Movies and TV shows like How I Met Your Mother

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How I Met Your Mother (2005)
 8.3
 551K
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, light, not serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: bar, looking for love, friendship, singleness, sitcom, womanizer, lovers, couple relations, urban, dating, architect, friends, career, marriage, group of friends, roommate, casual sex, buddies, romance, party, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, 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 realistic, humorous, not serious and witty films and TV series with plots about couples, friends, love and romance, sitcom, lifestyle, friendship and dating mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like How I Met Your Mother: Friends (1994), New Girl (2011), Mad Love (2011), Cougar Town (2009), Happy Endings (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, group of friends, love and romance, everyday life, sitcom, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couple relations, family relations, friends, looking for love, roommate ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 21st century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
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75%
 7.7
 172K
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: humorous, feel good, talky, buddy comedy, light ...
Plot: friends, roommate, group of friends, couple relations, ex couple relations, optimism, singleness, young people, buddies, sitcom, love and romance, young woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, not serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: initially antagonists, urban, lifestyle, love and romance, city life, fall in love, friends, thirtysomething life, friendship, buddies, couples, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 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, sexual, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: neighbor, small town life, looking for love, divorce, wine, parents and children, lifestyle, supportive friend, middle aged, ex husband ex wife relationship, neighbor neighbor relationship, sitcom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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 7.7
 33K
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: realistic, not serious, humorous, touching, light ...
Plot: friendship, sitcom, group of friends, best friends, sibling relationship, dating, sexual tension, friends, best friend, fiance fiancee relationship, brother brother relationship, girlfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 142K
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, couple relations, parents and children, generation gap, teenage love, first love, adolescence vs adulthood, americana, drugs/alcohol, nurse, dating ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ 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, intellectual, clever, feel good ...
Plot: friends, neighbor, friendship, scientist, geek, social awkwardness, intelligence, buddies, sitcom, roommate, physics, science ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa, campus, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.5
 815
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: feel good, witty, humorous, sincere, not serious ...
Plot: sitcom, couple relations, city life, buddies, couples, looking for love, friends, twentysomething life, love and romance, romance, bar, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, beach house, roommate, ex spouse, singleness, single parent, casual sex, divorce, friends, uptight character, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: bar, singleness, love and romance, couple relations, looking for love, couples, eligible bachelor, buddies, battle of the sexes, urban, friends, sitcom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 86K
2 Broke Girls (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: humorous, not serious, feel good, witty, motivational ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: money raising, female friendship, financial problem, sitcom, friendship, ambitious, best friends, workplace situations, supportive friend, working class, waitress, roommate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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, situational comedy, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, unlikely couple, opposites attract, looking for love, unfulfillment, dating, hopes, urban, twentysomething life, destiny, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.5
 41K
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: realistic, biting, witty, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for sex, casual sex, sexual relations, girlfriend, boyfriend, bar, sex, sitcom, sexual exploration, looking for love, couples, lust ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ 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, male friendship, twentysomething life, buddies, romance, lifestyle, verbal byplay, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 281K
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, entertaining, romantic, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: wooing, love and romance, teaching the ways of the world, battle of the sexes, looking for love, dating, hotshot, hidden identity, seductive behavior, romance, verbal byplay, matchmaking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, stylized, witty, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: sex, looking for love, female friendship, couple relations, looking for sex, best friends, sexual relations, sexuality, hot and sexy, sexual intercourse, everyday life, city life ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.4
 317K
Modern Family (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: humorous, realistic, cynical, not serious
Plot: family life, parents and children, adoption, gay relationship, generation gap, everyday life, marriage, couple relations, sister sister relationship, sitcom, family values, step parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 99K
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: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: destiny, love and romance, true love, fall in love, looking for 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%
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 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: witty, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dating, friendship, female friendship, up and down relationship, couples, naivete, engaged, looking for love, urban, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, verbal byplay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: sitcom, basketball, friendship, roommate, workplace situations, workplace, lifestyle, ordinary person, friends, up and down relationship, twentysomething life, singleness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: boston, usa, medical school, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.6
 19K
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: realistic, humorous, witty, touching, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: sitcom, marriage, love and romance, romance, couple relations, city life, parents and children, newlyweds, youth, verbal byplay, family relations, up and down relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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, funny, feel good ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: bar, sitcom, friends, dating, roommate, supportive friend, looking for love, seduction, odd couple, shyness, sexual attraction, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: sitcom, family relations, looking for love, teenage life, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, first love, lifestyle, sibling relationship, roommate, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 7.2
 48K
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, witty, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, roommate, friendship, gay, supportive friend, love and romance, best friends, dating, singleness, looking for love, platonic, gender ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 1990s ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
 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, feel good, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, self discovery, lifestyle, looking for love, love and romance, couple relations, couples, singleness, male female relationship, eviction, fear of commitment, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Breakin' All the Rules (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Inspired by his fiancée (who dumped him), a man publishes a break-up handbook for men, becoming a bestselling author in the process.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love and romance, love triangle, friendship, comedy of errors, breakup, looking for love, dishonesty, couple relations, battle of the sexes, male female relationship, lone hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: architect, friendship, business partner, gays and lesbians, friends, gender, lifestyle, workplace, best friends, couples, buddies, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Romantically Challenged (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, friends, thirtysomething life, family relations, friendship, manhood, lifestyle, single parent, buddies, wannabe, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.4
 360
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: realistic, humorous, not serious, neurotic
Plot: sitcom, therapist, eccentric family, couples, romance, love and romance, couple relations, unlikely couple, disagreement, family relations, optimism, opposites attract ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
 752
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: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: bar, romance, love and romance, singleness, twentysomething life, sexual relations, hopes, couple relations, lifestyle, introspection, starting over, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%