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Mama's Family
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, based on sketch comedy
Plot: sitcom, dysfunctional family, family life, family relations, family, parents and children, teenage life, couples, family problems, friends, 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 including family relations, sitcom, parents and children, family life, couples, family and siblings relations themes mostly in Comedy, Family and Romance genres. Some movies like Mama's Family: Married with Children (1986), Gimme a Break! (1981), Empty Nest (1988), 227 (1985), Oliver Beene (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Married with Children
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty, cynical
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, dysfunctional family, parents and children, suburbs, cult, eccentric family, working class, family, family life, couples, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations, teenage life, misfit, society, youth, family problems, stupidity, dog, promiscuity, bowling, ex athlete, neighbor, accountant, sexism, marriage, hapless, oldies, housewife, salesman, petty job, marital problem, loser, football, dimwit, suffering, reluctant, frustration, woman, shoe store, friends who hate each other, insult, promiscuous daughter, brother sister relationship, talking dog, womanizer, dysfunctional marriage, blonde, teenager
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Gimme a Break!
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, nanny, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, housekeeper, single father, suburbs, death in the family, family business, suburban life, family life, family relations, best friends, teenage life, optimism, youth, family problems, friends, polish, police chief, single parent, widower, polish american, african american
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, new york
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System:   76%
    User:   66%
 
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Empty Nest
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, coworker relationship, pediatrician, hospital, nurse, doctor, family relations, singleness, family life, doctor's office, medical, neighbor neighbor relationship, widower, owner dog relationship, sister sister relationship, neighbor, father daughter relationship, dog, supportive parent
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: florida, miami, usa
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System:   76%
    User:   83%
 
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227
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, friendship, family life, friends, family, apartment, neighbor, housewife, middle class, social relations, best friends, eccentric family, lifestyle, love and romance, society, workplace, couples, family relations, neighbor neighbor relationship, african american woman, apartment building, old woman, teenage girl, african american, girl, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship
Time: 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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System:   69%
    User:   67%
 
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Oliver Beene
Genre: Comedy, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: sitcom, coming of age, parents and children, siblings relations, retro, family, eccentric family, family life, teenage life, youth, family relations, americana, society, dentist, lifestyle, dysfunctional family, brother, father, mother, friend, housewife
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   68%
    User:   68%
 
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Crumbs
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, eccentric family, family relations, hometown, restaurant, gays and lesbians, dysfunctional family, family business, mental illness, family problems, loss of son, loss of brother, closeted homosexual, father son relationship, mother son relationship, loss of sibling
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
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System:   67%
    User:   64%
 
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   61%
 
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Newhart
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic, offbeat, witty
Plot: sitcom, small town, best friends, college, single parent, unlikely couple, tv station, student life, cafe, workplace situations, nothing goes right, village, americana, family relations, disorder, feminism, siblings relations, social differences, eccentric family, hotel, media satire, small town life, village life, dull life, optimism, couples, friends, lifestyle, live audience, handyman, television, mayor, maid
Time: 80s
Place: new york, vermont, usa
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System:   61%
    User:   51%
 
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Family Ties
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, republican, conservatism, democrat, family relations, suburbs, couple relations, culture clash, adolescence vs adulthood, suburban life, teenage life, coming of age, americana, society, youth, couples, liberal, materialism, advice, generation gap, lifestyle, conservative, overalls, greed, brother sister relationship, sister sister relationship, politics, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, marriage, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship, hippie, counterculture, architect
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   65%
 
The War at Home
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, parents and children, family life, teenage life, dysfunctional family, middle class, family relations, coming of age, couple relations, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, eccentric family, youth, couples, family values, protective parent, parent child relationship, rebellious daughter, gay teenager, gay friend, catholic, italian american, gay, dysfunctional marriage, teenager, teenage girl, teenage boy, neighbor, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, marriage, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship, sexual identity, dating, uptight character, boyfriend
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, long island, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   65%
 
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The Charmings
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, semi serious, offbeat, cynical, fairy tale
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: verbal byplay, eccentric family, family, family life, suburbs, fish out of water, sitcom, suburban life, time travel, parody, couples, family relations, friends, couple relations, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, love and romance, disorder, snow white, magical mirror, lifestyle, cinderella, love, prince, marriage, poisoning
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   48%
 
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Growing Pains
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, couple relations, parents and children, suburbs, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, suburban life, family life, youth, family relations, teenage life, love and romance, society, friends, advice, problem solving, insult, house, brother sister relationship, children, love interest, teenager, teenage girl, teenage boy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother brother relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   48%
 
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Rude Awakening
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, touching, dark humor
Plot: parents and children, addiction, sitcom, alcohol abuse, alcoholics anonymous, recovering alcoholic, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, lifestyle, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, family relations, friends, support group, actor, dysfunctional family, rehabilitation, sexual tension, alcoholic mother, aspiring writer, drug addiction, drug addict, sex addict, sexual joke, sexual obsession, drinking problem, bad girl, actress, alcoholic, cult, interracial friendship, bartender, sexual humor, jewish, female nudity, sex, mother daughter relationship, bar, flirting, friendship
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   52%
 
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Everybody Hates Chris
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, sentimental, clever, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, high school, eccentric family, teenage life, urban, black family, racism, brooklyn new york city, retro, teenager, coming of age, school, family life, misfit, youth, family relations, social relations, couple relations, working class, friendship, siblings relations, high school life, society, couples, friends, shyness, bully, african american, family values, protective parent, complaint, sofa, racial discrimination, store, baldness, living room, wrath, couch, confusion, domineering mother, racial stereotype, dispute, misunderstanding, married couple, discussion, childhood memory, room, hallway, racial prejudice
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   46%
 
The Golden Girls
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, sentimental, clever, feel good, touching
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: sitcom, elderly, best friends, golden years, aging, female friendship, friendship, friends, looking for love, parents and children, singleness, family relations, woman, grandparent, substitute teacher, italian immigrant, sicilian, lifestyle, living room, idealism, bad temper, insult, cheesecake, social issues, grandmother, casual sex, single, sarcasm, catholic, friendship between women, house, single woman, southern belle, stupidity, italian american, woman with glasses, senior citizen, old woman, retirement home, widow, infidelity, innocence, priest, kitchen, brooklyn new york city, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, storytelling, friend, dating
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: miami, florida, usa, atlanta georgia, sicily, minnesota, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   45%
 
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Quintuplets
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, twins, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, teenage life, family life, youth, family relations, high school life, cheerleader, high school hunk, favoritism among siblings, lifestyle, high school student, brother sister relationship, brother brother relationship, family values, housewife
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
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System:   50%
    User:   41%
 
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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:   50%
    User:   41%
 
Life with Bonnie
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, relationship vs career, tv show, family relations, family, parents and children, family life, ambition, artists and showbiz, media, couples, irish american
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   49%
 
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Cosby
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, based on british tv series
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, aging, elderly, couple relations, family, family life, black family, retirement, unemployment, couples, family relations, parents and children, retiring, lifestyle, african american, stand up comedian, marriage, husband wife relationship
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   47%
 
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Kath & Kim
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Australia
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, sincere, tv series pilot
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, dysfunctional family, couples, parent child relationship, family problems, family relations, couple relations, suburban life, society, bitch, lifestyle, working out, marital problem, spoiled brat, mother daughter relationship, dating, jealous spouse
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   42%
 
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
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System:   48%
    User:   44%
 
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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:   48%
    User:   39%
 
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Raising Dad
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, single parent, parents and children, family life, living with parents, single father, high school teacher, teenage life, family relations, social relations, coming of age, siblings relations, high school life, youth, embarrassment, high school, teenager, teenage girl
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   44%
 
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Designing Women
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, sexy, realistic, feel good, witty
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, battle of the sexes, feminism, friendship, interior design, career woman, looking for love, workplace situations, family relations, social relations, workplace, single parent, boss and employee, siblings relations, fashion, thirtysomething life, love and romance, couples, friends, beauty queen, comedy of manners, small business, southerner, working woman, friendship between women, partner, sister sister relationship, irreverence, single mother, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, delivery, workplace humor
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
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System:   47%
    User:   40%
 
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Reba
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: sitcom, single parent, parents and children, dysfunctional family, suburbs, single mother, pregnancy, family, family life, suburban life, couples, family relations, crumbling marriage, save the day, couple relations, siblings relations, singleness, teenage life, love and romance, youth, family problems, dentist, unwanted pregnancy, ex husband, husband, wife, redheaded woman, divorced parents, ex wife, son in law, teenage daughter, mother in law, football player, teenage pregnancy, ex husband ex wife relationship, joy, daughter, brother sister relationship, affair, son, father, mother, sister sister relationship, blonde, teenager, teenage girl, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, redhead, girl, female protagonist
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: texas, usa
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System:   47%
    User:   42%
 
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
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System:   47%
    User:   54%
 
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The Middle
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, offbeat
Plot: parents and children, eccentric family, family life, sitcom, family, middle class, dysfunctional family, youth, family relations, disorder, couple relations, siblings relations, misfit, couples, workplace, dealer, family values, marriage, salesman, everyday life, worn out, manager, woman, car dealer, construction worker, car salesman, talking to self, archival footage, whispering, brother sister relationship, home movie, teenage girl, teenage boy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, small town, brother brother relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship, middle aged, responsibility, parenthood, adolescence, childhood, odd
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
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System:   46%
    User:   55%
 
Silver Spoons
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, family, coming of age, family life, man child, society, youth, family relations, power relations, rich and poor, siblings relations, americana, single father, mansion, teenager, wealth, dating, father son relationship
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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System:   45%
    User:   48%
 

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The Cosby Show
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
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Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good, witty
Audience: family outing
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Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   44%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, based on british tv series
Plot: relationship vs career, sitcom, family life, college, love and romance, suburbs, cartoonist, bank, couples, family relations, music band, twins, starting over, couple relations, parents and children, supernatural romance, eccentric family, suburban life, transvestism, thirtysomething life, friends, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, overbearing, comeback
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: san francisco
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System:   44%
    User:   43%
 
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