Movies and TV shows like How I Met Your Mother

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How I Met Your Mother (2005)
 8.3
 531K
How I Met Your Mother (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: humorous, feel good, witty, sexual, not serious, light, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, friendship, bar, singleness, sitcom, womanizer, urban, couple relations, lovers, party, dating, architect, roommate, buddies, career, marriage, friends, romance, casual sex, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, group of friends, law student, 2030s, twentysomething life, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
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, not serious and witty films and TV series with plots about friends, couples, love and romance, sitcom, lifestyle, dating and friendship mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like How I Met Your Mother: Friends (1994), The Big Bang Theory (2007), New Girl (2011), Happy Endings (2011), Cougar Town (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.9
 653K
Friends (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The misadventures of a group of friends as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life and love in Manhattan.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, not serious, talky ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, best friends, sitcom, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couple relations, group of friends, family relations, love and romance, friends, everyday life, twentysomething life, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
The Big Bang Theory (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: humorous, witty, feel good, clever, intellectual ...
Plot: friends, neighbor, scientist, friendship, sitcom, social awkwardness, buddies, intelligence, geek, science, nerd, prodigy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, usa, campus, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 169K
New Girl (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: feel good, humorous, talky, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: friends, singleness, group of friends, roommate, buddies, couple relations, optimism, young people, sitcom, young woman, ex couple relations, apartment building ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 7.7
 32K
Happy Endings (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, friendship, group of friends, battle of the sexes, couple relations, lgbt, sibling relationship, interracial couple, wife husband relationship, breakup, couples, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.0
 39K
Cougar Town (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: humorous, light, entertaining, feel good, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: neighbor, looking for love, small town life, divorce, lifestyle, wine, parents and children, sitcom, dating, parenthood, hot and sexy, age difference ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Two and a Half Men (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, situational comedy, buddy comedy
Audience: date night
Plot: sitcom, roommate, beach house, womanizer, casual sex, single parent, singleness, ex spouse, parents and children, friends, divorce, uptight character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.5
 809
100 Questions (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
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: not serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, buddies, battle of the sexes, romance, dating, group of friends, introspection, bar, looking for love, urban, twentysomething life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.6
 4K
Mad Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, looking for love, romance, dating, sitcom, singleness, urban, city life, couples, friends, best friends, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 47K
Will & Grace (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: realistic, stylized, humorous, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, friendship, gay, roommate, best friends, dating, urban, love and romance, singleness, looking for love, designer, supportive friend ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.0
 39K
Joey (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Joey is an American sitcom, a spin-off from Friends, which stars Matt LeBlanc reprising his role as Joey Tribbiani. It premiered on the NBC television network, on September 9, 2004, in the former time slot of its parent series, Thursday nights at ...
Style: humorous, realistic, situational comedy, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sitcom, womanizer, aspiring actor, actor's life, fish out of water, singleness, hollywood, friendship, family relations, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, misfit ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ 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: humorous, not serious, realistic, romantic, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, friendship, looking for sex, singleness, male friendship, twentysomething life, buddies, romance, verbal byplay, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Rules of Engagement (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: sitcom, dating, couple relations, romance, singleness, group of friends, love and romance, couples, friends, friendship, wooing, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: After a naive Midwestern girl's big city dreams are dashed her first week in New York, she finds herself living with her worst nightmare in this hilarious, contemporary comedy about a female odd couple who are surrounded by an outrageous cast ...
Style: humorous, cynical, not serious, sexy, realistic
Plot: sitcom, roommate, city life, lifestyle change, lifestyle, party, odd couple, friends, twentysomething life, big city, troublemaker, everyday life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 275K
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: feel good, romantic, entertaining, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, teaching the ways of the world, battle of the sexes, wooing, looking for love, dating, hidden identity, hotshot, verbal byplay, romance, mentor, matchmaking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 97K
Serendipity (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Although strangers Sara and Jonathan are both already in relationships, they realize they have genuine chemistry after a chance encounter – but part company soon after. Years later, they each yearn to reunite, despite being destined for the altar. ...
Style: feel good, touching, romantic, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, love and romance, true love, looking for love, fall in love, hopes, serendipity, coincidence, friendship, lovers reunited, against the odds, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 5K
A to Z (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
Story: The story follows the lives of Andrew, an employee at an internet dating site who dreams of meeting the girl of his dreams, and Zelda, a no-nonsense lawyer who was raised by a hippie mother and carries a rebellious streak. By an accidental chance of ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, entertaining, situational comedy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unlikely couple, opposites attract, couple relations, dating, love and romance, urban, looking for love, unfulfillment, destiny, twentysomething life, hopes, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.7
 958
Coupling (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Coupling is a 2003 American remake of the British television sitcom of the same title, which aired on NBC.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: best friends, couple relations, verbal byplay, romance, sitcom, group of friends, looking for love, looking for sex, love triangle, sexual relations, thirtysomething life, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.0
 13K
Gavin & Stacey (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Story: Gavin is an ordinary boy from Billericay, Essex. Stacey is an ordinary girl from Barry Island, South Wales. They’ve spoken on the phone every day at work for months but they’ve never actually met… until now.
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, clever, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, friendship, long distance relationship, sitcom, dating, family life, romance, urban, twentysomething life, love and romance, couples, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 18K
Mad About You (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Mad About You is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 23, 1992 to May 24, 1999. The show stars Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt as a newly married couple in New York City. Reiser played Paul Buchman, a documentary film maker. Hunt played ...
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, touching, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: sitcom, marriage, oldies, couple relations, verbal byplay, friendship, romance, newlywed, love and romance, youth, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.3
 8K
Undateable (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: humorous, realistic, light, feel good, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sitcom, bar, friends, dating, odd couple, roommate, supportive friend, looking for love, wooing, love and romance, shyness, seduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.0
 1K
Pulling (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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, semi serious, realistic, witty
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dating, female friendship, friendship, verbal byplay, best friends, romance, couple relations, urban, looking for love, looking for sex, sexual relations, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
What I Like About You (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Valerie Tyler is a 28-year-old organization freak who loves her 16-year-old sister Holly. Even if Holly is rambunctious. Spontaneous. Impulsive. Disconcerting. And definitely disorganized. Then Holly moves in with Val, and the sisters discover they ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: sitcom, roommate, sibling relationship, family relations, looking for love, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, youth, teenage life, first love, lifestyle, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.3
 5K
Mixology (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, talky
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: bar, battle of the sexes, looking for love, urban, dating, sitcom, singleness, love and romance, couples, buddies, couple relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Two Guys and a Girl is an American sitcom created by Kenny Schwartz and Danny Jacobson. It ran on ABC from March 10, 1998, to May 16, 2001. Eighty-one episodes were aired over four seasons. The series stars Ryan Reynolds, Traylor Howard and Richard ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, friendship, basketball, roommate, buddies, looking for love, young adult, restaurant, singleness, twentysomething life, workplace situations, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: boston, usa, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
 5K
The Exes (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A sitcom about three divorced men sharing an apartment across the hall from their female divorce attorney, who is also their landlord.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: sitcom, buddies, landlord tenant relationship, couples, singleness, roommate, looking for love, looking for sex, starting over, hopes, partners, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.6
 40K
Coupling (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, biting ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for sex, sexual relations, casual sex, sex, sitcom, bar, couples, looking for love, battle of the sexes, romance, verbal byplay, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.5
 2K
Love Bites (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Love Bites is an American television series originally planned for the 2010–11 television season on the NBC network that eventually aired as a summer replacement series. It premiered in its regular Thursday night time slot at 10:00 pm Eastern/9:00 ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dating, anthology, couple relations, looking for love, romance, singleness, urban, city life, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, witty, stylized, sentimental, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sex, looking for sex, looking for love, best friends, couple relations, sexual relations, love and romance, female friendship, casual sex, city life, sexuality, everyday life ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s ...
Place: new york, manhattan, new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 184K
I Love You, Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Peter Klaven is a successful real estate agent who, upon getting engaged to the woman of his dreams, Zooey, discovers, to his dismay and chagrin, that he has no male friend close enough to serve as his Best Man. Peter immediately sets out to rectify ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, couple relations, loneliness, buddies, friendship between men, obsessive quest, supportive friend, loner, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, coworker, friend, socially awkward ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, malibu california, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.4
 355
Committed (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Committed is a television sitcom that aired on NBC as a midseason replacement from January 4 to March 15, 2005. Although originally broadcast twice a week the series eventually settled in a regular timeslot on Tuesdays at 9:30PM EST after Scrubs. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, neurotic
Plot: sitcom, therapist, unlikely couple, opposites attract, romance, dating, couple relations, love and romance, couples, eccentric family, optimism, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%