Movies and TV shows like 8 Simple Rules

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8 Simple Rules (2002)
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8 Simple Rules (2002)
Original name: 8 Simple Rules... for Dating My Teenage Daughter
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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 speaks his language.
Style: sitcom, touching, realistic, humorous, witty, not serious
Plot: family relations, overbearing parent, teenage daughter, popularity, overprotective parent, family, parents and children, family life, family problems, lifestyle, suburban life, siblings relations, bittersweet, teenage life, youth, couples, eccentric family, parent child relationship, widower, sister sister relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, male protagonist, suburbs, death in the family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, michigan, detroit

Most similar movies to 8 Simple Rules

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, sitcom and feel good films and TV series with plots about family relations, parents and children, family life, siblings relations, family, couples and youth mostly in Comedy, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like 8 Simple Rules: Still Standing (2002), According to Jim (2001), Grounded for Life (2001), Quintuplets (2004), The War at Home (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Still Standing (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: After 18 years of marriage, high school sweethearts Bill and Judy Miller still make each other laugh and try to keep their marriage intact, even when their family pulls them in different directions. Since Bill has a far more immature approach to ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: lifestyle, parents and children, eccentric family, family life, single parent, youth, childhood sweetheart, family problems, reunion, tv show, working class, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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According to Jim (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: According to Jim is an American sitcom television series starring Jim Belushi in the title role as a suburban father of three children. It originally ran on ABC from October 1, 2001 to June 2, 2009.
Style: sitcom, feel good, realistic, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, couple relations, family life, parents and children, buddies, lifestyle, family values, housewife, suburbs, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Grounded for Life (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Right out of high school, Sean Finnerty got his girlfriend Claudia pregnant. Now she’s his wife, and at just 32, he’s somehow found himself with 14-year-old daughter Lily, two little boys, and a constant struggle between his need to be ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: family, overbearing parent, everyday life, family relations, family values, parents and children, eccentric family, siblings relations, family life, teenage life, society, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 90s, 80s ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Quintuplets (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Quintuplets is a quirky ensemble comedy about the trials and tribulations of two parents raising 15-year-old quintuplets in a three-bedroom home.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, cheerleader, family values, lifestyle, eccentric family, teenage life, family life, youth, parents and children, favoritism among siblings, housewife, twins ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The War at Home (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, witty, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family relations, eccentric family, teenage life, parents and children, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, couple relations, family values, youth, father son relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, long island, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.9
 7K
Yes, Dear (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, humorous, realistic, not serious, entertaining ...
Plot: family life, couples, housewife, parents and children, parenting, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations, irresponsible, family, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Parenthood (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Parenthood is an American comedy-drama television series developed by Jason Katims. Loosely based on the 1989 film of the same title, Parenthood tells of the Braverman clan which consists of an older couple, their four children and their families.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching
Plot: family life, family drama, responsibility, family relations, single parent, adolescence, marital problem, couple relations, siblings relations, parents and children, social relations, parenthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Modern Family (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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, family life, generation gap, parents and children, marriage, everyday life, adolescence, gay father, gay, couple relations, mother daughter relationship, hot and sexy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, southern california, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Reba (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: family outing, teens
Plot: single mother, dentist, family life, teenage life, parents and children, youth, save the day, family problems, couples, pregnancy, crumbling marriage, divorced parents ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Roseanne (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: A working-class family struggles to get by on a limited income in the fictional town of Lanford, Illinois.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: working class, family, family relations, family life, suburbs, overweight, indoor, family values, loud, couples, strong female presence, white trash ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 21st century ...
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.2
 1K
See Dad Run (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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: parents and children, couples, family life, couple relations, family relations, actor's life, family, fatherhood, parenthood, lifestyle, humour, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.9
 2K
Kath & Kim (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Australia
TV show
Story: Kath & Kim is an American version of the Australian television comedy series of the same name starring Selma Blair and Molly Shannon. The series premiered on NBC on October 9, 2008. The Australian version was created by its original stars, Jane ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, sincere, witty ...
Plot: lifestyle, family relations, couples, family problems, couple relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, parent child relationship, mother daughter relationship, marital problem, society, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 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 ⇓
35%
Meet the Browns (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns is an American sitcom created and produced by playwright, director, and producer Tyler Perry. The show revolves around a senior family living under one roof in Decatur, Georgia led by patriarch Mr. Brown and his ...
Style: sitcom, sentimental, realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: family relations, family gatherings, aging, family life, parents and children, couples, siblings relations, social relations, elderly, eccentric family, golden years, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
One Day at a Time (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: One Day at a Time is an American situation comedy that aired on the CBS network from December 16, 1975, until May 28, 1984. It starred Bonnie Franklin as Ann Romano, a divorced mother who moves to Indianapolis with her two teenage daughters Julie ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: love and romance, starting over, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, family life, thirtysomething life, adolescence vs adulthood, family business, eccentric family, siblings relations, best friends ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Everybody Loves Raymond (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Everybody Loves Raymond is an American television sitcom starring Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton, Brad Garrett, Doris Roberts, and Peter Boyle. It originally ran on CBS from September 13, 1996, to May 16, 2005. Many of the situations from the show are ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: overbearing parent, parents and children, in-laws, family values, family life, eccentric family, siblings relations, couple relations, marital problem, family tradition, brother brother relationship, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.6
 317
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 ⇓
33%
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Good Luck Charlie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Good Luck Charlie is an American television sitcom, which premiered on April 4, 2010, on Disney Channel. The series was created by Phil Baker and Drew Vaupen, who wanted to create a program that would appeal to entire families, as opposed to only ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, witty, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Married... with Children (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Married... with Children is an American sitcom that aired for 11 seasons. It featured a dysfunctional family living in a fictional Chicago, Illinois, suburb. The show, notable for being the first prime-time television series to air on Fox, ran from ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, light, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, family life, family relations, family problems, struggle, parents and children, working class, misfit, promiscuous daughter, neighbor, dog, stupidity ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
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George Lopez (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: George Lopez is an American sitcom starring comedian George Lopez. The show originally aired on ABC from March 27, 2002, to May 8, 2007.
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Plot: factory worker, family relations, factory, mexican american, promotion, suburban life, family life, siblings relations, suburbs, parents and children, racism, relationship vs career ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Bernie Mac Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Bernie Mac Show is an American sitcom that aired on Fox for five seasons from November 14, 2001 to April 14, 2006. The series featured comic actor Bernie Mac and his wife Wanda raising his sister's three kids: Jordan, Bryana, and Vanessa.
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
 55K
Full House (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Full House is an American sitcom television series. Set in San Francisco, the show chronicles widowed father Danny Tanner, who, after the death of his wife Pam, enlists his best friend Joey Gladstone and his brother-in-law Jesse Katsopolis to help ...
Style: sitcom, touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, father daughter relationship, friends, friendship, family life, single parent, single father, eccentric family, parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Outnumbered (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Partly-improvised sitcom looking at the trials and tribulations of bringing up three young children - a regal five-year-old girl with a talent for interrogation, a seven-year-old boy who could fib for Britain and an 11-year-old who is gearing up for ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: parents and children, couples, everyday life, couple relations, family life, parenthood, youth, family relations, precocious child, parenting, responsibility, boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Jim Gaffigan Show (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy about a husband and wife trying to raise their five kids in a New York two-bedroom apartment.
Style: not serious, humorous, sitcom, realistic, light ...
Plot: silly humor, parents and children, family relations, couple relations, family life, couples, family, wife, stand up comedian, comedian, stand-up comedian
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
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Instant Mom (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
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, parents and children, newlyweds, couple relations, family relations, life turned upside down, siblings relations, supportive parent, disorder, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Gary Unmarried (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Gary Unmarried is an American sitcom created by Ed Yeager, which ran on CBS from September 24, 2008 to March 17, 2010. The series focuses on a recently divorced couple sharing custody of their kids while starting new relationships. The show was ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: dating, divorced parents, breakup, family problems, parents and children, single parent, starting over, couple relations, ex couple relations, couples, overbearing parent, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Wendell and Vinnie (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows Vinnie Bassett, proprietor of a pop culture memorabilia store who only takes breaks to read comic books and play video games. His bachelor life comes to a halt when he assumes guardianship of his incredibly intelligent and mature ...
Style: not serious, humorous, sitcom, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: custody, uncle nephew relationship, family life, family, youth, siblings relations, family relations, family values, silly humor, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.9
 6K
Trophy Wife (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The third time's the charm, they say, and reformed party girl Kate is hoping that's true when she becomes the third wife of a slightly older man, Pete. They fell into each others' arms (literally) at a karaoke bar, and flash forward a ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: parents and children, fish out of water, family relations, overbearing parent, youth, mischievous children, couple relations, disorder, family, blonde, blended family, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Better With You (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, not serious, feel good, sitcom, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, love affair, family relations, couples, pregnancy, couple relations, family life, lifestyle, parents and children, siblings relations, love and romance, sister
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%