Movies and TV shows like The Vicar of Dibley

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The Vicar of Dibley (1994)
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: church, village, small community, english countryside, sitcom, small town, friendship, conservative, holiday, fish out of water, clergy, introspection, parents and children, workplace romance, village life, culture clash, small town life, teenage life, religions or cults, society, family relations, self discovery, animal life, gender, workplace ...
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 sitcom, society, friendship, social relations, friends, family relations and workplace mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Vicar of Dibley: Clatterford (2006), Father Ted (1995), Last of the Summer Wine (1973), Rev. (2010), Up the Women (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Clatterford (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Jam & Jerusalem is a British sit-com that aired on BBC One from 2006 to 2009. Written by Jennifer Saunders and Abigail Wilson, it starred Sue Johnston, Jennifer Saunders, Pauline McLynn, Dawn French, Maggie Steed, David Mitchell, and Sally ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, uplifting ...
Plot: friendship, village, feminism, sitcom, family life, village life, gender, family relations, friends, social relations, best friends, money raising ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, britain
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Father Ted (1995)
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.
Style: surreal, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: island, priest, clergy, sitcom, irish, small town life, religions or cults, small town, friendship, misfit, society, social relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, europe
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Last of the Summer Wine (1973)
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: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: sitcom, village, countryside, english countryside, elderly, buddies, golden years, retirement, aging, friends, introspection, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 70s, 80s ...
Place: yorkshire, northern england, england
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Rev. (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Rev. is a British television sitcom produced by Big Talk Productions. The show premiered on BBC Two on 28 June 2010. The show's working titles were The City Vicar and Handle With Prayer. The series revolves around a Church of England priest, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: clergy, church, sitcom, religions or cults, urban, moral dilemma, society, social relations, challenge, christianity, belief, priest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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Up the Women (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: It's 1910 and we're in Banbury church hall at the Banbury Intricate Craft Circle. Margaret has been to London and discovered the Women's Suffrage movement so she decides they need to set up their own movement and The Banbury Intricate ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
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Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: england, europe
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Little Mosque on the Prairie (2007)
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: not serious, humorous, realistic, touching, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, small town, culture clash, muslim, clergy, arab, small town life, church, religions or cults, society, family relations, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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Amen (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Amen is an American television sitcom produced by Carson Productions that ran from September 27, 1986 to May 11, 1991 on NBC. Set in Sherman Hemsley's real-life hometown of Philadelphia, Amen stars Hemsley as the deacon of a church and was part ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, church, clergy, society, workplace, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, religions or cults, love and romance, rivalry, family relations, religious ...
Time: 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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Bless Me Father (1978)
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, realistic, feel good
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Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: england, london
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41%
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French and Saunders (1987)
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, realistic, witty, cynical ...
Plot: parody, celebrity culture, celebrity guests, media satire, showbiz, artists and showbiz, gender, media, disorder, cross dressing, promiscuity, actress playing multiple roles ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 90s ...
Place: england, europe
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Roger & Val Have Just Got In (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Story: Roger & Val Have Just Got In is a British sitcom that stars Dawn French and Alfred Molina playing married couple Roger and Val Stevenson. The show premiered on BBC Two on 6 August 2010 and six episodes were broadcast for the first series. The ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: married couple, couple relations, realism, couples, verbal byplay, working class, family relations, real time, sitcom
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: clever, talky, not serious, 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
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Corner Gas (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Corner Gas is a Canadian television sitcom created by Brent Butt. The series ran for six seasons from 2004 to 2009. Re-runs still air on CTV, CTV Two and The Comedy Network in Canada. Deriving its name from the roadside gas station in the fictional ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: village life, gas station, small town, dimwit, nothing goes right, boss and employee, sitcom, store, friendship, suburbs, fish out of water, village ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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36%
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Manchild (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Stockbroker Terry, art expert Patrick, orthodontist James and decking supremo Gary have been friends since their schooldays. Now, having all reached the age of 50, they are intent on reliving the freedom of their youth, buying hip new clothes and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, best friends, buddies, suburbs, introspection, boss and employee, friendship, looking for love, unfulfilled love, workplace romance, adolescence vs adulthood, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
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Place: england, europe, northern england
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Likely Lads is a British sitcom created and written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, and produced by Dick Clement. Twenty episodes were broadcast by the BBC, in three series, between 16 December 1964 and 23 July 1966. However, only eight of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
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Place: england, europe, northern england
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Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
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Style: surreal, not serious, talky, humorous, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london
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Some Girls (2012)
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, realistic, sincere
Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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34%
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Mapp & Lucia (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Story: 1930s comedy drama based on EF Benson's novels, about the rivalry between two women in a quaint village.
Style: witty, semi serious, realistic, humorous
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Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, europe
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The Royle Family (1998)
Genre: Comedy
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
Plot: sitcom, working class, parents and children, family life, family, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations, eccentric family, society, couples, in-laws ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: manchester, northern england, england, europe
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Max & Paddy's Road to Nowhere (2004)
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 ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: sitcom, on the road, buddies, odd couple, friendship, partners, friends, chaos and mayhem, working class, social relations, disorder, porn ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, cross country, britain
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33%
The Inbetweeners (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Welcome to a world of futile crushes, sibling brawls, getting drunk too quickly and casting constant aspersions about your friends' sexuality.
Style: humorous, sexual, semi serious, realistic, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, looking for sex, teenage life, sitcom, innocence lost, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, party, teenage boy, sexual humor, friendship, bully ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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33%
Only Fools and Horses.... (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The misadventures of two wheeler dealer brothers Del Boy and Rodney Trotter of “Trotters Independent Traders PLC” who scrape their living by selling dodgy goods believing that next year they will be millionaires.
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
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Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 90s ...
Place: england, europe, london
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33%
The New Statesman (1987)
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: surreal, semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever ...
Plot: politics, sitcom, legal action, workplace romance, conservative, parliament, greed, politician, media satire, suburbs, suburban life, tv show ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
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Dinnerladies (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Dinnerladies is a BBC sitcom written by and starring Victoria Wood that chronicles the antics of a group of workers in a canteen in the north of England. Bren tries to maintain a semblance of order in amongst the chaos, while dealing with the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, workplace, staff, workplace situations, working class, manager, handyman, factory, workplace romance, love and romance, factory worker, up and down relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: northern england, england, europe, yorkshire
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32%
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Miranda (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Socially inept Miranda always gets into awkward situations; working in her joke shop with best friend Stevie, being hounded by her pushy mother, and especially when she's around her crush Gary.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: sitcom, nothing goes right, looking for love, female protagonist, store, parents and children, singleness, love and romance, couples, family relations, disorder, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: england, europe
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Citizen Khan (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Family-based sitcom set in the capital of British Pakistan - Sparkhill, Birmingham. Citizen Khan follows the trials and tribulations of loud-mouthed, tight-fisted, self-appointed community leader Mr Khan and his long suffering family, wife Mrs Khan ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, muslim, immigrants, family life, family, society, family relations, parents and children, social relations, ethnic, family man, mosque ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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31%
The Thick of It (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Story: Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants.
Style: clever, talky, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, politics, state affairs, political satire, power relations, workplace, political intrigue, workplace situations, media, society, stupidity, government official ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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31%
Heavens Above! (1963)
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: semi serious, humorous, witty, clever
Plot: anti heroes, clergy, social misfits, factory, village, culture clash, small town life, church, prison, village life, religions or cults, small town ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe
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31%
The Green Green Grass (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Green Green Grass is a new comedy series and is a spin-off from Only Fools And Horses. It features the characters of Boycie and Marlene and introduces their son, Tyler, now 15 years old. Since we last met them, Boycie's second-hand car empire ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Plot: farm, sitcom, farmer, obnoxious boss, starting over, family, staff, english countryside, countryside, boss and employee, social differences, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Beautiful People (2008)
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good
Plot: friends, gay, working class, follow your dream, teenage life, lgbt teen, dull life, hopes, suburbs, lifestyle, youth, best friends ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london
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