Movies and TV shows like Soap

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Soap (1977)
 8.1
 6K
Soap (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Soap is an American sitcom that originally ran on ABC from 1977 into 1981. The show was created as a night-time parody of daytime soap operas, presented as a weekly half-hour prime time comedy. Similar to a soap opera, the show's story was presented in a serial format and included melodramatic plot elements such as alien abduction, demonic possession, murder, and kidnapping. In 2007 it was listed as one of Time magazine's "100 Best TV Shows of All-TIME," and in 2010, the Tates and the Campbells ranked at number 17 in TV Guide's list of "TV's Top Families". The show was created, written, and executive produced by Susan Harris, and also executive produced by Paul Junger Witt and Tony Thomas. Each returning season was preceded by a 90-minute retrospective of the previous season. Two of these retrospectives were made available on VHS in 1994. The show aired 85 episodes over the course of four seasons. The final four episodes of the series aired as one-hour episodes during the original run on ABC. These hour-long episodes were later split in two, yielding 93 half-hour episodes for syndication. All episodes are currently available on region 1 DVD in four separate box sets. In the past, the series has rerun on local syndicated channels as well as on cable on Comedy Central and TV Land. It ran on over-the-air television on Antenna TV, until December 30th, 2012.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, not serious, sitcom, situational comedy, offbeat, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: parody, family relations, infidelity, family problems, couples, siblings relations, love affair, couple relations, butler, eccentric family, sister sister relationship, adultery, brother sister relationship, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, adult humor, ventriloquist, suburbs, suburban life, sex, gangsters, mafia, homosexual, sarcasm, satire ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, connecticut

Most similar movies to Soap

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, sitcom and not serious films and TV series with plots about family relations, couples, couple relations, parents and children, family life, husband wife relationship and siblings relations mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Soap: Step by Step (1991), Wings (1990), 8 Simple Rules (2002), The War at Home (2005), Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
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Step by Step (1991)
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: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, family, youth, family life, couple relations, parents and children, couples, blended family, siblings relations, sexism, brother brother relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.2
 10K
Wings (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Brothers Brian and Joe Hackett attempt to run an airline on the New England island of Nantucket while surrounded by their various wacky friends and employees.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, touching, talky ...
Plot: airport, family relations, friendship, siblings relations, workplace, staff, workplace situations, sibling relationship, aviation, sister sister relationship, brother brother relationship, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.0
 24K
8 Simple Rules (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: What happens to a loving, rational Dad when his darling, pliable daughters morph into hormonally-challenged, incomprehensible teenagers? If he's Paul Hennessy, he reacts in ways even he finds crazy. Thank God he has a 13-year-old son who still ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, touching, witty, humorous ...
Plot: overprotective parent, family relations, family, family problems, siblings relations, family life, parents and children, couples, youth, teenage life, eccentric family, overbearing parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, michigan, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The War at Home (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The War at Home is an American sitcom created by Rob Lotterstein that ran from September 11, 2005 to April 22, 2007 on Fox. It follows the antics of a largely dysfunctional Long Island family. The show lasted for two full seasons but was not renewed ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family relations, parents and children, eccentric family, teenage life, couple relations, adolescence vs adulthood, siblings relations, family values, youth, dysfunctional family, indoor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, long island, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman is an American soap opera parody that aired in daily syndication from January 1976 to May 1977. The series was produced by Norman Lear, directed by Joan Darling and Jim Drake, and starred Louise Lasser. The series writers ...
Style: bleak, humorous, sexual, offbeat, sexy ...
Plot: parody, disorder, family relations, nothing goes right, society, lifestyle, best friends, couples, family problems, dysfunctional family, parents and children, cult ...
Time: 70s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Days of Our Lives (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Horton and Brady broods endure the romantic trials of life in Salem, a Midwestern hamlet filled with evil geniuses, star-crossed lovers and a rich family history.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, emotional
Plot: family relations, infidelity, love triangle, betrayal, loss of daughter, family problems, power relations, presumed dead, couple relations, siblings relations, intrigue, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 60s, 90s, 80s, 20th century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 8.4
 339K
Modern Family (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan is a wonderfully large and blended family. They give us an honest and often hilarious look into the sometimes warm, sometimes twisted, embrace of the modern family.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, cynical, not serious
Plot: family relations, parents and children, family life, everyday life, generation gap, marriage, couple relations, society, adoption, step parent, blended family, adolescence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, southern california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
It's All Relative (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: It's All Relative is an ABC sitcom about a man who dates the adoptive daughter of a gay couple, which forces their very different families to learn to coexist.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sitcom, light, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, protestant, culture clash, eccentric family, nothing goes right, parents and children, couple relations, meet the parents, love and romance, society, family problems, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, harvard university, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 7.0
 3K
Married (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Married is a half hour comedy about being miserably in love. Russ and Lina Bowman can barely remember what life was like before kids, debt, and suburbia rained on their romance -- but every once in a while, in between the arguments about their ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage, couple relations, couples, family life, parents and children, family relations, friendship, love and romance, save the day, friends, sexual relations, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.0
 39K
Roseanne (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: A working-class family struggles to get by on a limited income in the fictional town of Lanford, Illinois.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, biting, cynical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: working class, family, family relations, family life, suburbs, overweight, lesbian, indoor, white trash, strong female presence, siblings relations, suburban life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 21st century ...
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.5
 688
Instant Mom (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Martini Mondays and tequila Tuesdays take a back seat to new step-motherhood when former party girl Stephanie marries Charlie, an older dad with three kids. Becoming an instant mom doesn't come with a rulebook, but it does come with a dose of ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family life, couples, family problems, couple relations, parents and children, newlyweds, supportive parent, disorder, life turned upside down, siblings relations, in-laws, bug ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.3
 28K
Dharma & Greg (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Dharma & Greg is an American television sitcom that aired from September 24, 1997, to April 30, 2002. It stars Jenna Elfman and Thomas Gibson as Dharma and Greg Montgomery, a couple who got married on their first date despite being complete ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, sitcom, not serious ...
Plot: marriage, opposites attract, love and romance, family life, couples, newlyweds, meet the parents, disagreement, eccentric family, couple relations, family disapproval, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Young and the Restless (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The rivalries, romances, hopes and fears of the residents of the fictional Midwestern metropolis, Genoa City. The lives and loves of a wide variety of characters mingle through the generations, dominated by the Newman, Abbott, Baldwin and Winters ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, emotional, saga
Plot: family relations, family life, infidelity, couple relations, intrigue, rivalry, family problems, social differences, love triangle, power relations, couples, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 70s, 80s ...
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.9
 673
Out of Order (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: I suppose this is the story of the beauty and brutality of a long-term marriage as seen through the eyes of a writer who aspires to make art, but makes his living writing popcorn movies. Someone who wants to be a good man, but finds himself ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, dark humor, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, infidelity, love affair, family problems, unlikely couple, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, adultery, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.1
 1K
See Dad Run (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: The story of David Hobbs, who has spent the last decade playing the perfect father on one of TV’s biggest sitcoms. But when the series ends and his wife resumes her own television career, he finds himself cast in his most challenging role to date: ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: couple relations, parents and children, couples, family life, actor's life, family relations, family, youth, teenage life, artists and showbiz, siblings relations, father
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.5
 8K
Togetherness (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Four adults nearing 40, living under the same roof, struggle to keep their relationships and their individual dreams alive.
Style: humorous, sitcom, mumblecore, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: relationship vs career, couple relations, couples, ambition, buddies, friendship, hopes, follow your dream, love and romance, family relations, best friends, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.0
 16K
She's the One (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mickey, a free-spirited New York cabbie, and Francis, a materialistic Wall Street stockbroker, are extremely competitive and confused about women as a result of their father's influence. Though they disagree about everything, they have one ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, taxi driver, dangerous attraction, opposites attract, unlikely couple, love affair, siblings relations, wedding, sibling relationship, love of one's life, husband wife relationship, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.4
 369
Committed (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Committed is a television sitcom that aired on NBC as a midseason replacement from January 4 to March 15, 2005. Although originally broadcast twice a week the series eventually settled in a regular timeslot on Tuesdays at 9:30PM EST after Scrubs. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, neurotic
Plot: therapist, unlikely couple, optimism, eccentric family, opposites attract, couples, love and romance, couple relations, romance, disagreement, family relations, interracial friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Better With You (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Better with You is an American romantic sitcom TV show starring Joanna Garcia Swisher and Jennifer Finnigan. The series aired on Wednesdays at 8:30 pm Eastern/7:30 pm Central on ABC and ran from September 22, 2010 to May 11, 2011. The series was ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sitcom, not serious, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, love affair, couple relations, family relations, family life, pregnancy, couples, parents and children, lifestyle, siblings relations, love and romance, sister
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.6
 5K
Titus (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Titus is an American dark comedy sitcom that debuted on Fox in 2000. The series was created by its star, Christopher Titus, Jack Kenny, and Brian Hargrove. This sitcom was based on Christopher's stand-up comedy act, more specifically his ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, tragicomedy, cynical ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, suicide, mechanic, comedian, childhood, family problems, siblings relations, workplace romance, suburban life, parents and children, white trash, mental patient ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.1
 220
The Charmings (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Charmings is an American fantasy sitcom that aired from March 1987 to February 1988 on ABC. Based on the fairy tale Snow White, it chronicles Snow White and Prince Charming after they are transported in time from the Enchanted Forest to the 20th ...
Style: fairy tale, sitcom, witty, offbeat, humorous ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: fish out of water, eccentric family, time travel, suburban life, family life, couple relations, parody, lifestyle, family, imaginary, love and romance, suburbs ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.3
 31K
The Cosby Show (1984)
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: 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, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.5
 13K
Reba (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: After her dentist husband of 20 years leaves her for his dental hygienist, Reba Hart's seemingly perfect world is turned upside down.​
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: single mother, dentist, family life, teenage life, parents and children, couples, family problems, save the day, youth, crumbling marriage, pregnancy, divorced parents ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 6.6
 20K
Mad About You (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Mad About You is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 23, 1992 to May 24, 1999. The show stars Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt as a newly married couple in New York City. Reiser played Paul Buchman, a documentary film maker. Hunt played ...
Style: sitcom, touching, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: newlyweds, marriage, romance, love and romance, youth, family relations, up and down relationship, friendship, city life, oldies, verbal byplay, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.1
 151K
That '70s Show (1998)
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: sitcom, humorous, sentimental, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: friendship, parents and children, couple relations, generation gap, drugs/alcohol, first love, americana, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, suburbs, family relations, dating ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Something to Talk About (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In one of her best-ever roles, Julia Roberts is Grace, whose reaction to the infidelities of Eddie (Dennis Quaid) turns the lives and loves of the people around her into something like falling dominoes. Robert Duvall, Gena Rowlands, Kyra Sedgwick ...
Style: feel good, talky, humorous, light, satirical ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love affair, family relations, family problems, couple relations, family life, human nature, romance, self discovery, parents and children, contests and competitions, society, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.1
 551
Windfall (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Windfall is a serial drama television series about a group of people in an unnamed small city who win almost $400,000,000 in a lottvery.
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, serious
Plot: lottery, marital problem, family relations, single parent, couple relations, disorder, love triangle, couples, love and romance, family problems, youth, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 8.9
 784K
Friends (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The misadventures of a group of friends as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life and love in Manhattan.
Style: feel good, humorous, sitcom, witty, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, best friends, everyday life, group of friends, love and romance, friends, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, looking for love, family relations, cafe, roommate ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 21st century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Bold and the Beautiful (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Continuing drama combining romance and intrigue set against the glittering backdrop of Beverly Hills and the American fashion industry.
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, serious, saga
Plot: fashion, family relations, love triangle, infidelity, rich and poor, family business, family problems, intrigue, family life, dishonesty, rivalry, loss of partner ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, 20th century, contemporary, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.9
 6K
Yes, Dear (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A comedy about two young couples and their outrageously contrasting views on parenting. Greg and Kim Warner struggle on a daily basis to become perfect at the job. Kim is a neurotic, stay-at-home mother, and although her husband, Greg, is a success ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: family life, parents and children, couples, housewife, irresponsible, siblings relations, husband wife relationship, parenting, couple relations, family relations, in-laws, family
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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