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.
TV show
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, sitcom, feel good, sincere, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: black family, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, family life, family problems, family gatherings, working class, siblings relations, eccentric family, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, african american, father son relationship, teenage life, youth, friends, love and romance, suburbs, society, couples, family business, mischievous children, spoiled brat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: connecticut, usa

Most similar movies to My Wife and Kids

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sitcom, humorous, realistic and feel good films and TV series with plots about family relations, family life, parents and children, family, couples, husband wife relationship and siblings relations mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like My Wife and Kids: Everybody Hates Chris (2005), The Cosby Show (1984), According to Jim (2001), The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990), Malcolm in the Middle (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Everybody Hates Chris (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, misfit, african american, bully, working class, black family, sibling rivalry, youth, family values, social relations, family life, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa
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78%
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The Cosby Show (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, family values, parents and children, family life, couples, lifestyle, couple relations, teenage life, verbal byplay, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
According to Jim (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, feel good, realistic, humorous, not serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, couple relations, family values, parents and children, family life, lifestyle, buddies, housewife, suburbs, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, witty, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, black family, culture clash, hip hop, fish out of water, teenage life, african american, youth, misfit, eccentric family, siblings relations, social differences ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Malcolm in the Middle (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A gifted young teen tries to survive life with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family.
Style: humorous, realistic, sitcom, witty, neurotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, prodigy, parents and children, social satire, dark humor, teenage life, dysfunctional family, suburban life, youth, family problems, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Bernie Mac Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, not serious, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, artists and showbiz, family life, eccentric family, parents and children, parenthood, husband wife relationship, black family, marriage, uncle nephew relationship, disorder, family values ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Are We There Yet? (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious
Plot: blended family, parents and children, couple relations, family relations, ex athlete, newlyweds, family life, black family, youth, couples, family
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Still Standing (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: After 18 years of marriage, high school sweethearts Bill and Judy Miller still make each other laugh and try to keep their marriage intact, even when their family pulls them in different directions. Since Bill has a far more immature approach to ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, touching, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: lifestyle, single parent, parents and children, eccentric family, family life, childhood sweetheart, family problems, youth, tv show, high school, working class, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Hope & Faith (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, sincere, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: actor's life, artists and showbiz, sibling relationship, suburban life, family, sister sister relationship, couples, family problems, family relations, silly humor, lifestyle, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Bill Engvall Show (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, family life, friends, parents and children, couples, suburbs, therapist, father son relationship, marriage, society, friendship, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Grounded for Life (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, feel good, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: family, overbearing parent, everyday life, family relations, dysfunctional family, family values, parents and children, eccentric family, disorder, christianity, nothing goes right, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 80s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Middle (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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, not serious, realistic, humorous, sitcom ...
Plot: siblings relations, family values, everyday life, family life, family, adolescence, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, childhood, marriage, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Good Luck Charlie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, feel good, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: large family, adolescence, diary, nurse, family relations, parents and children, parenthood, family values, siblings relations, youth, family, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4K
My Two Dads (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: My Two Dads is an American sitcom that starred Staci Keanan, Paul Reiser and Greg Evigan. It aired on NBC from 1987 to 1990 and was produced by Michael Jacobs Productions in association with Tri-Star Television and distributed by TeleVentures.
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, single father, partners, family, buddies, lifestyle, odd couple, youth, coming of age, friends, custody, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 776
Instant Mom (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, feel good, light, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family life, newlyweds, parents and children, family problems, couples, couple relations, life turned upside down, disorder, supportive parent, siblings relations, family relations, stepmother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Married... with Children (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, light, feel good, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, family life, family relations, family problems, struggle, parents and children, misfit, working class, promiscuous daughter, marriage, dog, stupidity ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
All About the Andersons (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, feel good, light, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, family life, parents and children, single father, living with parents, unfulfillment, father son relationship, actor, love, follow your dream, friendship, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, siblings relations, mischievous children, family life, parents and children, family relations, sibling rivalry, youth, favoritism among siblings, disorder, children, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Brady Bunch (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, not serious, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: family, family relations, cheerleader, architect, suburbs, optimism, couples, step siblings, family life, couple relations, cult, suburban life ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.9
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Life of Riley (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, family life, family problems, parents and children, couple relations, couples, husband wife relationship, marriage, children, baby, newlyweds ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Meet the Browns (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns is an American sitcom created and produced by playwright, director, and producer Tyler Perry. The show revolves around a senior family living under one roof in Decatur, Georgia led by patriarch Mr. Brown and his ...
Style: sitcom, sentimental, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: family relations, aging, parents and children, family life, family gatherings, elderly, eccentric family, siblings relations, social relations, couples, golden years, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.9
 2K
Kath & Kim (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Australia
TV show
Story: Kath & Kim is an American version of the Australian television comedy series of the same name starring Selma Blair and Molly Shannon. The series premiered on NBC on October 9, 2008. The Australian version was created by its original stars, Jane ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: family relations, couples, family problems, couple relations, lifestyle, dysfunctional family, parents and children, parent child relationship, mother daughter relationship, marital problem, jealous spouse, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.5
 14K
Step by Step (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, humorous, not serious, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: blended family, family relations, family, youth, couples, couple relations, parents and children, family life, siblings relations, sexism, brother brother relationship, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
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Yes, Dear (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A comedy about two young couples and their outrageously contrasting views on parenting. Greg and Kim Warner struggle on a daily basis to become perfect at the job. Kim is a neurotic, stay-at-home mother, and although her husband, Greg, is a success ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, not serious, entertaining ...
Plot: family life, housewife, couples, parents and children, parenting, irresponsible, family relations, siblings relations, couple relations, family, husband wife relationship, kids and family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.9
 10K
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, not serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: financial problem, parenthood, nothing goes right, family problems, parents and children, family life, couple relations, ordinary person, frustration, society, down on your luck, working class ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
My Brother and Me (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, touching, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, african american, family relations, friends, youth, siblings relations, house, morality, brother sister relationship, african american family, father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Married to the Kellys (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: New York writer Tom grew up an only child and is a loner by nature. He's a man who takes pride in refusing to learn the names of his neighbors. But his life is destined for change when he marries Susan, a gregarious social butterfly from the ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, feel good, light, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: eccentric family, family life, couple relations, family relations, couples, fish out of water, suburbs, parents and children, moving, friendship, family, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 15K
Reba (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: After her dentist husband of 20 years leaves her for his dental hygienist, Reba Hart's seemingly perfect world is turned upside down.​
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: single mother, dentist, family life, youth, save the day, couples, family problems, parents and children, teenage life, crumbling marriage, pregnancy, divorced parents ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.7
 640
Rodney (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In the middle of real, everyday America, Rodney Hamilton's life revolves around two things: His family and his thankless job at a fiberglass plant..
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, relationship vs career, against the odds, family life, parents and children, father, family man, everyday life, friendship, love, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Wendell and Vinnie (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows Vinnie Bassett, proprietor of a pop culture memorabilia store who only takes breaks to read comic books and play video games. His bachelor life comes to a halt when he assumes guardianship of his incredibly intelligent and mature ...
Style: not serious, humorous, sitcom, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: custody, uncle nephew relationship, family life, family, family relations, youth, family values, siblings relations, silly humor, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%