Movies and TV shows that are like The Vicar of Dibley

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The Vicar of Dibley (1994)
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The Vicar of Dibley
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 10 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic
Plot: village, fish out of water, church, clergy, small town, introspection, friendship, sitcom, british humour, parents and children, workplace romance, village life, culture clash, small town life, teenage life, religions or cults, society, family relations, conservatism, congregation, fat woman, small community, chocolate, community, religion, christianity, christian, church of england, self discovery, animal life, gender, workplace, friends, hopes, love and romance, youth, social relations, conservative, holiday, easter bunny, stained glass window, idiot, city council, easter, liberal, englishman, bible, house, suit, coffee, brunette, blonde, joke, politics, stuttering, tea, radio, friend, christmas, french
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, europe, britain
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Father Ted
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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 british humour, village, society, village life, disorder, sitcom and social relations themes mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Vicar of Dibley: Last of the Summer Wine (1973), Clatterford (2006), Heavens Above! (1963), Only Fools and Horses.... (1981), Corner Gas (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Last of the Summer Wine
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic, witty
Plot: sitcom, village, buddies, countryside, golden years, aging, elderly, british humour, english countryside, retirement, friends, introspection, friendship, village life, social relations, old man, british, senior citizen
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 70s, 80s, 90s
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire
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Clatterford
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, uplifting, sincere, alternative comedy
Plot: feminism, friendship, village, family life, village life, british humour, sitcom, gender, family relations, friends, social relations, best friends, money raising, family tradition, wisdom of life, family values, englishwoman, english countryside, community, english, british, small town, female protagonist, tea, layoff, retirement home, loss of spouse
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, britain
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Heavens Above!
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, clever
Plot: anti heroes, clergy, social misfits, factory, culture clash, village, small town life, church, village life, prison, religions or cults, small town, nothing goes right, fall in love, fish out of water, misfit, society, disorder, opposites attract, rise to the top, love and romance, rebellion, social relations, salvation army, gypsy, riot, astronaut
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe
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    User:   69%
 
Only Fools and Horses....
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: sitcom, siblings relations, cons and scams, working class, nothing goes right, uncle, british humour, council estate, scam, brother, partners, disorder, eccentric family, workplace situations, dishonesty, hopes, society, family relations, black market, dealer, hapless, grandparent and grandchild, cockney accent, two brothers, british, grandfather, van, brother brother relationship, veteran, mishap, relatives
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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    User:   49%
 
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
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Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, offbeat, witty, canadian humor
Plot: nothing goes right, boss and employee, small town, store, gas station, friendship, suburbs, sitcom, fish out of water, village, suburban life, small town life, village life, workplace situations, workplace, friends, social relations, disorder, voyeurism, lifestyle, misfit, partners, society, family relations, dimwit, heaven and hell, hick, overweight man, falling down, family business, farm, stupidity, waitress, canadian, father son relationship, comedian, owner, cafe, workplace humor
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, family life, working class, british humour, family, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations, eccentric family, society, couples, in-laws, living with parents, temperamental, three generations, slice of life, living room, laziness, grandmother, bearded man, neighbor neighbor relationship, gossip, family home, parent grown child relationship, father, kitchen, neighbor, husband wife relationship, oldtimer, slacker, grandparent and grandchild, suffering
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: england, europe, manchester, northern england
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System:   53%
    User:   59%
 
Little Britain: Live
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 79 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, clever, live comedy, offbeat, based on radio show, based on sketch comedy
Plot: social misfits, human nature, village life, village, working class, misfit, society, gays and lesbians, coming out, showbiz, lifestyle, sketch, live audience, british, comedy team, comedian, joke
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
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System:   51%
    User:   48%
 
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Manchild
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: best friends, buddies, suburbs, introspection, boss and employee, friendship, looking for love, unfulfilled love, midlife crisis, workplace romance, adolescence vs adulthood, suburban life, twentysomething life, love and romance, friends, reunion, unfulfillment, workplace, youth, couples, family relations, power relations, snob, lifestyle, ex husband ex wife relationship, best friend, womanizer, model, male bonding, marriage, father son relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   49%
 
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Father Ted
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, surreal, semi serious
Plot: island, clergy, small town life, priest, religions or cults, sitcom, small town, friendship, misfit, society, social relations, workplace, friends, irish, bishop, goofy hero, hysteria, conservative, punishment, social awkwardness, drinking problem, dimwit, righting the wronged, family relations, workplace situations, uninhibited rivalry, contests and competitions, love and romance, eccentric family, family life, irish catholic, against the odds, human nature, introspection, housekeeper, catholic, catholic priest, catholic church, religion, unemployment, drink, tea, rivalry, mad, odd, coworker
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   47%
 
French and Saunders
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, cynical, clever, biting, alternative comedy
Plot: parody, celebrity culture, celebrity guests, media satire, showbiz, british humour, artists and showbiz, gender, media, disorder, comedy team, actress playing multiple roles, joke, female protagonist, cross dressing, promiscuity
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   50%
 
 7.7
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Little Britain
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty, biting, cynical, based on radio show, based on sketch comedy
Plot: gays and lesbians, cult, social misfits, gender bending, human nature, working class, british humour, transvestism, gender, misfit, society, head of state, celebrity culture, coming out, cross dressing, lesbian, homosexual, overweight woman, public school, actor playing female role, lifestyle, weight loss, seaside, spit in the face, sketch, press conference, british tv, tennis, foot massage, pet shop, supermarket, magazine, british, breast feeding, theft, snake, handicapped, comedy team, stupidity, vulgarity, fake identity, gay, church, homosexuality, village, pregnancy, pub, social satire, absurd humor, absurdism
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   53%
 
I'm Alan Partridge
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Style: talky, clever, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, cynical, offbeat, based on radio show
Plot: sitcom, goofy hero, down on your luck, hotel, radio, artists and showbiz, british humour, buddies, desire for fame, friendship, celebrity culture, showbiz, nothing goes right, ambition, hopes, media, disorder, workplace, friends, unsuccessful, wannabe, comeback, layoff, guest, hapless, social awkwardness, fan, humiliation, self involved, talk show host, lifestyle, british tv, radio show, british, celebrity, comedian, joke, personal assistant, assistant, odd, career
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   42%
 
The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, romantic, feel good, realistic, light, touching, witty, sweet, clever, interesting, entertaining, melancholic, sexy, talky, absurd, harsh, sentimental, enigmatic, suspense
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, village, village life, comedy of errors, british, wartime, fish out of water, period piece, culture clash, dishonesty, love story, beautiful scenery, love, small town, social relations, countryside, catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, storytelling, friends, betrayal, destiny, happy ending, relationships, buddies, runaway, friendship, sacrifice, identity, adaptation, stereotypes, cons and scams, life philosophy, hotel, brutality, violence, secrets, family, fantasy world, twists & turns, pornography, first contact, fighting the system, irish, lone hero, obsession, redemption, fall in love, ambition
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, wales, london, ireland, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   41%
 
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Saving Grace
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, feel good, funny, realistic, light, witty, tricky, offbeat, absurd, interesting, touching, talky, dramatic, entertaining, earnest, sentimental, surprise ending, intense, sexy, twist ending
Audience: date night
Plot: marijuana, small town, weed, british, drugs/alcohol, unlikely criminals, secrets, dealing with death, crime, rock, happy ending, drug dealing, storytelling, village, beautiful scenery, greenhouse, drug dealer, drugs, mentor, culture clash, dialogue, hoodlum, widow, police, friendship, greed, destiny, catastrophe, farce, crimes, prejudice, adaptation, police investigation, writers, betrayal, idealism, women, creativity, twists & turns, chase, runaway, fantasy world, family problems, period piece, transformation, social relations, friends, self discovery, small town life, village life
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london, europe, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   37%
 
The League of Gentlemen
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, based on sketch comedy, toilet humor
Plot: small town life, nothing goes right, small town, british humour, clergy, prank, eccentric family, transvestism, kidnapping, psychopath, disorder, taxi driver, priest, lifestyle, british tv, british, play, comedy team, social satire, absurd humor, absurdism, surrealism, stereotype, joke, sitcom, insanity, odd
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   38%
 
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Saxondale
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, witty
Plot: midlife crisis, sitcom, workplace situations, dull life, suburbs, british humour, middle class, unfulfillment, workplace, disgruntled, unsuccessful, apprentice, wannabe, ford mustang, ex husband ex wife relationship, therapy, self involved
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   38%
 
 7.7
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Doc Martin
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: starting over, village, village life, social relations, introspection, infidelity, cons and scams, homecoming, dishonesty, seaside, marijuana, pub, rain, beer, doctor
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   49%
 
 7.5
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Mapp & Lucia
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: small town life, village life, village, society, small town, social relations, under the surface, period piece, summer, gossip, homosexual, widow, lesbian, friendship, rivalry
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   37%
 
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The Baker
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, offbeat, realistic
Plot: hitman, starting over, mistaken identity, village, village life, countryside, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, criminal heroes, fall in love, fish out of water, hidden identity, chases and races, danger, hopes, love and romance, misfit, social relations, baker, welsh, bakery, teenage boy, gun, shot in the chest, baking, pistol
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   47%
 
The New Statesman
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic, witty, alternative comedy
Plot: legal action, politics, workplace romance, media satire, suburbs, sitcom, british humour, parliament, conservative, greed, politician, suburban life, tv show, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, campaign, media, state affairs, workplace, rivalry, society, member of parliament, bisexual, political satire, drugs, parody, sex
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
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System:   40%
    User:   40%
 
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Irish Jam
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: buddies, rise to the top, friendship, village, love triangle, parents and children, siblings relations, culture clash, cons and scams, gender bending, fish out of water, village life, nothing goes right, love and romance, family relations, disorder, friends, contests and competitions, follow your dream, on the run, fall in love, ambition, dishonesty, misfit, partners, society, property, brewery, scam, performer, poetry, irish, daughter, interracial romance, widow, love, wedding
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, ireland, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   37%
 
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   35%
 
Not Going Out
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Plot: sitcom, love triangle, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, british humour, innuendo, sister, laziness, apartment, fall in love, friendship, working class, unfulfillment, couples, friends, disorder, job seeking, petty job, slacker, roommate, ex couple relations, owner, depression, neighbor, boyfriend
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   39%
 
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Roger & Val Have Just Got In
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: couple relations, realism, verbal byplay, couples, working class, married couple, british humour, family relations, real time, sitcom
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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System:   37%
    User:   40%
 
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Hallelujah!
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: small town, mistaken identity, clergy, farce, prison, fake priest, priest, hidden identity, love affair, village, impostor, small town life, village life, religions or cults, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, love and romance, society, social relations, church, criminal, disorder, drug
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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System:   37%
    User:   39%
 
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Black Books
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Style: not serious, talky, humorous, offbeat, surreal, realistic, witty
Plot: sitcom, workplace situations, drugs/alcohol, workplace, store, friends, british humour, best friends, odd couple, friendship, misfit, unfulfillment, disorder, nihilism, owner, salesman, irish, manager, workplace problem, antisocial behavior, uptight character, odd, assistant, coworker, british tv, irishman, live audience, accountant, smoking, surrealism, employer employee relationship, bookstore, drunkenness, wine, book, workplace humor
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   36%
    User:   37%
 
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Doc Martin
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sincere, witty, cynical
Plot: verbal byplay, doctors and patients, social relations, village life, hospital, british humour, small village, estrangement, village, misfit, workplace, power relations, opposites attract, doctor, patronizing, manners, anti conformity, secretary, surgery, treatment, alienation, anti social, operation, radio station, medicine, school, loner, patient, antisocial behavior, unhappy, responsibility, uptight character, widow widower, teacher, odd
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, cornwall
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System:   36%
    User:   39%
 
The Closer You Get
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 90 min.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Plot: couple relations, friendship, village, romance, small town life, small town, village life, couples, clergy, battle of the sexes, journalism, isolation, love and romance, society, family relations, social relations, friends, newspaper ad, post office, sheep, porn magazine, coast, small community, butcher, bachelor, loudspeaker, fisherman, single, irish, british, virgin, pub, priest, love, friendship between men
Time: 90s
Place: europe, ireland
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System:   35%
    User:   34%
 

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Leon the Pig Farmer
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, dark humor
Plot: strong sexual content, self discovery, nothing goes right, farm, family life, disorder, parents and children, culture clash, life turned upside down, fish out of water, family relations, breeding, biological father, artificial insemination, sperm donor, farmer, jewish
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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System:   35%
    User:   31%
 
Bless Me Father
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Plot: clergy, sitcom, church, suburban life, religions or cults, british humour, catholic church, suburbs, society, social relations, housekeeper, older man younger man relationship, irish, british, catholic, religion, priest
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: england, london
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System:   35%
    User:   29%
 
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