Movies and TV shows like American Dad!

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American Dad! (2005)
 7.3
 114K
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, suspense, witty ...
Plot: family relations, cia, satire, parents and children, benign alien, small town, patriotism, youth, german, talking animals, stupidity, alien, american flag, teenage life, couple relations, family life, geek, fish, couples, eccentric family, immature, personal safety, space and aliens, violence, blonde ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, washington d.c., virginia, langley virginia

Most similar movies to American Dad!

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, adult animation and offbeat films and TV series with plots about family relations, parents and children, disorder, satire, silly humor, youth and family life mostly in Animation, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like American Dad!: Family Guy (1999), The Simpsons (1989), Paradise PD (2018), Brickleberry (2012), South Park (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.1
 297K
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, exciting, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, social satire, small town, parents and children, talking animals, dog, satire, family life, couple relations, adolescence, siblings relations, goofy hero ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 2020s ...
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.7
 354K
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, witty, humorous, not serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, social satire, parents and children, eccentric family, neighbor, couple relations, small town, satire, goofy hero, society, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 80s, 90s, contemporary ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 12K
Paradise PD (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, 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: dark humor, not serious, cynical, humorous, adult animation ...
Plot: police investigation, social satire, small town, buddies, goofy hero, stupidity, disorder, bad cop, dumb, criminal, police protagonist, satire ...
⇓ 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: dark humor, not serious, absurd, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: in the woods, dysfunctional character, sexual tension, workplace situations, talking animals, escapades, lesbian, workplace, friendship, supportive coworker, animal life, park ranger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.7
 321K
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, witty, offbeat, humorous, gross out humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, elementary school, parody, social satire, child swearing, buddies, death, mischievous children, friends, small town, teacher, vicious ...
Time: 90s, 2010s, 2000s, 1990s, 20th century ...
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 9.2
 348K
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, dark humor, humorous, entertaining, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, scientist, adventure, time travel, grandfather grandson relationship, imaginary, adolescence, family relations, graphic violence, youth, disorder, social satire ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: humorous, funny, satirical, absurd, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, snow, goofy hero, bomb, save the day, parents and children, eccentric family, president, contamination, danger, heroic mission, irresponsible ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, seattle, seattle washington, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, family life, parents and children, starting over, family relations, blended family, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, family man, black family, suburbs, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 7K
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: dark humor, bloody, not serious, offbeat, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vicious, pets, small town, cartoon dog, satanic ritual, small town life, family life, satire, parents and children, perversion, eccentric family, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.1
 62K
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, not serious, sitcom, humorous, gross out humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: restaurant, siblings relations, chef, family business, sibling relationship, teenage daughter, restaurant owner, eccentric family, parents and children, workplace, parenthood, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ 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, witty, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, small town, suburban life, suburbs, overbearing parent, salesman, youth, couples, family life, guest, friendship, manhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ 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, family relations, adventure, search, family life, parents and children, friends, disorder, on the road, self discovery, existence paradox, talking animals ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 2040s, year 2005
Place: usa, san francisco, new jersey, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: social relations, family relations, fish out of water, family life, couples, eccentric family, couple relations, parents and children, suburbs, misfit, hidden identity, suburban life ...
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, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family life, couples, parents and children, couple relations, silly humor, society, immigrants, family relations, dysfunctional family, immigration, journey
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Solar Opposites (2020)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: A family of aliens from a much better world must take refuge in middle America after the destruction of their planet. Their mission: protect the Pupa, a living super computer that will one day evolve into its true form, consume them and terraform ...
Style: dark humor, funny, entertaining, whimsical, adult animation
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, adventure, social misfits, new life, refugee, science and technology, adult humor, family relations, house
Place: usa
⇓ 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, not serious, offbeat ...
Plot: therapy, psychiatrist, therapist, artists and showbiz, parents and children, doctors and patients, psychotherapist, workplace, secretary, slacker, patient, clinic ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, offbeat ...
Plot: workplace, promotion, boss, couples, nothing goes right, dishonesty, workplace situations, coworker, humiliation, mishap, disorder, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.7
 100K
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, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: existentialism, showbiz, anthropomorphic animal, hollywood, depression, desire for fame, washed up star, down on your luck, cynicism, horse, adult humor, satire ...
Time: 21st century, hollywood star, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: society, family values, youth, family tradition, environmentalism, teenage life, eccentric family, parents and children, family life, family relations, unsupportive parent, save the planet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.1
 73
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, sitcom, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, suburbs, family life, parents and children, society, dog, school, fatherhood, rivalry, friendship, love, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.6
 133K
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: witty, cynical, stylized, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, sarcasm, espionage, womanizer, danger, james bond spoof, government agency, escapades, crimes, alcohol, dialogue, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.3
 1K
TripTank (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Story: TripTank is Comedy Central’s newest animated experience, executive produced by ShadowMachine’s Alex Bulkley and Corey Campodonico. The weekly, eight-episode half-hour series, showcases a wide range of fast-paced, hard-hitting animated comedy ...
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, entertaining, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens
Plot: silly humor, satire, disorder, multiple storylines, adventure, computer animation
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: humorous, surreal, not serious, dark humor, controversial ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, puppet, social problems, racial slur, stupidity, religions or cults, puppets, disorder, society, social satire, absurd humor, parody ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
 4.9
 679
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: humorous, witty, not serious, captivating, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, culture clash, family relations, eccentric family, silly humor, parents and children, disorder, stranded, motor home, canyon, getting along, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, humorous, not serious, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: everyday life, eccentric family, living with parents, goofy hero, escapades, teenage life, parents and children, youth, parody, family relations, destruction, newspaper ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: offbeat, realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, social awkwardness, small town, eccentric family, goofy hero, teenage life, youth, high school, delusion, friendship, high school life, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.4
 208K
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, cynical, surreal, humorous, adult animation ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, mad scientist, goofy hero, scientist, robot, benign alien, alien, social satire, escapades, space and aliens, androids and robots, professor ...
Time: future, year 1999, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 6.7
 286
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: humorous, not serious, dark humor, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, cartoon duck, friends, disorder, buddies, anthropomorphism, roommate, absurd humor, adventure, rivalry, prank, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
 312
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: family relations, baby, parents and children, relationship vs career, couples, husband wife relationship, parenthood, neighbor, social relations, couple relations, workplace situations, workplace ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Sit Down Shut Up (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Sit Down, Shut Up is an American animated television series created by Mitchell Hurwitz for the Fox network. The series focuses on a group of high school teachers in a small town in Florida "who don't care about teaching". The series ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Plot: workplace situations, teachers and students, workplace, high school life, social relations, small town, high school, hippie, rivalry, boss and employee, gays and lesbians, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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