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Arli$$
Original name: Arliss
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, cynical, realistic, clever, witty
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sitcom, sport, hotshot hero, workplace situations, ambition, workplace, football, baseball, basketball, talent agent, heroes, ex athlete
Time: 20th century, 90s
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Yes Minister
Comedy
UK
30 min.
 8.6
Seinfeld
Comedy
USA
22 min.
 8.9
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, witty and talky films and TV series with plots including sitcom, workplace, friends, friendship, workplace situations, lifestyle and couples themes mostly in Comedy, Sport and Drama genres. Some movies like Arli$$: Sports Night (1998), 1st & Ten: The Championship (1984), Love & War (1992), The John Larroquette Show (1993), Yes Minister (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sports Night
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, clever
Audience: date night
Plot: sport, journalism, boss and employee, workplace romance, tv news, television, tv show, media satire, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, workplace, media, power relations, actor's life, performer's life, dialogue driven, male friendship, female boss, sitcom, writer's life, couple relations, chaos and mayhem, showbiz, couples, friends, anchor, network, dignity, lifestyle, office, friendship, christmas, success, hot and sexy
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york
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System:   95%
    User:   98%
 
1st & Ten: The Championship
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic
Plot: sitcom, sport, athlete's life, retirement home, realism, underdog, battle of the sexes, american football, contests and competitions, ego clash, feminism, athlete and trainer, family business, workplace situations, sport team, ambition, rivalry, couples, power relations, workplace, couple relations, singleness, social differences, relationship vs career, retirement home life, against the odds, partners, gender, friends, female nudity
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   91%
    User:   81%
 
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Love & War
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental, witty
Plot: sitcom, starting over, workplace situations, bar, hopes, newspaper columnist, restaurant, dating, workplace, opposites attract, introspection, couple relations, friendship, workplace romance, love and romance, couples, friends, lifestyle, columnist
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   59%
 
The John Larroquette Show
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: clever, semi serious, dark humor, talky, humorous, realistic, tragicomedy, offbeat, sincere
Plot: sitcom, workplace situations, workplace, social misfits, recovering alcoholic, friendship, misfit, society, friends, policewoman, workplace humor
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: missouri, usa
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    User:   66%
 
 8.6
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Yes Minister
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, biting, cynical
Plot: sitcom, politics, political intrigue, workplace situations, politician, british humour, minister, state affairs, power relations, workplace, manipulations, boss and employee, dishonesty, secretary, strategy, member of parliament, trick, career, parody, office, government official, dimwit
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   52%
 
 7.0
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Coach
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, athlete and trainer, sport team, sport, college, power relations, parents and children, workplace, youth, family relations, social relations, football, american football, anchor
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   46%
 
The George Carlin Show
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, clever, realistic, offbeat, witty, biting
Plot: buddies, sitcom, city life, urban, taxi, bar, society, state affairs, workplace, friends, lifestyle, laughter, beard, ponytail, short lived, irish american, old man, television flop, taxi driver
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   49%
 
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Alice
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Country: USA
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Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic
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Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   54%
 
 7.0
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Murphy Brown
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: talky, clever, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: sitcom, journalism, media satire, workplace, tv show, television, journalist, tv news, workplace situations, media, single parent, television reporter, female protagonist, working woman, female journalist, pub, secretary, office, mother daughter relationship, painter, anchor, journal, network
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   57%
 
 5.1
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Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, funny, entertaining, romantic, clever, inspirational, melancholic, light, suspense, sentimental, exciting, basketball movie, intense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: basketball, sport, switching roles, athlete and trainer, underdog, sport team, chauffeur, against the odds, mentor, catastrophe, ambition, obsession, power relations, life philosophy, multiple storylines, chase, natural disaster, dialogue, lone hero, family, destiny, transformation, contests and competitions, first contact, creativity, fantasy world, adaptation, follow your dream, fight scenes, childhood, culture clash, vengeance, internet, feminism, runaway, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), weapons, brutality, happy ending, storytelling, genocide, hopes, redemption, mad scientist, stereotypes, alter ego, unlikely friendships, rivalry, fashion
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   46%
 
 7.3
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Wings
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: talky, clever, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, touching
Plot: sitcom, airport, siblings relations, workplace situations, workplace, sibling relationship, pilot, friendship, friends, family relations, control room, mechanic, aviation, sister sister relationship, brother brother relationship, irresponsible, staff
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   54%
 
 7.4
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Slap Shot
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, clever, semi serious, cynical, funny, inspirational, bloody, talky, interesting, feel good, brutal, exciting, dramatic, atmospheric, entertaining, earnest
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, underdog, violence, sport, foul language, violent, stadium, mentor, brothers, ice hockey, contests and competitions, drinking, dialogue, brutality, dark hero, golf, irreverent, athlete and trainer, sport team, fight scenes, crime gone awry, visceral, transformation, blood, redemption, adaptation, beer, gangsters, competition, runaway, against the odds, fighting the system, life philosophy, football, honest, cult, anti-hero, catastrophe, storytelling, corruption, ambition, period piece, alter ego, basketball, bullying, rivalry, power relations, unsupportive spouse, aging, partners
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new jersey, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   51%
 
 6.2
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Ellen
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, clever, offbeat, neurotic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, store, best friends, gays and lesbians, urban, looking for love, coming out, lgbt, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, gender, friends, friendship, city life, workplace, love and romance, couples, disorder, woman, lifestyle, thirty something, cousin cousin relationship, best friend, homosexual, gay lead character, gay, group of friends, lesbian interest, lesbianism, lesbian, stand up comedian, female protagonist, bookstore, friend, dating, photographer, doctor, roommate
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   46%
 
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The Golden Palace
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: sitcom, hotel, elderly, best friends, golden years, workplace situations, workplace, friends, friendship, chef, remarry, foster child, business manager, cheesecake, employee, businesswoman, business, senior citizen, kitchen, food, restaurant, roommate, business venture, blacks and whites
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: miami, florida, usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   41%
 
 7.2
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Major League
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, funny, realistic, entertaining, inspirational, clever, witty, light, interesting, dramatic, earnest, talky
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: underdog, baseball, sport, indians, mentor, foul language, follow your dream, screwball, rise to the top, baseball field, hard hat, sombrero, professional sports, hot dog, chase, dialogue, voodoo, football, transformation, sabotage, destiny, down on your luck, childhood, farce, radio, catastrophe, redemption, ambition, against the odds, runaway, love, honest, culture clash, dark hero, life philosophy, adaptation, fight scenes, alter ego, vengeance, drinking, heroes, storytelling, brutality, crime gone awry, lone hero, justice, basketball, rivalry, misfit, partners
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, miami, usa, california, san francisco, cleveland ohio, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   36%
 
 7.3
 10K
Becker
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, cynical, clever
Plot: sitcom, battle of the sexes, boss and employee, clinic, couple relations, doctor, friendship, looking for love, urban, workplace situations, couples, workplace, friends, introspection, doctors and patients, city life, love and romance, power relations, social relations, nagging and grouching, dedication, liberal, blind character, up and down relationship, woman, dreadlocks, divorced man, doctor's office, medical, waiting room, cynic, blind man, african american man, sunglasses, italian american, interracial friendship, cigarette smoking, strong female character, goodhearted, patient, antisocial behavior, everyday life, nurse, health situation
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   49%
 
The Longest Yard
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Style: clever, semi serious, entertaining, humorous, realistic, intense, captivating, interesting, dramatic, cynical, inspirational, funny, witty, rough, talky, satirical, harsh, sexy, earnest, suspense, football movie, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, underdog, sport, football, buddies, cheerleading, mentor, brutality, chase, drinking, contests and competitions, runaway, violent, dark hero, redemption, american football, dialogue, violence, soccer, corruption, gangsters, human spirit, murder, adaptation, college, unlikely friendships, transformation, gangs, greed, moral dilemma, betrayal, crime gone awry, catastrophe, honest, farce, culture clash, stereotypes, gangster, obsession, prison life, fight scenes, friendship, manipulation, storytelling, prison escape, classic car, alter ego, ambition, confined, partners
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   43%
 
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Style: talky, humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, cynical, clever, offbeat
Plot: sitcom, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, couple relations, suburbs, showbiz, artists and showbiz, friends, misfit, conversation, couples, disorder, buddies, social misfits, mishap, celebrity culture, media satire, suburban life, misunderstanding, discussion, bad luck, celebrity, man with glasses, husband wife relationship, workplace, media, politically correct, network, agent, social awkwardness, divorced divorcee, everyday life, alienation, humiliation, star, comedian, manager, actor, actress, antisocial behavior, divorce, millionaire, misadventure, lifestyle, talking to the camera, looking at the camera, vulgarity, handheld camera, sexual humor, uptight character
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   41%
 
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I'm Alan Partridge
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Style: talky, clever, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, cynical, offbeat, based on radio show
Plot: sitcom, goofy hero, down on your luck, hotel, radio, artists and showbiz, british humour, buddies, desire for fame, friendship, celebrity culture, showbiz, nothing goes right, ambition, hopes, media, disorder, workplace, friends, unsuccessful, wannabe, comeback, layoff, guest, hapless, social awkwardness, fan, humiliation, self involved, talk show host, lifestyle, british tv, radio show, british, celebrity, comedian, joke, personal assistant, assistant, odd, career
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   38%
 
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Seinfeld
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Style: not serious, talky, clever, humorous, realistic, witty, cynical, neurotic, situational comedy
Plot: sitcom, buddies, comedy of errors, friendship, singleness, cult, urban, thirtysomething life, city life, friends, nothing goes right, disorder, comedian, dating, jewish, neighbor, ex couple relations, living with parents, free spirited, owner, everyday life, loser, sexual activity, overbearing parent, engaged, boyfriend, boss, self involved, relatives, career, uptight character, success, antisocial behavior, baseball, girlfriend, human relationship, woman, big breasts, united states of america, jewish american, comedy of manners, new yorker, lifestyle, sexy woman, immorality, domineering mother, narcissism, live audience, sociopath, neighbor neighbor relationship
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, new york yankees, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   37%
 
The Michael Richards Show
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: private detective, sitcom, goofy hero, investigation, private investigator, nothing goes right, crimes, partners, disorder, workplace situations, workplace, short lived, television flop
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   34%
 
Yes, Prime Minister
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Style: talky, clever, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, biting, cynical
Plot: sitcom, politics, head of state, political intrigue, workplace situations, prime minister, british humour, government, dishonesty, state affairs, boss and employee, power relations, workplace, secretary, member of parliament, staff, responsibility, government official, dimwit
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   44%
 
 7.7
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Taxi
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: talky, humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, clever, offbeat
Plot: sitcom, workplace situations, taxi driver, city life, urban, workplace, immigrants, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, taxi, friendship, couples, friends, group of friends, mechanic, hippie, lifestyle, boxer, driver, anti hero, sarcasm, city, actor, stereotype, redhead, single mother, boss, restaurant
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   32%
 
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Ned and Stacey
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: talky, witty, not serious, clever, realistic, humorous, offbeat, biting
Audience: date night
Plot: sitcom, odd couple, ego clash, couple relations, marriage of convenience, couples, disorder, writer's life, siblings relations, lifestyle, love and romance, partners, workplace, social relations, advertising, promotion, advertising executive, advertising agency, up and down relationship, initially antagonists, arranged marriage
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   44%
 
Last of the Summer Wine
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic, witty
Plot: sitcom, village, buddies, countryside, golden years, aging, elderly, british humour, english countryside, retirement, friends, introspection, friendship, village life, social relations, old man, british, senior citizen
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 70s, 80s, 90s
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   36%
 
Sanford and Son
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: talky, clever, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, sincere, biting, based on british tv series, topical humor
Plot: sitcom, reluctant partners, parents and children, family business, family life, urban, partners, society, family relations, odd couple, single parent, friendship, working class, workplace situations, city life, misfit, social relations, workplace, dealer, black cast, all black cast, black family, sister in law, lifestyle, ghetto, aunt nephew relationship, junkyard, brother in law sister in law relationship, black american, african american, stand up comedian, adult lives at home, father son relationship, exploit, up and down relationship, living with parents, generation gap
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   41%
 
 6.9
 15K
Just Shoot Me!
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, stylized, realistic, witty, cynical
Plot: sitcom, fashion, workplace situations, office, family relations, workplace, magazine, journalism, fashion magazine, parents and children, media, model, photographer, promiscuity, journal, prankster, lifestyle, large breasts, sexy woman, office romance, supermodel, drugs, prank, alcohol, layoff, secretary, roommate, workplace humor
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   40%
 
 7.2
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Will & Grace
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, stylized, realistic, witty, feel good
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, best friends, friendship, gays and lesbians, urban, singleness, lgbt, dating, looking for love, gender, gay friend, best friend, gay, friends, city life, battle of the sexes, thirtysomething life, roommate, love and romance, couples, gay straight relations, lawyer, platonic, homosexual, designer, maid, secretary, gay protagonist, interior design, living together, male female friendship, lifestyle, acceptance, socialite, thirty something, bisexual, gay relationship, gay kiss, friend, sexual identity, supportive friend, actor, singer, male female relationship
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   31%
 

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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 30 min.
Style: talky, humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, clever
Plot: sitcom, politics, boss and employee, workplace situations, mayor, city, state affairs, disorder, workplace, workplace romance, media satire, political intrigue, campaign, media, right hand man, politically correct, scolding, live audience, gay, man with glasses, secretary, staff
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   35%
    User:   31%
 
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, feel good, realistic, entertaining, funny, clever, dramatic, melancholic, inspirational, interesting, exciting, talky, intense, light, basketball movie, buddy comedy, bloody
Plot: friendship, basketball, sport, golf, gangsters, race issues, gambling, mentor, cons and scams, court, con men, underdog, gangster, dialogue, greed, multiple storylines, dishonesty, hip hop, hoodlum, racial segregation, male friendship, partners, urban, stereotypes, racism, corruption, family, storytelling, betrayal, unlikely friendships, brutality, couples, dark hero, catastrophe, redemption, poker, adaptation, honest, friends, lone hero, chase, mob, fight scenes, buddies, runaway, culture clash, relationships, vengeance, alter ego, contests and competitions
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   30%
 
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