Movies and TV shows that are like Stella

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Stella
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, sexual, witty, based on sketch comedy
Plot: city life, suburbs, parody, urban, goofy hero, looking for love, singleness, media satire, suburban life, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, media, disorder, love triangle, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, artists and showbiz, friends, love and romance, society, couples, roommate, stupidity, guest, jewish american, debate, city, trio, suit, fight, social satire, absurdism, surrealism, stereotype, musical number, argument, irreverence, comedian, joke, stand up comedian, sitcom, sex, singing, friendship between men, song, friend, friendship, dating, lifestyle, everyday life
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Arrested Development
Comedy
USA
22 min.
 8.9
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Comedy
USA
28 min.
 8.7
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and offbeat films and TV series with plots including lifestyle, parody, disorder, friends, artists and showbiz, sitcom and joke themes mostly in Comedy, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like Stella: Portlandia (2011), Hollywood Palms (2001), Arrested Development (2003), Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000), The Birthday Boys (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Portlandia
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic
Plot: city life, rock, urban, goofy hero, music, musician's life, couple relations, ambition, artists and showbiz, couples, mayor, singer, musician, model, charity, homeless, bohemian life, artist, director, actor, dimwit, mishap, ambitious, odd, bohemian, conversation, lifestyle, smiling, wrath, fictional band, discussion, hippie, maid, walking, baseball, joy, political satire, comedy team, woman with glasses, celebrity guest, festival, social satire, celebrity, sexual humor, rock music, musical number, argument, running, man with glasses, comedian
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
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System:   95%
    User:   92%
 
Hollywood Palms
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, witty, realistic, biting
Audience: date night
Plot: city life, buddies, gays and lesbians, hollywood, odd couple, suburbs, young lovers, couple relations, urban, friendship, looking for love, singleness, murder, showbiz, suburban life, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, artists and showbiz, friends, love and romance, partners, couples, betrayal, human nature, introspection, social decay, filmmaking, youth, skunk, lifestyle, phone sex, marijuana, apartment, actor
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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System:   65%
    User:   56%
 
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Arrested Development
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty, surreal, clever, cynical
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, siblings relations, suburbs, eccentric family, sexual humor, prison, family business, workplace, family problems, family relations, disorder, nothing goes right, family life, single parent, teenage life, older woman younger man relationship, father son relationship, youth, lawyer, snobbism, self involved, irresponsible, sexual identity, adolescence, responsibility, drinking problem, secretary, uptight character, immature, identity crisis, bankruptcy, parenthood, arrest, jewish, workplace problem, lifestyle change, neighbor, accident, doctor, widow widower, girlfriend, young kid, deception, rivals, incestuous desire, adulterous husband, domineering mother, narcissism, identical twins
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   64%
    User:   77%
 
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Style: talky, humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, cynical, clever, offbeat
Plot: sitcom, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, couple relations, suburbs, showbiz, artists and showbiz, friends, misfit, conversation, couples, disorder, buddies, social misfits, mishap, celebrity culture, media satire, suburban life, misunderstanding, discussion, bad luck, celebrity, man with glasses, husband wife relationship, workplace, media, politically correct, network, agent, social awkwardness, divorced divorcee, everyday life, alienation, humiliation, star, comedian, manager, actor, actress, antisocial behavior, divorce, millionaire, misadventure, lifestyle, talking to the camera, looking at the camera, vulgarity, handheld camera, sexual humor, uptight character
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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System:   59%
    User:   62%
 
The Birthday Boys
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, surreal, offbeat, realistic, based on sketch comedy, alternative comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: goofy hero, artists and showbiz, disorder, comedy team, stupidity, social satire, absurd humor, absurdism, surrealism, irreverence, comedian, joke
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   58%
    User:   54%
 
The Kids in the Hall
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 25 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, surreal, offbeat, realistic, witty, clever, biting, canadian humor, based on sketch comedy, dark humor, alternative comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: goofy hero, bar, gender bending, suburbs, artists and showbiz, gender, workplace, disorder, buddies, gays and lesbians, couple relations, suburban life, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, friends, media, partners, cross dressing, secretary, lesbian, homosexual, lifestyle, catch phrase, showbiz, sketch, businessman, business, comedy team, stupidity, entertainment, gay, monologue, social satire, absurd humor, absurdism, sexual humor, surrealism, stereotype, rock music, pop culture, musical number, argument, irreverence, drugs, comedian, joke, stand up comedian, parody, violence, sex
Time: 80s
Place: canada
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System:   56%
    User:   53%
 
That's My Bush!
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: sitcom, parody, politics, goofy hero, head of state, usa president, state affairs, disorder, couple relations, media, white house, george w. bush, oval office, first lady, housekeeper, government, political satire, stupidity, u.s. president, good versus evil, television, irreverence, neighbor, dog, marriage, maid
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   41%
 
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Love Bites
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, sexy, talky
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couple relations, romance, looking for love, dating, singleness, urban, anthology, city life, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, friends, best friends, battle of the sexes, friendship, twentysomething life, eligible bachelor, virginity, promiscuity, sexual exploration, supportive friend, casual sex, sexuality, sexual attraction, female friendship, city, single woman, vignette, female protagonist, love, engaged, sexual activity, hot and sexy, boyfriend, marriage
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   51%
 
Freddy Got Fingered
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, absurd, offbeat, realistic, surreal, funny, bloody, disturbing, ironic, satirical, harsh, awful, melancholic, road movie, ridiculous, bad taste humour
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: goofy hero, stupidity, splatter, eccentric family, dumb, pornography, surrealism, sexual abuse, dull life, insanity, slacker, sausage, wheelchair, crazy, brutality, unfulfillment, sarcasm, road trip, dialogue, parody, foul language, family relations, catastrophe, mentor, disorder, violence, creativity, sexualized violence, weed, parents and children, adaptation, storytelling, fantasy world, first contact, violent, male nudity, dysfunctional family, animals, irreverent, redemption, nudity (topless - notable), fight scenes, lame, vengeance, justice, writers, lone hero, runaway, weapons, hare krishna
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   46%
 
The Red Green Show
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 25 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, offbeat, witty, canadian humor
Plot: sitcom, friendship, parody, tv show, small town, media, disorder, friends, goofy hero, battle of the sexes, media satire, family life, couples, family relations, manhood, golf, fish, outdoor, lodge, lifestyle, nerd, backwoods, lake, stupidity, handyman, monologue, social satire, stereotype, joke, machismo, marital problem, guest, pilot
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   38%
 
Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, surreal, offbeat, witty, post modern, based on sketch comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, media satire, media, disorder, parody, ghost, golden years, prank, goofy hero, siblings relations, artists and showbiz, partners, workplace, friends, chroma key, awkwardness, celebrity impersonation, fake commercial, guest, network, comedy duo, showbiz, tv, fictional band, sketch, bad singing, backstage, craziness, dance, practical joke, hip hop, rap, actor, actress, comedy team, music video, part animation, stupidity, tv show, entertainment, late night, celebrity guest, monologue, social satire, absurdism, celebrity, sexual humor, surrealism, stereotype, rock music
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   48%
 
Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, sexy, realistic, cynical
Plot: sitcom, city life, twentysomething life, roommate, friends, urban, big city, odd couple, friendship, lifestyle, troublemaker, apartment, woman with glasses, sexual humor, actor, everyday life, naivete, young people, engaged, lifestyle change, party
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   52%
 
The Underground
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, dark humor
Plot: racism, parody, society, social relations, disorder, interracial relations, social differences, americana, celebrity culture, media satire, artists and showbiz, media, lifestyle, african american, comedian, joke, stand up comedian
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   43%
 
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Kroll Show
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, live comedy, based on sketch comedy, alternative comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: goofy hero, disorder, basketball, lifestyle, live audience, live performance, social satire, absurd humor, absurdism, guest, pop culture, irreverence, comedian, joke, parody
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   47%
 
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Mad Love
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, romance, looking for love, singleness, urban, sitcom, dating, city life, couples, friends, best friends, buddies, opposites attract, fall in love, friendship, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, love and romance, redheaded woman, new yorker, love hate, man child, love hate relationship, best friend, group of friends, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, lawyer, nanny, bar, initially antagonists
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   46%
    User:   39%
 
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Back to You
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic
Plot: battle of the sexes, journalism, boss and employee, suburbs, ex-lover, tv news, friendship, media satire, showbiz, tv show, suburban life, workplace situations, lifestyle, workplace, couples, actor's life, single parent, young lovers, workplace romance, lovers reunited, artists and showbiz, media, friends, power relations, anchor, father figure, sitcom
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   52%
 
State of Georgia
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, best friends, city life, family, twentysomething life, urban, aspiring actor, friends, actor's life, friendship, desire for fame, ambition, artists and showbiz, graduate student, physics, lifestyle, geek, best friend, aunt niece relationship, dream, female protagonist, self confidence, party
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, georgia
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System:   45%
    User:   53%
 
For Your Consideration
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Style: clever, humorous, not serious, satirical, witty, absurd, realistic, offbeat, biting, funny, cynical, talky, melancholic, dark humor, cerebral, surreal, interesting, entertaining, earnest, dramatic
Plot: hollywood, obsession, actor's life, parody, farce, writers, media satire, sarcasm, dialogue, showbiz, filmmaking, pornography, fantasy world, catastrophe, multiple storylines, storytelling, life philosophy, stereotypes, family drama, dysfunctional family, adaptation, ambition, family, mentor, drinking, runaway, media, nudity (topless - notable), brutality, greed, culture clash, jewish, artists and showbiz, deadpan, creativity, terminal illness, existentialism, destiny, splatter, desire for fame, corruption, small town, period piece, rising to stardom, jews, celebrity culture, thanksgiving, acting class, foreskin, self centeredness
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   42%
 
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Dog Bites Man
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, stylized, alternative comedy
Plot: journalism, parody, media satire, workplace situations, media, workplace, celebrity culture, partners, disorder, comedian, journalist, fake news report, tv news, social satire, absurd humor, absurdism, surrealism, television, irreverence, joke, stand up comedian, sitcom, dog
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   43%
    User:   35%
 
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Big Train
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, clever, offbeat
Plot: disorder, british humour, comedian, british tv, british, actress playing multiple roles, social satire, absurd humor, absurdism, surrealism, irreverence, joke, parody
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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System:   43%
    User:   38%
 
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Broad City
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, alternative comedy, talky
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, best friends, friendship, urban, city life, young adult, cannabis, female friendship, twentysomething life, friends, roommate, supportive friend, everyday life, young people, sexual activity, jewish american, free spirit, new yorker, lifestyle, slacker, friendship between women, female protagonist, coworker, young woman
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   42%
    User:   42%
 
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Envy
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, funny, cynical, realistic, dark humor, absurd, ridiculous, awful, surreal, melancholic, bad ending, harsh, suspense
Plot: friendship, rich and poor, suburbs, stupidity, dumb, suburban life, lame, inventor, best friend, envy, jealousy, neighbor, dog, friends, catastrophe, mentor, buddies, dialogue, brutality, homeless, internet, farce, rise to the top, unlikely friendships, first contact, fantasy world, eccentricity, destiny, creativity, happy ending, couple relations, family, money, adaptation, pornography, stereotypes, gangsters, writers, natural disaster, fight scenes, life philosophy, storytelling, mad scientist, rivalry, vengeance, devil, couples, culture clash, redemption, dysfunctional family
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, europe, rome italy, italy
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System:   42%
    User:   37%
 
Men in the City
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, clever, semi serious
Plot: buddies, looking for love, urban, thirtysomething life, city life, love and romance, couples, friends, battle of the sexes, couple relations, singleness, adolescence vs adulthood, fitness gym, boys and girls, lifestyle, bicycle accident, introspection, studio, crocodile, head butt, muscleman, arrow, sweat, pregnancy, jail cell, hospital, gym, blonde, death, singer, rooftop
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
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System:   42%
    User:   36%
 
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The Big Gay Sketch Show
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty, live comedy
Plot: gays and lesbians, parody, celebrity culture, gender, politics, gender bending, artists and showbiz, live performance, political satire, gay, actress playing multiple roles, social satire, musical number, lesbian, joke
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   41%
    User:   33%
 
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Community
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Style: talky, not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty, stylized
Plot: sitcom, college life, college, parody, student life, friendship, social relations, hardcase students, group of friends, lawyer, twentysomething life, disorder, friends, dean, slacker, sarcasm, joke, friend, college dropout, dirty old man, classmates, divorce, divorced divorcee, professor, young people, middle aged, wisdom of life, african american, oldtimer, geek, student, self involved, odd, lifestyle change, immature, mishap, uptight character, young woman, young man, woman, lifestyle, teenage girl, social satire, teenage boy, man with glasses, comedian, stand up comedian, dating, university
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: colorado, usa, campus
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System:   40%
    User:   44%
 
Sheila Levine Is Dead and Living in New York
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, sexual, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, social misfits, romance, unlikely couple, nightclub, insecurity, single, dating, bar, battle of the sexes, dealing with death, suburbs, looking for love, singleness, urban, death in the family, family in crisis, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, love and romance, couples, fall in love, city life, gays and lesbians, reluctant partners, religions or cults, gender, friends, misfit, society, youth, family problems, family relations, record company, struggle, young woman, guilt, doctor, roommate
Time: 70s
Place: germany, pennsylvania, new york
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System:   39%
    User:   44%
 
Cut'n It Up: Dallas
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Style: talky, humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, biting, cynical, live comedy
Plot: hip hop, interracial relations, social differences, artists and showbiz, theater, urban, society, city life, culture clash, social relations, lifestyle, laughter, stand up, rap, african american, comedian, joke
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
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System:   38%
    User:   45%
 
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Bad Grandpa
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, idiotic, funny, offbeat, realistic, road movie, harsh, bad ending, stylized, melancholic, clever, ridiculous, surreal, suspense, awful, enigmatic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: on the road, road trip, drugs/alcohol, golden years, stupidity, prank, pornography, dumb, elderly, beauty pageant, male nudity, splatter, disorder, crazy, catastrophe, foul language, parody, goofy hero, dialogue, storytelling, brutality, youth, fantasy world, runaway, mentor, adaptation, chase, first contact, drinking, lame, life philosophy, vengeance, gangsters, weed, police investigation, creativity, lone hero, writers, torture, cross dressing, fish, funeral, vandalism, manners, stripper, social awkwardness, irresponsible, ordinary person, skype, sign
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nebraska, north carolina, usa, cross country, tennessee, st. louis missouri
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System:   38%
    User:   41%
 

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