Movies and TV shows like The Monkees

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The Monkees (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Monkees is an American situation comedy that aired on NBC from September 1966 to March 1968. The series follows the adventures of four young men trying to make a name for themselves as rock 'n roll singers. The show introduced a number of innovative new-wave film techniques to series television and won two Emmy Awards in 1967. The program ended on Labor Day, 1968 at the finish of its second season and has received a long afterlife in Saturday morning repeats and syndication, as well as overseas broadcasts.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, witty, psychedelic
Plot: sitcom, music, buddies, music band, aspiring singer, rock band, showbiz, cult, artists and showbiz, friends, disorder, nothing goes right, goofy hero, tv show, frame up, celebrity culture, siblings relations, friendship, rising to stardom, desire for fame, performer's life, musician's life, partners, lifestyle, tambourine ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california, usa, los angeles

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Most similar movies to The Monkees

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, sitcom, lifestyle, friendship, artists and showbiz, music and buddies mostly in Comedy, Music and Family genres. Some movies like The Monkees: The Chris Isaak Show (2001), Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll (2015), California Dreams (1992), What's Happening!! (1976), The Judy Garland Show (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Chris Isaak Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The Chris Isaak Show is a television sitcom which follows a fictionalized version of the life of American rock musician Chris Isaak. The show portrays Isaak and his band members as everyday people with everyday problems. The series was produced for ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, stylized ...
Plot: sitcom, music band, musician's life, rock, celebrity culture, rock star, music, showbiz, artists and showbiz, performer's life, friends, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Johnny Rock is the aging lead singer of NYC's legendary early-'90s band The Heathens, who is trying to get both his band and his life back together. The aging and broke bad-boy rocker gets another shot at fame as a songwriter for a brash ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: music, rock, sitcom, music band, musician's life, ambition, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, hopes, friends, sexual humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
California Dreams (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: California Dreams is an American teen-oriented sitcom that aired from 1992 to 1996 on Saturday mornings during NBC's Teen NBC programming block. It was created by writers Brett Dewey and Ronald B. Solomon and executive produced by Peter Engel, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, situational comedy
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: sitcom, high school life, basketball, buddies, rock, rock band, teenage life, lifestyle, youth, friends, music band, teenage love ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Tenacious D: The Complete Master Works (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Tenacious D: The Greatest Band on Earth is a TV series that ran on HBO in 1997, 1999 and 2000. It featured the fictional accounts of the real band Tenacious D, which is composed of members Jack Black and Kyle Gass. All of the episodes of the show ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, alternative comedy
Plot: heavy metal, buddies, music band, rock, music, musician's life, desire for fame, partners, disorder, artists and showbiz, friends, odd couple ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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What's Happening!! (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: What's Happening!! is an American television sitcom that aired on ABC from August 5, 1976 to April 28, 1979. The show premiered as a summer series. With good ratings and reviews, and after the failure of several other shows on the network, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, coming of age, buddies, teenage life, working class, male friendship, partners, youth, family relations, friends, disorder, single parent ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Judy Garland Show (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Judy Garland Show is an American musical variety television series that aired on CBS on Sunday nights during the 1963-1964 television season. Despite a sometimes stormy relationship with Judy Garland, CBS had found success with several ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: variety, music, performer's life, jazz, artists and showbiz, celebrity guests, variety show, vaudeville
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Happy Days (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Happy Days is an American television sitcom that aired first-run from January 15, 1974 to September 24, 1984 on ABC. Created by Garry Marshall, the series presents an idealized vision of life in the mid-1950s to mid-1960s United States. The series ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous
Plot: sitcom, retro, basketball, oldies, parents and children, teenage life, family, family life, suburbs, youth, music, family relations ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1960s
Place: wisconsin, usa, milwaukee wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
That '80s Show (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: That '80s Show is an American sitcom that aired from January through May 2002. Despite having a similar name, show structure, and many of the same writers and production staff, it is not considered a direct spin-off of the more successful That ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, materialism, americana, buddies, young adult, retro, twentysomething life, workplace situations, workplace, friends, musician's life, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Having a Wild Weekend (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dinah (Barbara Ferris) is a famous model and actress who is getting tired of life in the limelight and wants to take a break. While shooting a commercial spot for meat, she meets Steve (Dave Clark), a stuntman. Dinah and Steve hit it off and decide ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, rock, music band, music, musician's life, island, performer's life, desire for fame, nothing goes right, rise and fall, rising to stardom, friendship ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Three's Company (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Three's Company is an American sitcom that aired from March 15, 1977, to September 18, 1984, on ABC. It is based on the British sitcom, Man About the House. The story revolves around three single roommates: Janet Wood, Chrissy Snow and Jack ...
Style: not serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: sitcom, comedy of errors, friendship, farce, roommate, chef, secretary, disorder, friends, hidden identity, battle of the sexes, singleness ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, santa monica california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Jamie Foxx Show (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Jamie Foxx Show is an American television sitcom that aired on the WB Network from August 28, 1996 to January 14, 2001. The series stars Jamie Foxx, Garcelle Beauvais, Christopher B. Duncan, Ellia English, and Garrett Morris.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, hotel, family business, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, hollywood, aspiring actor, workplace, performer's life, wooing, workplace romance, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Flight of the Conchords (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: The trials and tribulations of a two man, digi-folk band who have moved from New Zealand to New York in the hope of forging a successful music career. So far they've managed to find a manager (whose "other" job is at the New Zealand ...
Style: offbeat, not serious, surreal, humorous, witty ...
Plot: music, musician's life, musician, rock, nothing goes right, fish out of water, aspiring singer, folk, goofy hero, buddies, music band, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Electric Apricot (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Electric Apricot is a spoof of jam bands centered around the band, Electric Apricot, in the style of "This Is Spinal Tap"
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, cynical
Plot: music, heavy metal, music band, on the road, rock, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, friends, partners, buddies, musician's life, performer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Big Time Rush (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Four teenage friends move from Minneapolis to Los Angeles to form a potential chart-topping boy band after Kendall is inadvertently discovered by an eccentric record executive, Gustavo Rocque. As they seize this opportunity of a lifetime, these ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: music band, coming of age, buddies, music, teenager, musician's life, high school, sitcom, showbiz, teenage life, ambition, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Austin & Ally (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A comedy about the unique relationship between a young songwriter, Ally Dawson, and Austin Moon, the overnight internet sensation who gains sudden notoriety after performing one of Ally's songs. Austin and Ally struggle with how to maintain and ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: kids
Plot: best friends, music, youth, musician's life, teenage life, singer, artists and showbiz, friends, rising to stardom, friendship, teenager, shopping mall ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.9
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Hannah Montana (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: At home and school, she's Miley Stewart, a typical teenager, but when the lights go down and the curtain goes up, she emerges as the glamorous and talented Hannah Montana. Having the "Best of Both Worlds" is a complicated proposition, ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: family outing, girls' night, kids
Plot: teenage life, double life, music, musician's life, love and romance, teenager, high school, single parent, friendship, family life, family, secret identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.9
 1K
Gidget (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Gidget is an American sitcom about a surfing, boy-crazy teenager called "Gidget" and her widowed father Russ Lawrence, a UCLA professor. Sally Field stars as Gidget with Don Porter as father Russell Lawrence. The series was first broadcast ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Plot: sitcom, surfing, young lovers, coming of age, parent child relationship, single father, friendship, college, parents and children, suburbs, teenage love, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Michael Richards Show (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Michael Richards Show is a sitcom that debuted on NBC in 2000. The show starred Michael Richards as reality-challenged but successful private detective Vic Nardozza who gets the job done despite his unconventional methods.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, sitcom, goofy hero, private investigator, investigation, nothing goes right, crimes, partners, disorder, workplace situations, workplace, television flop ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Tapeheads (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of Ivan and Josh, two dim witted ex-security guards who love music videos. Out of work, with no job prospects, they form a music video production company. They soon learn the in's and out's of the business in LA and with some ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: blackmail, filmmaking, buddies, rise to the top, music video, media satire, showbiz, nothing goes right, against the odds, partners, artists and showbiz, music band ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 474
After MASH (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: AfterMASH is an American situation comedy that aired on CBS from September 26, 1983, to December 11, 1984. A spin-off of the series M*A*S*H, the show takes place immediately following the end of the Korean War and chronicles the adventures of three ...
Style: not serious, clever, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, hospital, buddies, couple relations, military, korean war veteran, americana, workplace situations, partners, workplace, couples, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1950s
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
 124
Love & War (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Love & War is an American television sitcom, which aired on CBS from September 21, 1992 to February 1, 1995. Created by Diane English, the series originally starred Susan Dey as Wally Porter, a Chicago restaurateur, and Jay Thomas as Jack ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: sitcom, newspaper columnist, restaurant, bar, starting over, workplace situations, dating, hopes, workplace, opposites attract, introspection, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Sanford and Son (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Sanford and Son is an American sitcom, based on the BBC's Steptoe and Son, that ran on the NBC television network from January 14, 1972, to March 25, 1977. Known for its edgy racial humor, running gags and catch phrases, the series was adapted ...
Style: clever, talky, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, family business, reluctant partners, parents and children, urban, family life, partners, society, family relations, odd couple, single parent, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
That Thing You Do! (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: music, music band, drummer, recording studio, showbiz, manager, buddies, pop star, radio, musician's life, rising to stardom, celebrity culture ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: pennsylvania, ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Working Stiffs (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Working Stiffs is a short-lived 1979 American television series which starred James Belushi and Michael Keaton as brothers Ernie and Mike O'Rourke. The pair were janitors who aspired to work their way up in the field of business. The brothers ...
Style: humorous, realistic, offbeat, witty
Plot: sitcom, janitor, buddies, workplace situations, office, working class, sibling relationship, siblings relations, fashion, partners, disorder, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Laverne & Shirley (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Laverne & Shirley is an American television sitcom that ran on ABC from January 27, 1976 to May 10, 1983. It starred Penny Marshall as Laverne De Fazio and Cindy Williams as Shirley Feeney, single roommates who worked as bottlecappers in a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: sitcom, retro, friendship, best friends, female friendship, looking for love, suburbs, friends, starting over, feminism, boss and employee, suburban life ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, milwaukee wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 738
Sugar Town (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Look at the lives of struggling L.A. scene rock stars follows main character, Gwen, on her quest for the top. Working as an assistant to a film production designer, she tries to steal her boy friend who is a music producer by offering sexual favors. ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: music, rock, music band, musician's life, couple relations, celebrity culture, addiction, drug abuse, midlife crisis, showbiz, artists and showbiz, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Mary Tyler Moore Show is an American television sitcom created by James L. Brooks and Allan Burns that aired on CBS from 1970 to 1977. The program was a television breakthrough, with the first never-married, independent career woman as the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, feel good
Plot: sitcom, friendship, workplace, producer, dating, singleness, tv news, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, friends, boss and employee, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Malcolm & Eddie (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Malcolm & Eddie is an American television sitcom that premiered August 26, 1996 on the UPN Network, and ran for four seasons, airing its final episode on May 22, 2000. This series starred Malcolm-Jamal Warner and Eddie Griffin in the lead roles. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, bar, friendship, buddies, odd couple, male friendship, friends, twentysomething life, partners, disorder, african american, stand up comedian ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: kansas, usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.3
 801
Flip (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Flip Wilson Show is an hour long variety show that aired in the U.S. on NBC from September 17, 1970 to June 27, 1974. The show starred American comedian Flip Wilson; the program was one of the first American television programs starring a black ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Plot: variety, parody, artists and showbiz, friends, disorder, music, celebrity, guest, pop culture, musical number, monologue, variety show ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Lucy Show (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Lucy Show is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from 1962–68. It was Lucille Ball's follow-up to I Love Lucy. A significant change in cast and premise for the 1965–66 season divides the program into two distinct eras; aside from Ball, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, bank, goofy hero, battle of the sexes, suburbs, single mother, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, disorder, hidden identity, obnoxious boss ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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