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Ed (2000)
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Ed (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After his wife leaves him and he's fired from his job at a high-profile New York city law firm, Ed Stevens moves back to his small hometown of Stuckeyville where he buys the local bowling alley and attempts to win the heart of his high school crush.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: bowling, small town, looking for love, starting over, homecoming, best friends, couples, working class, lifestyle, old love, social relations, old friend, workplace, hotshot lawyer, workplace situations, layoff, teacher, psychiatrist, low self esteem, romance, love and romance, unfulfilled love, small town life, medical, lawyer ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and feel good films and TV series with plots about love and romance, lifestyle, couples, workplace, friends, family relations and looking for love mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Ed: Royal Pains (2009), Gilmore Girls (2000), Northern Exposure (1990), October Road (2007), Miss Match (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Royal Pains (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A young E.R. doctor who, after being wrongly blamed for a patient's death, moves to the Hamptons and becomes the reluctant "doctor for hire" to the rich and famous. When the attractive administrator of the local hospital asks him to ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: doctors, doctor, doctors and patients, family relations, high society, physician, starting over, flirting, health situation, career, millionaire, mogul ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, long island
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100%
 8.2
 118K
Gilmore Girls (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the charming town of Stars Hollow, Connecticut, the series follows the captivating lives of Lorelai and Rory Gilmore, a mother/daughter pair who have a relationship most people only dream of.
Style: feel good, talky, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: small town, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, student, boyfriend, single mother, small town life, social relations, first love, lifestyle, looking for love, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: connecticut, usa, yale university, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Northern Exposure (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After receiving a scholarship from the state, a recent Columbia University medical school graduate is required to set up his practice in an eccentric Alaskan town.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, surreal, touching ...
Plot: small town life, fish out of water, opposites attract, small town, cold weather, love and romance, human nature, couple relations, doctors and patients, misfit, medical school, graduation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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October Road (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: When Nick Garrett was 18, he packed up his truck and said goodbye for a summer road trip that turned into 10 years of being away. He has since become a literary celebrity in New York, living off the fame and fortune of his best-selling novel and ...
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic
Plot: small town, old friend, hometown, mystery, love and romance, homecoming, family relations, success, parenthood, writer's life, teacher, friendship between men ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Miss Match (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Miss Match is a 2003 American television series created by Jeff Rake and Darren Star and produced by Twentieth Century Fox, Darren Star Productions and Imagine Entertainment. It aired in the U.S. on NBC, Australia on Network Seven, Arena and FOX8, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: matchmaking, workplace romance, couples, looking for love, romance, workplace, family relations, workplace situations, parents and children, lifestyle, lawyer, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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42%
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Hart of Dixie (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: New Yorker Zoe Hart has it all figured out - after graduating top of her class from medical school, she'll follow in her father's footsteps and become a cardio-thoracic surgeon. But when her dreams fall apart, Zoe decides to work at a ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, romantic, light, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: small town, small town life, female doctor, young woman, lifestyle change, social relations, lifestyle, doctor, doctors and patients, newcomer, neighbor, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.1
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Solsidan (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Solsidan is a Swedish television comedy series that premiered on 29 January 2010 on TV4. The series is named after a small part of Saltsjöbaden called Solsidan. It revolves around Alex and Anna who are expecting their first child and have just ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good ...
Plot: family relations, social relations, actress, ambition, couples, self fulfillment, greed, alienation, lifestyle, neighbor, pregnancy, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Lizzie Bennet Diaries (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 3 min.
TV show
Story: Elizabeth "Lizzie" Bennet is a mass communications graduate student still living at home with her parents and two sisters, the sweet, timid Jane and rebellious, party-loving Lydia. With the help of her friend Charlotte Lu, she starts a ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couples, sister sister relationship, love and romance, wooing, looking for love, siblings relations, heir, family life, parents and children, family relations, best friends, young man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 7.2
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Men in Trees (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Men in Trees is an American romantic television comedy-drama series which premiered on September 12, 2006 on ABC and starred Anne Heche who played relationship coach Marin Frist. The series was set in the fictional town of Elmo, Alaska and concerned ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, clever
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: starting over, fish out of water, love and romance, fall in love, looking for love, hopes, social relations, writer's life, lifestyle, dating, americana, village life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
When Shall We Kiss? (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Hungary
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The chronicles of the lives of young urban adults in Budapest.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, couples, looking for love, love and romance, love affair, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Hindsight (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The series begins with Becca on the eve of her second wedding. It all seems perfect this time around, but she is still plagued by doubt. What if she could fix everything, and make the 'right' choices this time? Becca finds herself thinking ...
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: changing the past or future, friendship, introspection, best friends, starting over, couple relations, couples, hopes, time travel, bittersweet, strong female presence, elevator ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Cashmere Mafia (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cashmere Mafia is an American television comedy-drama which ran on ABC from January 6, 2008 to February 20, 2008. The series was created by Kevin Wade, who also served as executive producer alongside Darren Star, Gail Katz, Jeff Rake and Michael ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ambitious woman, friendship, relationship vs career, lifestyle, love and romance, workplace, gender, best friends, ambition, couple relations, city life, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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HAPPYish (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Thom Payne is a 44 year-old man whose world is thrown into disarray when his 25 year-old "wunderkind" boss arrives, saying things like "digital," "social" and "viral." Is he in need of a ...
Style: cynical, semi serious, humorous, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: midlife crisis, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, unfulfillment, self discovery, couples, love, introspection, happiness, society, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.0
 921
Bob Funk (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After he's fired from his job -- by his mother, no less -- Bob Funk agrees to quit drinking, see a therapist, and eventually report to a new boss, who might just be the woman of his dreams.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: couples, boss and employee, addiction, workplace, family relations, parents and children, layoff, therapist, boss, fall in love, starting over, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
What About Joan? (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: What About Joan? is an ABC sitcom that aired in 2001 for 2 seasons. It starred Joan Cusack as Joan Gallagher, a Chicago schoolteacher and the comedy of her day-to-day life. It co-starred Kyle Chandler. It was produced by James L. Brooks, Richard ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, touching, witty ...
Plot: friendship, teacher, high school, lifestyle, workplace romance, love and romance, workplace situations, workplace, teachers and students, high school teacher, strong female presence, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Private Practice (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Having left behind Seattle Grace Hospital, renowned surgeon Addison Forbes Montgomery moves to Los Angeles for sunnier weather and happier possibilities. She reunites with her friends from medical school, joining them at their chic, co-op, Oceanside ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: doctor, treatment, surgery, parenthood, friendship, psychiatrist, hospital, romance, workplace, workplace romance, doctors and patients, clinic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Bunheads (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Michelle, a Las Vegas showgirl, impulsively marries a man, moves to his sleepy coastal town, and takes an uneasy role at her new mother-in-law's dance school.
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family, ballet, dance school, ballerina, lifestyle, starting over, dancer, lifestyle change, small town, dancing, small town life, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
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Chance (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: 'Chance' is a black comedy about how hard it is to find "the one". Mostly told from the point-of-view of a young, sexually aggressive woman, named Chance, whom according to her: "we're all out there looking for true ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, non-linear
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, lifestyle, couples, wooing, romance, mother daughter relationship, twentysomething life, singleness, gays and lesbians, love and romance, relationships, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Us & Them (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: For the past six months, New York pharmaceutical copywriter Gavin and Pennsylvania-based printing press employee Stacey have been flirting online and finally agree to meet... with their best friends in tow for double-date safety. Stacey's ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: couples, love and romance, couple relations, friends, parents and children, family relations, romance, family life, best friends, buddies, twentysomething life, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Dating Rules from My Future Self (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A girl gets romantic advice from herself ten years in the future via text message.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: looking for love, romance, dating, lifestyle, twentysomething life, best friends, rules and policies, couples, friendship, friends, love and romance, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Teachers (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Written by and starring acclaimed comedy troupe The Katydids, Teachers shows their hilariously warped perspective as six elementary school teachers trying to mold young minds, even though their own lives aren’t really together.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, feel good ...
Plot: elementary school, school, teacher, workplace situations, youth, teachers and students, social relations, female teacher, relationships, life, family life, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
William and Mary (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: William and Mary is an ITV romantic comedy drama set in London, England, starring Martin Clunes as William Shawcross, an undertaker, and Julie Graham as Mary Gilcrest, a midwife. Its title refers to its two principal characters and is a cultural ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, opposites attract, looking for love, workplace situations, young lovers, workplace, lifestyle, romance, youth, midwife ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.9
 33K
Ally McBeal (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Ally McBeal is an American legal comedy-drama television series, originally aired on Fox from September 8, 1997 to May 20, 2002. Created by David E. Kelley, the series stars Calista Flockhart in the title role as a young lawyer working in the ...
Style: sentimental, talky, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: law firm, roommate, lawyer, workplace, legal, seduction, workplace situations, friendship, workplace romance, legal action, looking for love, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Lipstick Jungle (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Lipstick Jungle is an American comedy-drama television series created by DeAnn Heline and Eileen Heisler for NBC Universal Television Studio. The hour-long series was based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Candace Bushnell, who also ...
Style: talky, sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: rivalry, friends, family life, career woman, ambition, workplace intrigue, thirtysomething life, best friends, workplace, city life, couples, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.1
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Benched (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Nina is a dedicated, career driven corporate attorney who has a very public nervous breakdown after getting passed up for an expected promotion and now finds herself working as a public defender. Her personal and professional worlds are turned ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, semi serious, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: workplace, workplace situations, legal, disorder, life turned upside down, courtroom, power relations, lawyer, love and romance, courtroom drama, female protagonist
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
For Better or Worse (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the the ups-and-downs of Angela Williams, the owner of a successful beauty salon, and her husband of 13 years, Marcus, a former professional football player who has recently partnered with Richard Ellington and Joseph Jetson on a new sports ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky
Plot: battle of the sexes, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, friends, couple relations, verbal byplay, marriage, thirtysomething life, silly humor, african american protagonist, profanity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
True Jackson, VP (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: True Jackson, VP is an American television sitcom that aired on Nickelodeon from November 8, 2008 to August 20, 2011. The series starred Keke Palmer, Ashley Argota, Matt Shively, Danielle Bisutti, Greg Proops, Robbie Amell and Ron Butler. The theme ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sitcom
Audience: family outing
Plot: fashion, friendship, disorder, lifestyle, power relations, overnight success, rise to the top, workplace, best friends, boss and employee, workplace situations, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 526
Love Soup (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: Bittersweet comedy drama about the eternal search for the perfect partner.
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: looking for love, romance, couple relations, lovers apart, lifestyle, dating, working class, singleness, friends, friendship, escapades, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.8
 3K
Kingdom (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Kingdom is a British television series produced by Parallel Film and Television Productions for the ITV network. It was created by Simon Wheeler and stars Stephen Fry as Peter Kingdom, a Norfolk solicitor who is coping with family, colleagues, and ...
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: small town, family relations, boss and employee, small town life, siblings relations, legal, hotshot lawyer, lawyer, legal investigation, apprentice, workplace, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.8
 4K
Teachers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Teachers is a British television comedy-drama series, created by Tim Loane and originally shown on Channel 4. The series follows a group of secondary school teachers in their daily lives. While the first series centers heavily around probationary ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty, sexual ...
Plot: high school, high school life, infidelity, lifestyle, teachers and students, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, high school teacher, thirtysomething life, power relations, unsupportive coworkers, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%