Movies and TV shows like Married with Children

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Married with Children (1987)
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Married with Children (1987)
Original name: Married... with Children
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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 April 5, 1987, to June 9, 1997. The series was created by Michael G. Moye and Ron Leavitt. The show was known for handling nonstandard topics for the time period, which garnered the then-fledgling Fox network a standing among the Big Three television networks. The series' 11-season, 259-episode run makes it the longest-lasting live-action sitcom on the Fox network. The show's famous theme song is "Love and Marriage" by Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen, performed by Frank Sinatra from the 1955 television production Our Town. The first season of the series was videotaped at ABC Television Center in Hollywood. From season 2 to season 8, the show was taped at Sunset Gower Studios in Hollywood, and the remaining three seasons were taped at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City. The series was produced by Embassy Communications on its first season and the remaining seasons by ELP Communications under the studio Columbia Pictures Television.
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, feel good, realistic, cynical, witty, not serious, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, struggle, family life, family problems, parents and children, misfit, working class, promiscuous daughter, dog, family relations, marriage, neighbor, stupidity, adult humor, husband wife conflict, teenage life, football, youth, couple relations, bowling, housewife, salesman, loser, accountant, suburbs ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, usa

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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, parents and children, couples, family life, couple relations, eccentric family and family mostly in Comedy, Family and Romance genres. Some movies like Married with Children: The Middle (2009), Malcolm in the Middle (2000), Frasier (1993), Grounded for Life (2001), My Wife and Kids (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Middle (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The daily mishaps of a married woman and her semi-dysfunctional family and their attempts to survive life in general in the city of Orson, Indiana.
Style: feel good, not serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: siblings relations, everyday life, parents and children, family values, family life, family relations, marriage, adolescence, family, teenage boy, couple relations, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
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Malcolm in the Middle (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A gifted young teen tries to survive life with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, sitcom, neurotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: siblings relations, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, prodigy, youth, suburban life, eccentric family, lifestyle, anger, uptight character, social satire ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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100%
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Frasier (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: After many years spent at the “Cheers” bar, Frasier moves back home to Seattle to work as a radio psychiatrist after his policeman father gets shot in the hip on duty.
Style: sitcom, not serious, talky, humorous, witty ...
Plot: radio, psychiatrist, living with parents, father son relationship, doctor, radio show, dog, verbal byplay, psychiatry, sibling relationship, love and romance, uptight character ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, washington state, manchester england ...
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100%
Grounded for Life (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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, family values, eccentric family, parents and children, everyday life, nothing goes right, siblings relations, teenage life, society, youth, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s, 80s ...
Place: new york, usa
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100%
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My Wife and Kids (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: My Wife and Kids is an American television family sitcom that ran on ABC from March 28, 2001 until May 17, 2005. Produced by Touchstone Television, it starred Damon Wayans and Tisha Campbell-Martin, and centers on the character of Michael Kyle, a ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, sitcom, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: black family, couple relations, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family relations, working class, siblings relations, family life, family gatherings, eccentric family, family problems, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: connecticut, usa
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100%
Everybody Hates Chris (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Everybody Hates Chris is an American television narrative sitcom that depicts the troubled teenage experiences of comedian Chris Rock while growing up in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City. The show is set between 1982 and 1987, but Rock ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, teenage life, bully, working class, high school, black family, african american, parents and children, family life, friendship, eccentric family, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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37%
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Life of Riley (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Life of Riley is a British comedy television series, shown on BBC One and BBC HD. The show stars Caroline Quentin and Neil Dudgeon, who are recently married, and is set around their dysfunctional family. The show also features the couple's four ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, family problems, family life, parents and children, couple relations, couples, marriage, husband wife relationship, baby, children, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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36%
Unhappily Ever After (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Unhappily Ever After is an American sitcom that aired for 100 episodes on The WB network from January 11, 1995, to May 23, 1999, for a total of five seasons. The series was produced by Touchstone Television.
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: family relations, couples, white trash, dysfunctional family, split personality, stuffed toy, breaking the fourth wall, tv show, basement, imaginary friend, rabbit
Time: 90s, 20th century
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Lucky Louie (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Lucky Louie is an American television sitcom created by Louis C.K., which aired on HBO for one season in 2006. In addition to being the creator, writer and executive producer of the series, C.K. starred as the eponymous Louie, a part-time mechanic. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: financial problem, profanity, nothing goes right, parenthood, family problems, parents and children, family life, couple relations, ordinary person, frustration, society, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
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35%
Grace Under Fire (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Grace Under Fire is an American sitcom that aired on ABC from September 29, 1993 to February 17, 1998. The show starred Brett Butler, as a single mother learning how to cope with raising her three children alone after finally divorcing her no-good ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, touching, witty ...
Plot: family relations, single mother, couples, family problems, life is a bitch, working class, family life, eccentric family, love and romance, single parent, male female relationship, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: missouri
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100%
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Up All Night (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: An irreverent look at parenthood through the point of view of an acerbic working mother, along with her stay-at-home husband and opinionated parents.
Style: humorous, sitcom, not serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: family relations, couple relations, parents and children, couples, relationship vs career, friends, coping, child birth, childbirth, husband wife relationship, parenthood, babies and infants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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35%
The King of Queens (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Three's definitely a crowd for parcel post deliveryman Doug Heffernan (Kevin James), whose newly widowed father-in-law, Arthur (Jerry Stiller), has moved in with him and his wife, Carrie (Leah Remini). Doug's no longer the king of his ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good ...
Plot: working class, living with parents, friendship, marital problem, family problems, family relations, workplace, love and romance, buddies, battle of the sexes, family life, friends ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: new york, usa
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34%
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is an American television sitcom that originally aired on NBC from September 10, 1990, to May 20, 1996. The show stars Will Smith as a fictionalized version of himself, a street-smart teenager from West Philadelphia who ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, family relations, culture clash, black family, fish out of water, butler, african american, misfit, youth, siblings relations, verbal byplay, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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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
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Mama's Family (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Thelma Harper and her spinster sister Fran open their home to Thelma's recently divorced son Vinton and his teenage son and daughter. It's quite an adjustment for everyone, especially the cranky, argumentative Thelma.
Style: sitcom, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, parents and children, strong female presence, couples, family problems, friends, adult virgin, teenage life, family life, family, widow ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
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33%
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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
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33%
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1600 Penn (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: 1600 Penn is an American single camera television comedy series about a dysfunctional family living in the White House. The series stars Jenna Elfman, Bill Pullman and Josh Gad. Gad, along with Jason Winer and Jon Lovett jointly created the central ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, politics, parents and children, white house, couple relations, head of state, family problems, state affairs, family relations, silly humor, husband wife relationship, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
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Are We There Yet? (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Are We There Yet? opens where the popular film of the same name left off, with Nick and Suzanne newly married. After six months, their family is beginning to show growing pains, from the complexities of life as newlyweds to weathering the storm of ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: couple relations, parents and children, family relations, family life, newlyweds, ex athlete, blended family, black family, youth, couples, family, based on movie
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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33%
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Kath & Kim (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Australia
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, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: couple relations, lifestyle, family relations, couples, family problems, parents and children, dysfunctional family, parent child relationship, marital problem, mother daughter relationship, jealous spouse, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
My Big Fat Greek Life (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: My Big Fat Greek Life is a sitcom series that ran on CBS in 2003. The series is a continuation on the 2002 movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding and was produced by HBO Television and Tom Hanks's Playtone Productions for Sony Pictures Television. In ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: greek, unlikely couple, lifestyle, family life, eccentric family, culture clash, disagreement, society, misfit, love and romance, couples, working class ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
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33%
Welcome to the Family (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Welcome to the Family is an American television series that aired on NBC from October 3, to October 17, 2013 on Thursdays at 8:30 p.m. Eastern/7:30 p.m. Central, after Parks and Recreation. On May 10, 2013, the network placed a series order for the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, light, captivating ...
Plot: family life, pregnancy, eccentric family, teenage love, love and romance, parents and children, couple relations, society, life turned upside down, family relations, young lovers, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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32%
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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
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32%
Your Family or Mine (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Based on an enormously popular Israeli comedy, Your Family or Mine comes from the producers of Friends, Will & Grace, How I Met Your Mother and Happy Endings. The new series revolves around Oliver and Kelli, who are living proof of the ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, eccentric family, family life, couple relations, parents and children, disorder, social differences, culture clash, friendship, everyday life, couples, indoor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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31%
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Fresh Off the Boat (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A '90s-set single-camera comedy about a hip-hop-loving Asian kid growing up in suburban Orlando, being raised by an immigrant father obsessed with all things American and an immigrant mother often bewildered by white culture.
Style: mumblecore, not serious, humorous, sitcom, funny ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: family relations, immigrants, restaurant, family life, parents and children, suburbs, society, youth, school, asian american, brother brother relationship, middle school ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, orlando florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 ⇓
31%
2point4 Children (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: 2point4 children is a 1990s British sitcom that was created and written by Andrew Marshall. It follows the lives of the Porter family; an average family that is persistently faced with surreal situations and sheer bad luck. The show was originally ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, couple relations, parents and children, family life, couples, eccentric family, family, brother sister relationship, family man, family home, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 ⇓
31%
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Crumbs (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Crumbs is an American television sitcom starring Fred Savage and Jane Curtin that ran on ABC from January 12, 2006 to February 7, 2006. It also starred William Devane, Maggie Lawson and Eddie McClintock. The show's slogan is "The normal ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, family problems, parents and children, family business, restaurant, hometown, loss of son, mother son relationship, eccentric family, mental illness, loss of sibling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Tracy Morgan Show (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Tracy Morgan Show is an American sitcom that aired from December 2, 2003 to March 20, 2004 on NBC. The series stars Tracy Morgan and Tamala Jones. The show was canceled in its first season after 18 episodes.
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, family life, workplace, parents and children, working class, auto repair, family business, friendship, workplace situations, african american, stand up comedian, car
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Out of Practice (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Out of Practice is an American situation comedy that was produced by Paramount Network Television and originally broadcast on sister company CBS from September 19, 2005 to March 29, 2006. With producers Joe Keenan and Christopher Lloyd at the helm, ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, light ...
Plot: family relations, eccentric family, parents and children, family, power relations, therapy, siblings relations, doctors and patients, couple relations, doctor, family disapproval, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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