Movies and TV shows like Louie

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Louie (2010)
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Louie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Louis C.K. stars as a fictionalized version of himself; a comedian and newly divorced father raising his two daughters in New York City.
Style: dark humor, sincere, humorous, realistic, semi serious, talky, sitcom, clever, cynical, witty ...
Plot: single parent, comedian, performer's life, midlife crisis, family relations, city life, loneliness, parenthood, artists and showbiz, mishap, lifestyle, everyday life, frustration, disorder, divorced father, urban, career, jazz, middle aged, social problems, young kid, dating, ex husband, backstage, divorced divorcee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, witty and talky films and TV series with plots about lifestyle, profanity, family relations, friendship, friends, artists and showbiz and everyday life mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Louie: Louis C.K.: Hilarious (2010), Louis C.K.: Chewed Up (2008), Men of a Certain Age (2009), Louis C.K.: Shameless (2007), Louis C.K.: Oh My God (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Louis C.K.: Hilarious (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In this unique and dynamic live concert experience, Louis C.K.'s exploration of life after 40 destroys politically correct images of modern life with thoughts we have all had...but would rarely admit to.
Style: humorous, witty, talky, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: comedian, parenthood, performance, artists and showbiz, everyday life, social problems, sexual activity, lifestyle, society, parody, absurd humor, pop culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Louis C.K.: Live at the Beacon Theater (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Recorded November 10th, 2011 as part of the New York Comedy Festival, and only available for purchase online, Louis C.K. follows up his 2010 concert film Hilarious with a new hour’s worth of shrewdly observed and periodically profane material. He ...
Style: cynical, humorous, one man show, dark humor, talky ...
Plot: lifestyle, artists and showbiz, social problems, performance, society, profanity, politically correct, theater, death, sexual perversion, sex talk, stand up special ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Louis C.K.: Chewed Up (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: Profane, vulgar and obscenely funny, Louis C.K. insists on telling the truth, whether you like it or not! Join the Emmy Award-winning stand-up comic and TV star (Lucky Louie) as he shares his thoughts on the stuff everyone thinks about -- male ...
Style: cynical, humorous, talky, witty, live comedy ...
Plot: performance, artists and showbiz, society, social problems, lifestyle, disorder, physical appearance, politically correct, gender, sexual relations, couples, stand up comedian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Men of a Certain Age (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Men of a Certain Age is an American comedy-drama television series, which premiered on TNT on December 7, 2009. The hour-long program stars Ray Romano, Andre Braugher and Scott Bakula as three best friends in their late forties dealing with the ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: group of friends, midlife crisis, friendship, family life, family relations, parenthood, bonding, divorce, middle aged, marriage, old friend, salesman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Louis C.K.: Shameless (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Louis C.K. is back on HBO in an ALL-NEW hour of raw no-holds-barred stand-up comedy! The creator and star of the 2006 comedy series Lucky Louie, performs in front of a live audience in LA at the Henry Fonda Theater. Louis C.K. covers issues near and ...
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: performance, couples, physical appearance, artists and showbiz, social problems, couple relations, performer's life, theater, sexual dysfunction, live performance, stand up comedian, absurdism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Louis C.K.: Oh My God (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Filmed at the Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix, AZ on February 15th and 16th, 2013, Oh My God is Louis C.K.'s fifth stand-up special, his first for HBO since 2007's Shameless, and his first since winning a Emmy Award for writing on his ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, cynical, funny, atmospheric ...
Plot: lifestyle, social problems, performance, parents and children, couple relations, politically correct, artists and showbiz, society, theater, aging, live audience, honest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Seinfeld (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Seinfeld is an American television sitcom that originally aired on NBC from July 5, 1989, to May 14, 1998. It lasted nine seasons, and is now in syndication. It was created by Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld, the latter starring as a fictionalized ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, talky ...
Plot: everyday life, comedian, dating, friendship, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, antisocial behavior, human relationship, disorder, uptight character, lifestyle, weirdo ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, new york yankees
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New York Stand-Up Show (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Chicks dig a British accent so either learn from the real deal or prepare to swoon when the Daily Show's John Oliver headlines his own series featuring wildly original stand-up sets from the likes of Eugene Mirman and Brian Posehn. Cheerio, ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: showbiz, introspection, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, performer's life, disorder, liberal, profanity, culture clash, theater, comedian, stand up comedian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Mind the Gap (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Five seemingly unrelated people decide to take huge risks in their personal lives in an effort to find happiness.
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: starting over, human nature, lifestyle, family relations, romance, golden years, city life, couples, introspection, breakup, bittersweet, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Girls (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: The assorted humiliations, disasters and rare triumphs of four very different twenty-something girls: Hannah, an aspiring writer; Marnie, an art gallery assistant and cousins Jessa and Shoshanna.
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: roommate, strong sexual content, female friendship, aspiring writer, friends, actor, ambitious, flirting, best friends, lifestyle, sexuality, everyday life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Lead Balloon (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Lead Balloon is a British television series produced by Open Mike Productions for BBC Four. The series was created and is co-written by comedian Jack Dee and Pete Sinclair. It stars Dee as Rick Spleen, a cynical and misanthropic comedian whose life ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: comedian, everyday life, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, career, alienation, struggle, social awkwardness, antisocial behavior, self involved, frustration, backstage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Extras (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Andy Millman gave up his day job five years ago in the hope of achieving the big time, but he’s yet to land a speaking part, let alone saunter down the red carpet to pick up an Oscar. He remains optimistic however, as rubbing shoulders with the ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, not serious, cynical ...
Plot: aspiring actor, actor's life, workplace, actor, desire for fame, unsuccessful, popularity, friendship, celebrity culture, best friends, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Sincerely Louis C.K. (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Louis C.K. muses on religion, terrorism, small towns, Florida, disabilities, dogs, Auschwitz, marriage, sex, vegans, and his personal sexual controversy, in a live performance from Washington, D.C.
Style: not serious, dark humor, humorous, realistic, talky
Plot: stand up comedian, monologue, comedian, blacks and whites, celebrity culture, performance, social satire, live performance, live audience, performer's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.4
 24K
House of Lies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Charming, fast talking Marty Kaan and his crack team of management consultants know how to play the corporate game better than anyone, by using every dirty trick in the book to woo powerful CEOs and close huge deals. In the board rooms, barrooms, ...
Style: cynical, realistic, semi serious, suspense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greed, hotshot hero, casual sex, power relations, workplace situations, hotshot, drugs/alcohol, powerful corporation, ethics, flirting, profanity, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Legit (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Jim Jefferies, an edgy, foul-mouthed stand-up comedian from Australia, in his mid-30s and living in LA, is endeavoring to make his life and career more “legit,” only to find it a difficult, uncomfortable uphill struggle every step of the way. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, cynical, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lifestyle, career, buddies, friendship, self involved, everyday life, antisocial behavior, irresponsible, politically correct, artists and showbiz, profanity, comedian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: The off-kilter, unscripted comic vision of Larry David, who plays himself in a parallel universe in which he can't seem to do anything right, and, by his standards, neither can anyone else.
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, light, funny ...
Plot: mishap, lifestyle, comedian, social awkwardness, buddies, actress, actor, career, everyday life, antisocial behavior, success, showbiz ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Life's Too Short (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Life's Too Short is a British sitcom mockumentary created and written by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant from an idea by Warwick Davis, and is as described by Gervais, about "the life of a showbiz dwarf".
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, dark humor, cynical ...
Plot: dwarf, actor, physical appearance, agent, ambition, actor's life, lifestyle, fame, comedian, everyday life, career, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.5
 7K
Enlightened (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Enlightened follows the story of Amy, a self-destructive executive, who, after a very public breakdown and a subsequent philosophical awakening in rehabilitation, tries to get her life back together.
Style: tragicomedy, humorous, sincere, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: self discovery, starting over, workplace situations, midlife crisis, coping, family relations, optimism, sanity, coworker, ex couple relations, mental disorder, mental disorders ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Related (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Related is an American comedy-drama series that aired on The WB network during the 2005-2006 television season. It revolved around the lives of four close-knit sisters - of Italian descent, raised in Brooklyn - living in New York City. The show was ...
Style: touching, humorous, captivating, light, sexy ...
Plot: eccentric family, family relations, everyday life, sibling relationship, looking for love, city life, sister sister relationship, workaholic, brooklyn new york city, friendship, rivalry, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Lucky Louie (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Lucky Louie is an American television sitcom created by Louis C.K., which aired on HBO for one season in 2006. In addition to being the creator, writer and executive producer of the series, C.K. starred as the eponymous Louie, a part-time mechanic. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: financial problem, profanity, nothing goes right, parenthood, family problems, family life, couple relations, parents and children, frustration, ordinary person, society, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Frownland (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A rotten egg lobbed with spazmo aim at the spotless surface of the silver screen, FROWNLAND centers on social misfit and self-labeled "troll from under the bridge" Keith Sontag (Dore Mann). When he's not trying to sell coupons ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: society, buddies, misfit, friends, love and romance, social misfits, lifestyle, suburbs, fall in love, city life, emotional abuse, insecurity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Life After Fat (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Life After Fat is a comedy-drama web series filmed in New York City, focusing on Maddie, a 24 year old thrift store employee who loses 90 lbs over the course of a year. For the first time in her life, she feels noticed, and attractive, which ends up ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, sincere, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: physical appearance, self discovery, city life, women, feminism, weight loss, self esteem, strong female presence, twentysomething life, urban, girl, feminist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: rivalry, friends, ambition, career woman, family life, thirtysomething life, workplace intrigue, city life, workplace situations, workplace, best friends, office ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Pete versus Life (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Pete versus Life is a Channel 4 sitcom created by George Jeffrie and Bert Tyler-Moore. It stars Rafe Spall and the first episode was aired on 6 August 2010. It was recommissioned for a second series after averaging 1.6 million viewers and a young ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, surreal, not serious, captivating ...
Plot: media, disorder, lifestyle, soccer, journalist, teenage life, everyday life, family relations, society, singleness, failed attempt, politically correct ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Mulaney (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Set in New York, and based on the life and stand-up comedy of John Mulaney, this multi-camera laffer follows an aspiring comedian coming of age under the influence of his boss, his roommates and his neighbors.
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, witty, light ...
Plot: friendship, performer's life, stand up comedian, neighbor, follow your dream, lifestyle, ambition, dialogue, showbiz, coming of age, short lived, roommate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 8.0
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Outnumbered (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Partly-improvised sitcom looking at the trials and tribulations of bringing up three young children - a regal five-year-old girl with a talent for interrogation, a seven-year-old boy who could fib for Britain and an 11-year-old who is gearing up for ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: family life, couples, parents and children, couple relations, parenthood, everyday life, youth, family relations, precocious child, parenting, responsibility, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.8
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Starved (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Starved is an FX Network television situation comedy that aired for one season of seven episodes in 2005. The series was about four friends who each suffer from eating disorders, who met at a "shame-based" support group called Belt ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, sitcom, light, entertaining ...
Plot: eating disorder, support group, friendship, stock broker, misfit, lifestyle, dishonesty, society, mental illness, obsession, physical appearance, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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63%
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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, humorous, semi serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: midlife crisis, boss and employee, workplace, workplace situations, unfulfillment, self discovery, couples, happiness, love, introspection, society, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Titus (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Titus is an American dark comedy sitcom that debuted on Fox in 2000. The series was created by its star, Christopher Titus, Jack Kenny, and Brian Hargrove. This sitcom was based on Christopher's stand-up comedy act, more specifically his ...
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, dark humor, tragicomedy ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, suicide, mechanic, comedian, family problems, childhood, siblings relations, workplace romance, suburban life, parents and children, white trash, mental patient ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, humorous, semi serious, sexy, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ambitious woman, relationship vs career, friendship, lifestyle, love and romance, workplace, workplace situations, couple relations, best friends, gender, ambition, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%