hills, usa, egypt
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System:   19%
    User:   18%
 
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