Movies and TV shows that are like Barney Miller

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Barney Miller (1975)
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Barney Miller
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, intellectual
Plot: police station, sitcom, workplace situations, urban, law enforcement, police detective, workplace, partners against crime, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, partners, polish, social worker, police protagonist, jail cell, suspect, police, gambling, golden years, crime, fish, superior, squad, workplace humor
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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Sports Night
Comedy, Drama, Sport
USA
30 min.
 8.3
Louie
Comedy, Drama
USA
22 min.
 8.6
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Most similar movies to Barney Miller

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and witty films and TV series with plots including workplace, sitcom, workplace situations, friends, friendship, urban and couples themes mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Barney Miller: Taxi (1978), The Job (2001), Alice (1976), Archie Bunker's Place (1979), The George Carlin Show (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Taxi
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: talky, humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, clever, offbeat
Plot: sitcom, workplace situations, taxi driver, city life, urban, workplace, immigrants, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, taxi, friendship, couples, friends, group of friends, mechanic, hippie, lifestyle, boxer, driver, anti hero, sarcasm, city, actor, stereotype, redhead, single mother, boss, restaurant
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
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The Job
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic, witty, biting, cynical
Plot: partners against crime, sitcom, tough law enforcer, crime, police station, fighting crime, crime investigation, police detective, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, partners, irish american, police, network, mistress
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   88%
    User:   80%
 
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Alice
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic
Plot: sitcom, single parent, workplace situations, workplace, single mother, restaurant, family relations, friends, best friends, starting over, friendship, parents and children, hopes, woman, united states of america, aspiring singer, friendship between women, widow, waitress, female protagonist, workplace humor
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   94%
 
Archie Bunker's Place
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: clever, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, bar, friendship, family life, working class, workplace situations, society, workplace, family relations, friends, misfit partners, eccentric family, partners, disorder, widower, workplace humor
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   89%
 
The George Carlin Show
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, clever, realistic, offbeat, witty, biting
Plot: buddies, sitcom, city life, urban, taxi, bar, society, state affairs, workplace, friends, lifestyle, laughter, beard, ponytail, short lived, irish american, old man, television flop, taxi driver
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   79%
 
The Choirboys
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Style: bleak, semi serious, dark humor, humorous, realistic, cynical
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, drugs/alcohol, law enforcement, police station, buddies, dominatrix, police, crime, fighting crime, urban, prank, moral dilemma, alcohol abuse, racism, social decay, police investigation, crimes, dishonesty, partners, society, friends, female nudity, retiring
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   70%
 
The Odd Couple
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, feel good
Plot: odd couple, screwball, sitcom, buddies, urban, unlikely partners, cult, friends who hate each other, friendship, partners, friends, human nature, obsession, city life, love and romance, workplace, separated, scolding, lifestyle, divorce, roommate, freak, slacker
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   55%
 
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NewsRadio
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, offbeat
Plot: workplace situations, workplace, radio, friends, sitcom, power relations, boss and employee, friendship, radio show, workplace intrigue, weatherman, ratings, anchor, screwball, restroom, ceo, rebelliousness, radio station, radio dj, radio broadcasting, baseball cap, news reporter, receptionist, arrogance, sarcasm, billionaire, coffee, cat, man with glasses, reporter, sex, office, boss, employer employee relationship, cigarette smoking, director, producer
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, wisconsin, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   58%
 
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Norm
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, boss and employee, friendship, workplace situations, workplace, friends, power relations, parole officer, working the system, hockey, social worker, crime and punishment, step siblings, ex athlete, sex
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   56%
 
Mary Tyler Moore
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, feel good
Plot: sitcom, friendship, singleness, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, television, tv news, workplace, friends, boss and employee, power relations, producer, dating, anchor, self esteem, woman, weatherman, sofa, job seeking, high school reunion, lifestyle, department store, unrequited love, single, burglary, journalism, friendship between women, cameraman, clown, single woman, tv station, award ceremony, mother, jail, vacation, funeral, election, office, female protagonist, neighbor, police, drunkenness, christmas, restaurant, kiss, new job, staff
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   63%
 
 8.3
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Sports Night
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, clever
Audience: date night
Plot: sport, journalism, boss and employee, workplace romance, tv news, television, tv show, media satire, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, workplace, media, power relations, actor's life, performer's life, dialogue driven, male friendship, female boss, sitcom, writer's life, couple relations, chaos and mayhem, showbiz, couples, friends, anchor, network, dignity, lifestyle, office, friendship, christmas, success, hot and sexy
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   46%
 
 7.3
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Good Times
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: underdog, suburbs, young lovers, follow your dream, urban, black family, sitcom, friendship, interracial relations, parents and children, social differences, workplace romance, suburban life, tv show, workplace situations, city life, family life, society, family relations, workplace, ambition, love and romance, couples, friends, painting, ghetto, sibling, poor family, inner city, insult, working class, poverty, brother sister relationship, black american, teenage girl, teenage boy, african american, housing project, father daughter relationship, marriage, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: florida, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   48%
 
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Castle
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: verbal byplay, writer's life, mystery, police investigation, female detective, homicide detective, police, crimes, murder, law enforcement, workplace, partners, misfit partners, police detective, reluctant partners, unlikely partners, investigation, riddles and clues, novelist, whodunit, crime scene, murder investigation, police station, who done it, workplace situations, deadly, misfit, family relations, multiple suspects, female partner, sexual tension, resourceful, ex spouse, hotshot, parenthood, romancing partners, evidence, woman, questioned by police, three generations, control freak, redheaded woman, medical examiner, interrogation room, redhead girl, teenage daughter, new york skyline, crime scene photograph, loss of mother, police interrogation
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   53%
 
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Maude
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, biting, cynical
Plot: sitcom, feminism, couple relations, suburban life, suburbs, female protagonist, social issues, society, couples, best friends, parents and children, family life, family relations, friends, social relations, liberal, woman, political activism, lifestyle, rebelliousness, insult, women's rights, marriage, husband wife relationship, alcohol, abortion, civil rights
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   47%
 
Cotton Comes to Harlem
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, witty
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, tough law enforcer, crime, investigation, cons and scams, urban, police investigation, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, partners, buddies, master criminal, odd couple, disorder, black hair, rally, swahili, calling someone an idiot, black woman, opening a door, euphemism, black man, black cop, cigar, city, racial slur, night, black american, preacher, african american, police, apology, promise, chase
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: harlem, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   43%
 
Mother, Jugs & Speed
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting, funny, offbeat, dark humor, light, witty, satirical, dramatic, road movie, suspense, stylized, absurd, clever
Audience: teens
Plot: workplace, buddies, hospital, underdog, chase, contests and competitions, violence, farce, redemption, murder, dialogue, workplace situations, family, mentor, greed, corruption, drinking, fighting the system, fight scenes, screwball, family drama, fantasy world, pornography, nothing goes right, foul language, beer, catastrophe, death, adventure, nudity (topless - notable), stereotypes, partners, cars, irreverent, alter ego, camp, brutality, rivalry, childhood, runaway, dysfunctional family, police investigation, cult, friendship, high school, disorder, first contact, cheerleading, twists & turns, storytelling
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   58%
 
The Jeffersons
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, offbeat
Plot: sitcom, couple relations, interracial relations, family life, urban, society, family relations, city life, couples, maid, designer, woman, lifestyle, doorman, housekeeper, insult, interracial marriage, white male black female relationship, neighbor neighbor relationship, businessman, apartment building, apartment, interracial friendship, african american, neighbor, marriage, friendship, husband wife relationship, temperamental, living with parents
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   55%
 
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One Fine Day
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Style: sweet, romantic, semi serious, feel good, witty, humorous, realistic, light, touching, cynical, sexy, clever, entertaining, melancholic, funny, harsh, fairy tale, dramatic, exciting, suspense
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick
Plot: single father, romance, screwball, single parent, opposites attract, love story, divorce, happy ending, single mother, urban, children, destiny, catastrophe, looking for love, dialogue, chase, parents and children, mentor, fall in love, childhood, love and romance, stereotypes, natural disaster, corruption, relationships, couples, beautiful scenery, life philosophy, lone hero, first contact, internet, transformation, disorder, twists & turns, kids and family, women, underdog, family, runaway, vengeance, workplace situations, storytelling, love, police investigation, nothing goes right, architect, culture clash, city life, adaptation, marriage
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   49%
 
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 7.3
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Becker
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, cynical, clever
Plot: sitcom, battle of the sexes, boss and employee, clinic, couple relations, doctor, friendship, looking for love, urban, workplace situations, couples, workplace, friends, introspection, doctors and patients, city life, love and romance, power relations, social relations, nagging and grouching, dedication, liberal, blind character, up and down relationship, woman, dreadlocks, divorced man, doctor's office, medical, waiting room, cynic, blind man, african american man, sunglasses, italian american, interracial friendship, cigarette smoking, strong female character, goodhearted, patient, antisocial behavior, everyday life, nurse, health situation
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   41%
 
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That Girl
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: actor's life, performer's life, suburbs, battle of the sexes, boss and employee, workplace romance, showbiz, suburban life, tv show, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, workplace, couples, singleness, gender, love and romance, media, society, power relations, disorder, woman, lifestyle, feminist, optimism, independence, actress, model, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sitcom, female protagonist
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   46%
 
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The Super Cops
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, fighting crime, urban, police officer, crimes, law enforcement, partners, wrecking ball, police commissioner, police academy, junkie, pimp, brooklyn bridge, informant, rookie, bribe, hypocrisy, police shootout, hitman, poverty, drug dealer, gunfight, police station, neo noir, corruption, prostitute, police, academy
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   40%
 
Mr. Belvedere
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: master and servant, sitcom, friendship, family, family life, butler, illegal immigrant, suburban life, suburbs, workplace situations, family relations, friends, disorder, boss and employee, parents and children, siblings relations, culture clash, fish out of water, teenage life, lifestyle, society, workplace, youth, power relations, columnist, housekeeper
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   52%
 
Hill Street Blues
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Style: serious, gloomy, rough, realistic, clever, suspenseful
Plot: realism, crime, fighting crime, police station, police, urban ghetto, police investigation, crimes, urban, law enforcement, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, workplace situations, partners, workplace, sergeant, swat, gang warfare, inner city, police protagonist, ex husband ex wife relationship, police captain, police sergeant, police partner, partner, police detective, policewoman, police officer, alcoholic, police lieutenant, confrontation with superior, right and wrong, police chief
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   37%
 
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Freebie and the Bean
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, partners against crime, chases and races, crime, police, crimes, urban, law enforcement, police investigation, partners, buddies, car chase, tough law enforcer, hitman, chase, gunned down, car stunt, construction crane, restaurant kitchen, implied cunnilingus, contract killing, fear of commitment, buddy cop, roundhouse kick, abuse of power, mexican american, swearing, kicked in the groin, motorcycle stunt, main character shot, heart attack, stadium, death threat, karate, best friends, practical joke, motorcycle, racial slur, police captain, police brutality, mistaken identity, fistfight, police lieutenant, police station, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, police chase, transvestite, deception, gay slur, violence
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   49%
 
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Whoopi
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, hotel, verbal byplay, boss and employee, workplace situations, society, black woman, workplace, social misfits, starting over, interracial relations, siblings relations, culture clash, racism, misfit, family relations, power relations, ethnic, iranian, ethnic stereotype, racial stereotype, stereotype, african american, female protagonist, politically correct, maid, blacks and whites
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   37%
 
Living Single
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, best friends, singleness, urban, workplace romance, workplace situations, friends, city life, love and romance, couples, workplace, african american, journal, woman, rapper, best friend, african american woman, friendship between women, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, comedian, joke, stand up comedian, sex, love, friend, friendship, dating, roommate
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   34%
 
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The Paper
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, dramatic, humorous, realistic, satirical, sincere, cynical, light, suspense, entertaining, cerebral, interesting, melancholic, bad ending, exciting, funny, sentimental, harsh
Plot: journalism, workplace, murder, parenthood, business, storytelling, media satire, relationship vs career, dialogue, destiny, catastrophe, greed, corruption, first contact, cancer, mentor, success, research, chase, workplace situations, life & death, media, ambition, creativity, police investigation, family, natural disaster, transformation, culture clash, doctors, runaway, paranoia, guilt, couples, adaptation, nudity (topless - notable), fantasy world, justice, environment, conspiracy, pornography, redemption, brutality, lawyer, vengeance, happy ending, internet, life, life philosophy, betrayal
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   42%
 
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sitcom, verbal byplay, police, boss and employee, workplace situations, police station, brooklyn new york city, law enforcement, workplace, crimes, police detective, power relations, disorder, police captain, african american, arrest, incompetent police, superior, sergeant, female partner, newcomer, police chief, gay african american, policewoman, homosexual, immature, mishap, case, investigation, criminal, boss, law enforcer, teamwork, coworker, young man, workplace humor
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   36%
 

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Kate & Allie
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: sitcom, city life, family life, urban, best friends, female friendship, single mother, single parent, roommate, feminism, friends, couples, friendship, family relations, battle of the sexes, singleness, teenage life, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, gender, workplace, youth, divorced mother, career woman, best friend, friendship between women, apartment building, apartment, house, brother sister relationship, teenage girl, little boy, girl, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, boy, divorce, friend, mother son relationship, skyscraper
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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System:   42%
    User:   47%
 
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Love & War
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental, witty
Plot: sitcom, starting over, workplace situations, bar, hopes, newspaper columnist, restaurant, dating, workplace, opposites attract, introspection, couple relations, friendship, workplace romance, love and romance, couples, friends, lifestyle, columnist
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   46%
 
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