Movies and TV shows like Father Ted

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Father Ted (1995)
 8.7
 40K
Father Ted (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: A crazy comedy about three rather strange parish priests exiled to Craggy Island, a remote island off the Irish west coast.
Style: surreal, sitcom, semi serious, humorous, realistic, not serious, witty, odd, mad
Plot: priest, clergy, island, catholic church, catholic priest, bishop, friendship, family relations, against the odds, family life, love and romance, contests and competitions, small town, workplace, conservative, social awkwardness, eccentric family, uninhibited rivalry, religion, irish, satire, friends, misfit, rivalry, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, europe

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Most similar movies to Father Ted

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, sitcom and semi serious films and TV series with plots about family relations, society, friends, social relations, british humour, workplace and friendship mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Father Ted: Black Books (2000), The Vicar of Dibley (1994), The Young Ones (1982), Moone Boy (2012), Last of the Summer Wine (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.5
 58K
Black Books (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Black Books centres around the foul tempered and wildly eccentric bookshop owner Bernard Black. Bernard’s devotion to the twin pleasures of drunkenness and wilful antagonism deepens and enriches both his life and that of Manny, his assistant. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, surreal, witty, not serious ...
Plot: bookstore, weirdo, workplace, best friends, irish, friends, misfit, farce, workplace problem, uptight character, workplace situations, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe
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100%
The Vicar of Dibley (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Reverend Granger is assigned as the Vicar of the rural parish of Dibley, but she is not quite what the villagers expected.
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty
Plot: english countryside, church, village, religion, small community, small town, church of england, christianity, christian, community, congregation, chocolate ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.2
 15K
The Young Ones (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 410 min.
TV show
Story: The Young Ones is a British sitcom, broadcast in Great Britain from 1982 to 1984 in two six-part series. Shown on BBC2, it featured anarchic, offbeat humour which helped bring alternative comedy to television in the 1980s and made household names of ...
Style: sitcom, funny, absurd, surreal, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: college, anarchist, satire, hippie, social relations, medical school, suicidal, friends, youth, buddies, social misfits, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 6K
Moone Boy (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Martin Moone is a young boy who relies on the help of his imaginary friend Sean to deal with the quandaries of life in a wacky small-town Irish family in the 1980's.
Style: sitcom, surreal, funny, sweet, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary friend, small town, coming of age, child protagonist, family relations, friends, childhood, eccentric family, irish, youth, school, bully ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Last of the Summer Wine (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Unencumbered by wives, jobs or any other responsibilities, three senior citizens who've never really grown up explore their world in the Yorkshire Dales. They spend their days speculating about their fellow townsfolk and thinking up adventures ...
Style: sitcom, talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: countryside, friendship, elderly, small town, golden years, retirement, social relations, english countryside, british, library, childhood friend, pub ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, 90s, 70s, contemporary ...
Place: yorkshire, northern england, england, europe, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Monty Python’s Flying Circus is a British sketch comedy series created by the comedy group Monty Python and broadcast by the BBC from 1969 to 1974. The shows were composed of surreality, risqué or innuendo-laden humour, sight gags and ...
Style: sitcom, surreal, parody, absurd, political ...
Plot: satire, monty python, surrealism, lgbtq, serial killer, insanity, stupidity, weirdo, rock, media satire, accountant, fish out of water ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Keeping Up Appearances (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Keeping Up Appearances is a British sitcom created and written by Roy Clarke for the BBC. Centred on the life of eccentric, social-climbing snob Hyacinth Bucket, the sitcom follows her obsessive and determined attempts to impress in middle class ...
Style: sitcom, funny, realistic, not serious, clever ...
Plot: snob, englishwoman, satire, women, family relations, upscale, society, ambition, lifestyle, blind ambition, couple relations, social differences ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Little Mosque on the Prairie (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Little Mosque on the Prairie is a Canadian sitcom that aired on CBC, created by Zarqa Nawaz and produced by WestWind Pictures. It was filmed in Toronto, Ontario and Indian Head, Saskatchewan. The series was selected and showcased at the 2009 Dawn ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, touching, realistic, witty ...
Plot: small town, culture clash, muslim, parents and children, family relations, couples, battle of the sexes, clergy, interracial relations, fall in love, small town life, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7.8
 2K
Rev. (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Rev. is a British television sitcom produced by Big Talk Productions. The show premiered on BBC Two on 28 June 2010. The show's working titles were The City Vicar and Handle With Prayer. The series revolves around a Church of England priest, ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, light, entertaining ...
Plot: church, clergy, priest, belief, society, social relations, moral dilemma, religions or cults, urban setting, conflict, frustration, reluctant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.5
 149K
The IT Crowd (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: UK Comedy series about two I.T. nerds and their clueless female manager, who work in the basement of a very successful company. When they are called on for help, they are never treated with any respect at all.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: nerd, geek, workplace, computer genius, workplace situations, office, misfit, boss and employee, lifestyle, teamwork, career, popularity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ballykissangel (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Ballykissangel is a BBC television drama set in Ireland, produced in-house by BBC Northern Ireland. The original story revolved around a young English Roman Catholic priest as he became part of a rural community. It ran for six series, which were ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Plot: small town, village life, catholic, pub, friendship, young couple, englishman abroad, agnostic, catholic priest, businessman, catholic church, priest ...
Place: ireland, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Bless Me Father (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Bless Me Father is a British sitcom starring Arthur Lowe, Daniel Abineri, Gabrielle Daye, Patrick McAlinney, David Ryall, Derek Francis and Sheila Keith. It was aired on ITV from 1978 until 1981 and described the adventures of an Irish Catholic ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Plot: catholic church, social relations, church, religions or cults, clergy, society, suburbs, suburban life, religion, british, catholic, housekeeper ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1950
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.2
 448
Hank (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Hank is a comedy television series which ran on ABC from September 30, 2009, to November 4, 2009. The series was created by Tucker Cawley and is about a Wall Street executive who loses his job and reconnects with his small-town family. Hank ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: small town, family relations, family life, starting over, eccentric family, society, parents and children, unemployment, stock broker, small town life, husband wife relationship, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Closer You Get (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Irish bachelors take out an ad in the Miami Herald, looking for love.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, sex comedy
Plot: small town, village, couples, isolation, couple relations, romance, family relations, village life, small town life, battle of the sexes, love, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.2
 367
Sunnyside (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Welcome to Sunnyside, the not-so-typical neighbourhood where anything can happen, and almost always does. From hipsters and yoga moms to meth addicts and romantic crooks, Sunnyside is a quirky neighbourhood in transition, where residents aren’t ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, light, feel good ...
Plot: silly humor, friendship, family life, couples, family problems, family relations, eccentric family, small town, small town life, siblings relations, friends, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The New Statesman (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: The New Statesman is a British sitcom of the late 1980s and early 1990s satirising the Conservative government of the time. It was written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran at the request of, and as a starring vehicle for, its principal actor, Rik ...
Style: sitcom, political, surreal, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: satire, politics, political satire, greed, british politics, conservative, politician, parliament, workplace romance, workplace situations, suburbs, media satire ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: yorkshire, northern england, europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Archie Bunker's Place (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Archie Bunker's Place is an American sitcom originally broadcast on the CBS network, conceived in 1979 as a spin-off and continuation of All in the Family. While not as popular as its predecessor, the show maintained a large enough audience to ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, witty, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: satire, disorder, friends, family relations, society, workplace, misfit partners, partners, family life, working class, workplace situations, eccentric family ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.8
 2K
Amen (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Amen is an American television sitcom produced by Carson Productions that ran from September 27, 1986 to May 11, 1991 on NBC. Set in Sherman Hemsley's real-life hometown of Philadelphia, Amen stars Hemsley as the deacon of a church and was part ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: church, religion, society, workplace, rivalry, love and romance, clergy, family relations, religions or cults, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, christian ...
Time: 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 1K
Clatterford (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Jam & Jerusalem is a British sit-com that aired on BBC One from 2006 to 2009. Written by Jennifer Saunders and Abigail Wilson, it starred Sue Johnston, Jennifer Saunders, Pauline McLynn, Dawn French, Maggie Steed, David Mitchell, and Sally ...
Style: uplifting, witty, semi serious, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: british, friendship, family relations, village, village life, friends, gender, best friends, social relations, family life, strong female presence, english countryside ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em is a BBC situation comedy, written by Raymond Allen and starring Michael Crawford and Michele Dotrice. It was first broadcast in 1973 and ran for three series, ending in 1978. The series follows the accident-prone ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous, melancholic ...
Plot: job seeking, nothing goes right, workplace, goofy hero, disorder, family relations, couples, supportive spouse, misfit, couple relations, workplace situations, comedy of errors ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
At Last the 1948 Show (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: At Last the 1948 Show is a satirical TV show made by David Frost's company, Paradine Productions, in association with Rediffusion London. Transmitted on Britain's ITV network during 1967 and 1968, it brought Cambridge Footlights humour to ...
Style: surreal, not serious, humorous, witty, parody ...
Plot: absurd humor, satire, friends, social relations, workplace, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, love and romance, media, performer's life, buddies, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1948, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.9
 3K
Snuff Box (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Snuff Box is a BBC Three British dark comedy starring and written by Matt Berry and Rich Fulcher with additional material by Nick Gargano. It first aired on Monday 27 February 2006. Both actors use their real names for their main characters. Berry ...
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, light, feel good ...
Plot: satire, silly humor, friends, social relations, comedian, dimwit, intelligence, womanizer, absurdism, execution, upscale, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Likely Lads (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Likely Lads is a British sitcom created and written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, and produced by Dick Clement. Twenty episodes were broadcast by the BBC, in three series, between 16 December 1964 and 23 July 1966. However, only eight of ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: working class, friendship, buddies, workplace, society, factory worker, friends, workplace situations, dysfunctional relationship, electrician, social climbing, army ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: northern england, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 8.0
 11
Plant (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A well-intentioned church congregation faces the harsh realities of New York City living in this satiric comedy series.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: eccentric family, family relations, disorder, religions or cults, society, clergy, satire, television, factory, church
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Raised by Wolves (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Set on a Wolverhampton council estate, Raised By Wolves is modern day reimagining of the childhood of Caitlin Moran and her brothers and sisters. Single-mum Della lives in a three bedroom council house with Germaine, Aretha, Yoko, Mariah, Wyatt and ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: eccentric family, family life, family relations, single mother, single parent, youth, teenage life, feminist, family, siblings relations, strong female presence, estate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.3
 7K
Corner Gas (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Corner Gas is a Canadian television sitcom created by Brent Butt. The series ran for six seasons from 2004 to 2009. Re-runs still air on CTV, CTV Two and The Comedy Network in Canada. Deriving its name from the roadside gas station in the fictional ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: village life, small town, gas station, family business, father son relationship, workplace, family relations, partners, lifestyle, disorder, cafe, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.1
 1K
Getting On (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Darkly comic series about life on a hospital ward and a nursing team who have to get on with the job despite challenges thrown up by the modern NHS.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, sitcom ...
Plot: hospital, satire, elderly, nurse, friends, doctors and patients, workplace situations, friendship, dealing with death, workplace, aging, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
 954
My Life as Liz (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: My Life as Liz is a mockumentary style American television series that centers on the life of Liz Lee, a misfit high-school senior living in small town Texas. The series debuted on MTV on January 18, 2010. The first season finale aired on March 8, ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, youth, social relations, teenage life, high school life, power relations, parents and children, society, best friends, family relations, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.6
 3K
227 (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: 227 is an American situation comedy that originally aired on NBC from September 14, 1985, until May 6, 1990. The series stars Marla Gibbs as a sharp-tongued, inner-city resident gossip and housewife, Mary Jenkins. It was produced by Embassy ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: black cast, neighbor, family relations, housewife, middle class, friends, couples, social relations, love and romance, lifestyle, family, workplace ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.4
 7K
Good Times (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Good Times is an American sitcom that originally aired from February 8, 1974, until August 1, 1979, on the CBS television network. It was created by Eric Monte and Mike Evans, and developed by Norman Lear, the series' primary executive ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, realistic, semi serious, sentimental
Plot: family relations, family life, parents and children, ghetto, love and romance, young lovers, tv show, workplace romance, friendship, social differences, suburban life, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: florida, chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%