Movies and TV shows like Happy Days

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Happy Days (1974)
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Happy Days (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, retro
Plot: friendship, teenage love, youth, love and romance, family life, teenage life, parents and children, buddies, coming of age, siblings relations, basketball, family relations, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, music, family, friends, suburbs, society, lifestyle, americana, oldies, rock and roll, dancing ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, wisconsin, milwaukee wisconsin

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Most similar movies to Happy Days

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, sitcom and semi serious films and TV series with plots about youth, family relations, family, teenage life, family life, teenager and parents and children mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Happy Days: Family Ties (1982), The Wonder Years (1988), The Cosby Show (1984), 7th Heaven (1996), That '70s Show (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Family Ties (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Former 1960s flower children Steven and Elyse Keaton raise their conservative son Alex, daughters Mallory and Jennifer, and later, youngest child Andrew.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family relations, liberal, culture clash, parents and children, hippie, lifestyle, republican, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, americana ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, ohio
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100%
The Wonder Years (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: touching, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: childhood, generation gap, childhood sweetheart, friends, suburbs, coming of age, family relations, americana, high school, family, love and romance, family life ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa
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100%
 7.3
 33K
The Cosby Show (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, feel good, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, family values, parents and children, family life, couples, lifestyle, teenage life, couple relations, verbal byplay, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 25K
7th Heaven (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: 7th Heaven is an American family drama television series, created and produced by Brenda Hampton. The series premiered on August 26, 1996, on The WB, the first time that the network aired Monday night programming, and was originally broadcast from ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, family life, parents and children, suburbs, suburban life, society, teenage love, parenthood, husband wife relationship, brother sister relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.0
 160K
That '70s Show (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, sentimental, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, family relations, teenage love, group of friends, parents and children, couple relations, generation gap, adolescence vs adulthood, americana, first love, drugs/alcohol, cannabis ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Diff'rent Strokes (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: realistic, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: interracial adoption, family relations, orphan, adoption, african american, brother brother relationship, family, family life, odd couple, siblings relations, parents and children, eccentric family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
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100%
 6.6
 14K
Growing Pains (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, feel good, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family, family relations, society, love and romance, youth, parents and children, family life, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, suburban life, siblings relations, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, long island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Silver Spoons (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: coming of age, rich and poor, family relations, power relations, family life, americana, parents and children, siblings relations, society, family, youth, man child ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Laverne & Shirley (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, feel good, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: friendship, best friends, female friendship, starting over, looking for love, lifestyle, nothing goes right, family relations, suburban life, working class, workplace, boss and employee ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, milwaukee wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Bill Engvall Show (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Bill Engvall Show is a sitcom which ran on TBS from July 17, 2007 to September 5, 2009. The series starred comedian Bill Engvall and was written and created by Engvall and Michael Leeson. The series was canceled on September 25, 2009. On June ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family life, family relations, friends, parents and children, suburbs, couples, therapist, father son relationship, marriage, love, friendship, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.5
 643
Oliver Beene (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, lifestyle, family life, eccentric family, teenage life, society, parents and children, americana, dentist, housewife, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
California Dreams (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, situational comedy
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: basketball, high school life, friends, childhood sweetheart, high school hunk, lifestyle, buddies, teenage life, teenage love, rock, music band, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 12K
Sister, Sister (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, teenage life, high school life, parents and children, sister sister relationship, friendship, twin sister, lifestyle, youth, eccentric family, verbal byplay, teenage girl ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.6
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Raising Dad (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Raising Dad is an American television series that aired on the WB from September 2001 until May 2002. The series starred Bob Saget, Kat Dennings, Brie Larson, Riley Smith, Beau Wirick, and Jerry Adler, and was produced by Albion Productions in ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, parents and children, youth, siblings relations, teenage life, family life, living with parents, family relations, social relations, indoor, coming of age, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Charles in Charge (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Charles in Charge is an American sitcom series starring Scott Baio as Charles, a 19-year-old student at the fictional Copeland College in New Brunswick, New Jersey, who worked as a live-in babysitter in exchange for room and board. Baio directed ...
Style: realistic, sitcom, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: college, nanny, family life, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, love and romance, buddies, youth, young adult, college student, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.6
 18K
Lizzie McGuire (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Lizzie McGuire is an American live-action teen sitcom, which features an animated version of the title character performing soliloquy. The animated sequences were interspersed with the show's live-action sequences. It premiered on the Disney ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teen comedy, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, family relations, teenage life, youth, family, siblings relations, school, female protagonist, part animation, popular girl, grownups, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Mr. Belvedere (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, touching, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, workplace situations, siblings relations, master and servant, youth, family, workplace, society, lifestyle, friends, disorder, power relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, pittsburgh, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.7
 37K
Drake & Josh (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Drake & Josh is an American television sitcom created by Dan Schneider for Nickelodeon. The series follows the lives of two teenage boys with opposing personalities, Drake Parker and Josh Nichols, who become stepbrothers. Both actors had played ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, realistic, sitcom ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: teenage life, family relations, siblings relations, lifestyle, adolescence vs adulthood, step siblings, manipulations, unlikely partners, prank, manipulation, deal, family ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Home Improvement (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: handyman, friendship, family relations, family life, indoor, youth, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, workplace, love and romance, suburbs, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.7
 6K
Jonas L.A. (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Jonas, previously promoted as "J.O.N.A.S.", is a Disney Channel Original Series created by Roger S. H. Schulman and Michael Curtis, starring the Jonas Brothers. The brothers appear as the "Lucas Brothers", the three members of ...
Style: feel good, not serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: siblings relations, teenage life, teenage love, lifestyle, love and romance, high school life, music band, artists and showbiz, youth, teenager, musician's life, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.3
 674
State of Grace (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, teenage life, youth, family, family relations, family life, jewish family, child protagonist, teenager, best friends, coming of age, school ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Brady Bunch (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, suburbs, family relations, architect, cheerleader, family life, parents and children, suburban life, couple relations, cult, teenage life, couples ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 3K
My Two Dads (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: My Two Dads is an American sitcom that starred Staci Keanan, Paul Reiser and Greg Evigan. It aired on NBC from 1987 to 1990 and was produced by Michael Jacobs Productions in association with Tri-Star Television and distributed by TeleVentures.
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, single father, partners, custody, friendship, family life, parents and children, family, coming of age, youth, odd couple, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Malcolm in the Middle (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A gifted young teen tries to survive life with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family.
Style: humorous, realistic, sitcom, witty, neurotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, prodigy, parents and children, social satire, dark humor, teenage life, dysfunctional family, suburban life, youth, family problems, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
 1K
Gidget (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Plot: surfing, teenage love, eccentric family, workplace romance, family relations, friends, suburban life, parents and children, college, friendship, teenage life, suburbs ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
So Little Time (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: So Little Time is an American sitcom starring Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen that aired on Fox Family. The first half of the series aired from June 2, 2001, to August 15, 2001. The series then went on a four-month hiatus owing to network management ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sitcom, entertaining
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: twins, twin sister, teenage life, best friends, family, youth, high school life, teenage love, divorced parents, family life, teen angst, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: malibu california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 3K
Unfabulous (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Unfabulous is an American children's television series that aired on Nickelodeon. The series is about an "unfabulous" 7th Grade middle school student named Addie Singer, played by Emma Roberts. The show, which debuted in late summer ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sitcom
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: teenager, friendship, lifestyle, youth, teenage love, middle school, best friends, family, popular girl, teen angst, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 13K
Step by Step (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: blended family, family relations, family, youth, family life, couple relations, parents and children, couples, siblings relations, sexism, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
I Didn't Do It (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Ultra-competitive fraternal twins Lindy and Logan Watson, together with their four best friends, navigate their freshman year of high school. Each episode begins with a comedic "what just happened?" situation as Lindy and Logan each spin ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sitcom
Audience: teens
Plot: twins, high school life, siblings relations, teenage life, youth, family relations, high school, coming of age, friends, buddies, brother sister relationship, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.1
 444
The Parents (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Life of a family of five: father, mother and their three boys.
Style: humorous, sitcom, feel good, entertaining, light ...
Plot: youth, family life, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, couple relations, teenage love, coming of age, family, rivalry, friendship, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%