Movies and TV shows like Californication

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Californication (2007)
 8.3
 160K
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, humorous, witty, sexual, cynical, semi serious, realistic
Plot: womanizer, lust, sexual relations, writer's life, strong sexual content, addiction, family problems, lifestyle, drugs/alcohol, family life, sexual activity, couples, perversion, hollywood, midlife crisis, sex addict, change, dysfunctional family, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, family relations, disorder, buddies, couple relations, looking for sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, usa

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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 couples, family relations, sexual activity, friendship, love and romance, friends and couple relations mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Californication: Hung (2009), Shameless (2011), Weeds (2005), Entourage (2004), Nip/Tuck (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 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, strong sexual content, prostitute, family life, lifestyle change, lifestyle, family problems, family relations, workplace, social relations, suburbs, financial problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit, michigan
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100%
 8.7
 155K
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, offbeat, biting, emotional, dark humor ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, siblings relations, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, life is a bitch, family relations, drinking problem, everyday life, gay teenager, working class ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.0
 95K
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: witty, humorous, dark humor, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: drug dealing, dysfunctional family, family life, stoners, drug dealer, single mother, single parent, drugs/alcohol, marijuana, unlikely criminals, eccentric family, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.5
 148K
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: not serious, humorous, talky, witty, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, buddies, producer, friendship, womanizer, celebrity, wealth, fame, actor, aspiring actor, money, movie business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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: disturbing, stylized, sexual, serious, realistic ...
Plot: womanizer, physical appearance, clinic, family problems, family relations, friendship, jealousy, therapy, ethics, doctor, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, florida, usa, california
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20%
 6.6
 211K
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, semi serious, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: sex, womanizer, pornography, masturbation, looking for sex, sexuality, sexual relations, singleness, exercise, male masturbation, obsession, confession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
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, semi serious, realistic
Plot: divorce, starting over, friends, dating, best friends, writer's life, self discovery, singleness, breakup, artists and showbiz
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, couple relations, workplace situations, romance, sexuality, love, drugs/alcohol, caught having sex, love affair, love story, female removes her clothes ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 7.9
 29K
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, humorous, cynical, funny ...
Plot: showbiz, hollywood, writer's life, tv show, actor's life, sitcom, culture clash, womanizer, couple relations, producer, media satire, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.4
 22K
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, talky, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greed, hotshot hero, workplace situations, drugs/alcohol, coworker relationship, power relations, strong sexual content, workplace, dishonesty, powerful corporation, ambition, ambitious ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, sexual, dark humor, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: housewife, suburban life, secret, couple relations, neighbor, family relations, investigation, infidelity, social relations, lifestyle, friendship, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.7
 106K
Six Feet Under (2001)
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, emotional, surreal, serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, dealing with death, hopes, gays and lesbians, funeral home, couple relations, family business, drugs/alcohol, death, self discovery, sibling relationship, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.6
 69K
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: talky, humorous, witty, dark humor, clever ...
Plot: single parent, midlife crisis, urban, performer's life, city life, family relations, comedian, sitcom, singleness, jazz, single father, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, erotic, witty, talky, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sex, looking for sex, best friends, couple relations, sexual relations, casual sex, looking for love, city life, writer's life, everyday life, sexual dysfunction, up and down relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s ...
Place: new york, manhattan, new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 7.7
 22K
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, dark humor, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: addiction, nurse, hospital, doctors and patients, against the rules, workplace situations, drugs/alcohol, friendship, drug abuse, staff, conflict, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.3
 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: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: used car salesman, womanizer, drugs/alcohol, strong sexual content, reluctant partners, anti hero, alter ego, workplace situations, partners, unfulfillment, workplace, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.1
 12K
Alfie (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The film tells the story of a young man who leads a promiscuous lifestyle until several life reversals make him rethink his purposes and goals in life.
Style: witty, realistic, semi serious, biting, humorous ...
Plot: womanizer, sexual relations, infidelity, coming of age, abortion, promiscuity, jazz, self discovery, playboy, urban, couple relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, london, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.0
 4K
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: sexual, semi serious, realistic, stylized, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, sexual relations, true love, high society, aristocracy, casanova, sex, lust, romance, unfulfilled love, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 18th century
Place: venice, italy, europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 4.9
 1K
The Last Run (2004)
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: strong sexual content, urban, comedy of errors, womanizer, romance, looking for sex, infidelity, one-night stand, sexual relations, dishonesty, couples, rebelliousness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.0
 242
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, dark humor, realistic, witty ...
Plot: dishonesty, best friends, buddies, mind game, addiction, cons and scams, gambling, ambition, crimes, partners, rivalry, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Cal Weaver is living the American dream. He has a good job, a beautiful house, great children and a beautiful wife, named Emily. Cal's seemingly perfect life unravels, however, when he learns that Emily has been unfaithful and wants a divorce. ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: womanizer, love and romance, midlife crisis, couples, friends, mentor, looking for sex, youth, marital problem, eligible bachelor, adolescence, lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.5
 8K
About a Boy (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Will Freeman lives a charmed existence as the ultimate man-child. After writing a hit song, he was granted a life of free time, free love and freedom from financial woes. He's single, unemployed and loving it. So imagine his surprise when ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, dysfunctional family, odd couple, parents and children, single parent, thirtysomething life, lifestyle change, family problems, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, irresponsible, age difference ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.8
 391
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: friendship, gays and lesbians, lgbt, gender, friends, buddies, couple relations, sexual relations, couples, male nudity, gay african american, gay relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Lipstick Jungle (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Lipstick Jungle is an American comedy-drama television series created by DeAnn Heline and Eileen Heisler for NBC Universal Television Studio. The hour-long series was based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Candace Bushnell, who also ...
Style: talky, sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: friends, rivalry, friendship, family life, ambition, urban, thirtysomething life, office, city life, workplace, best friends, workplace intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Men of a Certain Age (2009)
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, friends, divorce, group of friends, buddies, wife husband relationship, friendship, family life, unfulfillment, family relations, salesman, supportive friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.2
 27K
Parenthood (2010)
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: single parent, family life, parents and children, suburbs, family drama, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations, suburban life, teenage life, youth, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.6
 5K
Titus (2000)
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, dark humor, humorous, not serious, witty ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, mechanic, comedian, suicide, parents and children, suburbs, siblings relations, workplace romance, eccentric family, suburban life, workplace situations, family life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Better Living Through Chemistry (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A straight-laced pharmacist's uneventful life spirals out of control when he starts an affair with a trophy wife customer who takes him on a joyride involving sex, drugs and possibly murder.
Style: sexual, dark humor, humorous, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: drugs/alcohol, infidelity, love affair, pharmacist, drug abuse, delivery, life turned upside down, disorder, trophy wife, sexual relations, workplace situations, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
 244
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: office, couple relations, family life, gender, love and romance, workplace, friends, best friends, sexual relations, unfulfillment, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 643
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: clever, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, hollywood, unlikely couple, suburbs, writer's life, cheating, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love affair, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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