Movies and TV shows like Gilligan's Island

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Gilligan's Island (1964)
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Gilligan's Island (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Gilligan's Island is an American sitcom created and produced by Sherwood Schwartz and originally produced by United Artists Television. The situation comedy series featured Bob Denver; Alan Hale, Jr.; Jim Backus; Natalie Schafer; Tina Louise; Russell Johnson; and Dawn Wells. It aired for three seasons on the CBS network from September 26, 1964, to September 4, 1967. Originally sponsored by Philip Morris & Company and Procter & Gamble, the show followed the comic adventures of seven castaways as they attempted to survive the island on which they had been shipwrecked. Most episodes revolve around the dissimilar castaways' conflicts and their failed attempts to escape their plight. Gilligan's Island ran for a total of 98 episodes. The first season, consisting of 36 episodes, was filmed in black-and-white. These episodes were later colorized for syndication. The show's second and third seasons and the three television movie sequels were filmed in color. The show enjoyed solid ratings during its original run, then grew in popularity during decades of syndication, especially in the 1970s and 1980s when many markets ran the show in the late afternoon after school. Today, the title character of Gilligan is widely recognized as an American cultural icon.
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, offbeat, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: island, shipwreck, survival, adventure, sea disaster, confined, misfit, storm, mad scientist, danger, getting home, secretary, escapades, disorder, mad, silly humor, survivor, ship, ocean, desert island, scientist, sailor, friendship, millionaire, camp ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: pacific ocean

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, sitcom, semi serious and realistic films and TV series with plots about family, disorder, family relations, friendship, friends, youth and family life mostly in Comedy, Family and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Gilligan's Island: Beverly Hills Family Robinson (1997), Green Acres (1965), Beakman's World (1992), The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961), Mork & Mindy (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Beverly Hills Family Robinson (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Marsha Robinson, host of a TV cooking show, takes her family on a working vacation to a South Seas Island, but their yacht is hijacked by pirates, and then shipwrecked, and the Robinsons must survive Marsha's complaints while they build a ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, light
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, pirate, shipwreck, survival, island, family life, fish out of water, escapades, danger, screwball, disorder, cooking and food ...
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Green Acres (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Green Acres is an American sitcom starring Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor as a couple who move from New York City to a rural country farm. Produced by Filmways as a sister show to Petticoat Junction, the series was first broadcast on CBS, from September ...
Style: realistic, sitcom, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Plot: farm, small town, countryside, fish out of water, workplace situations, small town life, workplace, family life, pets, hotshot lawyer, village life, social relations ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york
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100%
Beakman's World (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Beakman's World is an educational children's television show. The program is based on the Universal Press Syndicate syndicated comic strip You Can with Beakman and Jax created by Jok Church. The series premiered September 18, 1992 on The ...
Style: educational, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: science, experiment, heroes, mad scientist, family, escapades, goofy hero, experimenting, inventions and discoveries, disorder, laboratory, scientist ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Dick Van Dyke Show is an American television sitcom that initially aired on CBS from October 3, 1961, until June 1, 1966. The show was created by Carl Reiner and starred Dick Van Dyke, Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam and Mary Tyler Moore. It ...
Style: sitcom, witty, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: producer, staff, dentist, housewife, workplace, tv show, writers, artists and showbiz, family, partners, ambition, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Mork & Mindy (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Mork & Mindy is an American science fiction sitcom broadcast from 1978 until 1982 on ABC. The series starred Robin Williams as Mork, an alien who comes to Earth from the planet Ork in a small, one-man egg-shaped spaceship. Pam Dawber co-starred ...
Style: sitcom, offbeat, humorous, not serious, surreal
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: alien, fish out of water, farce, misfit, family, goofy hero, silly humor, disorder, imaginary, benign alien, odd couple, alien encounter ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: sitcom, feel good, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night
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Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, milwaukee wisconsin
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Mr. Bean (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Mr Bean turns simple everyday tasks into chaotic situations and will leave you in stitches as he creates havoc wherever he goes.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sitcom, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, farce, odd, british humour, weirdo, goofy hero, problem solving, nothing goes right, fish out of water, socially awkward, comedy of errors, stupidity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, london, europe
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3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: 3rd Rock from the Sun is an American sitcom that aired from 1996 to 2001 on NBC. The show is about four extraterrestrials who are on an expedition to Earth, which they consider to be a very insignificant planet. The extraterrestrials pose as a human ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, witty, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, family outing
Plot: fish out of water, hidden identity, alien, family life, eccentric family, space and aliens, goofy hero, family secret, benign alien, disorder, disguise, everyday life ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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ALF (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: A furry alien wiseguy comes to live with a terran family after crashing into their garage.
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, not serious, light ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
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Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Rescue from Gilligan's Island (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a decaying Russian satellite crashes on the island, the Professor uses a key component for a barometer. With that device, he learns that a massive wave is going to swamp the island. In desperation, the castaways lash their huts together into ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, surprise ending
Plot: island, rescue, danger, nothing goes right, actor's life, catastrophe, silly humor, city life, forces of nature, culture clash, misfit, save the day ...
Time: 70s
Place: hawaii, usa, california, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
My Favorite Martian (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: My Favorite Martian is an American television sitcom that aired on CBS from September 29, 1963, to May 1, 1966, for 107 episodes. The show starred Ray Walston as Uncle Martin and Bill Bixby as Tim O'Hara. John L. Greene created the central ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, mars, imaginary, rescue, race against time, goofy hero, space and aliens, benign alien, anti heroes, journalism, scoop ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Flight 29 Down (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Story: Flight 29 Down is a television series about a group of teenagers who are stranded on an island. It was produced by Discovery Kids. The show was created by Stan Rogow and D. J. MacHale. The executive producers are Rogow, MacHale, Shauna Shapiro ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, entertaining, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: air disaster, survival, teenager, island, adventure, isolation, escapades, youth, danger, stranded on an island, interracial relations, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Lt. Robin Crusoe, U.S.N. (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Lt. Robin Crusoe is a navy pilot who bails out of his plane after engine trouble. He reaches a deserted island paradise where he builds a house and begins to adjust to life. He is in for trouble however when a local girl is banished to the island by ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing
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Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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I Dream of Jeannie (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: I Dream of Jeannie is an American sitcom with a fantasy premise. The show starred Barbara Eden as a 2,000-year-old genie, and Larry Hagman as an astronaut who becomes her master, with whom she falls in love and eventually marries. Produced by Screen ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, feel good, offbeat, humorous
Plot: genie, astronaut, magic, nasa, desire, fall in love, strong female presence, birthday, power relations, disorder, friends, promotion ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sigmund and the Sea Monsters (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, sea monster, media satire, school, suburbs, imaginary kingdom, suburban life, adolescence vs adulthood, fish out of water, friends, ocean or sea, disorder ...
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Silver Spoons (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: sitcom, humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
My Brother and Me (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: My Brother and Me is a sitcom on Nickelodeon that premiered on October 15, 1994, and ran until February 2, 1995. The show is about a family living in the West Side of Charlotte, North Carolina, who experience the highs and lows of everyday life. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, touching, offbeat, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, african american, siblings relations, youth, family relations, friends, brother brother relationship, father daughter relationship, little boy, mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Mr. Belvedere (1985)
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: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, touching, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, family life, teenage life, suburban life, friendship, suburbs, parents and children, friends, columnist, disorder, power relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Punky Brewster is an American sitcom about a girl named Punky Brewster being raised by her foster parent. The show ran on NBC from September 16, 1984 to September 7, 1986 and again in first-run syndication from October 30, 1987 to May 27, ...
Style: sitcom, touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Kenan & Kel (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Kenan & Kel is an American teen comedy sitcom produced by Kevin Kopelow and Heath Seifert that originally aired on Nickelodeon from July 1996 to July 2000. The show starred friends and then-All That cast members Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teen comedy
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Pee-wee's Playhouse (1986)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Pee-wee's Playhouse is an American children's television program starring Paul Reubens as the childlike Pee-wee Herman. The show was developed from Reubens' popular stage show and the one-off TV special The Pee-wee Herman Show, ...
Style: feel good, offbeat, humorous, surreal, not serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
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Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Even Stevens is an American comedy television series that aired on Disney Channel with a total of three seasons and 65 episodes from June 17, 2000, to June 13, 2003. It follows the life of the Stevenses, a Jewish family living in suburban ...
Style: witty, feel good, humorous, semi serious, sitcom ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family, sibling rivalry, family relations, youth, parents and children, high school life, siblings relations, teenage life, eccentric family, classmate, classmates, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Hope & Faith (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Hope, a down-to-earth, happily married mother of three has her tidy world turned upside down when her celebrity sister moves in. Faith was living the Hollywood life as a soap opera star before her character was killed off.
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, sincere, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: artists and showbiz, actor's life, sibling relationship, suburban life, family, sister sister relationship, couple relations, siblings relations, celebrity culture, family life, suburbs, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Cousin Skeeter (1998)
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: semi serious, humorous, sitcom
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: puppet, family, buddies, partners, youth, fast talker, disorder, basketball, puppets, getting along, friends, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 21st century, 1990s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Bill Engvall Show (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, family life, parents and children, friends, couples, suburbs, therapist, father son relationship, marriage, friendship, love, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Jeff Foxworthy Show (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Air conditioning repair man Jeff finds himself a fish out of water living in Indiana with his Southern ways and humor. Eventually he takes his family back to Georgia and reconnects with his eccentric relations.
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, disorder, youth, family, eccentric family, parents and children, family life, short lived, television flop, actor playing himself
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Beethoven's Big Break (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
All About the Andersons (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Story: As soon as single dad Anthony moves back into his parents' home to provide a stable environment for his 8-year-old son, he immediately remembers why he left in the first place. His mother Flo is always understanding and supportive, but his ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, light, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, family life, single father, living with parents, unfulfillment, father son relationship, actor, friendship, follow your dream, love, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide is an American live action sitcom on Nickelodeon that debuted in the Nickelodeon Sunday night TEENick scheduling block on September 12, 2004. The series' actual pilot episode aired on September 7, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, clever
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, school, survival, teenage life, bully, teaching the ways of the world, youth, friends, deal, odd, adolescence vs adulthood, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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