Movies and TV shows like How I Met Your Mother

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How I Met Your Mother (2005)
 8.3
 660K
How I Met Your Mother (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: How I Met Your Mother is an American sitcom that originally aired on CBS from September 19, 2005, to March 31, 2014. The series follows the main character, Ted Mosby, and his group of friends in Manhattan. As a framing device, Ted, in the year 2030, recounts to his son and daughter the events that led to his meeting their mother.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, sexy, witty, sitcom, sexual, not serious, romantic, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, roommate, friends, looking for love, dating, group of friends, singleness, couples, couple relations, womanizer, career, lovers, party, love and romance, buddies, architect, fall in love, casual sex, romance, best friends, lifestyle, crush, career change, marriage, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2030s, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city

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Most similar movies to How I Met Your Mother

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, sitcom and not serious films and TV series with plots about love and romance, friends, couples, friendship, dating, lifestyle and couple relations mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like How I Met Your Mother: Friends (1994), New Girl (2011), Cougar Town (2009), Happy Endings (2011), The Big Bang Theory (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.9
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Friends (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The misadventures of a group of friends as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life and love in Manhattan.
Style: feel good, humorous, sitcom, witty, not serious ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing, teens
Plot: friendship, everyday life, best friends, group of friends, looking for love, love and romance, couple relations, friends, family relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, cafe, female friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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89%
 7.7
 216K
New Girl (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Jessica Day is an offbeat and adorable girl in her late 20s who, after a bad breakup, moves in with three single guys. Goofy, positive, vulnerable and honest to a fault, Jess has faith in people, even when she shouldn't. Although she's ...
Style: talky, feel good, buddy comedy, sitcom, light ...
Plot: friends, roommate, group of friends, ex couple relations, couple relations, love and romance, optimism, couples, lifestyle, singleness, buddies, young woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.0
 43K
Cougar Town (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Jules Cobb is a mom in her forties facing the often humorous challenges, pitfalls and rewards of life's next chapter. Along for the journey is her son, her ex-husband, her husband/neighbor and her friends who together make up her dysfunctional, ...
Style: sexy, realistic, light, sexual, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: neighbor, small town life, looking for love, middle aged, supportive friend, wine, friendship, lifestyle, love and romance, divorce, parents and children, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 38K
Happy Endings (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Happy Endings is an American television sitcom that ran on ABC from April 13, 2011 to May 3, 2013. The show follows the dysfunctional adventures of six best friends living in Chicago.
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous, touching ...
Plot: friendship, group of friends, lifestyle, best friends, sibling relationship, friends, dating, sexual tension, breakup, fiance fiancee relationship, best friend, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Big Bang Theory (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Big Bang Theory is centered on five characters living in Pasadena, California: roommates Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper; Penny, a waitress and aspiring actress who lives across the hall; and Leonard and Sheldon's equally geeky and ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, clever, witty, feel good ...
Plot: friends, genius, scientist, geek, sarcasm, nerd, roommate, friendship, intelligence, science, social awkwardness, neighbor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, usa, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.5
 4K
Mad Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mad Love is an American television series that aired on CBS from February 14 to May 16, 2011. The sitcom was planned as a mid-season replacement during the 2010–11 television season. On May 15, 2011, Mad Love was officially cancelled by CBS.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sitcom, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, romance, friendship, love and romance, opposites attract, lifestyle, couple relations, thirtysomething life, twentysomething life, couples, singleness, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
That Awkward Moment (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Best pals Jason and Daniel indulge in casual flings and revel in their carefree, unattached lives. After learning that the marriage of their friend Mikey is over, they gladly welcome him back into their circle. The three young men make a pact to ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, romantic, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, friendship between men, friendship, looking for sex, three friends, relationships, male objectification, buddies, romance, casual sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Two and a Half Men (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A hedonistic jingle writer's free-wheeling life comes to an abrupt halt when his brother and 10-year-old nephew move into his beach-front house.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious, buddy comedy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: beach house, teenager, womanizer, friends, roommate, slacker, parents and children, lifestyle, silly humor, family life, eccentric family, young kid ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, malibu california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 6.6
 96K
2 Broke Girls (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy about the unlikely friendship that develops between two very different young women who meet waitressing at a diner in trendy Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and form a bond over one day owning their own successful cupcake business. Only one thing ...
Style: not serious, witty, feel good, sitcom, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female friendship, money raising, friendship, ambitious, financial problem, best friends, workplace situations, diner, lifestyle change, friends, everyday life, waiter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.1
 8K
Men at Work (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Men at Work is an American comedy series that airs on TBS. The series was created by Breckin Meyer and stars Danny Masterson, Michael Cassidy, Adam Busch, James Lesure and Meredith Hagner. The series premiered on May 24, 2012 at 10 pm. TBS second ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: buddies, workplace, lifestyle, couples, photographer, friendship, dating, magazine, love and romance, dumped, journal, manhood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.5
 409K
Modern Family (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan is a wonderfully large and blended family. They give us an honest and often hilarious look into the sometimes warm, sometimes twisted, embrace of the modern family.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, cynical, not serious
Plot: family relations, family life, generation gap, parents and children, everyday life, adolescence, hot and sexy, marriage, couple relations, family, eccentric family, gay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, southern california, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.2
 6K
Mixology (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: One bar. One night. Ten single people. Welcome to Mix, a high-end bar in Manhattan's trendy meatpacking district.  These are the exploits of singles, five guys and five girls, in search of love - all over the course of one night.
Style: talky, realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, battle of the sexes, love and romance, couples, buddies, eligible bachelor, couple relations, singleness, friends, waiter, dumped, dating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 8.1
 165K
That '70s Show (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Crank up the 8-track and flash back to a time when platform shoes and puka shells were all the rage in this hilarious retro-sitcom. For Eric, Kelso, Jackie, Hyde, Donna and Fez, a group of high school teens who spend most of their time hanging out ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: friendship, family relations, teenage love, group of friends, couple relations, parents and children, generation gap, adolescence vs adulthood, americana, first love, cannabis, suburbs ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Rules of Engagement (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Rules of Engagement is a comedy about the different phases of male/female relationships, as seen through the eyes of a newly engaged couple, Adam and Jennifer, a long-time married pair, Jeff and Audrey, and a single guy on the prowl, Russell. As ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dating, lifestyle, friendship, couple relations, romance, love and romance, marriage, couples, wooing, group of friends, engaged, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 239K
Just Go with It (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A plastic surgeon, romancing a much younger schoolteacher, enlists his loyal assistant to pretend to be his soon to be ex-wife, in order to cover up a careless lie. When more lies backfire, the assistant's kids become involved, and everyone ...
Style: feel good, humorous, ridiculous, not serious, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, family outing, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, romance, pretense, couple relations, office romance, single mother, deception, couples, plastic surgery, marriage, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1992, year 1988, year 2011 ...
Place: hawaii, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 942
Never Again (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man and a woman who have pledged never to fall in love again meet in a gay bar.
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, looking for love, introspection, lifestyle, starting over, couple relations, wooing, sexual relations, couples, romance, hopes, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 45K
Coupling (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Coupling is a British television sitcom written by Steven Moffat that aired on BBC2 from May 2000 to June 2004. Produced by Hartswood Films for the BBC, the show centres on the dating and sexual adventures and mishaps of six friends in their ...
Style: humorous, witty, sitcom, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couples, looking for sex, casual sex, sexual relations, sexual humor, looking for love, lifestyle, love triangle, seduction, lovers, couple relations, boyfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.6
 858
100 Questions (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
TV show
Story: 100 Questions is an American situation comedy series which premiered on NBC on May 27, 2010. In May 2009 the network announced that the show would debut midseason in March 2010 on Tuesday nights at 9:30 pm, after NBC's coverage of the 2010 ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, sincere, not serious, feel good ...
Plot: looking for love, romance, couple relations, friends, couples, dating, city life, introspection, buddies, friendship, battle of the sexes, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.3
 4K
Partners (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Partners is an American comedy series that aired on CBS from September 24 to November 12, 2012, on Monday nights at 8:30 pm, following the sitcom How I Met Your Mother. The series was created by Will & Grace creators Max Mutchnick and David ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, feel good, realistic
Plot: architect, friendship, partners, workplace situations, lifestyle, workplace, gay friend, friendship between men, business partner, love triangle, gays and lesbians, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sex and the City (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, stylized, witty, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: female friendship, sexual intercourse, best friends, looking for love, couple relations, sex, hot and sexy, sexual attraction, looking for sex, everyday life, city life, up and down relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
 7.3
 9K
Undateable (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Whether it's due to a lack of style, the wrong job, or even just a bad haircut, everyone goes through a time in their lives when they're undateable. Most of us eventually grow out of it, but some people need a little more help than others. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friends, dating, roommate, supportive friend, odd couple, looking for love, seduction, shyness, lifestyle, love and romance, nothing goes right, loser ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.4
 327
Love, Inc. (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The energetic staff of LOVE, INC. takes pride in their success as full-service dating consultants. Leading the flourishing team is owner and founder of LOVE, INC., Clea. After her marriage of nine years falls apart, she now finds herself thrust into ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, captivating, light, feel good ...
Plot: looking for love, romance, matchmaking, dating, couples, counselor, wooing, friendship, matchmaker, love, rivalry, love and romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.7
 42K
Love (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Rebellious Mickey and good-natured Gus navigate the thrills and agonies of modern relationships.
Style: realistic, humorous, talky, sincere, witty ...
Plot: couples, couple relations, love and romance, love, romance, junkie, hollywood, marriage, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationship problems, friendship, dating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Girl's Guide to Depravity (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Girl's Guide to Depravity is a comedy/drama series based on Heather Rutman's popular book and blog of the same name. The show debuted in the US on Cinemax in February of 2012, and has aired internationally in Latin America, Spain, ...
Style: humorous, sexy, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, looking for love, couples, best friends, friends, singleness, city life, rules and policies, strong female presence, love, dating, girlfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 313K
Hitch (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Dating coach Alex 'Hitch' Hitchens mentors a bumbling client, Albert, who hopes to win the heart of the glamorous Allegra Cole. While Albert makes progress, Hitch faces his own romantic setbacks when proven techniques fail to work on Sara ...
Style: romantic, feel good, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, flirting, looking for love, wooing, love and romance, dating, teaching the ways of the world, slick, matchmaking, eligible bachelor, power of love, initially antagonists ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 55K
Will & Grace (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Will Truman and Grace Adler are best friends living in New York, and when Grace's engagement falls apart, she moves in with Will. Together, along with their friends, they go through the trials of dating, sex, relationships and their careers, ...
Style: sitcom, stylized, feel good, realistic, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, roommate, friendship, supportive friend, best friends, love and romance, dating, platonic, gender, singleness, looking for love, lawyer ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Inside Schwartz (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Inside Schwartz is an American sitcom starring Breckin Meyer as the titular character. The show was produced by 20th Century Fox Television and National Broadcasting Company and first aired on NBC on Thursday Night at 8:30 EST.
Style: humorous, sitcom, not serious, light, feel good
Plot: lifestyle, breakup, friends, love and romance, friendship, couple relations, journalism, twentysomething life, buddies, parents and children, couples, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.2
 4K
Girlfriends (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Girlfriends is an American comedy-drama sitcom that premiered on September 11, 2000, on UPN and aired on UPN's successor network, The CW, before being cancelled in 2008. The final episode aired on February 11, 2008. When Girlfriends returned ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: eligible bachelor, friendship, lifestyle, love triangle, female friendship, best friends, friends, up and down relationship, couple relations, looking for love, fall in love, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.9
 2K
Pulling (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Pulling is a BBC comedy series, produced by Silver River Productions and broadcast on BBC Three, about three single female friends who live in Penge, south-east London. It was co-written by Sharon Horgan and Dennis Kelly and stars Sharon Horgan as ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, sitcom
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, female friendship, battle of the sexes, boyfriend, up and down relationship, couples, romance, lifestyle, looking for love, singleness, dating, sexual tension ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Friends (With Benefits) (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Meet Chloe and Owen: best buds since their sandbox days. Now, in med school as they attempt to balance the weight of their studies, his job, her band, their parents, their friends (their sanity), they find little time for relationships...but lots of ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, witty, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, couple relations, friends, fall in love, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, romance, sexual relations, singleness, medical school, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%