Movies and TV shows like The Golden Girls

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The Golden Girls
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Golden Girls is an American sitcom, created by Susan Harris, that originally aired on NBC from September 14, 1985, to May 9, 1992. Starring Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan and Estelle Getty, the show centers on four older women sharing a home in Miami, Florida.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, sentimental, clever, feel good, touching
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: sitcom, elderly, best friends, golden years, aging, friendship, female friendship, friends, looking for love, parents and children, singleness, family relations, lifestyle, divorced woman, female teacher, elderly woman, group of friends, woman, grandparent, substitute teacher, italian immigrant, sicilian, living room, idealism, bad temper ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: miami, florida, usa, atlanta georgia, sicily, minnesota, georgia
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Freaks and Geeks
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Gilmore Girls
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USA
44 min.
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and touching films and TV series with plots about friends, friendship, family relations, love and romance, parents and children, couples and best friends mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Golden Girls: Mary and Rhoda (2000), Gilmore Girls (2000), Cheers (1982), The Over the Hill Band (2009), The Four Seasons (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Golden Palace
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Golden Palace is an American sitcom that originally aired on CBS from September 18, 1992, to May 14, 1993. The show is a spin-off of the sitcom The Golden Girls, continuing the story from that series. CBS cancelled the spin-off in 1993 after one ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, witty
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: sitcom, hotel, elderly, best friends, golden years, workplace situations, workplace, friends, friendship, chef, remarry, business venture ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: miami, florida, usa, minnesota
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Mary and Rhoda
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The old friends from "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," Mary and Rhoda, are reunited, only to discover that Mary has a daughter named Rose and Rhoda's daughter is named Meredith.
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, best friends, university, crumbling marriage, romance, follow your dream, friendship, looking for love, college, singleness, cinderella story, estrangement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, new york
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System:   44%
    User:   37%
 
 8.1
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Gilmore Girls
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Set in the charming town of Stars Hollow, Connecticut, the series follows the captivating lives of Lorelai and Rory Gilmore, a mother/daughter pair who have a relationship most people only dream of.
Style: witty, talky, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: mother daughter relationship, best friends, small town, verbal byplay, family, female protagonist, single mother, teenager, looking for love, thirtysomething life, private school, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: connecticut, usa, yale university, new england
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System:   37%
    User:   30%
 
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Cheers
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Cheers is an American sitcom television series that ran for 11 seasons from 1982 to 1993. It was produced by Charles/Burrows/Charles Productions in association with Paramount Network Television for NBC and created by the team of James Burrows, Glen ...
Style: feel good, talky, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, bar, buddies, couple relations, workplace romance, womanizer, love and romance, couples, workplace, friends, psychiatrist, opposites attract ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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The Over the Hill Band
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Upon the death of her husband, Claire (70) decides to reconnect with her estranged son, down and out R&B musician Sid. She asks him to help her restart the old girl group she used to sing in with two of her friends from the old days. The rebel ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: r&b, golden years, music band, parents and children, artists and showbiz, elderly, family relations, reunion, girl group, female bonding, old lady, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
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System:   36%
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The Four Seasons
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Three middle-aged wealthy couples take vacations together in Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. Along the way we are treated to mid-life, marital, parental and other crises.
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, divorce, human nature, unlikely friendships, relationships, marriage, couple relations, dialogue, mentor, romance, wilderness, midlife crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new england, usa
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    User:   30%
 
 7.2
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Maude
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: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, feminism, couple relations, suburbs, suburban life, society, couples, female protagonist, best friends, parents and children, family life, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   34%
    User:   33%
 
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State of Grace
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: State of Grace is an American comedy-drama series that ran for two seasons on the Fox Network's Fox Family channel during 2001 and 2002.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Plot: family, best friends, friendship, school, teenage life, youth, family relations, friends, jewish, coming of age, family life, teenager ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: north carolina, usa
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    User:   27%
 
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Echo Park
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Austria
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, everybody is somebody else. May, a single mother who delivers strip-O-grams, dreams of being an actress. She rents one of her rooms out to a pizza-man cum songwriter named Jonathan. Meanwhile, in the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: actor's life, gays and lesbians, single parent, crumbling marriage, bar, desire for fame, human nature, actress, dream, stripper, introspection, self discovery ...
Time: 80s
Place: austria, california, europe, usa, los angeles
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System:   32%
    User:   37%
 
Boy Meets World
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Boy Meets World is an American television sitcom that chronicles the coming of age events and everyday life-lessons of Cory Matthews, a Philadelphian who grows up from a young boy to a married man. The show aired for seven seasons from 1993 to 2000 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens, teen drama
Plot: sitcom, school, coming of age, buddies, friendship, family, college, high school life, high school, teenage life, best friends, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
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System:   32%
    User:   28%
 
 6.7
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Full House
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, friends, single parent, friendship, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, coming of age, single father, youth, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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System:   31%
    User:   33%
 
Freaks and Geeks
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: High school mathlete Lindsay Weir rebels and begins hanging out with a crowd of burnouts (the "freaks"), while her brother Sam Weir navigates a different part of the social universe with his nerdy friends (the "geeks").
Style: witty, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, clever ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, buddies, friendship, high school life, cult, teenage life, suburbs, coming of age, social relations, misfit, youth, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: detroit, usa
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System:   31%
    User:   34%
 
 6.4
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Roommates
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An elderly, yet young-at-heart man, moves in with his grandson, and both their lives turn upside-down.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: golden years, cancer, starting over, mentor, family, human nature, friendship, hospital, relationships, elderly, hopes, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   26%
 
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I Ought to Be in Pictures
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Grandmother has nothing to say when Libby tells her that she is off to LA to look up Dad, a Hollywood screenwriter. Grandmother has been in a New York cemetery for six years and Dad has been out of Libby's life for 16 of her 19 years. Libby ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, emotional ...
Plot: family life, elderly lovers, hollywood, golden years, single parent, parents and children, estrangement, suburbs, family gatherings, screenwriter, struggling actor, suburban life ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york
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System:   29%
    User:   28%
 
Lovers and Other Strangers
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mike Vecchio and Susan Henderson are preparing for their upcoming wedding. However, they seem to be the only two people at the wedding that are happy. Mike's brother Richie and his wife Joan are going through a divorce, which is upsetting his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, talky, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: young lovers, romance, battle of the sexes, self discovery, couple relations, infidelity, looking for love, love affair, love triangle, singleness, eccentric family, family gatherings ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   34%
 
 5.8
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A New Life
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Steve Giardino, an abrasive workaholic Wall Streeter, and his wife Jackie divorce after twenty-six years of marriage and find themselves thrust back into the dating world in middle age and in search of a new life.
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, sitcom, romance, crumbling marriage, self discovery, looking for love, singleness, midlife crisis, dating, relationship vs career, terminal illness, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
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System:   28%
    User:   26%
 
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Girls
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: The assorted humiliations, disasters and rare triumphs of four very different twenty-something girls: Hannah, an aspiring writer; Marnie, an art gallery assistant and cousins Jessa and Shoshanna.
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: strong sexual content, best friends, city life, twentysomething life, urban, lifestyle, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, aspiring writer, female friendship, adolescence, new yorker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   28%
    User:   32%
 
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Kate & Allie
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Kate & Allie is an American television situation comedy which ran from March 19, 1984, to May 22, 1989. Kate & Allie first aired on CBS as a midseason replacement series and only six episodes were initially commissioned, but the favorable ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: sitcom, city life, family life, urban, best friends, single parent, feminism, friends, single mother, female friendship, friendship, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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System:   28%
    User:   28%
 
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LOL
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The relationships of three men are examined through their use of technology.
Style: semi serious, talky, clever, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: human nature, friendship, urban, looking for love, twentysomething life, computers and web, city life, love and romance, introspection, couple relations, sexual relations, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   29%
 
 7.3
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Wings
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: clever, not serious, talky, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, airport, siblings relations, workplace situations, workplace, friendship, friends, family relations, sibling relationship, pilot, control room, mechanic ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   29%
 
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Bonneville
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three women take a road trip to Santa Barbara in order to deliver the ashes of one of their dead husbands to his resentful daughter. Faced with the decision of a lifetime, Arvilla Holden hijacks her two best friends and sets off in a vintage ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Plot: on the road, best friends, dealing with death, friendship, parents and children, death in the family, family relations, friends, golden years, human nature, couple relations, elderly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, idaho, nevada, usa, las vegas ...
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System:   26%
    User:   30%
 
Shag - More Dancing
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Summer of 1963. Carson is getting married to her boyfriend so her friends Melaina, Pudge and Luanne take her to Myrtle Beach for one last irresponsible weekend.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, romance, dancing, dance, best friends, unlikely friendships, runaway, coming-of-age, young lovers, teenager, childhood ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 50s, 60s, 80s
Place: south carolina, usa
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System:   26%
    User:   29%
 
She's Having a Baby
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Jake and Kristy Briggs are newlyweds. Being young, they are perhaps a bit unprepared for the full reality of marriage and all that it (and their parents) expect from them. Do they want babies? Their parents certainly want them to. Is married life ...
Style: clever, sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: parenthood, pregnancy, romance, marriage, self discovery, single parent, hospital, suburbs, wedding, relationships, couple relations, family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   31%
 
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Kotch
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Joseph Kotcher, retired salesman, walks out on his son and daughter-in-law after their attempts to put him in a retirement home. He tracks down their babysitter, sacked because she is pregnant, and rents a small house nearby. He finds a new purpose ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Plot: bus, elderly lovers, hospital, golden years, single parent, human nature, couple relations, friendship, teenage pregnancy, parents and children, family life, elderly ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   30%
 
Steel Magnolias
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: This heart wrenching drama is about a beauty shop, in Louisana owned by Truvy, and the tragedies of all of her clients.
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, small town, women, best friends, wedding, pregnancy, parenthood, unlikely friendships, relationships, beauty salon, mentor, life philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
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System:   25%
    User:   23%
 
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Moesha
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, multicultural
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: sitcom, best friends, verbal byplay, teenage life, family, family life, youth, family relations, friends, parents and children, eccentric family, high school ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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System:   25%
    User:   30%
 
 7.4
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Nobody's Fool
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sully is a rascally ne'er-do-well approaching retirement age. While he is pressing a worker's compensation suit for a bad knee, he secretly works for his nemesis, Carl, and flirts with Carl's young wife Toby. Sully's long- ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: small town, redemption, father son relationship, parents and children, relationships, elderly, loneliness, drinking, nudity (topless - notable), character study, dialogue, life philosophy ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, hawaii
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System:   25%
    User:   25%
 
 6.5
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Hello Lonesome
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lonely since his wife left him and alienated from his daughter, a cantankerous voice-over artist strikes up an unlikely friendship with his regular deliveryman. Many suburbs away, an elderly widow loses her license to drive and turns to her wry ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: friends, golden years, suburbs, urban, couple relations, friendship, unfulfilled love, city life, suburban life, estrangement, elderly, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   24%
    User:   20%
 

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Jeffrey
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jeffery, a young gay man in New York, decides that sex is too much and decided to become celibate. He immediately meets the man of his dreams and must decide whether or not love is worth the danger of a boyfriend dying.
Style: witty, humorous, touching, sexual, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, aids, romance, friendship, fall in love, homosexuality, stereotypes, gays and lesbians, relationships, unlikely couple, opposites attract, dialogue ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city
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System:   24%
    User:   28%
 
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Women
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Five women, all in their forties, try to find out what's important for them in life.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: best friends, friendship, midlife crisis, friends, romance, love and romance, aging, feminism, looking for love, love affair, parents and children, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, portugal
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System:   24%
    User:   22%
 
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