Movies and TV shows like American Dad!

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American Dad! (2005)
 7.3
 112K
American Dad! (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The series focuses on an eccentric motley crew that is the Smith family and their three housemates: Father, husband, and breadwinner Stan Smith; his better half housewife, Francine Smith; their college-aged daughter, Hayley Smith; and their high-school-aged son, Steve Smith. Outside of the Smith family, there are three additional main characters, including Hayley's boyfriend turned husband, Jeff Fischer; the family's man-in-a-goldfish-body pet, Klaus; and most notably the family's zany alien, Roger, who is "full of masquerades, brazenness, and shocking antics."
Style: dark humor, humorous, not serious, adult animation, entertaining, feel good, offbeat, biting, witty, controversial ...
Plot: cia, family relations, satire, parents and children, benign alien, small town, patriotism, youth, german, stupidity, alien, american flag, teenage life, couple relations, family life, geek, fish, couples, eccentric family, immature, personal safety, space and aliens, violence, hippie, cia agent ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, virginia, langley virginia

Most similar movies to American Dad!

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, offbeat and adult animation films and TV series with plots about family relations, parents and children, disorder, satire, family life, youth and eccentric family mostly in Animation, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like American Dad!: Family Guy (1999), Paradise PD (2018), The Simpsons (1989), Brickleberry (2012), South Park (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.1
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Family Guy (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Sick, twisted, politically incorrect and Freakin' Sweet animated series featuring the adventures of the dysfunctional Griffin family. Bumbling Peter and long-suffering Lois have three kids. Stewie (a brilliant but sadistic baby bent on killing ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, humorous, witty, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: social satire, small town, parents and children, eccentric family, family relations, dog, satire, family life, couple relations, adolescence, goofy hero, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: rhode island, usa
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100%
 7.0
 11K
Paradise PD (2018)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: An eager young rookie joins the ragtag small-town police force led by his dad as they bumble, squabble and snort their way through a big drug case.
Style: humorous, dark humor, not serious, cynical, absurd
Plot: police investigation, social satire, small town, buddies, goofy hero, disorder, stupidity, bad cop, dumb, criminal, police protagonist, netflix
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.7
 349K
The Simpsons (1989)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Set in Springfield, the average American town, the show focuses on the antics and everyday adventures of the Simpson family; Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie, as well as a virtual cast of thousands. Since the beginning, the series has been a pop ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, witty, not serious, biting ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, eccentric family, siblings relations, social satire, parents and children, neighbor, couple relations, small town, satire, goofy hero, society, elementary school ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 80s, 90s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 13K
Brickleberry (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Brickleberry National Park is facing closure, but not if the park’s dysfunctional park rangers can help it! “Brickleberry,” an animated half-hour series, follows the crazy bunch of park rangers as they do their worst to keep the park running. ...
Style: not serious, humorous, absurd, dark humor, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: in the woods, dysfunctional character, workplace situations, sexual tension, animal life, lesbian, escapades, workplace, talking animals, friendship, supportive coworker, park ranger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.7
 317K
South Park (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.
Style: cynical, offbeat, witty, gross out humor, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, elementary school, parody, child swearing, buddies, mischievous children, friends, social satire, small town, teacher, death, adult humor ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 1990s, 2010s, 2000s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 9.2
 330K
Rick and Morty (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: An animated series that follows the exploits of a super scientist and his not-so-bright grandson.
Style: offbeat, humorous, dark humor, entertaining, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: scientist, mad scientist, adventure, time travel, grandfather grandson relationship, imaginary, youth, disorder, odd, prodigy, family relations, relatives ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Cleveland Show (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Cleveland Show is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane, Mike Henry, and Richard Appel for the Fox Broadcasting Company as a spin-off of Family Guy. The series centers on the Browns and Tubbs, two dysfunctional families ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, ethnic humor, adult animation ...
Audience: teens
Plot: black american, parents and children, family life, starting over, family relations, blended family, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, family man, black family, lovers reunited, wannabe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
F is for Family (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The story of the Murphy's, a lower middle class family living in the 1970s — a time when you could smack your kid, smoke inside, and bring a gun to the airport. “F Is For Family”, is a six-episode animated series based on the comedy of ...
Style: humorous, gross out humor, not serious, realistic, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family life, parents and children, dysfunctional family, working class, emotional abuse, couple relations, family relations, domineering father, identity crisis, teenage life, neighbor neighbor relationship, television ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 6K
Mr. Pickles (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
Story: The Goodman family lives with their lovable pet dog, Mr. Pickles, a deviant border collie with a secret satanic streak.
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, offbeat, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vicious, pets, cartoon dog, small town, small town life, family life, satanic ritual, satire, eccentric family, perversion, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
King of the Hill (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Set in Texas, this animated series follows the life of propane salesman Hank Hill, who lives with his overly confident substitute Spanish teacher wife Peggy, wannabe comedian son Bobby, and naive niece Luanne. Hank has conservative views about God, ...
Style: sitcom, adult animation, offbeat, humorous, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suburban life, small town, couple relations, social relations, overbearing parent, friends, supportive friend, ordinary person, grandparent and grandchild, family relations, parents and children, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Simpsons Movie (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After Homer accidentally pollutes the town's water supply, Springfield is encased in a gigantic dome by the EPA and the Simpsons are declared fugitives.
Style: funny, humorous, satirical, absurd, clever ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, snow, goofy hero, bomb, save the day, parents and children, eccentric family, president, heroic mission, irresponsible, danger, satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, seattle washington, oregon, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The major sub-plot circles around the youngest Griffin, Stewie, who has a near-death experience at a pool when a lifeguard chair falls on him, but he survives. After having a vision of being in Hell, he decides to change his ways, but this ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, not serious, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, search, family life, friends, parents and children, existence paradox, family relations, on the road, disorder, fan, storytelling ...
Time: future
Place: usa, rhode island, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 60K
Bob's Burgers (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Bob's Burgers follows a third-generation restaurateur, Bob, as he runs Bob's Burgers with the help of his wife and their three kids. Bob and his quirky family have big ideas about burgers, but fall short on service and sophistication. ...
Style: witty, sitcom, humorous, not serious, gross out humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: restaurant, eccentric family, family business, teenage daughter, parenthood, workplace, parents and children, siblings relations, chef, menu, sibling relationship, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Neighbors from Hell (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Neighbors from Hell was a satirical American animated sitcom that ran on TBS from June 7, 2010 to July 26, 2010. The executive producer of the series is Pam Brady. The first and only season consisted of 10 episodes. The series is owned by 20th ...
Style: not serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: couple relations, social relations, siblings relations, parents and children, family relations, suburban life, fish out of water, hidden identity, misfit, suburbs, eccentric family, imaginary ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 3K
Bordertown (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: The comedy, which takes place in a fictitious desert town near the U.S.-Mexico border, centers on the intertwining daily lives of neighbors Bud Buckwald and Ernesto Gonzales. Bud, a married father of three, is a Border Patrol agent who feels ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family life, couples, society, silly humor, couple relations, parents and children, immigrants, family relations, dysfunctional family, immigration
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Life & Times of Tim (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 900 min.
Story: The Life & Times of Tim is an HBO comedy animated television series, which premiered on September 28, 2008. The series was created by Steve Dildarian, and is about a hapless man in his mid-20's named Tim who lives in New York City with his ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sitcom, adult animation ...
Plot: workplace, promotion, boss, couples, nothing goes right, mishap, dishonesty, comedy of errors, career, disorder, humiliation, coworker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (1995)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist is an American animated series that originally ran on Comedy Central from May 28, 1995 to December 24, 1999—with a final set of three shelved episodes airing in 2002—starring Jonathan Katz, Jon Benjamin, and ...
Style: cynical, witty, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: therapy, psychiatrist, therapist, parents and children, doctors and patients, artists and showbiz, slacker, workplace, patient, power relations, family relations, treatment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 206K
Futurama (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The adventures of a late-20th-century New York City pizza delivery boy, Philip J. Fry, who, after being unwittingly cryogenically frozen for one thousand years, finds employment at Planet Express, an interplanetary delivery company in the ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, cynical, surreal, adult animation ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, mad scientist, robot, goofy hero, scientist, alien, benign alien, social satire, escapades, space and aliens, androids and robots, professor ...
Time: future, 20th century, year 1999, 1990s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
Movie in collections
 8.6
 131K
Archer Vice (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Sterling Archer is the world's most daunting spy. He works for ISIS, a spy agency run by his mother. In between dealing with his boss and his co-workers - one of whom is his ex-girlfriend - Archer manages to annoy or seduce everyone that ...
Style: humorous, witty, stylized, cynical, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, sarcasm, espionage, danger, womanizer, cia, escapades, government agency, male objectification, james bond spoof, dialogue, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Goode Family (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: The Goode Family is an American animated comedy series, which originally aired on ABC from May 27, 2009 to August 7, 2009. The series was created by Mike Judge, and follows the life of an environmentally responsible, albeit obsessive, family. The ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family values, society, youth, save the planet, unsupportive parent, environmentalism, family tradition, family life, family relations, parents and children, eccentric family, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
BoJack Horseman (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Meet the most beloved sitcom horse of the 90s - 20 years later. BoJack Horseman was the star of the hit TV show "Horsin' Around," but today he's washed up, living in Hollywood, complaining about everything, and wearing colorful ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, adult animation, satirical, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: existentialism, anthropomorphic animal, depression, desire for fame, showbiz, washed up star, down on your luck, hollywood, cynicism, horse, satire, anthropomorphism ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Brak Show (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
Story: The Brak Show is an animated television series that aired on Cartoon Network's late night programming block, Adult Swim. The Brak Show is a spin-off of the animated television series, Space Ghost Coast to Coast, and featured recurring ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: eccentric family, everyday life, family relations, living with parents, parody, teenage life, escapades, goofy hero, youth, parents and children, destruction, bully ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Wonder Showzen (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Wonder Showzen is an American sketch comedy television series that aired between 2005 and 2006 on MTV2. It was created by John Lee and Vernon Chatman of PFFR. The show is rated TV-MA. The show's format is that of educational PBS ...
Style: dark humor, surreal, not serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, social problems, racial slur, disorder, puppets, religions or cults, stupidity, society, social satire, puppet, parody, absurd humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Napoleon Dynamite (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Napoleon Dynamite is an American animated sitcom based on the 2004 cult film of the same name. The series was created by Jared and Jerusha Hess and developed by the Hesses and Mike Scully. The series follows the adventures of Napoleon Dynamite in ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: eccentric family, disorder, teenage life, social awkwardness, small town life, wannabe, high school, friendship, delusion, goofy hero, high school life, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.1
 71
Fatherhood (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Fatherhood is an American animated television series revolving around the Bindlebeep family and various happenings, inspired by the book of the same name by Bill Cosby. This was Nick at Nite's first original animated series. It has aired on ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sitcom
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, youth, lifestyle, society, family life, social relations, suburban life, parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, suburbs, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.9
 676
Crash Canyon (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Crash Canyon is a Canadian animated series. It tells the story of the community living at the bottom of a canyon. The Wendell family is looking for an original holiday by caravan but their trip ends sooner than expected at the bottom of a canyon in ...
Style: dark humor, not serious, humorous, cynical, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, silly humor, parents and children, social relations, family relations, eccentric family, disorder, culture clash, black family, canadian stereotype, mathematician, canyon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
 301
Baby Blues (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Baby Blues is an animated television series based on the Baby Blues comic strip. The first eight episodes of Baby Blues originally aired in the United States on The WB from July 28, 2000 until August 24, 2000, before the series cancellation. Five ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: parents and children, couples, family relations, relationship vs career, baby, parenthood, husband wife relationship, neighbor, workplace, social relations, workplace situations, couple relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 8K
The Oblongs (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 284 min.
Story: The Oblongs is an American animated television series aimed at teenagers and adults. It is loosely based on a series of characters introduced in creator Angus Oblong's picture book entitled Creepy Susie and 13 Other Tragic Tales for Troubled ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, offbeat, adult animation ...
Plot: eccentric family, family relations, genetically altered, family life, parents and children, misfit, society, social misfits, toxic, radiation, husband wife relationship, deformity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 267
Stone Quackers (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
Story: Stone Quackers revolves around the misadventures of two ducks, Whit and Clay, along with their friends Barf and Dottie, plus the authority Officer Barry.
Style: not serious, offbeat, humorous, dark humor, adult animation
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, cartoon duck, disorder, buddies, friends, prank, silly humor, anthropomorphism, adult humor, surrealism, absurd humor, duck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Proud Family (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: "The Proud Family" follows the adventures and misadventures of Penny, a 14-year-old African American girl who's doing her best to navigate through the early years of teen-dom. Penny's every encounter inevitably spirals into ...
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, sitcom, multicultural ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: parents and children, friendship, family life, lifestyle, best friends, youth, high school, teenage love, family relations, siblings relations, teenage life, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%