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Party Down (2009)
 8.2
 27K
Party Down (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Party Down is an American comedy television series that follows a Los Angeles, California, catering team for the titular company. The sextet of aspiring Hollywood actors and writers, as well as drifting lost souls, work small-time catering gigs while hoping for their break or some positive change in their lives.
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, cynical, realistic
Plot: actor, party, comedian, ambition, desire for fame, friendship, workplace, workplace situations, partners, team, coworker, disorder, staff, hollywood, deadend life, musician, writers, marijuana, friends, odd, hopes, artists and showbiz, actress, humiliation, weirdo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and sitcom films and TV series with plots about workplace, workplace situations, friends, disorder, friendship, artists and showbiz and showbiz mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Party Down: Community (2009), Peep Show (2003), The Office (2005), Extras (2005), Entourage (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.5
 205K
Community (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Follow the lives of a group of students at what is possibly the world’s worst community college in the fictional locale of Greendale, Colorado.
Style: witty, not serious, sitcom, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college life, lifestyle change, student life, friends, social relations, odd, hardcase students, geek, friendship, uptight character, weirdo, young people ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 8.6
 51K
Peep Show (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Peep Show is an award-winning British sitcom starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb. The television programme is written by Jesse Armstrong and Sam Bain, with additional material by Mitchell and Webb amongst others. It has been broadcast on Channel ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: roommate, odd couple, slacker, everyday life, loser, struggle, lifestyle, buddies, misfit, neighbor, point of view, socially awkward ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.9
 378K
The Office (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The everyday lives of office employees in the Scranton, Pennsylvania branch of the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Company.
Style: not serious, sitcom, talky, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: office, job, obnoxious boss, salesman, workplace situations, love and romance, promotion, career, team, disorder, intern, social awkwardness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.3
 52K
Extras (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Andy Millman gave up his day job five years ago in the hope of achieving the big time, but he’s yet to land a speaking part, let alone saunter down the red carpet to pick up an Oscar. He remains optimistic however, as rubbing shoulders with the ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, cynical, not serious ...
Plot: aspiring actor, actor's life, workplace, actor, desire for fame, unsuccessful, popularity, friendship, celebrity culture, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 8.4
 156K
Entourage (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Film star Vince Chase navigates the vapid terrain of Los Angeles with a close circle of friends and his trusty agent.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, cynical ...
Plot: celebrity, hollywood, actor, buddies, friendship, fame, producer, wealth, lifestyle, actor's life, rising to stardom, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, beverly hills, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.7
 10K
George Lopez (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: George Lopez is an American sitcom starring comedian George Lopez. The show originally aired on ABC from March 27, 2002, to May 8, 2007.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Plot: factory worker, factory, mexican american, disorder, parents and children, relationship vs career, working class, workplace situations, best friends, teenage boy, family relations, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.2
 10K
Wings (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Brothers Brian and Joe Hackett attempt to run an airline on the New England island of Nantucket while surrounded by their various wacky friends and employees.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, touching, talky ...
Plot: airport, family relations, friendship, siblings relations, workplace, staff, workplace situations, sibling relationship, aviation, sister sister relationship, brother brother relationship, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.2
 110K
30 Rock (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: 30 Rock is an American television comedy series that ran on NBC from October 11, 2006, to January 31, 2013, and was created by Tina Fey. The series, which is loosely based on Fey's experiences as head writer for Saturday Night Live, takes place ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, topical humor ...
Plot: writers, friendship, parody, writing, actor, showbiz, tv show, employer employee relationship, female protagonist, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Jamie Foxx Show (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Jamie Foxx Show is an American television sitcom that aired on the WB Network from August 28, 1996 to January 14, 2001. The series stars Jamie Foxx, Garcelle Beauvais, Christopher B. Duncan, Ellia English, and Garrett Morris.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: hotel, family business, workplace, desire for fame, performer's life, ambition, friends, workplace romance, wooing, workplace situations, love and romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.5
 96K
The Office (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Office is a British sitcom television series that was first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC Two on 9 July 2001. Created, written, and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, the programme is about the day-to-day lives of office ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: office, boss, employer employee relationship, workplace, job, boss and employee, goofy hero, everyday life, disorder, coworker, workplace problem, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
State of Georgia (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: State of Georgia is an American television situation comedy. It stars Raven-Symoné, Majandra Delfino and Loretta Devine. The half-hour multi-cam comedy series stars Raven-Symoné as Georgia, an aspiring actress with a larger-than-life personality, ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, actor's life, lifestyle, ambition, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, aspiring actor, city life, geek, female protagonist, strong female presence, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
I'm Alan Partridge (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Story: I'm Alan Partridge is a BBC situation comedy starring Steve Coogan, of which two series of six episodes each were produced — the first in 1997 and the second in 2002. The series followed the titular Alan Partridge, a failed television ...
Style: sitcom, witty, clever, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: radio, satire, guest, comeback, odd, friends, layoff, disorder, fan, career, humiliation, self involved ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Breaking & Entering (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Breaking & Entering is an independent series about three friends seeking to enter Hollywood by breaking their backs working as assistants. B&E is based on and inspired by the lives of industry assistants who live and work in REAL HOLLYWOOD ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, captivating
Plot: hollywood, follow your dream, desire for fame, friends, workplace, buddies, showbiz, workplace situations, celebrity, personal assistant, breaking and entering, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.5
 4K
Blunt Talk (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A British newscaster moves to Los Angeles with his alcoholic manservant and the baggage of several failed marriages to host a sanctimonious talk show.
Style: not serious, witty, cynical, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: media, tv show, media satire, artists and showbiz, workplace, workplace situations, silly humor, journalism, talk show, talk show host, television studio, backstage
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A behind-the-scenes look at a fictional sketch-comedy TV show.
Style: witty, realistic, semi serious, humorous, talky ...
Plot: tv show, workplace situations, showbiz, friendship, workplace problem, comedian, artists and showbiz, backstage, director, boss, old friend, renewed love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: The off-kilter, unscripted comic vision of Larry David, who plays himself in a parallel universe in which he can't seem to do anything right, and, by his standards, neither can anyone else.
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, light, funny ...
Plot: mishap, comedy of errors, lifestyle, social awkwardness, comedian, buddies, nothing goes right, actress, actor, success, everyday life, antisocial behavior ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Childrens Hospital (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
Story: Childrens Hospital is a satirical American comedy television series and web series that lampoons the medical drama genre, created by and starring actor/comedian Rob Corddry. The series began on the web on TheWB.com with ten episodes, roughly five ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, satire, parody, workplace, treatment, doctors and patients, patient, odd, surgery, power relations, coworker, mishap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.3
 233K
Scrubs (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: In the unreal world of Sacred Heart Hospital, John "J.D" Dorian learns the ways of medicine, friendship and life.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, sincere, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mentor, friendship, doctor, doctors and patients, workplace situations, hospital, workplace romance, love and romance, nurse, roommate, interracial relations, verbal byplay ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 7.5
 10K
Baskets (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Chip Baskets wants to follow his dream of being a French clown—however, reality keeps interfering. Saddled with financial difficulties and facing an impenetrable language barrier, he moves back home to Bakersfield with high hopes. There, he is ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sitcom, ironic ...
Plot: clown, hopes, follow your dream, goofy hero, misfit, sibling relationship, sarcasm, rivalry, family relations, fall in love, friendship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 3K
Telenovela (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: If you think the steamy sex, sensational scandals and heart wrenching heartbreak on Latino soap operas are a little extreme, just wait until you see what happens behind the scenes! Eva Longoria stars in this new comedy about Ana Sofia, a sizzling TV ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sitcom, light, captivating ...
Plot: actor, tv show, workplace, backstage, showbiz, workplace situations, media, disorder, tv star, studio, filmmaking, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.3
 11K
Green Wing (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Green Wing is a British sitcom set in the fictional East Hampton Hospital. It was created by the same team behind the sketch show Smack the Pony, led by Victoria Pile, and stars Tamsin Greig, Stephen Mangan and Julian Rhind-Tutt. Although set in a ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: hospital, love triangle, comedy of errors, love affair, workplace, fall in love, battle of the sexes, prank, staff, doctor, workplace romance, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Life's Too Short (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Life's Too Short is a British sitcom mockumentary created and written by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant from an idea by Warwick Davis, and is as described by Gervais, about "the life of a showbiz dwarf".
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, cynical, dark humor ...
Plot: dwarf, actor, physical appearance, agent, lifestyle, actor's life, ambition, fame, everyday life, comedian, financial problem, career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.1
 45K
Workaholics (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Workaholics is an American sitcom that premiered on Comedy Central on April 5, 2011. The series is in its third season, and is predominantly written by its stars Blake Anderson, Adam DeVine, Anders Holm, and co-creator Kyle Newacheck who play, ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, light, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coworker, roommate, office, buddies, workplace situations, twentysomething life, disorder, call center, lifestyle, party, slacker, everyday life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 8.0
 6K
The Comeback (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The series initially follows Valerie Cherish (Kudrow), a veteran sitcom actress who has been out of the spotlight for more than a decade, as she attempts in 2005 to return to the industry that made her famous. Valerie lands a role on a new network ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: comeback, actress, tv show, ambition, lifestyle, workplace, backstage, celebrity culture, media satire, disorder, self involved, worn out ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Larry Sanders Show (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Comic Garry Shandling draws upon his own talk show experiences to create the character of Larry Sanders, a paranoid, insecure host of a late night talk show. Larry, along with his obsequious TV sidekick Hank Kingsley and his fiercely protective ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, clever, witty, suspense ...
Plot: satire, parody, workplace, producer, showbiz, tv show, performer's life, media, anchor, disorder, guest, self involved ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Odd Couple (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Oscar's life seems almost perfect...sure he's divorced and his apartment is a mess, but he's the host of a well-known sports show, and is enjoying his bachelor lifestyle in New York City. That is until his college friend, Felix, shows ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: odd couple, friendship, friends, dating, disorder, roommate, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, misfit, radio show, macho man, job, high maintenance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.3
 3K
HAPPYish (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Thom Payne is a 44 year-old man whose world is thrown into disarray when his 25 year-old "wunderkind" boss arrives, saying things like "digital," "social" and "viral." Is he in need of a ...
Style: cynical, humorous, semi serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: midlife crisis, workplace, boss and employee, workplace situations, unfulfillment, self discovery, happiness, introspection, love, couples, society, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.2
 3K
Bad Teacher (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: An always inappropriate, fearless and unapologetic former trophy wife masquerades as a teacher in order to find a new man after her wealthy husband leaves her penniless.
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: workplace, teachers and students, school, love and romance, unsupportive coworkers, workplace situations, teacher, female teacher, looking for love, colleague colleague relationship, manipulative woman, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Drew Carey Show (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Drew is an assistant director of personnel in a Cleveland department store and he has been stuck there for ten years. Other than fighting with co-worker Mimi, his hobbies include drinking beer and not being able to get dates. To make a few extra ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious, talky
Plot: workplace, loser, office, department store, love and romance, couples, ordinary person, bad attitude, unsupportive coworkers, promotion, friends, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.5
 53K
Black Books (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Black Books centres around the foul tempered and wildly eccentric bookshop owner Bernard Black. Bernard’s devotion to the twin pleasures of drunkenness and wilful antagonism deepens and enriches both his life and that of Manny, his assistant. ...
Style: surreal, sitcom, offbeat, humorous, witty ...
Plot: bookstore, weirdo, workplace, best friends, uptight character, salesman, workplace problem, odd couple, store, workplace situations, friendship, manager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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