Movies and TV shows like The Neighbors

If you like "The Neighbors" you are looking for humorous, not serious and entertaining movies or TV shows about / with benign alien, family relations, parents and children, fish out of water, alien contact, sitcom and eccentric family themes of Comedy, Family and Romance genre shot in USA.
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The Neighbors
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: When the Weavers move to a gated community in New Jersey, they discover that the entire neighborhood is comprised of aliens from the planet Zabvron. But as the Weavers and the aliens face the struggles of everyday life together, they discover that some things -- the ups and downs of marriage, the desire to be a good parent and raise a happy family -- are universal. Intergalactic, even.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good, absurd, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: benign alien, family relations, parents and children, fish out of water, alien contact, sitcom, eccentric family, family life, couples, brother sister relationship, neighbor, adaptation, lifestyle, friendship, suburban life, misfit, social relations, disorder, marriage, adventure, alien encounter, suburbs, space and aliens, couple relations, alien ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey

Most similar movies to The Neighbors

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, realistic and feel good films and TV series with plots about family relations, family, parents and children, sitcom, disorder, family life and brother sister relationship mostly in Comedy, Family and Romance genres. Some movies like The Neighbors: ALF (1986), Joey (2004), Cougar Town (2009), Suburgatory (2011), The Nanny (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.4
 27K
ALF
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: A furry alien wiseguy comes to live with a terran family after crashing into their garage.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, light, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: sitcom, benign alien, family, alien, comedy of errors, fish out of water, friendship, parents and children, culture clash, suburbs, family relations, cat ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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System:   95%
    User:   86%
 
 6.0
 38K
Joey
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, situational comedy, realistic, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sitcom, womanizer, aspiring actor, actor's life, singleness, friendship, family relations, lifestyle, fish out of water, brother sister relationship, hollywood, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   91%
    User:   100%
 
 7.0
 38K
Cougar Town
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, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: neighbor, parents and children, friends, sitcom, looking for love, wine, parenthood, hot and sexy, divorce, neighbor neighbor relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida
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System:   78%
    User:   75%
 
 7.2
 29K
Suburgatory
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Single father George Altman is doing his best to raise his sixteen-year-old daughter Tessa in the big city. When he discovers a box of condoms in her bedroom, though, he decides the time has come to move her to a more wholesome and nurturing ...
Style: not serious, realistic, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: suburban life, teenage life, fish out of water, youth, family relations, social relations, parents and children, everyday life, neighbor neighbor relationship, single parent, high school life, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   74%
 
 6.9
 33K
The Nanny
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Fran, fresh out of her job as a bridal consultant in her boyfriend’s shop, first appears on the doorstep of Broadway producer Maxwell Sheffield peddling cosmetics, and quickly stumbled upon the opportunity to become The Nanny for his three ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty
Audience: date night
Plot: sitcom, nanny, couple relations, fish out of water, children, female protagonist, love and romance, family relations, fall in love, society, workplace, eligible bachelor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   74%
 
 7.7
 30K
Drake & Josh
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Drake & Josh is an American television sitcom created by Dan Schneider for Nickelodeon. The series follows the lives of two teenage boys with opposing personalities, Drake Parker and Josh Nichols, who become stepbrothers. Both actors had played ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, situational comedy, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, family outing
Plot: family, teenage life, family relations, lifestyle, unlikely partners, sitcom, siblings relations, escapades, manipulations, prank, adolescence vs adulthood, step siblings ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   73%
 
3rd Rock from the Sun
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: 3rd Rock from the Sun is an American sitcom that aired from 1996 to 2001 on NBC. The show is about four extraterrestrials who are on an expedition to Earth, which they consider to be a very insignificant planet. The extraterrestrials pose as a human ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: sitcom, fish out of water, benign alien, hidden identity, eccentric family, family life, misfit, alien, family relations, disorder, space and aliens, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: ohio, usa
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System:   68%
    User:   78%
 
 4.2
 13K
Marmaduke
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Phil and Debbie Winslow relocate from their native Kansas to the sunny climes of Orange County, their big-hearted, havoc-wreaking Great Dane gets a taste of the dog's life, California-style.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, entertaining, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: pets, nothing goes right, friends, animal life, dog, great dane, talking dog, family, suburbs, family relations, disorder, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   61%
 
Good Luck Charlie
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Good Luck Charlie is an American television sitcom, which premiered on April 4, 2010, on Disney Channel. The series was created by Phil Baker and Drew Vaupen, who wanted to create a program that would appeal to entire families, as opposed to only ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, family, sitcom, parents and children, babies and infants, siblings relations, youth, family values, adolescence, parenthood, large family, rebellious youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   69%
 
Honey I Blew Up the Kid
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Wayne Szalinski is at it again. But instead of shrinking things, he tries to make a machine that can make things grow. As in the first one, his machine isn't quite accurate. But when he brings Nick & his toddler son Adam to see his ...
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, clever, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, parents and children, experiment gone awry, family relations, giant, baby, escapades, inventor, inventions and discoveries, nothing goes right, fish out of water, catastrophe ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   53%
 
Malcolm in the Middle
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A gifted young teen tries to survive life with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family.
Style: humorous, witty, neurotic, realistic, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, sitcom, social satire, eccentric family, teenage life, prodigy, sarcasm, suburban life, youth, anger ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   75%
 
 6.6
 27K
iCarly
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: iCarly is an American teen sitcom that ran on Nickelodeon from September 8, 2007 until November 23, 2012. The series was created by Dan Schneider. It focuses on teenager Carly Shay, who creates her own web show called iCarly with her best friends ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: teenage life, computers and web, sitcom, teenage girl, siblings relations, internet video, friendship, teenager, show, best friends, high school, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   71%
 
Still Standing
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: After 18 years of marriage, high school sweethearts Bill and Judy Miller still make each other laugh and try to keep their marriage intact, even when their family pulls them in different directions. Since Bill has a far more immature approach to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, single parent, parents and children, high school, romance, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, suburbs, adolescence vs adulthood, family life, thirtysomething life, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   65%
 
 7.5
 40K
The Middle
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The daily mishaps of a married woman and her semi-dysfunctional family and their attempts to survive life in general in the city of Orson, Indiana.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: parents and children, family relations, parenthood, adolescence, family life, siblings relations, family, family values, everyday life, childhood, talking to self, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   61%
 
 5.0
 35K
Meet Dave
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A crew of miniature aliens operate a spaceship that has a human form. While trying to save their planet, the aliens encounter a new problem, as their ship becomes smitten with an Earth woman.
Style: humorous, funny, semi serious, idiotic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: alien, benign alien, adventure, friendship, alien encounter, family, disorder, humanity, captain, fish out of water, spacecraft, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   72%
 
 8.5
 295K
Modern Family
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, cynical, not serious, realistic
Plot: family life, couple relations, parents and children, generation gap, responsibility, everyday life, step parent, older man younger woman relationship, gay relationship, adoption, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   63%
 
 8.0
 33K
Raising Hope
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: James "Jimmy" Chance is a clueless 24-year-old who impregnates a serial killer during a one-night-stand. Earning custody of his daughter after the mother is sentenced to death, Jimmy relies on his oddball but well-intentioned family for ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, captivating, light ...
Plot: sitcom, babies and infants, immature, parenthood, living with parents, single parent, family life, twentysomething life, responsibility, lifestyle change, lifestyle, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   64%
 
 5.3
 46K
Coneheads
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: With enormous cone-shaped heads, robotlike walks and an appetite for toilet paper, aliens Beldar and Prymatt don't exactly blend in with the population of Paramus, N.J. But for some reason, everyone believes them when they say they're from ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, offbeat, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, fish out of water, stranded, aliens, alien invasion, misfit, first contact, suburbs, disorder, family, space and aliens, screwball ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   65%
 
Phil of the Future
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Phil of the Future is an American sitcom that originally aired on Disney Channel from June 18, 2004 to August 19, 2006 for a total of two seasons. The series was created by Tim Maile and Douglas Tuber and produced by 2121 Productions, a part of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: sitcom, time travel, fish out of water, high school, eccentric family, high school life, small town, family, teenage life, dishonesty, teenager, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 22nd century, future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   67%
 
According to Jim
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: According to Jim is an American sitcom television series starring Jim Belushi in the title role as a suburban father of three children. It originally ran on ABC from October 1, 2001 to June 2, 2009.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, situational comedy
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, couple relations, parents and children, family life, suburbs, couples, family relations, buddies, siblings relations, suburban life, friends, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   47%
 
 5.6
 20K
New in Town
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lucy Hill is an ambitious up-and-coming executive living in Miami. She loves her shoes, she loves her cars and she loves climbing the corporate ladder. When she is offered a temporary assignment – in the middle of nowhere – to restructure a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: misfit, opposites attract, love and romance, factory worker, small town, fish out of water, business executive, moral dilemma, fall in love, creativity, life philosophy, prejudice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, minnesota, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   63%
 
Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: The joke's on absent-minded scientist Wayne Szalinski when his troublesome invention shrinks him, his brother and their wives so effectively that their children think they've completely disappeared. Of course, this gives the kids free rein ...
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, light, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: adventure, family, shrinking, inventor, experiment gone awry, fish out of water, miniaturization, mischievous children, odd couple, rescue, parents and children, nothing goes right ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   65%
 
The Big Wedding
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: To the amusement of their adult children and friends, long divorced couple Don and Ellie Griffin are once again forced to play the happy couple for the sake of their adopted son's wedding after his ultra conservative biological mother ...
Style: entertaining, feel good, humorous, not serious, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, marriage, dysfunctional family, comedy of errors, family relations, farce, family gatherings, reunion, adoption, eccentric family, stereotypes, meet the parents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   55%
 
The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Flintstones are at it again. The Flintstones and the Rubbles head for Rock Vegas with Fred hoping to court the lovely Wilma. Nothing will stand in the way of love, except for the conniving Chip Rockefeller who is the playboy born in Baysville ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, offbeat, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family, buddies, alien, friendship, lame, heroic mission, dialogue, nothing goes right, fish out of water, disorder, runaway, fantasy world ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, prehistoric times
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   65%
 
 8.9
 613K
Friends
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: talky, humorous, witty, feel good, funny ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: sitcom, friendship, best friends, couple relations, group of friends, twentysomething life, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, everyday life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, buddies, city life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   54%
 
The Addams Family
Genre: Comedy, Family, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A satirical inversion of the ideal of the perfect American nuclear family, they are an eccentric wealthy family who delight in everything grotesque and macabre, and are never really aware that people find them bizarre or frightening. In fact, they ...
Style: gothic, not serious, humorous, dark humor, offbeat ...
Plot: sitcom, eccentric family, parents and children, disorder, family life, dark fantasy, family tradition, small town, cult, disembodied hand, supernatural ability, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   54%
 
The Princess Diaries
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A socially awkward but very bright 15-year-old girl being raised by a single mom discovers that she is the princess of a small European country because of the recent death of her long-absent father, who, unknown to her, was the crown prince of ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids, date night, chick flick, family outing ...
Plot: cinderella story, teenager, family, teaching the ways of the world, romance, popularity, rags to riches, friendship, high school, fish out of water, princess, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, europe, usa, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   58%
 
 8.1
 134K
That '70s Show
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: not serious, humorous, witty, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: sitcom, verbal byplay, drugs/alcohol, buddies, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, suburbs, eccentric family, suburban life, teenage life, americana ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   60%
 
Married with Children
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Married... with Children is an American sitcom that aired for 11 seasons. It featured a dysfunctional family living in a fictional Chicago, Illinois, suburb. The show, notable for being the first prime-time television series to air on Fox, ran from ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, sitcom, family life, family problems, struggle, parents and children, promiscuous daughter, working class, husband wife conflict, misfit, adult humor, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   60%
 
 8.0
 95K
Weeds
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Weeds is an American dark comedy-drama series created by Jenji Kohan. The central character is Nancy Botwin, a widowed mother of two boys who begins selling cannabis to support her family after her husband dies suddenly of a heart attack. Over the ...
Style: humorous, witty, dark humor, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, single parent, drugs/alcohol, drug dealer, eccentric family, drug dealing, unlikely criminals, single mother, family life, parents and children, family relations, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   45%
 
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