Movies and TV shows like Whatever This Is.

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Whatever This Is. (2013)
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Whatever This Is. (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Whatever this is. follows Sam (Hunter Canning) and Ari (Dylan Marron), two production assistants in New York, as well as Sam's girlfriend Lisa (Madeline Wise), a teacher without pay for the summer. Sam and Ari are scraping by working low paying video production gigs focused on a variety of fame seekers. A chance encounter puts Lisa on the road to a possible summer job, but she's not sure where it could lead - or if she's really qualified.
Style: sincere, humorous, suspense, realistic, semi serious, biting
Plot: friends, buddies, media, tv show, workplace, obnoxious boss, twentysomething life, workplace situations, friendship, lesbian, gay, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, flatmate, small time, housekeeper, debt, profanity, petty job
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa

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Most similar movies to Whatever This Is.

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, captivating, humorous and semi serious films and TV series with plots about workplace, workplace situations, friendship, friends, society, power relations and couples mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Whatever This Is.: UnREAL (2015), Underemployed (2012), The Outs (2012), Eastsiders (2012), Trust Me (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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UnREAL (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Set against the backdrop of a hit dating competition show, "UnREAL" is led by Rachel, a young staffer whose sole job is to manipulate her relationships with and among the contestants to get the vital dramatic and outrageous footage the ...
Style: biting, realistic, semi serious, twists and turns, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: showbiz, media, media satire, manipulation, dishonesty, ambition, artists and showbiz, workplace intrigue, eligible bachelor, workplace situations, tv show, blind ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Underemployed (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Five friends learn to deal with the harsh realities of life after college.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: college graduate, friends, friendship, youth, best friends, lifestyle, unfulfillment, workplace, society, living together, workplace situations, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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The Outs (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A web series centered around a broken couple, Jack and Mitchell. It depicts the events before, during, and after the break-up. An interesting turn of events follows in this romantic drama portrayed in a non-linear fashion.
Style: witty, semi serious, emotional, realistic, clever ...
Plot: gay, friendship, best friends, love and romance, looking for love, social awkwardness, affair, lgbt, city life, gender, gay relationship, gay man straight woman relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
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Eastsiders (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
TV show
Story: What happens after the world ends? Written and directed by award winning playwright Kit Williamson, "EastSiders" explores the aftermath of infidelity on a gay couple in Silverlake. When Cal (Kit Williamson) finds out Thom (Van Hansis) has ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: gay, gay couple, gay relationship, infidelity, friends, up and down relationship, dishonesty, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, abortion, friendship, unwanted pregnancy, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Trust Me (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The series revolves around Rothman, Greene, and Moore, a fictional advertising firm. The storylines center on the difficulties of securing accounts and the characters' personal lives.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, witty ...
Plot: workplace, advertising, workplace intrigue, relationship vs career, partners, friendship, boss and employee, promotion, workaholic, ambition, advertising agency, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
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X/Y (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: As Mark, Jen, Sylvia, and Jake navigate through their emotionally-arrested states, X/Y reveals the honest and wanton desire we all have to connect with someone and what is at stake when that connection fades.
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, serious ...
Plot: friends, city life, understanding, friendship, family relations, society, best friends, twentysomething life, friend, sex, urban
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Mercy (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Mercy is a medical drama which aired on NBC from September 23, 2009 to May 12, 2010. The series initially aired on Wednesday nights at 8/7c, as part of the 2009 fall season, but was pushed back to 9/8c in April. On October 23, 2009, Mercy was ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nurse, hospital, ex military, doctors and patients, workplace, friendship, friends, love triangle, doctor, coworker relationship, rookie, renewed love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
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39%
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3 lbs (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: 3 lbs is a drama that aired on CBS from November 14 to 28, 2006, replacing the cancelled series Smith. The show itself was then canceled three weeks later due to poor ratings. The title refers to the fact that the average human brain weighs ...
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: hospital, partners, reluctant partners, doctors and patients, workplace, power relations, doctor, neurosurgeon, friendship, rivalry, workplace situations, surgeon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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39%
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Leap Year (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: After being laid-off from their corporate day jobs, Aaron, Bryn, Derek, Olivia and Jack compete to get their businesses off the ground when a mystery benefactor promises to invest $500,000 in one of their startups.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, inspirational, semi serious ...
Plot: ambition, money raising, workplace, boss and employee, power relations, computers and web, buddies, programmer, rise to the top, society, rivalry, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Made in Jersey (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A young working-class woman who uses her street smarts to compete among her pedigreed Manhattan colleagues at a prestigious New York law firm.
Style: realistic, talky, captivating, serious
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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HAPPYish (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Thom Payne is a 44 year-old man whose world is thrown into disarray when his 25 year-old "wunderkind" boss arrives, saying things like "digital," "social" and "viral." Is he in need of a ...
Style: cynical, semi serious, humorous, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: midlife crisis, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, unfulfillment, self discovery, couples, love, introspection, happiness, society, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Lipstick Jungle (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Lipstick Jungle is an American comedy-drama television series created by DeAnn Heline and Eileen Heisler for NBC Universal Television Studio. The hour-long series was based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Candace Bushnell, who also ...
Style: talky, sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: rivalry, friends, family life, career woman, ambition, workplace intrigue, thirtysomething life, best friends, workplace, city life, couples, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Hawthorne (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Hawthorne is an hour-long medical drama on the TNT television network starring Jada Pinkett Smith and Michael Vartan. It premiered on June 16, 2009. On Thursday, September 16, 2010, it was announced that Hawthorne has been renewed for a third and ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: hospital, african american woman, nurse, workplace, doctors and patients, single parent, family relations, workplace situations, friendship, male female relationship, coworker relationship, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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MDs (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Medicine could be a lucrative business if it weren't for all those sick people. So goes the motto of the mega-sized, mega-frugal HMO that runs Mission General Hospital in San Francisco, where two renegade doctors bend the rules and find the ...
Style: serious, humorous, realistic, medical drama
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I Just Want My Pants Back (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: I Just Want My Pants Back is an American comedy-drama that premiered with a special sneak peek on August 28, 2011 on MTV, with the series airing the new episodes beginning on February 2, 2012. The series is based on David J. Rosen's 2007 novel ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, light
Audience: teens
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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, light, feel good, captivating ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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32%
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Lucky 7 (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: What would you do if you won the lottery? How would it change your life? Follow a group of seven gas station employees in Queens, New York, who have been chipping into a lottery pool for years, never thinking they'd actually win. They need to ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, captivating
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Cashmere Mafia (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cashmere Mafia is an American television comedy-drama which ran on ABC from January 6, 2008 to February 20, 2008. The series was created by Kevin Wade, who also served as executive producer alongside Darren Star, Gail Katz, Jeff Rake and Michael ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ambitious woman, friendship, relationship vs career, lifestyle, love and romance, workplace, gender, best friends, ambition, couple relations, city life, workplace situations ...
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Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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An American in Hollywood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A talented young filmmaker from New York sets off to Los Angeles in pursuit of the Hollywood dream, only to discover through his relationship with a beautiful feisty young actress, that Hollywood is not all that it seems.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sincere, captivating, humorous
Plot: ambition, follow your dream, fall in love, hopes, love and romance, showbiz, buddies, filmmaking, friends, hollywood, artists and showbiz
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, new york, los angeles
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30%
The Night Shift (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Three men working at a petrol station in Reykjavik battle boredom, strange visitors and their own customers.
Style: humorous, tragicomedy, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Plot: gas station, workplace, boss and employee, workplace situations, obnoxious boss, loser, misfit, friendship, rivalry, love, society, customer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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From the Head (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Underneath Times Square, there's a strip club filled with beautiful women. Behind the club's bathroom door is Shoes, a bathroom attendant. For three years, Shoes gives advice, compliments or a sympathetic ear to his visitors, getting ...
Style: realistic, talky, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: obsession, workplace, wisdom of life, nightclub, workplace situations, stripper, sex show, loneliness, strip club, nudity (full frontal - brief), adult virgin, misogyny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Newsroom (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: A behind-the-scenes look at the people who make a nightly cable-news program. Focusing on a network anchor, his new executive producer, the newsroom staff and their boss, the series tracks their quixotic mission to do the news well in the face of ...
Style: clever, realistic, sincere, serious, cynical ...
Plot: journalist, tv news, politics, journalism, news, intelligence, ethics, against the rules, power of media, ambitious, rebellion, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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DTLA (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: DTLA is a gay-themed television series which premiered October 24, 2012. The series was created, and is co-produced and directed by Larry Kennar. It follows a group of friends in Downtown Los Angeles under the slogan: One City, Seven Lives / Old ...
Style: realistic, humorous, captivating, psychological, semi serious ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The lives of staff in the womens' health clinic of a fictitious hospital in Philadelphia.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, clinic, workplace, workplace situations, lifesaver, family relations, lifestyle, boss and employee, doctors and patients, feminism, strong female presence, surgery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.6
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Black Box (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Catherine Black is a world-famous neurologist at the state-of-the-art medical institution known as "The Cube". Catherine is brilliant, beautiful, and at the top of her game, though she's hiding a secret of her own: she's bipolar. ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: mental illness, treatment, workplace, mental disorder, surgery, couple relations, couples, therapy, family relations, workplace situations, patient, neurosurgeon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This unpredictable story follows an agitated fast-food employee, Joe, who's reached his breaking point from being harassed and tormented by his boss...
Style: humorous, sincere, realistic, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, vengeful fired employee, obnoxious boss, crimes, social misfits, confined, mentally unstable, vengeance, rivalry, friendship, restaurant, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Body & Soul (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Rachel Griffen returns from the Far East, planning on incorporating alternative medicine with traditional practices. Her mentor Dr. Isaac Braun is skeptical and administrator Quinten Bremmer outright hostile. Oz is the ever cheerful orderly.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, sincere
Plot: hospital, workplace, doctors and patients, society, power relations, workplace intrigue, culture clash, female doctor, doctor, mortician, strong female presence, chief of staff ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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LAX (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: LAX is a television drama set at the Los Angeles International Airport and draws its name from the airport's IATA airport code, "LAX". On May 17, 2004 NBC announced that they had picked up the pilot to series. This show was not ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological
Plot: airport, rivalry, workplace romance, partners, workaholic, sexism, workplace, airline, interracial relations, love, friendship, staff ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Stick Up Kids (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: People always told Santos he was something special. His Uncle told him to get a skill, so he became a hustler and with his three,they became "The Stick Up Kids" Harlem would never be the same. They thought they had it all... Money, cars, ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, gang, criminal's revenge, crimes, buddies, friends, urban ghetto life, society, dishonesty, cons and scams, graphic violence, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: harlem, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Six Degrees (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Six Degrees is an American dramatic television series about six residents of New York City and their respective relationships and connections with one another, based on the idea of six degrees of separation. It premiered on September 21, 2006, ...
Style: sincere, serious, captivating, touching, realistic ...
Plot: destiny, love affair, starting over, lifestyle, haunted by the past, idealism, coincidence, career, human nature, struggle, social problems, friendship ...
Place: new york, usa
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25%