Movies and TV shows like Family Matters

If you like "Family Matters" you are looking for feel good, semi serious and humorous movies or TV shows about / with sitcom, family, goofy hero, verbal byplay, parents and children, middle class and black family themes of Comedy, Drama and Family genre shot in USA.
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Family Matters (1989)
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Family Matters (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A long-running dramedy centering on the Winslow family, a middle-class African American family living in Chicago, and their pesky next-door neighbor, ultra-nerd Steve Urkel. A spin-off of Perfect Strangers.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, surprise ending
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, goofy hero, verbal byplay, parents and children, middle class, black family, family life, suburbs, youth, family relations, siblings relations, suburban life, social relations, disorder, lifestyle, party, scientist, friendship, african american, teenage girl, invention, marriage, teenage boy, kiss ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois

Most similar movies to Family Matters

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films and TV series with plots about sitcom, family relations, family, siblings relations, family life, parents and children and youth mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Family Matters: Moesha (1996), Sister, Sister (1994), The Cosby Show (1984), Growing Pains (1985), Good Luck Charlie (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Moesha (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Moesha was an American sitcom series that aired on the UPN network from January 23, 1996 to May 14, 2001. The series stars R&B singer Brandy Norwood as Moesha Mitchell, a high school student living with her family in the Leimert Park ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, multicultural
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: sitcom, best friends, verbal byplay, teenage life, family, high school, black family, blended family, family life, youth, family relations, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Sister, Sister (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Sister, Sister is an American television sitcom starring identical twins Tia Mowry and Tamera Mowry. The premise of the show was that the girls were separated and adopted at birth, one to a single mother, one to a single father, and have met again ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: sitcom, twins, verbal byplay, parents and children, family, twin sister, siblings relations, college, high school, eccentric family, student life, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 7.4
 28K
The Cosby Show (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Cosby Show is an American television situation comedy starring Bill Cosby, which aired for eight seasons on NBC from September 20, 1984 until April 30, 1992. The show focuses on the Huxtable family, an upper middle-class African-American family ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, verbal byplay, parents and children, family life, family, black family, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations, teenage life, society, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 6.6
 12K
Growing Pains (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Growing Pains is an American television sitcom about an affluent family, residing in Huntington, Long Island, New York, with a working mother and a stay-at-home psychiatrist father raising three children together, which aired on ABC from September ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, couple relations, suburbs, parents and children, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, suburban life, family life, youth, family relations, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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Good Luck Charlie (2010)
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, sitcom, family relations, parents and children, nurse, siblings relations, youth, family values, adolescence, parenthood, suburban life, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.7
 47K
Full House (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Full House is an American sitcom television series. Set in San Francisco, the show chronicles widowed father Danny Tanner, who, after the death of his wife Pam, enlists his best friend Joey Gladstone and his brother-in-law Jesse Katsopolis to help ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, friends, single parent, friendship, single father, family life, children, baby, parents and children, siblings relations, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
The Bernie Mac Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Bernie Mac Show is an American sitcom that aired on Fox for five seasons from November 14, 2001 to April 14, 2006. The series featured comic actor Bernie Mac and his wife Wanda raising his sister's three kids: Jordan, Bryana, and Vanessa.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, clever, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, eccentric family, family life, family, child care, parenthood, black family, youth, family relations, suburbs, disorder, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.2
 14K
Family Ties (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Former 1960s flower children Steven and Elyse Keaton raise their conservative son Alex, daughters Mallory and Jennifer, and later, youngest child Andrew.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, republican, culture clash, liberal, parents and children, siblings relations, conservatism, democrat, family life, suburbs, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 36K
Roseanne (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: A working-class family struggles to get by on a limited income in the fictional town of Lanford, Illinois.
Style: realistic, humorous, witty, cynical, biting
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, working class, family, family life, overweight, lesbian, verbal byplay, parents and children, siblings relations, suburbs, suburban life, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Diff'rent Strokes (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Diff'rent Strokes is an American television sitcom that aired on NBC from November 3, 1978, to May 4, 1985, and on ABC from September 27, 1985, to March 7, 1986. The series stars Gary Coleman and Todd Bridges as Arnold and Willis Jackson, two ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, sitcom, adoption, mischievous children, family, suburbs, parents and children, child care, siblings relations, social differences, suburban life, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, manhattan, new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Boy Meets World (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Boy Meets World is an American television sitcom that chronicles the coming of age events and everyday life-lessons of Cory Matthews, a Philadelphian who grows up from a young boy to a married man. The show aired for seven seasons from 1993 to 2000 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens, teen drama
Plot: sitcom, coming of age, school, friendship, college, high school, dating, neighbor, buddies, family, high school life, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Mr. Belvedere (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Mr. Belvedere is an American sitcom that originally aired on ABC from March 15, 1985, until July 8, 1990. The series is based on the Lynn Aloysius Belvedere character created by Gwen Davenport for her 1947 novel Belvedere, which was later adapted ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, master and servant, friendship, butler, illegal immigrant, family life, family, suburbs, suburban life, workplace situations, family relations, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Silver Spoons (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Silver Spoons is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 25, 1982 to May 11, 1986 and in first-run syndication from September 15, 1986 to March 4, 1987. The series was produced by Embassy Television for the first four seasons, until ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, coming of age, rich and poor, parents and children, family, man child, family life, society, youth, family relations, power relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 626
Instant Mom (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Martini Mondays and tequila Tuesdays take a back seat to new step-motherhood when former party girl Stephanie marries Charlie, an older dad with three kids. Becoming an instant mom doesn't come with a rulebook, but it does come with a dose of ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, life turned upside down, blended family, black family, family, family life, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations, couples, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.0
 6K
Blossom (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Blossom is an American sitcom broadcast on NBC from January 3, 1991, to May 22, 1995. The series was created by Don Reo, and starred Mayim Bialik as Blossom Russo, a teenager living with her father and two brothers. It was produced by Reo's ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: sitcom, family, single father, single parent, best friends, eccentric family, teenage life, youth, family relations, friends, siblings relations, teenage boy ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.7
 12K
Even Stevens (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Even Stevens is an American comedy television series that aired on Disney Channel with a total of three seasons and 65 episodes from June 17, 2000, to June 13, 2003. It follows the life of the Stevenses, a Jewish family living in suburban ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, sitcom, parents and children, siblings relations, teenager, jewish, sibling relationship, eccentric family, teenage life, family life, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Wonder Years (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Wonder Years is an American television comedy-drama created by Neal Marlens and Carol Black. It ran on ABC from 1988 through 1993. The pilot aired on January 31, 1988, following ABC's coverage of Super Bowl XXII. The show achieved a spot ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: childhood, friends, family, childhood sweetheart, generation gap, friendship, junior high school, teenager, sitcom, best friend, high school, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Home Improvement (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Home Improvement is an American television sitcom starring Tim Allen, that aired from September 17, 1991 to May 25, 1999. The show was created by Matt Williams, Carmen Finestra and David McFadzean. In the 1990s, it was one of the most watched ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, handyman, friendship, couple relations, parents and children, family, family life, family relations, suburbs, disorder, battle of the sexes, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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My Brother and Me (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: My Brother and Me is a sitcom on Nickelodeon that premiered on October 15, 1994, and ran until February 2, 1995. The show is about a family living in the West Side of Charlotte, North Carolina, who experience the highs and lows of everyday life. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, african american, siblings relations, youth, black family, family relations, friends, house, brother sister relationship, best friend, teenage girl ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.5
 4K
Smart Guy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: T.J. is a boy genius who gets bumped up from the fourth grade to high school. T.J. tries to adjust to his new life, but he shares some classes with his 14 year-old brother Marcus, the school jock, and his clueless and self-absorbed 16 year-old ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: high school, sitcom, single parent, relationship vs career, youth, black family, boy genius, family, family relations, best friends, prodigy, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Perfect Strangers (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Perfect Strangers is an American sitcom that ran for eight seasons from March 25, 1986, to August 6, 1993, on the ABC television network. Created by Dale McRaven, the series chronicles the rocky coexistence of midwestern American Larry Appleton and ...
Style: not serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, friendship, family, goofy hero, odd couple, fish out of water, misfit, partners, family relations, buddies, immigrants, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.6
 4K
Hope & Faith (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Hope, a down-to-earth, happily married mother of three has her tidy world turned upside down when her celebrity sister moves in. Faith was living the Hollywood life as a soap opera star before her character was killed off.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, christmas special
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, actor's life, odd couple, family, sibling relationship, suburbs, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, suburban life, artists and showbiz, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.5
 10K
Step by Step (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Step by Step is an American television sitcom that starred Patrick Duffy and Suzanne Somers as two single parents, who spontaneously get married after meeting one another during a vacation, resulting in them becoming the heads of a large blended ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, sexism, couple relations, family, parents and children, blended family, siblings relations, suburbs, family life, youth, suburban life, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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House of Payne (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Tyler Perry's House of Payne is an American comedy-drama television series created and produced by playwright, director, and producer Tyler Perry. The show revolved around a multi-generational family living under one roof in Atlanta led by ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, feel good, not serious ...
Plot: sitcom, working class, parents and children, family life, social relations, suburbs, family relations, elderly, youth, african american protagonist, suburban life, african american
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.6
 15K
Lizzie McGuire (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Lizzie McGuire is an American live-action teen sitcom, which features an animated version of the title character performing soliloquy. The animated sequences were interspersed with the show's live-action sequences. It premiered on the Disney ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, witty
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: sitcom, friendship, best friends, school, family, siblings relations, teenager, teenage life, coming of age, high school, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.3
 941
See Dad Run (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: The story of David Hobbs, who has spent the last decade playing the perfect father on one of TV’s biggest sitcoms. But when the series ends and his wife resumes her own television career, he finds himself cast in his most challenging role to date: ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: sitcom, family, parents and children, youth, family relations, family life, actor's life, couple relations, siblings relations, teenage life, artists and showbiz, couples
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Eight Is Enough (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Eight Is Enough is an American television comedy-drama series that ran on ABC from March 15, 1977, until August 29, 1981. The show was modeled after syndicated newspaper columnist Thomas Braden, a real-life parent with eight children, who wrote a ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: single parent, parents and children, family, siblings relations, family life, family relations, couple relations, looking for love, teenage life, love and romance, couples, remarry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The story of a 10-year-old girl Dawn Haley whose sibling rivalry with her three brothers is heightened by the fact that they are quadruplets.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: sitcom, siblings relations, family, family life, youth, family relations, mischievous children, parents and children, disorder, favoritism among siblings, child, sibling rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Jeff Foxworthy Show (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Air conditioning repair man Jeff finds himself a fish out of water living in Indiana with his Southern ways and humor. Eventually he takes his family back to Georgia and reconnects with his eccentric relations.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, family life, family, family relations, eccentric family, youth, disorder, short lived, television flop
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.6
 2K
Empty Nest (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Empty Nest is an American sitcom that originally aired on NBC from 1988 to 1995. The series was created as a spin-off of The Golden Girls by creator and producer Susan Harris. For its first three seasons, Empty Nest was one of the year's top 10 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, hospital, coworker relationship, pediatrician, doctor, nurse, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, family relations, singleness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%