Movies and TV shows like Perfect Strangers 2001

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Perfect Strangers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 238 min.
Story: A darkly comic tale of a young man who comes face to face with his huge family - a variety of eccentrics, all of whom are hiding secrets from their pasts. At a family reunion Raymond is presented with a copy of the family tree and is absolutely amazed by the complexity of his family ties.
Style: twists and turns, emotional, serious, witty, realistic, captivating
Plot: hotel, reunion, uncover truth, family gatherings, haunted by the past, family life, family relations, estrangement, dishonesty, family feud, family reunited, hearing noises, barge, mozart, genealogy, cobweb, hot chocolate, hit by a train, birth certificate, aryan, cleaning, scrubbing a floor, tower, slide projector, country estate ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and witty films and TV series with plots about family relations, couples, parents and children, workplace, friendship, husband wife relationship and family life mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Perfect Strangers: White Heat (2012), Hotel Babylon (2006), Mile High (2003), At Home with the Braithwaites (2000), Strange Relations (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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White Heat (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A story about a group of seven London-based students from 1965 to the present day.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: friendship, love affair, roommate, group of friends, destiny, love and romance, society, friends, social relations, artist, lifestyle, flashback ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 60s, 70s ...
Place: england, europe, london
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Hotel Babylon (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Hotel Babylon is a British television drama series based on the book of the same name by Imogen Edwards-Jones, that aired from 19 January 2006 to 14 August 2009, produced by independent production company Carnival Films for BBC One. The show ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: workplace romance, hotel, concierge, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, urban, physical appearance, workplace intrigue, ambition, power relations, social relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, london
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84%
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Mile High (2003)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Mile High is a British television drama based on the lives of the cabin crew members of Fresh!, a budget airline based in London. The name of the show comes from the "Mile High Club". The show was broadcast on Sky1 from 2003 to 2005 and ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sexy
Plot: airplane, airline, friendship, tourist, sexism, workplace situations, workplace, buddies, working class, partners, couples, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
At Home with the Braithwaites (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
Story: At Home with the Braithwaites is a British comedy-drama television series, created and written by Sally Wainwright. The storyline follows a suburban family from Leeds, whose life is turned upside down when the mother of the family wins 38 million ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical
Plot: lottery, parents and children, family life, wealth, family, suburbs, suburban life, lifestyle, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Strange Relations (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Drama - A NYC psychiatrist is diagnosed with leukemia - and when he finds out he was adopted, he travels to England in search of his birth mother and some answers. - Paul Reiser, Amber Sealey, Lachele Carl
Style: semi serious, emotional, realistic, touching, humorous
Plot: adoption, single parent, dealing with death, uncover truth, introspection, self discovery, parents and children, child illness, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, usa, new york, liverpool
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73%
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Outnumbered (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Partly-improvised sitcom looking at the trials and tribulations of bringing up three young children - a regal five-year-old girl with a talent for interrogation, a seven-year-old boy who could fib for Britain and an 11-year-old who is gearing up for ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, family life, family, family relations, suburbs, couple relations, youth, couples, disorder, grandparent and grandchild, everyday life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Buddha of Suburbia (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 222 min.
Story: The Buddha of Suburbia is a 1993 British four-part television serial, directed by Roger Michell. Based on the novel of the same name by Hanif Kureishi, the programme starred Naveen Andrews as the main character, Karim Amir. The programme's ...
Style: sincere, talky, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: arranged marriage, hippie, racism, actor, infidelity, rock, drugs/alcohol, immigrants, self discovery, strong sexual content, homosexuality, indian lead ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: england, europe, new york, london
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63%
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Rock & Chips (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Prequel to Only Fools and Horses, set in the 1960s, Joan Trotter is in an unhappy marriage with the work-shy Reg, with whom she has a teenage son, Derek ("Del Boy"). However, the reappearance in Peckham of bank robber, "art ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: working class, criminal heroes, pregnancy, flat, council estate, suburban life, suburbs, dishonesty, lifestyle, society, infidelity, parents and children ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1960
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Darling Buds of May (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 51 min.
Story: An idyllic picture of 1950's rural England as seen through the lives of the Larkins, a farm family living in Kent. The show revolves around Pa Larkin, a man of a kind and mischievous nature with a penchant for getting into scrapes and talking ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: eccentric family, family life, taxes, english countryside, family, countryside, family relations, farm, fall in love, parents and children, nagging and grouching, housewife ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: england, europe
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54%
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Kingdom (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Kingdom is a British television series produced by Parallel Film and Television Productions for the ITV network. It was created by Simon Wheeler and stars Stephen Fry as Peter Kingdom, a Norfolk solicitor who is coping with family, colleagues, and ...
Style: semi serious, talky, witty, realistic, clever ...
Plot: small town, hotshot lawyer, verbal byplay, legal investigation, lawyer, siblings relations, legal, family relations, dedicated lawyer, boss and employee, courtroom drama, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Inheritance (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Reunited for their mother’s funeral, four sisters – Selma, Regina, Laura and Lúcia – find themselves forced to divide much more than a spacious apartment in Copacabana. While dividing the articles – from the apartment’s sale to splitting ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, humorous
Plot: siblings relations, death in the family, family gatherings, estrangement, family problems, family relations, parents and children, reunion, teenage pregnancy, lesbian relationship, cult, inheritance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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No Angels (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
Story: No Angels is a critically acclaimed British television comedy drama series, produced by the independent production company World Productions for Channel 4, which ran for three series from 2004 to 2006. It was devised by Toby Whithouse.
Style: semi serious, sincere, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Plot: hospital, nurse, female friendship, friendship, best friends, feminism, sexual humor, sex, looking for sex, sexual relations, workplace romance, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Six Feet Under (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: A darkly comic look at members of a dysfunctional L.A. family that run a funeral business.  When death is your business, what is your life? For the Fisher family, the world outside of their family-owned funeral home continues to be at least as ...
Style: dark humor, psychological, emotional, surreal, serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, dealing with death, hopes, gays and lesbians, funeral home, couple relations, family business, drugs/alcohol, death, self discovery, sibling relationship, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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47%
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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: surreal, humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: hospital, sitcom, love triangle, comedy of errors, battle of the sexes, workplace romance, workplace situations, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, workplace, prank ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Joe's Palace (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A drama centered on the relationship between Elliot, a strange and wealthy Londoner, and Joe, a teenager who takes care of an empty house Elliot owns.
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, touching
Plot: friendship, power relations, uncover truth, boss and employee, estate, parents and children, teenage life, elderly, youth, family relations, friends, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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White Teeth (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
Story: An adaptation of Zadie Smith's bestseller concerning the lives of two families from as far back as the 1800s and India to late 1990s Willesden.
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous, multicultural
Plot: arranged marriage, drugs/alcohol, buddies, immigrants, interracial relations, suburbs, parents and children, culture clash, society, family problems, family relations, friends ...
Time: 20s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london, bangladesh
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45%
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Another Year (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Mike Leigh’s much praised 2010 tragicomical drama. During a year, a very content couple approaching retirement are visited by friends and family less happy with their lives.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Plot: loneliness, funeral, jealousy, friendship, suffering, unrequited love, red wine, cooking, garden, therapist, desperation, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, paris france, ireland
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43%
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Stella (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Ruth Jones stars as a 40-something mum juggling the ups and downs of family life amid the chaos of her eccentric friends, relatives and children's fathers.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: lovers, family life, working class, family relations, single parent, parents and children, society, family values, horse, convict, everyday life, divorced divorcee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Ice Cream Girls (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Story: The Ice Creams is based on the bestselling book by Dorothy Koomson about two girls who, one brief summer, find themselves involved with an abusive, controlling man. The situation spirals out of control and they are trial for his murder; ultimately ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: uncover truth, haunted by the past, murder, murder mystery, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, life is a bitch, youth, woman
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Margot at the Wedding (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Margot and her son Claude decide to visit her sister Pauline after she announces that she is getting married to less-than-impressive Malcolm. In short order, the storm the sisters create leaves behind a mess of thrashed relationships and exposed ...
Style: talky, cynical, tragicomedy, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, jealousy, secret, neighbor, confession, family, siblings relations, drugs/alcohol, family gatherings, family problems, family relations, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, vermont, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Flambards (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 780 min.
Story: In the early 1900s in England, young Christina is orphaned and goes to live with her Uncle Russell, who owns the country estate of Flambards, and has two sons. Mark, the elder, is a wastrel, a roue and, like his father, loves to hunt. The younger ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, family relations, estate, couple relations, countryside, parents and children, siblings relations, social differences, fall in love, family life, society, couples ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Last Tango in Halifax (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Celia and Alan are both widowed and in their seventies. When their respective grandsons put their details on Facebook, they rediscover a passionate relationship that started over sixty years ago.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: elderly lovers, romance, lesbian, elderly, farmer, love, school, love and romance, golden years, parents and children, lovers reunited, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Grafters (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
Story: Grafters was a British drama–comedy programme originally broadcast in the UK on ITV from 27 October 1998 to 20 December 1999 for 16 episodes over two series. Grafters was based around the Purvis brothers Joe and Trevor, who along with their ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: brother, siblings relations, social differences, cousin, working class, construction worker, sibling relationship, family relations, social relations, couple relations, workplace situations, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Teachers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Teachers is a British television comedy-drama series, created by Tim Loane and originally shown on Channel 4. The series follows a group of secondary school teachers in their daily lives. While the first series centers heavily around probationary ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, sexual
Plot: high school, teacher, high school teacher, high school life, infidelity, buddies, drugs/alcohol, teachers and students, bar, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Suits (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: While running from a drug deal gone bad, Mike Ross, a brilliant young college-dropout, slips into a job interview with one of New York City's best legal closers, Harvey Specter. Tired of cookie-cutter law school grads, Harvey takes a gamble by ...
Style: witty, captivating, talky, serious, stylized ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, family outing
Plot: prodigy, hotshot lawyer, boss and employee, legal, success, lawyer, mentor, rivalry, blackmail, deal, rivals, ambitious ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Pete versus Life (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Pete versus Life is a Channel 4 sitcom created by George Jeffrie and Bert Tyler-Moore. It stars Rafe Spall and the first episode was aired on 6 August 2010. It was recommissioned for a second series after averaging 1.6 million viewers and a young ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, talky ...
Plot: sitcom, twentysomething life, sexual relations, journalist, sport, singleness, lifestyle, media, couples, disorder, failed attempt, anchor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Whoopi (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Whoopi was an American situation comedy, starring Whoopi Goldberg. The series revolved around the events and people at her hotel, the Lamont Hotel, in New York City. The show aired on Tuesdays from September 9, 2003, on NBC to April 20, 2004.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, hotel, boss and employee, verbal byplay, workplace situations, black woman, society, workplace, social misfits, starting over, interracial relations, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 241
K Street (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: K Street is a 2003 HBO television series about lobbyists and politicians in Washington, D.C. It was named for a street that is home to many lobbying and legal firms.
Style: serious, clever, talky, realistic, witty ...
Plot: politics, lobbyist, workplace situations, office, realism, dishonesty, workplace, workplace intrigue, campaign, ambition, media, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Mad Dogs (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Mad Dogs is a British black comedy and psychological thriller television series created by Cris Cole that began airing on Sky1 on 10 February 2011. It is produced by Left Bank Pictures, and co-produced by Palma Pictures. The series stars John Simm, ...
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, dark humor, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, drugs/alcohol, friends, nothing goes right, crimes, reunion, murder, unlikely criminals, disorder, weekend, right and wrong, millionaire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
One Foot in the Grave (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: One Foot in the Grave is a BBC television sitcom series written by David Renwick. The show ran for six series, including seven Christmas specials, two Comic Relief specials, over an eleven-year period, from early 1990 to late 2000. The latter Comic ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, dark humor, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, golden years, couple relations, retirement, misery, elderly, family relations, couples, disorder, oldtimer, retired, antisocial behavior ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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