Movies and TV shows like How I Met Your Mother

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How I Met Your Mother (2005)
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How I Met Your Mother (2005)
Original name: How i met your mother
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, sitcom, witty, light, sexy, sexual, not serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, dating, singleness, friends, couple relations, bar, looking for love, group of friends, roommate, womanizer, buddies, career, love and romance, couples, twentysomething life, lovers, party, architect, fall in love, casual sex, urban, romance, marriage, best friends, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, 2030s, contemporary, 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 friends, couples, love and romance, friendship, lifestyle, dating and couple relations mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like How I Met Your Mother: Friends (1994), Cougar Town (2009), New Girl (2011), 2 Broke Girls (2011), That '70s Show (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, best friends, everyday life, group of friends, love and romance, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, looking for love, friends, family relations, cafe, twentysomething life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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87%
 7.0
 41K
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: realistic, light, humorous, sexy, not serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: neighbor, wine, small town life, looking for love, middle aged, love and romance, divorce, friendship, lifestyle, parents and children, singleness, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 193K
New Girl (2011)
Genre: Comedy
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: feel good, buddy comedy, light, talky, humorous ...
Plot: friends, roommate, couple relations, ex couple relations, group of friends, love and romance, optimism, young people, couples, lifestyle, singleness, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.7
 90K
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, feel good, witty, sitcom, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female friendship, money raising, friendship, financial problem, ambitious, best friends, workplace situations, diner, friends, lifestyle change, everyday life, waiter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.1
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That '70s Show (1998)
Genre: Comedy, 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, sentimental, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: friendship, family relations, group of friends, generation gap, couple relations, parents and children, americana, first love, drugs/alcohol, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, cannabis ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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, witty, intellectual, feel good ...
Plot: geek, friends, scientist, sarcasm, science, neighbor, intelligence, genius, nerd, friendship, social awkwardness, roommate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.6
 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: humorous, not serious, realistic, sitcom, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, romance, opposites attract, looking for love, love and romance, best friends, couples, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, couple relations, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 34K
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, dating, friends, sexual tension, breakup, fiance fiancee relationship, best friend, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, male friendship, twentysomething life, three friends, relationships, male objectification, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, sex comedy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: beach house, womanizer, divorced divorcee, roommate, ex spouse, parents and children, singleness, lifestyle, friends, teenager, immature, overbearing parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, malibu california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.3
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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, sexy, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, battle of the sexes, love and romance, couples, singleness, buddies, urban, bar, eligible bachelor, couple relations, friends, fast talker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 8.4
 357K
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, marriage, parents and children, blended family, adolescence, everyday life, generation gap, gay father, gay, eccentric family, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, southern california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.4
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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, male friendship, business partner, love triangle, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, humorous, sentimental, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, lifestyle, starting over, looking for love, introspection, couple relations, wooing, sexual relations, couples, hopes, romance, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
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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, feel good, not serious ...
Plot: looking for love, romance, couples, couple relations, friends, dating, buddies, city life, introspection, friendship, bar, indoor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 51K
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, feel good, stylized, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, friendship, roommate, supportive friend, best friends, love and romance, dating, platonic, singleness, looking for love, gender, socialite ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 1990s ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.4
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Hello Ladies (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Stuart Pritchard is an awkward, overly-confident Englishman trying to date in Los Angeles – where he repeatedly attempts to infiltrate the world of beautiful people.
Style: humorous, cynical, sitcom, light, captivating ...
Plot: dating, looking for love, social awkwardness, nothing goes right, loser, buddies, everyday life, fish out of water, party, frustration, disorder, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
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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: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sitcom
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, female friendship, battle of the sexes, singleness, looking for love, romance, lifestyle, boyfriend, couples, up and down relationship, dating, sexual tension ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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: witty, sentimental, stylized, sexual, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: female friendship, looking for love, best friends, couple relations, sex, sexual intercourse, sexual attraction, looking for sex, everyday life, city life, up and down relationship, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
Romantically Challenged (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Romantically Challenged is a comedy television series, which ran on ABC from April 19, 2010 to May 17, 2010. It is set in Pittsburgh and created by Ricky Blitt, who is also the show's head writer. The show stars Alyssa Milano. ABC officially ...
Style: not serious, realistic, feel good, humorous, sitcom
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, friendship, lifestyle, couples, manhood, family relations, romance, buddies, love and romance, couple relations, wannabe, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.2
 358
Friends (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, couples, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, fall in love, sexual content, medical school, singleness, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, roommate, basketball, twentysomething life, buddies, workplace, lifestyle, love and romance, indoor, up and down relationship, medical school, ordinary person ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.7
 5K
The Class (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A group of 20-somethings are linked through attending the same third-grade class. An impromptu reunion begins on the 20th anniversary of the day they all met and each is wondering if they'll have anything in common. Some are eager to show off, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sitcom, light ...
Plot: reunion, adolescence vs adulthood, friends, romance, gay, classmate, classmates, singleness, party, school, lifestyle, homosexual ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 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, feel good, light, captivating ...
Plot: buddies, lifestyle, workplace, photographer, couples, friendship, dating, magazine, love and romance, dumped, looking for sex, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.5
 43K
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: sitcom, witty, humorous, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: casual sex, looking for sex, couples, looking for love, sexual relations, boyfriend, sexual humor, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, love triangle, couple relations, lovers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 6K
'Til Death (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: A comedy about the triumphs and tribulations of marriage and friendship from very different perspectives. It's about the funny – and sometimes annoying – things that happen between husbands, wives, parents, children, neighbors and friends ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, friendship, rage, marital problem, friends, couples, couple relations, romance, society, newlyweds, relationship problems, verbal byplay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.4
 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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, sex comedy
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, self discovery, lifestyle, love and romance, looking for love, couple relations, couples, singleness, male female relationship, eviction, dream, fear of commitment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pasadena california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Manhattan Love Story (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The unfiltered internal monologues of a young man and a young woman are exposed as they begin a new relationship together.
Style: humorous, witty, sitcom, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: couple relations, battle of the sexes, looking for love, love and romance, couples, dating, society, family relations, friendship, rivalry, woman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.1
 3K
Married (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Married is a half hour comedy about being miserably in love. Russ and Lina Bowman can barely remember what life was like before kids, debt, and suburbia rained on their romance -- but every once in a while, in between the arguments about their ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, sitcom ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage, couple relations, couples, parents and children, family relations, family life, friendship, love and romance, save the day, sexual relations, battle of the sexes, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Dating Rules from My Future Self (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A girl gets romantic advice from herself ten years in the future via text message.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, looking for love, dating, best friends, twentysomething life, lifestyle, couples, rules and policies, friendship, strong female presence, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%