Movies and TV shows like That '80s Show

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That '80s Show (2002)
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That '80s Show (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: That '80s Show is an American sitcom that aired from January through May 2002. Despite having a similar name, show structure, and many of the same writers and production staff, it is not considered a direct spin-off of the more successful That '70s Show. The characters and storylines from both shows never crossed paths. It was a separate decade-based show created because of That '70s Show's popularity at the time. The show was set in 1984 and revolved around the lives of a group of friends living in San Diego, California. It debuted January 23, 2002, and the final episode aired May 29, 2002. Its regular time slot was on Wednesday nights at 8:00/7:00 Central on the Fox Network, although a few shows were aired on different nights. Its main time slot competitors were ABC's My Wife and Kids, CBS's 60 Minutes II, and NBC's Ed. All 13 episodes, which were filmed at CBS Studio Center, aired at least once.
Style: sitcom, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: materialism, youth, love and romance, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, buddies, clubbing, singleness, friends, artists and showbiz, couples, musician's life, workplace, americana, twentysomething life, workplace situations, young adult, retro, punk, bar, car salesman, music store, television flop, short lived, record store
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, california

Most similar movies to That '80s Show

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sitcom, humorous, realistic and semi serious films and TV series with plots about lifestyle, friends, couples, love and romance, friendship, workplace and buddies mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like That '80s Show: Traffic Light (2011), A Different World (1987), Love & War (1992), That Girl (1966), Half & Half (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Traffic Light (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Traffic Light is an American comedy television series that ran on Fox from February 8, 2011 to May 31, 2011. It is based on the Israeli TV show Ramzor, and was adapted to an American audience by Bob Fisher. The series aired Tuesdays at 9:30 pm ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, lifestyle, up and down relationship, friendship, buddies, supportive friend, couple relations, love and romance, thirtysomething life, singleness, couples, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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95%
A Different World (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A Different World is an American television sitcom which aired for six seasons on NBC. It is a spin-off series from The Cosby Show and originally centered on Denise Huxtable and the life of students at Hillman College, a fictional mixed but ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: college, workplace situations, friends, thirtysomething life, chef, twentysomething life, college life, teenage love, workplace, youth, best friends, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Love & War (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Love & War is an American television sitcom, which aired on CBS from September 21, 1992 to February 1, 1995. Created by Diane English, the series originally starred Susan Dey as Wally Porter, a Chicago restaurateur, and Jay Thomas as Jack ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, talky, witty, humorous ...
Plot: bar, newspaper columnist, restaurant, hopes, workplace romance, love and romance, workplace, opposites attract, couple relations, columnist, friends, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 7.1
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That Girl (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: That Girl is an American sitcom that ran on ABC from 1966 to 1971. It stars Marlo Thomas as the title character Ann Marie, an aspiring actress, who moves from her hometown of Brewster, New York to try to make it big in New York City. Ann has to take ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sitcom
Plot: workplace situations, love and romance, media, lifestyle, actor's life, workplace, tv show, couples, gender, showbiz, performer's life, workplace romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Half & Half (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Half & Half is an American sitcom that aired on UPN from September 23, 2002, to May 15, 2006. The show focuses on the lives of two paternal half-sisters in their twenties who were estranged throughout their childhood, and are finally developing ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, touching, realistic
Plot: looking for love, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, family relations, culture clash, love and romance, couples, initially antagonists, singleness, sister sister relationship, siblings relations, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Mind of the Married Man (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Mind of the Married Man is a television series that ran on the HBO network for two seasons consisting of twenty episodes between September 2001 and November 2002. The story attempts to focus on the challenges of modern-day married life from a ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sitcom, sexual ...
Plot: lifestyle, battle of the sexes, introspection, fall in love, up and down relationship, coping, midlife crisis, friendship, couples, gender, sexual relations, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.9
 2K
Off Centre (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Off Centre is an American sitcom that aired on The WB network from October 14, 2001 to October 31, 2002. Created by Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz, and Danny Zuker, the series was heavily promoted as "from the guys who brought you American Pie".
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: lifestyle, buddies, adolescence vs adulthood, womanizer, youth, male friendship, hip hop culture, twentysomething life, city life, friends, urban, model ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.6
 506
After MASH (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: AfterMASH is an American situation comedy that aired on CBS from September 26, 1983, to December 11, 1984. A spin-off of the series M*A*S*H, the show takes place immediately following the end of the Korean War and chronicles the adventures of three ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, feel good, clever ...
Plot: hospital, friendship, doctors and patients, couple relations, partners, couples, buddies, workplace, power relations, workplace situations, americana, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1950s
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Movie in collections
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Kate & Allie (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Kate & Allie is an American television situation comedy which ran from March 19, 1984, to May 22, 1989. Kate & Allie first aired on CBS as a midseason replacement series and only six episodes were initially commissioned, but the favorable ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, touching, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: single parent, friendship, single mother, female friendship, singleness, workplace, skyscraper, urban, gender, battle of the sexes, feminism, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.7
 12K
Whitney (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Whitney is an American sitcom that ran on NBC from September 22, 2011 to March 27, 2013. The series originally aired in the 9:30 pm /8:30 pm Thursday night timeslot. The show stars Whitney Cummings and is based on her real-life experience and her ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, couples, couple relations, romance, love and romance, verbal byplay, twentysomething life, actor, woman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Bosom Buddies (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Bosom Buddies is an American sitcom starring Tom Hanks and Peter Scolari created by Robert L. Boyett, Thomas L. Miller and Chris Thompson. It ran from 1980 to 1982 on ABC and in reruns in the summer of 1984 on NBC. The show features the ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: cross dressing, gender bending, advertising agency, hotel, showbiz, physical appearance, workplace romance, friendship, lifestyle, actor's life, battle of the sexes, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Three's Company (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Three's Company is an American sitcom that aired from March 15, 1977, to September 18, 1984, on ABC. It is based on the British sitcom, Man About the House. The story revolves around three single roommates: Janet Wood, Chrissy Snow and Jack ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: chef, friendship, comedy of errors, secretary, farce, roommate, sexual tension, hidden identity, pretense, friends, lifestyle, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, southern california, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Inbetweeners (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: A group of teenagers navigating high school and charging into adulthood the way everyone does... by taking one step forward and three steps back.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, light ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: high school, teenage life, lifestyle, male friendship, coming of age, battle of the sexes, buddies, looking for sex, youth, high school student, rebellion, rebelliousness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
One Day at a Time (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: One Day at a Time is an American situation comedy that aired on the CBS network from December 16, 1975, until May 28, 1984. It starred Bonnie Franklin as Ann Romano, a divorced mother who moves to Indianapolis with her two teenage daughters Julie ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: teenage life, parents and children, love and romance, family relations, family life, starting over, eccentric family, best friends, single parent, family business, workplace, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.0
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Girlfriends (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Girlfriends is an American comedy-drama sitcom that premiered on September 11, 2000, on UPN and aired on UPN's successor network, The CW, before being cancelled in 2008. The final episode aired on February 11, 2008. When Girlfriends returned ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, love triangle, female friendship, looking for love, couple relations, eligible bachelor, fall in love, up and down relationship, best friends, urban, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.8
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The Parkers (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 20 min.
Story: The Parkers is an American sitcom that aired on UPN from August 30, 1999, to May 10, 2004. A spin-off of UPN's Moesha, The Parkers features the mother-daughter team of Nikki and Kim Parker. The Parkers' signature "Heeyyy" ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: college, student life, love and romance, parents and children, social relations, friends, family relations, supportive parent, college graduate, college dropout, college life, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: sitcom, witty, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, looking for love, youth, first love, love and romance, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, lifestyle, sibling relationship, roommate, sister sister relationship, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.9
 2K
Glory Daze (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Glory Daze is an American comedy-drama television series. The one-hour series revolves around a group of college freshmen who pledge a fraternity in 1986. The series aired from November 16, 2010, to January 18, 2011 on TBS. On February 24, 2011, ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, young adult, student life, buddies, youth, college life, young people, teenage life, social relations, friends, father son relationship, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: wisconsin, usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Andy Richter Controls the Universe (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Fanciful series about an aspiring writer who imagines alternative life scenarios while working for a big company.
Style: sitcom, humorous, cynical, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: writer's life, best friends, lifestyle, workplace situations, dull life, boss and employee, love and romance, workplace, office, supportive coworker, obnoxious boss, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.0
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LateLine (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: LateLine is an American TV sitcom that ran on NBC from March 17, 1998, through March 16, 1999. Due to an abrupt cancellation, there were seven unaired episodes. Created by John Markus and Al Franken, LateLine depicted the behind-the-scenes ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, offbeat, biting, semi serious ...
Plot: journalism, workplace romance, workplace intrigue, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, showbiz, workplace, campaign, politics, media, friends, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Designing Women (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Designing Women is an American television sitcom that centered on the working and personal lives of four Southern women and one man in an interior design firm in Atlanta, Georgia. It aired on the CBS television network from September 29, 1986 until ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: feminism, friendship, interior design, looking for love, battle of the sexes, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, single parent, boss and employee, workplace, fashion, couples ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 8.1
 43K
Workaholics (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Workaholics is an American sitcom that premiered on Comedy Central on April 5, 2011. The series is in its third season, and is predominantly written by its stars Blake Anderson, Adam DeVine, Anders Holm, and co-creator Kyle Newacheck who play, ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, situational comedy, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: office, roommate, buddies, twentysomething life, coworker, workplace situations, disorder, call center, lifestyle, slacker, irresponsible, workplace romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The George Carlin Show (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The George Carlin Show is an American sitcom that aired on the Fox network from January 1994 to July 1995. It was created jointly by veteran TV producer Sam Simon and the show's namesake, comedian George Carlin.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, biting ...
Plot: taxi, friends, workplace, city life, state affairs, lifestyle, society, urban, bar, buddies, short lived, ponytail ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
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We Are Men (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: We Are Men is about four single guys living in a short-term apartment complex who unexpectedly find camaraderie over their many missteps in love.
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhood, lifestyle, social relations, friends, thirtysomething life, singleness, twentysomething life, couples, buddies, divorce, male friendship
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.2
 1K
Freddie (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Freddie is a television sitcom created by, and starring, Freddie Prinze, Jr. that aired from October 5, 2005 to April 12, 2006. Freddie is inspired by Prinze Jr.'s real life, growing up in a house filled with women. His lifelong friend, Conrad ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, sitcom
Plot: friends, eccentric family, lifestyle, best friends, buddies, family relations, restaurant, family, chef, cooking and food, family life
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 26 min.
Story: Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps is a British comedy television series sitcom that ran from 26 February 2001 to 24 May 2011 and starring Sheridan Smith, Will Mellor, Ralf Little, Natalie Casey, Kathryn Drysdale and Luke Gell. Created and ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, witty, humorous, realistic
Plot: up and down relationship, looking for love, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, buddies, couples, couple relations, looking for sex, friends, group of friends, sexual tension, sexual humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.9
 1K
Jesse (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Jesse Warner is a 26-year-old single mother juggling between her job, her dreams and her family responsibilities.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous
Plot: bar, single mother, supportive coworker, family relations, couples, parents and children, love and romance, love triangle, friends, family business, rivalry, best friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.4
 2K
The Loop (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: The Loop is an American sitcom that ran from March 15, 2006 to July 1, 2007 on Fox. The show starred Bret Harrison as Sam Sullivan, a young professional trying to balance the needs of his social life with the pressures of working at the corporate ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, light, realistic
Plot: workplace, friends, twentysomething life, lifestyle, boss and employee, obnoxious boss, workplace situations, slacker, sexual harassment, airline, corporate world, college graduate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
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Gidget (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Gidget is an American sitcom about a surfing, boy-crazy teenager called "Gidget" and her widowed father Russ Lawrence, a UCLA professor. Sally Field stars as Gidget with Don Porter as father Russell Lawrence. The series was first broadcast ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Plot: surfing, parents and children, teenage life, love and romance, workplace romance, suburbs, eccentric family, suburban life, college, friendship, teenage love, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 2K
227 (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: 227 is an American situation comedy that originally aired on NBC from September 14, 1985, until May 6, 1990. The series stars Marla Gibbs as a sharp-tongued, inner-city resident gossip and housewife, Mary Jenkins. It was produced by Embassy ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: neighbor, apartment, eccentric family, love and romance, best friends, lifestyle, society, friendship, friends, social relations, family relations, workplace ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%