Movies and TV shows 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.
Story: Reverend Granger is assigned as the Vicar of the rural parish of Dibley, but she is not quite what the villagers expected.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic
Plot: village, fish out of water, church, clergy, small town, introspection, friendship, parents and children, workplace romance, english countryside, sitcom, british humour, village life, culture clash, small town life, teenage life, religions or cults, society, family relations, self discovery, animal life, gender, workplace, friends, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, europe, britain
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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 about friends, friendship, society, family relations, sitcom, british humour and british mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Vicar of Dibley: Clatterford (2006), Father Ted (1995), Last of the Summer Wine (1973), Heavens Above! (1963), Manchild (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Clatterford
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, britain
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Father Ted
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: A crazy comedy about three rather strange parish priests exiled to Craggy Island, a remote island off the Irish west coast.
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Last of the Summer Wine
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Unencumbered by wives, jobs or any other responsibilities, three senior citizens who've never really grown up explore their world in the Yorkshire Dales. They spend their days speculating about their fellow townsfolk and thinking up adventures ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 70s, 80s ...
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire
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Heavens Above!
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A naive but caring prison chaplain, who happens to have the same last name as an upper class cleric, is by mistake appointed as vicar to a small and prosperous country town. His belief in charity and forgiveness sets him at odds with the ...
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 ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe
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Manchild
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Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 30 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
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Country: UK
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Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
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Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
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I'm Alan Partridge
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: talky, clever, not serious, humorous, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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    User:   49%
 
The Closer You Get
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Irish bachelors take out an ad in the Miami Herald, looking for love.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
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Time: 90s
Place: europe, ireland
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    User:   54%
 
The Royle Family
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Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
Story: British comedy series focusing on the lives of a working-class family in Manchester who love the TV.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: england, europe, manchester, northern england
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System:   47%
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Beautiful People
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Story: Beautiful People is a British comedy drama television series based on the memoirs of Barneys creative director Simon Doonan. The series takes place in Reading, Berkshire, in 1997, where thirteen-year-old Simon Doonan and his best friend Kylie dream ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good
Plot: friends, follow your dream, teenage life, dull life, hopes, suburbs, lifestyle, youth, working class, best friends, parents and children, suburban life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london
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The New Statesman
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The New Statesman is a British sitcom of the late 1980s and early 1990s satirising the Conservative government of the time. It was written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran at the request of, and as a starring vehicle for, its principal actor, Rik ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic, witty ...
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Duration: 50 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
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Saving Grace
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Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, feel good, funny ...
Audience: date night
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Irish Jam
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Upon discovering that their town is up for sale, crafty Irish villagers scheme to raise the money to prevent the buy-out. They hold a poetry contest with a tempting grand prize -- the deed to their local pub. But what could happen when a duplicitous ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: buddies, rise to the top, friendship, village, love triangle, parents and children, culture clash, siblings relations, cons and scams, fish out of water, gender bending, village life ...
Time: contemporary
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Absolutely Fabulous
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Set in the world of fashion and PR, immature fun-loving mother Edina Monsoon and her best friend Patsy drive Eddie's sensible daughter, Saffron, up the wall with their constant drug abuse and outrageous selfishness. Numerous in-jokes and heavy ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, biting ...
Plot: sitcom, fashion, best friends, drugs/alcohol, alcohol abuse, cult, drug abuse, eccentric family, friends, british humour, family relations, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london, new york
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Little Mosque on the Prairie
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Little Mosque on the Prairie is a Canadian sitcom that aired on CBC, created by Zarqa Nawaz and produced by WestWind Pictures. It was filmed in Toronto, Ontario and Indian Head, Saskatchewan. The series was selected and showcased at the 2009 Dawn ...
Style: humorous, not serious, touching, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, small town, clergy, culture clash, small town life, church, religions or cults, society, family relations, muslim, social relations, battle of the sexes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When an English cartographer arrives in Wales to tell the residents of the Welsh village of Ffynnon Garw that their "mountain" is only a hill, the offended community sets out to remedy the situation. The film is based on a story heard by ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
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Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, wales, london, ireland ...
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The Catherine Tate Show
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Catherine Tate Show is a British television sketch comedy written by Catherine Tate and Aschlin Ditta. Tate also stars in all but one of the show's sketches, which feature a wide range of characters. The Catherine Tate Show airs on BBC Two ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: social misfits, human nature, society, best friends, golden years, teenage life, working class, workplace situations, elderly, misfit, youth, british humour ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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Black Books
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, not serious, talky, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: sitcom, workplace situations, drugs/alcohol, workplace, store, friends, best friends, odd couple, friendship, misfit, unfulfillment, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london
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French and Saunders
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: French and Saunders is a British sketch comedy television series written by and starring comic duo Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders. It is also the name by which the performers are known on the occasions when they appear elsewhere as a double act.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: parody, celebrity culture, celebrity guests, media satire, showbiz, artists and showbiz, gender, media, disorder, british humour, cross dressing, promiscuity ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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Bhaji on the Beach
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of women of Indian descent take a trip together from their home in Birmingham, England to the beach resort of Blackpool.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, harsh, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming of age, friendship, pregnancy, culture clash, on the road, indians, racism, women, family life, bus, best friends, prejudice ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe, scotland, new jersey
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Steptoe and Son
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Steptoe and Son is a British sitcom written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson about a father and son played by Wilfred Brambell and Harry H. Corbett who deal in selling used items. They live on Oil Drum Lane, a fictional street in Shepherd's Bush, ...
Style: clever, semi serious, witty, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, reluctant partners, parents and children, urban, family business, family life, partners, society, family problems, working class, family relations, odd couple ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, europe
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Some Girls
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Some Girls is a British comedy series written by Bernadette Davis that airs on BBC Three. The show stars Adelayo Adedayo, Mandeep Dhillon, Alice Felgate, Natasha Jonas, Dolly Wells, Colin Salmon, Jassa Ahluwalia and Franz Drameh. It debuted on 6 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, teenage life, high school, youth, friends, friendship, coming of age, high school life, social relations, soccer, popularity, black british ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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Harry Enfield and Chums
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: BBC sketch show that while continuing to show the misadventures of a series of popular characters now also introduces a slew of new oddballs and misfits for us to enjoy including Tory Boy and The Lovely Wobbly Randy Old Ladies
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, alternative comedy
Plot: drugs/alcohol, social differences, society, best friends, buddies, parents and children, teenage life, youth, family relations, friends, british humour, cockney ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england
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New Waterford Girl
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A gifted teenager, dreaming of life beyond her small town, becomes inspired when a 15-year-old girl from New York moves in next door.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, small town, friendship, teenager, drinking, dysfunctional family, teacher, pregnancy, follow your dream, eccentricity, relationships, coming-of-age ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: canada, usa, new york, new jersey, nova scotia
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Bless Me Father
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Bless Me Father is a British sitcom starring Arthur Lowe, Daniel Abineri, Gabrielle Daye, Patrick McAlinney, David Ryall, Derek Francis and Sheila Keith. It was aired on ITV from 1978 until 1981 and described the adventures of an Irish Catholic ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
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Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: england, london
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Max & Paddy's Road to Nowhere
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Max And Paddy's Road To Nowhere is the much-loved sequel to Peter Kay's critically-acclaimed comedy series, "Phoenix Nights". Written by and starring Peter Kay and Patrick McGuinness, this six-part comedy/drama series is the ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, cross country, britain
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Petticoat Junction is an American situation comedy produced by Wayfilms that originally aired on CBS from September 1963 to April 1970. The series is one of three interrelated shows about rural characters created by Paul Henning. Petticoat Junction ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
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Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
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