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: friendship, looking for love, bar, singleness, sitcom, womanizer, lovers, couple relations, urban, dating, architect, friends, career, marriage, roommate, casual sex, buddies, romance, party, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, group of friends, law student, teacher, 2030s, love and romance ...
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, love and romance, couples, sitcom, lifestyle, friendship and dating 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, group of friends, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, family relations, couple relations, everyday life, friends, looking for love, roommate ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 21st century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, intellectual, clever ...
Plot: neighbor, friends, scientist, friendship, social awkwardness, intelligence, geek, buddies, sitcom, science, prodigy, roommate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, campus, usa, 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, captivating, light ...
Plot: friends, roommate, group of friends, couple relations, optimism, young people, singleness, ex couple relations, buddies, sitcom, young woman, apartment building ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, friendship, group of friends, couple relations, love and romance, friends, ex couple relations, singleness, up and down relationship, girlfriend, best friends, breakup ...
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, sexual, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: neighbor, divorce, looking for love, small town life, lifestyle, wine, dating, parents and children, career, sitcom, parenthood, hot and sexy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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, womanizer, roommate, beach house, ex spouse, singleness, single parent, casual sex, divorce, friends, parents and children, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, usa, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, wooing, teaching the ways of the world, battle of the sexes, dating, looking for love, hotshot, hidden identity, romance, verbal byplay, matchmaking, surveillance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: realistic, feel good, humorous, witty, sincere ...
Plot: sitcom, looking for love, friends, introspection, lifestyle, urban, battle of the sexes, couples, buddies, bar, couple relations, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 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: realistic, humorous, not serious
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, city life, singleness, love and romance, opposites attract, buddies, fall in love, looking for love, couples, friendship, lifestyle, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: dating, sitcom, thirtysomething life, couple relations, wooing, engaged, couples, friendship, marriage, singleness, love and romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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: stylized, realistic, feel good, talky, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, friendship, roommate, gay, supportive friend, love and romance, designer, best friends, dating, platonic, gender, singleness ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 2010s ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, fall in love, love and romance, friendship, looking for sex, male friendship, twentysomething life, buddies, romance, lifestyle, verbal byplay, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.3
 5K
Mixology (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
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: realistic, sexy, humorous, semi serious, talky
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: bar, friends, urban, battle of the sexes, couples, looking for love, buddies, eligible bachelor, singleness, couple relations, love and romance, dating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.1
 138K
That '70s Show (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: humorous, not serious, sentimental, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: sitcom, friendship, generation gap, parents and children, couple relations, drugs/alcohol, adolescence vs adulthood, first love, teenage love, americana, dating, nurse ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Odd Couple (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Oscar's life seems almost perfect...sure he's divorced and his apartment is a mess, but he's the host of a well-known sports show, and is enjoying his bachelor lifestyle in New York City. That is until his college friend, Felix, shows ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, odd couple, friendship, friends, dating, disorder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, misfit, radio show, job, macho man, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: roommate, sitcom, lifestyle change, friends, lifestyle, party, city life, odd couple, engaged, troublemaker, everyday life, young people ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ 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: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, love and romance, true love, looking for love, fall in love, hopes, coincidence, serendipity, friendship, against the odds, lovers reunited, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, california, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, couple relations, girlfriend, best friends, lifestyle, urban, marriage, twentysomething life, overbearing parent, family relations, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 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: couple relations, love and romance, unlikely couple, opposites attract, looking for love, unfulfillment, dating, urban, destiny, hopes, twentysomething life, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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: realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dating, friendship, female friendship, sexual activity, singleness, friends, couple relations, sexual relations, up and down relationship, romance, looking for sex, verbal byplay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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, talky, realistic, sexy, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dating, lifestyle, sexual activity, couple relations, looking for love, sexuality, sexual exploration, casual sex, singleness, love and romance, twentysomething life, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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: sexual, sexy, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: couples, looking for love, friends, verbal byplay, thirtysomething life, romance, love and romance, looking for sex, couple relations, sexual relations, wooing, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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: witty, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: sitcom, marriage, family relations, verbal byplay, romance, parents and children, couple relations, city life, love and romance, up and down relationship, oldies, newlyweds ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, roommate, basketball, singleness, twentysomething life, love and romance, up and down relationship, buddies, looking for love, couples, workplace ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: boston, medical school, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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: bar, sitcom, friends, dating, roommate, supportive friend, shyness, seduction, odd couple, looking for love, sexual attraction, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: witty, semi serious, humorous, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: sitcom, family relations, looking for love, lifestyle, teenage life, youth, first love, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, roommate, sibling relationship, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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: humorous, witty, semi serious, biting, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for sex, casual sex, sexual relations, bar, sitcom, sex, looking for love, couples, couple relations, ex couple relations, lust, seduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, sentimental, witty, stylized, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: sex, looking for love, female friendship, couple relations, looking for sex, sexual relations, best friends, sexuality, love and romance, everyday life, city life, sexual dysfunction ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.5
 1K
Sol Goode (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sol Goode, a charismatic L.A. twenty-something, has always relied on charm, good looks, and fast talk to glide through life. But his luck may have run out; faced with eviction from his hipster apartment, totaling his car, and the threat of having to ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, self discovery, lifestyle, looking for love, couple relations, love and romance, couples, singleness, male female relationship, eviction, fear of commitment, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.4
 4K
Partners (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
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: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: architect, friendship, business partner, gays and lesbians, best friends, partners, buddies, couples, gender, lifestyle, workplace, sitcom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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