Movies and TV shows like Happy Days

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Happy Days
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 was produced by Miller-Milkis Productions and Henderson Productions in association with Paramount Network Television.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, oldies, parents and children, teenage life, suburbs, family life, family, youth, music, family relations, friends, buddies, friendship, siblings relations, teenage love, coming of age, americana, retro, love and romance, society, basketball, lifestyle, drive in restaurant, advice, problem solving ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: usa, wisconsin, milwaukee wisconsin
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That '70s Show
Comedy, Romance
USA
22 min.
 8.1
Freaks and Geeks
Comedy, Drama
USA
44 min.
 8.8
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and sentimental films and TV series with plots about youth, family relations, parents and children, family, teenage life, sitcom and family life mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Happy Days: The Wonder Years (1988), Boy Meets World (1993), Growing Pains (1985), That '70s Show (1998), Hannah Montana (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Wonder Years
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Wonder Years is an American television comedy-drama created by Neal Marlens and Carol Black. It ran on ABC from 1988 through 1993. The pilot aired on January 31, 1988, following ABC's coverage of Super Bowl XXII. The show achieved a spot ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, friendship, friends, childhood, childhood sweetheart, suburbs, parents and children, siblings relations, junior high school, suburban life, coming of age, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: usa
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Boy Meets World
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Boy Meets World is an American television sitcom that chronicles the coming of age events and everyday life-lessons of Cory Matthews, a Philadelphian who grows up from a young boy to a married man. The show aired for seven seasons from 1993 to 2000 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: sitcom, school, coming of age, buddies, friendship, family, college, high school life, high school, teenage life, best friends, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
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System:   75%
    User:   72%
 
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 6.6
 11K
Growing Pains
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Growing Pains is an American television sitcom about an affluent family, residing in Huntington, Long Island, New York, with a working mother and a stay-at-home psychiatrist father raising three children together, which aired on ABC from September ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, couple relations, parents and children, suburbs, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, suburban life, family life, youth, family relations, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, long island
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System:   73%
    User:   81%
 
 8.1
 133K
That '70s Show
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Crank up the 8-track and flash back to a time when platform shoes and puka shells were all the rage in this hilarious retro-sitcom. For Eric, Kelso, Jackie, Hyde, Donna and Fez, a group of high school teens who spend most of their time hanging out ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: sitcom, verbal byplay, drugs/alcohol, buddies, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, suburbs, eccentric family, suburban life, teenage life, americana ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: wisconsin, usa
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System:   73%
    User:   60%
 
 4.8
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Hannah Montana
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Audience: family outing, girls' night, kids
Plot: music, musician's life, family, family life, high school, teenage life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, youth, single parent, teenager, double life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: tennessee, usa
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System:   70%
    User:   80%
 
 7.2
 13K
Family Ties
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Former 1960s flower children Steven and Elyse Keaton raise their conservative son Alex, daughters Mallory and Jennifer, and later, youngest child Andrew.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, parents and children, republican, siblings relations, family life, family relations, suburbs, couple relations, culture clash, adolescence vs adulthood, suburban life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: ohio, usa
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System:   68%
    User:   76%
 
 7.5
 577
Oliver Beene
Genre: Comedy, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Oliver Beene is an American sitcom that premiered on Fox on March 9, 2003. The show was created by Howard Gewirtz. Set in 1962 and 1963, the show chronicled the trials and tribulations of the 11-to-12-year-old Oliver Beene, in first person ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: sitcom, coming of age, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, family life, teenage life, youth, family relations, americana, society, retro ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   61%
    User:   58%
 
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Mr. Belvedere
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Mr. Belvedere is an American sitcom that originally aired on ABC from March 15, 1985, until July 8, 1990. The series is based on the Lynn Aloysius Belvedere character created by Gwen Davenport for her 1947 novel Belvedere, which was later adapted ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: master and servant, sitcom, friendship, family, family life, suburban life, suburbs, workplace situations, family relations, friends, disorder, boss and employee ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa
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System:   60%
    User:   51%
 
 7.4
 28K
The Cosby Show
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Cosby Show is an American television situation comedy starring Bill Cosby, which aired for eight seasons on NBC from September 20, 1984 until April 30, 1992. The show focuses on the Huxtable family, an upper middle-class African-American family ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, verbal byplay, parents and children, family, family life, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations, teenage life, society, youth, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   51%
 
Laverne & Shirley
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, sentimental, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: sitcom, best friends, friendship, looking for love, friends, suburbs, starting over, feminism, boss and employee, suburban life, working class, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, milwaukee wisconsin
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System:   54%
    User:   56%
 
Silver Spoons
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Silver Spoons is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 25, 1982 to May 11, 1986 and in first-run syndication from September 15, 1986 to March 4, 1987. The series was produced by Embassy Television for the first four seasons, until ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, family, coming of age, family life, society, youth, family relations, power relations, rich and poor, siblings relations, americana ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   63%
 
The Brady Bunch
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: When widower Mike Brady marries a lovely lady widow Carol Ann, their two families become one. These are the misadventures of this new couple, their six children, a dog named Tiger, and quirky housekeeper Alice.
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, sitcom, parents and children, siblings relations, suburbs, optimism, cult, family life, youth, family relations, mischievous children, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   46%
 
 7.8
 461
Rags to Riches
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Rags to Riches is an American musical comedy drama series that was broadcast on NBC for two seasons from 1987 to 1988. Set in the 1960s, the series tells the story of Nick Foley, a self-made millionaire who adopts five orphan girls. Each episode ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: single parent, oldies, rise to the top, siblings relations, rock, estate, family, family life, teenage life, youth, orphan, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: beverly hills, california, usa, los angeles
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System:   52%
    User:   48%
 
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Still Standing
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: After 18 years of marriage, high school sweethearts Bill and Judy Miller still make each other laugh and try to keep their marriage intact, even when their family pulls them in different directions. Since Bill has a far more immature approach to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, single parent, parents and children, high school, siblings relations, romance, dysfunctional family, adolescence vs adulthood, suburbs, family life, thirtysomething life, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   57%
 
American Graffiti
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A couple of high school graduates spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: small town, innocence lost, friendship, radio, coming of age, rock and roll, teenager, high school, dance, oldies, college, geek ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 1950s, year 1962
Place: california, usa
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System:   50%
    User:   50%
 
Home Improvement
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Home Improvement is an American television sitcom starring Tim Allen, that aired from September 17, 1991 to May 25, 1999. The show was created by Matt Williams, Carmen Finestra and David McFadzean. In the 1990s, it was one of the most watched ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, couple relations, parents and children, family life, friendship, family relations, suburbs, disorder, handyman, battle of the sexes, siblings relations, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
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System:   48%
    User:   56%
 
 6.9
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Gidget
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Plot: young lovers, coming of age, friendship, college, parents and children, suburbs, teenage love, teenage life, sitcom, youth, best friends, workplace romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california, usa
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System:   46%
    User:   46%
 
Diff'rent Strokes
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Diff'rent Strokes is an American television sitcom that aired on NBC from November 3, 1978, to May 4, 1985, and on ABC from September 27, 1985, to March 7, 1986. The series stars Gary Coleman and Todd Bridges as Arnold and Willis Jackson, two ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, mischievous children, parents and children, family, suburbs, adoption, siblings relations, social differences, suburban life, sitcom, teenage life, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city
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System:   45%
    User:   37%
 
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Sister, Sister
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Sister, Sister is an American television sitcom starring identical twins Tia Mowry and Tamera Mowry. The premise of the show was that the girls were separated and adopted at birth, one to a single mother, one to a single father, and have met again ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: sitcom, twins, verbal byplay, parents and children, family, siblings relations, college, eccentric family, high school, student life, teenage life, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: detroit, usa
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System:   42%
    User:   42%
 
 7.0
 32K
Roseanne
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A working-class family struggles to get by on a limited income in the fictional town of Lanford, Illinois.
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, cynical, biting
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, working class, family life, verbal byplay, parents and children, siblings relations, suburban life, suburbs, couples, overweight, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa
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System:   40%
    User:   43%
 
 8.3
 526
State of Grace
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: State of Grace is an American comedy-drama series that ran for two seasons on the Fox Network's Fox Family channel during 2001 and 2002.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: family, best friends, friendship, school, teenage life, youth, family relations, friends, jewish, coming of age, family life, retro ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: north carolina, usa
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System:   40%
    User:   36%
 
Shag - More Dancing
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Summer of 1963. Carson is getting married to her boyfriend so her friends Melaina, Pudge and Luanne take her to Myrtle Beach for one last irresponsible weekend.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, romance, dancing, dance, best friends, unlikely friendships, runaway, coming-of-age, young lovers, teenager, childhood ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 50s, 60s, 80s
Place: south carolina, usa
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System:   39%
    User:   46%
 
American Dreams
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: American Dreams is an American television drama program broadcast on the NBC television network, produced by Once A Frog and Dick Clark Productions in association with Universal Network Television and NBC Studios. The series was created by Jonathan ...
Style: serious, sentimental, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: follow your dream, vietnam war, friendship, parents and children, suburbs, siblings relations, suburban life, teenage life, americana, hopes, society, coming of age ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: philadelphia, usa
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System:   39%
    User:   39%
 
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 6.5
 10K
Step by Step
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Step by Step is an American television sitcom that starred Patrick Duffy and Suzanne Somers as two single parents, who spontaneously get married after meeting one another during a vacation, resulting in them becoming the heads of a large blended ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, couple relations, parents and children, family, siblings relations, suburbs, family life, youth, suburban life, coming of age, society, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin
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System:   39%
    User:   34%
 
Who's the Boss?
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Who's the Boss? is an American sitcom created by Martin Cohan and Blake Hunter, which aired on ABC from September 20, 1984 to April 25, 1992. Produced by Embassy Television, in association with Hunter-Cohan Productions, and Columbia Pictures ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, realistic, humorous
Plot: sitcom, family life, family, opposites attract, boss and employee, parents and children, family relations, single parent, coming of age, friendship, workplace, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: connecticut, usa
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System:   37%
    User:   38%
 
Freaks and Geeks
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: High school mathlete Lindsay Weir rebels and begins hanging out with a crowd of burnouts (the "freaks"), while her brother Sam Weir navigates a different part of the social universe with his nerdy friends (the "geeks").
Style: witty, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, clever ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, buddies, friendship, high school life, cult, teenage life, suburbs, coming of age, social relations, misfit, youth, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: detroit, usa
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System:   37%
    User:   39%
 
 6.7
 47K
Full House
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Full House is an American sitcom television series. Set in San Francisco, the show chronicles widowed father Danny Tanner, who, after the death of his wife Pam, enlists his best friend Joey Gladstone and his brother-in-law Jesse Katsopolis to help ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, friends, single parent, friendship, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, coming of age, single father, youth, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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System:   37%
    User:   38%
 
 7.0
 961
Cousin Skeeter
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Cousin Skeeter is an American children's television show, which ran on Nickelodeon from 1998 to 2001. It starred Robert Ri'chard as Bobby, a young boy whose life changed when his strange cousin Skeeter came to live with his family. With ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: puppets, teenage life, family, youth, disorder, sitcom, buddies, odd couple, nothing goes right, friendship, parents and children, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   37%
    User:   41%
 

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California Dreams
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, situational comedy
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: sitcom, buddies, high school life, rock, teenage life, lifestyle, youth, friends, music band, teenage love, love and romance, rock band ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa
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System:   36%
    User:   40%
 
The Partridge Family
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Partridge Family is an American television sitcom series about a widowed mother and her five children who embark on a music career. It ran from September 25, 1970, until March 23, 1974, on the ABC network as part of a Friday-night lineup, and ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: siblings relations, showbiz, teenage life, family life, love and romance, youth, family relations, parents and children, teenage love, overnight success, tour bus, singing ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: north carolina, usa, california
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System:   36%
    User:   35%
 
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