Movies and TV shows like My Wife and Kids

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My Wife and Kids (2001)
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My Wife and Kids (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: My Wife and Kids is an American television family sitcom that ran on ABC from March 28, 2001 until May 17, 2005. Produced by Touchstone Television, it starred Damon Wayans and Tisha Campbell-Martin, and centers on the character of Michael Kyle, a loving husband and modern-day patriarch who rules his household with a unique and distinct parenting style. As he teaches his three children some of life's lessons, he does so with his own brand of humor. Wayans and veteran television writer/producer Don Reo co-created and executive produced the series.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, feel good, sincere, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: black family, couple relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, family relations, family life, family problems, family gatherings, working class, siblings relations, eccentric family, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, african american, father son relationship, sitcom, teenage life, youth, friends, love and romance, society, couples, family business, mischievous children, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa

Most similar movies to My Wife and Kids

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and feel good films and TV series with plots about family relations, sitcom, family life, parents and children, family, husband wife relationship and youth mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like My Wife and Kids: Everybody Hates Chris (2005), Malcolm in the Middle (2000), The Bernie Mac Show (2001), The Middle (2009), Hope & Faith (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Everybody Hates Chris (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Everybody Hates Chris is an American television narrative sitcom that depicts the troubled teenage experiences of comedian Chris Rock while growing up in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City. The show is set between 1982 and 1987, but Rock ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, not serious, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, teenage life, sitcom, black family, bully, high school, working class, eccentric family, family life, friendship, social relations, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Malcolm in the Middle (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A gifted young teen tries to survive life with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, neurotic, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: siblings relations, sitcom, anger, parents and children, family relations, prodigy, teenage life, eccentric family, youth, uptight character, suburban life, social satire ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: feel good, not serious, humorous, realistic, clever
Audience: teens
Plot: artists and showbiz, parents and children, eccentric family, family life, family relations, black family, parenthood, husband wife relationship, sitcom, marriage, uncle nephew relationship, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Middle (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The daily mishaps of a married woman and her semi-dysfunctional family and their attempts to survive life in general in the city of Orson, Indiana.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, parents and children, family life, adolescence, parenthood, everyday life, marriage, family values, couple relations, teenage boy, childhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
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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: semi serious, humorous, sincere, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, artists and showbiz, actor's life, sibling relationship, suburban life, family, sister sister relationship, couples, family problems, suburbs, family life, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is an American television sitcom that originally aired on NBC from September 10, 1990, to May 20, 1996. The show stars Will Smith as a fictionalized version of himself, a street-smart teenager from West Philadelphia who ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, realistic, situational comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, teenage life, black family, culture clash, butler, fish out of water, family relations, misfit, social differences, youth, verbal byplay, siblings relations ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Are We There Yet? (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Are We There Yet? opens where the popular film of the same name left off, with Nick and Suzanne newly married. After six months, their family is beginning to show growing pains, from the complexities of life as newlyweds to weathering the storm of ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, family life, ex athlete, newlyweds, blended family, black family, couples, family, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Black-ish (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A family man struggles to gain a sense of cultural identity while raising his kids in a predominantly white, upper-middle-class neighborhood.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, funny, realistic
Plot: sitcom, black family, parents and children, social differences, society, racial issues, african american, teenage boy, married couple, father son relationship, misfit, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Grounded for Life (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Right out of high school, Sean Finnerty got his girlfriend Claudia pregnant. Now she’s his wife, and at just 32, he’s somehow found himself with 14-year-old daughter Lily, two little boys, and a constant struggle between his need to be ...
Style: realistic, feel good, witty, humorous, not serious
Plot: sitcom, family, overbearing parent, christianity, irish, youth, everyday life, working class, couples, disorder, suburbs, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: humorous, witty, semi serious, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, society, lifestyle, parents and children, verbal byplay, family, couple relations, siblings relations, family life, family values, teenage life, couples ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
According to Jim (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: According to Jim is an American sitcom television series starring Jim Belushi in the title role as a suburban father of three children. It originally ran on ABC from October 1, 2001 to June 2, 2009.
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, not serious, situational comedy
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, housewife, couples, family life, family values, buddies, suburbs, lifestyle, family relations, friends, suburban life, in-laws ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
All About the Andersons (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Story: As soon as single dad Anthony moves back into his parents' home to provide a stable environment for his 8-year-old son, he immediately remembers why he left in the first place. His mother Flo is always understanding and supportive, but his ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, actor's life, single parent, family life, unfulfillment, parents and children, family relations, family, black family, living with parents, single father, actor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Bill Engvall Show (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Bill Engvall Show is a sitcom which ran on TBS from July 17, 2007 to September 5, 2009. The series starred comedian Bill Engvall and was written and created by Engvall and Michael Leeson. The series was canceled on September 25, 2009. On June ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, friends, parents and children, suburban life, couple relations, youth, family relations, family life, suburbs, teenage life, couples, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Better With You (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Better with You is an American romantic sitcom TV show starring Joanna Garcia Swisher and Jennifer Finnigan. The series aired on Wednesdays at 8:30 pm Eastern/7:30 pm Central on ABC and ran from September 22, 2010 to May 11, 2011. The series was ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, feel good, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: pregnancy, family life, love affair, couples, lifestyle, sitcom, family relations, romance, siblings relations, parents and children, love and romance, couple relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
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Raising Hope (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: James "Jimmy" Chance is a clueless 24-year-old who impregnates a serial killer during a one-night-stand. Earning custody of his daughter after the mother is sentenced to death, Jimmy relies on his oddball but well-intentioned family for ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, not serious, light ...
Plot: babies and infants, family life, sitcom, living with parents, parenthood, responsibility, eccentric family, immature, lifestyle, twentysomething life, lifestyle change, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 645
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: realistic, not serious, humorous, sentimental, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, couple relations, supportive parent, family relations, family problems, family life, disorder, couples, parents and children, siblings relations, newlyweds, in-laws ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 11K
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, witty, sincere, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, sexism, family relations, step siblings, remarry, coming of age, couples, family life, suburbs, youth, couple relations, suburban life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Married with Children (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Married... with Children is an American sitcom that aired for 11 seasons. It featured a dysfunctional family living in a fictional Chicago, Illinois, suburb. The show, notable for being the first prime-time television series to air on Fox, ran from ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, sitcom, struggle, family life, family problems, parents and children, working class, misfit, promiscuous daughter, stupidity, marriage, dog ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Brady Bunch (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: When widower Mike Brady marries a lovely lady widow Carol Ann, their two families become one. These are the misadventures of this new couple, their six children, a dog named Tiger, and quirky housekeeper Alice.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: family, architect, cheerleader, sitcom, couples, teenage life, suburbs, coming of age, family relations, step siblings, family life, cult ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, feel good, semi serious, light, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mischievous children, siblings relations, family life, youth, favoritism among siblings, disorder, sibling rivalry, sitcom, family, parents and children, family relations, child
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: touching, offbeat, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, african american, youth, siblings relations, friends, family relations, black family, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, child protagonist ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.1
 23K
8 Simple Rules (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: What happens to a loving, rational Dad when his darling, pliable daughters morph into hormonally-challenged, incomprehensible teenagers? If he's Paul Hennessy, he reacts in ways even he finds crazy. Thank God he has a 13-year-old son who still ...
Style: touching, realistic, witty, humorous, not serious
Plot: sitcom, overprotective parent, family, siblings relations, parents and children, family life, family problems, youth, family relations, teenage life, couples, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
 22K
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: realistic, feel good, witty, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family relations, social relations, youth, family, verbal byplay, goofy hero, suburban life, parents and children, siblings relations, suburbs, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 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: realistic, humorous, witty, touching, semi serious
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: sitcom, single parent, single father, family relations, eccentric family, teenage life, youth, family, father daughter relationship, friendship between girls, female protagonist, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 244
Life of Riley (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Life of Riley is a British comedy television series, shown on BBC One and BBC HD. The show stars Caroline Quentin and Neil Dudgeon, who are recently married, and is set around their dysfunctional family. The show also features the couple's four ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, dysfunctional family, couple relations, family relations, couples, family problems, family life, parents and children, father son relationship, baby, marriage, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The King of Queens (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Three's definitely a crowd for parcel post deliveryman Doug Heffernan (Kevin James), whose newly widowed father-in-law, Arthur (Jerry Stiller), has moved in with him and his wife, Carrie (Leah Remini). Doug's no longer the king of his ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: working class, sitcom, living with parents, friendship, marital problem, family problems, workplace, family relations, friends, love and romance, family life, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.7
 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: realistic, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: sitcom, family, youth, society, suburbs, teenage life, family life, family relations, friends, suburban life, couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: new york, long island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The War at Home (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The War at Home is an American sitcom created by Rob Lotterstein that ran from September 11, 2005 to April 22, 2007 on Fox. It follows the antics of a largely dysfunctional Long Island family. The show lasted for two full seasons but was not renewed ...
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, dysfunctional family, adolescence vs adulthood, boyfriend, youth, couples, family values, family life, eccentric family, sexual identity, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, long island, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.0
 9K
Lucky Louie (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: witty, not serious, humorous, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: sitcom, financial problem, neighbor, african american, boss, couples, family life, family problems, couple relations, family relations, ordinary person, sexual activity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, feel good, light, not serious ...
Plot: sitcom, working class, family life, social relations, parents and children, elderly, suburbs, youth, family relations, african american protagonist, suburban life, african american
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%