Movies and TV shows like The League of Gentlemen

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The League of Gentlemen (1999)
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The League of Gentlemen (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The League of Gentlemen is a British comedy television series that premiered on BBC Two in 1999. The show is set in Royston Vasey, a fictional town in Northern England based on Bacup, Lancashire. It follows the lives of dozens of bizarre townspeople, most of whom are played by three of the show's four writers—Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, and Reece Shearsmith—who, along with Jeremy Dyson, formed the League of Gentlemen comedy troupe in 1995. The series originally aired for three series from 1999 until 2002 followed by a film in 2005. A three-part revival mini-series was broadcast in December 2017 to celebrate the group's 20th anniversary.
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, absurd, sitcom, offbeat, odd
Plot: taxi driver, small town, psychopath, priest, insanity, lifestyle, clergy, nothing goes right, disorder, prank, transvestism, small town life, eccentric family, kidnapping, gay, incest, teacher, wedding, german, twins, circus, mother daughter relationship, toilet humor, brother sister relationship, buried alive ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: england, northern england, europe

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Most similar movies to The League of Gentlemen

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and offbeat films and TV series with plots about british humour, disorder, satire, joke, british, comedian and british tv mostly in Comedy, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like The League of Gentlemen: Psychoville (2009), Inside No. 9 (2014), Jam (2000), The Heart, She Holler (2011), Little Britain (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Psychoville (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Psychoville is a British dark comedy television serial written by and starring The League of Gentlemen members Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton. It debuted on BBC Two on 18 June 2009. Pemberton and Shearsmith each play numerous characters, with ...
Style: surreal, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, sitcom ...
Plot: social misfits, mystery, serial killer, crimes, drinking problem, life turned upside down, blackmail, insanity, nurse, dark humor, misfit, victim ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
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Inside No. 9 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: An anthology of darkly comic twisted tales, each one taking place behind a door marked 'number 9'.
Style: surreal, semi serious, humorous, scary, captivating ...
Plot: dark humor, supernatural, surprising revelation, ghost, surrealism, haunted house, under the surface, hotel room, teacher, british humour, interlinked stories, indoor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, london
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Jam (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: A collection of bleakly dark comedy sketches pushing the boundaries of taste, decency and television in general, shot using new and different techniques and fading slowly in and out of each other against a slow musical soundtrack. Regular themes ...
Style: surreal, cynical, not serious, atmospheric, humorous ...
Plot: postmodernism, social satire, absurdism, irreverence, society, disorder, dark humor, politically correct, surrealism, craziness, comedian, satire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
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100%
The Heart, She Holler (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: The Heart, She Holler is a live action television series produced by PFFR for Adult Swim. The series, described as "Southern Gothic drama" and "an inside-out blend of soap opera and politically incorrect surrealist comedy," is ...
Style: not serious, surreal, humorous, sexy, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, social relations, family relations, inheritance, fight for supremacy, heir, betrayal, silly humor, dishonesty, small town life, siblings relations, death of father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Little Britain (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Little Britain is a British character-based comedy sketch show which was first broadcast on BBC radio and then turned into a television show. It was written by comic duo David Walliams and Matt Lucas. The show's title is an amalgamation of the ...
Style: cynical, not serious, witty, humorous, parody ...
Plot: satire, stupidity, lifestyle, cross dressing, social misfits, society, misfit, gender bending, human nature, false identity, social satire, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, paris france, britain, london
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Big Train (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Big Train is a surreal British television comedy sketch show created by Arthur Mathews and Graham Linehan, writers of the successful sitcom Father Ted. The first series was broadcast on BBC Two in 1998, while the second, in which Linehan was not ...
Style: surreal, realistic, not serious, witty, clever ...
Plot: comedian, disorder, silly humor, absurd humor, social satire, absurdism, irreverence, joke, surrealism, satire, british, actress playing multiple roles ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 21st century
Place: europe, england
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The League of Gentlemen Are Behind You (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: live comedy
Plot: puzzle, obsession, kidnapping, unemployment, masturbation, pantomime, joke, british, comedian, masquerade, comedy team, live audience
Place: britain, northern england
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The League of Gentlemen: Live at Drury Lane (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The award-winning Black Comedy series takes to the stage of London's Theatre Royal Drury Lane.
Style: live comedy
Plot: british, small town, comedian, joke, masquerade, comedy team, live audience
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House of Fools (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Surreal sitcom with Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer. A series of anarchic affairs featuring the uninvited lodgers and guests that cause chaos and disruption in their home.
Style: sitcom, surreal, not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: nothing goes right, disorder, guest, uninvited guest, domestic disturbance, silly humor, british humour, indoor, bug
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Monty Python’s Flying Circus is a British sketch comedy series created by the comedy group Monty Python and broadcast by the BBC from 1969 to 1974. The shows were composed of surreality, risqué or innuendo-laden humour, sight gags and ...
Style: surreal, biting, not serious, suspense, humorous ...
Plot: satire, insanity, stupidity, weirdo, monty python, cross dressing, chaos, disorder, reporter, impersonating, family relations, mishap ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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Snuff Box (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Snuff Box is a BBC Three British dark comedy starring and written by Matt Berry and Rich Fulcher with additional material by Nick Gargano. It first aired on Monday 27 February 2006. Both actors use their real names for their main characters. Berry ...
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, light, feel good ...
Plot: friends, social relations, silly humor, comedian, dimwit, intelligence, satire, execution, womanizer, absurdism, executioner, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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W1A (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The follow-up to 'Twenty Twelve' as Ian Fletcher takes up the position of 'Head of Values' at the BBC. His task is to clarify, define, or re-define the core purpose of the BBC across all its functions and to position it ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, light, feel good ...
Plot: workplace situations, satire, workplace, television, disorder, nothing goes right, intern, bbc, supportive coworker, unsupportive coworkers, new job, counselor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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Twenty Twelve (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Twenty Twelve is a BBC television comedy series written and directed by John Morton. Starring Hugh Bonneville, Jessica Hynes and Amelia Bullmore, the programme is a spoof on-location documentary following the organisation of the 2012 Summer Olympics ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic
Plot: satire, workplace situations, nothing goes right, secretary, disorder, power relations, boss and employee, team, olympics, boss, workplace, loner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
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Father Ted (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: A crazy comedy about three rather strange parish priests exiled to Craggy Island, a remote island off the Irish west coast.
Style: surreal, semi serious, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: priest, island, clergy, bishop, friendship, catholic church, against the odds, family relations, contests and competitions, love and romance, workplace, eccentric family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, europe
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I'm Alan Partridge (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, not serious, realistic, cynical, talky ...
Plot: radio, satire, disorder, unsuccessful, comeback, friends, hapless, wannabe, humiliation, fan, career, layoff ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: europe, england
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A Bit of Fry and Laurie (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A Bit of Fry & Laurie is a British sketch comedy television series written by and starring former Cambridge Footlights members Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie, broadcast on both BBC1 and BBC2 between 1989 and 1995. It ran for four series and ...
Style: witty, clever, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: musician, comedian, media, artists and showbiz, silly humor, yuppie, satire, social satire, joke, monologue, absurdism, british ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe
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Rev. (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, sitcom, light, entertaining ...
Plot: church, clergy, priest, belief, society, social relations, moral dilemma, religions or cults, urban setting, conflict, frustration, reluctant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
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Goodness Gracious Me (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Goodness Gracious Me is a BBC English language sketch comedy show originally aired on BBC Radio 4 from 1996 to 1998 and later televised on BBC Two from 1998 to 2001. The ensemble cast were four British Indian actors, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Kulvinder Ghir, ...
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, cynical, witty ...
Plot: culture clash, satire, immigrants, society, suburbs, family life, suburban life, working class, eccentric family, disorder, ethnic, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: punjab, england, europe, india
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24%
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Black Books (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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: humorous, surreal, witty, sitcom, not serious ...
Plot: bookstore, weirdo, workplace, best friends, irish, friends, farce, misfit, workplace situations, friendship, store, workplace problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe
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24%
The Birthday Boys (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: "The Birthday Boys" is a scripted original sketch comedy, executive produced by Bob Odenkirk ("Breaking Bad", "Mr. Show") and Ben Stiller ("The Secret Life of Walter Mitty", "Zoolander"). The series ...
Style: realistic, humorous, surreal, not serious, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: artists and showbiz, goofy hero, disorder, stupidity, absurdism, comedian, surrealism, irreverence, joke, silly humor, satire, absurd humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Young Ones (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 410 min.
TV show
Story: The Young Ones is a British sitcom, broadcast in Great Britain from 1982 to 1984 in two six-part series. Shown on BBC2, it featured anarchic, offbeat humour which helped bring alternative comedy to television in the 1980s and made household names of ...
Style: sitcom, surreal, realistic, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hippie, satire, college life, social relations, medical school, suicidal, friends, youth, buddies, social misfits, misfit, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, england
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The Royle Family (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: British comedy series focusing on the lives of a working-class family in Manchester who love the TV.
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, talky, humorous
Plot: working class, family relations, society, living with parents, slacker, couples, suffering, temperamental, in-laws, oldtimer, grandparent and grandchild, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: northern england, manchester, europe, england
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Tim and Eric's Bedtime Stories (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Family man Dennis "Murph" Murphy moves next door to Brenner, a friendly bully who torments Murph for declining his offer to hang out. Short film from "Tim & Eric's Bedtime Stories".
Style: surreal, not serious, humorous, parody, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, supernatural, silly humor, disorder, goofy hero, dark humor, satire, comedy duo, stupidity, mysticism, absurd humor, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Only Fools and Horses (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: working class, family relations, black market, cons and scams, disorder, eccentric family, veteran, siblings relations, partners, hopes, dishonesty, scam ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 21st century, contemporary ...
Place: england, london, europe
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24%
The Fast Show (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Fast Show is a multi BAFTA award winning sketch comedy show written and produced by Paul Whitehouse and Charlie Higson.
Style: not serious, realistic, cynical, humorous, witty ...
Plot: disorder, misfit, nothing goes right, silly humor, comedian, joke, british, actress playing multiple roles, british tv, british humour
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
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That Mitchell and Webb Look (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 720 min.
TV show
Story: That Mitchell and Webb Look is a British television sketch show starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb. Shown on BBC Two since 2006, its first two series were directed by David Kerr, who also directed Mitchell and Webb's previous television ...
Style: not serious, humorous, clever, parody, suspense ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, workplace, media, partners, friends, disorder, coworker, absurdism, comedian, satire, silly humor, gay slur ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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23%
The New Statesman (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
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, sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: satire, politics, greed, workplace romance, workplace situations, suburbs, media satire, tv show, workplace intrigue, suburban life, campaign, media ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: yorkshire, europe, england, northern england, london
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French and Saunders (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: parody, realistic, not serious, cynical, biting ...
Plot: media, artists and showbiz, gender, showbiz, media satire, celebrity culture, promiscuity, cross dressing, disorder, satire, female protagonist, joke ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary ...
Place: england, europe
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22%
The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Disillusioned after a long career at Sunshine Desserts, Perrin goes through a mid-life crisis and fakes his own death. Returning in disguise after various attempts at finding a 'new life', he gets his old job back and finds nothing has ...
Style: sitcom, cynical, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: midlife crisis, workplace, faked death, suburbs, satire, starting over, dishonesty, hopes, hidden identity, unfulfillment, character on the edge, dull life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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White Van Man (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The incredible misadventures of two handymen on the road and the extraordinary people they meet along the way.
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Plot: working class, workplace, family relations, nothing goes right, construction worker, workplace situations, disorder, family business, society, destruction, partners, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england
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