Movies and TV shows like Roseanne

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Roseanne (1988)
 7.0
 37K
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: humorous, biting, realistic, cynical, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: working class, sitcom, family, lesbian, family life, overweight, teenage life, youth, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, family values, society, couples, gender, suburban life, coming of age, siblings relations, americana, eccentric family, verbal byplay, suburbs, loud, gay, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa

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Most similar movies to Roseanne

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and witty films and TV series with plots about family relations, family life, parents and children, sitcom, siblings relations, family and youth mostly in Comedy, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like Roseanne: 8 Simple Rules (2002), Reba (2001), All in the Family (1971), Family Matters (1989), Full House (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
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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: realistic, touching, witty, humorous, not serious
Plot: sitcom, overprotective parent, family, siblings relations, parents and children, family problems, family life, youth, family relations, eccentric family, couples, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.5
 12K
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: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: sitcom, dentist, dysfunctional family, single mother, pregnancy, teenage life, family problems, suburbs, couples, family life, single parent, football ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
All in the Family (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Archie Bunker, a working class bigot, constantly squabbles with his family over the important issues of the day.
Style: realistic, biting, humorous, witty, not serious ...
Plot: sitcom, working class, liberal, conservative, stupidity, success, social differences, society, battle of the sexes, suffering, generation gap, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.6
 22K
Family Matters (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A long-running dramedy centering on the Winslow family, a middle-class African American family living in Chicago, and their pesky next-door neighbor, ultra-nerd Steve Urkel. A spin-off of Perfect Strangers.
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, social relations, suburban life, suburbs, family life, disorder, youth, lifestyle, siblings relations, goofy hero, parents and children, family ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 6.7
 48K
Full House (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, friends, friendship, family life, single parent, single father, youth, family relations, siblings relations, parents and children, eccentric family ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: realistic, feel good, witty, not serious, humorous
Plot: sitcom, family, overbearing parent, christianity, working class, everyday life, society, irish, youth, eccentric family, teenage life, in-laws ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Married with Children (1986)
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 ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, cynical, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, sitcom, struggle, family life, family problems, parents and children, working class, misfit, promiscuous daughter, neighbor, stupidity, dog ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Good Luck Charlie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: feel good, humorous, witty, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: sitcom, family, nurse, family relations, parents and children, adolescence, family values, youth, parenthood, siblings relations, social relations, diary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 5.3
 963
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: not serious, humorous, light, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: sitcom, family, couple relations, parents and children, family life, couples, family relations, actor's life, artists and showbiz, siblings relations, teenage life, youth
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.8
 9K
George Lopez (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: not serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Plot: sitcom, factory worker, factory, mexican american, disorder, relationship vs career, parents and children, workplace situations, best friends, working class, teenage boy, best friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.2
 14K
Family Ties (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Former 1960s flower children Steven and Elyse Keaton raise their conservative son Alex, daughters Mallory and Jennifer, and later, youngest child Andrew.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, republican, family, liberal, culture clash, suburban life, adolescence vs adulthood, couple relations, family relations, siblings relations, suburbs, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.5
 11K
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: witty, sincere, not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, sexism, family, couple relations, siblings relations, suburban life, step siblings, parents and children, remarry, suburbs, couples, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.0
 6K
Blossom (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Blossom is an American sitcom broadcast on NBC from January 3, 1991, to May 22, 1995. The series was created by Don Reo, and starred Mayim Bialik as Blossom Russo, a teenager living with her father and two brothers. It was produced by Reo's ...
Style: realistic, humorous, witty, touching, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: sitcom, family, single parent, single father, family relations, eccentric family, teenage life, youth, father daughter relationship, female protagonist, friendship between girls, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Bernie Mac Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: not serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, clever
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, artists and showbiz, parents and children, family relations, family life, eccentric family, black family, parenthood, husband wife relationship, uncle nephew relationship, marriage, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.5
 41K
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, humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, parents and children, family life, parenthood, adolescence, everyday life, marriage, family values, couple relations, teenage boy, childhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 8.1
 26K
The Goldbergs (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Before there were parenting blogs, trophies for showing up, and peanut allergies, there was a simpler time called the '80s. For geeky 11-year old Adam these were his wonder years and he faced them armed with a video camera to capture all the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, sentimental, not serious
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, retro, family life, childhood, parents and children, overbearing parent, teenage life, family values, three generations, brother sister relationship, jewish, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: witty, humorous, feel good, realistic, situational comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, teenage life, black family, butler, fish out of water, family relations, verbal byplay, siblings relations, social differences, misfit, eccentric family, culture clash ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.7
 12K
Growing Pains (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Growing Pains is an American television sitcom about an affluent family, residing in Huntington, Long Island, New York, with a working mother and a stay-at-home psychiatrist father raising three children together, which aired on ABC from September ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, society, youth, friends, family life, teenage life, suburbs, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, long island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, feel good, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: black family, sitcom, couple relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, family problems, siblings relations, family relations, family gatherings, eccentric family, family life, working class ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, dysfunctional family, couple relations, family relations, protective parent, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, boyfriend, youth, sexual identity, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, long island, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Sister, Sister (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: sitcom, twins, parents and children, family relations, high school life, teenage life, student life, college, high school, eccentric family, family life, college life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.4
 29K
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: sentimental, feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, teenage life, couples, family values, family life, youth, lifestyle, society, siblings relations, family relations, couple relations, family ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.7
 3K
Moesha (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Moesha was an American sitcom series that aired on the UPN network from January 23, 1996 to May 14, 2001. The series stars R&B singer Brandy Norwood as Moesha Mitchell, a high school student living with her family in the Leimert Park ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, multicultural
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: sitcom, friends, verbal byplay, family relations, family, best friends, eccentric family, family life, teenage life, parents and children, youth, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: realistic, humorous, witty, not serious, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, teenage life, sitcom, black family, working class, bully, high school, shyness, friendship, social relations, family values, family life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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, dark humor ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, suicide, comedian, mechanic, siblings relations, childhood, family problems, workplace romance, parents and children, suburban life, father son relationship, sitcom ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Still Standing (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, teenage life, family life, couples, family problems, love and romance, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.4
 308K
Modern Family (2009)
Genre: Comedy, 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: humorous, realistic, cynical, not serious
Plot: parents and children, family life, adoption, generation gap, everyday life, marriage, couple relations, sister sister relationship, sitcom, family values, homosexual, step parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Diff'rent Strokes (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Diff'rent Strokes is an American television sitcom that aired on NBC from November 3, 1978, to May 4, 1985, and on ABC from September 27, 1985, to March 7, 1986. The series stars Gary Coleman and Todd Bridges as Arnold and Willis Jackson, two ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, adoption, sitcom, anniversary, youth, eccentric family, family life, suburbs, teenage life, family relations, mischievous children, siblings relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.2
 28K
Parenthood (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching
Plot: family life, single parent, adolescence, family relations, couple relations, marital problem, parents and children, siblings relations, responsibility, parenthood, social relations, family drama ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 3K
Maude (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Maude is an American television sitcom that was originally broadcast on the CBS network from September 12, 1972 until April 22, 1978. Maude stars Bea Arthur as Maude Findlay, an outspoken, middle-aged, politically liberal woman living in suburban ...
Style: biting, realistic, clever, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: sitcom, liberal, feminism, female protagonist, suburban life, friends, parents and children, couple relations, family relations, abortion, civil rights, best friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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