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Mama's Family
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Thelma Harper and her spinster sister Fran open their home to Thelma's recently divorced son Vinton and his teenage son and daughter. It's quite an adjustment for everyone, especially the cranky, argumentative Thelma.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, based on sketch comedy
Plot: sitcom, dysfunctional family, family life, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, couples, family problems, friends, family, adult virgin, grandparent grandchild relationship, grandmother grandson relationship, grandmother, female bonding, friendship between women, widow, mother son relationship
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films and TV series with plots about family relations, sitcom, parents and children, family life, couples, youth and teenage life mostly in Comedy, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like Mama's Family: Gimme a Break! (1981), Kate & Allie (1984), 227 (1985), The Charmings (1987), Over the Brooklyn Bridge (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Gimme a Break!
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 30 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: not serious, humorous, witty, semi serious, offbeat ...
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Over the Brooklyn Bridge
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 108 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
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Style: humorous, light, feel good, not serious, offbeat ...
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Duration: 30 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
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One Day at a Time
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 ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Country: USA
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, sentimental ...
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