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Party Down (2009)
 8.3
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Party Down (2009)
Genre: Comedy
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: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, cynical
Plot: sitcom, comedian, actor, party, ambition, hopes, hollywood, aspiring actor, caterer, disorder, workplace, desire for fame, friendship, workplace situations, partners, artists and showbiz, friends, hapless, wannabe, guest, petty job, humiliation, staff, actress, musician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 cynical films and TV series with plots about sitcom, friends, workplace, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, lifestyle and disorder mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Party Down: The Jamie Foxx Show (1996), I'm Alan Partridge (1997), Bad Teacher (2014), State of Georgia (2011), Breaking & Entering (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, hotel, family business, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, aspiring actor, hollywood, workplace, performer's life, wooing, workplace romance, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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95%
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: not serious, talky, clever, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, radio, goofy hero, down on your luck, hotel, artists and showbiz, buddies, desire for fame, friendship, celebrity culture, showbiz, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.3
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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, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, teacher, teachers and students, school, workplace, based on movie, high school teacher, blonde, workplace situations, love and romance, power relations, unsupportive coworkers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, friendship, best friends, city life, family, aspiring actor, twentysomething life, urban, friends, actor's life, desire for fame, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, workplace, buddies, desire for fame, follow your dream, friends, hopes, breaking and entering, assistant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Doll & Em (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Doll & Em is a British comedy series starring real-life friends Emily Mortimer (Em) and Dolly Wells (Doll), filmed in the style of a reality TV show. After a breakup, Doll heads to Hollywood to be with her childhood best friend Em, who's ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hollywood, actor's life, best friends, female friendship, actress, sitcom, friendship, artists and showbiz, friends, relationship vs career, showbiz, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, odd couple, friendship, dating, friends, disorder, radio show, misfit, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, macho man, job, roommate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 8.2
 101K
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: clever, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, writing, employer employee relationship, female protagonist, showbiz, celebrity impersonation, parody, tv show, workplace, friendship, comedian, actor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: not serious, humorous, cynical, realistic, biting
Plot: comeback, sitcom, makeup artist, director, actress, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, media satire, tv show, ambition, media, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: not serious, talky, realistic, witty, cynical ...
Plot: sitcom, mishap, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, suburbs, showbiz, artists and showbiz, friends, couples, disorder, buddies, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Comedians (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A veteran comedian is reluctantly paired with a younger, edgier comedian for a late-night comedy sketch show.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: comedian, ego clash, sitcom, showbiz, tv show, artists and showbiz, media, workplace situations, workplace, rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 542
Halfway Home (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Halfway Home is an American comedy series that aired on Comedy Central in Spring 2007. On its official website, Halfway Home is described as an "improvised half-hour show featuring the daily exploits of five ex-cons living together in a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: going straight, sitcom, disorder, misfit partners, social misfits, rehabilitation, starting over, friendship, crimes, hopes, friends, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: After a naive Midwestern girl's big city dreams are dashed her first week in New York, she finds herself living with her worst nightmare in this hilarious, contemporary comedy about a female odd couple who are surrounded by an outrageous cast ...
Style: humorous, cynical, not serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: sitcom, roommate, city life, lifestyle change, lifestyle, party, odd couple, friends, twentysomething life, big city, troublemaker, everyday life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, biting ...
Plot: media satire, tv show, journalism, media, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, workplace, talk show host
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 1K
Clipped (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Clipped centers on a group of barbershop coworkers who all went to high school together but ran in very different crowds. Now they find themselves working together at Buzzy's, a barbershop in Charlestown, Massachusetts.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, best friends, friendship, high school friends, hairdresser, workplace situations, workplace, friends, buddies, boss and employee, reunion, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.5
 10K
Hello Ladies (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 29 min.
Story: Stuart Pritchard is an awkward, overly-confident Englishman trying to date in Los Angeles – where he repeatedly attempts to infiltrate the world of beautiful people.
Style: not serious, humorous, talky, realistic, witty ...
Plot: dating, looking for love, sitcom, urban, socially awkward, looking for sex, singleness, wooing, fish out of water, misfit, buddies, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, realistic
Plot: actress, actor, actor's life, tv show, latinx lead, artists and showbiz, showbiz, workplace situations, workplace, media, disorder, tv star ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: not serious, humorous, talky, cynical, dark humor ...
Plot: dwarf, physical appearance, actor, agent, sitcom, showbiz, misfit, disorder, artists and showbiz, actor's life, celebrity culture, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Development Hell (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: The story of a failed director and his hodgepodge crew as they search, in vain, for fame and success in the crazy world of Hollywood.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, director, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, hopes, agent, actor, film industry, film within a film, fame, newspaper headline ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.9
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Cybill (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Cybill is an American television sitcom created by Chuck Lorre, which aired on CBS from January 2, 1995, to July 13, 1998. Starring, Cybill Shepherd, the show revolves around the life of Cybill Sheridan, a twice-divorced single mother of two and ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Plot: sitcom, friendship, family life, actor's life, single mother, aspiring actor, parents and children, family relations, best friends, feminism, artists and showbiz, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.8
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The Exes (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A sitcom about three divorced men sharing an apartment across the hall from their female divorce attorney, who is also their landlord.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, buddies, singleness, apartment, landlord, roommate, landlord tenant relationship, partners, couples, friends, nothing goes right, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.1
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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: humorous, realistic, situational comedy, light, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, office, buddies, roommate, call center, workplace situations, twentysomething life, disorder, coworker, workplace romance, everyday life, irresponsible ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Friends with Benefits (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Revolving around a group of twentysomething singles as they navigate the difficult, sometimes rewarding, often confusing world of dating. Loyal and devoted to one another, these friends are never too busy to help a member of the group who might be ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: best friends, buddies, group of friends, sitcom, friendship, urban, looking for sex, singleness, twentysomething life, love and romance, couples, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Tracy Morgan Show (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Tracy Morgan Show is an American sitcom that aired from December 2, 2003 to March 20, 2004 on NBC. The series stars Tracy Morgan and Tamala Jones. The show was canceled in its first season after 18 episodes.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, family life, working class, family relations, parents and children, workplace situations, workplace, stand up comedian, african american, car, auto repair
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Friends with Better Lives (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A comedy about six friends at different stages in their lives – married, divorced, newly engaged and single – who are outwardly happy, but secretly questioning if their friends have it better. Andi and Bobby are happily married with two kids but ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, friendship, best friends, buddies, romance, group of friends, thirtysomething life, friends, model, lifestyle
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Super Fun Night (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Junior attorney Kimmie Boubier and her two best friends, Helen-Alice and Marika, have had a standing date every Friday night for the last 13 years. They even have a motto for what they call "Friday Night Fun Night": "Always together! ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, best friends, friends, workplace romance, siblings relations, workplace situations, misfit, workplace, family relations, promotion, social awkwardness, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.2
 909
Mr. Robinson (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Centers on a rough-edged musician Craig, who's adjusting to his new life as a music teacher in a big-city middle school where he encounters teacher politics and the temptations of single moms.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, teachers and students, school, music, workplace situations, music teacher, middle school, teacher, workplace, musician's life, teenage life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.6
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The Loop (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: The Loop is an American sitcom that ran from March 15, 2006 to July 1, 2007 on Fox. The show starred Bret Harrison as Sam Sullivan, a young professional trying to balance the needs of his social life with the pressures of working at the corporate ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, workplace, airline, twentysomething life, young adult, friends, power relations, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, friendship, workplace situations, college graduate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
 6K
Dads (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Dads is an American sitcom which premiered on September 17, 2013 and airs Tuesdays at 8:00/7:00c on Fox. The series was created by Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild, and follows Warner and Eli, two successful video game developers whose lives are ...
Style: humorous, realistic, situational comedy, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, life turned upside down, friends, thirtysomething life, family relations, video game, grownups, disorder, politically correct, lifestyle, living with parents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.3
 873
Work It (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Work It is an American television sitcom that ran on ABC from January 3 to January 10, 2012 as a mid-season replacement for the canceled Man Up!. The series is set in St. Louis, and is about two men who must dress as women in order to keep a job in ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, buddies, hidden identity, gender bending, physical appearance, workplace situations, gender, friends, dishonesty, workplace, family relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%